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Lot 905
 
Australia & New Zealand Literature. The Postage Stamps of New Zealand, volumes I-VI hard-cover books by R.J.G. Collins & C.W. Watts, and published in the 1938-74 period. A comprehensive study of the stamps & postal history to 1974, over 3,900 pages with illustrations, lists, charts, tables and maps., volume I signed by Collins, volume II has all of the plates in it; pages unmarked, no dust covers. We also noted a group of soft-cover publications such as New Zealand: The Great Barrier Island 1898-99 Pigeon Post Stamps; New Zealand Stamps with perforated initials; New Zealand Stamps overprinted "O.P.S.O."; New Zealand Railway and Revenue stamps; Australia: The Kangaroo Issues by Dormer Legge; Australia: An Introduction to the study of the KGV 1½d die 2 by Gordon Ward; Australia: The Line Engraved Issues of 1914 by Dormer Legge, plus a couple of general books about New Zealand stamps. A great opportunity for the collector or dealer.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $750.
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Lot 906

British Commonwealth Literature. Books, pamphlets and auction catalogs, including Billig's Philatelic Handbooks volumes 41-43 (HJMR reprints); Canada Holmes Handbook; Collect British Postmarks by Whitney; British Empire Review 1961-68, Robson Lowe; The Postal History of the Port Phillip District by Purves and published in 1950; plus six Spink auction catalogues, including Hackmey Ceylon Collection (Parts I & II). We also noted a fair amount of publications such as The British Postal Agencies in Mexico; Admiral Cancels; British Columbia Post Offices; Canadian Meter Postage Stamp Catalogue; The Early Rapid Cancelling Machines of Canada; Postal Comunications in India by Misra; Postmarks of the Australian Forces from all fronts by Stobbs; The Canadian Expeditionary Force in Siberia, 1918-19; The De La Rue Key Plates and several more.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 907

Canada and Provinces Literature, including The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada by Winthrop S. Boggs (Volumes I & II), 1945-46; The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Newfoundland by Winthrop S. Boggs, 1942; Holmes Handbook and Catalogue of Canada & B.N.A., 1945; The Philatelic Collection formed by Sir Gawaine Baillie, Sotheby's auction catalog, 2006.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 908
 
Canada Philatelic Reference Library. Over 50 titles including handbooks, catalogs, monographs, auction catalogs and more. Among the catalogs are the standard Unitrade (2012), Newfoundland Specialized (1998), Canada Pre-cancel (2004), Canada FDCs (2), seven spiral bound volumes (Canadian Revenues" by Edward Zaluski (plus duplicates Vols. 1 & 2). There are at least ten auction catalogs including two classic sales: the 1951 Dr. Lewis L. Redford Collection (2 copies) and 1993 Phillips auction of British North America. Handbooks include "The Edward VII Issue of Canada" by George C. Marler, "Canada Post Offices 1755-1895" by Frank W. Campbell, two volumes "The Canadian Military Posts" by Bailey & Toop, plus five volumes of Provincial Post Offices. Many of these books still have their original price tags from Gary Lyon which total over $800. This does not include some of the best titles noted above. Finally, nearly all of these are like new, never even opened.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 909
 
Dr. Werner M. Bohne, Germany Philatelic Society, Reference Manual of Forgeries. Volumes 1-14 in special three-ring binders, plus binder for volume 15 empty; volumes 22-31 loose or in original packing; volumes 33-36, 38-39 & 43-46 in original packing, plus volume 41 loose. Great opportunity to buy an easy-to-use reference work to help collectors recognize forgeries of common German Area stamps, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 910

Miscellaneous Philatelic Literature. Fascinating lot of periodicals, includes Stamp Specialist 1940-1947, The American Philatelist 1970-1975, The Collectors Club Philatelist 1949-1958, Philatelic Gazette 1910-1912, Bureau Specialist and Essay Proof Journal, a great start on your library for little cost, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 911

Postal Stationery Magazine, 1974-95, . Appears complete for years listed, also includes accompanying Postal Stationery Pantograph, a lot of useful information not to be found elsewhere for postal envelopes and cards, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 912
 
Stamp Collecting Literature, lot includes Postage Due by George Arfken, American Stampless Catalog, two UPSS Catalogs of the 19th and 20th Century Stamped Envelopes, Lick 'em Stick'em The Lost Art of Poster Stamps and other general works on the hobby, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 913

United States Literature. Group of philatelic publications, postal laws and regulations, including reprinted Postal Laws and Regulations corresponding to 1832, 1843, 1847, 1850, 1852 & 1866; two United States Cancellations books by Skinner; reprint in two books of The United Postal Guide and Official Advertiser 1850-52; The 3¢ Stamp of the United States 1851-57 issue revised by Chase; Early American Perforating Machines & Perforations 1857-67; General Scheme of New Jersey with diagram of post routes and Billig's Philatelic Handbooks (31 & 33, reprinted by HJMR). We also noted The Gimelson Collection of Free Franks & The Dr. Joseph Agris auction catalogs.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 914

The United States Specialist, 1971-2012, . Appears complete from 1971 to 2012, many in hard bound volumes, also includes HB reprint for the years 1930-1932, an enormous amount of information for an inexpensive price, please review; some mildew from improper storage, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 915
 
Worldwide Catalogs & Reference Works. Interesting property, including several commercial stamp catalogues such as 1947 Ceres France Colonies; 2004 Michel Germany Specialized (Volumes 1 & 2); Newfoundland Specialized: The Trail of the Caribou"; Know your stamps by Aretz, plus a fair amount of "The American Philatelist' numbers issued in 1965-66 period. Also as a bonus we noted 1959 15¢ air mail sheet, incl. first day cover signed by Postmaster General; 1965 5¢ salvation army commemorative sheet signed by the honorable William McMillan (Assistant Postmaster General of the United States). A no brainer lot at our estimate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 916
 
Worldwide Literature. Group of philatelic publications and auction catalogs, including Poland Locals by Hall; Early Japanese Postmarks & Post Offices by Fischer; 1977 Puerto Rico Catalog by Storer, Catalogue of Russian Rural Stamps by Chuchin (reprint); 1969 Mosden Catalogue; 1982 Facit Postal History Catalog;1957 Sanabria Airmail Catalog & 1980 The Revenues of Israel, Japanese Occupation of the Dutch East Indies by Bleeker & Deutsche Ost-Afrika-Line publication. We also noted nine Corinphila Auction Catalogues with classic Brazil, Romania & Switzerland stamps & postal history, plus several David Feldman Catalogues with rarities of the world, and issued in the 2005-10 period.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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