Lot 2363British Commonwealth, Collection, 1840-1960, extensive collection all neatly mounted in 18 large size binders, the majority of the 19th Century material is used and the vast majority of the 20th century is mint, several Pound values can be found throughout the collection and the real value of the collection is in the King Edward VII through the King George V era, the highlights are far to many to list all, but to touch on but a few, includes a very fine used Great Britain section represented by over 50 Penny Blacks and many early Pound values including a £5 Orange, £1 Seahorse and a £1 PUC, plus 1870 1½d rosy mauve mint (S.G. 53a), Gibraltar includes the £5 mint, Hong Kong with a fine mint and used selection, Ceylon with "Specimen" on the High values, Falkland Islands almost complete collection, Canada Jubilee series mint to the $5, Kenya and Uganda mint £1-£3 values mint, plus the £10, £50 and £100 values with "Specimen" overprints, the good Malta 10sh is present mint, Sierra Leone shows strength throughout, plus much more, a few fiscal cancels are noted on some of the used high values, but the overall condition is well above average, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire such a fine intact collection.
Estimate $125,000 - 150,000.
THIS COLLECTION SHOULD BE INSPECTED IN PERSON TO FULLY APPRECIATE.
Lot 2364 /oBritish Commonwealth, Accumulation, strong assemblage of sets and singles on black stock cards and larger pages, mostly mint including n.h. and some used throughout, features Straights Settlements KGVI 1¢ Japanese Occupation sheet of 100 (SG cat. £1350) and much more, well worth careful inspection, generally fine to very.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 2365 /oBritish Commonwealth, Collection, oldtime collection of issues on pages in four early albums, with good to better singles and short sets throughout; includes Rhodesia first issue to mid-values and good later, Togo with KGV occupational specimens, early Hong Kong QV issues, Malaya Exposition overprint issues, mint N.W.P.I., useful Canada and Provinces, C.G.H. and some Mafeking issues, good mint Cyprus with early issues present, Mauritius with four margin 1848 1d QV intermediate impression used (Scott 3b, cat $2,850) and a 1859 2d pair as well as a host of later issues, good Strait Settlement issues, G.B. from #1 on, mint Bechuanaland and useful India, and much more, worth proper evaluation.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2366British Commonwealth, Cover & Card Accumulation, 19th and 20th century, neat accumulation of approximately a couple hundred better items including postcards, postal stationery etc., nice selection of 19th Century Great Britain and much 20th Century Colonial material, generally WWII era or earlier, featuring Registered, Censored, Airs etc., nice holding, worth inspection, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 2367 /oBritish Commonwealth, Collection, housed in various Scott albums and numerous presentation folders; includes Great Britain separate mint and used collection, used starting with 1840 1d & 2d with later QV issues including additional plate singles, later high values including 1891 £1, later King issues including seahorses, etc., mint collection from 1856 with a pleasant showing of early issue with strong completion from 1930's on, also Channel Islands including 1993-2006 modern presentation packs, various Commonwealth countries mostly mint with strength in 1930-40's with some earlier material.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2368 /oBritish Commonwealth, Sundry, mix of material in two large boxes; including modern inverted errors, India, Canada, Bermuda #26 specialized, G.B., Ireland including gutter pairs, etc.; inspect.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2369 //oBritish Commonwealth, Accumulation, 19th and 20th Century mint and used accumulation in a large box on stock pages, album pages, stock cards, approval pages and in glassines, including runs of sets and singles of Cayman Islands, Gibraltar and Malta on small dealer cards in files boxes, also folders of Great Britain and Canada, groups of smaller colonies present, inspection highly recommended, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2370 /oBritish Commonwealth, Collection, 1940-70s, in four Scott Albums impressive 20th Century mostly mint collection in mounts, well-filled with/mint sets and singles, much n.h., nice KGVI including Silver Wedding and better QEII Definitive sets throughout, great opportunity to obtain a clean, fresh collection, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2371British Commonwealth, Souvenir Sheet and Modern Issues Accumulation, hoard of issues on dealer pages filling large box, mostly souvenir sheets with the occasional sets, much in African and island countries, much topical interest throughout, no doubt substantial overall catalog value; please inspect.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2372 /oBritish Pacific, Collections, mostly mint issues on album pages; includes near complete Aitutaki issues, Cook Islands with some choice early issues and later completion including the 1931 fiscal issues and some better later fiscals, nice showing of Niue and Penrhyn Island issues; nice fresh material with condition well above the norm, owner's S.G. cat £3,193.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.