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Sale 965 — The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 3 December, 2008

Category — Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1174
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1174, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2), Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2)Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2). Large margins to just in, tied by red "Paid" handstamp, matching "Dupuy & Schenck/Penny Post" two-line handstamp on blue May 1847 printed notice to local street address, light vertical file fold at right, stamp with small sealed tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, ex Brown, Caspary and Middendorf, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,600.00

E. 1,000-1,500
950
1175
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1175, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2), Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2)Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2). Large margins to just touching inner frameline, tied by ms. cancel, red "Paid" straightline handstamp on Jul. 9, 1847 folded letter to local street address, Very Fine, a fresh and attractive cover bearing the Dupuy & Schenck Beehive stamp, ex Hall, Scott Retail $1,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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1176
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1176, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2), Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2)Dupuy & Schenck, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Gray (60L2). Large margins to just in, cancelled by ms. check on blue March 27, 1847 folded letter to the Collector of the Port of New York, red "Dupuy & Schenck/Penny Post" two-line handstamp, light vertical file fold well away from stamp, some cover wear, still Very Fine

E. 500-750
250
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1177
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1177, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2), Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2)Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2). Cut to shape, with "80" of street address crossed out, red "Eagle City Post, Adams Express, 80 Chestnut Street" handstamp on cover to Roanoke Bridge P.O. Va., blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts. Mar. 27" integral-rate circular datestamp, some wear incl. edge tears at right, otherwise Fine, with 1960 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,000.00

E. 400-500
250
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1178
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1178, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Red on Bluish (61L3), Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Red on Bluish (61L3)Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Red on Bluish (61L3). Uncancelled, used on blue folded cover to local street address, red "Stait's Despatch Paid 18 Sept." circular datestamp, with original enclosure, fresh and Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $2,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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1179
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1179, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4), East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4)East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L4). Full margins all around, uncancelled, affixed to cover with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A) tied by "New-York Jan. 25" circular datestamp, to Newton N.J., local stamp may or may not have originated, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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1180
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1180, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Essex Letter Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red Glazed (65L1), Essex Letter Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red Glazed (65L1)Essex Letter Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red Glazed (65L1). Small margins with framelines showing on four sides, uncancelled, affixed to small cover to Jamaica Plains Mass., "New-York 5 Cts. May 2" integral-rate circular datestamp (ca. 1856), cover creased at top, stamp has slight crease and tiny tear at top, Fine-appearing example of this rare stamp, which may or may not have originated on the cover; the Patton book illustrates this cover (p. 173) and reprints Coster's story of the Essex Letter Express, which is basically that three or four ex-carriers of various city posts joined together in 1856 and issued the Essex Letter Express stamps to the public, then disbanded and kept the proceeds -- signed Colson, ex Caspary, Middendorf and Golden, Scott Retail $1,250.00 as an off-cover stamp

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1181
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1181, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1), Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1)Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1). Large margins, tied by pencil cancel, on locally-addressed cover, stamp with usual oxidation and couple scuffs, central file fold, otherwise Fine, ex Ferrary

E. 300-400
225
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1182
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1182, Local and Private Posts (Dupuy thru Jabez Fearey)Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1), Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1)Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (unstated value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1). Counterfeit cancel, affixed to 2c Brown entire (U277) with "Newark N.J. Jun. 27 1887" duplex cancel to New York City, stamp Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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