Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Postal History Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
316
c
1851 Issue Covers. Seven including No. 7 from Plate 3 tied by New York circular datestamp on folded printed illustrated circular for Swan's Atmospheric Soda Fountain to Lyons N.Y.; five with 3c stamps including one with two pairs used from San Francisco to Sonora Cal. with enclosure datelined at Panama; one with pair of No. 11A from San Francisco to Mass. with red oval "Forwarded bt Chas. Shaw & Co. San Francisco" oval handstamp; No. 11A tied by large red "West Berkshire Vt. Oct. 22" circular datestamp to Fairfax Vt.; No. 11A on folded letter datelined Nantucket Island with "Steamboat" handstamp, stamp tied by New Bedford Mass integral-rate circular datestamp; No. 11A five-lines recut variety on cover; last is No. 17 paying four-times the 3c rate, address partly crossed out, few faults, overall a Fine-Very Fine and diverse group

E. 750-1,000
750
317
c
Sale 1262, Lot 317, Postal History Group LotsCollege Covers with 3c 1851-57 Issue Stamps. Five covers, including No. 11 with University of Nashville Western Military Institute illustrated design, No. 11 with Odd Fellows' Female College printing on back; No. 26 with Higginbotham Academy corner card; No. 26 with Bethel College illustrated design; last is No. 26 with Medical College of Georgia illustrated design, few small faults but selected by the owner for superior eye appeal, Very Fine group

E. 500-750
600
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318
c
Sale 1262, Lot 318, Postal History Group LotsCollege Covers. Eleven, including eight with embossed cameo designs, schools include Wesleyan Female College (3), Emory College, Louisville Female College, Randolph Macon College, Georgetown College with illustration of patriotic design, Warrenton Female College, last three with No. 11A with Oakland College circular datestamps, two with No. 25 on back including one with interpane margin, others with 3c 1851-57 Issue stamps, selected by owner for attractive appearance, Very Fine group

E. 400-500
1,700
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319
c
Sale 1262, Lot 319, Postal History Group Lots3c 1851-57 Issue Covers with Auxiliary Markings. Eight items, including three 3c and one 1c from Utica N.Y. to Canada West with red "United States" and "Paid 6d" markings; No. 11A on small cover with well-struck "Baltimore R.R." handstamp; No. 26 tied by "Steam Boat" handstamp; No. 11A with pen cancel and matching "Registered" from Midway S.C. to Charleston S.C.; No. 11A from Cranberry Isles Me. to Ellsworth Me. and carried by rowboat; No. 26 used from Norfok Va. with sender's endorsement "pr Steamer Sea-Bird"; last is No. 65 tied by grid with sender's origin notation "U.S. Iron Clad Steamer Nantucket", Very Fine group

E. 500-750
950
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320
c
Better Town Cancels on 3c 1851-57 Issue. Nine, including No. 11 cancelled by black grid on blue folded cover with brown "Charlestown Va. Aug. 27" circular datestamp (2001 APS cert); No. 11A with pen cancel removed and reused from Mayport Mills Fla.; No. 11 used from Tampa to Annapolis Md. with stamp tied by well-struck circular datestamp; No. 11A used from Little Rock Ark. to Ky. with date in circular datestamp added by hand and sent to Owen Weaver who would become the first Confederate soldier from Ark. to die; No. 26 tied by well-struck blue "Rough & Ready Cal. Nov. 25, 1860" circular datestamp to Stockton Cal. (1999 P.F. cert); No. 25 tied by blue "Friars Point Miss. Jul. 2" circular datestamp to New Orleans; three of No. 11A used with No. 9 from Staples Ranch Cal. to Bristol N.H.; last is No. 11 with "Little River Flor. 29th Dec." manuscript postmark to Tallahassee, each selected by the owner for its high quality and strong visual appeal, Very Fine and desirable group

E. 500-750
800
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321
 
19th Century Collection Balance. Mostly 1c and 3c 1851-57 and 1861-68 issue stamps and more than 60 covers, some of the better covers include three-color 1861 issue franking to England with pair of No. 68 and singles of Nos. 63 and 65, No. 65 on corner card covers including for sewing machine, druggist, wind engine, interesting No. 65 covers with large illustrated design for Elgin Ill. (two), also several Patriotics, mixed condition with stamp faults or some of these covers would have been individual lots, Fine or appear so

E. 500-750
1,400
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322
c
First Day Cover Balance. Four 1909 Commemoratives, including Nos. 370 and two 372 (these with some faults), 1c and 2c Pilgrim Tercentenary (both with trivial stains), some 1922 Issue, Special Deliveries including Nos. E12 (two) and E13, No. Q1 (defective), and ten Special Handling, other than the aforementioned faults, Fine-Very Fine, Scott well in excess of $10,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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323
c
Early 20th Century Advertising Covers. Large box with ten binders of covers mounted one or two to a page, hundreds of covers each with an advertising design, Melvin Getlan collected these companies for association/use of control perfins or private affixing machine perforations but apparently none of the covers bear stamps that actually have these perforations, a great many illustrated designs with some quite elaborate, range of stamp issues, overall Fine hoard

E. 500-750
3,500
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324
c
Expositions Collection. Scott album with wide range of items relating to various expositions, starts with 1776 and includes tickets and a cover, Columbian Exposition includes approximately 35 tickets plus few covers and stamps, Pan-American Exposition includes nice range of covers and cards with some exposition-related, piece with 1c-10c, nice group of labels, few Patriotics, few later items such as Alaska-Yukon ticket, few 1933 Century of Progress items, few others, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine, a diverse group

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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325
c
Washington-Franklin Covers. Accumulation of over 80 covers or cards, including nice group to foreign destinations such as 8c and 13c to Finland, a censored use to France which was forwarded several times, 5c to Syria, group of 1c on wrappers with newspapers still inside, few other interesting, some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
450
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326
c
Cover Balance. Box with four stuffed binders of covers, very wide range of years and uses in no particular order, some more interesting we note include lots of Pan-American and Louisiana Purchase covers, some early stampless and many classic 1851-69 era covers including some larger 3c frankings, Columbian including 5c to Syria and 10c to Germany, interesting philatelic combination use of 2c Columbians, Trans-Mississippi, Louisiana Purchase, Alaska-Yukon and a revenue stamp, a number of unused entires and others, very mixed condition especially on the classic covers, still plenty of useful material to be found

E. 1,000-1,500
3,750
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327
c
Cover Balance, 1860-1945. Over 325 items including stamped envelopes, cards, wrappers etc., some foreign mail uses, large quantity of 1909-20 1c Washington frankings, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
600
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328
c
Back-of-Book Balance. Box with several binders of back-of-book material, stamps and lots of covers, including some Air Post Special Delivery, Special Delivery, the majority is Postage Due with some stamps and a Scott album stuffed with covers, including numerous mixed frankings with foreign stamps, interesting group with Ebay potential

E. 300-400
1,700
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