Stamps and Covers of the World

2 Aug 2005, starting at 10:30 BST .

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Sweden: 1953 (July) 400k. Flying Swans booklet (SG SB100), a few split perfs. otherwise fine. SG £500. (95)

United States of America: 1930 Zeppelin set, also 1933 Zeppelin 50c., used, 65c. creased, otherwise fine. (85)

United States of America: 1931 Wiley Post and Harold Gatty round the world flight cover carried on their plane the "Winnie May", cancelled Mineola N.Y. June 21st. 1931, Berlin, Moscow and Mineola arrival July 1st. 1931, signed by Post and Gatty. (77)

United States of America: An unmounted mint range of commemorative and definitive issues in three albums and a folder contained in a carton inc. blocks, large multiples and part sheets, 1984 Olympic Games f.d.c's with gold replicas, etc. (357)

Venezuela: 1937-1961 mainly mint collection in mixed condition in a stockbook with main interest in the air issues inc. 1937 set, 1938 set, 1944 Baseball Championships set, later sets and singles, definitives, commemoratives, officials, etc. (69)

Vietnam: Central Annam: 1954 Official 0.300k. on 30d. on 5d. dull green fine unused, scarce. SG NAO15 (78)

Yemen: 1959-1970 mainly unmounted mint collection in three albums inc. commemorative sets, miniature sheets, imperf. issues, overprints and surcharges, etc. (54)

1937-52 A collection of mint K.G.VI issues in mixed condition (inc. some toning) in a Stanley Gibbons printed album with definitive sets inc. Aden and states, Australia, Ascension 1938-53 to 10/-, Bermuda 1938-53 to £1 (less 12/6d) , Brunei 1947-51 to $10, Burma 1938-40 to 10r., 1947 service overprint to 10r., Canada 1942-48 to $1, Cyprus 1938-51 to £1, Falkland Islands 1952 to £1, Gibraltar 1938-51 to £1 inc. 2d. grey perf. 13½ watermark sideways, Hong Kong 1938-52 to $10 (both), India 1937-40 to 10r., Ireland 1937 2/6d. to 10/-, Kedah 1937 to $2, Kelantan 1937-40 to $2, K.U.T. 1938-54 to £1, Northern Rhodesia 1939-52 to 20/-, Nyasaland 1938-42 to £1, Pakistan 1947 and 1948-56 to 25r., St. Helena 1938-49 to 10/-, Sudan 1941 to 20pi., West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand, Malayan States, G.B. overprints, omnibus issues with 1948 Silver Wedding and 1949 U.P.U sets virtually complete, etc.

1937-52 A mainly used collection of K.G.VI issues in three albums contained in a small box with definitive sets inc. Aden 1939-48, Ascension 1938-53, Bahamas 1938-52, Bechuanaland 1938-52, British Guiana 1938-52, British Honduras 1938-47, Cayman Islands1938-48, Falkland Islands 1938-50, Fiji 1938-55, Gibraltar 1938-51, Jamaica 1938-52, North Borneo 1950-52, Nyasaland 1945-52, St. Kitts Nevis 1938-50, St. Lucia 1938-48, St. Helena 1938-44, Sierra Leone 1938-44, Tristan Da Cunha 1952, commemoratives, omnibus issues with a good range of 1948 Silver Wedding sets, etc.

A Q.V. to K.G.V collection of eleven countries in varied condition in an album, mainly mint with Ascension inc. 1924-33 1d. with cleft rock variety in a block, 1934 to 5/-, British Solomon Is. 1914-23 MCA shades to 10/-, Brunei 1922 Exhibition 50c. and $1, Dominica 1921-22 Script ½d. to 2/6, Jamaica range of Q.V., 1919-21 MCA 10/-, Montserrat, Papua Lakatois, Sarawak, Turks and Caicos Is. 1900-04 and later sets to 3/-, Zanzibar, Zululand, etc. SG (stated) £4,200‡.

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