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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Replicas: "The Stamps of Royalty" a set of twenty five sterling silver stamp replicas contained in a satinwood case. (891)

Thematics: A mainly unmounted mint selection in two albums, stockbook and leaves, contained in a carton, inc. Famous People, Space, Sports, Bulgaria, France, etc. (171)

Thematics: A range of thematic collections in mixed condition in twelve albums contained in two cartons with subjects inc. The Olympic Games, History of World War Two, Royalty and Railways, commemorative sets, omnibus issues, f.d.c's, coin covers, signed covers, gold replicas, leaders of the world, etc.

Thematics: Birds: A thematic collection; Birds of Europe in four albums with mainly mint issues inc. Andorra 1955 200f., france 1947 500f. air and 1960's 7 1970's imperf. issues, Germany 1926 air set, Greece 1913 3d. and 10d., Iceland 1930 10aur, Netherlands 1951 airs, G.B. and Sweden locals, commmeoratives, definitives, airs, officials, imperfs., miniature sheets, also an album of duplicated used issues, etc. (1499)

Thematics: Birds: A thematic collection of Birds of America in three albums with mainly mint issues inc. Falkland Islands K.G.VI to 2/6 and Q.E.II to £1, Guyana 1966 3c. inverted overprint (9), Newfoundland 1933 Praire Chickens imperf. to margin, U.S.A. 1911 10c. registered, etc. (1390)

Thematics: Churchill: A thematic collection of mint and used Churchill stamps in three stockbooks contained in a small box inc. commemorative sets, singles, miniature sheets, f.d.c's, labels and omnibus sets, also some other world leaders and a few British Commonwealth issues, etc. (857)

Thematics: Europe: A mainly mint accumulation in six albums, inc. joint European issues, Friendship, Council of Europe, EFTA, NATO, Italy, Luxembourg, Saar, etc. (176)

Thematics: Fish: A mainly mint Commonwealth collection in an album, inc. Ascension, Cocos 1979 to $2, Pitcairns, Turks and Caicos, etc. (1100)

Thematics: International Organizations: A mainly unmounted mint collection in three albums and stockbook, contained in a carton, inc. Switzerland with League of Nations 1944 set, United Nations virtually complete to 2003, U.N. Geneva and Vienna, etc. (177)

Egypt: 1872-1971 A mint and used accumulation, varied condition in two stockbooks, inc. duplication, etc. (388)

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