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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Collections and Accumulations - Cape of Good Hope thru Germany

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2672
 
Cape of Good Hope Triangle Balance. Over 50 examples, incl. couple square pairs and five covers, all printings represented incl. both Wood Block values, with both used and unused incl. No. 1 with original gum, with some later issues, slightly mixed condition but much is Fine or better

E. 1,500-2,000
2,900
2673
 
Cape of Good Hope Triangle Balance. 32 singles and one pair, mostly used, representation from all issues including a 4p Wood Block, some better shades such as 1857 Brick Red (Sismondo certificate), slightly mixed quality, though there are several with full margins all around, eight certificates accompany

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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2674
og
China Modern Unused Collection. Taiwan from 1957-1969 lightly hinged on album pages, including some souvenir sheets, P.R.C. Mint N.H. on stockpages from 1973-79, including the 1973 Panda and Ballet sets, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
900
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2675
c
China 20th Century Covers. Several dozen, includes a commercial correspondence from Shanghai to the U.S. in the 1930s, about 30 P.R.C., mostly commercial mail from the early 1960s, including a correspondence to Bulgaria, also a couple better Hong Kong, including "Hong Kong 1945 Postage Paid" handstamp, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
2,600
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2676
 
Egypt Collection. 1866-1990s, in a homemade album, plus some loose material, mostly unused, value in the early issues, including perf and other varieties, later unused sets and some varieties, particularly from the 1922 Overprints, and Back-of-Book, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,800
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2677
c
Egypt Postal Card Collection, 1879-1950s. Easily a couple hundred from the first issue thru the 1950s, specialized grouping and neatly arranged and individually annotated by Charles Hass (prominent expert in Egypt), both unused and used with some light duplication, incl. some minor varieties and shades, interesting study of rates, up-rated examples, international combinations from reply cards, scarce to rare destinations and even a few earliest known uses, mostly Fine-Very Fine, ex Hass

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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2678
 
Europe Collection. On album pages in ten binders, plus some loose material (where better items will be found), value in 20th Century unused, which usually go to the 1960s or 1970s, some areas much better than others, with strong Liechtenstein, including early varieties, solid Monaco from the first issue onward, German area has post-war including Saar, and some Colonies, some used 19th Century, such as Denmark No. 1 (both printings) and a decent group of Sicily, also Austria including Offices Abroad, some Eastern Europe, and more, vast majority Fine-Very Fine with some Mint N.H., overall a useful and saleable collection

E. 5,000-7,500
16,500
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2679
 
Europe Assortment. Many dozens on auction lot cards, stockpages and a few album pages, emphasis is on occupation issues, offices abroad and other Back-of-Book, very little in straightforward Western Europe, more focused on Eastern Europe and Balkans, includes non-Scott listed material, several unused or used sets, much Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
6,750
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2680
 
Europe Group. Mostly used on album pages, best is 19th Century Netherlands, several copies of the first two issues with shades and cancels, also first issues of Liechtenstein (including unused), Luxembourg and Portugal, also Romania 1868-72 King Carol issues, mixed condition, Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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2681
 
Europe Lot. In a stockbook, mostly Italy & Colonies and San Marino, but also some useful Spain and a bit of Portugal, mostly used 19th Century and early 20th Century, some unused, modest duplication, slightly mixed condition

E. 400-500
850
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2682
 
France Collection. To 1969 in two-volume Stanley Gibbons album, early stamps used, including some higher cataloguing items, useful array of 20th Century unused sets, early stamps in mixed condition, later issues Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
700
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2683
og
French Colonies Mostly Unused Collection. On album pages and some loose, most colonies start with the 1894 Peace & Commerce Issue and go through the colonial period or a little beyond, though there are some earlier stamps, and a few (such as French Polynesia and French Antarctic Territories) have a run of modern issues, quite comprehensive, with many desirable sets and high values from a wide array of colonies, several key stamps to the colony such as Dahomey 1912 10c on 50c with name in red, also numerous errors and varieties, largely Fine-Very Fine, an excellent basis on which to form an advanced collection of this popular area

E. 5,000-7,500
18,000
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2684
 
French Morocco 1943 Tower of Hassan Issue, Specialized Collection. In albums and stockbooks, contains all values from the 10c to 20fr, mostly unused singles and blocks of various sizes, including a set in complete sheets of 100, showing different printings, perforations, and plate varieties, also a complete set of imperforate pairs and se-tenant pairs of two types from all the values that exist as such, stockbooks of duplicates including many used, mainly Fine-Very Fine, plus some articles on the issue, a nice basis for further study and research

E. 500-750
1,100
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2685
 
German States Assortment. Many dozens of unused or used, mostly on auction lot cards, several high cataloguing stamps, many of the better signed or with certificates, overall condition is far better than what is normally seen, with a large portion Fine-Very Fine, also a few 19th Century Germany, our estimate is a small fraction of the total catalogue value

E. 1,000-1,500
4,500
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2686
 
German, Bavaria, 1849-68 Imperforate Issues Used Collection. Over 50 stamps, in far better quality than what is usually found, nearly all with four large to full margins, with clear numeral in wheel cancel, fresh colors, duplication including shades, majority Very Fine or better, Scott Retail over $2,000.00

E. 400-500
425
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2687
 
Germany Collection. Housed in a Scott album, much of the value in German States and early German Shield Issues, also with Offices and Colonies, some areas quite sparse while others well-filled, we notice numerous high-cataloguing stamps, quite a few signed and about fifteen certificates accompany, condition mixed but much is Fine or better, worthy of close inspection as we expect the catalogue value alone to be tremendous

E. 1,500-2,000
4,750
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2688
 
German Offices and Colonies Accumulation. Mostly on auction lot cards and dealer pages, bought individually over many years, wide range of German Offices in China, Morocco (incl. unissued first set) and Turkey (incl. No. 24B with certificate), Colonies such as Kiauchau, and numerous Forerunners incl. Zanzibar, with both straight-forward sets and various scarce Michel-listed cancels such as Boxer Rebellion cancels from Peking (Michel Nos. PVIb-d, PVIg) and Tientsin, also incl. a few covers and unused postal cards, much is Fine-Very Fine, a seldom encountered lot which careful viewing is encouraged

E. 2,000-3,000
6,000
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2689
 
German Colonies Lot. Dozens of unused or used from a variety of colonies including Offices in China, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
950
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2690
 
German Offices in Morocco Collection. On stockpages, includes a few forerunners, basic stamps complete less the 1900 6p25c on 5m Type II, many (including high values) present both unused and used, some better cancels and four covers including a Seepost, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
950
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