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British Africa to Burma

Lots 2666-2675 Lots 2676-2685 Lot 2686

Lot 2666    

British Africa, Postal Stationery, plus New Zealand, Norfolk Island and Papua, sleeved and optimistically priced at $10,500_.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $800

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Lot 2667    

British America, Postal Stationery, including BWI, plus Cyprus, Malta, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, clean duplicated stock sleeved and optimistically priced at $11,800+.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $400

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Lot 2668 /   

British Commonwealth, Mint Accumulation, one man's 60 year accumulation, with the good material in nice condition; all sound, mint better complete sets and better singles before 1950 (mostly 3 King's Era), in 5 small binders; highlights include German East Africa #N115-21, Bermuda #124a-27a, 128b (perf 14's, all never hinged), Gilbert and Ellice 1924 £1 KGV and much, much more; Scott catalog $37,000+, inspect to appreciate.
Estimate    $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized: $18,000

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Lot 2669 /o   

British Commonwealth, Stock, extensive array of countries and thousands of issues identified in stockcards and arranged in twenty stockboxes; starting with good Aden, Australia with good Roo's including mint l.h. Scott #55 (cat $650), better States material with early Western Australia, Antigua with early */o QV's including mint Scott #17 (cat $190), later Seal of Colony issues, etc., Ascension with good mint, Bahamas with good early QV's and later high values, Bangkok worth checking, useful to good Barbados, Bermuda with good QV issues, British Central Africa with good specimen issues, C.G.H. with good triangles and a faulty but rare Mafeking issue (with cert), strong Cayman Islands and Ceylon, Falkland Islands with much good mint from #1 on, useful to good Fiji, Gibraltar, Grenada and Hong Kong including 1891 Jubilee issues, nice showing of India with early mint and some States, Ireland with some Seahorse issues, useful Jamaica, substantial Malaya States, good Malta and Mauritius, New Guinea, good St. Vincent and so much more; condition mixed with some annotated "n.h." hinged and some possible dubious cancels needing to be checked, please inspect.
Estimate    $10,000 - 15,000.

Realized: $13,000

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Lot 2670 o   

British Commonwealth, Used Accumulation, one man's 60 year accumulation, with the good material in nice condition; all sound, used, better complete sets and better singles before 1950 (mostly 3 King's Era) in 4 small binders; highlights include the only GB proper (non-Colony) stamps in the lot - a choice XF #1 and #2, 1900 Cape of Good Hope 1d Gen. Powell tied to small piece, etc.; Scott catalog $21,000-22,000+, a great lot of seldom seen used material in superior condition with the correct cancels.
Estimate    $6,000 - 8,000.

Realized: $7,500

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Lot 2671    

British Commonwealth, Collection, mint issues housed in three Scott albums with issues up to the 1950's; includes G.B. from 1880's from useful to slightly better issues, officials, etc., Australia with various Roo's up to the 1sh values, some Brunei, Cyprus with good 1880-1920's definitives, Fiji with 1870-80's Crown issues and later definitives, nice showing of Gibraltar from first issues on, Ireland including the 1934 Seahorse set (cat $653), nice Malta with later sets, New Guinea 1939 Buolo air set with £1 n.h. (signed), useful New Zealand and other Pacific Area, similar Asia area, strength in British America starting with Antigua #1 (cat $950) with a nice selection of later QV issues, similar Bahamas including 1884-90 set complete and good later high values, nice Barbados including 1897 Badge of Colony set, good Bermuda with early QV issues including 1884-93 set, B.C. & V.I. with five good issues starting with #2, useful British Guiana, early Honduras with later sets, Canada from large Queens on including Jubilees to the 50¢ both 1897-99 Widowhead sets complete, 1908 Tercentenary and completion thereafter including registration, nice completion in Dominica, Falklands with good later short sets, Grenada and Jamaica, Newfoundland with some good completion from 1880's, etc.; nice fresh material throughout, worth proper evaluation.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized: $13,000

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Lot 2672 /o   

British Commonwealth, Accumulation, one man's 60 year accumulation of only Unusual, Specialty and Scott Unlisted material (generally before 1950); an fascinating lot of material that includes four 1909 Ceylon KGV Stationery Proofs (with Sismondo certificate on one), an 1857 2d Western Australia printed on both sides (#2b), a 1942 British Forces in the Middle East identification card (with photo, etc.); a lot like this is seldom offered these days.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $1,450

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Lot 2673 /o   

British Commonwealth, Collection, mint and used housed in four Minkus albums, issues through the 1960's with many of the QEII sets present; includes G.B. from used four margin #1 on with later high values including £1 Seahorse used with some other Seahorse issues mint, used £1 UPU, etc., other useful mint British Europe, British America with good mint Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados and Bermuda, early used Canada including complete Jubilees mostly used (condition varies), some good Falklands and Newfoundland, useful Oceania and Africa mostly QEII sets; worth review.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $6,000

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Lot 2674 /o   

British Commonwealth, & G.B. Collection, housed in fourteen albums with issues to the 1980's, mostly sparse in early issues with better later completion from QEII issues with the occasional better single and set throughout; includes later Aden, useful Antigua and Bahamas, Barbados with a few good early issues, Bastoland and Bermuda, mixed C.G.H. triangles, some early mint Cyprus, later Falkland issues, Great Britain with some good used high values and good later booklet panes, early used Hong Kong and India with a good showing of states, useful Malaya issues, some Malta and Mauritius, Montserrat, Singapore, some good Zululand, also an album of Ireland and some modern Pacific area; lots of mint material with good used, please inspect.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,600

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Lot 2675 /o   

British Commonwealth, Balance, various collection on album pages; includes various useful Australia collections with some good Roo's on, Bahamas & Barbados with some good early issues and catalog at least $2,000, Cape of Good Hope with dozens of triangle issues and substantial catalog (at one time $5,433), Cyprus with good mint QV definitives (cat indicating $2,128), Malta and a Triniadad & Tobago £1 Britannia issue (cat $260), also includes several dozen or more Billigs catalogs; some nice mint with mixed used; worth proper evaluation.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $900

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Lots 2666-2675 Lots 2676-2685 Lot 2686

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