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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Carriers & Locals Balances

Cat./Est. Value
Carriers and Locals Balance. Eight covers incl. Nos. LO3 fraudently affixed to 3c Nesbitt, 6LB5, 15L9, 15L13, 15L14 with No. 11, 15L18, 3c Green entire with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank, 2c Green entire with Pacific Express Co. Nebraska label, last two items without top backflaps, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
Locals Balance. Three different tied on covers, Blood's 15L14 with 3c 1851 and 15L18, Boyd's 20L17 with 3c 1861, also a folded cover to Boston with "Ship 6" and B. C. Clark forwarder's oval, 15L18 opened roughly at right, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
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Carriers and Locals Reference Collection. Mounted study collection and accumulation of loose material, several hundred items, includes counterfeits, bogus posts, stamps added to covers (some with genuine stamps), also includes genuine stamps and interesting collateral material such as express receipts, banknotes and American District Telegraph covers, many pages prepared by Elliott Perry and maintained by Richard Schwartz, a tremendous holding worth careful examination

E. 2,000-3,000
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Carriers and Locals Reference Collection. Album pages of fakes and forgeries with a few genuine items included, wide range of issues incl. East River P.O., Hussey's, Metropolitan P.O., Honours, Boyd's Boyce's, several others, some faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 300-400
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Local Posts. Album containing covers, unused and used stamps neatly mounted and described on quadrille pages, first is dated 1763 and carried privately by a ship's captain, some Blood's, Boyd's and Hussey's covers, off-cover incl. Adams & Co.'s Express, American Letter Mail, Pomeroy's, some faults, most are Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 500-750
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