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Lot 760
Peru, Substantial Mint and Used Collection, 1858-1975. A fully intact collection, fairly complete for the period, in a Scott Specialty album; highlights include (mint unless noted) (9c (used, w/certificate), 42 (w/certificate), 84 (used), 141 (no gum, w/certificate), 176 (used), 341-351, etc., with a nice back-of-the-book section that includes a nice group of revenue Specimens. The collection is further enhanced by more than 75 covers, most of them being late 19th & early 20th century to the U.S. and a number of early FDCs, like 283-289 & C78-81. All-in-all, quite a marvelous lot; just about all clean and F-VF.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 761
Peru, The Pack-Mule Collection, 1857-1976. Very special collection on Scott Specialty country pages in Green binder; strength in the Classics, including (used unless noted): #2 (with PF Certificate), 3, 4, 6a (with Rendon Certificate), 7 (2), 8 (3), 9 (mint), 9a (mint), 9b, 9c (2), 10 (2), 10a, 10b (mint), 11 (2), 11a, 12 (mint and used), 12b, 14, 15 (2), plus another specialty page with: #3 (2), 4 (3), 7 (2), 8 (3), 9 (5), 9b, 9c (2), 10, 10a, 11 (2), 12 (3), 13 (2), 14 (2), 15 (2); continues with #19, 19a, #41 (mint), etc.; a few items not listed in Scott; 20th century is fairly complete mint or used (some with both), with several later inverted and double overprints, imperforates, plus Chilean Occupation overprints as well as over 15 different Provisional Issues from the War of the Pacific (aka The Saltpeter War, 1881-85 Chileo-Peruvian War), plus nine complete entires of postal stationery from the 1880s (several handstamped in Lima 17 Feb 1882) including Occupation overprints and paper varieties, and two early (not great condition) First Flight covers from 1928-29; concludes with an additional set of Minkus Specialty pages from 1951-73 largely complete used, Fine to Very Fine, must take a look.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,300.
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