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First Day Covers




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Lot 6078

U.S., Space First Day Covers, 1962-81, in the vacinity of 175 covers on pages in two binders; includes #1193 with singles, blocks and plate blocks, 1331-1332, 1371, 1434-1435, 1912-1918, with all manner of cachets, many of them quite scarce, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.2 lbs.
Suggested Bid $800
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Lot 6079

U.S., Wide-ranging Selection of Signed First Day Covers, 1931-2006, 72 in all, neatly arranged in two binders, running from an Emily Bissell-signed 1931 Red Cross issue through a Chris Calle-signed Wonders of America; first binder generally autographs of those associated with the stamp's theme, the second by the stamp's artist, designer or engraver; includes Harold Ickes (Secretary of the Interior) for the 1937 Territories issues, two Trygve Lie-signed Founding of the UN covers, Pan-American Union signed by Cordell Hull, US Navy signed James Forrestal, Patton signed Jimmy Doolittle; note also Robert F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey, Robert S. McNamara, Gerald Ford, William Frist, George HW Bush (2), several Postmasters General (Farley, Hannegan, Summerfield), and many more; a fun holding that will add to your collection or exhibit. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.6 lbs.
Suggested Bid $750
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Lot 6080

U.S., Disney-Themed Cacheted First Day Covers, 1944-2004, residing in a Showgard cover album, with six 1944 #926 Movie Pictures Anniversary and 94 1968-2004 issues; except for two Artcraft and Fleetwood cachets, most are hand-drawn, two signed J. Libert; the cachets are the usual suspects: Mickey & Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Donald Duck, Lion King, Snow White, Alice in Wonderland, and much more; covers are fresh and clean, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Suggested Bid $600
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Lot 6081

U.S., Postal History & First Day Cover Collection, 1845-1965, collection of about 900 covers and cards, including 41 stampless, a blind-embossed Civil War Patriotic on lady's cover, eight illustrated advertising covers, two Mexico Wells Fargo envelopes, Century of Progress Expo covers and cards, plus First Day Covers such as #620-621 on one cover, 628, 687, various Prexies, C19 block of four, C46, CE2 plate block, etc., as well as a small selection of mint stationery; better condition than most; an effective lot for the dealer, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.6 lbs.
Suggested Bid $500
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Lot 6082

U.S., Quality Wholesale First Day Covers, 1940-74, over 400 cacheted First Day Covers, includes #899-901 on single cover (2), 925 (39), 894 (21), 922 (7), 858 (24), 853 (9), 928 (49), and much more; heavy duplication, generally clean and sound, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.8 lbs.
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 6083

U.S., Commemorative FDC and Plate Block Collection, 1940-39, extensive collection in six volumes, three of which are Lighthouse binders and slipcases with Vario pages from Scott 894 to 921 (with two volumes of Overrun Countries alone), each issue with 10 to 20+ of each first day covers, with an occasional event or commercial cover, from various cachet makers, plus plate blocks of various plate numbers, the empty pages worth the price…., mostly Very Fine or better, all hand-selected by a scrutinizing collector. A detailed specialized collection. Shipping charges apply - weight 36.8 lbs.
Suggested Bid $400
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Lot 6084

U.S., First Day Cover Collection, 1925-50, several hundred all told, with a few of the better including #620 (2), 644 (3), 716 (15), 735a, 853 (8), etc.; cachets appear with 1932 Penn issue, with a variety of makers and servicers thereon; much duplication, generally fresh and clean, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.6 lbs.
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 6085

U.S., Overrun Countries First Day Covers, 1943-44 (Scott 909-921), approximately 100 in all; includes complete sets by Staehle, House of Farnam, Aristocrats, and Anderson, plus a balance of miscellaneous cachets; clean lot, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.2 lbs.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 6086

U.S., First Day Cover Collection, 1940-70, about 1,500 covers in all, generally clean and sound; a few better, with light duplication, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 14.6 lbs.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 6087

U.S., First Day Cover Collection, 1929-48, 104 in total, all neatly arranged in a Showguard album; includes (all cacheted except when noted) #680, 689 uncacheted, 716, 726, 734, 835, 853, 923 (Crosby cachet), etc.; fresh, clean material, F.-V.F. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.8 lbs.
Suggested Bid $100
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