Somali Coast, Obock and Afars and Issas Exceptional Unused Collection Balances, 1892-1967.
Obock from Navigation Issue missing only a few stamps for completion for period, Somali Coast which incl. Djibouti predominately complete from 1902 Issue onwards thru 1967 which also incl. the "French Libre" overprints, earlier period missing a few rarities, Afars and Issas which appears complete thru 1977, each area has Back-of-Book with Semi-Postals, Air Posts and Postage Dues, even incl. nine scarce Somali Coast errors which are Yvert 39b, 44a, 46a, 65a, 146a, 235a, 256a-256b and 260a, a surprising portion of the collections are Mint N.H.
with lightly hinged material confined to early Obock and Djibouti periods, overall condition is far superior to that which is often seen with imperforates having large balanced margins and perforated stamps particularly well-centered, fresh colors throughout, mostly Very Fine, highly desirable collection balances which would take an enormous amount of effort to recreate over the course of many years, Yvert value
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