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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1654
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1654, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Franklin City Despatch Post. 2 Cents, Franklin City Despatch Post. 2 CentsFranklin City Despatch Post. 2 Cents. Full clear strike of red oval handstamp on lady's small embossed cover to Landingsburgh N.Y., red "New-York 5 cts. 5 Feb." integral-rate circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, this oval handstamp with the "Franklin" designation is extremely rare -- the "Franklin" was removed after ownership passed to Bouton

E. 750-1,000
1,700
1655
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1655, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Bouton's Manhattan Express, Bouton's Manhattan ExpressBouton's Manhattan Express. Clearly struck dark red oval handstamp on blue folded letter datelined "Burlington, May 31, 1847" to local street address, Extremely Fine, very scarce

E. 400-500
325
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1656
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1656, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Bouton's Manhattan Express, Bouton's Manhattan ExpressBouton's Manhattan Express. Dark red oval with matching "Paid/Bouton" two-line handstamp on small small folded invitation with embossed and scalloped edges, accompanied by another tiny blue folded cover with same "Paid/Bouton" two-line handstamp, matching "Bouton's City Dispatch Post" oval, both to local street addresses, Extremely Fine pair, the Manhattan Express marking is very scarce

E. 750-1,000
500
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1657
c
Bouton's City Dispatch Post. Partly clear red oval with "N" handstamp in matching ink on small folded cover to 469 Broadway, split along folds and small tear at top, otherwise Fine, accompanied by a Dec. 1848 folded meeting notice with red "Bouton's City Dispatch Post" oval and "Paid/Bouton" two-line handstamp (ex Middendorf), Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1658
ng
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1658, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1), Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1)Bouton's Manhattan Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (17L1). Cut to shape mostly clear of oval, Fine, a very rare stamp (seven or eight known), signed Sloane

E. 200-300
800
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1659
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1659, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Leaves in Corners (18L1), Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Leaves in Corners (18L1)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Leaves in Corners (18L1). Ample margins to just touched at upper right, cancelled by red "Paid/Bouton" on small piece, Very Fine, the first and rarest of the Zachary Taylor "Rough and Ready" stamps issued by Bouton

325
575
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1660
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1660, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Leaves in Corners (18L1), Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Leaves in Corners (18L1)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Leaves in Corners (18L1). Ample to large margins, cancelled by red "Paid/Bouton", several tiny pinholes, Very Fine appearance

325
375
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1661
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1661, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue, Dots in Corners (18L2), Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue, Dots in Corners (18L2)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue, Dots in Corners (18L2). Ample to large margins, tied by red "Paid/Bouton" on piece, Very Fine

140
280
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1662
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1662, Local Posts (Franklin City Despatch to Boutons)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)Bouton's City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue (18L2). Full margins, tied by usual red "Paid Bouton" hs on locally-addressed folded letter, oval Bouton's and straightline "Paid" markings, Very Fine

600
325
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