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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8328, City Despatch Post(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Huge margins to just touched at bottom, red "Free" in frame handstamp cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "City Despatch Post P.O. Dec. 28, 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp on ca. 1846 folded cover to local street address, Very Fine, ex Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
275
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8329, City Despatch Post(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Huge margins to barely touched at upper right, red "Free" in frame handstamp cancel with matching "City Despatch Post P.O. Jan. 7, 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp on diminutive cover to Pearl Street address, back of cover with a hole but the stamp is fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
150
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8330, City Despatch Post(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Huge margins all around, uncancelled on Jan. 29, 1847 folded letter to Chautauqua Corners N.Y., red "New-York Feb. 1" circular datestamp with matching "10" in circle handstamp, manuscript "Chg" notation, stamp with just a bit of rubbing in the top left margin, slightly toned file folds not affecting the stamp or markings, Very Fine, used during the brief period of Mead's ownership (the post was taken over by Cummings & Wright in March 1847)

E. 200-300
200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1733, Local Posts(Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Large to full margins, light creasing, tied by red "New-York 10 cts. 13 Oct." (1847) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Philadelphia, Very Fine, this falls into the period when the City Despatch Post Office was owned by Cummings and Wright, tied examples of the 2c Green 40L2 stamp are very scarce, with 2015 P.F. certificate

750
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1734, Local Posts(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Large margins all around, bright color, cancelled by light strike of red "Free" in frame on 1847 folded letter to South Hardwick Vt., red "New York Apr. 3 5cts" integral-rate circular datestamp uprated with manuscript "10", small toned spot at bottom of cover, otherwise Very Fine, used before Cummings and Wright took over from Mead, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-12-17
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4334, Local Posts: Chicago Penny Post thru Faunce`s(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Large to huge margins, brilliant color, cancelled by light strike of red "Free" in frame, second strike to right on 1847 folded letter to Wall Street address, red "P.O. City Despatch Post Apr. 9" circular datestamp, file fold, Very Fine, Mead's new 2c stamps from the reworked plate were delivered by Rawdon, Wright & Hatch on Dec. 6, 1846, with 1951 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
190
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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 509, 1842-45 City Despatch Post, New York, N.Y.(Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Large to full margins, light creasing, tied by red "New-York 10 cts. 13 Oct." (1847) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Philadelphia, Very Fine, this falls into the period when the City Despatch Post Office was owned by Cummings and Wright, tied examples of the 2c Green 40L2 stamp are very scarce

750
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 510, 1842-45 City Despatch Post, New York, N.Y.(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Large margins all around, bright color, cancelled by light strike of red "Free" in frame on 1847 folded letter to South Hardwick Vt., red "New York Apr. 3 5cts" integral-rate circular datestamp uprated with with manuscript "10", small toned spot at bottom of cover, otherwise Very Fine, used before Cummings and Wright took over from Mead

E. 300-400
190
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1759, Local Posts: Adams thru Cummings & Wright(Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Cummings & Wright) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Cut close or slightly in but evenly all around, bright green enamel color, cancelled by red "Free" in frame (impression ties thru paper) on ca. 1847 folded letter to New Canaan Conn., red "New York Oct. 21" circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc, missent to New Haven were blue "New Haven Ct. Oct. 22" circular datestamp applied (no charge for redirection), minor stained spots, Fine, the letter content and Oct. 21 postmark date indicate 1847 use of the 2c stamp, which is very close to the end of Cummings & Wright's operation of the Post Office City Despatch, colorful and scarce to-the-mails use

E. 400-500
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2011-03-02
The New Amsterdam Collection of City Despatch Post
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Sale Number 1005, Lot Number 255, 1846-47 Meads Post Office City Despatch(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2), (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2)(Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Position 19, large to huge margins, brilliant color and early impression from reworked plate, cancelled by neat strike of red "Free" in frame on gray folded cover to local street address, red "P.O. City Despatch Post Dec. 9, 4 O'Clock" (1846) circular datestamp, 1846 year-dated docketing on back, light vertical file fold away from stamp, small cover tears at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, Mead's new 2c stamps from the reworked plate were delivered by Rawdon, Wright & Hatch on Dec. 6, 1846, and the earliest documented use is Dec. 8 (this cover is one day later), with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
550
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33 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 4


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