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Sale 1040 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 March, 2013

Category — Carriers and Locals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2219
E
(1c) Franklin Carrier, Schernikow Essays. Stockbook containing 42 items, including Nos. LO1-E2a (14, complete for Scott-listed colors), LO1-E2c (3, also complete), LO1-E3a (15, also complete), LO1-E3c (six, also complete with one duplicate), last are singles and blocks of four of LO1P4 and LO2P4, overall fresh and Very Fine group

4,585
10,500
2220
E
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 2220, Carriers and Locals(1c) Franklin Carrier, Large Die Essay on Glazed Card (LO1-E4), (1c) Franklin Carrier, Large Die Essay on Glazed Card (LO1-E4)(1c) Franklin Carrier, Large Die Essay on Glazed Card (LO1-E4). Two, including Scarlet and Green, approximately 121 x 125mm with full die sinkage, fresh and Extremely Fine

1,000
750
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2221
TC
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 2221, Carriers and Locals(1c) Franklin Carrier, Orange Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (LO1TC5), (1c) Franklin Carrier, Orange Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (LO1TC5)(1c) Franklin Carrier, Orange Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (LO1TC5). Large margins, Very Fine and choice, ex Caspary

350
170
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2222
TC
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 2222, Carriers and Locals(1c) Franklin Carrier, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (LO1TC4), (1c) Franklin Carrier, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (LO1TC4)(1c) Franklin Carrier, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (LO1TC4). Complete set of blocks of eight in all four colors, rich color, large margins, Scarlet split into two blocks of four and rejoined, Blue with scissors-cut between right stamps and thin spot at bottom left

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE SET OF BLOCKS OF EIGHT OF ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS OF THE FRANKLIN CARRIER ISSUE.

The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Only one sheet of 100 in each color was printed. Very few have been kept together as intact sets. The existence of this set of blocks of eight is truly remarkable.

Scott Retail as singles.

4,480
15,500
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2223
TC
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 2223, Carriers and Locals1c Eagle Carrier, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (LO2TC4), 1c Eagle Carrier, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (LO2TC4)1c Eagle Carrier, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (LO2TC4). Complete set of five colors in blocks of eight, large margins, rich colors, one Black small thin spot

VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF BLOCKS OF EIGHT OF THE ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS FOR THE ONE-CENT EAGLE CARRIER.

The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Only one sheet of 100 in each color was printed. Very few have been kept together as intact sets. The existence of this set of blocks of eight is truly remarkable.

Scott Retail as singles.

4,480
9,000
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2224
ogbl
Pomeroy's Letter Express. Five panes of 20, 117L2B, others are remainders including printing on medium fibrous paper, unused (no gum), overall fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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2225
ogbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 2225, Carriers and LocalsTeese & Co. Penny Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Blue on Bluish (137L1), Teese & Co. Penny Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Blue on Bluish (137L1)Teese & Co. Penny Post, Philadelphia Pa., (1c) Blue on Bluish (137L1). Block of 44, original gum, large margins to just in, few faults including toned spots and light creases, still Fine-Very Fine and attractive multiple

1,160
0
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