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U.S. Automatic Vending Co.

Lots 2652-2661 Lots 2662-2663

Lot 2652    

1906, 1¢ blue green, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs, tied by Madison Sq. Sta. N.Y. machine cancel, Nov. 27, 1908, on postcard picturing the "Boat House Central Park", to Dunmore Pa., Very Fine, ex-Belasco, Bailar.
Scott No. 314    $3,000.

This card was mailed during the short time that the U.S. Automatic Vending was tested at Madison Square Station in November and December 1908.

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Lot 2653 /   

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs, o.g., top stamp very lightly hinged, bottom stamp never hinged, deep bold color, well centered, Very Fine and choice, a lovely example of this scarce private vending coil; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2654    

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type I perfs, paste-up pair, o.g., fresh and beautifully centered, small thin bottom stamp, Extremely Fine appearance; with 1975 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $1,900.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2655    

1908, 5¢ blue, U.S. Automatic Vending type II perfs, pair, o.g., well centered, deep color, scissor separated a bit into perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine; with 1974 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 315    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $160

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Lot 2656    

1908, 1¢ green, D.L. watermark, U.S. Automatic Vending type II perfs, horizontal pair, well centered, tied by "Brockton, Mass., Dec 12, 1922" machine postmark on cover to Hudson, N.Y., Very Fine, a late yet still rare on cover usage.
Scott No. 343; $1,250 for single on cover    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2657    

1908, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, U.S. Automatic Vending type II perfs, pair with paste-up at right, tied by "Hudson Term. Sta. N.Y. Aug 13, 1912" machine cancel on legal-size Foye-Fox Contracting Engineers cover to New York City address, marked "Personal"; reduced slightly at top and some slight cover wrinkling, Very Fine.
Scott No. 344; $3,000 single on cover    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

THE ONLY RECORDED PAIR OF THE 2¢ CARMINE TYPE II U.S. AUTOMATIC VENDING MACHINE PERFORATION USED ON COVER.

We record only six covers comprising four solo frankings (two ex-Belasco, two Getlan), two singles on one cover (Getlan), and the paste-up pair offered here.

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Lot 2658    

1909, 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, U.S. Automatic Vending type II perfs, paste-up strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, well centered amid wide margins, Very Fine and choice; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 371    $400.

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Lot 2659    

1909, 1¢ green + 2¢ Hudson-Fulton, U.S.A.V. pocket type 3-2, a remarkably fresh pair of pockets numbered "087" & "088" on reverse, o.g., never hinged, hinge-reinforced, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 343+371    $1,500+.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 2660    

1909, 1¢ green, D.L. watermark, imperf + 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, U.S.A.V. pocket type 2-1, one and two respectively, blue "Patent Applied For" handstamp, red "145" number on reverse, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott No. 343+371    $1,250.

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Lot 2661    

1909, 1¢ green, D.L. watermark, imperf + 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, U.S.A.V. pocket type 4-3, red serial number "168" on reverse, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 343+371    $350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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