U.S. ADVERTISING COVER GROUP

Category: PRE 1900 COVERS
includes 17 various covers, most with corner advertising, some have billheads and enclosures, the overall condition is mixed and faults and reductions are to be expected, there is one valentine cover included, a very nice group worth a good look, also includes a 1899 Mich. State Fair button and illustrated cover, (ENV 300-400)
Lot: #1
Opening Bid: $210.00

U.S. A.P.O. COVER SELECTION

includes about 275 various covers, all are sleeved in plastic holders and identified by the A.P.O. location, mixed with adhesives, postal imprints and some "Free" frankings, the overall condition is mixed and faults are to be expected, a very nice variety of these popular covers, approximate retail is over $750.00, plenty of useful covers here, (ENV 250-300)
Lot: #2
Opening Bid: $80.00

COLORANO FDC ACCUMULATION

Category: FDC COVERS
includes about 1,125 various covers, loose in a medium sized box, there are some early covers but also very strong in the later issues, overall quite clean with maybe a few scattered faults due to handling, we noticed many better items like booklet panes, higher denomination and some better combo's, a nice lot to pick thorough, the total catalog value listed is our estimate
Lot: #3
Scott Value: $5,000
Opening Bid: $900.00

COLORANO FDC COLLECTION, 1975-2007

Category: FDC COVERS
includes 825 mostly different silk cacheted covers in seven three ring binder albums, contained on black two sided stock pages, appears to be fairly complete for the period, the overall condition is really quite nice with all being pristine and maybe a scattered fault, there are many better covers in this collection including the early issues along with many higher denominations issues, a huge amount of catalog value with this one where there are many covers which retail in the $5-25 range and up, certainly one of the better collections we have offered, (ENV 750-1,000)
Lot: #4
Opening Bid: $550.00

U.S. FDC COLLECTION, 1947-2003

Category: FDC COVERS
includes 2,630 mostly different FDC's, contained on black two sided stock pages in 22 albums in four large cartons, most are cacheted (421 are without cachets), with which there is: Artmaster, Artcraft, Fleetwood and some other smaller makers, the overall condition is very clean with only a few scattered faults, there are many better covers here which include many higher denominations and combination covers, certainly a huge amount of total catalog value in this collection, (ENV 750-1,000)
Lot: #5
Opening Bid: $550.00

U.S. EARLY FDC ACCUMULATION

Category: FDC COVERS
includes several hundred covers, all are in the 1930's period, very good variety but there is some duplication, generally addressed but some unaddressed scattered, there are a good number of cachets including a set of "Grandy" Prexies up to the $2 and includes coils and booklets, there is also a nice showing of Airmails with a large number of various C23's, the overall condition is mixed and there are some faults to be expected, the catalog value listed is our estimate, a very good lot to pick through for the specialist in this area, values up to about $40 each, (ENV 600-700)
Lot: #6
Scott Value: $3,000
Opening Bid: $300.00

U.S. EARLY FDC COLLECTION

Category: FDC COVERS
includes about 350 covers, neatly arranged on two pocket double sided black stock pages in (3) three ring binders, the collection runs from 1925-47, very nice variety but there is duplication, also a good number of different cities for many issues, the overall condition is pretty clean with some faults to be expected, mixed addressed and unaddressed as is the norm for this area, very strong in the number of cachets especially the early issues, some of the better sets have singles, blocks and plate blocks, there are some Airmails issues present, some of the other better sets include: strong 2c Reds, Parks, Prexies(to the 50c), Army-Navy, strong Famous Americans and Overrun Countries, there are many covers with retail values in the $10-50 range and most are in the $3-10 range, the catalog value listed is our estimate, a very easy collection to work with and plenty of value here, well worth a good look
Lot: #7
Scott Value: $2,500
Opening Bid: $300.00

U.S. F.D.C. ACCUMULATION

Category: FDC COVERS
includes two large cartons jammed packed with mostly FDC's, about 90% of this lot is post 1970 and it is really quite strong in the last 20 years, very clean with maybe a scattered fault, good variety but we noticed some duplication, there are many bundled year sets, includes several various printers, we also noticed many higher denomination covers here which will kick up the value significantly, the total catalog value will be substancial, (ENV 500-750)
Lot: #8
Opening Bid: $300.00

COLORANO FDC ACCUMULATION

Category: FDC COVERS
includes about 335 mostly different FDC's, all are with the silk cachets and unaddressed, overall very clean, each cover is held in a clear plastic holder, take a look, (ENV 150-200)
Lot: #9
Opening Bid: $60.00

IMPRINTED FLAT RATE FIRST DAY MAILERS

Category: FDC COVERS
Eight different flat rate mailers with high value imprinted stamps, the lot includes: U652, 658, 660, 661(three different designs), 664 and 674; all are very clean, these items are vastly undervalued and seldom offered, the catalog value is from Scott
Lot: #10
Scott Value: $147
Opening Bid: $55.00

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH COVER AND EPHEMERA COLLECTION

includes about 32 various covers with many flown by Lindbergh, neatly arranged on album pages in a three ring binder, there are some very good covers here especially C10a singles on large format covers, there are many multiple and mixed frankings, the overall condition is pretty clean with some scattered faults, a very impressive collection of covers and information relating to this always popular Airmail Topical, (ENV 750-1,000)
Lot: #11
Opening Bid: $210.00

U.S. FIRST FLIGHT COVER ACCUMULATION

about 250 various First Flight Covers, loose in a small box, good variety but there is some duplication, strong in C11's, the overall condition is mixed and there are some faults, we noticed several covers here which would retail in the $10-25 range and plenty around the $5-10 range, a nice little lot, (ENV 200-250)
Lot: #12
Opening Bid: $150.00

EXTENSIVE ALASKA POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION AND ACCUMULATION

Category: MISC. COVERS
there are two basic parts to this group, there are about 1,000 somewhat better covers which are in albums, stock books and loose and then there are about 5,000 covers in seven show cover style boxes jammed packed into three large cartons, these are the bulky part to the lot and includes the majority of the covers and most would retail in the $3-10 range with maybe a hundred or so which are worth in the $10-25 range, the albums have many covers with values in the $25-50 range and plenty in the $10-25 range, there is an amazing array of different towns here and may we suspect are really quite scarce, the overall collection is mainly in the 1930-45 range with some later and some earlier(back into the teens and twenties), the overall condition is mixed and there are faults to be expected, there is perhaps a 1,000 legal sized Penalty covers, many of the covers are from some of the more famous Alaska postal history collections like: Buchheit(there are a couple thousand various covers from this man), Warren, Anderson, Stanton, Koestler, Moffett, Roe and others, there are a good number of commercial covers included and also a few dozen post cards, without question this is the most extensive Alaska postal history collection we have ever offered and the potential retail value is substancial, we feel at $2.50 a cover this offering is a tremendous bargain given market prices on Alaska postal history being offered online, we have included numerous scans to help any potential bidder with their interest level and evaluation but view this lot in person will be a huge advantage to the specialist in this area as there are certainly several hundred better covers and town here, if you are a serious student in this area don't let this one slip by as collections with this many covers only come up every few generations, (ENV 15,000-20,000)
Lot: #13
Opening Bid: $10500.00

EXTENSIVE U.S. SOUVENIR PAGE COLLECTION

Category: MISC. COVERS
includes several hundred mostly different Souvenir Pages, mounted in eight three ring binders, the collection runs from 1972-2005 and appears to be nearly complete with maybe 15-20 missing, the overall condition is very clean with only some scattered faults, the catalog value listed is from Brookman, a very nice collection with many better pages included
Lot: #14
Scott Value: $10,000
Opening Bid: $1000.00

ARIZONA POSTCARD ACCUMULATION OF 550+

Category: MISC. COVERS
includes a nice selection of various postcards, most are in the 1910-40 period with some later, all are enclosed in poly sleeves, good variety but there is some scattered duplication, usual mixed condition for this area, each item is priced with values in the $1-10 with some higher, a pretty much ready to go stock, (ENV 150-200)
Lot: #15
Opening Bid: $80.00

U.S. COVER GROUP

Category: MISC. COVERS
includes a couple dozen better covers, most are U.S. but there are some Possessions items included, some are FDC's, there are two C18 Zepp flights, E16 FDC, slightly mixed condition with some scattered faults, take a look at this one
Lot: #16
Opening Bid: $80.00

EARLY POSTCARD ACCUMULATION

Category: MISC. COVERS
includes maybe a couple hundred various picture postcards, there are a number of real photos and many with good subjects, usual mixed condition, appears unpicked, we noticed a few cards in the $3-10 range, take a look, (ENV 125-150)
Lot: #17
Opening Bid: $80.00

FAMOUS AMERICAN COVER COLLECTION

Category: MISC. COVERS
includes 40 various covers/cards with Famous Americans, on black stock pages, there are several 10c values, good variety, usual mixed condition, there are Airmails, FDC's, Special Delivery and Postage Dues, a nice lot for the specialist in this area, (ENV 200-250)
Lot: #18
Opening Bid: $30.00

EXTENSIVE U.S. MINT AND USED COLLECTION

Category: U.S.
includes several hundred singles, pairs and some SS's, mixed mint and used but mostly mint after 1900, the collection runs to 1979, mounted in a Scott Hingeless album, the overall condition is mixed with faults to be expected in some of the early issues, there is a good amount of NH material here, there is also some slight duplication here and there, any doubtful items were not counted and not figured in the total catalog value listed, there are dozens of items with values in the $100-250 range with some even higher, some of the highlights include: 1, 7, 9-10, 13-17, 20, 22-23, 25, 30A, 33-34, 36b, 37-38, 64b, 69-72, 73*, 75-77, 78a, 86-100, 112(2), 115(2), 116-18, 119(2), 120-21, 134, 138, 141, 151-53, 162-63, 165(2), 166, 190*, 191, 208, 229, 238-39*, 241, 243, 259*, 261A, 263, 276(2), 289-90*, 291, 309-10*, 327*, 330*, 369*, 350*, 352*, 353, 355*, 353(LP)*, 387, 419-20*, 461*, 545-47*, 551-73*, 595*, 599A*, 658-79*, 656(LP)*, in addition there is about $100 in face value from 1946-79 which also includes a 1053*; this is a very worthwhile collection with many better items, a great breakout opportunity for the small dealer or internet retailer, we have included a few dozen scans of the higher value album pages and those scans are available on our website, this is a very important collection in much better than the normal condition, plan on spending some time with this one
Lot: #19
Scott Value: $45,300
Opening Bid: $5000.00

U.S. BETTER ITEM SELECTION

Category: U.S.
includes a couple hundred mixed mint and used singles, contained in 102 cards and cataloged, the overall condition is very mixed with faults to be expected on many but there are also some clean and sound stamps too, a strong showing of Classics and B.O.B. material, some of the higher catalog value items include: 11*, 17, 30, 30A(2), 31, 37(2), 38, 63*(2), 68*, 69*, 71, 72, 75(2), 77*, 78a, 87*, 92, 94*, 97, 97*, 100, 115, 120, 121, 135A*(with cert.), 137, 138*, 138, 139, 150*, 154*, 159*, 179*, 187*, 188*, 188*(pr), 240, 240*, 243, 255*, 291, 450*(LP), 456, E1*(3), 2*, J1-3*, 2*(2), 4*(4), 17, 19*, 27*, 33*, 45/47*, O82*, 102*; there are some regummed and some other items which are questionable, we have scanned some of the higher catalog value items, lots of value and plenty to break out of this very high catalog value lot, inspection suggested
Lot: #20
Scott Value: $72,000
Opening Bid: $5000.00