Printable Version

Sale 5145

US, British and Worldwide
Stamps and Postal History


U.S. Postal History




Lot Photo Description
Lot 7001

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), neat small cover, Very Fine. Scott $45 .
Suggested Bid $36
.
Realized $65.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 7002

1923, 12¢ Grover Cleveland (Scott 564), tied by a Boston philatelic Exhibition machine cancel on a Registered First Day Cover; somewhat soiled, Fine. Scott $200 .
Suggested Bid $50
.
Realized $32.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7003

1926, 9¢ Jefferson, rotary press printing, perf 10 (Scott 590), Washington First Day Cover on an airmail envelope with a C.E. Nickles corner card, Very Fine. Scott $78+ .
Suggested Bid $60
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7004

1923, 2¢ Harding, flat plate printing (Scott 610), two plain First Day Covers: Dublin, O. and Marion, O., F.-V.F. Scott $60 .
Suggested Bid $40
.
Realized $50.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7005

1924, Huguenot-Walloons (Scott 614-616), the complete set on a C.E. Nickles First Day Cover canceled with Washington D.C. duplexes and a "Let's Go Citizens Military Training Camps" slogan cancel (year date not visible); rubberstamped with Nickles' "First Day of Mailing Cover" cachet - unlisted by Planty, Very Fine. Scott $400 .
Suggested Bid $200
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7006

1924, Huguenot-Walloons (Scott 614-616), the complete set on a plain New York G.P.O. First Day Cover, Very Fine. Scott $150 .
Suggested Bid $100
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7007

1925, Lexington-Concord complete (Scott 617-619), the complete set on a Lexington, Mass. First Day Cover self-addressed to stamp dealer, Reginald P. Brook of Rockville Centre, N.Y.; rack features Brook's all-over ad a "Welcome to Lexington" patriotic label as Planty 2; lightly toned by enclosed unrelated newspaper clipping, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $175+ .
Suggested Bid $120
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7008

1925, Lexington-Concord complete (Scott 617-619), the complete set on a Concord Junction, Mass. First Day Cover to Springfield, Ill. with an International Apple Shippers Association illustrated corner card, Very Fine. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $90
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7009

1925, Lexington-Concord complete (Scott 617-619), the complete set on a Lexington, Mass. airmail First Day Cover to Springfield, Ill. with an International Apple Shippers Association illustrated corner card, Very Fine. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $90
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7010

1925, Lexington-Concord complete (Scott 617-619), the complete set on a Concord Junction, Mass. airmail First Day Cover with a pre-printed address to Ira B, Blackstock, Springfield, Ill.; small stain at the upper left, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $50
.
Realized $34.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7011

1925, Norse-American complete (Scott 620-621), on a St. Paul, Minn. First Day Cover - a special red on blue cacheted envelope created by and addressed to local dealer, E.J. Weschckee , Very Fine. The first Weschcke cachet.
Planty 5; $300.
Suggested Bid $500
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7012

1925, Norse-American complete (Scott 620-621), on a New York, N.Y. First Day Cover - a double-bar airmail envelope with a pair of ½¢ Hale added to make up the 8¢ Airmail rate, Very Fine. Scott $50 .
Suggested Bid $30
.
Realized $30.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7013

1926, 13¢ Harrison (Scott 622), two Washington D.C. First Day Covers on double-bar airmail envelopes, one with a C.E. Nickles corner card, Very Fine. Scott $50 .
Suggested Bid $40
.
Realized $20.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7014

1925, 17¢ Wilson (Scott 623), on a Washington D.C. First Day Cover with a Pere Marquette Railway Co. corner card, sent Special Delivery locally, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
.
Realized $16.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7015

1926, 2¢ Sesquicentennial Exposition (Scott 627), two FDCs: one Philadelphia on a locally addressed 3¢ green Centennial entire (U217), the other Cambridge, Mass.; a strip of 4 on an airmail envelope to Benton Harbor, Mich., F.-V.F. Scott $30 .
Suggested Bid $30
.
Realized $18.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7016

1926, 2¢ Sesquicentennial Exposition (Scott 627), tied by a Jul 1 Sesquicentennial Exposition cancel on a 3¢ green Centennial entire (U217) to Paris, France, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
.
Realized $13.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7017

1926, 5¢ Ericsson (Scott 628), double First Day Cover created by Hyattsville, Md. dealer, George Burfeind: two singles, one canceled 8 a.m. at Washington, the other 1 p.m. at Alexandria, Va.; address label to Berwyn, Md. pasted over original address, presumably to Alexandria, Very Fine. A unique First Day Cover, .
Suggested Bid $100
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7018

1926, 5¢ Ericsson (Scott 628), two FDCs: one an airmail envelope canceled Washington D.C. with a block of 4 and a C.E. Nickles corner card; the other a single canceled New York City with a Metropolitan Stamp Co. corner card and rubberstamped address, Very Fine. Scott $55+ .
Suggested Bid $50
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7019

1926, 2¢ White Plains (Scott 629), First Day Cover with a single tied by an Exhibition machine cancel plus a red Exhibition label tied by Scott Stamp & Coin Co. rubberstamped cachet: boxed "WHITE PLAINS/ COMMEMORATIVE/ FIRST DAY", Extremely Fine. he first Scott Stamp & Coin Co. cachet, .
Suggested Bid $60
.
Realized $30.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7020

1926, 2¢ White Plains (Scott 629), two FDCs: 1.) five singles canceled New York, Grand Central Station on an airmail envelope to Chicago; and 2.) an unaddressed 2¢ entire canceled on opening day of Exhibition (Oct 16) with both handstamped and machine cancels (the latter on the back), then on Oct 18 (the first day of the stamp) two White Plains singles were added, one canceled at the Exhibition, the other at White Plains, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7021

1926, 1½¢ Harding, rotary press printing, imperf (Scott 631), block of 8 on a Washington First Day Cover - an airmail envelope with a C.E. Nickles corner card, Very Fine. Scott $35+ .
Suggested Bid $30
.
Realized $26.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7022

1927, 2¢ Vermont & 2¢ Burgoyne (Scott 643-644), one of each placed at opposite corner of Bennington, Vt./Albany, N.Y. combination First Day Cover with a green Joshua Gerow Burgoyne cachet featuring a Continental Army drummer; canceled at Bennington at 7 a.m. and at Albany at 5 p.m.; addressed by Gerow to himself in Albany and redirected to Liberty, N.Y., Very Fine. he first Joshua Gerow cachet.
Planty 14.
Suggested Bid $300
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7023

1927, 2¢ Vermont & 2¢ Burgoyne (Scott 643-644), a plate number single of each on a Washington D.C. combination FDC canceled Central Sta. "1" duplex, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $30
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 7024

1927, 2¢ Burgoyne (Scott 644), block of 4 and single, paying the Airmail rate, on Cleveland, O. First Day Cover - a double-bar airmail envelope with tiny imprint Albert Gorham imprint, "FIRST DAY ISSUE---A. E. G."; flown on Aug. 5 to Pasco, Wash.; one stamp slightly damaged, otherwise Very Fine.
Planty 37.
Suggested Bid $80
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7025

1928, 2¢ Molly Pitcher (Scott 646), collection of 13 different FDCs including Planty numbers 2 (all 3 official towns), 9 (Freehold), 12 (Monmouth, N.J.), and 14 (2, Carlisle, Pa. and Harrisburg & Winchester R.P.O.); also A.C. Roessler corner card (Washington & Freehold), a block of 4 on a 2¢ Sesquicentennial entire sent Airmail (Freehold), and a plain FDC from each of the three towns, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
.
Realized $50.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7026

1928, Hawaii complete (Scott 647-648), C.W. Best cacheted Honolulu First Day Cover sent Airmail to Des Moines, Ia. and forwarded to San Francisco with an Aug 23 Des Moines backstamp, Very Fine. The first C.W. Best cachet.
Planty 1.
Suggested Bid $200
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7027

1928, Hawaii complete (Scott 647-648), Honolulu First Day Cover on a 5¢ entire (U443) sent Special Delivery to Everett, Mass. with a 15¢ Special Handling (QE2) plate no. single added to make the 20¢ Special Delivery rate; Everett Special Delivery handstamp date Aug 24, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
.
Realized $110.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7028

1928, Hawaii complete (Scott 647-648), Washington First Day Cover to prominent Oakland, Cal. collector, Everett Erle, in Swakopmund, South West Africa with a block of 4 of 1d S.W.A. Postage Dues (J34, cat $26 used) canceled Swakopmund, Oct 8; central vertical file fold, otherwise Very Fine. A unique First Day Cover, .
Suggested Bid $50
.
Realized $50.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7029

1928, Civil Aeronautics complete (Scott 649-650), D.A. Brosnan cacheted Washington D.C. First Day Cover, Very Fine. The first D.A. Brosnan cachet.
Planty 1.
Suggested Bid $50
.
Realized $40.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7030

1929, 2¢ Edison, flat plate printing (Scott 654), three different Menlo Park FDCs: 1.) Crosby cachet (Planty 33) with an all-over illustrated ad for Long Beach, Cal., "Nature's Convention Metropolis"; 2.) a Roessler airmail cover with additional 2¢ Valley Forge, Aero. Conference & Clark commemoratives; and 3.) a combination FDC bearing, in addition to the 2¢ Electric Light, two 2¢ Molly Pitcher (646), canceled on Oct 20, 1928, one at Freehold, the other at Red Bank; the Crosby cover has a small tear at the top, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
.
Realized $100.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7031

1929, 2¢ Edison, flat plate printing (Scott 654), plate block of 6 on an Albert E. Gorham Jun 5 Washington D.C. First Day Cover, Very Fine. The stamp wasn't released at the Washington Philatelic Agency until June 6.
Planty 2.
Suggested Bid $60
.
Realized $30.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7032

1929, 2¢ Sullivan Expedition (Scott 657), two FDCs: one Canandaigua by Benjamin Sonnenstein on a Union Civil War patriotic envelope, "The Last That Was Seen of Beauregard"; the other an unofficial town, Berwick, Me., with a green St. Jacob's Hotel, Richmond, Que. corner card; the latter has a light central file fold, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
.
Realized $32.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7033

1929, 2¢ Battle of Fallen Timbers (Scott 680), Waterville, O. First Day Cover with Official Post Office cachet and a calligraphic address, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $15
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 7034

1929, 2¢ Ohio River Canalization (Scott 681), three covers: two Oct 18 Pre-First Days with Floyd Shockley cachets (Planty 13 & 20)>, both with "Cleve. & Cin. R.P.O." duplexes; the third is a Wheeling, W.Va. cover franked with a block of 4 that has a rubberstamped/typed cachet and was sent Airmail, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 7035

1930, 2¢ Massachusetts Bay Colony (Scott 682), three covers: two - Boston & Salem - with E.J.S. Halverson rubberstamped cachets and characteristic calligraphic addresses (Planty 21a), the latter also with the Salem Chamber of Commerce cachet; the third is a unique Boston FDC with a neatly executed cachet made from cutout letters, words & images, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
.
Realized $50.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7036

1930, 2¢ Charleston (Scott 683), plate block of 8 on a Charleston FDC sent Special Delivery to Aurora, Ill, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $15
.
Realized $12.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7037

1930, 2¢ Battle of Braddock's Field (Scott 688), block of nine on a Washington FDC with a Society of Philatelic Americans corner card sent Airmail Special Delivery, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
.
Realized $11.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 7038

1930, 2¢ Von Steuben (Scott 689), Unofficial FDC canceled Staten Island, N.Y., Saint George Sta. with rubberstamped "First Day Commemorative Cover" and the corner card of "Postal Markings" dealer, Harold P. Piser, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
.
Unsold
View details and enlarged photos








Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC
The Oldest Philatelic Auction House in the United States, established in 1885.
 
Administrative Office:
22 Shelter Rock Lane, Unit 53
Danbury, CT 06810, USA

Tel: 203.830.2500
Fax: 203.297.6059
  Boston Area Office:
181 Wells Avenue, Suite 105
Newton, MA 02459, USA

Tel: 781.453.0990
Fax: 781.453.0945
 

info@kelleherauctions.com

 

payments accepted via:

 

follow us on: