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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 May, 2021

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Category — Collections & Accumulations - Cilicia thru France and Area

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3010
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Cilicia Unused Collection. On Scott pages to about 1921, vast majority unused, strong section of the various 1919-20 overprints, with a few perf varieties, with 1920 Surcharged sets incl. No. 127c (with Sismondo certificate), mostly Fine-Very Fine, a useful collection, even to acquire the more "common" overprinted stamps

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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3011
 
Cuba Collection. In a Scott album, well-filled to about 1960 with many scarce singles and sets from the Spanish Dominion period, some U.S. Administration period with a few Puerto Principe stamps, Independent period with unused and/or used, some imperforate, with Back-of-Book incl. Air Posts and Special Delivery, mostly Fine or better

Video of lot https://youtu.be/BEFptKD8LXI

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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3012
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Cuba 19th Century Bisect Covers. 21 covers or folded letters, each with diagonal bisect and tied to either cover or folded letter, most addressed domestically, two to New York, most catalogue between $100.00-$400.00 each, overall condition slightly mixed, Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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3013
 
Cyprus Collection Balance. Housed in Scott album to 1990s, with few scarce Great Britain used in Cyprus, better First Issue plates incl. unused Nos. 2 (plate 220), 5 (plate 16), 6 (plate 13), 10c (double surcharge, plate 215), used with No. 5 (plate 16), later Victoria with 30pa Surcharge block with "JAB" initials, King Edward VII and George V definitives predominately complete either mint or used (with exception of better £1 and £5 value), King George VI onwards with high degree of completion and mainly unused, some later material hinged on pages, mostly Fine or better

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

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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3014
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Czechoslovakia Extensive Collection. 1918-2003, in eleven Lindner hingeless albums, well-filled throughout, including varieties and non-Scott items, includes German Occupation issues, Bohemia & Moravia, Slovakia, etc., a good deal of the value lies in 1918 Semi-Postals, several cataloguing in the hundreds of dollars each, the better ones usually signed by reliable experts, also a group of first day covers from the 1940s-1960s, modern issues Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video 1/2 of lot https://youtu.be/L_53EcrO_jg

Video 2/2 of lot https://youtu.be/Uvc4i-haSwk

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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3015
 
Czechoslovakia Collection. To 2000 in three Scott albums, filled with unused or used (mainly c.t.o.) stamps, lacking the rare and key items, Fine-Very Fine, a basis on which to start

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

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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3016
 
Denmark and Norway Collection. In a Scott album, Denmark to about 1940s with useful early period incl. 1870-71 Numerals with Inverted Frames and unused No. 21 (no gum), also with some better singles such as No. 136a (Gronlund certificate), with Back-of-Book Semi-Postals, Air Posts, Officials, etc., Norway with high degree of completion to 1990s, mixed unused and used throughout, mostly Fine or better

Video of lot https://youtu.be/h_e5VwpN4Pg

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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3017
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Egypt Unused Collection. 1879-1957, on Scott pages, the 20th Century is very well-filled, with better sets and high values, Back-of-Book and For Use in Palestine, spot check of the better stamps shows most lightly hinged, though there are some Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott about $4,600.00

Video of lot https://youtu.be/oKWcYc1ZmVU

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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3018
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Egypt Small Group. Mostly 1940s-1950s sets incl. 1956 Arab Scout Jamboree souvenir sheets (both perforated and imperforate, small flaws), plus Back-of-Book Air Posts and 1927 Postage Due with 42 "Cancelled" Back imperforates and issued stamps with Koubbeh Palace backstamps, mostly Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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3019
 
Europe - Central and Eastern European Collections. Housed in four albums, useful selections of Bulgaria, Hungary with First Issue incl. No. 2 (unused pair, toned), Liechtenstein, Marienwerder, Montenegro, Romania with early classics and better sets, and Serbia incl. No. 4 (unused and used) plus cliche errors such as 1915 15p in Blue and No. P5a and complete Austrian Occupation, we notice numerous scarce singles and sets which catalogue several hundred each, some more, some earlier material slight mixed condition but much is Fine or better, close inspection recommended for these seldom offered areas

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

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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3020
 
Europe - Eastern Europe Collection. On album pages, with Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland (1860 stamp and occupation issues), Romania, and former Yugoslav republics, value in early used and unused stamps, though there are some 20th Century unused sets, slightly mixed quality but majority Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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3021
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Europe 20th Century Accumulation of Better Items. A few hundred mostly unused sets, singles, blocks, souvenir sheets, and a few covers of Western Europe, many items cataloguing in the $100.00-$500.00 range, and several higher, such as Austria WIPA souvenir sheets, sets of Renner souvenir sheets, and several copies of the 10s Dollfuss, also three sets of the Vatican City provisionals (two sets with certificates, other signed Oliva), many popular commemorative sets and souvenir sheets, and some better definitive sets and Back-of-Book, a few varieties, many Mint N.H., virtually all Fine-Very Fine and highly saleable, the perfect lot for an internet dealer who sells clean medium and higher priced items

Bid on this lot

E. 7,500-10,000
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3022
 
Falkland Islands Powerful Specialized Collection Balance. Housed in an album on homemade pages to about 1990, begins with strong section of early Victoria issues with useful duplication in both unused and used condition, few blocks noted as well as bisects on pieces, fifteen -1/2p Provisional bisects (inevitably incl. "souvenir" examples), strong representation of King Edward VII and King George V definitive series with shades noted, with shilling and pound values, even 2-1/2p Provisional (toned gum, B.P.A. certificate), with some better later material incl. scarce 2-1/2p Silver Jubilee with re-entry, 1946 Peace "Specimen" and more, with Dependencies and War Tax incl. Reversed Albino overprints in selvage on each value, thirteen certificates accompany, some earlier material slightly mixed condition but much is Fine-Very Fine, a collection worthy of close inspection to properly value

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

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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3023
 
Falkland Islands Collection. Main collection housed in a Scott album to King George VI period, also with various loose dealer and auction lot cards with items which remained unmounted, with better early incl. No. 1 (small thin, Sismondo certificate) and 11a (used on piece, Sismondo certificate), plus higher value King Edward VII and King George V sets to Shilling and Pound values, few certificates accompany, also incl. small group of postal history and Pitcairn Islands appearing complete to early 1980s, quite fresh overall, mostly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/09nVOJC_nLM

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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3024
 
Fiji Balance of a Collection. On album pages to early QEII, mostly early reprints except No. 6 unused (faults), we notice better examples of the scarce "VR" overprints with the occasional variety and even 1p horizontal pair, imperforate between (36a, faults), solid representation of the different perfs of the 1891-96 Issue, King Edward VII and King George V incl. high values, some Back-of-Book such as War Tax inverted overprints and used Postage Dues, slightly mixed condition on earlier issues but mostly Fine or better afterwards, careful viewing is encouraged

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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3025
 
Finland Collection Balance. Mounted on pages to around 1940s, with 5k and 10k Post Horns, scarce group of Serpentine Roulette issues with better examples cataloguing several hundred each, mixed unused and used onwards with better 20th century, Back-of-Book with Semi-Officials, Air Posts incl. No. C1 on cover and C1a (regummed with Pollack certificate), much is Fine or better

Video of lot https://youtu.be/0pPvAkc4xSA

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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3026
 
France Collection. To 1999 in four Lighthouse hingeless albums, 19th Century mostly used, but does include some better unused stamps, also a few proofs or essays, pages of duplicates including some higher values , 20th Century mostly unused, and with a very high degree of completion, including regular issues, souvenir sheets, Semi-postals complete, Air Post lacking only No. C4 (the C3 has a Hunziger certificate, but may not be genuine), useful Back-of-Book, while the early stamps are in mixed quality, the later unused is overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine, eight certificates accompany

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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3027
 
France Collection. To 1960 on album pages, early stamps mostly used, some duplication including varieties, a few unused from the early period, also some covers including eight "Ballons Montes", more unused starting in the 1870s (some stamps present both unused and used), many key 20th Century sets and singles, such as 1923 Bordeaux, 1929 Le Havre, 1917-19 Orphans, and both 1936 50fr Air Post, plus Postage Dues, Occupation issues and a few Colonies, early issues in mixed quality as one would expect, 20th Century nearly all Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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3028
 
France and Offices Comprehensive Collection. In a Scott album to 1970s, well-filled either unused or used incl. early classics with higher-cataloguing stamps and Sage Issue, 20th century with high degree of completion with better items such as 1923 Bordeaux, 1929 Le Havre, 1937 Pexip souvenir sheet, and more, with Back-of-Book such as Semi Postals with Nos. B3-B10, Air Posts, Postage Dues, some French Area incl. French Legion "Polar Bear" souvenir sheet, Offices with useful Egypt and Zanzibar, few certificates accompany, early period with some slightly mixed condition though 20th century onwards is mostly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/A6Chyg9_o6c

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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3029
 
France Classic Used Collection. 1853-1873, on album pages, with singles, multiples, shades, cancels, varieties and covers, strongest in the 1853-60 Empire issue, with all values including two 1fr, covers such as 20c with private perforations, five 80c on cover to Chile, four 80c on cover to Mexico, and blocks to 80c, the later issues similarly collected, with values to 5fr, cover include 1868 80c solo use to Colombia, and two Ballons Montes, while condition is mixed, the overall quality is better than what is normally encountered, eleven certificates accompany, please see our website for a PDF scan of the entire collection

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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3030
 
France Cancellation Collection. Well over 1,000 stamps, mostly 1853-1871 Issues, each identified by town, includes about 100 Paris star cancels with a variety of numbers, others mostly diamonds with large or small numerals, a few used abroad, four on cover, a few multiples, values to 80c, stamps are in mixed quality as they were chosen for their clear and distinct cancels

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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3031
 
France Postage Due Collection. On album pages, mostly used including four covers, various imperforate issues including the 1859 10c Lithographed on cover, 1882-92 Issue to 5fr, and a solid run of later issues, also some Military stamps, slightly mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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3032
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French Offices in China Extensive Unused Collection. Mounted on Scott pages, majority unused with the occasional used example, with large degree of completion for each area incl. General Issue with Postage Dues, Canton, Hoi Hao, Kwangchowan, Mongtseu, Pakhoi, Tchongking and Yunnan Fou, with all Peace & Commerce sets plus various overprints, few additional with different Dies, we notice numerous stamps which catalogue many hundreds each, couple with certificates, few others signed, few small flaws noted but generally Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile collection to continue towards the aim of completion

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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3033
 
French Colonies Exceptional Collection Balance. Handsomely mounted on homemade pages and housed in twelve albums plus an additional group on similar pages but without albums, covering the wide breadth of the French Empire from the earliest issues thru mostly 1940s, collected both unused and used concurrently, no particular strength in any group of colonies or areas but fairly solid representation across the board, we notice numerous singles and sets cataloguing anywhere from $50.00-$800.00, some more, numerous desirable errors accompany incl. double and inverted surcharges, condition overall is well above the norm encountered with a collection of this size, many of the higher cataloguing singles appropriately signed by respected authorities such as Calves and Brun, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a collection well worth careful viewing and consideration

Video 1/2 of lot https://youtu.be/R2ycfpDmqIE

Video 2/2 of lot https://youtu.be/ppXuqEDSIyY

Bid on this lot

E. 10,000-15,000
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3034
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French Colonies and Offices Unused Collection. On stockpages, generally starts with the 1894 Peace & Commerce series and goes to the early 20th Century, with complete sets, near-complete sets and some stray values, original gum, overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine, a previous owner catalogued the collection (listed is included) at over $24,000.00, our spot check shows the values to be fairly accurate (if anything the current values are a little higher)

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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3035
 
French Colonies Collection. Housed in an album and loose pages, incl. specific colonies such as French Congo incl. No. 9 (unused with faults, Sismondo certificate), French Sudan, Martinique, Reunion and St. Pierre & Miquelon, the last two with better earlier period, useful singles and sets throughout to around Independence period, some slightly mixed condition but vast majority Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/1P7x8Spa70Y

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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3036
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French Area 20th Century Lot. Value in proofs and imperforate stamps, Monaco includes an extensive showing of the 1949 U.P.U. set in proofs, trial colors and imperforates, mostly post-war, but some earlier including Lebanon proofs, also better sets and singles of French Antarctic and Polynesia, St. Pierre "France Libre" overprints, stamps are nearly all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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