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Orco-Expo Auction, Fullerton, CA


U.S. Postal History Collections
 
 
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Lot 1103
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Various Commercial Categories, 2,824, sleeved and priced, mostly early to mid 20th Century, various categories incl. Special Delivery (retail $3,219), RPO's ($4,535), Advertising ($2,201), Foreign Dues ($4,344), Consular strikes ($4,098), Telegrams (2,054), etc., retail mostly $10-$40 range, total retail $44,400, usual condition. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $5,500-7,000.
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$5,750
Lot 1104
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Extensive State Stock, 3,170, mostly late 19th to early 20th Century period, all States represented except Alaska, Hawaii (separate lots), all priced and sleeved, mostly $10-$20 range, better States incl. Virginia (retail $3,596), Wisconsin ($2,596), New Hampshire ($2,665), Massachusetts (retail $2,874), Illinois ($3,589), NY ($7,283), few postcards, stationery, total retail $45,248, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $4,000-5,000.
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$4,600
Lot 1105
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Massive Accumulation Filling 9 Banker Boxes, more than 9,200 covers, postcards and related, incl. #611 Harding with block of four with pl. number on mourning cover, complete set of Nebraska overprints on individual covers, 701 block of four, same for C7, C11 pair, C13, C15; and two C23 and one CE2 each with full pl. block of four, 5¢ Ericsson, many 2¢ reds and other better from 1920s and 1930s forward with nice percentage cacheted and unaddressed, substantial commercial mail, much of it registered, plus first flights, Expos, special events like Jazz Festivals, Super Bowl, soldier and prisoner mail from World Wars I-II, first flights, President Inaugurations, DPOs, accumulation of special postal cancels, large number of postcards starting in 1890s, Navals from ports around the world, collection of Norman Rockwell, dozens of First Day ceremony programs, some have autographs of various designers, engravers, etc., substantial collection attempting to get cancels of all existing California post offices, military and other mail from Territory of Hawaii, Philippines and Canal Zone and a bit of Postal Stationery, inspect.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$4,025
Lot 1106
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Various Flight Groups, 631 mostly U.S., mostly mid to later 20th period, some identified, all priced and sleeved, mostly $3-$10 range, majority of covers in categories of pioneer flight (retail $1,650), rocket (retail $1,973), Helicopter (retail $2,207), pilot signed (retail $1,900), clean overall, total retail $8,346. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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$1,150
Lot 1107
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Various Flight Categories, 553 singles or matched sets, 11 diff. categories incl. Trans-Oceanic (54 - retail $1,836); Ohio aviation (113 - $1,360), sleeved and priced with few identified, few with Foreign adhesives, mid 20th Century except Shuttle related and "X24B" flights (1980's period), retail mostly $8-20 range, total retail $7505, fine overall.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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Lot 1108
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Due Usages, 347 with 121 incoming from overseas (retail $2,056), 226 internally used (retail $3,389), mostly early to mid 20th Century, priced mostly $10-$35 range, total retail $5,445, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $750-900.
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$805
Lot 1109
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 20th Century Advertising Group, 452, on #10 envelopes with about ¾ are meters, sleeved and priced, early to mid 20th Century, only the occasional window env., retail mostly $10-$15 range, total retail $6818, Fine to Very Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $700-900.
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$748
Lot 1110
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Airmail Adhesive Commercial Usages, 298, mostly early to mid 20th Century period, all priced and sleeved, mostly $10-$20 range, categories consist of #C7-9 (retail $1136), C10 (retail $80), C11 (retail $434), Transport (retail $786), others (retail $2121), total retail $4557. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $600-800.
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$604
Lot 1111
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U.S. Postal History Groupings, Confederate Counterfeit Cover Collection, reference group of over 90 covers with some additional stamps on stock and albums pages, encompassing both Postmaster Provisionals and Regular issues, a myriad of both genuine and fake stamps used on sometimes genuine covers, incl. multiple and mixed frankings usages, bisects, corner card cover, perfed, etc.; a interesting group. Realized $1050 hammer in an auction last year.
Estimate $600-800.
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$1,093
Lot 1112
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Registered Group, 149, sleeved and priced, early to mid 20th Century, retail mostly $10-$25 range, total retail $3,048, usual condition. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $600-800.
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Realized
$920
Lot 1113
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Mixed Frankings Group, 100, nice mixture of countries incl. Canada, G.B., sleeved and priced, early to mid 20th Century, retail mostly $15-50 range, total retail $3,055, fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $600-800.
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$489
Lot 1114
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Earlier Stationery Usages, couple thousand loose in 2 full banker boxes, nothing recent with fair amount of classic period, few postal cards, occasional identified, virtually all domestic usages, spotted a couple better incl. #U219, also "UC" numbers, occasional advertising, needs inspection, Fine overall. Never collated into stock, Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $500-750.
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$1,495
Lot 1115
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Early 20th Century Commercial Group, 315, all priced and sleeved, mostly $10-$20 range, categories consist of fancy geometrics (retail $829), mint postal card advertising (retail $1,689), advertising (retail $1,689), and precancels (retail $835), total retail $4,111. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $500-700.
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$604
Lot 1116
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Airmail Collection, many hundreds in 5 albums from 1911 to 1995, all written up on pages, better items incl. 1911 Garden City Estates NY first flight, and C3 on May 15 first flight (cover damaged), nice ranges of later issues and cancels, Fine.
Estimate $500-700.
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$518
Lot 1117
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Few Hundred Mostly Better, accumulation of mostly middle to late 19th Century, incl. Wells Fargo, some used overseas, few better 20th Century Washington-Franklin usages, auxiliary markings, Dues, AEF Siberia, #65 usages, few corner cards, Special Delivery, few #11s, postal cards, Parcel Post, Columbians, Hawaii, Agana (Guam) 1900, 11 1880's 1¢ wrappers to Norway, couple of Confederates, etc., needs inspection, Fine overall. Culled from an Estate accumulation.
Estimate $500-750.
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$12,075
Lot 1118
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 19th Century Group, 169, sleeved and priced, mid to late 19th Century, incl. #11's, 65's, Bureaus, etc., some overseas usages, retail mostly $15-20 range, total retail $2,618, usual condition. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $500-600.
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Realized
$920
Lot 1119
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Spanish-American War Group, 45, priced and sleeved, mostly $25-$60 range, typical condition, incl. all-over, one used on Civil War patriotic, one with Due, total retail $1,800. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $400-500.
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Realized
$805
Lot 1120
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Marine Corps Group, 179, all sleeved and priced, mostly 1930's-40's period, some cacheted, retail mostly $12-$25 range, total retail $3,065, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $400-600.
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$633
Lot 1121
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Steamship Cancels, 78, priced and sleeved, incl. many stampless (1 German) to 1930's, Trans-Atlantic, couple of steamship, Seapost cancel, mostly $12-$60 range, total retail $2,778, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $400-500.
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$489
Lot 1122

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Crash Group of 32, priced and sleeved, incl. few Foreign with Pakistan, G.B., mostly priced $12-$60 range, total retail $2,778, interesting group. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $350-450.
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$575
Lot 1123

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Better Airmails, 11 incl. C14-C15 on 2 Zeppelin Flight covers, C18 block of 4 on flight cover (front only), C18 FD on uncacheted cover and 1930s FDCs, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$604
Lot 1124
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Late 19th to Mid 20th Century Accumulation, hundreds loose in ¾ full banker box, incl. Stationery usages, 3¢ Bank Note usages, Washington-Franklins, few early postcards, few early mint stationery, some smaller towns incl. California, APO's, have a close look for better, Fine.
Estimate $400-600.
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$4,313
Lot 1125
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Mostly APO Group, 153, all sleeved and priced, mostly 1940's-50's period, some cacheted, few better originations, retail mostly $10-$25 range, total retail $2,671, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $350-450.
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$299
Lot 1126
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Early Meter Mail, 244, all sleeved and priced (additional 80 oversized not priced), 1920's-40's period, incl. advert., no window envs., retail mostly $5-$12 range, total retail $2,727. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $350-450.
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$345
Lot 1127
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 20th Century Postal History, box with about 2,000, all to Foreign destinations, both Airmail and surface from before 1910 to 1980's, the biggest era is 1960 to 1980, but many earlier, condition a bit mixed with many fine., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-500.
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$345
Lot 1128

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Small Classic Group, group of 53 diff., incl. 4 margin #11's (some plated), 2 very fine #25, many from Michigan, 4 Blood locals, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$518
Lot 1129
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 3 Boxes of 20th Century Commercial, few thousand in 3 full boxes loose, mostly early to mid 20th Century with no recent, incl. censored, few overseas usages, etc., mostly common but occasional better, inspect.
Estimate $300-400.
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$460
Lot 1130
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Military Postal History, box of about 2,000 mostly Worldwide era military covers, A.P.O.'s, F.P.O.'s, ships and more, a few earlier and a few later, nice, useful group with several better locations., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$1,265
Lot 1131
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 1920's Flights, 46, priced and sleeved, incl. many #C1-6 usages, mostly $30-75 range, taped with total retail $2,261, Fine to Very Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $300-400.
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$604
Lot 1132

U.S. Postal History Groupings, U.S. and Foreign Zeppelin Flight Covers, 12 U.S. and 12 Foreign, mostly Germany with Paraguay, Brazil and Switzerland cachet cards and covers, Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250-300.
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$748
Lot 1133
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Christmas Seal Usages, 125, all tied on mostly early postcards with a few covers used later, all sleeved and priced, retail mostly $6-$25, total retail $1,985, usual condition. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $250-350.
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$518
Lot 1134
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Airpost Special Delivery Specialized Cover Collection, #CE1-CE2, housed in 2 binders, with 55 #CE1 and 110 CE2, with variety of rates, destinations and some with cachets, an interesting group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$230
Lot 1135
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Backup Hotel Advertising Stock, few thousand in 5 Pittsburgh boxes, mostly 1940's-60's period, 2 sorted by State, some oversized, mixed condition. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $250-350.
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$489
Lot 1136
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Late 19th to Mid 20th Century Commercial, couple thousand, disorganized in 2 banker boxes, few slightly better sleeved, mostly common but occasional better usages, few cacheted, few postcards incl. with #Q1s, etc. Never collated into stock, Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $200-300.
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$3,450
Lot 1137
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, WWI AEF Usages, 158, mostly postcards (some with views and unused), all sleeved and priced, most addressed to U.S. or France, few YMCA, mostly $10-$25 range, clean, taped with retail total $2,315, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $200-250.
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$276
Lot 1138

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Usages to Hungary, Columbians to 1950's period, about 60, incl. Prexie and Transport issue usages, #C18, couple with U.S. Dues, mostly to Budapest, etc., Fine usage.
Estimate $200-300.
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$403
Lot 1139

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Select Group of 5, 19th Century group consisting of #63b strip of 3 with Ludlow fancy cancel, Troy & New York stampless, #68 on advert. cover (on reverse) from Montreal with Due 5, 1885 Enfield fancy cancel, and 1897 Congress Postal Universal flag cancel, Fine overall.
Estimate $200-250.
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$265
Lot 1140
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Zeppelin Group of 25, lower end selection with Regular issues and cheaper Air adhesives, 1930's period, few Macon cachets, few overseas usages, total retail $960, mixed condition. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $200-250.
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$311
Lot 1141
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Official Mail, many hundreds, Official envelopes with various rates, Official Postal Stationery, and several larger pieces all addressed from or to U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, several used high values, Fine.
Estimate $200-300.
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$242
Lot 1142
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Modern Officials, over 750 mostly #10 size Air Force from the 1980s, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200-300.
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$253
Lot 1143
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Parcel Post Group of 49, all priced, low values used in time period, 10¢ usages in and outside period, incl. postcards, few advert., $1 precancel usage, etc., retail $796, Fine overall. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $150-200.
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$207
Lot 1144
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Ethnic Covers and Ephemera, 60 items incl. Judaica, Israel, Palestine, 35 covers, couple Interim Period covers, 1940's generally 1930's to 1970's, plus Blacks, African American, 25 covers, Cards, Photos, Ephemera, etc., Fine or better.
Estimate $150-200.
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Lot 1145
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Unofficial Bisects, 27 diff., all sleeved and priced, mostly U.S. but incl. 5 Latin America, 1930's-40's period, $12-$25 range, clean, taped with retail total $488. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $100-140.
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Realized
$219








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