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Sale 69: The Robert Markovits Collection of Special Delivery

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1902 10¢ Green - The Merry Widow - Specialized Exhibit Balances

Lots 1129-1130

Lot 1129 /o   

Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ Green, Stamp Exhibit Group, exhibit page comprising E7 left margin with designer "Whitney Warren, 1908" signature, E7 bottom right selvage single showing "GD" plate finisher George Davis initials, E7 left margin single with "J.P.P." siderographer John P. Prender initials, bottom left corner margin block of four with L.B.B. siderographer Lloyd B. Brooke initials, four used singles with magenta New York registry oval, "RMS" railroad oval, mute ring and Claremont precancel, right side plate number 4920 and imprint block of six, and right side plate 4920 and imprint strip of three with double transfer in left border area of bottom stamp, Very Fine and interesting group ready for exhibition.
Scott No. E7    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $900

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Lot 1130    

Special Delivery, 1908, 10¢ Green, Postal History, better exhibit group of 20 covers on pages including 1909 Pecos Tex. use on windmill illustrated advertising cover marked "Due 2cts" and 2¢ postage due added (first class postage unpaid), 1909 Gulfport to Biloxi Miss. multiple delivery with #E6 & E7 franking, 1910 Seward Alaska Terr. use to Sacramento (toned and faulty), 1920 Manila, Philippines to Fort Washington Md., 1909 New Jersey to London, England via S.S. Deutschland (special delivery service not provided), 1909 Butler Pa. to Berlin, Ont., Canada; 1914 Toronto, Canada to Buffalo N.Y. with Canada 1¢ Admiral pair (Canadian Agreement), and Jun. 9th 1909 official last day of use from Elsie, Mich. to Bellows Falls Vt. (stamp was not withdrawn from use though), 1909 Chicago Ill. to Havana, Cuba (territorial period), 1909 Du Bois Pa. to New York N.Y. combined registered-special delivery service, some railway and ship postmarks, etc., F.-V.F. with many important usages.
Scott No. E7    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $1,800

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