Sale 1098 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 19-20 May, 2015

Category — Collections and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
814
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British Commonwealth Valuable Mostly Unused Accumulation. On stockpages and glassines, much of the value in sets, singles and high values from the first half of the 20th Century, wide range of colonies, though there are a few areas with extra value, such as Gibraltar, North West Pacific Island and Great Britain Seahorses, a wonderfully fresh, clean and saleable group, with minimal duplication, overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine

E. 10,000-15,000
37,500
815
 
British Commonwealth Group. About 300 items on dealer pages, mostly pre-WWII singles each cataloguing in the $100.00-$400.00 range, with some higher, a few sets or varieties, minor duplication, wide range of colonies, Fine-Very Fine, an exceptionally saleable lot with a high retail value

E. 7,500-10,000
22,000
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816
 
British Commonwealth Collection. Housed in 24 Scott Specialty albums, plus an addition six small albums with recent issues, most of the value in unused 20th Century, the collector started getting new issues in the late 1960s from many countries, and they went to the mid-1980s, though some (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Gibraltar, etc) he carried on until 2002, there are some better earlier sets and singles as well, plus some scattered used 19th Century, some Mint N.H., majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 5,000-7,500
21,000
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817
 
British Commonwealth Group. In a stockbook, much of the value in 20th Century unused sets, though there is some used and 19th Century, Great Britain incl. used Penny Black and Two Penny Blue, used £1 Seahorse, unused £1 P.U.C., many useful sets to about 1960 from a variety of colonies, a large portion is Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
8,000
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818
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British Commonwealth Unused Collection. Neatly arranged on over 100 Lindner Uniplate pages, from the 1935 Silver Wedding Omnibus to the 1970s, no duplication, excellent range of colonies, incl. many of the desirable first definitive sets of the QEII era, all but a tiny number Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, a particularly clean group, 2012 Scott Retail

12,650
3,250
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819
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British Commonwealth 20th Century Unused Accumulation. Mostly complete sets of the King George VI and early QEII period, incl. better definitive sets, some in blocks, there is also value in King George V era sets, some errors or varieties, heaviest area is the Pacific, incl. the islands and Australia & New Zealand, some booklets such as Tristan da Cunha first booklet, a large percentage is Mint N.H. (even on the King George VI issues), Fine-Very Fine, a wonderfully fresh and saleable lot

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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820
 
British Commonwealth Balance of Consignment. Nineteen items, mostly unused or used sets from the late 19th or early 20th Century, all are better sets, mainly cataloging in the $500.00-$1,000.00 range, a few higher, a few small faults but generally Fine-Very Fine and quite saleable

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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821
 
British Commonwealth Stamp Assortment. Incl. some Great Britain, all unused and covering various areas with singles, blocks and even some Specimen overprints from the Cayman Islands and Bermuda and the Pitcairn Islands 1985 error reading "1835" instead of "1825", most on original lot cards from the 1980s, much being Very Fine

E. 200-300
1,100
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822
 
British Commonwealth Accumulation. Mostly British West Indies, unused, used and covers, some early, lots of modern incl. a collection of unused Grenada 1974-81, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
650
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823
 
British Oceania Collection. Neatly housed and mounted in two Scott albums to the early 1970s, areas incl. Australia and particularly well-filled Australian States, New Zealand, Samoa, New Guinea and more, also incl. additional areas such as some Falkland Islands, Brunei, Sarawak, and a few pages of British stamps used abroad and Seahorses, second album a small offering of Pitcairn Islands, we notice some better and saleable sets and singles sprinkled throughout, much Fine-Very Fine, worthy of close inspection

E. 7,500-10,000
15,000
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