Lot 1948Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, three margins, barely touched at left, tied by red grid cancel, matching strike ties 10¢ dull red (11A), deep rich color, matching red "Kensington Pa Dec 22" cds on dark buff cover to Danboro Pa.; couple small edge faults, a Very Fine and scarce use from Kensington, ex-Meyersburg, Vernon Morris Jr.; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. LO2 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1949City Despatch Post, U.S., Feb 11, O'Clock, red cds on ornate Valentine's envelope to woman at local street address; small top edge tear, otherwise Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1950U.S.P.O. Despatch, Pre-Paid, One Cent, partial strike of black double-oval handstamp cancelled by red "Paid" straightline on cover to local street address; lightly cleaned, Fine and very rare with Paid cancel, ex-Worthington, Golden; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1951New York, Penny Post Co., New York Journal of Commerce Periodical Wrapper, circa 1840 wrapper with preprinted "New York Journal of Commerce, from September 5th to September 20th, 3 Papers for 15 Cents, Delivered Regularly by the Penny Post Company.", with note by Sloane handstamp by Perry, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1952American Letter Mail Co., 1844, 5¢ black, thin paper (2nd printing), four clear to large margins, tied by red "Philadelphia Pa. May 20" cds, blue manuscript "12" rating on 1844 folded cover to New York N.Y.; left file fold creases stamp, address partially erased causing some erosion, Fine, The only recorded American Letter Mail use tied by the Philadelphia Post Office cds.
Scott No. 5L1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1953Blood & Co., 1855 (1¢) black, cut to shape, tied by "Bloods Penny Post, Philad., Jun 28" cds on light buff cover with blue Abram C. Brown Hydraulic Ram Plumber illustrated cameo corner card entered mails with 3¢ dull red (26) tied by circular grid cancel to New Haven Ct., matching "Philadelphia Pa. Jun 28" cds, Very Fine and attractive; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L18 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1954Boyd's City Dispatch, 1877 (1¢) violet on lilac, tied by indistinct black "Paid" in circle cancel on cover to local New York City street address, purple "Boyd's City Dispatch, 1 Park Place, N.Y., Nov 7 1878" oval postmark, "Robert Colgate & Co." corner card; small part of flap missing, a Very Fine and scarce use.
Scott No. 20L35 $450.