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Lot 750
 
Worldwide, Zeppelin, Hindenburg, USS Macon, USS Los Angeles Collection, 1912-40s. Over 190 items, mostly covers/cards, some ephemera, includes about 75 Zeppelin Flights that would retail for $100 or so each, some as high as $250 with Treaty Flights, the USS Macon anniversary collection is top notch and many scarce to rare ones are included, a fantastic opportunity of this easy to sell area, please examine- you will be glad that you did, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 751
 
Worldwide, Stamp Dealer Advertising Corner Cards, 1882 Onwards. Impressive collection of over 900 items, all relating to worldwide stamp dealers mail. Algeria - Yugoslavia, includes many unusually interesting and valuable items, an incredible start to a most fascinating collecting area, viewing a must, generally Fine to Very Fine, ex- Gerhard Wolff.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 752
 
Worldwide, Postal History Holding. Interesting and valuable assemblage of a few hundred items from a dealers inventory, includes a nice section of WWI censored mail, Zeppelin picture postcards (20 or so), classics, includes France and Colonies, Germany & States, Portugal and many others. A late arrival and worth a quick peek to unveil nice value, many saleable items to $200 retail each, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 753

Worldwide, 20th Century Covers Accumulation. A wealth of covers in several cartons; better noted include a fair number sent from Mexico & Cuba to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and authenticated by Harmers in the 1946; Peru & Canal Zone 1948 first flight covers; Austria balloon covers from the 1980s; India used aerogrammes and postal envelopes used in the 1920s-50s period; Japan picture mint or used postcards. We also noted three small boxes bulging with modern paquebot covers, several binders with United Nations first day covers issued in the 1950s-70s period, plus Europa topical first day covers. A true paradise for any internet dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 754

Worldwide, Stamp Dealers and Collectors, Ad Covers 1880-1980. Almost 100 covers and cards of the British Commonwealth, all with corner ads, illustrated ads or price lists present, with some beautiful frankings, countries includes Chile, China, Czechoslovakia, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Malta, Newfoundland, New South Wales, Sudan and Victoria, also included are fifty trade cards with stamps, a beautiful holding, ex-Belasco, please enjoy, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 755

Worldwide, Cover Compendium, 1851-1990. Several hundred covers, postal cards and picture postcards, with ads, first days, first flights, fancy cancels, registered, foreign, with a great selection of 3¢ 1851-1857, a few better includes #65 on a Soldier's Aid Society cover, nice 1861 Civil War patriotic, 1861 stampless from Richmond VA to Ayletts VA, #210 cancelled by Colton CA c.d.s. with illustrated ad for Starke's Hotel on reverse, post office seal on a 1900 cover, and a 1911 Rambler cover with contents, some great potential present, there should be a few more hidden jewels in the dross, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 756
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Lot 757

Worldwide, Cover Accumulation, 1910s-80s. A highly recommended lot for the internet dealer with approximately 1000 mostly commercial covers, including Canada covers with Admiral single frankings, Cuba covers to the U.S. in the 1910s-20s, Mexico covers sent in the 1916-28 period, Guatemala covers, including several censored during WWI, plus some Argentina & Brazil covers. We also noted a fair number of desirable Spain & Colonies covers that deserve your attention, including first day covers issued in the 1950s-60s, and some commercial usages to South America and the United States. There is also a small box with Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden & U.S. first day covers. Definitely worth viewing at our conservative estimate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 758

Worldwide, Rocket Mail Stamps & Covers, 1930s-60s. Collection balance of about 35 covers and 35 stamps in a stockbook; includes Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cuba, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland & U.S.A.; mostly lower priced, but a good number in the $30-$50 range like Australia 1C1-5C1, Austria 15C1 without triangle stamp, Belgium 4C1, 5C1 (2), etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 759

Worldwide, Ephemera Cornucopia, 1840-1970. Few hundred items in large carton, with photographs, travel pamphlets, newspapers, automobile manuals and sales literature, Hollywood magazines, catalogs including toys, sermons, ads, programs, better includes cacheted V-E Day cover, Jim Beam 3-D calendar, 1950 Chevron credit card, 1936 Athletic Carnival program, dozens and dozens of saleable material, should prove to be a winner with little effort, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 760
  Worldwide, Airline Baggage Labels, Collection of Over 250 Different. Aden - Venezuela, includes many unusual and off beat- Ethiopia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Thailand, etc, interesting and most unusual, travel the world! generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 761
 
Worldwide, Stamp Picture Post Cards, Zieher, Schaeffer & Others. Over 130 different, some used, covering the four corners of the globe and includes popular Countries- Hong Kong and Korea, British Colonies and many others, retail or internet sales or just a great start to a new area, your choice, have a look, generally Fine to Very Fine, ex- Gerhard Wolff.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 762

Worldwide, Airmail Postal History Selection, 1929-35. 10 covers, from Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Great Britain, U.S., mainly first flights, Zeppelin or DO-X flights, also glider flights; note several quite scarce; these items retail for between $100 and $1000 each. A great lot for the serious postal history or airmail dealer, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 763
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Worldwide, Selection of Better Covers, 1686-1971. Nineteen covers and a few better stamps in a stockbook; including Lombardy-Venetia 1850 folded letter with Scott 1 & 3, 1863 folded letter with 2s yellow (7); France 1686 & 1767 stampless covers, as well as some nice 20th century French covers; Danish West Indies bisect on a 1903 cover (18c); German Africa Corps Palm Tree & Swastika (Michel 5a) single off cover. Condition is a little mixed, but generally Fine to Very Fine. A useful lot at a reasonable estimate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 764

Worldwide, Cover Cornucopia. Several hundred covers, includes U.S. and foreign first days, cacheted event covers, ad covers with some illustrated, naval covers, picture postcards, mint postal stationary, censored, registered, WW2 patriotics, first flights, mixed condition, a no brainer at our low estimate, set a spell and enjoy, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 765

Worldwide, Postal History Assortment. Recommended for the dealer, including Mexico 1914 registered cover to Boston with five-color franking; Peru 1923 cover with 5¢ x2, plus additional 5¢ diagonally bisected, and tied by unclear Arequipa circular datestamp; Venezuela 1938 four covers with complete airmail set (Scott C66-78); United States 1871 cover to Peru, franked with 2¢ (146) & 10¢ (150), and backstamped, plus 6¢ unused airmail envelope (UC6). We also noted Paraguay 1932 Graf Zeppelin cover, first South American flight & 1934 Graf Zeppelin cover, fifth South American flight. An excellent holding for the internet seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 766
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Lot 767

Worldwide, Postal History, 1908-61. Interesting group of eight items, better noted include 1908 picture postcard posted in St. Helena, addressed to Egypt but redirected to East Africa, 1916 Mexico 1¢ postal card with three adhesives tied by Monterrey postmarks, and addressed to St. Helena & 1917 stampless taxed cover from New Zealand to Brooklyn, NY, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 768

Worldwide, Assortment of Covers, 1840s-1970s. Approximately 60 covers & picture postcards, better noted include Great Britain two folded letter covers individually franked with 2d QV (Scott 4); one sent to Midhurst in 1844, other to London in 1845, Ireland 1954 First Flight Chicago-Ireland-Chicago two covers, four censored covers address to the U.S. during WWII, 1932 picture postcard to U.S. with 2¢ postage due affixed and tied on arrival in MA. Recommended for dealer or collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 769

Worldwide, Cover Holding (Scott 1850). Gorgeous range of all foreign covers, with first days, first flights, maiden voyages, registered, picture postcards, illustrated ads, many FDR related cachets, zeppelin covers, plus others, great potential, inspection suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 770

Worldwide, Zeppelin Mail Assortment, 1929-34. Group of seven covers, including 1929 First Round-the-world flight; 1929 Graf Zeppelin to Philadelphia; 1930 Graf Zeppelin Seville to Rio De Janeiro; 1933 Graf Zeppelin to Brasil; 1934 Graf Zeppelin to Pernambuco posted on board. We also noted two U.S. covers paying the 5¢ new rate on Aug. 1, 1928, and three Denmark picture postcards., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 771

Worldwide, Correspondence of Dr George Cottrall, Plum Island Animal Disease Lab, 1942-90. A few hundred worldwide covers and picture post cards, from every corner of the globe, addressed to or from the Cottrall family, Dr. George Cottrall was lead scientist at the facility for many years, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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