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Sale 1101 — United States Carriers and Locals, Featuring the Gordon Stimmell Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 June, 2015

Category — Carrier Departments: Baltimore

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
527
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 527, Carrier Departments: BaltimoreBaltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4), Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4)Baltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4). Type 3, large margins to clear, tied by pencil cancel on cover to local street address, pencil notation "Apr. 14, 1858", some wear and edge tears, backflap removed, light vertical crease at right slightly affects stamp, otherwise Fine, scarce use of Baltimore Green carrier stamp

E. 500-750
550
528
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 528, Carrier Departments: BaltimoreBaltimore Md., Coin and Horse & Rider Issue Combination Covers (1LB6-1LB8), Baltimore Md., Coin and Horse & Rider Issue Combination Covers (1LB6-1LB8)Baltimore Md., Coin and Horse & Rider Issue Combination Covers (1LB6-1LB8). Five select covers with 3c 1857 combinations, one of No. 1LB6, two of Nos. 1LB7-1LB8, each used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), all are tied together by blue Baltimore circular datestamp except one of last tied separately, some minor cover flaws mostly confined to backflaps, Very Fine, an attractive and colorful group

2,400
1,600
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529
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 529, Carrier Departments: BaltimoreBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB7). Ample to large margins, pencil cancel, used with vertical strip of three 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), trimmed perfs at top, some toning and small flaws, tied by two strikes of "Baltimore Md. Jun. 23" circular datestamp on buff cover to Washington D.C., overall Very Fine, scarce combination, with 1977 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
375
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530
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 530, Carrier Departments: BaltimoreBaltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8), Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8)Baltimore Md., 1c Black (1LB8). Large even margins, uncancelled, used on small cover to London, England, blue "Baltimore Md. Aug. 3, 1860" circular datestamp, matching "24" unpaid rate handstamp, bold "N. York Am. Pkt. 21 Aug. 4" debit datestamp, manuscript "1/" due and red London Aug. 17 receiving backstamp, some offset from another red London datestamp on left margin of stamp effectively ties it to this cover, small opening tear at top, vertical fold, small scuff clear of stamp, still Very Fine, scarce transatlantic use

E. 400-500
425
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531
c
Baltimore Md. Carrier Dept. Large balance of covers spanning the first three adhesive designs, including five of No. 1LB1, 11 of Nos. 1LB2-1LB3, two of No. 1LB6, four of No. 1LB7, 20 of No. 1LB8, ten of No. 1LB9, plus a few others, many used with 3c 1851-57 Issue stamps, mixed condition with some defective stamps present, many are Fine or appear so, substantial Scott Retail value

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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