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Sale 69: The Robert Markovits Collection of Special Delivery

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1888 10¢ Blue - Specialized Exhibit Balances

Lots 1044-1046

Lot 1044 /o   

Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ Blue, Mint and Used Exhibit Group, group comprising E2S "Specimen", three E2 og singles in slightly different shades, E2 og with ink blob printing variety, five used singles with various cancels including oblong grid, "T" due marking, purple wedges, etc., and a small piece bearing E2 used with Hawaii 5¢ ultramarine #39 tied by "Honolulu, Oct 25, 1890", F.-V.F.
Scott No. E2    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1045    

Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ Blue, Domestic Postal History, group of 29 covers including 1889 use on UX9 postal card to Cambridge Mass., 1889 used on 2¢ Grant lettersheet (U293) to Boston Mass., 1889 Wilmington Del. use with 2¢ postage due to Philadelphia, 1893 Cleveland use on Post Office Department Railway Mail Service penalty envelope to local address various markings including the EKU of the Chicago Clock marking, pink San Francisco clock handstamp, non-delivery markings including the only recorded "Signature Refused" straightline, 1897 "Nashville Tenn., Centennial" use, railway service with "Tr Clerk, Columbus, Ohio" rimless cds, use to Boston Mass., and includes two 1894 usages for reissued after supplies of E3 orange were depleted, etc, F.-V.F.
Scott No. E2    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Realized: $1,050

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Lot 1046    

Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ Blue, Foreign Mail, group of six covers including 1889 used on 2¢ entire to Prince Edward Island, 1891 usage with #219 pair and #221 to Germany, 1898 No. Linndale Oh. to Michigan Regiment at Santiago Cuba and returned, 1893 Italy to New York City with #E2 added with delivery attempted but addressee was "closed", 1894 from Denmark to Boston and remailed to New York with #220, E2 franking (faulty), and 1890 Deutsche Seepost Linie New York to Boston Mass. and forwarded via Special Delivery to Malden Mass. (only recorded German seapost use), F.-V.F.
Scott No. E2    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $800

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