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Sale 756

Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World
Including Langs Stock and Private Holdings


First Day Cover Collections




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Lot 156

U.S., 1924-1966, Melissa Fox handpainted collection. 70+ original art cachets in a single binder; beginning with each of the three Huguenot-Walloon Tercentenary issues (614-616); seven interpretations of C23 (either first day of issue or National Air Mail Week), including a top plate number block (and two other blocks); Sesquicentennial Exposition (627); Vermont (643); Molly Pitcher (646); Hawaii 2 cent (647) and one with both the 2 and 5 cent; General Sullivan (657); Massachusetts (682); Aeronatics Conference (649-50); Harding (684); Lake Placid (716); Arbor Day (717); Washington vertical coil (722); Daniel Webster (725); Peace of 1783 (727); Maryland (736); Whistler's Mother (737); Texas Centennial (778d); Arkansas (782); Oregon Territory (783); Ordinance of 1787 (795); and 1/2 cent to 50 cent Prexies (803-831); a delightful collection worth a look, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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Lot 157

U.S., 1929-1933, Highly Sought After Beazell Photographic. 150+ exceedingly rare covers; invariably the most challenging cachet for an issue is the scarce Beazell photographic cachet; group of 34 covers with cancels matching the photo, with a majority cancelled in 1931, examples include Deep Water WV, Alligator, MS, Cedar Lake, MI, etc; 31 covers with cancels match to photos like Longfellow TX, Lincoln WA, Swan Lake MS, Falling Waters WV, etc; Beazell Presidents Collection of 29 (slight duplication) honoring United States Presidents where the cancel relates to the President; 15 envelopes (plus 2 duplicates) showing construction of the Cincinnati Union Terminal; Library PA photographic envelope; 46 more fanciful (but not photographic) Beazell creations; among the most innovative, attractive, and exceedingly rare covers you can own, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.2 lbs.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $2,800.
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Lot 158

U.S., 1929, Thomas Edison's First Lamp Collection (Scott 654-6). 65+ envelopes covering the First Lamp, perf 11x10.5 (655), and perf 10 coil (656) in a NUACE album; Roessler cancelled in Menlo Park, Orange, East Orange, and Washington (next day), beautiful Gorham blocks postmarked Menlo Park and Washington, 654-14A & E, 654-13A (catalog $125), 654-43, 1990 add on hand painted; 655 plate block with lovely duplex Washington cancel (tape residue at top); two 656 covers, neither cacheted, one a line pair, and the other a strip of four; a very early FDC collection, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 159

U.S., 1931, Yorktown issue FDC. 135 envelopes for Sc #703; includes a beautiful Elliott Surrender of Cornwallis; 3 examples of the Wethersfield Chamber of Commerce (Planty 703-1A), printed (and numerous rubber stamped); 3 copies of Stoutcenburg (Planty 703-5); Webb House (Planty 703-14); 3 early Roessler, one says "sesquicentennial" over the portraits in brown, while the other two (one brown and the other more an orange) say "collect stamps"; a Yorktown and a Wethersfield first Ralph Dyer; and a Egolf (Planty 703-51) in beautiful condition; numerous hand colored by Meisels; light indications of age consistent with this period on some, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $475.
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Lot 160

U.S., 1932, William Penn Collection (Scott 724). 120+ better covers collected in a NUACE album; expect duplication of cachets to reflect the three first day of issue cities - New Castle, Chester, and Philadelphia; cachet makers include, Egolf, Baxter, Stoutzenberg, Rice, WSE, Ioor, Hacker, Gorham, 1st Sayrs, Fairway, 1st Collingdale Press (two varieties), John Gill (many varieties), Linprint, 1st Adelphia Stamp Company, 724-40, Richard Hutchings, Bradie Buchanan and a few unknown; also look for a few unofficials and a New York City postmarked nine days before release; significant holding from an early issue, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.6 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 161

U.S., 1932, Daniel Webster collection (Scott 725). 140+ envelopes in NUACE album; expect duplication among cachets (there were three First Day cities); cachet makers include, Gorham, 1st Griffin, numerous John Gill, 725-6, Truby, Rice, Ioor, N Joseph, 1st Grant, 1st Bailey, 1st Clifton Smith, WSE, Hacker, Rothblum, Roessler, Webster MA Chamber of Commerce, 1st Davidson, 725-50; strong group from a classic era, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.6 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 162

U.S., 1933, General Oglethorpe Collection (Scott 726). 80+ neatly housed in a NUACE binder; cachet makers include, Ioor (4), Linprint (4), 726-3, Hacker, WSE, Bert, 1st Anderson (catalog $175), 726-21, 726-22, Truby, Heinrich, 726-29; about a third have rubber stamps and various cancels that relate to the issue; looking for the right collector, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 163

U.S., 1933, Washington Headquarters at Newburgh (Scott 727). 135+ FDCs from Newburgh NY in two binders; 1st Grimsland (catalog $200), Linprint (including 727-1A), Hobby Cachet, John Gill (also 5A-C), Anderson, Newburgh CofC, Roessler, Rice, Gorham, 732-32, 1st Allas Stamp Co, A O Henry hand painted (set of 3), 1st Lewis, 1st Robertson; many better items from this issue, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 164

U.S., 1933, General Kosciuszko Collection (Scott 734). 75+ better cachets in a single binder; duplication of artwork should be expected since there were seven first day of issue locations; cachet makers include, John Gill, Ed Hacker, Covered Wagon, 734-11, 734-14, Ioor (including Special Delivery block), Rice, Linprint, Boler, 734-36, 734-58, Eagle Cover Service, 734-28, Fairway, Ed Key, Washington Stamp Club as well as a few unlisted printed cachets; difficult to duplicate, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 165

U.S., 1934, Maryland Issue Exhibit (Scott 736). Rare chance to own a highly decorated exhibit undisturbed from the early 1980's; compiled by an extremely accomplished exhibitor, this won the Grand Award at Rocky Gate 82, Gold ar SEPEX 84, Gold at AFDCS Washington 83, 1st place at ROAPEX 84, and best FDC exhibit at WILSHOW 83; nearly 100 different cachets in two albums including, Beazell (3e), Rothblum (and a Rothblum variety), 1st Baltimore Philatelic Society, Postmaster General corner card and letter from Assistant Postmaster General to his daughter, unlisted hand drawn Eleanor Dashiell, Nix, Stoutzenberg, Linprint, Top Notch, 1st Kapner, Hacker, Ioor, Roessler, Rice and more; includes over 20 related covers for celebrations, tercentenary, etc along with brochures; beautiful, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 166

U.S., 1936, Rhode Island Tercentenary Collection (Scott 777). 220+ Scott 777 housed in 3 NUACE albums; 1st Congden and Carpenter, 1st Hollywood Club Cover, Roessler, 777-9, 777-18 (25 with many colors), 777-23, 777-29, 1st L G Charist, 1st Gleason, 1st Kilton, 1st Kent County, Imperial, Chambers, Scheufler, two oversized cacheted; RI Governor autograph; very clean with very little toning common for this era, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.8 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 167

U.S., 1936, Extraordinary Oregon Centenial Collection (Scott 783). In 12 binders, 1100+ covers from a consummate specialist; probably the largest and finest holding available; assembled in NUACE binders (with slipcases) consisting of Planty 1-5, 6-12, 13-21b, 21c-27, 28-33, 34-44, 45-50, 51-60, 61-82, 83-114; P-58(2), Von Losberg, P-61 hand painted of the period (Daniel, Lewiston, and Walla Walla cancels), 1st South 17th Street Public School multicolor hand painted covers, P-67 Virginia Seath hand drawn, P-71 Lottie Eshliman (2), P-80 set of five Raymond Stone hand painted, P-122 George Bowring hand drawn, P-95 Max Casper (9), Chambers, P-102, W H Latta, P-109 Bertha Cleft hand painted (Astoria and Missoula), P-111 Griffith, P-127 J C Formick, P-76 M L C hand painted (Daniel and Missoula), Chambers; more than 20 unlisted hand painted in the period; impressive; some have light toning as expected for this time period, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 42.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 168

U.S., 1936, Susan B Anthony advanced FDC collection (Scott 784). 100+ better covers housed in NUACE album and slipcase; four different Crosby (two are unlisted); Ham in green (and unlisted in orange); Grandy (3 colors); Sidenius; VG (4 colors); Eagle (3 different); VG (9 colors); 785-14; Roessler; Bronesky; Rice; 784-10; Dyer (4 different); Goldstein; Anderson; Kershner; Ioor; Linprint and more; a wonderful lot; occasional toning as expected during this era, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 169

U.S., 1936-1940, Risko Art Hand Painted and Airbrushed. Collection of 190+ envelopes in three binders; an original unpicked collection with minor duplication (generally cachet or color design variations) and loaded with exceptional items; premium First Days include #776 (1st cachet x3), 777 (x7), 778 (x3), 782 (x5),783 (x16), 784 (x2), 785-94 set of 10 (plus a few singles), 795 (x3), 796 (x3), 797, 798, 799, 800, 801, 802, 835 (x2), 836 (x2), 837, 838 (x3), 852, 853, 854, 855, 856, 859-93 (set of 35), 899, 901, 902, C23 (x2); also 30+ events including USS Macon, Texas (x5), St Patrick's Day, April Fool, Easter, Paul Revere's Ride, Memorial Day, 4th of July, New Years Day; also a virtually complete (lacks $1 value) Presidential Series of 1938, from 1/2c to $5, including booklets and coils (all pairs). All the low values through 50c are blocks of four with matching typed addresses; extremely scarce and attractive, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.6 lbs.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 170

U.S., 1937, Phenomenal Army Navy Series Collection (Scott 785-94). 860+ better envelopes in long dealer tray; Marion Fulton hand painted 789, A S Allis hand drawn 790-93, Ralph Holzer hand drawn 790-94, R V Rider hand drawn, William J Volker hand drawn, Virginia Seath hand drawn, Hubbard hand colored set, Volker printed, Vaughan hand drawn, G O Shepherd, numerous color Civil War Patriotics pressed into service, unlisted photo postcards, numerous Crosby, Gundel, Ioor, Czubay, Nutnick, R E Dyer, Espenshade, MCDonough, unlisted Chambers matched set (2), Max Casper set, Brookhaven, Sidenius set, Scatchard set (printed), Scatchard set (thermographic), Sudduth, Dean Aubrey, Griffith, Top Notch, Risko (at least 12 seen), Rice set, Beverly Hills set, Roesseler set, Vining set, Ed Kee's set, Evans set, Lou Breker set, Raley, W Beardsley set, Casper, Laid, Munprint, Wanstead, Levy, Fairway, and many more; stunning collection for the specialist or advanced dealer, Attention! Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 171

U.S., 1937, Army-Navy FDC collection (Scott 785-94). Large group of 975+ neatly housed in 9 Nuace albums; appear to be complete sets; cachet makers include, Ioor on envelopes and cards, including combos, Beverly Hills, Anderson, Breker, Linprint, Bronesky (21 plus set of 2 on monarch covers), WSE (22, some with related portraits), Rice (16 plus set of 10 on legal-sized envelope), Grandy, Imperial, Grimsland, Kapner, Crosby (75), Decatur Chapter (with 7 unofficials), Farragut Chapter (2), Levy, Fairway, Velache, Brookhaven, Top Notch, Aubry, Espenshade, Laid (both styles), Clifford, Plimpton (surface and airmail), Planty 39, Planty 40, Lane, Holland-Yudkin, Planty 43, Roessler, Sudduth, Wanstead, Planty 47 (uncommon),Sidenius (several varieties), Historic Arts, Hubbard (32, almost all unofficial), Raley, Roy, San Francisco Examiner, McDonough, Nix (52, with straight, curved, 5 stamp combos and unofficials), Munprint, Dietz, Evans, Norwood-Scatchard, Raley, Max Casper, Annapolis Philatelic Society (7 unofficials), Historic Art event set of 10, Planty 78, Chambers and Planty 104; about 140 are unknown with a few hand painted; an extensive collection; occasional toning from gum flaps, which is to be expected from this era, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 32.4 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 172

U.S., 1937, Northwest Territory Collection (Scott 795). 150+ Ordinance of 1787 FDCs from better artists housed in two NUANCE albums; many pairs (there were two First Day cities); Grimsland plate blocks, Sidenius, Linprint, Dyer, Laird, Historic Arts, 1st Wameford, Roessler, 1st Equitable Fire and Marine, Raley, Rice Davenport, 1st W C Maroon, 795-29 set of 5 1st Marietta NWT Commission, 1st Heyl, Beverly Hills, Anderson, Espenshade, 795-40, 795-41, Imperial, 795-44, Pavois, Evans, 1st Cachet Craft, Farnam, Historic Arts, Crosby (5 different), O A Smith (4 hand painted), Nix, Scheufler, 795-95; occasional toning as expected for the period; wonderful collection, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 7 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 173

U.S., 1937, Virginia Dare Collection (Scott 796). 130+ better items postmarked Manteo NC (18 Aug) and Washington DC (19 Aug); cachet makers include, handpainted 796-1, Torkel (NC and DC), 796-6, Fairway (NC and DC), Ioor (NC and DC), 1st Shatz, Grandy, Anderson (NC and DC), Espenshade (NC and DC), House of Farnam, 796-17, Rice, Kapner, Sudduth, Pavois, Bronesky, 796-24, Nix (NC and DC), 796-26, 796-29, 796-30, Linprint, Ralph Dyer (plus four different), Grimsland, Evans, World Wide Cachet, 796-28, several Historic Arts (three hand colored), Aubry (NC and DC), 796-47, Raley (NC and DC) in several colors, Crosby, Cachet Craft, 796-24, Fellows, and more; includes advertising cover to Korea, beautiful Hudson Bay Company to Canada, registered block of six with plate number and other attractive items; spirited bidding expected, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.4 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 174

U.S., 1938, Constitution Ratification Collection (Scott 798). 140+ envelopes housed in a NUACE album; includes Reid, Sidenius, 835-11 with 9 unofficials, Lugwig, Progressive, Crosby (5 different), Imperial, Pilgrim, Espenshade, Bronesky, Evans, Ferryman, Raley, 835-62, Nix, Leuthke hand painted in the period, Gladys Adler, Munprint, Sanders, Chambers, 835-57, as well as some with Washington DC cancels; modern hand painted Ben Kraft (6) and Mellissa Fox (5); a strong collection, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 175

U.S., 1938, The Presidential Series FDC. Fidelity (Planty 5) blocks to 50c, includes $1-$5, coils and combo; Fidelity (Planty 6) denominations with different color cachets, values to $1, coils;at least 2 full sets of Crosby (often single, block, plate block) complete to $5 (96 in total); Pilgrim thru $1 plus coils; Clarence Reid 2 complete sets (first in blocks thru 50c), also color variations; Historic Art 11c-$5 (to 50c as blocks), booklets, coils; Progressive 3c-$1; Espenshade complete set ($1-$5 as pairs plus extra $1 and $2), booklets and coils; Nix thru 50c, booklets, coils; Warneford thru 50c, coils, booklets; Ferryman thru $2; Mayne thru $1, booklets, coils; Rice thru $2, booklets, coils; Sudduth thru 50c booklets, coils; Oswald Ludwig thru $2, booklets, coils; Plimpton thru 50c; Cachet Craft complete set, booklets, coils; Farnam complete set ($1 is a block); Keyworth thru 50c, coils; Holland complete (including extra $1 block and extra $5), coils, booklets; Hux (Planty 9) thru $1; Hux (Planty 10) thru 10c, coils, booklets; Ioor complete set ($1-$5 are blocks), another set thru $2, booklets, coils; Pavois thru $1; Grimsland complete, booklets, coils; Fidelity "Eagle" complete, coils, booklets; Ludwig thru 50c; Reich complete (plus spare $2); Raley "E" thru $2; Sidenius thru 30c, $2; Staehle complete set, coils, booklets; Hux complete set, coils, booklets; Annis thru $1; Raley "A" thru 25c; Imperial complete blocks (even $1-$5!), booklets, coils; Anderson complete (plus spare $5), booklets and coils; Torkel Gundel complete setbooklets, coils; Meisels hand colored $5 (plus uncacheted $1 and $2); colorized unknown $5; Gilbert; Coakley; Linn; Ioor color variations complete set (plus extra $1 and $2 block of four); H E Harris, Meisels and other handpainted (107 low values plus $1 (5), $2 (2) and $5 (2); 1,400+ covers; Wow; light indications of aging on a few, consistent with this era, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 66.2 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 176

U.S., 1938, The Presidential Series FDC. 850+ Prexies from many of the great cachet makers; Cachet Craft (to $2) and set of 13 coils, Anderson ($1, $2x2), Mayne (to $2), Rice (to $2 plus $1 block), WSE/Clifford coils, Grandy (to $2), Historic Arts line pair coils, Progressive, Ludwig coils set on cover (3), Fidelity ($1x2, $2x2), Bronesky, Fidelity #4 coils, with several $1-5 not mentioned; wonderful sets, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 177

U.S., 1938, Delaware Tercentenary Collection (Scott 836). 80+ advanced collection in a single binder; includes 1st Staehle, Crosby (5), Ioor, HF, Aubry, Mayne, Crubay, Law, Hobby Cover, Historic Art and more; numerous Washington DC second days; some are hand colored; attractive special delivery block of six; unusual unofficials (correct date) onboard USS Gilmer, USS Brooks, USS Philadelphia, USS Williamson, USS Fox, USS Trinity, USS Shaw, and USS Savannah; well worth a peek, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 178

U.S., 1938, Northwest Territory Sesquicentennial Collection (Scott 837). 100+ covers housed in a NUACE album; artwork from, Imperial, Buchwald, Staehle, Ioor (17 with varieties), Pilgrim (3 different), Crosby (6 different), 837-34, ans, Florence Edmiston (hand painted in the period), Reid, 837-37, Nix, Marion Fulton, 837-50, Marietta Kiwanis Club (rare), Chambers, Ferryman and more; really lovely collection well worth a look, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.2 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 179

U.S., 1938-2005, Presidential Topical Accumulation. 800+ very mixed covers related to US Presidents; beginning with a number of 1938 Prexie envelopes this grouping spans from George Washington to George W. Bush; some are better multicolored printed cachets from noted cachetmakers while many are hand fashioned and whimsical creations; fun for the topical or Presidential collector and would show nicely for those that collect autographs as a compliment, some condition issues but generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.6 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 180

U.S., 1939, New York World's Fair (Scott 853). 80+ neatly mounted in a single binder; highlights include, 1st Artcraft (U/A), several different Crosby's, Carter (3 different), Gundel, Grandy, Staehle, Beardsley Horn, hand drawn of the period, Philatelic Press, some unofficials and plate blocks; assembled by a serious collector, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 181

U.S., 1939, Better Baseball Collection (Scott 855). 140+ classics from the 1939 Baseball Centennial; gorgeous Harwood advertising addressed to Natick, 16 rare Crosby's, Anderson, Cachet Craft, Cobbett (hand colored), Washington Stamp Exchange, Torkel, Grimsland, Grandy (in different colors), Holland, Ioor, McCamley, Mayne's Cover Service, Nix, Linprint, Clifford and more; two very interesting perforated date cancels; top flight material for the specialist, includes better scarce to rare items that would be next to impossible to duplicate, given the rising sports card market, this could be a grand slam! Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 182

U.S., 1940, Massive Stock of Famous Americans (Scott 859-893). 875+ envelopes in long dealer's tray; cachet makers include, Ioor, Ernest Gilbert, Anderson (full set colored), Lowrey, Corkley, Clifford, Crosby E, J sets (several actually), G H Stephens set, Rice, 1st MacDowell, 1st Savannah Chamber of Commerce, 1st International Havester, 1st E B Price, Holland, Reid 32, Cachet Craft set, Nix set, Warnerford set, FidelityGrimsland (sepia), Davenport, Reid 31, Ross Engineering, Sadworth, Coakly, Aristocrat, Macos, Linprint, Intercity, Amesbury, N R Brown, 1st NY Historical, 1st Harvard College, Thomas, Ben Kraft hand painted set, Sacto, McCarthy, Reid card set, 1st Evanston, Goldman, Historic Arts; strong stock for the savvy dealer, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.6 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 183

U.S., 1940-1948, Lincoln Gettysburg Address and Emancipation Collections (Scott 902 and 978). 85+ better covers the Emancipation from slavery issue (902) and 60+ from the Gettysburg Address issue (978); Emancipation cachets include, Anderson, Grimsland, Grandy, Crosby (3 cancelled at the World's Fair and two on the USS Patomic), House of Farman, Rice (both postmarked Washington and another at the Fair), Aristocrats, Linprint, Fidelity, Ludwig, Cachet Craft, Weigland and many more; Gettysburg Address cachets include, Fleetwood, Boyd, PentArts, Crosby, Ken Boll, Fluegel, Staehle, Artmaster, Anderson WMG, ArtCraft, Hamilton, C W George, Ioor, Cachet Craft, House of Farnam and more; great collection for the Lincoln fan, Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.2 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 184

U.S., 1940-1950, PentArts legal-sized FDCs. 325+ premium unaddressed or typed addressed envelopes; sought after printed cachets with mild duplication with the welcome exception of Overrun Countries with both pairs of stamps on each envelope and two sets of corner blocks are noted; the unusually large sized "canvas" allows the servicer ample room in the case of Iowa Statehood, for example, to affix a block, a single, and even a Special Delivery stamp (with their corresponding large hand cancels), and not look crowded; this much real estate can best be described as "delicious"; a great cachet maker, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.8 lbs.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 185

U.S., 1942-45, WWII Patriotic FDC Collection. Approximately 600 covers, with various patriotic cachets, with 25 Dorothy Knapp - Fleetwood cachets, a little over 20 Minkus cachets, some events with a few MacArthur (West Virginia on his birthday Apr 15, 1942), V-E and V-J day event covers, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 186

U.S., 1944-1945, Fluegel WWII Patriotic collection. 90+ covers in one Showgard album; a wonderful unaddressed collection of one of the most colorful series ever created; mostly different with either a Washington DC or UN Navy cancel (about 40 are naval); highly unusual Fluegel on MacArthur postcard with Navy cancel; a breathtakingly attractive set, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.6 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 187

U.S., 1950-1959, W N Wright handpainted collection. 75+ beautiful original art painted by one of the premier artists of the 1950s; always bold and vibrant, Wright is both collectable and sought after; generally addressed typed or in a non-invasive manor; a few unlisted are included; expect lots of interest here, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 188

U.S., 1950-1970, William Von Ohlen FDC cachets. 400+ envelopes in sleeves from very popular artist, Von Ohlen; while we spied a 1937 Army-Navy FDC with a Von Ohlen cornercard, the lions share of this lot consists of issues in the 1950s and 60s; innovation like the fold out with text (SC 1006), and clean multicolor art; includes a Walt Disney SC 1355 (Mellone #30) which is quite popular; mild toning on some of the earlier examples; vast majority are unaddressed; a great collection, listed at 3-5 times the regular cachets by Scott/Mellone FDC book, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.4 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 189

U.S., 1963-1984, Ralph Dyer hand painted collection. 95+ colorful hand painted original cachets on cover in a single binder; fanciful artwork ranging from 1963 through the Lake Placid Olympics in 1984; most unaddressed and those having a typed address adhered with a label; overall condition is quite good; no duplication and very popular, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 190

U.S., 1966-1974, Unique Armistead Hand Colored Collection. 600+ one of a kind, hand-colored illustrations on FDCs; for about a decade Mrs R M Armistead drew and then enhanced with color pencil, cachets; indications are only one exists for each issue; interestingly, the envelopes are stuffed with poetry related to the stamp as well as an article from a publication the size of Reader's Digest; a delightful artist's collection each in protective sleeves, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 18 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 191

U.S., 1969, 5 Frame Baseball Exhibit and Better Covers (Scott 1381). 140+ mostly intact exhibit for the 100th anniversary of baseball in one binder plus two additional binders of better covers; includes Postal Bulletin with First Day cancel, Anderson, Artopages, ArtCraft, Aristocrats, Artmaster, Cachetcraft Cachets, Ellis hand colored, Bobby George, C W George, Tri-State Cover Society (machine and hand cancels), Colorano card, House of Farnum, Henry, Cover Craft, David C (hand drawn), Fleetwood, Jean Nicklin, Jackson-Chickering, Marg, Reid, Sarzin metallic, UPCS,Van Dahl, Vivid, Oliver Wakeman, Frank J Mohr, La Fiesta counterfeits by Jerry Mather (set of 12), Kolor Kover, OW as well as the First Day of Issue Ceremony program; Take me out to the ball game! Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.8 lbs.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $650.
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Lot 192

U.S., 1980-2005, Jack Ginsburg cachet collection. 325+ whimsical illustrations on modern first day covers; sets include Presidential libraries (13), Wonders of America (50), Legends of Baseball (20), Classic Aircraft (20), and hundreds more; delightful artwork well worth a look and a wonderful opportunity to acquire one of the most sought after cachet makers in a large holding, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 193

U.S., 1980-2000, Julian Pugh hand painted collection. 450+ lovely hand colored cachets; edition size varies between 50-100 per issue; each is numbered and signed by the artist; sets include, Classic American Dolls, Legends of American Music Series, Classic American Aircraft, Celebrate the Century, Legend of the West, $15 Mallard duck; interesting Tocanini issue (2411), first day of issue postmarked at correct zip code but predated by nine days; wonderful collection for the hand painted aficionado and an excellent lot for retail/online sales, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 194

U.S., 1982, Baseball Jackie Robinson FDC. 1400+ envelopes with about a third limited edition and handpainted; cachet makers including; HM, Ham, T M Weddle, Colonial, D C H, Gill Craft, Artmaster, Z, Glen, Doris Gold, LEB, LRC, RCL, Aristocrat, ArtCraft, HF, Justice, Gamm, Spectrum, A Smith, Judith Fogt, Anderson, Skat, Vaughn Hord, Twin Towers, C W Ray, Ziola Powell, Warren Wildermuth, Green Lee, Don Mangus; a wonderful lot, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 30.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 195

U.S., 1983, Baseball Babe Ruth. 3850+ envelopes honoring Babe Ruth; Frank Adams, K H Andrews, Aquarian Productions, Arlo, Ashley, BSA, Babbitts, Mellissa Fox, Gamm, Gary, Glen, Doris Gold, Bernard Goldberg, Torkel Gundel, Ham, Paslay, LEB, Tammy Lee, Margarey Gray, Ron Myers, Pasley, Philgraf, Natsco, PM, Ira Yarbrough, Weddle; at least 100 autographs including Stan Musial, Phil Niekro, Jim Palmer, Eddie Mathews, Willie Stargell, Jim Hunter, Heinie Manush, Luis Salazar, Ozzie Smith (and the rest of the 1981 San Diego Padres); about a third are limited or hand painted; many better pieces; bonus, camera ready First Day Cover cachet paste up for ArtCraft (would make a wonderful exhibition piece) a unique opportunity, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 94.4 lbs.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 196

U.S., 1984, Baseball Roberto Clemente FDC. 1050+ items in 7 volumes plus, about a third limited edition or hand made, Every conceivable cachet maker, hand painted and paste up honoring the Pittsburgh Pirate baseball player; while a large percentage cannot be easliy identified some of the sets include; Aloha Cachet, AFDCS, AppleCraft, Aristocrat, ArtCraft, Artmaster, Ashley Cachets, B'nai B'rith, BSA, Babbitt's Cachets, Steven M Brainerd Cachets, Brandywine, Brooklyn Dodger Fan Club, Daryl Brotman, Carrolton, Centennial, Chicagoland FDC Society, Colorano "Silk", Conestoga, Cover Outlet, Jack Davis, HF, HM, Hank Mezzack, JM, RKR, Gamm, Melissa Fox, Glen, Bernard Goldberg, Torkel Gundel, Vaughan Hord, G Klem, SKat, Uncovers, Z, Warwick; many high retail covers here, also includes an overflow box with bonus 30 Sitting Bull (2 are Gary Kolter handpainted), and 6 flag over Yosemite exceptional handpainted; batter up! Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 29 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 197

U.S., 1984, Considerable holding of Jim Thorpe FDCs (Scott 2089). More than 100 handpainted and hand colored; delightful collection of cacheted envelopes from, HM, Warren Wildermuth, JudyFogt, EduCAchets, dhc, Aristocrat, ArtCraft, Bernard Goldberg, Vaughn Hurd, Auroza Covers, Babbitt's Cachet, MDG, C S Cornish, B K, Hunt, Jack Fellows, Gamm, M Fox, Kribbs, Anderson, Twin Rivers, David C, Jackson, Colorano, Ellis, Marq, Selectcover, Dargis Velva-Tone, Margaret Gray, LEB, Collins, Ham, Dottie Bundy, Haas, C E Pazar and dozens more; hundreds stored in three Supersafe binders; 750+ covers in total, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 19.5 lbs.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $600.
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Lot 198

U.S., 1985-1990, James Pasley handpainted in 3 volumes. 258 hand colored, limited edition FDCs; runs appear about 100 and have vibrant color; note several issues with $7.50 - $15 Federal Duck stamps; housed in three large volumes in very presentable condition, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 14 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 199

U.S., 1986, American Presidents FDC (Scott 2216-2219). 240+ printed color cachets including Collins, Pugh, Bell Cachets, Van and HF; condition is outstanding, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.6 lbs.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 200

U.S., 1988-1992, Stamp Incorporated in Hand Painted Art, High Value Vertical. 125+ delightful covers with minimal duplication; Lee Mitchell has made incorporating the stamp into a larger hand painted image; done in small quantities (usually less than 25) these are very collectable; includes many high values including several $12.50 Ducks, $2 Bobcat block, $1 Seaplane strip of 5, etc.; an instant exhibit here; an absolute delight, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 201

U.S., 1989, Baseball Lou Gehrig FDC. 3000+ with about a third limited editions or handpainted, massive collection from cachet makers including; Adams, Anderson, Ellis, ArtCraft, Artmaster, BSA, Garils, Glen, Doris Gold, Bernard Goldberg, Ron Myers, Lee Mitchell, TCMA, Colorano "Silk", A O Henry, Collins, Zodiac, Mellisa Fox, Adams, SKat, True North, Twin Rivers, Geri Peltin, Frank Pennington, Nutt, A O Henry, Ronald Klein, Sturgill, Kribbs Kover, David Peterman, W Streeter, John Ike, Edith Medley, Jo Ann Bruce, Mark Hazard, Jane Weddle, Bruce Speed, Mark Grabowski, Nathan Marcus, Rawlins, Keith Harward, Nancy Ladd; with Baseball and sports cards all the rage this will sell well online, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 70.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 202

U.S., 1990-2005, Kendal Bevil Superb Hand Painted Collection. 550+ covers from one of America's best cachet makers; light duplication and exceptional condition make this perfect for the collector or reseller; eye arresting colors and superior artistic talent separate Bevil from the pack; each is numbered, signed and comes with a certificate of authenticity; all are in protective sleeves; includes sumptuous legal-sized envelopes; so pretty you'll want to frame them and put them on your wall, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 7 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 203

U.S., 1990-1993, Kendal C Bevil hand colored FDCs. 130+ hand tinted envelopes from one of the most exciting modern artists; ranges from Claire Chennault to the Mariana Islands (of which only 17 were produced); housed in a single binder, all are signed and in perfect condition, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 204

U.S., 1992, Olympics baseball FDC (Scott 2619). 2360+ envelopes and cards; A C Doback, Amstrong, Bevil, Jo Ann Bruce, Collins, G Davis, DeSpain, Don Mangus, Edsel, Endora, Empress, Goldberg, Ham, Hamilton, Vaughn Hood, HF, Hubartt, Upper Deck, Jamison, Remmick, Leavitt, Herman Maul, McNatt, Nitsch, Pasley, Ples, RJG, Rowe, Thompson, Z, Weaver, Wildhorse; Armistead unique FDCs; numerous baseball card-sized hologram cachets about a third are limited edition and hand painted; Play ball! Another unique opportunity to get in on the "ground floor" of a skyrocketing sports marketplace online, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 63.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 205

U.S., 1995, Lighthouse Booklet Series Hand Colored (Scott 2969-73). 350+ colorful first day colors in limited editions produced by some of the premiere modern artists; cachetmakers include, Judith Fogt (12 unique watercolors on legal envelopes), Ham, Pugh, Collons, Kuschil, CWL, Colorano "Silk", ArtCraft, Fleetwood, Quintero, Kribb's Kover, Hearland, Bonnie Fusion, Vaughn Hord, Russ Benning, Lois Hamilton, T M Geerlings, Kim D, Green Lee, Steve Harkness, Point, Artmaster, Finger Lakes, HF, Motor City Stamp Club, Jane Weddle, Blossomland, Larry Fidler, Mystic Stamp Company, Jim Smith, HCT, Ron Beller, Panda, Wild Horse, David Smith, Pam; check out all the images on the web and you will want this this collection jewel, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 206

U.S., 1997, Air Force 50th Anniversary Collection (Scott 3167). 750+ envelopes to celebrate a half century as an independent branch of the Department of Defense; includes Bevil (Artist Proof), Mellisa Fox, Fluegel, Panda, Wild Horse (set of 7), HF, Edsel, Gamm, Collins (50+), Heritage, Hussey, TD Cachets, Gerwitz, C W Wray and dozens more; postmarks from Washington, Ramstein, Colorado Springs, Nellis, Incirlik and others; stand up and salute! Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 207

U.S., 1998-2009, Fred Collins handpainted FDC. 1450+ modern FDCs; very popular and collectable Collins envelopes are in individual sleeves with minimal duplication; condition is excellent and issue cost a multiple of our estimate, retailers dream lot or an extensive foothold to collecting Collins, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 36 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 208

U.S., 1998-2008, Homespun Cachets Limited Edition. 725+ hand assembled envelopes made in quantities of 30 or less; exceptionally clean collection from the late 90s through the next decade; hi values included like $5 Washington 2006, $4.05 and $14.40 X-15 issues, set of five $1 exploring the solar system on single cover, $11.75 Shuttle stamp; these are wonderful and could for a delightful lot for a collector or dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.4 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 209

U.S., 2001-2010, Modern Baseball Issues Collection. 975+ recent commemorative baseball issues celebrating legendary ballparks, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, and famous players series; cachet makers include, Kundu hand painted, Mews, TM, Jack Ginsburg, Fogt hand painted, Panda, Lonegoat, Onedog, Bennett Cartoons, Herbert Nikirk, Hank Mezzack, Zaso, Glen, Doris Gold hand painted, GL Cachets, CTC, Faircloth, Collins, Wild Horse, Paslay, Fisher hand painted, Dynamite and more; 13 oversized Kendel Bevil covers, 8 Baseball Hall of Fame envelopes, 4 Sol Gram hand painted, John Anderson hand painted, 2 Wildy Cachets, 2 Jack Fellows, 4 oversized Wild Horse; bonus 2619 Baseball Publicity photo essay (no denomination) mounted in a slide (for an old slide projector); wonderful artwork for the collector or dealer of the National Pastime, Huge sale potential, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 15.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 210

U.S., 2006, Lewis & Clark Collection (Scott 3854-56). 1150+ collection from numerous better cachet makers; includes, Postal Commemorative Society (22k gold stamps), Lonegoat, Pushin the Envelope, Ken Baker (4 hand painted), TheromeCachets (incuding 11 city set), Washington County Historical Society, AFDCS, Webcraft, Nostalgia, Farnam, Nashville Philatelic Society, Finger Lakes Stamp Club, Larry Gassen, Frank Ellis, several with commemorative nickels attached, CEC, Romp, Nirlay Kundu, Tri-Cities Stamp Club, Artmaster, Hobby Link, Colorano silk, Fleetwood, and many others; a few dozen are hand painted; includes USPS 32 page booklet (with 20 stamps) Lewis & Clark, and another (Old Glory) with a first day of issue affixed to the cover; very clean lot with mild duplication, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 25.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 211

U.S., Air Mail, 1935-2008, Cachets Collection (Scott C20-C145). 925+ better envelopes in long dealer's box; cachet makers include, George, Velatone, Fluegel, Schacht, Mahdeen, Anderson, Artmaster, HF, Steahle, Cachet Craft, Ken Boll, Kolor Kover, Jack Knight, MCCawley, Meisel, Spartan, PentArts, Art Craft, Aristocrat, Crosby, Smartcraft, Jackson, Fulton, David Garrett hand painted (8), Harward hand painted, Russ Hamilton hand painted, Pugh (4), Pavois, WMG, Linprint, Wakefield, Ioor, Ray hand painted, Wilson hand painted, Soper hand painted, McNatt hand painted, Wilma hand painted, Turner, Doris Gold hand painted, Collins, DHC hand painted, Gamm, Torkel Gundel, Xanapaw hand painted, Ham hand painted, Lee hand painted, Max hand painted, Paslay hand painted, T M Historical hand painted, Lois Hamilton hand painted, Ellis, David C, Albers, FDC Plus, Artopages, Goldcraft, Chickering, Fidalgo, C E Reid, KJM, Boerger, Etrick, Cascade, 1st Westpex, Wakefield, Saffer, Ludwig, AAMS, Lee Mitchell hand painted set of 3, McIntyre, Ben Kraft hand painted set of 3, Farnam 1941 Airmail Series set, C42-44 UPU Series unlisted matched set of 15 PentArts, Ira Bennett hand painted; vast unaddressed, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 12 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 212

U.S., Pristine Civil War patriotics repurposed, 1961-1965. 450+ absolutely stunning Civil War patriotics used as cachets for modern FDCs; includes Scott 985, 1132, 1153, 1178, 1179, 1180, 1181, 1182, 1178-82, 1208, 1232, 1233, 1303 and C53; these unaddressed masterpieces include scarce designs from Magnus and others; the engravings are sumptuous, the multicolor designs are striking, and the pointed intent of the political caricactures unavoidable; all the specialist needs for a stunning exhibit and magnificent collection, unused civil war multicolored patriotics sell for $10 to $50 each, these are unique, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.6 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 213

U.S., Cream of the Crop Early First Days, 1925-1936. 830+ pre-1936 envelopes with better cachets in long dealer's box; all in protective sleeves, carefully cataloged, and priced; all better items priced $25-$50; 704-15 Ioor, Stoutzenberg, Roessler; 702 A O King, Klotzbach, Stoutzenberg; 682 A O Henry hand painted, Buchanan, Stoutzenberg, Roessler; 776 Ioor, Grandy, Anderson, Dyer; 774 Roessler, Stamp Mart, Rice, Gorham, Grandy; 772 1st New Britain, 1st Time Magazine, 1st Waterbury Democrat, Dyer, 1st National Fire Insurance; 736 1st Kapner, Hux, Faiway, Linprint, Ioor, Grimsland, Rice, 1st Top Notch; 735 Klotzbach, United American War Veterans, New York American, Parsons, Fabian, Grimsland, Ioor, Gorham, 1st Waeckerling, 728-31 Ioor, Kimble, Bert, Grimsland, Rice, Washington Stamp Exchange, J Gill, Linprint; 727 Stoutzenberg, Aeter, Covered Wagon, A C Roessler, Fairway, Hobby; 724 Ioor, Rice, 1st Scott Paper, Baxter; 738 Parsons, 1st Schucker, Grimsland, Ioor, Linprint, 1st Batson, Maryland Commemoratice Association, Covered Wagon, Ralph Dyer, Kapner, 1st American War Mothersard; 783 Hubbard, Manovkian, Bronesky, Beverly Hills, Clifford, Plimpton, Laird, Roy, Kapner; and much more; an upper hand to the advanced specialist or really sweet stock for the astute dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,800.
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Lot 214

U.S., Superb Collection of Better First Day Covers, 1929-1966. 2200+ better envelopes in wonderful condition in 4 dealer's trays; Box 1 beginning with Scott 654 Gorham and several Roesslers, most catalog in the $20-$40 range; several Rice 704/715, 709, 714 and 715 Stoutzenberg blocks (16a), 711 and 713 Stoutzenberg blocks (15a); 1st Schaefer (730); 735-6b (souvenir sheet of 6); extensive 1145 Boy Scouts; 1157-M29 Tri-Color dual issue; Box 2 1940s, 50s and considerable Civil War Centennial including 1179 1st Barnhill, several on Civil War Patriotics (including a pack of 44 different); Box 3 more Civil War including Riemann, Ritz, Schwartz, Fidalgo, 1st Philatelic Numismatic Cover Club, Boerger, C E Reid, 1st Raciti, Ken Boll, Centenial, Velvatone, Fluegel, 1st Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association, C W C C, Powell hand painted, Pontiac Press, KJM, Sandra Haimerl hand painted, Henry, 1st ACCWCC, Goldcraft, Khol Kraft, Centennial, Marg; Box 4 are all better Prexies; 41 Stephen Datz hand painted 803-31, 839-51 (1/2c to 50c missing only 1c vertical coil); G O Scott; $5 Mayne; $5 unlisted hand painted; magnificent $5 hand painted; $2 Planty #43; Anderson $5; 1/2c-50c G H Stephens typed and hand drawn (set of 29); gorgous Nancy Huehl hand painted $1 (arrow block), $2, and $5; David Peterman hand drawn and painted $1, $1 plate block, $2, and $5, Imperial $1; Linprint $5; Marion Fulton hand painted; 1/2c-$5 uncacheted with matching typed address in pristine condition; Rice $1; unknown handpainted $1; 1/2c-$5 handpainted by Cataldo ($1 x 2); 839-51-133 coil set; set of 16 Trader Horn coils; Ken Boll $1; Chada hand painted $2; buy it for the stellar Prexies alone, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 33.4 lbs.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 215

U.S., Superior First day Dealer's Stock, 1929-2019. 1700+ individually sleeved, cataloged and priced cacheted envelopes; better cachetmakers usually on unaddressed covers; most are in the $5-15 range with predominent strength from 1945-1960; heavy in Fluegel, PentArts, Ken Boll, House of Farnam, Kolor Kover, Schact, Spartan, Crosby, Ludwig, Nix, Staehle, George, Velvatone, Bronesky, Hilcliff and dozens more; the real value lies in the oversized envelopes (marked $20-$75) which consist of about 300 covers including more than 45 Postmaster General corner card First Day Covers (all different), 1384a Christmas Precancel Baltimore (catalogs $200), 1384a Christmas Precancel Memphis (catalog $200) White Horse (6), Dave Bennett (7), unique Bernard Golberg (Babe Ruth), Gorham Old Ironsides, 1st Dr John Selby, 1st MI Dept of State, Reid, 1st Club Printing HSE, Siegmund, 1st Stamp Review, Ferryman, Ed Kee, 1st Omaha Philatelic Society, 1st Smith, dual Crosby, Warren Wildermuth hand painted Clara Barton issue and one for ther $8.75 express mail, express mail stamps ($8.75, $9.35, $9.95 and $10.75) on same cover and and two others all by Wildy Cachets, Bernard Golberg booklet of three $10.75 with tab, Doris Gold Pueblo art, and more; includes 54 hand drawn, hand colored by lessor known artists including Avis Knowlton, Otto Renner (4), Elizabeth Seath (6), and several others; 11 Civil War covers repurposed as modern First Day Covers; 34 ACE amateur covers (293-353); box of at least 300 Meisel hand painted, very mixed condition, tremendous holding for the enterprising dealer with a descerning client base, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 48.6 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 216

U.S., Unique F R Rice personal FDC albums, 1933-1948. 11 mini albums measuring 6" wide x 7" tall x 3/4" at the spine; 900 items, often in plate blocks, spanning Scott numbers 726-974; were sent for First Day oF Issue cancel (and often Postmaster autograph) on graph paper and then cut to size to fit these delightful Rapkin (London) binders; some pages have printed cachets (like his original production) while others were printed cachets made exclusively for this collection like for a remarkable set of 740-49 plate blocks of six on 40 pages with the cachet reading "This collection contains every plate number available on day of sale"; plate blocks of six include C20-22 with four different plate blocks for each Scott number; 756-65 sets of plate blocks and center line or gutter blocks; Baby Zep noted; imagine owning Rice's personal "diary" set, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 217

U.S., Massive older FDC accumulation, 1933-2007. 2500+ envelopes from numerous artists of which about 500 are handpainted or limited edition; Fleetwood/Knapp 930-933; 1st Louis Scher; Nim; Shaw; Anderson; Fidelity; unlisted Staehle; unlisted Runge; Holland; Hux, Ioor, Fidelity, Historic Art, Grimsland, and Linprint Prexie partial sets, House of Farnam $1 pair, $1 arrow block, and $2 pair, as well as Freedom Cachet $1, $2 and $5 (and registered $1 and $2 without cachet); great Overrun Countries sets including Cachet Craft and Ioor, and ArtCraft name blocks; 1st Phillips; Poppenger; Von Losberg Roosevelt series; Mellissa Fox handpainted series; magnificent AO Henry handpainted 1934 National Parks Series; Ben Kraft handpainted; HF $5 Hamilton; in all, about half are 1930's, a quarter 1940-60, and the remainder early 2000's (extremely clean in sleeves and moderate duplication); tremendous opportunity for the right collector or dealer; light indications of aging consistent with this era, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 68.8 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,750.
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Lot 218

U.S., Considerable Stock of Better First Days, 1937-1947 (Scott 797-950). 1925+ premium envelopes cataloged, priced and in protective sleeves stored in 2 long dealer's boxes; cachetmakers include, Pavois, Warnerford, Historic Art, Bronesky, Roesseler, Laird, Siegmund, World-Wide Cover, Crosby, Nardone, Aubey, Earnest Gilbert, Chicago Cover Club, Grandy, Gilman, Covered Wagon, Rice, Dyer, Cachet Craft, Clifford, Plimpton, Linprint, Sidenius, Hux, Kee, Staehle, Reid, Nix, Heyl, Ludwig, Buchwald, Phoenix, 1st PA Constitution, Goldsmith, Ross, Imperial, Intercity, Fleetwood, Crockett, Knapp/Fleetwood, Macos, Boll, Kolor Kover, 1st Manger, Knoble hand painted, Sanders, 1st Washington Territorial Commission, 1st Tacoma Stamp Club, Velvatone, Butler, Junior, Elmhurst, Art Craft, Beltmann, Olde Well hand painted, Nathan Marcus hand painted, Ples hand painted, Tom Foust hand paintedPiszkiewicz hand painted, Karen's Cachets hand colored, Hunt hand painted, Weddle hand colored, Melissa Fox hand painted, SOS hand painted, Alan Tossman hand painted, Ham hand painted, Hudeck hand colored, Parson, Raclil, 1st five Star, Saffer, Askin, Von Losberg, General Electric, Bi-Color Craft, Spartan, 1st RKO, Cachetcraft, Bernet, 1st Americover, 1st Utah Philatelic, Poppinger, Lane and more; teriffic stock for the right dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 24.6 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 219

U.S., High Powered Dealer's Stock, 1937-1969 (Scott 852-1381). 1075+ better cachets in long dealer's tray; wonderful, premium envelopes with numerous unlisted, multicolored period covers; one could easily start collecting the early issues from this stock; 800 (7), 801 (4), 835 (6), 837 (16), 852 (25), 853 (48 including Grimsland, Washington Stamp Exchange, Ernest Gilbert, Rice, Aetna Life Insurance, Fidelity, Cachet Craft, Staehle, Linprint, Holland, Jeweled Envelope, House of Farnam, Ludwig, Crosby, E Kirk, Torkel Gundel, Sidenius, J W Clifford, Fluegel, plus several unlisted), 854 (34), 855 (all eight baseball are $50-75 covers), 856 (20), 858 (12), hundreds of Famous Americans in popular sets, great 894 Pony Express including, Gundel, 1st APL, Coakley, Macos, Clifford, California Historical Covers, 1st Ralph, 1st Baldwin, strong Overrun Countries including name blocks, little after 3 cent stamps; a few moderns including Christmas 1984 (Goldberg), UN (Ulrich hand painted), Smokey the Bear (Weddle hand colored), and Sol Koved (Goldberg); the pre-1940 alone are worth the price of admission, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 220

U.S., Collection of Better First Day Covers, 1937-1939 (Scott 800/855). 850+ Quality stock of quality envelopes in sleeves, cataloged and priced in long dealer's box; 1st Siegmund, Parvois, Holland, Grandy, WSE/Sudduth, Plimpton-Phoenix, John Gilbert, Bronesky, Covered Wagon, Rice, Dietz, Clifford, Aristocrat, Staehle, Fidelity, APL, Parsons, Phoenix, Macos, Ernest Gilbert (hand colored), Crosby, Reid, Burroughs, Cachet Craft, Grimsland, Detroit-Ludwig, 1st Crocker Co, Linprint, Dregg, 1st Doak, Ioor, Papercraft, PentArts, Serug, JWC, stellar baseball that catalogs $1200 (855-52b2, 53a, 53b, 33a, 31a, 26b, 25, 35a, 24d, 19b, 19a2, 18a (x2), 5); numerous partial sets of Prexies including blocks from several cachet makers; very useful for the enterprising dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 221

U.S., Comprehensive First Day Dealer Stock, 1950-1959 (Scott 989-1138). 2900+ fresh envelopes in three long dealer's boxes; all are in protective sleeves, priced and cataloged; cachetmakers include, George, Fluegel, Junior, Grandy, Rank, Velvatone, Delco Max, Farnam-Phoenix, Ludwig, Schacht, Sanders, Staehle, Spartan, Fidelity, Cachetcraft, Smartcraft, McCawley, Kolor Kover, House of Farnam, Riemann, Krober hand painted, Grimsland, WMG, Austed, 1st Keenan Kachet, Ken Boll, PentArts, ILD, Fulton Cachet, Sacramento Stamp Club, King, Nix, 1st Fort Sackville Stamp Club, 1st BSA, 1 Boy Scout Troop, Mirt Masonic, 1st Midwest Philatelic Society, Meisel, 1st Dietz, 1st TA, 1st Butzen, Hilcliff, Fuller, 1st City of Georgetown, Mt Vernon Ladies, Steelcraft, Raquere, Mahdeen, BSCM, MacPherson, Samuel Auy Jr, Chillicothe Philatelic, Dargis, Vermont National Guard, Norbert Waldeau, A O Henry, ASDA Show, Scheufler, 1st Butler, Art Craft, 1st Wolf Tools, 1st Jacome's, 1st Sioux City, HS, Oklahoma Philatelic Society, 1st Staff College, Texturecraft, Littleton Stamp, 1st Class of 1954, ColorTint, ATA, Babcock, Flok, ECK, A O King, Hist-O-Card, 1st Poor Richard Club, 1st Capaldi, Lancaster Junior League, Collectors Club of Seattle; and that was just the first box!; extremely clean and ready for the internet or stamp show, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 40.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 222

U.S., Less-Known Hand Crafted covers and stationery, 1950-2000s. About 2000 envelopes and cards; accumulation of attempts by burgeoning artists to try their hand at creating cachets; a fun lot; don't expect to see any classics but there are some attractive items to mine in this mountain, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 37.8 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 223

U.S., Comprehensive Stock of First Days, 1960-1969 (Scott 1139-1386). 1900+ better covers cataloged, priced and in protective sleeves in two long dealer's boxes; cachet makers include, Velvatone, Fleugel, Imperial, Goldcraft, Diamond, Quaker City Philatelic Society, George, Artistocrats, Mischa, Tri Color, ArtCraft, Ken Boll, 1st CJCC, 1st Spinning Wheel, Elmo Jones, Koch, Doeringer hand painted, Van Dykeman, Mardeen, unlisted Rhine hand painted, Anderson, Elmhurst Philatelic Society, Riemann, Boerger, Cascade, Reinowski, Diamond, 1st Boys Club, 1st NE Boys Club, 1st Chicago Boys Club, Huff hand drawn, Universal Philatelic Cover Society, BoatsK Fay hand drawn, 1st Centennial, Lucinda hand painted, George Kuntz hand painted, Eric Lewis, 1st Sandhills Stamp Collectors Club, 1st Houston Philatelic Society, Tri Color 1246 set of US Presidents (32 different missing FDR), 1st Finance Center US Army, Overseas Mailer, 1st Paul Roberts, 1st Arcadia Valley, 1st Hottenstein, 1st Alaska Collectors' Club, and more; instant dealer stock with virtually no duplication, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 23.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 224

U.S., Massive Accumulation of better Modern First Days, 1930s-2000s. 7500++ better covers packed in 10 large Flat Rate Priority boxes; Pisziewicz 1986 Presidential Series franked with Prexie (1/2c-$5) and modern issue, attractive and complete; Mystic Stamp Civil War set of 20 complete; stunning S&T set of 20 Civil War (65 sets made); Color Copy Cachets Civil War set of 20 (5 made); Info Cachet Civil War set; Mark Hess Civil War set of 20; Thompson Civil War hand drawn set; LRC Civilar set of 20; Gassen Civil War set of 12 hand painted; Fleetwood Civil War postcard set of 20; Legends of the West cachets by Bedford, Edsel, Roman hand painted, C W Ray hand painted; basketball with trading card as cachet (30), Boback, Empress, David Peterson, C E Reid, Pasley hand painted, Heluva Covers, Melissa Fox hand painted, Judith Fogt hand painted, Rosario Araya hand painted (beautiful), GM hand painted, DS hand painted, Heartland, Cover Scape hand painted, Geerling hand colored, Ples hand painted; Ameripex 86 Presidential Series on Clarence Reid 4x5 yellow cards set of 36 (20 sets produced); A O Henry hand painted letter carriers, voting, America (3), tandem bicycle; Ham hand painted fire engine; Adams hand painted Conestoga Wagon; Magnus hand colored Conestoga Wagon; Dispain $1 Seaplane hand painted; A O Henry group of 9 hand painted; G Davis hand colored basketball set of 3; 799 Hawaii cachet by Beardsley (catalog $90); Fluegel from 1952-66; 1986 Presidential Series by Nix; Gill Craft 1986 Presidential Series; a few sets of Famous Americans as well as four on Postmaster General stationery with enclosed notes signed by Farley; 1940s issues with cachetmakers including, Freedom Cachets,Ken Boll, Cachet Craft, Grimsland, FS, Reid, Ioor, Artmaster, Crosby, Anderson, WMG, PentArts, Staehle, Veterans of Nichols General Hospital, Ben Kraft hand painted, Winston hand painted, Lucinda hand painted, Riemenschneider hand painted, Grandy, Farnum, McIntyre, Jack Leese hand painted, Grimsland, Artmaster, Smartcraft, Scher, 1st Nashville Philatelic Society, Fleetwood/Knapp, Lowry, Art Craft, Dorothy Lane, Fulton, Hamilton, Nix, Dewitt hand painted (5), Poppenger, Spielman, Bronesky-Risko, George, A O Henry hand painted, Jackson, Ernest Gilbert, Osborn, Jack Bower, Holland; 1986 Presidential Series hand painted by Melissa Fox (36), Latimer cachets Presidential Series of 35 (missing White House), Tom Foust airbrush set of 36 Presidential Series of 1986; Rice Famous American set, Grandy Famous Americans set, Melissa Fox hand painted set of 36 Presidential Series of 1986, Roman hand painted, Jack Follows hand painted, Ben Kraft hand painted, Ham hand painted, Pam air brushed, Jeppersen, Wild Horse hand painted, 15 lovely A O Henry hand painted; Anderson Prexie 1/2c-50c plus coils, Re Rossett hand painted (2); several hundred hand painted among thousands of quality stock perfect for online or a show and will reward the buyer with multiples of their investment, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 92.8 lbs.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $6,250.
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Lot 225

U.S., Holy Grail of Goldberg Hand painted, 1980-2005. 498 Covers from this extremely popular artist in a long dealer's box; while there are some printed with mild duplication (Betty Ford, 100th anniversary of flight, etc), this is packed with hand painted covers including color varieties; includes 47 Number 1/XX; only one collector can own the most number ones (and this could be you); they include, Superbowl XXV 1/74, Jackie Robinsin 1/50, Cal Ripken 1/74, Ronald Reagan 1/60, WWII Memorial 1/30, James Baldwin 1/50, Malcolm X 1/60, Madam C J Walker 1/64, Charlie Chaplin 1/50, Teddy Roosevelt 1/50,Jack Dempsey 1/50, 1903 World Series 1/50, Jesse Owens 1/55, FDR 1/54, Jack Benny 1/84, Jan Mateliger 1/85, W E B DuBois 1/80, Ida B Wells 1/95, Beau Geste 1/99, $1 Seaplane 1/63, $2 Bobcat 1/108, US Constitution 1/160, Delaware 1/125, A Philip Randolph 1/95, Harry Truman 1/98, Douglas Fairbanks 1/100, Jim Thorpe 1/117, Eleanor Roosevelt 1/140, Ameripex 86 1/58, St Francis of Assisi 1/80, Official Mail (7 values 1c-$5) 1/35, Official Mail $5 1/35, Olympics 1984 1/99, Brooklyn Bridge 1/139, Scott Joplin 1/100, Babe Ruth 1/250, Chester Nimitz 1/104Frederic Auguste Bartholdi 1/97, COMPEX 85 1/56, Veterans WWI 1/99, Christmas 1985 1/104; there are also odd or oversized better covers with multiple frankings including, Christopher Columbus 1/50, Super Bowl 1 1/46, Lou Gehrig 1/97, Red Cloud 1/50, Knute Rockne 1/50, 100th anniversary of letter carriers 1/44, and more; the defining collection for those that covet this colorful artist, impressive holding the likes of which would be impossible to duplicate and with tremendous re-sale value, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.8 lbs.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $3,750.
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Lot 226

U.S., B-Line hand colored cachet collection, 1990-2000. 575+ hand colored a limited to between 1 and three, these delightful cachets will surely enhance your collection; the oversized ones (approximately 8x10) have full sheets of stamps including, World War II series (2 sets), Pan-American Inverts, Great Plain Prairie, Stars and Stripes, Pacific Coast Rain Forest, Insects and Spiders, American Glass, Sonoran Desert, Arctic Animals, American Art, Trans-Mississippi, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990's, Leagends of Baseball, American Illustrators, American Dolls, American Aircraft, World of Dinosaurs, Endangered Species, Atlanta 1996, Comic Strip Classics, Civil War, Legends of the West, Christopher Columbus, and many more; bonus, 12 handpainted sports related by Wild Horse, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 14.4 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,300.
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