Sale 1270 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Iran thru St. Helena

Lot
Symbol
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Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2890
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Iran Inverted Center Collection. Four from the 1911 Shah Qajar series, several from the 1915 Coronation, including the Scott-listed 3c and 6c values in pairs, and fourteen in sheetlets of five, including the 3c, 6c, and kran values, also 1993 60r Rose, including two on cover and the 250r Surcharge in a single and block of four, Fine-Very Fine, while many of these are reprints, they are highly collectable and sought-after

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2891
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Ireland Unused Collection. To about the 1980s in six binders and loose, contains a complete run of the basic stamps, including all of the Seahorse sets, but there is also good value in varieties, with some SG-listed overprint varieties, booklet panes, blocks, numerous gutter pairs (including gutter blocks), coil leaders, etc., many listed in the Hibernian catalog at a few hundred euros each, largely Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769120963

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2892
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Ireland Unused Collection. In mounts in a Scott album, stamps go to about 2004, pages to 2011, high degree of completion, lacking most of the Seahorse sets (though does include the first and fourth sets, and the 10sh from the third set), otherwise most spaces are filled, early stamps generally lightly hinged, after 1930 mainly Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769140785

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E. 500-750
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2893
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Ireland Covers. Many hundreds, pre-stamp to modern, some with G.B. stamps, including a Penny Black and a Mulready, much commercial mail from the 1920s-1960, including several registered airmail with high frankings, first day covers, including some of the early commemoratives that catalogue up to €300 in the Hibernian catalogue, later FDCs with gutter pairs or blocks, flight covers, postal stationery (unused and used, including several uprated), postage due, and more, majority Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769121980

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2894
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Japan Unused 20th Century Accumulation. Mostly 1930s-1960s, in three stockbooks and on retail/auction cards, includes definitives, commemoratives and air post, value in souvenir sheets, highlighted by three copies of the 1934 Air Post souvenir sheet (No. C8), other better with small duplication, many Mint N.H., a few small faults, mainly Fine-Very Fine and quite saleable

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769065455

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2895
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Japan National Letter Writing Week Collection. In Mint N.H. sheetlets of ten or twenty and single first day cover, starts off with 1949 Postal Week souvenir sheet Mint N.H. (minor gum crease) and single on first day cover, then complete for all of the formal Letter Writing Week stamps from 1958-2021 in both sheetlets and first day covers (set are all one one f.d.c.), Mint N.H., Very Fine collection

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769143364

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E. 500-750
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2896
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Japan Stamp Week Collection. Begins with the 1947 National Hobby Week souvenir sheet of five, and the 1948 Beauty souvenir sheet of five (Mint N.H. with small gum crease), souvenir sheet of one, and single on first day cover, then complete from 1955 to 2021 in sheetlets of ten and single on first day cover, some of the issues of the 1980s and 1990s are present in all the different forms issued (sets of sheetlets of ten, sheetlets of twenty with gutter, and souvenir sheets), Very Fine collection

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769133418

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2897
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Jordan Small Unused Group of Better Items. Most on Stanley Gibbons sales cards, includes No. 1a (SG 1a), 1Ba (SG 9a), 57 (SG 44a), 73a (SG 68a), 130-144 (SG 143-157), J17a (SG D164a), plus "Specimen" overprints of SG 143s-157s and D159s-D164s, mostly Very Fine, SG £1,700

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E. 500-750
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2898
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Kuwait 1923-24 Inverted & Double Overprint Group. Seventeen items, with each of the known values with Inverted Overprints incl. -1/2a (two singles and block of four), 1a, 1-1/2a (2), 2a (2), 3a Brown Orange (four singles and pair, one Mint N.H. with Ceremuga certificate), and 3a Ultramarine (2), plus two -1/2a with Double Overprint (one with Ceremuga certificate), few with typical toned gum, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a scarce group

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E. 400-500
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2899
 
Kuwait Balance. On stock cards, pages to around 1970s, and stockbook to 2000s, mostly unused including Nos. 1-15, better King George VI including two 1939 15r blocks of four (watermark inverted), one as corner selvage block and other as interpanneau gutter block, 1948-49 5r on 5sh multiples with "T" Guide varieties, two sets of the 1955 QEII Ty. II overprints, plus other positional multiples of later issues including Independence period, few better booklets and used set of 1933-34 Air Post, mostly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769052664

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2900
 
Latin America Accumulation. Many hundreds of unused and used, mostly on stockpages or stockcards, Mexico and Brazil appear to be the strongest, but also Venezuela, Chile, Paraguay and others, mixed condition

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769125450

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2901
 
Liberia Accumulation. Hundreds of stamps, several early stamps (with genuine and forgeries noted), many varieties including at least four Scott-listed inverted centers (Nos. 35a, 102a, 119a, 121b), and more, much is Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769156679

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E. 500-750
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2902
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Libya 1979-86 Artist’s Drawings. Couple dozen items, from rough sketches to printer’s proofs, some proofs of presentation booklet covers, topics include flowers and sports, Fine and interesting group

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E. 300-400
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2903
 
Manchukuo Assortment. A few hundred unused or used, with at least four complete unused sets of the first issue (No. 1-18), Nos. 30 (used) and 108 (unused), and more, mainly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769157204

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2904
 
Mexico Collection. 1856-1950, in an album, early issues unused and used, a few blocks, some duplication including different districts, some high values such as unused 1892 10p Carmine, Civil War issues include Sonora Green Seals in sheets of ten, later issues well-filled with mostly unused sets (no University set), early issues in slightly mixed quality, mainly Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769141793

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2905
 
Mexico Assortment. Early issues, including different district overprints and some multiples, large multiples of the 1914 Sonora issue, 20th Century unused sets, revenues, and over 150 booklets of the 1929 1c Violet Postal Tax stamp (Scott over $5,700.00 as booklet panes), early issues in mixed quality, later Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769063560

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2906
 
Mexico Collection. To 1980 in two Palo albums, early used stamps cataloguing up to a couple hundred dollars each (including Nos. 11 and 12 with Mespi certificates mentioning faults), 20th Century fairly well-filled with unused and used, both University sets unused lacking only the top value, Air Post, Officials, and other Back-of-Book, modern issues mostly Mint N.H. (though of few definitives are used), early issues in somewhat mixed quality, later generally Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2907
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Middle East Collection Balance. Diverse group, predominately unused, including Iraq No. O55-O71, Mesopotamia 1919 Mosul Issue in blocks of 25, Saudi Arabia with No. LJ20 block of fifteen, LJ24a (inverted overprint) block of 20, and RA2, plus modern collections in stockbooks of Jordan and United Arab Emirates with better sets and souvenir sheets, few quite scarce, mostly Very Fine

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E. 500-750
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2908
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Middle East Covers. About 400, vast majority from Lebanon or Syria, lots of commercial mail from the 1920s-1960s, including high-franking airmail, WWII censored, etc., over 40 from Pakistan, many of which are to Afghanistan in the late 1940s and early 1950s, largely Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769150548

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2909
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Monaco Accumulation. Mostly unused in a stockbook and small binder, some early issues including semi-postals, a few imperforates and deluxe proofs, much of the value in post-war issues, particularly Air Post, which include the 1955-57 Birds in all perforations, plus some additional copies of some, also souvenir sheets, sheetlets, and booklet panes, useful duplication, vast majority Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769161399

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2910
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Monaco Unused Collection. 1885-1945, on Lighthouse hingeless pages, appears to be complete for the period less the 1920 5fr + 5fr Semi-Postal and the 1909 10c Brown Postage Due, most with original gum, Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2911
 
Mongolia Collection, 1945-1959. On exhibition pages, contains better sets and values from the period, many present both unused and used, for example the key 1953 Cholbalsan set is lacking only one stamp unused and two stamps used for completion, plus there are errors, varieties, 1956 30m Hunter & Eagle pre-production photographic composite essays and three tete-beche varieties including and imperforate block, a few pieces of used postal stationery, some small faults, majority Fine-Very Fine, overall a useful representation of this underrated period

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2912
 
Mongolia Cancel Study. Over 80 items, various Mongolian 1924-29 stamps with a variety of cancels, includes some unoverprinted revenue stamps, some small towns, larger towns with a range of colors and styles, a few highlights includes 50c Revenue stamp with virtually complete Altanbulak boxed datestamp, 1926 1c Blue with Black Overprint (16a) block of four with Kobdo datestamp, and 1926 50c with Black Overprint (21a, Scott $325.00) with scarce Kobdo datestamp, stamps in mixed condition, but the cancellations are generally clear and readable

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2913
 
Mongolia Revenues. Over 30 items, including a range of postal and revenue stamp with fiscal cancels, 1926 set of seven with perforated initials, and four (including a block) with "Ulsin Temdeg" chops, this latter group is very scarce, mixed condition

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E. 500-750
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2914
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Norway Covers. 25 19th Century or very early 20th Century covers or cards, early issues mostly domestic including No. 1 and single franking of 2sk Oscar, later mostly to United States, one 1883 from Lunde to New York (note says one of three known), some uncommon frankings, mixed condition

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E. 400-500
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2915
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Oman Collection. In two hingeless Lindner albums, predominately MInt N.H., some British period, appears mostly complete from Independence period to about 2009, only missing key items such as 1978 Surcharges but does include No. 101a error and 133A, varied selection of better sets and souvenir sheets, mostly Very Fine

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769146902

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2916
 
Palestine, Jordan & Occupation Accumulation. All identified on stockcards with both unused and used, Palestine with some better singles and sets including Offices such as Austria used in Palestine, plus some French and even German, specialized offering of Jordan Occupation of Palestine with numerous varieties such as Double, Inverted, and severely shifted overprints, few even in multiples, many of which are listed in Stanley Gibbons, majority appears Mint N.H., mostly Fine-Very Fine, worthy of close inspection

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2917
 
Papua New Guinea Accumulation. Several hundred mostly Lakatois, representation from all issues, unused and used, useful duplication, particularly on the 1910 Series, several varieties, multiples including a complete sheet of 30 of SG 81, possible cancellation interest, largely Fine-Very Fine, a highly saleable group from this popular colony

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769154728

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2918
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Papua New Guinea Unused Collection. Neatly hinged on Scott pages, complete for all major Scott numbers (Postage issues through 1932, Air Post and Officials complete), plus a few varieties, Fine-Very Fine

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E. 750-1,000
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2919
 
Peru Collection. Mainly covers the period from 1868 to 1960, with the several 1868 1d Green including multiples and cancels, 1872 1p Orange includes a bisect on cover (A.P.S. certificate), later 19th Century includes proofs and cancels, 20th Century with unused sets, some varieties, a few covers, etc., somewhat mixed condition, but overall a worthwhile collection

Video of lot https://vimeo.com/769133042

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2920
 
Portuguese Colonies Accumulation. A few thousand stamps mostly arranged on stockpages, all colonies appear to be represented, majority used, duplication to be expected, mixed condition

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E. 750-1,000
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2921
 
St. Helena 1922-37 Badge Issue Specialized Collection Balance. About 90 predominately unused items, few useful used included, vast majority of value centered around the SG listed varieties of the Broken Mainmast (Position R 2/1), Torn Flag (Position R 4/6), and Cleft Rock (Position R 5/1) with values from under £100 to £550 each, many are also contained in desirable se-tenant pairs and blocks (including plate no. multiples), useful straight forward examples including values to £1 and higher denominations with clear circular datestamps, some useful duplication, few small faults to be expected, mostly Fine-Very Fine, a lot rarely offered in this size and scope, the SG value should approach £12,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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