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U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 363, Carrier and Local Post Issues, Extremely Fine Gem example of the blue Floyd's Penny Post Issue on a fresh cover

Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago, Illinois, (1¢) Blue (68L1), absolutely enormous margins all around, rich color, tied by "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on immaculate buff cover to Ogden School principal J. Kimball, who took over Floyd's Penny Post in 1862, Extremely Fine Gem stamp on a pristine cover, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
950
United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 761, Carriers and LocalsFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Huge margins all around, exceptionally deep color, tied by clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on buff cover to the Ogden School principal -- J. Kimball, who took over Floyd's Penny Post in 1862 -- Extremely Fine Gem stamp on a fresh cover, with 1996 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2129, Carriers, Local Posts and Independent Mails, cont.Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Enormous Jumbo margins all around, dark shade and detailed impression, tied by perfect clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by blue grid, matching "Chicago Ills. Mar. 25" double-circle datestamp on cover addressed in blue to Grafton Mass., lightly cleaned

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB COMBINATION COVER WITH THE FLOYD'S PENNY POST BLUE STAMP AND 3-CENT 1857 ISSUE.

To-the-mails uses of this stamp are much scarcer than locally-addressed covers. Floyd's Penny Post covers with the 3c 1857, rather than the 3c 1861, are also extremely rare.

Ex Kuphal. With 2011 P.F. certificate. Listed but unpriced in Scott used with No. 26

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-12-17
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History
 
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4348, Local Posts: Floyd`s thru Wm. E. LoomisFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Study collection of 14 singles, two pairs (one tied to piece) and vertical strip of four on piece, the strip is faulty with worm damage but is the largest recorded multiple (horizontal strip of four is also known, ex Golden), range of cancels in black and blue, several with large margins, faults to be expected but several are Very Fine appearing, scarce group, Scott Retail as singles

1,750
400
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United States
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 733, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins to full at right, exceptionally deep color, tied by "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on orange-buff cover to the Ogden School principal -- J. Kimball, who took over Floyd's Penny Post in 1862 -- Very Fine stamp and cover

E. 750-1,000
475
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 734, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Huge margins, pretty pastel color, tied by clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago" double-oval handstamp, bold blue "Chicago Ills. Jan. 19" double-circle datestamp on blue folded cover to local address, slight wear, otherwise Very Fine cover and Extremely Fine stamp, unusual with the Chicago post office datestamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
600
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Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 735, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins to just in at upper left, tied by blue "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on small cover with red and blue Patriotic borders and "Union" embossed shield on back, from the Miss Katie Cure correspondence, some toning at top of stamp and at left of cover, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce Patriotic use of the Floyd's stamp, at least one other is known from this correspondence (see Siegel Golden sale, lot 1061)

E. 500-750
300
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 736, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Ample margins to just touched, faint gum toning, tied by "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" circular handstamp, used with three 1c Blue (63), each with perfs trimmed off entirely, tied by blue grid cancels and "Chicago Ills. Jun. 28" double-circle datestamp on neat cover to St. Louis, Very Fine, a striking and extremely rare use of the Floyd's stamp, ex Middendorf, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
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2015-06-23
United States Carriers and Locals
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Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 737, Local Posts: Eagle City thru Glen Haven Daily MailFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins to slightly in, tied by clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" circular handstamp, used with 3c Rose (65), tied by blue grid cancel and matching "Chicago Ills. Jun. 14" double-circle datestamp on cover to St. Louis, Floyd's stamp has tiny nicks and faint toning, otherwise Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
275
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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 1766, Local Posts cont: City Dispatch thru Whittelsey`s, Group LotsFloyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1), Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1)Floyd's Penny Post, Chicago Ill., (1c) Blue (68L1). Large margins incl. top right corner sheet margins, rich color, tied by clear strike of "Floyd's Penny Post Chicago" double-oval handstamp on cover to the Ogden School principal -- J. Kimball, who took over Floyd's Penny Post in 1862 -- Extremely Fine Gem stamp and cover, ex Malcolm, Jarrett, Lake Shore and Senchuk, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
4,250
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