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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — U.S. Stamps: Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1694
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1694, U.S. Stamps: Collections and AccumulationsAppleton Postage Stamp Album, Appleton Postage Stamp AlbumAppleton Postage Stamp Album. Published by D. Appleton & Co., title page "Album for Postage and Other Stamps, American and Foreign. MDCCCLXIII" (1863)," cover is dark brown with hubbed spine and gilt decorations, 208 pages with gilt edges, all stamps removed, significant cover edge and corner wear, first few pages including title page detached and with broken edges, some page thinning from removal of hinges, still a collectible and rare early stamp album, a smaller edition was published in Dec. 1862, with two copies known to exist (one in green, the other in red), twelve copies of this edition were reported in the American Philatelist (Mar. 1988) and probably no more than 20 exist

E. 500-750
0
1695
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1695, U.S. Stamps: Collections and AccumulationsThe Stamp Galop, The Stamp GalopThe Stamp Galop. Attractive five-page folio of music composed by Arthur O'Leary of Boston and published by Oliver Ditson & Co., front page consists of lithographs of 43 stamps from around the world incl. U.S., Hawaii, Hong Kong, British Guiana, Trinidad, Ceylon, German States, Cape of Good Hope and others, published in 1864, some slight wear along left edge and few age spots, generally fresh and Very Fine, The Stamp Collector's Magazine of Feb. 1, 1863 mentions a British version as "The most successful of the season, and nightly encored, The title page is beautifully embellished in Colours, with postage stamps of foreign nations, Sent free for twelve stamps"

E. 1,000-1,500
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1696
 
Collection and Accumulation. Carton with perhaps several thousand mostly unused stamps, from 1851 to about the mid-1950's, wide range of issues with many better in small quantities, incl. Regular Issues, Commemoratives, Air Post, Special Delivery, better Cut Squares, Hunting Permits, some CSA General Issues, better items including Nos. 3, 40, F Grills complete, dollar-value Bureaus, Pan-Americans, 1902 Issue with values to $1.00, Washington-Franklins including some coils, small quantity of C1, other Air Post with C13, also a few certificates, mixed quality but a substantial amount of quite useful material and much Fine-Very Fine, a valuable lot for which we recommend careful viewing

E. 15,000-20,000
14,000
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1697
 
United States Regular Issues and Back-of-the-Book Collection, 1847-1934. Largely complete on 1934 Nicklin pages, incl. Nos. 1 (on piece tied by manuscript "x" and blue "5" in oval), 7, 14, 17, 28, 33, 36B, 37-39 (last unused), 1861 with 69-72, 75 vertical pair, 78 Shield cancel, 1867 E Grills complete (1c unused original gum), 1869 Pictorials complete less 15c Ty. I, 1870-88 Large Bank Notes with some grills, virtually all others with four 90c values (the No. 218 original gum), about ten others original gum, 1890 mostly unused, mostly unused 1894-95 Bureaus with No. 262 original gum, 276A and 278 unused, 1902 with six values from 3c-15c unused and $1.00-$5.00 used, pretty good showing of Washington-Franklins with better as Nos. 331-340, 357, 374-381, 407 bottom plate no. strip of three, 414-420 (416 used), 422, 424-439 (with shades), 468-476 (10c and 12c used), 479-480, 467 and 505 single errors in blocks of nine, latter extraordinarily well-centered, 506-518, 523 (Mint N.H.), 524, 547, Kans.-Nebr. ovpts and more, Back-of-the-Book with complete Air Post (all unused except Nos. C13-C15), few Parcel Post, etc., also small section of coils, some of the early ones questionable, somewhat mixed condition and/or centering, especially among the early issues, otherwise generally Fine, valuable "old time" collection

E. 10,000-15,000
11,500
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1698
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United States Unused Collection, 1851-1959. Extensive and valuable collection housed in a Scott National album, sparse coverage until 1879 with lower values and a few used in the early issues, collection begins in earnest with the 1888 Bank Notes and beyond with virtual completeness less the rarities and a few of the highest denominations, Small Bank Notes complete to 90c less the 30c, including Mint N.H. Nos. 227 and 229, Columbians complete to $5.00, dollar values original gum or disturbed gum, 1894 unwatermarked Bureaus complete to 50c, watermarked 1895 Bureaus including the $1.00 Ty. I and $2.00, 1898-99 issue complete, Trans-Mississippi and Pan American issues complete with original gum, 1902 issue to the $1 plus 5c No. 315, Louisiana Purchase including No. 327 block of four with plate no., 1909 Commemoratives and Panama Pacific issues complete, Washington Franklins virtually complete less the rarities, Bluish papers and 5c errors, virtually complete from 1922 Issue forward less White Plains sheet, spot checks revealed extremely high percentage of original gum on the better issues, some flaws to be expected and a few misidentified on the pages, also a few suspect coils, overall a Fine-Very Fine collection which could have yielded some individual lots but was kept intact to increase its desirability, worth review

E. 10,000-15,000
14,000
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1699
 
United States Unused Collection, 1851-1960. Extensive unused collection in three albums, begins with card proofs of 1847 issue, earliest stamps generally no gum or regummed, including Nos. 17, 35, 36B (original gum), 37-38, 63, 68-69, 71, 72S, 76, 78b, 112-117, 119, mix of hard and soft paper Large Bank Notes incl. Nos. 151 and 153, from Small Bank Notes (which are complete) forward generally original gum, Columbians through $2.00 ($1.00 no gum, $2.00 used) plus five values through 8c in imprint and plate no. strips of four, Trans-Mississippi through $1.00 (higher values no gum), other early commemoratives to Panama Pacific and later include a number of plate no. strips and plate blocks, 1895 Bureaus including Nos. 275-276, 1902 issue to 50c, Washington-Franklins Perf 12 including dollar values, Perf 10 through 30c, several Perf 12 coil singles, 1922 issue to later issues including White Plains sheet, Kansas-Nebraska, Presidentials in plate blocks through $2.00, 2c Reds in plate blocks, Back-of-Book includes much Air Post in plate blocks including Mint N.H. No. C18 top plate block (gum skips), C10a, Special Delivery mostly complete, Postage Due, Offices in China less K15, extensive Officials nearly complete less the high value items, Newspapers, Ducks mostly complete to 1956, Cut Squares, Confederates, U.N. etc., very mixed condition with faults to be expected throughout the older issues, many Fine appearing stamps, overall high catalogue value

E. 7,500-10,000
10,500
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1700
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United States Unused Accumulation. More than 120 dealer sheets with individual stamps or small groups, mostly unused with original gum, numerous better including Scott Nos. 241 (two unused, one used), 242 (two), 261 (two), 275, 327 (two), 341(two), 369 (three), 380 block of four, 400A, 404, 422, 423, 474, 505 (two), 519, 574, 595, large group of Air Post including C1-C6 and C18 with duplication, blocks of C1-C2, C4-C5, plate block of C4, some flaws to be expected but most of these were offered for sale individually with at least Fine appearance the norm

E. 4,000-5,000
5,500
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1701
 
Classic Accumulation, 1847-70. More than 400 stamps on manila stock cards with much duplication, many selected by owner for interesting cancels and varieties, range of issues from 1847 to later Large Bank Notes, a number of highlights incl. Nos. 1 (two), 12, 17, 28, 29, 30A, 36 or 36B (four), 38 (unused, no gum), 39 (unused, no gum), 1861 Issues with heavy duplication incl. many 63's (one vertical pair revenue use), 67, 69 (seven), 71 (ten), 72 (four), large number of 73's, 75 (three), 76 (eight), 78 (two), large group of Grills, 1869 Issue incl. lower values plus 15c (Ty. I and three Ty. II), 24c, 30c (two), 1c No. 123, Bank Notes through 30c incl. grills, many better cancels incl. carriers, express, foreign, revenue, red "Supplementary Mail", mixed condition with flaws or centering issues to be expected on the better stamps, many appear Fine, high catalogue value lot

E. 3,000-4,000
8,500
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1702
 
Certified Classic Accumulation, 1851-69. Approximately 28 used stamps, each on an individual stock card and accompanied by a recent P.F. or P.S.E. certificate, range of Scott Nos. from 7-121 with several better, mixed condition with faults to be expected but a few are sound including Nos. 116 and 120 (P.F. graded 75 and 70 respectively), generally Fine appearance

5,778
900
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1703
 
Used Collection, 1845-1902. Over 150 different arranged on stock pages, quite a number of notable better items incl. Nos. 9X1, 1, 2 Double Transfer Ty. A, 12, 16, 20, 27-28, 34, 38, 67, 72, 79, 83, 84, 95, 99-101, 118-122, Large Bank Notes with three 90c values, Columbians to 50c (less 30c) and a few Bureaus and 1902, mixed condition, Very Good-Very Fine appearance, high Scott Retail value

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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1704
 
Used Accumulation, 1847-1902. Well over 300 items arranged on stock cards, about 100 different in various quantities, incl. Nos. 1 (two, manuscript cancels), 2 (one with black town cancel, other manuscript cancel removed), 7 and 9 two each, 22, 29, 1861-66 with values to 90c, 1867 Grills to 90c, 1869 Pictorials complete less one 15c type, attractive 1c Re-Issue No. 123, good variety of Large Bank Notes, few 1890, Columbians complete to 50c less 30c and some Bureau Issues, very mixed condition

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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1705
 
Balance of U.S. Collection, 1870-1925. Over 50 different better, mostly unused, neatly displayed on two stock sheets, used incl. Nos. 138, 144, 189, 218, 277-278, 292, 311 and 523, unused incl. Nos. 179, 221, 226, 273 imprint and plate no. 302 strip of three, 275-276, 278, 284, 289, 300-312, 325, 341-342, 423, 440, 464, 478, 507 plate block of six, 518, 571 block of four, two C1, C6 and O80, mixed condition, still a number of sound attractive Fine-Very Fine included with a few better, eight certificates accompany, several, in our opinion, with incorrect opinions as Nos. 277, 464 and 478

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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1706
 
U.S. Stamp Accumulation, 1893-1950's. Large accumulation housed in 15+ albums, stock books and mint sheet files, both used and unused stamps, mostly 1908 forward, best volumes include one stockbook full of unused and used Washington-Franklin issues with values to $1.00 and coils, however most of the unused in this book is stuck down, Schaubek album with unused stamps 1926-47, stockbooks with Washington-Franklins including Rotary Press coils, singles and blocks, 1922-26 issues and Presidentials including blocks, later issues from 1930's-1950's in abundance including plate blocks and Air Post, some high denomination face, also mint sheet files with mostly 3c commemoratives, a couple of the stockbooks with unused stamps stamps stuck down but otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
5,250
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1707
 
U.S. Collection and Accumulation. Large carton as received, incl. Scott National album with some spotty classics in mixed condition, later used and unused to 1920, virtually all unused thereafter with 1922-25, 1938 and 1954 Regulars Issues complete to $5.00, Kans.-Nebr. Ovpts., Air Post with Mint N.H. C18 and few miscellaneous Back-of-Book, other material incl. Christmas Seals collection with specialized items and a stock, miscellaneous used accumulation, face value singles, blocks and sheets (perhaps $200.00) and six spiral bound stock books with over 5,000 used stamps, virtually all Nos. 212, 219 and 220, apparently unpicked for cancels, shades and varieties, might incl. some of the listed "cap" varieties on No. 220

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1708
 
United States Collection, 1847-2000. Scott National album and a stockbook with mostly used stamps until modern issues which are unused, including 5c and 10c 1847, group of 1857 and 1861 issues, 1869 including 15c Ty. II and 30c, Banknotes to 90c, Columbians to 30c, unused Pan Americans, good showing of Washington-Franklins, 1922 forward including Kansas-Nebraska, modern issues through about 2000, Back-of-Book, etc., very mixed condition on the early issues with faults ranging from small to defective, some Fine appearing

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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1709
 
United States Collection, 1847-1901. Mounted on album pages, all but last set used, incl. 5c and 10c 1847 issue, 1861 issue to 30c, 1869 with two 15c Ty. II and 30c, range of Banknotes issues, unused set of Pan American issue but two top values are stuck down, some others, very mixed condition with faults ranging minor to defective

E. 400-500
1,200
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1710
 
U.S. Commemoratives Collection. Mounted in a 1934 Grosset & Dunlap album, incl. used Columbians 1c-15c, 30c-50c and $2.00, Trans-Mississippi Issue complete, Pan-Americans, Louisiana Purchase, Panama-Pacific, later issues through National Parks incl. used and Mint N.H. White Plains sheets, some flaws to be expected on the higher value items, overall Fine, an attractive collection, Scott Retail more than $4,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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1711
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1711, U.S. Stamps: Collections and AccumulationsEarly 20th Century Commemoratives, 1901-1909, Early 20th Century Commemoratives, 1901-1909Early 20th Century Commemoratives, 1901-1909. Incl. Pan-American, Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown and the seven 1909 stamps, some Mint N.H. incl. Louisiana Purchase (all but 3c), Fine-Very Fine with couple nicer, 10c No. 327 with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four

E. 500-750
750
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1712
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U.S. Plate Block Collection and Accumulation. Housed in two stock books, covers 1922 to 1950's with duplication or varieties of plate nos. and positions within some issues, mostly Mint N.H. and showing a number of better items or sets, a sampling includes four of No. 559, ten of No. 565, 610-611, 620, three of No. 622, other 1922 issue plate blocks and range of 1926 Rotary Press issue, later issues including National Parks, Famous Americans, Overrun Countries, Liberty issue including No. 1053, etc., a fresh and Fine-Very Fine group

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1713
nhbl
Plate Block Accumulation. Hundreds of plate blocks housed on stock pages and in pocket files, most Mint N.H., huge range of issues with much duplication, generally covers 1920's to 1940's with a few later incl. two of No. 1053 (Scott Retail $250.00 each), a number of better blocks to be found incl. a handful from the 1922 Issue with a Mint N.H. corner margin block of the $1.00 showing plate no. (significant gum skips), large number of Presidentials through the 30c value with duplication, Very Fine, a worthwhile group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1714
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Plate Block Assortment. More than 40 plate blocks, range of issues, including Nos. 248, 285, 367, few Washington-Franklins, imperforate National Parks, Presidentials to 25c plus $1.00 and $2.00, 1053, C8, C11, C12, others, much Mint N.H., couple small problems but nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
700
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1715
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Coil Accumulation, 1908-29. Many hundreds of stamps in a stock book, singles, pairs, strips, guide line and joint line pairs, better items generally one or two pairs of each, less valuable in generally large quantities, for example No. 410 (48 pairs, three line pairs), 411 (seven pairs and five line pairs), 412 (28 pairs), 441 (44 pairs, one line pair), 452 (12 pairs), 455 (67 singles, two line pairs), 488 (20 singles), 489 (18 singles, six line pairs), 490 (22 pairs), 492 (ten pairs), 496 (100 singles, ten pairs), 497 (75 singles, one line pair), 599-601 lots of strips and line pairs, vast majority Mint N.H. with the majority Fine-Very Fine with occasional better, nice clean lot containing much useful material

E. 3,000-4,000
2,100
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1716
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Coil Joint Line Pair Collection. Stock pages with more than 1,000 joint line pairs, high level of duplication incl. approximately 175 of No. 1055a, 100 of No. 1057, more than 180 of No. 1059A, 75 plus of No. 1304 (the "unshaved Washington"), approximately 210 of the $1.00 No. 1305C, 75 of No. 1401, many others, unchecked for tagging, conservative Scott Retail for just the mentioned items and assuming the most common printing and gum variety more than $4,500.00

E. 750-1,000
700
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1717
nhbl
Mint Sheets. More than 500 sheets and some large multiples, stacked in envelopes with many as received from the Philatelic Agency in Washington, 3c-8c mostly with 35 or so in higher denominations, 1930's to 1970's including many 1930's commemoratives and a few better issues such as Overrun Nations, some Air Post, also Special Handling in margin blocks of 20 with four 10c, one 15c and one 20c, we note a few stuck together including the bottom stamps in the Special Handling blocks, overall Very Fine, approximate face $325.00

E. 200-300
1,400
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1718
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Face Value Accumulation. Hundreds of mint stamps, singles to complete sheets, generally 15c-33c denominations with a few $2.90 and higher, features 29c Legends of the West Error sheet in original P.O. envelope (No. 2870 with a Scott Retail of $275.00 without original envelope), also U.S. collection on pages with a couple slightly better items and some mostly used Duck Stamps, face value part over $375.00, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
550
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1719
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Unused 19th Century, 1857-93. Small lot of 17 better items, incl. Nos. 20, 63, 73, 102, 119, 121-122, 126, 147, 150, 179, 211, 213, 225, 235 and 237-238, several key items with original gum (h.r. or bit disturbed) incl. Nos. 20, 63, 102, 119, 121 and 126, No. 122 traces of original gum and bit faded (figured in our estimate as no gum), mixed condition and/or centering, fairly high Scott Retail value

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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1720
 
Classic United States, 1845-60. Small lot of 21 stamps (three unused), used incl. Nos. 9X1, 7, 9, 14-15, 18, 20, 22-23, 27-28, 29, 32-33, 36, 36B, 37-38, unused incl. Nos 24, 26 and 38 (3c original gum, other two traces of gum or no gum), mixed condition, also incl. No. 17 rebacked (not counted), Very Good-Very Fine appearance, four certificates accompany, one a photocopy

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1721
 
Dealer Certified Accumulation. Box with more than 130 items including singles and blocks, both used and unused, each on an individual stock card and accompanied by a recent P.S.E. or P.F. certificate (about 25 encapsulated), some graded including several 1940's graded Gem 100, issues range from Columbians to Back-of-Book with a few earlier, most are inexpensive and some are worth less than the cost of the certificate, but a few better as well including 10c 1856 Ty. I (13) 50c Columbian (240), $1.00 Washington-Franklins (342 and 423, latter used graded XF 90), range of condition which improves with later issues and Back-of-Book, an unusual dealer lot with all the work already done as well as a very substantial investment in certificates, our estimate does not reflect that cost, Scott Retail would be misleading as the faulty are worth a small fraction while the later Extremely Fine are worth a premium, as such viewing recommended

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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1722
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19th and 20th Century Balance. 24 unused stamps, incl. Nos. 98 (regummed), 573 and 658-679, first with faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, No. 573 with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF 90), Scott Retail approximately $3,000.00

E. 400-500
600
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1723
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Quality Graded Balance. Nine Mint N.H. stamps, each P.S.E. graded, incl. Nos. 370 (XF-Superb 95), 551 (Superb 98), 554 (XF-Superb 95), 563a (XF-Superb 95), 566 (XF-Superb 95), 567 (XF 90), 622 (XF 90), 623 (XF-Superb 95), 627 (XF 90 Jumbo), Extremely Fine-Superb group, total SMQ $973.00

E. 500-750
550
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1724
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Balance, 1919-64. Lighthouse album of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, incl. Nos. 548-550, 551-573, 578-579, 581-591, 614-616, 630, 658-679, Air Post incl. Nos. C1-C6 and C18, fairly complete for later issues, better condition than normally seen, fresh and Very Fine balance

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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1725
 
Small Used Balance, 1888-1933. 29 nearly all different, incl. two No. 218, 228, 294-299, 310, C1-C6, C18, E1, E3 and E7, all well-centered, also incl. seven unused CSA General Issues (7, 11-13), virtually all original gum and with large to huge margins, a very few others minor flaws, overall Very Fine-Extremely Fine lot

E. 400-500
650
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1726
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1726, U.S. Stamps: Collections and AccumulationsUsed Balance, Used BalanceUsed Balance. Four stamps, incl. Nos. 220, 250, 264 and J65a, first two graded 95J, No. 250 tiny corner crease but wide margins, J65a graded 98J, Extremely Fine group, each with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

E. 200-300
425
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1727
 
Miscellaneous United States Balance. Group of 30+ items, including stamps, proofs and a few forgeries, most interesting of the stamps are two "used" 90c 1860 with questionable cancels, both faulty, few Confederate Provisional items, range of essays and proofs including No. 11E3c, couple Lowenberg patent items, Justice card proofs, RS228TC in Black, also couple Carrier and Local covers, mixed condition, some appears Fine

E. 750-1,000
900
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1728
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Extensions Balance, Group of ten unused stamps, mostly original gum, offered as individual lots in sales past, most with clean older certificates and new certificates noting problems ranging from hinged to reperfed or other small flaws, including Nos. 114 (Mint N.H.), 156, 189, 190, 241 (regummed), 275 (hinged, sound, graded VF 80), 382 (hinged, sound, graded XF 90), 399 (hinged, sound, graded XF 90J), 477 (regummed, graded XF-Superb 95), E2, universally Very Fine-Extremely Fine or appear so, approximate Scott Retail counting No. 477 as original gum

3,500
3,250
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1729
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Extensions Trio. Three stamps offered as individual lots in sales past with clean older certificates and new certificates noting problems, incl. Nos. 307 (reperfed), J34 (Mint N.H., gum crease, graded VF 80), Q12 (regummed, graded XF 90J), Scott Retail with Q12 as original gum

1,300
750
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1730
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Extensions Duo. Two unused stamps, 10c Columbian (237), Mint N.H., balanced margins, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, 50c Parcel Post (Q10), lightly hinged, outstanding centering, tiny thin at top, Extremely Fine appearance, both with 2011 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded XF 90

575
225
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1731
 
Stamps Balance. Stock cards of mostly used stamps, incl. Nos. 12, 37, 69 (2), 72, 77, 78, 91, few Bank Notes, unused 71, mixed condition, few almost Fine

E. 600-800
600
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1732
 
Balance. Five items, incl. used No. 7, unused Nos. 330 and C23, also No. 114 tied on cover by Waterbury rosette, last is 2c Panama-Pacific on cover to member of British Expeditionary Force with red "Insufficiently Addressed Number of Battalion ?" and also manuscript "Killed 25/4/??", overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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