Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1870
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1870, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover10c Yellow (338). Used with 1c Green, 5c Blue (331, 335) and 2c Lincoln (367), tied by "Metlakatla Alaska Apr. 4, 1910" duplex cancels on registered cover to Seattle Wash., Seattle registered backstamp, Very Fine, a colorful and beautiful Alaska use

E. 300-400
475
1871
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1871, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover10c Yellow (338). Tied by "Boston Mass 79" registry oval with purple "Sta. 79, Boston, Mass, Registered Nov. 1, 1909" double-circle datestamp on 2c return corner card entire to Utica N.Y., used on the first day of the 10c registration rate, couple minor edge tears at top, otherwise Very Fine, a rare first day example of the 10c registration rate which was raised from the 8c in effect from 1893

E. 300-400
300
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1872
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1872, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover1c Green, Imperforate, Schermack Ty. III with Control Perforations (343). Tied by "Chicago Ill. ? 1910 Kinzie Sta." machine cancel on large cover to Wauwatosa Wis., company control perforations in the 3x3 pattern with pins missing from pos. 4 and 7, or "Pattern 47", identified in the Belasco book as originating from the Ohio Electric Company and described as uncommon off-cover and extremely rare on cover (p. 45), cover with heavy central fold and edge wear, still Fine appearing and rare properly used on cover

E. 300-400
250
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1873
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1873, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Intense shade and impression, tied by "Chicago Ill. Dec. 16 1:30 AM 1915, Canal Station" machine pmk. on cover to Benton Harbor Mich., missing part of top flap, Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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1874
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1874, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover4c Orange Brown, Coil (350). Rich color, used with 2c and 6c Washington and tied by Philadelphia registry ovals on stamp dealer's corner card cover to Evansville Ind., purple "Philadelphia (Sta. 19) Oct. 3, 1917" backstamps, 6c oxidized, 4c affected by light vertical file fold, still Very Fine and colorful use

E. 200-300
250
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1875
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1875, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover2c Carmine, Schermack Ty. III (384). Strip of four and pair, tied by New York registry ovals on 1911 cover to New York address, unclaimed by recipient and with "1st", "2nd" and "Final Notice" handstamps along with "Returned to Writer" pointing hand, all markings and address crossed out, back with four New York registered markings, strip with light corner crease, Very Fine and unusual cover

E. 200-300
170
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1876
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1876, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover1c Green, Coil (385). Guide line pair, choice centering, tied by "Benton Harbor Mich. May 28, 1917" machine pmk. on Covel cover to Seattle Wash., file folds well away from stamps, Extremely Fine, scarce used on cover, Scott Retail $675.00 as used guide line pair

E. 500-750
700
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1877
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1877, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover1c Green, Coil (385). Guide line pair, used with single 1c Green (448 or 486), tied by "Hartford Conn. Oct. 20" duplex cancels on cover to Beaver Falls Pa. and forwarded to New Brighton Pa., stamps also tied by "Beaver Falls Pa. Oct. 23" duplexes, reduced at left and one side flap partly torn away, otherwise Very Fine, scarce used on cover, Scott Retail for used guide line pair $675.00

E. 500-750
300
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1878
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1878, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Strip of four with 3mm spacing, intense shade, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Aug. 14, 1915" duplex cancels on registered cover to Brooklyn N.Y., pencil registry no. at bottom, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
600
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1879
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1879, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover3c Deep Violet, Coil (394). Paste-up strip of four with 3mm spacing, tied by registry ovals on 2c entire to Proctorsville Vt., manuscript "Return Registry Receipt Requested" at left, purple registry handstamp, also with U.S. Govt. Bonds labels on back tied by purple "Salem Mass. Reg. Div. Jul. 6, 1920" circular datestamps, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, scarce paste-up strip on cover

E. 300-400
600
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1880
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1880, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover1c Green, Coil (443). Guide line pair, intense shade and impression, tied by "Newcastle Pa. Mar. 12-15 6-PM" machine pmk. on Covel cover to Benton Harbor Mich., receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce guide line pair used on cover

E. 200-300
350
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1881
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1881, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover15c Gray (514). Tied by blurry strike of Chicago registry oval, purple registered handstamp and Chicago Oct. 23, 1919 registered circular datestamp (on back) on cover to Siberia, Russia, Nov. 22 Vladivostok transit backstamp and two-line Russian language backstamp, clear strike of purple "Returned in consequence of circumstance of war" with San Francisco Dec. 17 transit and Chicago Dec. 21 backstamps, overall wear and toning, a fascinating cover undeliverable due to the ongoing Russian Revolution

E. 300-400
200
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1882
c
Sale 1026, Lot 1882, Washington-Franklin thru Later Issues on Cover3c Purple, Ty. IV (530). Tied by "Meriden, Conn. May 19, 1919 7-PM" waving flag machine cancel on cover to Camden N.J. with elaborate "The Parker Gun" multicolor illustrated advertising cover with shotgun and game bird, barely reduced at right, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and rare design

E. 750-1,000
700
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