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Sale 925 — The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 November, 2006

Category — Hussey

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1575
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1575, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Black (87L2), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Black (87L2)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Black (87L2). Three large margins, clear at bottom, tied by "Free" handstamp on June 1857 folded life insurance notice to local street address, file fold and pinholes clear of stamp, Very Fine, extremely rare, signed Sloane, ex Hollowbush and Golden

1,200
1,600
1576
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1576, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L3), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L3)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L3). Large margins except just touched at upper left, tied by "Paid/G. Hussey" two-line handstamp, used in combination with Hussey's Post, 1858 Black handstamp (87LUP2) on small cover to local street address, some extraneous writing neatly erased from cover, still Very Fine, extremely rare combination, ex Hollowbush and Golden

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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1577
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1577, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4). Large margins to in at bottom, tied by "Hussey 50 Wm. St. 1ct Paid May 9" circular datestamp on printed circular, Fine, ex Worthington

450
350
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1578
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1578, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Brown Red (87L4). Four, large margins to slightly in, tied by three strikes of "Paid/G. Hussey" two-line handstamp on buff cover to Brooklyn street address, insurance co.'s embossed return card on flap

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE FRANKING OF THE HUSSEY'S POST 1858 ONE-CENT BROWN RED ISSUE.

Signed Sloane. Ex Hollowbush and Golden (Siegel Sale 817, lot 1201, realized $3,750 hammer)

E. 3,000-4,000
2,600
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1579
ogbl
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1579, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Rose Red (87L7), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Rose Red (87L7)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Rose Red (87L7). Complete sheet of 25, large margins, unused (without gum as issued), brilliant color, faint bends, Very Fine and choice

275
300
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1580
ogbl
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1580, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L8), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L8)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L8). Complete sheet of 46 showing sideways arrangement of bottom row, unused (without gum as issued), bright color, thin spots and creases incl. one breaking paper, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, Scott Retail as singles $2,760.00

E. 1,000-1,500
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1581
 
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1581, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Rose Red (87L10), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Rose Red (87L10)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Rose Red (87L10). Large margins to just touched, tied by well-struck "Free" handstamp on piece of Corn Exchange Bank promissory note, central filing hole well away from stamp, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail as on cover $400.00

E. 200-300
180
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1582
ogbl
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1582, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Blue, (1c) Black, (1c) Red, 1c Brown Red (87L22-87L26), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Blue, (1c) Black, (1c) Red, 1c Brown Red (87L22-87L26)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Blue, (1c) Black, (1c) Red, 1c Brown Red (87L22-87L26). Complete sheets of each, unused (without gum as issued), large margins, bright colors, few small paper flaws to be expected, Very Fine

997
450
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1583
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1583, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L25), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L25)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Red (87L25). Large margins to clear, tied by circle of wedges and used with 6c Ultramarine (115), s.e. at right and similarly tied, on orange cover to Rosstrevor, Ireland, red "New York Jan. 29" circular datestamp, 1870 transit and receiving backstamps, missing part of top flap

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE COVER BEARING THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL USED WITH THE HUSSEY'S POST STAMP. ONE OF THE MOST UNUSUAL COMBINATIONS AND A WONDERFUL EXHIBITION ITEM.

Ex Ishikawa. With 1978 P.F. certificate.

17,500
8,000
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1584
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1584, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Brown, Dated 1863 (87L35), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Brown, Dated 1863 (87L35)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Brown, Dated 1863 (87L35). Large margins to just touched, tied by clear strike of "Hussey 50 Wm. St. 2ct Paid Jan. 23" circular datestamp on 1865 folded printed circular to local address, stamp with tiny tear in margin at top left, Fine, attractive usage

650
475
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1585
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1585, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38). Full margins to clear, tied by light strike of circular datestamp on cover with oval United States Fire Insurance Co. handstamp at left to local address, Very Fine, scarce

475
700
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1586
 
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1586, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1865 (87L38). Vertical pair, large margins to touched, tied by "Hussey 50 Wm. St. 2ct Paid Jan. 13" circular datestamp on large part of legal-size cover to Brooklyn N.Y., Very Fine, rare, pencil note on back states "only multiple seen used or mint"

E. 500-750
650
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1587
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1587, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue, Wove (87L45), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue, Wove (87L45)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue, Wove (87L45). Horizontal pair, left stamp the variety with two periods after "A.M.", ample to huge margins, tied by purple "Hussey's Post, Paid, 54 Pine St." oval handstamp on cover to local street address, originally legal-size and significantly reduced to regular size, file fold, some wear, still a Very Fine pair and extremely rare multiple usage, ex Golden

E. 750-1,000
650
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1588
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1588, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Ultramarine on Glazed, Ty. I (87L74), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Ultramarine on Glazed, Ty. I (87L74)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Ultramarine on Glazed, Ty. I (87L74). Corner crease at top left, tied by purple "Hussey's Special Messenger Express, Paid, 54 Pine St." double-line oval handstamp on Health Dept. cover to local street address, usual pencil docketing, Very Fine cover and extremely scarce usage, ex Golden

E. 300-400
300
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1589
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1589, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 10c Gold on Green Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE2), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 10c Gold on Green Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE2)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 10c Gold on Green Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE2). Large margins, tied by blue "Hussey's/Special Message Post/50 Williams Street, Basement" three-line handstamp on locally used cover, fresh and Very Fine, ex Judd

350
300
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1590
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1590, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5). Large margins, tied by blue "Hussey's/Special Message Post/50 Williams Street, Basement" three-line handstamp on locally used cover, minor scuff at top right, Very Fine

400
375
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1591
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1591, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP1), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP1)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP1). Clear impression with "Free" handstamp on small manila cover, small part of backflap intact, Very Fine, the 1856 Hussey's entires are very scarce and completely free of the philatelic inspiration behind later issues

500
600
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1592
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1592, HusseyHussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP2), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP2)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black, Handstamped Wrapper (87LUP2). Clear strike of "Paid G. Hussey" two-line handstamp on wrapper to New York City, fresh and Very Fine

600
350
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