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1923-1932 Issues




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Lot 728

1923, 2¢ Harding Memorial issue (Scott 610), tied by Sep 1 Marion, Ohio First Day machine cancel, on a George Linn 119x70mm mourning envelope with Im Memorium…" cachet, addressed to Miss Juanita Cary, 210 Clinton Bldg, Columbus, O., Very Fine. This was the first George Linn First Day Cover and, in fact, is considered to be the very first U.S. cacheted First Day Cover.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 729

1923, 2¢ Harding Memorial issue (Scott 610), another George Linn First Day Cover identical to the previous, right down to the addressee, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 730

1934, 3¢ bright violet (Scott 635a), seven different cacheted covers; six are Washington D.C. FDCs, Feb 12, 1934, the seventh is a Grimsland cover canceled Hodgenville, Ky. on Lincoln's birthday, Feb 12, 1934; a clean Very Fine group.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 731

1931, Rotary definitives, 11¢/50¢ less the 17¢ & 25¢ (Scott 692-696, 698, 700-701), matched set of eight Washington D.C. FDCs bearing plate blocks of 4, all on Airmail-bordered envelopes with "Special Delivery" handstamps, Very Fine.
Scott $5,760.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 732

1932, 3¢ William Penn (Scott 724), tied on a Beazell photo-cacheted First Day Cover by a New Castle, Del. machine cancel.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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