Inventory Highlights for March 2019

Here are a few scans showing a selection of better items for sale at our store location. Also, scroll down for a list of collections available for purchase. If you have any questions, please contact us.

March 2019 - Collections Available for Purchase

United States Lindner hingeless stamp album gently used, contains spaces for 1847-1967 issues, plus back of book. Original cost $500. Net $85

Algeria Collection - Mint, hinged and some used, most before 1950 on Scott pages. Catalog value $107.05. net $25

Argentina collection – Mostly used, some mint on Scott pages. Catalog value $242.15. net $55

Bohemia – Moravia Collection of 162 stamps in complete sets, mint never hinged in original stock book. Original cost $100. Stamps catalog value $66.55. net $39

Bolivia Collection - Mostly mint, includes Airmails, Postal Tax, 1941 –1975 (mostly older). Catalog value $192.55. net $45

British Guiana – Guyana Collection - 1950’s – 80’s Mint, hinged on Minkus Specialty pages, many topicals, complete sets. Catalog value $925. Net $225

British Honduras/Belize – Older, mostly mint, never hinged. Catalog value $1183.30. net $375

Dominica – Almost all mint complete sets in mounts on Scott pages Catalog value $935 net $275

Egypt – 1941-71, mostly older, mint and used on Scott pages Catalog value $186.45 net $49

France – nice clean collection in Davo hingless album, including back of book. Catalog value $700+. Net $175

French Sudan/French West Africa – mostly mint in mounts, many complete sets. Includes Paris International Exposition issue 1937 , 1940’s air post stamps, postage dues, semi-postals. Catalog value $348.25. net $119

Germany 1932-45 used and mint collection in stockbook, all stamps identified and all different (approximately 230) Catalog value $371.90. net $75

Gold Coast Collection from late 19th century to 1949 almost all mint complete never hinged sets. Catalog value $1417.40+. net $390

Great Britain – Isle of Man Collection in hingeless Lindner album 1987-1997 Mint never hinged complete sets and souvenir sheets. Catalog Value $426.50. Net $190

Great Britain – Jersey Collection 1992-2006 all mint complete never hinged on Scott pages. Catalog value $275.55 net $85

Grenada Collection, almost all mint complete never hinged sets and souvenir sheets on Scott pages. Catalog value $1056.50. Net $235

Iceland Mint never hinged lot in Deluxe Stockbook – many 100’s complete sets, few in quantity (up to 10). Catalog Value. Net $595

Ivory Coast Collection – Mostly mint in mounts, early. Catalog value $52.45. net $15

Japan mint sheet lot in sheet file – 18 different most 2 sheets of each – very fine, never hinged. Many topicals, all in complete sets. Catalog value $249.50. net $75

Kiribati Collection - mint in mounts. Catalog value $30 net $10

Newfoundland Lindner hingeless album gently used– 1857-1949 net $55

Russia – 1918-23 Civil War issues 101 different mint, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, South Russia, etc. in small stock book. Net $23

Scandinavia Collection in two Scott Specialty albums - Nice group of mostly used with some mint - Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Catalog value $2760.76 All stamps F-VF sound. Net $450

Switzerland Collection on Minkus pages in binder. Includes classics, souvenir sheets, mint and used complete sets. Catalog value $1609 ++, cheaper stamps not counted. Net. $285

New Arrivals - February 2019

Post Cards - about 2,500 - early 20th century

Illustrated Advertising / Trade Cards - nice group of mostly local businesses

Postal History & Ephemera - many interesting items

Scott Classic Worldwide Hardcover Catalogues - 2003 through 2009. Each has catalogue values for all pre-1940 worldwide stamps, also gives prices for stamps on cover and for never hinged for many countries, original retail $125+, prices for each range from $35 to $65 depending on year.

Bohemia-Moravia Collection - 162 stamps in complete sets, mint, never hinged in original stockbook. Original cost $100, stamps catalogue value $66.55 net $39

France Art / Paintings Collection - 95 different M NH VF in nice KRK stockbook. Stamps alone CV $125 net $55

Japan Mint Sheet Lot - in sheet file - 18 different, most 2 sheet of each VF NM many topical and cpl sets catalogue value $249.50 net $75.

US Stamp Collections - We have recently acquired two comprehensive US stamp collections. These contain many classics plus many Washington Franklins. Pre-1935 commemorative and regular issues, early airmails, officials, parcel post, duck stamps and other back of book. These will be available at the office and at the shows.

US Postage @ Below Face Value

$25 Face Value for $20

$100 Face Value for $70

$200 or more Face Value @ 65% of Face

2018 - 10th Annual Auction

Our 10th Auction is scheduled for November 10, 2018 at 11 AM. Please click the auction catalog link for the auction terms and a complete listing of lots that will be available, descriptions, and estimates. Remote / telephone bidding is also available.


2018 Auction Catalog

Opening Bids

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Highlights from our previous auctions

2017 - 9th Annual Auction

2017 Auction Catalog

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More Auction Highlights

Lot #169  - 1863 U.S. Civil War Cover and Illustrated letter

Cover is franked with #65, tied by blue Norfolk, VA C.D.C, to N.Y.C.  Enclosure is three page legible handwritten letter, signed by William W. Disoway, killed by gunshot wounds 3 ½ months later.  Highlight is detailed by hand drawn map of Army Camp near Portsmouth, VA.  A great historical document of the Civil War Era!  (scan is not as clear as letter is)

Lot #178  -  U.S. #628 FDC

1926 5¢ Ericksson Memorial Roessler Cachet, Chicago  VF 

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Lot #263  -  1893 World’s Columbian Exposition admissions tickets

Two different, including children’s and Chicago Day – nice condition  (scans showing fronts and backs)

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Lot #304  -  1907 Patriotic Embossed, Uncle Sam and U.S. Flag

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Very Fine  F.C. Loundsbury   A GEM!

Lot #305  -  1907 Jamestown Expo 2 different Postcards

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Lot #403  -   U.S. Imperf Essay Block of 9 XF

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