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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Lot 2019    

Stampless Registry Markings, 1840s-50s, group of 18 covers with mostly blue Philadelphia "R" Recorded markings on covers from Boston, New York, Lancaster Pa., Wilkes Barre Pa., Plymouth Pa., Danville Pa., Harrisburg, Mifflintown, Rehobeth Oh., Easton Pa., 1845 Philadelphia blue cds with blue ms. "Recorded" and matching "40" rating, 1854 New Orleans legal-size cover with partial red "Registered" straightline and matching "Paid 12" rating to Liberty Miss.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $220

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Lot 2020    

Territorial Covers, 1808-1900s, better group of 42 covers including 1829 "Little Rock A.T." folded letter, 1860s "Yankton D.T." cds ties #65 on Provost Marshal's Office cover, Santa Fe N.M. cds ties #11A; 1838 Mineral Point W.T. cds stampless use, 1878 Cheyenne City Wyo. cds cover to "Gen. Bradley Expedition via Deadwood Dacotah"; 1887 Caddo Ind. T.; 1880s Wardner Idaho Ter. oval; 1808 "New Orleans" red cds; 1812 "Opelousas O T, 11. May" manuscript postmark use (illustrated in Huber's Great Mail on p. 14); 1888 "Mescalero, New Mexico" cds; 1884 "Wagon Mound N.M."; "Wyandott K.T." balloon cds use; "Cannon River Falls M.T." balloon-style cds use on 3¢ Nesbitt entire; Henderson M.T." balloon-style cds use; "Omaha City N.T." cds use on #26 cover; and blue "Brownsville N.T." balloon-style cds use on 3¢ Nesbitt entire; etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $1,000

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Lot 2021    

Trans-Miss to Pan-Pacific Issue Cover Balance, 1898-1915, approximately 150 sleeved covers, mostly first class domestic usages from an array of towns, including many corner card covers, fancy cancels, patriotics, etc.; better includes multicolored ad covers including Exposition, Trans-Miss registered usages, similar Pan-Am usages including to New Zealand, 1902 definitives including special delivery, mid-denomination registry, some good foreign destinations, etc., also including Jamestown issues, Louisiana issues to the 10¢, 2¢ reds including many imperfs and 2¢ Lincoln bluish, some nice Pan-Pac usages, etc.; condition mixed, worth review.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,900

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Lot 2022    

United States Better Cover Group, of 17 good covers, includes Round-the-World Zeppelin flight, etc., interesting.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $170

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Lot 2023    

Valentine Cover & Enclosure Collection, of over 70 Valentine cover virtually all 19th century with enclosures; wide range from early stampless usages including folded cover with hand painted Women & Gentle man scene with three verse poem, stamp and stampless covers, an array on embossed cover, enclosures with many intricate and ornate designs with some additional enclosures (without covers), some large bronze design covers, etc.; an excellent group for the Valentine specialist.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 2024    

Washington-Franklin Issue Cover Balance, 1908-20, of several hundreds sleeved covers, mostly first class domestic usages from an array of towns; better includes 1¢ bluish on post card, a run of private perf items including scarce pair usage on cover, good coil waste use, nice section of offset issue usages, an array of registered usages both domestic and foreign, parcel tag, coils and including pairs and strips, etc.; condition mixed, worth review.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 2025    

Washington-Franklin Issues on Foreign Destination Covers, 1909-24, group of 33 covers, with various combination and mix issue frankings, registered, etc.; some of the better destinations include Yugoslavia, Guatemala, Bohemia, Ceylon, Ecuador, Haiti, South Africa, Belgium Congo, etc., nice overall condition.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2026    

Washington-Franklin Issues on Foreign Destination Covers, 1909-24, group of 33 covers, with various combination and mix issue frankings, registered, special delivery, etc.; some of the better destinations include Yugoslavia, Bohemia, Liberia, #F1 combination to Italy, N.S.W., Belgium Congo, Turkey, etc., nice overall condition.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $400

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Lot 2027    

Way Mail, group of 14 covers including Yorktown Va. double-line cds, Hammond N.Y., Mobile Ala., New Orleans red "Way 6" rating handstamp (2), Baltimore Md., Luray Va., Providence R.I. "Way 6", and Balfast N.Y., etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $210

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Lot 2028

Western Scrapbook with Ephemera, massive scrapbook circa 1940s with postcards, brochures, maps, many real photographs, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Indian related and much more, well-assembled, a great glimpse back in time.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $375

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