Sale 862 — The D.K. Collection of U.S. Carriers & Locals

Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003

Category — Carrier Departments (Louisville Ky.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
36
ogbl
Sale 862, Lot 36, Carrier Departments (Louisville Ky.)Wharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1). Complete sheet of 50 (two panes), original gum, Mint N.H. except for six stamps, some horizontal creases caused by gum and some adherence in right margin, a few small patches of missing gum

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT EXHIBITION PIECE AND ONE OF THE FEW REMAINING COMPLETE SHEETS OF FIFTY OF THE WHARTON'S CARRIER STAMP.

Our records of Wharton indicate the existence of a half-dozen panes of 25 and at least four complete sheets of 50; however, the only other sheet known to still exist was offered in our Hall sale.

Ex Edward H. R. Green and Golden. With 2000 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $7,000.00.

E. 7,500-10,000
4,500
37
ng
Sale 862, Lot 37, Carrier Departments (Louisville Ky.)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, (2c) Black (5LB3). Unused (no gum), large margins with framelines complete all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS THE FINEST UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE THIRTEEN RECORDED BROWN & MCGILL 2-CENT BLACK STAMPS.

Ex Boker and Golden. With 2000 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $4,500.00.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
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