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Sale 1101 — United States Carriers and Locals, Featuring the Gordon Stimmell Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

Category — Local Posts: Jones City Express thru Jays Dispatch

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
773
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 773, Local Posts: Jones City Express thru Jays DispatchKidder's City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Blue Glazed (93L1), Kidder's City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Blue Glazed (93L1)Kidder's City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Blue Glazed (93L1). Two covers, first manuscript "IS" (Isaac Snedeker) control initials on stamp, full to clear margins, faults including nick and tear, red "Brooklyn N.Y. Mar. 25" circular datestamp with matching "10" handstamp on brown cover to Somerville N.Y., turned and reused on Apr. 2, 1851 to Houseville N.Y., some wear and opened for display, missing top and bottom flaps, still Fine appearing and very scarce use, second stamp defective and partly peeled off, on cover to Somerville, light Brooklyn circular datestamp and "Paid 10" handstamp, again turned and reused to Houseville on Oct. 30, 1851, cover flaws, interesting and scarce use, in early 1847, Wellington Walton sold out to Henry Kidder, whose "Kidder's Brooklyn City Express Post" oval handstamp is recorded as early as Mar. 11, 1847, Kidder operated the post with the help of Isaac and George Snedeker, who were brothers, Kidder sold out to the Snedeckers in 1851, and the post continued under their ownership until 1854 when it was sold to others, the Kidder's 93L1 stamp was issued during Kidder's ownership and used after the Snedekers acquired ownership, Scot Retail $9,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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