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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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The Marshall Bartlett Collection Balances

Lots 2832-2841 Lots 2842-2851 Lots 2852-2861 Lots 2862-2871 Lots 2872-2881 Lots 2882-2891 Lots 2892-2901 Lots 2902-2904

Lot 2842 /o   

British Asia, Collection, 1918-1950s, comprises Aden (nearly complete mint & used 1937-55, #1-12 only used), Bahrain (complete mint & used 1942-55), Burma, Iraq, Nepal, Kuwait, Pakistan and Palestine; almost nothing cataloging over $150.
Scott approximately $8,500    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,400

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Lot 2843 /o   

British Commonwealth, Balance, mix of material on album pages, in glassine, stockcards, etc.; from early classics to better later high values and mint sets, Hong Kong worth checking; inspect.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $1,450

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Lot 2844 /o   

British Guiana, Collection, 1852-1951, starts with G.B. used in Georgetown (A1-3), then includes (used unless noted with "*") #6 (no margins), 8 (2), 9, 10 (5), 12 (2), 17*, 6* (2), 74a* (no gum), 80 (5), 9*, 124, 145, 171 (2 + 1*) and 239a* (n.h.!).
Scott approximately $60,000    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

Realized: $11,000

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Lot 2845 /o   

British Honduras, Collection, 1866-1966. Nearly complete both mint & used including used #1-17 used (8x 17), 20 mint & used, 26 used (3).
Scott approximately $11,000    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $3,000

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Lot 2846 /o   

British Post Offices Abroad, Collection, 1880s-1953, Africa, Morocco & the Turkish Empire fairly complete (plus shades) both mint & used, plus 59 G.B. used on British Levant (£4180), including a 5/- used in Suez and two in Constantinople.
Scott approximately $11,000    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,800

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Lot 2847 /o   

British Pacific, Collection, 1920-1965, an atypical lot with almost no duplication; most of the value in New Guinea including #18-30 mint and 31-45 used plus a used block of the £1 (45); also includes a few Cook Islands (with Mn.h. #192-194), Nauru (with #30a used), Norfolk Island (1947-66 complete mint, but mostly LH).
Scott $2,800    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2848 o   

Bushire, Collection, 1915, comprises N1 (pair, one without period after Occupation), N3 (strip of 4, one without period), N7 (strip of 4), N11 (2), N12b (no period) & N13; also includes Great Britain 6d gray "I.R. Official" (O6) canceled by an 1889 Bushire squared circle from the Indian Post Office in Bushire, which was normally used only on stamps of India; all F-VF.
Scott $3,410+    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2849 /o   

Canadian Provinces, Collection, 1851-1872, includes (used unless noted with "*" for unused wog) British Columbia & Vancouver Island #2 (2), 7* & 8* (2 each), 9, 11 (3), 13*, 16 (4, one faded); New Brunswick #1 (5 + a pair), 2 (5) and 56 "Cents" Issue; Nova Scotia #2R-4R, 11P4, 1 (5), 2 (11), 3 (6 + one*), 4 (2, one cleaned pen cancel), 5 (2) plus 46 "Cents" Issue; and Prince Edward Island #1 (one mint, o.g., one used), 2, 3 (one mint, o.g., one used) plus 46 #4/16.
Scott approximately $44,000    Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.

Realized: $6,000

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Lot 2850 /o   

Newfoundland, Collection, 1857-1947, highlights include (used unless noted with "*") #2 (F+, R.P.S. certificate), 12 (3), 13 (4), 15 (thinned,VF appearance, B.P.A. certificate), 21 (4), 23 (8); better unused 19th century "Cents" Issues are without gum, 20th nearly all o.g.; just about complete both mint & used from #61 (plus duplicates) including 76 (mint & used and 88c* (Fine, o.g., small corner thin); Airmails include C3f on cover, C12 and C18 used.
Scott approximately $70,000    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

Realized: $11,500

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Lot 2851 o/   

Canada, Railway Post Offices Collection, of several dozen covers and 100+ stamps written-up on pages; with postmarks from early 19th century up to the 1950's; nice group for the specialist.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $325

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