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Sale 1232 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30-31 March, 2021

Category — Local Posts and Independent Mails: Floyd's thru Moody's

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1789
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1789, Local Posts and Independent Mails: Floyd's thru Moody'sKidder's City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pale Blue Glazed (93L1), Kidder's City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pale Blue Glazed (93L1)Kidder's City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pale Blue Glazed (93L1). Initialed "IS" (Isaac Snedeker), full margins except just touched at bottom, uncancelled and affixed to Jun. 20, 1848 folded letter on which it does not originate, cover is from Manhasset, Long Island to Brooklyn street address, "Kidder's Brooklyn City Express Post Jun. -- 2 Cts" large oval datestamp, some toning, otherwise Very Fine, a very early example of Snedecker's initials on the Kidder's stamp -- he is believed to have joined Kidder in late 1847 or 1848 -- ex Caspary and Golden, with 2000 P.F. certificate stating the stamp did not originate

E. 400-500
500
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