Lot 1711 /oUnited States Collection, 1845-1950, 2 bulging albums & small box, with strong duplication beginning with #1 (8 examples), #2 (2), 9X1, 1869's with many duplicates, and so on, especially heavy in Bank Note's with multiple 90¢ values, Columbians & Trans-Miss lacking $ values but including much duplication to 50¢; earlier 20th Century with some mint, mixed condition overall with faults to be expected; back-of-the-book including Revenues & Duck permits, some plate blocks, Officials with strong duplication to 90¢ values, Dues & Special Deliveries, locals & other misc back-of-the-book; some Possessions, Confederates, etc; a few covers including Civil War soldier's covers; huge catalog value and tremendous retail potential, in need of close evaluation.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 1712 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1940's, housed on quadrille pages in 4 Elbe albums; starting with #2 double transfer (C) variety, 1851 issues with various #7 & 9's (one with huge margins), 3¢ line thru "Three Cents" variety tied on cover with Hudson River R.S. cancel, 10¢ including pair and on cover usages, 1857 issue with 1¢ types and a section of 1¢-10¢ captured imprint varieties, 5¢ & 10¢ types, etc., 1861 issues with 24¢-30¢ issues, few grills, 1869 Pictorials with 10¢-15¢ values, Banknotes with grills and near complete thereafter with later mint, small banknotes complete mint, Columbians mint to the $2, small bureaus with 1894 issue up to the 50¢ with 1¢-2¢ block with better, 1895 issues mostly mint to the $2, Trans-Miss complete to the 50¢, Pan-Am complete mint, 1902 definitives mostly mint missing $1, Louisiana & Jamestown complete, Pan-Pac issues complete, Wash-Frank issues with strong completion, #467 in block of 6 and #505 double error in strip, later issues in blocks & dollar values present, coil wastes, 4th bureaus with Kans-Nebr issues, etc., airmails including blocks, Parcel Posts complete, Offices in China, etc.; a nice collection with strong value in mint.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Lot 1713 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-2000, housed in three Scott albums; mostly used 19th century starting with 1847 issues complete, few 1851-57 issues including 10¢ types, similar 1861-67 issues, 1869 Pictorials including 90¢ value, Banknotes up to and including some high values, Columbians complete to the $2, small bureaus up to the $1 values, Trans-Miss complete including mint o.g. 50¢ & $2 values, Pan-Ams complete mint, Louisiana & Jamestown sets, 2¢ Lincoln bluish, good showing of Wash-Frank issues including later dollar values, 4th bureaus including better coil waste issues, Kans-Nebr., W.P. souvenir sheet, etc., mint airmails including #C1-C6, Lindbergh booklet and #C18, host of other back-of-the-book including revenues, includes additional material including small hoard of modern sheets (3 Legends of West recall sheets), etc.; condition mixed, worth proper evaluation.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 1714 /oUnited States Stock, 1847-1939, large old school Davo dealer stock book with manila pages, loaded with an assortment of used and mint material, ranges from classics including 1847, 51, 57, 61, 69 and 1901 issues, also Grills, Banknotes, Bureau Issues, Columbians and other early Commemoratives, Wash-Franks and 20th Century regular issues, all in Scott number order, majority used with duplication throughout, a very worthwhile early dealers stock reminiscent of an era gone by, many better items throughout, high catalog value, condition mixed.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 1715 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1980, mint and used collection housed in 6 Davio albums plus 3 stockbooks, including some better used #1, 9, 12, 15, 18, 37, 71-72, 112-121, 134-138, 219-229, 230-240, 242, 276, 276A, 277. 285-292, 312, mint 630, C1-C6, some decent face value on the post-1930s material including some modern plate blocks and sheets, plenty of value, F.-V.F.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 1716 oUnited States Collection, 1847-1991, used housed in Scott album; starting with complete 1847 issues including 4-margin right margin #1, 1851 issues with denominations represented including #7 with red carrier cancel and four margin 5¢, 1857 issues with good 1¢ types, 5¢ types and shades, etc., selection of 1861-67 issues including two 90¢ values, grills highlighted by a 2¢ Z. grill with following E. & F. grills, 1869 Pictorials to the 24¢ and a 1¢ re-issue, Banknotes with a few grills, strong later issues including high values present, Columbians with well centered 3¢-5¢ high values, 1895 bureau dollar values complete, Trans-Miss issue complete, 1902 definitives complete to the $5, good representation in later issues including 2¢ Lincoln bluish, useful Wash-Frank coils, #467 & #505 error issues, 4th bureaus with good coil waste issues, etc.; a nice collection with attractive well centered better issues.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 1717 //oUnited States Collection, 1847-1980, in Scott National album, mixed quality including some value in classics, with #2 faulty, other 19th Century, 20th Century best are #C13-15 Zepps o.g. sound & other airmails; plus 2 Harris albums with plate blocks, considerable face value to $10.35 & $5 plates, other face in large envelope value about $600; accumulation of 70 Bicentennial souvenir sheets with envelopes, face $301; suggest careful examination.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1718 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1944, mint and used collection housed in Davio album, includes mostly used 19th century with #1 red cancel, #36, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 76, 77, 78, some grilled issue, 112-117, 119, spotty Banknotes to 30¢, 220-229, */o Columbians to 50¢, mint: 294-299, 323-327, 369, 551-573, 658-68, 669-79, C1-C6, C13, C18, etc.; condition varies, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1719United States Forgery Collection, over 80 items on pages in binder, includes a section of six Fox fake covers including #1 with Binghampton, N.Y. herringbone cancel and a Virginia Pony cover, Senf dollar State Dept issues and sets of the newspaper issues, other interesting fake covers including early proofs on cover, 1902 1¢ coil pair usage (with 1941 APS cert stating genuine and 1980 P.F. cert as fake), 1917 Wash-Frank FDC's, etc.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1720 /oUnited States Collection, 1851-1932, mint & used housed in Scott album, with modest duplication throughout; mostly used 19th century starting with 1851 issues complete denominations including #12 (appears mint) and 10¢ issues including type I, 1857 issues with denominations to the 30¢ including better 1¢ & 5¢ types, 1861-67 issues to the 90¢ including 24¢ shade varieties, following grills with 3¢ C & D grills, 1869 Pictorials complete with additional including higher values, Banknotes with grills complete to the 15¢ and a 30¢ value, later with mint and higher values in duplication, small banknotes with additional and cap varieties, */o Columbians including $1 and three $4 values, 1894 Bureaus mostly mint to the $2 and later with duplication and plate strips, Trans-Miss complete used with additional mint, 1902 definitives to the $2 with a study of the 2¢ shades, mix of Wash-Frank issues and commemoratives including booklet panes, later issues with many additional plate blocks, Kans-Nebr complete with additional, etc.; condition varies with many high value catalog stamps, owner's catalog in excess of $75,000.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.