Sale 358

U.S. and Worldwide
Stamps, Covers and Collections


Foreign Country Collections
 
 
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Lot 352
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Austria Collection, 1867-1977, mostly complete collection in Scott album, many complete set, mostly used to 1887, then original gum with some never hinged, includes (original gum unless specified differently): 110-27, 128-43, 380, B87-92 (never hinged), B106-109, B110, B110a, C12-31 (never hinged), C54-60, etc., also includes many better semi-postals, 1945 3rd Reich issues, Postage Dues, Newspaper, Military, etc., note some issues with traces of light tape mountains stains, generally F-VF.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 353
 
British Commonwealth, Omnibus, 1935-53, several different in White-Ace album, most appear original gum never hinged, evidence of scotch tape staining on many issues, includes: GV Silver Jubilee, 1937 GVI Coronation, 1949 UPU, 1953 QEII Coronation, all appear complete, also includes envelope with 1948 Silver Wedding, appearing complete, including several key sets, all without tape stains, additional 1937 GVI Coronation, appearing complete.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 354
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China Comprehensive Collection, 1880s-1960s, in 7 albums, beginning with Imperial Dragons, couple used Red Revenue Surcharges, Junk issues, Dr. Sun, Airs, Postage Dues, Provinces, mostly parallel mint and used complete sets, with many better issues, a little duplication, some gum bends, from old mount shrinkage o slight gum disturbances from these mounts, but most appear to be F-VF, with the mint original gum never hinged.
Estimate 3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 355
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Peoples Republic of China Comprehensive Collection, 1946-1968, mostly consists of parallel mint and used complete sets and souvenir sheets, a little duplication fairly complete for the period, less the best sets (which are offered elsewhere in this sale), including some liberated areas, the first 1950 issues are reprints. Some light bends from mount shrinkage and some minor gum disturbances from the mounts, but mostly F-VF, the mint original gum never hinged.
Estimate 4,000 - 5,000
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Lot 356
 
Peoples Republic of China First Day Covers and Mint Sets, 1957-1965, well over 100 cacheted FDCs in 3 albums, plus many of the covers contain inside mint and used sets, better covers include 456, 542-59, 655-60; better mint sets include 732-36, 748-49, 798b (3 used strips), 818-20 (2), 856-62, 863-73, F-VF throughout, the mint stamps are original gum never hinged.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 357
 
First Day Covers and Souvenir Folders, 1957-1966, well over 100 FDCs, a little duplication, almost all cacheted, in 3 albums, many of the covers contain souvenir folders, mostly cancelled, including 1311-1314, two covers, three cancelled souvenir folders, each autographed in Chinese, by Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, 1355-58, uncancelled set on souvenir folder, clean group.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 358
 
Egypt "Interpostals" Collection, 1864-1900 (Types IIIb/XII), several hundred neatly arranged on pages, all neatly sorted and identified by types and towns, with printed research from reference book, many priced from 3 pounds to 5 pounds each, an interesting and Very Fine collection for the specialized Egyptian collector.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 359
 
Contemporaneous Graf Zeppelin Photos ("Bord-Album"), 5x7 glossies, near complete set numbered 1-36 (missing #30), various scenes, Very Fine, also includes postcard folded with photos (various scenes), attractive Zeppelin memorabilia.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 360
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German States, Colonies, WWI & WWII Occupied Countries, intact collection in Scott Specialty album, original gum some never hinged, many complete sets, better singles, etc., note: Allenstein, Cameroons to 5m, Bavaria, Bohemia & Moravia, Slovakia, much Danzig, scattering of "Offices", Polish Gen. Gov., mostly complete, Russia, Serbia, etc., some tape staining, otherwise generally F-VF.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 361
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Germany Collection, 1852-1968, attractive collection in Scott binder, mostly quite fresh and attractive with many useful stamps, catalogue values to $450, earlier mixed with some used, balance mostly original gum lightly hinged or never hinged, better noted (all original gum unless specified): 22, 28, 29-34, 36d, 45-51, 52-61, 65e, 65C-74, 75-78, 79, 210, inflation appearing complete, 351-62, 363-65, 366-84, 493-99, 585A-93, 600-16, B33 (stamps never hinged), B49-57, B102 (2), C20-26, C38-42, 5NB4a (never hinged), 5NB5a, b (both never hinged), 6NBa (never hinged), 8NB28-37 (never hinged), 8NB4a (never hinged), 9N1-20 (never hinged), 9N21-34 (never hinged), "Bells" complete (never hinged), 9NB1-3 (never hinged), etc., also includes some States, German Occupied, issues, some mixed condition, include light tape stain, generally F-VF and quite useful with significant catalogue value present.
Estimate 3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 362
 
Germany Officials and Company Embossed Seals Collection, couple thousand in three ring binder, many different and colorful, most circa late 19th to early 20th century, some duplication but a wonderful array of these unusual seals, generally VF, close inspection is a must to fully appreciate, ideal for specialist.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 363
 
Germany, 1933-45 3rd Reich Collection, one of the best quality collections we have seen in quite some time, original gum never hinged, all pristine, many signed or with certificates, note: 398-400, 401-14 (cert.). B49-57 (cert.), B58 (signed), B59-67 (cert.), B68 (cert., gum sensibly removed), C40-42 (signed), C46-56 (cert.), Officials complete, also includes printed history and map of the 3rd Reich, all Very Fine, extremely fresh. Owner's cat. 24,000 Eu.
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Lot 364

WWI Kaiser Yacht Colonial Labels, 9 different colonial propaganda sheets of 20, original gum never hinged, some edge faults including missing selvage, also includes set of 10 with black borders, 38 singles, various scenes from colonies and overrun countries, all F-VF, quite unusual lot.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 365
 
Russia Collection, 1944-61, fairly comprehensive, all complete sets, all original gum never hinged, many better present, includes: 931-37, 992A-1001, 1094-97, 1104-20, 1183-88, 1183A-88A, 1214-21, 1230-33, 1244-45, 1265-67, 1280-83, 1411-14, etc., all fresh and attractive, F-VF throughout.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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