Stamps and Covers of the World

12 Apr 2006, starting at 11:00 BST.

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lots

Switzerland: 1850-2004 A mint and used collection in four lighthouse albums and a stockbook contained in a carton inc. a range of perf. and imperf. sitting Helvetias, commemorative sets, definitives, 1945 Pax set used, booklet panes, miniature sheets, charities, officials, postage dues, United Nations Geneva issues, etc. (305)

Spain: 1763-1842 A collection of pre stamp entires in an album to and from Spain with a good range of postal markings. (326)

Russia: A collection of stamps and covers from the 1990's mounted on leaves and showing a good range of rate changes for the period. (64)

Russia: 1923-60 collection in varied condition in two albums with 1920's issues mint and used with imperf. and perf. sets, various perfs., inc. 1923-25 imperf. 3r., 5r. mint, later virtually complete mint or used inc. 1931 Airship Construction Fund imperf. mint, North Pole Flight imperf. used, perf. mint, 1934 Air wmk'd set mint, Airship set used, 1935 Chelyuskin set used, 1947-50 Moscow Anniversary set mint, etc. (300)

Peru: 1827-1947 A selection of covers and cards, varied condition, inc. pre-stamp, postal stationery, etc. (660)

Libya: 1975 5dh. Mosques issue imperf. unmounted mint corner block. (620)

Liberia: 1869-1968 A selection in a stockbook, varied condition, inc. proofs, miniature sheets, etc. (663)

Latvia: 1919-40 A mint and used collection in mixed condition in an album inc. with a good range of definitives, commemoratives, varieties, forgeries, postage dues, blocks, etc. (327)

Jordan: 1920-50 duplicated mint and used accumulation in varied condition in four stockbooks in a small carton with 1920 (Nov.) to 20p., 1922 (Nov.) to 2p., 1922 (Dec.) to 9p., 1923 (Mar.) to 20p., 1923 (May) to 20p. inc. arabic "933" error on 3m. reading down, 1923 provisionals, 1923-25 extensive range of the Hejaz issues with 1/8p. (3), ¼p. (6) and 1p. (5) with inverted opts., other errors and varieties inc. blocks of the 10p. with date errors, ½p. official with date error (2), 1925 Waterlow to 20p. (4), 1927 to 1000m., 1928 to 200m. (2), 1929 to 500m. (2), 1930 to £1 (4) with perfs., 1933 to 200m. (3), 500m., 1943 to £1 (4), later with imperfs., errors, Palestine to £1 (2), postage dues mint and used, specimens, cancellation interest, good range of covers inc. 1920 issue, etc., STC £22,000. (465)

Greece: 1861-1961 collection in mixed condition in an album and on leaves with a range of large and small Hermes heads mainly used, 1896 Olympics used (5d. unused, 10d. poor), 1900 (Sep.) 5d. on 40l. mint, 1900-01 "A M" surcharges on 1896 Olympics used, 1906 Second Olympics used (3d. mint, 5d. poor), 1913-15 Victory set mint or used, 1930 Independence Centenary to 50d. mint, 1933 50d. to 100d. mint, also 75d. used, 1951 St. Paul used, 1957 Royal Family set mint, Air sets inc. 1933 Aeroespresso issues 30d. to 120d. and 50l. to 50d. both mint and used, 1933 Govt. issue 50l. to 50d. mint and used, 1940 Youth Air 2d. to 100d. mint, Charity issues, postage dues, a few items of stationery and reply coupons, etc. (54)

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12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

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