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Sale 1092 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 February, 2015

Category — Group lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1569
 
5c Red Brown (1). Five singles, all but one with a handstamp cancel, three in red, one in blue, variety of shades, faulty, Very Good-Fine appearance

2,000
600
1570
 
1851-56 Issue Balance. Eleven used stamps, incl. Nos. 9 (2), 14 (5) and 15 (4), all have large margins to clear, few with minor imperfections, overall fresh and Very Fine group

1,630
425
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1571
 
1c-30c 1851-61 Issues, Balance (7/73). 16 stamps on stock cards, used Nos. 7, 9, 10A, 11A, 17, 32, 33, 35 (P.S.E. 90), 64b, 65 (P.F. 95, P.S.E. 90), 68, 69, 71 and 73, unused Nos. 35 (original gum, toned) and 38 (regummed), several with choice centering, neat cancels, Fine-Extremely Fine, a nice balance, 10 certificates accompany

2,723
2,800
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1572
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1572, Group lots1870-90 Bank Note Issues, Balance, 1870-90 Bank Note Issues, Balance1870-90 Bank Note Issues, Balance. 24 stamps from both large and small Bank Note issues, between Scott Nos. 146 and 229, all but three unused and a good number Mint N.H., (Nos. 160-162 used), universally nice centering, a few small problems incl. No. 185 reperfed and regummed (clean old certificate), No. 229 regummed, overall Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a choice balance with several stamps on the verge of individual lots, four certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $4,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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1573
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1573, Group lots1c-30c Columbian (230-233, 235-239), 1c-30c Columbian (230-233, 235-239)1c-30c Columbian (230-233, 235-239). Mint N.H. except for 30c which is regummed, nice margins and well-centered throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a nice quality short set, 10c and 15c with 1980's P.F. certificates, Scott Retail counting 30c as original gum

1,855
1,400
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1574
og
1c-$1.00 1894-1902 Bureau Issues, Balance (246/309). Choice group of 37 unused and one used on a single stock page, many Mint N.H. incl. several better stamps to $400.00 or more, some higher denominations incl. Nos. 257-258, 273-276 (latter used), 283, 307-309, etc., individually selected by the owner for margins and centering, a few Fine but the vast majority Very Fine-Extremely Fine, much nicer than the usual early Bureau balance, five P.F. certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $5,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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1575
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1575, Group lots$1.00, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (292-293), $1.00, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (292-293)$1.00, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (292-293). Original gum, $2.00 deceptively reperfed at right, Fine-Very Fine appearing lot

3,050
1,100
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1576
og
1c-5c, Mailometer Belasco Ty. 1A Perforations (343/409). With 1.95mm holes, eleven pairs, Nos. 344, 345, 347, 369 (two, both spacings), 371, 373, 383, 408 (two, one with plate number) and 409, some h.r., a couple with tiny thin, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, ex Belasco, Scott does not differentiate between Ty. I and IA holes, catalogued as the basic listing

1,284
300
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1577
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1577, Group lots1c-12c 1913-15 Issue (424-429, 431, 433-435), 1c-12c 1913-15 Issue (424-429, 431, 433-435)1c-12c 1913-15 Issue (424-429, 431, 433-435). Mint N.H. set less the 7c and 9c, universally choice centering, bright colors, post-office fresh, Very Fine and choice-Extremely Fine

600
950
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1578
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1578, Group lots1c-5c Washington-Franklin Issues, Perf 10 Coils (441/497), 1c-5c Washington-Franklin Issues, Perf 10 Coils (441/497)1c-5c Washington-Franklin Issues, Perf 10 Coils (441/497). Collection of 29 singles and line pairs, covering both the flat plate and rotary press Perf 10 coil issues, none of the rarities but outstanding quality throughout with wide margins, nice centering and bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, eight certificates accompany incl. a couple 95 grades, Scott Retail approximately $1,800.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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1579
nh
Washington-Franklin Issues, Balance. Mint N.H. balance on album pages, incl. 1908 and later imperforates, 1908 flat plate coil singles, several of which are questionable and not counted, some perf 8.5 coils, 1c-2c Bluish papers, Nos. 499-518 less Nos. 500 and 505, offset issues complete less No. 534B, finally several of the Rotary sheet stamps and No. 547, apparently all Mint N.H., nice quality essentially throughout, Very Fine-Extremely Fine group, Scott Retail more than $2,000.00

E. 750-1,000
2,000
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1580
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1580, Group lots$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480), $2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Light Green (479-480). Three of the $5.00, rich colors, Fine-Extremely Fine

720
475
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1581
ng
1c-10c Farley Imperforates (754/771). Nice accumulation of singles, blocks and plate blocks, incl. six sets of plate blocks of National Parks, also over 100 sets comprised of singles and blocks of four, large margins, few trivial imperfections to be expected, overall fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

3,900
700
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1582
nhbl
Air Post Plate Blocks. 45 mostly Mint N.H. pate blocks, incl. Nos. C4 (2, hinged), C12, multiple examples of Nos. C21 and C22, overall fresh and Very Fine

3,098
600
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1583
nh
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1583, Group lots1893-1971 Special Delivery Issues, Balance (E3/E23), 1893-1971 Special Delivery Issues, Balance (E3/E23)1893-1971 Special Delivery Issues, Balance (E3/E23). Mint N.H. group incl. E3, E5-E9, E11-E23 (less E16), beautiful margins and centering, fresh colors, Extremely Fine group, Scott Retail more than $2,700.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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1584
og
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1584, Group lots1879-1916 Postage Due Issues, Balance (J1/J66), 1879-1916 Postage Due Issues, Balance (J1/J66)1879-1916 Postage Due Issues, Balance (J1/J66). 22 stamps on stock cards, nearly all Mint N.H. (J1 and J3 lightly hinged), beautiful margins and centering throughout, fresh colors, Very Fine and choice-Extremely Fine with many in the latter category, a very high quality balance, Scott Retail approximately $3,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,800
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1585
nh
United States Accumulation. Many hundreds of 19th and 20th Century stamps, virtually all unused and Mint N.H. with few exceptions, singles, some plate blocks with a little face value material, unused cut squares (full corners) and entires, also a very nice set of the 1895 Watermarked Newspaper dollar values Mint N.H. (except $10.00) in Extremely Fine condition, better items sprinkled throughout so careful viewing recommended, also incl. complete Mint N.H. 1951-67 United Nations collection incl. No. 38 souvenir sheet

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1586
 
Back-of-Book Balance. Small stockbook of unused and used stamps, incl. unused Nos. C1 (3), C2 (2), C3 (2), C4 (4), C5 (4), C6, C18 (4), PR78 (no gum), DWI 25c, Hawaii 63, Philippines 235 block of four, used incl. No. C14 (2), virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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1587
 
Miscellaneous Balance. Sixteen items, some 19th Century used incl. No. 72, Back-of-Book incl. unused No. J21 and PR95 P.S.E. certificate), used blocks incl. No. 71 and 229, a set of proofs (Nos. J31P1-J37P1, some cut down), and one cover, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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1588
 
Balance. 31 items, incl. used Nos. 73 (2), 117, unused Nos. 290 (2), 327, 547 (3), 573 (5), some Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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1589
 
Balance. Eight used items, incl. Nos. 8A with part imprint (in at top and bottom), 18, 210 with unusual paper mesh (impossible to prove as 211B), 349 guide line pair with 1992 P.S.E. certificate as genuine and 2011 P.F. certificate as made from a booklet pane with perfs trimmed, 376 with Jumbo margins, 387 guide line pair with 1989 and 2001 P.F. certificates as genuine and 2012 P.F. certificate as counterfeit, 546 with suspicious cancel, 579 reperfed at bottom with 2012 P.S.E. certificate, a worthwhile group in need of additional research, offered on its own considerable merits

E. 500-750
425
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1590
nh
20th Century Collection Balance. In a 1974 deluxe Scott album, most if not all Mint N.H., earliest are some 1909 and 1919-20 Commemoratives, begins in earnest with the 1922 Issue and is fairly complete to 1976 less the rare items (does include a USIR wmk. $1.00 Presidential), back-of-book with Air Post (incl. C1-C5), later Postage Dues, a few Ducks, outstanding condition throughout as this is the balance from a Mint N.H. collection that supplied many of the individual lots in this sale, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, worth review

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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1591
nh
Modern Balance. Seven albums with various singles, blocks or plate blocks from the 1940s to 1990s, blocks start in the 1930s, plus two sheet files with plate strips and a few mint sheets, overwhelmingly Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
600
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1592
nh
Modern Lot. Singles and multiples of various sizes, mostly recent postage, some Express Mail stamps included, a few earlier items and first day covers, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1593
ogbl
Multiples Accumulation. Approximately 52 blocks plus few singles and strips, incl. blocks of four of Nos. 400 (oxidized), 571, 572 (2), 832-834, also 235 and 237 imprint and plate no. strips of three, few other better, some Mint N.H., overall exceptionally fresh and Fine-Very Fine with a few Extremely Fine, Scott Retail approximately

3,478
900
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1594
ogbl
Plate Block Lot. Stockbooks with plate blocks from the 1920s and 1930, several 2c Reds (incl. duplication), Lexington-Concord set, later Commemoratives, and No. C7-C9, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
300
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1595
ogbl
Plate Blocks, 20th Century. Approximately 43, incl. Nos. 616 (2), 619 (4), 620-621, 648, 692-701 (4 sets), few additional 701, few Mint N.H., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine and desirable group, Scott Retail approximately

7,465
1,600
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1596
 
Modern Unused and Used Blocks and Plate Blocks. Four overstuffed 3-ring binders, two Scott albums and two Minkus albums of unused and used blocks and plate blocks, incl. plate blocks of Nos. 832-833 and 1053, many modern issues, some Air Post, nice range of cancels for used blocks, some faults to be expected but most are Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
700
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1597
og
Multiples Balance. Eight items, incl. bottom right selvage vertical strip of ten of No. 230 with slightly misaligned perfs, block of nine of 2c Columbian, No. 268 and 269 top imprint and plate no. 104 strips of ten, imprint and plate no. strips of three of Nos. 279, 339 and 340, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
425
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1598
og
Booklet Panes, Balance. In a single album, incl. unused Nos. 300b, 301c, 331a, 332a, a few 319 panes, used incl. Nos. 375a, 405b, 406a on cover (no tab), 463a, range of others through 1960's, Fine-Very Fine balance

E. 500-750
600
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1599
og
Booklets Accumulation. Carton and album of unused and used booklet panes, carton contains approximately $300.00 in face, album has some better incl. two shades of 319, C10a, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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1600
og
United States Collection, 1851-1954. Substantial unused collection of about 500 to 600 different stamps to 1925 plus album pages of stamps to 1950's, the earlier stamps neatly arranged on black stock sheets for ease of viewing (all were "entombed" in old-fashioned mounts), unusually large number of better items not often seen in collection lots, many of the better items no gum or regummed (quality increases starting in the 1880's) and some of these better items appear to either have cancels removed or are very faintly cancelled (virtually all of these appearing unused), mixed condition and there are a few questionable items incl. virtually all the flat plate coils, nevertheless there is a great deal of useful and desirable material to be found, viewers with patience and expertise should be impressed, substantial Scott Retail value, scan of the better material available here

E. 10,000-15,000
12,500
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