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 — The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2254
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2254, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations2c Carmine, Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perf 12.75 (344). Normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 12.75, tied by "Chicago Ill. Jul. 14 4-30PM 1909" machine cancel on commercial cover to local address, Very Fine and attractive, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2255
 
Sale 1266, Lot 2255, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perfs 12.75 (368). Pair, normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 12.75, "Chicago Ill. Oct. 16, 1909" duplex datestamp, Very Fine, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2256
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2256, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations1c Green Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perf 13 (408). Normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 13, tied by "New York N.Y. College Sta. Jan. 15 2PM 1914" machine cancel on postcard depicting the McAdoo tunnel to Philadelphia, right edge of stamp without Schermack perfs and with a wide margin to probably from end of the sheet, card with creases, Fine and unusual, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2257
og
Sale 1266, Lot 2257, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations2c Carmine, Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perfs 12.75 (409). Pair, normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 12.75, original gum, rich color, Very Fine, extremely rare and of exceptionally choice quality, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare, ex Howard

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2258
 
Sale 1266, Lot 2258, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations2c Carmine, Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perf 12.75 (409). Strip of three, straight edge at left, normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 12.75, deep rich color, Chicago registry oval cancels, deep shade with slight oxidation, Very Fine, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2259
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2259, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations2c Carmine, Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perfs 13 (409). Normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 13, tied by "Mount Vernon N.Y. Aug. 23 2-PM 1915" waving flag machine cancel on cover to Paterson N.J., small piece out at top of cover, Very Fine, rare used on cover, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare, ex Howard

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2260
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2260, The Schermack Company, Compound Perforations3c Violet, Ty. II, Schermack Ty. III, Compound Perf 13 (484). Normal Schermack Ty. III perfs with additional perfs measuring approximately 13, tied by "New York N.Y. Jun. 6 6:30PM 1918" machine cancel on glassine window cover, the glassine with some toning, Very Fine and very rare, these varieties are discussed in the Belasco book (pp. 52-53), there are varying theories as to why or how they were produced, but whatever the correct explanation they are rare

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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