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State Postmarks - Pennsylvania to Washington & Balances

Lots 518-527 Lots 528-537 Lots 538-540

Lot 518    

Philadelphia Pa. Sep 15, blue cds with matching "2" double-circle rating handstamp on light blue 1845 folded letter to local address, flap with "Jones' Hotel, Philadelphia" framed handstamp, Very Fine local use; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 519    

(Pennsylvania) Hope Express Co., From Philadelphia, black on orange label affixed on orange folded cover to Stroudsburg Pa., endorsed "Per 'Hope Express Co.' " at bottom left and "Enclosed a Pass Book + $45 in Bills, 4.75 in Specie / $49.75" at top left; reinforced central vertical file fold, Very Fine and rare label; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 520    

Philadelphia "2" Rating Handstamps, 1845-49, group of 7 usages including 1847 drop letter with Philadelphia attached "2" rate cds; 1845 folded drop letter with cds and matching "Paid" and "2" double-circle rating handstamps; 1849 Columbia Tenn. cds and ms. "10" rating to Philadelphia with Philadelphia blue cds and matching "2" double-circle drop rating; 1845 Philadelphia printed circular with blue cds and matching "Paid" and "2" double-circle rating handstamps at 2¢ circular rate to West Milton N.Y.; etc.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 521    

Philadelphia Hotel Handstamp Covers, group of 12 stampless covers mostly different including red "United States Hotel, REA, Philada." (2, one w/PFC), black (2) and blue "Washington House, 223 Chestnut St. Philadelphia", black "Columbia House, Philadelphia", red "M. Pope Mitchell, United States Hotel. Philadelphia.", black "Marshall House, Phila.", blue "Jones' Hotel, Philadelphia", fancy blue "Merchants Hotel, N.W. Bridges, Philadelphia", black "Franklin House, 105 Chestnut St., Philada." oval (2001 PFC), black "Ferguson & Bro., Columbia House, Philadelphia." oval, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 522    

Philadelphia Postal Markings, group of 8 comprising "Philadelphia. Pa. '1 Paid' " integral-rate cds for printed circular rate, 1851 Philadelphia blue "2" in circle on printed circular to Newry Pa., 1854 red "Philadelphia Pa. '3cts Paid' Dec 16" integral-rate cds to Washington D.C., 1845 blue "5" in double-circle rate handstamp, red "Philadelphia PA. '6 Paid' Jan 1" integral-rate cds to Union City Cal., 1846 blue Philadelphia "10" attached rate cds to Oswego N.Y., 1846 blue "10" in double-circle rate handstamp, and 1849 Philadelphia blue italic "20" rate handstamp to Salem Mass.; some flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 523    

Wilkes Barre, Pa. Mar "31st", rimless cds with manuscript day, manuscript "Paid. 10." cent rating on 1832 folded letter to Wyalusing, Pa., Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 524    

(Rhode Island) Bain's Telegraph, Merchants' Line, Providence, red printed light buff envelope with "Merchant's Line Telegraph, 23 Canal St., Providence" red on orange label flap seal, docketed as received "Nov. 21/50" at left, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 525    

Chatt. Tenn., Electric Car, Dec 29, 1903, clear strike of cds and duplex "2" killer tying 1902, 1¢ green on postcard to Massachusetts, with Athol receiving flag machine postmark, Very Fine, a scarce electric car handstamp bearing the "2" killer.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 526    

Chatt. Tenn., Electric Car, Nov 18, 1903, discernible strike of cds and duplex "1" killer tying 1902, 2¢ carmine (corner nick) on medicine company corner card cover to Greenville, Ga., with original enclosure; some minor edge wear, F.-V.F., a rare on cover usage of this scarce electric car handstamp.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 527    

Featherstone, Gibson Co., Tenn., May 6, 1882, clear strike of oval date stamp on 1¢ postcard to New York, Very Fine, an extremely rare Tennessee postmark.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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