Lot# 3001 - Sale #3005

  • Lot# : 3001 United States Collections

    IMPRESSIVE OLD TIME U.S. 10 VOLUME COLLECTION, in home-made albums, each page carefully researched and laid out in an esthetically pleasing manor. The collection is really two collections: the first is mostly used to the Columbians, mint and used to 1917, mint from that point on, starting with: 1-2, 7, 9, 12, 14-15, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27-29, 30A, 31-35, 36, 37 unused, 38 on piece, blue Baltimore postmark, 39 unused, 1861 issue: 64, 67, 69 unused, 70-72, 73, 75-78, 1867 Grills: 85B, 86, 89-91, 92-97, 100, Pictorials: 112-21, Banknotes: grills: 134-5, 138, National, Continental (minus 24c), American and American re-engraved, 219-29, Columbians: 230-45, 1894 Bureau set (missing 50c, $1 type II), 1895 Bureau complete set, Trans-Mississippi set 285-93 ($1 and $2 unused), Pan-American: 294-99, 1902 Regular issue: 300-11, 313, Washington / Franklins: 331-41 (missing 4c & $1 from set), 343-47 blocks, Washington perf 12 coils, 1909 commemorative set incl: 368 2mm & 3mm spacing blocks, 371 & 373 private vending coil pair, 390-96 pairs, 410-13 pairs, 444 line pair, 447 pair, 461, 479-80 mint, 1916 rotary coil pair set (missing 491), 523, 524 (single and centerline block), 547, 537 plate block, 538a & 540a blocks, 551-73, 570-73 blocks, 581-91, 1920's commemoratives in blocks and singles, Kans. Nebr. set 658-79, 692-701 plate block set, 704-15 Washington Bicentennial plate block set, Farley souvenir sheets, perf Parks plate block set, imperf park centerline, arrow and plate block sets, Airmails: C1-2, C4, C6 blocks, C10a, C13-15 Graf Zeppelin set, C18 (2 blocks), C21-22 plate blocks, the second collection is mostly mint and more specialized with some shades and varieties, starting with: 551-73, booklet panes, 575, 577 Shermack Type III vending coils, 581-91, 578-9, 634A, 599A, Presidentials to $5, incl. some misperf error blocks, 832g plate block of 8, Liberty set, Columbians 230-45 (missing 4c), E3, Trans-Mississippi 285-93, Pan-American 294-99, Louisiana Purchase 323-7, 1909 commemorative set, Pan-Pacific 397-404, White Plains sheet, Farley souvenir sheets, Farley signature, Airmails: C1-6, C10a, Graf Zeppelin set C13-15, Special delivery: E3, E5-8, Parcel post: Q1-12, Q6 on registered cover, JQ1-5, Postage dues: J61-66, J69-78, complete postage currency PC1-16, PR1-4, various other Newspapers, TS1, PS7-10, PS11-15 with booklet panes, S1-5 with booklet panes, nearly complete officially sealed (OX) labels to 1949, several pages of Columbian Expo tickets, Wells Fargo on Columbian stationary, "World's Fair Station" machine cancels on Columbian stationary, Columbian postal card, 2c stationary Registered letter (with 1c, 4c, 6c stamps) and a comprehensive unused Columbian stationary group featuring various dies and sizes. Condition is mixed, so some faults should be expected in classic era, mostly sound in the modern era. All together a tremendous old-time specialized collection, certainly one of the best intact collections we have seen. Viewing is recommended to properly evaluate.
    Start Price : 50,000 USD
    Current Opening : 50,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold