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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1162   Used (on letter or envelope)
19th/20th Century Maritime collection, fine pre-stamp E.L's incl. 1816-27 S/L Ship in red of Boston & New York, 1841 oval 'L' America ship mark of Liverpool, early Trans-Atlantic incl. 1854 NY AM Packet & Fr. Mailboat mark, 1850 N. York Ship/12/, 1855 NY BR PKT, 1873 NY/4/BR TRANSIT to France, 1909 S/L Paquetbot of Boston in red, many PPC's with RMS & RPO's - better Canal Zone, Key West & Havana, US Seaposts - Pres. Coolidge & Jefferson, SS Santa Marta, US & Cunard Paquebots etc. (49) £150 to 200 £150.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
20th Century Airmail cover collection in carton from early first flight, cacheted covers, Pioneer FAM flights incoming Pan American flights from World sources, also TWA & American Airlines - Graf Zeppelin 1st Airmail US - Germany cachet, 1933 Chicago Century of Progress flight, Lindbergh interest, an Airmail specialist lot, with many elusive flight covers - TO VIEW, incl. some none Airmail covers. (100's) £300 to 400 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Maritime - US shipping lines etc. commercial mail cancelled by US cachets, US German Sea Post cancels, paquebot marks, ships cachets etc. incl. better PPC's plus ephemera (4) etc. (19) £50 to 65 £50.00
1165   Used (on letter or envelope)
RAILROAD COLLECTION 19th/20th Century pmk collection in binder, 1841-49 pre-stamp EL's with marks incl. S/L Railroad Car to Worcester, Mass, Baltimore RAILROAD in red & blue, S/L Philadelphia RAILROAD, Boston & Maine RR & New York & New Haven RR (Valentine) and pmks, range of names railroad advert covers, related postcards - US Route Agent marks, difficult to find. (41) £150 to 200 £150.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Boston covers 1796-1800 four items at different rates showing 2 types of straight line BOSTON & different types of Bishop mark incl. good 24/DE. Nice group. (4) £70 to 90 £70.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1806 - later comprehensive EL, cover & postcard collection in binder with many coloured early postmarks. Noted Liverpool SHIP LETTER with SAVANNAH m/s mark to Scotland, NY-Troy, Sing Sing (later OSSINNING), several early Vermont, FANCY cancels (3) of NY, 1860 Fort Edward - NY c.d.s. 1889 re-directed to Paris, rate 4c, much travelled, good early covers, 10c Columbian to Germany Special Delivery, 1909 Railroad & various PRIVATE MAILING PPC's. Should be viewed to appreciate. (57) £150 to 200 £150.00
1867 10c Washington 9x13 grill, FU, SG.98. (1) Cat. £275 £30 to 40 £40.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
HOTEL ILLUSTRATED COVERS very attractive collection of Hotel printed envelopes depicting mostly black & white illustrations advertising hotels around the USA mainly 1880s-1940s period (incl. a few non USA), neatly presented on leaves in protectors housed in six albums, odd cover is accompanied by matching headed note paper, the vast majority are postally used, various frankings, cancels & destinations. Nice original lot offered intact. (320+) £1000 to 1250 £1000.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1882 registered advertising cover with 6c strip of three SG. 186 & 1c single SG. 206, cancelled fancy star circles & Graham Texas c.d.s. (slightly cut down at left & small faults). (1) £50 to 65 £72.00
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) £120 to 160 £120.00
 Block of four
1901 Pan American 2c black & carmine red fresh M Block of Four (lower stamps are UM) SG. 301. (4) £30 to 40 £25.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Philippines 1904 cover to GB bearing US Ovpt 1c 4c U Manila duplex, cover has small tear at top. (1) £30 to 40 N/S
1174    UM
1907-32 BLOCKS OF FOUR selection of 43 blocks being mainly UM plus 5x blocks of six, the odd block has remnants/traces of black album pages adhering to the gum, but many are fresh UM incl. 1907 Jamestown 1c, 1913 Panama - Pacific 1c & 2c in marginal blocks, 1920 Pilgrim Fathers set, 1924 Huguenot - Walloon Tercent set, 1925 Lexington Concorde set, 1925 Norse-American Centennial set & many more. (50 blocks) Cat. £1180+ £200 to 250 £200.00
1909-36 selection of UM imperf in blocks of four from 1908 2c Lincoln (marginal pair) - others are blocks comprising, 1909 Seward 2c (fault), 1909 Hudson - Fulton 2c, 1923 Harding 2c corner marginal, 1933 Chicago Exhibition M/Sheets, 1934 3c & 1c M/Sheets, 1936 New York Exhibition M/Sheet. (9) Cat. £350 £50 to 70 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Censored mail with WWI (3) covers incl. War Trade Board item, WWII (10) incl. Sudan tape & cachet, German, Hong Kong, UK & USA censorship, Canada POW camp tape on cover to NY. (13) £40 to 55 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail covers 1918-29 incl. 1918 'Airplane Mail' endorsement on 6c cover, good variety of 1920s FFCs apparently all different with various cachets & frankings incl. better. (35) £80 to 100 N/S
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) £80 to 100 N/S
1179    UM
1926 Philatelic Exhibition White Plains M/Sheet UM, natural gum wrinkles, SG.MS645. Cat. £425 £100 to 125 £135.00
 Air Mail
1927 First Flight covers, range of 2 cent Sesquicentennial Exposition stationery envelopes (Scott U522), uprated with 8c propeller (SG.A614 - Stamp Cat. £16), majority have large flight cachets. (32) £120 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Naval mail c1927-65 incl. scarcer 1920's covers (8), 1930's ships duplexes incl. submarines (24), many illustrated envelopes, WWII OAS covers from various theatres of action (14) & later material. (67) £70 to 90 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 CANAL ZONE range of first flight covers comprising PAA Cristobal/Miami, Panagra Cristobal/Lima, Peru, PAA Fam 5 Cristobal/Managua, Nicaragua, PAA Fam 5 Cristobal/Belize, British Honduras, PAA Fam 5 Cristobal/Havana (60 flown), PAA Fam 5 Cristobal/Cartagena, PAA Fam 5 Cristobal/Barranquilla, Panagra Cristobal/Santiago, Chile, all with appropriate cachets & back stamps, attractive lot. (8) £80 to 100 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-51 CANAL ZONE range of first flight covers (7) comprising 1929 Panagra Cristobal/Buenos Aires (143 flown), 1930 PAA Cristobal/San Salvador, Cristobal/Guatemala, Linbergh flight Cristobal/Miami (addressed by co-pilot Basil Rowe to himself), 1931 Cristobal/Port of Spain, 1946 Balboa/Corpus Christi, Texas, 1951 Balboa/Los Angeles, all with appropriate cachets & b/stamps etc. £70 to 85 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's Airmail covers with attractive ranges of FFCs, commercial mail, interesting frankings with no apparent duplication, few Guam & Hawaii covers noted, 1930 'Bremen' catapult mail item (fault) etc. (39) £50 to 65 N/S
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. £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal stationery cards - bundle of mainly 19th Century types to circa 1937 with slight duplication incl. printed messages, high proportion are used incl. reply cards, exhibition cancels, letter sheets (5) etc. (52) £45 to 65 N/S
1187    UM
1939-2000 Collection of mainly UM housed in two large black page stock books comprising Commems, Defins, Miniature Sheets, Sheetlets, Multiples/Blocks, lots of Thematics with good modern multiple issues such as 1999 Celebrate the Century, American Glass, Aquarius Fish, Broadway Songwriters, Hollywood Composers, 2000 Distinguished Soldiers, Legends of Baseball & lots more. 3418 stamps, 57 M/S or sheetlets plus 46 covers. Face value alone is $1115. £400 to 600 £520.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail covers 1940's-50's attractive lot of covers incl. post-WWII Pan-Am flights, FFCs, jet mails, censored covers, items from Guam, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Canton Is etc. (53) £50 to 70 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Military mail - mainly WWII period ex New Caledonia, WWI APO 731 letter, 1940s Naval mail etc. Also two Philippines items. (16) £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Military mail 1940's - early 50's with APO covers from wide range of theatres incl. Alaska, Korea, North Africa, Pacific Islands, New Guinea, Japan, Liberia, India, UK, Norway, Italy etc. incl. official covers (8), pictorial V-mail item etc. (103) £70 to 90 N/S
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+) £50 to 70 N/S
1192   Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1980's-2006 Booklet collection housed in a Collecta Booklet album, total face value is $1600+ (309) £500 to 700 £500.00
1193    UM
1994 Legend of the West recalled M/Sheet showing the 'Bill Pickett' error. £60 to 75 £60.00
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