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Lot 94
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British Africa, Heart of Darkness Collection, 1848-1956. On Vintage reproduction pages in blue International binder, virtually complete from the mid-1930s on; many thousands of different, with just about every colony and protectorate well-represented; about 2/3 mint (some appear never hinged but most o.g., with used including many nice postal cancels and a few earlier issues parallel mint and used); mixed condition as expected on earlies, but mainly sound with choice examples and nice sets with values into shillings (later are often complete); highlights include (used unless noted): Ascension #1-6 & 10 each used on piece; nice Bechuanaland; British Central Africa #19 mint, 71 mint, etc.; stunning Cape of Good Hope, including #2-6, 3b, and on-and-on; Kenya & Uganda #37; Lagos #14-26 mint or used, 29-38, 50-59; Madagascar #46; very strong Mauritius (over 90% complete), with #7-8 mint, 10-11), etc.; strong Natal, with #9-10, 12-18 mint, 55, 81-93 mint; Niger Coast Protectorate mint #3-5mint, 37-42 mint; Nigeria #1-10 mint; Nyasaland Protectorate #38-50 mint; strong Orange River; many beautiful St. Helena beginning with #2B, 8 mint, 10, 11 mint; Sierra Leone well-represented; jam-packed South Africa with many dozens of bi-lingual pairs, mint and / or used; strong Southern Rhodesia from the Admirals (#1-12 & 14 mint); dozens of South-West Africa bi-lingual pairs; extensive Sudan (90% complete); Tanganyika includes many nice Giraffes; strong Transvaal and Zanzibar; Zululand includes #1-8 and 32 mint, and others, generally Fine to Very Fine, a hard-to-find old-time collection.
Scott $38,000 ++ Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $7,250.
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Lot 95
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British Africa, Collection, 1850's to 1960's. In two Scott Specialty albums containing many better high value early classic issues, strong representation from early Victoria to the 1960's definitive sets, highlights include: Ascension 7, 15, 17, 40-49, Basutoland 18-28, Bechuanaland Protectorate, British Central Africa 4, 27, British East Africa, Cape of Good Hope, a few triangles, Egypt, Gambia 3, 8, 11, 12-19, 20-27, 28-39, 41-64, 70-86, 87-96, 102-16, 118-19, 132-43, German East Africa, Ghana, Gold Coast 1, 12, 22, 130-41, Great Britain offices in Africa, Morocco 543-45, Griqualand West amazing selection of 60+ G overprint issues, Kenya-Uganda-Tanganyika 18-34, Lagos, many Victoria's with three specimens, some Edward II, Madagascar 8, Mauritius, a couple imperf seated Britannia issues, Natal diverse selection of Chalon heads, 17, 56-57, New Republic 6-7, Niger Coast Protectorate 1-6, Nigeria George V to 5s, Northern Nigeria Edward II to 10s, George V to 2/6, Nyasaland Protectorate 1-9, 12-21, 25-34, 36, 54-67, 68-81, Orange River Colonies, Rhodesia 1-15 (missing 1893-94 issues), 32-39, 74-75 with revenue and punched cancels, 76-81, 99-100 with revenue and punched cancels, 118 with revenue and punched cancel, St. Helena good Chalon heads, mostly complete surcharges, 50-55, 79-93, 95-99, 101-10, 118-27, Seychelles many Victoria and Edward II issues, nearly complete George V key plate issue (only missing 100), Sierra Leone nearly complete Victoria issues, Victoria key plate complete to 5s, several postage and revenue overprints on Stamp Duty issues, 103-19, 137, 140-52, 153-65, 173-85, Somaliland Protectorate 1-13, South West Africa 88-93, Southern Nigeria 29, Southern Rhodesia, Transvaal, some early coat of arms with a few overprints, Transvaal 268-80, Uganda 69-76, Zululand 1-8, 13, 15-21, expect usual mixed condition, with occasional faults as you usually see among classic issues, many great key values that are always in demand, along with more modern sets that are always in demand, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $9,000.
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Lot 96
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British Africa, Dealer Stock, mostly from 1850's-1960's. Each stamp on dealer 102 card, with most stamps correctly identified, occasional faults and a few with incorrect Scott value, so you will need to view to properly calculate current Scott value, we spot checked for some better items and removed or lowered the price on a few stamps that were clearly mis-identified and we found a few better that include, Ascension 20, 31-32, Cape of Good Hope, 18 better triangles, Lesotho 228-32 WWF set, Natal, a couple better Chalon heads, Nigeria 48, Rhodesia 47, 49, 69, St. Helena, good selection of early Victoria's with surcharges, South Africa C3, Sudan 7-8, Transvaal some better coat of arms, with a few overprints, some spot checking would be prudent to properly evaluate as we could not possibly check everything; usual mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $12,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 97
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British America, Collection, 1859 to 1959. In Scott Specialty album containing many better high value early classic issues, strong representation from early Victoria to early Elizabeth II sets, highlights include: Antigua nearly complete early Victorias, complete Seal of Colony sets mint, 41 mint, nearly complete George V (only missing £1), 67-76, 84-95, Bahamas, diverse selection of Victoria Chalon heads, 27-31, 33-36, 37-42, 49-56, 58-62, 70-83, 85-91, 100-13, 116-29, MR1-4, Barbados, a few early seated Britannia issues, 60-68, 70-80, 81-89, 102-8, 116-26, 140-51, 152-64, Barbuda 1-11 (all shilling values are specimens), Bermuda, several early Victorias, 31-39, 51-53 mint, 123-28 mint, British Guiana several earlier Seal of Colony issues, with a few surcharges, 112-23, 146-47 mint, 152-56, 160-70 mint, 171 mint specimen, 187-89 mint, 210-22 mint, 230-41, British Honduras, good early Victorias, with decent surcharges, 46, 52-57, 58-70, 75-83, 92-104, 115-26, Canadian Provinces, British Columbia and Vancouver Island 5-6, 7, 8-9, 12, New Brunswick 1, Nova Scotia 2-5, 8-13 mint, Prince Edward Islands 7 mint, 10 mint, Cayman Islands 3-7, 8-12, 13-15, surcharges, 21-30, 32-44, 45-47, 50-63, 69-80, 85-96, 100-11, 122-34, Dominica, good Victorias with bisects and surcharges, 25-34, 35-53, 54, 56-63, 65-82, 83-85, Falkland Islands, mostly complete Victorias, 20-21, 22-29, 30-40, 41-48, 65-72, 84-96, 107-20, Grenada, good early Chalon heads, including some surcharges, complete Edward VII sets, 68-78, 79-90, 91-112, 114-23, Jamaica, nearly complete early Victorias (some with revenue cancels), including 14-15 mint, 49 mint, 54 mint, 70 mint, 75-87, 88-100, Leeward Islands 1-8, 9-16, Edward II complete (one lower denomination with specimen overprint), George V mostly complete (one lower value with specimen overprint, set only missing a 6p middle and £1 value), 103-15, Montserrat, mostly complete Victorias, 12-21 mint, 22-31 mint, 40 mint, 43-53 mint, 54-74 mint, 75-84 perforated specimen set, Nevis with decent amount of Medicinal Spring issues, 19 mint, 24 mint, 28 used, St. Christopher nearly complete Victorias, including surcharges, St. Kitts Nevis, 1-21, George V sets appear complete, 52-63, St. Lucia, early Victorias mostly complete with surcharges, 19-23, Victoria key plates complete set except for 6p key value, surcharges, 43-48, George V key plates complete, 95-106, St. Vincent, strong Victorias, 41-54, Edward II sets to 5s, 90-103, 104-16, 118-31, Tobago, mostly complete with a little over half complete, with 10, 29, Trinidad, good early imperf Britannia and perforated issues, 5s Victoria high values of different watermarks, 87-88 mint, 89-90 used, J10-17, Trinidad and Tobago 10 mint, 21-33, 34-42 mint, Turks and Caicos Islands 1-9, 13-23, George V complete to 5/-, 78-89, Turks, a few early Victorias along with decent surcharges, 41 mint, 43 mint, Virgin Islands 1-2, 10, 12, 21-28, 29-37 and George V nearly complete, only missing on of the 5s values, expect usual mixed condition, with occasional faults as you usually see among classic issues, many great key values that are always in demand, along with more modern sets that are always in demand, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $10,500.
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Lot 98
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British America, The Jolly Roger Collection and Pirate's Hoard, 1852-1955. On Vintage reproduction pages in blue International binder, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.) with a few issues parallel mint and used; with varieties, shades and nice postal cancels; a few earlies in slightly mixed condition but overwhelming majority are sound quality; many countries are over 90% complete; all Silver Jubilees and Silver Weddings appear present; a few highlights include: magnificent Antigua, with (used) #2-5, 7-8, 10, 13-16, 18 and (mint o.g.) #19, 21-25, 27-29, 31-38, etc.; Bahamas (mint o.g.) #6, 11, 14, 16, 30-31, 34 and (used) #7, 22-23, 41, with #44-47 both mint and used; Barbados (used) #1,4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13-14, 15-16, 15a, 20-21, 24-25, 27-28, 29-30. 31-32, 35, 37, and (mint o.g.) #46, 127-139, B1, B1a, B1b, B1c, etc., and the Hits just keep on coming (!); Bermuda #5-6 used, #126b mint with many others and complete from 1i926-onwards; British Guiana (used) #24, 30, 33, 33C, 50-52, 58-59, 67-69 and (mint o.g.) #45,64-66, 102, 104-106, O1-O2, O4, O7-O8; British Honduras (mint o.g.) #4, 36, 67-68 and (used) #2, 6-7. 8-10, 18, 29-31, 35, 37, 43-48, 64-66; Cayman Islands (mint o.g. #50-51, 82-96 and (used) #79-80; Dominica (mint o.g.) #4 and (used) #6-8, 15-18, 22, 27, 29; fabulous Falkland Islands, with (used) #1, 5, 5a, 6-8, 15, and a stunning #74 extremely fine used, and (mint o.g.) #4, 8-10, 13, 16-18, etc.; Grenada (used) #1-5, 5B, 5C, 8i-12, etc.; Jamaica (used) #1-3, 5-6, 7-13, 16-23, 33-36, and #44 mint; Leeward Islands (mint o.g.) 1-7, 9-10, 17-19, 26, 28, 59 and (used) 46-51, 53-54, 54a and most others, mainly mint; most Montserrat; Nevis, St. Christopher and St.Kitts-Nevis very well represented; St. Lucia (used) #8, 10, 14, 33a and (mint o.g.) #13, 17, 19, 32, 35a and on-and-on; St. Vincent (used) #1, 3, 9, 13, 25, 35-36, 39, 42-43, 46-48, 48a, 51, 60 with (mint o.g. 45, 49-50, 104-115, 118-127; decent Tobago; Trinidad (used) #6, 62, 64-65, 69-73, 91 and (mint o.g.) #56, 99, J1-J3, J10-J16; Trinidad and Tobago (mint o.g.) #MR1-MR13, J2-J4; Turks Islands (used) #1, 3, 4, 40-41, 45, 49, 57 and (mint o.g.) #46-48, 47a-48a, 50-53; Turks and Caicos (mint o.g.) #17-18, 22, and on; British Virgin Islands (used) #8 and (mint o.g.) #29-35, 42-46, generally Fine to Very Fine, a dazzling display of philatelic treasures.
Scott $35,000 ++ Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $7,500.
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Lot 99
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British America, Used Collection, 1850's-1960's. Mostly British West Indies, neatly laid out on Scott hingeless album pages, with particularly good cancels and multiples (many with SON cancels in center of block), with better early forerunner issues on early Great Britain or Leeward Islands issues, followed by Scott issues, with occasional sections of interesting town cancels or multiples, including better items: Anguilla cancels on Leeward Islands 114 (10/- George VI) block of four, Antigua 95 and a group of early Antigua or Barbuda cancels on Leeward Islands issues, Bahamas 1s Victoria block of four, MR11-13 blocks of four with Nassau SON cancels, British Honduras 28a (2 bisects, each on piece), Cayman Islands 50-63, 64-68, 96, 110-11 (two sets of blocks of each of these high values), Dominica A2, 12 block of eight on piece, Dominica cancel on Leeward Island issue, group of seven early Victoria issues with crowned circles, Falkland Islands and Dependencies, Jamaica some nice early Victoria issues and 200+ 1s pictorials with various town cancels, Leeward Islands, Montserrat, Nevis A2, 20, 22, 31, St. Christopher A3, 17 pair on piece, St. Kitts-Nevis 63, Leeward Islands stamps with St. Kitts cancels including 115 (2), St. Lucia 4, 8, 38, Trinidad a few imperf seated Britannia's, several pages of Trinidad numeral cancels sorted by number, Tobago 8, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks Islands 40, 42, Virgin Islands 1-2, 5a, 16, 17, 18, 20a, 28, it is obvious this collector cared most about interesting cancels, so expect to find some clean or interesting cancels, condition is a little mixed and occasional misidentified stamps as we usually see with these used collections, but overall condition seems better, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 100
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British America, Dealer Stock, mostly from 1850's-1950's. Each stamp on dealer 102 card, with most stamps correctly identified, occasional faults and a few with incorrect Scott value, so you will need to view to properly calculate current Scott value, we spot checked for some better items and removed or lowered the price on a few stamps that were clearly mis-identified and we found a few better that include, Antigua 30, Bahamas, several better early Chalon heads, Barbados, some better seated Britannia's, 125, 139, 150, Bermuda, some better early Victoria's, 49, 105-14, British Guiana early seal of colony issues, 147, British Honduras 32, Dominica 3, 4, Grenada, several better early Chalon heads, including some surcharge issues, J2, Nevis, some early Medicinal Spring issues, St. Lucia, several better early Victoria's, St. Vincent, several better early Victoria's, some spot checking would be prudent to properly evaluate as we could not possibly check everything, usual mixed condition generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $13,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 101
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British Asia, The Road to Mandalay Collection, 1857-1955. On Vintage reproduction pages in blue International binder, an extensive and deep dive into the Orient with many classics and extremely strong 20th century; both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.); earlier issues mainly used; a few issues parallel mint and used; mixed condition as expected on a few earlies, but mainly sound with choice examples, nice postal cancels and varieties; a few highlights are (used unless noted): almost 200 different sound Afghanistan, including some earlies; Bangkok #8 and #19; Burma #1-13 used; very extensive Ceylon with many hundreds of different mainly used, including #55, 56a, 65-71, etc.; major Hong Kong, like #86-104, with especially strong Edwardian and 20th century almost complete; respectable Labuan mainly used; major Nepal, mainly complete, including #11 very fine (with PF Certificate); very strong North Borneo, including eight of the 1887-1890 imperfs mint; Sarawak includes #79-93 mint never hinged; many Straits Settlements, mainly used with nice cancels; many used Tigers run wild in the Federated Malay States; also strong showing of individual Malay States, generally Fine to Very Fine, remains a hot area.
Scott $25,000 ++ Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $2,500.
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Lot 102
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British Asia, Stockbook Group of Select Collections. A substantial and valuable holding, neatly arranged in a 16-page (32-side, 31 filled) Lindner stockbook; mint and used throughout, with a substantial portion mint; includes solid sections of Malayan States, including good Johore, Kedah, Negri Sembilan, Perak and Trengganu; good Sarawak; lovely Seychelles; nice Tonga and Solomon Islands; strong New Guinea and N.W. Pacific Islands; plus a bit of Africa with strong Transvaal and excellent Nyasaland, including King Edward VII through King George VI pound values; a super lot that extends through the King George VI years with the exception of the Seychelles, which continue with Queen Elizabeth II; fresh throughout, Fine to Very Fine with much better, completely imaged on website.
Estimate $2,400 - 2,800.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 103
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British Asia - British Middle East, The Lawrence of Arabia Collection, 1906-1955. On Vintage reproduction pages in folder, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.) with a few issues parallel mint and used; with varieties, shades and nice cancels; runs of sets in later issues; highlights include: Aden almost complete; strong Brunei; Bahrain very extensive, with (used) #12-14, 30-32, 34, 37, and (mint) #33; nice representation of Batum, mainly mint; more than 40 different Hejaz; two dozen different Nejd; nice Iraq with better Officials; strong Kuwait with (mint) #14, 55-56, etc.; three dozen different Mesopotamia; almost complete Muscat; almost complete Palestine mint or used; several hundred Trans-Jordan; over 20 different Yemen, mint or used, generally Fine to Very Fine, very desirable area.
Scott $6,500 Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 104
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British Commonwealth, Mint & Used Dealer Stock, 1847-2010. Thousands of mint & used stamps and booklets, with mint Australia 147-149, Bahamas 149, Natal 16 block of four, Pitcairn Islands 20-30, Qatar 36, South Georgia 21 block of four, 28 block of four (2), plus hundreds of booklets, a rare find indeed, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 105
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British Commonwealth, Lovely Specialized Postage Dues Collection. On #102 cards (identified by Gibbons number and priced in both Pounds and Dollars), neatly arrayed in a Lighthouse stockbook; stock covers the Empire from Great Britain proper to Zanzibar, with several multiples and a few full panes; many £100-£400 items, along with Specimens, perfins, etc., Fine to Very Fine or better, great items for the collector, or ready-made stock for the dealer.
SG £15,000+ ($19,360).
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 106
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British Commonwealth, Magnificent Mint Collection, 1953-1975. Presented in four Yvert & Teller leather albums with slip cases, better includes Newfoundland 183-199, Great Britain 292-308, 309-312, J39-J44, Aden 48-61A, Ascension 62-74, Basutoland 46-56, Bechuanaland Protectorate 154-165, British Antarctic Territory, Falkland Islands 128-142, Hong Kong 185-198, with many more mint sets, careful examination will be well rewarded, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 107
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British Commonwealth, Extensive African and Asian Colonies Compilation. Mint and used—in quantity—in three stockbooks of various sizes; one book dedicated to the Seychelles, with substantial, duplicated mint and used First Issues, duplicated Victoria surcharges and good King Edward VII and King George V issues; other books cover a wide swath of the two continents, with a modest section of Burma and British Offices in China; nice mint Qatar; lots of duplicated, mostly used Hong Kong with strong Queen Victoria issues; good India, mostly used, with imperforates including #2-6, plus some nice mint surprises such as #36-46, etc., as well as Officials, Telegraphs and Revenues; KUT #37, plus several Specimen overprints and lots of later issues; extensive Moroccan Agencies (including a Specimen or two); strong Mauritius from the imperforate Britannias on, plus selections of Natal, Lagos and Nigeria; the occasional condition issue as to be expected, but generally sound; a cancel-hunter's paradise, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, see it all online.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 108
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British Commonwealth, Beautiful Mint & Used Collection, 1860-2010. Extensive British Empire group of collections, with Canada, strong British Pacific including New Zealand, Christmas Islands, Australia, Nauru, Papua, Norfolk, Soloman Islands, Ireland, etc., a few better mint finds Australia Antarctic Territory L8-L18, British Solomon Islands 1-2, 4-7, 28-39, J1-J8, Canada 50-54, 56, 141-145, 178-183, 195-201, 203, 217-227, 241-245, Norfolk 29-41, Swaziland 92-107, a phenomenal lot, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 109
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British Commonwealth, Strong Mint & Used Collection, 1940-1975. Mounted in three Scott albums, on attractive quadrille pages, nearly all are British & French colony issues with strong Cyprus, strong late 1940s to 1960s French Africa, Egypt, India, strong Lebanon, Kuwait & Jordan, a few better includes Burma 102-115, 176-187, Cameroun C38-C40, Chad C2-C6, Cyprus 183-197, 226a, Egypt 343-360, N20-N38, Guinea C24-C26, India 237-242, Ireland 149-150, Jordan 352-367, Kuwait 155-172, fresh & attractive, review please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 110
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British Commonwealth, Expansive Collection, 1850-2010. Thousands of mint & used stamps in three volumes, first volume has Great Britain from 1850-2010, second volume is Commonwealth from A-L including Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, mint Falkland Islands 84-96, India, Newfoundland, New Zealand, and Singapore, should be plenty of gems waiting to be discovered,mixed condition, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 111
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British Commonwealth, Lovely & Extensive King George VI Collection, 1937-1950. Mounted in an Yvert & Teller album, beautifully assembled on lovely hand designed pages, well represented from Great Britain proper on, Aden & States through Virgin Islands, dozens of premium items, a few better include Great Britain 249-251A, Aden 16-27, Cyprus 143-155, Falkland Islands 84-96, 107-120, please review, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 112
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British Europe, The Downtown Abbey Collection, 1840-1955. On Vintage reproduction pages in folder, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.); with varieties, shades, plate numbers, and nice cancels; condition on classics is sometimes mixed, but many sound and choice; largely complete, specialized by Scott numbers; highlights include (used unless noted)): #1 (4), 2, 2b, 3 (5), 3a (2), 3b, 4, 4b, 4 (vertical pair on piece), 4 (stunning and rare horizontal strip-of-six), 5, 6, 7, 8, 8a, 10, 10a, 11, 12, 13 (2), 15, 16, 16a, 17 (2), 19, 20, 20b, 21, 24, 25 (3), 26 (2), 26a, 26 (with inverted watermark), 28, 28a, 28b, 29 (Plate 9), 30 (Plate 13, 14, 15), 32 (2), 32a, 33 (154 examples, most different plates), 34 (2), 34a, 34b, 37, 39, 40, 40a, 42 (3), 42a, 43 (Plate 9-11, 14), 43a (Plate 11), 44, 45 (2), 45a (3, 48, 48a, 49 (6), 50 (2), 50a, 51, 51a, 54 (Plate 4-7), 55 (2), 55a, 57(3), 57a (2), 58 (9), 59, 59a, 59b, 60, 61 (7), 62 (6), 64, 64a, 65, 66 (5), 67 (3), 68 (4), 69 (2), 70, 71, 73 (2), 75, 78, 78 mint o.g., 79 92), 80, 81, 81, 82 (9), 83, 84 (2), 85 (2), 86, 87 (2), 88 (2), 89 (130 examples), 96, 100, 101 (2), 102 (2), 104 (2), 105 92), 107, 108 (2), 109, 110, 138, 138a, 139, 139a, 139b, 140 (2), 142, 173 (3), 173a, 174 (2), 174a, 181, 206a min t never hinged, 222-224, et.; 30 different early used Postage Dues, and #J45-J54; Officials, including 10 different "IR", 12 different "GOV'T PARCELS", 7 different "ARMY", 2 "ADMIRALTRY"; British Offices (mint o.g. unless noted): Middle Eastern Forces #1-55 mint o.g.; Eritrea #27-33, J2, J10, etc.; Somalia #1//31 mint or used; Tripolitania #1//34 mint or used; China #1//22 mint or used, 25 (2) used, 26 used; Morocco Agencies very extensive, about 2/3 mint o.g.; Turkey/Levant #2, 3-5 used; Cyprus over 2/3 complete, with (mint o.g.) #2, 3, 8 (2), 10, 34, 36-37, 42, 46, 58-59, 68-69, 71, 83-84, 114-120, 122-123, etc., and (used) #19a-23a, 24, 26; Gibraltar (used) #1, 4, 14a, 19, 21, 35, 36A, 39-43, 54, 55, 57, 77-84, 86, and (mint o.g.) #23-24, 26, 34, 26, 34, 36-37, 45, 52b, 53, 56b, 72, 96-99, 96a-99a, etc.; Malta (used) #7-13, 15-16, 37, 39-40, 42-45, 58-60, 63, 70, 125, 129, 179, and (mint o.g.) #3, 4, 11a, 20-22, 25-26, 33, 71, 78-81, 83-84, 91, 141, 143, and (mint or used) #99-113, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine, a philatelic treasure from an old-time collector!
Scott approximately $60,000 Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 113
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British Europe, Collection, 1840-1983. In two Scott Specialty albums, with Great Britain and Cyprus going to early 1980's and most other countries dropping off around 1966, with many better items including some particularly good early Great Britain with highly complete surface and line print Victorias and many good early classic issues among the rest of the countries, strong representation from early Victoria to the later George VI and Elizabeth II definitive sets, highlights include Cyprus: 1, 4, 11-12, 17, Victoria, Edward II and George V key plates mostly complete (only missing a few odd values and higher shilling and pound values), 114-23, 125-35, 143-55, 168-82, 183-97, 219-21, 229-31, Gibraltar: 5 mint, 26-27, 38, 88, Great Britain: 1 (2), 2, 5, very strong line and surface print Victoria's, including: 28, 37-42, 57, 60, 65, 69 (2), 73, 78-87, 94-95, 96, 98-107, 108-9, 111-22, 124, 126, 127-38, 139-41, good sea horses to 10/-, good complete mint George V and Elizabeth II definitive sets, U1, some useful officials, good offices, with Turkish Empire 8-12, 15-24, 26-31, 40-45, 46-54, 62-64, Heligoland, Ionian Islands, Ireland, decent 1922 overprints, including a couple sea horse values, Malta 14, 15-16, 17-18, 49-61, 64, 131-47 mint and 208-22 mint, expect usual mixed condition, with occasional faults as you usually see among classic issues, many great key values that are always in demand, along with more modern George VI and Elizabeth II sets that are always in demand, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $2,900.
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Lot 114
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British Pacific, Collection, 1855 to early 2000's. In three Scott Specialty albums, one of which containing New Zealand duplicates, with New Zealand going to early 2000's and most other countries dropping off around 1960's, plus two stock books of Samoa, albums containing many better high value early classic issues, strong representation from early Victoria to the 1960's definitive sets, highlights include Aitutaki: 6, Australian States, New South Wales: B1, Queensland: good variety of early Victoria Chalon heads including mostly complete Chalon shilling to pound values, several useful South Australia and Tasmania Chalon heads, Victoria: several early imperf seated Victoria's and a few early Western Australia swans, Australia: 54, 56 specimen, 127, 128 specimen, OB55, Brunei 38, Cook Islands, a couple early earlier Federation issues, Fiji 45 mint, Edward II and George V key plates up to 5/- or 2/6, with 68, 77, Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1-7, Nauru 1-11, New Guinea C46-55, New Zealand with 16 imperf and 30 perforated Chalon heads, including a couple Auckland blue papers, 4-5, 10 blue green shilling value, various shades of 6p brown, strong mostly complete perforated issues of various perforations and watermarks, 51-56, 59-60, 61-67, 1898-1902 issues are mostly complete, 122-25 mint, complete George V, 182-83, 1935-36 sets, 1960 and 1967 definitive sets, good section of postal fiscals, with several better higher values, nearly complete semi-postals including laughing boy set, C1-8 mint, J1-9, J11, good life insurance, British New Hebrides 6, J1-4, J1-5, Norfolk Island 1-24, Papua New Guinea, Penrhyn Island 10-12, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, some early Express issues of various types, Samoa stock books contain several German Samoa lost colonies labels, many early Express stamps (many of which are reprints and marked as such), good Palms issues, some German colonies issues, Solomon Islands George V sets to 5/- and 67-79, expect usual mixed condition, with occasional faults as you usually see among classic issues, many great key values that are always in demand, along with more modern sets that are always in demand, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 115
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British Pacific, Dealer Stock, mostly from 1850's-1950's. Each stamp on dealer 102 card, with most stamps correctly identified, occasional faults and a few with incorrect Scott value, so you will need to view to properly calculate current Scott value, we spot checked for some better items and removed or lowered the price on a few stamps that were clearly mis-identified and we found a few better that include, used: Australia a few better Kangaroos and George V, including 127, J36 (3), Cook Islands 103, Fiji 68, 106, New Zealand group of seven better Chalon heads, 77, 82, 183, Smiling Boy high value, New Guinea C25, a few better New South Wales, Niue 30-32, 51, a few better early South Australia with eight better early imperf and perf Victoria issues, Queensland five early Chalon shilling values, and mint: Australia 149 and L8-18, West Australia 84 with O.S. perfin official, some spot checking would be prudent to properly evaluate as we could not possibly check everything; usual mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $15,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 116
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British West Indies, Tantalizing Mostly Mint Collection. Queen Victoria to King George VI, filling all but the last side of an eight-page (16-side) Lindner stockbook; excellent array of issues, with stronger Queen Victoria than normally found in lots like this; comprises Leeward Islands from the First Issue on, with better Victorias; strong Montserrat, including a nice #1 used; Falklands with a nice range of Victorias; Jamaica with highly complete Victorias, often mint and used, plus War Tax issues and early Pictorials; and Dominica, with a very nice selection of better Queens, such as #1 mint and a shilling's worth of #4 (a block of 24, never hinged), plus later like mint #34, 54, etc.; lovely quality throughout, Very Fine overall, fully imaged online.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 117
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British West Indies, Small Accumulation of Auction Lots, 1853-1930's. 47 auction lot pages or glassines, with mint: Bahamas 11-14, 58-62, 62, 65-69, 70-83, 82, 85-89 (2 sets), Bermuda 40-54, 51, 55-69, 71-79, 97, British Guiana 112-22, 146-47, 171, Cayman Islands 13-15, 21-27, 21-28 (3 sets), Dominica 1, 3, 9, 11, 24, 54, 56-63, 62-63, 65-84, used: Bahamas 32, Bermuda 1-6, 3-4, 4, 6, 7, 50, 96a, Dominica 1-3, 10, 10-11, R1a strip of three on piece, a few possible faults, but most stamps appear to be in better condition as the sellers obviously thought enough to run the stamps as single lots, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $950.
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