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1909-1939 U.S. Commemorative First Day Covers

         Cacheted and uncacheted First Day Covers (FDC) from 1909 through 1939 (Scott 372 to 858) are listed on this page. All are in VG to excellent condition. I also have virtually every FDC from 1940 to 1995, most on premium cachets and many with interesting combos—send a list of your wants (by Scott number please).
         FDCs are priced to sell fast! Prices are way under dealer prices and considerably under those in McCusker, John Jones, RKA, and Mellone auctions.
         All covers will be sent by first class or Priority Mail. You, the buyer, pay only the exact postage plus 50c per order for packaging and handling.
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Scott 1 Scott 1 letter
5¢ Benjamin Franklin, Scott 1, on folded letter sheet with blue Philadelphia cancel. Measures 5.7" x 2.9" (unfolded 9.8" x 7.5"). Mailed from Phila Oct 17, 1849, received in Baltimore on Oct 19 according to note on back by J.A. Gordon. Stamp has good margins not cutting into the border design at all. Has APS Expertizing Certificate #44522 (June 5, 1981) stating "Scott No. 1, used, genuine in all respects, red-brown shade on cover" and noting a catalog value of $1,000. When sold at auction in 1988, the catalog value was noted at $875, which is still the catalog value today. ON HOLD

Hudson-Fulton FDC 2¢ Hudson-Fulton, Scott 372, issued Sept. 25, 1909.

On Fulton souvenir picture postcard as shown, canceled in Lancaster, PA (Fulton's birthplace). Card has a photo of Fulton with the steamboat "Clermont" on the face and explanation of the Fulton stamp issue on the obverse. Catalog value is $1250, auction prices have been even higher. Only $850. SOLD

Please order by Scott Number and add'l details if more than one (615-Jacksonville, 775-Dyer, etc.)
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Scott 614
614. 1¢ Huguenot-Walloon, New York, rare single. SOLD
Scott 615, Phila.
615. 2¢ Huguenot-Walloon, Philadelphia. SOLD
Scott 615, Jacvksonville
615. 2¢ Huguenot-Walloon, Jacksonville. $40
Scott 616, Reading, PA
616. Reading, PA cancel, rare. $100
Scott 617
617. 1¢ Lexington-Concord, Boston CDS, rare single. $35
Scott 618
618. 2¢ Lexington-Concord, Lexington flag cancel. SOLD
Scott 619
619. 5¢ Lexington-Concord, Boston cancel. SOLD
Scott 619, Concord
619. Concord cancel, unaddr. SOLD
Scott 620
620. Norse-American, 2¢ unaddr., nice! SOLD
Scott 621
621. Norse-American, 5¢ unaddr. SOLD
Scott 623
623. Wilson, unoff NY Air Mail Field. $75
Scott 627, Boston
627. Sesqucentennial, Boston airmail cancel. SOLD
Scott 627
627. Phila Sesqucentennial cancel. $10
Scott 627, Phila.
627. Sesqucentennial, Philadelphia cancel. $8
Scott 628
628. Erickson Block of 4, Chicago. SOLD
Scott 629
629. Unoff Atlantic City, Buckstein typed cachet. $25
630
630. White Plains S/S single. Rubber stamp cachet. $25
644
644. Burgoyne at Saratoga, Rome, NY. Worden. SOLD
651 Gorham
651. George Rogers Clark, scarce early Gorham. $100
654
654. Edison's first lamp jubilee, 6" env. $7
Scott 630
630. Spectacular S/S FDC with NY Philatelic Exposition Registry cancel. Sent air mail, special delivery to Newton, MA. A fabulous cover. ON HOLD
Scott 730
730. Matched set of Century of Progress Imperf Souvenir Sheets (Scott 730-731) on green and purple Beverly Hills cachet.
SOLD
Scott 731
731. Matched set of Scott 730-731 on green and purple Beverly Hills cachet. SOLD
655 rotary
655. Edison Rotary perf. Very scarce on FDC! $75
656 coil
656. Edison Coil pair. Very few FDCs made! $75
657
657. Early Roessler, Seneca Falls cancel. $40
680
680. Erie, PA cancel, Scarce early Nickles cachet.SOLD
Scott 681, Ohio River Canalization, Homestead, PA
681, Ohio River Canalization, Homestead, PA SOLD
Scott 682, Mass Bay Colony, Stoutzenberg cachet, Chamber of Commerce green rubber stamp
682, Mass Bay Colony, Stoutzenberg cachet, C of C green rubber stamp $75
Scott 683, Carolina-Charleston, Roessler cachet
683, Carolina-Charleston, Roessler cachet $65
Scott 688, Braddock, Wall, PA unofficial cancel, spectacular Valley Stamp Co photo cachet on back, see large image
688, Braddock, Wall, PA unofficial cancel, photo cachet on back (see lg image) $100
Scott 689 Von Steuben, Rare Elkhart, IN 2nd day, Emerson variety cachet
689 Von Steuben, Rare Elkhart, IN 2nd day, Emerson variety cachet $100 SOLD
Scott 690 Pulaski block, green rubber stamp American Polish C of C cachet
690 Pulaski block, green rubber stamp American Polish C of C cachet $50
Scott 702 Red Cross, add-on general purpose cachet
702 Red Cross, add-on general purpose cachet SOLD
Scott 703, Yorktown, Stoutzenberg cachet, printed text on back, see large image
703, Yorktown, Stoutzenberg cachet, printed text on back, SOLD

703. 2¢ Yorktown, Whethersfield, CT cancel, no cachet. $7
Scott 704-715, Washington bi-centennial, matched set of 12 FDCs, no cachet
704-715 Washington bi-centennial, matched set of 12 FDCs, SOLD
Scott 716, Lake Placid Olympics, attractive 3-color cachet
716, Lake Placid Olympics, attractive 3-color cachet, (Planty #21) $25

716, Lake Placid Olympics, Diagonal rubber stamp. $7
Scott 717, Arbor Day, rare art deco 3-color cachet with Nebraska City cancel
717, Arbor Day, 1st Jenkins 3-color cachet w/Nebraska City cancel, $30
Scott 718, 3c Summer Olympics, Olympic Cover Co full color cachet
718, 3c Summer Olympics, 1st Bennett cachet (Olympic Cover Co.), full-color, $30
Scott 719, 5c Summer Olympics, Olympic Cover Co full color cachet
719, 5c Summer Olympics, 1st Bennett cachet (Olympic Cover Co.), full color, $35
Scott 724, Wm Penn, detailed pictorial cachet with New Castle, DE rubber stamp on back
724, Wm Penn, pictorial cachet, New Castle rubber stamp on back, SOLD
Scott 725, Daniel Webster, Exeter Chamber of Commerce cachet, Exeter, NH cancel
725, Daniel Webster, Exeter C of C cachet, Exeter, NH cancel $30

726. Georgia bicentennial, no cachet. $2.50
Scott 728-29, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, Linprint cachet, outstanding
728-29, Century of Progress, outstanding Linprint cachet, $35
Scott 730a-731a, Century of Progress imperforates, Chicago APS cancel
730a-731a, Century of Progress imperforates, Chicago APS cancel, $35
Scott 732, NRA
732, NRA, two-color Linprint cachet, $12
733
733. 3¢ Byrd, 1st signed Beverly Hills. Rare! SOLD
Scott 734, 5c Kosciuszko, Linprint cachet,  Detroit cancel
734 5¢ Kosciuszko, Linprint, Detroit cancel, SOLD
735a
735a. Unknown cachet (Planty #3) SOLD

736. 3¢ Maryland, no cachet, St. Mary's City cancel. SOLD
Scott 737, Mother's Day
737, Mother's Day block of 4, unknown (Planty #25) nice thermographed cachet, $16
Scott 738, Mother's Day flat plate, Rice cachet
738, Mother's Day flat plate, Rice cachet, rare, $25
Scott 739, Wisconsin, Beverly Hills cachet
739, Wisconsin, Beverly Hills cachet, scarce, $30 (Others sell it for $80+)
Scott 735
735. Spectacular unaddressed FDC of Byrd S/S with four poster stamps cachet. SOLD
Scott 750
750. Interesting New Jersey map cachet for APS Convention in Atlantic City. FDC went Special Delivery to Green Bay, WI. SOLD
Scott 751
751. Trans-Mississippi Philatelic Expo, Beautiful unaddressed FDC, green and purple cachet, seldom seen (unknown maker, Planty #14). $50

750a. Nat'l Park Imperf, Dyer. $30.00

751a. Half-sheet, Anderson. $25.00

752. Horizontal pair, Beverly Hills. $35.00

752. Gutter pair, Kee. $45.00

753. Vertical pair, Anderson. $45.00

754. Block of 4, Ioor. $35.00

755. Unaddressed, Ioor. $25.00

756-765. Ioor.
Set of 10 $200.00

758. (Example from set of 10)

759. (Example from set of 10)

762. (Example from set of 10)

763. (Example from set of 10)

764. (Example from set of 10)

766a. H gutter strip, Open Album. $40.00

767a. Margin inscrip single, Ioor. $30.00

768a. Margin pair, Beverly Hills. $60.00

768a. Center gutter block, Anderson. Scarce! $150.00

769a. Center gutter block, Anderson. Seldom seen. $85.00

771. 16¢ imperf Special Delivery Air, Anderson, nice! $40

772. Plate no. single, 1st Hartford Ins. Co. cachet. SOLD

773. Cal-Pacific Expo, 1st Watson, USS Dallas cancel. $35.00

773. Cal-Pacific Expo, No cachet. $2.00

774. Boulder Dam, Anderson. $10.00

774. Boulder Dam, Rice w/add-on FDC of 2144. $8.00

774. Block of 4, addressed. $3.00, Single $1.50

775. Michigan, Grandy, erased typed address. $7.00

775. Dyer. $7.00
No cachet, addr, block $2.00 Single $1.50

776. Texas, Anderson. $10, No cachet, single, addr SOLD

776. Block, color label, air env. Nice! SOLD

777. Kapner. $7.00
No cachet, addr, block $2.00

778. TIPEX, Linprint. Rare! $25.00

778a. Rice. Set of 4, SOLD

778b. Rice. Set of 4, SOLD

778c. Rice. Set of 4, SOLD

778d. Rice. Set of 4, SOLD

778. TIPEX, No cachet. $8.00

782. Kapner. $12.00
No cachet, addr. $2.00

782. Arkansas, block of 4, Kapner. $15.00

783. Kapner map, Lewiston, ID. SOLD

783. Unknown, Astoria, OR $8.00

783. Whitman stamp, Walla Walla, $8.00

783. Whitman rubber stamp, block. $10.00
783 No cachet, typed addresses (no illustrations)
Daniel, WY single SOLD, block $2.50
Missoula, MT single $2.00, block $2.50
Lewiston, ID single SOLD, block $2.50
Astoria, OR , block $2.50

784. Planty #38, unk. SOLD

784. No cachet, unaddressed. $3.00

789. West Point, Ioor. $5.00

794. Annapolis, Ioor. $5.00
Left: 789 & 794, Service Academies, with add-on FDC of Scott 2109, Vietnam, Nix. $10.00

788. Army - sample single stamp

794. Navy - sample single stamp
Left: set of 10, singles, no cachet, SOLD
Right: set of 9 (no 790), 5 blocks, 4 plate blks, typed addr, $25.00

786. Army - sample plate block of 4

792. Navy - sample block of 4

785. Set of 10, SOLD

786. Linprint.

787. (Part of set of 10)

788. (Part of set of 10)

789. (Part of set of 10)

790. (Part of set of 10)

791. (Part of set of 10)

792. (Part of set of 10)

793. (Part of set of 10)

794. (Part of set of 10)

792. 3¢ Navy, No cachet, typed addr, block. $2.00

795. Ioor. $8.00
No cachet, addr, block $2.00 Single $1.50

796. Pavois. $13.00
No cachet, addr, block SOLD Single SOLD

797. SPA, S/S, Ioor. $12.00

797. SPA, S/S, No cachet. $4.00

798. Kapner. $10.00
No cachet, addr, block SOLD Single SOLD

799. Wash Stamp Exc $8.00, No cachet, addr, block $2.00 Single SOLD

800. Laird. $13.00
No cachet, addr, block $2.00 Single SOLD

800. Wrong cachet. SOLD

801. Ioor. $12.00
No cachet, addr, block $2.00 Single SOLD

802. Fidelity. $7.00
No cachet, addr, block $2.00 Single SOLD

835. Constitution Ratification, Linprint. $8.00

835. Constitution Ratification, Farnum. $8.00

836. Swedes & Finns, Hobby Cover. SOLD

837. NW Territory, Cachetcraft. $12.00

838. Iowa, Wash Stamp Exch $9.00

852. Unknown, rare! SOLD

853. Staehle w/color label GE bldg. SOLD

853. Linprint, Wash DC 2nd day $5.00

854. Washington Inaug, Ioor. $8.00

855. Baseball, Ioor. Unaddressed. $25.00

856. Unknown. Nice! SOLD

857. Planty #15, unk. SOLD

858. 50th anniv statehood, Ioor. $8.00

In addition to the FDCs listed above, I have for sale virtually every FDC from 1940 to 1995. Most are on premium
cachets and many of the later ones are combination covers with up to 6 related stamps on the same cover. If you are
interested in a particular issue or subject, e-mail me and I'll send you scans of what I have.


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