Sale 325

Harbour Auction

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Lot 206
U.S. ADVERTISING COVERS, File drawer containing about 375 late 19th to mid-20th century ad covers including a nice group of illustrated ads on government postcards, excellent range of subject, mostly priced in the $7.50-$30 range totaling well over approximately $10,500.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 207
Advertising Covers, group of three covers and three post cards comprising 1860s 3¢ entire with all-over green adversting for excelsior fluid inks, 1891 front and reverse design in purple of horse drawn carriage, 1896 all-over ad of Cottage City (with real photo) on Martha's Vineyard that was sent special delivery, 1895 pioneer post card with ad for "On Top" ice cream, and 1890s postal card for confectioner depicting man riding elephant, and 1930 C13 zeppelin flown post card with multicolor advertising on reverse for the Holyoke Turnvereins factory; some faults, a Fine to Very Fine group of scarce ads.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 208
1876 Centential Collection, mounted collection of 17 items including tickets, souvineers, mint and used entires (both have typewriter addresses and one with typed enclosure), etc. some mixed condition, Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 209
Expositions and Fairs, collection that includes items from the 1876 Phil. Centennial, 1883 Cincinnati, 1893 Columbian, 1901 Pan-Am., 1904 St. Louis, 1905 Portland, 1907 Jamestown, 1909 Seattle and 1915 Pan-Pacific, items include tickets, Official souvenir cards and covers, some faults, a Fine to Very Fine group with interesting material.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 210
Official Mail, collection housed in eight binders including official stamps, penalty envelopes and stationery mounted on pages, some interesting corner cards, a Fine collection.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 211
First Day Covers, stock of about 3,800 FDCs from the mid-1920s to the late 1940s in eight red storage boxes. Approximately 80% are cacheted and a good number are identified and priced by Planty/Mellone with many, many "First Cachets". Condition is F-VF throughout and there is only moderate duplication. Owner's "1991 Cat. Val." is over $54,000.
Estimate 5,000 - 7,500
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Lot 212
First Flight Covers, Stock of about 7-8,000 covers in 16 storage boxes of various types. Mostly CAMs and FAMs, but also including Special Events, Souvenirs flights, Dedications, etc. More than half are in sleeves and are identified and priced according to the American Airmail Catalogue. A terrific lot.
Estimate 3,000 - 4,000
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