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APS Summer Show Omaha, Nebraska


U.S. Postal History Collections
 
 
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Lot 1161

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Selection of Better, 58 diff., 19th to early 20th Century, incl. advert., scarcer towns incl. ms. Spencer, Texas, straightline Green Island, N.Y., Camp Floyd Utah territory, temperance, better corner cards, Fillmore campaign, rare Boston Mass sub-group 2 December 14, 1881 cancel, other stationery usages, 1900 Geary machine cancel usage, auxiliary markings, Columbian usages, etc., usual condition. All covers scanned on site.
Estimate $6,500-7,500.
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$6,000
Lot 1162

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Better Stampless Group, 29 better mostly incoming or going to overseas, incl. incoming from Corfu 1845, Sweden 1848, Russia 1857, printed circular, to Belgium, trans-Atlantic, Portland packet, also scarce oval Peapack, straightline Pt. Isabel, etc., reasonable condition overall, inspect carefully. All covers scanned on site.
Estimate $2,700-3,000.
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$2,400
Lot 1163

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Locals and Carriers Group, 16 better both with and without adhesives, incl. 1¢ City Dispatch Delivery (ex Emerson), "Forwarded by Hale & Co.", "U.S. City Despatch", #40L2, etc., reasonable condition for the group, inspect. All covers scanned on site.
Estimate $1,800-2,000.
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$1,600
Lot 1164

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Akron-Macon Collection, Intact collection of few hundred mounted on pages, virtually all diff. cachets incl. scarcer ones, mostly clean group, difficult to duplicate.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$675
Lot 1165
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Advertising Stock, many hundreds, many good illustrations, some postcards and corner cards only, plenty of topics, generally from late 1800's up to 1920's and 30's, Foreign destinations, fancy cancels, early machines, most sleeved and priced up to about $45, some mixed condition in the better items.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$575
Lot 1166
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 19th Century Accumulation, 0ver 700 ranging from stampless up thru 1890's, many sleeved and/or priced up to about $25, incl. Foreign destinations, Bank Notes, ads and corner cards, a few registered, some #10's or 11's, quite a few auxiliary markings, some otherwise better items with condition issues, mostly Fine or better.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$575
Lot 1167

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Estate Commercial Balance, few hundred from classic period to 1930's period, incl. #1 and incl. fair amount of pre 1900 incl. some better cancels, occasional advert, overseas, Confederate #12, better Expo related, few ephemera related, Locals, etc., needs inspection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 1168
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 19th Century, about 2000, beginning with stampless, containing a wide range of frankings, usages and markings, seldom seen in this quantity anymore, condition is somewhat mixed.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 1169
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Accumulation with Better, approx. 500, mostly 19th Century to 1930's, mostly sleeved and priced, noted groups of #E2-E4, Expositions, Schermack perfs, stampless incl. Florida, quite a few postcards collected for towns with emphasis on Virginia, condition varies on earlier.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 1170

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Jack Anderson WWII POW Correspondence, 26 items incl. covers, POW censored postcards, Western Union telegrams (one notifying his parents that he was interred in the Philippines), POW parcel tag, and U.S. Army discharge document, Fine. Very interesting insight into the life of a soldier who was held as POW during WWII.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 1171

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Confederate Group of 6 Better, incl. Pedlars Mills, VA, Raleigh N.C. stampless (ex. Caspary), Franklin Depot VA stampless, etc., reasonable condition. All covers scanned on site.
Estimate $550-650.
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$475
Lot 1172

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Flight Collection to 1939, few hundred, virtually all with Airmail issues, cachet incl. first Beazell, incl. FDC's from Maps issue also #C10A (no tab), FAM's, commercial, C3 first flight, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600-800.
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$375
Lot 1173
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Abraham Lincoln Cards, Covers and Ephemera, collection of Lincoln related material incl. approx. 200 covers and cards, carte-de-visite, patriotics, campaign cover, engravings, ephemera and more, careful inspection recommended.
Estimate $500-750.
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$375
Lot 1174

U.S. Postal History Groupings, 19th Century Group, 24, incl. #98 pair 1898 to France, three addressed by James Buchanan, #1LB7 docketed 1860, acid tied 15L13 with double circle Blood's handstamp, 1837 P.O. circular dealing with payments during 1837 financial panic, embossed American Telegraph Company with #26 and Danville 1861 ms. cancel, 3¢ Bank Note to Joshua Chamberlain (hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg), and other interesting covers, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600-800.
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$350
Lot 1175

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Airmail Group, 17 incl. four Lindbergh Canal Zone FAM 5, colorful 1941 Midway Island cachet, 22¢ Prexie paying registry to Chile, 1932 Hawaii to Germany, 1932 Europa catapult to Germany, also Bermuda A.A.M.C. #Z-506a Zeppelin flight, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $550-700.
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$350
Lot 1176

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Advertising Group, 7 postcards and 5 covers, incl. tobacco, medicine, 1908 RCA "His Master's Voice", Donkey baseball, Spearmint gum and Kellogg's cornflakes on front of Postal Cards, Hazard gun powder from Canada, also 3 very colorful trade cards incl. Samurai warrior, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-650.
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$350
Lot 1177

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Large Bank Note Group, about 80, mix of domestic and Foreign destinations incl. Scotland, Australia and Japan, many with multiple frankings, mixed condition.
Estimate $600-800.
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$325
Lot 1178

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Mostly Free Frank Group, 32 incl. few fronts, incl. "Senate Chamber", "Pub. Doc. Free U.S.S.", "House of Representatives U.S." letterheads, Colfax all-over advert, John Hay, Henry Wilson on clean Patriotic with letter commenting on free postage, etc., mostly Fine or better.
Estimate $500-750.
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$325
Lot 1179

U.S. Postal History Groupings, 20th Century Group, 11 incl. #E15 on 1939 Postal Card, 2¢ Prexie solo on 1942 non-carrier local ad cover (x2), 1906 and 1909 Las Cruces, New Mexico Territory postcards, 443 line pair on 1918 postcard, 300b booklet pair, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-650.
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$325
Lot 1180
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Military Group, neat group of hundreds of WWII era military incl. ships, events, unusual cachets incl. multicolored, military mail etc., also some 19th Century present, inspection recommended.
Estimate $400-500.
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$290
Lot 1181
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Olmstead Correspondence, couple hundred addressed to Hawley Olmstead in New Haven, Conn, mostly from the North East, #1 on cover, many with #26, 65 usages, few #10-11's, 25's, incl. some better towns incl. Suspension Bridge, "Danbury & Norwalk R. R.", couple Civil War related incl. "U.S. Christian Commission", few stationery usages, auxiliary markings, typical condition, inspect. Correspondence of Hawley Olmstead (1793 to 1868) politician and educator.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 1182
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 20th Century Accumulation, almost 2000, mostly 20th Century, many Washington-Franklins, registered, censored, APO's advertising, auxiliary markings, events, military, air, flights, retail values up to about $25, most loose but many sleeved, also incl. some Foreign.
Estimate $400-500.
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$240
Lot 1183

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Group of 21 Different Montreal Ocean Steamship, 1858 to 1860, each illustrated and described on individual pages, all with diff. markings incl. "Way", "U. States", etc., all cross border going through Portland Agency and all to Montreal, clean group overall.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 1184
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Small Accumulation, about 250-300, wide range of unusual items, mostly early 20th Century but incl. 1860's ad for Chromo-Decalomania, 1860's colorful large unused cover illustrated fruit, few stampless, etc., fine or better, some faults.
Estimate $350-400.
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$240
Lot 1185

U.S. Postal History Groupings, USS Arizona 1919 to 1938 Collection, 25 covers incl. a few with contents, some 1930's with cachets and special postmarks, plus 17 mostly mint postcards mostly featuring the ship, 5 issues of "At 'Em Arizona" and a few photos, nice historical group, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$190
Lot 1186
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Mostly 20th Century Commercial, mostly loose in full banker box, occasional better earlier scattered, some FDC's, nothing recent, mostly 1910 to 1950's period, fine overall.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1187

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Balance of Estate, few hundred in ½ full banker box, all commercial, incl. some stationery usages with few mint, also 1869 Patent office docs., WWI censored, AEF, few CAM's, mostly 1930's-40's period but some earlier, usual condition, inspect.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1188
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Internal and Inbound 1930's Flight Group, A.A.M.C. #1292 New Zealand to U.S. (x2), 1230, 1230a (x2) and 1230 roundtrip San Francisco-Honolulu, few water spots on internal group, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1189

U.S., Confederacy, Civil War Group of 5, Eufaula, AL stampless with blue town and "10" to GA, #1 Winchester, VA, #2 1862 Greenville, SC, #4 Dublin, VA and pair Camden, SC, mixed condition.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1190

U.S. Postal History Groupings, 1942-45 Internment Camp Group of 11 Covers and 1 Postcard, from various internment camps such as Poston & Rivers AZ, Amache CO, Heart Mountain WY, Topaz UT, Hunt & Twin Falls ID and Tulelake CA, a nice group.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1191
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Around 2000 Military, mostly WWII era military, A.P.O.'s, F.P.O.'s, ships and more, a few earlier and a few later, useful group with several better locations, Fine overall.
Estimate $250-400.
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$190
Lot 1192
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Flight Group with Zeppelins, Group of U.S. and Foreign flights incl. 1911 First UK Aerial Post, 9 Zeppelin covers with 2 Germany, the rest from U.S. incl.2 with single & block of C18 plus other U.S. and Foreign items, mix condition, please inspect.
Estimate $250-350.
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$140
Lot 1193

U.S. Postal History Groupings, 7 Colorful Advertising, 1895 all-over pencil with ad enclosure, 1901 Hazard gun powder (toning, stamp damaged), 1902 hardware, two 1913 fruit, and two flour, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250-300.
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$140
Lot 1194

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Large Bank Notes to Foreign Destinations, 8 incl. #179 to Syria and India, also New South Wales, Cuba, Japan, South Africa, England and Germany, somewhat mixed condition.
Estimate $250-300.
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$140
Lot 1195

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Unpicked Stampless Lot, 48 diff., incl. straightline steamboat, ship, mostly East Coast incl. fancy Buffalo and Utica, also battered "Yankee Jim Cal", Sacramento, Marysville CA, one to Michigan territory, mixed condition.
Estimate $200-250.
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$140
Lot 1196
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, New England, about 350 Rhode Island and Vermont, great variety with DPO's, doanes, picture postcard and small town markings, mainly 1900-1950, Fine overall.
Estimate $200-300.
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$140
Lot 1197

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Stampless Group, 40, many addressed to historical figures, incl. Millard Fillmore, John Tyler and James Polk, also noted 2 war rate, Harrisburg top hat, 1797 Philadelphia; ms. Towanda, Pa., Aberdeen, Mississippi to Robert Walker, Huntsville, Ala. to Sec. of War, 1826 Auburn, NY to William Marcy with 93¢ rate, 1814 military letter, 1826 Cincinnati to President of U.S. Bank; Baltimore Rail Road, Burlington, N.J.; 7 covers to or from early Pennsylvania Governors, some with signatures, total of 26 Pennsylvania, Fine overall.
Estimate $200-250.
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$130
Lot 1198
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Airmail Group, over 100 from 1920's to 1980's, incl. #C18 and group of 19 Alaska flights, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200-250.
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$110
Lot 1199
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Commercial Accumulation, mostly late 19th and early 20th Century, mostly housed in pages, some postcards incl. group of 30+ mint real photo, bit of Foreign mixed in, mostly Fine or better.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1200

U.S. Postal History Groupings, Civil War Small Group, 3 mint and 13 used incl. better cachets, one campaign, one Sanitary Commission, mostly flag, usual condition.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1201
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 1922 Flight Group, A.A.M.C. #151 Brattleboro, VT, crashed at take-off, 152a (x2) Omaha, NE to Norfolk, NE, 153 Cleveland, OH to Detroit, MI, all on Postal Cards, 151 toning, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1202
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Eclectic Group, about 100 commercial, roughly 30% 19th Century incl. stationery, some auxiliary markings, condition varies.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1203
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 1851 to 1857 3¢ on Advertising, 12 incl. 3 schools, printer, clothing, warehouse, etc., somewhat mixed condition.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1204

U.S. Postal History Groupings, 1899, 1901 Two to Korea, 1899 to Chemulpo and 1901 to Pyongyang covers via Kobe/Yokohama and "Ninsen IJPO", Fine overall.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1205
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 19th Century Group, about 50 incl.8 stampless, 24 #11 or 11A, just few early 20th Century, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $120-160.
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$60
Lot 1206
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Express Company Group, 2 Wells Fargo used from San Jose, one with contents, 2 mint Northern Pacific Express, Thomas #NOR-01-U142 and NOR-01-U227, both with toning.
Estimate $100-150.
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$60
Lot 1207
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, 19th Century Group, 6 incl. #10A (pen cancel), 15L15 acid tied with 11, 65 pair, 157 and 158 (x4), 188 (x5) and 184 (package front), mixed condition.
Estimate $100-150.
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$50
Lot 1208
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Patent Cancel Group, 12, most on #65, few later, somewhat mixed condition.
Estimate $100-150.
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$50
Lot 1209
 
U.S. Postal History Groupings, Free Frank Group, eight 20th Century and twelve 19th Century, incl. Edward Everett (spoke during Gettysburg address), R.E. Fenton (one of founders of Republican party), A.E. Roberts (early Republican, abolitionist), 19th Century mixed condition, otherwise generally Fine.
Estimate $100-150.
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