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Sale 74

Lot 346


Worldwide, The World According to Scott's, One man's attempt to collect the world in Scott specialty albums, thousands of mint and used, this lot contains 180+ albums with pages to late 1990's, several countries with pages to 2004, housed in 3 ring binders, a few are in Scott binders with Palo pages (Eastern Europe), no U.S., he never really tackled the early issues, but did spend a lot on new issues, most albums sparse to partially filled, some with a reasonable showing of country, strength in British Commonwealth mint incl. large amount of new issues to 2003-2004 from Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, and Canada, better countries with earlier mint include Samoa, Antigua, Bahamas, Leeward Islands, Solomon Islands, Trieste Zone A, occasional $100+ catalog items incl. Cocos #O1, Great Britain #1 used, Canada $1 values, New Zealand #B3-B4 mint, Cape of Good Hope triangles used and Mafeking siege issues, nice Latin America in particular Argentina and Brazil, also interesting Korea from the 1940's and 1950's, like new pages and binders, the owner must have paid our "starting bid" on the albums alone, some minor faults on classics, but value in 20th Century mint, overall fine to very fine, allow yourself plenty of time to view this lot.
Estimate $30,000-35,000.

Realized $36,800

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