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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1342
 
United States Collection. 1861-1940, hundreds of different used and unused stamps on pages, starts with 1861 Issue incl. 12c with red Supplementary Mail cancel, 5c Red Brown with red circular datestamp, also other better values, complete used F Grills to 90c, 1869 Pictorials to 30c, couple better Bank Note Grills, complete other Large Bank Notes with unused original gum, Nos. 208 and 217, and a plate no. pair of No. 215, also original gum, 1890 complete virtually all unused incl. 10c-90c, Columbian complete used less $4.00, used $2.00 1894 and complete mixed used and unused 1895, 20th Century with Pan-Americans, 1902-03 unused to 13c, used 15c-$5.00, Washington-Franklins with some better incl. 1914-15 Perf. 10 Single Line set to 50c, imprint and plate no. block of 20 of No. 470, used 523, 1922-25 complete to $5.00, unused White Plains Souvenir Sheet, Kans.-Nebr. Ovpts, Air Post complete less 1930 Graf Zeppelins and a scattering of other back-of-the-book, somewhat mixed condition, still vast majority Fine-Very Fine, valuable collection

E. 5,000-7,500
12,500
1343
og
19th & 20th Century U.S. Collection. Leuchtturm hingeless album pages of unused stamps, incl. Nos. 189, 268-270, 284, 300-309, 331-339, 372-382, 415-416, 418, 420, 422, 424-435, 438-439, 474-476, 479 (2), 480, 500, 506-518, 546, 547, 551-573, 630, Air Post incl. Nos. C1-C6 and C18, Special Delivery incl. Nos. E1-E7, Parcel Post incl. Nos. Q9-Q12, some flaws to be expected, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
8,000
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1344
 
U.S. Collection. Hundreds of stamps and some covers, incl. Scott National Album with better such as used Nos. 1, 2 (defective and not counted), 22-23, 28, 32-33, 36-38, 67, 71-72, 112-121, fair showing of Bank Notes, $2.00 and $4.00 Columbian, 261A, 1895 complete to $5.00, $1.00 Trans-Mississippi, 311-312, 404, decent Washington-Franklins, 523, Unused with White Plains Souvenir Sheet, also second volume with scattering of Revenues and other Back-of-the Book, some blocks and plate blocks with few better Air Post noted, the covers are virtually all First Days with a few better Foreign mixed in such as Liechtenstein 1932 15r-1fr Air Post set cover and Germany 1932 4pf-40pf Buildings Semi-Postal Set First Day and a signed 1933 J. Erroll Boyd Miss Columbia cacheted flight cover with U.S. and Haitian franking, finally two Foreign stamp volumes with scattered issues, we do not note anything special although there may be a few better here and there, mixed condition, still a valuable and useful lot

E. 3,000-4,000
6,250
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1345
 
United States Collection. Five somewhat sparsely populated albums of U.S. and few foreign singles plus an album stuffed with approx. 90 3c-5c mint sheets, used highlights include 10c, 12c and 24c 1869 Issue, several values of 1902 Issue, various Washington-Franklins, 1922 Issue to $5.00, revenues and telegraphs, unused highlights include Columbians through the $1.00 value (last no gum), Trans-Missisippi set to 50c value, Pan-American, Louisiana Purchase and Jamestown sets complete, Airmail Nos. C1-C3, others, condition mixed but some useful material is present

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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1346
og
20th Century Collection. 1922-73, Liberty Album of unused stamps, several better incl. Nos. 551-573, 578, 579, 595, nice showing of later issues incl. Farleys, mostly Mint N.H., fresh and Fine-Very Fine, far better quality than usually found, two with P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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1347
 
19th & 20th Century Accumulation. 44 unused and used stamps, incl. unused Nos. 233, 235-238, 287-289, 296-299, Q6, Q12, few Washington-Franklins, generally mixed condition, few Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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1348
 
19th & 20th Century Accumulation. Approximately 185 unused and used stamps, incl. used Nos. 1, 68-70, 71, 73, some better Grills, 115-119, 121, 240-242, 244, 285-292, also incl. unused Nos. 11A, 229, 238, 239, 240, 285-290, 294-299, 309, 323-330, 397-400A, 401-403, 480, 524, 658-679, C4-C6, C18, E7, few other better, generally mixed condition but few stand out and are worth close inspection

E. 2,500-3,000
4,500
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1349
og
19th Century Balance. 1857-90, thirteen unused stamps, incl. Nos. 24, 205, 207, 210, 213, 214, 215, 219, 220, 221, 224, 225 and 226, few Mint N.H., others lightly hinged with perhaps one regummed, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail of $1,315.00 as hinged does not adequately reflect its value as many catalogue multiples as Mint N.H., three with certificates

E. 750-1,000
950
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1350
 
19th & 20th Century Balance. 17 unused and used stamps, incl. used No. 85, unused Nos. 116, 117, 127 (2), 242 (2), 245 (2), 292 (2), 293, 480 (3), 524 and 832b, most 19th Century without gum and catalogued as such, few flaws to be expected, overall Fine

13,115
4,000
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1351
og
19th Century and Commemorative Balance. 14 stamps, several better incl. unused Nos. 218, 245, 291-293, mostly disturbed original gum, also incl. unused set of Pan American Issue (no gum) and used No. 17, small faults to be expected but several are sound, Fine-Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as mix of original gum, no gum and used more than $6,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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1352
 
19th Century Used Balance. Six stamps, Nos. 17 with sheet margin at right, 30, 85B, 92, 100 and 120, mixed condition with flaws throughout, still a useful group

5,570
800
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1353
og
Graded Stamp Balance. Eight items with current P.S.E. certificates, incl. four Mint N.H. No. 573 (70 and three 75's), 298 (85NH, 80OGph), 400A (80NH, 75NH), Very Fine group,, SMQ value with 75's rounded down to 70

1,115
750
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1354
ng
19th & 20th Century Unused Balance. Four singles, Nos. 71, 117, 209 and 241, mostly no gum or regummed, also incl. No. 373 left imprint and plate no. block of eight with private roulettes, all appear Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the rouletted item

2,525
1,300
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1355
og
Collection Balance. Hingeless album pages of unused stamps, incl. Nos. 323-325, 328-330, 399, 400A, 401-403, 547, 551-573, few booklet panes, many Mint N.H., most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,300
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1356
og
20th Century Balance. Plate blocks, singles and a few other assorted mostly on album pages or dealer approval cards, plate blocks incl. No. 371, unused incl. Nos. 219D, 237, 287-288, 312, 327, 357-358, 400A pair, 440, 477, C18, few other better, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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1357
 
Balance. Five used items, incl. Nos. 123, 182, 392, 1904a plate no. 3 strip of five and O32, most with certificates incl. first three reperfed (two with older clean cert.) and one as a fake (clean older cert.), a useful group

E. 400-500
325
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1358
bl
Used Blocks Balance. 22 blocks of four and a block of ten, incl. Nos. 146, 147, 178, 182, 186, 205, 209, 211, 215, 227, 229, 231-234, 283, 299, some flaws to be expected, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, these were acquired by the collector over many years and would be extremely difficult to assemble

3,193
1,100
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1359
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1359, Collections and Accumulations1922-38 Blocks and Plate Blocks (571/833), 1922-38 Blocks and Plate Blocks (571/833)1922-38 Blocks and Plate Blocks (571/833). Mint N.H. blocks, incl. bottom plate no. block of No. 571 (natural gum bends and creases), bottom plate no. block of 10 of No. 572 (6 stamps toned), rest are blocks of four incl. Nos. 571-573 with plate nos. at top, also plate no. blocks of four of 632-634, 635-642, 653, 684, 692-697, 698-701, 832-833, nice centering, Fine-Very Fine group

5,010
1,700
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1360
nh
Coils Collection. Two albums of Mint N.H. coils, mostly Transportation but with some others also included, few non-coil items also included on some pages such as some blocks of high-denominations (to $5.00) and few other odds and ends, overall Very Fine, worth inspection

E. 200-300
300
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1361
ogbl
20th Century Plate Block Collection. 1920-90, hundreds of items in three volumes, many better incl. Nos. 548-550, 614-623, 2c Reds, Bicentennials, 1931 Issue to 50c, 1938 Presidentials and 1953 Liberty to $5.00 and Famous Americans, apparently all others to 1990 present as well, complete Air Post from 1926 Maps on (less 1930 Graf zeppelins), incl. 50c Chicago Zeppelin and other better items, many of the later issue are in double rows across sheet, also some Plate Number Coil strips of three, much Mint N.H., overall a very neat and Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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1362
ogbl
20th Century Plate Blocks. 1907-70, four beautiful albums of unused plate blocks, incl. Nos. 328, 367-368, 370-371, 373, 537, 548-549, 561, 564, 614-616, 620-621, 622, 623, 648, 692-701, 832-834, 1053, Q3, many Mint N.H. incl. several of the better ones such as No. 561, couple small imperfections to be expected but condition is better than typical collections such as this, Fine-Very Fine, a very worthwhile collection, Scott Retail approximately

11,000
3,000
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1363
ogbl
Plate Blocks Balance. Five, incl. imprint, plate no. 165 and letter "PP" block of eight of 231, imprint and plate no. block of four of No. 285, imprint and plate no. block of six of No. 294, double plate no. and arrow block of eight of No. 620 and plate no. block of six of No. C4, some stamps Mint N.H., few slight imperfections, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,840
450
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1364
nhbl
20th Century Plate Blocks. 1926-30, 40 Mint N.H. plate blocks of the 2c Reds, duplication of Scott Nos. but not of plate nos., overall fresh and Very Fine, an attractive group

1,820
550
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1365
ogbl
Air Post Plate Blocks. Album pages and few stock pages of plate blocks, incl. Nos. C7-C12, C16-C18, C21, C22, C24, C25-C31, also incl. No. C10a, many Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
425
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1366
 
Balance. 19 items, incl. Nos. 69-E6b (removed from gray card backing), unused No. 233, rest are mostly used incl. Nos. 63 with red carrier cancel, 65 with star, 69, 391 pair, nice group of 1890 Issue with purple star cancels, few other interesting, few minor flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine, few Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
300
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1367
nhbl
20th Century Balance. Stock pages of mostly Mint N.H. odds and ends, few better incl. pane of 50 of No. C31, plate blocks of RW36-RW37, also RW32 block of four, remainder is from 1920's, overall fresh and Very Fine

2,000
550
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1368
P
Plate Proofs Collection. Over 125 different on pages, the majority are accounted for by a complete set of Officials on card, others incl. Nos. 3P4-4P4, four different 1861 on India paper, thirteen Large Bank Notes, set of 1890 on card less 2c Carmine and three of the large Newspapers on card, also five singles and block of four of 3c Plate Essay No. 79E25-c, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, also incl. original envelopes for the 5c and 10c 1847 Reproductions and three different Official Departments

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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1369
P
Plate Proofs on Card. Over 40 virtually all different, rich colors and generally large to huge margins, incl. Nos. 3-4, two 73, then mostly large Bank Notes and some Special Delivery and Postage dues plus three of the large 1865 Newspapers, all with mounting thins, some minor, virtually all appear Very Fine-Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
550
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1370
 
Cut Squares Collection. Perhaps a couple hundred items on pages, virtually all unused, incl. some better 1861, Reays and Plimptons, incl. some 20th Century but vast part of value in 19th, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
750
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1371
og
Savings Stamps Collection. On pages, incl. unused Nos. PS2 and PS5 cards, PS7 and PS9 plate no. blocks of six, other singles and plate blocks featuring Nos. WS4 (Mint N.H. but slight soiling) and WS5 with complete original gum with offset from a savings form, also a seldom seen $100.00 United States Defense Bonds Booklet with thirteen $1.00 stamps affixed within (three S4 and ten WS10), some Mint N.H. incl. better items, generally Fine-Very Fine, scarce lot

E. 500-750
1,400
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1372
og
Back-of-Book Collection. Album of unused stamps, incl. Nos. C1-C6, C10a, C18, later Air Post virtually complete, F1, E2, E3, E5, E7, E8, F1, QE1-QE4, JQ1-JQ4, also some Postage Dues, many Mint N.H., overall a fresh and Fine-Very Fine group, four with certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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1373
og
Back-of-Book Balance. Hingeless album pages of unused stamps, incl. Nos. C1-C6, C18, F1, few late Postage Due issues, virtually all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1374
og
U.S. Possessions Collection. Small lot on pages, incl. several better Canal Zone sets, Hawaii with red Provisional Ovpts. complete less the rare No. 61B and Philippines 1927-45 with attractive sets, noteworthy is a Mint N.H. block of four with plate no. of No. 357 and a Mint N.H. single of No. 445, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 400-500
500
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1375
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1375, Collections and AccumulationsPostal and Collector Forgeries, Postal and Collector ForgeriesPostal and Collector Forgeries. Six forgeries, incl. pair of Scott design Type A88 (similar to No. 248, defective), block of design Type A483, singles of design Type A815 and A815A (two, one imperforate) and block of design Type A924, interesting group

E. 150-200
250
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1376
nh
Postage. Three cartons of sheets, souvenir sheets, booklets and some blocks, mostly higher denominations, face value approximately

9,040
6,750
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1377
 
Ashbrook's Special Service. Complete run in set of three ring binders, the text is a good quality photocopy but the plates, which contain much of the value for the researcher, are original photos from the Ashbrook negatives, Very Fine and scarce set containing a wealth of information for the postal history collector

E. 400-500
450
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1378
 
Color Standards and Color Nomenclature by Ridgway. 1912, first edition, color plates & text are immaculate, just a couple of inconsequential cover nicks and one lightly dented corner, Very Fine and rare, the most sought after reference work concerning color, ex Grunin

E. 750-1,000
700
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1379
 
Better U.S. Literature Titles. Large banker box of better U.S. hardbound titles incl. Brazer Essays for U.S. Postage Stamps, Luff Postmasters' Provisionals (signed Luff), Piller New York Postmaster's Provisional, two vol. Ashbrook 1c 1851-1857 Issue, Neinken 1c 1851-1857 Issue (deluxe edition in slipcase), Remele Railroad Postmarks 1837-1861, Towle & Meyer Railroad Postmarks 1861-1886, Nathan The Pony Express, Weiss N.Y. Foreign Mail Cancellations, Ishikawa collection coffee table book, Brookman 19th Century U.S. Stamps (1947 edition, signed), P.F. Opinions Vols II-V (with extra Vol. II and I-V index volume), Dietz Handbook 1959 edition, Very Fine group with retail value approx. $1,600.00

E. 500-750
1,200
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1380
 
Classic Hardbound Name Sale Catalogs. Better name sales in house binding incl. Edward S. Knapp (three volumes plus preview), George Walcott patriotics, Siegel sales of Newbury U.S. (sale 6 is an original not a photocopy), Lilly U.S., Zoellner, Honolulu Advertiser (three volumes softbound in slipcase), one volume of great named Siegel sales from 1970's bound together (incl. Van Vlissingen/Waud, Braus, Schaffer, Country Gentleman, Glen Jackson, Neinken, others), binding solid throughout, one Knapp volume spine a bit faded, Very Fine group

E. 300-400
140
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