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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Postal History Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2848
c
Stampless Cover Balance. 49 covers or folded letters, best items incl. 1841 turned cover with Elkton and Hopkinsville Ky. circular datestamps, Granville O.1833 fancy oval datestamp on postmaster's "free" cover, red "Forwarded from Harnden & Cos. Foreign Letter Office Phila." handstamp on 1842 cover to London, a few incoming ship letters incl. from Mexico and France, range of circular town cancels incl. red, blue and two green from Tallahassee Fla., bold red "Cleveland O. Feb. 7" framed box, Harrisburg tin hat circular datestamp, many others, Very Fine and interesting group with a number of better covers

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
2849
c
Stampless Covers. Binder with 27 covers, each annotated by the collector with rates and descriptions, largely better uses incl. 50% surcharge War Rate of 1815-16, five 1836 Express Mail uses (75c or $1.50 from Mobile or New Orleans), three town datestamps in Green (Chilicothe, Cayahoga Falls and Columbus O.), others incl. multiple rates, "Way", May 1847 80c rate from New Orleans to Trenton N.J., 2c Black Jack used as revenue on document, others, Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
750
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2850
c
Stampless Covers. 25 stampless folded letters from 1840's addressed to Joshua Hathaway in Milwaukee Wis., different originations incl. several from Chicago with nine "5" cogwheel rate markings, other originations incl. Racine Wis., few others, overall Fine-Very Fine and interesting group, the recipient was a land agent

E. 300-400
350
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2851
c
Drop, Circular and Carrier Rates, 1830's-1900's. More than 120 covers mounted on pages in two binders, each with the collector's description and rate analysis, frankings from 1c 1851 Issue thru early 20th Century, obviously a preponderance of 1c and 2c stamps with the majority 1851 and 1861 Issues, nice 1c Carrier (LO2) with Philadelphia red star, Fine group

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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2852
c
Cover Balance, 1850's-1920's. More than 70 covers, largely accumulated for interesting markings, stamps range from a couple stampless to Washington-Franklins Issue, wide range of markings incl. related to held, advertised, redirected, also county postmarks, six or so Christmas Seals on cover (WX5-WX6 primarily), eight or so 1915-16 exposition cancels, group of time datestamps from 1880's a few stampless New Orleans incoming ship covers, many others, some flaws to be found, overall Fine, an interesting group

E. 500-750
375
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2853
c
U.S. Postal History Accumulation, 1850's-1900's. More than 125 covers, mostly organized by states, wide range of stamps and uses spanning more than 50 years, diverse group which is difficult to briefly characterize, to take Florida as an example, a few highlights incl. No. 273 with purple script "Registered" handstamp, 1912-13 postcards to Hawaii, fancy Altamonte, Orange Co. circular datestamp with star in circle on 3c Bank Note, Spanish-American War Patriotic with 2c Bureau issue, similar types of highlights to be found for other states incl. Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio, Washington D.C., New York, Illinois, a few Hawaii, overall decent condition, Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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2854
c
Classic Cover Balance, 1850's-80's. 29 covers, wide range of frankings and destinations with several better, missing the usual bulk of 3c 1857 and 1861 issues often found in cover balances, incl. No. 15 on a transcontinental cover, three No. 33 on cover to Germany, five with 1c No. 63 or No. 92 incl. a pair and uses in combination with 3c, nine 2c Black Jack covers both ungrilled and grilled, 2c, 3c and 6c 1869 Issues on covers, Bank Notes with several combination frankings, 7c National, 15c Continental domestic use and use to Germany, 15c American to Cape of Good Hope, mixed condition with faults to be expected, overall Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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2855
c
1851-61 Issues, Cover Balance. 16 covers, earliest is 3c No. 10A used in Sep. 1851, 1c 1851-57 and 3c 1861 Issues, includes several Patriotic covers, strip of three of No. 7 on cover, strip of three of No. 24 with huge interpane margin and centerline, others, faults to be expected, some appear Fine

E. 400-500
500
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2856
c
1890 Issue, Cover Balance. Approximately 60 covers on pages in a binder, nice range of uses from 1c Ultramarine to 15c, many illustrated -- some elaborate incl. a beautiful Seabury & Johnson cover with an imitation of a Match & Medicine stamp, several combination frankings incl. on entires, with Large Bank Notes, with Postage Dues, foreign uses with 5c and 15c, many others, Very Fine group

E. 500-750
1,100
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2857
c
Western Covers, 1870's-90's. 26 covers, range of states incl. New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Montana and California, mostly franked with Bank Note issues or postal cards through 1890's, territorial incl. Fort Wingate New Mexico with star in circle on 3c Bank Note, purple Sweet Grass Mont. from 1880 with 3c Bank Note and 3c Postage Due tied by "Short Paid", several Wells Fargo franked envelopes with handstamps from Hamilton Nev., Genoa Nev., Mok Hill Cal., Austin N.T., some stamp and cover flaws to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine with several better covers

E. 750-1,000
850
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2858
c
Multicolored Advertising Covers. 45 covers, range of issues from 1861 to 1930's, each with a beautiful multi-colored illustrated advertising design, incl. hunting, manufacturing, household, cigar, coffee (with 3c 1861), hotel, agriculture, others, some cover and stamp flaws to be found but overall Very Fine group

E. 400-500
1,400
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2859
c
19th Century Advertising Covers. Nine, incl. cover with two No. 65 and Anchor Hay Manufacturing Co. design, No. 210 with Buffalo Scale Co. illustration, two covers each with No. 210 and illustrations of fire escape winches, few other interesting, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
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2860
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2860, Postal History Group LotsInsurance-Related Advertising Covers, Insurance-Related Advertising CoversInsurance-Related Advertising Covers. Three, all from New York Life Insurance Co., incl. one used with No. 26 part captured imprint, one with 3c No. 114, one with 2c No. 220, some soiling and wear, 3c with some toning around perfs, still Fine group

E. 100-150
80
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2861
c
Insurance-Related Advertising Covers. Four beautiful volumes with slipcovers containing a large assortment of advertising covers, wide range of issues represented starting with 1851 Issue and going thru mid-20th Century, many nice earlier covers with several 1861-68 Issues and 3c 1869 Pictorials, many different themes incl. Life, Property, Casualty, Fire, Marine, Accident, Indemnity companies, some unusual specialty insurers such as plate glass, major names such as Aetna, Hartford, Travelers, also many obscure, wide range of designs incl. some cameos, embossed, all-over, some faults to be expected, many Fine-Very Fine, a wonderful collection actively acquired by the owner from many sources

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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2862
c
Mail to Germany. Nearly 100 covers mounted and annotated on pages in a single album, nice range of rates, stamps and markings from a couple 6c and 7c pre-UPU Bank Note Issue covers to 1941, with the majority from the Washington-Franklin era, wide showing of UPU covers, also 2c treaty rate, registered, WWI censored mail, Airmail, wide range of stamps incl. Bank Notes, Bureaus, Columbians, Trans-Mississippi, 1902, Washington-Franklins, Postal Stationery, Parcel Post, some mixed frankings with German Postage Due, diplomatic cover from Brazilian Consulate in Mexico with 5c Mexico 1910 issue block of four and U.S. stamps, most covers with the collector's detailed background and rate explanations, Very Fine and attractive collection

E. 2,000-3,000
750
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2863
c
Cover Balance. 21 covers, incl. one with Cuba 1899 ovpts. (four denominations, six stamps) from Matanzas to Havana (front only), strip of three of No. 24 used with 3c, few advertising, nice group of 1894-98 Bureau Issue on covers to foreign destinations, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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2864
c
United States Cover Accumulation. Huge accumulation of more than 1,000 covers housed in 13 binders and four cover boxes, wide range of issues from 1851 through 20th Century, some of the binders with collector's annotated descriptions and rate interpretations, one box full of registered covers only, stamp issues range from 1851 through Presidentials with good coverage of many of the issues in that time range including Back-of-Book, some better items such as stampless to Lyon by American Packet charged British packet postage during the Retaliatory Rate period with lengthy letter from Richard Graham, illustrated covers incl. 3c 1869, 6c 1869 on double rate domestic cover, 1c No. 357 on post card, imperforate coils on cover, foreign destinations, etc., worth review as this would yield a good number of $10.00-$50.00 covers on Ebay or at a dealer bourse, as well as many much cheaper

E. 3,000-4,000
4,750
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