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February 21, 2018

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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Winning Bid 2/23/18

   
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

 

 

213 CV
654

654 2¢ Electric Light Issue on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr, no cachet, pmk is cds "MENLO PARK/JUN 5/1929/N.J." w/wavy line killer, generally clean & has ink offset at UL, pnb Cat($10)

$8

$14

214 CV
799

799 3¢ Violet Hawaii Territorial Issue on FDC,

F-VF, typewritten addr, pmk "WASHINGTON/OCT/19/1937/D.C." cds, cachet by Ralph Dyer/WSE in purple (Mell. #799-42)

$8

$12

215 CV
836

836 3¢ Swedes & Finns Issue on FDC,

VF, neat typed addr, w/H. Ioor cachet (Mell. #836-47a.1), cvr in excellent condition w/very minor cnr wear, almost pristine Cat($15)

$15

$12

216 CV
854

854 3¢ Washington Inauguration Issue FDC,

F-VF, printed ink addr (appears to be over an erased typed addr); has rubber stamp cachet depicting the USA w/the cities of Washington, New York & Chicago and inscribed "FIRST DAY/COVER." Pmk is cds w/wavy line killer (7) "WORLD'S FAIR STA., N.Y./APR 30/1939". (official FDOI ccl was NEW YORK, N.Y.) Cat($17)

$40

$40

217 CV
857

857 3¢ Printing Tercentenary Issue on FDC,

F-VF, hand-written addr in pencil, w/J.W. Clifford cachet in blue & red, FDOI ccl "NEW YORK/SEP 25/1939/N.Y." Return addr on reverse "FULTON STAMP COMPANY/164 EAST 86th ST./NEW YORK, 28, N.Y." Some gum tng on the cvr Cat($30)

$30

$16

218 CV
899-901

899-901 1¢-3¢ Defense Issue on FDC (3),

F-VF, neat typed addrs, w/W.M. Grandy cachets of Flag, Militia-Man & Uncle Sam w/red or blue text, Mellone no's 899-40, 900-39 & 900-41; generally clean. 1¢ has minor offset on reverse, 2 ¢edges & corners are in good condition & 3¢ has minor creasing from stuffer Cat($22)

$22

$40

219 CV
909-21

909-21 5¢ Overrun Countries Issues (13), each on separate FDC's,

VF, each w/Crosby photocachet, neat typed addr, some w/minor tng from insert, (4) have unlisted cachets Cat($480)

$425

$90

220 CV
925

925 3¢ Philippines Issue on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr, has W.M. Grandy cachet (Mell. #925-2) of flags & blue text, Washington DC cds FDOI ccl; cvr clean, minor wrinkle on front at LR edge. Receiving pmk on reverse w/(6) bar killer wrapping around to front Cat($27)

$22

$22

221 CV
940

940 3¢ "Honoring Those Who Have Served" Issue on FDC,

XF w/Capt. Crosby olive-gold photocachet (Mell. #940-44), unaddr (scarce), clean & fresh! Cat($88)

$85

$55

222 CV
949

949 3¢ Doctors Issue on FDC,

(Mell. #949-2) VF, neat typed addr, has ArtCraft cachet & Atlantic City 1947 cds FDOI ccl, clean cvr Cat($10)

$10

$4

223 CV
1345-54

1345-54 6¢ Historic Flags Issue on FDC, Set of 10,

VF, unaddr, w/Pittsburgh, PA FDOI ccl, all w/matching cachets of American Eagle w/13 star flag & 50 star flag, cachet unattributed and not listed in Mellone's. Covers very clean, nearly pristine, have tnd gum on flap & very minor ink offset tiny spots

$40

$60

224 CV
1360

1360 6¢ Cherokee Strip on FDC,

VF-XF on 1st Ponca City Chamber of Commerce cachet (Mell. #1360-20), unaddr, clean & fresh

$15

$16

225 CV
1435a

1435a 8¢ U.S. Space Achievements FDC w/se-tenant pair,

F-VF, unaddr w/front & back overall cachet of a topo/air naviation chart & signatures of Charles "Pete" Conrad and Alan Bean (Apollo 12 Landing Team) that are autopen; pmk is cds "KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/AUG 2/1971" FDOI four-bar killer. Cover made by NASA Manned Spacecraft Center Stamp Club from Apollo Mission Tracking Charts. Great space topical collateral as well as a neat FDC

$25

$38

226 CV
1527

1527 10 Expo '74 World's Fair Issue FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/Smith-Jackson cachet & Spokane WA FDOI pmk

$8

$8

227 CV
1686-9

1686-9 13¢-31¢ Bicentennial S/S's of 5, Set/4 on FDC's,

VF, each S/S on separate lgt blue cvr, uncacheted & unaddr. Each FDC also accompanied by a lrg colorful page w/historical facts & artist's biography Cat($30)

$20

$38

228 CV
2048//85,

2048//85, C101-12 Collection of (24) FDC's commemorating 1984 Winter & Summer Olympics,

VF, unaddr, w/Franklin Mint cachets (official Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee FDC limited edition), Artwork by Cusano, Woodend, Hoover, Knight, Barnett and Peitz. Covers are premium 8" x 4½" envelopes in excellent condition, stored in a purpose-built box marked as an official product of the L.A. Olympic Committee and has the Franklin Mint Certificate of Authenticity Cat($70)

$42

$30

229 CV
2286//2335

2286//2335 22¢ 1987 American Wildlife Issue FDC's,

VF, unaddr, w/premier HAM hand-painted cachets, short set (20 of 25); missing 2288, 89, 91, 98, 2308, 09, 12, 21, 24 & 27 (two stamps/cvr); all w/appropriate CAPEX FDOI pmk or National Park US 1st Day or both. Cachets are overall front designs, sgnd & numbered on reverse; not a matched set, and nevertheless beautiful covers for an important issue by the USPS Cat($330)

$200

$60

230 CV
2375a

2375a 22¢ Cats Blk/4 Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/cachet by RW Cachets & stamped "DOMESTIC CATS" on front, front pristine, reverse has ink offset & pencil note. New York FDOI Cat($12)

$10

$6

231 CV
2375a

2375a 22¢ Cats Blk/4 Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/cachet by Marg depicting the same cats as on stamps, FDOI ccl New York, NY, pristine cvr Cat($12)

$10

$8

232 CV
2496-500

2496-500 25¢ Olympians Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, full front cachet by Nancy Ladd (cachet #19) of cats doing sports, sgnd & numbered (3/80) on reverse; very minor ccr at UR; otherwise pristine. Minneapolis FDOI ccl Cat($5)

$30

$6

233 CV
2540

2540 $2.90 Eagle & Olympic Rings Pl no. Blk/4 A1111-1 on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/Fleetwood cachet (reduced to accomodate the block), San Diego, CA FDOI ccl (difficult to read), cvr in pristine condition Cat($100)

$100

$40

234 CV
2541

2541 $9.95 Eagle & Olympic Rings Pl no. Blk/4 on FDC,

VF, Pl no. A1111-1, unaddr, w/Fleetwood cachet (reduced in size), Sacramento, CA FDOI ccl, cover in pristine condition Cat($200)

$200

$110

235 CV
2542

2542 $14 Eagle & Olympic Rings Pl no. Blk/4 on FDC,

VF, unaddr, Pl no. A1111-1, w/Fleetwood cachet (reduced); Hunt Valley, MD FDOI ccl; cover in pristine condition Cat($300)

$300

$175

236 CV
2545-49a

2545-49a 29¢ Fishing Flies Issue on FDC's (6),

VF, all unaddr, w/Fleetwood cachets (art by Don Balke), all have appropriate FDOI ccl; cvrs in superb condition

$20

$22

237 CV
2721

2721 29¢ Elvis Presley Issue FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/o cachet, pmk dc "PORTLAND, OREGON/JAN/8/1993/97208" w/"City of Roses" pictorial killer; small tone spot LL on front

$10

$12

238 CV
2872-74

2872-74 29¢ 1994 Christmas Issue (3) on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/full front hand-colored cachet by Shirley Corp (cachet #134); sgnd & numbered (14/25) on reverse, envelope is separating at folds on reverse (aged gum) & otherwise excellent condition

$25

$8

239 CV
2887

2887 G Rate (32¢) Self-Adhesive Flag Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/hand-colored cachet by Shirley Corp (cachet #144) of cats playing w/self-adhesive stamps; sgnd and numbered (22/25) on reverse; Washington FDOI ccl, cover clean, has a little tng from gum and flaps on reverse are separating from the aged gum. Very cute & interesting cvr for a definitive stamp

$20

$10

240 CV
3190b

3190b 33¢ 1980's Celebrate The Century "Cats" Broadway Show on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/cachet by Nancy Ladd (Cachet #104), sgnd & numbered (27/57) on reverse; pnb otherwise pristine. Titusville, FL FDOI ccl

$16

$20

241 CV
C12

C12 5¢ Violet, Winged Globe Issue on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr (possibly French Script?), cover very clean w/npi on back flap. Pmk is "WASHINGTON D.C. 13/FEB 10/1930 Cat($14)

$14

$16

242 CV
C17

C17 6¢ Winged Globe on FDC,

Fine w/U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION/SEP/26/A.M./1932/WASHINGTON/D.C." FDOI ccl & greenish blue rubberstamp cachet of "Old Ironsides" by Fairway (Mell. #C17-21var) w/different red & blue airmail border "NAVAL CANCELLATION/VIA AIRMAIL" w/stars; neat typed addr, clean nice cover Cat($60)

$50

$36

243 CV
C20

C20 25¢ Trans-Pacific on FDC,

VF-XF w/red & blue Linprint cachet (Mell #C20-30) w/San Francisco FDOI ccl, neat typed addr Cat($45)

$45

$55

244 CV
C20

C20 25¢ Trans-Pacific Airmail on FDC,

VF-XF, tied to red & blue diamond airmail cover w/San Francisco FDOI ccl, intricate red & blue Top Notch cachet (Mell. #C20-32a), neat blue typed addr, clean & fresh Cat($50)

$50

$28

245 CV
C21-22

C21-22 20¢ & 50¢ Trans-Pacific Issues on (2) FDC's,

VF-XF & F-VF, each w/blue & red H. Ioor cachet (Mell. #C21-6a & C22-6a), neat typed addrs Cat($105)

$105

$115

246 CV
C23

C23 6¢ Eagle, Blk/4 w/FDC,

VF, unaddr, Crosby photo cachet of ORVILLE WRIGHT, pmk is cds "SAINT PETERSBURG, FLA./MAY/14/1938/AMER. AIR MAIL SOCIETY CONV. STA" w/four bar killer. Reverse has gum tng and lgt pnb but overall very clean, superb cover. Cachet is Mellone #C23-45 Cat($300)

$300

$260

247 CV
C23

C23 6¢ Eagle, FDC's (2),

F-VF, (1) unaddr & (1) neat typed addr, has Crosby photo cachets Mellone C23-43a w/red & dark green raised printing and Mellone C23-43b w/red raised printing & w/o flags. Very lgt gum tng on reverse & lgt pencil notes. C23-43a is pmk cds "SAINT PETERSBURG/MAY 14/1938/FLA." w/"AMERICAN AIR MAIL SOCIETY/CONVENTION STATION" text killer. C23-43b pmk is lrg cds "WASHINGTON D.C./MAY/15/1938/BENJAMIN FRANKLIN STA." and has blue hand-stamped National Air Mail Week logo Cat($270)

$250

$180

248 CV
C23

C23 6¢ Dark Blue & Car on FDC,

VF, neatly typed addr, w/o cachet, pmk is "SAINT PETERSBURG/MAY 14/1938/FLA." with "AMERICAN AIR MAIL SOCIETY/CONVENTION STATION" text killer. Cover is very clean, w/minimum gum tng, slightly smudged cds & sm st LR on the front Cat($17)

$10

$8

249 CV
C25a

C25a 6¢ CAR, BKLT ISSUE, SET OF (8) FDC's,

F-VF, mix of sgl (1), pair (1) & pane/3 (6) on FDC's w/Crosby photo cachets; (4) addr & (4) unaddr; this is short set - (11) cachets have been recorded; these are Mellone #'s C25a-11, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20 & 21. Overall exceptional covers w/very minor gum tng & lgt pencil notes on reverse; a really great set to fill in or start your airmail or Crosby cover collection Cat($2100)

$1750

$280

250 CV
E20

E20 20¢ Deep Blue on FDC,

VF & franked w/3¢ #1035, colorful Fleugel cachet, unaddr & Clean, fresh cover! Cat($30)

$30

$36