Lot# 3006 - Sale #3005

  • Lot# : 3006 United States Collections

    U.S. EXTENSIVE COLLECTION.  Four Lighthouse hingeless albums, mint and used, some duplication of many classic issues, several of which are unused (or at least appear that way), better issues starting with: 1, 1851 issue: 7, 9 (3), 10, 12, 13-15, 17, a few 3c essays, 1857 issue: 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28/30A group of various shades, 32-33, 36, 36B, 37 (2), 38, 3, Confederate States 1-3 and shades of later issues, 1861 issue: 63 (8) shades, 73, 67 (2), 75, 76 (5), 68 (4), 69 (4), 77 (3), 70/78 (7 various shades), 71 (3), 72 (2), 1867 grills: 92, 93, 87, 94, 95, 96, 90, 90 (2), 97 (2), 91, 98 (2), 99-101, Pictorials: 112-22, Banknotes: 134-5, 145-55, 156-66, 179, 182-91, 205, 206, 211, 209, 212-18, 1890 Banknotes: 219-29, Columbians: 230-43, 245, Bureaus: 246-56, 258-61, 266-76, 277-78, 284, Trans-Mississippi: 285-93, Pan-American: 294-99, 1902 Regular issue: 300-11, Louisiana Purchase: 323-27, 328-30, Washington / Franklins: 331-42, 343-47, 358, Pan-Pacific: 397-400A, 379, 407, 414-23, 430-35, 437, 499/505 strip of 3, mostly complete Shanghai's to $1, 523, 524, 547, 1920's-30's commemoratives, 1922 Bureaus: 571-73, 1938 Presidentials, 1954 Liberty, Precancels, Airmails: C1-6, C18, Special Delivery: E1-11, Postage Due: J6, J18-21, J22-26, J28, Parcel Post: Q1-12, JQ1-5, Ducks to 1967, complete Interior, Justice and Navy Officials, mostly complete Post Office, Treasury and War Dept. Officials, early Newspapers, PR63, PR68, PR120-25. This magnificent collection is being sold intact as received (with no items removed for single lots), many better stamps throughout. Condition is mixed, with some faults in the classic era and centering running the gamut from VG-VF. This collection will certainly draw attention, so make sure to allow some extra time when viewing.
    Start Price : 12,500 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500 USD
    Hammer price : 13,000 USD