Stamps & Covers of the World

14 Feb 2007, starting at 11:00 GMT.

Auction information

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

French Colonies Cameroon: 1961 A duplicated mainly unmounted mint range with sterling surcharges inc. 5/- (2), 10/- (4) and £1 (3) (268)

French Colonies: French Antarctic Territory: 1948-50 "Charcot" Expedition registered envelope sent to Paris franked with 1948 Airmail 100f. (Yvert 1) tied by Adelie Land 1949 February 15 and 1950 January 20 cancellations. The item is signed by A.Liotard, the first Postmaster, Governor and Expedition Leader, and offered with a photograph of an Adelie Land base camp (651)

French Col Fr Southern & Antarctic Terr: 1974 Universal Postal Union, 150f. Emperor Penguin, Globe and Letters, die proof in magenta, signed by the designer and engraver, P. Bequet, fine. (428)

French Colonies PO's in China: 1899 Market Report wrapper bearing 1894-1903 5c. yellow-green and a similar item (front only) bearing 5c. deep green, each tied by Shanghai c.d.s., addressed to Canada, small faults. (643)

German States: A selection of mainly used issues in mixed condition with Prussia, Wurttemburg, Hanover, Baden and Oldenburg, also Northern District 1sgr. used on cover plus two postal stationery envelopes. (647)

Germany: 1905-48 selection on stockcards with unmounted mint inc. 1905 booklet pane, 1948 British and American Zones currency reform numeral issue 2pf. to 84pf. set of 17 values (not guaranteed), also 1933 1m. Chicago Flight used (perf faults), etc. (648)

Germany: A 19th to 20th century collection of covers and postcards to the U.S.A. in mixed condition contained in a small box, including pre-stamp, censored, air mails etc., various postmarks, transit and receiving marks etc.

Germany: An early to middle period collection in two albums, mint and used, mixed condition; including Arms types from 1872 with an 1873 registered envelope from Hamburg to Cornwall franked with ½g. and 1g. single and strip of three (one of the latter the worn plate with damaged "H"), Inflation stamps with some used multiples, 1912 Darmstadt flown card, 1928-31 Air 1m. to 4m., the second volume with States, Saar, Memel and local stamps. (552)

Germany: A mint and used collection in mixed condition in eight albums in a carton with all periods represented inc. duplicated quantities of used Empire, Inflation and Third Reich issues, also a collection of unmounted mint West Berlin with commemorative sets and singles, charities, miniature sheets and booklets, etc. (616)

Germany: A collection from 1899 to 1944 in two albums, mint and used, mostly fair to fine; including a good number of sets, and many miniature sheets. (553)

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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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