Stamps & Covers of the World

12 Nov 2003, starting at 10:00 GMT.

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lots

Germany: East Germany: 1948-56 A range of unmounted mint Officials with 25pf.(100), 30pf.(81) and 60pf.(100) in separated sheets, also 1948 Russian Zone 80pf. portrait in complete unmounted mint sheet of 100 with minor printing flaws, etc., cat. Michel €3000‡ (770)

Italy: Italian P.O's in China: 1918-19 Peking 2d. on 5L. (type 6), fine mint and rare, signed "ED" and "AD". Sas. 8,400 euros. (547)

A K.G.VI to Q.E.II collection in two albums inc. Ascension 1938-53 values to 10/- used, Cayman Islands 1953-62 ¼d. to £1 used, Falkland Islands 1960-66 ½d. to £1 used, Gibraltar 1938-51 ½d. to £1 used, Grenada 1964-66 Block 6c. used, Kedah 1937 10c. to $5 mint, Montserrat 1938-48 ½d. to £1 mint, Seychelles 1938-49 values to 5r. used, Southern Rhodesia 1953 ½d. to £1 mint, Tristan Da Cunha 1954 ½d. to 10/- mint, 1960 ½d. to 10/- used, etc.

A K.G.VI mint collection, varied condition in three albums, contained in a box, inc. 1938 short sets with Ascension 1d. and 3d. blue, Fiji 6d. die I, Gibraltar, Nigeria 4d. orange, Northern Rhodesia 1½d., 2d., St. Helena 1d., 3d. blue, Seychelles, South Africa (used), etc.

Australian States: South Australia: A collection in mixed condition on leaves, inc. imperf. and perf. issues used with some shades, long "POSTAGE" mint to 2/6d. mint, etc. (099)

Australia: 1913-80 Collection on leaves, varied condition, inc. 1937-49 ½d. to £1 with most dies and papers mint, 1948-56 5/- to £2 mint, 1959-64 6d. to 5/- (both) mint, commemorative sets, postage dues, etc. (096)

St Lucia: 1883-86 CA ½d. to 1/- mint, fine and fresh. SG £730 (184)

Leeward Islands: 1902 CA 2½d. dull purple and ultramarine showing variety wide "A" in "LEEWARD", also 1/- green and carmine with variety dropped "R" in "LEEWARD", fine mint. (159)

Germany: East Germany: 1945-99 A comprehensive collection, mixed condition in three printed albums and leaves, contained in a carton, inc. Russian Zones, Thuringen 1945 miniature sheet mint, 1949 Goethe miniature sheet used, 1950 DEBRIA miniature sheets (2) mint and used, 1951 Frienship with China 12pf. and 24pf., 1952-53 set mint, 1953 Karl Marx imperf. and perf miniature sheets used, virtually complete later issues, etc. (465)

Germany: East Germany: 1955-59 selection of complete booklet panes sheets (6, one used (c.t.o.) unmounted mint, also West Germany 1966 similar sheet. M.DM (stated) 5455 (887)

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