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Worldwide Collections

Lots 2566-2575 Lots 2576-2585 Lots 2586-2595 Lots 2596-2605 Lots 2606-2613

Lot 2566 /o   

Worldwide, Collection, 1840-1940, housed in three bulging Scott International albums, with many better issues throughout; starting with Abyssinia (Ethiopia) with many good mint sets noted, Armenia with numerous "Z" overprints and surcharges worth checking, Andorra (Spanish) with the 1931-38 control number set mint (Scott 13a-22a, cat $308) and without control 40c key value (#31A, cat $700), Argentina with better early issues, Australia with many better used high value Roos, Belgium packed with issues including back-of-the-book, useful Canada including revenues, good Canal Zone, C.G.H. from better triangles, Ceylon, China from a selection of small dragon issues on with better later, Denmark with some good earlier issues, useful Fiji, strong France from first issue on including Offices and Colonies, Great Britain highlighted by a mint and used 1840 1d black issue with good later, useful India with States, Italy strong with good later mint issues including back-of-the-book, Peru with better early issues on, good Switzerland, Tuscany with three better mint (no gum) issues (one with cert., Scott cat $10,000+), also one volume of Russia (to the 1990's) with many good singles and sets throughout; condition varies with much material throughout, careful inspection highly recommended.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

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Lot 2567 /o   

Worldwide, Collection, 1940-2000s, large collection of tens of thousands of stamps housed in 32 large Scott International albums, with most countries well represented throughout; some of the stronger countries include strong Belgium, Canada, France (well filled with strength in mint) with airmails and colonies, Germany with some earlier material, India including earlier officials and revenues, Israel with tabs, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Spain, strong mint Switzerland, Thailand and useful British Commonwealth throughout, perhaps the best is the "China" with Taiwan and good PRC including Thoughts of Mao set used CTO (cat $750) and earlier non-reprint material; inspection recommended for evaluation.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

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Lot 2568

Worldwide, Fournier "Album de Fac-similés" Collection, original two volume collection of hundreds of items assembled by L'Union Philatélique de Genève; first volume with title page "No. 2" originally owned by E. Friederich, President of L'Union Philatélique de Genève (Friedrich led the effort to produce sample collections for sale to the philatelic community), with additional material including various original Fournier packet envelopes, facsimile price sheets and circular correspondences addressed to various dealers including Henry Heckler and Warren H. Colson; the 2 volume work shows completion and includes additional material mounted in margins, volume one includes the special "Pages Réservées Aux Experts"; with other additional notes, material and Ragatz book The Fournier Album of Philatelic Forgeries, ex-C. Walske.
Estimate    $6,000 - 8,000.

Realized: $12,000

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Lot 2569

Worldwide, Fournier "Album de Fac-similés" Collection, original collection of hundreds of items assembled by L'Union Philatélique de Genève; with title page "No. 17", country pages showing near completion in the reproductions (missing a few items and a postmark and surcharge cut), includes the special "Pages Réservées Aux Experts" (12 pages) with hundreds of additional items, additional "Obliterations", "Surcharges" and "E'preuve des Cliches dont les Timbres N'Existent Plus au Stock" sections; a deluxe early edition, some toning affecting some items at the front of the collection.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized: $3,500

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Lot 2570 /o   

Worldwide, Collection - Part I Aden-Italy, 1840-1940, mint and used substantial collection in two Scott International albums, better country sections including much British Commonwealth with KGV Jubilees and KGVI sets, also Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bavaria, Belgium & Colonies, Canada, Canal Zone, China, Cyrenaica, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany & States, Great Britain & Offices, Greece, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Iceland, Italy & Colonies, France and Community, Latin America, Portugese Colonies, Scandinavia etc., condition varies, huge catalog value, careful inspection will prove rewarding, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $2,800

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Lot 2571 /o   

Worldwide, Collection - Part II Ivory Coast-Zululand, 1840-1940, mint and used substantial collection in two Scott International albums, better country sections including much British Commonwealth with/KGV Jubilees and KGVI sets, also Japan, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands & Colonies, Newfoundland, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Borneo, Norway, Persia, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saar, Sarawak, Serbia, Spain & Colonies, South Africa, Straight Settlements, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay and Venezuela, condition varies, huge catalog value, well worth inspection, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $3,250

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Lot 2572 /o   

Worldwide, Collection, oldtime collection housed in 5 albums, with early classics to the 1920-30's; includes much of early Latin America including states, Korea, French Colonies and Offices including a good run of mint China sets, useful Germany, Iceland with #O1, early Japan worth checking, Switzerland with Rayon types, a little Br. Commonwealth, etc.; lots of material, worth inspection.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $5,500

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Lot 2573    

Worldwide, Cover Stock, dealer's back up worldwide cover stock of around 1000 covers all sleeved and priced from all over the globe, many better and interesting items, mostly older commercial mail with stationery, registered and censors with minimal duplication; owner's retail exceeds $18,000.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 2574 /o   

Worldwide, Collection, in 1928 Scott Album; several countries strong including United States (Scott $7,170, including mint set 1901 Pan-Americans, nice used 65¢ Zeppelin, etc.) and especially Australia with Kangaroo high values 1935 £1 Gray (cat. $375), 1932 10/- Pink and Gray (cat. $225) and 1930 £2 dull red and black (x4 cat. $3,700!); condition overall pretty nice.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $2,000

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Lot 2575 /o   

Worldwide, Collection, in 15 Scott albums; tens of thousands of stamps from 19th century British Commonwealth to modern Latin America and everything in between, useful to good issues throughout, lots of mint Europe 1940-60's and early used, some good China, includes some covers including early G.B., etc.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $2,500

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