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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Carriers and Locals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
477
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 477, Carriers and LocalsHonour's City Express, 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8), Honour's City Express, 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8)Honour's City Express, 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8). Used With 3c Red (11), Both tied by Blackish Blue "Charleston S.C. Paid" pmk. on Petite Envelope to Florida, Very Fine and Choice, ex-Caspary

E. 500-750
3,500
478
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 478, Carriers and LocalsBicycle Mail Route, California, 25c Green (12L2), Bicycle Mail Route, California, 25c Green (12L2)Bicycle Mail Route, California, 25c Green (12L2). Tied by Parallel Bars on Small Neat Cover Used With 2c Carmine (220) tied by "Fresno Cal. Jul 12 1894" Grid Duplex, Large Bicycle Handstamp Cachet on back, Very Fine

850
900
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479
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 479, Carriers and LocalsBayonne City, Dispatch, Bayonne City N.J., 1c Black (9L1), Bayonne City, Dispatch, Bayonne City N.J., 1c Black (9L1)Bayonne City, Dispatch, Bayonne City N.J., 1c Black (9L1). Two Covers, Large to Huge Margins, one tied by Purple Target, Bayonne City May 14 1883 Dispatch Three Line pmk., other Used With 3c Green (207) and tied by N.J. pmk. and Grid of Odd Squares, Local stamp additionally tied by faint Purple Target, Very Fine, Very Scarce, Especially When Used With U.S. Postage

600
1,050
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480
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 480, Carriers and LocalsBouton's City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue (18L2), Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue (18L2)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue (18L2). Margins All Around, tied by Red Two Line "Paid Bouton" on Cover to West Somers, N.Y., Red "New York Sets" pmk., overall cover toning specks, otherwise Very Fine, Rare

600
325
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481
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 481, Carriers and LocalsCumming's City Post, New York, N.Y. 2c Black on Yellow (55L3), Cumming's City Post, New York, N.Y. 2c Black on Yellow (55L3)Cumming's City Post, New York, N.Y. 2c Black on Yellow (55L3). Large to Enormous Margins, Black Cork cancel, Red Boxed "Paid AHC" and Red "Cummings Express" Oval on Ornate Gold Gilt Valentine Cover, Very Fine, ex-Caspary

E. 500-750
1,450
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482
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 482, Carriers and LocalsFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago, III., (1c) Blue (8L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago, III., (1c) Blue (8L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago, III., (1c) Blue (8L1). Large Margins, on Cover tied by "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" Oval, slight water stains and tiny mended edge nick, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,000
350
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483
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 483, Carriers and LocalsGlen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven, N.Y., 1c Black on Green (71L3), Glen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven, N.Y., 1c Black on Green (71L3)Glen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven, N.Y., 1c Black on Green (71L3). Used With 3c Red (26) and tied by Tully, N.Y. pmk. on Fresh Orange Yellow Cover, bit reduced at right, Very Fine, Exceptionally Beautiful Cover

600
1,250
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484
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 484, Carriers and LocalsMetropolitan Post Office, New York, N.Y., (2c) Blue (108L3A), Metropolitan Post Office, New York, N.Y., (2c) Blue (108L3A)Metropolitan Post Office, New York, N.Y., (2c) Blue (108L3A). Die cut as always, tied by Cork and ms. 1856 docketing on Cover to "Bible House, Astor-Place," Forwarded to 27th St. in N. Y., average 3c Red (11) tied by Mass. Town pmk., mostly clear "Metropolitan P.O." and Small Boxed "Paid /W.H. Laws", Fine & Rare

1,000
2,100
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485
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 485, Carriers and LocalsOne Cent Despatch, Baltimore, Md., Washington, D.C., 1c Violet, Type I (112L1), One Cent Despatch, Baltimore, Md., Washington, D.C., 1c Violet, Type I (112L1)One Cent Despatch, Baltimore, Md., Washington, D.C., 1c Violet, Type I (112L1). Used With 3c Red (11) tied by City Despatch and Washington City D.C. pmks. respectively on 1856 Folded Letter to Va., Very Fine, ex-Caspary

500
675
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486
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 486, Carriers and LocalsWells, Fargo & Co., 2Sc-$4.00 "Pony" Stamps, Trial Color Composite Proof in Black (143L3TC-143L5TC, 148L8TC), Wells, Fargo & Co., 2Sc-$4.00 "Pony" Stamps, Trial Color Composite Proof in Black (143L3TC-143L5TC, 148L8TC)Wells, Fargo & Co., 2Sc-$4.00 "Pony" Stamps, Trial Color Composite Proof in Black (143L3TC-143L5TC, 148L8TC). Complete Sheet of 20, four of each value ($4.00 was issued in Black and has ms. "X" on each), Very Fine, Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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