Lot 21161920, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, block of four, tied to First Day Cover by Washington, D.C. May 26, 1920 duplex; small cover edge tear and rounded corner, F.-V.F., a rare FDC franked by a multiple.
Scott No. 542 $1,750 for single on FDC.
There were few Washington-Franklin issues where the first day of issuance is listed and acknowledged by Scott. This cover was serviced by Henry Hammelman and posted to C. Luebkert in the Post Office Department in Washington, D.C.
Lot 21171921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, imperf between, block of six with two pairs at left showing the error and two stamps at right normal, rich color, top pair with internal crease, o.g., lightly hinged, otherwise Very Fine and rare multiple; with 1978 and 1997 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 543a $10,000 as two pairs.
THE ONLY RECORDED IMPERF BETWEEN BLOCK THAT CONTAINS TWO OF THE LESS THAN 10 RECORDED IMPERF BETWEEN HORIZONTAL PAIRS.
We recorded only one other imperf between error block (ex-Whitman, Sirron) that was subsequently broken into two pairs after being auctioned in 2010. This is now the unique block.
Lot 21181921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, well centered single, tied to multicolor view post card by "Washington, D.C., May 21, 1921" machine cancel on post card to Sidell, Ill.; lower right corner card creases, still Very Fine, ex-Alpha; with clear 2001 APS certificate.
Scott No. 543 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE 1¢ PERF 10 ROTARY COIL WASTE.
This is actually quite early as Johl lists May as the month of issue, and Washington, D.C. is the city most likely to first have the stamps.
Lot 2119 o1923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste, exceptional large wide margins, neatly cancelled by machine cancel, Very Fine; with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 544 $3,500 for grade of fine.
A CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1¢ PERF 11 ROTARY SHEET WASTE STAMP WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.
Lot 21201923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste, tied by partial "Vestal N.Y. Dec 24 1923" duplex on post card to Binghampton N.Y., Very Fine and attractive; with 1976 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 544 $7,500.
A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1923 1¢ ROTARY PERF. 11 ISSUE ON COVER.
Lot 21211923, 1¢ green, rotary sheet waste, well centered, tied by "Cuero, Texas, Nov 11, 1922" machine cancel with turkey trot slogan flag cancel on cover to Brooklyn N.Y., Very Fine, a scarce American Postal Machine Company slogan.
Scott No. 544 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2122 /1921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, plate number "13612" block of six, nicely centered, o.g., left vertical pair never hinged, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 545 $1,950.
Lot 21231921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, plate number "13826" block of four with star, guideline at left with perforations; o.g., never hinged, one stamp with owner's handstamp, Fine.
Scott No. 545 $2,300.
Lot 2124 /1921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, plate number "13826" block of six with star, guideline at left with straight edge, particularly bright and fresh, o.g., hinge remnant on top center stamp, right vertical pair never hinged, Fine.
Scott No. 545 $2,000.
With the straight edge at left, this plate block shows that panes were cut with scissors to make the 70, 100 or 170 stamp panes.
Lot 21251921, 1¢ green, rotary coil waste, plate number "11764" and "S30" block of four, bright and fresh, o.g., trace of fingerprint, Fine.
Scott No. 545 $1,100.