Sale Number: 824
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2000 Rarities of the World

Washington-Franklin Issues (Orangeburg Coils)
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
305   Bell & Company Package Label. "Bell-ans" tablets for a variety of symptoms and malaise, "harmless, pleasant to take and very effective", made only by Bell & Company Inc. Orangeburg, New York, this label was affixed to packages of the samples mailed inside covers franked with the 3c Orangeburg coils -- an outstanding collateral item for an Orangeburg coil stamp or cover (Image Magnifier)

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E. 750-1,000 3,250
306   3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Well-centered with wide margins, deep rich color, wavy-lines Orangeburg machine cancel, faint and truly negligible corner crease at bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL.

With 1943 A.P.S. and 1980 P.F. certificates. (Image Magnifier)

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10,000 12,000
307   3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Well-centered with wide and even margins at sides, deep rich color, neat wavy-lines machines cancel, very faint vertical crease

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL.

Signed "S A" (Spencer Anderson) on back. (Image Magnifier)

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10,000 0
308   3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to top, rich color, light wavy-lines Orangeburg machine cancel, few light wrinkles as are often found on the Orangeburg coils

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL.

With 1942 American Board of Experts (signed Bartels and Klemann) and 1985 P.F. certificates. (Image Magnifier)

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10,000 6,500
309   3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered to top right, deep rich color, tied by "Orangeburg N.Y. Apr. 27 5PM 1911" machine postmark on light gray clasped envelope with "Bell & Company Incorporated Manufacturing Chemists" corner card, usual cover edge creasing that affects stamp (creases and tiny breaks in fibers)

A FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ORANGEBURG COIL ON COVER. ONLY TWELVE ORANGEBURG COIL COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

This April 27, 1911, date is very early for the Orangeburg coil. (Image Magnifier)

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22,500 10,000
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