Stamps and Covers of the World

15 Feb 2005, starting at 10:00 GMT .

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A collection in mixed condition in an album, a stockbook and on leaves in a small carton inc. Australia, States inc. Queensland 1900 1d. (6d.) Patriotic Fund used, Bermuda, G.B. 1883 10/- used, Jordan, N.Z. 12/6, 30/- brown, £3 and £4 used, Palestine, omnibus issues inc. 1935 Jubilee sets, etc.

Portugal: A collection in an album, folders and in packets in a small carton, from 1853 imperfs., 1866 10r., 20r. used, mint and used 1940's and 1950's sets inc. 1952 NATO set mint and used, Colonies from early issues mint and used inc. Angola 1951 Birds set mint, Macau, Madeira, Mozambique 1951 Fishes and 1953 Butterflies mint, Portuguese India packets of unmounted mint 1950's-60's sets, specialised study of Mozambique overprints with many varieties, etc. (602)

Romania: A mint and used collection in two stockbooks, with commemorative and definitive issues, miniature sheets, etc. (166)

Russia: A collection of mint and used issues in mixed condition in eight albums and on stockcards contained in a carton with all periods represented inc. a good range of Imperial issues, R.S.F.S.R. perf. and imperf. sets, charities and tax stamps, U.S.S.R. definitives, commemorative sets, miniature sheets inc. 1937 Architectural Congress, 1944 Liberation, 1945 Relief of Stalingrad, 1946 Anniv. Revolution, 1947 800th. Anniversary of Moscow, 1949 Stalins Birthday (creases), 1955 Savitsky, Scientific Stations, a range of later sets and singles, also some Latvian issues with propaganda labels and 1990's issues, a selection of bogus and re-prints inc. Turkenistan, Azerbaijan, Civil War issues, etc. (271)

Russia: A mainly modern duplicated selection of used (c.t.o.) and mint commemorative issues. (172)

Russia: A postcard franked with 1889 4k. and cancelled with a fine St. Petersburg numeral 31 in violet, card a little stained at top but clear of stamp, a scarce cancel. (369)

Spain: 1845-36 mint and used collection in varied condition in two albums, with pre-stamp and stamped covers, various imperf. issues, later commemorative and definitive issues, official issues, etc. (066)

Spain: 1850-1930 selection, very mixed condition, inc. 1850 6r. used, 1855 2r. unused, 1879 10p. unused, 1930 Railway 1p. mint, etc. (520)

Spain: 1960-83 collection in two albums. (067)

Spain: An accumulation of mainly modern material contained in a carton inc. f.d.c's, etc. (062)

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25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
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