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Switzerland to Viet Nam

Lots 3163-3172 Lots 3173-3175

Lot 3163 /o   

Switzerland, Stock, 1850-1960's, massive accumulation in 3 old time stockbooks, very well filled with emphasis on mid-range $5-20 items with some up to $100 cat., earlier high value often faulty with later clean, much colorful topical material, including airmails, official and other back-of-the-book; owner's approximately cat value by Zumstein exceeds CHF 35,000.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 3164 /o   

Switzerland, Collection, 1851-1939, neatly arranged in stockbook; starting with a few early Arms and a run of mostly 4-margin imperf Helvetia issues, following perf'd issues to the high values, strong showing of later definitives including goode tete-beche, 1914-30 high value Views complete mint (181-185, cat $1,097), 1934 NABA souvenir sheet n.h. (cat $825), includes a run of mint semi-postal and airs mint with some duplication, dues and a better official set needing to be checked.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $675

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Lot 3165 /o   

Switzerland, Collection, 1880-1930's, selection of mostly mint in early Swiss album; starting with the 1882-89 Numerals including better white paper issues with 12c mint (cat $300) and 15c used (cat $400), 1900 UPU mint missing only better 25c, 1907-25 definitives including better mint value present, tete-beche and se-tenant pairs, early semi-postal mint sets through to the 1930's, dues and franchise issues; nice material throughout.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $375

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Lot 3166 /o   

Switzerland, Canton Bern Revenue Collection, 1800-1990's, specialized collection neatly mounted and identified on pages in Scott album, appears virtually complete, with 496 Cantonal and 700 municipal issues from 85 different towns; starting with an additional 1809-1833 pre-stamp documents and also 17 1960-70's city of Bern receipts, includes some variety including tete-beche and booklet panes; choice condition, 1999 Gainon catalog value SFr 7,256 for listed items ($7,256).
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Lot 3167 /o   

Switzerland, Canton Luzern Revenue Stock, 1878-1957, of over 2,000 stamps arranged and identified in stockbook, starting with Gainon #1//29 (51), several multiples with block of 40 of #209 on document, includes 24 unlisted items; duplication modest to heavy on many issues, 1999 Gainon catalog SFr 7,694 ($7,694).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 3168 /o   

Syria & Lebannon, Collections, collection/stock housed in albums and stockbooks; Syria starting with a selection of French Occupation, Alaouites & Latakia issues */o, Alexandretta issues complete n.h. except last regular issue (cat $725), Syria from 1925 with majority mint in n.h. sets and some parallel used, with good to better sets present including most of the 1930-40's sets present including fiscals and horse sets, 1950 with sets accompanied by imperf pair sets, C141a x6 (cat $65 each) and similar C143a sheets, etc., good completion in material to the 1970's, with additional mint in stock books with modest to moderate duplication including blocks, Lebanon in similar fashion from the 1920's including better regular issue sets and well as good airs and air semi-postal, etc.; some toning affecting some items with the majority of n.h. nice and fresh, well worth careful evaluation.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $1,500

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Lot 3169 /o   

Tannu Tuva, Collection, 1926-43, on Palo hingeless album pages; mint completion in 1926-27 issues, some 1932-32 surcharges, later mixed */o sets including the scarce 1938 color change set n.h. (#99-103, cat $500 with Sismondo cert.), good 1943 issues, etc.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $575

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Lot 3170    

Tunisia, French Forces in Tunisia Collection, of 10 covers, 40 post cards and some other additional items mounted on exhibition pages; from 1882 expedition cover to 1900-20 occupational usages with a nice range of military handstamp cachets, later Southern area usages, etc.; scarce group, includes the 2013 D. Trapnell brochure regarding these items.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Complete Images.

Realized: $450

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Lot 3171 /o   

Uruguay, Collection, 1856-67, of over 55 stamps well annotated on album pages; includes complete set of 1856 Diligencia issues mint (Scott 1-3, alone cat $1,350) plus a set of forgeries, 4 used, 5 mint, 6 in shades, 7-8 used, 9-10 mint, 11 mint in shades plus forgery, 12 used plus forgery, 13 used x3, 14a mint, 15 shades x2 used, 16 used, 17 mint, 18 shades x2 mint, 20 in salmon shade (rare), mint with 21b & 22, 23a, 24-30 with additional used showing the six major plate errors, etc.; condition varies however a bit better then normally encountered, owner's 2013 Yvert cat €5,271.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 3172    

Uruguay, Cover Group, 1880-1995, approximately 100 items; with postal stationery, diverse frankings, cancel interest, includes meters, registered, airmail; mixed condition, please inspect.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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