OSS 2006 Auction Catalog

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LOT#  CAT# ABBR. DESCRIPTION  StartBid CV/EST VALUE FINAL
Great Britain Stamps
201 30 1869 2p blue plate 14 with thinner lines above & below head. Unused with original gum and light hinge mark. Average centering (typical for this issue) with design cut into at right and portion of adjacent stamp showing at left. 2006 Scott value $425.00, 2006 SG value 300.00. $80.00 EST $120.00 80
202 33//J11+ Nice collection of early mint GB. Starts with 1864 penny red (plate 171) and continues on through 1912 3d blue violet with sheet margin. Of special note are 1883 d ($22.50), 1887 5d type II ($40.00), 1900 1/- ($57.50), 1902 2d ($22.50), 1924 4d postage due ($52.50), and 1905 Office in Turkey 1/- ($42.50). Total 2006 Scott value $305.50. Noted a few MNH in newer items, most are hinged. $40.00 EST $90.00 70
203 34,34b 1862 4p Vermillion in both plates. Plate 3 Average centering with scissor cut to a few perfs at right top and pinhole, plate 4 (with hairlines) Average centering. 2006 Scott value $200, 2006 SG 180. $30.00 EST $40.00 Unsold
204 94 1884 3p on 3p violet plate 21 used with typical oval of bars cancel. Fine centering with perfs just cutting designat left. 2006 Scott value $140, SG 110. $40.00 EST $70.00 Unsold
205 96 1883 2/6 Lilac used with nice Registered cancel from Barbican London dated 2? Jan 1892. Well centered and faultless, a great example. 2006 Scott value $140.00, SG 125. $65.00 EST $100.00 65
206 108 1884 5/- Carmine Rose used with Registered cancel from Lombard Station B London. Very Fine centering and faultless, one of the finest examples you are liable to see. 2006 Scott value $210.00, SG 180. $120.00 EST $200.00 120
207 108-109 1884 High values postally used, five & ten shilling. 5/- VF centering, nice and clean with typical parcel post cancel. 10/- F-VF with nice light registered cancel, but unfortunately also with three pinholes, probably from a stapler. 2006 Scott value $735.00, 2006 Gibbons 580.00. $75.00 EST $150.00 Unsold
208 111-122,125-126 1887-92 Full set to 1/- unused plus 1900 color changes unused. Queen Victoria jubilee issue in bright colors, centering and condition as follows: p F-VF toning and hinge remnant; 1p VF toning, hinge remnant, crease; 2p F-VF hinge remnant perf crease; 2p F-VF hinge remnant thin; 3p F-VF disturbed gum, paper adhesion; 4p VF hinge remnant, disturbed gum; 4p F-VF hinge remnant, disturbed gum, paper adhesion; 5p F-VF no gum, faded; 6p VF very light hinge; 9p VF hinge remnant, crease; 10p F-VF hinge remnant, disturbed gum; 1/- V-VF hinge remnant, disturbed gum; p F-VF toned no gum; 1/- F-VF crease. 2006 Scott value $629.25, SG 550.25. $60.00 EST $90.00 80
209 111-122,125-126 1887 Queen Victoria Jubilee issue complete, plus recolored d & 1/- issues of 1900. d orange & 2d violet on blue mint hinged, remainder used. Centering ranges from F to VF, the bulk are F-VF. 4d has crease in corner; 5d has top trimmed to straight edge; 10d has some blunted perfs; 1/- green is faded & has some perfs trimmed at bottom. 2006 Scott $438.75, 2006 Stanley Gibbons 384.75 $40.00 EST EST Unsold
210 127-138,125b 1902 Edward VII set, mostly mint heavy hinged. 1d lighter hinge; 2d used; 2d used; 6d lighter hinge; 9d some toning where hinged; 10d paper adhesion on back. Also includes nice used copy of 6d in red violet (#125b). 2006 Scott value $592.00, SG 495.00. $50.00 EST $75.00 Unsold
211 127-138,143-145 1902-11 Edward VII full set unused plus 1904 & 1910 color changes and new values. Beautiful colors on this set, not the typical faded examples. Centering and condition as follows: p F-VF toned, hinge remnant; 1p Fine hinge remnant, 1p F-VF light crease; 2p F-VF hinge remnant; 2p F-VF; 3p VF light stain; 4p F-VF heavy hinge remnant; 5p F-VF hinge remnant; 6p VF small hinge remnant; 9p VF gum disturbance, hinge remnant; 10p VF gum disturbance, hinge remnant; 1/- VF gum disturbance, hinge remnant; p F-VF hinge remnant; 4p VF gum disturbance, hinge remnant; 7p F-VF gum disturbance, hinge remnant, toned. 2006 Scott value $640.75, Stanley Gibbons 536.00. $100.00 EST $150.00 Unsold
212 159-170//172 1912-13 definitive set, less 10p, used. Fine to Very Fine centering, p has a few trimmed perfs at upper right. Nice to fill in the holes for someone starting out with GB. 2006 Scott value $65.45, SG 44.00. $10.00 EST $20.00 17
213 173a 1915 De La Rue printing of the George V 2/6 "Sea Horse" stamp, unused with original gum. F-VF centering with small surface scuff at bottom left and hinge remnant on back. 2006 Scott value $275.00, Stanley Gibbons 225. $20.00 EST $40.00 38
214 179-180 1919 retouched Sea Horses, two copies of the 2/6 and one of the 5/-. All are Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. printings, but only one of the 2/6 values shows the 'dot above center frame'. All are F-VF centering, some show short perfs. 2006 Scott value $275.00, SG 230.00. $25.00 EST $45.00 34
215 180 1919 Bradbury, Wilkenson & Co. printing of the 5/- carmine rose "sea horse" stamp, used with a light registered cancel. Fine to Very Fine centering, shifted to left and slightly up, good perfs all around. Clean & bright, this is an excellent example of this issue. 2006 Scott value $125.00, SG 100. $60.00 EST $85.00 Unsold
216 185-6,203-4 Both 1924 and 1925 British Empire Exhibition mint sets. Centering ranges from F (1924 1d) to VF (1924 1d), hinge marks are nice & light. 2006 Scott value $91.00, 2006 SG 80.00. $25.00 EST $40.00 36
217 187-200 1924 George V definitive set complete, plus bonus stamp (*1d). Mint hinged throughout except 2d through 3d used. Centering ranges from Fine to Very Fine, higher values actually have the best centering. 2006 Scott value $132.05, Gibbons 116.00. $20.00 EST $40.00 30
218 224 1934 10/- dark blue George V Seahorse printed by Waterlow & Sons, postally used by London Registered cancel. Clean example, Very Fine centering, tough to find this nice! 2006 Scott value $92.50, Gibbons 80.00. $30.00 EST $60.00 44
219 286-289 Nice clean set of the 1951 George VI high values. F-VF to VF centering, very light hinge marks on the first three, the 1 is not hinged. Hard to find a nicer set of these! 2006 Scott value $122.50, Stanley Gibbons 100.00. $40.00 EST $75.00 50
220 292-308 Early QEII definitives, full set of the 1952-53 series, mint hinged. Some staining on the 2d, probably from tagging, the rest are all in nice shape. 2006 Scott value $126.90 as unhinged, Stanley Gibbons 95.00. $20.00 EST $40.00 30
221 294d//333 Nice batch of Wildings: coil pairs of the 1952 series; 1d, 2d, 2d with sideways watermark (Scott #294d, 295b, 296b) plus 3d paste up horizontal pair (not priced in Scott except as normal sheet stamps). Partial set of the 1955-57 series, missing a few of the cheapies, but includes 7d ($47.50), 9d ($22.50), 1/- ($25), 1/3 ($35), & 1/6 ($26)! Scott value $197.75, SG 171.65, coils (22.30) priced using old 1990 catalog. All stamps are mint hinged. $20.00 EST $40.00 32
222 309-312 1955 QEII Castles, Waterlow printing complete MNH. Centering ranges from F-VF to VF. Small tone spot on 10/-, 1 shows Waterlow perf alignment mark at bottom right. 2006 Scott value $300.50, SG 225.00. $75.00 EST $150.00 75
223   Accumulation of mostly used 1950s-1970s Great Britain issues neatly sorted on manila stock pages. Well over 1000 stamps, with catalog value near $500. Many early phosphor issues counted as the lower value types. $15.00 EST $40.00 28
Great Britain Back Of the Book
224 J9-J17 1924-30 postage dues, complete set mint hinged, including VF examples of the scarce 1d and 2/6 values. Mostly F-VF (2d is just fine) centering with a few reaching VF. 2006 Scott value $176.45, SG 151.35. $30.00 EST $60.00 65
225 J43//J57 Early QEII postage dues. 5d & 2/6 are from the 1954-55 set, 3d & 5/- are from the 1955-57 set, 1d is from the 1959-63 set. Nice clean issues that can be tough to find. 2006 Scott value $258.00, 2006 Stanley Gibbons 213.25. $50.00 EST $75.00 50
Greece Collections
226 1288-1445 Attractive blue binder from Kenmore with 8 (9 row) Hagner pages and imprinted in gold "Complete Collection of Postage Stamp Issues GREECE 1979-1982". Contains approximately 30 sets, for a total of 150+ stamps and two souvenir sheets. In mint never hinged F-VF to VF condition. Nicely arranged in catalog order. Scott #1288-1445, catalog value $52.40. $18.00 EST $34.00 26
India - States Stamps
227   About 100 mint and used Indian States issues packaged in various glassines - old prices totaling about $25.00. $10.00 EST $25.00 17
Ionian Islands Back Of the Book
228 N26-7,a,NC13,a German Occupation 1943 Zante issues, complete used set with both overprints. Under cataloged in Scott at $515.00 these stamps were only in use for eight days. $50.00 EST $150.00 65
Israel Covers
229   * 48 First Day covers from 1979 to 1983. All stamps with tabs. In a Fleetwood Marquis II flip up type cover album with deluxe padded slipcase. $20.00 EST $70.00 Unsold
Italy Collections
230   100+ Italian occupation and AMG overprinted stamps on Scott International pages and quadrille pages. $10.00 EST $40.00 13
231   A mostly used collection on Scott pages for Italy and Colonies. Many complete sets. Includes back-of-the-book, air mail issues, Allied occupation stamps and a few Italian States. Catalog values to $75. $50.00 EST $300.00 160
Italy Covers
232   * 2 Prisoner of war Red Cross covers postmarked in 1918. Various censor and Red Cross auxiliary markings. Both cards addressed to Germany. $20.00 EST $50.00 20
Japan Covers
233   * 36 Commercial and Philatelic covers in a wooden cigar box. Nice group of covers, mostly 1950s, no duplication. Several with multiple frankings, some FDCs. $10.00 EST $20.00 130
New Zealand Stamps
234 14e 1862 Full Face Queen 6 pence brown, Scott #14e, 4 margin copy. Light cancel, no faults. Watermark #6 (large star). Scott catalog value $100.00, SG 90.00. $25.00 EST $50.00 55
235   Over 850 used stamps separated and identified on manila stock pages with duplication. Some early issues to back of the book items including Health Stamp semi-postals. Appears to be a fairly clean lot - worth a look. $10.00 EST $30.00 18
New Zealand Covers
236   * 18 commercial and philatelic covers. Includes Health issue semi-postals. 1950s to 1980s. $5.00 EST $10.00 5
Switzerland Stamps
237 30 Seated Helvetia 1Fr violet-gray, black thread with Geneva 7-line lozenge cancel. Very large left sheet margin stamp with all four frame lines (touching at right), partial frame line of lower stamp showing. Small pin hole center, lower ⅓, tear upper left corner. Besides these flaws, rarely found this nice. Scott #30, Zumstein #27C, Michel #18IIAys. 2006 Scott value $850.00. $25.00 EST $60.00 32
238 31 Seated Helvetia, 1Fr bluish gray with yellow silk thread, CDS Lausanne Soir, October 31, 1859 (Halloween!). 2 margin copy, small stain on reverse, tiny thin at left. Scott #31, Zumstein #27D, Michel #18IIByn. 2006 Scott value $850.00. $20.00 EST $45.00 28
Switzerland Collections
239   Used collection on Scott Specialty pages with semi-postal issues on hand-made pages. Many complete sets. Includes the 3Fr PAX #303 and B297 souvenir sheet. Total Scott value is $1000+. $50.00 EST $100.00 100
Switzerland Covers
240   * 90 First Day covers and cards, minor duplication. Nice topical issues of the 1960s and 1970s - including various birds. Also about 3oz of used stamps off paper - looks like good clean stock. Plus a Swiss stamp catalog from 1982. $30.00 EST $100.00 30
Victoria Stamps
241 15//30 Small collection of early Victoria stamps, 1854-1859. Includes: 1854 litho 2d both gray brown (late impression) and brown lilac (early impression), 4 good to huge margins on the 1st, 3 margins on the 2nd; 1854 6d orange with 4 good margins; 1854 1/- blue well centered two margin; 1859 1/- blue F-VF surface scuff; 1856 1d green, light cancel, no margins; 1858 6d blue 3 margin. 2006 Scott value $166.00, 2006 SG 143.00. $20.00 EST $40.00 36
United Nations Covers
242 1//209 * 25 covers - most are First Days. A few with better cachets. 1951 to 1970 - #1//209. $5.00 EST $10.00 Unsold
243 450//543 * UNICEF collection of UN Flags from 1985 & 1988 on FDC and on "proof" sheet. Two nice binders include all pages with covers and proofs mounted. Also included is a 1988 vintage solicitation letter that includes two FDCs from the 1980 issue. Total 34 FDCs & 32 Proofs. $16.00 EST $40.00 Unsold
WorldWide Stamps
244   3000 worldwide used and mint stamps on priced approval sheets and in packets. Approvals were created in the 1960s and 70s, stamps cover a wide range of age. Just the thing for a vest pocket dealer or for resale on eBay. $60.00 EST $90.00 60
245   () Three item lot: Paramount album to 1950s with approximately 2000 stamps worldwide; tan stock book with approximately 550 stamps, including approximately 450 Egypt / UAR from 1960s; and school notebook used as stock book with approximately 1250 stamps, mostly Europe and evenly distributed through 9 countries with two pages each, and 2-3 pages for Asia & Latin America. In total approximately 3800 stamps; however many faulty and many stuck down. Must see, possibly a few desirable SON cancels and older hard to find. $20.00 EST $30.00 Unsold
246   Grey 9x12 stock book with approximately 3000 stamps. Originally filled and sold by Tatham Stamp Company at 2 each in 1942. Many date cancels and interesting old stamps in reasonably good shape, except some stuck down over time. $40.00 EST $60.00 Unsold
247   Approximately 80 souvenir sheets and mini-sheets. Mostly Sand Dune countries, with some British Commonwealth and semi-postal issues. Eclectic group of items - some are CTOs. $8.00 EST $20.00 Unsold
248   Over 3000 used worldwide issues - 95% off paper. Separated in glassines and envelopes by country. Includes British Commonwealth, Europe, South American and African countries. Primarily 20th century issues. Good group of Netherlands. Worth a look. $20.00 EST $60.00 Unsold
249   Over three pounds on and off paper. 1000s of mixed used, older foreign, loose in glassines, commercial packets, bundleware and one large mailing envelope. $15.00 EST $50.00 19
250   2000+ worldwide stamps on approval sheets from 60s & 70s. All identified and priced. Great for small time sellers. $40.00 EST $60.00 Unsold
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