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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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State/Provincial Postmarks

Lots 2586-2595

Lot 2586    

Arizona Postal History Balance, selection of 75+ (#10 or larger) covers, majority 50+ (20s-40s), some nicer postmarks and usages, registered, couple of flights, few cacheted, nice mixture; all identified in glassines, owner retail $700.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 2587    

Early Stampless Covers, accumulation in binder; useful showing including transatlantic, S.F. "40" rate, steamboat mails, etc.; worth a look.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $300

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Lot 2588    

Machine Cancel Collection, lovely collection of over 250 covers, first album with 132+ that are mostly scarce or uncommon types with a wide variety of companies present including Leavitt, American, Barnard, Barry, Chesire, Tilton, International, Pneumatic, Columbia incl. Washington D.C. receiving repeater, Perfection, Time-Cummins, Potter & Vail, etc., some better noted incl. American Fall River Mass. "eagle", 1893 Columbian Expo World's Fair Station, Krag Wash. D.C. Experimental on penalty piece, Chesire type 3 Cleveland Oh., Potter & Vail type G-2 Galesburg Ill. (1 of approx. 11 recorded), and Potter & Vail J-2 Kewanee Ill. and also type F-4 receiving backstamp, second album with 118 flag machine cancels on covers and cards including territories, military, naval, censored, street cars, RPOs etc, an excellent starting collection with some quality strikes.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2589    

Montana Territory, 1880s, group of 12 covers and cards including 1882 Deer Lodge, 1882 Virginia City, Bozeman four different cds's, 1885 Townsend, 1889 Red Bluff "W.P." way packet, 1881 White Sulphur Springs, 1882 Red Bluff oval, and two Red Bluff way packet uses; some mixed condition.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 2590    

Nevada Postal History Collection, of approximately 300 covers and cards in sleeves; nice range of towns and some interesting real-photo cards, includes 1864 Austin N.T. manuscript and 1860's cds, 1887 Beowawe, 1884 Burwood, 1908 Carson City registered, 1881 Columbus, 1907 Buckskin on postcard, 1889 Deeth, 1885 Empire City, 1883 El Dorado manuscript, 1890's Goldfield, 1860's Gold Hill n.T. manuscript, 1880 & 1893 Hamilton, 1903 Kennedy, 1920 Lower Rochester, Reno including real-photo cards with 1909 "Burning of Largest Gambling House in the State" and "Roosevelt in Reno", etc.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2591    

Oregon Postal History Balance, substantial accumulation of cards and covers dating from the late 19th century up to modern times, lots of Helbock scarcity ratings of 1, 2, and 3, most with clean and clear cancels, almost no machine cancels or large city cancels, lots of Doanes, 4-bars, and other small town cancels, a few interesting usages and/or ancillary markings, retail values to $10 or so, although most are much less, a good value for the club or show dealer and for the beginning collector.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2592    

Postal History, Rate Study, 1802-1853, collection of 56 Stampless all sleeved, with rate and route descriptions, majority with handstamps, handful of manuscripts, 21 pre-1839 with quite a diverse State/City and rate distribution; includes 1802 early Boston Ms circular pnk Oct 18 at 8¢ rate, 1820 double rate (2 x 10¢) New Haven to New York, 1825 18 ¾¢ rate, New Orleans 1841 $1 (4 x 25¢) rate to New York, overall a nice group with diverse origins, destinations and markings, worthy of review, please inspect.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $200

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Lot 2593    

Territorial and State Covers, 1857-1908, small group of 5 better covers comprising 1908 Fort Liscum Alaska; 1896 Lehi, Arizona Terr. to Haapai, Friendly Islands Tonga; 1857 Tecumseh K.T. with #26 and original letter with Indian content "Report states that the Indians in Douglas County are committing depredations of the most horrid descriptions. They are murdering the whites. The troops are out on the plains. They have had one or 2 skirmishes with the Indians."; 1885 Black Hawk N.M. manuscript postmark with #210 on Solid Silver Mining Co. corner card cover; 1882 Raton N.M. ties #207 on Raton Coal and Coking Company corner card cover; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2594    

United States to the Netherlands, 1837-1849, group of 10 stampless folded letters including 1837 Baltimore paid via Liverpool to Schiedam; 1844 with Harndens oval per Acadia (addressee partially crossed out), interesting group.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 2595    

Washington State Postal History Balance, the large towns, Seattle, Olympia, Tacoma, and Spokane, a thousand or so cards and covers spanning all era's from the earliest Statehood days until the present day, many, many obscure stations and contract post offices, lots of usages and ancillary markings, advertising, corner cards, etc., retail values to $25, although the typical value would be under $5 or so, a good value for the club or show dealer and for the beginning collection.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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