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H.R. Harmer, Inc. Sale - 3023

United States 20th Century Stamps and Postal History

1901 Pan-American Exposition Issue (294-299)
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
701 Group of mostly unused Pan American stamps plus illustrations of sketches and pictures of items used for the design of the stamps; 294 - single, imprint & plate # strip of three, UL corner margin block of four all unused and one used example; 295 - five singles, block of four, plate # pair, imprint and plate # strip of five, and strip of three with plate #, all unused; 296 - two unused singles and unused pair, 299 - unused single; Photos include sketches for 1¢, 2¢, 4¢, 5¢, 8¢ and 10¢ frames; pictures of the City of Alpena, The Empire Express train, photograph of the illustration used for the 4¢; photograph of the bridge at Niagara Falls used for the 5¢, and of the Canal Locks at Sault Ste. Marie used for the 8¢; Original photograph of SS St. Paul (used for the 10¢) and die sunk illustration plus die proof in black of El Salvador Scott 150 depicting an Ocean Steamship; An Excellent group of Collateral Material and Stamps (Scott Catalogue value for stamp portion is $850.00 with no premium for possible Never Hinging) 300

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:04 PM
702 1901 1¢ - 10¢ Pan American stamps four complete used sets plus additional used values such as three additional 10¢ values and lower values as well an OG imprint and plate number strip of three of the 2¢, some faults as condition varies, generally Fine and Useful Lot 100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:04 PM

Pan-American Exposition Postal History

Pan-American Exposition Postal History
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
703 image1901 2¢ Pan American single, tied by "Buffalo N.Y. May 1 '01 Pan American Exposition" Barry Machine Slogan First Day of Use cancel (Bomar type B01-15C) on multicolored Globe with female figures depicting North and South hemispheres, John Strootman corner card, locally addressed, Very Fine. There are thought to be only 61 First Day Covers for this stamp, of which on 13 are thought to be on an exposition cover with an exposition type cancel. (Scott Catalog value as a First Day Cover - $2,750) (Image 1) 1,000

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:05 PM
704 image1901 2¢ Pan American single, tied by "Philadelphia PA May 1901 Station P" machine flag cancel on John Wyeth Chemist corner card addressed to NYC; May 2 is the second day of use for this stamp, Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:05 PM
705 image1901 1¢ - 10¢ Pan American stamps Complete set on May 6 1901 piece of parcel, each stamp tied by double oval New Orleans postmarks, three line "REG. NO. ---- / MAY 6 1901 / NEW ORLEANS, LA." at bottom center, addressed to South Creek NC; piece with multiple creases but the stamps appear to be OK, Complete Sets on cover are difficult to find and this is certainly useful piece of postal history, Fine (Image 1) 150

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:05 PM
706 image1901 1¢ Pan American "Buffalo, NY Pan-American Sta. Oct 11 1901" duplex handstamp (Bomar B01-01) ties stamp to Private Mailing card addressed to Marlboro NY. Reverse with photo of McKinley and a separate photo of the Temple of Music with caption "Shot down in the Temple of Music ...". Card with small corner creases. Bomar catalogue notes that less than 20 examples of this cancel are thought to exist. Very Fine and Extremely Scarce (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:06 PM
707 image1898 1¢ Green "Buffalo , N.Y. Oct 29 1901 Pan-American Station" International Machine Cancel with letter "C" (Bomar type B01-07 variety, not listed with "C") ties stamp to Official Souvenir Mailing Card with multicolored illustration of the "Temple of Music" addressed to Elmhurst ILL. As of May 2008 there was only one other card with this cancel, also cancelled on Oct. 29. The other card is addressed to Canada. Minor cover bends otherwise Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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200

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:07 PM
708 image1901 1¢ Pan American "Buffalo NY Aug 28 1901, Pan American Station" International Machine Cancel with letter "D" (Bomar type B01-07A) ties stamp to Private Mailing Card addressed to Platteville Wisconsin, reverse with photograph of the "Agricultural Building", Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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75

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:07 PM
709 image1901 2¢ Pan American "Pan American Station Jun 18 '01 Buffalo New York" Barry Machine Exposition cancel (Bomar B01-08) ties stamp to red embossed Pan American Globe cover addressed to Cannonsville NY. Cover without backflap and a few other small cover flaws. Extremely Scarce cancel as the Bomar Catalogue estimates that only 11 examples exist. Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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300

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:08 PM
710 image1901 1¢ Pan American "Pan American Sta Buffalo NY Aug 13 1901" Columbia Machine cancel with seven lines and solid star inside double lined diamond (Bomar B01-10) ties stamp to Private Mailing Card addressed to Toronto Canada, reverse with multicolored illustration of the Temple of Music. Nearly complete strike with all letters visible, but some smearing in "FFALO N." of postmark. Extremely Scarce marking as the Bomar catalogue notes that only 8 examples of this marking are thought to exist and most strikes are incomplete with portions of the cancel not printed. Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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500

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:08 PM
711 image1902 1¢ Green two picture post cards, each with Columbia Machine cancel with diamond and star similar to Bomar type B01-10; 1) Silver Creek NY Aug 31 1905 on Canadian Souvenir card with illustration of the Banff Hotel on reverse, 2) Lillte Rock Ark Apr 29 on card with multicolor illustration of the New State Capitol at Little Rock Ark, addressed to Colwyn Pa,, cards with a little light toning otherwise Fine and excellent collateral for a Pan-American Exposition postmark collection (Image 1) 75

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:08 PM
712 image1901 2¢ Pan American "Buffalo NY Jul 18 1901 Pan American Station" American Machine flag cancel (Bomar type B01-11) ties stamp to illustrated Indian Congress (42 different Tribes) corner card addressed to Bar Harbor Maine, cover with small edge flaws at the upper left away from the stamp otherwise Very Fine. Bomar catalogue estimates that there are only 45 examples of this postmark in existence. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:09 PM
713 image1901 1¢ Pan American "Buffalo NY Jul 16 1901 Pan American Station" American machine Flag Cancel (Bomar B01-11) ties single on front of Private Mailing Card addressed to Danville, Pa. Reverse with photo of "Niagara Falls, Prospect Point" and multicolored Eagle over Shield. Bomar catalogue notes that about 45 examples of this machine cancel are thought to exist. Very Fine and Scarce (Image 1) (Image 2)

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100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:09 PM
714 image1898 1¢ Green "Buffalo , N.Y. 1900 Pan American Exposition 1901" Barry Machine Slogan cancel (Bomar type B01-13B) ties stamp to locally addressed Green Buffalo Society of Natural Science corner card, sent as third class mail, with original contents, Very Fine (Image 1) 100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:09 PM
715 image1898 1¢ Green "Buffalo N.Y. 1900 Pan American Exposition 1901" Barry Machine slogan cancel with "1" (Bomar type B01-13B) addressed to Chautauqua NY, Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:10 PM
716 image1894, 1¢ Black on buff postal card "Buffalo, N.Y. Jan 6 1900 Pan American Exposition 1901" Barry Machine Slogan cancel (Bomar type B01-14C) on Government Postal Card addressed to Kingston NY. While the earliest known usage of this cancel on any item is January 1 1900, the date of Jan 6 is thought to be the earliest known usage of this cancel on a Government Postal Card, Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:10 PM
717 image1898 1¢ Green, horizontal pair "Buffalo NY Pan American Exposition Feb 21 1901" Barry machine cancel (Bomar B01-15A) ties pair to corner card cover addressed to Philadelphia Pa. This is a short lived machine cancel and it is the Earliest Known Usage of this cancel (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:10 PM
718 image1901 1¢ Pan American "Buffalo N. Y. Jun 4 '01 Pan American Exposition" Barry machine cancel with die space blank (Bomar B01-15B) ties stamp to Buffalo Teachers corner card illustrated with Globe showing North and South hemispheres, addressed to Stockton Cal. Cover with small flaws otherwise Very Fine and Scarce. This is the first recorded example of this marking used on a third class mail cover and may be the only recorded example, there are approximately 20 examples used on first class mail. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:10 PM
719 image1901 2¢ Pan American "Buffalo N. Y. May 29 '01 Pan American Exposition" Barry machine cancel with die space blank (Bomar B01-15B) ties stamp to commercial cover addressed to Leominster Mass., stamp with natural straight edge at top otherwise Very Fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:11 PM
720 image1901 1¢ Pan American "Buffalo N. Y. Jul '01 Pan American Exposition" Barry machine cancel without day of the month and die space blank (Bomar B01-15B) ties stamp to illustrated corner card cover depicting a hotel building, addressed to Scranton Pa., includes original enclosures. Very Fine (Image 1) 100

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Oct-26, 12:11 PM

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