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Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2283
 
U.S. Collection, 1847-1926. Old-time collection in a 1926 Scott National album, mix of used and unused stamps hinged onto the pages, highlights include Nos. 1, 17, 30A, 67, 71-72, 100, 1869 Pictorial Issue complete including what appears to be an unused 90c (partially stuck down), range of Bank Notes to 90c, Columbians complete unused through the $4.00, with all the dollar values stuck down, early Bureaus to $2.00, Trans-Mississippi unused to $1.00 (which is faulty), range of Washington-Franklins mostly unused, some back-of-book as well, this is a very old-time collection so condition is mixed to rough on some of the better stamps, still useful material and some appear Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
6,250
2284
 
Old-Time U.S. Collection Offered Intact as Received, 1847-1953. Singles and blocks of four in two albums, singles are Regular Issues, early mainly used including No. 1 and 2, 1869 Pictorials complete (this set mostly unused including the 15c, 24c and 90c values), Bureau Issues to $5.00 unused or used, several Washington-Franklins, some Back-of-Book, such as Offices in China and Officials, blocks are mostly Commemoratives, with four values from the Columbian Issue, $573 arrow block, and Air Post, mixed condition on the early issues, Fine-Very Fine appearance throughout, all are housed in Crystal Mounts, so there will be some Mint N.H. stamps, a useful and high cataloguing collection

E. 4,000-5,000
11,500
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2285
 
U.S. Collection Balance, 1851-1920s. Two binders plus stock cards of mostly used stamps, including Nos. 7, 9, 14, 15, 17, 18, 22, 29, 30A, 32, 33, 35-38, 69, 70, 70a, 71, 72, 75-77, 86-90, 92-98, 100, 112-117, 119-121, nice group of Bank Notes with several sets to the 90c, including No. 144, also No. 140 with a clear 1969 P.F. certificate but we believe has a fake grill, 20th Century with No. 312, nice group of Washington-Franklins, some back-of-book such as Special Delivery and Dues, unused including No. 310, 461, 551-573, 658-679, C1-C6, C18, few plate blocks such as No. 620, the album pages are home made so look slightly haphazard but the owner did pay attention to condition so the quality is better than one would initially expect, few small faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine with some Extremely Fine, several with certificates from the 1980's thru 2012

E. 6,000-8,000
20,000
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2286
 
U.S. Collection, 1847-1930s. Housed in a single Scott National album, very old time collection with range of mostly used stamps, highlights include two 5c 1847's, range of used classics including 30c 1869, Columbians complete unused with the dollar values no gum except for the $5.00 which has original gum, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi with original gum, back-of-book including 1930 Graf Zeppelin set with original gum, very mixed condition with faults to be expected or h.r. on the better original-gum stamps, some are Fine, just the mentioned highlights are worth our estimate

E. 1,500-2,000
7,500
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2287
c
Balance of an Old-Time U.S. Cover Collection. Couple hundred covers from stampless to 1950s, few on auction lot cards incl. 5c 1847, No. 77 to France and 1891 inbound cover from Turkey with U.S. Postage Due, about half is 20th century with WWII A.P.O., some Prexie and Liberty Series, unusual destinations such as Burma, Andorra, Ethiopia, etc., also with some odd material like Thomas Edison signed stamp, some mixed condition but much is Fine or better

E. 400-500
850
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2288
nh
20th Century U.S. Collection. Mostly Mint N.H. collection housed in three Scott albums, earliest is 1919 Victory, 1922 Issue and later 1920's Issues essentially complete less the rare stamps, does include some better such as Nos. 578-579 and 634A, White Plains sheet, Kansas-Nebraska sets, 1938 Presidential Issue in plate blocks of four, later issues through mid-1970's, a second album contains Air Post with complete singles (less C13-C15), also blocks of four and plate blocks of later Air Post, third album with some other back-of-book, collector was condition conscious and bought many stamps at retail from dealers known for quality, as such fresh condition and nice stamps essentially throughout, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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2289
 
Dealer's Stock. Two narrow boxes of small approval cards, both unused and used stamps ranging from 1851 Issue through early 20th Century, Back-of-Book including range of Officials and a few Revenues, typical small flaws to be found on some but many sound and attractive stamps present, owner's Scott Retail $21,428.00

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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2290
 
19th & 20th Century U.S. Accumulation. Stock pages of mostly used stamps, including Nos. 9, 15, 112, 113, 115, massive duplication of 3c Bank Notes and 1c and 2c Columbians, later issues with nice precancels, some unused such as two 8c Kans., 10c Kans., 8c-10c Nebr. with two of last, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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2291
 
U.S. Accumulation. Carton of unused and used stamps, including unused Nos. 323-327, 368, 371, 373, 523, 547, C1, C3, blocks of four of Nos. C1 and C3, 538 block of 72, 612 pane of 100, blocks of 25 of K1-K3, blocks of ten and four of K5, plate block of six and two blocks of four of K6, blocks of four of K7-K14, some Revenues, on the lower end of the value scale is some kiloware and worldwide, mixed condition with some Fine-Very Fine, an interesting old-time group

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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2292
 
U.S. Accumulation. Quadrille pages of mostly used stamps, including large group of 2c Columbians with many annotated showing plating varieties such as double transfers etc., No. 178 used with a patent cancel, group of 2c or 3c Bank Notes arranged by cancel, some faults, an interesting group

E. 150-200
160
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2293
og
Booklet Pane Collection, 1900-2001. Mounted in a single stuffed album, essentially complete starting with No. 279 and covering to about 2001 (lacking the AEF panes), also includes Air Post No. C10a, early issues Fine, overall a fresh collection

E. 500-750
900
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2294
nh
Modern Mint Collection, 1940s-2010s. In 16 Scott albums and some loose, includes separate albums for singles, blocks, plate blocks, and booklet panes, extremely well-filled with very few empty spaces, including high value definitives and Express Mail stamps, sometimes the singles or blocks albums contain full panes, including two Recalled Legends of the West sheets, other premium items such as $5.00 Hamilton plate block, also coil plate number strips and computer-vended postage, the loose material is the recent years, mainly full panes still in the original post office packaging, this group in particular adds up to quite a bit of face value, appears to be all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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2295
 
Postal Counterfeits. Eight items, two 2c 1895 tied to piece, 2c Offset Issue both unused and used, 1932-36 2c Washington, two unused, one used, and one on cover that had the top right portion of the cover cut out and taped back into place, Fine, the seven off-cover items have a Scott Retail value of $500.00,.the other, if on full cover, would catalogue $2,000.00

E. 300-400
325
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2296
 
Christmas Seals Collection, 1909-1980's. Single banker's box stuffed with material, bulk of the collection is sheets from 1928 through the 1980's showing progressive color proofs for each year, numerous sheets per year including imperforate, also stock pages with single stamps, blocks or booklet panes from WX1 thru 1950's (no WX11), finally a binder with covers bearing Christmas seals on back or front, earliest cover is from 1917, Very Fine collection

E. 750-1,000
325
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2297
 
Small Used Balance. Odd mixture consisting of 1869 Issue incl. Nos. 113, 117 (3), 120 (2) and 121 with Steamship cancel, few Officials such as Nos. O1, O5, O39 and O63, few U.S. with Shanghai cancels, most on original auction lot card or dealer page, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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2298
og
1898-1915 Commemoratives, Balance (285/403). Unused stamps on stock cards, Trans-Mississippi Issue complete through 50c (which is used), Pan-American Issue, Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown and 1909 Issues complete, Panama-Pacific complete through the 5c Perf 10, a few are hinged but the majority is Mint N.H. including a few of the better stamps, centering is mostly Very Fine, a few of the low-denomination Trans-Mississippi only Fine, overall a fresh and attractive group, Scott Retail more than $4,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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2299
 
Extensions Balance. Three classic stamps with problems, No. 21 with cancel removed, hinge thin and small perf faults, No. 22 unused (no gum) with perfs trimmed to appear as No. 8A, No. 27 with cancel cleaned and reperfed (1971 P.F. certificate as unused with original gum), each with 2018 P.F. or P.S.E. certificate

3,875
7,000
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2300
og
Saleable Balance. 18 items, all but three (Nos. 1, 71, 72) unused, several early Commemoratives including 50c and $2.00 Columbian, a few blocks (which contain some well-centered stamps), two No. RW2, and more, centering ranges from Fine to Extremely Fine, majority are Very Fine, eight with P.F. or P.S.E. certificates

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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2301
 
Useful Balance of Consignment. Over 20 items, some higher value such as used Nos. 1 and 101, unused $2.00 and $3.00 Columbian, a few plate blocks including No. 515 and E7, Back-of-Book with some Newspaper Stamps, a few Possessions,a and more, higher valued items generally with small faults, many of the medium-priced are Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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2302
 
Final Balance of a Large Estate. Three items, State Dept. Officials set of plate proofs on card, No. 1058a strip of ten (Mint N.H.), No. UC22a mint entire (P.F. certificate), some proofs with light toned spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail $880.00

E. 150-200
190
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2303
og
20th Century and Back-of-Book Balance. 13 nearly all certified items on stock cards, all original gum including Nos. 327 (barely hinged, if at all), 400 (Mint N.H.), 454 pair (Mint N.H.), 480, E5 with top plate no. selvage (Mint N.H.), J7, J20 (barely hinged), K16 (two), O123 (Mint N.H.), PR86, PR121 block of four with vertical guideline (Mint N.H.), RW3 with plate no. selvage (gum skips), fresh and Very Fine balance, 11 certificates accompany

4,445
2,200
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2304
og
Balance, 1893-1930's. Small but useful group of unused stamps on stock cards, including Nos. 238-241 and 243 (all no gum), 288, 290, 299, 324-330, 479-480, 524, 573, 834 plate block, few souvenir sheets, overall a Fine-Very Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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2305
og
Commemoratives Balance (Mostly). Ten items, including unused Nos. 238 (Mint N.H.), 240 (part o.g.), 241 (regummed), 243 (regummed), 291, 315 pair, 397-404, also O83P3-O93P3 and Guam M7a, overall Fine-Very Fine

5,291
1,700
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2306
 
Aviation and Zeppelin Ephemera Material. Eleven individual lots from an auction, incl. magazines, brochures and maps from the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, brochures from the U.S.S. Akron (ZR-4), material from the U.S.S. Los Angeles (ZR-3) incl. a rye bread wrapper carried from Germany and telegram from Dr. Eckener, and also material from U.S.S. Shenandoah (ZR-1), mostly Fine or better

E. 300-400
300
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2307
 
Classic Literature Balance. More than 20 titles, all are useful and a number are better including the rare 5c 1856 Issue book by Henry Hill (retail $200), Brookman 19th Century three-volume Deluxe edition (Vol. 1 signed by Brookman), Arfken Postage Dues (retail $150), Luff 1902 edition, Chase 3c 1851-57 Issue 1942 Revised Deluxe edition (numbered 41 of 50), Brazer Essays and Proofs (Quarterman edition), Johl 20th Century plus extra Quarterman edition, Neinken 1c 1851-57 Issue, Remele Railroad Postmarks, others, for complete list see attached pdf.

E. 300-400
200
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2308
 
U.S. Accumulation. In a single box, very eclectic group with everything from unused stamps to 1930's-1950's first day covers, some highlights include 30c, 50c and $2.00 Columbians unused, also a mix of lower denominations unused, two White Plains sheets, couple Washington-Franklin booklets, five $5.00 Moore plate blocks, lots of other material of lesser value, mixed condition on the better items, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
800
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