OSS 2007 Auction Catalog

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United States Stamps
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1857 1 blue type IV position 87R1L. Nice used copy, VF but with some trimmed perfs at top. 2004 PF certificate. CAT $800!

$150.00 EST $300.00 $150.00
2 145-155 1870-91 National Bank Note Company complete used set, without grills. Centering and condition as follows: 1 cent, F, thin, cleaned cancel; 2 cent, F, short perf; 3 cent, F-VF; 6 cent, F-VF, short perf; 7 cent, F-VF, short perf, toning; 10 cent, VF, nice; 12 cent, average, heavy cancel, short perf; 15 cent F-VF, thin; 24 cent, average, crease; 30 cent, average, short perf. and 90 cent, average centering, a few short perfs. Total CAT $1384.25. $90.00 EST $200.00 $90.00
3 156-9, 161-3, 165 1873 Continental Bank Note Company partial set - missing the 7 cent, 90 cent and the unique 24 cent. Includes an extra 6 cent on piece. Centering and condition as follows: 1 cent, F; 2 cent, average with toned spot; 3 cent, average; 6 cent, F-VF with 6 mm tear at right; 6 cent with jumbo margin at left, on piece, average, heavy cancel; 10 cent, average, cleaned pen cancel; 12 cent, F-VF, thins; 15 cent, average, rounded/clipped corner; 30 cent, F-VF, thin. Total CAT $468.50. $30.00 EST $60.00 $30.00
4 165 1873 - 30 cent grey black, used, light target cancel. VF to XF - but with pulled perf at right and a couple of short perfs. Total CAT $130. $20.00 EST $40.00 $30.00
5 279B//WS8 More than 530 mint stamps - #279B//S1. Some duplication including pairs and blocks. Primarily issues before 1940, a few air mail stamps from the 1950's. Includes some better items: #498 (5X); #551 PB6; #717 PB4; #718 PB4; #C57 B4; #C64 bklts & bklt. Panes; #CE 2 Centerline block of 16 and #WS8 BL4. Mostly never hinged - a lot of good useful material for a dealer or advanced collector. $40.00 EST $90.00 $55.00
6 319//E14 Nice group of older US, primarily MNH in singles and blocks. Includes the occasional plate # single or centerline block. Total CAT is $244.30. $30.00 EST $50.00 $40.00
7 335//811 2 Vario pages, one with MNH US, and the other with used US. The MNH page contains 12 Blocks of 4, some with PL Bl #, 1 block of 10 with # on corner and a PB of 16 #552, cat $21; few singles, total 77 MNH stamps. On the used page there are singles, strips of 3 to 10, and blocks of 4. About 13 pre-cancels. Some good cancels, incl a #619 w/round target cancel. Block of 4 #C11, light cancel, F/VF. Total stamps about 120, with 20 or so on paper. $15.00 EST $45.00 $30.00
8 392-396 1910-13 flat plate, perf 8 vertical coil set. 1 cent and 5 cent are MH; 2-4 cent values are used. 1, 2 and 4 cent values are F-VF; 5 cent, just F. 3 cent is trimmed at the top (space filler); 4 cent, light small corner crease. Total CAT $202.50. $26.00 EST $60.00 $44.00
9 462//542 Very nice group of MNH Washington/Franklins, mostly in blocks of 4 with F - VF centering and a few with VF centering. Includes #462 B4 two; 499 B4; 502 B4; 504 B4 with tiny gum skips on bottom 2 stamps; 506 B4; 508 B4; 511 B4; 512 B4; 512a B4 with plate number 106623; 513 B4; 529 single; 530 three singles with average centering; and a BLOCK OF 16 #542! CAT as MNH singles total $860! $85.00 EST $175.00 $190.00
10 490//1304C Large group of MNH coil pairs from the Washington/Franklins to the Liberty Series. Includes Sc. #486 pair and triple; 490 single and pair; 494 pair; 495 pair; 496 pair; 597 single, pair, triple, JLP & strip of 6 with JLP; 599 two JLP's and eight pairs; 604 pair, two strips of 4 and one JLP; 605 pair; 606 three pairs, and three strips of 4; 686 pair; 721 one JLP, and one strip of 3 with JLP; 722 pair; 842 seventeen JLP's; 1057 seventeen JLP's and 1304C seventeen JLP's. Total CAT is $333. $25.00 EST $50.00 $55.00
11 0498//530 Nice small group of mostly MNH Washington/Franklins. All are F - VF centering, nice perfs, no creases. Includes Sc. #498 - 9; 502; 504; 506; 508; 511 - 3; 525 pair (hinge on one stamp); 528 pair (hinge on one stamp) and 530 pair (hinge on one stamp). CAT total is $219. $22.00 EST $50.00 $46.00
12 498//720 () Paste - up coil pair, Sc. # 842. Block of 4 Sc. #498, reperfed along the bottom edge, 9.5 on the left stamp, 10.5 on the right stamp. Sc. #634 with dry printing voids along the lower 1/3 of the stamp, like a double transfer, but not. Sc. #720 with dry printing voids along the lower edge of the stamp, like a double transfer, but not. Note #634 and #720 are unused on piece. Four oddities for the specialist or curious. $1.00 EST $3.00 $2.00
13 518 1917 $1.00 Franklin in Blocks of four, one has nice Seattle, WA parcel cancels. Fine centering, start of perf separation on one, other is a centerline block. CAT as blocks of 4, $25.00. $2.00 EST $5.00 $15.00
14 538a #538a coil-waste vertical pair, imperf between, Fine centering, Mint-never-hinged. Small sweated gum section at the lower left corner. A relatively scarce Washington-Franklin item. CAT $90. $40.00 EST $60.00 $40.00
15 551 Vario page with 6 MNH Pl Bl of 6 #551 Hale 1/2 cent, cat. $20 each; plus 11 more pairs or strips. Blocks range from avg to F-VF. Some of pairs have straight edge, (It's okay to like excellent centering over perfs, especially at bargain prices). Catalog over $120. $8.00 EST $20.00 $11.00
16 551//637 Vario page with 6 MNH blocks 1/2 to 5 cents denomination. OK, OK, the 2 and 3 cent are just for pretty. The 1/2 cent Hale #551 Pl Bl of 6 is F - VF and looks good. Cat $20. The 1 1/2 cent Harding #633 Pl Bl 4 is Avg but cat. Is $120. The 4 cent Martha #636 Pl Bl 4 is Avg and also at $120 cat. And the 5 cent Teddy Roosevelt #637 Pl Bl 4 is F and cat $25. Total cat $285. $10.00 EST $35.00 $17.00
17 551//650 Vario page with 8 blocks of 4 or 6. Includes Pl Bl 6 F-VF #551 Hale 1/2 cent, cat $20; Pl Bl 4 Imperf F-VF #577 Wash 2 cent, cat $6; Pl Bl 4 F-VF #633 Harding 1 1/2 cent, cat $120; Bl 4 Imperf F-VF #576 Harding 1 1/2 cent, cat (as singles) $10.80; Pl Bl 4 Avg #636 Martha, cat $120; Pl Bl 4 F #637 T. Roosevelt 5 cent, cat $25; Pl Bl 4 Avg #642 Monroe 10 Cent, cat $30; Pl Bl 4 Avg #650 Plane & Globe, CAT (as singles) $29; Total CAT $360. $20.00 EST $60.00 $34.00
18 551//681 A mix of middle 1920's MNH Blocks. Includes a plate block of 6 plus 2 extra of 1925 1 1/2 cent Hale; a 1926 2 cent Washington plate block of six from the experimental "electric eye" printing; a 1927 5 cent Roosevelt plate block; a 1928 George Rogers Clark block; a 2 cent Aeronautics block; and a 2 cent Ohio River Canalization block. CAT $67.60. $5.00 EST $12.00 $15.00
19 551//C11 A heavy, deluxe, black "Expandex" 5 post binder w/removable, lay flat manila stock pages (with canvas joints). Probably should list this lot as "supplies", this stock book is so useful. Contains MNH $200+ total cat. value in 1/2 cent #551 to 3 cent #807. About $25 catalog value is postage; the rest catalog well above postage. For example, there is $52.50 cat in #552 blocks of 4; $41.80 in 38 #651 ($1.10 ea) and a nice pair of #C11 with 2 Plate numbers on top, $9. each. $20.00 EST $40.00 $40.00
20 551//C23 Vario page with 8 MNH blocks of stamps: Pl Bl 6 #551 Hale 1/2 cent F-VF, cat $20; Bl of 4 #552 Wash 1 cent F-VF, cat $5.25; Pl Bl 4 #637 T. Roosevelt F, cat $25; Pair of # 649 Wright plane 2 cent F, cat $3.50; Bl 4 #650 Plane & Globe 5 cent F-VF, cat (as singles) $29; Bl of 4 #651 Clark 2 cent F-VF, cat (as singles)$4.40; Bl of 8 #655 Edison bulb 2 cent F-VF, cat (as singles) $7.20; Bl of 4 #C23 wing Eagle F-VF, centerline, cat $2.00. Nice condition, Total CAT $96. $8.00 EST $15.00 $16.00
21 551//C23 Vario page with 9 blocks of stamps; OK, really only 7 count. There is good ol' Hale 1/2 cent #551 Pl Bl 6, very nice F-VF, cat $20; Venerable Martha 4 cent #636 Avg center but catalogs $120; Roughrider Teddy 5 cent #637 Pl Bl 4 Avg, with $25 cat; Don't mess with me Monroe 10 cent #642 Pl Bl 4 Avg, cat $30; The man who really won the West, George Rogers Clark 2 cent #651 Bl 4 F-VF, cat (as singles) $4.40; Red & blue eagle Air 6 cent #C23 Bl 4 F-VF, cat $2.00; and a nice strip of 4 trees, #749 F-VF, cat $4.50 each. Total CAT $219. Some so - so, but some really nice ones. $15.00 EST $35.00 $22.00
22 551//C23 Vario page with 11 blocks of F-VF misc nice condition stamps. 1 each block of 4: #C11, 551, 552 649, 650, 651, 655 (Bl of 6), 680 and 749 (4 in row). Especially interesting is a centerline block of 8 C23. Except for #C23 and 551, all stamps catalog $1.10 to $9 each (single or equivalent in listed block). Total CAT $114. A very nice selection of stamps. $12.00 EST $35.00 $16.00
23 552//C11 Nice selection of 1920's issues in MNH blocks of 4. Stamps range from 1923 one cent Franklin thru 1928 bi-colors and 1929 Commemoratives. CAT $115. $26.00 EST $40.00 No Sale
24 564 #564 upper right corner block of 4; MNH, some tiny gum skips, F - VF centering. Nice, fresh color, CAT as MNH singles: $52. $10.00 EST $20.00 $10.00
25 564 #564 - three MNH blocks of 4. Fresh color and F -VF centering. CAT as MNH singles, total $156. $50.00 EST $100.00 No Sale
26 564 #564 Perf 11, 12 cent President Cleveland, MNH top plate #19161 block of 6. Four of the stamps are VF centering, two are fine centering. A few perf separations in the top selvage. Fresh color - a very nice example of this issue. CAT $150. $40.00 EST $75.00 $44.00
27 576//611 Imperf Blocks, 1925 1 1/2 cent Harding, MNH, Cat $10.80. Two blocks 1923 2 cent Washington, catalog as pairs (one pair hinged, rest MNH) $21.75. Finally, a nice block of the 2 cent Harding of 1923, with a plate #; CAT as MNH pairs $46.00. Very nice, even borders all around. Total CAT is $78.55. $10.00 EST $20.00 $20.00
28 599A #599A Type II coil line pair. Average centering, used with no faults. CAT $225. $30.00 EST $70.00 $36.00
29 599A, 634A Dealer lot of 15 #599A (coil) singles and 45 #634A singles. Both type II re-engraved. All are used, nice condition, average to F - VF centering. CAT for the #599A is $11 each and #13.50 each for #634A. Mostly light to medium cancel. Total CAT is $772. Also included but not counted, are 16 mostly #634A (8 on paper and 8 poor to faulty). $60.00 EST $200.00 No Sale
30 599A, 634A 2 nice examples of #599A (coil singles) and 2 nice examples of #634A (both are type II re-engraved). Great condition, light cancels and F - VF centering. CAT for #599A is $11 each and $13.50 for #634A each. $12.00 EST $29.00 $20.00
31 599A, 634A Another Dealer lot of 15 #599A coil singles and 45 #634A singles. Both are type II re-engraved. All are used, nice condition, mostly light to medium cancels, and Average to F - VF centering. On approval cards. CAT on the #599A is $11 each, and $13.50 each for the #634A. Total CAT is $772. Also included but not counted in lot is a card with 17 type I, mostly #634. $60.00 EST $200.00 No Sale
32 604, 839 Scott #604 green 1 Franklin coil partial roll, MNH. Seven line pairs catalog at $7.00 each, 70 plain pairs catalog $1.40 each. BONUS! Six plain pair #839 green 1 Washington MNH cataloging at $0.60 each. CAT over $150. $20.00 EST $60.00 No Sale
33 634 2 Manila stock pages full of RED! Total 56 Plate Blocks of 2 cent reds, appears to be #634 with 11 X 10 1/2 perf, dark & lighter shades. Checked only a few. Generally Avg to F-VF centering, good condition. Face is $4.48. Any blocks better cat? $3.00 EST $5.00 $26.00
34 634A A selection of duplex canceled #634A. A block of four and a strip of three. Canceled from Blackfoot Idaho, Feb 25th and Feb 18th 1930. Catalog value on a #634A is $13.50 each, giving a total CAT of $94.50! $14.00 EST $36.00 $14.00
35 634A A selection of #634A, include a F - VF single w/light cancel; a pair of #634A w/duplex cancel; and a strip of 4 with 2 partial duplex cancels. The cancels are from Blackfoot, Idaho, Feb 25, 1930. CAT lists at $13.50 each. $20.00 EST $44.00 No Sale
36 634A A selection of 4 #634A stamps featuring a pair with duplex cancel from Blackfoot, Idaho on Feb 12, 1930; a single with a part of bi-plane cancel and a single very light cancel. The two singles are F - VF. CAT $13.50 each. $13.00 EST $26.00 $13.00
37 637//807 Mini collection of 1920's/30's Plate Blocks of four. There is a 1927 5 cent Roosevelt, a 1928 5 cent Aeronautics Conference, and four, 1, 1 1/2, 2, and 3 cent of the prexies. The 1 1/2 cent brown Martha is nicely centered; the rest F-VF, some may be considered closer to F. CAT $47.50. $5.00 EST $15.00 $19.00
38 649//C11 Six Blocks of 4, MNH, mid 1920's. Includes both the 2 cent and 5 cent Aeronautical Exhibition, plus the famous "Beacon" airmail, the 1929 Sullivan, The Battle of Fallen Timbers (Lookout! Timber!) and the Ohio River Canalization issues. Plate block # on last 2. CAT is $84.20. Most F - VF, one just F. $10.00 EST $15.00 $26.00
39 704 Full sheet of 100 #704 - cent Washington Bicentennial stamp, mint never hinged. Two small corner faults, some perf separations in the middle of the sheet. Catalog value for the plate block of four is $8.50 alone! $6.00 EST $20.00 $6.00
40 730//1311 13 MNH souvenir sheets, includes one each #730, 731 and 778; and two each #735, 750, 948, 1075 and 1311. Nice, post office fresh items. CAT $143.75. $40.00 EST $75.00 $40.00
41 806-807 1938 experimental EE (Electric Eye) plates, plate blocks of ten. Includes four different blocks of the 2 and two of the 3. 2005 Durland prices $137, 2007 Scott is $136. Partial block with damage of the 2 rotary press of 1926 thrown in. $20.00 EST $30.00 $24.00
42 842//C52 110+ used coil pairs - #842//C52. Some duplication. Includes a few coil line pairs. $2.00 EST $10.00 $7.00
43 1016 Great set for your Red Cross Topical Exhibit (Don't forget that the ATA show is less than a year away!) A full set of matched Plate Blocks (Plate #'s 24701, 24702, 24719, 24720, 24726) plus a matched pair of the "Red Plus" guide blocks. 22 Blocks in total, all MNH. $20.00 EST $30.00 $20.00
44 1053 #1053 $5.00 Hamilton upper left plate block of 4. MNH, F-VF centering. Post Office fresh - very nice! CAT $275. $40.00 EST $80.00 $110.00
45 1297//2005 20 Coil line pairs, all MNH. Includes pairs with lines and numbers of #1908 (#1, 3 of #5, #6) and #2005 (2 of #1, #2). Face value $5., CAT $39+ (estimated at 20% of that of a strip of 3). $5.00 EST $15.00 $7.00
46 2002Ac-2002b 8 sheets State Birds and Flowers. 7 are #2002Ac (pane of 50 perf 11x11) in 3 protective folders and 1 is #2002b (pane of 50 perf 10x11) in USPS item #801 envelope with a 16 page booklet for mounting the collection. CAT $225. $60.00 EST $140.00 $80.00
47 2002b USPS album for the Birds & Flowers issue of 1982. Beautiful 60 page book with dust cover in mint condition in original USPS box Includes a full sheet of #2002b. Original cost from the Post Office in 1982 was $17. $10.00 EST $20.00 $19.00
48 2002b USPS Album for the Birds & Flowers issue of 1982. Beautiful 60 page book with dust cover in mint condition in original USPS box. Includes a full sheet of #2002b. Original cost in 1982 from the Post Office was $17. $10.00 EST $20.00 $19.00
49   Over $400 face unused US Postage, 1 to 20 cent denominations - mostly 6 cent and 8 cent; and many stuck down. 1 large size envelope with full sheets, each stuck down partially to the glassine interleaving. 1 envelope contains half sheets, no gum. Balance blocks of 4 or more, or loose sheets, all stuck partially or more. Soaker's BARGAIN! Bonus! 42 blue airmail sheet envelopes, 13 and 15 cent denomination, partially stuck at flap. $50.00 EST $100.00 $75.00
50   Approx 400 #2 or 3 glassines each with 1 to several used US common from 1 cent to 11 cents stamps. Total est 1600 stamps. Definitives and commemoratives from 60's - 80's era; few earlier, few 40 cent seen, few air, postage due and precancels. Some numbered, Generally light to medium cancels; stamps appear to be in good condition. $4.00 EST $12.00 $10.00
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