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Railroad Covers

Lots 1190-1199 Lot 1200

Lot 1190    

"Aug & Ooth R.R., Aug 25", manuscript postmark with matching "5" rating, 1847 inside docketing, Very Fine and rare, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 355-I-1    Estimate $200 - 300.

This postmark was used on the Georgia R.R. & Banking Co. - Western & Atlantic Line on the Augusta-Oothcologa (Calhoun) 250 mile route.

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Lot 1191    

Baltimore R.R., red straightline postmark, matching "5" in Circle fancy cancel ties 5¢ red brown (1) on light blue cover to New York City, F.-V.F. and scarce. Scott No. 1.
Towle No. 239-C-1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1192    

Baltimore R.R., two strikes of straight line handstamp tying 1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, horizontal strip of three on 1856 folded letter to New York, Very Fine, a very scarce usage of this straight line railroad handstamp; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9    Estimate $600 - 800.

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Lot 1193    

Greenville & Columbia R.R. Aug 8, clear strike of route agent cds with matching "5" rating handstamp on orange buff cover to Greenville C.H., S.C., endorsed "By Railroad" at lower left, a Very Fine strike.
Towle No. 337-A-1    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 1194    

Housatonic Railroad, 5, red circular rate handstamp on 1848 folded letter to Danbury, Ct., matching straight line "Paid" handstamp, letter datelined from Bridgeport, Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 1195    

(Lambertville N.J.) "July 16", perfect bold strike of large handstamp on folded letter to Lambertville N.J., endorsed "Afternoon Line, July 16/53" at bottom left, contents concern ticket counts, Very Fine; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1196    

Madison & Indpls R.R. Aug 10, clear strike of red 32mm cds, matching two strikes of red circular grid cancel tie 5¢ red brown (1), clear to large margins, on 1850 folded letter from Madison Ind. to Indianapolis Ind.; file fold slightly affects 5¢, F.-V.F. Scott No. 1.
Towle No. 654-B-2    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1197    

"N.P.C. R.R. 10/25 - 75", manuscript postmark on cover bearing light soiling and some extra gum present, cancelled by matching matching manuscript to New Bedford Mass., Nov. 2nd receiving backstamp; reduced at left, some extra gum around 3¢, Fine, This Northern Pacific Coast Railroad postmark is unlisted in Towle..
Estimate    $300 - 400.

The Northern Pacific Coast Railroad was a 49 mile line that ran from Saucelito to Tomales Cal.

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Lot 1198    

P. & R. R.R. Co., Tremont, Apr. 16 70, three-line postmark ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on orange cover with Tremont corner card to Pottsville Pa., Very Fine, Rarity V, An exceedingly scarce railroad station agent postmark. Scott No. 114.
Towle No. 186-S-1    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1199    

R. & C. R.R., Columbia, Feb 3 69, double strike of fancy three-line railroad postmark ties 3¢ red, grilled (94) on orange cover to Ephrata Pa.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, Rarity V; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 188-S-1    Estimate $200 - 300.

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