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


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Lot 531
Brazil,The Blame It on the Bossa Nova Collection, 1843-1982. In a slipcased Scott Specialty album, intact from the Leo Maltz collection, an old-fashioned quality-conscious philatelist; postally used, about 98% complete, with many beautiful cancellations, beginning with three genuine and desirable Bulls-Eyes; includes (used): #1-3, 7-10, 21-28, 37-40, 47, 53-60, 61-67, 68-78, 79-81, 82-85, 86-91, 93-98, 99-108, 141-145, 151-158, 240, 342-355, 364, 374, B1-B4, C1-C6, C7-C16, C53, C73A, J1-J9, etc., along with many souvenir sheets; some mint o.g. items include #1CL1-1CL7 and 3CL23-3CL24, o.g., overall Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 532
Brazil, Southern Cross, 1890, Enticing Compilation (Scott 99-108). Over 350 items—including pairs, strips, etc.—neatly arranged on attractive homemade pages; collection comprises each of the values in the set, with multiple shade and perforation varieties, a solid array of cancel locations and types, paper shades, etc.; note town postmarks, railway (Ambulante) markings, various boxed straightlines, numerous used pairs (plus a used strip of three of the 200r value); mint 20r pair and strips of three (2), plus block of four of the 700r chestnut brown, and much more besides, generally Fine to Very Fine or better, a lovely study of this iconic issue; see it all online. Shipping charges apply - weight 3 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 533

Brazil, Sensational Selection of Southern Cross usages, 1890-99 (Scott 99//158). 30 covers or stationery items, all franked by this iconic Brazilian issue; we note single and mixed frankings, postal cards and stationery uprated, multi-value frankings, etc.; destinations are mainly to Germany, but domestic usages are also present, as are destinations such as Hungary, Nova Scotia, France, UK, US, Portugal—even Reval, Russia (!); among the original issue we find the 20r, 50r, 100r, 200r, 300r and 700r values, as well as a 500r bisect used in conjunction with a 50r on a local Rio cover; the Provisional issues include 100r on 50r, 300r on 200r, 700r on 500r, 1000r on 700r chocolate, 2000r on 1000r, plus a 50r on 20r used, with others, alongside a Provisional 700r Newspaper stamp; many Registered covers, several with additional "AR" handstamps; generally fresh, with a range of cancels and markings to please the most ardent cover lover, Very Fine, a remarkable holding; imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 534
Brazil, Valuable Dealer Stock. In two red boxes. Excellent and valuable dealer show stock on many Scott numbered and priced "102" cards; begins with a wonderful range of genuine, duplicated Bulls Eyes; extensive Goats Eyes; and strong from there; plenty of value here, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,100.
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