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Parcel Post & Parcel Post Postage Due

Lots 1227-1236 Lots 1237-1246 Lots 1247-1250

Lot 1237    

Parcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing, vertical pair with left guideline s.e., used with 4¢ brown, all cancelled by two strikes of "Easton, Pa." double-oval and pair by purple "Easton, Pa., Parcel Post, Jul 13, 1917" on insured parcel tag to Burlington Vt., prepaid 54¢ for 7 pounds fourth-class within the fourth zone (44¢) plus 10¢ insurance; minor card creasing, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott No. Q9    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $260

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Lot 1238    

Parcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing, used with two 10¢ Franklin singles, each tied by "Bethel, Alaska, Jun 1, 1916" duplex on parcel tag with preprinted address to St. Louis Mo. that has been crossed out, prepaid 45£ for a four pound package anywhere in zone 8 (the entire mainland United States is Zone 8 from Alaska); some typical creasing, Very Fine four-class use.
Scott No. Q9    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $450

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Lot 1239    

Parcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing, used with 2¢ parcel post (Q2), tied by "Ganado, Ariz. Mar 17, 1913" duplex on parcel tag from Indian Trader to Sante Fe, N.M. prepaid for 8 pounds fourth-class within the first zone, Very Fine.
Scott No. Q9    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $950

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Lot 1240    

Parcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing, tied by "Sacramento, Cal." double-oval, purple "Sacramento, Calif., Reg. Div., Feb 7, 1924" double-circle datestamp on manila clasp envelope registered to Germany, reverse with New York (2.11) oval transit and Hamburg (2.27) arrival; stamp torn and some cover creasing, couple small stain spots, F.-V.F. and scarce solo use.
Scott No. Q9    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $525

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Lot 1241    

Parcel Post, 1913, 50¢ Dairying, with "Minneapolis, Minn." precancel, used on Quaker Community, St. Louis Mo. parcel tag to Minneapolis Minn. to ship furs, prepaid 50¢ for 8 pound parcel to Zone 4; stamp flaws, some card creasing, otherwise a Very Fine four-class solo use.
Scott No. Q10    Estimate $300 - 400.

Front & Back.

Realized: $400

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Lot 1242 ()   

Parcel Post, 1913, 75¢ Harvesting, used on large piece with 10¢ orange yellow (472), $2 dark blue (479) and $5 light green (480) vertical strip of three; all tied by "Foreign Branch U.S.A., N.Y." ovals, purple "REGISTERED" straightline and purple "New York (Foreign Branch) N.Y., Registered, Apr 10, 1917" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. Q11    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A REMARKABLE PIECE WITH THE COMBINATION FRANKING OF 75¢ PARCEL POST WITH $2 AND $5 1917 ISSUE.

This piece is used only four days after the earliest documented use of the $2 and $5 1917 issue on a April 6th 1917 Parcel Post Piece.

Realized: $950

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Lot 1243    

Parcel Post, 1913, 75¢ Harvesting, vertical pair, used with 30¢ orange, each tied by "Kansas City, Mo." double-oval and pair also by purple "Kansas City, Mo., Jul 20, 1922" cds on The Peoples National Bank" parcel tag to the local Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City; pair faulty, otherwise Very Fine and scarce use.
Scott No. Q11    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $525

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Lot 1244    

Parcel Post, 1913, 75¢ Harvesting, top guildeline s.e. tied by quartered cork cancel, used with 9¢ orange, two singles, 10¢ yellow and 15¢ gray, each precanceled "Binghampton, New York", on parcel tag without address; some soiling and creases, stamp faults, Fine and scarce four-class use.
Scott No. Q11    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1245 ()   

Parcel Post, 1913, $1 Fruit Growing, four singles, used with 10¢ orange yellow block of four, 2¢ carmine and 50¢ Columbian (240), all tied by "Chicago, Ill" roller cancels on canvas piece; 2¢ faulty, F.-V.F. and rare $1 Parcel Post fourth-class franking.
Scott No. Q12    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1246    

Parcel Post Postage Due, 1913, 1¢ dark green, precanceled, affixed on Christmas post card with stamp missing originally tied by "San Francisco, Cal., Dec 24, 1913" machine cancel with Pan-Pacific Expo slogan to local street address, purple "DUE 1 CENT" straightline struck where stamp originally placed; trivial pin hole, otherwise Very Fine and scarce post card due use.
Scott No. JQ1    Estimate $150 - 200.

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