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Sale 69: The Robert Markovits Collection of Special Delivery

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1895 10¢ Blue - Specialized Exhibit Balances

Lots 1084-1086

Lot 1084    

Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ Blue - Stamp Exhibit Group, stamp exhibit balance mounted on three pages including two E5S specimens, E5S "Universal Postal Congress", three used singles including "Pago Pago, Samoa" cds and R.P.O. machine cancel, left large arrow and right small arrow blocks of four, bottom plate number and imprint strip of three, and varieties comprising double perf block of four, striking double perf upper left corner margin single, overinking, partial printing, and mint block of four with two stamps showing line through "Postal Delivery"; few faults, Very Fine and exciting group.
Scott No. E5    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,250

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Lot 1085    

Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ Blue - Domestic Postal History, exhibit collection of 51 covers mounted on 25 pages, many better including postage due for first class unpaid, Spanish-American war patriotics, use on UX12 and use on 1¢ wrapper (one of three recorded use on wrapper), Pan-American railway post office use (faulty), RPO and Collection wagon uses, multiple delivery attempts including a combination registered use forwarded with extra E5, officially opened and resealed with post office seal, illegal revenue use with block of six, use on Railway Mail Service penalty cover, use on St. Elmo Hotel of Goshen N.Y. advertising collar cover, non-carrier delivery markings and label use, unclaimed mail, various receiving markings including time clocks, use on letter rate parcel tag, territorial use from Oklahoma Terr. and Alaska Terr., Oriental Smokeless Gunpowder ad cover, etc; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E5    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $1,900

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Lot 1086    

Special Delivery, 1895, 10¢ Blue - Foreign Mail, exhibit collection of 17 covers mounted on 8 pages, including destinations of England, Germany, Philippines, France, incoming from Cuba (2), U.S. German Sea Post use to New York, Montreal, Canada to Cleveland Oh., Venezuela, Mexico and Curacao, also includes UY3 uprated with #280 to Germany, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F. and rare group.
Scott No. E5    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,050

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