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Back-of-the-Book Covers

Lots 2897-2906 Lots 2907-2915

Lot 2897    

Airmail Cachet Covers, 1928-1991, group of 55 covers; includes three C18 covers with Goldberg painted cachets, eighteen Airmail FDC's hand painted by Jack Follow, and sixteen early air mail first day covers C7 through C19.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $850

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Lot 2898    

Airmail Cover Balance, 1918-33, of 19 better covers and cards; includes two #C2 First Flights covers (cat $1,600 for both), #C3 First Flight cover (cat $750), C4-C6 FDC's (cat $1,800), three C15 flights covers ($1,725), six C18 covers ($480), two C14 covers ($750) and two C13 usages ($320), also autograph of Orville Wright; total cat $6,675+.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Realized: $2,600

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Lot 2899    

Space Flight Astronaut Cover Balance, 1965-72, of over 180 signed covers, includes a run of covers from the astronauts on the Apollo missions, Project Gemini and an additional 55 signed covers - includes Apollo 8 mission with Frank Borman and Jim Lovell signed, Apollo 17 with Gene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans signed, others including Don Peterson, John Bull, Alan Bean, James McDivitt, etc., section of 10 Skylab covers, also Apollo-Soyuz signed (some additional unsigned), also a collateral balance in two binders; seven signed photos with astronauts including Don Peterson, Joseph Allen, Dale Gardner, Vance Brand, James Hoften, and Guion Bluford Jr., over 20 other NASA photos, a section of First Day and commemorative stamped & postmarked sheets and photos including space shuttle items, and a run of FDC's; better signatures (Shepard, Aldrin & Armstrong) which have not been expertised for genuine or autopen and collection to be sold "as is" which inspection a must.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 2900    

1922, 10¢ Special Delivery Cover Group, collection of 100 with a wide range of domestic usages and frankings, auxiliary markings including "Take Out", "Fee Paid", "Return to Writer" etc., airmail including multiple zones, registered, postage due, ad covers etc.; good basis for expansion, generally F.-V.F., ex-Markovits.
Scott No. E12    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Realized: $675

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Lot 2901    

1927, 10¢ Special Delivery Cover Group, collection of approximately 180 with a wide range of domestic usages and frankings, auxiliary markings, territorial uses including Puerto Rico, airmail, registered, one used from Canada with Canadian 3¢ franking, one use to Canada, several postage due uses including some with due stamps, use on post card, RPO covers, ad covers etc., F.-V.F., great basis for exhibit.
Scott No. E15    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Realized: $725

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Lot 2902    

Registered Covers, cover album full of approximately 95 registered covers from the late 19th century to about 1950, many interesting items present including Dept. of the Interior official business penalty covers franked with 10¢ Banknote and used mainly from Denver, mixed condition and a number of legal size cover present.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $270

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Lot 2903    

Registered Mail Collection, 1840s-1900s, collection of over 150 covers ranging from stampless to 20th century including small towns, range of uses and frankings including Stampless, 1870-88 Bank Note Issue, 1895 Bureaus, 1898 Trans-Mississippi, 1908-25 Washington-Franklins, etc, largely domestic destinations but some foreign as well with exchange labels, some mixed condition but great collection.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 2904    

Postage Due Covers, accumulation of over 340 covers franked with postage due stamps up to the $5 value including many legal-size commercial uses, range of frankings mostly 1920s-1940s including registered, airmail, incoming from Canada, paid business reply uses including solo $5 use, etc., plus a stack of postage due bills; some faults.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $425

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Lot 2905    

Offices in China Cover Collection, 1894-1935, of 20 covers (mostly U.S. entires) and 11 postal cards housed in cover pages in binder; mostly Offices in Shanghai, China usages, includes regular entires with 1892, 5¢ Columbian entire to U.S., 1908 uprated entire to Germany with "Shanghai, Br. P.O." transit, 1917 usage to U.S. with censor tape, later usages including two Philippines entire usages, nice selection of postal cards from 1906 on including uprated UX18 card to England, later usages to Switzerland and Holland, couple incoming items with receiving handstamp (different types on postal card & entire), other related covers including naval O.B.'s, Marine mail, etc.; worth careful inspection.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2906    

Official Stamps on Cover, group of 35 covers plus penalty uses, etc, includes O17 on a Fish and Fisheries imprint cover, O18 cover, O98 on Aberdeen Dak. Terr. cover, O98 on a Huron, Dakota Terr. use; O114 wrapper use, three O72 covers, O74 pairs used on two covers including one with "Returned to Sender" handstamp, O75 use, several O85 uses including one with "Forwarded" handstamp, O86 with "Returned to Sender" handstamp, O86 pair used on cover, O99 cover, O116 on Ariz. Terr. cover, three Postal Savings Official uses, etc.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $800

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Lots 2897-2906 Lots 2907-2915

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