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Topical & Olympics Collections

Lots 2933-2942 Lots 2943-2947

Lot 2933 /o/   

Worldwide, Cat Topical Collection, large specialized cat collection comprising post card, trade cards, stamps, first day covers and other collectibles, there are two albums of stamps, 582 post cards in 6 albums, 96 trade cards in two albums, 8 cat books, 36 FDCs, 31 covers including FDCs in mailer, 15 misc items, 6 squeaker cards, 3 oversize PPC, 4 embossed cards, 2 Halloween pieces, 2 die cuts, 7 calendars, etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2934    

Worldwide, Europa Accumulation, few thousand in two large boxes, loose or identified in small envelopes to circa 2000, including the better early souvenir sheet usages, virtually complete for period including non-European countries, clean.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $475

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Lot 2935    

Worldwide, Europa Never Hinged Accumulation, loose in full banker, all bought from the beginning as new issues, loose or identified in small envelopes to circa 2000, virtually complete including multiples, souvenir sheets, few listed varieties and deluxe proofs, retail cost tens of thousands of dollars paid over the decades, includes non-European countries, clean.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 2936 P   

Worldwide, (Olympics) France, 1924 25c Olympic, Trial Color Proof in Orange & Lilac, Very Fine and scarce, a lovely item for the specialist.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $260

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Lot 2937    

Worldwide, (Olympics) Greece, 1896 Olympics, includes 5l on 5l Hermes Head Postal card to Spain tied by Athens 1896 cds, plus 25l Olympic Issue on small cover to the United States tied by Athens 1896 cds, Very Fine pair.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $240

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Lot 2938    

Worldwide, (Olympics) Olympic Collection, 1896-1984, comprehensive mint collection on specialized Olympic album pages in 21 volumes, volume one ranges from 1896-1952 feat. Greece 1896 first Olympic set Scott #117-28 and 1906 184-97, both sets fresh and attractive in mounts, also other complete sets through 1952, balance of collection is mostly complete through 1984 including imperfs, practically all premium items present, minor condition issues throughout, great opportunity to obtain an intact Olympic collection.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $1,800

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Lot 2939    

Worldwide, (Olympics) Olympic Cover Collection, accumulation of both Winter and Summer Games in six cover albums, a wide variety of usage, cancels, frankings etc., worth inspection.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $900

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Lot 2940 /   

Worldwide, (Olympics) Olympic Games Dealer's Stock, pristine very fine never hinged (98%) dealers stock of the Olympic games, both summer and winter, beginning with the early issues and ending with recent issues, all approximately 2500 sets and singles are identified and set on 104 cards, amazing variety and depth of countries including Latin America and other difficult countries, very limited duplication and would make a great basis for a collection, total retail prices exceed $21,000, a nice lot.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $1,300

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Lot 2941 /o   

Worldwide, (Olympics) Summer Olympics Collection, one stockbook of all stamps issued by the host countries up until 1996, noted is the 1896 set used including couple high values with first day postmarks, plus the 1896 Olympic set overprinted mint, and the 1906 Olympic set used, most all is mint and includes souvenir sheets, please inspect.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 2942    

Worldwide, (Olympics) United States, 1932 Summer Olympics, large size cover used locally franked with pairs of 3¢ + 5¢ Summer Olympic Issue & 2¢ Winter Olympic tied by Los Angeles duplex cancels, additionally the cover bears a Olympic Vignette which is tied (scarce thus), the cover bears several autographs of Olympians, including Harold "Dutch" Smith (diver, gold medalist at the 1928 games), Georgia Coleman (diver & gold medalist at the 1932 games), John Paulsen (swimmer), Dorthy Poynton (diver & gold medalist at the 1932 games), Mackey Riley (diver & gold medalist at the 1932 games), Clarence "Buster" Crabbe (swimmer & gold medalist at the 1932 games) and others, also signed by the Mayor of Los Angeles and the Governor of California, reverse shows seven additional Olympic vignettes tied and another 3¢ Olympic adhesive, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $160

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