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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 136L4, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8400, Local PostsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Light Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Light Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Light Red on Wove (136L4). Large margins to full at right, bright color, cancelled by blurry strike of what appears to be a "Paid" handstamp, red "Post Office Swarts Chatham Square" oval handstamp on border embossed lady's cover to New York City address, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-12-15
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1536, Carriers and LocalsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Large margins, few small tears, cancelled by handstamp, red "Post Office, Swarts, Chatham Square" oval handstamp on oversize blue Valentine with printed design in metallic bronze to local street address, pencil "12 Cents" rating, minor wear, Very Fine, rare use

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-12-13
Smithsonian National Postal Museum Benefit Auction
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Sale Number 1144, Lot Number 187, 1851-56 Postal History: Carriers & LocalsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Large margins all around, tied by grid, used with 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), large margins to clear (left margin under 2c stamp so unable to determine size), both tied by "New-York Dec. 6" circular datestamp on cover to Ludlowville N.Y., some slight edgewear, missing part of top flap, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
450
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 800, Local Posts: Swarts City Dispatch thru Union Square Post OfficeSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Light Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Light Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Light Red on Wove (136L4). Stone 2, large margins all around, pencil "X" cancel and tied by red "Paid" with second strike to left, matching "Post Office Swarts Chatham Square" oval handstamp on Mar. 12, 1850 folded cover to local street address (in pencil applied by Swarts), slight soiling, Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
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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
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Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1253, Local and Private Posts (Swarts)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Large margins to full, cancelled by blue five-point design on 1849 folded letter to Oswego N.Y., red "Swarts' Chatham Square B. Post Office N.Y." oval handstamp, red "New-York 10cts. 24 Dec." circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1508, Back-of-Book IssuesSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Large margins to ample at bottom right, cancelled by "Paid", red "Swarts' Chatham Square Post Office" oval handstamp on blue folded cover, the Swarts stamp used for forwarding to a local street address, originally franked with 3c Dull Red (11), partly torn off and covered by Swarts stamp, "Prncton Arks. Aug. 19" ms. postmark, 1852 docketing, some back panels removed, otherwise Fine, quite unusual

E. 300-400
350
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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
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1692, SwartsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Large margins except touched at top, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), ample margins to just touched, tied together by "New-York Nov. 4" circular datestamp on small cover to Ovid N.Y., 2c additionally tied by indistinct star in circle, Very Fine and charming combination, ex Perry, dos Passos and Piller

E. 250-350
600
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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
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1693, SwartsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Stone 2, ample to large margins, tied by two strikes of "Paid" cancel, "Swarts B. Post Office N.Y. Chatham Square" oval handstamp on Jun. 18, 1852 folded letter to local street address, ms. "12-1/2 O'clock June 18/52" notation possibly applied by Swarts, Very Fine

275
375
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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
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1694, SwartsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Stone 2, large margins, beautiful deep shade, tied by red Calais Jul. 24, 1850 transit datestamp on blue folded letter to Monheim, Bavaria, Germany, red "Colonies/& Art. 13" framed accountancy handstamp, "22 JY 1850/Liverpool/Ship" framed backstamp, "Wurzburg Auslage" transit, various rate markings, minor bleached spots, otherwise Very Fine, rare use of Swarts stamp on foreign-bound mail, with 1995 Richter certificate

E. 500-750
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2005-06-04
2005 Rarities of the World, Part 2
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Sale Number 896, Lot Number 547, Local PostsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red on Wove (136L4). Framelines intact all around, tied by Hollow Star cancel, used with 1c Blue , Ty. II (7), Plate 1E shade and impression, two large margins to barely in, tied by sharp strike of New York square grid on cover to addressee care of "City Post Office", part of addressee's name scraped away

FINE. A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF THE SWARTS "ROUGH AND READY" STAMP FOR LOCAL DELIVERY TO THE POST OFFICE AND THE ONE-CENT 1851 ISSUE FOR DROP RATE.

Very few covers exist with a government 1c stamp paying the drop rate and a local-post adhesive paying the fee for delivery to the post office. This combination of the 1c 1851 and Swarts' "Rough & Ready" issues is unique.

E. 2,000-3,000
6,000
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