Stamps and Covers of the World

15 Nov 2005, starting at 10:30 GMT .

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An all world collection in a decorative Senf album, mixed condition, inc. Belgium, Cape of Good Hope, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany and States, Great Britain, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal and Colonies, Sweden, U.S.A., etc.

An all world accumulation in thirty-eight albums or stockbooks, leaves and loose, contained in five cartons, inc. Austria, France with 1929-33 to 20f. mint, 1936 air 50f. emerald-green used, 1936 air banknote 50f. used, Germany, Jamaica, Rhodesia, Switzerland, U.S.A. 1893 Columbus to 50c. (thinned) and used, etc.

A collection in mixed condition in eight albums and loose contained in two cartons inc. G.B. 1840 1d. used, 1939-48 10/- dark blue mint, Bermuda 1938 to 12/6 mint, Cyprus 1924 to 45pi. used, Gibraltar 1889 to 5p. mint, 1912 8/- mint, 1925 to 10/- used, 1953 and 1960 sets to £1 mint, Malta, Seychelles, foreign inc. China, France 1926 War Orphans set, 1936 Air 10f. used, Spain 1950 Stamp Centenary set of eight inc. Airs mint, U.S.A. 1918 Air set of three mint, loose packets, covers, etc.

A world collection in mixed condition in 15 albums and stockbooks, and loose contained in two cartons inc. Australia 'roos to 10/- used, K.G.V heads, 1971 Christmas block of 20 mint, New Zealand, Denmark mint and used from first issues, Finland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway inc. mint Posthorns with various printings, Sweden from 1855, Officials, Postage Dues, covers inc. Denmark WWI P.O.W. mail, D.W.I. 1903 bisect, postcards, packets, etc.

An accumulation in 14 folders or stockbook, contained in two cartons, inc. Australia, Bahamas, Great Britain, India, Ireland, Singapore 1948-52 perf. 14 to $5 mint, Sudan, U.S.A., 1948 Silver Wedding sets mint (60), etc.

An accumulation on stockleaves and loose in a carton inc. a quantity of thematic stamps, miniature sheets, imperfs., proofs, covers inc. sports, space, Olympics, ships, animals, Hungary, Kampuchea, Laos, North Korea, modern covers mainly f.d.c's and special cancels, etc.

A collection to 1950's in mixed condition in 22 albums (inc. an early Schaubek) with G.B. inc. 1840 1d. used, K.E.VII 10/-, £1 used, Commonwealth inc. Falkland Is., Hong Kong, foreign inc. Belgium 1849 10c., 20c. used, Charity sets, 1950's sets mint, France from 1849 imperfs., Germany and States, Netherlands, Norway, U.S.A., mostly earlier material, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in forty one albums contained in four cartons inc. Russia, Greece, Egypt, Africa, France, Bulgaria, Middle East, Cuba, Hungary, French Colonies, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Vatican, Bohemia and Moravia, Saar, Germany, Memel, U.S.A., commemorative sets, definitives, airs, thematics inc. ships and sport, etc.

A mint and used all world collection in mixed condition in nine albums contained in two cartons with mint British Commonwealth inc. K.G.VI values to £1, Ascension 1938-53 10/-, Perak 1938-41 $1, St. Helena 1938-44 3d. ultramarine, Hong Kong 1938-52 values to $5, G.B. from 1840 with a range of line engraved and surface printed issues, K.E.VII values to 5/-, a good range of later issues fine used, Channel Islands, Japan, Germany and states inc. third reich miniature sheets, Berlin 1949 U.P.U. 1dm. and 2dm. fine used, etc.

An all world accumulation in forty seven albums or stockbooks, loose duplicated in tins, contained in six cartons, inc. Ascension, Australia, Gibraltar, Great Britain with 1840 1d. used, Channel Islands virtually complete mint to 2004, Omnibus issues with 1949 U.P.U., etc.

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25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £10,000 up to and including £450,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £450,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
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