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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2116, Carriers, Local Posts and Independent MailsHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5). Full even margins, red crayon "X" cancel, used on blue folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., red "Charleston S.C. Jun. 15/10" integral-rate circular datestamp, file folds clear of stamp, receipt docketing with 1850 year date

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ON-COVER EXAMPLE OF THE RARE HONOUR'S CITY POST STAMP ON BLUISH PELURE PAPER.

The "Honour's/City Post/2 Cents" typeset stamps were the first of the small rectangular issues after the oval first issue. They are found on yellow and bluish pelure paper. Both are extremely rare. The Lyons census (The Penny Post, October 2007) lists ten 4LB5 covers.

Ex Caspary, Middendorf and Geisler. With 2008 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,000
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 1017, Charleston, South CarolinaHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5). Full even margins, red crayon "X" cancel, used on blue folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., red "Charleston S.C. Jun. 15/10" integral-rate circular datestamp, file folds clear of stamp, receipt docketing with 1850 year date

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ON-COVER EXAMPLE OF THE RARE HONOUR'S CITY POST STAMP ON BLUISH PELURE PAPER.

The "Honour's/City Post/2 Cents" typeset stamps were the first of the small rectangular issues after the oval first issue. They are found on yellow and bluish pelure paper. Both are extremely rare. The Lyons census (The Penny Post, October 2007) lists ten 4LB5 covers.

Ex Caspary and Middendorf

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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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 1179, Charleston, South Carolina (HonourHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5). Large top margin, slightly cut in on other sides, tied by red crayon mark, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), two large margins, others slightly in, tied by blue "Charleston S.C. Paid Feb. 9" (1852) circular datestamp on buff cover to New York, blue Charleston Hotel return card on flap, Fine and attractive combination, ex Golden (Siegel Sale 817, lot 219, realized $3,750 hammer)

E. 2,000-3,000
4,500
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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 1180, Charleston, South Carolina (HonourHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5). Huge margins, including bottom sheet margin and what appears to be the right sheet margin, trivial faint corner crease, ms. "X" cancel (not tied), used on brown cover to local street address, previously offered with letter enclosure dated Feb. 7, 1851, slight wear, Extremely Fine, an extraordinary stamp on an attractive cover, ex Caspary, Boker and Golden (Siegel Sale 817, lot 218, realized $3,250 hammer)

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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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 218, 4LB5Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5). Huge margins, including bottom sheet margin and what appears to be the right sheet margin, trivial faint corner crease, ms. "X" cancel (not tied), used on brown cover to local street address, with original letter enclosure dated Feb. 7, 1851, slight wear, Extremely Fine, an extraordinary stamp on an attractive cover, ex Caspary and Boker

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
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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 219, 4LB5Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish Pelure (4LB5). Large top margin, slightly cut in on other sides, tied by red crayon mark, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), two large margins, others slightly in, tied by blue "Charleston S.C. Paid Feb. 9" (1852) circular datestamp on buff cover to New York, blue Charleston Hotel return card on flap, Fine and attractive combination

E. 1,000-1,500
3,750
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