Lot 2884Early Almanacs & Newspaper, group of 100+ almanacs with some as early as the 1780's and other ranging into the 1860's with medical authors including Dr. Jaynes, Herrick's and many others, also the New Hampshire Gazette newspaper from 1784.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2885Stampless Cover Accumulation, of approximately 130 covers; fair mix of eastern towns, early Philadelphia including blue "R" handstamp incoming from West River, 1834 Georgetown D.C., Baltimore "Way 5" and "Steam" usages, 1798 manuscript Chester, Pa., much from correspondence to Philadelphia; inspect.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2886Louisiana Postal History Collection, of over 50 covers and a few postal cards mostly written-up on stockpages in binder; includes three early 1809-10 New Orleans postmark folded letter sheets to Secretary of Navy in Washington with "Free" handstamps, some other N.O. items including scarce Consulate de France, a la, Nouvelle-Orleans handstamp cover to Baton Rouge, other early townmarks including 1850 Jackson cds, 1831 Port Jackson manuscript, 1850's Minden cds's, Youngs Point, Grand Cane & Cookesville manuscripts, 1830 Clinton manuscript use, includes a section of mixed condition Confederacy including correspondence, three way usages including one with Sydonia oval steamboat handstamp, etc.; condition mixed with some interesting items.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2887The Todsen Collection of New Mexico Territory, collection of approximately 875 covers, cards and cuts mounted on pages with detailed descriptions, a range of better items with Rarity 5-8 items throughout, some highlights include Agricultural College four-line, Agua Negra (ms., 2 recorded), Airolo (2 recorded), Alellen (1 recorded), Animas (ms. type 1, unique), Anniston (1 recorded), Canon (2 recorded), Carlisle (Type 2 straightline, 2 recorded), Carpenter (only known cover), Cerrillos (Type A, only recorded), Cherryville (front, 2 recorded), Coca (3 recorded), Conant (2 recorded), Cranes (1 recorded), Cuba (ms. Type 1, 2 recorded), Daly (2 recorded), Elizabeth (ms. Type 1), Fleming (1 recorded), Fort Craig (type 1, rarity 10), Fort Bayard (type 1, rarity 10), Fort Buchanan (type 1, rarity 10), Gallina (type 1), Gascon (type 1 eku), Hilton (EKU, 3 recorded), Hopewell (only recorded cover), Iloa (only territorial use), Junction City (1 recorded), Kappus (2 recorded), Kelly (EKU ms. type A, 1 recorded), Kermit (2 recorded), Kim (2 recorded), Las Vegas (type 1, rarity 9), Las Vegas (type 2, rarity 10), Lava (type 2a straightline, unique), Leach (3 recorded), Lucas (2 recorded), Macy (2 recorded), Madison (type 2 cds eku), Massey (1 recorded), Mesilla (type 3, rarity 8), Mogollon (type 2A, unique cover), Nambe (type 1, only recorded cover), Naranjos (type 1, unique), Nobe (type 1 ms., 1 recorded), Ogle (type 1, 2 recorded), Oran (type 1, 2 recorded), Otto (type 1, 3 recorded), Padillas (type 1, 2 recorded), Park View (type 1, 2 recorded), Penasco (type 1 ms., rarity 7) in black and magenta manuscript, Percha (type 1 ms., rarity 6), Pioneer (type 1, unique), Plaza del Alcalde (type 1, 2 recorded), Punta (type 2, 2 recorded), Rana (ms. type 1, one recorded), Redland (type 1, 2 recorded), Rehoboth (type 1, 2 recorded), Roanoke (type 1 eku, 3 recorded), Romero (1 recorded), Santa Fe (type 1, rarity 10), Santa Fe (type 5, rarity 8), Santa Rosa (type 1 ms., eku of 3 recorded), Sena (type 2, 1 recorded), Taos eku, Tecolote (ms. type 2, one recorded), Teel (type 1, one recorded), Tierra Amarilla (type 4 fancy straightline) and (type 2A), Tierra Blanca (type 1 ms., 2 recorded), Ute Creek (type 1 ms., rarity 7) with two from first and second operation of post, Wagon Mound (type 2), Watercanon (type 1, rarity 9) as receiver, etc.; a number are cuts and mixed condition with some replaced stamps or faults as usual for a territorial collection, F.-V.F. and important territorial offering.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 2888Rhode Island Stampless Cover Group, of 23 covers; include four fancy Newport oval date stamp usages in red and green with various rates including "Ship" and forwarded, early 1807 Newport cds, 1799 Newport forwarded with New York clamshell postmark, red 1830 Pawtucket oval, 1834 Warren cds in red and 1837 boxed date stamp in red, most other various Newport usages; condition a little mixed; inspect.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2889Naval Cover Possessions Group, hundreds, 1st batch in alpha ship order in jammed shoe box all canceled in Hawaii, 2nd file box of Philippines ships in alpha order; 3rd group few hundred of USS Arizona of loose and in cover folder sorted by year from 1916 on with better cachets, including. few commercial, large majority cacheted with some not, highlights include USS Arizona 6/13/28 to Texas with original letter on matching gray paper with gold USS Arizona letterhead from sailor to girlfriend proposing marriage and other subjects and with 5 black & white photos of the sailor, few #10 size, unpicked, F.-V.F. overall.
Estimate $500 - 750.