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Sale 73: The March Sale

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Regular Issues on Cover

Lots 2945-2954 Lots 2955-2960

Lot 2945    

1851, 3¢ Orange Brown, Types I & II, July 1851 Usage Collection, group of 50 covers used during the first month of usage starting with the 2nd day mostly complete through the 31st with some duplicate dates, most are plated with notes concerning varieties, includes: Jul. 2 Vargennes Vt. blue cds with #10 pos. 25R1e (faulty), red "Chicago Ill. Jul 3" cds and matching grids tie beautiful four-margins 3¢ #10A pos. 56R1e with deep rich color, red "North Bridgewater Ms. Jul 4" cds with matching grid ties #10A bottom sheet margin single, blue Baltimore Md. Jul 5" cds on #10A to New York and with "Forwarded" straightline and "New-York Jul 6" cds to Boston, red "New-York Jul 8" cds on cover with #10A pos. 84L1e tied by squared grid, red "Boston '6cts' 9 Jul" cds with magenta small Boston "Paid" grids on two singles on cover to Portland Me. (one is stated to be part India paper), and red "U.S. Express Mail N.Y. 'N.York' Jul 11" cds on cover with two #10A singles pos. 71R1e, 85R1e (one having ½ inner frameline) to Boston; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 10/10A    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A REMARKABLE GROUP OF 3¢ 1851 ISSUE FIRST MONTH USAGES.

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Lot 2946    

1851-86, Postal History Balance, group of 13 covers, includes couple transatlantics, incoming ship mail, #73 on wrapper to Nova Scotia with "1" due marking, #207, 210 at UPU rate to Bermuda, "STEAM/SHIP" and "40" on cover "By Columbus" cover to Massachusetts; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $240

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Lot 2947    

1870-88 Bank Note Postal History Balance with strong 1¢, group of 42 covers including registered, foreign mail, fancy cancels, territorial, advertising, grilled issues etc., noted includes #137 on cover to England (small cover flaws), #134 on Boston third class unsealed circular use to Haverhill, #206 tied by Logan Ia. skull and cross bones fancy cancel, advertising including Atlanta Cotton Expo, illustrated Champion Fire Extinguisher, #147 with "Don't USM" Bridgeport Ct. fancy cancel, #206 on Alden pioneer private post card,1¢ jumbo used on 2¢ Black Jack entire, #156, 160 to Belgium, #156 on #UX3 to Switzerland, etc.; some faults.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $1,150

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Lot 2948    

19th Century Cover Accumulation, several hundred plus covers; includes stampless with a few interesting items, #11's on cover including some variety, cameo ads, few later foreign usages and other ad cover including allover designs, 1860's medicinal, Banknotes including grills, 1¢ Treasury wrapper usage, etc.; worth review.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2949    

2002 Greetings from America Collection, exhibit collection in binder; of 46 FDC's along with a corresponding 1930-40's large letter post card.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Lot 2950    

Admiral Byrd Cover Group, group consisting of Byrd-related covers, includes 1934 imperf Expo Sheet on attractive cacheted cover, also three Operation Highjump covers, 1935 signed "R.E. Byrd" Little America cover, also Akron cover signed "Charles E. Rosendahl" Vice Admiral and Commander of the Akron at Lakehurst, interesting group.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $160

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Lot 2951    

Autographs on First Day Covers, 1950-80's, collection of approximately 200 covers bearing autographs from an array of notable persons; includes actor/actress with Mary Tyler Moore, Jane Russell, Linda Blair "The Exorcist", dual Gene Autry & Roy Rogers autographs on pony expres FDC, etc., baseball including two multi signature Hall of Famer covers, authors, Olympics, cartoonists, music, auto racers, comedians, politicians including Jimmy Carter on Inauguration Day cover, inventors & scientists, singers, astronauts including Buzz Aldrin & John Glenn, etc.; careful inspection should prove rewarding.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $750

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Lot 2952    

Better Classic U.S. Cover Balance, group of 16 covers including #163 EKU of July 22nd 1873 from Ransom Mich., #64 on patriotic Connecticut Union cover (cat. $1,500), #26 used Mar. 4th 1861 on Abe Lincoln's First Inauguration Day (Brookman cat $5,000), #11A used with #3LB2 with both tied, #579 to Denmark, #114 with Charlestown N.H. masonic square and compass fancy cancel, CSA #2e on Macon Ga. cover, #15 on Brownsville Va. cover to Oroville Cal., #36 paid on Philadelphia cover to England, #64 with Columbus Oh. Prison Bars fancy cancel, "North West Mich. 3 May" cds (Helbock R9) on cover w/ #11, 1899 Star Tobacco ad cover with St. Louis Mo. "Grand Ave Circuit R.P.O." waving flag machine cancel, etc.; mixed condition, Owner's Retail over $6500.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,700

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Lot 2953    

Classic Issues On Cover Group, 1847-70, of 30 covers; including #1 cover, 1851 issues with nice #11+LO2 combination from Philadelphia, couple Blood's usages, 4-margin #15 on cover to Oregon, 1857 usages including #36 pair to England, well centered #25, 1¢ usages including 26+24 combination, 1861 issues with #63 Penny Mail, #69 & 78b solo usages to England, some later grill usages, etc.; condition varied.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $900

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Lot 2954    

United States Cover Accumulation, mix of many hundreds; including Collection Wagon postmarks, R.P.O.'s, early ads, Philippines and a little foreign; worth a look.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $550

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Lots 2945-2954 Lots 2955-2960

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