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I am constantly buying large and small collections and often have a variety of U.S. and Worldwide collections, lots, and accumulations available. If you are considering getting into a new area and would like a "starter collection" (whether small or large), let me know about your interest. Also, if you are seeking used binders or used empty albums to match what you currently have, again, let me know. Here are a few samples of collections. The listings below are included by happenstance. If you are seeking a particular country or type of material, please let me know. Payment plans are available. I guarantee your satisfaction.

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732636
United States Collection in Scott National Album 1870-1989: Mounted collection of over 1350 different, mint and used, in 1992 Scott National album in TWO green 3-inch 2-post binders. Sparse to 1920; strongest periods are 1935-60 and 1975-88, plus some airmails. You will find about $90 face in the post-1940 period including numerous se-tenant issues and a set of Ameripex souvenir sheets. While there is some variable condition, mostly in the older issues, overall nearly all clean and neat with much VF. While not comprehensive, this is overall a pleasing collection, very well suited for continuation and expansion in its present housing. The binders and pages are in near-new condition. This is a bargain for anyone who can use the album (the pages and binder retail new for about $260).

189.00

731331
U.S. NH Commemoratives Collection 1983-1993: Very attractive and neat NH VF collection of commemorative issues on Minkus pages in Minkus 3-ring binder. Mostly well-filled pages. 2007 Brookman retail value $356! -- there are a lot of stamps here. Virtually all spaces (even if the stamps are not present) have black mounts in very good condition. If you use the pages, there is a lot of value in the pages and mounts too! Very fresh and nice. At this price of LESS THAN HALF Brookman if you have a few duplicates when you add this to your collection, you can just use the duplicates for postage.

176.00

732536
United States Commemorative Collection 1893-1946: Between Scott #230//944, 1893-1946 collection of 243 different commemoratives, mint and used, on White Ace pages in binder with matching slipcase. Condition varies: early issues are mostly used and in mixed condition; from about 1920 on is all mint, much NH and generally F-VF or VF. Among the better issues in this section are Scott #704-15, 730-1, 750, and 859-93. Scott 2015 retail totals $750 (1893-1920 = $424; 1923-46 = $326+). A useful lot with a considerable amount of the value in the mint issues of the 1920s-30s. Attractively presented on nice pages and in a nice binder. Ready for further building of the early issues.

145.00

732665
United States Collection in Scott National Album 1857-1946: Collection of over 550 different, mint and used, to 1946 in Scott National album. Includes some basic 19th Century, some older commemoratives, a range of Washington-Franklin heads, then pretty well filled from 1922-46, plus some airmails and other back-of-book. There are quite a few values in the $1-$10 range, a set of #730-1 souvenir sheets, and 15c Banknote spacefiller (#163/$160). Scott 2015 retail, excluding #163 and others, totals well over $800. Condition varies: while much is F-VF, expect some faults. The most serious problem is that due to storage in dampness many of the mint stamps are stuck down. While many can probably be lifted with care, some will probably have to be soaked. Still, careful effort will yield much useful material!

179.00

732780
United States Collection Balance to 1935: Balance of collection in 1935 Scott National album in venerable but good condition 2-inch 2-post Scott binder. Just a few scattered stamps up to 1920. Most of the value is in mint issues of 1920-1935 including 2c Reds, Scott #704-15 Washington Bicentennials, and #740-9 Farley Parks in blocks of 4. Condition varies: there are some minor faults, an occasional straight edge, and a couple damaged not counted; but many, including the items mentioned above, run F-VF to VF. Scott 2016 retail totals over $800. A useful selection of issues of the 1920-35 period!

139.00

733016
United States Mostly-Mint Commemorative Collection Balance 1893-1940 in Scott Album: Collection balance of about 170 different 1893-1940 stamps (plus a few duplicates) and 72 different 4-blocks, in 1947 Scott U.S. Commemorative album in green 1-inch 2-post binder. Vast majority mint with some older used. Condition varies. There are minor faults in the older issues, but overall condition of the 1920s-1930s is much better, generally F-VF with quite a bit VF. Some of the blocks have slight crimping from the mounting corners but also include a fair number of NH stamps. Scott 2017 retail exceeds $725 and my price takes the variable condition into account.

139.00

733094
U.S. 1987 22c North American Wildlife Set/4 Matched Sheets in Folio: Scott #2286-2335 (2335a) set of four full sheets (50 different designs each) with matched plate numbers 11111 from all four corners. Attractively presented in gold-stamped folio. Offered at less than the price of the four single sheets!

110.00

733568
NEW
Scott United States 1857-1990s Collection Remainder in Minuteman Album 1847-2001: Useful collection remainder with hundreds of stamps ranging from 1857 into the 1990s. There are a surprising number of stamps (the catalog value would add up very quickly) from 1870-1930, but the quality is very mixed. Most stamps are used, with some long runs that you might not expect to find in such an offering. There is a range of back-of-book stamps and even a little UN (not counted in value). Some stamps are in neatly cut and installed black Showgard-style (split back) mounts. The album pages are in good used condition, not terrific, but they are quite usable. The pages are housed in THREE of the traditional black Minuteman 2-round-post binders with the big picture of a Minuteman on the cover. Two of the albums are in excellent used condition, but the third binder needs to be replaced (I do get them from time to time and would be happy to send a replacement for only the postage cost when I next have one, upon request). This is a remainder, meaning that some stamps have been removed, however, many more spaces are filled than you might usually expect. Whether you want a starting point for a new U.S. collection or you already have some U.S. stamps and would like an album for those as well as some additional stamps, this is sure to please. I do not have time to count the stamps or catalog value, thus the price is very low.

49.00

731716
U.S. Scott #1953-2002 (#2002b) Matched Set of Four Full Sheets: Set of four matched full sheets of the 1982 State Birds and Flowers issue, all plate number 22222, from each of the four corners. Presented in an attractive album with a very interesting (really!) small book about the development of the stamp issue. Brookman value is $45 per sheet; I normally sell individual sheets for $25. This set of four priced just as four individual sheets. One could search around for a long time trying to find a matched set like this.

100.00

732616
U.S. Discount Postage: 100 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (2 stamps) at 85% of Face Value: 100 groups of up to 2 (NOT more than 2) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited. No charge for shipping within U.S. if order total over $40. Smaller orders and outside the U.S. there is an additional cost.

42.50

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732617
U.S. Discount Postage: 500 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (2 stamps) at 80% of Face Value: 500 groups of up to 2 (NOT more than 2) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited. No charge for shipping within U.S. if order total over $40. Smaller orders and outside the U.S. there is an additional cost.

200.00

732618
U.S. Discount Postage: 1000 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (2 stamps) at 75% of Face Value: 1000 groups of up to 2 (NOT more than 2) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited. No charge for shipping within U.S. if order total over $40. Smaller orders and outside the U.S. there is an additional cost.

375.00

732388
U.S. Discount Postage: 100 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (3 Stamps) at 80% of Face Value: 100 groups of up to 3 (NOT more than 3) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited. No charge for shipping within U.S. if order total over $40. Smaller orders and outside the U.S. there is an additional cost.

40.00

732389
U.S. Discount Postage: 500 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (3 Stamps) at 75% of Face Value: 500 groups of up to 3 (NOT more than 3) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited. No charge for shipping within U.S. if order total over $40. Smaller orders and outside the U.S. there is an additional cost.

187.50

732390
U.S. Discount Postage: 1000 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (3 Stamps) at 70% of Face Value: 1000 groups of up to 3 (NOT more than 3) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited. No charge for shipping within U.S. if order total over $40. Smaller orders and outside the U.S. there is an additional cost.

350.00

732413
U.S. Discount Postage: 100 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (4 Stamps) at 77% of Face Value: 100 groups of up to 4 (NOT more than 4) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

38.50

732414
U.S. Discount Postage: 500 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (4 Stamps) at 72% of Face Value: 500 groups of up to 4 (NOT more than 4) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

180.00

732415
U.S. Discount Postage: 1000 Postage Rate Units of 50 Cents (4 Stamps) at 67% of Face Value: 1000 groups of up to 4 (NOT more than 4) stamps that total 50 cents, the current rate for a regular one ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

335.00

732416
U.S. Discount Postage: 100 Postage Rate Units of 71 Cents (2 Ounce Domestic Letter) (4 Stamps) at 80% of Face Value: 100 groups of up to 4 (NOT more than 4) stamps that total 71 cents, the current rate for a regular two ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

56.80

732417
U.S. Discount Postage: 500 Postage Rate Units of 71 Cents (2 Ounce Domestic Letter) (4 Stamps) at 75% of Face Value: 500 groups of up to 4 (NOT more than 4) stamps that total 71 cents, the current rate for a regular two ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

266.25

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732418
U.S. Discount Postage: 1000 Postage Rate Units of 71 Cents (2 Ounce Domestic Letter) (4 Stamps) at 70% of Face Value: 1000 groups of up to 4 (NOT more than 4) stamps that total 71 cents, the current rate for a regular two ounce letter within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

497.00

732419
U.S. Discount Postage: 100 Postage Rate Units of 35 Cents (Post Card Rate) (3 Stamps) at 80% of Face Value: 100 groups of up to 3 (NOT more than 3) stamps that total 35 cents, the current rate for a regular-size post card within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

28.00

732420
U.S. Discount Postage: 500 Postage Rate Units of 35 Cents (Post Card Rate) (3 Stamps) at 75% of Face Value: 500 groups of up to 3 (NOT more than 3) stamps that total 35 cents, the current rate for a regular-size post card within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

131.25

732421
U.S. Discount Postage: 1000 Postage Rate Units of 35 Cents (Post Card Rate) (3 Stamps) at 70% of Face Value: 1000 groups of up to 3 (NOT more than 3) stamps that total 35 cents, the current rate for a regular-size post card within the U.S. The stamps will be neatly packaged in groups of 50 for easy use and will be clearly labeled so that you will know how they are intended to be combined. The specific stamps included may vary, but for easiest use the variation is intentionally limited.

245.00

733532
United States Floor Sweepings: Sizable carton containing an accumulation of thousands of U.S. stamps, mint and used. This time most of the value is in mounted collections in albums and collection remainders on pages. There is a Scott 1978 Minuteman album with useful stamps and a 1965 American album with a Scott #112 spacefiller, plus several others. You will also find some various on- and off-paper stamps in envelopes, glassines, and plastic bags. There are even some covers including a couple unusual oversized covers bearing U.S. Official Stamps. Quality varies widely. In some of the collections much of the mint is stuck down due to humidity in storage. Some can be lifted with care; others will have to be soaked free. One collection of 1935-1963 commemoratives including Scott #859-893 was counted as zero in our value calculation. On the positive side, there is some mint that is not stuck and there is much used, a great deal of which is at F-VF or VF. With a little time and effort, you can salvage considerable value from this hoard!

95.00

732066
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U.S. Challenger Space Shuttle Flight 1983 Cover in Folder: 1983 Cacheted unaddressed cover franked by Scott #1909, the $9.35 Eagle, carried on the Eighth Flight of the Challenger Space Shuttle for 81 orbits of the Earth, August 30 - September 5, 1983. In the original souvenir folder showing spectacular photos of Challenger and an infrared image of the heating pattern of the wing during re-entry! A vital piece of Space topic postal history! These sold for $50-75 before the Challenger disaster, but this is not my specialty, thus I can offer at a low price. The pristine folder and cover. (If you wish to have in an original mailing envelope that was sent to an original purchaser, it may be available at the same price; just ask.)
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24.00

733404
United States 50 Years of Commemorative Stamps 1939-1988 Display Pages: A very interesting and attractive presentation that I have not seen before. I believe made by Fleetwood, each 13.5 x 10 inch page presents the commemorative stamps for the year (sometimes more than one page per year), with A MINT stamp (in a sturdy stamp mount), a brief description of the issue, and a reproduction of the first day postmark. A sidebar on the page has about 7 inches of interesting text discussing the stamp issues and the events of the year. Attractively presented with simple graphics for ease of reading and viewing. The pages are standard 3-hole punched, but would require a wide binder -- no binder present. ABOUT 100 PAGES! The total face value of the stamps should well exceed $75. I imagine that the original cost was probably at least $250! This would be perfect to show non-collectors how interesting stamps can be. It would be great for public displays and use in: Post office lobbies, schools, libraries, youth or senior centers, and anywhere that people congregate and have a few spare minutes to look at a display. Would also be really handy to support public talks about stamp collecting; the stamp mounts are quite sturdy, thus the pages can be passed around a group without concern of the stamps coming out. At this price, well below face value. you really cannot go wrong!

59.00

733533
U.S. Naval Covers, Mostly 1934-1941: An eclectic selection of 17 different U.S. Navy covers. 14 are cacheted covers of 1934-1941 with different ship cancels, including U.S.S. Gamble, Undaunted, Breese, Cormorant, Blackhawk, etc., and commemorating launching, commissioning, shakedown cruises, and other events. A couple have minor toning, but are otherwise F-VF or better -- the vast majority are VF and quite nice. Marked cover dealer retail prices (which based on the estate these came from, seem to be at least 20-30 years ago) ranged from $3 to $15 each, and totaled $199! Overall a very interesting and historical group!

59.00

733536
U.S. Space Covers 1965-1973 Collection (Gemini, Apollo, Skylab): Attractive selection of 28 different cacheted, unaddressed, early-mid space program covers including 1965-1966 Gemini program (8 covers); Apollo 4 thru 17, 1967-1972 (15 covers); and Skylab 1973 (5 covers). All pristine, fresh, and VF.

39.00

733528
U.S. Stamp Panels Collection: Collection of 34 stamp panels for stamp issues ranging from 1984 to 1996. These are somewhat similar in concept to the USPS Commemorative Stamp Panels, but I these were privately issued by the Postmasters of America company. They feature a large illustration relating to the stamp subject, a couple paragraphs of text, and the mint (NH) stamp issue. If the stamp issue is a single design, then a 4-block is present. If the stamp issue has 4 or 5 designs, then a block or other arrangement is present. The panels are vertically oriented, on cream heavy card stock measuring 10 x 13 inches. They are perfectly suitable for framing with an ample border to allow for matting and an embossed area around the subject matter. While these were made for sale to collectors, they are actually quite handsome with excellent artwork and overall appearance. Over the years, I have seen them sell -- and have sold many myself -- for between $5 and $10 each depending upon the subject matter. However, I do not have time to properly individually present these, so they are offered as a group for less than $1.50 each. The face value of the mint stamps in this group is over $36.00. The topical subjects include Winter Olympics (hockey), animals, birds, flowers. U.S. statehoods (several), African American history, Christmas (several, including Santa), cinema, football, Native Americans, Columbus, civil rights, U.S. history, and much more. These would be terrific to decorate a school, senior center, professional offices, medical waiting rooms, libraries, etc. One could even obtain just a few frames and then rotate these over time. [I do get others of these from time to time and I also have a few that duplicate what is in this collection, so let me know of there are any individual items or topics of interest to you.]

49.00

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732407
Associated Stamps of the West - Roads to Romance Label Book: Collectible labels issued by Tide Water Associated Oil Company. The labels are almost all neatly adhered to the pages, as usual and as intended. Book is in excellent condition, with red book cover having owner name lightly written; the inside is in near-perfect condition. Spaces for 100 labels (#101-#200), ALL but #199 and #200 are present. Tremendous range of topics / thematics. I have seen these labels offered for as much as $5 each. Extremely collectible and very seldom seen now, especially in books. Total of 98 labels. If broken up and sold individually the value would be at least $200!

54.00

733582
NEW
President Eisenhower 100th and President Kennedy 75th Anniversary Cover Collections: A pair of very attractive blue presentation books containing 10 and 13 covers respectively. The covers are from 1990 (Eisenhower) and 1988 (Kennedy) respectively, and commemorate significant events in their lives and careers. Each page has an extensive write-up of the particular event. While the covers themselves do not have a whole lot of financial value, I am sure that the original selling price was significant. These really are very interesting and would be great gifts (including to oneself) for folks who appreciated these important American leaders. Far below the original selling price and well below the individual prices today. Offered as the group of two books.

13.00

733583
NEW
Collection of U.S. Stamps Honoring American Space Achievements: A handsome large-size "picture book" album containing 30 pages bearing stamps, incredible pictures, and very interesting text about the U.S. space program. While the face value of the stamps included is only about $7.50, the cost of producing this album must have been several times than and I am sure the original selling price was probably over $50 if not closer to $100. This would be a wonderful gift (including to oneself) for folks who enjoy the subject of space exploration. Offered at a only a small fraction of the original price.

SOLD

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