Lot 1149 ()Special Delivery, 1922, 10¢ Gray Violet, Bisected, diagonal bisect used along with single and 11¢ greenish blue (563), light crease, each tied by three strikes of purple "Minong, Wis., Parcel Post, May 5 1926" cds on parcel package front to Superior Wis., additional purple "Fee Claimed at / Superior, Wis." two-line and "Special Delivery" handstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. E12 var. Estimate $500 - 750.
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF A SPECIAL DELIVERY BISECT PROPERLY USED.
As of the April 15, 1925 rate change, the special delivery fee for postal matter was divided into three weight classifications. This parcel was prepaid 11¢ postage for the parcel post rate up to 5lbs and the 15¢ special delivery fee for 2-10 lbs.