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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Post Office Seals
2009-09-29
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 2615, The Martin Richardson Gold Medal Collection of U.S. Post Office Seals (1877-1969 Post Office Seals)1907, Official Seals, "Supposed Liable to Customs Duty" Paper (OX12 var, OX13 var), 1907, Official Seals, "Supposed Liable to Customs Duty" Paper (OX12 var, OX13 var)1907, Official Seals, "Supposed Liable to Customs Duty" Paper (OX12 var, OX13 var). Pair and block of four, pair with double impression -- one in Royal Blue and one in Blue, block in Royal Blue on "Birchwood Superfine" watermarked paper, some creases and wrinkles in block, fascinating items that Kotanchik states should be considered essays, seals were often used to reclose mail opened for customs inspection and the Post Office may have been experimenting with printing seals directly onto the customs labels, only approx. 10 examples recorded

E. 300-400
450
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Post Office Seals
2009-09-29
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 2616, The Martin Richardson Gold Medal Collection of U.S. Post Office Seals (1877-1969 Post Office Seals)1907, Official Seal, Blue, Double Impression, Imperforate (OX13 var), 1907, Official Seal, Blue, Double Impression, Imperforate (OX13 var)1907, Official Seal, Blue, Double Impression, Imperforate (OX13 var). Two unused pairs, no gum, one with second impression barely shifted from first impression, other with second impression shifted approx. 10mm down and to the right in a different shade from first, also showing portions of four additional seals, small ink stain at right, also includes single No. OX13 with full offset impression under gum

E. 100-150
225
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