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Sale 894 — The Dr. Alfred S. Martin Collection, Part 2

Sale Date — Thursday, 31 March, 2005

Category — 1913 Panama-Pacific Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
350
c
Sale Number 894, Lot Number 350, 1913 Panama-Pacific Issue1c Panama-Pacific (397), 1c Panama-Pacific (397)1c Panama-Pacific (397). Tied by "San Francisco, Cal. Jan. 1 7 PM 1913" Exposition First Day machine cancel on beautiful multicolored postcard to Brussels, Belgium, depicting "213 - East Court Panama Pacific International Exposition San Francisco 1915", clear strike of receiving cancel, stamp has short perf at left

VERY FINE. A STUNNING FIRST DAY USAGE OF THE ONE-CENT PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE AND A GREAT EXHIBITION ITEM. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED FIRST DAYS OF THIS ISSUE TO A FOREIGN DESTINATION.

Only twelve First Days are known for this issue. Six are on covers and six are on cards. Both usages to foreign destinations are to the same addressee.

Brookman catalogue value of $5,000.00 is for FDOI on a non-related card

E. 6,000-8,000
5,250
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