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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Local Posts (Husseys)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1800
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4). Full margins, tied by "1 Ct. Paid/Hussey's Post/50 William St." three-line handstamp on cover to local street address, crease thru stamp, otherwise Very Fine, rare cancellation, signed Sloane

E. 150-200
180
1801
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L26). Moatly large margins, just touching at right, tied by bold "1 ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Jan. 21" circular datestamp on 1859 insurance notice to local street address, file folds, Very Fine, ex Judd

E. 150-200
400
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1802
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue, Dated 1863 (87L27). Three large margins, touched at right, tied by "2 ct. Paid, Hussey 50 Wm. t. Jan. 18" circular datestamp on insurance co. corner card cover to local street address, small stain at bottom left, Very Fine, ex Chapman, signed Sloane

E. 400-500
650
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1803
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38). Two, tied by circular datestamp on legal-size lithographed insurance co. cover to local street address, docketed on back, edge faults and stamps creased, still a Fine and very scarce multiple usage

E. 300-400
350
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1804
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1868 (87L40). Large margins to just touching at left, tied by "2 ct Paid, Hussey 50 Wm. St. Oct. 4" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

E. 200-300
450
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1805
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1870 (87L41). Ample to large margins, tied by "2 Ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Jan. 15" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, slight edge wear, Very Fine

350
525
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1806
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1870 (87L41). Large margins to clear at right, tied by slightly blurry "2 ct Paid, Hussey 50 Wm. St. Nov. 25" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, slightly reduced at left, Fine

E. 100-150
110
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1807
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Ultramarine on Glazed, Ty. I (87L74). Faded color, tied by purple target on stove manufacturer's corner card cover to local street address, Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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1808
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue on Wove, Perforated (87L67). Tied by purple "Hussey's Special Messenger Express, Paid, 54 Pine St." oval handstamp on Health Dept. corner card cover to local street address, usual docketing (Feb. 1882) touches stamp, Fine

E. 100-150
300
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1809
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Glazed, Ty. II (87L75). Corner sheet margins, tied by purple "Special Message" straightline on cover front only (flaps added), food manufacturer's overall advertisement in green with building illustration, Very Fine appearance

E. 100-150
240
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1810
c
Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Glazed, Ty. II (87L75). Tied by purple target cancels on cover to local street address, "U.S.A. Dead Letter Office May 21-83" backstamp -- seized by the post office -- vertical fold, otherwise Fine, probably among the last letters to be carried by Easson's "Hussey's Post"

E. 150-200
280
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1811
c
Sale 825, Lot 1811, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Glazed, Ty. II, Imperforate (87L75 var). Huge margins all around, tied by "Special Message" straightline handstamp on cover with printed Irving Insurance Co. address, slight crease in stamp, otherwise Very Fine, philatelic but scarce use of imperforate Easson stamp

E. 200-300
100
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1812
c
Sale 825, Lot 1812, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 15c Gold on Black Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE3). Large margins, slightly creased, tied by "Hussey's Special Message Post, 54 Pine St." framed handstamp on cover to local street address, Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
230
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1813
c
Sale 825, Lot 1813, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5). Large margins, tied by "Paid/G.Hussey" two-line handstamp, "Answer by Bearer" straightline on cover to local street address, Extremely Fine and rare

E. 400-500
475
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1814
c
Sale 825, Lot 1814, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP1). Bold strike with "Free" straightline on Nov. 4, 1856 folded insurance co. notice to local street address, Extremely Fine

E. 500-750
300
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1815
c
Sale 825, Lot 1815, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP1). Bold strike with "Free" straightline on buff cover to local street address, Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1816
c
Sale 825, Lot 1816, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP3). Perfectly clear strike and bold "1 ct Paid, Hussey 50 Wm. St." circle on Oct. 2, 1858 folded insurance co. notice to local street address, Extremely Fine, rare

E. 400-500
525
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1817
 
Hussey's Post Advertising Circular. Printed in light purple with "Time Posted" stamp affixed, ads for J. A. Nutter and S. ALlan Taylor at bottom, folds and toning, still a scarce and very exhibitable ephemeral item

E. 100-150
200
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1818
c
Sale 825, Lot 1818, Local Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, Stampless Covers. Four, two have "Instant/Special/Message/Hussey's Post/50 Wm. St. Free" five-line handstamp and "Answer by Bearer" straightline, a third with similar markings, fourth has purple oval handstamp, minor opening faults or reduction, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1819
 
Hussey's Post Accumulation. A few hundred stamps on stock pages, variety of issues, some reference material, mixed condition but many Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
325
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