Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

16 Mar 2004, starting at 10:30 GMT.

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Egypt: 1867-71 20pa. yellowish-green, a lovely fresh mint block of twenty (5 x 4. perfs. split and rejoined in several places, one stamp with thin-Ex Byam), also unused singles showing the four types, both in blue-green and in yellowish-green (one of each thinned). (323)

1867-78 wmk. Maltese Cross: £1 brown-lilac GG, fine used with Edinburgh c.d.s.

Thematics: Mushrooms: A collection of fungi and mushrooms in four albums, a file box and on leaves, mounted and written up to exhibition standard, mainly unmounted mint or c.t.o. used modern issues with commemorative sets, booklets inc. France 1923 2f., P.H.Q. and postcards, postal stationery, slogan cancels, original artwork, cromalin proofs, colour proofs, specimen overprints, imperf. varieties, miniature sheets, cancellations, meter marks inc. Germany 1927 and 1932, covers, etc. (202)

Thematics: Royal Events: A collection in eight printed albums, contained in two cartons. (003)

Thematics: World Wildlife Fund: A collection in ten albums contained in two cartons. (002)

W.W.II: British official military mail inc. War Office R.A.F., Navy, army signal corps, F.P.O's, various ministries, despatch rider letter service, diplomatic overseas mail some marked "secret", etc. (255)

Austria: 1850-1914 selection of covers and cards with a diverse range of frankings, parcel cards, uprated postal stationery, Chargee, registered, etc. (524)

Austria: 1910 Birthday 2kr., 5kr. and 10kr. fine unmounted mint. (420)

Austria: An all periods accumulation of covers and cards contained in a small box inc. postal stationery, registered, wrappers, airmails, cancellation interest, etc. (531)

Belgium: 1849-1969 mainly mint collection in mixed condition in three Davo albums contained in a carton inc. a range of of used imperf. issues, 1915-22 5f. "Franken", mint sets inc. 1918 Red Cross, 1919 Tin Hat, 1921 50c. sheet for Brussells Exhibition (used) 1929 Orval Abbey, 1930 Antwerp and 1931 Brussells sheets cancelled in margins, 1932 Cardinal Mercier Infantry Memorial, 1933 Orval, T.B. fund (used), 1934 T.B. fund, later definitives, miniature sheets, commemorative sets, airs, express, railway official and railway parcel, postage dues, telegraph, etc. (518)

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