Lot 1411American Letter Mail Company, Office 12 State Street, Boston. Red oval handstamp on 1844 folded letter sheet to Springfield, Mass., endorsed "Hale Cos. Express", red boxed "Collect 6¼ cts, Boston Office" handstamp; some cover erosion along file fold, F.-V.F. appearance, a scarce conjunctive usage.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1412American Letter Mail Company, Office 12 State Street, Boston. Red oval handstamp on 1844 folded letter from New York, manuscript "8cts" rate at bottom for 6¢ delivery to Boston plus 2¢ local delivery charge, F.-V.F.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1413American Letter Mail Co., 1844, black on gray. 4 margin example tied by penstroke cancels on folded letter to Philadelphia datelined Jan 18, 1845, light vertical file crease, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 5L2 Estimate $200 - 250.
Lot 1414Blood's Penny Post, Nov 22, Philada. Cds in red on 1858 printed form notice of the meeting of the Committee on the Monument to Washington; trivial stain in postmark, F.-V.F., a very scarce postmark in red; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1415Blood & Co., 1846-47 (2¢) black. Manuscript canceled and affixed on reverse, across flaps and severed upon opening, of 1847 folded letter sheet to Commodore Warrington in Washington D.C., blue "Philadelphia, 5, Jun 20" cds, Fine; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L8 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1416 ()Blood & Co., 1848 (2¢) black on pale green. Ample margins to in at bottom, just tied by grid cancel on locally addressed cover front; pinhole in stamp, Fine.
Scott No. 15L11 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1417 ()Blood & Co., 1850 (1¢) bronze on black. Acid tied with small Blood's Despatch cds alongside on folded letter sheet to Selma, Ala., additionally franked with 1851, 3¢ dull red, type II tied by blue "Philadelphia, Pa., Jun 14" cds; sideflaps significantly reduced and missing at left, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 15L13+11A Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1418Blood & Co., 1850 (1¢) bronze on black. Top margin single, tied by acid and Blood's, Despatch cds on fresh locally addressed cover, Very Fine.
Scott No. 15L13 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1419Blood & Co., 1854 (1¢) bronze on lilac. Nice margins, acid tied & tied by Company cancel in conjunction with United States 1857 3¢ dull red (tiny perf defect) tied by grid with "Philadelphia" octagon postmark at right, small cover tear at bottom, Very Fine.
Scott No. 15L14 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1420Blood & Co., envelope, 1848-60, red on white. Impressed on U.S. 3¢ envelope (No. U9), impressed on 1853, 3¢ Nesbitt entire to Elbert Kochersperger at Blood's Dispatch, indicia canceled by indistinct out of town cds, Very Fine, ex Barkhausen.
Scott No. 15LU5b Estimate $250 - 350.