Largely Unused Collection, 1847-1933.
Extensive and valuable collection mounted in a Lighthouse album, mostly unused with some used in the earlier issues, 1847 Issue Nos. 1-2 used, 1851 Issue with Nos. 7, 8A-9 and 14, 1857 Issue with one identified as No. 21 but cut in at top and must be plated, Nos. 27-28, 29-30A (Ty. I stamps used), 32-33, 37-39, 1861 Issue incl. Nos. 67 (used), 68-72, 73-74, 76-78, 1867-68 Grills incl. E and F complete with the majority used, 1869 Issue complete unused less the 12c and 24c (90c used), Bank Notes largely complete with a few grills and only a few stamps used, Columbians complete through $5.00 with the top three dollar values no gum or regummed, 1894-98 Bureaus complete incl. the dollar values, Trans-Mississippi Issue complete plus blocks of 8c and 10c, commemoratives from 1901 to 1930 complete, 1902-03 Issue complete through $5.00 incl. No. 315 pair, Washington-Franklins largely complete less the rarities and Blue papers, including Nos. 467 and 505, plus additional 505 in a block of nine, flat plate coils are in pairs and as usual include suspect items not counted, later issues incl. Nos. 595, 599A pair, White Plains sheet, 634A, blocks of Kansas-Nebraska, no back-of-book, mixed condition on the 19th Century Issues with no gum, regummed and some reperfed, also some stamps which appear unused are not and some misidentified by the collector and therefore not counted, condition improves in the 20th Century with mostly original gum, overall a valuable and impressive collection, Scott Retail counting nearly all the stamps through the Bank Notes as no gum more than $130,000.00
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