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Sale 69: The Robert Markovits Collection of Special Delivery

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1944 13¢ Blue

Lots 1168-1169

Lot 1168 P   

Special Delivery, 1944, 13¢ Blue, Small Die Proof, die on yellowish wove paper, Very Fine.
Scott No. E17P2    $3,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED SMALL DIE PROOF OF THE 1944 13¢ SPECIAL DELIVERY STAMP.

Realized: $2,500

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Lot 1169 /   

Special Delivery, 1944, 13¢ Blue, Exhibit Group, exhibit group on 9 mounted pages of stamps and 17 covers including taped paste-up pair, double impression pair, misperforation, dry printing and top two rows showing plate cleaning solvent smear, covers include use with 3¢ postage due, domestic mails including use on business reply post card, use on UX27 postal card, improper use as postage with purple "Special Delivery Stamps are not valid for other than Special Delivery Service" handstamp, U.S. Army and Navy free soldier's usages, 1946 foreign destination of Morocco, foreign origin of Greece, Hawaii Territory flowers use to San Francisco, Puerto Rico territorial use, and 1947 Mexico special delivery use with 13¢ Special Delivery fee added upon forwarding within U.S., etc., F.-V.F.
Scott No. E17    Estimate $400 - 600.

Complete Images.

Realized: $525

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