Lot 2981 /United States Collection, 1847-1976, virtually all mint collection housed in Scott album; starting with 1847, 5¢ & 10¢ appear unused (needing to checked) and special printings #3-4 with certs., #11 strip of three n.h. with cert. and a couple 1¢ types unused, 1857 issues with #18 o.g. with certs., very lightly hinged #20, nice #26, #30A o.g with crease, #32 & 35 with certs., and complete 12¢-90¢ issues, #56 o.g., selection of 1861 issues with mint 1¢, 3¢, 5¢ brown, 10¢, 12¢ 30¢ & 90¢ issues, grills with 1¢-12¢ E. grills and 2¢-5¢ F. grills (5¢ o.g. sound with cert.), 1869 Pictorial complete and complete re-issues (#124-128 each with clear certs & #132 o.g. with cert "two short perfs"), Banknotes with a few grills (2¢ with cert.) with near complete no grills, complete Continental & American issues including small banknotes, Columbian issues complete, Bureau issues complete, Trans-Miss issues complete, Pan-Am complete, 1902 definitives complete including later with #315, Louisiana & Jamestown issues complete, 1909 2¢ reds complete, strong Washington-Franklins including perf 12 issues complete including coils highlights by the scarce 10¢ coil #356 (sound with cert.), 1¢-2¢ bluish, Pan-Pac issues complete, later Wash-Franks complete to virtually complete with some additional coil pairs & line pairs, rare #476A n.h. with cert, #461, 459, 5¢ errors #467 in block of 6 and #505 single and double error in block of 12, #519 and good coil wastes including #539 with cert., dollar Franklins complete, #534B with cert. (light crease), #537a with cert., 1922-26 4th Bureaus including $5 plate block of 8, later with good 2¢ types and coil wastes, Kans-Nebr complete, White Plains souvenir sheet and later completion; condition mixed mostly confined to early issues with much sound and rare material throughout, inspection highly recommended for full evaluation, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
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