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Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World


Cover Collections and Accumulations
 
 
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Lot 1090

Worldwide, Rocket Mail Collection. Of stamps and covers, includes many better as purchased individually at auction, mail sale or retail, many of the more interesting and valuable items found within and still residing on the original cards/pages, worthy of a close inspection, seldom offered in such depth, and one of the nicer holdings we've had the pleasure of offering of this area, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 1091

Worldwide, Hindenburg Cover & Ephemera Collection, 1935-37. 90 covers and cards flown on the historic air craft, besides U.S., Germany, Netherlands, Brazil, there are covers from El Salvador, Belgium, Greece, Danzig & Italy, of special interest is a cover from Morocco to New York that was suspended service because of the crash, also the ephemera includes American Airlines passenger receipt dated 5/6/37, piece of red fabric from the airship, piece of silver fabric from the Hindenburg, passenger list from the 7/3/36 flight, schedule of flight for 1936, lettersheet & envelope from the airship, 1937 lunch & dinner menu, 1937 U.S. schedule, a magnificent lot that would please any collector or add inventory to any dealer's stock, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,640.
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Lot 1092

Worldwide, Postal History Abondanza, 1890-1960. A few thousand covers and cards, includes air mail, advertising, registered, first flights, from Latin America, Europe, Africa, British Commonwealth, better with 1936 Belgium first flight, 1950 Sudan airmail to U.S., 1945 Iceland registered and censored to U.S., 1938 Switzerland first flight, 1957 Pitcairn Islands first day cover 20-30, 1936 Madagascar around the island, 1937 Aero Club Royal de Belgique, 1937 France first flight French Antilles, many oversized covers, some with US postage dues or official seals, a true treasure trove, you never know what will appear next, mixed condition, inspection suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Realized $1,560.
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Lot 1093

Worldwide, Cover Avalanche, 1850-1960. A few thousand covers and cards in a large carton, includes postal stationery, picture postcards, airmail, first flights, censored, registered, from Germany, Romania, Queensland, Poland, Switzerland, Iran, Iceland, Columbia, Great Britain, Indo China, Viet Nam, Japan, Costa Rica, Austria, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Canada, a handful reveals 1940 first flight New Caledonia to San Francisco, 1937 first flight French Africa to US, Nova Scotia four covers franked with #9, and who knows what else lurks within, for the treasure hunter in all of you, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Realized $2,880.
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Lot 1094

Worldwide, Air Etiquettes on Cover, 1941 Onward. Approximately 300 airmail covers, all collected for the air etiquettes applied, a wide range of countries, frankings, etc., the demand for this type of cover is increasing, many scarce labels, must be seen.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1095

Worldwide, Exhibit Quality Catapult Covers Collection, 1928-32. 55 covers, with covers from Germany to U.S & U.S. to Germany via SS Bremen, 1932 catapult cover from Bremen connecting with Graf Zeppelin Flight to South America, U.S. to Germany & Germany to U.S. via S.S. Europa, first catapult flight from S.S. Ile de France to Paris, and a 1930 cover for the maiden voyage of the S.S. Europa that had no catapult service, professionally annotated, a choice collection, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $8,700.
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Lot 1096

Worldwide, Postal History Monstrosity, 1960-2000. Group of hundreds if not thousands of worldwide covers and cards, includes first days, airmails, maximum cards, balloon flights and cacheted event covers, from British Commonwealth, Europe and Latin America, a surprise at every corner, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $4,800.
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Lot 1097

Worldwide, Postal History Kaleidoscope, 1850-1975. Approximately 270 cards & covers includes expositions, air letters, first day covers, first flight covers, postal stationery, picture postcards, stampless, hotel, advertising, censored, Japan, Senegal, China, Egypt, Uruguay, Russia, Nepal, Tonga, great value with many $25.00 to $50.00 retail items, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Cricket.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,560.
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Lot 1098

Worldwide, Postal History Mayhem, 1906-2000. Hundreds of covers and picture postcards mostly arranged by country, with many British Commonwealth, Latin America, Europe and Asia, a quick scan did not reveal any major items, but a closer inspection should yield some surprises, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $480.
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Lot 1099

Worldwide, Ephemera Lot, 1818-1960. Group of items that includes documents with revenues, illustrated checks with revenues, marriage certificates, revenue stamped paper, small group of Great Britain documents, and a small binder with Duke tobacco cards of Postage Stamps, worth much more that our low estimate, examine thoroughly to ascertain this lot's true value, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $240.
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Lot 1100

Worldwide, Postal History Mish Mash, 1870-1960. Several hundred foreign covers from the countries of Czechoslovakia, Cuba, Canada, Mexico, India, Norway, Germany, Greece, Italy, Russia, Cyprus, Ethiopia, with censored, catapult, picture postcards, mourning covers, first flights, illustrated ad covers, fieldpost, a great lot at a great price, mixed condition, thoroughly recommended for a careful and patient viewing, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $192.
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Lot 1101

Worldwide, Interesting Cover Accumulation. Approximately 300 covers from a variety of usages, containing a few early stampless covers, a small group of early 1851/1857/1861 early 3c covers, 73 (2 pairs and single) on large piece to Nova Scotia, 45 early Airport dedication covers, a group of early unused Postal Stationary, 4 Confederate States covers and some Civil War soldiers mail covers, 50 Italian early Stampless covers, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $720.
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Lot 1102

Worldwide, Cover Collection, 1860-1975. Over 200 covers in three albums, includes first flights, cacheted, postal stationery, illustrated advertising, Canada Semi-Official stamped flights, WWII patriotics, and a whole lot more, a few condition issues, but generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $390.
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