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Sale 1152 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 April, 2017

Category — Collections and Accumulations - Europe thru Hungary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1724
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Europe Mostly Unused Group. On album pages and stockpages, with Austria, Belgium (including Ruanda-Urundi), France, Luxembourg, and Monaco, value is in clean sets and better values, such as Austria 1908 Portrait set to 10k, France 1929 20fr Pont du Gard, and Luxembourg 1935 Intellectuals set (all three of these are Mint N.H.), vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
1725
 
Europe - Central Europe Collection. To about 1967 in two large Scott albums, strongest country is Switzerland, which has high cataloguing early stamps and later sets and souvenir sheets, other useful countries including Austria (with a set of Renner souvenir sheets), Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Liechtenstein, much of the value in 20th Century sets and high values, also Back-of-Book including Austrian occupation and offices abroad, slightly mixed condition, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
7,000
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1726
 
Europe - Eastern & Southern Europe Collection. To about 1967 in three Scott albums, Eastern European countries includes Albania, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Yugoslavia and former Republics, and Baltic States, also useful Greece and an extensive showing of Turkey, which includes many elusive stamps and sets, there is some 19th Century (in typical mixed quality), but much of the value is in 20th Century sets and singles, including Back-of-Book, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 4,000-5,000
10,500
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1727
 
Falkland Islands Mostly Unused Collection. To 1966 on Scott pages, all spaces filled except the 1933 Falkland Tercentenary set, including the 1928 2-1/2p Surcharge (toned), a few early stamps used, all of the sets from 1898 onward are unused, a few of the earliest stamps with small faults, later unused generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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1728
 
France and Colonies Impressive Collection Balance. Housed in four Scott albums from Algeria thru Wallis and Futuna Islands going to about the 1950s, wide selection of material with scarce singles and sets noticed incl. quite a few that catalogue hundreds each, strong balance of France proper but also better represented colonies incl. French Offices Abroad, Algeria, Cameroun, Diego-Suarez, French Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Nossi-Be, Obock, Reunion, St. Pierre & Miquelon and others, better items typically signed by respectable authorities, much is Fine-Very Fine, an attractive collection balance which is ripe for continuation or further breakdown

E. 10,000-15,000
28,000
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1729
 
France Collection to 1968. Housed in two hingeless Schaubek albums, well-filled with better Classic issues such as 1871 10c Surcharge and 5fr Napoleon, strong Sage Issues with high-cataloguing stamps, Liberty & Peace set, and appearing complete from the 1920s onwards with souvenir sheets, 1923 Bordeaux and 1929 Le Havre, with Back-of-Book incl. War Orphan Semi-Postals (both sets), Air Posts and Postage Dues incl. 5fr Black, mixed condition though filled with worthwhile items

E. 4,000-5,000
5,750
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1730
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France 20th Century Unused Collection. To 2003 in four matching albums, value in sets and singles from the 1920s and 1930s, plus a solid run of modern issues which are mostly Mint N.H., Back-of-Book includes Semi-Postals, Air Posts, Postage Due and more, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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1731
 
France Group. On album pages, stockpages and stockcards, the album pages are mostly better cancels from the 19th Century, the stockpages and stockcards are mainly unused 20th Century, including many complete sets, but there is some better 19th Century, including 1853 1fr Napoleon, plus a few Colonies or Occupation issues, early stamps in mixed quality, later Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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1732
c
France Group of Better 19th Century Covers. Eight, six are single frankings with better stamps, Maury Nos. 2d (star cancel), 3j, 17Ag, 48l, 48m, and T4, these all with recent Roumet certificates, plus two usages from French Office in Turkey, in better condition than what is normally encountered, Fine-Very Fine (no faults noted on certificates), the Maury value for the six covers is about €18,000

E. 3,000-4,000
1,600
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1733
 
French Colonies Accumulation. Interesting mixture in stockbooks and loose to late 1960s, stockbooks mostly with singles and sets from classic period onwards, some useful material noticed throughout, collection of imperforates from 1940s-60s on stockpages cataloguing over €7,500 (plus material that goes into Independent period) and over 350 Deluxe, plate and/or die proofs, both from a wide variety of different colonies, mostly Fine-Very Fine, the retail value alone of the imperforates and proofs should be many multiples of our estimate

E. 3,000-4,000
5,500
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1734
 
German States Collection. On Ka-Be album pages, mostly used, but does have some useful value in unused, strongest are Baden, which is essentially complete, Bavaria, which has only one space unfilled, and Wurttemberg, couple forgeries noticed, mixed condition, but the better stamps are in nicer quality than what is often found

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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1735
 
German States Collection. Arranged in a stockbook, from an array of States, with early high cataloguing stamps, Bavaria and Wurttemberg include 20th Century, a few questionable items, typical mixed quality, the total catalogue value should be many multiples of our estimate

E. 500-750
750
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1736
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German States - Baden Unused Collection. 25 different stamps on album pages, a nearly complete run of the basic stamps, nearly all with original gum (a couple no gum), a few Mint N.H., better condition than usually found, many Fine-Very Fine, Fleming certificate for Michel No. 12

E. 500-750
400
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1737
 
German States - Thurn & Taxis and Wurttemberg Collection. Neatly mounted on pages with both used and unused, each State fairly complete incl. high-cataloguing stamps such as Wurttemberg 1873 70kr, mixed condition as to be expected, mostly Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1738
 
Germany, Area and Colonies Exciting Collection Balance. In two Scott albums to about 1960s, strong representation of each German State with a high degree of completion, Germany proper mostly complete incl. G.D.R., Occupation areas, Offices Abroad, German Colonies and more, we notice a fair number of high cataloguing stamps, many of the better items are signed and a few with certificates, mostly Fine or better

E. 4,000-5,000
10,500
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1739
 
Germany Miscellaneous Group. On dozens of stockcards, some States and early issues, unused sets of Third Reich and early Postwar, a few Colonies, some Occupation issues, and more, useful medium priced items, a good percentage is Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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1740
 
German Colonies Collection Balance. Many dozens of unused or used on album pages, from all Colonies and Offices Abroad, includes some G.R.I. overprints, several high values, slightly mixed quality, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
950
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1741
 
German Colonies Small Balance. On stock cards and auction lot cards, incl. forerunners and better colony cancels, Caroline Islands No. 1a (with certificate), German East Africa No. 40a (with certificate) and Marshall Islands Nos. 7-12 on cover, couple small faults, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
850
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1742
c
German Colonies Postal History. Over 75 covers or cards with wide range of colonies in the Turkish Empire, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, incl. forerunners from Cameroun, Kiauchau, German East Africa, Samoa, Constantinople and Shanghai, even a few marine postmarks, mostly Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 750-1,000
2,000
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1743
 
Gibraltar Unused Mix. On stock cards, from 1886 Issue thru King George V, mostly with original gum but a few unused (no gum), with Edward VII and George V Shilling and Pound values, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,300
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1744
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Gibraltar -2011 £2 Prince William Souvenir Sheets (1266). 4,000 Mint N.H. sheets in two wrapped and unopened printer's bundles, Very Fine, Scott Retail $38,000.00, face value

£ 8,000
1,600
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1745
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Great Britain Largely Unused Collection. From the earliest issues through King George VI, and some better QEII, the collector removed these from album pages and put them on stockcards, many with Scott or SG numbers noted, some Line Engraved stamps and the three Embossed stamps (some of these are used), starting with the Surface Printed issues it is almost all unused, with many high cataloguing stamps in this period, also value in later Queen Victoria, the King Edward VII issues are carefully sorted into De La Rue, Harrison, and Somerset printings, better King George V including position blocks and coil pairs, King George VI blocks, a solid run of Postage Dues, and several Officials, strong value in booklet panes, including the early ones with labels, the early stamps are in mixed quality as is usually the case, however many of these were bought individually, so there are many Fine original stamps, starting the turn of the century it is nearly all Fine-Very Fine, with a fair amount of Mint Never Hinged, overall a very useful and valuable collection boasting a high catalogue value

E. 7,500-10,000
16,000
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1746
 
Great Britain Collection Balance. To 1968 on Scott pages, early issues mainly used, including two each 1840 1p Black and 2p Blue, later Line Engraved, the three Embossed stamps, run of Surface Printed including a few unused, the 20th Century has more unused, with King Edward VII to 10sh, 1913 1p and 2p Coils in paste-up pairs, Bradbury and Re-engraved Seahorse sets, £1 P.U.C., and a solid run of the later issues, Postage Dues appear complete, over 50 Officials, the two Mulready envelopes, and a nearly complete group of Office in Turkey, mixed condition, particularly among the earlier issues, many Fine-Very Fine stamps will be found

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
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1747
 
Great Britain Mostly Used 19th Century Collection. Three binders, one is an extensive showing of Line Engraved stamps, including 35 One Penny Blacks (five on cover), some specialized material, such as different plates and plate varieties, later issues include high cataloguing Shilling and Pound values, GB stamps used abroad, and Officials, some unused in the later period, the third binder is mostly unlisted material, including Royal Cypher seals and various labels including Stamp Exhibition, typical mixed quality, but overall a worthwhile collection

E. 2,000-3,000
6,500
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1748
 
Great Britain Group. Mostly used on album pages and stockpages, value in 19th Century, includes three Penny Blacks, higher cataloguing stamps, later unused stamps, 5sh King George VI booklet, Revenues, Offices Abroad, and some miscellaneous Commonwealth items, mixed condition

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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1749
 
Great Britain 1840-41 1p and 2p Line Engraved Issues. 33 1p Blacks, including one on cover and one with unused appearance, several plated, many four-margin examples, also two 1840 2p Blue, and a few 1841, including both 1p and 2p imprint copies, and a couple other items, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 1,000-1,500
2,700
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1750
 
Great Britain 1841 1p Red Brown Accumulation. Over 600 stamps, incl. 480 singles, 33 pairs, 6 strips of three, 6 strips of four, strip of six and 4 blocks of four, much is black numeral cancels but also some Maltese incl. one with captured imprint in margin and a couple numerals, condition is mixed but we notice quite a few four margined examples, Fine, Scott Retail alone exceeds $8,700.00

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1751
 
Great Britain 1857 1p Rose Red Plate 59 Reconstruction. 410 used stamps of Scott #20 (SG 40), Plate 59, with at least one from every position from A-A to T-L, some positions have another one or two stamps, a few multiples, some varieties including double letters, typical mixed quality, Fine appearance, Scott Retail for the basic stamp $4,715.00, SG £4,920

E. 500-750
400
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1752
 
Great Britain 1864 1p Rose Red Plate Number Collection. All issued plate from 71 to 225 of Scott No. 33 (SG 43-44), what is most unusual about this collection is that every one is tied to piece, mostly by duplex with the town name showing, largely Fine

E. 500-750
0
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1753
c
Great Britain Illustrated Envelopes. 20 items incl. nine covers and eleven fronts, mostly multicolored hand-drawn designs, 1900-03, each franked with a 1p stamp and sent to Kent or Wales, excellent range of motifs, many quite elaborate, a couple with minor flap damage, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a most eye-appealing group

E. 400-500
850
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1754
 
Great Britain Used Seahorse Group. 46 used 2sh6p, 5sh, or 10sh values, 34 of which are 1913-1918 printings, includes Waterlow 2sh6p and 10sh, two De La Rue 10sh, and several Bradbury printings, with a range of shades of the 2sh6p (all catalogued as the cheapest), a few small faults, several Fine-Very Fine, Stanley Gibbons catalogue value in excess of £6,000

E. 1,000-1,500
400
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1755
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Great Britain Booklet Accumulation. A few hundred, a small number are King George VI, value is in early QEII with the Wilding issue, from 1sh to 10sh, and later issues through the 1980s, including Channel Islands, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
600
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1756
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Great Britain Offices Abroad Unused Collection. In mounts on album pages, includes Offices in Turkey, Morocco, former Italian Colonies, and China 1922-27 set, filled with complete sets, some varieties, several Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,500
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1757
 
Greece Small Accumulation. Mostly on stockcards with both unused and used, with useful Hermes Head Issues and some commemoratives, also with better Crete such as No. 34 (signed) and blue "Monofatsi" handstamp with Union Jack on small piece, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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1758
 
Hong Kong Collection Balance. On home-made pages to early 1960s, strong Queen Victoria Issues with 1862 unused 24c and used 96c, better Watermarked unused incl. 48c Brown and 96c Gray, numerous surcharges and dollar values, Jubilee (both used and unused), KEVII thru QEII incl. dollar values and more, plus a small group of KGVI covers, much is Fine or better

E. 3,000-4,000
6,500
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1759
 
Hong Kong Collection. To 1953 on stockpages, early used stamps include 1865 96c Bister, unused 1882 10c Blue Green, two 1 Dollar surcharges and the 1891 Jubilee stamp, also 1903 King Edward VII set to $10.00, $5.00 King George V, and the King George VI Definitive set, some shade varieties, also four QEII booklets, slightly mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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1760
 
Hungary Small Accumulation. Mostly on stock cards, good representation of the 1871 and 1871-72 Franz Josef I Issues (both lithographed and engraved), some duplication though with different town cancels, also unused and a couple covers, other better items noticed incl. Nos. 5NJ1-5NJ8 and Western Ukraine No. 28 on commercial cover, mostly Fine or better, an interesting mixture

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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