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The MLG Collection

1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Issue

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Lot 102

1920, 1¢ & 5¢ Pilgrim (Scott 548, 550), First Day, Washington, D.C., tied by December 21, 1920 Washington D.C. duplex cancels on a cover that has had the names and addresses of both the sender and the recipient eradicated; tear at top not affecting stamps, slightly reduced at left, Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 103

1920, Pilgrim Tercentenary issue complete (Scott 548-550), First Day, Washington, D.C. Cacheted cover, Special Delivery Usage, including three 1¢ & two 2¢, tied by light magenta "Washington D.C., Dec 21, P.M." c.d.s.s on a cover sent Special Delivery to a local address, a black Dec 21 Washington D.C. c.d.s. is struck at the lower right, still without a year date; the year appears in the Dec 21 Washington D.C. Special Delivery duplex cancel on the back; the cover is a pre-printed return envelope for Harry B. Mason's "The Stamp Shoppe"; the 1¢ & 5¢ stamps all have straight edges, Fine to Very Fine. The total of 12¢ postage pays the 2¢ letter rate plus the 10¢ Special Delivery fee.
Scott $3,000+.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
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Lot 104

1920, Pilgrim Tercentenary issue complete (Scott 548-550), First Day, Philadelphia, PA, Cacheted cover, 5¢ tied by a very light December 21, 1920 Philadelphia, Pa. c.d.s. on a cover to Germantown Station Philadelphia, with the other two values tied by a Dec 22 "Phila. Pa. Rec'd./ Germantown Sta." c.d.s.; Philip H. Ward Electric Club of Philadelphia corner card, Very Fine, about 20 believed to exist.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,600.
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