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Lot 236

U.S., Stampless Cover Accumulation, 1820-1857. Approximately 95 stampless covers and over 20 letters, with many manuscript town cancels, towns include Richmond VA "Paid/3" in circle, red "Nashville T.", Kanawha C.H., "Kanawha Salines", "Moorefield VA", blue "Harper's Ferry" with matching "Paid", Romney, "Ritchie C.H. W.V.", red "Martinsburg VA" with matching "Paid", "Morgantown", "Lynchburg", "Patrick C.H.", "Pittsylvania C.H.", many with contents, very mixed condition, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 237

U.S., Advertizing Covers - Fraternal Organizations. 36 covers with various fraternal ads, these include allover illustrated cover for Phrenakosmen Society, allover illustrated cover for Philomathean Society, allover illustrated cover for American Board of Commissioners, allover illustrated cover for Plank Ridge Lodge I.O.O.F., allover cover for American Seamen's & Friend Society, allover illustrated cover for Moscosco Tribe, allover illustrated cover for Tribe of Ben Hur, majority are allover designs. some scarce material present, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 238

U.S., Advertising Covers - Hotels, 1860-1899. Many cities and states in the U.S., some illustrated, many have matching letters, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 239

U.S., Advertising Cover Collection, 1860's-1930's. 400 covers, many illustrated, topics include: hardware, guns, chickens, druggists, tobacco, pigs, fish, caskets, banks, railroads, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 240

U.S., Airmail Cover Collection, AC Roessler Cachets, 1918-31. 58 covers with some first flights and special cancels and the various colorful and artistic corner cards and printed envelopes, with early events and expositions that make Roessler such a popular pioneer of early flight covers, notable early stamps on covers include, C1 (8), C2 (4) and C4 (9), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $900.
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Lot 241
U.S., Cartes de Visite & Miscellaneous Photos. Over 55 cartes de visite, of special interest is a wealthy Asian couple, many have revenue stamps, there is also a stereoview of General Hancock & staff at Gettysburg, a couple of mining photos, stereoviews of the San Francisco earthquake, 6 cabinet photos and 5 remembrance cabinet cards, please review carefully.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 242

U.S., Civil War Era Flag Patriotic Covers. A collection of 25 used & 2 unused allover flag design covers, used includes ad for The Brooks Company Cleveland, ad for Aroma Coffee & Spice Co St Louis, ad for J.P. Siddall Equality IL, one of the covers has a scoring for Dewey, Schley & Sampson, a couple of nice machine cancels, inspection is necessary, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 243

U.S., Civil War Era Postal History, 1861-65. Approximately 50 covers many with contents, mostly business letters & (5) letters, markings include Port Royal "Due 12" in circle, Winchester "Paid", Alexandria "Due 3", Old Point Comfort "Due 3", a few fancy geometric cancels, blind embossed ad for M. Lure House Wheeling, two letters have embossed Marietta College stamp, mixed condition, an intriguing array, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $800.
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Lot 244

U.S., Extensive Correspondence of Summers Family of Marietta OH, 1851-68. Addressed to Marietta OH there are approximately 100 covers mostly with contents and approximately 35 letters, some which may be matched up with empty covers, on a quick inspection we note some war & political news, some covers with fancy geometric cancels, one cover with illegal usage of a revenue as postage, we will leave the pleasure of transcribing these to the winning bidder, a fascinating glimpse at the country in turmoil, careful inspection urged, very mixed condition especially among the covers, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 245

U.S., Business Correspondence, 1878-82. Over 1,000 receipts and letters of business letterhead sheets, notes, etc., from lumber dealers around the North East, a few illustrated, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 246

U.S., Chicago Blue Fancy Cancels on Postal Cards, 1873. A spectacular compilation of 140 postal cards (#UX3, with an oddball one or two) with an array of blue fancy cancels including anchor in square, three-leafed clover, shield, geometrics, "W" in circle, and many more; excellent break-up value for individual sales online, Fine to Very Fine or better, a fantastic collection that must be viewed to appreciate fully.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 247

U.S., Fancy Cancels on Cover Collection, 1880s. Presented in a red Showgard cover album, with over 80 items in all; we note a magenta star, a lovely shield in toothed circle in blue, and several geometrics, but the bulk of the collection is an alphabet book; missing a couple letters, but with duplicates of several, positive and negative strikes, with accompanying c.d.s.'s from same-lettered towns (Yardley, PA, with circled "Y", for example); several advertising covers or covers with corner cards, a few stationery entires, etc., etc.; a fun collection with completion within r-e-a-c-h, Very Fine, be sure to take a look.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 248

U.S., Fancy Cancels on Postal Stationery, 1870-90. A collection of 5 covers & 17 cut squares, all with fancy cancels, includes letters, Skull & cross bones, U.S. monogram, pinwheels, stars and a numeral, a few other interesting, all clear full strikes, please consider, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 249

U.S., Naval Cover Collection, 1930-70. Hundreds of naval covers residing in five albums and a cover album, there are a few 1930's & 1940's covers, but the vast majority are from the 1960's, there are launching covers, first day of postal operation covers, Project Apollo & Gemini recovery covers, nice grouping of Operation Deep Freeze & Antarctic Operation covers, some of the vessels have color photos accompanying the cover, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 250

U.S., Picture Postcards, Choice Collection. Consisting of classic, linens & chromes, real photos, with a fabulous Santa Claus group of approximately 85 different, with colored robes, flocked robes, full length & portraits, and with dozens of other Christmas postcards, patriotic postcards and novelty, there are premium cards scattered throughout, dealers don't let this one get away, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 251

U.S., Registered Cover Collection, 1895-1915. 42 registered covers, a few better includes #306 on a 2¢ postal envelope from Denver to New York City, #273 on a 2¢ postal envelope from New York City to Plantersville S.C., #283 on corner ad cover from Elmira NY to Canada, fresh & clean, examine carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 252

U.S., Washington Franklin Cover Collection, 1909-18. Approximately 110 covers, some better includes 1918 cover with #492 & 496 to Canton China, 1909 cover with #335 to Turkey, 1911 mixed franking U.S. & Great Britain forwarded from London to Florence Italy, 1913 #378 on cover to Hong Kong forwarded to Canton China, 1911 #380 & 377 on registered cover to Nova Scotia, and a 1915 #425 on cover to Modesto CA with "Not in Directory & pointing hand with an OX12 at left, a terrific buy for the dealer or specialist, mixed condition, examine please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 253

U.S., Postal History, 1830-1975. Thousands of covers & cards, with many large #65's, Bank Notes, fancy cancels, cacheted event covers, first day covers, censored covers, mint & used postal stationery, 1928 passes to the Senate & House, picture postcards, RPOs, advertising with some illustrated, group of #231's, naval covers, airmail, Prexies, APO.s, Canal Zone, stampless, plus thousands of modern first day covers and event cacheted covers, mixed condition but could be a treasure trove, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 254
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U.S., Cover Compendium, 1928-2010. Thousands of covers, mostly in boxes, includes first day covers, first flight covers, cacheted event covers with a fantastic range of subjects, also includes U.S. postage, worldwide on paper, United Nations & Canada covers, useful duplication, the only drawback is the time needed to review this monster of a lot, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 255

U.S., Old Time Cover Collection, 1850's-1960's. A few old stampless, some 3¢ 1851/1857 issues, Civil War all over print Patriotic cover and a couple prisoner of war letters on Patriotic stationary, a couple Buffalo World's Fair official post cards used with #294's, 286 on Remember the Maine patriotic cover, a few early advertising, approximately 100 nice 1930's and 1940's FDC's, many with better than usual cachets, a couple WWII V-Mail letters, a couple WWII patriotics, Austria postcard from 1933 WIPA show, Great Britain Mulready early postal stationary cover and #2 on cover (appears to be lightly tied), Italian States four Roman States stamps used on cover to United States, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 256

U.S., Premium Postal History Collection, 1835-1950. Residing in four binders and a small box, includes Civil War patriotics, strip of three #7 on cover, strip of six #65 on cover, advertising including illustrated & stamp dealers, fancy cancels, forwarded, a few locals with 96L1 pair not tied, local 75L1 tied by Hale cancel, local 15L14 on mourning cover with #11, #36 on legal size envelope, documents with revenues, and a binder of postmarks, many better usages and frankings, mixed condition with some covers with tape repairs at edges, enormous potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,700.
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Lot 257

U.S., Classic Cover Collection, 1840's-1900. Approximately 500 covers, most of which seem to be addressed to Worcester, Mass, with approximately 100 of which are stampless covers (mostly from the 1840's and 1850's)a few banknote covers and 1869 issue covers, but the vast majority of the covers are from 3¢ 1851-1861 issues, 1 cover with 24 (3), one cover with what might be a 12c 1861 with grill, 78 (2) on cover to London, 6¢ banknote on lovely T. Kingsford & Son cameo cover, many great markings, printed and embossed advertising covers and a variety of town postmarks, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 258

U.S., Cover Accumulation. Dozens of better United States covers; more valuable include #'s 8A, 14, 1860's patriotics, some select 1930's first day covers (including Baseball); but the highlight of this outstanding holding are impressive examples of C14 and C15 each on it's own flight cover; a great group that would prove worthwhile to any knowledgeable cover dealer who can patiently take the appropriate time to carefully evaluate this impressive lot.
Scott $5,000+ Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 259

U.S., Better Postal History Collection. Approximately 80 covers, mostly West Virginia & mostly advertising, includes Odson & Co distillers, Guild's Blue Mountain Asthma Cure with sample in unopened cover, Clauss Cutlery multicolored illustrated ad cover, Cold Sulphur Springs, multicolored Beck's Beer, photo corner ad cover for Howell House, with much more, careful examination will be well rewarded, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 260

U.S., Postal History Collection, 1845-1965. Over 100 covers and cards presented for your pleasure, includes advertising, patriotics, foreign destinations, picture post cards, and more, a few better are Civil War patriotic embossed Washington portrait in blue star, 1888 Mulready facsimile ad cover for stamps dealer, 1906 Hamburg Amerika Line postcard with German Seapost cancel, O74 on cover, Jenny Lind embossed portrait on cover, advertising Monuments cover with illustrated ad on reverse, 1904 picture postcard with E6 tied, mixed condition, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 261

U.S., Cover Collection, 1890's-1990's. Approximately 700 first day covers from 1960's to mid 1980's, a group of a little over 100 commemorative panels from 1980's and early 1990's and the highlights of the collection… approximately 200 Pharmacy topical advertising covers from the late 19th century to early 20th century, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 262

U.S., Maddening Monstrosity of Mainly FDCs. Unaddressed and cacheted with earlier and better, well over 50,000 by the owner's count (actually he said 200,000) we didn't and won't count them, he collected these over decades--actually going out of his way to accumulate them, including the better high values and interesting cachets as well as the run-of-the-mill and mundane; fills two pallets (maybe it is closer to 200,000), in any case a dealer's paradise and nightmare both in the same moment, retail many multiples of our estimate and would allow the reseller a hefty margin; view if you like or have a spin blind, in either case it's got great potential.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 263

U.S., Fred Collins Hand Painted Cachet Horde, 1980-2011. Approximately 1,000 first day covers all with Collins' cachets includes Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, Roberto Clemente, Classic Comics, Native Dancers, Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Legends of Baseball, and many more, also includes the definitive book "Collins Hand Painted First Day Covers The First 20 Years", be sure and set aside enough time to ascertain this lots true value, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,800.
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Lot 264

U.S., Hand Painted First Day Cover Collection, 1992-2012. 330 unaddressed, numbered and signed Melissa Fox, limited edition (often only 10 of each), hand painted first day covers in three G & K cover albums, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 265

U.S., Better First Day Cover Collection, 1924-95. Many hundreds of covers with a wide range of interest, includes large album with 1932-1934 covers with 658 pair with cachet, 723, C19, U523-U528, also first flights, USS Akron covers, Naval covers, cacheted event covers, loose there is 853, four 855 three of which are Crosby cachets including Babe Ruth, C23, Famous Americans with Crosby cachets, C31, 620-621 one cover (3), 647-648 on one cover, 614-616 on one cover, and that's only half way down into the box, a joy for any dealer or collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 266

U.S., Duck Stamp First Day Cover Collection, 1981-2011. 120 unaddressed, in G & K cover album, containing Colorano Silk, Melissa Fox hand painted, S+T (signed and numbered), some postal cards autographed by stamp designer, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 267

U.S., First Day Cover Hoard, 1927-2000. Thousands of covers, with better cachets including Crosbys, Washington Bicentennial complete, cacheted event covers, Prexies, HOPs, 1984 Olympic first day cover collection, Birds & Flowers of the Fifty States collection, Famous Americans complete, space and related covers, maiden voyages, postal stationery mint & first days, inaugural covers, includes airmails & back of the book, a terrific accumulation and completely intact and received, don't miss on this, great for the internet or flea market dealer, mixed condition, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 268

U.S., Accumulation of Better Modern First Day Covers, 1980's-2000's. 1400++ unaddressed first day covers, mostly Colorano silks, S&T, Ferro Phile (many signed and/or numbered), Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 269

U.S., First Day Cover Collection, 1997-2017. Approximately 2,600 covers, mostly unaddressed Artcraft, neatly laid out in 28 Heritage or Lighthouse albums with slip cases, plus approximately 50 loose 1950's FDC's, 859-93 set, 1982 covers of the 50 states and an event cover album of Presidents of the United States, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $750.
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Lot 270

U.S., First Day Cover Accumulation, Mostly from 1920's-1940's. A couple thousand first day covers from this popular silver era of first day cover collecting with many 2c reds, 3c purples, Famous American, etc., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 271

U.S., First Day Cover Hoard, 1932-2000. Fifteen to twenty thousand first day covers in boxes and in albums, majority in the 1980s to 2000s, with Arbor Days and 2¢ Reds, National Parks, Famous Americans, Prexies, airmails and postal stationery, some uncacheted, a nice mixture at a terrific price, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $950.
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