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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Worldwide Balances and Accumulations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2721
 
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.

E. 10,000-15,000
30,000
2722
 
Worldwide Balance of an Estate. In nine boxes, includes a three-volume Master Global, which is somewhat sparse but has a surprisingly strong section of Turkey, many Mint N.H. sets in glassines, a pile of new issues from the 1970s to fairly recent, British Commonwealth collection of QEII, various stockbooks, and more, useful items mixed in with the more common, worth taking a look

E. 2,000-3,000
7,500
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2723
 
Worldwide Accumulation. Four boxes of stamps and covers, wide range of items, quite disorganized, but we did notice better items so closer inspection is advised

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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2724
 
Worldwide Portion of an Estate. In various albums or stockbooks, best is an album of Germany, but other useful areas including China, mixed condition

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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2725
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Worldwide Unused Collection. To the 1960s in four Scott International albums, nearly all of the value in 20th Century, including complete sets, wide range of areas including some useful Middle East, Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,800
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2726
 
Worldwide Balance. In two counter books and a few stockcards, most of the value in early 19th Century, including three Great Britain embossed stamps cut square, Tuscany, Canadian Provinces, and more, condition is quite mixed, so inspection is necessary, our estimate is a minute fraction of the total catalogue value

E. 750-1,000
950
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2727
 
Worldwide Balance of a Consignment. Mixed group of ten flight covers including U.S. $1.30 Graf Zeppelin, Great Britain covers with stampless, Penny Black, even a few Mulready incl. two 1p May 1840 dates (May 11 and May 14), Great Britain used in Gibraltar 1873 cover, U.S. 10c 1847 cover and eight 1893 Columbian Exposition tickets, plus more, slightly mixed condition but generally Fine

E. 500-750
2,200
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2728
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Worldwide 20th Century Group. Mostly unused sets in two stockbooks, one is Italy from the first half of the 20th Century, with several sets cataloguing over $100.00, other is British Commonwealth, mainly King George VI or early QEII sets including some blocks, also two Canada 50c Bluenose, some Mint N.H., a few small faults, but majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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2729
 
Worldwide Balance of Stamps and Covers. Stamps include a stock of mint Mexico 1940s-1980s, modern Singapore, and a few others, covers include a few better 19th Century, such as U.S. #6LB5 with P.F. certificate, and some interesting 20th Century commercial mail, mixed condition

E. 500-750
800
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2730
 
Worldwide Balance. In two boxes, one box is albums, some are sparse, but includes modern Mint N.H. Canada, other box contains thousands of stamps on stockpages, album pages, stockcards, etc., with some useful medium priced items, mixed condition

E. 500-750
425
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2731
 
Worldwide Balance. Various collection balances in albums, album pages and stockbooks, best area is British Commonwealth, with an array of medium priced stamps, also some Asia, stockbook of used Iran (including some covers), and more, mixed condition

E. 400-500
425
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2732
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Worldwide Group. Mostly unused 20th Century in a stockbook, with Wallis & Futuna "France Libre" including two of the 2.50fr value and complete set of the Postage Dues, also some Italian Colonies, and 1943 "Azad Hind" set imperforate including all three colors of Michel No. VII, many Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
750
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2733
 
Worldwide Balance. A dozen or so items mostly on auction lot cards, with Iran including the 1902 Meshed issue, other Middle East, China No. 20 used, Venezuela, and more, mixed quality, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
700
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2734
 
Worldwide Balance. Collections of Israel, Russia, Ireland, and more, including some modern United States, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
200
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2735
 
Worldwide Collection. In four-volume 1912 Scott International album (black hardbound with gilded edges), a few hundred stamps scattered throughout, of note is an original-gum China 1c Large Dragon, albums themselves show only minor wear and are in much better condition than normally found, stamps in slightly mixed quality

E. 400-500
850
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2736
 
Worldwide Collection. Many thousands in several binders, focus is on post-WWII from all parts of the globe, mainly lower-end stamps, with many modern unused sets, some medium-priced items sprinkled throughout, also some loose material, much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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2737
og
Worldwide Bird Topical Collection. In four albums, arranged by taxonomy, mostly unused, with a small number of used stamps present, best area seems to be French Colonies, such as F.S.A.T. Nos. C3 and C4, spot check shows all the unused to be Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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