Lot 2573Telegraph Covers, collection of over 110 covers with many different companies and designs including O'Reilly's New-York State Line, Penn. Railroad Company's Telegraph, American District Telegraph Co., The American Fire Alarm and Police Telegraph Office New York, American Telegraph Company, The American Union Telegraph Company, Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph Company, Bain's Telegraph Portland, Bain's Telegraph Providence, Bankers and Merchants Telegraph Company, Blackwell's Durham Telegraph, Brookfield Telegraph Company, California State Telegraph, Ellisburgh Telegraph Company, Franklin Telegraph Co., House;s Printing Telegraph, Illinois & Miss. Telegraph, Independent Line of Telegraph, The Magnetic Telegraph Company, Maine Central Railroad Telegraph, Morse's American Telegraph, Morse & Bain Union Telegraph (stained), The National Telegraph Lines, etc. etc., some with enclosures; some mixed condition but many better, F.-V.F., An important collection left intact.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2574Telegraph Collection, collection of over 300 telegrams and 35 covers, includes some better including Deseret Telegraph with envelope from Provo Utah Terr., California State Telegraph, Union Telegraph Co., U.S. Military Telegraph, United States Signal Telegraph, U.S. Telegraph Co., Vermont & Boston Telegraph Co., Wade Telegraph (Cincinnati), Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Western Union Telegraph, Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph, Atlantic Lake & Miss. Telegraph (Louisville), Merchant's Line Bain's Telegraph with red cameo cover, Bain's Chemical Telegraph, Boston & Portland Telegraph Co. with Boston Office envelope, and much more, some interesting content and some illustrated, F.-V.F., Old-time collection was left intact.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2575 /oTelegraph Stamp Collection, 1871-1900s, collection on Scott pages with a high degree of completion including many better: 5T4, 5T5, 5T7, 5T8, 10T1, 10T2, 10T4-10T6, 15T12, 15T14, 15T18, 15T30, 15T36, 15TO3, 15TO5-TO6, 15TO9, 15TO21, 12T1-T4, 15T49A, 15T49B, plus 9T1-9T2, 3T1-3T4, 14T1-14T5, 15T27-15T35, 15T40-15T43, 15T45-15T46, 15T10-15TO13, 15TO18-15TO23; some faults, F.-V.F., a great collection worthy of close inspection (no photo).
Scott No. 1T1//15TO49B Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2576 /o/Telegraph Balance of Collection, small box with a wide array of material including American Rapid Telegraph (1T1//1T16) singles and mutiples, Mutual Union (9T1, 9T2) group including 9T1a pairs (3) and block, Pacific Mutual (13T-13T5), Atlantic Tel. (2T1-2T4) incl. 2T3a, 2T2a pane of six, 2T4b pane of 6, 2T1-2T3 in panes of 6, set of singles with control numbers, Northern Mutual group incl. 11T4 sheet of 35 and various reprints etc; various small companies incl. Telestamp group of 9 stamps including two imperf pairs, United Fruit Co. stamps in blocks, Marconi Wireless, Tropical Radio, United Fruit, American District Telegraph Co. 5¢ special delivery stamp, Commercial Union, and an interesting group of Candian Telegraph Co. stamps and covers, etc. etc., plenty more of interesting material, F.-V.F.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.