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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: Louisville

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
552
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 552, Carrier Departments: LouisvilleBrown & 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 margins to slightly in frameline only, pre-use vertical scissors-cut deep into stamp, uncancelled, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on cover to Baltimore, from the Gail correspondence (the source of several tied examples), vertical folds, part of backflap removed, otherwise Fine, scarce use of this Louisville carrier department stamp

E. 300-400
250
553
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 553, Carrier Departments: LouisvilleBrown & 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). Two covers, large and huge margins respectively, both uncancelled, first on 3c Red on Buff Nesbitte entire (U10) to Cooperstown N.Y., Very Fine, 2000 A.P.S. certificate declines opinion on origination of stamp, second with pair 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on legal-size cover to Maysville Ky., stamps tied by blue Louisville circular datestamp, edge and 3c stamp flaws, carrier stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, signed Ashbrook, ex Richey

1,500
250
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554
c
New York City Carrier Dept. Balance of approximately 40 covers, many bearing the 1c "U.S. Mail Prepaid" adhesives (6LB9-6LB11), others with 3c and 1c 1851-61 combinations for carrier service, appropriate department carrier markings, mixed condition with flaws to be expected, Fine appearing group

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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