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Sale 99: The December Sale

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Eastern Express Covers

Lots 253-262 Lots 263-264

Lot 253    

Cheney & Co. Express, Boston, red circular imprint on ca. 1856 cover to Stafford, N.H., pencil "Paid 12½ by H & F" rating and "Note ordered" docketing, Very Fine, a very rare imprint similar to the gold on black Boston express label.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 254    

Fiske & Rice Express, black on vermilion illustrated locomotive label, affixed on 1852 folded letter to New York datelined "Montreal (Canada) November 9th, 1852", with additional red "Pullen Virgill & Co. Express, 10 Wall St." oval handstamp; file fold through label, otherwise Very Fine, a rare combination express usage from Canada, with Costales' pencil note on reverse; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 255    

Gay & Co's, New York, Boston & Eastern Express (Forwarded By), black on gray green label on folded letter to New York, enclosure datelined "Boston, 14th Sept, 1847"; trivial label flaws, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $200

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Lot 256    

Gay & Co's, New York, Boston & Eastern Express (Forwarded By), black on light amber label affixed to 1847 folded letter to New York, enclosure datelined "Boston, Sept 17th, 1847", Very Fine and choice.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 257    

Gay, Kinsley & Co. Express, group of 11 items; includes three 1847-48 Gay & Co. folded letters, one with manuscript endorsement and two with red New York oval handstamp, four Gay, Kinsley & Co. Express folded letters with three with red New York oval handstamp, another with black Philadelphia oval, and four Kinsley & Co. covers, three with different handstamps and other with manuscript endorsement on 1863 soldier's letter, also a black on blue Gay, Kinsley & Co. express label with "Gay" cut out, generally Fine or better.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 258    

Jerome & Co.'s Express. No. 8 Court St., Boston, red boxed handstamp with matching red "Paid" boxed handstamp at left on datelined Sept 21, 1844 folded letter from Bangor Me. to Boston Mass., endorsed "Jeromes Express Mail" and "251.50 enclosed", letter requests acknowledgment by Jerome's Express mail when draft shall be paid, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 259    

Kinsley's Express, Boston, Mass., Jan 11, 1869, blue circular date stamp on 1864, 3¢ pink entire to South Dighton, Mass., canceled by blue "George & Co.'s Boston & Lawrence Express" octagon handstamp; couple small edge tears, F.-V.F., a scarce combination usage (no photo).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 260    

Pullen & Co. Express, black on green illustrated steamboat label, affixed on folded letter to New York datelined "Troy, Apl 23, 1846", with additional express endorsement and "4/-" (bit) rating, "$490" money package notation, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 261    

Pullen & Copp's Express, From New York (Forwarded By), sharp red oval handstamp on folded letter to Albany City, with manuscript "Paid" notation, letter datelined "New York Feb 24th, 1843", Very Fine, a choice and very rare express handstamp.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Pullen & Copp, about 1842-43 started a New York, Albany and North via Troy express. About 1845 it became Pullen & Co., with Copp selling out to E. L. Stone.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 262    

Pullen, Virgil & Co. Express, red imprint and cameo corner card on collection envelope from New York to Saratoga Springs, with original bill head enclosure; few small sealed cover tears at top, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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