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2020-06-30
2020 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 197, Washington-Franklin and Panama Pacific Issues3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to right, small tear at top, lifted and hinged in place, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. May 1 5PM 1911" wavy-line machine cancel on light blue envelope with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card to White Plains N.Y., May 2 receiving backstamp, cover with small scuff spots at left from erased pencil notations of no consequence

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ON-COVER USE OF THE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL. ONLY 13 ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity.

With 1991 P.F. certificate. Signed Raymond H. Weill and Spencer Anderson

27,500
8,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 554, 20th Century Issues, An especially choice example of the 3¢ Orangeburg coil on cover

3¢ Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), remarkably well-centered for this difficult issue, deep rich color, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. May 22 5PM 1911" wavy-line machine cancel on light bluish gray cover with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, typewritten address to a doctor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Very Fine and choice stamp on a cover with usual minor edge wrinkles.

A beautiful example of the rare 3¢ Orangeburg coil on cover. Only 13 covers have been certified as genuine by The Philatelic Foundation.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911 specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3¢ coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity.

Ex Robert Zoellner. Signed on back by Ezra D. Cole. With 1987 P.F. certificate.

E. 10,000-15,000
14,500
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U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2018-11-14
United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 461, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to right and with full guideline at left, deep rich color, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. May 4 5PM 1911" wavy-line machine cancel on light gray clasped envelope with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card to New York City, small tear at top of cover is of no consequence

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER. ONLY 13 ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity.

This May 4, 1911 date is early for the Orangeburg coil. The presence of the guideline is also a rare and desirable feature, as no guideline pairs are known.

Signed by Bartels and Sloane. Ex Agris and Dr. Charles E. Test ("Concord" Collection). With 1988 and 2003 P.F. certificates.

27,500
19,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 234, 1910-22 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 389-539)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to left, deep rich color, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. May 27 5PM 1911" wavy-line machine cancel on light gray clasped envelope with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card to Dunmore Pa., without usual cover edge creasing, stamp with faint soiled spot at right harshly described on certificate as a "light stain"

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER. ONLY 13 ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity. This May 27, 1911, date is early for the Orangeburg coil.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

27,500
16,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2016-05-31
2016 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1129, Lot Number 416, Washington-Franklin and Panama-Pacific Issues3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Jun 3 3PM 1911" machine cancel on cover to Columbus O., usual "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON A FRESH COVER. ONLY 13 ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity.

With 1970 and 2001 P.F. certificates.

27,500
20,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2015-07-28
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1107, Lot Number 448, 1910-13 Washington-Franklins, Panama Pacific Issues (Scott 374-404)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Mar. 8 3PM 1911" machine cancel on cover to Berwyn Pa., usual "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, stamp lifted and hinged to cover, tiny stamp faults noted on most recent certificate

FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER. ONLY THIRTEEN ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production account for their rarity.

When we offered this stamp and the cover in our Sale 798 (lot 454A), it was our opinion that the stamp did not originate on this cover. However, it was subsequently twice expertized by The Philatelic Foundation and certified as a genuine use (earliest documented date) and acquired by Alan Berkun for his exhibit collection.

Ex Ward, Southgate and Berkun. With 1998 and 2015 P.F. certificates

27,500
10,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2015-02-23
The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post
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Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 215, 1910-13 Coils (Scott 384-396)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Mar. 8 3PM 1911" machine cancel on cover to Berwyn Pa., usual "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, stamp lifted and hinged to cover, tiny faults not noted on certificate

FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER. ONLY THIRTEEN ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production account for their rarity.

When we offered this stamp and the cover in our Sale 798 (lot 454A), it was our opinion that the stamp did not originate on this cover. However, it was subsequently expertized by The Philatelic Foundation and certified as a genuine use (earliest documented date) and acquired by Alan Berkun for his exhibit collection.

Ex Ward, Southgate and Berkun. With 1998 P.F. certificate.

27,500
12,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 220, Washington-Franklin and Panama Pacific Issues3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, choice centering for this difficult issue, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Sep. 19 5PM 1911" machine cancel on cover to Columbus O., usual "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, stamp with light diagonal crease at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON A FRESH COVER. ONLY THIRTEEN ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity.

Ex Klein. With 2006 P.F. certificate.

27,500
19,000
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U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
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Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1472, Banknote and Later Issues3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Remarkably choice centering, characteristic deep shade, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Sep. 22 5PM 1911" wavy-line machine cancel on gray-blue Bell & Company corner card cover to Jamaica N.Y., without flap and some cover creases and wrinkles, most noticeable at bottom right, stamp has several fairly well concealed tears at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE AND RARE ORANGEBURG COIL COVER DESPITE THE TRIVIAL FAULTS WHICH SO OFTEN AFFECT THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE KNOWN EXAMPLES. ONLY THIRTEEN ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity. The bulky content of each envelope accounts for the creasing and tears frequently found in Orangeburg coil stamps.

Accompanied by a Bell & Co. card with 1c No. 412 and 2c No. 353 on Bell & Co. cover, all (including 3c cover) to same addressee in Jamaica, New York.

27,500
12,500
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U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2006-05-13
2006 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 846, 1908-23 Issues (Scott 368 thru 389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, choice centering for this difficult issue, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Sep. 19 5PM 1911" machine cancel on cover to Columbus O., usual "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, stamp with light diagonal crease at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 3-CENT ORANGEBURG COIL ON A FRESH COVER. ONLY THIRTEEN ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

The Orangeburg coil was made by the Post Office Department in 1911, specifically for use by the Bell Pharmaceutical Company. The 3c coil stamps were used to send samples of their products to physicians. Due to the quantity of mail, they were put through the first-class cancelling machine at Orangeburg, New York. The Orangeburg coil stamps' use on third-class mail, and the fact that philatelists were generally unaware of their production accounts for their rarity.

Accompanied by second cover, bearing Scott No. 394, to same addressee and also sent by Bell & Co. Ex Klein. With 2006 P.F. certificate.

27,500
18,000
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