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Lot #3621


1910-66 United States Boy Scout collection of postal history, 100 covers and cards, with many better, rare and quite valuable items, starting with Treasure Island Camp Philadelphia Boy Scouts of America R.F.D.1 Pipersville, 1914 Scout picture postcard, 1915 Fred Spurgin ppc, 1916 Scout Gum Company cards, 1916 W. D. Boyce cover (founder of the Boy Scouts of America), other covers from various Scout Camps in the 1920s, Council cachets, one signed by Dr. James E. West, chief Scout Executive, early flights and Scout advertising covers, interesting labels, cachets, two Byrd Expedition covers signed by Paul Siple (an American Antarctic explorer and geographer who took part in six Antarctic expeditions, including the two Byrd expeditions of 1928-1930 and 1933-1935, representing the Boy Scouts of America as an Eagle Scout), 1953 hand-painted cachets, two 1957 FDCs, each signed Richard Nixon (as vice president), 1959 cover with Russian Scout label, 1960 FDC signed Norman Rockwell, original photograph signed Lady Baden

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