Lot 3627Worldwide, Stamp Box Balance, of 5 items; includes rare 1908 Crisford & Norris (Birmingham) sterling silver stamp box and bone letter opener combination (35x225mm) in novelty golf club form, 1896 (London) two compartment sterling stamp box (51x31mm), tortoiseshell lined three compartment silver inlay wood stamp box (92x50mm), hand-painted French celluloid box, and 1897 vulcanite ad stamp box.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3628 /Worldwide, Helicopters on Stamps Topical Collection, of mint singles and sets and covers; stamps with good sets including France C34-C36 and several B.A.T. 1963 & 1971 sets, covers with good Europe items including 1950 Germany cover with Olympic cancel, 1960 Liechtenstein FDC, U.S. with space related covers; owner's 1997 Scott cat $1,298 for stamps alone.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 3629Worldwide, Benjamin Franklin Topicals, collection of stamps, souvenir sheets and proofs housed on black stock pages, plus some additional FDCs in sleeves, wide range of countries and issues including some US face, ex-Bailar.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3630Worldwide, Stamp Post Cards, collection of 101 unused postcards depicting stamps of various countries produced by Ottmar Zieher, of Munich Germany, the leader in this field, virtually all different, plus small cover album with additional cards, Very Fine
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3631 /oWorldwide, Bears Topical Collection, unusual five volume collection mostly mint mounted and written up on homemade pages in five Scott binders in slipcases plus a stockbook, including China PRC Pandas Scott #108-13, Germany-Berlin 9NB1-3, B3a, Greenland Q1-5 plus used Q4, 4b, 6, 6a, 8a, 10, and 11 and Russia C26-33, worth a look.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3632Worldwide, Antarctic Postal History Group, 1897-1990, of 89 covers from European, Asiatic and South American countries (1942-90) plus "Adrrien de Gerlache Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-99)" set of 21 color photo prints showing different station, refuges, and Antarctic Peninsula historic places visited during the "100 years Anniversary expedition" under the command of his son Baron Gaston de Gerlach (very rare set); a unique set of covers of seldom seen Antarctic Treaty member countries.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 3633Worldwide, Diamond Related, 1890s-1970s, group of over 94 covers and cards plus some stamps related to diamonds, includes town names, illustrated advertising, diamond jubilee, postmark shapes, etc., includes some foreign stamps and a die proof, wide range of material; some mixed condition as few seem to have a little waterstaining, Fine and interesting group.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3634Worldwide, French Santos-Dumont Aviation Postcards, 37 mint and used cards; mostly real-photo with various early dirigible and aeroplane scenes (many of his invention) including his "12bis" & hydroplane, 1903 card signed by Santos-Dumont, some other early flight related cards, also includes the 1st edition book DUMONT, A.S., My Airships, 1904, hardbound, 328pgs + illustrations (some page toning), a Very Fine group, a rare collection of cards.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3635Worldwide, 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 $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 3636Worldwide, Postage Due Covers, interesting lot of 77 covers or cards mounted on exhibition pages showing various postage due usages, virtually all from the 20th century and with postage due adhesives, worth inspection.
Estimate $500 - 750.