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1923 Issue including Specialized $1




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Lot 3211
1923, $1 violet brown, Official Post Office Announcement (Scott 571), "New 3-cent and $1 Postage Stamps, Series of 1922-23." dated Feb, 6, 1923, six days prior to the date of issue, Feb 12 (the 3¢ featuring Abraham Lincoln and being being issued of his birsthday), 3" x 6½"., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3212

1923, $1 violet brown on a "Last Day Cover" (Scott 571), neatly tied by a mute double oval Registered cover with a printed "Good Bye - Old Friend" illustrated cachet, postmarked Syracuse, N.Y., Aug 28, 1938, on the reverse — the $1 Presidential was released the next day; locally addressed to King's Stamp Club; natural envelope toning at top, otherwise Very Fine. An unusual franking, .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3213

1923, $1 violet brown on a Registered cover (Scott 571), tied by mute double circles on a 3¢ entire from Stroudsburg, Pa. to Metuchen, N.J., Oct 7-8, 1935; roughly opened at upper left with part of top flap missing, Fine. $1 was the registry fee for indemnification of $900.01-$1,000, .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3214

1923, $1 violet brown on a Registered cover (Scott 571), used with a 2¢ Washington (634), target canceled on a cover from Bayou La Batre, Ala. to Cleveland, O., Mar 20-22, 1930, F.-V.F. $1 was the registry fee for indemnification of $900.01-$1,000, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3215

1923, $1 violet brown on a Registered cover (Scott 571), used with a 2¢ Washington & 3¢ Lincoln (583, 555), tied by Marion, Kans. double ovals on a small Registered cover from Marion to Newton, Kans., Aug 7, 1926, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3216

1923, $1 violet brown on a Bank Tag (Scott 571), three singles used with an additional $1.14 postage, all tied by mute double ovals and by partial Portland, Ore. "Registered" c.d.s.s, Apr 22, 193(1?), on a Tag from the Portland Branch of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank to the U.S. Mint in San Francisco; all stamps with "FRB/P" perfin; some perf toning and typical creasing, Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3217

1923, $1 violet brown on a Bank Tag (Scott 571), two pairs, one on each side, along with an additional $2.18 postage, including a block of 4 of 50¢ Prexies, canceled by mute ovals on a linen Bank Tag from Bishop National Bank of Hawaii at Honolulu to the Lanai City branch of the same bank; no dated postmark, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 3218

1923, $1 violet brown on a Bank Tag (Scott 571), two blocks of 15 filling both sides of an unaddressed blank linen Bank Tag canceled with mute double ovals, all bearing New York's Chase National Bank's "CNB" perfin; probably paying additional postage when used in conjunction with another tag., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3219

1923, $1 violet brown on a Bank Tag (Scott 571), strip of 5 and two singles, along with a 15¢ gray & a 50¢ lilac (566. 570) tied by target cancels on a linen Registered Tag from First National Bank & Trust, Pontiac, Mich. to the Detroit Federal Reserve Bank, Jun 23, 1931, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 3220

1923, $1 violet brown on two Bank Tags (Scott 571), a coordinated shipment of two bags requiring two linen tags from the New York Federal Reserve Bank to Mohawk National Bank, Schenectady, N.Y. on Apr 20, 1933; each tag with a single $1, one with an additional 3¢, the other with additional 41¢, both with Apr 21 Schenectady receivers; tags bear the imperforate, "By direction of the Post Office Department these insured articles are to be handled and accorded the same treatment as Registered Mail"; all stamps with the N.Y. Federal Reserve Bank's "2B" perfin, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3221

1923, $1 violet brown on a Merchandise Tag (Scott 571), block of 4, along with an additional 58¢ postage, tied by Chicago "29" duplex handstamps, Jul 21, 1926, on a Montgomery Ward Merchandise Tag from Chicago to Montgomery Ward in Baltimore, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 3222

1923, $1 violet brown on a Parcel Tag (Scott 571), two singles, used with an additional 38¢ postage, tied by Guadalupe, Calif. roller cancels on a tag from the Waller-Franklin Seed Co. in Guadalupe to Brétigny-sur-Orge, France; typical minor creasing, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3223

1923, $1 violet brown on an Airmail cover to China (Scott 571), used with two 20¢ carmine (567) tied by a San Francisco duplex, Aug 25, 1937, on a cover to Sai Kwan, Canton with several backstamps, F.-V.F. $1.40 was double the 70¢ per half ounce F.A.M. rate from San Francisco to Hong Kong, .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3224

1923, $1 violet brown on an Airmail cover to Brazil (Scott 571), neatly tied by a San Francisco machine cancel, Jun 4, 1933, on a blue cover to Rio de Janeiro and backstamped there on Jun 28, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 3225

1923, $1 violet brown on an Airmail cover to Australia (Scott 571), horizontal pair plus a 10¢ Lindbergh (C10) tied by St. Louis duplex handstamps, Apr 30, 1941, on a legal size Airmail envelope to Sydney, Australia, Fine. triple the 70¢ per half-ounce F.A.M. rate, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3226

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1928 Ile de France Catapult cover, New York to Havre (Scott 571), a single plus a 5¢ blue (557) tied by Aug 11 New York "P" duplexes on a cover to Paris with appropriate purple handstamped cachet and backstamps, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 3227

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1928 Graf Zeppelin America Flight cover, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen (Scott 571), used with a 5¢ blue (557) and A.C. Roessler's unauthorized 1¢ "GRAF ZEPPELIN" overprint, tied by Oct 28 Lakehurst duplexes on a Roessler Zeppelin cacheted cover to Friedrichshafen; purple U.S. flight cachet is very faint, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 3228

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight cover, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen (Scott 571), used with 15¢ Statue of Liberty, 5¢ Beacon Airmail & 10¢ Special Delivery (566, C11, E15) tied by Aug 30 New York duplex handstamps on a cover to Fuerth, Bavaria; no U.S. flight cachet, but proper Friedrichshafen backstamp, F.-V.F. The cover had to be sent by Special Delivery in order to make the Zeppelin's Sep 1 takeoff, no doubt resulting in the cover not receiving the flight cachet., .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3229

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight cover, Lakehurst to Tokyo (Scott 571), used with 25¢ & 50¢ Regulars and 10¢ & 20¢ Airs (568, 570, C9, C10), paying the proper $2.05 rate, on a neat cover canceled New York, Aug 6, 1929, with U.S. flight cachet and Aug 19 Tokyo receiver on the front, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3230

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1928 Graf Zeppelin America Flight cover, Too Late (Scott 571), used with a 5¢ Beacon Airmail (C11) postmarked New York, Oct 28, on an Airmail envelope to Berlin; since the Zeppelin was to depart Lakehurst the next morning, the cover was handstamped with purple "TOO LATE/ Varick St. Sta., N.Y." and sent to Berlin by surface mail (no backstamp), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3231

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight cover, Lakehurst to Lakehurst (Scott 571), used with a $2 blue (572) and an additional 45¢ postage and a 10¢ Postage Due (J65) on a legal (precanceled Chicago) on a legal size 5¢ Airmail entire (UC1) canceled Lakehurst, Aug 7, 1929; marked manuscript "Due 10¢" and handstamped with a "T" repeated three times; with U.S. flight cachet and Lakehurst backstamp, F.-V.F. The $3.52 rate was underpaid by 2¢., .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3232

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight cover, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen (Scott 571), used with a 5¢ Beacon Airmail (C11) tied by Aug 5 Newark, N.J. duplex handstamps on an illustrated advertising cover for the Newark Velodrome Cycle Racing Association; with U.S. flight cachet and Friedrichshafen backstamp; 5¢ stamp extends slightly above top edge which has been extended slightly for protection., F.-V.F. A rarely seen advertising cover carried on a Zeppelin Flight, .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3233

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1928 Graf Zeppelin America Flight cover, Lakehurst to Copenhagen via Friedrichshafen (Scott 571), used with a 5¢ Beacon Airmail (C11) plus an additional 15¢ for Registration, tied by mute ovals on a clean cover from Washington D.C. to Copenhagen, Oct 20, 1928; with U.S. flight cachet and Washington, New York, Friedrichshafen and Copenhagen backstamps, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3234

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight cover, Lakehurst to Seville (Scott 571), slightly damaged single plus a block of 5¢ Ericsson and a 10¢ Lindbergh (628, C10) tied by a Lakehurst machine cancel and three "LAKEHURST" straightline cancels on cover with U.S. flight cachet (struck partly off edge of cover) and Seville backstamp, Very Fine. An unusual franking, .
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 3235

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight cover, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen (Scott 571), a single plus a 5¢ blue (557) tied by Aug 7 New York machine cancel on a Roessler Zeppelin cacheted cover to Stettin, Germany with U.S. flight cachet and Friedrichshafen backstamp, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 3236

1923, $1 violet brown on a 1929 Graf Zeppelin Round-the-World Flight, Lakehurst to London via Friedrichshafen (Scott 571), used with a 5¢ blue (557) tied by Aug 6 New York duplex handstamps on a neat blue-green cover to London; with U.S. flight cachet and Friedrichshafen backstamp, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3237

1923, $1 violet brown - Balance of a Specialized Collection (Scott 571), more than 200 used stamps, including blocks of 24 & 30, precancels and perfins, plus about 15 covers—Registered, Foreign mail, Zeppelins, etc., and a few with Canal Zone overprints including mint #81 & 95 (2); an interesting lot.
Suggested Bid $500
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Lot 3238

1923, $2 deep blue on a Merchandise Tag (Scott 572), a single plus two $1 & a 2¢ (571, 554), tied by Chicago "27" duplex handstamps, Feb 1, 1926, on a Montgomery Ward Merchandise Tag from Chicago to Montgomery Ward in Baltimore, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3239

1923, $5 carmine & blue on a Bank Tag (Scott 573), used with a $1 violet brown & 5¢ blue (571, 557), tied by mute double ovals on a Registered Tag from Citizens National Trust & Savings Bank, Los Angeles, to the Boulder City Company, Boulder City, Nev., Dec 20, 1933; vertical crease not affecting stamps, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 3240

1933, 1¢ & 3¢ Century of Progress First Day Cover + Last Day of Fair Post Office cover (Scott 728-729), the first signed by Century of Progress Station Superintendent, James J. Hurley; the second, cand Oct 28, 1933, signed by Hurley and 15 other Station workers, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3241

1933, 1¢ & 3¢ Century of Progress First Day Cover (Scott 728-729), franked with six 1¢ and four 3¢ tied by purple undated "Century of Progress/ Chicago/ Worlds Fair" ovals on a Registered cover World's Fair advertising cover with an Birren all-over multicolor cachet on the reverse (Planty 728-729 62) along with Chicago Ridge First day cancels, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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