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Monday, 20th April 2009

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All World Mixed Lots

1Genuine estate clearance lot - suitcase stuffed with various junior albums, stamps in tub, pkts., ‘Ace Collector’ packs, a few covers, cards, presentation packs, & much else to sort through. (1,000s)32
2Box with various items to be explored incl. album with Spain c.1955-75 s/album with modern u.m. Commonwealth, untidy accum. of pages, pkts., etc.! (100s)32
3World accum. with better in various stockbooks, packets, stockleaves & loose; strength in Germany & Australia, but other better too (are the early Iran genuine? - probably not!) This’ll keep you happy for hours30
4Sorting box - all manner of things to sift through, much of interest incl. loose stamps in pkts., on lvs., stockbook, ... some covers & much else besides. (1,000s)28
5Royalty - boxfile with GVI & the Queen Mother incl. Coronation, 80th & 100th Birthdays, etc. c.75 items plus loads of newspaper/magazine cuttings! (100s)26
6Broken s/book with m. or u. UK 1841-1970s, plus KUT, Mozambique, etc. (100s)24
7Large box with mixed world contents, stamps in pkts., in stockbook and albums, etc. (1,000s)24
8Early to modern world ranges in four albums, a s/book & loose. Very mixed condition, some a little musty or ‘stoorie’, but well worth spending some time checking. (1,000s)24
9Seln. of stamps on old album pages, some stuck by damp, others fine, STC £370+ (but this includes the early Iranian reprints) some better Japan seen. (100s)22
10Box with interesting sorting mix; old junior albums incl. well-filled Strand, stamps on leaves, in packets, (strength in Australia & Japan) Plenty in this lot to keep you out of mischief for a while! (1,000s)18
11Box with world collection in Strand album; some covers (mainly USA 1970s meter marks), unused KA-BE printed lvs. for FID & Alderney, few USA & BRD stamps, UK used in s/book. (100s)16
12Shoebox with world stamps on paper, nice selection! (100s)15
13Royalty - seln. in two boxfiles with early cards, modern material & loads of ‘cuttings’ (100s)14
14Box with a few old approval books; off-paper in tub & cigar box; three junior albums; seln. of world stamps stuck to old cigarette packet fronts(!), etc. (1,000s)14
15Stockbook with world ranges, little duplication, no UK (c.1,500)12
16Music - s/book with thematic collection incl. composers, instruments, etc. Some better. (c.1,100)12
17Boxfile with world off-paper stamps in packets, tin, tub, etc. (1,000s)11
18Stockbook with world ranges, including better, only little duplication. (1,000+)10
19Small selection of u.m. sets & MSs in glassines, strength in 1981 Royal Wedding, but others too, incl. better. High catalogue, take a look! (100s)9
2022-ring Album with mainly QE UK m.&u. on stockleaves, plus ‘Ace’ series world stamp packets (100s)8
21Tin with off-paper world stamps, plenty to sort through. (1,000s)8
22Small box with on & off-paper stamps, plus some covers, etc., a few more interesting but mixed cond.6
23Box - large & heavy (unsuitable for posting & won’t be taken to the auction) filled with all manner of junk (the vendor’s description although we agree!) little, if anything of individual value! (1,000s)6
24Tin with off-paper world selection. (1,000s)6
25Kiloware - box from charity source, mostly UK & incl. some ‘double-weight’, etc. (100s)5
26World kiloware - small selection in tub. (100s)4

The following 4 lots are from an old-time world colln., early to 1950s, mint and used. Apparently untouched for over 50 years. Mixed cond. in places, better noted and careful checking should repay.
27“, countries ‘B’ to ‘D’ with Belgium (incl. back of the book), Bolivia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Brazil (with better), useful Danzig, mainly mint. (100s)26
28“, Countries ‘H’ with extensive Netherlands (some Colonies), Honduras, Hungary (incl. occupations)18
29“, Countries ‘I’ to ‘L’ incl. Italy c.1922-43, with useful commems. (STC £170+), Japan, Yugoslavia 1918-1940, Latvia, Liberia, Luxembourg, etc. (100s)22
30“, Countries ‘P’ to ‘R’ with Iran mainly used, Portugal with better m.&u. Roumania from earlies, Russia (including PO’s) all quite extensive. (100s)22

British Commonwealth

311981 Royal Wedding album (empty) plus bundles of mounts & various booklets, presentation packs, Miniature Sheets, stamps, covers. 10
32Royalty theme - incl. Queen Mother; 1981 R. Wedding; 1992 40th Anniv., etc. most fine u.m. (100s)10
33Various items on Royalty theme with 1948 RSW low values, 1953 Coronation, etc. (c.450)8
341974 Churchill boxed set of FDCs - 18 sets on 20 covers. Attractive. (1)5

Postcard Lots

35Shoebox with mainly pre-war used/unused selection, mostly UK, many better. (c.600?)24
36Shoebox with selection of mainly earlier greetings type cards. (c.600?)22
37Shoebox with Scottish seln., mostly post-war, poor to fine, some better. (c.400+)19
38Box with world cards, mostly post-war (a few earlier) mainly used incl. better. Nice lot. (100s)16
39Box with mainly unused cards, much Scottish, Canadian, Norwegian, ... Plus various items of ephemera etc. Interesting lot. (100s)15
40Old postcard album with untidy, but possibly useful collection, mostly earlier & mainly foreign. (100s)14
41c.1942 bundle of ‘War cards’ set (?) of 12, artistic & showing Planes, Ships, tanks, etc. unusual. (12)10
42Shoebox with original clearance lot UK & foreign cards, mainly 1960s-90s used/unused, some better(100s)8
43Four albums with remaindered post-war contents. (100s)6
44Shoebox with world cards, mainly post-war, used. (100s)5

** see also lot 47

Cinderellas, Ephemera, etc.

45Royal Mail publicity photos (of stamp issues) 1970-1999 (76 items)10
46Cinderellas - seln. of reprints/facsimiles, etc.incl. Italian & German States, Samoa, etc. (57)10
47Glasgow - book ‘Glasgow & Lanarkshire illustrated’ fine c.1904 a wealth of nice photos (many of which are taken from postcards), articles & wonderful adverts! (1)9
48Greetings cards - (Birthday, Christmas, etc.) mainly earlier. (100+)8
49Japanese fiscals, etc., mainly earlier. Poor to fine (14)2

Coins, Medals, etc.

50Gold Coins USA 1881 $5 ‘half-eagle’ (sovereign sized coin) couple of test marks to rim. (1)95
51“, UK sovereign 1913 couple of unobtrusive test marks to rim, still ef. (1)90
52“, UK half-sovereign 1914 ef. (1)44
53Silver Coins QV-GV seln. incl. India QV 1r (3), E7 (2) these silver plus GV 1r (possibly fake), and a few other coins. All slightly cleaned (from European source, where they tend not to mind!) (19)40
54“, 2006 Special case with five silver proof £5 coins (Jersey Guernsey & Alderney) Expensive new!36
55“, UK 2002 £5 coin, silver proof-like finish b.u. x2. (2)16
56“, UK 2006 £5 silver proof in special case (original cost c.£40 from R.Mint!) (1)10
57Other Coins UK 2006 £5 b.u. coin in presentation pack. (1)6
58“, UK seln. of cons incl. 1/2ds, 1ds & 3ds QV-QE (500+)5
59Medals Nato Kosovo Service Medal (1)8
60“, USA Vietnam Service Medal with clip & tunic bar, new boxed. (1)8
61“, UK WWII defence medal ef+ (1)5
62Medallions 2003 50th Anniv. of Coronation crown sized medallion, proof-like finish, 22c. gold plated.8
63Numismatic Covers Westminster alb. with covers for 1997 Golden Wedding Anniv. etc. (5 items)10
64“, UK 1998 Prince of Wales PNC £5 coin & booklet pane on cover. (1)7
65“, UK 1995 cover with Peace £2 coin, 19p & 25p stamps with special cancel. (1)2

Royal Mail Collectables

The following 23 lots were collected by an employee of the Philatelic Bureau, many of the following items were only issued in very small numbers; all tied into stamp issues (Millennium, Buses, New Baby, etc.) and are collectable in their own right (as Corgi toys, Wedgwood plates, etc.) Very expensive issue price!
66Die Cast ‘Classic 70s’ (Reliant, Morris Minor & Mini vans as new in outer box, scarce. (1)12
67“, ‘Circus’ ERF Lorry & trailer with animals as new, (issue price £40+) (1)9
68“, a similar lot to the last. Tied into the Circus stamp issue. (1)9
69“, Millennium colln. ‘Futuristic Vehicle’ m.b. (1)5
70“, Royal Mail s.w.b. lorry (Millennium) m.b. (1)5
71“, Mercedes 207D van (Millennium) m.b. (1)4
72“, Ford Model T (Millennium) m.b. (1)3
73“, Definitive Double Decker MCW Metrobus Go Northern m.b. (Buses issue) (1)5
74“, as last lot, but x2. (1)9
75“, Definitive Double Decker Olympia Arriva Cymru m.b. (1)5
76Millennium Collection book- Essential guide to the Millennium Collection. (2 vols in slip-case) (1)5
77Bunny Collection (New Baby stamp) Jewellery dish x2 (china) (2)9
78“, New Baby money box (china) x2. (2)9
79“, egg cup & silver plated spoon, boxed x2. (2)8
80Wedgwood Plate (Buses stamp issue) Metrobus as new boxed. (1)8
81“, Leyland Olympian as new, boxed. (1)8
82“, Guy Arab bus, as new, boxed. (1)8
83China Pillar-box money box, as new boxed. (1)5
84Penny Black Collection Games compendium, boxed, still sealed. (1)10
85“, Calligraphy set with ink pen & nibs, blotter, etc. tested once, good 2nd hand. (1)6
86Framed Stamps 2004 Locomotives set framed limited edition (number 136 of 500) high original cost.10
87“, as last, but certificate number 383 of 500. (1)10
88Jigsaw Sunflower stamp, boxed jigsaw, still sealed. (1)5

Accessories, Supplies, etc.

89SG Stamps of the World 2007 2nd hand, complete in 5 volumes. (5)28
90SG Commonwealth & British Empire 1840-1952 cat. 2005, fine 2nd hand. c.£45 new. (1)8
91Barefoot British Commonwealth Revenues 7th Edition 2002 fine 2nd hand. useful item. (1)8
92Br. Postage Stamp of the 19th Century (R.Lowe) & ‘The Story of the 1d Black’ (Postal Museum) (2)5
93Unitrade Canada specialised cat. 2003 in colour, loads of useful info. fine 2nd hand. (1)5
94SG C/wealth (1840-1952) catalogue 2004 g.-f. 2nd hand cost new £45 (1)4
95SG GB Concise cat. 2006, 2nd hand, some manuscript marking. Useful. (1)3
96SG Canada catalogue 2005 good 2nd hand. RRP14.95 (1)3
97SG Australia cat. 2005 good 2nd hand. RRP19.95 (1)3
98SG GB Concise cat. 2003 fine 2nd hand. (1)2
99SG Hong Kong cat. (2004) good 2nd hand. (1)2
100Royal Mail Presentation Pack album x3, good 2nd hand. (3)12
101Postcard albums ‘6-up’ size, seven albums plus bundle of leaves, 2nd hand, some wear. this lot will not be taken to the auction and is unsuitable for posting. 10
102Stockbook - 30 page (60 side) full-sized white pages. (1)8
103S/book, as last lot. (1)8
104Stockbooks - 2 full-sized white page 16 page (32 side). (2)8
105S/books as last lot. (2)8
106Cover albums, mostly older smaller sized ‘single cover albums. 2nd hand. (12)6
107Postcard wallets - vinyl type, box of 2nd hand not suitable for posting. (c.1000?)5
108SG 4-ring binder (blue) with 12 unused 5-strip Hagner pages, as-new. (1)4

Stamps Arranged by Country

109Abu Dhabi 1970 500f, 1d SG66-67 both f.u. (postal use) STC £25+ (2)7
110Afghanistan c.1893-1951 dupl. mainly mint/unused with some blocks incl. 1893 range, 1928 Anniv. tete-beche pairs (4), 1939 1a, 2a, 1951 range, STC £157+ (bought in error last sale - £26!) (65)19
111“, 1930 parcel post 2a green SG P214 in u.m. sheet of 8 (couple of perf. faults.) basic stamps STC £6011
112Andorra 1929-48 mint seln. of French (3) & Spanish (5) with better. STC £60+ (8)9
113Ascension 1938-53 m.m. seln. incl. 1d black & green ‘green mountain’ (STC £45) other vals. to 4d. (10)18
114Australian States, N.S.W. 1887 10/- official SGO37s with Specimen o’print, fine unused, only STC £80, but a beautiful, scarce item; a welcome addition to any collection. (1)30
115“, “, £1 official SG O38s (Specimen overprint), not listed as such in SG, basic stamp STC £12,000. No certificate, so sold ‘as-is’ out of necessity. One slightly blunt corner perf. Beautiful item.80
116Australia 1935 Anzac 1/- SG155 v.f.u. STC £42 (plus 2d g.u.) (1)11
117“, seln. of ‘OS’ perfins or overprints, etc. poor to fine. (10)8
118“, kiloware, seln., mainly 1970s-80s c.750gr. (100s)8
119A.A.T. 1957-68 SG1-18 complete l.m.m. STC £50+ (19)8
120“, 1957-68 complete f.u. STC £33+ (19)10
121Austria 1850-1952 m.&u. odds, fair to fine noting 1932 Painters SG694, 696 both f.u. (slight faults), etc. 1950 Birds incl. 3s (small thin), etc. STC £260 (23)18
122“, c.1980-85 u.m. ranges, all different, mainly commems., estimated at 8p each! (125, 2MS)9
123Bahamas 1884-90 range with 1d (2), 21/2d (3), 4d (2), 6d, some shades, good to fine STC £58 (8)9
124“, 1918-19 War Tax mint range STC £54+ (13)10
125“, 1931-46 2/- m. (4) & f.u.; 3/- m. (5) & f.u. (2), g.-f. needs sorting STC £89 as cheapest. (12)16
126Belgian Congo 1920-60 colln. (no dupl.) strength in ‘52-60 largely compl., most u.m.. STC £188 (120)34
127Belgium 1880s-1950s m.&u. ranges on pages, some dupl. incl back of book (Railways) etc. (430)15
128“, 1929 High vals. 10f, 20f, 50f all f.u. STC £46 (3)9
129Bermuda 1865-1922 m.&u. slight dupl., better noted, slightly mixed condition. STC £247 (29)26
130Brazil 1866-90 m. or u. incl. 1866 300r fine mint etc. STC £135, fair to fine. (10)16
131British Guiana 1888-91 2c on 1d SG37a bisect on piece STC £90 on cover. (1)9
132British Somaliland 1903 1/2a SG25d (‘Somal.land’ variety) m.m. STC £55 (1)12
133Brunei 1907 3c u., 10c m., 1924 incl. 5c grey, 25c, 30c, 50c all u.m. STC £86 as m.m. (8)18
134“, 1952-58 set SG100-113 m.m. STC £35 (14)7
135Bulgaria 1879-1920 ‘old-time’ m.&u. colln. from earlies, slight dupl. STC £200+ (200+)26
136Canada 1893-1908 mainly used range including 1893 20c SG115 (sound used), other useful, but some faults. STC £135 (11)11
137“, 1897 set SG141-149 g.u.-f.u. STC £90 (8)12
138“, 1897 $5 Jubilee SG140 g.u., sound, but smudgy cancel. STC £600, Scarce item. (1)160
139“, 1898-1902 1c SG151 m.m. STC £26 (1)5
140“, 1898-1902 2c SG155b (die Ib) STC £55 m.m. (1)12
141“, 1898-1902 7c SG160 m.m. STC £65 (1)12
142“, 1898-1902 10c SG163 m.m. - quite light, but odd gum (vertical stripes) STC £170 (1)20
143“, 1908 Tercent. 7c SG192 f.u. very good for this stamp. STC £48 (1)9
144“, 1908 Tercent. 15c used, good for this stamp. (centred low) STC £70 (1)12
145“, 1908 Tercent. 20c SG195 g.u. (heavyish ‘R’ cancels, centred low) STC £100 (1)14
146“, 1920s-80s (mainly) off-paper seln., plenty of fun sorting this lot! The odd few perfins, etc. (100s)7
147“, 1922-31 coil stamp 2c p.12 x imperf. in vert. strip of three g.u. on piece. CDS ‘Ottawa Oc 26 27’ STC £195 (1)50
148“, 1935-54 range of blocks of four g.u./f.u. all different, unusual. (76 blocks)10
149“, 1937-38 $1 SG367 u.m., but small gum thin in lower part of stamp. Very attractive from front. (1)4
150“, Shoebox with on-paper seln., mainly 1980s onwards, plus a few other periods/countries. (100s)8
151Ceylon 1938-49 mint range with better including 2c p.131/2x13 (STC £120), 3c (3 different) plus various values to 5r STC £211 (13)26
152China (Taiwan) 1961-65 m./u.m./unused (s issued) range incl. ‘61 Scenery, Industries, etc. STC £84 (15)14
153Ciskei 1981 Birds set u.m. singles, plus u.m. set in control strips of 5. STC £84 (102)15
154Cyprus 1982 Year Pack (not common) & another item. (2)4
155Denmark 1937 Dybbol Mill booklet panes u.m., the 5ø, 10ø with selvedge, the 15ø without. STC £10028
156Ethiopia 1947 Air $5, $10 f.u., 1952 Federation SG442-3 f.u. STC £39+ (4)8
157Falkland Is. 1878-1928 seln. of 25 stamps m.m. (10), unused (2), used (13) vals. to 9d (2) creases on a couple, but majority fine. STC £640 minimum (25)60
158“, 1898 2/6 blue SG41 v.f.u. STC £250, ironed fold, but still a beautiful stamp. (1)50
159“, 1898 5/- red SG42 used, faults (replaced corner, etc.), but attractive filler. (1)26
160“, 1949 UPU set f.u. STC £12+ (4)3
161“, 1952 GVI defin. set SG172-185 m.m. £160 (14)38
162F.I.D. 1949 UPU set m.m. (4)4
163Faroe Is. 1975-84 u.m. incl. ‘75 set, ‘84 Tales se-tenant, etc. plus ‘83 MS f.u. STC £87 (40, 1MS)19
164Fiji 1935-55 11/2d die I (empty canoe) mint, l.m.m. STC £15 (1)5
165“, 1938-55 6d die I SG260 mint, some toning to gum. STC £60 (1)8
166“, GV dupl. ranges of low vals. used, noting ‘Sunburst’ type & some unusual. (28)5
167Finland Booklets c.1963-85 with ‘Lion’ types, ‘79 & ‘82 Architecture, ‘85 Banknotes. (5)9
168France two s/books with what the vendor describes as a ‘surplus to requirement selection’. Well worth taking a look through, some decent items seen after only a cursory glance. (100s)18
169“, P.Dues mainly used incl. 1859 10c, 15c, 1882 50, etc. fair to fine STC £160+ (11)11
170“, Booklets 1990 Stamp Day, 1889 (SG2905) & 1990 Red Cross, etc. all u.m. STC £30+ as singles (4)10
171“, Napoleon 30c imperf. grey-blue, unused. Reprint? (1)3
172“, Colonies, Cameroun 1940 De Gaulle o’printed range mint incl. 5f (both), 10f, 20f (SG180, 182), also 1942 set mint STC £180+ (41)38
173“, “, Fr. Equatorial Africa 1936-56 mostly u.m. with commems. & P.Dues STC £25+ (28)5
174“, “, Fr. Terr. of the Afars & Issas from 1967 f.u. with fauna 50f, 60f, 200f, other useful to 1969 (10)19
175“, “, Indo China 1892-1933 mainly used colln., slight duplication, useful range. STC £48 (63)7
176“, “, Martinique 1892-1946 m.&u. seln. STC £89 (18)10
177German States, Bavaria 1849-1920 m.&u. colln., little of no dupl. with good coverage incl. back of book, unchecked for wmks., etc. STC £450+. (234)38
178“, Saxony tow unusual covers (Leipzig), 1842/1844 with wax Leipzig Newspaper seals. (2)6
179Germany 1875-1900 dupl. used ranges (shades, p’marks) with 1875 to 50pf (both), 1880 & 1889 sets, many fine (STC £250+) & a used accum. of pairs, triplets of SG48b, 49 & 51b (STC £125), plus a few mint, mainly good to fine. (140+)18
180“, 1899 5mk Reichspost used, fairly heavy cancels, but sound & useful. STC £400. Scare item. (1)80
181“, 1912 Semi-official airmail Leipzig Margareten Volksfest, light blue, m.m., unusual. (1)10
182“, 1912, as last lot, but the grey-blue shade & tied to piece by ‘Durch Luftpost 16.5.12 violet cancel. (1)10
183“, c.1921-22 range of used pairs, blocks, etc. incl. ‘22 air 10m, 100m, both in horiz. strips of 3, plus a similar range of officials, believed to be genuinely used, but sold ‘as-is’ STC £200+ (58)20
184“, 1937 Hitler Culture Fund MS (rouletted edges) Mi. block 9 l.m.m. (top margin only, rest u.m.)19
185“, early to 1960s m.&u. colln. on lvs.; much unusual & better material seen incl. occupations, Zones, etc. Some of the mint is stuck down, some is salvageable or fine. high cat. (100s)40
186“, se-tenants (from booklets) Germania with 5pf/10pf in pane of 6 & block of 4 u.m. (different layouts), also 71/2 + 15 se-tenant vert. m.m. STC ¤245 as u.m. (3 items)26
187“, Anglo-Am. Zone 1948-49 commems. compl. mint or u.m. SG A104-7, 140-50. STC £89 (14)18
188“, B.R.D. 1949 Stamp Cent. 30pf SG1037 f.u. STC 75 (1)10
189“, “, 1951 Nat. Phil. Ex. set SG1067-8 unused STC £100 mint, £105 used. (2)10
190“, “, 1951 Numeral & Posthorn set m.m. some stuck, others not too badly m.m. STC £2,000+! (16)50
191“, “, 1952 Reis (Telephone) set f.u. (1)3
192“, “, 1953 Traffic Exhibition set f.u. (4)9
193“, “, 1998 110pf SG28282 with striking perf. shift (c.5mm too high) f.u., unusual. (1)17
194“, P.O’s. in China 3pf, 10pf, 20pf, each with ‘China’ hand-overprint almost certainly fake! (3)5
195“, Occupation of Roumania 1917-18 m.&u. range incl. tax stamp with inv. o’print, etc. (16)5
196Ghana 1957-81 m./u.m. colln. (u.m. form c.1960) virtually complete to ‘66 incl. all MSs & the better ‘66 sets, also ‘67 Tourist MS, ‘69 New Const. sett, etc. plus 1971 Boyd-Orr set (only 330 of the 60p issued - see note after SG605) & ‘81 Satellite set in imperf. blocks of 4. STC £300 plus extras. (100s)40
197Gibraltar 1884 21/2d SG Z80 f.u. on piece tied by Gibraltar ‘A25 Ap.15.1885’ duplex. attractive. (1)6
198“, 1938-57 1/- SG127 p.14 f.u. STC £23 (1)7
199“, 1960-62 defin. set SG160-173 m.m. STC £60 (14)12
200Gold Coast GV used range all die II with 6d, 2/-, 2/6 & 5/- (tiny fault) all ‘script’ wmk. (4)14
201Greece 1861-1970 mainly used colln., from Hermes heads dupl. imperf. (57) & perf. (11), some fine. Then a good range with very little dupl. incl. high vals., etc. Unchecked in detail. (100s)55
202“, 1901-37 mint ranges, no dupl. incl. various 1922 o’prints, etc. STC £84 (30)12
203“, 1927 Cent. set SG424-6 u.m. STC £18+ as m.m. (3)5
204Guyana 1967-68 1c SG420 with inverted o’print variety u.m. STC £45 (1)10
205“, 1967-68 4c SG423b u.m. inverted overprint variety STC £60 (1)19
206Hong Kong 1953-92 m.&u. colln., a few commems., but strength in defins (some dupl.) with vals. to $10, $20, $50, etc. also a few on piece. Mixed condition in places. STC £300+ (168)30
207“, 1968 Seacraft set l.m.m. STC £45 (6)6
208“, 1974 Arts Festival MS, SG MS307 u.m., but couple of marks to margin. STC £48 (1)5
209“, E7-QE dupl. used seln., mainly defins., well worth checking. (100s)15
210Hungary 1959 FIP Congress sheetlet with SG1572 x4 se-tenant with labels. (1)7
211India 1949 definitive high values 1r to 15r m.m. STC £150 (5)24
212“, 1977-88 100 Family planning with apparent double print of the green colour in u.m. vert. strip of 58
213“, Forces in Indo-China 1957 the three orig. sets of 5 (SG N16-30) u.m., plus ‘62 Congo set. STC £257
214Iraq 1923 5r SG52 u.m., slight gum bends STC £32 as m.m. (1)7
215Ireland 1922-34 coil stamps 1/2d (wmk. s’ways) SG71a & 1d SG72c, both slight toning. STC £32 (2)6
216“, 1953 An Tostal set SG154-5 u.m. STC £16+ (2)6
217“, 2006 ‘Compliment Pack’ with mint stamps (17), MSs (2) & FDCs (10), attractive. 7
218“, 2006 similar, but different, lot to the last. Different contents. Sts. (15), MS (1), FDC (8) 6
219Italy 1862-1941 u. ranges some dupl. in places & mixed cond. as usual. some better. STC £1,000+ (185)28
220“, Naples 5g SG4a, ‘grubby’ spacefiller, may just be genuine! STC £9,500, sold ‘as-is’ (1)10
221Jamaica 1953-67 mainly mint colln. on leaves, virtually complete 1958 onwards. (100+)6
222K.U.T. 1903-07 range incl. 4d (CA), plus Mult. Crown incl. 5a, 8a, 1r. STC £120+ most g./f. (8)19
223Kiribati 1980s colln. of pres. packs, commems., defins. & officials, incl. better. (30 packs)10
224Liechtenstein 1960 Europa 50rp f.u. on large unaddressed piece with FD cancel. STC £44 (1)9
225Lithuania 1947 Meerbeck Displaced Persons Camp (Germany) labels. U.m. set, very scarce. (3)8
226Malawi 1964-88 colln., virt. complete m. and/or u. to 1970 (no MS’s), then rather more gaps, but with sets & MSs u.m. or u. to 1988, excellent basis for expansion. (100s)22
227Malaya, Straits Settlements 1867-1936 used ranges, all diff. STC £50+ (36)6
228“, “, 1892-1936 mint range, mainly fresh, incl. 1936-37 $2 STC £100+ (22)16
229“, Johore Postage Due 4c SG D2 l.m.m. STC £40 (1)9
230Maldive Is. 1909 basic set (by simplified) mint, (no 10c green), unchecked for wmks., etc. STC £50+ (11)14
231“, 1909 f.u. range unchecked for wmks., etc. vals. to 50c (3) STC £70+ (10)12
232Malta 1904-14 1/- SG61 m.m. STC £50 (1)11
233“, 1956-58 defin. set SG266-282 l.m.m. STC £120 (17)22
234“, 1987-92 u.m. range of commem. sets, STC £170 (102)28
235Mauritania P.Dues 1963 bird set SG177-192 u.m. STC £19+ (16)5
236Mauritius 1863-72 3d SG61/61a unused (no gum) STC £65 minimum. (1)6
237“, 1953-58 defin. set m.m., most fine (some sl. adhesion on 5r, 10r, etc.) STC £50 (15)7
238“, 1953 2r50, 5r, 10r, all f.u. STC £20+ (3)6
239“, 1967 Birds set with ‘Self Gov’t.’ overprint SG349-363 u.m., most very fine incl. top values. (15)6
240“, 1969-73 Sealife set SG382-99 l.m.m. (5r & 10r are u.m.) STC £24 (18)5
241Monaco c.1923-55 m.&u. colln. with strength in 1924 & 1933 defins., 1933 air m.&u., 1950 Accession set mint, etc. STC £410 (113)42
242“, 1947 NY Exhib. se-tenant strip SG336, 340-341 x 2 (forming block of 6) u.m. STC £28+ (1)8
243Natal 1904 1/- official SG O6 u.m., very scarce thus - STC £160 as m.m. (1)70
244Netherlands kiloware - c.1990s (mainly) 400gr+ (1,000+)6
245“, Surinam 1892-1956 m.&u. range, no dupl. STC £34 (49)7
246Nevis Three early forgeries 4d, 6d & 1/-, interesting lot. (3)7
247Newfoundland 1937 ‘Long Coronation’ set SG257-267 l.m.m. (some u.m.?) most fine STC £50 (11)10
248New Hebrides 1911-38 u.m. blocks & a compl. sheet (SG F47), 11 diff vals. STC £350+ (222 stamps)32
249New Zealand 1920 Victory set SG453-8 m.m. STC £50 (6)12
250“, 1925 Dunedin Exhib. set SG463-5 m.m. (usual folds, etc.) STC £32 (3)6
251“, 1926-34 3/- g.u. (heavy cancel) SG467/470 STC £170 (1)15
252“, 1926-34 2/- & 3/- Admiral Heads SG469-470 m.m., slightly disturbed gum. STC £145 (2)15
253“, 1934 Health stamp SG555 g.-f.u. STC £17 (1)3
254“, 1955-59 set SG745-751 m.m. (7)5
255“, 1960 Bird Health stamps, both perfs. m.m. (4)1
256“, Officials, Life Insurance, etc. with better, worth checking. (39)18
257Nigeria 1957 10/- booklet, seal broken, but still complete, scarce. SG SB9 STC £28 (1)12
258Niue 1950 set SG113-122 u.m. (scarce as such) STC £11 (10)4
259Northern Rhodesia 1946 Victory 11/2d 131/2 horiz. pair f.u. STC £24 (1)8
260Pakistan 1947 defin. overprint set SG1-19 m.m. STC £140 (19)40
261“, 1947 Official set SG O1-O13 m.m. (13)20
262“, 1949-53 re-drawn set SG44-51 m.m. STC £90 (8)14
263“, 1951-56 4th Anniv. of Independence set SG55-62 l.m.m. STC £16 (9)4
264“, 1954 7th Anniv. set SG65-71 l.m.m. STC £17 (7)5
265Papua New Guinea 1969-75 u.m. range of sets, etc. STC £37 (67, 1MS & 2 booklets)9
266Pitcairn Is. 1940 original set mint STC c.£25 (8)8
267Poland 1945 Warsaw Uprising set 12+2z SG498 u.m. horiz. pair. STC £14+ (1)4
268Portugal 1895 set SG342-63 g.u./f.u. STC £60+ (22)10
269“, 1927-61 m.&u. colln. on leaves (some mint stuck down) STC £220+ (100+)16
270“, Azores 19111-22 m.&u. back of book with parcel post, P.Dues, etc. STC £60+ (37)9
271Rhodesia 1913-22 5/- p.14 die I, probably SG239 g.-f.u. STC £65 minimum. (1)18
272St. Helena 1938-44 3d blue SG135 f.u. STC 318 (1)6
273“, 1953-59 defin. set SG153-65 l.m.m. (10/- is u.m.!) STC £65 17
274“, QV small used seln. with 2d, 3d, 4d red, 6d blue &1/- (plus 2d mint), poor to fine. (6)6
275St. Lucia GVI mint seln. incl. Coronation, RSW & Victory sets, etc. (14)6
276St. Vincent 1970-71 Birds set SG285-300 u.m. STC £16 (16)6
277Seychelles 1921-32 15c SG110 g.-f.u. (indistinct cancel) STC £55 ‘as-is’ STC £55 (1)2
278“, QV small mint seln. to 1r some toning (1r horiz. crease) most attractive from front. STC £43 (8)5
279Sierra Leone 1961 1/-, £1 u.m., also surcharges SG333, 349 u.m. STC £19 (4)6
280“, 1965 Margai & Churchill set SG366-376 l.m.m. STC £23 (11)3
281Singapore c.1948-80s used, many commems., some sets, STC £110 10
282“, 1971 Festivals MS u.m. SG MS159 STC £75 (1)28
283Somaliland Protectorate 1946 Victory p.14 x 131/2 with normal (p.14) (2)5
284South Africa 1927 3d SG35a p.14 x 131/2 in g.u. horiz. pair. STC £65 (1)7
285Southern Rhodesia 1935 Silver Jubilee set mint (3d) or u.m. (others) STC £23+ as m.m. (4)7
286“, 1935 Silver Jubilee set f.u. STC £32 (4)9
287Spain 1988 Collectors Pack with various u.m. stamps (12), P. Stationery items (2), & MS. 4
288“, 4p SG215 (could it be genuine?) unused, weak corner, STC £600 mint, £450 used. ‘As-is’ (1)20
289Sri Lanka 1972-c.1990 used colln. (no duplication), many sets STC £120+ (109)15
290Surinam 1959-83 colln. of FDCs in album, mostly g.-f., worth checking, sl. dupl. in places. (140)22
291“, S/book with early-modern (mostly 1960s-70s) mint(much u.m.), mainly fine & many in sets. (100s)24
292Sweden 1964-84 small seln. incl. Stockholmia 74 folder (with 4 MS), various FDCs, etc. poor to fine (10)6
293Switzerland 1854 15r 40r (2), variable margins, 1862 incl. 30c red, 60c both f.u. STC £200+ (7)18
294“, 1882 set, a dupl. used range with various perfs., etc. all values seen, incl. 40c (both types) & 3f (3), mainly fine, STC £124 (49)12
295“, Bern 2r green, 3r blue unused, some faults, possible genuine. (2)10
296Syria 1926 Refugees Fund postage set (no 2p on 10p) u.m. also 1924 Air set SG135-8 m. STC £33+ (15)9
297Togo 1947 Air set SG181-184 u.m. (slightly disturbed gum) only STC £28, but very scarce. (4)5
298Tonga 10/- & £1 both u.m. in lower marginal pairs with imprint in margin. STC £32 (2)12
299Turks & Caicos Is. 1900-04 ‘Badge’ short set to 1/- mint, most of which show wmk. shifts, etc. (21/2d & 6d with sheet marginal wmk. only) poor to fine. (7)7
300“, 1960 £1 SG253 Pelican u.m. STC £40 (1)14
301Uganda 1962-79 m. or u. colln. (often both) STC £67 (95)9
302“, 1965 Birds set l.m.m. STC £48 (14)12
303U.S.A. 1869 12c ship SG119 f.u. but blunt corner. STC £75 (1)5
304“, 1901 Exhibition set mint, part gum, few perf. faults, straight edges, etc. (6)48
305“, Zeppelin cover 26-10-33 to Germany with 50c Zeppelin stamp tied ‘Worlds Fair’ slogan & with Graf Zeppelin Flight Century of Progress ...’ cachet & red ‘Mit Luftpost befördert Hamburg I’ on front & green Friedrichshafen Zeppelin receiver (2.11.33) Attractive (1)48
306“, Zeppelin 1928 (26-10) p.stationery card with additional 3c Lincoln, 10c air & 20air in horiz. pair tied by ‘First Zeppelin Airmail US - Germany’ cachet, Friedrichshafen receiver (1.11.28) on reverse, slight toning, but scarce item. (1)15
307“, m.&u. seln. on s/lvs., etc. worth careful checking. (100s)5
308Vatican City 1933 Holy Year set m.m. (4)20
309Yugoslavia 1919-1950s used colln., some dupl., noting better 1930s sets STC c.£100 (430, 2covers)12
310“, s/book with duplicated mainly used ranges, with some better seen. (100s)9
311Zambia 1964-78 colln., virt. compl. m. or u. (often both) incl. MSs STC £245+ (364)36
312Zanzibar 1957-64 f.u. ranges to 10/- with better, incl. some Jamhuru overprints. STC £46+ (19)9

United Kingdom Lots

3131840 1d black ‘B’-‘C’ 3 wide margins, just touching/into at base, red Maltese Cross, fresh & attractive. (1)38
3141840 1d black ‘K’-‘B’ 3 good margins touching/slightly into at left, slight faults, still attractive. (1)32
3151840 1d black ‘I’-‘H’ almost 4 margins, but top right corner cut. Neat red M.Cross, good filler. (1)22
3161840 1d black ‘E’-‘?’ 3 margins, 4th into missing star at top, letter at base & everything inbetween! Still, a genuine 1d black and worth estimate! STC £275 minimum. (1)5
3171841 2d 4 margins, just touching at lower left, plus part of stamp above! Strong Ivory head. (1)12
3181870 1/2d pl.19 SG48/49 mint, part gum. STC £250 (1)15
3191870 11/2d SG51/52 f.u. couple of short perfs. (1)5
3201847 1/- embossed, cut to shape STC £750 as square, useful s’filler. (1)10
3211862-64 4d SG79/80 bright red & pale red together on small piece, with London ‘92’ duplex & ‘Engeland Franco’ mark Slight toning, STC £200 (1)20
3221862-64 4d SG81/82 (hairlines) g.-f.u. STC £90 minimum. (1)9
3231862-64 6d SG83/84 g.u. STC £90 minimum. (1)8
3241867-80 6d pl.9 SG109 g.-f.u. STC £80 (1)7
3251867-80 9d SG110/111 pl.4 g.u. pulled perf. & slight toning. SCT £250 minimum (1)8
3261867-80 10d pl.1 SG112/114 g.-f.u. a few blunt perfs. at top, STC £300 min. (1)19
3271867-80 1/- pl.4 SG117 g.-f.u. STC £50+, slightly short format, unusual. (1)10
3281867-83 5/- SG126/127 pl.2 some sl. faults, but very attractive spacefiller from front. STC £1,100 (1)28
3291873-80 21/2d pl.19 SG142 g.-f.u. STC £40 (1)6
3301873-80 1/- SG148/150 pl.8, 11 (wing margin), 12 & 13 mostly g.u. STC £440 (4)20
3311873-80 4d grey-brown pl.17 SG154 would be f.u. (Irish ‘458’ duplex) but small closed tear. STC £45015
3321880-83 3d SG158 pl.21 g.-f.u. STC £80 (1)8
3331880-83 3d on 3d & 6d on 6d SG159, 162 g.u. pair STC £260 (2)12
3341880-83 1/- SG163 pl.14 g.-f.u. STC £140 (1)9
3351880-81 11/2d SG167 f.u. squared circle postmark. STC £45 (1)5
3361880-81 2d, both shades SG168/168a g.-f.u. STC £180 (2)15
3371880-81 5d SG169 g.-f.u. (squared circle postmark) STC £110 (1)10
3381883-84 2/6 g.-f.u. SG178 STC £140 (1)5
3391883-84 2/6 & 5/- both v.f. (2/6 one pulled perf.) CDSs. STC £340 (2)32
3401883-84 4d SG192 in g.u. horiz. pair, Glasgow ‘159’ duplex, nice colour. STC £370 (1)36
3411883-84 5d SG193 g.-f.u. (CDS) STC £185 (1)18
3421883-84 1/- SG196 av.u. (usual washed colour), Octagonal London cancel. STC £225 (1)5
3431887-1900 QV set SG197-214 av.-g.u. (a few faults) 2d, 21/2d & 5d are perfins, 41/2d mint. STC £300+ (14)10
3441887 5d die I SG207 mint, slight tone spots in gum, fine from front. STC £600 (1)70
3451887-92 £1 SG212 g.-f.u. (faults) appears fine from front, except for some rough perfs. at top. STC £70070
3461902-13 £1 average-g.u. STC £750 (1)80
3471924 Wembley set SG430-431 g.u. (part Exhibition rubber cancels) STC £26 (2)5
3481925 Wembley set SG432-3 g.u. (small closed tear on 11/2d) STC £100 (2)5
3491929 PUC 11/2d SG436 g.-f.u. with scarce ‘1829’ flaw, STC £450 as mint. (1)60
3501934-36 set SG439-449 m.m. STC £50 (11)12
3511937-47 SG462a-466a s’ways wmk. set mint (1d & 11/2d u.m.) with good perfs. STC £161+ (5)20
3521939-48 £1 SG478b in g.u. block of 4 STC £104 (1)10
3531948 RSW £1 f.u. STC £40 (1)10
354c.1950s-80s Dupl. used with high vals., commem. sets., etc. also a few C.I., I.o.M. (see lot 358) (100s)12
3551963 Freedom from Hunger phosphor set m.m. (2)3
3561975-84 PHQ colln. used/unused in album, incl. ‘75 Trains (STC £72), etc. most fine. (200+)18
3571976 & 1978 Collectors Packs (2)5
3581980s-c.2003 a continuation of lot 354. (100s)8
3591983 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, STC £21+ (7)5
3601984 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, STC £27+ (8)8
3611985 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, STC £36+ (8)8
3621986 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, STC £35+ (9)8
3631987 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, STC £31+ (8)8
3641988 Castle high value set in presentation pack (No. 18) STC £35 (1)9
3651988 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, STC £32+ (8)9
3661989 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, (no greetings) STC £32+ (8)9
3671990 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, (no greetings) STC £38+ (9)10
3681990 Commemorative Philatelic Bureau FDCs complete (no greetings or MSs) STC £35+ (9)4
3691990 Commem. sets complete f.u. (FD cancels) STC £33+ (9 sets)5
3701991 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, (no greetings) STC £38+ (8)9
3711991 Commemorative Philatelic Bureau FDCs complete (no greetings or MSs) STC £36+ (8)4
3721992 Castle high value definitive set in presentation pack (No. 27) (1)9
3731992 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, (no greetings) STC £40+ (9)11
3741992 Commemorative Philatelic Bureau FDCs complete (no greetings or MSs) STC £35+ (9)4
3751993 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, (no greetings) STC £44+ (9)12
3761993 Commemorative Philatelic Bureau FDCs complete (no greetings or MSs) STC £43+ (9)5
3771994 Channel Tunnel Joint issue pack (the French one) both sets u.m., still sealed. (1)2
3781994 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, (no greetings) STC £45+ (9)12
3791994 Commemorative Philatelic Bureau FDCs complete (no greetings or MSs) STC £45+ (9)5
3801998 Princess Diana Presentation Pack, the scarce Welsh language version. (1)38
3811998 Princess Di. presentation pack (sorry, not the scarce Welsh Language pack!), plus 1996 Football set on Evening standard FDC with football Collectors pack & 2006 ‘Animal Tales Joint FDC (USA/UK)5
3821998 Commemorative Presentation Packs complete, no greetings. (10)12
3831999/2000 Millennium Moment Document, unopened, scarce. (1)5
3842002 Wildings collection I MS in Presentation pack, scarce. (1)26
385E7 10/- blue SG319 g.u. heavy(ish) Birmingham roller cancel, lovely colour. STC £600 (1)48
386Pres. packs 1960s-90 seln., with commems., defins., etc. plus a few others. (58 items)26
387QV 3d plates (SG102/103 & 143/144) pl.7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17 used. most g.-f., some faults. (9)18
388E7 set (one of each colour & value) to 1/- high cat., most g.u. (15)18
389FDCs - 1980s (a few earlier & later) mostly handaddressed useful for f.u. sets. High cat. (c.100)15
3901st class stamps x100 unused (no gum) £39 face. (100)14
391A similar lot to the last. (100)14
392PHQs -1985-89 m.&u. colln. in binder. (32 sets+)10
393N.Ireland 17p type II used, uncommon. (1)10
3942nd class stamps x 100, unused, no gum, face £30 (100)10
395A similar lot to the last. (100)10
396Kiloware - modern seln. direct from charity source, 1Kg+, good material! (1,000s)10
397Kiloware - a similar lot to the last. (1,000s)10
398Self-adhesive commems. used incl. Submarine, etc. high cat. (8)9
399PHQs 1989-91 m.&u. colln. in binder (23 sets+)8
400PHQs 1979-90 reasonable accum. of unused sets, low estimate cheap as cards to post to friends! (100s)8

Prestige Booklets The following lots are all prestige booklets and mainly very fine. These are often the only source of special perforations, phosphors, se-tenants, etc. Almost every booklet has a stamp that is not available from any other source than one of its panes. As they get split to release these sought after stamps, the remaining intact booklets become scarcer. why not tuck a few away?
4011980 Wedgwood £3 & 1983 Royal Mint £4 Prestige booklets SG DX2 & DX4 (2)6
4021984 Christian Heritage Prestige booklet SG DX5 STC £32 (1)10
4031985 The Story of the Times Prestige booklet SG DX6 STC £22 (1)5
4041986 British Rail Prestige booklet SG DX7 STC £34 (1)5
4051987 P&O Prestige booklet SG DX8 STC £28 (1)5
4061988 Financial Times Prestige booklet SG DX9 (1)5
4071989 Scots Connection Prestige booklet SG DX10 STC £24 (1)5
4081990 London Life Prestige booklet SG DX11 STC £30 (1)5
4091998 Breaking Barriers Prestige booklet SG DX21 STC £30 (1)7
4101999 World Changers Prestige booklet SG DX23 STC £30 (1)8
4112000 Trees Prestige booklet SG DX26 STC £31 (1)8
4122001 Unseen & Unheard Prestige booklet SG DX27 STC £35 (1)7
4132004 Letters by Night Prestige booklet SG DX32 STC £24 (1)8
4142004 Glory of the garden Prestige booklet SG DX33 (1)8
4152005 Trafalgar Prestige booklet SG DX35 (1)8

Channel Islands & Isle of Man
416“, 1948 21/2d in complete sheet (120), folded a few perfs. split, with ‘broken wheel’ flaw (1)8
417“, Small box with 1980s (mainly) u.m. sets in glassines, etc. high face! some useful items. (100s)18
418“, Alderney 1983-89 colln. of FDCs incl. defins, Birds, Uniforms, etc. High cat. (9)8
419“, Guernsey 1942 Banknote paper pair SG4 & 5 u.m., scarce thus. STC £46 (2)15
420“, “, 1974-89 colln. of pres. packs, defins., commems. & P.Dues, plus a couple of Alderney in five albums, face stated to be c.£70 (78) 36
421“, “, 1984-89 FDC colln., useful for thematics, high cost when new. (61)15
422“, I.o.M. 1973-89 colln. of pres. packs incl. commems., defins, P.Dues, etc. Face c.£60+ (80+)30
423“, “, 1979-83 colln. of unaddressed FDCs (35)5
424“, “, 1984-89 FDC colln. in album, largely complete & incl. better. (39)7
425“, Jersey 1975-94 colln. of pres. packs in 3 albums, incl. defins., commems., P.Dues, etc., face stated to be £80+, nice collection, for expansion or splitting. (85+ packs)40
426“, “, 1979-89 colln. of unaddressed FDCs, etc. Attractive lot, very high catalogue. (68)18
427“, “, 1997 Bird set u.m. 10
428“, “, Martell, Huguenot & D. Day prestige booklets. Face £12+ (3)7

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