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Lot 205
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Austria, Awesome Cover Compilation, 1861-1970s. Collector-built over a lifetime with, by our estimate, well over 2500 items in total, roughly one-third of which are early Franz Josef postal stationery items, both mint and used; the collection generally falls either side of WWII (only a handful of Reich-era material is included), but everything you could want is here: definitives (including examples from better issues), commemoratives, Semi-Postals, Airs, Express, etc., along with perfins, Feldpost, mixed frankings, and more; very small part philatelic in nature, the overwhelming majority real-world mail, including a nice array of stampless and early Franz Josef adhesives (including Anniversary issues); perhaps most impressive is the geographical breadth of the collection, for while Vienna is the origin on many, we also find Krakow and Prague, Brno Mesto and Trieste; Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Bihac and Mostar; Gracenica and Olmutz plus—before they took on darker tones, Theresienstadt and Oswiecem Railway Station cancels; a small selection of Bosnia & Herzegovina postal stationery is an unexpected bonus, Fine to Very Fine with better, Tyrol your friends about this one. Shipping charges apply - weight 17.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 206
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Austria, Bulging Binder of Better, 1850-1992. Material fully identified and presented on black cards, housed in a large three-ring binder on stockpages; includes a few early Austria issues, with the bulk of the material from about 1919 onwards, with Airs (e.g., #C1-C3 and C1a-C3a mint), Dues, Newspapers, Lombardy-Venezia, an Occupation or Office or two, etc.; Bosnia centers on WWI-era issues, some used, some in blocks, etc.; light duplication throughout, with a number of sets present parallel mint and used, Fine to Very Fine with much better, well worth a look; see it all online. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.4 lbs.
Scott $9,500+ Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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