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Lot 197
Turkey, Highly Specialized Collection, 1863-2007. Housed in fourteen albums or stockbooks, which seem to have been in the process of transition from homemade stock books into Palo hingeless albums, but still need a little work to fully transition, many better items from the difficult early sets through to the modern issues, with many specialized items you just cannot find in most collections, including 1863-64 first issue Scott 1-7, thick paper 20pa., 1pi., 1865-76 Duloz issue with 1865 color trials (six of the different colors of each value) 13, 19, proofs, blocks, varieties, reprints, 73, 1891 printed matter 10pa - 5pi, 1892 2pi Tête-bêche pair and block of four (98a), 99a (50pi at upper right var.), P34a (50pi at upper right var.), 1901 Foreign and Domestic issues along with Newspaper overprints, 1905 issues with Newspaper overprints, 1908 internal postage and printed matter sets, varieties, 1909 set and printed matter set, 1911 Sultans Visit to Macedonia postage and newspaper sets for each of the four cities issued, 1913 G.P.O. Constantinople set, 254-270, 286a (inverted surcharge), 1915 Star and crescent issue with many varieties 1917 Bulls head overprinted with many varieties, 1922 Turkey in Asia War sets with and without overprints, 1923 Republic set in various printings with varieties, 625-632, 634-647, 648-658, 659-672, 676-681, 682-704, 705-726, 737-757 in various printings, 765-773, 1059-1074 proof set, B54-B68, a fantastic and largely complete range of later issues with miniature sheets, Postage Dues, Officials, Red Crescent with 1912 and 1915 se-tenant strips of five, Obligatory Tax, Aviation Fund with RAC1-4, RAC5-14, RAC 23, Alexandretta, Hatay, etc., overall condition mostly Fine to Very Fine, needs close inspection.
Estimate $12,000 - 18,000.
Realized $7,000.
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