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Lot 879
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Luxembourg, Magnificent First-Class Premium Selection. A wonderful group of four small stockbooks offering loads of premium, specialized items, with the great majority of items in fresh, superior quality; some of the many select items include regular issues mint Scott #1, 3, 33b (signed BPP), excellent Haarlem printings by type, 59 n.h. block, 9 color proofs of the Industry & Commerce issue, 60-69 n.h. blocks, 62a (4 mint, 2 n.h., 1 used), 39b, 92-93 blocks, 197 sheet of 25, 160 die proof sunk on card, 97-111 n.h. blocks, 130 n.h. block, 151 (2 plus a single from the sheet, n.h. and Very Fine), 155 double surcharge, etc.; we also note Semi-Postals in n.h. blocks of 4 from #B4-6 on including B45-49, B50-54, B55-59, B60-65, B67-72, B73-78, B79-84, B86-91, B92-97 all n.h. blocks, plus B40 complete booklet, B121-25 imperf, etc.; Officials are excellent as well, with numerous examples signed by notable experts, with better items like inverted overprints O1a (2), O4a, O5a (pair), O10a, O11a in pair with normal, O19a, O27a, O28a, O57 double overprint and much, much more. Fresh, o.g., with much never hinged, largely Very Fine, one of the best Luxembourg lots we have come across in many moons.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,800.
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Lot 880
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Luxembourg, Outstanding Remarkable Quality Collection, 1852-1990. Housed in two pristine Davo hingeless albums, a splendid, superior quality all mint collections (just a small handful of used noted, mostly in the Officials section); aside from the obvious overall freshness of this stellar collection, the collector has been highly successful in his pursuit of obtaining n.h. material, even back to some 19th-century issues; virtually complete for the country as issued, with nearly every better item accounted for, including mint Scott #1, 3, 4-12, 13-16, 17-26 (#19 used), 37 (used), 40-47, 48-59, 60-69 n.h., 75-93 n.h. and virtually every regular issue from there n.h.; Semi-Postals virtually complete with all the better present n.h., including #B65A-Q; outstanding Officials; complete miniature sheets beginning with #125a and 151 (each Very Fine, technically n.h.), etc., largely Very Fine, a superb keepsake collection in tip-top condition; don't miss this one.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $5,400.
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Lot 881
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Luxembourg, Mint & Used Collection, 1860-2000. Housed in two Lighthouse stockbooks with thousands of mint & used stamps, better mint includes 183 (2), 272-277 blocks of four, B65A-B65Q, B137-B142, with useful duplication, with many complete sets, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 882
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Luxembourg, Specialized Collection, 1891-1950. Powerful collection in three volumes, includes 60a (2), 63a, 82a (3), 125a, 125a used, 139a (2), 146a, 148a, O65a (2), O68a (2), 1931-1937 first flight covers, balloon posts, mint blocks of Official, many varieties, a dream lot for the Luxembourg maven, careful inspection required, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 883

Luxembourg, Collection to Build On, 1852-1935. Including Scott #1-2, good imperf, roulette and perforated coat of arms issues, strong used section of late 19th century and early 20th century regular definitive sets and official overprints, decent group adding up in value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $5,200 Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $510.
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Lot 884
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Luxembourg, De Luxe Collection, 1852-1985. In a Davo album with much nice material, including (n.h., unless noted) #1-2 used, 92 mint, 217a-c, 272-277, 278-279, 1956 and 1957 Europa issues mint, B40-44 used, B45-49, B50-54, B55-59 mint, B60-65 mint, B65A-Q (mint), B67-72 mint, B86-91 mint, B98-103, B121-125, B151, B156-161, C16-20, etc.; Officials, Dues and Telegraphs present as well, please view.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $570.
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