Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Railroad, Express and Ocean Mail Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1768
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1768, Railroad, Express and Ocean Mail CoversAmerican Merchants Union Express Co. Corner card cover with belted illustration of shaking hands, to Cedar Hill N.Y., manuscript "EXB." (express business) at top, cover did not pass through the mails, lengthy enclosure advertises forgeries of United States Stamps and Currency which are claimed to be impossible to detect, advises numerous times to avoid using the Post Office for transacting with them and to use express services only, no doubt to avoid charges of mail fraud in addition to their considerable list of other crimes, enclosure with some splitting mended by old scotch tape, cover with edge tears, still Fine and fascinating

E. 300-400
150