Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

16 Mar 2004, starting at 10:30 GMT .

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Chile: 1882-1946 A range of covers and cards with postal stationery, registered, airmails, etc. (522)

China: 1913-94 A mint and used collection in mixed condition on leaves with commemorative sets, definitives, miniature sheets inc. 1964 Peony miniature sheet, also some Taiwan issues, etc. (217)

Colombia: 1868-1954 A selection of covers and cards with a good range of frankings inc. official receipts, registered, airmails, postal stationery, also two approval booklets containing various stamp issues, blocks, etc. (526)

Czechoslovakia: A mint and used collection in mixed condition in twenty five binders contained in four cartons inc. postal stationery, commemorative sets, cards, commercial mail, f.d.c's, etc. (220)

Egypt: 1879-1912 collection/study in an album, varied condition, inc. 1879 5p. wmk. inverted used (3), 20pa. wmk. inverted mint (4), 1pi. mint block of four, wmk. inverted unused (2), 2pi. mint block of four, 5pi. green mint block of four wmk. inverted, shades, cancellations, wmk. varieties, etc. (343)

Egypt: 1879 10pa. reddish-lilac in a fresh mint block of twelve (4 x 3), has sheet margin at top, fine. (324)

Egypt: 1879 1pi. die proof in black on glazed card (92 x 60), unmarked and undated, fine. (344)

Egypt: 1898 postage due 3m. on 2p. orange, seven pane of 60 (10 x 6), also 1905 3m. on 2p. orange block of 30 (5 x 6), all unmounted mint, mainly good to fine. (328)

Egypt: 1906-80 mint and used collection in mixed condition in a stockbook, a small cover album and on stockcards inc. definitives and commemoratives, etc. (206)

Egypt: 1926-59 a collection on leaves, varied condition, inc. 1933 Aviation sets (2) used on f.d.c's (one with Congress cancels), range of rates, first flights, etc. (322)

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £10,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

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