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20th Century Issues
Lot Photo Description
Lot 2378

1903, 2¢ carmine, type I (319), two 1905 Lewis & Clark Expo. covers, first is all-over green illus. showing explorers and wilderness, with original letter with Govt. Bldg. illus. from visitor on Portland Day, other is multicolor Centennial image of Liberty leading explorers on hotel cover, each 1905 World's Fair m.c., latter cover small tear, Fine, other Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 2379

1912, $1 violet brown (423), vertical strip of three, used with 30¢ orange red & 50¢ violet (420 & 421 or 422) on large part of registered package front postmarked violet "Washington D.C. Registered Jul 15, 1915" c.d.s., making this the Earliest Documented Use of the $1 Franklin; to the Federal Reserve Agent in San Francisco from the Comptroller of the Currency, stamps tied by Washington dateless ovals and traces of orange red crayon, handstamped "In care U.S. Subtreasury" at lower left, light; Fine. A rare legitimate commercial usage of these high values. Scott value for #423 on cover is $7,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Expertization: 2009 A.P.S. Certificate.
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Lot 2380

1916 Post Office Announcement of the 5¢ carmine error (467), 3½" x 5½" flyer entitled "Misprinted Two-Cent Stamp" tells postmasters to withdraw any that are found and return them and to redeem any "Misprinted 2-cent stamps presented at post offices by the public…at 2 cents"., Very Fine and quite rare.
Estimate $100 - 150
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Lot 2381

1917, 5¢ rose error (505), tied by Aug 18, 1917 Altoona Pa. duplex cancel on legal size cover front for The Tribune featuring a red, white & blue Uncle Sam patriotic corner card; tear at right not affecting stamp, Fine. Very attractive and quite scarce.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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Lot 2382

1926 White Plains souvenir sheet (630), entire sheet on Edward Worden registered first day cover, small corner selvedge at upper left removed otherwise immaculate, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2383

Wiley Post, signature on prepared Round the World Flight cover for the Winnie Mae in June 1931, additionally signed by navigator Harold Gatty, usual flight cachets and markings incl. Berlin c.d.s. also tying 2c Washington, Very Fine. The public's response to this successful flight rivaled that of Lindbergh in '27.
Estimate $300 - 400
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