Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 July, 2022

Category — Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
205
c
Sale 1262, Lot 205, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later IssuesDuPont Shoot Powders, Llewellin English Setter Champion Hunting Dogs. Outstanding mounted collection, the main portion depicts the 13 different unused postcards with multicolored designs based on paintings by Edmund Henry Osthaus, these depict the National Bird Dog Champions of 1896 and 1898-1910 -- all but one an English Setter, nine of these cards are accompanied by covers depicting the same design, all but one are printed on back and bearing Washington-Franklin stamps, some with enclosures (the four missing designs are not known on cover), also two additional covers for DuPont Powders, one with a scene of a boy learning to shoot and another with a brace of English Setters

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATED ENGLISH SETTER DUPONT COVERS AND CARDS. A TRUE CONFLUENCE OF POSTAL HISTORY AND ART FOR THE DEDICATED CYNOPHILIST.

See our website PDF for a complete scan of this outstanding collection.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
206
c
Sale 1262, Lot 206, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later IssuesLlewellin English Setters, Shell and Cartridge Covers. Group of four beautifully illustrated covers depicting English Setters in hunting scenes, advertising shells and cartridges or shotguns, for Peters, Remington, Winchester and one other, franked with 1c-3c Washington-Franklin stamps, Extremely Fine and beautiful

E. 500-750
325
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207
c
Sale 1262, Lot 207, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later IssuesEnglish Setters, Cover Balance. Six covers on exhibit pages depicting English Setters, earliest are three with stamps from 1890-98 Issues, also one Washington-Franklin and two later from collector Frank Sweet to dealer Elliott Perry, Very Fine and attractive balance, see our website PDF

E. 500-750
275
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208
c
Sale 1262, Lot 208, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine (301). Tied by "Stewart Minn. Sep 9, 1903 3PM" duplex datestamp on cover to Independence Iowa with ten-dog design and "1904 Futurity Stake. Minnesota-North Dakota Field Trials Association" corner card, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, accompanied by copy of newspaper article about the field trials

E. 200-300
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209
c
Sale 1262, Lot 209, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c Green, Louisiana Purchase (323). Straight edge at left, affixed on top of red, white, blue and gold ribbon and tied by "St. Louis Mo. Apr. 30 12-M 1904 World's Fair St. Louis" First Day machine cancel on cover to local address, some slight wear

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE FIRST DAY COVER OF THE ONE-CENT LOUISIANA PURCHASE ISSUE. ONE OF ONLY THREE FIRST DAYS ON AN ACTUAL COVER.

Of the approximately ten known First Days, eight are on cards and only three are on covers. The other covers do not have an exposition cancel -- one has a pair used from New York, the other was offered in our Dr. Martin sale (Sale 894, lot 329). Only one card has an exposition cancel.

With 1981 P.F. certificate. Illustrated in First Days, Oct. 15, 2000, p. 524. Scott value $7,500.00 with no distinction between cover, card or exposition cancel.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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210
c
Sale 1262, Lot 210, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c Green, Louisiana Purchase (323). Tied by "Springfield Mass. Apr. 30 6-AM 1904" First Day machine cancel on picture postcard depicting Bethesda Fountain in Central Park N.Y., to New Britain Conn., stamp also tied by "New Britain Conn. Apr. 30 10AM 1904" machine cancel, small spot at center of card of no consequence, Very Fine, a rare First Day cover with the stamp cancelled by two different towns on the first day, with 1977 AFDCS certificate, Scott value $7,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
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211
c
Sale 1262, Lot 211, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete set, used with 4c-5c and 8c Trans-Mississippi, plus 2c Pan-American, all tied by "St. Louis Mo. Exposition Sta. Jun. 3, 1904 10 AM" duplex cancels on 1c Columbian entire to Milwaukee Wis., 4c Trans-Mississippi with clipped corner and color oxidized, small cover tear at bottom and slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine and colorful, also includes an unused set of Nos. 323-327, a few short or blind perfs, about Fine, and a No. 620-621 First Day cover

E. 200-300
225
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212
c
Sale 1262, Lot 212, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Three full set covers to Germany, one a Fair postcard dated Sep. 6, 1904, second used from New York on May 3, third used with 3c Columbian from the New York Philatelic Exhibition in Oct. 1926, Very Fine trio

E. 300-400
250
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213
c
Sale 1262, Lot 213, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c Green, Louisiana Purchase (323). Three official souvenir post cards, each with single tied by exposition duplex datestamp, one is numeral "1" duplex, few dented corners, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 150-200
120
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214
c
Sale 1262, Lot 214, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis Mo., Postal History Mounted Collection. Huge collection mounted one or two covers to a page in eight thick binders, more than 420 covers, includes both the Exposition stamps Nos. 323-327 used from the Fair and various other cities as well as many other stamp issues on Fair-related or souvenir envelopes (some envelopes unused and not counted in our total), range of stamp combinations including two Nos. 323-327 complete set covers, one to Vienna, Austria, the other to the Netherlands, lots of other stamp combinations, most covers are illustrated with advertising, corner cards, territorial, two whole albums of foreign destinations with Nos. 323-327 and many foreign stamped covers to the Exposition, also pages with Fair promotion labels, 60+ company promotion labels, etc., condition ranges from sound to some with stamp problems, overall an exceptional and colorful collection compiled by Melvin Getlan over many years, see our website PDF for a complete scan

E. 2,000-3,000
4,500
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215
c
Sale 1262, Lot 215, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis Mo., Postal History Accumulation. Massive accumulation of many hundreds of covers unsorted in one large box, Louisiana Purchase Exposition related either by use of Nos. 323-327 or Fair-related uses of other stamps and stationery, includes at least fourteen full set Nos. 323-327 covers including several to foreign destinations and one with multiple 10c stamps, huge range of illustrated designs, advertising, foreign destinations, some with fair labels, etc., these are mostly the covers that did not make it into the mounted collection offered in lot 214 but there are a great many attractive and worthwhile covers in this valuable hoard, viewing recommended

E. 3,000-4,000
5,000
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216
 
1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis Mo., Ephemera. Box with hundreds of items including postcards, souvenir cards, variety of labels, a few covers, etc., also a group of World's Columbian Exposition ephemera, interesting group

E. 300-400
1,000
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217
c
Sale 1262, Lot 217, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis Mo., Fair Souvenir Mail Cards. Four large (9 x 6") postcards, all used with various Exposition cancels and mailed, each showing a different view of the exposition, three multicolored, three are hold-to-light cards, one showing the Palace of Varied Industries building has advertising on the back, three franked with Louisiana Purchase stamps, all are creased to some degree (as are nearly all that went through the mails), Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
550
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218
c
Sale 1262, Lot 218, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine (332). Tied by "Bridgeport Conn. West End Station 30 5-00PM 1909" machine cancel on mourning cover to Montclair N.J., cancel also ties "Anti-Vivisection Crusade label depicting a dog laying down on a knife, Very Fine and very unusual

E. 200-300
550
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219
c
Sale 1262, Lot 219, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c Green, U.S. Automatic Vending Co. Ty. Ia (343 var). Tied by "Seattle Wash. Jul. 22 5:30PM 1909" exposition cancel on official picture postcard for Alaska-Yukon Exposition to Stuarts Draft Va., Very Fine, the Type Ia is unlisted for Scott 343, it is only listed on the Alaska-Yukon stamp (Scott 371), the Belasco book notes several machines were in Seattle at exposition locations, the book notes these exposition station cancels are very rare, with 2016 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
350
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220
c
2c Carmine, Lincoln (367), First Day Cover Group. 23 covers (one legal-size) and four pictorial postcards, each from a different city, a few with corner cards including one on red cover with illustrated horse, a few minor flaws but most Fine-Very Fine, Scott value $14,100.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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221
c
Sale 1262, Lot 221, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton (372). Tied by "New York Sep. 25, 1909" First Day duplex datestamp on cover with the 2c stamp from each of the preceding commemorative series issued up until that time, including Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan-American, Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown, Lincoln and Alaska-Yukon, all tied on legal-size cover addressed locally via Special Delivery, backstamped "New York Recd." the same day, slightly reduced at the top, 2c Columbian stamp with a vertical tear, Very Fine and colorful, with 1970 AFDCS certificate, Scott value for No. 372 First Day is $950.00

E. 500-750
300
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222
c
Sale 1262, Lot 222, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton (372). Part imprint at bottom, used with blue on yellow Hudson-Fulton Celebration Label, both tied by "Madison Sq. Sta. N.Y. Sep. 25, 1909 12:30PM" First Day machine cancel on cover to Brooklyn N.Y., cover with couple tiny faults at left, otherwise Very Fine and scarce First Day cover with a label from the celebration, this was the first United States stamp or label to depict an airplane, it is particularly desirable to have the label also tied by the first day cancel, ex Bianchi

E. 1,000-1,500
5,000
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223
c
Sale 1262, Lot 223, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine, Hudson-Fulton (372). Tied by East Orange, Ohio Nov. 8, 1909 duplex on cover to Butler, Pennsylvania, with blue on yellow Hudson-Fulton Celebration Label affixed at bottom left, Very Fine, accompanied by a single and block of four of the exhibition label, which was the first United States stamp or label to depict an airplane (the flight took place during the Hudson-Fulton event)

E. 200-300
325
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224
c
Sale 1262, Lot 224, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine, Coil (413). Guide line pair, tied by "Detroit Mich. Apr. 15 8PM 1914" machine cancel on cover with typed address to Philadelphia & Reading R.R. in Philadelphia, Very Fine, rare on cover especially as a guide line pair, Scott value $325.00 as off cover

E. 300-400
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225
c
Sale 1262, Lot 225, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues$5.00 Light Green (480). With bottom plate no. 8016 selvage, tied by Hartford Conn. double-oval handstamp on cover to Olin Clark at Hartford Conn., slightly reduced at top, still Very Fine, an obvious philatelic use (handed back at the post office) but still scarce on cover, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
400
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226
c
Sale 1262, Lot 226, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Carmine, Ty. IV (526). Tied by "Washington D.C. Mar. 15 11:30PM 1920" duplex datestamp on First Day cover to Washington D.C., "First Day of Issue" handstamp at upper left, slight toning along flaps, still Very Fine, scarce, with 1977 AFDCS certificate

850
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227
c
Sale 1262, Lot 227, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c Green, Perf 10 x 11 (542). Horizontal pair, tied by clear strike of "Washington D.C. May 26 11 PM 1920" duplex on First Day cover to local address, Very Fine, scarce, with copy of 1975 AFDCS certificate

1,750
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228
c
Sale 1262, Lot 228, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c, 5c Pilgrim Tercentenary (548, 550). Singles of both tied by bold "Washington D.C. Dec. 21, 1920 2:30 PM" First Day duplex cancels on cover to Wm. O. Siebold at Washington, D.C. street address, fresh and Very Fine, unlisted in Scott with these two denominations in combination, Scott value as No. 550 First Day cover

2,500
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229
c
Sale 1262, Lot 229, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (549). Tied by Washington D.C. Dec. 21, 1920 10-PM" First Day machine cancel on blue cover locally addressed to Fred Ludwig, neatly opened at left as is typical for these Hammelman-serviced FDCs, Extremely Fine, fresh and very clean, ex Dr. Martin

E. 500-750
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230
c
Sale 1262, Lot 230, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues$1.00 Violet Black (571). Rich color, tied by "Washington D.C. Feb. 12 1923 10-AM" First Day slogan machine cancel on cover to C. E. Nickles at Washington D.C. street address

FRESH AND VERY FINE FIRST DAY COVER OF THE $1.00 1923 ISSUE USED FROM WASHINGTON D.C.

The dollar-value 1922 Issues are exceedingly rare on First Day covers. Scott value $7,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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231
c
Sale 1262, Lot 231, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues$2.00 Deep Blue (572). Tied by "Washington D.C. Mar. 20 4:30 PM 1923" First Day duplex cancel on 2c legal-size entire sent Special Delivery to Mr. Orville Ballard, Washington, D.C., serviced by Hammelman, neatly opened at left, "Washington D.C. Mar 20 4:30 PM 1923 Spec. Delivery" backstamp

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED $2.00 1922 FIRST DAY COVERS. A GREAT RARITY.

This is the second time this cover has been offered publicly in over 30 years. It is the mate to the $5.00 1922 First Day offered in our Dr. Martin sale (Sale 894, lot 400)

Ex Dr. Martin. With 1982 AFDCS certificate. Scott value $17,500.00

E. 4,000-5,000
5,000
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232
c
2c Carmine & Black, 5c Dark Blue & Black, Norse-American, First Day Cover Accumulation (620-621). Huge accumulation of more than 500 covers in a banker's box, the vast majority are May 18, 1925 First Day of Issue including singles, blocks, a few plate blocks and a great many covers bearing both stamps, lots of illustrated designs and cover varieties, also one binder of more than 60 non-First Day uses to foreign countries including one with 65c Graf Zeppelin (C13), mostly very fresh and attractive, Very Fine accumulation the likes of which we have not seen before, from the Melvin Getlan estate, Scott value more than $15,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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233
c
Sale 1262, Lot 233, Ad Covers Picturing Dogs, Later Issues1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Four registered covers, including one each of 1c-6c and one each of 7c-10c, addressed to Switzerland, the Kans. with "Holton Kans." registry ovals, the Nebr. tied by penstrokes, used Sep. 3, 1929 and Jul. 29, 1929 respectively, latter with Lincoln Nebr. backstamps, few toned perfs, some edgewear, Fine-Very Fine sets

E. 200-300
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