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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
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8354, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Large margins to full, cancelled by manuscript "X" on Dec. 11, 1844 folded letter from Philadelphia to Boston, red "American Letter Mail Company, Office, No. 12 State Street, Boston" oval datestamp, stamp with small tear at right, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
190
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
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8355, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Horizontal pair, margins to just in, left stamp with pre-printing paperfolds, tied by bold penstroke on folded cover to Philadelphia, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, a rare pair of the Large Eagle on cover, the only used multiple larger than a pair is a strip of three, ex Dr. Morris, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1312, Local Posts and Independent Mails: American Letter thru Penny Express Co.American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Two, huge margins except left stamp just clear at top, matching manuscript "X" cancels, used on folded cover to New York City, vivid red "Forwarded by American Mail Co. Oct. 14 from No. 101 Chestnut St. Philada." circular datestamp, file fold thru one stamp, manuscript lines thru addressee's last name, otherwise Fine, very scarce double-rate franking, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
350
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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 860, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Large margins to clear, cancelled by manuscript "X" on light green folded letter datelined "Bangor April 19, 1845" to Portland Me., red "Gilman's Express, Office, No. 9 Court Street Boston" oval handstamp, red "Paid" handstamp, Very Fine, Gilman's operated between Bangor Me. and Boston

E. 400-500
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 26, American Letter Mail Company: Large  Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Positions 14-16, horizontal strip of three, mostly large margins, in at right, each stamp cancelled by clear strike of red "Paid" handstamp, matching "American Letter Mail Company, Office, No. 12 State Street, Boston" oval handstamp on folded letter datelined "pr Amn. Letter mail Cy. New York, 5th Novr. 1844" to Boston, handstamped on arrival, neatly docketed, horizontal fold thru strip has been carefully pressed out and is now virtually invisible

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED USED MULTIPLE OF THE AMERICAN LETTER MAIL COMPANY LARGE EAGLE ISSUE ON OR OFF COVER. ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING ARTIFACTS OF THE INDEPENDENT MAIL ERA.

Used pairs of the Large Eagle issue are extremely rare, and the only used multiple larger than a pair is this strip of three. It is also one of the few triple-rate Large Eagle covers extant.

Ex Schwartz

E. 5,000-7,500
5,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 27, American Letter Mail Company: Large  Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Vertical pair, ample margins to just touching, one stamp cancelled "#" in manuscript, used on printed notice dated Jan. 1, 1845 from Boston to Howland & Aspinwall in New York City, red "Forwarded by American Letter Mail Company, Office, 56 Wall St., N.Y." handstamp, Very Fine, the double rate was probably due to heavy contents mailed with this printed notice, ex Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 28, American Letter Mail Company: Large  Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Two, ample to large margins, cancelled by pen lines, used on blue folded cover to New York City, additional street address for delivery, docketing indicates origin at Philadelphia on Feb. 14, 1845, vertical file fold thru one stamp, otherwise Fine, scarce double-rate use, ex Schwartz

E. 200-300
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 29, American Letter Mail Company: Large  Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Position 10, three large margins, ample at bottom, cancelled by bold bluish-black manuscript "Boston" on Dec. 19, 1844 blue folded letter to New York City, red "Forwarded by the American Letter Mail Company, Office, 56 Wall St., N.Y." oval handstamp applied on arrival, light fold passes under bottom of stamp, faint toned spot on stamp is barely detectable but noted on certificate, still Very Fine, this is the only recorded example of the manuscript "Boston" cancel on an American Letter Mail Co. cover, ex Frajola, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
475
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 30, American Letter Mail Company: Large  Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Full to large margins, cancelled by manuscript "C", used on Aug. 26, 1844 folded letter from Philadelphia to Boston, red "Forwarded by American Mail Co. from No. 109 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia" circle and "American Letter Mail Company, Office, No. 12 State Street, Boston" oval handstamps applied at origin and on arrival, pencil "2 cts" for delivery to street address, file fold, Extremely Fine, a perfect Large Eagle cover with markings of sending and receiving offices, ex Schwartz

E. 500-750
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
c
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 32, American Letter Mail Company: Large  Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Position 3, large even margins, cancelled by manuscript "X", red "Forwarded by American Mail Co. from No. 101 Chestnut St. Philada. Dec. 3" circular datestamp on 1844 folded letter to New York City, Extremely Fine, the dated circle is scarce, ex Frajola, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
350
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