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Public Auction #443

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COVERS — United States
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
1474(1) 5¢ Franklin franked on a folded letter. Tied with a red grid cancel, red Boston cds. at left. Letter has a vertical fold. The stamp has three margins, in a left with a tiny nick at upper left, Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 425.00
Price Realized: $170.00
1475(1) 5¢ red brown 1847 issue franked on a cover. Tied with a blue troy N.Y. large cds. The stamp has two narrow margins and just touches the frame at right and top, Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 425.00
Price Realized: $180.00
1476(67-68) 5¢, & 10¢ 1861 issues franked on a Trans-Atlantic folded letter to Paris. Tied with a small New Orleans cds with several other cancels, transit marks and receiving marks on the front and reverse. The letter has a couple vertical folds. The stamps are centered Fair-Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 1000.00
Price Realized: $450.00
1477(C13) 65¢ Graf Zeppelin vertical pair franked on a one way first flight cover tied with a flag cancel. The cover has a few normal wrinkles and the corners show a little wear while the stamps are centered Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 160.00
Price Realized: $210.00
1478(C14) $1.30 vertical pair franked on a round trip zeppelin flight cover. Tied with a Syracuse N.Y. machine cancel. Cover shows wear at the edges, stamps are centered fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 725.00
Price Realized: $300.00
1479(C14) $1.30 1930 Zeppelin franked on a one way zeppelin flight cover. Tied with a Lakehurst N.Y. flag cancel. Cover shows wear at the edges and a tiny bit of soiling, stamp is centered fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 375.00
Price Realized: $180.00
1480(C14) $1.30 Zeppelin plate number single franked on a one way zeppelin flight cover. Tied with a Lakehurst N.Y. flag cancel. Cover shows wear at the edges and a tiny bit of soiling, stamp is centered fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 375.00
Price Realized: $220.00
1481(C14) $1.30 Graf Zeppelin franked on a one way first flight cover tied with a May 30, 1930 Lakehurst N.J. flag cancel. Cover has the normal minor corner wrinkles while the stamp is centered Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 375.00
Price Realized: $160.00
1482(C14) $1.30 Graf Zeppelin franked on a one way first flight cover tied with a May 30, 1930 Lakehurst N.J. flag cancel. Cover has the normal minor wrinkles while the stamp is centered about Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 375.00
Price Realized: $180.00
1483(C14) $1.30 1930 Graf Zeppelin franked on a round first flight on a plain card tied with a May 30, 1930 Varick Sta. N.Y. machine cancel. Card has a couple creases while the stamp is centered F-VF.Cat. Value: Cat. 375.00
Price Realized: $190.00
1484(C15) $2.60 Graf Zeppelin franked on a round first flight cover tied with a May 30, 1930 Varick Sta. N.Y. machine cancel. The cover has a few normal wrinkles while the stamp is centered Fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 575.00
Price Realized: $290.00
1485(C15) $2.60 1930 Zeppelin franked on a round trip zeppelin flight cover. Tied with a Varwick, N.Y. machine cancel. Cover has a few wrinkles, stamp is centered fine.Cat. Value: Cat. 575.00
Price Realized: $200.00
1486(U70) 1865 18 cent red on buff entire, legal size. Paid Wells Fargo & Co. through California and Atlantic Express cachet. Used with a blue cancel. Destination San Francisco. Some light wear and soiling. Rare usage of a certainly rare entire in this condition. Showpiece.Cat. Value: Cat. 800.00
Price Realized: $200.00
1487Ringling Brothers Circus twelve camel team totally used Baraboo, Wisconsin postcard cancelled in North Freedom WI on July 16, 1908. Mailed to Elkhorn.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $55.00
1488Trans Atlantic 1856 cover from New Orleans (May 26) to Paris (June 17) with a New York transit (June 3) and Calais transit (June 16) using #7 and a strip of three #11. With 199 APS cert that plates the #11 strip. File folds, but no mention of the hinge remnants on the reverse. Showpiece.Cat. Value: S.B. 200.00
Price Realized: $160.00

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1489Three imperf covers two with a #9 one cent and the third has a #15. One cover has a Boston postmark with a ‘Paid’ cancel on a sharp proof-like #9. The second has a Warren, Ohio Postmark Cancellation. The third cover has a #15 tied by a light ‘Paid’ cancellation and the Boston postmark is in red. The stamp is cut a little close at the right. Six additional covers and one folded letter with #24 one cent stamps and a mourning cover with an additional #26. One has a Boston postmark with a ‘Paid’ cancellation. Certainly worth a serious and careful inspection.Cat. Value: S.B. 650.00
Price Realized: $500.00
1490Two covers from Troy, New York to Jersey, Channel Islands, Great Britain. The first with one #69 (second missing) postmarked September with a New York paid 19 red auxiliary marking. Liverpool packet handstamp (Oct. 5) and three additional handstamps on the back, London transit Oct. 6, London transit Oct. 6 and Jersey receiving Oct 7, 1863. The second cover, also to Jersey, Channel Islands has two #69 with a New York paid 19 red auxiliary mark. There is a Liverpool packet handstamp Oct. 19, and on the back a red London transit handstamp Oct. 19 and a Jersey receiving handstamp Oct.20. The third cover is an exceptional Walla Walla, Washington Territory to Londonderry, Ireland, postmarked Feb. 25 and has #78 tied by a target cancellation. There is also a three-cent additional postage red handstamp dated April 8. On the back is the Derry receiving mark dated April 21. Also included is a #69 on paper tied by a fancy cancel. Well worth a careful look by a specialist.Cat. Value: S.B. 850.00
Price Realized: $325.00
1491United States USS Nevada cover canceled on December 6, 1941. Probably salvaged from the ship’s flooded mail room after her intentional beaching near the entrance of Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Stamped “This letter is forwarded in the condition it was received at his office Post Office Inspector." Interesting early WW II postal history.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $350.00
1492United States AEF Siberia censored cover on November 13 having no readable year of cancel. Officer’s Mail posted to a relative in Lawrence, Kansas. Old mount mark remains on the back flap.Cat. Value: S.B. 60.00
Price Realized: $42.00
1493Four covers with ‘Black Jacks’ on them and one is grilled. The other cover has a #63 and #65. These are clean items that deserve close inspection.Cat. Value: S.B. 550.00
Price Realized: $260.00
1494Two outstanding pictorial covers. The first is a registered letter from Montana Territory to Washington D.C. having two #114 and a #119. The postmark is of Shullsburgh, Wisconsin. The second is addressed to Leipzig, Germany and has two #116 with a colored cancel, an auxiliary marking and a Baltimore postmark. The third cover in the lot has a #114 with a Providence, Rhode Island postmark. This is an outstanding lot that deserves a good viewing.Cat. Value: S.B. 1350.00
Price Realized: $800.00
14953¢ entire franked with a pen and Davidson’s Store TN (DPO) pen cancel. Davidson’s Store was open 1557-1858. Entire has a couple wrinkles. Helbock rarity 9.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $46.00

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1496Five Michigan Territorial folded letter covers. Four outgoing (Detroit x 3 and Tecumseh) plus one from Washington D. C. (free frank Treasury Dept.) 1826-1840. Interesting markings and content. All have webphotos.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $85.00
1497Fancy cancel single hump camel (dromedary) cover from the 1880s cancelled in Corry, PA. Mailed to Ashville, New York. A tremendous topical cover.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $160.00
1498Well traveled 1857 cover from Framingham, Mass. (August 31, 1857) through Boston (September 1) on to London England (British Packet cancel) forwarded to Paris, France ( 15 sept 57 ) through Calais ( . 14. 57) with all the beautiful markings a cover from this period would receive. The #17 pair (#22L, 23L) is tied with blue grid and red transit markings. Beautiful cover to add to any classic US collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 220.00
Price Realized: $260.00
1499Three “Crash” covers. Involves two Great Britain 1954 air crash salvaged at Prestwick, Scotland and one United States 1960s “Damaged in Fire in Railway Mail Car Daggett, California.Cat. Value: S.B. 60.00
Price Realized: $36.00
1500American Samoa cover and postcard both canceled in Tau which only had a post office from 1905-1915. Consists of a postcard canceled on June 23, 1909 and a postal stationery cover canceled on March 30, 1906 which is folded vertically middle, old mount mark remains, and a big stain on its reverse. Both were mailed to Rock Falls, Illinois.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $140.00
1501Guam Guard Mail cover canceled in Piti on December 30, 1930. Tied and mailed to Agana. Post Office only in existence from April 8 to December 31, 1930Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $55.00
1502Tallahassee FLA, high “A” black oval cds. on a stampless folded letter. Several vertical and horizontal folds, Fine.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $36.00
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