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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 - Saar thru Vatican City

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1780
 
Saar Used Collection. 1947-59 in a Lindner album, nearly every space filled, including the two souvenir sheets (there is a second Mint N.H. example of the Air Post souvenir sheet), none have been expertized, so careful examination is needed (a PDF scan of the entire lot is on our website), the souvenir sheet four has ink mark on reverse, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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1781
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San Marino Unused Collection. To 1978 in a Lindner hingeless album, early stamps include duplication, but generally lacking the high values, much of the value in 1940s-1960s, particularly souvenir sheets, several of which catalogue hundreds of dollars each, mainly Fine-Very Fine

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

E. 500-750
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1782
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Saudi Arabia Extensive Collection. To 1990 in a Filatco album, mostly unused, good representation of Hejaz and Nejd issues, with duplication including varieties, solid run of Kingdom issues, with nearly all of the commemorative sets and souvenir sheets, plus the Wadi Hanifa Dam and Gas-Oil Plant definitives, such as the 1965-70 Redrawn (Scott Nos. 286-313), Air Post and other Back-of-Book similarly collected, most are in mounts, with much of the Kingdom issues Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine, collections of Saudi Arabia this in-depth are seldom offered

E. 3,000-4,000
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1783
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Sierra Leone Unused Collection. From 1859-1944 and mounted on hingeless Palo Album pages, better quality than typically encountered with the occasional small fault in the earlier issues as typically seen, 1897 Surcharges with unwashed colors, also incl. a few better Stanley Gibbons listed items such as 1884 5sh Surcharge (No. 26 Footnote), Nos. 27w, 31w and 91w, mostly Fine-Very Fine, total catalogue exceeds $6,800.00 (plus an additional £765 for SG listed items)

E. 1,500-2,000
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1784
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Solomon Islands Unused Collection. Neatly mounted on Minkus pages, starts from 1913-24 King George V issue and appearing complete thru 1967, completed unused with the exception of No. 41 (lightly cancelled), mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
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1785
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Somaliland Protectorate Unused Collection. Near complete collection from 1903-51 mounted on hingeless Palo Album pages, missing two inexpensive stamps for completion (Nos. 49 and 110), uncommonly fresh overall, Fine-Very Fine, catalogue value over $1,600.00

E. 500-750
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1786
 
Spain Collection. To 1979 in a Scott album, contains some high-cataloguing unused and used classic stamps, such as unused 1850 5r Red and 1851 12c Lilac, also used 1865 12c Blue & Rose with inverted frame, some later 19th Century high values, 20th Century filled with unused sets and some souvenir sheets, a few varieties such as 1938 U.S. Constitution souvenir sheet imperforate with "Muestra" perfin, Air Post and other Back-of-Book, including Civil War issues which contain a few covers, early issues in mixed quality though many with four margins, later material largely Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/TfqzSJ3yVaY

E. 2,000-3,000
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1787
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Spain Mostly Unused Collection. To 1966 in two Lighthouse hingeless albums, a few early used stamps, value really starts in the late 19th Century, with sets and better values, the 20th Century is quite well-filled, with complete sets and souvenir sheets, including Semi-Postals and Air Posts, the later period is often Mint N.H., majority Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/dWuy0CTc98Y

E. 2,000-3,000
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1788
 
Sweden Collection. To 1948 in a Lindner hingeless album, early issues a mix of unused and used, from 1880 onward it is mostly unused, in several cases there is an additional stamp hinged under the stamp in the plastic mounts, so extra careful scrutiny is needed, well-filled throughout including Back-of-Book, some Mint N.H., slightly mixed condition, much is Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/T-L4y_Sum_M

E. 2,000-3,000
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1789
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Vatican City Mint Never-Hinged Collection. To 1992 in two Borek hingeless albums, essentially complete, lacking only a few inexpensive sets from the 1980s, includes the 1934 Provisionals and all of the other key sets, also various printings on the 1946 Postage Dues, one key feature is the large number of certificates accompanying the key sets, either Vespermann from the 1980s or recent Avi certificates (see our website for a PDF scan of all of the certificates in the collection), Mint Never-Hinged, majority Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/ZQuRJ2UiQI4

E. 1,500-2,000
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1790
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Vatican City Accumulation. Neatly laid out in two large stockbooks, mostly unused but does contain some better used stamps, value in the earlier sets of the 1930s, also Air Post issues such as a Mint N.H. set of the 1948 issue, 1950s-1990s issues in various quantities (1990s includes some used, most in manageable amounts of ten or less, but does contain 77 copies of the 1972 Unesco souvenir sheet, early issues mainly hinged, later nearly all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, also a selection of Papal States (mixed condition), the total catalogue value should add up, stated by the owner to be in excess of $12,000.00 (not counting the Papal States)

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/F-Olew4g8g8

E. 750-1,000
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1791
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Vatican City Unused Collection. To 1973 in a Lighthouse hingeless album, lacking only the 1934 Provisional set for completion, a few varieties, Mint N.H. except the 1936 Catholic Press set (Nos. 47-54) is lightly hinged, No. C19 with just a hint of gum toning, otherwise fresh, Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine, a few signed Vespermann or with certificates

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/8yqNFxeeSWU

E. 500-750
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1792
 
Vatican City Collection. Two collections, one is predominately used, the other has both unused and used, both collections contain an unused set of the 1934 Provisionals (one set signed E. Diena, the other has a few stamps with a small thin), later issues include the better Air Post sets, minor duplication within each album, largely Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/wzfIZiEK4To

E. 500-750
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1793
 
Vatican City Used Collection. To 1999 in a stockbook, appears to be complete, with all of the key sets present, including the 1934 Provisionals (each signed A. Brun and with 1962 A. Diena set certificate), Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1794
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Vatican City Covers. Several hundred, from 1929 to the mid-1950s, many commercial uses, with a number of high-value registered airmail frankings to the U.S., mail to various European countries, and more few exotic destinations such as India, China, Java, Korea, etc., a few with the 1934 Provisional stamps, WWII censored, some earlier first day covers or other philatelic covers, commercial mail in typical mixed quality, much Fine-Very Fine, an unusually large and varied group of covers from Vatican City

Video of lot: https://youtu.be/1yLFK5tgQJ0

E. 1,500-2,000
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