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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 (Husseys)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1201
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1201, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Black (87L2), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Black (87L2)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (1c) Black (87L2). Three large margins, clear at bottom, tied by "Free" handstamp on June 1857 folded life insurance notice to local street address, file fold and pinholes clear of stamp, Very Fine, extremely rare, signed Sloane, ex Hollowbush, Golden and Kuphal, Scott Retail $1,850.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
1202
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1202, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Rose Red (87L10), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Rose Red (87L10)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Rose Red (87L10). Clear to large margins, tied by "1 Ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Nov. 15" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, Very Fine, ex Golden, Scott Retail $400.00

E. 400-500
325
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1203
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1203, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (87L14), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (87L14)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (87L14). Large margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamps at left and bottom, tied by "1 Ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Mar. 8" circular datestamp on folded printed Life Insurance notice to local street address, fresh and Very Fine, signed Sloane, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $450.00

E. 200-300
550
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1204
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1204, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue, Dated 1863 (87L27), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue, Dated 1863 (87L27)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 1c Blue, Dated 1863 (87L27). Large margins to slightly in, tear at lower left, tied by "2 Ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Oct. 20" circular datestamp on small cover to local street address, Fine stamp and fresh cover, ex Golden, Scott Retail $500.00

E. 300-400
300
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1205
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1205, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Brown, Dated 1863 (87L35), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Brown, Dated 1863 (87L35)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Brown, Dated 1863 (87L35). Two huge margins showing adjoining stamps at sides, other sides large to full, tied by "2 Ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. Oct. 22" circular datestamp on insurance company's 1863 folded notice to local street address, handstamped corner card, some excess gum on stamp, Extremely Fine and very scarce, ex Hall, Scott Retail $650.00

E. 500-750
500
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1206
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1206, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1868 (87L40), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1868 (87L40)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Blue, Dated 1868 (87L40). Clear to ample margins, tied by "2 Ct. Paid Hussey 50 Wm. St. May 15" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, docketed 1869, slight wear at left edge, Fine and scarce, ex Golden, with 1979 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $500.00

E. 400-500
300
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1207
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1207, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue, Wove (87L45), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue, Wove (87L45)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., (unstated value) Blue, Wove (87L45). Horizontal pair, left stamp the variety with two periods after "A.M.", ample to huge margins, tied by purple "Hussey's Post, Paid, 54 Pine St." oval handstamp on cover to local street address, originally legal-size and significantly reduced to regular size, file fold, some wear, still a Very Fine pair and extremely rare multiple usage, ex Golden and Kuphal, Scott Retail $750.00

E. 500-750
650
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1208
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1208, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Thin Wove (87L51), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Thin Wove (87L51)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, Thin Wove (87L51). Large margins, tied by blurry blue Hussey's circular "Paid" handstamp on cover to local street address and forwarded, barely reduced at right, stamp defective, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail $500.00

E. 150-200
110
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1209
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1209, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 5c Black on Red Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE1), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 5c Black on Red Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE1)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 5c Black on Red Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE1). Large margins, rich color, tied by blue oval, matching "Hussey's/Special Message Post/50 Williams Street, Basement" three-line handstamp at left on cover to local street address, small piece out at top left, otherwise Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate correctly describing this as a "philatelically inspired usage", Scott Retail $350.00

E. 150-200
100
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1210
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1210, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 10c Gold on Green Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE2), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 10c Gold on Green Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE2)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 10c Gold on Green Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE2). Large margins, tied by blue "Hussey's/Special Message Post/50 Williams Street, Basement" three-line handstamp on orange cover to local street address, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate declining opinion (all of these are philatelically inspired), Scott Retail $350.00

E. 200-300
200
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1211
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1211, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 15c Gold on Black Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE3), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 15c Gold on Black Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE3)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 15c Gold on Black Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE3). Large margins to full, tied by blue "Hussey's/Special Message Post/50 Williams Street, Basement" three-line handstamp on cover to local street address, missing small part of top flap, Very Fine philatelic usage, with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $400.00

E. 200-300
200
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1212
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1212, Local and Private Posts (Husseys)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5), Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5)Hussey's Post, New York N.Y., 25c Gold on Blue Glazed, Special Delivery (87LE5). Large margins, tied by "Hussey's/Special Message Post/50 Williams Street, Basement" three-line handstamp on philatelic cover to local street address, missing small part of top flap, Very Fine, Scott Retail $400.00

E. 200-300
150
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1213
c
Hussey's Post Balance. 15 covers, incl. Nos. 87L41, 87L43, 87L58-87L62, many others with no duplication, many tied by handstamps, most fresh and Fine-Very Fine, also incl. four reference items

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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