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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 — 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
213
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 213, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. II (319F), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (319F)2c Carmine, Ty. II (319F). Pair and two singles, tied by New York oval registry handstamps and pair partly covered by registry label on 1906 cover originating in Frankfort, Germany and franked with Germany 80pf stamp for postage and registration to New York, upon receipt in New York the cover was struck with "Re-Registered/After Delivery" and forwarded via San Francisco to Shanghai, China, San Francisco registry label with sans-serif letters (FX-SF1a), unclaimed and returned to Frankfort via New York, wide variety of datestamps and handstamps trace its journey and its failure to find a recipient, including U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai backstamp, some unsurprising soiling and wear, minor stamp flaws, Fine and striking cover, for no additional postage a registered cover properly received could be forwarded as long as a new registry fee was paid, in this case represented by the four 2c Shield stamps

E. 500-750
475
214
 
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 214, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Used with 10c Louisiana Purchase (327), both tied by New York registered double ovals, New York registry label on "Samples of Mdse" package front to Argentina, some light staining and creases including thru the 10c, Fine use to Argentina paying the three-times rate for merchandise (2c per half-ounce plus 1c additional per ounce for three more ounces plus 8c registry fee)

E. 300-400
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215
 
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 215, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Used with Hong Kong 10c Ultramarine, both stamps tied by 1905 Hong Kong double-circle datestamp on illustrated typewriter advertising cover to Syracuse N.Y., 2c stamp with small flaws from placement near edge, Very Fine appearance, this was likely a pre-stamped return envelope that was folded in half and placed inside the original envelope to Hong Kong, before being sent back to the U.S.

E. 300-400
200
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216
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 216, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Tied by New York Sep. 20, 1906 machine cancel on Morris H.S. New York picture postcard to Shanghai, China, forwarded with China, 1900, 1c Ocher (111) to Hong Kong, Chinese stamp affixed overlapping U.S. stamp, four different datestamps applied in China during transit and forwarding, Very Fine, a nice combination cover

E. 300-400
400
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217
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 217, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Tied by "St. Paul Minn. Jun. 20, 1905" machine cancel on mourning bordered cover to Milton Mass., cover was singed and damaged in the Central Railroad June 21, 1905 Mentor O. train wreck, it was placed into a Post Office Dept. legal-size envelope with a slip stating the occurrence of the wreck and sent on to its addressee (both of these pieces accompany the cover), larger cover opened roughly at right with faults, Fine and fascinating artifacts from this infamous wreck of the 20th Century Limited, which cost 21 people their lives

E. 400-500
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218
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 218, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I, (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I, (319). Likely from a booklet pane, used with 10c Special Delivery (E5), tied by "Valdez Alaska Sep. 9 1905" duplex datestamp on Valdez advertising cover to Evanston Ill., St. Paul & Larimore R.P.O. backstamp, 2c stamp tiny nick at bottom, reduced at left, Fine use from Alaska

E. 200-300
250
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219
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 219, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Bold "Jackson Mich." precancel, affixed to illustrated "Magic Foot Draft Co." buff advertising cover addressed to Bristol Mills Me., Very Fine

E. 200-300
190
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220
 
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 220, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Carmine, Ty. I (319), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (319)2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Tied by "Fee 20/Emergency./Stamp/R.P.O." duplex handstamp on Rutland Railroad corner card cover to Boston Mass., minor cover corner nicks, Fine, this handstamp was issued as an emergency device when a clerk lost his postmarker

E. 200-300
225
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221
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 221, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield2c Lake, Ty. II (319F), 2c Lake, Ty. II (319F)2c Lake, Ty. II (319F). Tied by "Ellenora Ohio Jan. 29, 1909" duplex cancel on unsevered German return postal card to Konitz, Germany, first side to Ellenora with stamps from Germany, France, Togo and Kamerun, return side with similar franking in addition to U.S. stamp, Very Fine, obviously philatelic but also quite interesting

E. 200-300
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222
c
1902-03 Issue, Foreign Mixed Frankings. Approximately 50 covers, each with a mixed franking with a foreign stamp or stamps, many are postage due but also a nice variety of regular issue stamps used with the 1902 Issue for various reasons, wide range of countries represented, mixed condition with some flaws to be expected, Fine and fascinating group

E. 750-1,000
750
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223
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 223, 1902-08 Issue: Covers, 2c Shield1902-03 Issue, Official Business Covers, 1902-03 Issue, Official Business Covers1902-03 Issue, Official Business Covers. 13 covers, mostly 2c Washington Flags or Shield but also frankings with 8c and 4c stamps, each with departmental official mail penalty corner card including three from the White House, some minor stamp or cover flaws, overall Fine

E. 400-500
225
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