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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 March, 2016

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1751
 
Collection, 1847-1992. Housed in a single Minuteman album, strong collection with many better catalogue numbers and a good amount of unused -- even in the early issues, 10c 1847 with neat red grid cancel, 1851-57 Issue including unused No. 30A, 1861 Issue including unused Nos. 68, 72, 73, 78 and used 70b, 1869 Issue including unused Nos. 112-115, 117, 119, 133, Bank Notes with many unused stamps including 90c values, 1890 Issue with about half unused including Nos. 228-229, 1894-95 Bureaus with couple $1.00, good range of Washington-Franklins with many high values unused, some early commemoratives (no Columbians or Trans-Mississippi), from 1922 forward it appears fairly complete for the commemoratives less the rare issues, with Nos. 551-573, Kansas-Nebraska set, White Plains sheet, some Air Post without the Graf Zeppelins, mixed condition especially in the 19th Century with flaws to be expected and some regummed, but we note some original gum stamps in the Classic period as well, overall a valuable and worthwhile collection, Scott Retail well in excess of $35,000.00

E. 5,000-7,500
5,250
1752
 
Collection, 1857-1939. Scott National album of unused and used stamps, including used Nos. 30A, 32-33, 36, 37, 70-73, 75-78, 90-91, 115-117, 119, 121, Bank Notes to 90c, 240-242, 291-293 and 312, unused including Nos. 26, 30 (no gum), 228, 230-239, 273-275, 294-299, 300-311, 323-330, Washington-Franklins with several sets to $1.00, some coil pairs, 397-400, 401-404, 551-573, 658-679, Air Post including C1-C6 and C18, Q10, few better Special Delivery, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

25,000
13,000
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1753
 
Used Collection Balance. Neatly mounted in an album, with 1847 5c and 10c singles and on cover along with Reproductions, thru Grilled Issues including a few covers and even a No. 30A with captured imprint, 1869 Pictorials to 30c, Large and Small Bank Notes, with some additional unmounted items with certificates including No. 143, small faults to be expected but a surprising number of better quality and well-centered examples, Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
5,500
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1754
 
19th Century Group. Over 80 stamps on stockcards, mostly used, a few unused and a couple proofs, including No. 9X1b, six No. 1 including one on a folded letter, No. 2, No. 12 and other 1851 Issues, various 1857 Issues with several 5c values, some 1861 Issue, several 1869 Pictorials including two 90c, Bank Notes including 90c Grilled, later 90c values and some unused, mixed condition, most with Fine-Very Fine appearance and quite saleable, the total catalogue value should be quite high

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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1755
 
Mixed Accumulation. Couple of stockbooks and loose, filled with items from 1847 Issue thru 1902 Issue, some later, duplication heavy at times including on better items such as Nos. 1, 12, 33, 71-72, 116-121 and much more where dozens of examples may be present, wide variety of cancels, mixed condition throughout, the catalogue value alone should prove to be astronomical and therefore careful inspection is strongly advised

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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1756
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Regular Issues, 1894-1954. Dozens on stockcards, Bureau issues including $5.00 both unused and used, 1902 Issue contains the $2.00 and $5.00 values both unused and used, many Washington-Franklins including sets and high values, later issues including singles, blocks and plate blocks, some Mint N.H., small faults among some of the earliest, otherwise largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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1757
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Commemoratives, 1893-1940. Several dozen mostly unused on stockcards, strong in the Columbian Issue, with lower value singles and blocks and eleven dollar values (plus a $3.00 plate proof), Trans-Mississippi issue includes eight 50c, two $1.00 and three $2.00, later issues have singles, blocks and some plate blocks, mixed condition, majority Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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1758
 
20th Century Collection. Housed in two albums, from Pan-American thru Liberty Issues, predominately unused, some highlights including No. 369, 10c Panama-Pacific, White Plains sheet, Kansas-Nebraska, Washington-Franklin Flat Plate blocks, 1922 Definitive and Presidentials, with Back-of-Book including Nos. C1-C6, Zeppelin set, Parcel Post including 50c, Postage Dues and more, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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1759
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20th Century Unused Collection Balance. Housed on pages and stock cards and thru the Presidential series, including singles, pairs, joint line pairs, plate blocks and more, some highlights noticed including Nos. 599A Mint N.H. with PFC, 599-599A joint line pair, multiple Kansas-Nebraska sets and singles, Red Cross with cross in Red Brown shade (with PSE), National Parks including imperfs, Presidential Series including dollar-value centerline blocks and even $1.00 U.S.I.R. watermark, plus additional duplicates on labelled stock cards, the overall condition is far superior to your normal collection whereas the owner only tried to obtain Very Fine-Extremely Fine examples throughout, careful viewing is highly recommended as we surmise there may be a number of items worthy of high grades

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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1760
 
The Raymond Weill Back-of-the-Book Stock. From the famous New Orleans stamp dealers Raymond and Roger Weill, huge stock of unused (Mint N.H. and hinged) Postage Due, Parcel Post, Officials and Savings stamps, a great many blocks of varying sizes with pairs, singles and booklet panes, Postage Dues including J1, J2, J3, J6, J15, J20, J22, J25-J26, J39, J45, J52, J61-J65, J66, a couple plate blocks present, Officials including O15, O35, O47, O74, O79 block and more, Parcel Post including various values with several Q12, Savings and War Savings through the $5.00, some oxidation or small flaws to be found here and there, overall Fine-Very Fine with a huge amount of useful material, an impressive holding, total Scott Retail

96,000
15,500
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1761
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Back-of-Book Assortment. Several dozen on stockcards, Air Post singles and plate blocks, a few Special Delivery, No. J1-J7 with original gum, value in Offices in China, with two unused and one used set of No. K1-K18, plus another used No. K15, Parcel Post and Parcel Postage Dues, several Hunting Permit stamps and a few plate blocks, slightly mixed condition, much is Fine-Very Fine and quite saleable

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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1762
 
Select Small Used Classic Balance. Fifteen stamps, each chosen for their centering and overall eye-appeal, including Nos. 30A, 32, 33, 35, 68 and 153, mostly Very Fine-Extremely Fine, accompanied by six P.F. or P.S.E. certificates

E. 500-750
1,000
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1763
 
Classic Balance. Six used stamps, Nos. 10A, 24 var. (Ty. Va), 71, 94, 96 and 159, quite intense colors, small flaws but all appear Very Fine, five certificates accompany

930
250
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1764
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1764, Collections and AccumulationsHigh-Denomination Classic Balance, High-Denomination Classic BalanceHigh-Denomination Classic Balance. Four stamps, used Nos. 278 and 313, unused Nos. 292-293 (latter regummed), each with attractive margins and well-centered, small flaws to be found including sealed tear on No. 292, a couple others with thins, Very Fine appearance

3,600
850
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1765
 
Unused Commemorative and Air Post Balance. Group of approx. 37 stamps in singles and blocks, 1c-4c and 6c Columbians with two of a few, some Mint N.H., Mint N.H. selvage block of 1c Trans-Mississippi, 1c and four 2c Pan Americans, three 1909 Commemorative blocks of four, also Mint N.H. two C1, C2 and three of C6, Fine-Very Fine group, Scott Retail more than $1,700.00

E. 300-400
350
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1766
 
Balance of Collection. Interesting mix in stock books, cards and pages, few early stamps, useful unused Washington-Franklin Issues, 1920s-40s singles and plate no. blocks, stationery cut squares on pages, Universal Postal Congress Stationery and more, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,300
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1767
 
Balance, 19th & 20th Century. Approximately 85 items, including blocks of four of Nos. 290, 295, 368, 832-834 (few centerline), few coil pairs including No. 446 (Mint N.H., gum crease), few other better including single of C3, center line block of C2, 2913 imperforate strip of ten, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
900
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1768
 
Balance, 19th Century. Eleven items, including used Nos. 28, 89, 118, unused Nos. 189, 214 (bottom selvage), 219D, 221, 270 and 280, also used No. 140 with 1969 P.F. certificate (grill looks suspicious), most with faults, few appear Fine-Very Fine, each with certificate

E. 300-400
650
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1769
 
Balance, 19th & 20th Century. 16 stock cards of unused and used stamps, including used Nos. 10, 113, unused Nos. 294 (2, one approaching sinking), 295 (2), some foreign, mixed condition, few appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
80
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1770
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Plate Number Strips Collection. Housed on stock pages, from 1980s-2000s, representing both strips of three and five, a few highlights including Nos. 1891 #6 strip of three, 1895 #4 strip of five, 1908 #2 strip of five, 2602 #A32333 strip of five, among others, Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine

E. 400-500
750
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1771
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Imperforate Coil Pair Balance. Total of 125 pairs from No. 1055d thru 4392a plus few Air Posts with catalogue values as high as $1,250.00 each, couple duplicates but mostly different, some better coil pairs including Nos. 1055d, 1615b, 1898Ad, 1947a (minor moisture damage as usual), 2260c, 2451a, 2902a, 2911a, 3263a, 4133a, 4141a and C73a, spot check shows all to be Mint N.H., mostly Very Fine, a scarce assemblage with many having less than 100 examples reported per Datz

20,338
6,000
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1772
nhbl
Modern Mint Blocks. Mostly plate blocks, zip blocks and plate strips (of twenty) of 5c-15c Commemoratives, plus Air Post and Regular Issues from the period to 40c, also a few more modern booklets, some duplication, Fine-Very Fine, Face value

1,630
900
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1773
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Mint Sheet Lot. 5c-29c Commemoratives, plus Regular Issues of the period to 50c, there are a few 8c and 10c sheets with heavy duplication, otherwise a good variety with only modest duplication, Fine-Very Fine, Face value

3,009
1,800
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1774
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P.S.E. Graded Lot. Group of 22 items from Nos. 588-1054A, all but one stamp Mint N.H., better items including No. 634b (VF 80 Jumbo), 647 (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), 666 (XF 90) and 1054A coil pair (Gem 100), Very Fine-Extremely Fine Gem, SMQ value

1,840
700
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1775
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Extensions Balance. Three items, No. 445 with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, F 70), with 1973 and 2002 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H., No. 524 with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80) and No. 547 Mint N.H. with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90), total SMQ $740.00

650
450
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1776
 
Extensions Balance. Four items, including No. 29 (repaired and reperforated), 35 (reperforated), 89 (perforation tear), also unused No. 56 with original gum, Fine-Very Fine appearing

1,375
200
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