Stamps and Covers of the World
4 Apr 2007, starting at 11:00 BST.
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North Borneo: 1895 4c on $1 scarlet, block of four variety surcharge double, part o.g. fine and rare, Royal certificate (1963), SG87a, cat. £3,800+ (850)
Sold for £1,997 (US$ 3,264) inc. premium
North Borneo: 1931 Anniversary Issue Set of eight Die Proofs in issued colours on wove paper, the odd minor stain spot but a rare and most attractive set. (992)
Sold for £1,175 (US$ 1,920) inc. premium
Cinderellas: Railways: GB: Railway Letter Stamps. Glasgow, Barrhead & Kilmarnock Joint Railway 1898 2d. value (R.de Lacy Spencer #5), probably unique proof sheet of twenty four, a little grubby and minor faults around edges. (344)
Sold for £517 (US$ 845) inc. premium
South Africa: A magnificent and highly specialised collection from 1913 to 1982 in ten green Rapkin, Exeter and Plymouth albums, mostly fine and fresh lightly mounted mint, written-up to a high degree, and in all a wonderful basis for continuation. This description can but hint at the vast range of material which includes many hundreds of plate and control blocks: 1913 2½d. block of four with first day cancel, 1913-24 with shades, controls, watermark varieties and coils to £1 (two mint and one used), 1923 Harrison and other essays, 1926-27 with plate proofs and blocks, and 1d. imperforate vertical pair within a perforated block of four, 1927-30 2d. to 10/- both perfs., 1929 Airmail blocks with varieties, 1929 Darmstadt trials, 1930-45 excellent study with varieties to 2/6 (six of each), 1933-48 equally fine study to 5/-and 10/- (seven of each), 1935 Jubilee "cleft skull" varieties on cover, 1942-44 War Effort (a whole volume), and the present reign in six volumes. (282)
Sold for £5,640 (US$ 9,218) inc. premium
North Borneo: 1931 Anniversary Issue 3c. (3), 6c. (3), 10c. (3), 12c (3) 25c. (4), $1 (3), $2 (3) and $5 (3) colours trials in blocks of four with punched hole , imperf. and perf., a fine and attractive group. (996)
Sold for £940 (US$ 1,536) inc. premium
Falkland Islands: 1933 Centenary ½d. to £1 (S.G.127-138), fresh lightly mounted mint. (285)
Sold for £1,527 (US$ 2,496) inc. premium
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An all world duplicated collection in mixed condition in twenty six large stockbooks, two cases and a large envelope contained in four cartons with main interest in pre 1950 issues inc. Europe and Colonies, British Commonwealth, Middle and Far East, Latin America with commemoratives, airs, definitives, charities, officials, etc.
Sold for £3,055 (US$ 4,993) inc. premium
An all world collection in mixed condition in forty nine stockbooks, on leaves, in packets and loose contained in nine cartons inc. British Commonwealth countries, G.B., Europe and Colonies, Far East and Asia with commemorative sets and part sets, miniature sheets, definitives, thematics, commercial and f.d.c's, P.H.Q. cards, etc.
Sold for £998 (US$ 1,632) inc. premium
An all world accumulation in mixed condition in sixty eight albums, on stockcards, leaves and loose contained in nine cartons inc. British Commonwealth, G.B., Europe and Colonies, U.S.A., Middle East, commemoratives, definitives, thematics, covers, f.d.c's and cards, etc.
£850 - 1,000
US$ 1,400 - 1,600
An all world collection in mixed condition in six albums, folders and a box contained in a carton inc. Austria, Switzerland, Belgian Congo/Zaire, Russia, Belgium, commemoratives, definitives, railway parcel, charities, thematics, miniature sheets, etc.
Sold for £1,351 (US$ 2,208) inc. premium
An all-world collection in nine albums in a carton, mint and used, mixed condition; including Australasia, two volumes of Germany, Japan, Russia, United States, and an interesting battered book of world-wide postal stationery.
Sold for £493 (US$ 806) inc. premium
An all world collection in mixed condition in twenty stockbooks, in packets and loose contained in two cartons with main interest in British Commonwealth inc. Q.V to early Q.E.II used commemoratives and definitives with duplication, G.B. with a range of surface printed and line engraved, lat all world in bundles and packets, commercial correspondence, stamps on and off paper, etc.
Sold for £763 (US$ 1,248) inc. premium
A collection in mixed condition in four albums inc. an Ideal with Commonwealth inc. Australia 1932 Bridge 5/- used, foreign inc. Belgium 1849 10c. (3), 20c. (5) used, Netherlands 1852 5c. to 15c. used, 1867 50c. gold used, 1872 2g.50 used, 1920s to 1950s. mint and used sets, Switzerland from 1850, 1913 Pro Juventute 10c. used, 1945 Pax 3f. mint, etc.
Sold for £646 (US$ 1,056) inc. premium
An all-world collection in three cartons, mint and used, mixed condition; including a well-filled older album, a collection of New Zealand, and extensive others.
Sold for £376 (US$ 614) inc. premium
A mixed collection of covers and cards, all periods and areas, in a carton; including Ship Letters, much pre-stamp material including items addressed to the Wesleyan Mission House in Hatton Garden, and early picture postcards from Belgium, Dutch Indies, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Malta, New South Wales, Palestine, Poland, Rhodesia, Russia, Sarawak, Seychelles, Switzerland and United States.
Sold for £2,056 (US$ 3,360) inc. premium
An all world accumulation in mixed condition in fourteen albums, boxes, packets and loose contained in three cartons inc. Q.V to Q.E.II collection, U.S.A. inc. some early issues, general collections, Luxembourg inc. 1956 Europa set used, commemoratives, definitives, officials, etc.
Sold for £587 (US$ 960) inc. premium
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