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Sale 122

Lot 1249


U.S. Collections, Mint and Used Collection in Lighthouse, advanced level of completion housed in Lighthouse hingeless album, incl. a group of certificates, range from used to unused, o.g. to n.h., from 1847 through mid 1930's, Airmails, Special Deliveries, Postage Dues, Officials, Shanghai's, Ducks, Parcel Post and others, early 19th Century issues range from used to mostly mint or unused, some highlights incl. #1, 2, 12, 37, 38, 6 unused, 1869 issues, many mint Bank Notes, Colombians mint or unused to $5 ($1 is used), Trans-Mississippi's mint to #292, 300313 mint (missing $2), good showing of Washington-Franklins, #630, C1C6 mint, C13C15 unused with certificates, mint Special Deliveries complete, Ducks complete through 1960's etc., overall a nice collection suitable for break up for retail or for a nice base collection to add to, 19th Century mixed condition, 20th Century generally fine to very fine.
Scott $65,000+ (Owner's).
Estimate $7,000-9,000.

Realized $19,550

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