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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 354, Carrier and Local Post Issues, 1¢ Boston carrier department issue with wrong ornament in left frame

Boston, Massachusetts, 1¢ Blue on Pelure, Wrong Ornament at Left (3LB1a), large margins to barely in, small corner crease, usual brown gum toning, uncancelled, red "Boston 5 cts. 7 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Sterling, Massachusetts, Very Fine appearing and remarkable plate variety which proves the 3LB1 Boston carrier issue was printed from a typeset form, this is the only on-cover example of this variety we have encountered, ex Caspary and Golden

E. 400-500
300
United States
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 532, Carrier Departments: BostonBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Huge margins at left and bottom, full at right and border just touched at top, tied by red "Boston 10 Cts. 24 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp and matching "Paid" handstamp on blue cover to Charleston S.C., Extremely Fine, a remarkably choice tied example -- this carrier is almost always left uncancelled, ex Hind, White, Knapp and Hall

E. 200-300
325
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 533, Carrier Departments: BostonBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Dark shade, large margins to just touching tips of corner ornaments, tied by red "Boston 5 cts. 6 Jun." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Keene N.H., Very Fine, an unusually choice tied use

E. 200-300
325
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 534, Carrier Departments: BostonBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Large margins to clear of corner ornaments, unusually bright paper with only one small gum toned spot, tied by ring of pearls cancel, red "Boston 5 cts. 5 Jul" (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp on small cover to Brooklyn N.Y., with 1850 letter enclosure, neat docketing, Extremely Fine, exceptionally choice quality

E. 200-300
550
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 535, Carrier Departments: BostonBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Ample margins to just touched, minor wrinkles and slight scuff in "P" of "Penny", uncancelled on blue folded cover to East Boston, red "Boston 17 May 2cts" (1850) 2-cents integral-rate datestamp, Fine, very scarce 2c marking with carrier stamp, ex Meyersburg

E. 200-300
350
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 536, Carrier Departments: BostonBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Eight on separate covers, includes six tied by handstamped cancels, seventh tied by manuscript (stamp is "eyeglasses" typographic variety), eighth is affixed face down and shows mirror image thru pelure paper, six with 5c or 10c integral-rate datestamps, several with ring of pearls cancel (one in red), minor gum toning as usual, some other trivial faults (one creased by file fold), Fine-Very Fine, a far-above-average group of the first Boston carrier department stamp on cover, most acquired as individual lots in name sales for $150-200 hammer each

E. 750-1,000
550
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2010-09-29
The Wagshal Collection, Part 1: 1845-69 Issues
c
Sale Number 993, Lot Number 534, Carriers and LocalsBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Huge margins to just clear including sheet margin at top, tied by red "Boston 5cts. 8 Nov." integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to New York, 1849 docketing at left, some slight wear including cover scuff at left, otherwise Very Fine

300
375
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2010-09-29
The Wagshal Collection, Part 1: 1845-69 Issues
c
Sale Number 993, Lot Number 535, Carriers and LocalsBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Large margins, tied by segmented diamond cancel on locally addressed cover, red "11 O'Clock Delivery, Sep. 21" backstamp, Very Fine

220
425
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2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1014, Boston, MassachusettsBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Ample margins to slightly in at top, usual brown gum toning, uncancelled as usual, used on blue 1850 folded letter to Sterling Mass., red "Boston 5 cts. 4 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 150-200
150
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2008-12-03
The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1015, Boston, MassachusettsBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1). Large margins to clear, slight brown gum toning, uncancelled as usual, used on folded cover to Providence R.I., red "Boston 5 cts. 11 May" integral-rate circular datestamp, slightly soiled file folds, Very Fine

E. 150-200
110
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40 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 4


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