Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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Category — Railroads and Inland Waterways

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1273
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1273, Railroads and Inland WaterwaysBaltimore & Washington R.R. Feb. 9. Clear strike of circular datestamp with "5" handstamp on blue 1854 folded letter to Annapolis Junction Md., minor edgewear, Very Fine example of this rare marking, ex Towle

E. 300-400
350
1274
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1274, Railroads and Inland WaterwaysBoston & Albany R.R. Jun. 30. Route agent's red circular datestamp, matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps on cover to London, England, receiving backstamp (Jul. 14, 1847), manuscript due, red wax seal at upper right shows a few letters of half-dime coin that was affixed to pay postage, ink smear at right, Very Fine, a most unusual railroad cover, ex Hahn

E. 200-300
170
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1275
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1275, Railroads and Inland WaterwaysN. Orleans, Opelousas & G. W. Railroad Co. Blue handstamp on 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) to Buchannon Carroll & Co. in New Orleans, entire cancelled by "Way" handstamp, also "New Orleans La. Sep. 18" circular datestamp, light vertical file fold does not affect design, Very Fine, ex Hicks

E. 200-300
160
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1276
c
Railroad Post Offices. Box with dozens of covers, mostly franked with 1902 or Washington-Franklin Issues and RPO cancels, also some other non-RPO covers, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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1277
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1277, Railroads and Inland Waterways(Hudson River, 1785) Livingston Manor N.Y. to New York City via Sloop. "Manor Livingston 12 May 1785" dateline on folded letter from Peter R. Livingston to Mrs. Garret Smith at New York City address, contents discuss goods sent by manor sloop and sons return to Princeton College, Very Fine, ex Faulstich

E. 300-400
475
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1278
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1278, Railroads and Inland Waterways"S Bt. Oswego". Manuscript marking at top left of folded cover to Sackets Harbor N.Y., 1838 docketing on back, manuscript "6" rating, light vertical file fold, small part of top flap missing where wax seal cut out, Very Fine, scarce

E. 200-300
325
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1279
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1279, Railroads and Inland WaterwaysSelma & Montgomery Navigation Co., Sep. 14, 1866. Double-circle datestamp on cover to Selma Ala., 3c Rose (65) uncancelled, "tied" by toning, Fine, scarce marking on a post-war cover

E. 200-300
110
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1280
c
Waterway Markings. 48, including range of boat markings such as Rapides, Princess No. 3, Gov. Allen, W.W. Farmer, Red River Packet, Idahoe, Vicksburg, mostly on 3c entires, few stampless, few manuscript markings, some faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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