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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers (Group lots by Country)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1848
 
Belgium, Unframed Wmk. Specialized Collection, 1851-54. Two gorgeous leatherbound volumes of Scott Nos. 6-8, used stamps and covers meticulously mounted on quadrille pages, arranged by denomination, carefully identified by shade, paper type (parchment, ordinary and ribbed) and incl. three of 40c and at least nine of others on ribbed, 10c and 20c with pages showing characteristics of the different plates, some multiples incl. 21 pairs of 40c plus pair on cover, also some strips of three incl. one of 40c, also vertical strip of four of 40c, wonderful range of covers incl. 10c and 40c to Germany, top sheet margin copy of 10c, blocks of four of 10c and 20c on covers plus block of 10c off cover, several pages of sheet margin copies of 10c and 20c, few varieties such as pre-printing paperfolds, plate varieties identified by Balasse type and also incl. some unlisted for 10c, second volume contains cancellation study with different bars and numerals incl. "sets" of all three denominations with same numerals, continues with partly complete compilations of 10c and 20c trying to show the 166 known numerical 17-bar cancels, few colored cancels, covers continue in this volume with two 40c on domestic cover, 20c and 40c to New Brunswick, margins, to in, few with Jumbo margins, faults to be expected

OVERALL FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A FANTASTIC SPECIALIZED COLLECTION OF THE 1851-54 BELGIUM KING LEOPOLD I ISSUE WITH THE FRAMELESS WATERMARK.

There are several items we would have made into individual auction lots, but this is such a wonderful study that we felt it best to offer it intact.

E. 5,000-7,500
19,500
1849
og
Bolivia, 1866-1977. Scott specialty album of unused stamps, nearly complete incl. Nos. 1-3, 5-6, 10-18, 20-23, 24-96, almost complete mint group of Air Post incl. No. C18, nice study of No. 2 and few multiples of No. 2 incl. two blocks of 36, blocks of 19, 12, 7, 6 block of 4 (3), nice Topicals, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 600-800
0
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1850
 
Canada Collection, 1852-1986. Beautiful Lighthouse hingeless album of mostly unused stamps, used Nos. 4 and 17, unused Nos. 8, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21-30, 34-40, Jubilees complete except for $3.00, 66-73, 149-159, 162-177, several other better sets, couple higher value items with small flaws, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine and in better condition than usually seen, an attractive collection

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
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1851
nh
Canada Booklets. Eight unexploded booklets, incl. Nos. 104a, 105b, 106a with rate change imprint on cover, 109a, 149a, 150a, also two of Unitrade BK9 (slightly different covers, both in English), covers with few small flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
650
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1852
 
China, Balance. Seven used and one unused, incl. used Nos. 2, 4, 8, 9 (2), 14, 15, 19 and 20, unused No. 13, generally faulty but still Fine-Very Fine group

1,922
0
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1853
c
Ecuador Pre-Stamp Covers. 64, various markings incl. "QUITO/FRANCA", "AMBATO/FRANCA", "OTAVALO/FRANCA", "ALAUSI/FRANCA", many others, decidedly mixed condition, some reduced, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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1854
 
France and Colonies. Two Scott Specialty albums and stockbook of unused and used stamps, incl. used France Nos. 1, 7, 9, 37, 39, 41, 46, 329 with exposition cancels, unused Nos. 99, 246, 329, fairly comprehensive from 1938-70, also nice group of Semi-Postals, few Air Post, second volume contains French Colonies and Offices with wide range represented incl. Offices in China, with some nice Canton, Mongtseu and others, Offices in Turkey, Alaouites, Andorra, French Guiana, French India and others, the stockbook contains duplication with some early France and some later used, also some French Colonies, some of the higher value with flaws but still a Fine-Very Fine and comprehensive collection, owner's catalogue value for the two albums approximately $25,000.00 and listed on each page, we spot checked some and it seems to be fairly accurate

E. 3,000-4,000
3,000
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1855
 
France, Classic Balance. Nine items, incl. few 1862 Re-Issues, three covers incl. one with five of French Colonies No. 3 from Reunion to France, mostly with flaws, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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1856
c
France, Covers. 56 covers and five postal cards, incl. 18 stampless, few of the stampless are very early incl. 1753, 1755, 1769, 1779, 1800 and 1812, many of others are correspondence to Mulhouse from a range of originations and bearing either single 25c or 25c and 15c combination, some flaws to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, desirable with the early stampless

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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1857
 
German Areas. Lighthouse album and stockbook of unused and used stamps, excellent showing of German States with Baden with used Nos. 1 and 14, Bavaria with used Nos. 3, 7, 8, 15-22, Bremen, Brunswick with used Nos. 1-6, 16, 18, Hamburg Hannover, Heligoland, Lubeck, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony, Wurttemberg and others, continues with German Colonies such as Offices in China with unused Nos. 33-36, also Offices in Turkey, Morocco, New Guinea, East Africa and others, continues with German Occupations of Belgium, Romania, Danzig and Memel, stockbook contains duplication of the above incl. Bavaria, Wurttemberg, Danzig, Memel, Saar and a few others, usual slightly mixed condition with some Fine-Very Fine, high catalogue value

E. 5,000-7,500
3,000
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1858
og
German Areas Collection, 1939-49. Beautiful Lighthouse hingeless album of unused stamps, incl. French Zone, Bohemia and Mahren, 1939-44 Generalgovernment issues, some Occupation issues such as Ukraine and Luxemburg, appears complete for these areas, also nice group of Croatia Occupation, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an attractive and desirable collection

E. 1,000-1,500
425
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1859
 
Germany, Collection, 1872-1999. Four beautiful Lighthouse hingeless albums of unused and used stamps, incl. nice showing of Large and Small Shields with few different shades, few other better incl. used Nos. 65A, B68 with exhibition cancel (toned), C35-C37, C40-C41, C43, C45, unused Nos. 78, B33 (toned), later issues mostly complete, also incl. some Saar and Occupation Zone issues, overall Fine-Very Fine, a wonderful comprehensive collection for someone who wants to move into a new collecting area without starting from scratch

E. 3,000-4,000
2,000
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1860
 
Germany, Collection, 1872-1999. Schaubeck pages in four volumes, incl. some Large and Small Shields, used OSTROPA (toned), unused set of Post Horns, more used than normally seen but later issues largely complete as unused, some flaws, most Fine-Very Fine, a nice collection for someone looking to start a new area, also incl. few covers

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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1861
 
Germany, Berlin Collection, 1949-90. Schaubeck and Lighthouse albums and stockbook of unused and used issues, incl. 9NB3a (scuff), virtually complete for later issues and most earlier, the two albums duplicate many issues and the stockbook with massive duplication of modern issues, some faults on earliest issues, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,000
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1862
 
German Democratic Republic, Collection, 1948-75. Two hingeless albums and two stockbooks of unused and used stamps, fairly complete from 1949 with some used interspersed, the stockbooks contain much duplication, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
225
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1863
 
Germany, Stockbooks. Five stockbooks and mint sheet file of unused and used stamps, mostly duplication of common issues but with some nice topicals, few souvenir sheets incl. No. 664a used, some Semi-Postals, Air Post, American and British Zones, Wurttemberg and other areas, overall Fine-Very Fine, a comprehensive group, also incl. Michel color guide

E. 400-500
1,100
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1864
c
Germany, WWII Concentration Camp Mail. Eighteen covers or cards from Auschwitz, Dachau, Theresienstadt, Biberach, Oberdonau, Dranienburg, Birkenau, etc., Fine-Very Fine as these are generally found

E. 500-750
500
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1865°
og
Great Britain, Line Engraved Issues Balance. Seven singles and strip of three, incl. SG Nos. 2, 4, 10, strip and single of No. 43, 46, 49 and 52, the Penny Black Plate 4 with three margins and traces of original gum and with 1978 Philatelic Federation of South Africa certificate, the 2p Blue likely cleaned and regummed, others with few flaws, overall Fine appearing group

E. 4,000-5,000
3,500
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1866°
og
Great Britain, Surface Printed Balance. Twelve unused stamps, incl. SG Nos. 93, 97, 164-168, 168a, 169, 179, 180 and 183, few flaws to be expected but overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group, SG £6,637

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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1867
og
Great Britain, Collection. Three attractive hingeless albums with slipcovers, a work in progress and so not very complete but with a few better issues incl. unused Nos. 141, two 2sh6p and two 5sh Sea Horses, Nos. 175, 209, 222-224, 251, 309-312, nice showing of Queen Elizabeth II, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
1,800
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1868
nh
Israel, 1948-75. Virtually complete collection of Mint N.H. stamps with tabs in Lighthouse album, complete except for Nos. 7-9 and a few inexpensive towards the end, incl. Postage Dues less first set, also with some other better incl. tete-beche gutter pairs with nos. of 10-14, tete-beche pairs and gutter pairs of Nos. 18-21, few other interesting, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful collection

E. 500-750
950
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1869
 
Israel, 1948-50's. Album of tabbed singles, plate blocks and First Day covers without tabs, covers incl. Nos. 1-9 to New York, range of other issues, many Mint N.H., few with minor gum soaks, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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1870
nh
Israel. Mint N.H. 3m-50m First Coin Tabs (extra 20m and 50m), Mint N.H. 250m-1,000m First Coin singles (no tabs), 1948 Festival set (10-14) Mint N.H. tabs and same on Herzl Cacheted cards and tied by First Day cancels (tabs shortened a bit to fit on cards), otherwise Fine-Very Fine, last with 2004 Yacov Tsachor photo certificate

E. 200-300
200
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1871
nh
Israel, 1954-79. Album pages of Mint N.H. tabbed singles, starts with Scott No. 84 and is virtually complete, fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
0
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1872
 
Israel, Collection. Three albums and two stockbooks of unused and used stamps, incl. tabs fairly complete from Third Coins issue to 1968, also collection without tabs incl. few earlier issues, stockbooks mostly with used duplicates, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
0
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1873
 
Japan, 1871-79. 51 used stamps, incl. Nos. 1-4, 5-8, 9a, 17, 18 (2), 38, 39, 50, 51, 67, few other better, range of cancels incl. chops, circular datestamps, corks, from an old-time collection which was removed from an album, stamps mostly have flaws to perfs or paper, still a Fine-Very Fine and scarce group, the No. 9a is especially scarce and catalogues $1,250.00 in Scott

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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1874
 
Poland, Balance. Old-time approval book from Poland containing a range of issues, incl. Offices in Turkish Empire, other unusual items, some stuck on pages, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
110
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1875
 
Portugal and Colonies, 1853-1970. Scott album of unused and used stamps, early issues are used and fairly complete to about 1893, incl. Nos. 3 (cut to shape), 4, 5-8, 12-16, 25-33, also unused Nos. 657a, 667a, 682a and 701a (all Mint N.H.), few Postal Cards, Portuguese Colonies incl. Angola, Agra, Azores, Cape Verde, Portuguese Guinea, Congo and India, Mozambique, few others, few faults in earlier issues, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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1876°
 
Russia, Collection, 1858-1976. Comprehensive collection of mostly unused stamps in four beautiful Lighthouse hingeless albums with slipcovers, many pages home made, stamps selected by the owner for superior centering and condition throughout (even the inexpensive items), significant number are Mint N.H., few used spread throughout, also incl. souvenir sheets and some imperforates, early Classic issues mostly used and also selected for superior quality

FINE-VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND COMPREHENSIVE FOUR-VOLUME COLLECTION OF RUSSIA IN FAR BETTER QUALITY THAN NORMALLY SEEN.

Scott Catalogue assigns a significant premium to Mint N.H. stamps, particularly in the issues from the 1930's. They do not price earlier issues in Mint N.H. condition.

E. 10,000-15,000
8,500
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1877
 
Switzerland, 1850-2005. Two albums of unused and used stamps, few earlier issues but really starts with Seated Helvetia issue and incl. used Nos. 24, 31, 48, 77-81, 87b, C1-C2, unused Nos. 103, 226, B80, fairly complete for later issues with few used interspersed, typical condition for earlier issues but most Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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1878
 
Switzerland. Scott album and two stockbooks of unused and used stamps, primarily modern issues but also with some better earlier (usually with small faults), lots with topicals, overall Fine-Very Fine, owner's catalogue value approximately $8,200.00

E. 750-1,000
550
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1879
og
Vatican City. Collection of unused stamps in Lighthouse hingeless album, incl. few Roman States, Vatican virtually complete to 1968 (less the good overprint set), Fine-Very Fine, an attractive collection

E. 500-750
400
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1880
 
Victoria, Balance, 1850-1912. Scott pages and two stockbook pages of unused and used stamps, range of issues, mostly used, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
800
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