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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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United States Cover Collections

Lots 2207-2216 Lots 2217-2226 Lots 2227-2236 Lot 2237

Lot 2207    

Abraham Lincoln Collection, wide assortment of Lincoln related collateral including numerous photographs and illustrations, unused patriotic covers and songsheets, carte-de-visite, campaign cover, Lincoln stamp issues on cover and a host of a couple hundreds related covers and cards.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2208    

(Advertising) Cameo Corner Card Group, of six covers; three blue merchant cards from New York, Cincinnati and Indianapolis each franked with 1851, 3¢ dull red (11/11A), one in red on backflap advertising whalebone (backflap tear, N.Y.), one in green from New York and an oversized illustrated steam engine and boiler boxed cameo from Pittsburgh, Pa. (edge nick) each bearing 1857, 3¢ dull red, generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 2209    

Advertising/Illustrated Cover Accumulation, of approximately 230 covers and cards, mostly 1880-1920's with some earlier and later usages; nice array including New England Stamp Co. G.B. £5 stamp facsimile corner card registered wit 5¢ Trans-Miss pair, Panama Rail Road Co., 1893 World's Columbian Expo allover ad, Flexible Flyer sled multicolored ad, Merchant's Gargling Oil including early 1863 corner card (one of the earliest for this M&M revenue issue company), early 1893 Kodak camera label (started in 1892), four colored carnival covers from various states, also a rum of colored illustrated ad designs on 1920's postal cards, etc.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2210    

California Postal History Group, little over 100 California town covers with many ghost towns, 9 express usages (many Nevada) and a mix of other covers including a few other western states; includes a few early with 1850's Mokulumne Hill, most 1870-80's usages with Bodie, Fiddletown, Borden oval, Lundy (Bennett correspondence), Corralitos, Hayden Hilll, Wrights, Howe, Forest City (unusual triple strike) and New Jerusalem just to name a few, express mostly W., F. & Co.; condition mixed, inspect.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 2211    

California Postal History Group, of 19 good to better items; includes group of 5 Placerville from early stampless to 1899 R.P.O., 1850's "Culloma" & "Coloma", 1857 Yreka, early privately carried mail to San Francisco, unusual 1850 S.F. to London usage, 1851 red Sacramento City cds and "40" rate, other foreign and transcontinental usages, few later items, etc.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2212    

Colorado Picture Post Cards, 1900-40s, collection of 400 sleeved cards comprising 271 mint and 129 used cards, topics include downtown Denver: Thayer publishing cards circa 1909 (7), buildings and street scenes 1900-1920 (37), railroad union station, capitol etc (48), city park scenes 1907-20 (13), Colorado Springs Garden of Gods mountain scenery (54), Colorado Springs Pikes Peak 1905-20 (33), Colorado Railroads (11), Red Rocks (13), Royal Gorge (22), Col. Eastern Mountain Scenery (47) incl. Central City (13), Col. Western Scenery (72), etc., various town views and scenes, panoramic views and street scenes, no real photos, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 2213    

Cover Accumulation, of approximately 380 covers and cards mostly housed in albums; wide array of material including early stampless including steamboat and transatlantic, San Juan Puerto Rico crown circle on incoming to Boston, Banknote usages including foreign destinations (15¢ registered to Germany) and fancy town duplexes, small 1858 cover to France with 10¢ two singles, Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, Civil War related including */o patriotics and some mixed CSA, locals mostly Blood's and Boyd's usages with a Union Square 1¢ green tied on cover front, perfins and private perfs, some ephemera and literature including Winter's transatlantic and early auction catalogs including the 1946 F.D.R. sale and Knapp part 2; condition varied, worth careful evaluation.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2214    

Cover Balance, few hundred mostly 20th century covers and cards; includes some early stampless, interesting auxiliary marks including "Fraudulent" and "Cannot Locate Without Vessel's Name", some Possessions, also a run of Am. Airlines first flights and a charred crash cover; inspect.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 2215    

Cover Group including Illinois, 1861-1900s, group of 31 covers including 20th century fancy cancels, registered, etc. strong Illinois, better includes #284, 290 Blue Island Ill. registered to Holland, #213, E1 1889 use with red "Hennepin Ill." cds, Chicago Ridge Ill 1930 yellow pumpkin fancy cancel, Lanesville Ill. 1931 registered with fancy lion cancels, many are ex-Paige.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2216

Ephemera Group, of 43 items; mostly early sewing machine advertising cards, early 18th century book print, 1920-30 magazine prints, ad booklets, etc.; inspect.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lots 2207-2216 Lots 2217-2226 Lots 2227-2236 Lot 2237

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