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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1847 Issues used in Combination with Locals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
901
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 901, 1847 Issues used in Combination with Locals5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two, both have large margins, tied by bold red square grid cancels, used with D. O. Blood & Co., 1c Bronze on Black Glazed (15L17), large margins to barely in at top right, light acid cancel, matching red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD"%$ straightline handstamp on cover to Boston, red "New-York May 21" circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING 1847 ISSUE COVER WITH BLOOD'S LOCAL STAMP AND THE NEW YORK & PHILADELPHIA RAILROAD STRAIGHTLINE.

Ex Dick and Rust.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,000
902
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 902, 1847 Issues used in Combination with Locals5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Clear to large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, cancelled by ms. "#" and used with D. O. Blood & Co., (1c) Gold on Black Glazed (15L12), acid tied, also tied by blue "Philada. Railroad Jun. 11" circular datestamp on folded cover to Culpeper Va., stationer's embossing with illustration of the Arc de Triomphe, light file folds affect both stamps, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare and attractive southbound railroad usage from Philadelphia with the scarce Blood's "Paid" stamp used to bring letter to the route agent, ex Gibson, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
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903
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 903, 1847 Issues used in Combination with Locals10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins, barely into frameline at bottom, intense shade and proof-like impression, tied by multiple strikes of red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD"%$ straightline handstamp on brown cover to Boston, red "New-York Sep. 7" circular datestamp, well-struck "Blood's Despatch 28 So. Sixth" circular handstamp

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE. AN OUTSTANDING COMBINATION OF 10-CENT 1847, BLOOD'S LOCAL HANDSTAMP AND RAILROAD MARKING.

With 1975 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
7,000
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904
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 904, 1847 Issues used in Combination with Locals5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, huge margins to cut in, sheet margin at left, bottom stamp dot in "S" variety, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. Mar. 19 10" integral-rate circular datestamp, third clear strike at right on cover to St. Louis Mo., "Blood's Despatch Paid" double-circle handstamp, cover reduced at top, otherwise Fine, this Blood's handstamp rarely found on 1847 issue covers, ex Emerson

E. 750-1,000
4,250
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