Lot 1The Life and Fate of the American Natives, intact eight-frame exhibit covering major topics: Theories of Origin; Population, existence and culture due to habitat; Native American activities; Contact and arising conflicts with the "White Man"; Increase of Driving Out; Isolation by "Civilization"; and "Heritage" of the American Natives; wide variety of philatelic elements present including essays, proofs, mint and used stamps, specimens, fancy cancels, slogan cancels, postal cards, postal history, better individual items include: U.S. #1 single tied by red Albany N.Y. cds to Providence (1983 PFC), two #1 singles on cover from Boston to Covert N.Y., $5 Columbian #245 unused plus 10¢ plate number and imprint strip of four, U.S. $1 Trans-Miss #292 o.g., 287-E9, 288-E5 & 298-E8 Trans-Miss. bicolor essays (cat. $550 each), Wells Fargo 10¢ brown #143L7 on #U35 entire (cat. $5500) in outstanding Gem Condition, Wells Fargo 25¢ blue #143L8 on #U35 entire (cat. $4500), Wells Fargo $1 #143L3 tied by blue Running Pony oval on top part of 10¢ green entire showing St. Joseph cds and part of red frank, 1869 3¢ #114 tied by Adrian Mich. fancy bee cancel, several Fort covers including Fort Wingate and Fort Custer, Indian Territory mail 1880 use with Naperville Ill. "Indian Head" fancy cancel, few Newspaper stamps and a large die proof, Better U.S. steamboat handstamps including gem strike of red "Steamer Natchez No. 2" oval (2008 PFC); Steamer "Cherokee" fancy handstamp (Milgram 212) on #U10 (1999 PFC), red "Red River Packet, Steamer Choctaw" oval, red "Steamer Osceola", and red "Packet, Swamp Fox" oval, etc., 1922-1931 14¢ American Indian issue including #565 plate block, worn plate var., 1981 13¢ Crazy Horse material including advertising photo, paste-up block etc.; Guatemala 1878 2r Indian Woman #12 large die proof and various color die proofs in various colors, 1841 folded cover with Santos fish cancel to Montevideo, G.B. original Mulready essay proof without value and signed by William Mulready (ex-Yates), 1d Mulready used with red Maltese cross, France 1894 30c hand-painted essay (Design No. 207 with three small essays for the planned 1900 new issue of the French post), Liberia 1974 handmade proof mockup for the 25c UPU stamp showing American Pony Express rider; etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
AN AMAZING AWARD WINNING INTACT EXHIBIT COLLECTION LAST SHOWN AT NY2016 WHERE IT WON A LARGE GOLD MEDAL AND WAS NOMINATED FOR THE GRAND PRIX.
Time will be need to fully appreciate the breadth of this wonderful collection. There are many interesting and valuable items throughout that are used to illustrate the important story of the American Indian.
Lot 2Balance of Indian Related Exhibit, 1841-1900s, group of over 16 items including 1841 Onondaga N.Y. cds on folded letter, 1856 Mishawauka Ind. to Wurttemberg at prepaid 30¢ PCM rate, 1887 "Childer's Station Ind. Terr. to Tahlequah with receiver (ex-Bleuler), 1907 U.S. Indian Service receipt at Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency Okl., Office of Indian Affairs free frank use, etc.; some flaws, Fine and scarce group.
Estimate $400 - 600.