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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — The Brad Arch Collection of New Jersey Postal History (Group Lots)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
836
c
New Jersey Doane Postmarks. Collection of nine covers and 63 picture postcards, all with stamps tied by Doane markings from N.J. towns, with and without numerals, covers incl. Basking Ridge, Echo Lake, Fish House and Scullville, postcards incl. Croton, Grasselli, Picton and Springtown, Warbasse, few with faults, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
450
837
 
New Jersey Ephemera. Accumulation of hundreds of items affiliated with operating the postal service in N.J., incl. Insured Parcel Post Mialing tags and receipts, registered package envelopes, Express Company invoices, registry receipts, three postmaster's account books, few with revenue stamps, generally Fine

E. 400-500
475
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838
c
New Jersey Express Balance. Ten covers comprising Adams and New Jersey Express Co. (three each), Wells Fargo, Hinchman's Schooleys Mountain Springs and Central (one each), also incl. attempted use of Swarts City Despatch Post from Hainesport N.J., all from N.J. towns, Wells Fargo to California, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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839
c
New Jersey First Day Cover Collection. 1928-1997, approximately 200, all with N.J. first day cancels, mostly two each with different cancels, better incl. Nos. 646 and 654 (three different towns each), 750, 1053 (two), few unofficial cities, neatly displayed on exhibit pages, generally Very Fine

E. 500-750
350
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840
c
New Jersey Military Covers. Collection of more than 300 covers and postcards with approximately 200 neatly mounted on exhibit pages, all relating to New Jersey armed forces bases, hospitals and supply depots, strength in WWI, cancels incl. Amatol (reportedly unique example), Military Branch, Bendix Branch, Lakewood and Rahway hospitals, New Brunswick Raritan Arsenal Branch, Signal Branch, U.S. Railroad Administration, Wissahickon Barracks Branch, Merritt Branch and Dix Branch, WWII cancels incl. Princeton Naval Training School, Bayonne Naval Supply Depot Station, Fort Monmouth Station Hospital, Army Air Force Technical Training Center, a fascinating collection

E. 1,000-1,500
625
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841
c
1869 Pictorial Issue Covers from New Jersey. Collection of a few hundred covers, mostly with 3c, wide variety of towns, all neatly sleeved and organized, usual mixed condition, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
675
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842
c
1869 Pictorial Issue Covers from New Jersey. Collection of 268 covers from 153 different towns, incl. many better, one to four each with mostly two each, each with 3c Ultramarine (114), some with ms. pmks., neatly mounted on exhibit pages with date established, Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
1,500
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843
c
New Jersey Official Usages. Two folded letters with red "Washington D.C." circular datestamp and "Free" curved above circle, and one cover with original letter, one folded letter datelined 1847 to Mt. Holly N.J., with two-line "Post Office Department/Official Business" two line hs, other folded letter datelined 1850, both with signatures at top right, cover to Trenton with ms. "Official Business Census, Norbert T. Kennedy, U.S. Marshal", "Free" and "Stewardsville N.J. July 13", Very Fine group

E. 100-150
55
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844
c
New Jersey Parcel Post Usages. Collection of thirteen covers and one wrapper piece, mostly from N.J. towns, 1c to 10c incl. combinations and three covers to Europe, No. JQ2 on cover,

E. 200-300
210
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845
c
New Jersey Post Office Department. 26 N.J.-related items, comprising fourteen completed U.S. Postal Savings Cards, eleven different used Official Business Penalty Mail covers/cards, and one registered cover with No. O126 (7) & No. 124 tied by Bloomfield N.J. ovals to Portland Ore. Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
0
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846
c
New Jersey Post Office Officials. Collection of twelve covers incl. nine with 3c Black, two with 6c Black, one free frank, and five used 3c Black on lemon entires, wide variety of N.J. towns, Very Fine

E. 400-500
230
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847
c
Post Office Seals Used in New Jersey. 1911-91, eight covers with one to five post office seals each, all covers to or from different N.J. towns, four with "Received in bad condition" handstamps, Fine group

E. 150-200
100
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848
c
New Jersey Registered Mail. Collection of eleven covers and 23 related items, covers incl. six overlapping 3c Green from Stanhope to Orange, three covers with No. F1 and 2c additional postage incl. one last day usage to London, related items feature registry receipts, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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849
c
New Jersey Special Delivery. 1889-1911, fourteen covers franked with 2c postage and 10c Special Delivery stamps with thirteen different N.J. town cancels, incl. Nos. E2-E5 (three each), E7 (two), one E4 with pen cancel, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
0
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850
c
New Jersey Telegraph. Collection of 28 telegraph covers from eleven different companies, strength in Western Union incl. 15 mostly different designs, variety of N.J. towns, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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851
c
New Jersey Valentines. Two covers, one with 1c Buff (112) tied by cork cancel on large embossed Valentine to Lambertville N.J., partial "Lambertville N.J. Feb. 1?" double-circle datestamp, faults, Fine, other with 3c Ultramarine (114) with ms. "X" cancel on large embossed Valentine to Raritan N.J., ms. "Belvidear P.O. Feb. 12" at bottom, latter with gorgeous silver and white ornate enclosure, Very Fine

E. 300-400
130
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852
c
Vending and Affixing Machine Perforations Used in New Jersey. Collection of 46 covers and two postcards, all with N.J. cancels, mostly 2c Washington-Franklins with Schermack perforations, few better incl. Joseph Dixon Crucible Co. all-over advertising cover, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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853
c
New Jersey Weather Report Markings. Important collection of 38 items, incl. 22 covers with New Brunswick N.J. Weather Forecast backstamps incl. fourteen with violet seven-line, one with black seven-line, and seven with double-circle backstamps, wide variety of forecasts incl. "rain tomorrow", "fair warmer", also incl. six official War Dept. wrappers (five are 1c Red) from Washington D.C. to six different N.J. towns one New Jersey Agricultural College free frank cover, and ten misc. items, overall Fine-Very Fine, the straightline backstamps were in use from Jan. 1896 thru. Apr. 1897 and the double-circle backstamps were used in May and June 1897 only, a rare and highly desirable group, difficult to duplicate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,000
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854
c
Miscellaneous New Jersey Collections. Four, comprising 1970's cancels, "Air Mail Saves Time" slogan, First Day Covers and Ceremony Programs, Christmas Seals, few Railroad stock certificates, strength in Seals from 1909, Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-250
150
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855
c
New Jersey Balance from the Brad Arch Estate. Hundreds of covers with strength in Special Delivery, Postage Due, and Clifton N.J., better covers incl. No. 289 from Scotch Plains to Hoboken, Nos. 230-240 on legal-size cover from Jersey City to Germany, No. 115 (pair) on registered cover, condition mixed, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,400
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