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Lot 350
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Worldwide, Old Time Collection, 1840-1924. That appears to be virginal and this might be the first time this collection has been touched in many decades. Collection is housed in old time bound Stanley Gibbons, starting with great British Commonwealth section and moving into great classical worldwide and finally United States, containing better items and areas that include: Antigua some better Chalon heads, Canada 14, 17 (2), 18, 22, 24, 26, 28-30, small Queens to 10c, 46-47, 58-59, 73, 99-100, 103, Great Britain 1, 5, shilling values including Victoria to 10/-, £1 Violet Victoria (faulty) and Edward to 10/-, offices, Hong Kong with 7 better Victoria Surcharge overprints, some good early New South Wales Victorias, New Zealand - 12 early Chalon heads and some decent Victorias, good Queensland Chalon heads, good South Australia early Victorias and good early Victoria official overprints, Tasmania - 11 early Chalon heads, Germany better early Baden, Bavaria and Thurn and Taxis, 3 good early Tuscany, Italy 58-63, Japan 7 early small Dragons, good Imperial Crest selection, early cancels, strong early Persia, good Siam, Norway 3-5, 8-9, 11-15, good numerals and coat of arms, Switzerland good representation of perforated seated Helvetia issues, early Turkey, United States: 92, 149, 151, 153, 230-38, 294-99, 24 Interesting Newspaper Facsimiles and Confederate States 1. Usual mixed condition as one would expect to see with stamps of this age, many of the stamps have been in the album for so long that they are stuck to the page. In all, this is an impressive old time collection with a tremendous Scott value, Very Good to Fine appearance. Shipping charges apply - weight 8 lbs.
Scott approximately $100,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 351
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Worldwide, Valuable Old-Time Collection, 1840s-1940. In three different albums, each with a slightly different strength, but combined a remarkable holding; while US is present (mainly Bank Notes/early Bureaus on), the real power is in the foreign, with strong British Commonwealth, solid Europe, surprising China, lovely Latin America and good Egypt, Japan, Turkey, etc.; note China Large Dragons used, 1¢ and Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenues no gum (1¢ corner crease), two Coiling Dragons with straightline "Republic." private overprints, Junks of different printings to $5, etc.; Japan with a couple lovely bota cancels; Turkey with early mint/unused; several Cape of Good Hope Triangles, solid Canadian Provinces, with Canada itself offering used $4 and $5 Jubilees and pristine mint Bluenose and Parliament, nice Scandinavia and decent Russia…the list goes on and on; some faults or condition issues as to be expected, but a great opportunity to restock or—with a new album and time to pull and combine—a great basis for a worldwide collection, with enough duplicates to trade or sell, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, a truly lovely collection; we've imaged one volume in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 25 lbs.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $6,750.
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Lot 352
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Worldwide, The Retirement Fund Collection, 1870-1950. Stockpages of only better issues; includes Switzerland Semi-Postals and Airs, such as mint or never hinged #226, C1-C2, C27-C34 and used #B206, C1-C2 (3), C16-C18, C19-C25; mint and used #242, B105, B131, B143, C3-C12, C13-C15; plus four different choice used imperforate Seated Helvetias and many League of Nations Officials, including #2O65-2O67; some nice early used Japan plus many National Parks and items such as #C9-C13 used and mint #279 (2) and 588a; also some Japanese Occupation of Brunei, Kedah and North Borneo; plus some key Belgium Semi-Postals, including used #B114-B122, B144-B150 and mint #B106, B123-B124, B125-B131, B132-B143, etc., Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, imaged in its entirety on our website. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.4 lbs.
Michel approximately €25,000 ($28,020).
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 353
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Worldwide, Safety Deposit Box, Representative Collection of Proofs and Specimens. With many countries represented, including Liberia 1952 Ashburn Seal of Liberia and Maps regular and Airmail issues, comprising seven imperforate proofs with vignettes blank on gummed paper, a die proof of 3¢ Harper purple and green sunk on thick wove surfaced paper (106 x 136 mm), and issued set of eight with additional 1¢ (4) in different colors overprinted "Specimen", never hinged; Surinam 1945 1½c and 3c die proofs in issued colors on thin wove paper (88 x 75 mm) mounted on sunken cards and die proof for 5c blue on card (83 x 75 mm); various France and Colonies épreuves de luxe; Australia 1924 £1 gray overprinted "Specimen" mint; British Guiana 1938 KGVI 1¢ to $1 perforated "Specimen" mint; British Honduras 1891 25¢ to $2 overprinted "Specimen" mint; Straits Settlements Postage Dues 1924-26 1¢, 2¢ and 8¢ to 12¢ overprinted "Specimen" mint; Malta 1922 £1 overprinted "Specimen" mint; Northern Rhodesia 1937 Coronation 1½d to 3d perforated "Specimen" mint; and nine items of postal stationery of various countries overprinted "Specimen" or "Muestra", Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 354
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Worldwide, Philatelic Oddments, 1935-1945. Housed in a Scott International Part 3 album, better includes mint Bulgaria 237-243, Canada 157-158, 174-176, 203, Denmark C6-C10, Gabon J23-J33, Iceland 157, Latvia B56-B65, Libya B48-B54, Liechtenstein C7-C8, Mongolia 62-74, New Zealand B3-B4, C1, C3, Spain 357, C12-C17, Upper Volta 43-65, lots of pickings available, please evaluate, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6 lbs.
Scott $9,500 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 355
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Worldwide, Old-Time Family Affair Collection, 1840s-1948. Housed in a remarkably sound 1939 Scott Junior album (love the opening maps); started by the consignor's family members in the 1940s and '50s, and built on over the years, and you get a sense of it through the areas and periods covered; Europe's major powers are well represented (including surprisingly nice German States and General Issue French Colonies), Persia, strong Latin America (Mexico with Porte de Mar stamps, several countries including cut squares) and Scandinavia (including a four-margined Denmark #2 used), good Egypt, plus decent selections of China, Japan and Turkey; strongest in First/Second Issues through about 1920, with the US (not surprisingly) continued to 1948; generally clean and sound, though expect the occasional condition issue; no great rarities spotted in our review, but a solid and handsome holding on which to build, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 356
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Worldwide, Balance Collection, 19th Century to 1980's. 30 albums and stock books plus several cigar boxes and small boxes (and some of the albums) of unsorted worldwide new issues new issues from the 1970's and early 1980's, mostly Africa (without European colonies), Middle East, three volumes of Asia including some China, Japan and Korea and five volumes of Latin and South America. Early condition is rough with many stamps chosen to only fill in spaces, that being said, there are also many high Scott value items that quickly add up to very high Scott value that should bring decent resale value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance. Shipping charges apply - weight 111.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 357
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Worldwide, Collection of Better, 1849-1960. Arrayed on over 30 stockpages, with Switzerland Officials and Semi-Postals (from #B96-B99) in mint blocks of four, and Airmails from #C19-C25; UN #38 (3); Japan post-war Semi-Postals; mainly used classic to early modern Portugal; used Great Britain with Victoria 5sh, Edward 10sh and two Seahorses; Belgium with mint #B1-B8, B17-24, mint and used #B28-B30, used B31-B33, mint 5Fr Helmet (#136); scarce Japanese Occupation of Malayan States mint; France classics (used #1, 7, 9, 10, 13, 20, 21, 38-41) and later mint including Airmail; many better German States used, beginning with Baden #1-4, and continuing with Bremen, Bergedorf, Brunswick, Hanover, Hamburg, etc., Fine to Very Fine with much better, imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.6 lbs.
Michel €28,000+ ($31,390).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 358
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Worldwide, High-end Tail-end of a Substantial Consignment. Not your usual caboose lot, but multiple sets of album pages with better Classics throughout; a true world-wide amalgamation, with coverage varying, but with particularly strong Australian States, German States, Cape of Good Hope Triangles, Latin America (including some beautiful Honduran cut squares, Brazilian black Numerals, etc.), wonderful Ceylon with Cameo Heads, Azad Hind mint perforated and imperforate, Polish Government in Exile Forces in Italy mint, nice early Belgium and Italy, Romania Bull's Heads, pretty Japan including a colorful Tourist Sheet, multiple sets of Turkey offering some interesting cancels, and on and on it goes; expect some mixed condition, but an immense wealth of material; hours of fun and enjoyment to be had, Fine to Very Fine, a must-see. Shipping charges apply - weight 17 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 359
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Worldwide, Philatelic Aggregation 1875-2010. Thousands of stamps plus postal history in eight stockbooks, two albums and assorted boxes and pages; better has Penny Black on August 1840 cover, 54¢ of Prexies added to cover, U.S. pair of #C18 on cover to Paraguay, eight Teddy Bear picture postcards; mint Canada #51-52, 54, 56, 58, 97-193, 225-226 (block of four), E1, E2, E3 (3); Finland #52 (5); box of worldwide souvenir sheets & booklets; Paraguay #C54-C55; large 1988 Olympic Games Tribute album, World Banknote Collection, and so much more; a tremendous lot for the internet or bourse dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 68.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 360
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Worldwide, High-Flying Airmail Collection, 1920s-40s. Mint and never hinged collection, mostly in blocks of four, of various countries' Airs on album pages in folder; the blocks consist generally of two hinged, two never hinged stamps; a few items with some rust, but also various better material present like Greece #C38-C47 o.g., Netherlands Antilles #CB1-CB8 in blocks of four, many French Colonies issues, etc., generally Very Fine, imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Realized $1,100.
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