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Sale 1117 — U.S. & Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 December, 2015

Category — Washington-Franklin and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4163
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4163, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues2c Carmine, Horizontal Imperforate Coil (344H), 2c Carmine, Horizontal Imperforate Coil (344H)2c Carmine, Horizontal Imperforate Coil (344H). Tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 8 1-PM 1912" machine cancel on John Wanamaker cover to "GTN Pa.", some edgewear, Very Fine, scarce, only three covers bearing the 2c horizontal imperforate coil are known, ex Bakwin, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate

600
225
4164
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4164, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues2c Carmine, Horizontal Imperforate Coil (344H), 2c Carmine, Horizontal Imperforate Coil (344H)2c Carmine, Horizontal Imperforate Coil (344H). Tied by "Wall Street Sta. N.Y. Oct. 7 7-PM 1910" machine cancel on New Amsterdam Casualty Co. corner card to Dayton O., stamp lifted to confirm identity and condition and hinged in place, Fine and rare, only three covers bearing the 2c horizontal imperforate coil on cover are known, with 2014 A.P.S. certificate

600
300
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4165°
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4165, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Coil (346V), 4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Coil (346V)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Coil (346V). Strip of three on 1916 Registered Cover to the Covel Manufacturing Co. tied by Detroit Mich. double ovals, Fine-Very Fine, not listed on cover, Carl Mainberger note on back states that Babcock (the sender) is someone associated with the A.E.F. booklet panes, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
0
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4166
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4166, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues2c Lincoln, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. I (368), 2c Lincoln, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. I (368)2c Lincoln, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. I (368). Belasco Ty. Ia, tied by "Hartford Conn. May 18, 1909 6-PM" wavy-line machine cancel on cover to The Lake Placed Club N.Y., missing top flap, Very Fine, scarce, with 2015 A.P.S. certificate

2,250
2,700
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4167
c
Private Vending and Affixing Machine Covers. 63, incl. No. 483 with Schermack Ty. III, 13 other Schermack, Mail-o-Meter 409 Ty. IV, rest are Farwell Company with his corner card, better items incl. 408 4A4 (2), 408 4B4 (2), majority of others are 409 4A4, also few 409 4B4, some legal-size, some window covers, few faults, most Fine-Very Fine, a scarce and desirable group, Scott Retail approximately

4,000
800
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4168
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4168, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues2c Alaska-Yukon (370), 2c Alaska-Yukon (370)2c Alaska-Yukon (370). Planty #2, tied by "Seattle Wash. Jun. 1, 1909 5:30 P.M." Exposition First Day machine cancel on beautiful multicolored exposition postcard of "Entrance to Manufacturer's Building. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. Seattle Wash. 1909", serviced by Fred Lindsley with original content "June 1st 1909 opening day of P. E.", vertical crease at left of card which is insignificant given the rarity of this card

A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE FIRST DAY USAGE OF THE 2-CENT ALASKA-YUKON ISSUE ON AN EXPOSITION POSTCARD.

This is the actual card illustrated in Planty. This is only the sixth we have handled.

Ex Dr. Martin

5,000
3,000
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4169
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4169, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues2c Hudson-Fulton (372), 2c Hudson-Fulton (372)2c Hudson-Fulton (372). Tied by "Lancaster Pa. Sep. 25 09 12:30 AM" First Day machine cancel on beautiful "Fulton Souvenir" postcard depicting Robert Fulton and steamboat, addressed to Columbia Pa., Very Fine first day use

1,500
750
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4170
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4170, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues50c Violet (421), 50c Violet (421)50c Violet (421). Beautiful centering and bright fresh color, tied by "Auburn N.Y. Feb. 10, 1935" machine cancel on European size cover to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Very Fine, late but appropriate use of this scarce 50c Franklin, ex Siskin and Dr. Martin

2,000
275
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4171
 
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4171, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Used with $1.00 Violet Black (478) as well as $2.00 and $5.00 Nos. 479-480 (latter a pair) also Nos. 498 and 499, tied by double oval cancels on large piece of registered package wrapper, New York Aug. 31, 1917 double-circle registry datestamp, Very Fine, the earliest documented use of Scott 477, with 2002 and 2006 A.P.S. certificates, Nos. 477-480 are very scarce on a full cover

E. 500-750
275
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4172
 
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4172, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues50c Light Violet (477), 50c Light Violet (477)50c Light Violet (477). Two large pieces from registered parcels, both with strip of three of $5.00 Light Green (480), one also with $2.00 Dark Blue (479), plus a few lower denominations, stamps tied by double oval cancels, New York Aug. 31, 1917 double-circle registry datestamps, Very Fine, both the earliest documented use of Scott 477

E. 500-750
350
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4173
 
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4173, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480), $2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480). Used with $1.00 Violet Black (478) and 2c, 5c and 20c values, tied by double oval cancels and 5c by light strike of New York Apr. 6, 1917 double-circle registry datestamp on piece of registered package wrapper, Very Fine, the earliest documented use of the $2.00 and $5.00 Nos. 479 and 480, with 2000 A.P.S. certificate

E. 500-750
275
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4174
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4174, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Tied by "Tampa, Fla., Apr. 30 9-PM 1922" machine cancel on buff cover with printed address to Philadelphia, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and attractive use of the 5c error on cover, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,200
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4175
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4175, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 20, 1917 3-PM" machine cancel with Buy Bonds slogan and addressed locally to Joseph Steinmetz, some slight edgewear, still Very Fine, scarce

2,250
1,100
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4176
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4176, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). Single error in strip of three, used with 1c and vertical strip of three with guideline of 2c coil (probably 386), tied by registry ovals on cover to Brooklyn N.Y., Very Fine use "correctly" paying the 10c registered rate, scarce

E. 1,000-1,500
12,000
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4177
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4177, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544), 1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544)1c Green, Rotary Perf 11 (544). Tied by "Jackson Mich. Dec. 21, 1922" machine cancel on Christmas postcard to Manchester Mich., trivial edgewear

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1922 ONE-CENT ROTARY PERF 11, SCOTT 544, ON A POST CARD. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

A small quantity of 1c Rotary Press stamps was perforated 11 at the end of 1922, using remainder sheets from the earlier printings that were normally perforated in 10 gauge or 10/11 compound gauge. Its existence as a Perf 11 variety was discovered in 1936, and the stamp received its Scott Catalogue listing in 1938.

7,500
0
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4178
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4178, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues1c Green, Rotary (545), 1c Green, Rotary (545)1c Green, Rotary (545). Vertical pair with top selvage, tied by "Cleveland Ohio Mar. 31, 1922 7-PM" machine cancel at top, bottom stamp with smudge cancel, on stamp dealer's corner card cover to Philadelphia, minor edgewear, Very Fine, rare used on cover, only two others located with Power Search and very few have been certified as genuine, P.F. certificate 374008 no longer accompanies, Scott Retail as single on cover

1,800
275
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4179
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4179, Washington-Franklin and Later Issues1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578, 579), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578, 579)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Rotary (578, 579). Used with 14c Blue, tied by Boston Mass. double-oval registered handstamps on 1926 cover to Brattleboro Vt., Boston and Brattleboro arrival backstamps, couple file folds well-away from adhesives, Very Fine, a scarce Rotary Perf 11 x 10 use of both the 1c and 2c value on a commercial cover, unlikely that many covers exist in this format

E. 500-750
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