Sale 1266 — The Melvin Getlan Collection of U.S. Vending & Affixing Machine Perfs, Part 2

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 October, 2022

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Category — Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations

Lot
Symbol
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Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2117
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Sale 1266, Lot 2117, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Ty. I, Mailometer Ty. I (320). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), pair, original gum, radiant color, right stamp small natural gum wrinkle, Very Fine, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

450
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2118
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Sale 1266, Lot 2118, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Ty. I, Mailometer Ty. I (320). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), strip of three, original gum, rich color, Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate noting 17.45mm spacing, Scott value as strip of four $1,000.00, Scott value as pair

Bid on this lot

450
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2119
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Sale 1266, Lot 2119, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Lake, Ty. II, Mailometer Ty. I (320A). 17.7mm perf length (Belasco Ty. I), strip of four, original gum, h.r. at center, rich color, some light gum creasing, third stamp sealed tear, still Very Fine and scarce multiple, the Belasco book notes a strip of four is the largest recorded multiple, Scott value $660.00 as two pairs plus 20% premium for this 17.7mm perf sub-type, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2120
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Sale 1266, Lot 2120, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Scarlet, Ty. I, Mailometer Ty. I (320b). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), pair with part imprint sheet margin at right, original gum, radiant color, light crease, Very Fine appearance, unusual with the part imprint

Bid on this lot

390
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2121
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2121, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. I (343). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), with "St. Louis Missouri" precancel, affixed to blue window envelope cover, glassine intact, straight edge at left and showing part of adjoining stamp at right, Very Fine, the Belasco book notes that covers are "extremely rare", Scott value $775.00

Bid on this lot

E. 150-200
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2122
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2122, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. I (344). 17.7mm perf length (Belasco Ty. I), strip of four with paste-up at left, tied by "Washington D.C. Aug. 13 5PM 1909" duplex cancel on cover with Post Office Department, Third Assistant Postmaster General return address to Joseph Steinmetz in Philadelphia, Very Fine, this is reported to be the earliest known use of any Mailometer coil, on the day this was sent a representative of the Mailometer Company met with J. E. Ralph, director of the BEP, it is believed this was posted by Ralph, ex Dr. Agris, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott value $2,200.00

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2123
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Sale 1266, Lot 2123, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations5c Blue, Mailometer Ty. I (347). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), guide line strip of four, original gum, minor h.r., Very Fine, 1998 P.S.E. certificate no longer accompanies

Bid on this lot

650
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2124
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Sale 1266, Lot 2124, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Mailometer Ty. I (368). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), guide line strip of four, original gum, h.r. right stamp with natural gum bend, Very Fine, Mekeel backstamps and with 1993 P.S.E. certificate (co-signed Belasco)

Bid on this lot

800
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2125
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Sale 1266, Lot 2125, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Mailometer Ty. I (368). 17.7mm perf length (Belasco Ty. I), strip of four with 3mm spacing and left selvage, original gum, h.r. at center, small thin spot in selvage only, Fine appearance, with 2009 P.S.A.G. certificate, Scott assigns a 20% premium to this 17.7mm perf sub-type

Bid on this lot

500
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2126
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Sale 1266, Lot 2126, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Mailometer Ty. I (368). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), strip of four with 3mm spacing and right sheet margin, original gum, two with h.r., left stamp vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, each with purple Ward backstamp

Bid on this lot

500
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2127
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2127, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. I (383). 17.7mm perf length (Belasco Ty. I), with "St. Louis Missouri" precancel, affixed to postcard to local address, printed message from dry goods store, slight staining around stamp from adhesive, Very Fine, rare on cover or card, the Belasco book notes this issue saw limited commercial use and covers are not known, he must have been unaware of this card, unpriced in Scott

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
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2128
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2128, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. IA (343). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), pair, tied by "Webster Groves Mo. Sep. 25 7AM 1911" duplex cancels on brown cover to New York City, Very Fine, Scott value $775.00

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
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2129
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2129, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. I (343). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), two pairs, used with 2c Schermack, Ty. III horizontal strip of four and tied by "Pine Lawn Mo. Oct. 16, 1910" duplexes on registered cover with Mekeel return address to New York, various registry markings, receiving backstamps, Very Fine, ex Belasco

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2130
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Sale 1266, Lot 2130, Tha Mailometer Company, Type I Perforations2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, Mailometer Ty. I (371). 17.45mm perf length (Belasco Ty. Ia), guide line pair, part original gum, h.r., rich color, folded along guide line, otherwise Very Fine

Bid on this lot

475
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