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Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 December, 2013

Category — Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1776
 
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1776, Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group LotsHoman's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1), Homan's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1)Homan's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1). "Paid" in Roman caps, large margins except repaired at bottom with part of design painted in, added to an 1852 folded letter to a Reverend in Northville Mich. with "New-York 5 Cts Apr. 23" integral-rate circular datestamp drawn in on stamp, there are only five reported examples of this stamp, this is the first Homan's stamp reported (American Journal of Philately, 1892, Vol. 5, p. 520), ex Chapman, Needham, Hall and Geisler, with 2001 P.F. certificate stating the stamp did not originate, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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