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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Stampless Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
11
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 11, Stampless CoversEutaw Ala. Feb 6 & U.S, Eutaw Ala. Feb 6 & U.SEutaw Ala. Feb 6 & U.S. "One Dime", Bold Strikes on 1841 Folded Letter to N.Y., usual filing crease, Very Fine, Scarce, also includes an 1853 Silver Dime

E. 750-1,000
725
12
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 12, Stampless Covers, Loachopoka Jan 6, Clear Straight Line in Ornate Floral Oval, another light inverted strike strengthened by P.M. in ms., both pmks. with ms. "1855 Lee Co, Ala.", Blue ms. "10c" rate on Buff Envelope to Wash, D.C., Very Fine, Very Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
700
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13
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 13, Stampless CoversMt. Eaton O, Mt. Eaton OMt. Eaton O. Feb 8/9, Bold Straight Line in Fancy Floral Frame pmk., ms. "Paid 5" on 1849 Folded Letter, slight aging, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare Unlisted Marking

E. 750-1,000
1,150
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14
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 14, Stampless CoversPleasant Grove, Allegany County, Md, Pleasant Grove, Allegany County, MdPleasant Grove, Allegany County, Md., Fancy Red Printed Postmark and Corner Card Illustrated Advertising Cover, "E.S. Zevely PM" Autograph Free Frank, Addressed to Daughter Miss. J. Sophia Zevely, Salem N.C., trivial erosion and edge tear, otherwise Very Fine, Choice Example of Zevely's Classic Design

E. 2,000-5,000
1,550
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15
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 15, Stampless Covers, San Francisco, Clear Straight Line pmk., June 20 and "80" Double rate mark in Magenta ms. on ]849 Folded Letter to Boston (S.S. Panama, First Trip), faint fold staining, One of Only Two Recorded With "80", Illustrated in Wiltsee and Ashbrook, VF, Rare

E. 2,000-5,000
2,100
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16
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 16, Stampless Covers, Scrantonia Pa Nov 4, Four Lines in Red Frame in the Shape of Railroad Rail Cross Section, matching "5" rate on Buff Envelope, Very Fine, Choice Strikes of this Rare Fancy Stampless Marking

E. 1,000-2,000
1,150
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17
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 17, Stampless CoversWalpole N.H, Walpole N.HWalpole N.H., Red Arrival pmk. on Stampless Cover from Mass., 15 Diff. Red Rate or Auxiliary handstamps on Front, 12 on back, Spectacular Conversation Piece

E. 750-1,000
725
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18
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 18, Stampless CoversWindsor Locks, Ct, Windsor Locks, CtWindsor Locks, Ct., Red Steamer in Locks With Scroll at Bottom, Bold Sharp Strikes on 1837 Folded Letter, ms. "183/4" rate, minor split on bottom fold, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
950
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19
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 19, Stampless Covers, York Pa Aug 31, Town in Ribbon Above Seated Female Allegorical Figure on 1827 Folded Letter, ms. "6" rate, minor toning along file folds (well clear of marking). The Placement and Clarity of this Rare Postmark is Outstanding and this Postmark is One of the Most Attractive and Unusual of All Fancy Stampless Markings

E. 1,000-2,000
950
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