Sale 824 — 2000 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2000

Category — Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
305
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 305, Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)Bell & Company Package Label, Bell & Company Package LabelBell & Company Package Label. "Bell-ans" tablets for a variety of symptoms and malaise, "harmless, pleasant to take and very effective", made only by Bell & Company Inc. Orangeburg, New York, this label was affixed to packages of the samples mailed inside covers franked with the 3c Orangeburg coils -- an outstanding collateral item for an Orangeburg coil stamp or cover

E. 750-1,000
3,250
306
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 306, Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Well-centered with wide margins, deep rich color, wavy-lines Orangeburg machine cancel, faint and truly negligible corner crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL.

With 1943 A.P.S. and 1980 P.F. certificates.

10,000
12,000
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307
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 307, Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Well-centered with wide and even margins at sides, deep rich color, neat wavy-lines machines cancel, very faint vertical crease

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL.

Signed "S A" (Spencer Anderson) on back.

10,000
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308
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 308, Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to top, rich color, light wavy-lines Orangeburg machine cancel, few light wrinkles as are often found on the Orangeburg coils

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL.

With 1942 American Board of Experts (signed Bartels and Klemann) and 1985 P.F. certificates.

10,000
6,500
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309
 
Sale Number 824, Lot Number 309, Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389), 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389)3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to top right, deep rich color, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Apr. 27 5PM 1911" machine postmark on light gray clasped envelope with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, usual cover edge creasing that affects stamp (creases and tiny breaks in fibers)

A FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER. ONLY TWELVE ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

This April 27, 1911, date is very early for the Orangeburg coil.

22,500
10,000
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