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U.S. Possessions and U.N.
 
 
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Lot 1181
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U.S. and Possessions, Collection, 1851-89. Something of a mixed bag of 3 Specialty albums, with one volume of singles mint and used, one of blocks/plate blocks, and one of mostly 1980s Marshall Islands, Palau and Micronesia; each volumes pages pristine with plenty of life left in them, and two binders still solid; singles are clean throughout, with all but a couple fully sound; decent Washington-Franklins, 2¢ Reds, nice Bank Notes, with Back-of-the-Book including Postal Notes, Ducks and Officials; plates extend back to 1925 series with various other earlies, but most range 1940s-70s; some nicer material, Fine to Very Fine, worth a look.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1182
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U.S. Possessions, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in a Scott International album, with high level of completion of classic issues for the spaces provided in a Scott International album and a decent amount of the nice modern mint sets, consisting of Canal Zone C15-20, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Philippines, a nice section of earlier Spanish Dominion and American occupation overprints, Puerto Rico, some nice Spanish Dominion, Ryukus Islands 1-7 and 44-53, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1183
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U.S. Possessions, Scintillating Collection, 1851-1920s. In two albums, one homemade on various pages (US and non-Puerto Rico), the second (Puerto Rico) in a slipcased Davo album on homemade pages; Puerto Rico dominates, with Spanish rule issues beginning with Cuba used on the island (including a strip of four 25c cancelled on an 1872 Slave Registry document), and continuing through a nice array of overprints, Puerto Rico-inscribed issues, and on through the US takeover; we note (mint, unless noted) #19 (no gum), crisply printed 13a and 14a, 23-28, 41, 65a (2, 1 the error between two #65), 66a, 126, 132 (block of 4), 133 (used), "Porto Rico" on 2¢ with "O"s of "Porto" broken, imprint plate number strips of three of #210 and 212, a Registered piece bearing US 8¢ Sherman and Puerto Rico #211 with 1899 Vieques Station cancel, #214 "Forto Rico", UX2, several cut squares and Revenues, and a few Spanish message-reply cards with types and plate flaws identified; smaller offerings of Cuba, the Philippines and Canal Zone (the first two still spanning the Spanish-US time period); plus US proper with a nice holding of 1851-61 issues used, coil waste issues including #540A, a mint #C10a, 1891/95 Dues mint and used, even Confederates #1 on piece, #4 used, plus later mint, Fine to Very Fine with better, a bit of a hodgepodge, but worth the time to review and reorganize.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1184

Canal Zone, Commercial Cover Accumulation, 1930's-55 Era. Over 200 commercial mail covers, with airmail, local rate, surface, etc., with a good range of towns, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1185
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Philippines, Balance of Collection, 1942-46. About 60 stamps—mostly Japanese Occupation—and about 50 covers—nearly all Japanese Occupation FDCs—plus about 25 Revenues/Cinderellas on 19 large, two-sided stocksheets; better items include FDCs of 495/495, N2/N6/N7, NJ1, and a philatelic cover bearing the Japanese Occupation 3c Provisional Postage Due (NJ1 footnote) used Oct 10, 1942 (Scott $175); generally F-VF throughout with many of the stamps NH.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$275
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Lot 1186

Puerto Rico, Postal History & Picture Post Card Collection, 1845-1972. Two flip-style cover albums holding over 50 covers, postal cards and stationery, along with 25 picture post cards from the island; the two earliest covers (1845 and 1846) bear British postmarks, and are followed by two covers, one marked "6" in circle, the other "Steamship/10", both to New York; Spanish-era franked covers follow, including two bearing #133, along with a stampless front ("No hay sellos" on one in manuscript); US Spanish-American War Patriotics, covers bearing overprinted and regular US issues, Airs, a Registered cover, etc.; picture post cards include one sent Registered, franked by a 2¢ Washington-Franklin and a 10¢ Panama-Pacific (#400A), tied by registry markings; most postal cards and stationery, and many picture post cards, mint, Fine to Very Fine with better, inspection invited.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1187
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United Nations, 1½¢ Blue Green, 1951, N.Y. precancel (Scott 2). Wholesale group of (687) examples.
Scott $37,785 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1188

United Nations, Unusual Collection, 1951-60. Valuable specialized group housed in a Uni-Safe sheet file, includes full mint NH sheets of 1-11, C1-C4 (two sets plus 2 additional 50¢ sheets), many with cut outs, as well as a C3a prussian blue error of color with certificate, 38 (4), 38d (3), UL M16 with partial triangle cutout with certificate, corner blocks 10 (15), 11 (8), 1-11, C1-C4 first day covers, margin inscription blocks, blocks, a valuable & useful collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1189

United Nations, Mint Collection, 1951-2013. Mounted in six albums, appears complete for the period, with all three offices, truly a remarkable assembly and containing all the modern issues that everyone overlooked or neglected to purchase, now at a small fraction of the issue price, a terrific bargain, please examine, what was inspected was o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 1190

United Nations, Collection, 1951-2003. Mostly complete with New York, Geneva and Vienna, hinged to White Ace pages (490 pages) in two large binders, includes panes of 16 of flag issues through 2001 and occasional duplicates (with some later se-tenant blocks in both blocks and singles), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1191

United Nations, Collection, 1951-2003. Mostly complete with New York, Geneva and Vienna, mounted on Scott Specialty pages in four albums, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1192

United Nations, "Now we know why he's called the Secretary General" Stock, 1951-2006. And Guterres had better start writing, because this massive four-pallet holding gives him enough face value to send over 3.7 million First Class letters; an essentially complete holding through 2006 from each Office, in quantities up to 59,000+ (!); most items' duplication runs several hundred to several thousand, with strength in earlier issues; contains numerous premium items, such as New York #29-30 (3,209, plus 2000 additional #30), #38 (149), First Issues from Geneva (3,124 plus extras) and Vienna (2,993 plus extras), along with high face-value items such as New York #592 (1,330), 753 (1,031), 763 (270), 783 (266), 811 (146); Geneva #14 (3,416), 172 (1,331), 179 (3,498), 183 (1,872), 192 (2,333), 213 (1,509), 276 (723), 322 (343); and Vienna #6 (2,993), 14 (4,505), 43 (3,085), 51 (3,128), 54 (1,708), 66 (1,421), 73 (2,396), 116 (1,116), 169 (1,614), and much, much more, over $2,000,000 in face value: New York $622,546; Geneva $1,058,998; Vienna $380,400 (Schilling-era $372, 334; Euro-era $8,066), Fine to Very Fine, complete inventory available online.
Estimate $200,000 - 300,000.
Current Bid$100,000
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