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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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Test Stamps

Lots 2350-2359 Lots 2360-2362

Lot 2350 /   

Test Stamp, 1906-09, "Mail-O-Meter Stamp", brown, Schermack type III perforations, strip of 3 with guide line between right pair, o.g., left stamp never hinged, well centered, Very Fine, with line pair listed but unpriced in Scott.
Scott No. TD14; $350 for pair    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2351    

Test Stamp, 1906-09, "Mail-O-Meter Stamp", brown, imperf & Schermack type III perforations, strip of 6, the left three imperf, the right three with Schermack perforations (the right end with a paste-up tab), o.g., never hinged, folded between stamps 1/2 and 3/4, otherwise Very Fine, a rare transitional piece.
Scott No. TD14, TD14a    $800+.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2352    

Test Stamp, 1914, B.E.P. (numerals & Hamilton design, litho.) coil, deep red, perf 10½ horizontally, pair, o.g., hinge remnant at top, strong bright color, Fine, very scarce; with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. TD23    $800.

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Current Opening Bid: $110

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Lot 2353    

Test Stamp, 1954, B.E.P. framed rectangle design coil, purple, imperf, strip of 6 with line pair at right, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. TD95a    $550+.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2354    

Test Stamp, 1954, B.E.P. framed rectangle design coil, carmine, unslit horizontally, vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, Fine and rare, unpriced in Scott.
Scott No. TD97 var.    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2355    

Test Stamp, 1954, B.E.P. framed rectangle design coil, carmine, unslit horizontally, vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, listed but not priced.
Scott No. TD97 var.    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 2356    

Test Stamp, 1954, B.E.P. framed rectangle coil, carmine, unslit horizontally, block of 10 with top web margin, joint line, star & plate no. 164564, o.g., never hinged, usual centering, Very Fine for this.
Scott No. TD97 var.    $2,500.

Printed from 170-subject coil plates on the Stickney press as it was being phased out.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2357    

Test Stamp, 1954, B.E.P. framed rectangle coil, carmine, unslit horizontally, block of 10 with top web margin, joint line, star & plate no. 164564, o.g., never hinged, usual centering, Very Fine for this.
Scott No. TD97 var.    $2,500.

Printed from 170-subject coil plates on the Stickney press as it was being phased out.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 2358    

Test Stamp, 1970, B.E.P. "For Testing Purposes Only", carmine, untagged, dull gum, a pristine mint single, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott No. TD108    $800.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2359    

Test Stamp, 1970, B.E.P. "For Testing Purposes Only", carmine, untagged, dull gum, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering, very fresh, Extremely Fine, extremely rare with only 24 copies known.
Scott No. TD108    $800 for single.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lots 2350-2359 Lots 2360-2362

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