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Sale 773 — U.S. Independent Mails

Sale Date — Tuesday, 26 March, 1996

Category — Local Posts City Despatch Post thru Overton

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
267°
c
Sale Number 773, Lot Number 267, Local Posts City Despatch Post thru OvertonHackney & Bolte Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red (153L1), Hackney & Bolte Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red (153L1)Hackney & Bolte Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red (153L1). Used with 2c Red Brown (210), both stamps tied by "Atlantic City N.J. Jun. 30, 4PM, 1887" cds and duplex numeral oval grid on cover to Philadelphia, receiving backstamp

ONE OF TWO COVERS KNOWN TO US WITH THE HACKNEY & BOLTE STAMP TIED IN COMBINATION WITH UNITED STATES POSTAGE.

This cover and its companion were contained in the Frank A. Hollowbush collection. They are both postmarked on June 30, 1887, and addressed to different persons. The post ceased service at about this time after one year of operation. A postal card with the Hackney & Bolte stamp tied on front is also known.

Signed Sloane

E. 3,000-4,000
7,000
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