Sale 3023 - The Bert Boonstra Collection of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition
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  • Lot# : 901 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single (natural straight edge at top) tied by Beverly Mass Jun 22 duplex cancel on 1909 cover addressed to Yokohama Japan and redirected to Hong Kong China; Yokohama and Hong Kong backstamps; cover with tiny piece out above the stamp otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 902 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single, tied by Aug 6 1901 duplex cancel on 5¢ entire (Scott U330) addressed to ".. Consul of the Republic of Chili, to Japan, Yokohama" and redirected with labels in Japanese; cover with tiny flaws otherwise Very Fine and Uncommon Usage
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 903 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢ Pan American single 1¢ and 2¢ Pan Americans on 1901 registered cover with 5¢ Blue (Scott 281) and 10¢ Orange Brown type II (Scott 283), addressed to Luxembourg and redirected to Germany, stamps tied by NYC double oval cancels, wing margined NYC registery label partially missing at right otherwise Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 904 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single, tied by Duubuque Iowa Aug 25 '01 machine cancel on cover addressed to Luxemburg; Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 905 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 296
    1901 4¢ Pan American single, tied by Brooklyn NY double oval on Jul 18 1901 registered 2¢ entire franked with a vertical pair of 2¢ Pan American, addressed to Guadalajara Mexico; magenta Brooklyn registry handstamp, two different NYC registry labels (one with "Exchange" and one without) on front and Mexico City registry label on reverse, Mexico City and Guadalajara transit marks; cover with tiny nick out at lower right otherwise Very Fine and Scarce Usage
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 906 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢ Pan American single, tied by Buffalo NY Oct 4 1901 Pan American Exposition 1901 Barry Machine Slogan cancel (Bomar type B01-115A) on Private Mailing card addressed to Mexico; multicolored illustration of 74th Reg N.Y.N.G. Armory on reverse; Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 907 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294-7
    1901 1 - 5¢ Pan American single of each plus extra single of the 1¢ used to pay the 13¢ UPU registered rate to Roermond Holland, stamps tied by somewhat indistinct Buffalo NY double oval cancels; blue black three line "REG No. ..../ May 8 1901/ Buffalo, N.Y." handstamp at bottom center and NYC registery label, proper backstamps, trivial cover toning otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 908 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢ Pan American single, tied by Port Townsend Washington May 10 1901 duplex cancel on card to Rotterdam Holland; large purple "PRINTED MATTER" handstamp at top secured the 1¢ UPU rate for a card to Europe, double circle Rotterdam receiving mark at upper left, reverse with a photograph of downtown Port Townsend, trivial card flaws otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 909 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 295
    1901 2¢ Pan American tied by lightly struck Barry Machine Slogan cancel (Bomar type B01-15C) on Private Mailing Card addressed to Amsterdam Holland, reverse with black illustration of the Electric Tower at night, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 910 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single, tied by Proctorsville, VT 11 Aug 1902 duplex cancel on multicolored Pan American Exposition cover with illustration of Ethnology Building, Indian totem pole and canoe; addressed to Amsterdam Holland; proper backstamps; few trivial toned spots otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 911 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢, 2¢ and 5¢ Pan Americans three covers to Netherlands; 1) Green Bay Wis. Oct 7 1901 machine flag cancel ties three 1¢ Pan Americans on 2¢ entire addressed to Amsterdam, cover with crease at left; 2) 2¢ Pan American tied by NYC Dec 10 1901 machine cancel on private mailing card addressed to Tiel, color illustration of Indians and horses on reverse, small card corner creases; 3) single 5¢ Pan American, tied by Orange NJ Jun 7 '01 duplex cancel on cover addressed to The Hague; F-VF
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 912 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢, 2¢ and 5¢ Pan American, one cover and two Private Mailing cards all addressed to Holland; 1) single 1¢ tied by Oakland Feb 1 1902 machine flag cancel on card addressed to The Hage, reverse with multicolored illustration of "Apache Chief "Jas. A. Garfield" and two Chinese maidens; 2) single 2¢ tied by Columbus Ohio Oct 14 1901 machine cancel on card to Zwolle (receiving mark at left), reverse with multicolor illustration of Niagara Falls; 3) single 5¢ tied by Buffal NY Jun 5 '01 Pan American Exposition 1901 Barry Machne Slogan cancel (Bomar type B01-15C) on Hotel Columbia corner card cover addressed to Dordrecht; few small flaws otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 913 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 295
    1901 2¢ Pan American single, tied by Washington DC Jun 16 1901 machine cancel on private mailing card addressed to Oporto Portugual; multicolor illustrations of the Naval Monument and the Smithsonian Building on reverse, Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 914 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢ Pan American, 2¢ Pan American two covers; 1) two single 1¢ Pan Americans tied by New Albany Ind. Jun 5 1901 flag machine cancel on cover to U. S. Marine Hospital Service, Ponce Porto Rico, San Juan and Ponce receiving hand stamps, one stamp creased and cover with tiny flaws otherwise Fine; 2) single 2¢ Pan American tied by Bridgeport Conn Sep 17 1901 machine cancel on cover addressed to Honolulu, H. I., San Francisco and Honolulu backstamps, tiny cover flaws othewise Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 915 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single (natural straight edge at bottom) tied by NYC Jun 7 1901 duplex on cover addressed to Bulawayo Rhodesia; Bulawayo backstamp; cover with light bends from contents othewise Very Fine and Scarce
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 916 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single, tied by indistinct cork cancel on 1901 cover with Litchfield Conn Aug 11 postmark, addressed to Bulawayo British South Africa and redirected back Conn the following April 1902; Sep 16 Dulawayo Rhodesia receiving mark and various Dead Letter Office markings, Very Fine and Extremely Scarce Usage
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
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    Lot# : 917 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 295
    1901 2¢ Pan American two covers to Russia; 1) single 2¢ Pan American tied by Philadelphia Oct 18 1901 machine flag cancel on short paid cover addressed to St. Pertersburg, eventually marked "INCONNU" (unknown) and returned to sender, a wealth of backstamps (4 in Cyrillic), trivial cover flaws, F-VF; 2) single 1899 2¢ Red type IV tied by 1900 Pan American Exposition slogan cancel on private mailing card addressed to Moscow, reverse with three multicolored illustrations of Niagara Falls, Russian receiving mark, Very Fine (Covers to Russia during the Czarist time period are scarce)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 918 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single, tied by New York Sep 5 1901 duplex postmark on cover addressed to Friedensfeld, St. Croix, D. W. I.; proper Christiansted and Frediksted backstamps; cover with small flaws otherwise Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 919 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single used on 1901 registered cover franked with additional single 4¢ and 2¢ Pan Americans and two single 1¢ Pan Americans; Violet San Francisco Reg. Div. handstamp at left; addresed to Kingstown St. Vincent West Indies; NYC registry label at lower left and St. Vincent backstamp; Very Fine and Very Scarce Usage
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 920 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 279B
    1899 2¢ Red, Type IV "Buffalo NY Nov 27 1900 Pan American Exposition 1901" Barry Machine Slogan cancel (Bomar type B01-13B) ties stamp on card addressed to Pietermaritzburg Natal, card with illustration of the "Temple of Music" on the reverse, proper Natal receiving mark; Very Fine and Extremely Scarce Usage
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
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    Lot# : 921 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single, tied by indistinct Sep 2 1901 duplex postmark on multicolored illustrated Pan American cover depicting North and South Hemispheres with female figures, addressed to Wellington, Cape Colony South Africa; reverse with Pan American Exposition label, NYC and Wellington transit marks; cover with creases at left and small tear at right otherwise Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 922 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢ Pan American two singles, tied by Washington DC Sep 20 1901 duplex cancels on Private Mailing Card addressed to Windhoek S. W. Africa, reverse with picture of the Temple of Music, a picture of William McKinley and a passage noting his death on Sept 14, 1901; card with small flaws otherwise Very Fine and Extremely Rare Usage
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 923 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 298
    1901 8¢ Pan American two covers to Sweden; 1) single 8¢ Pan American tied by Donnelly Min Apri 1 1902 duplex cancel on 2¢ entire addressed to Bergjum, lightly soiled, fine; 2) 2¢ Pan American tied by Brooklyn NY Jun 1901 machine cancel on private mailing card with illustration of the Statue of Liberty on the reverse, addressed to Stockholm, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 924 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 295
    1901 2¢ Pan American and 5¢ Pan American two items to Sweden; 1) single 1¢ Pan American, tied by San Francisco May 1901 machine cancel on private mailing card addressed to Upsala, reverse with a multicolored illustration of the "buildings of the three greatest newspapers of San Francisco; Upsula double circle receiving mark on obverse, Very fine; 2) single 5¢ Pan American (piece out at lower right) cork cancel on cover to London, redirected to Stockholm and then redirected to Berlin, Manomet Mass Jul 1 1901 postmark to left of stamp and Stockholm bridge receiving mark, backstamps include NYC, London, Swedish and German markings, Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 925 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American single 5¢, 4¢ and 1¢ Pan Americans (Scott 294, 296-7) tied by Jeffersonville Ind Jun 7 1901 duplex cancels on cover addressed to Basle Switzerland, paying the double weight UPU rate, proper backstamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 926 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 295
    1901 2¢ Pan American two single 2¢ Pan Americans and single 1¢ Pan American tied by NY July 1901 machine cancel on illustrated Manuel Lopez & Ca Highest Grade Havana Cigars corner card, addressed to Regnsdorf Switzerland, proper Swiss backstamps, Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 927 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 299
    1901 10¢ Pan American single, tied by NYC double oval cancel on registered FRONT ONLY addressed to Argovie Switzerland, additionally franked with 2¢ and 5¢ Pan Americans (Scott 295 and 297) to pay the 17¢ fee (10¢ for registration and 7¢ for 14 ounces at 1¢ per 2 ounces for commercial articles or papers); NYC registery label at bottom, straight line "Samples No Value" handstamp and manuscript "14 oz); front with vertical crease and other flaws otherwise Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 928 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 296
    1901 4¢ Pan American two covers to Switzerland; 1) single 4¢ and 1¢ Pan Americans tied by Boston Mass May 15 1901 machine cancel on cover addressed to Berne Switzerland; 2) single 4¢ Pan American tied by Philadelphia PA Jan 11 1902 machine flag cancel on 1¢ entire addressed to Zurich; Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 85 USD

    Lot# : 929 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 1¢, 4¢ and 5¢ Pan Americans two covers addressed to Switzerland; 1) single 5¢ tied by Pasadena Cal Oct 24 1901 machine flag cancel on cover addressed to Basel, proper backstamps; 2) single 1¢ and 4¢ Pan Americans tied by NYC Aug 26 1901 machine cancel on cover addressed to Geneva; Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 930 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 298
    1901 8¢ Pan American single, tied by black postmark and NYC registry label on Nov 2 1901 cover addressed to Herisau Switzerland, franked with additional 1¢ Pan American and 4¢ brown Lincoln (corner off at LR) paying the UPU postage rate and domestic Registry fee, purple three line "Registered/ Nov 2 1901/ Sacramento, Cal" at bottom, proper backstamps; Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 931 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 294
    1901 1¢ Pan American and 2¢ Pan American two private mailing cards addressed to Basle Switzerland; 1) single 1¢ Pan American tied by Altoons PA Oct 7 1901 machine cancel on 1¢ Government Post Card (Scott UX14) addressed to Basle, Basel bridge receiving mark at the left, Fine; 2) single 2¢ Pan American tied by Chicago ILL May 20 1901 duplex cancel on private mailing card addressed to Basel, receiving mark at the lower left, photograph of the Chicago Public Library on the reverse; Very Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
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    Lot# : 932 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 297
    1901 5¢ Pan American "Pan-Am. Sta Sep 25 1901 Buffalo , N.Y." rubber handstamp duplex with 7 killer bars (Bomar type B01-2C) ties stamp on multicolored Bison, Eliectric Lights and Niagara Falls Exposition cover addressed to Tunisia; the cancel is considerably degraded, but with the 7 bars which Bomar notes were not used with the device in its later state, latest known date of usage is Sep 30; proper Marseille and Tunis backstamps; tiny cover flaws otherwise Very Fine and an Exceptionally Rare Usage
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 933 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 295
    1901 2¢ Pan American two singles (one with natural straight edge at top) used with 1¢ green (Scott 279), all tied by Manchester Mass Aug 8 1901 duplex postmarks on cover addressed to Constantinople Turkey; mans. "open mail via London" at upper left and British Post Office Constantinople backstamp, Very Fine and Uncommon Destination
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 934 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Catalog# : 296
    1901 4¢ Pan American horizontal pair (right stamp with small piece out at lower left) tied by NYC Nov 12 1901 duplex postmarks on legal sized 2¢ entire with Lackawanna Railroad corner card, addressed to Montivedio Uruguay; proper Montevideo backstamp, cover with file fold at left through corner card otherwise Fine and Uncommon
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 935 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

    Pan American Exposition Ephemera Collection Wonderful grouping of items related to the expostion including an unused set of 10 different Official Souvenir Mailing Cards with envelope, Official advertising card, Libby McNeill souvenir bookmark; advertising cards to Panama Coffee, Macey Furniture, Minature Railroad Co., and Runkel Bros. Chocolates; Singer 164x126mm multicolored mailing envelope (unused); hand painted Ethnology Building card, five different Butcher & Gibbs Plow company ad cards with all over multicolored illustrations of exposition buildings, Souvenir pamplets for Paper Box Machinery, Butterick Publishing; plus trade cards and many other items given out at the exposition. Extremely Fine and an Excellent Group of Collateral Memorabilia
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 936 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

    1901 Pan American Exposition Emphemera Interesting collection of pictures, tickets, labels, stamps and other memorabilia all relating the Exposition includes Stickers sold by Raynor Hubell (51); Entrance tickets for NY Day, Dedication Day and Farewell day plus Children's and regular entrance tickets, Map of Buffalo, Picture of the Chile Pavilion, Official Daily Program for Railroad Day, Model Household Nursery booklet, handpainted Ethnology card, G. Ward Cooks pamphlet describing tours, places to stay etc.; unused uropean sized multicolored Singer envelope depicting Niagara Falls;Time Table for Day and Night trips to Detroit and Cleveland, Wonderful Group of Collateral Exposition material
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 937 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    Unused Pan American Exposition Envelopes Selection of covers; includes embossed Official Emblem in Violet, Green and Olive Green; four designs that come multicolor in blue green only and one in buff; one embossed Bison on red circle and one with Bison standing above eagle and to people labeled "No Dust on US"; multicolored designs include Albright Gallery, US Government Building, Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Ethnology Building, Bison head and electric lights above Niagara Falls and globe, two different Bison standing on globe in front of stylized exposition, and emblem with woman in white dress; also includes two modern reprints
    Start Price : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 938 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

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    The Esquimau Village small collection of eight items relating to the Eskimo village at the Exposition; includes Advertising card with Eskimo holding spear, three unused mailing cards depicting scenes of Eskimo life, and four different mailing franked with Pan American stamps (three 1¢ and one 2¢) that passed through the mails, Excellent and Very Scarce Group, Very Finern
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 939 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

    McKinley Memorial Collection collection of over 40 items relating to McKinley, his assassination, his death and events after his death includes Spanish American War patriotic addressed to Germany, 1899 private mailing cover with vignette of McKinley addressed to England franked with 2¢ Trans-Miss, Spanish American War cover domestically used franked with 1¢ Trans-Miss, Official Program from President's Day, a copy of the last speech that McKinley made, a cover with 2¢ Pan American mailed 2 hours before he was shot, Temple of Music card with McKinley vignette franked with 2¢ Pan American addressed to Bohemia, mourning card to Germany, two unaddressed covers postmarked 4 PM Sep 7 with Barry Machine Slogan cancel, one with cachet of McKinley, Sep 21 mourning cover postmarked Sep 21 from Washington DC, and mourning cover with thank you note from Mrs. Mckinley (printed, no signature), cards with illustrations of his monument and many more, Well worth inspection, F-VF
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 500 USD

    Lot# : 940 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

    McKinley Related Government Postal Card Collection UX 18 (three unused and four used), UX 19 (two unused and two used), UX 20 (two used), UX 21 (one each unused and used), UX 22 (three unused and three used), UX 24 (two unused and four used), UX 37 (two unused, one used) and one UY 12 (folded); many of the unused have printed message on reverse otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 941 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

    Buffalo City Collection of Photos and Non-Exposition Mailing Cards Interesting collection that talks about the origin of the name, shows early maps, photos and illustrations of building starting in 1830 through 1920's; used cards have illustrations of Buffalo Harbor, Main Street, Lafayette Square, Buffalo Savings Bank, City and County Hall, Boat House Park Lake, Park Lake and Casino, City Hall, Delaware Avenue, and Niagara Hotel; Fine and a Wonderful Group
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
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    Lot# : 942 Pan-American Exposition Postal History

    S S St. Paul Related Collection of S. S. St. Paul covers and memorabilia includes nine covers directed to be sent to Europe via the S, S, St. Paul plus three unused cards depicting the ship, a diner menu from Feb 14 1900 and April 20 and 24 1909, program of sports on the ship, First Class Passenger list, April 24 Log Extract, Inspection Card, and 1901 Second Class Passenger List; Interesting group of collateral Pan American Exposition material
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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