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    Lots 1-78 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 79-102 Literature and Supplies
    Lots 103-105 Philatelic Domain Names
    Lots 106-164 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 165-450 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.
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General, 18 June 2001                                     Page 2                             Estimate £.

Collections and Mixed Lots.
                                                                                                                        Estimate (pounds sterling)

 1    An enormous accumulation of off-paper used and mint stamps in thousands of old packets.
      Late 19th and first seven decade of 20th centuries. Some packets have 1 to 500 stamps of one
      country (all-different or with duplication), others are quantities of one stamp. Vast majority
      are common or fairly common stamps, with a definite bias to foreign (possibly about 20%
      Commonwealth), and with little or no UK or USA. Total weight approx. 12 to 15kg.     ...    £240.
 2 Large and heavy carton with an accumulation of collections (some remaindered) in various
      albums (8), stockbooks (8), junior albums (5), and folders (3), plus loose pages, stockleaves
      and packets. Many thousands of stamps with some strength in Africa, the Middle East, and
      Australia, but with an overall world coverage.      ..      ..      ..      ..       ..      ..       ..        ..        75.
 3 An old and worn suitcase with an accumulation of odds and remainders. Old albums, pages,
      loose stamps, stockleaves, etc. Whole world with a generally earlier feel. (1,000s)      ..        40.
 4 Medium box with 2 remainder albums, 2 large stockbooks, and 7 medium/small stockbooks.
      Mainly used commoner, but with better m.m. in places (e.g. KG6 Gambia, Falkland Depend-
      encies, S.Africa, etc.) (100s)      ..      ..      ..      ..      ..       ..       ..       ..       ..       ..       ..        ..30.
 5 World collection in two albums, largest numbers of Europe and Commonwealth. Most
  periods covered but majority are about 1940-80. Mainly good/fine, a number poorer.
  (c.3,000) Also an older smaller album. .. .. .. .. 30.
 6 Box (approx. 4kg gross) of modern world kiloware. .. .. .. 28.
 7 Medium box with off-paper stamps in dozens of little packets, small bundle of covers and
  cards, a few stockpages, some mixed Scandinavia, UK, etc. (many 100s) .. 26.
 8 Small suitcase with very mixed stamps. World on and off-paper, loose packets, a few small
  world albums, stockleaf of dupl. NZ 1930 defins, shortbread tin of Scandinavia (1,000s,
  much of it earlier, but all {?} of these damaged), and mixed odds. (Some 1,000s)  24.
 9 Medium box filled with on and off paper stamps in lots of packets and a few cigar boxes etc.
  Also a shoebox of about 200 West Indies covers. (1,000s) .. .. 24.
 10 Bag with about 1kg of world (non-UK) stamps off-paper.  .. .. 24.
 11 Box (about 3kg gross) of modern world kiloware. .. .. .. 24.
 12 Bag of about 1.75kg of world (non-UK) kiloware. .. .. .. 20.
 13 Box (about 2.5kg gross) of modern world kiloware. .. .. .. 20.
 14 Odds in box with a couple of junior albums, ten “Golden Replica” UK FDCs, album of UK,
  little stockbooks, etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 15 Box with dozens of 1970s/80s junior trade approval books. Lots of thematics, some loose
  also. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 16 Stockbook with a range of world stamps – varied in area, period, type, and inc. some medium
  values. (500+) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 17 Shoebox with an odd mix of Commonwealth and foreign stamps and a few covers. Fair
  number earlier. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 18 Old Lincoln world album with remainder collection of early/middle issues. The poor quality
  of some is striking, but still worth seeing. (100s) .. .. .. 15.
 19 Large shoebox (about 1.5kg gross) of world kiloware. .. .. .. 15.
 20 Carton with off-paper stamps in four small boxes, about 1kg of kiloware, a few covers, a
  couple of stockbooks, etc. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. 15.
 21 Mixed box with UK and Australia kiloware, pages, junior albums, club books, UK Wilding
  bundleware, etc. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 22 Biscuit box with an all-world mix. Largest numbers of UK, with fair numbers of others. A big
  cheap sort. (1,000s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 23 Bundle of album leaves with approx. 1,400 mainly foreign, plus some loose dupl. (c.850) 8.
 24 Small stockbook with various Famous People, some Commonwealth omnibus, and mixed
  others. (c.1,000) .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
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General, 18 June 2001   Page 3    Estimate.
 
  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 25 Remainder Club Books; bundle of club book remainders. Mainly mixed books, but with
  some strength in Commonwealth (and inc. one good book of Canada). Fourteen books, the
  remainder with a total marked price of £1,095. (100s) .. .. .. £200.
 26 -- bundle of 22 remainder books of Commonwealth, remains PTSA £115. .. 30.
 27 --; a similar bundle, PTSA £112. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 28 British Commonwealth; an excellent collection of King George VI issues in a printed SG
  KG6 album. Virtually everything is fine lightly mounted mint (sometimes m.m.), and the
  vast majority is in complete sets. Total catalogue price (for the mint only, and cat. as u.m.)
  is in excess of £10,000. Some of the better sets are Aden 1937, Antigua 1938, Ascension 1938
  (inc. many extra perfs), Australia Robes, Bahamas 1938, Br.Honduras 1938, Canada 1937 with
  coils, 1942, Cayman 1938, Cyprus 1938, Falkland 1938, 1948 SW, 1952, FID thin maps, Fiji
  1938, Gambia 1938, Hong Kong 1938, KUT 1938, Leeward 1938, NZ 1940, North Borneo
  1939, 1945, N.Rhodesia 1938, Nyasaland 1938, St.Helena 1938, Seychelles 1938, S.Leone
  1938, T. & T. 1938, Tristan 1952, and Turks 1938. (2,530) ..             £1,500 to £1,800.
 29 --; a tub with bundles of stockcards etc. The majority are m.m. KG6 (a few modern) with a
  large part made up by defin sets and short sets, many commem sets (inc. 7 S.Wedding sets),
  etc. Total s.t.c. approx.£1,500. (100s) .. .. .. .. £150.
 30 --; useful mint all-different range in stockbook of overprints on UK, comprising Bahrain
  (40), Bechuanaland (8), Br.Levant (42), Br.Occ.It.Cols. (84), Br.PAs. in E.Arabia (32),
  Kuwait (29), Morocco Agencies (119), Qatar (7), Zululand (3). Mainly fine l.m.m./m.m.
  Total s.t.c.£826+ .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 31 --; collection in two albums, early to about 1960s (plus a few later) mint and used. Vast
  majority is odd values, some sets. Excludes UK, Australia, Canada, and Ghana. (c.2,700) 75.
 32 --; large stockbook with mixed mainly used ranges of many countries, but notable for quant-
  ities of Australian States (1,000+, sometimes heavily duplicated). (1,000s) .. 50.
 33 --; collection in six medium albums, QV to about 1970s, mainly used odds (c.750+) 30.
 34 --; album with mixed m. & u. ranges of KG5 to early QE odds for Australia, Canada, NZ,
  and others. Also couple of loose pages with Gold Coast 1948 defins m.m. and St.Vincent
  1949 defins m.m. (300) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 35 --; fairly worn and well-picked Ideal album with about 690 stamps remaining (some countries
  stripped) – inc. Aust.States, Natal, Transvaal.  .. .. .. 20.
 36 --; a pocket stockbook of mixed mint (130), another small stockbook of used (100s), and two
  sets of u.m. UK traffic light gutter blocks (face £5.19) .. .. .. 12.
 37 --; large stockbook with mainly used ranges of many countries. (c.900) .. 8.
 38 --; Asia; stockbook of Ceylon, Indian States, and India. An irregular mix with a scattering of
  less common. (c.800)  .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 39 --; Australasia; used colln. in a large Scott Australia and Dependencies printed album. Odds
  in earlier, later are sets and odds; also some pages of NZ post-1960. (c.950) .. 20.
 40 --; West Indies; QV to QE m. & u. range in four remainder (American) club books, with
  Jamaica, Bahamas, Bermuda, and Antigua. (500+) .. .. .. 20.
 41 --; Omnibus; 1972 Silver Wedding complete u.m. in printed album (78) cat.£27.  8.
 42 --; --; 1977 Silver Jubilee complete u.m. in printed album (c.240, 24 m.s.) cat.£68+ 18.
 43 --; --; 1977 Silver Jubilee mainly fine u.m. colln. (166, 23 m.s., 1 bkt.) .. 12.
 44 --; --; 1981 Royal Wedding colln. of 110 u.m. stamps, each set on printed “Postal Commem-
  orative Society” page, in large binder. .. .. .. .. 10.
 45 --; --; 1981 Royal Wedding colln. of 72 FDCs in large presentation album. .. 14.
 46 --; --; 1983 Commonwealth Day The Commonwealth Collection in printed album comprising
  58 u.m. sets and 2 black prints. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 47 Africa; three stockbooks (one broken) with quite a good variety of m. & u. Colonial and
  Independent issues of a number of countries. (c.1,000) .. .. .. 26.

General, 18 June 2001   Page 4    Estimate.
 
  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 48 Europe; collection of mainly used in 7 medium albums, early to about 1970s, from Portugal,
  Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Greece. (c.1,500) .. .. 35.
 49 --; three medium albums of the Benelux countries, 1860s-1960s, mainly odds (c.900) 20.
 50 --; six old club/approval books and similar with Greece, Germany, Hungary and a few
  Portugal and Spain. Some dupl. (1,500+) .. .. .. .. 20.
 51 --; collection of Balkans used and u.m., early to about 1970, in two albums, in three medium
  albums, largest numbers of Bulgaria and Yugoslavia. (c.575) .. .. 8.
 52 Foreign; large collection in four volumes. Mainly used (some mint), mainly up to about the
  1960s (some more modern), and without any USA. The largest numbers are of common
  stamps, but many areas of slightly better interest. (c.7,700) .. .. 80.
 53 --; three medium albums with a selection of countries such as Romania, Turkey, Egypt,
  Japan, etc. up to about 1970s. (700+) .. .. .. .. 12.
 54 --; four old approval books with used and m.m. to 1960s (1,000+) .. .. 15.
 55 Latin America; three medium albums of Argentina, Brasil, Ecuador, Mexico, and others.
  Late 19th century to 1960s, largely used. (500+) .. .. .. 15.
 56 Scandinavia; 1870s-1970s collection in three medium albums, of mainly odds (some sets)
  used and m.m. of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, plus a few others inc. a few
  Baltic States. (c.1,200) .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 57 --; small m. & u. range of Faroes (55) and Greenland (165) in stockbook with some blocks
  and/or duplication. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 58 Miniature Sheets; a foreign mix of mint and used. Useful assortment including USA 1976
  Paintings set (4 ms), other decent, and some “wallpaper”. (44) .. .. 15.
 59 New Issues; a large accumulation (several kilos) of mint new issues, largely as delivered by
  new issue service about 1994 to 1999 (and perhaps just into 2000). The subscription seems to
  have been for stamps, miniature sheets and booklets of Australia (PSEs also), Canada,
  Channel Islands, and USA, and for stamps and miniature sheets of Ghana, Micronesia, and
  U.K. The chances are that there is a reasonable degree of completion, but as it would take
  several hours just to sort this lot into countries, that cannot be guaranteed. .. £500.
 60 Thematic; loose bundle of 50+ Postal Commemorative Society presentation pages, each
  with about 8 to 10 stamps on one theme (usually one set). Some damaged.  .. 28.
 61 --; Art; quite an extensive collection in three medium stockbooks. Includes artists, paintings,
  stained glass, sculpture, prints, carving, etc. Mainly mint (mixed l.m.m./u.m.), and with many
  sets included. (c.1,500) .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 62 --; Botanical; stockbook with a mainly mint collection, mostly of flowers, but also of trees,
  fruit, other plants, agriculture, etc. Many sets. (c.1,000) .. .. .. 35.
 63 --; Colour; Filacolor folder with about 200 stamps arranged by their colours. .. 5.
 64 --; Europa; 1964/65/66 small colln. of mainly illus FDCs (64) .. .. 12.
 65 --; Flora and Fauna; folder with mainly birds, plus a few butterflies and fungi. Mint and
  used, odds and sets. (c.270, a few miniature sheets and covers) .. .. 15.
 66 --; Gold and Silver; a selection of mint stamps in a few dozen packets, of stamps either
  embossed in, printed in, or overprinted in gold colours (some silver). Many African included.
  (110+) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 67 --; Shipping; 1984 Lloyds List printed album with 16 u.m. sets and 1 m.s. .. 8.
 68 Perfins; small stockbook with UK inc. better values (18 QV, 9 KE7, 18 KG5, 6 KG6, 30+
  QE), and Foreign (188) .. .. .. .. .. 30.
  ** --; see also UK Perfins, and UK 1883.


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General, 18 June 2001   Page 5    Estimate.
 
  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 69 Souvenir Collections; 1978 Royal Houses of Europe colln. of 10 illus covers in book. 4.
 70 --; 1977-79 hefty First Day Covers From Around the World album with 84 various illus. FDCs
  (often just part sets). .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 71 --; 1978-79 Rowland Hill seln. of 22 illus FDCs in presentation folder. .. 7.
 72 --; broken Mint Stamps of all Nations (24 countries in fact) album with about 200 u.m. stamps
  of the 1970s. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 73 Covers; shoebox with a bundle of mainly Malaya, plus some Hong Kong and Mauritius.
  Mainly 1950s-80s, FDC and commercial. (87) .. .. .. 15.
 74 --; small range of airletters and other modern airmails of Australia (38), Canada (6), and New
  Zealand (18) .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 75 --; Numismatic Covers; U.K. 1980 Queen Mother, 1981 Royal Wedding, and U.S.A. 1982
  Washington, 1985 Statue of Liberty, each with coin or medallion. .. .. 5.
 ** Forgeries; see Serbia.
 76 Cinderella; world mix in stockbook. Quite a range of country and type. (c.600+)  24.
 77 --; folder of Scandinavian Christmas Seals and similar (100+ odds, 5½ sheets) .. 15.
 ** --; see also U.S.A.
 78 Postal Equipment; a Universal franking machine, probably dating from about the 1950s.
  Glasgow impression, and pre-decimal. The meter still shows over 8,000 shillings of credit !
  Appears to be in good working order, although we have not yet worked out how to change
  the date.  .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
79 Literature; Specialised Stamp catalogue of The Falkland Islands and Dependencies …..
  1800-2000 by Stefan Heijtz, 2000. (Includes Dependencies and B.A.T.) .. 12.
 80 --; The Birds Definitives of the Falkland Islands 1960 to 1968 by H.A.Osborne, FIPSG, 2000. 4.
 81 --; Penguins, Potatoes & Postage Stamps – A Tristan da Cunha Chronicle by Allan B
  Crawford, 1999 (signed by author) (£25.) .. .. .. .. 12.
 82 --; Angry Island – The Story of Tristan da Cunha (1506-1963) by Margaret Mackay, 1963
  (non-philatelic) .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 83 --; Rock of Exile – A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha by D.M.Body, 1957 (non-philatelic) 5.
 84 --; The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Canada by Winthrop S. Boggs, 1975. 15.
 85 --; Robson Lowe Encyclopaedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, Vol.V North America in
  two volumes in slipcase, 1973. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 86 --; The Handbook and Catalogue of Canadian Transportation Postmarks by T.P.G.Shaw,
  1963 (a bit worn); also a 1969 Canadian National Railway System map with index, and an
  older Canadian Pacific map. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 87 --; Canada: The 1967-73 Definitive Issue by Irwin & Freedman, 2nd edition, 1984. 3.
 88 --; Canada – The Admiral Issue 1911-1925 by George C. Marler, 1980. .. 3.
 89 --; two general books on Canada stamps, one about Canadian squared circle postmarks
  (Whitehead, 1959), and a catalogue of Canada plate blocks (Stanley, 1957) .. 3.
 90 --; Postal Service Today, magazine of the Taiwan Post Office, with new issues info. in
  Chinese, but also with many useful articles in English about postal services and background
  (not just Taiwan). From March 1986 to mid-1993, a few odd ones missing. Heavy ! (This lot
  remains unsold from a previous auction – bids as low as £1 accepted !) .. 10.
 91 Supplies (New); SG Devon album (black) with 100 white leaves (retail £29.95)  18.
 92 --; 300 unused Devon leaves (retail £6.95 per 50 = £41.70) .. .. 20.
 93 Supplies (Second-Hand); five SG Plymouth binders with slipcases (dark blue). Excellent
  condition (virtually as new) (retail £59.95 each) .. .. .. 80.
 94 --; a bundle of double-sided Hagner/Prinz System black stockleaves. All formats, but most of
  2-strip and 6-strip. (61) (Retail new £5.20 per 10) .. .. .. 15.
ALTERNATIVE BIDS ARE ACCEPTED AS ARE OVERALL SPENDING LIMITS
           Please read the notes on the reverse of the bid form – they answer many queries !



General, 18 June 2001   Page 6    Estimate.
 
  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 95 Supplies (Second-Hand); a bundle of 6 of the 2-strip, and 22 of the 3-strip, double-sided
  Hagner/Prinz System pages, with some wear or marks. .. .. .. 4.
 96 --; five various standard size springback binders (all black), all decent serviceable condition
  (one with slipcase). .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 97 --; five various standard size springback binders (mixed colours), all decent serviceable condition.  15.
 98 --; non-philatelic ultra-violet wand. Mains operated, strong emission, wavelength not known. 10.
 99 --; SG Universal booklet album (blue) with 10 pages (all with 2 pockets, not the normal mix) 6.
 100 --; Lighthouse hingeless album for Iceland 1873-1999, with slipcase, good condition. 20.
 101 --; SG Plymouth binder (black, fine) with poorer pages and slipcase. .. .. 8.
 102 --; Collecta album for Isle of Man 1958-85, with some mounts added. .. 3.
** Philatelic Domain Names; for the first time ever in one of our auctions, three stamp-related internet domain names are offered for sale. These will be sold to the highest bidder exactly according to normal practice. However, the following terms apply which do not apply to other lots; {a} the seller will make the arrangements for the registration transfer of each name to its new owner, and the seller will pay the fees for this, {b} the buyer will be given all server details and passwords necessary to operate the domain name within 14 days of payment, {c} the sale of a domain name does not carry any web space, {d} automatic diversion can be arranged very quickly, {e} prices include v.a.t., and {f} each of these domain names has more than 16 months remaining before renewal of registration is required.
 103 --; uk-stamps.co.uk; fine domain name for a dealer in British stamps. .. £200.
 104 --; thestampdomain.co.uk; good general website address for commercial or non-
  commercial use. (Could be promoted as TheStampDomain.co.uk) .. .. £150.
 105 --; stampclick.co.uk; another fairly non-specific, general use domain name. .. £100.

  Non-Philatelic Items
 106 Mixture of items inc. 3 football programmes, 25 phone cards, a few photographic magazines,
  a few badges/medallions etc. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 107 Autographs; small seln. comprising Charlie Drake, Willie Carson, Bob Monkhouse, Harry
  Enfield, Barbara Windsor, Sach Distel, Alvin Stardust, Steven Segal. .. .. 15.
 108 Banknotes; Scotland; National Commercial 1959 £5, poor. .. .. 7.
 109 --; --; National Commercial 1966 £5, worn. .. .. .. .. 7.
 110 --; --; North of Scotland Bank 1943 £20, much wear but quite scarce.  .. 26.
 111 --; Ireland; Northern Bank 1982 £10., and Bank of Ireland undated £5. Poor/fair. 18.
 112 Cigarette Cards; album with sets, part sets, and odds. Many less common cards included,
  and the majority good/fine. S.t.c.£300+ .. .. .. .. 35.
 113 Coins; compartmented box with fairly useful mix of world coins. Includes some less usual
  countries, some slightly scarcer, as well as common, and a few tokens, etc. Very roughly
  half UK, half foreign. (c.200+) .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 114 --; box with a mix of UK and world inc. some UK pre-1920 silver, a few silver coins of
  Canada, Ireland, USA, etc. (100s)  .. .. .. .. 24.
 115 --; about 10kg of mixed world coins. Much is common UK (1d, 3d, 6d, 1/- etc) but enough
  other material is present to make the lot of interest. (100s) .. .. 20.
 116 --; a mixture with various loose world, Malagasy 1978 silver proof pair, UK 1977 silver
  proof crown, Malta 1972 proof set, Turks and Caicos 1979 10 crown silver proof. 20.
 117 --; a cutlery box with very roughly 5kg (gross) of mixed world coins (100s) .. 12.
 118 --; wooden box with a mix of mainly UK halfpennies and pennies , a few foreign. 5.
 119 --; Turks and Caicos Islands; 1979 Prince Charles gold (.500 grade) 100 Crowns coin uncir-
  culated in presentation box. Cat.$150. .. .. .. .. 40.
 120 --; United Kingdom; box with a quantity of silver and cupro-nickel coins inc. about £13+
  face value in modern, £5+ face in pre-1947, etc. (100s) .. .. .. 40.
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General, 18 June 2001   Page 7    Estimate.
 
  Collections and Mixed Lots (Non-Philatelic Items), continued.
 121 Coins; United Kingdom; a box with hundreds of 1947-67 sixpences and brass threepences
  in bags, plus more pennies to florins in storage boxes.  .. .. 20.
  ** --; --; the following 24 lots are all individual UK gold sovereigns.
  122 1869 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 123 1871 sovereign, EF. .. .. 65.
 124 1872 sovereign, F/VF. .. 55.
 125 1873 sovereign, VF/EF. .. 60.
 126 1879 sovereign, EF. .. .. 65.
 127 1880 sovereign, EF. .. .. 65.
 128 1881 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 129 1885 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 130 1889 sovereign, F/VF. .. 55.
 131 1890 sovereign, F/VF. .. 55.
 132 1891 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 133 1892 sovereign, F/VF. .. 55.
 134 1893 sovereign, F/VF. .. .. 55.
 135 1893 sovereign, F/VF. .. .. 55.
 136 1894 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 137 1896 sovereign, F-EF. .. .. 55.
 138 1899 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 139 1900 sovereign, F. .. .. 50.
 140 1902 sovereign, VF. .. .. 60.
 141 1906 sovereign, EF. .. .. 65.
 142 1909 sovereign, VF/EF. .. 60.
 143 1913 sovereign, EF. .. .. 55.
 144 1915 sovereign, EF. .. .. 60.
 145 1967 sovereign, EF. .. .. 55.
  146 Photographs; album of New Hebrides and other South Pacific. Not dated, but perhaps
  around 1930s. (52) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 147 --; military photo/scrap album of a Royal Engineers S/Sgt. largely centering on PoW life in
  Austria (1941 etc.), with group photos, camp entertainments, a few commercial postcards,
  etc. (c.100+ items) .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 148 Postcards; box with roughly 300 cards, mainly 1950s-70s (some earlier), and apparently all
  addressed to Denmark. Many Germany/other European, and often with attractive stamps. 15.
 149 --; broken old album with 109 mixed cards – UK views, a few foreign, and various subjects.
  Generally used about 1910s-20s. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 150 --; Arabia; two strip of cards, identical to the following two lots.  .. .. 12.
 151 --; --; joined strip of five cards of Mdina etc. inc. market scene etc. Some faults but scarce. 8.
 152 --; --; a similar strip, but less interesting scenes. Better condition. .. .. 5.
 153 --; Artists; Phillimore; eight diff. unused Edinburgh (5 closes, 2 Holyrood, 1 Mercat Cross). 20.
 154 --; --; Phillimore; 13 different, mainly fine unused, Scottish views. .. .. 20.
 155 --; --; Phillimore; six different (duplicates to the previous lot). .. .. 8.
 156 --; --; Phillimore; 7 identical of Dunolly Castle, 2 of Rothesay castle, 1 of Fair Maid’s House,
  Perth, all fine unused. (10) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 ** Postcards; the following six lots represent a large accumulation of postcards sorted into
  plastic pages in binders. Generally speaking there are small numbers of early cards (and these
  often have some faults, or stamps removed, etc.), larger numbers of middle periods, and the
  majority in modern cards. Most lots should provide a quantity of cheap cards with a scattering
  of pickings (scarcer or more interesting cards).
 157 --; Canada; one binder with about 400 cards. A number of early include a few useful (such
  as two of Cobalt Ont.), few of middle period.  .. .. .. 12.
 158 --; England; large lot in five binders, consisting of about 1,400 cards (of which about 200 are
  pre-1920) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 159 --; Foreign; four binders with approx.800+ cards. Alphabetic coverage Aden to Funchal,
  excluding Canada and France. Mainly larger countries with some less usual. .. 24.
 160 --; France; four binders with about 1,000 cards. Has a higher proportion on earlier, some of
  these used with UK stamps .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 161 --; People; album of 300+ cards, mainly older personal photographs, groups, few comic, etc.,
  mainly pre-1950. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 162 --; Wales; approx.65 cards, mainly modern. .. .. .. .. 3.
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  Collections and Mixed Lots (Non-Philatelic Items), continued.
 163 Trade Cards; seln. of Topps Star Wars cards (c.248 of mixed sets), Independence Day (17),
  Skybox Star Trek (c.72), and mixed others  .. .. .. .. 30.
 164 --; Gallery of Legends The British Open Golf Collection set (68+4), cat.£8½ .. 3.
 
  Classified by Country

 165 Aden States; Kathiri State of Seiyun; 1942 defin set (11) m.m. (cat.£30. for u.m.) 8.
 166 --; Qu’aiti State in Hadhramaut; 1942-46 defin set (11) m.m. (cat.£30. for u.m.) 8.
 167 Andorra; French; 1987 twelve of the same 17f booklet u.m. (unfolded), cat.£60. 8.
 168 Argentina; 1864-66 the three values (5c, 10c, and 15c) in complete proof sheets of 100, each
  in black on thick unwatermarked paper, in very fine condition despite a few slight bends, and
  rare as such. A gorgeous group, which would look well in any exhibition. .. £400.
 169 Ascension; 1934 defin set (10) mounted mint (some quite heavy), SG 21-30, cat.£95. 22.
 170 --; 1935 S.Jubilee set (4) u.m. (cat.£48. for m.m.) .. .. .. 22.
 171 --; 1937-82 mounted mint (mainly l.m.m.) colln. in stockbook. Includes 1949 S.Wedding,
  1956 and 1963 defins to 5/-, 1976 and 1981 defins, plus range of other commem sets etc.
  (c.200, 5 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 172 Australia; 1913-84 used collns. in album and binder (almost 1,000) .. .. 12.
 173 --; 1915-92 colln. in SG One-Country album plus loose pages. Sparse m./u. odds to about
  1969 then strength in fairly complete u.m. commems and defins thereafter. Also decent
  selection of mainly modern booklets and range of AAT including u.m. 1973, 1979 and 1984
  defins. (c.1,100, 25 m.s., 35 booklets) .. .. .. .. £120.
 174 --; 1935 S.Jubilee set (3) u.m. (cat.£42. for m.m.) .. .. .. 20.
 175 --; 1940-47 six covers, all with forces concession rate cachets (each of a different type). 18.
 176 --; 1964-65 Bird 1/6 pair with retouch under “US”, and 1965 Churchill block with retouch
  under “TR”, u.m. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 177 --; 1965 Churchill – block with retouch above “IA”, block with retouch below “TR”, and pair
  with weak area above head, all u.m. .. .. .. .. 5.
 178 Austria; 1860s to early 1970s mainly used colln. in two medium albums. (c.900) 15.
 179 --; 1923 Artists set (9) l.m.m. Slight toning on 200k, and three rough perfs on 1000k.
  Cat.£34¼ (Simplified) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 180 --; 1949 Child Welfare set (4) l.m.m. (Simplified cat.£74. for u.m.) .. .. 15.
 181 --; 1949 Prisoners of War set (4) l.m.m. (Simplified cat.£33.50. for u.m.) .. 7.
 182 --; 1951 Reconstruction set (4) l.m.m./m.m. (Simplified cat.£60. for u.m.) .. 12.
 183 Bahamas; 1954-63 defin set (16) l.m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 184 --; 1968-82 useful unmounted mint collection neatly arranged on pages. Fairly complete for
  the period, and inc. the defin sets of 1971, 1972-73, 1976-79, 1978, and 1980. Total cat.
  £312. (256, 36 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 185 Bangladesh; 1971-73 seln. of u.m. sets on three pages, inc. 1973 defin set (14). Cat.£33. (55) 9.
 186 Barbados; 1925-35 defin set (missing 1½d, plus 1/- shade with short perf.) fine used (crease
  on ½d), cat.£57½ (13) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 187 Belgian Congo; 1887-94 m.m. seln. inc. 5c (3), 10c (2, one without gum), 25c (2, one with
  rounded corner), 50c chocolate, 5f grey (2, 1 torn), 10f (pulled perf), and unissued 25f. Cat.
  approx.£500. (12) .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 188 --; 1887-94 set used, plus extra of 5c to 50c (some slight shades), one 5c thin, 10f with tiny
  thin, 5f violet with fractionally rounded NE corner, otherwise good/fine, cat.c.£600. (15) 60.
 189 Belgium; 1869-1975 small used colln. inc. a few slightly better. (190+) .. 12.
 190 --; 1869-80 5f yellow-brown, and 5f red-brown, each sound unused without gum. SG 57, 57a
  (cat.£2,250., and £1,200. respectively for mint) .. .. .. 40.
 191 Bermuda; 1938-53 2/-, 2/6, 5/-, 10/- (stated to be SG 116d, 117, 118d, 119a) mounted mint
  (s.t.c.£381. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.



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 192 British Antarctic Territory; 1966 Churchill set (4) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. 15.
 193 --; 1971 decimal surcharges set (14) u.m., cat.£130. .. .. .. 40.
 194 --; 1977 Whales set (4) in u.m. corner blocks with cylinder numbers (one 25p stamp with
  tiny scratch). Cat.£108. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 195 --; 1979 Penguins set (4) in u.m. gutter blocks of four, cat.£80. .. .. 20.
 196 --; 1980 Geographical Society 7p, 11p, and 22p, each with watermark “crown to right of CA”
  unmounted mint. SG 94w, 95w, 97w, cat.£4, £3, and £85. .. .. 30.
 197 --; 1993-2000 virtually complete (just a few sets/m.s. missing) v.f.u. colln. of commems and
  defins. A couple of sets are as gutter pairs, and the 1998 Mapping set appears three times,
  but with different base postmarks. Cat.£138+ (116, 4 m.s.) .. .. 40.
 198 --; 1999 Fish, 2000 Survey, Shackleton, Symphony, and Ships, all in u.m. fourblocks, plus
  2000 Fuchs m.s. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 199 British Levant; 1905-12 KE7 set (10) fresh m.m., cat.£85. .. .. 28.
 200 British Occupation of Italian Colonies; 1943-47 set (11) m.m. (cat.£35. for u.m.) – short
  perfs on 9d. .. .. .. .. .. .. 9.
 201 --; Eritrea; Postage Due; 1950 set (5) m.m. (cat.£48. for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 202 --; Tripolitania; 1950 defin set (13) m.m. (top three l.m.m.) (cat.£48. for u.m.) .. 12.
 203 British Postal Agencies in Eastern Arabia; 1948 set (9), and 1950-55 set (7) l.m.m. (cat.
  £26. and £27. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 13.
 204 --; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) l.m.m. (cat.£24.75 for u.m.) .. .. .. 7.
 205 British Virgin Islands; 1938-47 defin set (12) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. 12.
 206 --; 1952 defin set (12) l.m.m. (cat.£27. for u.m.) .. .. .. 8.
 207 Brunei; packet with 97 recent (approx. late 1980s) used on paper, some duplication. 3.
 208 Burma; 1937 KG5 short set to 2r (14) m.m. (cat.£69.); and 1946 official set (13) m.m. (cat.
  £35. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 209 Campione; 1944 Arms perf.11 set (5) in unused (no gum) fourblocks (Cat.£80 for mint) 10.
 210 Canadian Provinces; useful colln. in album comprising New Brunswick (6), Nova Scotia
  (4), Prince Edward Island (12), British Columbia (2), and Newfoundland (121) .. 75.
 211 --; New Brunswick; 1851 3d fine used though only three margins (cat.£325). Also six of the
  1860-63 issue mixed used and unused. .. .. .. .. 50.
 212 --; Newfoundland; 1876-79 rouletted 3c unused (no gum) (SG 42, cat.£250 for mint) 10.
 213 --; --; Postage Due; 1939-49 set (6) m.m., some of the perfs a bit ragged as usual (cat.£38.
  for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 214 Canada; 1852-1980 useful used (just a few mint) collection in album, from 1852-57 ½d
  (decent used with four margins), a few of the 1859 issue (mixed quality), moderate selections
  of Large and Small Queens, 1897 Jubilee 6c and 8c m.m., 1897-98 and 1898-1902 sets,
  1903-12 set, 1908 Quebec set, etc. Later years have a number of complete defin sets and
  good ranges of commems. Condition generally good to fine though some poorer. (c.850) £240.
 215 --; 1852-57 7½d fine used. Good margins at top and left, reasonable margin at foot, narrow
  at right (cut partly inside the outer frame line), with “14” numeral cancel. SG 12, cat.£1,500. £120.
 216 --; 1852-57 10d used, cat.£1,100. Clean and good impression, but margins mixed (small to
  large, very ragged at left) .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 217 --; 1859 10c fine used (SG 34/38, cat.£42.), and 17c very fine used (above average) (SG 43a
  cat.£65.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 218 --; 1868-71 Large Queens 1c, 2c, 3c, 6c, and 12½c fine used, cat.£300+. Also 1930-31 $1
  g.u. (slightly trimmed perfs) cat.£23. .. .. .. .. 40.
 219 --; 1870-1993 colln. in SG One-Country album and on loose pages. A few QV, fair range of
  m. & u. from KG5 to about 1968, then strength in comprehensive range of u.m. commems
  and defins plus decent number of booklets (c.1,400, 25 m.s., 30 booklets) .. £150.
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 220 Canada; 1893 front of cover addressed to Truro Nova Scotia, with a vertically bisected
  1870-91 Small Queen 6c. Cancelled BELMONT-N.S/MR 22/93/CANADA unframed c.d.s. (once
  on stamp, once beside), and with HALIFAX & AMHERST c.d.s. at lower corner. Small tone
  spot on stamp, and a couple of vertical folds on the front, well clear of the stamp.
  SG 86a, cat.£1,600. (for on cover). This item was last sold by us in 1986, the seller at that
  time having bought it in 1944 from Geo. Ginn, whose guarantee accompanies. [view image] £300.
 221 --; 1897 Jubilee short set ½c to 15c mounted mint, all good to fine. Cat.£374. (9)  £120.
 222 --; 1897 Jubilee short set ½c to 15c m.mint, but of equal or lower quality to the previous lot
  (a few with smaller faults e.g. gum, stains, crease, etc.) (9) .. .. 80.
 223 --; 1897 Jubilee 20c l.m.m. Good colour, centred to left and low, perfs good except at left
  (where a little shorter). SG 133, cat.£85. .. .. .. .. 20.
 224 --; 1897 Jubilee $1 fine mounted mint. Quite well centred, and good colour. Couple of gum
  wrinkles, and one slightly short perf each at top and foot, but a fine and attractive stamp.
  SG 136, cat.£400. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. .. £120.
 225 --; 1928 Air 5c imperforate horizontal pair. fine lightly mounted mint with good even
  margins (SG 274), cat.£130. .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 226 --; 1928-29 50c Bluenose very fine used with neat central c.d.s., cat.£38. .. 15.
 227 --; 1937-38 booklet panes of four stamps plus two labels – 1c and 2c u.m. (cat.£83.), 3c m.m.
  (cat.£4¼), and 1953 set of three bkt. panes of three u.m. (cat.£16½) .. .. 30.
 228 --; 1977-94 colln. of u.m. sheets/sheetlets/miniature sheets, sets and singles. 18 items in
  total, with a face value of $193. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 229 --; eight-page stockbook filled with mainly used, occasionally duplicated ranges. Strength in
  QE issues with many v.f.u. (c.t.o.) from mid to late 1980s. (c.800) .. .. 32.
 230 --; 1989-1992 stockbook with range of v.f.u. (c.t.o.) issues (c.135, 2 m.s., 4 booklets) 20.
 231 --; accumulation of mainly modern u.m. material (mid-90s onwards) apparently as received
  from new issues service (c.240, 40 m.s., 15 booklets, 8 FDCs, 4 packs) .. 60.
 232 --; Precancels; QV to modern range on two stockleaves with a little duplication (c.350).
  S.t.c.C$650. Also 1988 Precancel handbook, and 1992 catalogue. .. .. 24.
 233 --; Cinderella; useful collection on pages and a stockleaf. Includes bill stamps (inc. 1865 $1
  in both colour combinations), war tax (inc. the opt. on 50c postage m.m. but thinned, cat.
  £55.), excise, gas inspection, electric light, electricity & gas, weights & measures, officially
  sealed, tobacco, unemployment, customs, law, etc. Condition on the whole quite good for
  such items. (360) S.t.c. C$1,450. Also a 1991 Canadian Revenues catalogue. .. £100.
 234 --; --; seln. of Bill Stamps, Registration, War Tax, etc. (57) .. .. 12.
 ** --; see also Mixed Lots; Literature.
 235 China; small stockbook with a fair mix inc. seven used Cultural Revolution odds (with a
  total cat. of £109.), a few modern m.s., several POs in China, etc. (50) .. 30.
 236 Christmas Island; 1977 Christmas set on 12 illus covers in presentation book. .. 4.
 237 Cook Islands; 1938 1/- to 3/- set (3) m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.); also 1932 SG 99-103, and
  1944-46 6d m.m. (cat.£31.) .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 238 Czechoslovakia; 1918-76 collection of used/c.t.o. and m.m. in three medium albums. Mixed
  odds, sets, and part sets. (2,200+, c.15 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 30.
 239 Denmark; 1851-1981 mainly used collection. Starts with five square stamps (mixed quality),
  then a scattering of better values, and decent range of modern. (c.580+) .. 26.
 240 --; 1875-1979 used stock/accum. in three stockbooks. Majority middle to modern with mixed
  degrees of duplication. (c.2,400) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 241 --; 1935-76 collection of used fourblocks in stockbook (c.240 blocks) .. 24.
 242 --; 1939-1980 (mainly 1950s-70s) colln. of mainly u.m. fourblocks in two stockbooks, nearly
  all different. (c.340 blocks) .. .. .. .. .. 55.
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 243 Denmark; 1930s-70s (mainly) selection of postcards addressed to Denmark (either from
  Denmark or other countries. Many are ordinary, but includes a few postage dues (inc. one
  with 1921 25ø p.due), some redirected, etc. (c.85) .. .. .. 20.
 244 --; 1940s-80s medium box filled with mainly FDCs (also some special cancels etc.)– mixed
  sets, singles, and blocks. Mixed addressing (typed/label/written/printed/unaddressed).
  (Approx.1,000) .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 245 --; 1941-67 colln. of FDCs in two albums. Mix of addressing methods, many issues present
  in singles and blocks, mainly fine illus. covers. (260 covers) .. .. 40.
 246 --; 1972-80 collection of illus. FDCs in three albums. Mixed addressing (mainly rubber stamp
  or unaddressed/pencil). Cover with single and cover with fourblock for most issues. (c.285) 40.
 247 --; 1976-80 stock of FDCs (illus, rubber-stamp addresses, all single stamp per cover) sorted
  into plastic pages. Duplication typically x10-15, but sometimes x30-40. (Total c.600+) 30.
 248 --; 1984-94 range of c.t.o. (a few u.m.,) on stockcards – approx.40 sets. A few earlier also. 8.
 249 Dominica; 1877-79 2½d unused (no gum), fair perfs. SG 6 (cat.£225. for mint) .. 10.
 250 --; 1907-8 2d, 2½d, 1908-21 2d, 2½d, 6d (wmk. crown to right), and 1916 War Tax ½d,
  each in u.m. fourblock (cat.£118. for m.m.) .. .. .. .. 30.
 251 --; 1935 S.Jubilee set (4) u.m., the 1½d with the “diagonal line by turret” variety. (SG 93f,
  cat.£50. for m.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 252 --; 1951 defin set (15) l.m.m. Small natural spot on 60c (cat.£30. for u.m.) .. 7.
 253 --; 1968-70 small u.m. colln. of mainly sets, inc. 1969-72 defin set (19), and defin set SG
  272A-286A (15). Total cat.£64.80 (98, 5 m.s.) .. .. .. 16.
 254 Falkland Islands; 1891 ½d surcharge on bisected 1d red-brown f.u. on small piece tied by
  barred cancel. Looks ok, but the piece seems to have been rebacked, which must cause
  some suspicion. SG 14, cat.£250.  .. .. .. .. 30.
 255 --; 1938-50 5/- fine used, cat.£60. One perf at foot partly short. .. .. 15.
 256 --; 1952 definitive 1d to 4d, 9d, 1/3, 5/-, 10/-, and £1, all in fine unmounted mint fourblocks
  (2d creased). Cat.£317+ (10 blocks) .. .. .. .. 60.
 257 Falkland Islands Dependencies; 1946 thick map set (8) in l.m.m. pairs, each with one stamp
  showing the “broken 80th parallel” variety. (Cat.£40. for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 258 --; 1946-49 (1948) Thin Map set (9) l.m.m. (cat.£90. for u.m.) .. .. 18.
 259 --; South Georgia; 1981 cover with various cachets, the two stamps cancelled with strike of
  South Georgia c.d.s. described in Youle’s book as “strange” and listed as “SG??”. We
  believe this to be genuine, even though others cast some doubt. (Similar items sold in our
  sales last year at £30 and £11) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 260 Faroe Islands; 1975-80 seln. of u.m., used, and c.t.o. in folder. Most is in sets, and some in
  blocks or sheets. (Total c.940) .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 261 --; 1975-80 album of mainly FDCs, mixed unaddressed/rubber-stamped, some blocks. (77) 12.
 262 --; 1977-80 stock of FDCs (mostly single stamps per cover) arranged in plastic wallets. Mix
  of rubber-stamped, unaddressed, or pencil. Duplication generally either x5-7 or x10-14, and
  some with fourblocks. (225+) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 263 Finland; 1882-1978 used colln. in Stender printed album. Main value in the 1930s-70s
  charity sets (inc. 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933) plus 1931 Stamp Anniv. and Pro Filatelia, 1938
  Ski. (740+) .. .. .. .. .. .. 70.
 264 --; 1950s-70s dupl. used in stockbook, and just a few earlier. (100s) .. .. 7.
 265 --; 1960-80 album of illus. FDCs, mainly typed or unaddressed. (94) .. .. 15.
 266 France; 1876-1968 used collection of odds and sets, in album – several slightly better (320+) 10.
 267 --; 1937-38 fine unmounted mint seln. of commems and pictorials, amongst which is 1938
  Clement Ader 50f. Total s.t.c.£200+ (18) .. .. .. .. 50.
 268 --; 1937 illustrated souvenir cover cancelled Monts (3 June) for Wedding of Duke of
  Windsor to Wallis Simpson. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 269 --; 1939 seln. of 24 different fine u.m. commems, s.t.c.£120+  .. .. 30.

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 270 France; 1947 Airmail 500f SG 1013 u.m. but with signs of gum adherence (cat.£55. for u.m.) 15.
 271 --; 1947 Airmail 500f SG 1013 l.m.m. (cat.£55. for u.m.)  .. .. 15.
 272 --; 1964 PHILATEC u.m. block of four with labels, cat.£128. .. .. 30.
 273 --; 1964 PHILATEC block of four with labels, with special cancels on the margins/labels (the
  stamps therefore still u.m.), cat.£128. .. .. .. .. 30.
 274 France and Colonies; 1850s-1970s used and m.m. colln. in two medium albums. The vast
  majority common, but a few slightly better spotted. (c.690) .. .. 15.
 275 Gambia; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) m.m. (cat.£12.35 for u.m.) .. .. 4.
 276 German States; Baden; seln. of 9 mainly used, s.t.c.£340, mixed quality. .. 20.
 277 --; Württemberg; small seln. of nine used stamps, s.t.c.£300+ .. .. 15.
 278 Germany; 1870s-1950s colln. on Schaubek printed pages. The first half is used odds and sets
  to 1948 (inc. some better - a number cat.£10+ each); the second half is mint with some (but
  fewer) better values. (760, 4 m.s.)  .. .. .. .. 40.
 279 --; 1902-75 odd mix in heavy Safe stockalbum. Mint and used with some blocks. (800+) 22.
 280 --; 1924 15pf airmail postal stationery card with 2 x 10pf airmail defins, cancelled Berlin
  Luftpost c.d.s. (4 July). Addressed to British Embassy, Constantinople, and with manuscript
  “Mit Flug Berlin-Dessau-Konstantinopel”. Accompanying note states “1st Experimental Mail
  Flight Dessau-Berlin-Constantinople-Angora 4/7/24. Only 60 cards + covers carried on this trip.” 50.
 281 --; 1924 (20 August) airmail postal stationery card with 10pf airmail defin, cancelled Berlin
  Luftpost c.d.s., by Berlin-Stockholm 1st regular mail night flight. .. .. 10.
 282 --; 1924 (12 Sep.) cover by 1st mail night flight Warnemünde to Berlin, with Eagle defin 3pf,
  2 x 5pf cancelled Warnemünde publicity c.d.s., Berlin receipt mark, two cachets. 8.
 283 --; 1927 postcard (of Albatros L73 aircraft, with typed message over picture) with special
  cancel and cachet for first flight Braunschweig-Brocken. Just a little worn. .. 5.
 284 --; 1930 printed Luftschiff-Postkarte addressed to “Air Post, Cardington, England”, with 1926
  airmail 1m cancelled Friedrichshafen c.d.s. (26 April), Zeppelin cachet at left, and Bedford
  c.d.s. (same date). .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 285 --; 1936 cover to Brasil with 1936 Hindenburg set and two defins (a bit toned) cancelled
  DEUTSCHE LUFTPOST/LUFTSCHIFF/HINDENBURG/-1.4.36./1.FAHRT/EUROPA-SÜDAMERIKA c.d.s.,
  also Europa-Südamerika etiquette and cachet.  .. .. .. 15.
 286 --; mainly used ranges with duplication in four medium stockbooks. Some very standard and
  cheap, others less so. (100s, a few booklets) .. .. .. .. 24.
 287 --; odd mix (remaindered) in two albums with wartime issues, occupations, labels, postcards,
  etc. (c.400 items) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 288 --; West Germany; 1953 IFRABA set (2) m.m. (cat.£49. for u.m.) .. .. 10.
 289 --; --; 1955 Schiller and Motor Transport u.m., cat.£18.50 .. .. 6.
 290 --; --; 1960-96 accumulation/stock in six stockbooks of mainly used odds. Much duplication,
  especially in defins. (c.1,500+) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 291 --; --; 1960s-70s (mainly) colln. of sets and odds in stockbook. Most are used (many c.t.o.),
  but u.m. also (especially m.s.), and inc. 1959 Beethoven-Halle m.s. u.m. (500+, 25+ m.s.) 30.
 292 --; West Berlin; 1961-87 accum./stock of u.m. and used in three stockbooks. Scant coverage
  of 1960s, but from about 1970 onwards there are many doubles of mint (often pairs). (1,200+,
  10 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 293 --; West Germany and West Berlin; 1950s-70s mint collection in Schaubek printed album.
  Generally the earlier is m.m. and sparse, more complete u.m. in the 1960s/70s, and inc. many
  sets. (WG 505, 11 m.s., WB 80, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 35.
 294 --; --; 1970s duplicated used range in stockbook, with smaller numbers of Berlin. (c.1,500) 10.
 295 --; East Germany; 1948-61 used colln. in album. Includes 1950 Bach set, 1951 China 50pf,
  1952 Cultural set, and other useful. (c.350) .. .. .. .. 40.
 296 German Area; attractive mint and used range in stockbook of Danzig (375), German Occ.
  of Poland (58), Austria (9), Memel (48) .. .. .. .. 40.

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 297 Ghana; 1957 to mid-1990s apparently complete two-volume commem and defin colln (plus
  some miniature sheets from early 1990s). M.mint to about 1968, u.m. thereafter. Also a few
  earlier Gold Coast odds. (c.1,400, 35 m.s./sheetlets) .. .. .. £100.
 298 --; 1957-69 impressive stock of u.m. sheets (248) apparently all making up sets. Usually one
  sheet of each stamp but a few are duplicated. (c.7,000+ stamps). Must catalogue many
  £100s, and probably into four figures. .. .. .. .. £150.
 299 --; 1959 to mid-1990s comprehensive range of miniature sheets in two folders – m.m. to
  about 1970, u.m. thereafter. (c.275, 1 bkt.) .. .. .. .. 40.
 300 Gold Coast; 1938-44 defin set (13) m.m., and 1948 defin set (12) l.m.m. (cat.£25 and £40
  for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 301 Greece; 1896-1987 remainder colln. of used on written-up pages (170, 3 m.s.) .. 5.
 302 Greenland; 1977-80 stock of FDCs in box. All appear illus. with rubber-stamp address.
  Generally duplicated from x10 to x70+, and some covers with fourblocks. (c.595, plus c.25
  with blocks) .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 303 Grenada; 1938-50 defin set (12) l.m.m./m.m., couple of blunt perfs on 2½d (cat.£45. for
  u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 11.
 304 Hong Kong; 1941 Centenary set (6) m.m. (1 short perf. on 4c) (cat.£65. for u.m.) 14.
 305 Hungary; 1874-1975 used and m.m. colln. in two medium albums. A few earlies are cat. £s
  (740, 3 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 306 --; 1938 Eucharistic and 1949 Youth Congress miniature sheets m.m., cat.£18 and £20. 8.
 307 Iceland; 1873 16sk spacefiller used, cat.£475. (SG), SKk.5,000. (Facit). .. 10.
 308 --; 1876-1978 used collection in printed Stender album, with a number of better, e.g.
  1876-1901 40a green (fair), 1911 Sigurdsson 6a, 1920-22 Christian X 25a, 1933 Charity set.
  Quite good coverage 1950 onwards. (380) .. .. .. .. 60.
 309 --; 1907-80 small colln. of used odds and sets inc. a few better. (90+)  .. 5.
 310 --; 1930-79 mint (m.m. and u.m.) collection in stockalbum. We have noted seven cat.£10+
  each, many others are cat pounds. (260, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. 35.
 311 --; 1937 Jubilee m.s. m.m., vertical crease damages one of the stamps. Facit cat.SKr.350. 5.
 312 --; 1958-81 (plus two 1949) album of mainly illus. or official FDCs, mainly unaddressed. (92) 15.
 313 --; 1970s dupl. used range (c.300)  .. .. .. .. 6.
 314 India; 1940-43 defin set (14) m.m. – round corner on 1½a (cat.£32. for u.m.) .. 9.
 315 --; 1948 Gandhi set (4) m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) .. .. .. 15.
 316 --; 1949 defin set (16) m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£110. for u.m.) .. .. .. 22.
 317 Ionian Islands; 1859 ½d unused (faults, cat.£80.), and 2d with pen cancel (fair, cat.£180.) 10.
 318 Ireland; 1922-34 2d imperf.xperf.14 g.u. (couple of short perfs) (SG 74a, cat.£70.), and
  1940-68 1d perf.15ximperf. g.u. (SG 112, cat.£15.) .. .. .. 15.
 319 Israel; 1971-75 stock of unmounted mint sheets, almost all fine and complete, and usually
  duplicated (often x2, x4 to x6 of each sheer, and usually making up sets. (Approx. 344
  sheets = approx.5,000+ stamps) .. .. .. .. .. 80.
 320 Italian Post Offices in Turkish Empire; 1874 2LIRE fair sound used, cat.£200.  15.
 321 Italian States; Sardinia; 1855-61 stockleaf with dupl. range of imperfs, used and unused, the
  used having some “Italian” dates, plus some Neapolitan Provinces and perforated issue.
  There is the usual quota of reprints and forgeries, condition is mixed, but there are good
  items included. Ideal for specialist. (c.165) .. .. .. .. 40.
 322 Italy; 1860s-1960 used stock patchily spread over period, with some numbers of earlier. (c.500) 10.
 323 Katanga; 1960 seln. of six Flowers and three marks l.m.m. (cat.£50. for u.m.) .. 10.
 324 Lebanon; 1936 Air  (Tourism) 15p and 25p m.m., SG 197-8, cat.£168. .. 45.
 325 Libya; Italian Colony; 1921 10LIRE m.m. (perf. faults) (SG 33, cat.£40.); also 1927-39
  Parcel Post pairs of 50c, 1LIRE, 2LIRE (SG P66, 68, 69, cat.£124, not guaranteed) 15.
 326 Malaya; Straits Settlements; m.m./used ranges on a few album pages. Mainly KG6 with
  values to $1. (Cat.£200+ but some minor toning) A few FMS also. (c.85) .. 24.

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 327 Malaya; Malacca; 1949-52 defin part set – the original values to $2. The $2 is u.m., others
  fairly heavily m.m. (cat. c.£30. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. 8.
 328 --; Penang; 1949-52 original defin set, plus the 8c green, m.m. (the $5 is l.m.m.) (cat. c.£70.
  for u.m.) (16) .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 329 --; Perak; 1938-41 short set to 30c, plus 50c l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£245. for u.m.) (15) 50.
 330 --; Trengganu; 1949-55 defin set (missing 30c) m.m. (cat. c.£79. for u.m.) (20)  20.
 331 Malta; 1899-1901 ¼d with wmk. Crown to left, in u.m. complete pane of 60. SG 31w, cat.
  £135. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 332 --; 1968-82 u.m. colln., nearly all in sets, inc. 1973 defin set (16), 1981 Industry set (16), etc.
  Cat.£136. (303, 7 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 333 Mauritius; 1938-49 defin set (12) m.m. (cat.£85. for u.m.) .. .. 20.
 334 --; 1950 defin set (15) m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. .. .. 12.
 335 Micronesia; 1984-96 u.m. collection in stockbook. Apparently purchased through a new
  issue service, so probably in sets and complete or close to it (latter period may be more
  patchy). Total face value roughly $176. (c.300, 22 m.s.)  .. .. 60.
 336 Mongolia; 1924 5c (2), 10c (2), 20c (1), 50c (1), and $1 (5) all used in variable mainly fair
  to good condition, cat.£222. Also piece with reg. mark and postmark. .. 24.
 337 Montserrat; 1951 defin set (13) m.m. (cat.£32. for u.m.)  .. .. 8.
 338 Morocco Agencies; British Currency; 1949 set (17) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) 15.
 339 --; Spanish Currency; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) l.m.m. (cat.£17.40 for u.m.) .. 6.
 340 --; Tangier; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) l.m.m., some bends (cat.£25.30 for u.m.) .. 4.
 341 --; --; 1949 defin set (15) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£70. for u.m.) .. .. .. 18.
 342 --; --; 1950-51 defin set (9) – the low values m.m., high values l.m.m. (cat.£42. for u.m.) 10.
 343 New Hebrides; 1953 defin set (11) mint (mixed m.m./l.m.m./very l.m.m./u.m.) (cat.£29. for u.m.) 7.
 344 New Zealand; 1862 Chalon imperf. 6d black-brown used (attractive with four margins, but
  small thin and repaired tear – SG 41 cat.£90.), and 6d brown used (narrow margins, small
  thin – SG 42 cat.£90.)  .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 345 --; 1862 6d (SG 76, cat.£85.), 1864 6d (SG 108, cat.£38.), 1864-67 2d (SG 114, cat.£18.),
  and 1871 6d (SG 135, cat.£48.), all used with small/medium faults. .. .. 12.
 346 --; 1864-67 4d deep rose fine used. Good perfs (one corner a bit rounded), slight toning at
  edges, but sound and quite an attractive example. SG 119, cat.£250. .. .. 35.
 347 --; 1864-67 6d (SG 122a, cat.£32.), 1/- (SG 124, cat.£95.), and 1871 2d orange (SG 133, cat.
  £25.), all good/fine sound used. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 348 --; 1860s-1960s mainly used colln. in album. Earlies in mixed condition, reasonable spread
  of middle to modern but generally without the scarce issues. (c.370) .. .. 15.
 349 --; 1898-1908 range of used and mint pictorials on pages. Although the remainder of a larger
  collection, certainly still useful, with stamps from the different issues, shades, etc. Comprises
  (numbers mint, used) ½d purple (0,2), ½d green (0,3), 1d bl. & br. (0,4), 1d red (6,8), 1½d
  (3,1), 2d red (0,4), 2d purple (1,8), 2½d (3,13), 3d (0,5), 4d (1,5), 5d (0,2), 6d green (0,1), 6d
  red (0,7), 8d (0,3). Majority good/fine. .. .. .. .. 60.
 350 --; 1901 1d SG 278, 1906 1d SG 356 (crease at foot), each in mounted mint fourblock. Cat.£64. 10.
 351 --; 1901 1d SG 290a in attractive mint block of nine, mounted at top only, cat.£108. 24.
 352 --; 1909-26 1d Universal with colourless printed “watermark” in mint block of 24 (8x3).
  Mainly fine u.m., strengthened at centre with hinges, and with a thin on the margin. SG
  409b, cat.£24. x 24 = £576. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 353 --; Booklets; 1971-99 fairly comprehensive range of booklets with a total catalogue price of
  approx. £375. Excellent variety (possibly all-different) and fine condition. Face value
  approx. NZ$290 (= £83±) (c.70) .. .. .. .. .. 80.
 354 --; Officials; 1938-51 and 1947-49 m.m. seln. of values, s.t.c.£166. (14) .. 22.
 355 --; --; 1938-51 and 1947-49 seln. of mint (6) and used (17), s.t.c.£156.  .. 18.
 356 --; --; 1940 Centennial set (11) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£160. for u.m.) .. .. 40.

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 357 New Zealand; Postal Fiscals; 1882 2/6 SG F69, and 3/- F70 mounted mint, cat.£180. 32.
 358 --; --; 1882-1958 f.u. seln., stated to include SG F113, 191-3, 195, 201w, 205w, 217, s.t.c.£116. (9) 15.
 359 --; --; 1936-68 mainly used seln. with light dupl. S.t.c.£114. (16) .. .. 12.
 360 Nigeria; 1968-73 u.m. colln., nearly all in sets, and inc. 1969-72 defins with NSP&M
  imprint set (10), 1973 defin set (16), etc. Cat.£78. (93) .. .. .. 20.
 361 Norway; 1863-1980 mainly used colln. in album. Earlies fairly poor, but some useful sets
  and odds in 1930s/40s, plus 1955 Norwex set, etc, and a fair range of more modern. (c.600+) 35.
 362 --; 1880s-1979 m. & u. colln. in Lindner printed album. Up to 1960s colln. is mainly used
  and quite sporadic, then u.m. of most and used of many. (800+) .. .. 30.
 363 --; 1961-74 duplicated used defins, commems, and officials in stockbook (c.1,200) 8.
 364 --; 1981-99 range of c.t.o. (a few u.m.) on stockcards – approx.95 sets, 4 m.s., 2 bkts. 30.
 365 Pakistan; 1948-56 defin set (20) mint. The 5r and 10r are m.m., all others are u.m. (cat.£100.
  for u.m. set) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 366 --; Official; 1948-54 set (13) l.m.m. (the 5r u.m.). SG O14-O26 (cat.£80. for u.m.) 18.
 367 --; --; 1949 set (5) l.m.m. (the 3a u.m.). SG O27-O31 (cat.£48. for u.m.) .. 12.
 368 Papua; 1935 S.Jubilee 3d with accent flaw u.m. (cat.£45, slight rubs on face), and 5d with
  accent flaw u.m. (cat.£60.). Each is in block with three normals but the others with faults. 35.
 369 Poland; 1918-62 mint colln. in stockbook inc. sets, earlier generally m.m. (and mixed con-
  dition), later u.m., some dupl. (420+, 5 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 12.
 370 --; 1918-77 used/c.t.o. and m.m. colln. in three medium albums, mixed odds/part sets/sets.
  (1,700+, c.25 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 371 Portugal; 1940 Centenaries miniature sheet m.m., cat.£100. .. .. 24.
 372 --; 1940 Rowland Hill miniature sheet m.m., cat.£80. (small stain on margin) .. 15.
 373 --; 1941 Costumes miniature sheet m.m. (some adhesion on gum), cat.£150. .. 30.
 374 Portuguese Colonies; Timor; SG 68 (25p), 69 (25p), 125 (15p) in mint sheets of 28, mainly
  fine but some tape stains. Total cat.£18.20 .. .. .. .. 4.
 375 --; Zambezia; SG 20 (20p), 21 (20p), 64 (10p) in mint sheets of 28, mainly fine but some
  tape stains. Total  cat.£14. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 376 Rhodesia; 1960s-80 duplicated quantity, often in u.m. or c.t.o. blocks or part sheets, with
  defins of 1964, 1966, 1974, 1980, and many commems (some of the commems make sets,
  others odds). (Many 100s) .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 377 Rhodesias; medium stockbook with heavily dupl. used N.Rhod. and S.Rhod. KG5/KG6
  mostly sorted by postmark. (c.1,500) .. .. .. .. 20.
 378 Saint Kitts-Nevis; 1968-74 fairly complete u.m. colln. on pages, inc. 1970-74 defin set (17),
  cat.£27.30 (87, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 379 Saint Lucia; 1968-73 u.m. collection virtually complete on pages, cat.£26. (108, 1 m.s.) 7.
 380 Sarawak; 1945 BMA opt. short set to $2 l.m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.) (16) .. 8.
 381 Serbia; eight early stamps, sold "as is".  .. .. .. .. 4.
 382 Seychelles; 1952 defin set (15) u.m., cat.£42.  .. .. .. 16.
 383 Sierra Leone; 1938-44 defin set (16) l.m.m./m.m. Some tone spots on 2d mauve and 10/-.
  (Cat.£100. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 384 Singapore; 1948-52 seln. of 18 different m.m. values, mixed perfs, m.m. (cat. c.£60+ for u.m.) 12.
 385 South Africa; Cape of Good Hope; 1853-1904 small mainly used colln. inc. triangular 1d
  (2), 4d (2), 6d, 1/-, etc. (33) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 386 South Africa; 1913-91 used collection on pages. Generally quite sparse and mixed quality in
  1913-early 1982 (100+), but best for ranges of 1982-91 c.t.o. (200+, mainly in sets), the latter
  issues cat.£127. .. .. .. .. .. .. 32.
 387 --; early to modern ranges on a bundle of album leaves which appear to have come from
  different collections. Some better stamps. (c.1,400) .. .. .. 20.
 388 --; 1925 Air 1d (slight tone spots), and 3d, each on piece with 1925 Royal Tour special cancel.
  Stamps cat.£19. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.

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 389 South Africa; 1941-46 War Effort set (7 pairs, 2 singles) l.m.m. (cat.£55. for u.m.) 14.
 390 --; 1942-44 War Effort “Bantams” set (8 units) l.m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.) .. 12.
 391 --; 1976-84 Hagner pages with a range of u.m. commem sets (c.110 stamps), 1982-87 defins
  (26 diff.), and about 120 other odds m. & u.  .. .. .. .. 6.
 392 South West Africa; 1938 Voortrekker set (4 pairs) m.m. (tone spots on ½d) SG 105-8 (cat.
  £80. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 393 --; 1941-43 War Effort set (7 pairs, 2 singles) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.) .. 10.
 394 Southern Rhodesia; 1937 defin set (13) l.m.m. (crease on 1/-) (cat.£60 for u.m.)  15.
 395 Spain; 1851-1978 mainly u. colln. in folder. Wide coverage without any high value. (1,000) 15.
 396 --; 1850s-1970s duplicated used lot in three stockbooks (estimated c.1,800)  15.
 397 --; 1905-68 mint colln. in stockalbum. Some modern is u.m., otherwise most is m.m./l.m.m.,
  and much is in sets. (700+) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 398 Sudan; 1938 Air surcharge set l.m.m. (cat.£42. for u.m.); also 1948 Official 50p l.m.m. (SG
  O58, cat.£55. for u.m.); and another. .. .. .. .. 20.
 399 --; 1948 Camel Postman set (16) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) .. .. 15.
 400 --; 1951-62 defin set (17) m.m. (adhesion on 5p, short perfs on 20p) (cat.£50. for u.m.); also
  same set with official overprints (first 10p only) l.m.m. (cat.£12. for u.m.) .. 10.
 401 Swaziland; 1938-54 defin set (11) l.m.m. (the 10/- poorer) (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. 10.
 402 Sweden; 1858-1973 used collection. Attractive but not valuable. (320+)  15.
 403 --; 1877-1977 used (modern c.t.o.) collection in Lighthouse standard printed album (pages
  1855-1978). Some better values, the best being 1903 Post Office 5k.  (1,000+, 5 m.s.) 40.
 404 --; 1920s-70s used stock/accum. in stockbook with dupl. (c900) .. .. 5.
 405 --; 1936-80 colln. of first day covers in five albums. Generally typed addresses to 1965,
  unaddressed thereafter, and with a few slightly scarcer earlier. (248) .. .. 50.
 406 --; 1945-49 seln. of FDCs viz Press (3), Lund (1), Geijer (1), Gustav 40yrs (2), and Strinberg
  (3). One Gustav with some creasing and small tear. All but Lund are illus. covers. (10) 10.
 407 --; 1962-79 u.m. and m.m. colln. in album. Much is in sets (though usually singles). Also a
  few earlier. (950+, 6 m.s., 2 bkts.) .. .. .. .. 28.
 408 --; 1970-72 seln. of booklets used (complete, cancelled-to-order) inc. 1970 Industry, Birds.
  Cat.SKr.1,255. (for mint where used not priced) .. .. .. 18.
 409 Switzerland; 1960-86 used range on Lighthouse pages (some mounts removed and replaced)
  (c.330), in springback Deutschland binder. .. .. .. .. 8.
 410 Trinidad and Tobago; 1938-44 set (14) m.m. (some heavy) (cat.£75. for u.m.)  10.
 411 Tristan da Cunha; 1952-97 m. & u. collection in stockbook with 1952 values to 2/6 u.m.,
  1954 to 5/- l.m.m./u.m. (a few earlies with tone spots), 1965 values to 5/- l.m.m., and in later
  years larger numbers of sets (some in blocks), a few watermark varieties, etc. Condition
  generally very fine, s.t.c.£740. (by 1999 catalogue) (c.1,000) .. .. £150.
 412 --; 1952 defin set (12) mint (heavy m.m. to 1/-, the 2/6 to 10/- l.m.m.) (cat.£80. for u.m.) 16.
 ** --; see also Mixed Lots; Literature.
 413 Turkey; an old approval book with 1860s-1960s mainly used seln. (approx.900 different) 15.
 414 Turks and Caicos Islands; 1938-45 defin set (14) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£75. for u.m.) 20.
 415 United Arab Emirates; 1977 Sixth National Day 150f vertical pair (one with a tiny scratch)
  fine commercially used on piece with two defins (SG price set of three mint at £400.) 30.
 416 --; 1977 single of the same stamp used, with short corner. .. .. 5.
 417 United Nations; New York; 1954-80 accumulation/stock of FDCs in two well-packed shoe-
  boxes. Duplication mainly x4 to x6, mainly unaddressed or with address labels. Includes
  some blocks, some miniature sheets, etc. (Estimated approx. 1,000) .. .. 40.
 418 --; 1984-88 u.m. range of blocks (mainly of six) on pages, all in sets (38 blocks, 3 sheetlets) 30.
A note in our last catalogue mentioned alterations to our charges. These will come into effect in
August – that catalogue will have full details. At the moment, all existing charges apply in this (18
June) auction. Vendors of material in August will get details in advance.

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 419 United States of America; mixed range in album, with just a few early, some useful mint
  1920s commems, ranges of commems and defins up to 1974 (latterly mainly u.m.), m. & u.
  seln. of airmails, complete u.m. sheets of 1976 Flags, 1982 Birds, 1987 Wildlife, 1991
  Flowers, etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 420 --; 1860s-1960s mainly used colln. in medium album (600+) .. .. 15.
 421 --; 1898 Trans-Mississippi 10c fair/good m.m., cat.£140.  .. .. 12.
 422 --; 1933-37 seln. of unused Farley sheets; 1933 APS (2 sheets, cat.£48.), 1934 Byrd (£22.),
  1934 the two Nat.Parks sheets (£40.), and two others. .. .. .. 30.
 423 --; late 1960s to early 1970s accumulation (often with x5 to x10 duplication) of Bureau of
  Engraving and Printing souvenir cards and similar for various philatelic events etc. (c.170+) 35.
 424 --; 1972-95 file with sheets or part sheets (mainly fine u.m.) of 1972 Nat.Parks 2c (cat.£112.),
  1974 Christmas precancel (cat.£25., normal staining), 1981 Desert Plants (£11.), 1993 Music
  (£13.), and 1995 WW2 (£30.). Also 1976 Bicentennial MS 1031, 1032, 1034 cat.£6 each. 20.
 425 --; 1973-1985 inclusive (plus 1991) year packs of mint issues, total face value $81.55 (13) 40.
 426 --; 1974-95 stockbook of u.m. issues, probably fairly complete in some periods. Total face
  value $743. (not counting 50 NVI stamps) (1,250) .. .. .. £350.
 427 --; 1982 State Birds and Flowers perf.11, complete sheet of 50 u.m., cat.£32. .. 12.
 428 --; 1986 Presidents set of four miniature sheets u.m. in presentation folder (cat.£17.) 6.
 429 --; medium box well-filled with hundreds of small packets each containing off-paper stamps
  (mainly used). Most sorted by Scott numbers; duplication varies from a few to a few
  hundreds; range of dates late 19th century to 1990s. (Approx.5kg gross) .. £100.
 430 --; Booklets; 1978-95 seln. inc. SG nos. SB116, 138-141, 173, 175, 182, 184-5, 224. S.t.c.£222. (20) 50.
 431 --; --; SG nos SB173, 184, 189, and bkt. of 20 of SG 3047. Cat.£53. .. .. 12.
 432 --; --; various D, E, and G non-value bkts, 1995 Love. S.t.c.£64. (4) .. .. 12.
 433 --; Covers; 1936 cover to Germany with special cachet to left LAKEHURST/TRANS-ATLANTIC/
  FIRST Hindenburg FLIGHT/1936/Frankfurt-am-Main. Frankfurt Hindenburg machine mark on
  reverse. Fine. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 434 --; --; 1947-83 shoebox with a dupl. stock of airmail stamp FDCs and a few others. (c.4-500) 20.
 435 --; --; 1949-54 small colln. of illus FDCs (60) .. .. .. .. 8.
 436 --; --; 1950-83 album with 130 illus FDCs. Dominated by two sets of the 1982 State Birds.
  Some toning of covers. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 437 --; --; 1954-58 small colln. of 128 illus FDCs. .. .. .. .. 15.
 438 --; --; 1958-63 two albums of illus FDCs, often with a few different envelope designs for
  same issue. (260) .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 439 --; --; 1960s-80s huge stock of first day covers and souvenir/special event covers in three
  cartons. Many with some moderate duplication, but variety sometimes of cover illus. postmark,
  some with fourblocks, etc. Also includes miniature sheets and booklet panes. Souvenir
  covers include some space and naval subjects etc. (Estimated approx. 6,000 to 7,000) £260.
 440 --; --; 1962-92 accumulation of Postal Commemorative Society covers (first day and others),
  each normally with descriptive display page. Also a few others. (240) .. 30.
 441 --; --; 1978-81 album of illus. FDCs (and some p.stat.), mainly typed addresses. (90) 12.
 442 --; --; 1979-84 album of illus. FDCs (and some p.stat.), mainly typed addresses. (130) 20.
 443 --; --; 1987 Wildlife set on 50 illus (typed address) FDCs in album. .. .. 8.
 444 --; Souvenir Collections; 1978 Wildlife block m. & u., plus on eight illus FDCs, in pres. book. 3.
 445 --; --; 1979 America’s Conquest of Space  folder of 13 large illus. pages with stamps/pmks. 5.
 446 --; --; box with 24 various presentation folders (Postal Commemorative Society, etc.), each
  with a few stamps/covers on one subject. .. .. .. .. 15.
 447 --; --; seln. of 27 cards, each with mint stamp of a famous American, plus “gold replica” of
  the stamp (but don’t expect much gold !) .. .. .. .. 6.

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 448 U.S.A.; Cinderella; quantity in packets of mainly early/middle items such as Internal
  Revenue, Documentary, Proprietary, Treasury, Post Office, Consular, Stock Transfer, Motor
  Vehicle, Western Union, etc. (c.600), and just a few more modern Christmas seals.  30.
 449 --; --; 1982-86 run of five folders, each with that year’s duck hunting stamp mint on a page
  with artwork and a cancelled postage stamp. .. .. .. .. 15.
 450 Vatican City; 1933-65 u.m. colln. on pages, the best of which is the 1952 Stamp Centenary
  m.s. (folded horizontally at top perfs). (165, 1 m.s.) .. .. .. 20.

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 451 1840 Penny Black ID quite attractive used with neat red MC, although not quite four margins. 15.
 452 1840 two Penny Blacks, each with almost four margins, but also with some very small faults
  (one a bit discoloured also). .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 453 1841-79 a bag with a large mix of various used penny reds. mainly off-paper, with imperfs,
  stars, and plates. Poor to fine, approx. 125g weight. (several 100s) .. .. 30.
 454 1858-79 seln. of 31 penny red plates used, none cat. less that £5. Cat.£250+ .. 18.
 455 1865-92 stockleaf with 18 used QV. Includes 2/6, 1867 2/-, and other surface-printed, 1d
  lilac 14 dots (4), etc. Average used throughout. S.t.c.£797. .. .. 30.
 456 1883-84 10/- average used with “MSB” perfin. Cat.£375.  .. .. 20.
 457 1902-13 KE7 used (40) with values to 5/-. Some postmark interest. .. .. 12.
 458 1912-24 2d Intense Bright Orange shade fine used with 1921 Edinburgh c.d.s. This is one of
  the scarcest George V shades, listed in SG GB Specialised as no. N19(9), and cat.£425.
  RPSL certificate (1989) confirms genuine shade. [view image] .. .. .. £120.
 459 1935-70 collection on Windsor pages with some KG6 odds/sets m. & u., then strength in QE
  collection- commems complete (inc. phosphors) plus some defin issues. Up to about 1965
  sets are mixed m.m./u.m. – many (inc. Red Cross phos.) are u.m. Also small stockbook with
  UK odds etc. .. .. .. .. .. .. 65.
 460 1948 Silver Wedding £1 u.m. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 461 1959-68 Castles 5/- (2 DLR singles), 10/- (BW fourblock), £1 (BW fourblock), all used and
  with punch-holes (rolling pin shape) also (used on documents ?) .. .. 5.
 462 1963 Red Cross set in u.m. corner blocks of eight with traffic lights. (1/3 off-centre) cat.£40. 10.
 463 1968-78 u.m. commem colln. in stockbook. Most sets are in 4- or 6-blocks. From about 1975
  the colln. gives the appearance of being pairs only but these in fact appear to be folded
  sixblocks. Assuming sixblocks, the face is about £90., but is not guaranteed. .. 80.
 464 1971-95 u.m. collection on album leaves. Commems appear complete and there is also a
  good range of defins inc. some high values. From late 1970s to early 1980s there is occas-
  ional dupl. of commem sets. Face value approx.£215. .. .. .. £195.
 465 1988 and 1992 castles, and 1993 Britannia, all u.m., cat.£103. .. .. 28.
 466 Departmental Issues (“Officials”); Admiralty Official; 1903-4 2½d used horizontal pair
  with the second type overprint good sound used with fairly heavy cancels. SG O111 (SG
  Spec. MO40), cat.£300 each = £600. [view image] .. .. .. .. 60.
 467 U.K. Booklets; 1971-85 duplicated colln. (up to 10, but mainly 1-3 of each) of folder type
  booklets, inc. Christmas issues. Vendor has provided detailed inventory. Face value stated
  to be £324. (376 ) .. .. .. .. .. .. £290.
 468 --; extensive modern colln. (minor duplication here and there) of decimal folder/retail/
  greetings/window/Christmas booklets with a face value of approx.£425. (c.280)  £380.
 469 --; a bundle of mainly retail booklets, often with a duplicate present, covering the period
  roughly 1995-99. Total face value £223. .. .. .. .. £200.
 470 --; 1989 and 1990 (no cellophane) Greetings, plus Scots, Wales, Nat.Trust, and Queen
  Mother prestige booklets.(6) .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 471 --; unusual little group comprising 3 different “SAMPLE” booklet covers, and 2 different
  blocks of three uncut covers, all for modern retail booklets. .. .. 5.



General, 18 June 2001   Page 19    Estimate.
  United Kingdom, continued.
 472 Prestige Booklets; 1969 Cooks (stitched), 1972 Wedgwood (good perfs on ½p), then
  complete range from 1980 Wedgwood to 1987 P & O. .. .. .. 40.
 473 --; 1980-85 prestige booklets complete (5), face value £20. .. .. 20.
 474 --; 1980 Wedgwood, 1982 Gibbons (2), and 1983 R.Mint. Face £15. (4) .. 13.
 475 --; 1982-2000 (Feb.) virtually complete run (missing R.Mint), face £122. .. £110.
 476 --; B.Potter, N.Ireland, and Breaking Barriers, mint, face £17.84 .. .. 18.
 477 U.K. Presentation Packs; 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack. Of good initial
  appearance, but with the following faults; the insert cards have been neatly trimmed at the
  foot to alleviate warping, the lower stamp-mounting-strip is present but detached, and a
  couple of other more minor blemishes.  .. .. .. .. 80.
 478 --; 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999 Royal Mail Christmas cards, as distributed to
  staff, each with the “Christmas Bonus” blocks of mint stamps inside (15 to 25 each of 1st
  and 2nd class). Total face value of stamps £55.70. Not quite presentation packs, but where
  else to classify ? .. .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 479 U.K. First Day Covers; 1929 PUC ½d and 1d used on circular with Sutton Coldfield c.d.s.
  (The circular is from Francis Field Ltd., advertising amongst others PUC sets of four on FDC
  at 1/3d, or mint sets of five including the £1 at £10.15.00 per ten sets.) .. 15.
 480 --; 1934 ½d defin fourblock used first day on Liverpool to Glasgow flight cover (trimmed at
  left), and another cover (18.3.35, airmail to S.Africa) with the 2½d and 3d (first day) as well
  as ½d.  .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 481 --; 1951-97 colln. of commem FDCs in two albums. Mixed addressing, and mainly illus.
  after 1966. (162) .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 482 --; 1966-90 seln. of very mixed mainly FDCs, the best being a few alternative pmks. (c.55);
  also five Stan Firth covers. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 483 --; 1966-84 (and one 1993) album of defin/country mainly illus covers (57) .. 10.
 484 --; 1970-79 album of illus. (rubber-stamp address) FDCs (76), plus a small album with
  mixed world covers. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 485 --; 1971-80 (and one 1961) bundle of mixed covers – mixed types and addressing (50) 12.
 486 --; 1980-98 Bureau FDCs for 17 different prestige booklet se-tenant panes. .. 9.
 487 U.K. Covers and Postal History; 1777-1825 five covers with marks of Morpeth (straight-
  line, two types of mileage marks) – two also have Bishop marks. .. .. 40.
 488 --; 1847 cover London to Ludlow with strip of four and pair of 1841 2d blues. High catalogue
  but fairly poor.  .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 ** --; see also Mixed Lots; Postal Equipment.
 ** U.K. Philatelic Covers; see France 1937
 489 U.K. Postage Lots; 1971-85 u.m. colln. on Windsor vol.2 pages. Commems are complete,
  and there is a decent range of defins (with country stamps) inc. 1977 high values. Face value
  approx. £85. .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 490 --; 1978 miniature sheet (7), 1979 m.s. (10), 1980 m.s. (8), and 1980 Wedgwood booklet
  (8). Face value £35.99 (£1 bid steps accepted for this) .. .. .. 30.
 ** --; see also Booklets above.
 491 U.K. Unfranked Stamps; a large quantity of mainly 19p/2nd, 1st, 25p, 18p, 24p, and 17p
  unfranked stamps on paper. Total face value £391. (c.1,900 stamps) .. .. £150.
 492 --; packet of 18p, 19p/2nd, 25p, 26p, and 27p/1st unfranked stamps on paper. Total face
  value £28.60 .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 493 Islands; 1948-94 comprehensive – substantially complete from 1969 – unmounted mint (few
  early are m.m.) two-volume collection with commems, defins and miniature sheets, and a
  nice range of booklets. Decimal face value estimated to be about £300. .. £160.
* * The notes on the reverse of the Bid Form form part of our terms of business - please read from time
  to time. Explanations of our terms, principles, practices, etc. can be had simply by asking at any time.

General, 18 June 2001   Page 20    Estimate.
  United Kingdom, continued.
 494 Islands; virtually complete u.m. colln. of Guernsey and Jersey 1969-85 in SG One-Country
  album. Appears to be missing only Guernsey 10/- perf.13½x13 and postage dues. Includes a
  few booklets panes and some Alderney. .. .. .. .. 70.
 495 Guernsey; 1942 local cover with Arms ½d (white paper) and pair of Arms 1d on blue paper
  (one damaged). .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 496 Isle of Man; 1973-85 virtually complete u.m. colln. in SG One-Country album. No postage
  dues, the 1978-81 16p scarce perf, and 1985 £5 are missing. .. .. 18.
 497 Jersey; 1969 Postage Due set (6) u.m., cat.£60. .. .. .. 15.
 498 U.K. Perfins; box of mainly modern on and off-paper (100s) .. .. 10.
 499 --; 1957 Scouts set (3) u.m. (marks on 4d gum) with Scroll and “BP” perfin. .. 2.
  x --; see also Mixed Lots (Perfins), and UK 1883.
 500 U.K. Kiloware; carton (about 4kg gross) of defin and commem mix.  .. 8.
 501 --; a similar lot (4kg gross) .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 502 --; large carrier bag with two bags inside; one of modern commem and Christmas kiloware,
  and one of 1,000s of off-paper defins. Total about 1kg. .. .. .. 8.
 503 --; bag with about 1.7kg modern kiloware, general mix. .. .. .. 3.
 504 U.K. Mixed Lots; m. & u. colln. with sparse QV to KG6, m.m./u.m. QE2 commems (inc.
  some m.m. sets of the better phosphors) and some defins (1952 Wildings m.m., 1969 high
  values u.m.) etc. Also binder with mainly used QE commems/defins etc. (100s)  30.
 505 --; used range of QV to KG6 with QV to 5/-, KE7 to 2/6, Seahorses 2/6 (3), 5/-, etc. Mixed
  condition throughout – some heavy, some decent, some with faults. (c.140) .. 28
 506 --; 174 mainly modern used commem sets sorted in packets. Some defins also, and with some dupl. 20.
 507 --; duplicated used country stamps, a few decimal Castles, and “y” series high values sorted
  in packets. S.t.c. a surprising £490. (c.180) .. .. .. .. 12.
 508 --; shoebox crammed with small packets containing duplicated used (up to 100 of each)
  modern commems (7,100+) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 509 --; accum. of all-different used defins (c.200) and commems (c.700) sorted in packets. Many
  modern commems, with about 25% high values. .. .. .. 10.
 510 --; Hagner pages with 57 different commem sets, average used mainly modern (inc. Millenniums) 8.
 511 --; approx. 1,000 used off-paper in two packets – defins, commems etc. .. 6.
 512 --; used accum of mainly modern commems (inc. some higher values), all in multiples (444) 5.
 


THE END OF THE SALE
© Robert Murray 2001


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Abbreviations; a list of abbreviations used is from time to time included in the auction catalogue. We suggest that you keep a copy for future reference.
m./u.m. mounted/unmounted mint
accum. accumulation
l.m.m. lightly mounted mint
colln. collection
g./f.u. good/fine used
seln. selection
v.f.u. very fine used
pmk. postmark
FDC first day cover
cat. catalogue price
s.t.c. stated to catalogue (by vendor)
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S.o.W. "Stamps of the World" catalogue
inc. including
MP Murray Payne George VI catalogue
MC Maltese Cross
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bkt. booklet
lvs. album leaves
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c. circa (usually approximate quantity)
PTSA priced to sell at
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