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Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2204
 
1c-12c 1851-56 Issue. 14 singles and two pairs, including two pairs of No. 17, singles of Nos. 8A, 9 (2), 11, 11A, 12, 14 (2) and 17 (6), few different cancels including possible magenta on one 12c, some faults, overall Fine, Scott value with no premium for cancels approximately

4,375
550
2205
 
1c 1851-57 Issue Balance. 39 items, including group of Nos. 7 and 9 with different recuts of the latter, No. 24 for perforated, some are pairs, margins to in, some faults, overall Fine appearance

E. 300-400
750
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2206
 
Balance, 1851-1869. Seven used stamps, including Nos. 9, 38, 117 and 120, few faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
180
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2207
 
5c-30c 1857-60 Issue (28, 29, 30A, 37, 37a two, 38). Seven used stamps, the 37 with s.e. at right and pen cancel, one 37a with "PAID" handstamp, few small faults, Fine group, the 29, 30A and one 37a with clear P.F. certificates

3,280
900
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2208
 
1867-68 Better Grilled Issues Balance. Ten used stamps, Nos. 79, 85, 85B, 85E, 89, 90, 91, 95, 100 and 101, range of cancels, grills generally well-defined, faulty, appear Very Good-Fine, a scarce group, Scott value more than $11,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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2209
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1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-117, 122). Unused, first three original gum, others no gum or regummed, bright colors, some faults, Very Good-Fine group

8,225
2,100
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2210
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1c-15c 1869 Pictorials (112-114, 116-118). Unused (no gum), few faults, Very Good-Fine

5,215
900
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2211
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2211, Group Lots by Issue15c, 30c 1869 Pictorial, Balance (118, 121), 15c, 30c 1869 Pictorial, Balance (118, 121)15c, 30c 1869 Pictorial, Balance (118, 121). Three stamps with an unusual characteristic, first No. 118 with vignette shifted strongly to bottom, bold New Orleans circular datestamp and red transit cancel, Fine, second No. 118 with target cancel and double perforations at bottom, small thin spot in grill, Very Fine appearance, finally No. 121 with Double Grill, One Split, centered to top right, clear second grill which is split vertically, cork cancel, pulled perf and tiny tear, otherwise Fine, a very rare variety, this is the only one we have offered since keeping computerized records, ex Sheriff and Wagshal, with 1986 and 2010 P.F. certificates, Scott value with the two 15c as normal and the 30c as Double Grill

3,050
550
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2212
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Bank Note Unused Balance. 24, including Nos. 146, 147, 149, 150, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 163, 165, 166, 183, 185, 186, 188, 189, 190 (2), 208 and 216, few regummed or disturbed gum, few original gum, few with small faults, overall Fine-Very Fine group, eight with certificates

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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2213
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Bank Note Used Blocks. Six, including blocks of four of Nos. 148, 150, 152, 162 and 217, last is block of 18 of No. 148 on piece, few faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott value approximately $5,240.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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2214
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1c-50c Columbian (230-240). 25 stamps, complete set to the 50c with duplication of several values (three of 30c), including some shade varieties, about seven lower value stamps Mint N.H., others original gum except for one 15c no gum, some with quite wide margins including 30c-50c, a few minor flaws may be found but overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott value approximately $2,600.00

E. 500-750
1,300
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2215
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1c-$3.00 Columbians, 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (230-243, 285-293). Few unused (no gum) or regummed, few original gum or disturbed original gum, some faults, some Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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2216
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2216, Group Lots by Issue2c-$3.00 Columbians (231, 240-243), 2c-$3.00 Columbians (231, 240-243)2c-$3.00 Columbians (231, 240-243). Five, including Nos. 231 with broken hat, 240-243, last two unused (regummed), 50c disturbed gum, few small faults, Fine group

2,655
800
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2217
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2217, Group Lots by Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245), 1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245)1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245). Complete used set, $1.00, $3.00 and $4.00 with side selvage, 15c-$5.00 with New York registry oval cancels, few small faults, Fine appearing set

4,835
1,800
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2218
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2218, Group Lots by Issue1c-$1.00 Columbian (230-241), 1c-$1.00 Columbian (230-241)1c-$1.00 Columbian (230-241). Three pieces each with four stamps, each cancelled by bold strike of "New York Sep. 27, 1893" duplex cancel, many only partly affixed with gum on part not affixed, each piece folded between stamps, Very Fine and unusual, Scott value $935.00

E. 300-400
550
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2219
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2219, Group Lots by Issue30c-$5.00 Columbians (239-245), 30c-$5.00 Columbians (239-245)30c-$5.00 Columbians (239-245). Including two $1.00 and two $5.00, mostly original gum, $4.00 unused (no gum), few small faults, mostly thin spots from hinges, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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2220
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2220, Group Lots by Issue50c-$5.00 Columbians, 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (240-245, 291-293), 50c-$5.00 Columbians, 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (240-245, 291-293)50c-$5.00 Columbians, 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (240-245, 291-293). Nos. 245 and 293 unused (no gum), few others regummed or disturbed gum with some original gum, better centering and margins than often seen in groups, couple small faults, Fine-Very Fine or appear so

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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2221
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2221, Group Lots by Issue50c, $2.00 Columbians (240, 242), 50c, $2.00 Columbians (240, 242)50c, $2.00 Columbians (240, 242). Two used examples of each, registry oval cancels, few faults including one $2.00 expertly repaired, otherwise Very Fine

1,400
325
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2222
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2222, Group Lots by Issue2c-90c 1890-93 Issue (220a, 220c, 225, 228, 229), 2c-90c 1890-93 Issue (220a, 220c, 225, 228, 229)2c-90c 1890-93 Issue (220a, 220c, 225, 228, 229). Original gum (30c slight disturbed), bright colors, Fine

1,575
300
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2223
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2223, Group Lots by Issue2c-$2.00 1894 Issue (249/262), 2c-$2.00 1894 Issue (249/262)2c-$2.00 1894 Issue (249/262). Eight unused stamps, Nos. 249, 251, 252, 254, 258, 260, 261 and 262, 50c and $2.00 unused (regummed), $1.00 disturbed gum, Nos. 252 and 254 Mint N.H. (latter with pencil on gum), others original gum, Very Good-Fine group

4,400
550
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2224
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1890-94 Issue Multiples. Three items, including 220 imprint and plate no. strip of six, o.g., h.r., few reinforced perfs and one with extraneous ink mark, 266 plate block of six from plate no. 170 (where first rows of this plate are Type II and others are Type III), last is Mint N.H. plate block of six of No. 279, few flaws, Fine appearing group

1,025
200
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2225
og
2c-5c 1894-98 Issue (250, 255, 267a, 268 two). Five imprint and plate no. strips of three, original gum, few faults, Fine

1,120
130
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2226
og
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2226, Group Lots by Issue2c-$5.00 1898 Issue (273/284), 2c-$5.00 1898 Issue (273/284)2c-$5.00 1898 Issue (273/284). 14 unused stamps, Nos. 273, 274, 275 (2), 276, 276A, 277, 277a (no gum), 278 (regummed), 279B, 282a (Mint N.H.), 282C, 283 and 284, others original gum, rich colors, few small faults, Fine appearance

5,184
1,400
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2227
og
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2227, Group Lots by Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293). 4c and 10c unused (no gum), others original gum, h.r., few faults including thin spots, 5c with few faulty perfs at bottom left, Very Good-Fine

4,543
750
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2228
 
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2228, Group Lots by Issue50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293), 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293)50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293). Five total, including unused of each plus used of $1.00 and $2.00, the $1.00 unused (no gum), few small faults, Fine appearing group

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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2229
og
1904-24 Commemoratives, Balance. Original gum stamps, including Mint N.H. Nos. 323-327, Nos. 328-330, a few 1909 commemoratives including Mint N.H. No. 369, Panama-Pacific Nos. 397-404, also 13 early 1920's commemoratives and Air Post No. C18, overall Fine with some Very Fine, Scott value more than $2,700.00

E. 500-750
1,500
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2230
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Washington-Franklin Issues, Balance. Mostly unused stamps on stock pages, including 1908 Issue through the 15c, 1c-2c Bluish Paper, several Perf 12 coils including a couple suspect, Perf 8.5 and Perf 10 coils including line pairs of Nos. 394-395, Nos. 418-419 Mint N.H., No. 461 Mint N.H., 458 pair Mint N.H. (P.S.E. XF 90), 459 Mint N.H., lots of others and generally good coverage through the end of the period, Fine-Very Fine, more than 20 certificates accompany including some graded

E. 2,000-3,000
5,250
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2231
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Washington-Franklin Plate Blocks. 21, including Nos. 336, 378, 384, 414, 425 with "COIL STAMPS", 434, 463, 474, 482 from plate 7942 (which produced Scott 485), 503 (2), 509 (2), 512, 514 with precancel, 516, 526, 528 and 536, some Mint N.H., few with faults, overall Fine and scarce group

6,880
1,100
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2232
og
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2232, Group Lots by IssueWashington Double Impressions or Kiss Prints, Washington Double Impressions or Kiss PrintsWashington Double Impressions or Kiss Prints. Seven stamps that are either double impressions or kiss prints (depending on the whims of the expertizer that day), if all double impressions they would be 499g, 502d, 527a, 528c, 528Ad (fake cancel), 529a and 530a, some show significant doubling, overall Fine, offered on their own merits

E. 200-300
400
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2233
nh
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2233, Group Lots by Issue1c-2c 1923-26 Issues (578-579, 595, 634b), 1c-2c 1923-26 Issues (578-579, 595, 634b)1c-2c 1923-26 Issues (578-579, 595, 634b). Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, each with certificate

1,265
800
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2234
nh
Modern Errors. 21 items, including Nos. 703b with top plate no. selvage (copy of 1999 P.S.E. certificate),1501a, 1547b, 1690a, 1787a, 1804 imperforate (printer's waste), 1926a, 2058b block of four, 2281c, 2421a, 2437b, 2481a, 2511b, mostly Mint N.H., few with gum issues, Very Fine group

4,745
1,400
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2235
og
24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3). 35 singles, three pairs and 14 blocks of four, includes four centerline blocks, two with top arrow, one with left, original gum, few approaching fast or low, overall Fine-Very Fine, a nice accumulation

7,270
2,300
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2236
og
Air Post Collection. Lighthouse album pages, complete for all major Scott numbers including C1-C6, C13-C15 and C18, most booklets also included such as C10a, overall Fine-Very Fine, an excellent opportunity to acquire a complete collection

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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2237
og
Air Post Balance. Twelve singles and a block of four, singles of Nos. C1-C6, C13-C15 with two each of C14 and C15, C18 single and bottom left corner selvage block of four, Fine-Very Fine, Scott value approximately

2,665
1,500
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2238
og
Air Post Balance. 42 unused stamps, including Nos. C1-C6 (2 sets), C13-C15 (2 sets), C18 (2), overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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2239
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Air Post Accumulation. 132 unused stamps, all without gum, including Nos. C1 (11), C2 (21), C4 (8), C5 (34), C6 (28) and C18 (30), few small faults but generally Fine-Very Fine, an impressive accumulation, Scott value with gum $7,215.00

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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2240
og
Air Post Booklet Panes. Stockbook of unused panes with some intact booklets, including 23 panes, two intact booklets and one set of covers of C10a, also bulk quantities of several other panes, many Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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2241
 
Very Valuable Stock of Newspaper Stamps. Approximately 300 stamps, some higher values with certificates, neatly organized in one album, includes a large selection of the 1875 Continental Issue to the $48.00 with multiple copies, including three 12c, three 36c, two 84c, there are several Special Printings either with certificates or correctly identified, the 1879 and 1885 American Bank Note issues are very well represented with some exciting quantities of better values, probably the most impressive section is the 1894 First Bureau Issue which includes three examples of both the 12c and 24c in their characteristic pastel shades, there are several used stamps with the balance being original gum or unused, the condition is somewhat mixed as to be expected for such a large holding of these difficult issues, an exceptional opportunity for the dealer or accumulator, as holdings of Newspaper Stamps in this depth and quantity are rarely seen, Scott value from 2007 approximately

137,796
26,000
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2242
 
Newspapers and Periodicals Stock. Old-school manila stock pages of unused and used stamps, assembled by noted specialist Jim Kotanchik, including 53 of the large-format first issues, impressive duplication of many issues including 1875 Continental, 1879 ABN Co., 1894 and 1895 BEP issues, PR114-PR125 (at least six sets), varieties such as ribbed paper, some blocks, imprint strips, the quantity of some is truly amazing, some faults to be expected, many and Fine-Very Fine, there are many attractive copies throughout, we strongly advise viewing a video of the lot at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzPixARy9J0&t=2s

E. 30,000-40,000
35,000
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2243
 
6c on 2c Carmine (UC8) Collection and Accumulation. Well over 1,000 entires, mostly mint, some are organized by USPSS numbers, with a wide range of types, watermarks, knives, etc., with several of the better present, catalogue values to $85.00 and a number are noted as not listed in the USPSS catalogue, at least three No. UC9, there is also an accumulation that has not been sorted, largely Fine-Very Fine, once properly organized, it could form the basis of a specialized collection of this issue

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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2244
 
Postal Stationery Entire Accumulation. Filling four boxes, much is lower-end from the later 19th and early 20th Century, with duplication (heavy on some), there are pockets of better items, of note is a No. UC1 with bicolored border omitted (APS certificate notes pen marks on front and back - they are very light on the front), much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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2245
og
Postal Stationery Cut Square Balance. Two albums, one is unused, the other is unused and used, also some on sales cards including a few Possessions, mainly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,600
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2246
 
Cut Squares Accumulation. Old-time dealer's stock of unused and used cut squares, including unused U1, U2, U4, U12, U14 (2), U16, U18, U23, U29 (2), U42 (2), U43 (2), U44 (2), U66, U67, U89, U95, U98a, U101, U104, U107, U154, U200, U213 (2009 PFC), some better varieties such as U429j (cats $950.00), U437h, U439g, few are full corners, nice surcharges such as entire of U457a (2007 PFC), U506a cut square, also includes Air Post, Officials such as UO19 (PFC, faulty), UO41, UO42, UO43, UO60, other better, nice duplication of many issues, also three wax seal essays, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine, a fantastic holding

E. 4,000-5,000
18,500
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2247
c
Postal Card Accumulation. Few hundred between UX1 and UX18, neatly arranged, unused starts with UX3, also few unused Columbian Exposition cards, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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2248
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United Nations Collection. Fantastic collection in four Lighthouse hingeless albums, includes Vienna, Geneva, appears to be complete to 2010, also including several three-ring binders of souvenir folders, several binders of cacheted First Day covers, several folders of pamphlets, few other various, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a fantastic collection perfect for someone looking for an essentially complete collection, the value of the four Lighthouse albums with slipcovers alone is substantial

E. 300-400
550
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