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Sale 107: Gems of Philately

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War Savings, Christmas Seal & Encased Postage

Lots 2413-2417

Lot 2413    

War Savings, 1919, $5 carmine, o.g., very lightly hinged, choice centering amid large margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine, a lovely mint stamp.
Scott No. WS5    $800.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2414    

War Savings, 1920, $5 orange on green, o.g., lightly hinged, minor natural gum bend, intense shade and impression, Fine, a rare key War Savings issue.
Scott No. WS6    $4,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lot 2415    

1907 Christmas Seal, type I, neatly tied by "Marietta, Pa., Dec 23" flag machine postmark on 1904, 2¢ carmine entire to Genoa, Minn., reverse with "Harrisburg, Pa. Dec 24" transit and "Geneva, Minn., Dec 26, 1907" receiving postmark, Very Fine, an extremely rare tied on cover usage of this first Christmas seal, virtually all known usages are on post cards and this is the only cover usage we know of.
Scott No. WX1    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $400

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Lot 2416    

Encased Postage, Take Ayer's Pills, 3¢, stamp with strong bright color and well positioned in case, reverse showing large portion of silvering, couple tiny mica crazing nicks at bottom edge, Extremely Fine, an truly exceptional encased postage issue, ex-Litle. Hodders & Bowers No. 18.
Scott No. EP9    $400.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 2417    

Encased Postage, Ayer's Sarsaparilla, 10¢, medium "AYER'S", stamp well centered in case with intensely rich color, intact mica, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem encased postage issue, ex-Litle. Hodders & Bowers No. 36.
Scott No. EP17    $850.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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Lots 2413-2417

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