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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 10-12 December, 2019

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Category — Collections and Accumulations - Afghanistan thru British West Indies

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1782
 
Afghanistan Used Collection. On Schaubek pages, several Tiger's Heads, including two on covers, early Kingdom issues, with some higher values, various later issues, Registration Stamps, Officials, and Parcel Posts, typical mixed condition

E. 400-500
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1783
 
Australian States Used Collection. In a Schaubek album, nice representation from all States, with early imperforate classics, particularly New South Wales, which includes four with certificates, also a couple South Australia pairs, better stamps from later periods, including high values from the turn-of-the-century, Postage Dues, Officials, and other Back-of-Book, the better items were usually purchased at auction, so the condition is above the norm, with a large number Fine-Very Fine

E. 5,000-7,500
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1784
 
Australian States Used Collection. On Scott pages, all states represented, with value in early high-cataloguing imperforate stamps and turn-of-the-century shilling and pound values, earliest stamps in somewhat mixed quality as usual, later stamps largely Fine-Very Fine, also includes a modest collection of Wurttemberg official stamps

E. 1,500-2,000
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1785
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Australia Unused Collection. To 2003 in two albums, First Issue Kangaroos to 5sh, plus £1 and £2 with "Specimen" overprints, later Kangaroos to £1, King George V to 1sh4p, and just about complete from 1930 onward, including Officials and Military stamps, most lightly hinged, more recent issues Mint N.H., most Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
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1786
 
Australia Used Collection. To 1950s on Schaubek pages, various Kangaroos to £2 (two), commemoratives including the 5sh Sydney Harbor Bridge, good value in Postage Dues, with 1903 10sh (B.P.A. certificate) and 20sh, Officials including some perforated "O.S.", majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1787
 
Austria Collection. 1850-2016, in five Scott albums, most of the spaces filled, 19th Century mostly used, 20th Century unused or used, includes the key 20th Century items, such as 10s Dollfuss (Mint N.H.), the WIPA souvenir sheet, and a set of Renner souvenir sheets, useful Back-of-Book, including U.N. Offices in Vienna, also includes things not normally found, such as WWI locals, and the WWII provisionals and locals, with the better overprinted issues expertized, plus a group of Austrian stamps overprinted for other countries (Czechoslovakia, Poland, Yugoslavia, etc.), early issues in slightly mixed condition, later Fine-Very Fine, much of the post-war Mint N.H.,

E. 2,000-3,000
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1788
 
Austria Assortment. Mostly 20th Century in glassines, value in Mint N.H. Semi-postal sets from the 1920s and 1930s, including the 1931 Rotary set, some better used including 1933 50g WIPA singles, Air Post sets, a few early items, covers and postal stationery, plus essays of stamps with famous composers (these may or may not be contemporary), vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1789
 
Belgian Congo Used Collection. On Schaubek pages, all of the better major numbers seem to be present, including the 1886 Issue complete (5fr with certificate), and the 1887-94 Issue complete, later pictorial sets, Parcel Post, Belgian Occupation of German East Africa (including a couple covers), and Ruanda-Urundi, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1790
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British Commonwealth Collection. In seven albums, some colonies go to the 1960s, Jamaica and Turks & Caicos are in separate albums and go to the 1980s, loaded with medium-priced sets and singles, many cataloguing in the hundreds of dollars, with value spread throughout a wide range of colonies, vast majority of stamps with original gum, Fine-Very Fine, we would anticipate the catalogue value of this highly saleable collection will approach $100,000.00

E. 10,000-15,000
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1791
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British Commonwealth Specimen Collection. Offered intact as received, from the 1930s to the mid-1940s, lightly and neatly hinged in a 1940s European album, a few King George V definitive sets, better commemorative sets such as the Falklands Tercentenary, many sets of the 1935 Jubilee and 1937 Coronation omnibus, and King George VI definitives, the latter with complete sets cataloguing up to £1,000 each, a few high values such as Johore $500.00 King George V, since the collector stopped in the mid-1940s, some of the King George VI sets are lacking the later issues, which usually consists of a small number (one-three stamps in most cases), the catalogue value for complete sets is over £19,000, but a good portion of the value is in the (mostly) King George VI definitive sets that are lacking one or a few stamps, if these sets were completed it would add at least another £26,000 catalogue value, plus there are some stray items and a few unused (non-Specimen) sets that were not counted, a fresh and desirable collection

E. 7,500-10,000
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1792
 
British Commonwealth Eclectic Assortment. Several dozen items, vast majority of which were purchased individually at auction, often at many hundreds of dollars, includes Cape of Good Hope triangles and other early classic issues, these are in slightly mixed condition but does include some Very Fine stamps, some 20th Century high values with flaws, many varieties, particularly double and inverted overprints, a large number of these with certificates, a few Specimen sets, etc., this lot definitely needs to be inspected to find its true potential

E. 5,000-7,500
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1793
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British Commonwealth Saleable Lot. About 30 items, most are unused complete sets from the first half of the 20th Century, cataloguing hundreds of dollars each, some high values, mainly definitives, a few Mint N.H., fresh and Fine-Very Fine throughout, Scott Retail in excess of $12,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
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1794
 
British Commonwealth Accumulation. In a few stockbooks, album pages, sales cards, stockcards, etc., includes unused collections of South Africa and South-West Africa, various specialized groups, and everything from used classics to modern Mint N.H. sets, mixed condition

E. 1,000-1,500
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1795
 
British Commonwealth Collection. Scott Specialty album with Bahrain, some Burma, Ceylon and useful India with Gandhi set, also with Convention and Feudatory States, mostly Fine or better

E. 300-400
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1796
 
British Africa Valuable Used Collection. In three Schaubek albums, loaded with better stamps that the collector bought individually at auction for many hundreds of dollars each (some over $1,000.00), a number still on the original lot cards, includes classics from Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Natal, and more, many turn-of-the-century high values, 20th Century tablet and commemorative sets, and Back-of-Book, too many to go into any useful detail, as mentioned most of the more valuable stamps were purchased at auction (some also from reliable dealers), so the condition is far better than what is normally found on collection lots, and dozens are accompanied by certificates, this lot should be carefully inspected to reveal just how desirable it is, and the tremendous resale potential is possesses

E. 30,000-40,000
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1797
 
British America Used Collection. To about 1950 in a Schaubek album, all colonies represented except no Canada or provinces, strongest is Falkland Islands, which includes all of the Shilling and Pound values, 1928 2-1/2p Provisional (B.P.A. certificate), 1933 Tercentenary set (two top values with certificates), some varieties, 2p King George V block of four with H.M.S. Afterglow postmark, other colonies with value in early stamps and 20th Century sets, condition of the better stamps is well above the norm, as most were purchased at auction (a few still on the original lot cards) and several with certificates, would make an outstanding basis on which to start a used British America collection, and would be equally coveted by a dealer looking to add many desirable singles and sets to their stock

E. 15,000-20,000
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1798
 
British Europe Used Collection. Cyprus, Gibraltar, and Malta on Schaubek pages, each with a high degree of completion, Cyprus with early overprints, Queen Victoria heads, King Edward VII to 45pa, King George V to £1, Gibraltar with King Edward VII to £1 and King George V to £5, Malta with various 1860-64 -1/2p stamps, all of the better 20th Century including the 1919 10sh Black, the better stamps and sets were usually purchased at auction, so condition is above the norm, with a large proportion Fine-Very Fine

E. 5,000-7,500
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1799
 
British Middle East Used Collection. To about 1950 in a Schaubek album, includes Aden, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Sudan, etc., plus British Offices in Levant, Morocco and WWII Middle East Forces, useful singles and sets to be found throughout, a few varieties and covers, much is Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile collection of this popular area

E. 4,000-5,000
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1800
 
British Pacific Used Collection. In a Schaubek album, with representation from all the various islands (no Australia or New Zealand), several colonies complete (such as New Guinea) or nearly so, New Hebrides contains both British and French issues, good value in the G.R.I. issues of New Britain and Samoa, the better sets and singles were usually purchased at auction, so condition is above the norm, vast majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 7,500-10,000
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1801
 
British South-East Asia Used Collection. In a Schaubek album, with Malaya, North Borneo, Hong Kong, Burma, etc., many desirable singles and sets to be found throughout, several noted as paying hundreds of dollars each at auction, of particular note are the Japanese Occupation issues, some varieties, a few covers, too many better items to go into any detail, other than to say there are stamps in here that are not normally found in collection lots, so very careful inspection in suggested

E. 10,000-15,000
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1802
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British West Indies King George VI Covers. At least 550 covers, much appears to be commercial uses, we notice registered, censored, Air Post, O.H.M.S., etc., areas incl. Antigua, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Montserrat, Trinidad & Tobago, Virgin Islands and others, mostly Fine or better

E. 500-750
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