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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June, 2020

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Category — General Carrier and City Carrier Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8338
nh
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8338, General Carrier and City Carrier Issues1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins with framelines or design portions of all eight surrounding stamps, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; Carriers & Locals unpriced in SMQ), this is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and it is shared by only 11 others, Scott value as hinged

50
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8339
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8339, General Carrier and City Carrier Issues1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2)1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2). Two covers, first LO2 with huge margins to touched, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), carrier cancelled by red star and stamp tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 24" circular datestamp on buff cover to Williamsburg Va., minor edge wear, still Very Fine, second cover a small blue envelope also used from Philadelphia with 3c No. 11A, some toning spots, appears Fine

E. 200-300
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8340
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8340, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md. Feb. 28, Baltimore Md. Feb. 28Baltimore Md. Feb. 28. Blue circular datestamp with matching "Paid 2" Carrier Department arc handstamp on oversize cover to Baltimore street address with elaborate lace border design, tiny blue manuscript "Paid", also pencil "2" written over the "Paid 2" handstamp, similar to other examples seen, small erosion hole at lower right is inconsequential, Very Fine, accompanied by a Collectors Club Philatelist article discussing the handstamp

E. 200-300
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8341
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8341, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish, 1c Blue (1LB1, 1LB3), Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish, 1c Blue (1LB1, 1LB3)Baltimore Md., 1c Red on Bluish, 1c Blue (1LB1, 1LB3). Two covers, first with carrier stamp cancelled by small manuscript "X" on diminutive buff cover addressed locally, Very Fine, second also with pen cancel, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A) which is tied by rimless "Baltimore Md. Nov. 3" circular datestamp on blue cover to Eatonton Ga., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8342
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8342, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Red, 1c Black (1LB7, 1LB8), Baltimore Md., 1c Red, 1c Black (1LB7, 1LB8)Baltimore Md., 1c Red, 1c Black (1LB7, 1LB8). Three covers, first two bearing No. 1LB7, one tied alongside 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) by blue Baltimore circular datestamp, second used on 3c Nesbitt entire, second with toning affecting carrier stamp, finally No. 1LB8 tied alongside 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) by blue "Baltimore Md. Apr. 8, 1861" circular datestamp on small cover with original enclosure, each with small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
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8343
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8343, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Black, Short Rays (1LB8b), Baltimore Md., 1c Black, Short Rays (1LB8b)Baltimore Md., 1c Black, Short Rays (1LB8b). Position 2, ample to large margins, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), each stamp tied by blue "Baltimore Md." circular datestamp on small cover to New York City, 3c slightly oxidized, Very Fine, ex Kuphal

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8344
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8344, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9). Position 2 with short rays, also with unusual "eighth moon" at right, huge margins to just in at top right including sheet margin at right, uncancelled and used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Sep. 25" circular datestamp on narrow cover to Bremo Bluff P.O. Va., Very Fine, choice quality, ex Knapp, Souren and Wall

E. 200-300
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8345
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8345, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBoston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure, 1c Blue (3LB1, 3LB2), Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure, 1c Blue (3LB1, 3LB2)Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure, 1c Blue (3LB1, 3LB2). Two covers, each with pen cancelled stamp used alone on covers addressed locally, both stamps with large to full margins and fresh appearance, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8346
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8346, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesBoston Mass., 1c Blue (3LB2), Boston Mass., 1c Blue (3LB2)Boston Mass., 1c Blue (3LB2). Large margins to touched at left, red crayon cancel, used with 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), light corner crease, tied by small "Paid" grid cancel, faint strike of red "Boston 3 cts. 8 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Salmon Falls N.H., minor cover edgewear, appears Very Fine, a scarce combination, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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8347
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8347, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8), Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8)Honour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8). Large margins to touched at left, faint stain or cancel, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), large margins to touching, tied by blue "Charleston S.C. Paid Jul. 3" circular datestamp on cover to Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine and attractive, ex Kuphal

E. 200-300
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8348
 
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8348, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Buff Glazed, Pair, One Stamp Sideways (6LB11 var), U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Buff Glazed, Pair, One Stamp Sideways (6LB11 var)U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Buff Glazed, Pair, One Stamp Sideways (6LB11 var). Single with unusually large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at bottom with design sideways, also showing part of another adjoining stamp, tied on small piece by red circular datestamp, pencil "1" at center, the sideways portion with light diagonal crease at right, Very Fine appearance and very rare, only one unused complete pair is recorded (last offered in our sale of the "D.K." Collection), unpriced in Scott as unused, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8349
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8349, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesU.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black (6LB9-6LB11), U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black (6LB9-6LB11)U.S. Mail, New York N.Y., 1c Black (6LB9-6LB11). Balance of four covers on exhibit pages, Nos. 6LB9, 6LB10 (two) and 6LB11, each a solo use, pen cancelled except for one 6LB10 tied by red New York circular datestamp, minor flaws including slight oxidation on the two 6LB10's, overall Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
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8350
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8350, General Carrier and City Carrier IssuesU.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed, Blue (7LB11, 7LB12), U.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed, Blue (7LB11, 7LB12)U.S.P.O. Philadelphia Pa., 1c Gold on Black Glazed, Blue (7LB11, 7LB12). First on buff cover to Elizabethtown Pa., minor faults, appears Fine, second with large margins to touched at top, bold red star cancel (not tied), used on folded cover to local street address, some bleed-thru from writing inside, Very Fine, ex Kuphal, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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8351
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8351, General Carrier and City Carrier Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Almost perfectly centered, neatly tied by "U.S. Penny Mail, Phila. Pa. Jul. 7" octagonal datestamp on immaculate cover locally addressed, slightly reduced at right, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
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