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First Day Cover Collections

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Lot 226

U.S., First Day Cover Collection, 1970-90. Many thousands of first day covers, with many better cachets including Collins hand painted, Balke Cachets, Colorano silks with many of the early 1970's covers, Colonial Cachets, Gamm Cachets, interesting group of all different Jackie Robinson cachets, metal cachets, federal duck first days, with hundreds of space covers from the 1970's and 80's, some inaugural covers, you won't find a lot like this anywhere soon, inspection is urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 227

U.S., Baseball & Football First Day Covers. Exciting group of mostly different cachets, includes over 90 Clementes, over 100 Ruths and 60+ Thorpes, includes hand painted cachets by Goldberg and others, desirable holding for the topical or sports memorabilia dealer, Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $200.
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Lot 228

U.S., Commemorative First Day Covers, 1926-38. Thirty eight first day covers for commemorative stamps, includes Harding 610 (x2), 611-612, Ericsson (x3), Sesquicentennial (x10) including unlisted towns, Electric Light 654-656, and more, includes Nickles and Worden, and some better cachets on 680 Fallen Timbers, 681 Ohio River, a lot sure to please the lucky winner, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $881.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 229

U.S., Airmail First Day Covers. Nice fresh group of first day covers, includes C7 (x5) with Washington DC, Chicago, Cleveland and two Detroit cancels and first flight cachets, C8, C9 (x2), C10 (x3) and C18 Oct 7 Chicago cancel, inexpensive way to restock, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 230

U.S., Regular Issue and Special Delivery First Day Covers, 1925-27. Sixteen covers, includes 551 (x2), 576,582 (x2), 631, 588, 589, 590, 622 (x2), 623 (x5), 653, also E14 & E15 FDCs, with a few Nickles, not that common to find, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $935.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 231

U.S., 1930's Cacheted First Day Covers. 95+ first day covers, includes National Parks (a few uncacheted), Prexies including all three booklet panes, Baseball Centennial, Texas Centennial, a few Crosby cachets, most cachets are of the better variety so please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $400.
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