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Stamps and Postal History


1922-1996 Issues




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Lot 4173

1922, 5¢ Roosevelt, FDC (Scott 557), tied by an Oyster Bay, N.Y. First Day machine cancel, Oct 27, 1922, on a Nassau Stamp Co. cover to Milwaukee, Wis.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4174

1922, 11¢ Hayes, FDC (Scott 563), a pretty straight-edged single tied by a Fremont, O. First Day machine cancel, Oct 4, 1922, on a cover to Worcester, Mass., Very Fine.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 4175

1922, 50¢ Arlington Amphitheater, FDC (Scott 570), Washington D.C. Nov 11, 1922 First Day cancel ties stamp to cover, typed addressed to Edward Worden, Millburn, New Jersey; light bend to lower left corner, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 4176

1923, $1 Lincoln Memorial, FDC (Scott 571), an immaculate Worden cover, Very Fine, truly rare, with 1979 American First Day Cover Society certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,000
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Lot 4177

1924, 2¢ Washington, rotary press printing, perf 10, FDC (Scott 583a), booklet pane of 6, tied by Washington D.C. First Day duplex handstamps, Aug 27, 1926, on a cover with a C.E. Nickles-stenciled Washington D.C. address, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4178

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), from United Fruit Co., to Newton, Massachuttes, via airmail, special delivery and registered, with violet registration number at bottom left, each stamp of souvenir sheet cancelled with violet "New York International Philatelic Exhibition Station/Oct 18, 1926/Registered" postmarks as well as on the back to seal the envelope, violet Newton, Mass. receiving mark also on reverse; light corner creases on cover, away from souvenir sheet, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4179

1926, White Plains souvenir sheet (Scott 630), from Edward C. Worden to James Worden, Chicago, Ill, via airmail and registered (although it appears it was not actually sent registered as there is no registration number or seals to seal flap on back), souvenir sheet cancelled with black Washington D.C. Oct. 18, 1926 duplex cancels, Very Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4180

1929, Kans.-Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 658-679), two matching covers, one with complete Kans. set and one with complete Nebr. set, each typed address to C.E. Nickles, each stamp tied to cover with multiple Washington D.C. May 1, 1929 duplex cancels; each opened at left and bottom, a little light toning in corners, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $550
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Lot 4181

1929, Kans., 1¢ to 10¢ complete, FDC's (Scott 658-668), blocks of 4, no cachets, all hand-addressed to the same person in Washington, D.C., Very Fine, a really choice set for the serious FDC collector.
Scott $1,270 as singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 4182

1929, 1¢ Kans., FDC (Scott 658), vertical pair on a Newton, Kans. First Day Cover signed by Newton Postmaster, Joseph Goltz N.Y.; small black ink dot at the upper right.
Estimate $250 - 500.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4183

1929, 6¢ Kans., FDC (Scott 664), Newton, Kans. First Day Cover signed by Newton Postmaster, Joseph Goltz N.Y.; small black ink dot at the upper right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4184

1929, Nebr., 1¢ to 10¢ complete, FDC's (Scott 669-679), matched set of Washington D.C. First Day Covers franked with blocks of 4, Very Fine.
Scott $1,935.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 4185

1929, 2¢ Fallen Timbers, FDC's (Scott 680), seven Beazell-cacheted First Day Covers, all different cachets or towns: Planty 680-14C (Perrysburg & Waterville), 14E (Maumee, Toledo & Waterville) and 14F (Erie & Perrysburg), Fine to Very Fine, a scarce group.
Planty $1,750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4186

1931, Rotary press definitives, 11¢ to 50¢ complete, FDC's (Scott 692-701), blocks of 4 on Washington D.C. First Day Covers; 11¢-13¢ 15¢ 25¢ & 50¢ all with Air Mail labels, serviced by C.E. Nickles; minor mounting remnants on the reverse, a few reduced just a tad at the left, Very Fine.
Scott $3,405.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $450
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Lot 4187

1931, Rotary press definitives, 11¢ to 50¢ complete, FDC's (Scott 692-701), pairs on Washington D.C. First Day Covers; 11¢ 13¢ 20¢ & 50¢ on Airmail envelopes, matching handwritten addresses; each with two inconsequential staple holes at the left edge, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $2,270+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4188

1931, 50¢ Arlington Amphitheater, rotary press printing, FDC (Scott 701), plate block of 4 tied by Washington D.C. First Day duplex handstamps, Sep 4, 1931, on a small, neat cover with a printed Albert Gorham cachet, "First Day/of/Perf. 11 X 10½/Rotary Press Stamps", Very Fine.
Scott $600 ++.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $170
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Lot 4189

1938, ½¢ to 50¢ Presidentials, FDC's (Scott 803-831), a lovely set of 32 FDCs with Risko Art Studio air brush/hand lettered add-on cachets, including the three booklet panes; matched typed addresses except the panes which are unaddressed and signed by the artist, Marguerite "Marge" Papke Mossack, Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $450
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Lot 4190

1938, $1, $2 & $5 Presidentials, FDC's (Scott 832-834), on a set of three A.E. Owen hand painted, hand lettered Washington D.C. First Day Covers; the $1 & $2 sent Registered Airmail Special Delivery, the $1 to Abington, Pa.; the $2 to Buenos Aires, Argentina; the $5 Registered Airmail to Guam; all with proper backstamps, Very Fine. An attractive and most unusual set of FDCs.
Scott $360 +++.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4191

1939, Presidential coils, 1¢ to 10¢ complete (Scott 839-851), set of 13 FDCs with Czubay photo/thermograph cachets, unaddressed; 1½¢ vertical coil slightly damaged, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4192
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1939, 3¢ Baseball Centennial FDC (Scott 855), Weigand cachet and backstamp; a tiny bit of perforation toning is all that keeps this from being immaculate, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4193

1939, 3¢ Baseball Centennial, FDC (Scott 855), on a Koment cacheted, unaddressed First Day Cover signed by four one-time league leaders in stolen bases: "Pee Wee" Reese (Hall of Famer), Pete Reiser, Augie Gala and Amos Otis, Very Fine.
Planty 955 - 59; $900 +++.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $350
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Lot 4194

1985, 6¢ Tricycle coil, FDC (Scott 2126, 2126a), strip of 4 and a strip of 3 of the pre-canceled variety, each with plate number 1, on an Artcraft cover, Very Fine, reported that less than 20 exist with this plate number.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4195

1996, 32¢ Tennessee, no die cutting between (Scott 3071b), tied on an unaddressed legal size cover by a magenta Knoxville, Tenn. c.d.s., May 29, 1997, Very Fine and quite possibly unique, with a 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300 mint.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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