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2020-03-03
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1070, 1904 Louisiana Purchase Issue (Scott 323-327)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (323S-E-327S-E), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (323S-E-327S-E)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (323S-E-327S-E). Original gum, h.r., bright colors, attractive centering and margins, 1c with small thin spot, Fine and attractive set, also scarce, we have offered only three other sets since 1993

2,850
1,100
United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
20th Century Commemorative Issues
2014-10-21
The William Fekete Collection
S
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 291, Essays and Proofs: Specimen Overprints1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E). Complete set affixed to letterhead "Edwin C. Madden, Third Assistant Postmaster General, Post Office Department, Washington, April 16, 1904", addressed to Allen Cockrell in Washington, states in part, "I take the pleasure in enclosing to you herewith one set of the Commemorative Series, 1904, (Louisiana Purchase) postage stamps...This is the second set to be given away. The first was given to the Daughters of the American Revolution, to enclose in the corner stone of their Memorial Continental Hall...The stamps will not be placed on sale to the public at any post office until April 30th next. Respectfully, Edwin C. Madden. P.S. These stamps are all marked "specimen." No stamps can be given away except as specimen.", the 3c defective with portion of bottom missing, letter toned

A RARE AND HISTORIC SET OF SPECIMENS FOR THE 1904 LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE. THIS IS UNDOUBTEDLY THE EARLIEST SET THAT CAN BE DOCUMENTED -- TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF ISSUE.

Allen V. Cockrell was Secretary of the Interstate Commerce Commission and son of Missouri Senator Francis C. Cockrell. The DAR Continental building still stands in Washington. Presumably, the set given to them remains in the corner stone.

Scott Retail as normal set $1,750.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
20th Century Commemorative Issues
2014-10-21
The William Fekete Collection
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 292, Essays and Proofs: Specimen Overprints1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E). 1c-5c Mint N.H., 10c lightly hinged, rich colors, 5c natural s.e. at left, fresh and Fine set, accompanied by original envelope titled "Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Series 1904. Specimen." (Ty. E), as well as a multi-colored Exposition map label, Scott Retail as hinged set of stamps only

1,750
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
20th Century Issues
20th Century Commemorative Issues
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3303, Specimen Overprints1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Specimen Ovpts. Ty. E (323S-327S-E). No gum, 2c tear at top, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,750
1,600
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