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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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Imperforate Flat Plate Coil Stamps

Lots 2664-2673 Lots 2674-2677

Lot 2664    

1908, 1¢ green, D.L. watermark, imperf, vertical coil, tied by "Philadelphia, Pa. 1909" third-class machine cancel on lovely large-size green Christmas card envelope to Canton Ohio, Very Fine early use, This was considered the EKU since no 1909 covers had surface, but a Nov. 1909 use has surfaced, ex-Alpha (Berkun); with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 343V    Estimate $150 - 200.

The stamp is unquestionably a vertical format imperforate coil as it was applied by a Simplex plunger-style affixing device that miscut it through the top labels and having the top portion of the stamp below.

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Lot 2665 /   

1908, 2¢ carmine, D.L. watermark, imperf, vertical coil, foreign entry of 1¢ design, o.g., some never hinged including foreign entry (gum-side inclusion), three with h.r., rich color, folded below line pair, F.-V.F. and rare plate variety.
Scott No. 344V var.    $4,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2666    

1909, 4¢ orange brown, D.L. watermark, imperf, vertical coil, earliest known usage, single tied by "Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb 18, 1911" machine postmark on green Pittsburgh Steel Co. illustrated advertising cover to Vermont, with additional ad on reverse, with original enclosures including a 40 page brochure with multicolored lithograph cover accounting for the multiple rate; cover lightly cleaned, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare and earliest document use of this imperforate coil, with only four recorded usages of this stamp all from the same correspondence, ex-Berkun.
Scott No. 346V    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 2667    

1909, 5¢ blue, D.L. watermark, imperf, vertical coil, paste-up pair with part imprint on tab, o.g., never hinged, Fine and scarce.
Scott No. 347V    $450.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 2668    

1909, 5¢ blue, D.L. watermark, imperf, vertical coil, paste-up strip of 4, o.g., fresh with rich bold color, first stamp with thin and third stamp with slight vertical crease, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott No. 347V    $500.

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Current Opening Bid: $30

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Lot 2669    

1909, 5¢ blue, D.L. watermark, imperf, vertical coil, earliest known usage, two singles showing slightly rough separation at top and bottom as well as slight scouring from a stamp affixing devices (most likely the early Simplex Stamp Affixer), tied by indistinct handstamps on registered printed return cover to New York, purple "Brooklyn, N.Y., Registered, Apr 17, 1909" origin cds on front and reverse, red New York registry receiving oval backstamp; cover with small edge tears at top, otherwise Very Fine, the earliest of only four recorded usages of the 5¢ vertical imperforate coil issue; with 2005 P.F. & A.P.S. certificates.
Scott No. 347V    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 2670 /   

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, imperf, vertical coil, o.g., top and bottom stamps h.r., middle pair n.h., full to large margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 368V    $450.

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Lot 2671    

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, imperf, vertical coil, strip of 4 with paste-up in bottom pair, o.g., deep color and nicely centered, small corner thin top stamp not mention on certificate, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Ainsworth; signed E. Costales, with clear 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 368V    $480 for pairs.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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Lot 2672    

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, imperf, vertical coil, paste-up line strip of 4 with part imprint on tab, o.g., never hinged, strong bold color, F.-V.F., very scarce in never hinged condition; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 368V    $750.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 2673    

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, imperf, vertical coil, guide line pair, o.g., never hinged, wonderfully fresh, F.-V.F.; with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 368V    $650.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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