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Spain & Colonies




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Lot 315
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Spain, Specialist's Dream, 1852-1900. On blank pages in four albums or binders; dozens and dozens of covers with early issues such as #19, 50, 62, 68, 82, 181 and others; followed by a major specialized collection of multiples of 19th-century issues, including many pairs, strips, blocks and a couple larger multiples; almost all used, and almost all with scarcer postal cancellations (only a couple manuscript or bar cancels); some varieties; includes an almost complete pane (96 of 100) of #56 o.g., plus a dramatic shift and double impression on a block of six #244 o. g., Very Fine overall, imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 16.6 lbs.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 316
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Spain & Colonies, The Matador's Out of Luck Collection, 1850-1991. 'cause there's no bull here, just a truly impressive mostly mint (with much never hinged) collection in two Scott Specialty albums; volume one is Spain proper, starting with three used examples of #1 with a nice selection of Isabellas; unused items begin as early as 1862, with the majority of stamps post-1929 mint and effectively complete; note #92 pair (no gum) with 1981 APS certificate, Columbus and Goya sets complete, souvenir sheets including 1958 Philatelic Expo and Velasquez, etc.; near-full First Issue Francos (mixed mint and used); Semis and Airs, plus "regular" Back-of-the-Book through Postal Tax issues, plus a neat array of Carlist and Revolutionary issues, Exposition stamps, pro-Franco/Beneficence stamps, Locals, some Revenues and Giros, plus Offices including Tangier Telegraphs (several used!); volume two is a highly complete holding of Colonies: Andorra, Cape Juby; Elobey, Annabon & Corisco; Fernando Po, Ifni, Rio de Oro, Rio Muni, Spanish Guinea (including 1926 Red Cross overprints), Spanish West Africa and Spanish (Western) Sahara; pages for Spain and Andorra continue to 2000; a fresh and clean collection, Fine to Very Fine with much better. Shipping charges apply - weight 15.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,500.
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