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6-21-22 – Lg. Ephemera, Stamp and Postcard Sale – Parsonsburg, MD

On-Line Only Auction Sale – Parsonsburg, MD!


Selling from the Estate of Albert Parker of Onancock, VA and several other consignors.


Personal Property located at: A&M Auction Facility, 8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD


Auction Held Online Only with bids ending:  Tuesday June 21st, 2022 Starting @ 5 PM


Over 200,000+ post cards Super Rare Scenes, late 19th Cent, 50 Important Civil War letters and Documents & much more! Postcards to include: Many Local MD, DE,VA Cards. Likely postcards from all 50 States and all over the World. Special Interests: Black Americana, Death/Executions, Hitler, Holidays & Special Occasion including Halloween, Humor, Military, Transportation, Mountains, Seashore, Ocean Liners to Row Boats, Greetings Cards, Bridges, Tunnels, Rivers & so much more.

      Personal Property Preview: Monday June 20th from 5 PM – 7 PM

Auctioneers Note: This sale is massive with something for every coin collector including. Please go to to register to bid and for a full catalog and more than 2,500 photos.    


Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted.

Order of Sale: We are starting with the better items in the first 300 or so lots. Post cards will be sold in groups from a few at 10 to as many as 1000 depending on the type. We will sell 25 lots of post cards, 25 lot of Civil War letters, another 25 lots of post cards, 25 lot of Civil War letters and then all Post Cards. As the Auction progresses the lots will get larger. The Foreign cards will be the last to go and will be sold in bulk. We don’t have an entire count yet but we have 781 binders in the Bulk Section. If you average 200 per binder that is 156K. At 250 per binder that is 195K. We will have 400-425 lots upon completion of the cataloging.


Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding will open soon! You will be able bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on Tuesday June 21st, 2022. 1 lot will end Approx. every 20-30 seconds. This Auction will feature a soft closing. If someone bids in the last minute before an item closes the bidding on that item only will be extended for 1 minute. This will give you a chance to bid again. This process will continue until one person stops bidding or doesn’t bid before the time runs out.


Civil War Letters: Civil War era letter to and from Isaac & Samuel Bullivant of NY. Isaac was born on the 5th of August 1841 in Willenhall, England to Joseph and Edith Bullivant. His Family immigrated to New York in 1842 per the 19oo Census. His younger Brother Samuel was born in 1944 in NY. The family is listed in Cochecton NY on the 1860 Census. At the age of 20 Isaac enlisted with New York’s 56th Infantry Regiment Company H, as a Private in the Union Army in Newburgh, NY on 14 Oct., 1861 and was discharged in 23 Dec., 1862 in Cumberland, MD due to Disability. He returned to his home in Cochecton, NY for 13 Months. Isaac then Re-enlisted on Jan. 29th, 1964 as a Private in New York’s 15th Heavy Artillery, Company M. He was promoted to Corporal. He Mustered out on 22 August, 1865 @ Washington, DC.  His younger brother, Samuel also enlisted and served in the Union Army. We have Approx. 50 letters to and from the young soldiers chronicling daily life during this very tumultuous time.

Issac fought in the following Engagements/Battles in Virginia Including: Wilderness, Laurel Hill, Todd’s Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haines Tavern, Jericho Mills, North Anna River, Totopotomoy Creek, Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, June 7, Norfolk Bust Road, Petersburg June 20, Weldon R.R. August 18, 19, 21 of 1964, Popular Grove,  Pebbles Farm, Hatchers Run, Raid on Weldon R.R. Dec 7 & 12, 1864, Hatchers Run Feb. 6th. March 30 + Five forks, Discharged Sept. 1865


Local Post Cards: Thousands of Local Postcards from many Cities, Towns & States from Maryland, Virginia & Delaware.

State Post Cards: We have P/C from most any state and locality imaginable. All the way from Maine to Florida, Texas to Montana and Ocean City MD to San Francisco, CA.

World Post Cards: We have P/C from North America to South America. England to Australia. Africa to Russia and everywhere in between. Includes the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Pacific, Africa and just about anywhere else you could imagine.

Rare Post Cards: Wonderful selection of Black Americana P/C. Hitler Post Cards. Post cards of Death and Executions.

Special Interest: Incredible selection of Vintage P/C including holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, St. Patrick’s Day, New Years Day & many others. Best Wishes, Greetings From, Wish you were here P/C. Humor P/C, Sweetheart/Courting P/C. P/C of Battleships, Airplanes, Trains, Submarines, Automobiles, Building, Scenic landscapes, bridges & rivers, Seashores to Mountain tops, Ocean liners to row boats.

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% Buyer Premium. All property is sold “As Is, Where Is”, and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value.

Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site on FRIDAY June 24th, 2022 from 12 PM – 6 PM. NO EXCEPTIONS. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. Items not picked up by 6PM on Friday June 24th, 2022 will be considered abandoned.

Shipping: A&M Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. We can transport items back to our facility from the Auction Pickup site and then deliver the item(s) to a shipper for you for a fee. You will pay the shipper directly for any and all costs associated with getting your items to you. Shipping has become very expensive. We have no control over the cost of shipping items. Please bid accordingly.

Personal Property Preview: There will be ONE open house preview date held on Monday June 20th from 5 PM – 7 PM.            



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