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Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World
Including Langs Stock and Private Holdings

Area Collections

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Lot 477
Europe, Spectacular Classics Collection, 1850-1930s. Presented on old Yvert album pages; when we say this is "old-time," we mean it, frrom German States to Czechoslovakia (remember your spelling rules: the album's French), a nearly continent-wide review of the first 80 years or so of philately; no France or Great Britain, but what is here is simply stunning, with fullest coverage among the early issues, some duplicated presenting shades, types, etc.; interesting and eye-catching material throughout, including mint unless noted Germany 26, B104, 1930 flown zeppelin front, German States, Colonies, Belgium 82-91, 222-224, Belgian Congo 1-5, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.2 lbs.
Scott $48,000 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 478
Europe, Multiple-Country Holdings and Stocks. A continental sheaf of pages, plus binders and stockbooks, filled with goodies mainly from Portugal to Greece; duplication throughout, with extensive Greece including Hermes Heads; Italy including many sets of the always-popular 1920s to 1940s issues (some partial), plus handfuls of covers and Back-of-the-Book material; solid Switzerland with Helvetias, Semi-Postals and numerous covers; plus nice Portugal and Liechtenstein, along with snippets from near and far, with Iceland, Spain, Britain (including several wing-margined Queen Victorias), Europa issues and more—even some 1960s South Korea and some PRC, generally Fine to Very Fine, enough material to please even the busiest dealer. Shipping charges apply - weight 59.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 479
Europe: Italy, San Marino, French Colonies, Spain & Vatican, Post WWII, Mint Better Inventory, 1940's-1990's. All housed in 5 well packed Elbe stockbooks. Several thousand sets and singles, 98% is mint MH with very few hinged or used. From an old time dealers stock who bought these as new issues. Loaded with medium priced material. italy starts with Scott 566 ten blocks of 4 and 3 singles all NH with Scott value of $1,182. Followed by an array of clean stock. Airmails noted include C62-C65 (4 LH sets), C66-C72 (2 LH sets), CE1-CE2 (7) NH & o.g., CE5-CE7 NH, CE8-CE9 (4 sets o.g.), E22 (2 NH, E29 (9 NH). Trieste includes $68 (2) NH blocks, 69 NH block, plus quantities of 1 to about 20 of many bettersingles & sets. A stockbook of San Marino includes a showing of the first issue plus a stock of newer issues. A stockbook of Spain with issues in nice quantities from the 1960's to the 1980's. vatican is also loaded with the more modern sets which are in short supply. Last but certainly not least is a stockbook including French Andorra, Comores, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Somali Coast, Wallis & Futuna, mainly mint NH stock of midrange sets & singles with solid value. This lot will break into very decent country sections or add to your existing inventory with quality material. Looks all F-Vf or better. Well worth viewing. Shipping charges apply - weight 32.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 480
Europe, Wide Ranging and Very Worthwhile Accumulation, 1850's-2003. With majority of collection in Scott or Davo albums, includes a highly representative 1946-2003 Russia collection on lovely computer generated pages in 8 binders, strong in 1955-1991 issues, plus a second Minkus Russian collection, 1955-89 with thousands of stamps. We also not a Scott Luxembourg collection in single album, strong in post 1890 and very nicely filled mint sets from 1940's-1990's, a three volume Davo or Minkus Belgium and Colonies collection with good Ruanda and Burundi, a beautiful 1937 British Coronation collection in singles and blocks of four, which appears to be complete, a nice Ireland collection on Scott pages, a single volume Channel islands collection a solid single volume Italy collection with substantial catalog value, plus two red boxes of #102 cards, strong in Russia, Touva and others, super meaty holding, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance. Shipping charges apply - weight 71.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 481
Europe, Lovely Group of Country Collections, 1849-1995. An attractive assemblage of various country collections, each mint and used, neatly assembled, comprised of a 2 volume Lighthouse Czechoslovakia collection (1945-65 mint NH), a Scott Specialty album, split between France (1849-76) and Lebaban (1924-1966), plus another Scott album split between Denmark (1851-1995) and Sweden (1855-1986), plus one volume of Poland, plus Scott International album (to 1940) containing approximately 10,000 different stamps, nice lot, ideally suited for further expansion, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 39.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 482
Europe (Eastern), including Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Poland and More, 1920's - 1980's. Three Elbe binders loaded with stockpages full of Eastern Europe with several thousand mainly mint singles, sets and souvenir sheets. The best is teh Yugoslavia strong in the 1940's to 1960's mainly mint NH. We also note some specialized material. Well worth viewing for the full scope. Perfect for online sales. Possibly a few faults but the condition will generally be F-VF and mainly mint. Shipping charges apply - weight 17.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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