Lot 15951908 Christmas Seal, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Provisional, rouletted, on picture post card with 1¢ blue green (300) tied by "Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Dec. 24, 1908" Christmas Eve machine postmark, to Astoria, N.Y.; trivial card edge wear, Very Fine, a rare town provisional Christmas seal usage.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 15961907 Christmas Seal, type I, tied by receiving cds on embossed multicolored gold trimmed Christmas post card to Clayton, Del., franked with 1¢ blue green (300) tied by "Wilimington, Del., Dec 19, 1907" machine postmark, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott Nos. WX1; $1,000 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 15971907 Christmas Seal, type II, tied on combination with 1¢ blue green (300) on New Year post card by indistinct" Dec 31, 1907" duplex postmark, addressed to San Francisco, Cal., Very Fine, this "Happy New Year" Christmas seal is one of the scarcest to find on cover.
Scott Nos. WX2; $1,500 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 15981908 Christmas Seal, type I, roulette, tied on Tuck's Greeting post card in combination with 1¢ blue green (300) by "Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec 22, 1908" machine postmark, Very Fine, a very scarce provisional roulette issue usage.
Scott Nos. WX3i; $1,500 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 1599Christmas Seal Exhibit Collection - "Christmas Seals the Hard Way", the mounted exhibit of Dec. 24th or 25th uses tied on either a Christmas or New Year's picture postcard, one exception being an untied WX1 uncanceled and missing corner on card with message "…The red stamp on here is a red cross stamp sold for the benefit of a hospital for consumptives…"; better includes WX1, WX2, WX3H perf 14 booklet pane single, WX3H roulette 6¾ WX5a New Hampshire overprint, WX8, WX12, etc., an excellent, Very Fine, A remarkable exhibit collection starting with the first two seals on cover..
Scott Nos. WX1//WX35 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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