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Lot 531

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (367), Fine, tied by Hanover, N.H. 2/11/09 and pre-dating first day by one day, backstamped with "Springfield Mass. 2/12/09, Train Late, Mail Delayed" duplex, Very Fine and rare cover.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 532

1909, 2¢ Lincoln (367), Fine, tied on FDC to Milwaukee, Wisc. by blue "C.M.&St.P.Ry.Co" boxed railroad handstamp, vertical central fold, light edge wear, still Very Fine and unusual usage.
Estimate 100 - 150

Provenance: Lipset, Unicover Collection.
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Lot 533

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton (372), F-VF, tied on first day Expo related picture post card (W.W. Griest), by Lancaster, Pa. 9/25/09 machine cancel, Very Fine card.
Scott $1,500

Provenance: see AFDCS Handbook of U.S. 1909 Commemoratives, Page 88.
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Lot 534

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton (372), Fine, small fault, tied on first day W.W. Griest double post card by Lancaster, Pa. 9/25/09 machine cancel, minor edge nicking, otherwise Very Fine card.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 535

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (397), Very Fine, natural straight-edge at bottom, tied on first day official multi-colored Exposition card showing "Yacht Harbor looking toward Esplanade" (no. 221) by San Francisco, Cal 1/1/13 Expo. Machine cancel, message "Jan 1" 1913 Expo. Grounds", Very Fine card a rare first day usage.
Scott $8,000
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Lot 536
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1922, 10¢ orange yellow, horizontal coil (497), coil pair tied on Siebold serviced Special Delivery first day cover to Washington D.C. by Washington D.C. 1/31/22 duplexes, Very Fine, a truly rare First Day Cover.
Scott $6,000
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Lot 537

1920, 2¢ carmine, Offset, type IV (526), Fine, tied on first day cover by Washington, D.C. 3/15/20 duplex, pencil address erased, Very Fine cover.
Scott $850
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Lot 538

1919, 3¢ Victory (537), near Very Fine, tied on irst day cover to Washington, D.C. by Washington D.C. 3/3/19 machine cancel, Very Fine cover.
Scott $850
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Lot 539

1925, ½¢, 1½¢, 1¢-5¢ (551, 576, 617-619), all tied on a Special Delivery First Day Cover by Washington, D.C. Apr 4/1925 duplexes, serviced by Ward, opened at top, Very Fine, scarce combo of all Five stamps issued on April 4, 1925.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 540

1925, 1½¢ issues (553, 582, 598), coil line pair (598), plate block of four (582) and single (553), all tied on FDC entire (U481) to Switzerland by Washington, DC 3/9/25 duplexes, a few minor cover flaws, still scarce and F-VF.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 541

1925, 1½¢ issues, First Day Cover (553, 582, 598), singles tied to 1½¢ entire (U481) by Washington, DC 3/9/25 duplexes, light rust stains at bottom, still attractive combination FDC of all issues.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 542

1923, 2¢ carmine (554), 10¢ orange (562), both tied to registered combination First Day Cover to Philadelphia by Washington, D.C. Jan 15, 1923 duplexes, cover opened at top and left, F-VF, scarce, unlisted in Scott.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 543

1923, 3¢ violet, Unofficial Cities First Day Covers (555), Three Different, all Nickles serviced, each tied to first day cover by 2/12/23 machine cancels, Alexandria, Va., Baltimore, Md., & Richmond, Va., each opened at left, Very Fine and quite scarce.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 544

1923, 3¢ violet, First Day Cover, Unofficial City (555), single 3¢ tied on "Nickles" serviced FDC by Philadelphia, Pa. 2/12/23 machine cancel, Very Fine and scarce cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 545

1923, 7¢ black, 8¢ olive green (559, 560), pair of former, both tied on philatelic agency registered combo First Day Cover by Washington, D.C. May 1, 1923 slogan cancel, fresh, Very Fine, scarce combination First Day cover, unlisted in Scott.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 546

1923, 20¢ carmine rose (567), Very Fine, tied on First Day Cover by 5/1/23 San Francisco, Calif. Slogan machine cancel, cover expertly re-backed, Very Fine appearing example of this rare FDC.
Scott $2,000
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Lot 547

1923, 20¢ carmine rose, First Day Cover (567), single tied on FDC to Washington, DC by Washington DC 5/1/23 machine cancel, Very Fine.
Scott $600
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Lot 548

1922, 25¢ yellow green, First Day Cover (568), Very Fine single, tied on "Special Delivery" FDC to New York, NY by Washington, DC 11/11/22 duplex, small cover tear upper right, otherwise Very Fine FDC.
Scott $650
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Lot 549

1923, 30¢ olive brown (569), tied on Special Delivery First Day Cover by Washington, D.C. 3/20/23 duplex, Chicago 3/21 duplex backstamp, F-VF cover.
Scott $800
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Lot 550

1923, $1 violet black (571), Very Fine, tied on Worden serviced cover to Milburn, N.J. by Springfield, Ill 2/12/23 duplex, cover with slight reduction at left, fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $7,500

Expertization: 1979 F.D.C.S certificate.
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Lot 551

1924, 2¢ carmine, rotary (583a), complete unexploded booklet. Very Fine, complete (including tab) booklet pane of six, tied on first day cover to Washington, D.C. by multiple Washington, D.C. 8/27/26 duplex cancels, back stamped Washington, D.C. Special Delivery 8/27/26 duplex, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500

Provenance: Fisher.
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Lot 552

1925, 4¢ and 6¢ perf. 10, 1¢ Lexington-Concord (585, 587, 617), singles, all tied on 1¢ entire (U352) by first day Washington, DC duplex and machine cancels, manuscript "Special Delivery" above handwritten address, additional purple "Returned, Baltimore Post Off.", straight line handstamps additionally tying adhesives, minor backflap tear, Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300

Provenance: "Pioneer".
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Lot 553

1926, 7¢-9¢ black (588-90), tied on Nickles serviced airmail Combination First Day Cover to San Francisco, Cal. by Washington, D.C. 5/29/26 duplexes, Very Fine cover, Scott listed but unpriced.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 554

1923, 1¢ green, horizontal coil, First Day Cover (597), coil pair, tied on "Hammelman" serviced FDC by Washington, DC 7/18/23 machine cancel, Very Fine cover.
Scott $600
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Lot 555
 
1923, 2¢ Harding, the 3 major perf types complete (610-612), accumulation of First Day covers, comprised of #610, approximately 20 from D.C., 60 from Marion Ohio, one from Brooklyn, and a Very Fine and choice example of the very first cacheted First Day Cover (by Geo Linn), several of the Marion covers are mourning envelopes; #611, 7 covers (3 blocks, 4 pairs), including Winsted Bridgeport R.P.O., and East Orange N.J.; #612 (7); also includes a few cacheted first and second memorial covers, a letter from Ward, a few rubber stamped cachets, etc., mostly F-VF.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 556

1924, Huguenot-Walloon complete (614-616), complete set tied on Unofficial First Day Cover to Mount Rainier, Md. by Mount Rainier, Md. 5/1/24 duplex cancels, Very Fine cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 557

1924, Huguenot-Walloon complete (614-616), complete set tied on Unofficial First Day Cover to Glendale, L.I., N.Y. by Brooklyn, N.Y. Ridgewood Sta. 5/1/24 duplexes, Very Fine cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 558

1925, Lexington-Concord complete (617-619), tied to First Day Cover to Fairbanks, Penn by April 4/1925 duplex and flag cancels, with multicolored label (first Charles Voight multicolor) also tied, light toning, otherwise F-VF.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 559

1925, Lexington-Concord complete, First Day Cover (617-619), additionally franked with ½¢ (551) horizontal pair (natural straight edge at left), all tied by various first day c.d.s.s including Washington, DC 4/4/25 machine cancel, additional duplex at lower left, cover with light soiling, still Very Fine cover. Unlisted combination in Scott.
Estimate 75 - 100
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Lot 560

1926, 13¢ green, First Day Cover (622), block of four tied on FDC to Milburn, NJ by North Bend, Ohio 1/11/26 duplex, serviced by "Worden", cover with purple registered handstamp (not sent registered), green "First Day Cover" handstamp, Very fine cover.
Scott $300
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Lot 561

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (630), tied by vertical boxed "Model Post Office Sesquicentennial International Exposition Philadelphia" to Worden First Day registered cover with "Registered and arrival backstamp, pre-usage creases, tiny corner fault upper right, still Very Fine and a rare unofficial city.
Scott $1,800 for official city
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Lot 562

1927, 1¢ green, rotary (632), 8¢ olive (640), both Very Fine and tied on Combination First Day Cover by Washington, D.C. 6/10/27 duplexes, handstamp addressed to Milton Mauck in Baltimore, Md., Very Fine.
Scott $350
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Lot 563

1927, 1½¢ yellow brown, rotary (633), 4¢ yellow brown (636), 9¢ rose, all tied on Combination First Day Cover by by Washington, D.C. 5/17/27 duplexes to Long Island and forwarded to Newport Ri., magenta "Pointing Hand" and additional routing, F-VF cover.
Scott $550
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Lot 564

1927, 5¢ dark blue (637), 7¢ black (639), both Fine and tied on Special Delivery Combination First Day Cover by Washington, D.C. 3/24/26 duplexes, blue crayon "Special Delivery" and appropriate magenta handstamps, light overall soiling, still Fine and attractive.
Scott $500
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Lot 565

1928, Hawaii complete (647-648), set tied by Honolulu 8/13/28 duplex, 1st "C.W. Best" printed cachet, addressed to C.W. Best, 5¢ light perf tip toning, otherwise Very Fine and scarce cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 566

1929, 2¢ Sullivan Expedition, First Day Cover (657), tied on FDC to Cincinnati, O., Geneseo, NY 6/17/29 machine cancel, 1st Beazell cachet "Battle of Geneseo NY June 1779"Very Fine FDC.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 567

1933m 1¢ & 3¢ A.P.S. Souvenir sheets (730-731), tied on a single registered First Day Cover by Chicago cancels, Aug 25, 1933 registered postmark on reverse. Very Fine for a large cover. Covers with both sheets on the same cover are quite scarce.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 568

1936, 3¢ TIPEX souvenir sheet, First Day Cover (778), tied by New York 5/9/36 machine cancel on FDC, 1st House of Farnham cachet, type addressed, Very Fine.
Estimate 75 - 100
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Lot 569

1939, 3¢ Baseball Centennial, First Day Cover (855), tied by first day Cooperstown 6/12/39 machine cancel to New York Cityl, scarce printed "Chankalian" cachet in blue light overall cover toning (typical, still Very Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 570

1960, 4¢ 50 Star Flag (1153), First Day Cover, Hand Painted "Dorothy Knapp", unlisted multi-colored hand painted design from her private holding, possibly unique, Extremely Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 571

Airmail, 1923, 8¢ dark green (C4), 16c blue (C5), each tied on Hammelman serviced First Day Cover to Washington, D.C. by Washington, D.C. slogan machine cancel (8/15/23, 8/17/23), Very Fine.
Scott $1,000
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Lot 572

Airmail, 1923, 24¢ carmine (C6), tied on First Day Cover to New York by bold 8/21/23 Washington, D.C. duplex, F-VF.
Scott $750
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Lot 573

Airmail, 1928, 10¢ Lindbergh (C10a), complete unexploded booklet. Two panes of 3, each position 6C, and 645 pair, tied by Washington D.C. May 26 duplex handstamps on a flown FDC to St. Paul Min, Chicago Air Mail and St. Paul backstamps, the sender added a strip at top and a picture of a lion; small cover tear at right separates few perfs in the right pane. Still F.-V.F. A most unusual and unique example of this scarce FDC.
Scott $1,000+
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Lot 574

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (C18), complete set of five First Day Covers, all tied by 10/2-10/7 1933 postmarks from the five various cities, mostly with hand stamped flight cachets and Washington, D.C. with Ioor cachet, all Very Fine.
Scott $1,175
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Lot 575

Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin (C18), three singles, tied on "Century of Progress" flight FDC to Newburgh, NY. New York 10/2/33 machine cancel, appropriate US and German flight cachets and backstamps, additionally signed Dr. Eckner, the piolet, vertically at left, stamps with minor perf flaws along top and right side, Very Fine appearing.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 576

Airmail, 1934, 6¢ Winged Globe (C19), tied by Baltimore, Md. 6/30/34 duplex, on FDC, typed addressed to Landover, MD. additionally franked with 2¢ (634) tied by Baltimore double oval handstamp, "Gundel" hand painted "add-on" cachet. June 30th dates are seldom seen cacheted, Very Fine cover.
Scott $200
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Lot 577

Special Delivery, 1922-1925, 10¢-20¢ (E12, E13, E14), singles, each on individual FDC, tied by appropriate Washington, DC first day duplexes each additionally franked with various contemporaneous issues to pay 2¢ first class rate, two serviced by "Nickles", other by "Worden", Very Fine.
Scott $1,075
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Lot 578

Special Delivery, 1922, 10¢ gray violet (E12), Very Fine, tied on type addressed Worden serviced, First Day Cover Washington, D.C. 7/12/22 slogan machine cancel, additionally franked with 2¢ Washington issue, Very Fine cover.
Scott $500
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Lot 579

Special Handling, 1928-29, 10¢ to 25¢ complete (QE1-QE4), singles, all on individual FDCs, each additionally franked with 2¢ commemoratives paying the 2¢ first class rate, all tied by appropriate Washington, DC first day duplex, all Very Fine.
Scott $360
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Lot 580

Special Handling, 1928, 10¢-20¢ (QE1-QE3), set of three (all with plate numbers) on one legal sized FDC, additionally franked with 2¢ commemorative paying first class rate, all tied with Washington DC 6/25/28 duplexes, printed P.O. corner card, Very Fine cover.
Scott $350
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