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Sale 965 — The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 3 December, 2008

Category — Local and Private Posts (Swarts)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1251
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1251, Local and Private Posts (Swarts)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue Wove, Bouton's, "Swarts" at Top (136L13), Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue Wove, Bouton's, "Swarts" at Top (136L13)Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Gray Blue Wove, Bouton's, "Swarts" at Top (136L13). Two large margins, touched at top and right, uncancelled, tied by filing crease thru stamp, red "New-York 5 cts. 22 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp on greenish 1849 folded letter to New Haven, Fine, this is the first Swarts issue (the manuscript overprint was applied to the stock of Bouton's stamp), covers are rare, ex Golden

E. 500-750
350
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