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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 - Iran thru Russia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1758
 
Iran Collection. To 1979 on various album pages, a little from the early period (mostly used), picks up from 1880 on, with early 20th Century overprints (some undoubtedly reprints or forgeries), better unused definitive sets from the 1950s, such as Nos. 1023-36 and 1138-51, Air Post and other Back-of-Book, some post-war issues Mint N.H., throughout there are loose stamps and some in glassines or sales cards, these are often duplicates (sometimes on better stamps), so the presentation is a bit messy, but overall a useful collection

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/WHAhG8RVvSQ

E. 400-500
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1759
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Israel Nearly Complete Mint Never-Hinged Tab Collection. To 1988 in two Lighthouse hingeless albums, lacking only a few inexpensive sets for completion, contains all of the important sets such as Nos. 1-9 and J1-J5, Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine, also includes some Interim Period and J.N.F. labels

E. 2,000-3,000
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1760
 
Israel Collection. 1948-1960, in an album, some Interim Period including covers, while the early tab singles have been removed, there are still better items, the best is 1948 New Year set in cross gutter blocks of six, also early plate blocks, spot check shows stamps Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
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1761
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Israel Collection, 1948-84. Substantially complete collection in seven albums or binders and one sheet file, main collection is housed in four red Lighthouse albums with slipcovers, better early tab singles incl. Nos. 1-6, 10-14 (also horizontal pairs with gutters between), 25, 27, 48-50, 55, C1-C6, C16, few varieties as 15m First Coin plate block of four paper variety (Bale no. 4e), also lots of later blocks of four, Postal Stationery, First Day covers, some complete sheets, vast majority of the unused is Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine collection

E. 400-500
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1762
 
Italy Collection. 1862-1949, in a Lighthouse hingeless album, well-filled throughout including Back-of-Book, some early issues used, including 1879 30c Brown with A.P.S. certificate, 20th Century mainly unused, some Mint N.H., many complete sets and high values, large percentage Fine-Very Fine, some of the better stamps have been signed or have certificates, but some have not been expertized, so careful inspection is strongly suggested

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/cLDCCwuFMQ4

E. 4,000-5,000
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1763
 
Italy Collection. To 1981 in a Scott album, some States, early unused and used Italy, 20th Century unused and used sets, useful Back-of-Book, some Colonies and Trieste, early issues in typical mixed quality, 20th Century mainly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/5lc_0j2qK1o

E. 750-1,000
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1764
 
Japan Collection. To 1982 in an album, 19th Century mostly used, strength in 20th Century, particularly the souvenir sheets, which include the 1935 1-1/2s Mt. Fuji sheetlet of twenty, the 1929 Air Post souvenir sheet, and all of the National Parks souvenir sheets, a little Ryukyu Islands and other related areas, some Mint N.H., somewhat mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/pocTADeI7Lk

E. 1,500-2,000
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1765
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Japan Mostly Unused Collection. To 1972 in two White Ace albums, some 19th Century which is mostly used, value in 20th Century, which is well-filled and contains many souvenir sheets, including all of the National Parks (most with folders), lightly hinged or Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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

E. 500-750
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1766
 
Japan Mostly Used Group. Some genuine early used stamps with faults, including four from the first two issues and some varieties on the Koban issue, a sheet of No. 109 with first day postmarks (stuck to interleaving), later issues in various quantities, mixed condition

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/ndlpsCESO34

E. 200-300
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1767
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Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika Unused Small Group. With 1935 King George V set and 1938-54 King George VI with the various perf varieties incl. £1 with perf 11-1/2x13, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
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1768
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Korea Collection. To 1990 in an album (some are loose), a few early stamps, but the vast majority of the value after WWII, which is well-filled with unused sets and souvenir sheets, including 1951-52 Flags set of 21 (one Italy) in both singles and souvenir sheets), 1956 Rhee Monument souvenir sheet, and 1958 Tenth Anniversary souvenir sheet (No. 285a), most Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/gme7Bs7vh6U

E. 750-1,000
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1769
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Lagos Unused Collection. Neatly mounted on hingeless Palo Album pages, complete with the exception of No. 28 (catalogues $5.75) and the rare 10sh, better condition than normally encountered, couple earlier Queen Victoria stamps unused (no gum), Fine-Very Fine, total catalogue $5,900.00

E. 1,000-1,500
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1770
 
Luxembourg Comprehensive Collection. To 1998 in a Scott album, early issues (including Officials) are a mix of unused and used, from 1880 onward it is mostly unused, very high degree of completion, in fact the only empty spaces are a handful of Officials, includes 1923 Princess Elisabeth and other souvenir sheets, usually lightly hinged up in to the 1950s, mainly Mint N.H. thereafter, early issue in typical mixed quality, but the vast majority is Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/tE5kIme6-V0

E. 1,000-1,500
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1771
 
Malayan States Collection. To 1960s on Scott pages, includes Strait Settlements and Singapore, filled with lower and medium priced unused and used stamps, including unused sets, also a small group of town cancels, plus some Nepal, slightly mixed condition, largely Fine-Very Fine

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

E. 500-750
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1772
 
Malta Collection. The collector started with a basic collection in an album, and then bought various collections lots and better individual items, but never integrated it all, most of the value is in unused stamps in a stockbook and on lot cards, with early Queen Victoria stamps and later sets, a few varieties and some used, much Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/4egaK5mRWJY

E. 1,000-1,500
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1773
 
Manchukuo Accumulation. Hundreds of mainly unused stamps, most are neatly laid out in a stockbook, but also some in glassines, and a few sales sheets with better items, lacking the scarce stamps, but overall a useful group with many Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine

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

E. 400-500
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1774
 
Monaco Collection Balance. To 1987 in a Davo album, lacking the best stamps, early issues mainly used, with some duplication including shades, from the 1930s onward it is mostly unused, from the mid-1950s to 1980s it is quite well-filled, with many Mint N.H. sets, Back-of-Book and some souvenir sheets, slightly mixed quality on the early issues, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/e82zRE5RrT4

E. 500-750
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1775
 
Natal Collection Balance. Interesting group of both used and unused, incl. better unused Victoria singles on stock pages, King Edward VII unused sets on Palo Album pages with values to £1 10sh, few pages of various town cancellations and stock book pages with used Victoria and King Edward VII examples with some better items noticed, the used collection slightly mixed though the unused stamps are mostly Fine-Very Fine, worth close inspection as we expect the total catalogue value to be quite large

E. 2,000-3,000
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1776
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Nigeria, Northern Nigeria and Southern Nigeria Unused Collection. Nigeria and Northern Nigeria mounted on hingeless Palo Album pages, former complete to 1949 with the obvious exception of the £25, latter complete, Southern Nigeria incl. 1903-04, 1904-09 and 1912 Issues, better condition than often encountered and with only the occasional minor flaw, mostly Fine-Very Fine, the total catalogue exceeds $4,100.00

E. 1,000-1,500
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1777
 
Russia Collection. To 1977 in two Scott albums, earliest issues mostly used, including No. 1 and 3 and several laid paper varieties, some unused 19th Century such as the 1884 3.50r and 7r, 20th Century is nearly all unused to the 1960s and has a high degree of completion (including souvenir sheets), generally lacking only the rarities, some better varieties such as the 1939 15k Dark Blue Foundry-man imperforate, solid run of Semi-Postals and strong Air Post, including 1930 40k and 80k imperforate (Nos. C12b-C13b), varieties sprinkled throughout, the 1960s and 1970s are largely complete but generally c.t.o, most are lightly hinged on the album pages, there are a small number in mounts that are Mint N.H., overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine, a comprehensive collection that should have a high catalogue and resale value

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/6ubK4tgoAcw

E. 5,000-7,500
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1778
 
Russia Area Assortment. Much is former Republics, Baltic States, Offices Abroad, Mongolia, etc., including a collection on Scott pages, which has good Offices in China,some Russia proper, with varieties and unlisted material, most Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/h2XJW28J4as

E. 1,000-1,500
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1779
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Russia Souvenir Sheet Collection. 1937-1982, in a Schaubek album, mostly unused, a small percentage c.t.o., some come both ways (there is some duplication), catalogue values to $500.00 (No. 1327a), a few with minor imperfections, most Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine, Scott value over $4,000.00

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/4TwNzQwtW-o

E. 750-1,000
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