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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PANAMA (222P & 222TC) 1921 LAND GATE 2c CARMINE & GREEN, CARD PROOF BLOCKS :: Two top margin plate proofs on card blocks of 6, one in carmine as issued, one in deep green. Fresh, very fine.
PHILIPPINES 1950s CIGARETTE TAX PAID, TRIAL COLOR PROOFS COMPLETE SET :: Scarce complete set of 24 trial color proofs, all different colors. Includes 12 proofs of the 20c value, and 12 proofs of 30c value. Position 8 from unique set of sheets of 9 st... (Click Title for More Details)
PORTUGAL #46//109 1870-94 SMALL SELECTION :: Seven stamps (two not counted in total cat value), includes (used, unless noted): #46 120r blue, unused, no gum, fine; #48 150r yellow, unused, OG, thin, pulled corner perf, otherwise fine; #49 240r pale v... (Click Title for More Details)
PORTUGAL #97-109 1894 PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR 5r-1000r, COMPLETE SET :: Complete set of 13, difficult to assemble. OG, previously hinged, 1000r high value disturbed and toned OG. Scarce and fine set.
PORTUGAL #132-46 1895 ST. ANTHONY 2½r-1000r, COMPLETE SET :: Complete USED set of 15, difficult to assemble. Fine to very fine.
ROMANIA #6 1858 COAT OF ARMS 40pa BLUE (x2) :: Unused and used examples: (1) unused, no gum, fresh color, large margins, very fine plus, cats $275 for OG; (2) used, light blue Jassy double circle postmark, margins large to ample, very fine, cats $225.
ROMANIA #9 1859 COAT OF ARMS 40pa BLUE :: Attractive used example, fresh color, light box cancel, large margins, extremely fine.
ROMANIA #15b 1862 COAT OF ARMS 3pa ORANGE YELLOW, TETE-BECHE STRIP :: Spectacular tete-beche strip of 4, with two slightly overlapping impressions and two very distinct shades. Original gum, previously hinged at top clear of design. Stamps fresh, MIN... (Click Title for More Details)
RUSSIA #4 1858 COAT OF ARMS 30k CARMINE & GREEN :: Attractive USED copy with signature & backstamp. Very fine.
RUSSIA #39 1884 COAT OF ARMS 3.50r BLACK & GRAY, WITHOUT THUNDERBOLTS :: Fresh, OG, light hinge, very fine.
RUSSIA #39 1884 COAT OF ARMS 3.50r BLACK & GRAY :: Well centered, very fine. Original gum, hinge remnant. 'EISOLD BPP' backstamp.
RUSSIA #40 1884 COAT OF ARMS 7r BLACK & ORANGE :: Original gum, previously hinged. Fine to very fine. 'EISOLD BPP' backstamp.
RUSSIA #1327a 1949 LENIN S/S :: Fresh, very fine, two strikes of Riga philatelic Exposition cancel.
RUSSIA #1327a 1949 LENIN S/S :: Fresh colors, bright paper, 1950 double circle cancel, very fine and attractive S/S.
RUSSIA #4602A 1978 COMMUNICATIONS EMBLEM 15k BLUE, SHEET :: Complete sheet of 100. Fresh, MINT never hinged, very fine.
RUSSIA #5541a-44a 1987 POLAR BEARS 5k-35k, WWF MINIATURE SHEETS :: Complete set of four (4) miniature sheets of 8. Popular issue shows Polar Bears in various poses with the WWF symbol. Selvage shows more WWF symbols at the corners & snowflakes. Fresh... (Click Title for More Details)
RUSSIA (6576//6941a) 2000-06 IMPERFORATE TRIAL COLORS :: Group of 21 different imperforate trial color multiples with wide variety of topical material. Includes Scott #6576, 6777a, 6785f (with guide marks) 6840, 6857a and 6941a. In addition there are... (Click Title for More Details)
RUSSIA #6634//6874 2001-04 IMPERFORATE TRIAL COLORS :: Group of 9 imperforate trial color multiples, includes Scott #6634 sheet of 4, #6678 sheet of 25, #6785f with guide lines, #6828 sheet of 6 with color bands, #6854 sheet of 3 with color bands, #6... (Click Title for More Details)
RUSSIA #C23a 1931 ZEPPELIN 50k GRAY BLUE, COLOR ERROR :: Well centered, used copy, extremely fine.
SAN MARINO #7, 7a 1877-90 COAT OF ARMS 10c ULTRA & 10c BLUE :: Both colors, both original gum, previously hinged. The Scott #7 1877 10c ultra, fine to very fine; and Scott #7a 1890 10c blue (photo), fine.
SAN MARINO #17 1877 COAT OF ARMS 40c VIOLET :: Just fine example, perfs touch at left, with bright, fresh color. Unused, no gum, hinge remnant.
SAN MARINO #17 1877 COAT OF ARMS 40c VIOLET :: Unused, no gum, fresh color, sound, fine.
SAN MARINO #134-38 1932 GENERAL POST OFFICE 20c-2.75L COMPLETE SET :: Complete set of 5. The 20c & 2.75L MINT never hinged, rest hinged. Sassone value for hinged set. Fine to very fine.
SAN MARINO #143-50 1932 GARIBALDI 10c-5L, COMPLETE SET :: Complete set of 8. Fresh, OG, previously hinged, very fine.
SAN MARINO #621 Var 1965 ROOKS ON CHESSBOARD, RED COLOR INVERTED ERROR :: Rare inverted red Rooks San Marino Europa error! MINT never hinged, very fine. Only one sheet of 40 stamps was printed with red Rooks inverted. It has been reported that four c... (Click Title for More Details)
SAUDI ARABIA #L22-23 1921 ½pi-1pi ON 1pa LILAC BROWN :: Set of 2. Fresh color, Scott L22, few nibbed perfs at right, otherwise very fine. Original gum, hinge remnants.
SPAIN #232-41 1878 ALFONSO XII 2c-10p, COMPLETE SET :: Complete set of 10. OG, previously hinged, key values signed Enzo Diena, fine, scarce set.
SPAIN #B64-73 1927 ALFONSO XIII SILVER JUBILEE 55c-10p, COMPLETE SET :: Complete set of 10. Fresh, MINT never hinged, triple signed Roig, fine to very fine.
SPAIN #C144 1953 SOROLLA 50p DARK VIOLET :: Well centered, MINT never hinged, very fine.
SPAIN #X5 1875 CARLIST ISSUE ½r ROSE, BLOCK :: Block of 4, with types I & II vertically se-tenant. Huge margins all around, original gum, hinge remnant, gum crease lower right, otherwise very fine block. CV for singles.
SWEDEN #4 1855 COAT OF ARMS 8s ORANGE :: Beautiful well centered, very fine example (dull yellow), with crisp 'STOCKHOLM 24.11 1857' cancel. 1993 Helena Obermuller Wilen cert notes creased corner perf that is barely visible.
SWEDEN #4 1855 COAT OF ARMS 8s ORANGE :: Westeras cds, good color, fine.
SWEDEN #37 1877 COAT OF ARMS 1rd BISTRE & BLUE :: Unused, regummed, fine.
SWEDEN #37 1877 COAT OF ARMS 1rd BISTRE & BLUE :: Fine appearing stamp of this scarce issue, gum loss and small hinge thins, 'attempted repair' noted in cert, refers to slight regumming. (2010 Sismondo Cert).
SWEDEN #197-211 1924 UPU CONGRESS 5o-5k :: Set of 15 (without watermarked 10o, complete per Facit). Fresh, original gum, previously hinged, fine to very fine.
SWEDEN #213-28 1924 UPU ANNIVERSARY 5o-5k :: Complete set of 16. MINT never hinged, except Scott #223 & 228 light hinge. Fine to very fine.
SWEDEN #213-28 1924 UPU ANNIVERSARY 5o-5k COMPLETE SET :: Complete set of 16, including watermarked 10o green. Fresh, fine to very fine. Original gum, previously hinged.
SWEDEN #229 1931 ROYAL PALACE 5k DARK GREEN :: Fresh, MINT never hinged, very fine.
SWEDEN #229 1931 ROYAL PALACE 5k DARK GREEN :: Gorgeous post office fresh, MINT never hinged. Very fine.
SWITZERLAND #2 1850 COAT OF ARMS 2½r BLACK & RED, RECONSTRUCTED BLOCK :: Reconstructed block of 4, positions (types) 10, 11, 18 & 19, from two horizontal pairs that have been rejoined and held together with small hinges. Used, each stamp struck with ... (Click Title for More Details)
SWITZERLAND #30 1855-57 HELVETIA 1fr LAVENDER BLACK THREAD :: Attractive used stamp, fresh color, good margins all around. Small thin at top, otherwise very fine. (2000 Marchand Swiss Cert).
SWITZERLAND #B80a NATIONAL DEFENSE FUND, BLOCK OF 4 S/S :: Fresh, very fine. Each souvenir sheet with two strikes of 11/25/36 Bern cds.
SWITZERLAND #B116 1941 CHARITY S/S :: Used souvenir sheet with 'FRASNACHT/24.11.42/(THURGAU)' cds. Very fine.
SWITZERLAND #B206 1951 PHILATELIC EXHIBITION S/S :: Fresh, MINT never hinged, very fine.
SWITZERLAND #C20a 1935 SURCHARGED 10c ON 15c DEEP & LIGHT GREEN, INVERTED SURCHARGE :: A fresh MINT never hinged copy of this INVERTED surcharge. A spectacular RARITY, makes for an incredible showpiece. An extremely fine GEM. Signed in pencil Raybaud... (Click Title for More Details)
TANNU TUVA (45-92, C1-18) 1934-36 COMPLETE SETS :: Seven complete sets: MINT never hinged Scott #45-52, 45a-52a, 54-60, 61-70 and C1-9; Used (CTO) #71-92 cheapest perfs and C10-18. Fresh, very fine.
TANNU TUVA #99-103 1938 INDEPENDENCE COLOR CHANGES 5k-30k :: Complete set of 5, MINT never hinged, very fine.
TANNU TUVA #120 COAT OF ARMS 25k SLATE BLUE, VERTICAL STRIP OF 5 :: Vertical strip of 5 (constituting a pane), fresh color, very fine. Unused, no gum as issued.
THAILAND #B18-23 1920 SCOUT'S FUND 2s-1t, BLOCKS & SINGLES :: Complete set of 6 with all but 5s in blocks of 4. OG, previously hinged, with toning, and four used singles of 5s. Fine to very fine centering.