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Sale 83: Gems of Philately

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Double - Oval Carrier Handstamp Cancellation

Lots 13-16

Lot 13    

U.S.P.O. Despatch, Pre-Paid One Cent, bold strike of double-oval ties 1¢ blue (24) and 3¢ dull red (26), matching "Philadelphia, Pa, Sep 5" octagonal datestamp on cover Berlin Md.; 1¢ crease, 3¢ perf creases, reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, ex-Moeldner, Brown, Hall; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 14    

U.S.P.O. Despatch, Pre-Paid One Cent, three bold strikes of black double-oval handstamp tying three 1¢ blue (24) singles, scissors-trimmed perfs, matching "Philadelphia Pa. Aug 18" octagonal datestamp on beautiful blue Ch. T. Wilson Fish Cheese and Provision Dealers cameo-style corner card cover to Milton Del., negligible opening tears along top edge, otherwise Very Fine and attractive use, ex-Gibson, Golden; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $625

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Lot 15    

U.S.P.O. Despatch, Pre-Paid One Cent, unusually sharp strike of double-oval handstamp ties 1¢ blue (24) on orange cover to local street address, Very Fine and choice, ex-Emerson, Hall; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $475

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Lot 16    

U.S.P.O. Despatch, Pre-Paid One Cent, bold strike of double-oval ties 3¢ dull red (26), matching "Philadelphia, Pa. Sep 6, 1859", well centered with rich color, octagonal datestamp on cover to Sewickleyville Pa.; minor backflap tears, Very Fine and scarce use of this carrier marking, ex-Wagshal; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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