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


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Lot 554

Worldwide, JFK - The Motherlode Holding, 1964-2010. Presented in 23 binders, three large sheet files and 23 counter books, with full sheets and proofs; extraordinary holding of worldwide JFK issues by country, consisting of sheets, singles, blocks, excellent postal history, die proofs, trial colors and deluxe sheets, gold and silver foils, ephemera, many from exotic origins; strong in Middle East and Latin America, with a multi-volume specialized Dubai issues collection; U.S. binder has red, white & blue "Kennedy For President" sticker, #1246 gutter snipe plus a USPS publicity photo essay, 1287, UC38; note also Bhutan #33a, Dubai imperforate strips #C25-C27, Jordan imperforate #C457-C462, Qatar #102-102A imperforate, etc; a highly popular Topical with a depth and breadth not seen before; phenomenal catalogue value, what we checked was o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 202.2 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 555
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Worldwide, Celestial Astronomy-themed Exhibit-style Collection. A wonderfully gathered and fully annotated collection, housed in four binders, with a focus on observatories, astronomers and constellations; a superb range of material, including Korea "800" for "300" error, unissued Bolivia Sun Gate series including unoverprinted and surcharged types, rare proofs and covers; a volume of Bolivia and Peru with original artwork, observatory commemorative cancels and postmarks; one volume dedicated to Milan Stefanik of Czechoslovakia, with rare covers and cancels, proofs, etc.; Uruguay with complete Pegasus issues including a Waterlow composite sheet, etc., etc., and more, Very Fine on the whole, see two volumes imaged in full on our website. Shipping charges apply - weight 9.4 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,900.
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Lot 556
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Worldwide, Strong Aeronautics, Space, Exploration and Transportation Topical Collection, 1910's-2000's. Many progressive color proofs, trial color proofs, deluxe proofs, errors, occasional signatures, many covers, stamp sets, souvenir sheets, filled album pages, stockbooks, albums, etc. A great celebration of the major scientific achievements of the prior century from the discovery of Nuclear science to exploration of our icy poles to the beginning of space exploration. Many boxes filled with this massive accumulation of these transportation and scientific related topical group, with group of cigarette cards, with 40 aviation cards and 80 space cards, Space: small box filled with mostly Eastern European space topicals, with many hundreds (perhaps thousands) of Soviet space and rocketry labels, most appear to be from 1950's-60's, several in multi value set, some currency, stamps, etc., Nuclear topical collection on quadrille pages, filled with covers, souvenir sheets, imperf singles, blocks, etc., small Airmail collection with a particularly charred flight crash cover, Poland Scott NB27 imperf proof sheetlet signed Jungiohann BPP and NB27 31 sheetlets of ten, each showing all of the different plate positions from I/1 to II/4 including broken earth variety, most NH (Mi #104, €465), group of space covers with North Korea 5 covers and singles and blocks from same issue, a couple small boxes filled with metals, pins, buttons, three stockbooks filled with Space sets and souvenir sheets from late 1960's-70's, containing many French Colonies including some nice deluxe proofs, Monaco C55 1955 Jules Verne two different trial color proof sheets, 1960's French colonies group with 50+ imperforate stamps and 18 deluxe proofs, Ghana 389 double Philympia overprint corner margin block of four with David Brandon certificate, Transportation: envelope of Motorcycle stamps with nice French African colonies deluxe proofs, Aviation: 1929 U.S. Round the World Zeppelin Flight cover (damaged), about a dozen early Balloon postcards, 1914 aeronautics picture postcard, 1930 'round the world with John Henry Mears, in record time postcard, signed by Mears on reverse, a couple nice airship picture postcards, Germany CL2 and CL3 (3 stamps) on two airmail postcards Famous Scientists: one album filled with covers, deluxe proofs, etc., Polar Exploration: 1924 Everest Expedition, franked with India 1½A GV Mt. Everest Expedition with blue Mount Everest label, designed by Captain John Baptist Lucius Noel, plus a couple small boxes full of covers, stamp sets and souvenir sheets, one of the boxes with 2007 International Polar Year omnibus collections, from Leo Malz collection, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 84.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $5,250.
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Lot 557
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Worldwide, Space & Related Topical Stock, 1945-2010. Several hundred stamps, souvenir sheets and errors in sheet protectors, many on annotated dealers counter pages; substantial selection of material worked up, but didn't make it into the Leo Maltz stock; includes Guinea #C79 inverted brown color, C70 inverted red color, deluxe proofs, National Lottery tickets; Bolivia two essays; U.S. #1371 & 1488 misperforated, 1529 black shifted, 1804 imperforate pairs; Ghana #386-389 silver overprint; Cameroun #C111 and C115 inverted overprint; 1960 cover from China to India; Niger #C250 imperforate pair; Portuguese India #597 inverted, and oh so much more; packs a wallop, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 558

Worldwide, Baseball, Excellent Cover and Picture Post Card Selection. Lovely and diverse range of perhaps a few hundred or so items, highlighted without question by approximately 63 pre-WWII Japanese picture post cards displaying a wonderful array of scenes of early baseball in Japan, with a holding of this nature quite rare; additionally we find many nice Latin American covers and First Day Covers, modern Japan and worldwide, etc.; a wonderful opportunity for the enthusiast of "America's pastime", Fine to Very Fine or better, get a nice sampling on our website. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 559
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Worldwide, Expansive John F. Kennedy Collection. Housed in eight binders, on a ream of loose album pages, plus a sheaf of cover pages; albums cover Ajman to Yemen, with singles, souvenir sheets, Specimens, imperforates, etc., from everywhere in between, with most mint and appearing to be never hinged; keeping company with the president are eight binders of material focusing on other famous men, among them Roosevelt, Lincoln, Washington, Gandhi; Martin Luther King, Jr.; with Adenauer to Mao, Napoleon to Nixon, Lenin to Hammarskjold, and others; fresh and clean throughout, even featuring several deluxe sheets, Very Fine, magnificent stock array for the savvy dealer. Shipping charges apply - weight 73 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 560
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Worldwide, Sports Collection, mostly from 1950's-2000's. Neatly mounted in approximately 500 home-made album pages in ten albums from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe and everything in between, filled with mint sets, souvenir sheets, sheetlets, covers, etc., with good representation from earlier 1950's issues all the way up to modern issues from earlier 2000's, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 37.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 561

Worldwide, Jovian Astronomy-themed Picture Post Card Compilation. A collection if only it were better organized; many hundreds of cards, mostly German or Austrian but with British, French, Russian, Czech and American sprinkled throughout, all with an eye to the sky, be it the Star of the East, a romance-endorsing moon (several replete with real photo Gibson Girls), telescopes and observatories, even a great subset of 1910 Halley's Comet cards, most humorous but one announcing "The End Is Nigh!"; lovely designs, much in full color—a wonder to behold, and the perfect way to while away your Christmas and New Year's holidays, Very Fine overall. Shipping charges apply - weight 7.8 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 562
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Worldwide, Olympics Collection, 1956-64. All on pages dedicated to the two games, with stamps and souvenir sheets neatly mounted; approximately 40 pages dedicated to the '56 Melbourne games, with specialized Dominican Republic holdings including imperforate stamps and sheets; bulk of holding covers the 1964 games in Innsbruck and Tokyo; note Japan with Mihons and an aerogramme, Afghanistan; multiple countries' issues perforated and imperforate (e.g., Ajman, Albania, Burundi, Yemen); a few CTO items mixed in, plus Paraguay commemorative folders, etc.; clean and sound throughout, Very Fine, a winning collection. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 563
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Worldwide, Olympics and Soccer in 17 Volumes (1978-1988). Consists of custom hingeless albums, nine for the 1980 Olymics, two for the 1988 Olympics, five for the 1978 World Cup in Argentina (three binders destroyed but pages ok), and one binder for the 1982 Spanish World Cup; the binders look complete with fresh MNH stamps, S/S, and commemorative envelopes, a beautiful collection; the two 1988 Olympic volumes are on sumptuous cream card stock, the text is in German, a number of the covers are signed (autopen?); the 1978 World Cup albums (with bad binders) appear complete and while the stamps are fine some damage to page corners is noted, the other binder looks about 95% complete; every country under the sun is here; the Qatar S/S alone are worth a bid, loaded with value, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 87.8 lbs.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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