The auction consists of 1507 lots from 95 owners. It includes the Wallace Rueckel collection of U.S. Possessions and the "Massachusetts" Worldwide Postal History Collection.
The ASDA show is scheduled for July 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Hotel at the San Francisco Airport, 1177 Airport Blvd., Burlingame, CA. The auction will be held in 2 sessions.
The 1st section on Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. contains 807 single lots, beginning with individual Foreign, then British Commonwealth and finishing with 500+ lots of U.S. Foreign individual highlights include Germany; and Italy. British Commonwealth is highlighted by Great Britain; Australia; Canada & Provinces; and Indian Convention States. The United States single lot portion of the auction will be highlighted by a new and unrecorded discovery of Scott #65e variety (3¢ printed on both sides BUT not inverted - PSAG cert. 2010). There will be an excellent selection of U.S. Possessions with scarce items throughout including Guam #13 mint, Hawaii #18 ("broken toe var.), Philippines with "Victory" overprints, and #C7, C8.
The 2nd session on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. consists of 700 U.S. and Worldwide Collections. U.S. "Collections & Various" will start the session with 200+ lots. It will follow with Commonwealth Country collections with Great Britain; Australia & States; and Canada & Provinces. The Foreign Country collections are highlighted by China; France including intact oldtime Colonies; Germany & Colonies; Italy; Japan; and Russia. This is followed by Foreign General collections. As always, the sale continues with Worldwide collections (100 lots) a Postal History section, and finishing with topical collections, literature, and supplies.