Lot 1608Dead Letter Office, Package Tracking Seal, Type 5, red, with red manuscript DLO record number, affixed on 2¢ green entire from Longmont, Colorado to Philadelphia Pa., purple "Advertised, Phila. Pa. Nov 9 1890" cds and straightline "Not Found" handstamp, reverse with precanceled 1¢ postage due (J15) and "Letter returned to the office by Carrier." black on yellow label, both tied by pencil delivery attempt note, Dead Letter Office (12.10) triangular datestamp; tears, Fine and exceptional use.
Scott No. OX Estimate $400 - 600.
ONE OF THREE RECORDED TYPE 5 SEALS USED ON COVER.
Lot 1609Official Seal, 1907, blue, two singles affixed to repair post card torn in half bearing 1908 1¢ Franklin issue tied by Cal. Oct. 7th duplex to Woodland Cal., California Hot Springs multicolor picture side, Very Fine and scarce post card use.
Scott No. OX13 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 16101909 Official Sealed Cover, spectacular European size cover that started in Germany but also has a U.S. Official Seal, Postage Due, French Postage Dues and German Official Seals; numerous postmarks include the Extremely Rare U.S. postmark red "Division of Dead Letters/Feb 15, 1909/Received in Bad Condition at Foreign Branch", Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 500.