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Auction: 137 - Lot number: 1213 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1921 (Oct 3) window envelope with Chicago Telephone Co "corner card" locally used with rare franking of 1920 Offset Imperf 2c Washington Type VII (Scott #534B) tied by Chicago '8' machine cancel, Cat $3500 on cover. Gordon Nowell-Usticke expert opinion (1957), being a handwritten reply to Boston dealer Jack Molesworth. The stamp has large margins at top & base but is close at right and just touched at left. Molesworth was suspicious of the side margins & a gap between the margin at right and the wavy lines of the machine cancel. Usticke stated "...this is absolutely OK Type VII Imperf. Most of the used copies would be cut to the design on at least one side...": see scans of Udicke's note by visiting our on-line catalogue]

Auction Category: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - Postal History

Listed in: Varieties , Advertising , communication , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 2000.00T

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Item was sold for: $1,500.00T