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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 11/17/18

   
 

EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE COVERS

 

 

156 CV
279Bd

279Bd 2 Org Red, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover,

Just Fine, tied to cornercard commercial cover w/June 8, 1900 New York cds ccl, from West End Synagogue. Clean & fresh, most of backflap missing

$400

$80

157 CV
295

295 2 CAR & BLACK, EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE (EDU) ON COVER,

Fine, tied to cornercard commercial cover w/"NEW YORK, N.Y./MAY 1/7-PM/1901 cds/7-line machine ccl from "THE HILLS BROTHERS CO." w/lgt tng. Reverse w/SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y./REC'D./MAY/2/1901/5 PM" cds receiving ccl w/full flap Cat($2500)

$2500

$500

158 CV
391

391 2 Car, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover,

Fine w/LR sp & ccr, tied to cornercard advertising cover w/"NEW YORK, N.Y.Sta.D/MAY 3/6:30PM/1911" wavy line machine ccl. Cornercard in green & black for J.F. Taylor & Co., 2002 APEX cert

$650

$130

159 CV
418

418 15 Gray, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover to Germany,

Fine w/stn & SE at R, tied to cover w/indistinct N.Y. double oval ccl. Cover forwarded at least twice w/blue crayon & green ink markouts & reroutes on front & back. Reverse w/(3) NY April 26, 1912 ccls, a Charlottenberg May 7, 1912 ccl & (2) Berlin May 8, 1912 ccls. A "return to sender" slip attached to back from Berlin, ccld May 26, 1912, plus several other hs's

$750

$150

160 CV
430

430 7 Intense Black, Vert Pair, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover,

Fine, T stamp w/pulled perfs at R, tied to cornercard advert cvr w/"NEW ROCHELLE/N.Y." double oval ccl. Reverse w/(2) violet "NEW ROCHELLE.N.Y./REGISTERED/APR/14/1915" dc ccls over flap, plus red & white vert coil address label perf 11 at T & btm "RETURN/AFTER 5 DAYS/Lyman H. Low/28 Clinton Place,/New Rochelle, N.Y." over flap. Clean & nice w/2003 APEX cert

$750

$150

161 CV
431

431 8 Olive Grn, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on Registered cover,

F-VF, w/pulled UL cnr perf, franked w/#377, both tied to cover w/"WASHINGTON/D.C." double oval ccl. Reverse w/(2) "JAN/20/1915" Wash D.C. dc ccls over flap, plus purple Springfield, Mass. dc receiving ccl. Clean & fresh, w/2001 APEX cert

$750

$150

162 CV
458

458 5 Blue, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on Registered cover,

F-VF, franked w/#446 (cv $200 on cover), F-VF on #U163 postal envelope, all tied w/"NEW YORK/H.T." double oval grid ccls, cornercard from E.N. Miller & w/Economist Stamp Co. purple hs. Reverse w/navy blue large Economist Stamp Co. seal; (2) purple "NEW YORK (Hudson Term. Sta.) N.Y./REGISTERED/APR/6/1916" dc ccls over flap & seal; and purple "RECEIVED./MUSCATINE. IOWA./APR/8/1916" dc ccl. 1999 APEX cert

$650

$130

163 CV
469

469 7 Black, T Vert Pair, Earliest Documented Use (ED) on Registered cover,

Fine-Avg tied to cornercard commercial cover w/"NEW YORK/H.T." double oval grid ccl from A.E. Carpenter. Reverse w/large orange & blue Metropolitan Phil. Assoc. advert seal over flap & (2) (1 partial) "NEW YORK (HUDSON TERM. STA.) N.Y./REGISTERED/FEB/19/1917" dc ccls, plus "DETROIT, MICH./REGISTERED/FEB/20/1917" violet dc ccl. 2003 APEX cert

$700

$140

164 CV
477

477 50 LGT VIOLET, EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE (EDU) on partial Registered cover front,

VF & franked w/horz stp/3 #480& sgls of #478, 498, 499, 504 & 510, all tied w/NY double oval ccls. Nearby, a purple "NEW YORK ( FOREIGN BRANCH) N.Y./REGISTERED/AUG/31/1917" dc ccl. 2005 APEX cert

$1200

$240

165 CV
514

514 15 GRAY, EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE (EDU) ON REGISTERED COVER TO RUSSIA,

Avg, tied to cornercard advert cover w/NEW YORK dbl oval ccl. Cornercard from Henry H. Schnitzer plus "OPENED BY/CENSOR." label at L. Back w/(2) purple dc ccls over flap dated "NOV/14/1917", (2) oval dc ccls over flap dated "11-15/1917", a dc ccl over censor label dated "10-11/1918" (obviously an error date), a Moscow dc bridge ccl dated "17.3.18", a Russian dc ccl dated "25 3 18" and another dated "27 5 18". cover opened on three sides w/lgt file fold in center, o/w nice & apparently was forwarded w/various ms notes on front. 2000 APEX cert Cat($2000)

$2000

$400