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Lot 748
Cuba, Exceptional Mint and Used Collection, 1855-1960. A totally intact collection, relatively complete for the period, in a Scott Specialty album; the 1899-1960 issues are mostly used, but many items are both mint & used; highlights include mint 15, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 34, 35, 37, 41, 45, 46, 50, 53, 54, 71, 83, 89, 95, 108, 114, 117 (no gum), 120 (no gum), and used 111, 121, 155, 178, 180, 188, 191, 196-200, etc.; also includes an 1857 cover to the U.S. with a nice "Steamship/10" handstamp. A great lot with condition just about all clean and F-VF.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 749
Cuba, Massive Dealer Stock, 1855-1962. In four large stock books with quantities of each issue from the early Spanish Colonial period, through the U.S. Military Rule to 1903 Independence, stopping prior to the Communist government, includes great selection of early Isabella II issues mint and used including 7, 22 (2), Espana portrait, seated Espana, coat of arms, Alfonso XII, Alfonso XII surcharges, 132-55 (3 sets, 2 are mint, one is mixed mint and used with high values being mint), 156-75, a few early U.S. Administration surcharges on Spanish stamps, page of surcharge on U.S. issue stamps, 239-46 mint, some 1917-1930's portrait issues in quantity, 253-62, 284-93 (a couple mint sets), 299-303 (six mint sets and duplicates), several sets of 1937 set for the benefit of Assoc. of American Writers, 384-86 gutter pairs, 393 gutter pair, five sets of Navidad 1960-61 with Christmas Hymn blocks of four plus singles from sheets, C24-29 (4 mint sets), C63-72 (8 mint sets), C75-78 (3 mint sets), C96-106 (4 mint sets), C136-46 (6 mint sets), group of 1940 Stamp Centenary souvenir sheets including various 1948 and 1960 overprints, C50a (5), C50b (3), E1 (4) and E2 (3), a difficult stock to find here in the U.S. over the last sixty years, but as U.S. and Cuban relations improve, this area is sure to become more popular, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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