Stamps and Covers of the World

14 Jun 2005, starting at 10:00 BST .

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An all world accumulation in thirty albums and stockbooks, leaves and loose, contained in four cartons, inc. Austria 1933 WIPA 50g. + 50g. unmounted mint, B.O.I.C., Egypt, Germany with West Germany 1951 Posthorn set mint, 1954 Heuss 50pf. mint, West Berlin 1948 and 1948-49 optd. sets mint (not expertised), 1949 U.P.U. set mint, Great Britain, Greece 1951 Reconstruction set unmounted mint, Ireland 1922 to 5/- used, Italy and States, Luxembourg 1956 Europa set unmounted mint, Norway, St. Kitts-Nevis, Southern Rhodesia, Spain 1950 Centenary 10p., 15p. mint, Sudan, Vatican, range of 1940's to 1960's new issues, etc.

A collection, mixed condition in three albums, contained in a carton, inc. Canada with large and small Queens, 1897 Jubilee mint to 8c., used to 50c., France, U.S.A. 1869 to 30c., 1893 Columbus mint to 15c. used to $1, 1898 Omaha to $2 used, 1904 Purchase set mint and used, postage dues, Officials, etc.

An all world accumulation in seventeen albums and stockbooks, leaves and loose in packets, contained in five cartons, inc. Aden, Australia, Germany with West Germany 1951-52 Numerals set mint, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, also four empty albums and some auctions catalogues, etc.

A Foreign collection in two New Ideal albums, mixed condition, inc. Denmark, France, German States, Iceland 1920 2kr. mint, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, U.S.A., etc.

An all world collection of stamps and covers in mixed condition in three albums contained in a small box inc. U.S.A., Thailand, China with a used range of small and large dragons, 1897 surcharges, later range of definitives and commemoratives to early 1960's inc. 1929 Unification set mint, various surcharged sets, airs and postage dues, inflation issues, Central China, East China, South China, Taiwan, Sinkiang, Manchukuo, Japanese Occupation issues, Japan with a range of early issues used, later definitive, commemoratives and airs inc. 1936 Occupation of Kwantung set mint, various National Park sets, also a selection of covers and postcards, etc.

An accumulation in sixteen albums and stockbooks, leaves and loose contained in two cartons, inc. Ascension 1938-53 to 10/- used, Australia, Bermuda 1938-53 perf. 14 used, Canada, France, Great Britain, Newfoundland, Netherlands 1940 surcharged set mint, U.S.A., Omnibus issues with 1949 U.P.U. set virtually complete unmounted mint, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in nineteen albums contained in two cartons inc. Belgium with a range of early issues and railway stamps, Switzerland, G.B., British Commonwealth, Egypt, covers, commemoratives, definitives, charities, sheets, postage dues, airs, etc.

A collection in mixed condition in eleven albums and loose contained in two cartons with G.B. inc. 1840 1d. (3) used, Commonwealth inc. Brunei 1895 set (less 8c., 10c.) c.t.o., 1907-10 to $1 mint (3c. used), 1908-12 values to $5 mint, Egypt, Hong Kong China opts. to $1 mint, India Q.V. imperfs. used, K.E.VII mint to 5r., States, N.Z. 1908 K.E.VII Land 1d. block of four used, omnibus issues mint inc. 1949 U.P.U., foreign inc. Austria 1908-13 Accession set (less 72h.) mint, France 1930 Sinking Fund 1f.50 + 3f.50 block of four used, Colonies, Japanese P.O's in China 1914-19 values to 50s., 1y. mint, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in eight albums contained in two cartons inc. British Commonwealth all reigns with a range of 1948 Wedding sets, Indian States, early Q.E.II issues, Channel Islands, G.B. from 1840 with commemoratives and definitives, foreign inc. mint Germany etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in fourteen albums, in packets and loose contained in two cartons inc. Canada, Aden, Australia, Malaya, Ceylon, India, Egypt with 1938 Wedding £1 unmounted mint, Leeward Islands, commemoratives, definitives, postage dues, omnibus issues, sorted in packets, also some accessories, etc.

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26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 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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