Sale 3022 - Session 2 - British Commonwealth and Foreign Stamps and Covers; United States Postal History
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  • Lot# : 2702 France - Air Meetings and Expositions

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    "Souvenir au Grand Meeting d'Aviation" printed on one side of souvenir flag distributed at c.1908/10 air meet, Very Fine and unusual
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2703 French Offices Abroad

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    1850/70 Offices Abroad Stampless Covers, three stampless covers, including 1850 Office in Darnadelles, Turkey, written at Salonika, Greece; 1856 Office in Galipoli, Turkey, sent via Smyrna to Genoa, Italy, with red PIROSCAFI / POSTALI / FRANCESI; and 1870 Office in Tunis, with red TUNIS-PAR-BONE to Marseille, F-VF
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2704 French Offices in Turkey

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    Sanabria S2a, 1918 2fr Military Air Post Label, Imperforate, without gum as issued, fresh and Fine; signed Kessler
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2705 Reunion

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    1852 Issue Reprint Sheet, official sheet of six (3 impressions of each issue) on thin paper, Very Fine
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2706 French Colonies Lots and Collections

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    Colonies Postal History Group, postal history/ stationery group of 20 covers with most sent from Algeria to the U.S., including seven uprated stationery from St. Eugene, two registered; also covers from Cameroun, French Guiana, Morocco, including military usage, and Reunion. Interesting group.
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2707 French Guiana

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    1933 Airmail Proof on orange paper, vertical pair with blank denomination tablet, on gummed paper, Very Fine; signed Scheller
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2708 French Guiana

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    1933 Airmail Proof on green paper, with blank denomination tablet, on gummed paper, Very Fine; signed Scheller
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2709 French Polynesia

    Catalog# : 21/J9
    21/J9, 1913/26 Used Sets, five scarce used sets with all appearing to be postally used, note 21-54 (less #45, 50, 51), 57-59, B1-4, J1-9, generally fresh and F-VBF (Scott $337)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 2710 French Polynesia

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    Catalog# : 284
    284, 1974 85fr UPU 100th Anniversary, Imperfoprate trial color proof sheet of 25, NH, with multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins. Very Fine and rare as most sheets have been cut up into singles and strips (Maury 2010 catalogue value for regular Imperforates EUR60 x 25= EUR1500 for the sheet - trial color proofs are scarcer and worth more)
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2711 French Polynesia

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    Catalog# : 291
    291, 1976 37fr Centenary of First Telephone Call, Imperforate trial color proof sheet of 25, NH, stamps with multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins. NH, Very Fine and rare as most sheets were cut up for singles and strips (Maury 2010 catalogue value for regular Imperforates EUR35 x 25= EUR875 for a sheet; trial color proofs are scarcer and worth more)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2712 French Polynesia

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    Catalog# : C95
    C95, 1973 100f Copernicus, Imperforate trial color sheet of 25, NH, stamps with multicolors and printer's pencil color notations in margins. Very Fine and rare as most have been cut up into singles and strips (Maury 2010 catalogue value for regular Imperforates EUR80 x 25= EUR2000 for the sheet - trial color proofs are scarcer and worth more)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2713 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 6
    1956 10fr Elephant Seal, Unsigned Artist die proof in dark brown, Very Fine; Artist proofs do not exist for Scott #7-8 as they have the same design.
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2714 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 25-28
    25-28, 1966-69 5fr-20fr Definitives, PO fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $433)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2715 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 68
    68, 1977 1.50fr Commerson's Dolphins, Signed artist die proof in dark blue, Very Fine; only 26 proofs produced with just 3 in this color. Hard to find!
    Start Price : 170 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2716 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 73
    73, 1977 1fr Underwater Sampling and Scientists, Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; only 26 proofs produced.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2717 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    1979-85 Deluxe Proofs, complete collection (as per Yvert) of 70 Deluxe Sheets; fresh and Very Fine and scarce as just 250 of each were issued; prices as new issue varied from $20 to $25+ each; loaded with popular topicals.
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2718 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    1986-91 Deluxe Proofs, virtually complete collection incl airmails (as per Yvert) of 69 Deluxe Sheets (missing only C106); fresh and Very Fine and scarce as just 250 of each were issued; prices as new issue varied from $25-35+ each; loaded with popular topicals.
    Start Price : 650 USD
    Current Opening : 650 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2719 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 133
    133, 1988 1.70fr Elephant grass, Signed artist die proof in sepia, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced (only 4 in this color)
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2720 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 146-47
    146-47, 1989 5.10fr, 7.30fr Minerals, Imperforate, sheets of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2721 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 150
    150, 1989 1.70fr Diver, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2722 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 156
    156, 1990 5.10fr Aragonite, Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2723 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 157
    157, 1990 8.40fr Antarctic Flora, Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2724 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 160
    160, 1991 2.30fr Amiral Max Douguet, Signed artist die proof in sepia, Very Fine penguin and bear topical; Only 26 proofs produced.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2725 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 161
    161, 1991 3.20fr Lighter L'Aventure, Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced with just 4 in this color
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2726 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 163
    163, 1991 5.20 fr Mordenite, Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced. Very Fine.
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2727 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 165
    165, 1991 9.30fr Antarctic Treaty 30th Anniversary, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2728 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 169
    169, 1992 2.50fr Paul Tchernia, Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced. Very Fine.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2729 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 175
    175, 1993 30c Coat of Arms, Signed artist die proof in red brown, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced with just 4 in this color
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2730 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 191
    191, 1993 3.70fr Freighter "Italo Marsano", Signed artist die proof in black, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2731 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 195
    195, 1994 2fr Cat, Imperforate, sheet of 10, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2732 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 1969
    196, 1994 2.40fr Core Drilling at Sea, Signed artist die proof in red brown, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced with just 4 in this color.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2733 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 194
    194, 1994 1fr Cordierite, Signed artist die proof in sepia, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced with just 4 in this color.
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2734 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 207
    207, 1995 3.70fr Whales and Penguins, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2735 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 210
    210,1995 27.30fr "L'Heroine" - Crozet Islands Mission of 1837, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2736 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 212
    212, 1996 1fr Amazonite, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2737 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 216-17
    216-17, 1996 Paul-Emile Victor and Sled Dogs, Imperforate, sheet of five strips with label, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 2738 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : 222
    222, 1997 1fr Amethyst, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2739 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C56
    C56, 1979 1.90fr Ships "La Recherche" and "L'Esperance", Signed artist die proof in carmine brown, Very Fine; obscure windmill topical as well - sailing ships used to have to carry windmills to provide the crew with fresh flour during long trips; only 26 proofs produced with only 3 in this color.
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2740 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : c99
    C99, 1988 20fr 40th Anniversary of French Polar Expediton, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2741 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C102
    C102, 1989 15.50fr Founding of Permanent Settlements in the Territory, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2742 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C104-05
    C104-05, 1989 "Le Curieuse", Imperforate, sheet of five strips with illustrated label, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2743 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C113
    C113, 1990 "Bird" by Folon, Imperforate, sheet of 10, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2744 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C119-20
    C119-20, 1991 French Institute of Polar Research and Technology, Imperforate, sheet of 5 strips with illustrated label, NH, Very Fine; design from a hand-drawn cartoon by famous explorer Paul Emile Victor
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2745 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C121
    C121, 1992 22fr Chrisopher Columbus and Discovery of America, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 170 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2746 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C123
    C123, 1992 25.70fr Penguins/ Dumont D'Urville Base, Adelie Land, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 2747 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C128
    C128, 1993 15fr Krill, Imperforate, sheet of 25, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2748 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C129
    C129, 1994 23fr Fishing Ship/ Fishery Management, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2749 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C135
    C135, 1995 28fr "Seals" Honoring Explorer Guillaume Lesquin, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2750 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C136
    C136, 1996 20fr Map of East Island, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 110 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 2751 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C137
    C137, 1996 23fr Expedition to Dome/C, Imperforate, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2752 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C138
    C138, 1996 26.70fr Blue Whale and Southern Whale Sanctuary, Imperfortae, NH, sheet of 10 with gutter, NH, Very Fine
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 2753 French Southern and Antarctic Territory

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    Catalog# : C143
    C143, 1997 24fr ICOTA Program/ Fishing, Signed artist die proof in dark lilac brown, Very Fine; Only 26 proofs produced with only 4 in this color.
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2754 Fujeira

    Catalog# : CO1/O5
    CO1-4, O1-5, 1965 Air Post Officials and Officials, 1000 sets in sheets, NH, F-VF, useful animal topicals (Scott $11,750)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2755 Georgia

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    Catalog# : 28-29
    28-29, 1922 2000r, 3000r Republic, 2000r pair and single, 3000r strip of four, all tied on back side of a registered cover by Batumi 18 12 22 cds, Russian (?) arrival cancels, bit of postal wear and some minor faults, Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2756 Georgia

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    1923 Cover to Paris, #36 (2), 37 tied on back side of small envelope by indistinct roller transit cancel, partially struck cds on address side, Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2757 Germany

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    Catalog# : 6
    6, 1872 5gr Bistre, o.g., fresh and Fine; Stolow handstamp on gum (Scott $825; Michel 6, EUR1,200)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2758 Germany

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    1952-53 Airmail Covers to USA, 11 covers, one with single 70pf Posthorn and ten with a single 90pf Posthorn frankings (Mi. 136, 138, EUR1,480), all sent to USA; 90pf correspondence from a US Army Officer in Wiesbaden, APO 633, F-VF
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2759 Germany

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    Catalog# : B318-19
    B316-17, 1951 Marienkirche, pairs, PO fresh with no fingerprints on gum, NH, Very Fine (Scott $320; Michel 139-40, EUR400)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2760 Germany

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    Catalog# : B320-23
    B320-23, 1951 Welfare, blocks of four, unblemished o.g. with no fingerprints, NH, F-VF (Scott $480; Michel 143-46, EUR560)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2761 Germany

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    Catalog# : B334-37
    B334-37, 1953 Welfare, blocks of four, PO fresh with no fingerprints on gum, NH, F-VF (Scott $280; Michel 173-76, EUR360)
    Start Price : 40 USD
    Current Opening : 40 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2762 Germany

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    Catalog# : C38-39
    C38-39, 1930 2m, 4m South America Flight, each partial cds, Very Fine (Scott $800, Michel 438-39, EUR800)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2763 Germany

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    Catalog# : C44-45
    C44-45, 1933 2m, 4m Chicago Flight, light cancels, F-VF (Scott $400; Michel 497-98, EUR250)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 2764 Germany

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    1949/53 Germany and Berlin Aerogrammes to North America, nine different used aerogrammes, seven from Germany (H&G FG4/9b; Michel LF1 II/LF7b) and two from Berlin (H&G FG2/-3; Michel LF1 II/LF5) used to the U.S. and Canada, all with messages except one.airmail cover, generally F-VF; Michel value EUR700+
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2765 Germany - Berlin

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    Catalog# : 9NB3a
    9NB3a, 1949 Currency Reform S/S, wonderfully PO fresh with pristine unblemished o.g. and bright colors, NH, Extremely Fine (Scott $1,200; Michel Block 1, EUR950)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 2766 German Offices in Turkey

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    Forerunner; Michel V 16, 1872 ¼gr Grey violet, nearly full strike of Kaiserlich P.A. Constantinopel 24/1 74 cds, fresh and Very Fine; signed Dr Steuer BPP (EUR700)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 2767 German Offices in Turkey

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    Michel 1Na-5Na, 1891 10pa-2½pi Berlin Reprints, fresh colors, NH, F-VF; 20pa, 1pi signed Bothe (Mi EUR205)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2768 German Offices in Turkey

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    Catalog# : 8-12
    8-12, 1889 10pa-2½pi Surcharges, NH, fresh and F-VF (Scott $488; Mi EUR650)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2769 German Offices in Turkey

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    Catalog# : 30
    30, 1903 25pi on 5M Slate and carmine, top right corner margin single, stamp NH, l.h. in the margin only, Very Fine (Scott $650; Mi 23 II, EUR850)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2770 German Colonies - Cameroun

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    Catalog# : 55
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    55, 1915 1d on 10pf Carmine, bottom margin pair with HAN "H 756.13" imprint, PO fresh, NH, choice Very Fine and quite rare; 2014 APS certificate (Michel 3, EUR1,500)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2771 German Colonies - German East Africa

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    Michel VL 41b, 1888 10pf Dark rose-red, tied on piece by Lamu Ostafrika 25/4 90 cds, fresh and Very Fine; signed Dr Steuer BPP, 2007 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate (EUR750)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 2772 Greece - Occupation and Annexation Issues

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    Catalog# : N73-75
    N73-75, 1912 10L-25L Provisional Government, full sheets of 18, usual uneven o.g., NH, Very Fine, scarce in full sheets; each sheet signed Argyropoulas in the margin and the four corner stamps of each sheet (Scott $1,782 as hinged singles)
    Start Price : 800 USD
    Current Opening : 950 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050 USD

    Lot# : 2773 Greece - Occupation and Annexation Issues

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    Catalog# : N73-75
    N73-75, 1912 10L-25L Provisional Government, full sheets of 18, each sheet with nine excellent dtrikes of Vathy 16 NOEM 1912 bilingual cancel, Very Fine and scarce; each sheet signed Deilahis twice in the bottom margin (Scott $720 as singles)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 270 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 2774 Greenland

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    Catalog# : 10-18
    10-18, 1945 1o-5kr "American Issue", left margin blocks of four with centrally struck Jakobshavn 18-4-1947 cancels, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $1,440 as singles)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 2775 Greenland

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    Catalog# : 19-27
    19-27, 1945 1o-5kr Liberation Overprints, o.g. or small h.r., some values bit of overprint ink spots on face, F-VF (Scott $795; Facit 19-27, SEK6,500)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2776 Greenland

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    Catalog# : 19-27
    19-27, 1945 1o-5kr Liberation Overprints, nicely centered set, o.g. with most a small h.r., 10o, 15o typical bit of overprint ink spots on face, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $795; Facit 19-27, SEK6,500)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 2777 Greenland

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    Q4-6, 1915/37 10o, 15o, 20o Parcel Post, 10o perf 10¾, 15o, 20o (2) perf 11½, NH, 10o tiny spots of gum disturbance, 15o Fine, others Very Fine (Scott $275 for hinged)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 2778 Hatay

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    Hatay Mint Collection, complete mint collection on hingeless album pages with some NH including the large and small numeral varieties on the first issues, scarce so nice
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 2779 Hungary

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    Catalog# : 631/Q8
    631/Q8, 1945 /53 Issues Assortment, mostly NH in "102" cards and incl some imperf varieties, with 700-07 NH, 1035 type II NH, C81 perf and imperf, etc., F-VF (Scott $512)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2780 Iceland

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    Catalog# : 157a
    157a, 1930 20a Red, Double impression, bottom right corner margin single, NH, fresh and Fine (Scott $625; Facit 178v, SEK5,500)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 260 USD
    Hammer price : 260 USD

    Lot# : 2781 Iceland

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    Catalog# : 213-16
    213-16, 1939 20a-2k NY World's Fair, blocks of four, NH, fresh and F-VF (Scott $440 as singles)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2782 Iceland

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    Catalog# : 232-35
    232-35, 1940 20a-2k "1940" Overprints, blocks of four, NH, F-VF (Scott $960 as singles)
    Start Price : 180 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 2783 Iceland

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    Catalog# : 246-52
    246-52, 1948 12a-10k Eruption of Hekla Volcano, corner margin blocks of four, NH, F-VF (Scott $341)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 55 USD

    Lot# : 2784 Iran

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    c1882/1910 Covers Assortment, 31 covers with essentially different frankings incl several with foreign destinations incl USA (1), a Fine group for the specialist
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 2785 Iran

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    Catalog# : 253/308
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    253-54, 308, 1k/5k Teheran Typeset Issues, large part of a parcel receipt franked with 1k (pos 8), 2k (pos 2) and 5k block of four (pos 7-8, 9-10), tied by nice strikes of Boushir 6/12 postmarks, Very Fine and attractive with the 5k block being quite scarce; signed Sadri and with his 2014 certificate
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 170 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 2786 Iran

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    Catalog# : 674-80
    674-80, 1924-25 1k-30k Ahmed Shah Qajar, bottom margin pairs with plate numbers, NH, fresh and F-VF (Scott $278 as hinged singles)
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2787 Iran

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    Catalog# : 744-59
    744-59, 1929 1c-3t Raza Shah Pahlavi, fresh colors, 3t and a few lower values NH, most very lightly hinged, F-VF (Scott $945)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 280 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 2788 Israel

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    Catalog# : 7
    7-9, 1948 250m-1000m Ancient Coins, ea. a sheet margin single, NH, 250 & 500 with very minor gum flaws, overall Very Fine. ($302),
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 50 USD

    Lot# : 2789 Israel

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    Catalog# : 274
    274 var., 1965 £1 Masada, Inscriptions partly omitted, in pair with normal tied on oversized cover (bit of wrinkling) to Italy, Fine and unusual
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 2790 Italian States - Modena

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    Catalog# : 5
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    Yvert 5a, 1852 40c Black on sky blue, clear to large margins with portion of dividing line at bottom, horiz bars cancel, Very Fine; 2018 Roumet certificate (Yvert EUR4,000)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2791 Italian States - Sardinia

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    Catalog# : 12g
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    Sassone 12Aa, 1855/63 20c Dark ultramarine, Head inverted, single franking on folded letter addressed to Chambery, tied by Torino 3 Otto 58 cds, backstamped Italian transit and Chambery 4 Oct 58 arrival cancels, stamp full to wide margins 3 sides - just in at top, Very Fine, a world-class rarity; signed Colla and with his 2108 certificate (Scott $16,000; Sassone EUR35,000)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : 2,500 USD

    Lot# : 2792 Italian States - Two Sicilies

    Diena, Emilio; "Francoboli del Regno di Napoli e I due Provvisori de Mezzo Tornese Del 1860", SA Stampa Filatelica Italiana, Milan, IT, 1932, 273 pages plus valuation guide and three photo plates, in Italian, useful for the specialist
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2793 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 4 var
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    Naples; 4 var, 1858 5gr Rose, Triple re-entry of large part of the design, single tied on 1860 folded letter addressed to Rome by boxed ANNULATO cancel, ms "8", indistinct transit and arrival backstamps, stamp two large margins, Fine use of this Sassone unlisted variety; 2002 Sismondo certificate (Sassone 8e var)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2794 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 5
    Naples; 5, 1858 10gr Rose, clear to ample margins, small part o.g., multiple h.r., thinned, Fine appearance (Scott $6,600; Sassone 10, EUR15,000)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 2795 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 9
    Naples; 9, 1860 ½t Blue, partial boxed ANNULATO cancel, just clear to full margins, repaired faults; Fine centering (Scott $3,250; Sassone 10, EUR6,000)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 2796 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 10
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    Sicily; 10, 1859 ½gr Orange, rich color, light black "horseshoe" cancel, clear to ample margins with bottom right corner slightly rounded, Fine and attractive; 1979 APS certificate (Scott $875; Sassone $1, EUR1,750)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2797 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 12b, 13h
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    Sicily, 12b, 13h, 1859 1gr Olive, Plate 2, Naples consignment, 2gr Pale blue, Plate 1, Palermo consignment, singles tied on folded letter sheet addressed to Palermo by black "horseshoe" cancels (letter sent unpaid and the addressee was charged 3gr postage due paid by the stamps which were affixed and tied upon arrival in Palermo), scarce red oval "CASTELVETRANO" origin marking alongside the Palermo arrival cds, stamps 2-3 margins, address erased by bleaching, Fine use; 2011 Sismondo certificate
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2798 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 13e
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    Sicily; 13e, 1859 2gr Cobalt, Plate 1, Naples consignment, pos 44, tied on 1859 folded lettersheet addressed to Palermo by black "horseshoe" cancel, red oval "TRAPANO" origin marking alongside Palermo arrival cds, stamp just clear to clear margins, couple very light file folds, Fine use; signed E Diena, Raybaudi and Sismondo with the latter's 2011 certificate (Scott $475; Sassone 6b)
    Start Price : 60 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 2799 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 13g
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    Sicily; 13g, 1859 2gr Blue, Plate I, Palermo consignment, strip of three, pos 31-33, margins clear of framelines on three sides, slightly cut into the design at the bottom, three partial strikes of black "horseshoe" cancels, fresh and Fine; left stamp signed Engel, 2012 Sismondo certificate (Scott $360 as singles; Sassone 6, EUR660 as singles)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2800 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 13g
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    Sicily; 13g, 1859 2gr Blue, Plate III, Palermo consignment, strip of three, pos 91-93, margins clear of framelines on three sides and just cut into at bottom, three partial strikes of the black "horseshoe" cancel, Fine and attractive; 2012 Sismondo certificate (Scott $360 as singles; Sassone 8, EUR660 as singles)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2801 Italian States - Two Sicilies

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    Catalog# : 13g
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    Sicily; 13g, 1859 2gr Blue, Plate I, Palermo consignment, single tied on folded lettersheet addressed to Palermo (1859 arrival cancel on address side) by black "horseshoe" cancel, stamp just clear to full margins, a Fine use; 2012 Sismondo certificate (Scott $350; Sassone 6, EUR875)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD
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