Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Carriers and Locals: General Issue and Government Carriers

Cat./Est. Value
Sale 1179, Lot 2600, Carriers and Locals: General Issue and Government CarriersU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (7LB9). Large bottom margin, frameline at right and traces on other sides, slight oxidation, uncancelled on folded cover to local street address, faint blue Philadelphia circular datestamp and "2" in circle drop-rate marking, slightly worn, file fold and small tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp that appears to have been used on this folded letter with "2" drop-rate marking, this is one of approximately 18 reported Yellow 7LB9 carrier stamps on cover, there is a "W.H.C." backstamp on the inside behind the stamp, which indicates Warren H. Colson considered the use genuine, but we must offer it on its own merits, ex Hall, Stimmell and from our Sale 285 (Mar. 31, 1965), which featured the Philip H. Ward Carriers and Locals collection, Scott value for 7LB9 uncancelled off cover