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Lot 557
Austria, Study, 1850-59. In a Scott Ne Plus Ultra album, this is a history of Austria and its early issues created in 1926 by John B. Thomas, who did an impressive amount of research and exquisite work to present his findings; each section/topic has its own frontispiece (a picture post card), typed introduction and examples presented on homemade quadrilled pages; includes dies, reprints, St. Andrew's Crosses, shades, plate and paper varieties, town cancels, railroad and steamship cancels, cancellation types; lovely folded map of Europe from the mid-1920s also included; well worth the look--if only for the author's dedication, Fine to Very Fine, Thomas won first price at the January 1924 Androscoggin Stamp Club competition for best single-country exhibit with this material.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 558
Austria, Top-Quality Used Collection, 1850-1974. On Ka-Be pages in two-post binder; extraordinary examples of cancels on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century stamps, including perfect c.d.s. and dated town cancels in "Lux" condition; many stamps in black Showguard mounts; great Back-of-the-Book, including Newspaper and Postage Dues, Offices in Crete, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Levant and Feldposts (most mint, some used); many choice select examples of Classics and earlies, generally Very Fine.
Scott $11,500 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 559
Austria, Grand Collection, 1850-1975. Housed in 2 Schaubek country albums with many n.h., including better sets; noted 1910 Birthday issue to 10Kr o.g., granite paper varieties, Dollfuss n.h., Rotary issue, Airs, Dues, Semi-Postals, Feldpost, Occupations and Offices, come view.
Scott $11,400+ Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 560
Austria, Mint & Used Collection, 1860-2000. Filling two cartons, includes perfins, military stamps, postage dues, occupations of Italy & Romania, Italian occupations, semipostals, newspapers, revenues, commemorative cancels, offices abroad, postal history & first day covers, AMGs, also Croatia, Bosnia & Serbia, terrific lot with many extras, a special collection for the specialist, mixed condition, an excellent value, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 561
Austria, Impressive Collection, 1850-1990. Housed in an Yvert album, including Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro; many complete or near complete sets, good Classics (nearly complete) and Semi-Postals, Austrian Feldpost along with nice later issues as well; Airs, Newspapers, Dues and Military stamps included, definitely worth viewing.
Scott $7,000 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 562

Austria, Accumulation, 1950-90. Several thousand in 7 stockbooks and envelopes of glassines with unique sets, some in quantities; sets, blocks of 4, etc.; some early and attractive Austria as well as Bosnia-Herzegovina included; 1967-95 appears complete n.h. and even includes Framas; useful duplication on most, exceptionally clean.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $425.
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Lot 563
Austria, Clean Collection, 1851-1937. On Schaubek pages in springback binder; most stamps in clear Hawid-style mounts; great for those who prefer postally used or nice cancels; includes Back-of-the-Book, plus Offices, Bosnia Feldposts, etc., Fine.
Scott $5,700 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 564
Austria, Starter Collection, 1850-1998. On Scott Specialty pages in green binder; many hundreds of stamps, including back-of-the-book; couple better items, including a few nice cancels on earlier issues; bonus of some face, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,400 Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 565
Austria, Collection, 1945-87. Nice used collection on Lighthouse pages in springback binder; appears complete, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,450 Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 566
Austria, Collection, 1863-1965. In Lighthouse interleaved stockbook; almost all mint, later appears n.h.; many have several examples; useful lot, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 567
Austria, Clean Collection, 1850-1937. In a Safe hingeless album; includes some better Classic issues and Semi-Postals; many complete sets, Airmails; color varieties, etc., noted, a nice collection on which to build.
Scott $1,200+ Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 568
Austria, Stock, 1860's-1950's. Thousands of stamps on old stock pages filled with interesting cancels and shades that should provide hours of fun for the specialist, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $50 - 75.
Realized $70.
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