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    HB-157 EP-169 Reed-IH24 24¢ Irving House, Hunt & Nash Extremely Fine.
    Bill Kelly acquired this piece from us in January of 2007, where it was described, "Unpriced in the Bowers reference, where they comment, 'Under three known.' When this piece was sold by Stack's as lot 529 in June of 2004, their comment was, 'We know of about five of these.' This cataloger falls right between, and is aware of the existence of four. Whatever the exact census, it is safe to say that this piece is rare in the extreme. It's also a superior-quality piece, with a wholly pleasing natural gold and olive and tan case, showing virtually no signs of circulation. The mica is perfect save for a minute crack at the bottom center, and the stamp is only very slightly faded. ex-Stack's Western Collection 6/2004, previously E.C. Henderson September 1963, previously Virgil Brand." At the time, Bill paid just over $5400 for this important piece. The current market may not support that level, but we're quite confident at...
    From The Honorable William H. Kelly Collection

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    5th-10th Thursday-Tuesday
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