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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 1071, Local and Private Posts (Adams thru Berford)Adams' City Express Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue (2L5), Adams' City Express Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue (2L5)Adams' City Express Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue (2L5). Position 83 (on stone of 100), large margins, ms. "X" cancel, lifted to show tying effects of cancel bleed-thru, used on brown cover addressed in blue to Amity N.Y., red "New-York Paid 5 cts. Apr. 11" integral-rate circular datestamp, black ms. "Paid" applied by post, ms. "Missent & ford", stamp slightly creased and stained

VERY FINE COVER. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED GENUINELY USED EXAMPLE OF THE ADAMS' CITY EXPRESS 2-CENT BLUE, PROVING THAT STAMPS FROM THE PRINTING STONE OF 100 SUBJECTS WERE ACTUALLY CONTEMPORARY ISSUES AND NOT REPRINTS. THE UNIQUE USED EXAMPLE AND NEWLY LISTED IN SCOTT.

This cover was discovered by Elliott Perry and held by Richard Schwartz until he sold his collection (this cover was sold by private treaty).

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Listed but unpriced in Scott.

E. 7,500-10,000
6,000
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