Auction Closes
December 11, 2019

15% Buyers Commission added to all lots.


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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 11/12/19

   
 

COVERS

 

 

138 CV
Pres.

Pres. Herbert Hoover Inauguration cover,

franked w/#651 T mgn blk/4, Pl no. F19727, F-VF, tied to cover w/"WASHINGTON/D.C./MAR4/830 PM/1929" duplex ccls. In the same handwriting as the addressing is written in the UR selv of the stamps "Inauguration Day/of Herbert Hoover/March 4,1929". Small "ROBERT HEEN" bs. Very clean, nice & quite scarce! Cat($250)

$250

$50

139 CV
Pres.

Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt's 2nd Term Inauguration cover,

franked w/#735 1 Army blk/4, F-VF w/(2) Wash. DC Jan. 20, 1937 duplex ccls. Navy blue and black cachet at L. The cachet's underprinting reads "Cachet sponsored by Bloch R.C.D.No.142", which may identify this cachet as being from the Royal Canadian Dragoons. Clean & fresh w/neat typed addr. Nobel cat. #FDR-II-5 Cat($225)

$225

$44

140 CV
806,

806, 923, 925, J82 & J83 3 & 5 Postage Due on Post Office Department Registered Cover,

F-VF, 40 in postage ccld w/dbl oval marks, reverse has (2) dc cds pmks "WASHINGTON, D.C./OCT/19/1944/REG.SEC." and a sgl "dc cds pmk" HOUSTON, TEX./OCT/28/1944/REGISTERED". Front c/c "POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT/THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL/DIVISION OF STAMPS/PHILATELIC AGENCY/WASHINGTON 25, D.C./OFFICIAL BUSINESS/PLEASE DO NOT BEND". Two hand stamps on front "REGISTERED" & POSTAGE DUE 8 CENTS. A curious and humorous item for the auxiliary markings collector. Large envelope w/creases on R side and slightly "dirty"

$10

$2

141 CV
807

807 3 Lgt Violet on 1949 Event Cover,

F-VF, typed addr, tied to cvr w/cds pmk "BIG SPRING, TEX./OCT5/9-PM/1949." Corner card has typed "RAY A ALBAUGH/BIG SPRING CENTENNIAL ASSOCIATION/P.O. Box 1391/BIG SPRING, TEXAS." Official pictorial cachet for "BIG SPRING/1849/OCTOBER 2-8/1949" w/the Big Spring, Longhorn, cotton and other commercial sympbols. Cover inscribed on front at btm "FEATURING THE CENTURAMA" OCTOBER 2-8, 1949/"WEST TEXAS' GREATEST SPECTACLE IN ONE HUNDRED YEARS". Good condition though roughly opened at L, content is a share certificate for "1" SHARE OF THE "BIG SPRING CENTENNIAL ASSOCIATION". Interesting Texas history

$10

$2

142 CV
995

995 3 Boy Scout Issue on event postcard,

VF, script addr, w/a special purple rubber stamp cachet by USPO, Santa Fe Railway and the Boy Scouts honoring Cub Scouts in their study of "The Mail Goes Through". Stamp tied to card by cds pmk "HOUSTON TEX. TERM./4-PM/SEP27/1950/R.P.O." Reverse has pictorials and printed message from Houston Postmaster Granville Elder. Nice scouting, train, RPO & Santa Fe R.R. collateral material

$10

$2

143 CV
Pres.

Pres. John F. Kennedy "Assassination Day" cover,

franked w/#1239 5 Red Cross UL PB/4 w/Artcraft cachet for JFK's inauguration; unaddr Cat($70)

$70

$14

144 CV
UX117

UX117 14 Stars & Stripes Postal Cards (10), 2nd Day ccl at National Parks,

VF, each has different pictorial ccl pertinent to park w/"NATIONAL PARK STATION/JUN/15/1987" and park name Cat($10)

$10

$2

145 -
Goodyear-Zeppelin

Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp. Airship Dock & Zeppelin on 1936 PPC,

franked w/#632 1 Franklin stamp mailed from Akron, OH to Texarkana, TX. Excellent condition and depicts an airship flying above the hangar

$15

$6

146 -
Indian

Indian Territory Picture Postcard,

franked w/#300 w/"LINSDAY/IND.T./OCT/10/9AM/1902" duplex ccl. Picture shows (4) tepees on a plain w/(2) Assiniboine Indian women. Titled "Eventide on the Fort Belknap Reservation."

$20

$10

147 CV
C10

C10 10 "Spirit of St. Louis" on Indian Cycle Agency front and back advertising cover,

F-VF, w/SE at btm, tied to cvr w/"MILWAUKEE/WIS./2/JUL 31/7 PM/1928" machine ccl. This was the last day of the 10 airmail rate. This was one of (388) covers carried on an Indian motorcycle from Green Bay, WI to Milwaukee (via Oshkosh) to make it onto an airplane to be carried by airmail on the last day. Cover w/Indian cycle at LL & large cycle on reverse. A very fancy and busy cvr for this special event; individually serial numbered

$75

$30

148 CV
C19

C19 6 Winged Globe on 2nd Day Cover,

F-VF, w/Wash., D.C. 2nd day ccl (very few FDC's exist for June 30, w/cv's of $600-$1,700 each) w/red & blue Washington Stamp Exchange cachet (Mell. #C19-6) & sm hs addr, clean & fresh Cat($50)

$50

$22