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State Usages

Lots 2343-2352 Lots 2353-2354

Lot 2343    

Alaska Territory Postal History, 1898-1900s, group of 35 covers including 1898 Ounalaska use (faulty), 1905 Juneau #319 cover to Tacoma Wash. endorsed "Taxu Alaska via Juneau", 1919 Flat, Alaska registered use; 1916 Fox, Alaska; several Dog Team covers, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $200

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Lot 2344    

Baltimore Early Postal History, 1788-1799, group of 23 with straightline postmarks including 1788 "BALTIMORE, MAY 4." straightline, 1789 "BALT. May 18" straightline, 1789 "BALTIMORE. Jan 21" straightline, 1789 small "BALT. No 13" straightline, 1790 "Baltimore. April. 13" large straightline, 1790 "Baltimore, Sep." with "Sh 2.16" ship rating; 1791 "BALTIMORE, FEB 7" straightline, and fifteen 1793-99 "BALT" straightline strikes, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $800

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Lot 2345    

Boston Postal History, 1783-1799, group of 11 with straightline postmarks including 1783 "BOSTON" straightline and "6 NO" Franklin mark with ms. "3.8 Paid" rating to New York, 1793 "BOSTON" straightline and "5 DE" Franklin mark with ms. "20" rating to Philadelphia; 1794 "BOSTON" straightline with ms "Sh 12" rating to Newburyport Mass.; etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $375

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Lot 2346    

California Cover Balance, 19 covers & cards in binder; includes some good Wells, Fargo & Co. usages including handstamp from Yreka, Chinese Camp and a straight line Clippers Gap, townmarks including 1873 manuscript Callahan's Ranch postmark with enclosure mentioning the Modoc War, other material mostly turn of the century.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $325

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Lot 2347 /o   

California Picture Post Cards, assembly of 79 cards with many better real-photo, mostly Santa Cruz views and buildings but also includes Mt Hermon, Big Basin, Floral Parade car and Yosemite showing falls, El Capitan, etc.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $375

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Lot 2348    

New York City Postal History, 1760-1799, group of 21 including 1760 "New/York" two-line postmark on incoming packet letter from Great Britain (ASCC type A $1,000); 1786 "N_ York May 14." (ASCC type I) with "3.8" rating to Boston; numerous straightlines, strikes of the Clamshell postmark in red and black, few ship ratings; a nice group, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Realized: $1,450

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Lot 2349    

Oregon Doane Cover Collection, over 125 covers and mostly cards housed in cover books; nice range of towns throughout with very little duplication, many with additional transit postmarks, strong clear strikes throughout; a nice assembly for the Oregon cover collector, please inspect.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2350    

Oregon Related Western Express Covers, over 25 franked entires from the Marks correspondence; includes red "Beekman's Express, Jacksonville" oval handstamp on cover with stamp removed after delivery and docketed 1862, four Pacific Union Express frank covers two with allover shaded ads, Tracy & Co. frank usage (no handstamps), balance Wells, Fargo & Co. frank usages with handstamps from Canonville, Roseburg, Yreka, Portland, Jacksonville, Oakland & S.F., few other non express covers including 1862 usage from Waldo.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $750

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Lot 2351    

Oregon State & Territorial Cover Group, approximately 85 covers in dealer slips; includes some territorial usages including 1861 Lafayette manuscript & 1854 Astoria cds, couple later allover Astoria as covers, Salem usages including 1957 24¢ usage to England, Portland with a couple nice wagon ads and 3¢ Treasury issue use, other postmarks including 1882 Woodburn and 1887 Rock Point, express usages mostly Wells, Fargo & Co. from Roseburg, Portland, Jacksonville, couple Northern Pacific Ex. Co. usages, also a group of incoming covers.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Realized: $2,200

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Lot 2352

San Francisco Street Car Photos, 80 different 4½x2¾" black and white photos from the 1940's, some with handwritten notations on reverse identifying car including a couple "last day of operation" notations, wide range of view including wharf side, etc.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $140

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