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


Turkey




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Lot 512

Turkey, Extensive, Specialized Old-Time Collection of Ottoman Postmarks in the Middle East. Fantastic and equally fascinating collection of well over 800 Turkish stamps selected to show usages in the 1869-1918 period throughout the Arab world, all housed in four stockbooks plus a stack of black stockcards; we note a separate volume of usages from Saudi Arabia (over 100 examples), plus a second volume of hundreds used in Syria and Lebanon, plus additional noted usages in Alexandretta, Lattakia, Libya, etc.; also includes a bit of classic Turkey proper not figured in the above; an absolutely terrific specialist's lot which would be quite difficult to duplicate, generally Fine to Very Fine or better. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 513
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Turkey, Superb, Beautifully Presented Specialized Collection, 1863-1953. Mint and used collection of thousands, highly comprehensive, housed on a single volume; begins with strong duplication of first issues, plus excellent overprint types of early "EmpOttoman" issues; mint sets, overprint and bisect usage, imperforates, later Tungra issues, crescent overprints; excellent runs of later pictorial commemorative mint sets to 1953; we also find strong back of book with semi-officials, airmail, postage due, military, postal tax; lots of revenues plus covers, etc; wonderful lot, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 514
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Turkey, Ottoman Hejaz Revenues on Document, 1890-1930. An exceptional two-volume collection, one binder featuring 57 items, including Hejaz stamps with many scarce cancels, plus a second volume with 37 items of Turkish Ottoman Hejaz, the latter all pre-1914; 94 items in all comprising bank, legal and military forms among others; a wonderful specialist's group, Very Fine overall, imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $850.
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