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1909 TWO CENT LINCOLN CENTENNARY FIRST DAY COVERS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
361 F 367 367, 2c Lincoln, tied to cover to St. John, New Brunswick, along with Canadian 10c Green special delivery (E1), by single strike of Ashton, R.I.Feb 12 1909 first day duplex
postmark, two different St. John arrival bksts., trivial ink run at#367, 2c Lincoln, tied to cover to St. John, New Brunswick, along with Canadian 10c Green special delivery (#E1), by single strike of "Ashton, R.I./Feb 12 1909" first day duplex postmark, two different St. John arrival bksts., trivial ink run at top left, very fine; a most unusual first day usage, one of the few known to a foreign destination and quite likely unique in combination with the Canadian special delivery stamp. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1909 TWO CENT LINCOLN CENTENNARY POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
362 c 367-69 #367-369, 1909 2c Lincoln, the specialized postal history collection of 57 covers (33 perforated, 19 imperforate and 5 bluish paper), all individually selected by Mr. Ainsworth over many years for their unusual usages, cancellations and overall eye appeal, includes many attractive advertising covers, excellent foreign usages such as Brazil, Denmark, Netherlands and Switzerland, there are multiples on cover including several of the imperforates (including a block of six, which is the largest known multiple on cover), plus there are better interesting items such as four first day cover usages of the perforated stamp (catalog $500.00 each) from Brooklyn, N.Y. (unusual postal card usage), Detroit, Mich., Modesto, Cal. and Philadelphia, Pa., in the imperforates we note a couple with Schermack Ty. III private perforations (early usages), and concluding with five covers franked with the scarce bluish paper stamps (catalog $425.00 each on cover), fine-very fine; all-in-all an excellent basis for a specialized collection or exhibit. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1923 THREE CENT REGULAR ISSUE ESSAYS & PROOFS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
363 E 555-E2 555-E2, 3c Violet, die essay on India, mounted on card measuring 26x30mm, featuring a complete design as issued, except with background of cross-hatched lines (which were
subsequently removed on the issued design) surrounding the bust of Lincoln#555-E2, 3c Violet, die essay on India, mounted on card measuring 26x30mm, featuring a complete design as issued, except with background of cross-hatched lines (which were subsequently removed on the issued design) surrounding the bust of Lincoln, "70003" Bureau control number stamped on reverse, bright and fresh, very fine; one of the premier essays, of the very few that exist, from the popular 1922-25 Regular issue series, this being the only recorded example of a Three Cent Lincoln essay; an essential item for an award-winning exhibit; quite likely undercataloged given its unique status and popularity; 2007 PF certificate. (Image) $2,750.00

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
364 P 555P1 555P1, 3c Violet, large die proof on India, die sunk on large card measuring 153x207mm, 332355 Bureau control number stamped on reverse at bottom, bright and fresh, trifling
bend to card at extreme bottom left corner, extremely fine.#555P1, 3c Violet, large die proof on India, die sunk on large card measuring 153x207mm, "332355" Bureau control number stamped on reverse at bottom, bright and fresh, trifling bend to card at extreme bottom left corner, extremely fine. (Image) $1,250.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1923 THREE CENT REGULAR ISSUE STAMP
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
365 ogPB 555 555, 3c Violet, full top margin plate no. 14297 block of ten, signed in the top selvage by B.E.P. Director Louis A. Hill, 3rd Assistant P.M.G. W. Irving Glover and Postmaster
General Hubert Work who dated his autograph 21223, the first day o#555, 3c Violet, full top margin plate no. 14297 block of ten, signed in the top selvage by B.E.P. Director Louis A. Hill, 3rd Assistant P.M.G. W. Irving Glover and Postmaster General Hubert Work who dated his autograph "2/12/23", the first day of issue for this stamp, well centered, o.g., bottom stamps with slightly disturbed o.g., very fine; illustrated in Griffth's book U.S. Stamps, 1922-26 (page 45). (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1923-27 THREE CENT LINCOLN SPECIALIZED COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
366 ogOc 555/635 555635, 1923-27 3c Lincoln specialized collection, consisting of some mint and used stamps, but the lions share is a wonderful range of 60 usages on cover, including various
first days, covers with Lincoln incorporated into the town cancella#555/635, 1923-27 3c Lincoln specialized collection, consisting of some mint and used stamps, but the lion's share is a wonderful range of 60 usages on cover, including various first days, covers with "Lincoln" incorporated into the town cancellation name, Zeppelin and Catapult flights, bisect usages, unusual registry usages including one franked with a 3c Lincoln and a 1923 24c Airpost (#C6) used from Guam, as well as a most impressive group of uncommon destinations such as the Falkland Islands and Palestine, condition overall is fine-very fine; a marvelous basis for an award-winning exhibit collection. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1923 ONE DOLLAR LINCOLN MEMORIAL PROOFS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
367 P 571P1 571P1, $1.00 Violet black, large die proof on India, die sunk on full size card measuring 225x153mm, signed and dated December 19, 1922 by the Postmaster General Hubert Work,
154045 Bureau control number stamps on reverse at bottom, very fine#571P1, $1.00 Violet black, large die proof on India, die sunk on full size card measuring 225x153mm, signed and dated December 19, 1922 by the Postmaster General Hubert Work, "154045" Bureau control number stamps on reverse at bottom, very fine and handsome. (Image) $1,500.00+

SOLD for $1,150.00
Will close during Public Auction
368 P 571P1 571P1, $1.00 Violet brown, large die proof on India, die sunk on large card measuring 197x150mm, taken from a special presentation book, as evidenced by a bit of the linen
binding hinge affixed at the bottom edge, minute edge tear at left edge o#571P1, $1.00 Violet brown, large die proof on India, die sunk on large card measuring 197x150mm, taken from a special presentation book, as evidenced by a bit of the linen binding hinge affixed at the bottom edge, minute edge tear at left edge of card, very fine and rare. (Image) $1,500.00

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1923 ONE DOLLAR LINCOLN MEMORIAL ISSUED STAMP
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
369 nhPB 571 571, $1.00 Violet black, bottom margin arrow and double plate no. 18680 block of twelve, showing arrow in center of multiple and plate numbers at each end of bottom sheet
selvage, a most unusual configuration, well centered, especially deep colo#571, $1.00 Violet black, bottom margin arrow and double plate no. 18680 block of twelve, showing arrow in center of multiple and plate numbers at each end of bottom sheet selvage, a most unusual configuration, well centered, especially deep color, o.g., n.h., a couple of stamps with minor natural gum skips, very fine; cataloged simply as twelve n.h. singles. (Image) $1,140.00+

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
1923 ONE DOLLAR LINCOLN MEMORIAL POSTAL HISTORY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
370 c 571 571, $1.00 Violet black, full top margin arrow and plate nos. 14268F14268 block of twelve, the sole franking on a legal size Edward Worden cover and tied by several strikes of
clear San Francisco, CalifAug 21, 1923 machine slogan cancels, ad#571, $1.00 Violet black, full top margin arrow and plate nos. 14268/F14268 block of twelve, the sole franking on a legal size Edward Worden cover and tied by several strikes of clear "San Francisco, Calif/Aug 21, 1923" machine slogan cancels, addressed to Milburn, N.J., vertical file fold at left away from the stamps, very fine; a striking and most unusual franking. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
371 c 571, 524, 547 571, $1.00 Violet black, tied to an extraordinarily rare commercial cover additionally franked with 1918 $5.00 Franklin (524) and 1920 $2.00 Franklin (547), along with 1923 6c,
30c & 50c (558, 569, 570), all tied by Provo, UtahJul 20 19#571, $1.00 Violet black, tied to an extraordinarily rare commercial cover additionally franked with 1918 $5.00 Franklin (#524) and 1920 $2.00 Franklin (#547), along with 1923 6c, 30c & 50c (#558, 569, 570), all tied by "Provo, Utah/Jul 20 192(6?)" duplex cancellations on 2c stamped envelope addressed to New York, N.Y., envelope was originally taped to a large parcel and served as an address label with $8.86 postage paying the 37-times the domestic zone 3 airmail rate of 24c, some usage flaws and slight soiling as would be expected, a fine and impressive non-philatelic usage of several high values; 1995 PF certificate. (Image) Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
372 c 571 571, $1.00 Violet black, a single with s.e. at top, along with 1923 10c (pair) and 50c, tied to neat July 18, 1933 Balbo Return Flight cover, Chicago to New York (AAMC 1184),
U.S. black circular flight cachet, Chicago machine slogan postmar#571, $1.00 Violet black, a single with s.e. at top, along with 1923 10c (pair) and 50c, tied to neat July 18, 1933 Balbo Return Flight cover, Chicago to New York (AAMC #1184), U.S. black circular flight cachet, Chicago machine slogan postmark, New York City arrival bksts., very fine; a scarce and popular flight cover. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
373 c 571 571, $1.00 Violet black, three singles, along with 1923 10c and 50c, tied to July 18, 1933 Balbo Return Flight cover, New York City to Rome (AAMC 1184f), purple U.S. and blue
Italian flight cachets, Rome arrival c.d.s., addressed to Paris t#571, $1.00 Violet black, three singles, along with 1923 10c and 50c, tied to July 18, 1933 Balbo Return Flight cover, New York City to Rome (AAMC #1184f), purple U.S. and blue Italian flight cachets, Rome arrival c.d.s., addressed to Paris then forwarded to Switzerland, slight cover soiling, very fine and scarce. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
374 c 571 571, $1.00 Violet black, postal history selection of five unusual usages bearing at least one example of the $1.00 Lincoln Memorial stamp, three being 1928-29 Graf Zeppelin
flight covers, all in combination with at least one other stamp, includi#571, $1.00 Violet black, postal history selection of five unusual usages bearing at least one example of the $1.00 Lincoln Memorial stamp, three being 1928-29 Graf Zeppelin flight covers, all in combination with at least one other stamp, including one that is neatly franked with 1923 50c, $1.00 and $2.00 values (this one and another are also signed by the naval Air Station Commander, C.E. Rosendahl), two other items are scarce high value mail tag usages, one undoubtedly being a registered mail tag for a gold or currency shipment from New York to Minneapolis, and franked with three $5.00 stamps (#573) in addition to the $1.00 and 11c stamps from the same series (all with perf. initials), fine-very fine; nice specialist's group. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1938 SIXTEEN CENT PRESIDENTIAL ISSUE SPECIALIZED GROUP
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
375 ogOc 821 #821, 16c Lincoln "Prexie" specialized group, mostly usages on cover but includes a few stamps including a plate block of ten with a "phantom" plate number (very lightly printed), the postal history is quite useful to the specialist in this increasing popular series (13 covers in all), highlights include a multiple franking (various Presidential values) registered usage to Kitwe, Northern Rhodesia, a 1949 solo domestic special delivery usage with a 2c Postage Due added, 1941 censored multiple franking to Punjab, India (and then forwarded), etc., in addition to several different cacheted first day covers, fine-very fine. Est. $300-400

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
OFFICIALS ESSAYS, PROOFS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
376   Post Office Announcement of Official Stamps, a two-page original circular to all Postmasters dated May 15, 1873 advising of the abolishment of the franking privileges of the
first day of July 1873, and that the Postmaster General is required byPost Office Announcement of Official Stamps, a two-page original circular to all Postmasters dated May 15, 1873 advising of the abolishment of the franking privileges of the first day of July 1873, and that "the Postmaster General is required by law to provide postage stamps and stamped envelopes of special design for each of the several Executive Departments of the Government, for the pre-payment of postages on official matter passing through the mails;" the circular then describes the stamps and colors to be issued, minor splitting at folds, very fine; a marvelous frontispiece for a specialized collection or exhibit of United States official stamps; ex-Lockyear. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
377 E 148-E13 148-E13, 6c Black Lincoln vignette, die essay on small card measuring 22x29mm, showing just the completed central vignette and Six 6 Cents value tablet, prepared as an essay
for Official stamps, despite being listed by Scott in the postage sta#148-E13, 6c Black Lincoln vignette, die essay on small card measuring 22x29mm, showing just the completed central vignette and "Six 6 Cents" value tablet, prepared as an essay for Official stamps, despite being listed by Scott in the postage stamp essay section of the catalog, very fine; quite handsome and certainly rare. (Image) $1,500.00

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
378 E O50-E1 O50-E1, 6c Post Office Dept., incomplete Lincoln large die essay in black on white ivory paper, measuring 63x71mm, an incredibly handsome essay featuring an incomplete
engraving of a Lincoln vignette without rectangular frame design, very fine#O50-E1, 6c Post Office Dept., incomplete Lincoln large die essay in black on white ivory paper, measuring 63x71mm, an incredibly handsome essay featuring an incomplete engraving of a Lincoln vignette without rectangular frame design, very fine; this frame was in progress when the decision was made to switch the Post Office Department design from the portrait vignettes to large numerals; a highly important and rare essay for the Official or Lincoln related specialist; likely the finest of only five recorded. (Image) $4,250.00

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
379 TC O4TC/O86TC O4TCO86TC, 6c Lincoln design officials, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card, complete set of all five colors for each of the Departments that issued a 6c Lincoln stamp
(Agriculture, Executive, Interior, Justice, Navy, State, Treasury and#O4TC/O86TC, 6c Lincoln design officials, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, complete set of all five colors for each of the Departments that issued a 6c Lincoln stamp (Agriculture, Executive, Interior, Justice, Navy, State, Treasury and War), each brilliantly fresh and mostly well margined, a couple of proofs with trivial hinge thin spots, largely very fine, except for the 6c Navy which is damaged and has not been counted in the catalog value; these proofs were displayed at the International Cotton Exposition held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1881, only one sheet of one hundred was printed in each of the five different colors. (Image) $1,950.00

SOLD for $700.00
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380 TCP O4TC3/O86P4 #O4TC3/O86P4, 6c Lincoln design officials, proof collection of 48 items representing each of the Departments that issued a 6c Lincoln stamp (Agriculture, Executive, Interior, Justice, Navy, State, Treasury and War), we note complete "sets" of the small die proofs, as well as plate proofs on card, there are five values represented in large die proofs, we note some better trial color proofs on India, including four different colors of the 6c Justice "Goodall" trial color proofs, etc., nearly all quite well margined and with strong colors, just an occasional small flaw, largely very fine. $2,394.00

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction

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