Sale 713

US, British and Worldwide
Stamps and Postal History


Misc. Documents, Correspondence and Ephemera
 
 
Lot Photo Description
Lot 1974
Andrew Jackson memorial badge, 73 x 195 mm, white silk memento with Dodge portrait in black as found on the 2¢ 1863 stamp (#73), published by E. P. Whaites, some small flaws not affecting the design, Very Fine, lovely and rare.
Estimate $150 - 200

A similar item is illustrated and described on page 80 of Lane's "Harry F. Allen Collection of Black Jacks". A wonderful and prized Black Jack collateral item
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Current Bid$80
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Lot 1975

Birch bark cover and lettersheet, 3¢ (#65) target-cancelled with "Traverse City MI" c.d.s., with letter; includes article from 1990 American Philatelist with transcription; piece out of cover and letter sheet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 1976

DPO town cancels, over 70 covers, all franked with #65, with many S/R 4s to S/R 6s; better include manuscript Wahoo O (S/R 7), manuscript North Greenbush NY (S/R 7), Grasshopper Falls KS (S/R 6), manuscript English Settlement IA (S/R 7), Wachusetville MA (S/R 6) and manuscript Emmett IA (S/R 6); some with contents; mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine, simply a great collection.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1977

Forwarded covers, 16, includes Goshen, IN, forwarded to Chapinsville, NY, with blue "Due 6" in circle and matching "Forwarded" in lozenge; Chicago, IL, forwarded to Mariner, IL, with blue "Forwarded" in oval; Muscatine, IA, forwarded to Young America, IL, with manuscript "Due 3 c" over straightline "Forwarded"; Waybridge, VT, with "Missent &/Forwarded" in oval; San Jose forwarded to Burnwood then to Santa Clara, on reverse mailed to Santa Clara; San Francisco, CA, forwarded to Portland, OR; etc.; an amazing array of auxiliary markings, all franked with #65; mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine, a bonanza for the savvy bidder.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 1978

Great Plains - eight covers, from Leavenworth City, Kansas Terrritory; Iola, KS; Mound City, KS; Grasshopper Falls, KS (S/R 6); St Joseph, MO; Knob Noster, MO; Pilot Knob, MO; and Cottonwood Springs, NE (S/R 6); mixed condition, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 1979

Mid-Atlantic/Southern States, over 30 covers, includes manuscript town cancel "Blacks & Whites VA" on cover to Lawrenceville, VA; Liberty Mills, VA, on cover to Alexandria, VA; manuscript town cancel Fisher's Ferry, PA, to Schoharie, NY; manuscript Loving Creek, VA (S/R 5), on cover to Girards Town, WV; Brightwood, DC (S/R 5), on cover to Londongrove, PA; oval Passaic, NJ, on cover to Lowell, MA; Little Gunpowder, MD (S/R 5), on cover to Baltimore; mixed condition, all franked with #65, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1980

Oversized covers or bank checks, 31 in all, some tremendous covers present, with better including hand-colored eagle addressed to Rochester, NY, with manuscript "Careful/Original Painting" franked with #65; cover addressed to St. Louis franked with #76, 63, 65 & 69; cover addressed to Leonardsville, NY, franked with #73 and strip of six #65; cover to Washington, DC, with block of four & pair of #65; cover to Wilkes Barre, PA, with block of six #65; mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine, please set aside time for careful perusal, much uncommon material.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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