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Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World


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Lot 778

Worldwide, Postal History Lifetime Accumulation, 1800s-1900s. Intact estate of an estimated 7700 covers from around the world housed in various albums and loose' includes an eclectic array of covers, cards and documents, a noteworthy collection of dozens of Spanish-American War Patriotic Covers, Anglo-Boer War POW covers, WWI Swiss Soldier Stamps on cover, a generous amount of WWI and WWI censored mail, a beautiful 700-piece collection of Notgeld, commercial mail, collections of postal markings, naval ship collection, some First Day Covers, Revenues used on documents, Space covers, stampless, much Nashville-related material, a wonderful collection of leather postcards, etc., etc., a number of items still on their original auction lot cards; as expected, condition varies, but much is great for resale online or at your next bourse, Fine to Very Fine, with better throughout, be sure to set aside time to view.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Realized $6,000.
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Lot 779

Worldwide, Superlative Disinfected Mail Collection, 1631-1850s. Truly superb, with 220 covers and documents mounted on often annotated pages; includes Austria, Italy, Constantinople and others, with many varieties and scarce markings, box and oval types, red seals, rastel perforations, cholera documents, the only-known disinfection certification from Cagliari in 1837; from an old-time estate with many items unseen for decades; condition is above-average but a few faulty, Fine to Very Fine, perfect to develop into a Gold Medal exhibit, or exceptional value for breakdown into single lots, some Ex-Meyer.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 780

Worldwide, Award-Winning WWI Postal History Collection. Housed in two volumes, this spectacular collection contains over 275 diverse pieces of censored mail from multiple countries including Axis powers and strong U.S., U.S. Postal Agency in Siberia, wonderful postcards, envelopes and stationery for soldiers from various organizations, etc.; originally a multi-frame exhibit, all on annotated pages; great for expansion or breakdown for resale. Some mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine, and better than we regularly see, an original estate lot well worth viewing.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 781

Worldwide, Wondrous Postal History, 1850-1960. Several hundred covers & cards, with airmails, mint & used postal stationery, first day covers, stampless, picture postcards, advertising with some illustrated, Falkland Islands, Tristan da Cunha, Egypt, Saint Pierre & Miquelon, a few better includes 1948 St. Pierre & Miquelon first flight cover, 1930 Algiers flight cover with exposition label, 1908 picture postcard of executed Moroccans, and a 1934 first flight from New Zealand to Australia, scores of premium items, as sure a money maker as there is in this auction, put this at the top of your "To View" list, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 782

Worldwide, Zeppelin Cover and Card Collection, 1930s. 32 different flight covers and cards, including various countries and better frankings; we note Gibraltar despatch, Morocco Agencies (British), Tangier (British) despatch, and much more; a great lot for online sales; few small faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, highly desirable; inspect.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 783

Worldwide, Trans Pacific First Flights, 1953-87. Over 900 covers in six albums, air lines include American, Northwest, Delta, JAL, ANA, Polynesia Airlines, Aloha Airlines, Canadian Pacific, Pan Am, Nippon, BOAC, Air Micronesia, United, Continental, Air New Zealand, South Pacific Air Lines, Swissair, Philippine Air Lines, Quantas, with countries Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Tahiti, Mexico, Bermuda, Korea, Brazil, Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Hong Kong, PRC, Japan, picture postcards, photos, luggage labels, gate pass, newspaper clippings, ephemera, correspondence, schedules, an extensive collection of these popular flight, examine please, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 784

Worldwide, Mourning Cover Collection, 1840s-1920s. 100 mainly 19th century covers, housed in a single volume; most on annotated pages from an award-winning collection; U.S. plus 13 additional countries including Great Britain, Canada, India, Jamaica, New South Wales, New Zealand, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Russia and Romania; some interesting markings; some faulty, but generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $950.
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Lot 785

Worldwide, First Flight Cover Collection, 1912-35. Nifty lot that has 1931 Canal Zone to Trinidad flight, 1933 Canada Charlottetown to Grindstone Island flight, 1926 Costa Rica to Canal Zone flight, 1925 Roessler Canal Zone to Costa Rica flight, 1931 Panama to Trinidad flight, 1931 Saint Thomas to San Pedro flight, 1926 New York City to Washington DC overland flight, 1912 Aviation Field to Compton CA, also includes USS Akron & USS Macon flights and cacheted event covers, sure to attract multiple bids, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 786

Worldwide, Censored Cover Collection, 1938-47. Over 270 censored covers from such countries as Great Britain, Canal Zone, Newfoundland, U.S., Australia, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Ceylon, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Gold Coast, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Singapore, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, El Salvador, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, with various tapes and marking, a great opportunity, mixed condition, be sure and check this one out, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $700.
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Lot 787

Worldwide, Postal History Collection, 1885-1945. Over 175 covers & cards, with Canal Zone #3 on large cover to New York, U.S. 1894 #230 with "U.S. Mail Chute" corner ad cover, 1955 U.S. registered cover to Tel Aviv with censor tapes, 1892 Hong Kong #44 on cover to USA, 1906 pair DWI #31 on postcard to USA, plus many stamp dealer corner card and illustrated ad covers including several Roesslers, mixed condition, perusal encouraged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 788
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Worldwide, Vast & Valuable Ephemera Lot, 1840-1965. Fabulous holding of material mostly from the 19th century, includes but not limited to tickets, viewbook of Centennial Buildings, trade cards, 1893 Columbian Exposition material, engravings and etchings, calendars, political items including ballots, tokens, Canal Zone Souvenir viewbook, picture postcards including some nice Santas, foreign documents-some with revenues, postal history, railroad tickets, bills of lading, photos, cruise liner material, menus, maps, toothpick collection, set aside sufficient time to get to know this lovely lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 789

Worldwide, Eclectic Group of Covers, 1840-1927. Seven in all, including five Great Britain with a mint second Mulready letter sheet (Scott #U4 in nice quality), 1851 full-face "Peace" design with #3 franking (slight faults); also includes Montenegro #75-86 complete on Registered cover to Germany out of Cetinje—a rare franking, and Canada #CL24 franking on Roessler cover, Fine to Very Fine, interesting group.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $375.
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Lot 790

Worldwide, Postal History Eruption, 1890-2000. Hundreds maybe thousands of foreign covers & cards, with registered, advertising including illustrated, mint & used postal stationery, first day covers, censored, picture postcards, stampless, air mail, radio cards, nice groups of different countries pop up, a great lot for your inventory, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 791

Worldwide, Postal History, 1860-1960. A few hundred covers housed in 8 binders, with first day covers, cacheted event covers, censored, registered covers & first flights, includes the countries of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Republic of China, PRC, a binder of Great Britain covers with a group of stamp dealers corner ad covers, a binder of Great Britain postmarks of stamps and multiples, with some great advertising covers and better usages this is a lot to be reckoned with, contains only a few postal stationery items, a must see







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Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 792

Worldwide, Cover Accumulation, 1860's-1980's. Several hundred covers and early post cards with common covers mixed with interesting better covers including a hand drawn 1940 airmail post card with Sailor and Nazi Flag, 1924 North Pole Mail small post card with 2¢ Harding on one side and return Norway frankings on the other side, some censor covers from Cuba and Fiji, a few early 1860's France Napoleon issues on cover to United States including an 80 Fr. usage, a nice early group of Chinese and Japanese picture post cards and a few covers, an early Zeppelin picture post card as well as a few Zeppelin reprint cards, a group of unused Latin America postal stationary, some interesting early Latin America and Middle East covers, etc., a great group with many interesting pieces that will quickly add up in value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 793

Worldwide, Massive Hoard, 1850's-1980's. In fifteen small plastic boxes and a half dozen albums, containing approximately 4,000-6,000 covers from the stampless period in 1850's to more modern commercial usages 1980's and everything in between, covers are roughly sorted by area to make viewing easier, a great lot for bourse retail, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 794

Worldwide, First Day and Event Cover Accumulation, 1970's-2000's. Mostly Western Europe, Israel and United Nations, approximately 10,000 to 15,000 first day and event covers, loose and in binders in several large boxes packed with covers, with and without cachets, plenty of desirable topics and recent issues from the 1990's and 2000's that should break down nicely, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 795

Worldwide, Postal History Bonanza, 1880-1980. Covers and cards galore (owner claims 1500!), in 16 binders of various sizes; franked covers, postal stationery and picture postcards of whatever takes your fancy; from fjords and geysers to sunny beaches to various Antarctic Territories, this lot has it; note U.S. First Day Covers from the mid-1930s, Heligoland postal stationery and franked covers, India First Days, ship and event cancels, vended postage, the list goes on and on; all the postcards we checked were actually mailed, Fine to Very Fine, an interesting lot; take a look.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 796

Worldwide, Antarctic Cover Collection, 1935-70's. 170 different covers from various countries with various flights, expeditions, Naval missions and Submarine missions with most covers from the 1950's to 1970's, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 797

Worldwide, Cover Accumulation, 1930's-90's. With all sorts of interesting areas: a small group of interesting 1930's Romania covers, a bunch of Swiss airmail covers with a few better earlies and a stock of airmail (Swiss Air) covers from 1980's and 1990's, a couple postcards of nudes, a group of 1930's Spain covers, some interesting better Austria, a few interesting early Estonia including some Russia to Estonia military mail, a couple hundred covers of British Commonwealth omnibus issues, Vatican 1-13, E1-2 FDC's, a couple SCADTA covers, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine, A great treasure hunt lot.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 798

Worldwide, Postal History, 1878-1965. Many hundreds of covers & cards, with U.S. first day covers, flight covers, 1929 large picture postcard of monoplane carrying the mail, Apollo 11 commemorative folder, used postal cards from Japan, East India, Romania, Netherlands, Transvaal, Egypt, Russia, India, foreign first day covers, German Propaganda covers, Stalag POW cards, polar covers, 1903-1905 Atlantic City correspondence, two large covers to different African countries, Canada first flights, Scadta cards, great lot for the postal history dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $600.
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Lot 799

Worldwide, Zeppelin Cover Collection, 1926-45. Approximately 45 covers housed in one binder, includes Germany C37 on cover, 1936 Hindenburg cover addressed to Herr Carl Bernhardt, 1929 zeppelin cover from Japan, many U.S. round the world flights, 1930 Graf Zeppelin cover from Lakehurst to Canary Islands, a premium collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 800

Worldwide, Postal History, 1858-1945. 27 covers, includes U.S. #611 on Puerto Rico cover, registered cover from India with #38, 42, 49, first flight St. Kitts to Puerto Rico with #25, 27, 29, 30 & 31, Canal Zone C3 pair on flight cover, Great Britain #28 on cover to U.S., several India covers, a great lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $550.
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