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Sale 5135

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Stamps and Postal History
including Material from the Langs Stock


20th Century Issues including FDCs and Hand-Painted Cachets




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Lot 5160

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 3 (missing only the third pin of nine), tied by a neat Brooklyn, N.Y. machine cancel, May 24, 1910, on a Smith Gray & Co. corner card cover to New York City, Very Fine. The latest of only three covers recorded - the other two both May 16, 1910, .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5161

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 3-7, tied by a neat Chicago "Station U" machine cancel, Aug 5, 1910, on a Burlington Watch Co. corner card cover to Downieville, Cal., Very Fine. One of just 19 covers using this pattern recorded in McCoy's 2013 census — most were used by Chicago's Babson Brothers., .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5162

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 2-5-7-8-9 with holes 7-8-9 blind punched, tied by a neat Grand Central Station N.Y. machine cancel, Jul 27, 1910, on a Iron Age Magazine corner card cover to Boston, Very Fine. One of only seven covers using this pattern recorded in McCoy's 2013 census., .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 5163

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 5-6-8-9 (Schermack perforations not visible on either side), tied by a neat New York Sta. D machine cancel, Sep 20, 1910, on a John Wanamaker corner card window envelope, F.-V.F. One of 27 covers using this pattern recorded in McCoy's 2013 census, .
Suggested Bid $275
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Lot 5164

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 3-4-6-7-8 uncanceled on an illustrated Babson Brothers pre-printed return envelope featuring a Thomas Edison logo. The stamp was apparently applied and enclosed in a promotional mailing that was never returned; bit of minor foxing, otherwise Very Fine. One of only 18 covers using this pattern recorded in McCoy's 2013 census—said to be one only two with a 2¢ 1908, .
Suggested Bid $275
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Lot 5165

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 1-3, tied by a Grand Central Station, N.Y. machine cancel, Apr 20, 1910, on a Cosmopolitan Magazine corner card cover to Racine, Wis., Fine. One of just 14 covers using this pattern recorded in McCoy's 2013 census., .
Suggested Bid $225
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Lot 5166

1908, 2¢ carmine, Schermack type III perfs (Scott 344), with 9-hole control perfin 9 (missing only the ninth pin of nine), tied by a neat Chicago machine cancel, Oct 26, 1910, on a Fidelity-Phenix Fire Insurance Co. corner card cover to Des Arc, Mo.; Schermack perfs barely visible on both sides, Very Fine. One of just 21 covers using this pattern recorded in McCoy's 2013 census., .
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 5167

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton (Scott 372), tied by a Lancaster Pa. First Day machine cancel, Sep 25, 1909, on Fulton Souvenir postcard - the right half of what was originally a bi-fold card - with an additional blue "First Day Cover" handstamp, F.-V.F. Scott $1,500 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $160.
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Lot 5168

1912, 1¢ green, imperf (Scott 408), two covers, each with pair 1¢ the first tied by 1916 IA duplex addressed to Marion KY, the second tied by 1916 Il duplex addressed to Marion KY with sunning and spindle hole, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $5
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Lot 5169

1923, 12¢ brown violet (Scott 564), tied to large legal size cover with Caldwell, N.J. Mar. 20, 1923 duplex cancel, F.-V.F. Scott $230 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5170

1923, 20¢ carmine rose (Scott 567), tied by a Washington D.C. First Day machine cancel, May 1, 1923, on a cover with a stenciled address to Edward Worden in Millburn, N.J., Very Fine. Scott $600 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $200.
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Lot 5171

1922, 25¢ yellow green (Scott 568), neat Edward Worden Washington D.C. First Day Cover, Very Fine. Scott $650 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $250.
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Lot 5172

1923, $1 violet brown on a Bank Tag (Scott 571), horizontal pair, along with an additional 83¢ postage, canceled by small targets on a linen Bank Tag from First National Bank, Pontiac, Mich. to the Detroit Federal Reserve Bank, May 5, 1933, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 5173

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 $36
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Lot 5174

1923, $1 violet brown on a Bank Tag (Scott 571), strip of 3, along with 34¢ additional postage, canceled by mute ovals on a linen Bank Tag from First National Bank & Trust Co., Lexington, Ky. to the Knott Coal Co., Anco, Ky., Aug 24, 1933; the additional 34¢ postage was added after the initial Lexington c.d.s. had been applied, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 5175

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 $36
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Lot 5176

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 $28
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Realized $16.
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Lot 5177

1925, Norse-American complete (Scott 620-621), tied to cover with Washington D.C. May 18, 1925 postmark, typed address, F.-V.F. Scott $50 .
Suggested Bid $19
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Realized $10.
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Lot 5178

1938, 1¢ Presidential, with two line Green Farms, Ct. precancel, on legal sized mourning cover addressed to Concord NH, F.-V.F.
Scott 804.
Suggested Bid $5
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Lot 5179

ca. 1953, 3¢ 10¢ & 50¢ Prexies paying postage and insurance (Scott 807, 815, 831), a single each tied to the back of a cut-down #UX27 by a Flora, Indiana roller cancel; above the stamps pen-inscribed "stamp here / insurance here" with "20#" notation in pencil; accompanying certificate states "likely reply card or postage due payment", the consignor clarifying that the card came off the metal mailing box used by the family to ship clothes and other items domestically; postal card unaddressed and uncancelled; card and stamps toned, 50¢ with missing corner, F.-V.F., an interesting—and unusual—Prexie rate usage, with 2020 A.P.S. certificate.
Suggested Bid $160
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Lot 5180

1938, 17¢ Presidential (Scott 822), on #10 envelope sent Georges Mills, NH to Concord, NH; Johnson is accompanied by 3¢ Jefferson (#807) plus lower left plate number margin strip of three 10¢ Tylers (#815), all tied by mute four-ring bulls-eye cancels; front additionally bears black straightline and violet boxed "Registered", plus black straightline "Return Receipt" and violet two-line "Return Receipt Requested/Fee Paid" handstamps; reverse bears two Georges Mills Registered daters and a Concord receiver, all of Jan. 3, 1952; light corner fold lower right, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $32.
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Lot 5181

1942, 5¢ Chinese Resistance (Scott 906), plate block of 4 on an Airmail cover from New York to Honolulu, Nov 11, 1942.
Suggested Bid $28
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Realized $16.
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Lot 5182

1945, 3¢ Texas Statehood (Scott 938), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 938-2a), unaddressed; faint toning in the lower right corner, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $180.
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Lot 5183

1971, 6¢ Wool (Scott 1423), first day cover with first Bazaar cachet, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $5
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Lot 5184

1972, 8¢ Tom Sawyer (Scott 1470), seven different cachets, first Coulson cachets, unaddressed, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $5
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Lot 5185

1977, 13¢ Lindbergh Flight (Scott 1710), first day cover with first Tudor House cachet, unaddressed, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $5
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Lot 5186

1977, 13¢ Lindbergh Flight (Scott 1710), four first day covers with two different first Spectrum cachets, unaddressed, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $5
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