Lot 2006Chemung R.R., N.Y., Jun 6, mostly clear cds tied a four-margin 3¢ dull red type I (11) on a clean cover to Palmyra, N.Y.; part of top flap missing, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Towle No. 129-A-1, RF-IX Estimate $400 - 600.
This is the discovery example of this very rare Railroad Route Agent marking.
Lot 2007N-Y & ERIE/R.R., bright red Mar 17 c.d.s. on cover to Addison, N.Y. franked with a gorgeous four-margin brownish carmine 3¢ type II (11A var.) cancelled with a matching, bright red grid, Extremely Fine. A choice example of this rare marking.
Towle No. 125-C-1, RF-VII Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2008N.YORK & ERIE R.R., c.d.s. on two covers to Brantford, Canada West, each franked with an 1861 10¢ green (68); Jun 6 & Sep 5 (1866); stamps bright and fresh with average centering, one c.d.s. not quite complete; both backstamped Brantford, F.-V.F. Scarce cross-border railroad usages.
Towle No. 125-D-2, RF-VIII Estimate $300 - 400.