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Sale 965 — The Alan Geisler Collection of Carriers and Locals

Sale Date — Wednesday, 3 December, 2008

Category — Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1196
 
Sale Number 965, Lot Number 1196, Local and Private Posts (Guys thru Hopedale)T. A. Hampton City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (77L1), T. A. Hampton City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (77L1)T. A. Hampton City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa., (2c) Black (77L1). Cut to shape as always, frameline complete all around, uncancelled, small ink stain and broken crease at bottom with small repair and red ink mark, affixed to Aug. 22, 1848 folded letter to Burlington N.J. with blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Aug. 22" integral-rate circular datestamp, Very Fine appearing stamp, there are eight reported examples of 77L1, including two or three added to covers, ex Gibson and Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate certifying the stamp and stating that it did not originate on this cover, Scott Retail $1,500.00 as an uncancelled stamp

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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