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The sale is arranged in the following order;
    Lots 1-99 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 100-111 Literature and Supplies
    Lots 112-125 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 126-405 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.
    Lots 406-473 United Kingdom
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General, 29 April 2002                                     Page 2                             Estimate £.

Collections and Mixed Lots.
                                                                                                                        Estimate (pounds sterling)

1     Large bundle c.35cm deep of world stamps on pages and stockleaves – often in folders by
        country. Gathered overseas, so not the typical UK-collected mix. (Many 1,000s)           ..           £100.
 2     World colln. on printed pages in plastic sleeves, in 11 binders. Generally cheaper/commoner
      stamps, but a very wide spread of some thousands.         ..         ..         ..        ..          ..          ..         £60.
 3    Banana box with large stockalbum of Germany, slim album of UK, folder of USA, thousands
      of loose stamps in packets, and more.         ..         ..         ..         ..        ..          ..        ..        ..            £45.
 4    World colln. to 1976 in two-volume US-made Citation album – very thick and heavy.
        General ranges, mainly used – must be 1,000s.         ..         ..         ..        ..          ..          ..              £40.
 5     Medium box with interesting assortment of world material. Includes Mauritius on leaves, a
      few early Spain, several Commonwealth 1949 UPU sets on piece, some USA FDCs, mint NZ
      inc. four health m.m., etc. (many 100s) ..         ..         ..         ..        ..          ..          ..          ..               £40.
 6   Carton with 13 stockbooks, one album, and one jotter. Also stockleaves and folder. Vast
      range of material.          ..         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..          ..          ..          ..          ..               £40.
 7   Carton with 16 various binders of stockleaves – slim to medium. Very wide range of date
      and area, but biggest numbers are of fairly modern commercially used odds. (1,000s)         ..         £40.
 8     A similar lot (18 binders). ..         ..         ..         ..         ..           ..          ..          ..          ..          ..        £40.
 9     A similar box with 7 medium/large binders of stockleaves, plus seven folders of stamps in
      pocketed pages. (1,000s) ..         ..         ..         ..         ..           ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          £30.
10    Nine various albums/stockbooks plus various leaves and folders, with a general mix of world
      stamps. (1,000s) ..         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..          ..          ..          ..          ..               £35.
 11 Varied world mix in carton. Generally cheaper – but not all standard, and much to sort.
  (1,000s) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 12 Bundle of old large pages with early to modern stamps of a selection of countries – inc.
  Spain, Denmark, Aden, China, etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. 35.
 13 Box - two albums of United Nations, couple of folders of USA, other stockcards, a few
  covers. Some medium values seen.  .. .. .. .. 35.
 14 Cardboard box of many 1,000s of world stamps off-paper in packets, on stockleaves, etc.
  Lots of sorting fun. .. .. .. .. .. .. 32.
 15 Four shoeboxes with thousands of world stamps (not all countries) mainly sorted into envel-
  opes. Fair range. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 16 Four mixed Scott International albums with world ranges, covering odd bits of the alphabet
  in odd periods. (100s of stamps, but quite sparse); also 5 similar albums (empty, nixed
  condition). .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 17 Small but interesting mixture in flat box. Some on pages, others in packets, and inc. many
  stamps which are better than average (many cat. £s, some £10s), but with apparent problems
  with previous storage – gum adherence and toning – in places. (Many 100s) .. 30.
 18 Small box with a bundle of little stockcards, many stamps of medium value, of a wide
  variety of country m. & u., early to modern. (100s) .. .. .. 30.
 19 Carton with world mix on stockleaves and in a tray of glassine packets, etc. (Many 1,000s) 30.
 20 World mix in 35 old approval books (German source). Contain early to middle period stamps
  of Commonwealth and foreign countries. (Many 100s) .. .. .. 28.
 21 A carton with 14 mixed albums of world stamps – very varied in style, some remaindered. 26.
 22 Older world (to 1938) in printed album, used and mint, with no Europe included – much
  South America. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 23 Carton with ten mixed printed or fastbound world albums – varied contents (sparse to fair),
  mixed states of repair. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 24 A similar lot (11 albums). .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 25 Scott’s International album (for world Czechoslovakia to Hong Kong, earlies to c.1963)
  with a wide mix of mainly used stamps. (Many 100s) .. .. .. 24.
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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 26 World mix in glassine packets, in box. Hundreds of packets = 1,000s of stamps off paper.
  Has the appearance of having a bit of everything. .. .. .. 24.
 27 Small UK colln. in album, a duplicated qty. of cheap Free French issues, some Australia off-
  paper, Stamps of the World catalogue (1999, 2-vol. foreign), SG Commonwealth catalogue
  (2000, 2-vol.), and others. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 28 Medium carton with world mix on leaves, stockcards, etc. Some W.Berlin, Gold Coast,
  Australia, a little UK, some USA commem part mint sheets, etc. .. .. 22.
 29 World colln. to 1966 in one-volume US-made Citation album – binder split. Many 100s,
  general ranges. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 30 Large box with a thematic collection of Konrad Adenauer theme, a smaller collection of
  George Washington, a Prinz guillotine, and some mixed world stamps. .. 20.
 31 Eight small/medium stockbooks with Italy, Netherlands, Germany, and other world; also
  several German FDCs, and other loose world in packets etc. (1,000s)  .. 18
 32 A big stockalbum of mainly used world, a lesser one of USA, plus various covers and a few
  loose stamps. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 33 Medium box with fairly well-filled Meteor album, 2 small stockbooks, and some album pages etc. 15.
 34 Album of Vatican, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, etc., plus some Poland on pages, a few Canada
  Small Queens, and S.W.A. 1937 Coronation.  .. .. .. 15.
 35 One medium, three small, and five pocket stockbooks, with ranges of many countries. Much
  is earlier, but a high proportion toned. (c.2,400) .. .. .. 12.
 36 Two small albums, a few modern UK, and a little Singapore on paper. .. 7.
 37 Scott International printed album for world stamps 1956-59, with only a handful of stamps. 6.
 
 38 British Commonwealth; bundle of 13 remainder club exchange books, of countries A-U
  plus some UK and UK country stamps. Remains PTSA £293. (generally at about 20%
  catalogue). (100s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 39 --; a similar lot, of countries A-L (no GB), remains PTSA £180. .. .. 24.
 40 --; Ideal album (vol.1, or issues to 1914) with a very sparse collection (c.420). The album in
  fine condition. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 41 --; album with colln. of Australia, Canada, India, NZ, S.Africa - mainly used with dupl. (c.1,300) 12.
 42 --; stockalbum with a few hundred stamps, largely quite modern used. .. 12.
 43 --; seln. of 50+ u.m. blocks, mainly KG6. .. .. .. .. 10.
 44 --; small stockbook with mainly modern used Hong Kong and Singapore. (c.500)  10.
 45 --; pages with 600 different mainly used; plus a packet of approx.500 duplicates.  8.
 46 --; stockbook of British Africa, another of Europe, Asia, and Ireland. (c.800) .. 8.
 47 --; stockbook of mainly used Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific. (c.650) .. 5.
 48 --; Omnibus; 1945-46 Victory – various l.m.m. (c.30% complete) .. .. 4.
 49 --; --; 1948-49 S.Wedding sets of FID m.m., Trinidad & Tobago m.m., Virgin Is. u.m. 8.
 50 --; --; 1953 Coronation attractive colln. of 78 FDCs (= 106 stamps) – illus envelopes with
  typed or printed addresses; also first day UK Coronation airletter. .. .. 24.
 51 --; --; 1981 Royal Wedding SG printed album with u.m. colln. (plus a few loose/duplicates)
  (163, 15 m.s., 20 panes, 43 sheetlets). Also 1981 R.W. catalogue. .. .. 35.
 

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 52 Americas; stockbook with mainly used Canada, Jamaica, B.W.I., and USA. (c.1,000) 6.
 53 Asia; Scott’s Specialty album of Indonesia, Manchukuo, and (mostly) Persia/Iran. Scattered
  used collection to 1957. (Few 100s) .. .. .. .. 10.



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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 54 Europe; two stockbooks with mainly used ranges of Italy, Greece, Spain, Liechtenstein, UK,
  Switzerland (Intl. Org.), Scandinavia, Ireland, and others. (Many 100s) .. 32.
 55 --; Austria, Hungary, Poland, and a few France on mixed old pages and on stockleaves. Fair
  number of earlier issues included, others up to 1970s. (100s) .. .. 18.
 56 --; stockalbum of largely quite modern used Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, and a few
  others, many pictorials. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 57 --; sparse collection to 1956 in two large Scott’s Specialty printed albums for “Eastern and
  Southern Europe” – stronger in Greece, WW2 Croatia, Yugoslavia. (Few 100s)  15.
 58 --; album with various countries mainly used, little modern. (c.1,200)  .. 8.
 59 --; Eastern Europe; a stockalbum of Croatia and Yugoslavia, another of Czechoslovakia
  (inc. Bohemia and Moravia), and a small collection of Poland on leaves. Mixed duplication.
  (Many 100s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 60 --; --; album with m. & u. Poland (c.500), and USSR (c.500). .. .. 8.
 61 --; Cinderella; 1958, 1960 three “FDCs” of the bogus propaganda Romania “stamps” with
  Madrid first day cancels; also three similar for Croatia 1960. All are Europa issues. 5.
 62 Foreign; two-volume Ideal album for issues to 1915 (fine condition) with only a sparse
  collection (vol.1 has about 650 stamps, vol.2 has c.250, in the A-G countries only). 30.
 63 --; bundle of 12 remainder club exchange books – mainly used from quite a variety of
  countries. Remains PTSA £262. (generally at about 20% catalogue) (100s) .. 30.
 64 --; a similar lot, of 9 books, PTSA £117. .. .. .. .. 15.
 65 --; accumulation in about 30 old-style approval books. Much from the Europe (especially
  Eastern) area. Bulk seems to be common/cheaper material – but lots of it. (c.6,000) 12.
 66 --; seln. of 1949 UPU issues mint in packets. Some suffering from adhesion or toning, but
  worth picking over. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 67 Latin America; two stockalbums with a mainly used range with duplication. Much Cuba,
  Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and few only of others. (1,000s) 20.
 68 --; two Scott’s Specialty albums, one with m.m. S.America (countries A-C, strength in 1950s),
  the other with used Cuba and Dominican Republic. .. .. .. 10.
 69 Overseas; six mint blocks of El Salvador imperfs, and seven unused blocks of Puerto Rico
  imperfs with double prints etc. All printers’ waste ? .. .. .. 15.
 70 Scandinavia; Denmark 1975 , and Norway 1977, 1978 year packs, a seln. of Sweden bkts.,
  23 Danish 2kr bkts., and a few others. .. .. .. .. 15.
 71 Thematic; folder with 45 packets, each with one theme, each usually c.25 different. 10.
 72 --; Aircraft; medium stockbook with approx.400 different (aeroplanes, balloons, airships,
  etc.), mainly cancelled-to-order. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 73 --; Art; collection of m.m./u.m./used stamps on pages and in two stockbooks, mainly
  paintings. A few others also included. (some 100s) .. .. .. 20.
 74 --; Motorcycles; small seln. of c.75 m. & u. inc. slightly less common. .. 5.
 75 --; Railway; “Leaders of the World” Locomotive Philatelica u.m. colln. in two albums (268 pairs) 15.
 76 Miniature Sheets; useful seln. of mint of about the 1930s/1940s period (and some others ?),
  with Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Poland, Romania, and a few others. Mixed
  condition (from poor/damaged to fine u.m.). (c.55) .. .. .. 50.
 77 Covers; a carton of covers inc. many USA (some first flights noticed, as well as mixed
  commercial and philatelic), mixed world covers addressed to Copenhagen around 1960s,
  etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 78 --; mainly 1940s/50s, mainly foreign, mainly commercial, bundle of covers. Largely standard,
  but inc. some slightly better. (420) .. .. .. .. 26.
 79 --; box of world FDCs and commercial covers, mainly 1950s-80s. Includes UN postal station-
  ery and Switzerland FDCs. (Many 100s) .. .. .. .. 22.
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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 80 Covers; mix of mainly commercial covers of mixed countries, inc. a number censored to
  USA, others mainly 1920s-50s. (70) Also some USA commercial and a few USA FDCs. 20.
 81 --; medium box with c.900 mainly commercial world covers, mainly c.1980s, with strength
  in Europe to USA. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 82 --; box with very roughly 300 mixed world covers – mainly commercial about 1950s/60s. 15.
 83 --; Sumner Collection Great Historic Stamps First Day Covers in two albums, mainly 1979
  Rowland Hill, mixed part sets/full sets (95) .. .. .. .. 15.
 84 --; small seln. of covers and cards inc. Italy, UK (inc. 1965 Churchill and other FDCs, and
  1966 World Cup final souvenir card), and others. (36) .. .. .. 10.
 85 --; small seln. inc. 1933 Venice to Glasgow with German airmail cachet, 1991 UK Forces
  Airletter from Desert Storm, etc. (25) .. .. .. .. 5.
 86 --; Commonwealth; mixed bundle (various countries, periods, and types). Perhaps around
  200 in total, and with some bits of interest included. .. .. .. 20.
 87 --; --; two albums with FDCs of Canada (21), India (32), Brunei (15), and others (c.35) 18.
 88 --; two albums of mainly FDCs (largely 1960s/70s) of various countries, plus a few UK
  special cancels. (150) Also two souvenir albums of FDCs (but these with toning). 24.
 89 --; three cover albums with a mix of UK and others, mainly special pmks./FDCs (108); also
  an album with some 1977 Jubilee FDCs (but these with some tone spots). .. 12.
 90 --; two albums of FDCs about 1977-78, often part sets (47) .. .. 6.
 91 --; Europe; box with perhaps about 200 covers. Mixed countries, mixed types, mixed periods.
  Much is cheap, but bits of interest to be found. Includes Bulgaria, Germany, Scandinavia. 30.
 92 --; Europa; 1980 album of 30 different FDCs. .. .. .. 6.
 93 --; Foreign; seln. of FDCs and others of various countries (inc. France). (c.70) .. 10.
 94 --; Overseas; mixed philatelic/commercial bundle. Includes some Israel FDCs, former French
  African Colonies FDCs, Latin America, etc. (c.270, with hardly any USA) .. 30.
 95 --; Postal Stationery; bundle of mainly unused, with USA (140), Poland (145), and some
  mixed others (55). Mainly unused and quite modern. .. .. .. 15.
 96 Perfins; seln. of UK (148) and foreign (210) on stockleaves.  .. .. 12.
 ** --; see also Rhodesia.
 ** Forgeries; see German Occupations.
 97 Cinderella; stockbook with a varied mix – fiscal, revenue, telegraph, charity, local, bogus,
  publicity, cut-outs, etc. (c.750) .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 98 --; seln. on five stockleaves – mixed types and areas. (c.200+), plus a few others. .. 8.
 99 --; seln. of 20 sheetlets of “Surf Islands” (perf and imperf), mixed themes, some faults. 5.
 ** --; see also Mixed Lots (Europe), Austria, France, Germany, India, Montenegro, Spain, Turkey,
  USA, UK.

 Literature and Supplies
 100 Literature; The Small Queens of Canada by John Hillson, 1989. (One flyleaf missing.) 5.
 101 --; T.P.O. run from 1947 to 1974 in binders, plus 1975 to 1983 in envelopes. Useful source
  of information. Also 7 TPO-related photographs. .. .. .. 20.
 102 --; The Forces Postal History Society Newsletter incomplete run between 1992 and 2001 (21). 5.
 103 --; British Philatelic Congress Yearbooks incomplete run between 1950 and 1973 (21 differ-
  ent, hardbound); also 1914 and 1925 Congress Reports, 4 recent Congress Handbooks, and a
  bundle of recent ABPS News. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 104 --; Post Horn (P.O. Vehicle Club Magazine) seven odds from April 1992 to April 1996, then
  complete 1997 to June 2001. Also Railway Philately Journal 1996-2001 (21), etc. 8.
 105 --; Letter Box Study Group newsletters almost complete Jan.1983-Jul.1986, some others. 3.
 106 --; The Handstamps of Wells, Fargo & Co. 1852-1895 by John F. Leutzinger, 1968. 4.
 107 Supplies (New); five full packets (each of 1,000) of Peelax folded hinges. Some years old. 4.
 108 --; SG Devon album (green, with slipcase) with about 100 unused pages. (Retail £45.90) 18.
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 109 Supplies (Second-Hand); Lighthouse hingeless album for Great Britain 1971-89, very good
  2nd-hand in unnamed red Perfect binder. (Retail approx.£140.) .. .. 20.
 110 --; thirteen various medium-sized springback binders (mixed makes, mainly anonymous) in
  general fair/good working order. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 111 --; four brown SG Universal binders. .. .. .. .. 10.

  Non-Philatelic Items
 112 Banknotes; Scotland; 1948-59 four different £1 notes, average condition. .. 6.
 113 --; --; 1949-57 seven different £5 notes, generally good to very fine. .. .. 55.
 114 --; --; 1949-57 six different £5 notes, generally fair to fine. .. .. 40.
 115 Cigarette Cards; corner-slot album with a mix of sets and odds. Includes Wills Merchant
  Ships of the World set (cat.£62½), Wonders of the Past set (£30.), Lambert & Butler Motor
  Cars (c.58 odds, cat.£2.40+ each, poorer), Mitchell Clan Tartans set of 50 (£80.), etc. (c.340) 40.
 116 --; Major Drapkin; 1928 Australian and English Test Cricketers set (40) very fine, cat.£70. 20.
 117 --; Ogden’s; 1926 Cricket 1926 set (50) fine/very fine, cat.£120. .. .. 30.
 118 --; Stephen Mitchell; 1925 River and Coastal Steamers set (70) complete, mainly good to
  fine/very fine, cat.£200. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 119 --; Wills; 1935 Association Footballers set (50) mainly fine, cat.£65., and 1936 Household
  Hints set (50) mainly fair to fine, cat.£8. .. .. .. .. 10.
 120 Coins; a tin with about 2kg of cheap world (mainly foreign) mix. .. .. 8.
 121 --; U.K.; 1887 half sovereign, the reverse enamelled, and encased in pendant, glass front and
  back. Some scratches. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 ** Ephemera; see U.S.A.
 122 Postcards; box with a mix of early to modern cards, mainly foreign inc. numerous USA,
  some Mexico, etc. (c.400) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 123 --; box with about 2,000 cards – mainly USA early to middle period, but other countries
  spotted also. Majority unused. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 124 --; six WW1 Daily Mirror Canadian Official Series postcards, unused, and three others. 6.
 125 Stamp Replicas; large album with 100 envelopes (not postal), each with gold-surfaced
  replica of a USA stamp at left. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 
  Classified by Country
 126 Albania; 1945-61 small u.m. seln. on a couple of leaves, mainly full sets, high catalogue.
  (36, 2 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 127 Algeria; 1924-30 mint seln. (mostly m.m.), comprising 1924-25 set, 1926 views (original)
  set, 1927 Soldiers’ Fund set, and 1930 Exhibition 10f, the last being thinned. Cat. approx.
  FF.1,000. (70) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 128 Ascension; 1956 definitive set (13) u.m. (short perfs on 1/-), cat.£110. .. 24.
 129 Australian States; New South Wales; 1851-1910 mainly used on a few pages inc. several
  scarcer stamps. (c.100) .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 130 --; Queensland; 1860-1909 mainly used colln. on a few pages, inc. a few scarcer. (95) 15.
 131 --; South Australia; 1855-1912 mainly used colln. on a few pages. Decent range with a few
  scarcer stamps evident. (120) .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 132 --; Tasmania; 1855-1904 mainly used colln. on six pages. Fair spread with some useful
  pickings, and high total cat.. (65)  .. .. .. .. 24.
 133 --; Victoria; 1854-1913 mainly used on eight pages, some scarcer included (90)  10.
 134 --; Western Australia; 1861-1912 small mainly used colln. (75) .. .. 10.

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 135 Australia; 1915-67 mint (mainly m.m.) range in small stockbook, inc. numerous stamps cat.
  in pounds each, a few imprint blocks, etc. S.t.c.£750. (c.600) .. .. 90.
 136 --; 1925-37 four covers to USA, all charged postage due.  .. .. 3.
 137 --; 1966-88 fairly complete (basic stamps complete, some m.s. missing) used collection in SG
  printed album – includes AAT. High catalogue. (c.870) .. .. .. 35.
 138 --; 1971 Christmas pane of 25 u.m., unfolded, cat.£58. .. .. .. 15.
 139 --; Postage Due; 1958-60 no wmk. 5d f.u. – perfs a bit rough at left. SG D136a, cat.£60. 10.
 140 Australian Antarctic Territory; 1973 defin set pres. pack (stamps cat.£14.); also a cheap
  Ross dependency pack. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 141 Austria; 1883-90 50k perf.9½ fine used. One perf at lower left partly short. SG 75B, cat.£65. 12.
 142 --; 1930-57 used seln. on stockleaf, mainly fine/very fine, inc. 1949 Child Welfare set (4) (cat.
  £78.), 1950 Birds air 3s (£90.), and other better sets and odds. S.t.c.£600+ (105)  £120.
 143 --; 1946-52 l.m.m. seln., much in sets, and with a high average catalogue price. S.t.c.£300+
  (for u.m.) (55) .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 144 --; duplicated mainly used defins in broken stockbook, mainly of the earlier/middle period. 15.
 145 --; Local Issues; 1921 three stamps with “Ubstimmung/in Salzburg/29. MAI/1921” opt.
  heavy m.m., and four used stamps with “W/19 1 21/M” opt., small faults. .. 8.
 146 --; --; 1921 three stamps with “Ubstimmung/in Salzburg/29. MAI/1921” opt. m.m. 4.
 147 --; Cinderella; red stamp (design as 1850 issue, but “1890” in lower tablet) unused. 3.
 ** --; see also Montenegro.
 148 Bahamas; 1884-90 £1 with numeral cancel and small manuscript cancel. SG 57 (cat.£225.).
  May be postally used, but not certainly. .. .. .. .. 30.
 149 --; 1938-52 5/- on thick paper m.m., SG 156 (cat.£170. for u.m.) .. .. 28.
 150 Bechuanaland; 1938-52 set (11) l.m.m. (cat.£65. for u.m.) .. .. 15.
 151 Brasil; 1900-84 mint sets and singles on stockcards, largely commems with slight dupl. Inc.
  1931 Zeppelin set (4, cat.£133.), 1931 Air 2500r (£28.), etc. (107). .. .. 30.
 152 British Guiana; 1876-79 1c perf.14?12½ sound used (fair), SG 136, cat.£200. .. 20.
 153 British Occupation of Italian Colonies; M.E.F.; 1942 and 1943-47 set (11, mixed issues)
  m.m. (cat.£35. for u.m.); and a few others. .. .. .. .. 10.
 154 --; Eritrea; 1948-49 opt. set (13) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 155 --; --; 1950 opt. set (13) m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) .. .. .. 16.
 156 --; --; 1951 opt. set (7) l.m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. .. .. 14.
 157 --; --; Postage Due; 1948 set (5) m.m., and 1950 set (5, the 5c thinned) (cat.£93. for u.m.) 20.
 158 --; Somalia; 1948 opt. set (11) m.m., and 1950 opt. set (11, 30c creased) (cat.£39. for u.m.) 12.
 159 --; Tripolitania; 1948 opt. set (13) m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£32. for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 160 --; --; 1950 opt. set (8) heavy to light m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.); and a few others.  12.
 161 --; --; Postage Due; 1948 and 1950 sets m.m. (cat.£115. for u.m.). First 3d and 4d have
  disturbed gum. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 162 Brunei; 1947-51 set (missing 6c, but with 7 extra perfs/shades) l.m.m./m.m., nearly all fine.
  (Cat.£81. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 163 --; 1952-58 defin set (14) m.m. (cat.£30. for u.m.) .. .. .. 6.
 164 Burma; 1937 KG5 short set 3p to 5r l.m.m. (+ shade of 3½a). All fine but for ½a, 9p, 8a.
  Cat.£89. (16) .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 165 --; 1937 KG5 10r f.u. (centred lower-right), SG 16, cat.£55. .. .. 15.
 166 --; 1938-40 defin short set to 5r (i.e. set less 10r) l.m.m. (cat.c.£95. for u.m.). Few short perfs
  on 8a.  .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 167 --; 1945 MILY ADMN set (16) l.m.m. (cat.£4.75 for u.m.)  .. .. 2.
 168 --; 1946 new colours set (15) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£30. for u.m.) .. .. 8.
 169 --; 1947 Interim Government opt. set (15) l.m.m. (few short perfs on 8a). (Cat.£22. for u.m.) 7.

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 170 Canada; Newfoundland; 1937 Coronation additional set (11) l.m.m. (cat.£35. for u.m.) 10.
 171 --; --; 1932 the unissued “Wayzata” $1 airmail stamp u.m. (small natural spot at top) 12.
 172 Canada; 1852-57 imperf 6d used spacefiller. Horizontal crease, and coloured stain, there-
  fore spacefiller only. Minimum cat.£950. .. .. .. .. 45.
 173 --; 1852-57 3d Beaver, plus 1859 1c (2), 5c (3), 10c (1), 12½c (1), mixed used. Cat.£340+. 24.
 174 --; 1859-1990 m. & u. lot in stockbook. Includes a range of stamps with RPO cancels. (100s) 12.
 175 --; 1870-97 Small Queens useful specialised used accumulation/collection in stockbook.
  Comprises ½c (9), 1c (78), 2c (35), 3c (c.400), 5c (c.70), 6c (4), 8c (1 poor), and 10c (3 poor).
  All stamps are sorted by perforation (by fine measurements). Mainly good/fine but some with
  faults. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 176 --; 1870-97 colln. of Small Queens arranged by printings, perfs, and shades, plus a few others.
  (c.300) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 55.
 177 --; 1935-88 quirky little colln. of used stamps on pages showing the “hidden dates” (180);
  also some even quirkier bits cut off world envelopes (not stamps). .. .. 5.
 178 --; 1978 Capex miniature sheet – 100 u.m. examples, approx. half with a little toning. Cat.
  £1.25 ? 100 = £125. Face value $169. .. .. .. .. 22.
 179 --; small seln. of mint (many u.m.) 1930s/40s odd values, including a number cat. several
  pounds each. Noted 4 copies of SG 302, cat.£80 each – however these, and others, with faults
  e.g. stuck together etc. (c.50) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 180 --; mainly used duplicated in binder. Generally commoner – inc. a few mint and some pre-
  cancels. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 181 --; Booklets; 1978 $3.50 booklet SG SB85 set of five designs, cat.£50. .. 10.
 182 Ceylon; 1935-36 defin set – three of each value u.m. (missing 30c, some extras of 2c),
  mainly fine. Cat.c.£83. .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 183 China; small mix in stockbook inc. a few Korea also. (c.500+) .. .. 5.
 184 --; Locals; 1893-96 small m.m. seln., mainly good/fine, cat.£38. (12, all-different) 6.
 185 --; People’s Republic; 1995 Osmanthus miniature sheet – six u.m., cat.£8. each.  12.
 186 --; --; 1995 souvenir folder for Beijing Phil. Exhib., containing Osmanthus set (cancelled),
  Osmanthus m.sheets u.m. perf. and imperf., plus 2 non-postal m.s. .. .. 6.
 187 --; --; 1997 Return of Hong Kong 50y m.s. u.m. (cat.£15.) in souvenir folder. .. 5.
 188 --; --; 1997 Temple of Heaven (10 u.m. sets), Mount Huangshan (10 u.m. miniature sheets),
  and Xi’an Walls (10 u.m. sets). Cat.£34. Nearly all fine.  .. .. 8.
 189 Cocos (Keeling) Islands; 1976 Ships defins seln. of duplicated odd values – between 18 and
  90 each of 1c, 2c, and 15c to 40, in u.m. blocks etc. Cat.£144. (276) .. .. 12.
 190 Colombia; SCADTA; 1928 Mendez opt. on 30c m.m. (toned gum), SG 55, cat.£40. 10.
 191 Costa Rica; 1936-67 small m. & u. colln. in binder – some sets in the mint. (c.170) 15.
 192 Cuba; 1948, and 1953-55 u.m. stock – mainly part sheets, sets and odds. Total cat. approx.
  £375+ (c.300) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 193 Czechoslovakia; 1970-88 attractive u.m. colln. in Schaubek printed album, nearly all in
  complete sets. S.t.c.£700+ (665, 33 m.s.) .. .. .. .. £100.
 194 Denmark; 1851-2000 useful used collection in stockbook. Apart from a mixed early section
  which includes a number of scarcer stamps, there is a mainly v.f.u. run of the last 15 years.
  Includes 1851 4RBS, 1864-70 Crown & Sceptre 2s, 3s, 1870-74 Bicolour 2s, 8s, 1875-1901
  Bicolours inc. 5ø, 1912 GPO 5k, 1918 27ø surcharges (11 diff.), etc. Also some Greenland.
  Total s.t.c.£1,850+ (c.1,000) .. .. .. .. .. £240.
 195 --; 1875-1943 used colln. in small album – numerous individual stamps cat. pounds. (c.250) 20
 196 --; 1925-29 Airmail 10ø, 15ø (poorer), and 25ø fine used, cat.SKr.1,150.  20.
 197 --; 1944 opt. on Round Tower (2 sheets 0f 50), 1960 Refugee opt. 30ø  half sheet (one shows
  the “Viggo” re-entry, another the “M” flaw), and 1976 Postilion 130ø sheet of 20. All u.m.,
  and nearly all fine. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
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 198 Dubai; 1964 Anti-Tb 50np perf.10½ in cancelled half-sheet of 25, cat.£3.25 each. 8.
 199 Estonia; 1938 Social Relief m.s. m.m. (cat.£32.), 1939 Social Relief m.s. m.m. (£45.), Pärnu
  m.s. m.m. (£20.). .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 200 Falkland Islands; 1898 5/- fine m.m. (one shortened perf.), SG 42, cat.£170. .. 45.
 201 --; 1912-20 3/- m.m., centred lower right, SG 66, cat.£75.  .. .. 20.
 202 --; 1921-28 3/- u.m., centred high, SG 80 (cat.£80. for m.m.) .. .. 30.
 203 Fiji; 1871-1935 mint selection on four cards – all-different (if allowing shades etc.) and
  mainly fine. Some better values included.S.t.c.£780. (82) .. .. .. £120.
 204 --; KE7 and KG5 selection mint and used on stockcard. Includes a good number of better
  values especially 1912-23 £1 m.m. Total s.t.c.£735. (39)  .. .. 90.
 205 --; 1954-59 defin set (missing 1d) u.m., cat. almost £100. (14) .. .. 26.
 206 Finland; 1963-75 pictorial definitive 5p, 25p, 40p, 75p, 1m, 1m50, 1m75, 2m, and air 45p,
  3m all u.m., cat.£14.90; also 60p, 65p, 1m25, 2m50, 5m, and air 57p u.m. but with minor
  marks on gum (cat.£17.65) .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 207 France; 1849-1968 mainly used range on dealer’s sales pages. Main interest in a few Cérès
  and Napoléon stamps (poor to fine). (200+) .. .. .. .. 40.
 208 --; 1838-58 seln. of 13 covers/entires with a variety of markings (only 1 adhesive). 15.
 209 --; 1900-68 mint selection inc. 1924 Olympics set (cat.£32.), 1924-25 Arts set (£16.), 1935
  Richelieu (£20.), 1936 Peace (£13½), 1938 World Cup (£11.), 1944 Cock/Marianne set
  (£11½), 1945-46 Marianne high values (4, £12½), and many others of medium value. (c.190) 35.
 210 --; 1914-49 seln. of Charity issues on dealer’s sales pages. Mainly used, and inc. 1926-27
  War Orphans 1f, 1936 Intellectuals 1f50, 1943 Relief Fund set, 1943 Relief Fund 4f, 5f, and
  many others cat. in pounds each. Mainly fine. (87) .. .. .. 30.
 211 --; 1917-54 seln. of Charity issues on dealer’s sales pages. mainly mint (generally fine l.m.m.)
  and inc. 1922 War Orphans 50+10c, 1938 Intellectuals 1f75, 1942 Arms set (12), 1942
  Tricolore (2 sets + 1 gutter pair), and many others with cat. prices in pounds. (180) 50.
 212 --; 1936-71 mint airmails comprising 1936 3f50 l.m.m. (cat.£60.), 7 others. .. 18.
 213 --; 1937 PEXIP miniature sheet mint, and attractive at first sight. Unfortunately {a} there is a
  blemish at one corner, and {b} a Luxembourg miniature sheet (1939 Charlotte) is stuck to the
  gum on the reverse !  Cat.£225. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 214 --; 1964 PHILATEC 1f in u.m. pane of four (i.e. half sheet) with labels. Cat.£108.  28.
 215 --; 1964 PHILATEC 1f complete sheet of eight with first day cancels, SG MS1651a, cat.£160.
  Fine but for crease in one corner of margin. .. .. .. .. 40.
 216 --; Postage Due; 1881-92 50c, 2f reddish-brown, 5f reddish-brown, mixed used (some faults),
  SG D289, D294, D296, cat.£505. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 217 --; Parcel Stamps; 1894-1903 four Colis Postaux de Paris labels (= 3 diff.) (cat.c.700.f) 10.
 218 French Colonies and POs; useful lot on old album leaves and in packets, mint and used.
  Good range of areas and periods. (100s) .. .. .. .. 40.
 219 --; Inini; 1932-42 m.m. seln. on leaves, mostly of 1932-40 set inc. the two key values (1f
  violet & brown), 1f75 red & brown, latter ? 3 – 1 faulty). Cat.£140. Some duplicated and just
  a few slightly adhering or foxed. (81) .. .. .. .. 24.
 220 --; Morocco; 1942 Child Refugees set (4) in u.m. fourblocks. Gum toned. Cat.£40. 8.
 221 French Area; four medium stockbooks of mint, commercially used and c.t.o. stamps and
  m.s., largely post-independence, some dupl., much seldseen, and high cat. (c.1,400, 30 m.s.) 40.
 222 --; approx. 1971-72 seln. of 18 épreuves de luxe, of seven countries, plus Mali 1972 Sapporo
  Winter Olympics m.s. imperf. u.m. .. .. .. .. 12.
 223 Gambia; 1912-22 KG5 defin. used seln. (generally fine, and with just a little dupl.), inc.
  Crown CA values to 2/-, and Script CA values to 10d (inc. ½d, 1½d, 5d, 6d, 7½d, 10d). (23) 18.
 
 
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 224 Germany; 1933-41 Hindenburg (swastika wmk.) seln. of mint blocks and sheets of se-tenant
  combinations (booklet panes) – approx. 60 panes equivalent. Condition variable.  20.
 225 --; 1936 Summer Olympics set stuck to folded souvenir sheet (not cancelled), plus three
  lowest values on two covers cancelled Stadium 1.8.36 (a bit unfresh). Cat.£50+ for stamps as
  m.m. or used. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 226 --; seln. of 12 unused postal stationery cards, all 3rd Reich period with printed designs, nearly
  all different, fair to fine. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 227 --; mixed box –six stockbooks, various pages, 17 sheets of DDR c.t.o. 1960-72, some covers
  (these generally modern/philatelic), etc. .. .. .. .. 30.
 228 --; small mixture inc. two old approval books, and a few loose in packets inc. W.Germany
  1951-52 Posthorn 70pf used (11), 90pf used (44). .. .. .. 26.
 229 --; box of covers, postcards, and stamps inc. Allied Occupation part sheets. .. 15.
 230 --; Local Issues; 1945 Glauchau opts. on 11 different stamps, each used on piece, "as is".
  S.t.c. DM.340. (Michel) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 231 --; West Berlin; 1949-57 mainly used seln. on stockleaf – includes 1949 Goethe set f.u. (plus
  extra 10pf), 1952 Beethoven 30pf f.u. (2), 1951 Bell (clapper left) 30pf u.m., 1951-52 Bell
  (clapper right) 40pf g.u., 1952 Olympic 20pf f.u., 1952-53 Berliners 6pf, 15pf f.u., 15pf u.m.,
  1953 Bell (clapper centre) set (5) f.u., etc. Also a few W.Germany. Total s.t.c.£800+ (c.55) £100.
 232 --; --; 1952-53 Berliners 4pf, 10pf, 20pf, 30pf, 1954 Reuter, Strauss, Borsig, all g./f.
  commercially used. Cat.£17.95 .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 233 --; West Germany; 1951 Röntgen, 1952 Otto, and 1953 Liebig, fair/fine commercially used,
  cat.£47. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 234 --; --; 1977-78 colln. of single stamps on illus. FDCs, in souvenir album. (63) .. 8.
 235 --; East Germany; Zentraler Kurierdienst; 1964 f.u. pair (c.t.o.) of 20pf Michel 46 XVI, cat.
  approx.DM.80. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 236 --; German Occupations; Denmark; 6 Hitler heads and 1 official, each with bogus overprint
  “Feltpost/Dänemark” in red. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 237 --; Cinderella; set of 19 post-WW1 “Mourning Labels” fair/fine. .. .. 5.
 238 --; --; 1931 souvenir sheet for Mophila with facsimile fourblock of Hamburg 1866 1¼s. 3.
 239 Gibraltar; 1938-51 defin set (excl. £1) l.m.m. (cat.£82. for u.m.) .. .. 20.
 240 Greece; 1917 Venizelist 5d and 10d m.m. (creases), cat.£51, plus the unissued 4d m.m. 8.
 241 --; 1937-38 George II 1d, 3d, 8d, and 100d, each in u.m. fourblock. Cat.£45. .. 10.
 242 Greenland; 1945 “New York” 1ø, 30ø, 1kr, 2kr, 5kr m.m. – sound but toned (cat.Skr.700.) 10.
 243 Guatemala; 1938 Philatelic Exhibition (flags) miniature sheet – 12 u.m. examples, cat.£16. 5.
 244 Hong Kong; 1862-63 no wmk. 18c used (small tear), and 1863-71 wmk. Crown CC 4c, 6c,
  8c, and 30c mauve (small thin) g./f.u. Cat.£70+ .. .. .. 10.
 245 --; 1912 attractive local cover (printed address) with KE7 1c, 2c, 4c, 6c, 8c, and 10c cancel-
  led by clear strikes of the HONGKONG UNIVERSITY/13 MAR 12/POST OFFICE special handstamp.
  (PO open 6 days only during inauguration). Scarce. Small/medium faults. [image] .. £100.
 246 --; 1938 cover to USA with KG5 $2 and KG6 30c, 50c (faults on cover), plus three 1938
  covers with 5c fiscal used postally. .. .. .. .. 22.
 247 --; 1954-62 defin set (missing 65c and $1.30) u.m., with extra $5 (shade of purple), and $10
  (shade of violet). Cat.£298. (14) .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 248 --; 1992-96 defin $50 – ten mainly sound used examples. Cat.£11. ? 10 = £110.  8.
 249 Hungary; 1871-73 seln. of litho and engraved Franz Joseph issues mainly used, in mixed
  condition. Cat. approx.£650. (33) .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 250 --; 1871-1960s mainly used in part of a large stockbook, inc. 1925 Sports f.u. (missing
  2,000k, cat.£25.), 1932 Madonna set used (£27.), 1949 Youth m.s. l.m.m. (£20.), 1950 Gen.
  Bem m.s. l.m.m. (£27.), etc. (100s) .. .. .. .. 40.
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 251 Iceland; 1897-1945 small seln., mainly m.m., with 1920-22 Christian X 6a (2), 15a m.m.,
  1925 Views 7a, 20a m.m., 1939-45 Fish 25a red perf.14?14 m.m. S.t.c.£160+ (17) 20.
 252 --; 1938-47 Geysir perf.14?14 15a, 20a, 35a, 40a, 50a u.m., cat.Skr.1,262. .. 20.
 253 --; 1956 seven commercial covers to USA, mixed frankings. .. .. 6.
 254 India; Cinderella; 1943 seln. of Azad Hind values perf. (6, to 12a, the 12a creased), and
  imperf. (7, to 12a) m.m. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 255 Iran; 1942-45 two each of 11 different values (some in pairs) u.m., cat.£114. .. 15.
 256 Iraq; British Occupation; 1918-21 ½a and 1a (SG 2-3) on picture postcard to Fife. Stamps
  are uncancelled, but 23 Jan 1920 c.d.s. of Mohommerah at foot of card. Small faults. 10.
 257 --; 1918-21 set (14 + various duplicates) mixed used, mainly sound, cat.£42+ .. 8.
 258 Israel; 1948-71 mint colln./stock in two stockbooks, mixed u.m. and m.m., generally with
  tabs after about 1960. Some toning, so needs to be sorted for quality. (c.1,000) .. 18.
 259 --; 1950-57 seln. of 20 commercial airmail covers/airletters/cards to Denmark, some with
  censor marks. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 260 Italy; 1863-1959 scattered mainly used colln. in Scott’s printed album. Some better com-
  mems (e.g. 1948 St. Catherine 200LIRE, 1949 E.R.P. 15LIRE, used, 1951 Tuscan Stamp set
  (2) l.m.m.), and just a few Occupations/Colonies. (c.450)  .. .. 22.
 261 Jamaica; 1860-1911 nice little seln. of QV issues (and the “late” QV issues), all mint
  (mainly fine m.m./l.m.m.) inc. 1860 1d (fair only), 1870-83 ½d (2), 1d (these also only fair),
  1905-11 5/-, etc. S.t.c.£640. (46) .. .. .. .. .. £120.
 262 --; 1905-11 Arms ½d fine used (slightly toned) with inverted watermark. SG 37w (not
  priced by SG). .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 263 --; 1911-56 mint (mainly fine l.m.m. – a small number m.m. or with very minor faults) range
  inc. 1912-20 set (10 + several shades), 1919-21 2/-, 3/-, 5/-, 1921-29 5/-, 1938-52 5/- (3), 10/-
  (2), £1. S.t.c.£450. (122) .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 264 --; 1921-29 wmk. Script CA 2½d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 1/-, 2/-, 5/- m.m., cat.£50. .. 13.
 265 --; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) u.m., cat.£24.30 .. .. .. .. 8.
 266 Japan; c.1957-82 mainly u.m. seln. on three stockleaves (c.125), plus a few used also. 5.
 267 --; Postal Stationery; approx. 1970s (?) approx.200+ 7y or 20y cards with quite a variety of
  special cancels, unaddressed. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 268 Kenya Uganda and Tanganyika; 1904-7 1r m.m., 2r m.m. corner marginal, 3r m.m., 4r unu.
  (part gum), 5r m.m. (tiny thin), and 10r m.m. Also a few lower values from 1904-7 and
  1907-8 issues. Cat.£500. .. .. .. .. .. £130.
 269 --; 1935-60 mainly m.m./l.m.m. seln. on pages, the strength in a good representation of
  1938-54 KG6 defins (inc. SG nos. 134a, 137, 139, 139a, 141, 146, 146a, 147, 148, 148a,
  149, 149a, 149b, 150, 150a, 150ab, 150b). S.t.c.£1,300+ (67) .. .. £160.
 270 --; 1938-54 30c perf.14 (minor faults), 2/- perf.14, and 3/- perf.13?11¾ deep violet blue,
  m.m. (cat.£255. for u.m.)  .. .. .. .. 30.
 271 Korea; small m. & u. colln. on leaves to about 1960s (c.200) .. .. 5.
 272 Kuwait; 1948-49 opt. set (11) m.m. (cat.£55. for u.m.) .. .. .. 12.
 273 --; 1950-54 opt. set (9) m.m. (cat.£65. for u.m.) .. .. .. 15.
 274 Leeward Islands; 1954 defin set (15) in u.m. pairs, cat.£76. .. .. 22.
 275 Libya; 1955-57 defin set (with the second 2m and 4m only) u.m., some with rough perfs.
  Cat.£50+ (S.o.W.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 276 Macau; 1951 Junk 3p mounted mint, SG 448 (cat.£75. for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 277 --; 1958 Charity 2a – two u.m. (no gum as issued) sheets of 50. Various faults, but about 35
  stamps are fine (and cat.£2.75 each) .. .. .. .. 15.
 ** --; see also USA covers (1937).
 278 Madagascar; British Consular Mail; 1886 1½d unused (no stops) with violet handstamp.
  Generally fine though with two or three small faults. SG 25, cat.£1,600. Very scarce. [image] £320.
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 279 Malaya; 1936 (14 Aug.) cover to Scotland with Straits 25c cancelled Tampin c.d.s., and with
  black cachet DAMAGED BY SEA/WATER. Various faults (as to be expected).  .. 15.
 280 --; Straits Settlements; 1937-41 seln. of KG6 defins to 25c, 30c, 40c, 50c, $1, $2, $5, mixed
  dies, l.m.m./m.m. (18) .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 281 --; Malayan Postal Union; 1951-63 postage due set (8) u.m. (short corner on the scarce 5c),
  cat.£70. (of which 5c is £48.) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 282 --; Kedah; 1957 defin set (11) u.m. (10c creased), cat.£60. .. .. 18.
 283 --; --; 1959-62 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£31. (11) .. 8.
 284 --; Kelantan; 1957-63 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£29. (11) .. 7.
 285 --; Malacca; 1954-57 defin set (16) u.m., cat.£48. (corner fault on 50c) .. 15.
 286 --; --; 1957 defin set (11) u.m., cat.£26. .. .. .. .. 8.
 287 --; --; 1960-62 defin set (11) u.m., cat.£17. .. .. .. .. 6.
 288 --; Negri Sembilan; 1957-63 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£17½ (11) 4.
 289 --; Pahang; 1957-62 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£17.75 (11) .. 4.
 290 --; Penang; 1954-57 defin set (16) u.m., cat.£48. .. .. .. 15.
 291 --; --; 1957 defin set (11) u.m., cat.£32. .. .. .. .. 10.
 292 --; Perak; 1950-56 thirteen odd defin values l.m.m. inc. £1, $2. (Cat.£27.25 for u.m.) 6.
 293 --; --; 1957-61 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£19.25 (11) .. 5.
 294 --; Perlis; 1957-62 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£19.75 (11) .. 5.
 295 --; Selangor; 1957-61 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£11½ (11)  3.
 296 --; Trengganu; 1957-63 defin set (missing 10c deep maroon) u.m., cat.£34.75 (11) 8.
 297 Malta; 1956-58 defin set (17) u.m., cat.£95. .. .. .. .. 30.
 298 Mauritius; 1848-59 “POST PAID” – two of the 1d value (possibly SG 16 and 19), plus 1859
  2d (possibly SG 39), mixed used (some faults). Cat.c.£1,200. .. .. 80.
 299 Mexico; 1928-29 six different first flight covers (1.10.28, 9.3.29, 15.4.29, 15.5.29, 29.7.29,
  and 1.8.29) with a variety of stamps and cachets. Fine. .. .. .. 15.
 300 --; 1956 Stamp Centenary pair of m.m., u.m., cat.£46. (one small mark). .. 8.
 301 Monaco; 1891-94 5f fine m.m., SG 21, cat.£250. .. .. .. 50.
 302 --; 1956 overprinted postage dues set (11 pairs, transport) u.m., SG 555-576, cat.£70. 20.
 303 Montenegro; 1917 (?) six different values of (?) Crna Gora revenue stamps u.m., each with
  black overprint “K.u.k./Militär-/Verwaltung/in Montenegro”.  .. .. 5.
 304 Morocco Agencies; m.m./l.m.m. range of Tangier, British Currency, and Spanish Currency,
  KG6/QE, much in sets. (Cat. approx.£170. for u.m.) (135) .. .. 30.
 305 New Zealand; 1907-8 1/- perf.14?15 (minor crease) SG 385, cat.£120. .. 12.
 306 --; 1940 Centenary set (13) l.m.m. (cat.£75. for u.m.) .. .. .. 20.
 307 --; 1950 1½d surcharge (SG 700) u.m. sheet of 80, cat.£24.; plus seven other mint sheets.
  (Some perf/marginal faults etc.) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 308 --; stockalbum of used – on the whole quite modern (100s) .. .. 7.
 309 --; Postal Fiscal; 1940-58 £4 with inverted watermark, u.m. lower marginal. Perfs a little
  rough at top. SG F210, cat.£130. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 310 Nicaragua; 1937 Day of the Race set (7) in u.m. sheetlets of four. SG cat. a paltry £5.60 5.
 311 Nigeria; 1938-51 2/6 perf.12 complete sheet of sixty u.m. Some creases etc., mainly in
  margins. SG 58c. Cat.£105. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 312 North Borneo; 1945 BMA set (15) m.m. (cat.£140. for u.m.) .. .. 30.
 313 --; 1950-52 defin set (1st 50c only) l.m.m. (grease spots in 8c, 50c). (Cat.£58½ for u.m.) 10.
 314 Pakistan; 1948-56 defin 3p, 6p, 9p, 1r, 2r, 5r, 15r, 25r u.m., cat.£78. minimum.  15.
 315 Papua; 1938 50th Anniv. set (5) u.m. – slight toning on 2d, 5d, 8d, cat.£42. .. 8.
 316 Papua New Guinea; 1977-88 seln. of presentation packs comprising 1977, 1981, 1982, and
  1985 year sets, plus single packs for 1977 S.Wedding, 1984 Turtles. Stamps cat.£55. 12.
 317 --; 1994 21t on 80t u.m., SG 734 cat.£45. .. .. .. .. 12.
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 318 Peru; 1948 Olympics miniature sheet u.m., cat.£28. .. .. .. 8.
 319 Philippines; duplicated, mainly used ranges in stockalbum, from early top about 1960s. (100s) 12.
 320 --; m. & u. colln. on pages up to about 1970s (c.400+) .. .. .. 8.
 321 --; bundle of mainly 1940s-70s commercial and philatelic covers. (c.130) .. 15.
 322 Pitcairn Islands; 1949 UPU set (4) l.m.m. (cat.£18. for u.m.) .. .. 4.
 323 Poland; 1918-50 l.m.m./m.m. seln. on stockcard, inc. 1918 opts. (9 values inc. 50h), 1927
  Chopin, etc. S.t.c.£250+ (52) .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 324 --; 1918-67 mainly used colln. on printed pages (c.800) .. .. .. 8.
 325 --; 1937 Romanian Visit – the 50gr and 1zl miniature sheets u.m., cat.£52. .. 15.
 326 --; 1943 Copernicus Anniv. 1+1z u.m. sheet of ten, cat.£5. .. .. 2.
 327 --; bundle of commercial covers to USA about 1990 – mix of stamps. (c.200+) .. 6.
 328 Rhodesia; seln. of ten different early high values (6d to £1), each with perfin “BSA/C” for
  fiscal purposes – no other cancellations. (Cat.£551. as mint postage stamps, by the way) 35.
 329 Romania; 1919 Cluj issue (upper case “LEU”) 1 leu on 1f, 2f, 3f – 2 of each m.m. (mainly
  fine). SG 747-9, cat.£125. ? 2 = £250. Sold "as is".  .. .. .. 10.
 330 Russia/U.S.S.R.; 1883-1962 small colln. in little folder. Earlier tends to be mint (some stuck),
  from 1925 mainly used, some dupl., also a few Ukraine. (c.600) .. .. 12.
 331 Saint Kitts-Nevis; 1938-50 mainly m.m. range of definitives to 2/6 (5), 5/- (6), 10/- (2), with
  a wide range of shades, identified by “CW” numbers; also a few later KG6. (100+) 50.
 332 Saint Vincent; 1883-84 ½d perf.12 m.m. (heavy hinge), perf.12. SG 42, cat.£75.  15.
 333 --; 1938-47 defin set (15) m.m. (cat.£35. for u.m.) .. .. .. 10.
 334 Samoa; 1945-53 postal fiscal (upright wmk.) £5 fine unmounted mint. Tiniest hint of toning
  at one corner (only visible from back against white background), SG 214, cat.£325. ? 80.
 335 Singapore; 1955-59 defin set (15) u.m., cat.£120. .. .. .. 40.
 336 Solomon Islands; 1956-63 defin set (17) l.m.m. (cat.£90. for u.m.) .. .. 18.
 337 --; 1963-64 changed wmk. set (9 + 3d shade) l.m.m. (cat.£18.25 for u.m.) .. 4.
 338 Somaliland; 1946 three ON ACTIVE SERVICE covers, each with Hargeisa c.d.s. (and each with
  different cachet); also 1951 cover UK to Hargeisa. Some faults. .. .. 10.
 339 Southern Rhodesia; 1931-37 six used values inc. 1½d perf.12 fair used (cat.£42.), 4d
  perf.14 g.u. (cat.£48.), and 1/- perf.14 g.u. (small tear, cat.£140.) .. .. 15.
 340 --; 1941-43 War Effort set (7 pairs, 2 singles), and 1943-44 War Effort bantams set (8 units)
  m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 341 Spain; 1930 Rail postage set to 1p, Goya set to both 1p, and 1939-48 seln. of Franco heads
  and ¾-length (some faults), all m.m., cat.£60± (33) .. .. .. 10.
 342 --; 1854-1914± small used lot inc. remainder cancels, somewhat mixed condition but with
  useful. (c.50) .. .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 343 --; Cinderella; 1936-38 selection of mint local tax stamps and local charity labels (the former
  listed in the Barata catalogue, the latter not), mainly pro-Franco. (34)  .. 8.
 344 Sudan; 1940 5m on 10m surcharge in blocks of 60, 42, 33, 30, and strip of 6, all mint,
  mainly fine u.m. Amongst this there are two of the short “mim” variety (SG 78c, cat.£55.
  each), four of broken “lam” variety (SG 78d, cat.£55. each), and one of the inserted “5” (SG
  78e, cat.£150.) .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 345 --; 1948 Stamp Anniv. 2p sheet of 50 and blocks of 25 & 15, Assembly (2 sheets of 50 of
  each value), all u.m. Cat.£118. .. .. .. .. ..
 346 --; 1959-79 bundle of 37 large covers (+ 2 1948) each normally franked with a few f.u. sets
  of each new issue. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.

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 347 Sweden; 1858-1999 used colln. in two stockbooks (mainly fine to very fine). The earlier
  stamps are mainly as odds, but sets soon start to appear. Includes 1858 Arms 5ø, 24ø, 30ø,
  1862-66 Lying Lion 3ø, 20ø, several Ringtypes, 1903 Post Office 5kr, 1916 first Landstorm
  set, part of 2nd set, and full 3rd set, 1924 Postal Congress 5ø to 40ø and 50ø to 80ø, 1924 UPU
  short set to 80ø, 1955 Stockholmia set (5), etc. S.t.c.£1,400+ (c.1,500+) .. £180.
 348 --; 1885-86 small seln. of used (inc. 20ø with Finnish arrival cancel), plus four unused (no
  gum), and an 1872 front with mixed franking. (18 + front) .. .. 15.
 349 --; 1945-77 u.m. colln. in medium stockbook, nearly all-different, and much in sets. S.t.c.
  £400+ (c.700+) .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 350 --; 1968-78 colln. of FDCs in two albums, mainly Post Office covers. (153) .. 22.
 351 Switzerland; 1936 Defence Fund miniature sheet u.m., cat.£36. .. .. 12.
 352 --; 1940 National Fête miniature sheet l.m.m., some toning. Cat.£180. .. 20.
 353 --; 1943 Stamp Centenary miniature sheet (containing pair) u.m. (couple of tiny blemishes on
  gum), cat.£40. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 354 --; 1948 IMABA miniature sheet – two mint examples, unfortunately stuck together. Possibly
  other faults. .. .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 355 --; 1974 INTERNABA miniature sheet – 16 u.m. examples, cat.£6½ each. .. 15.
 356 --; eleven remainder club books, the remains PTSA £165. (generally at about 20% catalogue).
  Largest numbers in 1960s/80s but others before and after. (100s)  .. 20.
 357 Tanzania; 1967-73 Fishes defin sets (set of 16 on chalk paper, and set of 14 less 20c on
  glazed paper). Small gum faults on a few lower values. Cat.c.£62. (29) .. 12.
 358 Togo; 1957-65 seln. of SG 210-2, 232-5, 404-7 all perf and m.m., 396 perf. and c.t.o., plus
  210-3, 396, and 404-7 imperf. and m.m. (u.m. cat. for the perf. stamps alone is £20.) 4.
 359 Turkey; 1927 Izmir Exhibition set (11) unused (no gum) (S.o.W. cat.£94. for m.m.) 10.
 360 --; ten of the Constantinople local issue – mixed values, and quality.  .. 6.
 361 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; 1928-33 batch of covers and p.stat. envelopes all add-
  ressed to Argyll (some redirected), mix of adhesives, varied condition but interesting and
  not common. Also 1907 postcard. (21)  .. .. .. 26.
 362 --; 1940 Occupation of Poland 50k u.m. fourblock, with a doubled row of horizontal perf-
  orations at centre. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 363 --; 1945-92 (a few earlier) attractive collection in three large binders. Mainly used (mainly
  c.t.o.), all neatly mounted on pages in plastic sleeves, and the majority written-up with dates
  and descriptions, much in sets. (5,019, 310 m.s.) .. .. .. £150.
 364 --; 1940s-70s (mainly) mainly used (c.t.o.) colln. in stockbook. (c.1,000) .. 26.
 365 United Nations; 1951-74 four printed albums with u.m. fourblocks, and two printed albums
  with m. & u. singles and blocks. (Many 100s)  .. .. .. 20.
 366 --; accumulation of mainly 1960s material consisting of u.m. sheets/part sheets/odds and
  souvenir packs. Bulk is New York (with face value in region of $100.), but some others also. 20.
 367 United States of America; 1895 Marshall $5 used. Decent appearance but with tear and
  other small faults. Thought to be the wmk. version, but not clearly so. SG 282, cat.£300. 12.
 368 --; 1920s-30s mint seln. of fourblocks on pages, inc. 1922-32 Harding 1½c (5 diff. blocks),
  1929 Edison coils strip of 4 u.m. (cat.£52.), etc. (c.65 blocks, few others) .. 24.
 369 --; 1920s-30s (mainly) mix on stockleaves and loose. Mainly mint, and with many blocks.
  Needs sorted, as some is fine and useful, some are gum-adhered or otherwise faulty, some
  are common (i.e. just postage). (100s) .. .. .. .. 20.
 370 --; 1934 Byrd miniature sheet u.m. (no gum as issued), SG MS734, cat.£22. .. 6.
 371 --; a similar lot. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 372 --; 1938-57 (approx.) bundle of approx.200+ different commem plate blocks u.m. 11.
 373 --; 1976 Paintings set of four miniature sheets u.m., cat.£22. .. .. 8.
 374 --; 1986 Presidents set of four miniature sheets u.m., cat.£17. .. .. 6.
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 375 United States of America; carton with 12 mixed albums – mainly printed, with quite sparse
  and cheap collections. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 376 --; carton of covers, stamps, postcards, postal stationery. Includes two file boxes with
  hundreds of packets of used stamps. (Many 1,000s) .. .. .. 15.
  ** --; Postage Dues; see Australia 1925-37.
 377 --; Postage; five volume accumulation of mainly 1950s-60s complete sheets (some broken/
  part sheets) plus loose odds etc. in packet. Bulk are 3c/4c/5c values. Some adhesion here and
  there. Face value in the region of $950. .. .. .. .. £320.
 378 --; --; a small box with a seln. of complete and partial coil rolls. Some have faults and/or are
  stuck due to damp to some extent (many of these may well separate easily), and some are
  precancels. Total face value approx.$380. .. .. .. .. 50.
 379 --; Wholesale; large quantity of used off-paper sorted in hundreds of small packets, in three
  long boxes (roughly shoebox size). .. .. .. .. 8.
 380 --; Confederate States; 1862 cover (within Virginia) with 1861 5c Davis (top marginal,
  good margins left and foot, close at right) cancelled by partial Richmond c.d.s. Some small
  faults (the stamp sound). Cat.£120. .. .. .. .. 26.
 381 --; Covers; 1937 first flight covers (new rates) San Francisco to Macao, Honolulu to Macao,
  and San Francisco to Guam (cut open at end), a 1921 cover with two part 2c stamps, and
  two unused WW2 PoW lettersheets. .. .. .. .. 12.
 382 --; --; 1943-45 small bundle of “V-Mails”, mainly of the airgraph type with envelopes. (22) 24.
 383 --; First Day Covers; 1995 Marilyn Monroe sheet of 20 on card cancelled first day with
  special Universal Studios pmk., in presentation folder (from Day of Issue Ceremony). 4.
 384 --; --; a similar lot. .. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 385 --; Covers; two cartons with some thousands of commercial covers, the majority of quite
  recent years. Many hundreds. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 386 --; Postal Stationery; bundle of c.170+ (c.15 different) mint airletters, mainly 1970s/early
  80s, typically duplicated ?10, but one is ?50.  .. .. .. 4.
 387 --; seln. of 17 different cut-outs (2 diff. designs), though possibly to be essays. .. 4.
 388 --; Precancels; quite an extensive collection on pages (c.850), plus many further hundreds in
  two stockbooks, small box, etc. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 389 --; Revenues; 1935 nine different POTATOES revenue stamps (¾c to 75c, for 1 pound to 100
  pounds). Attractive mint, mainly fine. .. .. .. .. 5.
 390 --; Duck Hunting Permit Stamps; issues of 1935, 1937, 1944, 1947, and 1949 (i.e. void the
  year after) poor to fine mint (i.e. without signatures). Some of these scarce, cat. approx.$650.
  Also 1948 and 1950 but these last two stuck together. .. .. .. 40.
 391 --; Cinderellas; complete roll of 500 FOR TESTING PURPOSES ONLY labels, in wrapper. 15.
 392 --; --; 1917 (“Series of 1918” payable 1923) two $5 War Savings Certificate Stamps attached
  to contemporary savings card. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 393 --; Ephemera; mixed bundle, the largest part being 100s of New York State Vehicle Inspec-
  tion Certificates (stickers, c.1973-80), plus ration books, documents (inc. an 1800 account
  from a PO marked PAID using same mark as used on mail), etc.  .. .. 10.
 394 Uruguay; 1928 Olympic Football Victories set (3) m.m., cat.£13½ .. .. 6.
 395 Vatican City; 1929-62 mainly m.m. colln. in printed (American) album. (c.200)  5.
 396 --; 1933 definitives m.m. plus most used, also express and 1945 new values express, plus
  Holy Year 1933 m.m. Cat.£125. but Holy Year 25c and 80c, and used defin 2LIRE75 with
  perf. faults. (c.45) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 397 --; 1935 Juridical Congress set of six quite heavily m.m. and used (mint 25c, 75c, and 80c
  noticeably off-centre). Cat.£95. (12) .. .. .. .. 18.
 398 --; 1936 Catholic Press set (8) m.m. and used, plus set used on 1937 registered postcard to
  South Africa (unusual). Minimum cat.£84. (16, 1 card) .. .. .. 20.
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 399 Vatican City; 1947-49 issues on leaves m.m. (some heavily or partly adhering), mostly 2
  sets of each, plus most used (inc. six-block of 1947 Air 250 LIRE ), plus some cards, cuttings,
  etc. Excludes UPU Air set of 1949, and 1947 Air 500 LIRE. Cat.£331.Minimum cat.£300.
  (the cat. for unused is for u.m.) (c.90) .. .. .. .. 45.
 400 Venezuela; 1938-45 little u.m. seln. inc. 1938 air odd values to 10b purple, 1947 5b GPO
  (cat.£35.), etc. (56) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 401 --; 1944 Red Cross miniature sheet u.m., cat.£27. .. .. .. 7.
 402 Vietnam; Vietnam Democratic Republic; 1945-46 six different stamps, each in mint (no
  gum, as issued) sheet of 50. Also four later c.t.o. sheets. C.t.o.£380. .. .. 26.
 403 --; North Vietnam; 1955-56 Land Reform ordinary and official sets u.m. (no gum, as issued)
  SG N33-37, NO38-39, cat.£85. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 404 Yugoslavia; fairly basic m. & u. colln. on leaves to about 1968 (c.500) .. 10.
 405 --; m. & u. seln. on stockleaf, some variable condition especially in the mint which inc. some
  very poor. S.t.c.£130. (c.200, slight dupl.) .. .. .. .. 4.
 
  United Kingdom

 406 1841 seln. of 1d reds (10 + 2 pairs), and 2d blues (2 + 2 pairs) mixed used. S.t.c.£538. 22.
 407 1841 2d blue unused pair PI-PJ. Good margins all round, large part original gum, but a little
  grubby on the face. Cat.£3,000. [image] .. .. .. .. £200.
 408 1841 2d blue used strip of five – mixed margins and heavy cancels; also 1913-19 Seahorses
  5/- used fourblock (fair), and a couple of others. .. .. .. 20.
 409 1847-54 embossed 6d (2), 10d, and 1/- used, cut-to-shape, and other faults (cat.£2,375.) 15.
 410 1858-70 1d red plates – roughly 1,000 used (mainly still on paper). Mixed condition, but
  includes a number which are sound/complete. .. .. .. 50.
 411 1858-70 1d red plates – an estimated 700 or 800 in a little box and on a stockleaf, all used,
  mixed plates. Varied condition inc. some horrors, but a large number are sound.   50.
 412 1858-70 1d red plates – a seln. of 58 different plate numbers, none cat. less that £5., largely
  fair/fine used, some poorer. Total s.t.c.£675. .. .. .. .. 35.
 413 1870 ½d plates 1 (fair), 3 (fair), and 20 (fine), mounted mint, cat.£380. .. 35.
 414 1870 1½d plate 3 unused (no gum, slight toning) (cat.£250. for mint)  .. 10.
 415 1873-80 coloured corner letters 3d plate 14 sound/good mounted mint, cat.£350.  35.
 416 1873-80 coloured corner letters 6d plate 13 unused (no gum, a some short perfs) (cat.£325.) 10.
 ** 1882 £5 Orange; see Telegraph Stamps (for a very useful second choice).
 417 1884 £1 brown-lilac, wmk. Three Imperial Crowns, used with some faults. Cat.£1,400. £100.
 418 1887-92 £1 green good used. Quite reasonable appearance, though with some detractions
  (e.g. a couple of creases, and neatly reperforated at foot). SG 212, cat.£425. .. £100.
 419 1913 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher ½d unmounted mint, from coil, with perforations at
  left largely trimmed. SG397, cat.£250. .. .. .. .. 50.
 420 U.K. Booklets; range of mainly decimal (10p/25p/30p/50p etc.) stitched booklets, with some
  pre-decimal. Face value of decimal approx.£13. (c.65) .. .. .. 15.
 421 --; 1980 Wedgwood prestige booklet u.m., cat.£8. .. .. .. 3.
 422 --; 1982 Stanley Gibbons prestige booklet u.m., cat.£11.  .. .. 4.
 423 --; 1983 Royal Mint prestige booklet u.m., cat.£11. .. .. .. 4.
 424 --; 1985 The Times prestige booklet u.m., cat.£22. .. .. .. 6.
 425 --; 1992 J.R.R. Tolkien prestige booklet u.m., cat.£20. .. .. .. 7.
 426 --; 1993 Beatrix Potter prestige booklet u.m., cat.£22. .. .. .. 7.
 427 --; 1994 Northern Ireland prestige booklet u.m., cat.£24.  .. .. 7.
 428 --; 1995 National Trust prestige booklet u.m., cat.£22. .. .. .. 7.
 ** --; the above eight lots are identical to some lots in the last sale, which attracted a number of
  bids. However, some of these collectors now have their needs satisfied ….
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  United Kingdom, continued.
 429 U.K. Booklets; prestige booklets for 1980 Wedgwood (3), R.Mint (2), Christian, and Scots. 26.
 430 --; colln. of mainly 1980s-90s retail/folder/Christmas booklets with a face value of approx.
  £115. (c.85) (Smaller bid steps accepted) .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 431 --; 1998 Definitive Portrait (Wildings) and Breaking Barriers prestige booklets. .. 14.
 432 --; Greetings booklets for 1991 (March), 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 (2), 1996 (2), and 1997 (2).
  Face value £27. (Smaller bid steps accepted) .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 433 Presentation Packs; 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack. Cellophane wrapper is
  missing, and the clear strips for the stamps have been re-fixed, but the printed information
  card is fine.  .. .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 434 --; 1971-99 range of about 70 packs (mainly 1980s commems) with a face value of approx.£64. (Smaller bid steps accepted) 50.
 435 Telegraph Stamps; 1877 £5 Orange (corner letters BA) with SPECIMEN overprint (type 9).
  Fine and fresh, with virtually full gum (some adhesion at upper right of reverse). Very small
  black mark at upper right. SG L237s, cat.£400. [image] .. .. .. £200.
 436 U.K. First Day Covers; 1948-84 two-volume collection commencing with a few plain KG6
  covers, some pre-decimal QE, then decent (but incomplete in earlier years) run of decimal
  defin/commem issues. Mixed handwritten/typed/pencil addresses and Bureau cancels on
  later. (c.110) .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 437 --; bundle of about 170 covers (inc. a few souvenir) – mainly 1970s/80s. Mixed handwritten/
  typed addresses and Bureau/local FDI cancels. Many with bashed corners etc. – suitable for
  soaking for the used stamps. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 438 --; 1985-2001 extensive 5-volume colln. of commem/defin/country stamp covers – appears
  to be missing just a few of the high values (1992 Castles, 1993 Britannia) and most Greetings
  sets, but includes some “extras” e.g. numismatic covers for the label booklet panes, etc.
  Duplicates of a few 2001 issues. Clean Bureau covers throughout. (c.240) .. 70.
 439 --; bundle of about 130 modern covers – approx. two-thirds are 1980s commems (plus a few
  souvenir etc.), then strength in remaining third which consists of 1998-2001 Bureau
  commem covers. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 440 --; 1984-2001 virtually complete run of the prestige booklet se-tenant pane FDCs (missing
  only 1997 BBC). All Bureau covers, all but one fine. (23) .. .. 26.
 441 --; 1996-99 seln. of Bureau covers inc. greetings/prestige panes. (27) .. .. 15.
 442 U.K. Covers and Postal History; 1810 entire Jamaica to Castle Douglas with poor oval
  Jamaica ship letter mark, 1823 entire India to London with Dover ship letter mark (poor, the
  letter possibly of interest), 1824 cover to Leith with mediocre India Letter/Dover, and 1828
  entire Demerara to Liverpool with fair Hastings ship letter mark. Also Penzance and
  Plymouth ship letter marks (fine strikes) on piece. .. .. .. 24.
 443 --; 1852-1906 small seln. of mainly 1d red covers, mixed postmarks. (15) .. 7.
 444 --; mainly pre-stamp, mainly Scottish, bundle. Various types included – interesting mix (25).
  Also a few others. .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 445 --; small mix inc. 1936 Queen Mary maiden voyage, a few censors, others to USA. (c.70) 7.
 446 Scottish Covers and Postal History; 1792-1838 useful bundle of covers and entires, all with
  Scottish straight-line or two-line namestamps. Quality varies, but most are average or better.
  Includes Thurso, Air (red and black), Rothsay, Jedburgh, Selkirk, Falkirk, Grange/mouth,
  Craill, Pitcaple, Banff, Borrows=/Towness, Boness, Montrose, Dunbar, Dun/dee, Huntly,
  etc. (37) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 447 --; 1796 cover to Kirkcaldy with good strike of red straight-line LEITH (33mm). .. 10.
 448 --; 1798-1807 seln. of eight covers/entires with undated circular namestamps comprising
  BERWICK (2), CASTLEDOUGLAS (2), DUM/FRIES, DUN/FERM/LINE, KINROSS, and PAISLEY. 22.
 449 --; 1801 cover to Glasgow with a good strike of the ·KILMAR·/NOCK in dark red. .. 6.

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  United Kingdom, continued.
 450 Scottish Covers and Postal History; 1802 two covers – one with 26mm double-circle
  LEITH PENNY/POST/UN/PAID in black, the other with similar mark for Dalkeith, in red.
  Also an 1802 front with similar Dalkeith (PAID version, in red), endorsed Dalkeith, plus FREE
  mark. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 451 --; 1803 entire Valleyfield to Edinburgh with red double oval PENNICUIK/Penny Post/UNPAID
  (complete but over-inked and thereby not too clear). .. .. .. 8.
 452 --; 1807-39 useful seln. of covers/entires all with penny post markings. Includes Greenock,
  Lochgilphead, Perth, Pennycuick, Irvine, Musselburgh, Ford, Oban, Easdale, etc. (19). Also
  1847 with Fearn Penny Post (stamp missing).  .. .. .. 40.
 453 --; 1808-37 seln. of covers/entires with mileage marks, comprising Girvan, Greenock, Kelso,
  Kinross, Lerwick (2), and Paisley. Fair to fine. .. .. .. 16.
 454 --; (c.1824-39) cover to Inchture with good strike of two-line (32mm) AUCHTER/MUCHTY
  and fair but complete boxed MISSENT TO/DUNDEE (scarce). .. .. 15.
 455 --; 1831 entire to Edinburgh with reasonable strike of the distinctive Alloa datestamp (with
  the name at foot, below the date- CL15). .. .. .. .. 6.
 456 --; 1831 entire to Edinburgh with excellent strike of Lerwick boxed mileage mark in black.
  Very fine and sharp though with a small corner cut off. .. .. .. 10.
 457 --; 1836 cover to Aberdeen with fine strike (across flap, but complete) of the STONEHAVEN
  double circle (KE94), scarce. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 458 --; 1840 cover to Aberdeen with good (though watery) strike in black of the twin-arc type
  circular MORTLACH/617/E mileage mark (BA162), also Craigellachie datestamp.  10.
 459 --; 1841 a similar cover (to Edinburgh), slightly poorer. .. .. .. 7.
 460 --; 1843-79 small seln. of covers with 1d reds – postmarks inc. 1857 fine strike (on slightly
  damaged cover) of Glasgow “Madelaine Smith”, four experimental duplexes, two good
  Edinburgh “131” rollers, 1865 Edinburgh Brunswick Star, etc. (18) .. .. 26.
 461 --; 1851-60 seln. of covers, all with 1d reds, with a good variety (of place and type) of Scots
  Local type marks as backstamps – mainly (but not all) of good quality, and inc. some scarcer.
  Includes Largo, Wemyss, Kilbarchan, Leslie, Kilbirnie, Windygates, Fisherrow, The Cairnies,
  Enzie, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Granton Pier, etc. (26) Also 2 other pieces. .. 80.
 462 --; 1856-58 seln. of 1d reds on cover with Scots Local types as cancellations – inc. Holyrood,
  Newington, Grassmarket, Stockbridge, Pitt Street (these all Edinburgh), plus Bunessan (on
  badly repaired cover), a possible Kilninver, etc. (14). Also two single stamps and two pieces. 45.
 463 U.K. Philatelic Covers; 1912 International Stamp Exhibition (enlargement of Ideal Stamp)
  (sample “stamp” attached) with ½d stamp cancelled by special exhibition h/stamp. 5.
 464 --; two albums of mainly 1960s-80s, largely special postmarks, and a few FDCs. (280) 16.
 465 Postal Stationery; accumulation of mainly mint airletters – bulk are decimal but some earlier
  also. Often at least 2 of each, and with fair numbers of Scottish issues. (c.160) .. 16.
 466 U.K. PHQ Postcards; 1994-96 (approx.) shoebox of mint cards, apparently in sets, also inc.
  some NPM cards. (c.400) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 467 U.K. Postage Material; 1985 and 1987 Year Packs plus a few other oddments, with a face
  value of approx.£28. (Smaller bid steps accepted) .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 468 U.K. Unfranked Stamps; packet with £60.45 face value in clean off-paper values ½p to 27p,
  wide mix of odd values. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 469 U.K. Cinderella; 1971 Postal Strike labels – seln. of 111 different u.m. .. 6.
 470 --; post-WW1 Scottish National War Memorial “sheet 4” of 12 poster labels showing “The
  Women’s Services”. Fine though without gum. .. .. .. 5.
 
 

A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.



General, 29 April 2002   Page 19    Estimate.
 
  United Kingdom, continued.
 471 U.K. Mixed Lots; 1840-1971 mainly used seln. in little dealers display book. Starts with
  penny black (fair), a few surface-printed, odd KE7/KG5/KG6/QE high values, a few 1950s
  mint, etc. (c.180) .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 472 --; 1841-1970 fairly sparse mainly used colln. on pages (100s, mixed condition), plus a few
  loose covers. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 473 --; all periods mainly used in 2 stockbooks, plus sorted into packets, some packets. Mainly
  defins, much dupl. (100s) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 

A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

THE END OF THE SALE
© Robert Murray 2002


THE AUCTION VENUE is 700 yards West of our Shop, on Ferry Road. It has its own car park.
The bar (upstairs) is open 6-10pm and also serves a variety of food, teas and coffees. Please note that
we do not allow drinks at the viewing tables, but you are welcome to bring drinks down from the bar
once the auction has started.

* If you find time is tight to get bids posted in time, we are happy to accept bids by telephone, fax or email. Please always use first class post for sending bids.
** The notes on the reverse of the Bid Form form part of our terms of business - please read from time
to time. Explanations of our terms, principles, practices, etc. can be had simply by asking at any time.
* A Buy or Bid Sale will be held as normal - see back of Bid Form for details.

There is no VAT added to the price of lots, no handling charge to buyers, and no fee for using credit or debit cards; simply the buyer’s premium of 10% (and postage at cost when goods are sent out to clients).



NORMAL BIDDING STEPS
We list here our normal bid steps for your information. This may be of help to bidders who are unable to
attend the sale, as any written bids received which do not fit our normal pattern would usually be taken
down to the next normal step. (We keep to these increments as much as possible, but do sometimes
change if circumstances make it desirable.)
Up to £20, bids are in £1 steps. From £20 to £30, bids are in £2 steps.
From £30 to £50, bids are in £2 or £3 steps (i.e. £30, £32, £35, £38, £40, £42, £45, £48, £50).
From £50 to £100 in £5 steps. From £100 to £200, bids are in £10 steps.
From £200 to £300, bids are in £20 steps.
From £300 to £500, bids are in £20 or £30, and above this in 5% to 10% steps.

Abbreviations; a list of abbreviations used is from time to time included in the auction catalogue. We suggest that you keep a copy for future reference.
m./u.m. mounted/unmounted mint
accum. accumulation
l.m.m. lightly mounted mint
colln. collection
g./f.u. good/fine used
seln. selection
v.f.u. very fine used
pmk. postmark
FDC first day cover
cat. catalogue price
s.t.c. stated to catalogue (by vendor)
m.s. miniature sheet
S.o.W. "Stamps of the World" catalogue
inc. including
MP Murray Payne George VI catalogue
MC Maltese Cross
c.d.s. circular datestamp
bkt. booklet
lvs. album leaves
p.stat. postal stationery
c. circa (usually approximate quantity)
PTSA priced to sell at
: indicates that an image of the item can be seen on the internet at www.stampshop.net/images.html



THIS IS HOW YOU CAN BID;
In Person. This is a public auction, and bids are made in the traditional manners.
Bids by post. Please use the Bid Form supplied, and send first class.
Telephone bids will be accepted at any time before the sale (but the earlier the better). These bids should be confirmed in writing, even if the written confirmation will not reach us until after the auction.
Fax bids should be sent to us on 0131.478 7021. Please use the bid form that comes with your auction catalogue. Our machine will be operative during our stated opening hours from now until the date of the sale. As well as this, it will operate 24-hours from 10am on Saturday 27 April until 3pm on Monday 29 April. Please do not fax bids to us after that time.
E-mail bids should be sent to us at auction@stampauctions.org at any time from the moment you receive this catalogue until 3pm on Monday 29 April. Please do not e-mail bids to us after that time. Please use the format and wording used on the bid form that comes with your auction
catalogue. (We have an alternative email of stamps@blueyonder.co.uk if you have any problems. .)


CREDIT CARDS

We are happy to accept MasterCard and Visa credit card payments, as well as payments by Switch and Delta. This facility can be used by room purchasers (who pay their accounts at the auction), by other local customers (who pay their bill in our shop), and by postal buyers.
In order to deal with postal clients, our bid forms have been designed to make space for credit card instructions. If you want your purchases charged in this way, please complete the appropriate section.
Do not complete these details unless you want to pay by credit card, and to have the lots posted.

We have negotiated good rates with our bank, and are able to absorb the bank charges for this service ourselves, and therefore there is no additional charge for the use of this facility, as long as postal bidders give us their details in advance of posting. Only for postal buyers where card details are given after posting, we will charge 1.9% extra (Visa/MasterCard) or 18p (Switch and Delta), plus cost of posting receipt slip.



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Remember the Buy or Bid Sale - you can bring things along for sale on the night. We charge 25p per
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All sorts of things sell well - single stamps, sets, country collections, empty albums, mixed boxes,
and so on. If you have a number of lots to enter you can pick up a supply of forms from the shop in
advance.
Lots can be enetered for the Buy or Bid Sale in advance at our shop, by appointment. Small lots (single stamps, sets, single covers or cards, etc; i.e. that will fit on one of our standard large forms) are charged at the normal 25p entry fee, but any lots larger than this are charged £1 each entry. (The 25p entry still applies to larger lots if they are entered for sale on the night.)

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BID FORM - Sale Date 29 April 2002

to Robert Murray,
 5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens,
 Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5PU

Please bid on my behalf for the undermentioned lots, up to the limits stated. I understand that lots will be purchased as cheaply as other bids, or reserves, if any, permit. My bids are in pounds sterling, and exclude the buyer's premium of 10%, which will be added to any puchases.

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FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS; Our next stamp auction will be on 27 May 2002.
 This auction is conducted according to the "Philatelic Auctioneers Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale" (available
 if requested).
A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (inclusive of global v.a.t.) will be added to the sale price of all lots.
Postal Bidders should remember that they may give alternative bids, or state a total spending limit.
 Telephone bids are accepted, but must later be confirmed in writing.
Material can be accepted at any time for inclusion in future sales. Our commission is 10% of the sale price, plus administration fee of 90p per lot + £4.25 per vendor (all plus v.a.t.). Full details on request.
 We DO NOT charge buyers a handling charge per lot, nor is there VAT added to any sale prices.
Please bid early. In the case of equal bids, the lot will be sold to the person whose bid was received first (unless free bidding in the room equals the top book-bid, although the Auctioneer will try to regulate the bidding in such a way as to avoid this).
 Apart from viewing the lots in person, you can get a better description of any lot, by telephoning or writing.
 (Photocopies are available, at a charge of 15p per copy plus postage.)
Remember the Buy or Bid Sale - bring items along on the night. We will try to sell them for you, at a charge of 10% + 25p (optional insurance 1% extra). Have a look at what’s on offer before and during the main auction. You can buy items outright or place a bid. (Larger lots delivered to our shop are charged £1 per lot entry fee.)
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Successful postal bidders should note that postage stamps are not an acceptable means of paying your account.
 Prices realised for this sale will be published with our next catalogue. If you are not normally on our mailing list, the List of Prices Realised can be had by simply sending us a stamped addressed envelope. Alternatively, you can be put on our auction mailing list (see above).
The telephone number at the Stewart’s-Melville Pavilion is  0131.551 2331 or  0131.552 1515. On the evening of the sale only you can use our mobile telephone number 07974 962649 (at other times it is very seldom switched on, and we do not collect text messages or respond to "missed calls" on our mobile).
 Open Bids ("Buy Bids") are not normally accepted. If such bids are made, they will be taken to mean a bid of ten times the printed estimate.
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