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U.S.Postal History


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Lot 6650

1831, printed Post Office Department Business cover, printed cover addressed to Zoar OH giving balance of latest accounting period, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6651

1850's-60s, correspondence to Boston Gas & Light Company, twelve covers including one franked, from Liverpool, Newcastle and London, mostly business about supplies of coal, one letter discusses Trent Affair, excellent lot that needs further research, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6652

1879, early usage of addressing machine, 1¢ (182) damaged and tied by "Washington DC/1879/Sep 2/6 PM" cds, on ad card addressed to New Haven CT, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6653

1883, early typewritten address, 1¢ (206) tied by grid on card with typewritten address to Madison IN, with schedule for the 1883 54th commencement for Indiana University, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $36.
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Lot 6654

1884, Tilden Ladies Seminary West Lebanon NH, 2¢ (210) cancelled by segmented cork with West Lebanon NH cds, and purple handstamp for Tilden Ladies Seminary, on cover addressed to North Amherst MA; opened roughly at top, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32.
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Lot 6655

1884-89, correspondence to South America, nine covers addressed to Mr. Shute including one to his wife in Boston, five to Rio de Janeiro Brazil, two to Buenos Aires Argentina, and one incredibly traveled from Boston to London to St Albans to Rio de Janeiro, mixed condition but should yield some better material, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 6656

1885, two early typewritten letters with covers, two covers with 2¢ (210) tied by 1885 duplex on covers addressed to Stockton CA, with envelope and enclosures written by early typewriter, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32.
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Lot 6657

1887, registered cover Dayton OH to San Francisco, two 5¢ (205) and 2¢ (210) tied by Dayton OH duplexes, addressed to San Francisco on corner ad cover with swastika (good luck); edge flaws, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6658

1897, involute flag cancels, two covers from same correspondence, both addressed to New York City; some faults, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $30.
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Lot 6659

[1898 Spanish-American War] Allover flag cover, 2¢ (252) tied by 1898 Islip NY duplex on patriotic cover addressed to Glen Lake NY; a few edge flaws, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6660

[1898 Spanish-American War] Commodore Watson & Sailor With Flag & Telescope, 2¢ (267) tied by 1898 machine cancel on cover with red & blue design, addressed to Elmira NY; edge flaws, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6661

[1898 Spanish-American War] "One Tongue One Purpose", 5¢ (281) tied by 1898 New York flag cancel on cover with red & blue design of British Lion with flag and American Eagle with flag, "Invincible In War, Triumphant In Peace", addressed to London England, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6662

1900-02, two RFD covers, first cover with 2¢ (279B) tied by "RFD/Seville/Jan 3 1902/Ohio." cancel on cover to Oberlin OH, the second 2¢ (279B) tied by "RFD/Saint Johns/Nov 19 1900/Mich." to cover to Watsonstein PA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6663

1903-04, RFD postmark group, group of six covers and picture postcards with RFD cancels, includes five Conn and one NH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6664

1905, Old Mystic & West Mystic Post Office Business cards, two cards, first with Old Mystic handstamp, second with West Mystic handstamp, on official postal cards from North Stonington CT, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $32.
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Lot 6665

1909, Quarter Millennial Norwotuck MA, 2¢ (332) tied by 1909 Hadley MA duplex, addressed to Crawfordsville IN, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $24.
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Lot 6666

1910, forwarded post card from Yauco PR to MA to MD to NY, 1¢ (331) tied by "Yauco PR/Jan/25/3 PM/1910" duplex on picture postcard, addressed to Attleboro MA, forwarded to Millington MD with cds used as receiver, then forwarded to Middletown NY, small purple pointing hand, light corner creases upper left & right, well traveled for a penny, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $36.
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Lot 6667

1911, U.S.M. P.O. Vera Cruz Mexico cover, 2¢ Washington tied by "Vera Cruz Mex. U.S. M. P.O./Sep/12" 1911 duplex on USS Solace Navy Department cover addressed to Richmond VA, USS Solace was a hospital ship, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6668

1913, Perry's Victory Centennial, eight items, two covers and six picture postcards, covers and four postcards with centennial flag cancel and two with machine cancel, generally F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6669

1917-18, four WWI censored postal cards, includes Christmas card, picture postcard of Petite Suisses Luxembourgeoise, acknowledgment card with perfin, and receipt of package card which is toned and missing upper right corner, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6670

1918, "Not At Air Service APO 702", 3¢ (501) tied by 1918 Indianapolis IN machine cancel, on cover addressed to American Army France with manuscript "Via New York 702", violet boxed "Not At Air Service" handstamp, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $24.
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Lot 6671

1930, late usage 3¢ Banknote bisect, 3¢ bisect tied by 1930 Brooklyn NY duplex on cover addressed to Brooklyn; light wear to cover, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6672

1936, Texas Centennial Celebration, 12 items, nine covers, three picture postcards, nice lot, generally F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6673

ca. 1936, FDR commemorative covers, ten covers, all cacheted with appropriate cancels for special events in FDR's life, includes cancels from Franklin, Delano & Roosevelt, and cachets for his birthday, and anniversary of his inauguration, excellent lot, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6674

1940-45, censored covers, 30+ covers, mostly will different censor marking or tape, noticed a few better APO's, one with OXs applied, please review, generally F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6675

1941, Special Delivery Officially Sealed, pair 3¢ (901) and 10¢ (E15) tied by 1941 Norfolk VA duplexes, on cover addressed to Portland OR, with pair OX23; one ripped, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6676

1944, Staehle cacheted FDC Overrun Countries Korea, tied by Nov 2 1944 machine cancel with multicolored cachet, addressed, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $10.
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Lot 6677

1945, Staehle cacheted "Cologne is Taken" event cover, 3¢ (905) and 2¢ (907) tied by Mar 6 1945 machine cancel with multicolored cachet, unaddressed, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6678

ca. 1945, three autographed WW2 related covers, three commemorative covers, the first signed by Paul W Tibbets pilot that dropped the first A-bomb, the second signed by Curtis Le May and the third signed by Jimmy Doolittle, each autographed cover is accompanied by a black & white photo and biographical note, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $225.
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Lot 6679

1946, "Carried on Atom Bombing Plane Bikini Island", cancelled Jul 1 1946, with blue cachet, pencil address, Very Fine.
Brookman $125.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 6680

1964, two air mail covers to Antigua, with additional Antigua franking, 13¢ (C62) tied by 1964 machine cancel addressed to St John's Antigua, manuscript "Please return to sender/F R Smith left/For home", with Antigua #138, 141(x2) and 143 tied on reverse by St John Antigua cancel, second cover has C61 on UC25, addressed to same with same manuscript message and same franking on reverse, philatelically inspired but unusual, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6681

1976, Rattlesnake Island Local Post (Scott UX69), 9¢ postal card precancelled with 20¢ local post tied, addressed to Glendale CA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20.
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Lot 6682

1984, purple boxed "Missent to Jakarta", 13¢ postal card cancelled by 1984 Pasadena CA machine cancel, addressed to Winnipeg Canada, proper backstamp, F.-V.F.
Scott UX102.
Suggested Bid $40.
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