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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5 December, 2018

Category — Collections and Accumulations - Afghanistan thru Canada

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2652
 
Afghanistan Tiger's Heads Lot. On album pages and auction lot cards, dozens of unused or used items, from singles to large blocks, representation from many different issues, including the 1873 Issue, with many identified as to year, plate, and position, blocks as large as 38, typical mixed quality, should prove to be a worthwhile group for the specialist of this very challenging field

E. 1,000-1,500
5,750
2653
c
Albania, Italian Offices and Occupation. Remarkable collection of 57 covers and dozens of stamps neatly mounted and described on album pages from 1909-1940s, incl. various military uses, Italian stamps used in Albania, overprints from Scutari, Valona, Albania and Durazzo, even Offices in Turkish Empire No. E1, better single uses noticed with much appearing commercial rather than over-franked philatelic covers, also with dozens of stamps, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a rare assemblage from this seldom seen area

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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2654
 
Andorra (French), The Harold A. Essmann Collection. In 23 binders, includes a solid run of the issued stamps, some varieties and non-Scott listed, including imperforates, also blocks and sheets, dozens of commercial covers, including internal stampless from the 1950s, first day covers and maxim cards, the most valuable section is proofs, with nearly 300 large die proofs, including trial colors, issued colors, and deluxe sheets, from the 1930s to 1990s, also a few progressive trial color proofs, of particular note are the c.1940 1.50fr St. Jean de Caselles and 3.50fr La Maison des Valles, which were never issued as stamps, many Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine, an excellent lot on which to expand into a specialized collection of French Andorra

E. 3,000-4,000
9,000
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2655
og
Andorra (Spanish), The Harold A. Essmann Unused Collection. Housed in eleven binders, includes a nearly complete run of the basic stamps, plus varieties, including some of the scarce Perf 14 varieties from the 1928 Issue, the 1928 with Specimen (Control nos. A.000.000), 1935 5c and 30c errors of color (both with Comex certificate), 1948 20c Vermilion error of color (C.E.M. certificate), 1948 set imperforate, and more, also blocks and sheets, a few dozen commercial covers, first day covers and maxim cards, much Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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2656
og
Andorra Unused Collection. To 1990s in a stockbook, includes French and Spanish, value in the early sets, with the first set of both French and Spanish Andorra, other medium priced sets, early issues hinged, later Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
750
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2657
og
Asia Modern Unused Collection. Post-war sets and souvenir sheets in four binders, Korea includes souvenir sheets from the late 1950s, Ryukyu Islands including No. 17 (lightly hinged), Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and more, some are lightly hinged to album pages, others (such as the Korea souvenir sheets) are Mint N.H. in mounts or stockpages, Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
4,750
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2658
 
Austria 19th Century Assortment. Dozens on auction lot cards, including some higher cataloguing unused stamps, as well as better cancels on used stamps, some Lombary-Venetia and Offices Abroad, condition is slightly mixed, though a large portion is Fine-Very Fine, at least six certificates

E. 500-750
1,400
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2659
 
Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Used Abroad. Many hundreds of cancels on stamps and some pieces, couple covers, most in an old-time petite album from variety of locations in Levant, few quite scarce, plus additional pages for Romania and some on auction lot cards such as Austrian Military Detachment in Peking and 17kr Danube Steamship cover, mixed condition but much Fine

E. 500-750
1,000
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2660
 
Bahamas Collection Balance. In an album, album pages, stockpages and a stockbook, value in 19th Century, which contains both unused and used, including 1883 4p on 6p Surcharge unused with B.P.A. certificate, 20th Century has sets and several positional blocks, early issues in slightly mixed quality, but overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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2661
 
Belgium Collection. To 1979 in a Scott album, early issues mostly used, value in 20th Century sets, particularly the Semi-Postals, which includes an unused set of the 1932 Mercier, Parcel Post & Railway stamps and other Back-of-Book, early stamps in slightly mixed quality, later issues Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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2662
c
Bhutan Commercial Covers. About 150, most from the mid-1960s internal or to Nepal, franked with an range of commemorative issues of the period, including over 50 with the scarcer 1965 Surcharges, a few philatelic covers, including one with the 1955 (4sh) Green Postal-Fiscal, typical mixed quality for commercial uses, an unusually large offering of commercial mail from Bhutan

E. 750-1,000
475
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2663
og
British Commonwealth Unused 20th Century Collection. On album pages in three binders, plus some loose material (which has significant value), the collector took some areas much more serious than others, so that while many colonies contain stamps only in the 1935-1953 period, others have earlier stamps and varieties, this is particularly true of the Middle East colonies, especially on the surcharged stamps of Great Britain, where numerous varieties can be found, a few 19th Century, including Canada 1897 Jubilee used to the $5.00, a small number of used, such as Maldive Islands No. 1-6 with B.P.A. certificates, vast majority Fine-Very Fine, a highly desirable and saleable lot of British Commonwealth

E. 7,500-10,000
24,000
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2664
 
British Commonwealth Assortment. On album pages, auction pages, and retail cards, value in Falkland Islands, including the 1929 KGV & Whale set, also early St. Vincent, Palestine, and more, a large portion is Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
2,600
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2665
 
British Commonwealth Used Balance. A few dozen stamps, some Great Britain including four Penny Blacks (all with four margins), South Africa bilingual pairs, various 1948-49 Silver Wedding sets or high values, and more, slightly mixed quality, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,200
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2666
 
British Commonwealth Mostly Used Accumulation. Mainly on stockpages, much is South Africa related, including five Cape of Good Hope stampless covers, also some early Bermuda with duplication, and more, mixed condition

E. 300-400
950
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2667
 
Bulgaria Collection. 1879-1944, on album pages, value in the early Lion issues, with unused and used, duplication which could hold shade, cancel or variety interest, 20th Century is mainly unused, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
800
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2668
 
Canadian Provinces - Newfoundland Collection. Arranged in a stockbook, some early stamps including 1860 4p and 6p used, several unused from the 1861-62 Issue (two with corner sheet margins), various from the later period unused or used, useful Air Posts including the DO-X and Balbo stamps, sprinkled throughout are multiples, proofs and varieties, also a group of WWII censored covers, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
4,000
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2669
 
Canada Accumulation. Many dozens of mostly used 19th Century and early 20th Century in a stockbook, many useful medium priced stamps, including better unused, some duplication, a little Newfoundland, mixed condition

E. 500-750
850
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2670
 
Canada Balance. Most of the value in used stamps from the 1859 Cents issue, with some specialization, various other areas including Provinces, also some New Zealand and a couple other countries, mixed condition

E. 400-500
1,300
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2671
c
Canada Special Delivery Cover Collection (CE1-CE2, E6-E11). Over 90 covers neatly mounted and annotated in an album from 1930-40s, a few later, most addressed within Canada or United States, various uses incl. first day covers and first day of rates, also with unused and used stamps and a few plate blocks, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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