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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 October, 2022

Category — The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2046
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2046, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (320). Used with block of four and two singles of 2c Carmine Washington, tied by grid cancels, purple "Pine Lawn Mo. Registered Jul. 23 PM 1912" backstamps on registered cover with Mekeel return address to Boston, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, scarce use paying double the 2c rate plus 10c registry fee, Scott value $600.00

E. 300-400
180
2047
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2047, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Lake, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (320A). Rich color, tied by "St. Louis Mo." two-line handstamp on cover with printed address to C. H. Mekeel in St. Louis, vertical file fold at center well away from stamp, Very Fine, Mekeel is known to have used many Brinkerhoff stamps, this "cancel" was also reportedly produced by Mekeel, Scott value as on cover $600.00

E. 300-400
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2048
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2048, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Lake, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (320A). Rich color, tied by "Pine Lawn Mo. ? 11, 1912" duplex datestamp on cover with Mekeel return address to Little Falls N.Y., receiving backstamp (Jul. 13), fresh and Very Fine, Scott value $600.00

E. 300-400
160
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2049
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2049, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Lake, Ty. II, Brinkerhoff Ty. II (320A). Choice centering, used with vertical pair of 3c Parcel Post (Q3) and 4c Parcel Post (Q4), tied by grid cancels on registered cover with Mekeel return address to Utica N.Y., "Pine Lawn Mo. Jul. 18 P.M. 1913" backstamps, receiving backstamp, missing top flap, Very Fine, a scarce cover correctly paying the 2c rate plus 10c registration fee, ex Dr. Agris where described as Ty. IIa, it is difficult to ascertain whether this has the knife cuts between perforations, with 1992 A.P.S. certificate as Ty. II

E. 300-400
200
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2050
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2050, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations1c Green, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (343). Pair with top sheet margin, used with 1c Green Imperforate and 6c Lake (282) and 5c Columbian (234), tied by purple grid cancels, "Pine Lawn Mo. Registered Sep. 28 P.M. 1916" circular datestamp on registered cover with Mekeel return address to Peoria Ill., receiving backstamp, reduced at left and opened at bottom and right, Very Fine, an unusual use, Scott value for single on cover $750.00

E. 200-300
190
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2051
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2051, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations1c Green, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (343). Pair, used with block of four of 2c Alaska-Yukon (371), tied by "Pine Lawn Mo. Aug. 27 P.M. 1909" duplex datestamps on registered cover with illustration for Philatelic Journal of America to Clinton N.Y., receiving backstamp, 2c stamps wrapped around top edge of cover, Very Fine, scarce and colorful use properly paying the 8c registry fee plus 2c postage, ex Siskin, Scott value for single on cover $750.00

E. 200-300
225
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2052
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2052, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (344). Used with two 2c Lake, Brinkerhoff Ty. II (320A), 2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. II (320) and 4c coil, tied by grid cancels, purple "Pine Lawn Mo. Registered Jul. 11 P.M. 1912" backstamps on registered cover with Mekeel return address to Salamanca N.Y., Very Fine, a colorful and rare cover, Scott value for the 344 alone on cover is $850.00

E. 300-400
160
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2053
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2053, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (344). Pair, used with pair of 2c Washington on 2c entire, tied by "Pine Lawn Mo. Jun. 28 P.M. 1909" duplex datestamps to Clinton N.Y., with illustrated Philatelic Journal of America advertising design at left, receiving backstamp, Very Fine and scarce use, Scott value for single on cover $850.00

E. 400-500
225
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2054
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2054, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations3c Deep Violet, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (345). Rich color, used with 2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (320) and 2c Lake, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (320A), also used with horizontal pair of 2c Carmine, Die II, Schermack Ty. III (320Ad) and 2c Scarlet, Die I, Schermack Ty. III (320), tied by grid cancels on 1c entire with Mekeel return address to Kalispell Mont., appropriate registry markings, "Pine Lawn Mo. Registered Jul. 26 P.M. 1912" and receiving backstamps, some edgewear, Very Fine, a remarkable cover, the 345 alone catalogues $1,750.00 on cover

E. 500-750
350
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2055
og
Sale 1266, Lot 2055, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (368). Guide line strip of four with paste-up at center, the guideline is in the top margin of the third stamp, original gum, few h.r. but most are small so back looks nice, radiant color, Very Fine, scarce and unusual guide line paste-up strip, Scott value $500.00 as normal guide line strip

500
275
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2056
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2056, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Lincoln, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (368). Used with 1c Washington, tied by "University Va. May 5 2-PM 1916" machine cancel on cover with Albermarle Stamp Co. return address to Richmond Va., opened roughly at left, some overall wear, still Very Fine and unusual use paying the 3c war rate, Scott value for the Brinkerhoff on cover $1,500.00

E. 300-400
225
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2057
og
Sale 1266, Lot 2057, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Alaska-Yukon, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa, Coiled Sideways (371). Guide line pair, original gum, h.r., small hinge thin, Very Fine appearance, Ward backstamps, with 1989 P.F. certificate

360
350
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2058
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2058, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (384). Tied by "Minneapolis Minn. May 27 9:30PM 1912" machine cancel on cover to Montevideo Minn., perfs shifted downwards, Very Fine, scarce on cover, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate, Scott value $1,000.00

E. 500-750
475
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2059
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2059, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (384). Paste-up at bottom where lacking Brinkerhoff perfs, tied by "Clinton Iowa Aug. 6 1915 9:30AM" machine cancel on legal-size cover with illustration of Brinkerhoff's second stamp vending and money changing machine to Des Moines Iowa, stamp with small tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, very few covers are known, especially desirable on the illustrated cover, Brinkerhoff was so well known in his home town that an illustration of his vending machine was sufficient for a return address, illustrated in Belasco book on p. 130, Scott value $950.00

E. 300-400
300
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2060
 
Sale 1266, Lot 2060, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (409). Guide line pair, Washington D.C. slogan machine cancel, Very Fine, extremely rare as a used guide line pair, unlisted in Scott

E. 200-300
200
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2061
c
Sale 1266, Lot 2061, The Brinkerhoff Company, Type IIa Perforations2c Carmine, Brinkerhoff Ty. IIa (409). Tied by "Clinton Iowa Apr. 27 5-30P 1911" waving flag machine cancel on cover with Brinkerhoff return address to Des Moines Iowa, Very Fine, a rare cover, the Belasco book notes one known used from Brinkerhoff in 1914, Scott value $1,000.00

E. 500-750
475
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