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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
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Modern Commemorative Plate Block Collection, 1942-2004. In fourteen White Ace albums, appears just about complete for the period, including premium items such as the 3c Chinese Resistance, some full panes including the Recalled Legends of the West sheet, also a binder of Regular Issues from the 1980s, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,100
United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Block Collection Balance. In seven binders, commemoratives go to 1930, regular issues to 1979, starts with the 1890 Small Banknotes (including top plate block of No. 221) and several Bureau Issues (some of these are represented by plate strips), Columbians include plate blocks to 4c and 10c strip of four, useful later commemoratives including Louisiana Purchase complete in plate blocks of four, nice range of Washington-Franklins, including 1c and 2c Bluish Paper, and a run of later regular issues, Air Post includes C1-C6 and C18, other Back-of-Book, loaded with items cataloguing hundreds of dollars each, and some over $1,000.00, mixed condition, some of the early blocks or strips with small faults or hinge reinforcing, generally Fine-Very Fine, the total catalogue value is substantial

E. 7,500-10,000
21,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Block Collection Balance. About 70, from 1890 to the 1920s, including 1890 Issue No. 223 bottom plate block of 12 (Scott Retail $3,170.00), 1894 Issue to 10c (No. 258), early Commemoratives such as 5c Trans-Mississippi and 4c Pan-American, Washington-Franklins including 1c on Bluish, 1922 Issue to $2.00, plus a $5.00 plate block of six, Back-of-Book, with Special Deliveries, No. F1, and Parcel Post to 25c, Mint N.H. RW9, some Mint N.H., condition is somewhat mixed, some of the higher cataloguing plates have faults (mostly small), Fine-Very Fine centering, our estimate takes into account condition, as many were valued at tiny percentages of their catalogue value, viewing is recommended

E. 4,000-5,000
10,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Block Collection. In two White Ace albums, Commemorative volume 1901-1944, starts with 1c Pan-American, includes four from the 1909 Issue, from 1919 onward it appears complete, including all of the better sets from the 1920s, Regular Issue volume 1922-1990, some better early such as the $1.00 1922 (No. 571), complete from 1931 onward, including all of the sets to the $5.00, also some coil plate number strips of three, all are in mounts, many Mint N.H., majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Block Collection, 1901-1959. On Minkus pages in two binders, includes 1c and 2c Pan-American, 1909 Commemoratives, a few Washington-Franklins, No. 579 with P.F. certificate, Commemorative sets from the 1920's and well-filled from 1930 onward, including the Presidential and Liberty series, Air Post including No. C18, other Back-of-Book, early issues generally lightly hinged, later issues with a high percentage of Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Blocks, Better Items. No. 289 imprint and plate no. pair (lightly hinged), 272 imprint and plate no. strip of three (Mint N.H.), No. 325 imprint and plate no. block of ten (Mint N.H.), plate blocks of six of Nos. 534, 558, 567, 569 (all Mint N.H.), and C2, C5 (lightly hinged), Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail $5,550.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Block High Quality Balance. In a Scott album, Regular Issues 1925-54, Commemoratives 1923-47, and a little Back-of-Book, these were picked for centering and freshness, so quality is well above what is normally found, includes a choice No. 575 with P.F. certificate, Presidential and Liberty series complete, useful Commemoratives from the 1920s and 1930s, while not containing any high cataloguing items, there are many choice and desirable plate blocks to be found, most Mint N.H. and Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Plate Block High Quality Balance. About 60, a few Washington-Franklins, majority from the 1920s and 1930s, including Commemoratives, Regular Issues, and Back-of-Book, highest cataloguing is No. 595 (no gum, P.S.E. certificate), others up to $400.00 catalogue value, a few Farley souvenir sheets, most (if not all) Mint N.H., condition much better than usually found, with many Very Fine and some Extremely Fine, including a couple modern with graded certificates, not counting No. 595, the rest catalogues over $2,500.00

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Commemorative Plate Block Collection, 1932-1987. In seven White Ace albums and one Minkus album, a few early premium items, high degree of completion from 1950 onward, adding up to a fair amount of face value, nearly all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
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Collections and Accumulations
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Exceptionally comprehensive and valuable balance of the William H. Gross Plate Block collection, with issues from 1895 to 1931

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Balance of the William H. Gross Collection of Plate Blocks, 229 plate blocks neatly arranged on stockpages, the most impressive feature is that they are nearly all top positions with a high percentage displaying wide selvage, emphasis is on Regular Issues, with strength in Washington-Franklin series, including a nearly complete run of the 1917-19 Perf 11 Issue, also an excellent showing of the 1922 Issue to the $2.00, better Air Post including the $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, and other Back-of-Book, centering varies slightly, though many are Very Fine or Extremely Fine, many also Mint N.H., Scott value $69,090.00, a PDF and spreadsheet inventory of the entire collection are available from our website

E. 15,000-20,000
35,000
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