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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 (Guys thru Hopedale)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1194
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1194, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink (74L1), Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink (74L1)Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink (74L1). Choice centering, tied by purple "Guy's City Dispatch, 1123 Chestnut St." oval handstamp on cover to local street address, some slight overall soiling, Very Fine, ex Hollowbush, signed Sloane, Scott Retail $800.00

E. 500-750
650
1195
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1195, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)Hackney & Bolte Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red, Die Cut (153L1), Hackney & Bolte Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red, Die Cut (153L1)Hackney & Bolte Penny Post, Atlantic City N.J., (1c) Black on Red, Die Cut (153L1). With 2c Red Brown (210), both tied by "Atlantic City N.J. Jun. 30, 1887 4 PM" duplex datestamp and cancel on locally-addressed cover, slightly reduced at left

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE HACKNEY & BOLTE STAMP -- EXTRAORDINARILY RARE TIED TO COVER.

Ex Hollowbush. Scott Retail $5,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
3,000
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1196
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1196, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)T. A. Hampton City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (77L1), T. A. Hampton City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (77L1)T. A. Hampton City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (77L1). Cut to shape as always, frameline complete all around, uncancelled, small ink stain and broken crease at bottom with small repair and red ink mark, affixed to Aug. 22, 1848 folded letter to Burlington N.J. with blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Aug. 22" integral-rate circular datestamp, Very Fine appearing stamp, there are eight reported examples of 77L1, including two or three added to covers, ex Gibson and Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate certifying the stamp and stating that it did not originate on this cover, Scott Retail $1,500.00 as an uncancelled stamp

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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1197
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1197, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)Hanford's Pony Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Orange Yellow (78L1), Hanford's Pony Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Orange Yellow (78L1)Hanford's Pony Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Orange Yellow (78L1). Deep rich color, large margins, cancelled by light strike of red "Paid" handstamp, second strike at right, on March 1848 folded letter to local street address, few file folds and edge tears do not affect stamp, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,500.00

E. 750-1,000
500
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1198
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1198, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)Hanford's Pony Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Orange Yellow (78L1), Hanford's Pony Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Orange Yellow (78L1)Hanford's Pony Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Orange Yellow (78L1). Cut to shape and affixed to 1847 folded letter to Cattskill N.Y., red "New-York 5cts. 20 Aug." integral-rate circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail $1,500.00

E. 300-400
300
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1199
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1199, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)Homan's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1), Homan's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1)Homan's Empire Express, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Black on Yellow (83L1). "Paid" in Roman caps, large margins except repaired at bottom with part of design painted in, added to an 1852 folded letter to a Reverend in Northville Mich. with "New-York 5 Cts Apr. 23" integral-rate circular datestamp drawn in on stamp, there are only five reported examples of this stamp, this is the first Homan's stamp reported (American Journal of Philately, 1892, Vol. 5, p. 520), ex Chapman, Needham and Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate stating the stamp did not originate, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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1200
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1200, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)Hopedale Penny Post, Milford Mass., (1c) Black on Pink Glazed, Rayed Asterisks (84L1), Hopedale Penny Post, Milford Mass., (1c) Black on Pink Glazed, Rayed Asterisks (84L1)Hopedale Penny Post, Milford Mass., (1c) Black on Pink Glazed, Rayed Asterisks (84L1). Large margins except clear at bottom right, uncancelled as usual, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), large margins to touching at upper right, gum stains, tied by "Milford Ms. Mar. 23" circular datestamp on brown cover to Westboro Mass., Very Fine, signed Perry, ex Hollowbush and Golden, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,250.00

E. 750-1,000
650
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