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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Baltimore, Md.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1430
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1430, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1), Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1)Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1). Huge margins, brilliant color, two strikes of "Paid" cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

130
350
1431
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1431, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1), Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1)Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1). Huge margins, vibrant color, neat ms. "#" cancel, Extremely Fine

130
120
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1432
bl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1432, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3). Reconstruction of setting of ten, includes block of four (5-6/7-8) and pair (9-10) rejoined, both creased thru center, four singles, nine unused (Pos. 1 has lightened cancel), hinged on card, minor faults, still Very Fine appearance, the multiples are rare

E. 750-1,000
575
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1433
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1433, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4), Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4)Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4). Three large margins, clear at top, small thin speck, Very Fine appearance and rare

600
190
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1434
 
Baltimore Md., 1c 1850-55 Issue (1LB1-1LB3, 1LB3a). 9 stamps, includes 1LB1 (3 unused, 2 used), 1LB2 used, 1LB3 (2, one unused) and 1LB3a (uncancelled on piece), minor faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,095
500
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1435
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1435, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1), Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1)Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1). Large margins, uncancelled, red "1" in circle handstamp on Oct. 1851 folded letter to local street address, file folds, one thru stamp (effectively tying it), otherwise Very Fine, extremely scarce

E. 100-150
50
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1436
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1436, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3). Pos. 3, bottom left corner sheet margin and large margins all around, uncancelled, tied by faint gum stains on brown cover to local street address, from a well-known correspondence (see Caspary sale, lots 65 and 95), slight wear, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
55
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1437
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1437, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3). Large margins to clear at top, just tied by ms. cancel, used with 3c Brownish Carmine (11), large margins to close at lower right, tied by grid, "Baltimore Md. Aug. 19" circular datestamp on 1852 folded cover to New York City, file fold, Very Fine

E. 100-150
50
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1438
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1438, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB5), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB5)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB5). Large to huge margins, including top sheet margin, pencil "X" cancel (not tied, but impression visible on inside), used on brown local cover, faint toned spot at top left, otherwise Extremely Fine, the Red on White is even rarer than the Green stamp

1,000
400
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1439
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1439, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB6), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB6)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB6). Huge margins including right sheet margin, touched at left and top, tied by pencil, used with 3c Dull Red (26), both tied by blue "Baltimore Md." circular datestamp on buff cover to Manchester Md., Very Fine

E. 100-150
65
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1440
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1440, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7). Small margins but mostly clear, used with 3c Dull Red (26), both tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Apr. 25" circular datestamp on buff cover to Macon Ga., forwarded to Savannah with "Macon Geo. Apr. 28" circular datestamp also tying stamps, ms. forwarding rate, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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1441
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1441, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7). Ample margins to just touching, tied by "Baltimore Md. Jun. 22, 1859" circular datestamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Sunbury Pa., upper left corner creased and torn but not affecting carrier stamp, otherwise Fine, very unusual for the Baltimore carrier to be tied in this manner

E. 200-300
170
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1442
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1442, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8), Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8)Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8). Pane of ten, Position 2 Short Rays, Position 7 "SENT", original gum, full margins to slightly in, slightly creased at top, small thin at bottom, otherwise Fine

E. 750-1,000
675
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1443
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1443, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8), Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8)Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8). Huge right sheet margin, two others sides enormous, slightly in at top, tied by ms. "F" initial (J. S. Fusselbaugh) on yellow local cover with Equitable Society insurance company corner card, Mar. 1860 enclosure, Very Fine, scarce and very attractive

E. 400-500
300
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1444
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1444, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red, "SENT" (1LB9a), Baltimore Md., 1c Red, "SENT" (1LB9a)Baltimore Md., 1c Red, "SENT" (1LB9a). Pos. 7, left sheet margin, other sides full to touching, tied by "Held for Postage" in circle handstamp, used with 3c Dull Red (26), tied by "Baltimore Md. Feb. 1" circular datestamp on cover to Galena Md., Very Fine, extremely rare use of this marking to tie carrier stamp, ex Knapp

E. 400-500
450
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1445
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1445, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9). Pos. 2, full margins to just in, tied by ms. "F" initial of J. S. Fusselbaugh, used with 3c Dull Red (26), tied by "Baltimore Md. Nov. 15" circular datestamp on cover to Lebanon O., reduced at right slightly into 3c stamp, otherwise Fine, scarce

E. 200-300
100
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1446
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1446, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9). Large margins, ms. "King" cancel (William J. King, carrier), not tied, used on cover to local street address, with Sep. 1859 enclosure, lightly soiled, Very Fine and rare

E. 200-300
200
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1447
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1447, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Md., 1c Red, Short Rays (1LB9b), Baltimore Md., 1c Red, Short Rays (1LB9b)Baltimore Md., 1c Red, Short Rays (1LB9b). Pos. 2, three full to large margins, clear at top, cancelled by ms. "F" initial of J. S. Fusselbaugh, not tied, used on buff local cover, vertical fold, backflap partly missing, accompanied by a second cover with No. 1LB9 cancelled by "G" initial, minor faults, otherwise Very Fine, scarce pair of covers

E. 200-300
100
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1448
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1448, Baltimore, Md.Baltimore Carriers' Initials and Names, Baltimore Carriers' Initials and NamesBaltimore Carriers' Initials and Names. Seven on one No. 1LB8 and six 1LB9, includes "F" (three), "AHB", "Harvey" (two) and "R", stamps have minor faults, still an exhibitable and very scarce group

E. 400-500
425
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1449
c
Baltimore Md., 1c Black, Red (1LB8, 1LB9). Three of former, two of latter: each Black tied in combination with 3c 1857 on separate covers, one Short Rays variety, mostly full margins, one overlapped by 3c, another 3c trimmed at top and bottom; each Red used in combination with 3c 1857, one tied by pen, other uncancelled, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 200-300
210
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1450
 
Baltimore Md. Carrier Balance. Approximately 55 genuine Eye and Horse & Rider stamps mounted with forgeries of all issues, a reconstruction of 1LB8, used, unused, multiples, mixed condition, but a desirable group of these fascinating issues

E. 500-750
750
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1451
c
Paid/Carrier/1/Cent. Blue circular handstamp clearly struck on Dec. 1855 folded printed price list, locally address, faint age toning, still Very Fine and extremely rare

E. 200-300
220
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1452
c
Baltimore Md. Feb. 14. Perfectly struck circular datestamp and "1" in circle on small lavender cover to local street address, with folded Valentine enclosure, Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1453
c
Baltimore Md. "1" in Circle. Bold strike on embossed Valentine cover with enclosure, to local street address, few scattered stain spots, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

E. 150-200
75
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1454
c
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Ample margins to just barely in, tied by "Baltimore Md. Mar. 27" circular datestamp on lady's small cover to local street address, 1855 enclosure, Very Fine

E. 100-150
50
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1455
c
1c Blue (63). Bright color, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Nov. 26" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Commissioner of Pensions in Washington D.C., receiving datestamp, small piece of backflap missing, Very Fine, the 1c carrier fee was still required on official mail carried free of postage, ex Emerson

E. 150-200
200
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1456
c
1c Blue (63). Tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Apr. 18" circular datestamp with matching "Due 3" in circle on buff cover to Lynn Mass., receiving backstamp, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, scarce usage, ex Mason, Ackerman

E. 150-200
100
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1457
c
Baltimore Carrier Covers. Seven carrier usages, includes Nos. 7, 9, 24 and 63 tied by blue circular datestamp on separate covers, Nos. 63 & 65 combination on three separate covers (all blue datestamps), also No. 24 tied by "Balto. Paid" double-circle and another stampless example of the marking (both are circulars, not carrier usages), Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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1458
c
Baltimore Carrier Usages. Four covers with blue carrier markings, includes "Paid 1" on May 1853 folded letter endorsed "per letter carrier", "1" in circle on stampless cover and 3c Pink entire, and attached "1" with circular datestamp tying 3c Dull Red (26), Very Fine and scarce group

E. 200-300
150
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