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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

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Category — Collections & Accumulations - Australia thru British Commonwealth

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1660
 
Australian States Collection. On Scott pages, plus a few still on sales sheets that had not yet been mounted, the collector seemed to be getting started with this area by buying better items, mostly unused from the later period, though there is value in the earlier issues, such as Tasmania 1857-58 6p and 1sh with original gum, some multiples (primarily New South Wales), Victoria "Reprint" overprints and a few varieties, many of the better stamps are Fine-Very Fine, also includes a stockbook with a focus on cancels

E. 1,000-1,500
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1661
 
Australia Collection. To 1940s on Scott pages and a few better items on sales cards, unused and used, value in Kangaroos, with the First Watermark three high values with Specimen overprint, CA watermark to £2 used, all of the King George definitives unused, 5sh Sydney Harbor Bridge, Postage Dues including 1921 £1, Military Occupation set, and Officials, majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1662
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Australia Group of Blocks and Multiples. 21 items, mostly unused blocks of four, some Kangaroos such as 2p with inverted Third Watermark block of four, various King George V, some showing plate varieties, later issues include 2sh and 5sh B.C.O.F. overprints, most stamps Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1663
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Australia Imprint Blocks and Pairs. 39 items, mostly blocks of four with Ash or Authority imprint, includes imprint pairs of Crown & A watermark 6p, 9p, 1sh, and 5sh (5sh irregularly separated at top middle - see PDF scan), several King George V, including three with "WA" puncture, various King George VI to 10sh, Kangaroo issues mostly lightly hinged, King George V mix of hinged and never-hinged, later issues nearly all never-hinged, Fine-Very Fine, not counting the 5sh pair (A$3,000.00) and the three "WA" punctures (A$900.00 as normal), the Brusden-White catalogue value is about A$4,300.00

E. 750-1,000
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1664
 
Belgium Collection. 1849-1967, in a Scott album, the Postage and Semi-Postal stamps are very near completion, including souvenir sheets, earliest stamps mainly used, from 1893 onward mostly unused, includes the key 20th Century sets such as 1932 Mercier and 1933 Orval Abbey, also other Back-of-Book including Parcel Post & Railway stamps, and a few Colonies, some Mint N.H., early stamps in mixed condition, 20th Century Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1665
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Belgium Back-of-Book Unused Collection. In a Lighthouse hingeless album, with Postage Dues, Official, Newspaper stamps, and Occupation issues, but the best section is the Parcel Post & Railway stamps, some early (the first series is used), 1920-21 Issues (Scott Q82-Q131), post-war Mint N.H. sets such as Q341-Q342 and Q343-Q361B, also includes postage issues from 1980-1997, a few small faults, but the majority Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/u-AmsPBH6FI

E. 750-1,000
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1666
 
Bermuda Group. 39 items on stockcards and then placed in glassines with write up and retail price, with singles, sets, small groups and a few blocks, early unused and used stamps including four "One Penny" surcharges, 20th Century mainly unused, with early sets and several King George VI keyplates, slightly mixed condition, much is Fine-Very Fine, the retail prices add up to about $6,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
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1667
 
British Commonwealth Dealer's Stock. On hundreds on dealer's sales sheets in 54 counter books, while much is lower or medium priced items (many Mint N.H. sets), there are some higher value singles and sets, such as Bermuda King George V and King George VI keyplates to £1, Cape of Good Hope triangles, India Gandhi set (Mint N.H.) and Ireland Seahorse overprints, early issues in mixed condition, a large portion is Fine-Very Fine, our estimate is a very small fraction of the total retail value

Video of lot 1667, part one: https://youtu.be/mApSRYC5ydU

Video of lot 1667, part two: https://youtu.be/lMLLC_sBxM0

Video of lot 1667, part three: https://youtu.be/SIeVxwYvHBQ

Video of lot 1667, part four: https://youtu.be/9_iUFNmTgIA

Video of lot 1667, part five: https://youtu.be/4QjPF7MHGWQ

E. 4,000-5,000
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1668
 
British Commonwealth Desirable Collection Balance. Predominately British Africa housed on stock pages, album pages and loose, incl. British East Africa 1896-1901 Victoria set to 5r, 1897 Surcharges (unused, no gum) and 1898 1r-20r, 40 Cape of Good Hope triangles incl. two square pairs, East Africa & Uganda King George V to 20r, Gambia with many "Specimen" overprints, German East Africa (Tanganyika) with 2r-20r "G.E.A." overprints, Zululand with values to £1, plus better varieties such as Ascension SG 38a, Gambia SG 38a, Zululand SG 20w, plus other Commonwealth such as Canada 20c Admiral block, Ceylon SG 11, Falkland Islands Shilling values, Straits Settlements $25.00 "Specimen", even an album of War Tax Surcharges, some slightly mixed condition but much is Fine-Very Fine, worthy of close inspection

E. 3,000-4,000
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1669
 
British Commonwealth Holding. Several dozen items on auction lot cards or stockcards, singles, sets and small groups, many purchased individually at auction, mostly unused, but there is some better used and a few Specimen sets, a large portion is from the first half of the 20th Century, many items cataloguing hundreds of pounds each in Stanley Gibbons, condition is just slightly mixed, majority Fine-Very Fine, the scans on our website will show just how desirable and saleable this lot is

E. 3,000-4,000
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1670
 
British South-East Asia Group. Better items on seventeen stockcards, with Malayan States, Straits Settlements, and North Borneo, 19th Century surcharges of Johore, Selangor, and Sungei Ujong, early 20th Century including some Specimen sets, several varieties, including overprint errors and inverted watermarks, a small number with minor faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and a desirable lot of this popular area

E. 2,000-3,000
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1671
 
British Commonwealth Miscellaneous Balance. On album pages, stockpages and stockcards, mainly items that were purchased as individual country balances at auction, varied lot including Hong Kong, Palestine, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Lagos, Fiji Times stamps (quite mixed quality on these), some varieties or specialized groups, large majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1672
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British Commonwealth 20th Century Unused Collection. In four Palo albums, mostly 1930s-1950s issues, includes complete sets, short sets, and broken sets including many high values, sets catalogue to about £250 in Stanley Gibbons, individual stamps to about £100, contains some of the key low and middle value of King George VI definitive sets, most are lightly hinged, a few small faults, majority Fine-Very Fine, SG value is probably over £6,000

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/b7FZAUuBkss

E. 1,000-1,500
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1673
 
British Commonwealth Balance. Mostly 20th Century, with a balance of a King George VI collection, omnibus sets including a complete 1935 Silver Jubilee in a special album, various in stockbooks and stockpages, some better unused sets, a few covers, and more, much Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/Kt81IjsfzFU

E. 750-1,000
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1674
 
British Commonwealth Balance. Mostly unused on Scott pages, comprises various "P" to "V" colonies of British America and Oceana, best is Papua, many unused or used sets, classic used stamps of South Australia and Tasmania, slightly mixed quality

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/rtzWG16bWVk

E. 750-1,000
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1675
 
British Commonwealth Balance. Stockcards of British Africa including Orange River Colony, a small album of Australian States, a modest British Europe collection, and more, including a few non-Commonwealth items, mixed condition

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/z_x-g_453M8

E. 500-750
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1676
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British Commonwealth King George VI Unused Collection. In six Stanley Gibbons hingeless albums with slipcases, many complete sets with a broad range of colonies, a couple cataloguing over £1,000 each (Aden Dhow and Hong Kong Definitive set of 23), others to about £375, includes Indian States, Malayan States and other popular areas, a few short sets and stray values that were not counted in the catalogue value (this uncounted group includes better stamps such as Patiala SG 100), majority lightly hinged, though our spot check did reveal a few Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Stanley Gibbons catalogue value (counting only complete sets) is just over £17,000

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/S7JLRzNS0I4

E. 3,000-4,000
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1677
 
British Commonwealth SG Listed Varieties. Fourteen stamps, both mint and used, each with a small fault, incl. a few 1935 Silver Jubilees, with Bahamas SG 143g and Bermuda SG 94m and 96m, plus other better items such as Antigua SG 22b, Ascension SG 13a, Bermuda SG 52ba, KUT SG 111b, and others, Fine-Very Fine appearance, SG £4,310

E. 500-750
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1678
 
British America Collection. To the 1970s in four Scott albums, representation from all colonies except Canada & Provinces, the British Honduras is a little weak, as the collector had a separate specialized collection, strongest are Bermuda (including SG No. 14 used with Brandon certificate) and Falkland Islands (including the 2-1/2p Provisional with Friedl certificate), useful unused and used, with many complete sets, a few extras such as Specimens, proofs and a couple varieties, some unmounted new issues from the late 1970s, early issues in slightly mixed quality, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/0FknWqM1s54

E. 4,000-5,000
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1679
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British America Covers. Over 70, range of colonies including Falkland Islands, mostly commercial uses, pre-stamp to 1940s, some purchased individually at auction, several registered, unusual usages and destinations, better stamps such a Barbados 1860 1p Blue pin-perf 14, and more, largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1680
 
British Asia Collection. "A" to "F" countries in a Scott album, various unused and used stamps and sets, value in Ceylon and Burma, also Aden, Bahrain and Trucial States, much Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/6QY11TC97K8

E. 300-400
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