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


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Lot 564

Worldwide, Postal History Amalgamation, 1860-2010. Thousands of covers and cards, mostly loose in boxes, with U.S.S. Akron and U.S.S. Macon covers, space and related including 3D, with hundreds of Russia covers, 1973 balloon launch, First Day Covers, picture post cards, commemorative and advertising covers, postal stationery, JFK-themed, large Registered, radio ID cards, 1936 Graf Zeppelin cover, and much, much more besides; worth many times our low estimate, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 99.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 565

Worldwide, Postcard and Cover Treasure Hunt Lot, late 19th to 1990's. Approximately half a dozen large boxes filled with covers. The important thing to note about this lot is that the collector had about a five year decline where he mixed up much of his collection, so here you will find some great items intermingled with common covers to the point that it is impractical for us to sort the premium from the chaff. That makes this an amazing treasure hunt lot because there are many great items floating about, some areas of note include 50+ postcards, mostly from the 1910's from Austria with oil and petroleum themes, group of 30 1930's French Morocco postcards, box of better with some WWII locals, WWI feldpost, POW, etc., various countries represented; Vietnam, Canada, Western Europe with strong Germany, Switzerland with semi-official airmail covers, general British Empire, Latin America, Middle East, Holyland usages, etc., expect a couple sorting days if you are the lucky high bidder, generally Fine to Very Fine, from Leo Malz collection. Shipping charges apply - weight 146.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $4,750.
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Lot 566

Worldwide, Postal History Nirvana 1940-1990. Thousands of covers loose from San Marino, Vatican, Italy, Saint Kitts, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Niue, Cook Islands, Bahamas, Berlin, Germany, Great Britain, Ecuador, Austria, Aitutaki, Penrhyn, Tuvalu, Kirabati, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Cameroun, Western Equatorial Africa, Guadeloupe, Costa Rica, Mexico, and more, with advertising, commercial, Airmail, metered, Registered, censored, some better frankings; something for everyone here, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 37.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 567

Worldwide, Colossal Cover Compendium. 11 binders and three banker's boxes of covers, covers and more covers; wide array of material, including about 1500 US covers (many commercial) from around 1920-80; one banker's box of Hungarian 1970s and '80s First Day Cover (much of Topical interest); three binders of New Zealand First Day Covers between 1954 and 1977; a binder of Canadian First Day Covers from the 1980s; a binder of worldwide First Flight Covers; Czech commemorative cancels 1940-90; two volumes (plus more loose) of US cacheted FDCs of the 1980s, a volume of Australia 2000 First Day Covers, and three volumes of Great Britain First Day Covers 1936-80; also includes a holding of (at a guess) a couple thousand postcards, some advertising, some linen, a nice mix of US, Canada and Europe; material generally fresh and sound; a great opportunity for the eBay seller, Fine to Very Fine or better. Shipping charges apply - weight 127.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 568

Worldwide, Eclectic and Engaging Postal History Compilation. Comprising many hundreds of covers, postal cards, post cards and more, the vast majority not your standard "worldwide cover" fare; we note the obligatory First Day Covers, but these include Bhutan lenticulars plus various Anti-Malaria issues; mint Sierra Leone postal cards and International Reply Coupons, a stampless "Maritime/Mail" cover, numerous censors (WWI and WWII, including a Spanish Morocco cover asking the censor to not "mess up" the philatelic franking!), Registered Air covers from Nauru, perfins, Officials, picture post cards, strong Israel with military postmarks, and so much more; dealer or delighter in the unexpected—take note, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout. Shipping charges apply - weight 12.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,600.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 569

Worldwide, Compelling Conglomeration of Covers. In need of organizing, but an intriguing holding, the vast majority of which are from the stampless and Classic periods; note a binder of Great Britain stampless fronts (album page with cut-outs to show the backstamps!) with numerous "Penny Post", "To Pay", "Paid", Crowned Circle and Crowned "FREE" postmarks, plus myriad auxiliary markings including "Prussia/[crown]/Registered" and an 1837 London Ship Letter; nice mix of Bavaria with cancel types and even some unused stationery; solid Germany with Feldpost and Luftfeldpost covers (we found 25 of the latter), Bohemia & Moravia Occupations, post-war Locals with "Gebühr bezalt" stationery, Bund posthorn overprints etc.; plus Austria, Hong Kong, US, Naples, Greece, Island, Japan, and much, much more; picture post cards scattered in, some real photo, Fine to Very Fine, hundreds and hundreds in total, with the potential for surprises. Shipping charges apply - weight 19.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 570

Worldwide, Cover Compendium, from Stampless Period to late 1950's. Over 1,000 covers, sorted by country order in two small plastic boxes, nice groups of stampless to early classic period, strong amount of postal cards and stationary, with interesting areas that include: European offices in Levant - 25 covers from German, Austrian, Ottoman or French offices in the Levant, a few early Australia, nice early pre WWI Austrian postcards, interesting early Czechoslovakia postal cards, France: 25 early French stampless folded letters or covers and 50 classic Napoleon and Ceres with a good variety of stamp denominations used and rates including a couple 80c Napoleon cover fronts, 45 early postal cards (many of which are H & G listed), some interesting Peace and Commerce, two sets of Louvre B66-67 postcards, 15 1930's-1950's French Africa Airmail covers, 13 unused British Commonwealth (mostly British Africa) Specimen postal cards, 41 Two Sicilies Scott #3 on cover, Germany - approximately 200 covers, with strong areas of post war 1948 posthorn overprints, 1948 Buildings issue, 1950's posthorn issue, some interesting offices abroad, some early Great Britain stampless to early Victoria issues, some revenue stamped receipts, Hong Kong 151-53 FDC, Israel group of Palestine, earlier forerunner to early 1950's commercial covers, Romania 18 on cover front, Russia 18 turn of the century postal cards or postcards, 25 early from late empire to early Soviet period, Switzerland 5 1939 unsent Military Postal cards, dozens of early Swiss stationary and postal cards, Thailand 3 interesting stationary entires, Turkey 1910 postcard and more, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance. Shipping charges apply - weight 20.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 571

Worldwide, Postal History Extravaganza, 1900-2000. Several thousand worldwide covers loose, with First Flights, picture postcards, Registered, Airmails, advertising, and more; some better includes Bangladesh #362 on cover, 1944 censored India, quite a few space and related including 1965 Monaco #C36 with metallic cachet honoring Virgil Grissom; the perfect lot for the internet dealer, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 31 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 572

Worldwide, Extensive, old-time dealer's cover stock. Substantial holding of may hundreds (if not thousands) with nearly all the coverage in foreign, including strong early Russia (great propaganda stationery), good Scandinavia, early worldwide potal cards, etc; superb lot for grouping or breakdown. Shipping charges apply - weight 25.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 573

Worldwide, Collection of 130+ Airship and Airmail Postcards, 1909-1939. Mostly different postcards, with 35 early French aeroplanes and dirigibles, 15 Germany Zeppelins over various locations, 8 early Zeppelins, 4 LZ129 postcards, 16 LZ127 postcards (a couple over Japan), 26 Germany WWI era postcards, 13 WWI Zeppelin postcards (no German, mostly French), 15 U.S. various aviation postcards, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4.4 lbs.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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