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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
688
og
Unused U.S. Stock, 1851-1990s. Laid out in eleven stockbooks, with some higher cataloging early stamps, useful Bank Notes incl. an original gum No. 161 with P.S.E. certificate, many Columbians incl. $1.00 (two), $3.00 and $5.00, the later issues filled with medium priced Commemoratives and Regular Issues in useful quantities (Commemoratives go only to the 1930s), also Back-of-Book, with value in Air Posts incl. the first six stamps in various quantities and a Graf Zeppelin set, mixed condition, mostly Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 10,000-15,000
18,500
689
 
U.S. Collection and Accumulation. Several hundred 19th to early 20th century used and unused stamps with a few later, small part on Scott Specialty pages (generally stuck down), but mostly on original old auction lot cards or retail sheets, wide variety with some minor duplication, nothing particularly rare but just lots of useful medium priced material, some occasional condition issues but mostly Fine-Very Fine with very nice quality items here and there, careful viewing recommended to really appreciate this old time collection

E. 5,000-7,500
8,000
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690
 
High Cataloging Lot. A few hundred items, several higher values such as No. 1 (two) and 2, Columbian dollar values incl. duplicated $1.00 and $2.00, Trans-Mississippi issue with at least four $1.00 and two $2.00, various other 19th Century incl. No. 155 with original gum (P.F. certificate), some better early 20th Century high values, Back-of-Book, a few multiples and some proofs, mixed condition, our estimate is a tiny fraction of the total catalogue value

E. 5,000-7,500
10,000
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691°
 
Old-Time U.S. Collection. In a Scott album, begins with 1847 issue with four 5c and two 10c, 1851 and 1857 Issues with some useful items incl. over 50 1c Blue imperf. and perf. examples of different types, 1861 Issue thru 1869 Issue, Bank Notes well-filled, unused Columbian $5.00, Trans-Mississippi to $1.00, onwards progressively well-filled incl. Washington-Franklins to 1930s, Back-of-Book with better Air Post and Revenues as well as some Possessions, also with an additional four stockbooks of mostly 1930s Commemoratives (some stuck) in blocks and over 50 Postal Cards and some covers, mixed condition with much being Fine or better, a lot worthy of inspection

E. 4,000-5,000
6,750
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692
og
United States Collection, 1847-1933. Over 150 nearly all unused stamps neatly arranged on black stock sheets, virtually all different, mostly better Scott numbers, wide range of issues, better items noted incl. unused nos. 20, 35-38, 76, 112-114 (latter double grill), 148, 208a, 217, 227-229, 240-242, 260, 276, 291-293, 310-311, 313, 323-330, 397-400A, 403-404, 479-480, 524, 547, C1-C6, C18, five better Special Delivery, four CSA General Issues incl. No. 13 blocks of four and Philippines Nos. 224-225, better used with Nos. 1-2 (former appears unused) and 118-121, also a few proofs with No. 1 plate proof on India, lastly there is an 1856 J. Morrison Harris Congressional Free Frank cover, condition on the early part to about 1900 is very mixed with regummed, faults, reperfed and a couple repaired, condition gets better and quite a few sound attractive stamps will be found, overall an attractive and valuable lot, nine certificates accompany

E. 4,000-5,000
6,500
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693
og
United States Unused Collection, 1870-1966. Mounted in a Scott National album, earliest stamps incl. a few Large Bank Notes, Small Bank Notes through 10c plus 30c, Columbians through 30c, Trans-Mississippi through 10c, Pan Americans complete, 1902 Issue through 13c, Louisiana Purchase complete, decent range of Washington-Franklins incl. Nos. 341, 357-358, 459, 500, 1922 Issue through $5.00, later issues incl Kansas-Nebraska, then essentially complete through mid-1960's, back-of-book mostly limited to Air Post (no Graf Zeppelins), Fine-Very Fine with many attractive stamps, Scott Retail counting everything through 1922 as hinged (there is some Mint N.H.) more than $10,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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694
 
Used U.S. Stock, 1847-1940. Neatly arranged in two stockbooks, with reasonable duplication throughout, incl. four No. 1 and one No. 2, other higher value early stamps, better Commemoratives incl. $4.00 Columbian, $1.00 (two) and $2.00 Trans-Mississippi, some high value Regular Issues, also Back-of-Book, many medium priced stamps in useful quantities, in addition there are a few higher cataloging stamps with certificates, such as No. 64, 70c (1965 PF as No. 60) and No. 112 with green cancel, mixed condition, largely Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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695
 
United States Collection, 1845-1950. Mounted in three albums, a number of better unused stamps but generally stuck down on album pages, highlights include unused No. 10X1, range of used 1851-68 issues with several higher value grills, used 118-119, unused 30c-$1.00 and used $2.00 Columbians, 261A (original gum, faulty), unused 262 (stuck down so unable to verify lack of watermark), 276, 277, 291-292 (latter defective) and 323-327, range of Washington-Franklins (mostly used), White Plains sheet, back-of-book incl. C1-C6 and C13-C15 (stuck down), a few better Newspapers, Postage Due, Revenues, etc., very mixed condition with faults to be expected on all the better stamps, still some useful material

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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696
og
Mostly Unused Lot. On small display cards, sales cards, or album pages with Scott catalogue number and retail price, some early stamps, much is from late 19th Century to mid-20th Century, with singles and sets incl. many Commemoratives, better plate blocks such as two sets of the Presidential Issue and three sets of the Liberty series, also a roll of Imperforate 32c Flag Over Porch Coil (plate 44444), useful duplication, mixed condition, many are Fine-Very Fine and some Mint N.H.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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697
nhbl
Mint Sheet Dealer Stock. Neatly arranged and identified by Scott No., housed in 21 mint sheet albums (20 being Lindner albums), denominations from 1c-29c with over -2/3 of the face value in 13c-29c sheets, begins with Scott No. 782 thru 2874, incl. many 3c sheets which have slight premiums but merely counted as face, duplication present especially among the more popular topical areas such as space and wildlife, Mint N.H., Very Fine, an instant stock of mint sheets of which to build upon or add to an existing stock

12,520
6,500
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698
nhbl
Mint Sheet Dealer Stock, Over-30c Denominations. Many hundreds neatly arranged by Scott No. in seven Lindner sheet albums, some additional loose, denominations from 32c-39c with over half of the value in 32c sheets, duplication present, also incl. some booklets, Mint N.H., Very Fine

4,675
3,250
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699
og
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 699, Collections and AccumulationsBetter Regular Issues, 1901-38, Better Regular Issues, 1901-38Better Regular Issues, 1901-38. Singles incl. 341, 423, four 479, two 480, six 572, three 573 and a set of Mint N.H. 1938 Presidentials, multiples with Mint N.H. 308 block of six and $2.00 833 double plate block of four, also incl. unused (regummed) No. 311, barely Fine used 313 and two Mint N.H. No. 341's (both reperfed) and figured as such, otherwise Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
1,800
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700
nh
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 700, Collections and AccumulationsBetter Never Hinged Regular Issues, 1902-38, Better Never Hinged Regular Issues, 1902-38Better Never Hinged Regular Issues, 1902-38. Incl. 308 block of four, 309, 341, 346 and 347 blocks of four, 581-591 singles, 701 block of four and single and pair No. 834, Fine-Very Fine, nice fresh lot

2,796
650
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701
og
Better Commemorative Balance, 1893-1912. 17 singles, one imprint and plate no. pair and seven blocks of four or six, singles incl. 30c Columbian, 4c, 8c and 10c Trans-Mississippi, three each 8c and 10c Pan-American and Louisiana Purchase, 330 and 400A singles, blocks with 3c, 5c (two) and 15c Columbian, 2c and 5c Jamestown and 5c Perf 10 Panama-Pacific, the plate pair is 8c Trans-Mississippi and there is one used single, a No. 369, nearly all original gum (few regummed), one 5c Columbian block no gum, perfs close on some, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
900
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702
ogbl
1922-38, Plate Block Collection (551/834). Extensive collection on album pages and in glassines, wide range of flat plate and rotary press printings with many better incl. individual Scott Retail values to $900.00, small amount of duplication to show different plate nos., mix of Mint N.H. and hinged, some 1922 Issue star plate blocks incl. three of 15c plus blocks of four, 20c plate block signed by Harry S. New, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail more than $12,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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703
ogbl
Commemorative Plate Blocks, 1898-1925. 25 plate blocks, incl. Nos. 285-286 (plate blocks of four), 328 (Mint N.H.), 329, 367-368, 370-373 (No. 372 Mint N.H., toning in selvage), 397-398, 401 (Mint N.H.), 537 (Mint N.H.), 548 (Mint N.H.), 549-550, 614-619 (Mint N.H.), 620-621, nearly all with at least Fine centering, many Very Fine, an attractive group, Scott Retail more than $7,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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704
nhbl
Modern Plate Block Stock, 1935-2003. Arranged in 35 counter books, plus some Air Post issues in glassines, contains only plate number blocks of four, mainly Commemoratives, some Regular Issues and Air Post, usually from one to ten of each, most if not all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, face value

3,520
2,000
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705
ogbl
Plate Block Stock. In seven counter books, 1905-1940, plus some more modern high values incl. $5.00 Hamilton, also Air Post and some other Back-of-Book, loaded with $40.00-$150.00 cataloging plates, incl. both Regular Issues and Commemoratives, moderate duplication, some Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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706
nhbl
Plate Block Collection, 1931-75. Huge collection in two Scott albums and two glassine boxes, a few prior to Scott 700 but begins in earnest with 1931 issues with strong coverage through Scott 1500's, some better incl. dollar value Presidentials, $5.00 No. 1053, also several nice Air Post, other back-of-book incl. E13 plate block of six (oxidized at bottom), couple modern items incl. Legends of West error sheet and Buggs Bunny imperforate, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,250
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707
ogbl
Plate Blocks. Two: No. 558 with right plate no. selvage, Mint N.H., second is No. 678 with bottom stamps Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, each with certificate

1,175
225
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708
og
Classic Plate Number Balance. On stock pages, incl. original gum No. 207 imprint and plate no. block of 10 (some perf separations), original gum No. 184 block of four with extra selvage at top showing full plate no., unused (no gum) part imprint and plate no. strip of five of No. 206, original gum No. 208a with plate no., several other used or unused Bank Notes showing plate nos., also a few early Bureau items incl. No. 284 block of four with part imprint and plate no., No. 309 imprint and plate no. strip of three, Nos. 310, 311 and 315 with plate nos., the last creased, couple others, centering ranges from Very Good to Fine, Scott Retail more than $6,300.00

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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709
og
Early 20th Century Plate Number Balance. In glassines and on a stock page, mostly unused single stamps, all with plate nos., many better incl. Nos. 330, 341-342, 369, 399-400A, 403, 418 (three), 419, 421-423, 440, 460, 477, 479-480, 523-524 and 547 (two of each), also a plate no. study of Nos. 405-406 with about 50 each, a few others, generally Fine, Scott Retail as all hinged without premium for the plate nos. more than $7,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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710
 
Plate No. Study Balance. Box with single stamps and plate blocks, range of 1902 and Washington-Franklins presented as a plate no. study, Yorktown issue plate block study, also large group of Air Post plate no. singles and multiples, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
650
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711
og
Coil Collection, 1908-1970's. Housed in glassines and on album and stock pages, full range starting with the perf 12 flat plate issues, including many paste-ups with plate nos. underneath the paste-up, line pairs, numerous better pairs with Scott Retail of more than $300.00, a few perhaps suspect, group of imperforate flat plate coils incl. several in long strips and a strip of 51 of No. 408V with three different plate no. paste-ups, rotary press coils incl. joint line pairs of 453-454 and 599A, two binders of modern plate no. coils incl. Transportation and Flags with better Scott values to $300.00, also some Air Post, largely Fine with some earlier issues Very Fine, substantial Scott Retail value

E. 3,000-4,000
4,000
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712
og
Flat Plate Coils. Few album pages and stock cards of unused guide line pairs, values from 1c-5c, few not genuine, some fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
750
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713
nhbl
Plate Strip Accumulation. Thousands of loose strips housed in a small box, denominations from 1c-40c with about -2/3 of the value in 10c-20c, various issues with duplication incl. different positions and nos., Mint N.H., Very Fine, face value

2,325
1,200
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714
nh
Complete Booklet Dealer Stock. Neatly organized by Scott No. in four Safe dealer albums, from Scott No. BK131 to BK288, naturally some duplication present but incl. some varieties such as different plate nos., Mint N.H., Very Fine, face value

3,020
1,700
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715
nh
Premium Complete Booklet Stock. Neatly housed and identified by Scott in a Safe album, from Scott No. BK75-130, Air Posts BKC1-23 and Postal Insurance QI1-5, some duplication present with the catalogue value exceeding $3,700.00 not incl. an exploded BK114 and a few additional C10a panes, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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716
nhbl
Booklet Pane Dealer Stock. Housed on dealer pages in seven counter books, ranges from Scott No. 1278a thru 4185a incl. Air Post from C25a thru C79a, well over half of the value being in modern material from 25c-37c denominations, duplication to be expected, Mint N.H., Very Fine, face value

1,495
800
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717
og
Booklet Panes. 14 panes, incl. two 279Bj, 300b, 319Fq and ten of 405b from six different positions, few Mint N.H., one of first regummed, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

3,050
600
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718
og
U.S. Booklet Panes with Plate Numbers, 1903-58. On stock pages and in glassines, flat plate and rotary press printings, each showing plate nos., incl. Nos. 319g (two), 331a-332a, 374a (two), 375a (three), later Washington-Franklins, rotary press printings with good percentages of plate nos., also C10a (two), other Air Post, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail more than $3,000.00

E. 500-750
1,900
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719
og
Back-of-the-Book Issues. About 20 items, incl. better Special Delivery with two E1, E2, E3 (all original gum, couple Mint N.H.), three Mint N.H. blocks of four No. E7, J7 original gum (bit of extraneous printing ink top right corner), two shades No. J43 (original gum, one may be Mint N.H.), also regummed block of four No. E3 and couple problematic items, first is 1c Postage Due perf 10, unused (no gum), does not show watermark but shade may be either Rose (No. J59) or Carmine Rose, a cheap stamp, and 90c Treasury, clearly shows paper mesh characteristic of the Soft Paper Issue No. O113 but has paper "snap" of the much cheaper Intermediate Hard Paper, there is a Fine centered 4c Playing Cards First Issue Revenue with handstamp cancel but with small corner repair, and last of little importance are two sets of Boating stamps, after sorting through the questionable, etc., viewers will find some nice Fine-Very Fine value in this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
2,200
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720
 
Back-of-the-Book Accumulation. Odd assortment, incl. some slightly better, decent quality First Issue Revenues on auction pages from about 15 years ago, Revenues, Wines and Telegraph issues on Scott Specialty pages, and about 300 used Parcel Post (Q1-Q12) in various quantities with about 15-20 complete sets and two $1.00 blocks of four

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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721
 
Extensions Balance. 19 stamps from the Golden Oak Collection (Sale 1062), all have superior centering and appearance, each with current certificate, incl. used Nos. 7, 10, 11 (2), 30A, 33, 72, 117 (2), 121, 155, 156, 188, unused Nos. 236, 290, 513, E10, J18, and J66a, each certificate mentions a flaw (most common is reperf), several with older certificates as sound, Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance

5,236
1,800
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722
 
Extensions Balance. 14 items originally offered as individual lots, each with current certificate noting a flaw, incl. used Nos. 1, 1b, 8A, 18, 30A, 35 (2), 112, 243, 313, unused Nos. 3, 4, 40, J7 and O35, one or two with older certificates as sound, overall appear Very Fine

8,580
3,500
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723
 
Balance. Ten items, incl. used No. 8 (with 2014 P.S.E. certificate), unused Nos. 355 guide line pair (with 2014 P.F. certificate), 288 block of four, 324, 326, 404, few Revenues, each with small fault, appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail in excess of

6,000
2,400
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724
 
Miscellaneous Balance. Filling over two boxes, with collection balances in albums and album pages, various stamps on stockpages, wide range of items, many medium priced stamps noticed, mixed condition, inspection is strongly suggested

E. 1,000-1,500
5,250
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725
og
Balance. Ten better items plus few stockbooks of mostly modern plate blocks, incl. Nos. 233, 327 (4), 479, 523, 524, 1Xa-E1c, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail for better items

2,135
950
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726
 
Accumulation. Filling three boxes, with collection balances in albums, some stockbooks, sales cards, glassines, etc., wide range of stamps, from early to modern, mixed condition

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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727
 
Balance. Few random items, incl. No. 76 used as revenue on marriage certificate, blocks of four of Nos. C3-C6, six of No. 519, matched set of plate blocks of Nos. 704-715 for all plates and all positions, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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728
og
Balance. Eleven items, incl. used No. 86, unused Nos. 238, 258 (3), C13-C15, imprint and plate no. strips of three of 256 and 273, plate block of 308, overall Fine-Very Fine, two with current certificates

3,415
1,400
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729
 
Balance. Eight stamps, incl. used Nos. 10, 70a and 115, unused Nos. 221, 297, J60, O81 and JQ5, fresh and Very Fine, five with current certificates

1,372
650
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730
 
Accumulation. Small group of used stamps on dealer's pages, range of issues incl. 1861-66, Bank Notes, 20th Century with values to $1.00, also some Spanish Revenues, few with decent centering, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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731
 
Accumulation. Random group of unused and used stamps, incl. some Canal Zone, stockbook with significant duplication of 2c 1890 Issue, 210 and a few others, few plate blocks of No. 833, also a few random covers, uncut press sheet of 3130-3131 Pacific 1997 stamps, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
750
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732
 
Used Stock, 1909-1990s. Arranged in eight stockbooks, incl. many Washington-Franklins, later Commemoratives and Regular Issues (no Back-of-Book), duplication over twenty of some, mixed condition.

E. 150-200
225
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733
nh
High Denomination Face. Mint N.H. group of sheets and blocks in a single post office glassine envelope, largely Express Mail and Priority Mail complete sheets of 20 with denominations to more than $18.00, also a number of definitive issues in sheets or blocks, lowest denomination is $1.00, very fresh group, face value

3,844
3,500
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734
nh
High Value Face Lot. Large accumulation of postage with a range of denominations to $12.25, some lower values but much over 30c, including a good portion of full sheets, also blocks and strips, many year sets with large blocks, also some booklets and several good uncut full press sheets with Bugs Bunny among the highlights, a nice clean face lot with easily usable or saleable denominations, approximate face value

14,000
8,500
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735
nh
Modern Unused Accumulation. Singles from 1950s-1990s neatly arranged in large stockbooks, with duplication of over 20 of some, incl. Commemoratives and Regular Issues (latter goes to $5.00), also counter books with Air Posts, coil pairs, booklet pane singles and se-tenants, vast majority Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, the face value should be well in excess of our estimate

E. 500-750
1,200
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736
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Modern Postage Lot. Predominately mint sheets but also incl. souvenir sheets and booklets, values from 1c-$11.75 with well over half of value in 20c or greater, some mounted on pages, loose and in mint sheet file, Mint N.H., Very Fine, face value

790
550
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737
nhbl
Modern Souvenir Sheets. Consisting of the 1976 American Bicentennial Sheets (90), 1986 Ameripex Sheets (19) and Pacific '97 Sheets (33), most of the former two in original issued envelopes, Very Fine, face value

965
700
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