Lot 597Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ blue, in combination with 1895, 2¢ carmine (267) on illustrated W. Willoughby's R.R. Ticket Office corner card cover to Durango, Colo., cork canceled and tied by "Lumberton, N. Mex., Apr 8, 1899" cds, reverse with "Salida & Silver R.P.O." transit and receiving backstamps; cover file fold and reduction at left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. E5 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 598Registry, Baltimore, Md., utility registry label with handstamped name and manuscript number "46" on cover bearing 5¢ brown (205), pair and single, and 10¢ brown (209), all tied by "New York, Reg" registry ovals, purple "New York, N.Y., Aug 23, 1884, Reg. No" framed handstamp, endorsed "Registered via Baltimore" at top left, reverse with purple "Registered, Aug 23 1884, Baltimore, Md." oval transit, Pernabuco (9.19) oval and red Rio de Janeiro (9.28) arrival cds; opened at top, F.-V.F.
Scott No. FX-BA2; $2,000 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
ONE OF ONLY 8 RECORDED BALTIMORE MD. REGISTRY LABEL USAGES, THIS BEING ONE OF 6 HANDSTAMPED EXAMPLES.
Lot 599Registry, New York, N.Y., registry label with blue "36727" number on Netherlands 5c blue entire to Mexico bearing 5c blue (23) and two 12½c gray (26) singles, each with perfin and tied by "91" diamond grids, matching "Rotterdam, 25 Sep 90" cds and "Netherland, R" black on pink registry label affixed, New York (10.6) transit backstamp, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. FX-NY1a(i)(i) Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 600Offices in China, 1919, 4¢ on 2¢ rose, block of six, tied by "U.S. Pos. Service, Shanghai, China, Feb 12, 1921" duplexes on Theodore Siddall, Shanghai imprint cover to New York N.Y.; some cover wear, F.-V.F.
Scott No. K2 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 601Offices in China, 1919, 30¢ on 15¢ gray, tied by "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, China, R.D." registry oval on official Post Office Department legal-size cover to Kenosha Wis., partial purple Jul 30th 1919 backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. K12 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 602Bicycle Mail Route, 1894, 25¢ green, unused single affixed to Aug 7, 1894 Arther Banta promotional letter on illustrated dark purple and gold Victor Cyclery letterhead, signed by Banta, Very Fine.
Scott No. 12L2 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 603Hussey's Post Covers, group of 6 stamped covers; #87L6 tied by red handstamp on wrapper, 87L22, 87L50, also 87L44-87L46, most if not all "posthumous" usages, overall Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 604Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (1¢) red, ample to large margins, canceled by fancy grid in circle and tied by bold oval date stamp on locally addressed cover, additional "Paid Swarts" boxed handstamp at left; couple small preuse wrinkles at top (certificate calls scuffs?), still Very Fine and attractive; with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 136L9 $350.
Lot 605Parcel Post, 1913, 2¢ carmine rose, tied by partial "I. J. Sea Post, 1. 1. 14" cds and matching framed "Paquebot" handstamp on cover with Connell Bros. Company, Shanghai China corner card to Seattle Wash.; reduced slightly at right, Fine and rare Parcel Post use from Shanghai China via Japanese Sea Post paquebot.
Scott No. Q2 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 606Telegraph Covers, group of 5 comprising American Telegraph Company, Bain's Chemical Telegrah "O'Rielly's New-York State Line" bearing #11A from Utica N.Y., California State Telegraph, Bain's Telegrah Merchant's Line, New York and Erie Railroad Telegraph bearing #11A tied by New York cds; mixed condition, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.