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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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1916-1919 Washington-Franklin Issue, Unwatermarked, Perf. 10

Lots 2482-2488

Lot 2482 o   

1916, 1¢ green, unwatermarked, "Boy Scout" coil, "New York, N.Y." precancel as always, wide margins, lightly toned, Fine and very rare; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 481 var.    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

This stamp was used by the Boy Scouts of America executive council for a mailing in 1922. The stamps are from the 1916 issue and were probably from an imperforate sheet privately perforated 14, rolled and applied by an unknown machine.

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Current Opening Bid: $550

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Lot 2483    

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, two pairs and single, used with 2¢ rose (499), all tied by multiple strikes of "Lansing, Mich. Jun 23, 1917" duplex on special delivery cover to Detroit, Mich., purple "Special Delivery" straightline, Jun. 24th arrival backstamp; coils lifted and hinged in place to check watermark, right coil with tear and crease, pairs with s.e. at right, a Very Fine use, ex-Siskin; with 1966 and 2000 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 491; $8,300+    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A GREAT COIL RARITY OF THE 2¢ TYPE II HORIZONTAL ROTARY PRESS COILS USED ON COVER.

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Lot 2484    

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, tied by New York machine cancel, Dec 23, 1918, on a New Years Greetings postcard to Columbus, Nebr.; stamp removed and hinged in place., Very Fine, a scarce war rate postcard usage.; with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 491    $1,100.

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Lot 2485    

1916, 2¢ carmine, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, very fine single tied by Milwaukee "Wisconsin Products Exposition" slogan cancel, Oct 20, 1922, on a yellow cover with a fancy corner card of the "Russia Fur & Tanning Co.", Milwaukee, to Edella Pa.; roughly opened at top with additional edge tears at bottom, otherwise Fine.
Scott No. 491    $1,100.

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Lot 2486    

1917, 3¢ violet, type I, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, tied by bold "Toledo, Ohio, Nov 2, 1917" wavy machine cancel on Harnit & Hewitt Co. cigar dealer window cover without address; reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, The Earliest Known Usage of 1917 3¢ Type I Horizontal Coil Used on the First Day of the 3¢ War Tax Rate.
Scott No. 493    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 2487    

1918, 3¢ violet, type II, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, tied by Brooklyn, N.Y. slogan cancel, Apr 16, 1918, the earliest documented use, on a window envelope with a Charles William Stores corner card; small cover crease in upper right corner the stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 494    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2488    

1919, 5¢ blue, unwatermarked, horizontal rotary press coil, tied by "New York, N.Y., Hudson Term., Apr 15, 1919" machine postmark on Chas. Stork & Co. corner card cover to Copenhagen, Denmark, censor label and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, the earliest documented usage of the 1919 5¢ horizontal rotary press coil, ex-Berkun; with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 496    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lots 2482-2488

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