Harmer-Schau Auctions

Sale 85

Portland Spring Auction

April 11, 2010


Sunday, April 11, 2010, 11:00 a.m,
Courtyard by Marriott, Main Ballroom
11550 N.E. Airport Way, Portland, OR
Phone: 503-252-3200 Fax: 503-252-8921
Cell Phone: 415-827-1924 (viewing hours only)

Auction Preview:
Saturday, April 10 - 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 11 - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Office: Monday to Thursday, April 5-8 (Call for an appointment)

No fax/phone/email bids after 5:00 p.m. PST Saturday, April 10th at our office

The auction of 1125 lots will be one of the largest selection of lots offered by our Northwest operation.

The sale will include Part III and the last part of the Howard Mader Estate of Northwest postal history, particularly Oregon. This group of 224 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; Foreign and British Commonwealth singles including handpainted Karl Lewis covers; United States collections including cover sections of Military related, First Days & Cachet makers; strong postcard grouping (80 lots featuring cards from Howard Mader's collection); ephemera, and over 130 U.S. collections (with Postage and "Back of the Book" sections), Foreign, Commonwealth, and Worldwide collections including cover lots. The auction will conclude with literature and 26 worldwide coin and currency lots.

Highlights include; Oregon state collection in 2 albums estimated at $1500, U.S. #85C mint with PSE cert. estimated for $8000, #122 mint with PF cert. valued at $3500, 1904 Louisiana Purchase mint never hinged blocks of 4 valued at $3000, U.S. WWII Army Air Force collection estimated for $3000, U.S. collections estimated for $8000 and $6750, G.B. & Commonwealth collection valued at $7500.

    Session 1: All Lots
    Sunday, April 11, 2010, 11:00 AM, Courtyard by Marriott
Lots 1-11   Western Express Covers
Lots 12-47   State Postal History Alaska-New Mexico
Lots 48-77   Oregon Covers by Town or County A-D
Lots 78-109   Oregon Covers by Town or County E-L
Lots 110-137   Oregon Covers by Town or County M-R
Lots 138-163   Oregon Covers by Town or County S-Z
Lots 164-188   Oregon Cover Collections and Related
Lots 189-224   State Postal History Texas-Wyoming
Lots 225-249   U.S. General Issues to 1875 Reprint Issue
Lots 250-275   U.S. 1861 First Design to 1893 Columbian Issue
Lots 276-302   U.S. 1894 Issue to 1915 Rotary Coil Issue
Lots 303-327   U.S. 1914 2¢ Coil Imperf to 1994 Legends
Lots 328-359   U.S. Back of the Book
Lots 360-364   U.S. Possessions
Lots 365-374   British Commonwealth Individual Lots - Great Britain
Lots 375-400   British Commonwealth Individual Lots - Bahamas to Tristan Da Cunha
Lots 401-434   Foreign Individual Lots
Lots 435-518   United States Cover Balances
Lots 519-536   20th Century Military Related Covers
Lots 537-557   U.S. First Day and Cachet Maker Covers
Lots 558-599   United States Postcards
Lots 600-625   Western Postcards by State
Lots 626-635   Worldwide Postcards
Lots 636-666   U.S. Ephemera
Lots 667-729   United States Collections
Lots 730-769   U.S. Postage and Modern Lots
Lots 770-800   U.S. Back-of-the-Book Collections
Lots 801-812   U.S. Possessions Collections
Lots 813-816   United Nations Collections
Lots 817-832   British Commonwealth Country Collections - Great Britain
Lots 833-870   British Commonwealth Country Collections - Australia to Canada
Lots 871-901   British Commonwealth Country Collections - Cook Islands to Samoa
Lots 902-921   Commonwealth General Collections
Lots 922-952   Foreign Country Collections - Bosnia to Germany
Lots 953-989   Foreign Country Collections - Greenland to Viet Nam
Lots 990-1019   Worldwide Cover Lots
Lots 1020-1073   Worldwide Collections
Lots 1074-1080   Worldwide Topical Collections
Lots 1081-1090   Literature
Lots 1091-1098   Supplies
Lots 1099-1120   Worldwide Coins
Lots 1121-1125   United States Currency

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