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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 18-19 November, 2014

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2805
 
Great Britain 1864 1p Red Collection. The collector had one stamp from each row from every plate (except 225) and is missing only four stamps for completion, making a total of 3,016 stamps, mixed condition

E. 750-1,000
425
2806
nhbl
Great Britain QEII Booklet Extensive Collection. Neatly arranged on Stanley Gibbons booklet leaves, actually has three booklets prior to the QEII era, and then 618 different booklets to 1993, catalogue values to £400 (No. ZP1), some better phosphor bands, one early booklet (No. BC2) exploded with three stamps removed, otherwise all are unexploded, Very Fine, an unusually comprehensive collection of Queen Elizabeth II booklets collected by all of the Stanley Gibbons varieties, the Stanley Gibbons catalogue value is approximately £15,000, owners detailed inventory spreadsheet is available

E. 4,000-5,000
2,200
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2807
nh
Great Britain Gutter Pair Collection. The plain gutter pairs start in 1976 with the Cultural Traditions set and go to 1993, many blocks of two gutter pairs in the later period, also dozens of traffic light gutter pairs from the late 1970s and early 1980s, incl. duplication, also several first day covers or cards with sets of traffic light gutter pairs, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
120
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2808
c
Great Britain Covers. A few hundred, stampless to King George V, a few Free Franks and a couple Mulreadys, one Penny Black and several Penny Reds, three covers with 1847 1sh Embossed (all cut square), Surface Printed issues to foreign destinations such as China, India, Peru and Argentina, and an array of later commercial uses, mixed condition

E. 750-1,000
3,500
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2809
c
Great Britain Mourning Covers. 39 covers in total ranging from 1845-1899, all but one being stamped, nice variety of covers from early Engraved to Surface Printed issues with various foreign destinations incl. the United States, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Canada, some single stamps catalogue as much as $425.00 each on cover, Fine or better

E. 200-300
400
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2810
 
Grenada Collection. To 1973 in a Scott album, through King George VI there are parallel pages for unused and used, some better early stamps cataloguing hundreds of dollars each, incl. surcharges, often both unused and used, solid run of the modern issues, also some extras such as varieties, multiples and Specimens, largely Fine or better

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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2811
c
Grenada Stampless Covers. Six, earliest is 1785 to Glasgow, also 1787 to Glasgow with "Liverpool Ship" hs., 1790 to Edinburgh with red crown hs. and "Greenock Ship" straightline, 1799 to Glasgow with partial "Grenada Ship Letter" handstamp, 1813 to London with "Ship Letter DEAL" and Crown in oval handstamp, and 1846 to London with "Grenada Ap 25 1846" circular datestamp on reverse, typical file folds, Fine-Very Fine and scarce group, Scans of the entire collection (1.0mb) can be found at http://www.siegelauctions.com/2014/1086/pdf/2811.pdf

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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2812
c
Grenada Covers. 42 items, earliest is 1881 4p Blue to London, several turn of the century covers to various destinations incl. Belgium, later covers or postcard incl. a couple with War Tax stamps, WWI censored and more, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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2813
 
Hungary Collection. To 1940 on album pages, mostly used, but there is some useful unused, starts with the 1871-72 Engraved set, other early used, the later period has used and unused sets, slightly mixed quality

E. 150-200
170
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2814
nh
Israel Modern Lot. Many were purchased new issue from the 1980s-2000s, incl. singles, tabs, blocks, many souvenir leafs, first day covers and more, but the value is more esoteric items such as 1986 1s Archeology with phosphor bands (Bale 921eph), 2004 1.30 Telabul stamps from the special sheet (six different singles, one with tab), 2006 Souvenir Leaf with overprint marking the end of the Israel Postal Authority (numbered 11 of 15), 2004 Souvenir Leaf with overprint of President Katsav's visti to Austria (three in different colors, each numbered 14 of 35, 2004 Nobel Prize Souvenir Leaf with Albert Einstein oveprint (two different, each numbered 3 of 10), and many more, most have the original invoice, several are in the hundreds of dollars each, and a large number are in the $40.00-$100.00), our estimate represents a small fraction of the previous owner's original cost

E. 750-1,000
700
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2815
nh
Israel Small Group. Tab singles of Nos. 25, 55, C1-C6 and C14-C17, two 1949 Tabul souvenir sheets (one with slight fingerprint on gum), also Palestine Nos. 82-84, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail

935
200
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2816
 
Italian States Collection. Many dozens of used or unused stamps, representation from all States, many cataloging hundreds of dollars each, and some higher values such as Roman States 1852 50b and 1sc (both with faults and R.P.S. certificates), some duplication, typical mixed condition

E. 500-750
1,600
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2817
 
Italy Collection. To the early 1990s in three Scott albums, early issues mainly used, 20th Century a mix of unused and used, incl. Mint N.H. sets, also some scattered covers and varieties, not only the postage issues, but also Air Post and other Back-of-Book, plus Fiume, Trieste and Lombary-Venetia, early stamps in typical mixed quality, later issues are generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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2818
ogbl
Italy and Colonies Air Post Block of Four Collection. Neatly arranged on album pages, all in complete sets, virtually everything is from the 1930s, Italy has a high degree of completion for that decade, plus there are several Colonies, an important feature of this lot is the large number of Mint N.H. sets present, all of the blocks have at least two stamps Mint N.H., and a large number are hinged on one stamp only, leaving three Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, an outstanding lot with high resale potential

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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2819
 
Italian Offices Abroad and Aegean Islands Used Collection. In a Scott album, fairly well filled, incl. Offices in China, Crete and Turkey, plus Aegean Islands, incl. General Issues and all the islands, Aegean Islands with many complete sets, some of the used sets may have dubious cancels, largely Fine or better

E. 750-1,000
2,100
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2820
c
Italian Offices in Levant Collection. Fourteen covers or cards and over 30 cancelled stamps, the stamps are a mix of Italy proper and the surcharged stamps for Offices in Turkey, covers are mostly from Constantinople or Smyrna, some with Military Post Office cancels, many are to the United States, but we also note destinations of Serbia and Czechoslovakia, mostly a Fine lot, Scans of the entire collection (2.4mb) can be found at http://www.siegelauctions.com/2014/1086/pdf/2820.pdf

E. 400-500
400
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2821
 
Japan Accumulation. Filling two boxes, early to modern, many Mint N.H. incl. souvenir sheets, also some covers and postcards, some of it is organized, but much is more random assortments, mixed condition with a large percentage Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
4,750
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2822
nh
Japan Modern Accumulation. Most of the value in the hundreds of mint sheets from the 1970s all the way to 2007, adding up to substantial face value, a few part sheets and booklets, also a box of mint postal stationery, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
5,500
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2823
c
Japan Cover Lot. Over 100, some from the late 19th Century, incl. one with U.S. Flagship Olympia corner card and 5s stamp tied by 1897 Yokohama circular datestamp, commercial and philatelic 20th Century incl. a Zeppelin cover, also a group of Manchukuo, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
2,000
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2824
c
Japan Post Card Group, 1907-37. 16 cards in total, incl. various scenic cards such as 12th anniversary of Formosa civil government, enthronement ceremony, launching of warship Nagato, the visiting of the American Fleet and even a hand painted Karl Lewis Tatsuta-Maru Sea Post cover, each affixed by adhesives, Very Fine, Scans of the entire collection (8.2mb) can be found at http://www.siegelauctions.com/2014/1086/pdf/2824.pdf

E. 300-400
475
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