United States & Worldwide Postal History

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Germany. Dated 1912/12/06. Darmstadt Flugpost Rhein Main cds ties 10pf semi-official "goose" (Michel I) & 5c Germania (#67) on real photo post card of the Grossherzog von Hessen/Grand Duke of Hesse.
Cover #86011 | Price: $50.00
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California
United States. CA. Los Angeles Westlake Station, CA. Los Angeles Co. (open 1910-1926). Dated 1913/08/26. Exposition slogan cancel (Bomar SF15-25J) (Williams LOS-9250) ties Scott Q2 with guide line at right on re-diredted cover to Germany. 2c postage paid the correct rate applied to steamers sailing directly between the U.S. and German ports.
Cover #83875 | Price: $90.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/05/27. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on 2c Liberty (#UX6) postal card to Germany. New York transit and Nuernberg cds at left.
Cover #67265 | Price: $30.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/08. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on double weight 10c entire (#U351) to Germany (Munich b/s).
Cover #67213 | Price: $270.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/12. Chicago double oval ties 8c Columbian (#236) on 10c Columbian entire (#U351) to Germany. Red four line "REGISTERED/AUG 18 1893/World's Fair Station,/CHICAGO, ILL." (Bomar C93-04) handstamp. Postage pays the 10c double weight rate + 8c registration fee. Blue Chicago received handstamp on back. The cover went through New York where a registry exchange label was applied.
Cover #67249 | Price: $475.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/07. Two Chicago ovals tie two 2c (#210) on a 10c registered entire (#U351) to Germany. The entire has been reduced at left and bottom and is open on two sides. It seems to all postal markings are present. There are two strikes (very uncommon) of the "REGISTERED/JUL 7, 1893/World's Fair Station,CHICAGO, ILL. handstamp (Bomar C93-04). There is a blue Chicago received h/s on the back. The cover went through New York where an exchange registry label was applied. Once in Germany the cover was forwarded.
Cover #67246 | Price: $225.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/13. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on 5c entire (#U350/w light stains) to Germany (Berlin b/s).
Cover #67214 | Price: $100.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/02. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 1c entire (#U348) to Germany (Aug 2nd Munich b/s). Sent undated as unsealed third class mail.
Cover #67236 | Price: $60.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/02. International machine (Bomar C93-12B) on 1c entire (#U348) to Germany (Aug 2nd Fuerth b/s). Sent undated as unsealed third class mail.
Cover #67237 | Price: $60.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/08/31. International machine (Bomar C93-12A) on 10c double weight entire (#U351) to Germany (Hamburg b/s).
Cover #67211 | Price: $150.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/04. American machine (Bomar C93-11B) on 5c double rate entire (#U350) to Germany (Apolda b/s). Chicago "T 2/25" hs (5c due) & blue German ms "40" (pfennigs collected).
Cover #67226 | Price: $135.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/10/30. Duplex closing day cds (Bomar C93-02) on 2c Liberty (#UY2 with unused reply card attached) to Germany. New York tranist at lower left. Message includes "the closing ceremonies have been done away with owing to the Mayor's death." This refers to the assassination of Chicago Mayor Carter Harrison, Sr. on Oct. 28th.
Cover #67261 | Price: $50.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/22. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 5c entire (#U350) to Germany (Braunschweig b/s).
Cover #67215 | Price: $90.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/11/29. American machine (Bomar C93-11A) on 2c entire (#U349) to Germany (Berlin b/s). Chicago "T 1/15" hs (3c due) & blue German ms "25" (pfennigs collected).
Cover #67225 | Price: $40.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/12/21. Duplex cds (Bomar C93-02) on unsealed 1c entire (#U348) to Germany.
Cover #67221 | Price: $150.00
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Nebraska
United States. NE. Omaha, NE. Douglas Co. (open 1871+). Dated 1898/11/07. Duplex "4" ties Scott 285 on UX14 postal card to Germany with receiving cds at lower left. 2c pays the post card rate. Reverse with New York transit & multi color illustration of the Agriculture Building at the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition. The card produced by the U.S. Postal Card Co..
Cover #84027 | Price: $150.00
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New York
United States. NY. Buffalo, NY. Erie Co. (open 1821+). Dated 1901/09/17. Two duplex "12" on unpaid cover to Germany. First duplex where a stamp would normally be, the second on the reverse ties a Pan-American label that seals the flap. Blue crayon around the seal indicates it was not accepted as postage. At left is a red Pan-American embossed logo with the "return in five days" crossed out (no return address on the cover). At lower left is a "SPOT 11" seapost cancel (Hosking TA/X18). Blue crayon "80" denotes 80pf (20c) due from the addressee. 80pf equivalent to 10c double weight letter & 10c penalty. The cover shows an indent at the top that indicates enclosures adding weight. At lower left on the reverse is a 28 Sept. JNGOLSTADT receiving cds.
Cover #84057 | Price: $275.00
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