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Sale 813 — U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Saturday, 26 June, 1999

Category — Carriers and Local Posts

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1056
ogbl
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). B.L. margin block of four, other margins with full framelines, B.R. stamp Mint N.H., other three stamps o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Extremely Fine block

165
160
1057
 
U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Large margins all around, red octagonal "U.S." cancel, very tiny corner crease, otherwise Extremely Fine

140
55
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1058
 
D. O. Blood & Co., Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (15L5). Large margins, close at T.L., small pen cancel at L., light soiling and small adherence, otherwise Very Fine

140
110
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1059
c
Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Bronze on Lilac (15L14). In at T., large part of adjacent stamp at R., tied with 3c Dull Red (26) by "Philadelphia Pa. Jan. 7" cds, matching "Blood's Despatch Jan. 7 4-1/2' P.M. 1856" cds on buff cover to Savannah Ga., Very Fine appearance

400
110
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1060
og
Carnes' City Letter Express, San Francisco Cal., (35L1, 3L4, 35L6-35L8). Most with large to huge margins all around, rose o.g., others unused (no gum), black with faint crease, Very Fine group

300
475
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1061
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Carnes' City Letter Express, San Francisco Cal. Two unlisted 42mm x 26mm red double oval parcel stamps reading "Carnes & Co., City Package Express, 621 Montg. St.," one 15 Cents, other 25 Cents, former unused (no gum), latter large part o.g., Extremely Fine, latter with 1992 P.F. certificate which states "it is a genuine (1870) parcel stamp which is unknown used and may not have been issued"

E. 100-150
210
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1062
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Jabez Fearey & Co.'s Mustang Express, Newark N.J., (no value) Black on Red Glazed (66L1). O.g., h.r., slightly oxidized, otherwise Very Fine, Scott notes some consider this to be an express company label

175
250
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1063
og
(Greig's) City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (40L1). Huge margins all around, with full frameline at B. and R., full sheet margin at R., o.g., small h.r., purple "W.H.P." handstamp on back, Extremely Fine

400
200
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1064
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Sale Number 813, Lot Number 1064, Carriers and Local Posts(Greig's) City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (40L1), (Greig's) City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (40L1)(Greig's) City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Grayish (40L1). Full corner margin horizontal pair, huge margins all around, with full frameline on three sides, unused (no gum), Extremely Fine

950
650
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1065
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Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red (136L4). Mint N.H. T.L. margin block of 25, deep shade, L. column with light crease, Very Fine, rare with original gum, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for 25 hinged singles

625
0
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1066
ngbl
Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York N.Y., (2c) Red (136L4). Block of 25 (5 x 5) with sheet margin on three sides, unused (no gum), Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

625
180
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1067
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Wells, Fargo & Co., Pony Express, $1.00 Red, $4.00 Black (143L3, 143L5). $4.00 ample to large margins, $1.00 large to huge margins, unused (no gum), $1.00 tiny natural inclusion, also incl. black reprint part sheet of sixteen comprising one column each of the 10c, 25c, $1.00, $2.00, sheet with light horiz. crease, Very Fine

265
350
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1068
 
LOCAL POSTS BALANCE. Five stamps incl. Nos. 5L2 & 96L1 used, Nos. 15L10, 70L2, 117L6 unused (no gum), each with ample to large margins all around, Nos. 15L10, 70L2 & 117L6 with small faults, Very Fine

550
450
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