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Postal History by Subject

Lots 1969-1978 Lots 1979-1988 Lots 1989-1998 Lots 1999-2008 Lots 2009-2018 Lots 2019-2028 Lot 2029

Lot 1999    

First Day Covers, 1936-1979, accumulation of over 300 cachet FDCs including 160 Art Craft cachets 1940-1965, includes unaddressed, Very Fine group.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 2000    

Highway Post Offices (HPO's), several hundred, mostly 1950's, many philatelic, cacheted, First Trip [did any of these ever make a second trip?], generally nationwide, but with some concentration on the Southeast; generally fine to very fine with minimal condition issues.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 2001    

Jet and Aerospace Postal History and Ephemera Balance, four large boxes filled with air flight material; includes various jet related covers including signed flown, related ephemera French Andorra literature including Ellington-Zwisler rocket mail catalogs, other literature and some stamps.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $150

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Lot 2002    

Kans-Nebr Issues on Cover, approximately 30 covers and cards, with at least 9 cover usages used in the proper state; usages include special airmail, registered, special delivery, Official Business corner card, catapult, etc., some better destinations including Curacao, Belize and Greece, few fancy cancel covers, etc.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $210

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Lot 2003    

Local & Carrier Covers, 24 covers in stockbook, mostly good Boyd & Blood's usages including a couple nice Blood's entires, others include American Letter mail #5L2, few Hale usages and several Baltimore carriers; condition varies, a useful group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2004    

Military Mail including WWI and WWII, 20th century group of over 40 covers including U.S. ships, APOs, soldier mail, POW and Immigration camp mail, etc., note 1916 U.S.S. New York special delivery use; "U.S.S. Minneapolis" straightline use; U.S.S. Pennsylvania registered use; U.S. Marines at Nicaragua, 1942 Indianapolis Ind. P.O.W. mail to Camp Zentsiji at Shikoku, Japan "Passed by U.S. Censor" with 5¢ Prexie; 1943 Fort Stanton N.M. from Immigration Camp to Chicago, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2005    

Post Office Slogan Cancels, thousands upon thousands of covers organized alphabetically according to the first letters of the various Post Office machine slogan cancels spanning the 1950's into the 1980's; thus, there are many cancels appearing as identical multiples across many different towns and states, the collector bought this as a group in 1990 and then tucked it away in his attic.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $160

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Lot 2006    

Postage Due Stamp Covers, group of 35 covers with various postage due frankings, note 1898 #279B bisect drop use marked "Due 1¢" and 1¢ postage due tied by Utica N.Y. cds; 1925 incoming Canada 1¢ yellow strip of three Admiral issue cover to Detroit with U.S. 10¢ special delivery stamp marked "20 more to pay" and reverse with precancelled 2¢ postage due block of 10 precancelled by Detroit; 1909 Russia unpaid to Prisoner at Philadelphia Pa. with 10¢ due; 1917 Canadian Soldier Letter to Detroit via New York with 104th Canadian Inf. Bn. oval and pair of 2¢ postage dues; etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2007    

Postal Card Accumulation, a couple thousand spanning from the 1870's into the early 1900's, with a very few that are later, most are business, advertising, or commercial, but a few carrying personal messages, most are East Coast origin but representatives from most other states also, most minimal condition issues, but some soiling here and there.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

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Realized: $280

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Lot 2008    

Postal History Assortment, 1860-1990, several hundred covers, entires and cards, with ad covers, first days incl. UN, stampless, first flights, RPOs, inaugural, postal stationery, possessions, better noted negative "OK" cancel on card, Kenosha WI smiling face, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $250

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