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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
979
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 979, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c Blue, Red Ovpt., Category III Double Overprint (54f), HAWAII, 1893, 1c Blue, Red Ovpt., Category III Double Overprint (54f)HAWAII, 1893, 1c Blue, Red Ovpt., Category III Double Overprint (54f). Left selvage single, showing second overprint mostly in selvage and again at right (technically showing parts of three overprints), original gum, h.r., few small toned spots mostly on back, Fine appearance, especially desirable with the selvage

400
275
980
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 980, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c Green, Red Ovpt., Category II Double Overprint (55d), HAWAII, 1893, 1c Green, Red Ovpt., Category II Double Overprint (55d)HAWAII, 1893, 1c Green, Red Ovpt., Category II Double Overprint (55d). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, wide margins, showing clear second overprint at top on an angle and with one letter of a third overprint at upper right, Very Fine and choice

625
275
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981
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 981, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt., "18 3" Instead of "1893" (57a), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt., "18 3" Instead of "1893" (57a)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt., "18 3" Instead of "1893" (57a). Unused (no gum), pretty shade, fresh and Fine

850
550
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982
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 982, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Double Red Ovpt. (62d), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Double Red Ovpt. (62d)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Double Red Ovpt. (62d). Original gum, lightly hinged, with left selvage, showing strong second overprint which is split horizontally, choice centering, Very Fine and choice, scarce in such condition

2,000
850
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983
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 983, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69). Block of four, original gum, right stamps h.r., radiant color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, an attractive block

1,550
500
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984
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 984, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71), HAWAII, 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71)HAWAII, 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71). Five unused and one used, showing varieties of the overprint incl. Nos. 71b (no period after "Govt."), 71d (Ty. I double overprint, split horizontally), others show "1893" missing due to downward shift, 71f, overprint split horizontally, mostly unused (no gum), few small faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail for the three listed varieties $1,175.00

E. 200-300
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985
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 985, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (71b), HAWAII, 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (71b)HAWAII, 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (71b). Block of four with top sheet selvage, bottom left stamp the variety, original gum, the variety has single short perf at bottom, Fine-Very Fine, especially desirable with the selvage

430
110
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986
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 986, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (72b), HAWAII, 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (72b)HAWAII, 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (72b). Block of four, bottom left stamp the variety, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

715
375
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987
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 987, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (73b), HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (73b)HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (73b). Original gum, rich color, lightly oxidized, Very Fine, small purple backstamp

475
100
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988
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 988, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c Purple, 1c Green, Red Ovpts. (53, 55), HAWAII, 1893, 1c Purple, 1c Green, Red Ovpts. (53, 55)HAWAII, 1893, 1c Purple, 1c Green, Red Ovpts. (53, 55). Three of first, used with 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (67), tied by "Honolulu H.I. NO 16 10AM 1897" duplex datestamps on cover to London, England, sender's notation "Registered" but not sent, few trivial gum soaks, Very Fine and colorful franking for the 5c rate plus 10c registry fee

E. 200-300
110
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989
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 989, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c Purple, 1c Blue, Red Ovpt. (54, 55), HAWAII, 1893, 1c Purple, 1c Blue, Red Ovpt. (54, 55)HAWAII, 1893, 1c Purple, 1c Blue, Red Ovpt. (54, 55). Used with 1c Yellow (74), 2c Brown (75, three) and 5c Rose Lake (76) on 1c Green entire (U10), three of the stamps on back, tied by target cancels, red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 24, 1894" double-circle datestamp and sent registered to Philadelphia, ornate purple "Office of the Hawaiian Stamp Co." corner card handstamp also ties one stamp, one 2c on back small fault at center, Very Fine, colorful use

E. 300-400
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990
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 990, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c-12c Provisional, Red Ovpts. (54, 56, 57, 59, 62), HAWAII, 1893, 1c-12c Provisional, Red Ovpts. (54, 56, 57, 59, 62)HAWAII, 1893, 1c-12c Provisional, Red Ovpts. (54, 56, 57, 59, 62). Used with 1c Yellow (74), tied by purple target cancels, matching "Honolulu Hawaii May 23, 1894" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Germany, Hawaiian registry marking also struck in purple, New York registry label, appropriate backstamps, slightly reduced at right, light horizontal file fold at bottom, Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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991
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 991, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c Green, Red Ovpt. (55), HAWAII, 1893, 1c Green, Red Ovpt. (55)HAWAII, 1893, 1c Green, Red Ovpt. (55). Block of 15, tied by "Honolulu H.I. Feb. 27 11AM 1897" duplex datestamps on local cover, some toning around perfs, otherwise Very Fine, obviously philatelic but still attractive

E. 200-300
110
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992
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 992, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 1c-18c Provisional Ovpts. (55, 57, 59, 61, 62, 68, 71), HAWAII, 1893, 1c-18c Provisional Ovpts. (55, 57, 59, 61, 62, 68, 71)HAWAII, 1893, 1c-18c Provisional Ovpts. (55, 57, 59, 61, 62, 68, 71). Rich colors, tied by light strikes of "Honolulu Jan. 18 12 M 1894" duplex datestamps on 5c entire (U12) to Wellington, New Zealand, barely reduced at bottom, some slight overall wear, still Very Fine and colorful use to a scarce destination

E. 500-750
250
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993
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 993, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57). Tied by purple "Kahului, Maui, Sep. 9, 1893" double-circle datestamp on cover with printed address to an ice cream parlor and candy factory in Honolulu, receiving backstamp, few slightly tined perfs from gum, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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994
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 994, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57). Tied by target cancel on wrapper to Drome, France, minor wear, pulled perf at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce wrapper used to France

E. 200-300
160
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995
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 995, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57). Cancelled by target on wrapper to Funchal, Madeira, Lisbon Dec. 13, 1896 transit backstamp, few slightly toned perfs, Very Fine use of a wrapper to a scarce destination

E. 300-400
150
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996
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 996, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c-$1.00 Provisional Ovpts. (57, 59, 62, 68, 71-73), HAWAII, 1893, 2c-$1.00 Provisional Ovpts. (57, 59, 62, 68, 71-73)HAWAII, 1893, 2c-$1.00 Provisional Ovpts. (57, 59, 62, 68, 71-73). Tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 4, 1895" double-circle datestamps on legal-size 10c Black entire (U13), matching registry markings, used to Lund, Sweden, New York registry label also ties three stamps, minor edgewear, light vertical file fold at left not affecting any stamps, Very Fine, colorful and rare franking

E. 500-750
325
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997
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 997, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59), HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59)HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59). Horizontal pair, used with two 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii ?, 1895" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to Madeira, endorsed "Via England", Lisbon and Funchal backstamps, markings affected by moisture, slight edgewear, Fine appearance, scarce use

E. 300-400
150
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998
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 998, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, 6c Green, Red Ovpts. (59, 60), HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, 6c Green, Red Ovpts. (59, 60)HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, 6c Green, Red Ovpts. (59, 60). Horizontal strip of three and horizontal pair, tied by purple target cancels, red "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 6, 1893" double-circle datestamp on legal-size registered cover to Munich, Germany, San Francisco, New York and receiving backstamps, faint vertical file fold not affecting stamps, Very Fine and unusual five-times rate registered cover

E. 300-400
250
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999
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 999, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59), HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59)HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59). Bright shade, part left imprint selvage, tied by "Honolulu H.I. Jan. 27, 1894" duplex datestamp, purple "Kaunakakai, Molokai, Jan. 26, 1894" origination double-circle datestamp on cover to Jamaica N.Y., receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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1000
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1000, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59), HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59)HAWAII, 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59). Tied by "Honolulu H.I. Dec. 5 4PM 1893" duplex datestamp on cover missent to George Town, South Africa and redirected to Demerara, British Guiana, manuscript "unknown at George Town Cape Colony" at left, back of cover with Cape Colony (Feb. 15), London (Mar. 10) and British Guiana (Mar. ?), vertical file fold well away from stamp, some soiling incl. around stamp, otherwise Fine, very unusual use

E. 300-400
275
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1001
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1001, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61), HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61)HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61). Used with 5c Rose Lake (76) on 2c Carmine entire (U2), tied by red target cancels, "Honolulu Hawaii Feb. 23, 1895" circular datestamp and used to Berne, Switzerland, San Francisco, New York and receiving backstamps, 10c few small toned spots, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
160
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1002
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1002, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Double Red Ovpt., One Faint (62e var), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Double Red Ovpt., One Faint (62e var)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Double Red Ovpt., One Faint (62e var). Second overprint complete and a bit fainter than first, used with 1c Blue, Red Ovpt. (54), tied by target cancel and "Honolulu H.I. Sep. 8 9AM 1893" duplex circular datestamp and oval on registered cover to London, England, red "R" registry handstamp, red London registry oval, Very Fine, the faint double overprint (Category III) is not listed in Scott for No. 62 but is recognized by specialists

E. 500-750
450
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1003
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1003, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62). Used with 1c Purple, 1c Green, 10c Red Brown, Provisional Ovpts. (53, 55, 68), tied by target cancels, red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 25, 1894" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Leipzig, Germany and forwarded within Germany, appropriate registry markings, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a colorful and scarce use

E. 300-400
180
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1004
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1004, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62). Used with 1c Yellow (74) and 2c Brown (75), tied by "Honolulu H.I. Oct. 13 9AM 1894" duplex datestamps on cover to Boston, top flap with "Theo Davies & Co., Honolulu, H.I. Agents for Lloyd's" printed design, Very Fine

E. 150-200
120
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1005
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1005, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62), HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62)HAWAII, 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62). Choice centering with wide margins, tied by neat strike of "Honolulu H.I. ?, 1897" duplex datestamp on cover with printed address for "Jas. Steiner, Dealer in Hawaiian Stamps" in Honolulu, Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
100
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1006
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1006, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (65). Vibrant color, tied by purple target cancel, "Naalehu * Hawaii * Sep. 13, 1893" double-circle datestamp on cover to Honolulu, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

450
350
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1007
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1007, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose, 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (66, 67), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose, 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (66, 67)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Rose, 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (66, 67). 2c with part selvage at left, tied by purple "Kahului, Maui, Jul. 22, 1893" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Honolulu, red receiving datestamp, fresh and Very Fine use properly paying the 2c rate within Hawaii plus 10c registry fee

E. 200-300
110
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1008
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1008, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (67), HAWAII, 1893, 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (67)HAWAII, 1893, 10c Vermilion, Black Ovpt. (67). Horizontal pair, vibrant color, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 2, 1897" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to London, England, pair with trace of captured imprint at bottom, receiving backstamp, Very Fine use properly paying double 5c rate plus 10c registry fee

E. 200-300
110
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1009
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1009, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72), HAWAII, 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72)HAWAII, 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72). Vibrant color, used with 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), tied by red target, "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 18, 1895" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Ulm, Germany, San Francisco, New York and receiving backstamps, also with fumigation slit at lower left corner during cholera epidemic, Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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1010
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1010, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), HAWAII, 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)HAWAII, 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Used with 5c Rose Lake, 25c Deep Blue (76, 79), tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 30, 1896" double-circle datestamps on oversize registered cover to Dieuefit, France, appropriate registry markings, minor edgewear, Very Fine 6-times rate use

E. 300-400
160
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1011
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1011, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (73b), HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (73b)HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt., No Period After "Govt" (73b). Horizontal strip of three, left stamp the variety, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jun. 28, 1893" double-circle datestamp on locally addressed cover, manuscript "error in surcharge" above the stamp, Very Fine

E. 400-500
650
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1012
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1012, Hawaii: 1893 Provisional Ovpts.HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)HAWAII, 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Rich color (slightly oxidized), used with horizontal pair of 2c Dull Violet (57), tied by target cancels, red "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 29, 1894" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Winchester Mass., appropriate registry markings, manuscript "Do not steal these stamps they are private property", left 2c small tear at lower left, Very Fine appearing philatelic cover from a sender worried about postal employees pilfering his stamps

E. 300-400
160
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