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Worldwide Collections continued...

FRANCE COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1121 ogO France impressive collection to 2000 in a large Minkus album, starts off with the earliest issues used and contains many high cataloging stamps, particularly the Franc values, there is also some mint/unused from this period, beginning in 1868, there is much more mint present, with particular value in the early 20th century, with numerous sets and singles cataloging over $100.00, includes all three souvenir sheets, plus solid runs of semi-postals, air posts and postage dues, in addition there is a nice offering of offices abroad, especially China, with many better mint sets present, also General French Colonies issues, St. Pierre & Miquelon (including some scarcer "France Libre" overprints with APS certificates) and Reunion with some early issues and a complete run of "CFA" overprints, plus there is a group of better items on auction lots cards, as well as some newer issues, the condition of the early issues is somewhat mixed as expected, but the later mint (where most of the value lies) is generally fine-very fine with some never hinged; overall a very useful collection with many highly saleable stamps. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $12,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
GAMBIA SPECIMEN LOT
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1122 ogS S.G. #37s/163s Gambia specimen lot, (S.G. #37s/163s), with the 1898 Queen Victoria set, 1905 King Edward VII set of three, the 1922 set of four, and all three omnibus sets, also includes two stamps showing the broken "M" variety (not counted in the catalog value), mainly o.g. and fine-very fine. S.G. £620

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
INDIAN STATES COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1123 ogO Indian States accumulation of over 800 mint or used stamps, from both the Convention and Feudatory states, nothing scarce noted but an unusually large accumulation from this elusive area, includes some blocks, modest duplication, also includes a small group of Tibet, mixed condition. Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
ISRAEL COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1124 nh Israel nearly complete tab collection to 2002 in two Minkus albums, appears to be lacking only #7-9 for completion, #J1-5 are in top margin plate number singles and #10-14 are in horizontal gutter pairs, otherwise everything is in full tabs, with #27 present in both right and left tabs, o.g., probably all n.h., fine-very fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,350.00
Will close during Public Auction
NATAL COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1125 ogO Natal collection arranged in a stockbook, includes reprints of the first issue, various Queen Victoria to 5/- mint and used, some overprints and surcharges including a couple varieties, high value King Edward VII issues with fiscal cancels or specimen overprints, six different revenue stamps to 10/-, mixed condition as expected, please examine. Est. $300-400

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
ST. HELENA SPECIMEN LOT
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1126 ogS S.G. #40s/142s St. Helena specimen group, contains the 1884 Queen Victoria set of four, the King Edward VII and King George V sets of two or three stamps and all three omnibus sets, mostly o.g. and fine-very fine (S.G. #40s/142s). S.G. £955

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
SPAIN FORGERY LOT
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1127 Spain 19th century forgery lot of seventeen items (sixteen different), includes two Sperati forgeries, one is 1863 3r and 6r tied to piece (see photo), signed Sperati and
marked Copie denoting that this had been used in the French court caseSpain 19th century forgery lot of seventeen items (sixteen different), includes two Sperati forgeries, one is 1863 3r and 6r "tied" to piece (see photo), signed Sperati and marked "Copie" denoting that this had been used in the French court case against Sperati, also a 1851 2r Red with "Sperati Reproduction" handstamp on reverse, the others are mostly well-executed forgeries of 1850-53 Issues, they range from Scott #1 to #200, includes both "unused" and "used", mixed condition, most with fine-very fine appearance; also included in the lot are photo cut outs of Sperati forgeries from various countries and well as articles on the subject. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
SWITZERLAND COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1128 ogO Switzerland mint and used collection to 1960 in a European album, includes a couple high cataloging Cantonals, early Federal Administration stamps and later 19th century used, 20th century is a mix of mint and used and includes all of the early souvenir sheets mostly mint, the PAX set used, solid run of semi-postals and air posts, some se-tenants and tete-beche pairs, officials including better departmental sets and other back-of-the-book, the early issues are in mixed condition with the 20th century mostly fine-very fine. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1129 c Switzerland mostly 20th century cover collection of over 300 covers neatly arranged in four cover albums, most of the value is in flight covers, with some Pioneer flight including the scarce Aarau 50c stamp tied to card, also 1924-26 flights with propaganda labels tied, Zeppelin flights including Liechtenstein, plus there are first day covers, soldier's stamps on covers or cards, commercial mail, some early covers including stampless, also a small bit of postal stationery, and more, largely fine-very fine. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
TONGA COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1130 ogObl 41/66 Tonga specialized study of the 1897-1934 George II and Queen Salote Pictorials, with much centered around the plating, which includes complete sheets of sixty of the 2p and 2 1/2p George II, plus there are well over 50 blocks ranging in size from four to other complete sheets, therefore just the simple Scott catalog value should be several thousand dollars, all sorts of minor plate varieties are noted, includes the 1923 Surcharges, o.g., mainly fine; an interesting lot for the specialist. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
TRISTAN DA CUNHA COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1131 c Tristan da Cunha valuable postal history assortment of over 50 covers, from the early cachets through the resettlements of 1963, contains some scarce early material such as Type III cachet used in 1921 and carried by the Whaler Truls (the earliest documented usage of this cachet), two of the Type IV cachets, one in violet used in 1927 and the other in red used in 1929, also the rare Ty. Va cachet on a white card used in 1981 when the canceller was in private hands, a couple scarce WWII usages including a private cachet used on a newspaper, some 1930's usages aboard various ships, some Gough Island, evacuation and resettlement covers from the early 1960's, in addition there are some photos, newpaper accounts and other related ephemera, mostly fine-very fine and well worth inspecting. Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
VIRGIN ISLANDS SPECIMEN LOT
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1132 ogS S.G. #43s/122s Virgin Islands clean specimen lot, with 1899 Set including an additional 1/- with broken "M", King Edward VII set, 1913 King George V set and some later small sets including the War Tax, plus all three omnibus issues, o.g., fine-very fine (S.G. #43s/122s). S.G. £965

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
WESTERN EUROPE COLLECTION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1133 ogO Western Europe extensive dealer's stock neatly arranged in 35 counter books, filled with mint, used, sets and singles, we note a large number cataloging in the $20.00-$60.00 range, although there are several higher cataloging items as well, strongest area is Germany, which includes many pre-war and post-war sets, also a solid selection of France, other more comprehensive areas include Scandinavia and Italy, but there is value to be found in other countries as well, includes one binder of Poland and two binders of Russia, while there are some mixed condition classics included, there is a large number of mint or used sets, singles and high values throughout, limited duplication, the later issues are o.g., with the most recent being n.h. and mainly fine-very fine; should prove to be quite a worthwhile lot for a dealer needing medium priced Western Europe. Est. $7,500-10,000

SOLD for $10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
WORLDWIDE COLLECTIONS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1134 ogO Worldwide group of collection and accumulation balances, 60 collections or accumulations from a wide range of areas, each has a write-up with a catalog value or approximate catalog value, so there is very little additional work that needs to be done to sell them, many are in albums, album pages or stockbooks, we note several that are stated to catalog several thousand dollars each, mixed condition; the total catalog value should be quite substantial, we wouldn't be surprised if it was approaching six figures. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $10,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1135 ogO Worldwide desirable air post stamp collection to 1940 neatly arranged in two stockbooks, with coverage from all parts of the globe, strong value in Europe, particularly Italy, which contains many elusive used sets and better values, other European countries are filled with sets cataloging $50.00-$300.00 or more, there are also difficult stamps and sets from Latin America, especially Mexico, which includes #CO18 used (signed Ruidiaz), British Commonwealth is also represented and includes Newfoundland DO-X and Balbo stamps used, plus there are varieties from elusive areas such as Lebanon and Syria, while much of the value is found in popular and saleable sets, there are also several scarce and seldom seen varieties (both listed and unlisted in Scott) to be found, mint are o.g., overwhelmingly fine-very fine; a lot that should definitely be very carefully inspected. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $10,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1136 ogO Worldwide Zeppelin stamp collection of many dozens of mostly mint sets and singles, loaded with better items, many of which catalog in the $100.00-$500.00 range, of particular note are Argentina 1930 overprints in both blue and green, Bolivia 1930 overprint set, plus another three with inverted overprints, all of the Germany zeppelin stamps are present, as well as the United States Graf Zeppelin set, in addition to the mint sets, there are many labels, seals and other contemporary cinderella items to be found, some of which are quite scarce, plus there are a few unlisted varieties and a handful of flown covers, o.g., some n.h., generally fine-very fine; a clean collection of these popular stamps. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1137 BK Worldwide group of better booklets, with much of the value found in booklets of the British Colonies, which includes Australia S.G. #25ab and SB22 with first day pmks., India S.G. #SB7a and SB10a, the first Mauritius booklet plus a second exploded example, nine South Africa, five British Guiana, non-Commonwealth items include five Egypt from the 1930's and 1940's and Indochina 1931 1Pi50 booklet, plus there are some scarce booklets that are incomplete (usually have a few stamps missing from one or two panes) and this group includes early Canada, India and Sudan booklets, also an Australian Post Office booklet with c.t.o. or Specimen stamps including the 5/- Sydney Harbor Bridge, mostly fine-very fine; overall a worthwhile lot with some elusive items. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1138 ogOc Worldwide useful accumulation of stamps and covers, good value in Switzerland, with mint blocks and sheets, a few dozen stockbooks or albums filled with stamps from various countries, some U.S. including a Scott album with a Columbian set to the 50c and some other better items, also hundreds of dollars face value in modern mint including sheets, also some first day covers, flight covers, commercial covers including better U.S. stampless, etc., mixed condition with much being fine-very fine. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $8,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1139 ogO Worldwide miscellaneous balance of an estate filling four boxes, best feature is a Switzerland collection that contains some high cataloging classics, a used PAX set (lacking the 80c value) and mint official departmental sets, also of note is a complete mint set of the 1935 Silver Jubilee omnibus, some better U.S. and other countries on stockpages, plus there are numerous new issues (including U.S.), first day covers, presentation folders, miscellaneous in stockbooks and albums, mixed condition with the modern stuff being fine-very fine. Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $6,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1140 ogO Worldwide diverse lot, with some better United States including used #1, Columbians to $2.00 and the $2.00 Trans-Mississippi, mint Iceland in blocks of four, Ryukyu Islands, lower end stamps in glassines, modern FDC's and more, mixed condition but should have good potential. Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction

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