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Carriers

Lots 956-965 Lots 966-967

Lot 956    

(New Orleans) N.O.U.S. City Post, Apr 14, 8 A.M., snow shovel handstamp struck in green with matching "Car. 2" in oval on incoming cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by "New-York, Apr 6" cds, endorsed "Care of Mrs Caswell, Cor South & Camp, Lafayette Square"; reduced at right with upper right corner mend, F.-V.F. appearance, a scarce New Orleans green carrier use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 957    

Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, three margins, barely touched at left, tied by red grid cancel, matching strike ties 10¢ dull red (11A), deep rich color, matching red "Kensington Pa Dec 22" cds on dark buff cover to Danboro Pa.; couple small edge faults, a Very Fine and scarce use from Kensington, ex-Meyersburg, Vernon Morris Jr.; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. LO2    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 958    

Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, used with 3¢ dull red, type I (25), faulty bottom right, each tied by "Washington D.C. 'Free' Jan 8 1858" cds on cover to Philadelphia Pa., F.-V.F.
Scott No. LO2; $1,400 + as normal #26 combo    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $150

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Lot 959    

Carrier, 1851, 1¢ Eagle, ample to large margins, tied by red star handstamps on 1855 cover to Ohio, in combination with 1855, 3¢ rose red tied by blue "Cincinnati, O., Sep 28" cds, with original enclosure, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. LO2+11    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $250

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Lot 960    

City Despatch Post, U.S., Feb 11, O'Clock, red cds on ornate Valentine's envelope to woman at local street address; small top edge tear, otherwise Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 961    

U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, partial strike of black double-oval handstamp cancelled by red "Paid" handstamp on cover to local street address; lightly cleaned, Fine and rare use with Paid cancel, ex-Worthington, Golden.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $300

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Lot 962    

U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, perfect bold strike of red double-oval handstamp on March 1855 cover to local street address; two faint toned spots, still Extremely Fine with an exceptional strike, One of the Finest Strikes of this U.S.P.O. Despatch Double-Oval, ex-Hind, Middendorf, Meyersburg, Morris; with clear 1997 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 963    

U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, exceptional bold strike of red double-oval on blue April 28, 1853 printed circular for temperance meeting to West Philadelphia Pa., entered mails with "Philadelphia. Pa. '5cts' Apr 30" integral-due cds, Extremely Fine and choice, The Earliest Recorded Example of this U.S.P.O. Despatch Double-Oval, ex-Worthington, Hatfield, Hall; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Complete Images.

Realized: $800

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Lot 964    

U.S.P.O. Despatch/Pre-Paid/One Cent, red double-oval handstamp on buff cover to local street address, entered mails with "Philadelphia Pa. Jun 12" cds and matching "Paid 1ct" rating handstamp for drop rate, Very Fine and rare combination of markings, ex-Hall.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $325

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Lot 965    

City Despatch, PM (Philadelphia Pa.), red handstamp with two bars across circle, red strike on February 11, 1845 folded local letter; central fold split and tape stained, Fine and rare, fewer than ten are recorded, ex-Dr. Morris.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $160

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