Sale 337

Harbour Auction


Viet Nam (North)
 
 
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Lot 3623
 
Viet Nam (North) 1956, 50d on 5d deep red (50), complete sheet of 50, without gum as issued, folded once, F.-V.F.
Scott $4,500 as singles

Expertization: 1993 BPA Certificate.
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Lot 3624
 
Viet Nam (North) 1948, 2d & 5d on rough, brown paper (1L62-63), complete sheet of 50, without gum as issued, folded once, F.-V.F.
Scott $2,250 as singles

Expertization: 1993 BPA Certificate.
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Lot 4001
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High Catalog Collection Balance, 1851-1930s, Comprehensive collection with moderate duplication arranged in a stockbook; loaded with high values with such 19th century highlights as (unused, no gum unless noted) #30 o.g., 36B-39, 56, 62B used, 70 100-101 used, 112-117, 119, 120 (F-VF w/'99 PFC), 144 used, 155, 156-166, 191 Columbians to $4 (30¢ F-VF, NH, $2 F, o.g., $3 F, LH, $1 & $4 stuck to page), 1st Bureau issue nearly complete (including used 272a), and Trans-Mississippis complete (o.g. except 50¢ & $1); 20th century is fairly complete and nearly all o.g. including #300-313 ($1 regummed, $2 F, o.g.), nearly complete Washington-Franklins, C1-13, C23a & c, E3, E5-9 Q1-12, etc. A high percentage of the high value stamps have faults (including repairs), but the are still a good number of Fine or better stamps and nearly all appear that way; among the sub-$500 stamps there are plenty of F-VF and even Extremely Fine stamps; and there are about 40 certificates. This is a terrific lot, but one that should be carefully examined.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000
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Lot 4002
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Collection, 1846-1940, Valuable balance of a high catalog collection in two loose-leaf binders including Airs, Dues and Parcel Post; highlights include used #2, 23, 67, 85B, 122 (2), 312, 313 and mint Columbians to the 50¢, plus the $2 & $3 (last two regummed), #261A, 276, 277, Trans-Miss. complete ($1 regummed), 300-311, 423 (2), 480, 595 (2), 599A NH and much more; also includes a small section of Airmails plate blocks that includes an NH C18 plate block of 6; condition is extremely mixed in the 19th century and generally Fine in the 20th and there are nearly 50 certificates. Scott value is just over $60,000.
Estimate $9,000 - 12,000
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Lot 4003
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Small Collection, 1851-1939, on Scott National pages and a manila stock sheet; nothing especially valuable but lots of unusual cancels and a few interesting covers like an 8¢ Pan-Am used with a 2¢ Puerto Rico from Cleveland to Germany and a complete set of Jamestowns to Holland; cancels include a 10¢ 1869 with Hiogo Japan double circle; mainly used but includes a few better mint like some Farley gutter pieces and complete Prexies (LH). An intriguing lot that should be seen to be appreciated.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 4004
 
Collection of Commemoratives, 1893-1915, Collection of about 45 singles and seven blocks of 4, including Columbians to the $1 plus a $3 & $4 (two 6¢ with PF XF 90 NH certificates, 50¢-$4 regummed), Trans-Miss. to 10¢ plus a $1 (8¢ is an imprint and plate no. pair), Pan-Ams. complete plus a block of the 5¢, a 5¢ Jamestown block (Avg.), blocks of #400A & 401 and a single 404; There are a few small faults but condition is generally F-VF with several NH. An excellent lot. Scott value is about $13,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000
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Lot 4005
 
Commemorative Plate Block Collection, 1893-1929, Mounted collection of about 50 mostly different beginning with a 1¢ Columbian plate block of 8 and including a 2¢ Trans-Miss. plate block of 6, 1¢ & 2¢ Pan-Ams (plus 5¢ & 10¢ blocks of 4 with plate no.), 1¢ Jamestown (2), 367-369 (last regummed), 371-373, 397 (NH), 612 (NH), 614-621, 647-648, etc. Condition is generally F-VF with only a few minor faults on some of the best numbers, and including a good number of later NH. Scott is about $12,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000
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Lot 4006
 
20th Century Regular Issues to 1930, Collection of singles, blocks, coil pairs & line pairs; includes singles #309 (NH, just F), 310, 341 (XF), 342, 407 (PF XF 90nh), 422 (PF XF 90ph), 433 (2 NH, PSE 95 & 90), 470 (PSE XF 90nh), 514 (PSE XF 90nh) etc.; line pairs include 395-96, 412-13 (both NH) and 599A (NH, F-Avg). Condition is generally F-VF with a good number of NH and about 20 stamps with certificates. An excellent lot. Scott value is about $14,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000
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Lot 4007
 
20th Century Regular Issue Plate Blocks to 1934, Collection of more than 100 diff beginning with #314 & 320 and including many, many $200-&-up blocks like #337, 339, 379, 414, 416, 431, 432, 434, 507 (NH), 555-56 (NH), 560, 561-62 (NH), 566 (NH), 569 (NH), 571 (NH), 584-591 (3¢, 7¢ & 9¢ NH), 595, 693 with rare plate no. 21179 (precanceled), etc. Condition is generally Fine or F-VF with a few minor faults on some of the best numbers (595 is VG, for instance). A great lot. Scott value is about $26,000.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500
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Lot 4008
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1918-20 Offset Issue, small specialized collection/accumulation in a stockbook, includes plate blocks, plate number singles, and numerous mint and used singles, some with plate flaws, double impressions, etc.; virtually all F-VF. Scott value is over $5,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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Lot 4009

Brinkerhoff Perforations, Collection of more than 100 mostly different pairs comprising type I (33), type II (27), type IIa (32), type IIb (14); includes #371 type I (2), II & IIa and 373 type II; condition is just about all F-VF with some NH and six pairs have certificates.
Scott $12,800
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Lot 4010

Farwell Perforations, Small collection of 22 mostly different pairs or strips, all group 4 #343-344, 383-384 & 408-409; all F-VF and a few NH.
Scott $2,265
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Lot 4011

Mailometer Perforations, Small collection of 41 nearly all different pairs or strips (one a block of 4 #383) of types I (24), II (9) and III (8); type I includes #320a, 368 (2), 371 (line pair), 373, type II #320, 320a (one stamp thin), 345, 368 and type III #343-344 (two each, 2¢ 2mm pair faulty), 345, 347 (tear), 371 (tiny thin) & 373 (crease); all have original gum and nearly all are F-VF.
Scott $9,245
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Lot 4012

Mailometer Perforations, Collection of 48 nearly all different type IV pairs or strips including #320 (4), 320b, 343-347 (plus a 4¢ line pair), 368 (2), 371 (5 including 2 line pairs), 373 (3), 482 (8 + line pair) and 483 (4 + line pair); few minor flaws but nearly all are F-VF, OG.
Scott $9,500
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Lot 4013

Schermack Perforations, Collection of types I & II comprising 13 mostly different pairs plus four singles; pairs include type I #314, 314 w/6-holes (thin), 320, 320a, 368, type II #314, 320 (4), 320a and 368; nearly all F-VF OG.
Scott $3,400
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Lot 4014
 
Schermack Perforations, Collection of 96 types III pairs, 22 singles and two blocks including 2¢ Harding #611, 11 pairs, two line pairs & a block of 4; virtually all F-VF and a few NH; also includes an unused single of TD14;.
Scott $5,250+
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Lot 4015

U.S. Automatic Vending Perforations, Collection of 78 nearly all different pairs and strips; comprises type I (33), type II (22) & type III (23) and includes type I #343-345, 368 line pair, 371 (3 pairs 2 line pairs plus two pairs of type Ia); type II #368 (2), 371 (4), 373 (3) and type III #314, 320, 343-347 and two each #368, 371 &373; virtually all F-VF, OG with a few NH. Also includes four type 4 "pockets" plus an example of the New York Subway ticket for which the stamp pocket vending machine was originally created.
Scott $7,450
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Lot 4016
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Vending Machine Perforations, Balance of mint and used singles; about 125 stamps, mostly Schermack type III but includes Brinkerhoff, Farwell, Mailometer & U.S. Automatic Vending Co.; generally F-VF.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 4017

Test Coils, Private Perfs & Cinderellas, Small collection of about 65 items including pairs of TD30, 35, 37, 40, 47, 60A, 65, 74, 88-91 & 93; generally F-VF.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 4018
 
Duck Stamps, mint collection comprising RW4, 6-31and 33-62; also including used RW5 and 32; just about all Very Fine or better, NH comprise RW8-14, 17, 19, 23-2533-34 & 36-62 with RW6 & 35 having no gum. Scott is $4,130 counting the 13 hinged post-1945 stamps as NH.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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Lot 4019
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Tobacco Taxpaids, collection of more than 250 stamps and strips including 35 of the 1868 small Tobacco stamps and Springer TG1//49 (about 70 pieces), TG50-52 (50+), TG78A//81D (75); mixed condition, as always, but an exceellent lot of these scarce and popular taxpaids.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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Lot 4020
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Interesting Balance of Consignment, Small box of odds & ends including such diverse things as a 1¢ type 1c (19b) on cover, a block of 24 #219DPe (no gum), a plate block of 10 #C18 (NH, gum skips), 2¢ #248 canceled with the Boston experimental Eagle & Thunderbolts machine cancel, 2¢ type 1a (500) on cover, etc., etc. A great lot, well worth a careful examination.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 4021
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Small Balance of Consignment, few hundred stamps on 35 black approval cards and in a couple of small envelopes; starts with a nice used pair of 1¢ 1869s and includes used #115, 293 & 313 and mint/unused #237-239, 240 (2), 241, 244, 277, 278, 291, 296-298, 297 block of 6, 325-327, 341, 400, 400A (2), 422, 423, Q12, etc. plus some nicer mint 20th century, some in small quantities like #589 (10 NH blocks of 4), 698 (4 NH blocks of 4), four $5 Bassett Moore plate blocks, an NH C12 plate block and 20 BK132 "Perf. 10 Booklets"; a good bit of the earlier material is regummed but otherwise the lot is generally F-VF and definitely worth a look.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000
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Lot 4022
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U.S. and Possessions, small consignment balance consisting of low-priced U.S. B-O-B and some Canal Zone (including mint #46 & 58) and Hawaii (including #23 (3) & 24, all faulty); could be useful.
Estimate $400 - 600
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Lot 4023
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British Empire Collection, about 20,000-25, 000 different used mounted by Scott number on 8½x11, 24-space approval sheets in 14 three-ring binders; very little 19th century, but loaded with modern pictorials and commemoratives and all F-VF. The owner has cataloged the Australian area at about $5,000, but that is easily the best area. When he purchased it about 20 years ago, the total catalog value was estimated to be about $25,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 4024
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Great Britain Used Abroad & Hong Kong Used in China, G.B. comprises about 75 items including the 5s used in Valparaiso Chile (£400) and in Constantinople (£250) as well as a 4d vermilion plate 15 used in Malta (£190) a 10d used in Beruit (£160) and a pair of 10d used in Arroyo Puerto Rico (£300); total SG value is over £1800; Hong Kong is about 60 items used in China, mainly Shanghai, with nothing really scarce. Also includes three Indian stamps used in Rangoon Burma. Condition is a little mixed but much is F-VF. A very interesting lot. The G.B. catalogs about £4700 in Gibbons and the Hong Kong is about $700 in Scott as normal used.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 4025
 
Japan Collection, 1879-1992, couple hundred mint stamps on stockcards in glassines and sheet folders with souvenir sheets, sheets of 10 and a few regular size sheets. Highlights includes (mint NH unless noted) 179-87 hinged, 198-01, 276-79 pair, most Parks with folders present including 293a, 306a, 318s, continuing with 369-74 hinged, 385a (2 booklet panes), 456 sheet, 479a sheet of 5, 480-97, 521c, etc., clean F-VF group, almost all NH.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 4026
 
Poland Collection, 1918-1967, wonderful mint never hinged collection of singles, sets and souvenir sheets, loaded with mid-price issues and includes all the important souvenir sheets such as 251, 314-16, 412a, B29 (perf & imperf), B31, C26d (3 sheets), B49Bc, & C26A sheet of 16, F-VF or better, mint NH.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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