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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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1938 Presidential Issue - 14¢ to 30¢ Issues

Lots 1397-1406 Lots 1407-1416 Lots 1417-1425

Lot 1397    

1938, 14¢ Presidential, tied by "Atlanta" wavt cancel on parcel card from War Department to commanding officer at Hutsville Ala., handstamp "Motion Picture Film, Safety Stock" handstamp at lower left, reused from Huntsville with 5¢ Prexie (810) pair tied by "Huntsville" wavy cancel back to Atlanta, Very Fine, Prepaid 6 pound parcel, Zone 1, circa 1945..
Scott No. 819    $200.

The 14¢ postage paid 8¢ for first pound plus 1.1¢ for each additional pound rounded to 14¢ for 6 pound parcel, zone 1. Rate effective March 26, 1944 to December 31, 1948.

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Lot 1398    

1938, 14¢ Presidential, tied by "Columbia" roller cancels on manila clasp envelope addressed locally with "C.O.D." handstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 819    Estimate $150 - 200.

Cover was prepaid 14¢ for the 2¢ local rate plus 12¢ collect on delivery fee. The 12¢ fee was in effect July 1, 1932 for all classes of mail, but applied to first-class only briefly from Mar. 26 to Oct. 31st 1944.

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Lot 1399    

1938, 14¢ Presidential, tied by purple "Philadelphia Pa., Germantown Sta., Apr 12, 1945" cds on Certificate of Mailing form 3877a that was used by mailers when multiple items were mailed at one time, 14¢ prepaid 14 certificate mailing fees of 1¢ per piece fee, Very Fine and scarce 14¢ solo use.
Scott No. 819    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1400    

1938, 15¢ Presidential, used with 20¢ Airmail (C21) tied by "Berkeley, Calif. Dec 18, 1940" duplex strikes on cover to Wake Island at the 35¢ rate, Very Fine and rare 35¢ rate.
Scott No. 820    Estimate $300 - 400.

Cover is prepaid for the 35¢ per ½ ounce rate to Wake Island, which was an unpublished rate. Both the Wake and Midway rates were mentioned in an undated internal Post Office Department document circa 1941.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1401    

1938, 15¢ Presidential, two singles, tied by "New York, N.Y., Aug 24, 1943" machine cancel on "Internee of War" blue-green envelope from the Crystal City, Texas Internment Camp to Lima, Peru, purple "U.S. Censorship, Examined by 249" circular censor handstamp and "(J)" denoting contents written in Japanese, Very Fine and rare internee mail to South America.
Scott No. 820    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1402    

1938, 16¢ Presidential, tied by "Notre Dame, Ind. Sep 18, 1946" machine cancel on manila University of Notre Dame corner card cover to Denver Col., printed "Special Delivery" at bottom left, Very Fine and choice solo use.
Scott No. 821    Estimate $200 - 300.

Prepaid 16¢ for 3¢ first class rate plus 13¢ special delivery fee, which was in effect from November 1, 1944 to December 31, 1948.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 1403    

1938, 16¢ Presidential, tied by "New York, N.Y. Jul 1, 1946" machine cancel on legal-size airmail cover to Los Angeles Cal. at two-times the 8¢ per ½ oz. rate, purple Jul. 3, 1946 receiver; small edge tear at right, Very Fine.
Scott No. 821    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1404    

1938, 17¢ Presidential, tied by mute oval cancel, purple "Honolulu, Hawaii, Registered, Jun 14, 1941" backstamps and matching "Registered" straightline on light buff Central Market corner card local cover to Territory of Hawaii, Very Fine and rare important solo use.
Scott No. 822    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE SOLO 17¢ LOCAL REGISTERED RATE.

Cover prepaid 17¢ for 2¢ local rate plus 15¢ minimum registry fee. The other recorded example of this rate, the June 10th 1941 ex-Suffet example noted as one of the keys to his landmark collection, was recently offered at auction realizing $3,600.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 1405    

1938, 17¢ Presidential, tied by "Hemstead, N.Y." double-oval, purple "Hamstead, N.Y., Uniondale Br., Jul 31, 1952" cds on insured cover to San Antonio Tex.; reduced slightly at top, Very Fine and scarce solo use.
Scott No. 822    Estimate $300 - 400.

Cover was sent at the 2¢ third-class rate plus 15¢ insurance fee ($10-$25). Rate in effect January 1, 1952 through January 1, 1957.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 1406    

1938, 17¢ Presidential, tied by "Sheridan Ill., Jul. 18, 1956" duplex on Hail Insurance Co. private reply card to Des Moines Iowa., "Certified Mail" label affixed, prepaid 17¢ for the 2¢ post card rate plus 15¢ certified fee, Very Fine.
Scott No. 822    Estimate $150 - 200.

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