Lot 2761United States Postmaster Provisional and Sanitary Fair Reference Collection, approximately 150 items on album and stockpages; Provisional issues include Brattleboro, Vt. facsimile and bogus types, New York with a few genuine proofs, one with fake cancel, nice range of facsimiles including Sperati, Senf Bros. creations, J. Allan Mason circular facsimile including "proof" on card, Providence, R.I. with Hussey items including paper types and multiples, St. Louis with modern Ogden reproductions and bogus type, other items including various Exposition sheetlets, Peter Winter creations, etc., Sanitary Fair items includes Albany, N.Y. and Stamford, Conn. forgeries, few genuine items and bogus including Little Wanderers Aid Society and Warren Ave. Church Fair types; some duplication.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2762 /oSelection of Better Items, featuring 33 back-of-the-book stamps, including Officials, Dues, Newspapers, Confederate, proofs, etc; please inspect carefully.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2763 /oPSE Graded Selection, group of 44 stamps, with mostly lower grade used items with PSE certificates, should be evaluated carefully.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2764 /oUnited States Collection, 1845-1933, well formed */o collection housed in two Scott National albums; starting with Provisionals #9X1 on piece and unused 10X1, 1847 issues complete with colored numeral cancels followed by special printing card proofs, 1851 issues with denominations represented including 1¢ pairs and strip (one with the big crack plate flaw), 10¢ types I-III, 1857 issues with 1¢ types including type IV, 5¢ types including #28 & 29 used and a mint 30A, 10¢ types and higher values including mint 12¢, 24¢ & 90¢, completion in 1861-66 issues including 3¢ pink & 5¢ buff as well as high values, 1867 grill including essays and better issues including 3¢ C., D. & Z. grills, 2¢ Z. grill and a selection of E. & F. grills including #100, section of fancy cancels with good items including the West Meriden, Ct. Devil & Pitchfork and Waterbury, Ct. Mug as well as an array of others, section of N.Y.F.M. cancels (including on a #76), 1869 Pictorials complete including some additional and essay block, Banknotes with 1870 grill issues complete to the 15¢ mostly used (higher values with certs) and later issues virtually complete mixed */o with later issues predominately mint, small banknotes complete mint, Columbians complete and mint to the 50¢, also including a 3¢ plate block of 8, bureaus somewhat sparse with some better values, Trans-Miss complete (mint to the 10¢), Pan-Ams complete with a few plate multiples, 1902 definitives to the $1 mostly mint and a few booklets, Louisiana and Jamestown complete mint, mint Wash-Frank issue strong including 1908-09 issue complete, good coils including some nice pairs, dollar values, Pan-Pac issues complete mint, #505 in block of 9, strong completion in 4th bureaus including Kans-Nebr complete, etc., back-of-the-book with complete mint airmails including Zepps, complete mint Special Deliveries & Parcel Posts, also Offices in China missing only #K15; a nice collection with bright fresh mint and nice used items, accompanied by 38 certificates.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Lot 2765 /oUnited States Collection, 19th and 20th century mint and used collection in mounts housed in a Scott Specialty album, good selection of classics, mostly used, highlights include Scott # 1, 17, 29, 36-38, 67, 72, 75, 76 etc, miscellaneous grilled issues, 1869 issues complete to ninety cents, nice assortment of Banknotes, Columbians featuring $1, $2 and $5 values used, and $3 unused and well-centered, Trans-Miss issues complete with fifty cent and $1 both unused and $2 used, Louisiana, Jamestown and Pilgrim all complete mint, 369 mint, also nice assortment of Washington-Franklin issues with some potentially better items not counted, does include 523-4 and 547, 1922-26, 1938 Presidentials and 1954 Liberty series all mint and complete to $5 value, White Plains sheet, Kansas-Nebraska sets mint complete, back of book includes Special Delivery through 1931, Parcel Post, Special Handling, Parcel Post Postage Dues, all complete and mainly mint, lastly nice selection of some early Duck stamps, high catalog value, plenty of value throughout, condition mixed.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 2766 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1940, comprehensive mostly mint collection housed in Scott album; starting with 4-margin Provisional issues including used N.Y. #9X1 and unused Providence 5¢ & 10¢ issues, 1847 issues complete with extra pen canceled #1, followed by 1875 Special Printings complete 4-margin, 1851 issue types including 1¢ type IIIa, 5¢ and all 10¢ types, virtually complete 1857 issues highlighted by 1¢ issues with used types Ic & III (cat $2,500 & $2,250 respectively), 5¢ types including the brick red (4 margins) and Indian red shades, complete 10¢ types mostly used and 12¢-90¢ issue complete unused, 1¢ Special Printing (Sc. 40), 1861-66 issues starting with 3¢ First Design (formerly Sc. 56) and used 10¢ (62B), nearly all issues present missing only the 3¢ pink (rose pink present) including 10¢-90¢ values unused, strong 1867 grills with 3¢ C. grill, complete D. grills, Z. grills including the 2¢-3¢ and 12¢ issues, E. & F. grills complete including mint, 1869 Pictorial complete including mint lower values, followed by Special Printings with certificates for the 2¢, 10¢, 30¢-90¢ values, near complete Banknote issues including 1870 grills missing only the rare 24¢ value, other issues present and mostly mint in later Banknotes, virtually all mint thereafter including small banknotes complete, the 1893 Columbians complete mint, Bureau issues with 1894 issues complete to the $1 values and complete 1895 & 1898 issues, Trans-Miss and Pan-Am's complete, 1902 Definitives complete, Louisiana & Jamestown sets present, 2¢ Lincoln bluish, strong Wash-Frank issues with near complete perfed issues and coils including singles and pairs, highlighted by Washington bluish papers including 3¢, 6¢, 10¢-15¢ values (most with certs), Pan-Pac issues complete (both perfs), scarce #449 & #491 coil used, #459 imperf coil pair mint, #467 & #505 5¢ errors in blocks of 6, 1918-20 dollar values, Offset issues complete including the scarce #534B used (cat $1,250, with cert.), completion in 4th bureau issues including the good coil wastes, 2¢ type II issues including coil pair, Kans-Nebr issue complete, WP souvenir sheet, etc., back-of-the-book issues with complete mint airmails including Zeppelins, Special Deliveries, Parcel Post and Offices in China issues, also complete Postage Due issues mostly mint; a wonderfully comprehensive collection with catalog well in excess of $206,000, condition varies throughout however nice appearing and well centered issues dominate, accompanied by 29 certificates, a must see to truly appreciate.
Estimate $40,000 - 60,000.
Lot 2767United States Collection, 1847-1966, mint collection housed in two Poole albums with a high degree of completion; starting with 1847, 5¢ red brown (trace of o.g.), 1851 issue with o.g. 1¢ & 3¢ (#7 & 11), basic 1857 denominations represented less the 30¢ value, 1861-66 issues with mid-value and 24¢-30¢ issues, basic grills including 12¢-15¢ F. grills, 1869 Pictorial to the 30¢ (missing #118), Banknotes (no grills) mostly complete to mid and higher values, complete 1880-90 Banknote issues, complete Columbian issues, small bureaus with completion up to the dollar values, complete Trans-Miss issues, Pan-Am's complete, 1902 definitives complete, Louisiana & Jamestown complete, strong basic Wash-Frank completion (no coils) with better issues present, Pan-Pac issues complete, completion in 4th Bureaus including Kans-Nebr sets, W.P. souvenir sheet, etc., back-of-the-book issues including complete airmails including Zepps, complete special deliveries, parcel post complete, etc.; condition a little varied mostly in early material with bright fresh issues throughout, a lovely mint collection well worth careful evaluation.
Estimate $25,000 - 35,000.
Lot 2768 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-2000, mint and used collection housed in 9 deluxe hingless albums, with condition well above the norm and nearly every better issue accompanied by a certificate; starting with 1847, 10¢ and a 5¢ reproduction (Sc. 3), used 1851 issues including Sc. 9-17 (each with cert.), 1857 issue with good 1¢ types including Sc. 18, 5¢ issues near complete including brick red and Indian red issues, 10¢ types and 12¢-90¢ issues complete, 1861-66 issues lacking the 90¢ with sound 5¢ buff, 1867 grills including 3¢ C. & D. grills with complete E. grill issues and a selection of F. grills including 30¢, selection of 1869 Pictorials up to the 30¢ and 1¢ Re-issues, Banknotes with National grills complete to the 7¢ and later issues near complete, small banknotes complete, bureau issues mixed */o up to the $2 values, mint Columbians complete to the 30¢ and Trans-Miss issues complete to the 50¢, Pan-Ams complete mint, 1902 definitives to the $1, early 20th century mint commemoratives with Louisiana & Jamestown complete, 2¢ Lincoln bluish, Pan-Pac issues complete, strong completion in Wash-Frank issues including most mint coil pairs present, other mint including 1¢-2¢ bluish, #505 in block of 9, #519, good coil wastes and dollar value Franklins, completion of 4th bureau issues including 1922-26 definitives complete, Kans-Nebr., coil wastes, etc., White Plains sheet n.h., etc., completion in more modern material including high values, Legends recall sheet x2, etc., back-of-the-book issue with mint Airmails complete including Zepps, complete Special Deliveries mixed */o, Parcel Post issues complete mint, strong Postage Dues starting with used 1879-91 issues, Officials nearing completion including higher value Executive Dept issues, Interior & Navy issue complete, State Dept including mint $2, better A.B.N.Co. soft papers including #O96 mint and the scarce Treasury high values; collection also includes some additional worthwhile secondary material and the whole collection accompanied by 260 certificates with nearly every issue sound (few items with minor to trivial flaws), a wonderful collection well worth careful examination.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Lot 2769 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-2000, mixed mint and used issues housed in four Scott albums; well represented classic issues starting with complete 1847 issues, few 1851 issues, strong 1857 issues including 1¢, 5¢ & 10¢ types with higher values present mostly mint, 1861-66 issues missing some issues and pleasant duplication, some E-F grills, 1869 Pictorials complete, strong completion in Banknotes mostly used including grills, Columbians complete mint to the 50¢ and a $5 used space filler, useful small bureau issues, Trans-Miss mint to the $1, Pan-Ams complete mint, 1902 definitives including $5, good showing of Wash-Franks including later mint pairs, useful Pan-Pac, #505 in block, offsets with #530a, later with W.P. souvenir sheet, Kans-Nebr sets, modern material with much of the high values present, etc., good back-of-the-book issues with complete mint airmails including well centered #C13-C15, complete special deliveries, #F1, Parcel Posts, useful dues, good showing of */o Officials, Newspapers with 1895-97 set, complete mint Ducks into the 1990's, also Possessions including Canal Zone, D.W.I., useful Hawaii, Philippines & Ryukyus; condition mixed with lots of better throughout, worth careful evaluation.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 2770 /oUnited States Collection, 19th and 20th century mint and used in a Scott Specialty Album, features an assortment of classics, noteworthy used includes Scott #1, 12, 14, 32, 36, 37, 38, mostly complete 1861-66 issues to 90 cent, various grilled issues, 1869's complete less #118 and #122, Banknotes mostly present less Scott #191, 1890-93 complete with #225 and #229 both mint, Columbians mint and used to $2, also mint #260 and #261, Trans-Mississippi mixed mint and used complete to $1, 20th century includes a worthwhile general run of issues with 1902-03 to $1, also Pan-American, Louisiana, Pan-Pacific perf 12 all complete, various Washington-Franklins including coil pairs, then a general run of Commemoratives through 1980's, last but not least a nice selection of Air Mail issues including C1-6 used, C13, C14, and C18 mint and fresh, Special Delivery, some Postage Dues, Parcel Post, and a selection of Federal Duck Stamps, condition varies, well worth inspection.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.