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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Franklin and Eagle Carriers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1385
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1385, Franklin and Eagle Carriers(1c) Dull Blue, Franklin Carrier (LO1), (1c) Dull Blue, Franklin Carrier (LO1)(1c) Dull Blue, Franklin Carrier (LO1). Three ample margins, touched at top, black grid cancels applied at New Orleans, thins and scuffs, otherwise Fine, ex Perry

5,000
950
1386
ngbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1386, Franklin and Eagle Carriers(1c) Blue on Rose, Franklin Carrier Reprint (LO3), (1c) Blue on Rose, Franklin Carrier Reprint (LO3)(1c) Blue on Rose, Franklin Carrier Reprint (LO3). Block of four with part imprint in left sheet margin, large margins to slightly in at top right, faint crease at upper left corner, Very Fine appearance

225
130
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1387
P
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1387, Franklin and Eagle Carriers(1c) Franklin Carrier, Blue Plate Proof on India, Cracked Plate (LO1P3 var), (1c) Franklin Carrier, Blue Plate Proof on India, Cracked Plate (LO1P3 var)(1c) Franklin Carrier, Blue Plate Proof on India, Cracked Plate (LO1P3 var). Positions 19-20L, horizontal pair shows prominent plate crack, centerline margin at right shows extension of crack across panes, large margins, slight thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

E. 300-400
425
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1388
ngbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1388, Franklin and Eagle Carriers(1c) Blue on Rose, Franklin Carrier Reprint (LO3), (1c) Blue on Rose, Franklin Carrier Reprint (LO3)(1c) Blue on Rose, Franklin Carrier Reprint (LO3). Block of 50, the bottom half of left pane with part imprint, shows plate crack below Pos. 91, slight creasing and minor faults, still Very Fine and impressive, ex Middendorf

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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1389
 
(1c) Dull Blue, Franklin Carrier, Reprints, Die and Plate Proofs (LO1P, LO1TC, LO3). Collection of more than 100 reprints and proofs, some in multiples, includes two Orange LO1aTC, Atlanta trial colors, Roosevelt die proof on card, Shernikow die proofs of vignette and complete design, wide range of reprints including scarcer types, some faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine and a very desirable collection

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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1390
ogbl
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full pane of 100 with bottom imprint, full original gum, few hinge remnants around perimeter leaving most stamps Mint N.H., edges with gum stains, tears and nicks, but only a small tear in bottom imprint selvage and almost all stamps are Very Fine -- although a relatively large supply of the Eagle Carrier remained on hand in 1861, complete sheets have become very scarce, especially in this choice condition, Scott value does not include any premium for the unpriced imprint block

3,750
1,800
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1391
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1391, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins, cancelled by black grid and "U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid" oval, Extremely Fine and very rare

E. 300-400
90
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1392
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1392, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Ample to large margins, cancelled by red "Paid/2" of Cincinnati, Very Fine and extremely rare

E. 300-400
200
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1393
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1393, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Five, three singles cancelled by Cincinnati red squared target and a horizontal pair with muddy strike of same marking, one single on piece, another has additional blue circular datestamp, minor faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 400-500
250
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1394
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1394, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Two, one with blue Cincinnati double-circle datestamp (crease), other cancelled by red grid (scarce), Very Fine or similar appearance

E. 100-150
85
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1395
c
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Three stamps, one on cover from Philadelphia with 3c 1851, one with ms. "W" carrier's initial on cover from Washington with 3c 1851, one on piece with "CJW" initials -- last two have docketing across stamps -- also a damaged stamp on cover thrown in, Fine

E. 100-150
125
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1396
 
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). 40 stamps mounted together with proofs, reprints and forgeries, variety of cancels incl. red star, red grid, blue Cincinnati datestamp, mixed margins and condition, generally Fine

E. 750-1,000
675
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1397
 
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). 20 stamps mounted by Elliott Perry with some reference material, selected for cancellations including red star, black Philadelphia datestamp, blue Cincinnati datestamp, Washington D.C. carriers' initials, one used on Philadelphia cover, generally Fine-Very Fine but some minor faults should be expected

E. 400-500
750
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1398
og
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Plating study of 63 stamps plus block of LO1TC3 in Green, most are original LO2 with original gum, a few used, also four proofs or reprints (not counted), includes LO2 blocks of four, twelve and fifteen, all plated and mounted by Elliott Perry (includes photographs and detailed notes), Very Fine and highly desirable specialist's lot

E. 1,000-1,500
1,250
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1399
 
Eagle Carrier, Study Collection of Vignette. 14 items, includes seven bank notes with Eagle vignette, LO2 block of four and various stamps showing same vignette (couple facsimiles), Very Fine, each well-suited for exhibition

E. 200-300
230
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1400
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1400, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins all around, red star precancel, with 3c Dull Red (11), both tied by "New York & Phila. R.R." with inverted date on small cover to New York City, Very Fine and choice cover

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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1401
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1401, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins, dark shade, tied by black grid, "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 12" (1856) circular datestamp and "FREE"%$ handstamp on cover to member of congress in Washington D.C., Extremely Fine, unusual combination of prepaid carrier fee and free-mail privilege for congressman

E. 400-500
1,300
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1402
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1402, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins to clear at left, tied by black grid on small cover to Philadelphia street address, Very Fine, extremely scarce use of grid to cancel Eagle Carrier

E. 500-750
950
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1403
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1403, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large to huge margins, tied by faintly struck red U.S.P.O. double oval handstamp on cover to local street address, with Nov. 1854 letter enclosed, backflap removed, Fine, rare, ex Hollowbush

E. 200-300
150
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1404
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1404, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full margins, tied by red star, second strike at left on brown cover to local street address, a few minor wrinkles, Extremely Fine, scarce tied in this manner, ex Knapp, Duckworth

E. 300-400
0
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1405
c
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Three full margins, touching at right, tied by red star cancel on Dec. 1853 folded notice to local street address, Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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1406
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1406, Franklin and Eagle Carriers'c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 'c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)'c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Ample to large margins, cancelled faintly in red (not tied), used on Aug. 1855 printed pricelist with illustration of Philadelphia lead factory, Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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1407
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1407, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full margins, red star cancel, used with 3c Dull Red (11), mostly ample margins, both stamps tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Jun. 8" circular datestamp on brown cover to New York City, Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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1408
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1408, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full even margins all around, tied by red grid, second strike ties 3c Dull Red (11), small margins to slightly in, matching "Kensington Pa. Jan. 17" circular datestamp on brown cover to Danboro Pa., slight edge wear and creasing at bottom, Very Fine and rare combination of Eagle Carrier and 3c 1851 from Kensington

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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1409
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1409, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins to clear at left, tied by red "Kensington Pa. Feb. 2" circular datestamp on small brown cover to Danboro Pa., 3c Dull Red (11), margins slightly in, matching red grid, red "5" rate handstamp at upper right crossed out in pen, Very Fine, very rare tied usage of Eagle Carrier from Kensington

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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1410
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1410, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins all around, tied by red grid, matching "Kensington Pa. Jul. 28" circular datestamp and "Paid 3" in circle on buff cover to Norristown Pa., slight edge wear, non-contemporary pen notation at upper left, Extremely Fine and rare use of the Eagle Carrier from Kensington, ex Caspary and Boker

E. 1,000-1,500
2,300
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1411
c
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full margins, red star cancel (not tied), red "Kensington Pa. Jan. 20" circular datestamp and "5" rate, overstruck by red grid on cover to Philadelphia street address, some faint toning affects (and ties) stamp, Very Fine

E. 500-750
260
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1412
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1412, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Ample margins, smudged red cancel (not tied), 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, tied by red "Kensington Pa. Nov. 23" circular datestamp on brown cover to Danboro Pa., pencil "2" (sequence in correspondence -- see next lot), slight edge wear, Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1413
c
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Three, each uncancelled on brown cover to same addressee, each cover has 3c Dull Red (11) and red "Kensington Pa." circular datestamp to Danboro Pa., covers numbered sequentially in pencil, some faint stains and faults, still a Fine and scarce group

E. 500-750
270
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1414
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1414, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full to large margins, magenta "H" initial of carrier Thomas F. Harkness, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 4" circular datestamp on cover to Norfolk Va., forwarded to Key West Fla. with blue "Norfolk Va. Apr. 9" circular datestamp tying Eagle Carrier, very faint toning, still Very Fine, an extremely unusual usage

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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1415
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1415, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins to just clear, uncancelled, appears to originate on cover to London, England, "Washington City D.C. Dec. 17, 1856" circular datestamp and ms. "24" rate, "21" debit handstamp and matching Boston backstamp, ms. "1/-" due, receiving backstamp, worn around edges, Fine, very scarce

E. 300-400
150
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1416
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1416, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins to ample at right, magenta "H" initial of carrier Thomas F. Harkness, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, tied by "Washington D.C." circular datestamp on folded cover to Baltimore, Fine, scarce with the initialled Eagle Carrier stamp

E. 300-400
150
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1417
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1417, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full to large margins, ms. "W" initial probably of carrier Charles J. Wright, used with 3c Dull Red (11), full margins to slightly in, tied by "Washington D.C. Jan. 2" circular datestamp on brown cover to Baltimore, from the Morfit correspondence (see Chronicle 121, p. 30), Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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1418
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1418, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins, ms. "W" initial probably of carrier Charles J. Wright, used with 3c Dull Red (11), full margins, tied by "Washington D.C. Dec. 10" circular datestamp on brown cover to Philadelphia, Fine, scarce usage

E. 200-300
160
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1419
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1419, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Three large margins, touched at left, carrier's "J" ms. initial, uncancelled, used on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Baltimore, Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1420
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1420, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins to touching, tied by red square target, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, tied by blue "Cincinnati O. Sep. 1" circular datestamp on cover to Middletown O., vertical fold, slight edge wear, still Very Fine, scarce usage, ex Boker

E. 400-500
200
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1421
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1421, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Full margins, used with 3c Dull Red (26), both tied by blue "Cincinnati O. Apr. 23" circular datestamp on buff cover to Lynn Mass., slight edge wear, Very Fine, scarce combination (Scott $750.00)

E. 500-750
250
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1422
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1422, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Large margins, used with 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to slightly in, corner crease, both tied by blue "Cincinnati O. Sep. 1" circular datestamp on cover to New Haven Conn., Very Fine, ex Knapp

E. 300-400
160
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1423
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1423, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Bottom sheet margin, large at top, slightly in at sides, tied by blue "Cincinnati O. Jun. 5" circular datestamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Buffalo N.Y., stamp has small corner crease, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
200
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1424
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1424, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Top sheet margin, others sides large, dark shade, ms. "A.L.T." initials (possibly A.L.F.), affixed over backflap of cover to to Xenia O., 3c Dull Red (26), trimmed at bottom, tied by blue "Cincinnati O. Aug. 25" circular datestamp, minor faint stains, Fine, the only recorded example of these initials on an Eagle carrier -- presumably they belong to a carrier employed at Williams' City Post

E. 400-500
300
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1425
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1425, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6). Without gum as issued, unusually well-centered, fresh and Very Fine

190
180
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1426
og
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6). Three, different shades, without gum as issued, one has minor corner crease, otherwise Fine

570
95
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1427
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1427, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6). Block of six, top sheet selvage, without gum as issued, Fine, scarce multiple

1,180
325
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1428
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1428, Franklin and Eagle Carriers1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Perf 12 (LO6). Block of four, without gum as issued, Fine, scarce multiple

800
500
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1429
 
1c Blue, Eagle Carrier, Reprints, Die Proofs and Plate Proofs (LO1P, LO1TC, LO5). 25 items mounted on pages by Elliott Perry, includes reprints in multiples (incl. pair with plate no.), trial colors on India (one Green, two Orange), Roosevelt die proof and Atlanta trial colors, some minor faults, generally Very Fine

E. 400-500
950
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