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The MLG Collection


1909 Lincoln Issue
 
 
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Lot 41

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), Pre First Day, February 10, Boston, MA, 2¢ tied by Pre-First Day, February 10, 1909 Boston machine cancel on a on a cover to Washington D.C.; name of addressee eradicated, top flap missing, otherwise Very Fine. One of only seven recorded February 10 usages.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$450
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Lot 42

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), Pre First Day, February 10, Washington, D.C., 2¢ tied by Pre-First Day, February 10, 1909 Washington C.H., Ohio machine cancel on a on a cover to Belle Center, O.; backstamped Belle Center the next day; stamp with a straight edge, cover reduce at right, otherwise Very Fine. One of the seven recorded February 10 usages.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$450
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Lot 43

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Reedley, CA, 2¢ tied by February 12, 1909 Reedley, Cal. duplex cancel on a beautiful embossed multicolor Lincoln's Birthday Series No. 1 picture postcard, "The Martyred President" to Berkeley, Cal.; message reads, "I send a Lincoln card and stamp", Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 44

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Rockford, IL, Returned to Sender Auxiliary Marking, horizontal pair, tied by February 12, 1909 Rockford, Ill. machine cancel on a cover to Freeport, Ill.; backstamped Freeport the same day; large violet Freeport "Returned to Sender" pointing hand dated Feb 22(?); slightly soiled with a small damp stain at left, Very Fine. Unusual in that it bears First Day cancels from two different towns.
Scott $500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$225
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Lot 45

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Clay City, IN, 2¢ tied by February 12, 1909 Clay City, Ind. duplex cancel on a beautiful, locally addressed, embossed multicolor Lincoln's Birthday Series No. 1 picture postcard, "The Rail Splitter", Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 46

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Malden, MA, 2¢ tied by a neat February 12, 1909 Malden, Mass. flag cancel on small neat cover to Lawrence, Mass.; backstamped Lawrence the next day, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 47

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Taunton, MA, 2¢ tied by a neat February 12, 1909 Taunton, Mass. flag cancel on small neat cover to "Lincoln Editor, Boston Sunday Post, Boston, Mass.", Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 48

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Philadelphia, PA, 2¢ tied by February 12, 1909 Philadelphia machine cancel on a lovely embossed multicolor Birthplace of Lincoln picture postcard, "Lincoln in Youth" to East Stroudsburg, Pa.; tiny tear at right, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 49

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Auditor's envelope, 2¢ tied by a strong February 12, 1909 San Juan, Porto Rico. c.d.s. on a locally addressed cover to "Lincoln Editor, Boston Sunday Post, Boston, Mass.", Very Fine. One of just three recorded examples from the Territory of Puerto Rico.
Scott $500+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 50

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), First Day, Special Delivery Usage, Ashton, RI, block of six with sheet margin and part-imprint tied by February 12, 1909, Ashton, R.I. duplexes, the extra 10¢ paying the Special Delivery fee, on a Special Delivery cover to Providence, R.I., backstamped Providence the same day, Very Fine.
Scott $500+.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

A UNIQUELY FRANKED SPECIAL DELIVERY FIRST DAY USAGE+.
Current Bid$650
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Lot 51

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, imperf (Scott 368), First Day, Canton, OH, 2¢ large balanced margins, tied by a neat February 12, 1909 Canton, Ohio flag cancel on a pretty, canary yellow cover to St. Agnes, Ontario, Canada; small rust spot at the bottom and mounting remnants on the back, otherwise Very Fine. See below.
Scott $12,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

There are reportedly four recorded covers with this February 12 Canton flag cancel, all mailed by the same sender. It is likely that the this cancelling device was not delivered to Canton until later in 1909, thus resulting in these items being back-dated.

Current Bid$1,200
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