Auction 25

Stamps and Postal History


Postal Savings, Sanitary Fair and Test Stamps


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Lot 744
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Postal Savings, 1940, 25¢ dark carmine rose (Scott PS8), plate block of 6, fresh and attractive, o.g., 2 stamps never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, seldom offered.
Scott $220.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 745
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Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 20¢ carmine, trial color proof on wove, perf'd (Scott WV12TC), intriguing example of this elusive used Philadelphia fair issue, equally balanced margins with a sharp and bold impression, unused without gum; short perforation at top, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Steele, Kantor.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 746

[Sanitary Fair] Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission, a handsome example on an 1866 Philadelphia drop cover - an uncommon usage, Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 747

Test Stamp, 1944-49, Multipost Commercial Controls coil, blue (Scott TD88), pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $45.
Estimate $40 - 60.
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Lot 748
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Confederacy, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue (Scott 16X1), fresh and affordable example of this scarce postmaster provisional issue, light black cancellation at bottom right; faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800 for faulty (per Scott).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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