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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

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Category — Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
362
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 362, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Scarlet, International Vending Machine Co., Perforated Approximately 12-1/2 (320b var), 2c Scarlet, International Vending Machine Co., Perforated Approximately 12-1/2 (320b var)2c Scarlet, International Vending Machine Co., Perforated Approximately 12-1/2 (320b var). Pair, lightly hinged, well-centered for this difficult issue which is often found with perfs cutting into the design, Very Fine, the International Vending Machine Co. installed their machines in post offices, using the 2c Shield stamp with their own 12-1/2 gauge perforations, these coils were replaced with government coils in July 1908, with 1979 A.P.S. and 1993 P.F. certificates for a strip of four, with 1999 P.F. certificate as a pair

2,250
1,000
363
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 363, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate, Mailometer Ty. IV Private Vending Machine Perforations (371), 2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate, Mailometer Ty. IV Private Vending Machine Perforations (371)2c Alaska-Yukon, Imperforate, Mailometer Ty. IV Private Vending Machine Perforations (371). Horizontal pair with plate no. 5250 in the right margin, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail without premium for the plate number

400
700
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364
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 364, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d). Mint N.H. horizontal guide line strip of four, full Schermack Ty. III perforations, well-centered, bright shade, miniscule nick in top left margin is a result of production and not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, a scarce Mint N.H. line strip of this issue, with 2019 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

2,000
2,100
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365
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 365, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d). Mint N.H. strip of four with guide line between left two stamps, Fine-Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged line pair and pair

790
225
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366
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 366, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d), 2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d)2c Carmine, Ty. II, Imperforate, Schermack Type III Perforations (320Ad; formerly 320d). Paste-up strip of four, right stamps Mint N.H. and with light natural gum creasing, left pair lightly hinged, fresh color, Very Fine, a rare paste-up strip, with 2015 P.F. certificate

1,250
200
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367
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 367, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Hudson-Fulton, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. III Perforations (373 var), 2c Hudson-Fulton, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. III Perforations (373 var)2c Hudson-Fulton, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. III Perforations (373 var). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, crisp and intact, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

350
475
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368
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 368, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations1c Blue Green, Imperforate Horizontal Coil (314H), 1c Blue Green, Imperforate Horizontal Coil (314H)1c Blue Green, Imperforate Horizontal Coil (314H). Strip of three, end stamps Mint N.H., middle stamp hinged, large margins, left stamp with a small corner crease, Very Fine appearance, these scarce coils were made from the flat plate regular issue stamps and were issued in rolls of either 500 or 1,000, with 1940 letter of authenticity from Gordon Harmer and with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged pair and half a pair, without premium for the two Mint N.H. stamps

3,150
3,250
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369
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 369, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var)2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344V var). Vertical strip of five with star and plate no. 5299 at top, fourth stamp from top the error, lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce multiple showing the foreign entry of the 1c Franklin on the 2c Washington plate, only one position -- the fourth position under the plate number on the upper left pane of Plate 5299 -- yields this interesting variety, it is believed to have been created when a 1c transfer roll was erroneously used to enter this position on the 2c plate, when it was discovered prior to printing the design was burnished away and corrected with a 2c entry, some elements of the 1c design remained, we have not offered another example since 2010

2,500
650
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370
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 370, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Vertical Coil (346V), 4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Vertical Coil (346V)4c Orange Brown, Imperforate Vertical Coil (346V). Strip of three, tied by Detroit Mich. double oval cancels on 1916 Registered Cover to the Covel Manufacturing Co. in Benton Harbor Mich., Fine-Very Fine, Carl Mainberger note on back states that Babcock (the sender) is someone associated with the A.E.F. booklet panes, ex Ryterband, with 2008 P.F. certificate, unlisted on cover in Scott

E. 500-750
1,100
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371
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 371, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Imperforate Vertical Coil (384V), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Vertical Coil (384V)2c Carmine, Imperforate Vertical Coil (384V). Strip of four, tied by "San Francisco Calif. Sep. 6 1927" duplex cancels on 2c Sesquicentennial Exposition entire (U522) to Tacoma Wash., purple "Via First Airplane Mail Landing at Tacoma Wash" datestamp and wings, fresh and Very Fine, scarce on-cover use of this imperforate coil, with 1986 A.P.S. certificate

E. 400-500
300
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372
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 372, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations2c Carmine, Imperforate Horizontal Coil (384H), 2c Carmine, Imperforate Horizontal Coil (384H)2c Carmine, Imperforate Horizontal Coil (384H). Paste-up strip of four at left of cover with strips of eight of 1c Green, Imperforate Vertical Coil (383V) and 1c-3c Rotary Press issues (486, 488, 489), all tied by strikes of "Coral Gables Fla. Jan. 29 1920" duplex datestamp on legal-size cover to the Miami Biltmore County Club at Coral Gables, Very Fine, a scarce and colorful use

E. 400-500
450
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373
og
Private Perforation Coils, Valuable Holding. Over 350 items, nearly all unused, mostly pairs, but includes some strips, Schermack is the most prevalent, but also solid selections of Brinkerhoff and Mailometer, and representation from other companies, some unlisted such as Kansas City and Wilson roulettes, higher cataloguing items such as No. 320Ad with Schermack Type III perforations in four strips of four and two pairs (all with P.F. certificates), many others cataloguing hundred of dollars each, some duplication, a few covers, and a selection of scarce test coils from various companies, the collection was vetted by a knowledgeable student (James Depew), as the fakes were carefully separated from the rest (the fakes are not included in the lot), fifteen certificates accompany, many Mint N.H., vast majority Fine-Very Fine, a rare opportunity to obtain a large number of the elusive private vending coil stamps at one time

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
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374
og
Vending and Affixing Machine Perforation Collection. 48 items, mostly pairs, but also a few strips, nice variety of companies, catalogue values up to about $300.00, some Mint N.H. (though only priced hinged in Scott), Fine-Very Fine group of these elusive stamps, Scott Retail in excess of $2,000.00

E. 500-750
700
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374A
c
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 374A, Vending and Affixing Machine PerforationsImperforate Flat Plate Coils on Cover, Imperforate Flat Plate Coils on CoverImperforate Flat Plate Coils on Cover. Group of 12 covers, including No. 344V single used on Nov. 9, 1909 from New York, 343V or 383V pair on cover, 383V two strips of four and two pairs (one a paste-up), 384H line strip of four on 1925 Special Delivery cover, 384V single and paste-up strip of three, also several 408V-409V covers, a few small faults may be found but overall this is a Very Fine and scarce group

E. 750-1,000
850
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375
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 375, Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations25c-$8.75, Computer Vended Postage Stamps, Kensington, Md., Machine 83 (CVP16/CVP20 var), 25c-$8.75, Computer Vended Postage Stamps, Kensington, Md., Machine 83 (CVP16/CVP20 var)25c-$8.75, Computer Vended Postage Stamps, Kensington, Md., Machine 83 (CVP16/CVP20 var). Vertical strip of five on original backing paper, comprised of two 25c, $3.25, $8.50, and $8.75, the $3.25 and $8.50 not listed in Scott, Very Fine, reported by the owner to be a unique combination strip

E. 300-400
225
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