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  • Lot# : 5001 United States Collections

    HIGH QUALITY U.S. MINT COLLECTION,  of a quality that we haven't seen in a long time. 75 certificates accompany many of the better items. This collector had an eye for quality and tried to assemble the best collection possible. The owner instructed us to offer this collection intact with the hopes that someone would continue to love one of his most prized possessions. Better items abound and incl: 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14-15, 17, 18, 20, 25, 30A, 33, 36, 37, 62B, 65, 67, 70B, 71-72, 70a, 75-78, 87, 89-91, 92, 96-98, 112-21, 133, 135-38, 146-55, 156-163, 165-66, 182-90 (189 well centered and NH), 227, 205-18, 223-29, 230-39, 255-59, 264-70, 272-75, 278, 279-84, 285-91, 294-99, 300-13 (all mint, 313 PSE grades XF 90), 323-30, 367-73, 331-42, 374-82, 343-47, 357-8, 366, 390-96, 397-404, 405-7, 414-23, 424-40, 449, 460, 459, 443-47, 457-58 (5c with PSE graded 95 NH), 462-76, 478-80, 498-518, 546, 523-24, 547, 525-34A, 548-50, 614-21, 551-73, 581-91, 595, 599A, 630, 634A, 658-79, C1-6, C13-15, E1, E5-9, Q1-12, JQ1-5, J18-20, J22-26, J35, J36, J38-42, J44, J49, J57 and K1-18. Condition appears mostly sound, I only noticed occasional gum issues. Overall very desirable and generally VF-XF. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 40,000 USD
    Current Opening : 24,000 USD
    Hammer price : 32,500 USD

    Lot# : 5002 United States Collections

    FABULOUS U.S. COLLECTION 1847-1996, classics through 1990s in four Lighthouse hingeless albums, consisting of mint and used classics, appears mostly mint o.g. from Pictorials on, some cancels removed and no gum among classic to Bank Note issues. Better items incl: 1 blue cancel, 7, 9, 11, 14-15, 17, 18, 22, 40, 30, 32-33, 35, 37-39, complete mint Confederates, 76 (x2), 68, 69, 78, 71, 72, 86, 92, 95, 96, 97, 112-17, 119, 123, 124, 133, 134-34, Bank Notes complete to 15c (most appear correctly identified), 153, 205-18, 219-29, 230-42, 244-45, 1894/95 Bureau issues to $1 (a few unwatermarked misidentified), 277, 279-84, 285-93, 294-99, 300-11, 323-7, 328-30, 367-73, perf 12 and 10 Washington / Franklin issues appear mostly complete (a few misidentified), some early dubious perf 12 Washington / Franklin coils, 357-8, 397-403, 390-96 pairs, partial 1914 / 1916 Washington Rotary coil pairs, 480, 498-518, K1-18, 547, 523-24, nearly complete offsets, 1920's commems, 630, 551-73, 581-91, 634A, 658-79, 599A line pair, 803-34, 1030-53, some EFO's, Bugs Missing Die Cut, Legends Error Pane, some Express and Priority denoms, C1-6, C13-15, J1-7, J18-20, J22-28, mostly complete perf 12 dues (missing some 50c denoms), Q1-12, nearly complete officials (missing dollar value State Dept. and some soft papers), PR1-8, mostly complete 1875 Newspapers to 96c, partial 1879 Newspapers to $9, plus $36 and $48 values, PR81-89, a few unwatermarked 1895 Newspapers and nearly complete 1895 watermark set and extra reprints. This person took some time to assemble this collection. Most stamps appear correctly identified. Condition and centering will vary. Generally VG-F in classic era and F-VF in 20th century. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 40,000 USD
    Current Opening : 30,000 USD
    Hammer price : 30,000 USD

    Lot# : 5003 United States Collections

    U.S. APPEALING COLLECTION 1847-1935,  in red Lighthouse hingeless album with slip-case, mostly used through banknotes, mostly mint after, with better items incl: 1-2, 12, 14-15, 17, 28 (2), 29, 30A, 32, 36B (2), 37-39, 3, 67 (2), 75, 62B, 70/78 (5), 71, 72 (2), 85, 90, 97, 112-19, 121-22, various banknotes, 205-18, 219-29, 230-45, 1894/95 issues, 279-84, 285-93, 294-99, 300-13, 323-30, 331-42, 357, 397-404 (404 is used), 374-82, 414-21, 422-23, 424-35, 476, 479-80, 498-518, 523-24, 547, 525-34A, 630, 551-73, 581-91, C1-6, C13-15, E-9, J1-7, J22-25, J37, J50, K1-16, Q1-12, JQ1-5 and RW1//25 (partial set). Condition and centering are mixed, with many desirable and useful stamps, overall VG-VF. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 30,000 USD
    Current Opening : 27,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5004 United States Collections

    LOVELY OLD-TIME HAND-MADE COLLECTION, on gorgeous hand illustrated pages, the type of craftsmanship you usually only see on albums from the 1920's-30's, with beautifully hand-painted or hand-sketched themes on several pages, 19th century is mostly used, 20th century is a mixture of mint and used, better stamps consist of: 9X1a, 9X1, 1, 2 (2), 11 with imprint, 7, 12, 15, 17, 25, 30A, 36-38, 24 with curl on shoulder, 67, 75, 68-69, 76-78, 71, 72 (2), 87-90, 96 (2), 98, 99, 134-36, 112-22 (10c with Japan cancel +$200), 145-55, 156-63 (15c appears unused), 165-66,  182-91, 208-208a, 205-18 (some mint), 219-29, 183 skull and crossbones fancy cancel, 230-45 mint, 246-63, 264-78, 285-93 (lower values to 10c are mint, plus some extra plate no. pairs of lower values), 284 o.g., 294-99 (plus lower value blocks), 300-12 (mint to 13c), 323-30 (plus official Louisiana Purchase post card), 376 mint blocks, 397-399, 400A, 401-2 & 404 mint, 479-80 mint, 516 & 518 mint blocks, 547 mint, 524 mint, 526 block of 9, K1-16 mint, 540a block, 551-71, 545 on cover and large piece, each with 1923 Grand Central Station machine cancel as you typically see on rare surviving covers (Scott $1,800 for cover), 620-21 corner and plate no. blocks of 16, 630, 567 block with plate no., 2c reds large multiples, a couple 647-48 blocks, 658-79, Washington Bicentennial plate blocks, 1938 Presidential plate blocks and some Washington / Franklin coils. Condition is mixed, with a few typical problems in the 19th century, but overall mostly sound and mostly complete for the spaces provided, 19th century is VG-F, but overall the general condition is F-VF. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 20,000 USD
    Current Opening : 12,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5005 United States Collections

    U.S. COLLECTION 1847-2004,  neatly mounted in 4 clean green Scott National albums, with slipcases. Most values complete to several hundred dollars Scott value, mostly used up to 1882, mixed mint and used after, with the exception of some high values which are mostly used. Better items incl: 1 (2), 2, 3-4, 7, 8A, 9, 12, 13-15, 14, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 28, 29, 30, 30A, 31-33, 36, 37-39, 64, 65E15h, 67, 71-72, 75-78, 86-90, 92-101, 112-22, 134-41, 143-44, 145-55, 160-63, 165-66, 182-91, 205-18, 219-29, 230-45, 246-63, 264-78, 282C-84, 285-93, 294-99, 300-13, 323-30, 367-73, 331-42, 374-82, 343-47, 357-8, 390-96, 397-404, 405-7, 414-20, 424-37, 441-47, 457-8, 459 PF cert, 470-1, 474, 498-18 (505 - 5c error in 2c block of 6), 523 used, 525-34A, 551-73, 578-79, 581-91, 599A, 630 normal and dot over 'S' souvenir sheets, 692-701, 658-79, 803-34, Legends of the West error pane and Bugs Bunny Imperf die cut pane, C1-6, C10a, C13-15, C14 on postal card, C18 plate block of 6 plus Zeppelin Flight cover, E1-13, J3, J20, J25-26, J49, J55-56, Q1-12 (15c, 50c, $1 are used), JQ1-5, K1-8, K10-14, K17-18, RW1-66, O3-4, O7, O19-24, O27-28, O30, O35-O40, O47-56, O59-60, O62, O66, O72-82, O90-92,  plus hundreds of dollars worth of postage. Condition is mixed, ranging from sound to faulty, most faults among 19th century, overall VG-VF (owners Scott $124,210, see online scans)
    Start Price : 20,000 USD
    Current Opening : 18,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5006 United States Collections

    1//293 VALUABLE 19TH CENTURY OLD TIME COLLECTION, hinged to home-made quadrille pages, mostly used, with occasional unused and o.g. with better items incl: 1 (2), 8A, 14-16, 18, 19, 21 cover, 20-21, 27, 29, 32-34, 36 (2), 37 (2), 38, 62B, 67 (3), 70c, 70/78 shade group, 72, 75, 76, 76a, 85, 85B, 85E, 86-91, 95-101, 112-22, some bank-note grills, and other regular bank-note sets, 262, 278, 264-78, 285-93, unused o.g.: 37a, 56, 71, 76, 97, 153, 212-6, 218, 219-29, 230-40, 246-61, 264-76 and 282C-83. Varying degree of faults and centering, generally VG-F and high catalog value. (owners Scott $140,201, see online scans)
    Start Price : 16,000 USD
    Current Opening : 16,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5007 United States Collections

    CONSIDERABLE U.S. COLLECTION 1847-1966,  in four albums. This guy just couldn't stop collecting! Two of the albums seem to form the main collection and the remaining two albums seem to contain his second and third duplicate collections. Typical 19th century which appear mostly used, 20th century appears mostly mint, containing better items incl: 1 (2), 2, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13-15, 17, 4P4, 20 (3), 27, 29, 30A, 32-33, 36 (2), 67, 70-72, 76-78, 92-98, 100, 112-22, 134-36, 145-55, 156-66 (several are soft paper), 182-91, 205-18, 230-45 mint, 246-76, 262, 266-77, 285-93, 294-99, 300-12, 323-30, 331-42 ($1 is used), 343-47, 367-73, 390-96, 397-404 (400A and 404 are used), 414-8, 424-34, 462-66, 468-74, 547, C1-3, mostly complete offsets, 540-41, 547, 551-71, C4-6, 581-91, 630, C13-14 used, C18, C1-6 (both mint and used), C13-15 (used, C14 is NH), C18 (2), E1-11 (2), nearly complete banknote postage dues (although a few are mis-identified), Q1-12 (mixed mint and used sets x2), JQ1-5 (x2, both 10c values are mint), RW1-52 (mixed mint and used), 7, 9, 14-15, 17, 30A, 33 (2), 67, 75, 76 (3), 69, 70/78 (3), 72, 92, 85, 89, 97, 90, 98, 112-22, 134, 145-55, 156-66 (a few soft papers), 182-91, 208, 212-18, 219-28, 230-40, 242, 285-91, 294-97, 323-30, 374-80, F1, 414, 416, 498//518 (missing 500, 505), 548-50, 614-21, 630, 658-79 (mint and used), 803-34, Confederate States 1-4, 76 (3), 70/78 (4), 87, 96-98, 89-90, 658-79, K1-18 (all used with SON Shanghai postmarks except $2 which has normal duplex cancel), 803-34 (2) and 1030-53. Usual mixed condition, typical faults in 19th century, 20th century appears mostly sound, overall F-VF with plenty of 'key' and useful stamps. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 15,000 USD
    Current Opening : 9,000 USD
    Hammer price : 11,000 USD

    Lot# : 5008 United States Collections

    ATTRACTIVE U.S. COLLECTION 1847-1996,  in 7 clean blue Scott Platinum series albums and slipcases. Most values complete up to several hundred dollars Scott value, several certificates on better key items, mostly used up to 1882 and mostly mint after, except some high values which are used. Better items incl: 1 PF cert, 7, 9, 12 PF cert, 13 PF cert, 14-15, 17, 20, 22, 23, 25, 29, 30A, 32-33, 37-38, 40 APS cert, 62B, 67, 70-72, 76-78, 85E APS cert, 86, 86-90, 92, 96-98, 100, 112-13, 115-122, 134-38, 145-55, 156-62, 165-66, 178-79, 182-91, 205-11, 212-18, 219-29, 230-40, 246-53, 255-57, 260-61, 262 photocopy of PF cert, 264-78 $1-$5 are used ($5 with PF cert), 279-84, 285-92, 294-99, 300-9, 323-30, 367-73, 331-41 (15c used), 374-82, 343-73, 357-8, 390-96, 393-94 pair, 396 line pair, 397-404 (404 with PF cert), 405-7, 414-20, 422-23, 413 pair, 443 line pair, 424-31, 434-38, 440, 461 photocopy of PF cert, 446-47, 458, 457 pair, 458 line pair, 462-66, 468-71, 473-75, 497 line pair, 498-504, 506-18 (505 with photocopy of PF cert), 540-541, 525-534A, 551-73, 579, 581-91, 595 NH PF cert, 599A pair, 630, 692-701, 658-79, 803-34, C1-6, C18, E1-3, E7-E9, F1 PF cert, Q1-12, J1-7, J15-17, J19-20, J22-26, J38-41, K5, K10, K12, K16, K18, O1, O10, O12-13, O15-24, O27-28, O35-37, O40, O57, O62, O72-82, O86-90, O92, PR2-7, PR9-10, PR13-15, PR18, PR63, PR66, PR68, PR71-72, PR74, PR77, PR86, PR114-25, RW1, RW4, Confederate States 1 & 5, plus hundreds of dollars worth of postage. Condition mixed, ranging from sound to faulty, with the majority of the faults in 19th century, 20th century appears mostly sound, overall F-VF (owners Scott $117,303, see online scans)
    Start Price : 15,000 USD
    Current Opening : 15,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5009 United States Collections

    U.S. COLLECTION 1847-1926,  hinged to Scott pages, containing many nice quality items, used stamps consisting of: 1, 2, 8A, 9, 7, 9 (2), 12, 13-16, 17, 18, 20, 24 type Va, 23, 27-30, 31, 33, 36-7, 67-72, 75-78, 86-91, 92-101, 112-22 (90c with red cancel), 133, 137-39, 145-55, 160-62, 153, 165-66, 182-91, 218, 229, 264-78, 285-91, 311-13, 369, 523, O1-4, O15-24, O25-31, O35-45, O47-56, O57-64, O66, O72-82, O83-93, Q1-12, J1-7, J15-21, J26-28 and unused consisting of: 38-39, 228, 231-45, 253, 255, 257-60, 261A, 263, 284, 292-93, 294-99, 302-4, 306-10, 328-30, 332-35, 338-40, 357-8, 381, 397-99, 505 (5c error, surrounded by normal 2c in block of four), 498//518, 547, 551-73, 578-79, 581-91, 630, J22-25, J31-33, J35, J50, J60, C13-15, C18 block of four and RW1-42 (mixed mint and used). Condition mixed, with typical faults among 19th to early 20th century, with less faults as you progress into the 20th century, generally F-VF (owners Scott $95,529, see online scans)
    Start Price : 15,000 USD
    Current Opening : 15,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5010 United States Collections

    USA COLLECTION 1847-1976,  in Scott National hingeless album, consisting of better items: 1, 12, 14, 17, 18, 36, 37, 64, 67, 71, 76 (2), 70/78 (3), 77, 85, 85B, 86-87, 90, 92, 95, 100, 101, 112-19 (118 with Weiss cert), 151-55, 162, 152 (unused?), 182-91, 218 o.g., PF cert, 227, 229, 230-45 ($3-$5 are used), 291, 294-99, 307-9, 323-30, 331-37, 339-40, 369, 379, 397-400, 403, 547, 551-73, 582//591, 599A, 679, C1-6, C13-15, E3, E5, E7 and Q1-12. 19th century is generally used, 20th century is mixed mint and used, mostly mint after 1920's, typical mixed centering and condition, generally VG-VF. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 12,500 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5011 United States Collections

    OLD TIME U.S. COLLECTION,  mostly 19th century used in three small stamp albums, much duplication, each carefully identified below each stamp, large albums contain the following better items: 1-2, 23 (2), 32-33, 36 (3), 36B (2), 67, 65 with imprint, 75 (3), 76 (6), 68 (4), 69 (5), 77 (2), 70/78 (13, one of which is identified as 70b), 71 (4), 83, 85, 116 (3), 117 (2), 120, 121 (3, 1 is unused), 149 no gum, 162 (4), 230-5 mint, 237 mint, 276 (8), and the smaller album contains: 20 (2), 23, 1 (pen cancel), 10, 15, 17 (2), 26 (12 o.g.), 36 (4), 37, 63 (unused x2), 67, 76 (2), 75, 68 (11), 96, 69 (13), 70/78 (8 singles and a horizontal pair), 72, 94 unused strip of 3, 90 (7 singles and horizontal pair), 97 (8), 91, 98 (4), 96, 98, 99, 100, 112 (6), 113 (19 used singles, horizontal pair, 2 unused singles), 115 (9), 116 (7), 117 (4), 138 (2), 141, 144, 155 (3), 151 (2), 154-55, 165-66 and 189-91. Condition is mixed and faults vary in severity, overall VG-F (owners Scott value over $100,000, see online scans)
    Start Price : 12,000 USD
    Current Opening : 11,000 USD
    Hammer price : 11,000 USD

    Lot# : 5012 United States Collections

    U.S. COLLECTION 1851-1965,  in two White Ace albums, 19th century is mostly used, mostly mint from Columbians to date with higher values typically used, containing better items incl: 9, 15, 17, 25, 36, 63 no gum, 69-71, 76-78, 87-91, 92, 96-98, 112-19, 121, 134-36, 148-55, 156-63, 165-66, 182-90, 205-18, 219-29 (high values used), 264-70, 273, 279-82, 284, J28 o.g., Interior official set, O56, War official set, 300-8, 331-40, 343-47 pairs, E6-7, 357-58 (1c with PF cert), 374-82, Q1-12 (lower values mint), 405-7, 414-8, J48, 424-38, F1, 444 line pair, APS cert, 447 line pair, E9, 457-58 line pairs, 479-80, 486-97 line pair set (only missing 491), 462-66, 468-76, 498//518 (500 with PF cert, set missing 505), J65, 524, 525-30, 531-32 & 534-34A imperf pairs, 533 single with PSE cert, 547, 551-73, 578-79, 581-91, 599A o.g. line pair APS cert, 658-79, 692-701, 803-34, 1030-53, 230-42 ($1 & $2 are used, 30c o.g. with APS cert), 285-91, 294-99, 323-30, 397-400, 401-2, 614-21 and 630. Condition is mixed, usual 19th century faults, overall VG-VF. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 6,000 USD
    Hammer price : 6,250 USD

    Lot# : 5013 United States Collections

    U.S. INTERMEDIATE COLLECTION,  freshly separated from 1940 Scott International album, nearly complete for the spaces provided, mostly used until 1887, then mixed mint and used after, carefully selected for attractive stamps to fill each space, with better stamps incl: 1-2, 10, 14, 26, 63, 73, 65, 76-78, 71, 92, 96-98, 112-17, 119, 134-36, 148-52, 156-63, 165, 182-90, 206-7 o.g, 208, 210 Jumbo margins, no gum, 217, 219-29 mint, 230-41 ($1 no gum), 246-60, 246-76, 279-84, 285-91, 294-99, 300-9, 323-30, 374-9, 397-99, 551-70, 548-50, 614-21, 658-79, 803-34, C1-6, Q1-12, JQ1-5, PR114-25, E7, some Shanghais to 20c, J1-7, J61-7, RW1-7 mint, an attractive group of Stationary cut squares and Confederate States #1. Mixed condition, appears mostly sound, generally F-VF. (see online scans)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 6,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 5014 United States Collections

    U.S. COLLECTION 1847-1938, mounted in Scott national album, 19th century is mostly used, early 20th century is a mixture of mint and used, with the majority mint, key and high values are generally used. Better items incl: 1, 4, 7 pair, 8, 9, 12 on piece, 15 (2), 17, 20, 22, 28, 30, 30A, 32-34, 36, 37, 39 unused, 67 faulty, 69-72 (72 is faulty), 67-72, 76-78, 85E, 92-93, 96, 98, 112-22, 134-6, regular banknotes are mostly complete and mostly correctly identified, 151 is mint o.g. and a couple others appear unused, 205-18, 219-29, 230-45 (set to $4 appears unused, $5 is used), 261-63 mint, 277 mint, 278 used, 285-91 (with duplicate of 50c), 293 used, 294-99, 300-13 used, 323-30, 339, 343-47, 367-73, 374-82, 396, 398-400, 401 (2), 427-30, 447, 505 strip of 3 (error surrounded by two normal stamps), 498//18, 524, 547, 551-72, 578-79, 630 faded, 658-79, 692-701, 803-34, C4-6, C18, E1-11 used, J1, J33 no gum, Q1-12 used, RW5-32 used and RW50-64 mint. Mixed condition, typical faults among 19th and early 20th century, later 20th century mint appears mostly sound, generally VG-VF, (owners Scott $88,683, see online scans)
     
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 9,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold