Lot 2743Official & Semi-Official Carriers on Cover. 13 covers and front; includes 3 #LO2 usages including local, Phila. to the mails and a another from Oskaloosa, Ioa. (genuine ?), Semi-Officials with Baltimore #1LB7+25 combination, #1LB8a short rays variety tied on 3¢ Nesbitt entire, #1LB9+26 combination and 1LB9a "Sent" variety local use, Boston with #3LB1 on front and #3LB3 on cover tied by cds's, N.Y. with rare #6LB3 tied on cover (cat $2,500), #6LB9 & 6LB10 local usages, Philadelphia #7LB11 untied on fresh local cover; condition varied, 8 certs accompany.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2744Semi-Official Carrier Balance. 6 covers; stampless includes Philadelphia "U.S.P.O. Despatch, Pre-Paid, One Cent" oval on local cover (with cert.), red "New York, U.S. City Mail" circular handstamp use, #24 tied by red New York carrier cds, two #1LB8 usages and a #6LB5d usage (with cert.), F.-V.F. overall.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2745 o/Local Post Balance. 19 items; includes a Metropolitan P.O. #108L3 on piece, on cover with Westtown #145L2, Swart's #136L9, Boyd's #20L12 and later Mercury issues (5), Johnson's Box label use (toned), stampless with East River P.O., Broadway P.O., manuscript Bigelow's Express and Kent Mills Packet Post circular, Fine or better.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2746Local Post Covers. 14 covers; includes American Letter Mail Co. 4 margin #5L2 on cover Phila. to N.Y., Hale & Co. with #75L1 Providence, R.I. to N.Y. and stampless N.Y. to Albany usage, Blood's including #15L3 local and to the mail usages, #15L14 with local and to the mails with #11 & #24 strip combinations, #15L18 local and #26 combination, Boyd's #20L7 covers and Swart's with #136L9 local and #11 combination; condition varied, 2 certs accompany.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2747 /oPostal Stationery Group. About 500, most used, heavy in foreign destinations includes Paquebots, scarce usages, plus a bundle of unused postal cards, please inspect.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2748Postal Stationery Used, 1880-1960. Several 1,000's stuffed in a large carton, wide variety, a few better and some better cancels to be found with due diligence, inspection recommended, condition generally Fine or better.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2749Postal Card Accumulation, 1873-1920. Box of 400-500 cards, most used or preprinted, most addressed to Harvard College Observatory and reporting the activity of time balls, wide variety of postmarks, some fancy, many small towns or college locations, quite a few foreign, quite a few RPO's, worth taking a close look, very few of the commonest items, condition generally fresh, F-VF or better; note couple mint Hawaii cards; please inspect.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2750Back of Book Cover Group. Mix of over 150 covers, includes special delivery & postage due usages, parcel post, Christmas seal, illegal revenue use, etc.; inspect.
Estimate $200 - 300.