– “F” grill – New York City
Black, tied by New York (Main) ”PO Received” duplex CDS to a street
address within the city. Contents dated: “Long Island June 8th,
1869”, so the letter was carried into the city and mailed at the
main post office. $50.00
73 – “Bootlegged” into New York City
Black, tied by Jun 25 New York city CDS. The letter enclosed is
datelined: “London, June 1866” and is about an engraved plate being
executed there. $125.00
73 – Owego, N.Y. Fancy
2c Black, tied by Owego, N.Y 1865 duplex
CDS. Nice “Ring off Pearls” fancy cancel, on unsealed circular rate
cover. Four-margin stamp, well centered.
73 - Greenville, S.C.
Manuscript "Drop Letter". Interesting content:
A third party is offering the reverend shares in the South Carolina Rail
Road for 50 cents on the dollar. By February 15th, 1867 the rail
road was on its way into bankruptcy. Great piece of history.
73 - Washington, D.C.
Black, tied by Washington, D.C. duplex CDS. Fresh, clean, full
unsealed cover. Nice local use.
Three-cent Domestic Covers
73 - Nicholasville, KY
Black, pair tied by Nicholasville, Nov 16, 1863 duplex CDS on full
cover which is over paid by one-cent, going to Ohio.
73 – Strip of three
Black, tied by Philadelphia, Pa CDS to double weight cover going to
Greencastle, Penna. Reduced 1’4” at left.
87+63 – “E” grill – New York City
FLS with stamps tied by New York duplex CDS. Philadelphia P. Office
, April 29, 1 A.M. receiving mark on the back. Docketed: “1868”.
Second month of use for the Back Jack “E” grill.
73 – Tonganoxie, Kans.
Black, two singles struck with blue target cancels, Tonganoxie CDS
accompanies on cover going to Indiana.
One-cent overpayment cover reduced ¼” at left.
73 - Old Town, Me.
Black, struck with "Paid 3" in arc cancel, on cover to Menasha,
Wisconsin. Cover was underpaid by one-cent. Marked "Paid 3",
possibly because the deficient postage was paid in cash at the time
it was mailed. $150.00
63+73 - Albion, Michigan
Blue + 2c Black, struck with large "Paid 3" in arc cancels on
domestic rate cover to Copper Hill, New Jersey. Albion, Mich. De c3
CDS accompanies. The "3" in the Paid cancel is especially large!
Back stamped: "Herman Toaspern".
73 (Two singles) - Philadelphia, Pa.
1864, domestic rate cover, one-cent overpaid, to Whitefield, N.H.
Note manuscript docketing: "Profile House July 12, Sent up here by
mistake with ...". A Profile House, N.H. July 11 CDS accompanies. A
most unusual Miss-sent cover.
73 - Two singles - Chicago to Davenport - East RPO cancel
Black, singles tied by indistinct CDS. To Rockford via the Chicago,
Rock Island and Union Pacific R.R. Cover slightly reduced at the
73 - Pair - Independence, Oregon manuscript
Black, pair cancelled with pen strokes, on small cover to
Jacksonville, Oregon. Contents included: letter dated April 15,
1966, about family and farming. The stamps represent a one-cent
over-payment of the 3c domestic rate.
73+63 - Hohokus, N.J.
Black, 1c Blue struck with target cancel, CDS accompanies. Docketed
inside: "Received Mar. 12th, '64", domestic use. Interesting town
73 – Blue Begonia Leaf cancel
2c Black, tied by Frederick, Md., Begonia
leaf cancel, to unsealed circular rate cover. (S/E no. PP-L 49).
Scarce cancel. $150.00
73 – Unsealed
2c Black, tied by “Circle of Wedges”
cancel. An early debt collection corner card. The copy is asking the
postmaster, on the receiving end, to provide the sender with the
whereabouts of the addressee, who owes money for consigned
merchandise. Offers to reimburse postmaster’s postage.
Ex-Harry F. Allen
73 – Brookline, Mass., Negative star cancel
2c Black tied to folded prices current,
“October 31, 1867”, by negative star cancel, CDS accompanies.
Ex-Harry F. Allen. His tracing accompanies.
73 – Canajoharie, N.Y.
2c Black, tied by waffle grid cancel, CDS
accompanies. Stamp with three large margins, strong bright
impression. Unsealed circular use. Great eye appeal.
73 – Wheeling, WV
Black, tied by blue duplex Wheeling CDS to full circular rate cover
to Kingston, Ohio. Stamp is
well centered! $150.00