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Sale 85: The Westpex Sale

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Europe to French Polynesia

Lots 2701-2710 Lots 2711-2720 Lots 2721-2727

Lot 2711    

Falkland Islands, Covers, accumulation of more than 275 items, excellent variety mostly from the 1940-60's including some earlier, postal cards with ‘Specimen’ overprints, etc.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2712    

Falkland Islands, Edward VII & George V Accumulation, 1904-33, mint & used of more than 450 stamps arranged on stockpages (Scott cat. $8,000+); nice old-time holding with numerous better items and a few margin blocks, but unchecked for color & perforation varieties.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,700

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Lot 2713 /o   

Falkland Islands, Balance, 1930-60's, highly miscellaneous balance of several hundred mint & used stamps, good quantity of better sets including 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1948 Silver Wedding, 1952 KGVI and 1960 QEII definitives, early picture postcards, banknotes, etc.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 2714 /o   

Falkland Islands Dependencies, 1938-1950 George VI Pictorial Issue Holding, pictorial set and overprints for Graham Land, South Georgia, South Orkneys & South Shetlands, huge accumulation formed over 40 years, strong showing of the unoverprinted set including high-values: 5sh (Mint x20, Used x21), 10sh (Mint x17, Used x23), £1 (Mint x16, Used x17) plus well over 3,500 unoverprinted and overprinted additional stamps, with much specialist material including requisition numbers, imprint blocks, shades, some better postmarks such as Fox Bay, etc. (Scott cat. $20,000+).
Estimate    $4,000 - 6,000.

Selected Images.

Realized: $2,500

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Lot 2715    

Falkland Islands Dependencies, 1946 George VI Polar Maps Covers, more than 150 philatelic covers, unchecked for minor varieties, an unusually large old-time holding.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Selected Images.

Realized: $250

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Lot 2716 /o/   

France, Stock, 1849-1900's, of approximately 115 covers and over a dozen stamps housed in two cover albums; with a focus on 19th century on cover starting with #1 single usages on three covers, #3 mint and #3a used, later highlights including 1853 cover to Boston with a mixed 4-color Napoleon - Ceres issue franking, some wrapper and attractive newspaper usages, 1867 usage Tulscha to Messina bearing 80c single franking, dozens of nice Bordeaux issue frankings, early due usages, "Poste Serbes" censor cover, newspaper issues, etc.; condition well above the normal with nice 4-margin stamps the rule throughout.
Estimate    $15,000 - 20,000.

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Lot 2717 /o/   

France, Collection, 1849-1900, mostly used and covers arranged on pages in springback album; used with mostly multiple copies and includes some multiples; nice range of first issues with covers for each denomination including 1fr dark carmine on and off cover, 1853-60 Napoleon issues well represented in similar fashion including, 80c strip of six on piece, 1fr used and re-impression, later with nice mixed issue frankings usages, 1869 5fr used on piece, some nice later Bordeaux issue usages, mixed of later material, etc.; with nice condition throughout, inspection highly recommended.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $4,000

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Lot 2718 //o   

France, Collection, nice collection in Scott album, includes ear lies mostly used, latter (1924 on) mostly mint; very high degree of completeness and condition is well above normal; also contains good selection of Offices in China; Scott catalog $12,500+.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2719 /   

France, Mint Blocks, 1927-31, corner margin blocks of Maury #246-251, 253-256, 266-269 & 275-277; all bright and fresh, few stamps with hinged thins. Maury No. 246//277 €6,300 ($7,020).
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 2720 o   

France, Mint N.H. Stock, 1930-40's, singles, pairs and blocks arranged on stockpages, with fresh sets and good single items in occasional modest to moderate duplication, many margin items, etc.; owner's Maury cat €12,000, inspect.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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