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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 100

United States
Carrier & Local Issues
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2336
Symbol:Cat No:1LB4

Baltimore, Md., 1850-55, 1¢ green. Full to large margins, pencil canceled and tied by "Baltimore, Md., Nov 24" cds, matching "1" in circle drop-rate handstamp on buff folded cover to local address, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Kuphal, Wall, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1LB4; Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1¢ GREEN BALTIMORE CARRIER ISSUE - CONSIDERED TO THE FINEST KNOWN OF THREE EXAMPLES ON COVER TIED BY A POSTMARK.

The 1¢ Green on White carrier stamp is the rarest of the Baltimore semi-official carrier stamps. Many of the examples on cover are uncanceled or canceled only by manuscript or pencil.

Census of Baltimore 1¢ Green Carrier Stamps tied by postmark on cover:
1. Baltimore Nov. 24 black cds cover to Fayette St., ex-Kuphal, Wall, the cover offered here.
2. Baltimore Feb. 24 blue cds tied along with 1¢ #7, ex-Ackerman, Hall, Hackmey, Gross.
3. Baltimore Jun. 13, 1861 blue cds on cover to West Fayette St, ex-Caspary, Middendorf, Golden, D.K. Collection, Wall.
US$7,500-10,000 (Image)

Est. $7,500-10,000



Opening US$ 4,250.00
Sold...US$ 4,250.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:14:07 EST
Sold For 4250

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2337
Symbol:(Cat No:4LB20

Charleston, S.C., Steinmeyer's City Post, 1859, 2¢ black on pink. Complete pane of 10, no gum, huge sheet margins all around with post proprietor "J. F. Steinmeyer Jr." signature in bottom margin; few small thins in margins well away from stamps, still Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4LB20; $2,250.

Scott catalog notes that signed sheets sell for about 50% more.
US$0 (Image)

Scott $2,250



Opening US$ 675.00


Closed..Dec-11-2021, 02:00:00 EST
Sold For 0

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2338
Symbol:Cat No:12L1

Bicycle Mail Route, 1894, 25¢ green. "San Francisco" error of spelling. Canceled by purple double bar cancel and tied by "Fresno, Cal., Jul 15, 1894" cds and bar duplex on 2¢ Columbian corner card entire to the under Sheriff in Fresno, purple Overman Wheel Co. handstamp, reverse with purple Bicycle handstamp dated "Jul 15, 1894"; light stamp toning and vertical cover fold affecting stamp, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 12L1; $2,750. US$0 (Image)

Scott $2,750



Opening US$ 1,450.00
Sold...US$ 1,450.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:15:02 EST
Sold For 1450

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2339
Symbol:Cat No:12L2

Bicycle Mail Route, 1894, 25¢ green. Retouched die. Tied by purple double bar cancel on cover to Fresno, additionally franked with 1890, 2¢ carmine (220) tied by "Fresno, Cal., Jul 12, 1894 " cds and bar duplex and additionally tying local, reverse with purple Bicycle handstamp dated "Jul 12, 1894"; local with tiny scuff, otherwise Very Fine and attractive, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 12L2; $2,000. US$0 (Image)

Scott $2,000



Opening US$ 1,200.00
Sold...US$ 1,200.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:15:20 EST
Sold For 1200

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2340
Symbol:Cat No:12LU2

Bicycle Mail Route, envelope, 1894, 25¢ brown. On 2¢ green on amber entire (size D) locally addressed to Arthur Banta at Victor Cyclery, canceled by purple double bar handstamp, 2¢ indicia canceled by "Fresno, Cal., Jul 18, 1894" duplex postmark, reverse with undated purple Bicycle handstamp, Very Fine, ex-Bleuler.
Scott No. 12LU2; $1,750. US$0 (Image)

Scott $1,750



Opening US$ 650.00


Closed..Dec-11-2021, 02:00:00 EST
Sold For 0

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2341
Symbol:Cat No:75L2

Hale & Co., 1844 (6¢) red on bluish. Margins at left and bottom, clear at top and just touched at right, intense color, manuscript "AB" (Amos Bates, Hale's agent) control mark, canceled by manuscript "X", clear strike of red "Forwarded by Hale & Co., from New Bedford" oval handstamp and matching "Paid"on Dec. 18th 1844 folded letter to Springfield Mass., stamp tied by "Hale & Co., Boston" oval handstamp with additional strike at center; top corner slightly affected from edge placement, vertical file fold does not appear to affect stamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 75L2; $2,500; Estimate $500 - 750.

A RARE HALE 6¢ RED USAGE FROM NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS. US$500-750 (Image)

Scott $2,500
Est. $500-750



Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:15:58 EST
Sold For 450

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2342
Symbol:(Cat No:143L1-143L5

Wells Fargo & Co., 1861 Pony Express issues complete. Of all five dollar values, no gum, clear to mostly all ample margins, all fresh with strong colors, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 143L1-143L5; $2,025. US$0 (Image)

Scott $2,025



Opening US$ 1,900.00
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:16:26 EST
Sold For 1900

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2343
Symbol:(Cat No:143L8

Wells Fargo & Co., 1862-64, 25¢ blue. Block of 8, no gum, large to mostly huge margins, deep rich color; tiny ink spot affecting fifth stamp, still Extremely Fine, an extremely rare large multiple, ex-Hall & Twigg-Smith.
Scott No. 143L8; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. US$1,500-2,000 (Image)

Est. $1,500-2,000



Opening US$ 1,600.00
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:17:36 EST
Sold For 1600

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2344
Symbol:Cat No:143LP10

Wells Fargo & Co., Publishers' Stamp, 1876, blue. Vertical pair, tied by two magenta strikes of Wells Fargo & Co. Express, San Francisco Cal. Dec. 19th ovals on small piece, Very Fine and rare used pair.
Scott No. 143LP10; Estimate $500 - 750. US$500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750



Opening US$ 400.00


Closed..Dec-11-2021, 02:00:00 EST
Sold For 0

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2345
Symbol:Cat No:143LP10

Wells, Fargo & Co., 1876, Blue "Publishers' Stamp". Four margins, tied by light red "Wells Fargo & Co's Express, San Francisco, Cal. Oct 27, 2 PM" oval on 1¢ Jefferson postal card (UX12) to Asylum Cal., printed San Francisco Chronicle subscription Nov. 15, 1894 notice on reverse; light card creasing, Very Fine and rare, with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143LP10; $1,750 on wrapper.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE USE OF THE WELLS FARGO PUBLISHERS' STAMP USE ON A POSTAL CARD FROM A PUBLISHER. US$0 (Image)

Scott $1,750 on



Opening US$ 1,050.00


Closed..Dec-11-2021, 02:00:00 EST
Sold For 0
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2346
Symbol:Cat No:143LP10

Wells, Fargo & Co., 1876, Blue "Publishers' Stamp". Clear to huge margins, couple small internal faults, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co's Express, San Diego, Cal." oval handstamp on wrapper to Poway, Calif., Very Fine, with 1982 & 2016 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 143LP10; $1,750. US$0 (Image)

Scott $1,750



Opening US$ 700.00
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:18:42 EST
Sold For 700


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