Lot 968Bayonne City Dispatch, 1883, 1¢ black, large margins with strong impression used with 1¢ gray blue (206) and 2¢ vermilion (183), all tied by square segmented cork cancel duplexed with "Bergen Point, N.J. Jun 14 1883" cds on cover to Jacob Johnson, Bergen Point N.Y.; top left corner opening flaw, otherwise Very Fine and exceptionally rare combination use; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9L1 $2,750.
ONE OF ONLY TWO 1¢, 2¢ BANK NOTE COMBINATION FRANKINGS WITH THE BAYONNE CITY DESPATCH LOCAL.
The Bayonne City Dispatch was a local post company that operated for a short period of April 1883 to June 1883. It provided inhabitants of Bayonne, Van Buskirk, and Slaterville faster mail service than the government post office with three daily deliveries.
Lot 969Blood & Co., 1855 (1¢) black, cut to shape, tied by "Bloods Penny Post, Philad., Jun 28" cds on light buff cover with blue Abram C. Brown Hydraulic Ram Plumber illustrated cameo corner card entered mails with 3¢ dull red (26) tied by circular grid cancel to New Haven Ct., matching "Philadelphia Pa. Jun 28" cds, Very Fine and attractive; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L18 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 970Bouton's City Dispatch Post, 1848, 2¢ black on gray blue, ample to huge margins, neatly tied by red "Paid Bouton" handstamp on folded letter to New York, matching oval "Bouton's City Despatch Post" handstamp, letter datelined "Albany April 16th, 1848" with recipient docketing alongside stamp, Extremely Fine; with 1997 Jakubek and 2018 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 18L2 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
ONE OF THE FINEST USAGE OF THE BOUTON'S 1848 2¢ BLACK ON GRAY BLUE ISSUE ON COVER.
Lot 971Boyd's City Express, 1845, 2¢ black on green, shield-shape cut, cancelled by grid cancel and tied by red "New York, Jul 20" cds to North Providence R.I., docketed "E.H. Ward, July 20. 1848" at left, Very Fine and unusual use.
Scott No. 20L4 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 972Boyd's City Dispatch, envelope, 1875, 2¢ red on cream, tied by partial strike of Boyd's Dispatch double-circle datestamp addressed to local New York City street address, Very Fine and scarce used entire.
Scott No. 20LU27 $375.
Lot 973Brooklyn City Express Post, 1855-64, 2¢ black on pink, margins all around, small faults, tied by black ring cancel, used with 3¢ dull red (26) tied by "New-York, May 4, 1859" cds on cover to Easton Pa.; small cover tear at top, F.-V.F. and rare, ex-Piller, Kuphal.
Scott No. 28L4 Estimate $500 - 750.
This combination not listed in Scott (tied with No. 65 priced at $1,750.00).
Lot 974Dupuy & Schenck, 1846-48 (1¢) black, ample to large margins, canceled by manuscript check mark on folded letter sheet to St. Louis, Mo., red "New - York, 10cts, Sep 7" integral rate cds, Very Fine and attractive, a scarce on cover usage; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 60L1 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 975Hale & Co., 1844 (6¢) light blue, address deleted in manuscript, manuscript line through "13 Court St." address - the provisional used after move to 23 State St., cut-to-shape, used on 1845 Philadelphia folded letter with red oval "Forwarded by Hale & Co., From Philadelphia" oval handstamp addressed to New Haven Conn.; cover spindle hole and stamp with some ink erosion, Fine and rare provisional stamp use from Philadelphia; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 75L1 var. Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 976Hussey's Post, 1873, 2¢ black, wide margins, tied by Hussey's framed handstamp on cover to New York City street address, blue "Continental Ins. Co., New York, Oct 13, 1874" double-circle handstamp, advertising text on reverse; reduced slightly at right, clean and Very Fine, a rare "2 Cent Delivery" use.
Scott No. 87L51 $500.
Lot 977Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) red, clear to ample margins, small tear, tied by brownish segmented cork cancel, used with 3¢ dull red (11A), three full to large margin, in at left, tied by "New-York Jul 26" cds on brown cover to New Haven, 1852 letter enclosed, a Very Fine combination use, ex-Golden.
Scott No. 136L4 $650.