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Stamps and Postal History

Regular Issues, Airmail, Parcel Post

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Lot 12122

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), margins all around (including an interesting snippet of the next stamp at top right), tied by New York red grid cancel on a somewhat worn 1850 folded letter (with business contents) to Albany, Fine. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $150
Current Bid $130
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Lot 12123

1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 287), horizontal pair, plus 1895 2¢ Type III Washington (#267), each cancelled by small target; "Registered/OCT 20 1898/Newton Station, Newton Center, Mass." handstamp in violet below, with matching Clinton, Iowa receiver on reverse; 4-centers oxidized to brown (rather handsome, actually), a Very Fine cover. Scott $86 .
Suggested Bid $50
Current Bid $40
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Lot 12124

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 288), wonderfully centered example on "Executive Mansion./Official." corner card envelope to Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, Ireland; the stamp tied by Washington, DC bars cancel dated Oct. 1, 98, with OC 13 Belfast and Ballymoney receivers on reverse; original typed letter, on Executive Mansion/Washington letterhead accompanies; stamp with a few perforation tips toned, cover with travel wear, but a pretty addition to any Trans-Mississippi collection, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
Current Bid $45
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Lot 12125

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin, Flown First Day Cover (Scott C18), cancelled by New York wavy-line postmark dated Oct 2, 1933 with red double-triangle flight cachet, purple "Graf Zeppelin Flight/to/Century of Progress/Exposition/Dispatched from Friedrichshafen" cachet (Sieger #241A) at lower left; endorsed from Friedrichshafen to Rio, addressed to Chicago, and with Rio "Districto Federal" Oct 18 postmark on reverse; light corner bumps, F.-V.F., 3500 First Day Covers prepared. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $100
Current Bid $100
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Lot 12126

Parcel Post, 1913, 2¢ City Carrier (Scott Q2), Genuine usage Washington, DC intracity cover 12/26/1914. Stamp is F-VF bottom margin example., Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded F 70. Scott $6 .
Suggested Bid $10
Current Bid $5
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