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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1721
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1721, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1), City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1)City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1). Cut to heart shape, tied by "Newark N.J. Jul. 19" circular datestamp on small piece, Very Fine, approximately seven examples are known on cover and six or seven stamps are known off cover

240
450
1722
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1722, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1), City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1)City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1). Two, both with square-cut margins, one just barely in, other huge on three sides and cut in at left, each cancelled by Newark N.J. circular datestamp, second thinned, otherwise Fine, very scarce

E. 200-300
100
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1723
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1723, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1), City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1)City Letter Express Mail, Newark N.J., 1c Red (45L1). Cut to heart shape, small stain, thins, appears Fine

240
100
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1724
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Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1724, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1), Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1). Small margins to just touching, uncancelled, thinned, Fine appearance

450
210
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1725
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1725, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1), Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1). Ample margins to just touching at top, cancelled by part of blue "Paid" in frame, Fine, a rare stamp, especially in sound condition, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
925
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1726
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1726, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1), Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1). Ample margins, part of framed "Paid" cancel, tears at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, rare

550
180
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1727
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1727, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1), Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1)Clark & Co., New York N.Y., 1c Red on Yellow (48L1). Large margins to clear, blue oval handstamp, thinned and slightly creased, otherwise Very Fine, rare

550
160
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1728
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1728, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)Cummings' City Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Glazed (55L3), Cummings' City Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Glazed (55L3)Cummings' City Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Glazed (55L3). Full margins all around, deep shade on bright paper, cancelled by red "Free" in frame, slight thin, Extremely Fine appearance, rare, ex Caspary

E. 400-500
850
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1729
c
Commercial Dispatch and Addressing Co., New York N.Y. Large cogged oval handstamp in violet with matching "SPECIAL S.U." straightline on manufacturer's cover locally-addressed, accompanied by a second cover with the oval (without straightline), Fine, a late local "courier" that operated in the 1890's

E. 200-300
100
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1730
c
Cornwall's [sic] Madison Square Post Office. Oval handstamp with spelling error, mostly clear strike on cover to Florence N.J. with 3c Dull Red (11), large margins to touching, tied by "New York Jun. 6" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1731
c
Crosby's City Post, New York N.Y., 2c Carmine (54L1). Ample to large margins, tied by Crosby's oval datestamp on window ventilator manufacturer's illustrated advertising cover to local street address, slightly reduced at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
525
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1732
c
Day Express Co. Large "Day Express Co., Newark and New York, W. & J.M. Martin" handstamp on buff cover to New York, pencil ms. note at top "Return ? by Martin tonight - full amt. paid G. (?)", central file fold, one backflap removed, otherwise Fine, reportedly unique

E. 400-500
700
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1733
 
Douglas' City Despatch, New York N.Y., Study Collection. Mounted collection of several dozen stamps plus sheets, some used, some imperforate remainders, generally Very Fine, a worthwhile collection

E. 100-150
180
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1734
c
Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Glazed (60L1). Large margins to clear of outer frameline at top, affixed with red wax seal on Sep. 25, 1847 folded meeting notice from 11 Pine St. to 36 E. 36th St., red "City Despatch Post, 2 Cents" oval handstamp (formerly Franklin City Despatch Post with name removed), Very Fine, an unusual usage -- a similar cover was offered in the Middendorf sale (stamp described as not originating), and it appears that the notices were stamped for Dupuy & Schenck, but actually delivered by Bouton's (whose red oval was applied) -- ex Boker

E. 500-750
800
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1735
c
Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2). Margins slightly in at right and bottom, others full to large, uncancelled, red "Dupuy & Schenck/Penny Post" two-line handstamp and matching "Paid" on folded cover to local street address, with Sep. 1, 1847 printed dateline still attached, Fine, stamp has a red ink smear and the presence of the "Paid" suggests it originated, but offered on its own merits

E. 400-500
270
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1736
c
Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2). Type B, huge top and bottom margins, touched at sides, ms. cancel (not tied), used on Mar. 3, 1849 printed notice to local street address, large red double-circle handstamp, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
600
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1737
c
Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2). Type A, three huge margins, touched at left, ms. cancel (not tied), used on Sep. 19, 1849 printed notice to local street address, Very Fine

E. 500-750
250
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1738
c
Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2). Type B, cut to circular shape, ms. cancel, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts Apr. 7" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1848 blue folded letter to Roanoke Va., Very Fine, extremely rare tied usage to the mails

E. 300-400
180
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1739
c
Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Blue on Bluish (61L4). Margins touching to slightly in, pencil cancel (not tied), red "Stait's Despatch 48 So. 3rd. St. Paid" circular handstamp on small cover to local street address, "Philadelphia and Liverpool Line of Packets" embossed on flap, Very Fine, pencil notation on back indicates Jun. 19, 1852 date (from content no longer with cover)

E. 300-400
350
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1740
c
Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Blue on Bluish (61L4). Three ample margins, in at bottom, uncancelled, red "Stait's Despatch Post at Adams Exp'ss, Paid, 48 S. 3d St." in circle on Jul. 3, 1850 folded notice to local street address, Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1741
c
"Eagle" City Post at Adams Express, 80 Chestnut St. Red circle with matching "3" rate on Apr. 9, 1848 folded letter to local addressee, given to post office where blue "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 10" circular datestamp with attached "2" rate was applied, Very Fine, unusual combination of markings

E. 150-200
80
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1742
c
Specl. Messge. from Eagle Post, 80 Chestnut St. Red circle and large framed "Free" on Mar. 3, 1849 folded letter from Pottsville to local Philadelphia address, file fold, Very Fine, ex Gibson

E. 150-200
260
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1743
c
Staits Despatch, 48 So. 3rd St. Paid. Double-line circle and pencil "Pd 7c" on Jan. 10, 1851 folded letter to Westchester Pa., blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts Jan. 11" integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" oval and red crayon "5" rate, Very Fine, scarce usage to the mails (2c plus 5c)

E. 100-150
55
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1744
c
Eagle City Post, Stait's Despatch. Seven covers, three with Eagle City Post markings, four with Stait's Despatch markings incl. scarce circle with "One Cent" rate in italics, an additional front accompanies, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 200-300
130
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1745
c
Eagle City Post, Stait & Co. Four covers, each has yellow advertising label for Eagle City Post services (three of the same), different handstamped markings incl. "Paid", "2" and "Eagle City Despatch Post" circle, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 300-400
300
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1746
c
Eagle City Post, Advertising Label. Black on yellow label affixed to 1847 folded printed notice for the annual meeting of the Mercantile Beneficial Association of Philadekphia, red "Paid" at left, margins to in, affected by vertical file fold, Fine and rare, ex Knapp

E. 150-200
80
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1747
 
Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., Study Collection. 20 genuine stamps mounted with forgeries, includes Nos. 61L2, 61L3 and 61L4, unused and used, come minor faults, most have Fine appearance, Scott value $1,000.00+

E. 200-300
105
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1748
 
East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3). Uncancelled, three large margins, in at left, minor rubs i in surface coating, otherwise Fine, the 23 Ave. D stamp is rare

250
100
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1749
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1749, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4), East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4)East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4). Original gum, large margins, Extremely Fine and scarce

125
475
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1750
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East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4). Unused (no gum), ample to large margins, Very Fine

125
100
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1751
c
East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4). Full margins all around, uncancelled, affixed to cover with 3c Dull Red (11) tied by "New-York Jan. 25" circular datestamp, to Newton N.J., local stamp may or may not have originated, still Very Fine

E. 150-200
250
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1752
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East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4). Two, different shades, unused, one has part o.g. and rounded corner (badly thinned), other no gum and slightly creased, scarce

250
90
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1753
ogbl
Empire City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Green, Imperforate (64L1a). Block of six, original gum, slight creasing in left column, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 150-200
210
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1754
og
Faunce's Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red (152L1). Original gum, Very Fine

175
160
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1755
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Faunce's Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red (152L1). Unused (no gum), Very Fine

175
0
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1756
og
Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1). Original gum, ample to large margins, Very Fine, this is probably an express label but remains listed in Scott

175
160
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1757
og
Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1). Original gum, ample to large margins, Very Fine, scarce

175
160
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1758
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1758, Local Posts (City Letter Express to Jabez Feary & Co.)Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1), Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1)Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1). Large margins, tied by pencil cancel, on locally-addressed cover, stamp with usual oxidation and couple scuffs, central file fold, otherwise Fine, ex Ferrary, also incl. single with counterfeit cancel on 2c Brown (U277) with "Newark N.J. Jun. 27 1887" duplex cancel to New York City, stamp Very Fine, with 1969 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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