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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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20th Century Issues

Lots 754-763 Lots 764-767

Lot 754    

1909, 2¢ carmine, on bluish paper, exceptionally well centered with large margins, tied by "Washington D.C., Apr 18, 1909" on Burpee return address cover to Philadelphia Pa.; minor opening tear at top right, an Extremely Fine used stamp on a commercial use.
Scott No. 358    $200.

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Lot 755 ()   

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet, in combination with 1922, 15¢ gray (566) on oversized airmail registered front to Manila, Philippines, tied by (through perfs) purple "New York (Int'l Philatelic Exhibition), N.Y., Oct 18, 1926" second day of issue cds, airmail etiquettes overlapping White Plains sheet selvage and registry receipt attached, front with portion of the reverse with red "Registry Section, Manila, P.I., Nov 18, 1926" receiving cds (one month in transit), Very Fine, a rare foreign destination usage.
Scott No. 630    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 756    

1938, 5¢ Monroe, pair, tied by "Washington D.c. Mar 9, 1943" duplex for Special Delivery fee on incoming 1943 Foreign Service cover by consular diplomatic pouch from Chungking, China to San Francisco Cal. bearing China 50c olive green, three faulty singles tied by "Washington D.C. Mar 9, 1943" duplexes, Fine and unusual use of 5¢ pair paying the special delivery fee.
Scott No. 810    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 757    

1938, 5¢ Monroe, tied by "Fall River, Mass. Aug 22, 1939" machine cancel on cover to Cornwall, England, typed "S/S Queen Mary" endorsement, forwarded several times, "London, 1 Sep 1939" machine cancel with "Road Users Take Care Avoid Risks" slogan cancel, another slogan strike from Paddington on reverse, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 810    Estimate $150 - 200.

At this time, Germany was bombing England. Lights were turned off so bombers couldn't see the buildings. This created risks when driving, and this slogan machine cancel alerts drivers to the danger.

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Lot 758    

1938, 13¢ Millard Fillmore, tied by "Jamaica, N.Y. Feb 21, 1944" machine cancel on special delivery cover to Perth Amboy N.J., purple "Special Delivery" handstamp, Feb. 22nd arrival backstamp, original enclosure on United States Navy letterhead stationery sending money home before shipping out, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 818    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 759    

1938, $1 Wilson, used with Prexie 5¢ #810, 10¢ #815 (2) and 20¢ #825 (2) franking, each tied by pretty purple oblong grid cancel, matching bold purple "Page Pago, Samoa, Feb 17, 1953" backstamps and "Registered" boxed handstamp on legal-size cover to Fiji, typed "Commercial Papers Only, No Value" at top left, Suva, Fiji (2.23) arrival backstamp; some edge wear, Very Fine and rare registered commercial use from Samoa to Fiji.
Scott No. 832    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 760    

1938, $1 Wilson, pair, used with 50¢ Prexie (831) plus one additional 30¢ stamp missing in transit, tied by "New York, N.Y., Grand Central Annex, Dec 18, 1939" duplexes on legal-size cover to Chungking, China, typed endorsement "Via Clipper Airmail" at top left, forwarded several times to Haipong, Indochina (censored), Bangkok, Singapore (censored), and red "Dead Letter Office, Singapore" backstamp, hence to Hong Kong and back to China, range of markings and transits; right $1 faults, Fine and remarkable Prexie use despite missing stamp.
Scott No. 832    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 761    

1938, $2 Harding, used with $1 Prexie (832), 5¢ Denmark (920) pair and 50¢ transport (C31), all tied by "New York, N.Y. G.P.O., Jun 3, 1944" duplexes on legal-size Chilean Consulate General cover to Chile, printed "Consular Mail, Official Correspondence" endorsement, purple "Passed by 2412, U.S. Censor" fancy boxed handstamp, violet Chilean Consul circular handstamp and flap seal, Chile (6.5) arrival backstamp; couple small edge tears, Very Fine and showpiece $2 Prexie use.
Scott No. 833    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 762    

1938, $2 Harding, used with 10¢ Transport (C27), each tied by "New York, N.Y. Canal St. Sta. Dec 25, 1942" Christmas Duplexes on legal-size airmail cover to Bombay, India, purple "Contents examined or acceptability verified…" censor handstamp and tape at left, New York (1.6) backstamp; small edge flaws, F.-V.F. and scarce $2 Prexie use.
Scott No. 833    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 763    

1939, 10¢ Tyler, horizontal coil, pair used with 5¢ Prexie (845) coil, tied by wavy cancel, purple "Chicago, Ill, Old Post Office Sta., Jan 29, 1948" backstamps on registered cover from Colonial Stamp Co. to Strawberry Ark., Very Fine and scarce 10¢ coil use.
Scott No. 847    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lots 754-763 Lots 764-767

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