Stamps & Covers of the World

14 Feb 2007, 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

Switzerland: A range of used classic issues in mixed condition, comprising 1850 Poste Locale 2½r. (2006 RPS Certificate), 5r. Rayon I and Rayon II (three, two with 2006 RPS Certificates), 1851 5r.(4), 1852 15c., 1852 15r., and redrawn 15r. (4). (559)

Switzerland: A collection from 1900 to 1982 in an album, more or less complete for the period, and fine c.d.s. used, with Charity, Airmail and surcharged issues. (397)

Thailand: A carton of duplicated modern domestic Air Letters, all registered, and showing a wide variety of town names, for which a list is enclosed. (621)

Turkey: An accumulation of mainly 1900's to 1950's covers and cards in mixed condition contained in a small box inc. postal stationery, postcards, registered, airmail, good range of frankings and cancels, etc. (622)

Turkey: A small group of cards comprising 1903 20pa. postal stationery card to Bergkirchen; 1903 picture postcard to Heidelberg; and 1911 picture postcard to Budapest. (654)

United Nations: 1951-81 A mint collection in a printed album with U.S., Swiss and Austrian issues inc. commemoratives, definitive sets and miniature sheets, etc. (18)

United States of America: 1937 envelope from Hong Kong to Delaware with 2c. Presidential tied by "U.S.S. Chaumont/Hong Kong/Victoria BCC" spoon cancellation, a "Regimental Hospital/Fourth Marines, M.C.E.F./ Shanghai, China" cachet on the reverse, and the front additionally franked with the stamps of five other nations having ships serving in Chinese waters. Ex Paul Hock. (Also two other cards.) (248)

United States of America: A mint and used duplicated range in a stockbook, fair to fine; including Presidentials, early commemorative values to 10c., Pre-cancels, stationery cut-outs, Special Delivery, Parcel Post, Documentary and Postage Dues. (132)

United States of America: A range of covers, cards and pieces from 1927-39 for American gunboats serving on the Yangtze, well written-up with supporting details, with appropriate ship cancellations and other marks. (249)

United States of America: A selection of covers and cards contained in a small box, early to modern, used and unused in mixed condition. including airmails, A.P.O., censored, military, newspaper wrappers, postal stationery including uprated, registered etc. (425)

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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.

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A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

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

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

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