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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Postage Due

Lots 1592-1593

Lot 1592    

Postage Due, 1891, 2¢ bright claret, diagonal bisect, neatly tied across the cut by target cancel with "Thomson N.Y. Oct. 3, 1895 cds adjacent on cover bearing 1¢ ultramarine (246) tied by "Boston, Mass., Oct 2 1895" wavy flag machine cancel on cover to Thompson Mills N.Y., letter was short paid 1¢ for the 2¢ letter rate, Very Fine and scarce postage due bisect use, ex-Bailer.
Scott No. J23 var.    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 1593    

Postage Due, 1925, ½¢ dull red, cancelled by purple cancel on cover bearing 1¢ deep green (552) diagonal bisect and single, tied by "Hackensack N.J., May 4 1925" machine cancel to local address, purple "Postage due '½' cents" straightline handstamp; cover faulty, Fine.
Scott No. J68    Estimate $300 - 400.

The ½¢ postage due was issued for handling the new 1½¢ third-class mail rate that was effective Apr. 15, 1925. This cover is dated just over two week after the first day covers.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lots 1592-1593

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