Lot 1040Marin County Cover Collection, approximately 260 covers and cards arranged on stockpages in three binders, mostly 1860-1930's usages including 1870's Angel Island first type postmark and second type on cover to England, Belvedere and Black Point first type postmarks, Bolinas first type on cover to Switzerland, Eastland first postmark on registered, early Fairfax manuscript, Fallon and Ignacio first types, early Marshall postmarks including 1880's wheel-of fortune duplex, 1876 Nicasio manuscript on a "Way" cover, scarce 1868 Olema first type and later including 1884 registered to Switzerland, 1884 Paperville, early Point Reyes, nice showing of San Quentin, San Rafael including early manuscript (faulty) and first handstamp tying #35, etc.; a nice collection with many scarce items.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1041San Francisco Postmark & Advertising Collection, 1880-90's, of approximately 700 covers arranged by William numbers, with a comprehensive array of both postmarks and commercial advertising covers with many illustrated designs; postmarks with early handstamp killers, section of duplex killer with/without numbers, special delivery markings, auxiliary, section of machine cancels including Barry, International, Leavitt, flag machines including scarce 1897 "Mission Street R.P.O.", etc., a remarkable array of advertising focusing on illustrated designs including a nice showing of allover & multicolored designs including Bull Durham Tobacco card showing Calvary in Horseback and American Wringer Co. showing early washing machine, other illustrated designs with Winchester rifles, San Francisco District Telegraph Co., S.F. Chronicle registered usage from Constantinople, Wells, Fargo & Co. allover designs, California State Mining Bureau, Women's Suffrage Headquarters and much more; inspection a must.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1042San Francisco County Covers, 26 covers and cards; includes Alcatraz (10 items) with 1892 cds (SAF-60, only one listed by Williams) and later postmarks including SAF-80 on illustrated corner card, SAF-110 on picture post card with photo of "Part of Cell Block "D"", etc., Oceanview (2 items) with first type postmark (SAF-140) on 3¢ War Dept entire and 1887 third type (SAF-160, earliest recorded in Williams), the balance Presidio (SAF-180 to 190) with 10 different patriotic usages; condition varies, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1043San Francisco Postmark & Advertising Collection, 1890-1910's, of approximately 1,000 covers roughly arranged by William numbers, with a comprehensive array of both postmarks and commercial advertising covers with a nice showing illustrated designs; postmarks with various sections of machine cancels including Barry, International, stations, P.P.I.E. slogans as well as various auxiliary handstamps, array of advertising and commercial corner cards, with illustrated designs including a nice showing of multicolored designs including various Portola Festival covers, Dixon Crucible, Cunningham Whisky, Coes Key Model, other illustrated designs with Remington shotgun, Columbia Phonograph Co., Pacific Motor Supply Co. showing early motorcycle and much more; inspection a must.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1044Yosemite, Cal. (Mariposa), group of 14 covers and card; includes ca. 1876 "Yo Semite" manuscript cancel, 1880-81 cds (MAR-2210) in red and blue (later cover with Yo-Semite Valley Hotel corner card), 1887 cds (MAR-2250) on registered entire, 1890 red cds (MAR-2260) on illustrated Stoneman House corner card cover, later illustrated covers including Sentinel Hotel (3 different) and Camp Curry, 1899 illustrated card to Germany, 1897 hand-drawn corner card, 1919 O.B. cover, generally Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.