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             Lot 141 Queen Anne Crown (Edinburgh Mint)                                       
Stamps and Collectables Auction 
Monday 24 August 2015

at 7.00 pm
      Lot 415 Sports Missing Gold
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    Lots 1-116 Collections and Mixed Lots   
   
Lots 117-176 Collectables (Non-Philatelic)
   
Lots 177-367 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.
    Lots 368-487 United Kingdom
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Viewing times and shop hours are listed on page 11.
(Viewing starts on Tuesday 18 August.)

 

                   Collections and Mixed Lots.
        1     Box with heavy 1942 Schaubek printed album where the
Europe section is the better filled
              with mostly used stamps. Also mostly used
Europe in stockbook, postcard album with
              1920s English unused cards, etc. (Many 100s)
               ..                 ..               ..                100.
        2     Large carton of 7 albums, 13 stockbooks, and one stockalbum of mixed world stamps
              (some as individual countries), much
Europe. (1,000s)     ..                 ..        100.
        3     Album of Commonwealth with much m. & u. KG6 (e.g.
Newfoundland 1937 Coronation
              long set m.m.) and some earlier. Also two junior world albums. (100s)
                ..                    80.
        4     Box with two albums of world 1860s-1930s, stockbook with much UK 1960s/70s mint &
              variety of world, stockbook of USA, on/off/paper, album leaves inc. poor penny black, etc.
              Untidy but quite interesting. (1,000s)
           ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
        5     Remaindered club books, much in Commonwealth and France. PTSA 840. (100s)
                80.
        6     Flat box of world album leaves and stockleaves with much Commonwealth and
Europe
              with some of reasonable standard (many cat. in pounds). (Many 100s)
               ..                    60.
        7     Big suitcase with all sorts of junk (some of which is not too junky, depending on where you
              set your standards). Lots of it. A big sort.
    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
        8     Box with stockalbum of world, 1937 Coronation u.m. in album (138), world covers in pac-
              kets (inc.
China 1921 Air 30c but faults), etc. (100s)                          ..               ..                    60.
        9     Binder of unsold items from a clubs Bring & Buy sale, much Commonwealth and
Europe.
              Stated to catalogue 3,500, PTSA 420. Mixed condition. (100s)
    ..               ..                    60.
      10     Accumulation of sixteen albums and stockbooks, mainly apparently picked-over auction lots,
              with strength in Commonwealth. (1,000s)
    ..                 ..                 ..            50.
      11     Carton with nine albums/stockbooks and loose pages inc.
Malta, S./C.America, Scandinavia,
              etc. Little added in last forty years. Also five empty albums. (1,000s)
..            50.
      12     Carton with album of Spain mint sheets, USSR FDCs in album, France presentation sheets
              and FDCs in album, five stockbooks mostly sparse or empty, 2 albums and 2 stockbooks all
              empty, case of mixed contents, etc. (Many 100s)
            ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      13     Box with album leaves etc. inc.
Tanganyika 1922 u. to 2/-, UK 1883 2/6 (2) fair u., Bavaria,
             
UK fiscals, etc. Also 1981 R.Wedding album, world booklets, 4 frames, some banknotes,
              etc. (100s)
            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      14     Box with ten albums/stockbooks of world stamps, mostly
Europe and Commonwealth.
              (1,000s)
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      15     Box of album leaves from various collections, much
UK, Commonwealth, and Europe.
              Wide range of countries and periods. (1,000s)
                ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      16     Smallish carton with a
Lincoln album (picked over but much remains), three other albums.
              Also 1900 photo album. (Many 100s)
         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      17     Small box of world on stockcards, much Commonwealth and
Europe with a wide range of
              countries and periods inc. better catalogued in pounds. (100s)
           ..               ..                    50.
      18     Large carton with 21 small boxes of world on/off-paper partly sorted by country etc. Little
              added in last 50+ years. (1,000s)
V                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      19     Carton with on/off-paper in shirt boxes and bags, mostly unsorted, and some covers etc.
              Also
UK mint p.packs (21), 1986 year book, and booklets (face c.52), and four PNCs.
              (1,000s)
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
      20     Two old Triumph albums (from 1930s) with general world collections. Quite typical junior-
              type collections but quite well filled. (1,000s) Also an old Brights catalogue.
    40.
      21    
Our regular shop charity box of items left with us which people dont want, therefore lots
              of bits of lesser individual value but of some cumulative interest. General world stamps,
              albums (inc. three-volume Foreign colln.), loose, etc.
      ..                 ..               ..                    40.
A Buyers Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.
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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      22     Box with albums of USA, Canada (3), Australia (2), including a few other countries. Also
              a 22-ring album. (100s)
            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      23     Box with album, stockbook, and stockalbum with much
Europe and Colonies, small box of
              middle-period
France. (Many 100s)             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      24     Old and worn Ideal album (to 1914) with general world spread, remaindered in places.
              (Many 100s)
         ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      25     Box of three thematic stockbooks, 1983 Commonwealth Collection, three junior albums,
              two Royal Wedding albums,
UK pages, loose on paper, etc. (1,000s)                 ..                    40.
      26     Box with two-volume world colln. inc.
UK penny black (no margins), world covers, on- &
              off-paper,
Harrisons pres. packs (10, slightly worn), stockbook of France, etc. (1,000s)          40.
      27     Box of 48 remaindered club books (mainly split/loose pages), much Commonwealth and
             
Europe. (1,000s)    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      28     Box with album pages much
UK, Commonwealth, Austria, RSA, Ireland. Also stock-
              leaves and on/off-paper, an album of mainly m.m. modern Commonwealth, three sheets of
              German inflation stamps, etc. (1,000s)
         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      29     Box of six albums and two stockbooks, much 1950s to early-70s, some on/off-paper etc.
              Also a box of supplies. (100s)
  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            40.
      30     Box with printed album of
Austria 1850-1921, 5 stockbooks of world (some better filled
              than others), loose in packets (much
DDR), etc. (1,000s)                   ..               ..                    40.
      31     Box with six stockbooks/albums, much
Scandinavia, and five Portugal year books (1986,
              1988-91), etc.
      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      32     Small box of world stockcards (some useful odds), covers, album leaves, etc. Wide mix of
              countries and periods. (Many 100s)
            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      33     General world collection in four binders, plus others loose. (1,000s)
   ..            30.
      34     Box with two stockalbums of mixed world mostly used, three albums of Olympic stamps
              and FDCs for 1988, two albums of Staffa gold stamps of monarchs, etc. (100s)
                    30.
      35     Three stockbooks of thematics (mainly people and buildings), another world album, and
              various loose (inc. two UK 1964 Botanical FDCs addressed to the Congress, neat but one
              slit open), etc. (100s)
               ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      36     Box with wee old album (some better but stuck down), six junior albums, and a bag of on/
              off-paper. (1,000s)
                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      37     Box with a variety of contents stockbook of mint IoM etc.,
Guernsey p.packs in 2 albums
              (30), two cover albums with Benham covers, and 11
Gibraltar p.packs, etc. (100s)                   30.
      38     Box with much UK inc. 2-vol. colln. to 1984, nine albums/stockbooks of
UK used, covers,
              etc. Also world stockbook, covers, and on-paper, etc. (1,000s)
        ..               ..                    30.
      39     Box with
Spain in stockbook, album, folder of world covers, on/off-paper, a few mint UK,
              etc. (Many 100s)
  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      40     Shoebox of world stamps sorted into packets, on stockcards, etc. Much
UK, Commonwealth,
              and
Europe. Also bundle of KUT FDCs affected by toning. (Many 100s)            ..                    30.
      41     Two shoeboxes of world on/off-paper partly sorted into packets, a stockalbum of NZ, some
              covers, stockbook, etc. (1,000s)
                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      42     Carton with on/off-paper partly sorted into tubs, and a bundle of album leaves. (1,000s)
           30.
      43     Box of 12 assorted albums of world stamps, generally little very modern. (Many 100s)
             30.
      44     A box of world on/off-paper in two shoeboxes, on stockcards, etc. Nothing very modern.
              (1,000s)
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      45     Carton of about 25 albums/stockbooks of world stamps, some sparse or empty. (100s)
V           30.
      46     Three stockbooks of mixed North Africa and Middle East countries, mint and used from
              some earlies through to about 1990. (100s)
..                 ..                 ..            24.
      47     Box containing small boxes and packets of world on/off-paper, nothing very modern. Also
              some postcards etc. (1,000s)
   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
The
V symbol shows that the lot will not be taken to the auction venue, and has to be collected from us.
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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      48     Mixed box of odds and ends, mainly kiloware and loose stamps but also inc. two German
              20dm banknotes (used). (1,000s)
                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
      49     World on/off paper partly sorted into bags. Also UK FDCs and world covers. (1,000s)
           15.
      50     Shoebox of loose off-paper world stamps. Approx.300g net.
            ..               ..                    15.
      51     A similar lot.
          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
      52     A similar lot.
          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
      53     British Commonwealth; two cartons with 23 stockbooks etc, containing a wide range of
              countries from about 1930 to 2000 with mint and used sets, part sets, and odd values. Inc-
              ludes many better e.g.
Bechuanaland 1938 m.m., Br. Honduras 1938 m.m., 1953 u.m.,
              Cayman 1950 u.m., 1962 m.m., HK 1941 Centenary m.m. plus many later, St.Helena 1953
              m.m., etc. Also some France and other non-Commonwealth. (Many 1,000s)
      ..                350.
      54     --; useful mint and used collection in SG King George VI printed album. While often
              consisting of odd values/part sets, it does include twelve m.m. defin sets (inc.
Kuwait
              1939) and 16 m.m. S.Wedding high values, plus a scattering of other better. (c.1,800)
          300.
      55     --; SG King George VI printed album (quite well used) with a mainly used collection which
              inc. many sets and part sets and better values. Some foxing throughout which has been
              largely excluded from the s.t.c. of 2,870. (100s)
           ..                 ..               ..                300.
      56     --; New Age pages 1953-62, and plain pages up to 1982, in four binders. Mostly used coll-
              ection of sets or part sets with many to top values, and some sets missing only some lower
              values. Mainly good to fine but a few tone spots etc. S.t.c.3,550. (1,000s)
        ..                240.
      57     --; fourteen binders of Hagner/Prinz pages containing a wide-ranging colln. of Common-
              wealth and
UK, covering all periods. The bulk is in used odds, very often with duplication,
              but there are slightly better patches here and there, some sets, some mint, etc. (1,000s)
         150.
      58     --; box of ten stockalbums with much 1970s-80s u.m. new issues from numerous mainly
              smaller territories, and some earlier mint and used. Then a bundle of mailings of similar
              new issues 1982-91 still as received. Also two stockbooks of mixed used, 1983 Common-
              wealth Collection
, and FDCs in album (c.60). (1,000s)
..                 ..        100.
      59     --; eight m.m./l.m.m. KG6 definitive sets; viz Aden 1939 (13, cat.110 for u.m.), Bar-
              bados 1950 (12, 55), Br. Occ. Italian Cols. MEF 1943-47 (11, 85), Burma 1946 (15,
              60), Dominica 1938 (14, c.75), F.I.D. 1948 Thin Map (9, 100), N.Borneo 1947 (15,
              90), and Pitcairn 1940-51 (10, 75).             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                100.
      60     --; Diplomat album with mint and used collection up to about 1950, inc. 1937 Coronation
              complete m.m. (202), some other better. Also a few foreign. (c.1,400+)
             ..                    75.
      61     --; stockbook of KG5/KG6 with many more mint than used, and many part sets or odd
              values. (c.1,000)
   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
      62     --; remaindered KG6 m.m. colln. on pages, generally part sets/odd values. (c.930) 50.
      63     --; large stockbook of mint and used QV to modern, mainly part sets or odd values. Inc-
              ludes
UK and a few non-Commonwealth. (c.2,150)                           ..               ..                    50.
      64     --; six m.m. KG6 definitive sets, each with greater or lesser faults (toning, short perfs, thins,
              etc.) but many fine odds included; viz Bahamas 1948 Eleuthera (16, cat.75 for u.m.), Bas-
              utoland 1938 (2 sets of 11, 110 per set), Cook Is. 1938 (3, 85), Falkland 1952 (14, 180),
              and Virgin Is. 1938 (12, 75).      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      65     --; three used KG6 sets -
Bechuanaland 1938-52 (11, cat.100, several faults), Burma 1946
              (15, v.f.u. probably by favour, 120), and Cook Is. 1949 (10, f.u., 60). Also
Bermuda
              1938-53 5/- f.u. (SG 118e, 27). ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      66     --; two large Chinese stockbooks of odd values mint and used, album of AAT, stockbook of
              India, loose pages, 1979 Rowland Hill album L-Z, etc. (100s)
           ..               ..                    50.
      67     --; Ideal album (vol.1 for GB & Colonies) with a fairly sparse and untidy colln. but which
              includes
UK 1840 2d blue (fair used, cut close). (c.650+)                  ..               ..                    40.
      68     --; stockbook of QV to KG5 mostly used odd values with light dupl., inc.
UK. (c.1,000)          30.
A Buyers Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.
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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      69     British Commonwealth; box with 1983 Commonwealth Collection, 1977 S.Jubilee album
              and loose stamps, Welsh Rugby Union Centenary covers, other UK covers, etc. (100s)
           30.
      70     --;
Africa; two stockbooks and a few pages of various countries mint and used, from some
              earlies to about 1990. (100s)
    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
      71     --; --; album of m.m.
Malawi and Zambia 1964-82. Also stockleaves of m. & u. Bechuana-
              land/Botswana 1955-98 and 20 FDCs. (100s)
               ..                 ..               ..                    35.
      72     --; Pacific Islands; three albums and two stockbooks with Cook Is., Papua/New Guinea/
             
PNG, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon, Tonga, Tuvalu, etc. Much modern mint, but Papua goes
              back to 1901. (Many 100s)
     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                100.
      73     --;
West Indies; mint and used collection in two albums of Antigua (325, 2 m.s.), Bermuda
              (146), and St. Kitts-Nevis (48). QV onwards in each, the KG6/QE often with sets or high
              values.
                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
      74     --; --; stockbook of mixed countries from some earlies to about 1990. Also a few non-
              Commonwealth.
    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      75     --; Omnibus; 1937 Coronation; little stockbook with fifty different used sets, generally
              good/fine. S.t.c. c.180.               ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      76     --; --; 1937 Coronation seln. of 50 different m.m. sets (s.t.c.115 for u.m.)             ..                    20.
      77     --; --; 1948-49 Silver Wedding u.m. sets of
Cyprus (cat.61), Dominica (25), KUT (50,
              tone spots on low value),
Malta (38), and St.Vincent (27).                 ..               ..                    60.
      78     --; --; 1948-49 S.Wedding set of m.m. low values (71), plus seln. of m. & u. 1964 Shakes-
              peare (39).                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
      79     --; --; 1953 Coronation complete m.m. in small printed album (cat.140 for u.m.) (106)               15.
      80     --; --; four albums for events in 1973, 1981, 1985, 1986. Also packets of booklets for these
              and other dates. (100s)
            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      81     --; --; 1983 Commonwealth Day The Commonwealth Collection in printed album comp-
              rising 57 u.m. sets and 2 black prints.
          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      82    
Asia; Japan and Vietnam mainly used colln. in stockbook from early to quite modern. Slight
              dupl. (c.800)
         ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    24.
      83     --; two stockbooks of various countries m. & u. from some earlies to c.1990. (100s)
               20.
      84    
Europe; Austria 1945-50 (and a few later) u.m. in medium stockbook (c.240), along with
              some dupl.
Germany (c.150 mainly 3rd Reich).                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      85     --;
Western Europe; stockbook of mixed mainly used, plus stockbooks of Italy and of
             
Switzerland.           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
      86     --; --; two stockbooks of mixed countries from some earlies to about 1970. Includes some
              Portuguese Colonies. (100s)
     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    24.
      87     Foreign; small mint seln. of multiples or m.s. of
Andorra, Ethiopia, DDR, Monaco, Poland,
              and
Yugoslavia. S.t.c.600. (26 items)             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      88     --; stockleaves with dupl. u.m. 1960s issues of
Yemen Arab Republic (inc. imperfs), and a
              few 1960s/70s Tunisia. S.t.c.420. (c.260, 2 m.s.)             ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      89     Former Soviet Republics; one album of m. & u. Estonia 1918-40 inc. m.s., ring-binder of
              Latvia 1919-40, Lithuania 1919-40, and a selection of former Soviet Republics independent
              since 1991 Georgia, Uzbekistan, etc. mostly u.m. (100s)
                ..               ..                    40.
      90    
Latin America; album of mostly used Colombia 1865-1975, and a stockbook of various
              countries. Also some
USA. (Many 100s)     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      91    
Middle East; u.m. range of 1960s issues of Dubai, Egypt, and Gaza (opts. on Egypt, with
              much dupl.). S.t.c.820 (of which
Gaza 550). (c.390, 2 m.s.)              ..               ..                    60.
      92    
Scandinavia; two stockbooks plus some stockleaves of mint and used 1930-2000 with a
              few earlier (no
Denmark). (100s)                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      93     Miniature Sheets; small box of m.s.
USSR used, Germany m. & u., Commonwealth m. &
              u., etc. (c.200)
      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.

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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      94     Thematic; Birds; pages of display sheets, stockleaves, stockleaves, album, covers and
              postcards, etc. (100s)
              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      95     --; Errors in Stamp Design; display articles fro To Err is Human published in Stamp
              Collecting
from 1980-84 (70 articles) and in Linns Stamp Weekly 1983-84 (55). Each has
              the actual stamp illustrated included on top of the printed article. Also shoebox of original
              research, and copy of ERRORS IN POSTAGE STAMP DESIGN by
Irvine and Seshold,
              NPS 1979. (100s)
                   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      96     --; Rags; pages from a display Sartorial Sagacity or The Rag Trade, on clothing, its prod-
              uction, raw materials, etc. (49 pages)
           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      97     --; Royalty; seven albums of stamps, booklets, FDCs, etc. for numerous events from
              1970s onwards, mainly Commonwealth. (Many 100s)
  ..                   ..            40.
      98     --; --; six albums and one stockalbum of u.m. stamps for royal events of 1977, 1978, and
              1981, also some booklets, mainly Commonwealth. (100s)
                 ..               ..                    30.
      99     --; Tourism; two folders of mixed world stamps showing transport, famous destinations,
              national parks, etc. (100s)
        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    100     --; U.P.U.; 1949 seln. of 75th Anniversary sets from non-Commonwealth countries. Some
              are u.m., some have gum disturbance to some extent. Includes
Italy u.m. (cat.120 but
              small tone spots).       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    101     Covers; box of world commercial covers (much 1930s
Europe Austria, Germany, etc.),
              then post-war (
Austria, DDR, etc.) (Few 100s)             ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    102     --; carton with file box of National Childrens Home covers, another file box of Stampex
              and Methodism covers, 2 albums of USA FDCs, 1985 QM FDCs in album, Guernsey FDCs
              in album, WW2 commem covers in albums, loose world commercial covers, etc. (1,000s)
        50.
    103     --; box of world covers with much in UK FDCs and world commercial. Also UK PHQ
              cards in album,
UK PNCs (coins face 13), and a 2012 5 crown. (100s)          ..                    30.
    104     --; two folders of modern mainly
UK FDCs/philatelic inc. a few FDCs with House of
              Commons c.d.s., couple of signed covers, several golf. (c.75)
            ..               ..                    30.
    105     --; world commercial covers in box and album with much
USA and Europe, plus range of
              other countries. Mainly collected in last thirty years. (100s)
                ..               ..                    30.
    106     --; Commonwealth; small box of mostly commercial covers from BWI, and commercial/
             
FDC of Ascension. Also Ascension FDCs on cover pages. Mainly QE. (100s) 30.
    107     --; Aviation; 1969-84 illustrated flown covers mainly with special cancels, in 12 albums,
              some signed. Mainly
RAF Museum. Also two catalogues, and a few other covers. (c.280)        40.
    108     --; Methodism; a stock of philatelic covers with a Methodist theme. Total quantity approx.
              1,300, which represents about 50 different
UK covers and 25 diff. foreign (mainly NZ and
              Channel Is.) in quantities of between 1 and 87 of each. Most date about early-2000s.
           120.
    109     --; Military; 4 albums of RAF Museum and similar covers, album of National Army
              Museum covers, other covers, and some stamps. (100s)
..                 ..            40.
     
     --; Polar; see USSR.
    110     Cinderella; old shoebox of fiscals, cut-outs, etc. Mostly older. (100s)
               ..                    30.
     
     --; see also UK (Cinderellas).
    111     Literature; A History of The Adhesive Stamps of the
British Isles by Wright & Creeke,
              1899. Scarce book.
                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    112     --; The History of the Postmarks of the British Isles from 1840 to 1876 by J.Hendy, 1909,
              Old Irish Postage Stamps and Franks by F.W. Meredith, 1923, and four by J.Mackay.
        20.
    113     --; Early Indian Cancellations by Jal Cooper, 1948, The Forged Stamps of All Countries
              (anon., published Dorn,
London), Saint Vincent by Napier & Bacon, 1895, and small Fred
              Melville handbooks on
Gambia and Virgin Islands.        ..                   ..               ..                    20.


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                   Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
    114     Supplies (Second-Hand); two-volume SG Ideal Postage Stamp Album (vol.2 is 3rd edition,
              to 1927) in very clean condition with just a few hinge remains.
           ..               ..                    20.
    115     --; a 64-page stockbook, 4-ring binder with 18 double-side Prinz pages, 27 single-side
              various makes, red SG standard-size album, four 4-ring binders, etc.
..            20.
    116     --; Kestrel cover album (blue) with c.90 extra leaves. Also another binder.
         ..                    10.

              NON-PHILATELIC ITEMS

               BANKNOTES

    117     Scotland; selection of 1 notes comprising British Linen Bank (4, 1926-69), Clydesdale
              Bank (2, 1963-65), Commercial Bank of Scotland (8, 1927-55), National Bank of Scotland
              (3, 1927-29), Royal Bank of Scotland (3, 1927-39), and Union Bank of Scotland (11,
              1924-54). All different dates, condition varies from poor to very fine.     ..        200.
    118     --; 1938-67 selection of 1 (9) and 5 (2) notes of six different banks all-different but for
              two duplicates, fine to very fine.                       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
    119     --; 1961-96 mixed selection of notes of five banks, generally VF/EF/Unc, and inc. RBS
              1987 5, 10, 20 unc. (42, face value 90) Also a copy of Scottish Banknotes by James
             
Douglas.                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                200.
    120     --; Bank of Scotland; 1997 set of notes 100, 50, 20, 10, and 5 with matching low
              serial numbers AA000482 uncirculated, with their original presentation folder. (Reserve
              200)     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                220.
    121     --; Clydesdale Bank; 1996 100 note uncirculated, with low serial number A/AS001104,
              uncirculated. SC372, cat.330. (Reserve 120)                  ..                 ..               ..                130.
    122     --; --; 2006 50 note revised design with banks logo on obverse, uncirculated but for a
              very minor kink at right. SC364 cat.140. (Reserve 60)    ..                 ..            60.
    123     --; North of Scotland Bank; 1924 (1 March) 1 note, fine (or possibly just better),
              SC710a cat.180.     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    124     --; --; 1926 (1 March) 1 note, fine, SC710a cat.180.     ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    125     --; --; 1940 (1 July) 20 note, almost extremely fine (couple of small black marks at lower-
              left corner). SC 717a (cat.180 for VF, 300 for EF).        ..                 ..               ..                    90.
    126     --; Royal Bank of Scotland; 1999 100 uncirculated, SC882C cat.200. (Reserve 110)     120.
    127     --; --; 2005 50 with Gogarburn reverse, two consecutively numbered notes uncirculated.
              SC872 cat.180 each. (Reserve 120)            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                120.
    128    
England; eleven OBrien 5 notes (ten have shaded 5, with consecutive A39 serial
              numbers EF, one has unshaded 5 unc.). Also five mixed world notes.  ..        100.
    129     --; (1993) Bank of England uncut triptych of 5 notes (Signature Kentfield, from last
              printing on web presses) with serial numbers AB16/AB17/AB18 999875, uncirculated, in
              presentation folder.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    130     --; two B. of E. souvenir 5 notes, each in presentation folder one is 1996 with HM70
              serial (in folder with 5 crown), other is 1997 with HK97 serial for
Hong Kong. 30.

               COINS
    131     Coin storage case with a mix of mainly modern inc. three UK 5 crowns, six St. Helena
              2008 5 RAF coins (silver ?), two tiny gold coins, Alderney 2007 5, etc. (c.85)
100.
    132     Mainly modern UK mix in box with uncirculated sets for 1983, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992,
              2002, 2003, 6 x 2 coins, 3 x 2, etc.
         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    70.
    133     Mix of general
UK and world coins. Mostly common and cheap but inc. some silver coins
              of
Austria and Germany. Also a few banknotes.               ..                 ..               ..                    70.
    134     Small mix inc. UK 1817 shilling F/VF, 1711 shilling (fair), two George
III crowns (very
              worn), other UK and a few foreign, four tokens. (27)
                        ..               ..                    45.
Orders for albums, catalogues, pages, accessories, and so on, can be brought to the sale for you.

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                   Non-Philatelic Items, continued.
              COINS, continued.
    135     Sweetie tin with a mix of
UK and world coins. Much is common but with a few bits of
              minor value here and there,
UK 1992 uncurculated set, a few tatty banknotes. (100s)                50.
    136     Big cash box with about 6kg of very assorted world coins, unsorted loose. Much is common
              but some a little more unusual here and there. (100s)
                          ..               ..                    40.
    137     United Kingdom; 1806 penny, fine example in EF condition showing only the tiniest wear,
              one or two areas poorly struck, couple of spots of verdigris.
              ..               ..                    30.
    138     --; standard proof sets of 1970, 1971, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, and 2000,
              de-luxe proof sets of 1994, 1996, 2001, and 2005.
      ..                   ..               ..                    70.
    139     --; 2000 Deluxe Proof Set, and 2005 Executive Proof Set.
            ..               ..                    30.
    140     --; mix of mainly common coins but inc. silver coins pre-1920 (face 11s6d) and pre-1947
              (face 12s6d)
         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    141     --; UK Silver Coins; 1707 Queen Anne crown with Edinburgh E below bust. Very
              attracttive example in VF+ grade.
                ..               ..                   ..               ..                200.
    142     --; --; 1707 Queen Anne shilling with E below bust, below Fine condition.
                             20.
    143     --; --; selection of silver proof piedfort coins in boxes comprising 1989 1, 1993 1, 1994
              50p D-Day, 1995 2 Peace, 1998 2, 1999 2
Rugby, 2005 50p Dictionary, 2004 2
              Trevethick, and 2005 2 Gunpowder.
         ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    144     --; --; selection of silver proof coins in boxes comprising 1 of 2001 (frosted), 2002
              (frosted), 2004 (2), 2005, 2006, 2007, and 5p of 1990.
                   ..               ..                    50.
    145     --; --; selection of silver proof coins in boxes comprising 1984-1987 1 piedfort collection,
              2003 1 (in box with five spaces), 2004-2007 1 bridges, 2004 5 Entente, and 2005 5
              Trafalgar.
              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    146     --; --; 1996 Silver Anniversary Collection (25th Anniv. of decimal currency) comprising 1
              to 1p silver proofs (7 coins) in original box.
  ..               ..                   ..            50.
    147     --; --; 2000 thirteen-coin proof silver set in original box, comprising 5 to 1p plus Maundy
              set.
    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    148     --; --; 2003 silver proof piedfort set (2
DNA, 1, 50p Suffragettes) in box.       ..                    50.
    149     --; --; 2003 Silver Proof Pattern Collection, original box with four different bridges 1-
              sized proofs.
         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    150     --; --; 2004 Silver Pattern Set, original box with four different 1-sized silver proofs in
              heraldic beasts heads designs.
..                 ..               ..                   ..            30.
    151     --; --; 2006 Queens 80th Birthday Collection silver proof set of 5 to 1p plus Maundy set,
              in original box.
       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    152     --; UK Gold Coins; 1979 proof full sovereign.
            ..                   ..               ..                150.
    153     --; --; 1904 half-sovereign F/VF.
                ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    154    
Jersey; 1983 silver proof set 1 to 1p in original folder (7 coins).          ..               ..                    15.


              MEDALS
    155     Pair of medals comprising Coronation Medal 1902 (engraved on reverse NO.9 Q.M.S.
                   J.W.HENRY/F.D.R.E
Y.), and Volunteer Long Service Medal (first type bust) named to 9 Q.M.
              Sgt. J.W.Henry, 4th Div. R.E.V.
                  ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    156     First World War group of four comprising 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal,
              and Military Cross, the first one named to Lieut. J.A. Henry, R.Scots, second two to Capt.
              J.A. Henry, the MC not named. Recipient is commemorated on war memorial at
St.
              Ninians Church, Corstorphine, Edinburgh.
  ..               ..                   ..        400.
    157     WW1 group of four comprising 1914-15 Star, BWM, Victory Medal, and Territorial Force
              Efficiency Medal. Named to 120525 Sjt. (or C.S.Mjr.) A.A.Henry R.E. Also matching set
              of miniatures.
          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.

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                   Non-Philatelic Items, continued.
              POSTCARDS

    158     Small suitcase with partly broken old album and the remains of another old album. Collect-
              ion is of mainly Edwardian cards, majority mixed Scottish and English views, plus other
              countries and subjects. Scattering of better cards throughout one unusual noted is 1902
              Morningside Liberal Club Bazaar, Edinburgh (with handwritten note of winning draw
              numbers). (Some 100s)
            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                300.
    159     Box of mainly modern cards (inc. some fashion/costume) but with scattering of older, and
              one packet separated of about fifty slightly better. (Est. 1,000+)
        ..               ..                    50.
    160     Small bundle with a strength in Ryton-on-Tyne and other N.E. England, plus four WW1
              silks, and other odds. (c.90+)
   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    161    
Scotland; Edinburgh; bundle of mixed views, mainly commoner but decent variety (64)
              Also six others.
     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    162     --;
Falkirk; selection of mainly Edwardian street scenes (15) plus two modern.                            30.
    163     Shipping; bundle of mixed cards inc. several Royal Navy, several are RP, and a few are at
             
Malta. (26, plus 4 others)          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    164     Spas; collection in album of spa town, pump rooms, buildings, equipment, comic cards,
              etc. (159)
              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    165     Tourism; large collection in four large albums and loose, covering modes of transport,
              South of France, Egypt, winter sports, seaside resorts, holiday camps, some comic, and
              others. (100s)
       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                150.

              OTHER CATEGORIES
     
     Autographs; see UK Signed Covers.
    166     Books; Journals of Lord Mark Kerr, 1841-1889 by Lord General Mark Ralph George Kerr.
             
London (printed for private circulation), 1889. Octavo, inscribed by the author on title-page,
              "for my dear Great Niece Cecil from Mark Kerr", dated 1892, photographic portrait frontis-
              piece, pencil annotations by Kerr overwritten in ink in places, 68 plates (some laid-down/
              added later), red cloth, covers detached with some adhesive tape repairs, occasional slight
              foxing and darkening.
              A rare book - apparently only three copies in
UK libraries, and with no record of sale results
              to be easily found. Two sections listed in Kerrs annotated contents are lacking, with an
              additional section added - `Diary of Lord Mark Kerr`, which includes Kerrs annotations to
              pp.26-27.
              General Lord Mark Ralph George Kerr (1817-1900) was the fifth child of William Kerr,
              the sixth Marquess of Lothian, with his second wife, Lady Harriet Scott. This work is a
              collection of military travel journals, covering
Jamaica, Bermuda, India and Italy, amongst
              other places. (Cecil was a family name - Lord Mark Kerrs brother, the Marquess of Loth-
              ian, married Lady Cecil Chetwynd-Talbot, making Mark Kerrs great niece Cecil the
              couples granddaughter.
           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                500.

           --; see also separate catalogue for the sale of Malcolm Cants reference library of books
              mainly on Edinburgh subjects
, to be held on 7 September.

    167     Diaries; handwritten diary of Our Trip to Paris 1835 with notes and comments on places
              visited, plus some notes of expenses etc. Another covering approx. 1801-22 apparently for
              various trips and visits. And later albums; one 1905-6 Egypt, Nubia, and the Sudan (hand-
              written with many postcards or parts as illustration), another pair 1906 Northern Italy
              and the Riviera.
     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    168     Ephemera; bulky accumulation of magazines, programmes, newspapers, and souvenirs for
              royal and other events, back to items like 1901 Illustrated London News (ILY) Queen Vict-
              oria souvenir, 1911 ILY Pre-Coronation Number, 1921 N.Ireland Parliament opening
              programme, 1937 ILY Coronation, etc. (Dozens of items)
V                 ..               ..                    40.

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                   Non-Philatelic Items, continued.
    169     Jewellery; little box with a mix of mainly small items, nearly all of it 9ct gold inc. three
              rings, earrings, studs, box chain, etc. and some pieces. Approx. 36g gross. Also silver
              napkin ring, etc.
     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                160.
    170     Maps; bag of Bartholomews Half-Inch (20), other publishers (11). Mainly Scottish 1920s/
              30s, a few covers missing/damaged. (31)
     ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    171     Newspapers; The
Edinburgh Advertiser 15-19 Sep. 1786, and The Edinburgh Evening
              Courant
10 Sep. 1864 and 6 Dec 1866. (3)   ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    172     Sir Walter Scott; empty Thomson & Porteous Abbotsford cigarette box, six postcards (inc.
              one made from wafer of Scotts oak tree), and a decorative ticket for the Scott Centenary
              Celebration
(Central Park, Aug. 15th 1871).
               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
     
     --; see also UK Postal History (Abbotsford card).
    173     Collectables Mixed Lots; small seln. of coins (inc. modern
UK 5 x 2, 2 x 3), and a few
              used
England and USA banknotes.               ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    174     --; shoebox-sized box with bundle of postcards, a few Rhodesia and other banknotes, a small
               mix of coins, tokens, and a little autograph book (which includes Anthony Eden).
30.
    175     --; large tub with varied contents postcards, cigarette & trade cards, a few coins, souvenir
              pamphlets, etc.
V      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    176     --; p
lastic crate of mainly modern postcards in five albums, plus some Brooke Bond cards,
              some train tickets, etc.
V              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.

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AUCTION PROGRAMME
    7 September 2015 Malcolm Cant Edinburgh Book Collection   
(Catalogue being distributed at same time as this one.)

    12 October 2015   
    23 November 2015       
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           Classified by Country
    177     Australian States; Tasmania; 1892-99 d, 2d, 5d, 10d (heavy hinge), 2/6, and 10/-
              mounted mint. Also 1906-7 1/- m.m. Cat.245.                ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    178     Australia; selection in two stockbooks and album pages, etc. with many KG5 Heads lower
              values m. & u. with duplication (many 1d green inc. blocks). Better later inc. 1963 Navig-
              ators set (6) u.m. (100s)
           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    70.
    179     --; 1913-31 Roos mint selection (inc. some u.m., some blocks, a couple of imprints), and a
              range of used 1d with many minor varieties.      ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    180     --; 1930 TWO PENCE surcharge - three u.m. blocks; one irregular of 46, one of 30, one
              of 12. A few faults. SG 119 cat.176.             ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    181     --; 1931-36 and 1945 Roo 2/- u.m. seln. (some mounted on margins) comprising 1931-36
              three fourblocks, and  1945 five eight-blocks, two fourblocks, and two pairs. Many have
              imprints, some have varieties noted. Cat.339 as singles.   ..                   ..            80.
    182     --; 1932
Sydney Bridge set (4) fine used, but tiny pinhole in 5/-. SG 141-4 cat.200.                   20.
    183     --; 1953-92 mint and used colln. on pages with wide coverage, many sets, and inc. a few
              varieties. (100s)         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    184     --; Postage Due; used seln. of various printings in fourblocks to 5/-, and singles to 1 (SG
              D73, small thin), and inc. a couple of c.t.o. singles with printers monograms (one creased).
              (12 singles, 1 fourblock, 1 8-block).                ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    185    
Austria; 1858 Newspaper Stamp good/fine used with four margins, just a small thin at
              right. SG N29 cat.425.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    186     Bahamas; 1938-52 set (missing 1/-, plus 2 shades) l.m.m./m.m. (cat. c.130 for u.m.), 1942
              Landfall set (14) m.m. (80, a few with small tone spots on perfs), and 1948 Eleuthera set
              (16) l.m.m. (75).      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    187     --; 1938-52 3d blue perforated horseshoe SPECIMEN, unmounted strip of three. SG
              154as.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    188    
Bahrain; 1950-55 set (9) m.m., SG 71-79 (cat.110 for u.m.)             ..               ..                    24.
    189    
Basutoland; 1961 2c on 2d surcharge inverted, upper-right corner marginal, unmounted
              mint. SG 60a cat.200.                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    190    
Belgium; 1849-1953 colln. in album with better earlies inc. 1849 10c (2), 20c (2), 1851 40c,
              1858 (40c) (2), 1861 1c (2), 40c with varying margins. Then a run of later, mostly used, to
              1953. Also Railway Parcel Stamps. (100s)
  ..               ..                   ..            60.
    191     Bermuda; 1924-32 10/- green and red on pale emerald fine mounted mint, perfs a bit
              uneven at top, but nothing serious. SG 92 cat.140.          ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    192     Bohemia and Moravia; German Occupation; 1939 overprint set (19) u.m. (3k l.m.m.),
              SG 1-19 cat.55.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    193     Brasil; 1971-73 mainly u.m. (a few m.m.) seln. on pages, mainly in sets, s.t.c.340. (78, 2
              m.s.)       ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    194     British Guiana; 1876 2c, 12c m.m., 1882 8c m.m., plus 1882 1c magenta (corner off) and
              2c yellow, the last two perfinned
SPECIMEN. Generally fair/good only.     ..            35.
    195    
Brunei; 1947-51 defin set (14) l.m.m./m.m. (small crease on $1). SG 79-82 (cat.140 for
              u.m.)      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    196    
Cameroon; Cameroon Expeditionary Force; 1915 overprints on German Kamerun 1/-
              unmounted mint left marginal. SG B10 (cat.200 for m.m.). ..                  ..            70.
    197     --; --; 1915 3/- m.m., centred to lower-left (SG B12 cat.225), and 5/- m.m. but with mixed
              faults (SG B13 cat.275).             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.

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    198     Canadian Provinces; New Brunswick; 1860-63 set (6) used. The 10c reperforated at left
              and with slightly rounded corner, 12c with couple of very small faults, otherwise fine.
              Cat.299.                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    199     --;
Newfoundland; 1911 recess-printed 6c, 8c, 9c, and 12c, each fine m.m. marginal, cat.
              188.     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    200     --; --; 1911 recess-printed short set to 12c mounted mint (some fairly heavy, and light corner
              crease on 8c). SG 111-5 cat.235.                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    201     --; --; 1911-16 Coronation set (11, plus 8c shade) m.m. (the 1c poor, rough perfs on 15c),
              SG 117-127 cat.345.                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    70.
    202     --;
Prince Edward Island; 1862-72 mint/unused range of 12 different plus 11 duplicates,
              mainly fine though a few faults. Also 3 imperf pairs and 2 imperf singles. ..        120.
    203    
Canada; 1859 12c fine used with perf. shift meaning that ican Bank Note Co.New-Yor
              appears at top of stamp. Attractive little oddity.                 ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    204     --; 1859 Cartier 17c deep blue unused (no gum). Quite attractive appearance but the top
              edge reperforated, and upper-left corner faulty. SG 42 (cat.1,600 for mint).          ..                    50.
    205     --; 1864 2c plate proof on India paper, imperforate with four margins (closer at left). Scarce,
              fresh and attractive.    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    206     --; 1897 Jubilee $1 very fine and attractive unmounted mint with even and fresh gum.
              Nicely centred, just a little high, and good perfs. SG 136 (cat.550 for m.m.)          ..                200.
    207     --; 1897 Jubilee c m.m. (cat.75), 1911-22 5c m.m. (70), 7c u.m. (26), 1922-31 7c
              m.m. (12), 1c imperf between pair (8), plus Nova Scotia (2), P.E.I. (1).              ..                    20.
    208     --; 1928-47 used range on stockleaf with useful duplication, inc. defins to $1 (5 different),
              and 1930s large-size commems, etc. S.t.c.650. (c.75)     ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    209     --; 1930-52 mint ranges (mainly m.m., a few u.m.) inc. airs and p.dues, with occasional dupl.
              S.t.c.700. (73)         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    210     --; 1933-50 seln. of mint (u.m. and m.m.) coil issues, mainly in pairs. Includes 1933 set (3
              singles, cat.50), 1937 3c u.m. pair (70), 1942-43 set (5 in pairs, 54), 1948 set (4 singles,
              28). (35)                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    211    
Cayman Islands; 1938-48 set (14) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.100 for u.m., 3d blue faulty), and
              1950 set (13) quite heavily mounted mint (80).                ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    212     Ceylon; 1857-1958 useful mint and used range on stockleaf inc. 1857-64 d m.m., several
              later mint QV, 1887 1r12c m.m. (cracked gum), 1893-99 2r50 m.m., 1898-99 1r50 and 2r25
              surcharges fair m.m., 1899-1900 1r50 and 2r25 m.m., range of mixed m.m. KE7 to 1r,
              1903-5 2r25 g.u., etc. (117)         ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    213     --; 1857-63 seln. of eight perf/imperf plus one similar 1d with revenue opt. S.t.c. 300.                 24.
    214     --; 1899-1900 15c, 75c, and 2r25 (short perf) each with
SPECIMEN opt., lightly mounted. SG
              261s, 262s, 264s.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    215    
China; 1897 1c on 3c m.m. but with some thinning, centred to upper-right. SG 88 cat.
              700.     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    216     --; 1912 Revolution (Sun Yat-sen) short set to 50c unmounted mint. Tiny spot of adherance
              on 3c, and a little gum toning on 20c. SG 242-250, cat.147. (9)           ..               ..                    50.
    217     --; Lighthouse album with u.m. PRC 2000-2, Hong Kong 2000-01,
Macau 1986-96 and
              2001. Also album of modern postcards of
China (c.90), and four catalogues etc. (100s)            30.
    218     --; packet of mainly pieces torn from envelopes about 1900s inc. some Hong Kong with
              Shanghai cancels, Russian stamps (probably mail from China), 1896 piece with China
              1885-88 3ca used beside French PO in China 25c cancelled Shang-Hai, and other bits.               50.
     
     --; see also Japan (POs in China).
    219    
Christmas Island; 1958-2005 collection mounted on pages, apparently complete (or close
              to it) in both l.m.m. sets and used sets. Total cat.977 (in 2002 cat., and excluding issues
              later than listed).
    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                150.
    220    
Colombia; 1959 Stamp Centenary m.s. u.m. (10), AVIANCA m.s. u.m. (10). Cat.390.                20.
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    221     Curaao; 1945 postage due 10c, 12c, 25c m.m., SG D232-4, cat.720.            ..                    70.
    222    
Czechoslovakia; two stockbooks of used 1918-63, mint 1918-44 in album. Also 1960s mint,
              used on display pages and FDCs. Duplication, and some stuck due to storage. (1,000s)
           90.
    223     Danish
West Indies; 1873-1907 used seln. with a few dupl., inc. 1887 1c on 7c. S.t.c.900.
              (22)        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    70.
    224    
Danzig; 1920-39 m. & u. collection in album up to 1939 overprint Deutsches Reich set
              m.m. (c.300, 1 m.s., 4 covers/cards).
          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    225     --; 1924 pictorial set (5), 1925-32 2g, and 1938-39 1g, all l.m.m. (cat.145). Also 1923
              surcharge set (SG 166-177, cat.120), and 1921-22 seln. of m.m. and used values. 40.
    226    
Denmark; 1851-2000 used colln. in printed album with some duplication. Also stockbook
              of mostly used, and loose pages. (100s)
      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    227     Dominica; 1908-20 1d, 2d, 2d, 3d, 6d, 1/-, 2/-, all overprinted SPECIMEN in black. The 1d
              poor, 2d fair, all others fine. Cat. c.96. (7)     ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    228    
Egypt; 1953-65 collection on pages of u.m./m.m., fairly complete. (100s)               ..                    30.
    229     --; 1980-2000 u.m. colln. in printed album. (c.300)
      ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    230     Falkland Islands; 1878-1938 mint seln. inc. 1878-79 1/- poor m.m., 1904-12 short set to
              3/- m.m., another 3/- fair m.m., and another (poorer) with
SPECIMEN opt, 1938-50 1 m.m.,
              etc. (25) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    231     --; 1904-12 set (8) m.m./l.m.m. (couple of toned perf teeth on 5/-). SG 43-50 cat.475.              90.
    232     --; 1938-50 definitive set (18) m.m., plus shades of 1d, 2d, 6d, 1/- (2), and 5/-. (Cat.
              c.600+ for u.m.)      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    233    
Finland; 1956-94 collection of first day covers in five cover albums, either pencil add-
              ressed or unaddressed (c.530). Includes a few land. Also some earlier covers/cards (c.25)
              and unused postal stationery (c.30).
             ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    234     France; 1853-1968 collection in old album with a selection of used Crs and Napolon
              issues duplicated used, then mostly used values to 1917 War Orphans 15c u., 25c & 50c
              m.m., 1918 Red Cross u., 1922 War Orphans set m.m., 1924 Olympics m.m., 1926 War
              Orphans 50c m.m., 1f u., various Sinking Fund inc. 1930 (SG 480) m.m., (SG 485-7) u.,
              1929 Views u. This is followed by a range of mint and used inc. 1935 Intellectuals m.m.,
              1936 S.America Flight 10f u. (toned). From 1937 mostly m.m., and fairly complete with
              various 1950s National Relief Funds, 1964 Philatec fourblock. At the back are Airs inc.
              1930 (2) m.m., 1949 air Views set (5) m.m., 1954 set (4) m.m., etc. (c.2,000+)
500.
    235     --; 1849-1981 useful mainly used collection in Davo printed album. Starts with seln. of
              Crs and Napolon issues, 1900 Merson 2f lilac & buff used, and a fairly complete run
              from 1935 onwards. Also postage dues and railway stamps. Early issues a bit mixed for
              condition, later generally fine. S.t.c. 3,800 (Maury). (100s)
              ..               ..                120.
    236     --; 1870-1941 mint and used in stockbook with many better inc. 1917 War Orphans 35+25c,
              50+50c used, 1918 Red Cross mint (crease) and used. Mixed duplication. (1,000s)
                 70.
    237     --; 1876-1919 mainly used colln. on album leaves with 1876 Peace & Commerce to 5f u.,
              1900 Merson inc. 2f lilac & buff u., (2), also some later mint, and used postage dues 1859-
              1943. Mixed quality, many fine. (100s)            ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    238     --; 1924-49 colln. of mainly used commems and airs in album with many catalogued pounds
              each. Collection out of order, light dupl. (100s)
             ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    239     --; 1926-65 mint in stockbook with many cat. in pounds. Light to moderate dupl. Also
              British Intelligence forgery of 1941 30c mint. (1,000s)
  ..                   ..            75.
    240     --; 1876-1984 mainly used in album with many cat a few pounds each. Light dupl. S.t.c.
              1,000+ (100s)
    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    241     --; 1931 Sinking Fund 1f50+3f50 l.m.m. (hinge hardly visible), couple of slightly irregular
              perfs at foot. SG 493 cat.180.    ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    242     --; 1941-83 album of National Relief Fund and Red Cross issues, mostly used to 1970, then
              u.m. Also some other bits and pieces. S.t.c.1,150. (100s)
                ..               ..                    90.
    243     --; 1949-50 Air set (5) l.m.m. (cat.325 for u.m.).            ..                   ..               ..                    28.
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    244     France; 1954 Air set (4) u.m., one partly short perf on 1,000f. SG 1194-7 cat.425.                   80.
    245     --; 1929-50 (one later) seln. of 10 covers and 2 postcards with various stamps, labels, and
              postmarks. (12)         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    246     --; box with two stockbooks and an album of 1944-98 used, and a stockbook of 1966-2000
              mint. Includes 1964
PHILATEC 1f u.m. fourblock and single on maxi-card.            ..                    80.
    247     --; Booklets; 1957-67 Red Cross booklets mounted (hinges on covers) on pages. Cat.346.
              (for u.m.)                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    248     --; Postage Dues; 1881 1c to 60c used with some dupl (23), and 1908 50c u. Total s.t.c.
              1,275. (24)              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    249     French Colonies and Post Offices Abroad; mix on stockleaves of Indo-China (226), New
              Caledonia
(26), Sudan (74), and Togo (5). Mainly fine though some with faults, and inc.
              many decent medium values.         ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    250     --; 1943-44 issues by French Committee of National Liberation, each both m.m. and f.u.,
              SG 82-88 cat.180. (16)              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    251     --; French Indo-China; 1907-19 m.m. and u. on album pages inc. 1919 surcharge 2p used.
              S.t.c.330. (31, 6 fourblocks)       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    252     German States;
Baden; 1851-68 range on stockcard inc. 1862 18k and 30k. S.t.c.3,900.
              Poor to fine condition, (12)           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    253    
Germany; 1875-1997 mainly used stock with duplication in four stockbooks. (1,000s)            50.
    254     --; 1872-2005 mint and used ranges in five albums, two stockbooks, etc. (Many 100s)
            40.
    255     --; Allied Occupation; 1945-47 range of u.m. fourblocks of various Zones and issues (no
              French). (74 blocks)  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    256     --; --; French Zone; m.m. collection on pages inc. 1945 general issue, Baden 1947-49
              complete but 1949 Engineers Congress has toning on perfs (3 m.s. are u.m. in photo-
              corners), Rhineland-Palatinate 1947-49 complete stamps but no m.s., Wrttemberg
              1947-49 complete stamps but no m.s. (174, 3 m.s.)          ..                   ..               ..                150.
    257     --;
West Germany; 1949-2000 various m. & u. collections in six printed albums and stock-
              book, inc. many of the better 1949-50 used. (1,000s)
  ..                   ..               ..                150.
    258     --; --; 1951 Posthorn set (16) unmounted mint, but 70pf has thin at top. Cat.2,750.                220.
    259     --; West Berlin; 1949 Goethe set (3) l.m.m., SG B61-3 (cat.400 for u.m.)          ..                    40.
    260     --;
East Germany; 1951-90 mainly used colln. in three well-filled printed albums inc. 1951
             
China set unused (no gum). Fairly complete. Also stockbook of m. & u. (1,000s) 100.
     
     --; Occupations; see Poland.
    261     Gibraltar; 1886-1953 mint selection inc. 1886 opt. 4d and 6d m.m. (both appear ok but
              not guaranteed), 1886-87 1/- m.m. (part gum), another 1/- unused (no gum), 1903 8/- m.m.
              (heavy), 1953 10/- u.m. Also 1953 5/- and 10/- f.u. Cat. c.1,468. (18)                ..                120.
    262     --; 1903 4/- fine m.m. SG 53 (cat.140), and 1906-11 4/- fine m.m. SG 73 (160). 80.
    263    
Greece; 1860s-1990s remainder collections in three albums. (100s) Also a packet and some
              stockleaves.
          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    264     --; 1923-30 seln. of stockleaves of 1923 surcharges (9), 1927 Navarino (6), 1930 Centenary
              (18) l.m.m., some values appear u.m. S.t.c.700. (33)      ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    265     --; 1933 both Aeroespresso Co. issues l.m.m., SG 458-467, cat.570. (10)           ..                    60.
    266     Hong Kong; 1862-63 no wmk. 96c fine unused (no gum), with a couple of spots of adher-
              ance, and has been reperforated. SG 7 (cat.3,750 for mint).                 ..               ..                    50.
    267     --; 1891 surcharge mint set (3) with additional Chinese characters. 20c grey-green is heavy
              m.m. and creased, 50c fine l.m.m., $1 fine m.m. (heavy hinge and light vertical bend).
              SG 48a-50 cat.772.                                      ..               ..                   ..               ..                        .. 75.
    268     --; 1891 Jubilee 2c mounted mint (large hinge mark), SG 51 cat.475.   ..        100.
    269     --; 1900-01 set (6) fine m.m./l.m.m., SG 56-61 cat.200. ..                   ..            60.
    270     --; 1903 wmk.
Crown CA 1c, 4c to 30c m.m., plus 50c m.m. but with moderate crease, and
              $1 m.m. but with toning. SG 62, 64-72, cat.465.            ..                   ..               ..                    80.
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    271     Hong Kong; 1904-6 wmk. Mult. Crown CA short set to $1 m.m., mixed between fine/fresh
              or with some toning or poorer ($1). SG 77-86 cat.541.  ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    272     --; 1907-11 short set to 50c m.m. - the 6c and 20c a little toned. SG 91-98 cat.328.                  50.
    273     --; Postal Fiscals; 1880 12c on $10 heavily mounted mint (adherance). SG F7 cat.950.            80.
    274     --; --; 1891 $5 on $10 fine and fresh unmounted mint. SG F9 (cat.400 for m.m.) 150.
    275     Hungary; 1918-51 mostly m.m. Airs inc. 1918 set (2 of each), 1927 1p to 5p, 1931 Zep-
              pelin, 1936 set, etc. S.t.c.227. (39)                ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    276    
India; 1854-1999 wide-ranging collection of mainly used in album. Starts with 1854 a
              (10), 1a (8), 2a (3), 4a (9, all cut-to-shape), various East India, later QV to 5r, 1902-11 KE7
              3r and 5r m.m. (toned gum), 1911-22 used values to 25r, 1921 9p on 1a vertical gutter pair
              with one
PIES/PIES variety (f.u. but not guaranteed), 1926-33 values to 25r, 1937-40 set
              (18), 1948 Gandhi set (4) g.u., and an extensive range also in the modern period. Condition
              is mainly good/fine but quite a number of small faults. Very high catalogue. (100s)
300.
    277     --; shoebox filled with very duplicated QV, KE7, KG5, and KG6 used postal stationery
              cards, and a few envelopes. (Estimated c.600)
             ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    278    
Indonesia; 1949 new currency set (24) l.m.m. SG 548A-571A, cat.400.             ..                    40.
    279     Ireland; box of four albums and two smaller albums of FDCs 1988-90 (c.180), stamps,
              booklets, maxi-cards, etc. from the 1990s. (100s)
        ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    280     --; 1922-82 album of mostly used with 1922 overprints to 2/6, and range of later inc. many
              sets/better values. Also ten UK QV/KE7 with Irish postmarks. S.t.c.1,000+ (100s)
               75.
    281     --; 1990-99 used in printed album, a stockbook of duplicated used 1971-2004, and stock-
              leaves of 1920s/30s inc. mint blocks and 1980s mint. (100s)
             ..               ..                    60.
    282     Israel; box with album of u.m. 1964-81, loose pages of u.m., album of FDCs/postcards
              1949-66 (c.100), other better FDCs loose inc. 1950 Jewish New Year with tabs, 1951 Nat-
              ional Fund with tabs, 1952 Jewish New Year with tabs (2), 1960
TAVIV m.s., etc., and a
              1998 Bale catalogue. (Many 100s)
              ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    283     Italian States; small m. & u. colln. on pages of
Naples (4), Neapolitan Provinces (5), Papal
              States
(7), Romagna (5), Sardinia (11, plus cover), Sicily (1), and Tuscany (4). Majority are
              genuine, but quality mixed.            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    284     Italy; 1862-1995 mostly used collection in two albums, with better sets e.g. 1910 Plebsicite
              u. (missing Southern 15c), 1911 Jubilee u., 1915 Red Cross u., 1922 Mazzini u., 1923 Ter-
              centenary u., 1923 Fascist u., 1924 Holy Year u., and useful odds e.g. 1926 Air 1l, 1l20 (2),
              1l50 (3) u., and so on. (100s)
   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                150.
    285     --; 1862-1995 m. & u. colln. in two Davo albums. Includes better early commems e.g. 1910
              50th Anniv. Plebiscite m.m., 1910 Southern States Plebiscite u., 1912 St.Marks m.m., 1926
              Air set u. (some faults). Also Express inc. 1908 2l u., 1917 25c surch. u., 1921 1l60 u.,
              postage dues, parcel post, etc. (100s)
         ..               ..                   ..               ..                120.
    286     --; 1945-48 defin set to 100l (missing 8l) m.m. (cat.1,100 for u.m.)     ..               ..                    90.
    287     --; 1948 St. Catherine  set (6) l.m.m. (cat.230 for u.m.)  ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    288     --; 1950 Occupations set (19) m.m. SG 760-778 (cat.300 for u.m.)    ..               ..                    30.
    289    
Jamaica; 1921-29 set (13) m.m. (cat.130), plus some others on pages.               ..                    40.
    290     Japan; Post Offices in China; 1900-08 overprints part set as follows; perf.11x12 s, 1s,
              3s rosine, 4s, 5s, 6s, 8s, 15s, 20s, 1y, and perf.12 1s violet, 2s, 10s, 25s, 50s. All are
              mounted mint but heavily hinged, generally fresh, and just a few odd short perfs. Cat.632.           80.
    291     Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika; 1890-1949 mainly m.m. selection inc. 1890-95 2r to 5r
              heavy m.m., 1895-96 opts. on
India 6a to 1r (both) m.m. (heavily mounted, 1r grey no gum),
              1904-7 KE7 5r m.m., 1938-54 1 m.m. and f.u., 1948 S.Wedding 1 l.m.m., etc. (30)               70.
    292     --; 1896-1901 4a, 4a, 2r, and 1897-1903 20r (fine but not perfect), each with
SPECIMEN
              overprint. Cat. roughly 190.        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    293     --; 1897 overprints on
Zanzibar set (6) - the two lowest values heavy m.m., others fine used.
              SG 80-85 cat.250+ ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    294     --; 1904-7 5r mounted mint. SG 30 cat.150. ..               ..                   ..            40.
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    295     Laos; 1952-70 mint (mostly u.m.) with some used on stockleaves. S.t.c.440 (c.105, 1 m.s.)       50.
    296     Leeward Islands; 1890-1954 useful mint range on stockleaf inc. 1890 short set to 1/-, 1897
              Jubilee short set to 4d, 1902 5/- (fair), 1905-8 6d, 1/-, 1907-11 2/6, 1921-32 10/-, 1938-51
              set (19, the top two values u.m.), 1954 set (15) l.m.m., etc. Also 1890 5/- fiscally used
              (small thin). (68)        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                130.
    297    
Madagascar; British Inland Mail; 1895 Runners set (6) l.m.m./u.m., natural crease on
              4/-. SG 57-62 cat.120.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    298    
Malaya; 1867-1971 mint and used collection in album. Includes Straits Settlements from
              1867 with values to $5,
FMS with 1900 $1 (2), 1922 values to $2, then a run of States with
              many better e.g. Johore 1922 values to $5 u., Kelantan 1921 values to $1 u., Trengganu
              1910 values to $3 m. & u., and so on. S.t.c.5,600. (100s)
               ..               ..                350.
    299     --; 1867-2000 well-filled album of Straits Settlements, Malayan States, and wider area
              taking in Brunei, Labuan, North Borneo, Sarawak, etc. Much is modern used, but mint
              throughout, as well as earlier. (100s)
            ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    300     --; Straits Settlements; 1906-7 overprints on Labuan set (11) m.m./unused, most with
              gum. Spots on 4c/12c and 8c. SG 141-151 cat.375.      ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    301     --; Johore; 1904-10 $1 l.m.m., $4 u.m. marginal with mild creases, $5 u.m., and 1918-20
              $5 m.m., cat.263.    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    302     --;
Pahang; 1898 Pahang overprint 10c m.m. (small faults), 25c unu., 50c purple & black
              unu., and 50c green & black unu. (small marks). SG 19-22 (cat.887 for mint).                            50.
    303     --; --; 1898 Pahang overprint $1 heavily mounted mint, tiny thin and rough perfs at right.
              SG 23 cat.400.        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    304    
Malta; SG printed album with pages to 1966 with mostly used stamps, stockleaves/cards
              of later, Malta Post folders of 1970s (25), postcards from WW1 onwards (c.35). (100s)
         24.
    305     Morocco Agencies; Spanish Currency; 1912-56 small m.m. colln. identified by SG nos.,
              inc. three seahorses. S.t.c.320. (63)               ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    306     Netherlands; 1946 Wilhelmina 2g, 5g, and 10g mounted mint (quite heavy hinges), SG
              617-9 (cat.675 for u.m.).            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    307     Netherlands Colonies; mostly used colln. in album of Netherlands Indies 1870-1948 and
              Netherlands New Guinea 1950-62. Needs sorting. (100s)
                ..               ..                    50.
     
     --; see also Curaao.
    308     New Zealand; 1855-1975 mint and used collection based on SG printed album with Chalon
              Heads imperf and perf to 1/- (c.50), later QV/KE7 inc. 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set (4)
              m.m. (1d damaged), various postal fiscals, many Healths (inc. damaged 1931 Smiling Boy
              m.m. set), airmails, and so on. Well-filled with much used to 1975. Later has more mint inc.
              1953 values to 10/-, 1957-73 Health m.s. mostly u.m., etc. (Many 100s)
           ..                300.
    309     --; 1862-2005 mostly used colln. in six albums, often quite spread out and with only a few
              before 1935. Also an album of fairly recent u.m. and FDCs. (Many 100s)
          ..                    40.
    310     --; 1882-1900 collection of definitive stamps all with advertisements printed on reverse,
              comprising 1d (11), 2d (14), 2d (5), 3d (5), 4d (7), 5d, 6d (3), 8d (2), and 1/- (4). A few
              faults. (52)                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    311     --; 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set (4) fresh mounted mint, typically rough perforations.
              SG 370-3 cat.275.  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    312     --; 1913 Auckland Exhibition set (4) m.m., SG 412-5 cat.300.            ..               ..                    80.
    313     --; 1915-80 mainly used colln. in album, from a few 1915-30 KG5 mint values to 1/-, 1920
              Victory set (6) m.m., main numbers in f.u. modern sets. (100s)
          ..               ..                    30.
    314     Niue; 1920 three registered covers to England with seven different stamps between them,
              couple of faults.         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    315     Norway; 1925 two small postcards from Amundsen-Ellsworth Trans-Polar Flight Exped-
              ition, each with Norwegian stamps cancelled Kings Bay one to Bergen, other to New
              York. Also Norway Nansen stamps of 1935, 1940, 1961. ..                  ..            30.
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    316     Nyasaland; 1895 5/- overprinted SPECIMEN (no gum, thin at corner), and 1896 2d, 4d, 6d,
              1/- each overprinted
SPECIMEN and hinged.      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    317     --; 1938-44 defin set (18) mint - mainly unmounted (2/- and 2/6 l.m.m., 5/- tiny hinge mark),
              small tone spots on 5/- and 10/-. SG 130-143 cat.200.   ..                   ..               ..                    26.
    318     Poland; 1944-70 two albums of mostly used with many better 1944-46 issues inc. 1944
              National Heroes set (3) v.f.u., 1945 Revolt Anniv. unu., 1945 Liberation set (10), 1945
              Kościuszko 5z f.u., etc. (100s)
..                 ..               ..                   ..        120.
    319     --; German Occupation; 1940 surcharges set (26) fine u.m. (crease on p.due 20g) cat.
              78. Also 1939 Hindenburg set (13) u.m. (11), and a few others.                      ..                    24.
    320     Rhodesia; 1892 m. & u. seln from both sets inc. 2/- vermilion m.m., 3/- g.u. S.t.c.355 (11)        40.
    321     --; 1966-75 FDCs (c.50), u.m. and used from the same period, some commercial covers, and
              a few other items. (100s)
          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    322    
Romania; extensive but generally cheap collection/accumulation in three stockbooks, of
              mainly 1860s-1960s. (100s)
     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    323    
Russia; 1866-83 range of used on card with slight dupl. Varied quality. S.t.c.420. (21)              15.
    324     --; Russian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire; 1866-1909 small colln. on pages of m.m.
              and used, with better values from 1868 set. S.t.c.750. (44)                  ..               ..                    50.
    325    
Rwanda; 1972 Apollo 15 gold foil stamp u.m., SG 442 cat.160.         ..               ..                    15.
    326     Saint Christopher; 1870-90 m. & u. seln. comprising 1870-82 perf.12 1d m.m. (3), 1d
              unu. (2), 6d u., perf.14 1d m.m., 4d u., 6d u., 1882-90 d m.m. (2), 1d m.m., 2d brown u.
              (rounded corner), 2d blue m.m., 4d grey m.m.               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    327     --; 1884-88 m.m. seln. of surcharges comprising SG nos. 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 (toned), and 28.
              Cat.294.                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    328     Saint Kitts-
Nevis; 1903-54 m.m. seln. inc. 1905-18 5/-, 1938-50 set (12), 1952 set (12), etc.
              (51)        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    329    
Saint Lucia; 1886-87 Die I set (4) l.m.m./m.m., the 1/- a little toned. SG 39-42 cat.225.           50.
    330    
San Marino; 1945 Government Palace imperf miniature sheet u.m. (natural mark in paper
              above 15l), and a later m.s. Cat.387.             ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    331    
Sarawak; 1888-97 set (14) m.m./unused (3c tone spot, thin on 4c, four trimmed perfs on
              50c). SG 8-21 cat.550.              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    332     --; 1945 BMA overprint set (20) fine mint mainly l.m.m. but a few u.m. (inc. $5). SG 126-
              145 (cat.550 for u.m.)                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                100.
    333    
Sierra Leone; 1938-44 set (16) m.m., a few short perfs, and the 4d and 6d faulty. (Cat.140
              for u.m.) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    334    
Singapore; 1948-52 perf.14 set (15) m.m., SG 1-15 (cat.180 for u.m.).              ..                    30.
    335     --; 1948-2001 mint in stockalbum inc. m.s., some FDCs, p.packs, three catalogues, 1999
              press sheet, and airletters, etc. Also some others from Malayan area on stockleaves. Some
              duplication throughout. (Many 100s)
           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    336     Somaliland; 1903 (overprint at top) set (13) fine used (probably by favour - most have
              gum), a couple of low values with small faults. SG 1-13 cat.190.          ..               ..                    60.
    337    
South Africa; 1910-61 colln. in album of mostly mint (later mainly u.m.) inc. 1913 set
              m.m. to 1 (missing 10/-, but two shades of 5/-, the 1 centred to lower-left), with coils and
              inverted wmks., 1927 recess-printed m.m. pairs set, 1930 values to 2/6, 1933 set m.m. with
              5/- (2), 10/-, plus 5/- invtd. wmk. Then a fairly complete run of mint defin and commem
              pairs. Also includes many varieties, often in blocks. (Many 100s)
       ..        200.
    338     --; 1910-2008 m. & u. colln. in two-volume SG/Davo hingeless printed album. Mostly
              used in earlier years, some pairs, others as singles, but inc. 1933 10/- pair m.m., then from
              1945 either m. or u., the scattered mint (mainly of wildlife subjects) apparently u.m. from
              1960. Inc. some m.s. (c.750)
   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    339     --; 1913-2000 m. & u. colln. in album and three stockbooks. Some duplication. Also some
              provinces, homelands, and SWA/Namibia. (1,000s)
     ..                   ..               ..                    80.

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    340     South Africa; 1961-2000 colln. in two albums of mostly u.m. (few used) definitives with
              shades and varieties. Includes a specialised study of c Natal Kingfisher inc. strips and
              blocks. (Many 100s)
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
    341     --; 1961-94 colln. in four albums of u.m. commems, often in strips or fourblocks from 1978.
              (Many 100s)
         ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    342    
Spain; 1851-1993 m. & u. colln. in three Davo albums, with extra pages to 2002. Mixed m.
              & u. up to 1967 then fairly complete run of u.m. to 1993. Includes m.s., booklets, and extra
              pages for 1992 Barcelona Olympics sheets. Also some
Andorra and various Spanish Col-
              onies. (Many 100s)
                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                120.
    343     --; 1927 Coronation Anniversary opts. on Spanish Tangier 1p/10p (2) and 4p fine l.m.m.
              (SG 460-1 cat.238). Also 1929 Exhibitions Air set (6) l.m.m. (SG 515-520, cat.75,
              couple of faults), and 1930 Goya postage set (17) m.m. (SG 553-569, 35, various faults).          60.
    344     --; 1945-93 mostly used colln. in two albums. Also album of 1854-1970 mostly used, and
              two stockbooks of 1860-2006 mostly used with some recent m.m. u.m. (1,000s)
70.
    345     --; 1946-84 colln. in two stockbooks, mint and used inc. many sets, some decent medium
              values (especially earlier), some dupl. (1,000+). Also
Spain 1851-c.1948 dupl. accum. on
              pages, mainly used (c.460)
       ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    346    
Sweden; 1858-1976 used collection in old KA-BE printed album, with some better
              pickings in the period up to about 1940s. Majority fine. S.t.c.1,000+ (Many 100s)
                 60.
    347     --; 1965-92 all-different range of u.m. booklets inc. a few scarcer e.g. SG nos. SB181S,
              SB191S, SB218, SB253, SB360, SB376, SB453, etc. (List accompanies.) Cat.371. (48)
45.
    348    
Switzerland; 1854-82 mint and used range on pages comprising imperf Seated Helvetias
              (24), 1862-80s perf. Seated Helvetias (99), 1882 etc. Numerals (44). S.t.c. 2,000+ (exclud-
              ing those obviously badly damaged).                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
    349     --; old album page of mostly used 1862-1900 (38). Also used postage dues 1878-83 (17).
              Some faults. S.t.c.1,150.             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    350     --; 1923 Air set (13) m.m., some faults (50c short perfs, 75c adherance on reverse). SG 316-
              328 cat.160.            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    351     --; 1945 Pax 3f as f.u. fourblock and f.u. single. SG 457, cat.650.       ..               ..                    50.
    352     --; Pro Juventute; 1913-88 used collection in album, apparently complete, and s.t.c.1,492.
              (c.300)
                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    353    
Thailand; 1883-1920 m. & u. colln. written-up in album inc. study of 1889-92 surcharges.
              Some toning on pages but most stamps ok. Also a few cards of similar with some duplic-
              ation. (100s)
         ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    354     --; 1912 10b and 20b g./f.u., SG 157-8 cat.240.              ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    355     Trinidad; 1896-1906 5/- (fault at foot and short perfs), 10/-, and 1 (heavy mount), each
              overprinted
SPECIMEN. SG 122s-124s.            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    356     --; Postage Due; 1885 d, 6d, 1/-, 1905-6 4d, 6d, 8d, 1923-45 set (missing 6d), and
              1947-61 set (8), mixed quality m.m./l.m.m., cat. c.390.                        ..               ..                    30.
    357     Turks Islands; 1867-95 mint and unused selection. Mainly good/fine though some faults.
              Cat roughly 880. (29)                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    358    
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; box with four-volume colln. of used 1956-73, stock-
              book of used 1973-86. Also some mostly used on stockleaves and loose. (1,000s)
                  50.
    359     --; collection of covers and cards on Hagner-type leaves, mainly 1970s-80s and with a polar
              theme weather stations, expeditions, anniversaries, ships, etc. Also a few other countries
              (inc.
USA 1931 Trans-Arctic Submarine Expedition). (c.270)            ..               ..                    50.
    360     United Nations; 1988-95 FDCs of
New York, Geneva, and Vienna in album (c.180). Also
              some sheets etc.
    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.

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    361     United States of America; 1950-77 mostly u.m. (few used) commems in two printed
              albums, 1980-88 commems in two printed albums, FDCs 1988-91 etc. in two albums.
              (1,000s)
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    362     --; 1956 $5
Hamilton upper-left corner marginal fourblock with plate number, cat.320.               60.
    363     Vatican City; 1987-2000 u.m. in stockbook, FDCs 1987-98 plus a few earlier (c.130), post-
              cards etc. in two albums. (100s)
                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    364    
Vietnam; 1951 3p and 30p in u.m. fourblocks. S.t.c. 770.                  ..               ..                    40.
    365    
Yugoslavia; 1937-80 (mainly 1967-80 stock filed in labelled packets in filing drawer. Maj-
              ority is u.m. though with some c.t.o., much in multiples inc. many sheetlets of nine. Duplic-
              ation throughout but on the largest part only up to about a dozen (some 30+). Condition
              generally very fine but an odd spot of toning here and there through storage. Excellent
              stock to split for resale. (1,000s)
                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                150.
    366     Zanzibar; 1895-96 2r and 3r fine m.m., SG 19-20 cat.200.                ..               ..                    50.
    367    
Zululand; 1894-96 5 fine used, almost certainly a forgery.                   ..               ..                    20.

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Stamps and Collectables Auction, 24 August 2015                 Page 21       Estimate.
                  

              United Kingdom
    368     1840 Penny Black plate 2 TC presentable but faulty mint example, with almost four margins
              (fair to good at left, large at foot and right, margin at top except at rightmost quarter where
              it narrows until touching into top line). Mounted mint with full original gum but with at
              least four vertical creases (a couple of these heavy enough to break the surface).
              Cat.12,500.             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                400.
    369     1840 three Penny Blacks and one Twopence Blue, all used. Penny black PH is good with
              four margins, other two are three-margined, the twopence is fine with 3+ margins. 90.
    370     1840 Penny Black (plate 1A ?) OA fine used with red MC to one corner, 3 margins, some
              paper and hinge remains on reverse.                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    371     1840 Penny Black plate 4 PC quite attractive used with neat red MC, just 4-margin (very
              close to upper right side). Appears fresh but some faults in paper.          ..               ..                    30.
    372     1840 Penny Black plate 1B OH, 3-margin, red MC, small thin, but quite attractive. 24.
    373     1840 Twopence Blue DF attractive four margin (closer at upper-left) example with red MC.
              Small cut at upper-right corner comes into corner square.    ..                 ..            70.
    374     1840 Twopence Blue FL good used with two good margins, just touching or very narrow on
              other sides. Black MC, a bit discoloured.         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    26.
     
     1840 Mulready; see UK Covers and Postal History.
    375     1841-70 line-engraved used range on pages comprising 1d red imperfs (54), 2d imperfs (19),
              1d stars (378), d plates (82), 1d plates (168), and 2d plates (8). Mixed condition, but most
              are sound/good.
    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                150.
    376     1841-1900 used Queen
Victoria collection on pages from a range of line-engraved inc.
              many different penny plates, very varied surface-printed inc. some shades and plate numbers,
              1883-84 10/- g.u., etc. Some tone spots. (320)                  ..                 ..               ..                170.
    377     Old Excelsior album very well filled with about five thousand mixed used penny reds (a
              few imperfs, mainly penny stars and penny plates). Very varied condition, with many
              stamps having small to large faults, but also including many which are fine. Also a few
              1d Venetian Reds etc. (c.5,000)
                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                300.
    378     1854-57 small stockbook of penny red stars in mixed used condition. Minimum cat.2,400.
              (200)      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    379     1855-57 no corner letters 6d deep lilac with inverted watermark fine used, wing margin
              example. Good appearance with distinct numeral cancel. SG 69Wi cat.400.          ..                    40.
    380     1862-64 Small White Corner Letters 3d carmine-rose mounted mint, wing margin at right,
              reperforated at right of wing margin. SG 75/76 cat.2,700. ..                 ..        150.

    381     1862-64 Small White Corner Letters 4d bright red (with hair lines) mounted mint, centred
              to upper-right, some short perfs at top and right. SG 81 cat.2,300.       ..               ..                100.

    382     1862-64 Small White Corner Letters 6d lilac mounted mint, a few short perfs, and just
              slightly soiled on face. SG 84 cat.2,250.         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    383     1865-80 seln. of used surface-printed on leaves and with slight duplication. Typical mix
              of condition. (c.55)    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.

    384     1872-73 white corner letters, wmk. Spray, 6d grey plate 12 vertical pair with wing margin
              to left, unmounted mint with full and fresh gum, with the only faults being those consistent
              with age and production. SG 125 cat.1,900 each = 3,800.                 ..               ..                600.

    385     1880-83 wmk. Crown 1/- orange-brown plate 14 mounted mint (hinge remains), tiny spot
              of toning. SG 163 cat.750.          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
    386     1883-84 Lilac and Green 1d, 2d, 2d, 3d, 4d, and 5d, all sound mounted mint, though
              some quite heavy hinges. Cat.665.                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                120.
    387     1883-84 Lilac and Green d, 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d, 5d, 6d, 9d, and 1/-, all either unused
              without gum or fair/poorer m.m.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..        100.
    388     1883-84 Lilac & Green 9d with
SPECIMEN overprint, no gum. SG 195s cat.425 (for
              mint).   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
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                   United Kingdom, continued.
    389     1884 1 brown-lilac with watermark Three Crowns fine used. Well-centred, central octag-
              onal
London datestamp (1890), good perfs (just one partly short at foot), and linear rub at
              right-hand 1. SG 185 cat.2,800.                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                350.
    390     1884 1 brown-lilac with watermark Three Crowns sound used. Several faults (short
              perfs, corner crease, small stains, etc.), two slightly smudged oval cancels. SG 185 cat.
              2,800.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                120.
    391     1887-92 Jubilee 5d Die I mounted mint. Centred to upper-right. Appears to have been
              mounted other than by conventional hinges, leaving marks on gum at both top corners (and
              a little trace of brown paper). SG 207 cat.800.                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    392     1888 1 brown-lilac with watermark Three Orbs sound used, the right end quite amateur-
              ishly reperforated, and possibly also at foot, average cancel. SG 186 cat.4,250.    ..                180.
    393     1887-1900 Jubilee set (14) mixed m.m. or unused without gum, varied condition from
              fair unused to fine m.m.                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    394     1887-92 1 green used. Quite attractive with two light oval cancels. Tiny thin at upper-right
              corner. SG 212 cat.800.             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                100.
    395     1887-92 1 green used. Quite good looking with neat
Belfast c.d.s., but creases etc. SG
              212 cat.800.            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    396     1887-92 1 green used. Reasonable initial at first sight, but serious repair at lower-left has
              been disguised. Other smaller faults. SG 212 cat.800.       ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    397     1887-92 1 green used. Spacefiller only, with heavy crayon cancel as well as c.d.s., and
              several other faults.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    398     1902-13 KE7 1 dull blue-green good/fine used. Centred a little high and just slightly left,
              good perfs, reasonable circular packet cancel (
Guernsey ?), small certification mark on
              reverse. SG 266 cat.825.            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                100.
    399     1902-13 KE7 1 deep green fine used. Fairly well centred, decent perfs (couple partly
              short), moderate oval cancel. SG 320 cat.750.                  ..                 ..               ..                100.
    400     1902-13 KE7 1 dull blue-green sound used with
Jersey packet cancel, small faults. SG
              266 cat.825.            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    401     1902-34 range of used KE7/KG5 on pages, with KE7 duplicated to 1/-, plus 2/6 (3), 5/-,
              10/-, KG5 defin shades, Seahorses 2/6 (6), 5/- (4), 10/- (1), etc. Generally sound/good/fine,
              though some faults. (c.200)           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    70.
    402     1924 (1d slightly discoloured) and 1925 Wembley sets u.m., cat.110.  ..            24.
    403     1937-52 basic KG6 run used on pages, plus 1939-48 10/- dark blue fourblock, etc. Mainly
              sound/good/fine.        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    404     1939-48 high values set (6) m.m. - the 2/6 green, 5/-, and 10/- dark blue fine, others with
              small faults. SG476-8c (cat.425 for u.m.)       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    405     1952-70 used collection on
Windsor pages with a reasonable range of defins plus an almost
              complete run of commems inc. phosphors. Mainly fine. (c.300+)            ..               ..                    60.
    406     1959 Phosphor-Graphite set (8) u.m., SG 599-609 cat.90.                 ..               ..                    24.
    407     1961-80 small seln. of five u.m. varieties comprising 1961 POSB 2d doctor blade, 1966
              Christmas 3d phos missing T, 1967 Radar 4d broken scale, 1973 R.Wedding 3p with
              silver splodge, and 1980 Authoresses 12p missing p.        ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    408     1961 POSB 3d u.m., perforated through side sheet margin, SG 624AEb cat.35. 15.
    409     1964 Geographical phosphor set in u.m. cylinder fourblocks.                 ..               ..                    20.
   
410     1964 Forth Road Bridge ordinary 118 u.m. sets in part sheets.            ..               ..                    10.

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                   United Kingdom, continued.
    411     1964-73 seln. of commems with colour shifts. Mainly quite minor but inc. 1966 Hastings 4d
              pair with decent bistre shift, green shift on 1969 NATO 1/6, and noticeable turquoise shift
              on 1968 Bridges 1/6. Also a broad phos band error and an embossing shift. (8)      ..                    50.
    412     1965-72 seln. of u.m. stamps all with varieties nearly all missing phosphor but also missing
              embossing or inverted wmk. Some duplication (sometimes multiples). Cat. c.420. (68)                60.
    413     1968 Bridges 4d printed on gummed side, u.m. SG 763a cat.35.         ..               ..                    12.
    414     1975 Sailing 8p with missing black u.m., SG 981a cat.135.                  ..               ..                    40.


  415    1980 Sport Centenaries 15p Boxing with the variety Gold (Queens head)
           omitted, very fine unmounted mint.
           This example comes from a presentation pack which was bought from the
           Post Office in 1980. It has remained in its original pack from that time until
           the collection was brought to us for sale.
           For a long time after these stamps were issued only one example of the missing
           gold was known, its source unreported. Another was found, reportedly also in
           a presentation pack, given a certificate in 1999, and sold at auction in 2004.
           This example now being offered is therefore the third recorded example.
           The stamp has been given a BPA certificate (2015) stating variety Gold
           (Queens head) omitted (SG 1136a), unused with original gum, is genuine
.
           Undoubtedly a modern
UK rarity, and the only one to appear on the market
           for eleven years.
           SG 1136a, catalogue price 34,000.   ..             ..             ..           ..       10,000.


    416     2008 Ian Fleming/James Bond Press Sheet of twelve miniature sheets u.m., loosely
               rolled (as issued). Face value 44.40.
          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    417     Country Stamps;
Scotland; 1963 3d with two phosphor bands in u.m. irregular block of
              forty. Some slight perf. separation at top and diagonal bend across a few. SG S1p cat.13 ea.      60.
    418     Departmentals; used selection of 32 different, mainly fair/good/fine. S.t.c. c.3,000, and
              while most appear genuine, a few fakes probably included.  ..                 ..        100.

    419     Booklets; binder of various decimal booklets inc. one PSB. Many are empty or partial, but
              face value of remaining stamps is c.105.
     ..                 ..                 ..            60.
    420     --; Prestige Stamp Booklets; 1969-2013 colln. in shoebox with up to three of each, but not
              complete. Face value c.640. (72)
              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                380.
    421     --; --; 1990-2003 seln. inc. 2 dupl. Some panes removed. Face value c.98. (11)
                    60.
    422     --; --; 1992-2013 seln. of nine different. Face value c.93. ..                 ..            60.

    423     Presentation Packs;
1964 Forth Road Bridge pack complete. Pack has slight warp and a
              little rubbing at ends, slight vertical rub on cellophane, otherwise complete and original.              120.
    424     --; 1964
Forth Road Bridge pack complete. The strips on the black card are a bit discoloured
              (and the strips might not be original). Descriptive card has been cut down at top (to counter-
              act shrinkage), wrapper ok.          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    425     --; 1997 Ensched Castles high values pack (No. 40). Cat.150.          ..               ..                    40.
    426     --; 2008 year pack. Face 59.25. ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    427     Presentation Pack Collections; 1964-70 collection in album inc. 1964 Botanical, 1965
              Churchill, Parliament, B. of B., 1966 Burns, Abbey. Most are in decent normal condition
              (i.e. often slightly warped). (36)
                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                180.
    428     --; 1964-70 loose mix in box inc. Shakespeare and Burns. Also 1967 Year Pack. Usual
              warping on some, and some dusty. (31 p.p., 1 year pack)
                 ..               ..                    40.
    429     --; 1971-2001 commems, with a few later. Face value c.300. (c.260)
              ..                180.
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                   United Kingdom, continued.
    430     Presentation Pack Collections; 1971-2001 colln. of defin and country packs. Face c.110.
              (40)
   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    65.
    431     --; 1971-89 (and a few later) in box. Face c.110. (c.140)
               ..               ..                    60.
    432     --; Collectors Packs for 1971-83 and Year Books 1984-90. Face c.108. Also 15 other Royal
              Mail souvenir packs etc.
           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    433     --; Year Packs; 1973, then 1975-2001, then 2003-5. (31 packs) Also 2002 year book. Total
              face value c.487.
..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..        280.
    434     --; Yearbooks; 1984-95 run, face c.123.
..                 ..                 ..            70.
    435    
UK Postage Material; 1970s-80s mint commems and defins in album, and more recent on
              stockcards and in pres. packs. Face c.230.
                  ..                 ..               ..                140.
    436     --; 1984-2010 (a few earlier/later) colln. of u.m. commems in stockbook. Face value
              c.240. (c.470)
     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                130.
    437     --; 1971-99 defin and country packs (f.v. c.102), plus two p.due packs (total 37 packs).
              Also
UK Windsor pages with 1971-99 defins and country stamps (f.v. c.90)                      120.
    438     --; album of presentation packs 1991-96 (58) and other mint
UK. Face value c.130.              70.
    439     First Day Covers; 1951 high value set (4), plus Festival of Britain set (2), and d to 2d
              of changed colours defin set, all on reverse of registered 6d envelope (except 2/6, which is
              on front). All cancelled Pitlochry c.d.s. cancels
3 May 1951.                  ..               ..                    50.
    440     --; 1957 Jamboree set on illus. cover with Sutton Coldfield slogan cancel (typed address),
              plus a few 1949-61 plain FDCs. (13)              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.

    441     First Day Cover Collections; 1997-2011 colln. of FDCs in 6 albums standard PO FDCs
              inc. miniature sheets and definitives. (c.260)
..                 ..                 ..            80.
    442     --; 1977-2004 colln. of commems, defins, and country issues in eight albums. Mostly FDI
             
Aberdeen 1977-84, then standard Bureau covers (c.460). Also album of 1977 Jubilee Tour
              covers (24).
          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    443     --; 1967-96 colln. of commem FDCs in 11 albums and loose, made up from various collec-
              tions with some dupl. Mixed handwritten/typed, variety of cancels (c.600). Also album of
              defin and country FDCs 1968-85 (c.60).
    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    444     --; 1964-92 colln. in 10 albums, some handwritten, variety of cancels, some dupl. Includes
              some Benham silks. (c.450)
      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    445     --; 1966-83, 1999-2000 in filing box, much as standard Bureau covers (c.290). Many of
              1960s/70s covers also have mint sets often in fourblocks or larger.
    ..            40.
    446     Philatelic Numismatic Covers; 1996-99 seln. of Royal Mail/Royal Mint covers. Face value
              of coins 23. (9)
   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    26.
    447     Signed Covers; two 1965 Battle of Britain FDCs (each with part set) cancelled Biggin Hill,
              each cover signed by Douglas Bader.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    448     Scottish Covers and Postal History; 1849-81 bundle from original correspondence, nearly
              all entires with penny reds (a few others) with mixed postmarks (mainly Scottish). (115)
            80.
    449     United Kingdom Covers and Postal History; 1840 Mulready 1d lettersheet, forme A17,
              unused with various faults (part missing).          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    450     --; piece with A88 mailboat cancels on
UK 6d and pair of penny reds, plus two pieces
              each with A26
Gibraltar cancel, and piece with 6d cancelled A9? (unclear). Also some
              general loose stamps inc penny reds.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    451     --; QV d postal stationery postcard with the stamp cancelled by Sloper 1870-75 experimen-
              tal punched arrow (no other postal markings). The card is printed on reverse advertising the
              sailing of the Abbotsford from
Liverpool for Bombay.         ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    452    
Islands; colln. in four albums of mostly u.m. Guernsey 1969-93 (face value c.80), Alderney
              1983-2005 (f.v. c.100),
Jersey 1969-93 (f.v. c.80), and Isle of Man 1973-93, 2005-8 (f.v.
              c.170).
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                110.
    453     --;
Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Isle of Man first day covers 1974-93 in 13 albums.
              Slight duplication. Includes some stamp cards, airletters, etc. (c.510)
..            50.
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                   United Kingdom, continued.
    454     Islands; stockbook of Guernsey and Jersey 1969-2000 m. & u. Also some FDCs and pres.
              packs. (100s)
        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
    455    
Guernsey; 1941-2010 m. & u. colln., inc. m.s., in stockbook, with mainly used to 1996,
              then mostly mint to 2010. Also some sheets, part sheets, etc. Includes
Alderney 1983-2010
              mint. Mint is generally fine u.m. Decimal face value c.600.
                ..               ..                150.
    456     --; 1971-2000 u.m. on stockleaves, plus a few loose and two PSBs. Face value c.200.
              Also a few
Jersey.     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    65.
    457     Isle of Man; c.1850s-1984 collection in album starting with UK Penny Stars (fourblock,
              pair, and single) with O36 cancels, three 1904-14 postcards, then 1958-84 m. & u. colln.
              (100s)
                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    458     UK Cinderellas;
post-WW1 Scottish National War Memorial sheet 2 of 12 poster labels
              showing The Navy. Fine with gum.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    459     --; similar sheet 3 showing R.A.F. and other Troops. Fine with gum.                 ..                    10.
    460     --; similar sheet 4 showing The Womens Services. Fine with gum.   ..            10.
    461     --; 1957 sheet of eight Scout Jamboree poster stamps in original folder, fine.                              10.
    462     --; National Insurance; duplicated 1960s mint range in strips and blocks. (c.100) 20.
    463     Local Issues; Lundy 1953-65 eleven sets u.m., and the same used. Also other Lundy,
              Herm, Canna, etc. on leaves. (100s)                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    464     United Kingdom Collections and Mixed Lots; 1986-2014 colln. of presentation packs
              and FDCs in 14 albums where general pattern is 1 p.pack and 1
FDC per page. Most FDCs
              are with handwritten addresses. Mint face value c.1,150. (c.350 pp, 370
FDC) 600.
    465     --; 1971-2014 u.m. colln. on stockleaves, not always in order, and probably not too far
              off complete. Almost entirely commems and m.s. Face value c.850.
..        500.
    466     --; 1854-2008 collection in four albums whose main value lies in mint decimal, which is
              fairly complete commems 1971-89, then 2005-8 often as pairs. Decimal face value c.530.
              (1,000s)
                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                300.
    467     --; 1971-2000 mainly u.m. colln. in 2-vol. SG One-Country album with commems, defins,
              and country stamps. Face value c.410.
      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                240.
    468     --; 1971-2000 u.m. commem colln. in 2-vol.
Windsor albums. Seems complete. Also Diana
              p.packs (10), Castles high values, etc. Face value c.355.
                 ..               ..                180.
    469     --; 1978-95 colln. of u.m. gutter pairs in two binders, face value c.300.
            ..                180.
    470     --; 1977-2000 folder of stockcards taken from year packs, with basic run of u.m. commems.
              Face value c.255.
                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                150.
    471     --; 1841-1997 in large stockbook, where most value lies in decimal mint commems which
              are almost complete. Decimal face value c.260.
            ..                 ..               ..                140.
    472     --; 1840-1951 on pages (a few later) starting with used penny black (almost 3 margins),
              other QV, KG5 values to 1/- m.m., Seahorses 2/6 and 5/- m.m. (5/- some toning), both
              Wembley sets m.m., 1948 S.W. 1 m.m., etc. (100s)         ..                 ..               ..                120.
    473     --; 1840-1970 m. & u. colln. in SG One-Country album. Starts with a poor penny black,
              later inc. 1913-18 seahorses 5/- u.m. (mark on surface), 10/- g.u, 1924 set (12) m.m., 1934
              seahoses 2/6 m.m., 5/- & 10/- g.u., various KG6 high values, and so on to 1970. (100s)
      100.
    474     --; a big carton with large quantities of mainly quite standard material, but much of it in
              things worth a few pence up to a pound or two. (1,000s)
                   ..               ..                100.
    475     --; 1937-69 mostly u.m. colln. in album with better inc. 1939-48 2/6 brown l.m.m., 1
              u.m., 1951 high values set (4) u.m. (creases on lower two values), fairly complete run of
              commems inc. some of the better phosphors, and a few varieties e.g. 1958 Games 3d
              short scale, 1966 Christmas 3d missing T ord. & phos., 1967 EFTA 1/6 phos. broken
              strut, etc. (100s)
  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                100.


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                   United Kingdom, continued.
    476     United Kingdom Collections and Mixed Lots; presentation packs 1981-90 in album and
              loose (c.80), FDCs 1979-86 which seem to contain mint sets (c.70, but some are sealed),
              stockbook of m. & u., etc. Decimal face c.160.
            ..                 ..               ..                    90.
    477     --; mixed album inc. some QV line-engraved, KG6 high values (mainly used, some mint),
              and others. (100s)
..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            60.
    478     --; 1953-70 u.m. (nearly all fine) commem colln. in
Windsor album, seems complete inc.
              all the phosphors. Also some defins etc. (100s)
               ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    479     --; flat box full of 1960s u.m. commems in sheets or part sheets, with a few earlier and later.
              Includes various cylinder blocks. Also some defins/country stamps. (1,000s)
                            60.
    480     --; box with stockbook of used 1881-2010 with dupl., stockbook of mint (much in 1960s
              commems), registered letters of 1882 and 1906, registration receipts of 1859 and 1979,
              bags of covers, bags of on/off-paper, etc. (1,000s)
         ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    481     --; carton with 16 small boxes with much on-paper, some off-paper, FDCs, other covers,
              etc. Little added in last 40+ years. (1,000s)
V ..                 ..                 ..            40.
    482     --; two printed albums of used 1841-2001 (c.1,000) and two cover albums of FDCs 1982-98
              (mostly standard bureau with a few Inverness FDI) (c.110)
               ..               ..                    40.
    483     --; box with two stockbooks of UK with mint commems to 1986, album of pre-decimal QE
              mint, UK FDCs 1964-69 in album and loose in packets to 1976, penny red covers (5), quan-
              tity of m. & u. in envelopes, etc. Decimal face c.40. (1,000s)
           ..               ..                    40.
    484     --; 1841-2000 colln. in 2 albums and 3 stockbooks mainly QE pre-decimal commems
              mint, and decimal commems used. (100s)
    ..                 ..                 ..            40.
    485     --; 1971-81 p.packs in 2 albums (c.80, face c.30), 1964-77 FDCs and a few later (c.50), and
              album of unused newspaper wrappers (c.50). (100s)
      ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    486     --; 1971-2003 used colln. in two albums (100s), 1990-99 album of FDCs (c.50, mainly alter-
              native bureau pmks.). Also a few NZ KG5 and other non-UK.
         ..               ..                    30.
    487     --; carton of FDCs, PHQs, albums with pmk. interest. Also on/off-paper. (1,000s)
V                  20.



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List of Prices Realised Stamps and Collectables Auction 8 June 2015
    1 2400.          2   140.          3    180.         4    140.          5   130.          6     85.          7     85.          8   130.          9     75.        10      75.
  11     60.        12     65.        13      70.       14    100.        15     65.        16     80.        17     55.        18     60         19     50.        20        -
  21        -         22     22.        23      55.       24      60.        25   200.        26     35.        27     85.        28     55.        29     90.        30      17.
  31     55.        32     30.        33      28.       34      28.        35     28.        36     45.        37     28.        38     48.        39     70.        40      85.
  41     55.        42     42.        43      45.       44      24.        45     45.        46     24.        47     35.        48     20.        49     20.        50      32.
  51     20.        52     45.        53      30.       54      20.        55     35.        56     20.        57     26.        58     42.        59     65.        60      20.
  61     22.        62     20.        63      26.       64      20.        65        -         66     30.        67     22.        68     14.        69     16.        70      14.
  71     12.        72   400.        73    150.       74    130.        75   130.        76   160.        77     70.        78     90.        79   120.        80      90.
  81     70.        82     28.        83      48.       84      40.        85     35.        86       8.        87     32.        88   190.        89     65.        90      85.
  91     28.        92     35.        93      35.       94      35.        95     22.        96     40.        97     28.        98        -         99     55.      100      22.
  101     28.      102     60.      103      20.     104      48.      105     45.      106   120.      107        -       108     70.      109     30.      110      65.
  111     24.      112     38.      113      80.     114      32.      115     40.      116     22.      117     16.      118     10.      119     38.      120      55.
  121     32.      122     45.      123      30.     124      16.      125     16.      126     11.      127     26.      128     14.      129     24.      130      24.
  131     26.      132     22.      133        6.     134      20.      135     32.      136        -       137     22.      138     14.      139     26.      140      19.
  141     20.      142     55.      143      14.     144      26.      145   190.      146       7.      147     75.      148     15.      149     75.      150      55.
  151   400.      152     30.      153      45.     154    300.      155     95.      156   150.      157   220.      158   240.      159   850.      160      85.
  161 1100.      162     90.      163      42.     164      48.      165     55.      166     90.      167     20.      168     40.      169     30.      170      48.
  171     80.      172   260.      173      65.     174    160.      175   110.      176   110.      177     55.      178   160.      179     95.      180    120.
  181     70.      182   380.      183      32.     184    420.      185   110.      186   110.      187   170.      188   240.      189     50.      190    200.
  191   240.      192   220.      193      45.     194      30.      195     40.      196   130.      197   260.      198     82.      199     35.      200    110.
  201       -       202        -       203      85.     204      90.      205     70.      206     70.      207   120.      208   400.      209     50.      210      30.
  211     80.      212     60.      213      28.     214      55.      215        -       216     10.      217     28.      218     32.      219       5.      220        -
  221     14.      222     17.      223        -      224      22.      225     28.      226     40.      227     35.      228     48.      229     80.      230      35.
  231     75.      232   120.      233      65.     234      38.      235     65.      236     70.      237     50.      238     85.      239     80.      240      75.
  241       -       242        -       243      14.     244      40.      245   190.      246   100.      247     65.      248     28.      249     85.      250      45.
  251     30.      252     65.