Hudson-Fulton Exhibit Collection Balance.
The vast majority of Don Bianchi's Gold Medal exhibit, beautifully arranged and described, and can be divided into three main sections: stamps, unused private vending coils and covers/postcards; Unused stamps incl. No. 372 -- nine imprint and plate no. strips of three and about 20 unused singles, No. 373 -- matched sets of plate blocks, corner margin blocks and arrow blocks of four, center line block, three plate strips of three, also incl. group of blocks of four with different watermark orientations, wide variety of double transfers with one triple transfer, one shifted transfer, and one "twisted transfer", few cracked and damaged plates -- all unchecked for hinging -- and small group of cancellations incl. blocks of four; Privage Vending Coils incl. Brinkerhoff Type II line pair and pair, Mailometer Type I paste-up strip of four over plate no., Type II pair, Type III paste-up pair and line pair, Type IV line pair, guide line block of four with triple transfer at top left, US Automatic Vending Co. Type II pair, paste-up pair over imprint and line strip of four, Type III pair and line pair, also incl. five in pockets incl. Type 2-2, 3-1 and 3-2 (both single and two pockets attached); Covers and postcards (approximately 165) incl. cover with Naval Committee printed corner card,
advertising cover with expo seal on reverse, cover with official cachet, six exposition commemorative covers incl. one to London and one to Hawaii, one Newburgh N.Y. official exposition cover,
exposition postcard with French Naval cancel, two different covers with official exposition logo, many foreign destinations with better incl. Algeria, Belgium, Costa Rica, Cuba, Egypt, England (wrapper), France (from Hawaii), Germany (via Supplementary Mail), Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland (from Puerto Rico), Syria, Turks Islands, other usages incl. New Mexico Territory, Hawaii inter island, R.P.O., R.F.D., U.S.P.O.D. official business, tied with No. 358 by Vera Cruz cds on piece, A.E.F. use from A.P.O. 800
(only three known with No. 372 or 373), eleven with different auxiliary markings, many with multicolor advertising incl. few all-over, and many other interesting usages
VERY FINE. A WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF HUDSON-FULTON MATERIAL. A PROVEN BASIS FOR A GOLD MEDAL EXHIBIT. EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO DUPLICATE.
The lot also includes the title and synopsis pages.
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