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Lot 1255
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British Africa, Continental Collection. Magnificent in three Lindner Hingeless albums; mostly sub-Saharan Africa, with solid South Africa (and predecessors), along with a nice range of British Sudan Camel Postmen, without and with overprints, and as Airs, Officials, etc.; note a number of bilingual "Soudan" overprints on Egypt, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Northern Rhodesia sets to 20s, Cape of Good Hope issues, Orange Free State overprints, New Republic issues from multiple years, Gambia cameos, JIPEX miniature sheets, and much, much more; from Victoria to Elizabeth, with Independence issues as well; a great collection in its own right, with plenty of Topical material for the dealer, Fine to Very Fine with much better, be sure to view.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1256
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British Africa, Continental Collection. Housed in five Scott Specialty albums, with stamps running from Ascension to Zanzibar (and pages for Zululand); coverage varies, but we note better Ascension, Basutoland, Gambia, Gold Coast, Mauritius, St. Helena, Seychelles, South Africa, Southern Rhodesia and Sudan; condition throughout is fresh, clean and sound; binders and pages have years of life in them yet; one to check out, Very Fine.
Scott $3,830 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1257

British Africa, Postal History Stock, 1890's-1970. Approximately 300 covers with many better commercial mail, some early first day covers, early picture post cards, used and unused postal cards and envelopes (many listed with Higgins and Gage numbers), etc., with some notable items and areas that include: Ascension, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, 38-46 registered airmail Zomba to London, 111 registered to to Los Angeles via NY, British East Africa, Cape of Good Hope, 64 (3) on 1904 Trans-Atlantic cover to Wisconsin, Ghana, Gold Coast, Kenya, Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania, 67d/68a/69 on 1945 airmail censored cover, Mauritius, 80 on 1896 cover to Boston, Mass., 89 (3) to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Natal, 74(3)/79 on registered cover to Melbourne, 1924 registered local use stationary envelope, Nigeria, 1 (6) on 1923 cover to Michigan, 19/27 on 1928 registered cover to Omaha, Nyasaland, Orange River Colony, 1900 message and reply card (H&G 25), 1900 Boar War Field post office to England, 45i on 1900 Bloemfontein cover, 54 (2) 1902 censored cover to England, 1903 H&G 29 South Africa, 1916 Trans-Atlantic registered cover to Denver H&G C1A, 1934 Ladybrand to Ottawa, 1939 B9-11 registered cover to North Wales, Rhodesia (northern and southern), Sierra Leone, South Africa, 21/22/23a/24a registered FDC, Gibbons 76-81 first flight to Amsterdam, two 1925 airmail covers East London, South Africa to Durban and the other return cover, 1¢ and 2¢ JIPEX souvenir sheet philatelic expo covers, Sudan, Swaziland, 11 (3) on 1937 Trans-Atlantic cover to Iowa, Tanganyika 14/15/20-22 registered cover, Dar Es Salaam to England, Transvaal, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, 201-10 on 1943 local delivery, 214-17 FDC, H&G B1a (2), P11, Zimbabwe, prices range from about $3 to $50, well organized for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $5,555, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$900
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Lot 1258
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British Africa, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in 3 Scott International albums, with a few early classic issues, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1980's, consisting of hinged or mounted in three Scott albums, with a few early classic issues, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1980's, consisting of Ascension, Basutoland, Bechuanaland Protectorate, Botswana, British Central Africa, British East Africa, Cape of Good Hope with a couple triangles, East Africa and Uganda, Gambia a few embossed Victoria's, Ghana, Gold Coast, Kenya, Lagos, Lesotho, Natal a few early Chalon heads, Niger Coast Protectorate, Nigeria, Northern Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland Protectorate, Orange River Colony, nice diversity of overprints, Rhodesia, Rhodesia & Nyasaland 141-55, St. Helena George V Badge of the Colony to 1s, Sierra Leone, Somaliland Protectorate, George V to 1R, South Africa, Bophuthatswana, Transkei, Venda, Southern Nigeria, Southern Rhodesia, South West Africa, Swaziland 27-37, Tanganyika, Tanzania, Transvaal, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe and Zululand Victoria key plate to 1s, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1259
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British Africa, Bodacious Mint & Used Collection, 1860-1960. A stupendous collection mounted in a Scott album, mint unless noted Basutoland 1-10, 39-40, 46-56, with many blocks of four & air mail letter cards, Bechuanaland 19, Bechuanaland Protectorate 69-74, 75 block of (55), 76-79, 124-136, 148, 180-193, J5 two blocks of nine, British Central Africa postal cards, 43, 45-47 blocks of four, 52 & 53 "Specimen" overprints, 67 tied to gun permit, British East Africa 24 mint & used, 27-30, 53, 68-70, 88-93, used Cape if Good Hope 1-6, 12-15, British East Africa & Uganda 53-54, and much more to be unearthed, a worthy addition to any collection or stock, mixed condition, enormous potential, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1260

British America, Postal History Dealer Stock, mostly 1890's-1950's. Approximately 500 covers with many better, notable items include: Antigua, 1929-30 George V two registered covers to USA, Bahamas, 1930 first flight to Dominican Republic, 103/115 on 1943 registered cover from Nassau to Mass., Barbados, 84 on 1897 to Pola, Croatia, base on Adriatic sea, 82 on 1898 to Nova Scotia, unused letter sheet (H&G FG1), registered letter (H&G 6a), Bermuda, 1897 cover from Hamilton to Concord, NH, 111 (5) 1937 airmail first flight, 111/112(2) 1937 airmail first flight, British Guiana, 65 on 1865 to England, two 1890's covers to NYC, 1891 local use mourning cover, 208(4)/212(6)/211 1931 airmail to Nova Scotia, British Honduras, three 1919 registered covers (two to USA, one local use), 1918 registered / censor to USA, 1922 registered to Oakland, CA, 1928 registered to Oakland, CA, 1931 registered to Toronto, unused stationary (H&G 11 used, 14 specimen, 16), Cayman Islands four George V 1930's registered covers to USA, six 1920's registered usages within country, Falkland Islands 103-6 (2 FDC's), two 1930's Paquebot covers to NYC, 1936 registered cover to British Columbia, 3L1-8 on 1945 cover within Falkland Islands, Grenada, 1928 many George V values, registered cover to USA, 1935 registered to Illinois, Jamaica, three registered covers to USA, several better early postal cards, 1938 unused registered envelope (H&G C5), Leeward Islands, 1954 registered to Canada, Mauritius 1946 airmail to Czechoslovakia, Montserrat, two 1932/1933 registered covers to USA, message / reply card (H&G 5), 1947 registered to USA, three 1965 air letter sheets essays (two on blue stock, one on orange stock), St. Kitts Nevis, St. Lucia, six registered covers 1890's-1920's to Europe, specimen (H&G B1), unused stationary (H&G B1), St. Vincent, registered envelope specimen (H&G C1), message and reply card (H&G 5), Turks and Caicos, Trinidad and Tobago, 1938 registered (H&G C5), Virgin Islands and 1927 registered George V to Toronto, retail prices range from about $5 to $265, well organized with many better pieces for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $8,449, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$900
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Lot 1261
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British America, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in a Scott International album, with a few early classic issues, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1980's, consisting of British Antarctic Territory, British Guiana, a few earlier Seal of Colony issues, British Honduras, Canada Provinces: British Columbia and Vancouver, small stamp group (with and without surcharge), New Brunswick, Newfoundland a couple seal and flowers, 212-25, a few early 1930's airmails, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Falkland Islands, 84-95, missing £1, complete overprints of separate island issues, Guyana, South Georgia and Tristan Da Cunha, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1262
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British Asia, Sensational Collection. Say what you will about British imperial rule, their stamps were amazing—as this gorgeous collection, housed in two Lindner Hingeless albums, attests; the holding starts off with a solid selection of Brunei, followed by strong Straits Settlements/Malaya; note a used Bangkok #5, BMA overprints, solid Sarawak, beautiful Labuan and North Borneo (the latter including some Japanese Occupations), even a small selection of Shanghai issues including Jubilee and Postage Due overprints; condition ranges from hinge remnants and toned gum to absolutely pristine; fronts are clean and fresh without exception, Fine to Very Fine or better, an absolute must-view.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1263
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British Asia, Attractive Middle East Collection. Neatly presented in a Lindner Hingeless album and ranging from Abu Dhabi to the People's Republic of South Yemen, with Aden, Federation of South Arabia, Mahra State, Aden-Hadhramawt, -Seiyun, -Shihr & Mukalla, Dubai, Kuwait (from King George V India overprints), Palestine from Mandatory EEF issues, Jordan and UAR "Palestine" overprints, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Trucial States; all mint, with much never hinged; fresh and sound throughout, Fine to Very Fine with much better, some uncommon material; be sure to inspect.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$425
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Lot 1264
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British Asia: Indian Area, Collection. Housed in two Lindner Hingeless albums, Bangladesh, BIOT, Ceylon, India, Indian States, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan (including Bahawalpur), and Seychelles; sound throughout, including the Victorias, with coverage increasing through the Kings to Queen Elizabeth II; note a nice 6d Mauritius Britannia, India CEF and IEF overprints, a Gandhi set, Officials, States to the 2R values; bright and clean, with just a handful of used sprinkled in, Fine to Very Fine, add to your collection or use as stock.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1265

British Asia, Postal History Dealer Stock, Late 19th Century to 1960's. Approximately 300 covers with better stationery (many listed with Higgins and Gage numbers), better foreign destinations, interesting routes, high value singles on covers, etc., notable items include: Aden, 16-19 FDC, 16-22 FDC, three 1939 Soldiers Letters from RAF base to Manchester, 26 on Aden Camp to England, Bahrain, Burma, three 1951 letter sheets (H&G FG3), Ceylon, 185 to Hungary, 131 (3) to England, 204 PPC Slave Island to Reading Mass., 1903 postal stationary (H&G B30), Hong Kong, 16 on 1861 cover to London, 141/142/144 higher George V values (AAMC F14-16), 1890's three (H&G 2e and 4) stationary to Germany with sea post cancels, India, 2 folded piece, local Calcutta use, 1864 registered cover to Paris, 1942 censored airmail MPO 178 in Persia to Camp Karachi, O35 on 1903 postage due, M38-43 India Expeditionary Forces, Jaipur postal card (H&G 14), many great postal stationary used and unused entires including many states, Jordan, Kuwait, 136 (4) airmail to Illinois, Maldive Islands 13 1937 cover to Colobo, Ceylon, Muscat (H&G FG1), Nepal, 11 covers including 45/48 registered cover, 45/46 (3) registered cover, Pakistan several difficult postal cards including unused (H&G 14), retail prices range from about $5 to $185, well organized with many better pieces for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $5,179, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$550
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Lot 1266
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British Asia, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in a Scott International album, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1980's, consisting of Brunei, Burma, Hong Kong, a few nice early Victoria's and a couple Victoria surcharges, some 1960's high denomination Elisabeth II, Labuan, Malaya, nice Tiger section, North Borneo, Sarawak, Singapore and Straits Settlements advantageous early definatives with nice Victoria's, Victoria surcharges, George V and Edward VII, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1267
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British Asia, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in two Scott International albums, with a few early classic issues, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1990's, consisting of Bangladesh, Bhutan, British Indian Ocean Territory, Ceylon, a couple Chalon heads, 264-74, India a few early imperf Victoria's, with Convention and Feudatory states, Maldive Islands, Mauritius some nice coat of arms and George V to R2.50, Nepal nice Khukris issues, Pakistan, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Tibet nice group of Lion's, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1268
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British Asia, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in a Scott International album, with a few early classic issues, strongest in modern from 1980's about 1990's, consisting of Aden 1-11 mint, Bahrain 9 used, 1950's George VI and Elisabeth II surcharges, Iraq, Jordan, a couple Hejaz overprints, Kuwait, Mesopotamia a few occupation issues, Muscat, Oman, decent Palestine section and Qatar, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$425
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Lot 1269
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British Commonwealth, Dealer Stock, 1850's-1990's. Approximately 2,700 to 3,100 dealer cards, on 101 size cards in baseball card holders, with values from 20¢ to over $100, written many years ago, containing Great Britain early Victoria's, Sea horses, high shilling and pound values, good Ireland with good early commemorative sets and early definitives, several great earlier Hong Kong sets and early Victoria's, decent British Pacific with decent Norfolk Islands, a great section of early Victoria including many seated Victoria's, with over $18,500 retail or older Scott value, usual mixed condition, when we spot checked the value, many of the stamps have increased substantially, you should also spot check when viewing or ask for a couple sample scans so you can find a good multiplier to determine current value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 1270

British Commonwealth, Classic Collection, 1850's-1950's. In six albums, with four Stanley Gibbons New Imperial albums (with two volume one albums, one of which is mostly mint and has some nice singles and two volume two albums) and two albums of quadrille pages, with highlights: Great Britain good selection of early 1850's-1880's Victoria's up to 1sh with duplicates of some earlier issues for various plates, a couple better mint Bechuanaland issues, British East Africa several Sun and Crown issues and Victoria issues, Canada 217-27 mint, Cape of Good Hope several triangles, 16, 20, 22, 27, 32, good selection of Ceylon surcharges and key plates, Edward II and better singles: 45, 126, offices in China, Dominica 1, Falkland Islands a few better early Victoria's, Gambia great early embossed Victoria's, nice Victoria and Edward II key plates including 61, Gibraltar George V up to 2sh, Gold Coast 6 and decent Edward II and George V key plates, nice early Hong Kong Victoria issues, Edward II, George V, India nice Convention and Feudatory states, Jamaica 18, Kenya and Uganda 18-32, 34, 36, nice early mint Malaya Tigers, Natal 38, 55, 91, a couple New Zealand Chalon heads, including perforated 1p Brown, a good variety of George V, a couple early Nova Scotia Crown and Flowers, nice Orange Free State overprints and surcharges on Orange Tree issue, 68, 70-73, Rhodesia 108, St. Helena 18, 20, St. Vincent good early Victoria's, Southern Rhodesia 93-94, Straits Settlements and Sudan, Zululand 9, 10, 15-20., Usual mixed condition with plenty of items to be harvested of this popular area.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1271

British Commonwealth, Selection of Mostly Complete Sets with Slight Duplication, 1912-52. Neatly arranged in stock book, with Barbados, Brunei, Burma with George VI to 10rs, Cayman Islands, Ceylon, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands with George VI 1952 complete, Fiji with George VI to £1, Gibraltar with George VI to £1, Gold Coast, Grenada, Jamaica, Leeward Islands with George VI Key Plates to £1, Malta, Mauritius, New Hebrides with 1938 Beach set complete, New Zealand, Nyasaland with George VI Key Plates to £1, North Borneo mostly complete 1939 Pictorials, Papua New Guinea 122-36, St. Helena with George VI to 10/-, Sierra Leone George VI to £1, Somaliland, Sudan, Tonga, Turks & Caicos, Virgin Islands, Zanzibar, etc., overall condition appears very fresh and generally sound, generally Fine to Very Fine.
SG £6,000 ($7,750) (Owner's).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1272
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British Commonwealth, 200+ Mostly Different Sets and Souvenir Sheets, 1953-70. With many definitives, first, second and third Queen Elizabeth issues (Gibraltar SG 145-58,160-73, Bahamas, Cyprus, Malta, British Guiana, Seychelles, Tristan, North Borneo, etc.), better items include Sierra Leone 11sh/£1 (SG 269), Omnibus (1953 Coronation and 1963 Red Cross), few blocks of four, occasional duplication, few singles and varieties, generally n.h. (few l.h. possible), Fine to Very Fine.
SG £7,000 ($9,040) (Owner's).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1273
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British Commonwealth, Collection, 1850's-1980's. In 7 Scott Specialty albums, with better sections that include: Ascension 1-6, George VI mostly complete set to 10/-, Bahamas several early Victoria issues, Bermuda 10/- George VI key plate, Ceylon Edward II key plates to R2 and George V key plates to R5, East Africa and Uganda 17-24, Gambia 28-34, 132-43, Gold Coast 107, Great Britain 1880's Victoria 2/6 and 5/-, Great Britain offices in Morocco 401-10, a decent section of Iraq and Jordan to 1960's, Queensland 5sh and £1 Victoria Fiscal issues, New Zealand group of Railway issues, Malaya good Tigers with values up to $2, 59-67, several complete (or nearly complete) definative sets of 1940's and early 1950's, Muscat 1-24 George VI, 42-93 Elizabeth II, Nepal nice group of Siva and Khukris issues, 1959 definative set, Niger Coast Protectorate 1-6, 37-42, 55-63, Nyasaland Protectorate 1938 George VI to 10/-, decent Palestine, Pakistan 1-20 (missing 4A), 24-43, 47-54, Qatar 26-36, St. Helena 61-70, Seychelles 142, 144, Somaliland Protectorate 84-95, South West Africa B1-11, C5-6, Straits Settlements Edward II and George V partial key plate sets to $5, 238-52 (a few values are used), Tasmania 2p yellow green Chalon head, several early Victoria issues, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, some usual mixed condition with plenty of value to be found from this popular area.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1274
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British Commonwealth, Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika through Mauritius. Neatly arranged on Prinz stock pages housed in a binder, a gorgeous array of stamps; Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika includes #90-92 with arched "SPECIMEN" perfins, duplicated King George VI sets used, South Africa issues overprinted mint and used, and Queen Elizabeth II sets to the £1 and 20s values; Labuan offers excellent opportunities, as the issues are heavily duplicated with perforation, paper and color varieties; Morocco Agencies include issues in all three currencies, with issues running Queen Victoria through Queen Elizabeth II, and we note overprint varieties, multiples and position pieces, and even a 1937 cover from Fez—along with extensive Tangier issues; Malaya and Straits Settlements provides a solid number of cancels for the specialist along with a wealth of mint material, with several sets complete to the $5 value plus four mint postal cards and a Trengganu Specimen set; Malta is another breathtaking holding, with #98-114, 116-129 and 131-147 among others (all mint); while Mauritius is represented by a top margin block of 12 of #188; most material (other than Malta and Mauritius) is mint and duplicated, making this a fantastic lot for collector and dealer alike, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, inspection a must.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1275
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British Commonwealth, Accumulation, 1860's-1950's. In 7 small 'mini collections' of classic Stolow auction lots from the 1950's, containing Barbados 5-6 (2) and perforated group of seated Britannia, 60-62 mint, Canada 14, 29, 46-47, 50-54, 56, 66-73, 81-84, 99, 103, 149-59, 162-77, Jamaica 4, 86, Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania, Kuwait, partial George V overprint set to 2rs, 45-51 mint, Sierra Leone 6 mint, 13 mint, 21-28, 30-31, 34-44 mint, nice little group of five postal surcharges on postal fiscal issues, several nice mint George V shilling values, Trinidad, nice seated Britannia section to 1s, Trinidad & Tobago 30 used, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, nice old time lot which has been off the market for many decades and sure to be of interest to the specialist.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1276
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British Commonwealth, Collection of Collections, 1850's to 1980's. 18 albums and stock books of various sizes with a few nicer albums such as the Great Britain Windsor albums in two volumes, a couple interesting Minkus Specialty album, etc., with a nice group of a couple hundred Great Britain 1p red perforated Victoria issues for plating in a few Vario stock pages, a couple nice books of Ireland and interesting British Pacific with some potential of finding some useful sets, this is the British section of a messy dealers back room that has seems to have been sitting dormant for a few decades, so there is some great potential to find some real treasures, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1277
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British Commonwealth, Collection, mostly 1850's-1950's. In seven Minkus albums, containing great early Ceylon Chalon head group with over 50 Chalon heads plus many other Victoria issues, some nice Victoria and Edward II key plates, Great Britain 1, 5, a few better 1850's and 60's Victoria's, Jubilee set, Edward II to 5/-, George VI to £1, a respectable amount of early Hong Kong Victoria and Edward II issues, India a couple George VI 25Rs high values, New Zealand mint Victoria's: 54, 63, 64, 65, 67, 68, 69, Solomon Islands George VI set to 5/-, usual mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, a useful collection with plenty of better little sets that add up to decent Scott value.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1278
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British Commonwealth, Dealer Stock, 1860's-1990's. Approximately 3,000 dealer cards, on 101 or 102 size counter cards in three red boxes plus four dealer counter books, with values from 20¢ mostly up to $10 or $20 with a few over $50, written many years ago, with thousands of dollars of retail or older Scott value, usual mixed condition, when we spot checked the value, many of the stamps have increased substantially, you should also spot check when viewing or ask for a couple sample scans so you can find a good multiplier to determine current value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1279
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British Commonwealth, Mint & Used Collection, 1855-1995. Housed in seven volumes, we note mint & used Canada with back of the book & Provinces, mint Isle of Man collection, mint & used Ireland collection, Rhodesia & British Africa collection, mint Tristan Da Cunha collection, a tremendous holding, may be a few condition issues, but overall Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1280

British Commonwealth, Postal History, 1861-1960. Hundreds of covers & cards from the British Commonwealth, a few better includes Kenya airmail 74, 76 & 79 to New York, Newfoundland 147 & 145 to Philadelphia, Burma 4 & 9 to Canada, Trinidad & Tobago 55 & 57 to NYC, and a scarce Falkland Dependencies 1L24 to England, a nice array of this popular area, inspection please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1281
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British Commonwealth, Mostly Mint Collection, 1865-1960. Several hundred in glassines and on display cards, with mint Bermuda 127,British Central Africa 5, 8, Ceylon "Specimen" overprints 183, 189, 197, 198, Cook Islands 105, Gilbert & Ellice 33-36, Gibraltar 2, Labuan 85, 90, 91, Malaya-Selangor 31, Northern Rhodesia 45, Nyasaland Protectorate 65, Transvaal 134, Trinidad 3, 62, Uganda 72, an inexpensive way of restocking in demand material, some mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1282
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British Commonwealth, Extraordinary Mint & Used Collection 1880-2000. Thousands of mint & used stamps and souvenir sheets in nineteen volumes and various boxes & sheets, we note in a Lindner album mint Newfoundland 1, C12 no gum (2), also India & States, Canada face, full sheets Australia, British Africa, Jamaica collection, Antigua 42-53, mint Falkland Islands in a stockbook, Offices in Morocco 550-558, Offices in Tripolitania 27-34, Tristan da Cunha 28-41, Sudan collection, Bahamas collection, Sierra Leone collection, if you're looking for the most bang for your buck this is your lot, mixed condition, enjoy, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1283
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British Commonwealth, Collection, 1890-2000. In 13 volumes, on pages and display cards. We note British Guiana 230-240, British Indian Ocean Territory 63-77, Burma 1-17, O28-O42, Dominica collection with mint 49, 65-82, 114-115, Gambia collection, Great Britain collection with 130-132, 134, 136, India & States, Labuan collection with 4, 8, 19, 21, 87-95, 110-118, Sarawak collection, British Commonwealth 1937 Coronation omnibus set, a bit NH, please examine, some mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1284

British Commonwealth, Postal History Collection, 1903-75. Over 240 cover and cards, with first day covers, first flight covers, registered, censored and advertising, a few better include Bahamas first day cover with 132-142, Cayman Islands first day 139-140, 144,Saint Lucia block of nine 157 and 1942 first flight Trinidad to Bathurst to Lagos to Leopoldville, colorful, attractive and fresh, a collection with enormous potential, examine carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$800
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Lot 1285

British Commonwealth, Imperial Airlines Collection, 1920-60. An exquisite collection of approximately 800 covers, with first flight covers from Africa, the Pacific and Asia area, many with write ups on the leg of the flight, there are far too many high lights to list but to give you a glimpse we note 1931 Tanganyika to London, 1931 Kissimmee to Zanzibar, 1936 Xmas flight India to Ceylon, 1931 Egypt to Greece, 1931 Egypt to Rhodesia, 1932 Cairo to Capetown, 1940 Mozambique to Kenya, the breadth of this collection is stunning, there is also literature & books on the airline, an absolute "Must See" lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Current Bid$5,000
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Lot 1286
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British Commonwealth, Mint Collection, 1920-2000. 3 volumes of stamps,a few better including Ascension Island 274-288, British Virgin Islands 342-344, Barbuda 266-283, Maldives 661, Kiribati 377-378, Tristan da Cunha 222-233, Tuvalu 43-45a, Turks & Caicos Islands 360-374, a nice collection with numerous complete sets, review, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000 Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1287
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British Commonwealth, Celebratory Collection, 1935-2007. On Lindner Hingeless pages in seven binders; starts with an all but complete Silver Jubilee issue, followed by Victory, Silver Wedding, 1949 UPU and both 1937 and 1953 Coronations; Elizabethan issues mark the various regnal Jubilees, Visits, Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, and Deaths of the Royal Family, along with smaller omnibuses for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, Lloyd's 300th Anniversary, the moon landing, WWII and RAF commemorations, Churchill, UN organizations and programs, the Red Cross, and more, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, inspect.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1288
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British Commonwealth, Award-Winning Aerogrammes Collection, 1940s-80s. Hundreds of items, many of which were written up as part of an FIP Vermeil exhibit; features artist's essays, die proofs, color trials, "Specimen" and "Cancelled" overprints, crash mail, up-rated and increased postage items; much Great Britain proper, with Queen's Coronation issues, Shakespeare, etc., along with packaging bands, but we also note Bahrain, Trucial States, British Guiana, Tanganyika, and many more; used items offer a range of destinations, cancels including paquebot and Maritime Mail, auxiliary markings such as Censors, etc.; both civilian and Forces Mail items featured; all fresh and sound; rather disheveled from shipping, but can easily be put back in order with a bit of time and attention, Very Fine overall, an extensive holding that must be viewed to fully appreciate.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1289
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British Commonwealth, Mint Collection, 1953-75. Mounted in 5 New Age albums. Includes South Georgia 1-16, Southern Rhodesia 81-94, Swaziland 55-66, Tristan da Cunha 14-27, 28-41, British Indian Ocean Territory 16-33, Cayman Islands 135-149, 153-167, Cyprus 168-182, 183-197, Falkland Islands 128-142, 1L19-1L33, Fiji 147-162, Gambia 153-167, Gibraltar 132-145, New Zealand 288-301, 320, North Borneo 280-295, Papua New Guinea 122-136, Qatar 26-36, Rhodesia & Nyasland 141-155, 158-171, Saint Helena 140-152, Singapore 28-42, and many long runs of sets, a beautiful lot with tremendous break up value, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1290
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British Commonwealth, Omnibus Sets, 1937-77. Group of 13 sets, includes 1937 Coronation (2), 1946 Peace (2), 1951 University, 1953 Royal Visit, 1953 Coronation, 1958 West Indies Federation, 1963 Freedom from Hunger, 1964 Shakespear, 1966 Churchill Memorial, 1972 Silver Wedding, 1977 Silver Jubilee, fresh & clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1291
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British Europe, Five-Country Collection. Comprising Cyprus, Gibraltar, Heligoland, Ireland and Malta; each a solid array from Victoria to Elizabeth; Cyprus features the ever-popular Pictorials and continues through independent issues; Ireland offers 1922 overprints and many of the sought-after 1930s-'40s commemorative sets; Malta offers a nice range of Pictorials (including an off-center #18), strong definitive series, Europa sheetlets, etc.; much mid- to modern material, Fine to Very Fine with much better, inspection invited.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1292

British Europe, Postal History Dealer Stock, mostly 1890's-1950's. Approximately 250 covers with many better, notable items include: Cyprus, 1921 Larnaca to Vienna, two early 1920's George V covers to Germany, Gibraltar, 1921 registered stationary envelope to USA, 96a (2) on 1932 cover to USA, Ireland, several forerunners including: GB #3 on 1844 folded letter to Ballymena, GB #114 on 1901 cover from Queenstown, Ireland to NYC, 1941 double censored airmail cover to USA, 1942 double censored airmail cover to Canada, 142-44 FDC, 168 on airmail cover to NY, three 1930's registered stationary (H&G 6a & 7a), C2-3 (two FDC's), Malta 101 (3) on 1923 cover to Chemnitz, Germany, 1926 registered cover to Bayonne, NJ, retail prices range from about $5 to $110, well organized with many better pieces for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $3,000+, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1293
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British Europe, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in three Scott albums, with a few early classic issues, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1990's, consisting of Cyprus with some nice early definatives, Gibraltar, Great Britain Channel Islands including Herin, Jethou, Lundy locals, Ireland a few early definatives and a few early commemorative sets and Malta, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 1294
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British Pacific, Sunny Collection. From Aitutaki to Tonga with much else between; clean and bright throughout, with lovely Classics through much modern; note Rarotonga-overprinted and -inscribed issues, Niue 1s King George V (2) plus several overprinted New Zealand Postal-Fiscals, Victorian Fiji, Samoa (including Kingdom), Nauru steamers to 5s plus an overprinted 5s Seahorses (no gum), Norfolk Island blocks, good Papua, Tongan foil and die-cut stamps, and more; great Topical interest, and nice, solid material for your collection, Fine to Very Fine with better, inspect.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1295
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British Pacific, Sunny Disposition Collection. In four large Scott Specialty albums, a large swath of Britain's Pacific and Oceania holdings; the bulk of the material tends to the post-independence period, but a number of countries—including Aitutaki, Cook Islands, Fiji, Gilbert & Ellice, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga—include Empire-era issues as well; much of interest, including several Queen Victoria-era Fijians, some Kingdom of Samoa issues, plus Nauru's "Steamer" set to the 1s value; fresh and clean throughout; enough to brighten any dreary New England Spring day, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, well worth the time to review.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1296

British Pacific, Postal History Dealer Stock, 1880's-1976. Approximately 375 covers with better stationery (many listed with Higgins and Gage numbers), better foreign destinations, interesting routes, high value singles on covers, etc., notable items include: Australia: two 1910's covers to Mass., 111/112(2),C2(3) 1931 registered airmail first flight to Great Britain, two 1934 covers to Papua New Guinea, 1934 O9/142 perfin official cover, 1937 cover with Melbourne Oct 5-7, 1937 airmail exhibition labels, 1945 airmail with censor mark Thursday Island to NSW, 187 censored cover to USA, 184-87 censored FDC, 1935 first flight and mixed franking with Australia, NSW and Western Australia from Tasmania to Brisbane, 1934 first flight to Bangkok, mixed franking Queensland and Australia, 148/C4 first flight to London, Australia / New Zealand mixed franking 1934 first flight, 1934 first flight Sydney to NSW, 184-87 registered censored FDC, New South Wales: H&B B2a to Toronto, 1902 cover Sydney NSW to St. Paul, Minn via San Francisco, Queensland: H&G 5 postal card, Brisbane to NYC via Vancouver, Tasmania, Victoria: 1897 cover Ballarat to Toronto, 1903 Melbourne to San Francisco, USA Consular Service, Cook Islands: 63/65/66 from Rarotonga to Pennsylvania, 84-89 registered cover to England, 85/86/91/94/95 registered cover Mangaia to England, 93/96/97 registered from Rarotonga to England, Fiji, Gilbert & Ellice Islands: 40-49 cover to Illinois, 40-49 cover to California, 49-51 on three covers from Ocean Island to USA, Labaun: message and reply cards (H&G 3-4), Malaya, Nauru: 31-34 1936 registered cover to England, New Zealand: 1896 Aukland to London via Suez Canal, 1897 cover Wellington to Buffalo, NY, 1900 postal stationary Wellington to Berne, Switzerland, 168 (2) registered Waitara to Dunedin, C3 1934 first flight Kaitaia, NZ to Sydney, C5 first flight, Auckland to NSW, unused stationary (H&G B4), North Borneo: 1946 registered, B.M.A. overprints to Great Britain, B14-24 Jesselton local use, twelve unused 1880's postal cards, including H&G 9 (2), 10 (2), 11, Papua New Guinea: 118 (2) 1937 airmail seaplane first flight to Lake Kutubu, 129 on cover Rabaul to USA, 158-62 airmail registered FDC, C5-9 registered airmail FDC, Penrhyn 30 registered cover to Texas, Sarawak: five 1947-49 registered airmail covers from Kuching to Columbus, Ohio, Tonga: seven Tin Can Mail covers, 1949 registered airmail cover from Tonga to Oakland, CA, Samoa, Straits Settlements: 111 Penang to Devakota, via Madras India, two early 1920's Singapore covers to USA, 236 FDC, Western Samoa, retail prices range from about $3 to $225, well organized with many better pieces for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $6,364, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$950
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Lot 1297
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British Pacific, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in two Scott International albums, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1980's, consisting of Aitutaki, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, a few early Crown and CR, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Kiribati, Nauru with George V oveprints to 9p, New Guinea, New Hebrides, Niue, Norfolk Islands, North West Pacific Islands, Papua, Penrhyn Island, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa some Kingdom issues and Palms, Solomon Islands, Tokelau Islands, Tonga, Tonga Niuafo-ou, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1298
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British Pacific, Mostly Mint Collection, 1980-2010. Presented in six Kabe hingeless albums, with Gilbert Islands, Gilbert & Ellice Islands 40-51, 173-187, Kiribati 384-399, Nauru 39-47, Pitcairn Islands 1-8, 11-12, Tuvalu 1-15, Vanuatu 280-292, 323-336, with many complete mint sets and souvenir sheets, examine carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1299
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British South America, From Tropics to Ice Collection. A filled Lindner Hingeless album, plus an additional sheaf of pages of Belize, British Guyana and British Honduras; album runs Ascension to British Antarctic Territories (including two £1 HMS Endurance); strongest in Falklands and Dependencies, St. Helena with good South Georgia and Tristan da Cunha; Falklands includes pretty Victorias, while most others begin with the Kings and include solid sets and series; fresh-faced throughout, Fine to Very Fine with much better, inspection invited.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1300
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British West Indies, Bountiful Collection. Four Lindner Hingeless albums filled with island delights; solid Victoria issues, with more as come forward through Edward, the Georges and Elizabeth, with much post-independence as well, running roughly to the early 1980s; all clean faced and nearly all sound, with much Topical and Pictorial interest; note a Bermuda #54 (creased, though hardly showing on front), various series complete, strong Jamaica, Saints galore, and more; a vibrant collection on which to build, Fine to Very Fine or better, small islands, big collection; viewing recommended.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$1,800
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Lot 1301
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British West Indies, Mint & Used Collection, 1850's-1990's. Hinged or mounted in four Scott International albums, strongest in modern from 1960's about 1980's, consisting of Anguilla, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Belize, Bermuda a few high denomination George VI key values, Cayman Islands 85-94, 122-34, Dominica, Jamaica good early Victoria's, Leeward Islands, Montserrat 92-102, 114-26, Nevis, St. Christopher, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Turks and Caicos, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago and Virgin Islands., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1302
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British West Indies, Mint & Used Collection, 1866-1960. Mounted in a Scott stockbook, some better mint unless noted includes Leeward Islands #4 (2), 5 (3), 6 (3), 7 (2), 8, 9-12, 46-51, 53-54, 56, 77 (2), 81 (3 including corner example), 83 used, 96-99 (2), 114 (2), 115 (2), 133-147 (3), & Virgin Islands used 36, 65, inexpensive opportunity to acquire choice stock inexpensively, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$500
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