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Postal History Collections
 
 
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Lot 212
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U.S., Postal Stationery, Large Cut Square Collection / Stock. In six albums, plus a stock book, with moderate duplication of some cut squares or entires. A few of the mint highlights include: U17, U40 entire (2), U41 entire (2), U42-45, W55, U62, U67a with APS certificate, U69, U71, U72, U93, U96, U99 (2), U102, U107, U183, U210, U211, U270, U307, U342, U346, U347, U489, U501, UC27 and UO47. Condition appears mostly sound (with a few minor faults among the early issues) with a good diversity of issues that could really help fill in your collection, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, This is one of the largest collections of this type we have seen in a while, so if you are a specialist, this collection might be for you.
Scott approximately $16,000 (Owner's) Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $5,400.
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Lot 213

U.S., Airmail Postal Stationery Accumulation, 1970-2000. A fresh clean lot of several hundred mostly airmail stationery, heavy duplication on some, plus #1909 space covers (9), happy hunting, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $330.
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Lot 214

U.S., Postal Stationery, Large Collection, 1861-1965. Residing in six binders, well over 400 items, includes censored, registered, UPC overprint, fancy cancels, uprated, illustrated advertising, #112 uprating U19, with destinations such as Singapore, China, India, San Juan to France, forwarded to New South Wales, Ecuador, Chile, Denmark, South Africa, a few mint, loads of sale able material, mixed condition, overall a striking collection sure to please the most discerning of tastes, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 215

U.S., Postal Stationery, Mint Postal Cards and Entires Collection, 1873-2000. A sharp collection of mint postal cards and entires, better include UX1, UX3, UX5-UX16, UX18-UX30, fresh clean lot with very few issues, a quick inspection will draw you in, Very Fine.
Scott $3,600 (Owner's) Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 216

U.S., Postal Stationery, Used Group, 1870-1925. Over 125 covers, many uprated, includes 231 & 235 uprating U250 to Germany, 230-232 uprating U324, 397 (6) and 398, 425 uprating U416, 287 & 279B uprating U324 to Canada, and 394 (2), 302 (3) on U324 to Holland with postage due, with a few foreign destinations, duplication, a delightful grouping, a fine addition to any postal history stock, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $570.
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Lot 217

U.S., Postal Stationery, Mint Stamped Envelopes, 1915-70. Hundreds, includes items such as U436g, U441, U544c, and many others, fresh clean lot, please examine, Very Fine.
Scott $4,200 Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 218

U.S., Postal Stationery, Used Wrapper Collection, 1868-1925. 34 wrappers housed in a binder, with many uprated, some destinations include Denmark, German States, Uruguay, France, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 219
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U.S., Mint & Unused Stamped Envelopes 1907-1932. Mostly mint lot of hundreds with a few unused, includes U406a (2), U409a, U411f (5), U411g (3), U413f (2), U420a, U421a, some premium items present, please examine carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,100 Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 220
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U.S., Postal Stationery, War Department Cut Squares and Entires Fancy Cancel Collection. 17 cut squares and 5 entires with stars, letters, a Masonic, Skull and Bones, U.S. Monogram and Pinwheels, condition is a little mixed with a good variety of these difficult cancels on official mail cut squares and entires, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 221

U.S., Postal Stationery, Columbian & Washington Bicentennial, 1893-1932. Mostly mint material, Columbians include eight 1¢, 21 2¢ including two Wells Fargo imprints, four 5¢, and a decent array of the Bicentennials, excellent material at an excellent price, Very Fine.
Scott $470 Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 222

U.S., Postal Stationery, Exceptional Quality Mint Cut Square Collection, 1854-1953. 280 plus cut squares in old spring back album on quadrille pages, full of exceptional quality cut squares full corners from early U9 to more modern issues, each carefully identified by Scott number. Each cut square is a premium piece, but there are not many "high catalog" singles, however you will find many cut squares in the $10-$50 range that should sell for very high percentages of Scott value., Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $540.
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Lot 223
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U.S., Postal Stationery, Cut Square Collection, 1853-1971. In Scott specialty album, with better items that include: U36, U38, U39, U62, U64, U99, W112, U129, U174, U186, U188, U206, U337, U338,W427, W435 and U493. Condition appears generally sound, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott approximately $5,000 (Owner's) Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $960.
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Lot 224

U.S., Postal Stationery, Mint & Used Collection, 1873-1935. Approximately 550 covers, with fancy cancels, registered, uprated, officials, possessions, a few better includes U277 with Grisbys Bluff TX large solid star (S/R 6), U349 with Warm Springs VA large star with hole, U335 uprated with 294 & two 295, and a 2¢ 267 bisect on a U335, mixed condition, mint & posted, a wonderful selection to plow through, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,140.
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Lot 225

U.S., Postal Stationery, Collection of Used Wrappers. 17 wrappers, includes #24 with clipped perfs from Columbus OH to Philadelphia PA, #24 on wrapper from Ware MA to Watertown NY, 1¢ wrapper to Switzerland, uprated 1¢ wrapper with 219 to Paris France, uprated 1¢ wrapper with 206 to Germany, 1¢ wrapper to Holland, 1¢ wrapper to Turkey and a homemade wrapper with 212 to NJ, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 226

U.S., Postal Stationery, War Dept., 1875, 2¢ red on orange (Scott UO49). Approximately 80 entires, UPSS WD die 11, size 10, Fine to Very Fine.
UPSS WD63.
Scott $8,000 Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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Lot 227

U.S., Postal Cards, Collection, 1873-2010. Residing in four Scott albums, with used UX1, mint UX3 (2), UX5 (2), UX6 (2), UX7 (2), UX8 (2), UX10 (2), UX12 (2), UX13, UX15 (2), UX19-UX20 (2), UX21, UX32 (2), UX47, UY1, UY3, UY4, UY5, with lots of mint face, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 228

U.S., Postal Cards, Better Usages Collection. Over one hundred twenty postal cards or envelopes, better includes illustrated ad cover for hats, illustrated ad cover for Mosler, Bahmann & Co safes, allover ad for Putnam Machine Co Fitchburg MA, postal cards include illustrated ad card for Seibert Visible Feed Bearing Cup, 1886 illustrated ad card for coins, illustrated card for Mosler Safe Co., group of five cards with Brazil, Canada, South Africa, Chile & Mexico as destinations, UX3 with nail & screw marks, group of twenty three cards with better cancels, three UX3 with watermark varieties and group of UX1 cards postmarked May 1873, first month of usage, with many unusual items present, a careful inspection will yield significant rewards, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 229

U.S., Postal Cards, Mint Lot, 1879-1920. With UX6, UX9-UX11, UX14, UX16, UX18, UX22-UX24, UX26-UX28, UX33, UX38, and a group of 20 UY29, fresh, clean and attractive, Very Fine.
Scott $448 Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 230
U.S., Miscellaneous Autograph Collection, 1860-2000. 39 autographs that includes Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne, Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, Secretary of Treasury William Windom, Supreme Court Justice David Davis, Albert Gallitan, Lincoln Vice President Hannibal Hamlin, explorer Robert Byrd, financier Jay Cooke, President Millard Fillmore, and editor Horace Greely, with plenty of other luminaries, please examine carefully.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 231
U.S., Miscellaneous Autographed Items, 1860-1980. Presented in two albums, over 80 autographed and non autographed items, better includes autographed photo of Wrong Way Corrigan, six Mutoscope cards of big band leaders, a rare WWII Allied newsletter dropped over Holland, autograph of J.C. Spinner, autographed photo of Ann Richards, Sanitary Fair envelope, Fremont campaign envelope, Civil War letter with war content, 1861 Cincinnati newspaper with much war content, a wonderful stew of sale able material.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 232
U.S., Postmaster General Autograph Collection. Presented in four albums, one album entirely James Farley, with over 180 autographs and ephemera and over 150 Farley signed letters, there are also cut signatures, free franked covers, letters, also includes official Post Office notices, covers and bulletins, a wondrously comprehensive collection, mixed condition, review is urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $660.
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Lot 233

U.S., First Lady Free Franks, 1880-1945. 14 covers that include includes Grace Coolidge (2), Frances Cleveland on a mourning cover, Lucretia Garfield, Eleanor Roosevelt, Edith Roosevelt, and Edith Wilson, with useful duplication, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $660.
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Lot 234
U.S., The Motherlode of Congressional & Gubernatorial Autographs. An amazing collection of autographs from the 1990s, includes 270+ autographed photos, mostly addressed to "Jim", approximately 50 autopenned, over 100 transmittal letters, plus some miscellaneous signatures on business cards etc., gathered by a retired congressional staffer, a one of a kind lot not easily duplicated, we will leave it to the viewers to determine the lots true value, a political junkies' dream.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 235
U.S., Attorney General Autograph Collection. 36 autographs on various documents, includes George H. Williams, Caleb Cushing, William Rogers, Benjamin Brewster, John Crittenden, William Mitchell, Benjamin Butler, a fresh collection with most identified, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 236
U.S., Cartoonists Autograph Collection. 30 autographs on various mediums, includes Reg Smith (Andy Capp), Tom Cheney, Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey), Jim Meddick (Robotman), Jerry Scott (Nancy), Cathy Guiswite (Cathy), Walter Lantz (Woody Woodpecker), Bill Hoest (The Lockhorns) and Bill Keamer (The Family Circus, also included is a set of 40 cartoons, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 237
U.S., NASA Astronauts Autographs & Photos. An enthralling collection of these ever popular items, with fourteen autographs and fifty photos, autographs include Walter Cunningham Apollo 7, Guin Bluford, Gerald Carr, Henry Hartsfield, Paul Weitz, Anna Fisher, Joe Engle & Richard Truly Skylab, Fred Halse & Gordon Fullerton, Dale Gardner, Michael Coats, Joseph Allen, Dave Scott, photos are 8X10 colored and includes Edward White III, Donn Eisele, Eugene Cernan, Gordon Cooper, Dick Gordon, Elliot See, Don Slayton, Thomas Stafford, Walter Cunningham, John Young, Frank Borman, Charles Conrad, James McDivitt, Scott Carpenter, plus many more, a tremendous lot to build upon or break up for retail sales, a few condition issues, inspection encouraged.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 238

U.S., Stampless Covers With Manuscript Town Cancels. 31 covers, includes Bridgeport, Barnet, Brookline, Burlington, Charlotte, Clarendon, St Albans, Hartford, Rutland, McIndoes Falls, Bridgewater, Hyde Park, Swanton Centre, Cabot, Factory Point, Montpelier, Bolton, Leicester, Addison, Sheldon, Norwich, Charleton, Danby, Cavendish, Hancock and Ferrisburgh, a few duplicates, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $720.
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Lot 239

U.S., Sea Post Service Covers, 1895-1940. 75 covers, postal cards and picture postcards mounted on annotated display pages, a few better includes U.S.-German Sea Post #1 on cover with pair of 255, U.S.-German Sea Post 4 on cover with strip of five 264, U.S.-German Sea Post 12 on picture postcard of Kaiserin Maria Theresa with 281, the only reported provisional U.S. Sea Post #1 on cover with 234, U.S.-British Sea Post #8 on picture postcard, U.S.-French Sea Post #21 on picture postcard of S.S. Niagara, a magnificent collection with many different examples of these postmarks, inspection is mandatory, a few condition issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 240

U.S., Gun Cover Collection. Housed in a binder, 43 covers gun or gun related, better includes blind embossed cover for Allen & Wheelock Fire Arms Worcester MA, 1898 The Winchester Repeating Take Down Shotgun with illustrations on front & back, 1900 Laflin & Rand Smokeless Powder with multicolored illustration of a Rough Rider, Winchester Repeating Rifles, Shot Guns with multicolored illustration of western mountain man, two Remington Guns & Rifles, one with multicolored women hunting and the second with a multicolored man & his dog hunting, mixed condition, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,320.
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Lot 241

U.S., Advertising Cover Selection, 1869-1905. 25 advertising covers, better illustrated includes Louisville KY Elbel & Co spurs, Pawnee OK Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Trenton NJ Greenwood Pottery, New Haven CT Yale Bicentennial, and Spartanburg SC F Cantrell & Co buggies, scarce subjects present, mixed condition, be sure to inspect them, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $540.
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Lot 242

U.S., Exposition Card & Cover Collection 1893-1916. Over 90 cover or postcards in a binder, with stamps with exposition postmarks and 9 tickets for the Columbian exposition, includes cards & covers for 13 Columbian Exposition, 5 Pan American Exposition, 8 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 27 Jamestown Exposition, 24 Hudson Fulton Exposition, plus various other expositions, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $660.
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Lot 243

U.S., Small Collection of Valentines & Covers, 1850-1905. 14 embossed covers, includes stampless from Belleville OH to city, 3¢ Bank Note with valentine, 1884 with 210 from Worcester to West Boylston MA, 1884 with pair 2¢ 183 from New York City to Richfield Springs NY, very mixed condition, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 244
U.S., Ephemera - 19th Century U.S., Silk Ribbons. Eight ribbons in a pristine, lovely album, commemorating the U.S. Centenary in 1876 (6, picturing George Washington with various patriotic slogans or quotations), the 400th Anniversary of Columbus' Discovery of America (using the design of the 2¢ Columbian issue, Scott #231) and the Salvation Army; slight bump to the album's top corner, which in no way affects the ribbons; plenty of space for adding to the collection, an interesting and difficult lot of fragile ephemera.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $420.
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Lot 245

U.S., CE2 Cover Collection. Over 235 covers franked with CE2, with zeppelin flights, registered, Prexies, airmails, first flights, censored, forwarded, Canadian postage dues, other foreign destinations, mixed condition, review urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 246

U.S., C11 Cover Collection, 1928-50. Approximately 150 covers housed in two binders, includes first flights, zeppelin flights, rocket mail, airmails, catapults, 1930 Santa Claus cancel from Santa Claus IN, first flight from Cristobal to Chile, with destinations like Greece, Finland, Uruguay, mixed frankings like Mexico, France, Canada & Cuba, an exciting collection of this popular stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $960.
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Lot 247

U.S., First Air Post Special Delivery (CE1-CE2) Cover Collection. Approximately 125 covers in a binder, includes first flights, zeppelin flights, rocket mail, naval covers, forwarded, FAMs, books of four, a great collection for little money, examine please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 248
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U.S., Douglas DC2 & DC3 Collection, 1935-80. Over 400 covers, picture postcards, photos, airmail etiquettes and stamp showing the DC2 & DC3, with covers from Czechoslovakia, Romania, Netherlands, U.S., Sweden, Switzerland, Gibraltar, Germany, Argentina, Israel, France, Ecuador, South Africa, Egypt, wit a few signed by the pilot, neatly mounted and annotated on quadrille pages, a superior collection for every aerophile, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 249

U.S., Crash Cover Collection, 1925-45. 11 covers, includes 1929 "Damaged in Plane Crash Park City UT", 1947 "Damage Due to Air Mail Interruption near Chicago IL, 1928 "Damaged In Mail Plane/Accident At Huron Ohio, 1941 "Delay Due to Air Plane Interruption Near Lakeland FL, and 1929 "Damaged in Plane cash Atlanta GA", valuable and historic, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 250

U.S., Collection of The Gray Goose Airways Ephemera. An intriguing collection of photos, research material and relating to the air line, with 1930 illustrated cover, two stock certificates and loads of research material, photos appear to be copies, a great little lot for the specialist, please inspect for maximum pleasure, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 251

U.S., The Ultimate Special Delivery Cover Collection. Approximately 790 covers in eight volumes, including E1 (45), E2 (32), E3 (23), E4 (33), E5 (170), E6 (265), E7 (5), E8 (169), E9 (20), E10 (27), with illustrated ad covers, picture postcards and postal cards, mixed franking from England & Mexico, postage dues, well worth many times our low estimate, mixed condition, inspection is always advised but this lot should not disappoint, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $5,700.
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Lot 252

U.S., E11 Cover Collection, 1917-22. Over 230 covers, with picture postcards and postal cards, mixed frankings, postage dues, official seals, forwarded, censored, illustrated advertising, a treasure trove of material, mixed condition but a useful lot, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 253

U.S., Special Delivery Cover Collection, 1888-2000. Over 100 covers, with postal cards, picture postcards, illustrated advertising, postage dues, Western Union Telegraph Co cover, CE1 on rocket mail, Prexies, registered, first flights, plenty of sale able covers, mixed condition, careful inspection will be well worth the time spent, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $660.
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Lot 254

U.S., Special Delivery Postal History Collection 1925-1951. Approximately 140 covers with E13-E19, includes Prexies, airmails, forwarded, first day cover, mixed condition, examination is suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,003.
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Lot 255

U.S., Special Delivery Covers, 1892-1925. 17 covers, includes E11 with C1 on corner ad cover addressed to Atlantic City NJ, E15 with 623 tied by fancy star cancels to Winchester VA, E15 with 773 tied on a Ocean Letter addressed to Rochester NY, E14 with 560 & 562 strip of three on tag for chickens, and E15 & C10 on cover to NYC with violet straight line "Not In Room" and "Tubes", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $390.
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Lot 256

U.S., Special Delivery Collection, 1887-2000. Presented n two volumes, the first album has 62 covers, better includes stampless from Groton MA to North Chelsea MA with manuscript "P.M. in great haste", a 1921 cover with C1, and a 1914 cover with three Q4, the second volume has all sorts of Special Delivery cards & notification, an 1885 Lists of Post Offices of the Immediate Delivery System, Special Delivery Parcel Post tags and more, mixed condition, inspection suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $330.
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Lot 257

U.S., Special Delivery to Foreign Destination Cover Collection, 1922-51. 12 cover with Special Delivery stamps to foreign destinations, includes E14 forwarded to Germany, E14 to Italy, E14 to Czechoslovakia, E14 to Argentina, and E15 to Hawaii forwarded to Australia, a useful collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $216.
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Lot 258

U.S., Official Seals on Covers, 1896-1972. 12 covers, with two seals on cover with CE1, seal on C23 forwarded, E15 on McKinley memorial cover, and OX10 on Italy cover to NYC, better markings and frankings, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 259

U.S., Parcel Post & Parcel Post Due Cover Collection. Over 50 covers in a binder, Q1 (17), Q2 (11), Q3 (4), Q4, Q5 (6), Q6, Q8, Q9, JQ1 (7), JQ3, JQ4, on various covers, huge catalog value, mixed condition, a collection not soon duplicated, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $3,120.
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Lot 260

U.S., Telegram & Telegraph Lot, 1868-1995. Over 450 items packed in two albums, with material like telegrams, covers, whole books of telegraph blanks, labels, stickers, a tremendous amount of items present, some mixed condition, intact as received, please visit, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $660.
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Lot 261

U.S., Christmas Seals Tied to Cards or Covers, 1909-40. Starts with a photo and write up of Emily Bissell, designer of the first Christmas seal, then two Wisconsin seals tied to picture postcards, then over 40 picture postcards or covers with tied Christmas seals, includes WX3 (8), WX6 (2), WX7 (3), WX (4), Fine to Very Fine, a terrific lot with plenty of upside, thoroughly recommended for a careful viewing.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $480.
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Lot 262

U.S., Back-of-the-Book Collection, 1870-2000. An amazing amalgamation of philatelic stuff, filling a large box with things like college stamp, stage tickets, postal business forms, illegal usage R154 block of four, volume of Express Mail covers and envelopes, binder of first flight covers, binder of mint & used postal cards, binder of Lincoln stamps, binder of 20th century local post covers, album of Long Island NY town cancel covers, binder of presidential related ephemera, binder of WWI covers, and several manila folders of various late 20th century postal history, break up value would be a killer, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $780.
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Lot 263

U.S., First Issue Covers Collection, 1847. Incredible collector's hoard of #1 and #2 on cover: 17 with #1 Franklin (including a cover with pair) and 3 with #2 Washington; shades, cancel types and colors, postage due, redirected…a fantastic lot that's unpicked and unchecked, definitely worth a look.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $6,600.
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Lot 264

U.S., Washington Franklin Postal History Collection, 1909-22. Over 150 cards/covers in three binders, includes forwarded with France postage dues and Switzerland stamps, Great Britain & US mixed franking, Italy postage due, WX6 Christmas Seal tied, uprated postal card to China, Germany & US flight cover with mixed franking, #515 block of four to Russia, straight line "Held For Postage", and this barely scratches the surface, suffice to say this a clean valuable lot, perfect to break up, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,120.
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Lot 265

U.S., 1847 Issue Cover Collection (Scott 1-2). A total of seven covers (4 #1's and 1 #2), consisting of 5¢ on stained cover with brown circular grid and matching brown Newton, N.J. postmark with P.F. certificate, 5c on cover with red square grid cancel and New York postmark, 5c on folded letter with manuscript cancel, 5c tied to cover with red town postmark, 5c tied to illustrated folded letter (dateline 1847), top part is torn off, but still included, with red grid cancel and matching 14 Jul New York postmark (only two weeks after first day of issue), 5c pair on folded letter with red square grid cancels and New York postmark, 5c on cover with black circular grid cancel and red Boston postmark, 10c cancelled with manuscript cancel on cover with blue Dayton, O. postmark, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,050 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 266

U.S., President James A. Garfield Collection. An intriguing collection of our 20th president, besides the cover and stamps Garfield adorned there are numerous ephemera related to his term and assassination, includes large memorial card, an actual custom tobacco tag for his cigars, stereoview of Garfield & Lincoln, signature to Charles Guiteau, telegram from Garfield, engravings, cabinet of Mrs. Garfield, mourning card, and a campaign cover, be sure to put this on your "To see" list, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 267

U.S., Prexies on Cover Collection, 1938-58. 30 covers all with Prexie franking, includes 5¢ (810) tied to 1942 cover with manuscript "Prisoner of War" with violet straight line "Returned To Sender/Service Suspended", 1942 cover with 50¢ (831) with 20¢ (C9) with censor tape to Palestine, 1946 cover with 20¢ (825) and 30¢ (C30) on Special Delivery Air Mail to Paris forwarded to Haute Savoi, 1953 cover with 24¢ (828), 17¢ (822) & 10¢ (C34) to Chile, an astounding grouping of choice material, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 268

U.S., Automobile Related Cover Collection, 1901-45. Presented in two albums, over 160 covers and picture postcards from 1901-1920, with many illustrated, a couple of foreign, a few better early illustrated covers includes 1903 Orient Buckboard, 1902 Remington Automobile, 1915 Haynes, 1911 Hupp Yeats Electric, 1907 Stevens Duryea, 1909 Oldsmobile, along with dozens of magazine ads, correspondence, stock certificate and more, if you collect cars or are interested in expanding your stock, this is your lot, some mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 269

U.S., Postal History Avalanche, 1815-1910. Approximately 100 covers, plus post office ephemera, includes fancy cancels, Wells Fargo, exposition, advertising, stampless, forwarded, better include allover ad for steam boilers, 1922 2¢ bisect on picture postcard, 115 on cover to England, two Sanitary Commission covers, well worth our low estimate, mixed condition, check this one out carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $720.
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Lot 270

U.S., #113 Cover Collection. 72 covers on Vario pages, in white binder, with several fancy cancels including an interesting Masonic, an early precancel, unsealed circulars, some early advertising corner cards, a Military Official Business cover, a few foreign destinations, etc. A collection for the specialist with some interesting usages and attractive advertising covers, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,140.
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Lot 271

U.S., Cover & Postal Stationery Collection, 1869-1990. Thousands of U.S. first day covers, mint & used postal stationery, first flights, all stored in plastic tubs, with some 19th century items, a solid way to add to your inventory, please examine, few if any condition issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $510.
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Lot 272

U.S., Auxiliary Markings Collection, 1880-2000. Well over 100 covers, with various auxiliary marking residing in a binder, includes dozens of "Pointing Hands", also "Deficiency in Address", "Postage Appears/to Have Been Paid", "Returned For Better Address", "Unclaimed", Not For Carrier No.", lots of scarce material here, mixed condition, viewing is recommended for full appreciation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $570.
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Lot 273

U.S., Seapost & Paquetboat Postal History Collection, 1890-1930. 18 covers/cards with sea post cancels, includes Cristobal C.Z. Paquetbot, United States Seapost, United States Sea P.O., U.S. Seapost Canal Zone, U.S. Ger. Sea Post S.S. Bremen, a sweet little lot that is sure to please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 274

U.S., John F. Kennedy Collection. Residing in seven volumes, includes ticket to Rededication of New York International Airport to JFK International Airport, album of 89 JFK covers, two albums of 168 memorial JFK covers, two volumes of 112 foreign memorial covers, and finally a binder of JFK related autographed material, with signatures like Dean Acheson, Jamet Lee Auchincloss, Melvin Belli, John B Connally, Dwight D Eisenhower, Clinton Hill, and Lyndon Johnson, excellent value, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 275

U.S., Premium Postal History Collection, 1847-1925. 14 classic covers that includes #1 three margined single tied by red c.d.s. and pen cancelled to Zaneville OH, #1 single cancelled with black circular grid with Jamestown NY c.d.s. to Ellicottville NY, O74 tied by New York duplex on cover to City with PF certificate, U443 with QE2 & 647-648 from Honolulu to MA, a ducky selection of premium material, the philatelic maven will recognize that there many hard to come by covers present, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 276

U.S., Cover Collection, 1850-1975. Housed in a binder, includes Scott #656 first day cover, V-Mail, first flights, Hartford fancy star on #65, postal stationery errors, #65 (3) on cover to Hawaii, 1936 New York rocket mail (4), #368 block of 6 on cover from Eugene Klein, stampless, and U420 and U494 mint, an exciting selection, easy on the eyes and the wallet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 277

U.S., Postal History & First Day Cover Collection 1893-1960. #230, 232 & 236 on U348 to Germany, pair 297 on cover to Syracuse NY, 397 & two 298 on cover to Japan, pairs of 548-550 on cover to New Zealand, 614-616 first day cover, 617-619 to Nickles Washington DC, 620-621 blocks of four on first day cover, Washington Bicentennial on one first day cover, 855 baseball cacheted, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 278
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Lot 279

U.S., Collection of Modern Officials on Cover. Includes 29 covers, 32 stamps, 21 blocks and 20 strips, fascinating collection, be sure to check this one out, huge potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $330.
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Lot 280

U.S., Modern Postal History Collection, 1970-2000. 17 covers, includes block of four #1066 on cover to Swaziland, uprated airletter with E23 to Kenya, registered cover with #2193 (8), 1853 (3) & 2169 (2), 1958 Diplomatic Mail Pouch to United Nations, and a Priority Rate Special Delivery cover with #1294 (5), 1291 (2) & 1584 (3), an exciting lot of overlooked material, a very useful collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $510.
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Lot 281

U.S., 1¢ Perf 12½ #536 Postal History Collection, 1919 (Scott 536). A collection of 13 covers/cards franked with this scarce stamp, includes 1¢ tied to U379, block of four tied to cover, three pairs tied to three different covers, and eight singles tied to eight different picture postcards, terrific catalog value, careful review should reward the ardent viewer, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,455 Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $570.
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Lot 282
U.S., Political Memorabilia Collection. 18 items, includes Clay / Frelinghuysen illustrated lettersheet, Zach Taylor illustrated lettersheet, 1949 Harry S. Truman Inaugural Gala booklet, Mr Porter's Eulogy on Washington, Mr Gano's Sermon on the Death of General Washington, and a Blaine/Logan and a Tilden/Hendricks ballot, interesting & historic lot, mixed condition, there is much more here than described and this collection should really be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $510.
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Lot 283

U.S., Mostly 1861 Issue, Boston, Mass Cover Collection. 60+ covers (mostly 3c 1861 issue #65) with various geometric and paid cancels from Boston, Mass, some interesting corner cards with some nice embossed corner cards, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 284

U.S., Postal History Collection, 1850-1975. Hundreds of covers/cards in five binders in a large box, besides censored, metered, POW, picture postcards, advertising, special delivery, and registered covers the lot includes 20L4 tied to cover with Apex certificate, all over advertising cover for Saturday Globe Utica, J52a tied to a picture postcard with PF certificate, Susanville CA Coca Cola ad cover, Mack Truck ad cover, should be easy pickings, some condition issues, but overwhelmingly, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,140.
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Lot 285

U.S., Postal History Lot, 1870-1970. Hundreds of covers and cards in a box, with postal stationery, Prexies, censored, Canal Zone, picture postcards, space related lot, First Days, registered, first flights, naval covers, cacheted event covers and some ephemera, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $660.
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Lot 286

U.S., Postal History Group, 1840-80. Group of five covers, includes 1847 printed Post Office memo with straight line "Post Office Department/Official Business", an Oregon Territorial c.d.s. in a pair of 3¢ (10A), 12¢ (36B) tied by circular grid with red New Orleans LA c.d.s. on folded letter sheet, pair of 10¢ (116) cancelled, with red New York postal marking addressed to Germany, and a fancy cancel "B" tying 1¢ (145) to cover addressed to Toms River NJ with 2016 PF certificate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $510.
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Lot 287

U.S., Mostly FDCs and Flight Covers, 20th Century. 24 boxes comprising what has to 7,500 to 10,000 covers, there's UN and other items but actually several boxes of UN flight covers which are actually not encountered very often, the rest is US and useful, some higher values and cacheted as far as we could tell, cheap in any case and worth a bid, quick to review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 288

U.S., Aviation Anniversary Covers, 1934-94. 125 covers commemorating all aspects of aviation history, some marvelous cachets, must be inspected, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 289

U.S., Rural Free Delivery Covers, 1899-1980s. Collection of about 60 covers or cards, 50 of which are no later than 1914 including an 1897 New York "Collection & Distribution Wagon No. 1", a 1899 "Detroit & Algonac Rural Free Delivery Steamboat" cover (reduced), two cutouts from the Shriver experimental period in Carroll County, Md. and a 1901 Marshall, Wis. "R.F.D." cancel on a wrapper to England; these are followed by a wide variety of "R.F.D." cancels; the later covers feature auxiliary markings, mainly "Not for Route…", etc.; also included are a few collateral pieces, such as two different R.F.D. Carrier's Christmas greeting cards and two illustrated advertising covers, one picturing an R.F.D. Horse, Wagon and Postman, the other and ad for a "Rural Delivery Mails Box". A truly fascinating lot that could easily form the basis of an award-winning exhibit and is certainly worth more than the sum of its parts; accompanied by several relevant clippings and articles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 290

U.S., Jamestown Exposition Issue Postal History Collection, 1907. 43 cards / covers in a binder, includes 328 (29), 329 (10) & 330 (3), many on exposition picture postcards, an attractive grouping, mixed condition, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $510.
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Lot 291

U.S., Arctic & Antarctic Postal History Collection, 1957-62. 24 covers posted during the exploration on the Arctic & Antarctic regions, includes Operation Deep Freeze Antarctica cover to US, cover from USS Eldorado during its task force signed by Captain Hogan, cover from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spar during Arctic Operation, a valuable lot with many highlights, close examination is warranted to truly appreciate the value represented, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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Lot 292

U.S., Private Vending Coils on Cover, 1909-15. 15 covers franked with private perfs, nine are Schermacks and six are Mailometer, inexpensive opportunity to restock, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $270.
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Lot 293

U.S., Transportation Cover Collection. Stuffed into a large carton, includes album with seventy two 1960-2000 submarine covers, an album with 132 1920s to 1960s first flight covers, album of trans Atlantic ship covers, mostly 1950s-1980s, 300+ train covers, and an album of miscellaneous material, as sure a winner as you'll find, bid early-bid often, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $360.
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Lot 294

U.S., Consular Mail from U.S., & Foreign Countries, 1880-1940. Group of over fifty American Consular Service covers and cards from U.S. and from stations abroad, mostly legal size from a range of origins including: Italy, Cuba, Siam, Algeria, Hong Kong, Singapore, Straits Settlements, Trinidad, Saint Pierre & Miquelon, Australia, Russia, Samoa, Egypt, Greece, also U.S. from the 1880s to 1920s, with some very interesting contents, a one of a kind collection, mixed condition, be sure to set aside sufficient time to review this lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $270.
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Lot 295

U.S., Postal History Collection, 1861-88. 100 covers, with eight Black Jacks, nine #114 on cover, four mourning covers, two Columbian Issue covers, eight stampless and a bunch of 3¢ Washington and Bank Note covers, some better cancels, mixed condition, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $360.
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Lot 296

U.S., Cover Collection, 1851-1905. 30 #11s with a few #10s, and 64 advertising covers, advertising includes blind embossed, allovers, illustrated, mostly Bank Notes, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $480.
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Lot 297

U.S., Stampless Covers, 1840-70. Over 60 covers, with better 1824 red "Farmers Bank Paid", blue Lancaster PA with matching "5" rate & "Paid", manuscript Milton MA, decent strikes throughout, mixed condition, review please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $570.
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Lot 298

U.S., 3¢ 1851 Cover Collection. 12 covers, with #10s & 11s, seven with contents, and an advertising ad cover for a commission merchant in New York City, cute little group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 299

U.S., Bank Note Covers, 1870-88. Over 115 covers franked with 2¢ & 3¢ Bank Notes, some corner ads, some interesting cancels including RPOs, mixed condition, be sure and have a look see, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $168.
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Lot 300

U.S., Antarctic Related Cover Selection, 1934-88. About 40-50 covers and cards housed in a cover album, better includes Shackleton lecture ad card, Operation Highjump cacheted cover, Snow Cruiser reaches the South Pole cacheted cover, excellent value, great potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $240.
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Lot 301

U.S., Famous Americans Cover Collection. 40 covers/cards in a binder, with picture postcards, air mail, first day covers, special delivery, postage dues, with plenty of 10¢'s, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $156.
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Lot 302

U.S., Change of Rate Cover Collection, 1925-76. Made up of 15 covers, includes 1932 first day 3¢ rate with #635, 1932 last day 5¢ airmail rate with C16, 1927 first day 10¢ airmail rate with C10, 1946 last day of 8¢ rate with C25 and first day 5¢ rate C32 on same cover, a nice clean collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $132.
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Lot 303

U.S., Fancy Cancel Cover Collection. 14 covers with various fancy cancels, with letters, geometric and color cancels, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $330.
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Lot 304

U.S., Cover Balance. A total of 60 covers and post cards, consisting of 25 post cards (Tuck and Sons) from Washington to Theodore Roosevelt, and a group of 35 miscellaneous covers with several stampless covers, a few 3c 1857 issues, Scott 113, 548-50 on three covers, 16 of the covers are a last name mini-topical family name collection to or from Bagby, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 305

U.S., Army Post Offices (APO), Assortment of Covers, 1946-53. Approximately 300 covers sent to the United States by American soldiers serving in Japan after the end of WWII. Excellent lot for the internet dealer or specialized collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $132.
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Lot 306

U.S., Cover Accumulation 19th and early 20th Century. A few hundred loose covers in a small box, with 3¢ 1851 and 1857 issues, some Washington / Franklins, some post cards. Who knows what interesting cover you might find here? A nice variety, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $144.
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Lot 307

U.S., Classic First Day Cover Collection, 1926-39. Over 325 first day covers in three cover albums, with better #627 first Hebert Griffin cachet, #627 first Baxter cachet, #628 Ericsson cachet, 635-642, 642 plate block, 644 first Hunt cachet, 643 & 644 first Gerow cachet, 647-648 plate blocks on one cover, 647-648 A. E. Gorham cachet, 651 first Ioor cachet, 655 first Klotzbach cachet, 656 line pairs, 834 centerline block of four, some uncommon material present, light duplication, come on down, grab a chair and set a spell, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,520.
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Lot 308

U.S., Early First Day Cover Collection, 1923-31. Over 80 classic first day covers, better includes 552, 553, 555, 556, 564, 576, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589, 590, 591, 600, 602, 603, 617-619, 619 block of four, 620-621, with useful duplication, a few condition issues, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 309

U.S., Special Handling & Special Delivery First Day Cover Collection. Housed in a binder, QE1 (15) singles (5) blocks of four and a plate block of six, QE2 (16) singles (3) blocks of four, QE3 (16) singles (3) blocks of four, and QE4 (3), QE4 & E13 first day cover (2), and QE1-3 (2), plus a few special delivery first day covers, enormous retail value, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,560.
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Lot 310

U.S., First Day Covers, 1922-93. Hundreds of covers in 22 albums, with better FDCs that include #614-16, 617-19, 620-21, a few Kans.-Nebr., 2c reds and various Farley issues from the Silver period, 555 with Hodgenville, KY postmark, 556-62, 584-91, 600, 602, 603, 622 with North Bend, Ohio, 632-37, 639-42, 698, 700-701, 740-49, 756-65, 3c purples, 785-93 (2 sets with different cachet makers), 803-33, 859-93 each signed by postmaster, 909-21, 1053 and C18., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,760.
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Lot 311

U.S., Premium Classic Period First Day Cover Collection. Approximately 150 first day covers mostly from the classical period including some better cachet makers; Crosby, Roessler, Shockley, Gundel, Linprint, Grandy, Knapp, etcetera, with notable covers that include: 645-5, 703-18 Gundel, 716-26 Gundel, 717-49 Gundel, 724-27 Gundel, 725-18 Gundel, 772-42a-42f, 772a15a-d15a, 782-95 Thomas Hardy, 785-94 #113 Rice, 795-59 first Warneford, 796-70 Ken Hecht, 799-66 - 802-66 Roessler, 857-92 first New York Employing Printers Association, 858-82a Fred Chambers, 899-901 Dr. G.H. Stephens hand drawn cachets, 929-24 Reuss, 930a-933d first Fluegel, 940 on wooden postcard, 975-79 first Kolor Kover (2 covers), USA 1157 / Mexico 910 duel issue covers (2 covers), 1355-19 first Marceline Lions Club (2 covers), USA 2620-3, Italy 1877-80 Artmaster Duel Issue cover, C21-17A Max Sage, C21-41a Crosby, C23-70c A.E. Owen, C25-31 (no C26), C31-15 Ioor, CE2-46 Gundel hand painted wood cut. A great selection of these early issues, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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