Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

Category — Carrier Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1310
 
Sale 1150, Lot 1310, Carrier IssuesBishop's City Post, Cleveland O., 2c Black (10LB2). Clear margins to in, intense shade and impression, unobtrusive pencil cancel, few tears and creases

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE BISHOP'S CITY POST 2-CENT BLACK ON BLUISH LAID PAPER.

Our records of the Bishop's 2c Black, Scott 10LB2, contain the following examples: 1-2) horizontal pair with left sheet margin, pencil cancel, used on inbound cover with Ste. Marie Hotel corner card and 3c 1851, Siegel Sale 784, lot 2197, ex Worthington, Boker; 3) margins all around, pencil "/" cancel (Siegel Sale 1002, lot 4036), ex Needham (on a cover to which it did not belong), Middendorf; 4) cut in at right and bottom, pencil "X" cancel, ex Caspary (on a cover to which it did not belong) and Skove, Siegel Sale 764, lot 1369, as off-cover stamp; 5) cut in at bottom, uncancelled, ex Needham; and 6) the example offered here. It is significant that both the Golden and Hall collections did not have this stamp represented.

With 1957 P.F. certificate

6,000
1,600