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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 666, Local Posts: Bouton`s thru BriggsBouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Large margins, gum stain, uncancelled as usual, used on brown cover to local street address, pencil "WB-- Deliver this without fail this day. Dean" and "Paid Bouton" printed in identical pencil, with Mar. 1, 1848, letter enclosure, couple minor stains in cover, Very Fine, one of seven or eight reported examples and one of only four covers, the Manhattan Express was operated by William V. Barr as early as October 1845 until sometime soon after Valentine's Day 1847, when Barr sold out to John R. Bouton, ex Schwartz and Geisler, with 2000 P.F. certificate that describes the "Paid Bouton" pencil notation as "non-contemporary" (an opinion with which we vehemently disagree), Scott Retail $4,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
750
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1745, Local Posts: Adams thru Cummings & WrightBouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Large margins, gum stain, uncancelled as usual, used on brown cover to local street address, pencil "WB-- Deliver this without fail this day. Dean" and "Paid Bouton" printed in identical pencil, with Mar. 1, 1848, letter enclosure, couple minor stains in cover

VERY FINE. ONE OF SEVEN OR EIGHT REPORTED EXAMPLES OF BOUTON'S MANHATTAN EXPRESS STAMP. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN.

The Manhattan Express was operated by William V. Barr as early as October 1845 until sometime soon after Valentine's Day 1847, when Barr sold out to John R. Bouton. The first stamp issued under Bouton's ownership is the 2c on Pink (17L1). Approximately seven or eight examples are known, uncancelled, including four used on covers.

Ex Schwartz and Geisler. With 2000 P.F. certificate that describes the "Paid Bouton" pencil notation as "non-contemporary" (an opinion with which we vehemently disagree). Scott Retail $4,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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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 1103, Local and Private Posts (Bouton thru Boyd)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Large margins, gum stain, uncancelled as usual, used on brown cover to local street address, pencil "WB-- Deliver this without fail this day. Dean" and "Paid Bouton" printed in identical pencil, with Mar. 1, 1848, letter enclosure, couple minor stains in cover

VERY FINE. ONE OF SEVEN OR EIGHT REPORTED EXAMPLES OF BOUTON'S MANHATTAN EXPRESS STAMP. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN.

The Manhattan Express was operated by William V. Barr as early as October 1845 until sometime soon after Valentine's Day 1847, when Barr sold out to John R. Bouton. The first stamp issued under Bouton's ownership is the 2c on Pink (17L1). Approximately seven or eight examples are known, uncancelled, including four used on covers.

With 2000 P.F. certificate that describes the "Paid Bouton" pencil notation as "non-contemporary" (an opinion with which we vehemently disagree). Scott Retail $4,500.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2003-11-15
Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities
c
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3309, Carriers and LocalsBouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Large margins, gum stain, uncancelled as usual, used on brown cover to local street address, pencil "WB-- Deliver this without fail this day. Dean" and "Paid Bouton" printed in identical pencil, with Mar. 1, 1848, letter enclosure, couple minor stains in cover

VERY FINE. ONE OF SEVEN OR EIGHT REPORTED EXAMPLES OF BOUTON'S MANHATTAN EXPRESS STAMP. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN.

The Manhattan Express was operated by William V. Barr as early as October 1845 until sometime soon after Valentine's Day 1847, when Barr sold out to John R. Bouton. The first stamp issued under Bouton's ownership is the 2c on Pink (17L1). Approximately seven or eight examples are known, uncancelled, including four used on covers. This is the only one with a P.F. certificate stating genuinely used on cover.

With 2000 P.F. certificate that describes the "Paid Bouton" pencil notation as "non-contemporary" (an opinion with which we vehemently disagree).

E. 2,500-3,500
2,500
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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 481, Boutons Manhattan Express (New York NY)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Three large margins, just barely in at right, typical faint gum stains, uncancelled as usual, appears to have originated on folded cover to Washington D.C., red "New-York 5 cts. 9 Sep." integral-rate circular datestamp, docketing indicates Sep. 6, 1847 origin date, file fold

VERY FINE. ONE OF SEVEN OR EIGHT REPORTED EXAMPLES OF BOUTON'S MANHATTAN EXPRESS STAMP. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN.

The Manhattan Express was operated by William V. Barr as early as October 1845 until sometime during April 1847, when Barr sold out to John R. Bouton. The first stamp issued under Bouton's ownership is the 2c on Pink (17L1). Approximately seven or eight examples are known, uncancelled, including four used on covers. Although uncancelled, the stamp on this cover is used in the proper time period and it appears to have originated.

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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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 385, Locals (A thru E)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Large margins, gum stain, uncancelled as usual, used on brown cover to local street address, pencil "WB-- Deliver this without fail this day. Dean" and "Paid Bouton" printed in identical pencil, with Mar. 1, 1848, letter enclosure, couple minor stains in cover

VERY FINE. ONE OF SEVEN OR EIGHT REPORTED EXAMPLES OF BOUTON'S MANHATTAN EXPRESS STAMP. ONLY FOUR COVERS ARE KNOWN.

The Manhattan Express was operated by William V. Barr as early as October 1845 until sometime soon after Valentine's Day 1847, when Barr sold out to John R. Bouton. The first stamp issued under Bouton's ownership is the 2c on Pink (17L1). Approximately seven or eight examples are known, uncancelled, including four used on covers.

With 2000 P.F. certificate that describes the "Paid Bouton" pencil notation as "non-contemporary" (an opinion with which we disagree).

E. 5,000-7,500
2,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1986-05-25
The Isleham Collection of United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 662, Lot Number 1367, Carriers and LocalsBoutons Manhattan Express, New York, N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Boutons Manhattan Express, New York, N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Boutons Manhattan Express, New York, N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Square Cut, Margins All Around, on 1847 Locally Used Folded Letter, Red "Boutons City Dispatch Post." Oval Handstamp & Bold Red "Paid/Bouton" Straight Line Handstamp, some cover age toning spots, otherwise Very Fine, Reportedly This is the Only Known Sqaure Cut Example on Cover, Not Priced on Cover (Off Cover Unused Square Cut Examples Catalog $350.00)

350
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