Sale 862 — The D.K. Collection of U.S. Carriers & Locals
Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003
Category — Carrier Departments (St. Louis Mo.)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE FINEST OF THE FOURTEEN RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ST. LOUIS 2-CENT BLACK CARRIER STAMP. ONLY TWO OF THE FIVE RECORDED TYPE I, SCOTT 8LB1, ARE SOUND.
Our census of the St. Louis 8LB1-8LB2 carrier stamps contains 11 unused and 3 used stamps (none is known on cover). Of the 14 recorded, only 5 are Type I. This stamp has the largest margins of all sound examples of either 8LB1 or 8LB2.
Ex Caspary, Boker and Golden. With 1999 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $7,000.00.
EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE TWO FINEST SOUND EXAMPLES OF THE FOURTEEN RECORDED ST. LOUIS CARRIER STAMPS.
Only 6 of the 13 recorded 8LB1 or 8LB2 stamps are sound. Two are Type I (8LB1) and four are Type II (8LB2).
Ex Redfield and Golden.
With 1972 Friedl certificate signed by Bloch and Boker, and with 1999 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $5,500.00.