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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — Carriers & Locals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1033
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 1033, Carriers & LocalsBaltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8), Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8)Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8). Plate reconstruction of the ten positions comprising eleven stamps including vertical strip of three with o.g. (Pos. 5/7/9 -- Pos. 7 "Sent"), Pos. 2 with short rays, couple faults, still Very Fine and rare, ex Caspary and signed Sloane

720
375
1034
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 1034, Carriers & LocalsU.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue (6LB3), U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue (6LB3)U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Light Blue (6LB3). Large margins all around, intense impression on bright paper, bold strike of framed "U.S." cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, this is the first stamp printed and issued by the United States government (Aug. 1842)

500
700
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1035
ogbl
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 1035, Carriers & LocalsAdams & Co.'s Express, Cal., 25c Black on Pink Glazed Card (1L3), Adams & Co.'s Express, Cal., 25c Black on Pink Glazed Card (1L3)Adams & Co.'s Express, Cal., 25c Black on Pink Glazed Card (1L3). Bottom sheet margin block of six, without gum as issued, large margins other sides, Very Fine and choice

220
270
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1036
ngbl
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 1036, Carriers & LocalsWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Red (143L3), Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Red (143L3)Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $1.00 Red (143L3). Right sheet margin block of four, unused (no gum), large to huge margins, rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine

475
600
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1037
 
Wells, Fargo & Co. $1.00-$4.00 Pony Express (143L1-143L5). All have full margins, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

1,000
500
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