Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
915
 
High Cataloguing Balance of an Extensive Collection. In two White Ace albums, Commemoratives go to 1979 and Regular Issues go to 1990, unused and used (some stamps present both ways), contains a large number of scarce unused 19th Century stamps cataloguing up to a few thousand dollars each, including Re-issues and other items not normally found in collection balance lots, later Regular Issues are well-filled unused, including the 1894 and 1895 Bureau Issues complete, extensive Washington-Franklin heads, including coil pairs, Commemoratives are complete unused except for No. 404, good value in Back-of-Book, particularly Postage Dues and Officials, plus Offices in China complete and some useful Confederate States, condition is mixed, especially on the early unused stamps, which contain no gum, regummed and original gum stamps, however nearly all of the expensive stamps are accompanied by a certificate (mostly P.F.), in fact, there are 84 certificates in total, the condition picks up in the latter part of the collection, which includes many Fine-Very Fine stamps, even the most conservative method of cataloguing will be well into six figures, and likely exceed $200,000.00

E. 25,000-35,000
47,500
916
og
19th and 20th Century Collection. Choice collection of unused stamps mounted in an album, original gum with a nice amount of Mint N.H., mostly 20th Century but also a range of 1894-98 Bureau issues including Nos. 275-276 (Scott Retail for the 19th Century Bureaus alone more than $3,500.00), 1902 Bureaus complete through the $2.00, Louisiana Purchase with extra 5c-10c, strength in Washington-Franklins including dollar values, some of the Perf 12 coils are genuine including No. 348 guide line pair graded 85, 1c-2c Bluish, No. 369 Mint N.H., Perf 8.5 coils, Panama-Pacific complete with No. 399 graded Mint N.H. 90, other better including Nos. 421, 460, 479-480, 523-524, 547, 1922 Issue complete, later issues including White Plains sheet, No. 832b and a number of high P.S.E. graded, ends in 1950's, on some of the better stamps a small problem may be encountered, overall Fine-Very Fine with many in the latter category, more than 40 certificates accompany, Scott Retail in excess of $20,000.00

E. 5,000-7,500
11,500
Back to Top
917
 
19th and 20th Century Collection. Used and unused stamps on stock pages, from 1851 Issue through 1922 and unused Officials, many better Scott numbers are present and most of these are in apparent unused condition (some may be used and cleaned), including Nos. 37, 112-122, range of large and small Bank Notes, Columbians complete, 1894-95 Bureaus through the $5.00, Trans-Mississippi complete to the $1.00, 1902 Issue through the $5.00, range of Washington-Franklins, Panama-Pacific complete, Officials with good degree of completion less the rarities (most are unused), used stamps include Nos. 12, 17, 27, 28, 31, 67, 72, 95 and others, condition is very mixed with faults and regumming to be expected throughout, some appear Fine, substantial catalog value, seven certificates accompany

E. 5,000-7,500
8,000
Back to Top
918
 
Collection, 1851-1980. Single Scott National album with mostly used stamps through the Washington-Franklins, some better used Scott numbers including Nos. 67, few grills, 112-121, wide range of Bank Notes, Columbians complete, 1895 Bureau Issue through the $5.00, Trans-Mississippi complete, 1902 Issue through the $5.00, Washington-Franklins with some unused including No. 459, Nos. 467 and 505 errors (unused), White Plains sheet, mixed condition with some flaws to be expected on the better stamps, overall Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
4,750
Back to Top
919
 
Collection, 1851-20th Century. Scott National album of unused and used, including used Nos. 17, 77, 291, unused including Nos. 239, 241, 325-327, 397-399, 630, 658-679, Air Post including C1-C6, C18, pane of 100 of 65c "H.H. "Happ" Arnold with unusual plate wash or overinking freak at right, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
Back to Top
920
 
Mostly Used Collection. In two White Ace albums, Regular Issues go to 1938, and include No. 1 and several 90c values, Commemoratives go to 1969, with $1.00 Trans-Mississippi, largely unused after 1925 including a White Plains sheet, Back-of-Book includes Air Posts (with a Graf Zeppelin set). Postage Dues, Offices in China, and more, somewhat mixed condition

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
Back to Top
921
og
20th Century Collection Balance. Substantial balance of a collection in one Scott National album and two stock book, nearly all unused with original gum and a great many Mint N.H., greatest strength is in Washington-Franklins with a number of better items, highlights in the album include Nos. 341-342, 350 and 355 pairs plus a range of Perf 8 coils, 357-358, 421-422, 443 line pair (Mint N.H.), 460-461, 479-480, 500 unused and used, 524, 547 (four), later issues including 1922 complete with shade varieties, 595, White Plains sheet, Kansas-Nebraska, 1033a, the two stockbooks contain mostly duplicates of what is in the albums but some different as well, with several copies of some, including a nice range of more than 125 plate no. singles -- again with strength in Washington-Franklins, also includes a group of Post Office Seals and used cut squares, the condition of the main collection is very nice with a great many stamps chosen for centering and margins, overall Very Fine with Extremely Fine to be found, worth careful review, more than 40 certificates accompany including some with high grades

E. 5,000-7,500
14,000
Back to Top
922
nh
20th Century Collection Balance. In about a dozen albums or stock books, earliest from 1930's, up to recent, lots of blocks and some 1930's-50's sheets, recalled Legends of the West sheet, also a number of First Day Cover albums worth little, the face will add up with some full panes, higher denomination issues and duplication, Very Fine collection

E. 750-1,000
550
Back to Top
923
nh
20th Century Collection Balance. On Scott album pages, fairly sparse through the Washington-Franklins and then good coverage from 1922-38, including 1922 Issue complete through the $5.00 (mostly Mint N.H.), Kansas-Nebraska complete, Presidentials, several graded commemoratives in the 90-95 range, Air Post including C1-C6, some Special Delivery and a few Postage Due, overall fresh and Very Fine balance

E. 500-750
600
Back to Top
924
 
Balance on Auction Lot Cards. 22 lot cards, much of which are U.S. classics (some with faults) such as 1847 5c and 10c with "Specimen" overprints, Nos. 7 unused strip of five, 12, 23 (with Weiss cert stating unused), 27, 30A, 67, 85, 118-119, 122, 151, Columbian $1.00-$5.00, 263, 404, 639a and more, some slightly mixed condition, mostly Fine or better

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
Back to Top
925
og
Classic Unused Balance, 1845-93. Group of approximately 50 unused stamps on stock cards, nice range of issues from Providence Postmaster's Provisional thru Small Bank Notes, many with original gum, also no gum or regummed, highlights include Nos. 10X1 (plus two reprints), 9, 36, 68, 127-128, 131, 133, 153, 165-166, later Bank Notes and Nos. 219-229 (missing 4c-5c), some flaws to be found including some reperfed, overall Fine-Very Fine or appear so, an attractive group, Scott Retail in excess of $15,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
2,600
Back to Top
926
 
19th Century Balance, 1845-1893. On homemade album pages, includes two Postmaster Provisionals (9X1 double transfer and 10X1), No. 1 (pen cancelled), 1851 Issue includes 1c Type IIIa, 5c, 10c Type I with bright red cancel, and 12c pair, 1851 mostly unused to 90c, with used 5c Brick Red, also 12c Reprint (faults), beginning with the 1861 Issue, it is almost all unused, with 1861-66 Issue to 90c, 1869 Pictorials include unused 30c and 90c, various Bank Notes, some with original gum, mixed centering and condition, the total catalogue value is quite high sold for the benefit of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

E. 3,000-4,000
6,250
Back to Top
927
og
19th Century Unused Balance. 43 unused stamps on stock cards, from Scott Nos. 10X1 thru 218, nearly all with original gum and a couple Mint N.H., the vast majority with P.F. certificates which almost universally state "genuine" (meaning no faults), some original gum highlights include Nos. 11, 24, 35, 56, 63, 94a, 112, 133, 133a, 136, 157, 178, 189, 205, 208a, 209, 211, 217 and 218, plus Mint N.H. Nos. 184 and 212, lots of well-centered, four-margin stamps, a few small flaws might be encountered despite the clean P.F. certificates, and the handful of uncertified stamps are generally of lesser quality than the certified ones, but overall a fresh and Very Fine Classic original gum balance with some Extremely Fine, Scott Retail more than $8,500.00

E. 3,000-4,000
4,750
Back to Top
928
 
Classic Small Balance. Seventeen singles or pairs, mostly used including Nos. 1, 15, 67, 68 pair and captured imprint single, 69, 70, 70a (with P.F. certificate), 76 and 78 pairs, plus unused 37 and 123, even with Canal Zone No. 14b (inverted overprint only 200 printed), some are well-centered and quite attractive, couple small flaws, mostly Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
Back to Top
929
 
Choice Graded Used Classic Balance. 15 stamps on stock cards, between Nos. 68 and 216, all but one P.S.E. graded (two are P.F. graded) between VF-XF 85 and XF 90 Jumbo (plus one stamp graded VF 80), some highlights include Nos. 68 with red cancel (90), 69 with red cancel (85), 135A (85), 152 (85) and 188 90J), fresh colors throughout, Very Fine and Choice-Extremely Fine, total SMQ (less No. 155 not graded) more than $2,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
Back to Top
930
 
High Cataloguing Classic Balance. Five stamps, including Nos. 25 (with original gum), 28b (used), 32, 118 and 120, the latter three unused (without gum), Nos. 32 and 120 appearing sound, others with minor faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, catalogue value is $13,250.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
Back to Top
931
 
Classic Balance, 1851-90 Issues. 25 stamps on stock cards, better include No. 15 graded VF-XF 85, No. 35 with red cancel graded XF 90, No. 65 original gum, No. 78a graded used 85 by P.S.A.G. but appears to us unused, No. 149 with red cancel, No. 153, No. 211B, others, some are Fine, some are Very Fine and a couple are Extremely Fine, Scott Retail approximately $1,500.00, eight certificates accompany

E. 750-1,000
800
Back to Top
932
 
Used Classic Balance. Range of stamps on album and stock pages, including 1851 Issue through Bank Notes, several better Scott numbers but mixed condition with some faulty, some Fine

E. 300-400
1,500
Back to Top
933
og
Unused Balance, 1890-1904. 1890 Small Bank Notes to 30c (including two No. 219D), Columbians to 50c with duplication, 1897 Bureau Issue to 15c including No. 279Bc, Louisiana Purchase complete, and a few others, nearly all with original gum, a few slightly affected by gum glazing, majority Fine-Very Fine, eight certificates accompany

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
Back to Top
934
 
Unused Collection. In Scott album to 1970s, sparse in classics, most of the value from 20th century onwards with Pan American, some 1902 Issue, Washington-Franklins, White Plains souvenir sheet and more, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,500
Back to Top
935
og
Commemorative and Air Post Unused Collection. In two albums, Commemoratives go to the 1940s, Air Posts to the 1960s, complete for singles, including the Columbian, Trans-Mississippi and Graf Zeppelin sets, also the White Plains sheets, plus some blocks of the Commemoratives, mixed condition including some early Commemoratives no gum or regummed, Fine-Very Fine appearing, sold for the benefit of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

E. 2,000-3,000
5,500
Back to Top
936
og
1893-1915 Commemorative Issues. With duplication on stock pages, original gum Columbians include several each of the lower values and also two each of the 15c-50c, and singles of the $1.00 and $2.00, also $5.00 design on admissions ticket, Trans-Mississippi includes both dollar values with original gum, Pan-Americans complete with duplication, Louisiana Purchase, incomplete Panama-Pacific with four No. 400 and two No. 400A, a few others, the better stamps generally with a small problem but overall Fine-Very Fine group with some choice lower values, nine certificates accompany

E. 1,500-2,000
3,375
Back to Top
937
og
Unused 20th Century Balance. Nos. 523 (faintly hinged), 524, 547, 573 (Mint N.H.), Kans.-Nebr. set, and two Mint N.H. modern errors - Nos. 1891a and 2238c (plate block), Fine-Very Fine

1,818
450
Back to Top
938
og
20th Century Unused Balance. Most of the value in 1930s-1950s plate blocks, including No. 701, two $5.00 Presidentials, and $5.00 Hamilton, various other singles, blocks and plate blocks, a few 19th Century or used, much Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
600
Back to Top
939
og
Regular Issues Unused Balance. Various issues on album pages, Bureau Issues to 50c, 1902 Issue to 50c, plus a used $1.00, a few Washington-Franklin heads, including No. 467 single and double errors, and No. 505 double error, Kans.-Nebr. set, and some later, including a $5.00 Hamilton plate blocks, a few blocks or plate blocks, shade duplication, a small group of loose (mainly coils and a few booklets), some small faults, much is Fine-Very Fine, sold for the benefit of the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
Back to Top
940
 
Plate Block Accumulation. In five boxes, large quantity in glassines (some ordered and mostly labelled by Scott), albums, counter books and loose, while the quantity consists of 1930s-60s plate blocks with duplication we do notice a large amount of better items including 1920s-30s Definitives and Commemoratives, $5.00 Hamilton, Air Posts and more, mostly Fine-Very Fine, careful viewing is suggested

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
Back to Top
941
nh
Transportation Coil Plate Number Strip Collection. Many dozens, all in strips of five, with some duplication, better include 9.3 Bread Wagon #5 and #6, and 20c Pumper #2, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail exceeds $1,700.00

E. 400-500
325
Back to Top
942
 
Small Balance. Few better unused items including $1.00 and $5.00 Columbians, White Plains souvenir sheet, No. C18 block of four with plate no., plus a couple other items, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
Back to Top
943
 
Accumulation. Massive accumulation in six large cartons (16" x 16" x 15"), including plate blocks such as Nos. 832-834, First Day covers, new issues, year sets and a host of other material including some worldwide, also including mint sheet files with panes and souvenir sheets, face value of larger multiples and souvenir sheets over $3,000.00, a large group

E. 1,500-2,000
2,500
Back to Top
944
 
U.S. and International Accumulation. In two boxes, best is a complete set of Kansas-Nebraska (658-679), mostly Mint N.H., Ryukyu's collection with owner's catalog value of $2,000.00 (not verified), other U.S. is modern including mint singles collection from 1990's-2000 (owner's face value $340.00), album of plate no. panes and blocks (owner's face value more than $200.00), also binder of Christmas Seals sheets, couple binders of first day covers and group of U.S. year sets, finally starter collections of Australia and Iceland, overall Fine

E. 400-500
625
Back to Top
945
 
Miscellaneous Balance. Dozens of stamps on stock cards, both used and unused, covering Classic issues through 20th Century, basically unsorted with some cards combining stamps from different eras, some better including group of six 2c 1869 Pictorial Issue plate essays, some unused large and small Bank Notes, range of Washington-Franklins with original gum Nos. 341-342 and 422, group of Offices in China, Ducks, also some Possessions and Carriers & Locals, mixed condition, some are Fine

E. 500-750
1,600
Back to Top
946
nh
Modern Collection. Mint N.H. stamps housed in seven binders plus cartons of U.S. year sets and yearbooks (some of the yearbooks may be missing their stamps), wide range of issues from 1980-2014 including souvenir sheets, blocks, singles, etc., some denominations to be found and some better topical, some duplication, clean and Very Fine collection, face value exceeds $900.00

E. 400-500
950
Back to Top
947
 
Back-of-Book Small Balance. Nine items or sets on auction lot cards, including Nos. J1 block, K1 plate block, few Officials, No. PR92, R95a, R150, RO5a block and American Telegraph Company all-over cover with original telegram enclosure, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
950
Back to Top
948
nh
Small Mixture. Three Mint Sheet files with over $300.00 in complete panes plus large blocks and plate blocks (uncounted) from 3c-32c, plus an album of United Nations to 1961 with four-corner plate/inscription blocks of four or more, including four No. 38, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
Back to Top
949
 
Extensions Balance. Three stamps, No. 28 reperfed at right, 241 reperfed and rebacked and 293 with hinge thin, each with prior clear certificates from P.F. or P.S.E., Very Fine appearance

2,875
1,250
Back to Top
950
og
Extensions Balance. Four stamps, with No. 30 unused with added perf, 333, 339 (PF, graded XF 90) and 501 with "kiss impression", mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
Back to Top
951
nhbl
Mint Sheets/Panes Accumulation. Large accumulation of modern mint sheets housed in binders, many but not all self-adhesive, wide range of issues with some duplication and some higher values over $5.00 (Express Mail and Priority Mail full sheets were removed and offered in a separate lot), also two plastic boxes of miscellaneous face and coils, Very Fine, face value of the sheets alone approximately

7,000
4,000
Back to Top
952
nhbl
Mint Panes Collection. About 70 panes, including Nos. 565 (small piece of corner missing), 649, 690, 702, 704, 709, 716-717, few National Parks, 803-806 among other 3c and 4c panes, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
Back to Top
953
nhbl
Express and Priority Mail Accumulation. Self-adhesive stamps, nearly all in complete panes or 10 or 20, also a few blocks, denominations up to $19.99, also includes ten $2.00 Inverted Jenny sheets of six, all fresh and Very Fine, total face value

3,444
2,500
Back to Top
954
nhbl
Dollar Value Postage. All in Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four, mostly consisting of $1.00 O'Neill and $5.00 Moore (1294-1295), plus a few others, Very Fine, face value

1,350
950
Back to Top
955
nh
Dollar Value and Higher Postage Lot. Mostly $1.00, $2.00 and $5.00 plate blocks, including 34 $1.00 Airlift and 19 $5.00 Moore, some Express Mail booklets, with values to $10.75, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

1,140
791
Back to Top
956
nh
Modern Postage Group. 6c-50c values, in sheets (about $200.00), plate blocks, plate strips and booklets, also twenty sets of the World Columbian souvenir sheets in envelopes, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, face value

720
450
Back to Top
957
nh
Modern Lot. Includes booklets with a Scott Retail value of about $600.00, United Nations, some Possessions and Trust Territories, nearly all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
110
Back to Top
958
c
First Day Cover Collection. Housed in approximately 28 binders in three large boxes, hundreds of covers spanning a wide range of issues, we note a few better but mostly common covers, Very Fine, accompanied by Planty catalogue and several books on first day covers

E. 300-400
160
Back to Top
Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy