Sale 1253 — The Melvin Getlan Collection of U.S. Vending & Affixing Machine Perfs Part 1

Sale Date — Tuesday, 5 April, 2022

Category — U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
372
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Sale 1253, Lot 372, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Blue Green, 2c Scarlet, Ty. I, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 1-2 (314, 320b). One of first and two of second, Mint N.H., green "Patents Pending/ Patents Pending" with wording at bottom reading upside down, back with "U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pioneer Stamp Pocket 1 Madison Ave. New York City" and numbered "246"

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE U.S. AUTOMATIC VENDING COMPANY TYPE I POCKET.

The Ty. I pocket is the rarest of the four different U.S.A.V. pockets.

Sale 1253, Lot 372, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets
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3,000
3,750
373
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 373, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 2-1 (343, 371). One of first and two of second, Mint N.H., handstamp "Patent Applied For" and numbered "81" on back, Very Fine and scarce, ex Grunin

1,250
1,600
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374
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 374, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 2-1 (343, 371). Pair of pockets containing one and two respectively in each, Mint N.H., handstamp "Patent Applied For" and numbered "222-223" on back, Very Fine, scarce multiple, Scott value as two single pockets

2,500
2,400
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375
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 375, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 2-1 (343, 371). Strip of six, containing one and two respectively in each, Mint N.H., handstamp "Patent Applied For" and numbered "192-197" on back

VERY FINE. A RARE STRIP OF SIX OF THE U.S. AUTOMATIC VENDING CO. TYPE 2 POCKET.

Scott value as six single pockets.

7,500
1,500
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376
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 376, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 3-1A (343, 372). Strip of 12 pockets, each with one 1c Green and two 2c Hudson-Fulton perforated, four pockets show the 1c stamp in front and eight show the 2c stamps in front, red "Patents Pending/ Patents Pending" and numbered "113-124" on backs, strip is folded into thirds

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE STRIP OF 12 OF THE U.S. AUTOMATIC VENDING COMPANY TYPE 3 POCKETS. ALMOST CERTAINLY THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE.

Scott value as 12 single pockets.

9,000
2,400
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377
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 377, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 3-2 (343, 373). One of first and two of second, Mint N.H., red "Patents Pending/ Patents Pending" and numbered "351" on back, Very Fine

750
1,000
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378
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 378, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 3-2 (343, 373). Pair of pockets, one of first and two of second in both, Mint N.H., red "Patents Pending/ Patents Pending", back with purple "Automatic Stamp and Ticket Selling Machines No. 1 Madison Ave." handstamp and numbered "286-287", Very Fine, Scott value as two single pockets

Sale 1253, Lot 378, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets
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1,500
1,300
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379
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 379, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 4-1 (343-344). Pair of pockets with one of first and two of second in both, Mint N.H., without inscriptions and numbered "174-175" on reverse, Very Fine, Scott value as two single pockets

650
800
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380
nh
Sale 1253, Lot 380, U.S. Automatic Vending Company Pockets1c Green, 2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Pocket Ty. 4-1 (343, 371). Pair of pockets with one of first and two of second in both, Mint N.H., without inscriptions and numbered "43-44" on reverse, Very Fine, Scott value as two single pockets

700
800
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