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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 5LB2, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-12-17
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History
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Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4285, Carries and Locals: Carrier IssuesBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Large margins to clear at lower right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and both stamps tied by blue Louisville Ky. circular datestamp on piece of cover, accompanying certificate mentions tiny tear and scissors-cut in the carrier stamp, Very Fine appearance, only approximately seven full covers are known with both stamps tied, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for full cover $6,250.00

E. 500-750
250
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 552, Carrier Departments: LouisvilleBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Large margins to slightly in frameline only, pre-use vertical scissors-cut deep into stamp, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Baltimore, from the Gail correspondence (the source of several tied examples), vertical folds, part of backflap removed, otherwise Fine, scarce use of this Louisville carrier department stamp

E. 300-400
250
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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 553, Carrier Departments: LouisvilleBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Two covers, large and huge margins respectively, both uncancelled, first on 3c Red on Buff Nesbitte entire (U10) to Cooperstown N.Y., Very Fine, 2000 A.P.S. certificate declines opinion on origination of stamp, second with pair 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on legal-size cover to Maysville Ky., stamps tied by blue Louisville circular datestamp, edge and 3c stamp flaws, carrier stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, signed Ashbrook, ex Richey

1,500
250
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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 1933, Carriers, Locals & Independent MailsBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Huge margins to in where separated by hand and incl. sheet margin at right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and both stamps tied by blue "Louisville Ky. Jun. 12, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Baltimore Md., faint vertical file fold affects 3c stamp

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED ON COVER. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN TIED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Ex Wagshal. With notes attesting to authenticity by Robert Myersburg and Richard Frajola.

6,250
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2014-06-26
2014 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1075, Lot Number 1198, Carriers and Locals, Western ExpressBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Large to huge margins showing dividing lines all around, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), both stamps tied by blue 6-bar grid cancel, matching "Louisville Ky. Aug. 4, 1860" circular datestamp on cover to Mt. Sterling O., 3c few short perfs, carrier stamp has tiny toned specks and minute scuff in top left margin

A VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED BY LOUISVILLE GRID CANCEL. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN ARE KNOWN TIED ON COVER IN THIS MANNER, THIS BEING ONE OF THE TWO FINEST.

Ex Piller and Kuphal.

6,250
2,000
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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 1677, Carrier Departments: Baltimore thru New YorkBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Three large margins, mostly clear at top except at upper left corner, tied by pencil, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by blue "Louisville Ky. May 25, 1859" circular datestamp (also ties corner of carrier stamp) on newspaper publisher's advertising cover with overall illustrated design lithographed in green on yellow, to the "Patriot" newspaper office at Baltimore Md.

VERY FINE AND OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED ON COVER. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN TIED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Ex Boker, Meyersburg, Golden and Schwartz. With 1985 P.F. certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2013-06-25
2013 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1048, Lot Number 399, Carriers and Locals incl. Pony ExpressBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Huge margins to in where separated by hand and incl. sheet margin at right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and both stamps tied by blue "Louisville Ky. Jun. 12, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Baltimore Md., faint vertical file fold affects 3c stamp

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED ON COVER. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN TIED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Ex Wagshal. With notes attesting to authenticity by Robert Myersburg and Richard Frajola.

6,250
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2010-10-21
The Wagshal Collection, Part 3: 3c 1851-57 Issues
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Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3250, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local CombinationsBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Huge margins to in where separated by hand and incl. sheet margin at right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and both stamps tied by blue "Louisville Ky. Jun. 12, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Baltimore Md., faint vertical file fold affects 3c stamp

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED ON COVER. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN TIED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

With notes attesting to authenticity by Robert Myersburg and Richard Frajola.

6,250
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-10
The Barry K. Schwartz Collection of Kentucky Postal History
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Sale Number 981, Lot Number 4090, Louisville Carrier DepartmentBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Three large margins, mostly clear at top except at upper left corner, tied by pencil, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), tied by blue "Louisville Ky. May 25, 1859" circular datestamp (also tied corner of carrier stamp) on newspaper publisher's advertising cover with overall illustrated design lithographed in green on yellow, to the "Patriot" newspaper office at Baltimore Md.

VERY FINE AND OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED ON COVER. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN TIED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

Ex Boker, Meyersburg and Golden. With 1985 P.F. certificate.

E. 5,000-7,500
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2009-12-10
The Barry K. Schwartz Collection of Kentucky Postal History
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Sale Number 981, Lot Number 4091, Louisville Carrier DepartmentBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Large margins to just touched at corner of frameline, tied by blue "DUE 3" straightline with 3c Dull Red (26) tied by blue "Louisville Ky. May 24, 1860" circular datestamp on brown cover to court clerk at Somerset Ky., flap repaired, reduced and repaired tear at top

VERY FINE. AN EXTRAORDINARY EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED BY THE "DUE 3" OF LOUISVILLE. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN ARE KNOWN TIED ON COVER, THIS BEING THE ONLY ONE TIED BY A DUE MARKING.

The Middendorf sale catalogue reported five tied examples of the Brown & McGill carrier stamp. Our records contain seven genuine tied usages, one of which is a front only. This is the only cover on which the carrier stamp is tied by a due marking.

Ex Mason and Hall.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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27 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 3


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