Stamps and Covers of the World

2 Aug 2005, 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

Romania: 1947-91 collection in varied condition in five albums in a small carton with commemorative and definitive sets mint and used, miniature sheets and sheetlets, imperfs., postage dues, good range of 1952-53 surcharges, 1952 (May-June) 3b. to 5l. mint, 1956 (Dec.) imperf. Wildlife set mint, 1958 Stamp Centenary in imperf. blocks mint, miniature sheet pair mint, 1959 Bucharest Anniversary 20l. miniature sheet mint and used (left margin cut back), 1960 Olympics miniature sheets mint, sets to mid 1970's and a few later, etc. (169)

Romania: Cancellations: A comprehensive written-up cancellation collection in three albums in a small carton with stamps, pieces, covers and cards inc. a quantity of special Bucharest cancels 1865-1939, good range of railway cancels, rural posts, covers with posthorn numerals, the postal districts of Northern Wallachia and Moldavia 1864-1925 inc. blocks and covers, Danube - Black Sea towns and ports with several cards and covers, maritime cancels, etc. (164)

Romania: Perfins: A collection in two albums, mainly used inc. pieces, covers (15), a good range of commercial perfins inc. banks, etc., also the catalogue by Laszlo Eros. (163)

Romania: Postal Stationery: A specialised collection from 1871 in a binder with unused (455‡) and used (310‡) inc. letter cards, reply cards, wrappers, money orders, censored, a few p.p.c's, etc. (162)

Romania: Revenues: A collection of revenues and fiscals in an album, from 1872 with mint and used, a few on documents, 1913 Silistra Exhibition stamp on cover, charity, aviation, consular, foreign bill, writer's fund, etc., also Bulgaria and Romania revenue Barefoot catalogue. (161)

Russia: 1962-78 mint and used collection in mixed condition on old Yvert leaves contained in a small box inc. commemorative sets, definitives, airs, stated to be complete for the period. (67)

Russia: A mainly modern duplicated selection of used (c.t.o.) and mint commemorative issues. (71)

Saudi Arabia: 1968-75 100p. and 200p. both in unmounted mint complete sheets (10 x 10), fine and scarce. S.G.£3300. (411)

Spain: 1698-1860 A collection of pre-stamp and stampless maritime covers, varied condition written-up in an album, inc. range of cancels, rate marks, destinations, etc. (291)

Sweden: 1920-52 collection of mint issues mounted in a presentation book with a selection of commemorative sets and definitives, etc. (68)

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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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