Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

19 May 2004, 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

1929 P.U.C.: £1 black, fine used. (637)

Grenada: 1875 (July) 1/- deep mauve, fine mint. S.G. £650. (518)

1929 P.U.C.: £1 black, fine used with light c.d.s. (602)

Rhodesia: 1910-13 perf 14 7/6d. carmine and light blue, fine and fresh mint. (522)

A foreign collection in a rebound Imperial album issues to about 1902, mixed condition, inc. Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany and States with Baden, Bavaria, Hamburg, Saxony, Thurn and Taxis, Wurttemberg, Greece, Netherlands, Italy and States with Sicily, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, many forgeries, etc. (774)

An all world accumulation in mixed condition in thirty seven stockbooks , on leaves, in packets, covers and loose contained in eight cartons inc. Belgium, France, Middle East, Belgian Congo, Europe and Colonies, U.S.A., commemorative sets, complete unmounted mint sheets, f.d.c's, special and commemorative cancels, approval books, sorted by country or issue in packets, commercial covers, stamps on leaves and small one country collections, postcards, Leaders of the World collections, Railway Parcel stamps, postage dues, officials, miniature sheets, etc. (351)

An accumulation in two albums, stockbook and loose, contained in a carton, inc. Canada, France, Great Britain 1840 1d., Malaya Straits Settlements, Rhodesia, etc. (495)

An accumulation in three albums, twelve stockbooks, twelve cover albums and loose, contained in three cartons, inc. Antigua, Ascension, Gibraltar, Royal Events, etc. (287)

A mint and used collection of foreign countries in mixed condition in an early Imperial album (missing the clasp) inc. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, French Colonies, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Portuguese and Spanish Colonies, U.S.A. Uruguay, etc. Many forgeries and reprints. (776)

A collection in mixed condition in 14 albums (inc. an Ideal) and stockbooks , and loose contained in three cartons with Commonwealth inc. Ceylon Q.V., Zanzibar, foreign with Austrian Levant, China foreign P.O's, East Germany 1950's issues mint and used, Korea, Monaco from 1885 inc. 1891 25c. green mint, South America, Switzerland Pro Juventutes from 1913 used, 1951 Lunaba miniature sheet mint, postal stationery, covers, cancellations (1000's‡) sorted by town, Thailand, Turkey from 1863 first issue, Yugoslavia, etc. (577)

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25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

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