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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 October, 2022

Category — Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2149
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Sale 1266, Lot 2149, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Scarlet, Ty. I, Mailometer Ty. IV (320b). Paste-up pair, barest trace of what may be hinging, radiant color, Very Fine, scarce, the paste-up pair is unlisted in Scott, Scott value as normal pair

190
350
2150
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Sale 1266, Lot 2150, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (344). Paste-up strip of four with plate no. 4887 on the paste-up, side stamps Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, scarce paste-up strip

300
450
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2151
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Sale 1266, Lot 2151, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations5c Blue, Mailometer Ty. IV (347). Pair with 2mm spacing, including top sheet margin with plate no. 4931, the sheet margin with extra perforations, original gum, lightly hinged, trivial crease at top right of sheet margin not noted on certificate, Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Scott value as normal pair

360
700
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2152
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Sale 1266, Lot 2152, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations5c Blue, Mailometer Ty. IV (347). Strip of four with 2mm spacing, including bottom imprint and plate no. 4931 sheet margin, left stamp Mint N.H., center stamps h.r., with extra perfs in sheet margin, rich color, Very Fine and choice, a rare position piece, the Belasco book notes a strip of four is the largest recorded multiple, ex Cline, with 2014 P.F. certificate

725
1,200
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2153
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Sale 1266, Lot 2153, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Mailometer Ty. IV (368). Paste-up strip of four, original gum, radiant color, Very Fine paste-up strip, the Belasco book notes a strip of four is the largest recorded multiple, we sold a block of four in the first Getlan sale, ex Grunin

300
700
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2154
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Sale 1266, Lot 2154, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, Mailometer Ty. IV (371). Guide line pair, original gum, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1974 A.P.S. certificate

700
500
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2155
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Sale 1266, Lot 2155, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton, Mailometer Ty. IV (373). Guide line pair, original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

650
800
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2156
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Sale 1266, Lot 2156, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton, Mailometer Ty. IV (373). Pair, original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, with 1980 P.F. certificate

400
425
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2157
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Sale 1266, Lot 2157, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton, Mailometer Ty. IV (373). Block of four with left arrow and plate printers' initials in selvage, large margins, brilliant color, few light toned spots on gum, still Very Fine, blocks are scarce, ex Belasco, Scott value as two pairs

900
750
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2158
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Sale 1266, Lot 2158, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. IV (383). Left imprint, plate no. 5495 and hollow star block of six, 3mm spacing, few plate printers' initials in sheet margin, original gum, few h.r., perfs in at right, Fine, a rare plate block, with 2010 P.F. certificate, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
475
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2159
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Sale 1266, Lot 2159, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. IV (383). Block of four with right arrow selvage, 2.8mm spacing, original gum, top stamps and selvage h.r., few small imperfections at edge of selvage not noted on certificate, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

500
250
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2160
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Sale 1266, Lot 2160, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. IV (383). Guide line strip of four, 2mm spacing, "St. Louis Missouri" precancel, original gum, h.r. at center, Very Fine, rare with the precancel, unpriced in Scott, Scott value as normal strip of four

E. 200-300
425
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2161
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Sale 1266, Lot 2161, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (384). Right imprint, plate no. 5309 and star block of six, original gum, top right and bottom right stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., perfs at right shifted downwards, radiant color, Very Fine, ex Cline, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
550
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2162
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Sale 1266, Lot 2162, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. IV (408). Mint N.H. guide line strip of four, fresh and Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate, Scott value as hinged

200
600
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2163
 
Sale 1266, Lot 2163, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. IV (481). Rich color, bold "Saint Louis Missouri" three-line precancel, Very Fine and choice, scarce, there are two types of St. Louis precancels known on this issue (two-line and three-line) and they are both very scarce, with 2007 A.P.S. certificate

850
200
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2164
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Sale 1266, Lot 2164, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (482). Guide line strip of four, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

650
950
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2165
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Sale 1266, Lot 2165, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (482). Mint N.H. strip of four, right stamp broken "U" variety, radiant color, Very Fine, Scott value without premium for the variety

325
600
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2166
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Sale 1266, Lot 2166, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. IV (482). Tied by "St. Louis Mo. Aug. 23 6:30PM 1917" machine cancel on attorney's corner card cover to Butte Mont., slight edgewear, faint vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, Scott value $350.00

E. 100-150
225
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2167
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Sale 1266, Lot 2167, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations3c Violet, Mailometer Ty. IV (483). Strip of five with guide line between third and fourth stamps, original gum, center stamp Mint N.H., others h.r., rich color, second stamp tiny hinge thin, right stamp creases, still Very Fine and impressive multiple, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate, Scott value as guide line pair and normal pair

580
750
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2168
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Sale 1266, Lot 2168, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations3c Violet, Mailometer Ty. IV (483). Tied by "St. Louis Mo. Feb. 26 6-PM 1918" slogan machine cancel on 3rd National Bank corner card cover to Detroit, slightly reduced at right, Fine commercial use, Scott value $575.00

E. 150-200
275
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2169
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Sale 1266, Lot 2169, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations3c Violet, Mailometer Ty. IV (483). Pair, tied by "Detroit Mich. Mar. 18 2PM 1918" machine cancel on cover to Paris, France, receiving backstamp, some slight wear including right stamp crease from small fold in corner of cover, still Very Fine, a most unusual use to a foreign destination, with 1959 P.F. certificate, Scott value $575.00

E. 150-200
400
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2170
 
Sale 1266, Lot 2170, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V PerforationsMailometer Type IV Misperforated Balance. Twelve items on exhibit pages, including No. 384 strip of four with right selvage and shifting perfs, five of No. 383 including vertical strip of four with shifted perfs, horizontal strip of four with perfs at top and bottom, guide line horizontal strip of four with perfs at top and bottom, three of No. 408 and three of No. 409, two are used, Very Fine and unusual group

E. 300-400
450
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2171
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Sale 1266, Lot 2171, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations1c Green, Mailometer Ty. V (383). Strip of five with 3mm spacing, center stamp single hinge mark, other four stamps Mint N.H., rich color, fresh and Fine, the Belasco book notes the largest multiple is a strip of four, he must have been unaware of this strip, ex Cline, with 2014 P.F. certificate, Scott value as strip of four

600
2,300
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2172
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Sale 1266, Lot 2172, Tha Mailometer Company, Type IV, V Perforations2c Carmine, Mailometer Ty. V (384). Tied by "Detroit Mich May 29 6-PM 1911" machine cancel on Michigan State Telephone corner card cover to local address, small piece out at top left, missing top flap, Fine and rare Mailometer 2c Ty. V cover of which only four are recorded in the Belasco book, Scott value $3,000.00

E. 750-1,000
500
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