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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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1893 Columbian & 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issues

Lots 751-753

Lot 751    

1893, 15¢ Columbian, deep rich color, tied by well-struck "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, Feb. 24 12M 94" duplex datestamp on registered cover to New York, straightline purple "Registered No." handstamp, reverse with San Francisco (3.20) transit and New York (3.26) arrival backstamps; two trivial toned perfs, Very Fine and attractive use, ex-Tows, Gibson.
Scott No. 238    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 752    

1893, 50¢ Columbian, tied by purple star fancy cancel, matching "Registered, Nov 20 1893, N.W. Station, Chicago Ills." framed postmark on cover to Berlin, Germany, New York (11.22) transit backstamp and "New York, N.Y." exchange label (FX-NY1b) affixed, Dec. 1st arrival backstamp; small edge tear at left and internal split, a Very Fine and scarce 50¢ solo fancy cancel use, ex-Karlen.
Scott No. 240; $600    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 753    

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss., placed centrally and tied by "New-York, N.Y., Aug 16" cds on Spanish American War Patriotic cover to Munich, Germany, second duplex strike at top right, flap with patriotic flag label seal, Munich (8.26) arrival backstamp; tiny edge tear at left, Very Fine and striking.
Scott No. 288    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lots 751-753

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