Lot 1212C. & Savannah R.R. Nov 2, clear strike of cds on cover bearing two 3c ultramarine (114) singles tied by matching four-ring targets to Charleston S.C., small cover tear, Very Fine and scarce use, This postmark was used by the Savannah & Charleston Railroad.
Towle No. 350-B-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1213Ijamsville, B. & O. R.R., May 1862, two strikes of blue railroad station oval ties 1¢ blue (63) strip of three on cover to Georgetown D.C., Very Fine and rare, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 274-S-9 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1214Mic. Central R.R., Mic., Mar 11, clear complete strike of railroad post office cds on 3¢ dull red (11A) on cover to Kalamazoo, Mich., Very Fine and scarce.
Towle No. Towle 610-A-2 Estimate $200 - 300.
The Michigan Central Railroad was of special importance because it carried mail to and from the Chicago Exchange Office to Detroit.
Lot 1215Rail Road, Way, clear strike of Detroit oval handstamp on cover with matching "Detroit, Mich. Jan 6" duplex with circular grid cancel ties 3¢ red, grilled (94) to Painesville Oh., 1869 docketing on reverse; minor cover faults, a Very Fine strike of this rare marking, ex-Graham.
Estimate $400 - 600.
This "Rail Road Way" oval handstamp of Detroit was applied on mail handled by the Grand Trunk Rail Road.