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The Ward Collection continued...

Restricted Use Period, January 1-June 30, 1913 continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1021 Q8 imageParcel Post, 1913, 20¢ carmine rose (Scott Q8), block of four, perfin "MP/Co", with 6¢ Washington-Franklin, tied by framed handstamp on large part of parcel tag from Minneapolis to American Falls, Idaho; stamp centered to foot, a few stained perforations and slight marginal damage at right; with corresponding page from Official Post Office Parcel Post Guide for Minnesota showing Unit No. 2659 corresponding to Minneapolis so as to determine the rate, 5th zone for a 12-lb. parcel (1st lb. 9¢ + 7¢ per additional lb. = 86¢), Very Fine, scarce as block of four.
Estimate $600 - 800. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $600-800
SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1022 Q1-Q8 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ to 20¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1-Q8), an excellent study of Zones 1 to 5 in 17 items; comprises envelopes (2, one a front used as parcel label), wrapper, labels (2), parcel tags (9) and pieces (3) bearing various values (68), with numerous rates depicted and a splendid array of frankings, including "The Interior Hardwood Co." (Indianapolis) "Our First Parcel Post Delivery" large wrapper bearing 2¢ + 4¢, parcel tags with frankings such as 1¢ + 5¢ + 10¢ (5th zone usage from Cincinnati), 2¢ + 4¢ (5) + 5c, 2¢ + 5¢ + 20¢ vertical pair (large part tag, the two lower values defective), single franking of 10¢ ("Detroit Lubricator Company" illustrated advertising tag), and piece bearing 50¢ well-centered and tied by nearly complete perfect strike of "New York/CR" oval handstamp (2001 APEX certificate); some damage or faults, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6)

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Get Market Data for [India Q1-Q8 ]

Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
Illegal Usages
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1023 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1), tied by "Newark/Ohio/ Mar 1 1913" machine cancel on postcard to McGuffey, Ohio (3.9), handstamped "Held for Postage" in purple, over which 1¢ Washington-Franklin applied and tied by similar machine cancel of "Mar 8 1913"; the Parcel Post stamp has straight edge at left and perforation tones, but nevertheless an unusual example of illegal use of the Parcel Post stamp to pay the first class postcard rate, which was caught by the Post Office and refranked for proper postage, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States Q1 ]

Suggested Bid $150-200
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1024 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1), plus 2¢ Washington-Franklin, two singles, tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala./Mar 12 1913" machine cancel on envelope to New York, handstamped "Held for Postage" in purple, with 2¢ Washington-Franklin subsequently applied to pay the first class postage and cancelled by "Tuscaloosa/Ala./Mar 17 1913/1" duplex; the envelope has tear at right well clear of stamps, Very Fine example of illegal usage of the Parcel Post stamp to pay the first class letter rate, with proper postage applied by the Post Office, Ex-Doolittle.
Estimate $200 - 300. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States Q1 ]

Suggested Bid $200-300
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
1025 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose, unauthorized but tolerated usages (Scott Q1), three single frankings on 1913 (Apr.-May) envelope and two postcards, comprising Apr. 9 usage on first class postcard from Edelman, Pa. to Easton (2006 PF certificate), Apr. 30 local York, Pa. usage on third class printed postcard, and May 14 usage on sealed printed matter envelope (with original content) from Rittman, Ohio to Cardington; a few faults, all accepted for postage, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300

From March 28, 1913, the regulations for the use of Parcel Post stamps on mail of another class were relaxed, so that such mail which reached the office of address was to be delivered without additional charge.
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Get Market Data for [Germany (DDR) Q1 ]

Suggested Bid $200-300
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1026 JQ1 imageParcel Post Postage Due, 1913, 1¢ dark green (Scott JQ1), two singles, tied by light arrival duplex on 1913 (May 6) Germany 5pf postal card from Barmen to Garrison, Nebraska, showing "T" framed handstamp applied in Germany and "Hudson Terminal Sta./N.Y./May 13 1913/Due 2 cents" dual-circle datestamp; stamps have light horizontal creasing, Very Fine, very rare unauthorized usage of the Parcel Post Postage Dues during the Restricted Use period.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Germany JQ1 ]

Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1027 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1), with top margin 1¢ Washington-Franklin blue green imperf, tied by "Los Angeles, Cal./June 29 1913/World's Panama-Pacific Exposition San Francisco 1913" slogan duplex, Very Fine unauthorized first class usage of the Parcel Post stamp two days prior to the stamps being accepted on ordinary mail.
Estimate $150 - 200. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Panama Q1 ]

Suggested Bid $150-200
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
Unrestricted Use Period, from July 1, 1913
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1028 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose, first day usage (Scott Q1), first class rate, tied by "Washington, D.C./Sta. G" flag cancel of "Jul 1 1913" on 1¢ local entire, sent to the Siebold family by the well-known First Day Cover dealer Harry Hammelman; stamp with straight edge at right; light indications of foxing, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1029 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose, first day usage (Scott Q1), first class rate, tied by "Cambridge/Mass." machine cancel of "Jul 1 1913" on 1¢ postcard to Jefferson County, N.Y.; card has minute corner crease just under but not affecting the stamp; two additional examples tied by machine cancels on separate July 2, 1913 and July 3, 1913 postcards, Very Fine, lovely trio of first-three-day usages.
Scott $1,500+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1030 Q2 imageParcel Post, 1913, 2¢ carmine rose, first day usage (Scott Q2), local carrier first class intracity rate, tied by "Seattle, Wash/World’s Panama-Pacific Exposition San Francisco 1913" slogan cancel of "Jul 1 1913" on local envelope; stamp has straight edge at left and is applied just over top of cover, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 2010 A.P.E.X. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States Q2 ]

Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1031 Q2 imageParcel Post, 1913, 2¢ carmine rose, first day usage (Scott Q2), first class rate, tied by "Des Moines/Iowa" machine cancel of "Jul 1 1913" on local envelope, stamp centered to lower left, Fine to Very Fine, with clear 2008 A.P.E.X. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1032 Q6 imageParcel Post, 1913, 10¢ carmine rose (Scott Q6), with 2¢ Washington-Franklin, the earliest recorded registered usage of the 10¢ Parcel Post stamp, tied by "Louisville/Ky." oval handstamp on registered envelope to Cleveland, Ohio, showing on reverse purple "Sta. E, Louisville, Ky./Registered" double-ring origin dater of "Jul 2 1913" and violet "Cleveland, Ohio/Registered. Div./Jul 3 1913" double-ring arrival, Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1033 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1), two lower margin singles showing plate numbers "6333" and "6334" respectively, tied by "Beloit/Wis./Mar 5 1914" duplex on 2¢ entire with "albino impression" variety, to Fresno, California; indicia somewhat flattened and some water staining, Fine to Very Fine, unusual.
Estimate $150 - 200. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $150-200
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
1034 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1), vertical block of 12 (2 x 6) from the right of the sheet, tied by "Wichita/Kans./Aug 2 1913" duplex and additionally by "Kansas City/Mo./Aug 3 1913" arrival c.d.s. on reverse of Special Delivery legal-size envelope to Kansas City, showing on front "K.C. & Caldwell/Kans./Aug 2 1913" duplex, "Postage Due 2 Cents" and "Fee claimed at Kansas City, Mo." straightline handstamp in violet, with 2¢ Postage Due applied on arrival; peripheral cover faults and some damage with ageing at sides, Very Fine, scarce multiple.
Estimate $200 - 300. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $200-300
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1035 Q1, Q5 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ and 5¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1, Q5), with 2¢ Washington-Franklin, tied by "New York, N.Y./Sta. S/Jul 31 1913" duplex on legal envelope to Klein Windhoek, Cape Colony, South Africa, redirected to "Dordrecht" with its c.d.s. (Aug. 29) on reverse; endorsed "Not Windhoek/Indwe" in manuscript, showing on front and back two different types of c.d.s. for "Indwe" (Aug. 30) and "Returned L.O./Cape Town/Sp 3 1913" double-ring dater in blue, with "Inconnu/Not Known/Onbekend" framed handstamp in black, "Returned to Writer/D.D.L." pointing hand handstamp in purple and "Washington, D.C./Oct 4 1913" arrival c.d.s.; light creasing and other small cover faults, Very Fine, scarce example of returned mail to South Africa.
Estimate $250 - 350. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [South Africa Q1, Q5 ]

Suggested Bid $250-350
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1036 Q1-Q5 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢, 2¢, 3¢, 4¢ and 5¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1-Q5), tied by "Philadelphia/Pa./Reg." oval handstamp on 1916 (May 10) registered censored envelope to Zurich, Switzerland (May 29) via New York (May 11), with appropriate markings on reverse; light central filing fold not affecting stamps, which pay the U.P.U. registered 15¢ single rate, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Switzerland Q1-Q5 ]

Suggested Bid $300-400
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
1037 Q1-Q5 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢, 2¢, 3¢, 4¢ and 5¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1-Q5), a selection of six envelopes and two postcards to Scandinavia, with destinations comprising Denmark, Finland, Norway (2) and Sweden (4); stamps paying U.P.U. rates, including 1914 (Apr. 6) envelope from Chicago to El Paso redirected to New York and then to Bergen, Norway bearing 2¢ Parcel Post to pay domestic single rate in combination with 5¢ Washington-Franklin for the U.P.U. rate from New York to Norway, Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Get Market Data for [Sweden Q1-Q5 ]

Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1038 Q1-Q6 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢, 2¢, 3¢, 4¢, 5¢ and 10¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1-Q6), tied by "Wall Street/Station/N.Y." oval handstamp on 1923 (July 26) registered envelope to St. Georges, Grenada (Aug. 6), showing purple "Registered/No. 23781" framed handstamp adjacent, with matching departure and arrival datestamps on reverse, the registered 4-ounce U.P.U. rate (24¢) with overpayment of 1¢; however, some were not aware of the U.P.U. discount on additional ounces (5¢ for 1st ounce, with each additional ounce at 3¢), so it could possibly have been a 3-ounce registered cover (5¢ per ounce x 3 + 10¢ registration fee = 25¢), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Grenada Q1-Q6 ]

Suggested Bid $400-600
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1039 Q1 imageParcel Post, 1913, 1¢ carmine rose (Scott Q1), with 10¢ Registration Stamp (#F1), two examples of the 1¢, tied by "Detroit/Mich." oval handstamp on 1913 (Aug. 18) envelope to Racine, Wisconsin, showing "Detroit, Mich." double-ring datestamp in purple on reverse; one 1¢ has straight edge and the other a small tear; very scarce combination; the Registry stamps were abolished on May 28, 1913, but their use was tolerated until existing supplies were exhausted, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $200-300
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
1040 Q2 imageParcel Post, 1913, 2¢ carmine rose (Scott Q2), with 10¢ Registration Stamp (#F1), the former with straight edge at foot, tied by oval "Scranton/Pa." handstamp on 1913 (Sept. 9) envelope to Providence, Rhode Island showing "Registered/No. 6595" framed handstamp in violet adjacent, with matching departure and purple arrival (Sept. 10) double-ring datestamp on reverse, Very Fine, a late usage of the Registry stamp.
Estimate $200 - 300. (Image) (Image2)

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Suggested Bid $200-300
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction

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