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Estate Collection of United States and World Stamps and Stamp Covers, circa 1881-1997. Includes "The New World Wide Postage Stamp Album" Hardback book, edited by George A. Tlamsa, published by Minkus Publications, Inc., New York, New York, 1964. Album is divided by country and is partially filled with circulated and uncirculated stamps from around the world. Items include: A number of circulated WWII era stamps, Greek stamps, German stamps and 5 stamp covers, from an envelope addressed to "E.D. Hicks Belleview personal Tenn" with a Franklin 1 cent stamp, c. 1881-1887, to a black bordered envelope from "Grand Maitre de la Maison de sa Majeste la Reine Elisabeth" addressed to "Mrs Edward Hicks Jr President of the American Legion Auxiliary" with a Belgian King Albert portrait stamp, c. 1931. The letter, typed on the same black bordered stationery, reads "The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by the Queen to express to you Her Majesty's grateful thanks for your message of sympathy in her great sorrow. Palais de Bruxelles". Also included are several sheets of United States Postal Service commemorative mint stamps, c. 1984-1996, such as Hawaii Statehood 1959-1984, USA 20 cents from 1984, New York Stock Exchange 29 cents from 1991, United States Naval Academy 150th Anniversary 1845-1995, USA 32 cents from 1995, James K. Polk USA 32 cents from 1994, and 1944: Road to Victory USA 29 cents from 1993, with xerox of an article from September 20, 1993 titled "1946 Merchant Marine issue" from Linn's Stamp News. Sheets in "COLLECT U.S. COMMEMORATIVES" envelopes, several mint sheets of United States Virgin Islands Christmas Seals, c. 1987-1992, several small squares of mint U.S. stamps and 2 "The United States Postal Service Salutes The 52nd Running of the Iroquois Steeplechase May 8, 1993" cards with USA 29 cents stamps and Nashville, TN post marks. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Many are circulated.