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Cacheted Covers - Including Dorothy Knapp Hand Painted




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Lot 4196

1929, 2¢ Ohio River (Planty 681 - 30A,B,E,F), four different Beazell photo-cacheted Cincinnati First Day Covers, two unaddressed, Very Fine.
Scott 681.
Planty $1,600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4197

1931, 2¢ Yorktown (Planty 703 - 16b), block of 4 on a Harry Ioor black & red Wethersfield, Conn. First Day Cover on an Airmail envelope with a faint Wethersfield rubberstamped cachet, unaddressed, Very Fine, guaranteed by Hugh Clark of the Scott Stamp & Coin Co. Four used singles catalog $1,600 - this First Day Cover may be unique, with a 2018 Crowe certificate noting the year as "193?", because it is not completely struck up; in our opinion it is most definitely 1931.
Scott 703b.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4198

1932, 2¢ Arbor Day (Planty 717 - 16a-d), four different Beazell photo-cacheted Nebraska City First Day Covers, all with Beazell stenciled address; small bottom edge tear #16c, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 717.
Planty $1,400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4199

1933, 1¢ & 3¢ Century of Progress (Planty 728-729 - 69a-k), complete set of 11 Beazell photo-cacheted First Day Covers, four are 1¢ (2 postcards) and five 3¢ various addresses including six with Beazell address labels, Very Fine.
Scott 728-729.
Planty $3,850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4200

1943-44, Overrun Countries complete (Scott 909-921), Handpainted Dorothy Knapp, complete matched set of Overrun Countries, very rare and desirable; an exceptionally well-done artistic achievement, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 4201

Special Delivery, 1944, 13¢ blue (Scott E17), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz C46-1) with 3¢ Steamship #923, pencil-addressed by Knapp to herself in Rhinebeck and actually mailed Special Delivery with a Nov 1 Rhinebeck backstamp; couple tiny spots of envelope glue bleed through at the left, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4202

Airmail, 1949, U.P.U. complete (Scott C42-C44), the set of three Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Covers (Weisz C42-1, C43-1, C44-1), pencil-addressed by Knapp to herself in Rhinebeck; envelope glue showing through very slightly, still Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4203

Airmail, 1952, 80¢ Hawaii (Scott C46), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz C46-1), neat ink address, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4204

1942, 3¢ Kentucky Statehood (Scott 904), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 904-1), unaddressed, Very Fine. This is Knapp's first cover painted for Louis & Mae Wigand and the Associated Naval Cover Collectors. It is signed "A.N.C.C."
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4205

1942, 3¢ Kentucky Statehood (Scott 904), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 904-2), unaddressed; minor flap tear, Very Fine. Same design as 904-1 but signed "D. Knapp".
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4206

1942, 5¢ Chinese Resistance (Scott 906), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 906-2), pencil address (erased and re-written); minor soiling at the lower right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4207

1943, 1¢ Four Freedoms (Scott 908), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 908-7), unaddressed, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4208

1945, Franklin D. Roosevelt complete (Scott 930-933), set of four Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Covers (Weisz 930-4, 931-1, 932-3, 933-1), 1¢ unaddressed, others pencil-addressed to Knapp in Rhinebeck, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 4209

1948, 3¢ Juliette Low (Scott 974), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 974-3 var. - eagle in badge), unaddressed, Very Fine. Reportedly painted for Knapp's son, Wally.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4210

1948, 3¢ Juliette Low - Girl Scouts (Scott 974), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 974-3), pencil-addressed to Knapp in Rhinebeck, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4211

1948, 3¢ Juliette Low (Scott 974), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 974-3 var. - eagle in badge, flag), unaddressed, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4212

1953, 3¢ Ohio Statehood (Scott 1018), Dorothy Knapp handpainted First Day Cover (Weisz 1018-2), unaddressed, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4213

"He's My Uncle", Dorothy Knapp handpainted black & white patriotic cachet (Weisz 2) on cover franked with a 3¢ "Win the War" (905) canceled Owosso, Mich, label address, Very Fine. The listing example in the Weisz book.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4214

"'D'-Day, The Invasion Has Begun", Dorothy Knapp handpainted patriotic cachet (Weisz D-Day 2 var. - brighter colors) on cover franked with a 3¢ "Win the War" (905) canceled on D-Day, Jun 6, 1944, at Rhinebeck, N.Y. unaddressed, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4215

"~ That Government Of the People…", Dorothy Knapp handpainted black & white patriotic cachet (Weisz 20) on cover franked with a 3¢ Motion Pictures (926) canceled Detroit, Mich., Feb 14, 1945 (the cachet features the statue from the Lincoln Memorial and is canceled on Lincoln's birthday), label address, Fine to Very Fine. The listing example in the Weisz book.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4216

"'D'-Day, The Invasion Has Begun", Dorothy Knapp handpainted patriotic cachet (Weisz D-Day 2 var. - extra plane before "'D'-Day") on cover franked with a 3¢ "Win the War" (905) canceled on D-Day, Jun 6, 1944, at Victory, Vt., unaddressed, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4217

"E Pluribus Unum", Dorothy Knapp handpainted black & white patriotic cachet (Weisz 11) on cover franked with a 3¢ Corregidor (925) canceled Owosso, Mich., Jan 31, 1945, label address; tiny edge tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine. The listing example in the Weisz book.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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