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Lot 3040

[Alabama] M. & C. R. R./Wheeler, two strikes of a blue double circle datestamp, Jun 14, 1872; one partial, the other not quite complete, on a 3¢ green entire (U163) from Wheeler to Bethany, W.V.; reduced slightly at the right, F.-V.F.
Towle 502-S-10, RF V.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3041

[Connecticut] Boston, Spring. & N.Y., R.P.O., mostly clear c.d.s., Sep 24, 1885, alongside a cork-canceled straight-edged 5¢ Columbian on a cover from Meriden, Ct. to Steinschönau, Bohemia; backstamped New York (Sep 25) and Steinschönau, Oct 7; minor toning, Fine.
Towle 80-M-4.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3042

[Alaska] SEWARD & UNALASKA, R.P.O., WEST (Towle X-49-b, RF III), clear "S. S. STARR" duplex, Jul 10, 1937, ties a 3¢ Boulder Dam commemorative on a cover to Chicago, Very Fine, Ex-Wyer.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 3043

[Arizona Territory, California] YUMA & LOS ANG., AGT. (Towle 963-B-1, RF VII), mostly clear violet Jan 12 c.d.s. with an indistinct strike circular killer and a blue "Due 3" handstamp on a 3¢ green entire (U163) to New York City, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3044

[Idaho] "Ter U N R R / Oct 14th 78" (Towle 890 var.), manuscript marking on a 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Bozeman, Mont.; card is a Bill of Lading/Shipment Notification from E.G. Maclay & Co. with printed dateline, "Terminus U. N. R. R.", shipping 10244 pounds of Merchandise by Amiott(?) Bull Train., Very Fine. An unlisted marking of the Utah Northern Railroad, the terminus being Franklin, Idaho., .
Suggested Bid $90


On April 30, 1878 the Utah Northern Railroad was reorganized as the Utah & Northern Railway Co. The E.G. Maclay Co. was apparently using up their supply of cards with old railroad name.

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Lot 3045

[Missouri] CENTENNIAL PARADE R.P.O., ST.LOUIS, MO. (Towle 831-E-4, RF VII), Very Fine Oct 7 oval duplex in black ties a 2¢ carmine (332) on a locally addressed cover; includes the original letter, in part, "I wanted you to have a Centennial Parade post-mark so am going to try to mail this on the route"; neatly trimmed a bit at both ends (top flap sealed); small tear at the left, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3046

[Missouri] EXPOSITION R.P.O., ST. LOUIS, MO., bold duplex handstamp, Sep 27, 1904, ties a 1¢ Louisiana Purchase (323) on an multicolor Exposition Postcard with an Exposition Station machine cancel of the same date at the lower left; to Mobile, Ala. with a receiving postmark on Sep 29; card pictures the Palace of Mines & Metallurgy; stamp slightly damaged where perforations extend beyond the card's edge at the right and card neatly reduced a bit at the left, Fine and scarce.
Towle 831-E-1, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 3047

[Missouri] S. W. B. & ST.L. R.R. (Towle 807-D-1, RF VI), clear Jan 11 c.d.s. with a target canceled 3¢ green (158) on a cover to Liberty P.O., Pa; reduced just a tad at the right, Very Fine, Ex-Towle.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3048

[New York] RAILROAD, two clear boxed handstamps tie a 1¢ dull blue (219) on a 1¢ Columbian entire (U349) to Plymouth Union, Vt.
Towle 114-B-8, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3049

[Ohio] BRIGHTON CAR, CINCINNATI, O., TR.6, Very Fine Streetcar "RMS" duplex, Aug 23, 1918, ties a 2¢ rose (499) on a postcard to Wasau, Wis.; card pictures the University of Cincinnati campus, Very Fine.
Towle CI-1-a, RF VIII.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3050

[Vermont] ADDISON R.R. (Towle 43-A-1, RF VI), clear Dec 2 c.d.s. with a cork-canceled 3¢ green (147) on a clean mourning cover to Westmoreland, N.H.; straight-edged stamp with a corner crease, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3051

[Vermont] RUT. AND TROY, R.P.O. (Towle 44-L-2, RF VI), Very Fine Aug 27 c.d.s. duplexed with a clear MORRISON/SOUTH/OK killer ties a slightly defective 2¢ carmine (220) on a cover to Boston; small opening tears at the top repaired with tape, otherwise Very Fine. A complete impression of the killer - Towle's tracing lacks the "SOUTH" between "MORRISON" and "OK", .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3052

[West Virginia, Virginia] H.FERRY & BROCKETT, R.P.O. (Towle 273-G-1, RF III), clear "RMS" duplex, Aug 16, 1904 tied a 2¢ Shield (319) on a cover to Amhurst C.H., Va. and backstamped there on Aug 18, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 3053

1931, Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans-Arctic Submarine Expedition cover, franked with 8¢ Airmail (#C4) tied by New York GPO duplex of May 8 193[1], with additional King George V 1½d definitive tied by London F.S. Oct. 3 1931 wavy-line c.d.s.; addressed to Bergenfield, NJ, with nicely struck expedition handstamp in violet; "New York to North Pole" printed endorsement at lower left; large heavy paper "hinge" remnant on reverse noted for accuracy, Very Fine, a nice example of this early sub-polar transit attempt.
Suggested Bid $50
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