Lot 275Hussey's Post, 1862, 1¢ blue, margins full to slightly in at top, small pre-use tear, tied by "Hussey 50 Wm. St., 1ct Paid, Sep 24" cds on 1862 Fire Insurance printed circular, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 87L14 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 276Hussey's Post, 1873, 2¢ black, tied by blue "Hussey's Post, Paid" handstamp on locally addressed and forwarded cover; stamp defective with corner added, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 87L51; $500 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 277Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) red, clear to mostly large margins, tied by grid handstamp on buff cover to Boston, Mass., "New York, 5 cts., Nov 8" integral rate cds and manuscript "1852" year docketing at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 136L4; $600 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 278Teese & Co. Penny Post, 1852 (1¢) blue on bluish, slight crease, acid tied on locally addressed Philadelphia cover on Spring Garden St., with ""Blood's Despatch, Jun 20"" cds at right, docketed "June 20th, 1854" at bottom, Very Fine, one of at least two known usages of the Teese & Co. adhesive accepted by Blood's.
Scott No. 137L1 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 279Union Square Post Office, 1852, 1¢ black on light apple green, margins to in at top, light pencil cancel and tied by "New York, 1ct., Jan 19" cds on local cover addressed to a box at the Post Office, Very Fine, an attractive and rare local and drop rate combination, ex-Emerson & Hall.
Scott No. 141L2 Estimate $250 - 350.