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1800s-1900s United States & Foreign Postage Stamp Treasure Chest

Lot Number 1011

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Philatelists, do not become unhinged by passing over this treasure trove of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century (mostly prior to 1970) postage stamps. This vintage collection displays a myriad of foreign and domestic albums, FDCs and sets. Highlights include:

Stamps: (2500+, 5 albums) with

United States Blocks of Four: (48 blocks, average VF to Mint, 95% unused) with Army and Navy (1940s), Children’s Stamp (1956), Coast and Geodetic Survey (1957), Dental Health (1959), Devil’s Tower (1956), Employ the Handicap (1956), Five Cents (1950s), Alexander Hamilton (1957), July 4th (1959), Jupiter-Lafayette, Indiana (1959), (2) Labor Day (1950s), Nassau Hall (1956), Oklahoma Statehood (1957), Petroleum Industry (1959), Philatelic Exhibition (1956), Polio (1950s), Pony Express (1960), Religious Freedom (1957), Texas (1946), C.M. Russell (1964), Washington Territory (1953), Wheatland (1956), Wildlife Conservation (1950s), Harvey W. Wiley (1950s), World Forestry (1970s);

First Day Covers/GPCs: (13 covers) with Fermi (2001), John Hancock GPC (1978), Hawaiian Missionaries (2002), Mariner 10 (1975), (3) 1956 Philatelic Exhibition ((2) GPC, one writing), Retarded Children (1974), 1945 FDR Death (writing) 1983 USPS Mint album, (2) 1950s Italian;

United States Books/Strips: (12 strips, includes 4 books) with 13 cents, 18 cents, Series A, Windmills;

Foreign Stamps: (2000+, average F to VF, 5-10% unused) with Ajman, Argentina, Australia (one set), Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Guiana (one set), Canada, Canal Zone, Cayman Islands (one set), Ceylon, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Espanola, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea (set with Kennedy’s, Martin Luther King), Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indian States (1895-1949), Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Liban, Liberia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Manama, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Rhodesia, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Sharjah, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Vatican, Venezuela, Yemen (one set), Yugoslavia;

Albums: (5 albums, each album displays minimal instances of stamp removal) with 1.) circa 1950s Ideal Stamp Album (blank, with mild cover writing); 2.) 1963 Minkus Publications “My First Stamp Book” with (100+) United States and foreign stamps hinged into albums; 3-4.) (2) 1978 R.E. Harris “World Stamp Standard Albums” Volume 1 & 2 with (1000+) foreign stamps neatly hinged into both books with nearly 15% uncancelled and multiple near themed sets; 5.) 2002 R.E. Harris “Statesman” World Stamps with few foreign issues hinged inside;

Also present are miscellaneous stamp supplies and a nineteenth century single-page ledger.

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