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Sale 1167 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 November, 2017

Category — Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2390
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2390, Later IssuesPrisoner of War, Aonogahara-Japan, Prisoner of War, Aonogahara-JapanPrisoner of War, Aonogahara-Japan. Bold strike of green circular handstamp on cover bearing 3c Purple (221) and 2c Shield (319), tied by "San Francisco Cal. Oct. 1, 1915 7:30pm" Panama-Pacific Exposition slogan machine cancel, typed address to "Prisoner of War, Officers Quarters, Himeji, Japan", "4.10.21" datestamp (Oct. 21, 1915), minor wear, Very Fine, scarce and unusual cover to a German prisoner-of-war held in a Japanese prison during World War I, Frank A. Winters records only 22 pieces of mail from this camp, which was located near Kobe

E. 300-400
450
2391
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2391, Later IssuesPrisoner of War, Aonogahara-Japan, Prisoner of War, Aonogahara-JapanPrisoner of War, Aonogahara-Japan. Bold strike of purple circular handstamp on cover bearing pair of 2c and single 1c Washington stamps, addressed to a prisoner in Kobe, Japan, "5.2.13" and "5.2.15" backstamps (Feb. 13 and 15, 1916), stamps tied by light strike of "Lavine Mont. Jan. 22, 1916" datestamp, Very Fine, unusual cover to a German prisoner-of-war held in a Japanese prison during World War I, Frank A. Winters records only 22 pieces of mail from this camp, which was located near Kobe

E. 200-300
450
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2392°
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2392, Later Issues11c Light Blue (563), 11c Light Blue (563)11c Light Blue (563). Tied by "Fremont Ohio Oct. 4 4:30 PM 1922" First Day machine cancel on cover with typed address to Henry Hammelman in Washington D.C.

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE 11-CENT HAYES FIRST DAY COVER FROM FREMONT, OHIO.

The 11c Hayes First Day usage from Fremont marked the first time the Post Office began issuing stamps from a location related to the subject. Fremont was Hayes's home town.

With 2017 P.F. certificate

3,750
0
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2393
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2393, Later Issues50c Lilac (570), 50c Lilac (570)50c Lilac (570). Tied by light strike of duplex circular datestamp and used with Special Delivery, 10c Ultramarine (E11), tied by perfect strike of "Washington D.C. Nov. 11 7PM 1922" duplex circular datestamp to Syracuse N.Y., purple "FEE CLAIMED AT SYRACUSE N.Y." straightline handstamp, boxed "FIRST DAY COVER" handstamp at top left, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail for No. 570 First Day use (especially desirable with the Special Delivery stamp)

1,500
200
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2394
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2394, Later Issues1c-10c Kansas-Nebraska (658-679), 1c-10c Kansas-Nebraska (658-679)1c-10c Kansas-Nebraska (658-679). Complete set of 22 in blocks of four, each tied by "Washington D.C. May 1, 1929 5PM" First Day duplex cancel on separate covers serviced by C. E. Nickles with matching addresses to Dr. H. S. Paine in Miami FL

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST MATCHED SET OF FIRST DAY COVERS WITH KANSAS-NEBRASKA OVERPRINTS IN BLOCKS OF FOUR WE HAVE EVER SEEN.

The condition of this set is absolutely and unusually pristine.

Ex Dr. Martin

E. 3,000-4,000
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2395
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2395, Later Issues-1/2c-$5, -1/2c-$5-1/2c-$5.00 Presidential (803-834, 839-851, Planty #15). Outstanding complete set of William Raley cachets, including booklet panes (Nos. 804b, 806b and 807a) and coil issues (Nos. 839-851), for the sheet Nos. 803-834 all covers are franked with plate number singles (-1/2c and 1c are plate blocks) and matched typed addresses to Raymond Talbert in Washington D.C., Very Fine, a beautiful set in superb condition, also rare as a complete set including all the booklets and coils, ex Dr. Martin

E. 750-1,000
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2396
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2396, Later Issues20c Presidential (825), 20c Presidential (825)20c Presidential (825). Tied by indistinct grid cancel on legal-sized registered "Navy Department, U.S.S. Princeton" corner card official penalty cover to the Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in San Francisco, U.S.S. Princeton Oct. 13, 1944 backstamp which is eleven days prior to the sinking of the Princeton by the Japanese on Oct. 24, cover with light wrinkling at corner, Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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2397
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2397, Later Issues1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893), 1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893)1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893). Complete set of 35 Beardsley cachet covers with matched typed addresses to Woodstock Ill., informative descriptions of each Famous American in different colors for each series, Very Fine and quite scarce, only a handful of sets are known, ex Dr. Martin

E. 200-300
225
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