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August 4, 2021

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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 7/23/21

   
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

 

 

67 CV
703

703 2 Yorktown Issue on FDC,

VF, neat lgt typed addr, tied to cvr w/pmk cds "WETHERSFIELD/OCT 19/1AM/1931/CONN." and wavy line ccl. Cachet is first for Wethersfield Chamber of Commerce (Mellone 703-1), a one-time occasion. Cover in excellent condition w/lgt overall tng, lgt stray ink marks on back & pnb. Includes Chamber of Commerce stuffer. Excellent item cv($40)

$40

$16

68 CV
888

888 10 Frederic Remington Famous Americans Issue Blk/4 FDC,

VF, no cachet, typed address (marked up in pencil when stamps covered addr), very clean cvr w/slight overall tng cv($8)

$8

$2

69 CV
1022

1022 3 American Bar Association 75th Anniversary on FDC,

VF, neat typed address, Fleetwood cachet (Mellone 1022-8), condition is Very Good with minor toning on the edges, tiny ink marks on front and small stain on flap. Boston, Mass. First Day of Issue cancel cv($16)

$15

$6

70 CV
1090

1090 3 Steel Centennial on FDC,

F-VF, printed address United States Steel Corp. first cachet (Mellone 1090-24), very good to excellent condition with minor gum toning and small crease upper left

$20

$6

71 CV
1208

1208 5 50-Star Flag on FDC,

F-VF, w/red, blue & yellow Fluegel cachet (Mell. #1208-15), unaddr cv($12)

$12

$4

72 CV
1235//1250

1235//1250 Lot of (10) FDC's,

includes (8) United States, (1) Canada and (1) United Nations, F-VF, all addressed to MR. FRED WOOD at "HARVEY L. HURLEY OIL PRODUCER" in Midland, TX, (we think this is actually H&H OIL & GAS CORPORATION). All covers with forwarding information to Monroe, Louisiana. Cachets by Art Craft. All contain correspondence from the "OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT" of MUZAK concerning the cover, stamp collecting and company services. Very interesting "commercial" FDC's. Condition is fair, all have adhesive toning and a couple with significant overall toning. Postmarks are appropriate FDOI cancels. Includes U.S. no. 1235, 1242-44, 1246-48 and 1250; Canada no. 413 and UN/NY no. 121 cv($14)

$25

$8

73 CV
1242

1242 5 Sam Houston on (4) FDC's,

F-VF, (1) addressed and (3) unaddressed, cachets by Artmaster (Mellone 1242-4), (2) by first cachet for Rice Hotel (one addr and one unaddressed), and first cachet for Houston Memorial Association. One has stuffer with historical information and one with correspondence from the Rice Hotel. Condition Very Fine and the addressed example has couple small stains and Post Office forwarding note. Nice group for the Texas historian/collector cv($36)

$30

$10

74 CV
1360

1360 6 Cherokee Strip on FDC,

XF w/first Ponca City (OK) C. of C. cachet (Mell. #1360-20), unaddr; clean & fresh!

$15

$6

75 CV
1790-94a

1790-94a 10 and 15 Summer Olympic Issue on FDC's (6),

F-VF, unaddressed, with Colorano "silk" cachets, condition excellent, has a bit of perf toning on a couple covers. Los Angeles, CA FDOI cancel cv($32)

$32

$10

76 CV
2085a

2085a 20 Olympic 84 Blk/4 FDC,

VF, w/Pugh cachet, unaddr, sgnd, and numbered (41/58), w/insert cv($50)

$50

$16

77 CV
2124

2124 4.9 Brown Black, Buckboard Issue on FDC w/Pl no. Pair (Plate 4),

VF, unaddr, has Fleetwood cachet w/art by Basil Smith, also franked w/#1618, condition pristine, RENO, NV FDOI ccl cv($15)

$15

$6

78 CV
2380

2380 25 1988 Summer Olympics, Seoul Issue on FDC,

VF, with Pugh cachet, unaddressed, signed and numbered (128/166), hand-painted, pristine and with insert cv($25)

$25

$8

79 CV
2420

2420 25 Letter Carriers on FDC,

VF, unaddressed, full front hand-painted cachet by Cover Scape Cachets (Dave Lipof), signed on flap, no. 58/75, some paint offset on back. Very interesting landscape

$20

$6

80 CV
2439

2439 25 Idaho State Centenary on FDC,

F-VF, unaddressed with full front hand-painted cachet by Cover Scape Cachets (Dave Lipof), signed on flap and no. 67/100, lots of ink offset on the back from other "wet" covers. Another interesting landscape

$20

$6

81 CV
2618

2618 29 Love on FDC,

VF, unaddressed, with hand-painted HAM cachet (#353), signed (HAM and Wendy), number 111/159, condition excellent with minor gum toning cv($15)

$15

$6

82 CV
2636

2636 29 Kentucky Statehood Bicentennial on FDC,

F-VF, unaddressed, HAM hand-painted cachet (#357, oil #8), signed HAM, number 102/153, condition excellent, with minor paint offset on back cv($15)

$45

$18

83 CV
C18

C18 50 Graf Zeppelin on Zeppelin Flight/FDC Cover,

F-VF, tied to cover with NY FDOI machine ccl; Friedrichshafen to Pernambuco, Brazil flight (Sieger no. 241.B, cv 600. @$715). Cover with rectangular "VIA/AIR MAIL" label showing a biplane; (2) small tears at bottom, o/w nice and clean with all appropriate markings

$700

$240