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Sale 645

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Lot 1
 
U.S., Plate Blocks, The Mother Lode of Offset Plate Blocks (Scott 525-529). #525 (149); 526 (40); 527 (160); 528 (307); 528B (228); 529 (78), formed by the last dean of plate number collecting, all different numbers and positions, includes many desirable full widetop margin blocks, many premium quality and premium scarcity, an incredible lifetime of assembly, the range for further study or for breakdown sales in incomprehensible, a unique opportunity, examination urged to fully appreciate the scope and magnitude of this holding which will reward the buyer, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $200,000.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
Realized $26,000.
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Lot 2
 
U.S., Plate Block Collection of All Different #s and/or Positions (Scott 343//834). The final offering from the Harvey Wallbanger collection who selectively tried to conquer the plate number field, meticulously choosing one-by-one Fine -Very Fine or better and namely never hinged plate blocks, Harvey had a keen sense of quality. Well over 1000 plate blocks some highlights include #371; 372(3); 373; 483(16); 503; 506; 525(24); 526(2); 527(42); 528(3); 536(3); 537(7); 566(2); 567; 568; 571; 591; 611(6); 612; 616(5); 619(8); 621; 622(7); 623(3); 648(3); Loads of 2¢ reds and various Kansas-Nebraska issues, 701(3); 756-65(2); 834(2) these are just a sampling of numbers and many more are present including premium Quality, please take the time to examine this holding- you will be glad that you did as the retail value is substantial, o.g., mostly never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott $100,000+.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.
Realized $20,000.
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Lot 3
 
U.S., Comprehensive One-Of-A-Kind, Plate # & Imprint Strip Collection (Scott 264-7, 279, 279D). #264 (279); 265 (60); 266 (16); 267 (690); 279 (235); 279B (281), formed by the last dean of plate number collecting, all different numbers and positions, incredible lifetime of assembly, includes useful quality and incredible range for further study or for breakdown sales, a unique opportunity, examination urged to fully appreciate the scope and magnitude of this holding, o.g., hinged, never hinged and a handful of no gum, Very Good to Very Fine or better, many Fine-Very Fine.
Scott $90,000+.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Realized $16,000.
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Lot 4
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U.S., Valuable Collection on Homemade Album Pages, 1893-1979. Wonderful U.S. collection neatly presented on album pages; collection begins with the 1893 Columbians, used 230-238; there's some better 1895 Bureau issues, the 1898 Trans-Mississippi's are used 285-291, a used set of the 1901 Pan Americans 294-299; 1902-03 Regular issue is complete to the 50¢, 323-330 complete sets in both mint and used; some choice Washington Franklins, 1922 flats are complete o.g to the 30¢ Buffalo, a fairly complete parallel mint and used collection to the 1940's, Airmails includes mint C4-C5, used C2-C6, there are some better Special Delivery issues and various 1909 Parcel Post Issues; overall a very desirable collection with many better saleable stamps, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 5
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U.S., Fresh Old Time Collection (Scott 1/O93). Impressive and desirable old time collection neatly presented on album pages; as most of the stamps appear to have been put away in this collection for many decades, the color and freshness is simply amazing; highlights include a Scott #1 with manuscript cancel; choice used examples of #'s 17, 38, and 67 in the used classics; plus decent 1869 Pictorials including #120 along with some better Banknote issues; the mint hinged begin with 1880's Banknote issues 206-217, 1893 Columbians 230-239, some attractive 1895 Bureau's including 277 (torn); Back of book include E1, plus better Postage Due and Officials, including J19-J21, J24-25, and J35-37, O12, plus Interior complete O15-O24, O38, O58, O60, complete Treasury O72-82, and nice War Dept O87-93; plus there are some scarcer early Newspaper stamps, plus a complete set of PR102-125; the collection ends with a small group of Confederate States issues; the quality is decent, but the most impressive feature is how incredibly fresh all the stamps are; a worthwhile group of stamps.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 6
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U.S., Plate Block Collection, 1926-28. Intriguing lot of plate blocks, with an attempt to obtain every number and position, includes #627, 628, 629, 631, 643, 644, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649 and 650, gum side ranges from hinged to never hinged and needs to be inspected, never the less there is much value present and potential to be had, making for worth while viewing, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $9,800.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 7
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U.S., Impressive Mint Collection, 1861-1930. A mint collection housed in six Scott Platinum Albums with matching slip cases, cost over $1,200.00 and no longer in print, stamps include 63, 65, 73, 268 never hinged, 281 never hinged, 294-299 (297 never hinged), 323-327 never hinged, 328-330 (328-329 never hinged), 370-373 never hinged, 397-400A (397-400 never hinged), 401-403 never hinged, 523-524, 537, 547, 548-550, 575-579, 610-612, 614-616, 617-623, C1-C6 never hinged, C7-C12, C18, JQ1-JQ5, QE1-QE4a, CSA includes used 6, 7, 11, 12 and mint 8, 13, and with huge P.O. face value, many VF and choice examples hand selected by a discriminating collector, plan on sufficient time to properly evaluate this winner!!! Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 8
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U.S., Intriguing Collection, 1847-1950. Several hundred stamps residing in six albums and on albums pages, includes mint 230-238, 294-295, 297, 323-325, 328-330, 397-399, White Plains sheet, 548-550, C1, C4-C5, plate block collection with Famous Americans complete, C16, C31, small collection of Bank Notes with fancy cancels, the Scott American Album with used #1, Kansas Nebraska set, Parcel Posts complete, nice officials, ducks including RW1, RW4, RW5, decent possessions, a Scott National Album with mint and used complete set Kansas Nebraska, condition is mixed, a load of sale able material, viewing suggested as this presents an opportunity not to be missed, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 9
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U.S., 19th Century Collection/Accumulation, 1851-88. About 100 primarily used and mostly better stamps on album pages and stocksheets; highlights include (used unless noted) #70b, 72 with red cancel, 98, 120, 121, 178 (mint, o.g.), etc.; condition is mixed with virtually all of the best stamps having some sort of problem, but there are many attractive and useful stamps present. Definitely worth a look.
Scott $9,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 10
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection, 1851-1990. Better used includes 7 with top sheet margin, 9, 10, 36, 38, 71, 76, 77, 112-117, 119, 165, 229, 260, 291, 369, mint includes 73, 232-235, 238-241, 325-327, 328-330, White Plains sheet, Prexies complete, Liberty issue complete, some mixed condition, nice collection to build upon or break up for retail, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 11

U.S., Mint Collection, 1930-2005. A few thousand stamps and souvenir sheets mounted in six Scott Platinum albums complete with slip cases, parts 2-7, the balance of the pages are in their original packaging, includes Prexies complete, Liberty Issue complete, Prominent Americans complete, J69-J78, ducks with die cut issues, and of course a huge face value, our quick look showed all never hinged, the albums and pages are out of print and sold for $1,000.00 +, an excellent opportunity to start a U.S. collection, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 12
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Lot 13
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U.S., Mint & Used Collections. Value concentrated in a Scott album with used 19th century stamps, including 1869 issue examples, banknotes and some 1893 Columbians, followed by some useful mint sets & part sets such as 1904 (323-27), 1907 (328-30), 1922-25 (567-71), 1932 (704-15), and mostly mint from 1933 to 1989. We also noted Minkus album with sets in mixed condition, starting with some 1893 Columbians, and including many sets issued in the 20th Century in the modest range. We also noted three Mystic albums with sets, singles and some modern complete sheets (definitives & commemoratives) issued in the 1915-2000 period, and in mint or never hinged condition, Lindner hingeless pages with stamps issued in the 1920s-60s. A last minute arrival, viewing suggested for full appreciation of the overall value, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 14
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection, 1894 Onwards. Mounted in a Scott hingeless album, better mint includes 246-247, 264-268, 279, 280, 282, 290, 398-400, useful Washington Franklins, 551-563, 565-566, 567-570, Kansas Nebraska complete, Prexies complete, Famous Americans complete, Liberty series complete, Prominent Americans complete, clean attractive collection, inspection will be a pleasure, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 15
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection, 1850s-1970s. Mounted in a Scott album with 19th Century used, followed by Washington-Franklin issues, and then by some mint sets & singles such as 1920 (548-50), 1923 (568-71), 1923-29 coil vertical or horizontal pairs, 1926-34 (632-34 & 635-42), 1929 Nebraska overprints (670-77), 1931 (692-701), 1932 (704-15). We also noted 1933 APS souvenir sheets, 1934 National Parks perforated & imperforate sets, 1938 Prexies complete, 1940 Famous Americans. Airmail section with 1918-23 (C1-5). Revenue section with attractive first, second & third issues in used condition, plus documentary, proprietary and stock transfer examples. Intact as received from consignor, viewing invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 16
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection 1851-2005. Several hundred stamps housed in four Liberty albums, better used includes 7, 32, 68, 71, 76, 77, 78, 93 with blue fancy cancel, 112-114, 117, 165, 190, 311, C4-C6, with better mint such as 232, 233, 235, 236, 237, 240, 294-299, 327, 397-400, 614-616, 617-619, 620-621, Famous Americans complete, C3, and with the high values up to 2005, face value alone is large, a perfect way to restock and obtain some valuable postage as well, a quick viewing will convince you, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 17
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U.S., Mostly Mint Plate Block Collection. A few dozen blocks and plate blocks mounted on hingeless pages, with plate blocks 370, 374, 384, 503, 550, 648, E14, JQ3, Korpa error sheet, and plenty of other sale-able material makes this lot a slam dunk, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 18
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U.S., Collection Strong in Classics, 1857 Onwards. Mounted on pages, 19th century holds the value here, used includes 71, 77, 87-89, 92-94, 96-98, 119-120, 136, 138, 145-153, 156-163, 189-190, 215-218, 228-229, 285-290, 294-299, 323-327, 328-330, nice lot to break down for retail, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $650.
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Lot 19
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection, 1869 Onwards. Mounted in custom pages, used includes 112-117, 156-166, 212-217, 219, 220-229, 291, mint includes 230-233, 235-237, 239, 328-330, Prexies complete, Liberty Issue complete, C4, C6, C18, parcel posts mixed mint and used, condition issues should be expected, you'll need time to sort through this lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $500.
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Lot 20
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection. Intriguing collection mounted in a Scott album, includes plate blocks 650, 683, 713-714, 718-719, 740-749, 756-765, Famous Americans complete, then a nice selection of officials with mint O3, O24, O35, O37, O41, O43, O77-O78, O83, used includes O2, O5, O6, O24 (x2), O25-O26, O30-O33, with plenty of sale able items the potential is huge, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $800.
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Lot 21
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U.S., Plate Blocks Collection, 1931-95. In nine three-ring binders, including some earlies such as 1931 (690 & 702), 1933 (727), 1933 (732), followed by some prexies, and then by a large amount of commemoratives, plus some airmails and postage dues. We also noted Scott album with booklet panes and booklets issued in the 1958-95 period, and deserving your attention, Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 22

U.S., Quality Collection, 1904-30. Nice lot of mostly never hinged material, includes commemoratives, Washington Franklins, airmails, special deliveries, and a 519 with certificate, on hingeless pages, each item hand selected, a neat collection of modestly priced stamps, inspection suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 23

U.S., Precancel and Perfin Collection. A few hundred stamps with fantastic Bureaus in two small stock books, the first is mostly plate number singles and blocks of four with plate numbers, second includes varieties galore, unchecked for transient perfs, an impressive holding that should please the fussiest of collectors, inspection is strongly urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 24
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection, 1857 Onwards. Mounted in a Scott National album, better used includes 217, 219-228, 230-239, 285-290, 323-327, 328-330, plus plenty of postage, mixed condition, fresh clean lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 25
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U.S., Mint and Used Collection, 1861-1990. Mounted on White Ace pages, better used includes 67, 68, 76, 78, 285-288, 294-299, 327, better mint 329-330, 398-400, Kansas Nebraska complete, mixed condition, plenty of sale able material should make this lot quite desirable, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 26

U.S., Commemorative Collection, 1901-49 (Scott 294//986). Neatly housed in a White Ace specialty album, highlights include 294-299 and 323-327, a nice starter for upgrade and expansion, mostly o.g. with many later stamps never hinged; early stamps mostly with faults, later mostly sound, Very Good to Very Fine.
Scott $1,350 plus.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 27
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U.S., Mint & Used Collection, 1861 Onwards. A couple of hundred stamps in a Harris Liberty album, with scattered Bank Notes, Columbians to 240, Trans Miss to 291, Pan Am complete, mostly used until 1930, used ducks, a collection any new collector would be proud to own, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 28

U.S., Press Sheet Collection. Includes eleven uncut press sheets, with an uncut six pane $2 Invert Jennys, uncut USS Constitution forever stamp uncut sheet of five panes with/o die cuts, Battle of Lake Eire uncut sheet without die cuts, and eight uncut press sheets of forever baseball stars with two each of Joe Dimaggio, Ted Williams, Larry Doby and Willie Stargell, in original mailing tubes, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $425.
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Lot 29
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U.S., Plate Block Collection, 1926-1986. Residing in three Harris albums, includes Army Navy issue complete, Famous Americans complete, Overrun Countries complete, Prominent Americans missing only 1283B, C25-C31, C46, and of course plenty of postage, inspection encouraged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $350.
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Lot 30
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U.S., Philatelic Exposition Collection, 1913-66. Nice comprehensive collection, starts with 1913 stamps, some with "Open/October 22/to/November 1" overprint, with envelope, 1926 with stamps, cover and large piece with partial #630 sheets, invitation, 1936 with stamps, invitation, Bay Ridge souvenir sheet, 1947 with stamps, metered cover, couple of different cachets, bi-color stamps, 1956 with stamps, souvenir sheet, postal card, and 1966 with stamps, postal card, and ephemera, great lot to expand upon or to break up, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 31
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U.S., Early Collection, 1857-1869. Two pages of stamps, includes unused 26, eleven 65 and one pair, used twenty seven 114, and two unused LO5, nice range of shades and cancels, high catalog value, inspection encouraged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 32
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U.S., Mint Singles, Blocks and Plate Blocks Commemorative Collection, 1938-60. Several hundred items in two Scott albums and a Minus album, includes singles, blocks and plate blocks of Famous Americans complete, Overrun Countries complete, and commemoratives complete to 1959, also a binder with Famous American first day covers, nice selection, worthy of a bid, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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