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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
265 C18 imageU.S., Airmail, 1933, 50¢ "Chicago" Zeppelin, group of 21 flown covers (Scott C18). Attractive mini-collection of this popular issue on covers actually carried by the Graf Zeppelin; six covers cacheted (one a very handsome black-and-white design), all with the appropriate flight cachet handstamp (in colors and shades), nine additionally carrying a red double-triangle South America-Chicago flight cachet; one addressed to Hilo, Hawaii, one to San Juan, P.R., one to Germany, one to France; a total of 35 "Baby Zepps" in all, Fine to Very Fine with better, be sure to view the entire lot online. Shipping charges apply - weight 1 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (PDF for this Lot) (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
266   imageU.S., Panama-Pacific Exposition Post Cards, 1913-1916. About 250 vintage postcards from the 1915 San Francisco Exposition; this delightful lot is a delicious combination of Official cards and postally used with Exposition cancel and mint cards showing every aspect of the multi-year event; numerous photos as well as scrapbook pages (mostly from the 1966 reconstruction period) and a hald dozen multi-packs of postcards sold at the event; has a pair of stereo photo cards and the most interesting special coupon book which required a cancelled passport photo of the bearer (Irma Previati), a number of loose booklets panes of coupons remain (although we suspect the Exposition ended a century ago); this is a great lot for a collector of this period, Very Good to Excellent.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (PDF for this Lot) (PDF2 for this Lot) (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
267   imageU.S., Red Hot Baseball Collection, 1939-2012. About 350 envelopes (and a few postcards) honoring the boys of summer in three Showgard albums; premium cachets including Sanders ($125 x 2), McCamley ($200 x 4), Marsella ($350 x 2), Holland, Farnam, Ioor (4), Warneford ($100), Bromesky, Gundel ($100 x 2), Grimsland, Rice, 1st Ladedger, 1st Baltimore Orioles, Staehle, Crosby ($150), Historic Arts, Grandy, Coulthard, Clifford, Cachet Craft, 1st Rich, Linprint, Artcraft, and many more; autographs of Enos Slaughter. Dwight Gooden, Rickey Henderson, Robin Roberts, Phil Niekro, Pete Rose (2), Nolan Ryan, Tom Seaver, Rod Carew, and Don Baylor; consigner lovingly assembled this collection; owner's retail price $8,500+, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 11 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Video for this lot) (Video2 for this lot) (Video3 for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
268   imageU.S., Bicentennial Souvenir Sheet EFO Stock, 1976. A binder packed with 150 mint S/S (Scott 1686-1689) and four oversized First Day Covers additionally cancelled from June 2-6 st the INTERPHIL 76 show; perforation alignment problems resulted in some very curious looking stamps and often meant the denomination was no longer in the frame; considerable tagging shifts are also noted; 5 examples of 1689 with stamps A, B, & C untagged; a fun lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Video for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
269   imageU.S., Better Airmail and Zeppelin Covers, 1933-1941. About 100 premium envelopes in glassines during the pre-WWII years; 16 flown Graf Zeppelin envelopes (each franked with a Scott C18 "Baby Zepp") with rubber stamp and/or printed cachets posted in Akron, New York, Chicago or Miami; Crosby C25-C30 Transport Issue (several are blks of 4); 20 FAM 14 First Flight from San Francisco to Guam, Manila and Honolulu; several vintage FDR related covers including a rubber stamp Eleanor Roosevelt free frank; FDR and Truman Inauguration envelopes (plus a 2009 Obama set), as well as a signature on cover of Sec of the Interior Harold Eckes; great stuff well worth a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (PDF for this Lot) (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
270   imageU.S., Space Shuttle and Stationery, 1920-2018. 2000 event envelopes chronicle the work at Edwards AFB and Cape Canaveral as NASA works to make air and spacecraft safer and more capable; wonderful collection of 80 (of 100) of the Smithsonian Milestones of Flight series including the all important 1st cover flown supersonic and autographed by Chuck Yeager; numerous B-70, M-2, HL-10, M2/F3, X-24, X24B, DFBW, and F-15 envelopes; early shuttle training flights, and main engine tests; nice selection of cachet makers including Centenial, Sarzin, SpaceCraft, Swanson, JPL Stamp Club, Orbit, Cygnus, Inner & Outer Space and more; a few Vandy Officials and a number of later Apollo mission covers present; to infinity and beyond! plus 4 Bankers Boxes full of postal entires and postal stationery including three Lighthouse cover binders, at least $500 Face modern postal stationery, and hundreds of older items and valuable surprises; you will enjoy this lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
271   imageU.S., Fancy Cancels on US Banknotes, 1870-1887. About 350 postally used Banknotes on quadrille pages; they range from 1c-15c including dies re-engraved or retouched, soft porous paper, and issues without grill; definitely "old school" specialist at work for you to enjoy; includes Scott 148 (21), 149 (6), 150 (9), 151 (12), 160 (6), 161 (13), 162 (11), 178 (9), 179 (21), 188 (11), 189 (10), 205 (27), 211 (18), 214 (6), 215 (13) and 216 (23); catalog exceeds $10,000, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Video for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
272   imageU.S., Extraordinary Crazy for CAMs Collection, 1926-1982. About a thousand covers (most autographed), signed vintage photographs, ephemera, and reference notes from a driven aerophilatelist in 12 packed volumes; as a result of the 1925 Kelly Act, the Post Office Department began inking deals with commercial airlines to carry airmail, the first 34 routes constituting Contract Air Mail (CAM), and following a brief period in 1934 when the Army flew the mail, Air Mail (AM) routes; the consignor amassed lovely examples from virtually all 107 routes on multiple First Flight Covers signed by the pilots representing a tremendous philatelic achievement; particular care was taken to show marvelous examples and often there are several interesting covers from each route; while pilot autographs are present from the Chicago to St Louis route (CAM 2) first flown by Charles Lindbergh, there are no Lindy signatures included; in addition to the aviator-signed covers there are perhaps about a hundred period photographs autographed by the pilots, letters signed, scrapbook material, and useful reference notes; there are 1380 signatures in this lot; the consignor provided the American Air Mail Society Catalogue value and added a value of $7 per autograph to come up with a catalog value of $16,500+; this would be exceedingly difficult to duplicate and is well worth examining, Fine to Very Fine, see a sampling online. Shipping charges apply - weight 54 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (PDF for this Lot) (PDF2 for this Lot) (PDF3 for this Lot) (PDF4 for this Lot) (Image)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
273 248 imageU.S., 1894, 2¢ pink, type I (Scott 248). Wholesale group of 76 stamps; a few straight edges and occasional small faults, Fine to Very Fine some very fine and each fresh as a daisy.
Scott $6,840 Estimate $1,000 - 1,300. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,000-1,300
SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
274 248 imageU.S., 1894, 2¢ pink, type I (Scott 248). Group of 24 stamps selected for centering and overall freshness; a few straight edges, overall Very Fine or better and includes a few GEMS.
Scott $2,160+ Estimate $800 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $800-1,000
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
275   imageU.S., Collins Hand-painted First Day Covers and More, 1936-2003. About 200 better covers including 18 early First Day Covers (mixed addressed and unaddressed), 33 post-war test flight envelopes, and nearly 150 Collins premium covers; #783 Kapner (4 different), Sudduth (4 different), Dietz (5 different), and #783-755 (5 different); Pan American World Airways South American test airmail on 33 different flights all with mixed franking and quite colorful; and stunning Collins hand-painted including 1999 Celebrate the Century 1950 (18), 1960 (19), 1970 (22), 1980 (14) and 1990 (15) as well as 2000 Stars & Stripes (20), 2000 Baseball Legends (20), 2001 Baseball Parks (10) and 10 others; stimulating collection without duplication primed for the collector or savvy dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
276   imageU.S., Blossoming Artists on Prexies, 1938-1954. 43 hand painted envelopes by three artists; 31 virtually complete Presidential Series (missing 832) drawn by RS; 7 beautiful pieces of art by CW Ray including $1-$5 (including 1954 $1 Wilson) and the three booklets with tabs; and 5 by 1st time cachet maker Letha Meier on the 4.5c White House, $1 Wilson (and 832a Wilson), $2 Harding, and $5 Coolidge; a wonderful grouping for a Prexie admirer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
277   imageU.S., Prominent Americans Postal History, 1965-1968. About 250 carefully assembled items highlighting the Prominent Americans series; most have be researched with the capacity to create a top notch modern Rate study; all of the values, including the $1 O'Neil and $5 Moore are well represented; services include Registered, Return Receipt Confirmation, Express, 3rd Class (Standard), Insured, 4th Class Library Rate, Priority Mail, 1st Class postcard, Airmail Special Delivery, Express Mail Next Day, 1st Class Parcel tag, 3rd Class Bulk Rate, 3rd Class Non Profit, Certificate of Mailing, International UPU Surface Letter, Airmail International postcard, International Special Delivery, Restricted Delivery, and more; bonus plate blocks of the series, 24 Artcraft unaddressed FDCs (plus a Registered $5 Moore signed by the Designer), Ceremony programs for a number of 1960s stamps including Prominent Americans 1-4c, 7c, 12c, 18c, 21c & $5; added bonus 52 (out of 60) Transportation Coil First Day souvenir pages.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (PDF for this Lot) (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
278   imageU.S., Early First Day Cover Stock, 1928-39. About 500 mostly sleeved First Day Covers in a dealer's travel box; about a dozen sets of #649 and 650 from the International Civil Aeronautics Conference; a few dozen (often without cachet) from the 1930-36 period organized by date; real strength is 1937 to 1939 where cachetmakers include Espenshade, Imperial, Laird, Rice, Grimsland, Ioor, Clifford, and Beardsley, with particular strength in Army-Navy issue; nice 1939 Baseball despite gum toning; great stock for the dealer helping collectors fill early holes, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.6 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
279   imageU.S., Mostly Airmail First Day Cover Compilation, 1926-83. A solid holding of approximately 80 covers, most all Airmail issue First Day or First Flight Covers, starting at #C10 and ranging through the early 1980s; note "First Ford Air Contract Flight over Two Routes" (2), 1936 First American Rocket Airplane Flight cachet and label on post card, 50¢ Clipper block of four First Day flight to Hong Kong, some cachets, numerous block of four or plate block frankings, etc.; better individual items include #C10a with full tab (1928 Cleveland Midwestern Philatelic Exhibition), #C19 cancelled Baltimore, plus front-of-book #611, 1052, 1053 (plate block), 1294 (plate block), 1295, and more besides to tempt the dealer; everything presented on stockpages or in individual sleeves, identified and ready to sell, Very Fine overall, nice, clean retail stock; see it all online.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (PDF for this Lot) (PDF2 for this Lot) (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
280   imageU.S., [Ships] Mae Weigand Hand-Painted Covers Collection, 1941. 64 handpainted envelopes postmarked on warships; 17 are naval covers for battleships (2), destroyers (9) and cruisers (6) cancelled on that ship; 21 are different flags representing departments of the US Navy; and 26 are insignia worn by different positions in the Navy; good condition throughout, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $750-1,000
CLOSED
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281   imageU.S., W H Wright Hand-painted First Day Cover Collection, 1948-59. 62 First Day Covers in a Showgard album; very popular artist due to his colorful, upbeat images and Knapp-like style; most are addressed but these are either carefully lettered or typed; a delightful collection for the advanced collector who appreciates original art, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (PDF for this Lot) (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
282 736 imageU.S., 1934, Maryland Issue Exhibit (Scott 736). Rare chance to own a highly decorated exhibit undisturbed from the early 1980's; compiled by an extremely accomplished exhibitor, this won the Grand Award at Rocky Gate 82, Gold ar SEPEX 84, Gold at AFDCS Washington 83, 1st place at ROAPEX 84, and best FDC exhibit at WILSHOW 83; nearly 100 different cachets in two albums including, Beazell (3e), Rothblum (and a Rothblum variety), 1st Baltimore Philatelic Society, Postmaster General corner card and letter from Assistant Postmaster General to his daughter, unlisted hand drawn Eleanor Dashiell, Nix, Stoutzenberg, Linprint, Top Notch, 1st Kapner, Hacker, Ioor, Roessler, Rice and more; includes over 20 related covers for celebrations, tercentenary, etc along with brochures; beautiful, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 10.4 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
CLOSED
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283   imageU.S., Back-of-The-Book Proofs & Specimens, The Balance of a Large Specialized Collection. A marvelous group of Plate Proofs and Specimens overprints comprising E1P4-E3P4, J1P2-J7P2 (removed from gray card), J22P4-J28P4, PR2P4-PR4P4, PR9P4-PR32P4, PR57P4-PR79P4, O1SD/O83SD (1¢ Specimens complete, plus duplicate Agriculture & State), PR57SD-PR61SD, and 40L1RP1 (3¢ City Despatch Post, reprint die proof from defaced plate); few small faults - mainly thins in J1P2/J7P2; otherwise just about all clean and F-VF.
Scott $2,385 Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
284 285 imageU.S., 1¢ Trans-Miss., Plate Number Imprint Pairs, Collection of Numbers (Scott 285). Group of (26) plate number and imprint pairs, each a different number and/or position; nearly all appear sound and fresh, Fine to Very Fine some very fine and one or two worthy of measuring the grade, freshen up your holding with this.
Scott $3,285 Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
285   imageU.S., Delaware Tercentenary FDC Collection, 1938. Comprehensive 135+ envelope collection of Scott # 836 in two binders; includes Hux-Fairway, Demetrious Petroutsa, Crosby (4 diff), Grandy (6 diff), Linprint (6 diff), Anderson (4 diff), Plimpton, Pavois, Hobby Cover Service (4 diff), Staehle (2 diff), Clifford (black and the multicolored), Historic Art/Gilbert, Historic Art/Coakley, Evans, Bronesky, Aubry, Pilgrim, Gundel ($50), Sidenius, Holland (2 diff), Farnam (3 diff), Rice, Fidelity (4 diff), August (4 diff), Mayne, Law (2 diff), Heyl, Speer, Grimsland (3 diff), Reid (4 diff), Espenshade (3 diff), Von Losberg, Annis, Raley (3 diff), Ioor (12 diff), Webster (2 diff), Imperial, Detroit Thermographics, Kuntz, Nix (2 diff), Christie, 836-60, Beardsley ($125), Keyworth ($60), 836-67 (12 diff), SEPAD (2 diff), Reid 75 ($60), Reid 75a ($60), Chambers ($100) as well as better related covers from Sweden and Finland; great stock for the dealer or a philatelic exhibit in the making, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.3 lbs.
Estimate $600 - 800. (Video for this lot) (Video2 for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $600-800
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
286 cover 778 imageTIPEX Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover Collection, 1936 (Scott 778). 155+ envelopes in large like new Vario binder; includes WSE/August, WSE/Dyer, Top Notch, 778-5, Grandy, Hubbard, Bert, 778-9, Ioor, Sidenius, Fairway, 778-18, Anderson, Eagle Cover Service, 778-24, Rice, Linprint, Beverly Hills, Imperial, Evans, 778-36, Lerchenfeld, 778-GP7, and many others; several handpainted covers as well as unlisted multicolored printed cachets; quite the makings for a philatelic exhibit or better stock to satisfy your specialist clientele, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.6 lbs. (Video for this lot) (Image)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
287   imageU.S., Close to Complete Prexie Series, 1938. 98 better covers from three close to complete Presidential Series sets; includes 44 Egolf in red and blue from 1/2c - $5 ($2 and $5 are plate singles) missing the 4.5c, horizontal coil pairs are included (but short the 4.5c) and vertical coil pairs (except the 3c); 30 Keyworth 803-34 series (several are blocks) but missing the 1/2c and 1c values; lastly a partial set of 24 Caster micro First Day Covers with AMOCO labels, these diminutive envelopes measure a scant 2.5" x 3.5" in size, at total of 24 (most between 1/2c and 25c) in evidence, certain to be a fun set to complete; if your mission is to reunite broken sets most of the tough ones are here and a little rummaging through the dollar box will bring you reward, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
288 803-851 imageU.S., Better Presidential Series Sets, 1938 (Scott 803-851). 101 of some of the nicest covers you are likely to run across; complete set of 32 Sudduth (with a stray 2c Electric Eye plate block thrown in for good measure), most are addressed to the Superintendent Division of Postmasters at the Post Office Department in Washington DC, the $5 Coolidge is a plate single, the set is in extraordinary nice condition; 36 envelopes addressed to Oswald Ludwig (complete 1/2c-$5 plus the booklets complete with tabs); and complete set of Clarence Reid generally printed in the color of each stamp, unaddressed and clean, the $1-$5 are plate singles; three great complete sets for the discerning collector, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.4 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
289   imageU.S., Classic Baseball FDC Collection, 1939. 50+ First Day Covers postmarked Cooperstown NY; condition varies with some toning noted; better cachets include Leatherstocking Stamp Club (3), Fidelity, House of Farnam (4), Ioor, Gundel, Linprint (3), Artcraft (3), Clifford and Grandy; numerous color add-on cachets are attractive; who doesn't love baseball? Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $550.00
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290   imageU.S., Large Collection of Modern Hand Painted, 1939-2012. About 150 hand drawn and colored envelopes created by Kate Hansen and Ben Kraft; each is individually sleeved with no apparent duplication; very colorful, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction

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