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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1284
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1284, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c 1851-57 Issues (7/38), 1c-30c 1851-57 Issues (7/38)1c-30c 1851-57 Issues (7/38). 21 stamps and one cover, incl. Nos 7, 9, 10A, 11A pair, 15 (four, one with green cancel, one on cover), 24 (incl. strip of three), 25, 26 (three), 30A, 32 (two) and 38, bright colors and most with attractive margins, several with small flaws that do not detract from appearance, Fine-Very Fine appearance throughout, four certificates accompany

3,581
1,200
1285
 
1c-12c 1851-56 Issue (7, 9, 12-17). Variety of cancels (No. 16 ms.), No. 13 in red, the No. 16 is recut at top, Pos. 74L, No. 14 thin, virtually all others trivial flaws not readily apparent, Fine appearing lot except both Nos. 9 and 17 with outstanding margins and Extremely Fine appearance

3,775
800
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1286
 
1c-12c 1851 Issue (7, 9-11, 13-15, 17). Mostly circular datestamps, No. 10 in red, margins nearly all around, few large, overall Fine lot

E. 300-400
425
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1287
 
1c-90c 1857-60 Issue (20, 22, 24-26, 28-33, 35-36, 35B, 37-39). No. 30 original gum, h.r., 39 unused (no gum), 37 ms. "X" cancel, others various handstamp cancels incl. five in red, two in blue, few slight faults, generally Fine or better

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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1288
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1288, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c 1861-68 Issue (63/98), 1c-30c 1861-68 Issue (63/98)1c-30c 1861-68 Issue (63/98). 31 stamps, range of better catalog numbers, incl. 1861 Issue Nos. 63, 68 (five), 69, 71, 76-77, most of the value is in the grilled issues incl. Nos. 85B, 86-88, 90, 92-94, 96-98 with some duplication, many stamps with wide margins and choice centering, a couple were submitted by the owner for grading but came back with small problems, range of cancels incl. colored, several with small faults that generally do not detract from Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, 8 certificates accompany

7,558
2,400
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1289
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1289, Group Lots by Issue1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112/123), 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112/123)1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112/123). 16 stamps and one cover incl. Nos. 112 (three), 113 (unused, regummed), 114 (two, one on merchant's corner card), 115 (four), 116 (three), 118-120, 123 (unused, no gum), margins clear to wide throughout, couple small faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine appearing, two certificates accompany

4,325
1,600
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1290
og
1c-50c Columbian (230-238, 240). 1c, 15c and 50c lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., rich colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, seven with certificates

2,038
1,200
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1291
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1291, Group Lots by Issue1c-50c Columbian (230-240), 1c-50c Columbian (230-240)1c-50c Columbian (230-240). Original gum, 10c and 30c slightly glazed, 15c h.r., few lower denominations potentially Mint N.H., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,412
450
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1292
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1292, Group Lots by Issue1c-50c Columbian (230-240), 1c-50c Columbian (230-240)1c-50c Columbian (230-240). Used short set to the the 50c value (less the 15c value), with extra 5c and 6c, also incl. original gum block of 1c, single of 3c and N.Y. Coin and Stamp Co. registered cover with two singles of 6c, used set with wide margins throughout, couple tiny flaws not readily apparent, almost uniformly Very Fine

537
225
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1293
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1293, Group Lots by Issue1c-$2.00 1894 Bureau Issue (246/263), 1c-$2.00 1894 Bureau Issue (246/263)1c-$2.00 1894 Bureau Issue (246/263). Used set incl. Nos. 246 (two), 249-250, 252, 255-256, 258-260 (three of No. 260), 261-262, also incl. unused Nos. 257 (original gum) and 263 (regummed), attractive margins and almost uniformly choice centering, couple small flaws incl. No. 261 small thin, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a fresh and attractive group, one 30c with 2004 P.F. certificate and $2.00 with 1995 P.F. certificate (sound)

4,975
2,000
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1294
ng
$1.00 Black, Ty. II, $2.00 Bright Blue (261A-262). Former disturbed original gum, small stains on back; latter unused (regummed), filled thin, Fine appearance

3,300
425
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1295
og
2c-15c 1895 Bureau Issue (266/274). Five items, incl. horizontal pair Nos. 266-267, Mint N.H. imprint and plate no. strip of three of Nos. 267 (pinhole) and 270, Mint N.H. No. 268, No. 274, nice centering throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

682
250
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1296
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1296, Group Lots by Issue1c-15c 1898 Bureau Issue (279-284), 1c-15c 1898 Bureau Issue (279-284)1c-15c 1898 Bureau Issue (279-284). 15 stamps, two used (1c and 6c values), remainder original gum or Mint N.H., incl. Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. strip of three of No. 281, singles of No. 282a and 282C (clear P.S.E. certificate), bottom part imprint single of No. 284, several others, nice centering throughout, one reperfed, overall Very Fine set

1,194
1,000
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1297
og
1894-98 Bureau Issues. 27 unused stamps, many Mint N.H. incl. Nos. 247, 250, 256 (toned spots), 264, 265, 267, 270, 273, 279 (tear), 279B, 280, 281, some lightly hinged incl. Nos. 246, 248, 253, 255, 257, 258, 266, 268, 269, 272, 274, 282, 282C, 283 and 284, fresh colors, overall Fine-Very Fine, few are really quite nice

3,248
1,500
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1298
og
1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). 1c thru 4c and 10c Mint N.H., 50c with imprint selvage at bottom, bright colors, 8c reperfed, others Fine-Very Fine, 50c with 2000 A.P.S. certificate

1,930
900
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1299
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1299, Group Lots by Issue1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291), 1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). 2c, 5c and 10c Mint N.H., others original gum, rich colors, 4c natural gum crease, couple reperfed, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,880
425
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1300
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1300, Group Lots by Issue1c-$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-292), 1c-$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-292)1c-$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-292). Used set less the 50c value (extra 10c), various cancels incl. duplex, machine, cork, registered, most with nice centering, couple tiny flaws incl. $1.00 with light crease, Fine-Very Fine

832
350
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1301
 
1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). 33 used stamps, incl. three 1c, four 4c, two 5c, three 10c and one 50c, others 2c, wide range of cancels incl. star, oval town, 10c with purple, several with Boonville N.Y. straightlines, few small flaws to be expected, overall centering is nice, interesting group

E. 200-300
170
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1302
nh
1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Mint N.H., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine set, 4c, 5c and 10c with P.F. certificates

1,052
375
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1303
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1303, Group Lots by Issue1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). 10c Mint N.H., others lightly hinged (8c regummed), well-centered with fresh colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, two certificates accompany

667
250
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1304
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1304, Group Lots by Issue1c-10c Pan-American (294-299), 1c-10c Pan-American (294-299)1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). 4c lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., 4c with Brown plate no. at top, 5c with part arrow at top, Very Fine set

937
350
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1305
nh
2c Pan-American (295). Six singles and two pairs, Mint N.H., nicely centered throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

425
200
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1306
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1306, Group Lots by Issue1c-$5.00 1902 Issue (300/313), 1c-$5.00 1902 Issue (300/313)1c-$5.00 1902 Issue (300/313). 20 stamps, unused incl. Nos. 300-304, 304 block of four, 306-310, couple stamps Mint N.H., used incl. Nos. 306, 309-313, almost all with wide margins, couple small flaws incl. one regummed and $5.00 with tiny repaired tear, one used $1.00 with small tear (Gem appearing and still graded VF 80 by P.S.E.), most stamps sound, Very Fine appearing and nice quality group, three certificates accompany

2,614
1,300
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1307
og
1c-13c 1902 Issue (300-308, 314, 319, 320). All except 6c, 10c and 13c Mint N.H., deep rich colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine group

855
375
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1308
ogbl
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1308, Group Lots by Issue1c-15c 1902 Issue (300-308), 1c-15c 1902 Issue (300-308)1c-15c 1902 Issue (300-308). Blocks of four, 4c with imprint at right, h.r., Fine-Very Fine

2,517
750
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1309
og
1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown (323-330). Nos. 327 and 330 lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., 10c with imprint selvage at bottom, No. 328 with plate no. 3541 selvage at bottom, Fine-Very Fine

975
350
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1310
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1310, Group Lots by Issue1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, 1c-5c Jamestown (323-330), 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, 1c-5c Jamestown (323-330)1c-10c Louisiana Purchase, 1c-5c Jamestown (323-330). Complete sets, most lightly hinged, 2c Jamestown Mint N.H., nicely balanced margins throughout with a couple exceptionally well-centered, also incl. used No. 327 and extra No. 330 (regummed), overall Very Fine, one certificate accompanies

595
550
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1311
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1311, Group Lots by Issue1c-$1.00 1908-09 Issue, 1c-2c 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (331-347, 357-358), 1c-$1.00 1908-09 Issue, 1c-2c 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (331-347, 357-358)1c-$1.00 1908-09 Issue, 1c-2c 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (331-347, 357-358). 29 stamps on stock cards, unused incl. Nos 331-336, 338-342 (couple Mint N.H.), 343-347 Mint N.H. pairs, 357-358 (1c Mint N.H.), used stamps incl. Nos. 331, 332 (one P.S.E. graded 95J), 334, 338, 341, wide margins throughout with several exceptionally well centered, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a choice group with numerous attractive stamps, two certificates for blocks accompany

1,845
1,400
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1312
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1312, Group Lots by Issue50c-$2.00 Washington-Franklin Issues, 50c-$2.00 Washington-Franklin Issues50c-$2.00 Washington-Franklin Issues. Used set incl. Nos. 342 (precancelled, P.S.E. XF 90), 421-423, 440, 477, 460, 478-480 and 523, wide margins and nice centering throughout, $2.00 a bit oxidized, overall fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, No. 342 and 477 with certificates

833
550
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1313
og
Washington-Franklin Balance (341/533). Eight stamps, consisting of Nos. 341, 342, 500, 505, 396 pair and 533 pair, original gum, couple Mint N.H. incl. Nos. 500 and 533, No. 341 regummed, couple small flaws incl. No. 342 reperfed, Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,230
700
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1314
og
Washington-Franklin Balance. Album pages of unused stamps, incl. Nos. 331-341, 343-347, 357, 369-373, 374-384, 405-407, 414-420, 423, 424-439, 461, 462-466, 468-469, 471-476, 478, 506-518, 519, 528A, 533, 546, 547, also some coils incl. Nos. 445, 446, 453 and 459, a far higher percentage than usual are Mint N.H., some have very nice centering and may grade highly, overall Fine-Very Fine, eighteen with certificates, we did not attempt to catalogue by taking into consideration Mint N.H. stamps and to catalogue this any other way would not do justice to its true value, we have therefore conservatively estimated this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
5,500
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1315
ogbl
2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Four blocks of four and block of eight, 16 Mint N.H., twelve natural s.e, virtually all Fine-Very Fine incl. a couple really nice ones

3,360
1,300
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1316
ogbl
2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Five blocks of four, 16 stamps Mint N.H., six with natural s.e., Very Good-Fine

3,040
900
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1317
ogbl
2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Two horizontal blocks of eight with left selvage, 14 stamps Mint N.H., Very Good

2,700
750
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1318
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1318, Group Lots by Issue8c-15c 1910-11 Issue (380-382), 8c-15c 1910-11 Issue (380-382)8c-15c 1910-11 Issue (380-382). One of 8c, two each of 10c and 15c, one 10c with plate no. selvage at top, vivid colors, nice centering, Very Fine, three clear P.F. certificates accompany

790
750
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1319
og
1c-10c Panama-Pacific (397-400, 401-404). Nos. 400 and 404 lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine, the 10c with certificates

1,730
850
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1320
ogbl
2c-30c 1912-17 Issues (406-407, 414-420). Blocks of four, some h.r., also incl. blocks of four of nos. 434 and 470, mixed centering, Very Good-Fine

3,008
800
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1321
og
2c Pale Carmine Red, Ty. I (461). Thirteen singles and block of four, thirteen Mint N.H., one thin and couple with natural gum creases, otherwise Very Good-Very Fine, a scarce group of genuine examples

4,785
1,500
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1322
bl
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1322, Group Lots by Issue1917-38 Dollar-Value Used Blocks (480/834), 1917-38 Dollar-Value Used Blocks (480/834)1917-38 Dollar-Value Used Blocks (480/834). Seven blocks of four and single block of six, incl. two blocks of No. 480 (one with plate no. selvage), blocks of Nos. 524, 547, 572 (with plate no. selvage), 573 (block of six), 833-834 (both with arrow and double plate no.), couple small flaws, overall Fine-Very fine, Scott Retail more than $1,100 not including Nos. 833-834 which are listed but not priced

E. 500-750
400
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1323
nhbl
6c-13c 1917-19 Issue (506, 512-513). First and last blocks of four, 12c horizontal pair, Mint N.H., fresh colors and choice centering, Extremely Fine lot

234
180
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1324
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1324, Group Lots by Issue$2.00, $5.00 1918-20 Issues (523-524, 547), $2.00, $5.00 1918-20 Issues (523-524, 547)$2.00, $5.00 1918-20 Issues (523-524, 547). No. 523 lightly hinged, No. 524 natural gum creases and guide line at top, No. 547 h.r., all three with choice centering, the $5.00 is a Jumbo, Extremely Fine, No. 523 with 1981 A.P.S. certificate

855
650
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1325
nh
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1325, Group Lots by Issue2c-3c 1918-20 Offset Issue, Imperforate (533-534A, 535), 2c-3c 1918-20 Offset Issue, Imperforate (533-534A, 535)2c-3c 1918-20 Offset Issue, Imperforate (533-534A, 535). Mint N.H., incl. pair of No. 533, blocks of 534-534A and 535, the 534 block with sheet margin and arrow (natural gum creases and bends), 535 block with bottom selvage, large margins throughout, Very Fine

887
475
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1326
nhbl
-1/2c-30c 1922-25 Issue (551/569). 32 mostly Mint N.H. plate blocks, incl. Nos. 551 (4), 552, 555, 556, 557, 558, 560, 561 (2), 563 (3, shades), 564 (5, incl. both star types and one without star), 565, 566 (4), 567 (3), 568 (2), 569 (4), few minor imperfections but most are Very Fine, better quality than usual

9,222
3,000
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1327
nhbl
5c-50c 1926-34 Issue (638/701). 24 mostly Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four, incl. Nos. 637 (2), 638, 639, 641, 642, 692, 693, 695, 696 (6), 697, 698 (3), 699 (2), 700 (2) and 701, better centering and condition than usual, mostly Very Fine

1,342
450
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1328
og
1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). No. 673 lightly hinged along one perf, all others Mint N.H., brilliant colors, No. 668 small natural paper wrinkle, Fine-Very Fine set, a few qualify as Extremely Fine, five with A.P.S. certificates from 2001 or 2002

1,054
400
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1329
nh
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1329, Group Lots by Issue1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679), 1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679)1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Mint N.H., brilliant colors, 6c Kans. small flaw, Fine set

1,071
325
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1330
nhbl
5c Kans. Ovpt. (663). Five Mint N.H. blocks of four, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

650
275
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1331
nhbl
5c, 9c Kans. Ovpt. (663, 667). Two Mint N.H. blocks of four of each, fresh, fabulous centering, Extremely Fine

820
450
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1332
nh
1c Nebr. Ovpt. (669). 37 Mint N.H. examples, nearly all in multiples, hand-picked for centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine lot

231
140
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1333
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1333, Group Lots by Issue10c 1885-95 Special Delivery (E1, E3, E5), 10c 1885-95 Special Delivery (E1, E3, E5)10c 1885-95 Special Delivery (E1, E3, E5). Original gum, few h.r., extra of No. E5, Fine-Very Fine

1,260
275
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1334
og
Postage Dues Balance. Two stock pages of unused stamps, incl. Nos. J3, JJ22, J25, J26, J46 (Mint N.H.), J53b, J55, few other better, overall Fine-Very Fine, three with certificates, Scott Retail over

1,500
450
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1335
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1335, Group Lots by Issue2c-$2.00 Offices in China (K1-K17), 2c-$2.00 Offices in China (K1-K17)2c-$2.00 Offices in China (K1-K17). Full set less No. K18, hinged to album page, couple small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

2,155
500
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1336
og
2c-60c Offices in China (K1-K4, K6-K11, K13, K8a). Fine-Very Fine

797
325
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1337
og
Valuable Newspapers and Periodicals Holding. Three-ring binder of mostly unused stamps, virtually all clearly identified, incl. Nos. PR9 (10), PR10 (8), PR11 (2), PR12 (7), PR16 (6), PR17 (3), PR18 (3), PR19 (2), PR22, PR28, PR35 (3), PR40-PR43, PR46, most other series also have duplication or solid showing of issues, centering varies as does overall condition

OVERALL FINE. A VALUABLE AND DESIRABLE HOLDING OF NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS ISSUES.

Seventeen with certificates. Scott Retail approximately

109,000
29,000
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1338
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1338, Group Lots by Issue1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling (Q1-Q12, JQ1-JQ5, QE1-QE4), 1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling (Q1-Q12, JQ1-JQ5, QE1-QE4)1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due, Special Handling (Q1-Q12, JQ1-JQ5, QE1-QE4). Complete sets of each hinged to album pages, several well-centered, Fine-Very Fine

1,450
375
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1339
og
1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, Parcel Post Postage Due (Q1-Q12, JQ1-JQ5). H.r. except $1.00, No. Q6 thin, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, $1.00 beautiful large margins

1,422
425
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1340
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1340, Group Lots by Issue1c-$1.00 Parcel Post (Q1-Q12), 1c-$1.00 Parcel Post (Q1-Q12)1c-$1.00 Parcel Post (Q1-Q12). Few h.r., most lightly hinged, 4c faulty corner (catalogs $35.00, not counted), others well-centered, several especially so and several with choice large margins, 10c minor margin gum soak, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,055
550
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1341
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 1341, Group Lots by Issue1c-75c Parcel Post (Q1-Q4, Q6-Q11), 1c-75c Parcel Post (Q1-Q4, Q6-Q11)1c-75c Parcel Post (Q1-Q4, Q6-Q11). All except No. Q8 Mint N.H., bright colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,715
850
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