RYUKYU ISLANDS, Ryukyu Islands Collection.
Comprehensive collection in several albums, mint sheet files and loose, wonderful group of provisionals with better Miyako, Okinawa and Yaeyama districts, incl. Nos. 3X9, 3X28 (2), 4X2, 4X3, regular issues with several better incl. No. 17, 45a (2), 47a (2), 48b (2), 50a (2), album of town cancels, artist signed cards, cover used on last day of U.S. administration, better multiples incl. complete sheets of C14-C18 (cat. $2,113.50), fantastic postal stationery with countless small variations noted on pages, few plate blocks and other interesting, some faults to be expected but generally in superior condition, Fine-Very Fine, this collection is the result of a lifetime of searching for countless varieties and is one of the most comprehensive collections we have ever offered