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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1278
c
2c Red Brown, 10c Brown (146, 150). 2c with 10c strip of three, cork cancels, "Yokohama Japan Jun. 21" circular datestamp on cover to London, England, red New York transit and London receiving datestamp, ms. "via San Francisco & New York" at top left, cover with small edge faults at top affecting one 10c stamp, otherwise Fine and rare usage of U.S. Bank Note stamps from Japan to London

E. 200-300
575
1279
c
7c Vermilion (149). Two horizontal pairs, tied by cork cancels, "Winchester Mass. 11 Mar." circular datestamp on 1872 cover to Singapore, red London transit, receiving backstamp, one stamp affected from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Very Fine and rare usage, ex Knapp, Klein

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1280
c
3c Green, 15c Bright Orange (147, 152). Target cancels, used on registered cover to Big Springs Kans., bold "Daretown N.J. Sep. 14" circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1281
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1281, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues1c Ultramarine, 2c Red Brown, 24c Purple (145, 146, 153), 1c Ultramarine, 2c Red Brown, 24c Purple (145, 146, 153)1c Ultramarine, 2c Red Brown, 24c Purple (145, 146, 153). Tied by quartered cork cancels, 1c and 2c also tied by red London transit on cover to Moradabad, India, readable strike of "New Jersey R.R. Jan. 18" circular datestamp, red "New York Jan. 19 1.10" credit, red "1d" Colonial due marking, 2c with small piece out at top, backflap removed, otherwise Fine, a rare combination of route agent marking and usage

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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1282
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1282, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Centered to bottom left, tied by cork cancel, "Concord N.H. Aug. 22" circular datestamp on locally-addressed cover, blue "Concord Railroad, J.F. Webster, Cashier, Aug. 21, 1873" double-circle datestamp, light edge toning and tiny toning spots, Fine, this is the new earliest known usage of the 1c Continental Bank Note issue, preceding the Scott-listed EKU by one day

E. 750-1,000
2,000
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1283
c
3c Green, 15c Yellow Orange (158, 163). Tied by circle of diamonds fancy cancels, 15c also tied by straightline "Registered" handstamp on orange cover to Jenksville N.Y., "Paterson N.J. Apr. 22" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
75
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1284
c
2c Vermilion, Half Used as 1c (183var). Lower left diagonal half, tied by "Jersey City N.J. Apr. 30 12M" duplex datestamp and cancel on orange cover to Jersey City Heights, unsealed flap indicates bisect used to pay circular rate, Very Fine and choice unauthorized use

E. 200-300
425
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1285
c
3c Green (184). Very well-centered, tied by negative North-South handshake fancy cancel and "Worcester Mass. Dec. 6 3PM" cds on cover to San Jose Calif., Extremely Fine strike

E. 750-1,000
425
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1286
c
3c Green, 10c Brown, With Secret Mark (184, 188). Tied by cork cancels on registered cover to Paterson N.J., "Belleville N.J. May 9" circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 150-200
220
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1287
c
1c Dark Ultramarine, 15c Red Orange (182, 189). Slightly overlapping, tied by circle of diamonds fancy cancel on yellow cover to Fallsington Pa., "Newark N.J. R.F.C. Feb. 17" circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 100-150
50
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1288
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1288, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Rich early color, well-centered but a few perf faults from placement near edge of cover, target cancel, "Bloomingdale New Jersey, Oct. 1, 1883, E.E. Ball P.M." First Day circular datestamp on locally-addressed cover with printed corner card, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-2,500
1,600
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1289
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1289, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Rich early color, tied by violet Star in Circle fancy cancel on cover to Warwick N.Y., "Tranquility N.J. Oct. 1, 1883" First Day circular datestamp, also incl. identical cover with second day circular datestamp, both covers with their original letters, second-day cover with most of backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 2,000-2,500
1,300
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1290
c
1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Complete set, tied by "Johnstown Pa. Jun. 18, 1901" duplex cancels on registered cover to Hanover, Germany, New York and receiving backstamps, some minor edgewear, Very Fine and colorful usage

E. 300-400
500
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1291
c
2c Lincoln (367). Well-centered, tied by "Hoboken N.J. Feb. 12 1PM 1909" First Day duplex cancel on locally-addressed Lincoln Centennial Souvenir picture postcard, picture card side with couple small scuffs, otherwise Extremely Fine

500
350
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1292
c
2c Lincoln (367). Tied by "Bridgeton N.J. Feb. 12 8 AM 1909" First Day machine cancel on locally-addressed 1c Green (U379) front with backflap, Very Fine

E. 150-200
260
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1293
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1293, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Tied by "Ridgewood N.J. Sep. 25, 1909" First Day duplex datestamp on cover to Cincinnati Ohio, lumber co. printed corner card, stamp with tiny corner crease, otherwise Very Fine

750
550
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1294
c
2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet Pane (499f). Rich color, natural booklet-pane s.e. at bottom, tied by "U.S. Army Postal Service Sep. 9 1917 No. 6" duplex on legal-size Official War Department cover used for private purposes to Baltimore, bold censor hs and signature, cover with minor edgewear, Fine, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate

E. 500-750
425
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1295
c
5c Rose, Error (505). Tied by "Atlantic City N.J. Apr. 17, 1917 12M" machine cancel on cover to Brooklyn N.Y., bottom right corner of stamp slightly rounded where scuffed, otherwise Very Fine and choice

E. 750-1,000
425
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1296
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1296, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in strip of three, tied by "Bergenfield N.H. Dec. 31, 1918 6:30 PM" duplex cancel on locally-addressed cover, Extremely Fine and choice cover

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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1297
c
12c Brown Violet (564). Well-centered, tied by "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on registered cover to Lexington Mass., ms. "From P.M. Caldwell N.J" at top left, Very Fine

240
55
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1298
c
12c Brown Violet (564). S.e., tied by "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on very fresh cover to Detroit Mich., Very Fine

240
95
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1299
c
12c Brown Violet (564). S.e., tied by "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on cover to Philip Ward, Germantown Pa., violet "Forwarded: correct fee paid by office of first address" hs, cover has indentation at top from paper clip, otherwise Very Fine

125
55
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1300
c
12c Brown Violet (564). Tied by "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on cover to Bloomfield N.J., violet "Special Delivery" hs at top left, Very Fine

240
55
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1301
c
12c Brown Violet (564). Well-centered, tied by "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on blue cover with Eugene Klein's printed address, small magenta "Special Delivery" and violet Philadelphia receiving datestamp, Very Fine

240
190
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1302
c
12c Brown Violet (564). Well-centered, tied by "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on cover to Mishawaka Ind., bold "Special Delivery" handstamp, few light wrinkles and creases, otherwise Very Fine

240
55
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1303
c
12c Brown Violet (564). Horizontal pair, tied by two violet "Caldwell N.J. Mar. 20 6 PM 1923" First Day registry double-circle datestamp on cover to Detroit Mich., couple small toned areas, otherwise Very Fine

240
260
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1304
c
2c Harding, Perf 11 (610). Two First Day covers with George W. Linn cachet, sizes IIIa and IIIb, both with "In Memorium, Warren G. Harding Twenty-Ninth President, Born Nov. 2, 1865, Died Aug. 2, 1923" at lower left, and "Marion Ohio Sep. 1, 1923" pmk., different thicknesses of mourning borders, Very Fine pair -- a set of four realized $2,400 hammer in last year's Rarities sale, and a partial set of three realized $1,700 in this year's Rarities sale.

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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1305
c
17c Black (623). Five First Day covers, four with "Princeton N.J. Dec. 28, 1926" duplex cancels and one with Princeton N.J. registry oval, two registered and two special delivery, one with toning, Fine-Very Fine

150
55
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1306
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1306, 1870-93 Bank Note and Later Issues2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630), 2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630)2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). With full selvage, tied by violet boxed Registry cancel and pencil "2999", multiple violet "New York (Int'l. Philatelic Exhibition Sta.) N.Y. Registered" handstamps on 9-1/2 x 6-1/2 in. envelope to Ms. Mildred Nutter Frost, Newton Centre Mass., United Fruit Co. return address, ms. "Via Air Mail" and "Special Delivery", cover with tiny staining at top, and open on two sides, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

1,500
1,200
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