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Sale 83

Portland Fall Auction

October 18, 2009


Sunday, October 18, 2009, 11:00 a.m,
Shilo Inn, Willamette Room
11707 N.E. Airport Way, Portland, OR
Phone: 503-252-7500 Fax: 503-254-0794
Cell Phone: 415-827-1924 (viewing hours only)

Auction Preview: Mt. Hood Room
Saturday, October 17- 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 18 - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Office: Monday to Thursday, October 12-15 (Call for an appointment)

No fax/phone/email bids after noon PST Saturday, October 17th at our office

The auction of 1115 lots will be one of the largest selection of lots ever offered by our Northwest operation.

The sale will include Part II of the Howard Mader Estate of Northwest postal history, particularly Oregon. This group of 256 lots will start the session on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. It will be highlighted by some very scarce or unique town usages, many originally from the "Ed Payne" collection.

The session will continue with U.S. singles and Postal History including a nice section of #10's and 11's; Foreign and British Commonwealth singles including New Zealand Postal Fiscals; United States collections including cover sections of Military related, First Days & Cachet makers; postcards (80 lots featuring cards from Howard Mader's collection); ephemera, and over 313 U.S. (with Postage and "Back of the Book" sections), Foreign, Commonwealth, and Worldwide collections including cover lots with a section of "Foreign Airmail Routes". The auction will conclude with literature and 53 coin and currency lots of mostly U.S.

Highlights include; Oregon state collection in 9 albums estimated at $2000, U.S. #2 with variety vertical line through "E" of "OFFICE", #6 used on piece (PF cert.), #19 used (PF cert.), #39 used (PF cert.), #120 mint (APS cert.), #131 mint (PSE grade 90), U.S. collection estimated for $7500, Commonwealth George VI mint collection valued at $3000, and an Austria extensive collection estimated for $3000

    Session 1: All Lots
    Sunday, October 18, 2009, 11:00 AM, Shilo Inn
Lots 1-4   Western Express
Lots 5-28   State Postal History: Alaska to Nevada
Lots 29-54   State Postal History: Oregon-Adams to Cedar Mills
Lots 55-80   State Postal History: Oregon-Centerville to Drewsey
Lots 81-106   State Postal History: Oregon-Echo to Hillman
Lots 107-132   State Postal History: Oregon-Hood River to Linkville
Lots 133-156   State Postal History: Oregon-Linn County to Oregon City
Lots 157-182   State Postal History: Oregon-Steam Navigation to Saint Louis
Lots 183-205   State Postal History: Oregon-Scottsburg to Tucker
Lots 206-225   State Postal History: Oregon-Tygh Valley to Zena
Lots 226-237   State Postal History: Oregon Collections and Related
Lots 238-242   State Postal History: Utah to Washington
Lots 243-256   U.S. Advertising Covers
Lots 257-275   U.S. Singles - 1847 Issue to 1875 Reproduction Issue
Lots 276-315   U.S. Singles - 1851-57 Imperforate Issue
Lots 316-330   U.S. Singles - 1857-61 Perforate 15½ Issue to 1875 Reprint Issue
Lots 331-355   U.S. Singles - 1861-62 National Bank Note Issue to 1875 Re-issue
Lots 356-382   U.S. Singles - 1869 Pictorial Issue to 1890-93 Issue
Lots 383-402   U.S. Singles - 1893 Columbian Issue
Lots 403-428   U.S. Singles - 1894 Issue to 1907 Jamestown
Lots 429-453   U.S. Singles - 1909 Issue to 1926 White Plains sheet
Lots 454-473   U.S. Singles - 1929 Kansas-Nebraska to 1994 Recalled Legends
Lots 474-501   U.S. Singles - Airpost to Souvenir Cards
Lots 502-533   Commonwealth Individual Lots
Lots 534-544   Foreign Individual Lots
Lots 545-594   U.S. Collections - Cover Groupings
Lots 595-609   U.S. Collections - 20th Century Military Related Covers
Lots 610-650   U.S. Collections - First Day and Cachet Makers
Lots 651-688   United States Postcards
Lots 689-708   Western States Postcards
Lots 709-730   Worldwide Postcards
Lots 731-738   Ephemera
Lots 739-798   U.S. Collections
Lots 799-830   U.S. Collections - Postage and Modern Lots
Lots 831-856   U.S. Collections - Back-of-the-book Lots
Lots 857-866   U.S. Possessions and U.N. Collections
Lots 867-890   Commonwealth Country Collections
Lots 891-895   Commonwealth General Collections
Lots 896-947   Foreign Country Collections
Lots 948-974   Worldwide Covers
Lots 975-984   Worldwide Airmail Route Covers
Lots 985-1033   Worldwide Collections
Lots 1034-1040   Worldwide Topical Collections
Lots 1041-1052   Literature and Supplies
Lots 1053-1102   Coins
Lots 1103-1115   Currency

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