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Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — Postal History Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1345
c
Classic Cover Collection Balance. 30 items on old-time quadrille pages, including nice four-margin example of 9X1 to Mass., LO2 used with 11A to Ohio, 26 on "Washington via Baltimore" patriotic, large number used to France including strip of three of No. 28 to France (possible re-use, possibly stamps added), 30A and 35 to France, 36 and 26 to France, 68 and 76 to France, 68 single franking to France, 71 to France, two 77 on cover to France, 73 on part wrapper to France, some faults, few are fronts, overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
1346
c
1851 Issue Cover Balance. Ten, including No. 7 tied by brown Wrentham Mass. circular datestamp (1983 PFC), No. 9 tied by U.S.P.O. Dispatch oval datestamp, No. 11 Position 94L5L with major plate crack (2006 PFC), 11 tied by "STEAM" handstamp, 11A with corner sheet margin, pair of 11A used to France, few other interesting, few faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, three with certificates

E. 300-400
450
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1347
c
1851-56 Issue Covers. 12, including strip of three of 11A used with 9 and cancelled by crude "PAID" handstamps from Dixfield Me. to Cal., Nos. 9 and 11A on 6c entire used from Grass Valley Cal. to Vt., pair of 11A tied by blue "Paid 3" in circle, "Paper Mill Village N.H. May 16" circular datestamp to Cal., 11A tied by blue Troy N.Y. circular datestamp on plow illustrated cover, 11A on Farmer's Union Insurance Co. illustrated cover depicting farmer plowing a field, few other interesting, margins to in, selected by the owner for attractive appearance and diversity of markings

E. 750-1,000
950
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1348
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1348, Postal History Group Lots1851-61 Issues, Advertising Covers, 1851-61 Issues, Advertising Covers1851-61 Issues, Advertising Covers. Choice group of three advertising covers, one each franked with No. 11A, 26 or 65, including two illustrated, one with bell illustration for the Troy N.Y. Bell Foundry and No. 11A, this cover also accompanied by an enclosure with more elaborate bell engravings (and in superb condition), another with a large printing press design for the Boston Journal and No. 65 (2010 PFC), third cover bears a corner card for the New Hampton Institute in Fairfax Vt. with No. 26, fresh and Extremely Fine group, nice quality

E. 400-500
250
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1349
c
1857-60 Issue Covers. 12 covers and one piece, two with No. 24 including one on yellow cover with piano-fortes illustrated advertisement and one with pair on back of wrapper, one tied by unusual Star in Shield fancy cancel from Portland Conn. (opened roughly at left well away from stamp), one with small red and blue Shield patriotic design from Saratoga Springs N.Y., one tied by Wenona Ill. straightline datestamp, another by Hingham Wis. straightline handstamp, few other interesting such as one with skull and crossbones at upper left (not a postal marking), few small faults, overall a fresh and Fine-Very Fine group, selected by the owner for the range and attractiveness of cancels

E. 750-1,000
450
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1350
c
1869-70 Issues, Small Cover Balance. Five covers, including No. 114, No. 150 to Italy, No. 184 and two different covers with No. 210, both with overall advertising designs, also includes three Carrier & Local stamps (1LB9, 70L3 and 87L14), Very Fine, two P.F. certificates accompany

E. 300-400
550
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1351
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1351, Postal History Group LotsHouse's Printing Telegraph, Pictorial Designs, House's Printing Telegraph, Pictorial DesignsHouse's Printing Telegraph, Pictorial Designs. Nine covers, each of the designs shown in 1993 ASCC on pp. 22-25 and 95-96 (New York & Washington Printing Telegraph Co. and New York State Printing Telegraph Co.), designs including Zeus with flag in black (illustrated on page 22) and red, House's building in New York and telegraph machines (three types), two covers accompanied by telegraph tape and another with letter, two sent through the mails with Utica N.Y. circular datestamps, Very Fine group of these desirable pictorial designs, ex Born

E. 500-750
400
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1352
c
Valentines Collection. Album of approximately 35 Valentines, including many embossed designs with various stamps such as Nos. 7, 11A, 65, Bank Notes, some stampless, also some additional enclosures with one containing poem about "the expiring bride", also some other romantic enclosures, many of the enclosures are beautiful multicolor lace-style designs, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine, an attractive group

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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1353
c
Pennsylvania Cover Accumulation. Massive hoard in six stuffed shoebox-sized file boxes, probably thousands of covers, wide range of dates as early as 1805 and with many from 1840's through early 20th Century, every imaginable use from stampless to classic stamps to Washington-Franklins, towns from throughout Pennsylvania, some of the stampless with slightly better town markings and we note lots of 3c 1861 and 3c 1869 covers, starting with the 1870's many illustrated designs are present, mixed condition with faults expected on the early stamped covers, Fine accumulation which will provide years of eBay selling

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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1354
c
Stampless Covers. Over 50, includes nice group of Maryland-related, Michigan-related such as nice study of Jackson, a few on old Kaufmann lot cards, overall Very Fine group

E. 300-400
600
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1355
c
Bisects Collection. Carton of bisected covers or cards, mostly 20th century, including dozens with A.P.S. certificates and a few P.F. certificates, some saw postal use, many used with additional stamps that paid the rate, at any rate all are colorful and this makes for an interesting collection

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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1356
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1356, Postal History Group Lots20th Century Fancy Cancels, Cover Balance, 20th Century Fancy Cancels, Cover Balance20th Century Fancy Cancels, Cover Balance. 39 covers on individual sales/auction cards, issues range from mostly the 1920's and 1930's with many multi-stamp frankings, wonderful range of fancy cancels, including airplanes, anchors, Maltese crosses, mothers, hammers, crows, houses, sailboats, dollar signs, race cars, anchor, bird's feet, arrowheads, cow, Santa Claus, Lincoln and many others, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an outstanding assemblage of beautiful covers, these will all retail in the $150-$200+ range

E. 3,000-4,000
0
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1357
c
U.S. and Canal Zone Small Group. Fourteen covers and one front, U.S. incl. 1841 stampless dateline "Retreat for the Insane" and written by Amariah Brigham, No. 611 block of ten on catapult cover to Germany and 2c stationery entire with Albino imprint, Canal Zone consisting of ten covers incl. unused No. U14 (catalogues $425.00), mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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1358
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1358, Postal History Group LotsSmall Cover Balance, Small Cover BalanceSmall Cover Balance. Three, including red and blue "Loyal to the Union" New Jersey Patriotic with Washington D.C. circular datestamp sent by member of congress to N.J., second is blue two-part design depicting a sailing ship and U.S. Navy Yard also sent free from member of congress to N.J., last is Germania Vineyards of Waterloo N.Y. illustrated advertising cover on 3c entire to Philadelphia, slight edgewear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
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1359
c
Small Cover Balance. Four covers, first is 1881 "Executive Mansion" corner card cover dated Aug. 17, 1881 (sent between the time President Garfield was shot and before he passed away on Sept. 19), 1903 cover with Philippines No. 235 on forwarded cover to England, 1906 post card with US No. 319 from Pago Pago, Samoa and 1907 cover with No. 304 sent to Turks Islands, slightly mixed condition, Fine

E. 200-300
190
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1360
c
Cover Balance. Six items, including Gilman Marston free frank on embossed patriotic cover, "Union Forever" multicolored floral design, No. 83 tied by "Paid" handstamp, No. 65 used from Florida, 3c Bank Note on caricature cover, last is Knapp First Day cover with block of four of 3c Roosevelt (932), overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
650
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1361
c
19th & 20th Century Cover Balance. Single stuffed binder with more than 175 covers, eclectic mix of just about everything from classics to more modern, to unused entires and postal cards, including half a dozen Confederate covers with a couple No. 1 covers, mixed condition with faults to be expected on the classic covers, overall Fine with some useful material present

E. 300-400
900
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1362
c
Cover Accumulation. Over 125, mostly late 19th or early 20th Century commercial uses, some high-value registered, illustrated, coil usages, various auxiliary markings, WWII, and more, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
425
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