The APS show is scheduled for August 1-4 at the APS Auction at the CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska. The auction will be held in 4 sessions consisting of 1707 lots.
The 1st session on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. will contain 351 lots which will begin with a small Coin and Currency section. It will continue with 340+ Foreign and British Commonwealth singles featuring China, Germany with Offices & Colonies; Italy; Mexico with Airmails, and Great Britain.
The 2nd session on Friday at 6:00 p.m. will contain over 640 U.S. single lots. It will begin with the James Buchanan "The Gentleman from Pennsylvania" Exhibit formed by Bill Dipaolo. It will feature a strong representation of 19th Century Free Franks of prominent political figures including seven Presidents and Queen Victoria; historic letters with covers dealing with the political climate of the period and much more 19th Century postal history. The highlights will include 1861 Pony Express cover; Abraham Lincoln 1862 Free Frank; and the only know cover from the Second Walker Invasion. The U.S. singles will be highlighted by "Essays and Proofs", and will feature the largest known multiple of the 1869 1¢, mint block of 48, Scott #112, along with Confederate States, and Possessions with Hawaii including Numerals.
The 3rd session of 365 lots on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. will begin with Autographs including a section of Astronaut signatures on covers, It will continue with a U.S. "Collections & Various" section of 250 lots with "Postage and Modern Collections", grouping of "Back-of-the-Book", with a separate Revenue section highlighted by Match & Medicine collections; "U.S. Possessions" featuring Hawaii; 50 "Postal History" lots; "First Day and Cachet Maker" group including a separate selection of "Space Related Cachets & Autographs"; "Postcards" featuring U.S., and "Ephemera".
The 4th session will be on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and consist of 440 Worldwide collections. This will begin with Commonwealth country and general collections. The country lots will be highlighted by Great Britain, and Canada. This will be followed by Commonwealth general collections, 200+ Foreign country collections highlighted by China, Germany, Italy with extensive Offices & Colonies, and Mexico. The Foreign general collections will be highlighted by a high-end stock, and intact collection; first estimated at $18,000-$20,000, and the second at $15,000-$18,000. The auction will end with 80+ Worldwide collections including a Topical section, and a Postal History highlighted by Zeppelin collections.
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