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Lot 423
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Great Britain, Complete Collection, 1840-1970. This Davo hingeless album houses an absolutely fantastic, mostly used collection; all major numbers are complete and include many extras such as plate numbers, types, etc.; condition overall is fresh, with some world-class beauties as well; starts obviously with the Penny Black (3) and 2d blue; 1847-54 embossed set has good margins, and the period's better sets are through the shillings values; perfed Penny Red plates begin at 72 and run through the scarce 255 plate, while the 1870 ½d plating includes the scarce plate 9; the 1867-80 series includes the 2sh blue and the rare 2sh brown, 1867-83 is a fantastic, high value section, including the 5sh with cross watermark plates 1 and 2, 10sh and the scarce £1, as well as the scarce anchor watermark anchor on 5sh plate 2, 10sh and the rare £1, an incredibly beautiful £5 orange used that's as near perfect as we've seen; the 1884-88 £1 brown comes in both watermarks, Victoria and Edward £1 greens, Seahorses £1 green and a perfectly-centered Postal Union Congress £1; lots of extra plate numbers throughout, including a probable (owner thought it genuine) 1877 4d sage-green plate 17 (catalogue value £20,000), this collection was carefully and lovingly built one stamp at a time; you must see this one--it will take your breath away.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Realized $13,200.
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Lot 424
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Great Britain, Collection, 1840-1951. On Vintage Reproduction of Scott Specialty pages from classical issues through George VI, containing: 1 (no gum, plate 1b which we recommend sending for certification to determine authenticity), 3, 3a, 3f, 6 used on cover, 29, 32, 33, 34, 37, 43, 49, 54, 58 (plate 6), 64, 66, 70, 78-83, 85-86, 88-89, 94-95, 98-105, 107, 108-9, 111-22, 124, 125-26, 139, 139d, 140, 142 (used), 159-72, 174, 179-81, 183, 187-200, 210-20, 249-51A, 249, 286-89, J1-8, J9-17, J18-25, J26-33, J39-44, J45-54, J55-67 and a good range of better officials. Condition is mostly mint and is much better than average with many fresh appearing and mostly sound issues, generally Fine to Very Fine and better. This collector really prized clean and well centered issues and didn't compromise to just fill holes, so you will find that even though we could have broken this down further, this collection is meaty with many difficult issues for you to fill in your collection or (if you are a dealer) break down for individual sale.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $6,600.
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Lot 425
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Great Britain, Surface Printed Specialty Collection, 1865-83. A great lot of used stamps in quantity, in good condition overall, sorted by denomination and plate number; values from 2 1/2d to 1/, with a great variety of plate numbers, including better; unpicked and offered intact, housed in a stockbook, a super bargain for the GB classicist; viewing recommended.
SG approximately £125,000 ($162,500) (Owner's).
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $4,800.
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Lot 426

Great Britain, Mint & Used Collection, 1840-1982. Presented in three Davo hingeless albums, includes used 1 with red Maltese cross, 5, 6, 57, 96, 108-109, 110, 139-141, 142, 173-175, Officials, mint has 209, 267-268, 286-289, 309-312, J26-J33, J39-J44, J45-J54, and tons of face, a fresh clean collection, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 427
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Great Britain, & Gibraltar, Wonderful Collection, 1840-1980. Housed in a springback Yvert album; attractive Great Britain classics, including #1-2 (each 4-margined, though #2 is a little tight), plus a 4-margined Penny Red; additional Queen Victorias to £1; post-1940 issues not counted in catalogue value, a pleasure for the cancel seeker; viewing invited.
Scott $15,000+ Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 428
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Great Britain, Mostly Used Collection, 1840-1950. Hundreds of mostly used stamps and revenues mounted on pages, with used Penny Black, 2, 5, 7, 37, 42, 57, 57a, 64 (5), 65, 96, 108, 108a, 109, excellent revenues including Inland Revenues, Delivery Company stamps, railway, contract note, Draft Payable, Chancery Court, Offices Abroad, Officials, not your run of the mill collection, mixed condition, but check this one out to ascertain its true value, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 429
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Great Britain, Mint & Used Collection, 1840-1982. Mounted in a Scott Specialty album, used includes 1, 5, 7, 24, 27, 28 52, 57, 60, 108-109, 139-140, mint 20, 210-220, 251, 251A, 275, 267-268, 292-308, 353c-360a, Use in Eritrea 1-13, J1-J5, J6-J10, Use in East Africa 14-26, great opportunity to restock inexpensively, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 430
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Great Britain, Mint & Used Collection, 1880-2000. Presented in four albums, there is a mint & used Officials, Offices in China, postage dues, Middle East, Eritrea, Somalia, Tripolitania, Morocco, Turkish Empire, Bahrain 63 (2), Kuwait 83, album of Regional stamps, and two albums of Machins, a wonderful lot with huge potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $660.
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Lot 431

Great Britain, King George V Control Number Collection, 1911-24. In a Lighthouse stockbook, ¾-Face and Profile issues with control numbers, in singles, pairs or strips of 3, organized by SG number; wide range of letter-number combinations per denomination with minimal duplication; good catalogue value for just the stamps--not including any premium for Controls; condition varies from Fine on up, o.g., hinged, most in selvage, not often seen--come view.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $510.
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Lot 432

Great Britain & Channel Islands, Booklets, 1950-2000. Approximately 500 complete booklets, from Great Britain, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Falkland Islands, with (5) 3/ booklets (3) 5/ booklets, Wedgewood booklet, Stanley Gibbons booklet, Tolkien booklet and 3 Potter booklets, excellent face value, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 433
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Great Britain: Channel Islands, Collection. In 5 Davo albums, consisting of: Alderney 1983-2000, Guernsey 1969-1999, Isle of Man 1973-1999, Jersey 1969-1999, plus duplicates in stock book with many sets, gutter blocks and booklets from 1980's and early 1990's and a Specialized collection of Alderney on quadrille pages starting with postmarks on Victoria and Edward VII issues, early FDC's, plate varieties, booklet panes, plate blocks, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $480.
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Lot 434

Great Britain: Channel Islands, Mint Collection, 1940-2015. Housed in six volumes, appears complete for period, with hundreds of mint sets and souvenir sheets, perfect for the topical collector or dealer, please peruse, what we checked was o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $540.
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