Stamps & Covers of the World

26 Sep 2007, starting at 11:00 BST .

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Covers: A large accumulation of modern commercial covers contained in seven cartons many with philatelic and commemorative frankings from countries inc. Belgium, Germany, France and Colonies, Italy, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Andorra, also a quantity of modern Belgian stamps on paper and sorted in bundles etc. (38)

Covers: An all world selection of covers and cards contained in a small box inc. Austria, Switzerland, Australia, G.B, British Commonwealth, Japan, registered, commemorative cancels, f.d.c's, etc. (407)

Covers: An early to Q.E.II selection of 140 mainly commonwealth covers, postal stationery etc., in mixed condition contained in a small carton, including airmail, censored, registered, some with instructional markings, postage dues etc., including a selection of mint postal stationery with postal cards, reply cards and covers, etc., eight overprinted "SPECIMEN". (536)

Covers: 1826-1996(c.) accumulation of world wide covers in mixed conditions from many countries contained in a large carton, including Czechoslavakia 180‡) plus 1970s first day covers, France, Thailand documents, thematic penguins (50) mostly polar, etc.

Covers: An all world selection of mainly f.d.c's contained in a small box inc. Gibraltar, Belgium, Germany, United Nations, thematic subjects, etc. (79)

Covers: 1896-1964 Africa selection of fifty-eight covers, postal stationery cards, postcards etc. in mixed condition contained in an envelope, including Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Rhodesia, South Africa, Sudan, Zanzibar, etc., with Airmails, Registered, etc. (17)

Covers: 1864-1963 Australasia selection of ninety-one covers, postal stationery cards, postcards etc. in mixed condition contained in an envelope, including Australia, New South Wales, New Zealand, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, etc., with Airmails, Registered, etc. (16)

Covers: 1879-1974(c) group of postcards and postal stationery cards with a variety of frankings and cancels from many countries in mixed condition contained in a small box, including Belgium Congo, Italy, Latin America, Luxembourg, Palestine with censored, maritime, etc. (25)

Covers: A small group of covers inc. 1931 China registered first flight Asia-Europe, Newfoundland first flight, 1911 G.B. first aerial post card with special cancel, India Lady Minto's Fete postcard with special cancel, Pitcairns 1957 signed Clark and Christian. (398)

Covers: 1889-1968c. A large range of several hundred world wide covers in mixed condition including Falkland Islands, Thailand, etc., contained in a large carton, airmail, censored, registered etc., many commercial including some fronts, (20)

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

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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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