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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

Category — Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
743
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 743, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (72L2), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (72L2)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green (72L2). Large margins, faint soiling, tied by red "New-York 5 cts. 7 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" in arc handstamp with crayon "5" on cover to Northville Conn., additional manuscript "Paid" and pencil "5", Very Fine and desirable tied by he New York datestamp

950
300
744
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 744, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Large to full margins, tied by red "New-York 5cts. Oct. 20" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Greene N.Y., stamp with trivial tiny scrapes as often seen, file fold, Very Fine appearing tied example

E. 400-500
475
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745
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 745, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Four margins, uncancelled on Nov. 14, 1849 blue folded letter from New York City to Boston, clear strike of red "U.S. Express Mail N.Y. N. York Nov. 15" route agent's circular datestamp, matching "5" due rate, light file folds, Very Fine, a nice use of the Gordon's stamp with the N.Y.-Boson Express Mail handstamp, this is the only example located with Power Search

E. 300-400
500
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746
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 746, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Sheet margin at right, other sides large to touched at top, cancelled by small "Paid" straightline with second strike to left on Nov. 16, 1848 folded letter from a baggage master to New Haven Railroad President Schuyler, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate, illustrated in Patton, six years after this cover was sent, in 1853-54, Robert Schuyler was involved in a large scale stock fraud, issuing some $2 million of unauthorized stock for the New York and New Haven Railroad, precipitating a panic and a Wall Street scandal (see http://www.revenuer.org/mahler/SchuylerForWeb7-25-09.pdf)

E. 400-500
475
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747
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 747, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Large to ample margins, uncancelled, red "New-York 5cts. 28 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Philadelphia, N.Y., stamp with couple tiny enamel scrapes as often seen, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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748
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 748, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Large even margins, fresh color and paper without glazing flaws, uncancelled on folded cover to Treasury Dept. in Washington D.C., red "New-York 5cts. Oct. 17" integral-rate circular datestamp, missing one inside panel, Very Fine, a nice cover

E. 200-300
200
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749
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 749, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Large even margins, sealed tear, uncancelled, red "New-York 10cts. 1 Jun." integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to West Farmington N.Y., clear strike of "West Bloomfield N.Y. Jun. 3" circular datestamp, various manuscript docketing, May 20, 1848 letter enclosed, Very Fine appearance, West Bloomfield is approximately 16 miles from Farmington N.Y.

E. 300-400
350
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750
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 750, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Large margins to clear at left, tiny enamel scrape, uncancelled, used on blue folded cover to Middletown Conn., red "New-York 3cts. 22 Jun." integral-rate circular datestamp, manuscript "Paid" in a different hand than address, Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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751
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 751, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3), Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3)Gordon's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (72L3). Balance of 12 covers, none are cancelled or tied, range of destinations, a few with large margins on a couple of sides, most with flaws including nicks into the design or enamel scrapes, a couple are Fine, Scott Retail $7,800.00

E. 750-1,000
750
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752
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 752, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink and Blue (74L1-74L2), Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink and Blue (74L1-74L2)Guy's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Pink and Blue (74L1-74L2). Both tied by clear strikes of purple "Guy's City Dispatch 1123 Chestnut St." double-line oval handstamp on corner card covers to local street addresses, minor pef flaws, Blue cover with staining mostly on back (ex Gibson), Pink cover with edge faults, otherwise Fine

2,300
500
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753
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 753, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)Hall & Mills' Despatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Green (76L1), Hall & Mills' Despatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Green (76L1)Hall & Mills' Despatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Green (76L1). Large margins all around, uncancelled but "tied" by wrinkling of cover, red "New-York 5cts. 15 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded cover to New York City street address, cover with some minor wrinkling, still Very Fine and scarce used on cover, none was offered on cover in our Meyersburg, Golden or Hall auctions, ex Chapman, Scott Retail as tied by handstamp $2,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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754
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 754, Local Posts: Gordon`s City Express thru Hall & Mills (G.A. Mills)G. A. Mills' Despatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Green (109L1), G. A. Mills' Despatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Green (109L1)G. A. Mills' Despatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Black on Green (109L1). Successor to Hall & Mills, large margins, couple trivial enamel flakes, uncancelled on folded letter to Utica N.Y. red "New-York 5cts. Feb. 13" integral-rate circular datestamp, one leaf of letter removed (only last line of letter present), Very Fine and rare, Scott Retail $1,400.00 for uncancelled on cover

E. 750-1,000
650
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