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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Collections and Accumulations - Nepal thru Turkey

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2708
 
Nepal Stamp and Cover Group. Stamps are mostly panes of the Siva Mahadeva issues, including some 1950s re-issues, about 135 covers, including fifteen from 1903-07 used with the recut 1a Blue Crown and Kukris stamp, most with single franking, a few with two, and one (1903) with seven, over 25 with the 1907 Siva Mahadeva, many of these with more than one stamp including three-color frankings, some from the 1950s including official mail, and correspondences to the U.S. and Switzerland, typical condition for commercial uses

E. 1,500-2,000
2,500
2709
 
Netherlands Colonies Assortment. On album pages, stockpages and a stockbook, most unused Netherlands Indies, though does contain fourteen used examples of No. 1, later 19th Century and early 20th Century, some Japanese Occupation, also a little Curacao and Mint N.H. Indonesia, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
600
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2710
 
Portuguese Colonies Balance. Unused and used on album pages and stockpages, much of the value in Macao, but also some useful Madeira and other colonies, slightly mixed condition

E. 300-400
850
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2711
 
Russia Eclectic Assortment of Stamps and Covers. Many dozens of items, very little is straightforward stamps, much is Offices Abroad, Republics, Occupation stamps, etc., including varieties and Scott-unlisted material, many on original lot cards, careful viewing by someone with specialist's knowledge is recommended to truly appreciate the value

E. 1,500-2,000
6,250
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2712
og
St. Pierre & Miquelon Mostly Unused Collection. 1894-1967, in a homemade album, good run of straightforward stamps to 1939, majority of the value is in the 1941-42 "France Libre" overprints, with singles lacking only the rarities, several blocks of 25 showing the full setting, and 21 covers with one to ten stamps on each, most lightly hinged to the album pages, Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
4,750
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2713
og
Saudi Arabia Mostly Unused Collection. In a homemade album, plus some loose material, includes a range of Hejaz and Nedj issues, the 1934 First Issue of the Kingdom is represented by unused sets both imperf and perforated, and a used set (high values with favor cancels as always), then it jumps to the 1960s, where several of the better definitive sets of the Dam and Gas-Oil will be found, such as Nos. 314-331 and 393-421, plus stockpages of miscellaneous including duplicates and modern commemorative sets, some issues hinged, though the better sets from the 1960s are Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine, a useful collection of this challenging country

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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2714
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Saudi Arabia, Hejaz Collection. Over 80 stamps housed on stock pages, nearly all with original gum, various overprint and Jedda issues, with some key errors incl. inverted overprints, individual catalogue values to £1,900, we notice Nos. L15e (SG 22e), L17c (SG 24c), L70a (SG 79a), L84 (SG 107), LJ18a (SG D89a) among many others, these mentioned items (along with nearly all other valuable items) are signed and plated by John Wilson or other notable experts such as Graham, Thoden or Holcombe, the catalogue value alone exceeds £9,300 in Stanley Gibbons, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a wonderful group

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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2715
og
Spanish Colonies Mostly Unused Collection. In a homemade album, value in the early King Alfonso XIII definitives, best is Rio de Oro, but other colonies also with good value, plus a few on auction lot cards, including non-Scott listed material, majority Fine-Very Fine, a nice representative collection of this elusive area

E. 1,500-2,000
5,000
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2716
og
Switzerland Zusammendrucke Unused Collection. 1909-1930, on Lighthouse hingeless pages, with se-tenant pairs, tete-beche pairs, and gutter pairs, all of the spaces are filled, catalogue values up to SFr700, some Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, three of the better items with Renggli certificates, Zumstein about SFr5,900

E. 750-1,000
950
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2717
 
Thailand Collection. 1887-2006, in a binder, early issues mostly used, including the 1918-20 Semi-postal sets (No. B11 with P.F. certificate), post-WWII issues unused, and from 1970 onwards Mint N.H., a few duplicates, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
3,750
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2718
 
Thailand Souvenir Stamp Pages. Predominately used from 1883 to early 1930s, each neatly hinged on large pre-printed pages and originally bought as a souvenir in Thailand over 70 years ago, with original envelope, various sets from the First Issue thru 1930s plus Semi-Postals, many broken sets but individual stamps cataloguing as much as $65.00 each, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
425
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2719
c
Tibet Interesting Cover Group. 34 with various Native Paper stamps, including two sent to Nepal with additional Indian stamps, then there are twelve covers from the 1950s with People's Republic of China stamps, either local uses or to Nepal, and a couple other covers, also seven unused panes from the 1934 Issue and a few used stamps, typical condition for commercial uses

E. 1,000-1,500
4,000
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2720
 
Turkey Collection. Mainly 20th Century to 1994 in a homemade album, plus some loose material, with good value in the 1911 Overprints, including a few varieties, many of the key stamps of the 1915 Overprints, such as Scott No. 324 (with certificate), nice run of the 1917 Overprints, and later issues including the 1923 series to 500pi, modern issues Mint N.H. on stockpages, Back-of-Book, with Newspaper stamps, including 1891 5pi Buff with inverted overprint (R.P.S. certificate), and more, much is Fine-Very Fine, overall a comprehensive collection of 20th Century Turkey, which is not at all easy to assemble

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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