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Lot 174
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Balkan States, The Powder Keg of Europe Collection, 1862-1955. 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 some perforation varieties, shades and nice postal cancels; highlights include (mint o.g. unless noted): Albania #54-61 used, 62-68 used, 120-122 mint never hinged, B1-B4, B5-B8, C1-C7, C8-C14; Bosnia & Herzegovina almost complete; Bulgaria #1 used, 2, 4, 6-11 used and after mainly complete; Croatia #1-8, B11-B12, also some nice imperforates and souvenir sheets; Eastern Rumelia #21-23 used; strong Lubiana occupation; Yugoslavia 1L1-1L40 mint or used, 2LJ2-2LJ9 and almost complete, generally Fine to Very Fine, bulging with hundreds of different stamps. including some scarcer items.
Scott $17,500 ++ Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 175
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Europe, Collection, 1850's-1960's. In eight albums and stockbooks from both Eastern and Western Europe with a couple better sections, but the two best are two countries in two of the Scott Specialty albums: Greece and Liechtenstein, collection has better items that include: Belgium, better Schaubek album of Bulgaria, Germany, some early Imperial Eagles, C36 mint, Hungary stockbook of sets from 1950's-1970's, Liechtenstein stockbook, with 1-3 mint, B7-10 mint, Lithuania stockbook with duplication of many early issues, with larger quantities of several definitive issues, Romania stockbook / album, Scott Specialty album of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czechoslovakia and Greece, with strong sections of early Greece Hermes Heads, great section of smaller head Hermes sets, 117-28, 137, 159-64, 165-78, 184-97, many 1923 surcharges, 378-80, 535-38, C5-7, C8-14, decent postal tax section, another Scott Specialty album, containing Hungary with a higher level of completion, with good amount of early Josef I issues and decent amount of occupation issues, Liechtenstein 1-3, 55-69 (only missing low value), 82-89 mint, 90-93, 94-107 mint, 111-13 mint, 114 mint and 130 mint, some mixed condition, with occasional faults among earlier used issues, many better sets, especially among the two Scott Specialty albums, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,300.
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Lot 176
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Europe, Dealer Stock, mostly from 1852-1950'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: Austria 18, C54-60, C57 (2), C58 (3), C59 (3), Belgium 1, 9 (2), 12, 22, 25, 74, Bulgaria 2 (2), Greece, several better imperf Hermes heads, Hungary 3-5, Liechtenstein 1-3, 108, Luxembourg 6, 11, 27, 42, B65L, B124, B125, Netherlands 3 (2), 6, 104, Switzerland 12, several better imperf Helvetia's with various silk threads, C3-12, C13a-15a and mint: Albania B28-33, C26, Austria B260-63, Greece C71-73, Liechtenstein 110, Luxembourg 318-19, Netherlands 46, 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 $32,500+ (Owner's) Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 177
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Europe, Collection, 1850's-1980's. In nine Scott specialty albums, with plenty of Scott value among classic era and high level of completion of modern sets from 1940's to 1980's, including: Albania, C1-7, C8-14, C15-21, Austria, some better late 1940's and 50's semi postals, including B260-63, B269-71, B273-76, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria strong completion, with C1-4, Central Lithuania, Crete, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Eastern Silesia, Eastern Rumelia, Estonia, Greece, strong modern issues from 1940's to early 80's, Hungary in one specialty album with plenty of higher Scott value occupation issues (in another album), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland with decent amount of WWII German occupation issues, Romania, good semi postals with B1-12, B13-30, C7-12, Serbia, Switzerland useful seated Helvetia and William Tell issues, 182 mint, 1959 Europa overprint set, B2-3 mint, B7-79 mint, Turkey, good selection of Star and Crescent overprints, decent. Emp. Ottoman issues, 95-98, diverse selection of overprints, decent modern mint issues from late 1950's to late 1980's, Western Ukraine, Yugoslavia, highly complete from 1940's to 1970's, Trieste, expect occasional faults among early classics, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 178
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Europe (Eastern), Mint & Used Collection, 1870-2010. Extensive, lightly duplicated mint or used collections of 1,000's in (16) album, very strong in Russia, Hungary, Romania, Poland etc., better mint with Czechoslovakia 434b, Romania 158-165, 396-399, B1-B4, B5-B8, B9-B12, with long runs of complete sets, a great bargain, review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 179
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Europe (Western), Mint & Used Collection, 1860-2000. Housed in (20) volumes, strong Italy, Belgium, Austria, Spain Monaco, Switzerland, France, etc., from all eras, better mint includes Austria B50-B56, B245-B251, Italy C100-C105, Castelloriza 65-74, Eritrea 129-133, a useful & valuable collection, a few condition issues, careful inspection will be rewarded, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 180
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Europe (Western), Small Accumulation of Auction Lots, 1849-1950. 45 auction lot pages or glassines and dealer counter cards, with mint: Belgium B179, B315-16, France 131, 700-5, Luxembourg 11, B65A-Q, Netherlands 40-50 (47 is used), 69, Russia 87 imperforate and shifted vignette, Spain X3, Switzerland B131, C3-12, and used: Belgium 5a, 12, 18-22, B106, B179, France 1, 1b, 2, 9, 125a, 329, Luxembourg 2b, Netherlands 7-12, 51-54, 54, 86, 104-5, Spain 34, 776-79, C127-30, Switzerland 31, 77 and B2-3, 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 $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,200.
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