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Spain and Colonies




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Lot 455
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Spain, Valuable and Eclectic Single Volume, 1855-1950. Imagine an exceptional and equally fascinating collection of thousands, all clean and well presented, where the standard issue stamps, while strong in their own right, are clearly "second fiddle"! the issue stamps include lots of highlights along with ID'ed forgeries, perforation types, cancels, etc; the allure of this fine collection lies in the unusual, such as the lovely section of postal tax issues, Barcelona issues with souvenir sheets, nice Cavlist issues, Canary Islands, Revolutionary issues, outstanding locals, C.U.P.P. overprints, military franking stamps, telegraphs, war tax issues, colonial common designs, Zaragoza issues, Officials, plus lovely Spain and Spanish Morrocco revenues, which are offered in abundance; great lot to take your collection to the next level! generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $4,750.
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Lot 456

Spain, Award-winning Exhibition Collection of Pre-stamp or Unfranked Folded Letters and Entires, 1699-1850. More than 250 covers in all; comprising over 120 covers mounted, with early postmarks and various handstamp types with town and instructional markings in different colors, commencing with a 1699 folded letter from Cadiz to France, then focusing on the period from 1750-1850 when significant advances and improvements were made in the postal service following the creation of the Spanish government postal authority in 1706, including five 1757-73 folded letters to France with two showing "Andalusia la Alta" straightline handstamps, plus other destinations such as two 1791-92 folded address leaves from Cadiz to Buenos Ayres with one endorsed "Correio maritimo", various commencing from 1814 to London showing a good range of French entry handstamps, different types of handstruck rate markings, and concluding with the stamp-issuing period marked by 1850 6cu (2) on separate January and November 1850 domestic folded letters, one cancelled by "Denia/Valencia" baeza; also more than 130 folded letters or entires not mounted, including 1779-1801 folded letters or address leaves (7) to Belgium (the 1801 letter disinfected), mostly clear strikes, overall Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 457
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Spain, Massive and Superb Spanish Civil War Collection, 1936-1939. Splendid and beautifully assembled, extensive and well annotated collection of thousands; tremendous variety of issues from each side of a momentous conflict; includes extensive Nationalist issues alphabetically arranged by town from Alayor to Zaragoza; excellent Separatist issues, Communist issues, bogus and private issues; souvenir sheets, Red Cross, refugees, anti-facist and children aid issues; lovely and compelling study well worth a look; be sure to view further on the web, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 458
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Spain, Classic Collection of First Issues on a Scott Specialty page, 1850-53 (Scott 1-3, 6-7, 9, 12-13, 15-16, 19-22). From serious old-time condition-conscious used collector, sound and fault-free, carefully selected choice items, with spider or grid in oval cancels; #15 signed; #22 (Edifil #20) with a 1984 COMEX certificate; #8 and #18 are not counted in the totals because they are not certified, Very Fine appearance, some difficult to find stamps.
Scott $4,028 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 459
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Spain, Classic Isabella II Issues on Two Scott Specialty pages, 1862-67 (Scott #55//172). From serious old-time condition-conscious used collector, sound and fault-free, carefully selected choice items, including: #55-60 (#55 with a thin and not counted in the total), 61-66, 67, 69-73 (#73 with thin and not counted in total), 74-75, 76 (with thin and not counted in the total), 78, 79 (with thin and not counted in totals), 81-82, 84, 86-87, 88-92, 95-97, 98-101, 164, 166-168, 169 (bar cancel), 171 (bar cancel), 172; #64, 65 signed; #70 with 2006 Bergua certificate, #72 signed; with a half-dozen full or partial double-circle date stamps, Very Fine appearing.
Scott $3,068 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 460
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Spain, Portugal & Colonies, High End Inventory, 1862-2000. A plethora of only better 19th & 20th Century mounted on several dozen black sales cards. Clean and only high quality better sets & singles begins with Portugal used Scott #12-16, 17, 19-24, 35, 39, 41-42, 44-45, 47, 49, 62-63, 88, 90, 92-93, 94-96, C1-C10. Mint Portugal 642-649, 650-657, 675-682, 683-688, 717-720 NH, 721-726, 784-791 (2) NH, 1602-1605 (5) NH. Angola 330a (9) NH, 315-318 (3) sets. Spain mint includes: 260, 386-402, E7, 877a-878a (5) NH, 983a-986a (3) NH, B14-B18, CB1-CB4, B109-B122, CB8-17, C12-C17, C55a, C119, C131 block NH, C138 (2) NH. Spanish Guinea mint: C1 (4) NY, C13 (8) NH, C14 (8) NH. Spanish Morocco mint: 280-291, E11. Spanish Sahar mint: C17 (2) NH, C18 (12) NH. Perfect for online sales with only nice quality material from an old time stock. A possible fault or two but all looks F-VF or better. Teh Spain has a Scott value of $3,030 and the Portugal $5,009 for a total Scot $8,039. Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 461
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Spain & Colonies, Wide-Ranging and Impressive Dealers Stock. Comprising over 1300 #102 cards packed with Spain proper, including Back-of-the-Book, all identified by Scott number; four stockpages with a mix of Spain and Colonies issues, plus a counterbook filled with better Spain singles and sets running #45//1662 with Semis, Airs, and even several Carlist issues; bright throughout from our perusal, with condition generally sound, and many if not most classics with four full margins; usefully duplicated, Fine to Very Fine or better, solid stock. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.6 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 462
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Spanish Colonies: Philippines, Fascinating Old-Time Specialist's Selection. Excellent lot in three binders, including a one-volume collection of hundreds of Revenue issues from the early Spanish Dominion through the US Administration; a second volume dedicated to the Tagle and "O.B." overprint Officials (well-annotated on special homemade pages, which also includes extensive reference articles on the subject); while the third volume features Scott-unlisted material, scarce Japanese Occupation postcards, etc., Fine to Very Fine with much better, specialist's delight. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $2,500.
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