Terms of SaleBid IncrementsGradingLinksContact

Sale 97: The Westpex Sale

Previous ChapterTable of ContentsNext Chapter

State Postal History

Lots 2382-2391 Lots 2392-2400

Lot 2382    

Alaska Territory Postal History, 1898-1900s, group of 35 covers including 1898 Ounalaska use (faulty), 1905 Juneau #319 cover to Tacoma Wash. endorsed "Taxu Alaska via Juneau", 1919 Flat, Alaska registered use; 1916 Fox, Alaska; several Dog Team covers, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Complete Images.

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2383    

Arizona Territory and Statehood, 1860s-1900s, full carton of 100s in three territorial albums, statehood on pages and additional loose, range of towns including military forts and installations, Tucson #65 cover, Mohave City #114 use; 1885 Taylor #210 use, 1889 Silver King #212 pair use, 1887 St. Joseph #210 use with star fancy cancel, 1885 St. Johns #210 use, 1870s "Saffard A.T." ms. postmark use; 1883 McDowell #207 star fancy cancel use, 1878 Camp Grant #158 use, etc.; mixed condition, well worth careful examination.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $4,500

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2384    

Colorado Territory and State Postal History, 1864-1880s, group of 14 covers including 1865 Black Hawk Point 3¢ #65 use, 1864 Mountain City duplex 3¢ #65 use; 1866 Fort Collins #65 use; 1860s Mountain City #65 use; 1865 Spanish Bar #65 use, and some state uses; mixed quality, Fine group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $425

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2385    

Indian & Oklahoma Territory Postal History, 1893-1903, approximately 170 covers many written-up on pages; far majority from the Globe Printing Co., St. Louis, Mo. correspondence during the 1893-99 period, a nice range of both Indian & Oklahoma territory town usages with many registered usages, Indian territory with usages from Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Pawnee & Pottawatomie Nations; a nice array of postmarks for the specialist.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Complete Images.

Realized: $950

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2386    

Indiana Postal History, 1833-1900s, group of approx. 85 including stampless and stamped, some illustrated advertising, etc., note "Fort Wayne, Ind., 3 Paid" cds and red "Paid 3" in circle rating handstamp; "Michigan City, Ind" cds and "Paid 3" handstamp; 1885 "Brazil" cds on H.C. Keith & Co. illustrated ad cover; "Knightstown Ind." cds with "Paid 10" rating to Placerville Cal.; 1833 "Princeton Ind." ms. postmark letter; 1850s "Medora, Ind." ms. postmark to East Boston Mass.; "Spencerville" ms. postmark #26 use; several stampless "Paid 3" uses from Attica, Lafayette, North Manchester, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $475

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2387    

Mississippi Postal History, 1850s-1860s, collection of over 110 mostly on Nesbitt entires but also few stampless and stamped covers, range of towns including 1857 "Gerenton" ms. postmark, "Kosciusko" cds, "Livingston" ms. postmark, 1859 "Lodi" ms. postmark, 1859 "Mitchells Cross Roads" ms. postmark, "Oakachickamon" ms. postmark #11A cover; "Olive Branch" ms. postmark, "Ruckersville" ms. postmark on U27 Star die, 1858 "Scooba" ms. postmark; some fancy cancels from Canton and Vicksburg, etc.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $2,000

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2388    

Nevada Early 1900's Registry Dispatch Receipt Cards, over 1,000 of them - from about 1904 to about 1925, massive duplication and only a few different, but several hundred DPO4's from Hotcreek, Mineral Hill, Prospect, Romano, and Tonkin, lesser items such as Palisade and Strawberry and tons of Carson City, Elko, Ely, Eureka, Reno, etc., condition generally fine to very fine, retail values to $25 or so each. (With this many DPO4's, did they just now turn into 3's? 2's?).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $425

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2389    

Nevada Postal History Balance Collection, of approximately 310 covers and cards arranged alpha by town in five cover albums; with better town postmarks including late 1860's Austin, 1870-80's Battle Mountain, 1879 Bullion manuscript and 1896 registered usage, nice 1884 Cleveland cds, 1890 Dayton T&P cds with star in star handstamp, Ely with 1887 cds and 1898 registered usage, 1865 Esmeralda, 1881 and 1889 Fair Play postmarks, 1860's Franktown usage to Nova Scotia and 1888 fancy shield postmark, 1870's Genova manuscript, 1889 Glenbrook cds with real photo post card of town, 1905 Goldfield red postmark on registered cover, etc., generally F.-V.F.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Additional Images.

Realized: $2,900

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2390    

New Orleans and Louisiana Postal History, 1811-1900s, collection of over 285 in three albums (two are New Orleans) and loose, ship mail, transatlantic mail, express mail, way mail, etc.; better noted 1811 New Orleans, Louisiana Territory cds use, 5¢ #1 tied by ms. cancel on incoming New Orleans "Way" use; 10¢ #2 tied by manuscript 1848 New Orleans use to Cincinnati Oh; 10¢ #2 tied by manuscript and red New Orleans cds on incoming cover; #11A, 17 to France; #28 with trimmed perfs on New Orleans Dec. 1857 cover to Amsterdam; #24 (3) on New Orleans cover to Miss.; #36 used on New Orleans legal-size cover to St. Martinsville La.; #28 strip/3 on cover to France (trimmed toned and stained); #35 (4) trimmed on cover to Mexico; some drop and advertised uses, three New Orleans Carrier handstamp covers; 1828 New Orleans "Mail Route" arced handstamp letter to New York City; 1840s New Orleans blue "Ship" and large "6" rating handstamps on incoming cover from France; 1827 Providence to New Orleans with "Ship 14½" two-line h.s.; Louisiana mail is mostly 3¢ Nesbitts from various cities like Baton Rouge, Forest Grove, Francisville, Plain's Store, Roseville, Taylor, etc.; mixed condition.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $5,500

email this lot to a friend

Lot 2391    

Ohio Postal History, 1802-1900s, group of over 50 including 1802 "Chillicothe, Oct. 29, 1802" datelined letter carried outside mails to Pittsburgh; 1849 "Bellville, Ohio" stampless oval; Columbus Oh. stampless uses including some interesting forwarded uses; 1896 Columbus Ohio "Weather Forecast" receiver; 1807-09 c. Edwin Tiffin free frank as US Senator; some advertising covers including Livingston Seed Co. and Flint & Walling Mfg. Co.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

email this lot to a friend

Lots 2382-2391 Lots 2392-2400

Previous ChapterTable of ContentsNext Chapter