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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1418
 
1845-69 Issues, Collection Balance. Mostly used stamps mounted on album pages, nice range of issues with numerous better stamps, including Nos. 9X1, 1-2, 9 (unused), 12, 17, 18, 27, 29, 30-30A, Nos. 36-39 unused, 62B, 63 o.g. pair, 67-72 (30c appears unused), 75 single and pair, 77 (appears unused), 102, 112-122, also a handful of covers with 1c-3c 1857 Issue, mixed condition with some flaws to be expected, some appear Fine, Scott Retail more than $20,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
1419
 
1c 1851-57 Issue Specialized Collection. Many dozens of mostly used stamps, including pairs, strips and ten covers, 1851 are Types II and IV, with many of the better positions, such as a reconstructed block of the "big crack", position 4R1L (in a strip of three with two Type IV), double transfers, several examples of the triple transfer, one inverted, 1857 is mostly Type V, but does include some of the better types, including No. 19 (clipped perfs), 21 and a pair of No. 23, also some Type Va, several of the better plate varieties, also an unused, original gum selvage block of eight, group of Paid cancels, also a few essays, condition is mixed, as it was assembled to show the important features of the stamp rather than choice condition, though there are many attractive four-margins or well-centered stamps

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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1420
 
1869 Pictorial Issue, Collection Balance. Over 50 stamps on dealer or auction lot cards, each denomination represented for the entire issue including duplicates of values such as the 24c-90c with at least two of each, particular focus on the 12c Adriatic, predominately used but including a few unused, some varieties such as split grills, better cancellations and even a couple potential re-issues, we notice quite a few with Jumbo margins, some small faults to be expected, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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1421
 
1870-93 Bank Note Issues, Collection Balance. Stamps mounted on album pages, mostly used through the Continental issues and then mostly unused from the American issues through the Small Bank Notes, the unused with a mix of original gum and some no gum, several grills including Nos. 134-135 (unused), 137-139, 141, ungrilled issue complete with unused 15c, Continental issues complete, 1879 American Bank Note issue unused less the 10c, 30c and 90c, later American issues mostly complete unused, 1890-93 Small Bank Notes complete unused, mixed condition with some flaws to be expected, overall Fine group with some attractive stamps

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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1422
 
1870-88 Bank Note Issues, Collection Balance. Mostly unused, some used, with values to 90c, we notice better Scott numbers represented, scarcer items appear to be either unused (no gum) with a handful regummed, somewhat mixed condition though the catalogue value should prove to be quite high, still a valuable group, mostly Fine or better

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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1423
 
1894-98 Bureau Issue Group. Small but better selection of items including unused Nos. 263, 272a (with P.S.E. certificate as pair from which this originated), 276-277, some used including No. 276-276A combination pair, even a set of unused Small Bank Notes (No. 219-229), couple small faults, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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1424
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1894-1902 Bureau Issues, Collection Balance. Nice collection of unused stamps on album pages, the vast majority original gum including some Mint N.H., 1894 Unwatermarked complete to the 50c, also includes Mint N.H. combination block of four of Nos. 266-267 (from plate 170), 1895 Watermarked complete to the $2.00, 1898 Issue complete, 1902 Issue complete to the $1.00, also two No. 301c booklet panes, six certificates accompany

E. 1,500-20,000
2,100
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1425
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1425, Group Lots by IssueColumbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues (230-245, 285-293), Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues (230-245, 285-293)Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues (230-245, 285-293). Nearly complete sets of each issue unused, missing only the $1.00 Trans-Mississippi and including an extra $3.00 Columbian, the lower values original gum with some Mint N.H., nearly but not all of the dollar values regummed or no gum, the better stamps generally with small flaws, still attractive sets with Fine or Fine appearing stamps, six P.S.E. certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $10,500.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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1426
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Early Commemorative Issues, Collection Balance. Unused stamps on stock cards, mostly original gum with a few disturbed and couple Mint N.H., including Pan-Americans, Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown, 1909 Commemoratives with 2c Lincoln on Bluish, Panama-Pacific less No. 404, a couple with flaws, overall Fine

1,758
325
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1427
og
Washington-Franklin Issues, Collection Balance. Extensive unused collection on album pages and stock cards, nearly all original gum with some Mint N.H., 1908-12 Issue sheet stamps complete less No. 342, a few genuine flat plate coils and some of the usual suspect coils not counted in our estimate, 1c-2c Bluish, 1912-14 Issues complete less No. 423, 1914-15 Issue complete, Nos. 433-435 Mint N.H. blocks of four, later issues including many joint line pairs, also Nos. 460, 473-474 Mint N.H. blocks of four, 479-480, 505 error in a block of nine (no gum), 498-517 in blocks of four, 523-524, 538a and 540a Mint N.H. blocks of four, 547, others, a few flaws may be encountered but condition is generally nice throughout, several certificates accompany

E. 4,000-5,000
7,000
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1428
 
Washington-Franklin Issues, Collection Balance. Nearly all neatly mounted with identification on reverse of mount or on original auction lot cards, wide range of issues in both unused and used condition, with singles, blocks, positional pieces, varieties such as imperforate between and double impressions, coil pairs, joint line pairs and more, we notice numerous items that catalogue hundreds each including 15c Bluish Paper, overall quality is above average with quite a few well-centered examples, a few certificates accompany, Fine-Very Fine, worthy of close inspection

E. 3,000-4,000
6,750
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1429
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Washington-Franklin Issues, Collection Balance. Stock pages of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, including Nos. 335, 337, 340, 407, 415, 420, 464, 466 and 468, better condition than normally seen in a group, fresh and Fine-Very Fine with some Extremely Fine, twelve with certificates (three graded 90)

5,126
2,700
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1430
nh
Imperforate Coil Pairs. 32 imperforate coils (and one booklet pane) on a stock page, ranging from Nos. 1058a to 1597e, Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

1,600
450
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1431
og
Private Vending and Affixing Machine Balance. More than 50 items on stock sheets and album pages, wide range of companies and issues present, a number in the $100.00-$300.00 catalogue value range, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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1432
og
Private Vending and Affixing Machine Balance. 55 mostly different items, either pairs or a few strips of four, good representation of companies, catalogue values to $800.00, several $100.00-$400.00, a few minor faults, but mostly Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail

4,650
1,400
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1433
nh
Air Post Balance. Stock pages of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, including Nos. C1-C6, C7-C12, C16 onwards mostly complete, better centering than normally seen in group lots, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, three with certificates (C3 with natural inclusion), Scott Retail up to Scott C31

850
250
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1434
og
Special Delivery Balance. 14 unused stamps, including Nos. E2 and E3 with original gum, rest Mint N.H. including Nos. E6-E9, E11-E18, most Very Fine, Nos. E8 and E9 with 1990's P.F. certificates

2,280
500
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1435
og
Postage Due Collection. Nearly all unused on Scott pages, contains most of the stamps from the first three issues, all of the Bureau sets to the 50c (Nos. J31-J58 including the scarce No. J58), and the later issues, most with original gum, mixed condition but many Fine-Very Fine stamps present, Scott Retail approximately $28,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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1436
 
Officials Collection. Stamps mounted on album pages, largely complete in a mix of used and unused, the unused with mix of original gum, disturbed gum and no gum, including Agriculture complete (1c and 3c used), Executive complete unused (all are no gum), Interior complete (3c, 15c, 90c used), Justice complete (3c, 12c, 15c, 30c, 90c used), Navy complete used, Post Office complete mostly used (10c, 12c, 24c unused), State complete through 90c (1c, 6c, 7c, 12c, 24c, 90c unused), Treasury complete (3c, 6c, 12c, 30c unused), War complete (more than half unused), range of Soft Paper stamps with some better, also eight Special Printings including 6c Agriculture and State, mixed condition with flaws to be expected, many appear Fine, high retail value

E. 3,000-4,000
2,500
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1437
 
Officials Collection. Mounted on pages in a single binder, stamps mostly complete either unused or used less the dollar value State Dept. and the soft papers, also includes complete set of plate proofs on card, approximately 14 stamped covers including 3c Executive on Executive Mansion corner card cover, finally a handful of stampless covers relating to official uses including John Quincy Adams free frank (cover front only), mixed condition, overall Fine collection

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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1438
og
Newspapers and Periodicals Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, starts with nice showing the large format issue, 1875 Continental printing also has several better with denominations to $3.00, 1879 American issue well-represented with values to $60.00, 1885 Issue with several better, also with PR114-PR125, some unused (no gum) or regummed, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile group

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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1439
 
Newspapers and Periodicals Balance. Album pages of mostly unused stamps, including Nos. PR1-PR8, nice selection of Continental issue to the 96c, nice American Bank Note Co. issues with denominations to $60.00, some unused (no gum), some faults, some appear Fine-Very Fine, four with certificates

E. 3,000-4,000
4,750
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1440
 
Back-of-Book Collection. Housed in a single Scott album, wide range of material beginning with Officials which are largely complete used (less the rare items), Newspapers including several of the early large format, the bulk of the collection is Revenues with complete Hunting Permits through 1980's and some later, First Issue Revenues with imperfs and part perfs, nothing expensive but many are genuine, including No. R102c and a few uses on documents, later issues with R150 and a range of others, mixed condition with flaws to be found, overall a useful collection

E. 1,000-1,500
5,750
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1441
og
Back-of-Book Unused Balance. Special Deliveries complete through 1927 including No. E15c, a complete set of Parcel Post, Newspaper Stamps which include some facsimiles, and a few others, slightly mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearing

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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1442
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Back-of-Book Balance. Stock pages of unused singles and multiples, including Nos. C1-C6 with two each of C1 and C5, C10a, C18 two singles and plate block, Special Delivery including Nos. E5 and E7, Officials including E35 and E38, nice group of Postage Dues, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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1443
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Cut Square Collection. A few hundred mostly unused on Scott pages, includes Officials, catalogue values to $300.00, most with large margins, some loose material including a few entires, overall a fresh collection with the vast majority Very Fine or better, five P.F. certificates accompany, Scott Retail in excess of $5,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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1444
og
Postal Stationery Balance. Five cut squares and three entires on auction lot cards, the one feature that holds them together is they have a Thomas Jefferson portrait in the indicia, includes No. UO39 cut square and UO59 entire, also No. U92 entire with Wells, Fargo imprint, most are Very Fine, Scott Retail exceeds $1,000.00

E. 300-400
150
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1445
c
Postal Stationery and Postal Cards Balance. Ten items, including UX32 with second surcharge on back, Undersander E99Xg essay, U492 cut square, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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1446
c
Postal Card Balance. Fourteen items on auction lot cards, the one thing they all have in common is a portrait of Thomas Jefferson in the indicia, mint cards cataloguing in the $25.00-$100.00 range, including some varieties, Puerto Rico No. UX1, used include Nos. UX27C and UX27D, two uprated with 1c stamp to Sweden and Queensland, nice condition throughout, Very Fine

E. 300-400
170
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