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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
584
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 584, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Albany N.Y., 1794, Albany N.Y., 1794Albany N.Y., 1794. Three folded letters with "ALBANY" straightline datestamps, mailed in October, November and December 1794, two are handstamped "Free" and addressed to Philadelphia Pa. (one to Federalist New York Congressman Henry Glen), third with manuscript 15c rate for 150-200 miles to New York City, one letter with minor ink smearing above address, Very Fine trio of covers sent in consecutive months

E. 400-500
200
585
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 585, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Auburn N.Y. July 10 (1828), Auburn N.Y. July 10 (1828)Auburn N.Y. July 10 (1828). Bold strike of fancy red circular datestamp with serrated edges, manuscript "18-3/4" rate on folded letter datelined "Geneva, July 8" to Cambridge N.Y., Extremely Fine strike on a fresh cover, ex "Mayflower", with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
325
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586
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 586, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)AURELIUS, N.Y. JULY 8 (1815), AURELIUS, N.Y. JULY 8 (1815)AURELIUS, N.Y. JULY 8 (1815). Clear strike of diminutive straightline datestamp with "8" day in manuscript and "Paid 30" War of 1812 surcharge rate on folded letter to Pittsfield Mass., Very Fine, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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587
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 587, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Aurora N.Y. Aug. 20 (1828), Aurora N.Y. Aug. 20 (1828)Aurora N.Y. Aug. 20 (1828). Perfect strike of brown rimless circle handstamp with date in manuscript, "Paid 37-1/2" double rate (150-400 miles) on folded letter to Westport Mass., some very minor scattered toned spots, Extremely Fine strike

E. 200-300
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588
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 588, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Aurora N.Y. Nov. 26, Aurora N.Y. Nov. 26Aurora N.Y. Nov. 26. Partly clear circular datestamp with extraordinarily bold strike of negative "5" in cross-hatched circle rate handstamp on brown cover to Lansingville N.Y., Very Fine and striking, ex Mayer, Lounsbery and Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
225
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589
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 589, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)B. SPRINGS 16 MAY (1804), B. SPRINGS 16 MAY (1804)B. SPRINGS 16 MAY (1804). Bold strike of red straightline datestamp, manuscript "17" rate on folded letter to New York City, Very Fine strike, scarce

E. 300-400
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590
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 590, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Ballston N.Y. July 22 (1813), Ballston N.Y. July 22 (1813)Ballston N.Y. July 22 (1813). Handstamped circle with manuscript town name and date in reddish ink, matching "PAID" in large caps and "17" rate on folded letter to Champlain N.Y., Very Fine, most unusual hand-executed town marking (the circle itself is hand-struck), ex Jarrett and Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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591
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 591, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Ballston N.Y. * Aug. 26, Ballston N.Y. * Aug. 26Ballston N.Y. * Aug. 26. Exceptionally bold strike of fancy double oval datestamp with thin inner line, manuscript "12-1/2" rate on undated folded letter to Fishkill Landing N.Y., internal splits along folds do not affect the outside of the cover, Extremely Fine strike, ex Lounsbery

E. 200-300
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592
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 592, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Bemus Heights, N.Y. Jany. 25 (1843), Bemus Heights, N.Y. Jany. 25 (1843)Bemus Heights, N.Y. Jany. 25 (1843). Straightline handstamp with month and day in manuscript, "Paid" handstamp and "25" rate on folded letter addressed in blue to Newbern N.C., forwarded to Raleigh, "Newbern N.C. Feb. 2" forwarding datestamp, "25" rate crossed out and re-rated "12-1/2", tiny tear in bottom of file fold, Very Fine, unusual combination of straightline and circular town markings, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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593
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 593, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Berlin N.Y. 5 cts. Dec. 8 (1845), Berlin N.Y. 5 cts. Dec. 8 (1845)Berlin N.Y. 5 cts. Dec. 8 (1845). Perfect bold strike of oval handstamp with manuscript date on folded letter to Troy N.Y., Extremely Fine strike, ex Lehman and Hahn

E. 300-400
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594
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 594, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)BETHANY N.Y./APRIL 16 (1831), BETHANY N.Y./APRIL 16 (1831)BETHANY N.Y./APRIL 16 (1831). Two-line datestamp clearly struck with manuscript "25" rate on folded letter to Geneva N.Y., Very Fine, ex Jarrett and Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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595
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 595, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Binghamton N.Y. Aug. 17, Binghamton N.Y. Aug. 17Binghamton N.Y. Aug. 17. Clear strike of red circular datestamp with matching fancy large red "BOX 2" banner handstamp, edges of marking are enhanced with contemporary black pen, on small neat edge-embossed lady's cover, addressed locally, Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover, ex "Mayflower", with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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596
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 596, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Binghamton N.Y. (1846-47), Binghamton N.Y. (1846-47)Binghamton N.Y. (1846-47). Three covers with neat red postmarks, first a folded letter datestamped Sep. 21 (1847) with large shaded Roman Numeral "V" rate handstamp, second is a small cover datestamped Aug. 4 with large shaded Roman Numeral "X" rate handstamp, last is May 7 (1846) datestamped folded letter with bold numeral "5" rate handstamp, Very Fine trio, ex "Mayflower", first two with 2012 P.F. certificates

E. 400-500
225
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597
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 597, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Brooklyn N.Y. Dec. 16 (1818), Brooklyn N.Y. Dec. 16 (1818)Brooklyn N.Y. Dec. 16 (1818). Beautifully struck purplish red circular datestamp with date in manuscript and "12-1/2" rate on folded letter to Windsor Conn., missent and forwarded to Wintonbury Conn. (now Bloomfield), Extremely Fine, ex Hahn

E. 150-200
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598
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 598, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Brooklyn N.Y. 15 Apl. (1833), Brooklyn N.Y. 15 Apl. (1833)Brooklyn N.Y. 15 Apl. (1833). Perfect strike of red circular datestamp with equally superb matching strike of small "12-1/2" rate handstamp on folded letter to Albany N.Y., Extremely Fine, wonderful quality, ex "Mayflower", with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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599
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 599, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Buffalo N.Y. (1818-36), Buffalo N.Y. (1818-36)Buffalo N.Y. (1818-36). Ten covers mounted on pages with descriptions, each bearing a nice strike of the distinctive Buffalo ovals from this period, earliest is 1818 in black, next two in date order are different versions in red (1824 and 1830), finally seven in blue (1839-46) showing a couple different versions, with solid and outlined fleurons, two with fancy "Paid" in scroll handstamp, fresh and Very Fine group, most are either ex Hahn or "Mayflower"

E. 500-750
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600
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 600, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Canandaigua, May 30 (1804), Canandaigua, May 30 (1804)Canandaigua, May 30 (1804). Bold strike of fancy circular datestamp with floral spray at bottom, day and "Paid 40" rate in manuscript on folded letter from Z. Seymour to Ephraim Root in Hartford Conn., neatly docketed, Very Fine strike of this scarce early fancy town datestamp, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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601
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 601, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Cayuga. NY. (1829), Cayuga. NY. (1829)Cayuga. NY. (1829). Straightline handstamp on two folded letters to Albany N.Y., both clear strikes, one in black with matching "*PAID*" handstamp and manuscript "April 4th" date and "18-3/4" rate, other in red with identical red manuscript "August 11th" date and "18-3/4" rate, Extremely Fine matched pair, ex Hahn

E. 400-500
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602
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 602, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Cazenovia, N.Y. Aug. 3, 1821, Cazenovia, N.Y. Aug. 3, 1821Cazenovia, N.Y. Aug. 3, 1821. Clear strike of circular datestamp with yeardate and unusual script style, "PAID" handstamp and "12-1/2" rate on folded cover to comptroller's office in Albany N.Y., manuscript "Unpaid 12" perhaps for weight, Very Fine strike of this rare postmark

E. 200-300
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603
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 603, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Chittenango N.Y. May 22 (1830), Chittenango N.Y. May 22 (1830)Chittenango N.Y. May 22 (1830). Bold strike of double-line oval datestamp with thin inner line, manuscript "Paid 18-3/4" rate on folded letter to New York City, Extremely Fine strike, ex "Mayflower", with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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604
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 604, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)CINCINNATUS. NY. June 26, CINCINNATUS. NY. June 26CINCINNATUS. NY. June 26. Choice strike of diminutive red straightline handstamp with date in manuscript, "Paid 5" matching the date on ca. 1845-51 cover to Homer N.Y., Extremely Fine, ex Dunsmoor, Mayer and Hahn

E. 300-400
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605
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 605, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)COLLINSVILLE N.Y. Feb. 7 (1849), COLLINSVILLE N.Y. Feb. 7 (1849)COLLINSVILLE N.Y. Feb. 7 (1849). Clear strike of diminutive straightline handstamp with manuscript date on folded letter to New York City street address, second faint strike of straightline at center, no rate indicated, Very Fine, scarce, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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606
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 606, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Columbia-Ville N.Y. 26 July 1828, Columbia-Ville N.Y. 26 July 1828Columbia-Ville N.Y. 26 July 1828. An astonishingly sharp and bold strike of town circle handstamp with two leaves around "N.Y." and manuscript date (unusual with year date), "Paid 6 cts" rate on folded cover to comptroller in Albany N.Y., light file folds, Extremely Fine, described by Calvet M. Hahn as unique, ex Dunsmoor, Salzer and Hahn, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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607
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 607, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Cooperstown N.Y, Cooperstown N.YCooperstown N.Y. Small group of five covers showing the progression of town markings, first with clear strike of "COOPERSTOWN May 30th" straightline handstamp with date in manuscript on folded letter to Kent Conn., interesting contents, Very Fine strike, ex "Mayflower", with 2012 P.F. certificate, second with neat strike of arced "Cooperstown July 24" (1809) datestamp on folded letter to Albany N.Y., next a choice circular datestamp from 1819 with date in manuscript (ex Hahn), finally two covers with blue strikes of circular datestamp from 1845-51 period, Very Fine group

E. 400-500
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608
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 608, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Croton Mills N.Y. Printed Circular, Croton Mills N.Y. Printed CircularCroton Mills N.Y. Printed Circular. Blue on blue printed circular headed "Croton Flour Mills, New-York, March 17, 1851" from Hecker & Brothers, imprinted "stamp" on address panel, unaddressed but apparently delivered since it has receipt docketing, Very Fine, scarce (accompanying article states three known, but there are more), ex Konwiser and Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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609
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 609, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)East Painted Post N.Y. Apl. 21 (1845), East Painted Post N.Y. Apl. 21 (1845)East Painted Post N.Y. Apl. 21 (1845). Bold blue fancy octagonal framed handstamp with manuscript date, matching "PAID" and manuscript "18-3/4" rate on folded letter to Stonington Conn., Extremely Fine, wonderful strike of this distinctive town marking, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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610
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 610, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)FAIRFIELD N.Y. (1861-32), FAIRFIELD N.Y. (1861-32)FAIRFIELD N.Y. (1861-32). Two covers with matching straightline handstamps, first in black with manuscript Oct. 13 (1831) date and "18-3/4" rate on folded cover to New York City street address, strike in red with Oct. 2 (1832) manuscript date and "Paid 18-3/4" rate on folded letter to New York City street address, Very Fine matched pair of covers, the black is ex Hahn and is accompanied by 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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611
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 611, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Fairport N.Y. Jun. 4, Fairport N.Y. Jun. 4Fairport N.Y. Jun. 4. Bold blue circular datestamp with matching "PAID" and fancy negative "18-3/4" rate handstamp on folded cover to Poughkeepsie NY, right inside panel has been removed but front and back and left inside panel are complete and intact, Extremely Fine, ex "Mayflower", with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
425
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612
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 612, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)FLUSHING. N.Y, FLUSHING. N.YFLUSHING. N.Y. (1833) Red straightline handstamp with matching "PAID" struck twice, manuscript "Paid", "Oct. 5" and "18-3/4" rate on folded letter to Clinton N.Y., a rejection letter to a man seeking a professorship, bit of faint inconsequential edge toning, Extremely Fine strike, ex Mayer and Jarrett

E. 150-200
110
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613
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 613, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Frankfort N.Y. Mar. 29 (1847), Frankfort N.Y. Mar. 29 (1847)Frankfort N.Y. Mar. 29 (1847). Neat strike of blue circular datestamp with matching "PAID" straightline and fancy negative "5" in field of stars in circle on folded letter to Albany N.Y., Extremely Fine, a fresh and attractive cover, ex Hahn and Sharrer, with 2011 and 2016 P.F. certificates

E. 750-1,000
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614
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 614, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)GALWAY N.Y. (1842-46), GALWAY N.Y. (1842-46)GALWAY N.Y. (1842-46). Two different styles of straightline datestamps on folded letters, first with "Apr. 16" (1842) in second line of marking, "18-3/4" manuscript rate on folded letter to New York City street address, light file fold thru town marking is barely noticeable, second with "Feb. 9" at the end of the straightline with the day in manuscript, "5" rate on 1846 folded letter to Albany N.Y., Very Fine pair of covers showing different styles of straightlines, also interesting coming before and after the 1845 rate change

E. 400-500
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615
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 615, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)GARDNERSVILLE. N.Y./ AUGUST 18th (1830), GARDNERSVILLE. N.Y./ AUGUST 18th (1830)GARDNERSVILLE. N.Y./ AUGUST 18th (1830). Two-line datestamp with manuscript day and "Paid 10" rate on folded letter to Albany N.Y., Very Fine, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
140
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616
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 616, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)GENOA N Y. Sept. 14 (1849), GENOA N Y. Sept. 14 (1849)GENOA N Y. Sept. 14 (1849). Perfect strike of diminutive straightline handstamp with date in manuscript below, small manuscript "Paid" and "Paid 5" on folded letter to the president of Geneva College in Geneva N.Y., Extremely Fine, wonderful quality, ex Hahn

E. 300-400
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617
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 617, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Gloversville N.Y. Jul. 21 Paid 3 -- For Stamps Address P.M. Pleasant Grove, Md, Gloversville N.Y. Jul. 21 Paid 3 -- For Stamps Address P.M. Pleasant Grove, MdGloversville N.Y. Jul. 21 Paid 3 -- For Stamps Address P.M. Pleasant Grove, Md. Double-circle datestamp with integral rate and advertisement for Zevely's handstamping devices, partly clear strike in red on folded cover to Portland Me., manuscript "Paid", Very Fine, this unusual marking is also recorded with a 5c rate, it is much rarer than the Zevely printed and handstamped markings applied at the Pleasant Grove post office, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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618
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 618, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Gouverneur, N.Y./Jany. 11 (1840), Gouverneur, N.Y./Jany. 11 (1840)Gouverneur, N.Y./Jany. 11 (1840). Unusual two-line datestamp with month in italics, perfectly struck with manuscript "Paid 25" rate on 1840 folded letter to auditor general in Detroit Mich., Extremely Fine, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
325
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619
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 619, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)HARMONY. N.Y. SPET. 22 (1830), HARMONY. N.Y. SPET. 22 (1830)HARMONY. N.Y. SPET. 22 (1830). Straightline datestamp with misspelling error in month, perfect bold strike along left edge of folded letter to Geneva N.Y., "PAID" handstamp and manuscript "18-3/4" rate, docketing extends over top edge, Very Fine, very scarce marking, ex Dunsmoor and Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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620
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 620, New York Stampless Postal Markings (A thru H Towns)Hudson N.Y. 1803-20, Hudson N.Y. 1803-20Hudson N.Y. 1803-20. Four covers, three with the fancy "Hudson N. York" circular datestamp with boxed date and fleuron, earliest is 1803, other two are 1813 and 1814, also one cover with a nice strike of red rimless circular datestamp from 1820, usual file folds, Very Fine and attractive group, last is ex Hahn

E. 400-500
275
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