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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Group Lots by Category

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1270
c
Advertising Covers. 55, tremendous range of designs, themes and issues, incl. few with No. 114, nice group of 3c 1851 Issue, 3c 1857 Issue, 3c 1861 Issue, Bank Notes, few later, few stamp collars, also incl. three Campaign covers, few small faults, many Fine-Very Fine, worth close inspection

E. 3,000-4,000
2,100
1271
c
Pig Covers. Two porcine-related covers: first is 3c Ultramarine (114) tied on illustrated all-over advertising cover for book on improving swine, second is with 279B tied on cover for Guiness's Pig Brand beer, the first defective and in need of prefessional restoration, still Fine, unusual thematic covers

E. 100-150
180
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1272
c
Family Correspondences. Approximately 1,300 covers addressed to the Warren and Boyington families in Colorado (and a couple between the families), few with R.P.O. and fancy cancels, one with 2c Washington and French 25c issue, few illustrated covers incl. hotels, mostly 1880's-1920's with Colorado or other postmarks from the expanded region (Wyoming, California), many with original letters pertaining to life in the time period incl. mining, very mixed condition with many in poor condition due to poor storage and rough opening, Very Good-Fine

E. 500-750
2,000
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1273
c
Accumulation. Balance of random covers, incl. one reputedly signed by Wilt Chamberlain, some Postal Stationery first days, one A.E.F. postcard, 1895 letter inquiring about history of Annapolis Postmaster's Provisional, interesting group

E. 300-400
300
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1274
c
Accumulation. Over 13 lbs. of commercial covers and postcards, 19th and 20th Centuries, wide variety of printed corner cards, towns and frankings, mixed condition, mostly Fine, also incl. few modern unused entires and a sheet album of seals

E. 200-300
400
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1275
c
Cover Accumulation. 1851-1910's, approximately 280 covers, strength in 1850's-60's with wide variety of towns and cancels incl. approximately 50 green and bluish green, 23 R.R. and R.P.O., many from Vermont towns, few interesting corner cards, better incl. No. 11 tied by blue boxed "Troy & New York Steam Boat." cancel with matching "2 cts." in circles, vertical pair of No. 25 on cover (ex Klein), also incl. seven Black Jacks, few faults to be expected, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,200
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1276
c
Cover and Postcard Accumulation. Hundreds of covers and postcards, mostly 1890's-1940's with many later first day covers, better covers and postcards incl. 35 R.P.O., 14 cacheted Navals, over 75 WWII Military covers/cards incl. many American Expeditionary Forces, pair of CSA No. 4 on back of cover, used U23 entire, many sorted, also incl. five books regarding cancels, mixed condition, mostly Fine

E. 400-500
1,050
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1277
c
Cover Balance. Five, incl. No. 64b from Conn. to Philadelphia, three with No. 73 incl. one with two 2c and also 3c with carrier backstamp for 7c rate, last is 6c and 10c Bank Notes on 1875 cover to France, some faults, few almost appear Fine

E. 300-400
150
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1278
c
Consignment Balance. 18 covers, better incl. Nos. 7 (pair) to France, 11 used with 15L15 to Vermont, 70 to England, 20L4 cut to shape to Newport R.I., CSA No. 1, two Civil War Patriotics, usual few faults, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
525
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1279
c
Cover Balance. Three items, first is vertical strip of three of No. 24 on cover from Indianpolis Ind. to Logansport Ind., second is No. 26 tied by New Orleans 1858 circular datestamp on cover to Nashville Tenn. with printed "Via Chattanooga" at top left, last is No. 114 tied by large grid on immaculate cover from Chelsea Mass. to Vt., first with some edgewear, others Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1280
c
Cover Balance, 19th Century. Five covers and one front only, incl. No. 9 from Louisville K. to Philadelphia, No. 65 on patriotic (3), one No. 64 on patriotic front only (defective), last is Spanish-American War patriotic from N.J. to France, few faults, generally Fine

E. 300-400
160
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1281
c
Balance. Four covers, incl. No. 11 with sheet margin at top on Literary Institute corner card cover, No. 9 on cover, No. 73 on cover, legal-size "United States & Canada Express" cover from Boston in 1873, also two Post Office Dept. Appointment Office letters from 1873 and 1874 first appointing then discontinuing pay and service for mail route messenger between Richford and Newport Vt., mostly Very Fine, also incl. RO147 (cat. $85.00)

E. 200-300
135
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1282
c
19th Century Cover Balance. 39, incl. six Patriotics, thirteen advertising incl. one from Gavit & Co., Supreme Court of N.Y. judgement pamphlet with two 1c Blue (7), few other better, few faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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1283
c
Cover Balance, 1890's-20th Century. 32 mostly advertising covers, wide range of designs incl. some quite colorful and elaborate, range of stamps, fresh and Fine-Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
500
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1284
c
Cover Balance. Three covers and one part-cover, last with Nos. 223 and 228 to Germany, covers incl. No. 223 from St. Louis Mo. to India and forwarded twice within India, also No. Q7 on registered cover to England, also No. JQ1 pair used with No. 463 on cover marked "Due 2" to Norfolk Va., Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
200
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1285
c
Stampless Cover Balance. Seven, incl. "Athens, Ohio May 1, 1827" boxed cancel on folded letter to Mass., cover datelined La Grange Tex. and with blue "Ship" handstamp and New Orleans circular datestamp to Cayuga N.Y., usual edgewear, mostly Very Fine

E. 300-400
180
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1286
c
Stampless Cover Balance. Nine, incl. fancy blue "Steam Boat" scroll from Detroit to Buffalo, "Steamship" handstamp with matching "40" in circle on cover to Maine, 1817 folded letter with what looks like fumigation slits, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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1287
c
Late 19th & Early 20th Century Postal History. 29 unusual covers, comprising 7 Bureau Issue, 18 Washington-Franklin and 4 miscellaneous (two from Russia, 3c Interior, AEF censor), Bureau destinations incl. Burma, New Zealand, Siam, Japan and China, lots of unusual W-F foreign usages incl. combinations with Australia, Bahamas Special Delivery, Transvaal Postage Due, minor faults, generally Fine and fascinating lot

E. 750-1,000
575
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1288
c
U.S. and Worldwide Collection. Approx. 50 covers and a few notebooks containing a couple hundred stamps, incl. nearly complete set of Famous American FDC's (only two lower values missing), mixed condition, worthwhile group

E. 150-200
180
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