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Sale 91: The December Sale

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Eastern Express Covers

Lots 1469-1472

Lot 1469    

(Express Mail) 1837 (Jul. 25) Macon Ga. to New York N.Y., folded letter with red "Macon, Georgia, Jul 25" cds and matching "Paid" straightline with manuscript "75" express rating, endorsed "Express Mail" and "Chg. L." notation at top right, Fine and scarce use from Macon Ga.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

The New York to New Orleans express mail route generally followed the Great Mail route, but was on a faster schedule. This route passed through Macon Ga.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1470    

(Express Mail) 1837 (Sep. 12) Charleston S.C. to New York N.Y., gray folded letter with red "Charleston S.C., Sep 12" cds and matching "Paid" handstamp with red manuscript "75" rating, endorsed "Express Mail" and "Paid", red crayon "1" local post rating, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1471    

(Express Mail) 1838 (Dec. 15) Savannah Ga. to Boston Mass., red "Savannah, Geo, Dec 15" cds and matching "Paid" straightline with red manuscript "75" express rating, endorsed "Express" along with "Paid", "Single" and "Charge #33" at top right, Very Fine and scarce from Savannah.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1472    

Hodgman & Co's Boston & Bangor Express, black on orange label, affixed on blue 1848 folded letter from Bucksport Me. to Boston Mass., endorsed "Hodgman & Co, freight to be returnd by Boat", Very Fine and scarce label.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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