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Lot 419
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Austria, Mint & Used Collection, 1850s-1970s. In Minkus album, beginning with 1850s Coat of Arms used examples, followed by unchecked-in-detail 19th Century, including newspaper stamps and offices in the Turkish Empire issues. We also noted useful regular and semipostal sets such as 1922 (B50-56), 1923 (B57-65), 1924 (B66-70), 1935 (B128-31) & 1948 (B245-51). A nice collection for expansion, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 420
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Austria, Mostly Used Assortment, 1890s-1980s. In two stock books with duplication up to 12 stamps, including Franz Josef stamps issued in the 1890s and depicting in many cases readable postmarks, Allied Military Government (AMG) singles and blocks of four; and large number of regulars in the modest range. We also noted some better airmails such as 1953 (C57 x3 & C58-59 used). We didn't see anything powerful but take a look, who knows what you'll find, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 421
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Austria, 20th Century Mint Collection, 1914-2000. In two Schaubek albums with better noted including 1916-18 (163), 1918-19 (181-99), 1920 (B11-29), 1921 (B30-49), 1922-24 (250-87), 1948-52 (520-56), plus several other regular and semipostal sets issued in the period. We also noted some souvenir sheets and many topical examples. Ideal for continuation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 422
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Austria, Mint & Never Hinged Assortment, 1945-2006. In three stock books with duplication ranging from three to eighteen stamps. We noted a wealth of sets in the modest range with some better such as B246-51 x3; B260-63; B264-67 x2; B269-71; B273-76 x2;. We noted Occupation stamps of the Allied Military Government (AMG) in singles and blocks of four, plus some airmails and postage dues. Great for the audacious Internet or bourse dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 423
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Austria, Collection Balance. Couple of hundred stamps in a small stockbook, includes early issues, cancels, specimens & 50 telegraph stamps, fresh & clean group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 424
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Belgium, Mostly Used Collection, 1900s-80s. In a stock book, including many better (used unless denoted) sets such as 1928 Orval (B69-77), 1929 (B93-98, NH), 1931 (B107-113, each tied on paper piece), 1933 Tuberculosis (B144-50), 1934 Crusader (B156-62), 1952 (435-45 & B514) & 1954 (B566 x3, including NH example and two used). We also noted several desirable souvenir sheets: 1930 (221, unused according to Scott), 1931 Prince Leopold (B106), 1935 Taxis (B169) & 1960 (B662a). Plenty of useful material and definitely worth a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 425

Bhutan, Specialized Cover Collection, 1966-80. Covers bearing the "Abominable Snowman" stamps, 24 covers bearing snowman plus other Bhutan stamps including cover with single franked plus Scott non-listed set of four (Michel 1-4), 7 telegrams bearing snowman and other stamps, 5 covers with surcharged stamps (very scarce on cover), 2 registered aerogrammes, 1 postal card with added stamps (uncancelled), package label, 3 sets of 1966 issue FDC's (2 different cachets, 1 uncancelled), postal revenues regarding snowman stamps, Olympic overprints (1968- 2 sets of FDC's), 23 covers franked with only snowman stamps including 1968 overprint set on registered cover to Germany and 6 covers with surcharged stamps, scarce on cover, great start for an exhibit, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 426
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Brazil, Emperor Dom Pedro Specialized Collection, 1866-1885. Nicely mounted in a Manchester album with duplicates with much scope for possible cancel finds and some covers, starting with 1866 perforated issue: 10r vermillion x15, including two mint examples and eight used; 20r red-lilac x18, including mint stamps, other used; 50r blue x13, including pair; 80r slate-violet x8; 100r blue-green x37, including two pairs and many interesting postmarks; 200r black x13, including two mint stamps; 500r orange x6, plus a forwarded cover with mixed franking (54,56, 59 & 65) to Jersey; 1876-77 rouletted issue section begins with 10r to 500r set in used condition, followed by an attractive of mostly used stamps, including 10r vermilion x3, including two NH examples; 50r blue NH; 100r green x2, including NH example, plus a folded letter with single franking, and addressed Rio de Janeiro; 200r black x21, including mint example, plus envelope with single franking, and addressed Montevideo; 500r orange x9, used; 1878-79 rouletted issue complete set (68-77) in used condition, plus an impressive with fancy cancels, including some unusual pairs and strips of three and 1000r gray-lilac plate proof pair with "American Bank Note Company, New York" imprint, plus a couple of covers to domestic destinations. We also noted 1881 essays that deserve your attention, followed by small & large heads stamps. Solid collection and full of character, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 427

Brazil, Postal History Collection, 1887-1960. A meaty lot with many desirable items housed in a Stanley Gibbons album, starting with 1847 stampless folded printed matter to London, and showing the British Agency double-arc datestamp, three covers to the U.S. with postage dues affixed on arrival, several postal cards used in the 1887-1917 period, including 1887 Rio de Janeiro local usage & 1888 Sao Paulo-Rio de Janeiro with Ambulante cds. We also noted several used letter cards that deserve your attention such as 20r wrapper (H&G 7a) uprated and to Canada, 60r wrapper (H&G 9a) uprated and to Denmark, plus several picture postcards sent in the early 20th century. There is also three used picture postcards issued to commemorate the 1908 National Exposition, some airmail covers and a 1918 flamboyant advertising cover to Italy. Have a pleasant and happy day viewing, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 428
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Brazil, "Inclinados" Used Collection, 1844-1846 (Scott 7-10,13). Mounted on two pages, comprising 10r x4, 30r x4, 60r x8, including vertical pair, 90r x3 & 600r, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 429
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Brazil, Forgeries Collection, 1843-66. Nicely mounted on album pages, starting with 60r "Bullseye" made by Sperati, followed by a good number of 30r, 60r & 90r "Bullseye" examples that are excellent as reference material; "Inclinados" section with many singles and five vertical strips of three in used condition, "Verticais" section with many singles, scarce 1910 reprints in vertical pairs and interesting se-tenant vertical strip of eight with all values. We also noted "coloridos" section with 10r blue, 30r blue, 280r red & 430r yellow forgeries, including some originals for comparison. An unrepeatable lot that deserve your awareness! Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 430
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Brazil, "Verticais" & "Coloridos" Used Collection, 1850-61. Mounted on several album pages, including 1850 (21-28), 1854 (37-38) & 1861 (39-40), plus many singles & multiples such as 10r black vertical & horizontal pairs; 30r black block of six, four blocks of four & vertical pair; 60r two vertical pairs; 90r black two vertical strips of three; 10r blue vertical pair. We also noted a 300r black used in combination with a 20r red-lilac Dom Pedro stamp, and tied on cover fragment. We also noted some 1866 perforated stamps (60r x6, 180r x2 & 300r). Excellent for the specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 431
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Brazil, Southern Cross Issues Collection, 1890-99. In a Stanley Gibbons album with most stamps with readable postmarks, including 1890-91 (99-108), followed by a section with different shades, plate flaw varieties such as spots in stars. We also noted a fancy advertising envelope from Pelotas to Niederzwhehren, and 1899 surcharges, including 50r on 20r block of four & 1000r on 700r block of six in mint condition. Great for expansion or to be integrated into a bigger collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 432
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Brazil, Sugarloaf Mountain, Liberty Head & Surcharges Issues Collection, 1894-1906. In a Manchester album with duplication and most stamps in used condition. We noted several pages filled with 200r Liberty Head singles, pairs and strips, including some distinctive shades and many plate flaws, followed by three picture postcards, mourning cover and envelope sent to European destinations. We also noted 40r postal card (H&G 16b) uprated with two 20r southern cross stamps, followed by newspaper stamps issued in the 1889-93 period, and then by a of the 1898 surcharges, including 200r on 100r block of six in mint condition, plus 1891 100r Frame Inverted (109a). A nice addition to one's collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 433
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Bulgaria, Mostly Mint Collection, 1879-1969. In Scott album, including 1879 (1, mint), 1881 (6-11, used), 1882 (12-18, used) and 1884-85 surcharges, followed by a well-filled section of 20th century issues such as 1934 (253-58, mint) & 1935 (288-92, mint), and then by a wealth of mint sets issued in the 1940s-60s period. We also noted early semi-postal and airmail sets, plus special delivery stamps and postage dues. A nice lot at a reasonable estimate, examination suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 434

Cambodia, Mint Never Hinged Collection, 1951-99. Housed in 4 well filled Palo albums with slip cases and pages through 2001. A beautiful well presented collection with many better sets and souvenir sheets including 1-17 with/SS's, 18-37 with/SS's, 53-58, 324-30 & C46-47, C1-8 with/SS's. Extremely fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 435
 
Cambodia, Wonderful Dealers Show Stocks. Hundreds of items, all mint never hinged, arranged and identified by Scott numbers, packed into 3 counter books. Includes a wonderful run of issues, with duplicated sets, imperfs, miniature sheets etc with tremendous topical appeal, throughout, all the work is done and ready to go! routinely Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 436
 
Cambodia, Excellent Album and Stock Books For a Greenhorn Collector of This Material, 1951-2003. The Minkus album appears complete for the time period of 1951-1973 (Scott 1-320) with some back-of-the-book also noted (no gold foil stamps). Most stamps are hinged and are in clear mounts. Earlier S/S's such as Scott 15a, 16a, 17a are here along with better sets like Scott 18-37 and 53-58. Scott catalog value of the album is $1,071.30(for NH). The two stock books are in Scott order and contain many S/S's and topicals such as cats, dogs, the Olympics and cars. Stock books appear to contain only NH items with a Scott cat value of $1,130.45. A swell assortment waiting to be improved upon by a philatelic tyro.
Scott $2,202.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 437
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Chile, Stamps & Postal History Collection, 1853-1865. Presented on nineteen exhibition pages, including 1853-54 London, Desmadryl & Gillet 5c examples, plus three covers with single frankings (10¢ stamps), plus additional cover with diagonal half (Valparaiso-Santiago); 1854-55 Lithographed examples (Santiago & London), plus cover to Lima, franked with 5c strip of four; followed by 1857-61 Santiago Prints: 5c, singles, pairs and strips of three showing distinctive shades, worn plates and two covers with 5c single frankings; 10c two mint single and 21 used stamps showing distinctive shades, plus four covers, including one with bicolored franking (5c & 10c). We also noted some 1862 London Prints (11 x2 & 12 x14, used), plus two covers with single frankings (5¢ rose-red, 1865 Santiago Prints). The last page contains Dr. Hahn reprints in singles and blocks of four. Beautiful lot put together by a collector over the years, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 438

Chile, Christmas Cards Collection, 1958-63. Mounted on exhibition pages and printed by "Casa de la Moneda", including 1958 (282, 300 & 302), 1959 (304, C206 & C213), 1960 (333, two cards), 1961 (336 & C220D), 1962 allegorical design of three women & 1963 (341, C220B-C). A lot that can easily be integrated into a bigger collection, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 439
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China, Fabulous Foreign Offices Mint & Used, 1900-1930. A diverse and valuable offering of several hundred stamps in a counter book, starts with French Offices that includes mint unless noted #9a, 11, 28, 29, Hoi Hao 10, Tchongking 15, Yunnan Fou 32, German Offices 52 used, 56 (x2), Kiauchau 2 used on piece, 18 used, 19, 39 used, Great Britain in China 10, 24, Italy 23, 24, 25 blocks of four, 26, Tientsin 16, 17, 18 blocks of four, 21 (x3), J6 (x3), Japan Offices 25, and U.S. Offices in Shanghai K1, used K2, K3-K5, K7-K10, K12, the mint includes many NH, needless to say, viewing is highly recommended for full appreciation of the opportunity afforded here, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott approximately $8,000+.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 440
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China (People's Republic), The Fidelity Trading Company Massive Stock, 1949-2013 (Scott 1/4169, B1-11, C1-9, M1, M4, 1L1//8L59). Neatly and meticulously arranged and organized and filling three shelve units of 12 shelves spanning 48 linear feet- this is likely by far the most complete inventory of PRC available for sale as a unit, encompassing the entire period, the used inventory contains a mere 184 items / sets and less than 1/13th of the total value, the mint is incredible and contains over 1800 different items in sets / souvenir sheets / booklets / sheetlets / single listings including Regionals, we note that many of the items are in full panes / sheets / multiples as issued including several sets of original printings of #1-4 in complete sheets, of which there are over 400 sets, the normal run is 20 to 200 of an item/set, nicely balanced throughout, although there are a few that have larger quantities.

While this enormous holding would typically be offered in our Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd., sister firm in Hong Kong, the sheer size of this holding precludes this, and thus the property is offered herein. As per the inventory, nearly $1,450,000.00 of value lies in mint, never hinged, while the remaining total lies in used or CTO issues. In total, this property represents a unique opportunity to acquire one of the last and possibly only remaining old time stocks of this most popular country., fresh and Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott $1,575,000 + Retail.
Estimate $400,000 - 600,000

Beginning in 1973, Fidelity Trading Company was the first American Company to begin to stock and retail PRC. Viewing is by appointment.

This formidable holding is detailed on the attached inventory. To see the inventory, click here for the main inventory, click here for the regional inventory, or click here for the regional supplemental inventory.
Realized $310,000.
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Lot 441

China (People's Republic), Modern Stock, 1988-91. Mint stamps and souvenir sheets from the late 80's to early 90's, over $600.00 catalog, also first day covers and miscellaneous foreign, generally Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 442

China, Postal History Assortment, 1903-36. Comprising postal card uprated with 5¢ dragon stamp (115), and sent to Sweden in 1903, cover with "Via Siberia" manuscript notation, franked with 5¢ dragon stamps (127, horizontal pair), and sent to Sweden in 1908, plus two 1936 covers with "Via Siberia" manuscript notations; one franked with 25¢ (337), and sent to England, other with 1¢ x5 (313) & 20¢ (333), and sent to Sweden, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 443

China, Cover Collection. Fascinating lot in five albums, includes 143 Republic Of China, 45 Peoples Republic of China, with a great selection of frankings, auxiliary markings and rate, should prove to be a gold mine for the China collector or dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 444
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China and Japan, Collection, 1945-50. Collection of mint China singles and sets, 1945-1950, plus Japan 385a, and other mini sheets, a nice group of material for the Asian dealer or collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $130.
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Lot 445

Czechoslovakia, Commemorative & First Day Covers Collection, 1935-55. Approximately 100 covers nicely mounted in back spring album, including a good number of registered covers addressed to New York in the 1945-46 period. We also noted several souvenir cards or sheets. A great lot for the collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 446

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 $250.
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Lot 447
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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 $1,200.
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Lot 448
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Egypt: United Arab Republic, Mint & Never Hinged Collection. In Scott album, beginning with some Egypt used earlies and many modest sets and part sets issued in the 20th century; United Arab Republic section is highly complete in the 1958-72 period, and contains many gainful sets and souvenir sheets such as 1959-60 (474-90, NH, plus 500m Queen Nefertiti sheetlet of 16), plus many other colorful sets in never hinged condition, including semipostals, airmails and occupation stamps for use in Palestine, followed by a section with Syria (UAR) desirable, including sets and souvenir sheets. Take a quick look, we are sure you will like it, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 449
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Ethiopia, Enthralling Mint & Used Stock, 1895-1960. Thousands of stamps and souvenir sheets housed in seven counter books, better mint such as 26 black, 66 red violet, 76 (x3), 80-86 (x4), 87-93 (x2), 217-230, 327-335 (x2), 672-689, 789-806 (x2), with a plethora of varieties and blocks, also includes a full book of special issues from #135 to #153, with dozens of overprint varieties, and best of all this is from the famous Michael Rogers stock, so there should be little question as to genuineness, a once in a lifetime opportunity, some condition issues as to be expected in a stock this large, come on down, grab a chair, peruse this beauty and bid, bid, bid!!! Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $21,400.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
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Lot 450
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Finland, Mostly Used Collection, 1866-92. In a three-ring binder and starting with an impressive array of 115 serpentine rouletted examples in used condition, including 1866-74 Types I (6 x12, 7 x12, 8 x5 & 10 x3), 1866-74 (9 x5, plus two cover fragments, each with two 20p stamps); 1866-74 Types II (9a x4 & 10b x5), 1867 Type III (11 x3), and many other that deserve your attention. We also noted a registered cover with mixed franking tied by Nikolaistad 15.II.1900 circular datestamps, and addressed to San Francisco, followed by Coat of Arms issues such as 1890 (45 x2, mint & used), plus some other unchecked-in-detail examples. Viewing recommended for full appreciation of this special holding, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 451
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Finland, Fabulous Mint Collection, 1866-1990, an excellent collection with many highlights, includes 13 with all teeth, 25-29, 70-74, 77-81, 82, 83-110, 177-179, semi-postals appear complete, C1, M8, a pristine holding with great potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 452
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Finland, Mostly Mint Collection, 1921-86. Mounted on pages, including many sets such as 1927-29 (143-52, used) & 1931 (B5-7, mint), and many sets in the $5 to $10 range. We also noted some airmails & military stamps, with mint sets from 1941 onwards. Ideal as starter collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 453
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-1964. In a Minkus album, beginning with 1849-50 Ceres (3 & 6, used), followed by Second Empire imperforates and perforated used stamps, including 1869 Napoleon III (37 x2), and then by Third Republic Bordeaux used stamps and several Peace & Commerce imperforate stamps, plus Ceres and Peace & Commerce perforated stamps. The 20th century section contains many better sets, part sets & singles (mint unless denoted) such as 1918 (B11), 1926-27 (B23), 1927 Strasbourg sheet (241), 1929 Le Havre Exposition (246), 1935 (B42-43), 1936-37 (B48-53), 1938 (B54-59), 1937 Samothrace (B66-67), 1937 PEXIP sheet (329), 1940-41 (411-14). Airmails include 1954 (C29-32; Postage Dues with 1871 (J6 & J10, used). A property with good catalogue value in desirable material. Well worth a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 454
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-1982. In Scott album, starting with a good number of earlies in used condition: 1849-50 (3, 6-7 & 9), 1853-60 (12-15 & 18-20), 1862-71 (22-23 & 25-28), 1863-70 (30-37), followed by 1870-71 Bordeaux examples, and then by perforated Ceres stamps issued in the 1870-75 period, plus Peace & Commerce issues, including 96 & 108. The 20th century section contains many sets in the modest range with some better such as 1900-1929 (109-32, used), 1924 (198-201, mint), 1924-25 (220-25, mint), 1940-41 (410-414, mint); Semipostal singles, part sets & sets such as 1914 (B1-2, mint), 1918 (B11, used), 1922 (B16-18, mint), 1926-27 (B21-23), 1930 (B34, mint), 1938 (B54-59, mint), 1937 (B66-67, mint); Airmails 1927 (C1 mint & C2 used) & 1936 (C8-13, mint). We also noted some postage dues and official stamps. A great opportunity to buy an intact collection, offered as received from consignor, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $16,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 455
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-2004. In three Scott albums with value concentrated in the 20th century, beginning with some classics, followed by a large amount of desirable sets issued in the 20th century, including significant semipostal sets and singles issued in the 1914-70 period, plus airmails, postage dues, officials and some offices abroad examples. We also noted a fair number of Euro face stamps, including several miniature sheets. We are sure that close inspection will reveal pleasurable surprises, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $7,800.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 456
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France, Mint Semi-Postal Collection, 1914-78. Complete collection mounted on pages, includes B1-B2, B3-B10, B11, B12-B19, B20-B23, B27, B31-33, B34, B35-37, B38, B39-B41, and continues from there, fantastic colors and fresh appearance, these are always popular and should command some aggressive bidding, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,850.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $850.
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Lot 457
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France, Mint & Never Hinged Collection, 1945-91. In four Lighthouse hingeless albums and highly complete for the period, including many desirable semipostal sets such as 1949 (B238-43), 1950 (B249-56), 1951 (B258-63), 1952 (B267-72), 1954 (B285-90) & 1955 (B294-99). A super lot to build up, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 458
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-1944. In a Lighthouse hingeless album. We noted 1849 (1, 3-4 & 6, used), President Napoleon 80¢ & 1fr examples, followed by 1862-70 Napoleon laureate issues, and then by Ceres perforated stamps in used condition, plus Peace & Commerce used. The 20th century section with several desirable sets and part sets such as 1922 (B19, mint), 1927 (B24-26, mint), 1928 (B28-30, mint), 1931 (B39-41, mint), 1934 (296-97, mint), 1935 (299, mint), 1935 (B42-43, mint), 1937 (B66-67, mint), 1937 PEXIP sheet (329, mint). We also noted some airmails 1937 (C2, mint) & 1936 (C11-13, mint). Great for expansion or to be broken down in sets or better singles, and offered on the internet, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 459

France, Never Hinged Collection, 1940-79. In two Tresor hingeless albums with regular and semipostal sets. We noted several better sets such as 1941 (414); 1943 (B157a, strip of five); 1950 (B249-54); 1951 (B258-63); 1952 (B267-72); 1953 (B276-81); 1954 (B285-90); 1955 (B294-99) & 1956 (B303-308). Excellent for the discriminating collector or dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 460

France, Formidable Postal History Lot. Over 150 cards and covers, includes thirty one stampless, first days, airmail, forwarders, censored, some better includes 1916 censored to Haiti, 1918 censored forwarded to US sub chaser, 1855 to Sardinian states, and maximum cards of B66 & B67, many nice individual items for retail, excellent potential, should make for a pleasant and worthwhile viewing, Owners Retail $3,291, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 461
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France, Mint & Used Collection, 1849-1976. In Yvert-Tellier album, starting with many used classics such as 1849-50 (3 & 3a), 1852 (10, 10a & 11), 1853-60 Emperor Napoleon III imperforates, including 80¢ x4, followed by several perforated issues & 1870-71 Bordeaux examples. We also noted Peace & Commerce issues, including distinctive shades useful for reference. The 20th century section starts with sets and part sets in the modest range but includes several better mint issued in the 1940s-60s period: 1944 (477-95), 1949 (B238-43), 1950 (B249-54), 1951 (B258-63), 1952 (B267-72), 1952 (B267-72), 1953 (B276-81) & 1954 (B285-90). A nice lot to go through carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 462
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France, Mostly Mint Collections, 1920s-70s. One mounted in Yvert-Tellier album with value concentrated in the 1945-70 period, including a good number of semipostal sets such as B249-54, B258-63, B267-72, B276-81, B285-90, B294-99 & B303-308. Other in Thiaude album, starting with 1932-39 Peace with Olive Branch examples, followed by several regular or semipostal sets, part sets and singles, including many Famous Men/ Celebrities & Commemorative issues. We also noted some Red Cross and airmail issues. A gainful property with many desirable stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 463

France, Never Hinged Dealer Stock, 1960s-80s. In glassines and presentation cards with duplication and housed in plastic box, including regulars and semipostals in singles and blocks of four. We also noted a fair number of art topical stamps. A nice lot, inspection suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 464
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France, Mostly Never Hinged Dealer Stock, 1930s-60s. Thousands of colorful stamps contained in glassines and housed in a plastic box, including singles, blocks of four and some larger multiples. We noted Europa stamps and a fair number of art topical stamps. Inspection invited and would prove to be worthwhile for a dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 465

France, Never Hinged Collection, 1956-65. In a Lindner hingeless album and virtually complete for the period, including several better sets; Airmails 1954 (C29-32) & 1957-59 (C34-36), plus some semipostals, postage dues and precanceled examples. Excellent state of preservation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 466
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France, Mint Collection, 1929-75. Several hundred stamps mounted in a Lighthouse album, better includes 400-414, B93, B97-B100, B135-B146, B147a, C18-C21, C29-C32, C34-C36, appears complete for period. a great collection at a great price, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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France, Mostly Used Collection, 1849-1982. In a Minkus album with 19th Century, followed by many sets such as 1900-29 (109-132, used), 1929-33 (253, used), 1936-37 (B48-53), followed by innumerable sets in the modest range. We also noted French Offices in China, French Offices in Egypt, French Offices in Turkey & French Colonies, plus Memel & WWII French Zones. Please view carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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France, Mostly Used Accumulation, 1850s-2000s. In four stock books with duplication, plus a Lighthouse album, former well-filled and value concentrated in regulars, semipostals and airmails issued in the 20th century (1950s-2000s), including a good number of art topical stamps; latter with stamps and souvenir sheets issued in the 2001-2004, including several booklets. Mostly moderately priced material, but plenty of topicals that deserve your attention, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 469
 
France, Never Hinged Souvenir & Miniature Sheet Assortment, 1980s-2000s. In stock book and without duplication, and highly complete for the period. We noted many Euro stamps that can perfectly be used as postage, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 470

France, Color Cacheted First Day Covers, 1950-70. Over 800 covers, many "Premier Jour d'Emission", includes Scott B321-B326, 1100 (with label) and C3, some with printed address, but the vast majority unaddressed, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 471
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France & Offices Abroad, Mostly Mint Collection, 1930-63. In a Lighthouse hingeless album, starting with Airmails such as 1946-47 (C18-21), 1947 (C22, NH), 1949 (C23-26), 1957-59 (C35-36, imperforates), 1960-64 (C37-40), followed by many better 1937 (B66-67), 1937 PEXIP (329), 1938 (B48-53), 1940-41 (400-414) & 1944 (477-95). We also noted precancels issued in the 1922-60 period and some officials issued in 1958-63 period, including two deluxe die proofs, plus Postage Dues 1859 (J2, used), 1859-78 (J4, J6 & J7), 1927-31 (J58-65, mint) & 1929 (J66-68). The back of the book includes Alexandria & Offices in China (Canton, Hoi Hao, Kwangchowan, Mongtseu, Pakhoi, Tchongking & Yunnan Fou)s. Time will be well spent checking out this collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 472
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France & Colonies, Fantastic Mint Dealer Stock, 1860-1990. Approximately 2,000 stamps on display cards, Comoro Islands with C20-C21, C37-C38, French Polynesia 233-240, 253-257, 258-260, 263, C48, C50, C52-C53, C54, C55-C56, C63-C67, C70, C74-C77, C78-C82, C84, C87, C88, C89-C93, C99, C106, C107-C111, lots of Monaco with material such as 797-799, 1361-1365, C69-C72A, C84-C88, and countries Cameroun, Chad, Dahomey, Ivory Coast, Laos, Malagasy, Mali, Niger, Upper Volta, a fresh clean lot that will inexpensively and easily fit into any dealers stock, time is the only requirement needed to reap rewards, good luck!!! Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 473

France & Colonies, Cover & Picture Postcard Collection. 100 covers and picture postcards covering a wide array of French Colonies, includes Cameroun, French Southern Territories, Liberia, Madagascar, Martinique, Morocco, New Caledonia, Reunion, Tahiti, Tunisia, Togo, many airmails, ads including illustrated, excellent potential, a lot perfect for the Internet, inspection is desirable, owner's retail $1,900, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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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 $1,600.
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French Colonies, Mint & Used Collection. In four albums, arranged alphabetically and including Cameroons (C38-40, plus C38a & C39a); Tchad 1922 (1-18), 1924-33 (26-50), 1925-31 (51-59), 1931 (60-63), plus 1928 (J1-11) & 1930 (J12-22); Comoro Islands section includes Mayotte 1-20 & 22-32; Moheli 1-16 & 17-22; Middle Congo 1-22, 23-50, 53-60 & 65-88; Inini J1-10; French India 1-19 & 54-79; French Oceania 72-75 & J1-9; Guadeloupe section with earlies & 1884 postage dues; Malagasy Republic 1961 Deluxe Die Proofs (321-23 & C67-69); Mauritania 1-5 & 7-17 complete set, 18-54 & J1-8; New Caledonia unchecked earlies and some colorful 20th century sets; New Hebrides 11-21; Reunion 181-222; St. Pierre & Miquelon 110-20. We also noted Senegal, Somali Coast, Upper Volta & Wallis-Futunas. A wonderful lot which will break down well, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,600.
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French Colonies, Mint & Never Hinged Accumulation. Unsorted in envelopes that are housed in a shoe box, and containing stamps issued in the 20th century. Better countries noted including Algeria, Cameroun, French Equatorial Africa, French Morocco, French West Africa & Reunion. Condition is a little mixed in places, but majority are F-VF. We didn't have the time to go through each envelope, so maybe a treasure can be found, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 477
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French Colonies: French India, France Libre Overprints, 1942-43, block of 4. Nice collection includes 157-168, 170-174, 176, 177-178, 180-183, 190, 192, 196-205, fresh attractive lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 478

French Colonies: 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 $350.
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Lot 479

French Colonies: Indochina, Air Mail Cover Collection, 1929-39. Approximately 75 covers displayed on black stock pages. The earliest cover is a Crash Cover from an accident that occurred on the outskirts of Bondy France on Feb 19, 1929 (opened for display)." We also note several later First Flights from the late 1930s and dozens of attractive commercial airmail covers. Many of these originate in Hanoi or Saigon, however a close look reveals quite a few from smaller towns and villages as well. A collection filled with many $50 to $100 covers that will appeal to specialized collectors, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 480

French Colonies: Indochina, Valuable Air Mail Cover Collection, 1946-51. With 42 covers displayed on black pages. The collection includes several special flights for the "Resumption of Airmail Service" after WWII. One of these is an incoming flight from France. Another interesting cover from New Caledonia is a First Flight in 1948 from Noumea to Saigon. Most of the remaining covers are either personal correspondence or commercial mail. A very attractive collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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French Colonies: New Caledonia, Recommended Cover Collection, 1897-1971. Mounted in a home-made album, comprising 72 covers, starting with four stampless covers posted at the New Zealand military postal facilities in Noumea during WWII, followed by 68 covers (many censored) with colorful frankings, and arranged alphabetically by town post office, including Arama, Boulopari, Bourail, Canala, Farino, Gomen, Hienghene, Houailou, Kaala-Gomen, Kone, Koumac, La Foa, Lifou, Moindou, Ouegoa, Paagoumene, Plum, Paita, Poindimis, Pouembout, Pounerihouen, Poya, Thio, Touho, Voh & Yate. We also noted as a bonus some used stamps and map. Great opportunity for collector or dealer. Be sure to see it, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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French Colonies: Tunisia, Mint & Used Collection, 1888-1964. Attractive collection offered intact as received from consignor, starting with some earlies such as 1888-97 (5, mint), 1888-1902 (25, pen cancel), followed by 1888-1901 Postage Dues perforated with holes in the form of a "T" which are listed and priced in the Scott Specialized Catalogue, and then by many sets in the $25 to $50. We also noted 1938 Semipostal (B54-73, each mounted on small card), plus a good number of Deluxe Die Proofs issued in the 1953-55 period and some imperforates that deserve your attention. Viewing will prove this to be a very pleasing collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,647.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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French Area, Imperforate Plate Proofs & Deluxe Sheets. In a small box and deserving your attention, including France 1944 Chateau de Malmaison die proofs (one in black, other in green), 1972 artist signed sunken trial color proof; Monaco 1946 Roosevelt imperforate pairs & UPU souvenir sheets; French Equatorial Africa imperforate trial color pairs; French Polynesia 1965 imperforate trial color proof block of 10; Malagasy 1975 Deluxe sheets; New Caledonia, St. Pierre & Miquelon & Somali Coast Philatec 1963-64 imperforate pairs, plus many singles, pairs and blocks of four that are easy to re-sell. Look at this property carefully, and the value will become apparent, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 484
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French Area, Mostly Never Hinged Dealer Stock. In several small binders, better noted including St. Pierre & Miquelon 1969 (389-92 NH, blocks of 6), 1969 (393-95 NH), 1970 (404-407 NH), 1971 (408-11 NH), 1971 (412-14 NH) (415-16 & 417-18 NH), 1972 (419-22 NH), plus useful Airmails such as 1970 (C45-46 NH), 1970 (C47-49 NH); French Southern Antarctic Territory 1960 (16-19 NH), 1966-69 (25-27A NH), 1968 (30 NH), plus desirable airmails such as 1959 (C3 NH), 1963 (C4 NH), 1969-69 (C13 NH), 1968-69 (C14 x2 NH), 1969 (C17 NH), 1969-71 (C19-23 NH), 1971 (C24-25); Wallis & Futuna 1962 (C16 NH) & 1971 (177-78 NH). We also noted Monaco issued in the 1970s, Algeria, Afars & Isaas, Cameroun & Niger. A lot that truly deserves your attention, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 485
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection. In a well-filled Minkus album, starting with Baden used imperforate and perforated stamps; Bavaria sets and part sets, including some interesting covers; Bergedorf, Bremen, Brunswick, Hamburg, Hanover, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prussia, Saxony, Thurn-Taxis & Wurttemberg unchecked in details. We also noted a Saar section with several useful sets such as 1934 (139-54). German Empire with some earlies and value concentrated in the 20th century issues, including Inflation & Third Reich issues, plus WWII Occupations (Luxembourg, General Government & Bohemia-Moravia). The collection concludes with German Federal Republic & Berlin collections. Have a nice view, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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German Area, Mint & Used Assortment. In four Elbe albums with useful duplication and value concentrated in the German Empire section, including 19th Century and inflation issues, plus Third Reich period examples, followed by Federal Republic singles, sets and part sets in used condition. There is also an important section with Berlin1948-89 issues and three small binders with modern sets or singles. We also noted Federal Republic assortment in two albums, including regulars and semipostals, and a Lighthouse stock book with DDR used issues. A great opportunity to buy an original lot, offered as received from consignor, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 487
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, housed in three Scott albums, with mint material including B664a, 669, 804 mint & used, semi postals are generally mint, airmails, officials, German States are well represented, then Offices in China, Morocco, Cameroons 20-25, South West Africa 18-20, Danzig and Saar, then a volume of French, British and American occupied zones, with useful middle and later issues and other sets, substantial catalog value, inspection recommended for full appreciation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 488

German Area, Mint 20th Century Collection. In a Scott album, including German Empire 20th century issues such as 1926 (351-62, mint), 1925 (B12-14), 1926 (B15-18), 1928 (B23-27), 1929 (B28-32), 1932 (B49-57), 1934 (B59-67), 1936 (B91-92), 1937 (B105), Hitler souvenir sheets, plus many other regular, semipostal and airmail sets or singles issued during the Third Reich period. We also noted AMG 1945-46 set, 1945-46 French Occupation (Baden, Rheinland-Pfalz & Wurttemberg), plus General Government well-filled section and useful WWII occupations: Danzig (241-54) & Bohemia-Moravia Protectorate (1-19). All in all, a lot that will break down well, particularly for approvals or small auction units, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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German Area, Never Hinged, Mint & Used Assortment, 1920s-2000s. In three Elbe stock books with mint & used duplication arranged in parallel. We noted Third Reich period, including regulars and semipostals, plus a large amount of Federal Republic never hinged blocks of four and singles. Excellent for the dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 490
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection. Germany in a Minkus album starting with German States, followed by German Empire section with sets, part sets and singles issued in the 1875-1944 period, plus additional Scott album with German Empire collection with value concentrated in the 20th century, and including many issued during the Third Reich period; Federal Republic in a Scott album with many sets in the modest range; German States in a Scott album with Baden, Bavaria, Bremen, Hamburg, Hanover, Schleswig-Holstein, Thurn-Taxis & Wurttemberg unchecked-in-detail stamps; DDR 1949-1990 collection highly complete in three Scott albums with some better such as 1950-51 (58-67) & 1953-54 (187-204), plus many sets issued in Germany under Russian Occupation after WWII (Berlin-Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Thuringia & West Saxony). We also noted Scott album with Saar, Memel, Upper Silesia, Bohemia-Moravia & General Government sections. Allow time to view, there could be some better material lurking within, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 491
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German Area, Mint & Never Hinged Collection, 1870s-1990s. In a three-ring binder, starting with German Empire, including Germania & Hindenburg booklet panes, Inflation issues, plus some souvenir sheets and sets issued in the Third Reich period such as B91-92, B105 & B106. We also noted Federal Republic section with large number of sets and souvenir sheets. An attractive clean collection from an estate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1870s-1990s. In two Minkus albums, Volume I begins with some Bavaria & Thurn-Taxis stamps, followed by German Empire 19th & 20th Centuries, including Inflation issues, Third Reich regulars and semipostals. We also noted Federal Republic section highly complete in the 1955-89 period, plus West Berlin section virtually complete in the 1954-87 period. Volume II contains a few Saar sets, followed by Soviet Zone issues and DDR section with most set and souvenir sheets issued in the 1979-90 period. Worth a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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German Area, Mint & Used Accumulation of Collections. Four Scott albums, three-ring binder, stock book, stock pages and auction lots. We noted 1872 used Eagles, Inflation issues, Third Reich period semipostals, including several souvenir sheets & Federal Republics. We also noted Baden & Bavaria sections, plus some WWI & WWII occupations. As mentioned above, there are several stock pages with some German Colonies stamps that we didn't have the time to inspect in detail, and three auction lots with collections (Bavaria, Brunswick & Wurttemberg) that truly deserve your attention. The kind of lot that should be viewed page-per-page, rather than "flicked", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 494
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German Area, Mostly Used Collection. In three Safe albums, Volume I German States with strength in Bavaria, followed by German Empire section, which starts with 1872 Eagles and contains sets and souvenir sheets issued during the Third Reich period; Volume II with Allied Military Government (AMG) & Federal Republic sets, latter including several desirable semipostal sets; Volume III with DDR collection with sets issued in the 1949-68 period, including a wealth of sets with some better such as Mao (82-84) & Engels souvenir sheet (264a). No really big sets but lots of good medium priced material, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 495
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German Area, Mint & Used Dealer Stock. Presented in twenty small binders with duplication, Germany section with regulars (Scott 267, 800m on 500m, used), semipostals and airmails. We also noted Bohemia-Moravia; DDR; German Colonies; General Government, Memel & Saar. A brief inspection didn't reveal much here, but take a look, perhaps you can find something, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 496
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German Area, Mostly Used Collection. In two Minkus albums, volume I includes German States with emphasis in Bavaria issues; German Empire section starting with 1872 Eagles, followed by 19th & 20th Centuries issues, including regulars, semipostals and airmails, and then by Federal Republic sets and part sets mostly in the modest range. We also noted Berlin section, plus Saar, Danzig, German Colonies, German WWI & WWII Occupations, volume II includes Soviet Zone & DDR sections. Needs to be inspected, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 497
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German Area, Mint & Never Hinged Collection. In three Lighthouse hingeless albums, including Federal Republic well-filled section with plenty sets issued in the 1952-2000 period. We also noted some sets & souvenir sheets issued in the Third Reich era such as 1936 (B82-89) & 1936 (B90), plus some Allied sets issued in the 1946-48 period, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 498
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection. In two Scott albums, Volume I starting with Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg sections. German Empire well-filled section with sets, part sets and singles issued in the 1872-1990, including regulars, semipostals and airmails, plus some Offices Abroad, German Colonies & Occupation stamps. Volume II with Berlin section, German Occupations during WWI, Danzig, Memel, General Government & Saar, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 499
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection. In old-time Schaubek album, including German States section with Baden, Bavaria, Brunswick, Hanover, Heligoland, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony & Wurttemberg. We also noted Third Reich sets and singles up to $20 and some WWI occupation issues, followed by Saar & DDR sections with stamps in the modest range, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 500
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German Area, Mint & Used Accumulation. Innumerable glassines in several small boxes with thousands of stamps, including some better such as Germany B56-57 mint, Berlin 9N42-58 NH, plus some Air Post Semi-Officials (CL1 & CL3, NH). We also noted several covers, including 1906 picture postcard from South West Africa to San Francisco, California, 1936 Olympic covers, plus some zeppelin covers that can be offered individually on the internet. A good lot for the internet seller, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1878-1945. Over 2,000 stamps in a stock book, material ranges from Scott 1//527a, B42//B169, C1//C5, O6//O77, OL3//OL12, plus a few states, offices, occupations, some useful duplication, with individual stamps up to $87 in value, inspection is urged, a good beginner's lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 502

German States, Back-of-the-Book Collection. In stockbook, includes cut squares, telegraph stamps & revenues, about 350 stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Germany, Mint, Used & Never Hinged Collection, 1872-2002. In two Scott albums, Volume I starts with 1872 Eagles with small shields (2, 4, 7-8 & 10, used), 1872 (15-20, used), followed by 20th century section with Inflation & Third Reich issues, including 1928 (366-84, mint) & 1934 (432-35, NH), and then by Federal Republic section, including 1951-52 (670-85, mint); Volume II with semipostals such as 1931 (B38-41), 1932 (B44-48), 1933 (B49-54 & B56-57, plus B50a-55a), 1936 (B91-92, NH), followed by many other, including many issued by the Federal Republic in the 1949-2002 period. We also noted Airmails such as 1934 (C46-56), Official & Franchise stamps. We didn't see big items but a wealth of medium priced sets, and certainly worth a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Germany, Mint & Used Collection, 1872-1945. In Lighthouse hingeless album, starting with 1872 used Eagles (20 & 24, used), 1874 (27-28, used), followed by 19th Century, and then by several desirable or saleable sets such as 1925 (B12-14, used), 1926 (B15-18, used), 1928 (B23-27, used), 1929 (B28-32, mint), 1926-27 (C27-34, used), 1928-31 (C35-37, used), plus Third Reich material: 1933 (B49-57, used), 1934 (B59-67, used) & 1936 (B91-92, used). We also noted Danzig 1939 (241-54, mint). A good lot to use to fill gaps or build up, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 505

Germany, Inflation Sheets & Multiples Collection, 1920s. Housed in a sketch book and a home-made album, including many complete sheets such as 137, 175, 184, 203, 239 x3, 247, 248, 249, 250 x2, 251, 254, 259, 261, 262, 266, 269 x2, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 280 x2, 281 x2, 285 & 286, plus innumerable multiples. We also noted several officials in multiples, and as a bonus France C5, C6 pair, C8-10 & C12-13 NH. Ideal for the specialist of this area, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $475.
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Germany, Third Reich Period Picture Postcards & Special Postmarks Collection, 1930s-40s. In album, including twenty-five Hitler picture postcards with original photographs taken by Professor Hoffmann, franked with General Government stamps and showing different events in the life of the "Fuhrer". We also noted several commemorative covers with stamps tied by special postmarks, plus card fragments with stamps tied by special postmarks and showing Nazi-symbols and slogans. An interesting lot for your consideration, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 507

Germany, Feldpost Cover Collection, 1936-45. Over 90 covers, all with appropriate markings, they span the war years, and are from various locations, a few have contents, some are from Caen France which was a prime inland target in France once the D-Day beaches were secure, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 508
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German Post Offices Abroad, Mint & Used Collection. Three-ring binder, starting with German Offices in Turkey 1884 (2 x2, mint), 1889 (12 x2, mint), 1906-12 (51, 53 x2 & 54, mint) & 1908 (55-59, mint), plus many stamps used in Beirut, Constantinople, Jaffa, Jerusalem & Smyrna postmarks, and duplicates in stock pages; German Offices in China 1898 (1, 1a, 2-4 & 6, plus 2a, 3a & 4a mint), 1905 (45a, mint) & 1906-13 (54-56, mint), followed by many stamps used in Canton, Hankau, Penking, Shanghai, & Tientsin postmarks, and duplicates in stock pages; German Offices in Morocco 1899 (1-6, mint), 1900 (7-14 & 17, mint), 1905 (31, mint) & 1911 (45-57, mint), followed by stamps used in Alkassar, Arsila, Assimur, Casablanca, Fes, Marrakesch, Masagan, Mogador, Tanger & Tetuan, plus duplicates in stock pages. Great lot for the postmark collector, inspection merited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $450.
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Lot 509
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German Colonies, Mint & Used Collection & Literature. Collection in four albums, including German East Africa 1893 (3-5, mint), 1896 (10, mint) & 1900 (11-21, mint), plus stamps used in Amani, Aruscha, Bagamoyo, Dar-Es-Salam, Handeni, Kilwa, Lindi, Mahenge, Mikindani, Mohoro, Morogorc, Moschi, Pangani, Ruanda, Tanga & Udjidji; German New Guinea 1898 (5, mint) & 1901 (7-18, mint), plus several Kaiser's Yacht stamps with various town postmarks and some mint duplicates; German Southwest Africa 1897 (1, 1a & 2-4, mint), 1899 (7, 7a, 8-10 & 12, mint), plus a good number of stamps used in Brackwasser, Gibeon, Karibib, Keetmanshoop, Luderitzbucht, Maltahohe, Omaruru, Outjo, Swakopmund, Usakos,Warmbad & Windhuk postmarks; Caroline Islands 1900 (1 & 4, mint, plus 1-5, used) & 1901 (7-18, mint), plus some Kaiser's Yacht stamps with Ponape & Yap postmarks; Mariana Islands 1901 (17-28, mint), plus several examples with Saipan postmarks and mint duplicates; Togo 1897 (1, 1a & 2-6, mint) & 1900 (7-18, mint), plus several Yacht stamps used in Agome-Palime, Anecho, Klein-Popo, Lome & Porto Seguro postmarks and some duplicates; Kiautschou 1901 (10-18, mint), 1905-19 (39a & 40a), plus several stamps used in Tsingtau postmarks and some duplicates; Marshall Islands 1899-1900 (7, 7a & 9-12, mint) & 1901 (13-24, mint), plus several stamps used in Jaluit and some mint duplicates; Samoa 1900 (51-52, 54 & 56, mint) & 1914 (57-68, mint), plus several stamps used in Apia, Fagamalo & Mulifanua, and duplicates. Also as a bonus there are several publications: "Die Postwertzeichen und Entwertungen der deutschen Postanstalten in den Schutzgebieten und im Ausland" in German by Albert Friedemann, and published in three volumes, plus translation in English by the German Colonies Collectors Group; Postal History of German East Africa by Jerome Newman and three German-English philatelic dictionaries. A great lot for the postmark collector. Take a good look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 510
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German Colonies, Mint & Used Collection. In three binders, Volume I with Cameroun 1897 (1-6, mint), 1900 (7-18, mint) & 1913 (25, mint), plus some used examples, including 10pf carmine tied on cover fragment by Joko 7/10/05 c.d.s.; Volume II starts with Samoa (German Dominion) 1900 (51-56, mint), 1900 (57-69, mint) & 1915 (70-73, mint), plus several used examples issued under British Dominion; Togo 1897 (1-6, mint), 1900 (11-18, mint) & 1909-19 (20-23, mint), plus used examples with Lome postmarks; Caroline Islands 1900 (7-18, mint) & 1915-19 (23 x2, mint); German East Africa 1896 (6-9, mint), 1905-16 (39-41, mint); Volume III with German South West Africa 1900 (13-21 x2, mint & used), plus a fair number of used duplicates, including some tied on cover or card fragments; Kiauchau 1905-16 (33-42, mint), plus unchecked used examples; Mariana Islands 1900 (11-16, mint), 1901 (17-28 mint) & 1916-19 (31); Marshall Islands 1897 (1-6), 1899-1900 (13-24, mint) & 1916 (27 x2, mint). A great lot for the German Colonies enthusiast as there is good potential here for continuation, including postmarks and shades, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 511
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Germany: World War I Occupation Issues, Mint & Used Collection. In two albums, including Lindner hingeless album with useful and valuable Allenstein & Marienwerder sections with 1920 issues, followed by Schleswig & Upper Silesia issues, latter including three blocks of four (Michel 18, 15a & 26b) with Gruber BPP certificates; Ka Be album with Allenstein 1920 used stamps, including several tied on paper fragments, followed by some Marienwerder & Upper Silesia examples. A very desirable holding for a collector or dealer, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 512

Germany: Danzig, Postal History Collection, 1865-1940. Nicely mounted in four Safe albums with approximately 150 covers and some stamps laid out in chronological order, starting with a couple of pre-philatelic covers, followed by several German postal cards used in Danzig, plus covers and picture postcards with Germania stamps used before it was established as the Free City of Danzig. We also noted several Prussia & North German Confederation stamps tied on cover fragments by Danzig datestamps and a wealth of covers with single, multiple and mixed frankings representing the postal history of the city-state under the control of the League of Nations, several covers expertised by Schuler. A truly amazing collector's collection which must retail many thousands of dollars, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 513
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Germany: Danzig & Saar, Mint & Used Collections. In a Lighthouse hingeless album with dustcase, starting with Danzig section starting with 1920 used set, followed by unchecked-in-detail surcharges, including gray or violet burelage, and then by several sets and part sets in the modest range, including some officials and postage dues. Value of the lot is concentrated in the Saar section which contains several better sets such as 1921 (68-83, mint), 1921 (85-98, mint), 1922 (99-116, mint), 1925 (B1-4, NH), 1926-27 (120-35, mint), 1928 (C1-4, mint), 1927-28 (B5-8, mint), 1929 (B16-22, mint), 1931 (B23-29, mint), 1931-32 (B30-35 & B37-43, mint), 1933-34 (B47-53, mint), plus official sets and many sets issued in the 1947-59 period. Nothing very powerful but the album is very clean and great for expansion, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,670.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 514
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German Democratic Republic, Mint & Never Hinged Collection, 1949-90. In three Schaubek albums, including all the better sets and souvenir sheets; Regulars 1950 (58-67), 1951 (82-84), Semipostals (B21a), and Marx perforated and imperforate sheets. We also noted Russian Zone occupation issues, including 1949 Goethe souvenir sheet. Ideal opportunity to acquire a highly complete in excellent state of preservation, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 515
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German Democratic Republic, Comprehensive Used Collection, 1949-71. Mounted on Schaubek album pages, including 1950 (58-67), 1951 (82-84) & 1955 (264a x2, mint & used), followed by a virtually complete section with sets and souvenir sheets issued in the 1955-71 period, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 516
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German Democratic Republic, Mostly Used Collection, 1949-90. Presented in a well-filled Scott album with high degree of completion for the period, including regulars and semipostals. We also noted Bohemia-Moravia Protectorate, General Government fresh sets and stamps issued under Russian Occupation in the 1948-49 period. Ideal for continuation, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 517

German Democratic Republic, 50pf "Gebuhr Bezaht" Registered Labels, 1968. Over 200 labels, various cities and towns, on onion skin paper, seldom seen unused, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 518
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Germany: Berlin, Mint & Never Hinged Collection, 1948-90. Nice holding in Schaubek album with high degree of completion, better noted include 1948 (9N1-20), 1948-49 (9N21-34), 1949 (9N35-41), 1949 (9N42-60), 1949 (9N61-63), 1951-52 (9N70-79), 1952-53 (9N84-93), followed by many other sets in the modest range. A lovely collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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