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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: Philadelphia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
555
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 555, Carrier Departments: PhiladelphiaU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6). Position 1 with huge top left corner sheet margins, bottom frameline intact, in at right, uncancelled, used on folded cover to Bartonsville Pa., faint blue "Philadelphia Pa. 5 cts (Jan?) 15" integral-rate circular datestamp, light toning, small wrinkle in bottom of stamp (not noted on certificate), Very Fine, extremely unusual with sheet margin of this size, with 1997 P.F. certificate as 7LB1 (in error)

E. 300-400
325
556
c
Sale Number 1101, Lot Number 556, Carrier Departments: PhiladelphiaU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (7LB9), U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (7LB9)U.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Yellow Glazed (7LB9). Large bottom margin, frameline at right and traces on other sides, slight oxidation, uncancelled on folded cover to local street address, faint blue Philadelphia circular datestamp and "2" in circle drop-rate marking, slightly worn, file fold and small tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance, a rare stamp that appears to have been used on this folded letter with "2" drop-rate marking, this is one of approximately 18 reported Yellow 7LB9 carrier stamps on cover, there is a "W.H.C." backstamp on the inside behind the stamp, which indicates Warren H. Colson considered the use genuine, but we must offer it on its own merits, ex Hall and from our Sale 285, which featured the Philip H. Ward Carriers and Locals collection, Scott value for 7LB9 uncancelled off cover

2,750
650
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557
c
Philadelphia Carrier Covers. Group of 15 covers, many with 1c-3c combinations including two on Union Patriotic covers, Carrier Dept. adhesives on cover including Nos. 7LB7, 7LB11 (three), 7LB12 used with 3c 1851 Issue, mixed condition with some cover or stamp flaws, Fine appearing group, two P.F. certificates accompany

E. 750-1,000
800
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