Lot 3277 /oJapan, Classics Collection, 1871-76. 99 stamps, neatly displayed on quadrille pages, including mint #1-4, used #2 (2) and 3; some are plated; nice group of perforated Dragons to 5s, some plated; chrysanthemum designs present used and mint, to 1875, with considerable catalog value; this collection needs careful review, forgeries not present, please inspect.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3278 /oLatin America, Miscellaneous, 1862-1877. Balance of classics collection, neatly mounted and annotated on quadrille pages, best being Dominican Republic 1865-73 Shield issues, including #1-4, etc; papers include wove, laid, pelure (better issues here) & ordinary varieties, high catalog values; other countries include Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua & Paraguay; condition mixed, low catalog value other than Dominican Republic; please review.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3279 oLuxembourg, First Issues, 1852. Over 40 examples, including a couple appear unused, nearly all are 4-margined, most with grid cancels, please inspect.
Scott No. 1-3 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3280 /oLuxembourg, Classics Collection, 1852-82. Powerful display of Grand Duke William 1st Issues, with multiple examples arranged by extensive shades, including 27 copies of #1 with a strips of 3 and 4; #2 with 22 examples including in various shades including 2 "blood red", one with Demuth cert; wide range of Coat of Arms issues, with Frankfurt Print examples, rouletted and rouletted in color; Luxembourg Print with Narrow Margins; Haarlem Print with Wide Margins; all with multiple copies including high values; also extensive Officials, including many inverted overprints, identified by Printings, perf varieties, etc., and including many mint; this collection has enormous catalog value, and virtually all genuine as this collector was an expert; close inspection strongly recommended.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 3281 /oMauritius, Collection, 1848-63. Over 110 stamps, neatly displayed on quadrille pages, beginning with #3 (earliest impression), several other Early Impressions; several examples of Intermediate Impressions; Worn Impressions including seven 1d & three 2d; six examples of #14 & 14B; also a used example of the Sherwin "fillet head" #15; Sitting Britannia's and later QV designs well represented; should be evaluated by the specialist, huge catalog value, please inspect.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 3282 /oMexico, Classics, 1861-74. Over 400 stamps, neatly displayed on quadrille pages, 1856 & 1861 Hidalgo's with duplication, many interesting cancels, examples to 8r, 1864 Eagles with duplication; 1866 Maximilian with overprints; 1867 "Mexico" overprints; full face Hildalgo's to 100c in duplication, including strip of 4 six centavos on cover with quartered 100c; Numeral size varieties; and much more; this collection needs careful examination to determine true value, with many cancels to be valued; please inspect.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3283 /oNatal, Collection, 1857-75. 115 stamps or so, neatly mounted on quadrille pages, including unusual group of embossed First Issues (several with certificates), many reprints not counted; thereafter mostly small Chalon Heads and early QV designs, with the various surcharges & overprints; mixed condition, very high catalog value, close evaluation recommended.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3284 oNetherlands, Collection, 1852 First Issues. Nearly 300 examples, many plated, four margins abound, a feast of cancels, a few covers, should be carefully evaluated, high catalog value, mixed condition.
Scott No. 1-3 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 3285 /oNetherlands, Classics Collection, 1852-1888. Over 275 stamps neatly displayed on quadrille pages, strength in 1st issue imperfs all plated; and perfs with William III vignette, a wealth of cancels and considerable catalog value, mixed condition, please inspect.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 3286 /oNew Zealand, Chalon Heads, 1855-71. Collection of over 200 examples, neatly displayed and identified on quadrille pages, including #1 (2 used, 1 with Odenweller cert), #3 (3), #4 (2), #6 (3), #21 (2 unused); and much more, with considerable duplication, and shade, perf varieties abounding; condition is somewhat mixed but with enormous catalog value; should be closely reviewed to ascertain the proper evaluation.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.