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Sale 1056 — The World's Fair Collection - 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Sale Date — Wednesday, 6 November, 2013

Category — Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
402
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 402, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Tied by duplex, second strike of "Mil Sta. No. 1, Philippine Islands, Manila, Jun. 15, 1899 4PM" duplex at right, on cover to Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, receiving backstamp, vertical file fold well away from stamp which has some toning at upper left, Very Fine appearance, this is reported to be the first day of use of this Philippines military postmark

E. 300-400
0
403
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 403, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Tied by "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, ? Sep. 10AM 99" duplex datestamp on cover to San Mateo Cal., San Francisco and receiving backstamps, red "Canadian Pacific Railway, Royal Mail Steamships" on backflap, some toning affects stamp which is affected from placement at edge of cover, Fine appearance, scarce use

E. 150-200
100
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404
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 404, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, used with 1c and 4c Trans-Mississippi (285, 287), tied by "Washington D.C. Jul. 20 8:30PM '98" machine cancel on red and blue Spanish-American War Overall Flag Patriotic cover to Schlesien, Germany, New York and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, a colorful cover

E. 300-400
550
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405
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 405, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, used with 1c and 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286), tied by light strikes of registry ovals on 10c Columbian entire (U351) to Weimea, Kauai, Hawaii, purple "Registered, San Francisco Cal. Nov. 22, 189?" oval datestamp, receiving datestamp at left, some soiling affects stamps, 2c tiny indentation at top, Very Fine and attractive use paying the 8c registry fee plus double 5c UPU rate

E. 150-200
180
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406
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 406, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, used with 3c Columbian (232), tied by registry ovals, purple "Cleveland, Ohio Reg. Div., Nov. 1, 1899" double-circle datestamp on 5c Columbian entire (U350) to Bagh, Baluchistan, red London transit also ties 5c, back of cover with 16 postal markings incl. Dead Letter Office markings from Karachi and Bombay, red manuscript "Forwarded to D.L.O. Karachi" with "Bombay" written beneath, manuscript "Please preserve this envelope" at left, Very Fine, a very unusual use, Baluchistan is an arid region incorporating parts of Iran and Pakistan

E. 300-400
800
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407
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 407, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, used with 6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a), tied by Cleveland Ohio registry ovals on registered 2c entire to Dyrefjord, Iceland, purple "Cleveland, Ohio Reg. Div., Nov. 1, 1899" double-circle datestamp, New York registry label, Copenhagen, Reykjavik and receiving backstamps, manuscript "Please preserve this envelope" at left, sealed tear affects embossed stamp, otherwise Very Fine use properly paying the 8c registry fee plus 5c UPU rate

E. 200-300
550
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408
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 408, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Tied by "Boston Mass. Mar. 15 4-PM 1899 Roxbury Station" machine cancel on cover to London England and forwarded to Kyoto, Japan, London and receiving backstamps, forwarding label tied by Japanese manuscript, small filing holes at left, Very Fine, scarce use

E. 300-400
160
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409
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 409, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Used with 8c Lilac (225) and tied by registry ovals on cover to Dahai, Baluchistan, purple "Cleveland Ohio, Reg. Div., Nov. 1, 1899" double-circle datestamp, New York registry label, red London transit also ties stamps, back of cover with twelve postal markings incl. Dead Letter Office markings from Bombay and Karachi, red manuscript "No such P.O., forwarded to D.L.O. Karachi for disposal", manuscript "Please preserve this envelope" at left, some edgewear, Very Fine and unusual use, Baluchistan is an arid region incorporating parts of Iran and Pakistan

E. 200-300
750
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410
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 410, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, tied by "Philadelphia Penn. Sep. 21 7-PM '98" manuscript on The Philadelphia Museums illustrated corner card cover to Helsingfors, Finland, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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411
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 411, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c-8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289), 5c-8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289)5c-8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289). Tied by light strikes of purple registry ovals, matching "Registered, Jul. 18, 1899, Station No. 51, Chicago Ill." four-line datestamp on red and blue Waving Flag and "U.S.A." of Stars Patriotic cover to Austria, New York registry label, receiving backstamp, few minor toned perf tips, still fresh and Very Fine, a colorful use

E. 200-300
300
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412
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 412, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Detailed impression, used with 5c Dark Blue (281). tied by criss-crossing strikes of purple "Foreign" straightline handstamp on registered 5c Blue entire (U378) to London, England, matching "Registered Helena, Mont. Nov. 15, 1899" three-line datestamp, New York registry label, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, attractive use properly paying the 8c registry fee plus double UPU rate, illustrated in the Luff book

E. 200-300
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413
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 413, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, used with 3c Columbian (232) and 1c Trans-Mississippi (285), cancelled or tied by corks on registered 4c Green entire to Rome, Italy, neat "Flemington N.J. Dec. 3 7PM 1898" circular datestamp at top, bold strike of purple Flemington N.J. registry oval datestamp and "A.R." in octagon handstamp, New York and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, colorful use properly paying the 8c registry fee plus 5c UPU rate, sent by Hiram Deats to Emilio Diena, two prominent 19th century philatelists

E. 150-200
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414
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 414, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Choice centering, rich color, tied by "New York N.Y. Oct. 13 1-PM 1899" waving flag machine cancel on red and blue Spanish-American War Overall Flag Patriotic cover to Antwerp, Belgium, various postage due markings incl. Belgium 50c Postage Due tied by "Anvers Arrivee Octo. ?" circular datestamp, Very Fine, unusual postage due use

E. 200-300
225
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415
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 415, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Bottom imprint and plate no. 609 pair, tied (between perfs) by registry ovals on cover to Pyrmont, Germany, purple "Registered, Sep. 16, 1898, Branch P.O. Station K., New York P.O." five-line boxed datestamp and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, scarce position piece used on cover

E. 300-400
160
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416
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 416, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Rich color, used with 4c Trans-Mississippi (287), tied by registry ovals on 1c Columbian entire (U348) to Cape Hatien, Haiti, purple "Registered Jun. 14, 1899 Branch P.O. Station P, New York P.O." boxed five-line datestamp, receiving backstamp, some overall toning affects stamps, still Very Fine and scarce use

E. 200-300
425
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417
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 417, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Rich color, used with 5c Dark Blue (281) and 1c and 4c Trans-Mississippi (285, 287), 1c natural s.e. at right, tied by registry ovals, "New York N.Y. Reg'y Div. 10-27 1899" double-oval datestamp on cover to Antwerp, Belgium, New York registry label, Anvers backstamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine and colorful use properly paying the 8c registry fee plus double UPU rate

E. 200-300
200
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418
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 418, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Rich color, used with 4c Columbian (233) and 1c Green (279), tied by registry ovals, purple "Baltimore Md. Reg. Div. Apr. 21, 1900" double-circle datestamp on cover to Larnaca, Cyprus, additional four-line Baltimore registry datestamp at right, purple London transit, receiving backstamp, missing top flap, 4c stamp defective at top from opening, otherwise Very Fine, colorful and scarce use

E. 300-400
300
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419
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 419, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover5c-8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289), 5c-8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289)5c-8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289). Rich colors, 5c natural s.e. at left, 8c natural s.e. at right, tied by "Sterling Ill. Aug. 4 10AM 98" duplex datestamps on registered cover to Larnaca, Cyprus, New York registry label, Limassol and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, unusual destination

E. 300-400
425
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420
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 420, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover1c, 4c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285, 287-290), 1c, 4c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285, 287-290)1c, 4c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285, 287-290). Two 4c, cancelled or tied by purple Kicking Mule fancy cancel of Port Townsend Wash. on cover used as a paste-up on a package to Waveland Fla., Very Fine, a colorful and unusual cover

E. 300-400
850
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421
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 421, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Natural s.e. at left, used with 1c and 2c Proprietary (RB24, RB27), tied by "Honolulu, H. Isls. Nov. 27 1PM 1900" duplex datestamps with year slug inverted on 2c Green on blue entire (U314) to New Bedford Mass., receiving backstamp, Very Fine, very unusual use, the U.S. annexed Hawaii in 1898 and it became a Territory on June 14, 1900, just a few months before this was sent

E. 200-300
350
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422
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 422, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). S.e. at left, tied by "Mil. Sta. No. 1, Philippines Islands, Manila, Apr. 7, 1899 12M" duplex, second clear strike at right, on cover to Madrid, Spain, receiving backstamp, missing part of top flap, some edgewear where partly refolded, Very Fine, scarce use from the Philippines to Spain just after the Spanish-American War

E. 200-300
300
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423
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 423, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Rich color, used with 1c and 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286), tied by grid cancels, purple "Ferry Sta., San Francisco Cal., Reg. Div., Mar. 26, 1903" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Bartelshof, Germany, New York registry label, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, attractive franking for 8c registry fee plus 5c UPU rate

E. 200-300
200
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424
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 424, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Tied by "Hoboken N.J. Dec. 7, 1898" duplex on postcard depicting Library of Congress and other Washington D.C. views, to Germany, receiving circular datestamp, some slight edgewear, Very Fine, also incl. additional postcard for Hotel Majestic in New York bearing 1c and 4c Trans-Mississippi (285, 287) from New York to Germany in similar condition, a nice pair of cards

E. 150-200
275
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425
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 425, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover1c-8c Trans-Mississippi (285-289), 1c-8c Trans-Mississippi (285-289)1c-8c Trans-Mississippi (285-289). Incl. two 1c and 2c, one 2c and 8c s.e. on one side, tied by registry ovals, purple "Registered Jun. 21, 1898, Branch P.O. Station P, New York P.O." five-line boxed datestamp on cover to London, England and forwarded to Chester, New York registry label affixed over 5c, London oval datestamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine, a spectacular franking for 8c registry fee and triple UPU rate, this is also a very early use -- the First Day of Issue was June 17

E. 300-400
300
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426
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 426, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Detailed impression, used with 3c Purple (268), 6c Dull Brown (271), 15c Dark Blue (274) and 4c Trans-Mississippi (287), each stamp tied by bold strike of "R" in rectangle handstamp, 15c tied by purple "Mil. Sta. No. 1, Philippine Isls, San Francisco Cal. Registered Apr. 12, 1899" double-circle datestamp on cover to Basel, Switzerland, endorsed "Via Hong Kong per first mail" at upper left, Brindisi and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, a very unusual cover properly paying the 8c registry fee plus 6-times 5c UPU rate

E. 400-500
950
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427
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 427, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 5c-10c on Cover8c-10c Trans-Mississippi (289-290), 8c-10c Trans-Mississippi (289-290)8c-10c Trans-Mississippi (289-290). 8c s.e. at right, tied by registry ovals on cover to Hong Kong, China, purple "Registered San Francisco Jul. 5, 1898" oval datestamp, San Francisco registry label at left (torn probably prior to use), receiving backstamp, Very Fine and scarce cover to Hong Kong

E. 300-400
700
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