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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Confederacy & U.S. Possessions

Lots 2327-2336 Lots 2337-2343

Lot 2327 /o/   

Confederacy, Balance Collection, mix of covers and stamps on stockpages in binder; includes a wonderful run of unused allover Confederate Flag covers as well as other printed flag designs and other patriotics, various stamp issues with better, some ephemera items, etc.; condition varies, inspect.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 2328    

Confederacy, Confederate Counterfeit Cover Collection, reference group of over 90 covers with some additional stamps on stock and albums pages, encompassing both Postmaster Provisionals & Regular issues; with a myriad of both genuine and fake stamps used on sometimes genuine covers, including multiple and mixed frankings usages, bisects, corner card cover, perf'd, etc.; a interesting group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 2329

Confederacy, Springfield Facsimiles Collection, production collection housed on album and stock pages in binder; includes four original proof designs (1862 5¢ & 1863 20¢ on board backing with original touch up and 1863 10¢ with and without frameline on thin glazed card, original photographic proof set-up of 25 for the original plate of the 1862 5¢ and 1863 10¢ issues, final black proofs in thin glazed in blocks and sheets for 8 different issues with additional, few other additional photographic proof items, complete set of original Springfield sheets with additional, Tasco booklet and Tatham Co. return label, etc.; a fascinating group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Beginning in the mid 1930's, a set of 14 counterfeits of the Confederate General Issue stamps were made and sold by a stamp dealer in Springfield, Mass. These facsimiles were also used in the TASCO Booklets prepared in 1941 by the Tatham Stamp Company of Springfield, Mass. In order to make the counterfeits, a set of original drawings made by August Dietz in 1919 were used. The drawings were copyrighted, and the use of these drawings was done without the permission of August Dietz.

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Current Opening Bid: $525

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Lot 2330 /o   

U.S. Possessions, Group, 1899-1904, useful lot of mint, unused and used on stock pages in a binder, including Cuba, Guam including Scott #1-6, 11 and E1, Philippines, Puerto Rico, owner's Scott $2,400, worth inspection, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 2331 /o   

U.S. Possessions, Group, small lot of mostly better items; highlights include attractive examples of Canal Zone #O8 (used as always, Scott $550) and Philippines #224 used (cat. $325), #225 x 2 mint (each cat. $650), #238 used (cat $800); condition is mixed but the highlights are exceptionally nice.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2332 /o   

U.S. Possessions, Collection, housed in Scott album; starting with Canal Zone 1904 U.S. overprint set complete mint, good showing of following Map and Portrait issues, similar later issue and back-of-the-book, Cuba complete mixed */o, mint Guam up to the 50¢ with guard mail issue complete, Hawaii starting with #9 on (no Numerals) missing only a few Banknote issues, officials complete, good Kahului Railroad issues up to the $1, most revenues present, strong Philippines with complete mint 1899 issue with shades, 1901 issue mint to the $5 missing only #223A, 1903 issues mint to $2, excellent later completion mixed */o, airmails with first issue high values, C17, and later issues complete, good other back-of-the-book including customs, Guerrilla Postal Service block of six, revolutionary issues, etc., Puerto Rico with rectified spirits issues; condition varied with much value throughout.
Estimate    $4,000 - 6,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 2333 o   

Hawaii, Cancels and Postmarks Collection, 1860-90's, well over 100 stamps on stockpages in binder; better marks including "Waimea H" manuscript (1R), Steamer Hall date stamp (scarcity 2), various targets including nice strike of 4-ring dashed (ring4-24(dashes), 1R), letter including "FD" in circle (San Francisco mark used on loose letters), "PD" in target (scarcity 2), scarce "K", some towns, also a 1876 cover to New Haven Conn. franked with 6¢ Banknote pair from Honolulu.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $800

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Lot 2334 o/   

Hawaii, Town Cancel Collection, a nice collection of 129 stamps and 8 covers; each item identified and written up; many chosen for exceptional strike; individually priced in pencil with a total of about $3,000.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $800

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Lot 2335 o   

Hawaii, Town Cancels, 163 stamps, each neatly arranged, mounted and identified; lots of great strikes from this very popular area.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2336 o/   

Hawaii, Town Cancel Collection, neatly written up on pages, includes 7 covers band 54 stamps; including 6¢ Kahului Railroad manuscript cancel tied to piece, great negative "HI", etc.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $230

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