Lot 4322(New York & Erie Railroad) N-Y & Erie R.R., Jun 21, red route agent cds with matching open grid cancel on 3¢ dull red (11A), three margins, on small cover with original "Horseheads June 1853" enclosure to Chemung; 3¢ corner crease, bit of flap missing, Very Fine and scarce, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 125-C-1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Cover from Horseheads, N.Y. to Chemung located 13 miles east of Elmira on Route 1003. A branch line from Horseheads running 6 miles south to Elmira was included in the contract for the route. The letter therefore was carried a total of 19 miles between Horseheads and Chemung. On transfer to the main line the Route Agent struck his date stamp for June 21st.
Lot 4323(New York & Erie Railroad) N.Y. & Erie R.Road, two covers with strikes of route agent in red and black, comprising 1848 red strike with matching "5" rating h.s. from New York to Honesdale Pa.; and 1851 Mar 3rd black strike with matching "5" rating h.s. from Calicoon to Deposit; latter with tear, F.-V.F. pair.
Towle No. 125-A-1 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 4324(New York & Erie Railroad) New York & Erie R.R., Apr 16, red cds on with matching "Paid" straightline and perfect "5" rating handstamp cancels 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to in at bottom including portion of adjacent stamp at top, on blue folded letter from New York City to Binghamton N.Y.; 5¢ vertical crease ending in tear, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 125-B-1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Carried on Route 815, the 200 miles from Piermont to Binghamton to be struck with the Route Agent's date stamp.
Lot 4325(New York & Erie Railroad) New York & Erie R.R., Jun 7, bold strike on 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire addressed to "Office of Allegheny Valley RR Co., Pittsburgh, Pa.", Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 125-B-2 Estimate $100 - 150.
Carried on Route 1001, probably to Dunkirk for routing to Pittsburgh via Erie.
Lot 4326(New York & Harlem Railroad) Harlem R.R. N.Y., Feb 19, route agent cds and matching "5" rating on buff cover docketed "Pawling, Feb 18, 1855" on reverse to Washington Hollow, N.Y., Very Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 108-B-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Put onto Route 1003 at Pawling and carried 13 miles north to Dover Plains for 12 miles west to Washington Hollow.
Lot 4327(New York & Harlem Railroad) Harlem R.R. N. Y., Apr 15, red route agent cds and matching "5" rating handstamp on orange cover to New Haven, Ct., Very Fine.
Towle No. 108-B-1 Estimate $150 - 200.
Transferred from Route 810 at Williams Bridge to the New York & New Haven Rail Road running Route 710.
Lot 4328(New York & Harlem Railroad) N. York & Harlem R.R., Oct 20, bold red route agent's cds and matching circular grid cancel 3¢ dull red (11A), large margins to clear, small corner defect at top right, on cover to New Haven, Conn., a Very Fine use, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 108-A-1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Envelope put onto Route 1003 for transfer at Williams Bridge to Route 710 for New Haven on October 20th circa 1855.
Lot 4329(New York & New Haven Railroad) N. York & N. Haven R.R., Jun. 24, reddish brown cds with matching circular grid cancel ties along with manuscript 5¢ red brown (1), large to full margins, on orange cover to Wilton Ct., Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 70-D-1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
A SCARCE 1847 ISSUE USE WITH THE NEW YORK & NEW HAVEN R.R. ROUTE AGENT CDS.
Cover put onto Route 710 and carried to Norwalk for the 6 mile post road north to Wilton.
Lot 4330(New York & New Haven Railroad) N. York & N. Haven R.R., Aug 26, route agent cds ties 1¢ blue (9) four margins, on 1854 New York City printed circular for "Caloric Air Furnace" to New Britain, Ct., Very Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 70-D-1 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 4331(New York & New Haven Railroad) N. York & N. Haven R.R., Jun 9, red route agent cds with matching red circular grid cancel on 3¢ dull red (11A), faulty at right, on orange buff cover to Vernon, Conn., 1852 docketing at left; some wrinkling and part of left flap missing, a Very Fine strike, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 70-D-1 Estimate $150 - 200.