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United States Postal History continued...

POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS AND LARGE LOTS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1241 c U8/27 Southern States postal history collection of 175 postal entires consisting of over 130 3c Red on white or buff (#U9, U10) and over 40 3c Red star die on white or buff, largely from small towns with attractive c.d.s. or manuscript pmks., many of the southern states are represented in this pre-civil war period but we note a concentration from Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and Virginia (an occasional northern state posting may have gotten mixed in), a few faults are present but overall fine-very fine and a nice lot for the collector of town cancels; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1242 c Spanish American War accumulation of covers and cards relating to this conflict, in quantity there are over 225 unused patriotic covers including some attractive pictorial designs, but also including five used patriotic covers including attractive designs of military leaders, other types of collateral are present including 30 post cards with a patriotic theme or of battleships that served in the war, plus seven stereoscope cards mostly showing troops, condition varies but the vast majority are fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
1243 c imageTennessee correspondence of over 20 covers, from various parts of the country to the Bakers and Mitchells in Fisherville and La Grange, Tennessee, in the 1851 to 1867 period, mostly franked with current 3c values including one with three #26 from California, but also includes two Confederate covers with Memphis 5c Red Postmaster Provisional franking (#56X2; both cut to shape and one damaged), plus an 1858 cross-border cover from Montreal, Canada with horizontal pair of 3c Red Beaver (#4; pre-affixing tear in one stamp), condition quite mixed but an interesting lot. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1244 c Valentine mounted collection of over 50 in two large binders, ranges from about 1850 with Philadelphia stampless cover to the very early 20th century, but most being 19th century, over half have original envelopes, usually embossed, and 25 are ones that have been posted including some with interesting usages, we note several with 1851 Issue franking including one with a pair and a single of #9, a selection of the Civil War period with #65 franking including some that are quite large with nice embossed envelopes, even two Confederate States valentines with posted envelopes with pairs of #7, both high quality envelopes with one embossed, unusual for the Confederacy, numerous Bank Note period valentines and envelopes, the valentines are exceptionally interesting with some absolutely gorgeous designs including standup and mechanical, these have been selected for this collection to show the variety and beauty of the valentines of this period, fine-very fine or better; examination is a must to appreciate the scope and value of this collection; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1245 c Valentine extensive accumulation of over 180 showing a wide range of types and designs, about 125 are the type that go into envelopes, includes over 30 with their original envelope including some quite ornate, about half of these have been posted with usages as early as the 1850's including one with #11 and another with #26, one exceptionally large envelope (260x210mm) has very ornate gold printed design on both front and back, posted to Worcester, Mass. with just a straight line "Paid" handstamp, valentines range from relatively small to exceptionally large, many are 19th century period with fancy lace and numerous layers, some are the standup or foldout types, also includes over 60 of the postcard type with some posted, mostly fine-very fine; an excellent accumulation for anyone wanting to start a collection of these beautiful artifacts of love; ex-Bleuler. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1246 c Stampless cover accumulation of over 200 covers and entire folded letters, we note items as early as the last decade of the 1700's, includes items from a wide range of locations, some of the better covers we note are from the southern states with some nice manuscript marking of small towns in North and South Carolina, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, there are also covers with various "ship" and "steam" markings, even a few items from foreign destinations with U.S. accounting c.d.s., etc. condition is rather mixed, but includes desirable items that are fine-very fine as well; ex-Bleuler. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1247 c 19th century cover lot of better items, 31 covers total, with two stampless, three 1851 Issues including #13 straddle-margin single on domestic cover, five 1857's including #28 pair and two singles on folded cover to France, plus a 24c value to Ireland, eight 1861 Issue covers to 24c value, with some foreign usages, eight 1869 Pictorial covers including 10c and 12c to foreign destinations and five better Bank Note covers, condition is well above the norm, with many very fine and attractive covers to be found. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1248 c Substantial postal history accumulation of the early stamp period consisting of over 475 covers from the 1851 Imperforate issue through the 1879 Bank Note issue, an extraordinarily interesting accumulation with a number of better frankings found throughout, the 1851 issue consists of 1c and 3c values with a few 3c Orange browns, numerous Civil War issues to the 12c value including a number of nice 10c cross-border covers to Canada, even the common 3c values have many small town cancels from states such as Arkansas, Tennessee, Virginia and others, plus some fancy cancels, there are a few Civil War patriotic covers and a small selection with seldom seen patriotic labels, several better high value 1869 pictorials are present including covers to India and Guatemala with 15c Brown and blue (#119), plus a number of nice Bank Note covers with values to the 15c on both domestic and foreign mail covers including a 1873 15c Orange on an 1874 cover to Uruguay, actually there is far too much to be more specific but examination will reveal an interesting array of valuable early covers, condition varies as would be expected but numerous fine-very fine covers will be found throughout; ex-Bleuler. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $9,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1249 c 19th century cover accumulation of over 750 covers ranging from the 1851 Imperforates to the Small Banknotes, includes some foreign mail covers, many small town markings and other postmarks, there are southern and western states represented, we note a few official covers and over 20 U.S.P.O.D Registration package envelopes with various postmarks of New Mexico Territorial pmks. in the 1880's (no adhesives on these registration packets), condition quite varied but examination will reveal some interesting and useful items; ex-Bleuler. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1250 c 136/213 #136/213, Bank Note postal history collection of over 60 covers and seven postal cards on pages, over 25 are advertising and corner card covers, many with illustrations including all over front covers, also includes some nice town markings, foreign usages including several interesting covers to Mexico, etc., fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1251 c Late Bank Note period postal history accumulation of 235 covers, mostly of the 1880's and 1890's, showing a variety of interesting usages, one appealing feature is the number of foreign mail sendings to various parts of the world, in addition to the usual range of covers to the various European countries, we note covers to Latin America, the far east including India, Japan and Burma, and even to Australia and New Zealand, there is also a nice range of smaller town cancels including a group of West Virginia covers and several western territorial covers including Washington, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and New Mexico, there are also some illustrated advertising covers, condition varies but largely fine-very fine with many attractive and desirable covers present; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1252 c 219-27 #219-27, Small Bank Note cover accumulation, a wonderful selection of over 250 covers with all the values up to the scarce 15c value represented, largest portion are the low values but there is a marvelous range of advertising covers present with 2c frankings, we note a number of interesting usages including registered covers, special delivery and postage due (both domestic and foreign), there are covers to various foreign destinations including Africa, we note a number of western state town markings including territorials of Arizona and Utah, plus a few Oklahoma and Indian Territory items, condition varies but overall quite clean with a large percentage fine-very fine or better; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1253 c 230-37, U348-51 #230-37, U348-51, 1c-10c Columbian cover and postal envelope accumulation of over 250 covers, over half are covers with adhesives up to the 10c value showing a wide range of usages with numerous small town pmks., foreign postings and others, even several bisects that appear to have been tolerated from small towns in Iowa, stationery has a small selection of mint in various sizes, includes different usages with additional adhesives of Columbians and other issues, of significance are some lovely illustrated advertising covers, mostly with 2c Columbian adhesives with all over front and front and back illustrations, also includes mint and used 1c and 2c envelopes with illustrated advertising as well, condition varies slightly but overall quite clean with most being fine-very fine and including some especially choice items; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $5,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1254 Oogc Substantial combination stamp and cover collection for the Bureau period of 1895 to about 1926, throughout are found used stamps of the various regular and commemorative issues, lacking a few high values of a generic 1894-98 Bureau issue set and the 1902-03 Regular issue, otherwise quite comprehensive including a mint 2c Lincoln on bluish paper and a never hinged White Plains souvenir sheet, plus three different used White Plains souvenir sheets including one cancelled on October 18, 1926, the first day of issuance, of greater significance than the stamps are over 170 covers and cards showing the usages of the stamps, issues like the 1901 Pan Americans, 1904 Louisiana Purchase and 1907 Jamestown, which are associated with exhibitions, have numerous exhibition covers and cards, plus collateral including tickets and other memorabilia of the fairs, we also note illustrated advertising covers including some in attractive colors, various usages of the stamps such as postings to foreign countries, ones used out of Vera Cruz, Mexico and Parcel Posts, etc., condition overall is quite nice with most being fine-very fine; an eclectic collection of highly interesting material that will be well worth examining to find all of the unusual items too numerous to mention; ex-Bleuler. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1255 c Early commemorative postal history accumulation of over 260 covers, mostly 20th century to the Panama-Pacific issue but includes a nice selection of over 65 Trans-Mississippi covers with values to the 10c, also a nice selection of Pan-American covers, throughout are found illustrated advertising covers and corner card covers, also some interesting town markings and usages plus better frankings, for example we note a nice registered cover to England with all four values, perf. 12, of the Panama-Pacific issue, a nice clean collection with nearly all fine-very fine with very few exceptions; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1256 cF 537/855 #537/855, Commemorative issue cover and first day cover collection, concluding with a 1938-39 set of Presidentials including coils and booklets panes with each value on square cacheted card with FDC cancel (the only regular issues in the collection), covers start as early as the 1919 Victory commemorative, the earliest first day covers in the 1920's such as Huguenot-Walloon and Lexington-Concord are usually without cachets but there are many early early cachets starting with the 2c Red commemoratives of the late 1920's and early 1930's, we note the 1932 Washington Bicentennials on one cacheted FDC, Century of Progress souvenir sheets, Parks and Farley issue including many position pieces and souvenir sheets, commemoratives end with the 1936-37 Army-Navy and a 1939 Baseball card, a few stamps are included throughout plus attractive post cards that go with the various issues, fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1257 c Large 20th century cover accumulation of over 3,000 covers in four large boxes, the late 19th century Bureau issues are included with this, a wide range of material is present from earlier covers with interesting frankings, postmarks and usages to modern commemorative covers, town markings are found of the various states with a fair number of southern and western states, we note military covers with army and navy cancels plus some WWII patriotics, there are also advertising covers, postage due, special delivery and air mail usages including a few first flight covers, also some Express Mail envelopes with Express Mail stamps, condition is quite mixed and while there is nothing of great rarity here, there are many useful covers present, examine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1258 c Attractive 20th century cover accumulation of well over 300 covers including some late 19th century covers with Bureau issues, includes a great number of advertising covers, many with illustrations including multicolor and front and back, also includes better definitives of the Bureau issues and Washington-Franklin heads plus commemoratives of the period, many registered covers, including a group with the special 10c registry stamp, also special delivery covers and parcel post franking with values to the 10c, even a few parcel post postage dues with the stamps tied, condition varies but overall a clean and attractive accumulation with many fine-very fine collectible covers; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
POST CARD LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1259 c Alaska picture post card collection of over 350 cards including over 85 used in the period of 1902 to about 1915, most of these are the larger more common towns such as Skagway, Juneau and Nome but also including some scarcer early pmks. Killisnoo, Cleary, Katalla and Metlakatla among others, the unused cards are desirable as well with numerous subjects of this fascinating land including fabulous scenery, gold rush, native Americans, dog teams and much more, a goodly number are actual turn-of-the-century photographs, overall fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1260 c Bridges picture post card collection, well over 700 cards from all over the country, including western states, showing all types of bridges, train trestles, covered bridges, etc., they show all kinds of construction and an excellent documentation of how we get across waterways and mountainous areas, most are unused and in the period from 1900-40 with only a few modern, largely fine-very fine . Est. $150-200

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction

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