British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

Sale 3027 Part IV - Collections
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  • Lot# : 3196 British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

    WORLDWIDE MOURNING COVER COLLECTION 1833/1907. mounted collection of 66 mourning covers primarily from Great Britain plus Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Jamaica, Russia, Switzerland, and others with some interesting frankings and a couple with historical import, noted includes GB 1d penny black #1 on 1840 mourning lettersheet, GB 2d blue and 10d embossed on transatlantic mourning cover to the United States, 1836 free frank of Fitzroy Somerset, Lord (Baron Raglan) Commander-in-Chief in the Crimea, etc., condition is mixed, but many interesting covers, please examine for full appreciation
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : 1,500 USD

    Lot# : 3197 British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

    INTERRUPTED MAILS COVER GROUP. approx 50 mostly US and GB covers with variety of auxiliary markings, labels, forms, etc. indicating reasons for disruption, delay, damage, etc. to the letter or package, mostly post-1950s with delays due to postal strike, damage in handling, insufficient postage, misdirected, flooding, "rough seas", pillar box fire, Israel bound envelopes delayed for X-rays, insufficient address, return to sender - recipient won't pay postage due, etc., expected condition for items damaged in the mails, Very Fine selection for the specialist.
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3198 British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

    WORLDWIDE COVERS ASSORTMENT. approx 50 stampless period through 1930s including postal stationery and some Hungarian parcel cards, interesting mix incl numerous central Europe (Austria, Hungary, etc.), Poland incl early stampless as Danzig, 1898 Argentina letter card domestic use, 1899 Peru to Germany, 1903 GB KE VII registry envelope to Germany with "Insured" label, 1927 GB KG V registry envelppe to Poland with large wax seals of the Polish consulate, Egypt 1938 Cotton Congress FDC,
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 3199 British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

    STAMPLESS COVERS SELECTION. 16 19th century folded letters mostly French or Cuban related including 1826 to Le Havre with black 2-line "Colonies Par/Nantes;" 1833 to Havana with red 2-line "Puerto Principe" and black "2" handstamps; 1839 to Havana with red 2-line "S. Jun Delo/Remedios;" 1839 Caracas to London with forwarder handstamps; 1840 to Havana with nice strike of straight line "Trinidad;" 1856 Cuban domestic from Havana to Guines with blue dispatch/receiving cancels; 1859 Havana to Bordeaux via New York; etc., usual mixed condition with some aging but Fine overallrn
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD
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