Sale 1278 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 March, 2023

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4128
 
Collection, 1845-20th Century. Scott National album packed with a range of better stamps, including unused Nos. 10X1, 10X2, 7 (pair), 24 block of nine, 56, 36B, 69, 70, 72, 92, 96, 112, 113, 115, 118, 119, 126, 228, 229, 230-245, 284, 294-299, 304 block of four, 310, 311, some Washington-Franklins to $1.00, 523, 524, used including Nos. 1 (three), 13, 15 pair, 16, 17 pair, 30A, 37, 38, 99, 101, 119, 120, 121, 153 (two), 154, 155, 313, other better, mixed condition as this was formed decades ago before condition was an important factor, an attractive old-time collection with substantial Scott value

E. 10,000-15,000
10,500
4129
 
Collection, 1845-1990s. In seven Minkus albums, value in early stamps, which are mostly used and includes duplication, 20th Century Regular issues a mix of unused and used, Air Post including a Graf Zeppelin set, other Back-of-Book, such as Newspaper Stamps, Postal Stationery, and Revenues, mixed condition, high catalogue value

E. 5,000-7,500
4,000
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4130
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Unused Collection, 1847-1987. Album of unused stamps, including Nos. 3, 38, 68, 73, 75, 77, 117, 119, 120, 153, 217, 219-229, 230-245 with most original gum, 1894 Bureaus to $5.00, 292, 293, 312-313, nice showing of Washington-Franklins, 397-404, 551-573, 630, 658-679, some higher value items generally regummed, faults or sound with poor centering but there are some exceptions, overall a Fine old-time collection with tremendous catalogue value

E. 10,000-15,000
14,000
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4131
 
Collection, 19th-20th Century. Scott National album of unused and used stamps, including used Nos. 9X1b, 1, 12, 13-16, 17,23, 27, 29, 29, 31-35, 37, 38, 62B, 67, nice range of Grills, 112-122, nice range of Bank Notes, Columbians to $5.00, 1894-98 Bureaus to $5.00, 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, unused including Nos. 3, 4, 39, 40, 42, 102, 126, 127, 130, 315 pair, 505, 630, C1-C6, C13, C15, Offices in China K1-K18, few covers including No. 2 and C14, comprehensive 20th Century with a mixture of unused and used, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine, about a dozen with 1970s certificates (mostly A.P.S.)

E. 10,000-15,000
19,000
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4132
 
19th Century, High Cataloguing Group. A few Postmaster Provisionals, 1851-57 issues contain both unused and used, some unused Bank Notes, strong value in the Columbian issue, we counted no less than 29 dollar values, later high values, a small bit of 20th Century, including a Graf Zeppelin set, mixed condition, the total catalogue value is enormous

E. 7,500-10,000
25,000
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4133
 
Collection, 19th Century. Substantial collection on Lighthouse pages of unused and used stamps, including used Nos. 1, 25, 30A, 32, 70, 72, 76, 92-95, 98, 99, 139, 144 (faults), 134A, 138A, 148-155, 166, 191, 261, unused including Nos. 208, 209, 211, 212-218, 219-229, 230-235, 237, 241, 242, 247 (Mint N.H.), 249, 253-259, 271-275, 278 (disturbed gum, crease), 279-284, 285-289, 296, some graded by a range of services or people, some faults especially in some of the higher catalogue value items, still overall a Fine-Very Fine and impressive collection, many with certificates, Scott value in excess of $25,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
7,500
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4134
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Unused Collection, 1880s-1980s. In two Lighthouse hingeless albums, there are a few early used stamps, but the collection really starts with the 1881 Bank Note issues, Commemoratives complete, including two shades of the $3.00 Columbian, value in Washington-Franklins, with a run of sets, coils, and booklet panes, just about complete from 1930, some imperforate coil errors, Air Post including the Graf Zeppelin set, and other Back-of-Book, condition slightly mixed on the earlier issue, later mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
16,500
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4135
 
Used Collection, 1847-1987. Scott album of used stamps, including Nos. 1, 2 (pen cancel), 12, 14, 17, 28, 36B, 37, 67, 71, 72, 75, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 112-122, nice group of Bank Notes to 90c, 230-245, 276-278, 285-293, 300-313, 369, few unused such as Nos. 38 and 39, higher catalogue value items generally with either faults or off-center, some appear Fine, a wonderful old-time collection

E. 4,000-5,000
6,250
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4136
 
Collection 1847-1917. Used and unused stamps neatly arranged on five stock pages with identifications and notes, from the Richard Champagne stock, lots of better Scott numbers including Nos. 1 (three including one Double Transfer Ty. B), 22, 30A, 31, 37 (unused), 72, 115 (two), 116 (four, one with fancy negative star cancel), 117 (four), 118-119, range of Bank Notes with some unused, 243 (two, one original gum and one used), lots of 1894-1902 Bureaus including imprint and plate no. strips, No. 312, few Special Delivery, and Q1-Q11, condition is mixed with some faults to be expected on the better stamps but also lots of sound stamps, overall an attractive collection

E. 3,000-4,000
5,500
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4137
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High-Grade Collection. Album with slipcase of 161 PSE-graded stamps, including 100J of Nos. 575-577, 98J of 650, many graded 98 including 606 pair, 597, 604, 621, 629, 636, 641, 832c, C9, C28, C31 and many others with SMQ value over $100.00, lowest grades are five at 90 with a nice range of 95s, also includes some ungraded such as National Parks imperforate pairs, Extremely Fine Gems, a rare opportunity to acquire a significant group of more modern high-grade and certified stamps, scans of the certificates and a spreadsheet of the graded stamps is available at our website, SMQ value for graded $13,490.00

E. 7,500-10,000
7,500
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4138
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Regular Issue Collection, 1894-1920. Nearly all unused on hingeless pages, some high cataloguing Bureau dollar values, handsome group of Washington-Franklins including coils, many choice well-centered stamps, original gum, several Mint N.H., a few of the early high values with minor imperfections, majority Very Fine-Extremely Fine, strong resale potential, 32 certificates accompany, 15 of which are graded

E. 5,000-7,500
5,750
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4139
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20th Century Unused Accumulation. Hundreds of items, from singles to sheets, many Mint N.H. in large multiples, with popular issues such as early commemoratives, Washington-Franklins, and the first two Air Post issues, at least seven White Plains sheets and four recalled Legends of the West sheets, a few 19th Century, such as multiples of No. 212, sheets include the 2c Jamestown, while there are a few small faults the vast majority are Fine-Very Fine, could prove to be a profitable lot when carefully broken down for retail

E. 7,500-10,000
13,000
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4140
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20th Century Regular Issues, Unused Collection. On album pages, earliest stamp is No. 219D, others 1902 Issue through Washington-Franklins, the latter containing several 50c-$5.00 high values and coils, some Mint N.H., fresh and clean throughout, a large number Very Fine and some Extremely Fine, sixteen certificates accompany, a highly saleable lot

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
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4140A
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20th Century Unused Group. A few dozen items, Washington-Franklins include five No. 524 and one No. 547, later singles and plate blocks, a few Air Post, nearly all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,100
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4141
 
Collection. In stockbooks and an album, unused and used collections with value in medium priced items from the 19th and early 20th centuries, also plate blocks, sheets, and other multiples, mixed condition

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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4142
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Plate Blocks and Blocks Collection. Three stock books of unused blocks and plate blocks, including Nos. 536, 658-679 (few with adherences), 701, 832-834, 1053, C9, also includes block of four of No. C3, C18 and E3, strip of three of C4, singles of C5 and C6, also 630, generally Fine-Very Fine, a nice group

E. 3,000-4,000
2,600
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4143
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Back-of-Book Collection. Album of unused stamps including Nos. C1-C6, Graf Zeppelin C13-C15, C18, E1-E3, E5-E9, Q1-Q12, few postal stationery items, better items h.r., few small faults, Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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4144
 
Back-of-Book Balance. Lighthouse album pages of mostly used stamps, including Nos. E1-E7, J1-J7, J15-J21, J22-J28, J29 (precancel, straight edge two sides), J30 (precancel), J37, J38-J44, J60, unused includes Air Post Nos. C1-C6 with two graded (C1 NH90, C6 NH90), few faults, many appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott value in excess of $4,500.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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4145
 
Back-of-Book Collection. Primarily Postage Dues and Officials on old album pages, unused and used, with some higher cataloguing unused Postage Dues, comprehensive run of Officials, though some represented by a proof or specimen, mixed condition

E. 500-750
2,400
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4146
 
Assortment of Mostly Better Items. 47 auction lot cards from all over the world, containing mostly singles, but some blocks, a few proofs, and one cover, many high-cataloguing stamps, several with certificates, mixed condition but overall useful and certainly saleable at the right price levels

E. 5,000-7,500
11,000
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4146A
 
Useful Holding. A few hundred items, most of which are on the retail pages in which they were purchased in the late 1970s, some early used stamps, including No. 1, 12 (two), and 64 (PF certificate), much is unused from the Bank Note period through the 1930s, many medium-priced stamps in Fine-Very Fine condition, including some Mint N.H., a few plate blocks, modern issues, and even a bit of Canada, overall a highly saleable group

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500
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4147
 
Balance, Mostly 19th Century. 42 mostly used stamps, including Nos. 1, 8, 12, 14, 15 (2), 17, 22, 23 (2), 28, 29, 33, 37 (2), 115, 116 (3), 117, 118, 119, 121, 122, unused including Nos. 39, 299, C6 (graded 85), few graded from including Nos. 11 (90), 11A (90J), 116 (90), few faults including thin on No. 12, 39 is regummed and reperfed, many are sound, overall a Fine-Very Fine appearing group, a significant number with certificates

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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4148
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Balance, 20th Century. Lighthouse album pages of mostly unused stamps, including Nos. 304-310, 323-327, 328-330, 331-342, 369, 397-403, 374-382, 414-420, 422, 424-440 (last reperfed), 459, 460 (corner crease), 461, 462-476, 479-480, 505 in block of nine and also a single, 523, 524, 551-573, 595, 630, 658-679, few other better, some graded such as No. 308 (PSAG 90), some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine, six with certificates, Scott value approximately

14,500
5,500
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4149
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High-Grade Balance. 25 graded and two ungraded stamps, all Mint N.H., including the following graded 95: 300, 301, 371, 373, 398, 463, 499, 511, 513, 556, 558, 658, 659, 670, 671 and 701, the following graded 98: 498, 551-554, 563-565 and 621, Extremely Fine Gems, an excellent opportunity to acquire a group with high grades, each with P.S.E.-graded certificate, SMQ value

4,575
3,750
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4150
 
Group of Better Items. A few dozen on stockcards and old auction lot cards, with No. 3, early used, unused Commemoratives including $4.00 Columbian and $2.00 Trans-Mississippi, No. 315 block of four, a few proofs or essays, and more, mixed condition

E. 2,000-3,000
6,250
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4151
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High Quality Lot. Fourteen singles, one plate no. strip of three, and one block of four, two used, others unused with original gum, some Mint N.H., each well-centered and fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, all but two with a certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
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4152
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Used Blocks. Several dozen used blocks of four or larger, some Bank Notes, early Commemoratives, many Washington-Franklins, including high values, complete sets of Kans.-Nebr. overprints, a little Back-of-Book, also of note are some position blocks, including several plate blocks, somewhat mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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4153
 
Cancels Accumulation. Large accumulation from the Richard Champagne stock on retail cards with his notes, issues range from 3c 1857 with more than 100 including an array of "Paid", colored, circular datestamps, some fancy, etc., No. 65 with more than 150 including the full gamut of everything from fancy to geometric, stars, colors, etc., etc., also other 1861 issue cancels with duplication including on Nos. 68-69, 71, 73, 78 and its sub-shades (eleven), more than 20 1869 Pictorial No. 114, finally a group of more than 35 Bank Note stamps with a range of cancels including NYFM, mixed condition with the cancel more the focus than soundness or centering, overall a significant group with lots of saleable stamps, review complete scans of all stamps in our linked website PDF

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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4154
 
Used Balance of Collection. 53 stamps neatly arranged on stock pages with identification, from Scott 206 thru Q11, all but a few are used, choice condition throughout and we believe all are sound, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 13 certificates accompany including eight with grades in the 80-95 range, probably the best graded stamp is Scott 500 (VF-XF 85), we recommend reviewing our website PDF of this lot, which includes an owner's list and all certificates -- just the eight graded stamps have an SMQ value of $815.00 (counting all as P.S.E. graded)

E. 750-1,000
750
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4155
 
Accumulation. Carton with a range of items, including some Postage Currency and Hunting Permits, better panes such as No. 537, 614-616, 646-648, also 630, nice group of 2c Reds, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine, worth close inspection

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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4156
 
Accumulation. Four cartons with a range of items, mostly face value with some better, range of denominations, few better panes such as Overrun Countries, also First Days with many cacheted including Presidentials to $5.00 and Famous Americans, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine, worth close inspection

E. 750-1,000
4,250
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4157
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Modern Accumulation. Five Davo hingeless albums and three Lighthouse hingeless albums, mostly singles from 1950s-1990s, many plate number singles, a few blocks or sheets, also an uncut press sheet of the 1998 Trans-Mississippi, most (if not all) Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
750
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4158
 
Accumulation. Carton containing a wide range of items, including some Hunting Permits, stockbook with various including few Officials, Offices in China, some booklets, two binders of stamps with microprinting security features, nice group of Official Seals with some full booklets, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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4159
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Graded Lot. Seventeen Mint N.H. stamps, from No. 591 to 831, plus three Back-of-Book, each with P.S.E. certificate grading XF 90, total SMQ $489.00

E. 200-300
325
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4160
 
Balance. Stock pages of unused stamps, including Nos. 294-299, 551-573, some back-of-book including Revenue checks, some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
650
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4161
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Modern Mint Accumulation. Many thousands of singles, blocks, plate blocks, booklet panes, and a few sheets, mostly 1940s to early 1990s, but some earlier, heavy in 3c-5c Commemoratives, some Definitives, including Prexies, and at least eight $5.00 Moore plate blocks, many Air Post plate blocks, duplication heavy on some issues, premium item will be found, nearly all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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4162
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Modern Mint Accumulation. Hundreds of mint sheets, heavy in 4c Commemoratives, but also other denominations, also part sheets, plate blocks, and scrap, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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4163
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Modern Collection. 1950s-1990s, largely a face-value lot with some premium items, such as two recalled Legends of the West sheets, much of the value in 29c-33c panes and booklets, a few uncut press sheets, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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4164
 
Miscellaneous Balance. Two boxes with a diverse assortment, unused and used from all time periods, Back-of-Book including Revenues, Telegraphs (with booklets), and more, many medium-priced items, mixed condition

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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4164A
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Unused Assortment. Mostly 20th Century, a few early Commemoratives, No. 315 pair (Mint N.H.), some Washington-Franklins, Back-of-Book including Hunting Permit stamps, a few plate blocks, nearly all Mint N.H., mainly Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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4165
 
Balance. Small but attractive assortment of items, including No. 1 on piece, used No. 24, 515 Mint N.H. (natural gum skips), 329 plate block, 507 plate block, few Hawaii items from Kahului Railroad, appear Fine-Very Fine, two with certificates

E. 300-400
800
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4166
 
Balance. Eight items, including 9X1a with blue manuscript and red cancels, used pair of No. 24, No. 73 with original gum, C18, overall appears Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
500
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4167
 
Miscellaneous Balance. Four albums mostly with used stamps, including Nos. C1-C6, E1-E6, few unused including Nos. C13-C15 (no gum), Hunting Permits with RW1 (no gum), some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
950
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4168
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Sale 1278, Lot 4168, Collections and AccumulationsSmall Mint N.H. Balance. Two items or groups of items, first No. 296 Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. strip of three, Very Fine, also three Mint N.H. sets of National Parks plate blocks (740-749), Very Fine

950
425
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4169
 
Extensions Balance. Four items, including 1a on piece with small thin and oxidation (2022 P.F. certificate), 85 used with blue cancel and diagonal crease (2022 P.F. certificate), No 72 with tiny tear and corner perf crease (2022 P.F. certificate), last is No. 76 with red "Fulton Bank" cancel and 2003 P.F. certificate, all offered individually in our Sale 1268 (lots 52, 133, 138 and 144), Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,970
750
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4170
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Vignette Shifts. Nine items, including 573 with vignette shifted downwards, two of No. 703 with vignettes shifted to the left, No. 651 block of four and three singles with vignettes shifted left, right, down and up, 2281 pair with bees shifted to right, also used single of last with bee apparently missing (we see faint trace), Very Fine and attractive group

E. 300-400
300
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4171
 
Encyclopedia of Rare and Famous Stamps, by L.N. Williams. Two volumes hardbound with dust jackets, including 1. The Stories and 2. The Biographies, Very Fine condition, just a tiny tear in the jacket of Vol. 1 at the top of the spine, a scarce and desirable set, literature dealers charge a pretty sum for these when they can find them

E. 150-200
250
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