Stamps and Covers of the World

25 Jan 2006, starting at 11:00 GMT .

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Russia: A collection of railway station cancels and postcards written up to display standard and mounted on leaves with a card showing the station cancel and in most cases a picture postcard showing the relevant matching station inc. Aleksandrov, Balashov, Chita, Krasnoyarsk, Pskov, Vologda, etc. (470)

Russia: A collection of stamps and covers from the 1990's mounted on leaves and showing a good range of rate changes for the period. (111)

Saudi Arabia: 1916-45 collection, varied condition on leaves inc. Hejaz, Nejd, 1923 (Feb-March) ¼pi. on 1/8pi., 10 on 5pi. mint, 1934 Proclamation imperf. values to ½s. mint, etc. (560)

Spain: 1851 Queen Isabel II 10r. green unused no gum. (17)

Spain: A duplicated collection in mixed condition in eight binders (inc. a Schaubek and two Davo albums), on leaves and loose contained in two cartons inc. a range of imperfs. mostly used, mint inc. 1901-05 values to 20c., 1907 Madrid Exhibition set (used), 1930 Columbus postage to 10p., 1953 (Nov.) Air 25p., sets from 1960's to 1990's mint and used, etc. (170)

Switzerland: 1850-1996 A used collection in a printed album with imperfs. inc. 1850 5r. and 10r., sitting Helvetias with values to 20r., later ranges of sitting and standing Helvetias, commemorative sets, definitives, airs, pro-juventute, etc. (105)

Switzerland: 1850-1981 A collection of mainly used issues in mixed condition in an album inc. 1850-52 Rayons 2½rp. to 15rp., 1854-62 sitting Helvetias with values to 1f. (yellow thread), later definitives, commemorative sets, pro-juventutes, 1945 Pax set, charities, airs, postage dues to, officials, etc. (107)

Switzerland: 1850-1970 A collection of mint and used issues in mixed condition in a printed album inc. a range of early imperf. issues with values to 40r., later definitives, commemoratives, airs inc. 1919 30c. and 50c. overprints used, pro-juventutes, 1945 Pax set mint, postage dues and officials, etc. (106)

Switzerland: 1854-1982 A mint and used collection in mixed condition in a printed album inc. commemoratives sets and singles, miniature sheets, definitives, airs, pro-juventute, charity, officials, etc. (484)

Switzerland: 1860-67 E's (14) all with Swiss/German t.p.o. marks, good to fine. (23)

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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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