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April, 2019

Oldlouis - $1 START Rarities of Russia, Ukraine, Germany Public Auction - March 26 - April 2, 2019 Third Rarities Auction contains 1,200 lots of rare collectible postage stamps and postal history. The extraordinary and stunning material such us probes, proofs, specimens, print errors, varieties, locals and high valued sets.

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The Auction includes:

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H.R. Harmer, Inc. - United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections - April 4-6, 2019 Our sale of United States, British, and Worldwide Stamps, Covers, and Collections features several key areas which are worth noting. From one of the largest holdings of United States postmarks ever assembled to specialized collections of US Possessions, Eastern and Western Expresses, and Locals and Carriers, this sale is populated by many attractive and desirable covers. There are also many interesting lots to be found in the British Commonwealth and Foreign sections of the catalogue; and as always, the collections session on day three will appeal to dealers and collectors alike. Several key lots include:

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Modern Stamps, Inc. - Public Auction #473 - No Buyer's Fee - April 6, 2019 Public Auction #473 includes 405 Lots without Hidden Reserves. This Sale includes Collections of U.S. Stamps, plus World Wide Single Stamps and Sets, Country Collections, Accumulations, Covers and "Box Lots". Sale Highlights Include Early U.S. Issues, U.S. "Postage" Lots, U.S. Mint Sheets and U.S. Covers. The Sale also includes World Wide Small Lots and Collections from British Commonwealth, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Middle East and San Marino. There is a Wide Selection of Country Collections & Accumulations (Over 100 Lots), Plus Some "Cinderella" Items (Not Listed by Scott) and World Wide Covers. There are many Better "Box Lots", Unsorted Mixtures and Accumulations (U.S. and World Wide). Something of interest for almost every collector can be found in this Sale. NO BIDDER'S FEE IS ADDED TO THE INVOICE. All Lots Sold to the High Bidder at an Increment Over the Second High Bid. PHONE BIDDING DURING THE AUCTION CAN BE SCHEDULED. Dynamic Internet Bidding at StampAuctionNetwork.


House of Zion - Public Auction - April 7, 2019 Dear friends and Fellow Collectors, I am very pleased to announce PUBLIC AUCTION #103, to be held SUNDAY APRIL 7, 1:30pm, in conjunction with the METROPOLITAN POSTCARD SHOW, being held at the Watson Hotel in New York City.

We are very pleased to have been selected to sell the great collection of Rabbi Harold Salzmann, amassed over 70 years of his collecting. It encompasses every phase of Holy Land collecting from Forerunners, Palestine, Israel, Judaica, Zionist Congresses, and Holocaust.

We are also proud to be offering items from the collections of Marin Davies, Dr. Bob Pildes, Ken & David Torby Dr. Les Bard, Alan Sternberg, Jacques Mahu, Dr. Jonathan Becker, and Bob Cohen.

The highlights of this sale is the 1948/Interim Period, section, and the outstanding Synagogue Postcards, assembled over many years by Martin Davies.
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Sotheby's - Stamps Online: The Michael Bakwin Collection - April 11, 2019 Sotheby’s is delighted to offer The Michael Bakwin Collection of United States Essays, Proofs, Stamps, and Covers in an online-only auction. Featuring specialized collections of Postmasters’ Provisionals, Bisect Uses on Cover, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue, and Hunting Permits, bidding will be open from 2 April through 11 April on Sotheby’s.com. Viewings are by appointment only. Please contact the department at (212) 606 -7385 to set up an appointment.

Passionately assembled by businessman, horticulturist, and philanthropist, Michael Bakwin, these examples evidence his broad, yet refined taste as a collector. As early collectors of Impressionist & Modern Art, his parents Drs. Ruth Morris and Harry Bakwin shared a passion for collecting with their son. In addition to their renowned love for art and rare objects, they instilled a sense of civic duty, inspiring Michael’s devoted philanthropy to organizations including the Phelps Memorial Hospital, the New York Botanical Garden, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the American Museum of Fly Fishing. He also served on the boards of the Chrysler Museum of Art and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions - Westpex Auction 85 - April 25-28, 2019 The Westpex Auction We are pleased to have been selected yet again as the Official Auctioneer for Westpex 2019, the West Coast's premier annual philatelic exhibition. We are offering a total of 3,748 lots in three separate catalogs for this very special event. The first session commences at 10:00 AM PST on Thursday, April 25th, 2019 in the Bayside Ballroom II at the SFO Marriott Waterfront Hotel.

This fantastic auction has a total of 2,956 lots with an outstanding array of United States and Worldwide stamps, postal history, collections, literature and more! The sale features the William Tatham Collection of California Postal History, The John Drew Collection of Nevada Postal History, and another wonderful group of specialized Mexico. The Collection and Balance section is replete with something to satisfy every taste. Visit our website for more information and additional image scans not in the catalog.
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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions - The Stamps and Postal History of Classic Ecuador - April 27, 2019 The Stamps and Postal History of Classic Ecuador We are pleased to offer one of the finest collections of Ecuador to come to market in recent memory. Formed over many years, the collection covers all aspects of the classic issues including multiples, postal usages, cancellations and varieties. The provenance from important past collections is extensive including Ayora, Berkinshaw-Smith, Bustamante, Dujmovic, Funkhouser, Goeggel, Hubbard, Longhi, Lund, Olgieser, Saá, Wolner and Yardley.

Some selected sale highlights include ½r blue unused first printing block four (one of four known); the largest known ½r blue strip used on cover; ½r blue usages to Paris and Italy (only 7 first issue transatlantic usages recorded), 1r yellow buff double bisect use; 1r yellow bisect with single to Peru; 1r yellow buff to the United States (fewer than 5 first issue covers to North America recorded); 1r yellow orange block of sixteen used on wrapper front (largest known); 1r green unused block (only 5 recorded unused blocks); 1r green on quadrille paper; two pairs of 1r green on cover to Lima; 1r green strip of nine on cover front (largest known); 4r pale carmine rose printed on both sides error block of four; 4r rose red to Chile; etc.

Many rare and unique first issue origins, postmarks and cancellations are present including manuscript Alausi, manuscript Babahoyo, manuscript Cuenca, manuscript Cariamanga, manuscript Chimbo, Gebauer, Jipijapa red cds, Loja, Naranjal, red fancy "P.I." star cancellation, Pelileo M.C. cancellation, Pujilí, Santa Rosa, red Ibarra tied use, Ventanas and Zozoranga.
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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions - The Dr. David Patterson Collection of New Zealand Chalon Heads - April 27, 2019 We are pleased to offer one of the finest collections of New Zealand Chalon Heads to come to market in recent memory. This grand award winning collection was formed over the last 30 years, comprehensively covering all aspects of the Chalon Heads including mint and used singles, multiples, postal usages, cancellations and varieties. The provenance from important past collections is extensive including Ferrary, E.J. Lee, Burrus, Odenweller, Samos, Stanley, Boker, Yeroc, Kaye, Dumas, Ellot, DuBois, Hackmey, Wolffe, Kruger, etc. The numerous highlights start with an unused set of the 1d, 2d and 1s London printing as well as two 1d singles on cover.

Please enjoy this remarkable collection.
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H.R. Harmer, Inc. - The Richard Frajola Collection of Classic Nepal - April 30, 2019 The Richard Frajola Collection of Classic Nepal is a comprehensive look at the early years of the postal service in this fascinating nation. From the primitive first printing through the introduction of the telegraph decades later, the Frajola Collection features many of the key items of Nepal -- in terms of both stamps and postal history. If you are an advanced collector of Nepal we hope that you find something in this catalogue to further your exhibit; if you have never before considered collecting Nepal we hope that you find this catalogue enlightening. Individual highlights in the sale include:

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May, 2019

Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. - Gem-Quality United States Stamps - May 1-2, 2019 Sale 1199 contains an exceptional array of Gem-Quality United States stamps -- both used and unused. Included are selections from the Midwestern "95+" Collection, the Ralph Prager Collection of Stamps in the Highest Grades, the Gary M. Roush Collection of Superb Used Stamps and the Robert Hinrichs Collection of Choice Stamps and Plate Number Singles LIVE Internet Bidding at StampAuctionNetwork.


Cherrystone Auctions - Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World - May 7-8, 2019 Welcome to our May 7-8 Sale, to be held at Cherrystone's New York City galleries. There are 1,642 lots of rare stamps and postal history of the World, featuring further selections from the David Mace collection and properties of numerous vendors and estates sold by their order. A solid selection of United States is followed by Austria, Belgium, France and Colonies, Germany and Colonies, Italy and Colonies, Liechtenstein, Spain and Scandinavian countries. There are strong sections of Czechoslovakia, Poland and Russia. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented with strength in Queen Victoria, KEVII and George V singles and sets, as well as Japanese Occupation material. There are numerous flight covers of the world, with selections of Zeppelin dispatches. Sections of better South America, Asia and the rest of the world are noteworthy, with an award-winning collection of Corrientes offered intact. The sale concludes with the usual selection of large lots, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers. Live Internet bidding is available through our website www.cherrystoneauctions.com (via CherrystoneLIVE). A limited number of printed catalogues are available on request. Preview of lots at our 57th Street galleries by appointment.

Please note that this four-session auction (at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. each day) takes place live on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7th and May 8th at our New York 57th Street Auction Galleries and on CherrystoneLive (www.cherrystoneauctions.com/live). Lots will be on view at our galleries on Monday, May 6th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Other viewing times are available by appointment. Dynamic Internet Bidding at StampAuctionNetwork.


Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. - The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples - May 8-9, 2019 The Gross Multiples sale is breathtaking in its scope and quality. From Classics to Parcel Post, the array of largest known unused multiples and plate blocks is astonishing.

The auction will take place on Wednesday, May 8, and Thursday, May 9, 1:30 p.m. each day, at The Collectors Club of New York, 22 East 35th Street. The landmarked Stanford White clubhouse provides a perfect setting for this historic sale, but space is limited, so please reserve your seat as soon as possible. LIVE Internet Bidding at StampAuctionNetwork.


Dutch Country Auctions / The Stamp Center - Public Auction - May 10-11, 2019 Our May Auction, 322, is on the 10th and 11th. Our past Auction in March was one of our best ever. The strongest sections were covers (of all types), U.S. collections and worldwide large lots and collections.

This Auction has similar strength with very many U.S. and worldwide cover lots including Inauguration, Naval, Patriotic, Topical, FDCs, postcards, along with large accumulations. The U.S. section has a strong showing ranging from single classics (including #17, 39, 116), to collections and accumulations.

The worldwide section has an excellent variety of nice value and quality singles and sets. As usual, we have a very large selection of accumulations and collections. Look and see if there is something for you. Dynamic Internet Bidding at StampAuctionNetwork.


Harmer-Schau Auction Galleries, Inc. - Pipex Stamp Show, Portland, Oregon - May 12, 2019 Pipex Auction in Portland with over 600 lots of U.S. and worldwide stamps and postal history, including many collection lots.
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