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733615
U.S. New York CITY Stampless Cover Collection 1822-1856: Collection of 41 1822-1856 stampless folded letters, WITH CONTENTS, from New York City to a wide range of destinations. Majority with business contents (8 on printed forms) plus a few with interesting personal contents. Wide variety of red and black datestamps (one CDS with no date!) and postmarks. Rates and markings include 3 Cts, Paid 3 Cts, 5 Cts, and one 10 cent rate to Indiana, curved PAID handstamps, etc. Manuscript rate markings include up to 12, 18, and 20 cents. Strikes range from poor to VF and the covers/letters themselves are nearly all F-VF or VF. Collecting the postal history of New York City can be an extremely interesting pursuit! Overall a very nice and varied selection of early 19th century postal history at LESS THAN $3 EACH! Shipping cost is additional for this item.

119.00

733616
U.S. New York STATE Stampless Cover Collection 1833-1856: Collection of 57 1833-1856 stampless covers; a few are envelopes, but most are folded letters (virtually all the folded letters have their contents). Enormous range of mostly different originating towns, including many smaller towns. Just as a sample, I observed Albion, Batavia, Belfast, Campbelltown, Carthage, Catskill, Ellicottville, Herkimer, Hudson, Lyons, Naples, Ogdensburg, Penn Yan, Troy (oval), Utica (oval), Walton, etc. A wide range of rates and markings including PAID, FREE, etc. Mostly business contents, but also a couple of lengthy personal letters. Strikes range from poor to VF. A few covers have condition problems or aging, but vast majority are F-VF or VF. Collecting the postal history of New York State is a very rich subject and can be an extremely interesting pursuit! A very nice and varied selection of early 19th century postal history at LESS THAN $4 EACH! Shipping cost is additional for this item.

219.00

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