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1870-1898 Issues
 
 
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Lot 2368

1870, 6¢ carmine (148), single tied by neatly struck geometric vaguely reminiscent of bases and a bat, on 1872 cover to London, Chicago Ill. c.d.s. with red "Chicago Ill. Am. Pkt. Paid All Apr. 16" on reverse, red London Paid c.d.s., fresh & Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2369

1870, 24¢ purple (153), nicely centered with large margins, tied by target cancel duplexed with Minneapolis, Minn. c.d.s. on 1873 cover to Sweden, red Chicago exchange office c.d.s. and boxed Hamburg entry marking, red handstamped "1½" and blue crayon "2" rate markings, backstamped Sweden; reduced slightly at right with minor opening tears, stamp with few short perfs; Fine and attractive.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 2370

1873, 3¢ green (158), cork cancel, on illustrated Exhibition Building cover with neat strike of "Centennial Philada. Pa. Jul. 12" c.d.s., original enclosure with matching letterhead, written by visitor to the Centennial exhibition, and trade card of participating hardware dealer, Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Expertization: 2005 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2371

1883, 2¢ red brown (210), well-centered, natural straight edge at R., tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 1 '83" duplex on ad cover for Forney's "Progress," a social & literary periodical, Very Fine First Day Cover.
Scott $2,000

Expertization: 2009 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2372

1890, 2¢ carmine (220), tied by 1892 New York m.c. on Seabury & Johnson all-over multicolor ad cover to Boston with vignette of laboratories in address panel, an early and rare example of these famous over-the-top designs of the Gilded Age. Extremely Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Expertization: 2009 PF Certificate.

Provenance: Biddle.
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Lot 2373

1895, 2¢ carmine, type III (267), cork canceled and tied by boxed "T.P.O." on cover from Foochow China to the U.S., postmarked Foochow, 14 Mar (1901), backstamped Shanghai (date not struck up), Anglo-Chinese College, Foochow corner card, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2374

1898, 1¢ deep green (279), tied by Philada. oval on all-over multicolor cover for the National Export Exposition of 1899, addressed to Hanover, Germany, manuscript "Printed Matter Only" above address, flap unsealed, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2375

1898, 2¢ red, type IV (279B), tied by "Omaha Nebr. Jun. 22 '99" machine cancel on hotel cover with illustration for "Greater America Exposition Omaha-1899" in red, Very Fine. The second year of the Trans-Miss. Exposition went by this new title and examples are very scarce.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2376

1898 Trans-Mississippi Balance, four covers and a large piece of a parcel wrapper, the last with a 50¢ used with a 10¢ Columbian from New York to Germany; also 1¢ pair on Newark N.J. photographer's drop usage, 4¢ on Portland Me dble rate, 5¢ Hoboken to Dresden, generally Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2377

1901 Pan-American complete (294-299), complete set in singles, each tied by bold "Liebenthal Kans. Aug. 1, 1901" c.d.s. on registered cover to Ost, Kans., backstamped, fresh & Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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