Sale 3051 - Part VII - United States, British Commonwealth, and Worldwide Collections
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  • Lot# : 4501 GERMAN COLONIES - German Southwest Africa

    GERMAN SOUTHWEST AFRICA MINT COLLECTION, 1897/1919. Scott #1-34 on album pages, o.g., F-VF (Scott $1,397)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 4502 GERMAN COLONIES - Mariana Islands

    MARIANA ISLANDS COLLECTION, 1900/19. complete mint on album page, F-VF
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 70.00 USD
    Hammer price : 85.00 USD

    Lot# : 4503 GERMAN COLONIES - Marshall Islands

    MARSHALL ISLANDS COLLECTION, 18971916. comprehensive mint or used sets and singles on leaves with 1-6 mint (5pf signed Steuer, 25pf-50pf signed Lantelme), 7-12 used, 7-27 mint, 19-24 used, generally F-VF
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 4504 GERMAN COLONIES - Samoa

    SAMOA COLLECTION, 1900/15. on copuple of album pages and comprised of 51-56 used, 57-73 mint, also includes a few forerunners with Apia cancels, generally F-VF
    Start Price : 80.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
    Hammer price : 110.00 USD

    Lot# : 4505 GERMAN COLONIES - Togo

    TOGO COLLECTION, 1897/1919. on album page and comprised of 1-6 used, 7-23 mint (#23 NH), also includes a few forerunners, F-VF
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
    Hammer price : 95.00 USD

    Lot# : 4506 HUNGARY

    HUNGARY "OLD-TIME" COLLECTION. hundreds of 1919 issues, virtually all different mint written up the old fashioned way in ink in an album, including excellent Romanian Occupations; highlights include complete Szeged issues with key stamps signed incl 5k and 10k Parliament (#11N12/13), 20f Dark brown and 20f Gray brown Koztarsasag ovpts (#11N27/28), 20f Brown «Magyar Posta» (#11N34), etc. as well as the newspaper stamp with inverted ovpt.; then Transylvania with first and second type ovpts on the long Turul semi-postals complete, again signed (5NB1/5NB13, 6NB1/6NB11), as well as better postage dues including the scarce first Transylvania 1b Green and red signed (#5NJ2), etc, a few dubious as usual but much more here to investigate, a most attractive collection assembled many decades ago
    Start Price : 450.00 USD
    Current Opening : 450.00 USD
    Hammer price : 575.00 USD

    Lot# : 4507 HUNGARY

    HUNGARY "BACK OF THE BOOK" NON-SCOTT-LISTED ASSORTMENT. exciting array of non-Scott-listed material in a circuit book, well over 700 mint and used stamps showing an impressive variety of the semi-official, provisional and private «P» and «T» handstamps for postage due purposes, applied to the Harvester and Charles/ Zita issues; includes scarce used examples of many of these types as well as lots of «sets» in mint blocks of four (usually mounted on selvage only) with dozens of different overprint series in this format; for example diagonal blue «Porto», diagonal «Porto» in boxes and lozenges, surcharges including large numerals and «filler» values in circled «Porto», as well as «P» in seven-bar oval, «T» in several different sizes both plain and in circles, triangles and lozenges, etc. F-VF; these items rarely encountered in such a huge opportunity for the Hungarian specialist
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4508 ICELAND

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    ATTRACTIVE ICELAND COLLECTION TO 1991. Davo album, mix of mint and used, note mint 152-66, 213-16, C3, C4-8, and CO1, generally Very Fine and fresh, an attractive collection
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4509 ITALIAN STATES

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    ITALIAN STATES COLLECTION. well over 100 classics, mint, unused and used (typical assortment of forgeries and reprints) on Yvert pages including (used unless otherwise stated) Sardinia 1851 20c Blue (#2), 40c Rose (#3) both signed, 1853 embossed 20c Blue (#5), 1854 embossed issues, a very attractive trio with the scarce 40c with neat cds and signed, 1855 Emmanuel heads with shades and postmarks, incl 5c Myrtle green, 10c Grey and Grey brown, 40c with full lozenge cancel of Marseille (France) on piece, 80c shades light and dark orange, etc.; Naples with an attractive range of 1861 and 1862 mint/ unused to 80c, etc.; also a full page of Roman States, Lombardy-Venetia including the scarce 1865 2s Yellow perf 9½ used (#20); typical very mixed condition, VG-VF; huge catalog value
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4510 ITALIAN STATES - Tuscany

    TUSCANY FORGERY COLLECTION. excellent collection of reference material on the lion and cross issues, identified and written up on album pages, with about 250 examples including a visually stunning Fournier/ Marzocco 2 soldi lion block of 30, as well as strips and pairs of several other denominations, then Marzocco examples both with and without denominations, plus a range of the cross issues by Fournier and Spiro, the latter in «used» sheets of 25, from a lifelong collector of this area, a great opportunity for the Italian States specialist
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 425.00 USD

    Lot# : 4511 ITALIAN STATES - Two Sicilies

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    TWO SICILIES - NAPLES MAGNIFICENT POSTAL FORGERIES COLLECTION. an extraordinary collection of postal forgeries starting with five of the 2gr, twenty-three of the 10gr including ribbed paper, as well as forty of the 20gr again including ribbed paper and a trio of one scarce used with 2 genuine stamps on piece; a total of 68 postal forgery examples and two genuine; 19th century postal forgeries are highly sought after and this collection is quite exceptional.
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 USD

    Lot# : 4512 ITALIAN STATES - Two Sicilies

    TWO SICILIES - NAPLES FORGERY COLLECTION. a fascinating collection beginning with six Sperati forgeries on the Savoy cross, followed by a proof of the same signed by Sperati in blue and the next page a black proof again signed by Sperati; then blocks of four of all eight denominations of the side-profile embossed issues for Neapolitan Provinces, all four margins, the ½t, ½gr, 1gr, 2gr, 5gr, 10gr, 20gr and 50gr two types, followed by further Sperati examples with the 2gr in blue and black, of which the former has an inverted head on piece and the latter an inverted head unused, followed by rare sunken composite proofs of the Naples issue official reprints in rose with ½gr and 20gr, 1g and 5gr, 10gr and 50gr all in sunken composite pairs, an outstanding collection
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,400.00 USD

    Lot# : 4513 ITALY

    ITALY 19th CENTURY STAMPLESS COVERS COLLECTION.l approx 345 covers 1800s/1870s incl good number of Parodi correspondence into Genova, some French Occupation period, Papal States, disinfected and military mail, etc., vast array of different town cancels, official cachets, transit markings, manuscript ratings, etc., usual mixed condition but a Fine lot for the devotee of early Italian postal history
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 575.00 USD

    Lot# : 4514 TRIESTE-A

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    TRIESTE-A 1947/54 SPECIALIZED COLLECTION. on Bush pages in two binders, replete with the issued stamps and nicely enhanced with errors (including some inverted and double overprints) and varieties, multiples including plate blocks, "back of the book" including revenues, etc., all mint except for a small selection of town cancels, note (mint unless otherwise indicated) highly complete 1947-54 commems and definitives in singles and blocks plus many in the corner margin blocks of 9, C1-12 blocks, C13-16 singles and blocks,C20-26 singles and blocks, E1-7 singles and blocks, J1-29 singles and blocks, Q1-12 singles and blocks, Q13-26 singles and block, Q18 with 5.5mm spacing (Mondolfo cert), QY1-4 singles and blocks, etc., many of the multiples with two or more stamps some slight discoloration due to being mounted on the page by black photo corners, generally fresh and F-VF, a wonderful collection with a very large catalogue value, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 750.00 USD

    Lot# : 4515 JAPAN

    JAPAN 1940s ILLUSTRATED POSTMARKS COLLECTION. an unusual collection of 1940s illustrated postmarks on 888 postal stationery cards - the 1.5s green and 2s brown equestrian statue types - written-up with place-names and catalog numbers and all housed in 23 small photo albums; this appears to be a comprehensively assembled survey of these cancels, as far as we can see all different, including Tanihama sunbathers, Yoshino warrior, Minami Senju Buddha statue, Aone, Kurisuno and Yamada skiers, Matsuyama and Tajimi ceramics, etc, etc. A trip round Japan through these delightful miniature views, this collection would be very difficult to assemble again.
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4516 JAPAN

    JAPAN COLLECTION to EARLY 1900s. Few hundred stamps on pages or in stock cards of which about half are 19th century issues starting with genuine (yet beat up) 1872 perf ½s brown followed by a range of Crest and Chrysanthemum issues through 1876/1877 on to the 1879s complete; the stock cards with assorted cancel interest, collection continues complete from 1896 Chinese-Japanese war issues, through to 1908 and then a bit further to the Jingo series, etc., usual mixed condition with some dubious as usual, careful inspection a must
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 4517 LIECHTENSTEIN

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    TREASURE TROVE OF 1992/2002 LIECHTENSTEIN "NEW ISSUE" SUBSCRIPTION FOLDERS full of NH singles and sets, sheets, favor cancel singles and sets plus official FDC still in the original postal service packaging, with an additional folder of some older material including 157-59 mint, C34-37 NH sheets, etc., generally PO fresh and Very Fine; the packing invoices total to over CHF5,500 (this includes cto stamps and FDC but the overwhelming majority of the value is in the mint singles and sheets)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4518 LIECHTENSTEIN

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    LIECHTENSTEIN AMASSMAENT of 1970s/90s sets, singles, sheets and FDC with much of the material still in postal service packaging, some premium noted along with some high value definitives,some minor duplication, generally PO fresh and NH, mostly VF, the packing invoices with majority of the pacjkages total to over CHF5,700 (this includes cto stamps and FDC but the overwhelming majority of the value is in the mint singles and sheets)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4519 LIECHTENSTEIN

    EXTENSIVE LIECHTENSTEIN COLLECTION, 1912/2001. in four well filled Safe hingeless pages with two sets (both filled) for 1972-84, highly complete with mixed o.g./ NH to 1938 and then virtually all PO fresh and NH thereafter including the S/S, some better earlier include some 1921 issue complete with some perf varieties, 74-80, 82-89, 90-93 NH, 94-107, 114, 116-29 NH, B1-6 NH, B7-10, B11-13 NH, C1-6, C7-8, C9-13, C14 NH, etc., fresh and mostly Very Fine, ideal foundation collection
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 4520 LUXEMBOURG

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    LUXEMBOURG 19th CENTURY ISSUES COLLECTION. old-time quality collection of several dozen mint and used 19th century stamps on quadrille album pages, highlights including #1 four margins used, 1859/64 Coats of Arms incl. 2c Black and 30c Lilac used, 10c Blue, 12½c Rose, 25c Brown and 40c Orange unused with vibrant colors, lots of mint 1c shades rouletted and rouletted in color, unusual 4c Green imperfs mint (signed) and used examples, 1871 12½c Carmine mint, 1866 37½c Bister used, 1869/72 20c Gray brown and Yellow brown mint, 1fr mint signed Diena, etc,, followed by a wonderful range of wonderful postmarks on the color roulette issues incl. blue cds and "PD" cancels, etc, Fine group for the specialist
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4521 LUXEMBOURG

    LUXEMBOURG COLLECTION. a two-volume collection with some pleasant duplication, much strength in 20th century including 1935 Intellectuals mint, 1949 Charlotte S/S mint and used, 1950 War Orphans mint, 1951 United Europe sets mint, 1952 Exhibition mint, 1956-57 Europa mint, etc, considerable substance in good sets must be viewed carefully
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 4522 NETHERLANDS AND COLONIES

    NETHERLANDS SHEET COLLECTION 1950/54. fresh, mint NH selection of sheets of 100 or half sheets of 50 in two sheet files, incl. 12 different semi-postal sets Scott #B208-13, B214-18, B219-23 (50 each), B224-28 and B229-33 (100 each), B244-45 (50), B249-53 (100), B254-58 and B259-63 (50 each), B264-68, B269-70 and B271-75 (100 each), also 328-29 and 365 (100 each), owner's Scott $14,800+, solid group, generally F-VF or better
    Start Price : 1,200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4523 NETHERLANDS AND COLONIES

    NETHERLANDS COLONIES MINT BLOCKS 1937/60. various quantities of mint never hinged blocks and part sheets in two sheet files, highlights incl. Netherlands Antilles Scott 206-07 (35), 230 (32), B10-14 (8), B21-25 (20), CB13-20 (20), Surinam B53-54 (16), B55-57 (10) and B58-61 (18), owner's Scott $3,000+, fresh and generally F-VF or better
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 4524 NICARAGUA

    NICARAGUA SPECIALIZED 1st ISSUE USED COLLECTION. old-time collection of postmarks on the first issues neatly arranged on quadrille album pages, well over 300 stamps including wide range of cancels including some elusive, highlights include a systematic study of the circular town cancels from the extensive numeral town types presented methodically incl 7-Leon type b, 10-Ocotal, 11-Matagalpa, 12-Jinotega, purple 13-San Juan del Norte, etc. followed by a study of cds types including Panama transit, Paquebot, steamships, etc. as well as dozens of fancy cancels including further numerals, stars and crosses in red, black and blue, target cancels, grids, scarce negative cds cancels, manuscripts, etc., generally Fine or better; assembled decades ago and offered intact as received
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4525 NICARAGUA

    NICARAGUA 1st ISSUE SPECIALIZED MINT COLLECTION. old-time highly specialised collection of the mint first issues with well over 300 stamps arranged and annotated (in German) on quadrille pages, starting 1862 and leading through to the 1869 perf issues with paper varieties, singles and multiples, shades, etc., more than a dozen examples of the 5c Black including block of four with the white gum of the original printings; rouletted issues followed by further studies including on the 5c black, etc., typical mixed condition but better than usually seen, VG-VF; an excellent collection of these challenging issues
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 4526 NICARAGUA

    NICARAGUA COLLECTION. very attractive mint and used collection written-up in an album, with well over 2000 stamps starting with dozens of first issues categorized by papers, including the 5P Black perf mint (#5; x2), 5P Black roulette mint (#10; x2), etc, also a study of 19th century postmarks, leading on to better issues of the 1890s incl 1895 50c Violet mint (#76), 1897 5P (#98), 1898 watermark arms with 2P and 5P mint (#108/109), etc., then a good range of early 20th century surcharges with lots of varieties and errors, including on multiples, types se-tenant etc, through to back of the book with an interesting range of Zelaya provincials, postage dues, airposts, 19th century officials sets, telegraphs, etc, please inspect
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 4527 PARAGUAY

    PARAGUAY AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. SPECIMENS. an exciting holding of material from the American Banknote Company archive with over 800 hundred punched-hole specimen overprints, all NH and with much in multiples; the issues are late 1930s and 1940s incl. 1939 Paz del Chaco to 5p, 1940 Pan-American airpost officials to 100p incl. 5p block of four with partial «Specimen Dept.» ovpt over 2 stamps, as well as Francia to 5p, 1941 Asuncion 400th Anniversary 500p, etc. An opportunity for the Paraguay specialist, dealer or collector
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 850.00 USD

    Lot# : 4528 RUSSIA

    RUSSIA SOUVENIR SHEETS 1937/69. collection of 39 different mint NH souvenir sheets ranging from Scott #596//3683, C75a, incl. 970, 1080a, 1082a, 1325a, 2926 etc., owner's Scott $2,000, condition varies, generally F-VF
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4529 RUSSIAN TERRITORIES, REPUBLICS AND OCCUPIED AREAS - Armenia

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    ARMENIA OLDTIME COLLECTION 1919/22. solid collection, mostly mint on well-filled Scott International pages, highlights incl. Scott #130-36, 130a-36a, 138-48A, 141a-47a, 163, 186-87, 187c, 190A-B, 200-06, 207B, 207C, 208-11, 212-19A, 220-24, 231, 233-35, 237, 250-53, 347-58, 383-90a etc., also mint blocks 361, 368, 387, 387a and 390, minor duplication, some used, lovely assortment, owner's Scott $11,260, generally F-VF
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 4530 SWITZERLAND

    SWITZERLAND 1980s/90s FULL SHEETS ASSORTMENT. all different commems, definitives and charity issues full sheets, NH, some light margin bends/ wrinkles, NH, mostly VF; Face Value CHF7,100+ (surcharges on charity issues not figured)
    Start Price : 3,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 4531 SWITZERLAND

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    SWITZERLAND STAMPS and COVERS HOLDING. an interesting and diverse holding of around 1500 stamps as well as postal history from the 19th century onwards in four volumes representing better material stripped from collections over the many years, note a good range of sitting Helvetias NH to the 1fr, early telegraph stamps to 3fr also NH, useful early Pro Juventute issues incl. 1916 10c used (4), etc, the Mountains high values, tete-beche and se-tenant pairs from William Tell types onwards, regimental labels, etc.; another strong area in the officials with War Industry overpints including the key 7½pf Grey NH, much "back of the book" with many mint multiples, varieties, etc from 19th century onwards, 1920s issues on cover, other postal history includes sitting Helvetias on cover, through to better 20th century, etc., lots of semi-postal sets and S/S, etc., usual mixed condition, mostly F-VF; must inspect to appreciate
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4532 SWITZERLAND

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    SWITZERLAND "NEW ISSUES" HORDE. mostly 1990s (some later, some earlier) sets, singles, FDC, etc. with majority still in postal service packaging, some duplication with many four of each mint set and two FDC, also includes some miscellaneous issues including some 1970s/80s presentation packs, a stack of a few 100 extra 1980s/90s FDC plus a starter collection of mostly 1970s/80s NH in two hingeless albums, generally PO fresh and VF, the packing invoices for 1990s/2000s shipments total over CHF2,200 of which a very large percentage is for the mint stamps - note that this figure will include the surcharge for the charity issues
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 900.00 USD

    Lot# : 4533 SWITZERLAND

    SWITZERLAND "PRO JUVENTUTE" ISSUES USED SHEETS ASSORTMENT. a substantial album of used sheets from 1960s to 1980s with 200 or more complete sheets; an impressive holding with face value approaching CHF5,000 and the catalog here will be considerably more; some sheets stuck on the top selvage only, F-VF
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 4534 SWITZERLAND

    SWITZERLAND MINT/USED TO 1980s. somewhat disheveled album with several different types of pages mixed together, appears to be pretty sparse for the early years but picks up in the 20th century, no great rarities jump out at us but a lot of clean and fresh material from the 1950s on, view to see if this is for you
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 100.00 USD

    Lot# : 4535 YEMEN

    YEMEN MINT COLLECTION. 100s neatly arranged on quadrille pages in an Yvert album, highlights from the 1950s onwards incl some better S/S, 1961 Refugees, etc., ends with the "Sand Dunes" period topicals, generally F-VF; please inspect carefully this much underrated country
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4536 British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

    WORLDWIDE COVER BALANCE. few 100 including Austria C58 on a cover to USA, Cuba 59c bisect, France approx 65 1850s/90s covers including foreign destinations (including 19 pair to Mexico), B66-67 affixed on Louvre art cards, Italy 32 single franking to London, Liechtenstein B14 registered to USA, Russia 24 single franking to London, etc. plus some Italian States, couple envelope stuffed withs 1930s/60s Canada and GB including FDC plus general worldwide with FDC, etc., usual mixed condition, VG-VF, view to appreciate
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 350.00 USD
    Hammer price : 575.00 USD

    Lot# : 4537 British and Foreign Covers and Postal History

    WORLDWIDE POSTAL HISTORY ASSORTMENT. approx 85 mostly 19th century covers and cards including Austrian and French (including few Offices in Turkey) stampless covers, three 1867/73 fumigated covers Italy to Tunisia, a dozen 1804/13 French Occupation of Italy, five 1818/62 Russian stampless covers to France, 1786 cover from Cayenne to Bordeaux, 1856 cover Madeira to Havre via London and Calais, etc., usual mixed condition but a Fine assortment worth a close look
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 450.00 USD

    Lot# : 4538 BALTIC AREA

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    BALTIC SCOTT ALBUM TO 1940. an amalgamation of several different collections in one binder, loaded with sets and singles, generally Very Fine and clean
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4539 EUROPE

    OLD-TIME EUROPE COLLECTION for "M-U" COUNTRIES. 1000s in an old battered Schaubek album (1922 edition with Schaubek album pages inserted for post 1922) to 1950s mint and used for Malta to Ukraine; includes useful Italian States of Modena and especially Sardinia, extensive Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway from #1 with manuscript cancel, Poland with interesting locals from 1914/18 period, Portugal, Romania with imperfs onwards with interesting cancels through to 1906 set plus high values mint and much more, Russia with a good range of Czarist issues through to the 1930s as well as back of the book, Sweden strong with 19th century cancels through to 20th century, Switzerland incl; Rayons, «Strubeli» from 2rp onwards, a good range of Standing and Seated Heltvetia, Serbia, Spain from #1 onwards with about 2 dozen imperfs and various subsequent issues including a few high values (some dubious as always) on to the 1930s Columbus set both pictorials high values, etc, early Yugoslavia particularly for Bosnia and Croatia in early transition, Czechoslovakia with dozens of different «Posta Ceskoslovenska» ovpts including occasional signatures but some forgeries as well plus Castles both perf and imperf, usual mixed condition with some slightly stuck down, VG-VF
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 4540 EUROPE

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    EASTERN EUROPE COUNTRY COLLECTIONS. 3-volume collection of Romania, Hungary, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia, the latter probably the strongest with an entire hingeless album with very strong used 1920s/60s issues incl S/S with Prague 1950 S/S signed by designer, Prague 1955 S/S perf and imperf, Prague 1962 S/S perf and imperf, etc., useful Romania in an old-fashioned European album with hundreds of mint and used from 1872 to 1930s, intact and including good 1905/06 semi-postal sets, 1906 Jubilees complete, postal fiscals, S/S, airposts and officials, etc., the third book has several hundred mint and used stamps incl. Hungary with page after page of pre-1920s issues, Croatia "SHS" ovpts and other Yugoslavian forerunners, also pre-1940 Latvia, Lithuania and Montenegro, mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 450.00 USD
    Current Opening : 450.00 USD
    Hammer price : 475.00 USD

    Lot# : 4541 EUROPE

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    3-VOLUME EUROPE COLLECTION. old-time scrapbook-style collection with many hundreds of NH and used stamps as well as postal history apparently bought as new issues in the 1930s and 1940s; we note strong Germany incl. very attractive German States covers and used postal stationery particularly the Prussia 3sg Brown envelope with 3sg Bister stamp tied by Odenkirche cds cancels, through Third Reich with propaganda cards, 1928 Ebert/Hindenberg to 80pf mint NH, se-tenants incl. Ostland ovpts NH, early FDCs, etc, as well as Danzig, Memel, plebiscites, France incl. advertising label on cover, Russia, General Gouvernement postal history, etc, etc. Please inspect carefully, there will be many more discoveries to be made here.
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 4542 EUROPE

    PLEASANT EUROPE ASSORTMENT. delightful old-time scrapbook-style collection with well over 1000 mostly mint NH stamps of the early 20 century collected as new issues; we note WW II Latvia and Lithuania occupation ovpts incl. Zarasai/Zargrad 5k type IIA with broken «t» mint NH (cat. EUR275), Ukraine trident ovpts wih signatures, Italian area with a series of AMG-FTT overprints mint NH with different types on the 100L carmine, Swiss pro juventute sets, WWII French legion, France 1947 40f Ader NH, Russia 1913 Royal Portraits with 20k and others NH, French Colonies, Netherlands 1920 2.50g on 10g orange Wilhelmina used, etc, as well as some nice Japan incl. National Parks miniature sheet; offered intact as received with sleepers highly likely, please inspect carefully.
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 230.00 USD

    Lot# : 4543 LATIN AMERICA

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    LATIN AMERICA A-H IN TWO SCOTT ALBUMS. includes Scott pages for Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Honduras to 1971, with additional material/album pages interspersed, stamps somewhat haphazardly sorted which makes the process of looking through these albums even more fun, certainly some potential upon close inspection
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4544 LATIN AMERICA

    LATIN AMERICA BANK NOTES ASSORTMENT. about 170 different banknotes from the 1890s onwards, including issues of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, El Salvador Uruguay, Venezuela, as well as Surinam and Belize, a very attractive array with many in uncirculated condition, inspection recommended
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4545 MIDDLE EAST

    MIDDLE EAST ASSORTMENT featuring EGYPT. over 1000 mint and used neatly organized neatly in an old battered stock book, mostly different with minor duplication on Egypt»s pyramid issues which include several dozen examples from 1867 and subsequent issues through to 1920s commem sets, Kings Fuad and Farouk £1 values used then mint, 1933/38 air mails used, UAR ovpts on air mails mint incl double error on 40m Carmine, UAR S/S, continuing to Egypt back of the book with postage dues and officials from the first issues onwards, pyramid revenues, Suez Canal steamship locals (some dubious or reprints as usual), as well as Sudan with a useful range of the camel postman issues to 10pi, officials also to 10pi, early telegraphs «TEL» in oval handstamp on «Soudan» overprinted pyramids, the Sudan military telegraphs se-tenant pairs with ten values to 25pi, etc., also Iraq, etc., usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4546 SCANDINAVIA

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    SCANDINAVIA COLLECTOR'S STOCK. oldtime 19th and 20th Century collector's stock in an old European stockbook, good selection of 19th Century as well as 20th Century mint and used complete sets, incl. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, condition varies, generally F-VF
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4547 Topical Collections

    NELSON MANDELA TOPICALS. stamps, covers, booklets, presentation items, etc. all honoring the former South African president, includes three 1994 autographed inaugural covers (two with 5r coin), a signed inaugural program, various stamps, sheets and booklets of South Africa, etc., generally fresh and VF
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 4548 Topical Collections

    EXTENSIVE UN TOPICALS COLLECTION outstanding mint topical collection housed on quadrille pages comprising several hundred sets incl S/S mostly of the 1950s/70s incl UN and various UN topics incl anniversaries, agencies, admission to UN, etc., , much useful French Colonies, also Middle East with Yemen incl 1948/62 inverted and double surcharges, 1945/52 miniature sheets incl combination black and red surcharges, excellent Dubai incl Kennedy sheets with and without ovpts, Qatar incl large mini-sheets interpanneau with and without ovpts, add»l Mexico, Thailand, Switzerland officials, India military abroad, etc, generally fresh and F-VF; much material here you seldom see today
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 525.00 USD
    Hammer price : 625.00 USD

    Lot# : 4549 Worldwide Collections and Various

    SPRAWLING WORLDWIDE COLLECTION IN 8 SCOTT INTERNATIONALS. pages to 1971, loaded with complete sets, the vast majority used but some mint especially in the later decades, our initial inspection doesn't turn up any great rarities but wonderfully clean and well-presented "bread-and-butter" material (especially when compared to worldwide collections we usually encounter), generally F-VF, viewing is recommended, we anticipate that you won't be disappointed, as a bonus couple albums of US mint plate blocks with considerable face value
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 4550 Worldwide Collections and Various

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    WORLDWIDE "CORNUCOPIA" of mostly 20th century mint sets and singles numerous better including (mint unless otherwise noted) Belgium 516-25+C15-20 blocks of ten NH, B558-60, Cook Isl 112-14 blocks NH, Cuba C221a NH (7), France 248, 329 (stamps NH), 624 NH, 1100 sheet of eight NH, B27-30, B34, B38, Gibraltar J4-6 folded sheets of 60 NH, Liberia 1960s imperfs, Monaco 159 mint and used (2), Netherlands B144a NH, Peru C81a NH, Portugal 598a (2), 637a (2), 641a, 649a, US 548-50 blocks (3 stamps each NH), 620-21 blocks NH, Vatican City 155a, etc., some minor faults but generally F-VF; plenty of retail potential
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 750.00 USD

    Lot# : 4551 Worldwide Collections and Various

    OLD-TIMER'S WORLDWIDE in a STOCK BOOK. astonishing old stock book with many 1000s of mint and used with much 19th and early 20th century representing many of the world»s countries to 1940s, take a look at Mongolia early pictorials mint, Siam/Thailand Atts overprints, Persia (usual dubious and reprints), Japan, etc., no duplication and includes «back of the book» issues, usual mixed condition with most F-VF; an accumulation that is very difficult to value a must view
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
    Hammer price : 625.00 USD

    Lot# : 4552 Worldwide Collections and Various

    SUBSTANTIAL WORLDWIDE COLLECTION to 2008. a collection of around 30,000+ mint and used organised country by country in 15 albums and on close inspection this is far better than it first appears; a few of the albums are for pre-1950 issues only with China and area appearing in various places incl. Manchuria, Shanghai 1893 sets mint, lots of pre-WW II Martyrs etc, as well as later sets mint and S/S; also seen Italy, interesting Italian States classics, Italian Colonies and Post Offices abroad, Montenegro earlies, Iran, Siam, South Africa bilingual pairs to 10/-, Ukraine trident ovpts, British Commonwealth inc some 1935 Silver Jubilee as well as KG VI Coronation incl Newfoundland mint, etc.; the albums for the mostly post-1950 material are also good with lots of S/S "new issues" incl. Argentina 2005 Ships, Madeira 2006 Flowers S/S, French Polynesia 2008 S/S and sets; completely uncataloged and offered intact as received. Please allow time to view each book.
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
    Hammer price : 750.00 USD

    Lot# : 4553 Worldwide Collections and Various

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    WORLDWIDE STAMP and COVER COLLECTION. several hundred stamps, as well as several dozen items of postal history, all 19th century to 1930s period in a well filled album, some of the interesting areas include postmarks on Denmark, Portugal, Netherlands Indies, etc, plus Saar, plenty of postal stationery of Belgian Congo, Portuguese Colonies and French Colonies, further stationery of Hyderabad, Cochin, Travancore and Nepal, etc, 19th/ early 20th century Persia, US, Japan, China, Mexico, Peru and other Latin America to explore all well integrated into the collection, then full-circle to Europe again with German States and locals postal history, lots of cut-squares, through to inflation frankings, etc, etc. A most unusual collection and well worth careful; inspection
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 675.00 USD

    Lot# : 4554 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE COLLECTION. three albums housing several thousands of stamps from the 19th century onwards with occasional material placed to the side of each album page for eventual incorporation to the collection; highligts incl Italian Papal States, Thailand, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Danzig with postally used and China with strength in the 1940s and ovpts issues, VG-VF
    Start Price : 450.00 USD
    Current Opening : 450.00 USD
    Hammer price : 450.00 USD

    Lot# : 4555 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE COLLECTIONS and VARIOUS. assorted collections, balances, boxes and stock books of "stuff" ranging from a stock sheet with George V period "Specimen" overprints (including #110), useful Hungary collections, some early Israel including 1-9 FDC and 7-9 mint, Canada #4 pair on cover, Belgium and Spain collections, etc., usual mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 550.00 USD

    Lot# : 4556 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE COLLECTION two-volumes of many hundreds of mint and used with strength in Asia plus useful British Commonwealth incl. Barbados Seahorses to 5/- (high value NH), Bermuda from QV onwards incl 1962 set to £1 NH, Canada, Cape of Good Hope, Hong Kong with range of Q V to 24c thru QE II first defins with mint NH high value attractive plate number corners to $10, India with Q V revenues and Feudatory States, etc. In the second volume there is much China from 19th century onwards incl. express letter stamp, Russia with interesting Czarist and revolutionary material incl. range of Ukraine trident ovpts, Argentina classics, etc, VG-VF; often chaotically presented, there could be anything here, so please inspect carefully.
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 600.00 USD

    Lot# : 4557 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE ASSORTMENT. two smallish old stock books with mostly late 19th and early 20th century sets and singles with very little if any duplication, the main strength is in Latin America with Mexico numerals, official sets and other early back of the book, extensive Colombia and departments with high values and provisionals seen, as well as interesting airpost consular overprints, Salvador with 19th century postage due and official overprint sets, the latter with 1896 and 1897 sets to 100c mint, as well as the 1898s to 1p yellow mint only missing the 3c, etc. also a good range of 1950s France used; typical mixed condition, VG-VF
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 4558 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE COLLECTION to 1940. starter collection in a Scott Jr. Int'l Vol 1, several 1000s with useful USA, British and French colonies, Canada, Latin America, 1930s Africa, French Oceania, Germany, GB including a "0" margin Penny Black, etc., generally F-VF
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 4559 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE ASSORTMENT. 1000s from the 19th/ mid-20th century grouped by country in a large stock book, useful include Afghanistan, Macau and Timor, other Portuguese Colonies with mint Ceres types, Guatemala with double surcharge and extensive Latin America in general, Siam, Travancore, Netherlands Indies, etc., as well as a wide range of Brit Comm incl Hong Kong, add'l French Colonies, etc., little duplication, mostly F-VF
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD

    Lot# : 4560 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE MISCELLANY. several hundred nearly all NH 1940s/60s issues including dozens of S/S, note stamps of Dubai, Jordan, Transjordan, Palestine overprints on Egypt, Yemen 1949 UPU se-tenants perf and imperf, Qatar, French Colonies incl. Fezzan postage dues, Japan, Korea, etc., generally fresh and F-VF
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 4561 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE MINT ASSORTMENT approx 1500 stamps (100s of sets) in two stock books with apparently all NH but do notice a few French area deluxe proofs, note Mali with signed deluxe proof for UNICEF and other French Colonies with imperfs, se-tenant proofs, etc., Morocco including definitive sets and S/S, Mauritius, Mexico incl. «Exporta» issues, Mongolia, Norway, New Zealand, etc., generally F-VF; substantial new issue cost
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 4562 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE STOCK BOOK of STUFF. vintage stock book crammed with approximately 2000 mostly used stamps from 19th century onwards, looks like everything is pre-1950, including China with dozens of "Junk" issues incl. multiples on piece, also early Colombia, Russia, Italy, British Commonwealth, Switzerland, Portugal and Colonies, dozens more China Junks surcharges, etc. A difficult viewing as the stamps are loaded on top of each other and behind manila strips. Sleepers will be present, please inspect.
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 4563 Worldwide Collections and Various

    WORLDWIDE ASSORTMENT. array of mostly pre-1940s approval level issues in few 100 "No. 1" glassines in a box, note (in no order) some early St Helena, early 1900s New Zealand, assorted Canada, France, GB, St Helena, New Zealand, Nyassa, Romania, Latin America, Serbia, British Caribbean and Pacific, Austria, etc., mixed condition, VG-VF, interesting to sort through
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 4564 Worldwide Collections and Various

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    WORLDWIDE MISCELLANY. box with mostly US and worldwide on/off paper but do note US F1 on cover (2), some early 20th century US picture postcards, VG-VF
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 25.00 USD

    Lot# : 4565 Worldwide Airmail and Flight Covers

    WORLDWIDE BALLOON MAIL POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION. one man»s lifetime»s collection with over 250 covers/cards plus accompanying ephemera all in a bulging album plus the usual loose "work-in-progress" material, Highlights include Poland 1928 1zy Lopp balloon label tied on cover by "III Raid Balono w Kulistych" postmarks and "Balon Warszawa" handstamp, interesting material from Denmark incl. 1948 and 1964 flights by Netherlands balloon signed by pilot Boesman, the 1950 Ballon Post Graz I flights to Austria from Denmark and Norway, 1949 German Bergneustadt first balloon post cover with «ausgefallen» strike, as well as an impressive range of kinderdorf (children»s village) flights incl. 1952 Bodensee flight with helpers of mankind franking, then the 1959 Bernina flight cards with Wahlwies-Bodensee labels, the Swiss Kinderdorfer Zurich flight 1960, 1st, 2nd and 3rd flights from Bangalore India incl. the 1964 2nd flight with "flight cancelled" handstamp, then a "flight cancelled, balloon burst" on 1965 flight from New Zealand, etc, a few rocket covers noticed as well, mostly F-VF; ideal collection for expansion
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 USD

    Lot# : 4566 Worldwide Airmail and Flight Covers

    ZEPPELIN POSTCARD COLLECTION IN TWO VOLUMES. approx. 175 vintage Zeppelin and related postcards, incl. real photo postcard of Count Zeppelin and Captain Konig "Kings of the Air and Sea," 1914 Cassel International stamp show, group of 1908 crash of LIV b&w cards, also other real photo cards and a couple souvenir folders, great group, worth inspection, generally F-VF
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 600.00 USD
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