Lot Number: 3409
Closing: 24 January 2017
- Guide price (GBP): 1500 - 1750
- Currency guide (USD): 1815 - 2118
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UNITED STATES - 1857-1939 VALUABLE MINT & USED COLLECTION presented (mostly in mounts) on a variety of album & stock pages. A delightful collection with much of interest, somewhat haphazardly presented with many valuable issues & higher denominations, Newspaper issues, Officials, strong Revenue ranges including several "SPECIMEN" opt's, good Airs, Dues, Fancy Cancels, plate blocks, Pre cancels, se-tenant issues, Postal Stationery & Covers ranges (inc Catapult Mail) & much more, mint & used examples sometimes together in the same mount & some spaces (of still to find issues) filled with additional "better" issues. For a flavour (used, unless stated otherwise) inc 1857-62 range to 24c, 1865 Newspaper 5c, 10c (x2, one with central Boston cds) & 25c, 1869 portrait & pictorial range to 15c with grill & 2c without grill, 1870-71 to 90c (x2), 1873 2c with "Kicking Mule" cancel, 1879 Postage Due set, 1890-93 to 30c, 1893 Columbian Expo set to 30c (x3) & 50c (x2), 1894-95 to $1 & dues to 50c, 1898 Mississippi Expo to 50c, 1901 Pan American Expo set, 1902-08 set to $1, 1904 St Louis Expo set (10c mint & used), strong definitive ranges thereafter to $1 plus extensive coil & perf variants, 1912-13 Parcel Post set to $1, 1917-19 range with most values to $2 &$5, 1918 Air set mint, 1923 Air set (8c & 16c are mint), 1929 Zeppelin "First Round the World" Flight card, 1933 50c Zeppelin mint and extensive ranges to the end of the period with a strong range of complete sets. A charming collection. (1000+ stamps, 15 sheetlets & 15+ covers/cards)