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Session Three (lots 360-563): Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 1:30pm continued...

On Cover: Steamboat and Waterway Route Markings continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
490° c Image5¢ Orange Brown tied by "WAY 5" handstamp, showing part of the Type C Double Transfer in the top margin

5¢ Orange Brown (1b), Position 94L, three huge to ample margins including part of adjoining stamp at top that shows the Type C Double Transfer, Position 84L--the doubled frameline at right and plate burr in left margin are clearly visible and precisely match the Type C double transfer (see lot 43)--other margins full to in at bottom right, but the bottom left is too large to be anything but a bottom sheet margin, which proves the Type C double transfer is Position 84L, bright color and cleaned-plate impression, tied by four strikes of red "WAY 5" handstamp, on blue folded letter datelined "New York May 1st 1851" to Baltimore, stamp with pre-use creases, otherwise Very Fine, a rare use of this auxiliary marking and a key item in the plating of the Type C Double Transfer, illustrated in Pat Paragraphs, ex Sampson, Krug, Garrett ("Elite") and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction

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