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The Robert A. Mason Collection of Worldwide Revenues

Lots 4497-4506 Lots 4507-4516 Lots 4517-4526 Lots 4527-4529

Lot 4497 /o   

Asia, Revenue Accumulation, wide mix of countries and issues including stock arranged in glassines, stock book, stock & album pages, etc.; includes useful to good stocks of Japan, Thailand & China in glassines, modern Indonesia tobacco issue collection and stock of earlier issues, Thailand Insurance issues on documents, revenue used on cover, strong China issues including PRC and many on document items, Laos & Nepal issues, stockbook with revenues, Christmas seals, locals, etc. with countries with strength in Japan, little Manchukou, etc.; a nice group for the specialist.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 4498 /o/   

Queensland, Revenue & Railway Parcel Issue Collection, housed on pages in early binder; starting with the 1866 QV issues to the high value with shades and some mint including multiples, 1857 QV issues with good completion with additional mint, shades, scarce 1sh vertical pair imperf between, 2sh used on cover, etc., late issues in similar fashion including some better high value, specimens, scarce proof multiples, etc., some other issues including insurance issues, etc., railway issues including a nice showing of Queensland Government Railway issues including specimen cancels, also includes a scarce Cairns-Mulgrave issue.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 4499 /o/   

Victoria, Revenue Issue Collection, housed on pages in early binder; starting with a nice selection of 1871 Statute issues with many broken down to the various printings, highlights including the ½d on 1d mint o.g. and on cover, 1d with two singles on cover, 3d & 4d issues with postal cancels, couple 10sh values and two £5 values and a reprint set with £5 with two different overprint types, 1879 Adhesive Stamp Duty issues in similar fashion including 1d blue green pair on cover, 1d ocher tied on newspaper piece, 6d + 2d postage mixed franking on registered cover, better 35sh value present, £6-£9 issues most with duplicates, similar higher values, etc., later issue high values present, etc., also including Cattle & Motor Transfer issues.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 4500 /o/   

Western Australia, Revenue & Railway Parcel Issue Collection, housed on pages in early binder; starting with 1881 Swan overprint issues with green overprints and black surcharge up to the £1 value and a 2d on cover, following 1882 Swan issues with value up to the £1 10sh value with duplication showing a range of cancels, also includes nine on cover usage including fiscal/postage mixed franking, multiple franking to England, mixed franking registered to England, etc., telegraph stamps including the scarce 6d present, 1904-23 Swan issues with nice showing but missing the scarcer high values, 1941-56 New Designs and following issue, also a useful section of Western Australia Govt. Railway issues.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 4501 /o   

Australia & States, Railway Parcel Stamp Accumulation, several thousand items housed in stockbooks, album pages and in glassines arranged in two boxes, encompassing the array of issues; includes various New South Wales Government Railway issues early the later town name issues with the array of towns, includes at least a couple on piece usages from Katoomba (pence issue) & Burwood (cents issues), also Official overprint issues, Tramways issues, etc., Commonwealth Railway issues, S.A. Railways, Silverton Tramways Ltd., Queensland Government Railways with early locomotive and later town designation issues including multiples, T.G.R. Parcel Stamp issues including a substantial holding identified pane positional, VR Parcel Stamp issues, Westrail issues, Victorian Railway issues, some T.G.Rys. issues, etc., some ephemera items including tickets; a wealth of material, inspection high recommended for complete evaluation.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 4502 /o   

Australia & States, Revenue Accumulation, mix of material (mostly States) housed mostly on stock and album pages; includes a nice run of Beer stamps of Commonwealth as well as N.S.W., Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria & W.A., couple nice collections of N.S.W. Stamp Duty issues 1865-1916, Victoria Stamp Duty Stock with many high values £5-£100 in pleasant duplication, Australia Tax Instalment issues, Queensland Unemployment Insurance collection, and much more; worth proper evaluation.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 4503 /o   

Austria, & Hungary Revenue Accumulation, of collections and stocks on pages and in glassines; Austria with a nice selection of early stamp paper items and later large commerce with various issues and denominations, some of the early stamp issues including stock and a nice collection of 20th century revenues, railway, training issues, labels, etc., Hungary in similar fashion with a useful early collection on album pages, municipal issue collections, stocks and a fair amount of more modern bundleware.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 4504 /o   

Belgium, Revenue Accumulation, collection and stock housed on album and stock pages; collection with a number of issues starting with large section of 1862-84 Bill of Exchange issues, 1920-23 Receipt issues, Advertising Poster issues imperf & perf, Stock Exchange, Conveyance Tax, Luxury Tax and Freight Stamps, with additional other later Fiscal issues, stockbook of cigarette issues, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 4505 /o   

British Commonwealth, Revenue Stock, massive holding of many thousands encompassing nearly every country in the Commonwealth, mostly arranged on glassines by country in various boxes and all housed in two large boxes; includes Australia and States with strength in dozens of Beer stamps and strong range of various other issues, Stellaland issues, some B.C.A. issues, British South Africa high values, early St. Lucia and St. Vincent, Sarawak, Seychelles, Southern Rhodesia, Strait Settlement including KEVII $500 value and various state overprint issues with issues into the high values, strong showing of South Africa, Cape of Good Hope and Griqualand West with a nice showing of G overprint types, Natal with early embossed, Ceylon including telegraph issues, Fiji, strong Hong Kong, interesting mix of K.U.T., New Zeal and with a nice showing of Beer stamp issues, Stamp Duty including 5 color franking on piece with a £300 value, some other useful heavy duplication stocks in envelopes; lots of scarce and seldom seen material, inspection a must for full evaluation.
Estimate    $4,000 - 6,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 4506 /o   

British Commonwealth, Revenue Issues Balance, large box mostly filled with a eclectic and haphazard mix of material on various pages, envelopes, approval books, etc.; spot check of the material includes Jamaica Telegraphs, Burma stamped revenue paper, India issues including multiples, South Africa KGV issues, Cape of Good Hope, Ceylon, Hong Kong including small hoard of Contract Notes on documents, Sierra Leone QV sheets, Antigua QV mint multiples, Trinidad & Tobago on documents and a host of other documents, some Mauritius, Fiji high value revenues, items on auction pages and stock cards worth checking; a wealth of material, inspection a must.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lots 4497-4506 Lots 4507-4516 Lots 4517-4526 Lots 4527-4529

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