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Sale 1101 — United States Carriers and Locals, Featuring the Gordon Stimmell Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

Category — Independent Mails: W. Wyman

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
626
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 626, Independent Mails: W. WymanW. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1), W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1)W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1). Huge margins, tied by manuscript "X" cancel on Nov. 1, 1844 light blue folded letter from Boston to Geo. S. Robbins in New York City, red "Wm. Wyman's Letter Offices, 8 Court St., Boston, 3 Wall St., N. York" handstamp, stamp with nearly invisible pre-use diagonal crease

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE WYMAN'S LOCOMOTIVE STAMP TIED ON COVER.

Approximately 18 covers with Wyman's stamp can be counted in our photo records.

3,500
1,200
627
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 627, Independent Mails: W. WymanW. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1), W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1)W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1). Clear margins, tied by manuscript pen stroke cancel on Oct. 15, 1844 folded letter from Boston to Rev. Cook on Nassau Street New York City, manuscript "2" local delivery charge, stamp creased from a file fold, Very Fine appearance, approximately 18 covers with Wyman's stamp can be counted in our photo records.

3,500
550
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628
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 628, Independent Mails: W. WymanW. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1), W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1)W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1). Margins clear to slightly in at left, manuscript cancel (not tied), used on folded cover docketed August 28, 1844 from Boston to New York City, red Wyman's handstamp, bit of erosion in address and file fold well clear of the stamp, otherwise Fine, an attractive and rare example of the distinctive Wyman's locomotive stamp used on cover, only approximately 18 covers can be counted in our photo records

1,750
375
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629
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 629, Independent Mails: W. WymanW. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1), W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1)W. Wyman, Boston Mass., 5c Black (149L1). Three folded letters, each with pen-cancelled stamp (not tied), one with two strikes of red Wyman boxed handstamp, letters dated Sep. 13 (very early use), Oct. 25 and Nov. 30, 1844, margins tight but clear on most sides, few minor cover flaws, Fine group of these scarce uses, fewer than 20 are recorded, Scott Retail for three covers not tied

5,250
650
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630
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 630, Independent Mails: W. WymanWm. Wyman's Letter Offices, 8 Court St., Boston, 3 Wall St., N. York, Wm. Wyman's Letter Offices, 8 Court St., Boston, 3 Wall St., N. YorkWm. Wyman's Letter Offices, 8 Court St., Boston, 3 Wall St., N. York. Five stampless covers, two with double strikes of red framed handstamp and three with one strike, each a folded letter to New York or Boston, three with small "Paid" straightline handstamp, couple with minor ink smear, Fine-Very Fine group, one strike is particularly choice

E. 750-1,000
650
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