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CANADA COLLECTIONS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1381 og/nh 34/302 Canada clean mint lot of 80 items on retail/auction pages (#34/302, C2/O15A), includes singles, sets and part sets, virtually all in the saleable 1897-1930 period, though a few earlier including a used #30, catalog values up to $750.00, but a large portion are in the $50.00-$300.00 range, a little duplication (usually no more than two of an item), includes two Admiral plate blocks that were cataloged as singles, the vast majority are well centered and fresh, o.g., nearly all n.h., overwhelmingly very fine; a highly desirable lot of premium quality stamps. $16,900.00

SOLD for $7,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1382 nh 34/245, E2a/MR4 Canada mint lot of select singles on sales pages, most are late 19th century or early 20th century (#34/245, E2a/MR4), including a few Jubilees, a number of Admirals up to the dollar value and including some coils and other better items, all have far better than normal centering, o.g., n.h., very fine or better. $4,150.00

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
CHILE COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1383 OOc 1/14 Chile First Issue collection on exhibition pages, includes over 90 mostly used including four pairs, plus six covers (#1/14), displayed by the various printers that produced these stamps over a twelve year period, collected by shades and showing various cancels used including a few fiscals, covers include a cover with two 5c Brown red first London printings, an 1861 cover with two pairs of the 10c Deep Blue Santiago prints, plus three 10c bisect covers paying the 5c rate, condition varies but most are attractive and many are fine-very fine; a collection well worth examining; one cover accompanied by 1974 RPS certificate. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,350.00
Will close during Public Auction
EUROPE COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1384 ogO Europe remarkably comprehensive and valuable collection offered intact, neatly housed in 63 albums, the vast majority of which are Scott Specialty albums, the others being neat homemade pages in Scott binders, all with slipcases, all continental European countries represented, both East and West Europe, as well as the old Russian and Yugoslav republics, and two volumes of Turkey, many of the countries go into the 1990's, 19th century is mainly used and contains many high cataloging stamps, the early 20th century is a mix of mint and used, with many useful items present, the post-war issues are often mint and with a very high degree of completion, there are also elusive WWI and WWII occupation issues to be found, while there are no major rarities included, the collection is well loaded with medium and higher priced sets and singles of all time periods, condition is mixed, particularly on the earliest issues, with the quality improving on the 20th century, a large portion of which is fine-very fine; the total catalog value will be enormous (probably in the high six figures); original intact collections this voluminous are rarely offered on the auction block anywhere. Est. $30,000-40,000

SOLD for $65,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
EUROPEAN COLONIES COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1385 og European colonies desirable mint collection in eight overstuffed albums, includes former French, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, German and Belgian colonies in Africa, Asia, Pacific, Caribbean, etc., as well as offices abroad, plus there is some independent Africa (Liberia, Egypt, Ethiopia), most countries go to the 1950's, but we do note a few going as late as the 1990's, some elusive early stamps present, strong value in late 19th century and early 20th century sets, mostly o.g. and generally fine-very fine; a comprehensive collection of this increasingly popular area. Est. $10,000-15,000

SOLD for $28,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
FALKLAND ISLANDS COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1386 og/nhbl Falkland Islands and dependencies mint stock in two stock books and on stock pages, starts with ten sets of the 1938-46 King George VI series with a few earlier items, includes issues into the mid-1980's with from six to ten sets of each including souvenir sheets, the Falkland Islands dependencies are collected for the same period and quite comprehensive, the earlier better sets in both cases are generally hinged, but later is mostly n.h., fine-very fine and nice stock for the retailer; the catalog value of this impressive stock will undoubtedly be quite high; ex-Bleuler. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
FRANCE COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1387 nhblc France Painting commemorative series mint stock starting with first issues of 1961 and comprehensive for all of these attractive large size commemoratives up to the 1990's, generally 10 to 12 of each in complete sets, also includes a few FDC's and maxim cards of of some of the issues and a few non-painting better mint issues, o.g., n.h., very fine and a nice stock of these popular issues; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
F.S.A.T. COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1388 og/nhbl French Southern and Antarctic Territories massive and comprehensive accumulation in large stockbook and sheet folders, even some of the most modern still in the packaging from the new issue service, includes from seven to ten of each set and single with a few more of some sets, this includes all of the better early postal and air mail issues and goes right up to the 1990's which makes the total catalog value enormous, this stock is comprehensive and very clean with the vast majority being o.g., n.h., there is some hinged material in the earlier period but much of that is never hinged as well, very fine; a wonderful stock for the retailer of highly desirable material in very manageable quantities; ex-Bleuler. Est. $7,500-10,000

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1389 c French Southern and Antarctic Territory cover collection of 290 covers in five attractive binders with dust cases, includes most of the postal and air mail issues on various types of covers, including Madagascar #C54, a number of covers have first issue air mails including one with an imperforate #C1 plus others with imperforate values, covers include FDC's, expedition and special event covers as well as ordinary mail, many of the stamps are of significant value and the catalog of just the used stamps will come to quite a sum, we note for example two covers with examples of the 20Fr Black-browed Albatross (#28), the key value of the country plus many more of a similar nature, all are fresh and attractive, very fine; an exceptional cover collection of this popular area; ex-Bleuler. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $2,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
GERMANY COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1390 OOc Germany largely postal history collection in three large binders tracing the philatelic history of Germany from the German States to present, contains a variety of interesting material with dozens of covers and cards and numerous stamps with special cancels, includes a few better German States and early Empire period covers, various colony covers and cards including a tiny dual franking Kiauchau forerunner cover to Germany with 10c Empire of China used along with 10pf Carmine offices in China, some interesting covers addressed by famous WWI German military personnel, one volume is devoted to Third Reich material including some actual photo cards of Hitler (not the typical), last volume includes allied occupation stamps and covers, plus Federal Republic and Berlin including a number of better covers and FDC's of the 1949-1953 period such as a 1951 FDC of Bach semi-postals (#B314-15) and 1949 Berlin cover Goethe set cplt. on cover, condition varies but overall fine-very fine; a fascinating collection that should be examined to find the unusual tidbits that are found here; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $2,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
GREAT BRITAIN COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1391 ogOc Great Britain fascinating collection of Great Britain as the originator of the postage stamp, consisting of worldwide stamps and covers plus delightful collateral, most of the value is found in classic stamps and covers of which Great Britain predominates including nine use 1p Blacks plus two on covers, 1p and 2p mint Mulready envelopes and two used 1p letter sheets, plus other early 19th century Great Britain covers, early examples of stamps and covers are present from countries that issued stamps shortly after Great Britain, then stamps issued at the anniversaries of the U.P.U. and Stamp Centenary including better items as a used £1 Black U.P.U., various 1940 Stamp Centenary sets and souvenir sheets such as the sets of Mexico mint and on FDC's, etc., the collateral is also wonderful, one thing we have to mention is a pristine 1889 Lewis Carroll "Alice in Wonderland" postage stamp case that he invented, very attractive and scarce, a nice collection with virtually everything fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
ISRAEL COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1392 og/nh Israel mint collection to 1971 in two Safe hingeless albums, includes #7-9 with full tabs but regummed, #J1-5 tabs (n.h., 20m with creased tab and 50m with fingerprints on gum), also #28-30 tabs and some other better early tab sets, just about complete from 1953 onward, plus there are some new issues from 1990's including booklets, most are o.g., n.h. and fine-very fine. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
JAPAN COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1393 c Japan beautiful classic and commemorative post card collection, a vast collection of 170 cards including about 50 that are mounted in two large albums using Japanese painted silk panels as background for the page, many cards are the official commemorative cards that were issued at the time of special events starting about 1905 and going into the 1920's, often they had a special commemorative cancel that went with the event and occasionally commemorative stamps were issued as well, many have military scenes and famous military personnel are depicted as the Russo-Japanese War was in this period and there was considerable military posturing prior to World War I including views of the American Great White Fleet that stopped in Japan on its round-the-world cruise, also includes some stamp post cards of Japanese stamps, plus gorgeous hand painted cards of scenery with some on wood that make the early post cards of Japan so attractive and desirable, all are fine-very fine and a lovely collection of this popular collecting area; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
LATIN AMERICA COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1394 og Latin America representative mint collection to the early 1950's in seven albums, all of the independent Central American, South American and Caribbean countries present, some early issues including better stamps, much of the value is in the later period, with several of the countries being quite well filled with desirable sets, most o.g. and generally fine-very fine. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $6,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
LIBERIA COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1395 c imageLiberia interesting early correspondence of fourteen pre-stamp transatlantic covers of 1840-48 during the Commonwealth of Liberia just prior to becoming a Republic (one 1848 letter from the first year of the Republic) plus a fifteenth very interesting 1845 letter form Reverend H. Teage without cover sheet but letter speaks at length of conditions in the colony, twelve of these letters are to Benjamin Coates, of the Colonization Office in Philadelphia, who was involved in the abolitionist movement and the colonization of Liberia by America slaves, ten of these are from Monrovia including an 1840 letter from Thomas Buchanan, brother of President Buchanan and Governor of Liberia from 1839-1841(he died at Bassa Cove on September 3, 1841 in the care of the Sheridans), the other two covers to Coates are from Louis Sheridan at Bassa Cove, also two missionary letters, one from Monrovia and the other from Settra Kroo, the fourteen covers have various ship markings and rates as they were posted on any ship available coming to the United States, the U.S. connection with the colonization of Liberia makes this early African correspondence a bit more available, but any pre-1850 cover from the west coast of Africa is very scarce; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1396 ogOc Liberia interesting stamp and cover accumulation, stamps consist of an accumulation from early to late in a couple of small stock books and glassines, actually quite a nice variety here with officials, etc., of special note are 15 mint turn-of-the-century inverted centers, over 100 covers include a few better of the late 19th century, rest are 20th century and some quite modern, plus a nice selection of over 45 mint and used items of postal stationery, we note some nice early used cards with backstamps to various destinations, condition varies but numerous attractive fine-very fine items are present; a useful lot for the Liberia collector; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $2,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
NETHERLANDS AND COLONIES COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1397 c Netherlands and colonies cover accumulation of over 500 covers, largest portion is Netherlands proper including a handful of stampless with handstamp markings starting as early as 1683 with a couple of nice markings of the Haagse and Rottertdamse Posts, 19th century stamped covers include covers of the first two issues plus numerous later, 20th century predominates but includes some better frankings, Netherlands Indies and Surinam also have a few stampless plus better 19th century franking including the imperforate and perforated first issue of Netherlands Indies, also included is a fair amount of used stationery including some attractive cards and envelopes with additional adhesives, nearly all the covers are non-philatelic but there are about 50 FDC's of Surinam, condition a bit mixed as would be expected for commercial mail but largely fine-very fine and well worth examining; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1398 ogObl Netherlands Colonies mint and used collection consisting of the new world colonies of Surinam and Netherlands Antilles (Curacao) plus a small amount Netherlands New Guinea in a large stock book, Surinam is the most comprehensive with substantial early issues, sometimes collected both mint and used including better high values, includes the postage and semi-postal issues into the 1970's, more modern from the 1960's are often collected in blocks of four, also better air mails as the "Do-X" overprints cplt., Netherlands Antilles is collected for the the same period but not nearly as complete with the early period used and the later mint in singles, o.g. or used except for the in the early period were stamps were often issued without gum, modern period is often n.h., overall clean and fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,150.00
Will close during Public Auction
SAMOA COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1399 c Samoa eclectic postal history collection of over 35 covers, includes about a dozen items of British influence from the Kingdom into the period of Western Samoa, we note a nice 1/- Rose diagonal bisect on a backstamped cover to Morocco (Scott #18a) and an attractive 1895 cover of the Supreme Court of Samoa with 2 1/2p Rose (#14b), also six covers and cards under German rule with a proper 40pf Lake and black (#63) on registered cover to the United States, plus over fifteen covers from Pago Pago in U.S. Samoa with United States franking starting with an attractive 1904 registered cover and several cards of the same period as well as three registered covers from 1919-20 with Washington-Franklin issues, also later from the 1930's to fairly modern, overall fine-very fine and an interesting collection of this fascinating country; ex-Bleuler. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
SWITZERLAND COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1400 og Switzerland mint collection in Scott specialty album, starts with a modest amount of 19th century but becomes very comprehensive in the 20th century to 1966, includes the regular and commemorative issues, as well as semi-postals and air posts for the period, most of the souvenir sheets are present, also includes some postage dues and a fair showing of officials including the 1918 War Board of Trade which we have not counted, even a dozen different hotel post stamps, an attractive and very clean collection, o.g., fine-very fine; ex-Bleuler. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction

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