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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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1929-1995 Issues

Lots 2734-2743 Lots 2744-2753 Lots 2754-2756

Lot 2734    

1929, 2¢ Sullivan Expedition, neatly tied by Horseheads, N.Y. First Day machine cancel on cover with Dorothy Knapp hand-painted add-on cachet (Planty 657-64, Weisz 657-1); addressed to England, Very Fine and rare, ex-A. Martin.
Scott No. 657    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2735    

1929, 2¢ Sullivan Expedition, tied by "Geneseo, N.Y., Ju 17, 1929" First Day of Issue machine postmark on Howard F. Cooper hand drawn cachet and addressed cover, Very Fine, the listing example in Planty and likely unique. Planty No. 61.
Scott No. 657    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2736    

1929, Kans., 1¢ to 10¢ complete, all tied by "Washington, D.C., May 1, 1929" First Day of Issue duplex postmarks on cover addressed to Philip H. Ward, Jr., with "Airmail", "Special Delivery" and "Fee Claimed by Office of First Address" handstamps, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a very scarce set on First Day.
Scott No. 658-668    $1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 2737    

1929, 6¢ Kans., tied by "Newton, Kans., Apr 15, 1929" Predated First Day of Issue machine cancel on airmail endorsed cover to Kentucky, Very Fine, the earliest known usage predating the official first day of May 1st.
Scott No. 664    $900.

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Lot 2738    

1929, 8¢ Kans., left margin single, tied on Cressler corner card cover by "Newton, Kans., Apr 15, 1929" Predated First Day of Issue duplex postmark, signed by the Newton Postmaster; slight toning bands from gummed flaps, otherwise Very Fine, the earliest known usage predating the official first day of May 1st.
Scott No. 666    $900.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2739    

1929, Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete, all tied by "Washington, D.C., May 1, 1929" First Day of Issue duplex postmarks on A.C. Roessler airmail cachet cover, purple Special Delivery notice handstamp at right and receiving backstamps (East Orange, N.J.), Very Fine.
Scott No. 669-679    $1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 2740    

1931, Rotary press definitives, 11¢ to 50¢ complete, each on First Day of Issue cover from Washington D.C. various postmark types and addresses with many Nickles and includes Eugene Klein, Gorham and Griffin, 11¢ with plate block of 4, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 692-701    $2,270.

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Current Opening Bid: $270

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Lot 2741    

1931, 17¢ Wilson & 25¢ Niagara Falls, rotary press printings, tied by unofficial First Day Brooklyn, N.Y. duplex handstamps, Jul. 25, 1931 on Special Delivery cover from the Brooklyn Superintendent of Finance (signed) to a local Brooklyn address; two different Brooklyn receiving backstamps on the same day, Very Fine, ex-A. Martin; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 697, 699    $5,750.

Reportedly there were only 30 Brooklyn FDCs made, just 22 of them with both stamps.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2742    

1931, 17¢ Wilson, rotary press printing, block of four, tied by "Washington D.C., Jul 27, 1931" First Day of Issue duplex postmark on fresh Nickles cover, with additional postmark strike alongside, Very Fine and choice, high denomination FDC's are much scarcer in blocks.
Scott No. 697    $400.

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Lot 2743    

1931, 20¢ Golden Gate, rotary press printing, block of four, rich radiant color, tied by two strikes of "Washington D.C., Sep 8, 1931" First Day of Issue duplex postmark on fresh cover to Richard W. Canman, Extremely Fine, high denomination FDC's are much scarcer in blocks.
Scott No. 698    $300.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lots 2734-2743 Lots 2744-2753 Lots 2754-2756

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