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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Philadelphia Pa.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1522
c
U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose, "H" (7LB3). Top sheet margin, ample at left and bottom, in at right, uncancelled, used on cover to Washington D.C., blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts Sep. 19" integral-rate circular datestamp, slight edge wear, stamp has light bend from placement near edge, Fine and rare (16 reported covers)

E. 300-400
210
1523
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1523, Philadelphia Pa.U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose, "L S" (7LB4), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose, "L S" (7LB4)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose, "L S" (7LB4). Cancelled by Philadelphia circular datestamp, upper left corner torn and minor faults, still an attractive stamp rarely seen with town marking

E. 100-150
100
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1524
ng
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1524, Philadelphia Pa.U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Vermilion Glazed (7LB8), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Vermilion Glazed (7LB8)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Vermilion Glazed (7LB8). Two large margins, framelines show on other two sides, uncancelled, usual slight oxidation, Fine and very rare

700
350
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1525
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1525, Philadelphia Pa.U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12). Large even margins, cancelled by red star and blue Philadelphia circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem

225
200
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1526
c
U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Blue (7LB12). Two large margin, slightly in at left and bottom, vivid red star cancel (not tied), matching strike and "Philadelphia, Pa. 3 Cts. Paid May 13" integral-rate circular datestamp on brown cover to Elizabethtown Pa., slightly reduced at right and small nick at corner, Fine

E. 300-400
300
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1527
c
U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black (7LB13). Three huge margins, slightly in at left, uncancelled, used on Dec. 15, 1852 folded letter from president of Pennsylvania Railroad to local street address, file fold, slightly soiled, Fine and rare use of the Black Lithographed U.S.P.O. Carrier stamp, signed Sloane (as genuinely used on this cover), ex Hollowbush

E. 500-750
450
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1528
 
U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c 1850-52 Issue (7LB11-7LB13). Four genuine stamps mounted with reference material, includes 7LB11 with red star, two 7LB12 and 7LB13 unused (cut in at top), minor faults, scarce group

985
260
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1529
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Type C31 oval in red with matching "Paid" straightline on Jul. 1855 folded notice to local street address, file folds, still Fine and very rare, ex Worthington

E. 200-300
100
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1530
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Partly clear red double-oval handstamp on 1855 folded letter to local street address, matching red "Paid" and red "Philadelphia Pa. Paid 3 cts Apr. 12" integral-rate circular datestamp, file folds, Fine and extremely unusual combination of markings

E. 200-300
100
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1531
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Bold red double-oval handstamp boldly struck on Mar. 1853 folded printed notice to local street address, Very Fine

E. 150-200
100
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1532
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Mostly clear red double-oval handstamp on cover to local street address, bold red "Paid", Very Fine, ex Gibson

E. 150-200
160
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1533
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Mostly clear red double-oval handstamp on buff cover to local street address, bold red "Paid", Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
110
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1534
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Mostly clear red double-oval handstamp on folded cover to local street address, Fine and scarce

E. 100-150
70
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1535
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Black double-oval handstamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on cover to local street address, overall lithographed Pennsylvania Railroad design, Very Fine, a scarce marking on stamps

E. 300-400
300
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1536
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Black double-oval handstamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on unsealed circular-rate cover to Marcy O., slight toning at left edge, Very Fine, extremely unusual use of this marking on a circular-rate cover

E. 300-400
260
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1537
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Black double-oval handstamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red (24, 26) on cover to Trenton N.J., "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 1, 1860" octagonal datestamp , reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce use of this marking on outbound mail, ex Hollowbush

E. 300-400
0
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1538
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Bold strikes of black double-oval handstamp ties two 3c Dull Red (26) on front only to New York City, file fold thru one stamp, still Very Fine

E. 150-200
240
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1539
c
U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent. Black double-oval handstamp and "Philadelphia Pa. Aug. 18" octagonal datestamp ties 3c Dull Red (26) on buff cover to West Tisbury Mass., flap removed, tear at top, choice strike and scarce usage

E. 100-150
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1540
c
Philadelphia Carrier/Drop Usage. Two covers, each has "U.S.P.O. Dispatch * Phila." octagonal datestamp in "Drop 1 ct." in circle, accompanied by a third cover with "1" drop rate, Very Fine

E. 150-200
95
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1541
c
"Carrier at Norristown please deliver early". Sender's ms. instructions on corner card cover to Mr. Way-Chung Tazak at Norristown, 3c Dull Red (11), ample margins to touching, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Jun. 27" circular datestamp, faint waterstain at bottom right, still Fine, unusual reference to Norristown carrier

E. 100-150
160
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1542
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Two, paying 1c carrier fee plus 1c drop rate, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Jun. 30" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, Very Fine and scarce prepayment

E. 200-300
375
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1543
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Tied by "U.S.P.O. Dispatch * Phila. * May 29 11 AM" octagonal datestamp on Navy Agent's official business imprint cover to local street address, Very Fine

E. 100-150
105
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1544
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Wide right margin showing portion of imprint, tied by "U.S.P.O. Dispatch * Phila. * Feb. 11 2-1/2 PM" octagonal datestamp on cover to local street address, Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1545
c
1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red (24, 26). Tied by grids, red "Kensington Pa. Aug. 24" circular datestamp on cover to Montgomery Pa., couple faint stain spots, Very Fine, scarce Kensington carrier usage

E. 100-150
80
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1546
c
1c Blue (63). Well-centered, rich color, tied by grid, "U.S.P.O. Dispatch * Phila. * Nov. 21 8AM" octagonal datestamp on unsealed cover to local street address, rare 1c rate for unsealed circular, Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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1547
c
Philadelphia Carrier and Drop Usages. 20 covers, nice range of items incl. 1857 and 1861 frankings, carrier usages incl. two Red Stars (one with No. 11, other with "Free"), 1c plus 3c combinations incl. No. 22 on 3c Star Die, Nos. 63 & 65, minor faults, otherwise Fine, worth careful study

E. 400-500
210
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1548
c
1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red (24, 26). Tied by grids, "Freeport Ill. May 27, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Philadelphia street address, slightly reduced at right, otherwise Fine, the 1c plus 3c combination is very unusual from Freeport Ill.

E. 100-150
100
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