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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Lots 2732-2741 Lots 2742-2751

Lot 2732 /   

Airmail Mint Stock, 1918-31, a run issues in moderate to heavy duplication; includes C1 x37 and C4 with over 180 n.h. singles(no C3, C5-C6), later issues in quantities 20-300+; well centered material throughout (generally F-VF or better), owner's cat $19,192.
Scott No. C1//C16    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized: $2,700

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Lot 2733 /   

Airmail Collection, 1918-39, complete collection on White Ace pages in mounts in a binder with singles complete for period plus various early plate blocks, including. #C1-3, C4-6, Zepps C13-15 and C18, also plate blocks C7-11, C20-1, C23-4, CE1-2, much NH, some very nice stamps, condition varies, review recommended.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 2734 /   

Airmail Blocks & Plates, 1918-49, collection of all mint with much n.h. on 8 1/2 x 11 black stock pages, best items are C1-6 blocks of four (n.h.), plate blocks of six including. C12, C20-22, C24, also C16 Transport Airs set complete (all n.h.) and more, some nicely centered blocks, fresh and clean.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2735

Local & Carrier Reference Collection, well formed selection of at least 2,000 stamps neatly arranged and identified on stockpages with many of the scarce to rare forgeries present; carrier issues with numerous forgery types for the various issues, Franklin carrier posthumous proofs including vignette only, scarce eagle carrier forgery types, locals representing almost every company including Berford and a nice range of Blood types including buff laid sheet of 8 of envelope indicia (forgery A), Franklin & Bouton including bogus types, Boyds with scarce types present, sheets, etc., Brown's "3 Limps", Carnes with later large type issues, Cheever & Towle including reprints in the various stages including full sheets, Chestnut St. bogus, array of City Despatch Post emissions, Essex with forgery sub-types, scarce Floyd forgeries and reprint sheet/multiples, scarce Guys types, Jenkins with better types, Ledger, McIntire with flag bogus in colors, Pomeroy's including the large train label, Priest showing the early catalogs cuts (and interesting letter to J. Halstead regarding issue), Russel types, Swarts including the scarce reprint color, Wells Fargo pony express issues, etc.; an excellent basis for further continuation.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

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Lot 2736 /o   

Local & Carrier Reference Accumulation, of over 1,000 stamps in album; mostly forgeries with reprints, bogus and genuine mixed throughout; includes some Canadian local items, scarcer Berford forgeries and other scarce forgery types, Hussey and Boyds material with some moderate duplication, City Despatch Post forgeries in various colors, few multiples, etc.; worth review for specialist.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Lot 2737 /o   

Carrier, Local & Provisional Reference Accumulation, hundreds of items on pages in album, mostly reprints, forgeries and bogus items with some genuine items mixed in; includes US & CSA provisional items including genuine 9X1 proof, sanitary fair including genuine, carrier issues with some good genuine items, mostly local post items from common forgeries to other scarcer items, useful genuine, Westervelt items and some interesting bogus; worth evaluation.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $2,400

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Lot 2738    

Officials, Extraordinary Old-time Collection, beautiful collection of 97 different Officials meticulously collected in the 1960's - 1980's; each stamp chosen for freshness, centering and beauty; only one stamp without gum (O22 - Scott $60); includes 6¢ State, 24¢ Justice, etc.; many Gems; a gorgeous collection (with 2 1980 and 1982 PF Certificates) sold intact (Scott Cat $25,660.!).
Scott No. O1-O126    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

Realized: $5,250

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Lot 2739 /o   

Postal Stationery Cut Square Collection, 1854-1916, collection/accumulation on pages with modest to slightly moderate duplication at times; starting with a group of 12 1864 Bulls Eyes essays, strong showing of early Nesbitt types mostly used with good mint, 1860-61 Star Dies including 1¢+3¢ combination cuts, 1861 issues to the high values in duplication mostly mint, following Blackjack types, 1864-65 issues again to the high values with modest duplication, similar thereon for regular issues needing to be checked for better die types, nice run of Officials with good high values, etc.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $3,500

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Lot 2740 /o   

United States Revenue Collection, 1862-1962, housed in Scott Specialty album; starting with a good showing of 1862 imperf issues with value up to $10, part perfs and perf'd issues with strong completion to $50, good 2nd & third issue mid-values, good showing of later documentaries, useful proprietaries, good stock transfer, nice selection of Wines, Playing Cards,very nice grouping of Beer with many State issues, bottle stamps, with some nice Newspaper values, many state and city issues and a page of local carriers, overall a very nice mid-range collection, attractively presented with a few key items.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $2,700

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Lot 2741 o   

United States Revenues, 1862-72, small accumulation on album pages of the first three Revenue issues, included are 1¢-5¢ Playing Card (perforated, two of the scarce 4¢), $200 First Issue (Perf.), 2nd Issue includes 6¢, $1.30, $1.60, $1.90 (2), $3.50, $25 & $50, some with cut cancels, Third Issue includes 2¢ Inverted center & $20, mixed condition, please inspect.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,250

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Lots 2732-2741 Lots 2742-2751

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