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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
476
og
24c-90c 1857-60 Issue (37a, 38-39). Original gum, 24c corner perf crease, 30c reperfed at right (not mentioned on accompanying P.F. certificate) and 90c perfs just in at top, Fine appearing lot, each with P.F. certificate (1968-73)

E. 500-750
1,200
477
og
1c-15c 1861-70 Issues with Original Gum. Seven different, incl. Nos. 56, 87, 89, 93, 112, 119 and 149, No. 119 small thin spot, few others minor flaws and couple with either part or disturbed original gum, otherwise Fine lot, various certificates, nearly all late 1960's to early 1970's, one is S.P.A. for the No. 87 stating it is regummed which it is not

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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478
ng
1c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-114, 116-117, 119, 121). 2c part original gum, 15c gum stains and disturbed original gum, others regummed (1c) or no gum, 30c slight toning, couple others small flaws, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, 1971-73 certificates (six P.F. and one A.P.S.)

5,455
900
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479
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 479, Group Lots by Issue12c-90c 1870-83 Large Bank Note Issues (140, 151, 163, 166, 218), 12c-90c 1870-83 Large Bank Note Issues (140, 151, 163, 166, 218)12c-90c 1870-83 Large Bank Note Issues (140, 151, 163, 166, 218). Four single stamps and one block, 30c H. Grill perfs to slightly in at right, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Good, with 1967 P.F. certificate, No. 151 with Utah territorial cancel, Fine, No. 163 huge Jumbo margins, Very Fine and choice, No. 166 bright color and purple cork cancel, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, No. 218 block of four, New York Registry cancel, slight creasing/wrinkling, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

5,830
500
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480
 
3c Green Bank Note Collection. More than 900 stamps mounted in two albums, a few pages of Grills, wide range of cancels with a high percentage colored incl. red, blue and purple, some fancy cancels, a few Jumbos, also a few varieties incl. examples marked double paper, etc. overall Fine

E. 300-400
900
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481
ng
$1.00-$5.00 Columbian (241, 243, 244a, 245). One $1.00, two each of other three, one $3.00 with original gum but perfs just in at top, possibly another one or two with original gum, others unused (regummed), $1.00 repaired, couple others filled thin spots, nearly all Fine-Very Fine appearance, six 1970-71 P.F. certificates and one 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
2,800
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482
og
1893-1907 Commemorative Issue Multiples. Ten items, incl. Nos. 231, 234, 295, two 296, 299 and 330 imprint and plate no. strips of three or four, blocks of four Nos. 235-236 and 324, original gum, some Mint N.H., generally Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
700
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483
og
1894-98 Bureau Issues, Accumulation (246/284). Several hundred, virtually all plate no. singles, pairs and strips of three with imprint, wide variety with many different incl. some better values incl. 15c strips and two 50c singles, virtually all original gum with some Mint N.H., mixed centering as typically seen, much Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,500
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484
og
1c-$1.00 1894-98 Bureau Issue (246/284). 34 unused stamps, incl. Nos. 246-250, 252-255, 257-260, 261A, 264-265, 267-275, 276A, 279-284, rich colors, few flaws, many Fine-Very Fine with a few Extremely Fine centering

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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485
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 485, Group Lots by Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293). Each with original gum and a large hinge removed, 4c with small thin, $1.00 with tiny perf crease, $2.00 with disturbed gum and a small thin, Fine-Very Fine appearance

4,235
1,400
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486
og
1900-73, Booklet Pane Collection. Huge collection mounted in a bursting National album, complete range of issues with many plate no. panes from most issues, incl. Nos. 279Bj-279Bk (first inverted and reversed watermark), 300b-301c, 15 different No. 319 incl. seven Pos. D and one with PFC as Ty. II Carmine (319Fh but looks Lake to us), 331a-332a incl. 1c Pos. B and six 1c or 2c panes from Pos. D, 374a-375a incl. 10 Pos. D, 405b-406a incl. 19 Pos. D, 424d-425e incl. more than 40 Pos. D, exploded and separated complete booklets from BK41 to BK46, 462a-463a with 14 Pos. D, 498e-499e with approx. 200 Pos. D and complete other positions, No. 498f A.E.F. pane (small toned spot), 501b-502b with 20 Pos. D, 1923 Issue with huge number of Pos. D and exploded booklet BK70, lots of Nos. 583 and 634 with portions of plate nos., most later issues, Air Post incl. BKC1, range of centering and gum, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged for all the earlier issues approx. $25,000.00

E. 5,000-7,500
5,000
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487
og
1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Ten sets of singles (two of these with plate nos.), blocks of four (less 8c), seven 1c imprint and plate no. strips of three or four and the same for the 2c in strips of five or six, 4c strip of five and 8c strip of three, somewhat mixed condition, vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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488
 
1c-$2.00 1902-03 Issue (300-310, 312). Small selection of 58 stamps, some in blocks of four, some Mint N.H., one each 15c and $2.00, two each 5c and 50c, five to seven each of others, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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489
og
2c Carmine (301, 319). Former 20 plate no. singles and 32 imprint and plate no. strips of three, latter 295 plate no. singles and 21imprint and plate no. strips of three, great variety of numbers, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
500
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490
og
1c Blue Green, 2c Carmine, Shades (314, 319-320). Various multiples, incl. pairs and blocks of four, four each 314 and 320 imprint and plate no. blocks of six, plus each Mint N.H. imprint and plate no. blocks of 24, 319 freak foldover, 319SE imprint pair endorsed "First Sheet" and signed by the acting Post Office director, mostly Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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491
og
1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete top and bottom imprint and plate no. pairs for the 76 plates used in the production of this issue (152 items), majority completely Mint N.H. or stamps Mint N.H., the exception being 18 1c and 2c pairs unused (no gum or regummed), overall Fine-Very Fine, for practical purposes almost impossible to duplicate, the owner notes that it took him well over 20 years to find top imprint and plate no. 2167 for the 2c which finally completed this collection for him (it is represented by plate block of ten), it is not noted in Durland as scare, but based on this information it probably is, excellent for exhibition

E. 4,000-5,000
2,600
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492
og
1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Small accumulation of eight sets of singles (one with plate nos.) and set of blocks of four (1c and 2c with bottom imprint and plate nos.), a few Mint N.H., generally Fine-Very Fine

4,180
1,000
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493
og
1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Matched top and bottom imprint singles and complete top and bottom plate no. singles for the 3c-10c (twelve different plates), some Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine except 10c Mint N.H. wide top no. 2107 is Extremely Fine

4,390
1,100
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494
nh
1c-5c Jamestown (328-330). Eight sets of singles, two sets of blocks of four plus extra 2c, 1c and 2c imprint and plate no. blocks of six, vast majority of stamps Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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495
og
1c-5c Jamestown (328-330). Complete plate nos. used for this issue, 45 is all (nine 1c, 32 2c and four 5c), 1c and 2c represented by either imprint and plate no. strips of three or imprint and plate no. blocks of six, the four 5c nos. in imprint and plate no. strips of three, no doubt many stamps Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine lot as these are typically found

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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496
ogbl
1c, 2c Jamestown (328-329). Former top imprint and plate no. 3538 block of 15, couple stamps minor h.r., latter left half sheet of 50 with top imprint and plate no. 3504, chemically reinforced, Very Good-Fine

E. 500-750
300
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497
og
1c-$1.00 1908-09 Issue (331-342). Attractive colors, 6c-10c, 15c, 50c and several others Mint N.H., $1.00 minor h.r., nice looking set with a number of denominations in exceptional condition that are Very Fine to Extremely Fine

1,933
850
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498
og
1c-$1.00 1908-09 Issue (331-342). Complete set of plate no. singles, 6c, 8c, 13c and 15c Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, 50c centered and quite handsome as are several others

1,502
850
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499
nh
Washington-Franklin Issues, Imperforate (343/534). No. 343 vertical pair, 383 plate no. single, 482 vertical pair, 484 two plate no. singles, 534 horizontal pair with guide line, all Mint N.H., huge margins, the two No. 484 would both grade 100 Jumbo with large portions of adjoining stamps, the others would grade in the range of 98-100

118
180
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500
og
1c-5c 1908-09 Issue, Imperforate (343-347). Two sets of singles, set of used top imprint and plate no. strips of three, blocks of four and 15 imprint and plate no. blocks of six (three 2c and four each 3c-5c), virtually all Very Fine-Extremely Fine

3,460
800
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501
og
1908-17 Washington-Franklin Issues. Virtually complete less Blue Papers, booklet panes, coils and imperforates, incl. better 50c and dollar values, also 5c Error No. 505 in block of nine, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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502
og
1908-17 Washington-Franklin Issues. Virtually complete, incl. booklet panes, coils and imperforates, better high values, also No. 505 in block of nine, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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503
og
2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-373). Complete plate nos. except for two of the four used for the Lincoln Bluish Paper represented by singles, imprint and plate no. strips of three or imprint and plate no. blocks of six (incl. seven 371's and three 373's), substantial part Mint N.H. and virtually all Fine-Very Fine and better, Scott Retail as hinged

3,967
1,000
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504
og
2c 1909 Commemoratives Stock. Over 150 stamps neatly arranged on stock sheets, Nos. 367-373, various quantities in singles, blocks and three plate no. blocks, quite a bit Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine with many better

4,891
950
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505
ogbl
1c-6c 1910-11 Issue (374-379). Imprint and plate no. blocks of six (five are top positions), also incl. extra 4c, Fine-Very Fine

2,025
600
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506
og
3c-5c 1910-13 Coils (394-396). Guide line pairs, 4c Mint N.H., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,950
400
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507
og
1c-10c Panama-Pacific (397-403). Plate number collection, 68 of the 70 plates used for these values, one No. 398 is in plate block of six, one 400A in block of four (regummed), also some 1c and 2c blocks, both Perf 12 and Perf 10, some Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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508
og
7c-$1.00 1912-14 Issue (407, 414-423). Plate no. singles, all but two top positions, 7c, 9c, 30c and 50c (No. 421) Mint N.H., lovely colors, Fine-Very Fine

2,507
1,200
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509
og
1c-50c 1913-15 Issue (424-440). Plate no. singles, ten Mint N.H. incl. 15c and 20c, fresh, Fine-Very Fine, the 50c is rather attractive

2,087
800
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510
og
1c-$1.00 1916-17 Issue (462-466, 468-475, 498-499, 502-504, 506-518). Quite a few lightly hinged, fresh colors, excellent centering, No. 468 disturbed original gum, otherwise virtually all Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,146
600
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511
og
1c-$5.00 1916-17 Issue (462-466, 468-476, 479-480). Plate No. singles, six Mint N.H. incl. 10c-15c and $2.00, Fine-Very Fine

2,316
1,000
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512
ogbl
5c Washington-Franklin Errors (467, 505). Complete pane of 100 containing single Perf 10 Error (No. 467) and two blocks of nine and one block of six containing single Perf 11 errors (No. 505), pane disturbed original gum, 505 blocks one tiny thin, one glazed original gum, other h.r., generally Fine appearance

E. 750-1,000
950
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513
og
1c-$1.00 1917-19 Issue (498-518). Small accumulation of about seven of each value incl. two groups of plate no. singles and a virtually complete set of plate strips of three (only one 500 and 505), also some used blocks of four, quite a bit Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
800
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514
ogbl
1c-$1.00 1917-19 Issue (498-499, 501, 503-518). Single Mint N.H. 5c Error in block of six, others blocks of four with two to four Mint N.H. in each, one 9c thin spot and 20c slight gum toning, otherwise Fine-Very Fine with some really nice individual single Very Fine and Extremely Fine examples, pretty lot

2,858
850
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515
og
$2.00, $5.00 1918-20 Issue (523-524, 547). Two, six and five respectively, two with plate nos., four others either with corner or edge selvage, two No. 524 Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

3,075
1,000
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516
og
-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573). Five complete sets incl. set of plate no. singles, a fair number Mint N.H., also incl. three each of Nos. 622-623 and 1c and 2c booklet panes of six, there are nine or ten rotary press stamps incorrectly identified as flat plate printings, virtually all Fine-Very Fine and better

E. 500-750
800
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517
ogbl
-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573). Blocks of four, top pairs hinged, bottom pairs Mint N.H., fresh colors, $1.00 natural preprint paper fold top pair, Fine-Very Fine with quite a few in higher grades

3,151
850
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518
nhbl
-1/2c-30c 1922-25 Issue (551-569). Top plate no. blocks of six, 12c lightly hinged in selvage, perhaps two stamps hinged, others Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine with a number in higher grades

5,415
1,600
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519
og
-1/2c-50c 1922-25 Issue (551-555, 557-570). Collection of siderographer's initials, virtually all in blocks of four, several freak foldovers, 15c block with three different plate finisher's initials (one of only two known plates to carry three sets of initials), couple signed, the 50c with corner vertical strip of five and corner block of six, all of these are Mint N.H. and choice, Fine-Very Fine and better, interesting lot

E. 500-750
950
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520
og
-1/2c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (551-573, 622-623). Complete less the 2c, over 1,000 stamps and 45 plate no. blocks of six representing a virtually complete collection of the plate numbers used to produce this issue -- to be exact, 1,010 different out of 1,064 used (no 2c or star plates counted) -- the 1c lacks 25 numbers so the other 29 missing are scattered over ten values, among the plate blocks are better values such as nine 10c and three or four each 5c, 6c, 9c, 12c and 30c, lastly 12c five- and six-point plates are complete, and to make up for not having attempted to gather the 1,363 different 2c plate numbers the owner collected 53 2c stamps with siderographers initials, much Mint N.H. and virtually all Fine-Very Fine, an extremely impressive specialized collection and the largest of its type we have ever encountered, Scott Retail as hinged

23,547
4,250
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521
nhbl
$1.00-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (571-573). Mint N.H. blocks of four, some natural gum skips or wrinkles, Fine-Very Fine

1,840
500
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522
nhbl
50c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (570-573). Corner selvage blocks of four with siderographers' initials, one $1.00 lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., first three Fine-Very Fine, $5.00 very light trivial natural gum skips, Extremely Fine, 50c signed by the plate finisher

2,140
600
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523
og
$1.00-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (571-573). Small specialized collection of these high values with $1.00 mini sheet reconstruction of corner singles and arrow pairs, siderographer's corner initials, $2.00 arrow pair, block of four and corner block of four, $5.00 normal block of four, center line and bottom left corner blocks of four, used $2.00 and $5.00 multiples, etc., eight $2.00 and twelve $5.00 Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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524
ogbl
1c-2c 1923-25 Imperforates (575-577). Substantial collection and stock of blocks of (incl. some position blocks) and 126 plate no. blocks of six, many different numbers, also plate no. singles and a few used, no 2c star plates, vast majority Mint N.H., overall Very Fine-Extremely Fine

9,000
1,900
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525
ogbl
1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 10 (581-591). Two sets of blocks of four, majority Mint N.H., one 10c block h.r., surprisingly high number well-centered for this difficult issue, Fine-Very Fine with many Very Fine-Extremely Fine, also incl. set of used blocks of four

2,724
450
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526
ogbl
1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 10 (581-591). Plate no. blocks of four, generally lightly hinged, 4c huge natural gum skip (in the "freak" category), -1/2c, 5c and 6c Mint N.H. (last tiny natural gum skips), several quite nice incl. 3c, 7c and 8c, Fine-Very Fine

2,870
550
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527
nhbl
1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 10 (581-591). Plate no. blocks of four, all Mint N.H. except 2c, 6c and 7c, Fine-Very Fine

3,645
950
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528
og
1c-10c 1923-26 Issue, Perf 10 (581-591). Largely complete plate no. collection, incl. 340 plate no. singles and 54 plate no. blocks of four, many better plate blocks, also some precancelled plate nos. that are not included in the count or catalog value, nearly all Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

14,550
2,400
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529
ogbl
10c Orange, Perf 10 (591). Three plate no. blocks of four, different nos., one Mint N.H., one barest trace of hinging and one lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

1,700
275
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530
nh
2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Complete reconstruction of the four plates used to print this issue (16 souvenir sheets in all), eleven are Mint N.H. incl. both "Dot" variety sheets, other five lightly hinged, one sheet with natural paper fold, still Fine-Very Fine collection with couple nicer

8,450
2,100
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531
og
2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Four sheets, three Mint N.H., other hinged (minor selvage thin), two used, one on piece with typically seen purple Oct. 18, 1926 First Day cancels, the other a mint "handback" with almost never-seen boxed "White Plains Commemorative First Day" handstamp in selvage, may not have been popular since there is no dating in the device, also complete plate no. singles (all nos. and pos.) and a "mini" reconstruction of plate no. 18733 souvenir sheet, virtually all Very Fine, Scott Retail for souvenir sheets only

3,100
850
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532
nh
2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Five Mint N.H., incl. one from LL 18774, fresh color, Fine-Very Fine

3,050
900
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533
nh
2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). Five Mint N.H., bright color, few with slightly heavy natural gum bends, one with small piece out at top, one with slightly clipped corner, overall Fine-Very Fine appearing

3,000
600
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534
og
2c White Plains Souvenir Sheet (630). 15, most lightly hinged, few with faults incl. gum soaks, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

5,250
1,700
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535
og
1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Complete singles, plate no. singles and used blocks of four, Fine-Very Fine

2,319
425
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536
nh
1c-10c Kans., Nebr. Overprints (658-679). Mint N.H. plate no. singles, attractively centered, Very Fine set

962
450
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537
ogbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 537, Group Lots by Issue1c-10c Kans. Overprints (658-668), 1c-10c Kans. Overprints (658-668)1c-10c Kans. Overprints (658-668). Blocks of four, the key 8c value Mint N.H., other blocks with bottom stamps Mint N.H. except for 4c and 5c with all four stamps hinged, fresh, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,380
325
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538
nhbl
1c-10c Washington Bicentennial Issue (704-715). Complete matched set of plate no. blocks of four for all plates and all positions, four plate blocks per plate no. and 544 blocks in all, apparently all Mint N.H., housed in individual mounts in glassines, Very Fine, an extremely difficult set to duplicate, total Scott Retail more than $7,700.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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539
 
1935 Farley Special Printings. Collection in large album with a wide range of plate blocks, arrow blocks, gutter blocks, covers incl. First Days, also several items and letters signed by P.M.G. Farley, Very Fine and interesting collection

E. 300-400
950
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540
nhbl
$1.00-$5.00 Presidential (832-834). Two sets of centerline blocks of four, double plate no. blocks of four (with and without arrows), $2.00 and $5.00 top left and top right corner blocks of four, also $1.00-$5.00 singles and $2.00 plate block of four with vignette shifts and another $2.00 plate block of four signed by both the designer and letter engraver, one $5.00 stamp thin spot, both $2.00 corner blocks toned original gum, otherwise Very Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
900
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541
nh
$1.00-$5.00 Presidential (832-834, 832c). Collection of plate number combinations, 151 different and apparently complete less $1.00 24493/22085, quite possibly all Mint N.H., primarily pairs but a fair number of plate blocks of four incl. twelve of the $5.00, with and without arrows, 1954 "dry" printing in matched top and bottom positions, Fine-Very Fine, mostly Very Fine, valuable and wonderful assemblage

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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542
nhbl
$1.00-$5.00 Presidential (832-834, 832c). Top double plate no. blocks of 20 with registration markers and denominations, $1.00-$5.00 with arrows, two each $1.00 and $2.00 without arrows (one $2.00 with gum toning), and 832c bottom plate no. blocks of 20, also group of used $1.00-$5.00 featuring two $5.00 plates of 20 (no side selvage), more than likely all unused are Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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543
nhbl
1c-10c Famous Americans (859-893). Complete matched set of plate no. blocks of four for all plates and all positions, four plate blocks per plate no. and 296 blocks in all, apparently all Mint N.H., housed in individual glassines, Very Fine

2,319
550
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544
ogbl
6c-24c 1918 Air Post (C1-C3). Blocks of four, Nos. C1 and C3 top pairs lightly hinged, bottom pairs Mint N.H., No. C2 (top plate no.) all Mint N.H., well-centered, exceptionally so for the first two, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,450
600
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545
ogbl
6c-24c 1918-23 Air Post (C1-C6). First two four blocks of four each, C3 five blocks of four and all three in set of left arrow pairs, last three two sets of blocks of four, some stamps Mint N.H., few unused (regummed), mixed condition, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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546
 
6c-24c 1918 Air Post (C1-C3). First two arrow and plate no. blocks of six, last arrow, red and blue "TOP" and double plate no. 8493/9892 block of twelve, C1 Mint N.H., C2 lightly hinged, C3 selvage h.r., small separation and couple pre-print wrinkles, Fine lot

3,050
700
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547
og
1918-63 Air Post Issues, Singles and Plate Blocks Collection. Two plus sets of C1-C6 singles, C23a two pairs and C23b single, other interesting items, plate blocks incl. better featuring No. C18, much Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
800
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548
 
1918-23 Air Post Issues. Balance of used and accumulation, Nos. C1-C6, seven unused sets of singles and a few duplicates, C4 Mint N.H. block of 20, Mint N.H and plate no. block of 40, used with C1-C3 two sets of used blocks of four (one precancelled), C3 double plate no. block of 16, C4-C6 used plate singles and the set on individual pieces of First Day Covers, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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549
og
8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6). Complete plate no. singles collection (five positions for each plate, four plates each denomination) less No. C4 top right F14827 which we believe is very rare (see matched plate block set in this sale), some Mint N.H., one C5 thin spot and another no gum, otherwise Fine-Very Fine collection

4,570
750
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550
nhbl
8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6). Mint N.H. blocks of four, fresh, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,240
275
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551
ogbl
8c Dark Green, 1923 Air Post (C4). Complete matched set of the five positions of plate no. 14827, right is plate of nine, this and one other Mint N.H., collector noted that it took him over 40 years to finally locate top right pos. F14827, knowing how diligently and tenaciously this plate number specialist searched for his material, we can only assume this plate number is very rare although not so noted in Durland, Fine-Very Fine

1,500
400
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552
ogbl
8c-24c 1923 Air Post (C4-C6). Plate no. blocks of six, lightly hinged, 24c pos. 6 one perf tip tiny stain, otherwise Fine

3,490
700
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553
og
1926-39 Air Post Issues, Plate Number Singles Collection. Apparently complete mounted collection for Nos. C7-C12, C16-C24 in matched sets of two, four or five where appropriate, also complete Lindbergh booklet pane positions and 32 No. CE2 plates of ten, complete numbers and combinations, considerable amount Mint N.H. and virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,400
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554
 
5c Beacon, Air Post (C11). Old-time collection mounted in a Y. Souren padded album, each page annotated with descriptions and arrows, unused consists largely of plate blocks and strips incl. a detailed study of the margin markings, varieties, recuts, etc., incl. one plate block of eight without "TOP" and a large number of plate no. combinations, used portion is mostly off-cover and includes a vast range of cancels, a large and fascinating collection that should be viewed to be appreciated

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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555
 
65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Two sets, both 65c and $2.60 small thin spots (one $2.60 under regumming), both $1.30 unused (regummed), Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, Scott Retail as original gum

2,310
1,100
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556
 
65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Two sets, mixed condition incl. some regumming, top perfs touch on one $1.30, one 65c light stain right, otherwise Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as original gum

2,310
1,000
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557
og
65c, $1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C14). Three of each, one 65c Mint N.H. (gum crease), one other h.r., others lightly hinged, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,835
1,000
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558
og
$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Four plate no. singles, three of the four plates used plus both left and right 20085, one Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

1,850
950
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559
ng
65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15). Two sets, normal and plate no. singles, also two additional $2.60, mixed condition, one 65c tiny internal slit, perfs close at top on one $1.30, one $2.60 tiny thin spot, virtually all disturbed original gum or regummed, virtually all Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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560
nhbl
50c Chicago Zeppelin (C18). Complete collection of matched top and bottom plate no. blocks of six for the four different plates used for this issue, eight plate blocks in all, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine collection

5,800
2,300
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