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Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 Gregory, Fred. Explore early Hawaii history and postal history with Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 — a boxed set of three hardcover volumes. Generous color illustrations and clear, compelling copy on 1,233 golden-edge pages bring the era to life, making each volume entertaining to read. You’ll also gain a broad understanding of the pioneer stampless covers to or from fur and sandalwood traders, whalers and missionaries, the use of Hawaii and United States postage stamps on Hawaii mail and the postage rates and markings to 1870. Maps and cover illustrations detail the ocean and transcontinental routes Hawaii mail traveled with other mail to and from the Pacific Basin. A comprehensive 1800-70 list of vessels going between Hawaii and the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia is included as an appendix, making this an invaluable resource for determining authenticity on postal history of the period. . [Item #500918]

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PACKET SHIP ATLANTIC / ABRAHAM BELL & CO OWNERS / No 33 PINE ST NEW YORK sharp strike of red three-line name-of-boat handstamp on flap of Mar. 8th 1830 folded letter from Blacknow, Ireland to New York N.Y., New York red "6" cent due rating; some letter bleed on front, Fine and rare. ex-Hahn. [Item #016315]

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ABRAHAM BELL & CO. "PACKET SHIP ATLANTIC" HANDSTAMP. This letter was handled by Abraham Bell & Co. who did a good deal of business in Ireland.

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PER BELFAST & NEW YORK PACKET / SHIP SARAH SHEAFE / ABRM BELL & CO OWNERS / NO 30 PINE STREET NEW YORK red four-line handstamp struck on back of Feb. 12th 1836 folded letter from Ballyrobin, Ireland to Lynchburg Va., red "New-York Ship Apr. 21" cds and manuscript "27" rating for 25¢ postage plus 2¢ ship fee; wear and tears but handstamp is unaffected and a Very Fine strike. ex-Hahn. [Item #016317]

THE ONLY RECORDED ABRAHAM BELL & CO. "PER BELFAST & NEW YORK PACKET SHIP SARAH SHEAFE" HANDSTAMP. This letter was handled by Abraham Bell & Co. who did a good deal of business in Ireland. The "Sarah Sheafe" was a copper-clad American sailing ship that was basically an immigrant ship rather than a mail ship.

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Rail. Road (Towle #114-B-6) sharp strike of semi-circle with arc below and blue manuscript "12" cent due rating on Feb. 28, 1840 folded letter from Utica to Albany N.Y., Very Fine and choice. Remele R4-F, Rarity VII. [Item #016124]

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Rail. Road (Towle #114-B-6) sharp strike of semi-circle with arc below on folded letter datelined "Amsterdam July 25 1841" to New York N.Y., matching red "Albany N.Y. Jul 31" cds and "18¾" due rating; Very Fine. Remele R4-F, Rarity VII. [Item #016125]

Letter mentions "The Mohamk is but a few steps from my boarding house and the canal but a short distance beyond…" Amsterdam was about 15 miles NW of Schenectady.

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1841 (Dec. 27) New Orleans La. to London, England via New York and Boston datelined folded letter with blue "New Orleans La. Dec 27" cds and manuscript "25" rating to New York forwarder, privately to Boston where red "Forwd By T.W. Ward Boston" forwarders oval and matching "PR. COLUMBIA." straightline at bottom left, carried by Cunard Line Columbia from Boston Jan. 1st to Liverpool arriving Jan. 15th, London (1.16) arrival backstamp and manuscript "1/-" one shilling packet rating; letter bleed, Fine. ex-Blake, Hahn. [Item #016316]

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BALTIMORE R.R. (Towle #239-C-1) red straightline postmark, matching "5" in circle cancel ties 5c brown (1) on light blue cover to New York City; Fine and scarce. [Item #016036]

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BALTIMORE R.R. (Towle #239-C-1) red straightline postmark, matching "5" in circle cancel ties 5c red brown (1) on blue folded cover to New York City; 5c creased from file folds; Fine and scarce. [Item #016039]

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"SoCa. R.R., June 10" (Towle #336-A-1) manuscript postmark with matching cross-hatch canceling 5c brown (1), cut in, on cover to Bordeaux, S.C., Fine and rare use. [Item #016043]

One of only two recorded South Carolina R.R. uses with the 1847 Issue.

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Little Miami R.R., Jun 10 (Towle #561-D-1) red cds with matching "5" rating handstamp on folded letter from Cincinnati to Columbus Oh., Fine and scarce. Rarity VII. [Item #016116]

Little Miami Railroad was an 85 mile line from Cincinnati to Ohio.

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Philada. Rail Road (Towle #240-D-1) red straightline postmark ties Bloods 1c bronze on black glazed (15L13) on cover to Schenectady N.Y., red "New-York 5cts. 28 Jun" integral due cds, Very Fine. [Item #016026]

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Northern R.R., Jan 3 (Towle #24-A-2) blue cds, matching blue target cancels 5c brown (1) on blue folded letter datelined "Corncord Jany 3 1850" to St. Johnsbury Vt.; file fold creases 5c, Fine and scarce 1847 Issue railroad use. with 1981 P.F. certificate. [Item #016034]

Interesting letter with railroad content requesting recommendation of a man proposed to be President of the Concord and Claremont Railroad.

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Boston & Albany R.R., Jan 24 (Towle #53-B-1) clear strike of red cds, matching red circular grid cancel ties 5c brown (1) on light blue folded letter datelined "Springfield Jany 23 1850" to Ware Mass., Very Fine and scarce. [Item #016041]

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Eastern R.R., Feb 9 (Towle #4-A-1) sharp strike of blue cds on blue folded letter datelined "Boston Feb 15. 1850" to Boston Mass. bearing four margined 5c red brown (1), pen cancel, docketed "5 Paid" at upper right, Very Fine. with 1986 P.F. certificate. [Item #016032]

Letter with interesting railroad content as addressed has been rolling rocks on turnpike, told to stop, "Directors will not allow you to put a single rock on the turnpike even to remain there one minute".

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Madison & Indpls R.R. Aug 10 (Towle #654-B-2) red 32mm cds, matching two strikes of red circular grid cancel tie 5c red brown (1), clear to large margins, on 1850 folded letter from Madison Ind. to Indianapolis Ind.; file fold through 5c, Fine. [Item #016029]

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Phila. & Cola. R.R. Feb 1 (Towle #203-A-1) blue cds ties 3c dull red (11A), mostly large margins, on circa 1852 buff cover to Academia Pa., Very Fine. Rarity VIII. [Item #016024]

This was a 70 miles line from Philadelphia to Lancaster.

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Phila. & Cola. R.R. Sep 6 (Towle #203-A-1) blue cds and matching "5" rating handstamp to Lewistown Pa.; light stain, Fine and scarce. Rarity VIII. [Item #016025]

This was a 70 miles line from Philadelphia to Lancaster.

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Cleveland & Erie R.R., Jul 28 (Towle #115-F-1) clear strike of cds ties 3c dull red (11A), four margins, on buff cover to Buffalo N.Y., original 1853 letter; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine. [Item #016141]

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Richmond & Danville R.R. Nov 12 (Towle #310-A-1) clear strike of blue cds cancels 3c red (U4) buff Nesbitt entire to Charlotte C.H., Va., 1853 docketing; Very Fine and rare. Rarity VIII. [Item #016158]

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Sandusky & Newark R.R. Jun 2 (Towle #567-C-1) cds ties 3c dull red (11A) on buff cover to Birmingham Oh., original enclosure datelined "Plymouth June 2 1854", Fine and scarce. Rarity VII. [Item #016117]

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Sandusky & Newark R.R. Jan 13 (Towle #567-C-1) bold strike of cds cancel 3c red (U4) on buff Nesbitt entire to Middlebury Vt.; some edgewear and flap tear, a Very Fine strike. Rarity VII. [Item #016139]

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Mich. Southern R.R. Apr 20 (Towle #539-C-1) blue cds ties 3c dull red (11A) on buff cover to Wrentham Mass., Fine and scarce. Rarity VII. [Item #016153]

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Concord & Montreal R.R., May 23 (Towle #25-A-1) blue cds ties 3c dull red (11) on yellow cover to Meredith Village N.H., Very Fine. Rarity V. [Item #016179]

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Concord & Montreal R.R. (Towle #25-A-2) blue cds ties 3c dull red (11) on buff cover to Sanbornton N.H., Fine-V.F. Rarity VII. [Item #016180]

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Cata. Wmsp. & Elma. R.R. May 12 (Towle #192-B-1) sharp strike of blue cds ties 3c dull red (11A), rich color and mostly large margins, on light buff cover to Sunbury Pa., blue Washington House, Philadelphia cameo corner card, 1856 docketing at left, Very Fine and choice. Rarity VIII. [Item #016178]

An exceptionally rare example of the first Catawissa, Williamsport & Elmira Railroad cds. This strike is more complete than Towle.

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Brookfield, Housatonic R.R., Jun 23 (Towle #88-S-2A) red oval datestamp on yellow cover to Poughkeepsie N.Y. bearing pen cancelled 3c dull red (26), rounded corner, Very Fine and scarce. Rarity VII. [Item #016162]

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General Banks red white and blue potrait design with Lady Liberty and Flag design and Upham flap imprint on cover bearing 3c rose (65) tied by blue "Frederick Md Apr 24 1862" cds to Ann Getty at West Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine. ex-Richard Graham. [Item #010926]

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Boston Station, Ky. Central, Mar 31 (Towle #522-S-1a var.) sharp strike of double-circle datestamp ties 3c rose (65) on orange cover to Covington Ky., Very Fine. [Item #016164]

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Sutherland Falls, R. & B. R.R., May 20 1865 (Towle #41-S-12) oval datestamp on orange cover bearing 3c rose (65) tied by cork cancel to Chittenden Vt.; small edge flaws including reduced at left, Fine-V.F. Rarity VII. [Item #016150]

A rare example of this Rutland & Burlington Railroad station oval.

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Cumberl'nd Valley R.R., Sep 10 (Towle #209-D-1) clear strike of cds on orange cover bearing 3c rose (65) cancelled by matching five-ring target cancel to Wanesboro Pa., Very Fine. Rarity IV. [Item #016128]

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Catawissa R.R., Rupert, Oct 3 1865 (Towle #192-S-1) clear strike of cds ties 3c rose (65) on cover to Hartleton Pa.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and rare. [Item #016159]

This is the discovery copy and Towle listing example for the Catawissa, Williamsport & Erie-Williamsport & Elmira Railroad.

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F.C. & R. & B., Mail Line, Oct 9 (Towle #41-H-1) cds ties 3c rose (65) on light peach buff cover to Pittsford Vt.; reduced slightly at right , Very Fine. Rarity V. [Item #016151]

This is the Fitchburg-Chesire-Rutland & Burlington Railroad.

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F. & T. R.R. Co., Fostoria, Oct 29 (Towle #566-S-1) bold strike ties 3c rose (65) on cover to Napoleon Oh., additional strike of oval on reverse and "Fostoria O. Oct 29" cds at center; 3c slightly affected by edge placement, Very Fine and exceptionally rare. Rarity VII. [Item #016168]

THE TOWLE LISTING EXAMPLE This is the Fostoria and Indiana Railroad from Fostoria Oh. To Terminus in Findley Oh.

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N.C. Railway, Hanover Junction, Sep 13 1866 (Towle #195-S-2) clear strike of double-circle datestamp ties 3c rose (65) on orange cover to York Pa., Fine-VF and scarce. Rarity V. [Item #016163]

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P. & R. R.R. Co. / Tremont / Apr. 16 70 (Towle #186-S-1) three-line postmark ties 3c ultramarine (114) on orange cover with Tremont corner card to Pottsville Pa., Very Fine and choice. Rarity V. [Item #016023]

An exceedingly scarce railroad station agent postmark.

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OR. ALEX. R.R., Aug 11 (Towle #302-C-1) bold strike of cds with 3c green (147) on cover to Leesburg Va., 1870 docketing at left; some erosion, Fine. [Item #016136]

This is the Orange & Alexandria Railroad in Virginia.

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Woodstock + B.O. R.R. + Nov 29 1872 (Towle #274-S-2) blue double oval with matching blue cork cancel on 6c carmine (148), rich color on bright paper, on 1872 orange cover to Belfast, Prince Edward Island, reverse with "Charlottetown P.E.I. DE 5 72" arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce RPO destination. Rarity IV. [Item #016166]

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Ft. Dickson, C. & N.W. Ry., Dec 19 1872 (Towle #Unlisted) blue framed octagonal station agent handstamp used as corner card on light buff cover bearing 1c ultramarine (145) tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Ft. Dickson, Wis. Dec 19" cds to local address, original Chicago & North-Western Railway Co. letterhead enclosure; couple top edge tears affect handstamp, Fine-V.F. [Item #016149]

The only recorded example of this Chicago & North Western Railway Co.station agent datestamp.

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Sleepy Creek + B. & O. R.R. + Apr 14 1873 (Towle #274-S-17) sharp strike of blue double-oval datestamp on yellow cover bearing pen cancelled 3c green, grilled (136), well centered with large margins, addressed to Frederick Md., Very Fine. Rarity V. [Item #016173]

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L.S. & T.V. R.R. Jul 12 (Towle #568-A-1) clear strike of blue cds ties 3c green (147) on orange cover to Cleveland Oh., reverse with blue "Cleveland O., Carrier, Jul 13" cds; edge wear, Fine. Rarity V. [Item #016119]

A rare agent cds of the Lake Shore & Tuscarawas Valley Railroad.

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10c brown (Scott #150) two singles, tied by NYFM star geometric (Weiss ST-8P10) on 1873 folded letter to Buenos Aires, Argentina, red "C.Marti & Co., New-York" company oval, red "New York '8' Aug 23" exchange cds, carried by USBMSC South America from New York Aug. 23rd to Rio de Janeiro arriving Sep. 20th, then coastal steamer to Buenos Aires, blue crayon inland due rating, Extremely Fine and choice. [Item #016081]

One of only 5 recorded NYFM usages to Argentina.

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T.B. of C. & P. R.R., 2 Sep (Towle #553-B-1) cds duplexed with four-petal floral fancy cancel ties 3c green (147) on cover to Mineral Point Oh.; reduced at left, Very Fine. Rarity V. [Item #016118]

Tuscarowas Branch was part of the Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad

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K.C.R.R. * Boyd * Aug 10 1874 (Towle #522-S-unlisted) bold strike of blue oval on orange cover bearing 3c green (158), rich color, to Montpelier Vt.; two top edge tears and reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and rare. [Item #016165]

This Kentucky Central Railroad station oval of Boyd is unlisted.

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E.L. & B.S. R.R., Dec 3 (Towle #533-C-1) clear strike of blue cds duplexed with three-ring target ties 3c green (!47) on cover to Lexington Ky., 1874 docketing at left, Very Fine. Rarity V. [Item #016134]

This is the Elizabeth, Lexington and Big Sandy 182 mile line in Kentucky.

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Sir John's Run + B & O R.R. + May 29 1875 (Towle #274-S-18 var.) clear strike of oval on yellow cover bearing 3c green (158) tied by manuscript to Frederick City Md.; reduced slightly at left, Fine-V.F. [Item #016130]

An unlisted variety of this scarce West Virginia railroad oval. This variety of 274-S-18 has "+" at sides.

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Catawba, K.C. R.R., Jul 19 1875 (Towle #522-S-2 var.) blue double-oval ties 3c green (147), matching strike adjacent on cover to Maple Oh.; reduced at right, Fine and unique. [Item #016120]

A rare station agent oval of the Kentucky Central Railroad.

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Chesapeak & Ohio R.R. * Louisa * Aug 6 1875 (Towle #303-S-unlisted) bold strike of blue double-circle postmark on cover bearing 3c green (147) tied by "Chesa. & Ohio R.R., Aug 6" cds (303-D-3) to Palmyra Va.; top edge mend, Very Fine strikes. [Item #016147]

An unlisted Station Agent railroad cds.

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C. & P. R.R., Milport Station, Aug 30 1875 (Towle #554-S-6) blue octagon datestamp on orange cover bearing pen cancelled 3c green (158) to New Lisbon Oh.; roughly opened at right, Fine and rare. Rarity IV. [Item #016167]

A rare station agent octagon of the Cleveland & Pittsburg Railroad. Milport Oh.is about 80 miles south of Cleveland.

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H.Ferry & V. Br. R.R., Oct 23 (Towle #273-B-1) clear strike of cds on orange cover bearing 3c green (158) tied by matching target cancel to New York N.Y., original enclosed letter datelined "Strasburg Virg. Octo 18th 1875", Very Fine and rare railroad cds. Rarity IV. [Item #016121]

This was a 100 mile branch line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad from Harrisonburg Va. to Harpers Ferry West Va.

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D. & C. R.R. J.F. Joy. Recr., Verbank, Dec 6 1875 (Towle #111-S-4 var.) blue double-oval on cover bearing 3c green (158) cancelled by black target, addressed to Salt Point N.Y., original letter datelined "Verbank, Dec 5th / 1875"; toned at top, Fine and unique. [Item #016114]

The only recorded example of this unlisted station agent oval. Similar to 111-S-6 style.

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Buckeystown, B. & O. R.R., Jan 5 1876 (Towle #Unlisted) sharp strike of blue double-oval datestamp on 1c postal card (UX3) to Baltimore Md., datelined "Elm Tree Farm", Very Fine and choice. [Item #016155]

This Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station oval is unlisted in Towle.

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Smith's Ferry, C.R.R.R., Feb 19 1876 "Mass" (Towle #35-S-8) blue oval with manuscript "Mass" on blue cover to Albany N.Y. bearing pen cancelled 3c green (158), rich color, reverse with carrier arrival cds; opening tear, Fine-V.F. and rare. Rarity V. [Item #016161]

Smith's River was 13 miles north of Springfield Mass.

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P. G.F. & C. R.R., May 20 (Towle #20-A-1) clear strike of cds on circa 1876 yellow cover bearing 3c green (158) deep intense color, tied geometric cancel to Wolfboro N.H., Very Fine. [Item #016171]

This is the Portsmouth, Great Falls & Conway Railroad in New Hampshire, a 76 mile line later part of Eastern R.R.

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Smithton + B. & O. R.R. + Jun 17 1876 (Towle #571-S-3) bold strike ties 3c green (158) along with cork cancel on cover to Scio Oh., Very Fine. Rarity IV, ex-Towle. [Item #016172]

This was the Parkersburg Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.

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Wash. & O. R.R., Dec 16 (Towle #301-A-1) cds with matching grid cancel ties 3c green (158) on circa 1876 cover to Norristown Pa., Very Fine and scarce. Rarity V. [Item #016138]

This is the Washington & Ohio Railroad, a line 45 mile line from Alexandria to Hamilton Va.

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West Hartford, Vt. Central R.R., May 19 (Towle #24-S-2) clear strike of blue double-oval on 1c postal card (UX5) to Plainfield Vt., Very Fine and scarce. Rarity V. [Item #016175]

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P. & E.R. R.R. Co., Wayne, Pa., Jun 11 1877 (Towle #197-S-2) perfect strike of blue oval on reverse of cover bearing 3c green (158) tied by quartered cork cancel duplexed with "L'K. Hav. H'bg. Agt.Jun 11" cds (Towle 197-A-1) on cover to Dansville N.Y., original letter datelined "McElhattan, Pa., June 10th 77"; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine strike. Rarity IV. [Item #016176]

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B. & O. R.R., Liberty Grove, 12 Jun. 77 (Towle #Unlisted) partial strike of oval postmark and 3c green (158) on blue green cover to Baltimore Md., Jun. 13th arrival backstamp, original enclosure datelined "Cecil Co, 6.12.1877", soiling, Fine. [Item #016154]

This Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station oval is unlisted in Towle.

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Conn. & Pass. R.R., Norrisville, Nov 6 1877 (Towle #35-S-7) partial strike of double-oval postmark on 1c postal card (UX5) to Bradford Vt., datelined "Norrisville Vt., Nov 6th 1877", Very Fine. ex-Slawson, Rarity VI. [Item #016137]

This appears to be the Towle catalog listing example of this Vermont railroad station.

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Eakles Mill, Balto. & Ohio R.R., Apr 12 1878 (Towle #274-S-4) clear strike of blue double oval on cover bearing pen cancelled 3c green (158) to Lancaster Pa.; docketing at left, reduced at right, Very Fine and rare. ex-Towle. [Item #016157]

This Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station oval is unlisted in Towle but listed by him as 274-S-4 in his collection.

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Conn. Val. R.R. Co., So. Weathersfield, Dec 12 1878 (Towle #83-S-2) partial strike of fancy shield framed postmark on cover bearing 3c green (158) tied by pen cancel to Brooklyn N.Y., reverse with Dec. 12th receiver, Fine and rare. Rarity IV. [Item #016160]

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Elysville, B. &. O. R.R., Dec 23 1878 (Towle #274-S-39) blue double oval ties 3c green (158) on cover to Ellicott City Md., Very Fine strike. ex-Towle. [Item #016156]

This Baltimore & Ohio Railroad station oval is unlisted in Towle but listed by him as 274-S-39 in his collection.

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Grand Rapids & Ind. R.R. Co., Swan, Mar 31, 1879 (Towle #Unlisted) clear strike of blue double-circle datestamp on cover bearing 1c ultramarine (182) and 2c vermilion (183), tied by cork cancels to York Centre Ind.; reduced at left; slightly rough opening, Fine and rare. [Item #016169]

This Grand Rapids & Indiana Railroad station cds is unlisted in Towle and probably unique.

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Ban. & Bucksport Agt. Sep 18 (Towle #3-A-1) cds on circa 1879 cover bearing 3c green (158), well centered with extra large margins, tied by cork cancel to Bucksport Me., Very Fine. [Item #016170]

This is a 19 mile line on Eastern Maine Railroad between Bangor & Bucksport.

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P. C. & St. L. Ry., Sep 22 187, Brinleys Station (Towle #561-S-5) blue octagon datestamp ties 3c green (158) and additional strike adjacent on cover to rrow Smith Ill., Fine-VF and rare. Rarity VI. [Item #016174]

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Maine Central R.R., East Livermore, May 5 1880 (Towle #7-S-1) fine strike of blue double-oval datestamp duplexed with blue star cancels 3c green (158) on cover to Auburn Me.; reduced slightly at right, Fine-VF. Rarity V. [Item #016177]

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Kicking Mule (Cole #AN-11) duplexed with "Port Townsend Wash, Nov 2 1882" cds on 1c light blue entire to Valparaiso, Chili, Rothschild Shipping Merchants corner card handstamp and purple oval backstamp, unsealed flap, Very Fine. [Item #000640]

A nice example of this popular fancy cancel used to an outstanding destination.

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P.W. & B.R.R. Co., Oct 30 1885, Knowlton (Towle #272-S-unlisted) clear strike of blue oval datestamp cancels 2c red brown entire to Orrville Oh., additional ms. "X" cancel, reverse with Philadelphia Transit (10.30) cds and Orrville (10.31) arrival cds, fresh and Very Fine. [Item #016027]

This station agent marking is not listed in Towle for the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad.

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5c Indigo (Scott #216) rich color, used with Samoa, 1p Yellow Green, 2p Orange Brown, Perf 12 x 11-1/2 (11b, 13b), tied by segmented cork cancels on 1888 cover to Washington D.C., light strike of magenta "San Francisco Paid All Aug. 4" and Washington D.C. receiving backstamps, manuscript "26" in correspondence, Very Fine. [Item #016322]

A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE UNITED STATES AND SAMOA MIXED FRANKING. Odenweller Census No. 287

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North Mountain, B. & O. R.R., "Jun 2" (Towle #274-S-15) blue oval with manuscript date ties 3c rose (65) on cover to Scriba Corner, N.Y.; reduced slightly at right; 3c crease, Very Fine and exceptionally rare. Rarity VIII. [Item #016131]

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