United States Postal History Lots and Collections

Sale #3042 - United States Postal History
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  • Lot# : 2291 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

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    First Issue Revenue Stamps Used as Postage, 3 covers comprising Scott No. R15c local San Francisco use to the Treasury Department 1908, Scott No. R15c ms. cancel Parksville NY to Detroit, and R25c on damaged 1894 cover to Germany, Fine appearing group
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
    Hammer price : 100.00 USD

    Lot# : 2292 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

    Revenues and War Savings stamps Used Illegally as Postage, 30 covers, comprising 10 battleship (incl. one with last day of 2c Postage Rate July 5, 1932), R152, 2c I.R. provisionals (3), Documentary issues (7), Postal Savings (3), and War Savings (7), many legal sized, overall F-VF
    Start Price : 180.00 USD
    Current Opening : 180.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 2293 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

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    Postage used as Revenue Stamps, eight items comprising cut piece with 1c 1861 (Scott 63) and two 2c bank check first issue revenue stamps, 2c Continental (Scott 157) on 1875 document, 1c National no grill (Scott 145) - torn in half with both halves used on 1874 New Hampshire mortgage, 3c 1861 (Scott 65) on 1864 handwritten legal document, 2c Black Jack (Scott 73) used with 2c Bank Check on 1863 bank check, 2c 1869 (Scott 113) on 1870 receipt, 279B used with 2c Battleship on bank check and 2c Vermilion (Scott 183) on 1881 bank check, minor faults, F-VF group
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 130.00 USD

    Lot# : 2294 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

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    First and Second Issue Air Mail Stamps on Covers, six comprising Scott No. C1 used with two 2c reds, Scott No. C2 on Roessler June 15, 1918 (altered but restored - see APEX cert), Scott Nos. C4-C6 used with 2c Edison to British Guiana (backstamped), Scott No. C5 used with 4c 1922 on Oct. 1, 1928 first flight cover to Mexico, Scott No. C4 on Truby cover Chicago-Dallas route 1926 and Scott No. C4 plate no. strip of three on faulty legal sized 2c entire Brooklyn to LA 1924, Very Fine group
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 95.00 USD
    Hammer price : 130.00 USD

    Lot# : 2295 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

    Illegal use of Classic and Modern Stamps on Covers, approx. 175 covers & picture postcards incl. 3c 1857 used on locally addressed 1899 Brooklyn NY cover, 3 covers with reused stamps incl. No. 65 tied by 1863 cancel, CSA No. 12 used on 1935 cover, 10 covers with illegal bisects, 19 covers with indicia cut out and affixed to envelopes, 12 modern covers with underpaid postage, 15 covers with stamps used incorrectly such as postage due or officials to pay postage, 8 covers with non-denominated stamps to foreign destinations, two Rochester NY P.H. Brennan Hand Delivered covers, 45 covers or picture postcards with either foreign stamps used as postage in the US or US stamps used as postage in foreign countries, and 52 covers with something other than a postage stamp accepted as payment of postage, few faults to be expected, generally F-VF
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 450.00 USD
    Hammer price : 550.00 USD

    Lot# : 2296 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

    Back of Book Issues on Covers, 128, 19th and 20th Century, comprising Air Post (50 most frankings C7/C25), Special Delivery (37) incl. E1, E2, E6 (10), Postage Due (17), Parcel Post (11 to 5c) and 13 others, some legal sized and interesting, faults to be expected, overall F-VF
    Start Price : 180.00 USD
    Current Opening : 180.00 USD
    Hammer price : 450.00 USD

    Lot# : 2297 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

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    19th Century Cover and Stamp Balance, includes group of (mostly) 1880s/90s used postal cards, a work-in-progress "calendar" collection (67 different dates present, mostly on 1851/57 3c covers), similar work-in-progress collection of off-cover "calendar" stamps (sorted by date, mix of 19th century issues), couple of Utah and Oklahoma star cancel covers, smattering of stamps collected for their cancels including Eagle carrier, couple of "Agt." postmarks, 16 RPO covers, some modern navals, about a dozen illustrated ad covers from the late 19th century, mixed condition to be expected but certainly the work of an experienced and knowledgable collector, worth a close inspection
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 2298 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

    Postal History Collection Balance By Issue, begins with stampless (6), then the 1851 issue (17), 1857 (28), 1861 (48), 1869 (5), Large Bank Notes (39), Small Bank Notes (13), First Bureau (9), Second Bureau (12), W-F (20), and postal stationery envelopes (32), also a small selection of BOB and legal-sized covers, mostly 2c and 3c frankings (whatever the prevailing postal rate was at the time, minor faults to be expected throughout but still an interesting lot with a wealth of different postmarks, generally VG-VF, worth an inspection
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 275.00 USD
    Hammer price : 350.00 USD

    Lot# : 2299 United States Postal History Lots and Collections

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    US Covers Assortment, 6 mostly 20th century incl 247, 251 pair on 1895 cover to Japan with "TOO LATE" handstamp, 301 (corner clipped), 306 to sailor on USS Monterey at Hong Kong with multiple "HONORABLY DISCHARGED" and "Forwarded" handstamps plus a single "UNCLAIMED" and "RETURN TO SENDER" pointing finger; 1900 Pan Am expo patriotic; 358 single franking on cover with US Senate engraved cc, 804, 825, C22 1941 censored to Palestine; C46 1952 single franking to Germany; usual mixed condition but a Fine and useful group.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 180.00 USD
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