Lot 2647Afghanistan, Early Franked Covers, 1871-90, small group of eight covers; includes Tiger's Head issues including Scott #6 on cover (with enclosure), #44 & #88 usages on separate covers, also four 1880's circular inspection issue usages including a scarce pair usage (1889 Abasi) and two singles usage; a nice group for the specialist.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2648 ()Afghanistan, Tiger's Head Issue Collection, 1873-78, selection of mint singles, pairs and blocks including many later issue large multiples, arranged and identified on stockpages; includes Scott #10 x3 (different types), #11's including two pairs, #12-14, #17, #43 strip of three (cat $330), etc., some of the large multiples including #11 block of 8 (cat $247), #99 block of 9, #54 block of 20, etc., includes a couple early used issues not counted; Scott catalog 3,200+.
Scott No. 10//106 Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2649Afghanistan, Collection, 1891-1960's, mostly mint Kingdom of Afghanistan issues arranged in stockpages in album; includes 1890's pelure and flimsy wove paper types including used and blocks of four, on cover usage (needing to be checked), etc., later Mosque types */o, three large panes of the 1913 postal card stamp (Scott 212, cat $2,900), good used 1920 10ps & 20pa Independence Day issues including 10pa pair, later 1920's including sets and tête-bêche blocks, later issues much in parallel perf and imperf format and varieties dotted throughout including the 1951 UPU 35p cliche in a 135p block, good back-of-the-book with a set of 8 of the "Postes Aerienne" surcharge forerunners, first and second issues including imperf, nice sections of registration and parcel post issues including 1921 tête-bêche blocks, etc., also some airmail cover worth checking; nice group for the Afghanistan specialist.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2650Afghanistan, First & Second Issue Airmails on Cover, 1939-48, small group of 8 covers; includes first issue perf set on registered airmail, three imperf sets of the same and a a set of pairs of the same, also second issue 10af & 20af imperfs on separate airmail covers to Germany.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2651 /oAfrica, Collection, housed in five albums with issues to the 1980's mostly independent issues, mostly useful to good singles and sets; includes Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Djibouti, perhaps best is Egypt with good showing of early issues and good later completion including airmails with Zepps, etc., Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Libya, Morocco, Rwanda, etc.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2652 oAlbania, 1913 Eagle Overprint Issues Used Group, 42 used items on stockpage; with value up to the 10pi, many on piece, no doubt some forgeries; a opportunity for the specialist in this area, inspect.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2653 /oArgentina, Revenue Collection, mix of stocks and collection mostly on pages in a dozen binders and album, stock pages, etc.; tens of thousands encompassing republic issues but the vast array of provinces including Buenos Ayres, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Mendoza, San Juan, Santa Fe, etc., Republic issues strong with sections including bill of exchange, consular and documentaries, Provinces quite extensive with with vast array of issues represented for each province with additional sheets and large multiples, on document items, studies, etc.; a well representative collection of these complex and issues, inspection highly recommended.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2654 //oAsia, Accumulation, one man's 60 year accumulation of nearly all sound better sets and better singles (no British Colonies); highlights include PRC 1980 Exhibitions Issue, complete set of 2 sheets of 12, never hinged and nice (Scott #1626-27); Scott catalog listed material nearly $16,000; but also includes unlisted items; a wonderful lot of this very popular area.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 2655 /o/Asia, Accumulation, estate accumulation of 100's (probably 1000's) of stamps and covers, should be carefully inspected.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2656 /o/Asia, Accumulation, medium box filled with a substantial Japan new issue stock, some early used issues worth checking, mixed condition Hong Kong collection including a used Jubilee issue, couple mint n.h. QEII sets and some covers, China with some good PRC, etc.; inspection recommended.
Estimate $400 - 600.