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Sale 925 — The Edgar Kuphal Collection of U.S. Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 November, 2006

Category — Louisville, Kentucky

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1204
ogbl
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1204, Louisville, KentuckyWharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1), Wharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1)Wharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1). Complete pane of 25, original gum, small sealed tear lower right, couple other trivial faults, still Very Fine, a rare pane of the Wharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch 2c Bluish Green

3,250
1,300
1205
 
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1205, Louisville, KentuckyBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Full margins, blue Louisville circular datestamp and black New York debit datestamp indicating this stamp was used on transatlantic mail, tear and small thins, Very Fine appearance, rare

750
200
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1206
c
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1206, Louisville, KentuckyBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Large to huge margins showing dividing lines all around, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), both stamps tied by blue 6-bar grid, matching "Louisville Ky. Aug. 4, 1860" circular datestamp on cover to Mt. Sterling O., 3c few short perfs, carrier stamp has tiny toned specks and minute scuff in top left margin

A VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED BY LOUISVILLE GRID CANCEL. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN ARE KNOWN TIED ON COVER IN THIS MANNER, THIS BEING ONE OF THE TWO FINEST.

The Middendorf sale catalogue reported five tied examples of the Brown & McGill carrier stamp. Our records contain seven genuine tied usages, one of which is a front only.

6,250
2,400
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1207
ng
Sale Number 925, Lot Number 1207, Louisville, KentuckyBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Black (5LB3), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Black (5LB3)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Black (5LB3). Unused (no gum), even margins cut inside the framelines but clear of design, faint staining and tiny thin, still a Fine example of this very rare stamp, of which thirteen examples are recorded, ex Golden

4,500
2,500
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