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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Foreign Collections and Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2148
 
Afghanistan, 1870-1920. Collection of unused and used stamps attractively mounted on quadrille pages, each carefully identified and mounted, some better multiples incl. complete sheet of 60 of No. 10 (Scott Catalogue $1,500.00), also some Fiscal and Registration stamps, some flaws to be expected on these delicate issues, far better condition than normally seen and assembled by a knowledgeable student

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
2149
nh
Austria, 1919-68. Virtually complete unused collection mounted on pages in a Safe album, appears to be mostly Mint N.H. except for the 1936 Dollfuss Issue (Scott 380, lightly hinged, Scott Retail $800.00), Fine-Very Fine, a fresh and attractive collection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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2150
 
Belgium, 1861 "Medallion" Issue. Extensive specialized collection in two padded leather volumes (Scott Nos. 9-12), hundreds of stamps and about 30 covers, incl. 1c and 10c 1882 Re-Impression Die Proofs, varieties, shades, extensive specialized cancellation section, multiples with pairs, strips and blocks of four incl. Nos. 9-11, two very scarce unused original gum multiples (No. 9 block of four and No. 10 strips of three, latter pos. 1 and 2 small thin, right stamp Mint N.H., both ex Caspary, many very nice quality stamps with a No. 12 showing margins on three sides with bottom sheet margin, scarce variety No. 11 bottom sheet margin single with "1859" imprint from plate VII, other scarce and interesting material, mostly Fine-Very Fine, beautifully mounted and written-up, perfect for exhibition, a valuable and highly desirable collection, also incl. E. & M. Deneumostier catalogs on the 10c and 20c 1849-61 Issues and a G. Guyaux & V. Meulebrouck catalog on the 1863-65 perforated "Medallion" Issue

E. 10,000-15,000
7,500
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2151
og
Bolivia, 1912-54. Old-time quadrille pages of mostly unused stamps, incl. singles and blocks, also some nice Proofs and few Essays, other unusual such as No. 116 strip of three showing center only, also inverts of Nos. 113 and 116 (2), foldover of No. 112 showing partially printed design, some imperforates, some Air Post incl. few covers, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and very nice collection

E. 500-750
3,500
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2152
og
Canada, 1898, 1c-6c Jubilee (51-55). Wholesale accumulation of about 225 stamps, about half are 1c values, about 40 each 2c and 3c, ten 5c and three 6c, 1c mostly in several large blocks, 2c block of twelve, high percentage Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine with a few better

E. 500-750
800
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2153
 
Canada, Collection. Album pages of unused and used stamps, incl. some Jubilees incl. 50c to $5.00, few other interesting, mixed condition with some stuck on pages, few Fine-Very Fine, also incl. few general foreign stamps such as Vietnam

E. 400-500
1,500
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2154
og
Canada, Balance. 20 unused items, Nos. 54, 149-161, 241-245, last is plate block of 465B, overall Fine-Very Fine

983
225
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2155
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2155, Foreign Collections and Group LotsChile, Collection, Chile, CollectionChile, Collection. 52 covers and seven multiples of the 5c and 10c Colon, incl. 16 with bisects of the 10c (some paying 15c rate), few multiples incl. pairs, strip of three, strip of four, block of four, nice group of the 5c as well with few multiples, incl. strip of five of 1c with two 5c (one added), various printings, some flaws, most Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group

E. 2,000-3,000
11,000
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2156
og
China, Collection. Several hundred unused stamps neatly arranged in a stock book, virtually all are issues from the early 1920's to mid-1940's, incl. some better commemoratives from the 1920's and 1930's and a few blocks of four, challenging section of 1930's and 1940's Regular Issues with possibilities for better items, couple varieties incl. No. 146a and No. 471 Souvenir Sheet with Russian Philatelic Society Ovpt. (see footnote in Scott Vol. 2), few Japanese Occupations, some better Provinces, Treaty Ports with Foochow Nos. 1-11 singles and blocks of four, the -1/2c Yellow used, virtually all original gum where so issued with much Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine lot, attractive collection with much useful material, also incl. about $50.00 U.S. face, a little U.N. with First Issue 50c Inscription block of four and some fairly recent Pacific area foreign issues

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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2157
 
Cuba, Collection. Hundreds of items in four volumes, covers the range of Spanish Administration to about 1962, incl. early singles and blocks, varieties and few covers, some Puerto Principe (questionable), No. 232 Surcharge Varieties, few "Specimens", unique essay (1940's?), die proofs, lots of sets from the late 1930's to the 1950's in singles, blocks of four, cross-gutter blocks and Imperforates, some of these also as First Day Covers, other covers and stationery, Air Post, etc., interesting lot and nearly all Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,400
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2158
 
France, Used Collection, 1870-98. Couple hundred stamps and 10-15 covers mounted on quadrille pages, nearly 90% of the value is in the 1870-71 Bordeaux Issue (Nos. 38-48) with lots of interesting cancels and shades, identified by Reports, multiples and so on, many are at least Very Fine with quite a few Extremely Fine or Extremely Fine Gems, basic Scott Retail is around $40,000.00 with no premiums added for cancels, Reports or shades, beautiful lot for the specialist, couple certificates accompany

E. 5,000-7,500
10,500
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2159
c
France, Ballon Monte Covers. Ten covers from the 1870-71 Siege of Paris, evidently all different flights, nine with single 20c franking (four of these are small to tiny size covers), a tenth with three 10c Napoleon to Switzerland, also incl. one black on blue printed "Par Ballon Monte" unused letter sheet, Fine-Very Fine lot of these popular covers

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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2160
c
France, Ballon Monte Covers. Eleven different flights from the Franco-Prussian Siege of Paris, all on pages and most with write-ups, also incl. a striking Ballon Monte cover facsimile manufactured in England in 1870 for sale as a souvenir of the war and a cover front from Schlettstadt to Paris with combination France 20c 1863-70 Napoleon and Alsace and Lorraine 20c Ultramarine No. N6, both appropriately tied, Fine-Very Fine lot of these popular covers

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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2161
c
France, Covers, 1863-76. Well over 75 covers in binder, nice variety of issues and denominations, incl. mixed issues, two and three-color frankings, many multiples incl. strips and blocks of four, unusual uses such as used with 40c Italian Postage Due, etc., these are all unusual and scarce covers with no inexpensive material evident and in generally Fine-Very Fine condition, also incl. 1815 French Military document from the Royal Legion, deserves careful viewing to really appreciate

E. 4,000-5,000
4,750
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2162
nh
French Southern & Antarctic Territories. Collection of about 150 different Mint N.H. singles on stock pages, largely complete from 1955 to 1981, incl. several better singles and sets, Very Fine lot

E. 400-500
475
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2163
 
Great Britain, 1p Red, Plate 71 Specialized Collection. Several hundred stamps (Scott No. 33) in one volume, incl. shades, re-entries, constant and other varieties, watermark varieties, cancellations and a complete reconstruction of the 240 positions, generally Fine-Very Fine, attractive lot

E. 400-500
550
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2164
c
Great Britain, Covers. Six, incl. three stampless such as one with "3" handstamp, another with boxed "-1/2" handstamp, one with 4p stamp used in 1862, one with 5p used in 1887, last is No. 58 on legal-size cover, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
0
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2165
c
Great Britain, Covers. Thirteen, incl. 1p with "Too Late" handstamp, 1852 use with pair of 2p Blue to U.S., 1867 use of 1sh Plate 4 to Texas, also 1873 use of 1sh Plate 8 with part imprint at top used from Cardiff to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, mixed condition, still an interesting group

E. 300-400
300
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2166
 
Iceland. Lighthouse hingeless album of unused and used stamps, range of issues with few better Air Post, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
350
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2167
 
India Native States, Collection. Hundreds of mostly used stamps in two volumes, apparently all States represented, duplication for cancellations, some reprints included, generally Fine-Very Fine, attractive collection of these fascinating stamps from a popular collecting area, also incl. literature for Indore and Hyderabad States

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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2168
 
India Native States, Revenue Stamps. Collection of 125 different, one from each of the states, condition generally Fine-Very Fine as these are found, scarce and seldom seen lot

6,816
500
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2169
 
India, Native States Revenue Collection. Extensive three-volume collection arranged by States, huge variety, generally Fine-Very Fine as these are found, fascinating collection of these seldom seen stamps

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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2170
 
India, "Court Fee" Revenue Stamps on Document. One volume collection, primarily reign of King George VI with a few earlier, also incl. additional volume with 20 large handstamps on documents, Fine-Very Fine for these, interesting lot

E. 500-750
150
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2171
 
India, Native States "Court Fee" Revenue Stamps. One volume with 196 different stamps, with three Beri and one Rewa (these four unlisted), Fine-Very Fine as these are found, nice lot for the specialist

3,476
275
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2172
 
India. Two albums and few loose pages of mostly used stamps, some States, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
400
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2173
 
Malaysia, Balance. Nine used stamps, incl. Japanese Occupation SG Nos. JD17, JD18a, JD19 and JD20 (each with 2005 B.P.A. certificate), three from Pahang incl. Nos. 8, 18 and 18a two from Perak incl. Nos. 33 and 38 , Fine-Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
850
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2174
 
Middle East Collection. Three cartons of unused and used stamps, nice range of countries represented incl. Egypt, Syria, Libya, Iraq, nice group of British Middle East, many issues with some better, condition affected by storage with some stuck down, still a nice group, also some kiloware and other odds and ends

E. 2,000-3,000
7,000
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2175
 
Palm Tree Topical Collection. Three albums with slipcovers containing quadrille pages of unused stamps, each page with attractive hand-drawn watercolor background of tropical scene, wide range of countries represented, few better incl. New Guinea £1 Bird of Paradise, some France and Areas incl. few proofs, each stamp has a palm tree or leaves as part of the design, most have other dominant themes as well and so is full of other items of topical interest, many Fine-Very Fine, an unusual and entertaining collection, ex McCoy

E. 400-500
1,000
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2176
og
Spain, Collection, 1850-1982. Many hundreds of mostly unused stamps in a bulging Scott Specialty album offered as received, very high degree of completeness, incl. Classics with used No. 4 with certificate plus other better early issues, virtually all unused from 1889 forward, a sampling of the better material incl. Nos. 776-779, C127-C130, B108O, C88-C89, C97, C144, CB17 plus CB8-CB17 imperforate and CB18, some of these are Mint N.H., also listed varieties scattered throughout, back-of-book and nice showing of Spanish Administration of Cuba, Philippines and Puerto Rico, finally, a small section of used Portugal at the end of the album, early part somewhat mixed condition, otherwise Fine-Very Fine lot, valuable and desirable collection

E. 4,000-5,000
6,750
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2177
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2177, Foreign Collections and Group LotsSouth America, Large Die Proofs, South America, Large Die ProofsSouth America, Large Die Proofs. 18, approximately 150 x 225mm with full die sinkage, incl. Bolivia, Chile (5) and Peru (12), each with National Bank Note Co. imprint, some soiling and toned spots, still Fine-Very Fine and unusual group, from a salesman's sample book

E. 300-400
800
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2178
 
South America, Balance. Approximately 300 stamps and covers collected by Dr. Robert H. LeBow, a true collector's accumulation of interesting items including stampless, Bolivia Condor issues on fronts only, some mid-range catalogue value stamps, proofs, very mixed condition, much to look at and substantial value to be found

E. 1,500-2,000
4,000
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2179
 
South America. Group of unused and used stamps, incl. used Peru on quadrille pages, some Honduras, Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua, few others, some faults particularly in earlier issues, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
550
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2180
 
Western Europe, Collection. Large collection and accumulation in 16+ albums and stock books, earliest stamps generally from 1920's though a Great Britain Penny Black is present, strong in Austria, some nice Switzerland, Germany, DDR, Italy, Russian Zone, also small stock book of Turkey, some used with majority unused, original gum with a high percentage Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, worthwhile collection

E. 3,000-4,000
2,100
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2181
c
Judaica-Related. Album pages containing 28 covers sent to Benjamin Disraeli, wide range of originations incl. nice group from Great Britain, one from Prince Edward Island with No. 8 (faulty corner), several from France with different frankings, Germany incl. one with large shield Eagles, few German States, also 12 used post cards related to the Dreyfus affair, some flaws, many Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating collection

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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2182
 
Worldwide Collection. Consignment as received in five cartons containing thousands of used and unused stamps in 34 albums (nearly all are Scott Specialty series), 19th Century to early 1980's, wide range of countries and issues, generally spotty representation but occasionally better with a very nice group of Mexico, Spanish Colonies with a number of better items, decent France with regulars and commemorative virtually complete unused from 1939-79, a few better, Scandinavia with some better Iceland, the British Commonwealth section (seven of the 34 albums) is also spotty but quick examination shows better as Newfoundland Nos. 61-74, Australia No. 95a pane of four, Bermuda 12/6 George V No. 98, the Great Britain is fairly decent with two No. 1's and other better, fairly solid unused from 1939-81, also some duplicates, new issues and unmounted purchases, earlier material mixed condition, overall Fine collection

E. 5,000-7,500
4,000
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2183
 
Worldwide Collection. 34 stock books of unused and used stamps, wide range of countries represented with strength in South America, also some Europe, some better Canada incl. unused $1.00 Jubilee, some nice topicals, mixed condition, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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2184
 
Worldwide Accumulation. Eight old albums and few boxes of glassines of unused and used stamps, wide range of countries represented with some nice Germany and Areas, some U.S., mostly in old-time albums, some faults, few Fine-Very Fine, worth close inspection

E. 5,000-7,500
3,250
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2185
 
Worldwide Classic Stamps. Approximately 66 items, mostly used on approval cards, 1840 to the late 1860's with minor exceptions, wide ranging in scope and includes India 4a 1854 Bicolor, G.B. 1p Black (4) and 2p Blue, Brazil 30r "Bullseye", Romania 1859 80pa Moldavia, Canada 3p Beaver imperf., Bremen 1866 5gr, two examples of France 5fr Napoleon No. 37 (faults as usual but nice appearing), eleven early Mexico, Venezuela 1861 -1/2r unused block of four, Russia Offices in Turkey unused No. 1, and four different 1868-1874 Swiss hotel stamps from the Dr. Leeman collection, generally Fine-Very Fine, useful lot

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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2186
 
Worldwide Collection. Thousands of used and unused stamps housed in four large albums, begins with single Scott album of British America with decent coverage throughout including early Canada, two volume blue Scott International Postage Stamp albums with representation of nearly every country contained therein, also some United States with lower quality used collection in Scott National album and mint sheet file with mostly 3c issues, the foreign stamps generally mixed condition with flaws and centering problems to be expected throughout the earlier issues

E. 750-1,000
800
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2187
 
Worldwide Balance. Unusual grouping of three albums and two folders, incl. about 40 U.N. 1954 3c Human Rights (No. 29) on cacheted unaddressed FDC's (several inscription blocks), some German area, about 50 earlier Israel issues tied on colorful cards, France with stampless covers and other miscellany, of note are three covers with French franking from the 1900 Paris Universal Exposition, two are cancelled by "United States Postal Station" slogan machine cancel, one of these with additional U.S. Postal Station "1900" duplex handstamp and very scarce as such, Fine-Very Fine, interesting lot

E. 300-400
225
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2188
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2188, Foreign Collections and Group LotsSmall Foreign Balance, Small Foreign BalanceSmall Foreign Balance. Three items, incl. Great Britain Penny Black (1) with Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (VF 80); France 40c Orange on Yellowish (18), two singles with creases tied by "BC" in diamond grid cancel on 1860 folded cover to Bombay, India, with 2011 P.F. certificate; last is Australia 1p Carmine (2), on Oct. 1913 cover to Chicago insufficiently prepaid, "30/CTMS" handstamp and strip of three 2c U.S. Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ2), 1p stamp small flaws, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Fine group

E. 400-500
450
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2189
 
Foreign Balance, Folder and album pages containing mostly Canadian stamps. including used $2.00 Jubilee, 1908 issues incl. unused Nos. 100-101, unused Air Post C1-C9, Special Delivery, Registration, Postage Due, Officials and many others, also couple of pages of Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika, group of Hamilton Banknote Co. India proofs from Salvador in various denominations and multiples, finally small group of U.S. incl. unused Nos. 233 and 287

E. 300-400
350
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2190
 
Foreign Balance. Stock pages, dealer's cards and album pages of unused and used stamps, incl. few Cape triangles, India, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Australia incl. some States such as Victoria, New Zealand, Brazil, Mexico, many others incl. some Omnibus issues, mixed condition and some reference items, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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2191
og
Balance of the Frelinghuysen Air Post Collection. Old-time quadrille album pages of unused stamps, all earlier issues up to 1936, countries incl. Cyrenaica, Eritrea, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Philippines, Italian Somaliland, Spain, Sweden and Syria, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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2192
c
Zeppelin Covers. Nine different, incl. U.S. No. C14, Russia 35k and 2r Imperforate "Icebreaker" on cacheted cover, Paraguay Zeppelin triangles on 3rd South America flight, Germany 2m Zeppelin on 1929 Orient flight and Argentina Green Zeppelin ovpts. (50c, two 90c and 1p) on May 1930 South America flight, also Egypt 1933 International Aviation Congress (Nos. 172-176) with lightly hinged unused set and Dec. 20, 1933 First Day Cover, Fine-Very Fine, nice group

E. 400-500
500
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2193
c
Worldwide Postage Due and Postal Card Collection. About 100 items neatly mounted and described in three volumes, nearly all 19th and early 20th Century, variety of countries, uses between foreign countries, U.S. outbound and inbound, a few domestic U.S. items, generally Fine-Very Fine, interesting collecting area

E. 500-750
950
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2194
 
Foreign Accumulation. Old-time dealer's pages from 1930's with a wide range of issues, incl. Labuan and North Borneo, Epirus, Egypt, several others, mixed condition, still an interesting group

E. 300-400
700
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2195
 
Foreign Collection. Housed in three albums, one primarily unused George V issues and Elizabeth Coronation issues, also junior international album with worldwide used stamps, nothing valuable but a large number of stamps

E. 200-300
450
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2196
c
Foreign Covers. Approximately 118, wide range of countries and issues represented, incl. Asia with few Japan, Europe with some nice Germany and also others, First Days, Zeppelin Flights, several other interesting areas such as registered, far better condition than normally seen in lots of this nature, wonderful cachets, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, a great lot

E. 3,000-4,000
3,000
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2197
c
Foreign Cover Balance. Approximately 32 covers or cards, incl. nice group of Zeppelin covers with many quite colorful, Very Fine, a nice group, worth inspection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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2198
c
Worldwide Cover Balance. Remainder of a mixed cover lot in small carton, range of countries, some hard to find, overall Fine-Very Fine, inspection recommended

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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2199
c
Worldwide Covers. Accumulation mostly in cover albums, range of countries represented incl. some classic France, Israel with FDC's, some other better Europe incl. some Germany, some nice flight covers, some First Days, some odd U.S., also one signed by Arafat, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,500
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2200
c
Foreign Covers. 19th-20th Century, 29 covers or fronts, incl. few German States, Lombardy-Venetia Nos. 5 and 6 on cover, G.B. No. 59 wing margin on cover, one from Japan, few faults, some appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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2201
c
Foreign Covers. 21, incl. one from Latvia to N.Y., few from France, Tuscany (piece), one from Lourenco Marques to Cape Town, 1905 three-color franking fro India to Turkey, colorful mixed franking from Transvaal to U.S., mixed condition, few Fine

E. 200-300
425
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2202
c
Foreign Stampless Covers. Eight, incl. undated to Montevideo, 1808 use with "Marketdrayton" straightline to Liverpool, 1811 use to Paris with "Marseilles" straightline, 1844 use in France, 1837 use in Italy, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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