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Lot 1009Japan, Collection of Mint Issues from 1871 to 2002
Extensive collection in five Lighthouse Hingeless albums, includes some Dragons, Cherry Blossoms, Koban and Chrysanthemum with no major numbers, other than no. 146, 147 from about 1915. Commemoratives are pretty much complete with souvenir sheets and sheetlets including no. 218-221, 222a, 422a, 479a (toned), Park issues and C8, later issues are Never Hinged. Clean and useful lot with room for expansion in the earlier issues. Overall Fine to Very Fine.


Sold for $10,800
Estimate $4,000-5,000

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