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October 17, 2018

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Lot No. Symbol
Catalog No.

Lot Description

Est.

Opening Bid 9/20/18

   
 

FIRST DAY COVERS

 

 

230 CV
542

542 1 GRN, RS PB/9 NO. 10152 ON FDC (cover front piece),

F-VF on partial hard mailer w/(5) "WASHINGTON/D.C./MAY 26/8 PM/1920" duplex FDOI ccls & 1996 APEX cert

$1500

$300

231 CV
549

549 2 Car on FDC,

Fine-Avg, tied to lgt blue cover w/"WASHINGTON,D.C./DEC 21/10-PM/1920 FDOI machine ccl. At L, a black boxed "FIRST DAY COVER/U.S.A." add-on General Purpose hs cachet, identical to Mellone's #610-5. Clean & fresh. CV is for an uncacheted FDC Cat($700)

$700

$140

232 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

233 CV
796

796 5 Virginia Dare Issue on FDC,

F-VF, addr neat lgt typed, cachet by Frederick Fitts, sba Cachet Craft (label on reverse), pmk cds "MANTEO/AUG 18/9-AM/1937/N.C." and FDOI ccl. Cover in Very Good - Excellent condition w/minor edge wear, some lgt stray ink marks and a slight overall tone w/a couple spots on reverse. Cachet colors still bright Cat($33)

$30

$20

234 CV
804b

804b 1 Green Bklt Pane/6 on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr, cachet by Fidelity, tied to cover w/lrg cds "WASHINGTON,/JAN./27/9:00AM/1939/D.C." w/four-bar killer ccl. Condition is very good, clean on front, gum tng on reverse & slight cr UL cnr. Cachet Mellone 8046-69 Cat($13)

$15

$8

235 CV
806b

806b 2 Rose Car Bklt Pane/6 on FDC,

F-VF, neat typed addr, cachet by Fidelity, tied to cvr by large cds "WASHINGTON,/JAN./27/9:00AM/1939/D.C." w/four-bar killer ccl. Condition is very good w/slight gum tng on reverse. Cachet Mellone 806b-6a Cat($15)

$15

$8

236 CV
807a

807a 3 Light Violet Bklt Pane/6 on FDC,

F-VF, neatly typed addr, cachet by Fidelity (Mellone 807a-6a), tied to cvr w/lrg cds "WASHINGTON,/JAN./27/9:00AM/1939/D.C." & four-bar killer ccl. Condition is very good, slight gum tng on reverse, front has small stain LL cnr, and stray ccl ink marks on back Cat($18)

$20

$10

237 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

238 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

239 CV
859-93

859-93 1-10 Famous Americans, Blks/4, complete set/35 FDC's,

all F-VF to XF, each w/matching Oswald Ludwig thermographic cachets (Mell. #859/893-24B), neatly typed addr, all fresh & clean, well stored Cat($450)

$450

$150

240 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

241 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

242 CV
908

908 1 Four Freedoms Issue, Horz Stp/3 on FDC,

VF-XF w/green & red Capt. Crosby photocachet (Mell #908-35).ms addr (sgnd by Howard C. Wilson, recording & sound engineer for Republic Studios) Cat($64)

$60

$18

243 CV
929

929 3 Iwo Jima (Marines) Issue on FDC w/Pair,

VF, has addr label and pencil forwarding information, w/"SGT" Ken Boll color cachet and proper FDOI pmk & ccl, receiving mark on reverse, duplex "CANON CITY/JUL23/12PM/1945/COLO." which is about two weeks after posting and then sent on to Ruidoso, New Mexico. It's believed this cachet is before Boll did all his work for Cachet Craft. Nice, interesting FDC Cat($60)

$60

$12

244 CV
936

936 3 Coast Guard Issue on FDC w/PB/4,

F-VF, typed addr w/McIntyre cachet in blue & red, has "NEW YORK/NOV./10/9:00AM/1945/N.Y." cds FDOI ccl. Cover open w/flap folded in, in excellent condition, still clean, and has minor ccr UL Cat($80)

$80

$20

245 CV
952

952 3 Everglades National Park, Blk/4 on FDC,

VF-XF w/Dec. 5, 1947 Florida City, FL FDOI & Dec. 6, 1947 Everglades, FL duplex ccl; green C. Stephen Anderson cachet (Mell. #952-3) depicts flamingos, unaddr, scarce, as such

$10

$4

246 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

$6

247 CV
1063

1063 3 Lewis & Clark Expedition Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/Fluegel multi-colored cachet, clean w/very slight gum tng on reverse Cat($21)

$20

$8

248 CV
1341

1341 $1.00 Airlift Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/Covercraft cachet, condition excellent to pristine w/tiny smudge on R side Cat($14)

$14

$6

249 CV
1424

1424 6 Gen. Douglas MacArthur Issue combo on FDC,

VF, typed addr, w/Fleetwood cachet & additionally franked w/no's 789, 934, 940 & 1208. Cover in excellent condition w/slight cancellation smudges on reverse

$10

$4

250 CV
1471,

1471, 1507 8 Christmas Issues on FDC Maxi-cards,

VF, unaddr, w/1972 & 1973 Washington FDOI ccls, on National Gallery of Art postcards as Maximum FDC card

$14

$4

251 CV
1483a,

1483a, 1568a 1973 & 1975 American Bicentennial FDC's (2), w/Bronze Medal,

8 Boston Tea Part blk/4 &10 Military Uniforms blk/4 on individual covers each w/July 4th FDOI pmk. Each has an encased bronze medal about 1" in diameter; 1973 featuring Samuel Adams & Patrick Henry and 1975 featuring Paul Revere. Produced by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Includes original packaging, stuffers & information sheet

$25

$8

252 CV
1861

1861 20 Thomas H. Gallaudet Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr w/premium HAM cachet, sgnd & numbered #234/240; cvr w/appropriate FDOI ccl & is in pristine condition; HAM #145 Cat($14)

$14

$4

253 CV
2037

2037 20 Civilian Conservation Corps Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/full front multi-colored, hand-painted premium cachet by HAM, sgnd & numbered #191/300; HAM #134, cvr in pristine condition Cat($11)

$10

$2

254 CV
2039

2039 20 Voluntarism Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium full front hand-painted multi-color HAM cachet (#137), sgnd & numbered #168/250, excellent condition Cat($11)

$12

$2

255 CV
2039

2039 20 Voluntarism Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium full front hand-painted multi-color HAM cachet of Paul Revere's ride, sgnd & numbered #232/250, HAM #136, cvr w/couple small specks on backflap, otherwise pristine Cat($11)

$12

$2

256 CV
2040

2040 20 US-Germany Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium full front hand-painted, multi-colored HAM cachet (#138), sgnd & numbered #274/310; cvr in excellent condition w/very, very minor gum tng on reverse Cat($11)

$12

$2

257 CV
2040

2040 20 US-Germany Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium HAM (#138) cachet, hand-painted, multi-colored full front design, sgnd & numbered #126/310; cvr in pristine condition Cat($11)

$12

$2

258 CV
2041

2041 20 Brooklyn Bridge Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/multi-color full front HAM cachet (#140), sgnd & numbered 194/225, appropriate FDOI ccl & in pristine condition Cat($19)

$18

$4

259 CV
2042

2042 20 TVA Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium HAM cachet (#141), sgnd & numbered 245/315, appropriate FDOI ccl, cvr in pristine condition. Also, franked w/#1950 Roosevelt issue who sponsored and created the TVA Cat($11)

$10

$2

260 CV
2043

2043 20 Physical Fitness on FDC,

w/premium, multi-color HAM cachet (#139), sgnd & numbered 295/300, appropriate FDOI ccl, cover in pristine condition on front, small ink smear on flap edge Cat($13)

$10

$2

261 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

262 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

263 CV
2045

2045 20 Medal of Honor Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, w/full front HAM cachet (#142), dual franking incl's no. 1424 6 MacArthur Issue w/pmk of Washington, DC FDOI, sgnd & numbered 98/273 & w/"Kribbs/Kover/Jekyll Island/Georgia" hand stamp in LL on reverse Cat($66)

$65

$14

264 CV
2047

2047 20 Hawthorne Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/premium full front HAM cachet (#151), sgnd & numbered 225/308, pristine cvr Cat($11)

$10

$2

265 CV
2052

2052 20 Treaty of Paris Issue on FDC,

F-VF, unaddr, w/HAM cachet (#154), sgnd & numbered 60/247, appropriate FDOI ccl, also sgnd by designer "Bob Morse". Excellent condition, couple minor specs on back Cat($11)

$10

$2

266 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

267 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

268 -
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

269 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

$10

270 CV
2300

2300 22 "Tiger Swallowtail" from 1987 Widllife Issue FDC,

w/limited edition hand-painted Pugh cachet, unaddr, sgnd and numbered 29//110); item from a butterfly topical group; nice cover Cat($30)

$20

$4

271 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

272 CV
2381-85

2381-85 25 Classic Automobiles First Day Maxi-cards,

VF, published by USPS, very nice renditions of these classic cars. Very clean and unaddr Cat($8)

$8

$2

273 CV
2419

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

F-VF, unaddr, w/USPS copyrighted cachet, has Washington FDOI ccl, cvr in pristine condition Cat($8)

$14

$4

274 CV
2515-16

2515-16

25 1990 Secular Christmas Sheet & Bklt FDC,

VF, w/Pugh cachet, unaddr, sgnd & numbered (138/250), w/(2) unofficial first day ccls from North Pole Rur Br. CO & Winter Park CO, clean, pristine cover w/insert Cat($25)

$25

$6

275 CV
2764a

2764a 29 Garden Flowers Issue Bklt Pane/5 on FDC, w/remarque,

VF, unaddr, w/magnificent HP Kendall Bevil full front cachet completely incorporating the (5) stamps into the cachet by painting them into the planter; sgnd & numbered 6/125. Cover in pristine condition & has Spokane, WA FDOI ccl

$100

$40

276 CV
2840

2840 50 Normal Rockwell S/S of (4) on FDC,

VF, unaddr, premium Pugh hand-painted overall cachet of Rockwell at drawing beard, sgnd, numbered 77/130, cvr in excellent condition having very minor UR ccr Cat($100)

$100

$50

277 CV
C10

C10 10 Lindbergh on FDC,

F-VF, ms addr, St. Louis, MO FDOI ccl; Lindbergh celebration circular, pictorial rubber stamp cachet (C10-9) at L. Very nice! Cat($40)

$40

$8

278 CV
C23

C23 6 Eagle Holding Shield on FDC,

VF, neatly typed addr, cachet by Fidelity, sgnd (Irwin Wright), Mellone no. C23-19a (two stars above eagle), tied to cvr by cds "DAYTON/MAY 14/9AM/1938/OHIO" FDOI ccl. Cover in excellent condition w/slight overall tng, edges & cnrs in great shape Cat($26)

$26

$14

279 CV
C31

C31 50 Orange Airmail Issue on FDC,

VF, very neat typed addr, House of Farnam cachet (in stamp color) Mellone #C31-12, condition clean, excellent to pristine w/two small spots on back Cat($52)

$45

$20

280 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

281 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

282 CV
UX100

UX100 13 Olympics '84 Yachting Issue on FDC,

VF, unaddr, premium HAM cachet (#153), sgnd & numbered 179/271, w/appropriate Long Beach FDOI ccl Cat($11)

$10

$2

283 CV
1017//1443a

1017//1443a Collection of about (150) FDC's w/mostly Blk/4 franking,

F-VF, all addr & without cachets, typically (2) of issues collected (appears mother & son sent off self-addr for FDOI stamps & ccl. Incls UN 21//50 (28 covers) two of each as well. Condition is generally good, envelopes usually opened at top & one or two roughly. Group dates from early 1953 to late 1959 w/ doz. late 1969. Catalog value is for basic, generic cachets on FDC's Cat($360)

$36

$10

284 CV
1020//C119

1020//C119 Collection of about (350) FDC's,

F-VF, mix of addr & unaddr w/most unaddr, almost all have cachets (only about five without); while collection dates from early 50's into early 90's, most are 1970's & 1980's; incls commemoratives & definitives. Inspection suggested to appreciate the variety. Estimated catalog value is $400

$250

$70