The auction of 1507 lots. It will include the Wallace Rueckel collection of U.S. Possessions and the "Massachusetts" Worldwide Postal History Collection. The 1st section contains individual Foreign, then British Commonwealth and finishes with 500+ lots of U.S. Foreign individual highlights including Germany; and Italy. The 2nd session contains 700 U.S. and Worldwide Collections.
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Hawaii, Mint Collection. O.g. (few n.h.) on Scott pages, Bank Note and Provisional issues, incl. #30-52C (missing 49), 53-61 (61 block of 4 n.h.), 63-64, 72 and O1-O6, clean lot, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $2,700+ ... (Click Title for More Details)
Hawaii, Mint Stationery Lot. Good showing of issues, only missing the key items for completion, noted #UE1, UY1, UY2 (both folded) UX2a, incl. a few listed shades, clean lot, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $1,930. Estimate$500-600.
Palau, Mint Collection. N.h., in two Scott specialty albums, 1983-2000, nice run, appears virtually complete, strong in topical material. Cat. $1,700, very clean, Very Fine. Scott $1,700+. Estimate$200-250.
. O.g. to n.h. on Scott specialty pages (single lots came out of this collection), various overprints on U.S. issues to 50¢, 2 with certs., some long definitive sets, "Victory" h.s. incl. #474, 481 (cert.) and 483... (Click Title for More Details)
Puerto Rico, Mint Collection. O.g. (few n.h. incl. 10¢), consists of #210-216 and J1-J3, fresh colors, generally Fine to Very Fine. Scott $323+. Estimate$100-120.
Ryukyus, Mint Collection. N.h. or l.h. on Scott pages, mix of 1st and 2nd printings on first issue, then only missing #17 and 220 for completion, plus a few souvenir sheets, C1-C3 n.h., clean lot, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $1,176 (Owne... (Click Title for More Details)
. Several hundred mint cards with duplication, plus small group of First Days and interesting group of town cancels on piece (identified), worth a look, Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$900-1,000.
. Few hundred singles, blocks, sheetlets and inscription blocks in glassines, noted a few printing varieties, scattered used, duplication, nice lot for retail, Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$400-500.
United Nations, Never Hinged Collection. N.h., plate block group, mostly complete to 1960's in 1 album, and 2 other albums with general collection incl. Scott #38, also unopened envelopes with new issues, Very Fine. Estimate$250-350.
. Many hundreds of n.h. singles and sheetlets in 2 albums, incl. Offices, #38 with First Day cancel, plus hundreds of cacheted and unaddressed First Day's, clean lot, high face, Very Fine. Estimate$250-350.
. Hundreds in full banker box, mostly earlier time period but some recent, minor dupl., addressed, unaddressed, clean, Very Fine. Estimate$100-150.
United Nations, Mint Collection. Hundred of o.g. in album to 1999 (#38 used), plus 1059 unaddressed and 383 addressed, cacheted First Day's, plus souvenir cards and some stationery, filling 3 banker boxes, Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$150-200.
United Nations, Never Hinged Collection. N.h. 1951 to 1991 in 2 White Ace albums (no #38), plus a couple hundred First Day's and some commercial mail related to the U.N., generally Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$100-150.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . 40 covers in binder, noted #5L1, 3 singles on cover to New York, various Blood's covers incl. 15L14 and 15L16 with #11 (4), 136L9, 136L14 with 3¢, interesting group, mixed condition. Estimate$600-800.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Wonderful array of over 120 items housed in a Scott binder incl. FD's (incl. #730-31), event covers and postcards, featuring Farley signed cover to Claude A. Swanson Secretary of the Navy, others... (Click Title for More Details)
U.S. Postal History Collections, . 10 used covers, incl. Walcott #W90, L755 and L2354, 4 with contents, nice group, generally Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$400-500.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Couple hundred 19th and 20th Century, regular issues, commemoratives, Bank Notes, early FD's, advertising postal cards, flights, postcards, better cancels incl. expo's, California, railroad, also a s... (Click Title for More Details)
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Banker box filled with varied assortment of commercial mail, First Day's and a small box containing approximately two hundred 20th Century incl. railway mail, Expo and small town cancels, registered pack... (Click Title for More Details)
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Small collection of 2 Confederate, 17 Union, plus 24 unused patriotic envelopes, used in mixed condition, unused consist of nice quality with better cachets incl. Magnus, etc., Fine. Estimate$300-400.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . 130 from stampless to about 1870, few better stamps, DPO's, advertising corner cards, etc., generally Fine. Estimate$300-400.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Few hundred, about ½ postcards and ½ covers, noted couple catapult items, few space related, cover book with earlier First Day's, couple mint Hawaii stationery pieces, early airplane postca... (Click Title for More Details)
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Collection of 331 different in 2 albums, 1920's to 1970's, mostly CAM's, few FAM's, air tours, races, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$200-300.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . About 80 in small box, noted a couple Blood's locals, advertising, "free" frankings, censored, registered, few early flights, 19th Century, virtually all commercial, nice group, generally Fine. Estimate$200-300.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Clean assortment. mostly 20th Century covers, postcards and misc. items, nice produce merchant ad cover and billhead, some better FD's, postcards and various war ration books, Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$150-200.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . 2 banker boxes filled with more than 1,000 ranging from stampless and First Days to Exposition postcards and Presidential Medals covers, generally Fine. Estimate$100-150.
U.S. Postal History Collections, . Several hundred in half full banker box, mostly early to mid 20th Century commercial mail, noted registered and other auxiliary markings, commemoratives, foreign destinations, many selected for something int... (Click Title for More Details)
in 45 Boxes. Tens of thousands mostly unsorted and removed from binders (some remain) culled from a couple hundred boxes, no heavy dupl., mostly common cachets but better scattered, period mostly 1940's to fairly recent, addresse... (Click Title for More Details)
et Stock. Hundreds in sleeves and priced, 1994 to 2006, minor dupl., owners retail $19,000+, lovely group, ready for retail, worth a look, Very Fine. Estimate$3,500-4,000.
U.S. Cachet and F.D. Cover Collections, 1920's To 1947 Accumulation. Many thousand of mostly covers in 6 boxes, some events, large majority cacheted and addressed, good variety of issues with minor duplication, noted #614-616, 622-623, fe... (Click Title for More Details)
ural. Consists of FDR 1937 (6), 1941 (22), 1945 (14), Truman 1945 (6) and 1949 (6), all cacheted and unaddressed, plus 48 Wiley Post 1931 round-the-world commemorative covers and 42 Amelia Earhart Jul 2... (Click Title for More Details)
. Thousands in 6 full banker boxes, virtually all cacheted and unaddressed, sleeved and priced, majority Artcraft or Artmaster, but noted Fleetwood, Gram, Colorano, House of Farnam and Cachet Craft, clean lot, ready for retail, Fine to Very F... (Click Title for More Details)
. 154 from #855//3519, many better cachets incl. 855-63 (1st Marsella cat $350), handpainted, etc., even a few baseball cards, generally Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$800-1,000.
tion. 100+ in album, catalog values to $125 each, nice selection, Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$800-1,200.
ion. 800+ in 6 albums, cachets incl. House of Farnam, Ken Boll, Fluegel, Crosby, Smartcraft, Anderson, Ioor, Grandy, etc., does not incl. Famous Americans, Overrun Nations, FDR Memorial, or military issues, generally Fine to Very Fine. Estimate$1,000-1,200.
ion. 1500+ in 12 bulging albums, better cachets incl. Colorano, Dynamite, Cachet Craft, Pugh, House of Farnam, etc., Very Fine. Estimate$750-1,000.
ion. 1850+ in 15 albums with many better cachets such as Gill Craft, House of Farnam, KMC Venture, Marg presentation sheets, Colorano, Pugh, etc., Very Fine. Estimate$750-1,000.