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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 117L2, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 789, Carriers and Locals, Officoal Seal, Sanitary FairPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Large even margins all around, bright color, manuscript cancel, used on folded letter datelined from Rochester N.Y. on Aug. 15, 1844, addressed to Fulton Street in New York City, bold red "Boyd's City Express Post, Aug. 17 9 O'C" framed datestamp, some internal letter splits not affecting front or back of cover, Extremely Fine stamp, a desirable and rare use, this comes from one of the eight (at least) positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed), this state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper, the Independent Mails book reports 21 covers with the Value Incomplete stamp in the Pomeroy census, this comes from a new find and has not been listed before, Scott Retail on cover not tied

3,500
950
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 266, Pomeroys Letter ExpressPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Position 5R, large to huge margins, manuscript "WCS" cancel, used on folded letter datelined "Penn Yan Augst. 9, 1844" to New York City, sender's notation "Express" and "Contract", partly readable brownish red "Pomeroy & Co.'s Express" handstamp with parts of circle at sides and matching "Paid" straightline handstamp (both probably applied on arrival in New York City), bold red "Boyd's City Express Post, Aug. 12 9 O'C" framed datestamp, stamp has tiny pinpoints in surface

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE 21 RECORDED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY FIRST ISSUE WITH BLANK VALUE TABLET.

This stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed). This state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper. The Independent Mails book reports 21 covers with the Value Incomplete stamp in the Pomeroy census.

Sloane's notes on back (including plate position). Ex Golden. With 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 267, Pomeroys Letter ExpressPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Position 12R, ample to large margins, cancelled by "Cd.", manuscript "Paid P&Co." next to stamp, used on Aug. 14, 1844 folded letter from Geneva N.Y. to New York City street address, red "Boyd's City Express Post, Aug. 16 9 O'C" framed datestamp, file folds, one passes under stamp but does not affect it (according to certificate -- it is either a stationery fold or the stamp popped up and was not creased)

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE 21 RECORDED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY FIRST ISSUE WITH BLANK VALUE TABLET.

This stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed). This state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper. The Independent Mails book reports 21 covers with the Value Incomplete stamp in the Pomeroy census.

Ex Caspary and Hall. With 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 268, Pomeroys Letter ExpressPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Large to huge margins, beautiful bright Lemon Yellow shade, cancelled by perfectly clear red "Cd." (impression ties thru paper) on Jul. 10, 1844 folded letter from New York City to chief clerk of the New York State Bank Department at Albany, stamp has trivial pre-use corner crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE 21 RECORDED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY FIRST ISSUE WITH BLANK VALUE TABLET.

This stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed). This state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper. The Independent Mails book reports 21 covers with the Value Incomplete stamp in the Pomeroy census.

Ex Gordon N. John and Geisler. With 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-05-04
The Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito Collection of U.S. Independent Mails
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Sale Number 1124, Lot Number 269, Pomeroys Letter ExpressPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Full to large margins, slight traces of oxidation, cancelled by clear red "Cd." (impression ties thru paper) with second strike at right on Aug. 7, 1844 folded letter from Utica N.Y. to New York City street address, stamp has minor pre-use corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, this stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed), this state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper, the Independent Mails book reports 21 covers with the Value Incomplete stamp in the Pomeroy census, ex Schwartz

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1721, 1844-45 Independent MailsPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Large even margins all around, beautiful glowing shade, cancelled by red "Cd." on Sep. 24, 1844 folded letter from Buffalo to New York City, stamp with natural pre-printing horizontal paper fold near top, cover file fold clear of stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE EIGHTEEN REPORTED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY FIRST ISSUE WITH BLANK VALUE TABLET.

This stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed). This state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper.

With 2013 P.F. certificate.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2010-12-13
U.S. & C.S.A. Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1002, Lot Number 4083, Local and Private Posts - Hale thru WymanPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2). Ample to large margins, cancelled by faint red "Cd." (impression ties thru paper), used on Jul. 20, 1844 folded letter from Albany to New York City street address, ms. "Paid", red "Boyd's City Express Post, July 21 9 O'C" framed datestamp and matching "Paid/J.T.B." handstamp, repaired erosion along toned file fold (clear of stamp), small corner crease in stamp, one of 18 reported covers with the Value Incomplete stamp, ex D.K. and Gordon N. John

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1062, 1844-45 Independent Mails (Hartford Mail Route thru Wyman)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow Surface-Colored Paper, Value Incomplete (117L2). Large to huge margins, beautiful bright Lemon Yellow shade, cancelled by perfectly clear red "Cd." (impression ties thru paper) on Jul. 10, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Albany, stamp has trivial pre-use corner crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE EIGHTEEN REPORTED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY FIRST ISSUE WITH BLANK VALUE TABLET.

This stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed). This state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper. The rarity of First Issue multiples currently makes it impossible to determine if the Value Incomplete positions co-existed with normal "$1" positions on the same plate.

Ex Gordon N. John. Scott Retail for a cover with stamp tied by ms. is $5,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2003-11-14
The Gordon N. John Collection of U.S. Pre-July 1845 Stamps
c
Sale Number 868, Lot Number 2126, PomeroyPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2). Large to huge margins, beautiful bright Lemon Yellow shade, cancelled by perfectly clear red "Cd." (impression ties thru paper) on Jul. 10, 1844 folded letter from New York City to Albany, stamp has trivial pre-use corner crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE EIGHTEEN REPORTED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY FIRST ISSUE WITH BLANK VALUE TABLET.

This stamp comes from one of the positions on the plate with the value "20 for $1" incomplete ("$1" removed). This state of the plate was used only for printing stamps in Black on Yellow paper. The rarity of First Issue multiples presently makes it impossible to determine if the Value Incomplete positions co-existed with normal "$1" positions on the same plate.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2003-11-14
The Gordon N. John Collection of U.S. Pre-July 1845 Stamps
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Sale Number 868, Lot Number 2127, PomeroyPomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2), Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2)Pomeroy's Letter Express, (5c) Black on Yellow, Value Incomplete (117L2). Ample to large margins, cancelled by faint red "Cd." (impression ties thru paper), used on Jul. 20, 1844 folded letter from Albany to New York City street address, ms. "Paid", red "Boyd's City Express Post, July 21 9 O'C" framed datestamp and matching "Paid/J.T.B." handstamp, repaired erosion along toned file fold (clear of stamp), small corner crease in stamp

ONE OF EIGHTEEN REPORTED COVERS BEARING THE EXTREMELY RARE POMEROY STAMP WITH BLANK VALUE.

From the recent D.K. Collection sale

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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13 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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