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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 (Westervelt thru Westtown, Balance Lot)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1274
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1274, Local and Private Posts (Westervelt thru Westtown, Balance Lot)Westervelt's Post, Chester N.Y., (1c) Red on Pink (144L9), Westervelt's Post, Chester N.Y., (1c) Red on Pink (144L9)Westervelt's Post, Chester N.Y., (1c) Red on Pink (144L9). Full to large margins, bright color, used with 3c Rose (65), both stamps tied by 10-bar grid, "Chester N.Y. Mar. 12" (ca. 1864-65) circular datestamp on cover to Paterson N.J.

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE FEW TIED EXAMPLES OF THE WESTERVELT POST 1864 INDIAN HEAD ISSUE ON COVER.

We are aware of at least four covers with this Westervelt Post stamp tied by a handstamp. Comparing this cover with our photo records, we feel confident saying the quality of this example surpasses the others.

Ex Knapp, Schenck, Hall and Kuphal. Scott Retail $2,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
1275
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1275, Local and Private Posts (Westervelt thru Westtown, Balance Lot)Westtown School, Westtown Pa., (2c) Gold (145L1), Westtown School, Westtown Pa., (2c) Gold (145L1)Westtown School, Westtown Pa., (2c) Gold (145L1). Three covers, first with local on back and used with No. 26 from Street Road Pa. to N.J.; second uncancelled on front of cover and used with No. 11 from Westchester Pa. to Philadelphia; third uncancelled on front of cover and used with 3c Rose (65) from Street Road Pa. to Ashley O., each with some slight wear, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine group, first with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
275
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1276
c
Balance of the Geisler Local Posts. Small group of items, incl. Nos. 15LU5, 20L14, 20L16, 119L3 (affixed to cover to which it does not belong), 59L6, also incl. three binders of modern covers

E. 300-400
375
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