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December 11, 2019

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Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 11/12/19

   
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

 

 

149 CV
557

557 5 Blue, Blk/4 on FDC,

VF, tied to FDC w/"WASHINGTON/D.C./OCT27/6 30PM/1922" duplex FDOI ccl w/blue "Post Office Department,/Philatelic Stamp Agency,/Division of Stamps,/Washington, D.C." hs at UL w/ms addr Cat($175)

$175

$34

150 CV
564

564 12 Deep Brown Violet on FDC,

F-VF, w/Wash., D.C. FDOI duplex ccl, stn in center of cvr & w/blue Post Office hs at UL, as in #557 FDC above Cat($185)

$150

$30

151 CV
649-50

649-50 2 & 5 Int'l Civil Aeronautics Conf. on FDC,

F-VF & Fine-Avg, uncacheted w/green FDOI ccls, hs addr Cat($15)

$15

$6

152 CV
775

775 3 Michigan Centenary Issue on FDC,

VF, typed addr, tied to cvr w/cds pmk "LANSING/NOV1/9-AM/1935/MICH." & 7 wavy line killer, WM Grandy cachet (Malone 775-4), cover clean, couple sm bends, residual hinge marks on flap at T, flap sealed but has enclosure that appears to be ad related. Overall, very good condition. This is Grandy's 4th FDC Cat($60)

$60

$18

153 CV
776

776 3 Texas Centennial Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, 1st Pabst Engraving Multi-color (Mellone #776-68d), stamp tied to cvr w/cds pmk "SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS1/MAR 2/4-PM/1936" & 7-wavy line killer. Very good condition, w/gum tng on reverse, also hinge marks on the back Cat($50)

$75

$22

154 CV
777

777 3 Rhode Island Tercentenary Issue Pair on FDC,

VF, neatly typed addr, cachet 1st Taylor, Warren & Kennard Harwell Jr. (Mellone #777-7a), airmail envelope w/6 paying the airmail note, but auxiliary markings, excellent condition w/minor overall tng, npi spot on front, hinge marks on back Cat($30)

$40

$12

155 CV
782

782 3 Arkansas Centennial Issue on FDC,

F-VF, ink script addr, Ioor reddish lilac & black cachet (Mellone #782-5a), condition excellent, (very) minor edge tng, UL cnr has tiny cr and "MASCHE" block printed on flap Cat($13)

$13

$4

156 CV
784

784 3 Susan B. Anthony Issue on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, F.R. Rice cachet gold & purple on plain envelope, tied to cvr w/lrg cds pmk "WASHINGTON D.C./AUG/26/9AM/1936/BENJAMIN FRANKLIN STA." Condition has several tone spots on front, slight bend at R, hinge marks on reverse along w/two scraps of paper stuck down as in ad notes (Mell. #784-7) Cat($45)

$30

$8

157 CV
795

795 3 Ordinance of 1787 Issue on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, yellow/red/green premium cachet by Torkel Gundel w/Marietta Ohio FDOI ccl. Condition is very good w/couple small npi's on front, slight overall tng on reverse and a gum "splotch" on & under tip of the flap. Gundel's return addr is stamped on flap as well. Interesting cover printed from wood cuts (Mell. #795-46) Cat($63)

$60

$20

158 CV
796

796 5 Virginia Dare Issue on unofficial FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, W.M. Grandy cachet by scarce "DARE, VA" ccl (Mellone 796-11a), condition very good, clean, very minor cnr wear, and small surface tear under flap Cat($44)

$60

$20

159 CV
798

798 3 Constitution Sesquicentennial on FDC,

F-VF, addr typewritten, F.R. Rice cachet (Mellone #798-49), Philadelphia, PA FDOI ccl Cat($27)

$25

$8

160 CV
806,

806, 807var 2 & 3 Prexy Issues, Electric Eye & Experimental sgls on FDC,

F-VF, w/mgn selv, both tied w/Wash., D.C., Apr 5, 1939 FDOI ccl. Lilac Washington Stamp Exchange cachet (Mell. #806/7-58a), unaddr Cat($20)

$20

$8

161 CV
835

835 3 Constitution Tercentenary on FDC,

F-VF, w/purple & brown W.M. Grandy cachet (Mell. #835-32a) Cat($25)

$25

$10

162 CV
836

836 3 Swedes and Finns on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/W.G. Crosby photo cachet (Mellone 836-79), Wilmington, Delaware FDOI ccl, in very good to excellent condition w/slight tng and a few stray ccl ink mark front and back Cat($150)

$150

$42

163 CV
837

837 3 Northwest Sesquicentennial on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, F.R. Rice gold & violet cachet (Mell. 837-25), condition is excellent w/minor ccr UL Cat($45)

$45

$8

164 CV
838

838 3 Iowa Centennial on FDC,

VF, typed addr, H. Ioor cachet (Mell. 838-23), lilac border & turqouise-grn center, excellent condition w/short pressed out crease at the top Cat($15)

$15

$4

165 CV
852

852 3 Golden Gate International Exposition on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, first cachet of Golden Gate International official cachet-daylight scene, condition is excellent w/very minor tng on top edge and a crease along the top from the stuffer. Also, hinge marks on flap Cat($25)

$25

$8

166 CV
853

853 3 New York World's Fair on FDC,

VF, typed addr, w/W.M. Grandy cachet (Mell. 853-37), New York, N.Y. FDOI ccl, very good to excellent condition, not quite "clean" & w/a cpl minor creases Cat($80)

$60

$20

167 CV
854

854 3 Washington Inauguration on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, H. Ioor cachet, reddish-violet & black, (Mell. 854-426), in excellent condition w/very, very minor gum tng & slight cnr wear. New York, N.Y. FDOI ccl, stamp w/LL cnr tr Cat($17)

$12

$4

168 CV
855

855 3 BASEBALL CENTENNIAL ON FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, w/first Baltimore Orioles cachet, black on org envelope (Mell. 855-3a), tied to cvr w/rare cds pmk "COOPERSTOWN/JUN12/9-AM/1939/N.Y." condition is excellent to pristine. Nice cover Cat($250)

$250

$110

169 CV
855

855 3 Baseball on FDC,

F-VF w/gold and lilac Rice cachet (Mell. #855-75) w/neatly typed addr Cat($50)

$50

$20

170 CV
856

856 3 Panama Canal on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, unlisted Crosby photo cachet of map in green w/"PACIFIC-ATLANTIC" at top instead of the listed titles. Photo depicts U.S.S. Richmond. Condition is good w/edges and corners still neat, but has overall tng to cvr, gum tng on reverse and some staining on front. Also envelope must have been stuck down at one time and has a thinned area on reverse. Ink notation at LR cnr. Tied to cvr w/"U.S.S. CHARLESTON" FDOI ccl. Listed Crosby cachets have catalog value of $180

$120

$36

171 CV
857

857 3 Printing Tercentenary on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, w/Grimsland purple cachet (Mell 857-12), condition is excellent, cds "NEW YORK, N.Y." FDOI pmk Cat($30)

$30

$10

172 CV
858

858 3 50th Anniversary of Statehood of North Dakota FDC, Horz Pair,

neat typed addr, Linprint cachet, Nov 2, 1939 FDOI ccl, cvr in excellent condition, has minor "stain" on front

$16

$6

173 CV
858

858 3 50th Anniversary of Statehood of South Dakota FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr, cachet maker unknown (Mell. 858-27), condition excellent w/cpl small marks front and back, Nov. 2, 1939 FDOI

$30

$10

174 CV
904

904 3 Kentucky Statehood on FDC,

VF, typed addr, House of Farnam cachet (Mell 904-4), tied by Frankfort, KY FDOI ccl. Condition is excellent w/tiny ccr LR Cat($15)

$15

$4

175 CV
907

907 2 United Nations Pair on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, cachet combination of typed "UNITED NATIONS/FIRST DAY OF ISSUE" w/U.S. 48 star flag printed and text "LONG MAY IT WAVE". Designer unknown. Condition is very good; some overall tng, gum tng on reverse and slight wear on edges and corners. Tied by WASHINGTON D.C. FDOI ccl Cat($6)

$6

$2

176 CV
908

908 1 Four Freedoms Stp/3 on FDC,

F-VF, typed addr, House of Farnam cachet in green, Washington, D.C. FDOI ccl, condition is very good, edges and corners w/little wear, reverse has offset ccl marks and embossed text "MISS BELL'S STAMP COUNTER". Cat($10)

$10

$4

177 CV
909-21

909-21 5 Overrun Countries Issue, Complete Set/13 FDC's,

F-VF, all addr (same person) & all but one typed, all ArtCraft cachets; France issue uprated w/#899 and sent airmail. Eastern Air Lines "AIR MAIL" protocol label at btm on front. Nice group of covers. Very good to excellent condition, a few slight bends from mounting & Poland cvr LR cnr crease; most edges and corners still sharp. All covers hinged to black paper in sheet protectors Cat($54)

$50

$18

178 CV
909-20

909-20 5 Overrun Countries Issues (12) on FDC,

F-VF to XF, uncacheted, all of the 1943 stamps present w/FDOI ccl for #920 on red & blue airmail cover, pencil addr Cat($65)

$35

$12

179 CV
922

922 3 Railroad Issue on (3) FDC's, each w/a different city pmk,

F-VF, (2) unaddr & (1) ink script addr, incls San Francisco, Calif FDOI pmk on cvr w/House of Farnam cachet (Mell 922-15), Ogden, Utah FDOI ccl on cvr w/Crosby photo cachet (Mell 922-35) and Omaha NEBR. FDOI ccl on uncacheted envelope w/pr #922 franking. Condition is very good, lgt soiling on cvrs, corners and edges show very little wear. Nice group of all official first day cities Cat($125)

$125

$42

180 CV
934

934 3 Army on FDC,

VF, on pink FDC w/red & blue Poppenger cachet (Mell. #934-76), neat typed addr Cat($33)

$33

$14

181 CV
934

934 3 Army, Blk/4 on FDC,

F-VF, w/blue & red Cachet Craft cachet (Mell. #934-12) w/neat ms addr. Cachet depicts Remagen Bridge & the Great Seal of the United States Cat($18)

$18

$8

182 CV
935

935 3 Navy on FDC,

F-VF, w/red & blue L.W. Staehle cachet (Mell. #935-9), erased addr Cat($16)

$16

$6

183 CV
940

940 3 Veterans Emblem on FDC w/#929, 934-6 & 939 combination,

VF combined w/stamps for all (5) branches of the military (Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard & Merchant Marines) w/Artcraft cachet, unaddr Cat($40)

$40

$20

184 CV
945

945 3 Thomas A. Edison on FDC,

VF, addr, w/first cachet (one time) of GE Lamp Department designed by House of Farnam, Milan, OH FDOI ccl, condition w/sm crs's and slight gum tng. Includes letter from GE cachet Mellone 945-54 Cat($25)

$25

$10

185 CV
949

949 3 Doctors Issue on FDC,

F-VF, w/multi-colored Cachet Craft (by L.W. Staehle) cachet (Mell. #949-26), neat typed addr Cat($20)

$20

$8

186 CV
979

979 3 American Turners Society on FDC,

VF, w/Kolor Kover cachet (Mell. #979-1), unaddr (premium). A club for keeping people mentally and physically active Cat($8)

$10

$4

187 CV
1011

1011 3 Mt. Rushmore, Horz Pair on FDC,

XF, w/red 1st Western Air Lines hs cachet (Mell. #1011-A), small purple hs addr Cat($15)

$15

$6

188 CV
1037

1037 4 Hermitage, Vert Pair on FDC,

VF, w/multi-colored Fluegel cachet (Mell. #1037-20), unaddr Cat($17)

$17

$6

189 CV
1063

1063 3 Lewis & Clark Exposition on FDC,

XF, w/bister brown thermographic printed 1st Sioux City, IA official cachet (Mell. #1063-22), neat typed addr, w/contents, opened roughly at L Cat($10)

$8

$2

190 CV
1144

1144 4 Patrick Henry Credo, Vert Pair on FDC,

F-VF, w/multi-colored Fluegel cachet (Mell. #1144-14), unaddr Cat($10)

$10

$4

191 CV
U.S.

U.S. 1157 & Mexico 910 4 & 30c Mexico Independence Tercentenary Joint Issues on FDC,

VF, tied w/Los Angeles, CA FDOI ccl; Artcraft cachet, unaddr. This was the U.S.'s second joint stamp issue w/another country Cat($25)

$25

$12

192 CV
1690

1690 13 Benjamin Franklin Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/ODDITY cachet (Tom Geiger Designer), in good condition w/stn LL (and on reverse) & slight pmk offset on flap

$10

$2

193 CV
2196

2196 $5.00 Copper Red, Bret Harte Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, full front premium HAM hand-painted cachet, sgnd (both HAM & McClendon, numbered 53/229, w/TWAIN HARTE, CA FDOI pmk, pristine condition, nice cvr! Cat($165)

$165

$70

194 CV
2482

2482 $2 Bobcat on FDC,

XF, w/Custom Creations all over cachet, thermographic printing, handpainted by artist David Peterman, #32/74, unaddr

$20

$8

195 CV
2517

2517 (29) Tulip on FDC,

VF, w/handpainted cachet of tulips in Holland w/Dutch windmills sba R.C. DeSpain, numbered 3/50, unaddr

$12

$4

196 CV
C18

C18 50 Graf Zepp on Zepp Flight/FDC Cover,

F-VF, tied to cover w/NY FDOI machine ccl; Friedrichshafen to Pernambuco, Brazil flight (Sieger no. 241.B, cv 600. @$665.). Cover w/rectangular "VIA/AIR MAIL" label showing a biplane; (2) small trs at btm, o/w nice & clean w/all appropriate markings

$650

$220

197 CV
C23

C23 6 Dark Blue & Car on FDC,

XF, w/St. Petersburg, FL FDOI ccl; red & blue Washington Stamp Exchange cachet (Mell. #C23-15b) & neat typed addr Cat($22)

$22

$8

198 CV
C58

C58 15 Statue of Liberty, Vert Pair on FDC,

VF, w/multi-colored Fluegel cachet (Mell. #C58-6), unaddr Cat($18)

$18

$6

199 CV
C76

C76 10 Moon Landing on FD postcard,

VF-XF, on NASA postcard (Mell. #C76-176), unaddr, depicts astronauts Aldrin, Armstrong & Collins in gear Cat($15)

$15

$6

200 CV
CE1

CE1 16 Dark Blue on FDC,

F-VF, w/orange & violet C.S. Anderson cachet (Mell. #CE1-24) w/lgt pencil addr & couple pinholes Cat($35)

$30

$12

201 CV
CE1

CE1 16 Dark Blue Airmail Special Delivery Issue on FDC,

F-VF, very neat script addr, uncacheted, tied to cvr by cds pmk "CHICAGO, ILL./AUG/30/10AM/1934/AMERICAN AIR MAIL SOCIETY CONVENTION STA." Air Mail border by Roessler, imprint on reverse reads "COPYRIGHTED BY A.C. ROESSLER, EAST ORANGE, N.J." Condition is fair, cvr heavily tnd, has heavy gum tng and couple dark tnd spots. Edges and corners in good condition Cat($25)

$20

$4