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Sale 1165 — Classic Bureau Issues featuring The Dr. Irvin Heimburger and Roger Brody Collections

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Category — 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
93
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 93, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers1c Pan-American (294), 1c Pan-American (294)1c Pan-American (294). Rich colors, tied by "Lawrence Kan. May 1 1901" First Day flag machine cancel on unsealed circular rate cover to Albion Neb., inconsequential corner wear

VERY FINE. A RARE FIRST DAY COVER OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

Only fourteen First Day uses are documented for this issue, of which six are on card and eight are on cover.

4,000
4,750
94
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 94, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers2c Pan-American (295), 2c Pan-American (295)2c Pan-American (295). Perfectly centered, rich color, tied by "Chicago Ill. May 1 9:30PM 1901" First Day machine cancel on corner card cover for Burnham's Ideal Hair Bazaar with red printed announcement "Wholesale Department will remove May 1st...", May 2 receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine, a very choice and apparently commercial use of the 2c Pan-American on the First Day of issue

2,750
2,300
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95
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 95, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers1c, 4c Pan-American (294, 296), 1c, 4c Pan-American (294, 296)1c, 4c Pan-American (294, 296). Tied by "Buffalo, N.Y. Jul. 11, 1901" machine cancel on multicolored illustrated Ethnology Building cover to Amsterdam, Holland, light file folds at right slightly crease the 1c stamp, still Very Fine and colorful

E. 200-300
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96
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 96, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers1c-4c Pan-American (294-296), 1c-4c Pan-American (294-296)1c-4c Pan-American (294-296). Four covers with Exposition machine cancels (three different types), singles of 1c (postcard), 2c, 2c and 4c respectively, each cover illustrated with a theme of the Exposition including bison corner cards and multicolored illustrated Albright Art Gallery on 4c cover, Very Fine group

E. 300-400
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97
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 97, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers5c Pan-American (297), 5c Pan-American (297)5c Pan-American (297). Tied by "Cleveland, Ohio, Oct 12, 1901" machine cancel on multicolored illustrated cover of Grand Army of the Republic 35th National Encampment to Heidenberg, Germany, stamp with tiny tear at top right, still Very Fine, a spectacular design

E. 300-400
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98
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 98, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers8c Pan-American (298), 8c Pan-American (298)8c Pan-American (298). Block of four, used with 1c Trans-Mississippi, all tied by Boston registry ovals, purple Boston registered handstamp dated Jun. 10, 1901, New York registry label on 1c Columbian entire (U438) to Stockholm, Sweden, transit and receiving backstamps, couple small portions of side flap missing but cover is completely intact, Very Fine and attractive combination franking to Sweden, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
400
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99
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 99, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers8c Pan-American (298), 8c Pan-American (298)8c Pan-American (298). Tied by blue St. Louis Mo. ovals, purple "St. Louis Oct. 16, 1901" double-circle datestamp on registered 2c Red entire to Parral, Mexico with El Paso Texas registry label (FX-EP1b), transited Juarez directly across the border from El Paso, receiving backstamp, back of cover with green "Clover Brand" illustrated four-leaf clover design, top right corner of cover slightly nicked, Very Fine and scarce example of the El Paso registry label used with the 8c Pan-American Issue, only 29 examples of this style El Paso label are recorded in Scott catalogue (for an example of the other style El Paso label see lot 186)

E. 400-500
225
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100
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 100, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers8c Pan-American (298), 8c Pan-American (298)8c Pan-American (298). Well-centered, tied by "Buffalo Aug. 22 3:30 PM 1901 Pan-American" machine cancel on illustrated Exposition cover to Long Island, fresh and Very Fine cover

750
160
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101
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 101, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers10c Pan-American (299), 10c Pan-American (299)10c Pan-American (299). Tied by Chicago Ill. registry oval and purple Jun. 17, 1901 three-line registry datestamp on American Flag Patriotic cover to Elgin Ill., slogans including completion of "Nicaragua Canal", building battleships, maintaining stamp tax and "Remember 1898", diagonal crease thru top right of cover and stamp, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
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102
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 102, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Complete set, artfully arranged in ascending values, tied by "Coshocton Ohio Jul. 20 1901" waving flag machine cancels on registered cover to Schorndorf, Germany, New York registry label, transit and receiving backstamps, 1c and 8c with small corner stains from the unusual small killer cancel, still Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
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103
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 103, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Covers1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Complete set arranged in ascending order, tied by New York ovals on registered May 22, 1901 courthouse-size cover to Hoboken N.J., 8c with small indentation, Very Fine, this was likely a heavy cover with legal papers, as such it is entirely possible this paid a correct commercial rate (8c registry fee plus 11-times letter rate) rather than serving a philatelic purpose as with most complete sets on cover

E. 400-500
200
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