Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 18

Lot 834

#424 Sterling silver "Snake" design overlay, eyedropper filled taper cap pen. With green inlay eyes. Nib: Waterman's Ideal New York.One of the most desirable of all collector's pens and a highlight of the Goodman collection, excellent.
Estimated Value $25,000 - 30,000.

Lot 1125

British Africa collection, 1853-1961. An outstanding lot for the retail dealer with literally hundreds of better sets and singles in the $50 and up range. Close inspection will prove rewarding. Extraordinarily extensive, mostly mint collection hinged in 2 Scott albums. The late Victorian through 4 Kings issues are approximately 80% complete. Noteworthy are: Ascension complete mint through 1956; Basutoland complete throught 1961; British Bechuanaland with extensive Queen Victoria plus complete issues 1914-1961 including the Seahorses; good British Central Africa and British East Africa with issues to the £1; Cape of Good Hope including some Triangulars; East Africa & Uganda with issues to the 5r; Gambia missing apparently only 5 stamps for completion through 1953; extensive Gold Coast (complete 1928-1953); British Middle East Agencies and Offices in Morocco both apparently complete (a few values used); good Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika including the 1922 set complete; Lagos 80-90% complete; Mauritius from 1849 (complete 1926-1961);good selections of Natal, Niger Coast Protectorate, Nigeria and Northern Nigeria including better £1 values; Nyasaland complete less only 3 rarities; good Orange River Colony; Rhodesia about 80% complete including most of the Admirals and Double Heads; St. Helena is missing only 5 stamps for completion 1871-1961 (a few are used); Seychelles complete 1890-1962 (3 stamps are used); Sierra Leone over 80% complete 1860-1956 including several £1 values; Somaliland Protectorate and Southern Rhodesia both over 90% complete;good South West Africa with about 75% completion on the key overprint pairs; good South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland and Togo; Zanzibar and Zululand both over 75% complete. Occasional small fault. Generally F.-V.F.
Estimated Value $4,000 - 6,000.

Lot 1126

British Asia collection, 1854-1961. An excellent lot for the retail dealer with many, many singles and sets above $50. A valuable and extensive collection, mostly mint, hinged in 2 Scott albums, with the main value in late Victorian through the 4 Kings issues. Inclused Aden, Bahrain, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar over 90% complete; some Bangkok and Batum; Burma nearly complete including Japanese Occupations; extensive Ceylon from 1857 with late Victorian and 4 Kings about 90% complete; G.B. Offices in China complete less 3 stamps; good Hong Kong from 1862 including some excellent Queen Victoria (1901-1961 complete less only 1 stamp); Good India from 1854 including the Gandhi set and a selection of Princely States; excellent Malay area including Brunei, Labuan, North Borneo, Sarawak, Straits Settlements and individual Malay States over 80% complete with many better high values. Occasional small faults on the earliest issues. Generally F.-V.F.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 1282

Lincoln, Abraham. Meigs was a Union general from Georgia, who had graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1836 and served in various peace-time engineering assignments. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was promoted to colonel in the 11th U.S. Infantry. On May 15, 1861 he was appointed Brigadier General USA and Quartermaster General. He served efficiently in that difficult position throughout the war. A choice condition letter with light toning and minor soiling at the edges; mounted on a heavier 8 x 6" sheet. 16th President of the United States, 1861-1865.

Letter Signed As President. One page, Octavo, on Executive Mansion letterhead, Washington, DC, May 13, 1862. To General M(ontgomery) C(unningham) Meigs, U.S.A. In full: "General: Allow me to introduce Mr. Charles D. Chase and to commend his request to your favorable consideration. Your Obt. Servt. A. Lincoln." Fine.
Estimated Value $7,500-UP.

Lot 1129

British Pacific collection, 1850-1960. An excellent lot for the retail dealer - packed with better sets and singles in the $50 and up range. Extensive mostly mint collection hinged in one Scott album. Includes Australia over 90% complete 1913-1961, with mint Kangaroos to the 10s, KGV heads appear complete mint, also Sydney Bridge and most other commemoratives complete, 1937-38 Robes complete, 1949-50 Arms high values complete; British Solomons over 90% complete 1907-1961; Cook Island and Aitutaki over 80% complete; Fiji about 90% complete 1876-1954 including several better complete definitive sets; Gilbert & Ellice complete 1911-1956; Nauru complete 1916-1954; good New Britain; New Guinea about 90% complete; New Hebrides complete 1908-1956; New Zealand over 85% complete 1862-1961 including semi-postals--lacking B3 (no Postal Fiscals); good Niue, North West Pacific Islands, Norfolk, Pitcairn, Samoa and Tonga; also a selection of Australian States. Occasional small faults (the early New Zealand is mostly faulty) but mostly quite clean. Generally F.-V.F.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 520

#38 Gold filled, "Snake" design overlay, eyedropper fill, ca. 1905-1918. Green inlay eyes. Nib: Parker Lucky Curve Pen '3'. The "Snake" is one of Parker's most famous pen designs and is always in great demand.
Estimated Value $12,000 - 15,000.

Lot 523

#47 Bulbous pearl and alternating abalone covered barrel, eyedropper fill with gold filled floral design overlay cap. Circa 1905-1915. Nib: Parker Lucky Curve Pen '3'. without a doubt, one of the most beautiful fountain pens ever designed. excellent.
Estimated Value $6,500 - 7,500.

Lot 1133

French Colonies collection, 1859-1960. Careful inspection will reveal a wealth of bettere sets and singles - this is a great lot for the retail dealer looking for stock. An extraordinarily extensive collection, mostly mint, hinged in four Scott albums. Includes all the French colonies in Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, also French Offices Abroad and Monaco. Over 80% complete for the period, with catalog values to around $300. Many of the better early issues including the 1890's overprints are present. Occasional small fault. Generally F.-V.F.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 1018

Diamond, Platinum, Graduated Straight Line Necklace. This classic graduated straight line necklace, has 125 round brilliant and full-cut diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 10.00 cts., weighing 31 grams.
Estimated Value $6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 1122

Asia collection, 1883-1961. A mostly mint grouping hinged in one Scott album. Includes Cambodia 1952-1960 complete, Indonesia 1943-1960 nearly complete, Korea 1884-1960 with good pre-1945 issues plus nearly complete 1945-1960 mint, Laos 1951-1961 apparently complete mint, Mongolia 1924-1950 about 50% complete, Thailand 1883-1960 about 75-80% complete mint, and Viet Nam 1951-1961 apparently complete. Generally F.-V.F.
Estimated Value $750 - 1,000.

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