Stamps and Covers of the World

20 Sep 2005, starting at 10:30 BST .

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Thematics: Royalty: 1973-86 A mainly mint collection of modern Royal events issues in eleven albums contained in two cartons inc. 1973 and 1981 Royal weddings, 1977 Jubilee, 1982 Royal baby, 1986 60th. birthday, with commemorative sets, gutter pairs, miniature sheets, strips, etc. (1293)

Thematics: Royalty: A collection of Royal events in six albums, contained in a carton, inc. 1978 Coronation, 1981 Royal Wedding, also London 1980, etc. (1372)

U.P.U.: 1949-50 A mint collection, much unmounted in a special album, inc. French Colonies, San Marino 1949 100L., 200L. (2, one imperf.) and 300L. in minature sheets of six, Vatican 1949 air set, also complete British Commonwealth in an album and a few other issues in a further album, etc. (1221)

Afghanistan: An unmounted mint and duplicated range of perf. and imperf. miniature sheets contained in a stockbook. (1546)

Argentina: A comprehensive collection of mint and used Argentinian revenue stamps in eighteen stockbooks contained in two cartons inc. a wide range of series, types, usages, values, sets and parts, etc. (1522)

Belgium: 1816-62 A very well written-up collection of stampless E's on leaves, inc. straight lines, instructional marks, transit marks, etc. (1719)

Belgium: 1952 U.P.U. Congress set, fine unmounted mint. (1226)

Belgium: 1959-95 A collection of mainly f.d.c's in five cover albums, contained in a carton, inc. some commemorative cancels, etc. (1715)

Belgian Congo: A mint selection, varied condition, inc. 1886 50c. two unmounted mint corner blocks of four, 1949 U.P.U. commemorative miniature sheets and the four values for Ruanda (unmounted mint), also a few used Belgium stamps, etc. (1367)

Bosnia: 1879-1900 A mainly used and duplicated collection of the Eagle issue with ranges of shades, perforation varieties, cancellations, litho and typo printings, etc. (1423)

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
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.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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