Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — Balance Lots from the Merlin Collection

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
546
 
Classic Balance. Eight used stamps, including Nos. 65 (2), 83, 88, 89, 94, 95, 96 (graded 90) and 147, also original gum No. 24, three covers with No. 26, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, three with P.S.E. certificates

2,799
850
547
 
Bank Note Issue Balance. 52 used stamps, including denominations from 1c thru 30c, including Nos. 152, 165, 187, 188, nice group of 6c with New York Foreign Mail cancels, few colored cancels, few shade varieties, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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548
 
1890-98 Small Bank Note Balance. 91 used stamps, on stock cards or quadrille page, values to 30c, several with nice centering, overall Fine-Very Fine with a few Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
500
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549
 
Balance. Small group of unused and used stamps, including unused Nos. 237, 247, 252, 254, 269, 270, 282 (2), 286, 301, 3`9, 328, 400, also used Nos. 251, 281, and 282, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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550
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Washington Franklin Issues, Outstanding Balance (333/547). More than 60 stamps or coil pairs, mix of Mint N.H. and hinged, full range of issues from 1909 thru 1920, approximately 18 are P.S.E. graded with nearly all the grades ranging from 90 to 95 with a couple higher or lower, several stamps on the cusp of an individual lot, a few small flaws but probably more than 90% sound, a choice group which will yield many nice stamps, just the 18 graded stamps alone with SMQ value of more than $1,900.00

E. 1,500-2,000
4,250
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551
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Washington-Franklin and Later Balance. 31 unused stamps, including Nos. 369, 380, 407, 439, 516, 524, 538, 564, 569, few coils, few Mint N.H., overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
750
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552
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1919 and Later Issues Balance. Scott hingeless album pages of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, starting with No. 537 and continuing thru to National Parks Farleys, including Pilgrim Tercentenary, Huguenot-Walloon, some 1922-25 Issues, some Back-of-Book, including C18, a few later graded 100, overall Very Fine, a great opportunity to acquire some of these lesser catalogue value stamps in choice condition

E. 200-300
2,300
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