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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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1910-1911 Washington-Franklin Issue, SL Watermark

Lots 2242-2243

Lot 2242 o   

1911, 3¢ deep violet, S.L. watermark, the "Orangeburg" coil, paste-up single, way line machine cancel, strong bold color, faint corner crease at top right, F.-V.F. appearance, one of only four known paste-up examples; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 389    $10,000 for the grade of fine.

A HANDSOME USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 3¢ "ORANGEBURG" COIL ISSUE.

A review of known certified examples show that the overall average centering for this issue is fine, with many poorly centered and designs cut into. This issue is so often plagued with creasing and other flaws to many of the known used singles.

all lots for this sale will be subject to a 18% buyer's premium

Current Opening Bid: $1,350

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Lot 2243 o   

1911, 3¢ deep violet, S.L. watermark, the "Orangeburg" coil, centered to upper right, rich deep color, tied by "Orangeburg, N.Y., Apr 27, 1911" wavy line machine cancel on light gray clasped envelope with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card to New Jersey, two minor cover edge tears as is usual for the Bell & Co. covers; some usual light cover creasing affecting stamp showing some breaks in fibers, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 389    $25,000.

ATTRACTIVE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1911 3¢ ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER - WITH ONLY TWELVE EXAMPLES OF THE ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION AS GENUINE.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,500

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Lots 2242-2243

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