Lot 15211901, 2¢ Pan-American, well centered single tied by neat "Philadelphia May 1, 1901" First Day of Issue machine cancel on a locally addressed Hughes & Müller corner card cover, Very Fine, a lovely first day cover from this popular issue.
Scott Nos. 295 $2,750.
Lot 15221903, 2¢ carmine, type II, horizontal strip of five, tied by barr duplex handstamps on registered corner card cover to Hancock, N.Y., red "Delphi, N.Y., Registered, Nov 26, 1908" cds and receiving backstamp; right stamp with tiny tear, Very Fine, a scarce multiple usage of the 1903 2¢ type II in the carmine shade; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. 319Fi Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 15231904, Louisiana Purchase complete, rich colors, neatly arranged on locally addressed registered 4¢ Grant entire (U390), all tied by Syracuse, N.Y. oval handstamps with purple straight line "Syracuse, N.Y., May 7, 1904" registry date stamp, Very Fine and attractive; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. 323-327 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 15241904, Louisiana Purchase complete, each tied on separate matching covers to Aurora, Ill. by bold "St. Louis, Mo., Aug 7, 1904, World's Fair St. Louis" slogan machine postmarks, 10¢ usage with additional purple "Not in Registered Mail" straight line handstamp, Very Fine, an attractive matching set.
Scott Nos. 323-327 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 15251909, 1¢ green, D.L. watermark, horizontal coil, tied by neat Lewiston, Me. Flag cancel, Jun 27, 1910, on a multicolor July 1911 Calendar picture postcard to Auburn, Me.; fresh and clean, Extremely Fine.
Scott Nos. 352 $350.
Lot 15261909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton, six, two with s.e., tied by two strikes of "Washington D.C., Sep 24, 1909" first-day duplex on special delivery cover to Wansan, Wisco, red manuscript "Special Delivery Letter" endorsement, Sep. 27th arrival backstamp; small left edge tear, a Very Fine and rare multiple FDC use; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. 372 $950.
Lot 15271912, 1¢ green, S.L. watermark, horizontal coil, guide line pair tied by clear U.S. Marines in Mexico "Vera Crux, Mex., U.S.M.Ag., Oct 28, 1914" duplex handstamp on cover with printed address to Columbus, O., F.-V.F.; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott Nos. 412; $250 off cover Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 15281915, 2¢ red, type I, S.L. watermark, vertical rotary press coil, nicely centered, tied by neat Minneapolis, Minn. machine cancel, Apr 7, 1916, on a window envelope with a Northwestern Knitting Co. corner card, Very Fine. Very scarce.
Scott Nos. 449; $1,500 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 15291915, 2¢ red, type I, S.L. watermark, vertical rotary press coil, wide margins and bright color, tied by "New Haven, Con., Westville Sta., Mar 18, 1916" duplex postmark on mourning cover to Bridgeport, Ct., with matching sympathy card enclosure, Very Fine, a rare on cover usage; with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott Nos. 449 $1,500.
Lot 15301915, 2¢ red, type I, S.L. watermark, vertical rotary press coil, a fine single tied by neat Minneapolis, Minn. machine cancel, Dec 29, 1915, on a clean "L.S. Donaldson Co." corner card cover to Carlisle, Pa., Very Fine, a early on cover commercial usage; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. 449 $1,500.