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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1227, Local and Private Posts (Metropolitan thru Pinckney)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4). Cut to shape, affixed to cover and used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), tied by "New-York Sep. 6" circular datestamp to Morristown N.J., some slight toning, Very Fine

E. 300-400
375
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1228, Local and Private Posts (Metropolitan thru Pinckney)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4). Cut to shape, cancelled by grid and used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), tied by "New-York Apr. 21" circular datestamp on blue 1854 folded letter to local street address, vertical file fold does not affect stamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-11-15
The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1631, Metropolitan Post Office thru MillsMetropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4). Cut to shape, cancelled by well-worn "Paid/W. H. Laws" framed handstamp (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), tied by "New-York Feb. 12, 1859" circular datestamp on small cover to Norwich Town, Conn., neat receipt docketing, Extremely Fine, choice and very late usage (probably the last year of operation) -- Metropolitan P.O. covers in this period seem to be exclusively "to the mails" usages

E. 750-1,000
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1999-11-15
The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1375, Metropolitan Post Office (New York NY) (Part II)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4). Cut to shape, cancelled by well-worn "Paid/W. H. Laws" framed handstamp (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red (26), tied by "New-York Feb. 12, 1859" circular datestamp on small cover to Norwich Town, Conn., neat receipt docketing, Extremely Fine, choice and very late usage (probably the last year of operation) -- Metropolitan P.O. covers in this period seem to be exclusively "to the mails" usages

E. 750-1,000
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1999-11-15
The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1376, Metropolitan Post Office (New York NY) (Part II)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Red on Wove (108L4). Cut to shape, fine early impression on glazed paper (similar to 108L1-108L3A issues), tied by clear strike of "Paid/W. H. Laws" framed handstamp (also an early state), used with 3c Dull Red (11), margins cutting in, tied by "New-York Feb. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Silver Spring Md., opening tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, probably a Feb. 1857 usage of the new 108L4-5 issue inscribed "Express to Mail" -- it also appears that Laws purchased a new "Paid" handstamp, as this strike does not show the broken frame at bottom nor the clogged letters seen in strikes from late 1856

E. 750-1,000
1,350
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