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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Cover Groups and Balances

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1356
c
U.S. Postage Rate Study. 1792-1847, collection of 54 stampless covers demonstrating many different rates, incl. transatlantics with wide variety of markings, attractively mounted on exhibit pages with typed descriptions, generally Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
700
1357
c
Stampless. 1791-1834, collection of 23 covers and eleven related items, incl. seven transatlantics incl. one docketed "Via Cape of Good Hope" and one datelined "Dublin 26th April 1800", both to Philadelphia, other datelined 29 January 1791 with brief mention of Lord Cornwallis, generally Fine

E. 400-500
425
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1358
c
Stampless. Approx. 80 covers, wide range of origins and destinations, few better incl. some unlisted ms. pmks. (Harper's Ferry), some faults to be expected, a Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 500-750
525
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1359
c
Valentines. 19th & 20th Century, eclectic collection of Valentine covers and enclosures, wide range of issues represented, incl. single No. 63 addressed locally, 1c Columbian, few stampless with multicolored designs and poems inside (incl. a Civil War comic), mixed condition, few appear Fine, an interesting group

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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1360
c
Railroad. Collection of sixteen covers with R.R. cancels and thirteen with R.P.O. cancels, wide variety of railroads, better incl. red "Railroad Car" straightline hs on 1843 FL, red "L.I. Rail Road N.Y. 5" double-circle datestamp, "Boston & Albany R.R." "P.H. & Fishkill R.R.", Fine-Very Fine group

E. 400-500
0
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1361
c
1851 Issue Covers. Eight covers or folded letters, includes strips of three of Nos. 7 & 9, pair of No. 7 with 3c on cover to Italy, unusual markings on 3c, and No. 15 VF on cover from Cal., Very Fine group

E. 500-750
475
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1362
c
1851 Issue Covers. 47 covers comprising 1c (seven), 3c (39), 10c (one), better 1c incl. strip of three with sheet margin, 3c incl. turned cover with CSA No. 6 (pair), Railroad cancels (three), Fremont campaign covers and intemperance covers (two each), variety of cancels incl. green, blue, red, star precancel, bottom right sheet selvage, Pos. 9R1L in pair, two vertical pairs on legal-size cover, 10c incl. No. 16 on cover from Iowa to Calif., most have faults, generally Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 2,000-2,500
2,300
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1363
c
1857-69 Issue Covers. 27 covers or folded letters, all of a very desirable nature, includes unusual domestic markings (U.S.P.O. Phila. oval on 3c 1857), several 15c and 30c rates to Europe with Nos. 29, 35, 68, 69, 71, 73, 75, 76, 77 and 78, No. 90 to Italy, a few more unusual destinations and a Wells Fargo British Columbia cover to which a No. 73 has been added, minor faults, generally Fine appearance, an outstanding group

E. 1,500-1,500
1,700
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1364
c
Advertising Covers. Three covers: each bears 3c Rose (65), incl. one for wine nursery; one for ice house and packet office (with two enclosures); last for reaper and mower combine, few small faults, all appear Fine

E. 300-400
150
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1365
c
Advertising Covers. Six covers, range of frankings incl. No. 11, 26, 65, 210, U10 with handstamp for importers of foreign liquors and cigars, 219, few different topics incl. broom dealer, canned goods, drugs, some faults, still a Fine and interesting group

E. 100-150
140
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1366
c
Advertising Covers. 1881-1911, nine different, incl. ornate Seabury & Johnson with multicolor front and back, Remington gun cover with multicolor front and back, four others with all-over ads and two with R.P.O. cancels, Seabury roughly opened on back, one other with backflap removed, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group

E. 200-300
325
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1367
c
Gun Covers. 1893-1916, nine multicolored illustrated gun covers, each bears 3c stamp, various manufacturers incl. Remington, Winchester, J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co., Parker Gun, one for dealer of Winchester Repeater, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting and colorful group

E. 300-400
325
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1368
c
Wine and Liquor Advertising Covers. Six total, few different issues incl. two with 2c Columbian, three with 3c Bank Notes, one with No. 26, incl. wholesalers, brewer's supplies, growers, some faults, an interesting group

E. 200-300
135
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1369
c
Simmons Hardware Company. Ten covers from Simmons Hardware Co. in St. Louis, wide range of advertisements incl. baseball, rubber goods, heaters, clocks, fishing tackle, lock wedges and guns, few different frankings, few faults, most are Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
105
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1370
c
Cover Accumulation. Approx. 1,500 covers, mostly turn of the century, few advertising and foreign destinations, better incl. collection of 45 registered, mixed condition, generally Fine

E. 400-500
550
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1371
 
Cover Balance. Miscellaneous covers from the Hall collection, some quite interesting incl. two Patriotics and a Lincoln illustrated mourning cover ("We Cherish His Memory"), some 20th Century, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
600
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1372
c
Cover Balance. 19th & 20th Century, 21 covers, wide range of usages incl. few early stampless, 2c Pan-American tied by exposition cancel, few flight covers, also nice group of 3c Bank Notes with range of cancels (some fancy), some faults, many are Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 200-300
230
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1373
c
Cover Balance. 50 covers, mostly 1870's-1910's, strength in Bank Notes and 1902 issues, incl. No. 22 (with two other 1c on one cover), Nos. E1 (two covers), few with fancy cancels, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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1374
c
Cover Balance. 23 covers and a front only, strength in 1851-57 Issues incl. few covers with Nos. 9, 15, No. 30A vertical strip of three to France, No. 36 pair to England, No. 33 to Canada, few transcontinental usages, mixed condition, still an interesting group

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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1375
c
Cover Hoard. Over 30 lbs. of covers, mostly 20th Century, majority from Southeastern states, incl. few advertising, R.P.O.'s, some first days, mixed condition, generally Fine

E. 300-400
350
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1376
c
20th Century Covers. Three collections, includes 30+ covers with plate no. singles and one with plate no. block of No. 540, 70 covers with coils incl. many with line pairs or strips, strength in these two collections in Washington-Franklin issues, third collection of 39 parcel tags, incl. 1922's and Liberties to $5.00, many with dollar values, few commemoratives not usually seen on tags, also incl. over 35 misc. covers, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,350
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1377
c
First Day Covers. 1920's-1950's with 1933-1951 virtually complete, vast majority cacheted, addressed, better incl. Nos. 750, 751, 803-831 (Grandy), 839-851, 859-893 (Grandy), 909-921 (Grimsland), few 2c Reds, many franked with blocks of four, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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1378
c
Air Post Covers. 1920's-40's, collection of many hundreds of covers, neatly sorted by category, incl. first days and first flights, better FDC's incl. C24, C25a, C25-C31, also incl. few foreign, many legal-size, usual mixed condition, mostly Fine-Very Finee

E. 400-500
575
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1379
c
Air Post Covers. Outstanding collection of U.S. Air Post covers in album, most bear Nos. C1-C6, incl. few listed Governmental Flights, some bear blocks of four incl. one with C3 top arrow block on cacheted cover,many with cachets, also three used in combination with stamps of Turkey, few small faults to be expected, all are Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group worth inspection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1380
c
U.S.S. Akron and U.S.S. Macon Covers. Collection of many hundreds of covers, newspaper clippings, photographs, picture postcards and other ephemera relating to these two Zeppelins, all neatly mounted on heavy construction paper and housed in an larged album, a treaure trove of material for the collector and exhibitor

E. 400-500
4,750
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1381
c
Zeppelin Covers. Thirteen covers, range of issues and frankings, few foreign incl. Pernambuco-Rio and Pernambuco-Lakehurst, also incl. C18 block of four First Day cacheted cover, few other interesting, few trivial faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, fascinating group

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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1382
c
Flight Covers. 24 covers or cards, incl. Zeppelins, catapults, FAM's, German DOX, better incl. Nos. C1 pair & C3 on individual first flight covers, C2 block on Zeppelin flown card, C4-C6 on one cover, C13 on Zeppelin flown card to Seville, Spain, C14 on Zeppelin flown card to Conn., also incl. two Antartica covers and Bernie H. Griffin autograph, generally Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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1383
c
Foreign Air Post Covers. Five total, incl. one from Germany, two from Brazil, one from Aden, best is probably G.B. 10sh Seahorse used with 6p on cover to Brazil, overall a Fine-Very Fine group

E. 150-200
230
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1384
 
U.S. Postal History Library. 23 reference books on a variety of postal history subjects: Civil War incl. Antrim and Walcott; Fancy cancels incl. Skinner-Eno, Herst-Sampson; Postal Markings incl. Towle Railroads and Chicago Collectors Club's Vessel-Named Markings, also incl. our Honolulu Advertiser catalogues with slipcase, approx. 75 issues of The Chronicle, six large books of documents and records, incl. three regarding the early history of New York State (Colonial to 1821) and three regarding the Civil War, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
575
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