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Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 12460

Test Stamp, 1920's-50's, B.E.P. blank design, gum breaker ridges 5mm to 6.5mm apart (Scott TD84A), two complete sheets of 100, unusual complete test sheets; usual staple holes on each sheet and some damage to large selvage, most of the stamps are sound, perf disc indents on several stamps, diagonal crease across ten stamps, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F. Scott $2,500 as blocks of four .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $100.
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Lot 12461

Fantasy Postage Stamps, three, hand drawn, one is "Esquimeaux Postage" with eskimo on polar bear delivering mail, second signed by "Pepper" shows Bunker Hill monument with "Inland Postage Boston Island Five Beans", and the third is signed G.W. Pepper shows two Chinamen on an island with "Washee Postage", well done and unique, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 12462

1930, American Bank Note Company Specimen sample booklet, complete booklet with all 7 samples, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Suggested Bid $400
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Realized $200.
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Lot 12463

1930, Security Banknote Company specimen, denominated "20" with image of airplane over a river, o.g., barest trace of hinge, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $24.
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Lot 12464

[Yellowstone National park] 9 labels promoting the Park, ~1930 4 poster stamps and 5 baggage labels, all in color, scarce group, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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