Lot# 3461 - Sale #3004


    LIFETIME "CINDERELLAS" COLLECTION. Several thousands of stamps, beginning with "A - C", Aden through to Czechoslovakia,  Aden has KGVI se-tenants, Austria with turn of century Empress Elisabeth, Australia an extensive range of tuberculosis association including impressive progressive color proofs from the 1940s onwards imperforate, a good range of Belgium, Bermuda red cross, Burma "rest haven" presumably from the 1930s or 1940s, good Canal Zone, Ceylon seldom seen back of the book, here with themes ranging from lilies to elephants. China including interesting Syracuse Unit in West China, as well as several other dozen different examples here, occasionally blocks of 4, early Taiwan, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba inc unusual booklet panes of 10 from the 1940s rouletted, with and without overprints, hospital pictorial promotions, further imperforates, post office promotions in presentation sheets made in very limited numbers from the 1950s, ending with scarce Czech BOB 1920s/early 1930s etc. The other volumes "D-I" particularly strong in France and Scandinavia, "J-N" with unusual Japan, "P - R" with good Panama some of which will be in the specialized catalogues, there is also an extensive range of Portugal here including 1920s specifically for the Algarve, through to early Ryukyus Islands. The fifth volume "S-Z", strong in Sweden from early 20th century, ranging through to early progressive color proofs, good Thailand, etc., outstanding in scope with a retail potential clearly running into five figures - ideal for EBay, a lifetime»s work of collecting the unusual, no doubt with many discoveries to be made.
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200 USD
    Hammer price : 1,800 USD