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Trucial States

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Lot 509
Trucial States, The Rock the Casbah Mostly Mint Stock. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, 32 binders or stockbooks of Ajman (9, one with Manama), Fujeira (9), Ras al-Khaima (2), Sharjah (6) and Umm al-Qiwain (6), chock-full of issued stamps and souvenir sheets, imperforates, blocks, part-sheets, and full sheets, overprints, thematics, foils and more; and unlike most such holdings from the region, while you'll find CTO singles and sheets sprinkled in, the overwhelming majority of this stock is mint never hinged—and there even appear to be a few actually used; a few items jumbled and bumped, but generally fresh and sound, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, Sharif will most definitely like this one. Shipping charges apply - weight 106 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 510

Trucial States, Fantastic, No, Amazing Arab Gulf Nations Collections of Commercial Mail & First Day Covers. An extraordinary assembly of approximately 900 commercial covers or First Day Covers, with many scarce to rare items, from Ajman, Fujeira, Umm al-Qiwain, Sharjah, etc.; we note a wonderful, clean, superbly franked variety of Registered #10-size Airmail covers (bulk to the US, but also Lebanon, etc.), including coverage from about 1964 mostly through the '70s; we note unlisted imperforate covers, First Day Covers and souvenir sheets, foils, amazing franking combinations, etc., including two unusual binders of Post Office flyers and new issue bulletins; everything is neatly presented in 14 binders, largely Very Fine, nearly impossible to duplicate, with many items noted by the late specialist, Leo Malz, as being scarce to RRR! Shipping charges apply - weight 38.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $12,500.
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Lot 511
Trucial States, Mostly Mint Arabian Gulf Collection, 1964-72. Presented in four Minkus albums and comprising Yemen (both PDRY and YAR) and Trucial States, along with South Arabia Kathiri and Qu'aiti States; solidly filled South Arabia, plus highly or near-complete Sharjah, Ras al-Khaima and Sharjah; Ajman, Dubai and Fujeira are near-complete to 1968, with coverage more sporadic thereafter; Manama lags behind but it, as with the other Trucials, includes numerous souvenir sheets and gold foil issues; fresh and clean throughout, Very Fine overall, worth a look, ex Winston. Shipping charges apply - weight 27.2 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,100.
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