Sale 1272 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 December, 2022

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Category — Carrier Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3106
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3106, Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4). Type 5, left sheet margins, large margins all around, cancelled by pencil "X" on small cover to Baltimore street address, Extremely Fine and scarce, ex Caspary, Kelly and Golden

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E. 500-750
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3107
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3107, Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Green (1LB4). Type 9, huge margins showing trace of adjoining stamp above, faint gum stain, pencil cancel (not tied), used on Apr. 1858 part-printed bank notice to local address, Very Fine, ex Caspary and Golden

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E. 400-500
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3108
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3108, Carrier IssuesBaltimore Md., 1c Black, "SENT" (1LB8a). Position 7, cancelled by “G” in pen, on Sept. 12, 1857 folded letter to New York with 3c Claret, Ty. II (25A) tied by blue Baltimore circular datestamp, Very Fine and rare used with the 3c Type I perforated

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E. 200-300
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3109
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3109, Carrier IssuesBaltimore Carriers. Five covers, including 1LB6 tied by blue datestamp, 1LB7 with bottom sheet margin, pencil "X" cancel and "Baltimore Md. Jun. 17" circular datestamp on cover to Commissioner of Pensions, Washington D.C., large double-line circular receiving datestamp ties stamp, right edge torn and reduced at top, unusual use, ex Hessel and Golden, two of 1LB8 used with 3c 1857 issue (26), finally pen cancelled 1LB9 with a 3c 1857 issue (26), overall Fine

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E. 400-500
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3110
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3110, Carrier IssuesHonour's City Post, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Yellow (4LB7). Margins clear to just touching ornaments, uncancelled, red "Charleston S.C. Dec. 18/10" (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New York, fresh and Very Fine, used somewhat out of time period for 4LB7, P.F. certificate (which no longer accompanies) declines opinion as to usage, ex Golden

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E. 400-500
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3111
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3111, Carrier IssuesHonour's City Express, Charleston S.C., 2c Black on Bluish (4LB8). Three covers and one front, including three with pen cancels (one tied, the front with red crayon), three with 3c 1851 Issue stamps, one with 10c integral-rate circular datestamp with postage paid in cash, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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3112
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3112, Carrier IssuesU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose, "H" (7LB3). Large left margin, full frameline and part of frameline from adjoining stamp at top, uncancelled, used on small cover to Washington D.C., part strike of blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Apr. 15" (ca. 1850) integral-rate circular datestamp, letter enclosed, some minor toning, still Very Fine and scarce, ex Gibson and Golden

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E. 400-500
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3113
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3113, Carrier IssuesU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose, "L S" (7LB4). Large bottom margin, parts of two other framelines show, small tear at left, uncancelled and affixed to small white cover to Orwigsburgh Pa., blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Jan. 28" integral-rate circular datestamp, Fine, old 1982 P.F. certificate declines opinion as to stamp originating but we are confident it belongs, ex Golden

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E. 200-300
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3114
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3114, Carrier IssuesU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Rose (7LB6). Margin at top, in at sides, huge at bottom, uncancelled, blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts Oct. 30" (1849) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Bartonville Pa., some wear and damp stains, otherwise Fine, ex Meyersburg and Dr. Morris, with 1997 P.F. certificate

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E. 300-400
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3115
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3115, Carrier IssuesU.S.P.O., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Black on Vermilion Glazed (7LB8). Top left corner sheet margins, frameline at bottom, uncancelled and used on 1849 folded letter to Middletown Del., blue "Philada. Pa. Aug. 1/5" integral-rate circular datestamp, scuffs where Hind's adhesive mounting tape was removed, typical oxidation, otherwise fresh and Very Fine, very scarce, ex Hind and Hall

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E. 300-400
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3116
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3116, Carrier IssuesU.S.P.O., 1c Gold on Black Glazed, 1c Blue (7LB11, 7LB12). One of each uncancelled on separate covers with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A) in rich 1852 shades, both tied by Philadelphia circular datestamps, first with red star handstamp, second with green cameo advertisement for boots on flap, Fine-Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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3117
c
Carrier Departments, Cover Balance. 24 covers and one front, all with adhesive stamps, includes two LO2 with red stars and 3c Dull Red 1851 (11), 1LB1 uncancelled with 3c Orange Brown 1851 (10A), 1LB2 tied by open grid, 3LB1 on cover to New York originating at Mt. Washington, with red Adams Express forwarding handstamp, 6LB5b tied by City Despatch Post circular datestamp, 7LB12 tied by red star, others, mixed condition with a few faulty covers, many appear Fine

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E. 1,000-1,500
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