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Postal History Collections

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Lot 368

Worldwide, The Fascinating & Diverse Klotzbach "Philatelic Stories" Collection. A supremely interesting and wide-ranging collection, profusely annotated and touching on dozens of philatelic subjects, housed in 14 three-ring binders; many of the covers are addressed to Klotzbach, and many have superb, full annotations on subjects such as Lindbergh, soldiers' and military letters, many ship and seapost covers, Naval and Polar items; a 1909 cover from Longboat, Bahamas, to the U.S.; various Philatelic Exhibition items, including an Australia #93a sheet and cover and a France Strasbourg sheet; disinfected mail, Feldpost and Red Cross items; a scarce 1891 British East Africa cover, Mombasa to Germany with French seapost markings via Zanzibar, a lovely 1846 Mexican War cover, and so much more; as mentioned, many excellent write-ups are included from this golden era of philately adding up to a substantial value, Fine to Very Fine or better, ex Klotzbach. Shipping charges apply - weight 41.2 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 369

Worldwide, Aerogram Collection, 1940s-70s. Extensive, somewhat specialized, mostly mint (folded and/or unfolded) collection of 1150 different aerograms from around the globe, on homemade pages (with hand-drawn maps) in eight albums; used include a variety of frankings, destinations, etc.; includes Specimens and other scarce items, overall Very Fine, some extremely elusive material; see it all online. Shipping charges apply - weight 42 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 370

Worldwide, Soldiers' and Censored Covers, WWI and WWII. Presented (in need of reorganization) in two binders, a nice mix of over 225 soldiers' letters and censored covers from the nineteen-teens and '40s; WWI items include numerous AEF, AFA and Red Cross items, including two Red Cross "Soldiers Mail" postcards, but also feature French, British and Austrian items as well—even a cover with a Swiss Internment Camp cancel; WWII-era items are mostly Censored covers, arranged roughly in alphabetical order by country, including uncommon material such as a Nigerian tombstone censor marking, plus an array of handstamps, tapes and other markings; several "Puerto Rico"- or "Cuba"-overprinted US frankings are an added—and not often seen—bonus, Fine to Very Fine, an eclectic and interesting holding; see it all online. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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