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Belgium




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Lot 201

Belgium, 1875, 5fr deep red brown (Scott 39), o.g., barest trace of hinge, a super stamp with sharp color, crisp printing and immaculate paper, nearly Very Fine, a key stamp missing from all but the finest collections.
Michel 34b.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 202

Belgium, 1918, Red Cross surcharges complete (Scott B34-B47), o.g., never hinged, amazingly bright and fresh, Very Fine overall.
Michel 129-142.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 203

Belgium, 1918, Red Cross surcharges complete (Scott B34-B47), o.g., a beautiful set with great colors across the board; several centime values with hinge remnants, Very Fine.
Michel 129-142.
Scott $990.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 204

Belgium, 1929, Orval Abbey "Crown overprints" complete (Scott B69-B77 vars.), with overprints in red or blue; two copies of the 5c+5c value (one signed, one not), o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, an uncommon set, all signed.
Michel 235-243 I.
Scott $650.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 205

Belgium, 1932, Cardinal Mercier complete (Scott B114-B122), o.g., never hinged, a set to make you a believer: rich colors, sharp details and pristine paper, Very Fine.
Michel 333-341.
Scott $950.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 206

Belgium, 1933, Orval Abbey complete (Scott B132-B143), o.g., never hinged, an outstanding offering of this iconic, key Belgian set, Very Fine.
Michel 354-365.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $475.
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Lot 207

Belgium, 1933, Orval Abbey complete (Scott B132-B143), a beautiful set, Very Fine, each value signed.
Michel 354-365.
Scott $992.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 208

Belgium, Postage Dues, 1916, Redrawn issue complete (Scott J12-J16), o.g., never hinged, the stamps clearly showing the strengthened outlines around the lions, heart-pounding color on clean paper, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $790.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 209

Belgium, Parcel Post, 1915, selection of ten (Scott Q49, Q51, Q53-60), a real Post Office fresh set with outstanding color, clean paper, and sharp overprints, with the perforations clear of both the design and the tab's text, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, all signed various, including Champion, Bloch, Richter, etc., #Q53 with undated René Berlingin certificate.
Scott $8,165.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $841.
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Lot 210

Belgium, Parcel Post, 1915, 25c ultramarine, with engraver's name (Scott Q54a), o.g., previously hinged, clean printing and paper, clearly showing the engraver's name at the perforation line, Very Fine, with 2015 A.P.S. certificate.
Michel A51.
Scott $775.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 211

Belgium, Parcel Post, 1935, Railway Centenary complete (Scott Q184-Q207), o.g., never hinged, a beautiful, flawless set, the two high values each the picture of perfection, Very Fine, all aboard.
Michel 171-194.
Scott $3,375.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $850.
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Lot 212

Belgium, Parcel Post, 1935, Railway Centenary complete (Scott Q184-Q207), o.g., ranging from lightly hinged to hinge remnants, a beautiful set with heart-pounding colors on clean paper; centering is excellent on most, the 100F value the very picture of perfection, Very Fine.
Michel 171-194.
Scott $989.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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