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Lot 1082
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Worldwide, Columbian Exhibition Topical Collection. A fabulous exhibit on 112 pages, containing an impressive diversity of stamps, with various proofs, specimens, plate number strips, singles and covers of the U.S. Columbian issue, plus many Latin and South American proofs plus many Worldwide Columbian topical issues documenting the discovery of the America's, the collection is a little scattered, so it can be a little difficult to find the better pieces, but they are certainly there and consist of: 118 mint with PF certificate, 119 mint, 119 on small cover to France, 129 mint with PF certificate, 119P2 on Roosevelt album grayish card backing, 119P3 block of four, an apparently complete card proof set 230P4//245P4, 230 plate number strip of 4, 231 plate number strip of 4, 232 on Columbian Exposition cover, 232 plate number strip of four, 233 on cover to Austria, 233 plate number strip of 3, 233S, 233-E2a large die sunk on reduced card, 234 plate number strip of 4 with PF certificate, 234 on cover, 234P2, 234S with PF certificate, 235 plate number strip of 4, 235S, 236 plate block of 8, 236 on registered cover, 237 on Groceries ad cover, 238, 238 on registered cover, 238 plate number strip of 4, 238P1 large die sunk on reduced card, 239 mint, 239 on registered cover, 239S, 240 mint, 240 on cover, 240S, 241 mint, 241 on cover, 242 on cover, 242P1, 242S, 243 mint with PF certificate, 243 on cover, 244 mint, 244 on registered cover to Paris and 245 mint, 245 on small cover. Some mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, A very interesting collection with much value in this very popular area.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Realized $16,800.
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Lot 1083
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Worldwide, Fanatical for Fauna Collection, 1852-2016. Housed on stockpages in 6 binders (2 slip-cased); U.S. and Canada predominate, but Mexico, Newfoundland, Québec, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland make decent appearances as well; stamps, stationery, imperfs, hunting/conservation stamps, you name it and it has an animal, bird or fish on it, and it's almost certainly here; items snake back to two Canadian Beavers from 1852-53 (#4d and 12, both unused), two Newfoundland Seals from 1865 (#25-26), a 10¢ Eagle from the U.S. 1869 Pictorials (#116, unused!) with a proof of the same set's 30¢ Eagle & Shield (#121P, a few minor thins) and Mexico's 1899 Eagle with Snake series (#294 face-free.); going through the albums, you'll also ferret out U.S. State Hunting and Fishing stamps (including a 1971 California Duck Stamp, along with Pheasant and Trout & Salmon stamps), along with Canadian Federal and Provincial Habitat Conservation stamps; the eagle-eyed will also spy BEP and ABNC engravings (Philatelic and Numismatic Show cards, along with presentation cards showing various animal vignettes) and SPM deluxe proofs; we won't badger you with an overwhelming list--there's just far too much in this collection to ram into a short description; we do, however, suggest you click the lynx to take a gander at the photos on the web site, go wild and add to you menagerie; this collection is well worth viewing.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $6,000.
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Lot 1084

Worldwide, Space Topicals, 20th & 21st Century, The "Final Frontier" Collection. Even Captain Kirk would both shutter and blush from the vast expanse, scope and depth of this holding! Jam packed into several cartons and containing a core collection in volumes plus additional collections purchased along-the-way, what is most enchanting about this collection is that the owner made every effort to purchase and keep up with the plethora of singles, sets, souvenir sheets, imperforates, deluxe sheets and every type of item format as it was issued for this topic, spanning the four corners of the globe. By and far the finest topical space collection we recall having had the pleasure to offer, definately worthy of careful inspection to unlock the universe of value to be found within, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $15,000.
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Lot 1085
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Worldwide, Olympics Topical Collection. In ten Scott specialty three-ring binders with sets, souvenir sheets and some first day covers; eight Supersafe binders with covers, including interesting picture postcards, maximum postcards, U.S. 1932 first day covers, plus nice Germany, Italy & Japan representations. We also noted a fair number of Olympic pins. A super lot to explore, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1086

Worldwide, Astro/Space Topicals, 20th-21st Century Cover Compendium. Thousands of covers, strictly relating to United States and includes a plethora of the various Gemini/Apollo/Space missions and the recoveries of same, unchecked for better and we would think that this collector didn't miss them, as it appears to be an exhaustive run of covers, a handful of Antarctic/Arctic items have somehow leeched its way into the collection, one should definately hit this one hard and the buyer will definately have a splashdown! Inspection invited, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,640.
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Lot 1087
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Worldwide, Ships on Stamps Collection, 1893-2000. An amazing collection, with thirty three volumes of ship topicals, mint with many complete sets, many hand drawn and annotated pages, a quick look revealed many better sets, please explore this treasure, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,160.
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Lot 1088

Worldwide, Astro/Space Topicals, 20th-21st Century Cover Compendium. A large holding of worldwide issues on every sort of cover, many FDCs whose issue costs are provacative, but also one will find commercial usages and the occasional stationery item, strong in the areas one might expect- Russia and others, high sales potential and a breeze to inspect, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $5,100.
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Lot 1089
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Worldwide, Polar Topic, Mainly 20th Century. In a specialized album "Expeditions Polaires et A.G.I", Édetions Lollini, well filled with many mint and used singles, sets and souvenir sheets, noted a used Chile 1956 souvenir sheet, France Philatec sheet of 8, as well as the three animal blocks of 25, nice French Colonies, Scandinavia, Falkland Islands, BAT, China, Eastern Europe including Russia, many in mounts so we would anticipate them being never hinged, an overall breeze to review and a worthy lot to expand or trade upon, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,020.
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