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Sale 1241 — United States and Civil War Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 September, 2021

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Category — Later Issues including Pan-Americans

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1129
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1129, Later Issues including Pan-Americans$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Rich color, tied by partly clear strike of "Casco Me. Nov. 12, 1899"? circular datestamp on small neat cover to Portland Maine

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SINGLE FRANKING OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE ON COVER.

Our Levi records contain fewer than ten covers with single frankings of the $2.00 Trans-Mississippi Issue.

Ex Gibson with his backstamp. Scott value $12,500.00

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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1130
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1130, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c Pan-American (294), 1c Pan-American (294)1c Pan-American (294). Tied by blue "CONTRACTOR SAMPLE" straightline handstamp on official souvenir mailing card depicting the stadium at the exposition, Very Fine, an unusual item

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E. 200-300
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1131
 
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1131, Later Issues including Pan-AmericansPan-American Exposition Collateral, Pan-American Exposition CollateralPan-American Exposition Collateral. Nine items, including oversize engraved invitation to President's Day on June 5, 1901 to meet the President of the United States, next two items are engraved notice enclosing complimentary card to enter the exposition and the card itself, last item is brochure from the exposition showing map of the grounds on back and inside with crammed text listing important features, last five are photographs of four of the scenes used for vignettes, few with minor toning, still Very Fine and unusual collateral items

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E. 150-200
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1132
 
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1132, Later Issues including Pan-AmericansPan-American Exposition, Telegraphs Announcing McKinley's Death, Pan-American Exposition, Telegraphs Announcing McKinley's DeathPan-American Exposition, Telegraphs Announcing McKinley's Death. Two Western Union Telegraphs received in New York and addressed to W. S. Hawk care of the Manhattan Hotel, both dated September 14, 1901 (date of McKinley's death) and both sent by George Cortelyou, first reads "The president is dying", the second reads "The president passed away at a quarter after two oclock this morning", Very Fine, a phenomenal set of telegraphs sent by McKinley's personal secretary who was then asked by Roosevelt to reorganize the White House, the recipient was a famous hotelier, the McKinleys were frequent guests of the hotel

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E. 500-750
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1133
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1133, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Vertical pairs of each plus an additional 4c, tied by bold strikes of New York registry ovals on blue oversize cover to Budapest, Hungary, "New York U.S.A. Foreign 7-30 1901" oval datestamp, registry label at lower left, sender's routing instructions "S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse", receiving backstamp, few stamps barely affected from placement near edge of cover, Very Fine, a colorful and rare use

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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1134
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1134, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Incl. three 1c, eight 2c and two each of others, tied by bold strikes of "New York Reg." registry ovals on oversize blue registered cover to Budapest, Hungary, appropriate registry markings, minor edgewear barely affects a few stamps, fresh and Very Fine, a colorful and rare multiple franking which pays the 8c registry fee plus 13 times the 5c U.P.U. rate, one of the greatest of all non-error and non-FDC Pan-American covers, ex Rosenthal

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E. 1,000-1,500
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1135
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1135, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Complete set, tied by "Buffalo N.Y. Oct. 11, 1901 7:30PM" duplex cancels on cover to New Bedford Mass., barely reduced at right, Very Fine and colorful use

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E. 300-400
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1136
E
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1136, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c-8c Pan-American (294-298), 1c-8c Pan-American (294-298)1c-8c Pan-American (294-298). Tied by "New York" ovals on oversize cover originating in Haiti, sent to New York and forwarded to Carlisle Penn., postage at origin paid by pairs of Haiti 3c and 7c stamps (56, 60) tied by "Port De Paix, Haiti May 22, 1901" double-circle datestamps, transit and receiving backstamps, Haiti stamps toned, some slight overall wear, still Very Fine, unusual and rare franking, the 20c Haiti paid for postage to New York, where the letter was then sent registered to the recipient paying the rate for a 3oz. letter, ex Rosenthal

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E. 500-750
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1137
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1137, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c Pan-American (294), 1c Pan-American (294)1c Pan-American (294). Bottom imprint and plate no. strip of three and bottom strip of three with two plate nos. and part imprint, used with singles of 2c (295) and 5c (297), each single with top left corner selvage with "2c" or "5c" in both colors, tied by Buffalo N.Y. registry oval cancels on cover to New York, purple registry backstamps including Nov. 21, 1901 originating, Very Fine and colorful use

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E. 300-400
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1138
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1138, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c Pan-American (294), 1c Pan-American (294)1c Pan-American (294). Four pairs and strip of three, used with pair of 2c and 4c (295, 298), tied by segmented corks, purple "Registered Apr. 22, 1902 11:30 A.M. Elgin Ill." four-line boxed handstamp, on registered cover to Madras, India and redirected two times, few stamps affected from placement near edge of cover, cover toned spot, appears Very Fine, impressive franking on this triple-rated cover, ex Rosenthal

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E. 400-500
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1139
c
Pan-American Exposition Cards and Covers. 38 covers and 18 cards, each with exposition design and each with exposition or Buffalo cancel, wonderful range of designs and domestic destinations, some with No. 279B, others with 1c or 2c Pan-American (294, 295), few better including No. 294 with Sept. 14, 1901 exposition cancel with McKinley design (the day he died), some edgewear, overall Fine-Very Fine and desirable grouyp

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E. 1,000-1,500
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1140
c
Pan-American Exposition Issue Covers or Cards to Foreign Destinations. 49, range of destinations including Mexico, Guatemala, Nova Scotia, Canada (4, one coming from Canada with 2c Canadian stamp and expo cachet), Austria, Germany (14), England (5), Hong Kong, Egypt, Belgium, Switzerland (7), Hungary (3), Belgium, Smyrna, few others, impressive range of frankings including two 1c on wrapper to Germany; 1c, 8c and 10c on 4c entire to Switzerland, few registered uses, few forwarded with postage due stamps, 5c on Spanish-American War Patriotic depicting McKinley to Netherlands, some faults to be expected but overall a Fine-Very Fine and impressive group

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E. 1,000-1,500
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1141
c
Pan-American Exposition Issue Covers or Cards. 72 covers and 16 cards, including several with exposition machine cancels, several registered including one with two 10c from Texas to N.C.; two with five 2c, one with top imprint and plate no. strip of three of 5c, few advertising covers, few with exposition labels, some slight edgewear, overall Fine-Very Fine and diverse group

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E. 750-1,000
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1142
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1142, Later Issues including Pan-Americans$1.00 Black (311), $1.00 Black (311)$1.00 Black (311). Used with 5c and 10c Louisiana Purchase (326-327), tied by New York registry ovals, New York registry label on Dec. 2, 1904 large blue cover to Belfast, Ireland, magenta Station P datestamps front and back, Mosle Brothers P.O. Box ovals, 5c and 10c slight perf faults from placement near edge of cover, still Very Fine and scarce, a striking combination of the $1.00 1902 Issue and Louisiana Purchase stamps on cover to Ireland, ex Brody, Scott value for $1.00 on cover $1,500.00

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E. 400-500
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1143
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1143, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c Green, 2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet (498f, 499f), 1c Green, 2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet (498f, 499f)1c Green, 2c Rose, Ty. I, A.E.F. Booklet (498f, 499f). Single of each, 1c from bottom row of the booklet pane, 2c with guideline at left and from a booklet position with the tab at right, tied by "U.S. Army Postal Service Dec. 2, 1917" wavy-line machine cancel on cover to Philadelphia, bold blue censor's handstamp and signature of censor, very small piece out at top from opening, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable use of the 1c and 2c A.E.F. stamps, no intact used panes of the 2c are known (a part pane is known), this is really the only way to collect it in used condition, ex "Natalee Grace" and Curtis, with 1998 A.P.S. and 2012 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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1144
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1144, Later Issues including Pan-Americans$2.00 Carmine & Black (547), $2.00 Carmine & Black (547)$2.00 Carmine & Black (547). Used with 50c and $1.00 1922 Issue and 5c Aeronautics, tied by New York Aug. 6, 1929 duplex on Graf Zeppelin round-the-world flight cover to Nickles in Washington D.C., purple cachet, Lakehurst N.J. special machine cancel on back, Very Fine, ex Dr. Martin

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E. 200-300
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1145
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1145, Later Issues including Pan-Americans1c-10c Nebr. Overprints (669-679), 1c-10c Nebr. Overprints (669-679)1c-10c Nebr. Overprints (669-679). Complete set, tied by "Washington D.C. May 1 12 M 1929" duplex First Day cancels on Air Post border cover to Bridgeport Conn., receiving backstamps, Very Fine set

Bid on this lot

1,500
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1146
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1146, Later Issues including Pan-Americans5c Albania, Overrun Country (918), 5c Albania, Overrun Country (918)5c Albania, Overrun Country (918). Tied by "Washington D.C. Nov. 9 9:00 AM 1943" First Day machine cancel on cover with Dorothy Knapp hand-drawn add-on cachet, Very Fine and rare

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E. 300-400
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