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Public Auction #435

Click here for pre-auction bidding, ended February 16, 2018 at 7:00pm (New York time)
Click here for live auction, takes place February 17-18, 2018 at 10:00 AM (New York time)
Bids updated February 16, 2018 at 7:13pm (New York time)

POSTAGE — United States
21***Remainder of the US postage part of the Lake Zurich hoard in two of our largest cartons. Mixed condition all scrap with no full sheets included. From 1 cent through 44 cents face. Mainly full gum and useable. Some stuck down and no gum not counted in the estimate of face. Includes plate blocks, self stick, partial coil rolls and booklets, year sets (a couple dozen), stockbooks, and just plain old glassines of unsorted scrap. Not much collector value, but at least the estimate of total face is close to a viable amount for recount.Cat. Value: Face 3650.00
Price Realized: $1,800.00
22***Postage in two pizza size boxes. Sorted by denomination groups of 100 in glassines of the same denomination and in counted bags of $100 face. No postage due, special delivery, fractionals or any other difficult to use postage types. Counted carefully by the heirs of a large estate. Easy to verify total in clean ready to use plate block and plate strips of mainly 10 cent through 41 cents face per stamp. Offered appropriately.Cat. Value: Face 3555.00
Price Realized: $1,900.00
23***All the useable postage found in an estate then taken back and counted by the owners. No fractionals, postage dues or any other unusable. Compact in two pizza size boxes filled with self stick and even over $900 face in "higher values". Mostly 20 cents face and up with just a few under. Many are sorted by denomination. No forever stamps. Owners careful count of over $3,461.00 appears correct to us. Ready to go with lots of se-tenant blocks. Useful.Cat. Value: Face 3450.00
Price Realized: $2,000.00
24**All the mint US sheets and booklets from the Lake Zurich hoard. At least $3,450.00 face. Includes "Legends of the West " recalled sheet and Looney Toons imperfs along with a few forever values. Lots of former premium items (Overrun Countries, etc.) now mainly relegated to the face bin. Mixed condition from storage. Perfect for usage and internet sales.Cat. Value: Face 3450.00
Price Realized: $2,000.00
25**All the US sheets of useful postage from 5 centers to 29 centers from a large estate in twelve sheet files filling a banker's box. Our close estimate of face is at least $3,300.00 with most of them in excellent collectable condition. All can be used for postage with many 20 cent and 29 cent combinations possible. Take out what you need for your collection and then mail the rest.Cat. Value: Face 3300.00
Price Realized: $1,800.00
26**Postage easily $4000 in face from three cent period to just a couple years ago. Runs from singles to plate blocks/strips to sheets. A small portion has been damaged due to improper storage. Needs to be counted to come up with the right number.Cat. Value: S.B. 1600.00
Price Realized: $2,950.00
27***Two heavy cartons of US postage in heavy packaging. Includes: year sets, plate blocks in individual glassines, sheets (just a few) in sheet protectors and other plastic holders and a shoebox or two of other scrap. Nothing new. No forever or self stick. Way too many eight centers and little after the 18 cent era. Our estimate of $1,000.00 face is probably close, but a recount of you own would be to your advantage.Cat. Value: Face 1000.00
Price Realized: $600.00
28***Small carton half filled with postage types, mainly lower value plate blocks, individually in glassines. Uncounted, difficult to estimate. Has to be a bargain at the opening bid. Bring a calculator and give it a fresh count.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $500.00
29**Postage box of nearly two hundred booklets. Approximately thirty differentCat. Value: S.B. 270.00
Price Realized: $500.00