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Sale 925 — The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 November, 2006

Category — Grafflin

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1563
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1563, GrafflinHackney & 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" circular datestamp and duplex numeral oval grid on cover to Philadelphia, receiving backstamp, cover with small diagonal crease at top left well away from stamps

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. With 2002 P.F. certificate.

5,000
3,500
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