Lot 2981 /United States Collection, 1847-1976, virtually all mint collection housed in Scott album; starting with 1847, 5¢ & 10¢ appear unused (needing to checked) and special printings #3-4 with certs., #11 strip of three n.h. with cert. and a couple 1¢ types unused, 1857 issues with #18 o.g. with certs., very lightly hinged #20, nice #26, #30A o.g with crease, #32 & 35 with certs., and complete 12¢-90¢ issues, #56 o.g., selection of 1861 issues with mint 1¢, 3¢, 5¢ brown, 10¢, 12¢ 30¢ & 90¢ issues, grills with 1¢-12¢ E. grills and 2¢-5¢ F. grills (5¢ o.g. sound with cert.), 1869 Pictorial complete and complete re-issues (#124-128 each with clear certs & #132 o.g. with cert "two short perfs"), Banknotes with a few grills (2¢ with cert.) with near complete no grills, complete Continental & American issues including small banknotes, Columbian issues complete, Bureau issues complete, Trans-Miss issues complete, Pan-Am complete, 1902 definitives complete including later with #315, Louisiana & Jamestown issues complete, 1909 2¢ reds complete, strong Washington-Franklins including perf 12 issues complete including coils highlights by the scarce 10¢ coil #356 (sound with cert.), 1¢-2¢ bluish, Pan-Pac issues complete, later Wash-Franks complete to virtually complete with some additional coil pairs & line pairs, rare #476A n.h. with cert, #461, 459, 5¢ errors #467 in block of 6 and #505 single and double error in block of 12, #519 and good coil wastes including #539 with cert., dollar Franklins complete, #534B with cert. (light crease), #537a with cert., 1922-26 4th Bureaus including $5 plate block of 8, later with good 2¢ types and coil wastes, Kans-Nebr complete, White Plains souvenir sheet and later completion; condition mixed mostly confined to early issues with much sound and rare material throughout, inspection highly recommended for full evaluation, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 2982United States Collection, 1847-1985, virtually all mint and virtually all o.g. housed in two Harris albums; starting with four margin 1847 10¢ issue used (only used stamp in collection), #11, 1851 issues including #25 (no gum with cert) and 36B, 26 & 35, 1861 issues include #63, 65 x2 in shades, 68, 69 jumbo, 71, 73 (with cert), 75 no gum (with cert), 76, 77 no gum (with cert) & 78, few grills including #86, 92-93 & 98, 1869 Pictorials including 1¢-3¢, 10¢, 15¢ type I and a couple 1¢ re-issues, nice showing of Banknote issues including Nationals with 2¢-3¢ grills, #145-149, 151 & 153, Continentals #156-160, 163, 165, 178-179, 1879-1890 American issues complete lacking only #191 and includes #211B, Columbians complete to the 50¢, 1894-98 Bureaus lacking only #263 for completion, Trans-Miss complete to the $1, Pan-Ams complete, 1902 definitives complete with imperfs including #315 single, 1904-15 commemoratives complete, exceptional completion in Washington-Franklins with regular issue set complete, 1¢-2¢ bluish issues, and most coil singles present including a few pairs, good later coil wastes, virtually complete thereon including White Plains sheet, Kans-Nebr sets, Prexies including #832b, etc., back-of-the-book issues including complete Airmails with Zepps complete & C23a n.h., complete Special Delivery issues, strong Postage Dues issues with complete first three issues 1879-91, later issues missing only eight mostly key rare issues for completion, Officials with 1873 Agriculture 1¢-10¢, 24¢-30¢, Executive 2¢ & 10¢, complete Interior, Justice complete to the 30¢, complete Navy, Post Office lacking only 24¢, State issues complete to the 30¢, Treasury lacking only 24¢ and War lacking only 6¢, completion in Parcel Posts, Special Handling, Parcel Post Due and Ducks, also U.N. issues with better souvenir sheet; condition varies with flaws mostly confined to earlier issues and some of the later scarce high values, well worth careful evaluation.
Estimate $25,000 - 35,000.
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Lot 2983 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1973, well formed mint and used collection housed in Scott album; starting with used 1847 issues and reproductions #3-4 (four margin with thins), 1851 issues with 1¢ types II, IIIa & IV, complete 10¢ types (type IV recut top and bottom) and large margin #17 (small thin), 1857 issues with completion in 1¢ & 5¢ types mostly used, 10¢-30¢ issues lacking only #34, basic completion in 1861 issues to the 90¢, E. & F. grills lacking only #99, 1869 Pictorial complete to the 30¢, Banknote with grills including 7¢ and possible 90¢, later completion including mint in the 1880's issues, Columbians to the $2 mostly mint & $4, mint 1894 Bureaus lacking only a 2¢ type, 1895 issues mostly mint including high values less $2, Trans-Miss mint less $1 for completion, Pan-Ams complete mint, 1902 definitives to the 50¢ mint & 1¢-2¢ used, #315 mint, Louisiana & Jamestown complete mint, 1909 2¢ reds including Lincoln bluish, nice completion in Washington-Franklins including many coil singles (no pairs), later dollar values present, Pan-Pac mint less #401, mint completion in 4th Bureaus lacking coil wastes, Kans-Nebr complete mint, White Plains sheet, etc., back-of-the-book with airmails 1st & 2nd issues and Zepps present, special deliveries with #E1 & E3 mint, Parcel Posts complete mint, some Officials and a mix of revenues with some good 1st-3rd issues; condition mixed with many very attractive and four margin items throughout, many certificates accompany, careful inspection recommended.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2984 /oClassic Used Oldtime Collection, to 1930 mounted on quadrille pages, early issues used starting with #1 (2 copies), with nice Ex-Chase shades of the 1851-57 3¢ including #10A copies, identified colors, later issues well represented, some interesting cancels throughout, better grills with #85 (cert-fancy cancel), 85b (cert-sound), 99-101, 1869 Issue complete (90¢ red cancel, cat. $2900), Bank Note grills to 90¢ and later non-grills also, 1883 issue on mostly both mint and used copies, 219DP3 block of 4, Columbians complete mint except $1, $2 (separate lots), 278 used (cert), Trans-Miss. to $1 (used), extensive Washington-Franklins with duplication, coils (some questionable), occasional vending, Kansas City Roulette blocks of 4, 459 l.h., 505 l.h., Special Delivery mostly used, no Airs, mixed condition 19th Century, 20th generally fine or better.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2985 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1996, 5 volume collection on Scott pages includes F-VF #1, nice used #30A, #37, 30¢ 1869, etc.; great looking #277, etc; mixed condition as always. Scott Catalogue $26,000+.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2986 /oBetter Accumulation, collector-built accumulation of better U.S. stamps, approximately 350 on Hagner pages, gathered by a compulsive buyer; starts with #1 (2), and #2 (one 5c is 4 margins with wide right sheet margin, #2 is close but 4 margins), also #3, unused (4 margins), then, a 1c 1851 Ty. 4 apparently OG, #12 (4 margins), 10c greens, 5 (one apparently OG), #17, the 1857's including #36 (4, 2 pairs), and 36b (2). The 1861's including 1c (4), 5c (5, one is buff #67, one is red brown #75), 12c (6), 24c (3), 30c (4), and 90c, #72 (4), grilled 1861's including 10c (5), 12c, 15c (2), 1869's including #112 (3, one apparently OG, #115, #116 (2), #117 (2), #119 (2), #120 (3, plus one #120P3), #121 (2), attractive Bank Note group has 24c (4), 30c (8), and 90c (5), small but nice Columbians including #240, #241 (2), #242, #243, #244, and #245, all used, plus $3 and $5 proofs, Trans-Mississippi include #291 (10), #292 (2), all used, and #293 unused, Pan-Americans, #294-299, is a stunning unused set of corner margin singles, each overloaded with various plate makers initials and other marginal markings, 1902 series starts with a complete unused set, #300-#313, except #312 is used, extras including unused #303, #305 (2), #306, #307, and used #311 (2) and #312, later unused issues including #518 (2), #523, #524 (2), #547 (2), and plate no. singles of #570, #571 (2), #572, and #573 (2), Airmails and B-O-B including #C1-6 unused, plus extra #C3. Unused Zeppelins including #C13 (2, one NH), #C14 (2), and #C15, 2 (one NH). Also #E15c pair, VLH unused, unused K2 (2), K3 (2), K4, K5 (2), K6, K8-10, K17-18, and K16 used. Also RW72 horiz. Gutter pair, plate blocks including #370, #371, #834, #1053, blocks including #328-330, #505 error (2, in block of 12), and #630 (2, one NH and one used with Oct. 18 First Day cancel; some faults to be expected, but overall nicer than usual group of better stamps.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2987 /oUnited States Collection, in two loaded Scott National albums. Strong from classics through Washington-Franklins to modern era plus nice Airmails and Back of the book. Better used including #1, 14-15, 28, 30A, 31-33, 36, 1861's to 90c (#72) plus neat group of 6 different shades of 1c blue (#63), 75-78, grilled 93-98, 1869's to 24c, good showing of Bank Notes, Columbians are 230-243 unused, except 240 and 242 are used, Trans-Miss. complete, most used, including 291-293 used, Pan-Americans complete. Both used and unused, 312 used. A good showing of Washington-Franklins including coil singles and pairs, 404 mint NH, 478 unused plate no. single, 499 5c error in block of 9, 519 unused with cert (reperfed and crease), 630, Kansas-Nebraska couple., then from 1932 to 1993 almost essentially couple. Mint NH in mounts. Airmails include C1-6, C13-15 Zeppelins, C18 and more, Special Deliveries including E1, E3, E4, E6-8, E10, etc, Parcel Post including 1c-5c, 50c and $1, all unused. Large catalog value here.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2988 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1970, housed in two Scott albums; starting with mostly used classics including four margin #1, 1851 types represented including 12¢ x2, similar 1857 issues to the 30¢ with some additional, 1861 issues including 5¢ buff x2, 24¢ issues including steel blue, 90¢ x2, 1869 Pictorials complete to the 15¢ types plus 30¢ and additional, Banknotes somewhat sparse with a few good issues, Columbians mint to the 50¢ with used $1 and mint $2, Bureaus including unused 1895 $5 (regummed), Trans-Miss issues with a selection of mint 1¢-5¢ issues and including 50¢ & $1 mint, Pan-Ams complete mint with additional, useful mint 1902 definitives, Louisiana and Jamestown issues complete, mix of Washington-Franklin issues including coils (some early pairs fake), 4th Bureaus including a 2¢ Boston forgery, White Plains sheet and good representation and completion in later issues mint, mint airmails including first two sets and #C18, useful deliveries. some later dues and a mix of other back-of-the-book issues, Ducks including some early issues, also revenues with a good representation of issues, etc.; condition mixed, worth a look.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2989 /o/United States Better Group, 1847-1920's, of over 30 items mostly classic issues including some proofs & essays and a few covers; includes #1 on cover with intense deep color, 2TC2a, 11-E10b, 44P3, 121E1f, etc., used with #12 with red cancel, 17, 30A with cert., 31 with ocean mail integral grid cancel, 36, 37x2, 78b, 148, 153, 162, 218, etc., mint with o.g. fine 37 with cert., 311, etc.; condition a little varies with much sound, owner's cat well over $10,000 not including covers, please inspect for full evaluation.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 2990 /o/United States Collection, 1847-1976, housed in Harris album; starting with mostly used classics including #1 x3 and a decent #2, 1851 denominations including #12, selection of 1857 issues including 1¢ & 3¢ mint and 5¢-30¢ denomination including nice looking 30¢ value, similar 1861 issues including 5¢ buff and 30¢ unused, Pictorial denominations to the 30¢, good representation in Banknote issues, Columbians complete to the $2 mostly mint, Bureaus to the $1 values mixed */o, Trans-Miss to the 10¢ mint and 50¢ used, Pan-Am complete mint 1902 definitives to the $2 with high value used, Louisiana and Jamestown complete mint, nice later issues mixed */o with some good coils, Pan-Pac, White Plains souvenir sheet, Kans-Neb complete, Prexies, F.A.'s, etc., airmails with 1st-2nd complete mint, #C13-C15 mint, good deliveries, Offices in China near complete mixed */o, some C.S.A. & Hawaii; condition varies with some nice material throughout.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.