Sale 5095



 
Lot 7007

German Letter Postal Scale, 7" wide, 9" high; decorated in the shape of a mythological creature (women's head and breast, lion's body curving up to tail); a specialty addition to the sacred design (see steinscales.com, #361 and #143); curved porcelain face; double calibrated in ounces (U.S. oz 0-9; around 1910, rare and limited edition).
Suggested Bid $900
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Lot 7068

Star Route Badge, U.S.P.O star route badge; rural delivery; very scarce; "Star Route Carrier" with easgle, star.
Suggested Bid $650
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Lot 7085

Stamp Dispenser, 4 - 1 cent stamps for a nickel (green lettering); glass and silver framwork with 1 crank handle; made by Schermack Corp, model 310 - 1926; mounted on 4 rubber cushions; V.F. condition; no key.
Suggested Bid $750
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Lot 7105

Nippon Handpainted Desk Set, pre-1920, two ink wells, tray; multicolored floral motifs.
Suggested Bid $350
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Lot 7108

Hand-Crafted Wooden Boat, with two stamp boxes and an inkwell fitted into the deck; gunwales for two "oars" (nib pens), one pen present.
Suggested Bid $1,000
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Lot 7287



1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), o.g., previously hinged, in lively color on clean paper; perforations solid and intact, Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded F70.
SMQ F 70; $500. Scott $1,050 .
Suggested Bid $500
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Lot 7289

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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), regummed, a pretty face, with warm color on clean paper; small corner crease at top right, V.G.-Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded VG-F 60.
SMQ VG-F 60; $275 for "50". Scott $1,000 .
Suggested Bid $300
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Lot 7351



1909, 2¢ Lincoln (Scott 367), right margin plate block of 6, with full BEP imprint and plate "4984", o.g., never hinged, an exceptional plate with intense color, solid perforations and pristine paper, along with centering above-average for this issue, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Scott $275 .
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 7619



France, 1870 (Dec 15), Ballon Monté, Ville de Paris (Scott BM42a), folded letter to Bordeaux franked with 20c Siege of Paris tied by "3" in star with "Paris/ Pl de la Madeleine" c.d.s., Dec 11; backstamped Paris Jul 26 and Bordeaux Jul 27; from a mail bag thrown overboard into enemy territory in order to lighten the load and recovered after the end of the war, Very Fine.
Maury 42 var.; €1,600 ($1,790). Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $1,000
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Lot 7626



France, Airmail, 1936, 50fr "Banknote" (Scott C15), used with an additional 6.25fr on an airmail cover from Paris to Santiago, Chile, 16 Dec 1938; backstamped Santiago, 22 Dec, Very Fine.
Maury PA 15. Scott $525 .
Suggested Bid $500
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Lot 7630

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Luxembourg, 1923, Birth of Princess Elizabeth souvenir sheet, large die proof of an engraved forgery (Scott 151), unused without gum, Very Fine.
Michel Block 1 II.
Suggested Bid $750
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Lot 7634

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Spain, 1852, Isabella II, 12cu lilac (Scott 13), an exceptional used block of 4, four neat grid cancels, ample to large margins, well balanced margins, Very Fine, signed Roig and one other.
Edifil 13; €925 ($1,040). Scott $900 .
Suggested Bid $700
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