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Stamps and Postal History


Carriers and Locals




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Lot 2095

Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle (Scott LO2), o.g., never hinged, absolutely amazing stamp, fresh and bright as the day it was issued, lovely color and impression, picture frame trimming with adjoining stamps all around, would be a highlight of any Carrier collection, Superb Gem, Top of the Pop! The highest graded example attaining this lofty grade, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J.
Scott $50 as hinged.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $475.
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Lot 2096
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American Letter Mail Co., 1844, black on gray (Scott 5L2), manuscript "X" cancel, large to huge margins including framelines at top and left, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $250.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2097

City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), o.g., lightly hinged, large margins all around including framelines at top and left, fresh and sharp, Extremely Fine, an outstanding example of North America's first postage stamp, with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2098

City Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), o.g., lightly hinged, remarkably fresh, enormous margins all around, An exceptional example of this important stamp, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95 and 1993 P.F. certificate for pair from which this came.
Scott $375.
Estimate $400 - 500

The City Dispatch Post was started on Feb. 1, 1842, when this stamp was issued, making it the first adhesive stamp used in the United States
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Realized $400.
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Lot 2099
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Wells Fargo & Co., 1861, $2 green (Scott 143L4), unused without gum, fresh, nice color, ample to large margins all around, wonderful example; tiny natural inclusion, Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2100

World Telecommunications Conferences, 1947, 5¢ olive bister (Scott 17T1), full booklet pane of 9, with eight 5¢ and one 10¢, o.g., previously hinged in selvage and bottom center stamps, remaining stamps are never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $500.
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