Lot 430Eagle, sharp clear strike of this detailed cancel duplexed with "Harrisburg Pa., Mar 31" cds on 3¢ pink (U59) buff entire to Philadelphia Pa.; no flap, Very Fine and rare strike. Skinner-Eno No. PT-E 19.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 431Hat, neat strike duplexed with "Madison, Wis., May 19" cds cancels 2¢ red entire to Milwaukee, Wis., May 20th receiving backstamp; hint of corner toning, otherwise Very Fine and rare fancy cancel.
Cole No. HA-16 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 432Leaf, two strikes tie 3¢ ultramarine (114) on orange cover to Mellenville, N.Y., matching "Egg Harbor City, N.J., Oct 25" cds; reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Skinner-Eno No. PP-L unlisted Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 433Padlock, complete strike duplexed with partial "West Meriden, Ct. Oct 7" cds on cover to Boston, Mass.; minor tone spot, Very Fine strike of this rare cancel.
Skinner-Eno No. PO-Pl 7 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 434Seeing Eye of Orland, Ind., full strike tying 1861, 3¢ rose on cover to Ovid Centre, Mich., matching "Orland, Ind., Jul 21" cds; cover reduced at left, accompanied by a later 1¢ postal card to Detroit, Mich. (1876 usage) canceled by similar fancy, matching "Orland, Ind., Nov 1" cds alongside, Very Fine and choice strikes, a scarce Masonic fancy cancellation. Scott No. 65.
Skinner-Eno No. LS-O 2 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 435Shoo Fly, two complete strikes duplexed with "Waterbury, Ct. Jun 24" cds tie two 3¢ ultramarine (114) singles on legal-size pale yellow cover to Shreveport, La., 1870 docketing at left; small edge flaws and contemporary doodling affects cds and left stamp, also with light crease, Fine and rare cancel. Rohloff No. M-2.
Skinner-Eno No. PA-Is 7 Estimate $500 - 750.
ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE WATERBURY CONN. FANCY CANCEL.
Lot 436Skull, fine strike duplexed with partial "Newark, N.J., Mar 21" cds on light buff cover from the H.B. Shaw correspondence to Alfred, Me.; mild corner toning, Fine and scarce fancy cancel.
Skinner-Eno No. PH-M 35 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 437Women's Boot, perfect detailed strike duplexed with bold "West Berkeley, Cal. Mar 1 1884" cds on 3¢ War (UO54) blue entire with preprinted address to Chief Signal Officer, U.S. Army, Washington D.C., Mar. 7th receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine and choice.
Cole No. BT-4 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 438(Antarctica) 1939-41, U.S. Antarctic Expedition - USS Bear, correspondence of 18 cover from expedition member R.A. McLean to parents while on the USS Bear South Polar cruise, cancels for First day of Post Office, Little America, Palmer Land, Galapagos Islands, Pago Pago Samoa and Dundin New Zealand, three with original enclosed letters, two of which are on expedition stationery, Very Fine, scarce and fresh to the market.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 439(Antarctica) 1947, "Operation Highjump", signed "Lt. H.G. Aune" flown covers, group of 10 signed flown cover of the U.S. Navy "Operation Highjump", each cover accompanied by extensive descriptions from the AAMC catalog (7th ed, Vol I), these come from the family of one of the pilots. AAMC $1,350.
Estimate $400 - 600.