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APS Summer Show Richmond

August 3-6, 2017


Richmond Convention Center
403 N. Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219

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

Auction Schedule - Convention Center, Halls A-B
Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. - Zeppelin Covers, Foreign and British Commonwealth Singles, Lots 1 - 374
Friday, August 4th, 2017 - 5:00 p.m. - Autographs, U.S. Singles, Lots 375 - 1285
Saturday, August 5th, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. - U.S. Possessions Singles, U.S. Collections, Lots 1286-1650
Sunday, August 6th, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - Worldwide Collections, Lots 1651-2129

Preview - Convention Center, Halls A-B
Wednesday, August 2nd, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (show dealers or by appointment only)
Thursday, August 3rd, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 4th, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 5th, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 6th, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Thursday - Saturday (show dealers only)


The APS show is scheduled for August 3-6 at the APS Auction at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, VA. The auction will be held in 4 sessions consisting of 2129 lots.

The 1st session on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. will contain 375 lots and start with the "Lynn Cooper" Zeppelin cover collection of 79 lots. It will continue with Foreign and British Commonwealth singles featuring China, classic France, German Offices & Colonies, Great Britain with the 1840 Issue, very rare Australian booklets, Newfoundland with 1927 60c De Pinedo on cover, and the Rhodesia 1910 Double Heads £1 Error of Color.

The 2nd session on Friday at 5:00 p.m. will contain 910 U.S. single lots highlighted by State Postal History, 1869 Issue with Essays and the 15¢ and 24¢ "Inverted Centers", scarce Japan Offices cancels, extensive 1893 Columbian Issue with $5 usage on cover, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue with previously unrecorded 2¢ First Day Cover, $1 usage on a Zeppelin flight, and the very rare $2 top imprint pl. block of 4, Cat. $100,000 with sound PSE (2017) certificate. This plate block has not been offered on the open market in many decades. Also to be offered is a previously unrecorded 1907 Jamestown 1¢ First Day cover, "Back-of-the-Book" which will include some rare mint Postal Stationery entires. Examples are the 1897 1¢-5¢ UPC Specimen entires complete, #U294S-U331S; 1915, 2¢ green, Die 1, color error (only 7 known), UPSS #2242; 1873, 6¢ dark red on cream, UPSS #WD15 (cat. $15,500), the extremely rare 1916, 1¢ on rough surfaced card, Die II (less than 10 exist), USPC #S39; and the 1920, 1¢ on 2¢ red on cream, Die 2, USPC #S43. Following this will be a new find of scarce red Revenues which include #R306A, R309 and R409. The session will continue with several rare "Beers" showcased by the 1933, 1hhd, #REA158 (possibly two known!), and 1933, 1hhd, #REA176 (possibly three known!) The session will end with Confederate States with the Fredericksburg, Va., 1861, Provisional 5¢ blue on cover, #26X1; Nashville, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ "Across the Lines" cover, #61X2; 1863; and a 10¢ "Frame Lines" Adversity cover, #10,

The 3rd session of 365 lots on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. will begin with U.S. Possessions singles featuring 40 Canal Zone lots. The U.S. "Collections & Various" section of 300 lots will include "Postage and Modern Collections", grouping of "Back-of-the-Book", with a separate Revenue section, "Possessions", 70 "Postal History" lots, "First Day and Cachet Maker", "Postcards" and "Ephemera".

The 4th session will be on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and consist of 470 Worldwide collections. This will begin with Commonwealth country and General collections. It will be followed by 250 Foreign country and general collections highlighted by country postal history lots, strong Scandinavia stocks, China with P.R.C., France with Colonies, and Germany with Offices & Colonies. The auction will end with 65 Worldwide collections with a Topical section, and a Postal History section of 60 lots. It will end with a small section of Literature

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    PDFs of the entire sale are available

    Session 1 38 pages 2.0 megabytes
    Session 2 84 pages 4.6 megabytes
    Session 3 23 pages 0.673 megabytes
    Session 4 24 pages 0.317 megabytes

        Session 1: Foreign & British Singles
        Thursday, August 3rd, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
        The Lynn Cooper Zeppelin Collection
    Lots 1-79   Zeppelin Covers
        Foreign Individual Lots
    Lots 80-83   Aegean Islands to Brazil
    Lots 84-103   China and People's Republic of China
    Lots 104-137   Crete to France
    Lots 138-171   Germany
    Lots 172-202   Greece to Italy
    Lots 203-227   Japan to Liechtenstein
    Lots 228-272   Mexico to Turkey
        Commonwealth Individual Lots
    Lots 273-296   Great Britain
    Lots 297-319   Antigua to Burma
    Lots 320-344   Canada & Provinces
    Lots 345-374   Falkland Islands to Tanganyika
        Session 2: Autographs and U.S Singles
        Friday, August 4th, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
    Lots 375-377   U.S Autographs
        Postal History by State
    Lots 378-428   Singles and State Collections
        United States Singles
    Lots 429-459   Postmasters' Provisionals to 1847 Issue
    Lots 460-506   1875 Reproductions of 1847 Issue to 1851-57 Imperforate Issue
    Lots 507-555   1857-61 Perforate 15½ Issue
    Lots 556-600   1875 Reprints of 1857 Issue to 1861-62 National Bank Note Issue
    Lots 601-639   1862-66 National Bank Note Issue to 1861-66 (1875) Re-Issue
    Lots 640-714   1869 Pictorial Issue
    Lots 715-754   1875 Re-issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue to 1890-93 Issue
    Lots 755-805   1893 Columbian Issue
    Lots 806-817   1894 Bureau Issue
    Lots 818-841   1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
    Lots 842-869   1901 Pan-American Issue to 1908-10 Perforate 12 Coil Issue
    Lots 870-903   1909 Blue Paper Issue to 1913-15 Flat Plate Coil Issue
    Lots 904-925   1914 Perf 10 Vertical to 1917-19 Perf 11 Issue
    Lots 926-951   1918 Bi-Color Issue to 1925 Norse-America Issue
    Lots 952-970   1926 White Plains Sheet to 2001 Capitol Dome Issue
    Lots 971-992   Airpost - 1918 to 1928 Beacon Issues
    Lots 993-1029   Airpost - 1930 Graf Zeppelin Issue to 1935 Midway Island Flight
    Lots 1030-1058   Special Delivery to U.S. Offices in China
    Lots 1059-1096   Officials to Locals
    Lots 1097-1149   Postal Stationery and Postal Cards
    Lots 1150-1189   Revenues - 1st Issue to Firearms Transfer Tax
    Lots 1190-1230   Revenues - Federal Hunting Permits to U.S. Christmas Seals
    Lots 1231-1285   Independent State Usage Through Currency
        Session 3: U.S Possessions Singles, and U.S. Collections
        Saturday, August 5th, 2017, 6:30 p.m., Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
        U.S. Possessions Singles
    Lots 1286-1321   Canal Zone
    Lots 1322-1358   Guam, Hawaii, and Philippines
        U.S. Collections & Various
    Lots 1359-1446   General Collections
    Lots 1447-1463   Postage & Modern Collections
    Lots 1464-1486   Back-of-the-Book Collections
    Lots 1487-1522   Revenue Collections
    Lots 1523-1541   Possessions and United Nations Collections
        U.S. Postal History Collections
    Lots 1542-1610   General Collections
    Lots 1611-1620   First Day and Cachet Makers
    Lots 1621-1624   United States
    Lots 1625-1629   Worldwide
    Lots 1630-1642   United States
    Lots 1643-1650   Worldwide
        Session 4: Worldwide Collections
        Sunday, August 6th, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, VA
        British Country Collections
    Lots 1651-1675   Great Britain, Australia, and Bermuda
    Lots 1676-1695   Canada & Provinces to India
    Lots 1696-1710   Ireland to South Africa
    Lots 1711-1746   General Collections
        Foreign Country Collections
    Lots 1747-1756   Argentina to Bolivia
    Lots 1757-1777   China and People's Republic of China
    Lots 1778-1821   Columbia to F.S.A.T.
    Lots 1822-1873   Germany and Offices & Colonies
    Lots 1874-1907   Greece to Italy
    Lots 1908-1934   Japan to Norway
    Lots 1935-1967   Philippines to Venezuela
    Lots 1968-1998   General Collections
        Worldwide Collections
    Lots 1999-2061   General Collections
    Lots 2062-2065   Topical Collections
    Lots 2066-2124   Worldwide Covers
    Lots 2125-2129   Literature and Supplies

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