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lot # 4 - 2: United States stamp collections

Friday Dec 08, 2017 10:00 to Saturday Dec 09, 2017 16:00 America/New_York
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Dec 08, 09:00 EST

U.S., Comprehensive Collection Loaded With Value. Incredible collection housed in a Scott Hingeless album containing a fantastic amount of classics, commemoratives, and Airmail issues; the vast majority of stamps are unused with just a few of the scarcer numbers in used condition; a few of the numerous highlights include a nice example of Scott #1, some choice 1851 imperforates including 13-15 and 17; 1857 perforated issues include 18, 20, 22, 27 used, 28, 30 and 30A, 32-38; the issue of 1861 include 68-70, 72-73, and 75-77; scarcer 1867 grills include 90, and 93-96; 1869 Pictorials include 112-117, and 119-121; grilled banknotes include 134-137, 139, 140 used, 141, and 144 used. ungrilled includes 145-151, 153 and 155; the 1873 Continentals include 156-163 and 166, 1875 Reprints and Re-issues include decent examples of #40, 102, 107, 123 and 132; 219-229 complete; 1893 Columbian are choice and complete 230-245; 1894 Bureaus 246-263 with very pleasing high values; 1895 Bureaus 264-277; 1898 Trans-Mississippis complete 285-293; 1902-1903 regular issues 300-311, and 313 along with 315 certified imperf single; sensational array of better Washington-Franklins with numerous high values; 1922-1925 flats are complete 551-573; there's a nice 630 White Plains sheet; and complete Kansas-Nebraskas 658-679; back of the book include choice Airmails including sets of C1-C6 and C13-C15; 9 certificates of authenticity are included for scarcer items such as the used grilled #140 with PF certificate; unused 166 with PF certificate; and the choice $2 Madison - Scott #277 with PF certificate; this collection would make a tremendous base for any serious collector to start off with, or any retail dealer looking for a wonderful selection of attractive stamps to offer their clientele; as with any collection this size, a few faults, especially on the early classics would be expected; but overall this collection has tremendous eye appeal with a wide range of attractive stamps.
Scott $200,000 Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.

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Scott $200,000

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