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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 653, Local Posts: D.O. Blood & Co.Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Large margins at top and bottom, barely in at upper right, cancelled by penstrokes on small cover to Wilmington Del., blurry strike of blue Wilmington circular datestamp on back, Very Fine, this bicolored stamp is very scarce on cover and is usually uncancelled

1,750
850
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 980, Lot Number 2991, Local and Private PostsBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Large margins to barely in, tied by penstrokes at top on blue folded cover to Montgomery Ala., ms. "10" rate and ms. "R & P Rail(?)" postmark (railroad?), light vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, scarce usage

1,250
350
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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 1093, Local and Private Posts (Bicycle Mail Route thru Blood)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Cancelled by small grid, blue "Philada. Pa. 5 Mar. 23" integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to Rahway N.J., cover with few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, the Blue & Black "For the Post Office" stamp is scarce on cover and almost always uncancelled, Scott Retail $1,000.00 for a cover with uncancelled stamp

E. 500-750
1,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1090, Martin Richardson BloodBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Vertical pair, original gum, ample margins to just clear at lower right, tiny gum toned spot, otherwise Very Fine, the Blue & Black "For the Post Office" bicolored stamp (with "Blood's" background print) is extremely scarce in any form, and this is the only unused multiple we have encountered (and the only multiple recorded by Richardson), ex Schwartz

1,300
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1091, Martin Richardson BloodBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Large margins to just touched along bottom, uncancelled and used on greenish Jul. 2, 1848 folded letter from Stuttgart, Germany, to New Braunfels, Texas, carried outside the mails to Philadelphia where carried by Blood's to the post office, blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Sep. 23" integral-rate circular datestamp re-rated "10" cents to Texas, file fold, Very Fine, an extraordinary use of the scarce Blue & Black "For the Post Office" stamp on bootlegged transatlantic mail from Germany to Texas, ex Hollowbush

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1092, Martin Richardson BloodBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Large margins to just touching, uncancelled and used on 1848 folded letter to Rahway N.J., blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts. Aug. 15" integral-rate circular datestamp, Very Fine, the Blue & Black "For the Post Office" stamp is scarce on cover and almost always uncancelled

1,000
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1093, Martin Richardson BloodBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Large margins to slightly in at upper left, uncancelled but tied by file fold on 1848 folded letter to Clearfield Pa., blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Sep. 4" integral-rate circular datestamp, wax seal torn away at top and stamp creased, otherwise Fine, scarce

1,000
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1094, Martin Richardson BloodBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Mostly ample margins to just barely touching frameline, acid cancelled and additionally tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5 Jan. 21" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Orwigsburgh Pa., Blood's blue advertising label on back, Very Fine, the Blue & Black "For the Post Office" stamps were almost always left uncancelled, this is a rare example of the acid cancel introduced in 1849 used on the bicolored issue (and tied by the Philadelphia datestamp as well), ex Gibson and Schwartz, Scott Retail for example tied by handstamp

1,250
900
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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
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1306, D. O. Blood & Co.Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Original gum, h.r., large margins to clear, deep rich color, faint creases and small toned spot, otherwise Very Fine and scarce

350
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
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Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1307, D. O. Blood & Co.Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (unstated value) Black & Blue (15L10). Large margins to barely in, tied by penstrokes at top on blue folded cover to Montgomery Ala., ms. "10" rating and also ms. railroad pmk., light vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, scarce usage

1,250
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21 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 3


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