Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Germany & Area thru India

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2840
 
German States Collection. In two Lindner hingeless albums, while there is representation from all States, a large portion of the value can be found in Bavaria, which includes unused and used copies of the 1849 1kr Black, some later varieties, a few Revenues or other non-listed items, mixed condition

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Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2841
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Germany Mostly Unused Collection. 1872-1944, in three Lindner hingeless albums with slipcases, Shield Issues unused and used, several with certificates, other 19th Century a mix of unused and used, 20th Century is nearly all unused, including a high proportion of Mint N.H. stamps, with many of the better Third Reich sets signed Schlegel BPP, numerous varieties throughout, but especially from the 1920s, many booklet panes, vast majority Fine-Very Fine, should prove to have a very high resale potential

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Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2842
 
Germany and Area Collection. In three Scott albums and one other binder, States and early Germany mostly used, balance mainly unused, Germany proper goes to about 1948, also Colonies, Plebiscites, Occupation (WWI and WWII), and DDR, the other binder has covers, blocks, Propaganda forgeries, and other interesting material, some Mint N.H. (particularly from the later period), majority Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2843
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Germany Unused Collection. 1872-1945, in a Scott album, some 19th Century including 18kr Small Shield (No. 11) with clear Sommer certificate as Mint N.H., but has small bend, 20th Century is well-filled, generally lacking only the rarities, and includes Air Post (with all of the Zeppelin sets), souvenir sheets including the 1933 Nothilfe (a few minor paper bends, otherwise fresh and Mint N.H.), and a little Back-of-Book, most are neatly hinged on pages, but some of the better items in mounts, a couple Shield issues no gum, otherwise original gum with some Mint N.H., overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2844
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Germany 20th Century Unused Collection. 1902-1940, contains most of the stamps from the period including all of the souvenir sheets, includes semi-postals and air posts, most are lightly hinged, however we did notice some Mint N.H., majority Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2845
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Germany Semi-Official Air Post Collection. 1912-1930, includes the 1912 Rhein-Main stamps in all their various forms, good value in the 1912-13 privately issued stamps, also the 2pf New Guinea Zeppelin stamp, slightly mixed condition and a few forgeries are included, Fine-Very Fine appearance

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2846
 
Germany Booklets and Booklet Panes (Zusammendrucke). In a Lighthouse hingeless album, 1933-1941, with se-tenant multiples, booklet panes and complete booklets, much of the value in booklets, with Michel catalogue values to €1,000 (MH42.2, light back cover crease), better se-tenant multiples of the 1934-37 Semi-postals, mostly unused, but there is some used (often duplicating the unused), slightly mixed quality, much Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine, Michel value should be quite high (probably €9,000 - maybe more)

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2847
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Germany Covers. Several hundred covers or cards, much is Third Reich and WWII, including Feldpost and Occupation issues, various commercial and philatelic, dozens of mint WWII propaganda cards (these retail quite high), a group from Breslau (stampless to WWII), nice variety with very little duplication, Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2848
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Germany Covers. About 170, 1870s-1960s, but mostly 20th Century, including several WWII and Allied Occupation issues, particularly French Zone, including four used on 2c McKinley message or reply card halves with additional frankings, many Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2849
 
Germany and Austria Revenues. A few hundred mostly different in glassines, several sets, includes general issues and issues for the various German States, mixed condition

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Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
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2850
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Germany - World War II Occupation Collection. In three Lindner hingeless albums, containing stamps from the various countries Germany occupied during WWII, particularly strong in Eastern Europe, with Russia, Ukraine, Sudetenland, Baltic States, Yugoslav Republics, etc., as well as Italian Occupation of Albania, Montenegro, and others, many sets and singles cataloguing in the hundreds of euros each in Michel, many of the better items signed by BPP experts, a large portion Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine collection containing many elusive and desirable items

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Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2851
 
Germany Feldpost Collection. A few dozen mostly unused items, includes some Kurland, three Tunis, Inselpost overprints, a few blocks, and some vignettes, many of the better items signed by BPP experts, most Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2852
 
Germany Private Issue Collection. Several dozen items from the various legions and organizations during WWII, with Belgium, France, India, etc., value in miniature sheets or souvenir sheets, including the two of the France Bear sheet (one on philatelic cover), most Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2853
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Germany Propaganda Forgeries. Over 25 items, both German and Allied produced items, includes the British-made Bavaria set during WWI (Michel 1-3; Helbig certificate), others are WWII, includes some fantasy items privately produced, Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2854
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Germany World War II Locals. Several hundred in three Lighthouse hingeless albums and one small binder, from the various towns and states after the allies took over, includes both the private, and the Soviet and Allied issues, some are fairly crude, simply obliterating Hitler's head in some form, others (such as Saxony and Mecklenburg) had an array of stamps made, includes varieties (we note Mecklenburg-Vorpommern No. 22b Mint N.H. with Kramp BPP certificate), blocks, and a few covers, many of the Hitler obliterations and other scarce items signed (Schmutz, Sturm, Richter, etc.), much Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine, our estimate is conservative and takes into account the difficulty of getting some of these expertised

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Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2855
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Germany Allied Occupation Issues. Includes the French Zone issues (Baden, Wurttemberg, etc.), with all of the sets and souvenir sheets, also the general issues from 1948-49, including the Band and Posthorn overprints (including the unissued values), also a binder of AMG issues, most Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2856
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Germany - Berlin Collection. 1948-1990, in three Lindner hingeless albums with slipcases, complete, including both the Red and Black Overprints (each signed Schlegel BPP), two copies of the Bear souvenir sheet (one signed Schlegel BPP, other with minor gum imperfections), some booklet panes and a few varieties, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2857
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Germany - Federal Republic Collection. 1948-2005 (though stamps only go to about 2000), in six Lindner hingeless albums with slipcases, appears complete, including the 1951-52 Posthorn and all of the other key sets, a few varieties, some booklet panes, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2858
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Germany - DDR Collection. 1949-1990 in seven Lindner hingeless albums with slipcases, appears to be complete including souvenir sheets, plus there are some varieties (including on souvenir sheets), a few blocks and covers, official stamps including some of the ticket-form and confidential matter that are listed in Michel, appears to be all Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2859
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Germany - Plebiscite and World War I Occupation Collection. In a Lindner hingeless album, strongest area is Memel, which includes a solid run of the Lithuanian Occupation stamps, also Allenstein, Upper Silesia, World War I occupations of Belgium, Poland and other European countries, varieties will be found throughout, many of the better items signed by noted experts, several Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2860
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Germany - Danzig Collection. In a Lindner hingeless album, lacking the three Innendienst stamps, otherwise appears complete for major numbers, plus there are many varieties, particularly on the overprinted/surcharged stamps, includes Postage Dues, Officials, and some Port Gdansk stamps, a good portion is Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2861
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Germany - Saar Collection. In a Lindner hingeless album, includes both pre-war and post-war issues, the 1920 Second Issue has values only to the 1-mark, otherwise appears complete for major numbers, but there are numerous varieties throughout, particularly strong on the 1920-22 Issues, both souvenir sheets included, a large portion is Mint N.H., especially the semi-postal sets, many of the better values and varieties are signed by noted experts, Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2862
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German Colonies Unused Collection. In a Lindner hingeless album, high degree of completion except for the rarities, but does include many Michel-listed shade and other varieties, we note several Mint N.H. stamps, including some of the high value Kaiser Yachts, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a particularly desirable collection

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2863
 
German Colonies Cancel Group. About 100 items, mostly single stamps, but includes a few multiples and eleven covers or cards, most colonies and offices represented, German South West Africa has the most, but useful selection from China and others, better stamps included, with values to 5-mark, mainly Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2864
 
Gibraltar Collection Balance. Neatly mounted on pages to early QEII, both unused and used, often concurrently, begins with Great Britain used in Gibraltar with group of singles and one cover, fairly well-filled with numerous varieties and plate flaws such as 1889 Surcharge varieties, 1889 20c Flat Top to "C", used 2p Silver Jubilee with Extra Flagstaff and Flagstaff on Right Hand Turret, "Specimen" overprints, inverted watermarks, and more, King Edward VII and George V including shilling and pound values, King George VI issues with various perfs, five certificates accompany, condition generally Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2865
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Great Britain Stampless Covers. 1818-61, 40 folded letters, several with Stagecoach “Add -1/2” markings, mainly 1830s or earlier, a large number of these are from Scotland, a few sent to Bordeaux, largely Fine or better

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E. 500-750
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2866
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Great Britain - Bristol Postal History. 26 covers and one front from the city of Bristol, 1765-1867, mostly stampless, with a variety of postmarks, including straightline and circular date stamps, mainly domestic uses, but includes 1867 10p to Allahabad, some auxiliary markings or uncommon uses, Fine group

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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2867
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Great Britain Covers. Over 80, 1860s-1970s, some better with write-ups (see website PDF for these), others include registered, WWII uses, perfins, and more, mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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2868
 
Great Britain Used Collection Balance. Neatly mounted on loose Windsor album pages to King George V period, with early Line Engraved including two Penny Blacks, various Penny Reds with a few better cancels noted and even a Plate 225, Surface Printed with numerous plates and shades with better items cataloguing many hundreds a piece such as better Shilling values, King Edward and George V issues deserving close inspection as we notice better shades and varieties, strong selection of Seahorse issues and even used P.U.C. and SG No. 437Wi (inverted watermark, £1,000), nineteen certificates accompany, condition generally above average for early Great Britain as care was taken for sound examples with nice cancellations, Fine or better

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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2869
 
Great Britain Assortment. A few hundred stamps, early issues mainly used, with several Penny Blacks, including two on cover and one Plate 11 (R.P.S. certificate), Surface Printed including some unused, high value Shilling and Pound values, King Edward VII unused to £1, many Seahorses including £1 Green, two £1 P.U.C., and more, somewhat mixed quality, very high catalogue value

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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2870
 
Great Britain Balance. Much of the value on four old album pages, mainly Line Engraved, with five Penny Blacks including a pair, later high values, such as a £5 Orange (small internal repair but choice appearance), plus another collection balance, some modern, and various odds and ends, mixed condition, though all of the Line Engraved are with four margins, majority with Very Fine appearance

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2871
 
Great Britain 1840 Penny Black Lot. 41 unplated used examples, mixed margins, most touching or cutting in at least one side, nearly all with deep color and strong impression, condition varies, these were purchased in 1954 for the (even then) low price of $1.00 each, Scott at least $15,375.00, SG at least £15,375

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2872
 
Great Britain Balance. On stockpages and album pages, some early stamps including 1840 2p Blue, 1sh Embossed pair on cover to U.S., unused Queen Victoria and King Edward VII high values, £1 Seahorse, £1 P.U.C., and a run of later issues including some blocks, early issues in mixed quality, much of the 20th Century is Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2873
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Great Britain - British Forces King George VI Registration Envelopes. 1941-56, 77 used 3p Green (39 wartime, 25 post-war), six 4p Green, and seven 6p Mauve, last group additionally franked with QEII stamps, excellent variety of field post office numbers from North Africa, Germany, Italy, etc., with minimal duplication, several uprated with additional stamps for airmail transmission, Fine old-time holding

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2874
 
Great Britain Used Abroad Collection. About 170 used stamps and a few covers, with overseas cancellations, mostly of Surface Printed issues, but a few Line Engraved, denomination to 5sh, many from South or Central America, also Malta, Gibraltar, St. Thomas, Alexandria, Constantinople, and more, some duplication, typical mixed quality

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2875
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Great Britain Offices in Morocco Collection. Neatly laid out in two stockbooks, comprehensive collection of unused stamps that appears to be complete for all the various currencies during all time periods, some duplicated used sets, and several varieties, including inverted “V” for “A” and a Mint N.H. block of nine of SG 18w, some blocks, and a collection of the various WWII Middle East Forces, overwhelmingly Fine-Very Fine

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Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2876
 
Greece Hermes Head Accumulation. Several hundred mostly used stamps and nine covers, many identified as to printing and shade, most are the Large Hermes Head, but does include a stockbook of the 1886-95 Small Hermes Heads, a few multiples, varieties including privately perfed stamps, mixed condition, though there are many four-margined Very Fine stamps included, careful viewing recommended

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Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2877
 
Guatemala 1881 Quetzal Issue Collection. Neatly mounted on homemade pages, unused represented by each of the five values in positional multiples including top and/or bottom imprint and/or plate no. multiples or strips of 10-30, some duplicates and smaller multiples such as pairs, strips or blocks, plus ten covers consisting of four 5c covers (one with two singles) and six 10c covers with destinations such as the U.S., England, France, Italy, and locally, plus 10c on 1r Surcharge with "centavo" error, pair and single of "ecntavos" error, and wide space "v o" variety (No. 19a, 19b, 19 var), few small flaws but mostly Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2878
 
Guatemala Revenue Collection. Over 100, 1868-1894, good range from the period with only minor duplication, typical mixed quality, an elusive group

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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2879
 
Hong Kong Accumulation. Hundreds of mostly used stamps, while a large portion is lower and middle values, there are some better early stamps, including varieties (such as S.G. Nos. 15w and 16a), other overprint varieties, better cancels, etc., mixed condition

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2880
 
India 1854 Lithograph Valuable Accumulation. Mostly identified and on stock or album pages, includes sixteen -1/2a items with three pairs and one cover, eight 1a items with two pairs and one cover, 20 4a items of which eight are cut square plus cover front with three cut square singles from different printings, even a 2a used in Pondicherry, careful viewing suggested since we notice a few better India used Abroad cancels as well, mixed condition, Fine or better

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2881
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India Pre-Independence Reprints and Proofs Group. Nine items, mostly of the 1854 Lithograph Issue with Hausberg Reprints of -1/2a and 1a sheet and compound sheet of -1/2a, 2a, and 4a (both toned), plus two -1/2a singles, 1a, and 4a (Spence 25), plus East India 4a Carmine essay and 6a Victoria Die Proof, mostly Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2882
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India Post-Independence Proofs and Color Trial Group. Over 20 items from different issues from 1940s-70s, with color trials of sets like 1970 Beethoven, 1973 Interpol, and 1979 Einstein, some progressive proofs, and even 1967 Official color trials of the 25p on printer’s card, mostly Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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2883
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India Used in Afghanistan Postal History. Fifteen covers, includes three 1880-81 Anglo-Afghan War covers, each with India Queen Victoria used from Kabul, Much, and Quetta, a 1917 Waziristan Field Force cover from Miranshah Camp, five India and Afghanistan combination covers, and six local Afghan covers, some mixed condition to be expected, Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2884
 
India Feudatory States, Bundi Accumulation Balance. Most of the value is in the collectible 1914-41 Raja and Sacred Cows Issues including eleven panes of four, with some better SG numbers and se-tenant Type panes, even a single of SG No. 36, plus four covers including a SG 39b pane of cover (no selvage) and No. 51a, few small flaws, mostly Fine-Very Fine, the SG value of the panes as singles should be around £2,800 alone

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2885
 
India Feudatory States, Cochin Used Collection. Neatly mounted and identified by Stanley Gibbons numbers on stock cards with accompanying spreadsheet, includes better items such as errors and perf varieties with values exceeding £200 each, overall condition appears to be better than what is typically encountered though a few small flaws should be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile collection to help fill in these tough spaces, the catalogue alone should approach £4,000

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2886
 
India Feudatory States, Cochin & Travancore Group. Some better singles including Cochin SG 28aw (£450), 126 Footnote, Travancore 62a (£550), Travancore-Cochin O2a, and O3c, plus more such as fourteen covers, mainly stationery such as postal cards and entires, some slightly mixed condition but much is Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2887
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India Feudatory States, Hyderabad Postal History. Group of 34 covers, wide range of uses such as combination uses with India, Official mail, stationery including a few unused, some slightly mixed condition but much is Fine or better

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2888
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India Feudatory States, Jammu & Kashmir Mostly Postal History Group. With seventeen covers, many of which are India combination covers or on Indian entires, most identified by SG numbers, plus "His Highness Government - Jammu-Kashmir" imprint Air Post cover, a few Telegraph stamps, mixed condition as often seen from this interesting state, Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2889
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Iran Covers and Stamps. Well over 400 covers, some late 19th Century and early 20th Century, including a group from India to Iran, four of which have Iranian WWI censor tape, much is 1930s-1960s commercial mail, with some high-franking airmail covers to England from the early 1930s and later, others to Europe or United States (including Puerto Rico), a few inbound and a little postal stationery, also a collection of stamps on album pages with a few useful items, mainly Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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