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Stamp auction - 2 April 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 2 April 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 160 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
MISCELLANEOUS ACCUMULATION in carton with various in packets and on hagner leaves incl. pre-cancels, Official Press publicity photographs, M/Sheets or sheetlets, Revenues etc. etc. £150 to 200 £310.00
1851-1990's collection/accumulation U incl. 1861 to 90c (faults), 1862 to 24c, 1869 to 12c, 1870 to 12c, 1873 to 30c, 1879 to 30c, 1877-88 to 30c, 1890 to 90c, 1893 Columbian to 50c, 1894-95 to 50c, 1895 to $1 (less 15c), 1898-1900 to 15c, 1898 Omaha to 50c, 1901 Pan-Am set, 1902-08 to $1, 1904 Louisiana Purchase set, 1907 Jamestown set, 1913 Parcel Post set, 1918 Air set, 1920 Pilgrim Fathers set, 1922-32 - Walloon set, 1933 50c Zeppelin. A further five albums through to the 1990's with some duplication & remaindered album. Condition is very mixed amongst the earlies. Fills carton. £250 to 300 £620.00
1851-2013 A substantial collection of M & U housed in 14 Martin Mills ring albums, although a useful run through collection we note nothing of great individual value, the earlier are generally good to FU with a few dollar values incl. 1916 to $5, coils, Airs, Express Postage Dues, Special Delivery etc. from late 1980's to 2013 lots of UM sets, M/Sheets/sheetlets/booklets etc. with a face value alone of approx $3000. Worth viewing with good potential. £1000 to 1500 £1000.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1862 Civil War illustrated letter Ex Benton Barracks, St. Louis, MO, with patriotic envelope 'The Banner of Glory'/George Washington addressed to Sauk County, Wisconsin. 1851-57 cover to Providence, franked Imperf 3c Washington, tied 'U.S Express Mail/Jul/7/N.Y' c.d.s. 1874 EL from San Francisco to London, franked Lincoln (fault), tied geometric cork, obverse bears San Francisco despatch in red, London Paid mark & Hellmann Bros. company d/stamp. £50 to 65 £66.00
1862-66 P.12 5c deep brown 'Jefferson' c.d.s. in red at lower left & black cork, SG.72. (2) Cat. £140 £30 to 40 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Philippines - 1871-1950's postal history collection of approx 150 items, mainly written up on leaves with postal stationary well represented (both used & unused), PPC's, airmail covers, censored mail, reg, various frankings/pmks. Useful lot. £80 to 120 £155.00
1893 Columbian $4 bright carmine, FU with CHICAGO cancel, SG.249. (1) Cat. £1300 £300 to 350 £330.00
1898 Omaha $1 black, c.d.s. used example, SG.298. (1) Cat. £750 £200 to 250 £250.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918-26 range of cacheted airmail covers. Noted - Alan Cobham demonstration flight, New York to Washington initialled by Cobham, Lindbergh interest, one with 'THIS LETTER IS A PART/OF THE/WORLD LARGEST/AIRMAIL SHIPMENT,' frankings of 1926 10c Air & 24c Airs, 1926 10c Air etc. Attractive lot. (27) £60 to 75 £60.00
1923 Air set, fresh UM, SG.A614/6. (3) £50 to 65 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1924-30 first flight covers (5) from 1924 Official first night flying Cheyenne - Rock Springs with cachet (scarce leg), another for San Francisco - Washington, franked 24c Air, 1929 PAA Miami - Nassau (pilot signed) Harry Rogers (scarce signature), 1930 PAA Brownsville - San Salvador with cachet signed by pilots of two legs Poiver & Nolan (scarce signatures), 1930 PAA Miami - Cienfonegos pilot signed E.G. Schultz. Scarce group. £75 to 90 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
ALASKA c1930's postal history collection housed in a Simplex album from various PO's of Alaskan Territory with scarcer offices & emergency flights, some signed, all written up on leaves. (35) £50 to 60 £62.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 (June 19th) Hillig & Hoiriis flight Liberty New York - Harbour Grace, Newfoundland special cover signed by both men, also a photo of plane (signed Hillig). Scarce. £70 to 90 £70.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932-45 first flight covers (4) from 1932 Women's Refuelling Endurance Record flight Valley Stream N.J, pilot signed Thaden & Marsalis, scarce incl. some pictures, 1935 American Air Races cover flown by Jack Wright (MacRobertson Air Race veteran) in Babe Ruth' winner of his class - pilot signed (14 flown), 1938 PAA Baltimore - Bermuda with cachet, pilot signed R. O. D. Sullivan, 1945 Army Transport Command round the world special cover posted on arrival in Washington with press cutting. £70 to 85 £74.00
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