Sale 3029 - The Eldon Mohler Collection of United States Illustrated First Day Covers Part I
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  • Lot# : 4701 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, unknown hand-painted cachet, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $150-250)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4702 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Sol Gram hand-painted cachet, signed reverse by the artist "To Ernie," postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 4703 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #1 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4704 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #2 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4705 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #3 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 4706 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #4 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4707 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #6 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4708 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #7 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4709 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #7A reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4710 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #8 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4711 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #9 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4712 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #10 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4713 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #11 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 4714 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 854
    854, 1939 3c Washington's Inauguration, M-unlisted, beautiful Gerry Snow hand-painted cachet, each signed reverse by the artist, #12 reverse, postmarked New York, New York April 30, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 140 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 4715 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 855
    855, 1939 3c Baseball Centennial, 19 Crosby photo cachet first day covers, all postmarked Cooperstown, New York June 12, 1939, all Very Fine, Mellone catalog value of over $1,900, an exceptional group (Estimate $900-1,200)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4716 First Day Covers

    855, 1939 3c Baseball Centennial, 129 neatly mounted in a G&K binder with some loose, highlights and better cachets include: M-7 set of eight, M-12 Compton, M-32 first Dietz, M-42 eight different Hart, M-43 H. Harwood, M-49 Imperial, M-58 Keyworth, M-63 first Marsella, M-66 McCamley, M-73a Pilgrim, M-74 Reid, M-76, 76a Parsons; 20 different Crosby better designs with catalogue values over $125 each, some with dual cancels with modern baseball issues, some Washington, DC cancels noted, a few add-ons, mostly Fine-Very Fine, worth inspecting and with huge catalog value (Estimate $2,500-3,500)
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4717 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 856
    856, 1939 3c Panama Canal, M-65, listing copy, unknown hand-painted period cachet, postmarked U.S.S. Charleston Canal Zone, August 15, 1939, sent to Ontario Canada, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 160 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 4718 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 856
    856, 1939 3c Panama Canal, M-unlisted, unknown and clearly period cachet, stunning and likely unique, postmarked U.S.S. Charleston Canal Zone, August 15, 1939, Very Fine (Estimate $750-1,000)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 4719 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-18b var, Sanders unlisted oversized envelope, postmarked September 25, 1939 with six different navy ship cancels, Very Fine (Estimate $150-200)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 85 USD

    Lot# : 4720 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-22, Louis Weigand thermographed with photo applied, postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine (Estimate $100-150)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4721 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-56, William Linto printed cachet, cover number 23 of 32, postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and scarce (Estimate $100-150)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4722 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-100listing copy, unknown cachet marker, of the period, postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $200-300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 4723 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-106listing copy, unknown cachet marker, of the period, postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and scarce (Estimate $150-200)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4724 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-114 listing copy, unknown cachet marker,postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $70-100)
    Start Price : 40 USD
    Current Opening : 40 USD
    Hammer price : 65 USD

    Lot# : 4725 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-118 listing copy, typed period cachet,postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $150-200)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 4726 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-unlisted, ACE artist Gladys Adler hand-painted period cachet, postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and scarce (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 4727 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-unlisted, Florene Edmiston hand-painted period cachet, postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and scarce (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4728 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 857
    857, 1939 3c Printing Tercentenary, M-unlisted, fabulous fold-out Canadian Pacific lettersheet, inside shows locomotive, specs and route map (including a locomotive shown at the New York World's Fair), also postmarked September 25, 1939 at the World's Fair tying #853; #857 postmarked New York, New York September 25, 1939, Very Fine and possibly unique (Estimate $100-150)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 85 USD

    Lot# : 4729 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-29c, Artcraft cachet proof in dark blue, one of three different proofs Decker created for this cachet and one of only two or three known to exist (this the first we've seen), postmarked Bismarck, North Dakota November 2, 1939, Very Fine and under-cataloged (Estimate $750-1,000)rnLast sold at public auction April 8, 2006 for $663 including premium.
    Start Price : 375 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 4730 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-65, set of four Risko Art airbrush multi-color period cachets, the same design for all four but in different colors, postmarked in each official city November 2, 1939, Very Fine (Estimate $400-600)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 4731 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-70, set of four Waiten Beardsley printed period cachets, the same cachet for all four states, postmarked in each official city November 2, 1939, Very Fine (one with rubberband mark) and scarce (Estimate $300-500)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4732 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-92a-d listing copies, set of four A.E. Owen period hand-drawn cachets, four different cachets, one for each city, postmarked in each official city November 2, 1939, Very Fine and scarce (Estimate $400-600)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4733 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-95 listing copy, ACE Artist #258 Margaret E. Mattson hand-painted period cachet, postmarked Pierre, South Dakota November 2, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique, beautiful (Estimate $200-300)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 4734 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-109 listing copy, ACE Artist #281 J. Mattson hand-painted period cachet, postmarked Bismarck, North Dakota November 2, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique (Estimate $200-300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4735 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-unlisted, ACE Artist #328 Cora Miller hand-painted period cachet, postmarked Bismarck, North Dakota November 2, 1939, Very Fine but open top edge, trivial small tear same, likely unique (Estimate $200-300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4736 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 858
    858, 1939 3c 50th Anniversary Statehood, M-unlisted, Wilkerson hand-drawn period cachets, four different cachets in four colors, postmarked in each official city November 2, 1939, Very Fine and likely unique(Estimate $400-600)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4737 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 859-93
    859-93, 1940 1c-10c Famous Americans, set of 35 hand-tinted paste-on ArtCraft cachets in album produced by the Charter Oak Stamp Company, each cover with "round robin" plate blocks of four, Very Fine, this is the first we've seen this spectacular and rare set (Estimate $600-800)
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4738 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 859-93
    859-93, 1940 1c-10c Famous Americans, M-9, very scarce set of 35 Pilgrim cached covers, matched typed addressed, Very Fine and the first we've handled (Estimate $900-1,200)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4739 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 859-93
    859-93, 1940 1c-10c Famous Americans, M-unlisted, very scarce set of 35 Waiten Beardsley cached covers, matched typed addressed, Very Fine and only the second set we've handled, very small production (Estimate $900-1,200)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4740 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 859-93
    859-93, 1940 1c-10c Famous Americans, M-unlisted, rare set of 35 Cover of the Month cached covers, rubber-stamped or pencil addressed, Very Fine, the first set we've handled (Estimate $900-1,200)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4741 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 895
    895, 1940 3c Pan-American Union, M-unlisted, terrific set of 22 different hand-drawn/paste-on period cachet each representing a different country, hand-lettered in india ink, then their respective hand-painted coat of arms applied to each cover, postmarked Washington, DC April 14, 1940, matched typed addressed and likely unique, Very Fine, certainly one of the finer cachets for the issue (Estimate $1,200-1,500)
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4742 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 902
    902, 1940 3c Thirteenth Amendment, M-unlisted, group of four different J. Neal Griffith period wood-block cachets, three identical in purple, brown and green and a fourth with just the center portion in red, postmarked World's Fair Station, New York October 20, 1940, first we've seen, Griffith's cachets are quite scarce, Very Fine (Estimate $350-550)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4743 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 902
    902, 1940 3c Thirteenth Amendment, M-unlisted, Crosby thermographed double on #10 envelope with round-robin plate singles, nicely signed by the postmaster and assistant, postmarked World's Fair Station, New York October 20, 1940, Very Fine, unaddressed and rare (Estimate $300-400)rnLast sold at public auction November 9, 2006 for $374 including premium.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 4744 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 903
    903, 1941 3c Vermont Statehood, M-unlisted, ACE Artist #367 Zelma Swartz hand-painted period cachet, postmarked Montpelier, Vermont March 4, 1941, first we've seen or handled, Very Fine (Estimate $150-250)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 4745 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 903
    903, 1941 3c Vermont Statehood, M-unlisted, ACE artist Gladys Adlerhand-painted period cachet, postmarked Montpelier, Vermont March 4, 1941, first we've seen, scarce and Very Fine (Estimate $150-250)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 4746 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 922
    922, 1944 3c Transcontinental Railroad, M-47, William S. Linto set of three with cancels from the official cities of Ogden, San Francisco and Omaha, May 10, 1944, cachet F.T.C.R., covers 19-21 of 31 issued, return address from C.R. Butterfield, Very Fine, the first set of three we have seen (Estimate $300-400)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 4747 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 922
    922, 1944 3c Transcontinental Railroad, M-unlisted, LeGallez period cachet, Ogden, Utah May 10, 1944 postmark, few made, very scarce and Very Fine (Estimate $125-175)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 4748 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 926
    926, 1944 3c Motion Pictures, M-unlisted, wonderful period hand-painted cachet of Bob Hope, Jack Benny and Charlie McCarthy, Los Angeles, California October 31, 1944 postmark, likely unique, Very Fine (Estimate $100-150)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 4749 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 930-33
    930-33, 1945 1c-5c Franklin D. Roosevelt, M-unlisted, signed Newton #10 envelope, postmarked Washington, DC January 30, 1946 (Roosevelt's birthday), Very Fine (Estimate $150-200)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 4750 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 945
    945, 1947 3c Thomas Edison Centennial, M-unlisted, terrific set of 12 paste-on period cachets, each depicts a scene from Edison's life and achievements, one is clearly tied, all addressed to A. Ginsberg, postmarked Milan, Ohio February 11, 1947, Very Fine (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4751 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 948
    948, 1947 5c-10 Centenary U.S. Postage Stamps Sheet, M-unlisted, Charles L. Nash hand-painted period cachet, postmarked New York, New York Philatelic Sta. May 19, 1947, Very Fine (Estimate $100-150)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 65 USD

    Lot# : 4752 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 951
    951, 1947 3c Frigate Constitution, M-66, William Linto period cachet, postmarked U.S. Frigate Constitution, Boston, Massachusetts, October 21, 1947, number 15 of 47 issued, Very Fine (Estimate $100-150)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 4753 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 951
    951, 1947 3c Frigate Constitution, M-unlisted, rare Walter Stawuszewski hand-painted period cachet, postmarked U.S. Frigate Constitution, Boston, Massachusetts October 21, 1947, few made, a beautiful cover, Very Fine (Estimate $300-400)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4754 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 951
    951, 1947 3c Frigate Constitution, M-unlisted, scarce Gladys Adler ACE artist hand-painted period cachet, postmarked U.S. Frigate Constitution, Boston, Massachusetts October 21, 1947, few made, a beautiful cover, Very Fine, ex-Jarrett (Estimate $300-400)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 4755 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 985
    985, 1949 3c GAR Final Encampment, collection of 11, all serviced on period Civil War patriotic envelopes, postmarked Indianapolis, Indiana August 29, 1949, all but one Very Fine, an exceptional group with many scarcer designs (Estimate $175-250)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4756 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 1182
    1182, 1965 5c Appomattox, collection of 70 serviced Civil War patriotic covers from the 1860s, each with the entire set of five stamps from this series tied by an Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1965 postmark, many scarce designs noted throughout, Fine-Very Fine with the usual quarter or so with mounting remnants reverse (Estimate $700-900)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4757 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 1303
    1303, 1966 4c Lincoln Coil, collection of 11, all serviced on period Civil War patriotic envelopes, postmarked Springfield, Illinois May 28, 1966, all Very Fine, one with mount residue reverse, an exceptional group with many scarcer designs (Estimate $175-250)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4758 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 1381
    1381, 1969 6c Professional Baseball, collection of 114 Hall of Fame plaque picture postcards, each postmarked Cincinnati, Ohio September 24, 1969 first day of issue, all neatly displayed in a binder, generally Very Fine, as these retail for $50-125 each depending on the player and are difficult to find this is a rare opportunity to buy an assembled set (Estimate $3000-4000)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4759 First Day Covers

    2089, 1984 20c Jim Thorpe, collection in two Supersafe albums, 249 pieces with many hand-painted including Fogt OAK, Goldberg, John B. Anderson (3x) OAKs, Hord OAK, more; dozens of unofficial cities, great assortment of cachet makers, generally Very Fine (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 4760 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 2204
    2204, 1986 22c Republic of Texas, collection of 420+ in four binders and some loose, vast array of cachet makers including hand-painted, plus collateral material, many different city cancels, impressive and hard to duplicate, Very Fine, ex-Monte Eiserman (Estimate $400-600)
    Start Price : 240 USD
    Current Opening : 240 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 4761 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 2590, 2592
    2590, 2592, 1994 $1 Saratoga, $5 Washington/Jackson, collection of 94 including many hand-painted, neatly mounted in one album, 2590 includes 45 covers with 20 hand painted including Fox, Pugh, Adams, Gerrlings, KAH, Collins, C.W. Ray, Kribbs, more; 2592 includes 49 with 15 hand painted including a one-of-a-kind Goldberg hand painted and two by Brady, Very Fine and impossible to replicate (Estimate $400-600)
    Start Price : 240 USD
    Current Opening : 240 USD
    Hammer price : 240 USD

    Lot# : 4762 First Day Covers

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    2616/2629a, 1992 World Columbian Stamp Expo, includes 2616, 2620-23, and 2624-2629; beautiful collection of over 355 pieces in three volumes and two envelopes, including cachets, unofficials, show cancels, special cancels all having to do with Columbus; better cachets not limited to Doris Gold, Collins, S.M. Baroundewu, Robert D'Spain, Kober, and C&C; unofficial cancels include O'Hare, Illinois Station (2627a), Christopher, Illinois (2627b), Columbus, Indiana (2624c), and more; Very Fine and certainly impossible to duplicate (Estimate $2,500-3,500)rnCollection last sold at public auction in 2005 for $3,250 less the premium.
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4763 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 2975
    2975, 1995 32c Civil War, collection of 15 period Civil War patriotics serviced with various issues from the 1995 set of 20 stamps, nice variety of printers, all Fine-Very Fine, many with mount residue reverse typical for these envelopes (Estimate $200-300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4764 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : C23
    C23, 1938 6c Eagle & Shield, M-86 (St. Petersburg is the listing copy),Marion Fulton pair of hand-painted period cachets, postmarked Dayton, Ohio and St. Petersburg, Florida May 14, 1938, Very Fine, likely unique (Estimate $250-350)
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 190 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 4765 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : C23
    C23, 1938 6c Eagle & Shield, M-129, 129alisting copies, Ralph Curran matched pair of hand-painted period cachets, postmarked Dayton, Ohio and St. Petersburg, Florida May 14, 1938, Very Fine, likely unique (Estimate $300-500)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 675 USD

    Lot# : 4766 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : C23
    C23, 1938 6c Eagle & Shield, M-131, 131a, listing copies, Mack Webb ACE artist #59 matched pair of hand-painted period cachets,postmarked Dayton, Ohio and St. Petersburg, Florida May 14, 1938, Very Fine and rare (Estimate $300-500)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 230 USD
    Hammer price : 525 USD

    Lot# : 4767 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : C23
    C23, 1938 6c Eagle & Shield, M-unlisted, spectacular Henry Luethke ACE artist #104 hand-painted period cachet,postmarked Dayton, Ohio May 14, 1938, Very Fine, likely unique (Estimate $300-500)rnLast sold at public auction October 18, 2000 for $335 including premium.
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 4768 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : C23
    C23, 1938 6c Eagle & Shield, M-unlisted, Walter Dancy hand-drawn period cachets, postmarked Dayton, Ohio and St. Petersburg, Florida May 14, 1938, Very Fine and scarce (Estimate $300-500)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 4769 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : CE2
    CE2, 1936 2c Airmail Special Delivery, M-unlisted, rare unsigned William Wright hand-painted add-on cachet, postmarked Washington, DC February 10, 1936, Very Fine, likely unique (Estimate $300-500)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 450 USD

    Lot# : 4770 First Day Covers

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    RW59-69, 1992-2002 $15 Federal Duck Stamps, 15 David Dubé hand-painted first day covers,stunning collection of this noted artist's work, seldom offered, hand-drawn and hand-painted in limited quantities (only 11 produced of the RW66a), complete from RW59 to RW69, includes the self-adhesive versions from 1999-2001, Very Fine (Estimate $800-1,200)
    Start Price : 475 USD
    Current Opening : 475 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4771 First Day Covers

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    Catalog# : 1182
    Civil War Patriotic Envelopes, collection of 19 unused, nice variety of printers, Fine-Very Fine, only three with any mounting residue reverse (Estimate $200-300)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 4772 First Day Covers

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    Fluegel & Staehle WWII Patriotic Covers, collection of 97 covers neatly mounted in one Showgard album, mostly different with either Washington, DC or naval cancels (41), almost all are unaddressed, many unusual cancels and certainly not your usual run of these covers (for example, we have never seen a Fluegel/Staehle cachet printed on a MacArthur picture postcard), Fine-Very Fine, in short a beautiful series of WWII patriotic covers by the finest cachet makers of their time, one could easily expect to pay $3,000 if purchased individually (Estimate $2,000-3,000)
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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