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13 Selected Lots, Page 1 of 2

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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 108L5
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-12-13
Smithsonian National Postal Museum Benefit Auction
c
Sale Number 1144, Lot Number 185, 1851-56 Postal History: Carriers & LocalsMetropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5). Cut to shape slightly into design, fine early impression on glazed paper (similar to 108L1-108L3A issues), cancelled by black smudge (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), left sheet margin and other sides just touched, tied by "New-York Sep. 5" circular datestamp on "Analytical Physician's" blue corner card cover to Danby Vt., the woodcut styles of the corner card and Metropolitan stamp are quite similar, Very Fine and extremely scarce, probably Sep. 1857, the pattern of Metropolitan stamp usage and "Express to Mail" label on the last two issues indicate that the post primarily (or exclusively) delivered mail to the post office, ex Golden, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
1,300
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1229, Local and Private Posts (Metropolitan thru Pinckney)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5). Cut to shape and tied by handstamp, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11) and tied by "New-York Apr. 25" circular datestamp on cover to Washington D.C., some soiling and flaws at right affect 3c stamp, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
110
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-11-15
The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
og
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1632, Metropolitan Post Office thru MillsMetropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5). Original gum, h.r., cut to shape mostly clear all around, Fine, very scarce with original gum, with 1985 P.F. certificate, drastically undercatalogued in Scott

E. 200-300
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-11-15
The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1633, Metropolitan Post Office thru MillsMetropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5). Cut to shield shape as always, tied by black cancel and used with 3c Dull Red (11), margins to in, tied by "New-York Jan. 14" circular datestamp on orange cover to Poland Me., fresh and Fine, scarce usage, with 1993 P.F. certificate

700
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2003-11-15
Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities
c
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3321, Carriers and LocalsMetropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5). Cut to shield shape as always, black cancel (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red (11), mostly full margins slightly in at places, weak strike of "New-York Apr. 20, 1860 Paid" circular datestamp with blue ms. "New York" written over it, on buff cover to Little Falls, Minnesota Territory, P.F. notes light soiling on 3c stamp which is barely visible and does not detract, Very Fine, scarce and unusual usage, ex Mason, Ackerman, and Schwartz, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
525
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
ng
Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5). Unused (no gum), cut to shield shape with margins slightly in, Fine

E. 100-150
60
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1867, Local Posts (Metropolitan to Princes)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5). Cut to shape slightly into design, fine early impression on glazed paper (similar to 108L1-108L3A issues), uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to just touched, tied by "New-York Feb. 16" circular datestamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Philadelphia, scuffs along left edge, otherwise Fine and extremely scarce, probably Feb. 1858, the pattern of Metropolitan usages and "Express to Mail" label on the last two issues indicate that the post primarily (or exclusively) delivered mail to the post office

E. 750-1,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
c
Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue (108L5). Cut to shield shape as always, black cancel (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red (11), mostly full margins slightly in at places, weak strike of "New-York Apr. 20, 1860 Paid" circular datestamp with blue ms. "New York" written over it, on buff cover to Little Falls, Minnesota Territory, Very Fine, scarce and unusual usage, ex Mason, Ackerman

E. 500-750
240
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1999-11-15
The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1377, Metropolitan Post Office (New York NY) (Part II)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5). Cut to shape slightly into design, fine early impression on glazed paper (similar to 108L1-108L3A issues), cancelled by black smudge (not tied), used with 3c Dull Red (11), left sheet margin and other sides just touched, tied by "New-York Sep. 5" circular datestamp on "Analytical Physician's" blue corner card cover to Danby Vt., the woodcut styles of the corner card and Metropolitan stamp are quite similar, Very Fine and extremely scarce, probably Sep. 1857, the pattern of Metropolitan usages and "Express to Mail" label on the last two issues indicate that the post primarily (or exclusively) delivered mail to the post office

E. 750-1,000
475
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
1999-11-15
The David Golden Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 817, Lot Number 1378, Metropolitan Post Office (New York NY) (Part II)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5), Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5)Metropolitan Post Office, New York N.Y., 1c Blue on Wove (108L5). Cut to shape slightly into design, late impression on paper with very little glaze, tied by black smudge, used with 3c Dull Red (26), few perf creases, tied by "New-York Dec. 18" circular datestamp on small cover to Norwich Town, Conn., Very Fine and late usage

E. 750-1,000
600
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13 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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