Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
May 12, 2020

Our May 12, 2020 sale was prepared in anticipation of London 2020 World Stamp Exhibition. While the show has been rescheduled, this auction will take place as scheduled. There is an important collection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth, with many individual Colonies offered intact. In addition, there are hundreds of better individual lots of Inverted Centers of the World, French Colonies Postal History selection from the Lorenz correspondence to Trieste, excellent range of European countries, with Italy and Colonies, especially Fezzan, Poland, Russia, as well as rarities from Japan, Korea and more. There are many attractive and substantial Large Lots and Collections, often fully scanned.

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Lot #1739
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN
1854-1992 extensive specialized collection on pages and additional five Lighthouse albums (housed in two cartons), perforated issues, with Bluish and White Paper surface printed Queen Victoria, 1p-1sh, variety of Plate numbers, still housed on 40 original auction lot sheets (mixed condition as often, this section alone catalogues $50,000+), fair selection of Queen Victoria definitives, 1887-92 to 1sh, with different shades clearly identified,1902-11 KEVII 1/2p-1sh, again with many better shades, some high catalogue items included, George V 1911-24 specialized, included two pairs of "PENCF" varieties, some booklet panes, Seahorses (De La Rue) 2sh6p (3) and 5sh (2), 1924-25 British Empire Exhibition, PUC set of four, also sideways and inverted watermarks sets of three, plus £1 black, complete from there, with balance of the definitives, Seahorses (Re-engraved set of three), George VI, Queen Elizabeth, also extensive selection of Officials (without certificates, but many still on lot sheets as purchased at auction firms), Postage Dues, dozens of booklets, modern Regionals, etc. A solid foundation for expansion, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$9,000.00

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