Lot 3245Postal History Group, selection of items and groups; including California covers with good early usages from El Dorado, Saint Helena and Sausalito, Wells Fargo & Co. red frank cover, early Tallahassee, Flor. covers, ad covers, groups with 1907-1908 #328 Franking on Post Cards, U.S.A. First Day Covers, 1938 Presidential Issue, Pavois Cachets and 1960's Space Flights.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 32461801-1863, Stampless Postal History, group of 68 covers mounted on pages by rate periods, manuscript and handstamped town markings, includes some auxiliary like New York "Advertised 4 cents", fancy Augusta Me.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 32475¢ 1847 Issue Postal History, group of 8 covers with some interesting usages: "Way " use with #1 to Col. Graham at Washington D.C. forwarded to Newark Del. with "ford 5c" due rating; #1 on New Orleans "Way 1" cover, #1 used from Oswego N.Y., #1 with red cancel and cds from Vicennes Vt. with red "5" handstamp adjacent, #1 from Saratoga Springs N.Y. to Montreal Canada for scarce under 300 miles cross-board rate, #1 from Chester Pa., Concord N.H. and Geneva N.Y. (with PFC.); some mixed condition.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3248Cover Group, 1850-1920's, 29 items; includes legal size 1860's cover from Honolulu (missing stamps), 1867 cover to Spain and other stamped usages to Europe, unused North Western Express Co. & Panamint Pony Express frank entires, scarce patriotic design cover, few C.S.A. usages, etc.; condition varies with many good items.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 32491851 3¢ Orange Brown Issue On Cover, 27 covers; range of shades and townmarks including red Williamstown, Vt. and blue Warren R.I. (tying stamp), as well as major cities, many with margins to touching, a couple 4-margin; most plated and many with Dr. Amonette attest (color and sometimes plate position), condition varies, nice reference group.
Scott No. 10-10A; $5,670 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3250U.S. Postal History Collection, 1851-1900s, collection of 430 covers and one patriotic lettersheet, wide range of covers including patriotics, registered mail with many exchange registry labels, advertising including illustrated, cross-border mail, foreign destinations, better includes #14 four margin pair on 10¢ Nesbitt entire from Benicia Ca. to Neponset Mass., #189 on Landfear correspondence cover to South Africa, #149 tied by NYFM to Wurttemberg, #156 on post card to Finland cancel by NY simplex "6" cancel, #214 on 2¢ entire to Germany, #219, 220, 223 N.Y. supplementary mail to Germany, some better used Columbian expo postal cards, #231 on Souvenir of Washington private post card, #E3 on UX9 postal card to Boston, #279 pair on cover to Austria with two Austrian 15kr dues, 1908 Pittsburgh 1549A registry label used with New York exchange label to Hungary, 1908 San Francisco to Guatemala with New Orleans (FX-NO1, cat. $600) exchange label, etc.; plenty of interesting covers throughout, inspection a must for this significant collection.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Lot 32511851-1899, 19th Century Postal History, collection of over 370 stamped covers from 1851 Issue to the 1894-98 Bureau issue mounted on pages, includes two #7 circular rate uses, #9 printed circular use, #15 use to Canada, #87 on printed circular, #90 from Louisville to England, includes advertising, patriotics, some fancy cancels, foreign destinations, registry, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 32521851-1900s Postal History, group of 75 stamped covers and entires including some better like #35 to U.S. Maine on Frigate Laranac at Panama, #63 (3) with star fancy cancels, #69, 65 to France, #112 on Oswego drop circular, #e3 with 2¢ bureau issue, #134 (3) on cover paying 3¢ letter rate, #147 used with West Town local, some fancy cancels and auxiliary markings, couple Wells Fargo uses, some 20th century bisects, etc., owner's retail about $6,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 32533¢ 1851-57 Issue, Cover Collection, two binders filled with more than 210 covers, imperforates including at least 20 Orange Browns, nice range of material incl. Valentines, a few Patriotics, combination with 1c on 6c Green Nesbitt entire for 10c rate, corner cards incl. blue cameo National Express with train, forwarded use, "Steam", Railroad, use from Diamond Springs Cal. with 1c on entire, use with Swarts' City Dispatch Post (136L9), three perforated Ty. I (25) on single cover used within Wisconsin (reduced), couple green cancels, many others, mixed condition but many useful covers, a nice collection worth review.
Scott No. 10-11A, 25-26 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 32541851-57, 1¢-3¢ Issues on cover, nice selection of 30 covers; includes #9 position 71L1L triple transfer tied by red carrier on cover, other #9's on cover including full & sheet margin examples, #8A on circular (flaws, with cert), 1¢ perf type V's including turned cover with #26 on inside, 3¢ perf'd issues including gem single with orange red cds, 1¢+3¢ carrier usage, allover illustrated ad, #25 usage, patriotic, etc.
Estimate $300 - 400.