Sale 933 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 April, 2007

Category — New York Postmaster

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
127
c
Sale 933, Lot 127, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 16, large margins to clear, tied by red square grid and also by matching "New-York 5cts. 5 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on orange 1847 cover to New Haven Conn., with original contents which is ant-slavery letter, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

825
700
128
c
Sale 933, Lot 128, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 35, large even margins, crisp impression, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York 5cts. 5 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp and "Paid" arc on 1847 cover to Lake View Conn., endorsed "via Bridgeport" at bottom left, central cover stain from wax seal on back, otherwise Very Fine, early use of the grid cancel

700
475
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129
c
Sale 933, Lot 129, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 20, large margins to clear, sharp impression, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York 5cts. 3 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp and "Paid" arc on 1847 folded cover to Woodstock Vt., light file folds do not affect stamp, Very Fine, ex Brown, with 1992 P.F. certificate

700
425
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130
c
Sale 933, Lot 130, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 19, full margins to clear, tied by red "Paid" arc, matching "New-York 5cts. 1 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1847 folded letter from Cyrus Field to Jonathan A. Pope in Millbury Mass., vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine

700
400
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131
c
Sale 933, Lot 131, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 5, dry print due to underinking, tied by red "Paid" arc, matching "New-York 5cts. 7 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1847 folded cover to Philadelphia, Very Fine, scarce cancelled solely by the red "Paid" arc, with 1992 P.F. certificate

700
350
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132
c
Sale 933, Lot 132, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large margins to full, color faded, tied by red "Paid" arc, matching "New-York 5cts. Mar. 29" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1847 folded letter to Branford Conn., cover with some age spotting, otherwise Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

700
350
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133
c
Sale 933, Lot 133, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 29, large margins, tied by red "Paid" arc, matching "New-York 5cts. 5 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1847 cover to Lake View Conn., endorsed "via Bridgeport" at bottom left, stamp with overall toning (probably from gum), otherwise Very Fine

700
350
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134
c
Sale 933, Lot 134, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 12, large margins to barely touched at bottom, tied by magenta penstrokes, red "New-York Aug. 14" circular datestamp with matching "Paid" arc on 1846 folded letter to Utica N.Y., Very Fine

650
325
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135
c
Sale 933, Lot 135, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 29, large margins, intense shade, tied by bold ms., red "New-York 5cts. 7 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" arc on 1846 cover to Lake View Conn., central cover stain from wax seal on back, Very Fine

650
200
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136
c
Sale 933, Lot 136, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 27, full even margins, tied by blue pen, red "New-York 5cts. 16 Feb." integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" arc on cover to Lake View Conn., ms. "via Bridgeport" at bottom left, central stain from wax seal, otherwise Very Fine

650
300
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137
c
Sale 933, Lot 137, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Large margins to just in at top, tied by red square grid and also by matching "New-York 5cts. 9 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on 1847 folded letter to Collinsville Conn., light vertical file folds with one barely affecting stamp, Very Fine appearance, scarce with the stamp tied by the red integral-rate circular datestamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate

775
275
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138
c
Sale 933, Lot 138, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 19, large margins, tied by blue ms., red "New-York 5cts. 21 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" arc on 1846 folded cover to New Bedford Mass., some slight wear incl. stamp with some toning, Very Fine appearance

650
275
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139
c
Sale 933, Lot 139, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 2 with double transfer at bottom, large margins to full, tied by blue ms., red "New-York 5cts. 21 Sep." integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" arc on 1846 folded cover to Binghamton N.Y., cover with few toned spots, stamp affected by light vertical file fold, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail with no premium for the double transfer

650
250
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140
c
Sale 933, Lot 140, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Position 8, full margins to in, cancelled by blue pen, red "New-York 5cts. 8 Apr." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on cover to Lake View Conn., ms. "via Bridgeport" at bottom left, stamp and cover with some toning, otherwise Fine

650
250
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141
c
Sale 933, Lot 141, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Full margins to just in, tied by blue penstroke, red "New-York 5cts. 11 Jul." integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" arc on blue 1846 folded cover to Troy N.Y., horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Fine

650
300
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142
c
Sale 933, Lot 142, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "ACM" Initials (9X1). Positions 28-29, horizontal pair, large margins all around, cancelled by blue ms. "X" and tied by red "New-York 5cts. 21 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on 1846 folded letter to Oberlin O., vertical file fold affects left stamp, cover with small tear at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

2,225
500
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143
c
Sale 933, Lot 143, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 10, margins to just touched, cancelled by blue penstrokes and tied by red "New-York 5cts. 12 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on 1846 folded letter to Baltimore Md., fresh and Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

725
250
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144
c
Sale 933, Lot 144, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Full margins, tied by blue penstrokes, red "New-York 5cts. 4 May" integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on cover to Washington D.C., cover split and rejoined, some soiling, otherwise Very Fine

725
225
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145
c
Sale 933, Lot 145, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 7, large margins to clear with distinct double transfer at top, cancelled by magenta penstrokes and tied by red "Paid" arc and by matching "New-York Oct. 21" circular datestamp on 1845 folded letter to Hartford Conn., light vertical file folds do not affect stamp, Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the double transfer

775
425
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146
c
Sale 933, Lot 146, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 24, full even margins, cancelled by blue penstroke and tied by red "New-York 5cts. 9 Apr." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on blue 1846 folded letter to Philadelphia, fresh and Very Fine

725
275
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147
c
Sale 933, Lot 147, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Positions 21-22, horizontal pair, large margins to clear, cancelled by blue penstrokes, red "New-York 5cts. 29 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" arc on green folded letter to Ann Arbor Mich., light horizontal file fold well clear of stamps, Very Fine

2,100
600
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148
c
Sale 933, Lot 148, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Positions 24-25, horizontal pair, huge margins to just in incl. sheet margin at right and part of adjoining stamps at bottom, cancelled by ms. "X", red "New-York 5cts. 11 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1845 folded letter to Maumee City O., vertical file fold affects right stamp, some slight age spotting, otherwise Very Fine

2,100
550
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149
c
Sale 933, Lot 149, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 2 with major double transfer at bottom, large margins, cancelled by blue penstrokes and tied by red "New-York 5cts. 27 Nov." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on 1845 folded letter to East Hampton N.Y., tiny toned speck at top of stamp, otherwise Very Fine, ex Sheriff, Scott Retail with no premium for the double transfer

1,000
850
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150
c
Sale 933, Lot 150, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "A.C.M." Initials (9X1b). Position 40, large margins to full, tied by blue penstrokes and also by red "Paid" arc, matching "New-York 5cts. 15 Sep." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1845 folded cover to Philadelphia, tiny flaw at top right of stamp not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1992 P.F. certificate

900
325
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151
c
Sale 933, Lot 151, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Without Signature (9X1e). Position 19, large margins to just in at top, tied by splotchy blue ms., red "New-York 5cts. 1 Nov." integral-rate circular datestamp, matching "Paid" arc on blue 1845 folded cover to New Haven Conn., some soiling, otherwise Fine example of this unsigned New York provisional

1,250
300
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152
c
Sale 933, Lot 152, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black, "AC M" Initials (9X1a). Position 5, large margins to barely in, uncancelled on 1846 folded letter to London, England, red "New-York 5 Paid Mar. 31" integral-rate circular datestamp, receiving backstamp, ms. "1/-" due, some overall soiling, otherwise Fine, scarce usage, ex Pope and Farrington, with 1992 P.F. certificate

2,250
650
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153
c
Sale 933, Lot 153, New York PostmasterNew York N.Y., 5c Black on Gray, "ACM" Initials (9X3). Large margins except tiny nick at top into frameline (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), tied by red square grid, matching "New York 5cts. Mar. 22" integral-rate circular datestamp and "Paid" arc handstamp on blue 1847 folded letter to Catskill N.Y., stamp with tiny crease at left center, cover with small tear at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE COVER WITH THE 5-CENT NEW YORK PROVISIONAL ON GRAY PAPER, SCOTT 9X3. ONLY TWELVE COVERS ARE RECORDED BEARING THIS STAMP.

With 1994 P.F. certificate

5,250
1,100
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