Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
807
E
Sale 1107, Lot 807, Group Lots by IssueEssays and Proofs Balance. Group incl. 9X1-E1a in Green, the two designs cut apart and fastened back together, five different Schernikow essays incl. 1c, 5c (on Walls of Troy paper), 24c in two different colors, 90c, set of Continental Bank Note Atlanta trial color plate proofs in Blue, No. J35P1, finally one non-proof item, Scott No. 345 top plate block of six, single hinge mark, a couple Atlanta proofs with slight edge toning, overall Very Fine group, Scott Retail more than $1,800.00

E. 400-500
600
808
P
Sale 1107, Lot 808, Group Lots by IssueEssays and Proofs Balance. Group incl. four American Bank Note Co. "ABNC" in corners essays, two die and two plate, three multiples of 79-E65P5 Lowenberg decalcomania, group of 79-E8a and single 65P3, attractive group

E. 300-400
300
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809
P
Sale 1107, Lot 809, Group Lots by IssueRoosevelt Small Die Proofs. Four incl. Nos. 47P2, 77P2, 162P2 and 299P2, the first three on original card backing, the last removed from card with some of the wrinkling typically found, overall Very Fine

1,600
400
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810°
P
Sale 1107, Lot 810, Group Lots by Issue"Practice Engraving". India die sunk on 227 x 150mm card, seven designs in deep green color, all are foreign countries or "International Postage", several designs are recognizable such as one very similar to the U.S. 1c Louisiana Purchase labeled "IMPERIAL CHINESE POST" and 1883 2c No. 210 labeled "INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE" with value expressed in Brazilian currency, and a frame with "PERU" label of an 1899 Cuban stamp and frame of a 100r Brazilian Official labeled "NEW ZEALAND", an additional early stage engraving at right and so on, it has been suggested that this is the work of an apprentice engraver to show (and improve) his hand lettering work, Very Fine, fascinating item that has been attributed to the American Bank Note Co.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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811
 
1851-57 Issues, Balance (9/40). 24 stamps on album pages, from Nos. 9 through 38 plus two examples of No. 40 (without gum as issued), a few unused with original gum incl. Nos. 11 (appears Mint N.H. with light backstamp), 24, 26 and 35, others used, nice range of cancels with no pen, incl. N.Y. ocean mail on No. 14, red, blue, town datestamps, some flaws to be found incl. a trimmed No. 35 to appear as No. 13 (not counted), Fine appearing group, Scott Retail more than $4,500.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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812
 
1861-68 Issues, Balance (63/100). 40 stamps on album pages covering the 1861 and 1868 Grilled issues, Nos. 63 and 73 unused, others all used, better cancels incl. No. 71 with fancy foreign mail geometric and blue French transit, better stamps incl. No. 64 with brilliant color and target cancel (1974 P.F. certificate, short perf, Fine) No. 67, several 24c (70/78), Nos. 72, 75, 86, 90, 91, 96, 100, several others, mixed condition with flaws to be expected and a couple misidentified, Fine appearing group, four certificates accompany, Scott Retail more that $10,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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813
ng
Sale 1107, Lot 813, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c E, F Grills (86/100). Eleven unused stamps, Nos. 86-88, 90, 92-97 and 100, most no gum, few regummed, faults, Very Good-Fine, Scarce group

15,075
1,300
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814
 
Sale 1107, Lot 814, Group Lots by Issue1c-90c 1867-68 Grilled Issue (79/101). 22 used stamps, incl. Nos., 79, 84, 85E, 86-91, 92-101, generally defective, few appear Fine, the 90c looks decent

17,632
1,600
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815
 
Sale 1107, Lot 815, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-121). Complete set less the 90c plus a few extras, 1c-3c unused (first two regummed), others used, Nos. 115, 119 and 120 with red cancels, small flaws on the main set, the extras incl. Nos. 115 (two) and 118-119, Fine or appear so, Scott Retail more than $5,000.00

E. 750-1,000
675
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816
 
Sale 1107, Lot 816, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-116, 119-212). 1c-3c original gum, others unused (no gum or regummed), 6c toned gum, overall Fine appearance

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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817
 
Sale 1107, Lot 817, Group Lots by Issue1869 Pictorial Issue, Colored Cancels (113/120). Six stamps, 2c with blue target cancel, three 6c, each with a better cancel incl. blue, red "Paid All" straightline and violet "Paid All" circle (faint but identifiable), 10c with bold red leaf cancel, 24c with blue target cancel (reperfed at right), Fine group, first five accompanied by P.F. certificate, last with clear 1979 Weiss certificate

2,230
500
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818
 
Sale 1107, Lot 818, Group Lots by Issue1869 Pictorial Issue, Essay and Stamp Balance. Incl. Nos. 121-E1q, privately perforated and gummed, 121-E1r on rough pitted card (this is relatively scarce despite its modest $300.00 catalogue value, 1999 P.F. certificate), 117-E2e, also No. 116 with Hiogo Japan cancel (stamp faulty), finally two used 3c

1,095
200
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819
og
Sale 1107, Lot 819, Group Lots by Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Re-Issue (123-124, 128-133). Complete set less 3c, 6c and 10c, original gum from essentially full to traces, 12c toned gum, 30c tiny tear and reperfed, 90c small faults, overall Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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820
 
1870-93 Bank Note Issues, Balance. More than 75 stamps on album pages, mix of used and unused transitions to nearly all unused by 1879 issue, nearly all the stamps identified as grilled are ungrilled and from there some other identifications are off, still a number of better incl. No. 145 with original gum, 153 with N.Y. foreign mail cancellation, sound No. 155 (P.F. certificate), 179 original gum, 1887-88 complete unused (90c No. 218 used), 1890 set complete unused less 90c, many others, some flaws to be found, overall Fine with some Very Fine, substantial catalogue value

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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821
og
1894-1908 Definitive Issues, Balance. More than 60 stamps mounted on album pages, three used, others unused, mostly original gum, a few watermarked stamps mounted in the 1894 spaces, better incl. No. 276 unused, 277 used, some small flaws, overall Fine group with some Very Fine, Scott Retail more than $4,200.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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822
og
1898-1909 Commemoratives, Balance. Unused stamps, incl. Trans-Mississippi issue thru 50c plus extra 50c used, Pan-Americans complete with extra plate no. 2c (10c used), sets of Louisiana Purchase and Jamestown mostly Mint N.H., also extras of both issues hinged, 1909 Nos. 367-373 including extras with several pairs and a few plate no. singles, these mostly Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

3,700
550
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823
og
Washington-Franklin Issues, Collection Balance. Substantial group mounted on Lighthouse and stock pages, full range of issues from 1908 forward, many Mint N.H., flat plate coils primarily in the perf. 8.5 and 10 formats, some duplication with group of plate no. singles but mostly each stamp different, many better stamps with $100.00+ catalogue values and a few up to $500.00 or higher, a few misidentified and a couple fake coils not counted, also a group of used imperf blocks and plate blocks, Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile and valuable collection which we recommend viewing, several certificates accompany, Scott Retail in excess of $12,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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824
 
Washington-Franklin Issues, 1908-20. Hundreds of stamps on pages, a "parallel" collection where issues are shown both used and unused (not 100% but close to it), includes most of the better 50c, $1.00, $2.00 and $5.00 values, complete sets, some unused blocks of four incl. 1c and 2c Bluish paper, 10c and 15c Bluish Paper singles, both perf 10 and perf 11 5c Error blocks, loads of coils incl. singles and pairs, with a number of those hard to find used examples, the Flat Plate coils, while perhaps not 100% genuine, contain a high percentage of genuine, some centering issues and some occasional toning specks, a treasure trove of material from this relatively brief 12 year time span in U.S. Philately

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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825
og
Sale 1107, Lot 825, Group Lots by Issue1917-23 Issues, Dollar Values (479/573). 10 stamps, incl. Nos. 479-480, 518, 523-524, 547, 571-573 (two of latter), several have plate no. selvage, a few Mint N.H. incl. Nos. 518 and 572-573, Fine-Very Fine and attractive group of dollar values

1,892
850
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826
og
1922-26 Regular Issue Collection/Accumulation. Unused singles, blocks and plate blocks of the 1922 Regular Issue and subsequent rotary press issues, incl. coils and booklet panes, 1922 Flat Plate contains several plate blocks to $2.00, incl. some star plates and electric eyes, better later plate blocks incl. Nos. 578, 579, 595 and 634A, some of the rotary press plate blocks in larger quantities incl. matched sets, also Kans.-Nebr. overprints, a few varieties such as two No. 554a in a block of four, much is Mint N.H., some small faults but the majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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827
ogbl
Air Post Plate Blocks. Three-ring binder of plate blocks, meaningful duplication of some better incl. Nos. C7 (21), C8 (18), C9 (28), C10 (3), C17 (16) mostly from different positions and showing wide range of different plate nos., also C18 plate block, many Mint N.H., few with trivial imperfections, Fine-Very Fine and great lot for the Air Post enthusiast, Scott Retail approximately

7,500
1,200
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