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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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Carriers & Locals

Lots 646-647

Lot 646    

New York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1842-45, 3¢ black on light blue, large margins, tied by red "U.S." in octagon handstamp on 1842 folded letter, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post, Nov 29, 1 O'Clock" cds; light cover toning, otherwise Very Fine, an early use.
Scott No. 6LB3    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $280

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Lot 647    

Blood & Co., 1853 (1¢) blue & pink on bluish, left sheet margin, acid tied, "Blood's Despatch, Jan 17, 9.P.M." cds on cover from Philadelphia Pa. to Georgetown D.C. bearing 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by red crayon "X", matching "Way" rating' minor ink smearing, Very Fine and rare Blood's to-the-mails way use.
Scott No. 15L15    Estimate $400 - 600.

Blood's dropped letters heading south to Washington D.C. in the mail as way letters.

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Realized: $280

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Lots 646-647

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