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Stamp auction - 27 March 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 March 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 147 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1147    M
 Used
ACCUMULATION in two stock books, mainly early to middle period with duplication incl. Confederate States - noted cover of 1862 April franked 5c green (Davis), tied 'Augusta,' a few Departmentals, odd Revenue, Carriers stamps, also $1 bills for State of Rhode Island 1855, Washington 1862 etc. (100's + covers) £300 to 350 £360.00
1148    Used
1851-1990's good to FU collection in two multi ring albums, excellent starter. (3475) £80 to 120 £80.00
1149
Used (on letter or envelope)
c1860-70 collection of printed WELLS FARGO & CO covers, various 2c, 3c & 6c, frankings used with oval cancels of Carson & Virginia Cities, also San Francisco and mainly addressed there, also unused examples of stationery, franked 2c, 3c, 4c, 5c & 10c with 1892 2c Columbian. An attractive assembly. (14) £150 to 170 £180.00
1150
Used (on letter or envelope)
CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVER (Walcott 1593) franked 3c Washington bears Harrisburg May 23 1862 double ring alongside. (1) £40 to 55 N/S
1151
Used (on letter or envelope)
CONFEDERATE STATES cover franked pair 1862 5c Jeff Davis, tied Augusta Jun 17 double ring cancel. £60 to 80 £66.00
1152
 Used
1869 30c pale carmine & pale ultramarine U with crossroads cork cancel, SG.123. (1) Cat. £500 £70 to 90 £105.00
1153    Used
1883-1980 good to FU collection neatly laid out in a Merton album, general run through lot with some better noted incl. 1893 Columbian set to $2, 1901 Pan-American set, 1902-08 $5, 1904 Louisiana Purchase set, 1907 Jamestown set & later ranges of defins & commems to 1980. (100's) £400 to 500 N/S
1154
 Used
1893 Columbian issue 10c, 15c, 30c FU, 50c U (faults) & $1 VFU (thinned), SG.242/6. Cat. £1000 (5) £120 to 150 N/S
1155
 M
1893 Columbian issue 1c to 8c M (odd crease) SG. 235/241, 1896 Trans Mississippi Expo 2c M, 4c M (faults), 50c M SG. 292/3 & 1901 Pan American 4c M. Cat. £1196 (7) £150 to 180 N/S
1156
 M
1893 Columbian set to 50c M (some faults) as is usual, the 15c & 50c are unused, SG. 235/245. Cat. £1500+ (11) £120 to 170 N/S
1157
 M
1898 $2 Omaha M example (has couple of large hinge remnants), centred high to right, SG.299. (1) Cat. £2250 £250 to 350 £360.00
1158
 M
1913-15 Panama Pacific Expo P.12 set, very fine M (3 are marginal), SG.423/7, plus P.10 2c, SG.429. (6) Cat. £505 £80 to 100 N/S
1159
  AUTOGRAPH RICHARD NIXON American President 1969-74, typed letter signed 'Richard Nixon' as president from White House, Washington, 10th Dec 1971, to John S. McCowan in Stourbridge, Worcestershire on White House printed stationery. Nixon states that, even though he does not always acknowledge his correspondence letters 'they are most welcome and I look forward to your pertinent observations on matters of mutual interest. I hope you will continue to keep me posted on current events on your side of the Atlantic!' In concluding he sends his warmest wishes. The original envelope accompanies, some slight creasing and small tears to left & right edges of central horizontal fold. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
1160
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1922-24 range of first flight covers (7) incl. Experimental flight 6.10.22 Hartford - New York Aviation Meet, Official first flight Transcontinental Air route with night flying 1.7.24 first flown San Francisco - North Platte bears 16c Air & boxed cachet, another but San Francisco - Reno stage bears 8c Air & boxed cachet, another but Salt Lake City - Omaha bears 16c Air + boxed cachet, another but Cleveland - New York, another but San Francisco - Chicago bears 16c Air, World Fliers arriving at Boston cover with special cancel - flown to New York 5.9.24, franked 8c Air. £50 to 65 N/S
1161
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925-28 range of first flight covers incl. US Govt first overnight flight New York - Chicago 1.7.25, nice mixed franking & three line cachet, another but Chicago - New York, another but Bellefonte - New York, franked 2c Norse American + 8c Air tied Airfield pmk. CAM 2 Lindbergh flight Chicago - St. Louis 21.2.28 with horse shoe cachet, CAM 19 Spartanburg - Richmond 1.5.28, CAM 18 Cedar Rapids - Chicago 10.7.28 pilot signed Sting Kaufman & R.L. Wagner, CAM 8 San Jose - San Francisco 15.10.28 pilot signed J.C. Johnson. (12) £40 to 55 £55.00
1162
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-29 range of first flight covers incl. 25th Anniv Wright Bros. flight McKeesport - Tulsa, PAA Miami - Nassau 2.1.29 pilot signed Harry Rogers. Chicago - Bogota 16.1.29 SCADTA flown Cartagena - Bogota bears 20ct Scadta semi-official overprint 'EU' and Colombia airmail etiquette (scarce). CAM 29 New Orleans - Houston 23.1.29, PAA Miami - Cristobal 4.2.29 onto Costa Rica, PAA Brownsville - Mexico City 10.3.29, National Glider Conference Detroit 10.4.29 special cover signed May Haizlip (with picture & press cutting), PANAGRA first flight Miami - Tumaco, Colombia 14.5.29 (scarce), PAA Miami - Belize 21.5.29, COLUMBUS Airport Dedication 8.7.29 signed Ulysses Cooper (Governor of Ohio), CATAPULT Mail D.Bremen' 1.8.29 with large red cachet etc. Attractive frankings & cachets throughout. (15) £75 to 100 N/S
1163
 M
CANAL ZONE 1904 (24th June) 5c M (signed), 1904-08 8c on 50c (type 7) M, 1909 on Panama Republic 8c fine M, 1925-28 on USA $1 M. Scarce group, SG. 2, 17, 33 & 97. (4) £80 to 100 N/S
1164
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII 1943-45 Italian P.O.W mail from camps in the USA mainly Fort Mead, New York & Oran Algeria. An American-run camp, large multi-language P.O.W letter sheets with various postal & censor markings. Extensive messages from the Italian P.O.W's should be worth translating. (37) £60 to 80 £76.00
1165
Used (on letter or envelope)
Ditto as above, a similar lot. (33) £50 to 70 N/S
 
   
       
   
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