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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Lots 4453-4462 Lots 4463-4472 Lots 4473-4482 Lots 4483-4492 Lots 4493-4496

Lot 4453 /   

Canal Zone, Mint Collection, 1904-80, an exceptional collection of several hundred single, sets, varieties, errors and more all mint, part is mounted on professionally made pages and the bulk of this holding is still on auction pages with descriptions added for each lot, begins with the first and second issues of 1904 followed by numerous varieties including Scott 56a with a PFC and 56b, antique types, overprints reading down Scott 39d, 52a, 55a n.h. with P.S.E. certificate, etc., "Zone Canal" errors, also unlisted varieties such as an inverted "M" in "Panama", multiples with varieties including pairs and blocks, se-tenants with varieties, booklets and booklet panes, 1924 Arms unissued set overprinted "Specimen" with security punches, Postage Due including J1-J3, Airmail Officials, Postal Stationary cards and more, some n.h. but mostly hinged, a few tropicalized gum, few minor faults are possible but the quality overall is far better than the norm. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,750

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Lot 4454    

Cuba, High End Comprehensive Mint Collection, 1855-1962, An excellent mint collection well written up on professional pages housed in two volumes including auction and dealer lot sheets, Very complete from 1855 up to 1962 missing very few and without Puerto Principe issues however everything else is here in mint single & sets including difficult to find issues. Begins with a nice showing of the Spanish perf and imperforate sets including Isabella 1866-1868 sets, as it progressed you will find Booklet panes, Air Mails, Special Delivery Postage Dues, Newspaper Stamps and more, Quality is well above the norm with fresh and o.g. stamps, Few if any faults, a small collection with a few used is included but not counted in the estimate or Scott value. The Scott value is based on o.g. however there will be some N.H. as well. In addition, some non-Scott Edifil listed is not counted in the Scott value which surpassed $10,000. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

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Lot 4455 //o   

Hawaii, Primarily Mint Collection, 1861-1913, high quality collection is neatly mounted on professionally designed pages with a solid showing of issues between 1864 and 1913 plus excellent back-of-the-book, Officials, Revenues, Post Cards, Envelopes and Reply Cards, Provisional Government overprints in Red & Black also includes two "no period after Gov't" varieties, array of unmounted material on Vario stock pages including a showing of Reprints, Specimens, and Canceled overprints plus more mint Postcards, Reply Cards, etc., few canceled stamps or cards but the collection is mainly mint and high quality throughout, also included is an extensive collection of stamps & covers of the Pineapple Post, a local issue, very few faults and many VF to XF stamps, main collection and the attractive "extras" have a Scott value of $8,000+, ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 4456 /   

Austria, Exceptional All Mint Collection with Key Single & Sets, 1880-1981, A solid mint high quality collection of hundreds of singles and sets housed in a professionally designed binder and well written up pages as well as dealer and auction purchases on lot cards all on Vario pages in a binder. Nice 19th century beginning with a mint #1. And more, Fairly complete from 1890 in singles & sets, extensive holding of Franz Josef definitives, sets with perf. Varieties, varnish bars, Birth day issue, Dolfuss Scott 380, balance of issues to 1945, Semi-Postals, WIPA regular and granite paper plus a single from the Souvenir sheet, Air Posts, Postage Dues, Military Issues, Lombardy, Venetia and much more, some N.H. with the main collection being o.g. Condition is well above the norm with few faults. Viewing is a pleasure online or in person. The auction lots have a Scott value in excess of $15,000. Without counting the main mounted collection in that figure, Therefore a substantial total catalogue value. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $4,000 - 6,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 4457 /   

Belgium, Extraordinary Advanced All Mint Collection, 1858-1970, Several thousand all mint singles, sets, souvenir sheets and booklet panes, plus many dealer and auction lots on original lot sheets, neatly mounted on well described pages, in three packed albums make this one of the finest collections of Belgium that we have had the pleasure to offer. Please view the scans or better in person to appreciate the depth and scope of the scarce and rare items contained in this carefully collected high quality collection. We note selected early items all mint with 1869-1880 Leopold to 5fr. With additional shades noted plus another 5fr.,1893-1900 to 2fr, Albert to 5fr. 1915 set to the 10fr, Helmet set complete, Lion issues with advertising labels including tête-bêche a very comprehensive holding plus booklet panes. Regular issues very complete except for the earliest issues. Semi-Postals have all the better sets including: Red Cross, 1928 Orval Abbey, 1935 Stagecoach sheets of ten, Oval Abbey with the scarce "L" and "Anvers" overprints, Cardinal Mercier set, 1933 Orval Abbey Set, and the balance, Souvenir sheets are here with the 1921 Exhibition sheet of 25, 1924 Exhibition sheet, 1930 Antwerp, 1931 Brussels Exhibition, von Taxia (2), Borgerout and Charleroi, 1938 Basilica proof and more. As nice as the front of the book is the back is simply exceptional with Airmails, Special Delivery, Postage Dues, Military Stamps including German occupation with 1941 Flemish Legion souvenir sheets of four, Gihent perf. And imperf. Sheets, Walloon legion sheets used, Flemish kings sheets of four, Newspaper stamps, Outstanding Parcel Post with a multitude of key sets and singles. A great section of Telegraph stamps followed by German WWI Occupation issues. The collection contains a profusion of singles and sets in the $100. to $1,000. range including many scarce items seldom offered. The condition is of the highest quality with almost all being Fine to Very Fine o.g. or some N.H., a few faults keep this from perfection but its very few. A significant amount of value is in the Scott unlisted material which includes the Advertising labels, Telegraph and Baggage stamps and this figure will be substantial. The Scott value was figured as all o.g. but there will be some N.H. which will add further value. Catalogue without the unlisted is in excess of $42,000. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

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Lot 4458 /   

Belgian Congo, A Desirable Almost Complete Mint Collection, 1886-1960, A well formed mint collection of several hundred quality singles, sets and booklet panes missing only a few rarities and in outstanding condition neatly mounted on well described pages and on original auction lot sheets in two albums mainly o.g. with some N.H. A simply outstanding collection and begins with the 1886 Leopold to the 5fr, 1887-1894 5fr violet and 10fr, 1894 to 5fr, 1898 3.50fr. and 10fr, Congo Belge overprints with additional shades noted, also better booklet panes, Semi-Postals, Parcel Post, Airmails plus the Scott unlisted "Taxes" overprints and a second volume containing Katango and Ruanda-Urundi, A collection containing a profusion of key sets and singles rarely offered this complete, condition is well above the norm and Fine to Very Fine or better with few if any faults. We didn't check for N.H. and counted all as o.g. although some unhinged is likely, Scott value plus a few unlisted in Scott totals over $11,000. This is well worth viewing. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

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Lot 4459    

British America, Mainly Mint Collection, 1850-1990's, wonderful all mint collection neatly presented in 19 albums including 16 Scott specialty albums which includes one album of postal stationery plus a stockbook and two Minkus albums with more modern issues, Includes Bermuda, Falkland Islands, British Guiana/Guyana, Montserrat and Cayman Islands are missing only one or two scarce stamps to complete, Virgin Islands has everything filled, Dominica, St. Helena, St. Vincent, Jamaica, Barbados, St. Lucia, Anguilla, St. Kitts, Tobago and more are included, collector chose the stamps carefully with condition above the norm, select stamps from the 19th century Queen Victoria period however the focus is on 20th century from King Edward VII up with many key sets and a high degree of completion with many pound values, King George VI issues look quite comprehensive as is the Queen Elizabeth II very solid, with earlier issues mainly neatly hinged and it looks all n.h. from 1971-90's; a perfect collection to breakdown for online sales or for a collector wishing a very complete British America holding missing only some classics and rarities, no Canada is included but everything else is here, all clean and fresh, owner stated Scott is $140,000, inspection highly recommended, ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $30,000 - 40,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $15,000

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Lot 4460 /o   

British Europe, High End Cyprus and Gibraltar, 1880-2000, Four albums including two lighthouse, a Davo and the most important a Scott specialty album of High end used singles and sets including better Cyprus with nice quality Victoria and up with significant value, plus the same in Gibraltar again with key stamps into the hundreds of dollars per single or set also a showing of G.B. offices with the scarce used sets. Check this album out as it is worth the effort. The balance in three additional albums has more modern material but value also adds up. Condition is very nice on the better used and Fine to Very fine throughout with a few faults. High catalog value. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 4461 /   

French Offices in China, Mint Collection, 1901-19, very complete collection missing only a few stamps for completion in all mint high quality condition, begins with Canton and followed by Hoi Hao, Kwangehowan, Mongtsen, Pakhoi, Tchongking and Yunnan Fou mainly all mint complete sets plus additional varieties on dealer or auction lot sheets, well worth viewing to appreciate how fresh and complete this outstanding collection is, housed in one album on detailed custom pages, few faults if any, high catalog value, ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $7,500 - 10,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $6,500

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Lot 4462 /   

Denmark, Collection, 1851-1994, advanced very high quality collection of hundreds of mint singles, sets & booklets housed in two albums plus dealer and auction lot sheets with additional purchases, primarily mint o.g. with some n.h. and all carefully selected by a discerning collector who only purchase quality stamps, slew of items well into the many hundreds of dollars each, offered intact as received with all the goodies in place, nice selection of shade for the 1854-1862 issues, later issues also contain scarce shades as well as varieties and a number of complete booklets are present, virtually all key singles and sets are present including King Christian IX, King Frederick, General Post Office issue with both perforations, King Christian X to the 10K, 1918 surcharge, 300th Anniversary both mint & used blocks of four, plus a plethora of period tête-bêche pairs and more varieties, semi-postals, Air Post, Late Fee, Postage Dues, Military, Officials, Newspaper, Parcel Post, a nice section of local issues and more, unmounted Auction lots are spectacular with a number of early issues in excellent condition almost all with 4 margins and o.g. or n.h., collection should be viewed to fully appreciate its depth and scope, Fine to Very Fine or better is the rule with few faults, neatly mounted and well described, catalog is conservatively figured as o.g. but there will be n.h. found as all are in mounts, Scott and a few Facit listed items, shades are taken at the lowest Scott value, with a total of $26,700. ex-Windsor.
Estimate    $5,000 - 7,500.

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