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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 136L8, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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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
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 805, Local Posts: Swarts City Dispatch thru Union Square Post OfficeSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large margins, cancelled by red boxed "Paid" handstamp (not tied) on cover to reading Pa., red "New-York 5cts. 4 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp, cover tear at left, still Very Fine, the Swarts "Rough & Ready" stamp in Blue is very scarce on cover, ex Capary

E. 400-500
475
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 806, Local Posts: Swarts City Dispatch thru Union Square Post OfficeSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large margins, vertical crease and couple tiny edge tears, tied by red "Paid" handstamp, matching "Post Office Swarts Chatham Square" oval, cover edge and corner wear, appears Fine, this issue is very scarce on cover

E. 300-400
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-03-25
The David L. Jarrett Collection of Propaganda Covers
c
Sale Number 970, Lot Number 108, Presidential Campaigns 1828-1860Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large margins, tied by red boxed "Paid" handstamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, red "New-York 5cts. 19 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, the Swarts "Rough & Ready" stamp in Blue is very scarce on cover, ex Judd

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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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 1256, Local and Private Posts (Swarts)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large margins to barely touched, tied by red boxed "Paid" handstamp on folded letter to Philadelphia, red "New-York 5cts. Jan. 4" integral-rate circular datestamp, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, ex Brown, Scott Retail $1,250.00

E. 500-750
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-04-25
United States and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 933, Lot Number 534, Carriers and LocalsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large margins to clear, tied by penstrokes and also by red "New-York 5cts. Aug. 3" integral-rate circular datestamp on small cover to Somers N.Y., ms. "Refused" on back in large script, stamp with slight wear, otherwise Very Fine, the Swarts Blue is scarce on cover

E. 300-400
700
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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 1689, SwartsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Stone 2, two, each with ample margins (one has minute tear at right) and tied by red "Paid" cancel at opposite ends of 8-1/4 x 5-1/2 in. bronze decorative Valentine cover addressed in blue to Grandville Mich., vivid red "New-York 10 cts. 17 Feb." integral-rate circular datestamp, with original Valentine enclosure, lace with red heart paste-on and handwritten poem (matches address), a light toning band across and some greenish discoloration in bronze ink at bottom

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING VALENTINE COVER BEARING TWO SCARCE BLUE SWARTS "ROUGH AND READY" STAMPS. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED DOUBLE FRANKING OF THE BLUE STAMP AND, IN OUR OPINION, THE MOST OUTSTANDING SWARTS VALENTINE USAGE.

This marvelous cover qualified for the 1967 Rarities of the World sale, where it realized $650.

E. 4,000-5,000
3,000
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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 1690, SwartsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Stone 2, full to large margins, bright color, tied by Swarts' red "Paid" handstamp, red "New-York 5 cts. 12 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded cover to British Consul in Philadelphia, undated but probably 1850 usage, lightly cleaned, Very Fine, often overlooked by collectors is the rarity of the Blue "Rough and Ready" stamp in choice condition -- please refer to Caspary, Middendorf, Golden and Hall sales for an enlightening look at how few covers exist

650
1,100
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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
c
Sale Number 830, Lot Number 768, Swarts City Dispatch Post (New York NY)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large even margins, beautiful bright color, tied by red "Paid" cancel, red "New-York 5 cts. 27 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1850 folded cover to Philadelphia, Extremely Fine Gem, often overlooked by collectors is the rarity of the Blue "Rough and Ready" stamp in choice condition -- please refer to Caspary, Middendorf and Golden sales for an enlightening look at how few covers exist -- ex Mason

E. 750-1,000
600
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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
c
Sale Number 830, Lot Number 769, Swarts City Dispatch Post (New York NY)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large to huge margins, tied by red "Paid" cancel, red "New-York 5 cts. 19 Feb." integral-rate circular datestamp on ca. 1850 buff cover to Norwich Conn., horizontal crease clear of stamp, still Very Fine, another choice example of the rare Blue "Rough and Ready" on cover, ex Brown, Schenck

E. 500-750
500
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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
Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Blue on Wove (136L8). Large to huge margins, red "Paid" cancel, matching "Swarts' B. Post Office N.Y. Chatham Square" oval handstamp on buff cover to local street address, slight crease in cover, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
210
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11 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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