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Sale 965 — The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 3 December, 2008

Category — New York, New York

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1025
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1025, New York, New YorkU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (6LB1), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (6LB1)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (6LB1). Large margins, lightly struck orange-red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Aug. 24, 1 O'Clock" Type I double-line circular datestamp on cover front only to local street address, light stains and creases, still Fine, only fifteen 6LB1 covers are recorded, this is an extremely early usage only eight days after carrier operations began, ex Gordon N. John, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
750
1026
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1026, New York, New YorkU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue Unsurfaced (6LB3). Large even margins, tied by red "U.S." in octagon handstamp on Dec. 20, 1842 printed bankruptcy notice to local addressee, Extremely Fine, one of the few U.S. City Depsatch 6LB3 covers we have seen without a circular datestamp, ex Pope and Kapiloff, with 1985 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,750.00

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
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1027
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1027, New York, New YorkU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Full to large margins, attractive light shade, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame (impression ties thru paper), matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Feb. 21 9 O'Clock" Type II circular datestamp on folded printed notice to local addressee, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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1028
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1028, New York, New YorkU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Green Glazed (6LB5d), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Green Glazed (6LB5d)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Green Glazed (6LB5d). Margins all around, minor corner creases, cancelled by red "U.S." in octagon, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Jun. 21 1 O'Clock" Type I circular datestamp on folded handwritten poem, split into pieces along folds (needs some patience with archival tape), Fine appearance, the stamps on Green paper are scarce, with 1976 B.P.A. certificate

E. 200-300
80
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1029
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1029, New York, New YorkU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Rose (6LB9), U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Rose (6LB9)U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Rose (6LB9). Two on separate folded letters to Ohio and Conn., 10c and 5c integral-rate circular datestamps respectively, former tied by ms. check mark, latter uncancelled, Fine

E. 200-300
110
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1030
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1030, New York, New YorkU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Yellow, Buff Glazed (6LB10, 6LB11), U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Yellow, Buff Glazed (6LB10, 6LB11)U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Yellow, Buff Glazed (6LB10, 6LB11). Former tied by pencil on March 1851 folded letter, file crease thru stamp, latter tied by pencil and red "New-York 5 cts. 12 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp on mourning cover to Fairfield Pa., Very Fine

E. 150-200
90
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