Sale 3022 - Session 3 - United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Collections
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  • Lot# : 3501 BRITISH WEST INDIES

    BRITISH WEST INDIES GROUP. mostly QE II period NH definitive sets with numerous better as Bahamas 24 block NH, 27-31, 60-62, 116-29, 158-73 NH, 709-24 NH, Bermuda 55-69 (2), Br Guiana 107-11, 210-22, Br Honduras 167-78 NH, Grenada 114-23, Leeward Isl 133-47 NH, St Lucia 95-106, St Vincent 186-97 NH (2), Trinidad & Tobago 34-42 (2), Virgin Isl 115-27 NH, etc., generally fresh and F-VF; Scott $3,350+
    Start Price : 350 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 3502 BRITISH WEST INDIES

    BRITISH WEST INDIES TOPICAL COMMERCIALLY USED COVERS. 235 1970s/80s covers sleeved and ready for re-sale, variety of countries, F-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 3503 AFGHANISTAN

    AFGHANISTAN LIFETIME COLLECTION, PART I, 1909/45. the continuation of this specialised collection, again housed in a substantial album, with thousands of stamps from issues of Amanullah through to the 1940s; mounted on the first page an item rarely seen - the oversized special government parcels stamp in dark olive green, the two types se-tenant in complete miniature sheet of two mint (according to Dietrich only 7 pairs in existence, also interesting commentary about this in Scott); further highlights include 1920 2nd Independence Day large royal stars inc. 10pa rose with ten used examples including two on cover fronts (Scott #214), 20pa maroon used (#215), 1921 «Old Habibia College» parcel posts with tete-beche inc. 10pa block of four mint (#Q10a), 30pa red violet pair (#Q12a), 1921 small royal star 30pa green tete-beche mint pair, used blocks of four of different shades and in complete sheet used (#219a), leading on to 1927 tughra types inc. 10p magenta tete-beche gutter pair mint (#225 var) and dotted background half-sheet of 4 mint (#226), etc. Also much interesting non Scott listed material, including study of the Nadir Shah revolutionary government control handstamps, 1929/31 airmail surcharges (ex-Light collection), etc, etc. This is just the tip of the iceberg
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3504 AFGHANISTAN

    AFGHANISTAN LIFETIME COLLECTION, PART II "WORK IN PROGRESS", 1871/1964. an outstanding holding of unusual material with 1000s of stamps, including postal history, proofs, complete sheets, postmark studies, etc, from the 19th century onwards, contained in two bulging volumes. A few highlights are early large tigers including on cover, dozens of 1880s handstamped issues, 1891/92 1r gray blue unused part-sheet of 45, excellent mosque gates material including an unissued registration stamp, black on yellow instead of on green as mentioned in Gibbons, in block of 25 unused with informative Horst Dietrich opinion stating genuine and a precious rarity. Then further large multiples of the 1898 unissued registration design, Amir Habibullah 1907/08 2a blue imperf unused complete sheet showing three tete-beche gutter pairs, 1909/19 issues in complete sheets to the 1r lilac brown, through to 1928 40p blue and 1929 40p rose complete sheets showing tete-beche pairs, as well as a wonderful complete series of proofs of the 1932 council inauguration issues in imperf sheets of 12 followed by perforated examples with spectacular diagonal perfs on 60p violet sheet, etc. Also noticed many good later issues in imperforate sheets such as 1938 20th Independence Day issues etc. Accumulated over a lifetime and ideal for the specialist
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3505 AFGHANISTAN

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    Afghanistan 1943/50 Covers Selection, eight covers; seven Registered, and three with WW II censors; one sent to Pakistan and all others sent to the U.S.; seldom seen material with interesting frankings, censored in Peshawar, India (Pakistan) with "DHH" markings; usual mixed condition.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 3506 ALBANIA

    ALBANIA COLLECTION to 1960s. several 100s in a Scott specialty album with particular strength in the earlier issues; we note 1913 Typwritten values (#21/26), Double-headed eagle handstamp issues mint and used (#27/33), 1914 «7.Mars» ovpts used with five of the six values signed, dozens of the «Korce» double eagles, 1919 surcharges used (#106/112), 1920 «Skodra» surcharges NH, 1924 Assembly mint, 1928 Zog I Proclamation ovpts used (#218/226), 1929 Zog Birthday ovpts mint (#241/248), 1934 Constitution most NH (#261/270), etc, on to the 1960s; also semi-postals and air mails incl 1928 Valona-Brindisi mint (#C15/C21), 1931 Tirana-Rome mint (#C36/C42), etc., some dubious ovpts/ surcharges as iften, mostly F-VF; excellent foundation collectionrn
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3507 FRENCH ANDORRA

    ANDORRA COVERS AND CARDS ASSORTMENT. 19 cards (includes 13 1970s cto postal cards) plus two covers and a front from Span Andorra, mostly different town cancels include Canillo,St Julien de Loria (hexagonal date cancel), Santa Colonia, Soldeu, cancels on the cto cards include Escaldes-Engordany, La Massana, Encamp, Saint Julia de Loria, Ordino, mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3508 ARGENTINA

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    ARGENTINA STOCK. desirable and very clean dealer stock in six thick binders; begins with Scott #122 and contains 1000s of mint and used all neatly arranged on manila stock sheets and all Scott numbered, many complete sets mint and used in glassines stuck on back of the manila pages, manageable duplication, generally fresh and F-VF, a turn-key stock ready to sell; owner's Scott value $19,000+
    Start Price : 2,200 USD
    Current Opening : 2,200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3509 ARGENTINA

    COLLECTORS DUPLICATE STOCK Many, many hundreds of mostly used stamps stuffed into a couple of dozen glassines. We could not discern any order to this pile of stamps, however, we can tell you that there is very little issued later than 1930 and most were issued before 1900. In addition, there are some reprints of the classics. This is a great lot for another collector who wants to fill album spaces.
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 3510 ARGENTINA - BUENOS AIRES

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    ARGENTINE STATES SELECTION. mostly used form Buenos Aires (10), Cordoba (1), Corrientes (7), mixed condition with usual dubious/ reprints,VG-VF
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 3511 AUSTRIA

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    ECLECTIC AUSTRIA SELECTION. an assortment of mostly better sets and singles with a medley of assorted errors and varieties, space precludes listing all the better items but a sampling would include (mint unless otherwise noted) 1878 25kr Grey lilac used, 1908 50h vertical pair imperf between, 1910 2k-10k Jubilee, 1946 1s Durnstein imperf single without gum, 1965 UN Admission Anniv bottom margin single imperf, 1933 Ski Federation, 1933 WIPA (ordinary paper), "back of the book" with 1917 2h Special Handling pair imperf between, 1899 2h Newspaper with "VADUZ" (Liechtenstein) cancel, 1858 1kr Blue Newspaper Tax type I, 1890 25kr Carmine newspaper tax used, Offices in Turkey 1886 10pa on 3sld Green type I (signed Bloch, Mueller), Lombardy-Venetia 1850 10c-45c Arms plus the 45c on ribbed paper used, etc. some "Wimmer" composer proofs, DDSG issues used selection, 1911 Vienna fair labels, 1916/17 patriotic postal cards (8) with political labels, 1936 Hindenburg Zeppelin Austria Flight cover, assortment of stamp/ coin postcards, etc., generally F-VF, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 1,350 USD

    Lot# : 3512 AUSTRIA

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    AUSTRIA COLLECTION to 1930s. mostly used and incl occupations, foreign offices and some Bosnia and Herzegovina, good section of used 19th century with some premium issues, some multiples and an assortment of cancels, note 1936 Ski Federation mint, volume of mostly early 20th century covers and cards, Bosnia and Herzegovina 1906 1h-5k used, 1916 3h-10k mint, also includes mini-collections of Austro-Hungary revenues, etc., usual mixed condition, mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3513 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA PNEUMATIC AND LETTER CARD STATIONERY COLLECTION. several hundred pneumatic post letter cards, postal cards, and envelopes, both mint and used, a variety of Wien cancels and other markings; additionally several hundred mint and used letter cards, includes PTPO, full range of shades, legends, wide assortment of cancels, markings and uses - note registered, foreign destination, etc; usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 450 USD

    Lot# : 3514 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA DESIRABLE POSTAL STATIONERY COLLECTION, 1861/1937. 100s of (mostly) postal cards, letter cards, envelopes, etc. neatly arranged in 5 volumes with an additional selection of couple 100 mostly postal cards in two cover albums, 1st binder exclusively the 1870s issues postal cards mint and used, next binder devoted to the 1883 2kr postal card (mostly used), vol 3 the collection of 1890/98 Franz Josef issue cards, fourth binder with 1900/16 cards, final binder with issues through the 1930s plus add'l selection letter cards, envelopes, wrappers, etc., well annotated with cards identified incl notations on minor print varieties, wide variety of cancels and destinations, some showing bits of postal wear but an overall Fine collection for the specialist
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 3515 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA COLLECTION to 1970s many 100s on Minkus or homemade pages and nicely enhanced with assorted revenues, postal stationery cut squares, "back of the book" incl occupations, foreign offices and some related areas, etc., mostly used and with some minor duplication generally to show different cancels, many better incl popular 1930s/50s issues, usual mixed condition, mostly F-VF, substantial catalog value
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 3516 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA PRE-1940s COVERS ASSORTMENT. approx 180 covers and cards in three small cover albums incl about 65 "Anschluss" period with German, Austrian or mixed franking incl numerous philatelic items, also 1910s/20s with military, censored, 1890s/1900s covers and cards (incl assortment of picture postcards) with variety of cancels, usual mixed condition, mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 3517 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA POSTAL HISTORY and POSTAL STATIONERY GROUP. very interesting and diversive group of 30 covers from the 1860s/1950's (two scarce FDCs), including a scarce uprated Nachnahme card from Sebenico with 1867 issues; censored items from WWI & II, small town cancels, registered, mourning cover, Lloyd ship ppc, military money letter. A great little lot for the Austrian collector.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 3518 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA WW I RED CROSS FUND RAISING CARDS COLLECTION. 50 different mint (48) or used cards (2; one with stamp removed) with excellent array of different designs - soldiers, battle scenes, "Kriegsfürsorge" embossed seals, etc., generally fresh and Fine
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 3519 AUSTRIA

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    AUSTRIA COLLECTION to 1965. in a Lighthouse hingeless album with premium incl 27-33 used, B57-70 mint, B100-05 mint, etc., mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3520 AUSTRIA

    AUSTRIA-HUNGARY WW I FELDPOST CARDS, 9 unfranked used cards and 3 mint real photo cards, nice assortment of seals and cancels, usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3521 AUSTRIAN OFFICES ABROAD

    POSTAL HISTORY FROM OFFICES IN TURKISH EMPIRE Selection of about thirty items including covers, postal stationery cards and picture postcards. The majority are from Palestine including both Jerusalem and Jaffa We also spotted one or two from Port Said Egypt and a few from Constantinople. A fascinating group.
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 550 USD

    Lot# : 3522 AUSTRIAN OFFICES ABROAD

    AUSTRIAN OFFICES ABROAD, 1903-1908, COLLECTION on hingeless pages, incl. Offices in Crete both used & mint, overprints, Levant: #2, 7, 7a, 57, 1893 registered cover to France, postage dues, overall fresh and F-VF; owner's cat. about $1,450
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 3523 AUSTRIAN OFFICES ABROAD

    COLLECTION OF STAMPS AND STATIONERY Small mint collection of about 30 different stamps plus a group of about 30 postal stationery items. Among the stamps we found a block of nine Scott# 40a (NH) as well as a few other mint singles including a smattering of postage dues. The postal stationery is all unused and there usually up to three or four each of postal cards and letter cards. Condition is generally Fine-VF.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 3524 AUSTRIA - LOMBARDY VENETIA

    LOMBARDY-VENETIA NEWSPAPER ISSUE REFERENCE COLLECTION. useful collection of forgeries on the Mercury newspaper issues with around 100 displayed and identified on homemade pages with productions by Cohn, Fournier, Grossman, Raucher, Spiro etc. as well as official reprints in various colors with dangerous forged postmarks, VG-VF, ideal for specialists
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3525 BELGIAN CONGO

    1940's BELGIAN CONGO COVER GROUP of over 90 pieces in an album. Many censored and air mail covers. Mostly U.S. destinations but includes a Sweden, Canada, Switzerland and South Africa. Generally fine condition.
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 230 USD
    Hammer price : 500 USD

    Lot# : 3526 BELGIAN CONGO

    BELGIAN CONGO ASSORTMENT. useful in-depth collection of a few hundred mint and used on stock book pages, highlights include 1887 5fr Lilac with "on the nose" Banana" cds accompanied by various 1894/1901 then 1898 10fr used, followed by Congo Belge ovpts to 10fr used followed by lots of further o/ps and mostly comprehensive thereafter. with some charity issues and air mails, generally F-VF
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3527 BELGIUM

    BELGIUM TELEGRAM, TELEGRAPH and TELEPHONE ISSUES COLLECTION. delightful and substantial lifetime»s collection of hundreds of stamps and postal history items arranged and annotated (in English) on 70 quadrille pages, highlights include 1866/72 embossed telegraph cut-squares on wove and quadrille papers as well as a 50c yellow die proof, telegraph stamps from 1866 onwards incl first issue imperfs with margin plate numbers, 1871/79 to 5fr mint and used, cancelation studies, shade studies, 1888/99 set selection, followed by the 1889 25fr value for foreign telegrams mint (signed) and used, telegram registration stamps se-tenant with labels mint and used, telephone stamps with the 1891 mint series complete with distinct shades on every value, plus tete-beche gutter blocks of four to 1fr mint, etc., then a wonderful range of telegraph delivery forms 1860s/1940s followed by an attractive survey of the illustrated greetings telegrams from 1925 onwards, generally F-VF; It will be a long time before you find a collection like this again.
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3528 BELGIUM

    BELGIUM POSTAL HISTORY. highly specialised and important postal history collection of about two dozen stampless covers extensively written-up on quadrille pages, housing a fascinating range of material from the late 18th to early 19th century with many particularly interesting French revolutionary occupation of Belgium including rare 1799 Bruges to Paris with red military cachet and Phrygian cap type «P.P.» handstamp, other scarce revolutionary/occupation official mail, through to the early years of independent Belgium with colorful postmarks. A quality collection with many $100+ retail value items
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3529 BELGIUM

    BELGIUM COLLECTION, 1849/1954. mostly mint in a Lighthouse hingeless album highlighted by (mint unless otherwise noted) 1-4 used, 8-12 used, 23, 92-102, 212-15, 221a, B1-24, B93-105, B107-13, B125-31, B169 NH, B437-41 NH, B482a NH, B521-22 NH, B555-57 NH, B573-85 NH, C1-7 NH, etc., much better condition than typically seen, generally fresh and F-VF; Scott about $4,900
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3530 BELGIUM

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    BELGIUM COLLECTION. mostly NH 1956/93 (pages to 1999) issues in two Lighthouse hingeless albums plus extras (incl earlier) in glassines, stock book, sales pages, etc., note some better as (mint unless otherwise indicated) 36 unused, 229-36, 360a, 435-45, B69-77 (2), B99-105, B106 (stamp NH), B114-22, B123-24, B144-49, B156-62, B458a (stamps NH), B460-61 NH, B466A-B NH, B468-76 NH, B480-84 NH, B498-502, B513a, B521-22 with "UNESCO" ovpt on label NH, C12 NH, C12A NH, etc., generally F-VF
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 600 USD

    Lot# : 3531 BELGIUM

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    BELGIUM COLLECTION to 1970s. mint and used collection of approx. 2000+ stamps housed in a substantial European album, starting off with a range of Leopolds to 40c imperf and perf, dozens of these showing many different types, then 1860s through to early 20th century with very few empty spaces, lots of Sunday labels incl. the scarce NH 1912 5fr (Scott 102), also, the first semi-postals sets, Red Cross, further useful sets of the 1920s/30s, as well as many NH sets from the late 1930s onwards, 1946 surcharges virtually complete, through to the 1970s, etc. Please inspect.
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3532 BELGIUM

    BELGIUM COLLECTION to 1970s. solid mint and used collection on nicely filled set of Minkus pages in an album, includes nice range of used Epaulettes and Leopolds, extensive later 19th century with occasional NH, useful charity issues of the 1920s/40s, 1919/20 Helmets to 1fr mint incl 5c/25c mint blocks, 1925 75th Anniversary mint, advertising se-tenants, assorted S/S, etc., usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3533 BELGIUM

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    ATTRACTIVE BELGIUM SELECTION W/ STRONG SEMIPOSTALS. singles and sets identified and priced on stock cards, note better incl. 221a, B78-83, B250-55 NH; 172-84, 212-15, B99-105, B107-13, B144-50 mint; B34-47 no gum; and 136, B99-105, B107-13, B125-31, B144-50, B156-62 used; useful sets throughout, generally F-VF, high catalogue value
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3534 BELGIUM

    CLASSIC COVER ASSORTMENT of over 250 items with most being 18th Century stampless through King Leopold I imperforates. A handful of later covers to about 1916 plus group of Netherlands stampless folded letters. Generally fine condition.
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 3535 BELGIUM

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    BELGIUM COLLECTION AND ACCUMULATION consisting of a Davo album plus loose album pages, stockcards, glassines, and even a few loose stamps. The main collection is housed in the album which begins with a section of mostly used stamps up to about 1925, then rather sparsely filled with mint stamps to about 1955, followed by a generally never hinged section after 1960. We noted a few better items in the album including used #3-4, then mint 85-91, plus five trial color proofs of #46 overprinted "Specimen" and finally mint B521-22. The stockcards hold a wide variety of material that the owner never got around to mounting. Among these we spotted another mint #90, B107-13 and another mint B521-22 plus an unusual selection of imperforate mint singles and sets from the 1970s. The large pile of loose album pages and glassines hold a useful group of new issues from the 1980s and 1990s. With a little bit of attention and a lot of sorting, this could be a worthwhile group.
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3536 BELGIUM

    BELGIUM COLLECTION. well-filled set of Minkus pages with issues ranging from an assortment of used "Epaulettes" and continuing through to issues of the 1960s and incl charity issues, parcel post, officials, newspaper, etc and even note few revenues, better include 102 mint, 136-37 mint, B69-77 mint, B106a NH, B460-61 mint, B492-502 mint, B514 used, B521-22 mint, B521-22 with UNESCO ovpt in tab mint, B538-46 mint, B555-60 mint, etc., usual mixed condition in 19th century issues, mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3537 BELGIUM

    BELGIUM COVERS AND PARCEL POST RECEIPTS an interesting accumulation of 1000 covers ranging from 1850's to modern, including military, philatelic and metered mail. Also a box of hundreds of parcel post receipts with stamps dating from 1940's but appear to be mostly post-1960. Generally F-VF.
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 3538 BELGIUM

    WWI GERMAN OCCUPATION OF BELGIUM, approx. 1,350 covers franked with "Germania" overprinted issues, mostly all commercial, note mourning covers, postal cards, registered, many towns, etc, generally Fine or better, close examination is suggested.
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100 USD

    Lot# : 3539 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

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    BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA EXTENSIVE COLLECTION. thousands of mint and used with a roller-coaster of well-filled old album pages and crammed stockpages including an impressive showing of hundreds of 1879/1904 Eagles followed by the 1906 Pictorials complete mint as well as perf varieties including scarce types e.g. the 2k Grey green perf 12½x9¼x6½ used (Scott 44d); then 1912/14 Franz Josef with 10kr used (2; Scott 85), etc. through to "back of the book" with semi-postals incl surcharge varieties, postage dues, newspaper stamps, postmark studies written-up on pages incl. Karl I issues with multiples on documents, some early revenues, generally F-VF; a collection that gets better and better with close inspection!
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3540 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

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    SPECIALIZED BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA COLLECTION. Several hundred mint and used neatly presented and extensively written-up (in Dutch) in one volume, goes into great detail on the first Eagle issues with an array of varieties on the early 20th century issues; begins with a range of Turkey 19th century used in Bosnia incl postage due pair and issues on piece, then the Eagles with well over 150 virtually all different including the 1879 lithographed issues mint with the 10n Blue NH as well as over a dozen different perforation combinations with many represented by all values of the 1879s; the 1890s Eagles in equal depth, starting with the ½n Black perf 10½ mint and used, perf 11 mint and used and perf 11½ mint and used, 1894/98 typographed set mint, 1900 low numerals issue imperf set, comparative study of the originals and reprints incl genuine 40c Orange mint plus several probable postal forgeries (unusual and rare); later highlights include 1906 Views perf 9¼ and imperfs both used, scarce 5k perf 6½ used and 2k perf 6½ x 9¼ x 12½ used, a mint set with punched holes, followed by the 1910 Birthday set NH and used, 1912/14 Kaisers both mint and used plus imperfs to 5k, «1914», «1915» and «1916» surcharges highly complete types both mint and used incl inverted errors, 1917 Assassination imperf pairs, Karl I heads incl scarce 10h perf 11½ NH and imperfs, good postage dues, 1899 revenues, etc., generally F-VF; highly recommended.rn
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3541 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

    BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA COLLECTION. mostly mint on stock sheets with nice assortment of errors and varieties with an added few pages of covers, starts with assortment of Coat of Arms issue with perf and plate varieties, typographed issues imperf, 1906 issue some color proofs plus extensive perf varieties incl compound plus imperf set with some NH, 1912-14 1h-5k imperf, 1915 7h on 5h with "1915" top and bottom NH, 1915 7h, 12h Double Surcharges, 1917 Assassination imperf pairs (one stamp NH), 1918 Invalids imperf, 1918 Karl I mint (hinged) and imperf (NH), generally fresh and F-VF, ideal for the specialist
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000 USD

    Lot# : 3542 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

    BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA COLLECTION to 1918. hundreds of mint and used on well-filled Schaubek pages, starting with lots of eagles incl. #1 mint and used, 1900 20h Rose mint, etc, the 1906 Pictorials used to 5k plus mint imperfs, the 1910 Birthday mint, 1916 Franz Josef and 1917 Karl I sets mint, etc, generally F-VF
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3543 BRAZIL

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    BRAZIL 1954 PORTRAIT DEFINITIVES HOLDING. prodigious one-volume specialiZed holding with thousands of stamps (more mint than used) incl multiples to full sheets, with a wealth of varieties including different papers, shades, watermark errors, etc., generally F-VF; a great opportunity for the specialist, not to be missed.
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3544 BULGARIA

    SOUTH BULGARIA and EASTERN RUMELIA COLLECTION. dozens of mint and used on album pages with South Bulgaria Lion overprints of 1885 on Turkey issues, incl rare 5pi rose and blue and black ovpts mint, 20pa carmine and pale rose with blue ovpt mint, useful range of used, octagonal ovpt 5pa black and olive used, perf 11½ 5pa lilac used, etc, as well as 1881 issues; many of these stamps are very hard to find today, collection offered intact as received.
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3545 CAMBODIA

    CAMBODIA COLLECTION with BONUS. pleasing collection on quadrille pages in an Yvert album, highly complete NH accompanied by parallel used, includes some (but not al) of the S/S, generally fresh and F-VF; bonus of a useful Bhutan mint collection.
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3546 CHILE

    1926/60 CHILE POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION, 38 covers, many abroad and/or registered, including scarce frankings, neatly written up on exhibit pages, generally Very Fine, ideal for the specialist, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 525 USD
    Current Opening : 525 USD
    Hammer price : 575 USD

    Lot# : 3547 CHILE

    1871/1960 CHILE DIPLOMATIC MAIL COLLECTION, interesting collection of 50 diplomatic mail covers to and from Chile, including interesting early items, registered and airmail covers, all neatly mounted and written up on exhibit pages, generally Very Fine, ideal for the specialist, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 220 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 3548 CHILE

    1911/16 CHILE PRESIDENTIAL ISSUE POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION, 43 covers and cards and one large cover front with 2 peso (2), including many interesting items, registered mail and good destinations including cover to Belgium Congo with French censor label and marks, all neatly written up on exhibit pages, generally Very Fine, a very interesting collection ideal for the specialist in this popular issue, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 3549 CHILE

    1900/62 CHILE REVENUE STAMPS USED AS POSTAGE STAMPS COLLECTION, nice collection with 27 covers and cards (as well as some stamps and pieces), including several mixed frankings (postage + revenue stamps), foreign destinations and registered mail, all neatly written up on exhibit pages, sure to please the specialist, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 3550 CHINA

    TAIWAN COLLECTION, 1948/62. mint collection with many scarce definitives and overprints all on pages and including scarce S/S as 1041, 1114a, 1126a, 1135-36, 1257a, etc plus better sets and singles incl Formosa 91-96, 92a, 74-89, 101-03, J6-9, J13-17, Taiwan 1012-24, 1025-36, 1037-40 perf and imperf, 1073-76, 1077-91, 1092-99, 1355-58 NH, B14-16, J122-26, etc., F-VF, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : 3,000 USD

    Lot# : 3551 CHINA

    CHINA SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUES COLLECTION. desirable and deep collection of these early 20th century issues neatly arranged on quadrille pages, includes not only used "sections" but also mint including a few intact strips of the five different parts including letters of the alphabet in both blue and red, also strips without overprints specifically for the Chinese Post Office, other better items include numerous used with nice assortment of markings, generally F-VF and offered intact as received.
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3552 CHINA

    CHINA LOCALS ASSORTMENT. on homemade pages including issues of Kewkiang, Tientsin, Foochow, Chungking, Chinkiang, Ichang, Chefoo, Amoy, Wuhu, Formosa, as well as Shanghai "Candareen" Dragons, usual mixed condition but overall a Fine selection of these popular issues.
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : 2,700 USD

    Lot# : 3553 CHINA

    TAIWAN plus JAPANESE OCCUPATION, REGIONALS, COLLECTION. many 100s mint and used on assorted pages, includes numerous 1930/40 overprints on Martyr issues on pages with denominations to $30 and surcharges to $800, then on to Taiwan 1950s onwards with many complete sets incl 1966 Beijing Opera Masks, plenty of mint sets of the 1970s incl 1973 Horses, then Northeastern Provinces, postage dues, airposts, etc,, generally F-VF and well worth a close look
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3554 CHINA

    CHINA 1940s/80s COLLECTION. many hundreds of mint and used in a Scott album and incl some PRC issues, note well over 400 Sun Yat-sen/ Martyrs issues incl Provinces, 1949 surcharges on train/liner issues, Taiwan 1958 Butterflies mint, PRC 1960 Goldfish mint, etc., through to back of the book incl assorted provinces complete sets, etc., usual mixed condition, generally F-VF, worth a careful viewingrn
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3555 CHINA

    CHINA BALANCE. interesting but slightly disorganized group of some collection balances on pages or in stock sheets, well over 1000 mint and used, almost all pre-1950, with at least about 75% being the Martyrs/ Sun Yat-sen types incl Sinkiang to $20 mint, Japanese Occupation ovpts, Kwang Jung, etc, Szechwan, paquebot cancels, etc., also see 1949 Flying Geese swans to $10 Blue green, 1949 Silver yuan surcharges; earlier as 1913/15 Junk/ Hall of Classics, 2nd Peking printings, Sinkiang overprints to mint $1, etc, 1940s S/S, better post-1950s through landscapes, etc., VG-VF; offered intact as receivedrn
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050 USD

    Lot# : 3556 CHINA

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    MINI COLLECTIONS OF CHINA, TAIWAN & PRC Several hundred mostly mint sets, souvenir sheets and some FDCs displayed on black stocksheets. The earliest material is a handfull of used sets and singles from Taiwan during the late 1950s and early 1960s, followed by a group of booklets from the 1980s, then some mint sets. The PRC section is the much stronger group. Here we note some mint sets and singles from the 1950s, most notably a bottom margin single of Scott# 66 with imperforte margin. These are followed by a couple of reprints of the 1960s Most of the collection consists of sets and souvenir sheets from the late 1980s to 1990s plus some FDCs. The last four stockpages hold a small collection of currency. The owners catalog value includes the catalog value of the currency and is quite high considering that it is now a few years old.
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 575 USD

    Lot# : 3557 CHINA

    CHINA COLLECTION to 1960s. starter collection of mostly used on pages and incl a small collection of Shanghai issues, strongest in 1930s/40s issues plus some premium 1950s/60s sets incl 1046-51 used, 1355-58 mint, B14-16 used, etc. also includes some provinces, some duplication, usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 3558 CHINA

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    TAIWAN ACCUMULATION 1960-1990 assortment of mint sets and four stock books of recent used material plus a few scattered commercial covers and some FDCs all stuffed into a box; the best items spotted are 1556-62 (10 NH), 1776-83 (3 NH) and 1659-65 (2 NH); the four stock books hold an assortment of used stamps usually in quantities up to about eight each, arranged in some semblance of Scott order; finally, there is a small group of covers and FDCs plus a few loose album pages of mostly inexpensive material from the 1940s/50s. Altogether, a worthwhile group.
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 3559 CHINA

    CHINA (TAIWAN) 1990/2000 MINT NH COLLECTION. sets, singles, S/S, booklets, etc in mounts on pages, mostly complete for period, incl 2915 with gold ovpt for WAPEX '93 show, 2935-39 sheets of 20, 3131-32, 3369-70, VF; Face Value NT$10,500+
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3560 CHINA

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    CHINA STOCKBOOK ASSORTMENT W/ OVERPRINTS. two stockbooks and a small notebook filled with mainly 1940s/50s Chinese issues, mainly used but some mint, wide variety of stamps including many overprints, generally F-VF, received as catalogue was going to press so unchecked for better stamps
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 3561 CHINA

    CHINA ACCUMULATION ON STOCK PAGES. dozens of pages loaded with stamps, mostly pre-1945 with some Taiwan and PRC mixed in, the majority used but plenty of mint and NH as well, large number of unchecked surcharged issues, few FDCs and S/S, generally F-VF, close inspection could prove very rewarding
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 3562 CHINA

    CHINA AND PRC FDC AND COVER ACCUMULATION covers and FDC plus a smattering of PRC souvenir sheets without postal validity; we note a wide span of years from the late 1940s to about 1985 that includes some from China, many from Taiwan and more from PRC; also includes some unused postal cards; mostly F-VF; just a lot of interesting material.
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 3563 CHINA - JAPANESE OCCUPATION ISSUES

    CHINA - JAPANESE OCCUPATION ISSUES MINT COLLECTION. A mint collection replete with issues for Fall of Singapore and Manchukuo Anniversary (3N55/7N61), other regions include not just North China occupation but specific occupations for Shangtung, Kwangtung (extensive) as well as the Meng Chiang occupations, some of the better items include 4N34/4N38, 6N30/6N34, 6N45/6N60, 2N1/2N5, 2N51/2N59, 2N68/2N74, 2N107/2N113, 2N114/2N120, 2N123/2N127, and more as well as other key values/sets, generally fresh and F-VF, plenty of elusive issues included and ideal for continuation
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3564 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    PRC COLLECTION to 1990s. very attractive mint collection of well over 1500 stamps and S/S in 4 Lighthouse hingeless albums (no 1959/74 issues); starts with some reprints as usual though note issued set of 1952 Athletics blocks, 1955 Scientists S/S, 1957 Liberation Army, 1976 4th Year Plan, 1978 Horses, 1979 Monkey King, 1979 National Games + S/S, 1979 Emblem + S/S, 1980 Qi Baishi paintings + S/S, 1980 Garden, 1981/82 12 Beauties + S/S, etc. plus booklet panes incl 1981 Year of the Cock through to the 1990s, NH or without gum as issued, F-VF, ideal for expansionrn
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : 3,000 USD

    Lot# : 3565 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    PRC COLLECTION 1949/80. several hundred NH or without gum as issued sets, singles and couple of S/S in a stock book, numerous premium as 234, 271-72, 321-25, 344, 357a, 364-66, 402-04, 426-37, 441-44, 456, 467-82, 523-24, 536-37, 711-12, 828-32, 1143-54, 1215-21, 1281-98, 1632-35, etc., generally fresh and F-VF; a very clean and attractive collection
    Start Price : 1,600 USD
    Current Opening : 1,600 USD
    Hammer price : 1,900 USD

    Lot# : 3566 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    PRC 1975/87 MINT NH ASSORTMENT. 65 different NH sets (Scott 1215/2094) in dealer "102" cards, good deal complete for period (no S/S), NH, F-VF; Scott $1,728; inventry accompanies
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3567 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    PRC MULTIPLES AND BOOKLETS. mostly PRC accumulation incl. Scott #202-5 (mint blocks of 40), 249-66 (blocks of eight), 1692-4 (sheets of 20 x 5), also PRC booklets 1678a (2), 1764a, 1789a (2), 1889a and 2074a and a bit of Republic of China and Manchukuo (mint sheet of 100 #154-5), F-VF, neat little group
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 3568 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    PRC STOCK. 100s of mostly mint sets and singles in stock sheets or sales pages with better as 1143-54 mint, 1290-92 mint, some early reprints as usual, etc., generally F-VF
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3569 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    MODERN CHINA GROUP. small group of mostly PRC Year Sets in small Chinese stockbooks and other souvenir items, better sets throughout, F-VF
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3570 PEOPLE S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    PRC STARTER COLLECTION to 1974. of mostly used on pages, early issues reprints or favor cancelled, 1953/62 issues mostly complete used, few better incl 42-43 mint, 456 used, 506-17 used, 1076-83 mint, 1095-98 mint, etc., mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 3571 COLOMBIA

    COLOMBIA COLLECTION. two-volume collection of 2000+ mint and used stamps from the classics onwards written-up and housed in albums, very little duplication, with exciting classics. Includes 1859 first issues genuine and reference, 1861 New Granada first issues with all values to 1 peso used, 1862 to 1864 issues, 1865 to 1 peso rose and vermilion shades used, further good high values incl. 1870 10p black on vermilion shades used, 1870s imperfs with a plethora of shades and cancels, 1876 20c blue Liberty on laid paper used, leading on to 1890s with extensive perforation varieties identified, as well as issues of the early 20th century with multiples bearing interesting postmarks; much more here to view, highly recommended.
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : 800 USD

    Lot# : 3572 COLOMBIA

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    COLOMBIA COLLECTION TO 1960s IN TWO SCOTT ALBUMS. two Scott albums w/ pages to 2008, stamps to about 1960s, with the vast majority of material pre-1940, album loaded with stock pages and older album pages of additional material, including many varieties, errors, forgeries, etc., mix of mint and used (with even a couple of covers), certainly not all genuine but still perfect for the specialist, generally F-VF, worthy of a close inspection
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 3573 CROATIA

    CROATIA IN TRANSITION COLLECTION, 1919/20. an extraordinary holding of mint and used (many rarities and incl some certificates), errors, varieties and proofs, etc. in an old stock book; ."SHS" ovpts incl extensive double and inverted overprints, the ovpts on Charles and Zita 10f Violet and 15f Red with Zrinjscak cert plus the same issues in NH blocks of ten, then the rare 10f Rose white numerals Harvester type with signatures, as well as the 15f also signed; add'l interesting crude provisional "SHS" and "SHS Preko-murje" handstamp types incl on postage dues and Koztarsasag ovpts (many used), followed by 1920 2h Surcharges on imperf Bosnian Girl series mint (signed) with additional 2h on 10h Green inverted used (signed twice); Slovenian Chain Breakers, postage dues with proofs, an original test-print sheet of the Croatia 1919 Allegory of Freedom and Youth issues (with Petric opinion and signed by him), etc, some dubious as expected but overall F-VF and a fascinating collection that would be near impossible to duplicate
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3574 CROATIA

    DESIRABLE CROATIA COLLECTION to 1940s. a wonderful holding of hundreds of proofs, errors, unusual covers, scarce stamps (many with certificates), etc. all housed in one stock book, highlights include assorted 1919 Occupation of Hungary "Baranya" ovpts with certificates and frankings on fieldpost stationery and other cards, Croatia "SHS" ovpts incl on white numeral 10f Rose and 15f Violet Harvesters, the 1918 50f Green and black postage due with certificate, inverted and double ovpts, local handstamp types with certificates, etc. through to 1918 Freedom of Croatia / Slovenia with of proofs and trial colors as well as the set on cover; other good postal history with the Slovenia Chain Breakers, King Peter etc.. including commercially used bisects, also the Bosnia / Herzegovina Wounded charity issues with the wrong ovpts and inverted errors NH/ mint with certificates, the "Kralievstvo" on Kaiser ovpts incl numerous examples of the key 50h Slate blue, 1920 2h Surcharges on Bosnian girl with certificate with the 2h on 6h Violet NH etc., generally F-VF, leave plenty of time to view this lovely collection
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3575 CROATIA

    CROATIA COVERS SELECTION, 1941/45. several dozen covers housed in an album representing a diverse range of uses, incl "Checkerboard Shield" ovpts issues, single and combination commercial frankings, especially attractive combinations with pictorial issue postal stationery, «Nezavisna Drzava» ovpts single frankings, pictorial 1k deep blue green bisect, airpost series on special cover, useful assortment of postmarks, etc, , generally F-VF; very attractive for the Croatian specialist collector or dealerrn
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3576 CUBA

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    CUBA COLLECTION, 1855/87. an excellent mint and used collection of 99 stamps on vintage pages plus an extra blank page with 22 "Baby" Alfonso XIII issues, highlights include 1862/64 Isabellas complete, 1866s complete, 1867, 1868 and 1869 series complete mint with vibrant colors, 1870 5c Blue and 1874 "Espania" 1p Carmine unused, Alfonso XII issues with better values, 1879 10c Orange mint, 1880 10c Lake mint, assortment of ornament surcharges etc., naturally some small faults and a few dubious here the quality is generally far above average, VG-VF
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3577 CUBA

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    MOSTLY MINT CLASSICS COLLECTION TO 1896 Small collection of about 175 mostly mint stamps on five well-filled album pages to 1896. We note that the first issue is complete (Scott #1-4) though mixed mint and used. Then nearly complete from 1866 to 1869 and fairly complete from 1871 to 1896. Only a handfull of stamps needed for total completion on these few pages. Condition is a little mixed, though generally Fine-VF. Owners catalog value $2400.00.
    Start Price : 475 USD
    Current Opening : 475 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3578 CZECHOSLOVAKIA

    CZECHOSLOVAKIA LOCALS, FORERUNNERS and HRADCANY ISSUES COLLECTION. first part of a specialized collection of the 1919/23 issues with several hundred mint and used accompanied by excellent postal history throughout all neatly written up (in German) and organized on homemade pages, begins with the methodically organized Hradcany castles with dozens of proofs followed by the regular issues denomination by denomination with major constant plate flaws noted and includes the scarce unissued imperf 25 ultra on piece (signed Gilbert), the 10h Green and 20h Rose imperf errors signed, interesting perf types not listed in Scott (for example 5h blue green perf 11½x10¾ - two pairs on document front), the perf 15h Red with a range of shades, a study of the private perforations, etc, leading on to postage dues with forerunner types used on cover, «Posta Ceskoslovenksa» ovpts, «Cesko-Slovensky Stat» forerunners series used, Hradcany postal stationery, etc., generally F-VF, a pleasure to view
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold