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COVERS
115 + 776 3¢ Texas Centennial on (3) event covers, F-VF, with
couple small faults (corner creases), first tied to cover with
postmark “GOLIAD, TEX./MAR 27/3-PM/1936” (commemorating the Goliad Massacre) w/black rubber stamped
cachet “TEXAS CENTENNIAL/REMEMBER GOLIAD/
(Pictorial of Presidio La Bahia)/CANCELED IN/LA BAHAIA,
MARCH 27, 1936”; second and third tied to cover with
circular date stamp postmark “HOUSTON, TEXAS 3/
APR21/2-PM/1936” (commemorating the Battle of San
Jacinto and defeat of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna),
second has rubber stamp purple cachet “SAN JACINTO/
BATTLEFIELD/CENTENNIAL/CELEBRATION/APRIL 21,
1936” atop an image of the San Jacinto Monument, third
has (2) cachets with (1) the Battlefield cachet and (2) an
American General Fire Insurance Co. cachet of an etching
of the meeting of Sam Houston and Santa Anna. No. 3
has contents, a facsimile Gus Wortham signed letter
about the Battle of San Jacinto. Condition is Fair to Good,
second and third opened roughly and has tears, first has
a few stray ink marks and neatly opened at top. Great
history collateral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $45
109 + 554 2¢ Carmine with “NE/LA” perfin of the National
Electric Lamp Association on souvenir post card
from NELA CAMP, VF, pencil address circular date
stamp postmark “CLEVELAND, OHIO/JUL6/1-AM/1927”.
Inside has checklist of responses from which to pick,
composing a note to home or friends. Back has an advertisement for GE lamps. Very nice collateral material to a
technology, GE, light bulbs, etc. collection . . . . . . . . . . . . $20
110 + 601, 632, 634, 642 Definitives on Registered cover,
with fancy cancels, F-VF, neat typed address, tied to
cover with (3) “axe” obliterations; two Green and one
violet; on reverse dual registry postmarks double circle
circular date stamp “BAD AXE, MICH./MAR/11/1931/
REGISTERED.” Also, double circle circular date stamp
receiving postmark “INDIANAPOLIS, IND./MAR/12/1931/
REG SEC.” Condition is good minor overall toning, paperclip rust stain on front at top and small pencil note front
and back. Violet Auxiliary Marking “REGISTERED” box
on front at lower left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PH $200
116 + 782, 783 3¢ Arkansas and 3¢ Oregon, with Texas DPO
postmarks (three covers), F-VF, addressed commercial
cover with following circular date stamp postmark. 1)
“ALTA LOMA/DEC/14/8PM/1936/TEX”; 2) JOSSERAND/
JUN/23/1936/TEX.” and 3) “RAYBURN TX/DEC/3/7P./
1936”. All are tiny towns and DISCONTINUED POST
OFFICE (DPO). Condition is good, some gum toning.
Interesting Texas history in these covers. (footnote on
Josserand cover - faulty, paper loss at bottom) . . .ex PH $30
111 + 632, 634, 642, 651 1, 2¢, 10¢ and 2¢ Clark Issue on
registered cover, w/fancy cancels, F-VF, neat typed
address, “REGISTERED” box in violet auxiliary mark at
lower left, small pencil marks front and back, stamps tied
to cover with “DOLLAR SIGN ($)” obliteration. Reverse
has dual double circle “MONEY MISS./MAY/17/1930/
M.O.B.” registry office cancels and double circle postmark “INDIANAPOLIS IND./MAY/19/1930/REG. DIV.”
with date insert upside down. Return address is
“GEORGE ROGERS CLARK/P.O. BOX 1495/INDIANAPOLIS, IND.” Condition is good, with a few small stains
and general light toning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PH $200
117 + 985 3¢ G.A.R. on (4) 1949 “ChicagoPex” event covers,
VF, addressed, tied to cover with large circle circular date
stamp postmark CHICAGO/OCT/30/6PM/1949/ILL.” and
double oval killer. Each cover with different “CHICAGO
HISTORICAL CACHET” published by Chicago Phialtelic
Society which includes (1) First Fort Dearborn, (2) First
Railway Station, (3) Frink and Walker’s Stage Coach Office and (4) Illinois Central Railroad Station. It’s unknown
if this is a complete set. Show was open October 28 to
October 30, 1949, so this is closing day pmks . . . .ex PH $40
112 + 632, 638, 640, 689 1¢, 6¢, 8¢ & 2¢ von Stuben Issue
on registered cover, with fancy cancels, F-VF, neat
typed address, each stamp tied to cover with Money Bag
and Dollar Sign Pictorial obliteration, Violet “REGISTERED/
No.” box at lower left. Small pencil notes front and back.
Dual double circle Registry cancels on reverse “MONEY
MISS./NOV/20/1930/M.O.B.” and a third “CUMBERLAND,
IND/ NOV/21/1930/REGISTERED” postmark. Return address on back “GEORGE R. CLARK/P.O. BOX 114/
ZIONSVILLE, IND.” Envelope has separated at the right
seam on back. Condition is good with small stains on
front and very light overall toning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PH $200
118 + C19 6¢ Orange, Winged Globe on 2nd Day Cover, F-VF,
with Washington, D.C. 2nd day cancel, silver and orange
F.R. Rice cachet (Mell. #C19-1b), typed address. (Note:
FDC from June 30 are extremely scarce) cv ($70) . PH $70
113 + 688 2¢ Braddock’s Field Issue on cover, with Fancy
cancel, F-VF, neat typed address, tied to cover with
circular date stamp postmark. “BEAR/SEP/29/P.M./1930/
ARK.” and walking bear pictorial killer. Condition is very
good with light overall toning, couple small stains on front
and small pencil notes on front and back. Flap opened
mostly neatly with small paper remnant from envelopePH $150
114 + 689, WX55 2¢ Von Stueben and 1930 Christmas Seal
on cover, with fancy Christmas Tree ‘block’ print
cancel, F-VF, neat ink script address, postmark “GENESSEE DEPOT, WIS./DEC 25 1930”. Cover in good condition, edges and corners with very little wear, cover is
“dirty” with stains and toning, small pencil notes on front
and back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200
119 + E5, 267var 10¢ Dark Blue and 2¢ Carmine, with “Dot
in “S” of “CENTS” variety” on U.S. Senate cornercard
cover, both F-VF, tied to cover with Washington, D.C.
1896 duplex cancels. Contains a handwritten, signed letter
from U.S. Senator George Peabody Wetmore (U.S. Senator 1895-1907 and 1908-1913 from Rhode Island, as well
as former Governor of Rhode Island 1885-1887) with
Senate letterhead offering some free Metropolitan Opera
(of NYC, [which he helped found in 1883]) tickets to a
friend, the addressee William O. Platt of Brooklyn, NY.
Very clean and nice! (cv for E5 on cover = $25) . . . PH $75
FIRST DAY COVERS
120 + 938 3¢ Texas Statehood Centennial on (2) FDC’s, VF,
printed and script address in ink, one with cachet is first by
“TEXAS CENTENNIAL OF STATEHOOD COMMISSION”
(Mellone 938-52), both tied to cover by Austin, Texas FDOI
postmark. Condition is very good with a little edge wear
and very minor gum toning cv ($35) . . . . . . . . . . . . PH $40
CHECK OPENING BIDS:
Sam Houston Philatelics, Inc. - 3071
shpauctions.com
or
StampAuctionNetwork.com
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