Lot 3553 PProofs & Essays Balance lot. Dealer balance, twenty one essays, and one trial color proof, including 9X1-TC5 scarlet on bond, 67-E1c (2), 69-E2e dull red, and 70-E1c violet on blue card, there are a few with small flaws.
Scott No. 9X1-TC5//70-E1c; $2,915 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3554 /oUnited States Collection, 1845-1982. Valuable mint and used in Scott Specialty hingeless album, later issues in National album, strong in mid-range material and nice high value stamps; a number of items have certs; note 9X1, used #1, Reproductions #3 (2) and 4 (cert), scattering of 1851's and 1857's, some better used grills, 1869's complete used, better mint and used Bank Notes, small BN's including 90c mint, Columbians complete mint (no $1 & 8¢) with some duplicates, Trans-Miss complete less $1, Pan-Am and La Purchase with duplicates, quite an attractive group of Wash-Franklins to $5 with many n.h., valuable coils, 1922's complete most n.h. including $2 & $5, nice Kansas-Nebraska, Prexies including 832b, and so on; lots of certs accompany; second volume includes Ducks complete mint with some duplicates, many n .h.; some nice Officials, Offices in China complete save $2, and other B-O-B; some Hawaii and a few Confederate items; overall this collection is generally F-VF, few small faults in the earlies, a close examination will be most rewarding.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Lot 3555 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1955. In Scott National album, including #1 (2), 1857 issues including #39 (faults & pen cancel), nice 72 with light red cancel and other better 1861's, 1869's complete used, Banknote grills 30¢ & 90¢, good showing of later Banknotes mostly used; small Banknotes complete mint to 90¢; Columbians mint to $1, used $2-$4, apparently mint n.g. $5 with s.e.; Bureau's well represented including used 278, Trans-Miss mint to 10¢, used to $2; early commemoratives mint, Washington-Franklins mixed mint & used, #498f booklet pane of 30, #505 error, 1922 complete mint, Kansas-Nebraska complete mint, White Plains SS, Prexies & $5 Hamilton; very useful collection, some in mixed condition, much value to be found with careful viewing.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Lot 3556 /oCollection, 1847-1976. In Scott hingeless National Album, classics in quite presentable condition, including #1, 14, 15, 17, 37, 71, 72, 92-7, 100, *102 n.g., 24¢-90¢ 1869 Pictorials (extra 30¢), #145-155, various mostly used Banknotes, mint Columbians to 50¢, mint #276, used 277-8, mint Omaha to 10¢, nice used $1 Cattle, mint Pan American, Louisiana Purchase & Jamestown, nice range of Washington-Franklins stamps & coils, #440 mint, mint 498//518, n.h. 524, 570-573 n.h., mint Kansas-Nebraska, lovely mint C13-14 n.h. & C15 l.h. or gum skip; some scattered b-o-b. Overall this has substantial value and should warrant further examination., generally F.-V.F.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 3557 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1958. Mounted in Scott International; useful mixed condition classics including #1-2, 1851 types, 1861-67 issues including some grills, 1869 Pictorials values up to 30¢, Banknotes with some completion including mint, mostly mint Columbians to the 50¢, small bureaus mostly used to 50¢ & $1 values with unusual on piece items, 1902 definitives including 2¢ booklet pane, completion in early 20th century commemoratives including Louisiana complete, 2¢ Lincoln bluish, Wash-Frank issue with good completion including mint, imperfs & coils, completion in 4th bureaus with Kans-Nebr complete mint, later with section of Prexie plate number blocks with an array of different plate numbers ($1 x23, $2 x2 & $5), airmails missing #C13-C15 but including #C18 plate block, deliveries complete, few dues and other back-of-the-book issues including strong 1st issue perf'd revenues, mostly mint Ducks including early issues and strong run of later; condition varies with owner's approximate cat at $30,000+, worth evaluation.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 3558 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1955. In 2 Scott albums; 19th century predominately used with 1847 issues complete, 1851 types (no #12) and a good showing of 1857 issues including 5¢ & 10¢ types, 1861 issues including high values, some 1867 grills, complete 1869 Pictorials, strong completion in Banknotes (few grills) with a little mint, */o Columbians missing only $4, bureaus up to dollar value, 1902 issues to $2, later commemoratives, Wash-Franks with strong regular issue completion with some coil & imperf issues, 4th bureaus including mint Kans-Nebr, etc., back-of-the-book with complete mint airmails (Zepp set regummed), complete deliveries x2, useful dues, officials and other back-of-the-book including revenues with ducks, C.S.A. issues possessions including some good Hawaii, cut squares, etc.; condition mixed, worth inspection.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 3559 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1962. In Scott National predominately used to the 1910's; 1847 issues complete, 1851 issue types (no #12), 1857 issue types to the 30¢, 1861 issues up to the 90¢, grills, 1869 Pictorials complete, completion in Banknote issues including grills to 6¢, Columbians complete */o, small bureaus to dollar values, Trans-Miss & Pan-Am's complete, mint Louisiana & Jamestown sets, #369 used, good showing of Wash-Frank issues including coils, completion from 4th bureaus on including Kans-Nebr, W.P. sheet, Prexies with #834b, $5 Hamilton, etc., airmails complete mint including n.h. Zepps, deliveries complete mostly used, complete parcel post used, dues and some revenues, etc.; condition mixed, please inspect.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 3560 o1847-89 Lovely Used Accumulation. A very attractive group of used singles and multiples with emphasis on fancy & unusual cancellations, many better item present including three 5¢ 1847, two singles & one pair of 1¢ 1851, 3¢ 1851 includes singles & 5 strips of 3 & one strip of 4, 1861 Issue includes three 5¢ buff, six 30¢, 1869 Issue includes four 10¢, seven 12¢, three 15¢ and one 30¢, plus a nice array of Bank Notes, however much of the value lies in a wonderful display of fancy & color cancellations, mixed condition, a great lot the must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 3561 /oUnited States Collection, 1847-1960. In 3 Lighthouse hingeless albums, the range of classics including used #1, nice #14, used #39 rebacked with numerous faults, Banknotes with much duplication to 90¢ carmine & 90¢ purple; mint & used Columbians to 50¢ used, Trans-Miss to used $1 with mint lower values duplicated; early commemoratives mint & used, Washington-Franklins to $1 mint, 1920's commemoratives with White Plains sheet, mint Kansas-Nebraska, various 1922 designs, Farley's, Prexies mint to $5, various B-O-B and Airs mixed.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Lot 3562 //oUnited States Collection, 1847-1964. Neatly displayed in 3 Scott Platinum hingeless albums, including used #1 on piece, various 1851-61 issues, scattered banknotes, Columbians used to $3, lower values mint, used Trans-Miss to 50¢; early commemoratives mostly mint, scattering of Bureaus, 1922 to $5 mint, Prexies same, 1053; some Ducks and other B-O-B; mint n.h. C13-15 Zeppelins; worth closer evaluation, some mixed condition on earlier issues.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.