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Auction Info

Auction Name
Worldwide Postal History
Auction Date
02/28/2014 - 02/28/2014
Sale Number
#22814
Total Lots
1197
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
1197
Total Sales (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
401,440.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
401,440.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.30%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
229

Egypt. 1920 Covers and cards (4),

1920 USD 120.00 - 120.00 Unknown
485

1929 Cover to Port Stanley with Falkland Islands 2d tied by violet "WILKINS ANTARCTIC / EXPEDITION / Deception / Island" cancel,

1929 USD 120.00 - 120.00 Unknown
741

1937 Photograph of Dr Erling Christophersen taken on Tristan da Cunha,

1937 USD 100.00 - 100.00 Unknown
997

1854-93 Wrappers,

1854-93 USD 150.00 - 150.00 Unknown
230

Egypt - Indian F.P.Os. 1914-20 Covers and cards with Indian F.P.Os from "4" to "362",

1914-20 USD 220.00 - 220.00 Unknown
486

Western Australia. 1878 De La Rue Appendix page,

1878 USD 250.00 - 250.00 Unknown
742

1937-49 Stampless covers to G.B or South Africa (3) with Tristan cachets type V or VIII (3),

1937-49 USD 180.00 - 180.00 Unknown
998

c.1858-59 Covers with 1d reds tied by scarce "H.P/1" obliterator of the Houses of Parliament (one very fine,

c.1858-59 USD 350.00 - 350.00 Unknown
231

Palestine. 1917-19 Covers and cards in an F.G album with F.P.O or A.P.O datestamps from "29" to "234" and "C11 to "22Y",

1917-19 USD 1,800.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
487

1909 10/- and A·1 Postage dues,

1909 USD 300.00 - 300.00 Unknown
743

1940-46 WW2 and immediate post-war covers comprising cover to USA with S.S "Carinthia" cachet and G.B 1d tied by Tristan cachet type VII,

1940-46 USD 240.00 - 240.00 Unknown
999

1859-c.1865 Fronts with the printed heading "To be Posted at the House of Commons only / POST PAID",

1859-c.1865 USD 120.00 - 120.00 Unknown
232

Palestine. 1917-19 Covers and cards with various F.P.O datestamps,

1917-19 USD 280.00 - 280.00 Unknown
488

1936 (Sep 21) Cover from Birmingham to Sydney franked G.B 3d + 1/-,

1936 USD 150.00 - 150.00 Unknown
744

1948-63 Covers and cards with 1948 cover bearing 1d A"PotatoA. stamp tied type VIII cachet,

1948-63 USD 220.00 - 220.00 Unknown
1000

Postal Stationery. QV 1/2d Green newspaper wrapper with printed heading and address "Parliamentary Proceedings. / The Mayor,

USD 180.00 - 180.00 Unknown
233

Palestine - Italian Forces. 1918 (Aug 27) G.B 2d registration envelope with blank type registration label both with A.P.O SZ47 skeleton datestamp,

1918 USD 240.00 - 240.00 Unknown
489

1938-46 Covers and cards,

1938-46 USD 120.00 - 120.00 Unknown
745

1898 Registered cover to London bearing 1882 1/2d,

1898 USD 480.00 - 480.00 Unknown
1001

Postal Stationery. c.1898-1968 QV-QEII Predecimal envelopes (12) and postcards (3) all with "House of Commons" embossed on reverse including QV 1d envelopes mint and used,

c.1898-1968 USD 250.00 - 250.00 Unknown
  • <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> SMITH, CHRISTOPHER WEBB. 1793-1871. <i>Indian Ornithology.</i> [Patna, India]: 1828. $50,000 to $80,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DUPRÉ, LOUIS. 1789-1837. <i>Voyage à Athènes et à Constantinople, ou Collection de portraits, vues et costumes grecs et ottomans.</i> Paris: Dondey-Dupré, 1825. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> ADAMS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed ("J Adams"), [to Dr. Perkins?] while recovering from his small pox inoculation, [late-April, 1764]. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUSTEN, JANE. Autograph Letter Signed ("J. Austen"), to her sister Cassandra, 4 pp, "Thursday – after dinner," [September 16, 1813,] Henrietta St. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. <i>The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories.</i> New York & Philadelphia: J.J. Audubon & J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> DODWELL, EDWARD. 1767-1832. <i>Views in Greece.</i> London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Oct. 23:</b> JAMES, JESSE. Autograph Letter Signed ("Jesse W. James"), to Mr. Flood demanding Flood retract spurious accusations, 3 pp, June 5, 1875. $200,000 to $300,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Textile of the Great White Fleet, with portraits of Theodore Roosevelt, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans & successor Charles Stillman Sperry, 1908. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> William J. Stone, <i>Declaration of Independence,</i> Force printing, 1833. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Shugart family papers including documentation of the Underground Railroad, 63 items, 1838-81. $30,000 to $40,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Records of the Dickinson & Shrewsbury salt works, over 2000 items, with extensive slave labor correspondence, legal records & receipts, bulk 1820-1865. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Gloria Steinem, typescript for her speech <i>Living the Revolution,</i> with related letters and documents, 1941-77. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> <i>Liberty Triumphant or the Downfall of Oppression,</i> depicting the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party, c. 1774. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, <i>Historia naturae, maxime peregrinae, libris XVI distincta,</i> Antwerp, 1635. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Antonio de Mayorga, manuscript map of Mexico City, 1779. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America,</i> first edition, 3 volumes, Philadelphia, 1842-44. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Samuel Walker, diary of the entire first cruise of the USS Kineo, a gunboat on the Mississippi, 1854-69. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Sep 26:</b> Scrapbook on early Stanford football, with letters from Walter Camp, 1893-95 & 1931. $8,000 to $12,000.
  • <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Roberts, David. Twenty Lithographs of the Holy Land, 19th Century. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Declaration by the Reps. of the United Colonies of N.A. 1775. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Composer Jerome Kern personal Letters, Albums and Other. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Paine, Thomas. <i>Common Sense,</i> London 1776. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom’s Cabin,</i> Cleveland 1852. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Hobbes, Thomas. <i>Leviathan,</i> 3rd edition, London 1651. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Anno Regni Georgii III. Intolerable Acts and other Bills, 1774. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Wilberforce, William. An Abstract of the Evidence, 5 Letters, and two books. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Nightingale, Florence. Notes on Nursing and Signed Letters, ca. 1860 $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Tolstov, Leo. <i>War and Peace,</i> 5 volumes, 1886. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Dickinson, John. Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, 1768. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Lark Mason Associates, Aug 8-27:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $4,000 to $6,000.
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