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APS StampShow Auction Portland

August 4-7, 2016


Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232

Auction - Convention Center
Cell Phone: (317) 289-7696 (during preview hours only)

Auction Schedule - Convention Center
Thursday, August 4th, 2016 - 6:00 p.m. - Foreign and British Commonwealth Singles, Lots 1 - 501
Friday, August 5th, 2016 - 6:00 p.m. - Autographs, U.S. Singles, Lots 502 - 1087
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 - 6:00 p.m. - U.S. & Worldwide Collections, Lots 1088-1758

Preview - Convention Center
Wednesday, August 3rd, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (show dealers or by appointment only)
Thursday, August 4th, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, August 5th, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 6th, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Thursday - Saturday (show dealers only)


The APS show is scheduled for August 4-6 at the APS Auction at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The auction will be held in 3 evening sessions consisting of 1758 lots.

The 1st session on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. will contain 501 lots with Foreign and British Commonwealth singles. It will include extensive China with better P.R.C. incl. Scott #999A "Whole Country in Red" used; France classics (many signed or with certs.); Germany with WWII Occupation of Poland 1944 General Government unissued 12gr Vienna Printing Michel #AP1, and Propaganda 1944 OSS 1944 Michel Block #1a (One of 15 known); and Great Britain.

The 2nd session on Friday at 6:00 p.m. will contain 588 Autographs and U.S. lots highlighted by Coos County (Oregon) postal history, the John Anderson Exhibit of Special Deliveries including Panama-Pacific Small Die proofs, Newspaper 1894 60¢ full o.g. with new PSE cert. (18th copy known), and Parcel Post Postage Dues "Darrah" Shanghai overprints. It is highlighted by the earliest known usage of a Government Coil; Parkhurst Vending Machine 1¢ #314V usage on a postcard, unique with a PF certificate.

The 3rd session on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. will conclude with 730 U.S. and Worldwide Collections. The U.S. "Collections & Various" of over 200 lots begins with 6 lots estimated at $10,000 to $25,000, "Postage and Modern Collections", grouping of "Back-of-the-Book", with a separate Revenue section, "Possessions", "Postal History" lots, "First Day and Cachet Maker", and "Postcards". This will be followed by 185 strong and many intact Commonwealth country collections with Great Britain, British America and Malaya & States intact country collections along with Bechuanaland, Canada & Provinces, Cape of Good Hope, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Natal, New Guinea, North Borneo, excellent Rhodesia, Sarawak, South Africa, and Zanzibar. It will be followed by 300 Foreign country and general collections highlighted by Austria, strong China with P.R.C., France with excellent Colonies, Germany & Colonies, intact Italy & Colonies with an intact Occupation and Offices collections, an intact Spain collection estimated at $18,000-20,000, and an intact Thailand collection estimated at $12,000-13,000. The auction will end with 85 Worldwide collections with a Topical section, and a Postal History section. It will end with a section of Literature

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        Session 1: Foreign & British Singles
        Thursday, August 4, 2016, 6:00 p.m., Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
        Foreign Individual Lots
    Lots 1-13   Aegean Islands to Bulgaria
    Lots 14-70   China, Shanghai, and Taiwan
    Lots 71-94   People's Republic of China to Finland
    Lots 95-125   France - 1849-50 Ceres Issue to 1853-60 Napoleon III Imperforate Issue
    Lots 126-144   France - 1862 Napoleon III Perforated Issue and 1870 Ceres Issue
    Lots 145-172   France - 1870 Provisional Government Issue and 1871-75 3rd Republic Issue
    Lots 173-211   France - 1876-78 Type I Sage Issue to French Offices, and Gabon
    Lots 212-245   Germany, German Offices & German Colonies, and Plebiscites
    Lots 246-264   German WWII Occupation to Saar
    Lots 265-284   Greenland to Italy and Trieste Zone
    Lots 285-328   Japan to Tripolitania
        Commonwealth Individual Lots
    Lots 329-354   Great Britain - 1840 Mulready to 1841 2d "White Lines" Issue
    Lots 355-392   Great Britain - 1862 Queen Victoria Issue to Telegraphs
    Lots 393-423   Ascension to Canada
    Lots 424-446   Cyprus to Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika
    Lots 447-470   Malaysia to Pitcairn Islands
    Lots 471-501   Rhodesia to Zanzibar
        Session 2: Autographs & U.S. Singles
        Friday, August 5, 2016, 6:00 p.m., Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
    Lots 502-507   U.S and Foreign Autographs
        U.S. Postal History by State
    Lots 508-523   California, Oregon, and Washington
        United States Singles
    Lots 524-554   Postmasters' Provisionals to 1851-57 Imperforate Issue
    Lots 555-581   1857-61 Perforate 15½ Issue and 1857-60 (1875 Reprints)
    Lots 582-614   1861 First Design to 1875 Re-issue
    Lots 615-635   1869 Pictorial Issue and 1869 (1880 Re-issue)
    Lots 636-670   1870-71 National Bank Note With Grill to 1890-93 Issue
    Lots 671-724   1893 Columbian Issue
    Lots 725-746   1894 to 1898 Bureau Issues
    Lots 747-782   1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
    Lots 783-806   1901 Pan-American Issue to 1909 Bluish Paper Issue
    Lots 807-843   1909 Lincoln Issue to 1917 Double Line Watermark Issue
    Lots 844-868   1918 Bi-Color Issue to 1922-25 Regular Issue
    Lots 869-894   1923 Rotary Coil Waste to 1931 Rotary Issue
    Lots 895-929   1932 Washington Bicentennial Issue to 2007 Florida Panther Issue
    Lots 930-948   Airpost - 1918-23 Issue to 1928 Lindbergh Booklet
    Lots 949-973   Airpost - 1930 Graf Zeppelin Issue
    Lots 974-985   Airpost - 1933 Century of Progress to 1991 Harriet Quimby Issue
    Lots 986-1015   Special Delivery
    Lots 1016-1045   Registry to Parcel Post Postage Due
    Lots 1046-1071   Special Handling to Confederacy
        U.S Possessions
    Lots 1072-1087   Canal Zone to Ryukyus
        Session 3: U.S. & Worldwide Collections
        Saturday, August 6, 2016, 6:00 p.m., Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
        U.S. Collections
    Lots 1088-1167   General Collections
    Lots 1168-1195   Postage & Modern Collections
    Lots 1196-1213   Back-of-the-Book Collections
    Lots 1214-1228   Revenue Collections
    Lots 1229-1250   Possessions and United Nations
        U.S. Postal History
    Lots 1251-1280   General Collections
    Lots 1281-1283   First Day and Cachet Makers
    Lots 1284-1286   U.S. and Foreign Postcards
        Commonwealth Country Collections
    Lots 1287-1306   Great Britain
    Lots 1307-1333   Aden to Brunei
    Lots 1334-1361   Canada to Gibraltar
    Lots 1362-1388   Gilbert & Ellice Islands to Malta
    Lots 1389-1421   Mauritius to St. Vincent
    Lots 1422-1444   Samoa to Zululand
    Lots 1445-1472   General Collections
        Foreign Country Collections
    Lots 1473-1486   Andorra to Cambodia
    Lots 1487-1516   China and People's Republic of China
    Lots 1517-1548   Colombia to French Southern & Antarctic Territories
    Lots 1549-1574   Germany, Offices, & Colonies
    Lots 1575-1605   Greece to Italy with Trieste & AMG
    Lots 1606-1631   Japan to Philippines
    Lots 1632-1655   Portugal to Yugoslavia
    Lots 1656-1668   General Collections
        Worldwide Collections
    Lots 1669-1714   General Collections
    Lots 1715-1724   Topical Collections
    Lots 1725-1745   Cover Groupings
    Lots 1746-1758   Literature, Supplies and Currency

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