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Sale 69: The Robert Markovits Collection of Special Delivery

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1917 10¢ Ultramarine - Specialized Exhibit Balances

Lots 1142-1144

Lot 1142    

Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ Ultramarine - Plate Numbers & Initials, mint selvage single exhibit group on four pages comprising 37 different top or bottom plate number singles including "10276" and "13393" each with inverted "F", the signature of plate finisher Frank Marti, one showing aniline ink caused by WWI ink shortages, siderographer initial corner margin singles of "W.McA" William McAleer, "C.A.H." Charles A. Hall, "A.B." Andrew Black, "C.F.H." George F. Henlock and "G.L.D." George L. Dant, plus a couple used singles, F.-V.F., a wonderful plate number single assemblage that would be impossible to duplicate.
Scott No. E11    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 1143 /o   

Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ Ultramarine, Varieties, group of 5 items on exhibit page comprising right selvage plate no. 8507 with doubled plate number, partial used dry print single with light print at left, mint pair with preperforating paper fold showing wild perfs, lower right corner preprint paper fold pair, and top right corner plate no. 13552 block of 12 with dramatic preprinting paper fold showing part of two stamps on reverse after unfolding, Very Fine and unusual group.
Scott No. E11    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $725

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Lot 1144    

Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ Ultramarine, Postal History, exhibit group of 25 covers mounted on pages including 1917 used with first class postage unpaid and 2¢ postage due affixed, 1919 registered special delivery dual service use, 1921 use on PO railway mail service penalty use; package tag from Providence R.I. to Fort Sill Okl., 1921 Wilmington Del. to Naugatuck Conn. 4th class parcel, WWI war tax rates, Hawaii Terr. usages, foreign destinations of Canada, Roumania and France including WWI wax tax use to Canada and revalued postal card to Canada, 1918 A.E.F. use, inbound use from Canada under Canadian agreement, two inbound uses from Venezuela and 1920 paquebot use from Norway with mixed franking, and 1923 postal card used as registered package label with both E11 and E12 for three mailings, etc., F.-V.F.
Scott No. E11    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $950

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