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Lot 2126

Special Delivery, 1925, 15¢ deep orange (Scott E13), E13 top plate number 16836 block of six on unaddressed First Day Cover with April 11, 1925 Washington D.C. duplex cancels and #551 block of 10 with plate number, Fine to Very Fine overall, with 1976 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2127

Postage Due, ten covers, includes "Due/3 cts" on cover from Rochester, NY, to Chicago, IL; "Due/3" on cover from Washington, DC, to Two Taverns forwarded to Gettysburg, PA; "Due/2" in circle from Shutesbury, MA, to Springfield, MA; "Due/6" in circle from Memphis, TN, to Summerville, MI; boxed "Due/3" from New York City to Detroit, MI; straightline "Due 3 cents" from Boston to Oberlin, OH; and "Due 6" in oval on cover from New Haven, CT, to Bangor, ME; excellent range of markings, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2128

Locals/Carriers, eight covers, includes #15L16 on cover to Newburyport, MA; #15L14 to Old Point Comfort, VA; #65 tied by "U.S. Penny Mail Phila PA" handstamp to Philadelphia; #144L9 on cover with #65 to Suffield, CT; etc.; mixed condition, review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2129

Boyd's City Express, 1867, 1¢ black on lilac (Scott 20L24), tied by NYC datestamp and segmented cancel on small neat cover additionally franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) addressed to Roxbury Mass; local stamp with tear at botom, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Paige.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2130

Wells Fargo & Co., Newspaper Stamp, 1883-88, blue (Scott 143LP9), appears uncancelled but struck and tied by faint violet straightline cancel on rebacked wrapper with part-printed address to Ogden agent of Wells Fargo for delivery by regular mail to Chicago, and additionally franked by 1¢ ultramarine (246) tied by cork cancel, manuscript. "Agent Ogden please drop in mail", faint "Wells Fargo & Co. Ogden Utah Feb. 22, 1895" oval in violet, express map corner card, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2131

Westtown, 1853-67 (2¢) gold (Scott 145L2), uncancelled, on the front of the cover at upper right, franked with single 3¢ rose tied by proper Street Road, Pa, Nov 30 datestamp on cover addressed to Sheffield, Mass; docketed "1863" in pencil; cover slightly reduced at the left, but it does not affect the stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2132

Atlantic & Ohio Telegraph Co., 3¢ rose (#65) tied by target cancel on dark buff cover addressed to Md, with matching double-circle "Chambersburg PA JUN 27 '64" town marking, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2133

United States Military Telegraph, 3¢ rose (#65) tied by double-circle "ST. LOUIS MO. MAR 20" duplex cancel with target killer, on cover addressed to Norwich, NY; cover with trivial edge flaws, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2134

Western Union Telegraph, 3¢ red, F. grill (#65) tied by manuscript "Moores Ordinary" (VA) postmark on dark buff cover addressed to Charlotte C H, Va; stamp with diagonal crease, cover with minor edge wear, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300

While open for a number of years (over 40) this Post Office has a Helbock rarity factor of 7
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Current Bid$100
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Lot 2135

Western Union Telegraph, 3¢ rose (#65) tied by blue circular grid cancel on dark buff cover addressed to Henrysburg, Ohio; matching double-circle "WHEELING VA 8 JUL 1862" town marking, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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