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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
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Sale Number 1144, Lot Number 175, 1851-56 Postal History: Carriers & LocalsBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Margins to in, tied by acid and "Blood's Despatch May 9 4-1/2 P.M. 1856" circular datestamp and used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), large margins to just in at top left, tied by well-struck "Philadelphia Pa. May 9" circular datestamp on lady's small embossed cover to Trenton N.Y., Very Fine, ex Watt White

E. 200-300
125
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 659, Local Posts: D.O. Blood & Co.Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Vertical strip of three, ample margins to slightly in, tied by acid cancel on large enamel Valentine cover to local street address, "Blood's Despatch, Special Messenger" serrated circular handstamp, manuscript "3cts" next to strip, vertical crease and backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine, rare example of multiple paying portion of 5c special rate for same-day delivery of Valentines, ex Steinmetz and Haas (who paid $100 for this cover in 1966)

E. 400-500
300
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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 660, Local Posts: D.O. Blood & Co.Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Two, ample margins to barely in, tied by acid cancels, "Blood's Despatch, Special Messenger" serrated circle handstamp and "Blood's Despatch Feb. 14, 10-1/2 A.M. 1856" circular datestamp on large embossed Valentine cover to local street address, manuscript "3c" at upper left indicate cash portion of 5c fee for guaranteed same-day delivery of Valentine, some toned spots just touching the datestamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1943, Carriers, Locals & Independent MailsBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Large margins to just touching at bottom, acid tied along with well-centered pair and single of 1c Blue (63), tied by grid cancels, corresponding "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 24, 1861" circular datestamp at left on cover to Flemington N.J., cover with small nick at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive Christmas Eve cover

E. 400-500
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1736, Local Posts: Adams thru Cummings & WrightBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Acid cancel, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), tied together by "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 3" circular datestamp on buff cover to Bethlehem Pa. with turpentine manufacturer's blue cameo corner card, Blood's circular datestamp at left, some edgewear affects 3c stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a beautiful cover, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1737, Local Posts: Adams thru Cummings & WrightBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Large margins all around, acid cancel, tied by "Blood's Penny Post, Apl. 26, 1858, 4-1/2 P.M. Philada." double-circle datestamp, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), well-centered, tied by grid cancel, "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 26" circular datestamp on buff cover to Kennett Square Pa., Extremely Fine, ex Golden and Dr. Morris, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
200
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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 1097, Local and Private Posts (Bicycle Mail Route thru Blood)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Acid tied, used with two 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 2" circular datestamp on buff cover to College of St. James in Md., neat strike of "Blood's Penny Post, Dec. 2 4-1/2PM Philada." double-circle datestamp, some edgewear, 3c stamps light corner creases, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
60
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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 1098, Local and Private Posts (Bicycle Mail Route thru Blood)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Four, incl. three acid tied, last tied by Blood's circular datestamp to local street address, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail $290.00

E. 100-150
90
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-12-19
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2535, Local PostsBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Acid tied, neat "Blood's Despatch Jan. 21 2P.M." circular datestamp on cover to local street address with dry goods dealer's blue cameo corner card with illustration of building, minor wear, Very Fine, scarce advertising usage with the Blood's stamp

E. 300-400
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2007-04-25
United States and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 933, Lot Number 518, Carriers and LocalsBlood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14), Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14)Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). Large margins to slightly in, acid tied, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), grid cancel, "Philadelphia Pa. Jan. 5" and Blood's datestamps on cover to Baltimore with Joseph Cressman's tobacco advertising corner card with illustration of Indian maiden and containers of tobacco products, creased in two directions, one thru 3c stamp, still Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
375
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