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Sale 949 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Friday, 14 December, 2007

Category — Group and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1416
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British Commonwealth Accumulation. Perhaps a couple hundred different, virtually all unused stamps on stock sheets, reigns of George V, VI and Elizabeth II, incl. fair Australia and New Zealand, also better sets of Gambia, Grenada and St. Lucia, also some Egypt and other foreign miscellany, fair amount Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, useful lot

E. 300-400
600
1417
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British Commonwealth Omnibus. Three different series, incl. the popular 1935 George V Silver Jubilee, 1937 George VI Coronation (both these mounted in special albums) and 1946 Peace in blocks of four on pages, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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1418
og
1935 Silver Jubilee. 248 different, lightly hinged, the Gibraltar 3p is extra flagstaff variety (SG 115a; £325), one stamp in the South Africa bi-lingual pair creased, overall Very fine lot

E. 500-750
800
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1419
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Eastern Europe Accumulation. Massive multi-carton lot containing thousands of stamps, incl. Albania with 18 volumes of mint and CTO complete sheets (most are mint) , issues of the 1960's-80's and one with earlier issues in singles and part sheets, Bulgaria with 1920 Prisoner of War fund imperforate sheets with inverted or triple ovpt., Hungary one volume of imperforates, 1978-84, one volume perforated 1945-55, other better Hungary with Souvenir Sheets, Imperforates, earlier Proofs, Essays, Drawings and scarce Booklets, Poland with four No. 1's (Mikulski certificates), better Souvenir and Miniature Sheets, errors, Locals and Occupations, "Sosnowice" complete sheet, Michel No. 122B Ty. I pair and more, Romania with rare 1939 Booklets, Imperforates and Souvenir Sheets and a seven volume collection for the issue of 1945-95 apparently complete, there are two small glassine type boxes full of more Hungarian imperforates with some better early (most though 1960's) and stamps with some better Hungary, Poland and Romania, there is a sheet album with Russia issues of the 1950's to late 1960's plus a few earlier and a multi-volume collection of Mint N.H. sheets of emerging countries after the breakup of the Soviet Union, twelve different stamp issuing entities in all with colorful material from the mid to late 1990's, incl. Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Gruzija, Karabakh, Kazakstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine, etc., also eight empty albums and a little early Castro period Cuba imperforates and souvenir sheets, Fine-Very Fine, an amazing lot with much useful and valuable material to be found throughout

E. 20,000-30,000
18,000
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1420
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Latin America Collection. Extensive and valuable collection of nineteen different countries in 26 albums, incl. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Salvador and Uruguay, many better singles and complete sets, souvenir sheets, booklets and booklet panes, some specialized material, some countries virtually complete, mostly unused with some Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine, a phenomenal offering of this popular collecting area and provides an excellent foundation for expansion

E. 7,500-10,000
17,500
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1421
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Topical Collection. Two volumes, exceptionally nice assemblage, incl. two Monaco 2fr Large Die Progress Proofs, good Hungary and Poland Souvenir Sheets, Guatemala artist's sketches, imperforates, unlisted, covers and more, Fine-Very Fine, one of the best Roosevelt Topical collections we have seen

E. 500-750
2,200
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1422
c
Foreign Cover Balance, 19th-20th Century. 75 very selective covers, wide range of countries represented incl. Belgium, Nauru, Niger Coast, Greenland, Germany and areas, Spain, Romania, many others, many represented by complete sets on covers with some registered or flight usages, condition overall is exceptional, Very Fine, a wonderful group

E. 4,000-5,000
4,750
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1423
c
Classic Covers Balance. 24 covers, many better incl. 1858 usage from Bavaria, few from Tuscany, Mexico, India, Brazil, Netherlands, one from Italy to U.S. with U.S. Legation handstamp, many multicolored frankings, few flaws to be expected, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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1424
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General Foreign. Album, stock book and stock pages, almost exclusively sets and singles of the 1930's to early 1940's from Latin America and British West Indies, vast majority of material in stock book is Mint N.H., better incl. Peru No. C39, nice sets of Costa Rica, Cuba and Guatemala, also some South Africa souvenir sheets (in small quantity) and Semi-Postals and bit of Scandinavia with Iceland 1940 World's Fair ovpts., generally Fine-Very Fine, useful lot

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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1425
 
Foreign Balance, 19th-20th Century. Two stock pages and few album pages of unused and used stamps, incl. 15 covers mostly from France, some spacefillers and reference items, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
4,750
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1426
 
General Foreign. Small accumulation, wide range of issues, better incl. couple early French classics, Germany 5m "Reichspost" unused (no gum), "OSTROPA" Souvenir sheet singles (unused, no gum), three different Wurttemberg used 18kr values, Great Britain 5sh Victoria original gum, Bahamas 1p-£1 Edward VII "Specimen" Ovpts., some miscellaneous covers, small collection of Great Britain on pages to George V 10sh Seahorse, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
3,000
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1427
 
Worldwide Collection. Thousands of used and unused stamps in approximately 20 volumes, most of which are handsome old KABE printed albums from about 60 years ago, representation from just about every stamp issuing entity in the world, there are better or substantial representations of China, Korea, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Brazil and many others, British Colonies are a bit scattered yet there are any number of better individual stamps and the Cyprus is rather nice, also there are some stock books, noted is one with better unused German Semi-Postals, generally Fine-Very Fine, a joy to view and a very valuable "old timer"

E. 20,000-30,000
40,000
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1428
 
Worldwide 19th and 20th Century Collection. Approximately 60 volumes in eight cartons, vast range of countries and issues, some perhaps complete or nearing completion, incl. Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Dutch Colonies, Philippines, Iraq, Ethiopia, Danzig, Czechoslovakia, Liberia, Lebanon, Romania, Independent Africa, Thailand, Bulgaria, Topicals, extensive four volume Europa, Foreign Revenues, Canadian Revenues, and other stamp issuing entities too numerous to mention, much unused and some Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine, viewers should allow ample time to carefully value this valuable offering

E. 10,000-15,000
28,000
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1429
 
Worldwide Stock and Accumulation. Literally tens of thousands of stamps in seventeen cartons, most are in stock books but many sorted in glassines or in other containers, incl. covers, new issues, large stock books of Germany and DDR, Saudi Arabia used, covers and complete sheets, some Great Britain and Commonwealth, lots of Latin America, the three countries with the most significant quantities are Colombia, Nicaragua, Pakistan and Venezuela (1950's-60's), the collector had been at this for a very long time and just loved owning piles of stamps, we have been as careful as possible in sifting through this mountain of material but we can not say for certain that there aren't better stamps here and there (no doubt there are), generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 7,500-10,000
3,000
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1430
 
Worldwide Assortment. Stock of used and unused stamps on over 500 small retail cards, sorted and identified, wide range of countries and issues, Fine-Very Fine lot

4,250
600
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1431
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Worldwide Accumulation. A diverse variety of material incl. U.S. face, British Commonwealth more recent issues and a couple of earlier Omnibus series, one in blocks of four, small collection of Belgian Congo, United Nations and some fairly modern European souvenir sheets, vast majority Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
1,800
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1432
 
Worldwide Accumulation. Dealer's small lots and collections, used and unused, incl. Belgium, Ceylon, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia, French Colonies, Spanish Philippines and Vatican,

2,007
425
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1433
 
Worldwide Collections. Six early twentieth century albums, scattering of stamps, mostly used, occasional better item, noted are some unused Bahamas and Japan, mixed condition

E. 500-750
1,600
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1434
og
Worldwide Inverted Centers. Collection of about 60 items on original hand-drawn watercolor exhibition pages, incl. Liberia Nos. 116a/123a and O63a/O68a, Panama 185a/193a, Iran 493a/498a, Lithuania C39a, Mexico 514a and Unlisted French Somalia 18/60 vars., Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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1435
c
19th Century Worldwide Covers. More than 100 covers from archival correspondences, lots of variety incl. vertical pair of G.B. 1p Black, transatlantics incl. 1853 to York Pa. with two of G.B. 10p Embossed plus 2p Blue, multicolored Roman States franking, mixed condition but worth careful examination

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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1436
c
Worldwide Bisect Covers. Over 30 in one binder, incl. U.S., Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Channel Islands, Guatemala, Honduras, Macau and Nicaragua, also a few on piece, no doubt virtually all, if not all, are unauthorized usages but nevertheless did go through the mail accepted as fully prepaid, generally Very Fine, fascinating lot and no doubt scarce

E. 500-750
900
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1437
 
Worldwide Miscellany. Carton with a hodgepodge of U.S., U.N. and Germany, nothing terribly exciting, just lots of used and unused stamps, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 200-300
275
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