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Lot 422

Afghanistan, Never Hinged Dealer Stock. In glassines with duplication, including singles, blocks of four & souvenir sheets. We noted many better such as 1957 (443-44, imperforate blocks of 6), 1958 United Nations (460-61, imperforate blocks & singles), 1958 Unesco (464-65, imperforate singles, blocks of 4 & 6), 1958 Globe & Torch (466-67, imperforate singles & blocks of four), 1960 (476-77, souvenir sheets), 1961 Mir Wais (484-85, imperforate blocks & singles), plus 1960 (B27-28, imperforate blocks of 6). A no brainer of this popular collecting area! o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $7,500 (Owner's).
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $425.
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Lot 423
 
Afghanistan, Attractive Collection, 1873-1972. Many hundreds of mostly mint stamps housed in two volumes Scott Specialty albums. The collection begins with about one dozen Tiger Head issues. Strength begins to build among the late 19th century issues and into the early 20th century. After 1930 coverage is extensive including sets, and souvenir sheets that Scott values in footnotes. Beginning about 1960, the collection is almost exclusively mint and much of the material is in mounts and never hinged with lots of topical interest.
Scott $2,870.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 424

Afghanistan, Third Afghan War, Postal History Collection, 1919. Twenty items mounted in a three-ring binder, starting with a group of unused picture postcards, including Camp Ali Musjid, Afghan Peace Delegation, Afghan Army soldier & North West Frontier native soldiers with rifles; followed by a section with covers with manuscript descriptions, cards and "On Active Service" envelopes. We noted two field cards from ex-native troops in Bombay; India postal envelope to Peshawar with "FIELD SERVICE/ POSTAGE FREE" handstamp; On Active Service honour envelope to the U.S., showing a F.P.O. No. 145 datestamp on reverse, and censored on arrival; 1922 Field Service cover to London, plus a manuscript letter addressed to a Field Company in India. A highly interesting holding for the postal historian! Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 425

Afghanistan, Postal History Assortment, 1870s. Group of five native covers with Tiger's Head single frankings, including cover with 1 Shahi black, dated "1288", plate II position 3 (Scott 2); other with 1 Shahi black, dated "1290", plate VI position 9 (Scott 10); 1876 cover with 1 Shahi sage green, dated "1293", plate XI position 10; 1876 cover from Kandahar with 1 Shahi sage green, dated "1293", plate XI position 6, and including original letter. Ideal for the specialized collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $750.
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Lot 426
 
Afghanistan, Postal History Assortment & Literature, 1880s-1940s. Group of 26 items with better including a couple of 1879-80 covers sent to Europe via Brindisi, franked with India stamps and sent during the Second Afghan War; 1880 Indian ½a envelope with contents from Jelalabad to Peshawar, including original letter; 1906 cover originally sent from Capetown to Kashmir, and depicting a galaxy of transit postmarks on reverse (112 days in transit); 1927 cover addressed to Colonel L.J. Rori-Hutchinson, and sent from Nepal to India; 1946 manuscript letter addressed to Colonel F.M. Bailey, plus several incoming covers, including 1914 London-Lahore & 1939 Shanghai-Kabul & Tibet unaddressed large cover franked with ½T, 2/3T, 1T, 2T & 4T stamps tied by Lhassa circular datestamps. Literature section includes A Philatelic Story of Lt. Col. F.M. Bailey by Frealon Bibbins; Some Tibetan Seals by Derrick Dawson & The Classic Forgeries of the 1912 Issue of Tibet. A most interesting hoard of pre-WW II material, that will appeal to collectors or dealers, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 427

Afghanistan, Postal History Assortment, 1943-46. Twenty-two commercial pieces with mixed frankings, and sent from Kabul to New York, including fifteen censored covers and several registered usages. Afghanistan maintained his neutrality, and resisted calls from Moscow & London to expel the Italian and German diplomatic corps for most of WW II. In consequence mail to foreign destinations was censored by the British. Interesting holding for your consideration, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 428
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Afghanistan, Mostly Used Collection, 1870s-90s. In a three-ring binder, beginning with a few Tiger's Head examples, dated "1288", and corresponding to Plates I, II & III, followed by Tiger's Head stamps, dated "1290", and corresponding to Plates VI & VII. We also noted a fair number of Tiger's Head stamps dated "1293", "1294" & "1295" and several forgeries useful for reference, plus a nice section with 1890s issues, including singles and several blocks of eight. Unchecked in detail, and waiting for a keen eye, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $600.
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Lot 429

Afghanistan / India, Mixed Franking Covers Assortment, 1920s. Group of thirteen with Indian stamps tied by Landikhana circular datestamps. We noted one with full letter enclosed. As known Afghanistan joined the UPU until 1928, so before that date the Afghan stamps were valid only inside this landlocked country, and foreign postage had to be added to the mail addressed to international destinations. Ideal for the collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 430

Afghanistan, Postal History Assortment, 1910-20s. Group of 27 pieces with single frankings, including mail with postal markings from Badakshan, Kabul, Mazar and other places. We noted three covers sent to India in 1927, and depicting "LANDIKHANA/DUE/ TWO ANNAS" postage due markings, plus another interesting cover with manuscript inscription in arabic translating into English as "hurry, hurry, hurry". A useful lot for the collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 431

Afghanistan, Postal History Assortment, 1880s-90s. Group of nine native covers with single frankings (Abdur Rahman series), including six with pen cancels and three with cut cancels. We noted two local covers with stamps corresponding to plate XVII. Truly a dream lot for the specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 432

Afghanistan, Postal History Assortment, 1940s-60s. Mostly in Lindner album pages, including 38 items, better noted include 1948 registered cover to NY, franked with three imperforate airmail stamps; 1936 cover sent from Japanese Legation in Kabul to Peshawar; 1938 cover sent from Japanese Legation in Kabul to Peshawar; 1957 large-size envelope (diplomatic mail) from American Embassy in Kabul with Afghan stamps tied in Washington D.C., plus several commercial usages and two air letters. You can't go wrong at our conservative estimate, inspection recommended, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $400.
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Lot 433
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Albania, Mint or Never Hinged Collection, 1960-79. In two Lighthouse hingeless albums with slipcases, highly complete for the period, including many gainful sets and souvenir sheets in the $5 to $20 range. We noted 1961 (589-91), 1961(592-94), 1961 (595-97), 1962 (604-606), 1962 (609-12, imperforates), 1962 (613-15, imperforates), 1962 (621-24), 1962 (630-33), 1962 (639-42), 1963 (672-75), followed by many other that deserve your attention. Viewing will be quick and a pleasure to the eye, Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $500.
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Lot 434

Albania, Never Hinged Assortment, 1959 (Scott 552). Group of 250 stamps, including blocks of six, blocks of four, strips of three & singles, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 435
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Andorra, Mint & Never Hinged Assortment. Stock book with many desirable sets, including Spanish Andorra 1-12, 37-49 never hinged & E1-2, followed by many sets to 2002; French Andorra section with 1962-2005 sets, including J9-15. Fresh holding, offered as received, and ideal for a collector or dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $600.
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Lot 436
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Argentina, Bewildering Accumulation of Color Proofs and Essays, 1892-1910. Over 900 examples, some on card, others on thin, medium or thick paper. Most are hinged and consist of singles, pairs, blocks of four or six and one Belgrano composite value sheet on very thin paper. All are ungummed. An unusual opportunity for a collector of eclectic material. Some unissued designs also were seen.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 437
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Argentina, Proofs Selection, 1892. Columbus' Three Ships, the "Santa Maria", "Nina" and "Pinta" on 88 card or thin paper proofs. Includes singles, pairs and blocks of four. A very fresh selection. (Scott 90-91 var).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 438
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Argentina, Old Time Collection, 1867-1923. One volume on homemade pages with some varieties noted such as inverted surcharges, misplaced surcharges and lined backgrounds. Highlights include Scott 22-26 mint, 31a mint, 47a mint (block of four) and an unusual full sheet of 40 of #246 with "Inutilizado" perforated throughout the sheet. Some moderate duplication will be encountered as the owner was a diligent fly-specker. Some covers were also seen. A special treat for any philatelist.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 439
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Austria, Collection and Stock, 1850-1988. In one Scott album + a stock book of duplicates. Includes related areas such as Offices Abroad, Bosnia-Herzegovina etc. Some early used, then mainly page after page of newer mint issues, some never hinged. No rarities, just a great range of collectible stamps. Nice collector's lot, ready to build on. Generally clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $10,300 (Owner's).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 440
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Austria, Mint and Used Collection, 1850-1950. Fairly complete for the period on Scott pages; regular issues mainly used, though including mint #127, 128-144, 424 & 425a-427 (never hinged), 428-431; Semi-Postals mainly mint and missing only the WIPA & Renner souvenir sheets to 1948 includes the 1931 Rotary set both mint & used); Airmails are complete and mostly used, while Back-of-the-Book issues include M1-21 used (plus a second set mostly used), M69-82 mint and an Extremely Fine Lombardy-Venetia 1850 10c orange (1c); just about all clean and Fine to Very Fine. A great lot.
Scott $7,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 441
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Austria, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-1998. In a Minkus album with parallel mint and used in some spots, starting with some earlies, followed by 19th Century representation, and value concentrated in 20th Century sets (mint unless denoted) such as 1923 (B57-65), 1924 (B66-70), 1925-30 (C12-31), 1930 (B100-105, used), 1931 (B93-98), 1934 (B123-27), 1935 (B128-31), 1935 (B132-37), 1936 (B138-41), 1950-53 (C57-60 x2, one mint, other used). We also noted occupation issues and Bosnia-Herzegovina examples. Excellent as a starting collection or to be broken down and offered on the internet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 442
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Austria, Mint & Used Accumulation. In several binders and stock books with useful duplication, and value concentrated in the 20th Century issues, including regulars, airmails & semipostals in the modest range. Ideal lot to break down, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 443
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Austria, Mint & Used Collection, 1850s-1990s. Nearly 4,400 stamps in two thick three-ring binders with some duplication, starting with a nice section of XIX Century used issues, followed by sets, part sets, postcards & covers, latter including one from displaced persons camp in Feistritz, also blocks of four and plenty of modern issues. We also noted nice semipostals, plus some better airmails such as 1950-53 (C54 & C56-60 used) and postage dues, finally there are fieldpost, newspaper & offices abroad examples, condition is a little bit mixed on some earlies, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 444
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Austria, Mint & Used Grouping, 1870-1970. Neat stock of a few hundred mint stamps and souvenir sheets in a small box, with better mint 45, B57-B65, B156-B164, B167-B170, B288-B293, with semipostals, airmails and BOB, there is plenty of stamps to use as a foundation to further advance or break up for retail, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 445

Austria, Postal History Assortment. Approximately 500 covers sent before the 1950s, and with single, multiple or mixed frankings, including postal cards, censored usages, picture postcards and commercial usages, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 446
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Austria, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-1950. 700+ stamps mounted on homemade pages, better used includes 2, 3, 4, 5, 33, 33A, with semipostals, postage dues and military stamps, nice lot for the beginning collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $860.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $55.
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Lot 447
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Austria, Mostly Used Assortment, 1850-1910s. Stock book with hundreds of stamps, beginning with 1850 Coat of Arms (3 x9, 4 x7 & 5 x7); followed by an extensive selection of Emperor Franz Josef issues with readable postmarks. We also noted 1908-16 (110-27), plus some semipostals. Unchecked in detail, and a great opportunity for the cancel collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 448
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Belgium, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-1986. Presented in seven well-filled Lindner hingeless albums with slipcases (retail value over $1,000). Better noted include 1849 (1-2, used), 1858-61 (9-12, used), 1867 (22, used), followed by other 19th Century issues, followed by 1912 (92-102, mint), 1925 (172-84, mint), 1929 (B93-98, mint), 1930 (221, mint), 1935 (B169, mint), 1937 (B199, mint), plus parcel post section and several modern booklets. A considerable holding, well worth checking, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 449
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Belgium & Luxembourg, Mint Stock. Fantastic mint stock, thousands and thousands of stamps and souvenir sheets, with semi postals, airmails, postage dues and BOB, mint souvenir sheets include Belgium B179, B534a, B315, B316 (x2), B482a, B662a, Luxembourg includes 217 (x2), B151, plus dozens of inexpensive examples, also Belgium 1944 series imperf, Luxembourg B216-B221, BOB including airmails, postage dues, with Belgium Colonies including Belgian Congo, Ruanda-Urundi, a lovely lot with great potential, worth thoroughly exploring, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 450
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Belgium, First Day Brochures, 1950s-60s. Approximately 200 items printed by Malvaux-Brussels, each one with sets or singles tied by special first day cancels. A lot that can be easily integrated into a bigger collection, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 451
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Belgium & Colonies, Collection and Stock, 1849-1999. In 2 Scott albums + duplicates in a stock book. Some early used, then mainly page after page of newer mint issues, some never hinged. No rarities, just a great range of collectible stamps. Nice collector's lot, ready to build on. Generally clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $13,000 (Owner's).
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Unsold
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Lot 452
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Belgium & Belgian Congo, Mainly Used Collection, 1849-1965. Impressive, nearly complete collection of in a Scott Specialty album; Belgian regular issues are nearly complete and virtually all used, Semi-Postals are complete to 1932 minus B123-124; Parcel Posts are also just about complete, but all used; Belgian Congo includes mint #12 & 13 and used #11 & 29; condition, with with very few exceptions, is Fine to Very Fine throughout. A great starter collection.
Scott $9,500.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 453
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Belgium & Belgian Congo, Mint & Used Assortment. Four stock books with duplication, Belgium starting with King Leopold imperforate examples in used condition, followed by perforated 19th Century issues that deserve your awareness, plus several semipostal sets in singles and blocks of four; Belgian Congo stock book begins with King Leopold II examples, and also contains semipostals & airmails. Worth spending some time on, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $600.
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Lot 454
 
Belgian Congo, Postal History Accumulation, 1939-60. Eighty covers with a wide variety of stamps from dozens of different cities, towns and villages. We note the usual Leopoldville, Elisabethville and Stanleyville, but also several from Kikwit as well as one or two each from Dilolo, Jadotville, Kongolo, Luluabourg and Matadi plus many more. A very colorful group.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 455
 
Bhutan and Nepal, Collection, 1899-2006. Many hundreds of mostly mint stamps housed in a Scott Specialty album (there are only about two dozen used stamps from Nepal). The album begins with a modest mint collection of Bhutan (catalog value $531). Most of the value is concentrated in Nepal which starts with a small section of used issued prior to 1950. Among the better mint Nepal, we note Scott 60-71, 72-83, 84-88, 104-17 and 134. The Nepal section includes the most recent material including some seldom seen new issues while the Bhutan extends only to 1974. Generally, the collection is clean, Fine to Very Fine mint up to mid-1960's and then mostly never hinged thereafter. Definitely, a useful group that deserves to be extended by a new owner.
Scott $2,000+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 456
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Bulgaria, Strong Mint and Used Collection, 1879-1960. Nearly complete for the period and primarily mint from the late 1920s in a Scott Specialty album; highlights include (mint unless noted) #9, 267-278 and virtually complete mint (LH) the rest of the way, plus scattered later issues; Airmails are used to 1940 and mint from 1945; Dues are complete and mainly used; condition includes a few small faults in the earliest issues, but is otherwise clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 457
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Cambodia, Mint & Used Assortment, 1951-76. In a stockbook with duplicates, including 1951-52 (1-17), 1955 (38-52), 1956 King Norodom (53-58, imperforate & perforated), plus many other colorful sets up to $10.We also noted semipostals & airmails, plus 1957 (J5, artist signed die proof), 1970 Deluxe Die Proofs (241-42) and twenty souvenir sheets in never hinged condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 458
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Chile, Collection of Imperfs, Misperfs and Proofs, 1930-70. Seventy five items on stock pages, a sweet lot that will enthrall the Chile or South American collector or dealer alike, inspection is strongly urged, without gum as issued or o.g., n.h., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 459
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China, Mosly Mint Assortment. In glassines and presentation cards with sets, part sets, souvenir sheets and first day covers. We noted many better such as 471; 745-61; 1121-23 x2; 1261-64; 1629a x3; 1776-83; 1856-63; 1942-45; 2427-30; 2618a x9; C70-72 x2, plus several saleable first day covers, including 1960 Paintings (1261-64 x2); Lions (1359-60 & 1360a). Useful lot deserving careful viewing, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $700.
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Lot 460
 
China, Japan & Korea, Mint and Used Collections. Somewhat scattered, mainly used collections gathered together in a single Scott binder; China & Japan each contain a few hundred stamps, but very little in the way of complete sets or high values; both, however have some decent mint souvenir sheets, e.g. China #1135-1136 and Japan #283a (never hinged), 288a, 423, 437, 549-550 miniature sheet & B11; Korea is even more scattered, but has a few lower priced souvenir sheets.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $600.
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Lot 461
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China (People's Republic), Mostly Mint & Never Hinged Assortment. A decidedly recommended lot for the dealer with some duplication, including many sets, souvenir sheets and first day covers. Better noted include 31-34 x2 reprints; 108-110 used; 122-23 vertical pairs, 185-86 blocks of four; 1349-53 never hinged; 1357-62 never hinged; 1479-82 never hinged; 1519-24 never hinged; 1761 $2 souvenir sheet; 1889a complete booklet; 1L41-44; 3L77-81; 3L82-88; 6L57-62 x3, plus several saleable first day covers with sets or part sets such as 1979 Great Wall (1479-81); 1980 Qi Baishi paintings (1565-72); 1981 $2 Beauties souvenir sheet (1761); 1983 Stringed Instruments (1833-37); 1983 Opera (1840-43, first day covers & maximum picture postcards), 1983 Terracota Warriors (1859-62); 1983 Female in Opera (1868-71); 1983 Writers (1872-75). Viewing suggested, as this represents an opportunity not to be missed, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 462
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Cuba, Mint and Used Collection, 1855-1960. Several hundred stamps on Scott pages; value primarily in Spanish Administration period, which is just about complete including (mint unless noted) #8 (used), 11 (no gum), 35-37, 42-45, 57 (no gum), 62 (no gum), 77, 83, 89, etc.; from 1899 onward there are duplicate pages, but still not a whole lot in the way of mints sets (although we do note the 1937 Writers & Artists set complete never hinged); also, most of the souvenir sheets are here. Condition is a little mixed early, but is generally Fine to Very Fine. A nice starter collection.
Scott $3,700.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 463
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Cuba, Mostly Mint Collection, 1959-69. In a Schaubek album with good degree of completion for the period, including many sets in the $5 to $10 range. Recommended as a basis for further expansion or to be broken down into smaller units, and offered on the internet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 464

Czechoslovakia & Sudetenland, Outstanding Postal History Collection. One of the most comprehensive and well organized collections we have had the pleasure to offer, neatly presented in a Schaubek album and representing a lifetime's work of over 125 covers, organised alphabetically by town cancels, including commercial mail, ornate fancy cancel mail, as well as Wir Sind Frei mail, virtually represented by their Teutonic names. As far as we are given to understand these are the earliest postal history items available in 1938 of solely German names and quite extraordinary as such. Beginning with Asch, Aich-Karlsbad, Altenbuch, Alstadt, Alt Rothwasser, Auschwitz all the way to Zinnwald, Znaim, Zoeptau, etc. Many of these covers would easily sell today at $50 each with some of the scarcer ones at three figures each, if you could find them in the first place. An opportunity to buy a first class cover collection of this area, and offered intact as received, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 465
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Czechoslovakia, Mostly Mint or Never Hinged Collection, 1919-89. Mounted in six Lighthouse hingeless albums with slip cases (retail value over $500), starting with used Hradcany issues, followed by 1919 semipostals up to 1k carmine, and then by many sets in the modest range, including mint issues from 1945 onwards. We also noted Bohemia-Moravia section with 1939 (Scott 1-19) and a couple of covers posted in Brno in 1939, plus some Slovakia examples. Album filled with sheetlets issued in the 1960s-1970s period. A lovely collection, for anyone who likes Czechoslovakia philately, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 466
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Czechoslovakia, Mint Assortment, 1935-90. A few hundred stamps and souvenir sheets, with mint 1134, 1555 sheet of four, 2570-2571 sheets of four, 2792-2793 sheets of six, C65 sheet of four, used 434a, Slovakia B27a, with dozens more souvenir sheets and painting type sheets of four, moderate duplication, nice fresh material with few condition issues, sure to please the dealer or collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 467
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Czechoslovakia, Mostly Used Collection, 1918-72. In a Scott album, starting with Hradcany imperforate and perforated issues, followed by a large amount of sets issued in the 1920-68 period. We also noted some semipostals & airmails, plus postage dues, officials and newspaper stamps. At the end of the volume there is a section with Bohemia-Moravia & Slovakia representations, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 468
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Czechoslovakia, Mainly Mint Collection, 1918-69. Several hundred different in a Scott Specialty album; fairly complete and just about all mint to 1961, then scattered and mostly canceled to order from 1962; includes Bohemia & Moravia and Slovakia; missing the higher priced items (the best thing we saw was the 1952 Bratislava souvenir sheet, LH), but loaded with nice mint sets; Fine to Very Fine throughout.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 469
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Danish West Indies, Nearly Complete Collection, 1855-1915. Missing only #23 among major numbers and #11 and 15 are badly damaged and not counted; a few other stamps have small problems and #12, 13 & 14 are unused without gum; otherwise just about everything is clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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Lot 470
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Denmark, Used Collection & Assortment, 1855-1924. Old-time album, starting with 1854-57 (3 x7; 4 x9; 5 x4 & 6 x3), 1858-62 (7 x8 & 8 x2), 1863 (9 x5) & 1864-68 (11-15), followed by a useful assortment of classic stamps with numeral cancels, including 1854-57 (3 x60), 1858-62 (7 x100, plus vertical pair), 1858-62 (8 x38, 12 x25, 13 x114, 14 x26), and then by a strong official section that truly deserves your attention, including 1871 (O1 x6, O2 x9, O3 x3), 1875 (O6 x18, O7 x25, O8 x25, O9 x23), 1902 (O11 x12, O14 x20 & O15 x12), plus some newspaper and parcel post stamps. We also noted a fair number of Greenland unchecked stamps. Ideal for the postmark or plate flaws collector, and offered intact as received from consignor, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 471

Denmark, Mint & Never Hinged Assortment, 1855-1979. Stock book starting with some classics, and value concentrated in the 20th Century with useful duplication, including 1905 (68 x2), 1907-12 (75 x2 & 78), 1912 (80 x3), 1922-25 (128-29), 1915 (136-37), 1918 (138-40), 1918 (145-54 x2), 1924 (167a, 171a & 175a, se-tenant blocks of four), 1925-29 (C1 x8, C2 x4 & C3 x4, C4 x4 & C5 x3), 1926-27 (181-82 & 184-91 x3), 1927 (192-97 x2), 1930 (210-19), plus many other regular, semipostal & airmail sets and singles. We also noted nice officials (O6-8, O9A-B, O10 & O16-24), postage dues and parcel post stamps. A pleasing lot with a good amount of desirable material present, and well worth inspecting closely, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 472
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Denmark, Used Collection & Assortment, 1850s-1890s. Interesting and valuable holding mounted on exhibition pages, including 1851 (2 x18, including one with numeral "14" cancel, and accompanied with Gronlund certificate; other tied on cover fragment), followed by 1854-57 (3-6), plus a 1865 cover with 2s blue; 1858-63 (7-8 & 9-10) and 1885 reprints in blocks of four. We noted a couple of unusual stampless folded letter covers, 1864-68 (11-15, 11a & 14a), 1870s-90s Coat of Arms issues, including distinctive shades and several examples with inverted frame and as a bonus C1-5. Also stock page with unchecked duplicates such as 1851 (2 x32), 1855 (3 x18) & 1857 (5 x14). Highly recommended for the plate specialist or postmark collector, well worth a look as there is significant catalog value here, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 473
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Denmark, Mostly Used Accumulation, 1870s-1970s. In several stock books with gainful duplication, including 1851 2rs (1, second printing, plate II, cancelled "1" in Copenhagen, and accompanied with 1974 Nielsen certificate), followed by a large number of Coat of Arms stamps in used condition, and unchecked in detail (shades, postmarks, frames or flaws), and then by some provisionals such as 1912 (79 x9, 80 x11 & 81 x7, used), 1912 (82 x5, used), 1915 (135 x6, used), 1915 (136 x3 & 137 x2, used), 1918 (138-44, used), 1918 (145-54 x2, used) and 1925-26 Airmails (C1-3 x4, used). We also noted officials, parcel post stamps and se-tenant pairs, strips of three & blocks of four from booklet panes, including some with publicity labels, plus Danish West Indies. A nice lot with high catalogue value, and to view carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Denmark, Powerful, Mainly Used Collection, 1851-1970. Nearly complete for the period on Scott Specialty album pages; the only significant missing stamps are the 2s & 48s perf 12½ of 1870-71 and the first Airmails (also, for some reason, there are no Officials); everything else seems to be here including a 4-margin 2rs blue of 1851 with just a tiny corner crease; the collection is more than 95% used, though the 1912 & 1915 G.P.O. 5kr are o.g, VF. Also included is a Faro Islands 2ø Thorshavn provisional on cover with Wowern certificate. Condition, with very few exceptions, is clean and Fine to Very Fine. A tremendous lot.
Scott $8,400.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 475

Ecuador, Comprehensive Mint and Used Collection, 1865-1960. Nearly complete for the period in a Scott Specialty album; nothing rare, just lots of complete mint sets with used duplication; better stamps include C1-5 (C3-4 used), C26-38, CF1 (used), CF2 and CO1-8; also includes a nice section of Telegraph stamps and a page out of the F.D.R. collection with the 1904 Calderón set (50c mint); condition is generally clean and Fine to Very Fine throughout with lots of never hinged surprises like C35-38, C65-69, C288-297 and the aforementioned CO8. An outstanding lot.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 476

Ecuador, Never Hinged Assortment, 1894-1990. Singles, blocks of four and larger multiples in glassines, including regulars, airmails, officials and postal tax examples. Inspection of this profitable holding advised for full appreciation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 477
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Egypt, Collection and Stock, 1866-1978. In one Scott album + a stock book of duplicates. Some interesting early used, then mainly page after page of newer mint issues, some never hinged. No rarities, just a great range of collectible stamps. Nice collector's lot, ready to build on. Generally clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,830.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 478
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Egypt: United Arab Republic, Powerful Specialists Stock, 1958-2008. A massive, clean and valuable stock of countless thousands of sets, singles, marginal blocks of 4, souvenir sheets etc, well organized and identified by Scott numbers in 3 massive stockbooks. Includes and absolute wealth of premium material, including very impressive sections of Officials, airmails, dues, Palestine issues and much, much more. An amazing holding formed by one of the most foremost authorities, a splendid lot which should be seen for proper evaluation, largely Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 479
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Ethiopia, The Extraordinary Michael Rogers Inc Holding. The primary stock of the world's foremost collector and dealer in the country housed in five profusely annotated large Elbe stockbooks from the first issue to the 1980's. While there are countless thousands of stamps present, from a dozen mint sets of #1-7 on, this is not your usual stock in the traditional sense, as there are dozens of specialized annotations as respects to reprints and forgeries, characteristics of genuine items, specialized pieces by Payne numbers, multiples, ect., ect. An incredible stock, not only in its shear size & depth, but by the level of specialization which eliminates the minefield aspect associated with issues of this country. Truly a lot which in all likely hood cannot be duplicated, a specialist's delight, inspection invited, generally fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 480
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Ethiopia, The Massive Michael Rodgers Inc Stock. The enormous, vast and valuable stock of tens of thousands of mostly mint issues, comprised of sets, singles, identified forgeries & reprints, specialized annotated varieties ect., all dutifully sorted & identified chronologically into a couple thousand or more glassines, begins with duplicated first issues, but the core of value and coverage lies in the early 20th Century nearly to date, with manageably duplicated runs of sets, along with comprehensive semipostal & back-of-the-book issues, as the traditional minefield aspect of this country has largely been eliminated by the notations on th glassines & the firms well known specialization with this country, this lot offered is clean, well organized and ready to sell, a unique opportunity to be sure, inspection invited, largely Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 481
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Ethiopia, Mint & Never Hinged Assortment, 1895-1973. Numberless sets in a stock book, including 1-7, 120-29, 155-64, 167-74, 175-79, 180-89, 190-99, 200-209, 217-30, 250-57, 263-67, 285-96, B6-10, B16-20, C18-20 & C23-33. Unquestionably, a useful property for your consideration, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 482
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Finland, Mint & Used Assortment, 1856-1930. Advisable holding in a KaBe stock book, including a fair amount of classics such as 1856-58 (1, pen cancel); 1860 (4a, used); 1860 (5a x5, used); 1866-74 (7 x13); 1866-74 (9 x16); 1866-74 (10 x22), followed by 19th Century representation, and then by a large number of regulars & semipostals in parallel mint and used condition in some spots. A last minute arrival, and well worth a good look as there are many desirable stamps here, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Finland, Strong Mint and Used Collection, 1856-1970. Mostly used and nearly complete for the period on Scott pages; highlights include (used unless noted) #2, 2C, 3, 4-16, 23, 24, 36, 37, 58, 69, 82, Semi-Postals complete (primarily mint) and C1 (mint, LH); as for condition, the 1856-74 issues are pretty rough, the only exception being the 1867 1m yellow brown (11), which is Fine to Very Fine; but from 1875 onward, just about everything is clean and Fine to Very Fine. An excellent collection allowing for upgrade to the early issues.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Finland, Mostly Used Collection / Assortment. In a Lighthouse album, and starting with some used serpentine rouletted examples such as 9-10 x2 & 11, followed by perforated stamps, including 1890 (45), and then by many regular and semipostal sets issued in the 1930s-70s period, plus several stock books with stamps in the modest range. An old fashioned lot, offered intact as received from consignor. Worth a shot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Finland, Used Collection. In Ka-Be album with some 19th Century examples, followed by sets, part sets and singles, including regulars and semipostals in the modest range, and issued in the 1920s-80s period. Take a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $85.
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Lot 486
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France, Collection and Stock, 1849-1988. In 2 Scott albums + duplicates and new issues in a stock book. Some interesting early used, then mainly page after page of newer mint issues, some never hinged. No rarities, just a great range of collectible stamps. Generally clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $34,422 (Owner's).
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Unsold
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Lot 487

France, Never Hinged Dealer Stock, 1910s-90s. Thousands of postally fresh stamps, including regular, semipostal and postage dues sets, part sets & singles issued in the period, and presented in innumerable stock sheets. High catalogue holding with lots of material duplicated throughout, and a great opportunity that one may not be able to duplicate, inspection a must, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $24,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 488
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France, Powerful Mint and Used Collection, 1849-1954. A Scott Specialty album with nearly every space filled; included among the 1849-50 Ceres issues are an attractive unused 20c blue reprint (4d) and a no-margin 1fr vermilion (8) next to a 3½-margin 1fr dark carmine (9c); the 1853 Napoleons include 25c blue (o.g.) & 80c lake reprints (17c, 19c), while the 1863-70 Napoleon Laureates and 1870-71 Bordeaux are complete (the 20c type I Bordeaux is used and the type II is unused (43, 44); both have four margins); there is also an unused 1871 "10" on 10c surcharge (49) with "part o.g. and light staining on the reverse" according to a 1998 APS certificate; among the "type Sage" issues the 20c blue (71) is present, but is a type II reprint with perforations added; among later issues, the 1925 & 1927 souvenir sheets are missing, but just about everything else is here and mostly mint, including #197 & 246; the Semi-Postals only go to 1944, but are missing only B10, while the Airmails are missing only the Ile de France surcharges and C14-15; the Back-of-the-Book, other than a few Dues, is sparse. As for condition, the best 19th century numbers are usually not first quality, but most are reasonably attractive, and there are plenty of nice $50-$300 (or better) stamps throughout, and also a good number of mid-20th century never hinged surprises like #315-320 & B35-37. All-in-all, an outstanding lot, and one worthy of extra viewing time.
Scott $38,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 489
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France, Never Hinged, Mint & Used Collection. Beautifully presented in fifteen Yvert-Tellier albums with slipcases, starting with some earlies, and value concentrated in the 20th Century, including an abundant amount of sets in the modest range, and not to mention approximately 3,000 Euros in face material. We also noted a couple of stock books with unchecked duplicates, plus some modern envelopes and aerogrammes. Whether broken down, or left intact, provide a variety of potentials, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,250.
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-1994. Mounted in Scott album pages and housed in a three-ring binder, starting with used 19th Century section, and starting with mint issues from 1930s onwards. We noted many regular sets, followed by a nice semipostal section with sets such as B66-67, plus a couple of Red Cross booklets, and then by airmails, postage dues and some official examples. Too much useful material here; careful inspection is a must and will prove rewarding, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 491
 
France, Booklet Dealer Stock, 1952-77. A dealer's box filled with complete and unexploded Red Cross booklets, with saleable duplication and catalogue value exceeding $5,000, including many better such as 1952 (Yvert-Tellier 2001 x2), 1953 (2002 x3); 1954 (2003 x9); 1955 (2004 x27); 1956 (2005 x6); 1957 (2006 x3), plus a large number of booklets in the $5 to $20 range. A lovely clean lot that merits a quick inspection, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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France, Mint & Used Collections. Presented in four albums, including a mint collection loaded with desirable sets such as 1914 (B1-2), 1917-19 (B7), 1937 (B66-67), 1938 (B54-59), 1940 (B97-100), 1941 (B117-28), 1950 (B249-54), 1951 (B258-63), 1955 (B294-99), 1956 (B303-308), 1957 (B312-17), plus 1936 (C10-12) & 1936 (C15, used), other collection with several useful classics in used condition and many regular sets in the modest range. The other two collections mostly with sets, part sets & singles issued in the 20th Century. Recommended for dealer, viewing suggested for full appreciation of the opportunity afforded here, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 493

France, Never Hinged Assortment, 1940s-90s. Value of the lot concentrated in the semipostal issues with duplication, including blocks of four & singles. We also noted some airmails and postage dues. Viewing will surely prove worthwhile! Very Fine.
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $600.
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Lot 494
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1850s-1970s. In a three-ring binder with useful 19th Century used representation, followed by some sets, part sets & singles that deserve your awareness (mint unless denoted) such as 1938 (348, used), 1938 (349), and then by a large number of mostly mint sets such as 811-16, 840-44, 857-63, 943-49, plus many art stamps. An enjoyable viewing, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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France, Mostly Used Collection, 1876-1948. In Scott album starting with some early used stamps, followed by some better issued in the 20th Century (mint unless denoted) such as 1931 (262-63), 1935 (299-300), 1937 PEXIP souvenir sheet (329, used), 1938 (348-49), plus 1931 (B39-41), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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France & Colonies, Unusual Collection of Proofs, 1976-96, 45 different deluxe sheetlets or proofs. All are fresh and never hinged with most concentrated in the 1995-96 years, but New Caledonia does start in 1976. New Caledonia has 23 different with highlights that include Maury 712A (€100) and Serie 707 to 712 (100), France with six different with the best being Maury 2934 (€165). Other countries include: F.S.A.T (5), French Andorra (2), French Polynesia (3), St. Pierre & Miquelon (4), Wallis & Futuna (2) with a bonus of 8 Senegal not counted in catalog value. Start today with a new collecting field.
Maury €2,036 ($2,830).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 497
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France & Colonies, Fabulous Collection, 1860-1990. Thousands of stamps in four albums, France includes 198-201, 220-225, 313-314, 321, 349, 372-373, B44-B45, B48-B53, Offices Abroad, French Colonies, French Equatorial Africa, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Algeria, Benin, Cambodia, Cameroons, Chad, Chad, Gabon, Indo China, Mali, Reunion, Niger, Senegal and more, an inexpensive opportunity to restock or to use as a foundation for a more formal collection, the one lot you should examine, huge potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,300.
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Lot 498
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France & Colonies, Mostly Never Hinged Assortment. Colorful holding with a large number of desirable 20th Century sets such as France 477-95 & B294-99; French Colonies 3a pair, one sideways with small faults; French Polynesia C74-77, C107-11, C160-64, plus two imperforate pairs; Guinea C24-26; Cameroun 343-51 & C38-40; New Caledonia C63, C191-92 x2; Reunion C35-38; Wallis & Futuna C78-79. Great opportunity for the internet seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 499
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French Colonies, Dealers Stock, 1860-1990. Thousands and thousands of stamps in glassines, arranged by country, includes Algeria, Chad, Cilicia, Dahomey, Fezzan, French Cameroun, French Equatorial Africa, French Guinea, French Polynesia 160-169, 199-202, C20, French Southern & Antarctic Territory 29, 66, C46, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Morocco, New Caledonia, Reunion, Senegal, Somali Coast 59 with inverted vignette, Tunisia, Upper Volta, Wallis & Fortuna Islands, with many more in the classic period, a delightful presentation and well worth consideration, some condition issues as to be expected with a lot of this size, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 500
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French Colonies, Mint and Used Collection, 1859-1940s. Nice collection of the pre-Independence non-African colonies, namely Alaouites (complete, two stamps used), Alexandretta, Andorra, Annam & Tonkin (#1-3, 9), Indo-China and Reunion (including #34-59), plus the Colonies General Issues (nearly complete); the General Issues, which constitute about half of the catalog value, are somewhat variable in condition, but everything else is generally clean and Fine to Very Fine. A very worthwhile lot.
Scott $6,500.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 501
 
French Colonies, Postal History Accumulation, 1920s-1960s. A fantastic property that just hit the market, highly recommended for the dealer, including Martinique picture postcards to New Haven and WWII censored covers to NY, including registered usages; Lebanon large number of WWII censored covers to the U.S.; New Caledonia first flights; Guadeloupe 1920s covers; Somali Coast covers addressed to the Chicago, Europe; St. Pierre & Miquelon WWII censored covers to the U.S.; French Equatorial Africa registered covers to Chicago, plus many other that truly deserve your attention. Old-time lots like this are hardly ever offered on the market, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,200.
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French Colonies, Mostly Mint or Never Hinged Assortment. Eclectic group of better sets and singles in stock pages, including Wallis & Futuna 1930-40 issue, including 2.50fr to 20fr high values; Reunion 1937 "Roland Garros" Flight (C1); French India 123A never hinged, and signed Brun; French Southern & Antarctic Territories 24 & 28 never hinged, C1-2 mint, C6 never hinged; Lebanon C35 & C36, latter signed Sanabria; Madagascar 216 & C28, each signed Brun; Syria 1921 (50, mint), plus some Tunisia semipostal examples, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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French Colonies, Used Assortment, 1870s-1880s. In stock pages, including 5c Ceres with French Guiana circular datestamp; 30c Ceres with Guadeloupe circular datestamp; 4c Commerce with Cochin circular datestamp; 25c Commerce with St. Pierre & Miquelon circular datestamp; 30¢ Commerce with Annam circular datestamp; 35c Commerce with Obock circular datestamp, plus many other with New Caledonia, Reunion, Senegal or Tonquin datestamps. We also noted a fair number of forgeries useful as reference, unrepeatable lot recommended for the collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 504

French Colonies, First Flight Covers, 1921-50. Group of eighteen attractive covers that can be sold individually, including New Caledonia 1940 Noumea-Auckland & 1941 Noumea-Suva (Muller 18 & 24); French Equatorial Africa 1937 Dakar Pointe Noire-Dahomey (Muller 45); Lebanon 1939 Beyrouth-Warsaw & 1943 Beyrouth-Tananarive (Muller 18 & 32); Madagascar 1934 Tananarive-France (Muller 50); Tunisia 1926 Tunis-Antibes (Muller 6 x2), 1936 Tunis-London (Muller 34 x2); Syria 1930 Damas-Bagdad (Muller 17), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $350.
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French Colonies: Comoro Islands, Complete for the Period, 1892-1912. Comprises Anjouan #1-30 (20-30 mixed mint & used), Grand Comoro #1-29 (12, 13, 17 used), Mayotte #1-32 and Moheli #1-22, the last two all mint. A rare opportunity, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $800.
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French Colonies: Diego Suarez, Small Collection, 1890-94. 41 different on Scott pages; comprises #6-10 (used), 13-20, 23, 24, and 23 different "Navigation & Commerce", plus J2, J8, J9 & J11; few small faults, otherwise generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,940.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $450.
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Lot 507
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French Africa, Mint and Used Collection, 1890s-1950s. Nice collection off-pre-Independence African colonies with the strongest being Algeria (including B1-31 mint), Dahomey (with #1-14, 16-30), French Sudan (3-19), Ivory Coast (1-20), Mauritania (1-75), Somali Coast (28-33, 33E, F) and complete countries Middle Congo (to 1931), Ste. Marie de Madagascar, Ubangi-Chari and Upper Senegal & Niger; and condition, with very few exceptions, is clean and Fine to Very Fine. A great lot.
Scott $6,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 508
 
French Africa, Mint & Used Collection. Including two Scott albums with Algeria, Cameroons, Dahomey, French Equatorial Africa, French Guiana, French Morocco, French West Africa, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Niger, Obock, Reunion, Senegal, Somali Coast & Tunisia 20th Century issues, plus four Minkus albums with Algeria, Cameroons, Central African Republic, Congo, Dahomey, Gabon, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal & Togo mint sets or singles issued in the 1960s-70s period, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 509
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French Congo, Nearly Complete Collection, 1891-1903. An extraordinary collection of 44 different comprising (mint unless noted) #2 (used), 3, 5, 7a (used), 14-49, 52 and 53 (used); #3 & 15-17 without gum, several overprints signed Calves and/or Brun; two stamps, #7a & 30 with nibbed corners, otherwise all Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,877.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 510
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French Equatorial Africa, Nearly Complete Collection, 1936-57. Mainly mint on Scott Specialty album pages; includes mint (LH) #1-141, B1-35 & CB1 plus most other issues mixed mint & used (does not include the three good Airmails); also includes a large die proof of #171; all clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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French Guiana, Mint and Used Collection, 1892-1947. Fairly complete, mainly mint collection on Scott pages; includes #18-26, 31 and 32-50 (15c gray both mint & used); generally clean and Fine to Very Fine. An excellent starter collection.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 512
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French Guinea, Nearly Complete Collection, 1892-1944. An outstanding, mainly mint collection on Scott Specialty album pages; includes mint #1-62 (#13 used), 106-167 & B1-14, plus others mixed mint/used; also includes a large die proof of B15; all clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,575.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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French India, Nearly Complete Collection, 1892-1952. Mainly mint on Scott Specialty album pages; includes mint #1-22, 24-123, 124-135, 209A-G, B1-11, C14-18 (LH) & J1-28, plus others mixed mint/used; virtually all clean and Fine to Very Fine. A great starter collection.
Scott $1,950.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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French Morocco, Nearly Complete Collection, 1900-55. Mainly mint on Scott Specialty album pages; includes (mixed mint/used, though mainly mint) #1-7, 2a, 3a, 11-22, 26-89, B4, B6-24, CB1-23 & J1-16, plus the four souvenir sheets MNH and just about everything else, though mostly used; virtually all clean and Fine to Very Fine. An exceptional starter collection.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $700.
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Lot 515

French Oceania, Solid, Mainly Mint Collection, 1892-1969. Fairly complete for the period on Scott Specialty album pages; includes (mint unless noted) #1-79, 182-207, 233-244, C21, C24-50 and C47a; virtually all clean and Fine to Very Fine with all but two of the noted post-1956 mint being never hinged. A great lot of this popular South Pacific island nation.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 516

French Pacific, First Day Covers & Postal History Assortment. Approximately 140 covers, including French Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Hebrides & Wallis-Futuna examples. We also noted a fair number of airmail envelopes addressed to the U.S., three used early picture postcards, two registered envelopes to Colorado, 1942 censored envelope to NY & 1950 first flight cover Tahiti-Paris. Fantastic opportunity to acquire a wonderful holding that can be easily integrated into a bigger collection, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 517

French Polynesia, 1928 Marine Post Office Cancels on Covers. Four covers with French Polynesia frankings including a mixed US and French Oceania, also includes a French Sea Post ship mail from Tahiti to Tuamotu Islands, scarce and unusual, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 518
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French Southern & Antarctic Territories, Complete Mint Collection, 1955-88. Comprises #1-142 & C1-101, all are o.g., Very Fine and all but #1-15 & C1-3 are never hinged (LH counted at 50%).
Scott $3,275.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 519

French Southern & Antarctic Territories, Never Hinged Assortment, 1970s-1980s. In glassines, including colorful sets and singles issued in the period. We noted some pairs, gutter pairs, blocks of eight and 1974 sheet with triptychs (C33-35). Excellent condition, and highly recommended for the dealer or collector of this very popular area, Very Fine.
Scott $1,645.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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French Colonies: Guadeloupe, Mint and Used Collection, 1884-1947. Great starter collection on Scott pages; value mainly in earlies, of course, including (nearly all mint) #1-11, 14-52 less #23 &51, J4, J7, J11 & J12; condition, with very few exceptions, is Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,925.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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French Colonies: Madagascar, Impressive Mint and Used Collection, 1891-1957. Fairly complete for the period on Scott pages; most sets are mixed mint/used including #8-11, 14-22, 28-50, 48a, 52-56, 58-60 & 63-299 less #228 and a couple of cheapies; also includes Semi-Postals, Airs & Dues nearly complete (no C27-33); condition is generally clean and Fine to Very Fine. An outstanding lot of pre-independence Madagascar.
Scott $2,800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $650.
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