Lot 23321908-09 U.S. Automatic Vending Machine Co. Ticket Coupon Pockets, 5 different coupon pockets, each bearing two 1¢ Franklin and one 2¢ Washington issues, Very Fine and rare.
Scott No. 331-332 Estimate $300 - 400.
The U.S. Vending Machine Co. made a ticket selling machine for the N.Y. subway, but the deal fell through. In order to use of the machines, they made advertising pouches and enclosed stamps, which were sold for face value. The pouches where used as coupons for merchandise in sums of 5¢ to $5. The machines were used at post offices in N.Y. and Washington.
Lot 23331909, 50¢ violet, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering amid large well balanced margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine and choice, a tough stamp so choice; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 341 $700.
Lot 23341909, $1 violet brown, o.g., very lightly hinged, perfectly centered amid wide evenly balanced margins all around, deep intense color, a Superb gem, a truly remarkable example of the 1909 $1 Washington issue, with two example to grade as such with none higher; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Gem 100).
Scott No. 342 $500.
Lot 23351909, 4¢ orange brown, imperf, top margin single with part imprint, o.g., never hinged, immense margins showing adjacent stamps around, fresh with strong bright color, a Superb jumbo gem.
Scott No. 346 $29.
A recent sale (11/19/2013) of the 4¢ Imperf. graded PSE 100, which showed large margins but no portions of adjoining stamps was sold for $350 + 15% buyer's premium. This immense jumbo would certainly grade 100J.
Lot 23361910, 4¢ orange brown coil, vertical pair, o.g., neatly hinged once at center, fresh with brilliant color, Very Fine and attractive; with 1989 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 350 $350.
Lot 23371909, 5¢ blue coil, vertical pair, o.g., neatly hinged once at center, well centered, rich bright color and crisp impression, Very Fine; with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 351 $375.
Lot 23381909, 1¢ green coil, horizontal pair (2mm spacing), o.g., never hinged, choice centering, strong bright color, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 352 $550.
Lot 23391909, 4¢ orange brown coil, o.g., never hinged (small gum skip at top), well centered, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 354 $425.
Lot 23401909, 4¢ orange brown coil, horizontal pair (3mm spacing), o.g., neatly hinged once at top, fresh with strong bold color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 354 $450.
Lot 23411909, 5¢ blue coil, o.g., lightly hinged, deep color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine to Superb, a gem coil single; with 2000 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 355 $210.