Harmer-Schau Auctions

Sale 90

APS StampShow Auction

August 11-13, 2011


Columbus Convention Centerl
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Hall E-F
Cell Phone: (415) 827-1924 (During Preview Hours)

Preview - Columbus Convention Center
Wednesday, August 10 - 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (show dealers only)
Thursday, August 11 - 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, August 12 - 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 13 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Thursday - Saturday (show dealers only)

The auction of 3364 lots will include the Seymour Gibrick cover collection from Los Angeles; portion of a U.S. and Worldwide collection from an Eastern institution; the stock of "Encino Philatelic Services"; an extensive Helicopter collection, and the Arthur Clime / Alexander Graham Bell correspondence.

The Worldwide auction will be held in 3 sessions.

The 1st session on Thursday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. will contain 1023 single lots of Autographs, Aerospace, Foreign and British Commonwealth. Highlights of autographs will be correspondence of Alexander Graham Bell; Aerospace with rocket flights; Foreign highlighted by Bulgaria; China with P.R.C.; Eastern Rumelia; France with excellent classics; Germany; and Mexico with airmails. Commonwealth includes classic Great Britain with excellent singles and studies of the line-engraved issues Australia & States; Canada & Provinces with modern varieties and Revenues; Cayman Islands; Indian States; and Rhodesia with "Double Heads" including a newly discovered mint copy of SG#143a and Admirals; and South West Africa.

The 2nd session on Friday at 5:00 p.m. will consist of U.S. singles, one of the largest sections we have had in some time. The 1200 lots will be highlighted by rare positional pieces of the 1851-57 Imperforate 1¢ (ex. Scott #5A mint pos. 6R1E, 1¢ Black Trial Color Large Die #5TC1), selective group of the 3¢ Type I and II (ex Hubert Skinner), Scott #19 used pair, Scott #499f AEF 2¢ booklet pane, and extensive "Back-of-the Book" with mint Official blocks, Newspapers, Vending (all certified), "cut squares", Revenues, Telegraphs. Following will be a Confederate section with postal history, and Possessions.

The 3rd session on Saturday at 5.00 p.m. will consist of over 1100+ U.S. and Worldwide Collections. The U.S. "Collections & Various" of 340+ lots features a large groupings of "Back-of-the-Book" with a separate Revenue section, "Possessions", "Postal History" with Civil War, "Postcards", and "Ephemera" sections. The auction will continue with 200+ Commonwealth Country and general collections with Great Britain; Canada & Provinces, and Rhodesia. The Foreign Country collections (350+ lots) are highlighted by Austria; China; France & Colonies; Germany with postal history; Italy & Colonies; Japan; Mexico; Russia; Spain; and Switzerland. This is followed by Foreign general collections. As always, the sale continues with Worldwide collections, a Postal History section, and finishing with topical collections.

You may bid LIVE through the internet at BidStart.

You may also bid directly and receive the following services.
1. Bid online before the auction, and see the results of your bids immediately
2. Revise your bids before the sale, or bid again
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Go to our web site at www.harmerschau.com and fill out the registration form under "Client Services". You may also email us at info@harmerschau.com if you would like to receive the Worldwide auction catalog, or have any questions about the auction. Postal Viewing is available.

Chris Harmer & Kurt Schau
Harmer-Schau Auctions

    Session 1: Autographs, Aerospace, Foreign & British Singles
    Thursday, August 11, 2011, 5 p.m., Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH, Hall E-F
Lots 1-22   Autographs
Lots 23-42   Aerospace - Rocket Flights and Space Flights
Lots 43-76   Foreign Individual Lots - Albania to Cameroun
Lots 77-99   Foreign Individual Lots - China and Taiwan
Lots 100-150   Foreign Individual Lots - People's Republic of China
Lots 151-180   Foreign Individual Lots - Cilicia to Faroe Islands
Lots 181-252   Foreign Individual Lots - France to Georgia
Lots 253-280   Foreign Individual Lots - Germany
Lots 281-340   Foreign Individual Lots - Greece to Madagascar
Lots 341-386   Foreign Individual Lots - Mexico
Lots 387-416   Foreign Individual Lots - Mozambique to Russia
Lots 417-444   Foreign Individual Lots - San Marino to Wallis & Futuna
Lots 445-485   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Great Britain; 1840 Mulready and Line Engraved
Lots 486-536   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Great Britain; 1841 Line Engraved to Revenue
Lots 537-548   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Aden to Ascension
Lots 549-578   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Australia, States and Territories
Lots 579-614   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Bahamas to Cameroons
Lots 615-664   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Canada & Provinces
Lots 665-694   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Canadian Revenues
Lots 695-729   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Cayman Islands to Dominica
Lots 730-775   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Falkland Islands to Hong Kong
Lots 776-799   Commonwealth Individual Lots - India & States
Lots 800-830   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Ionian Islands to Madagascar
Lots 831-853   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Malaysia
Lots 854-890   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Maldive Islands to Pitcairn Islands
Lots 891-948   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Rhodesia
Lots 949-981   Commonwealth Individual Lots - St. Helena to South Africa & States
Lots 982-1004   Commonwealth Individual Lots - South West Africa
Lots 1005-1023   Commonwealth Individual Lots - Southern Rhodesia to Zanzibar
    Session 2: U.S. Singles
    Friday, August 12, 2011, 5 p.m., Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH, Hall E-F
Lots 1024-1055   U.S. Singles - Stampless, Express, Provisionals and 1847 Issue
Lots 1056-1124   U.S. Singles - 1851-57 Imperforate Issue
Lots 1125-1166   U.S. Singles - 1857-61 Perforate 15½ and 1875 Reprint Issues
Lots 1167-1199   U.S. Singles - 1861-62 National Bank Note Issue
Lots 1200-1218   U.S. Singles - 1861-66 National Bank Note Issue
Lots 1219-1265   U.S. Singles - 1867 Grills to 1875 Re-Issues of 1861-66 Issue
Lots 1266-1300   U.S. Singles - 1869 Pictorial and 1875 Re-Issues
Lots 1301-1345   U.S. Singles - 1870-71 National Bank Note Grills to 1890-93 Issue
Lots 1346-1392   U.S. Singles - 1893 Columbian Issue
Lots 1393-1439   U.S. Singles - 1894 Bureau Issue to 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
Lots 1440-1487   U.S. Singles - 1901 Pan-American Issue to 1909 Perforate 12 Coil
Lots 1488-1540   U.S. Singles - 1909 Bluish Paper Issue to 1917 $2
Lots 1541-1581   U.S. Singles - 1916 Perforate 10 Coil to 1921 Rotary Coil Waste
Lots 1582-1626   U.S. Singles - 1922-25 Bureau Issue to 2009 44¢ Holiday Knits
Lots 1627-1661   U.S. Singles - Airpost; Pioneer Flights to 1939 Transatlantic Issue
Lots 1662-1693   U.S. Singles - Special Delivery, Postage Due, Offices in China
Lots 1694-1769   U.S. Singles - Officials
Lots 1770-1850   U.S. Singles - Newspapers
Lots 1851-1856   U.S. Singles - Parcel Post and Parcel Post Postage Due
Lots 1857-1913   U.S. Singles - Private Vending Coils
Lots 1914-1930   U.S. Singles - Carriers and Locals
Lots 1931-1975   U.S. Singles - Postal Stationery; 1854 Issue to Postal Cards
Lots 1976-2036   U.S. Singles - Revenues; 1862-71 First Issue to Marihuana Tax
Lots 2037-2073   U.S. Singles - Federal Hunting Permit
Lots 2074-2101   U.S. Singles - Savings, Telegraphs to Postage Currency
Lots 2102-2172   U.S. Singles - Confederacy
Lots 2173-2227   U.S. Possessions Singles and United Nations
    Session 3: U.S. and Worldwide Collections
    Saturday, August 13, 2011, 5 p.m., Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH, Hall E-F
Lots 2228-2361   U.S. Collections
Lots 2362-2368   U.S. Collections - Postage & Modern Collections
Lots 2369-2417   U.S. Collections - Back-of-the-Book Collections
Lots 2418-2444   U.S. Collections - Revenue Collections
Lots 2445-2484   U.S. Collections - Possessions and U.N. Collections
Lots 2485-2492   U.S. Collections - Civil War Postal History
Lots 2493-2535   U.S. Collections - Cover Groupings
Lots 2536-2541   U.S. Collections - First Day and Cachet Makers
Lots 2542-2556   U.S. and Foreign Postcards
Lots 2557-2565   U.S. Ephemera
Lots 2566-2599   Commonwealth Country Collections - Great Britain
Lots 2600-2608   Commonwealth Country Collections - Australia to Batum
Lots 2609-2642   Commonwealth Country Collections - Canada & Provinces
Lots 2643-2695   Commonwealth Country Collections - Cape of Good Hope to Virgin Islands
Lots 2696-2778   Commonwealth General Collections
Lots 2779-2819   Foreign Country Collections - Alexandretta to Chile
Lots 2820-2846   Foreign Country Collections - China and People's Republic of China
Lots 2847-2876   Foreign Country Collections - Colombia to Fiume
Lots 2877-2917   Foreign Country Collections - France & Colonies and Georgia
Lots 2918-2959   Foreign Country Collections - Germany & Colonies
Lots 2960-3016   Foreign Country Collections - Greece to Korea
Lots 3017-3069   Foreign Country Collections - Liberia to Poland
Lots 3070-3122   Foreign Country Collections - Portugal to Surinam
Lots 3123-3160   Foreign Country Collections - Sweden to Yugoslavia
Lots 3161-3204   Foreign General Collections
Lots 3205-3297   Worldwide Collections
Lots 3298-3352   Worldwide Covers
Lots 3353-3364   Worldwide Topical Collections

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