The APS show is scheduled for February 13-15 at the Riverside Convention Center show in Riverside, CA. The auction will be held in 3 sessions consisting of 2053 lots.
The 1st session on Friday at 6:00 p.m. will contain 572 lots of Foreign and British Commonwealth singles. It will be highlighted by German and Italian States with many items including certificates; Switzerland highlighted by a used Basel Dove (Zum. #8) with certificate; British Commonwealth including Great Britain with 1864 Penny Red Exhibit lots; Australia & States with Tasmania postal history; "G.R.I." overprints; Canada & Provinces with Semi-Officials; and Jordan.
The 2nd session of U.S. on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. will contain 562 lots highlighted by a newly discovered and certified 1923 1c Green, Rotary Sheet Waste, #596 used (14th recorded copy). This will be followed by a Possessions section.
The 3rd session on Sunday at 10.00 a.m. will conclude with 917 U.S. and Worldwide Collections. The U.S. “Collections & Various” of almost 270 lots begins with 4 lots estimated at $10,000+; “Postage and Modern Collections”, grouping of “Back-of-the-Book” with a separate Revenue section (one lot contains a massive Wine Stock with a cat. value Scott $1.3 million); “Possessions”, 50 “Postal History” lots, “First Day and Cachet Maker”, “Postcards”, with one massive lot of approximately 110,000 cards, and an “Ephemera” section. The session will continue with 140 Commonwealth country and general collections with Great Britain; Australia, and Canada & Provinces. The Foreign country collections are highlighted by China; Germany; and Japan. This is followed by Foreign general collections. As always, the sale continues with Worldwide collections incl. 50 “Aerogramme” lots, Topical collections, and a Postal History section. It ends with a Literature section of 47 lots, Supplies, and a few coin lots.
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