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Selection of Classic British North America and United States Postal History from the Joseph Hackmey Collection
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  • Lot# : 99 Carriers Stamps Covers

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    Catalog# : 1LB5
    Baltimore Md, 1LB5, 1850-55 1c Red, with 1851 3c Brownish carmine top margin single (Scott 11 var.) tied by black grid and Baltimore Mar 3 cds to folded letter sheet addressed to Philadelphia, carrier stamps margins to just touching, 3c in at sides and creased by vertical file fold, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely scarce combination cover; ex-Worthington, Caspary, Golden, Hackmey; 2000 PF certificate
    Start Price : 1,600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,600.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 USD

    Lot# : 100 Carriers Stamps Covers

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    Catalog# : 4LB11
    Honour's City Express, Charleston SC, 4LB11, 1851-58 2c Black on bluish, tied with 1851 3c Dull red (Scott 11) on envelope addressed to Effingham SC by blue CHARLESTON S.C. PAID OCT 19 cds, some minor edge wear, otherwise Very Fine and choice; only 14 covers franked with this Honour's Express issue and one of only six recorded in a combination franking with the 1851 3c and on only three of these does the Charleston cancel tie the "penny Post" issue; ex-Hackmey; 2000 PF certificate
    Start Price : 4,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 4,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 101 Carriers Stamps Covers

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    Catalog# : 4LB15 var
    Kingman's City Post, Charleston SC, 4LB15 var., 1851-58 2c Black on bluish, "Kingman's" erased, top left corner margin single tied to envelope addressed to Charleston SC by manuscript cancel that appears to be the initial "M" (possibly Joseph G. Martin), added 1851 3c Claret (Scott 11 var) tied by blue RALEIGH N.C. JU 22 1857 cds (July or June), envelope with detailed street address in another handwriting presumably applied at Charleston, part of two backflaps missing, small ink spots at top, otherwise Very Fine; the only recorded example of the "Kingsman's" erasure on the four-line stamp; ex-Caspary, Hessel, Boker, Golden, "D.K.", Hackmey; 1975 and 2000 PF certificates
    Start Price : 4,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 4,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 103 Local and Private Posts

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    Catalog# : 15L17
    Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia, Pa, 15L17, 1848 (2c) Bronze on black, with 1847 5c Red brown (Scott 1) tied on folded letter sheet addressed to Washington DC by light blue PHILADA. PA. 5 JAN 10 integral-rate cds (1849 docketing), local with margins to slightly in, 5c ample to large margins, light aging along a file fold clear of stamps, Very Fine and especially rare because the Blood's stamp is frequently seen with a disfiguring acid cancel and is rarely tied by a date stamp, ex-Rust, Hill, Hackmey; 2005 PF certificate
    Start Price : 1,600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,600.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 104 Local and Private Posts

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    Catalog# : 36L1
    G. Carter's Despatch, Philadelphia, Pa, 36L1, 1849 (2c) Black, along with 1847 5c Red brown (Scott 1) on a folded letter sheet with 1850 docketing addressed to NY City, local with pen cancel, 5c tied by blue circular grid with an accompanying PHILADA. PA SEP 4 5cts cds, local irregular margins but including bit of adjacent stamp at left, 5c ample to large margins, cover couple vertical file folds not affecting stamps, Very Fine and extremely rare combination franking; ex-Gibson, Hackmey; 2000 PF certificate
    Start Price : 4,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 4,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 105 Local and Private Posts

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    Catalog# : 71L3
    Glen Haven Daily Mail, Glen Haven N.Y., 71L3, 1854 1c Black on green, with 1851 3c Dull red (Scott 11) tied to envelope addressed to "Whitestone Long Island NY" by SCOTT N.Y. FEB 18 cds, J. C. Jackson M.D. blue woodcut corner card envelope, local well margined but just in at right, 3c clear to full margins, envelope slightly reduced at left into cc, small faint water stain an bottom, a Fine and a scarce use especially with the local issue tied,; ex-Hackmey; 1996 PF certificate
    Start Price : 800.00 USD
    Current Opening : 800.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 106 Local and Private Posts

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    Catalog# : 106L1
    Messenkope's Union Square Post Office, New York NY, 106L1, 1851 (1c) Blue on green, with 1851 3c Dull red (Scott 11) tied on envelope addressed to Homer NY by NEW YORK OCT 27 cds, local well balanced margins and corner crease lower left, 3c clear to ample margins, backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine and choice combination, ex-Boker, Hackmey; 1992 PF certificate
    Start Price : 800.00 USD
    Current Opening : 800.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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