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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Foreign Country Collections

Lots 2772-2781 Lots 2782-2791 Lots 2792-2801 Lots 2802-2811 Lots 2812-2821 Lots 2822-2831

Lot 2772    

Africa, Collection, 1864-1940, mint collections of Liberia & Ethiopia neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; Ethiopia with good representation including many complete good sets including back-of-the-book, similar Liberia from 1864 issues including a few good "Ordinary" handstamp issues, some good later high values, back-of-the-book, etc.; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $725

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Lot 2773    

Andorra, Collection, 1929-42, well formed mint collection neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; Spanish Admin. includes the 1929 set and back-of-the-book, French Admin. virtually complete including 1931 first issues, long set and complete dues; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2774 /o   

Australian States, Collection, mostly mint neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; somewhat sparse in early issues with some good later mint, useful Western Australia, Victoria with some good high values in completion in later issues, some good dues and ficals, Tasmania with some good early issues and a mix of mostly mint later, useful mint South Australia and Queensland with later mint completion, similar N.S.W. with better high values and back-of-the-book; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 2775    

Australia, Collection, 1913-40, well formed mint collection neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; starting with 1913 first issue Roos to the 5sh, similar 1915-20 & 1929-30 issues, good showing of the KGV definitives, near complete from 1930 including 5sh Sydney Harbour, Kookabura sheet, few good early dues and later set, officials; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $2,500

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Lot 2776 /o   

Austria, Collection, 1850-1940, well formed mostly mint collection neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; selection of early Arms and Josef issues mixed */o with much completion mostly mint from 1867 on, includes 1908 set, 1910 Birthday set, following Coat of Arms with high values, 10s Dolfuss, etc., completion in semi's with 1931 Rotary set n.h., 1933 WIPA singles, airs complete, dues approaching completion, military, occupationals and offices; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,600

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Lot 2777 /o   

Belgium, Collection, 1849-1940, well formed mostly mint collection neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; 1849-61 imperf issues mostly used complete and following perf'd mostly mint, 1866 Brussel prints complete including an exception well centered full o.g. 1fr (cat $2,000, with Sismondo cert.), virtually complete thereafter including 1869-78 to the scarce 5fr, later King issues complete, label issues complete, 1919 Helmut issue complete, 1921 Expo sheet of 25 and 4, 1930 Expo sheet, etc., semi-postal complete lacking only the 1934 Expo sheets, other back-of-the-book strong including #Q5 (gum creases, with cert.), etc.; a wonderful collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $3,750

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Lot 2778    

Belgian Africa, Collection, 1886-1938, well formed mint collection neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; Congo with first two issues lacking only the top values and second issue unissued high values present, 1894-1901 Views lacking only #29 for completion, following issues approaching completion, back-of-the-book including #Q3 (with Friedl cert, cat $1,200) and Q5, also a nice run of Belgian East Africa issues; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,500

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Lot 2779    

Bermuda, Collection, 1865-1940, well formed mint collection (couple used items) neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; QV issues strong missing most of the 1874-75 surcharges, with virtually complete later including the good high values present; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2780    

British Africa, Collection, well formed mint collection to 1940 neatly displayed in mounts on pages in album; includes Bastoland near complete, Bechuanaland with complete first issues, 1887 issue to the 2sh, etc., B.E.A. with a nice run of 1890-94 issue to the 5r Zanzibar issue ovpts and good later widowhead high values, C.G.H. with some later completion, E. Africa & Uganda with better KEVII & KGV high values, Gambia complete to 1912 and strong later, strong Gold Coast with some later completion, KUT, Lagos with a good showing of QV issues on, Mauritius with strong later completion, good New Britain issues, Nigeria lacking mostly just the high values, Nyasaland with some good early high values, Rhodesia with first issues complete to the £1, 1891 surcharge complete and good later completion including double heads to the shilling values, Seychelles Islands nearing completion, Sierra Leone with strong early issues, etc.; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $10,500

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Lot 2781 /o   

British Asia, Collection, 1862-1940, well formed mostly mint collection neatly displayed in mounts on album pages; includes mint Brunei with first two set near complete and some completion thereon, strong mint Burma nearing completion, Ceylon virtually all mint with strong completion in later issues, useful to good Hong Kong mostly mint with good runs of issue to high values and some later completion, mint Labuan sparse in early issues with a few good QV surcharges and later completion, similar North Borneo, Sarawak nearing completion mint with some later sets into the 1950's and mint Strait Settlements sparse in early issues and later runs to the dollar values, 1907 Labuan overprint set complete, etc.; a nice collection with condition well above the norm.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $6,250

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