Sale 869 — Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities: United States, Confederate States, Historic Flights and Hawaii

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 November, 2003

Category — Carriers and Locals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3305
 
Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3305, Carriers and Locals1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Horizontal pair, ample to large margins, cancelled by clear strike of Cincinnati red squared grid, Very Fine, Cincinnati was the only place where two Eagle carrier stamps were used to pay the 2c intra-city carrier fee, examples of such usage are extremely rare (on or off cover) -- this is reported to be one of two Eagle Carrier pairs with the red squared grid cancel, ex Johnstone

E. 750-1,000
625