Lot 1327City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish, bright and fresh with large margins, just tied by red octagonal "FREE" handstamp on local 1842 folded letter, postmarked clear matching "City Despatch Post, N.Y, 15 Jun, 9 O'Clock." double-line cds, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 40L1 $2,500.
A CHOICE ON COVER USAGE OF THE 1842 3¢ CITY DESPATCH POST ISSUE.
Lot 1328City Despatch Post, 1847, 2¢ black on green, large to huge margins, tied by red framed "Free" handstamp on folded printed "Prices Current, Canadian Products, Glasgow, 2nd Feby. 1847" circular sent from Glasgow, Scotland to New York outside the mails, with second handstamp strike and matching "P.O. City Despatch Post, March 25, 4 O'Clock" cds, docketed "Glasgow, Dec 31st, 1846", Very Fine and choice, ex-Hall; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 40L2 Estimate $500 - 750.
AN EXCEPTIONAL USAGE OF THE 2¢ CITY DESPATCH POST ON GREEN ISSUE USED ON TRANSATLANTIC MAIL POSTED IN NEW YORK DURING THE CUMMINGS AND WRIGHT PERIOD.
Lot 1329City Despatch Post, 1847-50, 2¢ black on green, large margins, cancelled by neat octagonal boxed "Free" handstamp on locally addressed New York cover, faint red "City Despatch Post" cds at right, F.-V.F.; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 40L4 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 1330City Despatch Post, 1847-50, 2¢ black on grayish, position 42, ample to mostly large margins, faint toning from gum, canceled by red "Paid" handstamp on local folded letter sheet, with additional strike and matching "Cole's City Despatch P.O., Jul 22" cds, Very Fine, ex-Chapman, Caspary, Middendorf & Kuphal; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 40L5 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2¢ CITY DESPATCH POST "CC" IN GRAYISH ISSUE ON COVER IN COMBINATION WITH THE COLES DATE STAMP.
Lot 1331City Despatch, P.M., red handstamp with two bars across circle, partly readable red strike and manuscript "3" rating on March 5, 1845 folded letter from Clarksville Va. to Philadelphia street address, F.-V.F., ex-Hahn.
Estimate $300 - 400.
One of six recorded covers, including four listed by Steven M. Roth in his Penny Post article (Oct. 1993, pg. 11).
Lot 1332Dupuy & 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, stamp the illustration in the Scott catalog; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 60L1 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1333Dupuy & Schenck, 1846-48 (1¢) black on gray, full margins, just tied by by manuscript cancel on folded letter sheet to Farmington, Me., red "New-York, Jun 21, 10cts" integral rate cds at right; letter sheet missing bottom flap and restored cover hole at bottom, Very Fine appearance, still a very scarce tied on cover usage; with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 60L2 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1334Eagle City Post, 1848 (2¢) black, cut to shape, manuscript canceled on cover to Roanoke Bridge, Va., with red "Eagle City Post, Adams Express, 80 Chestnut Street" circular handstamp alongside, blue "Philada., Pa., 5 cts, Mar 27" cds; cover edge wear including a couple small nicks, F.-V.F., ex-Giesler; with 1960 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 61L2; $1,000 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1335Floyd's Penny Post, 1860 (1¢) blue, large to huge margins, neatly tied by "Floyd's, Penny Post, Chicago" oval handstamp on cover locally addressed to the principal and teachers of the Ogden School, with original printed invitation datedlined "Chicago, Feby 1861", Extremely Fine, an exceptional Floyd's Penny Post usage sent to the principle of the Ogden School, John Kimball, who later took over Floyd's Penny Post in 1862; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 68L1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1336Glen Haven Daily Mail, 1854-58, 1¢ black on dark green, margins clear to just slightly in, affixed to small ladies cover to Varna, N.Y., in combination with 1851, 3¢ dull red, type II (11A) tied by neat "Homer, N.Y., Feb 13" cds, Extremely Fine, an extremely rare usage with only six on cover usages known, illustrated in Patton, Scott cat. $6,250 for uncancelled on cover with #26; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 71L1 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
ONE OF FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE GLEN HAVEN DAILY MAIL BLACK ON DARK GREEN STAMP ON COVER MAIL FROM HOMER, N.Y.