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FILTER: All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 7LB13, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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Lot#/
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Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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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 1694, Carrier Departments cont: Philadelphia thru St. LouisU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Three full to large margins, clear at right, uncancelled, used on folded cover to New York, red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp and ms. "5" due rate, Very Fine, the only recorded use of 7LB13 with a railroad route agent's marking, ex Golden and Geisler, with 1981 and 2009 P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3152, 3c Dull Red - Carrier & Local CombinationsU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Large margins to just touched, tied by red star handstamp and used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), large margins to barely touched, tied by "Baton Rouge La. Nov. 9" circular datestamp on blue cover to Philadelphia street address, trivial edgewear

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY REPORTED USE OF THE ONE-CENT BLACK CARRIER STAMP USED FOR THE DELIVERY OF INCOMING MAIL. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF THE ISSUE.

The normal use of the carrier stamp was to indicate payment for delivery to the post office. The cover offered here has the stamp paying for delivery to a street address.

Illustrated in Chronicle No. 117, Feb. 1983, p. 20. With 1985 P.F. certificate and with note from same year by Robert B. Meyersburg

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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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
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1039, Philadelphia PennsylvaniaU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Three full to large margins, clear at right, uncancelled, used on folded cover to New York, red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD"%$ straightline handstamp and ms. "5" due rate

VERY FINE AND FRESH. THE ONLY USE OF THE BLACK LITHOGRAPHED CARRIER STAMP IN COMBINATION WITH THE RAILROAD ROUTE AGENT'S MARKING. AN OUTSTANDING PHILADELPHIA CARRIER USAGE.

Ex Golden. With 1981 P.F. certificate.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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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 1250, Philadelphia Pa. (U.S.P.O.)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Ample margins to a bit close, tied by red star cancel, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to cut in, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. May 15" circular datestamp on blue folded 1852 stock list to New York City, receipt docketing on back

VERY FINE. APPROXIMATELY TWELVE TO FIFTEEN EXAMPLES OF THE BLACK LITHOGRAPHED CARRIER STAMP ARE REPORTED, AND ONLY THREE ARE KNOWN IN COMBINATION WITH THE 1851 ISSUE. THIS TIED USAGE IS EXTRAORDINARY.

Ex Piller. With 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2004-04-27
United States and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1158, CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Ample margins to just touching, cancelled by red star, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 16" (ca. 1852) circular datestamp on brown cover to Waterford N.Y., second strike of red star on cover, etiquette label on backflap

VERY FINE. APPROXIMATELY TWELVE TO FIFTEEN EXAMPLES OF THE BLACK LITHOGRAPHED CARRIER STAMP ARE REPORTED, AND ONLY THREE ARE KNOWN IN COMBINATION WITH THE 1851 ISSUE.

Ex Gibson and Hall

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2004-04-27
United States and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1159, CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Right sheet margin, other sides large to clear at bottom, red star cancel, affixed to reduced legal-size buff cover to William M. Meredith at South 4th Street, black "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 2" circular datestamp and "1" drop rate in octagon, stamp may have originated but cannot be guaranteed, a Very Fine rarity even as an off-cover stamp, ex Hall

E. 750-1,000
575
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2002-05-18
2002 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 846, Lot Number 2402, Carriers StampsU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Large margins except touched at bottom corner, tied by red star cancel struck twice on blue Aug. 9, 1852 folded letter to local street address

VERY FINE. THE BLACK LITHOGRAPHED CARRIER STAMP IS THE RAREST OF THE 1850-52 ISSUE AND THIS TIED EXAMPLE IS EXTRAORDINARY.

Ex Caspary and Golden. With 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-11-13
The Hall Collection of Carriers, Locals & Western Expresses
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Sale Number 830, Lot Number 195, U.S.P.O. (7LB12-7LB18)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Ample margins to just touching, cancelled by red star, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 16" (ca. 1852) circular datestamp on brown cover to Waterford N.Y., second strike of red star on cover, etiquette label on backflap

VERY FINE. APPROXIMATELY TWELVE TO FIFTEEN EXAMPLES OF THE BLACK LITHOGRAPHED CARRIER STAMP ARE REPORTED, AND ONLY THREE ARE KNOWN IN COMBINATION WITH THE 1851 ISSUE.

Ex Gibson.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-11-13
The Hall Collection of Carriers, Locals & Western Expresses
c
Sale Number 830, Lot Number 196, U.S.P.O. (7LB12-7LB18)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Large margins to ample at right, faint gum stain, cancelled by red star on blue Jan. 17, 1853 folded letter on Pennsylvania Railroad stationery

VERY FINE. THE BLACK LITHOGRAPHED CARRIER STAMP IS THE RAREST OF THE 1850-52 ISSUE WITH APPROXIMATELY TWELVE TO FIFTEEN EXAMPLES KNOWN.

Acquired by the Halls in the May 29, 1942, Harmer, Rooke sale.

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Carriers, Locals and Independent Mails
2000-11-13
The Hall Collection of Carriers, Locals & Western Expresses
c
Sale Number 830, Lot Number 197, U.S.P.O. (7LB12-7LB18)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Right sheet margin, other sides large to clear at bottom, red star cancel, affixed to reduced legal-size buff cover to William M. Meredith at South 4th Street, black "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 2" circular datestamp and "1" drop rate in octagon, stamp may have originated but cannot be guaranteed, a Very Fine rarity even as an off-cover stamp

E. 500-750
800
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19 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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