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October 17, 2018

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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 9/20/18

   
 

COVERS

 

 

189 CV
1b,

1b, 15L13 5 ORG BRN & 1 BRONZE ON BLACK BLOOD'S DESPATCH LOCAL,

#1b three mgns in at L, tied to brownish cover w/circular blue grid ccl. #15L13 w/four mgns, acid tied. Cover also w/blue "5" hs & blue "PHILADELPHIA/PA./27/JUN" cds ccl. Cover addr to "Mr. O.N. Rood/Princeton/N.J." & w/"Paid 5" ms, w/full flap, couple cnr flts, but very nice! Cat($2000)

$2000

$400

190 CV
64b

64b 3 Rose Pink,

Fine-Avg, small flts at T, tied to yellow cvr w/circular grid ccl; cover also w/partially indistinct "...KA.../IND/FE/27/1863" cds ccl. Marked w/ms "Off. Bus." at UL & addr to "Lt. Col. Z.S. Main/Comdg 52nd Ind Vols/Fort Pillow/Tenn." Backstamped "RECEIVED/MAR/1/1863/AT/CAIRO ILL" cds Cat($180)

$100

$20

191 CV
73

73 2 Black (The Black Jack), Civil War Era cover,

tied to cvr by town ccl "Cincinnati/JAN17/O." w/waffle grid killer (pmk in blue). Opened at L by scissor cut and small stns on front. Stamp misperfed w/part of design missing at L and part of neighbor stamp on R. Cvr addr to "MISS SALLIE RAMMELSBERG/282W COURT ST/CITY" and w/an upside down franking; maybe possible sweethearts? Cover circa 1863 to 1866 Cat($75)

$60

$20

192 CV
145

145 1 Ultra on Advertising cover,

F-VF, tied by blue cork ccl to cvr, c/c & cachet "McDonald & Johnson/Blank Book Manufacturers" depicting a LEDGER book and a JOURNAL Book, both in black printing. Inscribed "158 & 160 CLARK STREET,/CHICAGO." under cachet. Neatly addr to Beardstown, Ill. Cover slightly soiled, has some sm stains at btm & from cnr mounts, also pencil notes on back; flap has sm tear, circa 1870-80

$50

$20

193 CV
158

158 3 Green on Advertising cover,

VF, tied to "RACINE THRESHING MACHINE WORKS" overall ad cover w/cds "RACINE/JUL/31/WIS." and HORSESHOE pictorial killer. Left side has scene of what was probably the J.I. Case factory for his threshing machine. Fancy scroll work in white surrounds company name & also has printed "J.I. CASE & CO. PROPR'S. Cover in very good condition through roughly opened at L side which does not interfere with factory scene; circa 1875-82

$100

$60

194 CV
183

183 2 Vermilion,

flty (cover roughly opened at R tearing a small piece out of the stamp), tied by duplex "NEW YORK/DEC9/3:30PM/D/83" ccl to illustrated ad for "GEO.A.LEAVITT&CO./CLINTON HALL, ASTOR PLACE/NEW YORK", an auction house for books, complete libraries, paintings, autographs & coins. Cover in very good condition except for the rough opening

$30

$12

195 CV
185

185 5 Blue on International Cover,

F-VF tied to envelope w/"NEW BRAUNFELS/JUL/24/TEX." cds ccl. Addr to "DRESDEN/GEM. EMP.". Backstamp w/cds receiving ccl "DRESDEN-ALTST/148/80/9-10V" cvr opened neatly at T, is lightly soiled & it is entire. Reverse has a few pencil notes. Scarce usage!

$75

$28

196 CV
206

206 1 Gray Blue,

Fine-Avg, tied to cover w/1883 cds ccl. Cover w/exquisite printed picture of a lady wearing a blue, red & gold high fashion dress & hat, addr to "Mrs. W.A. Sheldon/14 Reservoir St./Worcester/Mass." Full flap on reverse, gorgeous piece!

$75

$34

197 CV
210

210 2 Red Brown on Blue Front-and-Back Advertising Cover,

Fine just clears at btm, tied to cover w/1885 Philadelphia duplex ccl, addr to Annville, PA. Front advert over most of the T is from Henry K. Wampole & Co. Wholesale Drugs and Paints w/address. Back over all advert "THE BEST OF ALL!/WAMPOLE'S/Tonic Expectorant,/FOR COUGHS AND COLDS."

$20

$10

198 CV
279B

279B 2 Red on advertising cover,

VF, tied to cvr w/oval date stamp & 5-bar killer "DETROIT, MICH/MAR3/5:30PM/1900", addr in fancy ink script to "JONAS L. KNOLL, ESQ./LEBANON/PA./107 SO. 4th". The advertising cachet is a large red gear w/slot inscribed "AMERICAN PATENT & INVESTMENT CO./DETROIT,/MICH./PATENTS/SOLD/ON COMMISSION/OBTAINED/AND/PROMOTED." Cover opened at R w/a few pieces of paper missing, but still in very good condition. Receiving cds is "LEBANON, PA./MAR5/7.../1900/...". Also, an offset cds in reverse of a DETROIT, MICH ccl

$50

$22

199 CV
279B

279B 2 Red, Ty IV,

Fine-Avg tied to olive cvr w/Austin, TX 1901 machine ccl w/13-star wavy flag. Texas Land, Tax & General Agency state seal type all over design w/"DE CORDOVA & SONS" in background

$15

$6

200 CV
300

300 1 Blue Grn on Front & Back Advertising Cover,

Avg w/SE at btm, tied to cover w/1907 Nashville, Tenn. machine ccl; LS filled w/info about Carlsbad Manufacturing Co. w/purple straightline hs "ORDER your XMAS goods from US." & addr to Hempstead, TX. Reverse w/all over advert w/lists of items they make & picture of their 5-story building w/horse-drawn wagons & trolley on the streets outside

$25

$10

201 CV
319

319 2 Car on Event Cover,

flty LR cnr torn, tied to cover w/"SAN JOSE/CAL/AUG31 1-AM 07" straight line ccl, addr to "NEW YORK CITY, N.Y." w/SEPT 5, 1907 cds receiving pmk on reverse. Original addr crossed out and forwarding addr in script "JAS.A.CLAYTON/34W SANTA CLARA/SAN JOSE, CA." San Jose receiving pmk dated "SEP 9 430PM 07" (rectiliner type). Cachet is multi-colored pictorial for "ADMISSION DAY CELEBRATION/N.S.G.W SAN JOSE/SEPT. 7th 8th 9th 1907". (N.S.G.W. is for Native Sons of the Golden West). Pictorial of pastoral scene at sunrise w/line of figures (Ca. Bears?) on railroad track. Suitcases nearby marked "NATIVE SON" & "NSGW". Early September is when new members are brought into the N.S.G.W Service organization. Cover opened at R by scissors w/some loss of envelope, but still in excellent condition - an awesome piece!

$75

$30

202 CV
581

581 1 Omaha Nebr. on Advertising Cover,

Avg w/"OMAHA/NEBR." 2-bar pre-ccl. Entire LS advert in red & black "NORTHWESTERN/SCHOOL OF TAXIDERMY/OMAHA, NEBR./TAXIDERMY TAUGHT BY MAIL" & picture of a jaguar on a limb w/moon in background. Rough edges, but nice; circa 1924

$20

$10

203 CV
649-50,

649-50, C8, C10 2 & 5 Aeronautics Conference Issue w/15 Map & 10 Lindbergh Airmail Issues Event Cover,

F-VF, addr in ink (slightly smeared), has pictorial cachet "TWENTY FIFTH ANNIVERSARY/FIRST FLIGHT/MADE BY THE WRIGHT BORS./KITTY HAWK, N.C. DEC. 17, 1903". Stamps tied to cover by lrg cds "KITTY HAWK/DEC/17/1928/N.C." The reverse has picture of the Pitcairn Mailwing Bi-plane w/inset of a plane cockpit with inscription "U.S. MAIL/CAM No. 19" (the New York to Atlanta route). Cover is #10 envelope w/RED & BLUE stripes & "AIR MAIL"; in fair to good condition w/tng & stns and couple tears on edges; also L side is creased from previous storage. This one a cut above the usual anniversary cover.

$25

$6

204 CV
807

807 3 Jefferson Presidential Issue Naval Event Covers (2),

stamps F-VF, one tied to cvr w/cds "U.S.S./MAR/31/1954/DENNIS L. BUCKLEY (DD-808)", second tied to cvr w/cds "U.S.S./MAR31/1954/MISSISSIPPI" marking the Centenary of the Kanagawa Treaty (Perry Convention) when Commodore Perry opened Japan for trade. Cachet applied to reverse (due to placement of addr.) and entitled "RETURN OF THE BLACK SHIPS". One cover had been sealed resulting in part of the cachet appearing inside the cover. Very nice commemoration of a truly historical event

$15

$6

205 CV
944

944 3 Kearny Expedition Issue on Naval Cover for 1947 Operation HighJump,

VF, unaddr, tied to cvr w/cds "U.S.S./FEB/1/1947/P.M./MOUNT OLYMPUS" & cacheted w/OPERATION HIGHJUMP logo. The U.S.S. Mount Olympus was the flagship of Task Force Sixty-Eight and on FEB 1st was anchored in the Bay of Whales having moored on JAN 22, 1947 and departed on FEB 6, 1947. Fine piece for naval cover & polar collector

$20

$6

206 CV
C10

C10 10 Lindbergh Air Mail Issue on Amelia Earhart Event Cover,

F-VF, addr typed on Red Striped Air Mail envelope w/red Statue of Liberty cachet captioned "THE FIRST WOMAN/TO CROSS THE/ATLANTIC". Corner card states "JULY 6, 1928/NEW YORK WELCOMES/AMELIA EARHART/"MISS LINDY". Stamp tied to cover w/duplex "NEW YORK, N.Y./JUL6/HUDSON TERM. STA./1928". Reverse has receiving pmk cds "WASHINGTON, D.C. 13/JULY7/1928" (addr was to Washington). On July 6, 1928 New York City held a ticker type parade for Wilmer Stulz, Louis Gordon and Amelia Earhart to celebrate the June 17-18, 1928 trans-Atlantic flight making Earhart first woman to cross the Atlantic by air. Great aviation and historical cover!

$150

$100

207 CV
C10

C10 10 Dark Blue, Spirit of St. Louis Issue Event Cover,

VF, script addr to Nelson, NEBR; pmk is cds "HOUSTON, TEXAS/JUN26/1928" w/AIR-MAIL/SAVES TIME" pictorial (biplane) killer, reverse has cds "KANSAS CITY, MO./JUN27/AIR-MAIL/1928" duplex ccl, envelope is covered w/"KICKING DONKEY" pictorial stamp & "HE'S IN HOUSTON" caption - (22) blue green & (1) violet; June 26, 1928 was the opening day for the Democratic National Convention where Al Smith was nominated for President. Since Smith stayed in New York, we believe "He's in Houston" refers to the appearance of Woodrow Wilson. Envelope in good condition w/several small creases in the middle and tiny bit of machine ink residue. Great political collateral

$75

$16

208 CV
C23

C23 6 Dark Blue & Car on 1938 National Airmail Week Cover from FDR Collection,

F-VF, addr to "PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT/WASHINGTON, D.C."; stamp tied to cover w/cds "ARKANSAS CITY/430PM/MAY/10/1938/ARK." Corner card is "VERNA C. PAYNE, POSTMASTER/ARKANSAS CITY, ARKANSAS." Cachet is rubber stamp in violet about Arkansas City, also on front is large Red/Blue arrow airmail etiquette stating "THIS LETTER/SENT BY/AIRMAIL//FOR SPEED/REPLY BY/AIRMAIL." Reverse has large handstamp in violet for Monticello, Ark. and their famous tomatoes. Also has red H.R. Harmer Inc FDR collection authentication stamps. Cover opened at top w/minor creases and a top to btm fold on L side. A very nice cover for the National Air Week event

$25

$6

209 CV
C24

C24 30 Dull Blue on censored cover,

F-VF, addr typed, tied to cvr w/duplex pmk "NEW YORK/JUL 23/730 PM/1940/STA." Receiving stamp on reverse" is dc "CURACAO/26.7.40/WILLEMSTAD" and has seal on LS "POSTCENSUUR/(coat of arm)/CURACAO". While not inspected yet in the U.S., Netherlands had been invaded by Germany in May, 1940. Cover is a bit "messy", opened at the btm w/some paper loss, gum tng on reverse and number addition on front. Still, an interesting item for WWII history.

$20

$6

210 CV
C25//UC30

C25//UC30 Accumulation of Army Post Service Covers (12) from 1942 to 1959,

four w/stamps (C25, C41) F-VF, (6) stamped envelopes (UC5, 14, 17, 30) and (1) Department of the Army penalty envelope; two have censor stamps; very interesting group

$35

$12

211 CV
J99

J99 50 1959 Postage Due on Treasury Department, Bureau of Customs, Official Business envelope,

F-VF, used, no date, but presumably after 1968 possibly through 1976. No other instructions given or duty amount

$20

$4

212 CV
U277

U277 2 Brown, Postal Envelope Entire,

XF w/"MANHEIM/P.A./OCT/31" cds ccl & purple cornercard advertising hs for "H.A. BEALOR & CO./MANUFACTURERS OF/ALL KINDS OF CIGARS/MANHEIM, PA." to Boston w/"NOV 1 87/C/9 PM" circular receiving bs. Minor edge faults, but nice cover

$10

$4

213 CV
UY11r

UY11r 2 Red Reply Card detached,

VF, used, pmk cds "CHICAGO/DEC27/1956/ILL." w/text "BUY US BOND" killer message is about "Chicago Philatelic Society" Cat($20)

$20

$4