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Military/War-Related Covers

Lots 2781-2790 Lot 2791

Lot 2781    

Military Camps and Forts, 1865-1894, better collection of 46 covers and cards including 1865 Fort Scott; 1860s Fort Laramie, Neb. Terr. with #65; 1882 Fort Reno, Ind. Terr. registered; 1875 Camp Stambaugh, Wyo. Terr.; 1879 and 1887 Camp Thomas, Ariz. Terr.; 1882 Camp Verde, Ariz. Terr.; 1877 Camp Grant and 1889 Fort Thomas, Ariz. Terr.; 1883 Fort Cummings N.M. Terr.; etc.; some mixed condition with generally good postmark strikes, F.-V.F. and wonderful collection.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2782    

APO Cover Accumulation, 1900-77, over 2,200 items housed in large box, including WWI, WWII, Silent APO's, etc., fairly well organized; worth review for the specialist.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $300

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Lot 2783    

Naval Asiatic Ship Cover Balance, 1902-1940's, of well over 500 covers on pages, wide range of material from early 1910's post cards to 1940's cachet covers; early usages including scarce 1912 U.S.S. Quiros on post card, 1905 U.S.F.S. Ohio illustrated corner card cover mailed in Chefoo, 1911 U.S.S. Monterey on real photo post card of ship, 1914 U.S.S. Cincinnati on cover, some usages through the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai, 1902 Flagship Brooklyn O.B. cover mail in Nagasaki, 1905 U.S.S. Elcano O.B. cover posted in Nanking, 1936 Salute to Foreign Vessels cover from U.S.S. Monocracy & U.S.S. Sacramento, scarce 1932 4th Reg U.S.S.C., Shanghai, China registered cover, and much more; inspection a must.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

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Realized: $2,800

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Lot 2784    

World War I Postal History Balance, 1916-19, of 8 covers and cards; includes two 1¢ Jefferson postal cards to P.O.W. camp in Japan (from N.Y. and Honolulu), P.O.W. card from Ft. McPherson, Ga., 1916 Belgian Military Internee at Camp Heist use, 1919 Versailles Conference cover, etc.; worth review.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $625

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Lot 2785    

A.E.F. Postal History Collection, 1917-19, of 28 cards and 15 covers; postal cards with a nice showing of soldier's mail handstamp, early censor mail use seven days after declaration of war, special delivery use, post cards with various form cards, covers including official mail, corner card cover from Brig Gen McAlexander, 1917 Chief of Staff cover (probably sent from General Pershing), other corner covers including Army Ambulance Service, various uprated 2¢ entires (possibly with 1¢ AEF booklet singles).
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $500

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Lot 2786    

A.E.F. - Siberia Postal History Collection, 1918-19, of 11 covers and cards; includes two incoming uprated entires from the Philippines, couple rare cards including a Field Service Postcard (10 examples recorded) and an early non-printed "American Prison Camp" P.O.W. card to Germany, headquarter corner card cover usage with original enclosure on matching letterhead, five War Dept. O.B. covers, etc.; scarce to rare material.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $900

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Lot 2787    

WWI A.E.F. Military Covers and Related Material, over 1,000 covers and cards, some in a couple of albums with write-ups, many in a file box sorted by APO number, etc., including wide variety of frankings and markings, U.S. Postal Express service, early APO numbers, registered uses, railroad, many YMCA pre-printed envelopes, domestic camps, patriotics, war-related picture post cards, including a vintage album with over 250 cards, foreign frankings, some Austrian and Hungarian field post, etc., usual mixed quality, an excellent start on this fascinating field.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2788    

North Russian Campaign Postal History, 1918-19, balance of 8 covers and two post cards; four items without postmarks used prior to the arrival of British cancellers, all but one with censor handstamps, all other with "P.B. 2" cds's of Archangel, various censor handstamps, all but one to the U.S. (one to Canada); nice overall condition of these scarce covers.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $1,150

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Lot 2789    

Naval and Related Cover Accumulation, 1940-90's, of over 5,000 covers housed in two large boxes, comprising Naval, Carriers, Coast Guard, some picture postcards, mostly all sleeved, in alphabetical order, including. ships, submarines, sub events, tenders, naval cruise ships, USS Constitution.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,150

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Lot 2790    

Military Mail and Related mostly WWII and Post-War APOs, Navy, large accumulation in full carton including postage dues, special delivery, registered etc., origins from around the world including Europe, Asia etc., note China, New Hebrides, New Guinea, Canton Island, India, Japan, Australia, Philippines, Korea, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Hawaii, etc., various censor markings and tape, F.-V.F., a treasure trove of material ripe for research in this popular area.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $400

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