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Lot 362
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British Commonwealth, Vast Accumulation, 1840's-1970's. In two large boxes, ten smaller boxes and a few stock books, packed with loose stamps, stamps crammed into glassines and stock pages, the occasional album, some highlights include: a small box of used British high values in glassines sorted into issue with revenue cancels, a stock book and loose manila pages of Great Britain with many pages of penny reds, early higher Scott value Victoria's including some shilling values and sea horses, a box of Great Britain glassines and envelopes with Scott 1 and many better Victoria's, a small album of Victory and 1946 Peace issues and a group of dealer tear sheets containing omnibus issues, a heavy box of British mint sheets or large multiples from the 1940's, several mostly complete sets of 1937 and 1953 Coronation issues and so much more. You will really need some time to sort the detritus from the gems, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, after just a little bit of sorting and processing, there is a lot of potential to generate serious Scott value.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 363
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British Commonwealth, Old Time Collection, 1850's-1930's. In three old time collections of quadrille pages, a group of loose pages and two small stock books, containing Antigua: 67-76, New South Wales: six square Diadem issues, page of mint O.S. overprint issues, Queensland: 45 Chalon heads, 57-61, Victoria shilling to pound values, 112-22, South Australia: over 40 perf and imperf Chalon heads and nine O.S. overprint's, Tasmania: 1-2, 16 imperf Chalon heads and 16 perforated Chalon heads, 76-84 mint, some unusual fiscal stamps, Victoria: 1-4, 14, 29-30, early 1850's Victoria's, 56, 60, 78, 1860's 5sh Victoria's in various shades, B2, B3, F1, Western Australia: 1, several pages of earlier perforated Swan's, several revenues, Australia: 33 mint, 37 mint, 53 mint, 76 mint, 130-32 mint, Newfoundland: 131-44 mint, 145-58 mint, 183-99 mint, 212-25 mint, Canada: 17 used, 19 mint, 36-39 mint, 46-47, 56 mint, 94-95 used, 99 used, 100-1 mint, 138 mint block of four, 149-59 ($1 value is used), 149-59 used, 160-61 mint pairs, 162-77 (mint except $1 is used), 178-82 mint pairs, 195-201 (2 mint sets), C1-4 mint, E2-4 mint, J1-4 mint, J11-14 mint, Cayman Islands: 85-94, Jamaica: 75-87 mint, Great Britain: 1, 2, 4 (2), various other high catalog value Victoria's from the 1850's-1880's including 94-95 and a few shilling values, Jubilee set (mint and used), Edward VII to 2/6, a few sea horses, 210-20, nice back of the book overprints, Malta: 112, 165, New Zealand: group of 11 used perforated Chalon heads, 60, 65 mint, 66 with Irish Moss ad on reverse, nice 1898-1902 pictorials, 122-25 mint, 145-59, 165-70, 182 mint, five postal fiscals up to 10s, B3-4 mint, pictorials and George V officials, P1, five New Zealand railways issues to 4p, St. Lucia: miscellaneous George V to 5s, South Africa: group of English Afrikaans se-tenants up to 1/-, three uncommon George V English Afrikaans se-tenants and an album of mint 1935 Silver Jubilee's, an old time collection that appears to have been squirreled away for nearly six decades, with many complete sets that are always in such demand, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 364
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British Commonwealth, Mint Stock, 1860-1995. 23 stockbooks brimming with fresh mint British Commonwealth, a few of the highlights include Abu Dhabi 12-14, 15-25, 38-41, Bahrain 130-140, Hong Kong 219-220, 225-228, 223-224, 252, New Hebrides French 174-185, 236-248, Sierra Leone 136, South Georgia 1-16, 17-30, and it goes on for (23) stockbooks, also included is a book of used British Commonwealth and two slim stockbooks of worldwide, a powerhouse of an accumulation that will enhance anyone's inventory, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,500.
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Lot 365
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British Commonwealth, Dealer Stock, 1850's-1960's. Approximately 300 dealer tear pages, neatly organized in five dealer counter books, with many great fresh complete sound sets with 2004-2012 average Scott values of $50, mostly mint except for the few early classic issues, with many complete commemorative sets with a few mint highlights include (mint unless noted otherwise): Bermuda 52, 109 block of four, 126b, 143-66, British Antarctic Territory 24, British Honduras 28a used, Canada 259-62 blocks of four, C4 block of four, F1a, O16-25, Fiji 70-77, 93-106 (2), Gambia 28-39, Gibraltar 122, 144-45, Gold Coast 49-55, Hong Kong 65, 103, 151-53 (2), 161 pair, 165 (2), 253-54, 388-403, Ireland 175-76, 658-59, Jamaica MR8c, Malta 8-13, 21-7, 98-114, 148-66, Montserrat 54-74 (2), Nauru 1-12, Newfoundland 28, 115-26, 131-44, Papua New Guinea 122-36, 139-46, Rhodesia Barefoot 47 (12 NH), Rhodesia and Nyasaland 141-55, 158-71, St. Kitts Nevis 63 (2), St. Vincent 118-31, Singapore 28-42, 62-69, South Africa 30a, C1-4, O11, O28, South Rhodesia 81-94, South West Africa 249-60, Straits Settlements 27A, Tasmania 11a (3 used), 15 used, Tristan da Cunha 14-27, 28-41, United Arab Emirates 17-24, Victoria 205, Virgin Islands 29-37 and 115-27, A, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $15,600+ (Owner's) Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,300.
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Lot 366
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British Commonwealth, 1935 Silver Jubilee Collection. Neatly arranged on black stock pages with complete sets, plate varieties, full covers, first day covers, etc., consisting of: Ascension (1 mint and 1 used sets), Australia 152-54 (2 mint sets and 2 mint blocks of four, one with imprints at bottom of set), Bahamas used set on registered cover, Bechuanaland Protectorate 1d extra flagstaff, 3d mint block with extra flagstaff, a full set on airmail cover and a full set on last day of issue set, British Guiana full set on registered cover, British Honduras 3c extra flagstaff (2 mint blocks), 4c extra flagstaff (1 mint block and 1 used block of four) and full set on first day cover, Cyprus two sets on registered covers, Dominica first day cover, Falkland Islands (3 mint and 1 used sets), complete sets on two covers, Fiji set on cover, Gambia two sets on two covers, Gibraltar 2d used with extra flagstaff, mint with extra flagstaff, 6d mint with extra flagstaff, 1/- used with extra flagstaff, mint with extra flagstaff, set on cover, Gold Coast 1d mint extra flagstaff, 3d used extra flagstaff and mint with extra flagstaff, 6d mint and used, both with extra flagstaff, Grenada set on cover with ½d kite with horizontal log variety, Hong Kong (2 mint and 1 used sets), Jamaica 1½d mint with extra flagstaff, Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika 1/- used with stroke through 0 of 1910, Leeward Islands set on cover, Malta two sets on two registered covers, Mauritius set on registered cover, offices in Morocco ½d two mint blocks and 1 used single with Agencifs variety, Northern Rhodesia 1d mint dot by flagstaff, Nyasaland Protectorate (3 mint and 1 used sets), Papua New Guinea set with accent instead of apostrophe on all three known denominations, St. Christopher and Nevis full set on registered cover, St. Vincent full set on registered cover, Samoa full set on first day cover, Seychelles full set on registered cover, 1/- used with extra flagstaff, Sierra Leone 1d. two mint with extra flagstaff, 3d mint with extra flagstaff, 1/- mint with extra flagstaff, Solomon Islands 6d mint dot by flagstaff, complete set on registered cover, Somaliland Protectorate full set on registered cover, Swaziland full set on cover, Turks and Caicos full set on registered cover, South Africa (9 mint sets), Trinidad and Tobago 2d two mint with extra flagstaff and Virgin Islands two sets on two covers (one is registered). An amazing collection of these very desirable issues that will surely attract many eyes when bidding so be sure to take a little extra time to properly evaluate, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,800.
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Lot 367
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British Commonwealth, Interesting collection, 1841-1965. Three stockbooks including better Great Britain Classics (e.g., #75 Very Fine used), Cape of good Hope with Triangles, better Canada, Barbados with definitive sets in blocks of 4, and much, much more, including some better non-Commonwealth, Fine to Very Fine, a fabulous opportunity for the savvy bidder.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 368
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British Commonwealth, Mint King Edward, George V & VI Issues, 1900-52. Many hundreds of mint & used stamps from the British Commonwealth residing in glassines, display cards and counterbook pages, we note Barbados 216-227, Cayman Islands 122-134, Cook Islands 74-75, Falkland Islands 119, Malaya Kedah 56, Nyasaland Protectorate 63-67, St. Lucia 95-106, Trinidad & Tobago 50-61, and that just scratches the surface, a terrific lot for the savvy dealer, inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 369
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British Commonwealth, Exceptional—Mainly Africa—Used Collection, 1880s-1930s. An outstanding collection of mostly complete sets and high values mounted on blank album pages; highlights include Bechuanaland 92, 92a & 92b (the only mint stamps in the collection), Cayman Islands 85-96, Niger Coast Prot. 1-6, 10, Northern Nigeria 40-52, Rhodesia 17, 76-81, nice "Admirals" to 5s, Somaliland Prot. 64-76, Southern Rhodesia 54-56, Swaziland 10-19, and Tanganyika 43; all clean and F-VF. A truly.
Scott $5,200 Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 370

British Commonwealth, Hoard, 1870's-2000 (Scott 65-76). In 23 albums and stock books with many stamps (especially modern issues) with the occasional better stamp or set with the strength in Australia and Canada, containing: a group of better Australian States with several Chalon heads and early Victoria's, with a couple South Australia Chalon heads, three Queensland perforated Chalon heads and a Victoria imperf seated Victoria, Australia in three albums with postage from 1970's-2000 with Christmas Island and Cocos and better 147-49 used, 150-51 used, 152-54, 166-79 plus a small glassine box and some loose glassines of slightly better sets, Canada in eight albums with so much modern postage, four postal year sets, a couple large hand fulls of booklets, four 332 coil rolls of 500, a group of 17 1920's first flights franked with C1, some better stamps include some "G" officials on higher denomination blocks and singles, E3 and E6-E7 blocks, J9 block of four, an album of mostly used stamps containing 66-73 (high value is mint, but stuck down), 74-84, 89-95, 96-103, 104-34, 149-59, 162-77, Great Britain in two albums with postage 1960's to 2000, Ireland 1922 issues with various overprints to 1/- and 1922 Pictorial set, New Zealand in one album 1960's-1990, including 185-98 plus an envelope of booklets, mostly British Commonwealth Ships topical collection, a small stock book of better issues including Canada 157 mint, New Zealand 168-9, FSAT C1-2 and a little U.S. postage, some 1935 Silver Jubilees, 1937 Coronation omnibus set, 1947 Peace omnibus two sets, 1953 Coronation set plus duplicates and 1965 ITU omnibus set. A valuable accumulation with so much face value postage, with probably thousands of dollars worth in just Canada alone, so be sure to take a little time with a calculator to properly evaluate, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
SG 71/82.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 371
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British Commonwealth, Accumulation, 19th Century to 1970's. Approximately 80 auction lot card or dealer tear sheets with highlights: Australia 19-37, C1 block of four, L8-L18, Canada 45, 331-33 strips of four, J9 block of four, Ceylon 45, O8-17 mint, East Africa and Uganda 31-37 mint, Gambia 121-24 mint, Gold Coast 115-27, Great Britain 96 (3), 141, 180, 223, 267-68 mint, offices in Turkey 13-14, Hong Kong 14, India 95-98, Ireland 94, Malaya 34-36 revenue cancels, Malta 8-11 mint, Mauritius 33, 35, Natal 38-40, 64 pair, New Hebrides J1-5, New Zealand 126-27 mint, 182, 183 (2), Nyasaland 68-81 on piece, Papua 48, St. Helena 140-52, South Africa 38 mint, South West Africa B5-8 mint and Straits Settlement 39. A nice lot that could easily be broken down for individual sale., o.g., some never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott approximately $5,900 (Owner's) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 372
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British Commonwealth, Classic Collection, 1850's-1960's. In eight albums of hand made quadrille pages with the main collection in four albums (1 Great Britain and 3 Commonwealth albums), with many lovely better sets and singles and little duplication, with better items that include: Antigua 21-30 mint, Ascension mostly complete George VI set, Australia nice early Kangaroos and George V, including 54, 147-49 used, Bahamas 33-36, Bahrain 12-14, Barbados 88, Bechuanaland Protectorate 112, 114-16, Bermuda 49, 51, 55-69 mostly used, 71-79 used, 96 mint, 123-28 mint, 143-62, British East Africa 103 mint, British Guiana: a few early ship, Seal of Colony issues, 210-22 used, British Honduras 115-26, Cayman Islands 7 mint, 13-16 mint, Cook Islands 8 mint, Cyprus 125-34, 168-82, Egypt: a nice group of early postage dues, Falkland Islands 38, Gibraltar 132-45 (missing 144), Great Britain 70, 73, 96, 100-5, 107, 108, 111-22, Edward VII high values: 2/6, 5s, £1 green, a few high Scott value sea horses, Hong Kong 52, Ireland 56-57, Mauritius 251-65, St. Vincent 71-77 mint, Sierra Leone 140-50, 173-85, Solomon Islands 67-79, Southern Rhodesia 16//30 (only missing a couple middle values), Straits Settlements 202, Swaziland 10//19 (missing a couple middle values), Tonga 38-51 mint, Trinidad and Tobago 10 and Virgin Islands 46 mint. A nice old time collection with plenty of sets and singles that always seem to be in such high demand., generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 373
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British Commonwealth, Wonderful lot of better issues, 1860-1933. On stockcards including Canada #9 used, #63 used; Newfoundland $4.50 Balbo overprint, New Guinea Airmail set mint to the £1 value, Falklands Centenary to 2s6d, New Zealand Postal-Fiscals to £4 mint, Indian States proofs, etc., etc., Fine to Very Fine, a great value.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 374
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British Commonwealth and Switzerland, Accumulation, 1850-1964. On black dealer stock pages, containing mostly British Commonwealth with a bonus section of better Switzerland, with Newfoundland 28 mint, Canada 17, 40 mint, 112-15, 117-22, 132 mint pair, 174-77 mint, Great Britain 67, Switzerland 6, 9, 122, 125, B80, C3-12, C43-44, J1-6, Virgin Islands 10, 12, 38-45, 47-48, 49-52, 53-66, 76-87, 115-27, 128-39 and 144-58, early stamps mint, unless noted, later stamps are generally mint, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 375
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British Commonwealth, Mostly Mint Collection, 1900-75. Presented in a stockbook and on display cards, we note Falkland Islands 128-140, British Solomon Islands 67-79, Somaliland Protectorate 84-95, Barbados 216-227, Fiji 147-162, St Helena 140-152, Cayman Islands 122-134, Tristan da Cunha 1-12, 14-27, New Guinea 1-9, and much more, viewing will be delightful, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,700 (Owner's) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 376
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British Commonwealth, Dealer's eBay Stock 1850's//1980's. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices, containing: Antigua 8 mint, New South Wales 12 pair used, Queensland 54 pale rose used, 56 used, 122 mint, South Australia 10 mint, Tasmania 11a used, 16 mint, 26 used, 34 used, Western Australia 21 used, 54 used, Ireland 2-3 NH, 5 NH, 7-8 NH, a group of four better Commonwealth covers (not counted in catalog value): 1933 New Zealand cover with Marine Post Office, R.M.S. Makura cancel to U.S., 1898 registered cover from Curepipe, Mauritius to Germany, 1900 internal St. Helena postcard to P.O.W. with violet censor, 1901 registered 1d postal card with additional 2d to Germany. Viewing is recommended to double check identification and condition., generally Fine to Very Fine, a great stock of better singles.
Scott $5,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 377
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British Commonwealth, Better Singles, Mostly 1920's-1930's. Mostly mint, o.g., from old time holding in manila approval cards, with highlights that include: Australia 125, 128, 150-51, Bermuda 97, Kenya Uganda Tanganyika 32-34, 55-59, 108-16, Gibraltar 85-87, Great Britain 1 used, Mauritius 211-22 (2), New Hebrides (British) 17-25, 50-61, New Zealand 179-81, Nyasaland Protectorate 36, 63-65, St. Helena 118-22, 123-25, Sierra Leone 96-97, 173-83, British Solomon Islands 76-78 (6), Southern Rhodesia mostly complete George VI set, Somaliland 99-107, South West Africa 159-61, Sudan C4-14, Swaziland 27-37, Turks and Caicos 68-69 and the occasional New Caledonia, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 378
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British Commonwealth, New Issue Accumulation, 1960's-80's. Mostly mint singles and plate blocks in old new issue glassines from the 1960's to 1980's that appear to have been stored away for many decades in a large enough quantity to fill a postal bin about 2/3rd full, with the occasional better set of souvenir sheet, including a possibly complete set of Princess Anne omnibus issue, Aitutaki 37-47, Belize 513-20, Lesotho 105-11, two 1972 Seychelles Rare Birds souvenir sheets, Tristan Da Cunha 162-73, a great little lot that is sure to have some more little hidden treasures lurking about, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 379
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British Commonwealth, Accumulation, 1850's-1940's. Singles and plate blocks in glassines, dealer cards and loose album pages that appear to have been stored away for many decades, containing a group of dealer "102" cards with some better singles up to $30 or $40, a couple auction cards containing Australia J44 mint and South Africa C5 used block of four, a few stock cards and loose cards containing about 70 British and Indian revenue stamps, a small group of Indian States and a group of interesting Chalon heads including a couple South Australia, a Tasmania stamp and a couple New Zealand Chalon heads, a great little lot that is sure to have more little hidden treasures lurking about, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 380
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British Commonwealth, Accumulation Late 19th Century to 1960's. Four medium size boxes and thirteen smaller boxes full of glassines, dealer tear pages, multiples, plus a fifteen volume collection of Canadian cancels by city name on home made pages, some of these boxes haven't been opened in several decades and stamps were just thrown together, so there is the potential to find some real treasure among the dreck, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 381
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British Commonwealth, Selection, 1855-1900. Meaty lot that includes used Bechuanaland 20, Great Britain 32var OP-PC lettering, New Zealand 17, Rhodesia 42, Victoria #2 pair, Zanzibar 28, mint Barbados 13, Ireland 2a, Nevis 14-14A, South Australia 18, inexpensive opportunity to restock, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,500+ Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 382
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British Commonwealth, Early Queen Elizabeth II Issues, 1955-75. A keen grouping of these issues, includes mint Basutoland 46-56, Bechuanaland Protectorate 169-179, Falkland Islands 150-153 blocks of four, New Zealand 288-301, 333-352, omnibus 1963 Freedom From Hunger, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 383
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British Commonwealth, Accumulation, 1970's-80's. Hundreds of sets and souvenir sheets in glassines, stock cards or on new issues envelopes that appear to have been unchecked for the last three or four decades, which together, add up to a higher total catalog value, o.g., mostly never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 384
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British Commonwealth, Dealer's eBay Stock, 1850's-1980's. Old time collection on quadrille pages with over 150 mostly different stamps of various perforations and shades, with a high level of completions including 10 early seated Victoria first issue of various shades, 1852-54 seated Victoria on Throne three stamps of different shades, 29-30, various shades of imperf and perforate 1857-61 Victoria's, 1860's Victoria's of various perforations, 78 and B1-B4 mint. A great collection of difficult stamps that is often neglected in most collections, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $950.
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Lot 385

British Commonwealth, Classical Collection, 1910 Onward. On old time album of home made quadrille pages, containing Canada: C1-5, Great Britain: a few Edward VII, nice Downey heads, 159-72, 187-199, 311-12, 1933 3d. Great Western Railway airmail issue, O33, India: 36-46 (missing 42), 50, 60-70 (missing 65), 80//94 (only missing a few values), 220-22, Jamaica: 106-8, 116-28 and 141, a fresh old time collection of popular issues from late Victoria to early George VI, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $350.
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Lot 386
 
British Commonwealth, Collection, 1870's-1950's. In album of Vario pages, containing nearly complete 1935 Silver Jubilee omnibus set with Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and Hong Kong, group of 1948 Silver Wedding, Bahamas a few early Chalon heads, George V to 1s, Fiji some early Crown and "CR" with a few surcharges, mostly complete and mostly mint Edward VII to 5s and George V mostly mint to 5s, 1938 George VII to £1 with various perf varieties, a few Ireland 1960's definitives, Gibraltar Victoria to 1s, a few overprints, Victoria in new currency to 5p, Edward VII to 2s and George V with group of eight high values from 2s to 5s, diverse selection of Great Britain Machins, Sierra Leone group of Victoria to 1s green and orange brown. Useful collection with plenty of popular Edward VII and George V issues, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $700.
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