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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 117L6, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 278, Pomeroys Letter Express, cont.Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Full to large margins, beautiful rich color and impression, cancelled by red "Paid" handstamp (impression ties thru paper), used on Aug. 6, 1844 blue folded letter from New York City to Albany, from the A. Flagg (Albany Comptroller) correspondence

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE POMEROY LAKE STAMP CANCELLED BY A HANDSTAMP ON COVER. PROBABLY THE FINEST SINGLE FRANKING EXTANT.

Of the 15 recorded Pomeroy's Letter Express 5c Lake covers known to us (this number corroborated in Independent Mails book), this is the only one with a handstamped cancellation instead of manuscript.

Ex Hall and Geisler. With 2001 P.F. certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 279, Pomeroys Letter Express, cont.Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Ample to large margins, deep rich color and sharp impression, manuscript "RLC" cancel, red "POMEROY & CO.'S/EXPRESS" two-line handstamp with parts of circle at sides (probably applied at origin) on Jul. 31, 1844 blue folded letter from New York City to chief clerk of State Bank Department at Albany, file fold thru stamp, otherwise Very Fine, rare initialed cancel (similar to the "NYk" in lot 280 and probably written by same person), ex Petri

E. 400-500
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 280, Pomeroys Letter Express, cont.Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Ample to large margins, rich color, manuscript "NYk" (New York) cancel ties thru paper on Aug. 18, 1844 blue folded letter to Utica N.Y., written in two directions (some bleed-thru of writing), file fold thru stamp, otherwise Very Fine, the only recorded example of this "NYk" cancel (similar to the "RLC" in lot 279 and probably written by same person)

E. 400-500
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 281, Pomeroys Letter Express, cont.Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Horizontal pair, large margins to slightly in at bottom, each stamp with manuscript "WCS" cancel, used on Jul. 30, 1844 part-printed legal notice with enclosed subpoena judgement for mortgage foreclosure, from New York City to Buffalo, sender's notation "2 Paid" for double rate, file folds clear of stamps

FRESH AND VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED PAIR OF THE POMEROY'S LETTER EXPRESS 5-CENT LAKE ON COVER.

Multiples of any of the Pomeroy's Letter Express stamps on cover are extremely rare. The Lake printing is exceedingly rare in any form of multiple, and we record one unused block of four and this pair on cover.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 282, Pomeroys Letter Express, cont.Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Ample margins to just touching, tied by manuscript cancel, matching "Collect 6" due notation applied by Wells' Letter Express on folded cover to Detroit Mich., docketing indicates Aug. 14, 1844 origin in New York City, from the Hall correspondence (see Overton lots 240-242), small stain at top, file folds, Very Fine and extremely rare westbound Pomeroy-Wells conjunctive usage, illustrated in the Independent Mails book (Pomeroy's Letter Express chapter), ex Golden, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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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 1065, 1844-45 Independent Mails (Hartford Mail Route thru Wyman)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Full to large margins, beautiful rich color and impression, cancelled by red "Paid" straightline (not tied), used on Aug. 6, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Albany, from the A. Flagg correspondence

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE POMEROY LAKE STAMP CANCELLED BY A HANDSTAMP ON COVER. PROBABLY THE FINEST SINGLE FRANKING EXTANT.

Of the 15 or so Pomeroy 5c Lake covers known to us from our records and auction database, this is the only one with a handstamped cancellation instead of manuscript.

Ex Hall. With 2001 P.F. certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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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 1066, 1844-45 Independent Mails (Hartford Mail Route thru Wyman)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Margins to in, cancelled by ms. "2 cts" on folded cover to New York, cover with few soiled spots, otherwise Fine, the octagonal-shaped gum stains at upper left indicate that two Hale stamps were removed from this cover, this was either a conjunctive use or the Pomeroy stamp did not originate

E. 300-400
225
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-11-13
The Hall Collection of Carriers, Locals & Western Expresses
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Sale Number 830, Lot Number 380, PomeroyPomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Full to large margins, beautiful rich color and impression, cancelled by red "Paid" straightline (not tied), used on Aug. 6, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Albany, fresh and Extremely Fine, remarkably choice use of the 5c Lake on northbound mail from New York City

E. 750-1,000
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-01-18
U.S. Postal History
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Sale Number 820, Lot Number 988, Carriers & LocalsPomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Two huge margins, ample at right and slightly in at bottom, rich color, ms. "NYok" (New York) cancel (ties thru paper) on Aug. 1844 folded letter to Buffalo, Very Fine

E. 400-500
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-01-18
U.S. Postal History
c
Sale Number 820, Lot Number 989, Carriers & LocalsPomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Lake on Thin Bond (117L6). Ample to large margins, rich color, ms. "NYk" (New York) cancel (ties thru paper) on Aug. 1844 folded letter to Utica, file fold thru stamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
575
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14 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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