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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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United States

Lots 2656-2665 Lots 2666-2667

Lot 2656

Ashbrook, S., 19th Century U.S. Postal History - A Special Service Prepared by Stanley Ashbrook, in two grey buckram binders 309+346pp. Includes Index to Special Services in third grey clamshell solander containing 163 fine line photographic plates. "Special Services" was sent to 29 subscribers between June 1951 and December 1959 and constitutes an important linchpin to a collection.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2657

Ashbrook, S., The United States Ten Cent Stamp of 1857-57, 1936, hardbound, 87pp deluxe edition #46 (extremely rare offering) along with 8x10" autographed framed photograph of Stanley Ashbrook.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2658

George Turner Legal Documents, in three ring folder relating to sale of his philatelic library; folio consisting of (1) inventory 28 type written pages (2) instruction of submittal 5pp from attorney Nicholas Ward (3) Philip Wall letter to SMB of Sept 1980 (4) Herbert Trenchard prospectus (5) Turner letter from SMB dated Jan 1979; another important historical philatelic document.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 2659

Manucript Stamp Album, Charles de Jaeger (father of stamp albums and first recorded philatelist.) Letter from Homer Alexson offering sale along with Linn's, Scott article and communication from Smithsonian circa 1970s regarding item.
Estimate    $75 - 100.

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Current Opening Bid: $30

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Lot 2660

Philatelic Icons Photographs, photo album twenty pages of photographs consisting of portraits of 50 plus major philatelic icons including Ferrary, Tapling. Scott, Green. Steinmetz, Phillips, Tiffany, Bacon, Luff, Morgenthau, Kleeman, Gibbons, Booty, Earl Crawford, Caspary, Brazer, Ackerman, Herst, Colby; another important historical document.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2661

Stanley Ashbrook Four Auction Sales, of Great Britain by Herst 1958; One Cent Blues by Harmer 1958 with handwritten PRs; Confederate States by Fifield 1958; Stampless Covers by Paige 1959 a rare and important offering.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2662

Stanley Ashbrook Handbooks, five handbooks; The US Issue of 1869 SC 69pp 1943+letter from Ashbrook to Philip Ward and tear sheets from Amer Philatelist plus The US Ten Cent Stamp of 1855-1857 SC 1936 87pp, The Types of US One Cent of 1851-1857 SC Feb 1922 35pp plus The Types and Plates of US One Cent 1851-1857 SC undated 93pp+tear sheets; plus United States Twelve Cents 1851-1857 SC 1926 23pp.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 2663

Transatlantic Mail Literature, group of 6 publications; includes Winter Understanding Transatlantic Mails Vol. 1-2, Hubbard & Winter North Atlantic Mail Sailings 1840-75, Hargest History of Letter Post Communications Between the United States and Europe, 1845-1875 2nd Edition, Rowe Postal History of Forwarding Agents, Starnes U.S. Letter Rates to Foreign Destinations 1847 to GPU-UPU, also the 2013 Rumsey sale of Winter's Trans-Atlantic Mails.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2664

Machine Cancel Periodicals, Flag Cancellations Vol #1 Sept 1963 cmplt Vol XVII #5 April 1979 whole #1-93 thence large format Flag Cancellation Vol XVI June 1979 cmplt Oct 1986 #94-138 continued as Machine Cancel Form Jan 1987 #139 cmplt #147. with I Plus Maximum Card Society of America Vol 2#5 April 1952 cmplt Vol 6 #2 March 1956.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 2665

U.S. Periodical Group, six miscellaneous rare early periodicals including Collector Advertiser Vol 1 #1 June 2 1927 to Vol VII #1 Feb 1924; plus The Philatelic Journalist Vol 1 #1 Oct 1971 cmplt Vol 11 #6 Dec 1982; plus nine issues of Spencer Anderson Bulletin :1938; plus Gammmans Stamp Notes Vol 1 #1 June 1913 to Vol 2 #1 Nov 1913; plus Postage Stamps Vol 1#1 May 1923 to Vol 1#5 Oct 1923; plus Fidelity's Washington Letter Vol 1 #1 1938; also On The Record from Belmont Faires from SPA Journal Vol 26#7 March 1964 cmplt Dec 1977 in two matching HB volumes; plus Postal Historian Quarterly HB Vol 1#1 Sept 1977 cmplt Vol I #4 1979 (last issue).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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