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October 17, 2018

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Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 9/20/18

   
 

EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE COVERS

 

 

214 CV
254

254 4 DARK BRN, EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE (EDU) ON COVER TO MONACO,

FIne-Avg on 1 Columbian Postal Envelope #U348 & also franked w/#219 & #226 all tied w/"NEW YORK/G" double oval ccls. Also w/indistinct brownish cds ccl over the Registry Exchange label [Scott #FX-NY1a(iii)]. Back w/purple NY, NY boxed registered hs dated Nov. 2, 1894 from Station G, (2) NY Reg. Div. double oval ccls dated 11/2 & 11/3 1894; (2) Monaco recieving ccls dated 11/12 & 11/13 1894, an indistinct brownish cds ccl dated "11/NOV/94" & a red wax seal bearing the impression of the official seal of Monaco, leading us to believe that this was mailed from Monaco's Embassy. 2005 APEX cert

$1500

$300

215 CV
279B

279B 2 Red, Ty IV, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover,

F-VF, SE at T, tied to cover w/"COLCHESTER/CONN./JUL/6/1899" cds ccl. Stamp sound, cover w/tr at UR & stn in UL cnr, neither affecting stamp or ccls. Reverse w/Bristol, Conn. July 7 receiving ccl

$300

$60

216 CV
376

376 3 Violet, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover to Germany,

Fine-Avg, tied to "U411 cornercard postal envelope w/"NEW YORK, N.Y./JUN 9/7:30PM/1911' cds wavy line machine ccl from "OSCAR SCHERER & BRO." Very clean, fresh cover. 2003 APEX cert

$750

$150

217 CV
378

378 5 Blue, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover to England,

Fine-Avg, tied to cover w/"RIVERSIDE, CAL./FEB14/230PM/1911" duplex ccl. Nice cover w/2001 APEX cert

$750

$150

218 CV
386

386 2 Car, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover,

VF, tied to cover w/"PITTSFIELD/MASS./DEC 9/10-AM/19 10" cds/13-star flag ccl. Scarce stamp, cv on normal cover is $175. 2001 APEX cert

$750

$150

219 CV
406a

406a 2 Car, Ty I, LR Bklt sgl, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on cover,

Fine-Avg, tied to cornercard commercial cover w/"WASHINGTON, D.C./MAY 2/9-PM/1912" machine ccl, addr to Nashville, TN from the District Patronage. 2003 APEX cert

$600

$120

220 CV
427

427 4 BRN, EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE (EDU) ON REGISTERD COVER,

F-VF, franked w/#433, both w/M&M perfins & tied w/"NEW YORK/REG" dbl oval grid ccls on 12" x 6" cover. Cornercard advert & (2) dark blue seals from The Merchants & Metals National Bank of the State of New York, addr to Hamilton, ND. Reverse w/(2) purple "NEW YORK, N.Y./REC'D(18)REG'Y/1-2/1915" dc ccls & an indistinct Hamilton, N. Dak. receiving cds ccl. 2001 APEX cert

$1000

$200

221 CV
432

432 9 Salmon Red, Vert Pair, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on Registered cover,

both F-VF & franked w/#F1, tied to lrg cvr w/indistinct oval dc ccls. Reverse w/(3) generic large gold circular seals over flap plus (4) violet Peoria, IL & (1) purple Chicago, IL dc ccls, all dated "FEB/25/1916". 2002 APEX cert

$750

$150

222 CV
472

472 2 Car & 10 Org, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on Registered cover,

F-VF, tied to lgt blue cornercard cover w/"PORT JERVIS N.Y./REGISTERED/OCT/24/1916" violet dc ccl w/(2) of same ccl over backflap franked w/#425. 2002 APEX cert

$600

$120

223 CV
515

515 5 Dark Blue & 10 Lgt Blue, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on Registered Homemade Wrapper,

F-VF, franked w/#504, both tied to cover w/indistinct dbl oval ccls. Mailed from Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, SC to Washingtonville, NY. Reverse w/purple "SPARTANBURG, S.C./REGISTERED/MAY/4/1918" dc ccls. 2000 APEX cert

$500

$100

224 CV
516

516 30 Org Red, Earliest Documented Use (EDU) on Registered Special Delivery cover,

Fine-Avg w/SE at btm, also franked w/#469 & E10, all tied to legal cover w/"SAN FRANCISCO/CAL/FERRY" dbl oval ccls. Reverse w/(3) lrg red circular seals over flap, as well as (2) purple "San Francisco (Ferry Sta.) Cal./REGISTERED/JAN/12/1918" dc ccls, plus a violet dc receiving ccl "CHICAGO, ILL/REGISTERED/JAN/15/1918'. 2002 APEX cert

$750

$150

225 CV
U166

U166 3 Grn on Blue, Postal Envelope Entire, Earliest Documented Use (EDU),

XF, cornercard advert from Pomroy's Bro's w/July 3, 1879 New York duplex ccl to Hartford, Conn., UPSS #431-7-30-2 w/2004 APEX cert

$150

$30

226 CV
U314

U314 2 Grn on Blue, Postal Envelope Entire, Earliest Documented Use (EDU),

XF w/"NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH/MASS./JAN/12/1888 cds ccl; cornercard advert from Blackinton & Co., addr to Cincinnati, OH, UPSS #987-10-54-7 w/2004 APEX cert

$150

$30

227 CV
U385

U385 2 Pale Car, Postal Envelope Entire, Earliest Documented Use (EDU),

XF, lightly tnd at R w/"CLEVELAND, O./MAR25/830PM/1903" machine ccl; cornercard advert from the Ohio Rubber Co. to Braddock, PA, UPSS #1398-13-78-14 w/2004 APEX cert

$125

$26

228 CV
U411

U411 2 Car, Die 1 on Laid Paper, Postal Envelope Entire, Earliest Documented Use (EDU),

XF w/NY, NY Nov. 19, 1907 wavy line machine ccl to Seattle, WA, full backflap, UPSS #2154-5-81-15 w/2003 APEX cert

$125

$26

229 CV
U432

U432 2 Car on Pale Blue, Die 1, Postal Envelope Entire, Earliest Documented Use (EDU),

XF, franked w/#432 (9) & #424 (1 w/tr), registered, cornercard advert from J.M. Bartels Co. (who published his United States Stamped Envelopes catalog in 1911). Reverse w/(2) purple "NEW YORK, N.Y./REC'D(18)REG'Y/10-13/1916" double oval ccls over flap & Boston receiving ccl for 10/14/1916. Very nice piece, UPSS #2407-13-80-19 w/2004 APEX cert

$200

$40