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Iceland
 
 
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Lot 849
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Iceland, Marvelous Collection, 1873-1980. Nigh-on complete, nearly all mint, mounted on Facit album pages with accompanying binder (slight front cover separation starting); missing only a handful of the earliest stamps and þrir/Í Gildi overprints for completion; most earlies o.g. hinged (with the occasional hinge remnant), but many are v.l.h. and nearly n.h. appearing, with n.h. beginning in earnest around 1937; regulars, Semi-Postals, Airs, and Officials; highlights include (mint unless noted) Scott #2, 3, 5, Parliament Millenary sets (regular plus Officials), all the Kings sets, #141 used (Parcel Post cancel?), 1952 Parliament Building (n.h.!), a lovely Tollur cancel on both #142 and 143 pairs, and overprints including Zeppelins, overall Fine to Very Fine with many better--including early issues, a collection as pretty as the country itself: well worth a visit and viewing.
Scott $16,000 + (Classics only) Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,280.
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Lot 850
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Iceland, Faroe Islands & Greenland, Mint & Used Collection, 1873-2004. Mounted in a Scott album, with Faroe Islands complete mint from 1975-2004, Greenland includes mint 10-18, 19-27, 28-38, 39-40, then fairly complete to 2004, with decent parcel posts, Iceland is exquisite with mint 2, 3, 7, 10, 13-14, 18-20, 21-30, 34-44B less 42, 45-48, 50-51, 71-85, 86-91, 144-148, 152-166, 170-175, 193-194, 213-216, 232-235, 246-252, 273, C1-C2, C4-C8, C9-C11, with a plethora of attractive sale able stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 851

Iceland & Denmark, Outstanding Collection, 1904-84. Mostly sets, all fresh and useful; Iceland largely complete from 1930 on, including the Eiricsson and Christian X souvenir sheets; Denmark complete from about 1924 (with a few prior), with the 1924 Kings singles, 1935 HC Anderson set, #C1-3 corner margin examples with plate numbers, #C6-10; high catalogue value; pristine throughout, o.g., never hinged, a lovely collection worth viewing.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 852
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Iceland, Fiery Collection, 1876-1995. A folder full of stockpages, with better material included; we spotted (mint unless noted) #119, 122 (3), 123 (2), 124-126, 142, 144-145, 147, 149, 150, 181, 235, C1-2 (5), C9-11, CO1 (2), O49 n.h., O52, etc., a nice lot with high catalogue value; viewing recommended.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 853
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Iceland, Complete Booklet Collection, 1992-98. Over 60 complete booklets, with booklets like 745e, 759b, 776b, 799, 832a, Geiger retail value $1,400.00, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $240.
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