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Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World


Topical Collections




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Lot 744
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Worldwide, Mafeking & Boy Scout Movement Award-Winning Collection, 1893-1985. Presented in two albums, and illustrating the relation between Mafeking's postal history and the foundation of the Boy Scout Movement, starting with XIX Century postal cards & envelopes, and some interesting photos, such as one showing the Dixon's Hotel and cadet on bicycle, we also noted several valuable stamps (Scott 162, 164, 167, 171, 178, 179 x2, used), followed by many XX Century worldwide postal history items and stamps related to Scouting, and including some better sets & covers such as Hungary 1925 (B80-87 x2), plus extra complete set on cover tied by pictorial cancels. A nice offer from a popular collecting area that shouldn't pass unnoticed, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 745
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Worldwide, Mostly Mint Topical Accumulation. Including Minkus album with American Bicentennial topical sets and souvenir sheets issued by several countries; worldwide Railroad topical sets and souvenir sheets mounted on White Ace album pages in two three-ring binders, plus a group of first day covers related to different railroads around the world. We also noted a three-ring binder with Charles Dickens & William Shakespeare British Commonwealth issues; and highly complete United Nations collection housed in a Lighthouse hingeless album with sets & singles issued in the 1951-82 period. An overall interesting lot, worth checking, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 746
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Worldwide, Antarctic Stamp Assortment. Delightful lot in a stock book and mostly never hinged, including Belgium 1957 souvenir sheet (B605a, never hinged), plus easy-to-sell French Southern & Antarctic Territory & British Antarctic Territory examples, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 747
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Worldwide, Davo Theme Books. Box with 23 colorful souvenir books with stamps, comprising the following: no. 1 x2, 2 x2, 3 x2, 4 x3), 5 x2, 6, 7 x2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17 & 19 x2. Recommended for dealer or collector.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 748
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Worldwide, Performing Arts Topical Collections. Hundreds of mint and used stamps, souvenir sheets and covers, includes mint & used Mozart topical, Posthorn topical, dancers topical, Europa musical topical, opera topical and a two volume music topical, an abundance of complete sets are present, perfect lot for the internet dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $679.
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Lot 749
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Worldwide, UPU, World's Fair, Coronation and FDR Omnibus Collections. Four sets or partial sets, with French Colonies World's Fair, nice range of FDR material, loose in folder Coronation set, and a UPU collection that includes Falkland Islands and Hong Kong, many never hinged, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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