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July 1, 2020

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Est.

Winning Bid 7/11/20

   
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

 

 

128 CV
643-44

643-44 2 Vermont and 2 Burgoyne Pairs on FDC,

F-VF, addressed, uncacheted, all tied to cover with (3) duplex ccls "WASHINGTON/AUG3/2PM/D.C./1927." Excellent condition, very faint gum toning and very slight corner crease LR; bit of overall toning not distracting. Return address on flap cv ($18)

$18

Not Sold

129 CV
644

644 2 Burgoyne Campaign Pair on FDC,

F-VF, typed address, with Albert Gorham cachet, pair includes RS plate no. 19063, tied to cover with duplex ccl "ALBANY/AUG3/10AM/N.Y./1927". Condition is Very Good with minor ink smudges on front, and very small crease LL corner. Mellone no. 644-6 cv ($300)

$300

Not Sold

130 CV
644

644 2 Burgoyne Campaign on FDC,

F-VF, addressed, A.C. Roessler cachet of flag in blue, postmark circular date stamp "SYRACUSE/AUG3/10:30AM/1927/N.Y." Condition is Very Good, small crease LR corner, pencil note UL corner of front, slight overall toning. Mellone no. 644-5 cv ($225)

$225

Not Sold

131 CV
717

717 2 Arbor Day, Blk/4 on FDC,

Fine-Avg, w/Nebraska City, NE FDOI ccl & red and green H. Ioor cachet (Mell. #717-1) & ms addr.

$35

Not Sold

132 CV
724

724 3 Violet William Penn FDC,

stamp VF, w/1st Delaware City Chamber of Commerce cachet - violet rubberstamp (by Wm. L. Gibson)

$15

Not Sold

133 CV
725

725 3 Daniel Webster on FDC,

F-VF, w/Exeter, NH FDOI ccl & w/1st Exeter Chamber of Commerce cachet (Mell. #725-24), ms addr, clean & nice!

$40

Not Sold

134 CV
775

775 3 Michigan Centenary on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed address, Lansing Chamber of Commerce orange and blue cachet, pmk is large cds "LANSING,/NOV./1/9AM/1935/MICH." Dual strikes on reverse "THE CAPITAL OF MICHIGAN - THE HUB OF INDUSTRY/NOV./1/1935 - FIRST/DAY/COFC." with capital building image. Condition is very good; edges and corners (small crease lower left) still sharp, an overall toning with slight gum toning on back. An out-of-ordinary FDC; also franked with #773 (California Pacific Exposition) cv ($30)

$30

Not Sold

135 CV
786,

786, 791, 803, 807 Miscellaneous Army/Navy and Prexie FDC's,

2 Army and 2 Navy are pairs tied to cover with cds "WASHINGTON/JAN15/8AM/1937/D.C., cover addressed and without cachets, good condition with slight gum toning and a crease in the middle top to bottom (as if folded). No. 803 () has Fidelity cachet (Mellone 803-34-6b), is addressed in ink; no. 805 (1) has first Downtown Stamp Co. cachet (Mellone 805-107) and with ink address. Both 803 and 805 cover in very good condition, minor gum toning and small ink spots cv ($30)

$26

Not Sold

136 CV
839-51

839-51 1-10 Vertical & Horizontal Coils of Presidential Issue FDC's (13),

F-VF, neatly typed addrs, w/Fidelity cachets (color matching stamp), condition is very good w/some gum tng cv ($120)

$120

$40

137 CV
906

906 5 Chinese Resistance Issue on FDC,

VF, erased address, cachet by John Coulthard (Mellone 906-4), condition Very Good, slight overall toning, couple tiny stray ink dots and corner crease at upper left. Seldom seen cachet cv ($60)

$60

Not Sold

138 CV
923

923 3 "S.S. Savannah" Steamship Issue, (2) FDC's,

both XF, each w/Capt. Crosby photocachet (Mell. #923-23 & 26) from both official FDOI locations: Kings Point, NY & Savannah, GA. Both w/neatly typed addr cv ($160)

$160

Not Sold

139 CV
924

924 3 Telegraph Centennial, (2) FDC's,

VF, both FDOI locations: Wash., D.C. & Baltimore, MD. Each w/Capt. Crosby photo cachets (Mell #924-20 & 28) & neat typed addr cv ($144)

$140

Not Sold

140 CV
928

928 5 United Nation Conference PB/4 on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr & with large San Francisco cds & FDOI ccl, cachet by L.W. Staehle, premier cachet maker, cover in near pristine condition cv ($300)

$300

Not Sold

141 CV
939

939 3 Merchant Marines on FDC,

F-VF, w/olive grn thermographic ink Capt. Crosby photocachet (Mell. #939-41), addr w/label cv ($72)

$70

$30

142 CV
941,

941, 1819a, 2043 Miscellaneous House of Farnam FDC's (3), F-VF (booklet pane VF-XF), (2) unaddressed and #941 script pencil address, condition Very Good to Excellent, no. 1819a and 2043 near pristine with small smudges on back; #941 UL and LR corner crease, small smudges and slightly "dirty", franked with PB of 4 #23448 cv ($20)

$16

Not Sold

143 CV
1360

1360 6 Cherokee Strip on FDC,

VF-XF w/1st Ponca City (OK) Chamber of Commerce cachet (Mell. #1360-20), unaddr, clean & nice!

$15

Not Sold

144 CV
1430a

1430a 8 Wildlife Conservation Block of 4 on First Day Ceremony Program with signatures,

F-VF, with Avery Island, LA FDOI ccl and with signatures of all program dignitaries (6), plus the local postmistress and a member of the USPS Board of Governors and former Exxon CEO Myron Wright. Includes Edmund McIlhenny of the McIlhenny (Tabasco) Company, Clark Hoffpour - Director of Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, Dr. Elvis Stahr - President of National Audubon Society, the Honorable James Hargrove - Asst. Postmaster General and then Ambassador to Australia, Rev. Elmer Boykin, Rev. Raymond Robitaille, Mrs. Nola Romero (New Iberia Postmistress) and Myron Arnold. Condition is very good with small staining on top edge of front cover

$250

Not Sold

145 CV
1499

1499 8 Harry S. Truman on FDC (2) and (1) Event cover,

VF, unaddressed, (1) Artcraft cachet, (2) 1st cachet (and only) for Truman Commemorative Stamp Committee - both May 8, 1993 FDOI ccl, (3) pmk dc cds special cancel "KANSAS CITY MISSOURI/JUNE 19/1973/USPS//OPENING DAY/ISSUE" with kicking donkey pictorial ccl and text "THE SHOW ME PHILATELIC CENTER". Cachet is photo of the statue "The Scout" in a park overlooking the city cv ($13)

$10

Not Sold

146 CV
2131

2131 PNC 11 Dark Grn, Stutz Bearcat Definitive FDC w/double pmk,

VF, unaddr w/full front, allover premium HAM cachet (#194) sgnd, numbered 57/270, Pl No. 4 stp/3 and a pair, pristine condition has Baton Rouge, LA FDOI ccl & "CARVILLE, LA/JUN/n/1985/USPO" pmk (about 25mi South of Baton Rouge). Franking incls PNS/3 Pl #4, a scarce no. cv ($175)

$175

Not Sold

147 CV
2216-9

2216-9 22 1986 AMERIPEX S/S's of 9 (4) on (4) FDC's,

VF, each S/S on lrg 9 " x 8" FDC w/Chicago, IL FDOI ccls & each cover w/diff Artcraft cachets, unaddr. Clean & fresh depicting all the deceased Presidents

$25

$16

148 CV
2370

2370 22 Australia Bicentennial on FDC (2),

F-VF, addressed via mailing label, USPS product without cachet and in original packaging, one is single cancel on U.S. stamp and two is dual U.S. and Australia cancels. Condition is pristine

$12

Not Sold

149 CV
2443,2257

2443,2257 15 Beach Umbrella on FDC, also 10 Canal Boat,

VF, unaddressed with full front multi-color beach scene cachet by "COVER SCAPE CACHETS" (Dave Lipof), signed on flap, no. 36/100, pmk "SARASOTA, FL/FEB/3/1990/34230", the FDOI. Condition is very good with minor paint splotches and stains on back

$30

Not Sold

150 CV
2445-46

2445-46 25 Classic Films Issues "The Wizard of Oz" & "Gone with The Wind" on FDC w/dual ccls,

VF, unaddr, w/hand-painted HAM cachet (#315), sgnd (HAM & Wendy), numbered 134/261, Hollywood FDOI ccl on #2445 & dc cds "HOLLYWOOD,CA/MAR/23/1990/USPS hand-stamp on #2446, very slight gum tng, otherwise pristine condition cv ($30)

$30

Not Sold

151 CV
2506-07

2506-07 25 Micronesia & Marshall Islands Issues on FDC,

VF, unaddr, special HAM hand-painted oil cachet (#325, OIL #4), sgnd, numbered 211/247, very slight gum tng, Washington, D.C. FDOI ccl

$45

$28

152 CV
2518

2518 (29) "F" Rate Plate No. Pair #1111 on FDC,

VF, unaddr, premium Fleetwood cachet w/art by DaMei & Wen Lin, near pristine condition w/very small smudge LR. Washington, D.C. FDOI ccl cv ($20)

$20

Not Sold

153 CV
2525

2525 29 Tulip Issue, Plate No. Pair #S1111 on FDC,

VF, unaddr, premium Fleetwood cachet, art by Liu Dun, pristine condition, Rochester, NY FDOI ccl cv ($15)

$15

Not Sold

154 CV
2558

2558 29 Numsimatics Issue on FDC w/PNS,

VF, unaddr w/hand-painted Shirley Corp cachet of (4) dogs playing poker with coins. This is Shirley Corp cachet #38, sgnd and numbered 8/9 - a very limited edition of a seldom available cachet maker. very colorful thematic cachet

$30

$30

155 CV
2789,

2789, 2792 29 1993 Religious and (1) Secular on FDC,

F-VF, unaddressed, with full front hand-painted "COVER SCAPE CACHETS" (Dave Lipof artwork), signed on flap, no. 4/25, condition is very good because of small paint splotches and smears on back. Nice winter scene with great "pop" of red of the cardinal. Appropriate FDOI cancels from Raleigh, NC and New York City

$30

$12

156 CV
3408a-t

3408a-t 33 Legends of Baseball Complete Set of (20) on FDC's,

VF NH, unaddressed, with Fleetwood cachets of encapsulated mint stamp as each cachet. Pristine condition, appropriate FDOI on each cover cv ($70)

$50

Not Sold

157 CV
C10

C10 10 Dark Blue, "Spirit of St. Louis" on FDC,

F-VF, tied to cover with cds "LIttle Falls/JUN18/12:30PM/1927/MINN." Cachet Blue Rubber Stamp mimicking a large dc pmk "OFFICIAL FIRST DAY LINDBERGH AIRMAIL/FROM/LITTLE FALLS/MINNESOTA/COL. LINDBERGH'S/HOME TOWN/JUNE 18, 1927". Mellone C10-7. Two back stamps cds "SAINT PAUL/JUNE 20/10AM/1927/MINN." and "CHICAGO, ILL/JUN21/1230PM/1927/AIRMAIL" and receiving pmk on front cds "NEW YORK/JUN22/930AM/1927/N.Y." Very good condition cv ($40)

$40

$20

158 CV
C18

C18 50 GRAF ZEPP, HORIZONTAL PAIR ON ZEPPELIN FLIGHT/FDC COVER,

F-VF, tied to airmail cover w/Oct. 2, 1933 NY FDOI machine ccl, flown from Friedrichshafen to Miami, FL (Sieger cat. no. 241.C, cv 750 @ $1025). Clean, fresh cover w/all appropriate markings

$1000

Not Sold

159 CV
C112a

C112a 35 Olympics 84 Blk/4 on FDC,

VF, w/Pugh cachet, unaddr, sgnd & numbered (35/42), pristine condition w/insert cv ($90)

$90

Not Sold

160 CV
E18

E18 17 Org Yellow on FDC,

VF-XF & franked w/#905 3 "Win The Way" stamp. Artcraft cachet & typed addr cv ($20)

$20

$6