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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1623
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pre stamp mail: 1830's-50's covers, mainly internal, with various marks incl. pretty AUBRUN/N.Y. dated oval, unusual boxed '5' of Portland, s/line PAID marks etc. Also trio of Transatlantic covers to UK (2) or France, one with fine N York FAC, fine boxed LIVERPOOL SHIP mark etc. (13) £55 to 70 N/S
1624    Used
Early to modern U duplicated ranges in two black page s/books, Vol.1 early to middle period, Vol.2 middle to modern, colonies, some Latin America etc. (2000) £35 to 50 £35.00
1625    Used
1851-1970's General U collection in Davo printed album. (1340) £70 to 90 £92.00
1626    M
1851-1970's U collection housed in three black page s/books, some duplication & mixed condition throughout, highlights incl. 1861-62 1c (2), 3c (10), 10c (3), 12c (3), 24c (6), 30c (2), 90c, 1862-66 2c (5), 5c (3), 24c, 1869 1c, 2c (3), 3c (5), 6c (2), 10c, 12c (4), 1870 incl. 10c (4), 12c, 15c (4), 30c (2) & 90c, 1879 to 90c, 1890 to 90c, 1893 Columbian to $2 - straight edge top, 1894-95 to $1 (2), $2 & $5, 1895 to $1 (4), 1898 Omaha to 50c, 1901 Pan American to 10c, 1902 to $1 (2), 1904 Louisiana Purchase set etc. later issues to 1970's third book contains 'back of the book' material incl. Departmentals, Stationery cut-outs, Confederate States, Dues, Special Delivery etc. (100's) £250 to 300 £1050.00
1627
 Unused
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1857-61 3c Washington Type II, fresh unused (re-gummed) block of six, Scott 26. (6) £50 to 70 £70.00
1628
Used (on letter or envelope)
Wells, Fargo & Co: 1860's three different 3c envelopes (faults) incl. 3c green & 3c pink E's with Agency cancellations of Reno or San Francisco, the latter endorsed 'Per Stmr. Action', the third (1865 letter enclosed) with fine New York 'flag' obliteration. Interesting group. (3) £45 to 60 £62.00
1629
Used (on letter or envelope)
Civil War: Circa 1861 3c cover with 'Old Point Comfort' c.d.s. (POW exchange cover?), 1861 Williamsport cancellation on propaganda cover with 'Jeff. Davis Passport' design, neat E ex Washington endorsed 'Soldier's Letter' with 'DUE/6' h.s. Also two E's used with pairs of 5c Confederate stamps & two unused propaganda items. Small faults. (7) £80 to 100 £105.00
1630
 Unused
1862-63 Postal Currency imperf. edges AB Co 5c, 10c, 25c & 50c all in excellent condition, Scott 5/8. (4) £60 to 75 £130.00
1631   Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century covers: 1864 cover to UK with 10c green Washington, 1880's-90's 2c & 3c covers, some uprated or with advertising, 1887 s/line MISSENT, 1899 underpaid 5c E to Germany etc. (16) £60 to 75 £50.00
1632
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising - Valuable range of 14 covers circa 1885 many with designs incl. Horse & Carriage, Harness, Forest & Stream, The Beach Hotel Galveston, Arms & Sporting Goods (2), Fish (Cedar Island Camp), Horse Racing (Sportsman Magazine) etc. also printed covers of Rarutan Yacht Clubs, The Wheeling Baseball Association. (14) £90 to 120 N/S
1633
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising - Attractive group of 11 covers 1888-1910 Fishing Tackle, Physical Training (4), Taxidermist, Turnfest & Turngemeinde (2) Fish & Game Corp & Women's Christian Temperance. £70 to 90 N/S
1634   Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal stationery: circa 1888-1925 group incl. 1c advertising card ('The Antikamnia Foetal Chart') used with 1c Columbus stamp, 1890's 1c card with 'Puerto Rico' imprint, 1c card with Scottish '1d' due, 2c letter sheets (2), wrappers, albino impression etc. Interesting group. (12) £40 to 55 N/S
1635
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising - four early advert covers with 1890 Noyes Company Kalamazoo Mich. Showing cart in red & Stones etc. in blue (both sides illustrated), Excelsior Race Track Co, two covers used from Chicago advert & illustration in blue & Hunting Hatches & Camp Axes advert cover used at Waterville with original 2 page brochure. (4) £60 to 80 N/S
1636   Used (on letter or envelope)
Postage Due covers: bundle of covers circa 1890's-1950's, mainly underpaid incoming mail from a wide range of countries, with US postage due stamps & ancillary instructional marks incl. 1915 serviceman's card, 1904 PPC ex Gibraltar, items ex India, Gold Coast, Scandinavia, KUT, Iraq etc. Also curious 1912 Mexico item with 2c Washington cancelled with m/s 'Due Postage' at Geneva, Indiana. Fine lot. (52) £200 to 240 N/S
1637
 M
1893 Columbus 4c fine M block of four (2x UM), 15c UM, 30c fine M & 50c M - straight edge top. (7) Cat. £1335 £150 to 200 £210.00
1638   Used (on letter or envelope)
Exhibitions: 1893 Columbian Exposition 1c commemorative PPC used within New York plus two different 2c stationery E's used Sept. 1893. Also 1904 St Louis World Fair pair of chromo envelopes neatly used from Kentucky. (5) £40 to 50 £66.00
1639
 M
1895 Wmk. USPS $5 deep green, fresh colour M, SG. 282. Cat. £2000 £300 to 400 £300.00
1640
 M
1898 Omaha 50c fresh colour fine M, SG. 297. Cat. £700 (1) £120 to 150 £125.00
1641
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising - 1898-1906 7 covers, all used incl. pictorial adverts for playing cards, hotels, college sports associations etc. £55 to 75 N/S
1642
Used (on letter or envelope)
Advertising mail 12x different C1900 nearly all insect related & an attractive group, condition a little varied on a few. (12) £40 to 50 N/S
1643
Used (on letter or envelope)
Cover miscellany circa 1900-47 (majority pre WWII) incl. 1901 'Daughters of the Revolution' novelty card to Switzerland, 1935 high franking on registered parcel label, scarce UNIVERSAL POSTAL CONGRESS opt. on 1c envelope, instructional marks, middle period commemorative covers etc. (60) £120 to 150 £120.00
1644    M
1901 Pan American Expo set to 10c M, very fresh, 8c straight edge at foot & 1c with a few nibbled perfs. SG. 300/305. Cat. £425 (6) £60 to 75 N/S
1645

1901 Pan American set of six proofs on India, marginal thin 5c, marginal crease 10c, generally fine set. (6) £700 to 900 N/S
1646
 M
1902-08 50c Jefferson, fine M well centred, SG.316. (1) Cat. £475 £80 to 100 £110.00
1647
 M
1904 Louisiana Purchase set, fine M, SG.330/4. (5) Cat. £350 £75 to 100 £84.00
1648
 M
 Used
19047 (24 June) 5c, 10c fresh M, 1904 on USA 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c fine M, 1904 (12 Dec) 1c, 2c, 1904-06 2c U, 5c, 10c M also 8c on 50c M, 1906 1c M, 2c U, 1909-21 Type 15 10c U, 1906 on Panama to 10c U, 1917-20 incl. 1b, 24c, 15c, 12c U, 1924 on USA to $1 M (1c, ½c, 2c, 3c, 10c U), useful later issues & scarce Dues set, good lot, ST.Cat. £1760 £165 to 220 £170.00
1649    M
1914-16 Imperf. by P.10 2c red Type 1 fresh M, SG. 459. Cat. £170 (1) £30 to 40 N/S
1650
Used (on letter or envelope)
Maritime: 1922 stampless official E with small POSTED ON THE HIGH SEAS cachet of SS 'Southern Cross', scarce (1935) E ex St Pierre & Miquelon with similar cachet of the 'Rosalind', 1939 E with Turkish stamp cancelled by the Italian 'PIROSCAFO REX' c.d.s, various other cachets, US Navy cancellations, merchant ships' cachets ('Vulcania', 'Saturnia' & 'Excambion' noted) etc. (24) £120 to 140 N/S
1651
 M
1923 Airs, fresh M (8c small thin), SG.A614-6. (3) Cat. £190 £35 to 45 £36.00
1652
Used (on letter or envelope)
1924 Hugenot Walloon tercentenary 2c (2), 5c (2) used on separate covers with centre cut out & replaced by centre from another value, all Portsmouth NH cancellation, some toning & soiling but an interesting lot. (4) £35 to 45 N/S
1653
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pre WWII airmail covers circa 1926 onwards incl. FFC's, commemorative flights & commercial mail with wide variety of frankings & cachets incl. Lindbergh flown item. (50) £100 to 120 £100.00
1654
 M
1928 on USA 50c lilac ovpt Canal Zone with pointed 'A' fine M, SG.96. Cat. £250 £45 to 55 N/S
1655
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Zeppelin $2.60 used on flown cover on the Round flight, has First Round flight cachet red SA slight cachet & green Round flight b/stamp cover has slight peripheral faults but very scarce. £250 to 300 N/S
1656
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Zeppelin 65c green used on flown card of the First round (cachet) plus red SA flight cachet, scarce. £80 to 100 £105.00
1657
Used (on letter or envelope)
Trans-Arctic Expedition (1932) registered cover to Chicago via UK, with submarine cachet & US 2c stamp, signed by expedition leader Hubert Wilkins & with UK forwarding franking of 4½d. £50 to 65 N/S
1658    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Century of Progress 50c Zeppelin used on flown cover Miami to Akron, usual Zeppelin cachet. £30 to 35 £36.00
1659
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Century of Progress Zeppelin flown cover bearing 50c Zepp in a block of four New York duplex on day of issue, usual Zeppelin cachets, SG.A732 Sieger 214g. £150 to 200 £150.00
1660    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Century of Progress 50c Zeppelin used on flown cover, Miami to Akron, usual Zeppelin cachet. £30 to 35 £30.00
1661    M
1933 Zeppelin 50c green, fresh fine M, SG.A732. Cat. £100 £30 to 35 £34.00
1662    M
1933 Zeppelin 50c green, fresh M (very lightly mounted), SG.A732. Cat. £100 £30 to 35 N/S
1663    UM
 M
1938-43 Collection of M blocks of four (83) on leaves, mainly 2x UM in each block, plus 9x coil strips. £20 to 25 £20.00
1664   Used (on letter or envelope)
Military Mail: mainly WWII covers incl. stampless letters & 6c air covers from US troops in Europe, the Pacific, Africa & India plus 1943 card from Alaska & scarcer item from Greenland. Also a few items of censored civilian mail & a ration book etc. (29+) £70 to 90 N/S
1665   Used (on letter or envelope)
Post WWII airmail cover miscellany to circa 1970 incl. FFC's with cachets, commemorative frankings & stationery. (29) £40 to 55 N/S
1666
Used (on letter or envelope)
CANAL ZONE: 1c & 2c Panama envelopes optd. for Canal Zone, the latter used ex Gatun (1922), optd. US 2c on 1925 cover with special cancel for Costa Rica flight, 1930's commercial & philatelic mail etc. (13) £55 to 70 £50.00
1667
Used (on letter or envelope)
HAWAII: 1891 scarce local use of 2c pink envelope to Honolulu with fine violet TAMAKUAPOKO/MAUI c.d.s. 1884 5c E used to UK (1893) plus 2c 'map' card used to UK (1894), a couple of later US air covers etc. (6) £70 to 90 £76.00
 
   
       
   
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