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Sale 91: The December Sale

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Railroad Covers

Lots 1490-1496

Lot 1490    

Alby. & Buffalo R.R., 20 Oct, blue cds ties 3¢ orange brown (10A), margins to in, scissor cut, second complete strike at lower left and matching "ADV 1 ct" advertising straightline on orange buff cover to Syracuse N.Y., original "Schnectady Oct. 20. 1851" datelined enclosure, Very Fine and attractive use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1491    

Cleveland & Erie R.R., Feb 26, complete strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (26), s.e. at right, on buff cover to Buffalo N.Y.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1492    

Cleveland & Toledo Railroad, Superintendent's Department, Cleveland, Ohio., framed corner card on orange cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins, tied by "Cleveland O., Sep 20" cds to Huntington Mass., Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1493    

Greenville & Columbia R.R. Aug 8, clear strike of route agent cds with matching "5" rating handstamp on orange buff cover to Greenville C.H., S.C., endorsed "By Railroad" at lower left, a Very Fine strike.
Towle No. 337-A-1    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1494    

Ohio and Mississippi Railroad, shield corner card on yellow cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), clear to large margins, cancelled by manuscript cross hatch, red "Springwater N.Y. Sep 20" cds to Saint Louis, Mo., Very Fine, ex-Foote.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1495    

P. & R. R.R. Co., Tremont, Apr. 16 70, three-line postmark ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on orange cover with Tremont corner card to Pottsville Pa., Very Fine, Rarity V, An exceedingly scarce railroad station agent postmark. Scott No. 114.
Towle No. 186-S-1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 1496    

"Rail Road Line", blue manuscript endorsement and pencil "6" rating on folded letter datelined "Chazy July 26 1839" to Champlain N.Y.; small edge tear, Very Fine, Unlisted in Towle.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Chazy N.Y. to Champlain was a short distance of only 10 miles, corresponding to the 6¢ rate for under 30 miles. Unusual use as there is no record of a rail line this early.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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Lots 1490-1496

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