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Local Issues - Blood to Bouton

Lots 1275-1284 Lots 1285-1294 Lots 1295-1297

Lot 1275    

D. O. Blood & Co., 1841-47 Stampless Markings, two folded letters comprising "City Despatch * D. O. Blood & Co. * Paid" circular handstamp with "Philada Pa. '5 cts' Jun 5" integral-rate cds to Montrose Pa.; other with "City Despatch * D. O. Blood & Co. * 2 Cts." double-circle on 1847 letter to local address; each with PFC, Very Fine pair.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Realized: $350

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Lot 1276    

Philadelphia Despatch Post, 1843 (3¢) black on grayish, "R & Co." initials, margins large to in at upper right, tied by manuscript cancel on 1844 folded letter to Richmond, Va. red "Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 2" cds and blue manuscript "18¾" rating, F.-V.F., a rare out of state usage of this Philadelphia Despatch Post issue, with less than ten such usages known; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L3    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $575

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Lot 1277    

Blood & Co., 1845 (2¢) black, clear to large margins, neat manuscript cancel on street addressed local folded letter sheet; stamp with small closed tear, otherwise Very Fine; signed Frajola, with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L5    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $400

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Lot 1278    

Blood & Co., 1845 (2¢) black, manuscript "X" cancel, large margins to in at bottom, used on February 25th 1847 Philadelphia folded letter to local street address; stamp creased from file fold, F.-V.F.; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L5    $800.

Realized: $260

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Lot 1279    

Blood & Co., 1846 (2¢) black, margins to touched, cancelled by small fancy cross, used on locally addressed buff cover; some cover aging, Fine and scarce use; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L6    $1,250.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1280    

Blood & Co., 1846-47 (2¢) black, margins to cut in, cancelled by manuscript "X", used on folded letter with partial blue "Philadelphia '5' Jan 18" integral-rate cds to Newark N.J.; missing top flap and small edge tear, Fine, ex-Morris; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L7    $750.

Realized: $170

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Lot 1281    

Blood & Co., 1846-47 (2¢) black, manuscript canceled on 1847 folded letter to Washington, D.C., blue "Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 1" cds and matching "Free" box handstamp, stamp with minor gum toning, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 15L8    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $190

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Lot 1282    

Blood & Co., 1846-47 (2¢) black, uncancelled as usual, tied by file fold on 1847 folded letter with blue "Philada Pa. '10 cts' Apr. 5" integral-rate cds to St. Louis, Mo., Fine, ex-Hollowbush.
Scott No. 15L8; $500    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $220

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Lot 1283    

Blood & Co., 1848 (2¢) black & blue, small pre-printing paper fold and trivial margin nick at upper left, canceled by small grid handstamp on folded letter sheet to Washington D.C., blue "Philada., Pa., Apr 12, 5" integral rate cds, "Paid by Hotel" notation at lower left, Very Fine; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L10    $1,750 not tied on cover.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1284    

Blood & Co., 1848 (2¢) gold on black, acid tied, on cover with partial blue "Philadelphia, Oct" cds and matching "5" in lined circle rating handstamp to Newtown, Long Island N.Y., Very Fine; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L12    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $400

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