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Sale 966 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History and General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 9-11 December, 2008

Category — Foreign Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2963
c
Turkey and Middle East Postal History. Approximately 75 covers and cards, incl. some seldom seen early 20th Century Turkish frankings, also some Palestine, German and Austrian offices in Turkey, etc., generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
550
2964
c
Africa and Asia Covers. Over 300 covers, incl. Japan, Korea, Thailand, Viet Nam, Ethiopia and other African and Asian countries, wide variety, lots of interesting material Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
4,000
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2965
 
Asia and Middle East Accumulation. Perhaps 100 items, incl. Japan, Iran and Saudi Arabia, also some Liberia and other miscellaneous countries, incl. stamps, covers and varieties, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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2966
c
Asia Postal History. Approximately 175 items, virtually all covers or post cards, wide variety of countries and issues, several scarcer items, Fine-Very Fine lot, interesting mixture

E. 500-750
1,600
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2967
c
Balkans Covers. Well over 400 covers, countries incl. Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey and Yugoslavia, appears to be virtually all 1930's to 1950's with a few earlier, some unusual and seldom seen frankings, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
3,500
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2968
 
British Commonwealth Accumulation. Hundreds of stamps and a fair number of covers, almost all from the Reigns of Queen Victoria-King George V, wide range of countries and issues, trivial duplication, slightly mixed condition, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
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2969
c
British Commonwealth Covers. Approximately 1,500 covers, wide range of colonies incl. those of Middle East, West Indies, BNA, Africa, Indian Ocean, Ireland and Pacific Area, ranges for stampless, reigns of Queen Victoria through King George VI, loaded with interesting items, a fair number which are better, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, excellent lot

E. 4,000-5,000
8,500
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2970
c
British Commonwealth Covers. Three from Mauritius and ten from Barbados, late 19th and early 20th Century, stamps and some postal stationary, several registered usages, Fine-Very Fine, attractive lot

E. 200-300
400
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2971
 
British Possessions Worldwide Cover Group. Approximately 350+ covers, including British Europe, Atlantic, Asia, and Pacific, huge range of usages and destinations, a fine Worldwide collection

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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2972
c
Central and South America Covers. Approximately 1,200 covers from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela, 19th Century to about 1950, incl. colorful frankings, a few better and lots of seldom seen usages, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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2973
 
Eastern Europe Accumulation. 100 or more items, incl.. Hungary, Poland, Russia, Romania and a few others, Russia incl. some Offices in Turkey (Wrangel) covers, other covers and varieties, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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2974
c
Eastern and Western Europe Covers. Approximately 1,250 covers, countries incl. Austria, Belgium, Belgian Congo, Ruanda-Urundi, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Poland, strong Portuguese Colonies, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia and Vatican City, diverse offering with lots of interesting and collectible material, better incl. Liechtenstein 1960 Europa, early Vatican City sets and much more, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 3,000-4,000
14,500
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2975
c
Foreign Cover Balance. Twelve covers, incl. G.B. 1sh embossed used with 1p Red on folded letter to Venice with "Insufficiently Stamped" handstamp, three early flight covers of China, unused 1p and 2p Mulreadys, India cover with two 8a and 2a to England, cover from India to U.S. with three 4a and 2a with "Forwarded by Atkinson Tilton & Co. Calcutta" oval handstamp, generally defective and with water damage, still an interesting group

E. 500-750
2,900
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2976
c
Foreign Cover Balance. 25, incl. six stampless from France to Serbia with variety of rate markings, two with India 1a Brown on circulars to France (one Silk Market Report, other Indigo Circular, both with Anglo-French accountancy markings), several other interesting stampless covers from France to destinations incl. British Guiana, India, seven from K.U.T. used in 1930's, most Fine-Very Fine, fascinating group

E. 400-500
800
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2977
 
Foreign Miscellany. Diverse group, incl. Great Britain reconstruction of the 240 letter positions for Plate 102 3p Red, some early Chile and Peru, two Ballon Monte covers (one to England and written in English, the other a printed "Gazette des Absents"), 1833 French Army in North Africa fumigated cover, folded cover ca 1802 with double straight line Port-Paye/Arm.Dangletere", mixed condition, interesting lot

E. 200-300
750
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2978
 
Foreign Miscellany. Three classic items, incl. Austria No. p6 (1964 Fiecchi certificate), used Mauritius No. 16 (repaired), original gum Spain No. 78 (thin spot), also two inexpensive Cape of Good Hope Revenues and two 1960's Aden States stamps that may or may not still be recognized as legitimate postal issues

E. 200-300
160
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2979
 
Latin America Accumulation. Perhaps 200 to 300 items, incl. Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela plus a scattering of other countries, incl. used and unused stamps, covers postal stationery and varieties, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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2980
c
Middle East Covers. Over 200 covers, countries incl. Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Syria, great variety of frankings, early to mid-20th Century, incl. some interesting India-Iran usages from the early 20th Century, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,800
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2981
c
Parachute Topical Collection. Hundreds of covers, cards and picture post cards, much fairly recent (1990's) for 50 year commemorations of WWII Campaigns, others 1930's to 1970's, much is Great Britain but also incl. France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Japan and others, there is also some semi-related Air Force material, one Kite and one Balloon, all unmounted, an impressive collection full of exotic and colorful material, Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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2982
c
Postal History Potpourri. Fascinating lot of around 50 covers, incl. over a dozen crash covers with handstamp cachets "Salvaged", Damaged", "Delayed", etc., many with contemporary newspaper articles, couple 1945 "Tokyo Bay" covers, Antarctic material with 1939 cover from the "Antarctic Snow Cruiser" signed by Dr. Poulter, Admiral Byrd signed "Little America" cover, nine USS Macon and Akron covers, several with signatures, 1939 First Transpacific Mail by Outrigger Canoe, 1935 Balloon Stratosphere Flight picture post card signed by the US Army Balloonists, Jimmy Doolittle signed photo (creased) with plane he flew to break the California-New York speed record (broken by his brother-in-law five weeks later) and more, Fine-Very Fine, great lot of Americana

E. 500-750
1,600
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2983
c
Scandinavia Covers. Over 300 covers, countries incl. Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Greenland and Iceland, mostly 1920's to 1950's with a few earlier, wide range of frankings, several better noted, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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2984
 
Sperati Forgeries. Approximately 100 items, partially mounted on exhibition pages, balance in stock book, Incl. U.S., CSA, German States, France, Spain, Uruguay and others, better items incl. U.S. Nos. 9X1 (two, one of piece), 10X1 "die proof", 40L1, "used" 2, CSA 9 "die proof" and "used" and unused singles, Very Fine, a wonderful lot of these desirable fakes manufactured by the master forger, after Sperati's famous trial the Royal Philatelic Society "bought out" Sperati to get him to discontinue making these extremely dangerous forgeries

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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2985
c
Topical Covers. Well over 1,000 covers, topics incl. POW, Rockets, Scouts, Zeppelins, Esperanto, Expeditions, Expositions, Judaica, Accidents, Balloons, Catapults, Consular Mail, Polar, the Catapults are excellent, one DO-X with German 4m South America flight stamp, strong Polar material, well over 100 Zeppelin flights with colorful frankings and better flights and frankings, generally Fine-Very Fine, excellent lot

E. 4,000-5,000
14,000
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2986
 
Western and Southern Europe Accumulation. 200 to 300 items, incl. Belgium, Portugal and Colonies, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg, also some decent Scandinavia, wide range of issues and type of material, incl. used and unused stamps, covers, postal stationery and varieties, a few with certificates, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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2987
 
Worldwide Collection. Four fairly well filled Scott International albums with issues from 19th Century through 1951, United States and A-Z Foreign Countries, some better Europe, fairly extensive Russia and excellent China with Nos. 1064-1069 and 1077-1901 and lots of other better items and interesting material, additionally there is a stock book containing Mint N.H. United Nations virtually complete 1951-69 Issues singles and blocks of four, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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2988
 
Worldwide Accumulation. Unusual offering of perhaps several hundred items ranging from the ordinary to the unusual or exotic (mostly the latter), incl. Canadian Manufactured Tobacco Strip Stamps, Documents, German Area Postal Stationery, French Colony Die Proofs, Covers, Jordanian Archival Proofs, unlisted German Area, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, fascinating lot of generally seldom seen material

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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2989
 
Worldwide Collection and Accumulation. Several thousand mostly used stamps in various stock books and albums, incl. United States, fair stock of United Nations with some better early issues, some Canada with occasional better and face value material, decent Germany with some of the better late 1940's-1953 issues plus DDR and other German areas and several stock books of miscellaneous used foreign, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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2990
og
Worldwide Accumulation. Approximately 300 nearly all unused stamps in three small stock books, primarily Air Post material, incl. U.S. C1-C6, two C18 and others, Liechtenstein 1fr Carmine and 2fr Violet Zeppelins (Mint N.H.), Switzerland, Newfoundland, Canada, miscellaneous group of Hawaii with 6c and 18c Railroad stamps and ten Revenues, also Pictorials and five different used Officials, some Hitler era Germany and some attractive German Colonies "Yacht" stamps and a F.D. Roosevelt Topical collection, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, unusual mix with much useful material

E. 750-1,000
950
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2991
 
Worldwide Stamps and Covers. Nearly full shoebox with wide ranging group of material, obvious better items incl. France No. B34a booklet pane of four with booklet cover and San Marino 1961 UPU Miniature Sheet of six No. 490, a real potpourri of material with no doubt other desirable items, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
900
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2992
og
Worldwide Accumulation. Hundreds of virtually all unused stamps in a small box, singles, complete sets, vast range of issues, content seems to be inexpensive to slightly better values, Fine-Very Fine, a fun lot that may yield some surprises

E. 200-300
500
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2993
 
Worldwide Accumulation. Hundreds of virtually all used stamps sorted in legal size envelopes or glassines and some sparsely populated album pages, appears to be almost entirely the issues of the past 50 or so years, nothing valuable noted except for a few better classic Belgium and Netherlands in a small red stock book, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-200
180
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2994
c
Worldwide Covers. Approximately 60, virtually all better 20th Century, wide range of countries and issues, incl. Vatican City No. C18-C19 FDC, Germany 1m Zeppelin No. C35 block of four on 1931 South America Flight cover, Iceland Zeppelin Nos. C9 and C11 on 1931 Zeppelin Flight, Liechtenstein First Air Post 15rp-1fr set on 1930 Vaduz-St. Gallen Flight, Israel First Coins 10m and 15m wrong Descriptive Tabs with other normals, the normal 10m is Gray Paper, German Offices in Morocco 1900 3c-60c Surcharges, better Australia High Values, three colorful 1958 covers from Peoples Republic of China, Bermuda George VI 12/6 and £1 on separate registered covers and much more, Fine-Very Fine, beautiful lot

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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2995
c
Worldwide Covers. Over 400 19th and 20th centuries to about 1950, vast range of countries from United states stampless to Flights, Military Mail and so on, some AAMC listed flight covers, advertising, exotic usages, etc., an unusual mix which contains a decent number of better covers, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
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2996
c
Worldwide Covers. 35 better items, incl. France Nos. C1-C2 on June 25, 1927 Cacheted First Day Cover, 1934 Pond-Sabelli Trans-Oceanic Record Flight (AAMC 1207, signed Sabelli), Austria B138-B141, St. Kitts-Nevis 1905 cover with -1/2p-1sh, Curacao 20c-2.80g Air Post, Luxembourg C16-C20, Germany 1931 DO-X Flight (1m and 3m franking), Liechtenstein and Spain Zeppelin Flights, France 10fr South Atlantic Flight, Germany 1949 30pf UPU, Austria 3s and 5s Birds Air Post First Day Cover and more, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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2997
c
Worldwide 1949 UPU Covers. Over 300 different, wide range of countries, some First Days, Fine-Very Fine, excellent lot with many scarce and elusive items

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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2998
c
Worldwide Covers. Unusual mixture of about 100 covers, incl. classic Spain, Israel, Iran Turkey, Russia, Bangladesh and other countries, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
450
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2999
c
Worldwide Covers. Nearly full large shoebox, wide range of countries and issues, few U.S. area, some Great Britain and Colonies, etc., Fine-Very Fine, interesting mixture

E. 200-300
550
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3000
c
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. 1,000-1,500
800
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3001
c
U.S. Postal History Accumulation. Four file boxes full of covers, incl. some 2c Shields, few other earlier, a sorter's delight

E. 200-300
450
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