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Sale 922 — United States Bank Note Issues, featuring the Mercedes Collection

Sale Date — Thursday, 19 October, 2006

Category — New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1137
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1137, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Natural s.e. at right, rich color, perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Pinwheel cancel (Ty. GE-C4), Extremely Fine strike of this spectacular cancel

E. 200-300
225
1138
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1138, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Radiant color, perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Pinwheel cancel (Ty. GE-C4), reperfed at right, still Extremely Fine strike

E. 200-300
475
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1139
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1139, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C7), light creases, Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
70
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1140
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1140, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Almost perfectly centered, bright shade, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C7), fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp

E. 300-400
0
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1141
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1141, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Bright color, cancelled by magnificent strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN4), few short perfs and crease at bottom right, Extremely Fine strike, illustrated in Weiss book

E. 400-500
450
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1142
FC
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1142, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Bright color, wide margins, clear strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. GE-EN5), short perf at right and corner crease at top left, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
120
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1143
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1143, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Bright shade, perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN6), tiny corner perf crease at top right, single short perf at left, still Extremely Fine strike of this NYFM cancel, especially desirable on the 30c stamp, small blue backstamp

E. 300-400
500
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1144
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1144, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Bright color, perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN8), faint diagonal crease, Extremely Fine strike of this attractive NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
450
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1145
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1145, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, cancelled by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP1), Extremely Fine strike of this elaborate NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
160
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1146
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1146, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover2c Vermilion, 5c Blue (178, 179), 2c Vermilion, 5c Blue (178, 179)2c Vermilion, 5c Blue (178, 179). Tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP3) on small piece, Extremely Fine strikes

E. 200-300
200
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1147
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Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1147, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Block of four, fresh color, bold strikes of New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. GE-EP3), few sensibly reinforced perf separations, Very Fine, Scott Retail as block of four with no premium for the cancel

375
550
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1148
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1148, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, two, clearly-defined grill points, tied by red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP11) on small yellow piece, few small perf flaws, Very Fine strike

E. 200-300
275
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1149
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1149, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Deep rich color, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C-UN1), faint crease at bottom right, Extremely Fine strike of this exceedingly rare cancel, the Weiss book notes that no on-cover examples are known, thus this cannot positively be identified as a NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
600
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1150
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1150, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Choice centering, pretty pastel color, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-4P2), single short perf at left, Very Fine strike of this scarce NYFM cancel, especially desirable on the 24c stamp

E. 300-400
400
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1151
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1151, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Deep rich color on bright paper, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-4P2), Extremely Fine strike of this scarce NYFM cancel

E. 200-300
0
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1152
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1152, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Choice centering, bright shade nicely complemented by red New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. ST-8P1), fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

215
275
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1153
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1153, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, noticeable grill points behind portrait, bright shade on crisp paper nicely complemented by red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P5), Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancel

3,250
950
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1154
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1154, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color, wide margins, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P5), Extremely Fine strike

E. 500-750
400
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1155
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1155, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Choice centering with unusually wide margins, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P5), bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
1,100
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1156
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1156, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P6), Extremely Fine strike, especially desirable struck in red

E. 300-400
500
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1157
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1157, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Radiant color, choice centering, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P6), tiny corner crease at bottom left, appears Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
225
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1158
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1158, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P9), few short perfs and tiny corner crease at top left, Very Fine strike of this rare NYFM cancel in red

E. 150-200
90
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1159
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1159, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, strong grill points, radiant color, clear strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P11), small faults, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
100
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1160
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1160, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Horizontal strip of four, bright color, clear strikes of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP1), few faults, Very Fine strikes, desirable struck in red

E. 300-400
325
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1161
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1161, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Pretty shade, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), also with trace of red New York circular datestamp at bottom left, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful strike of this NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
375
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1162
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1162, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink, 10c Brown (159, 161), 6c Dull Pink, 10c Brown (159, 161)6c Dull Pink, 10c Brown (159, 161). Tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3) on blue piece, red New York 12c credit datestamp and London transit datestamp, Extremely Fine strike of this attractive NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
275
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1163
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1163, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Rich color, choice centering, neat strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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1164
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1164, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Choice centering, intense shade, clear strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine strike

E. 200-300
275
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1165
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1165, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Radiant color, cancelled by neat strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), three wide margins, Very Fine

E. 150-200
300
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1166
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1166, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP5), tiny corner crease at bottom left, Extremely Fine strike of this scarce NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
225
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1167
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1167, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Radiant color, perfectly clear strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP5), Extremely Fine strike, this is probably the finest we have ever seen

E. 300-400
1,200
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1168
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1168, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Rich color, choice centering, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP5), small thin spot at left, Very Fine strike of this scarce cancel

E. 150-200
90
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1169
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1169, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Rich color, centrally-struck New York Foreign Mail Shield cancel (Ty. RE-E2), small creases at top, Extremely Fine strike of this scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel, illustrated in Weiss book

E. 200-300
120
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1170
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1170, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color, cancelled by neat strike of New York Foreign Mail Anchor cancel (Ty. RE-E4), Very Fine and choice example of this scarce cancel, especially desirable and scarce on the 24c stamp

E. 400-500
450
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1171
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1171, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Rich color, cancelled by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Anchor cancel (Ty. RE-E4), single short perf at top, Extremely Fine strike of this scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel, especially desirable as almost the entire design of the cancel is visible

E. 300-400
325
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1172
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Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1172, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover2c Red Brown, 24c Purple (146, 153), 2c Red Brown, 24c Purple (146, 153)2c Red Brown, 24c Purple (146, 153). 2c horizontal pair, tied by New York Foreign Mail Crossroads cancel (Ty. TR-C1a) on large blue piece, red London transit also ties pair, 24c light corner crease, appears Fine

E. 200-300
275
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1173
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1173, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Bright color, detailed strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C7), faint diagonal crease at top left, Extremely Fine strike

E. 300-400
120
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1174
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1174, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Deep rich color on bright paper, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Rosette cancel (Ty. TR-W5), Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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1175
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1175, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Used with 3c Green (158), tied on small piece by perfectly struck New York Foreign Mail Rosette cancel (Ty. TR-W5), 3c with small ms. at top left, Extremely Fine strike

E. 300-400
200
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1176
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1176, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Bright color, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W19) on blue piece with red "New York 5 Feb. 26" circular datestamp and blue "4Rs" marking (sent to Spain), Very Fine strike of this rare cancel, illustrated in Weiss book

E. 300-400
160
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1177
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1177, New York Foreign Mail Cancels Off Cover12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Deep rich color, unusually wide margins, cancelled by bold strike of unusual elaborate geometric, insignificant corner perf crease at top left, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
275
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