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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Local Posts (Union Square to Waltons)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1925
c
Dunham's Union-Square Post-Office. Red oval handstamp and matching "Paid" in oval on Apr. 1852 printed notice to local street address, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
85
1926
c
Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Dark Green (141L1). Three large margins, just barely in at bottom, ms. cancel, used with 3c Dull Red (11), mostly full to large margins, both stamps tied by "New-York Jan. 3" circular datestamp on cover to Goshen N.Y., faint toning at upper left, still Very Fine, extremely scarce tied usage

E. 500-750
325
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1927
 
Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Dark Green (141L1). Large margins, tied by New York circular datestamp on piece that was evidently addressed to Canada (numeral "6" due), Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1928
c
Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Light Apple Green (141L2). Cut to shield shape, pencil cancel, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample to large margins, both stamps tied by "New-York Apl. 11" circular datestamp on small cover to Cleveland O., mended opening nick at top, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1929
c
Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Light Apple Green (141L2). Two large margins, others just slightly in, ms. cancel, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), full margins to slightly in, tied by "New-York Nov. 5" circular datestamp on small cover to Elizabethtown N.J., 1850 docketing, Very Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1930
c
Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Light Apple Green (141L2). Three huge margins, slightly in at top, tied by pencil cancel, used with 3c Dull Red (11), small margins to slightly in, tied by "New-York Apr. 6" circular datestamp on cover to Boston, Very Fine

E. 150-200
150
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1931
 
Sale 825, Lot 1931, Local Posts (Union Square to Waltons)Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Rose (141L3). Large margins, tied by red Dunham's Union Square P.O. oval handstamp on piece, Extremely Fine, the Rose stamp is extremely rare in used condition -- no used example was contained in the Caspary, Boker, Middendorf or Golden collections -- signed Sloane

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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1932
 
Union Square Post Office, New York N.Y., Study Collection. More than 100 genuine stamps mounted with reference material, several multiples, a few used, some have small faults, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
625
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1933
 
Sale 825, Lot 1933, Local Posts (Union Square to Waltons)Walton & Co.'s City Express, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pink Glazed (142L1). Defective, but a very rare stamp

350
625
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