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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 136l15, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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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
c
Sale Number 1144, Lot Number 188, 1851-56 Postal History: Carriers & LocalsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15). Full margins all around, used with 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), three full to large margins, slightly in at left, 1c tied by 5-point hollow star cancel used by Swarts, 3c tied by "New-York Nov. 1" circular datestamp on folded cover to Piffard N.Y., 1851 receipt docketing, heavy file fold clear of stamps, stamp with small internal hole which is barely noticeable (not mentioned on accompanying certificate)

VERY FINE. PROBABLY FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED. AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL AND 1851 ISSUE COMBINATION.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later. We have offered perhaps five different covers in the past 20 years, and this is one of the finest.

Ex Hall. With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-05
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1125, Lot Number 896, Local PostsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15). Wide margin at bottom, just touched on other sides, used with 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), margins clear all around, very lightly oxidized, 1c cancelled by blue 5-point star cancel used by Swarts, both stamps tied by "New York Feb. 20" circular datestamp (probably 1852) on small cover to a Miss Frances Lowe in New Brunswick N.J., small skillfully sealed opening tear at upper left does not affect the stamps

VERY FINE. PROBABLY NOT MORE THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED. AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL AND 1851 ISSUE COMBINATION.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later. Caspary had a small piece and a repaired example on cover, while Middendorf had none at all. We have offered only five different covers in the past 20 years, including an example from the same correspondence in the Geisler collection (Sale 965).

Scott Retail $4,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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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 809, Local Posts: Swarts City Dispatch thru Union Square Post OfficeSwarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15), Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15)Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15). Large left and bottom margins, touched at right, cancelled by blue 5-Point Star, appears to have been added to a brown cover to New York street address, "Broadway City Express Post Office 2cts." oval handstamp and matching slanted "Paid", ex Sloane

E. 400-500
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
c
Sale Number 980, Lot Number 3032, Local and Private PostsSwarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15). Wide margin at bottom, just touched on other sides, used with 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), margins clear all around, very lightly oxidized, 1c cancelled by blue 5-point star cancel used by Swarts, both stamps tied by "New York Feb. 20" circular datestamp (probably 1852) on small cover to a Miss Frances Lowe in New Brunswick N.J., small skillfully sealed opening tear at upper left does not affect the stamps

VERY FINE. PROBABLY NOT MORE THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED. AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL AND 1851 ISSUE COMBINATION.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later. Caspary had a small piece and a repaired example on cover, while Middendorf had none at all. We have offered only five different covers in the past 13 years, including an example from the same correspondence in the Geisler collection (Sale 965).

Scott Retail $4,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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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 1262, Local and Private Posts (Swarts)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15). Three large margins, just touched at left, used with 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), large margin at left, touched or slightly in on other sides, very lightly oxidized, 1c tied by blue 5-point star cancel used by Swarts, both stamps tied by "New York Feb. 14" Valentine's Day circular datestamp (with three slugs between month and day -- probably 1852) on small cover to a Miss Frances Lowe in New Brunswick N.J., small skillfully sealed opening tear at upper right, lightened stain spot at lower left

VERY FINE. PROBABLY FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED. AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL AND 1851 ISSUE COMBINATION.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later. Caspary had a small piece and a repaired example on cover, while Middendorf had none at all. We have offered five different covers in the past 13 years.

Scott Retail $3,500.00

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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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 1704, SwartsSwarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15), Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15)Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15). Large top and bottom margins, touched at sides, small tear at right, tied by 5-point star on blue 1851 folded letter to Woburn Mass., red "New-York 5cts. 24 Jun." integral-rate circular datestamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. PROBABLY FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later. Caspary had a small piece and a repaired example on cover, while Middendorf had none at all. We have offered five different covers in the past 13 years.

Scott Retail of $1,000.00 for a single tied on cover ignores the fact that this cover realized $5,500 hammer in our Sale 773.

E. 2,500-3,500
2,000
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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 775, Swarts City Dispatch Post (New York NY)Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15), Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15)Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15). Full margins all around, used with 3c Orange Brown (11), three full to large margins, slightly in at left, 1c tied by 5-point hollow star cancel used by Swarts, 3c tied by "New-York Nov. 1" circular datestamp on folded cover to Piffard N.Y., 1851 receipt docketing, heavy file fold clear of stamps

VERY FINE. PROBABLY FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED. AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL AND 1851 ISSUE COMBINATION.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-05-13
2000 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 424, Locals (F thru T)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15). Large top margin, others ample to touching, tied by sunburst cancel, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), ample margin to touching, both stamps tied by "New York May 7" (with three slugs) circular datestamp on brown cover to Deckertown N.J., one side flap missing, Very Fine and rare combination

3,500
1,900
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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 1521, Swarts City Dispatch Post (New York NY) (Part III)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red, "For the U.S. Mail" (136L15). Large margins, corner crease, tied by hollow star cancel on brown cover to Deer Isle Me., ms. "Paid 3 cents" and faint red "New-York Paid 3 Cts. Oct. 6" integral-rate circular datestamp, pencil 1851 date, creased and worn, Fine, very scarce use of Red stamp

E. 200-300
160
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1998-05-09
1998 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 800, Lot Number 380, Carriers and LocalsSwarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15), Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15)Swarts' City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 1c Red (136L15). Three large margins, just touched at left, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), large margin at left, touched or slightly in on other sides, very lightly oxidized, 1c tied by blue 5-point star cancel used by Swarts, both stamps tied by "New York Feb. 14" Valentine's Day cds (with three slugs between month and day - probably 1852) on small cover to a Miss Frances Lowe in New Brunswick N.J., small skillfully sealed opening tear at upper right, lightened stain spot at lower left

VERY FINE. PROBABLY FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN COVERS EXIST WITH THE SWARTS "FOR THE MAILS" STAMP IN RED. AN OUTSTANDING LOCAL AND 1851 ISSUE COMBINATION.

The Red "For the Mails" stamps were issued by Swarts in 1851 when the 1c rate was introduced. The Red stamps are far rarer than the Blue stamps of the same design, which followed sometime later.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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12 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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