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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - Postal History

2407
 1894-1970 Special Delivery Covers predominantly pre-1950 and all with Special Delivery Stamps affixed including 1894 Randolph State Bank to Ohio with 10c deep orange Scott #E3, two RPO backstamps, 1895 Princeton to Cambridge (Mass) with Special Delivery handstamp applied at Cambridge franked with 10c blue #E4, two RPO backstamps, 1901 American Exposition (Buffalo) with 10c blue #E5, 1908 Contoocook (NH) to Chicago with #E6, etc; condition variable but mostly fine. Would make an excellent entree into a new collecting area. (29)
Lot 2407 [1 of 7]:1894-1970 Special Delivery Covers predominantly pre-1950 and all with Special Delivery Stamps affixed including 1894 Randolph State Bank to Ohio with 10c deep orange Scott #E3, two RPO backstamps, 1895 Princeton to Cambridge (Mass) with Special Delivery handstamp applied at Cambridge franked with 10c blue #E4, two RPO backstamps, 1901 American Exposition (Buffalo) with 10c blue #E5, 1908 Contoocook (NH) to Chicago with #E6, etc; condition variable but mostly fine. Would make an excellent entree into a new collecting area. (29)Lot 2407 [2 of 7]:1894-1970 Special Delivery Covers predominantly pre-1950 and all with Special Delivery Stamps affixed including 1894 Randolph State Bank to Ohio with 10c deep orange Scott #E3, two RPO backstamps, 1895 Princeton to Cambridge (Mass) with Special Delivery handstamp applied at Cambridge franked with 10c blue #E4, two RPO backstamps, 1901 American Exposition (Buffalo) with 10c blue #E5, 1908 Contoocook (NH) to Chicago with #E6, etc; condition variable but mostly fine. Would make an excellent entree into a new collecting area. (29)Lot 2407 [3 of 7]:1894-1970 Special Delivery Covers predominantly pre-1950 and all with Special Delivery Stamps affixed including 1894 Randolph State Bank to Ohio with 10c deep orange Scott #E3, two RPO backstamps, 1895 Princeton to Cambridge (Mass) with Special Delivery handstamp applied at Cambridge franked with 10c blue #E4, two RPO backstamps, 1901 American Exposition (Buffalo) with 10c blue #E5, 1908 Contoocook (NH) to Chicago with #E6, etc; condition variable but mostly fine. Would make an excellent entree into a new collecting area. (29)
150.00 135.00 sold
2408
 1924-69 Special Delivery Covers all endorsed for Special Delivery service but some of the earlier covers without SD stamps including 1924 San Antonio to Austin (Tx) with 2c Walloon x6, 1937 with 2c Washington coil strip of 7, the cover handstamped 'Insufficiently prepaid not/In special delivery', etc; condition generally fine. (10)
Lot 2408 [1 of 4]:1924-69 Special Delivery Covers all endorsed for Special Delivery service but some of the earlier covers without SD stamps including 1924 San Antonio to Austin (Tx) with 2c Walloon x6, 1937 with 2c Washington coil strip of 7, the cover handstamped 'Insufficiently prepaid not/In special delivery', etc; condition generally fine. (10)Lot 2408 [2 of 4]:1924-69 Special Delivery Covers all endorsed for Special Delivery service but some of the earlier covers without SD stamps including 1924 San Antonio to Austin (Tx) with 2c Walloon x6, 1937 with 2c Washington coil strip of 7, the cover handstamped 'Insufficiently prepaid not/In special delivery', etc; condition generally fine. (10)Lot 2408 [3 of 4]:1924-69 Special Delivery Covers all endorsed for Special Delivery service but some of the earlier covers without SD stamps including 1924 San Antonio to Austin (Tx) with 2c Walloon x6, 1937 with 2c Washington coil strip of 7, the cover handstamped 'Insufficiently prepaid not/In special delivery', etc; condition generally fine. (10)
50.00 55.00 sold

VICTORIA - Postal History

2183  1853 (May 8) Adams & Co printed envelope addressed to "Purser of Steamer New Orleans" care of Adams & Co, Melbourne, 'ADAMS & CO/EXPRESS/16 WALL ST/NEW YORK' shield embossed in red at upper-left, containing original letter dated "New York May 8th 1853", envelope with no postal markings, carried per favour or possibly by the company's courier. Very fine condition. Ex Haas & Lancaster. [This lot is accompanied by a copy of Alan Levy's 'Collectors Club Philatelist' May 1982 article "Adams & Co.'s Express - The Melbourne, Australia, Branch"]
Lot 1348 [1 of 2]:1853 (May 8) Adams & Co printed envelope addressed to "Purser of Steamer New Orleans" care of Adams & Co, Melbourne, 'ADAMS & CO/EXPRESS/16 WALL ST/NEW YORK' shield embossed in red at upper-left, containing original letter dated "New York May 8th 1853", envelope with no postal markings, carried per favour or possibly by the company's courier. Very fine condition. Ex Haas & Lancaster. [This lot is accompanied by a copy of Alan Levy's 'Collectors Club Philatelist' May 1982 article "Adams & Co.'s Express - The Melbourne, Australia, Branch"] Lot 1348 [2 of 2]:1853 (May 8) Adams & Co printed envelope addressed to "Purser of Steamer New Orleans" care of Adams & Co, Melbourne, 'ADAMS & CO/EXPRESS/16 WALL ST/NEW YORK' shield embossed in red at upper-left, containing original letter dated "New York May 8th 1853", envelope with no postal markings, carried per favour or possibly by the company's courier. Very fine condition. Ex Haas & Lancaster. [This lot is accompanied by a copy of Alan Levy's 'Collectors Club Philatelist' May 1982 article "Adams & Co.'s Express - The Melbourne, Australia, Branch"]
1,500.00 This lot is no longer available
2184  1855 (Apr 8) envelope addressed to Concord (NH), USA endorsed at left "by Adam's & Co's Express" containing original letter from husband to wife headed "Springs, Ballarat, Victoria", envelope without postal marking, flap damage and minor edge blemishes. [Adams & Co private express company was founded by Freeman Cobb & George Mowton in 1853, Cobb left shortly aferwards to found the renowned Cobb & Co coaching business]
Lot 1278 [1 of 2]:1855 (Apr 8) envelope addressed to Concord (NH), USA endorsed at left "by Adam's & Co's Express" containing original letter from husband to wife headed "Springs, Ballarat, Victoria", envelope without postal marking, flap damage and minor edge blemishes. [Adams & Co private express company was founded by Freeman Cobb & George Mowton in 1853, Cobb left shortly afterwards to found the renowned Cobb & Co coaching business] Lot 1278 [2 of 2]:1855 (Apr 8) envelope addressed to Concord (NH), USA endorsed at left "by Adam's & Co's Express" containing original letter from husband to wife headed "Springs, Ballarat, Victoria", envelope without postal marking, flap damage and minor edge blemishes. [Adams & Co private express company was founded by Freeman Cobb & George Mowton in 1853, Cobb left shortly afterwards to found the renowned Cobb & Co coaching business]
400.00 This lot is no longer available

BRITISH COMMONWEALTH - Postal History

2307  1935-43 British Africa Airmail Covers comprising [1] Tanganyika 1935 (Mar 11) inwards from UK addressed to Dept of Police in Tabora, re-directed to Iringa, Tabora, Dodoma & Iringa backstamps; [2] KUT 1942 (Nov 16) 4/40c censored airmail cover to Argentina, 'N/156' censor label, Lagos transit & Buenos Aires arrival backstamp; [3] South Africa 1943 (Jan 8) cover to USA with 2/6d Ox-wagon plus 1/- & 6d War Effort tied by Port Elizabeth datestamps; condition variable. (3)
Lot 2307 [1 of 3]:1935-43 British Africa Airmail Covers comprising [1] Tanganyika 1935 (Mar 11) inwards from UK addressed to Dept of Police in Tabora, re-directed to Iringa, Tabora, Dodoma & Iringa backstamps; [2] KUT 1942 (Nov 16) 4/40c censored airmail cover to Argentina, 'N/156' censor label, Lagos transit & Buenos Aires arrival backstamp; [3] South Africa 1943 (Jan 8) cover to USA with 2/6d Ox-wagon plus 1/- & 6d War Effort tied by Port Elizabeth datestamps; condition variable. (3)Lot 2307 [2 of 3]:1935-43 British Africa Airmail Covers comprising [1] Tanganyika 1935 (Mar 11) inwards from UK addressed to Dept of Police in Tabora, re-directed to Iringa, Tabora, Dodoma & Iringa backstamps; [2] KUT 1942 (Nov 16) 4/40c censored airmail cover to Argentina, 'N/156' censor label, Lagos transit & Buenos Aires arrival backstamp; [3] South Africa 1943 (Jan 8) cover to USA with 2/6d Ox-wagon plus 1/- & 6d War Effort tied by Port Elizabeth datestamps; condition variable. (3)Lot 2307 [3 of 3]:1935-43 British Africa Airmail Covers comprising [1] Tanganyika 1935 (Mar 11) inwards from UK addressed to Dept of Police in Tabora, re-directed to Iringa, Tabora, Dodoma & Iringa backstamps; [2] KUT 1942 (Nov 16) 4/40c censored airmail cover to Argentina, 'N/156' censor label, Lagos transit & Buenos Aires arrival backstamp; [3] South Africa 1943 (Jan 8) cover to USA with 2/6d Ox-wagon plus 1/- & 6d War Effort tied by Port Elizabeth datestamps; condition variable. (3)
60.00 10.00 sold

CANADA - Postal History

2392  1942 (Aug 17) late use of 1897 Jubilee 1c, 5c x2 & 8c on Special Delivery cover from Midland (Ontario) to USA, Chicago backstamps.
Lot 2392:1942 (Aug 17) late use of 1897 Jubilee 1c, 5c x2 & 8c on Special Delivery cover from Midland (Ontario) to USA, Chicago backstamps.
50.00 32.00 sold
   
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