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Lot 2132

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French Colonies, thirty-one counter books containing several thousand pages; virtually all colonies represented, the strongest being Fr. Andorra, Fr. Guinea, Fr. Morocco, Indochina, Madagascar, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Reunion, Somali Coast and St. Pierre Miquelon. A small sample the highlights include (mint unless noted) Fr. Andorra C2-4 (2, 1 NH), J9-15, Fr. Guinea 33-47, Fr. Polynesia 18, F.S.A.T. C6 (3 NH), C8 92, 1 NH), Fr. Sudan 15-19, Gabon 11, Guadelope 48c gutter pair, Indochina 39-40 (2 each), B8-13, Lebanon C25-36 plus extra C35, Madagascar 28-47, Martinique 33-53, Mohli 1-16, Obock J5-13, St. Pierre 1-5 used, 10 used, signed, 136-59 (2), 210, Senegal 35-52, Somali Coast 6-18 used, 33-48,Tunisia 1-27 used, plus much more.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000




 
Lot 2153

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Great Britain Collection, 1840-2004, powerful collection mounted in three Scott Specialty albums with a terrific showing of the Queen Victoria through George VI 5/- to £5 values, another strength is the duplication of better values on each page plus the added blank pages filled with additional stamps, the early duplicates often include many of the plate numbers available for most issues; the 20th Century is primarily mint (again with much duplication) and includes all the George VI and early Queen Elizabeth better definitive and regular issues, then solid to 2000 with many booklets, Back-of-the-Book includes highly complete Postage Dues, useful Officials and Offices Abroad issues. Thr collections highlight of better values starts with two Penny Blacks, then (used unless noted) 2, 5-7 (2 each), 13 strip of 3, 29 mint, 30 plate 15 mint, 32 mint, 51 mint, 56 regummed, 57 (3), 58 plate 9, 74 (3), 75, 92 faulty, 93, 96 mint, 108-09 mint, 108, 109 (2), 110 (2), 123, 124 (3), 139-41 mint, 142, 173-76, 175 mint, 209 mint, J1-17 mint, etc., condition is mixed, primarily on the 19th Century issues, later generally F-VF, mint original gum with many never hinged. An extraordinary holding of this popular country.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000




Lot 2059



Oldtime Dealer Holding, Generally 1890-1930s, including singles, blocks, plate blocks, usually up to 10 of each, a few higher, strong in early Commems, Washington-Franklins, Kansas-Nebraska, and Airs. Condition mixed, with the earlier often being regummed and/or reperfed but improves dramatically in the 20th century, with numerous F-VF original gum and some never hinged. Fine and highly useful lot.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000




 
Lot 2095

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Australian States Collection, 1850-1909, very high catalog collection in a large Scott Specialty album; solid collection with wide range of issues, but the real value is in the blank pages added that contains hundreds of duplicates with catalog values up to $100 and some higher. Highlights include (used unless noted) New South Wales 1-3, 5-5F, 6-9, 13-20, 20 mint, 20a, 38 mint block, 72-73, J1-10, Queensland 1, 21-22 mint. 52 mint, 74-75 mint, South Australia 2-3, Tasmania 2, 5-6, 33-34, 86-93 mint, Victoria 2 mint, 3-4, 8 (3), 19 (2), J8-10 mint, Western Australia 1, 48 mint, etc. Condition a bit mixed, as usual, but generally F-VF. Allow plenty of time and look at this one carefully.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000




Lot 2036



Stamped Envelope Cut Squares, balance of an outstanding collection comprising more than 750 cut squares arranged in two stockbooks, about 90% of which are full corners; includes just nearly every number up to $500 catalog; just a few examples (all full corners) include U4, U11, U24, U28-29, U43-45, U44a, U91-109, U133, etc., etc., etc;. also includes a few better entires. An outstanding starter collection, with condition being just about all Very Fine or better. Scott value is nearly $50,000 as normal cut squares; collections of full corners of this quality are rarely offered.
Estimate $20,000 - 25,000




Lot 4001

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High Catalog Collection Balance, 1851-1930s, Comprehensive collection with moderate duplication arranged in a stockbook; loaded with high values with such 19th century highlights as (unused, no gum unless noted) #30 o.g., 36B-39, 56, 62B used, 70 100-101 used, 112-117, 119, 120 (F-VF w/'99 PFC), 144 used, 155, 156-166, 191 Columbians to $4 (30¢ F-VF, NH, $2 F, o.g., $3 F, LH, $1 & $4 stuck to page), 1st Bureau issue nearly complete (including used 272a), and Trans-Mississippis complete (o.g. except 50¢ & $1); 20th century is fairly complete and nearly all o.g. including #300-313 ($1 regummed, $2 F, o.g.), nearly complete Washington-Franklins, C1-13, C23a & c, E3, E5-9 Q1-12, etc. A high percentage of the high value stamps have faults (including repairs), but the are still a good number of Fine or better stamps and nearly all appear that way; among the sub-$500 stamps there are plenty of F-VF and even Extremely Fine stamps; and there are about 40 certificates. This is a terrific lot, but one that should be carefully examined.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000




Lot 2045

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Valuable Stock of Many Thousands, in stockbooks, strong in early Commems, early Bureaus, Washington-Franklins, high values, coils, etc. Lots of value here, will need some time to fully value.
Estimate $20,000 - 25,000




Lot 2062



Old Time Dealer Holding Generally 1890-1930, including singles, blocks, plate number strips and blocks, very little duplication, includes some First Bureaus, 294-99, 296 (block), 298 (block), 323-27, 331-40, 397-404, 523 (pair), 1922 issue includes 573 (2 never hinged blocks), 658-68 (blocks), C1-6 (blocks), etc. Condition varies widely with many of the earlier regummed, a small number of reperfs, some fake coils (not counted) yet there are plenty of F-VF original gum with some nice never hinged. A very worthwhile lot that should be examined carefully.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000




Lot 2046



Position Piece Holding, 1893-1970s, mostly plate blocks, includes Commems (including some plate number strips), Washington-Franklins, some imperf position items, high value plate blocks, Airs, some Officials, etc. Many F-VF, much never hinged. Well worth a close study.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000




Lot 2056

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Used Dealer's Stock, shoebox with about 900 dealer cards, nearly all of which are 19th century beginning with the 1861 issue, all with descriptions and catalog values; everything is $10-and-up most are from $100 to $900 or so. Condition is a little mixed, with some attractive stamps having small flaws, but overall a very clean lot with being Fine or better. A very worthwhile lot for a small dealer or eBay marketer. Scott value is over $95,000.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000