Lot 3416Western State Postal History. Stock of 650+ covers in slips arranged by state, mostly later 19th through mid 20th century with a nice range of towns, with strong showing of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico & Washington.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3417Western Express Balance Lot. A wonderful lot of 98 covers with a wide variety of frankings & markings, the majority of covers are used by Wells, Fargo & Co., however some other Express companies are present such as Langton's, Bamber, Pacific, Pacific Union, Gregory's, Reynolds, Todd & Co.s, noted are a few all over shaded ad covers, mixed condition, please inspect, an important lot for the specialist.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 3418Turkish cigarette / cigar country flag cards. 29 different Recruit cards and 15 Helmar country seal cards, some light card edge wear, Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 3419Cover balance lot. 60 covers, including terrific 1899 Kansas City "Fall Festivities" carnival, two South Dakota, five South Carolina, 42 Vermont (31 postal cards), and 10 Washington (Bureau issues, W-F, and two entires) mixed condition with many being fine, corner cards including Whiskey, good range of towns, please inspect.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3420Stampless Cover Balance Lot. A fascinating lot of 357 stampless covers used domestically with a wide variety of cancels & usages, included are Fancy Cancels, Color Cancels, Ladies Covers, Advertising Covers, Express Usages, Auxiliary Markings, etc., noted are some early Straight Line Postmarks & Clamshell postmarks, many nice cancels & rate are present, mixed condition, please inspect as this is an important lot for the specialist.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Lot 3421Stampless cover balance, 1830-40's. 11 covers, four express, five Way, one N.Y. Ship and one Steamboat cover, nice variety of rates, few minor flaws.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3422State Postmark cover balance. 49 items, including Alabama (6)., Arkansas.(17), Dakotas (4), Delaware(5), and Illinois.(17), 19th and early 20th century, nice variety of frankings, fine to very fine, inspection recommended.
Estimate $250 - 300.
Lot 3423Territorial cover balance. 33 covers, 19th to early 20th century, including Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi and Wisconsin (one each), Nevada and Louisiana (2 each), Oklahoma (9) and New Mexico (15), better include 1811 Natchez, Miss., 1846 Sheboygan, W.T., 1863 Virginia City, N.T.; condition varies.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 3424Territorial Cover Balance Lot. A interesting lot of 45 covers from a wide array of Territories including Nevada, Arizona, Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, etc., included is a Carson City, U.T. straight line, Kearney City, Neb. cds, Fort Union, N. Mex. cds, Fort Bridger, U.T., Santa Fe, N. Mex. cds, etc., mixed condition, please inspect.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3425Town Cover Stock. Approximately 150 covers and cards in dealer sleeves; various states represented with items generally retailing $10-50; including Alaska, Colorado, Indian territory, early mid-west including good Kansas and Nebraska, Texas and good Wyoming, other better including Port Townsend kicking mule fancy (2 covers), etc.; worth inspection.
Estimate $400 - 600.