Sale 933 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 April, 2007

Category — 1890 and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
476
c
Sale 933, Lot 476, 1890 and Later Issues8c Lilac (225). Rich color, used with 2c 1895 and tied by bold strikes of Flag fancy cancels, "Bridgton Me. Sep.21, 1895" circular datestamp on registered cover to Buffalo N.Y., Buffalo backstamps, Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover, ex Knapp (lot label affixed)

E. 200-300
850
477
c
Sale 933, Lot 477, 1890 and Later Issues15c Indigo (227). Rich color, cancelled by quartered cork, purple "Registered, La Crosse Wis. Dec. 30, 1892" oval datestamp on cover to Austria, New York registry label, Very Fine, scarce commercial usage

E. 150-200
160
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478
c
Sale 933, Lot 478, 1890 and Later Issues6c Dull Brown (271). Top imprint and plate no. strip of three, tied by "Pittsburgh Pa." oval registry handstamps, purple "Pittsburgh Pa. Post Office Registry Division, Nov. 16, 1897" datestamp, on registered cover to Germany, also tied by New York registry label and "AR" in oval handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, some wear incl. stamps oxidized, otherwise Fine, scarce multiple on cover

E. 200-300
110
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479
c
Sale 933, Lot 479, 1890 and Later Issues8c Violet Brown (272). Tied by oval handstamp on 5c Blue entire, purple "Registered Honolulu, Hawaii Jul. 23, 1902" double-circle datestamp to Germany, company corner card, New York registry label, transit and receiving backstamps, slight wear, Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 200-300
225
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480
c
Sale 933, Lot 480, 1890 and Later Issues50c Orange (275). Radiant color, tied by light strike of "Pago-Pago, Samoa, May 8, 1901" circular datestamp on registered cover to New York, additional registry marking at left, San Francisco backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce and desirable usage

400
450
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481
c
Sale 933, Lot 481, 1890 and Later Issues1c-5c Trans-Mississippi (285-288). Two 2c and two 4c, used with 3c Columbian (232) and tied by "Richmond Va." ovals on cover to Shawsville Va., fresh and Very Fine, colorful and attractive usage

E. 500-750
500
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482
c
Sale 933, Lot 482, 1890 and Later Issues5c, 10c Trans-Mississippi (288, 290). Two covers, both Spanish-American War patriotics, one with 5c cancelled by "Clifton Ill. Sep. 21" circular datestamp to Brussels, Belgium, second with 10c tied by "Brooklyn Sta. Oct. 29, 1902" duplex to Brooklyn, small flaws, Fine-Very Fine, attractive pair of covers

E. 200-300
300
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483
c
Sale 933, Lot 483, 1890 and Later Issues1c Pan-American (294). Two post cards and one cover front, first two incl. single tied by purple "Aeroplane Mail Service, September 5th and 6th, Cedar Falls, Iowa" cancel, second with vertical pair used from Buffalo N.Y. to Shanghai, China and forwarded to Tientsin, front is of 2c entire with part colored print with top imprint and plate no. strip of three and single used with 6c Columbian to Indiana, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
400
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484
c
Sale 933, Lot 484, 1890 and Later Issues1c-10c Pan-American (294, 296-299). Three registered covers, one with two 1c and 10c to Manila, Philippines, another with 4c and 5c on 1c entire also to Manila, last bears 8c with 2c Louisiana Purchase (324) to Ancon, Canal Zone, few small imperfections, Very Fine and highly exhibitable group

E. 300-400
300
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485
c
Sale 933, Lot 485, 1890 and Later Issues1c, 4c Pan-American (294, 296). Tied by small targets, "Shelter Island Heights N.Y. Jun. 16, 1901" circular datestamp on registered cover to Manila, Philippines, San Francisco registry label, sender's handstamp from taxidermist, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine

E. 200-300
450
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486
c
Sale 933, Lot 486, 1890 and Later Issues5c, 8c Pan-American (297-298). Tied by "Madison Square Branch N.Y." ovals on 10c registered entire to Leipzig, Germany, November 29, 1901 origin backstamps, Calman return address handstamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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487
c
Sale 933, Lot 487, 1890 and Later Issues1c Blue Green (300). Six picture postcards, five with two copies which are tied by "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai May 23, 1904" duplex cancels to Vienna, Austria and forwarded within Austria, themes of postcards incl. execution, opium smokers, street scenes, dinner table, three with Seattle Wash. backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine, last postcard bears single tied by 1907 duplex from same post office to Brattleboro Vt., fascinating group

E. 500-750
400
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488
c
Sale 933, Lot 488, 1890 and Later Issues5c Jamestown (330). S.e. at bottom, used with 1c and 5c Panama-Pacific (397, 399) and 1c and 2c Parcel Post (Q1, Q2), tied by "San Antonio Tex." ovals on registered cover to Latrobe Pa., purple registered handstamp, purple "San Antonio Registered Apr. 18, 1914" and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, colorful and attractive usage

E. 300-400
275
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489
c
Sale 933, Lot 489, 1890 and Later Issues1c Green, 2c Carmine, U.S. Automatic Vending Machine Co. Ty. I Private Perforations (343, 344). 1c pair, 2c vertical strip of four, tied by oval registry cancels on registered corner card cover to Guadalajara, Mexico, OCt. 21, 1909 magenta double-circle datestamp on label affixed at bottom, El Paso and Mexican transits, light horizontal fold, Very Fine, some pencil notes regarding perfs, very scarce -- the Scott value of $100.00 for a cover has no relevance to this type of usage

E. 300-400
2,400
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490
c
Sale 933, Lot 490, 1890 and Later Issues2c Lincoln (367). Rich color, tied by "San Juan Porto Rico Feb. 12 8-PM 1909" circular datestamp on First Day picture side of postcard depicting a view of San Juan, to local address with blank message, Very Fine, very rare First Day use from Puerto Rico

500
425
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491
c
Sale 933, Lot 491, 1890 and Later Issues2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Well-centered, tied by "Lancaster, Pa Sept 25 09" First Day machine cancellation on double folded "Fulton Souvenir" picture post card, card corner crease at bottom left affecting both cards, otherwise Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
550
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492
c
Sale 933, Lot 492, 1890 and Later Issues8c Olive Green, 10c Yellow (380, 381). Used with 10c Registration (F1) and tied by "U.S. Postal Agency * Shanghai, China * R D" oval handstamps on registered cover to Chemnitz, Germany, purple "Shanghai, China (U.S. Postal Agency), Registered, Mar. 18, 1914" double-circle datestamp and receiving backstamps, Hong Kong transit, some slight wear, Very Fine, scarce use of 10c Registry stamp from Shanghai

E. 400-500
650
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493
 
Sale 933, Lot 493, 1890 and Later Issues$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480). Horizontal strip of three of $5.00, used with 10c Orange Yellow (472) and tied by "Foreign Station U.S.A." oval handstamps on part of registered wrapper, purple "New York (Foreign Station) N.Y., Registered, Apr. 10, 1917" double-circle datestamp and matching "Registered" handstamp, the 10c and $2.00 defective, otherwise Fine, scarce high-franking usage

E. 300-400
375
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494
c
Sale 933, Lot 494, 1890 and Later Issues2c Carmine Rose, Ty. III, Rotary (546). Single used between five 2c Perforated Offset Ty. VII singles to pay the 2c plus 10c Special Delivery rate, tied by Washington D.C. Oct. 3, 1921 grid duplex circular datestamps, Fine, also incl. another cover from the same correspondence paying the same rate with two Fine-Very Fine singles and strip of four of No. 540, also tied Washington D.C., scarce lot

847
225
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495
c
Sale 933, Lot 495, 1890 and Later Issues$5.00 America (573). Arrow block of four tied by Baltimore Md. Mar. 16, 1938 circular datestamp on First Flight cover to Bermuda with Postmaster General's embossed corner card cover and signature of Postmaster James A. Farley and Baltimore Postmaster Ernest Green, serviced by well-known Texas collector Amon G. Carter (known for his high-value and multiple-franking covers), one of the few known multiples on cover of Scott 573 used during its official period of use

E. 1,500-2,500
1,200
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