OSS 2007 Auction Catalog

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LOT#  CAT# ABBR. DESCRIPTION  StartBid CV/EST VALUE FINAL
United States Stamps
51   2700+ Mint and used issues. Primarily 20th century with a few earlier. Lot includes some Xmas seals (not included in the total count). Commemorative, definitive, and air mail issues Wide variety with duplication. $12.00 EST $30.00 $30.00
52   A great postage lot of mostly 1 cent to 6 cent stamps, mostly in blocks, from the 1930's through the 1960's. There are many Army - Navy, Famous Americans, purples, and colorful post-war issues. These lower denominations are good for bringing your older postage up to current rates, or to make-up other rates. Face $43.89 (no gum stamps not counted). Well worth a bid. $25.00 EST $37.00 $46.00
53    U.S. Postage/Collectable stamps; great variety and quantity. Mostly Commemoratives. 15 denominations, from 1 to 15 cents, mostly in blocks of 4 to 8. Largest quantities are: $46. in .08; $45. in .13; $93. in .15. Collect some; Sell some; and Mail some. List in box. $145.00 EST $225.00 $170.00
54   Group of Mint Washington/Franklin imperforates. Mostly blocks of 4, MNH and hinged as follows: SC. #343 B4 with plate number and partial imprint, hinged and gum skips in the margin; #343 B4 w/line MNH; #343 B4 MNH; #383 B4 hinged; #408 B4 MNH; #408 B4 w/line MNH and gum skips;#408 B4 w/line hinged; #409 B4 MNH & gum skips; #481 B4 w/line MNH; #481 B4 w/line hinged; #482 B4 MNH; #482 B4 w/line hinged; #482 B4 w/sheet margin MNH; #575 B4 w/line hinged & gum skips; #575 B4 with plate number hinged; and #577 horiz. Pair MNH. CAT total is $165. $20.00 EST $50.00 $70.00
55   Mint postage lot. Face value of $159. Denominations are 3, 20, 29, 32, 33, 34 and 37 cents. The majority are 32's and 33's. Housed in a nice cigar box. $120.00 EST $150.00 $130.00
56   Cheap Postage ! 48 sheets assorted subjects; 6, 8, 10 and 15 cent denominations. Glassine interleaved. Appears to be all different. Good condition. Face Value $204. Can have 4 stamps to the 41 cent rate (8-8-10-15). $100.00 EST $130.00 $170.00
57   Collection remainder. Thousands Christmas Seals and Commercial redemption stamps (1920 - 1950's). Thousands cut squares - regular and air mail envelopes, postal cards and some precancels. Several hundred sorted 1922 - 32 definitives. Thousands partially identified and sorted Washington and Franklin heads. A few on paper. Hours and hours of sorting fun in this lot. $10.00 EST $20.00 $50.00
58   Several MNH commemorative sheets and blocks, and a great Northwest interest cover. 1. 1981 issue 20 cent State Birds and Flowers (50 stamp se-tenant). Cat $27.50. 2. 1987 issue 22 cent American Wildlife (50 stamp se-tenant). Cat. $50. 3. 1991 issue 29 cent Minerals USA, 4 different se-tenant, 40 stamp sheet. Cat. $24. 4. 1992 issue 29 cent Olympics, 5 different se-tenant 35 stamp sheet. $10.15 face. 5. 1994 Cranes 29 cent, 2 different se-tenant, 20 stamp sheet. $14.50. 6. 1993 Scuba Diver and coral 29 cent, 4 different se-tenant, 24 stamp sheet. Cat. $16. 7. 3 Booklet panes, 29 cent shield and eagle (17 stamps); 29 cent flag (8); 29 cent zoo animals (5). Total CAT booklets: $20. Overall total CAT $162, face value $73. These are all desirable and popular issues. NOTE: 1992 Clackamas Town Center, Olympic Station, 29 cent Olympic commemorative 5 winter activities, including Ice skating, stamps on Cover (Where did Tonya Harding Train?) $60.00 EST $100.00 $60.00
59   6 cents denomination Postage, commemoratives, mostly Christmas. Approximately half are two by five stamp long strip blocks with plate block #'s and mail early, zip code slogan selvage. Another big bunch are two by eight stamp blocks with four color plate block #'s. Included are 34 blocks of eight se-tenant Scott #'s 1415 - 1418, Christmas 1970 toy models, with selvage plate block #'s, catalog $3.00 each. Good condition, except definite curl. Face Value: $125.58; plate block catalog value in hundreds. At the very least, the toy stamps would excite some children receiving gifts mailed with a bunch of these stamps. $50.00 EST $80.00 $75.00
60   About $113 face value mint U.S. issues, 1/2 cent to 10 cent denominations, 1920's to 1960's, commemoratives and definitives. Many MNH plate blocks. Includes prexy and air mail issues. $70.00 EST $120.00 $80.00
61   Here's the one you've been waiting for! The mother of all postage lots. Not a lot of face value ($24ish), but it's mostly older than the typical postage lot. Plenty of 2 commemoratives, it's even got some 10 Special Deliveries! $16.00 EST $30.00 $60.00
62   A deluxe stock book over 650 U.S. stamps. Most are precancels including some BOB items. Some are perfins. Mostly Bureau precancels with a few locals. Mostly from large towns. $10.00 EST $20.00 $20.00
63   14 U.S. Postal Service Mint Year Sets, 1973//83. Most in original envelope. Four sets are duplicates. Eleven sets have the Hagner stock page in the souvenir folder, stamps are in a cellophane sealed bag. Note some appear stuck down and some edge mildew. $12.00 EST $28.00 $12.00
64   Good Postage Lot of 29 sheets, 2 to 22 cent denomination. Total face is $195. Sheets interleaved and stamps in good condition. Can use (2) 22 cent stamps to make a fast 41 cent rate (you will only be wasting 1/2 cent not 1). Note 1 sheet of Sc. #2223a containing se-tenant blocks of 4 polar explorers 22 cent stamps, catalog $2.75 for a block of 4. $100.00 EST $140.00 $140.00
65   5 and 8 denomination postage in 4-8 stamp blocks. Various subjects, face value $23.90. $10.00 EST $17.00 $16.00
66   4 lbs of used US stamps off paper. Washington - Franklin issues up to the 1960's. Noted some better items: National Parks, Overrun Countries, and Famous Americans to the 10 cent denomination. Commemoratives, airmails, BOB and definitives to the $1. denomination. Quantity estimated at about 30,000 stamps. $15.00 EST $50.00 $55.00
67   More than 500 used US stamps in glassines, 19th and 20th Century issues, with duplication. Somewhat common, but includes some precancels, Washington Bicentennial series and Washington - Franklin Heads. Also includes a few better items like a set of National Parks, Overrun Countries, Parcel Post, some Columbians including several "Broken Hat" varieties and several #40/s (5 average and 1 F - VF.) $4.00 EST $10.00 $13.00
68   2 1/2 lbs of used U.S. stamps off paper. Washington - Franklin issues up to the 1960's. Noted some better items: National Parks, Overrun Countries and Famous Americans to 10 cent denomination. Commemoratives, air mails, BOB and definitives to $1 denomination. Quantity estimated at more than 15,000. $10.00 EST $30.00 $34.00
69   Seven USPS mint year sets: 1972, 1974 - 7, 1981 - 2; in original envelopes - stamps were never mounted in the folders. Also four full mint sheets: #2724 - 30 (1), #1912 - 9 (2) and #2286 - 2335 (1). Total Face Value mint sets and sheets is $59. Sheets are se-tenant, very desirable subjects: 18 cent space, 20 cent birds and 29 cent Rock and Roll. $50.00 EST $80.00 No Sale
70   Small box, LARGE value! Stamps for postage, face value of $233.00. 15 denominations, 1 to 15 in blocks of four to eight with a few loose singles. List in box. Shipping or other various rates mailings? Don't overpay, use these to make the penny amounts fit. $100.00 EST $175.00 $150.00
71   About 3200 used stamps in seven lighthouse style ( but different size) stock books. 19th and 20th century issues - commemoratives, definitives and BOB. Includes some higher denomination priority mail stamps. Also # 572 - 3, $2 & $5 denominations of the 1922 - 25 series. Duplication, a good amount of useful material. $40.00 EST $80.00 $70.00
72   Cigar box with 10 denomination, 4-10 stamp blocks, postage. Some subjects are Bicentennial Era, Skylab and Mineral Heritage. Face value $152.20. $75.00 EST $100.00 $95.00
73   3 lbs of U.S. definitive issues on paper from the 1950's to present. Unsearched for varieties. $4.00 EST $12.00 $4.00
74   30 mint sheets - all different. Mostly 32, 33, 34 and 37 cent denominations. Includes a complete set of Celebrate the Century sheets in original cellophane packaging. Face value $165. $150.00 EST $200.00 $150.00
75   375+ higher denomination ($1 - $13.65) definitives, priority and express mail stamps. All used - #571//3648 , catalog values to $10 each. Most are off paper. Also 75+ used stamps of the 34 and 37 cent Greetings series (#3561 - 610 & #3696 - 745). Plus a used set of the Wildflower series #2647 - 96. On manila stock sheets in a three ring binder. $15.00 EST $40.00 $60.00
76   Approx. 250 used stamps from Scott 600 to 800 range of numbers. Up to 10 duplicates each, mostly 2 - 4. These stamps were selected for centering and good condition, and for interesting or clear or better appearance postmarks. On 2 Vario and 1 hagner stock sheets. Note: Plus 1 top of sheet strip of 10, plate block with 2 numbers, the 2 cent 1931 Yorktown. $8.00 EST $16.00 $16.00
77   18 Manila stock pages in black binder filled with approximately 1500 used stamps, mostly issues in Scott 600, 700 and some 800 # range. Some earlier, some air, and few special delivery. Many duplicates. $15.00 EST $40.00 $20.00
78   38 mint sheets, 29 cent, 32 cent and 33 cent denominations. Face value $211.78. $180.00 EST $250.00 $180.00
79   U.S. MNH plate blocks, blocks and singles, face value $65.29. Majority are plate blocks in mounts on White Ace pages, few blocks in mounts on pages, in two 3- ring binders. Some singles in envelope. There are commemoratives, definitives, and airmail issues. Includes a plate block of #C46 (CAT $22.50) 816, 820, 830 (CAT $15), 1048(CAT 4.75), 1049(CAT $4), l050(CAT $7.50), 1051(CAT $7), 1052(CAT $19) and others. Keep some, trade or sell some, use rest on your mail. Well worth a bid. $55.00 EST $80.00 $65.00
United States Collections
80 26//2967 500+ mostly MNH issues from #26 to #2967, in mounts on Scott pages in a Specialty (rectangle posts) album. Includes some used, such as a complete set of #551 - 573. Also 14 MNH PNC strips of 3 and 5 MNH PNC pairs. Face value of the many premium items is over $100. Worth a closer look - a lot of useful material in this neat collection. $100.00 EST $200.00 $140.00
81 498 // E14 A lightly used Scott Minuteman Album (1975 with supplements to 1982). About 225 mint stamps in mounts - #498 // E14. Includes extra blank pages and pages for U.N. stamps (pages not used). A nice starter album in very good condition. $10.00 EST $25.00 $20.00
82   A substantial US collection with over 500 MNH, unused and used issues. Includes Columbians to the10 cent denomination and several early complete sets. Mounted on Scott pages in a National Album (rectangle posts). Pages up to 1977. Mostly older issues - not many recent stamps. Many pages with empty mounts ready to be filled. A very nice collection to build upon. $100.00 EST $150.00 $100.00
83   4 reference booklets with used stamps by the Tatham Stamp & Coin Co. - 1938 to 1941. One explains the types of 1 and 2 cent issues of 1890 and 1898, and includes 18 nice examples, especially #220a and 220c Another booklet shows the 7 types of the 2 cent Washington Heads (A-140s), and includes 9 examples, especially a #454 and a no gum #526. A third booklet shows the Broken Hat and Broken Frame lines of the 2 cent Columbian, with examples of each and a normal one, #231. The last booklet contains color reproductions of the 14 stamps of the Confederate States of America. $8.00 EST $18.00 $40.00
84   Very nice US collection of several thousand used stamps on American Heirloom Collection pages by Mystic Stamp Co. with supplements to 2000. In 2 padded, green cover, "D" ring American Heirloom binders, plus an additional 1 1/2" binder with supplements. Some stamps before 1945, including a variety of Washington - Franklin issues. From 1945 to 2000 it is about 90 - 95% complete. Includes definitives to the $5 denomination, many complete se-tenent issues and some priority mail stamps. The uncrowded Mystic pages with annotations about the issues make for an impressive presentation of the collection. Also includes a 4th binder with excess pages and 4 double sided Vario stock pages full of stamps. This 4th binder appears to contain mostly duplicates. A valuable bonus is the 27th edition of the "Postal Service Guide to US Stamps" containing information, prices, and Scott numbers for stamps from 1847 to 1999, and info on year 2000 issues. $40.00 EST $80.00 $70.00
85   A Scott Minuteman album with about 1400 different used stamps from the bank note issues to the 1980's. There is a nice group of Washington-Franklins- a few of the coils are questionable. Collection includes a number of full series to the $5 values (including #573, 1053, 1295 and 1612). Also includes a few back of the book - 7 nice used duck stamps and a few airmail issues. This lot also contains several dozen glassines and 3 circuit books with about 1400 US stamps. $36.00 EST $75.00 $42.00
86   Scott National Postage Stamp Album with 350+ mostly used stamps. A nearly mint album - just slightly used - with pages to 1949. Stamps are mostly common with a number of precancels. There is a nice used copy of #290. Includes a few BOB items. $20.00 EST $40.00 $36.00
United States Covers
87 645//C12 * Dealer Lot of 422 mostly uncacheted FDCs of 1920's - 1930's. Includes: (5) #645, (29) #651, (47) #654, (135) #657, (10) #680, (59) #681, (21) #682, (20) #683, (70) #684, (24) #C12. TOTAL Catalog Value $2600 plus. Included but not counted are (12) #651 with RPO non FDC cancels and (26) #1041 with 2nd day cancels. $40.00 EST $100.00 $40.00
88 803//842 * 134 Presidential Series FDCs. Two sets matched, typed address, Pavois cacheted covers - #803 - 31, 29 covers each. 30 IOOR cacheted covers - 5 sets of 803 - 8. 30 Espenshade cacheted covers - 5 sets of 803 - 8. Plus another 16 Pavois cacheted covers of the vertical coils (839 - 42) and booklet panes (804b, 806b). A nice clean lot, no heavy toning, some light edge wear. Catalog Value $1030. $20.00 EST $80.00 $44.00
89 803-831 * 1938 Presidential Series set of FDCs, to 50 values. Matched typed address set with Pavois cachets. A nice clean set. 19-25 are marked Special Delivery. 30-50 are registered covers with appropriate backstamps. CAT $171. $10.00 EST $40.00 $22.00
90 2183//2243 * Gorgeous! Two Binders with 111 "Golden Replicas of United States Stamps," and "proof replicas on a gleaming surface of 22kt gold." Absolutely stunning 7 1/2" premium cream colored FDCs with 1st Day Cancel on stamp with corresponding cachet in 22kt gold, by Postal Commemorative Society. Anyone, stamp collector or not, may appreciate the artistic value here. Dates run October 1984 to October 1986 and includes definitive, commemorative, se-tenent and booklet pane issues. Note that 1 of the binders contains a complete set of 36 FDCs for the 1986 AMERIPEX PRESIDENTIAL SERIES issued in 4 sheets, Scott # 2216 - 19. Also includes original information card for each stamp used. $20.00 EST $65.00 No Sale
91 447 * Scott #447 flat plate press perf 10 vertical coil on a 1928 first flight cover. AAMS #26N6a National Parks Airways from Salt Lake City Utah to Pocatello Idaho. Specially printed #10 envelope with rubber stamped flight cachet. Cover is neatly opened at the top. Stamp is just Fine centering, upper two right perfs are clipped short. Catalog value on cover is $57.50, but a late usage. $5.00 EST $15.00 $5.00
92 C11, C12 * 13 different first flight covers from 1928 to 1931. These are franked with #C11's with different engraver's initials on the selvage. Six covers are franked with the #C11 "open door" variety air mail stamp. And four are franked with #C12 plate number singles. Nice items for the specialist or dealer. $12.00 EST $25.00 $36.00
93 UX7 * One Postal Card, 1881 Scott #UX7, one cent black on buff stock. Catalog $70, Mint, good condition except slight straight edge clip on bottom right corner. (corners are normally rounded.) $12.00 EST $25.00 No Sale
94   * Over 200 U.S. covers. Many commemoratives, good cancels, keep as covers or soakers. Throw a few faint or pen cancels away. In nice recipe box. Noticed some less common cancels such as Wiseman AL 1939, Coloma CA, Sublimity OR, and others. Also some 1st Day cancels such as Niagara Falls Bridge 1948. And some APO boxes, as well as an Antarctic one. $10.00 EST $35.00 $10.00
95   * Dealer lot of 437 first flight and air mail exposition covers. About 100 different early CAM routes #8, 9, 12, 16, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33 and 34. Franked mostly with Scott #C11's and C12's. 27 covers are from the 1928 Chicago International Aeronautical Exposition (includes duplicates). Nice clean covers in good condition - some edge wear, but no moderate or heavy toning. $150.00 EST $300.00 $150.00
96   * GO GREEN BAY PACKERS! 22 1st day covers including 2 #10 custom G.B.P. covers. Total 18 different plus few duplicates. $5.00 EST $10.00 $15.00
97   * 475+ uncacheted, addressed FDCs from the 1930's to 1970's - includes commemorative, se-tenent, coil, booklet pane, air mail and definitive issues to the $2 denomination. PLUS approximately 250 unaddressed covers from Detroit, Oregon; all are 2nd day uncacheted FDCs. Good variety, many different city postmarks, some duplication. $10.00 EST $20.00 $17.00
98   * 15 Postcards and covers, and 6 envelopes with approx. 300 stamps off/on paper. Appears to be common. $3.00 EST $7.00 $5.00
99   * 110+ Covers. Many U.S. FDCs including a set with gold on silver coins from the US Mint. Includes a number of blank USPS envelopes intended for the FDC of 7/1/71 (Sc. #1396). Also includes a few recent foreign covers. $7.00 EST $15.00 $10.00
100   * 22 FDCs - 1928 to 1939, except 1 is 1951. 13 have cachets, and all are addressed. All are size 6 1/2" or less. Includes a nice #855 baseball FDC with House of Farnam cachet. A Special Delivery with 3 #744 5 cent postage has a rubber stamp "Fee Claimed by Office of First Address". $5.00 EST $10.00 $9.00
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