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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Independent Mails: Harnden thru Overton

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1284
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1284, Independent Mails: Harnden thru OvertonCity Mail Co., Office, 6 Wall Street, City Mail Co., Office, 6 Wall StreetCity Mail Co., Office, 6 Wall Street. Clear strike of framed handstamp, "Charleston S.C. Aug. 2" (1845) circular datestamp with matching "10" rate for over 300 miles, on mostly complete folded cover to New York City street address, missing one flap and one internal page, otherwise Very Fine, sent after the Independent Mail companies were put out of business by the new postal law that took effect July 1, the City Mail local post continued to operate, this is an unusual from-the-mails cover, ex Schwartz

E. 300-400
300
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