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Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — Balance Lots from the Hall Collection

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1065
og
Unused Classics, 1845-88. 35 stamps on album pages, nearly all original gum, incl. Nos. 9X1a (no gum), 9 pair (regummed), 11A, 26 (no gum pair with double vertical perfs, plus two singles, one Mint N.H.), 35, 56, 65, 73, 79 (appears to be original gum, small faults and perfs in, no certificate), 94, 146-147, 159, 165 (regummed), 183 (no gum), 184, 206-207, 209-210, 213 (Mint N.H.), 214, 215 (Mint N.H.), 216-217, 219-227 (mostly Mint N.H.), flaws to be found but overall Fine group, Scott Retail more than $9,000.00 plus $8,500.00 for the Scott 79, 15 certificates accompany

E. 2,000-3,000
6,500
1066
 
Used Balance, 1851-1901. Lighthouse hingeless album pages of used stamps, incl. Nos. 7, 9, 15, 30A, 32, 33, 35, 64b, 68, 71, 76, 77, 78, 87, 89, 92, 93, 98, 112-115, 117, 119-120, 134, 137, 138, 145-149, 151-153, 156-166, 182-191, 212-217, 239-240, 246-260, 264-276, 279-284, 288-291, 297-299, nice range of cancels, some faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, most better items with older certificates

E. 4,000-5,000
8,500
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1067
og
Unused Balance. 18 unused stamps on stock cards, classics incl. Nos. 183, 189, 211, 229, 240-241 and 276, each original gum and with P.F. certificate from 1980's or 90's, 20th Century issues incl. Nos. 438 and 440 (both with a shortish perf), K13, J31, J67 and a few later Postage Dues, mostly Fine, Scott Retail more than $4,200.00

E. 750-1,000
2,500
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1068
og
Unused Commemorative Balance, 1904-15. 21 stamps on album pages, from the Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown, 1909 and Panama-Pacific Issues, many Mint N.H., better stamps incl. Nos. 369, 400, 403, Fine-Very Fine, three certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $2,000.00

E. 500-750
1,300
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1069
 
Used Balance, 1902-34. Lighthouse hingeless album pages of used stamps, incl. Nos. 300-311, 323-330, 331-342, 367-373, 397-404, 374-382, 405-421, 424-440, 461, 468-480, 538, 630, 658-679, some nice coils, few reference items, few faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, several with certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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1070
nh
1908-23 Washington-Franklin Issues, Unused Collection Balance. Substantial balance of collection on album pages, covering most issues except coils, spot check revealed substantial percentage Mint N.H., 1908-09 perf 12 complete less Nos. 341-342 and 380, Bluish Papers Nos. 357-358, 1914-15 perf 10 complete less Nos. 440 and 460, 1916-17 perf 10 to the 15c (less 3c and 5c), 1917-19 perf 11 complete less No. 500 and includes No. 505 in a pair with a normal 2c (several of these perf 11's Extremely Fine and Mint N.H. 3c graded 95), later issues incl. Nos. 524 and 547, Offset Issue complete less No. 534B, also a few imperforate plate blocks, Fine-Extremely Fine Fine collection balance with approximately 20 certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
8,000
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1071
nh
1908-22 Washington-Franklin Issues, Coils and Imperforates. Balance of collection mounted on album pages, wide range of singles, many pairs and some line pairs, very high percentage Mint N.H., covers both flat plate and rotary press issues, none of the rarities but many stamps with good catalogue value, many flat plate stamps with certificates which will substantially minimize the usual mix of fakes found in coil groups, Fine-Very Fine group, Scott Retail for the undoubtedly genuine well over $5,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
4,500
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1072
nh
Unused Singles Balance, 1919-2000's. Mounted on album pages which would fill two albums, definitives and commemoratives, apparently all or nearly all Mint N.H., largely complete less the scarce/rare items, incl. 1922 Issue, Kansas-Nebraska, Presidentials incl. single No. 832b ("USIR" wmk.), later modern issues incl. many multiples or complete sheets, Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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1073
nhbl
Blocks, 1919-1990's. Substantial collection in four albums, primarily blocks of four until 1980's when larger multiples predominate, largely commemoratives with some definitives, incl. 1919 Victory, 1920 Pilgrims, 1923 Harding, 1924 Huguenot-Walloon, other 1920's incl. 1928 Hawaii, 1930's incl. Presidentials complete, Famous Americans, rest of 1940's onward with some higher face value items, Very Fine, a nice clean collection

E. 500-750
1,100
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1074
ogbl
Commemorative Plate Blocks. 39, incl. Nos. 537, 548-550, 612, 618, 620-621, 646-648, also Mint N.H. Nos. 614-616, 617 and 619, overall fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

3,725
900
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1075
nhbl
Plate Blocks, 1926-1969. Large collection mounted on album pages, apparently all Mint N.H., earliest is a well-centered While Plains sheet (No. 630), then picks up with 1930 Scott No. 684 and forward, complete Washington Bicentennial issue, National Parks and imperforates, 1938 Presidentials complete, Famous Americans, later issues through 1969 incl. No. 1053, fresh and Very Fine collection

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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1076
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 1076, Balance Lots from the Hall CollectionBooklet Panes, 1900-1920's, Booklet Panes, 1900-1920'sBooklet Panes, 1900-1920's. More than 30 booklet panes on stock and album pages, range of issues from No. 279Bj, k, 300b, 301c, variety of No. 319g and 319F, 331a, 332a, later Washington-Franklins incl. AEF pane No. 498f, a few 1920's and later, some better positions, a couple minor flaws, one 279Bk separated, overall Fine, Scott Retail more than $6,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1077
nh
Modern Booklet Panes, Booklets and Coils, 1960's-2000's. Thick stack of album pages which would fill two Scott albums, 1960's-70's issues incl. panes and lots of compete booklets, a few better with Scott Retail up to $110.00, later with good face value material incl. Express Mail panes and booklets, coils incl. Transportation Issue, Very Fine collection

E. 400-500
750
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1078
 
Air Post Collection, 1918-93. Substantial collection mounted on album pages, includes unused singles and blocks of nearly all issues (no Graf Zeppelins), also used singles, best part is blocks of four of C1-C6 incl. left arrow block of C3, several stamps from the blocks Mint N.H., also C10a with one booklet pane plus two complete booklets, C18 with two blocks of four, a number of other later complete booklets, Fine-Very Fine, a nice collection

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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1079
ogbl
Air Post Plate Blocks. Fairly complete collection of plate blocks up to 1991, incl. Nos. C1, C2, C4, C18 (Mint N.H.), complete from C16 and lacking only three earlier and the three Graf Zeppelins to be complete, also with CE1 and CE2, many Mint N.H., few earlier with small faults, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

2,900
1,600
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1080
og
10c-60c 1885-1971 Special Delivery (E1-E23). Dual sets of unused and used, unused complete, E1 regummed, E10 part disturbed gum, others original gum, couple h.r., used set complete (though a couple later are unused), a few small flaws, overall Fine improving to Very Fine later, two P.F. certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $3,000.00

E. 500-750
1,900
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1081
ogbl
Special Delivery and Registration Plate Blocks. 14, Special Delivery complete from E11, first with plate no. only, few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced on a few, No. F1 bottom imprint and plate no. 5726 block of six, Fine-Very Fine

3,117
900
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1082
og
1879-1985 Postage Dues, Collection (J1/J104). Unused collection mounted on album pages, strong coverage of all issues incl. Nos. J1 (two), J3-J7, J15-J16, J18, J22-J28, J31-J36 (2c and 3c Mint N.H.), a stamp in the space for J37 which appears to be unwatermarked but faulty and repaired so no guarantee, J38-J44, J46-J50 (2c Mint N.H.), J52-J57 (1c and 30c Mint N.H.), J60, complete from J61 forward with J72 graded Mint N.H. 95 and J76 Mint N.H. 90, some disturbed gum and h.r. on the earlier issues but also some Mint N.H. beyond what is mentioned above, faults to be expected on many of the highest value stamps -- some of these would surely be individual lots if sound, overall Fine-Very Fine collection, approximately 15 certificates accompany, Scott Retail in excess of $15,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
7,500
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1083
 
Offices in China, Used Balance. 12 used stamps, Nos. K1-K7, K10-K11, K14 and K17-K18, each with duplex cancel, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, eleven with certificates

1,995
1,800
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1084
 
1873-1995 Officials, Unused Collection. Nearly complete unused collection on album pages, missing only the State Department dollar values and the rarest American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper printings, does include 30c Treasury Soft Paper (defective), also incl. later issues through 1995 and Postal Savings, a check revealed some regummed or no gum and also a couple Mint N.H., centering ranges from mostly Fine to some Very Fine, some faults to be expected especially on the better stamps

FINE. A RARELY OFFERED NEARLY COMPLETE UNUSED COLLECTION OF UNITED STATES OFFICIAL STAMPS.

Scott Retail more than $26,000.00

E. 5,000-7,500
5,125
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1085
P
Newspaper & Periodicals, Proofs. Collection mounted on album pages, incl. card proofs Nos. PR2P4-PR4P4, large die proofs Nos. PR9P1-PR15P1, PR102P1-PR106P1, PR108P1-PR113P1, small die proofs Nos. PR9P2-PR32P2, PR102P2-PR113P2, some toning or staining on a few of the small die proofs, most are Very Fine

4,780
2,800
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1086
og
1c-$1.00 Parcel Post, 1c-25c Parcel Post Postage Due (Q1-Q12, JQ1-JQ5). Mounted on album pages, 1c, 2c, 5c, 25c and 75c Parcel Post Mint N.H., 1c, 2c and 25c Dues Mint N.H., others largely with h.r., bright colors, 50c natural inclusion, Fine with a few Very Fine, also incl. the Special Handling stamps, Registration (F1) and Postal Notes, two P.F. certificates accompany, Scott Retail for just the Parcel Post and Dues

1,746
700
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1087
 
Cut Squares Collection, 1853-1970. Extensive intact collection of hundreds of cut squares and full corners on album pages, full coverage from 1853 Nesbitt Issue thru Officials (War Department offered in a separate lot), a great many better items with Scott Retail in the $250.00-$500.00 range and a few at $1,000.00 or more, mostly unused with some used as well, some minor flaws to be found incl. on a few of the better items, overall Fine-Very Fine, a valuable collection with a huge amount of useful material, Scott Retail more than $30,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
8,000
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1088
 
War Department Cut Squares (UO18/UO67). 38 cut squares or full corners on album pages, many better items with Scott Retail of $250.00-$500.00, most unused, a couple with some slight soiling, overall Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile group, Scott Retail more than $6,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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1089
P
Essay & Proof Balance. More than 40 items on album pages, incl. 9X1P from the sheet of nine, 3P4-4P4, 12TC5a, 40P4-47P4, 72TC1a (cut down), six of the 1861 First Design plate essays, range of other 1861 plate proofs and No. 73SB, 79-E25c essay block of 30, a few Bank Note plate proofs and No. 229P1 cut down, Carrier Nos. LO1P4-LO2P4, a few others, some flaws to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail more than $5,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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