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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1010
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1010, Columbian Issue3c, 5c Columbian (232, 234), 3c, 5c Columbian (232, 234)3c, 5c Columbian (232, 234). Two covers, first with 3c tied by Oct. 21 World's Fair machine cancel on cacheted 2c Chicago Day Souvenir entire to Chicago, second with 5c similarly tied on cacheted 2c Manhattan Day Souvenir entire also to Chicago (different entires), fresh and Fine, attractive pair of covers

E. 200-300
200
1011
c
Columbian Exposition Souvenir Cards. Set of ten unused multicolored cards with original wrapper, some faint toning, wrapper with few edge faults, Very Fine

E. 150-200
130
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1012
 
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1012, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Block of four, vertical pair and single, tied by New York registry ovals on small blue piece, few slightly short perfs

VERY FINE. A RARE PIECE WITH SEVEN USED EXAMPLES OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN.

It is likely that this was a large registered parcel. Genuinely used multiples are rare, and this is one of the largest frankings of the $2.00 we have ever encountered. Scott Retail as block of four and three singles

5,050
2,200
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1013
 
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1013, Columbian Issue$2.00, $3.00 Columbian (242, 243), $2.00, $3.00 Columbian (242, 243)$2.00, $3.00 Columbian (242, 243). Tied by targets on linen-backed registered cover front only to Liege, Belgium, "Villanova Pa. Nov. 28" datestamps, $3.00 s.e. at top, few faults, still Fine, scarce usage

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1014
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1014, Columbian Issue30c-$5.00 Columbian (239, 242, 243, 245), 30c-$5.00 Columbian (239, 242, 243, 245)30c-$5.00 Columbian (239, 242, 243, 245). Three 30c and pair of $5.00 (s.e. at top), tied by New York registry ovals on blue piece, $3.00 tiny toned spot, Fine-Very Fine, beautiful four-color franking, Scott Retail as used stamps

5,120
2,200
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1015
 
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 1015, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Tied by targets, "Villa Maria Pa. Sept. 29" circular datestamp on registered linen-backed cover front only to Liege, Belgium, few transit markings, some faults, Fine appearance, scarce usage

E. 1,000-1,500
625
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