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Lot 1211 - united states postal history u.s. postal history -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1211 - united states postal history u.s. postal history - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

14 covers, 11 stampless, two with #11a, one with #65, a variety of different town and postal markings, all with wafer seals, fine to very fine overall, a varied and interesting selection

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Lot 1214 - united states postal history u.s. postal history -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1214 - united states postal history u.s. postal history - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

binder with several hundred covers and cards, primarily US and dating from the late 19th and early 20th Century, wide variety of designs parodying then-current United States stamps and stationery (many of questionable legality), some foreign material towards the back of the binder, generally fine to very fine, an extremely interesting question with some pieces certainly being unique or very rare, an excellent opportunity for the specialist in postal arcana 

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Lot 1194 - u.s. postal history Maryland Postal History -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1194 - u.s. postal history Maryland Postal History - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

16 covers/stationery (5 stampless) plus a couple cancels on piece; includes some B&O RR stationery variety of cancels including straight-line, double oval "Muikirk Depot" agent handstamp, a lightly struck and rare "Duffields B&O RR" 1861 cds, scarce blue "Baltimore & Susquehanna RR" cds on 3c Nesbitt envelope, an 1865 soldier's letter with nice strike of "Monrovia B&O RR" agent marking (faulty stamp), also #11 tied on piece by partial "Phila & Balte RR" cds, usual mixed condition but a Fine group of these desirable covers 

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Lot 1206 - united states postal history u.s. postal history -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1206 - united states postal history u.s. postal history - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

small box containing (in no particular order): Brooks reply card essays, Columbian Exposition postal cards, New York Provisional and 1847 5c on cover (both faulty), about three dozen postal card essays/color proofs, Philadelphia and Boston Franklin marks, 1c postal card surcharges, 1731 Fog's Weekly Journal, 5c parcel postage due on cover, "Bowler & Merrill's Special Postal Card" private mailing card, UX3 cards with advertising, several dozen pioneer postcards, revenue stamps on document, a money order business postal card essay, and much more, mixed condition but mostly fine to very fine, a wealth of interesting material here with many items that would do well in a retail stock or on eBay, view to appreciate

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Lot 1208 - united states postal history u.s. postal history - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

48 covers selected by a collector with a keen eye, a few highlights include 1857/61 3c covers with green cancels, 1861 3c and 10c used with Black Jack on cover to Germany, 18 Black Jack covers including wrapper to Paris, red New York City leaf cancel, and advertising cover for Hartford Fire Insurance Company, 1861 3c on Pomroy advertising cover, 1869 1c on Milford, Massachusetts drop letter, and much more, small condition issues throughout but overall very fine and attractive, a useful and interesting assortment well-worth a close inspection

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Lot 1187 - united states postal history u.s. postal history -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1187 - united states postal history u.s. postal history - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

small group including Burritt's 1848 pamphlet Ocean Penny Postage: Its Necessity Shown and Its Feasibility Demonstrated, plus small group of covers (three mint, two used from the US, one used from the UK) advocating penny postage, very fine and interesting

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Lot 1192 - u.s. postal history Alaska Postal History -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1192 - u.s. postal history Alaska Postal History - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

including around 190 1956 Department of Health Postal reply cards originating from various Alaska post offices, 25 postal cards incoming to Alaska from various destinations, most all territorial, 39 1940s/50sAlaska APO and Naval postal cards, over a dozen better 1929/62 HAM Radio postal cards, the majority territorial usages, some rarer Alaska town markings on registry return receipts, including two Hot Springs Manuscript postmarks (Helbock type 2, RF 8) and two Richardson Manuscript postmarks (Helbock Type  1, RF 7), also includes a group of over a dozen postal cards used in territories or possessions, including 1883 Butte City, Montana; 1884 Aberdeen, Dakota Territory; 1891 Cordes, Arizona registered packet receipt; 1901 San Francisco to Pahala, Hawaii (Honolulu and Pahala backstamps); and 1902 Fort Worth to Apache, Oklahoma Territory (arrival backstamp), overall fine to very fine, plenty of interesting and useful material to be found. 

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Lot 1193 - u.s. postal history California Postal History -  H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

Lot 1193 - u.s. postal history California Postal History - H. R. Harmer Inc January General Sale

three 10c Green Nesbitt covers, first from Mormon Island, California to Raymondville, New York, endorsed "Via Panama"; second from Johnstown, Wisconsin to Yankee Jims, California with 1858 enclosure; third 1858 use from San Francisco to Athens, Georgia, all with small faults, fine and interesting group

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Lot 1177 - United States of America u.s. postal history - H. R. Harmer Inc Fall Postal History 2022

large carton filled with binders of covers, including but not limited to RFDs, machine cancels, RPOs, illegal postal stationery cutouts, aerograms, auxiliary markings, advertising, fancy cancels including Boston numerals, and more, even note a few Confederate covers/letters, mixed condition to be anticipated but many fine to very fine or better, an extremely useful group which essentially serves as a ready-made dealer stock (or could provide many hours of entertainment for an intrepid collector)

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Lot 1166 - u.s. postal history expositions - H. R. Harmer Inc Fall Postal History 2022

impressive holding of cards identified by Bomar number, including 8 1898 Trans-Mississippi expo cards (including EX90, 91, 93, 94, 95, and 98, UPSS $70 each), 1901 Pan-American (11), 1904 St. Louis (155), 1905 Lewis and Clark (140), 1907 Jamestown (261), 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific (37), 1915 Panama-California (22), and 1915 Panama-Pacific (79), better including 1904 hold-to-light cards, Fortress Monroe April 26 first day of 1907 Jamestown Expo, etc., all priced at approximately $3-15 retail with some higher, some light wear but mostly fine to very fine, a wonderful holding ripe for further research or breakdown for individual sale

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