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Lot 788

Worldwide, Postal History Accumulation. Including Australia & U.S. collection of railroad-related first day covers, and mounted on pages; two three-ring binders with South Australia modern covers depicting town cancels, plus an interesting selection of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria & Western Australia 19th Century stamps with unchecked cancels;. We also noted some Australia unused or used aerogrammes and a fair number of French postal cards used at the end of the 19th Century, and addressed to Paris, Loire or St. Etienne. Inspection suggested as there could be a surprise or two, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 789

Worldwide, Wonderful Postal History Collection, 1851-1980. Hailing from the four corners of the globe comes this group of a couple of thousand covers, a quick look reveals British Commonwealth first day covers, aerogramms, naval covers, maiden voyage, Hindenburg flight covers, FAM's, picture postcards, canal Zone first day covers, censored, registered, postal stationary, Guatemalan RPO's, Brussels Worlds Fair, several flight covers with South American and US frankings, space, Italian States, ad covers with some illustrated, bisects, Canal Zone and Philippine covers, box of Guatemala coves, more than enough to make this a slam dunk, bid early bid often, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 790
 
Worldwide, Postal History Accumulation. Diverse lot suitable for the dealer, and housed in several three-ring binders, including Austria 1940s-50s mail to the U.S.; Australia 1930s KGV covers and some WWII censored items; British Commonwealth 1937 Coronation first day covers, incl. Falklands & Hong Kong examples; Canada section with several used in the 1890s-1900s period, and a fair number of first flights; Colombia 1926-31 Scadta covers; Italy WWII censored covers to the U.S.; Norway & Sweden postal cards collections with mint & used examples; Palestine 1919-46 covers; Syria several interesting items, incl. censored mail; Sudetenland group of "We are Free" cards. We also noted FAM-18 twelve covers New York-Horta-Lisbon-Marseilles route, plus additional examples from other countries such as India. The lot must be seen to be appreciated, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 791
 
Worldwide, Postal History Explosion. A few thousand covers in three large cartons, includes first flights and air mails, mint postal stationery, foreign first day covers, stampless, registered, U.S. inaugural covers, Newfoundland 156 on cover, Tonga canoe mail, maiden voyages, space covers, U.S. mint stationery, much better than usual material, be sure to stop by and peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $700.
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Lot 792

Worldwide, Stampless Cover Assortment, 1800s-60s. Interesting group of 22 folded letter covers or folded letters (manuscript contents), including 1818 Disinfected cover Palermo-Genoa; 1835 Trans-Atlantic ship-letter cover to England, and forwarded by agent (Hudson's News Room); 1839 Trans-Atlantic ship-letter cover from NY to London and forwarded by agent (Gilpin's Exchange); 1847 Rondout cover to Stamford (Hudson River Mail); 1863 Trans-Atlantic ship-letter cover to Paris, and forwarded by agent (L. Von Hoffmann & Co); 1868 Disinfected cover Venice-Genoa. High retail value at a reasonable estimate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 793

Worldwide, Postal History Accumulation. Extraordinary property with hundreds of covers, mostly used in the 20th Century, including Denmark 4s brown (Scott 9) tied on folded letter with Schleswig backstamp; France several 1890s folded letter covers to the U.S., plus many commercial usages to European countries and U.S.; Bohemia-Moravia 1939 covers to the U.S.; Hungary First Transylvania Issue registered covers; Lithuania 1919 Third Kaunas Issue first day covers; United States 1866 Black Jack tied on folded receipt by Providence circular datestamp, WWII patriotics, plus CAM's and Dedication covers. We also noted a fair number of first flights such as 1940 New Zealand-USA, 1939 France-USA, 1939 Lisbon-Marseille. A very useful accumulation for any serious dealer looking for internet lots, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 794
 
Worldwide, Covers Assortment. Four plastic tubs and two small boxes filled with hundreds of covers, mostly sent in the 1930s-2000s period, including commercial envelopes, picture postcards, first day covers, postal stationery items and some stampless folded letters. We noted some better pieces scattered throughout such as Latvia seventeen 1928 first flight covers to Switzerland or United States 3¢ unused postal envelope (U219). Excellent for the internet or bourse seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 795

Worldwide, Photo Post Cards Collection. Ninety black & white picture post cards in album, issued in the 1900s-1950s period, and depicting kids, babies, couples, groups of friends and families from different corners of the world. We noted two U.S. picture postcards franked individually with 1¢ stamps. Recommended for the ebay seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 796
 
Worldwide, Postal History Assortment. An eclectic holding with desirable covers, including Great Britain 1866 folded letter to Nova Scotia & 1756 Indenture signed in London; Brazil 1875 Rio de Janeiro-New York; France 1860 folded letter with 80¢ Napoleon, 1863 folded letter cover with Napoleon 10¢ & 40¢ bicolored franking, dispatched by British paquebot from Alexandria, Egypt to Paris & 1937 Louvre card with Victoria de Samothrace stamps; Saxony 1866 two envelopes with correct franking to London; Netherlands 1870 folded letter to New York; U.S. 1933 Graf Zeppelin / Century of Progress Flight; German Offices in Turkish Empire 1898 registered and uprated postal card to Switzerland. An easy decision! Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 797

Worldwide, Cover Lot, 1930-80. A few thousand covers and picture post cards, includes first days, first flights, mint and used postal stationary, ads and military, a nice way to spend a few weekends sorting and hunting, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 798
 
Worldwide, Explosive Postal History Collection. Presented in a three-ring binder, including covers and some stamps related to the history of explosives (deflagrating materials, explosive accidents, the start of the detonating explosive era & U.S. explosive companies). We noted stamps honoring Alfred Nobel, plus several picture postcards showing different types of explosions. Recommended for a collector with an interest in this topic, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 799

Worldwide, Postal History Accumulation. Several albums and binders with covers in the modest range. We noted Guatemala unused postal envelopes; 1929 Mexico & U.S. first flight covers; Denmark large number of 1950s first day covers, plus several other. Recommended for the Ebay seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 800

Worldwide, George Sloane Correspondence. A good number of covers sent to the well-known and prolific philatelic writer in the 1920s-50s period. Herman Herst, Jr., wrote the following on page 75 of his bestselling book, Nassau Street: "George B. Sloane was one of the finest gentlemen who ever wielded a pair of stamp tweezers. His patience and helpfulness with the newer dealer was a great asset to me, as it was to others". The lot includes mail from Latin America, Canada, Japan, U.S. WWII patriotics, India, New Zealand, France, Portugal and others that deserve your attention. Highly recommended for the topical collector or dealer. Unquestionably a nice lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 801

Worldwide, Antarctic Postal History, 1948-90. Eighty one Antarctic related cacheted event and first day covers, many with better frankings of French Southern and Antarctic Territories such as 8-10, C5, C33-C35 triptych on first day cover, but also includes France, Australia, New Zealand, USA, USSR, Chile, Japan and Falkland Islands, quite a few choice early covers present, would be a find for the beginning collector of this popular area, or to break up for retail sales, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 802

Worldwide, Cover Lot, 1850-1960. With U.S. ad cover from Egypt, airmail cover from Malta, 1937 USS Lexington Cruise cover with Crosby cachet, 1935 Normandie maiden voyage cover, several CT stampless, and censored airmail cover from Hong Kong, plus two hand painted napkins from New Caledonia, mixed condition, hunt for some hidden gems inexpensively, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 803
 
Worldwide, First Day Covers, 1960-2000. Several hundred worldwide first day covers and proofcards, an album of Portraits of the American Indian, mint US postage, the consignor paid over $3,000 for the lot so hopefully there will be some potential for the winning bidder, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 804

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 $100 - 150.
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Lot 805

Worldwide, Picture Postcard Extravaganza, 1906-2000. Thousands of picture postcards from the classic period up through linens and chromes housed in several albums, boxes and loose, includes heavily embossed greetings, state views, foreign views, with the likes of the Alamo, coin cards, blacks, royalty, Santas, forty five leathers, Expositions, interesting Asia, plus miscellaneous ephemera, messily presented, but some TLC will be well rewarded, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 806
 
Worldwide, Cover Holding, 1960s-90s. Thousands of covers, including a large amount sent from Jamaica to the U.S., and showing a galaxy of different town postmarks that are highly recommended for the postal historian; Canada saleable group of 45 first flight covers; British Commonwealth first day covers with omnibus issues, plus some commercial mail. We also noted a fair number of covers sent from Venezuela to Florida, and countless worldwide picture postcards. A useful lot with emphasis on Jamaica postmarks, and offering opportunities for collectors or dealers. Be sure to see it! Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 807
 
Worldwide, Postal History Holding, 1850-1960. Over 800 covers, mint and used postal stationary and stampless covers, includes 260 worldwide postal envelopes, cards and wrappers, 80 French postal stationary items, 30 stampless covers mostly concerning Italian and German business, and over 400 20th Century US and foreign covers, sure to be plenty of hidden gems for the knowledgable bidder, huge potential present, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 808
 
Worldwide, Picture Postcard Accumulation. Many hundreds of cards in a box, ranging from the classic period up to chromes, including 1939 New York World Fair, Lighthouses, Automobiles, Rye Beach, never hinged, real photo postcards and comics, trains, trolleys, Panama Canal & ships. We also noted White Ace album with U.S. sets commemorating the American Revolution Bicentennial and some Philippines stamps in album. Good potential for the dealer. Be sure to leave time for proper evaluation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 809

Worldwide, Cover Accumulation, 1970s-90s. Approximately 1000 covers addressed to New York, and housed in a box, including a many sent from Asian countries such as People's Republic China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan & Singapore. We also noted a large number of registered covers sent from Poland & Romania. Excellent for dealer or collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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