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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 8360, 1844-45 Independent MailsLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Huge margins to large at top, slight oxidation as always, cancelled by manuscript "X" with additional ink smearing which ties the stamp to an Oct. 10, 1844 folded letter to Buffalo N.Y., slight toning along right edge not affecting the stamp, Extremely Fine stamp on an attractive cover, with 1949 A.P.S. and 2005 P.F. certificates, Scott value $1,000.00

E. 300-400
200
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 8361, 1844-45 Independent MailsLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Vertical pair, huge margins, slight oxidation as always, tied by smear from manuscript "X" cancels on folded cover to Detroit, probably originated in Cleveland, top stamp tiny tear in extreme top left corner, sealed tear at right and file fold at bottom, appears Very Fine, a scarce use between two Midwestern cities, ex "Gordon N. John" and Stimmell, with 2011 P.F. certificate, Scott value $2,000.00

E. 400-500
300
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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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 212, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Full to huge side margins, pre-printing paper fold, light vertical wrinkle, uncancelled on greenish cover datelined "Painesville (O.) Sep. 4, 1844" to Buffalo N.Y., from the Sidney Shepard correspondence, bold strike of "Forwarded/ by/ M. L. Root & Co./ From/ Fairport, O." five-line handstamp, manuscript "Express" at bottom, Very Fine, a rare use of Wells' Letter Express with Matthew L. Root's handstamp, the town of Fairport Harbor on Lake Erie is three miles north of Painesville, where Wells had an office, this could have been carried by Root to Painesville or possibly given to a Wells messenger on a steamer that passed thru Fairport, illustrated in Independent Mails book, ex Petri, with 2013 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 213, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Full to large margins, cancelled by manuscript "X", tied by filing crease on Sep. 5, 1844 blue folded letter from Detroit Mich. to Cleveland O., sender's notation "Pr Express Paid", Very Fine despite barely visible crease thru stamp, carried by steamboat from Detroit to Cleveland before the end of the navigation season, with 2003 P.F. certificate

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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 214, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Vertical pair, large to huge margins all around, neat manuscript cancels, used on Sep. 24, 1844 folded letter from Cleveland to New York City street address, Dwight Johnson correspondence, Extremely Fine, a superb pair of the oval Letter Express stamp paying the 12-1/2c (or two stamp) rate from Cleveland to New York City, ex Boker

E. 500-750
400
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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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 215, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Horizontal pair, huge margins showing part of one adjoining stamp, manuscript "X" cancels, used on folded cover to New York City street address, docketing indicates Detroit October 1844 origin, missionary society correspondence, vertical file fold thru left stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Schwartz

E. 400-500
450
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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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 216, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Vertical pair, large margins to clear at right, tied by neat manuscript cancel on Oct. 19, 1844 folded letter from Cleveland to New York City street address, Dwight Johnson correspondence, top stamp slightly creased by file fold, otherwise Very Fine, ex Frajola, with 2000 P.F. certificate

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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 217, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Two singles, each with ample to large margins and manuscript "X" cancel, used on greenish undated folded cover to New York City street address, missionary society correspondence, stamps slightly oxidized, otherwise Very Fine, ex Schwartz

E. 400-500
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
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 218, Wells Letter ExpressLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Four cut-to-shape stamps neatly arranged in slightly overlapping positions, each with small manuscript "X" cancel, properly used on Sep. 14, 1844 folded letter from Cuyahoga Falls O. to New York City, Dwight Johnson correspondence, letter mentions draft enclosed -- double the 12-1/2c (two stamps) rate -- file fold clear of stamps

VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR AND PROBABLY UNIQUE COVER WITH FOUR LETTER EXPRESS STAMPS FOR THE DOUBLE RATE.

Illustrated in Independent Mails book. Ex Golden and Kuphal

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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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 606, Independent Mails: Letter Express (Wells)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Vertical pair, huge margins, slight oxidation as always, tied by smear from manuscript "X" cancels on folded cover to Detroit, probably originated in Cleveland, top stamp tiny tear in extreme top left corner, sealed tear at right and file fold at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, scarce use between two midwestern cities, ex Gordon N. John, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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