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Special Delivery, Registry, Postage Due, Offices in China




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Lot 3242

Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue (Scott E1), straight-edged single, used with a 2¢ green (213), both tied by light Chicago c.d.s.s, Jan 18, 1888, on a locally addressed cover; top flap missing, small edge tear at top, F.-V.F. Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3243

Special Delivery, 1893, 10¢ orange (Scott E3), straight-edged single, tied by a bold New York "32" duplex handstamp, Aug 1, 1893, on a 2¢ green entire to Meriden, Ct.; reduced slightly at the left; top flap missing, small edge tear at top, F.-V.F. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 3244

Special Delivery, 1914, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E9), straight-edged single, tied by one of two bold Canton, O. duplex handstamps, Jun 26, 1916, on a 2¢ entire to to Danville, Ill. reduced slightly at the right, F.-V.F. Scott $65 .
Suggested Bid $30
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Lot 3245

Special Delivery, 1917, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott E11), tied, along with a 3¢ Washington, by partial Des Moines, Ia. c.d.s.s, Nov 8, 1918, on a cover to Camp Moffett, Great Lakes, Ill.; backstamped with a blue Nov 9 "U.S. Receiving Ship, Great Lakes, Illinois" duplex handstamp; includes original letter, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Lot 3246
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Registry, 1911, 10¢ ultramarine (Scott F1), used with a 2¢ Washington, a 1¢ Panama-Pacific & a 3¢ Parcel Post, all tied by Indianapolis, Ind. double ovals on a large cover front sent Registered, Return Receipt Demanded, to Morristown, N.J., Parcel Post stamp with some perf damage, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3247

Postage Due, 1884, 3¢ red brown (Scott J17), an average single tied by a quartered cork cancel with a matching "DUE/3" in circle all-over a small corner franked with a 3¢ green (207) tied by a grid cancel with a Feb 27 Skaneateles, N.Y. c.d.s. alongside; to Spencer, N.Y. and backstamped there the same day; reduced just a tad at the right damaging a few perfs, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott $350 off-cover .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 3248

Offices in China, 1922 (July 12), Registered linen cover sent from Shanghai to Java, Dutch East Indies, an eye-catching franking, consisting of a bottom right corner block of eight #K1, a bottom margin block of six #K2, plus a single #K10, all tied by multiple double-oval "U.S. Postal Agency/Shanghai, China" Registry postmarks; violet Registered handstamp at left, while on reverse we find two violet double-ring US Postal Agency daters of July 12, 1922, a "Registered/15 JY/22/P.O. Hong-Kong" transit in black, and a Buitenzorg 28.7.22 comb receiver in a blue black; vertical file fold at left inconsequential; position 6 of #K1 with four gouged spots at bottom, Very Fine, an exhibition-quality cover, with uncommon larger multiples and an out of the ordinary destination.
Suggested Bid $2,000
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Lot 3249

Offices in China, 1922 (July 8), Small envelope sent from Shanghai to Java, Netherlands East Indies, small ladies envelope franked by singles of #K2 and K3, tied by U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai duplex; addressed to Buitenzorg, Java, with boxed "SA" handstamp at lower left and Hong Kong 11 JUL 22 transit on reverse, Very Fine, an uncommon destination.
Suggested Bid $300
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