Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

Category — Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily Mail

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
728
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 728, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailEagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2), Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2)Eagle City Post, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (61L2). Type B, cut to circular shape, manuscript cancel, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts. Apr. 7" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1848 blue folded letter to Roanoke Va., Very Fine, extremely rare tied use to the mails, ex Schwartz

E. 300-400
325
729
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 729, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailEagle City Post, Stait's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa, Eagle City Post, Stait's Despatch, Philadelphia PaEagle City Post, Stait's Despatch, Philadelphia Pa. Nine covers with stamps and 14 stampless, four of No. 61L2 including one that does not originate (P.F. certificate), other three tied by pen, part of wax wafer and file fold -- each of these appears to originate, No. 61L3-61L4 with five on covers (four of 61L3), these are difficult to determine if they originated and so counted as off-cover, stampless covers with Eagle City or Stait's red handstamp, a couple different styles, mixed condition with flaws to be expected, overall Fine appearing group

E. 1,000-1,500
700
Back to Top
730
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 730, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailEast River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3-62L4), East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3-62L4)East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3-62L4). Four covers, two with stamps and two stampless, one of each address type, each with "East River Post Office, 23 Avenue D" four-line handstamp, faults throughout with cover tears, the stamps Fine, No. 23L3 with Scott Retail unused of $1,000.00, listed but unpriced on cover

E. 400-500
325
Back to Top
731
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 731, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailEast River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3-62L4), East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3-62L4)East River Post Office, New York N.Y., (1c) Black on Green Glazed (62L3-62L4). Five covers, three bearing stamps and two stampless, stamps showing two of 23 Av. D address and one 18 Av. D. address, three wtih "East River Post Office, 23 Avenue D" four-line handstamp, one stamp on a mourning cover with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), may not originate, another tied by manuscript cancel, some flaws but appear Fine, one ex Caspary, Scott Retail for No. 62L3 unused $1,000.00, listed but unpriced on cover

E. 500-750
350
Back to Top
732
 
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 732, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailEssex Letter Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red Glazed (65L1), Essex Letter Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red Glazed (65L1)Essex Letter Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Red Glazed (65L1). Small margins with framelines showing on four sides, uncancelled, affixed to small cover to Jamaica Plains Mass., "New-York 5 Cts. May 2" integral-rate circular datestamp (ca. 1856), cover creased at top, stamp has slight crease and tiny tear at top, Fine-appearing example of this rare stamp, which may or may not have originated on the cover; the Patton book illustrates this cover (p. 173) and reprints Coster's story of the Essex Letter Express, which is basically that three or four ex-carriers of various city posts joined together in 1856 and issued the Essex Letter Express stamps to the public, then disbanded and kept the proceeds -- signed Colson, ex Caspary, Middendorf, Golden and Geisler, Scott Retail $1,250.00 as an off-cover stamp

E. 750-1,000
475
Back to Top
733
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 733, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins to full at right, exceptionally deep color, tied by "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on orange-buff cover to the Ogden School principal -- J. Kimball, who took over Floyd's Penny Post in 1862 -- Very Fine stamp and cover

E. 750-1,000
475
Back to Top
734
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 734, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Huge margins, pretty pastel color, tied by clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago" double-oval handstamp, bold blue "Chicago Ills. Jan. 19" double-circle datestamp on blue folded cover to local address, slight wear, otherwise Very Fine cover and Extremely Fine stamp, unusual with the Chicago post office datestamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
600
Back to Top
735
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 735, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins to just in at upper left, tied by blue "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on small cover with red and blue Patriotic borders and "Union" embossed shield on back, from the Miss Katie Cure correspondence, some toning at top of stamp and at left of cover, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce Patriotic use of the Floyd's stamp, at least one other is known from this correspondence (see Siegel Golden sale, lot 1061)

E. 500-750
300
Back to Top
736
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 736, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Ample margins to just touched, faint gum toning, tied by "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" circular handstamp, used with three 1c Blue (63), each with perfs trimmed off entirely, tied by blue grid cancels and "Chicago Ills. Jun. 28" double-circle datestamp on neat cover to St. Louis, Very Fine, a striking and extremely rare use of the Floyd's stamp, ex Middendorf, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
Back to Top
737
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 737, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins to slightly in, tied by clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" circular handstamp, used with 3c Rose (65), tied by blue grid cancel and matching "Chicago Ills. Jun. 14" double-circle datestamp on cover to St. Louis, Floyd's stamp has tiny nicks and faint toning, otherwise Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
275
Back to Top
738
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 738, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Brown (68L2), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Brown (68L2)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Brown (68L2). Three large margins, cutting at top, tied by neat "Sunburst" cancel with company name, on cover to a Mrs. Lamb at 371 Michigan Ave., original Oct. 9, 1860 enclosure; cover slightly reduced along top, just into stamp at top right, Fine and rare, of the three different colored Floyd's stamps, the Brown is much rarer than the Blue (the Green is known on only two covers), Scott Retail $4,250.00

E. 400-500
200
Back to Top
739
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 739, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill, Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago IllFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill. Bold strike of circular handstamp at left, 3c Rose (65), tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 22, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Chicago street address, manuscript "Care of Floyd's Penny Post" at bottom left, blue Chicago circular datestamp on back which has Patriotic red and blue borders, some soiling mostly confined to back, Very Fine cover sent through the mails and delivered by Floyd's

E. 300-400
275
Back to Top
740
c
Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill. Seven covers, two with (1c) Blue No. 68L1, one tied to small cover to Thomsonville Conn., Chicago double-circle datestamp, missing most of side flaps and other small flaws, appears Fine, second with huge margins and tied to back of cover, Extremely Fine stamp, two legal size covers with sunburst circular handstamp, cover flaws, others with Floyd handstamp and 3c 1861 or 3c Star Die entire but two of these are defective and not counted in our estimate

E. 400-500
300
Back to Top
741
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 741, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFriend's Boarding School, Barnesville O., (1c) Black (151L1), Friend's Boarding School, Barnesville O., (1c) Black (151L1)Friend's Boarding School, Barnesville O., (1c) Black (151L1). Four covers, two with Ty. I stamps and two with Ty. III stamps, three affixed to front and one to back (none tied as usual), three with 3c Bank Note and one with 1c, Ty. III stamp on back of cover with huge margins, one Ty. III on front torn and missing part of design, some other small flaws, Fine appearing and scarce group, this local is also infrequently seen used with the 1c stamp, Scott Retail for untied on back of covers (three are on front in this group)

1,600
375
Back to Top
742
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 742, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailGlen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven N.Y., 1c Black on Dark Green, Green (71L1, 71L3, 71L4), Glen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven N.Y., 1c Black on Dark Green, Green (71L1, 71L3, 71L4)Glen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven N.Y., 1c Black on Dark Green, Green (71L1, 71L3, 71L4). Four covers, the extremely rare 71L1 tied with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) by "Scott N.Y. Nov. 23" circular datestamp but unfortunately defective with one-third of the stamps torn off when cover was opened, still very rare with only five covers recorded, other three Nos. 71L3 and 71L4 on 3c Nesbitt entires, cover and stamp faults, appear Fine

E. 500-750
375
Back to Top
Copyright 2021. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy