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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 754, Carriers and LocalsBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Large margins, tied by red "Free" handstamp with matching "Boyd's City Express Post Feb. 14 O'C" (1845) oval datestamp on spectacular hand-colored mechanical Valentine to local address, the Valentine has a poem and hand-drawn flowers around the borders with a central scene of a woman reading in a house, each piece of the central scene is separate, Very Fine, a wonderful Valentine use of the Boyd's 20L3 stamp, ex Gabriel, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
0
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 584, Independent Mails: Hale & Co.Hale & Co. Conjunctive Use with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Hale & Co. Conjunctive Use with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Hale & Co. Conjunctive Use with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Octagonally cut with ample to full margins, cancelled by red "Free" handstamp, red "Collect/Six Cents/for/Hale & Co." boxed handstamp on folded cover to Boston, missing bottom flap and mounting remnants on back, still Very Fine and scarce combination, carried by Boyd's to Hale's office, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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 676, Local Posts: Bouton`s thru BriggsBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Cut octagonally and with margins clear to just touched, cancelled by red "Free" handstamp struck inverted, on illustrated Valentine cover to local address, slight edgewear, opened for display, Very Fine, ex Kuphal

500
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2010-12-13
U.S. & C.S.A. Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1002, Lot Number 4063, Local and Private Posts - Adams thru GreigBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Large margins, intense shade and impression, red "Free" cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "Boyd's City Express Post Apr. 5 9 O'C" oval datestamp clearly struck on ca. 1845 folded letter headed "Chelsea Square" to local street address, fresh and Extremely Fine, the scarce Third Issue 20L3 is rarely found on cover in this superb condition, ex Schwartz and John

E. 400-500
200
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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 1108, Local and Private Posts (Bouton thru Boyd)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Huge margins to full, cancelled by red "Free" handstamp, matching "Boyd's City Express Post Sep 30 4o'c" oval datestamp on 1844 folded cover to local street address, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail $500.00

E. 300-400
325
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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 1380, BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Cut octagonally and with margins clear to just touched, cancelled by red "Free" handstamp struck inverted, on illustrated Valentine cover to local address, slight edgewear, opened for display, Very Fine

500
200
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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 1381, BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Cut octagonally and with margins full to just touched, cancelled by red "Free" handstamp, matching "Boyd's City Express Post Feb. 11 O'C" oval handstamp on illustrated Valentine cover, some slight overall wear, part of address scratched out, appears Fine, attractive usage

500
180
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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 1382, BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green, Bisect (20L3 var), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green, Bisect (20L3 var)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green, Bisect (20L3 var). Bottom half, large margins other sides, cancelled by red "Paid" handstamp, matching "Collect/Six Cents/for/Hale & Co." boxed handstamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, some slight wear, adhesive with creases not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Very Fine, scarce bisected usage, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2003-11-14
The Gordon N. John Collection of U.S. Pre-July 1845 Stamps
c
Sale Number 868, Lot Number 2072, BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Spectacular stamp with enormous top right corner sheet margins, red "Free" cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "Boyd's City Express Post, Apr. 3 9 O'C" oval datestamp on 1845 folded letter to local street address

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE LARGEST KNOWN SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF BOYD'S THIRD ISSUE ON OR OFF COVER.

The Third Issue (20L3) is widely regarded as the scarcest of the early Small Eagle & Globe. Covers are rare, and this enormous corner-margin stamp is undoubtedly the finest extant.

Ex Golden

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2003-11-14
The Gordon N. John Collection of U.S. Pre-July 1845 Stamps
c
Sale Number 868, Lot Number 2073, BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Bluish Green (20L3). Large margins, intense shade and impression, red "Free" cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "Boyd's City Express Post Apr. 5 9 O'C" oval datestamp clearly struck on ca. 1845 folded letter headed "Chelsea Square" to local street address, fresh and Extremely Fine, the scarce Third Issue 20L3 is rarely found on cover in this superb condition, ex Schwartz

E. 400-500
500
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