Sale 2Completed: June 8, 2024

The NAPEX Sale

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Lots 1288—1289

Official Seals

  • Lot 1288

    Official Seal, 1895, gray brown, hyphen-hole perf 7, affixed over right side of cover to San Francisco, Cal. bearing 2¢ Bureau (279B) canceled by cork duplexed with "Forbestown, Cal., Jul 23, 1898" cds, straight line "Accidentally mutilated by Canceling Machine" handstamp with manuscript "Coin" notation below, 2¢ postage due (J39) tied by light oval and reverse with outline of a enclosure coin that accounts for postage due; cover corner torn at upper left, F.-V.F. and scarce use.

    Scott No. OX9   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $500.

    Realized: $120

  • Lot 1289

    Dead Letter Office, Package Tracking Seal, Type 5, red, with red manuscript DLO slash, affixed to cover from Norristown Pa. to Toronto, Canada bearing 2¢ carmine (220) tied by partial "Norristown Pa., Mar 12" duplex, bold "VR, Customs-Canada, Refused, Port of Toronto" crowned oval, reverse with Philadelphia (3.2), Toronto (3.14) arrival and Canada Dead Letter Office (3.16) cds; faults, Fine and rare Type 5 seal use.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $300 - 400.

    Realized: $240