Stamps and Covers of the World

25 Jan 2006, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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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

1911-13 Somerset House: 5/- carmine, fine mint.

1911-12 Downey Heads: 1912 (Jan. 1st.): 1d. die 2 variety wmk. inverted, fine mint.

An accumulation of decimal commemoratives in four albums and loose contained in two cartons with sets to 1990 with many in blocks and gutter blocks, 1985 (2) to 1991 year books complete, 1998 year pack, presentation packs (also Machins), also f.d.c's and PHQ cards, various used, etc., face value £465‡.

1950-52: ½d. pale orange coil leader (EXP) with four stamps attached, used experimentally in exposed locations, rare.

A mint decimal commemorative collection in two albums, inc. some gutter pairs, etc. Face value £170‡.

An unmounted mint selection of decimal Machin missing phosphor varieties, inc. 15p. bright blue (10), duplication, etc. Face value £28.40.

A mint accumulation in an album and loose in a small carton with mint commemorative sets and presentation packs to 1991, a few Greetings and Prestige booklets, etc., face value £252‡.

Switzerland: 1860-67 E's (14) all with Swiss/German t.p.o. marks, good to fine.

A mainly decimal definitive collection in five albums, contained in a box, inc. many cylinder blocks, values to £10 (4), etc. Face value £404‡.

An accumulation of mainly decimal booklets in five albums, contained in a box, inc. many folded, greetings, prestige, etc. Face value £360‡.

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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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