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Sale 80

Lot 1781


U.S. Collections, Extensive Mint and Used Collection, on well filled White Ace pages, 19th Century starts with used #9X1e, 1-2, 1851's to 12¢, 1857's to 90¢ (pen cancel) with 30¢ unused, 1861-66 to 90¢ with 67 and 75, Grills incl. "F" complete, 1869's complete, large Bank Notes to 90¢ (4) with Grills to 10¢, 229 mint, 276-76A used, 278 unused, Columbians and Trans-Mississippi complete mint, all later sets mint incl. Jamestown n.h., 397-404, Washington-Franklins to $5 values, incl. coils, 505 double error in block of 12 (gum loss), plus single mint, 1922-26 series complete to $5 mint, Kansas-Nebraska sets mint, Back of the Book incl. Special Delivery, Parcel Post set complete mint, Dues, extensive Newspapers, many items selected for eye appeal but with faults (small thins or tears, no gum, regummed, etc.), still many nice items, very high catalog, mixed condition.
Estimate $10,000-12,000.

Realized $23,000

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