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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 - Great Britain thru India

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1739
 
Great Britain Substantial Collection Balance. In a Stanley Gibbons album and a stockbook, the album goes to 1967, over 35 Penny Blacks including two that appear unused, two pairs, and nine covers, some varieties, such as an inverted watermark and one with a scarce Plymouth Maltese Cross cancel, other Line-Engraved similarly collected, with unused, used, multiples, such as original-gum strip of four of 18412p Blue (cut in at top), cancels (including 1844-type cancel on 1840 2p Blue) and varieties, the Surface Printing issues are strong, with many unused stamps cataloguing hundreds or thousands of pounds each, plus used Shilling and Pound high values (two copies of the1882-82 £1 value), later Queen Victoria high values, King Edward VII complete unused including both shades of the £1, and a useful array of later issues, also Postage Dues and Officials (a couple with certificates), the stockbook also contains better items, including several multiples and duplicated issues, particularly used high values of the late Queen Victoria issues and King Edward VII, early issues in mixed quality as one would expect, though many were bought at auction or retail individually and are in better quality than often found, the total catalogue value must be enormous, and the resale potential is also quite high

E. 20,000-30,000
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1740
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Great Britain Unused Collection. To 2001 in three Scott albums with slipcases, collected by Stanley Gibbons numbers, some Line Engraved stamps, a good portion of the value is in Surface Printing, which was collected by different plate numbers, in this section there are many stamps cataloguing hundred of pounds each, with several over £1,000, King Edward VII and King George V collected by all the different shades, and a solid run of QEII stamps, also Postage Dues and Officials, some varieties, early stamps in mixed condition and generally Fine or better appearance, later stamps mainly Fine-Very Fine, most of the modern Mint N.H., 41 certificates accompany

Video of lot 1740, part one: https://youtu.be/Hd02D6N0lwI

Video of lot 1740, part two: https://youtu.be/mQHz9AyCWYA

E. 5,000-7,500
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1741
 
Great Britain Collection. To 1951 in a Scott album, some of the collector's recent purchases had not yet been mounted in the album and are still on sales cards, contains not only straightforward unused and used stamps, but also multiples and varieties, includes three Penny Blacks (one on cover), other useful Line-Engraved such as 1841 2p block of four, two unused Mulreadys, plus a 1p Envelope used on May 7, 1840 (SG £2,600), Surface Printed contains some better unused, and used high values including an 10sh Gray-Green, late Queen Victoria and King Edward VII unused high values, excellent run of the Seahorse stamps unused, £1 P.U.C. both unused and used, some Officials, early issues in typical mixed quality, the condition improves in the later years, overall a worthwhile collection with high catalogue and resale value

E. 5,000-7,500
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1742
 
Great Britain Collection. To 1966 in a Lindner hingeless album, 19th Century mostly used, with useful selections of Line Engraved, Embossed, and Surface Printed stamps, with particular value in the 1878-83 shilling and pound values, including three 10sh, £1 on Bluish Paper, and the £5 Orange, while some have small faults, they were purchased individually at auction and are in better condition than often found, starting in 1883 there is some unused, including a set of the 1883-84 Issue with fresh colors, all of the Queen Victoria "long" stamps used, King Edward VII to £1 unused, and just about complete thereafter, extra careful inspection is needed, as there is often an additional example hinged under the stamp in plastic, sometimes on better stamps such as the £1 King Edward VII, where a used example is hinged under the unused, mixed condition, through the quality improves as the collection goes along, QEII issues mostly Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine appearance, as noted meticulous viewing is required to find all of the value

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/T98ad7mww0I

E. 5,000-7,500
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1743
 
Great Britain Useful Accumulation. On homemade album and stock pages, with numerous better items such as two No. 2 strips of three, 58 from large variety of plates in singles and pairs, early classics (some unused), better Shilling and Pound values incl. Nos. 74, 75, 90, 142 and others, plus 10sh (Maltese Cross) and £1 Green with "Specimen" overprint (both regummed) and more, mixed condition, mostly Fine or better, worthy of close inspection, the catalogue value will prove to be substantial

E. 3,000-4,000
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1744
 
Great Britain Accumulation. In albums, stockbooks, folders, stockcards, sales sheets, etc., much is 19th Century, with a large number used Line Engraved and Surface Printed, lower and middle values in large quantities, some higher values, collection balances from early to modern, a group of Officials, and more, mixed condition, examination is recommended, as we estimated it at only a miniscule fraction of the sizable catalogue value

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/jYjT_n9DsH8

E. 2,000-3,000
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1745
 
Great Britain Lot. On retail sales pages, includes eight Penny Blacks, many stamps cataloguing hundreds of dollars each, high values such as used Nos. 110 and 124, and unused £1 P.U.C., mixed condition, though much of the 20th Century is Fine-Very Fine, high total catalogue value

E. 2,000-3,000
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1746
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Great Britain Mostly 19th Century Unused Group. Twelve items on auction lot cards, much centers around the 1883-84 Issue, several stamps (including two 1sh) with fresh colors and in much nicer condition than usually found, also a used block of four of the 1847 1sh Green Embossed, 1880 2sh Brown (S.G. 121) offered in a British auction as unused but we believe it is used, and some Officials, condition is somewhat mixed but as previously mentioned many are in better quality than normally encountered

E. 1,500-2,000
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1747
 
Great Britain Post-War Accumulation. King George VI and QEII issues in various albums and stockbooks, unused and used, with value in the unused, particularly King George VI, some booklets, Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/m2ttKwP0dZ0

E. 500-750
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1748
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Great Britain Covers. Many dozens, mostly 19th Century, two with Penny Blacks, a large number to overseas destinations, including Mauritius, Russia, and Norway, specialized collection of Brunswick Star cancels (on and off cover), First Aerial Post cards, a few F.P.O.s, WWII correspondence to Belgium, and more, mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1749
 
Great Britain Offices Abroad Collection. On Scott pages, with Offices in Morocco, Turkey, and the Middle East Forces, unused and used, with many complete sets, vast majority Fine-Very Fine, Scott a little over $2,000.00

E. 300-400
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1750
 
Hong Kong Collection. To 1996 in a Lighthouse hingeless album, unused and used, well-filled throughout, the Queen Victoria issues lacking only a small number, mainly used but does include some unused stamps, several Postal-Fiscals, 20th Century lacking only a few King Edward VII and King George V high values, largely unused, with some Mint N.H. including the 1948 Silver Wedding set, a few G.B. Offices in China and other Back-of-Book, slightly mixed condition, 20th Century largely Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
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1751
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Hong Kong Unused Balance. Three 1882 2c wmk. Crown CA, 1851 50c on 48c (two, one with double overprint), 1903 $3.00 King Edward VII, 1954, 1962, 1989, 1990, and 1991 QEII definitive sets, original gum, the QEII issues are Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
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1752
 
Hungary Collection. In two albums, first goes to about 1950, second is mostly 1960s, early stamps mostly used, including the first two issues, extensive Crown of St. Stephen issues, including four examples of the scarce 1888 20k Gray wmk. "kr" in oval and perf 11-1/2 (Scott 30i; Michel 35A), several varieties, 20th Century contains unused and used (some stamps both ways), Back-of-Book including Occupation issues, some unlisted material, such as varieties and revenues, the second album has some first day covers, vast majority Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot 1752, part one: https://youtu.be/bDmE0Rde05A

Video of lot 1752, part two: https://youtu.be/UI_cQER_m3g

E. 1,000-1,500
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1753
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Iceland Mostly Unused Collection. To 1989 in a Lighthouse hingeless album, high degree of completion, with only a few spaces empty, 19th Century with the Numeral stamps and all three "prir" overprints, several "I Gildi" overprints, and just about complete after that, including surcharges, "Hopflug" Air Post set, and Officials, a few with certificates, condition is just slightly mixed, majority Fine-Very Fine, modern mainly Mint N.H.

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/Xqb5vVB5rxQ

E. 2,000-3,000
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1754
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India Impressive Unused Collection. Mounted on homemade hingeless pages from 1854-1946, high degree of completion with the exception of a few items and King Edward VII, incl. 1854 Lithographs with 4a which appears unused, 1856 and 1860 Issues with shade varieties incl. 1860 8a (no gum), King George V and George VI with high values and various color shades, plus others, typical mixed condition or no gum with earlier issues though much is Fine or better, worthy of close inspection and we expect the catalogue value alone to be quite substantive

E. 10,000-15,000
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1755
 
India Classic Balance of Better Items. Housed on album and stock pages, better classic unused incl. 1855 2a Orange (2), 2a Dull Pink, 4a Black and 1865 4a Green, few varieties incl. SG Nos. 226a (toned gum), 154a and 186 with vignette shift, King George VI with 2r and 5r panes of 20, 15r Mint N.H. pair and example on cover and 25r Mint N.H., plus a collection of King George V on album pages and large multiples of 1941-43 King George VI incl. 12a (with slightly brownish gum), some faults with earlier issues but mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
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1756
 
India Collection. To 1978 in a Scott album, mostly used to about 1950 and largely unused thereafter, nothing scarce but fairly well-filled including Back-of-Book, a few covers and revenues, and a smattering of Convention and Feudatory States, mixed condition, much Fine-Very Fine

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

E. 500-750
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1757
 
India - Feudatory States Collection. Actually two collections of mainly used, one has straightforward stamps, the other has some varieties, no rarities, but many of these are scarcer than their modest catalogue values would indicate, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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