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Sale 880 — Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 June, 2004

Category — Group Lots by Region or Theme

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2539
 
AFRICA. Twelve albums and loose album pages of unused and used stamps, few better countries incl. Liberia, Egypt, some Rhodesia, Cape of Good Hope, B.C.A., Orange Free State, equatorial areas with nice topicals, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
2,100
2540
 
BRITISH AFRICA. Sporadically filled collection, strength in fairly complete unused 1960's-1980's complete sets and some 19th Century issues, better countries incl. Bechuanaland, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia, Rhodesia, St. Helena, Seychelles, and Southwest Africa, in mounts in four large Minkus albums with slipcases, overall Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
2,000
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2541
c
BRITISH AFRICA POSTAL HISTORY. Interesting lot of 24 covers and nine mint or used cards, mostly 1890's to 1910 from Rhodesia, Transvaal, Bechuanaland, and British Central Africa, a fair number have to do with the Boer War with censor markings, Ragama Camp Censor large purple oval (Ceylon 5c Victoria overprinted "CAVE"), six mint comic picture post cars (in Afrikaans), pinkish "Canadian Contingent South Africa" oval, generally Fine-Very Fine; an exceptionally interesting lot containing many scarce items

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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2542
 
ASIA. 19th & 20th Century, two large cartons of albums and album pages, incl. significant collection of Turkey, also nice groups of Afghanistan, India, Iran, Thailand, Indonesia, Mongolia, Korea incl. some souvenir sheets, wide range of lesser countries, replete with topicals, few faults to be expected, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
4,500
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2543
 
GREAT BRITAIN AND BRITISH COLONIES. 1840-1940's, an outstanding collection of unused, used and covers, carefully mounted on homemade pages in 29 three-ring binders, some additional loose pages and cover albums, no major rarities but a comprehensive and generally high-quality representation of Victoria, Edward VII, George V and George VI issues incl. many complete sets and high values, particular strength in G.B. incl. early issues used and George V & VI hinged, some specialized material incl. covers with better markings and off-cover cancellations (incl. Sunburst on Hong Kong 96c, Niger Coast cancellations, etc.), condition in 19th Century used is Good-Fine, unused 19th Century and later issues generally Fine-Very Fine, a fantastic opportunity to acquire the foundation of an A to Z collection of Great Britain and British Colonies

E. 15,000-20,000
40,000
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2544
 
BRITISH COLONIES. Mainly 20th Century, ten albums or stockbooks containing a few thousand stamps, mostly unused, strength in British Asia and Australasia, the majority unused or Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
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2545
c
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. Collection of approximately 650 mosltly Victorian era unused postal cards and postal reply cards, but many used Registered envelopes and few Specimens, wide variety of countries incl. Ceylon, Hong Kong, Straits Settlements, few used to foreign destinations, good variety with very minor duplication, few faults to be expected but mostly Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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2546
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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. 1851-1981, many hundreds of mostly unused stamps and souvenir sheets in Minkus album, wide variety of countries, issues, many better such as Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Islands, South Georgia and Kuwait, few faults to be expected, but most are Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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2547
 
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. 19th & 20th Century, long box of unused and used stamps arranged in glassines by country and issue, incl. some better Canada, G.B., range of countries from Aden thru Van Diemen's Land, few small faults to be expected, most Fine-Very Fine, owner's catalogue value approximately

10,700
1,050
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2548
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BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. 1859-1982, collection of 1,952 mostly unused stamps and 57 souvenir sheets in Scott album, wide range of countries, incl. German East Africa with values to 20r, Heligoland to 5m, Ionian Islands, New Hebrides, Basutoland, Swaziland, British Indian Ocean, Pitcairn Islands, many well represented with complete sets, high values, better items, Independent issues, nearly all Fine-Very Fine

2,500
1,400
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2549
 
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. Collection comprising Mint N.H. Australia Nos. 394-417, Br. Ant. Terr. Nos. 1-15, Cyprus Nos. 125-135 (hinged), 183-197, 206-218 (blocks of four), Great Britain Nos. 250 (pair and block of eight), 309-312 (two), Nauru Nos. 17-30 and Tristan da Cunha Nos. 28-41 (blocks of four), also incl. used complete set of 1948 Silver Wedding issue, Scott Retail for unused stamps is $1,732

E. 750-1,000
1,150
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2550
 
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. Four unused collections in mounts on pages, incl. Canada Nos. 241-245, 249-262, 268-273 O1-O10, O16-O25, O27 (2), many sets with O.H.M.S. perfins, Newfoundland, Ireland Nos. 96-98, J5-J14, and New Hebrides, generally fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,200
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2551
c
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH POSTAL HISTORY. 18 covers, nearly all Pacific and Asia, includes India area with 1886 Jammu & Kashmir combination with India proper, Rajpipla No. 1 used alone and another on a tiny native cover with India ½a, India Geo V tied by Bahrain postmark to Kuwait with purple two ring "Passed Censor Bushire", a strip of four of Ceylon 4c Victoria on 1874 cover to New York tied by "B" grids, 1851 NSW 3p Green Sydney View used to England, 1915 Australian cover with German Concentration Camp Censor handstamp, Nauru ½p-1sh Freighter on one cover, 1923 Sarawak cover with four different values, 1867 Queensland with 6p Yellow Green, Fiji 1896 cover to Bermuda with 1p and 2p 1893 Issue, Cape of Good Hope 4p Blue triangle, 1881 Trinidad with 4p Black Seated Britannia, a 1c British Guiana No. 130 used on a wrapper to Surinam, 2c and 10c 1860-63 Nova Scotia on cover to Bridgetown and four other covers, a very nice group of seldom seen unusual usages and virtually all Fine-Very Fine; worth careful inspection

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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2552
nh
EUROPA. Mint N.H. collection of hundreds of singles complete to 1978, better incl. 1956 and 1957 Luxembourg, 1960 Ireland and Liechtenstein, 1962-1965 Cyprus, 1963-1975 Portugal, 1972 Spanish Andorra, on Lindner hingeless album pages, fresh and Very Fine collection

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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2553
 
EUROPA. Two cartons of hundreds of unused stamps and hundreds of covers housed in dealer's albums and three-ring binders, wide range of countries and issues represented, many Mint N.H., fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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2554
 
EUROPE. 19th & 20th Century, a major holding in 17 albums or stockbooks filled with better stamps and sets, wide range of countries and issues with strength in Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein and Germany, mounted collections mostly complete and unused from 1920 on, incl. Semi-Postals and souvenir sheets, some earlier issues, overall Fine-Very Fine, an outstanding lifetime accumulation worth careful examination, enormous catalogue value

E. 10,000-15,000
11,000
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2555
 
EUROPE ACCUMULATION. 19th & 20th Century, several large cartons of unused and used stamps, strength in Spain with hundreds of stock pages containing comprehensive range of issues, also nice group of Portugal, some faults to be expected, many appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
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2556
c
EUROPE. Postal stationery collection of approximately 1,750 pieces, mostly 1890's-1940's postal cards and postal reply cards, countries incl.. Belgium (175), Italy (300+), Netherlands (200+), Portugal and Colonies (200+), Romania (132), Spain (69), Switzerland (220), and smaller groupings of Scandinavia, Poland, Russia and the Balkans, wide variety with very minor duplication, usual few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,900
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2557
c
EUROPEAN STAMPLESS COVERS. Approximately 80, large group are Italian with nice range of towns and markings incl. some in red, few small faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
0
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2558
 
EASTERN EUROPE. Four albums and stack of album pages of unused and used stamps, better countries incl. Hungary, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,400
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2559
og
WESTERN EUROPE. Collection of better unused sets incl. Belgium Nos. 213 (L.H.), B561-B566 (N.H.), B662a (2 N.H.), Q374-Q377 (L.H.), Finland No. C1 (L.H.), France Nos. C34-C36 (N.H. blocks of four), Greece Nos. 708-715 (N.H. blocks of ten), C38-C47 (1 L.H. and 1 N.H.), C71-C73 (N.H.), Iceland Nos. 209-211 (N.H. blocks of six), 213-216 (N.H.), 273 (L.H.), Liechtenstein Nos. 94-107 (L.H.), 171 (N.H.), 356 (N.H.), C15-C16 (L.H.), Luxembourg Nos. 315-317 (N.H. blocks of four), Norway Nos. 246 (N.H. block of six), 340-342 (four N.H.), Russia No. 2926a (N.H.), Spain Nos. 776-779 & C127-C130 (L.H.), 877-878 (N.H.), B106a (3 N.H.), Switzerland Nos. 80 (N.H.), B116 (N.H.), B178 (N.H.), B206 (N.H.), 7O1-7O20 (L.H.), also incl. Fr. Polynesia No. C21 (ten N.H.), and approximately 150 miscellaneous later issues on stockcards incl. few Europa, Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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2560
 
WESTERN EUROPE. Two cartons of mostly album pages and few albums of unused and used stamps, incl. much better Germany, Belgium incl. Nos. 1-2, France, DDR, also some Netherlands, Italy, few faults to be expected, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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2561
og
OLYMPIC TOPICALS. 1960's-90's, two cartons of meticulously arranged stamps and souvenir sheets in 22 hingeless albums, tremendous range of countries represented Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, comprehensive group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,350
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2562
c
POLAR COVERS. Few dozen covers, incl. some signed by few better explorers incl. Byrd (4), wide range of countries represented, fresh and Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
525
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2563
 
SCANDINAVIA. 19th & 20th Century, two collections in albums and loose stamps in glassines, incl. Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, excellent representation of issues, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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2564
 
SCANDINAVIAN CINDERELLAS. Diverse group of about 700 stamps comprising collections of Sweden locals (241 mostly unused, wide variety of towns), Christmas seals (Denmark (used 1904-59), Finland and Sweden (unused)), and five stockpages full of Denmark express labels, Fine-Very Fine and scarce grouping

E. 300-400
0
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2565
c
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA. Accumulation of 536 pieces of postal stationery, with nice groupings of Argentina (87), Brazil (96), Chile (40), Colombia (42), El Salvador (38), Guatamala (32), Nicaragua (42), Peru (42), and Uruguay (73), mostly unused postal cards and intact postal reply cards, few used and entires incl. couple uprated, generally Very Fine

E. 400-500
550
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2566
 
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA. 19th & 20th Century, sixteen albums (most Scott), three stockbooks and loose pages filling entire archive box of unused and used stamps, wide range of countries represented, incl. Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, many others, wide range of issues incl. some earlier, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
13,500
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2567
 
SOUTH AMERICA. A group of over a dozen balance collections from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, most (if not all) were purchased in the early 1950's and have been "picked" by the buyer for additions to his major South America that we are offering in this sale, most of the "meat" has been removed but there are still some interesting varieties, a few decent covers and the remainder of the Herbert Bloch Brazil Bullseyes reference collection, also some better material on European auction lot cards from the 1990's, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
4,000
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2568
og
SOUTH AMERICA. Few hundred unused stamps, mostly Air Mails incl. Argentina Nos. C1-C19, C30-C34, also incl. Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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2568A
c
SOUTH AMERICA COVERS. Thirteen covers and four cover fronts, fronts are stampless from Guatemala, seven covers from Guatemala, other countries incl. Argentina, Bolivia, Chile (3), Peru, few small faults, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
425
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2569
 
SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES GROUP. Three albums of mostly unused stamps, better countries incl. Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba, few small faults, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,000
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2570
 
WORLD WAR II TOPICAL. Carton of souvenir sheets, covers and stamps commemorating World War II, range of countries, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
1,150
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2571
c
ZEPPELIN SOUTH AMERICAN FLIGHT COVERS. Lovely collection of over 150 virtually all different in an album and onlbum pages, 1930 to 1936 flights and identified by Sieger numbers, countries include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and a Brazil/Peru combination, better frankings, a number of Brazil "Condor" Zeppelin usages, couple ex Belinkoff, also a German South America Flight card with No. C38 franking and a 1934 Balbo Flight card dispatched from Cyrenaica,Fine-Very Fine, a valuable and comprehensive offering.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,750
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2572
 
ZEPPELIN THEMATIC COLLECTION. Comprising 74 German cigarette cards with photographs on front and text on reverse, two different sizes, also incl. 4 x 6inch photograph and 28 modern worldwide Zeppelin related covers, neatly arranged in album, Very Fine

E. 300-400
100
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