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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3996
 
1847-57 Issues, Certified Balance. 28 used stamps, nearly all accompanied by a P.F. or P.S.E. certificate, including No. 1 with blue "10" handstamp cancels, Nos. 7 (two), 9 (two), 10, 10A, 11 (two from Position 92L2L, triple transfer), five other Nos. 11 or 11A, 17, 20 (two, one double transfer), 22 (double transfer), eight No. 24 including red carrier cancel, red star, red town, other cancels, No. 35 with blue Wells, Fargo cancel, mix of centering and a few with a small flaws, overall an attractive and Fine-Very Fine balance, Scott value exceeds $3,000.00

E. 750-1,000
2,000
3997
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3997, Group Lots by IssueSmall 3c 1851 Balance (11A), Small 3c 1851 Balance (11A)Small 3c 1851 Balance (11A). Two stamps, first No. 11A in a shade that approaches Plum but called Claret on P.F. certificate, from Positon10L2L with interpane margin and centerline at right, other margins full, "New Orleans La. Mar. 26, 1857" circular datestamp, vertical crease at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2020 P.F. certificate, second No. 11A in a Deep Claret, accompanied by signed card from Dr. Amonette stating Position 24L1L "Orange Brown" but offered as is, Very Fine

30
150
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3998
 
1851-56 Issue Balance. Five items, including 43P5 single, 44P1 hybrid, No. 7 from Position 94R1E, No. 10A from Position 49L0, No. 11A from Position 11L3, last and best is 44P1 hybrid as always, margins to in on the singles, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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3999
 
1c-90c 1861-66 Issue (62B, 63-65, 67-73, 75-77). 15 items, including two 90c (different shades), variety of cancels, No. 64 manuscript, 24c is No. 70a, No. 76 is a horizontal pair with s.e. at left, typical mixed condition, Very Good-Fine appearance

5,813
700
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4000
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4000, Group Lots by Issue1c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-117, 121, 123), 1c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-117, 121, 123)1c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-117, 121, 123). Choice group of eight used singles, seven are 1869 Issue plus 1c Re-Issue, each with four margins including some quite wide, fresh colors, neat cancels including targets, "N. York Steamship" on 10c, trace of red transit on 6c, each stamp is sound and at least Very Fine if not Extremely Fine, a high-quality group, each with P.F. or P.S.E. certificate including 12c graded VF-XF 85

1,541
1,600
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4001
 
1870-88 Bank Note Issues, High Quality Used Collection. Choice collection of 45 used stamps mounted on album pages, nearly every stamp certified and all selected for eye appeal with balanced margins, bright colors and neat cancels, including National Grilled Issue Nos. 134 and 136, National Ungrilled Nos. 149, 151, 152 (two, one with red NYFM cancel), 153 and 155, 1873 Continental Issue complete less the 24c and 90c, with extra Nos. 160 and 165, range of American Bank Note issues to the 90c and Small Bank Notes including 90c, many better cancels present including a few colored, fancy and some NYFM, nearly all stamps are certified and many are graded XF 90 with a couple higher or lower, fresh and Extremely Fine group, far better than the usual Bank Note balance, 49 P.F. or P.S.E. certificates accompany, see our website PDF for complete scans of both the stamps and certificates

E. 4,000-5,000
7,250
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4002
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4002, Group Lots by Issue50c-$5.00 Columbian (240-245), 50c-$5.00 Columbian (240-245)50c-$5.00 Columbian (240-245). Original gum, rich colors, few faults including $1.00 thins, $4.00 creases and $5.00 thin, appear Fine-Very Fine, $1.00 with 1984 P.F. certificate

8,125
2,000
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4003
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4003, Group Lots by Issue50c-$2.00 1894-1902 Issues (260-261, 262, 275-277, 312), 50c-$2.00 1894-1902 Issues (260-261, 262, 275-277, 312)50c-$2.00 1894-1902 Issues (260-261, 262, 275-277, 312). Original gum, few h.r., rich colors, few faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, four with Weiss certificates

8,015
2,600
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4004
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4004, Group Lots by Issue50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293), 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293)50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293). Group of 14 used stamps, including four 50c, eight $1.00 and one $2.00, mostly registry oval or duplex cancels, centering varies with several quite attractive, few small flaws to be expected, overall a Fine appearing group and very useful with the large number of the iconic $1.00

7,525
2,200
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4005
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4005, Group Lots by Issue1894-1902 Bureau Issues, Multiples Balance (247/319), 1894-1902 Bureau Issues, Multiples Balance (247/319)1894-1902 Bureau Issues, Multiples Balance (247/319). Group of six plate blocks of six, one block of four and approximately 18 imprint and plate no. strips of three, original gum, plate blocks of six include Nos. 247, 272, 301 (one stamp separated but included), 302, 308 and 319, block of four of No. 274, plate strips represent a range of unwatermarked, watermarked and new colors issues, better include Nos. 254, 271 and 273, some disturbed gum or h.r. present and perhaps a few small flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott value more than $7,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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4006
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Washington-Franklin Issues, High Quality Collection. Attractive collection of original-gum stamps mounted on deluxe custom album pages, high degree of completion including Perf 12 coil singles plus No. 350 pair (P.S.E. certificate), good coverage of the other coils including some pairs and line pairs, Bluish Paper including 1c-2c and 10c (reperfed, P.F. certificate), sheet stamps are nearly complete, missing only a few plus the rarities, some gum issues to be found and a few small faults, there is also a decent amount of Mint N.H., overall the collection appears fresh and Fine-Very Fine, 16 certificates accompany, see website PDF for a complete scan

E. 5,000-7,500
8,500
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4007
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4007, Group Lots by IssueWashington-Franklin Issues, Plate Block Balance (337/543), Washington-Franklin Issues, Plate Block Balance (337/543)Washington-Franklin Issues, Plate Block Balance (337/543). 17 plate blocks, mostly hinged but a few are Mint N.H., better include Nos. 337, 376, 407 (disturbed gum), 432, 506 and 536, plus others up to $250.00 in catalogue value, a few with h.r. and perhaps a small flaw to be found, overall Fine with some Very Fine, Scott Retail more than $4,200.00

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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4008
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4008, Group Lots by Issue2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-368, 370-372), 2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-368, 370-372)2c 1909 Commemoratives (367-368, 370-372). Mint N.H. imprint and plate no. blocks of six, rich colors, last with natural gum crease, Fine-Very Fine

2,135
600
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4009
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4009, Group Lots by Issue-1/2c-$1.00 1922-25 issue (551-553, 555-571), -1/2c-$1.00 1922-25 issue (551-553, 555-571)-1/2c-$1.00 1922-25 issue (551-553, 555-571). Plate no. blocks of six, the 12c with large star at side, the 1c, 3c, 4c, 7c, 8c, 11c, 20c, 25c and 50c Mint N.H., others mostly lightly hinged, fresh and Fine-Very Fine group, the 50c is especially nice

5,915
1,900
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4010
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4010, Group Lots by Issue1917-22 Issues, High Quality Mint Group (518/569), 1917-22 Issues, High Quality Mint Group (518/569)1917-22 Issues, High Quality Mint Group (518/569). Six choice Mint N.H. stamps, including Nos. 518, 541, 558 (slight oxidation at edges), 560, 568 and 569, each with wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine Gems, all of these were bought before numerical grading began and several would grade at high numbers, first two with P.F. certificates

420
750
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4011
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4011, Group Lots by Issue1917-1922 Issues, Plate Blocks Balance, 1917-1922 Issues, Plate Blocks Balance1917-1922 Issues, Plate Blocks Balance. 10 very choice mostly Mint N.H. plate blocks of six, picked from a larger accumulation for centering, including Nos. 483, 503, 526, 534A (hinged), 555, 559 (hinged only in ungummed selvage), 562 (lightly hinged), 567 (lightly hinged), 689, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine group

2,420
1,300
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4012
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1920s-30s Definitives, Plate Blocks. A handful of plate blocks of six from the flat plate 1922 issue including Nos. 556 and 559, the bulk of the lot consists of rotary press plate blocks of four, largely the perf 11 x 10.5 period including the Hawaii Nos. 647 and 648 (two, one Mint N.H.) and more than 50 others with duplication, mix of Mint N.H. and hinged, Fine lot, Scott value will be well over $2,000.00

E. 400-500
475
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4013
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1920s Issues Balance. Original gum stamps mounted on deluxe custom album pages, large amount of Mint N.H., essentially complete from 1922 Issue through 1926 less the rarities, fresh and Very Fine with some Extremely Fine

E. 400-500
850
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4014
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Air Post Blocks (C3, C4-C6, C13-C15, C18). Unused blocks of four of Nos. C3, C4-C6 and 65c-$2.60 Graf Zeppelin (C13-C15), also plate block of six of No. C18, unfortunately all but the C18 are stuck together, stuck to the glassine or both, the C18 is not stuck and is Mint N.H., the centering that can be seen on the Zeppelin blocks is Very Fine, a skilled and patient person may be able to separate these while preserving most of the gum, Scott value as original-gum singles $5,745.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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4015
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Air Post Collection, 1918-2007. Safe album pages of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, including Nos. C1-C6 (C2 hinged), appears complete for major numbers except for C13-C15, Fine-Very Fine, an excellent opportunity to acquire a substantially complete collection

E. 400-500
300
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4016
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Postage Due Collection Balance. Unused stamps mounted on deluxe custom album pages, high degree of completion for all issues through 1931 less the rarities, largely original gum with the typical disturbances, also some Mint N.H., some small faults to be found, overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive collection, high catalogue value, six certificates accompany, see website PDF for a complete scan

E. 4,000-5,000
3,750
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4017
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Postage Dues Collection Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, including Nos. J1, J3-J7, J20, J22-J26, J31-J36, J40-J47, J49, J57, J61-J87, mostly original gum with a few disturbed, no gum or regummed, very few with small faults, overall fresh and Fine with some Very Fine, three with certificates, Scott value taking gum into consideration approximately $8,500.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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4018
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1879-1959 Postage Dues, Unused Balance. Original gum stamps mounted on album pages, including Nos. J1-J3, J6, J7, J15-J16, J20, J22-J26, range of 1895-1916 issues including J60, Perf 11 and later issues, fresh and Very Fine balance, Scott value in excess of $2,500.00

E. 500-750
1,600
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4019
 
Postage Due Small Used Collection, 1891-97. 20 stamps on pages, including 1c-50c last large Bank Note series and the First and Second Bureau issues, also few Post Office Seals with varieties, generally Fine-Very Fine, ex Diamond

E. 200-300
275
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4020
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Officials Collection Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, fairly complete except for some of the most expensive stamps, includes Nos. O1-O9, O11-O14, O15-O24, O25-O34, O35-O45, O47-O56, O57-O67, O72-O82, O83-O93, O97-O102, O106-O111, O114-O120, O121-O126, some unused (no gum) or regummed, few faults, overall Fine with some Very Fine, five with certificates, Scott value taking gum into consideration approximately $23,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
4,750
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4021
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Officials Collection Balance (O1/O126). Unused stamps mounted on deluxe custom album pages, very high degree of completion (the rarities and high catalogue value stamps removed and offered in this sale), mix of original gum, no gum, regummed and the normal condition issues for an Officials collection certainly apply, overall very fresh and Fine appearance with some Very Fine, seven certificates accompany, see website PDF for a complete scan

E. 3,000-4,000
5,000
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4022
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4022, Group Lots by IssueOfficials, Choice Used Balance (O20/O121), Officials, Choice Used Balance (O20/O121)Officials, Choice Used Balance (O20/O121). Six used stamps, each with well-balanced margins, bright colors and neat cancels, including Nos. O20 (P.S.E. VF-XF 85), O23 (P.S.E. XF 90), O51 (PFC), O65 (PFC), O66 (P.S.E., purple cancel) and O121 (P.S.E. XF 90J), Extremely Fine group

E. 400-500
600
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4023
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Officials Extensions Balance. Four items each with a recent certificate and most also with an older clear certificate, including O62 with disturbed original gum, O82 regummed, O113 with light cancel and faults, O116 original gum with O85 cert as block, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,175
550
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4024
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Newspapers & Periodicals Collection Balance. Unused stamps mounted on deluxe custom album pages, full range of issues including Nos. PR1-PR8, 1875 Issue including Nos. PR9-PR11, PR14-PR18 and PR20-PR25, this issue with largely no-gum stamps but a few with original gum, 1979 Issue picks up with much more original gum and is largely complete with about four missing, 1885 Issue mostly complete, 1894-95 with a smattering including PR96 (faulty) and PR110, 1895 Watermarked Issue complete, mixed condition with gum problems and some small flaws to be expected, overall Fine appearance and a valuable collection, Scott value likely more than $25,000.00, see website PDF for a complete scan

E. 5,000-7,500
5,250
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4025
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Newspapers & Periodicals Collection Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, including Nos. PR1-PR3, PR5-PR8, PR9-PR22, PR35-PR36, PR57-PR66, PR71, PR73-PR75, PR78, PR81-PR87, PR90, PR92, PR102, PR103-PR105, PR114-PR125, some unused (no gum), regummed or disturbed original gum, few faults, overall Fine with some Very Fine, 18 with certificates, Scott value taking gum into consideration approximately $20,000.00, see website PDF for a complete scan

E. 4,000-5,000
4,750
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4026
 
Newspapers & Periodicals Collection Balance. Group of more than 80 stamps and 20 plus card proofs, the First Issue and its 1875 Reprints represented by a substantial group of 20 stamps with at least four of each of the three denominations, representation from all later issues other than the Special Printings, including a number of better stamps with Scott values in the low to high hundreds, approximately ten were purchased by the owner as Hard Paper Special Printings and some of these actually look the part, but the accompanying 2020 P.F. certificates for these state they are the normal printing (with Scott values up to $550.00), many of the stamps are without gum and the condition is very mixed with faults to be expected, overall a valuable group with a great many useful stamps, Scott value probably in excess of $20,000.00, see website PDF for a complete scan

E. 4,000-5,000
4,500
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4027
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Postal Stationery Unused Accumulation. Dozens and perhaps hundreds of mostly unused postal cards and entires, ranging from early issues through more modern, stuffed in mint sheet files and not organized in any fashion so difficult to assess, but owner's catalogue value is in the thousands of dollars (unverified), review is recommended

E. 300-400
650
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4028
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Back-of-Book Collection Balance. Scott album pages of unused stamps, including Air Post with Nos. C1-C6 and C18, Special Delivery complete to 1951, Registration, Special Handling, Parcel Post, Offices in China K1-K14 and K17-K18, Confederate States with Nos. 1, 2, 4, 13 and 14, some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine, four with certificates

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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4029
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Back-of-Book Collection Balance. Original-gum stamps mounted on deluxe custom album pages, Air Post including C1-C6 and largely complete thereafter (excluding C13-C15), Special Delivery including E2-E5, E7-E10 and later, Offices in China complete, Parcel Post complete with Parcel Post Postage Due and Special Handling, some stamps Mint N.H., overall a fresh and Very Fine balance

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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4030
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Back-of-Book Collection Balance. Single Scott National album with Air Post, Special Delivery and booklet panes, best stamps are Air Post with lightly hinged Graf Zeppelin set (C13-C15), also C1-C6 and a range of other issues, Special Delivery including unused Nos. E1-E3 and E5 (no gum), also booklet panes which are nearly all modern, overall Fine

E. 500-750
1,100
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4031
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 4031, Group Lots by IssueBack-of-Book Plate Blocks Balance, Back-of-Book Plate Blocks BalanceBack-of-Book Plate Blocks Balance. Group of mostly Mint N.H. plate blocks, Air Post includes Nos. C7-C9 with three, two and one plate block respectively, C18, C20-C22, Postage Due with J45 and J64 (two of latter, one Mint N.H.), plus a group of more than 15 later Postage Due plate blocks, Offices in China with No. K5 plate block of six (hinged), finally five Special Handling plate blocks, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott value more than $2,700.00

E. 500-750
800
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4032
 
Back-of-Book Collection Balance. Safe album pages of unused and used stamps, including used Nos. E1-E2, E4, unused Nos. E3, E6, E7, some Postage Dues, Q1-Q6, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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4033
S
Christmas Seal Specimens. Two items, first is WX3g intact booklet of three panes, each stamp with small hole punch and red "SPECIMEN" overprint, the cover with larger red "SPECIMEN" overprint and serial no. 26451, second item is pane of 24 of 1913 with selvage all around, plate no. L6745 at top crossed out and manuscript "L6747", each stamp with hole punch and large red "SPECIMEN", Very Fine group, the booklet pane of WX3 without the specimen catalogues $600.00 per pane

E. 200-300
1,400
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