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Back-of-the-Book Collections
 
 
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Lot 1104
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Retired Show Dealer Stock, in large stockbook, Special Delivery thru Ducks (no other Revenues), mostly used but good scattering of mint, some heavy dupl., large cat. value, inventory included, 19th Century mixed condition.
Estimate $6,000-7,000.
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$5,750
Lot 1105
 
U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Mint Collection, in Heirloom album, Airmails thru Ducks (no other Revenues), mix of o.g and unused, few used, noted #C13-C15, E1-E3, RW1-RW5, mixed condition.
Estimate $3,000-3,500.
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$2,900
Lot 1106

U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Airmail Complete Mint Collection, mostly n.h., Incl. Zeppelin set n.h., multiples of #C1-6, C1-5 pl. blocks of 6, later pl. blocks, fresh group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500-3,500.
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$2,000
Lot 1107
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Special Delivery Mint Collection, complete n.h. to o.g. except #E2 on specialized pages, many with certs, some better shades, also P4's, E5a o.g. grade 85, E6 pl. # strip of 3, E6 n.h. grade 80, E7 used grade 95, few dups, scattered pl. blocks, etc., overall Very Fine. Another portion of a collector's collection we have been auctioning over the last few years.
Estimate $2,500-3,500.
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$1,900
Lot 1108
 
U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Collector's Newspaper Collection, n.h., individually identified on #102b cards mint or used, all identified and priced (some sealed), few scattered certs, consists of #PR1-7 (2), PR8 separate lot, PR9-22, PR33 (cert), PR34, PR35-36 (both certs), PR57-64, PR70 (cert), PR71-74 (cert), PR78 (cert), PR81-86 (cert), PR88 (cert), PR89-92, PR94, PR102-104, PR114-PR117, PR119-125, few dups., mostly sound group and fresh, Fine to Very Fine for this. Companion lot to the U.S. collection on #102 cards.
Estimate $2,500-3,500.
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$1,500
Lot 1109
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Mint and Used Airmail Stock, C1 to C31, mix of n.h. and o.g., also incl. used for C1-C6, some heavy dupl., noted scattered faults and some heavy cancels, but generally f.-v.f.
Scott $13,800 (Owner's).
Estimate $1,200-1,400.
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$1,150
Lot 1110
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Intact Airmail Collection, Complete n.h. to o.g. to 1963 on specialized pages except #C2, few certs, incl. extra C3 block of 4 (cert), Zeppelin set on individual covers, C15 n.h. grade 90 ($1250), plate blocks, C23a, C23c (both with certs), overall Very Fine. Another portion of a collector's collection we have been auctioning over the last few years.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$1,100
Lot 1111
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Remainder Accumulation, Airmails to Possessions in 2 bankers boxes, mostly in albums, on album or stockpages, noted many Revenues incl. album, group of approval books featuring Possessions, Post Offices Seal collection, cuts squares, telegraphs, etc., expect some mixed condition.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 1112
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Back of the Book Collection 1873-1995, mint and used collection on Scott National pages incl. Special Delivery, Postage Due, Parcel Post, Parcel Post Dues, Special Handling, Newspapers and a few Locals, mint highlights incl. #E10, J69-75 n.h., J76 very l.h., JQ4, O21, O55, used incl. J21, J27, J28, J30, J58 and J59, incl. some proofs and specimens, nice collection, worth review, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$575
Lot 1113
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Better Mint Cut Squares and Stationery, incl. 4 entires #U56, U29 (extremely fine), U454a, U146, W287, cut squares incl. U45, U29, U28, U439g, U474-475, U488, overall Very Fine. Most items bought individually out of auctions many years ago.
Estimate $600-800.
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$375
Lot 1114
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Airmail Stationery Entire Group, 19 #UC1 to UC7 (no UC3) and UC29, better varieties incl. UC5 watermark 39 UPSS AM22 (x3), UC6 reentry with border UPSS AM24a and without border UPSS AM25a, UC9 UPSS AM46 overprint types 1, 2, 3 and 7, also UO85 missing recycle logo under flap (x3), much is Very Fine.
Estimate $500-650.
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$350
Lot 1115
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Postage Due Group, #J16 (2 n.h., 4 o.g. or h.r.), J20 used (3), J22 (4 n.h., 4 h.r.), J23 (10 n.h., 2 h.r.), J28 used (14), few uncounted, generally Fine.
Scott $5,310.
Estimate $500-600.
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$300
Lot 1116
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Mostly Mint Postal Stationery Group, incl. #UX21a mint, UX14 top frame line varieties (one preprinted, one used), UPSS 48-6 used, UY2 used to New Zealand, 4 modern autographed by designer, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$290
Lot 1117
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Back of the Book Collections, various collections in albums incl. Airmail, Postage Due issues (a few graded certs), some Shanghais, Officials and Revenues, state ducks in two volumes and group of plate blocks on albums pages, well centered throughout, fresh and worth review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$290
Lot 1118
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Postal Stationery Entire Group, 18 incl. #U26 (x2), W55 (x3 different dies), U121, U225, U284, U436a used, UO51 with War Department locomotive illustration, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$270
Lot 1119
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Balance of Mint Stationery, few hundred, mostly early to mid 20th Century lot, many identified by Scott, UPSS and Thorp numbers, incl. few War Department, Airs, etc., minor dupl., clean overall, excellent to break down for retail.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 1120
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, 1903-04 Hartford Issue 2¢ Washington Issue, large mint identified grouping of the various UPSS types, hundreds identified by Scott # and Thorp # showing the various information, some dupl., occasional used or preprinted, the largest selection we have ever seen of this design, very clean group. All ex Fotios Drakos.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 1121
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Airmails Complete Mint, to #C90, missing C18, n.h. to o.g., C14 small thin, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350-450.
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$250
Lot 1122
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Officials Intact Collection, mostly used on hingeless pages, mostly hand selected copies, with some attractive cancels, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,700 (Owner's).
Estimate $300-400.
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$220
Lot 1123
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Postal Stationery Color Error Group, #UC1a, UXC1a, #UC1a used entire, UXC1a mint, UXC1a used (soiled), otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,375.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1124
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U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Mint and Used Postal Card Collection, to 1972 in album, starts #UX1 mint, mostly used after that until UX11 mint, mint UX19, 21, UY mint and used, fine overall.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1125

U.S. Back of the Book Collections, Back of the Book Mint Collection, Registration, Parcel Post Postage Dues complete, and Special Handling, on attractive pages, incl. few shades, JQ5 n.h. possibly gradable, etc., overall Very Fine. Another portion of a collector's collection we have been auctioning over the last few years.
Estimate $130-160.
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$90








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