Sale 1028 — The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part Three: 1902 and Later Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 20 September, 2012

Category — Balance Lots from the Natalee Grace Collection

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
511
 
Sale 1028, Lot 511, Balance Lots from the Natalee Grace CollectionImperforate Pairs Balance (408-409, 481-482, 483-484, 575-577). Large to huge margins, deep rich colors, few different cancels incl. wavy-line machine, duplex, boxed handstamp, four with vertical guide lines between stamps, Extremely Fine and desirable group

68
190
512
 
Sale 1028, Lot 512, Balance Lots from the Natalee Grace CollectionUsed Booklet Panes Balance. 20 intact panes (two on covers), incl. Nos. 405b (with plate no. 6076), 406a (part arrow at right), 424d, 425e with plate no. 6702, 462a, 463a, 498e with plate no. 8948, 499e with plate no. F11777, 501b, 502b, 552a, 554c, 632a, 634d with plate no. 19200 at lower left, 720b, 804b, 806b and 807a, range of cancels incl. registry ovals, duplex, few machine, better condition than normally seen but still with few imperfections, overall a Fine-Very Fine and desirable group, it is very difficult to assemble a collection of used booklet panes with intact tabs

535
1,600
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513
 
Sale 1028, Lot 513, Balance Lots from the Natalee Grace CollectionBalance of the Natalee Grace Collection of Used United States Stamps. Scott National album containing used stamps, starting with Pilgrim Tercentenary (Scott 548-550) and continuing thru 1944-46 Issues (Scott 935), also with John Paul Jones Issues (1789 and 1789A), among the many highlights are the 2c and 3c Commemoratives, 1938 Presidential to the $5.00 incl. No. 832c, Famous Americans, Overrun Countries, Farley souvenir sheets, National Parks Issue, nice group of coil joint line pairs, each stamp has been dipped and vetted before inclusion in the collection and each has been selected for superior centering and overall appeal, hundreds of hours were spent assembling this group

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A PHENOMENAL COLLECTION BALANCE OF USED 20TH CENTURY ISSUES. ASSEMBLING A COLLECTION OF THESE ISSUES IN SUCH HIGH QUALITY IS AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT FEAT.

Those contemplating collecting these issues in superior used condition are strongly urged to consider this collection. We are confident that many would grade very highly.

E. 5,000-7,500
4,250
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