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Sale 960 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2008

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Cat./Est. Value
Worldwide Collection. Property intact as received, 35 albums or binders and one stock book, about two dozen different countries, both 19th and 20th Centuries, incl. Western, Southern and Eastern Europe, Denmark, Sweden, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Great Britain and seven different Commonwealth countries, condition is quite mixed and there are some occasional misattributed items, much Fine-Very Fine, considerable catalog value

E. 15,000-20,000
Worldwide Collection and Accumulation. Several thousand nearly all used stamps, incl. spotty U.S. collection, some more modern U.S. plate blocks and face postage, U.N. collection with better early issues in inscription blocks, fairly decent collection of Scandinavia, couple Topical collections, inexpensive used in stock books, commercial correspondence, etc., somewhat mixed condition, vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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Worldwide Collection. Collection in homemade album, 19th Century to about 1940's, nothing scarce noted, also a jumbled mess of used and unused, some mint U. S. postage and a few covers, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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Foreign Balance. Four items, incl. Cape of Good Hope No. 6a "block" of four, Ryukyu and two other reference items, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
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Balance. Three items, incl. Baden Nos. 1 and 1a and Norway No. 1, all appear Fine-Very Fine

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Worldwide Air Post Collection. Several hundred used and unused stamps in a 1934 "Air Mail Stamp Album", better incl. U.S. 6c and 24c 1918, China C1-C5, Brazil C1-C6, C7-C16, Denmark C5, Estonia C8, Germany used C43-C45, Iran C50, San Marino C1-C10, Uruguay C24-C25, and loaded with many more singles and sets cataloging $10.00 to $50.00 and more, overall Fine-Very Fine, very useful lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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Worldwide Postal Cards and Picture Post Cards Addressed to the United States, 1880's to 1920's. Approximately 280 cards from about 90 different countries, British Commonwealth and Worldwide, no domestic U.S. but U.S. used aboard warships and in foreign territories such as Philippines and Puerto Rico, many postal markings and usages with postage dues, small colonies, better illustrated such as Grus Aus and English "Court" size views to the U.S. 1896-1902, generally Very Fine, no doubt many years in its formation as much of this material is surprisingly hard to find

E. 7,500-10,000
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Worldwide Stock. Multi -carton lot containing many thousands of nearly all used stamps in over 80 albums, stock books and other containers, wide range of countries, generally inexpensive material but occasional better with small collections of Monaco and French Oceania and a two volume Scott International collection (1840-1940 and Volume II), also retired circuit books and a small library with reference material, auction catalogs, etc., generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
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Worldwide Accumulation. Several thousand stamps in several boxes, incl. a spotty but decent collection of British Oceania with highlight such as Victoria Nos. 206 and 208 (light toning), better items on old auction lot sheets, on approval cards, etc., considerable amount of Colombia in singles, blocks and part sheets from the 1950's-70's, thousands of common used stamps sorted in envelopes and some reference material (bad P.F. certificates from the 1960's), generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
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Worldwide Accumulation. The best part is a collection of Germany and Berlin in a stockbook with better issues of the 1920's, late 1940's and early 1950's with much Mint N.H., also Liechtenstein Mint N.H. miniature sheets of 20 (Nos. 411/485, virtually complete), Latin America on pages and two virtually empty old 1920's Scott International spring-back albums, essentially all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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Accumulation, 20th Century. Five stockbooks, two albums and few loose items, range of countries represented incl. China, G.B., Vatican, many others, replete with topicals, a diverse group

E. 100-150
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Worldwide Accumulation. Material from various countries, appears to be almost entirely 1940's-1950's incl. two stockbooks of Colombia, two folders of Turkey on album pages, some British Offices in Africa with some better values, a little bit of Saudi Arabia and Belgian Congo 20fr-100fr Masks Nos. 254-256 in complete sheets of 50, plus a cover and 50 used copies of the 100fr, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, useful lot

E. 500-750
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Worldwide Miscellany. Thousands of stamps and covers (first days and commercial correspondence), mostly Israel with some original New Issues envelopes with stamps, a little U.S., deluxe United Nations hingeless album (no stamps), etc., may contain better items but we did not see them

E. 200-300
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