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Sale 965 — The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 3 December, 2008

Category — Baltimore, Maryland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1004
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1004, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1), Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1)Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish (1LB1). Large margins to clear at right, uncancelled but just tied by docketing, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), ample to large margins, grid cancel, "Baltimore Md. Jun. 10" circular datestamp on small cover to Cumberland Md., 3c tiny corner crease, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
190
1005
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1005, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Blue on Bluish (1LB2), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue on Bluish (1LB2)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue on Bluish (1LB2). Ample margins to just touched, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Oct. 22" circular datestamp on blue 1853 folded letter to New York City, file fold clear of stamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1006
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1006, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB3). Large margins to just touched at right, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. May 4" circular datestamp on cover to local street address, Very Fine, the Baltimore carrier stamps are rarely encountered tied in this manner, ex Caspary and Middendorf

E. 500-750
1,900
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1007
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1007, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4), Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4)Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4). Type 9, ample margins to slightly in, ms. cancel, used with 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), ample margins to clear, tied by grid cancel, "Baltimore Md. Aug. 5" (1851) circular datestamp on folded cover to New York City, 3c very slightly creased (not mentioned on certificate)

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION OF THE BALTIMORE GREEN CARRIER STAMP AND 1851 3-CENT ORANGE BROWN.

The 1c Green and 1c Red on White are the rarest of the Baltimore Carrier Department issues. Only a few covers are known with the 1c Green used in combination with regular postage.

Ex Middendorf. With 1991 P.F. certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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1008
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1008, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB5), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB5)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB5). Type 4, large margins to slightly in at top left, uncancelled, used on Sep. 27, 1852 folded letter to local street address, stamp and cover with slight toning and age spotting, otherwise Fine, the Red on White Baltimore Carrier stamp is very rare on cover, ex Caspary, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
275
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1009
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1009, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB6), Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB6)Baltimore Md., 1c Blue (1LB6). Large margins to clear at bottom, uncancelled, lightly toned, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26A), pulled perfs at left, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Jan. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Philadelphia, Fine

E. 100-150
120
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1010
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1010, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7). Full to large margins, pencil cancel, used on buff cover to Fell's Point in Baltimore, Extremely Fine, ex Caspary

E. 200-300
130
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1011
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1011, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a), Baltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a)Baltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a). Position 7, three large margins, slightly in at left, pencil "X" cancel, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), some scissors-trimmed perfs, both stamps tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Apr. 7" circular datestamp on cover to Alexandria Va., Very Fine, scarce tied combination with the "SENT" variety

E. 300-400
200
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1012
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1012, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a), Baltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a)Baltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a). Position 7, ample to large margins, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Jun. 8" circular datestamp on buff cover to Houston Tex., Very Fine

E. 500-750
400
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1013
c
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1013, Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9). Large margins to clear, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), both stamps tied by "Baltimore Md. Nov. 10" circular datestamp on small yellow cover to Brookville Pa., Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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