Lot 1134 /oSpecial Delivery. 1911, 10¢ Ultramarine, Plate Numbers & Initials, exhibit page group comprising bottom plate no. 5514 and imprint block of six (shows weak or missing top frame line, cat. $1,850+), top mint n.h. plate 5854 single, top plate 5860 single, bottom right corner plate 5514 pair with "G.H.D." plate finisher George H. Davis initials, used block of four with purple Vera Cruz, Mexico cds, right plate no. 5535 and imprint strip of three with Amherst Mass. precancels, and single tied on piece by Pago Pago, Samoa cds, and a plate 5513 capture single; some faults, F.-V.F., an excellent group.
Scott No. E8 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1135Special Delivery, 1911-17, 10¢ Ultramarine, Plate 5520, group of four items showing how plate 5520 was reused comprising E8 bottom plate number and imprint strip of three (hinge reinforced), E9 top plate number and imprint strip of three, E10 bottom plate number and imprint strip of three, and E11 bottom plate number and imprint block of six, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E8-E11 $2,585.
Lot 1136Special Delivery, 1911, 10¢ Ultramarine - Postal History, exhibit group of 12 covers mounted on pages including 1914 Vera Cruz, U.S.M.A.G. duplex on E8 & 399 to Washington D.C., 1912 multiple delivery use with two E8 stamps, 1912 use on House of Representatives free frank envelope (frank did not cover special fees), 1914 U.S.S. New Jersey ship use to Trenton N.J., 1912 San Juan, Puerto Rico to Vega Baja and 1913 Vega Baja, Puerto Rico to San Juan, 1912 post card used as mailing tag, 1911 Pittsburg Pa. Street Car R.P.O. mourning cover use, 1914 East Jaffrey N.H. to Fitchburg Ma. by parcel post, and two uses from Canada with Admiral frankings, Very Fine and choice exhibit group.
Scott No. E8 Estimate $500 - 750.