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This is a net price sale of the James P. Myerson collection of 1861-1868 Issue postal history. It is a joint offering by Richard Frajola and Suburban Stamp Incorporated. All items are offered subject unsold. 
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(Dead Letter Office) cover with 3c rose (#65, perf faults, ink stain) tied by bold star fancy cancel (Skinner-Eno #ST-O9), matching "Fort Wayne Ind Jan 11 1865" origin postmark, addressed to Philadelphia with their oval Advertised Phila Post Office Jan 14 1865 oval, script Not Called For No Such Person Can Be Found handstamp on reverse, Dead Phila Post Office Feb 18 1865 backstamp and blue U.S. D.L.O. double circle Dead Letter Office datestamp, original letter that had enclosed a draft, extremely fine Indiana


(Dead Letter Office) cover with manuscript Steven's Landing Mich origin postmark, 3c rose (#65) with pen cancel, addressed to New York City, Cannot Be Found handstamp, partially clear New York Advertised April 7 1865 oval datestamp, "New York May 11" backstamp, magenta U.S. D.L.O. May 10 1865 datestamps and filing initial, cover opened roughly at left, very fine usage Michigan $150

(Dead letter Office), cover with 3c rose (#65, faulty) tied by New York duplex postmark, addressed to Houston, New York, their duplex backstamp, blue U.S. D.L.O. Feb 19 1865 blue double circle datestamp and filing initial, cover edge tear $100

Forwarded handstamp of Allentown, Pennsylvania on cover with 3c rose (#65) tied by "Clearfield Pa" origin postmark, Allentown postmark and blue "Easton Pa" postmark for additional forwarding to Williamsport, attractive twice forwarded usage $100

Richard Frajola (March, 2002)