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Sale 761 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 September, 1994

Category — Cover Group Lots and Collections

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
815
c
3c 1851-1860 Issue. 225+ stamps and covers, No. 10, 11 and 26, latter includes 1 unused, Good-Fine

E. 150-200
280
816°
c
Original Correspondence, 1850s-1920s. A few dozen covers addressed to Greenwich Conn., includes 13 better items, such as lithographed advertising with 3c Banknotes, four No. 159 covers (each stamp VF or better), 5c 1922 cover to Guatemala, the balance is grist, some opening faults, but the better items generally Very Fine

E. 100-150
75
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817
c
1851-1869 Issue on Cover. 36 items, includes No. 9 pair paying drop + N.Y. carrier fee (Ashbrook write-up), No. 11 and LO2 with red star cancel, No. 11 on small cover with 15L18 well tied by co. cds, No. 24 canceled by bold "Balto Paid" on tiny brown wrapper, No. 35 used from Oroville Cal, various No. 63 & 65 carrier usages, No. 68 sheet margin single with S.F. cog cancel and tiny Jul. 4th Boston receiver, 113 choice Boston drop usage, etc., Very Good-Very Fine

E. 350-450
500
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818
c
U.S. 19th Century Covers. Approx. 180, stampless on, with strength in 1851 and 1861 Issues, better incl. No. 64, small group of Sanitary Fair corner cards, a few fancy cancels, etc., Very Good-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
750
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819
c
Adamsville and Little Compton R.I. Covers. Six and seven covers respectively, stampless thru 3c 1861, includes the so-called 5c Adamsville Provisional, illustrated in Luff and argued over for decades; an interesting group with several choice covers incl. Little Compton in green & blue green, both on No. 65, Very Fine lot

E. 250-350
375
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820
c
Cinderella Items. Two covers, 1 postal card and 1 front, most inspired by the 3c 1861 stamp, includes commercial college stamp in red on bluish paper, odd cut to shape 3c stamp in orange on red, pen canceled on cover front with oval "North Mountain B. & O. R.R. Co." postmark, 1869 advertising card from Philada. printers Blood & Chew with facsimile of 3c and April Fool's datestamp, also business college stamp from Albany N.Y., "Three Cents" in black on salmon tied by indistinct cancel on cover with address and original 1874 enclosure, Fine group

E. 200-250
100
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821
c
College Covers and Related. 11 covers and 1 front, nearly all different corner cards for various schools and institutes, some illustrated, includes related postmarks: Hamp. Sidney College Va. with No. 26, No. 11 with blue University of Va. and No. 10 on front only with latter pmk, mixed condition, Very Good-Fine

E. 150-200
80
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822
c
U.S. and Cuban Covers. Few hundred, mostly 2 or three correspondences, late 19th and early 20th century, includes group of Colorado, several Cuban covers with illustrated carriage advertisement, etc., mixed condition, Good-Fine

E. 150-200
105
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823
c
U.S. and Canada Flight Covers and First Days. 500+, 1920s-30s, includes three foreign Zepp flights, etc., Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
180
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824
c
Military Covers. 42, mostly stampless, includes free frank of Winfield Scott (front only), cover addressed to Zachary Taylor as Genl. and President, free frank of Gen. Jessup, various forts and camps, etc, Fine lot

E. 500-600
210
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825
c
Windmill Covers. About 80, virtually all with windmill illustrations, mostly Banknote & Bureau issues, good variety with less than 20 duplicates, mixed condition but generally F-VF appearing

E. 750-1,000
0
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826
c
Cover Balance. Two, includes No. 212 on oblong mailing card for "A Komikal Party on a Komikal Day" and 1902 cds, "Johnsons Creek Postal Station R.F.D. Middleport N.Y.", Very Fine

E. 75-100
25
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827
c
Cover Balance. Twelve items, includes No. 24 on illust. circular showing map of NYC, No. 114 used April 21, 1869 (Harrisonburg, Va.), cover to Canada with No. 63 and No. 64b (2) & 65, Grant-Colfax campaign cover with No. 65 (possibly added), multicolor ad with No. 319, etc., mixed condition, Good-Fine

E. 100-150
105
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828
c
Postal History Balance. Twelve covers, includes two Spain No. 1s on separate covers, U.S. Beloit Wis. and Fond Du Lac Wis. stampless, red ad collar on No. 319, etc., Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
75
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829
c
Postal History Balance. 55 covers, includes stampless, 1861 Issue incl. No. 77 to France, No. 96 to Germany, later incl. 190 on 6-1/2 x 5-1.8 cover to Germany, No. 300 to German SW Africa, etc., Fine lot

E. 200-250
325
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830
c
Covers. A few hundred mostly modern, note a group of WWII V-Mail, also some classics and foreign

E. 100-150
135
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831
c
20th Century Covers. Many hundred, 1920's-1970's, mostly FDC's & FFC's, note three No. C18 on two covers, other better items, F-VF

E. 300-400
350
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832
c
Picture Post Cards. Old-time accumulation of 300+, all U.S., turn of the century incl. real photo, mostly arranged by state (good showing of Vermont, New York City, etc.) and includes small group of American Indians, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-250
220
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833
c
Cover and Post Card Balance. 19th & 20th century, stampless to modern, many hundreds, includes some foreign, very mixed condition, Good-Fine

E. 400-500
850
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