James T. McCusker, Inc. - Philatelists and Auctioneers

Click here to enter the auction!
#354 - Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9 AM est.
United States and Worldwide
Stamps, Postal History, First Day Covers,
Collections & Balances

A very interesting Sale of over 800 single lots & balances, Sale 354, to be held on at our auction gallery in one session on Saturday November 8th at 10:00 AM EST. The Sale starts with several larger Ephemera & Autograph lots including First Families, Political, Statesmen (both US & Foreign), Presidents, Authors, Aviators, Entertainers, Scientists, etc; followed with interesting group of better individual US covers, note 5c (1d) “Brownish Orange” with 2014 Cert; early NY City duplex handstamp (Norton patent); several early “pioneer” flights & photocards; Zeppelin covers, etc. Fancy cancels on cover include the Unique “three strikes cover” showing 3 strikes of the Waterbury “baseball” fancy; small but powerful early advertising covers, both singles & group lots. Early US singles include: several 1847 5c & 10c issues including a “Sperati” 10c forgery; 1851-7 issues include several smaller group lots, sure to please the specialist; 1861-8 issues include several shades, grills, etc; 1869 issues include couple 90c & 24c Special Printing (130), attractive Banknotes, Columbians to $2 values, several earlier booklets & panes, assorted better Washington-Franklin issues, attractive Kans.-Nebr singles, sets, blocks, etc, small group of several larger Farley issues for the wholesaler, decent showing of modern errors include 10c Jefferson Memorial imperf coil strip of 5, both on & off cover, Airmails show several lots C1-6, strong group of Zeppelins as sets & singles; interesting BOB includes several better dues, Officials (both singles & group lots), Newspaper include 5 individual lots of 4c (PR92), NH & with 2014 PF Certs., Revenues include several elusive RJ’s, RK’s & RM’s, RY4, better Ducks include RW2 (x2), smaller groups, etc., Canada is particularly interesting with some better earlier noted: 3c (4) with major double transfer, 15c (30) pair in high grade, 2c (36c) bisect on piece, Jubilee’s to $4, Admirals, scarce & rare GVI plate blocks in groups, unusual run of Airmail semi-officials. British Commonwealth include extensive group of lots from one man’s collection of New Zealand, many useful varieties for specialist as well as his balance collection, General Foreign include Bosnia-Herzegovina “trial colors”, interesting France & Colonies, Collections & Balances include 37 US collections/balances covering mostly earlier collections with several postal history lots, several offered intact, as received, Country Collections include: “Esperanto” collection, immense & seldom seen, several Germany, Iran, several Israel, several Palastine, Russia, Switzerland, Topicals & 13 different Worldwide collections with something for everyone. A fantastic offering of Halvorsen hand painted covers with 50 lots including balances and specialized groupings. Finally a nice offering a better US FDC's including several intact collector built collections round out the sale.

Copyright © 1996-2014 James T. McCusker, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the James T. McCusker, Inc. User Agreement.
To read our Privacy Policy, click here.