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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — Worldwide Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1410
 
AFRICA. 20th Century mostly unused collections to the early 1970's in eight albums, includes Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco (including better early French Morocco), Ethiopia and various former French colonies, includes early colonial issues as well as modern mint sets, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,100
1411
c
ANTARCTIC COVERS. Fourteen covers and two cards, covers incl. Second Byrd Expedition (three) incl. one with fancy gold embossed cachet and one with large blue handstamp (No. 9 of 50 made), one Winkins Expedition with Deception Island cachet and signed by Winkins to Roessler, six Winkins-Ellsworth Submarine Expedition with cachet hs (one signed Winkins and Dannenbaum), plus Belgian and Russian expedition covers, many with original lot cards, Very Fine

E. 300-400
525
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1412
 
FOREIGN BALANCE. 98 stamps, strength in Canada, better incl. used Nos. 97-103, 156-159, unused Nos. 61 (with photocopy of 1978 P.F. certificate), 85 (block of four), 103, F3 (no gum), few faults, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail over

1,800
260
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1413
 
OUTSTANDING BEE THEMATIC COLLECTION. A large portion of a gold-medal eight-frame exhibit, featuring many better items and remarkably broad scope to include anything remotely related to bees and honey, highlights incl. Mulready letter sheet used within Edinburgh with blue printed Waterston's Envelope advertiser on reverse, Bavaria unused advertising lettersheet, US No. 38L1, German locals and Russian Zemstvos, proofs and essays incl. 196 x 206mm original pencil sketch for 1985 Great Britain insects issue, two better complete French booklets with advertising incl. No. 108, Finland Nos. 1 and 4, many errors and freaks, also incl. hundreds of modern stamps and covers that failed to make the exhibit, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a marvelous collection

E. 15,000-20,000
8,500
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1414
 
BRITISH AFRICA. Collection of mostly better items in a single volume, most of the value in unused higher values including Rhodesia Double Heads to 10sh, Admirals to £1 and numerous other Geo. V shilling values from different colonies, a clean lot which is largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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1415
 
BRITISH ASIA. Collection to 1938 in two Scott Specialty albums, loaded with 19th and 20th century unused and used stamps, with medium priced items to be found throughout, the lot also contains four stockbooks of Indian States and one stockbook of Hong Kong, many are Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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1416
 
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. Accumulation in sixteen albums, twelve of which are Scott Specialties, each album contains many hundreds or thousands of 19th and 20th Century stamps, with many medium priced items to be found throughout, mixed condition though a good many are Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,500-3,500
5,500
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1417
 
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. Collection of over 175 stamps, 19th & 20th Century, mostly unused, strength in Egypt, better incl. Ceylon No. 4, Great Britain Nos. 7 (used), 595-597 with black omitted (Mint N.H., SG £450), New Zealand Nos. 59 & 60 (used), So. Africa Nos. 30 & 31 (Mint N.H.), also incl. small groups of US precancels (not counted), Switzerland Helvetia issues, and five covers, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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1418
 
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. Useful balance of a consignment, with small specialized groups, country stocks and various odds and ends, early to modern although virtually all of the value is pre-1950, condition a little mixed though the majority is Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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1419
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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BALANCE. 35 stamps comprising 31 unused and four used, unused incl. Cyprus Nos. 11 and 28-37, Dominica Nos. 19 and 21-24, Jamaica No. 17, Newfoundland No. 120 (block of four), used incl. Ceylon No. 6 and Great Britain No. 1, also incl. France No. 1 and Germany No. 1, two stamps with light toning (Scott Retail $400), otherwise Very Fine

2,135
475
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1420
 
EASTERN EUROPE. Collection to 1940 in four well-filled Scott Specialty albums, no Russia but does include Baltic States and Turkey, early material mostly used and includes some duplication, 20th Century is mainly made up of unused sets and souvenir sheets, majority is Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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1421
c
FLIGHTS, CATAPULTS AND ROCKET MAIL. Group of 25, flights (nine) incl. one Balloon post, two German-American Sea posts and one flown cover from the Faroe Is. with eleven diff. Danish stamps to Canada, catapults (seven) incl. six different markings, rocket mail (ten) incl. three different flights incl. two signed Willy Ley, few on original lot cards, Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
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1422
 
FOREIGN ACCUMULATION. 19th & 20th Century, group of albums, album pages, old auction lot cards and file folders of unused and used stamps, incl. collections of Ireland, some Israel with tabs, France incl. No. 2 and 5fr Laureated (2), some Bermuda multiples, Vietnam, Turkey, few Germany Zeppelin stamps, many other countries represented, mixed condition, some are Fine-Very Fine, worth close inspection

E. 4,000-5,000
10,500
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1423
 
FOREIGN. 19th & 20th Century, two International Postage Stamp albums of used stamps, wide range of countries represented, some better incl. G.B. Penny Black, usual condition for these old-time collections, some are Fine-Very Fine, interesting collection, also incl. some loose Rotary and Rattlesnake Island thematics

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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1424
 
GENERAL FOREIGN. Accumulation of hundreds of stamps, many better arranged on old Scott approval books, better used incl. German States, Siam Nos. 118-124, 145-156, B12-B14, better unused incl. French Guinea Nos. 33-47, Siam Nos. 125-127, Trieste Nos. C13-C16, Vatican City Nos. C16-C17, also incl. group of modern China stamps and souvenir sheets (Scott Retail $740), Very Fine, owner's Scott Retail over $13,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400
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1425°
 
GENERAL FOREIGN. Outstanding collection of a few thousand stamps, 1840's-1930's, mostly used stamps, in two International Junior albums, with strong representations of Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, France (incl. Pexip sheet), Germany, Great Britain, Hawaii, Italy and States, Japan, Newfoundland, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Portugal, and Spain, many stamps with catalogue value up to $200, Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400
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1426
 
GENERAL FOREIGN. Accumulation of a few thousand stamps, sorted by country in glassines, strength in Europe and modern Hong Kong, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
625
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1427°
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HISTORICAL THEMATIC COLLECTION. Over 900 Mint N.H. stamps depicting items found in a museum incl. maps, engravings, tapestries, books, manuscripts, etc., neatly mounted on homemade pages, Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
0
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1428
 
LATIN AMERICA. Collection/accumulation in nineteen Scott Specialty albums, with thousands of stamps to the 1960's, representation from all Latin American countries except Mexico, some duplicated albums, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,400
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1429
 
MISCELLANEOUS. Six stamps and two covers, stamps incl. DDR No. O22a (Mint N.H.), Greece Nos. 6 (o.g.) & 11 (no gum), Mexico No. 150b (used) and PRC No. 5L13 with double ovpt., also incl. German fakes (12), and China Express Mail label, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
85
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1430
 
OLD-TIME STAMP HOARD. Accumulation of tens of thousands of worldwide stamps and a handful of covers, some sorted, in boxes, envelopes and glassines, Fine-Very Fine, a true putterer's paradise

E. 300-400
550
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1431
 
SCANDINAVIA. Collection to 1940 in a Scott Specialty album, the 19th Century is mostly used and contains much duplication (sometimes on the better values), the 20th Century is filled with unused and used sets which are mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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1432
nh
1948 SILVER JUBILEE OMNIBUS ISSUES. Approx. 108 Mint N.H. stamps, all are fresh and Very Fine, also incl. complete set of 60 of 1972 Silver Wedding Mint N.H.

E. 300-400
450
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1433
 
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA. 19th & 20th Century, accumulation of thousands of used and unused stamps, mostly sorted on stockpages, in fifteen albums, incl. many better stamps sporadically interspersed, mixed condition, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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1434
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SPACE AND ROCKETS THEMATIC COLLECTION. In five Lighthouse hingeless albums plus one additional album, extremely well filled with unused sets and souvenir sheets, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,050
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1435
og
WESTERN EUROPE. Valuable group of better unused 20th century sets and high values, particularly strong in Germany with many Zeppelin sets and four Posthorn sets (at least one is Mint N.H.), also of note are Austria 10sh Dollfuss, several France 20fr Pont du Gard, Italy 1954 1000l Parcel Post, Netherland Seagull air posts in Mint N.H. blocks of four, and much more, a few are used and the lot also contains a group of Switzerland souvenir sheets on first day covers, an exceptionally clean lot, with virtually all stamps Fine-Very Fine or better, Scott Retail in excess of $30,000.00

E. 5,000-7,500
13,000
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1436
 
WESTERN EUROPE. Worthwhile group of collection balances in eleven individual country albums, countries include Austria, France (three albums), Germany, Iceland, Liechtenstein (two albums), Monaco, San Marino and Trieste, some 19th Century, but the vast majority of value will be found in unused and used 20th Century sets, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
8,500
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1437
og
WESTERN EUROPE. Mint sheet accumulation mostly from the 1950's and 1960's, includes Switzerland, Liechtenstein, France Art stamps, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, etc., some still usable for postage, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
15,500
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1438
 
WORLDWIDE. Huge accumulation of tens of thousands of unused and used stamps from all parts of the world housed in 88 stockbooks, early to modern with the vast majority being pre-1950, somewhat haphazardly arranged, with most pages having a wide range of countries and value, a cursory look by us notes many better items throughout the lot, therefore careful viewing is essential to fully evaluate this valuable lot, mixed quality with many Fine-Very Fine

E. 5,000-7,500
26,000
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1439
 
WORLDWIDE. 19th Century high-catalogue group of about 100 unused or used stamps, catalog values range from a couple hundred dollars to several thousand dollars each, mostly Western Europe but some Latin America and other areas are also present, heaviest in Switzerland, particularly the cantonals, with three Basel Doves present, also includes such scarce stamps as France 1849 25c tete-beche pair used, three unused 5Fr Napolean (two with at least part original gum) and 1880 1c Black on Prussian blue used (signed Bloch), French Colonies #1 unused (A. Diena certificate), Bavaria #1 pair with original gum (Friedl certificate) and much more, there is very little questionable material here, in fact many are signed by the experts of the 1950's and 1960's (Bloch, A. Diena, etc.), condition is mixed with some faults and/or repairs to be expected; however, many stamps are quite attractive appearing

E. 4,000-5,000
11,000
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1440
 
WORLDWIDE. Large collection of many thousands of unused and used in 44 albums covering the world, 1840 through the late 1980's, much is lower end material but there is value in 20th century unused and used sets, particularly from Western Europe, also Latin America and British Commonwealth with some modern mint, a little U.S. including some Post Office packs, mixed condition, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
4,000
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1441
 
WORLDWIDE. Accumulation in eighteen early 20th century albums including nine old Scott Internationals, the others are mostly European, each with many hundreds of stamps from a wide range of countries, mixed condition as expected, still a useful lot.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,750
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1442
 
WORLDWIDE. Balance of an estate, with thousands of stamps housed in dozens of albums or stockbooks, we note several old Scott Brown Internationals (though some are a little sparse), many areas represented but appears heaviest in Europe, mixed condition

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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1443
 
WORLDWIDE. Collection of many thousands of unused and used stamps in seven International Albums, 1840's-1940's, sporadically filled with many well-filled countries incl. Austria, Barbados, Belgium (incl. No. 135), Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Great Britain, Ivory Coast, Nyassa, Persia, Poland, Portugal, Reunion and Romania, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
3,000
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1444
 
WORLDWIDE. Group of collections, mostly Western Europe, strength in Asian and European souvenir sheets with better incl. Belgium Nos. B106, B169, DDR Nos. 144a and 146a (perf and imperf), B21a, China Nos. 471 (three), 1126a (without tab), 1135 (two), 1136, Japan No. 456, stamps incl. unused French Semi Postals incl. Nos. B49-B59, B285-B290 with 1950's Portrait sets and Christmas Booklets, most hinged on homemade pages, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,250
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1445
 
WORLDWIDE. Odds and ends from a large collection, includes Western Europe 20th Century sets and souvenir sheets, better early Taiwan souvenir sheets, some classics, and more, mixed quality, many are Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
5,250
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1446
 
WORLDWIDE. Balance of a consignment, with stamps on album pages, stockpages, glassines, etc., a diverse range of material with some better items noted, inspection is necessary, mostly Fine-Very Fine.

E. 500-750
750
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1447
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WORLDWIDE. Group of modern unused collections, including Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, some British Commonwealth, a few thematic collections, etc., Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,000
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1448
 
WORLDWIDE. Collection of hundreds of unused and used stamps, strength in US and Canada, US incl. few margin blocks of four signed in margin by designer, No. C13 used (faulty), unused (no gum) incl. Nos. 295-299, 326, Canada unused incl. Nos. 158, 159, 176, 177, also incl. about 150 US first days, mostly 1930's-1940's issues incl. Nos. 735, 740-749, 751, 803-831, matched typed addresses, mostly cacheted with wide variety, and three First Trips with No. C3), condition mixed, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,600
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1449
 
WORLDWIDE. Balance of a large estate, with hundreds of mint sheets mostly from the 1960's, countries include Vatican City, Monaco, early United Nations issues, etc., also a used stock of Netherlands in glassines, and more, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
9,000
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1450
 
WORLDWIDE. Collection of few hundred unused and used stamps in sporadically filled 1939 Scott Jr. Intl. album, strength in Europe, mixed condition, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
25
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1451
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WORLDWIDE. Better Mint sets incl. Christmas Is. Nos. 22-33 (three incl. gutter pairs), Falkland Is. Deps. Nos. 1L19-1L33 (two), Liechtenstein Nos. 284-292, Monaco Nos. 333 (two), C27-C29 (hinged; two), Netherlands No. B36A, Spain Nos. 877A-898A (ten), sorted and identified in glassines, Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

2,700
600
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1452
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WORLDWIDE. 20th Century, accumulation of hundreds of mostly Mint N.H. stamps, neatly identified and catalogued in glassines, better incl. Belguim, Hungarian Occupation, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norfolk Is., also incl. Czech No. 251 (five, with overprints in four diff. colors) and No. 239 (two), in original folders, Very Fine, Scott Retail approx.

2,750
350
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1453
 
WORLDWIDE. 19th & 20th Century, unused and used stamps, incl. Colombia, Palestine, strength is in Sweden especially unused booklets, some faults, most are Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
270
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1454
c
WORLDWIDE COVERS. Accumulation of about 1,500 covers, postcards and postal entires, many stampless, strength in Canada, France and Germany, most sorted in four large file boxes, mixed condition, most sound and Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,900
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1455
c
WORLDWIDE FIRST DAY AND EVENT COVERS. Collection of over 2,700 first day and commercially prepared covers, vast majority unaddressed, better incl. 60 Princess Diana, 140 US with stamps in gold, many better thematics incl. Audubon Society, birds, many Fleetwood, also incl. 100 US first day ceremony programs, Very Fine

E. 500-750
450
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1456
c
WORLDWIDE POSTAL STATIONERY. 19th & 20th Century, over 500 items with strength in Spain (over 200), and solid represntations of Canada, other British Commonwealth, and Germany, mostly unused with many better items, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
250
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1457
c
ZEPPELIN AND FLIGHT COVERS. Collection of 142 covers and postcards, mostly first flights and Zeppelin flown covers, better incl. Sieger Nos. 58, 102Aa (two), 102Ab, 120Ab, 138Aa, mixed condition, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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1458
c
ZEPPELIN FLIGHTS. Thriteen flown covers and four flown picture postcards from seven different countries, incl. Argentina, Austria, Brazil (four), Germany (seven), Italy, Liechtenstein (two), and Russia, variety of frankings incl. many with Zeppelin issues, virtually all with foreign destinations, also incl. two unused picture postcards of Zeppelins shot down over England during WWI, many on original lot cards, generally Very Fine

E. 500-750
900
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1459°
 
VALUABLE AND MASSIVE WORLDWIDE COLLECTION. 1840-1983, remarkably complete in twelve well-filled Supreme Global Albums, strength in Europe and So. America, better countries incl. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Danzig, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany (incl. Cols. and States, with complete Berlin and DDR), Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jugoslavia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands and Antilles, Newfoundland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saar, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Vatican City and Venezuela, better stamps are too numerous to mention with many Mint N.H., also incl. few thousand duplicates neatly sorted and organized in glassines, a magnificent collection worthy of careful examination, owner's 1983 Scott Retail only for albums exceeds $190,000.00

E. 50,000-75,000
25,000
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