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WASHINGTON DC 1847 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO FAMED COPPERSMITHS JOSEPH OAT & SON, PHILADELPHIA - POSTAL-HISTORY WASHINGTON DC 1847 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO FAMED COPPERSMITHS JOSEPH OAT & SON, PHILADELPHIA

Full postmark and red numeral 5 rate mark on this stampless folded letter from D. B. Clarke to Philadelphia. No content in letter.

Joseph Oat & Son, coppersmiths, No. 12 Quarry Street Philadelphia made to order on the most approved principle, and of the best materials, all kinds of copper work, for locomotive and stationery engines, sugar houses on the old or vacuum plan, distilleries, manufactories, soda water apparatus, and generally every description of copper work; also sheet iron sugar moulds of all sizes. One of the leading coppersmiths of the time.

$40.00
WASHINGTON DC 1906 SPECIAL DELIVERY COVER. SUPER POSTAL MARKINGS.

If you collect postal markings, special delivery or just very interesting covers...this lot is for you. Absolutely super postal history item. This 1906 Boston cover was sent special delivery from Washington DC to Boston MA. On the face it has these postal markings: large double-line box with No Letter; fee claimed by office of first address; and the best feature -- a fee paid Boston time clock receiver mark with the Boston capital building as the hour hand of the clock! Check it out in the lower left corner of the cover. The December 31, 1906 appears to be a receiver from the insurance company addressee. The back features a Boston and Providence Railroad Post Office partial postmark. As you see from the scan, the cover has damage at the upper left corner and a small hole just below that. Cover shows normal wear for a cover of this early vintage. Nice E-6 special delivery stamp along with postal stationery of the time

$10.00
postal+history WASHINGTON DC 5cts BLACK POSTMARK ON STEAMER COVER TO DERBY CONNECTICUT

Circa 1850 Washington DC 5cts black postmark on this cover to Mr. Sanford, Derby, Connecticut.  Note manuscript steamer designation at top.

$30.00
postal+history WASHINGTON DC 5cts FULL RED POSTMARK ON COVER TO HENRY HOLMOUTH, PHILADELPHIA

Circa 1850 Washington DC 5cts red postmark on this cover to Henry Helmouth, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Helmouth was known in Philadelphia and involved with local politics, including events leading to Philadelphia Act of Consolidation (1854), and the affairs of the University of Pennsylvania. He may have been a son of the renowned German-American Lutheran minister Justus Christian Henry Helmouth.  Wax seal features a running fox. Clean cover.

$30.00
Mother's Day First Day Cover Scott's Catalog #737 WASHINGTON DC MOTHERS' DAY FIRST DAY COVER WITH IOOR CACHET. SCOTT 737

Lightly addressed by rubber stamp. This is 11x10.5 issue.  Nice red and green Ioor cachet.  Note light toning along bottom of envelope

WE HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL NUMBER OF FIRST DAY COVERS -- REGULAR ISSUES, AIRMAILS, SPECIAL DELIVERIES, COMMEMORATIVES -- RANGING FROM EARLY TO RECENT. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR YOUR FIRST DAY COVER NEEDS.

$9.00
WASHINGTON DC POST OFFICE 1902 REGISTRY RETURN RECEIPT - POSTAL-HISTORY WASHINGTON DC POST OFFICE 1902 REGISTRY RETURN RECEIPT

Sent to US Civil Service Commission in Washington with a return to New Jersey.

$20.00
westborough-maine-1853-property-deed-john-bowdoin-to-george-came WATERBOROUGH MAINE 1953 PROPERTY DEED - JOHN BOWDOIN TO GEORGE CAME

Good condition.  Typical deed of the day listing property lines as running from the bridge southwesterly to the brook, etc..  Signatures include John Bowdoin, George Came, Sarah Came (wife), John Roberts (witness), Lincoln Shaw (Justice of the Peace), S. C. Adams (register).

$15.00
postal+history WATERBURY CONNECTICUT STAMPLESS LADIES COVER TO CAROLINE WILSON WOLCOTTVILLE CONNECTICUT

Light, but full postmark. Red numeral 5 rate.

$10.00
WATERLOO NEW YORK 1896 COVER TO SHORTSVILLE NY WITH "MISSENT" MARK - POSTAL-HISTORY WATERLOO NEW YORK TO SHORTSVILLE NY 1896 COVER WITH MISSENT MARK

Interesting cover. Has September 28 Waterloo postmark next to stamp. Arrived at Shortsville the same day and was marked missent and returned. At center top of cover is a Waterloo receiver postmark for September 29.  Nice fast turnaround. Stamp is damaged. Missent mark and postmarks constitute the value.

$10.00
webster.connecticut.1845.stampless.folded.letter.to.norwich WEBSTER MASSACHUSETTS 1845 (EARLIEST KNOWN USE?) STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO CARROLL & CROSBY NORWICH CONNECTICUT

Earliest ASCC date for this postmark is 1846. This letter is clearly dated 1845 in two places. Possibly earliest known use. Note from J. H. Perry & Co., requesting 3lbs of blue vitriol "and be particular to have it come up on Thursday next". Carroll & Crosby dealt in artist supplies, but being located in a small city, also provided services as a druggist.

$50.00

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