Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

21 Sep 2004, starting at 10:30 BST with lot 1.
22 Sep 2004, starting at 10:30 BST

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Netherlands: 1852-1970 mint and used collection in mixed condition in three albums contained in a small box inc. a range of early issues, later commemoratives and definitives in duplicated quantities, also some Indonesian and colonial issues, etc. (1148)

Netherlands: 1852-1967 collection in two Davo albums inc. early imperf. and perf. issues used, later to 1g., 5g. and 10g. used, Olympic Games, Child Welfare and Social Relief Fund sets mint and used, 1942 Legion Fund sheets mint, 1947-48 5c. to 60c. mint, 1950 Church set mint, later commemorative and definitive issues, Postage Dues, Netherland Antilles, Indies and New Guinea, Curacao, etc., Also an album of Luxemburg and Israel all contained in a carton. (901)

Netherlands: 1876-91 unmounted mint selection comprising 1876-94 ½c. to 2½c., 1891-94 3c. to 1g. set (less 15c.), and 1893-98 perf. 11½ 2g.50, 1g. with small gum adhesions, and some other values with nibbled perfs. and gum wrinkles, otherwise mainly fine and fresh. (754)

Hungary: A collection in mainly good to fine condition on leaves inc. 1871 set and 1872 set used, 1913 set unused, 1915 set unused, postage dues, newspaper stamps, etc., SG (stated) £600 (1067)

Iceland: 1873-1955 A collection on leaves, mixed condition, inc. 1873 perf. 14 x 13½ 4sk., 8sk. mint, 1882-95 to 40a. used, etc. (1441)

Iceland: 1873-1937 a Selection, mixed condition, inc. 1873 8sk. used, 1897 perf. 12½ 3 on 5a. used, 1920 to 5k. mint, etc. (1305)

Iceland: 1935-2003 A mint collection, varied condition in a Lindner album and a stockbook, inc. 1939-45 set, 1939 and 1940 World's Fair sets, mainly unmounted from 1944, 1944 Proclamation set, 1950-54 set, etc. (367)

Iran: A mint and used collection of mainly early issues on leaves inc. 1868 imperfs., 1886 officials to 5k., 1894 to 50k. used, 1899 set mint, 1902 overprints mainly used, surcharges to 50k. used, 1919 provisionals, later issues, etc., SG (stated) £1,700 (1072)

Israel: 1948 Coins set with tabs, mainly unmounted mint, varied condition, also a few others, etc. (796)

Israel: An accumulation of modern issues in packets and loose contained in a small box inc. unmounted mint, used, blocks and f.d.c's, etc. (1120)

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