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Sale 908 — Western Expresses, Carriers, Locals & Independent Mails

Sale Date — Friday, 17 March, 2006

Category — Local Posts (Boyd

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4626
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4626, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City/Express Post/June 26 9 O'C, Boyd's City/Express Post/June 26 9 O'CBoyd's City/Express Post/June 26 9 O'C. Red rectangular framed datestamp and ms. "1" rate on folded letter datelined Philadelphia, Jun. 24, 1844, to U.S. Naval Hospital in New York City, Jul. 5 receipt docketing, Very Fine, Hahn notes indicate this is the earliest recorded Boyd's handstamped cover and comments on 1c rate (advertised rate was 2c)

E. 200-300
1,050
4627
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4627, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City/Express Post/Sep. 14 9 O'C, Boyd's City/Express Post/Sep. 14 9 O'CBoyd's City/Express Post/Sep. 14 9 O'C. Red rectangular framed datestamp and black "Collect" handstamp struck twice on folded letter (undated but can only be 1844) to local street address, Very Fine, the writer gives 322 Broadway as his address, thus the "Collect" marking is Boyd's

E. 150-200
280
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4628
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4628, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City/Express Post/June 26 9 O'C, Boyd's City/Express Post/June 26 9 O'CBoyd's City/Express Post/June 26 9 O'C. Red rectangular framed datestamp and ms. "Collect 6-1/4" rate on Aug. 26, 1844 folded letter from Rochester to New York City, based on origin and collect marking this is a conjunctive usage with Pomeroy, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
115
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4629
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4629, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post, Oct. 23 2 O'C, Boyd's City Express Post, Oct. 23 2 O'CBoyd's City Express Post, Oct. 23 2 O'C. Red oval datestamp on folded letter misdated Oct. 24 to Ann Arbor Mich. with sender's comment "I write you by express", red "New-York Oct. 23" circular datestamp and blue ms. "25" rate, endorsed "Express" and "Mail" with latter crossed out, sharp file fold, Very Fine, evidently given to Boyd's to send by express, probably sent via U.S. Express Mail

E. 200-300
115
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4630
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4630, Local Posts (BoydFREE, FREEFREE. Red straightline handstamp struck twice with clear red "Boyd's City Express Post, Jun. 7 2 O'C" oval datestamp on ca. 1845 folded letter to the New York Herald, a poem (for publication) entitled "On the death of a favorite Bird", with such brilliant lines as "Take this advice all birds I leave behind, Don't fall in love for if you do you'll find, Twill turn your brain, cause you to rave, Untill like me you find an early grave", Very Fine, one of the four or five known examples of Boyd's free-to-the-press service

E. 400-500
475
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4631
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4631, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post, Feb. 7 12 O'C, Boyd's City Express Post, Feb. 7 12 O'CBoyd's City Express Post, Feb. 7 12 O'C. Red oval datestamp and black "Free" handstamp on cover to P.O. Box, red "New-York 2 cts. Feb. 7" integral drop rate circular datestamp, notation at top "Please call at Boyds Express Post and pay 2 Cents" in the hand of John T. Boyd, Very Fine, rare and unusual usage, Boyd's note seems to reverse the intent of the "Free" marking

E. 400-500
325
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4632
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4632, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post Nov. 13 9, Boyd's City Express Post Nov. 13 9Boyd's City Express Post Nov. 13 9. Red oval datestamp and matching "Free" obliterated by four strikes of 5-bar grid on Nov. 6, 1848 blue printed notice to local street address, sharp file fold, Very Fine and unusual

E. 150-200
105
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4633
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4633, Local Posts (Boyd"Important John T. Boyd", "Important John T. Boyd""Important John T. Boyd". Manuscript endorsement on cover to local street address, "Boyd's City Express Post, Mar. 12 2" oval datestamp with "Paid/J.T.B." in frame, New York Tribune return card on flap, Extremely Fine, no indication of premium rate, but clearly an example of Boyd's special service, ex Golden

E. 300-400
260
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4634
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4634, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post Jan. 3 2, Boyd's City Express Post Jan. 3 2Boyd's City Express Post Jan. 3 2. Oval datestamp in reddish-black with matchin "Paid/J.T.B." handstamp on small cover to local street address, ms. "Money Enclosed J. T. Boyd", backflap removed, markings appear to be strengthened in pencil or ink, Fine appearance, Boyd covers endorsed for valuable contents are scarce

E. 150-200
105
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4635
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4635, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post, Boyd's City Express PostBoyd's City Express Post. Three strikes of red oval datestamp, each different, two attempted and one final delivery, on Aug. 1847 folded letter to local street address, redirections in manuscript, faint waterstains, still Fine and very unusual, ex Golden

E. 150-200
105
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4636
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4636, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post, Oct. 7 12, Boyd's City Express Post, Oct. 7 12Boyd's City Express Post, Oct. 7 12. Oval datestamp with "Paid/J.T.B." in frame, part strike of red "Chatham Square P.O. N.Y." double-circle datestamp and matching "Paid" in wide arc on small cover to local street address, Fine, the Broadway Post Office double-circle is an extremely rare marking -- beginning in late 1859 and into 1860 examples are found used in conjunction with Boyd's markings, which has led to speculation that an arrangement existed between Lockwood's Broadway and Chatham Square posts and Boyd's, whereby letters would be received at the former offices and delivered by the latter

E. 200-300
150
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4637
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4637, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post, Jan. 10 2, Boyd's City Express Post, Jan. 10 2Boyd's City Express Post, Jan. 10 2. Oval datestamp with "Paid/J.T.B." in frame, red "Chatham Square P.O. N.Y. Jan. 10" double-circle datestamp and "Paid" straightline on small blue cover to Broadway address, tattered and flap missing, clear strikes and worth restoring for exhibition, rare example of Boyd's and Lockwood conjunctive service, ex Golden

E. 150-200
75
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4638
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4638, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Express Post Aug. 8, Boyd's Express Post Aug. 8Boyd's Express Post Aug. 8. Oval datestamp and "Paid J.T.B." framed handstamp, ms. "Boyd 4 O'C Aug. 8" on cover from France to New York, Livingston, Wells & Co. Paris office's blue oval handstamp, "N. York Am. Pkt. 21 Aug. 7" debit datestamp, few small toned spots, Very Fine, unusual usage, with page describing rate and routing

E. 300-400
200
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4639
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4639, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post Jan. 5 12, Boyd's City Express Post Jan. 5 12Boyd's City Express Post Jan. 5 12. Oval datestamp on brown cover from San Francisco to New York City, conjunctive use with faint red "Wells, Fargo & Co. California Express" oval handstamp, sender's routing "Wells, Fargo & Cos. Express", original enclosure dated Nov. 29, 1853, a bit edgeworn, Fine

E. 400-500
375
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4640
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4640, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express Post Dec. 28 12, Boyd's City Express Post Dec. 28 12Boyd's City Express Post Dec. 28 12. Oval datestamp on blue folded letter datelined "Panama Dec. 19th 1857" to New York, the street address and "California" written in a second hand (probably at Boyd's office), lightly toned file fold, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
180
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4641
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4641, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Brooklyn City Express Post, Jul. 17 3 O'C, Boyd's Brooklyn City Express Post, Jul. 17 3 O'CBoyd's Brooklyn City Express Post, Jul. 17 3 O'C. Red oval datestamp on Jul. 11, 1844 folded letter from Boston to Brooklyn, conjunctive use with red "Forwarded by American Mail Company" three-line handstamp deliberately struck with only two lines appearing at bottom, matching "Paid" handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, extremely scarce example of American Letter Mail Co. route joining Boyd's for local delivery in Brooklyn

E. 300-400
650
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4642
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4642, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Brooklyn City Express Post, May 20 9 O'C, Boyd's Brooklyn City Express Post, May 20 9 O'CBoyd's Brooklyn City Express Post, May 20 9 O'C. Red oval datestamp clearly struck on May 15, 1845 folded letter from Troy N.Y. to South Brooklyn, pencil "8", file fold, Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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4642A
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4642A, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2). Large margins to just clear of frameline at bottom right, red "Free" cancel, most of original gum still intact, excellent color and impression with only a couple of usual flaking spots in enamel, still Very Fine, not to be confused with 20L4, the Boyd's Second Issue 20L2 is scarce

175
100
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4643
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4643, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2). Ample but slightly irregular margins, red "Free" cancel, deep shade, faint diagonal crease at lower right, otherwise Fine, scarce

175
100
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4644
ng
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4644, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold on Cream (20L5), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold on Cream (20L5)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold on Cream (20L5). Unused (no gum), full margins, clear impression, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful example of Boyd's so-called "Polite Correspondence" stamp

350
400
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4645
Sbl
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4645, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold (20L9), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold (20L9)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold (20L9). Two blocks of fifteen, unused (no gum), one from bottom of pane with large margins all around and slight creasing in bottom sheet margin, other from top of pane with large margins to just touched at bottom of one stamp, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail $495.00 as blocks and singles

E. 150-200
375
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4646
Sbl
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4646, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold (20L9), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold (20L9)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold (20L9). Block of 15, unused (no gum), large margins, clear impression and bright fresh paper, a few tiny faint thin spots, still Very Fine, scarce multiple

247
210
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4647
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4647, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18). Two, each with ample to large margins, one creased, tied by bluish-black Boyd's oval datestamp on piece, scarce 2c rate, Very Fine appearance

E. 75-100
160
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4648
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4648, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18). Horizontal pair, large margins to slightly in at bottom, Boyd's oval datestamp, slightly oxidised and minor faults, still a very rare used multiple for 2c rate

E. 75-100
150
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4649
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4649, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a). Large margins, used on piece with 3c Dull Red (26), 1c tied by "Paid" in oval, both tied by "New-York Aug. 18, 1861" circular datestamp (year also written in ms.), Very Fine, scarce

E. 75-100
160
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4650
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4650, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a). Ample to large margins, tied by Boyd's blue "Paid" in oval and New York circular datestamp on small yellow piece, Very Fine, scarce used example of the "Cents" variety

90
110
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4651
Sbl
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4651, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold on Dark Blue, Tete-Beche Pair (20L21a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold on Dark Blue, Tete-Beche Pair (20L21a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Gold on Dark Blue, Tete-Beche Pair (20L21a). Vertical block of six with top two pairs tete-beche, unused (no gum), large margins incl. to sheet margin, creased and small surface faults, still Very Fine, scarce multiple

E. 200-300
260
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4652
ogbl
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4652, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red, Tete-Beche Pair (20L23a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red, Tete-Beche Pair (20L23a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red, Tete-Beche Pair (20L23a). Horizontal block of eight comprising four vertical tete-beche pairs, slightly overlapping work-and-turn impressions, original gum, huge margins, creases more apparent on back than front, otherwise Extremely Fine, scarce and desirable multiple, three of the Eagle & Globe vignettes are heavily distorted

E. 100-150
210
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4653
ogbl
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4653, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue (20L25), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue (20L25)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue (20L25). Complete pane of 100, original gum, large margins, gum creasing and minor faults typical of glazed enamel paper, still Very Fine, rare, Scott Retail as blocks of four is $750.00

E. 400-500
800
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4654
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4654, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Eagle & Globe Forgeries, Boyd's Eagle & Globe ForgeriesBoyd's Eagle & Globe Forgeries. Three, 7c on Blue and Light Green, 9c on Orange Yellow, mounting on two pieces of album, one inscribed "septentrionale"

E. 75-100
80
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4655
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4655, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2). Large margins to in at left, red "Free" cancel, red "Boyd's City Express Post Nov. 25 9 O'C" oval datestamp and "'The Sun' Newspaper and Foreign Letter Office, New-York, United States" forwarder's label on folded letter to local street address, datelined "Nuevitas 3d Novemer 1844" enclosing letters to forward to England, slightly soiled along file fold, Fine and scarce Boyd's usage

E. 200-300
950
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4656
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4656, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L2). Cut to shape mostly clear of oval frameline, slight crease in margin, red "Free" cancel, red "Boyd's City Express Post Jan. 3 4 O'C" oval datestamp on Jan. 1, 1845 printed notice of sale of Philadelphia hotel, local hotel address, evidently brought to New York City and distributed by Boyd's, Fine, the Boyd's Second Issue 20L2 is scarce

E. 100-150
75
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4657
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4657, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L4), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L4)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L4). Large margins, bright color, black grid cancel, tied by red "New-York 5cts 2 Feb." integral-rate circular datestamp on small cover to Elizabethtown N.J., Extremely Fine, a lovely tied example

E. 100-150
55
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4658
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4658, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L4), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L4)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L4). Ample margins to slightly in, black cancel, tied by red "New-York 5 cts. 24 Jun." icds on 1847 part-printed notice from Presbyterian Church to Mass., Fine

E. 100-150
75
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4659
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4659, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Grayish White (formerly 20L6), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Grayish White (formerly 20L6)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Grayish White (formerly 20L6). One off cover with rectangular margins, black grid, another cut to shape and tied by grid on Nov. 25, 1848 folded letter with red Boyd's oval and "Paid J.T.B.", accompanied by a third stamp on cover with Schwartz note indicating it was lifted, the green color washed out and replaced, interesting group, the Black on Grayish White 20L6 was de-listed because of the ease with which the green coloring could be washed out of 20L4

E. 300-400
260
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4660
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4660, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7). Large margins, black cancel, tied by "New-York 5 Cts. Jul. 1" integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to Smithtown, Long Island, N.Y., Extremely Fine, remarkably choice

E. 150-200
115
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4661
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4661, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7). Die cut, tied by black grid and red "New-York 5 cts. 30 Jul." integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to Boylston Mass., Very Fine, an attractive tied example of the die-cut Eagle & Globe issue

E. 100-150
50
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4662
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4662, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L7). Large to huge margins, tied by black cancel, "New-York 5 Cts. Jan. 15" integral-rate circular datestamp on folded illustrated advertising circular for Modern Soda Apparatus to Wadham's Mills N.Y., great design, split along folds, still exhibitable and scarce

E. 100-150
90
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4663
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4663, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a). Mostly large margins, touched at right, small faults, grid cancel (not tied), used on Mar. 27, 1850 folded letter from New York to New Orleans, forwarded to Natchez Miss., faint red New York circular datestamp and "10" rate handstamp, red "New Orleans La. Apr. 13" circular datestamp and ms. "ford. 5 [+10 handstamp]+2=17" rate notation including additional 2c due, the 2c could be for carrier delivery from the mails in New Orleans (service to the P.O. was free) or for steamboat captain's fee for the trip to Natchez (a third possibility is an advertised fee), Very Fine and extremely unusual usage

E. 300-400
230
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4664
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4664, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a). Large but slightly irregular margins, black cancel (not tied), used on brown cover to Catskill N.Y., clear red "New-York 5 cts. 21 Mar." icds, red "APR" handstamp applied at Catskill post office where letter was advertised, Very Fine, Schwartz note on back attesting to genuineness

E. 100-150
80
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4665
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4665, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10). Large margins to slightly in, crease and tear at bottom, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." cancel, blurry Boyd's oval datestamp on lady's small cover addressed in blue to local attorneys, Fine appearance

E. 75-100
60
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4666
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4666, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10). Die cut, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." handstamp, "Boyd's City Express Post Jun. 28 2" oval datestamp on lady's tiny cover to local street address, embossed initials on flap, immaculate and Very Fine

E. 150-200
60
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4667
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4667, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10). Die cut, small edge wrinkle, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." handstamp, "Boyd's City Express Post ? 2" oval datestamp on lady's tiny cover to local street address, small piece of flap missing, Very Fine

E. 100-150
55
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4668
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4668, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L10). Die cut, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." handstamp, "Boyd's City Express Post Aug. 1 12" oval datestamp on lady's tiny cover to local street address, immaculate and Very Fine

E. 150-200
50
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4669
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4669, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Olive Green (20L11), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Olive Green (20L11)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Olive Green (20L11). Huge margins, intense impression on bright paper, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." cancel, "Boyd's City Express Post Dec. 3 9" (ca. 1855) oval datestamp on lady's small cover to local street address, Extremely Fine, Boyd's 20L11 is scarce -- used only for about one year from mid-1855 to 1856

E. 200-300
325
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4670
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4670, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14). Ample margins, slight crease, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." cancel, "Boyd's City Express Post Apr. 1 9" oval datestamp on cover to local street address, fresh and Very Fine appearance

E. 100-150
90
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4671
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4671, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14). Ample to large margins, bright shade, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." cancel, "Boyd's City Express Post Jun. 10 12" oval datestamp on buff cover to local street address, Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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4672
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4672, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (20L14). Large margins, bright shade, tied by one of two strikes of "Paid J.T.B." cancel, "Boyd's City Express Post Apl. ? 12" oval datestamp on cover to local street address, backflap removed, Very Fine

E. 100-150
90
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4673
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4673, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Lilac (20L17), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Lilac (20L17)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Lilac (20L17). Ample to large margins, tied by "Paid" in oval cancel, 3c Brown Red (65), beautiful shade, tied by "New-York 17 [inverted] Dec." double-circle datestamp and duplex target on small lavender cover to Boston street address, Extremely Fine, a lovely example of this scarce combination

E. 400-500
325
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4674
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4674, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Lilac (20L17), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Lilac (20L17)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Lilac (20L17). Ample margins to clear, slight surface creasing, tied by "Paid" in oval cancel, 3c Rose (65) tied by circle of wedges and duplex "New-York 25 Jan. 1863" double-circle datestamp on mourning cover to Buffalo N.Y. street address, stained spots, otherwise Very Fine, late usage of this stamp

E. 200-300
325
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4675
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4675, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray, "Cents" (20L18a). Large margins, tied by blue "Paid" in oval, used with 3c Rose (65), both stamps tied by "New-York Sep. 25?" duplex datestamp and grid on cover to Rochester N.Y., one flap missing and slightly reduced at bottom, 3c creased, otherwise Fine, very scarce combination with "Cents" variety (combination with 1857 Issue valued at $2,000.00 in Scott)

E. 400-500
575
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4676
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4676, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23). Plated by Schwartz as First Printing Plate B Pos. 14, huge margins, tied by "Boyd's Dispatch 41 Fulton St." double-circle datestamp with "Paid" in circle on cover to local street address, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
300
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4677
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4677, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23). Large margins, tied by "Boyd's Dispatch 41 Fulton St." double-circle datestamp with "Paid" in circle on cover to local street address, stamp creased before use, cover has small tears and crease at top from opening, otherwise Very Fine

E. 75-100
105
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4678
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4678, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23), Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23)Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red (20L23). Two, each with huge margins, slightly oxidized, one has small margin tear, tied by "Paid" in circle cancel on manufacturer's corner card cover to local street address, minor edge tears and mended nicks, still Fine, very scarce double-rate franking

E. 200-300
325
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4679
TC
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4679, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c 1876 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs (20L30TC), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c 1876 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs (20L30TC)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c 1876 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs (20L30TC). Five different, incl. Red on Roseate Horizontally Laid, Blue on Roseate Vertically Laid, three on surface-colored paper (Red/Yellow, Lilac/Vermilion and Black/Green), ample margins to slightly in, three have small thins from removal from pages upon which the 1876 Trial Colors were once mounted, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, extremely rare

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
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4680
TC
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4680, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Blue on Red (20L28, 20L29), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Blue on Red (20L28, 20L29)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Blue on Red (20L28, 20L29). Three appear to be Black on Red (20L29) and two Blue on Red (20L28), the latter considerably brighter than the former, mostly ample to large margins, couple have minor creases or small fault, otherwise Very Fine, 20L28 and 20L29 are scarce color trials, distinguishing the stamp color on this surface-colored paper can be difficult

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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4681
TC
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4681, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Blue Trial Color Plate Proof on Roseate Laid (20L30TC), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Blue Trial Color Plate Proof on Roseate Laid (20L30TC)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Blue Trial Color Plate Proof on Roseate Laid (20L30TC). Margins just touching, Fine and rare

E. 200-300
400
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4682
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4682, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y.,2c Light Blue on Glazed (20L26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y.,2c Light Blue on Glazed (20L26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y.,2c Light Blue on Glazed (20L26). 17, unused incl. five singles and three pairs, six with "Paid" in circle cancels, mixed margins and minor faults, most Fine or Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

625
550
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4683
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4683, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Lilac on Roseate (20L30), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Lilac on Roseate (20L30)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Lilac on Roseate (20L30). Ample margins to touched, smudged "Paid" in circle cancel, thin spot, Fine appearance, the rarity of this Boyd's issue should not be underestimated, unpriced in Scott unused or used

E. 300-400
525
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4684
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4684, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Lilac on Roseate, Laid (20L31), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Lilac on Roseate, Laid (20L31)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Lilac on Roseate, Laid (20L31). Vertical laid lines, large margins in slightly in at top right, cancelled by blue Boyd's oval, Fine, this scarce issue is listed but unpriced

E. 150-200
525
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4685
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4685, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Brown on Yellow Glazed, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L34a), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Brown on Yellow Glazed, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L34a)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Brown on Yellow Glazed, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L34a). Unused (no gum), partly broken crease and another lighter crease, thin spot, otherwise Fine, acceptable condition for this rarity, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 150-200
375
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4686
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4686, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c). Sheet margin at right, original gum, slight crease, still Very Fine and scarce

400
220
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4687
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4687, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c). Original gum, fresh and Very Fine, scarce

400
180
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4688
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4688, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c). Block of four with top sheet margin, original gum, minor wrinkles, Very Fine, rare block, Scott Retail as two pairs

800
550
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4689
ogbl
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4689, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., (1c) Violet on Lilac, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (20L35c). Block of six with bottom sheet margin, original gum, heavy creases, otherwise Very Fine, rare multiple, Scott Retail as three pairs

1,200
675
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4690
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4690, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y.,2c Light Blue on Glazed (20L26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y.,2c Light Blue on Glazed (20L26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y.,2c Light Blue on Glazed (20L26). Ample to large margins, tied by blue "Boyd's City Despatch, No. 1 Park Place" oval handstamp on front only with manufacturer's corner card, to local street address, minor stains at right do not touch stamp, Very Fine, the 1874 "Boyd's City Dispatch" issue is extremely rare on cover, this cover-front is a highly exhibitable example

E. 200-300
1,500
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4691
 
1c-2c 1876-77 Issues. Study collection mounted on pages and loose, incl. Nos. 20L32-34 unused and used, Nos. 20L35 unused and used, one on cover, six blocks of Nos. 20L35-36 (original gum), stock sheet loaded with singles and cut squares of postal stationery, also a group of 2c 1874 Black design cut-outs from bank notices, mixed condition, a wealth of these issues, many of which are scarce

E. 750-1,000
950
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4692
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4692, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, Mercury Series, Boyd's Dispatch, Mercury SeriesBoyd's Dispatch, Mercury Series. Ten listed imperforate trial color plate proofs listed in Scott as Nos. 20L37 (2), 20L38, 20L39, 20L40 (2), 20L41, 20L42 (3), plus another 20L40 with sewing machine perfs and an unlisted Blue on Laid, some with original gum, a few have faults, otherwise Very Fine, all are rare, seldom offered in such quantity

5,150
4,250
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4693
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4693, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A). Unused (no gum), minute thin speck, Very Fine appearance, very rare, although unused and used Scott values are the same, this issue is much rarer in unused condition in our experience

150
160
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4694
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4694, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A). Well-centered, "Paid" in circle cancel, pinhole and shallow thin, Very Fine appearance, the true Orange Red is very rare

150
90
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4695
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4695, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A). Lightly cancelled by "Paid" in circle, few tiny scrapes in coloring along perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine

150
100
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4696
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4696, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A). Lightly cancelled, thin spot, Fine appearance, rare

150
85
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4697
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4697, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue on Pink Laid (20L49 var), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue on Pink Laid (20L49 var)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue on Pink Laid (20L49 var). Perf 12-1/2 at top and bottom, 12-1/4 at sides, very faintly cancelled at lower left, few minor toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, the Scott Catalogue does not list this issue in Blue on Laid Paper, accompanied by note from Richard Schwartz stating "Absolutely Rare"

E. 500-750
1,100
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4698
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4698, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L52), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L52)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L52). Purple oval datestamp, Very Fine and scarce, lightly backstamped by Scott Stamp & Coin many years ago

75
160
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4699
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4699, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Buff (20L56 var), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Buff (20L56 var)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Buff (20L56 var). Two, slightly different shades of Buff paper, original gum, one with large thins, otherwise Fine, unlisted shade of paper, the presence of original gum weighs against a color changeling (unless vapors can turn the Blue or Pink into Buff)

E. 150-200
150
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4700
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4700, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Crimson (20L43), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Crimson (20L43)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Crimson (20L43). Tied by "Paid" in circle, purple "Boyd's City Dispatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Oct. 5, 1878" oval datestamp on cover to local street address, repaired opening tears around edges, still Fine, very scarce 20L43 usage, ex Hollowbush

E. 150-200
130
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4701
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4701, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Orange Red (20L43A). Tied by "Paid" in circle, purple "Boyd's Dispatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Aug. 2, 1878" oval datestamp on light green burner manufacturer's illustrated advertising cover to local street address, sealed opening tears at top, stamp lightly creased, otherwise Fine, No. 20L43A is a rarity on cover, especially with an overall illustrated advertisement

E. 1,000-1,500
675
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4702
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4702, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L44), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L44)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L44). Perf 11 to 11-1/2, lightly struck "Paid" in circle cancel, purple "Boyd's City Dispatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Mar. 28, 1879" oval datestamp on corner card cover to local street address, light vertical fold, Very Fine, this Mercury Issue is scarce on cover

E. 200-300
130
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4703
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4703, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L53), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L53)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L53). Tied by purple "Boyd's City Despatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Paid, Dec. 1, 1882" oval datestamp on yellow corner card cover to local street address, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
110
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4704
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4704, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L54), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L54)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L54). Tied by purple "Boyd's City Despatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Paid, Feb. 17, 1882" oval datestamp on cover to local street address, slightly reduced at left, stamp slightly creased along right, otherwise Fine, scarce

E. 100-150
350
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4705
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4705, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56). Tied by purple oval "Boyd's City Despatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Paid May 7, 1883" pmk. on bookseller's yellow corner card cover to local address, Sloane's notation "May 7, 1883 (P.O. raid May 4)", Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
150
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4706
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4706, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56). Two, both Perf 12 x 12, first with top sheet margin, tied by purple "Boyd's City Despatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Paid Jun. 26, 1883" oval datestamp on yellow cover (legal-size but reduced to small size on two sides), second (small fault) tied by same datestamp dated May 15, 1883, after raid by postal authorities on half of printed-address cover, Fine

E. 100-150
80
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4707
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4707, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Pink (20L56). Cancelled by purple Maltese Cross with duplex "Boyd's City Despatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y. Paid Nov. 8, 1882" oval datestamp on corner card cover to local street address, fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
55
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4708
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4708, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut square, unused, creased, otherwise Very Fine

E. 50-75
40
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4709
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4709, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut square, unused, Very Fine

E. 75-100
60
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4710
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4710, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut square, unused, Very Fine

E. 75-100
55
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4711
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4711, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, small unused square with corner thinned and clipped, otherwise Fine, scarce

E. 75-100
65
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4712
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4712, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut to shape, unused, thinned, Fine appearance

E. 75-100
35
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4713
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4713, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, large cut square, cancelled by part of New York circular datestamp and part of segmented cork, Extremely Fine, this genuinely used cut square proves the legitimacy of the impressions on laid paper with 16 diagonal lines per 20mm

E. 200-300
0
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4714
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4714, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut square, cancelled by blurry Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), faint crease, otherwise Very Fine, this genuinely used cut square proves the legitimacy of the impressions on laid paper with 16 diagonal lines per 20mm

E. 200-300
230
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4715
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4715, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut to shape, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Fine, scarce in used condition

E. 75-100
55
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4716
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4716, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Off-White Laid (20LU1). D16/20mm, cut to shape, lightly cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Fine, scarce in used condition

E. 75-100
55
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4717
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4717, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Entire (20LU5), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Entire (20LU5)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Entire (20LU5). 138 x 38 mm entire, unused, impression does not go thru backflaps, Very Fine, Schwartz notation "Original"

E. 500-750
350
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4718
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4718, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4). D20/20mm, unused cut square with blue diagonal lines printed on front and back, Very Fine, rare

E. 200-300
150
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4719
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4719, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4). D17/20mm, tilted cut square, unused, Fine, scarce

E. 75-100
65
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4720
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4720, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4). D17/20mm, cut to shape, unused, Fine

E. 50-75
35
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4721
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4721, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Laid (20LU5), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Laid (20LU5)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Laid (20LU5). D20/20mm, cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Very Fine, rare

E. 200-300
325
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4722
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4722, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6). D20/20mm, cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), toned mostly on back, otherwise Very Fine, rare

E. 300-400
325
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4723
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4723, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6). D20/20mm, cut square, clear strike of Boyd's May 28, 1864 circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), thinned, Very Fine appearance, rare

E. 150-200
240
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4724
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4724, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6). D20/20mm, cut square with gray lithographed advertising, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), creased, small thin and hole, otherwise Fine, rare

E. 150-200
90
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4725
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4725, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4). D12/20mm, cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Very Fine, this wide-spaced laid paper has been classified as reprint paper, but clearly this genuinely-used example proves otherwise

E. 200-300
160
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4726
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4726, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4). D17/20mm, cut to shape, lightly cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), slight thin, Fine appearance, scarce

E. 100-150
45
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4727
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4727, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Light Blue on Yellow Laid (20LU6). D20/20mm, cut to shape with gray lithographed advertising, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), thinned, Fine appearance and rare

E. 75-100
45
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4728
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4728, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Off-White Laid (20LU4). D20/20mm, cut square, unused, light soiling, otherwise Very Fine, rare

E. 200-300
130
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4729
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4729, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Deep Blue on Orange Laid (20LU7), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Deep Blue on Orange Laid (20LU7)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Deep Blue on Orange Laid (20LU7). D16/20mm, cut to shape, unused, couple small holes in embossing, otherwise Fine, very rare

E. 100-150
130
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4730
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4730, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Cream Wove (20LU8), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Cream Wove (20LU8)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Cream Wove (20LU8). Cut to shape, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Fine, very rare used

E. 200-300
120
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4731
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4731, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Orange Wove (20LU9), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Orange Wove (20LU9)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Orange Wove (20LU9). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), tear at top and small hole in embossing, otherwise Fine, very rare used

E. 200-300
260
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4732
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4732, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove Entire (20LU11), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove Entire (20LU11)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove Entire (20LU11). Unused, fresh and crisp

VERY FINE UNUSED ENTIRE WITH THE BOYD'S 1864 EMBOSSED EAGLE STAMP. VERY FEW COMPLETE ENTIRES ARE KNOWN UNUSED OR USED.

Richard Schwartz's notation "Original".

E. 2,000-3,000
1,250
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4733
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4733, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11). Cut to shape, unused, small hole in embossing, Fine, extremely rare

E. 150-200
80
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4734
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4734, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), one small hole in embossing, Very Fine, extremely rare

E. 400-500
230
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4735
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4735, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's Feb. 6, 1865 circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), couple small holes in embossing, Very Fine, extremely rare

E. 400-500
260
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4736
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4736, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), one small hole in embossing, Fine, extremely rare

E. 300-400
500
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4737
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4737, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Orange Wove (20LU11). Cut to shape, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), several small holes in embossing, otherwise Fine, extremely rare

E. 100-150
50
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4738
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4738, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., 1864 Postal Stationery, Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., 1864 Postal StationeryBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., 1864 Postal Stationery. Six cut squares or full corners on two pages annotated by George B. Sloane, who notes "Originals? I believe they are. GBS" on one page and "All originals in my opinion" on the other, includes Red on White Laid (D14/20mm), Blue on White Wove, Blue on Cream Laid (H18/20mm), Red on Amber Laid (H14/20mm), Blue on Cream Laid (D18/20mm) and Blue on Cream Laid (D18/20mm), Sloane notes that the Cream shades are called "Amber" in Scott, Very Fine, a significant group for the specialist, the distinction between originals and reprints from the original die still confounds philatelists

E. 400-500
500
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4739
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4739, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Laid (20LU4), Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Laid (20LU4)Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Blue on Amber Laid (20LU4). D16/20mm, two cut to shape, unused, on page with Sloane's notes ("Originals? I think yes. Probably cut down by someone in early days to fit the early album spaces"), accompanied by three cut squares ("This color paper I think should help identify reprints. It is more of a buff. Oriental Buff"), minor faults, desirable lot for the specialist

E. 100-150
85
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4740
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Boyd's City Post, New York N.Y., Red on Laid, Wove (20LU1). One of each, light pinkish shades, cut to shape, unused, on page with Sloane notes ("Pink - probably originals"), accompanied by six reprints identified as such by Sloane

E. 100-150
120
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4741
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4741, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12). Full corner, unused, fresh and Extremely Fine, very scarce

E. 200-300
260
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4742
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4742, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12). Cut square, unused, thin spot, Very Fine appearance, very scarce

E. 100-150
80
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4743
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4743, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12). Cut square, unused, Very Fine, scarce

E. 150-200
70
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4744
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4744, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12). Cut square, unused, Very Fine, scarce

E. 150-200
70
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4745
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4745, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU12). Cut square, uncancelled with trace of ms. at bottom, Fine, scarce

E. 75-100
50
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4746
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4746, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12). Cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle handstamp, addressed to Union Place Hotel, small flap fault, Very Fine, very rare, ex Hollowbush

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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4747
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4747, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Deep Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Deep Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Deep Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp, Very Fine, scarce, ex Burrus

E. 200-300
0
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4748
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4748, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU12). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp, Very Fine, scarce

E. 200-300
0
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4749
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4749, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13). Cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St.), local street address, Extremely Fine, very scarce

E. 400-500
400
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4750
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4750, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13). Horizontal laid lines, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St.), local street address, opening tears at top, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce

E. 400-500
250
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4751
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4751, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU13). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp, tiny paper flaw at right, still Very Fine, scarce

E. 100-150
50
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4752
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4752, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU14), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU14)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU14). Unused, fresh and Extremely Fine, extremely scarce

E. 400-500
375
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4753
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4753, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU14), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU14)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU14). Large cut square with full and unusually clear Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St. type), minor wrinkles, Extremely Fine, very scarce

E. 150-200
80
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4754
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4754, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU15), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU15)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU15). Unused, fresh and Extremely Fine, very rare

E. 500-750
130
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4755
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4755, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU15), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU15)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Laid, Die Ty. L67b (20LU15). Cut square with slightly clipped corners, unused, Very Fine

E. 100-150
40
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4756
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4756, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU16), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU16)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU16). Unused, creases and stains, still presentable and very rare

E. 200-300
300
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4757
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4757, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU16), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU16)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU16). Cancelled by Boyd's Dec. 28 circular datestamp (41 Fulton St. type), slight staining, otherwise Very Fine, rare, Sloane notes in pencil

E. 400-500
300
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4758
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4758, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU16), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU16)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU16). Full corner, unused, Extremely Fine, this die type is not listed for 20LU16

E. 400-500
170
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4759
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4759, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU16), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU16)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Orange Laid, Die Ty. L67a (20LU16). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), torn in half and hinged together, still worth acquiring to show this unlisted die type on Orange Laid paper

E. 100-150
200
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4760
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4760, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Wove Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU17), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Wove Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU17)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on White Wove Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU17). Cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St. type), local street address, Very Fine, very scarce

E. 400-500
450
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4761
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4761, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Wove Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU18), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Wove Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU18)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Wove Entire, Die Ty. L67b (20LU18). Cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St. type), local street address, Extremely Fine, very scarce

E. 400-500
350
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4762
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4762, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU19), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU19)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU19). Full corner, unused, Extremely Fine, this die type is unlisted for 20LU19

E. 200-300
325
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4763
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4763, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU19), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU19)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Yellow Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU19). Cut square, unused, Very Fine, this die type is unlisted for 20LU19

E. 100-150
110
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4764
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Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4764, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21). Cut square, unused, Very Fine, scarce

E. 150-200
140
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4765
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4765, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Very Fine, scarce

E. 150-200
260
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4766
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4766, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU21), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU21)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67b (20LU21). Cut square, unused, internal tear not readily apparent, Very Fine appearance, rare, ex Burrus

E. 100-150
140
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4767
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4767, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Blue Wove, Die Ty. L67a (20LU21). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (39 Fulton St. type), Fine, scarce

E. 100-150
80
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4768
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4768, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Second State (20LU26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Second State (20LU26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire, Second State (20LU26). Cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, local street address

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE BOYD'S ERASED-ADDRESS STAMP FROM THE SECOND DIE STATE (WITH NO TRACES OF ADDRESS) ON AMBER PAPER.

Ex Malcolm. George Sloane's and Richard Schwartz's notations identifying this entire as 20LU26.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,400
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4769
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4769, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp, Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
400
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4770
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4770, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, tiny margin thins, otherwise Very Fine, rare

E. 300-400
125
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4771
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4771, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, toned spot, otherwise Extremely Fine, rare

E. 300-400
475
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4772
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4772, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid, Second State (20LU26). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, Very Fine, rare

E. 300-400
125
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4773
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4773, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Second State (20LU27), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Second State (20LU27)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Second State (20LU27). Cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, address label, backflap removed and repaired nick at top left, still Fine and very scarce, ex Hollowbush

E. 300-400
210
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4774
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4774, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Second State (20LU27), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Second State (20LU27)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid Entire, Second State (20LU27). Cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, address label, Very Fine and extremely scarce

E. 500-750
425
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4775
og
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4775, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Second State (20LU27), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Second State (20LU27)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Second State (20LU27). Eight unused cut squares or full corners, most Very Fine, scarce

E. 200-300
230
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4776
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4776, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Second State (20LU27), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Second State (20LU27)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Cream Laid, Second State (20LU27). Two cut squares, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" and oval datestamp, Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
140
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4777
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4777, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Wove, Second State (20LU28), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Wove, Second State (20LU28)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Wove, Second State (20LU28). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St. type), Extremely Fine, this paper shows very faint diagonal lines, but we classify it as wove, not laid paper

E. 200-300
325
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4778
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4778, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Wove, Second State (20LU28), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Wove, Second State (20LU28)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Wove, Second State (20LU28). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's circular datestamp (41 Fulton St. type), Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
110
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4779
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4779, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire (20LU29), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire (20LU29)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid Entire (20LU29). Printed at upper right, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, local street address, hinge thins on backflaps only

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE BOYD'S 1877 ISSUE ENTIRE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN. THIS IMPRESSION AT UPPER RIGHT INSTEAD OF UPPER LEFT IS UNUSUAL.

Ex Chapman. Sloane notes.

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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4780
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4780, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, trace of address, Very Fine, extremely scarce

E. 200-300
160
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4781
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4781, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, trace of address, Very Fine and extremely scarce

E. 200-300
325
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4782
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4782, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red on Amber Laid (20LU29). Cut square, cancelled by Boyd's "Paid" in circle, trace of address, Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
120
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4783
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4783, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Die Ty. L67b, Double Impression in Red and Black on Cream Laid (20LU14 var), Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Die Ty. L67b, Double Impression in Red and Black on Cream Laid (20LU14 var)Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Die Ty. L67b, Double Impression in Red and Black on Cream Laid (20LU14 var). Cut to shape, unused, Fine, ex Burrus, the Red and Black double impression is unlisted in Scott or any specialized studies we could locate, a fascinating item that could well be a unique Boyd's stationery product

E. 500-750
550
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4784
 
Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red 1867-78 Envelope Issues (20LU14/20LU30). 25 cut squares, all but a few are cancelled, nice variety of types and papers incl. 20LU14, 20LU16, 20LU18, 20LU21, 20LU25, 20LU28 and 20LU30, multiple examples of several, minor faults, most are Fine-Very Fine, an important nucleus for expansion and further study of these fascinating issues

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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4785
 
Boyd's City Dispatch, New York N.Y., 2c Red 1867-78 Envelope Issues (20LU12/20LU30). 52 cut squares (some full corners or cut to shape), almost all are used, many identified by Scott number but requires further study and classification, all are scarce and there might be a few truly rare cut squares in this group, mixed condition, overall Fine, a fantastic opportunity for the specialist

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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4786
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4786, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Amber Laid Entire (20LU34), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Amber Laid Entire (20LU34)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Amber Laid Entire (20LU34). Unused, ms. "Jan. 1, 1879" date on inside flap, Very Fine, Sloane and Schwartz notes in pencil, ex Chapman and Schwartz

E. 100-150
200
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4787
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4787, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Cream Laid Entire (20LU35), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Cream Laid Entire (20LU35)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Cream Laid Entire (20LU35). Addressed but not postmarked, Very Fine, Sloane note in pencil "(scarce)", ex Chapman and Schwartz

E. 150-200
190
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4788
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4788, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Cream Laid Entire (20LU38), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Cream Laid Entire (20LU38)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Cream Laid Entire (20LU38). Purple "Boyd's City Dispatch, 1 Park Pl., N.Y. Apr. 4, 1881" oval datestamp, local street address, piece of backflap removed, light diagonal crease, otherwise Very Fine, Sloane note in pencil, ex Schwartz

E. 150-200
125
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4789
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4789, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Orange Laid Entire (20LU40), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Orange Laid Entire (20LU40)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on Orange Laid Entire (20LU40). Addressed but not postmarked, Very Fine, Sloane note in pencil, ex Schwartz

E. 150-200
280
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4790
c
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4790, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red Entire (20LU42), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red Entire (20LU42)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red Entire (20LU42). Addressed but not postmarked, Thurber printed return card on flap, Extremely Fine, Sloane note in pencil "(very scarce)", ex Schwartz

E. 750-1,000
400
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4791
 
Sale Number 908, Lot Number 4791, Local Posts (BoydBoyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on White Laid (20LU43), Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on White Laid (20LU43)Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Red on White Laid (20LU43). Two cut squares mounted on card with George Sloane's notes ("seems rare"), one lightly cancelled in purple, other with clear purple Boyd's 1882 oval datestamp, Very Fine, used entire listed in Scott and priced at $450.00

E. 300-400
425
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4792
c
Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., Mercury Series Entires and Cut Squares. Five entires and five cut squares, entires incl. 20LU37, 20LU38 unused, 20LU44 used and unused (2), cut squares incl. 20LU28, 20LU35, 20LU37, 20LU38 and 20LU44, Very Fine and scarce group

E. 500-750
450
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4793
c
Boyd's Dispatch, New York N.Y., Importers' & Traders' National Bank Notes. Four complete notices incl. 20LUX1 used, 20LUX7 used, 20LUX9 unused and used, plus two Eagle cut squares, Very Fine, scarce, 20LUX9 used is not priced in Scott, ex Schwartz

E. 750-1,000
550
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4794
 
Boyd's City Express Eagle & Globe Issues. Important ex-Schwartz collection balance of several hundred stamps from 20L3 on and some covers, all mounted on annotated pages, used and unused singles, lots of unused multiples, strength across the board and generally Fine-Very Fine condition, a must-have lot for the Boyd's specialist, Scott Retail over $7,300.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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4795
 
Boyd's Dispatch Mercury Issues. Ex-Schwartz collection balance of a couple hundred stamps and a few covers, all on annotated pages, mostly unused incl. blocks and large multiples, some better paper and perf varieties, generally Fine, a valuable study collection of these later Boyd's issues

E. 1,000-1,500
675
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4796
c
Boyd's Collection Balance and Accumulation. Ex-Schwartz working accumulation of hundreds of stamps, mainly unused, some in sheets or large blocks, a few Eagle & Globe issues but most are Mercury series with lots of paper and perf varieties, generally Fine-Very Fine, a load of fun for the Boyd's specialist who can separate the philatelic-inspired wallpaper from the truly scarce material

E. 750-1,000
525
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4797
 
Boyd's Postal Stationery. Ex-Schwartz collection balance, comprising a couple of hundred items incl. reprints identified as such plus genuine cut squares and some in the gray area created by the existence of genuinely cancelled cut squares on paper defined as "reprints" (offered in this sale), generally Fine-Very Fine, this Black Diamond lot is suited for the expert Boyd's collector, who will undoubtedly find a few treasures

E. 500-750
375
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