Lot 2935Civil War, Postal History, group of 12 covers including 1861 reduced front with #26 on U27 carried by Adams Express Louiville to Covington Ky., US #U27 stained with ms. Woodville Ten 1861 postmark Independent State use, Nashille Ten. Washington patriotic use, some soldier letters including CSA, Columbus Oh. examined use, 1864 Nashville occupation, etc.; some mixed condition.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2936Civil War, Unused Patriotic Collection including Magnus, collection of over 260 different mounted on pages, includes 92 Magnus designs with most handpainted and some all-over designs, appears to have Magnus set of Union and Southern States; rest include Rebel and Loyal States all-over designs, caricatures etc.; condition is mixed as envelope corners are mounted with glue in scrap book, some stains on some, etc., viewing is a must.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2937Spanish-American War Cover Collection, of approximately 80 covers; includes a strong section of various patriotic covers mostly originating in San Francisco, various camp postmarks, Philippines military postmarks including straight line Iloilo and Cavite, Manila registered, Bacolod cds, showing of Soldier's Mail usages including various handstamps, etc., other usage including soldiers mail from Hawaii and an Philippines incoming usage from Hong Kong; a nice group for the specialist.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2938Military/War-Related Covers, 1910-50's, of approximately 500 covers; nice showing of WWI usages including patriotics, YMCA & K of C, overseas and A.P.O. usages including straight line soldiers mail cancels, no stamps available, etc., WWII with a strong showing of material including camps and bases, patriotic including caricature, airmail envelope types, V mail and some post WWII material; nice group for the specialist.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2939Military/War-Related Commemoration Covers, 1920-95's, of approximately 400 cover mostly in sleeves; mostly WWII related material with a section of Crosby cachet cover with many naval postmark items, Overrun Countries set, trans-pacific airmail, Marines, etc. also a group of 5 Crosby Naval certificates (unused), other cachet covers including V-E Day, Zeppelin, various patriotic and some modern war commemoration han-painted cachets; many scarce items, worth review.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2940World War II Prominent Figure Autographs on FDC's, 1942-45, group of 6 FDC's; with autographs from General Douglas Mac Arthur, Gen. Doolittle, Gen. Omar Bradley, dual Gen. George C. Marshall & Gen. H.H. Arnold, Gen. Vandergrift and pilot of the Enola Gay Paul Tibbetts.
Estimate $250 - 350.