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United States Postal History continued...

Airmail to Official Seal Issues continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1221     J15 imagePostage Due, 1884, 1¢ red brown. With New York string of pearls precancel, used on 1884 Registry notice card to local address, "New-York, Dec 29 '84" duplex and red "New York Post Office, Adv., Jan 6, Due 1 Cent" advertising oval, blue "C.L." in circle handstamp; faults, Fine and scarce postage due use.
Scott No. J15; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
1222     J19 imagePostage Due, 1884, 10¢ red brown. Corner flaw, tied by cork cancel on 1892 cover from Cape Coast, West Africa (Ghana) to Chester Conn., clear strike of "Cape Coast, JA 1, 92" origin cds, "T" tax due handstamp, "Liverpool, Br. Packet" (2.8) transit backstamp, "New York, Feb 19, Due 10 Cents" duplex, Chester (2.20) arrival backstamp; opened for display, Very Fine and scarce unpaid use from West Africa.
Scott No. J19; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1223       imageU.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, May 15, 99. Duplex with "1" barred oval, three strikes tie 1¢ deep green (279), pair and three singles, on 1899 cover with "Hotz, s'Jacob & Co., Shanghai" flap imprint to New York N.Y., Very Fine and scarce 1¢ use from Shanghai.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1224     OX11 imageOfficial Seal, 1900, red brown. Two singles with one bisected, repairing post card bearing 1¢ green (300) tied by "Indianapolis, Ind. 1904" machine cancel to Brazil Ind., purple "Damaged by Cancelling Machine" staightline handstamp, Very Fine and scarce post card use.
Scott No. OX11; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $240.00
Will close during Public Auction
1225     OX13 imageOfficial Seal, 1907, blue. Bisected to seal tear, on post card bearing two 1¢ green singles tied by "St. Louis, Mo. Dec 13, 1910" machine cancel to Birmingham, England, violet "Received at St. Louis, Mo. in bad order." two-line handstamp, Very Fine and scarce post card use.
Scott No. OX13; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $240.00
Will close during Public Auction
1226     LOX11c imageOfficial Seal - Typeset, black, dot after "Officially". Affixed over edge, tied by "Chicago, Ill. N. Div. Sta., Rec'd, Jun 25, 94" cds on cover bearing 2¢ carmine (220) tied by "Milwaukee, Wis. Mar 13, 1894" machine cancel on H.G. Razall Mfg. Co. corner card cover to Chicago Ill.; blue crayon mark through address with "Not There" notation, Very Fine and rare official seal use.
Scott No. LOX11c; $1,500.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE USE OF THIS TYPESET SEAL VARIETY ON COVER.

As an indication of rarity, this seal variety on-cover use was missing from the wonderful Kotanchik collection.
(Image1)
Scott $1,500

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
Parcel Post & Parcel Post Postage Due
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1227     Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ Post Office Clerk. Tied by "Chicago, Apr 1913" machine cancel on pink Bernhard's Clothiers cover to local address, with original printed enclosure containing samples of Men's Suit material, F.-V.F. and scarce early use.
Scott No. Q1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Parcels under 4 ounces could be mailed for 1¢ per ounce regardless of distance. If a parcel contained both third class (circulars) and fourth class (merchandise, samples) material was considered parcel post if fourth-class postage equaled or exceeded the third-class rate.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1228     Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ Post Office Clerk. Tied by "Canandaigua N.Y., Mar 22, 1913" machine cancel on Easter post card to Macedon Center, N.Y.; tape stains, F.-V.F. and scarce early illegal first-class use.
Scott No. Q1; Estimate $150 - 200.

This card is dated March 22, 1913, which is way before the July 1, 1913 first day of first-class use for the Parcel Post issue.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
1229     Q2 imageParcel Post, 1913, 2¢ City Carrier. Corner missing, tied by "Times Sq. Sta N.Y., Jul 1, 1913" First Day machine cancel on Hotel Hallett corner card cover to Providence R.I., F.-V.F. and scarce First Day Cover.
Scott No. Q2; $1,750; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Scott $1,750
Est. $500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1230     Q2 imageParcel Post, 1913, 2¢ City Carrier. S.e. at left, used with 10¢ registry (F1), both tied by strikes of "Boston, Mass." ovals on registered local cover to Boston street address; purple "Boston, Reg. Div., Jul 14, 1913" cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. Q2; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1231     Q3 imageParcel Post, 1913, 3¢ Railway Postal Clerk, diagonal bisect. Tied by "New York, N.Y., Nov 18, 1913" wavy machine cancel on Treasury Department penalty imprint cover to Upper Montclair N.J., held for postage and 2¢ Wash. tied by "New York, N.Y., Nov 21, 1913" duplex, purple "Forwarded upon payment of Postage due (N.Y.P.O.)" three-line handstamp, Very Fine and scarce disallowed bisect use.
Scott No. Q3; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1232     Q3 imageParcel Post, 1913, 3¢ Railway Postal Clerk. Tied by "Orangeburg N.Y., Jul 3, 1913" machine cancel on gray "Bell and Company" Chemists corner card envelope to Ashton R.I., would have originally contained a small metal sample box of indigestion pills, Very Fine example of the 3¢ rate for 3-ounce samples.
Scott No. Q3; Estimate $200 - 300.

The 3¢ Parcel Post stamp was only issued in April 1913. Prior to this, 1¢ and 2¢ Parcel Post stamps were used for the 3¢ rate, which two years previous had been responsible for the legendary coil stamps.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
1233     Q3 imageParcel Post, 1913, 3¢ Railway Postal Clerk. Block of four, each canceled and tied by bold "Boston, Mass. W.N." oval, purple "West Newton, Mass., Registered, Oct 7, 1913" double-circle backstamps on registered cover to Philadelphia Pa., Oct. 8th arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce use of 3¢ block.
Scott No. Q3; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $90.00
Will close during Public Auction
1234     Q7 imageParcel Post, 1913, 15¢ Automobile Service. Tied by "Hoboken, N.J." oval and purple "Hoboken, N.J., Registered, Sep 18, 1913" double-circle datestamp on picture post card registered to Germany, New York Foreign (9.19) transit oval and Gera (9.23) arrival cds, Very Fine and rare 15¢ Parcel Post registered post card.
Scott No. Q7; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1235     Q7 imageParcel Post, 1913, 15¢ Automobile Service. Tied by "Hoboken, N.J." double-oval, purple "Hoboken, N.J., Registered, Sep 13, 1913" double-circle backstamps on registered cover to Germany, Gera (9.25) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and choice solo 15¢ Parcel Post use.
Scott No. Q7; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction
1236     Q8 imageParcel Post, 1913, 20¢ Airplane Carrying Mail. Used with 2¢ carmine, 3¢ purple and 12¢ claret brown, each tied by "Bluefield, W.Va." oval, purple "Bluefield, W.Va., Registered, Nov 15, 1917" double-circle backstamp on legal-size Empire Life Insurance Co. cover to Norfolk Va.; cover fold and reduced slightly at left, F.-V.F. and scarce 20¢ Parcel Post registered use.
Scott No. Q8; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
1237     Q9 imageParcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing. Vertical pair with left guideline s.e., used with 4¢ brown, all cancelled by two strikes of "Easton, Pa." double-oval and pair by purple "Easton, Pa., Parcel Post, Jul 13, 1917" on insured parcel tag to Burlington Vt., prepaid 54¢ for 7 pounds fourth-class within the fourth zone (44¢) plus 10¢ insurance; minor card creasing, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott No. Q9; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1238     Q9 imageParcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing. Used with two 10¢ Franklin singles, each tied by "Bethel, Alaska, Jun 1, 1916" duplex on parcel tag with preprinted address to St. Louis Mo. that has been crossed out, prepaid 45£ for a four pound package anywhere in zone 8 (the entire mainland United States is Zone 8 from Alaska); some typical creasing, Very Fine four-class use.
Scott No. Q9; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1239     Q9 imageParcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing. Used with 2¢ parcel post (Q2), tied by "Ganado, Ariz. Mar 17, 1913" duplex on parcel tag from Indian Trader to Sante Fe, N.M. prepaid for 8 pounds fourth-class within the first zone, Very Fine.
Scott No. Q9; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1240     Q9 imageParcel Post, 1913, 25¢ Manufacturing. Tied by "Sacramento, Cal." double-oval, purple "Sacramento, Calif., Reg. Div., Feb 7, 1924" double-circle datestamp on manila clasp envelope registered to Germany, reverse with New York (2.11) oval transit and Hamburg (2.27) arrival; stamp torn and some cover creasing, couple small stain spots, F.-V.F. and scarce solo use.
Scott No. Q9; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction

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