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Sale 960 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2008

Category — Group Lots by Country

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1316
og
Australia Collection. Couple hundred virtually all unused stamps in hingeless album, incl. 1913 used 5sh, -1/2p-1sh4p George V with shades and varieties, 1915 used 5sh, 1915-25 used 5sh and 10sh, 1929-30 used 5sh, 1931 used 10sh and £1, 1937-49 5sh to £1 Royal Couple, 1948 5sh to £2 Arms, essentially complete from 1946 to 1971 with complete Sterling and Decimal Navigators, "B.C.O.F." Occupation set to 5sh, and more, nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
2,000
1317
nh
Austria, Semi-Postals, 1928-36. Six different sets, Mint N.H., incl. Nos. B77-B80, B87-B92, B122-B127, Fine-Very Fine

925
0
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1318
nh
Austria, Air Post Issues, 1918-35. Nos. C1-C46, one to seven of each, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

850
275
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1319
og
Bermuda Collection. Fairly complete from Queen Victoria to about 1960 in a stock book, incl. better earlier issues, some high value Geo V (fiscally used not counted), generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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1320
og
British Commonwealth Collection. Many hundreds of unused stamps on Scott Specialty pages, wide range of countries incl. Great Britain, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta, New Zealand, Antigua, Canada, Newfoundland, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and many more, all stamps neatly housed in Showgard mounts, many better singles and sets, too numerous to mention, also a small box of stamps in glassines, largely more recent issues but does incl. better earlier sets and singles, Fine-Very Fine, a particularly nice neat and valuable collection of this popular collecting area

E. 10,000-15,000
32,500
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1321
og
British Commonwealth Small Accumulation. About 60 stamps on mail sale lot cards, incl. G.B. Nos. 286-289 and 309-312, Antigua 17, couple Cape of Good Hope, five sets of Christmas Islands 1-10, Cyprus 110 and used Rhodesia 138, also U.N. 38 Souvenir Sheet and Germany B91-B92 Souvenir Sheets, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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1322
c
British Commonwealth Covers. Small accumulation, wide variety of Colonies, reigns of George V to QEII, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
475
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1323
og
British Pacific Collection. Several hundred virtually all unused stamps in Scott Specialty Album, incl. New Zealand Semi-Postal singles and miniature sheets, some Officials, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Sabah, excellent Sarawak and Tonga, issues to about 1971, quite a bit Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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1324
og
Cambodia Collection, 1951-Early 1990's. Virtually complete in three-ring binders, incl. singles, souvenir sheets with early issues, imperfs, deluxe proofs, 1970's Gold Foil Air Post Souvenir Sheets (some listed as foot notes only), also nearly complete collection of Indo China, collection of Vietnam 1951-64 then later issues of North Vietnam to the late 1980's, 1993 Columbus Topical collection with Souvenir Sheets and some used Cape of Good Hope, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, the Cambodia very nice and comprehensive

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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1325
 
Canada Classic Accumulation. Few hundred virtually all used stamps, incl. 1859 First Decimal and Large and Small Queens in nice quantities for shades, cancels, etc., fair amount of unused Small Queens incl. multiples, much with original gum, also some early Revenues, very mixed condition, still a useful lot for the specialist with quite a nice part Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
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1326
 
Canada First Decimal Issue, 1859. Balance of exhibition collection on pages, incl. used Nos. 14 (16, with shades and plate vars.) and five covers, 15 (12) and four covers, 17 (24, identified by printings) and two covers plus a third with 5c, two 10c, believed to be one of only five quintuple rate covers (cover repaired and readdressed), 18 (7), 19 (10), incl. Major Re-Entry pos. 100, and 20 (3), attractively presented and written-up, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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1327
P
Canada Plate Proofs on India. Five items, incl. No. 7 with top sheet margin, No. 9 in Black with Red vertical "Specimen" Ovpt., No. 8 block of four and No. 17 single with Red Vertical "Specimen" Ovpt. and a horizontal pair without ovpt., Very Fine lot

E. 750-1,000
950
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1328
FC
Canadian Fancy Cancels on Small Queen Issue. 32 singles and two pairs, 1c, 3c and 6c values, virtually all different, incl. "Way Leeter" in Circle, letters, numerals, geometrics, Crown, mostly bold complete strikes, lovely lot for the specialist

E. 400-500
325
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1329
og
Canada Collection. Nearly complete from Large Queens to 1967 in one hingeless album, incl. 6c Red Brown No. 43 Major Re-Entry, 20c and 50c Widow Weeds, Maple Leaf sets nearly complete, 50c Jubilee, $5.00 Jubilee (unused, no gum), 1908 Quebec, Edward VII with 20c, Admirals complete, 1928-31 "Scroll" and "Arch" sets complete to $1.00, beautiful showing of Booklet Panes, Coils, later sets to $1.00, Special Delivery, Registration and Officials, unusually nice neat collection with virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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1330
 
Canada Used and Unused Stock, 1852-1956. Thousands of used and unused stamps in two Elbe stockbooks, incl. used No. 13 (thin), lots of used 1c-17c 1859 First Decimal, several hundred Large and Small Queens with few original gum blocks of four incl. No. 46 (Very Good), generally ten or more 1897 Jubilees to 50c, quantities continue with ten, twenty and more of each stamp, also back-of-the-book with Air Post, Special Delivery, Postage Due, Registration and some Officials, condition is very mixed and the unused range from unused (no gum) to original gum with some Mint N.H. among the better, a very valuable and useful stock nonetheless, Canada stocks of this depth are hardly ever seen offered in today's auction market

E. 20,000-30,000
29,000
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1331
nhbl
Canada Sheets and Part Sheets. Several thousand stamps in sheet files between Nos. 170 to 342, nice variety in various quantities, incl. some better values, also three Official sheets, almost 100% Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
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1332
 
Canada, Back-of-the-Book Accumulation. Largely Revenues, but also incl. Official Seals, Air Post Semi-Officials, Cut Squares, few "O.H.M.S." Mint N.H. perfins, generally Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 500-750
1,800
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1333
 
Cape of Good Hope Forgeries. Accumulation of over 350 on stock pages, virtually all seem to be the work of Fornier with wide bar cancels but there are other "authors" included and some different cancels, generally Fine-Very Fine, accumulations of this type are seldom seen offered

E. 750-1,000
0
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1334
c
Crete, Picture Post Cards. Eighteen, incl. Nos. 50, 74-75, 111-114, some military themes, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 200-300
375
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1335
 
Dominican Republic, 1940-99. Massive collection and accumulation in thirteen large volumes, incl. used, unused, blocks, commercial and First Day covers, few Specimens, Proofs, many unlisted varieties and imperforate errors in pairs and blocks of four or larger, quite a few used on covers from the 1950's and 1960's, strong in 1957, 1958 and 1960 Olympics, a sampling of better items incl. No. 407 Souvenir Sheets with folders (four unused and three used), 424 two imperforate half sheets of 25 and imperforate blocks of four of 423, 426 and 427, 1957 Olympics Souvenir Sheet with Transposed Flag Colors (four sets), Nos. 536-540 Inverted Surcharges unused plus the low value used on cover, No. C86a Special Souvenir Sheet with folder, other air post with Nos. C57-C61 Imperforate pairs and a C99 Blue color only, also six additional volumes and stamps on pages covering Semi-Postals, Postage Dues, Postal Tax, etc., generally Fine-Very Fine, an adventurous lot that can be rearranged into a fascinating comprehensive collection for this period with lots of extra material to trade or sell

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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1336
og
Falkland Islands Collection. Fairly complete and nearly all unused from Queen Victoria First Issue to 1977, strong early issues, later incl. George V £1 unused (no gum), Nos. 45, 63, 84-96, 100, 1L19-1L33 and many other better items, nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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1337
 
France Collection and Accumulation. Massive lifetime assemblage offered intact as received in multiple cartons, tens of thousands of used and unused stamps, starts in 1843 and continues into the 1980's but lesser representation in the later years, in addition to Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post and Postage Dues there are substantial sections of non-Scott material as "Annule" and "Specimen" ovpts, essays, Trial Color Plate Proofs, regular issue color Imperfs and Deluxe Die Proofs, 1947 UPU Deluxe Proofs, Millesimes, Revenues, Postal Forgery Sheet, Stampless and Early Stamped Covers, Parcel Post, Military Franchise, Offices Abroad, Offices in China, General Colonies, Cancellations, complete Booklets and Souvenir Sheets, Plate Varieties and more, there are many betters stamps in quantity, a few noted incl. nineteen sets of Louvre B66-B67 on cards incl. block of four, twelve different 1903-38 50c "Sower" imperf color proof pairs, Mint sheets incl. Nos. 612-615 (seven), 624a (two, 1100, C22 and C27 (ten), also early "Paintings", 2fr First Air Post with "Broken Strut" (signed H. Bloch), eight No. 197 (several Mint N.H.), Better Souvenir Sheets, the unused nearly all original gum with a fair amount of Mint N.H., generally Fine-Very Fine, fabulous opportunity for the collector, accumulator or dealer, a very impressive lot

E. 75,000-100,000
37,500
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1338
og
France, Liberation Issues, 1944. Outstanding one-volume collection of stamps and covers, nearly all are towns not listed in Yvert, Fine-Very Fine, lovely specialized collection

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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1339
c
France Covers, 1935-40. Approximately 100 covers, virtually all with blocks of four and additional franking, same correspondence and all apparently prepared by famous French stamp dealer Champion, incl. single usages of Nos. 348 and C17, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
900
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1340
P
French Area Deluxe Proofs. Assortment of 109 different, incl. Cambodia and Laos, much topical material,Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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1341
c
French Colonies Covers. Fourteen items, wide variety, incl. 1830 Martinique stampless, others virtually all 1895 to 1938, several scarce items, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
650
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1342
og
Germany Balance. Approximately 86 unused stamps, incl. Post Horns complete, also Nos. 702-721, B310-B337, few other better, some Mint N.H., most all Fine-Very Fine

572
1,000
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1343
og
German Areas Balance. Auction lot cards containing unused stamps, incl. Offices in Morocco, Caroline Islands, German East Africa, Mariana, Marienwerder, few occupation issues incl. Estonia, few reference items marked as such, few with certificates, overall quite fresh and Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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1344
og
Honduras Air Post, 1925-30. Ten items, eight different, incl. Nos. C1, two C2, two C4, C10, C19b, C21, C25c and C32b, 1925 issue with the usual toning issues, C1 couple short perfs, overall Fine-Very Fine for these

1,880
425
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1345
 
Hong Kong Collection, 1862-1977. Used and unused collection on pages, largely complete, lacks perhaps three dozen stamps for the period, strong early issues but in somewhat mixed condition, incl. many better and overall nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
2,600
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1346
nh
Israel Collection and Accumulation, 1948-1980's. Many hundreds of virtually all unused Mint N.H. stamps in nine binders and a box containing about three dozen registered envelopes containing new issues from the Israeli New Issue Service (late 1970's to early 1980's), singles, tabs, blocks, plate blocks, souvenir sheets, uncut booklet panes, etc., there are a couple forerunner items and early issues on original auction lot sheets, First Coin Tabs (1-9) affixed to presentation sheet (1,000m "short" tab), other better tabs incl. Nos. 10-14 (singles and block of four), 25, 28-30, 33-34, 55, C1-C6 and C16, also stock book of U.A.R. issues in small quantities and a used and unused collection of Egypt, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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1347
og
Italian Area. Over 30 unused overprinted stamps, lightly hinged, mostly Italian Socialist republic "G.N.R." ovpts., also couple WWII Locals and one Yugoslavian Occupation of Fiume, all non-Scott, these are either failed extensions in all or part (some genuine value remains), one with 1979 Sorani certificate stating Florence Printing and new opinion that it is a Verona production, Fine-Very Fine, fairly high Sassone value as genuine, sold as is, useful spacefillers

E. 200-300
275
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1348
og
Latin America Collection. Perhaps a couple hundred mostly unused stamps in an album, incl. Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela, issues of the 1870's and 1880's, vast majority of value is in Mexico, includes varieties, some multiples, couple certificates, quality much better than typically seen, Fine-Very Fine, exceptionally nice lot

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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1349
c
Mexican Civil War, 1913-16, Sonora Provisional Covers. Collection of approximately 70 covers, incl. Nos. 323 and 325a combination usage, Ures to Nogales (ex I. Heiman auction when the two stamps cataloged $203 off-cover vs. a current value of $764.00), several covers with unlisted "tall" stamps with coupons and green seals, one with different 2c stamp (no seal), one with 2c and 5c values with No. 347 (Roessler cover), two with "G.P. DeM" 5c surcharges, different pairs from Tijuana to San Diego, large size reduced cover with unlisted 5c, 50c and 1p coupon stamps with green seals and a strip of three 2c no seal used with pair of 2c Yellow Green Transitorus and other combinations, "MARO" errors, couple covers used to Norway, then the 1915 Nos. 394-398 (which account for most of the covers in the lot), mostly 2c and 5c values, some with multiple franking, vast majority commercial correspondence, cover condition varies from rather nice to roughly opened one side, also incl. 1971 Henry Irwin monograph "The White And Green Seals Of Sonora" plus some other information, a nice lot from this interesting period in Mexican philately

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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1350
 
New Caledonia, 1942-54. Collection on pages, primarily 1946 "Chad to Rhine" Air Post Omnibus set with blocks of four on covers, Imperforate Pairs and Imperforate Blocks of four and Large Die Proofs, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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1351
 
Newfoundland Stock. Well over 1,000 used and unused stamps arranged on manila stock sheets in a binder, strong representation to about 1905, then thins out a bit but still areas of concentration to the last issue, also Air Post, Postage Dues and a little other Back-of-the-Book, lastly there stamps from other Maritime provinces issues incl. British Colombia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, the unused is virtually all original gum with some Mint N.H., generally Fine-Very Fine, valuable stock containing a high amount of usable material

E. 5,000-7,500
12,000
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1352
og
Newfoundland Stock. Thousands of stamps from 1932 onward, singles, complete and part sheets, nice selection of used blocks of four, also some earlier sheets and part sheets from 1897 to 1933, some New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, lastly there are two Air Post covers in the rear of the binder, first is no. C3 used Nov. 26, 1921 and backstamped Halifax Feb. 4, 1922, the other is No. C8 used wih ordinary 20c and 30c Pictorials on St. John's May 19, 1932 cover with instructions to send via DO-X flight, St. John's June 2, 1932 backstamp, the unused is original gum with great percentage Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, wonderful fresh lot of desirable material

E. 5,000-7,500
11,500
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1353
og
New Guinea Collection, 1925-39. On Scott album pages, 112 different of the 145 issued, incl. six £1 values, Fine-Very Fine, exceptionally attractive lot

2,767
1,500
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1354
c
Saar, Covers. 33, all earlier issues (couple Memel), nice variety, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 400-500
450
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1355
og
Scandinavia Balance. Auction lot cards of unused stamps, incl. some Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, issues from 1870's thru 1930's, few flaws to be expected, most Fine-Very Fine, few with certificates

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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1356
c
South Africa Flight Covers. Five covers and four cards, experimental flights of 1925, four with Great Britain frankings (three sets British Empire Exhibition Nos. 185-186 and definitives), others South Africa First Air Post with 1p and 6p plus definitives, various legs of the flight, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1357
 
Uruguay. Collection and accumulation, virtually all 20th Century used and unused, the key to the value of this lot is in the wealth of non-Scott listed varieties such as imperforates, part perforates, proofs, overprint and surcharge errors, misperfs, paper folds, also complete sheets and Revenues, old auction or retail offerings valued some of these items in the hundreds of dollars, a few are also signed by respected experts, generally Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating lot for the specialist collector or dealer

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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1358
og
Western Europe Collection. Several thousand used stamps on Scott Specialty pages neatly housed on Showgard mounts, about twelve different countries, incl. Belgium with nice Parcel Post, better France and Liechtenstein Air Post, some German Zeppelin covers, also Scandinavia with 1945 Greenland Ovpt. set, also a few miscellaneous countries, stamps in envelopes from various countries and a small box crammed with stamps in glassines (nearly all newer issues), very neat and clean collection, Fine-Very Fine

E. 5,000-7,500
16,000
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1359
og
Zara Collection. Safe hingeless album pages of unused stamps, most of the better stamps are forgeries but there are some genuine mostly in the lower values, thirteen with Sismondo certificates from 2004 incl. three which are genuine, overall Fine-Very Fine collection of this difficult collecting area, an excellent reference mixing genuine and forged

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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