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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=20th Century Issues, Issue/Country=Washington-Franklin Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2022/01/01, Catalogue = 519, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2015-02-23
The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post
c
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 483, 1917-18 Double Line Wmk and Bi-Color Issues (Scott 519-524)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Natural s.e. at right, tied by "New York N.Y. Washington Bridge Sta. Nov. 19 1917 11:30AM" machine cancel on locally addressed cover, stamp with tiny tear at top right and sealed tear at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, this stamp was created in 1917 when a small excess supply of the imperforate Scott 344 was returned by the New York City post office to the Bureau for credit, rather than issue the credit, the Bureau perforated the sheets and returned them to the New York City post office for public sale, this is the first on cover we have offered since 2008, with 2001 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2008-06-07
2008 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 958, Lot Number 696, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Radiant color, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, tied by "New York N.Y. Penn. Term. Sta. Oct. 12 9 AM 1917 Buy Now U.S. Government Bonds 2nd Liberty Loan" machine cancel on bookseller's corner card cover to Corvallis Oregon, orange crayon "Library" docketing at left

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 519 ON A COVER -- REPORTED TO BE THE SECOND EARLIEST KNOWN USAGE.

This stamp was created in 1917 when a small excess supply of the imperforate Scott 344 was returned by the New York City post office to the Bureau for credit. Rather than issue the credit, the Bureau perforated the sheets and returned them to the New York City post office for public sale. The earliest recorded usage is on October 10, two days prior to this.

With 1961 P.F. certificate

2,750
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2005-03-30
The Dr. Alfred S. Martin Collection, Part 1
c
Sale Number 893, Lot Number 184, Twentieth Century Issues2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Two, lefthand stamp has rounded corner, tied by New York Nov. 7, 1917 machine cancel on cover to Jersey City N.J.

FINE STAMPS ON A BEAUTIFUL COVER. EXTREMELY RARE CONTEMPORARY COMMERCIAL USE OF THE 1917 2-CENT CARMINE WITH DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK AND 11-GAUGE PERFORATION.

Ex Agris. With 1989 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for single on cover is $2,400.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
2000-09-12
United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 826, Lot Number 752, 1912-23 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 519-528g)2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Well-centered, s.e. at right, tied by "New York N.Y. Oct. 16, 1917" duplex cancel on cover addressed locally, Horace Mann School return address and addressed to Dr. D. B. Spence, pencil note on back

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND EARLY USAGE OF SCOTT 519 ON COVER.

The earliest recorded usage is Oct. 10. It is highly likely that less than ten exist used with contemporary cancellations. As of 1989, only five full covers with contemporary cancels had been certified.

With 1995 P.F. certificate

2,400
2,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1994-12-13
U.S. & Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 764, Lot Number 1792, Later Issues on Cover2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519), 2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519)2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519). Perfectly centered, tied by N.Y. Nov. 22 , 1917 machine cancel on corner card cover, skillfully cleaned and pressed to removes edge wrinkles and center fold, Very Fine appearance and a choice stamp, very rare used on cover, with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,500
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1994-09-27
United States Stamps and Covers
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 805, Columbian, Bureau and Later Issues Covers2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519), 2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519)2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519). Tied by New York mc dated Oct. 14, 1917 on locally used cover, slightly reduced at T., neat and Fine, very early date (issued Oct. 10th), a very scarce stamp genuinely used on cover, with 1982 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1993-06-30
United States and General Foreign
c
Sale Number 751, Lot Number 1242, Banknote Issues thru 20th Cenutry Postal History2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519), 2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519)2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519). Single tied by New York mc dated Nov. 22 1917 on cover with c.c., large cover tear at L. expertly repaired, choice appearance, Very Fine stamp, rare used on cover, with 1989 P.F. Certificate

2,500
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1992-10-03
1992 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 745, Lot Number 779, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519), 2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519)2c Carmine, Perf 11 (519). Well-centered Single, tied by slogan machine cancel on cover to Columbus 0., "New York Oct. 15 1917" cds opened 2 sides, cover wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare Stamp Genuinely Used, Postmarked 5 days After Date of Issue, with 1990 P.S.E. Certificate

2,500
1,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1989-04-15
1989 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 708, Lot Number 384, Later Issues2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Two Singles, one rounded corner perf., on Cover tied by "New York, N.Y. Hudson Terminal Nov 7 1917" Wavy Line Machine pmk., Fine, Rare Multiple Franking

2,025
2,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
Washington-Franklin Issues
1985-04-20
1985 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 295, 20th Century up to 1922 Issue2c Carmine (519), 2c Carmine (519)2c Carmine (519). Tied by New York Oct 19, 1917 Grid Duplex cancel on Cover to N.J., insignificant cover corner nick & flap tear, still Very Fine, Very Rare Unpriced 20th Century Cover, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,600
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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=20th Century Issues, Issue/Country=Washington-Franklin Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2022/01/01, Catalogue = 519, Symbol IN ("COVER")

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