Lot 2482 /oUnited States Collection, 1845-1932, housed in Lighthouse album; starting with a 9X1e (face free cancel) and 10X1 o.g., mostly used 19th century with 1847 issues complete, 1851 issues with denominations represented with additional types, similar 1857 issues to the 30¢ including a sound 28a (with cert) and additional 5¢ types, 1861 issue with basic completion and additional cancellation study up to the 90¢, grills with some better, 1869 Pictorials complete with additional, Banknotes with a few grills and later complete, small banknotes complete, 1893 Columbians complete mint, useful Bureaus, Trans-Miss complete, Pan-Ams complete mint, 1902 definitives to the $1 mostly mint, completion in later commemoratives, good showing of Washington-Franklins with 1908 issue complete, few nice coils, 505 in block, dollar values present, etc., mint 4th Bureaus, White Plains sheet, Kans-Nebr set, etc., and Airmails complete mint including Zepps; a nice collection with many better items.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Current Opening Bid: $3,000
Lot 2483 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1939, extensive intact collection on White Ace pages in binder with a high degree of completion throughout; starting with 1847 issues with additional, 1851 issue with mint 1¢ types, 5¢, 10¢ types & 12¢ unused, 1857 issues with 1¢ types mixed */o, 5¢ types with mint, 10¢-90¢ missing only #34, 1861 issues with basic completion mostly mint, better 1867 grills including 3¢ C. grill used, 2¢ D. grill used (flaws, with cert), 2¢ Z. grill used (with cert), 3¢ Z. grill (flaws, with cert), 12c Z. grill used and E. & F. grill near complete mixed */o, 1869 Pictorials complete mixed */o, Banknotes with grills to the 10¢ with mint lower values, following Banknotes complete mostly mint, small banknotes complete mint, Columbians complete mint, Bureaus near complete (missing two stamps) virtually all mint, Trans-Miss complete mint, Pan-Ams complete mint, 1902 definitives complete mint with additional booklets, imperf pairs including #315, Louisiana & Jamestown complete mint, Washington-Franklin issues near complete mint including 1¢-2¢ bluish, coil pairs mostly complete including #491 (no gum flaws, with cert), #467, 505 double error block, etc., Pan-Pac complete mint, later issues missing very little, back-of-the-book equally as strong including complete mint airmails, deliveries complete mint, postage dues complete with only #J58 used, parcel post complete mint, Official hard paper issues lacking only the State dollar issue virtually all mint, soft papers including #O103 (tiny thin, with cert), strong completion in Newspapers with many scarce to rare issues; a wonderfully complete collector's collection, condition a little varied however a bit above the norm overall, accompanied by 13 certificate (mostly from the 1970's), inspection truly a must.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
Current Opening Bid: $14,500
Lot 2484 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1934, well formed mostly mint collection housed in Lighthouse album; starting with 9X1 pair used, 4-margin 1847 10¢ with blue face-free cancel, 1851 issue denominations represented including a few types, 1857 with most 1c types present, scarce mint #25, 5¢ & 10¢ types including mint, etc., 1861 issues with 5¢ types, 24¢ shades including a o.g. 24¢ gray, 30¢ & 90¢ used, #102, few grills, 1869 Pictorial complete including mint 90¢, couple 1¢ re-issues, Banknotes with grills to the 6¢ and later issues virtually complete with good showing of mint, small banknotes complete mint, mint Columbians complete to the 50¢, mint Bureaus including 1894 $1 types and the scarce $5, later issues lacking a 4¢ for completion with all high value present, Trans-Miss the 50¢ mint, Pan-Ams complete, 1902 definitives to the $1 mint and 5¢ imperf, Louisiana & Jamestown complete, 2¢ Lincoln bluish, strong mint completion in Washington-Franklin issues including better high values and well represented coils, later completion with better coil wastes, White Plains sheet, Kans-Nebr sets, 1926-34 definitives including plate blocks, etc., back-of-the-book with complete mint airmails, special deliveries mint missing only a couple later issues, mint dues with good representation, nice selection of Shanghai surcharges, mint Parcel Posts lacking only 25¢, Official with a nice mint showing including high value such as the $2 State, Newspapers including first issues, Ducks and some CSA; a quality collection with much n.h. and condition well above the norm, inspection a must.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Current Opening Bid: $7,500
Lot 2485 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1981, housed in Scott album, with many better previously certified items unfortunately the certificates have gone missing; starting with 1847 issues complete used (attractive #1), 1851 issues with wide margin #7, 4-margin #11 claret with green town cancel, #14-15 & 17 all 4-margin, 1857 issues highlighted by a mint o.g. 90¢, 1861 issues well represented to the 90¢ including a gem 2¢ Blackjack, 1867 grills with many nice E. & F. grills including 30¢, Pictorials to the 30¢ (many with previous certs), Banknotes with nice 7¢ grill issue, later issues with strong completion, Columbians complete mostly mint, useful Bureaus, Trans-Miss complete including mint $1-$2, Wash-Frank issues with useful */o and some better including #422-423 mint, coil wastes, etc., later with Kans-Nebr sets mint, complete airmails with used #C13-C15, and other used back-of-the-book issues; worth proper evaluation.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Current Opening Bid: $3,000
Lot 2486 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1989, mostly mint housed in five Lighthouse albums; starting with a useful used range of early classics through the Banknotes, Bureaus mixed */o with good high value present, Columbians missing only $3 virtually all mint, Trans-Miss to the $1, Pan-Ams complete, 1902 definitives to the $2 mint, #315 pair, later commemoratives mostly complete, strong range of Washington-Franklin issues including many coil pairs, later dollar values, good later completion with White Plains sheet, Kans-Nebr set, etc., back-of-the-book with complete airmails including Zepps mint, nice showing of Dues, Parcel Post complete most in plate number singles, Offices in China complete mint, Ducks and useful revenues, etc.; condition varies with lots of nice mint material throughout, inspection recommended.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Opening Bid: $2,600
Lot 2487 oUnited States Used Balance, 1847-1918, of over 50 items, many with certs and generally very fine or better; includes 31 #1's including shades and on cover, 5 #2's and a handful of other choice classics, few 1869 Pictorials, etc.; inspection a must.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Opening Bid: $1,900
Lot 2488 /United States Mint Balance, 1847-1926, over 70 items, high quality throughout with many certs accompany; 1847 proof #2TC2 in brown, #3P4-4P4 x2, many choice commemorative including Columbians, Pan-Ams including 1¢-2¢ plate block of 10, Pan-Pac, etc., nice showing of definitives, etc.; worth careful inspection.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Opening Bid: $2,000
Lot 2489 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1933, mostly used neatly arranged on stockpages in binder; starting with large margin #1, 1857 issues including 12¢ (36B) and 30¢ issues, some nice 1861 issues up to the 30¢, Pictorials with denomination to the 30¢, nice showing of Banknotes including grills and high values, Columbians complete including unused $4, good to useful later definitives, Trans-Miss complete, later used commemoratives, 1910's high values, etc., back-of-the-book with airmails including Zepps, deliveries, etc., few nice covers; with nice well centered material throughout.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Opening Bid: $950
Lot 2490 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1980's, useful mix of issues in two Scott albums; starting with pen canceled #1, various later classics mostly used including 1861 issue up to the 24¢, grills and Pictorial, Banknotes and later useful 19th century, Wash-Franks, White Plains souvenir sheet, etc.c, some good to useful back-of-the-book; inspect for evaluation.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Opening Bid: $375
Lot 2491 /o/United States Balance, 1847-1916, small group with stamps including #2 used #69 unused, selection of mint Pan-Ams, Columbians including 30¢, etc., few Civil War covers including patriotic, 1916 Associated Press cover dispatched from Mexican border; worth a look.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Opening Bid: $170