Stamps and Covers of the World

27 Sep 2006, starting at 11:00 BST .

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A mint and used collection in mixed condition in five albums contained in a small box inc. Switzerland 1862-1992 inc. 1882 standing Helvetias with shades, wmks and perfs., 1934 NABA miniature sheet mint, 1945 Pax set used, War Relief sheet mint and used, 1917 Pro-Juventute 1913-17 sets mint and used, good range of later commemoratives, definitives, charity, miniature sheets, airs and tete beche pairs, Sweden 1858-1993 inc. 1924 U.P.U. set to 2kr. used, booklets, covers, officials, postage dues, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in ninety stockbooks and albums contained in seven cartons inc. British Commonwealth, Australia, New Zealand, West Indian and Pacific Islands, Europe and Colonies, Middle East, Asia, South America, U.S.A., with commemoratives, definitives, miniature sheets, thematics, omnibus issues and a quantity of old auction catalogues, etc.

A collection in mixed condition in six albums (inc. a Schwaneberger) and loose in a carton inc. G.B. 1840 1d. used, K.E.VII to 10/- used, British Africa, C.O.G.H. triangulars (3) used, Canada, Rhodesia 1898 £20 fiscally used, 1909 opts. to 7/6 mint, 1910 Double Heads to 2/- mint, Victoria 1900 Charity 1d., 2d. mint, Zanzibar 1908 to 5r. mint, foreign inc. Belgium 1849 first issue 10c. (15) inc. pairs, 20c. (31) used, Belgian Congo, a few covers, Greece 1896 Olympics 5d. mint, Netherlands first and second issues used, etc.

A mint and used accumulation in 60 stockbooks and albums in five cartons with Commonwealth inc. N.Z. Life Insurance covers (6), Malaya, Hong Kong, Rhodesias and other British Africa, Hong Kong, G.B., with some high values, etc., mostly fine.

An all world collection in mixed condition in four old Lincoln albums contained in a carton inc. a fine 4th. edition with clasp, inc. G.B. 1891 £1 green, British Empire with Hong Kong, Mauritius used in Seychelles, Finland roulettes, France and colonies, German States, Levant, China, U.S.A. 1918 16c. and 24c. airs, Latin America, many values fine used, commemoratives, definitives, officials, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in forty five albums and loose contained in seven cartons inc. British Commonwealth, New Zealand, U.S.A., G.B. 1840 1d. and later, Australia, Channel Islands, Europe, mint and used commemoratives, definitives, presentation packs, f.d.c's, thematics, commercial mail, etc.

A mint and used collection of foreign countries in mixed condition in a pair of Ideal albums with issues to 1936 inc. France and colonies, Italy, U.S.A., Spain, Germany and states, Hungary, Scandinavia, Latin America, commemoratives, airs, definitives, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in twenty six albums and loose contained in four cartons inc. G.B. 1840 1d., later mint and used commemoratives, definitives and f.d.c's to Q.E.II issues, Canada, U.S.A., India, British Commonwealth inc. modern Falkland Islands issues, general collections in two old Strand albums, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in fifty two albums, packets and loose contained in six cartons with general collections, U.S.A., Canada, Portugal and Colonies, Australia, Italy, Germany, France, G.B., Europe and Colonies, commemoratives, definitives, f.d.c's, etc.

An all world collection in mixed condition in five albums contained in a carton with G.B. Q.V surface printed issues, later commemoratives and definitives, British Commonwealth countries inc. Nigeria, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong K.G.VI $10, West Indian and Pacific islands, Malayan States, also some foreign sets and part sets, thematics, etc.

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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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