Lot 2761Alaska Postal History, 1892-1939, of 22 postal stationery entires and a unused 1920 real-photo of steamboat in Wrangel, with postmarks including 1892 Jackson, 1894 Juneau, 1899 Fort Wrangle, 1898 Klawock, 1899 Juneau, 1903 Ketchikan (originating in Metlakahtla), 1907 Fairbanks registered, 1907 Kodiak, 1918 Chignik registered, 1922 Steel Creek registered to Sweden, etc.; choice strikes throughout.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2762(Connecticut) Meriden & West Meriden Postal History, 1840-1890s, collection of approx. 75 covers of the two towns, 33 are stampless with various rating handstamps, auxiliary markings and 1845 Meriden Postmaster "W. Booth" free frank, stamped mail includes ladies embossed cover with 11A, 2¢ Blackjack, a fancy "S" cancel use, three with two different fancy "M" cancels (two Skinner Eno LS-M 12 and a Skinner Eno L-M 15 (ex-Fay, Eno), great lot for the specialist, some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2763Maine Postal History Group, 1860-80's, of 15 different covers, selected for unusual or attractive cancels or towns, includes 3¢ (26) tied by North Haven "balloon" cds on embossed ladies cover; 3¢ (114 split grill) tied by grid, North Waterford cds; 3¢ (65) tied by grid, Portland cds, arced "Registered" handstamp; 3¢ (65) tied by geometric, So. St George rimless cds; 3¢ (65) manuscript cancelled with matching West Cornville Me manuscript town, boxed "Advertised" handstamp with manuscript "1" rate; 3¢ Banknote with Winterport masonic cancel; etc., also note Railroad cover with embossed A&KRRC, Waterville, embossed shield type corner card, etc.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2764(Massachusetts) Boston, Mass. Flag Machine Cancels, 1894-1917, couple hundred covers identified in slips; organized by types, includes stations, etc.; inspect.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2765Michigan Postal History, 1850s-1900s, lot of 175 covers or cards and a few real photo post cards, many interesting uses throughout with some better towns and advertising, registered, etc. note U348, 230 with illustrated "The Emery" hotel advertising, U349 with Olivet College illustrated advertising, 1855 and 1856 Paw Paw Mich. transatlantics to London unpaid and paid via Collins line, etc.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2766New Jersey Postal History, 1800s-1900s, accumulation of approximately 320 covers and cards in sleeves arranged on G&K pages in four binders, virtually all pre-1920, with nineteenth century predominating, including stampless mail incl. fancy ovals, many illustrated and advertising designs, some fancy cancels with three Blairstown fancy "JVD" monogram cancels, small towns and DPOs, foreign destinations including Denmark, Japan and Uruguay, postal cards, registered including foreign mail and 10¢ Pan-Am #299 use, special delivery, auxiliary markings incl. advertised and forwarded, typical mixed condition, many F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2767New Jersey Railroad Postal History, 1850s-1900s, collection of 67 covers and cards including extensive Morris & Essex R.R. section of 40 covers and rare Ribbon Markers section (ex-Arch, 1870s-1900) of 22 covers and cards plus 4 tickets mostly having blue oval or double-circle datestamp with name of railroad and town (10 being reportedly unique), etc; some mixed condition, F.-V.F. and excellent collection for the specialist, mostly ex-Arch.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2768South Carolina - Stamped Postal History, 1847-1900s, group of 25 covers including three 5¢ #1 covers from Charleston (2) and Camden; #7 pair Charleston to Anderson C.H.; #9 strip of three from Smyrna S.C.; #32 Beaufort S.C. cover to Cal.; two revenue documents with #75 and #88, #26 Columbia use with green H.C. Nichols china illustrated cameo ad; #26 Columbia cover with blue McKenzie's Confectionery Store illustrated cameo ad; etc.; mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2769(South Carolina) Charleston S.C. - Stamped Mails 1851-1860, group of 48 stamped and stamped envelopes, better include July 11th 1851 use of #10A; #11A tied by "Charleston S.C. '1 Cent' Jul 3" cds on cover to Sullivan's Island (the only recorded combination); U17 entire to San Francisco; U27 star die entire used Oct. 26th 1860; #26 held for postage use; #11A use with "5¢ Due" rating; some circular rate usages bearing #9 or #24 frankings; three "Advertised / One Cent" framed handstamp usages, etc; some mixed condition, F.-V.F., ex-Karrer.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2770South Carolina Postal History, 1800s-1860s, massive collection of over 1,000 mostly stampless covers but also including 3¢ Nesbitts and 1851-57 3¢ frankings, better noted Yorktown negative "5" rating handstamp, "Walterboto So. Ca." fancy oval, Pendleton large blue numerals "5", "X", "XX" and "Paid X", crude Mt. Elon cds and "5" ratemarker; Meeting Street 3¢ Nesbitt use to NYC where advertised; "Lawtonville S.C." brownish cds; 1827 "Lancaster S.C." fancy brownish cds letter, Leesville manuscript. "2" lady's envelope drop use; Hamburg fancy "X" rating handstamp; Greenville oval; 1811 "Geo Town" manuscript. postmark; Erwinton fancy cds uses; Bluffton fancy cds, etc.; wide range of towns including Abbeville, Adams Run, Aiken, Alston, Anderson C.H., Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Bennettsville, Bethlehem, Big Creek, Bishopsville, Black Oak, Blairsville, Black River, Bluffton, Calhoun Mills, Catfish, Cherokee Pond, Cheraw C.H., Chester, Clark's Fork, Conwayboro, Crop Hill, Darlington, Double Branches, Duck Branch, Due West Corner, Edgefield, Elton, Grahamville, Goshen Hill, Glen Spring, Graniteville, Greenville, Harrisburgh, Harmony College, Horse Shoe, Hopkins, Lancaster C.H., Laurens C.H., Leesville, Lexington, Leavensworth, Lewisville, Limestone Springs, Little River, Little Rock, Lodi, Lodimont, Lower 3 Runs, Lynchwood, Marion, Mars Bluff, Midway, Mile Grove, Monroe, Monterey, Mt. Bethel, Monchs Corner, Mt. Carmel, Mount Clio, Mt. Tabor, Mt Willing, Mullins, Newberry, Parks Store, Pine Ville, Pickensville, Pleasant Valley, Pocotaligo, Pomaria, Red Bank, Richardsons, Robertville, Rantowles, Sandy Run, Silver Glade, Smith's Store, Society Hill, Spartanburg, Springville, State-burgh, Stoneypoint, Summerville, Swift Creek, Table Mountain, Temperanceville, Terrysville, Thomas X Roads, Tombsville, Timber Ridge, Tunnel Hill, Union C.H., Vance's Ferry, Webb Store, Willington, etc.; also includes folder of early letters; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.