Lot 9561898, 1¢ deep green. Tied by Peshtego, Wis. duplex cancel on 1899 postcard printed in Canada with all over design showing Flag, Eagle & Allegorical Figure, to New York, card & stamp with minor wrinkle, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 279 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 9571895, 2¢ carmine, type III. Tied by Chicamauga National Park, Ga. duplex cancel on 1898 cover with red, white & blue illustrated design showing Crossed Flags & Eagle, from a soldier in camp to his father in Mass., with letter enclosed datelined "Camp Thomas, Ga.", F.-V.F.
Scott No. 267 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 9581898, Flag & Poem. Waving flag (the white is actually printed) with patriotic poem, on cover to London, England, franked with 5¢ Trans-Miss (nice tie-in with stamp showing Fremont waving flag on Rocky Mountain), British flag decal on reverse, minor corner wear, backflap a little flimsy, otherwise, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 959Flag. 1899 Cover from Mexico to Sweden with lovely red, white & blue all over Patriotic flag design, franked with on reverse with four different Mexican adhesive tied by cds's with Sweden arrival postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 960Great Seal of the United States. Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ deep claret, on soldier's letter postmarked "Washington D.C. '98" machine cancel to Indiana, with "DUE 2" handstamp and pen cancelled J39; opened at top, otherwise quite attractive, F.-V.F., scarce solder's letter with postage due.
Scott No. J39 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 961Rough Riders in Action. Red and blue soldier & flag design on cover to Indiana, franked with 2¢ red (s.e. at top) tied by Washington D.C. duplex postmark; small cover tear at top, Very Fine.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 962Spanish-American War Covers. 8 covers; 6 patriotic flag designs including 2 allover Flag usages and "Remember the Maine" view design with matching letterhead enclosure from soldier at Presidio, Cal. (interesting content), others to and from Manila; condition a little varied, F.-V.F.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 963Spanish-American War patriotics covers. 12 covers with flag motifs, including Sc. #288 on allover design, #206 Eagle and Flag, #273 with two panel design, and #286 with crossed flags; nice variety, some faults, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 250.
Lot 964The Veronica C. Baird Correspondence, 1917-18. 7 covers with enclosures and postal card sent from son, Ensign B.H. Baird U.S.N.R.F. who was sent over to France to train as a pilot at the Ecole D?Aviation Militaire in Avord; interesting enclosures regarding photos taken shortly after arrival (5 small photos included) showing Baird in uniform with instructors (note on reverse "Instructors…since been killed") and Baird in front of plane holding broken propellor, the trials of aviation school and getting his brevit (pilot licence), later letters from Ile Trudy regarding the flying of seaplanes: Since writing the above I have had two motor failures at sea, about twenty miles out. The first time my propellor broke at an altitude of 1,200 feet carrying away part of my left wing and fuselage. The whole machine quivered like a wounded bird, other interesting flight content, etc., Very Fine, a fascinating correspondence during World War II.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 965Baltimore & Ohio R.R. 3¢ dull red, socked on the nose oval "Adamstown / B. & O. R. R. / Jan 3 1861" of the type of station markings illustrated in Remele but not listed, said by him to be rare or very rare; backflap with tear, otherwise, Very Fine cover.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $200 - 250.