The Samuel S. Ting Collection of World Wide First Issues.
Beautifully mounted and laid out on stockpages in five customized albums plus an additional index album, arranged alphabetically from Abkhazia thru Zululand, collection from 1840 onwards with singles and sets either unused or used, with challenging areas incl. not just straight forward countries but independence issues, locals, occupations, changes in government, regions, colonies, territories, provisionals, etc., careful viewing should prove to uncover numerous seldom offered stamps ranging in catalogue values to as much as $10,000.00, but numerous examples in the $300.00-$1,500.00 range, better items generally accompanied by one of the 85 certificates or signed by a recognizable expert, as to be expected with a lot of this size, there are some faults but the owner was careful in selecting Very Fine appearing examples
AN EXCITING OFFERING OF THE SAMUEL S. TING COLLECTION OF WORLDWIDE FIRST ISSUES. AN EXCELLENT BASIS FOR WHICH TO CONTINUE BUILDING UPON.
British No. 1's: Antigua, Australian States including New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania, Bangkok, Canada incl. Provinces like Vancouver Island (No. 3), Falkland Islands, Griqualand West, Labuan, Malaya incl. Perak, New Britain. Europe No. 1's: Albania, Estonia Rakwere Local (Michel No. 1), Germany incl. States such as Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein and various World War II locals, Iceland, Spain with many Civil War Issues and Sweden. This also includes various French Colonies (incl. French Sudan), Italian Colonies and Portuguese Colonies (incl. Guinea and India). North America No. 1s: Colombia incl. states, Confederate States and United States. Asia No. 1s: China, Shanghai, Formosa (Taiwan) Chan No. 1 plus numerous Treaty Ports.
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