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Lot 118
Austria, Extensive Mint and Used Collection, 1850-1990. In two albums (one Scott, one Minkus) plus additional pages, stockbooks, etc.; many issues complete mint (numerous never hinged), including 1850 1k printed on both sides used, 1858-59 15k blue type II with "white dot" variety unused, 1860-61 3k to 15k (2) unused (the 3k, o.g., 1977 APEX certificate), 1863 3k unused (o.g., but faults, 1975 APEX certificate), 1867 coarse print 10k mint, 1883 2k to 50k unused, o.g. (the 50k with 1977 Apex certificate, corner crease), 1899 1h to 4k mint, 1908-16 60th Year of Reign of Franz Josef mint, 1910 80th Birthday Jubilee mint, 1918 80h orange brown with "Deutschösterreich" overprint inverted mint, 1932 small format 10g to 64g mint, 1945 "Österreich" overprints on 5m mint (both, 1977 PF and 1979 APEX certificates respectively); Semi-Postals with 1931 Unemployed Youths never hinged, 1932 Charitable Institutions mint (the 24g and 50g never hinged), 1933 International Ski Federation (2 sets, one 24g and one 50g never hinged), 1933 WIPA 50g on both white and granite papers mint; Airmails complete mint with 1935 5g to 10s never hinged, and 1950-53 60g to 20s; Postage Dues with 1911 5k and 10k mint; Military Stamps, Newspaper Stamps, Occupation issues, and Offices; fresh throughout, Fine to Very Fine, a high-quality collection meticulously formed by a discerning collector, ex- Shartsis.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 119
Austria & Hungary, The Blue Danube Bliss Collection, 1850-1955. Conjuring up the old Hapsburg dynastic holdings, on Vintage reproduction pages in blue International binder, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.) with a fair number of issues parallel mint and used; pages are pretty full, probably 75% used; with some perforation varieties, shades and nice postal cancels; highlights including: extremely strong Austria, such as (used) #1, 1d, 3, 3e, 3f, 4b, 5e, 7a, 8, 10-11, 12, 14, 17-21, 22-26, 27-33, 34-39, 34a-38a, 41-85, 128-141, 144, C12-31, and on-and-on, with mint such as C564-C60 and B138-B141 mint never hinged, and others; Austria Offices in Turkey is almost complete (!); Lombardy-Venetia has many goodies, such as (used) #4-6, 4a, 5b, 6a, 6d, 10-12, 13, 17, 19, 21 and such; Czechoslovakia at least 95% complete; Bohemia and Moravia complete; Slovakia and Eastern Silesia both mainly complete; Hungary begins with (used) #1, 3a, 4, 5, 7, 9, 9a, 10, 11, 13, 13a, 14, 14a, 15, 15a, 16, 17 and onwards, with even gems like #C80 imperforate souvenir sheet mint o.g., and others, generally Fine to Very Fine, an old-time philatelist's collection from an area that's extremely under-valued.
Scott $18,000 ++ Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,500.
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