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Lot #1139
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1897 (7 Nov) cover franked with Russia 10k dark blue, tied by violet "Shanghai Pochtowaya Kontora 7.XI.1897" departure pmk, repeated on back, addressed to Leipzig, with "Ligne N. Paq.Fr.No3" octagonal French packet ship transit and arrival pmks on back, fine
Envelope
$260.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1140
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1899 (16 May) 10k lettercard sent from Chefoo, China to Germany by a signalman on the cruiser SMS Irene, part of the German East Asia Squadron. Postmarked at the Russian post office in Chefoo (16.5.99 old style and 28.5 new style), the Russian post office in Shanghai (20.5), Hong Kong (9.6), with Hedelfingen (10.7) arrival. (The message is datelined "Chefoo, China, Shantung Province, 27 May 1899" and reads, "Your first letter of 6 April arrived a few days ago. Thank you for that. I hurry to answer. I am very pleased to hear that you, your family, and your parents are doing well. I can say the same about myself. As typhoid is prevalent in Tsingtao, the cruiser squadron is presently in Chefoo, where we held large maneuvers. In the next few days, we will set sail for Tsingtao, Vladivostok, Yokohama, Kobe, and Hakodate. I will send you messages from those places.")
Envelope
$200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1141
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1902 (13 May) Japanese postcard franked with 1k and 3k Kitai overprints, tied by "Chefoo Pochtowaya Kontora" departure pmk, repeated alongside, sent via Yokohama (16 May) and Nagasaki (19 May) to Oakland, USA, framed Paquebot handstamp (probably applied in Nagasaki), various due markings, including "to Collect 1 cent", with postage due stamp added on arrival (June 6)
Envelope
$190.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1142
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1903 (26 Nov) red illustrated cover to Italy, franked on back with pair of 10k Kitai overprints, tied by "Inkou 1 Polev. Tel. Ot Priam.Okr." (Inkou Field Telegraph Branch Priamur District) cds, with corresponding Registry label, sent via Tientsin, with Registry handstamp on front, handstamped in Cyrillic "Registered via Siberia", with Tientsin and Newchong transit pmks, also Torino and Cuineo arrival pmks, filing fold away from the stamps, fine and scarce double registered cover to uncommon destination
Envelope
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1143
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1903 (8 Oct) large registered cover (return address "Roland Pehan Railway, China") franked with 1k, 2k, 3k, 5k, 7k and 10k Kitai overprints, paying 28k from HANKOU to Tournai, Belgium, tied by "Hankou Pocht. Kont." strikes in blue, repeated on back, showing clear registration handstamp, Field Post Office No.17 (Priamur) and Pochtowyj Wagon 2 (Postal Car) 21.X.03 transits, with six Belgian arrival and forwarding markings, intact wax seals on back, fine and impressive cover, with Holcombe certificate, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1144
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1906 (31 Oct) cover franked with 7k Kitai overprinted adhesive, tied by "Chifu Pochtw. Kontora" cds, repeated alongside, addressed to Vladivostok, with arrival pmk on back, filing fold away from the stamp, fine cover from Chefoo
Envelope
$95.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1145
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1907 (23 Mar) 3k stationery card, franked with 1k, 2k, 3k, 4k, 5k and 7k, all overprinted Kitai, canceled Chefoo (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen type 3A), addressed to German Consulate Ming-Hai, fine
Envelope
$95.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1146
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1917 (24 Nov) pre-printed Red Cross Service des Prisonniers de Guerre, Red Cross card (in German and Russian), confirming transfer of 800r from the German and Austro-Hungarian Help Committee for the Prisoners of War, franked with 1c and 2c surcharges, tied by Tientsin Russian Post cds, with framed Censor handstamp in Cyrillic (Examined by Military Censor in Tientsin) alongside, v.f.
Envelope
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1147
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Harbin
1903 (17 July) registered cover (opened for display) from Harbin to Gnesen, Germany (today Gniezno, Poland), franked on back with Russian 2k, and two each 3k and 7k, paying 22k, tied by "Harbin 5 Pocht. Tel. Kont", Roman Numerals "VII" inverted, fine, with Moscow transit and arrival pmks
Envelope
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1148
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Harbin
1907 (16 Nov) registered cover headed "American Consulate Harbin", sent from Harbin to Oswego City, franked with unoverprinted Russian 2k and 4x7k, paying 30k, tied by Harbin departure cds, with Cyrillic Registry Label "Harbin centralnoj" (Harbin Central), intact U.S. "Consulate General Mukden China" wax seal, transit and arrival pmks on back, fine
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1149
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Harbin
1919 (9 May) cover franked with unoverprinted Russian 15k, two imperf. pairs of 5k, used in combination with 35k on 2k (Siberia), paying 70k from Harbin to Los Angeles, with I.J.P.O. Changchun (Manchuria) and Kobe, Japan transit markings, both on front, fine cover, ex-Robbins
Envelope
$160.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1150
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Harbin
1919 (2 Dec) cover franked with unoverprinted Russian 35k and imperf. 70k, used in combination with 3x35k on 2k (Siberia), paying 2r from Harbin to San Francisco, with "Harbin-Pristan" (Harbin Pier Postal Branch) departure pmks, with I.J.P.O. Changchun (Manchuria) transit pmk on back, cover roughly opened at top, otherwise fine
Envelope
$290.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1151
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Manchuli
1910 (23 Oct) picture postcard franked with 3k ordinary Russian adhesive, canceled "Manchuria Pocht. Kont.", used locally in Manchuli ("Dear Mom"), with Manchuria arrival cds, fine and scarce local usage, showing Manchuria departure and arrival markings, ex-Casey
Envelope
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1152
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Manchuli
1914 (20 May) registered commercial cover from the firm of San-Ho-Shin (bilingual pre-printed address in Chinese and Cyrillic "Sale of various Candies"), Station Manchuria, with Cyrillic "Manchuria Pochtowaya Kontora" Registry label, franked on back with Russian 15k and 20k, paying 35k and tied by two strikes of Manchuria Pocht. Kont. cds, addressed to Chita, arriving two days later, fine usage from Manchuli
Envelope
$425.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1153
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Manchuli
1916 (31 Nov) printed card informing Austrian Prisoner of War of parcel arrival, franked with 3k Kitai overprinted adhesive, canceled Tientsin, with bold censor marking of Manchuli in violet, fine
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1154
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Manchuli
1917 (4 June) picture postcard (Zabaikal. Railroad) with 3k imperf. adhesive, canceled "Manchuria" and sent from Manchuli to Prechistov (21.6.17), v.f.
Envelope
$90.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1155
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Port Arthur
1898 (24 Dec) cover from Port Arthur to Jersey City, N.J., franked with unoverprinted Russian 1k, 2k, 3k and 4k, paying 10k, with clear departure ("Port Arthur Pochtow. Kont.") cds, Yokohama and Nagasaki, Japan transits, with "New York Paid All" and Jersey City arrival (Feb 7, 99) on back, fine
Envelope
$170.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1156
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Port Arthur
1901 (13 Apr) money letter sent from Port Arthur to Odessa, with the wax seal of the Port Arthur post office and insurance handstamp "Port Arthur No." (The letter contained one ruble to be transmitted to a Russian monastery on Mt. Athos, where it arrived on 11 June. Sent by Vladimir Andreyevich Andreyev, a doctor on the Russian armored cruiser "Rossiya", which was part of the squadron sent to China to suppress the Boxer Rebellion. Andreyev entered the Navy in 1899 and served as a doctor on various ships before being assigned to the General Directorate of Shipbuilding. He became an expert on the hygienic design of heating, ventilation, and food and water supply systems on warships). Illustrated in "Forces Postal History Society Journal" No.326
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1157
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China - Port Arthur
1902 (24 June) 4k stationery card sent from Port Arthur to Shanghai, with clear departure ("Port Arthur Pochtow. Kont."), sent via Chinese and Russian Post Offices in Chefoo, with Shanghai Local Post July arrival in blue
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1158
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1904 (29 Dec) picture postcard ("Troika") franked with 3k red, sent to Novocherkassk, with bold oval "Port-Arthur-266-Harbin" dated strike and arrival pmk 12.01.1905 below, v.f., scarce
Envelope
$400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1159
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1905 (28 Oct) unfranked postcard to Empress Maria Fedorovna in Anichkov Palace (such mail was post free), with oval "Port Arthur-266-Harbin" dated strike and St. Petersburg City post arrival (15.11.1905). By this time, Port Arthur has fallen to the Japanese and the line was moved further north, ex-Casey
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1160
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1907 (22 Oct) picture postcard (Peking) from MUKDEN, franked with 4c Chinese Imperial Post Coiling Dragon, tied by "Shen-Yang-Mukden" pmk, repeated alongside, forwarded via Chinese Eastern Railway, with Russian 3k red canceled by Pochtowyj Wagon (Postal Car) No.266 (11.X.1907), sent to Germany, with "T" handstamp (Chinese postage was not valid for international use at that time and postage due was raised), endorsed "Via Siberia", with Charlottenburg arrival, fine and rare usage from Mukden, with Chinese franking, via the Russian post office, ex-Casey
Envelope
$800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1161
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1909 (26 Sep) picture postcard (Manchuria patrol) to Belgium, franked with 1k and 3k Arms, tied by oval "Kwangchentze-266-Harbin" dated strikes (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen type 3Ba), with St.Nicolas 21 Oct.09 arrival pmk, fine
Envelope
$170.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1162
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1912 (12 Aug) picture postcard (Station Tsitsikar, Manchuria), franked with 4k red, sent to Osnabruck, Germany, with bold oval "Harbin-265-Kwangchentze" dated strike, repeated below, fine
Envelope
$250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1163
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1912 (22 Aug) 3k stationery card (from the Russian Consulate in Tsitsikar, Manchuria), uprated with 1k yellow, addressed to Frankfurt, Germany, with three oval "Harbin-262-Manchuria" dated strikes, some toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
$90.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1164
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1912 (6 Mar) picture postcard (attractive greetings card) franked with Russian 3k red, tied by "Harbin Vokz." Railway station in oval, addressed to Station Imyangpo, with a perfect arrival strike (7.3.12) of "Imyangpo St.Kit. Vost. Zh. D." (Imyangpo Chinese Eastern Railway Station) (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen Type 1, 2B), rare strike, ex-Robbins
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1165
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1913 (20 Dec) picture postcard (Happy New Year) franked with 3k Romanov, canceled "Harbin Prist. St.Kit.Vost. Zh.D." (Harbin Pier Station of Chinese Eastern Railway), repeated alongside and sent to Zaporozhe, with arrival pmk at bottom, fine and scarce usage
Envelope
$240.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1166
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1913 (18 Mar) commercial card franked with 3k Romanov, sent from St. Petersburg to Tsitsikar, China, with arrival alongside "Tsitsikar St.Kit. Vost. Zh. D." (Tsitsikar Chinese Eastern Railway Station) (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen Type 4A), also boxed arrival cachet of the Russian Consulate in Tsitsikar (20 March 1913), some toning, scarce Chinese Eastern Railway arrival markings
Envelope
$240.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1167
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1913 (22 July) picture postcard (Vladivostok Train Station) franked with 3k Romanov, tied by oval "Vladivostok-263-Harbin" dated strike (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen fig.669), little toning, rare
Envelope
$90.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1168
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1914 (3 May) picture postcard (Harbin Hotel Metropol) addressed to Polangen, franked with Russian 3k red, tied by oval "Kwangchentze-266-Harbin" dated strike (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen type 3Ba), with 3.6.14 arrival pmk, v.f.
Envelope
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1169
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1914 (1 Nov) cover to Petrograd, franked with 10k Romanov canceled by oval "Harbin-265-Kwangchentze" dated strike, repeated alongside, censor label and two different Cyrillic "Opened by Censor" handstamps in violet, 11.11.14 arrival pmk on back, cover roughly opened at left, otherwise fine
Envelope
$250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1170
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1915 (18 Aug) cover franked on back with 10k dark blue, canceled (on both sides) with oval "Vladivostok-264-Harbin" dated strikes, violet censor handstamp ("D.P.M.") and addressed to Station Ashikhe, with additional address in Chinese and red chops at sides, showing a fine arrival strike (20.8.1915) of "Ashikhe St.Kit. Vost. Zh. D." (Ashikhe Chinese Eastern Railway Station), cover roughly opened and slightly affected by moisture, otherwise fine and rare example of Ashikhe (in Chinese A-Cheng) arrival pmk
Envelope
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1171
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1915 (20 Aug) cover franked on back with 10k dark blue, canceled (on both sides) with oval "Vladivostok-264-Harbin" dated strikes, violet censor handstamp ("D.P.M.") and addressed to Station Ashikhe, with additional address in Chinese and red chops at sides, showing a fine arrival strike (20.8.1915) of "Ashikhe St.Kit. Vost. Zh. D." (Ashikhe Chinese Eastern Railway Station), minor cover tear and overall slightly affected by moisture, otherwise fine and rare example of Ashikhe (in Chinese A-Cheng) arrival pmk
Envelope
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1172
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1915 (Sep) 3k Russian stationery card upfranked with 1k yellow, tied by oval "Kwangchentze-266-Harbin" dated strike (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen type 3Bb) and boxed censor cachet, sent via Odessa (29.9.15) to Nis, Serbia, with 8.10.15 arrival pmk at top, card wrinkles, otherwise fine usage to Serbia during WWI
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1173
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1917 (10 July) 3k stationery card from Harbin to Station Fulya-Erdi, showing arrival pmk "St.Fulerdi St.Kit. Vost. Zh. D." 11 July, 1917 (Fulya-Erdi Chinese Eastern Railway Station) (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen Type 4L,1), fine and very rare arrival markings
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1174
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1918 (6 Nov) Japanese picture postcard (Kanagawa), franked with imperforate single and strip of 3x5k lilac, tied by three oval "Manchuria-261-Harbin" dated strikes (Tchilingirian & Stephen & Stephen type 2e), sent to Reynolds, North Dakota ("just a Howdy to let you know we are still on the job")
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1175
RUSSIA Chinese Eastern Railway
1920 (10 Nov) 7k overprinted stationery entire envelope uprated with 2c on 2k green and 5c on 5k lilac, registered from Bukhedu Station to Harbin Pier, stamps tied by light bold Cyrillic "St. Bukhedu 10.11.20" cds, light registry handstamp at top, with arrival (front and back) Harbin Pier Office 12.11.20, v.f., rare usage from Bukhedu Station of Chinese Eastern Railway, ex-Robbins (due to the fall of the Russian Ruble, remaining stocks of the Imperial stamps were surcharged at Harbin in Chinese currency)
Envelope
$3,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1176
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904 (13 July) 3k Russian stationery card from Liaoyang (important town in Southern Manchuria, 40 miles south of Mukden) to Anichkov Palace in Petrograd (thank you for your gift), endorsed "from active army in Liaoyang, canceled "Lyaoyanskaya Polev. Pocht. Kontora", repeated alongside, with arrival pmk (4.VIII.1904), fine usage, ex-Casey
Envelope
$180.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1177
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904 (28 Oct) unfranked picture postcard addressed to St. Petersburg, with unit cachet of 13th Company 55 Infantry in violet, canceled "Manchuria Zhelezn. Dor. P.O." (Manchuria Railway T.P.O.), with St. Petersburg arrival (9.11.1904) alongside, fine usage from Manchuli
Envelope
$95.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1178
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904 (7 May) Parcel Receipt card addressed to Warszawa, franked with unoverprinted 14k and 35k, paying 49k, tied by Main Field Post Office cancels (located in Harbin), with 29 May 1904 Warszawa arrival pmk on back
Envelope
$220.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1179
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904 (14 Dec) Money Letter (70 Rubles) to St. Petersburg, franked on back with unoverprinted 4k and 35k, paying 39k, tied by Main Field Post Office cancels (located in Harbin), with 6 Jan 1905 arrival pmk on back, mostly intact "Glavnaja Polew.Pocht. Kont." wax seals
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1180
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904 (9 June) unfranked picture postcard (naval fleet at Port Arthur) to Russia, with perfectly struck "Liaoyang Polev. Pocht. Kont" (Field Post Office of Liaoyang), faint military cachet at upper left and arrival 29 June 1904 at top, minor card flaws, otherwise fine
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1181
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904 (9 Dec) registered cover (repaired along the top) franked on back with vertical strip of 3x10k dark blue, tied by "Mukden 1 Polew. Tel.Ot.Priamur.Okr." (Mukden Field Tel. Control Station Priamur District) (Tchilingirian & Stephen Type 2), repeated on front, military handstamp alongside, cover sent via Moscow to France, with Cannes Alpes Maritimes 28 Jan 1905 arrival, with Holcombe certificate, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
$190.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1182
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (26 Aug) picture postcard franked with 1k orange, canceled by "3.Polewaja Pocht kont. 1 Priamur.Okr." (Third Field Post Office Priamur District) (Tchilingirian & Stephen Type 1, "Shanghaikwang"), repeated twice on the portion addressed to Peking, late War usage
Envelope
$100.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1183
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (15 May) picture postcard (Tschangli-sien) franked with 1k orange, canceled by "Shanghaiguan.1 Polewaja Pocht el.Ot.Priamur.Okr." (Shanghai-Kwang Priamur District) (Tchilingirian & Stephen Type 2), repeated on the portion locally addressed, fine card, ex-Wortman (Shanghaikwang is situated at the eastern end of the Great Wall of China, which constitutes at that spot the border between Manchuria and China proper. A sedentary Field Post Office was opened by the Russians in 1900)
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1184
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (30 Apr) registered cover franked with 3x7k blue, sent to Borga, Finland from the fieldpost office of the First Siberian Army Corps in Manchuria. Postmarked "Field Corps No.1 Post Office", registration label reads "Field corps post office with the First Siberian Corps." With unit handstamp of the Second East-Siberian Rifle Regiment. Also endorsed "From the First Army." (The Second East-Siberian Rifle Regiment was stationed north of Mukden) (Illustrated in Ratner's "The Imperial Russian Post in China and Mongolia")
Envelope
$260.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1185
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (6 Aug) money letter to Borgo, Finland, franked on back with 2x2k and 15k Arms, sent from the fieldpost office of the First Siberian Army Corps in Manchuria, postmarked "Field Corps No.1 Post Office" with matching intact wax seals, with insurance label "415" reading "Corps No. 1 post office," endorsed "From Second Lieutenant Gronholm, Second East-Siberian Rifle Regiment, First Army, First Siberian Army Corps" (The Second East-Siberian Rifle Regiment was stationed north of Mukden), cover roughly opened, with all markings intact, rare
Envelope
$300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1186
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (31 Aug) unfranked picture postcard (Irkutsk) addressed to Petersburg, with unit cachet of 4th Battery 23rd Artillery Brigade in violet, canceled 29th Reserve Field Post Office (located at that time at Manchuli), with St. Petersburg arrival (15.9.1905) alongside, fine
Envelope
$90.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1187
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (10 Aug) cover franked with 10k dark blue Kitai overprinted adhesive, tied by "Glavn. Centr. Polev. P.Kont." (Head Central Fieldpost Office) cds, repeated below, sent from Harbin to England, with two perfect censor strikes, one circular Censorship Division H.Q. Commander-in-chief, plus two-line "Censored Under Wartime Conditions", both in violet, with London 25 Sep, 1905 arrival, filing fold away from the stamps, fine and rare cover, ex-Robbins
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1188
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1905 (17 Sep) registered military cover franked on back with pair of 7k blue, tied by double circle "Harbin Korpusnii Gorodok" (Harbin Army Corps Quarters) (Tchilingirian & Stephen type 1b), addressed to Moscow, where it arrived on 25.10.1905, violet military seal, fine and rare usage, with Holcombe certificate, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
$425.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1189
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1913 (15 Mar) cover franked on back with 3x10pa/2k and 1pi on 10k, tied by violet ROPIT JAFFA departure pmks, sent to Russia, with 30.3.13 arrival pmks, re-addressed back to Jerusalem, some cover wear, otherwise fine
Envelope
$170.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1190
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1854 (3 June) money letter sent from Semipalatinsk to Pavlovsk, then forwarded to Tsarskoe Selo, postmarked "Semipalatinsk" (Dobin unlisted), "Pavlovsk" (21.7) and Tsarskoe Selo (26.7), sent by Captain I. P. Grinenko to Lieut. A. R. Nasakin in the reserve battery of the seventh horse artillery brigade (In 1867 Nasakin was promoted to Lt. Col. and became a weapons inspector for the East Siberian Military District. In 1855 Grinenko was promoted to Lt. Col. and made commander of the 21st horse artillery battery of the Siberian line Cossack army)
Envelope
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1191
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1873 (26 Jan) money letter sent by the Syr-Darya territorial government in Tashkent to the St. Petersburg court for wards of the nobility. The letter contained 52.42 rubles. The weight fee was waived for official mail so the postage was 58 kopecks (53 kopecks for insurance and 5 kopecks for the receipt). The corner seals belong to the Tashkent Territorial Treasury. Due to native unrest along the direct route from Tashkent to Orenburg, this cover was routed via Verny, Semipalatinsk, and Omsk (Illustrated in Rossica 165)
Envelope
$240.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1192
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1881 a written order for two post horses to allow Varvara Khozberg, Sister of Mercy at the Derbent Military Hospital, to travel from Tiflis to Derbent. Issued on 7 Feb. 1881 and signed by the Governor of Tiflis Province, Prince K. D. Gagarin. The Derbent hospital was treating casualties from the Akhal Teke expedition in Turkestan
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1193
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1900 (15 Sep) registered cover franked with 2x10k dark blue, sent from Troitskosavsk on the Mongolian border, showing very late use of the provisional registration label (sent by Mary Rodgers Larson to her mother in Albany. Larson and her husband Frans were working as missionaries in Kalgan, China, when they had to flee the Boxer Rebellion on 11 June 1900. They crossed the Gobi Desert and in August reached northern Mongolia where Frans obtained a job at a gold mine to pay for a trip to Albany. Frans transported gold to Kyakhta (Troitskosavsk) on the Russian border twice a month, at which time letters were mailed to Mary's parents)
Envelope
$675.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1194
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1908-12 Bukhara, correspondence of four covers to USA, sent from Novy Urgentch, Khiva, each franked with 10k blue, different departure markings, all addressed to Plymouth, Nebraska, two with arrival markings, some cover wear, otherwise fine, scarce usage
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1195
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1911 (10 Feb) picture postcard (Samarkand Mosque), franked with pair of 1k yellow, tied by "Chardchoui Zakasp. Obl" cds, sent to France, with Calvados arrival
Envelope
$90.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1196
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1912 (8 May) envelope of the Atbasar Copper Mines Company, franked with 10k dark blue, sent to Brooklyn from "Fort No. 2 Syr Dar", fine and scarce usage, with arrival pmk. (Fort No. 2 was the post office closest to the copper deposits 250 miles northeast at Dzhezkazkan, in southern Akmolinsk Territory. The sender was Herman C. Schriefer, a mining engineer who worked for this company from 1910 to 1912)
Envelope
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1197
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1914 (12 May) 4k stationery card (sent by French irrigation engineer Louis Cugnin) from the Bukharan town of Termez on the Afghan border to France. The message reads, "I received your letter of 8 May and it gave me much joy. Your letter arrived faster than I did because the mail crosses the Pamir Mountains to join the railway at Samarkand. I am the only French engineer along with three Russian engineers sent by the Russian banks. My mission will take only a few months and involves inspecting irrigation projects in Khiva, near the Aral Sea, and in the Caucasus, near the Persian border. I am permitted to write only post cards. Russian Turkestan, and especially the important border fortress at Termez, is closed to foreigners. I needed a special authorization from the Tsar. The country is very interesting. The mountains are always covered with snow, yet the climate is tropical. The heat is terrific - at least 35 degrees at night."
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1198
Far Eastern Republic
1923 (11 May) red band cover franked with imperf. pair of 10k red & dark blue, tied by oval Chita Railway station departure datestamps, addressed to Manchouli, with "Manchuria Chinese Postal Authority" instructions in Cyrillic, Harbin transit and Manchouili arrival pmks, fine
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1199
Far Eastern Republic
1923 (14 Apr) red band cover franked with imperf. pair of 10k red & dark blue, tied by oval Chita Railway station departure datestamps, addressed to Manchouli, with "Manchuria Chinese Postal Authority" instructions in Cyrillic, Manchouili arrival pmk on back, minor toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
$425.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1200
Far Eastern Republic
1923 (10 Dec) red band cover franked with imperf. 20k red & dark blue, tied by oval Chita Railway station departure datestamp, repeated below, addressed to Manchouli, with "Manchuria Chinese Postal Authority" instructions in Cyrillic, Harbin transit and Manchouili arrival pmks, fine cover
Envelope
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1201
SAAR
1920 2pf gray, h.r., fine, signed Ney, BPP, etc.,
*
Catalog #19
Catalog Value $900
$425.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1202
SAAR
1920 5m deep blue, 10m yellow green, h.r., fine-v.f., signed GPSY, Stolow, etc.,
*
Catalog #38-39
Catalog Value $940
$270.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1203
SAAR
1920 5M deep blue, neat Homburg cds, fine stamp,
O
Catalog #38
Catalog Value $875
$190.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1204
SAN MARINO
1904 (16 Jan) registered cover from San Marino to Florence, attractively franked with 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c and 25c, minor toning, otherwise v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1205
SAN MARINO
1905 cover franked with pair of 2c, 5c,10c and 20c, sent from San Marino to Trento, with arrival pmk on back
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1206
SAN MARINO
1908 (22 Jan) registered cover from San Marino to Germany, paying 50c with 5c, 20c and 25c, fine-v.f., with transit and arrival pmks
Envelope
$95.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1207
SAN MARINO Air Post
1931 50c, 80c and 1L, blocks of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C1-3
Catalog Value $736
$290.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1208
SAN MARINO Flight Covers
1932 (15 Sep) three registered and flown covers to Tripoli, various transit and arrival pmks, v.f. and scarce complete set on covers
Envelope
Catalog #C1-10
$800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1209
SAN MARINO Zeppelin Flights
1932 3rd SAF card to Brazil, registered and franked with 10L dark blue, v.f., with appropriate cachet, labels and Sieger return address, Raybaudi certificate (Longhi Euro 3,000)
Envelope
Catalog #C10
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1210
SAN MARINO Zeppelin Flights
1932 6th SAF to Brazil, registered and franked with a combination of Air Post and Regular Issues, variety of transit and arrival pmks, v.f., rare
Envelope
$400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1211
SAN MARINO Zeppelin Flights
1933 Roma flight to Germany, franked with 5L Zeppelin and additional 1L and 1,25L, with appropriate cachet, transit and arrival markings,
Envelope
Catalog #C12
Catalog Value $350
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1212
SERBIA
1866 Vienna Printing, 20pa perf.12, tied by framed "Naplaceno" (Paid) handstamp on FL addressed to Belgrade, with "TRSTENIK" departure in large Cyrillic letters at top, "2/4" filled in by hand, Belgrade arrival (7/7) in blue on back, fine and scarce late usage, only a small number of 20pa adhesives were delivered to Trstenik post office
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1213
SPAIN
1930 "La Maje Desnuda" (the naked Maya), specialized group of eight proofs, including 4c, 1p and 10p values, one large die on card, value omitted, another small size die proof, value tablet excised, plus 10c black, large die proof, die sunk on thin card, inscriptions reversed, another 10c brown, large die proof die sunk on full card, accompanied by a cacheted FDC with the three values, v.f. and unique group
P
$2,900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1214
SPAIN Air Post
1938 Defense of Madrid surcharge, imperforate souvenir sheet, unused without gum, margins trimmed, endorsed "Airmail" at top and signed Arthur Barger (assistant postmaster general to the Loyalist Government of Spain), perforated initials "MUESTRA" and "RIEUSSET BARCELONA", fine and rare item
P
Catalog #C97dS
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1215
SPAIN Zeppelin Flights
1930 Europe-Pan-America Round Flight cover from Seville to New York, high value franking, with appropriate cachets and arrival markings, fine-v.f.
Envelope
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1216
SPANISH COLONIES Elobey, Annobon and Corisco
1903-10 Issues complete, mostly h.r. (some lower values duplicated), usual few minor faults (toned spots or faint thins), generally fine-v.f.
*
Catalog #1-60
Catalog Value $1,739
$750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1217
SPANISH COLONIES Fernando Po
1868-1929 collection on SG album pages, with 1868 20c brown, with 1900, 1902-07 Alfonso complete sets (others years incomplete), mostly h.r., some usual toned or thin spots possible, generally fine-v.f.
*O
Catalog #1/180
Catalog Value $1,850
$575.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1218
SPANISH COLONIES Rio de Oro
1905 1c-10p, complete set, h.r., few usual minor flaws, fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #1-16
Catalog Value $841
$425.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1219
SWEDEN
1891-1904 1o-1kr complete set, h.r., fresh, mostly fine,
*
Catalog #52-65
Catalog Value $568
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1220
SWITZERLAND
1863 1fr yellowish bronze, canceled Geneve 1 June 65, well centered for issue, fresh and fine, with 2006 Berra-Gautschy certificate (Zu.36a, SFr 550)
O
Catalog #50a
Catalog Value $620
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1221
SWITZERLAND
1897 (24 Mar) picture postcard franked with 10rp carmine, sent from Zurich to Chemulpo, Korea, "Hong Kong" transits, via Nagasaki (30 Apr), v.f. and uncommon destination from Switzerland to Korea
Envelope
$120.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1222
THAILAND
1947 King Bhumibol Adulyadej, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #264-73
Catalog Value $1,114
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1223
TURKEY
1934 Izmir Fair, set of nine, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #765-773
Catalog Value $675
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1224
TURKEY Semi-Postals
1935 Suffragists, complete set, mostly with sheet margins, n.h., pencil signed, fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #B54-68
Catalog Value $750
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1225
UKRAINE Semi-Postals
1923 Famine Issue, 250 sets (five sets of sheets of 50), n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogued as hinged singles)
Box **
Catalog #B1-4
Catalog Value $1,000
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1226
UPPER SILESIA
1920-21 selection of 17 covers or cards, also one unused 15pf stationery card, variety of frankings, including diagonal bisect of 10pf dull red, used in combination with 15pf on cover from Oppeln to Konigshutte, group of covers, variety of franking, some registered from Hindenburg, Tarnowitz, Kattowitz, Beuthen, unaddressed cover headed "Commission Interaliee du Government et de Plebiscite de Haute-Silesia", franked with set of six overprints (Scott 32-37), etc., mixed condition, interesting lot
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1227
VATICAN CITY Air Post
1948-51 UPU set of two, l.h., also Gratianus, set of two, n.h., fine-v.f.
*/**
Catalog #C18-21
$160.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1228
VATICAN CITY Flight Covers
1934 (9 Nov) Rome-Mogadiscio flight cover with scarce Provisional 1,30 on 1,25L (Scott 36) and 25c franking, appropriate cachet, two uncanceled labels on back and "Coronchina" "Posta Aerea Speciale" pmk, v.f., rare
Envelope
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1229
VATICAN CITY Zeppelin Flights
1939 "Deutschland" flight, registered cover with 2Lire and 7c franking, addressed to Konigsberg, with pair of German 50pf adhesives canceled in Frankfurt, with appropriate cachet and arrival pmk, v.f., signed Diena, etc.
Envelope
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1230
WESTERN UKRAINE
1918 Kolomya Issue, 5 on 15h used and unused (n.h.) singles (each with Ceremuga certificate), also "C.M.T." (Pokutia) 60h on 15h used on small piece, tied by bilingual Kolomya cds, plus unused 60h on 20h single and strip of three, as well as 40h on 5h Postage Due
*/**O
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1231
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 6sh on 6h violet, 80h dull blue, each position 3, no stop after "H" variety, last one used, also 20sh on 20h and 50sh on 50h, each position 15, no stop after "H" and missing final "B" of "Shahiv" at bottom, fine-v.f., signed Champion, Leo Stein
*O
Catalog #48,52,56,58var
$200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1232
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 50sh on 50h deep green, 80sh on 80h dull blue, each with overprint inverted, h.r., the latter signed Mikulski
*
Catalog #56a,58a
$160.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1233
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 2hr on 2k and 4hr on 4k rose, horizontal pairs, the former showing "Grivni" displaced at right, the latter with overprint completely shifted, fine and undoubtedly scarce
*
Catalog #60,62var
$550.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1234
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 4hr on 4k rose, triple overprint, h.r., v.f., pencil signed
*
Catalog #62b
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1235
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 2hr on 2k rose, single and two pairs, 3hr on 2k rose, single, each with a different degree of overprint shift, one stamp variety missing "Y" of "YKP", one pair with bars at top and bottom, etc., fine-v.f., most signed Mikulski
*
Catalog #95,96var
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1236
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 3hr on 2k rose, also 4hr on 2k rose, complete plate reconstruction (25) of each, showing all errors (position 15 missing "Y", position 17 missing "REP", etc.) hinge reinforcements, some creases, mostly fine-v.f., signed Mikulski (catalogued as hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #96,98
Catalog Value $750
$550.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1237
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 3hr on 2k rose, horizontal pair, positions 16-17 (missing "REP"), overprint shifted diagonally to top, with displaced letters, etc., v.f., quite dramatic, rare
*
Catalog #96var
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1238
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 10hr on 50h deep green, Plate IV-IE, complete plate of 25, (position 15 missing "Y", position 17 missing "REP", etc.) some hinge reinforcements, fine-v.f., signed Mikulski, very rare (catalogued as hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #101
Catalog Value $875
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1239
WESTERN UKRAINE 1830-1918 under Austrian Empire
1911-12 three 5h postal stationery cards, each with additional 25h franking, used from Lemberg and Oleske to Tarnopol, two with Registry labels, each with Provincial Court arrival handstamps
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1240
WESTERN UKRAINE Romanian Occupation of Pokutia
1919 CMT 40h on 5h rose red (Austrian Postage Due), tied by undated Kolomya postmark on tri-lingual Provincial Court cover, locally addressed, with County Court handstamp alongside, cover folded with some paper faults, away from the stamp and markings
Envelope
Catalog #N9
$260.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1241
WESTERN UKRAINE Soviet Occupation 1939-41
1941 (14 June) cover (actually a turned 30k stationery entire originally received by sender) franked with 60k definitive, registered from Bialoboznica/Biloboznycia, with bilingual Registry handstamp, addressed to Tarnopol, with arrival pmk, paper clip rust at top, fine
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1242
WESTERN UKRAINE Soviet Ukraine 1944-90
1945 (2 June) illustrated (J.V.Stalin) lettersheet, franked with pair of 15k definitives, tied by "Lvov Oblast" cds, with "Lviv" Registry handstamp alongside, addressed to Field Post 53-310A, faint Military Censor cachet and arrival pmk on back, fine
Envelope
$240.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1243
WESTERN UKRAINE Soviet Ukraine 1944-90
1945 (13 June) 20k stationery card with additional 30k franking, tied by "Lviv Oblast" cds, with "Lviv" Registry handstamp alongside, addressed to Field Post 53-310A, Military Censor cachet and arrival pmk on back, signed Mikulski
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1244
YEMEN Air Post
1959 overprints "airplane" and surcharges on 1930 definitives, unissued set of seven, 5g sheet of 50, others in sheets of 25, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1245
YEMEN Air Post
1959 overprints "airplane" and "1954-1373", also surcharges on 1930 definitives, unissued set of seven, 5g sheet of 50, others in sheets of 25, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1246
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1845-1989 collection in Scott album, mostly used, with 1845 New York Postmaster Provisional trial color proof in scarlet, 1847 5c and 10c, also 1875 Reprints 5c and 10c plate proofs on card, 1851 Issue to 12c, 1857 to 90c (APS certificate, repaired, fake cancel), including 5c brick red (thin with APS certificate), 1861 to 90c, with a nice selection of Proofs and Essays, 1867 Grill Issue including 90c with APS certificate (creased), 1869 Pictorials complete (90c with clipped perforations), Bank Note Company issues to 90c, with 1870 15c orange (PSE certificate stating repaired), also some "Specimen" and "Sample" overprints, 1890 to 90c, 1893 Columbians complete to $5, 1894-95 Bureau Issues complete to $5, also 1c and 4c plate proofs in horizontal pairs, 1898 Trans-Mississippi complete to $2, 1902-03 issue complete to $5, Washington-Franklins to $5, with several certified coil pairs, Panama-Pacific, White Plains souvenir sheet, Kansas-Nebraska, Presidential Series, fairly complete from the 1930s onwards with some high value postage, mixed condition with faults to be expected, otherwise mostly fine and useful lot
*O
$13,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1247
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1847-1955 collection in Scott album, 19th Century mostly used, with 1847 5c and 10c, 1851 to 10c, 1857 to 24c, 1861 to 24c, 1869 Pictorials to 30c, Bank Note Company issues to 90c, 1893 Columbians to 50c, from here mostly unused with a large majority n.h. (or n.h. appearing), Trans-Mississippi to 8c, Pan-Americans, Louisiana Purchase, Washington-Franklins to $1, Panama-Pacific to 10c, White Plains souvenir sheet, Liberty and Presidentials, etc., Air Post with C1-6, Lindbergh unexploded booklet, Special Delivery with 1893 10c orange and 1908 10c green, Shanghai overprints (without 12c), some Officials and a few miscellaneous items including proofs, "Sample" and "Specimen" overprints, etc., some certificates included, mostly nicely centered, few faults possible, otherwise mostly v.f.
*O
$4,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1248
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1847-1969 collection on pages, 19th Century mostly used, with 1847 5c on cover, 1851 Issue 1c-12c, 1857 well represented with several better 5c brown, 1861 with 1c unused, 5c buff, 90c blue, 2c Blackjacks, 15c black and 24c shades, selection of Grills to 90c (Scott 101), 1869 to 90c, with some additional shades, 1870-79 Bank Note Company issues to 90c, Bureau Issues, Columbians to $2, Trans-Mississippi to $1 (50c used, others unused),1894 Regular Issues to $2, 1895-98 to $5 (some unused), 1902-3 complete to $5 (used), from 1908 mixed used or unused, with 1910 Washington to 15c, Washington-Franklins to $1 (perf. 10 used), 1917-19 unused, Liberty Issue to $5, White Plains souvenir sheet, Kansas-Nebraska, etc. There is substantial back of book, Air Post (C1-6 unused, C13-15 used), Special Delivery, extensive Officials, with many unused to 90c, additional used singles, Specimen overprints, Parcel Post (Q1-12), Confederate States, Guam (1/11,E1 unused), Shanghai overprints ($1 on 50c used, others unused), good showing of Revenues, including Duck Hunting stamps, U.S. Possessions, with fairly complete Canal Zone, with better Air Post and Postage Dues, Danish West Indies, Hawaii, Philippines and some Ryukyu Islands, mixed condition with usual faults noted, generally fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
$16,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1249
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1851-1936 collection on SG album pages, mostly used, with 1851 to 12c, 1857 to 12c, 1861 to 90c, 1869 Pictorials to 12c, Bank Note Company issues to 90c, 1890 issue to 90c (90c unused), 1893 Columbians to $2, Bureau Issues to $1, Trans-Mississippi to 10c, 1902-3 to $2, Washington-Franklins to $1, Liberty to $5, etc. Air Post includes C1-3 (unused), C18, etc., mixed condition with faults noted, mostly fine or better
*O
$1,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1250
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1851-1952 collection in All American Stamp Album, mostly used, with 1851 1c and 3c, 1861 to 30c, 1869 Pictorials to 15c, Bank Note Company issues to 30c, 1890 to 30c, Columbians to 15c, Bureau Issues to 50c, Trans-Mississippi to 10c, 1902-3 Issue to $1, Washington-Franklins to $5, Liberty Series to $5, Kansas-Nebraska (Kansas unused, Nebraska mixed), etc., Air Post including C1-6, Postage Dues, Special Delivery, Parcel Post, Duck Hunting, etc., mixed condition, generally fine
*O
$1,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1251
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1851-1999 collection in Liberty stamp album, mostly used pre-1920, with 1851 1c and 3c, 1857 12c, 1861 to 30c, 1869 Pictorials to 15c, Bank Note issues to 90c, 1890 to 15c, 1893 Columbians to 50c (mostly unused), 1898 Trans-Mississippi to 50c, 1902-3 Issue to 50c, Louisiana Purchase, Washington-Franklins to $5, Panama-Pacific, 1922-25 Liberty Series, White Plains souvenir sheet, Kansas-Nebraska, Presidential Series to $5, etc., fair amount of postage, mixed condition with some faults noted, useful lot
*O
$1,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1252
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1857-1976 unused collection in Lighthouse hingeless album, with 1857 Issue to 10c, 1861 with 3c, 5c brown, 10c and 15c, 1869 Pictorials 24c, Bank Note Company Issues to 30c, 1890 30c, 1893 Columbians to $5, Bureau Issues to 50c, 1898 Trans-Mississippi to 50c, Pan-Americans, 1902-3 to 15c, Louisiana Purchase, Washington-Franklins to $5 including several 50c and $1 values, Coils, Panama-Pacific complete, White Plains souvenir sheet, Liberty Series to $5, Kansas-Nebraska, Presidential Series, etc., mixed condition with many of the better items unused with some faults (some n.h. noted), generally fine-v.f. and useful collection
*
$9,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1253
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES Air Post
1918-35 collection in a small album, with early Air Post including Zeppelin set of three and others (C1,3-24), 20c Parcel Post, also early Canal Zone, few singles and blocks from the Philippines, h.r., fresh, fine-v.f.
*
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1254
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES Revenue Stamps
1942 Wine Stamps 1/5c-$10, selection of 56 different, 100 of each (sheets of 50 or 100), unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f., cat. $30,000+
Box **
Catalog #RE108/203
$2,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1255
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Covers and Postal History
1813-88 selection of 150+ covers in album, including stampless with various endorsements, including "Public Service", handstamped "Free", "V", "Paid", etc., also 1851-61 3c on cover, 1865 3c rose, one possibly pink, some stationery, Bank Note Issues on cover, etc., some with interesting contents, mixed condition
Envelope
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1256
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Covers and Postal History
1835-1930 balance of a consignment, 150+ covers and cards in a small box, few stampless, including 1835 incoming cover from Batavia, Netherlands Indies, some Bank Note Issues, better items include 1861 3c pink (Scott 64) on cover from Cincinnati to Oberlin (stamp with small tear, 2011 PFC), another 3c rose pink on "Maine to Texas" Patriotic cover from Cincinnati to Dayton, 1867 15c black on FL to Prussia, 1869 Pictorials 3c, 10c and 15c, last two to Europe, A.E.F. Siberia cover, Shanghai overprint on postcard, Danish West Indies, 1947 U.S. military cover in Reykjavik, Iceland, U.S. Philippines, Canal Zone, Hawaii, few Zeppelin flights (C13,15), several interesting WWII Prisoner of War covers, also a few foreign covers (including Netherlands 10c (discolored) strip of three used in 1854 to Paris), plus others
Envelope
$2,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1257
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Covers and Postal History
1846-1981 carton with 500+ covers, including three stampless, some early frankings including 1866 franked with 2c and 3c, 3c franking with fold-over variety, several covers with fancy cancels, advertising covers, 1915 Panama Pacific Expo, some used and unused stationery, FDCs including Space, Airmail, Commercial covers sent both domestically and abroad including registered, four hand-painted covers, postcards, etc., plus some golden replicas, fine-v.f.
Envelope
$1,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1258
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Confederate States of America
1862-95 selection of eight stamps, including 5c light blue (with 2000 PFC), 2c brown red, 10c blue (3 including horizontal pair), 20c green and 1c orange (with sheet margin), also United States 1895 2c carmine types II and III, n.h. (some usual streaky gum), fine-v.f.
**
$200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1259
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS - Hawaii
1889-1984 selection of 50+ used or unused, some duplication, with Reprints including 5c horizontal pair, 1883 25c and 50c unused, Provisional Overprints, etc., some faults possible, nice lot
*O
$600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1260
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AFGHANISTAN Postal Stationery
1940s-70s Airletters, specialized collection of 95 items, numerous varieties and rare usages, assembled from 3 major collections. In addition, a folder with unfolded air letters, paper folds and cutting errors, as well as approximately 1,000 additional examples, roughly sorted including many more varieties. Impossible to duplicate, housed in one large blue album with duplicates, one red album with the core collection and a folder with varieties, mis-cuts, etc.
Envelope
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1261
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ALBANIA
1913-34 collection on SG album pages, nice selection of Eagle handstamps (several signed), Mars overprints used on piece, 1919 Surcharges, 1920 25q blue (signed Champion), with Semi-Postals, Air Post including Brindisi overprints and 1929 set, etc., used and unused, few minor faults possible, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$1,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1262
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ARGENTINA
1858-1980 collection of many hundreds of used and unused singles and sets on pages, with some better 19th Century, including surcharges, Liberty Seated to 10p unused, 20th Century, including Centenary to 5p, San Martin to 20p, variety of regular issues, commemoratives, souvenir sheets, Air Post (C1-19), Officials with a good selection of Departmental overprints, mixed condition, mostly fine or better. Also included is a good collection of COSTA RICA 1863-1980, with mostly unused 19th Century, occasional better items, Officials and souvenir sheets
*O
$950.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1263
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRALIAN STATES
1850-1900 collection of mostly used singles on pages, with New South Wales imperf. and perf. to 1sh, Queensland, including perforated Victoria to £1 (74-83), some Postal Fiscals; South Australia, 1903 3p-5sh (121-29,137-141 unused), O.S. overprints; Tasmania, Victoria, selection of Postal Fiscals to £10 (AR54), also Semi-Postals (B1-2) and others; Western Australia imperf. and perf. Swans to 1sh, also collection of Australian Antarctic Territories, occasional faults noted, generally nice selection, mostly fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
$2,600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1264
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRALIAN STATES
1850-1901 New South Wales, old time collection of 300+ used stamps on pages, with various plates, shades, paper types, perforations, retouching, etc., all identified, with Regular issues with values to 5sh, Registration Stamps, Postage Dues and Officials, with a selection of proofs and essays, plus a cover, few minor faults possible, otherwise fine-v.f., hard to duplicate, high catalogue value
PO
$5,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1265
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRALIA
1913-2008 collection on pages, mostly unused, with First Kangaroos to 5sh, George V to 1sh4p, also shades (Scott 31a), inverted watermark (4p), 1915 Kangaroos to 5sh, also 10sh used, 1929-30 to 5sh, 1930 to 10sh, Kookaburra sheetlet, Sydney Harbor Bridge 5sh unused, Robes complete, Coat of Arms to £2, Coils, Navigators both currencies, booklet panes, used and unused thereafter, Air Post, Postage Dues and some Officials, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$2,700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1266
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRIA
1850-2010 collection of used and unused singles and sets, on pages in two 3-ring binders, 19th Century with first issue imperfs, Franz Josef, unused 1905-07 set (86-105), 1908 Franz Josef (110-27), Birthday Jubilee (128-44), Arms Issues, Large and Small Landscapes, Costumes, Hitler overprints, Semi-Postals, single sets complete, including WIPA stamp, Air Post, with Birds set, also Lombardy-Venetia, Military Stamps, Bosnia & Herzegovina, etc., fine-v.f.
*O
$1,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1267
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRIA
1850-1936 collection on SG album pages, mostly used, 19th Century fairly complete, 1908 Franz Josef to 10k (used), Birthday Issue (l.h.), 10sh Dollfuss (used), Semi-Postals including Rotary (h.r.), FIS, 50gr WIPA, Air Post, Military Stamps with Issues for Italy, Romania, Serbia, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1268
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BARBADOS
1852-1989 collection on pages, used and unused, with solid representation of early Britannia, imperf. and perf., with values to 1sh, 1882 Victoria to 5sh, Badge of Colony (70-80), Jubilee (81-89), plus other 20th Century issues mostly complete unused, fine-v.f.
*O
$1,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1269
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BECHUANALAND
1886-1966 collection on pages, used and unused, with 1887 1p-10sh unused, £1 and £10 pen cancels, British Bechuanaland overprints, Protectorate overprint varieties (inverted, etc.), Seahorses to 5sh, George V and George VI definitives (105-136), surcharges, etc., mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$1,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1270
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BELGIAN CONGO
1885-1935 collection on SG album pages, fairly complete, mostly used, with 1886 King Leopold to 5fr, 1887-94 to 10fr (with additional 5fr and 10fr), with Overprints, Surcharges, with Semi-Postals and Air Post, etc., some minor faults possible, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$850.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1271
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BELGIUM
1849-2013 collection on pages, in two large 3-ring binders, 19th Century used, 20th Century with better sets, commemoratives, Regular Issues to 100fr, souvenir sheets (221), other sets to 20fr, Semi-Postals, with souvenir sheets (B105,169), various Anti-Tuberculosis sets to 5fr, Postage Dues, Parcel Post, mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$950.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1272
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BELGIUM
1849-1935 fairly complete collection on SG album pages, mostly used pre-1918, with 1849-50 issues, Leopold Issues to 5fr, 1915 to 10fr, Helmet set, Semi-Postals including 1918 Red Cross, Cardinal Mercier, 1933 Orval Abbey, etc., also German Occupation Issues, few small faults possible, generally fine-v.f. and useful collection
*O
$950.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1273
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BELGIUM
1914-18 World War I, Postal Stations, exhibit-style collection on 171 pages, with 740 pieces and 96 covers or cards used during the War in the various provinces, including Antwerp, Limburg, Luxemburg, Namur, Brabant, Liege, Henaut, etc., many better and scarce cancels, fine-v.f. A fascinating collection
Envelope
$2,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1274
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRAZIL
1850-1990 collection of many hundreds, used and unused on album pages, some early with Dom Pedros to 500r, mostly used to 1940, with sets and souvenir sheets from there, also back of book, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1275
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRAZIL
1843-1946 collection on SG album pages, with Bulls Eyes to 90r, Numerals to 600r, Dom Pedros, Regular Issues, Air Post, etc., mixed condition with some faults among early issues, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$650.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1276
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1862-1990 Aden-Basutoland, comprehensive collection on pages, Aden, with Dhow to 5r (1-11), George VI and QEII definitives complete, also Kathiri and Quaiti issues to 1964; Aitutaki 1903-73 issues; Antigua 1863-84 used and used Queen Victoria selection, including few better values, KEVII and George V sets to 5sh, Tercentenary set and others complete through 1972; Ascension 1922-1986 mostly complete; Bahamas 1862-90, Queen Victoria to £1 (ms revenue cancel), KEVII to £1, George V to £1 (two different), mostly complete to 1985; Bahrain, some early singles, later issues to 1980; Basutoland George VI definitives, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$2,700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1277
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1853-1980 Bermuda-Cook Islands, collection on pages in a large 3-ring binder, with Bermuda 1865-1990 Victoria to 1sh, with additional shades, George V to 10sh unused, also 12sh6p used, George VI to £1 (three different, including 128a, perf.14), balance of issues to 2000; Botswana; British Antarctic Territory with first issues to £1; British Central Africa, overprinted B.C.A. to 5sh, also surcharges; British Columbia; British East Africa to 5r unused; British Guiana, perf. issues from 1860-66, occasional Typesets, 1889 surcharges to 72c, 1889 issue (130-47), George V and George VI sets to $1; British Honduras; Brunei with a solid representation of 1906-37 issues; Cape of Good Hope, with six different Triangles; Cayman Islands, KEVII-George VI issues; Ceylon, including imperf. and perf. Chalon Heads; Cook Islands, mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$2,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1278
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1874-1980 Cyprus-Leeward Islands, collection on pages (two large volumes), Cyprus early Queen Victoria, with unused 1/2p and 1p overprints (different Plate Numbers), 1894-95 set (28-37), KEVII-George V sets (48-59, 61-86, 89-108), 1934 Issue, George VI-QEII definitives and commemoratives, souvenir sheets, etc.; Dominica, with used and unused Victoria, KEVII to 5sh, Seal of Colony George V to 5sh, George VI-QEII complete; East Africa, 1903 1/2a-5r, also George VI to 2r; Falkland Islands, including better Victoria singles used and unused, bisect (19E), 2sh6p and 5sh (20-21), KEVII (22-29), George V to 10sh (30-39,41-48), Centenary to 2sh6p, George VI (84-96) and complete from there, including Dependencies issues; Fiji with some early used and unused, KEVII-QEII issues, also collections of Gambia and German East Africa; Gilbert & Ellice; Gold Coast; Grenada; Jamaica; Jordan; Kenya, Uganda; Kuwait, Labuan; Lagos and Leeward Islands, some perf. varieties among George VI definitives, mixed condition, mostly fine or better
*O
$5,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1279
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1860-1980 Malaysia-Papua, collection on pages (three large volumes), Malaysia with some colorful topicals, Maldive Islands; good showing of Malta, early Queen Victoria, high values to 5sh, St. Paul after Shipwreck 10sh, KEVII-George V sets, Self Government overprints, "Malta" to £1 (98-129), George V (131-83); Mauritius from 1849, with some better singles, 20th Century with values to 5r, KEVII-George VI (110/222); plus a mostly complete collection of Montserrat from 1876, with Symbol of the Colony, KEVII, George V (43-74), George VI with perf. varieties; Natal with some high values (fiscal cancels); Nauru (Freighter set, etc.); comprehensive Nepal, including tete-beche pairs, mostly complete to 2000; Nevis; New Guinea, with some better items, New Hebrides, mostly complete, including Postage Dues; Niger Coast and Nigeria, with George V to £1; mostly complete Niue and Norfolk Islands; Northern Nigeria sets (10-51); solid North Borneo, higher values mostly used, plus better unused sets (136-49), some Semi-Postals; Nova Scotia; North-West Pacific Islands; Nyasaland (KEVII and George V to 10sh, also £1 and £10 revenue cancels), collections of Palestine, Papua, Papua New Guinea, mostly fine or better
*O
$7,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1280
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1856-1980 Pitcairn Islands-St. Vincent, collection on pages in a 3-ring binder, used and unused, with solid Rhodesia,1890-94 to £1 used (also £2 revenue cancel), 1896 Arms complete to 10sh, Victoria Falls unused (76-81), 1909 overprints to £1 (82-99), 1910 "Double Heads" to 2sh and 5sh unused, also 10sh perf. 14 (used), Admirals, selection with variety of shades to 10sh used or unused; St. Christopher; St. Helena with No.1 used, surcharges imperf. and perf., KEVII and George V sets to 3sh (48-70); St. Kitts-Nevis; St. Lucia and St. Vincent, mostly complete with George V-QEII definitives, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$1,900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1281
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1851-1980 Sarawak-Zululand, collection on pages in two 3-ring binders, Sarawak with better sets through 1950s; fairly complete collection of Seychelles, including sets to 2.25r (1-21), surcharges and continuing with KEVII-George VI definitives; Sierra Leone unused Queen Victoria to 2sh, KEVII to £1 (64-76), others to 5sh, George V to 10sh (103/117, 122/137), 1932 set complete (140-52), Wilberforce to 2sh, etc.; Solomon Islands; British Somaliland; Southern Rhodesia; Southern Nigeria; Sri Lanka; Sudan and Swaziland; Tobago; Togo Anglo-French Occupation overprints; Tonga; Transvaal to £1, few better items, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago, "Britannia" to £1; Turks Islands; Turks & Caicos; Virgin Islands, Zanzibar and Zululand, nice collection with many elusive items, mixed condition, considerable value, generally fine or better
*O
$4,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1282
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1860-1940s accumulation in two large stock books, 4,000+ used and unused singles, with some better classics from Bahamas, Barbados, St. Vincent and others, including British Guiana, Canada, Ireland with Seahorses, etc., mixed condition, high catalogue value
*O
$1,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1283
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1947-53 George VI definitives, selection of 44 mostly better sets, with Great Britain including Offices Abroad (Morocco, East Africa Forces, Somalia), Aden, Antigua, Ascension, Australia, Bechuanaland, British Guiana, British Honduras, Burma with Officials, Canada with Officials, Ceylon, Falkland Islands, etc., l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., SG £5,040
*
$1,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1284
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1947-53 George VI definitives, selection of 41 mostly better sets, with Cook Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands (both George VI sets), Fiji, Gambia, Gold Coast, Jamaica, K.U.T., Kuwait, Leeward Islands, Malayan States, Montserrat, Newfoundland, etc., l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., SG £5,605
*
$1,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1285
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1947-53 George VI definitives, selection of 45 mostly better sets, with New Hebrides, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Borneo, Nyasaland, Pakistan with Bahawalpur, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Straits Settlements, St. Helena, Sarawak, Seychelles, etc., l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., SG £4,500
*
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1286
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1953-60 QEII definitives, selection of 43 mostly better sets, with Australia, British Guiana, British Honduras, Nyasaland, Qatar, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, St. Lucia, Tristan Da Cunha, Turks and Caicos, Zanzibar, etc., n.h., fine-v.f., SG £1,325
**
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1287
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH - Omnibus sets
1948 UPU, two complete sets, n.h., v.f., SG £700
**
$300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1288
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH GUIANA Postal Stationery
1940s-70s Air letters, nice collection complete with numerous duplicates, mint and used, one "Specimen", two missing color varieties, fine and seldom offered
Envelope
$250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1289
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BULGARIA
1879-1936 collection on SG album pages, with Regular Issues including Lion, Surcharges, better commemoratives, with Olympics, Balkan Games, etc., also Air Post, mixed with used and unused, few small faults possible among early material, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1290
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CANADA
1858-2013 collection on pages, housed in two large 3-ring binders, 19th Century mostly used, with Province of Canada perforated issue to 17c, Large Queens to 15c, Montreal & Ottawa printings, 20c and 50c Widow unused, Jubilees to 50c unused, also $2 and $3 used, Maple Leaf complete (Scott 66-84 unused), 20th Century mostly unused, including Quebec and Admirals complete to $1, also Coils, Scroll Issue (149-59) and 1930-31 to $1 (162-77), apparently complete from there, also Special Delivery, Postage Dues, Officials, plus a nice showing of Newfoundland, including classics and Air Post, occasional condition issues, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$3,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1291
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CANADA
1897 Jubilees, selection of 2c (18), 3c (5), 5c (10), 8c (7), 10c (11) and 15c, mostly unused without gum (15c h.r.) many in multiples, fine-v.f.,
Box *(*)
Catalog #52/58
Catalog Value $4,370
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1292
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CANADA
1897 Maple Leaf, selection of 13 stamps, including 1/2c (block of four), 1c, 3c, 5c (2), 6c (with sheet margin at top), 8c (horizontal pair) and 10c (2), also three 2c Surcharges including one with broken "2", mostly h.r., some toning and minor gum disturbances, otherwise fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #66/73
Catalog Value $2,655
$250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1293
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CANADA
1898 Christmas Issue, 35 stamps in multiples including blocks of four and six, strips of three and four and vertical pairs, mostly h.r. (some n.h.), some toning and other faults noted, otherwise fine-v.f. (catalogued as hinged singles)
Box *
Catalog #85-86
Catalog Value $1,400
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1294
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CHINA
1920-1980 collection on pages and cards in a red binder, some Taiwan, local issues, unused sets from PRC (l.h. or n.h.) 1960s-70s, including Goldfish, Butterflies, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$1,700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1295
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CHINA
1950-2012 collection of thousands on pages, three large volumes housed in a carton, Republic of China, Taiwan, mostly used to 1960, mixed from there, with commemoratives and souvenir sheets; PRC from 1950s, mostly used with souvenir sheets, Cultural Revolution better sets (canceled to order), booklets, souvenir sheets, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$3,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1296
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CHINA
1980s-90s Republic of China and PRC, collection/accumulation in 20+ stock books, hundreds of sets, souvenir sheets, booklets, year sets, etc., various quantities, some earlier items included, fine-v.f.
Box **
$2,600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1297
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CHINA - REPUBLIC (TAIWAN)
1950s-90s selection of sets and souvenir sheets on stock pages, two albums, with many better sets (Emperors, Paintings, etc.), minor duplication, n.h., mostly fine-v.f. (Mi.Euro Euro 2,829)
Box **
$1,100.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1298
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CHINA - REPUBLIC (TAIWAN) Flight Covers
1929-49 selection of 14 mostly first flight covers, including 1937 Hong Kong-San Francisco, also Clipper flights, 1947 Shanghai to Mrs. Floyd Bennett New York, Shanghai-Tokyo, Shanghai-Guam, also Macao to USA, Shanghai-Honolulu, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine
Envelope
$300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1299
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CHINA - SHANGHAI
1865-96 comprehensive balance of the collection on pages, in three albums, Volume I contains an extensive showing of the 230+ Large Dragons (Scott 1/41), with occasional pairs and strip of 6, some used, but mostly unused, with "Candareens" Plural and Singular, pelure, wove and Laid Paper varieties, some marked as "Official Reprints". There are different types, groups and settings, usually noted on pages, with many rarities included. A strong selection of 1866-77 (43/81) perforated issues follows, with Provisional "1 Cand" surcharges, in blue, some used. Volume II covers the perforated Small Dragons issues from 1877, used and unused, with different types clearly identified on 48 pages, with shades, occasional blocks of four and some interesting covers, surcharges in blue, black and red, some inverted, other varieties. Volume III covers Postage Dues, few on cover, postal stationery, Local Post Agencies, showing Amoy, Foochow and Hankow cancels, plus extensive showing of forgeries, variety of types, some quite useful. A wonderful and truly remarkable collection of Shanghai Local Post, generally in nice condition, cat. $250,000+
Envelope *O
Catalog #1/170,J1-20
$45,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1300
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS COLOMBIA Flight Covers
1929-32 SCADTA, balance of a specialized collection, 44 covers and cards, variety of frankings and flights, few interesting items, mostly fine
Envelope
$1,800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1301
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CYPRUS
1880-1966 collection on pages, mostly unused (heavy h.r.), with some early overprints, 1882 "1/2" surcharge, 1894-96 Victoria to 45pi, 1903 KEVII to 18pi, 1904 KEVII 45pi, George V 1912 and 1921-23 sets to 45pi, 1924-28 George V to 90pi (with two additional 90pi values, one used), 50th Year as a British Colony, George VI and QEII sets, Boy Scouts souvenir sheet, etc., some faults affecting early issues, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$1,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1302
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EGYPT
1866-1965 collection on pages, used and unused singles and sets, some early items, 1914-24 issues (Scott 50-120), King Fuad (128-49), commemorative sets (155/176), 1938 £1 green, mostly complete from there, also UAR, Palestine Occupation, miscellaneous items, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$1,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1303
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EGYPT
1866-1954 "Retta" cancelations, collection with 153 stamps and 35 covers, good showing of different types, including De La Rue card to France, bearing rectangular small type (B-2), 2m 1914 single usage on card, 1921 3m pair on cover to Switzerland, various Farouk frankings used internally and abroad, various stamps from the first issue until the end of monarchy, mixed condition, fine basis for expansion
Envelope
$600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1304
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EGYPT
1888-1914 collection of 61 Printed Matter items, including two "Eastman Films" registered card package fronts for photographs, used from Hilwan in 1902 and 1906, also 1903 card from Alexandria to Montevideo, small carte de visit stationery sent to Brazil in 1888, small 1903 stationery envelope from Korosko to Alexandria, Taxed on arrival, other domestic and foreign destinations, generally well written-up exhibition style, interesting
Envelope
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1305
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EGYPT
1953-54 collection of Three and Six Bars overprints, with 1,200+ unused (both hinged and n.h.) and used, and 55 covers in album, covering most of the issued sets up to the high values (with some unrecorded values), with multiples including some Controls, varieties including shifted and broken bars, etc., fine-v.f., a nice collection of this challenging issue
Box Envelope *O
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1306
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EGYPT Postage Dues
1927-56 issues, specialized collection written-up on pages, 300 used and unused, also 63 covers, plus imperforate proofs on card with "Canceled" on back, "Royal misperforated" varieties, positional errors, multiples, color trials, occasional sheets, control blocks, domestic and foreign usages, with incoming mail from England, Italy, Palestine Mandate, United States, Canada, India, Morocco, France, Switzerland, South Africa. Also included "King of Egypt and the Sudan" overprints, used and unused, inverted overprints, used on cover or card, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine or better. An interesting collection
Envelope *O
$1,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1307
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EGYPT Revenue Stamps
1887-1980s stock of over 1,500 in album, used and unused and arranged according to the Egyptian Revenue catalogue of P. Feltus, with General Revenues, Salt Tax, Consular Services, Identification Card stamps, Educational Stamps, Savings Bank, Arab Social Union, Gas Stamps, Medical Stamps, etc., some imperfs or perforation varieties, also a section of labels including Charity stamps, Propaganda, Airmail, Registration, etc.
*O
$700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1308
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ETHIOPIA
1905-31 collection on SG album pages, mostly complete sets, with Regular Issues, Semi-Postals and Air Post, used or unused, few faults noted, generally fine-v.f., cat. $1,800+
*O
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1309
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS EUROPE
1852-1935 collection on SG album pages, used and unused (some sets mixed), with Armenia, Austrian Levant, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Crete with 1898 20pa unused and used on piece, Czechoslovakia with 1918 Boy Scout set of two, 1919 Overprints and Air Post, Danzig including Port Gdansk, Denmark with both 5kr Parliament, Eastern Rumelia, Estonia, Finland with early issues, Zeppelin overprint, Fiume, Georgia, Greece with Hermes Heads, Olympics without high values, Air Post including Zeppelin, Hungary with Semi-Postals and Air Post including Zeppelin (used), Latvia with Air Post, Lithuania and Central Lithuania, Luxembourg including Intellectuals, Memel, Monaco with early issues to 1fr, Montenegro, Norway including No.1, Poland including No1, Portugal including St. Anthony (used), Romania, Russian Levant, Saar with Semi-Postals with 1928 Madonna to 10fr, San Marino with better sets including Post Office, Garibaldi, Philatelists Convention, Air Post with View of San Marino and Zeppelin Surcharges, Serbia, Ukraine, Vatican City with Provisional Surcharges and Juridical Congress, Wenden and Yugoslavia, mixed condition with some faults noted, mostly fine, a tremendous amount of material
*O
$5,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1310
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FALKLAND ISLANDS
1935-96 collection in stock book, with Silver Jubilee, George VI sets to £1, Silver Wedding, QEII including 1960 to £1, several Omnibus sets and souvenir sheets, with South Georgia including first set with both £1 values and Surcharges, Falkland Island Dependencies with George VI Thin and Thick Maps, QEII sets, also British Antarctic Territory with both QEII £1 values and Surcharges, etc., n.h., fine-v.f.
**
$2,100.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1311
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FALKLAND ISLANDS
1912-55 balance of a consignment in small box, mostly Dependencies, with sets, multiples (showing minor varieties), n.h. or used, also some low value George VI blocks, plus 20+ covers (mostly QEII), fine-v.f.
Box Envelope **O
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1312
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRANCE
1849-2000 collection of thousands, used and unused on pages, in two binders, 19th Century used, with First issue 1fr brown carmine, others include Empire, Laureated Issues, 5fr gray lilac, Type Sage, then unused 45c-1fr, 3fr-20fr Type Merson (122-125,127-32), 1903 Sower (138-54), Congres de Bordeaux (197), Pont du Gard (254A), some pre-cancels, Pexip souvenir sheet (329), Semi-Postals, apparently complete from 1918 (B11-100, etc.), many booklets through 2010, Air Post, with 50fr Banknote (C15) used, 10fr (C17) unused, also some Postage Dues, usual minor faults among early issues, balance fine-v.f. A good basic collection of France
*O
$1,800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1313
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRANCE
1849-1936 collection on SG album pages, mostly used, with 1849 to 1fr, 1853 Empire to 1fr, 1863 to 5fr, Type Sage, Congres de Bordeaux and Le Havre (used on piece), Semi-Postals including 1922 Surcharges, Air Post with C1-2, Plane Over Paris to 50fr and 50fr Burelage (l.h.), South Atlantic (used), etc., mixed condition with some faults noted, generally fine and useful collection
*O
$1,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1314
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRENCH COLONIES
1859-1935 collection on well filled SG album pages, used or unused (some sets mixed), with General Issues complete including 1876 4c gray, used (signed Brun), Type Sage; Alaouites apparently complete; Algeria; Andorra 1932 set; Anjoun; Benin fairly complete; Cameroun, French Offices in China including Canton, Hoi-Hao, Kouang-Tcheu, Mong-Tseu, Packhoi, Tchongking, Yunnan-Fou, etc.; Cilicia; Crete with Gautre certificate for Surcharges set of five; Diego Suarez; Djibouti; Offices in Egypt with Alexandria including 150m on 5fr with Gautre certificate and Port Said; French Congo with surcharges; French Guiana; French Sudan; Gabon; Somali Coast; Grand Comoro; Guadeloupe; Indochina; Inini; Ivory Coast; Latakia; Levant, Madagascar; Martinique; Mauritania; Mayotte; Middle Congo; Moheli; Morocco; New Caledonia including Paris-Noumea set of two; New Hebrides; Niger; Nossi-Be; Port Lagos; Reunion; Rouad; St. Pierre & Miquelon; Senegal; Tahiti; Togo; Upper Volta; Vathy with Behr certificate for 20p on 5fr; Wallis and Futuna, etc., with Semi-Postals and Air Post where appropriate, some better items signed (noted on pages), mixed condition with some usual faults noted, generally fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
$18,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1315
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN AREA
1850-1950 collection of hundreds, used and unused on pages, three large 3-ring binders, Germany used and unused, with a selection of Large and Small Shields, various 1920s-30s sets, many unused, Federal Republic mostly unused from 1950s-2010, also Semi-Postals, souvenir sheets, Air Post, also a complete collection of East Germany (DDR), with some Soviet locals, souvenir sheets, etc. Another volume contains German States (Baden-Wurttemberg), German Colonies, good showing of overprints and Yacht issues (without high values), Danzig, nice collection of mostly unused singles and sets from Saar, including Semi-Postals, Air Post and Officials; French Zone Occupation issues (Baden, Rhineland, Wurttemberg) mostly complete with souvenir sheets, also Berlin, used and unused, with 1949 UPU, Goethe, Freedom Bell issues and others through 1990, mixed condition, with faults noted among the early issues, balance fine-v.f.
*O
$2,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1316
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN AREA
1851-1935 collection on SG album pages, with Germany, German States and German Colonies, used and unused (some sets mixed), Germany begins with Small Shield to 7k, Large Shield to 18k, Reichspost to 5m, Deutsches Reich and Inflation sets, with Semi-Postals and Air Post including South America, Polar and Chicago Flights, World War I Occupation Issues, Allenstein, Marienwerder and Schleswig; German States include Baden, Bavaria, Bergdorf, Brunswick, Hamburg, Hanover, North German Confederation, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony, Wurttemberg, etc.; Colonies with Offices in China including Deutsches Reich sets complete, Offices in Morocco with Reichspost to 5m (2), Deutsches Mark sets, Offices in Turkey with some additional shades, Deutsches Reich sets, Cameroun; Caroline Islands with Yacht to 5m, German East Africa with complete sets, German New Guinea to 5m, German South-West Africa sets to 5m, Kiauchau with Yacht to 5m, and watermarked sets to $2 1/2 both used and unused, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa and Togo, mixed condition with some faults noted, generally fine or better
*O
$5,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1317
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN AREA
1868-1974 collection on pages, with German States, Bavaria, Saxony, Wurttemberg, North German Confederation, German Empire with Large and Small Shields, Third Reich, Federal Republic, Berlin, East Germany (DDR), Local Issues, etc., many better items, some expertized, occasional reference material, usual quality issues with occasional faults noted, many fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
$2,100.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1318
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1918-45 selection of 33 different unexploded booklets, various ONRs identified, many better items, generally fine-v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH 14/49a
Catalog Value €11,420
$2,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1319
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY - WWI Issues
1914-18 Northern France, collection of Postal Cancellations, 51 page exhibit, with 153 pieces and 21 covers or cards, wide range of pmks, some quite scarce, fine-v.f.
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1320
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN COLONIES
1897-1915 advanced collection of mostly used singles and sets in Lindner hingeless album, all areas represented, with generally complete sets to 5M, plus additional types, shades and some varieties, plus a nice selection of Forerunners, all identified by Michel number, with German Offices in China, including some Petschili cancels, Morocco, Turkish Empire, German New Guinea, East Africa with Wuga Provisionals, South-West Africa, Cameroon, Caroline Islands, Kiauchau including $1 1/2 unwatermarked on piece, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa and Togo, many items expertized, also with six certificates and 26 opinions (countless items signed by appropriate experts), generally in nice condition, mostly fine-v.f. or better. A good opportunity to obtain a solid, comprehensive collection of German Colonies, Mi. Euro 90,000+
O
$18,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1321
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN COLONIES
1884-1945 collection on pages, three volumes (Minkus and others) with German Offices Abroad, used and unused, including Morocco and the Turkish Empire, German Offices in China, German Colonies, with Cameroon, Caroline Islands, German East Africa, German New Guinea, German South-West Africa, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa and Togo. In addition, there is a good showing of WWI Occupation issues, Alsace Lorraine, Belgium and Northern France, WWII, with Bohemia Moravia, Luxembourg, Russia, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, as well as Plebiscite issues from Allenstein, Marienwerder, Schleswig, Upper Silesia, Danzig and Memel, additional 450+ duplicates, many better items, some reference material, mixed condition, owner's cat. $35,000+
*O
$6,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1322
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN COLONIES Postal Stationery
1899-1902 German East Africa, collection of 49 unused stationery postal cards, including three forgeries and 21 folded reply cards, one overprinted "Specimen", fresh, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1323
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN COLONIES Postal Stationery
1899-1902 German South-West Africa, collection of 40, mostly different unused stationery postal cards, including 16 folded reply cards and additional items from Caroline Islands and Togo, two Zieher Cards, few reprints/forgeries, etc., fresh, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1324
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY - WWII Postal History
1940-44 German Occupation of Soviet Union and Ukraine, collection of hundreds of town and village cancels on pieces, also 80+ covers or cards, Deutsche Dienstpost Ukraine and Ostland, many censor markings, impressive and scarce assembly
Envelope
$3,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1325
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GIBRALTAR
1886-2012 collection on pages, mostly unused, with Queen Victoria to 1sh (Scott 8/21), Centimos surcharges (22-28), 1889-95 set (29-38) KEVII with 2sh, 4sh and 8sh, 1903 issue to 4sh, George V to £1 orange & black, good showing of perf. varieties of the 1938-49 George VI to £1, mostly complete from there with definitive sets and commemoratives, fine-v.f.
*O
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1326
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN
1840-2014 collection on pages, 19th Century mostly used, imperf. to 1sh embossed, Line-Engraved to 1sh, 1867 5sh, 1884 5sh and 10sh, 1867-92 complete to 1sh (Scott 111-22, unused), KEVII 9p-10sh (138-141 unused), £1 green used, George V Seahorses 1912-18 unused to 10sh, 1929 PUC £1 black unused, 1934 Re-engraved (222-24 unused), used and (mostly) unused from there, good showing of Postage Dues, Offices Abroad, with Morocco Agencies, Levant, China, M.E.F., Eritrea, etc. In addition, there are two more 3-ring binders with apparently complete collections of Channel Islands, Jersey, Isle of Man, Guernsey, mixed condition, generally fine or better
*O
$4,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1327
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN
1841-1982 balance of the collection, mostly unused, on SG album pages, with nice selection of early material including imperf. and perf. 1p reds, perf. 2p blues, Surface Printed Issues, values to 1sh (both green and orange brown), including many high catalogue value stamps with various plate numbers noted, 1880 1/2p-5p set of five, 1883-84 1/2p-1sh set of ten (Scott 98-107), Jubilee to 1sh (111-22), KEVII to 10sh (127-39,141), with selection of shades, including some better, George V with Seahorses to 10sh, £1 PUC, George VI including 10sh indigo, QEII with booklet panes, plus some varieties, also Regional Issues, Postage Dues, plus an excellent showing of Officials (I.R., Govt Parcels, O.W. Officials, R.H., etc.), these mostly used, many of the better items no gum, regummed or with small faults, otherwise fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
$7,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1328
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN
1847-83 balance of consignment with 34 covers, mostly on Cherrystone auction cards, variety of frankings and destinations including 6p and 1sh Embossed, 1sh single, multiple and mixed frankings, destinations including Mexico, India, New Zealand, Cape of Good Hope, Brazil, Malta, Australia, United States, Peru, etc., fine-v.f. and valuable lot
Envelope
$3,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1329
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN - LUNDY ISLAND
1942-68 collection on pages, with souvenir sheets, sets, private issues, etc., fine-v.f.
*/**
$240.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1330
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREECE
1861-2010 collection on pages, 19th Century mostly used, with a nice selection of Large Hermes Heads (36 different), 20th Century with some better commemoratives and defintives, Air Post and occasional back of book items, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$675.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1331
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREECE
1861-1900 balance of a collection, including 75 Large and Small Hermes Heads, mostly used, other issues with unused 100dr Youth of Marathon (h.r.), cover, some better singles, mixed condition, plus additional modern issues (not counted), owner's cat. $4,000+
*O
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1332
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREECE
1861-1900 unsorted selection of mostly used Hermes Heads on stock cards, also some later items, various shades, 1L horizontal strip of four, also "01" numeral on reverse variety, fine-v.f.
*O
$210.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1333
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS HONG KONG
1862-2012 collection on pages, used and unused, with excellent showing of Queen Victoria, including surcharges, $2 and $3 Stamp Duty, 1891 Jubilee and others (all used), George V sets to $10 (unused to $3, $5 and $10 used), mostly complete unused from there, including George VI to $10, Omnibus sets (Silver Jubilee, Silver Wedding, etc.), QEII definitives, commemorative sets, souvenir sheets, booklets, l.h. or n.h., mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$2,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1334
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS HONG KONG
1948-75 selection of singles and sets on stock cards, with Silver Wedding set of two, George VI singles to $5, QEII definitives to $10, commemorative sets, New Year and Festivals, souvenir sheets, n.h., occasional faint toning noted, mostly fine-v.f.
Box **
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1335
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ICELAND
1873-1935 collection on SG album pages, fairly complete used or unused (some mixed), with Skilling Issue, Numerals, Surcharges, "I Gildi" overprints, Two Kings, Sigurdsson, Frederik, Christian, 1921-25 Surcharges, 1924-30 10kr Surcharges, Parliament, Air Post including Parliament, Zeppelin, etc., few minor flaws possible among early stamps, generally fine-v.f., high catalogue value
*O
$1,800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1336
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS INDIA
1864-2010 collection of used and unused on pages, first issues including 4a used, Queen Victoria mixed and unused to 5r, KEVII to 15r (60-75), George V used and unused to 25r, selection of plate flaws of the 1931 1a chocolate & violet, 1937-40 set (150-67), 1948 Gandhi set of four (n.h.), other sets and souvenir sheets, Air Post, C.E.F. overprints, Officials, also some Convention and Feudatory States, mixed condition, interesting collection
*O
$1,800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1337
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRAN
1925-39 Reza Shah Issues, collection virtually complete (missing only 3 stamps), definitive sets, with many high values, with Air Post and Officials, l.h. or h.r., some n.h., fine-v.f., better items signed Sadri. A splendid collection, difficult to put together,
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Catalog #697/875,C1-67,O58-71
Catalog Value $18,163
$5,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1338
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRAN
1925-39 Reza Shah Issues, collection virtually complete used (missing only 12 stamps), with Defintives, Air Post and Officials, fine-v.f., higher values signed Sadri,
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Catalog #697/875,C1/67,O58/71
Catalog Value $5,314
$1,600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1339
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRAN
1942-79 Shah definitives, series 1-19 complete, collection with sets (876-909, 915-30, 959-65, 999-1014, 1023-36, 1058A-72, 1082-98, 1107-25, 1138-51, 1173-9, 1209-22, 1372-87, 1615-26, 1650-61B, 1768-72, 1820-41, 1924-40, 1961-72) n.h. (except 902, 904, 906, 965 h.r. or without gum), fine-v.f. and impressive group,
*/**
Catalog #876/1972
Catalog Value $12,180
$3,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1340
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRAN - Covers and Postal History
1910-15 picture postcards, collection of 18 different, four unused, others sent abroad, variety of rates and frankings, some interesting markings, occasional minor wear, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1341
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRAN - Covers and Postal History
1915-35 collection of 80 covers with mail box (sandooq) markings, variety of nice postmarks, native destinations and markings, some better frankings and interesting markings (Mail boxes were installed around 1913 in Tehran and by 1921 in over 127 different cities. These markings were applied to expand the usage of mail Boxes throughout the country)
Envelope
$950.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1342
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRAN - Covers and Postal History
1930-40 picture postcards, collection of 27 different, mostly black & white, used to Czechoslovakia, Denmark, United States, Sweden, Italy, Yugoslavia, different views, variety of rates and frankings, some interesting markings, occasional minor wear, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1343
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS IRELAND
1922-2002 collection of mostly unused singles and sets, with Seahorses (12-14), various overprints, coil singles, Regular Issues and Commemoratives, some used, others l.h. or n.h., fine-v.f.
*O
$675.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1344
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ISRAEL
1948-90 balance of a consignment in two cartons, with dozens of documents franked with a variety of early fiscals, passports, collateral material, 1967 Six Day War, with interesting covers, photographs, some miscellaneous items purchased at specialized auctions (with the original descriptions), Jewish national Fund labels, with some large se-tenant sheets, covers, material in stock book and loose, hundreds, including some Interim Period, also Cigarette Cards album, additional Revenues used and unused, plus much more
Envelope */**
$1,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1345
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ISRAEL
1948-2009 collection on pages, singles (1-9,J1-5), etc., with tabs from 1970s, souvenir sheets, special sheetlets, etc., fine-v.f.
*/**
$300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1346
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ISRAEL
1951-69 accumulation in two large binders, singles, Tabs (Negev, Scott 25, strip of three with tabs), sheets (with Freedom from Hunger booklet and tete-beche sheetlet of 16), Regular Issues, other tete-beche sheets, etc.
Box **
$280.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1347
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ITALY AND ITALIAN STATES
1852-1938 collection on pages, with Roman States (mostly complete, with some certificates), Romagna (1859), Italian Kingdom and later issues, with good showing of Commemorative sets, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues, etc., many used, higher priced items included, occasional reference material, some faults noted, high catalogue value
*O
$3,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1348
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ITALY AND ITALIAN COLONIES
1851-1935 collection on SG album pages, used or unused (some sets mixed), with Regular Issues including 1922 Philatelic Congress (set of four on piece), Garibaldi (used), Manzoni to 5L, Semi-Postals, Air Post including Trans-Atlantic Squadron, Zeppelin, set of two Balbo Triptychs, Soccer, with a small selection of States including Naples, Parma, Roman States, Sicily, Tuscany, etc., Offices Abroad including some China, Castellorizo, Corfu, Crete, Levant, Oltre Giuba, Trieste and Trentino, etc., nice section of Colonies with General Issues; Aegean Islands including St. Anthony, Balbo Triptychs, individual islands including Rhodes; Cyrenaica with Manzoni to 5L, Air Post; Eritrea with Issues to 5L, Manzoni to 5L, Air Post including Victor Emmanuel set of ten; Libya; Somalia with Manzoni to 5L, Air Post with Victor Emmanuel set of ten; and Tripolitania, with Manzoni to 5L, Air Post with Victor Emmanuel set of ten, etc., mixed condition with some faults possible mostly among early material, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$2,700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1349
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ITALY
1863-2000 collection of many hundreds, used and unused on pages, in a large 3-ring binder, early issues used, mostly unused from 1911, fairly complete selection of the 1930s commemoratives, with corresponding Air Post, also Post WWII, some back of book, plus selection of Trieste Zone A overprints, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$800.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1350
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ITALIAN COLONIES
1875-1990 collection on 190 well-filled pages, used and unused, with Italian Offices Abroad (Crete, Offices in China, including Pechino and Tientsin, Tripoli, Turkish Empire, Albania, Constantinople, Durazzo, Janina, Jerusalem, Salonica, Scutari, Smirna and Valona), Italian Colonies include Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post and Special Delivery from Dalmatia, Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiume, Italian East Africa, Italian Somaliland, Libya, Oltre Giuba, Saseno, Tripolitania, as well as Aegean Islands (Calimno, Caso, Cos, Karki, Leros, Lipso, Nisiros, Patmos, Piscopi, Rodi, Scarpanto, Simi, Stampalia), Occupation of Austria, Castellorizo and Corfu, mixed condition, usual faults noted, especially among the earlier items, some reference material, generally fine-v.f. (owner's cat.$72,500+ not counting the occasional reference items)
*O
$8,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1351
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ITALIAN COLONIES
1920-40 Aegean Islands - Somalia, collection in stock book, with many complete sets, commemoratives, Air Post and Postage Dues, also Parcel Post, some duplication, l.h. or h.r., occasional flaws possible, mostly fine-v.f., Sass. Euro 45,000+ (some later 1950s issues not counted)
*
$8,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1352
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS JAPAN
1871-1974 collection in Scott Specialty album, used and unused, with better singles, souvenir sheets, sheetlets (Flying Geese, Beauty), Air Post, Military and Offices in China and Korea, mixed condition, some toning (including C8 souvenir sheet), occasional reference material among early issues, generally fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
$5,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1353
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS JAPAN
1872-2010 collection of many hundreds on pages in two large 3-ring binders, 19th Century used, with a sparse selection, but including better items, 20th Century with Regular Issues (mostly used) and Commemoratives, used and unused, 1925 Wedding, 1927 UPU, National Parks, various souvenir sheets, better 1949-50 sets, other souvenir sheets and special issues through to the more modern era (substantial face value), few better Air Post and Offices Abroad, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$1,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1354
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS KOREA
1884-1987 collection on pages, hundreds of used and unused singles, sets, souvenir sheets, some better items, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1355
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS KOREA
1895-1905 balance of the specialized collection, mostly used singles and multiples on pages (written-up in Korean), different issues showing postmarks of Chinampo, Gwendoline, Chemulpo, Gensan, Fusan, double circle strikes in red or black, plus many others (180+), also included on card with 2x2c Falcon used in 1905 via San Francisco to Canada, fine specialist group
O
$50,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1356
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS KOREA
1895-1905 balance of the collection, mostly on pages, with unissued 25m, 50m and 100m imprint blocks of four or eight, 1902 3ch orange selection with 27 used or unused, with a strip of five and blocks of four, selection of Plum Blossom singles and multiples, low values with various perforations (including 15ch and 20ch perf. 10 and 11), one domestic letter, plus 40+ overprints in red and black, with few errors (inverted, double, misplaced), etc., mixed condition, mostly fine
*O
$10,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1357
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS KOREA
1955-80 eleven different original artworks, unaccepted designs, including Harvesting, Chain breakers, Landscapes, Air Post, United Nations, etc., v.f. and colorful group, rare
P
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1358
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS KOREA - COVERS and POSTAL HISTORY
1885-1905 balance of a specialized collection, 56 covers or cards mostly written-up in Korean, with native stampless letter, 1895 issue, mixed frankings with Plum Blossom and 1902 surcharges, Falcon on cover or card, used to Germany, France, Switzerland, France, China, Hong Kong, Russia, United States, including "Received through the State Department Washington D.C.", registered mail from Chemulpo, Seoul, etc., internal mail, Japanese Offices in Korea, cover from "Legation du Japon a Mexico", sent from Nebuloso, Mexico to Chemulpo, also stamps with interesting cancels (Gwendoline, Masanpo, Chinampo, Fusan, Jinsan, Mokpo, Gensan), generally fine or better, splendid group for a specialist
Envelope
$35,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1359
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS KOREA - COVERS and POSTAL HISTORY
1946-62 collection of 42 different First Day Covers, including better souvenir sheets, fine-v.f., scarce
Envelope
$6,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1360
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1946-56 collection of 93 different unused, with or without gum as issued, all original, fine-v.f., scarce lot,
**
Catalog #1/100
Catalog Value $28,125
$8,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1361
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1946-56 collection of 97 different used, all original, fine-v.f., scarce,
O
Catalog #1/100
Catalog Value $13,783
$4,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1362
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1976-80 Sports, four original artist drawings from the archives of the North Korea Printers, with 1976 Olympics with Judo and Gymnastics, 1980 Gymnast on Pommel Horse and 1983 Female Gymnast, v.f.
P
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1363
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1976-95 four original artist drawings from the archives of the North Korea Printers, with 1976 Fruit Processing Plant, 1981 Dag Hammarskjold, 1982 "Paulo on a Donkey" by Picasso and 1995 Fossil of Ostrea, v.f.
P
$400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1364
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1986-2013 selection of 58 different collective (souvenir sheets) proofs, various topicals including Animals, Music, Sports, Flowers, etc.
P
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1365
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1987-2003 Insects, four original artist drawings from the archives of the North Korea Printers, with 1987 Lesser Purple Emperor Butterfly, 2003 Large Copper Butterfly, 2003 Globe Skimmer Dragonfly and 2003 Cicada, v.f.
P
$375.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1366
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1989-2013 selection of 98 different imperf. deluxe proofs, various topicals including Animals, Sports, Mushroom, Red Cross, Chess, etc., v.f., only 100 of each issued
P
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1367
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1990-2013 selection of 209 errors and varieties, mostly in blocks of four or minisheets, with misperforations, colors missing, color shifts, inverts, etc., nice selection of topics including Shells, Birds, Sports, Artists, etc., n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
$625.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1368
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1990-2013 selection of 111 souvenir or minisheets, all with errors/varieties including double impressions, misprints, misperfs, etc., nice selection of topics including Insects, Sports, Shells, Animals, etc., n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1369
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
2000-2013 selection of 111 different photo proofs, various topicals including Animals, Sports, Flowers, Dinosaurs, etc., v.f., only 5-10 of each issued
P
$1,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1370
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
2000-2013 selection of 62 different large format (souvenir sheets) photo proofs, various topicals including Animals, Sports, Ships, Red Cross, etc.
P
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1371
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
2000-2013 selection of 130 souvenir sheets, all overprinted Specimen, nice variety of topicals including Trains, Flowers, Fish, Space, Sports, etc., n.h., fine-v.f.
Box S
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1372
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LATIN AMERICA
1855-1958 Cuba, Dominican Republic and Guatemala, collection of many hundreds of used and unused on pages, Spanish Period with imperf. and perf. issues, U.S. overprints, etc., Dominican Republic with some better items, souvenir sheets; Guatemala with singles and sets, mixed condition, generally fine
*O
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1373
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LEBANON
1924-31 collection apparently complete on SG album pages, used or unused (most sets mixed), with Regular Issues, Olympics, Surcharges, Sericultural Congress, etc., Semi-Postals and Air Post, few minor flaws possible, mostly fine-v.f., cat. $1,400+
*O
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1374
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LIECHTENSTEIN
1912-2012 collection on pages, mostly unused singles and sets, First Issue 25h dark blue (4), 1921 Landscapes (54-69), 1930-33 issues (94-108, 108-110), continuing with souvenir sheets, Semi-Postals, Air Post complete, Postage Dues and Officials (complete), fine-v.f.
*O
$1,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1375
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LIECHTENSTEIN
1912-35 fairly complete collection on SG album pages, mostly unused (some used), highlights include Prince Johann, 1921 set to 1fr, 1930 set to 2fr, 1935 5fr (used), Semi-Postals and Air Post, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$625.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1376
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LUXEMBOURG
1852-1960 collection of hundreds, used and unused on pages, used No.1-2, Coat of Arms singles, perf. Luxembourg and Haarlem issues, mostly unused from 1940s on, with Semi-Postals, souvenir sheets, etc., mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1377
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MALAYSIAN STATES
1867-1960 collection on pages, used and unused, with solid Straits Settlements, some early issues, then 1904-07 set to $5 (109-28), overprinted on Labuan (134A-44), George V (149-71), etc., Federated Malay States to $5 (higher values with revenue cancels), Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Terengganu, etc., all Omnibus and later sets included, early issues mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$5,250.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1378
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MANCHUKUO
1932-45 collection on pages, apparently complete with regular issues, commemoratives, few covers, occasional blocks of four, booklet panes, Air Post, Officially Sealed labels, etc., mostly fine-v.f.
*
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1379
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MANCHUKUO
1932-45 collection on Michael Rogers album pages, mostly complete with regular issues (1934 Scott 30,15f rose n.h.) and commemoratives, mixed condition, hinged and n.h., occasional toning noted, fine-v.f.
*
$1,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1380
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MANCHUKUO
1932-45 large specialized collection on pages, regular issues and commemoratives complete unused, plus many blocks of four, varieties, plate flaws, imperforate singles, booklet panes and covers, different printings identified, covers, FDCs, interesting pmks, Air Post, Officially Sealed labels, Revenues, also additional used, including Regular Issues, etc., mostly fine-v.f. A definitive collection
Box Envelope *O
$9,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1381
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MANCHUKUO - Postal History
1932-42 collection of 31 covers or cards, neatly written-up on 18 pages, including two banknotes, covers from Chinese Post in Harbin under Japanese Occupation, also from Kirin, Kalun, Luoyan, postage due levied by the Chinese government (Manchukuo postal authority not recognized), similar non-recognition applied to I.J.P.O. mail along Southern Manchuria, mail exchange through Shanhaikuan and Gubeikou Forwarding Offices, censored mail, covers to Korea, Railway Post Offices, Internal Mail, Mail Exchange between Manchukuo and other parts of Occupied China, registered international mail to USA, etc., mixed condition, excellent nucleus for further study and expansion
Envelope
$3,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1382
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MANCHUKUO - Postal History
1932-42 collection of 130 covers or cards mostly with regular issue franking, commercially used, many registered, some to the United States, Korea, some with Chinese Postage Dues added on arrival (Manchukuo Postal Authority not recognized), variety of markings, rates, native covers, etc., mixed condition, interesting lot
Envelope
$13,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1383
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MANCHUKUO - Postal History
1932-45 balance of the collection in four cover albums, 220+ covers, cards, postal stationery, FDCs, event covers and much more, many interesting usages, registered mail, etc., most purchased individually, some with the original auction descriptions included, generally fine-v.f., excellent potential
Envelope
$7,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1384
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MIDDLE EAST
1952-2008 selection of sets, blocks of four and souvenir sheets on stock pages, with early Abu Dhabi set in blocks of four, Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Ajman and Sharjah, Qatar and UAR, also Yemen, few used, mostly n.h., v.f., with better topical items (Mi.Euro 2,075)
Box **
$600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1385
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MONGOLIA
1960s-80s collection in 15 volumes, hundreds of used and unused singles, sets and souvenir sheets, also hundreds of cacheted FDCs, dozens of sets and souvenir sheets overprinted "Obrazetz" on back, some overprinted "Specimen", with several presentation folders from the Hungarian State Printing company, where certain issues were printed. These rare folders include imperforate sets and souvenir sheets, fine-v.f.
Envelope *OP
$2,600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1386
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS MONGOLIA - COVERS and POSTAL HISTORY
1882-1931 balance of the collection, 30 mostly red band covers with Russian franking, used from Urga to Peking or Kalgan variety of postmarks, some early, also different franking combinations, generally the "Dun-Fu-Yu Pekin" commercial correspondence, also a small group of Russian stamps used in Mongolia, including 50k block of 10, URGA cds, plus others (signed Dr.Orth). In addition, there is a Chinese Postal System in Mongolia, red band cover used in 1910, plus five early covers from Republic of Mongolia, different franking, mixed condition, some faults or reference items, generally fine or better. An excellent opportunity to obtain a solid group of early Mongolian covers
Envelope
$9,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1387
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NETHERLANDS AND COLONIES
1852-1935 collection on SG album pages, mostly used, with King William perf. and imperf., 1872-88 set to 2g5c, Princess Wilhelmina to 5g, 1898-1905 set to 10g, 1913 set to 10g, 2.50g surcharges, 1923 set to 5g, with Semi-Postals and Air Post, also Colonies including Curacao, and Surinam with Air Post including DO-X surcharges, mixed condition with some faults possible, generally fine or better
*O
$1,100.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1388
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NETHERLANDS
1852-2010 collection on pages, mostly used 19th and early 20th Century, King William and Princess Wilhelmina to 2.50g, 1920 surcharges, etc., mixed used and unused from 1940s, Semi-Postals, with some Syncopated perforations, Legion souvenir sheets, Postage Dues, some booklets, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
$700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1389
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NETHERLANDS
1951-1982 First Day Covers, collection complete in album, all cacheted, unaddressed and with open and fully gummed back flaps (except the first is closed, NVPH E1, Euro 1,600 as closed), v.f., cat. Euro 25,000+
Envelope
Catalog #NVPH E1-204
$3,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1390
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NETHERLANDS INDIES
1864-1936 mostly used collection on SG album pages with 1864-68 perf. and imperf., Wilhelmina, Overprints and Surcharges, etc., also Semi-Postals and Air Post, few small faults possible, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$425.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1391
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NEW HEBRIDES
1908-79 British and French Issues, dealer's stock of many hundreds, neatly arranged in chronological order in two stock books, mixed used and unused among the earlier issues, later n.h., with some souvenir sheets, fine-v.f., SG £13,762
*/**O
$2,900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1392
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS NEW ZEALAND
1858-2000 collection on page in a large 3-ring binder, 19th Century used, with imperf. and perf. Chalon Heads to 1sh, perforated Queen Victoria singles, mostly unused from there, with Christchurch Exhibition (122-25), George V definitives (130-39, 145-59), 1935 issues to 3sh and others, with Semi-Postals, apparently complete, including souvenir sheets, Postal Fiscals, mostly used and Officials, mixed condition among early items, others fine-v.f.
*O
$950.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1393
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PAKISTAN
1947-90 collection of used and unused on pages, including George V 15r and 25r handstamped "Pakistan", used, also numerous provisional cancels, George VI set of 19 and multiples of lower values, other definitives, later issues, Officials, Bahawalpur, etc.
*O
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1394
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PAKISTAN
1945-49 duplicated selection written up on pages, with Regular Issues and Officials, mostly unused, some multiples, etc., fine-v.f., SG £1,150
*O
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1395
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PALESTINE
1918 (5 Mar) 1pi ultramarine with and without surcharge, collection of 120 used stamps, including pairs and blocks, all written up on five album pages, fine lot
*(*)
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1396
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND
1918-99 collection in three Scott Specialty albums, plus a Lindner hingeless album with later issues, complete Warsaw and Lublin overprints, including varieties (27a-29a used, 32b,36a), several philatelic covers with Krakow issue (lower values), complete from there, stamps in mounts, hinged or n.h., with overprints and surcharges, all souvenir sheets are included (with additional items such as C26c overprinted "Groszy", 1954 imperf. 5zl blue), few better types of overprints, occasional imperforate varieties, some covers, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues (including philatelic Krakow issues on cover), Officials, German Occupation, Offices in Danzig, Offices in the Turkish Empire (complete genuine set, plus reprints), Government in Exile covers, occasional Local Issues, etc., generally fine-v.f. A solid collection of Poland
*
$4,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1397
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND
1918-19 Lublin Issue, surcharges, a large holding of 744 stamps, including 3h on 3h olive gray (19), 3h on 15h bright rose (127), 10h on 30h green (79), 10h on 30h green brown surcharge (25), 25h on 40h bistre (23), 45h on 60h rose (70), 45h on 80h blue (121), 50h on 60h rose (68), 50h deep green (23), 90h dark violet (180), plus additional inverted overprints, print varieties (missing stars, partial letters, perf. 11 1/2, offsets, blue black overprints, etc.), many multiples, some used and hinged, mostly n.h., some questionable (not counted), most signed, occasional minor flaws, mostly fine-v.f. A formidable and solid group of Lublin overprints (Fi.40,000zl+), cat. $10,000+
Box */**O
Catalog #30-40
$3,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1398
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND
1919 Krakow Issue, mostly unused accumulation in a stock book, including 6h (3), 12h (2), 40h (2), 50h (8), 60h (16), 80h (135, including all type II plate positions), 1kr (5), 2kr (31), 3kr (3), 4kr (1), 15h (2), some large multiples, plus a good showing of Postage Dues (5h, 15h), lower value Newspaper stamps, including panes of 25x4h, many varieties, plus a few additional items, including used 5pf on 2pf (Scott 77) with Mikulski certificate, Levant reprints, etc. A good lot, with useful material, generally fine or better
Box */**
$1,900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1399
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND
1919-80 balance of a consignment in carton, used collection in Scott album, miscellaneous reference material, covers, postal stationery, mixed condition, interesting lot
Envelope *O
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1400
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND
1944-2002 issues mostly complete (57 years, missing 1984, 1999 and 2001) in 6 hingeless DAVO albums (3,300+ singles and 125 souvenir sheets), with many better items, including 1944 "Wodzowie" set of three, 1945 "Warszawa" overprint in both colors, souvenir sheets (Education, Kultura, Roosevelt, 1954 imperf. souvenir in blue), some blocks of four, occasional varieties, few l.h., otherwise n.h., few canceled to order, fine-v.f. (retail $4,000+, owner paid $1,000 for the albums alone)
**
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1401
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND
1944-97 issues complete (34 years - 2,200 singles, 60+ souvenir sheets) neatly arranged in old-Communist Era hard bound red albums ("Znaczki Pocztowe Polski Ludowej"), with all better items, including 1944 "Wodzowie" set of three, 1945 "Warszawa" overprint in both colors, souvenir sheets (Education, Kultura, Roosevelt, 1954 imperf. souvenir in blue), 1960 Centenary of the Polish stamp, set of five souvenir sheetlets of four, also larger mini-sheets, n.h., fine-v.f. (retail $4,700+)
**
$1,600.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1402
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND Occupation Stamps
1939-44 collection of 163 different, also 1943 Copernicus, eight sheetlets of 10 (including varieties broken axle, etc.), plus 1944 10+10zl Castle, perf. and imperf. sheets of eight (each with "4" at bottom), n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1403
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND - Postal History
1947-2006 collection of 1,392 covers, including 995 FDCs with a nice variety of sets and cachets, 221 postal cards with 2.50z franking and special pmks, 144 covers commercially used, franked with commemorative sets, etc. In addition to the covers, there is a collection of used and unused postal stationery (622 pieces), etc. In addition, there are some early 19th Century stampless letters, modern Polish U.N. Forces, etc., all fine-v.f. (Stationery and FDCs alone are catalogued at over 7,000zl++ in Fischer), housed in three cartons
Envelope
$500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1404
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND - Postal History
1951-52 Currency Reform, overprinted "Groszy", specialized collection in three albums, hundreds of used singles and covers, multiple frankings, variety of towns and types of cancels, registered mail and much more. An opportunity to acquire a definitive collection of this interesting and turbulent time in Polish postal history
Envelope O
$1,200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1405
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND - Postal History
1951-52 Currency Reform, handstamped "Groszy", approximately 500 covers, good variety of stamps, mostly regular issues, commercially used, different types of handstamps, frankings, postmarks, etc. Great start to specialized collection
Envelope
$650.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1406
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGAL
1853-2004 collection of used and unused singles and sets, on pages in a large 3-ring binder, imperforate first issues to 120r, perforated King Luiz to 1000r, 1894 Prince Henry unused (97-109), King Carlos (110-31), some perf. varieties, also Privisorio overprints, Vasco da Gama issues, King Manuel, Ceres, various 1920s commemoratives, surcharges, souvenir sheets, etc., occasional minor flaws noted among earlier items, majority fine-v.f., high catalogue value
*O
$4,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1407
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGUESE COLONIES
1868-1935 collection on SG album pages, with Angola including overprints, surcharges and Ceres Issues; Angra; Azores with some early overprints, 1882-85 set with high values, Henry the Navigator to 500r, St. Anthony complete (h.r.), overprints, surcharges and Ceres Issues; Cape Verde fairly complete; Funchal; Horta; Inhambane including 1895 St. Anthony (used); Lourenco Marques; Macau; Madeira; Mozambique and Mozambique Company; Ponta Delgada; Portuguese Africa and Congo; Portuguese Guinea; Portuguese India; Quelimane; St. Thomas and Prince Islands; Tete; Timor and Zambezia, mixed with both used and unused (some sets mixed), many hard to find items, some faults noted mostly among earlier stamps, generally fine-v.f. and hard to duplicate
*O
$4,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1408
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGUESE COLONIES
1884-2012 Angola-Zambezia, collection on pages (two volumes), used and unused, Angola, with Crowns, King Luiz, Ceres, Omnibus sets; Angra, Azores, including scarce overprints, St. Anthony; Cape Verde, Funchal, Hora, Inhamane, Lourenco Marques, Madeira, Mozambique, Nyassa, Congo and Guinea, plus good showing of Macao, Crown to 300r, surcharges, King Luiz, King Carlos, surcharges, some bisects on pieces, mostly complete from 1980s, with souvenir sheets, followed by Portuguese India, Quelimane, St. Thomas, Timor, Tete and Zambezia, with Vasco da Gama and other Omnibus sets, mixed condition, mostly fine or better
*O
$4,750.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1409
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGUESE COLONIES - Nyassa
1898-1925 fairly complete collection on SG album pages, used or unused (few sets mixed), with Overprints and Surcharges including "Provisorio" set of two (with ISPP certificates), 1918 Republic Surcharges, etc., with Newspaper and Postal Tax Stamps, few faults possible, generally fine-v.f.,
*O

Catalog Value $1,700
$525.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1410
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGUESE COLONIES - Timor
1930s-74 stock with hundreds of stamps, mostly complete sets, up to 25 of each, with blocks of four, better items, etc., mostly n.h., fine-v.f., Mi. Euro 3,100+
Box **
$850.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1411
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIA
1857-1936 collection on SG album pages, used or unused, with 1857 10k brown and blue, 1858 issue (defective), Wove and Laid Paper issues, Soviet Union mostly used aside from Leningrad Exhibition, Spartacist Games, Semi-Postal including Philately for Children used and unused (only one 1k value for each, the former with Behr certificate), Air Post with Levanevsky, etc., also Karelia Bear, South Russia, mixed condition with some faults noted, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$1,100.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1412
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIA
1919-34 balance of a consignment, with 13 imperforate sheets, Imperial Arms and early R.S.F.S.R., some folded between stamps, also selection of seven items, including two Telegrams sent during the Civil War, British "Army Post Office P.B.2" censored cover sent 26 Jan.19 to Detroit USA, with letter "Somewhere in Russia", etc., mixed condition
Box Envelope **
$260.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1413
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIA
1934 Presentation booklet (for the 17th Party Congress), with 1922-34 issues canceled on pages (25 Jan 34), including Stratosphere Balloon, Nationalities, Zeppelin, etc., covers detached and reinforced, otherwise fine
O
$325.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1414
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIAN OFFICES IN CHINA
1899-1920 selection of used and unused on pages and stock card, with some better items, with overprints on 10r, surcharges, etc., also sheet of 100 of 1c orange overprinted "Kitai" in blue, with corner control marks, fine-v.f.
*O
$1,000.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1415
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS SAAR
1920-58 collection on pages, used and unused, some duplication. Included are overprints on stamps of Bavaria to 10M, Semi-Postals from 1934, mostly complete from there, generally fine
*O
$475.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1416
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS SAN MARINO
1877-1938 collection of used and unused on pages, with better 1L values of the first issue, singles and sets of the later sets, with many higher values, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Special Delivery, Postage Dues and Parcel Post, mixed used or unused, generally fine or better, owner's cat. $14,000+
*O
$1,900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1417
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS SCANDINAVIA
1851-2017 collection on pages, housed in four large 3-ring binders, DENMARK, with a solid showing of 19th Century, mostly used, also 1912-15 GPO, both 5kr values, King Christian se-tenant blocks of four, definitive sets, Faroe Islands, surcharges (2-5) and mostly complete from 1978-2000; GREENLAND, including Parcel Post; ICELAND, 19th Century mostly used, then some sets unused, including 1902-04 King Christian IX (Scott 34-44B), Frederik VIII (92-98), 1930 Parliament (152-66,O53-67), souvenir sheets, Air Post, Officials; FINLAND, substantial collection through 1917, early issues used, later sets, souvenir sheet, Semi-Postals, Air Post (C1), Military issues, etc.; NORWAY, used and unused collection, including Officials; SWEDEN, collection of many hundreds, solid representation of early issues to 1rd, mostly used, 20th Century used and unused, 1903 5k unused, Gustav V set of 16 (without 55o, 80o), variety of coils, 1924 UPU unused sets (197-228), later issues, coil pairs, booklets, Semi-Postals, Air Post and Officials, also ALAND 1984-2015 apparently complete, generally fine-v.f.
*O
$3,250.00
Bidding Closed