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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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 750, Carriers and LocalsAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Large even margins, red cork cancel with clear strike of matching "American Letter Mail Company, Office, No. 16 State Street, Boston" oval handstamp on 1845 folded letter to Boston, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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 1311, Local Posts and Independent Mails: American Letter thru Penny Express Co.American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Three singles, affixed slightly overlapping and tied by red Field of Stars cancels on Mar. 8, 1844 docketed folded cover from Boston to New York, flap with "page 3" notation, stamps with minor flaws, cover with some mended edge separations and light toning

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED COVERS WITH THREE AMERICAN LETTER MAIL COMPANY SMALL EAGLE STAMPS.

The census of 5L1 covers maintained by John Bowman contains only one other cover with more than two stamps -- the other franked with a pair and a single. We have offered fewer than ten covers bearing even two stamps (nearly all pairs). This is a very rare triple-rate franking,

With 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-12-15
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1531, Carriers and LocalsAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Three enormous margins, ample at bottom, cancelled by red handstamped killer, matching "Forwarded by American Letter Mail Co. from No. 109 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia" circular handstamp on folded cover to New York City, pencil street address, docketed with Aug. 6, 1844 origin date, Very Fine, a perfect strike of this circular handstamp, which was used briefly in 1844, ex Hall and Puliafito, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
400
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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 859, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Three large margins, just in at left, tied by manuscript "EHB" agent's initials on Oct. 31, 1844 folded letter from New York to Philadelphia, red "Forwarded by American Mail Co., Nov. 4, from No. 101 Chestnut St. Philada." circular datestamp, some slight wear, Fine, scarce signed by the agent's initials

E. 300-400
225
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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
TC
Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 1, American Letter Mail Company: Small Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Small Eagle, Proofs, Stamps and Collateral (5L1P1, 5L1TC, 5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Small Eagle, Proofs, Stamps and Collateral (5L1P1, 5L1TC, 5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Small Eagle, Proofs, Stamps and Collateral (5L1P1, 5L1TC, 5L1). Seven items, includes Black die proof on India, card mounted, two trial color die proofs in Dull Blue and Dull Red on India (minor hinge thins), single with original gum and complete sheet of 20 unused (no gum, probably a remainder from the estate of Lysander Spooner, the founder), two examples of Eagle vignette on security printing including $100.00 1845 Treasury Note, Municipality No. Two, with Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson imprint (signed and cancelled, some missing paper from ink erosion) and 1851 promissory note (lithographed version), stamps and proofs are Very Fine or similar appearance, a desirable group of American Letter Mail Co. Small Eagle items well-suited for exhibition

E. 500-750
700
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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 2, American Letter Mail Company: Small Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black, Thick Paper (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black, Thick Paper (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black, Thick Paper (5L1). First printing, full to large margins, less than usual faint gum toning for this printing, cancelled by clear strike of red "6" rate handstamp, used on Apr. 8, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Boston with street address for delivery, fresh and Extremely Fine, a superb cover and the only recorded use of the "6" cent collect handstamp to cancel an American Letter Mail Co. adhesive stamp, ex Schwartz

E. 500-750
850
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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 3, American Letter Mail Company: Small Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black, Thick Paper (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black, Thick Paper (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black, Thick Paper (5L1). First printing, two on separate folded letters to Boston, first is Feb. 9, 1844 from Philadelphia with four-margin stamp cancelled by manuscript "X", pencil "2c" for local delivery charge, second is Mar. 12, 1844 part-printed shipping bill of lading with full-rigged ship illustration, used from New York City, stamp has ample margins to in at top, magenta brush cancel, Very Fine covers, ex Schwartz

E. 300-400
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 4, American Letter Mail Company: Small Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Vertical pair, large margins, each stamp cancelled by red "Paid" (impression ties thru paper), matching "Forwarded by/American Mail Co./No. 56 Wall St.--N.Y." three-line handstamp on double-rate folded cover to New York City with street address added for delivery, July 1 docketing (1844 -- probably from Boston)

EXTREMELY FINE. THE FINEST OF ONLY SIX MULTIPLES OF THE AMERICAN LETTER MAIL SMALL EAGLE STAMP RECORDED ON COVER (ALL PAIRS). AN OUTSTANDING INDEPENDENT MAIL USE.

Our records contain just six Small Eagle pairs used on five covers and one front. This four-margin pair with handstamped "Paid" cancels on a pristine cover is the finest of the group.

Ex Duckworth and Schwartz

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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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 5, American Letter Mail Company: Small Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Full to large margins, sharp impression, tied by exceptionally clear strike of red Field of Stars cancel on Mar. 9 1844, folded letter from Boston to New York City with street address for delivery, pristine and Extremely Fine, an outstanding example of this early fancy cancellation, ex Schwartz

E. 500-750
750
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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 6, American Letter Mail Company: Small Eagle IssueAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Position 4 with double transfer at top, full to large margins, tied by red Field of Stars cancel on Mar. 29, 1844 folded letter from Boston to New York City, addressed in blue to Front Street with number added by ALMCo. office in pencil, slight wear along file fold, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and very scarce tied Small Eagle, Sloane's pencil notes, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
750
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