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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Foreign Group Lots by Country

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3207
og
Austria Collection, 1850-1969. Virtually complete collection in Scott Specialty album, virtually all used to 1908, unused hinged or Mint N.H. thereafter, incl. Regular Issues, Commemoratives, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues, Military, Italian Occupation, Newspapers, Offices in Crete and the Turkish Empire, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Occupation of Romania and Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina/Yugoslavia with unsigned Nos. 1LB3, 1LB3a and 1LB4, some earlier issues in mixed condition as typically found, otherwise Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
3208
 
Barbados Collection, 1852-1916. About 90 mostly different used and unused on pages, several better, earlier issues typical quality, Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 500-750
500
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3209
og
Brazil Stock. Hundreds of late 19th Century to 1940's items on dealer retail pages, incl. singles, blocks of four, imperforates and a few proofs, many varieties (virtually all non-Scott), nothing rare, just a lot of low to medium priced material in various quantities, an adventurous lot for the specialist dealer

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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3210
 
British East Africa Collection, 1890-97. Over 60 different on Scott Specialty pages, mostly unused, incl. better values, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 500-750
425
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3211
og
Canada Collection, 1868-1958. Around 200 stamps on hingeless pages, ten stamps to 1897 (one unused), largely complete thereafter unused with many better sets and singles as both 10c Victoria Maple Leafs, Edward VII 10c and 50c, Quebec, George V "Admirals" less three values but does incl. both 50c shades and $1.00, coils, Scroll and Arch sets to $1.00, essentially complete from 1935-58, Air Post and other B-O-B, occasional minor fault, vast majority Fine-Very Fine, attractive collection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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3212
og
Newfoundland Collection, 1860-1933. Unused collection on pages, 16 different to 1897, largely complete thereafter for the period, Air Post incl. No. C3, Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 400-500
650
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3213
 
Canada and Newfoundland Collections, 1852-1949. Perhaps a couple hundred nearly all unused stamps on White Ace pages, Canada used up to 1893, virtually all unused thereafter, some better 19th Century with First Cents, Large Queens and $2.00 Jubilee, pretty solid twentieth with Quebec to 20c, other better Commemoratives with Scroll and Arch complete, Admirals complete, coils, 1935-46 Dollar values Mint N.H., Air Post with Semi-Officials CLP2 original gum and CLP3 no gum, Special Delivery and other Back-of-the-Book, Newfoundland a bit scattered although there are some nice unused sets as 1919 "Caribou" and from the late 1920's to 1930's, also a few New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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3214
 
China, 1885-1947. Small collection of couple hundred used and unused on pages and stock card, incl. a few better values, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
900
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3215
og
Cuba Collection, 1855-1961. Fabulous collection in special album printed in Havana, Cuba entitled "Historia Del Correo En Cuba a Traves de sus Emisiones Postales" with printed descriptions of the issues at tops of each page in Spanish, essentially complete for the period less about 30 Spanish Administration and all of the Puerto Principe stamps, incl. a few nice covers, Souvenir Sheets, arrow blocks with gutters, cross gutter blocks of four, C24-C29 combination tete-beche (inverted) blocks of four with arrows and horizontal gutters between plus cross gutter blocks of some on three covers, a few imperforates from the 1930's and 1940's, there is some light page toning although very few stamps are affected, overall Fine-Very Fine collection, also incl. 25 Colonial Issues Reprints, mostly Cuba but also Philippines, Puerto Rico and Fernando Poo, apparently a 19th Century production and cleverly done as to appear imperforate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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3216
og
Danish West Indies Collection, 1855-1917. Complete unused collection less Nos. 12 and 23, also incl. block of four No. 24 with the "a" variety and No. 18a Bisect Cover, Nos. J1-J4 not counted, Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 500-750
475
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3217
og
Denmark Collection, 1851-1986. On Scott pages, lacks only three 19th Century regular issues and used to 1872, complete unused thereafter except Nos. 82 and 135 used, incl. all of the B-O-B issues less only three early Officials, also a few other items as Nos. 128 and 243 in Mint N.H. corner margin blocks of four, Fine-Very Fine with few exceptions, fresh and choice collection

E. 2,000-3,000
1,400
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3218
og
Faroe Islands Collection, 1919-87. Complete for the period on Scott pages, the No. 1 is tied on piece with ordinary 5o Danish franking, others unused, Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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3219
og
Finland Collection, 1860-1987. Complete collection on Scott pages less the first five and Nos. 16, 36-37, 57-58 and 82, used to 1885, unused thereafter, incl. some scarce stamps, nearly all Fine-Very Fine, attractive collection

E. 750-1,000
550
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3220
nh
France Collection. Couple hundred unused stamps in Scott Specialty album, virtually all from the 1950's to about 1986, presumably a very high percentage Mint N.H., incl. couple better sets, Fine-Very Fine, neat collection

E. 300-400
325
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3221
c
German Zeppelin Flights. Ten covers or cards, incl. 4m 1929 America Flight (Sieger 26a), 4m 1930 South America Flight (Sieger 57n), four 2m Polar Flight on 1c Green U.S. Postal cards, one minor margin flaw (Sieger 119C, two 119F, 119H) and four 1936 Hindenburg Flights, also what purports to be a tiny piece of the "skin" from the fin of the Graf Zeppelin damaged on a Trans-Atlantic flight and a set of 20 monochrome Zeppelin picture post cards that appear to be reproductions, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 500-750
450
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3222
og
Germany Collection, 1852-1968. Solid largely complete collection in Scott Specialty album, nearly all used to 1880, unused thereafter except 1948-68 present both used and unused, incl. Thurn & Taxis and North German Confederation, large part of value in 1902-68 Regulars, Commemoratives, Souvenir Sheets and Semi-Postals, few Air Post and Officials, nice Occupations with Belgian, US/French and a little Russian (no Berlin), 19th Century typical mixed condition but some nice examples included, there are some better Mint N.H. mixed in with the unused 20th Century, mostly Fine-Very Fine, worthwhile collection

E. 3,000-4,000
2,300
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3223
 
Germany Collection, 1872-1945. Used collection in Schaubek album, virtually complete, incl. some interesting covers, with Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post with Zeppelins and Back-of-the-Book, some of the stamps in this collection are not counted (especially Inflation Period and Nos. B292-B293) because they are not expertised, some lesser values no doubt are genuine and even some of the better may be as well, there are also a couple misidentifications, slightly mixed condition here and there but overall Fine-Very Fine collection and a worthwhile lot

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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3224
og
Germany (Berlin), 1948-68. Virtually complete collection on pages, incl. Black and Red Overprints, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet and other better sets and singles, also a few better used duplicates, Fine-Very Fine, nice lot

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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3225
 
Germany and Associated Issues Collection. Three cartons full of wide ranging material, used and unused, incl. German States, some better with two Bavaria No. 1's noted, Germany from 1872 to 1960's complete, German Offices, Colonies with many sets to the 5m, 3r, etc. high value unwatermarked, Danzig, Saar and other Territories, French and Russian Occupations, Berlin, DDR and more, cover books with Commercial Mail, Hitler era Postal Cards, 1950's Flights, 1929 Zeppelin Round-The-World flight Tokyo-U.S. with 3y10s franking, many blocks of four, also scattered issues of various other countries and a Brussels World's Fair Topical collection, some are stuck down and a number that are in Crystal Mounts have small tape stains, mixed condition (especially the early part) and randomly collected (not entirely in order as typically seen), despite all this, there seems to be quite a bit of useful material given time and patience, considerable catalog value

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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3226
og
Greece Collection, 1924-67. In Lighthouse hingeless album, virtually complete for this year span with nearly all of the better sets of the 1950's to early 1960's in Mint N.H. condition (a few earlier also), 1940 Regular and Air Post Youth Organizations sets (lightly hinged), Fine-Very Fine, beautiful clean collection

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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3227
og
Greenland Collection, 1938-87. Complete on Scott pages, incl. 1945 Ovpt. Set in Mint N.H. condition and all of the Parcel Post, Fine-Very Fine, lovely lot

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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3228
og
Hungary Collection, 1871-1952. Very comprehensive parallel used and unused collection in Scott Specialty album, interesting early issues with a quantity of 1871 First Design engraved (cancellation possibilities), quite a number of 1874-1914 Perforation Varieties, excellent Souvenir Sheets, few interesting covers and blocks of four, Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Back-of-the-Book, some duplicates and later imperforates, lastly there is a complete or virtually complete showing of French, Romanian and Serbian Occupations that we did not count as these overprints were extensively forged (even the very inexpensive) and none are expertised, early issues mixed condition, later virtually all Fine-Very Fine, a desirable collection full of interesting material, some of which is seldom seen offered

E. 3,000-4,000
2,700
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3229
nh
Hungary, Franklin D. Roosevelt Specialized Collection. Nos. B198A-B198D and CB1-CB1C on pages, incl. Souvenir Sheets with fancy frame (perf and imperf, used and unused plus FDC's), tete-beche pairs, eight Souvenir sheets with same design in blocks of four, the same tete-beche, virtually all Mint N.H and Very Fine, excellent lot for the Roosevelt Topicalist

E. 750-1,000
750
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3230
nh
Hungary, Imperforates, 1949-51. Collection on stock sheets of approximately 160 different, between Nos. 856/981, plus a few Semi-Postals, Air Post and Air Post Semi-Postals, nearly all Mint N.H., the "key" issues are almost certainly all in "post office" condition, one better set in vertical pairs, many with sheet margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, lovely lot

E. 750-1,000
700
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3231
og
Iceland collection, 1873-1987. Almost complete on Scott pages with less than 24 needed to be 100%, ten are used, others unused, includes virtually all of the scarcer sets and singles, condition is far superior to that typically seen, Fine-Very Fine and a very desirable collection, probably the most attractive collection of Iceland we have ever offered

E. 4,000-5,000
2,100
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3232
 
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. 750-1,000
750
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3233
og
Israel Collection, 1948-65. Virtually complete tab lightly hinged or Mint N.H. collection less Nos. 7-9, J1-J5 and a few others, incl. many better items, also few covers featuring Nos. 1-9, better tabs with Nos. 1-7, 10-14 and tab blocks of the same and horizontal tete-beche gutter pairs, 25, 28-30 (lightly hinged), 55, C1-C6 (lightly hinged) and evidently all of the other less expensive, some sheets with 237a (two), other tete-beche and gutter items, a very comprehensive collection, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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3234
nh
Israel Collection. Two Lighthouse hingeless albums of Mint N.H. stamps with tabs, complete from 1950-84, also few covers incl. Nos. J2 and J3 on FDC and few other better, covers with few flaws, stamps are fresh and Very Fine, a nice collection ready for expansion

E. 300-400
275
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3235
 
Israel Collection. Three albums and two stockbooks of unused and used stamps, incl. tabs 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. 100-150
20
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3236
og
Italy Collection, 1862-1963. Virtually complete collection, lacks less than ten "front of the book" and some Parcel Post, 19th Century nearly all used, 20th Century appears to be complete less No. CO1 and all unused, lightly hinged or Mint N.H. with Regular Issues, Commemoratives, Semi-Postals, Air Post and Back-of-the-Book, many better sets, some of which are Mint N.H., there are two of No. CO2 (both with small faults), also some duplicates (B-O-B and Italian Colonies Air Post), 19th Century typical somewhat mixed condition, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a rather nice comprehensive collection needing only a few stamps to be complete

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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3237
nh
Italy (Trieste Zone A) Collection, 1947-54. Hundreds of virtually all Mint N.H. stamps in three volumes plus covers and stationery, stamps incl. Perforation and Spacing Varieties, "SAGGIO" (Specimen) Ovpts., Gutter Pairs, better Imprint corner blocks of five, excellent Parcel Post, Air Post and some used revenues, the covers incl. a few commercially used but mostly cacheted/uncacheted and unaddressed FDC's, good selection of virtually all Mint Stationery (duplication), Fine-Very Fine with hardly an exception, excellent lot for the specialist

E. 3,000-4,000
2,100
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3238
nh
Italy (Trieste Zone A), 1947-54. Evidently complete collection on pages less two Parcel Post sets, Mint N.H. or lightly hinged, spot check suggests majority Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, excellent fresh lot

E. 750-1,000
475
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3239
 
Liechtenstein Collection, 1912-79. Nearly complete used collection on Scott pages, lacks about five sets and the 1934 VADUZ Souvenir Sheet, with Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues and Officials, some Souvenir and Miniature Sheets, Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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3240
og
Liechtenstein Collection, 1912-68. Evidently complete collection for the period less two regular issue sets and the VADUZ Souvenir Sheet, incl. Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues and Officials, also a few souvenir sheets or miniature sheets and a few varieties as Nos. O1-O8 "Muster" (Specimen) Ovpts., lightly hinged or Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 750-1,000
550
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3241
og
Norway Collection, 1855-1987. Almost 100% complete collection on Scott pages, lacks only five 19th Century and one 20th Century stamps, 19 are used, all others are unused, fresh, Very Fine collection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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3242
og
Russia Collection. Hundreds of stamps in eight Lighthouse hingeless albums (one without binder) and a few loose, Empire Issues to 1999, a bit sparse to around 1960 but solid thereafter and almost without exception unused to 1999 and probably Mint N.H., overall Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 500-750
425
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3243
c
Scandinavia Covers. Couple hundred in seven cover albums and a tin box, virtually all 20th Century, incl. Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Norway and Sweden, some commercial mail but predominately First Days and some Flights, Norway features a nice section of "North Cape" from 1892 to the 1950's, a couple Spitzbergen Locals and a small bundle of mint postal cards, virtually all Fine-Very Fine, nice lot

E. 400-500
750
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3244
og
Sweden Collection, 1855-1986. Virtually complete collection for the period, lacks only about 20 stamps, most 19th Century and 1916-18 Semi-Postals used, others unused, incl. all the popular sets and overall condition is exceptional, Fine-Very Fine, a premium collection

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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3245
 
Switzerland, 1854-62, 2r-1fr Seated Helvetia (15/40). Nearly 50 virtually all used stamps, nearly all different, incl. singles, three pairs, strip of three and a few shades, a fair number have margins that conform to higher condition standards (at least by appearance) as outlined in the Zumstein Specialized, generally Very Fine, attractive lot

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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3246
 
Switzerland, Semi-Postal Issues, 1913-70. Apparently complete used collection on pages, incl. all of the Souvenir Sheets featuring No. B206 on Cacheted First Day Cover, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
425
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3247
og
Switzerland, Semi-Postal Issues, 1913-70. Apparently complete for the period along with all of the Souvenir Sheets, some scattered Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 500-750
300
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3248
 
Switzerland, Official and International Organizations, 1918-60. Collection on pages of approximately 450 different used (CTO) and unused stamps, appears to be complete and includes Perforated Cross, Zumstein Nos. Z1-18, Z19y-27y and Z19z-27z, Nos. Z1-Z18 guaranteed by E. L. Chalfont, some of the unused are Mint N.H., lovely collection and not often seen offered complete

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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3249
og
Switzerland, Specialized Tete-Beche, Gutter and Se-Tenant Pairs. Mounted collection of Zumstein "K", "S" and "Z" prefix varieties, evidently complete less only three pairs (S19, S24 and S25), the S1 has gutter but no large punch hole, incl. some gum and paper varieties, Fine-Very Fine, exceptionally nice specialized collection and infrequently offered at auction with this degree of completeness, with three certificates (Zumstein S29, S39z--Rellstab, and S21--Renggli)

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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3250
ogbl
Switzerland, Unused Blocks of Four. Approximately 200 different on pages, between Nos. 126/267, B1/B157 and C16/C46 and CB1, also a few used, much Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, pretty lot

E. 500-750
750
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3251
og
Switzerland Collection, 1862-1978. Nearly complete for the period less Semi-Postals and some B-O-B, 19th Century used and unused, 20th Century virtually all unused, incl. Standing Helvetia perforation varieties, some shades and gum varieties, excellent Air Post, complete Postage dues (early sets used), some stamps duplicated in both used and unused condition, slightly mixed condition among earlier issues, otherwise Fine-Very Fine collection containing a lot of nice interesting material

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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3252
 
Switzerland Collection, 1850-1992. Nearly all used collection in Scott binder, decent showing of 19th Century with some perf and other varieties, virtually complete from around 1900 on with a scattering of unused, Semi-Postals and Air Post complete (Nos. C1-C2 unused), excellent Souvenir Sheets with NABA No. 226 with First Day cancel, Lifeboat No. B143 on cover front with First Day cancel, Mint N.H. No. B229a Se-Tenant sheetlet of 24, used Postage Dues less five values, Officials complete used or unused less about two dozen stamps, also some interesting Gutter, Se-Tenant and Tete-Beche pairs, gum varieties, etc, comprehensive collection in better quality than usually encountered, overall Fine-Very Fine with the exception of some of the early issues with minor problems

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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3253
 
Switzerland Collection. Two albums of unused and used stamps, first is Scott Specialty album with few earlier issues, souvenir sheets incl. NABA, 1945 Pax set, few Air Post, second volume is covers with Swiss Railway cancels, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
850
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