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U.S. Collections - Stamp Collections and Balances

Lots 3333-3342 Lots 3343-3350

Lot 3333 //o   

United States Collection, 1847-1960. Neatly housed in 3 quadrille page albums, with strength in 19th Century, including #1-2, 1851 Issue to 12¢, 1857 to 12¢ including a few blocks, 1861 Issue to 90¢ including 2¢ & 24¢ blocks; "F" grills to 24¢; 1869's including 30¢; various Bank Notes including blocks of 191, 218, etc; small Bank Notes with blocks including 229; used Columbians to $1, mint to 10¢; early commemoratives including *&o blocks; good showing of Washington-Franklins including many blocks; 1920's commemoratives *&o blocks, 1922 Regulars with mint blocks to 50¢; later varieties with mint blocks; mint Kansas-Nebraska complete; 1938 Prexies blocks to $1; some Airmails with mint C1-3 and many later blocks; scattered back-of-the-book; very useful collection, much F-VF or better, some earlier with faults as to be expected, please inspect carefully.
Estimate    $5,000 - 7,500.

Realized: $10,000

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Lot 3334 /o   

U.S. Selection, 1847-1960. In a small stockbook, eclectic group of classics & 20th Century, including used #1, #17 eight examples including one with green cancel with Friedl cert; mint & used Columbians to 50¢ with duplication to 5 or so, several with excellent centering, n.h. pair of 8¢ Trans-Miss, C18 block of 4, various 1920's commemoratives; close inspection recommended.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $2,600

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Lot 3335 /o/   

3¢ 1861 Specialized Collection. An award winning in depth study of the issue, attractively mounted on exhibit pages, with detailed descriptions, beginning with extensive group of essays & proofs & some specimens, including large multiples of some "Decalcomania" essays, progressive proofs & essays, etc; group of pre-printing paper folds & flaws; printing varieties, double perforations, straddle pane examples; the collection continues with stamp and cover examples of a wealth of cancel types & designs including every conceivable star cancel and a number of covers, most identified by design and town of origin; East Florida postal rates, shield cancels, crosses & crossroads, various geometric fancy cancels including circle of fancy wedges, hearts, stars, etc; postal markings such as "not called for", dated "U.S. D. L. O." marking; "forwarded", various Due, various Paid, steamboaad, steam, "registered" (strip of 3 with straight line registered, oval "N.Y. P.O. advertised"; "Free"; Quaker postmark with "Bird in a Wreath "from Sandy Spring, Md.; several trans-Atlantic with interesting rates & adhesive combinations with 3¢ multiples; numerous letter and numeral cancellations including strip of 5 with "30 in circle" cancels; Canada "Treaty Rate" combinations; "Flag of Truce" usage to P.O.W. camp at Point Lookout, Md; U.S. Sanitary Commission; Virginia City, N.T. with fancy geometric, crossroads cancel with central "T"; various San Francisco "Cogwheels"; patent defacing cancellations on & off cover; "Balt Paid" and many other Paid cancels; 5 attractive patriotic covers; lovely 3-color 30¢ rate to Paris with strip of 5 & single of 3¢, single 10¢ & single 2¢; examples of "A, C, D, Z, E & F" grills, double grills, split grills, double with split grills, etc; nice double rate mixed grill (E & F) on Piano advertising cover; various examples of Carrier Fee combinations; fiscal usages, etc; several telegraph covers; plus several stockbooks containing many hundreds of cancels and additional covers not mounted.
Estimate    $5,000 - 7,500.

Realized: $18,000

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Lot 3336 //o   

United States Commemoratives, 1893-1929. Powerful collection in quadrille page deluxe album with handlettered designs, with complete set both mint and used for Columbian series, and plate number strips of 4 with imprint and letter for the 1¢, 2¢, 4¢, 8¢ & 10¢ values, hinged only in the selvage so stamps are never hinged; mint & used complete Trans-Mississippi series; lovely registered cover addressed to John Seybold franked with 2¢-10¢ on 7¢ entire; PanAmerican issue *&o plus blocks of 4 mint hinged with some never hinged, also plate # strips of 5 for the 1¢, 2¢, 8¢ & 10¢ and strips of 3 for the 4¢ & 5¢ values; registwered cover also addressed to Seybold franked with with complete set; Louisiana Purchase *&o plus Pl # strips of 5 of 2¢ & 5¢ values; 5¢ on colored illustrated cover showing Missouri State Building at Fair; Jamestown complete blocks of 4; Lincoln bluish paper; plate # blocks of 6 of Lincon, Alaska-Yukon, Hudson Fulton; Panama Pacific perf 12 blocks of 6 of 5¢ & 10¢; blocks or plate blocks of 1920's commemoratives; White Plains sheet beautifully centered; and finally set of Kansas-Nebraska mint singles; most attractive appears, centering outstanding throughout, mixed condition, please inspect.
Estimate    $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized: $13,500

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Lot 3337 BK/   

Booklet Panes, 1900-1939. Collection complete for the period (except A.E.F. issues), including #279Bj (2 panes both watermark varieties), 300b, 301c, 319g NH, 331a, 332a, 374a, 375a, 405b, 406a, 501b, 502b NH + plate #, 583a NH, C10a NH, WS7 & 8, PS11b, etc; 2010 Scott catalog value $3,990, attractive group, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 3338 /o   

U.S. Collection, 1900-2000. In a carton, several stockbooks and sheet files, with much face value including recent miniature sheets and high values; also stockbook of used and album of mint & used; box of glassines, etc., please inspect.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $750

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Lot 3339 /   

Center Line Blocks Collection, 1906-1935. Fresh attractive neatly displayed on hand-designed pages, including #314, 320, 343-7, 368, 71, 373, 484, used 523, mint & used 524 with horizontal or vertical lines (524 with 2 n.h. stamps), 531-2, 535, Farley's, etc; fresh & clean.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 3340 /o   

Consignment Balance, 1918-38. Set of 1938 Presidential plate blocks of 4, never hinged ($5 hinged in selvage only); also a used collection of airmails including #C18; and complete pane of 50 of C7 containing 2 plate blocks of 6; and Disney sheets of 10 for 3138 (3, cat $150 each), 3205 (5) and 3307 (5) all catalog value $582.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $600

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Lot 3341 /   

E.F.O. Collection, 1925-80. Housed in a stockbook, group of about 40 printing or perforation freaks & oddities, some very pronounced, very interesting, please inspect.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $140

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Lot 3342 ()   

1935 Farley Special Printings Collection. complete collection on Scott album pages specially designed for this collection, contains spaces for guideline and arrow blocks, position plate blocks for each plate and double panes of souvenir sheets, blocks and sheets all bright and fresh; a lovely complete position block collection of these issues.
Scott No. 752-771    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $1,500

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Lots 3333-3342 Lots 3343-3350

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