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35 Chestnut Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
Phone (630) 794-9900
Fax (630) 794-9958
Welcome to the 421st Public Auction
With the summer starting to wind down we can start thinking about stamps again. The August auction is a great presentation of 683 United States and Worldwide singles and sets with better areas like Australia, Canada, France and Colonies, Germany and Areas, Greece, Italy and Areas, New Zealand, and Switzerland. The collection section includes over 700 lots with nice sections of United States, Topicals, Canada, China, France and Areas, Germany and Areas, British Colonies, and a large section of Worldwide. We have been exploring the possibility of expanding our market reach to include other types of collectibles while concentrating on stamps and related areas. We started with coins a number of years ago. In the this auction you will find over 125 lots of model railroad trains and related areas, a collection of over 1,100 arrowheads and other worked stone points, autographs, engraved prints, an antique weapon, and a beautiful Zeppelin pocket watch.
Bidding: Bids will be accepted by mail, fax, e-mail, phone, or from our website until 6:00 p.m. (CST) on Friday, August 23rd. Bidding then will be closed to mail, fax, e-mail, phone, and our website. Bidding will resume as per the schedule below at the auction location. There is no live internet or phone bidding the day of the auction.
Starting Bids: Starting bids will be posted on our website and updated through Thursday, August 22nd. There will be no updates the day of the auction.
Viewing of Lots: Lots will be available for viewing in our auction gallery at 35 Chestnut Ave. as follows: Saturday, August 16th, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, August 18th-20th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday-Friday, August 21st-22nd, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, August 23rd (the day of the auction), 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Note that only second session lots (684-1,398) can be viewed the day of the auction. The office will close from 12:00-12:45p.m. every day for lunch. There will be no lot viewing during this time.
Questions Concerning Lots: If you have any questions regarding further information about any lot, please contact our office no earlier than August 13th but no later than August 20th exclusively. Requests for additional scans of lots are respectfully declined.
Auction Location: The Rasdale Stamp Company Auction Gallery, 35 Chestnut Ave., Westmont, IL 60559-1127.
Shipping: It is our policy to ship out winning bidders known to us within five business days. However, due to the holiday shortened week following the auction there might be delays to some customers.
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