RASDALE STAMP COMPANY Family Owned & Operated Since 1932

Current Auction

Public Auction #436

Please Note: Starting this auction the Pre-Auction Bidding has been changed to 6:00 from 7:00 (EDT). The first session presents 528 lots and is highlighted by the “Mountain Stamp Store” from Colorado (the last full-time stamp store to close in Colorado and the neighboring states) stock. The stock was shipped on two pallets. In addition, we are proud to offer “The Mountainside Estate” from Montana which was loaded onto three pallets. Finally, you will find a Michigan Bank holding of stamps and coins. The second session contains 773 lots of well-balanced United States and Worldwide singles and sets plus a unique submission of 87 lots of Postal Currency from a long time lady customer from Michigan. We are excited to put forward from “The Prairie State” holding of over 100 Zeppelin flight covers where the second installment will be sold in our August 18-19, 2018 Public Auction. As always, we encourage you to use our digital platform using the “Rasdale Live Auction” feature. For more information and a ten-minute tutorial on how to use the feature, please contact Kim at (630) 794-9900.

Pre-Auction Bidding: Bids will be accepted by mail, fax, email and phone until 6:00pm (EDT) on Friday, May 18th.

Rasdale Live Auction Bidding: Live bidding takes place at 10:00am (EDT) on Saturday, May 19th for Session One and Sunday, May 20th for Session Two. Phone bidding is not available.

Opening Bids: Opening bids will be posted on our website and updated until Friday, May 18th.

Viewing of Lots: Lots will be available for viewing in our auction gallery at 35 Chestnut Ave. as follows: Saturday, May 12th from 9:00am to 4:00pm; Monday-Friday, May 14th-18th from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

The office will close from 12:00pm to 12:45pm (CST) every day for lunch.

Questions Concerning Lots: If you have any questions regarding further information on any lot, please contact our office no sooner than May 7th but no later than May 16th and we will be pleased to assist you. Requests for additional scans on any lots are respectfully declined.

Auction Location: Rasdale Auction Gallery, 37 Chestnut Ave., Westmont, IL 60559

Descriptions and Abbreviations

Extremely Fine: highest quality in all respects. Very Fine: significantly better than normal. Fine: Perforations clear of design on 20th Century issues but may cut slightly on 19th Century issues. Fair: off centered or lacking freshness. All defects specifically mentioned. Except where noted otherwise, the values listed are the most recent Scott Catalog values. The “nh” premiums have been used, also the values listed for stamps without gum. Note that accumulations of mixed condition can be expected to contain some items without gum and or faults.

Bidding Intervals

Auction Agent

Charles Cwiakala
1527 S. Fairview Ave.
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Phone/Fax: 847-823-8747
Email: CECwiakala@aol.com

2018 Auction Schedule

Unused w/o Gum or Regum
Coins or Currency