Sale 359

U.S., British and Worldwide
Stamps, Documents and Autographs


U.S. Collections
 
 
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Lot 539
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U.S. Collection, 1845-1933, few hundred on National pages, plenty of higher value items including used: 9X1, 1, 12, 27, 37, 67, 79 (on cover), 85B (cert), 117-122, etc., including mint and unused: 40, 114 (split grill NH, cert), 115C (o.g., cert), 157 (NH, cert), 189 (NH), 191 (part o.g.), 212-18, 230-42, 244, 285-92, 311, 505, 551-73, 630, and line pairs of 395-96, 453-54, 459, 599A, condition very mixed, from just collectible to quite nice, needs a patient examination, owner's cat (many mistakes) $106,000.
Estimate 5,000 - 7,500
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Lot 540
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Balance of a Collector's Fine Quality 19th Century Consignment, 1847-1869, including 1 (dot in "s" tied on piece), 7 (2), 9 (7 plus a pair), 17, 30A, 63 and 65 (unused), 71 (2), 78 (3), 112 (5), 113 (8), 116 (9 including cancels), 117 (4), 119 (4), 120 (3), etc., some small flaws, a few reperfs but a well above average lot where the stamps were bought one at a time.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 541
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Comprehensive Collection 1851-2000, in two Scott Nationals, mostly mint/unused, the earlies include some unused (some of which are questionable) by 1880s unused is quite strong, including 206-29, 230-43, 264-276A, 285-93, 308-11, 331-42, 423, 456, 459, 478, 498-518 (less 505), 524, 543, 551-73, a bit of back of book, etc., condition mixed but there are plenty F-VF and some nice NH surprises, well worth a careful look.
Estimate 5,000 - 7,500
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Lot 542
 
Small Selection of Better Items, Generally 1851-1900, includes used 36-37, 135 (2), includes mint or unused 208a, 216 (2), 2 blocks of 233, 236, 238 (2), 240 (2), 289 (5), 519, O6, O31, etc., mixed condition but most are attractive.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 543
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Collection, 1857-1979, hundreds mounted in a Scott National, here and there are better items, including used 36-37, 75-78, 218 (unused), 241, some better Officials, etc., very mixed quality, good starter collection.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 544

Small Lot of Trial Color and Regular Proofs, 10 different including 40P4 (shades), 42TC (two colors), etc., generally Very Fine.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 545
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Mostly 19th Century Collection/accumulation, Balances of a Few Collections with a couple 100 stamps, strength in 1857 through the bank notes, few later, mixed quality but plenty of attractive, well worth a good look.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 546
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19th Century Collector Accumulation, several hundred including 63 (13), 68 (10), 71 (2), 73 (25), 151 (5), etc., mixed quality but many sound and/or attractive stamps.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 547
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Small Lot of Proofs, includes 76P3 (block of 4), J1-7P4, J7TC, J15-21P3, J22-28P4, some revenue proofs (mostly cut close), mixed quality, some VF.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 548
 
Early Commems, includes 238-41, 243, 289-92, high values regummed, otherwise most original gum, couple never hinged, small faults to F-VF, fresh lot.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 549
 
Selection of Early Commems, 16 different including 239-240, 296-298, 327, most regummed or disturbed gum, faults but all sound and fresh appearance.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 550
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Idiosyncratic Collection 1918-1930, a whimsical assortment containing singles, plate blocks, coil pairs and line pairs, used blocks, shades, etc., highlights include 463 (plate block from error sheet- number 7842), 479-80 (mint), 525 (color study in blocks), 536 (used block), 540a (used with cert), 573, 573a (used blocks), 599A (line pair), 692-701 (plate blocks), many 2¢ red plate blocks, nice set C1-6 (some never hinged), overall F-VF.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 551
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Mish Mash, hundreds of stamps on album pages, stock cards, etc., some nicer 1920-1940, better back of book, Duck plates, etc., plenty of saleable material.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 552
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Back of Book Collection, most of value is mint, including C1-18 (less Zepps), E1-7, 9-10, Q1-12, etc., mixed quality but some nicer stamps throughout.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 553
 
Postage Dues Selection, comprised of J22, 25, 40, 41, 48, 52, 53, all original gum, one or two trivial flaws, generally F-VF, also includes a few modern, premium group.
Scott $700 Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 554
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Official Collection, over 70 different plus some modern, many of the mint have original gum, includes O15-24, O57-64, O72-93, etc., usual mixed condition but mostly attractive with some fine examples.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 555
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Duck Hunting Collection, RW3-37 mostly original gum, few no gum, RW 38-65 almost complete original gum never hinged, generally F-VF.
Estimate 200 - 300
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