Sale 657



 
Lot 1

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U.S., Comprehensive Mostly Mint Collection, 1847-1961. Neatly mounted on white ace pages in two volumes, unused items as mounted include : # 1; 7; 9; 11; 15; 23; 24; 26; 26a; 30A; 35; 36; 36B; 37-39; 56; 63; 65(2); 68-9; 72; 73; 76-78; 86-88; 92-98; 112-117; 119; 123-24; 133; 133a; 135A; 136; 145-49; 151; 153-54; 157-60; 162-63; 166; 178-79; 182-85; 187; 188(2); 189-191; 205; 206(2); 207-8; 209(2); 210(2); 211(2); 212-217; 219-229; 220a; 230-242; 244; 246-263; 264-278; 279-284; 285-293; 294-299; 300-313; 314 pair; 315 pair; 320-20a pairs; 323-330; 331-342; 343-47 pairs; 357-8; 367-73 including pairs of imperfs; 374-82; 383-4 pairs; 390-396 pairs; 397-404; 405-7; 408-13 pairs; 414-423; 424-440; 441-445 pairs; 448,450 pairs; 452-458 pairs; 459 pair; 460; 461; 462-66, 468-480; 481-4 pairs; 486-90,92-97 pairs; 498-518 and includes 505 in a pair; 519; 523-4; various offsets including imperf pairs; other highlights include 545-7; 551-73; 578-9; 581-91; 595; 599A pair; 630 s/s; 634A; 658-79; virtual completion here through the end, used: 9; 12; 13-17; 18; 21-22; 25-6; 27-9; 31-3; 62B; 67; 75; 79; 83; 85B; 89; 91; 99-101; 118; 120-122; 137-139; 144; J58; The Airmails are complete mint including a lovely set of Zeppelins, mint Special Delivery and Postage Dues complete without the special printings only (the J58 appears unused but alas is indeed used); also one will find mint F1, Q1-12; JQ1-5 as well as the QEs, there are a total of 24 items with brand new PSE certificates that attest to the items being unused/mint, the stamps are generally fresh and nice appearing, but there are many with varying degrees of faults that will also include reperfing and the occasional used stamp with a cleaned cancel listed as unused. The 20th Century material seems to improve immensely on quality and the back-of-the-book is simply delightful! Please allow ample time to view and evaluate as our conservative estimate on this highly complete collection will be a worthwhile endeavor for even the most advanced United States trader and the catalog value will reach into six figures with the overwhelming abundance of key values present.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.

Realized $34,220



 
Lot 2



U.S., Powerful Highly Complete Mostly Mint Collection, 1857-1932 (Scott 10X1/PR125). Extensive and valuable collection neatly presented on White Ace pages; virtually all unused or unused appearing with just a few used in the Back of the book issues; including useful with original gum, highlights include 3-4P4 card proofs, 1857 perforated issues 24, 26, 35, 36-39; 1861's 63, 65, 67-72, 76-77; 1869 Pictorials complete 112-122; banknote issues 151-155, 210-218; 1890 regulars complete 219-229; 1893 Columbians complete to the $5, 230-245; Bureau issues 264-278; Trans Mississippis 285-293, 1902 regular issues 300-311, 1912 Panama-Pacific issues complete 397-404; Washington Franklins 331-342, 479-80, 508-518, 523-4, and 547; 1922 regulars 563-573; back of the book includes Special Delivery issues E1-E3, E5-7; a nice group of Postage Dues J1-J7, J22-J28; Parcel Post issues complete Q1-Q12; Parcel Post Postage Dues and Special Handling complete; An exceptional selection of the 1873 Official stamps including O1-9, O15-24, O25-28, O31; O35-37, O40-41, O45, O47-56 complete, O57-60, O72-O82 complete, and O83-O93 complete along with a lovely group of card proofs; finally the collection is topped off by some excellent Newspaper stamps including PR2, PR4, and PR114-125; a beautifully arranged collection with an immense amount of catalog value; the early issues are generally faulty from one degree to another, but careful examination will yield a trove of better saleable stamps for any collector or dealer.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.

Realized $20,060



 
Lot 3

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U.S., Meticulously Assembled Collection (Scott 7//QE4). Magnificent collection neatly housed in a single Lighthouse hingeless album, loaded with choice quality mint or used stamps; virtually complete except for select items we removed for individual lotting, this collection is overflowing with better stamps, 6 of which have certificates of authenticity - 2 Weiss, 2 PSE, and 2 PF certificates; mostly used up to the 1879 American Bank Note Company issues, unused thereafter, highlights include a nice selection of 1851 imperforates 7, 9-11, 13-15, and 17; a valuable selection of 1857 perforated issues 18, 20, 22-28, 29-33, and 35-38; an attractive group of the 1861 issues 63 x (4) various shades, 67-73, 75-78; the 1867 grilled issues are fairly complete including 79 grilled all over, 83, 85, 85B, 85E, 86-91 complete, and 92-101 complete; 1869 Pictorials include 112-1115, and 117-121; 1870's Banknote issues include 134-39, 145-155, 156-166, 178-191, and 205-218; the 1890 Banknote issue 219-229 are complete including both better 2 cent varieties 220a and 220c; 1893 Columbians 230-240, 1894 Bureaus 246-250, and 252-260 unused, with 261 and 261A used; 1895 Bureaus 264-276 used, with 276A and 277 used, and 279-294 complete; 1898 Trans-Mississippi's 285-291, and 1901 Pan Americans complete 294-299; 1902 regulars 300-309 plus a choice used 313; 1904 Louisiana Purchase and 1907 Jamestown complete 323-330; Washington Franklins are exceptional with many a Very Fine stamp for any dealer or collector to cherry pick the GEMS out of, they include 331-341, 343-347, 348-355, 357-8, 367-373 complete, 374-382 complete, 385-387, 390-396 coil singles, 397-404 complete, 414-422, 424-438, plus a 440, 441-448 unused, 449 used, 450-458 coil singles, 461,-466, 468-476, 478-480, 1917 coil pairs or line pairs 486-490, and 492-497, 1917 perf 11 issues 498-504, and 506-511, 519 Never Hinged with cert., 524-534A, 535-538, and 540-547, 1923 regulars are complete and very choice 551-573, perf 10 issue from 1923 581-591 complete, 630 White Plains souvenir sheet, 1929 Kansas-Nebraska issues complete 658-679; then virtually complete from 1930 to 1944 issues; Back of The Book are spectacular including Airmail issues C1-C12, and C16-C23; Special Delivery are complete except for E10; Postage Due issues are used on the early years but complete for issues J1-J7, J15-J21, J22-J28, J30-J36, J38-J44, J45-J50, J52-J57, J60-J67, and J69-J78; there's a gorgeous complete set of the 1919 U.S. Offices in China K1-K18, plus a gorgeous set of the 1913 Parcel Post issues Q1-Q12; to finish off this great collection there's complete sets of 1912 Parcel Post Due JQ1-5, and 1925 Special Handling stamps QE1-QE4a; there are some faults present on some of the early, higher catalog value stamps and a few reperfs here and there, but the overall quality of this collection is much nicer than normally found, as the collector who formed the collection to the extra time to hand pick nice looking stamps with eye appeal; as the owner's catalog value is well in excess of $100,000, this collection should draw serious interest at public auction; a fantastic collection for and retail dealer or Ebay enthusiast, as the stamps are all in very saleable condition with no junk or filler loading up the value of this lot; please give yourself extra time to carefully review this impressive and beautiful collection - you'll be glad you did.
Scott $104,615 owner's stated value.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.

Realized $22,420



 
Lot 4

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U.S., Sprawling Advanced Mint & Used Collection, 1845-1976. In a fat bulging Lighthouse hingeless album, starting with postmaster provisionals, locals and some confederate provisionals and continuing with used (unless mentioned otherwise) 1847 issue 1-2 singles plus a pair of 1; 1¢ 1851 four; 12; 10¢ 1851 two and a pair; 17; 1¢ 1857 (7) including a #20 with certificate; 27, 29 part o.g.; 20; 30A; 10¢ 1857 (5 one of which is unused); 36-39 the 90¢ with fraudulent cancel; unused appearing 1861s include 63, 65, 67, 68, 73; also used 63(2); 64b; 68(3); 24¢ (5) including #70c with certificate; 71-72; 76; 77(2); lots of grills including 86 & 94 unused, the rest used and need to be checked but include 1¢ (2); 2¢ (5); 3¢(4); 5¢; 10¢(3); 12¢,15¢ & 24¢ two of each value; 30¢; 90¢ are solo. 112-21; 123-32 an interestingly concocted proof set shaved and perforated so as to resemble the re-issues, 133 unused; 134; 136-7; 139; 144; various banknotes including unused 7¢; 12¢, 15¢-90¢ of the various printings, the remaining spaces filled with used and sometimes extras; 219-29 mixed mint and used; small bureaus complete but for 261; 1900 series missing 313; Washington-Franklins with a high degree of representation mint 341-2; 374-82; 407; 414-5; 420 422; a few perf 10s; 461 and most of the other perf 11s; 523; 547; 573; Commems are complete unused from Columbians, includes Trans-Miss, Pan-Am, Louisiana Purchase, Jamestown, Lincoln Bluish, White Plains S/S, Kansas-Nebraska, airmails C1-6 & C18 mint are the highlights, a separate section of coils and coil pairs on about a dozen pages with some useful; nice Special Deliveries with E3-E7 mint, excellent range of postage dues, mint Q1-12; JQ1-5 mixed mint/used then a better-than-expected Official selection unused O5-6, O8, O10-14, O28-30, Navy complete mostly used, nice PO dept including 90¢, State Dept missing only 15¢ up to the 90¢ and includes a $2, Treasury and War are complete unused, Interior mixed mint/used plus some soft papers and later issues. F1 mint, Newspapers including proofs, facsimiles & reprints, and ends with a mostly mint set of ducks. An overall extensive and well represented collection formed by a great old codger that knew his stuff but was value oriented, so there are faults, unused appearing, the occasional misidentified or problem item, but a lot of fine or better stamps that have great sales potential and would catalog a small fortune. This one needs a careful look and will reward the ardent viewer.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.

Realized $22,420



 
Lot 5

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U.S., Valuable Intact Mostly Mint Collection, 1851-1979. In two volume Scott National Albums, includes unused #7; 37; 63; 65; 69; 73; 87; 96; 112-4; 131; 136; 156; 158; 149; 152; 156; 160; 182; 184; 188-9; 205; 209-12; 213-7; 219D; 221-2; 224-29; 230-42; 246--61; 264-75; 277; 279-84; 288-91; 294-99; 300-12; 323-41; 367-73; 374-82; 397-404; 405-20; 422-3; 424-40; 462-76; 478-80; various coils including pairs 447; 458; 494-5; 497; 501-4; 506-18; 523-4; various offsets and rotaries; 551-73; 575-91; 595; 599A; 630; 658-79; plus all the other issues onwards, airmails complete including C1-6 and C13-15; E1; E5; E7; F1; some Ducks and BOB. Used includes #9; 68; 70-1; 76-8; 115-6; 151 pair with star cancel; 153-55 - 90¢ NYFM cancel plus some others that fill in the gaps for the unused issues, an overall delightful collection with many items carefully selected for eye-appeal, as one might expect there are unused appearing examples that may well be used and faults to varying degrees, but an intact as received collection that should please the most discerning parties, many items to select and sell individually at premium prices, decide for yourself but don't let this one get away.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized $15,340



 
Lot 141



U.S., Valuable Mint Stock, 1883-1956. From a fresh source that has been parked for the past 30 years, quantities from a few to many and arranged by face type, 210(4); 219(7); 220(2); 224-5(40: 230-40(2 plus extra values); Small Bureaus unchecked for watermarks: 1¢(9); 2¢(26 including better types); 3¢(14); 4¢(9); 5¢(5); 8¢(4); 10¢(5); 15¢(12 with never hinged and nicer than normal); 279(5); 280b(6); 281(3); 282(6); 282C (6); 279B; 285-90 (2 plus extras); 294-99 (2 plus extras); 300-8; 300-1(5); 303-4(5); 306(4); 307(5); 308(5); 319(8); 319 booklet pane; 324-6; 328-30(2); 397-400; 401-3; Perf 12 Washington Franklins (unchecked for watermark) 1¢(12); 2¢(15); 3¢(6); 4¢(26); 5¢(6); 6¢(5); 8¢(3); 13¢(6); 15¢(6); Perf 10's (unchecked for watermarks): 2¢(14); 3¢(6); 4¢(6); 5¢(6); 6¢(12); 7¢(5); 8¢(12); 9¢(6); 11¢(12); 12¢(12); 15¢(6); 30¢(1); 5c error #467 in pair; Perf 11's 3¢(13); 4¢(13); 5¢(15); 6¢(10); 7¢(8); 8¢(9); 9¢(8); 10¢(18); 11¢(7); 12c(5); 13¢(6); 15¢; 20¢(6); 30¢(6); offsets including (32) of the 2¢ perfed; 537(10); 548-50(8); 551-71(2); 614-6(8); 617-9(7); 658-79(4); 692-701(4); 1053 (16); C3(6 plus two blocks of 4); C10a(2); C7-9(5); C20-22(5); E3(4); E5(3); E6/8(3); E7(6); E11(6); E13-4(6); F1(4); Q6(6)JQ1-5(2). Many of these are the commercial very good to fine, but there are some that are fine to very fine and even some nice very fine or better, ranging from no gum to never hinged, with quite a few in the latter, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire an intact cherry lot that will lend itself to internet sales or retail at a very profitable basis. Neatly organized and if you spend some time viewing it will be well rewarded as the little gems abounding will be a pleasant surprise.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized $17,700



Lot 829

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Worldwide, Philatelic Avalanche, 1880-1950, gargantuan mint dealer stock, thousands and thousands of stamps and souvenir sheets in 85 plastic tubs, strong in British Commonwealth, French Colonies, South America, Bulgaria, Liberia, Turkey, with items like Brazil 1301 (x19), 985a (x50), Bulgaria 1163 (x28), 2195 imperf (x2), Cuba C223a (x100), Dahomey C16a (x23), Ghana 254a (x20), Guinea C14-C16 (x27), Italy Offices in China Tientsin E2, Ivory Coast 580C, Japan 422, Liberia 136 (x100), Nigeria 149a (x30), Panama C221a (x50), San Marino 1005a (x50), Somaliland Protectorate 122 (x50), Togo C108a (x17), with plenty of imperfs, proofs and specimens for enhancement, and hundreds of items in the $10 to $50 price range, satisfying duplication, some mixed condition as to be expected, you'll need an extra Saint Bernard to conquer this one, so get ready to explore, enormous potential awaits you!!! Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $480,000 +++ owners.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized $11,800



Lot 830

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Worldwide, Mostly Never Hinged & Mint Dealer's Stock. In numberless dealer display pages, better noted include Batum 47-49; Denmark 140 block of four, 229a booklet pane of four, C1 block of four, J6-7 & J38 block of four; Croatia B76A-C; Greece 538; Mexico 367; China-PRC 2000-2002, normal set, plus two stamps with missing top lettering; Germany Michel Fieldpost 7B; Iceland C4-8; Italy 23a with 1998 Bonicontro certificate, C3-9, Nova Scotia 11 imperforate pair; Poland 358 imperforate block of four; Portugal 345 block of four; Russia 1914-15 semipostals with specimen overprints; Latvia several imperforate pairs, Jordan & France imperforate singles. We also noted some Liberia errors and imperforates, plus Canal Zone representation and some souvenir sheets. Excellent for the retailer or the internet seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

Unsold



 
Lot 527

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German Area, Massive Collection and Stock, 1849-1990. In 4 Scott albums + duplicates and modern issues in 2 stock books. Includes a volume each of German States, Germany proper, German Plebiscite Areas and Occupations, and DDR. Some interesting early used, then mainly page after page of newer mint issues, some never hinged. No rarities, just a great range of collectible stamps. Generally clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $58,900 (Owner's).
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

Unsold



 
Lot 772

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Worldwide, Unbelievable Thematically Related Collection. In thirty two binders. Definitely not what you might be thinking. This lot is absolutely brimming with value, including extraordinary Australia which includes 2 examples of #95a, plus an abundance of Ash, etc., imprint pairs and blocks, better sets and singles etc., outstanding British Empire with amazing Canada which includes approximately $2,000.00 in modern face value, plus very premium quality singles, varieties, ect., a very limited sampling of other premium items shows Israel #25, two tab singles, Austria C54-C60 plus imperf pair of the 20s, excellent Libya, Tripolitania C27-C28 never hinged blocks of four, San Marino C75 two never hinged sheets, good Indian States, Norway 218, New Zealand B59-B60 never hinged imperf pairs, PRC 1973 Panda set, Sierra Leone 163 and tons more. Throughout you can expect to find proofs, part perfs, imperfs, imperf betweens, fan tails, missing colors, souvenir sheets, FDCs, etc., just a great lot, don't miss this one!!! o.g., hinged or never hinged, mostly Very Fine or better.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

Realized $10,030










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