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Lot 2186
 
Worldwide Covers, Massive Accumulation - Part One, mostly loose or sleeved in 26 boxes, many thousands across all time periods with some classics to 1950's and later FD's (nothing after around 2000), value in commercial period from 1930's on with many countries represented, better items probably buried throughout, only scattered U.S. and Asia as most were removed to make other lots, you need time but an excellent lot to break down for retail or internet, Fine to Very Fine overall. Culled from retired collector's 300+ box accumulation.
Estimate $5,000-7,000.
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$3,250
Lot 2187
 
Worldwide Covers, Massive Accumulation - Part Deux, similar to previous lot, "just" 22 boxes, Fine to Very Fine overall. Culled from retired collector's 300+ box accumulation.
Estimate $4,750-5,250.
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$3,000
Lot 2188
 
Worldwide Covers, Extensive Topical Stock, 5675 in 10 Pittsburgh boxes by category, mostly 1940's to 1970's, all sleeved and priced mostly $3-$15, incl. Europa (477-retail $2,980), Fraternal Organizations (410-$5,983), Balloons (498-$7,198), Scouting (245-$2,231), Polar, Space, Sports, some commercial but mostly cacheted, slight dupl., mostly clean, retail total $60,000. Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $4,000-6,000.
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$2,900
Lot 2189
 
Worldwide Covers, Somewhat Better Group, loose (some sleeved) in full banker box, incl. classic period, strength in Western Europe, also Mexico, no U.S., stampless or much Asia (separate lots), some Commonwealth (see separate lot), few early flights etc., mixed condition to fine, excellent lot to process for the internet, carefully inspect. Culled from retired collector's 300+ boxes.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 2190
 
Worldwide Covers, Commonwealth Commercial 2 Box Lot, loose (some sleeved) in 1½ banker boxes, incl. some classic period bur mostly 1940's-50's period, some stationery usages, occasional better F.D., scattered Asia (see separate lot), mixed condition to fine, some better destinations, excellent lot to process for the internet, inspection recommended, intact. Culled from retired collector's 300+ boxes.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 2191
 
Worldwide Covers, Stamp Dealer's Accumulation, loose in 3 full banker boxes, many hundreds loose, stamp dealer's covers bought, in many cases, decades ago, never processed and incl. stampless to 1950's period, some earlier Postal Stationery mint and usages, countries incl. Germany, India, Canada with pence issues, corner cards, advertising, group addressed to movie stars in U.S., etc., somewhat better scattered throughout, it needs close inspection as nothing was removed, usual condition. Culled from an Estate of a couple hundred boxes.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$1,000
Lot 2192
 
Worldwide Covers, Unsorted, Unorganized Balance of Stock, thousands in 5 stuffed Pittsburgh boxes never processed for retail, mostly unsleeved, mostly 20th Century commercial with batches of U.S. scattered throughout, some classics, few FD's to 1970's, stationery mostly used, spotted occasional better, completely unpicked and barely inspected, few priced and sleeved, most just random, nothing recent, needs inspection, excellent lot to break down for internet or shows. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock. Similar Pittsburgh cover lots realized around $400 hammer per box in the January auction .
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$700
Lot 2193
 
Worldwide Covers, Unsorted, Unorganized Balance of Stock, Similar to previous lot. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$700
Lot 2194
 
Worldwide Covers, Unsorted, Unorganized Balance of Stock, Similar to previous lot. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$750
Lot 2195
 
Worldwide Covers, Unsorted, Unorganized Balance of Stock, Similar to previous lot. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$700
Lot 2196
 
Worldwide Covers, Scandinavia Stock, 355 with marked retail $12,975, an excellent selection of Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, fine variety present with many attractive and better items, very clean, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate $1,000-1,300.
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$800
Lot 2197
 
Worldwide Covers, WWII Pacific/Middle East APO Stock, 2600+ all identified, sleeved and priced, mostly $2 to $25 with several better throughout, wide variety of locations incl Hawaii, Alaska, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Guam, Iran, Korea, etc., Fine to Very Fine. Ex Steve Henderson.
Estimate $1,100-1,300.
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$650
Lot 2198

Worldwide Covers, Commercial Accumulation in 12 Old Binders, around 2200+ sorted in alpha country order, incl. German inflation period, G.B. starting in stampless period with stationery usages, some mint stationery from Latin America and U.S., mostly early 20th Century period with nothing beyond around 1920's period, few China covers subsequently removed, many countries represented, better covers throughout, needs inspection, usual condition. Originally sold in Rumsey 2001 auction.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$1,300
Lot 2199
 
Worldwide Covers, Stampless Accumulation, Few hundred with strength in U.S., also Europe, Trans-Atlantic, etc., loose, some sleeved, Fine overall. Culled from retired collector's 300+ boxes.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$650
Lot 2200
 
Worldwide Covers, Hundreds of Eclectic Commercial, loose in ¾ full banker box, mostly early to mid 20th Century incl. better scattered throughout with G.B!d, 2d Mulreadys; Canada two 6c Large Queens; Bavaria scarce Zepp. picture postcard, Trieste B rare green Tax stamp usage; U.S. with unusual destinations, advert. and #11, 26 usages, German States, scarce Baltic States, mint stationery, etc., Fine overall.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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$625
Lot 2201
 
Worldwide Covers, WWII Atlantic and European APO Stock, 2400+ identified, sleeved and priced, wide variety of locations incl England, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, etc, most priced $2 to $25, some better to $40, scattered throughout, Fine to Very Fine. Ex Steve Henderson.
Estimate $1,000-1,200.
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$600
Lot 2202
 
Worldwide Covers, Unsorted, Unorganized Balance of Stock, Similar to previous but 4 boxes. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $850-1,100.
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$525
Lot 2203
 
Worldwide Covers, Unsorted, Unorganized Balance of Stock, Similar to previous lot but 3 boxes. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$500
Lot 2205
 
Worldwide Covers, Asia Commercial 2 Box Lot, loose (some sleeved) in full banker boxes, incl. some classic period bur mostly 1930's-50's period, some stationery usages, occasional better F.D., incl. Philippines, Thailand, little China, Japan, or Hong Kong (separate lots) mixed condition to fine, excellent lot to process for the internet, inspection recommended, intact. Culled from retired collector's 300+ boxes.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 2206
 
Worldwide Covers, Various Countries and Regions Commercial Intact, mostly commercial group of hundreds, mostly sorted by country or region incl. G.B. & Colonies, Australia, Asia with Japan, Malaya, Hong Kong, U.S., Canada, Iran, Arab Countries, etc., to 1980's, strength in 1920's-50's period, incl. Semi-postals, Airs, occasional postcard usage, few oversized, etc., few FD's, no apparent 19th Century, Europe and Scandinavia separate lots, retail to $50++ each, mostly Fine or better.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 2207
 
Worldwide Covers, Somewhat Better Culled Commercial Group, around 100 to 1950's period, sleeved and not, incl. German and French Colonies mint stationery, European stampless, G.B. 1860 to Australia, stationery usages incl. considerable amount of Japan, occasional better FD, France classics, Fine to Very Fine overall. Culled from various estates accumulated over the decades.
Estimate $600-800.
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$425
Lot 2208

Worldwide Covers, Mostly Zeppelin Intact Group, 1929 to 1939, 23 mostly German related, incl. 1930 South America (2-both with fold tears, stamps sound), 1931 Netherlands DO-X, 1931 Polar, three 1932 German catapult, mixed condition.
Estimate $600-800.
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$400
Lot 2209
 
Worldwide Covers, Europe Mostly Commercial Intact, mostly commercial group of hundreds, mostly sorted by country with strength in Austria, Luxembourg, Spain with costumes selection, also Eastern Europe, to 1980's, strength in 1920's-50's period, incl. Semi-postals, Airs, occasional postcard usage, few oversized, etc., few FD's incl. better earlier, no apparent 19th Century, retail to $50++ each, separate lots for Belgium, France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and Scandinavia, mostly Fine or better.
Estimate $600-800.
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$375
Lot 2210
 
Worldwide Covers, 4 Box Accumulation, 19th & 20th Century unorganized mostly, incl. Latin American accumulation, about 1000, 1900 to 1970's, mint postal cards and Aerogrammes incl. Latin America, used heavily dupl. stationery from Pakistan and also Philippines, G.B., and Nigeria used Aerogrammes dupl., also U.N. FD's, used classic Austria cards, some recent Polar related, U.S. silks, etc., Fine overall. Culled from various estates accumulated over the decades.
Estimate $500-750.
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$350
Lot 2211
 
Worldwide Covers, Commercial 20th Century Mixture, hundreds in ¾full banker box, never processed for retail, mostly unsleeved, mostly 20th Century commercial with batch of U.S. scattered throughout, some classics, stationery mostly used, spotted occasional better, few FD's, completely unpicked and barely inspected, few priced and sleeved, most just random, noted early Australia and NSW letter cards, nothing recent, needs inspection, excellent lot to break down for internet or shows. Part of the last grouping of the Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $500-750.
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$325
Lot 2212
 
Worldwide Covers, Flight Accumulation, in 2½ boxes, strong in U.S., 1920's-60's period incl. U.S. Pan-Am, 1st flights, occasional better Foreign incl. Zepp flights, etc., inspect, Fine to Very Fine. Culled from retired collector's 300+ boxes.
Estimate $500-750.
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$350
Lot 2213
 
Worldwide Covers, Select Mostly Flight Group, around 50, Zepp. flights incl. U.S. #C14 (2), C18 (2), Swiss 1929 LZ127 flight on postcard, few catapult, German 3rd Reich, small group of Japan, couple of U.S., 1937 Hong Kong Coronation FD's (2), China 1948 to U.S., catapult, etc., plus few extraneous German items incl. Germany #C35 n.h. pair, U.S. C18 mint, Japan Mt. Fuji pamphlets, Israel 1955 tribute to Jewish volunteers of WWII poster, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-700.
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$500
Lot 2214
 
Worldwide Covers, Commercial Group, About 300 in small box from wide area with retails in $5-15 range, close inspection recommended, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $450-550.
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$290
Lot 2215
 
Worldwide Covers, Accumulation in Banker Box, wide range of commercial 20th Century with many censors from many different areas, group of G.B. GVI FDC's plus Tangier & Morocco Agencies and other interesting items, Fine to Very Fine lot.
Estimate $450-600.
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$290
Lot 2216

Worldwide Covers, Group of 45 Better, mostly 20th Century, incl. 4 1936 Queen Mary return trip; better FD's incl. Greenland #10-18, 1931 Japanese Occupation Manchukuo 1946 Moukden Airmail, Hong Kong 1895 to Boston, etc., Fine overall.
Estimate $400-500.
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$325
Lot 2217
 
Worldwide Covers, Banker Box With Wide Array, loose, majority being commercial or personal, starting 1870s to post WWII, with strength in Germany, Japan, France, Italy, Poland, Czechoslovakia, G.B., India and a scattering of many other countries, incl. censored, registered, propaganda, stationery usages, bit of more modern FDC's, a binder of Europa covers incl. key 1956 Luxembourg issue, postal stationery and topically-related items, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 2218
 
Worldwide Covers, Mostly 20th Century Accumulation, in 10 boxes mostly loose, incl. FD's incl. Europa related with some stamps, commercial, some stationery usages, many areas represented, mostly common, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $400-600.
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$250
Lot 2219
 
Worldwide Covers, Commonwealth and Canada Group, Canada group of 230+ 1870's to 1900 nearly all fronts of Canada small Queens with various shades, about ½ registered, some with interesting postal markings; rest mostly to U.S., around 1000 1860's to 1950's with some to Johnson Machine correspondence in Connecticut, incl. censored, Dues, occasional mint stationery, most usages from G.B., and Canada, mixed condition.
Estimate $400-600.
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$250
Lot 2220
 
Worldwide Covers, Scandinavia Mostly Commercial Intact, mostly commercial group of few hundred, loosely sorted in envelope or binders, to 1980's, strength in 1920's-50's period, nice representation of Finland, with sections of Norway and Denmark Semi-postals, also Airs, few oversized, few FD's, virtually no 19th Century, retail to $50++ each, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 2221
 
Worldwide Covers, Accumulation in Banker Box, Mostly commercial from all areas with many better items incl. Europe, British, Asia, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$240
Lot 2222
 
Worldwide Covers, Group of 9 Zeppelins, incl. Germany Polar flight, U.S. with #C13, also C18 block of 4, 2 Russia Polar flights, etc., Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $350-400.
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$250
Lot 2223
 
Worldwide Covers, Europe Commercial Retail Stock, 20th Century consisting of Germany, Austria and a little Netherlands, somewhat sorted by country, some priced, some Feldpost, also stationery and FD usages, never put into stock, Fine overall. Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 2224
 
Worldwide Covers, Commercial Retail Stock, 20th Century consisting of Canada, France, smaller sections of Sweden, Latvia, censored, meters incl. U.S., somewhat sorted, some priced, few Stationery usages, never put into stock, Fine overall. Ex Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 2225
 
Worldwide Covers, 1870's to 1950's Advertising and Meter Correspondence, over 1500 consisting of about 130 advertising 1870's to 1950's plus some fronts, mostly Europe and Latin America; 2nd group 1920's to 1950's 140+ with Commonwealth, Europe, Latin America; 3rd group 1200+ 1870's to 1950's mostly Europe; most from one commercial correspondence to Carlyle Johnson Machine Co. in Connecticut, Fine overall.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 2226
 
Worldwide Covers, In 2 Banker Boxes, Nearly all commercial with nice Europe, Asia, etc., please inspect, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 2227
 
Worldwide Covers, U.S. & World Estate Balance, incl. early to mid-20th Century U.S. and Foreign mostly covers and some postcards, also misc. stamps in glassines, unsorted in two boxes, review recommended, Fine overall.
Estimate $250-350.
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$140
Lot 2228
 
Worldwide Covers, Commonwealth and Worldwide, 320+ with Germany 1900-30, 19th & 20th Century, interesting mix of countries, dual usage three-panel Airmail Australia/Netherlands KLM 1938, Gibraltar to U.S. 1911 Postage Due, few ephemera, etc.
Estimate $200-300.
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$130
Lot 2229
 
Worldwide Covers, Small Zeppelin Collection, 11 covers or cards incl. Liechtenstein #C7-8, C15-16 on 2 flown covers, Egypt 1931 Port Said flight on PPC, plus 7 1939 flights on PPC's, Fine.
Estimate $200-250.
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$130
Lot 2230
 
Worldwide Covers, Few Hundred, 1870's to 1950's eclectic mix, much commercial, scattered philatelic, some Commonwealth, U.S., Airs, Zepps, etc., Fine overall.
Estimate $200-300.
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$120
Lot 2231
 
Worldwide Covers, Accumulation in Box, hundreds of British, Foreign, U.S., China and Asia in five binders and various plastic bags, incl. ephemera and correspondence to San Francisco Examiner stamp editor, Fine overall.
Estimate $200-250.
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$110
Lot 2232

Worldwide Covers, Collector's Small Better Group, 8, consists of U.S. 3 "blackjacks" incl. one previously EKU for #87, 1931 Australia first flight, 3 Poland 1917-18 Local covers, and Peru 1893 10L stationery usage to NY, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 2233
 
Worldwide Covers, Estate Accumulation, Many hundreds incl. Antarctic area FDC's and events, some mint stationery and misc. U.S., Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 2234
 
Worldwide Covers, Small Accumulation, about 30 incl. few Japan 1920's era, Russia, and U.S. registered, Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 2235
 
Worldwide Covers, Europe and Great Britain Accumulation, dollar cover box material filling one banker's box, more commercial then FDC's, noted 1930's to 1970's, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100-150.
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$50
Lot 2236
 
Worldwide Covers, First Flight Group, Over 300 CAM and FAM 1930's and 1940's, Fine.
Estimate $100-150.
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$50








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