Lot 276: 48+ White House Stamps & First Day Issue Covers
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [White House Stamps/First Day Covers] Over 48 Items. ++ Over 40 First Day of Issue Covers, many duplicates. Some standard-sized, many oversized envelopes/flyers. Mostly near fine. Stamps/envelopes and postmark dates are: Harry Truman Presidential Inauguration (2 postmarks: Apr. 12 and Aug. 24, 1945); Naval Aviation 1911/1961 stamp on a Dwight Eisenhower 71st Birthday envelope issued for the Fifth Anniversary of the Eisenhower Postal Society, postmarked Abilene, KS, Oct. 14, 1961); Eisenhower Centennial (Oct. 13, 1990); Mamie Eisenhower Centennial; John F. Kennedy memorial (Boston, May 29, 1964); Christening of the U. S. S. John F. Kennedy (Newport News, May 27, 1967); First Man on the moon stamp on 3 different FDC surfaces (each postmarked Jul. 20, 1969, 2 also postmarked Sep. 9, 1969); Grandma Moses (May 1, 1969); Organized Labor (Sep. 1, 1980); Santa Claus (Oct. 28, 1983); George Bush Presidential Library and Museum; Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace (July 19, 1990); Thomas Jefferson Monticello stamp (Apr. 13, 1993); FDC for Richard Nixon 32-cent stamp (Yorba Linda, CA, Apr. 26, 1995); White House Bicentennial (29-cent, Apr. 23, 1992); White House 33-cent stamp (Oct. 18, 2000); Chinese FDC with 3 different stamps (Mao, a horse, and children); Australian Hobart to Sydney Tail Ships Race (Hobart, Tasmania, Jan. 10, 1988, AU$1 stamp); Plant for a More Beautiful America (for planting along highways, Oct. 5, 1966); Beautification of America (Jan. 16, 1969); Eleanor Roosevelt Centennial stamp (in a flyer accompanying the stamps issue Oct. 11, 1984 rather than in true FDC form); Postcard only for the Fur Traders Descending the Missouri stamp (postmarked Saint Louis, May 4, 1990); envelope only for National Parks centennial 1872-1972 (without a stamp). ++ 4 6-cent stamps: Plant for more Beautiful Higways, Plant for more Beautiful Parks, Plant for more Beautiful Cities, Plant for more Beautiful Streets. Each stuck to black paper. Under glass. Not examined out of tiny frames. ++ 24 Ghana Independence Commemoration 6th March 1957 stamps. 2/-, 2d, 2 ½ d, and 4d. ++ Monaco postage stamp commemorating the bicentennial of American independence. 1,70. Orig 12mo sleeve. ++ 4 Bahama stamps. 6d. ++ 4 3-cent Canal Zone centennial stamps. 1955 at upper right. 1855 at upper left. Provenance: Rex Scouten Collection of White House Americana.