Stamps & Covers of the World

14 May 2003, starting at 10:00 BST.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Thematics U.P.U.: A collection, varied condition in five albums, four cover albums, leaves and loose, contained in two cartons, inc. Germany West Berlin 1949 sets (2) mint and used, Hungary 1950 imperf. and perf. miniature sheets mint, Monaco 1949 postage and air epreuve de luxe, Lebanon 1949 miniature sheet with brown inscriptions, San Marino 1949 100L., 200L. (4, two used), 200L. imperf. (2, one used), 300L. all sheetlets of six, etc.

Thematics United Nations of the World: A mainly mint collection in seventeen special albums, leaves and loose, contained in three cartons, inc. Italy, Korea 1951-52 Flag set (less one U.S.A.), United Nations virtually complete mint and used to 1986, some U.P.U., I.T.U. and UNESCO issues, etc.

Thematics World Cup Football: A collection in six albums, leaves and loose, contained in a carton, inc. Italy 1934 sets mint (2, one unmounted), General issues set mint, Aegean Islands set mint, range of commemorative covers, (a few are signed), etc.

Thematics World's Fairs: A mainly mint collection in four albums and loose, contained in a box, inc. Brussels, New York, Osaka, San Francisco with Brazil 1940 miniature sheets (3), Hungary, Iceland 1940 set, etc.

World: A miscellaneous range in a box inc. an Ideal Album (1915-30 issues) sparsely filled, various covers inc. Spainish Civil War (2), France 1812-17 entires (2) with Department h.s. “87 / GENES”, and “78 /GRASSE”, 1853-61 40c. orange on entires (3), Dodecanese Islands 1943 25c.+25c. inverted surcharge used on piece, China silk covered presentation stock books (2) with commemorative issues mint, etc. (1084)

Various Countries: 1935-54 A range of covers with registered and air-mail inc Australia (16), Ceylon (7) with values to 2r., India (9), etc. (155)

West Indies: A K.G.V to Q.E.II range of covers, with registered and airmail comprising Antigua, Bahamas, Bermuda (5), Dominica, Jamaica (5), Leeward Islands (2), St. Kitts-Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago (6) and Turks and Caicos. (150)

Reference: A miscellaneous range inc. Batum overprinted “BRITISH OCCUPATION” four values in sheets of 100, Mauritius 1859 Sherwin issue 1d. and 2d. sheets– the R.P.S. 1900 reprint, France Postage Dues (12), Newfoundland pence issues (10), etc. (1068)

Covers: A Q.V. to K.G.VI British Commonwealth selection of covers and cards in varied condition with a range of stationery from various Colonies used and optd. "SPECIMEN", etc. (813)

Covers An all world accumulation of covers and cards in mixed condition in seven albums and loose contained in two cartons inc. postcards with comic, views, modern reproductions, commercial mail inc. registered, airmail, advertising, aerogrammes, military, much cancellation interest, also some cigarette cards, etc.

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25% on the first £100,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £100,001 and up to £2,000,000 of the hammer price
12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

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