Stamps & Covers of the World

8 Oct 2003, starting at 10:30 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

France: A range of covers , postal stationery and postcards from pre-stamp to modern. (509)

An all world collection with much duplication in four albums, on leaves and loose contained in a carton inc. a general collection in an 1897 Lincoln ( with clasp), an 1896 Imperial used to house all world duplicates inc. G.B. 1864-79 1d., postage dues, France, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Russia, Spain, Sweden, India, South America, Egypt, Canada, U.S.A., New Zealand, Australian States, cancellation interest, perfins, fiscals, cut outs, etc.

Ceylon: 1885 CA 5c. on 8c. orange-yellow used, with the variety surcharge inverted, fine. SG £1500 (277)

France: A collection in albums and stockbooks contained in a small carton, with early issues, sets, f.d.c's, Colonies, etc. (204)

France: A selection of covers, postal stationery (with formula cards), and postcards. (510)

French Colonies: Various covers inc. Madagascar 1908-11 illustrated postcards used - mainly bearing 1892 Commerce and 1903 Zebu mixed issue frankings, New Caledonia PanAm flight covers, etc. (518)

French Colonies: A range of mainly mid-period covers and postcards, with useful airmail, f.d.c.'s, etc. (517)

Germany: 1900-2000 mint and used collection in eleven albums contained in two cartons with all periods inc. Weimar Republic, Third Reich, West Germany and West Berlin, commemorative sets, definitives, miniature sheets, sheetlets, charity, booklet and booklet panes, etc. (334)

Germany: 1930 South America flight 4mk. with "lightening" variety fine used. M. 439IX (094)

Germany: 1931 Polar flight 2mk. blue variety "hyphen omitted", fine used. (095)

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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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