Nearly 3,000 lots of better USA and Worldwide stamps, covers, and box lots featuring a nice run of Classics through the Back of Book, including a great selection of EFOs, plate blocks, plus an incredible mint sheet holding, including a full set of the Louisiana Purchase sheets.
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CANAL ZONE #32c 1909 CORDOBA 2¢ PANES, BOOKLET ERROR, UNEXPLODED :: Error booklet (Canal Zone Study Group 32c.6) with four vertical format panes with salmon Style B Cover intended for the 25¢ booklet of 1¢ panes. Hinge remnant on reverse of cover, in... (Click Title for More Details)
CANAL ZONE #46 1915 MOUNT HOPE OVERPRINT 1¢ GREEN & BLACK, BLOCK :: Block of 4 of type III overprint. MINT never hinged, scarce thus, fresh and fine.
CANAL ZONE #71b 1924 FRANKLIN 1¢ GREEN, 'ZONE' INVERTED, BLOCK :: Block of 6 with second row, second stamp variety 'ZONE' of 'CANAL ZONE' inverted. OG, light hinge, natural straight edge at right, fine to very fine.
CANAL ZONE #86e 1926 ROOSEVELT 5¢ DARK BLUE, 'ZONE CANAL' OVERPRINT :: Only 90 of the reversed overprint issued. OG, very lightly hinged, natural straight edge at left, fine to very fine.
CANAL ZONE #86f 1926 ROOSEVELT 5¢ DARK BLUE, 'ZONE' ONLY :: Rare stamp, only 10 exist. Original gum, previously hinged, fine.
CUBA #220a 1898 5¢ ON 8m BLUE GREEN, INVERTED SURCHARGE :: Position 4, INVERTED surcharge. Fresh color ('small gum stains' noted on cert are non-existent), cds, fine. Small piece, from which the stamp has been removed, signed Bartels and others. (1982 PF Cert #114794).
DANISH WEST INDIES #2 1866 COAT OF ARMS 3¢ ROSE, MULTIPLE :: Fresh, MINT never hinged block of 12 (3x4). Margins large to just clear at bottom, a few small inclusions, very fine and scarce multiple.
DANISH WEST INDIES #2 1866 COAT OF ARMS 2¢ ROSE, BLOCK :: Choice top margin block of 4 showing paper maker's watermark in selvage. Lightly hinged in selvage, stamps MINT never hinged, large margins, fresh, extremely fine block.
GUAM #1 1899 FRANKLIN 1¢ DEEP GREEN, PLATE BLOCK :: Bottom plate & imprint block of 6 (plate #832). Dried part original gum, fresh color, very fine.
GUAM #5 1899 GRANT 5¢ BLUE, PLATE BLOCK :: A scarce WIDE bottom plate and imprint block of 6 (plate #834). Full, fresh original gum, lightly hinged. Very fine.
GUAM #9 1899 WEBSTER 10¢ BROWN, TYPE II (GRADED 70) :: Very scarce stamp. OG, previously hinged with small paper adhesions on reverse, fine to very fine. (2009 PF Graded Cert #471901 F70)
GUAM #E1SP 1900 SPECIAL DELIVERY 10¢ BLUE, SPECIAL PRINTING :: A very RARE Special Printing for the 1900 Paris Exposition, with Bartel's 'Special Surcharge' pencil notation on reverse and 'Tows' handstamp. Exceptional centering for this issue. Attrac... (Click Title for More Details)
GUAM #M1-2 GUARD MAIL 2¢ & 4¢ :: Set of 2. Both MINT never hinged, fine. (Each with 1983 PF Cert #122763-764).
GUAM #M2 1930 MCKINLEY 4¢ CARMINE GUARD MAIL, BLOCK :: Top right corner margin block of 4, bright and fresh. Stamps MINT never hinged with usual tropicalization, natural paper wrinkle lower right stamp, cat value for singles. Fine multiple.
HAWAII #8 1857 KAMEHAMEHA III 5¢ BLUE :: Tiny part red cancel at left, creases, deep thin shows through to face, otherwise fine appearance.
HAWAII #9 1861 KAMEHAMEHA III 5¢ BLUE, ON THIN BLUISH WOVE :: Useful example, unused, no gum, margins large to ample, fine to very fine.
HAWAII #53b 1893 RED PROVISIONAL OVERPRINT 1¢ PURPLE, NO PERIOD :: Fresh and bright, original gum, lightly hinged, fine.
PHILIPPINES #220 1901 LINCOLN 4¢ ORANGE BROWN :: Choice stamp, fresh, MINT never hinged, tiny, trivial paper inclusion upper left, still extremely fine. (1989 PF Cert #0150691).
PHILIPPINES #225 1901 MARSHALL $5 DARK GREEN, RED OVERPRINT :: Fresh color, good centering for this, part original gum, thins, 3mm tear at bottom, otherwise very fine.
PHILIPPINES #230SP 1904 LINCOLN 5¢ BLUE, SPECIAL PRINTING :: A scarce Department of Insular Affairs Special Printing. A MINT never hinged example, makes it even rarer! Exceptional centering, natural gum wrinkle noted on cert as a vertical crease. Ext... (Click Title for More Details)
PHILIPPINES #231 1903-04 GARFIELD 6¢ BROWNISH LAKE, OVERPRINTED :: Choice stamp, fresh, MINT never hinged, extremely fine.
PHILIPPINES #231 1903-04 GARFIELD 6¢ BROWNISH LAKE, OVERPRINTED :: Pristine example, MINT never hinged, extremely fine. (2005 PF Cert #427398).
PHILIPPINES #232 MARTHA WASHINGTON 8¢ VIOLET BLACK (JUMBO) :: Beautiful stamp, rich color on fresh white paper, MINT never hinged, extremely fine to superb. (2011 PF Cert #498793).
PHILIPPINES #237 1903 FARRAGUT $1 BLACK, RED OVERPRINT :: One toned perf tip top right, otherwise fresh, fine to very fine. Large part original gum, previously hinged.
PHILIPPINES #239 1904 MARSHALL $5 DARK GREEN, RED OVERPRINT, BLOCK :: Block of 4, fresh, original gum, lightly hinged, fine to very fine.
PHILIPPINES #239 1904 MARSHALL $5 DARK GREEN, RED OVERPRINT :: Attractive example, rich color, Manila cds, fine to very fine centering. Harsh PSE Cert states it has 'a small internal cancel penetration at bottom' and gives it a grade of 40 as a resul... (Click Title for More Details)
PHILIPPINES #251 1906 ARMS OF MANILA 1p ORANGE, BLOCK :: Block of 4, upper left stamp lightly hinged, other three MINT never hinged, fine to very fine.
PHILIPPINES #254 1906 ARMS OF MANILA 10p DARK GREEN :: Fresh, MINT never hinged, fine.
PHILIPPINES #J1-7 1899-1901 OVERPRINTED ON USA DUES J38-44 :: Complete set of 7. Original gum, previously hinged. The 50¢ (J5) small thin spot, otherwise fresh, fine to very fine set.
PHILIPPINES #237 var c.1906 FARRAGUT $1 BLACK, RED 'OB' OVERPRINT :: Handstamped official 'OB' overprint in red. Very RARE - see note in Scott Catalog at beginning of the Philippines Officials section. Original gum, lightly hinged. Very fine for this tough issue.
GREAT BRITAIN #1 1840 VICTORIA 1d BLACK :: Attractive four margin example, red Maltese cancel. Very fine. Plate position letters A-F.
GREAT BRITAIN #3 1841 VICTORIA PENNY RED WITH MALTESE CROSS & NUMERAL (1-12) :: Complete set of 12 different numerals (#1-12) in black Maltese Crosses on the Penny Red stamp. Different shades and light to heavy bluish paper. Stamps mostly have one ma... (Click Title for More Details)
GREAT BRITAIN #7 1854 VICTORIA 6d RED VIOLET EMBOSSED ISSUE :: Barred oval cancel, margins large, showing small part of adjacent stamp at left, to just in at bottom, small corner crease upper left, otherwise fine.
GREAT BRITAIN #22-25 1855-56 VICTORIA 4d ROSE, WHITE & BLUE PAPERS :: Four different stamps, all with typical fine centering (perfs in): Scott #22 short perfs, #23 horizontal crease, #24 pulled perfs, #25 sound.
GREAT BRITAIN #56 1880 VICTORIA 2sh PALE BROWN, PLATE 1 :: Scarce stamp, duplex cancel, perfs a bit blunted at top, typical fine centering.
GREAT BRITAIN #74 1878 VICTORIA 10sh SLATE :: Grid cancel, vertical paper wrinkles, very fine centering.
GREAT BRITAIN #90 1882-83 VICTORIA 5sh ROSE :: Fresh color, attractive 1883 Lombard Street duplex cancel, fine to very fine.
GREAT BRITAIN #90a 1882-83 VICTORIA 5sh ROSE, WHITE PAPER :: 1884 duplex cancel, tiny corner creases, very fine centering.
GREAT BRITAIN #91a 1882 VICTORIA 10sh SLATE, WHITE PAPER :: Very fine appearing, attractive diamond duplex cancel. Fresh color, small corner creases upper right and perf added bottom left.
GREAT BRITAIN #91a 1882 VICTORIA 10sh SLATE, WHITE PAPER :: Barred oval postmark, lightly soiled, light creases, very fine appearance.
GREAT BRITAIN #93 1882 VICTORIA £5 BRIGHT ORANGE, SPECIMEN :: Overprinted SPECIMEN (type 11), original gum, previously hinged, small faults, well centered.
GREAT BRITAIN #123 1888 VICTORIA £1 BROWN LILAC :: Watermarked three orbs, scarce and desirable stamp. Fresh color, two partial strikes of London cds, fine to very fine.
GREAT BRITAIN #130 1902-11 KING EDWARD VII 2d (192 COPIES) :: Large group of 192 USED copies of Scott #130, 130a, 130b, and 130c. Great for stock, color or cancel studies. Very few faults, most fine to very fine.
GREAT BRITAIN #241a var 1938 GEORGE VI 4d GRAY GREEN, IMPERF PAIR :: Imperforate horizontal pair with original gum. Four vertical black 'remainder' bars on face. Interesting item. Very fine centering, with vertical & horizontal creases on back.
GREAT BRITAIN #268 1948 GEORGE VI & ELIZABETH £1 DEEP CHALKY BLUE, COMPLETE SHEET :: Fresh, MINT never hinged £1 Silver Anniversary (SG #494), complete sheet of 20. Very fine.
OFFICES IN CHINA #17-27 1922-27 DEFINITIVES 1¢-$2 :: Complete set of 11 stamps. OG, many light hinge, fine to very fine.
OFFICES IN MOROCCO TANGIER (525v) 1948 GEORGE VI & ELIZABETH 2½p, OVERPRINT AT TOP :: Fresh MINT never hinged George VI Silver Wedding Anniversary with overprint at top. (See note in Gibbons after #256). Fine to very fine. (1949 Wallace Cert)
OFFICES IN TURKEY #6 1893 CONSTANTINOPLE PROVISIONAL 40pa ON ½d VERMILION :: Scarce stamp. OG, lightly hinged, very fine. (1980 RPS Cert #114955)
OFFICES IN TURKEY #25 1906 BEYROUT 1pi ON 2d GREEN & CARMINE :: Very scarce stamp. OG, hinge remnant, very fine.
ASCENSION #1-9 1922 GEORGE V ½d-3sh :: Complete set of 9. 1d & 3sh original gum, hinge remnants, others MINT never hinged. Fresh, very fine set. Cat values for hinged set, no premium added for NH.