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August 7, 2019

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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 7/22/19

   
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

 

 

179 CV
553,

553, U481 1 Harding on 1 G. Washington Postal Envelope, Die I,

VF-XF, w/Washington, D.C. FDOI ccl for both, uncacheted, clean & fresh

$100

$30

180 CV
557

557 5 Dark Blue on FDC,

XF, uncacheted w/Wash., DC FDOI ccl w/blue "Post Office Department,/Philatelic Stamp Agency./Division of Stamps,/Washington, D.C." HS at UL & ms addr Cat($135)

$135

$40

181 CV
564var

564var 12 BROWN VIOLET, DOUBLE TRANSFER VARIETY ON FDC,

F-VF, w/Wash. DC FDOI ccl, uncacheted but w/4-line blue-gray Philatelic Stamp Agency HS at UL, plus REGISTERED HS at LL, neat typed addr, lgt stn thru center. Double transfer very obvious in "POSTAGE", "CLEVELAND", "CENTS", L "1" & R "2" from UR Pl no. 14404 pos. 2. This is the most prominent of the DT's known for this issue. Possibly UNIQUE & definitely super RARE! CV for normal is $185

$300

$90

182 CV
589

589 8 Olive Grn, Blk/4 on FDC,

Fine, uncacheted w/violet "Special Delivery." straightline HS & "FEE CLAIMED BY OFFICE/OF FIRST ADDRESS" HS Cat($125)

$125

$38

183 CV
617-19

617-19 1-5 Lexington-Concord on one FDC,

F-VF to VF, uncacheted w/Wash. D.C. FDOI ccl Cat($150)

$150

$50

184 CV
620-21

620-21 2 & 5 Norse-American Issues on FDC,

F-VF, w/Wash, DC FDOI ccl & reddish brown 5-line HS for special delivery accounting Cat($50)

$50

$16

185 CV
622

622 13 Green on Combo FDC/First Flight Cover,

F-VF, w/Indianpolis, IN FDOI ccl & blue green, straightline "FIRST DAY COVER" between rays HS cachet (Mell. #622-1), neat typed addr. Also used in 1928 for CAM-16 first flight (AAMC #16N6), from Louisville, KY to Cleveland, OH w/magenta diamond HS cachet. Nice cover

$75

$26

186 CV
703

703 2 Yorktown Issue on FDC,

VF, neat lgt typed addr, tied to cvr w/pmk cds "WETHERSFIELD/OCT 19/1AM/1931/CONN." and wavy line ccl. Cachet is first for Wethersfield Chamber of Commerce (Mellone 703-1), a one-time occasion. Cover in excellent condition w/lgt overall tng, lgt stray ink marks on back & pnb. Includes Chamber of Commerce stuffer. Excellent item Cat($40)

$40

$20

187 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

$4

188 CV
807EE

807EE 3 Light Violet, Prexie Issue Combo Electric Eye on FDC,

VF, unaddr, has Anderson Eagle & Shield (Mellone 807-52), 3 w/margin dashes tied to cvr w/cds pmk "WASHINGTON/APR5/9AM/1939/D.C.", 3 convertible plate electric eye tied to cvr w/cds "WASHINGTON/JAN/18/1940/D.C." Cover back stamped on flap w/"FULTON STAMP COMPANY/164 EAST 88th ST./NEW YORK, 28, N.Y." Cover in excellent condition w/lgt overall tng & few stray marks on the back. Nice item not usually in a collection

$30

$6

189 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 Cat($120)

$120

$40

190 CV
858

858 3 50th Statehood Anniversary Set of (4) of FDC's w/blk/4,

F-VF (most VF), all typed addr, complete set of W.M. Grandy cachets one each for North & South Dakota, Montana and Washington states. All w/appropriate FDOI ccls on blks/4. Cachets are Mellone no's. 858-21c, 858-21b.1, 858-21a.1, & 858-21d. Covers are in Very Good to Excellent condition, lightly tnd, a few minor ccl ink spots, small stain on North Dakota & Washington cover which also has a tiny ccr at LR. Stuffer appears to be advertising piece, not checked since covers are sealed. Very nice set of a highly desirable cachet maker Cat($200)

$160

$80

191 CV
858

858 3 50th Anniversary of Statehood Issue on Montana FDC,

F-VF L side mgn sgl, addr, w/House of Farnam cachet (Mellone 858-25a.3), cover in excellent condition; addressee is "A.E.GORHAM/SHARON, PA." which we believe is the cachet maker Albert E. Gorham. Interesting piece Cat($37)

$36

$22

192 CV
888

888 10 Frederic Remington Famous Americans Issue Blk/4 FDC,

VF, no cachet, typed address (marked up in pencil when stamps covered addr), very clean cvr w/slight overall tng Cat($8)

$8

$2

193 CV
899-901

899-901 1-3 Defense Issues, each on separate FDC's,

each w/different red, white & blue Harry Ioor cachet (Mell. #899-46, 900-44 & 901-48) #901 FDC w/small internal hole on front only, o/w nice; each w/neat blue ms addr, the signature being that of Richard D. Wilson, 1989 Academy Award winner Cat($21)

$25

$10

194 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 Cat($160)

$160

$48

195 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 Cat($144)

$140

$40

196 CV
961

961 3 U.S.-Canada Friendship Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/multi-color Fluegel cachet (Mellone 961-3), excellent condition, pnb & a tiny stain mark by cachet. UL cnr tiny bit of wear & small stain R edge Cat($30)

$30

$22

197 CV
1295

1295 $5.00 Gray Black Prominent Americans Issue FDC Designer signed,

VF, unaddr, no cachet but sgnd by Thomas Laufer, the stamp's designer; very clean & very nice cover

$50

$16

198 CV
1309

1309 5 American Circus Issue, Pair on FDC w/stuffer,

VF, addr typed, tied to cvr w/Delavan, Wisc. FDOI ccl. Cachet is first by Delavan Circus Memorial Society (Mell. 1309-13). Condition is good, opened neatly at L, tone spot on front, small tear in flap and couple notes in ink on back

$15

$4

199 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

$6

200 CV
1538-41a

1538-41a 10 Mineral Heritage Issue FDC, Set of (5),

VF, unaddr w/better Fleetwood cachets, FDOI pmk "LINCOLN, NE/JUN/13/1974", pristine condition Cat($14)

$14

$4

201 CV
2044

2044 20 Scott Joplin Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium HAM cachet (#143), sgnd (also by designer Pat Wheeler) & numbered 212/285; also franked w/1615E (8.4 Piano-Americana Issue) and both ccld w/appropriate FDOI pmk Cat($19)

$20

$4

202 CV
2044

2044 20 Scott Joplin Issue on FDC w/two stamps,

both F-VF, unaddr, w/premium HAM cachet (#144), sgnd (also designer Pat Wheeler) & numbered 105/127, w/(2) pmks, a first day cds "JOPLIN, MD/JUN/9/1983/64801" (not the first day city) and a 2nd day pmk" SCOTT JOPLIN/MAPLE LEAF FESTIVAL STA./JUN 10 1983/Sedalia, Missouri 65301". Cover in pristine condition

$40

$8

203 CV
2062a

2062a 20 Streetcars Blk/4 on FDC,

VF, unaddr, premium HAM cachet (#156), a full-front multi-color New Orleans French Quarter scene, very nice, has appropriate FDOI pmk, sgnd & numbered 84/262, in pristine condition Cat($27)

$30

$6

204 CV
2085a

2085a 20 Olympic 84 Blk/4 FDC,

VF, w/Pugh cachet, unaddr, sgnd, and numbered (41/58), w/insert Cat($50)

$50

$10

205 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. Cat($175)

$175

$55

206 -
2138-41a

2138-41a 22 Duck Decoy Issue, First Day Fleetwood Proof Cards (5),

embossed 6" x 9" card w/beautiful printings of Erik Nitsche artwork. All cards in excellent condition of (1) card (blk/4) slight tng (probably on top of the light). Really pretty cards

$25

$8

207 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

$22

208 CV
2224

2224 22 Statue of Liberty 100th Anniversary Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr in combination w/(3) other Statue of Liberty issues (#1035, 1042 & 1044A) and 22 Bartholdi issue (#2146), all tied to cvr w/Liberty Island, N.Y./N.J. FDOI ccl. Has Colorano silk cachet. Great topical cover Cat($6)

$12

$4

209 CV
2224

2224 & France 2014 22 & 2.2fr Statue of Liberty on one FDC,

XF, each stamp ccld separately in country of origin on July 4, 1986; blue Artcraft cachet, unaddr Cat($10)

$10

$12

210 CV
2246

2246 22 150th Anniversary of Michigan Statehood Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, HAM hand-painted premium cachet (#220), sgnd, numbered #152/256, pristine condition, Lansing MI FDOI ccl Cat($12)

$12

$4

211 CV
2294-5,

2294-5, 2310-2 22 Wildlife, Stp/3 & Pair on FDC,

VF, w/marvelous all over hand-painted Poormon cachet of brown bear cubs, unaddr, sba & #34/65

$20

$8

212 CV
2300

2300 22 Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies on FDC,

XF, w/Collins hand-painted cachet, unaddr Cat($30)

$30

$12

213 CV
2375a

2375a 22 Cats Issue Blk/4 on FDC, VF, unaddr, w/Heartland FDC's HP cachet, FDOI ccl 2/5/88, numbered 118/200, pnb Cat($12)

$12

$4

214 CV
2380

2380 25 1988 Summer Olympics, Seoul Issue on FDC,

VF, w/Pugh cachet, unaddr, sgnd & numbered (128/166), pristine and w/insert Cat($25)

$25

$6

215 CV
2394

2394 $8.75 Express Mail Rate Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, Fleetwood cachet,art by John Swatsley, Terre Haute, IN FDOI pmk, pristine condition Cat($55)

$55

$16

216 CV
2415

2415 25 Constitution Bicentennial Supreme Court Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, premium HAM hand-painted cachet (#313), sgnd HAM & McClendon, numbered 55/219, pristine condition Cat($18)

$18

$8

217 CV
2419

2419 $2.40 Moon Landing, 20th Anniversary Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, USPS copyrighted cachet w/Paul Calle artwork, Washington, D.C. FDOI ccl, cvr in pristine condition Cat($8)

$16

$6

218 CV
2425

2425 25 Prehistoric Animals (Brontosaurus) Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/hand-painted full front Nancy Ladd cachet (#11), sgnd (full signature) & numbered 2/100, has pnb, nearly pristine condition w/very slight gum tng on reverse. FDOI ccl is "LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL/OCT 1/1989". Nice cover, imaginative use of the prehistoric cat.

$20

$6

219 CV
2453

2453 5 Canoe, Coil Stp/5 & Sgl on FDC,

F-VF, w/excellent hand-painted cachet of a man "Shooting the rapids" in a canoe, sba R.C. DeSpain, numbered 26/50

$12

$10

220 CV
2482

2482 $2 Bobcat on FDC,

VF, w/Custom Creations all over cachets in thermographic printing, unaddr, #57/74

$8

$6

221 CV
2491

2491 29 Pine Cover on FDC,

XF, w/beautiful all over hand-painted Paslay cachet, sba, no. 49/80 Cat($13)

$13

$8

222 CV
2518

2518 29 (F) stamp, Plate no. Pair on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, Fleetwood cachet, Washington, D.C. FDOI ccl, pr Pl. no. 1111, pristine condition

$10

$4

223 CV
2533

2533 29 Vermont Bicentennial on FDC,

VF, w/gorgeous all over hand-painted Geerling cachet Cat($18)

$18

$12

224 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

$8

225 CV
3235

3235 32 Klondike Gold Rush on FDC,

VF-XF, w/nice hand-painted Custom Creations cachet, unaddr, sba David Peterman, #25/34

$20

$12

226 CV
B2

B2 First Class + (34 & 11) Heroes of 2001 Unofficial City (2) FDC's & FDOI Ceremony Program,

stamps VF, covers unaddr & w/o cachet, tied to cvr w/cds fancy pmk "PENSACOLA, FL/JUNE/7/2002/32501" w/text "HEROES OF 2001" above stylized flag killer; very different than New York FDOI ccl. Program is Pensacola specific, in excellent condition. Cover improperly stored and have bends at L, are #10 size

$20

$10

227 CV
C7

C7 10 Map on FDC,

F-VF w/blue C.E. Nickles corner card cachet on double bar airmail envelope, Detroit FDOI ccl, neat typed addr & w/first flight hs cachet. Very rare! Cat($175)

$175

$80

228 CV
C9

C9 20 Yellow Grn on FDC,

F-VF, on uncacheted airmail cover w/red & blue horz bars, Wash. DC FDOI ccl, typed addr Cat($100)

$100

$30

229 CV
C16

C16 5 Winged Globe on FDC,

F-VF, uncacheted w/neat typed addr in double bar airmail envelope super clean & extremely scarce Cat($175)

$175

$100

230 CV
C96a

C96a 25 Wiley Post Airmail Pair on FDC,

VF, unaddr w/picture cachet of Post in an early pressurized space type suit; picture by New York Times

$20

$4

231 CV
C112a

C112a 35 Olympics 84 Blk/4 on FDC,

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

$90

$18

232 CV
E14

E14 20 Black on FDC w/#610 2 Harding,

both F-VF, tied to cover w/"WASHINGTON, D.C. 4/APR25/5-PM/1925" FDOI ccl, uncacheted w/typed addr. Combo reusage 3 yrs later for First Flight franked w/#C7 PNS #18248 from Louisville, KY to Cleveland, OH (AAMC #16N6) w/magenta diamond HS cachet. E14 FDC SCV $175. Intersting item

$200

$60

233 CV
E15

E15 10 Gray Violet on FDC,

F-VF, franked w/#643 2 Vermont, 11/29/27 Wash., D.C. FDOI ccl, uncacheted w/neat typed addr & original insert card from C.E. Nickles Cat($130)

$130

$40

234 CV
E16

E16 15 Orange on FDC,

F-VF & franked w/#702 Red Cross, uncacheted w/neat typed addr & violet Special Delivery HS's, plus original C.E. Nickles insert Cat($125)

$125

$38

235 CV
E17

E17 13 Blue, Special Delivery Blk/4 on FDC, F-VF, typewritten addr, Cachet Craft purple & silver cachet, cds pmk "WASHINGTON/OCT/30/9:00AM/1944/D.C." Additionally franked with pair of 3 Philippine Issue (#925). LL stamp of blk/4 has stain-like surface adherence, cover has overall toning w/stns on back LR. Reverse has receiving mark cds "BEAUMONT, TEX./NOV/4/1944/1030AM/(indistinct bottom line)." Pencil mark on front Cat($60)

$45

$14

236 CV
Lot

Lot of (5) FDC Odds & Ends,

F-VF, all unaddr, w/various cachets - Covercraft (1), Art Craft (2), Artmaster (1) & (1) hand-painted "COIN4" cachet #10/41. Includes no. 1315 in combo w/no. 929, no. 2046, 2175, 2468, 3261

$40

$14