Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 December, 2022

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Category — Cape of Good Hope thru France & Area

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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2810
 
Cape of Good Hope Triangle Collection Accumulation. 52 items including singles, square pairs, strip of three, even a triangle block of four, mostly used but we notice a few unused as well, while we notice a few Gem examples with large margins and high cataloging stamps, others are heavily cancelled with tight or touching margins so mixed condition should be expected, the total catalogue value should prove to be quite substantial, generally Fine or better

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2811
 
Ceylon Collection Balance. Neatly mounted on pages to King George V, early period used with useful offering of early Victoria period with both imperforate and perforated issues, plus watermark varieties, many cataloguing several hundred each, later Victoria period with the various surcharged issues and becoming progressively unused as well as some "Specimen" overprinted issues, seven certificates accompany, small flaws to be expected but mostly Fine or better

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2812
 
China Accumulation. Box filled with miscellaneous early to modern, better items found in amongst the more common, includes some with write-ups, mixed condition

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E. 1,000-1,500
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2813
 
China Assortment. Early stamps include a few Large Dragons and the 1897 Surcharges, 20th Century includes Airmail stamps and some P.R.C., various covers, including Russian Offices in China P.O.W. cover, early issues in mixed condition, later mainly Fine-Very Fine

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E. 500-750
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2814
 
China Accumulation. Mostly 20th Century used lot, including a Scott Specialty album, a few 19th Century (note a 2c Red Revenue), some covers, foreign post offices, Hong Kong, and more, mixed condition

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769066378

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E. 500-750
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2815
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China - Taiwan Accumulation. Unused sets and souvenir sheets in two stockbooks, some early issues including a few provincial sets, later sets in useful quantities, such as three sets of No. 1355-58, most Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769142907

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2816
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China - People's Republic Extensive Collection, 1980-2020. Housed in 65 Lighthouse binders, the collector liked to collect everything in "fours", single stamps and sets are in blocks of four (often imprint blocks), including the 1980 8f Monkey stamp (A.P.S. certificate), and there are four of all souvenir sheets in the period, many issues that were collected in full sheets (four of each sheet), starting in the early 2000s they were exclusively collected in full sheets, not only in the normal sheets of twenty, but also in the special sheetlets of ten, booklets were also collected, so there are four of the Gu Dong and all other booklets of the period, as noted souvenir sheets were also collected, including special items like the 1980 Exhibitions souvenir sheets (Scott 1627 footnote, four sets of sheets), although much of the value is in the earlier period, the more modern issues can add up when collected in sets of four sheets, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 10,000-15,000
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2817
 
China - People's Republic Collection. To 1982 in a Schaubek album, most lightly hinged, much is used (c.t.o.), with all of the Cultural Revolution stamps including the three strips of five, some early imperforate unused, nearly all of the souvenir sheets present (unused or c.t.o.), and a few booklets, some souvenir sheets with minor imperfections, otherwise mainly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769141320

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2818
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China - People's Republic Accumulation. In nine stockbooks and loose, some early issues, but much is from 1980 right up to fairly recent, including a large number of items from the 2000s, souvenir sheets from the 1980s in various quantities, good value in booklets, such as one Gu Dong and three Rooster, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video 1/2 of lot https://vimeo.com/769068443

Video 2/2 of lot https://vimeo.com/769078705

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2819
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China - People's Republic, Used in Tibet. 1958-76, eight covers franked with various P.R.C. stamps, all with Tibet postmarks, used internally or to Nepal, mixed condition

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E. 300-400
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2820
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Cuba Covers. Over 450 covers or cards, five stampless from Havana to New York with “Steamship 10” circular datestamp on arrival, a few other 19th Century, much is 1920s-1960s commercial mail, with overseas airmail, WWII censored, some picture postcards or postal stationery, etc., also a small group of modern Trinidad & Tobago, majority Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769158190

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2821
 
Cyprus Collection Balance. On Lindner hingeless pages to early 1930s, both unused and used, sometimes concurrently, strong selection of the early British Administration overprints on Great Britain stamps, with better plate numbers cataloguing several hundred each, Queen Victoria thru King George V with mostly complete sets missing only key rarities, includes better varieties such as SG 18a used, few 30pa Damaged "US", SG 29a-29c used, even King George VI 1pi perf variety (146a; SG 154a), few minor flaws but overall mostly Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2822
 
Egypt Small Balance. Group of items on stock cards, better sets and singles incl. 1879-1906 Pyramid Issue, 1926 5m-15m Port Fouad used (toned), plus some specialized items such as 1929 Farouk Birthday in Black or Brown center, Nile Post No. D112j, Occupation of Palestine sets and even Double Bars on the 1953 Issue, items from the Palace Collection (with backstamp), some Back-of-Book with Air Post, British Forces, and unexploded booklets, even some French Offices in Alexandria and Port Said, mostly Very Fine, worthy of close inspection

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2823
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Egypt Mint Pane Group. Twenty five panes in sheet folder from mostly the 1950s, includes 1951 10m Farouk Marriage (No. 291), plus Nos. 414, 416, 438, and 2005 El-Baradei, Imperforate with severe color shift (No. 1950), plus Palestine Occupation Nos. N62 (13), N63 (4), N67, and N75 (2), mostly Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2824
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Egypt Stationery Group with "Specimen" Overprints. Ten items of Egypt and one from Sudan from 1900s-1940s including Pyramid design, King Fuad, and Young King Farouk, includes letter sheets, postal cards, and entires, each with various overprints such as "Ultramar", "Specimen", "Colonias", and "Amostra", few minor toned spots, mostly Fine or better

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2825
 
Europe Accumulation. In folders arranged by country, includes Eastern and Western Europe, plus colonies, offices abroad, occupations, etc., early to 1960s, stronger areas are Germany (including a nice selection of colonies and offices abroad), Switzerland, Italy, Russia, and more, mixed condition, should prove to be a useful lot

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2826
 
France Accumulation. Fifteen albums or binders, containing a variety of French material, including some colonies, from the First Issue to 1960s, with high cataloguing classics and useful 20th Century sets and singles, also Back-of-Book and some varieties, mixed condition

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2827
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France Assortment. On stockpages, a few high-cataloguing early used stamps in mixed quality, but most of the value in unused 20th Century sets and singles, with a high proportion Mint N.H., commemorative sets from the earliest to 1990s, solid run of semi-postals, majority in Very Fine condition, a highly saleable lot

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769101692

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2828
 
France Collection. In a Scott album, pages go to 1980, but stamps only to about 1960, value in used 19th Century, including First Issue 15c and 1fr (two), also some covers from the Napoleon issue, including six sent to Vera Cruz during the French-Mexican War, some better 20th Century unused, including 1900 2fr, some blocks, no Back-of-Book, mixed condition though 20th Century largely Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769140241

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2829
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France 19th Century Covers. Many hundreds, in two binders and loose, one album had the more interesting material, with some overseas usages, unusual cancels or markings, high frankings, etc., others are mostly 10c or 20c domestic usages, mixed condition

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769053898

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2830
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France 20th Century Imperforate Collection. 1900-1996, in five Lindner hingeless albums, mostly singles (including a large number of sheet margin copies), some pairs or other multiples, earliest is the 1900 10c Red, a few from the Sower issue, several commemorative sets and singles from the 1920s and 1930, some cataloguing hundreds of dollars each in Yvert, 1945-47 Gandon 20f-100f high values, 1948 Dulac set of fifteen essays, 1949 10fr Citex, starting in the 1950s it has a higher degree of completion, including Europa, the large painting stamps, 1964 Philatelic souvenir sheet, etc.,from 1960 onward little is missing, a few early issues are hinged, but overwhelmingly Mint N.H. and Very Fine, our estimate is a small fraction of the total Yvert catalogue value

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769165377

Bid on this lot

E. 5,000-7,500
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2831
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France Modern Accumulation. A few hundred booklets, mostly from the 1980s and 1990s (though earliest is 1964), with duplication, some Monaco and Andorra, also two large stockbooks (one France and one Monaco) crammed with stamps and souvenir sheets, and a few dozens Deluxe Proofs, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769122943

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2832
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France Booklets. Several dozen, a group on black cards from Yvert No. 35-C1 to 1263-C3, and a few modern imperforate varieties, this group catalogues about €9,000, plus there are dozens more uncounted modern booklets, a couple early ones with small faults, but overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769160552

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2833
 
France Used Abroad. About 280 items (singles or multiples), 19th Century French stamps with cancels from various offices abroad, much is Middle East (Egypt, Beirut, Constantinople, etc.), but also Shanghai, Yokohama, Aegean Islands, and more, some 80c values, including one privately perfed, cancels are generally clear and several are complete (tied to piece or in multiples), typical mixed condition

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2834
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France Offices in Egypt - Alexandria Specialized Collection. On quadrille pages, includes some forerunners, the collector was particularly fond of the overprints and surcharges, with the numerous errors and varieties that can be found, many large blocks which contain one or more varieties, with strong focus on the 1921-23 Surcharges, includes several rarities, for example just on one page is the 30m on 15m both unused and used, both types of the 60m on 2fr in se-tenant pair, 60n on 2fr two-line overprint used, a block of 25 of the 3m on 3c Port Said, one of which is the large “3” variety (that combination not listed in Yvert), and a block of 20 of the 15m on 2c Port Said (that page catalogues about €20,000 in Yvert), numerous other scarce items to be found, condition above average, a genuine old-time collection offered intact, see PDF website scans of the entire collection to see just how impressive it is

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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2835
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France Offices in Egypt - Port Said Specialized Collection. On quadrille pages, the collector really focused on the 1921-25 Surcharges, with myriad errors and varieties, many contained in multiples of various sizes, with 15m on 40c and 150m on 5fr with “1” for “l” errors (in block and pair respectively), strip of three of 5c on 3c Alexandria, strip of five of 5m on 1c, two of which are inverted, and one of the inverted has the wrong “e”, 5m on 1c Levant block of four and a single of the rare inverted surcharge, block of fifteen of 2m on 2c Levant, several 15m on 20c inverted surcharges, including a strip of five with additional double surcharge, and several other large multiples with errors, sometimes in combination with other varieties, condition above the norm, a desirable old-time collection with many scarce and rare items, offered intact, see PDF website scans of the entire collection

Bid on this lot

E. 5,000-7,500
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2836
 
French Colonies Accumulation. On stockpages, sales cards, album pages, etc., wide range of colonies, from early to modern, some duplication in areas, lots of medium priced item noticed, a bit messy, but with a little work could be highly saleable

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769129267

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2837
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French Polynesia Accumulation. In a stockbook, 1958-2021, with useful duplication throughout, some better early sets or singles, such as six copies of No. C21, and other Air Post (C100-104, C107-111, etc.) souvenir sheets including two No. C134a, a few imperforate, modern booklets, nearly all Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769139527

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2838
 
French Polynesia Group. In a Lighthouse hingeless album, stockbook, and album pages, some early stamps and a few covers, but much is after 1950, including better Air Post issues, souvenir sheets and sheetlets of ten, much is Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769064490

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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2839
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French Southern & Antarctic Territories Accumulation. Stockbook with stamps from the first issue up until fairly recent, much is 1980 and later, however in the earlier period there are some better Air Post stamps including No. C6, C19-23, and C26-27, also a few imperforates and deluxe proofs, useful duplication, also two binders of modern coins dates and souvenir sheets, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769162102

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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