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The sale is arranged in the following order;
    Lots 1-67 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 68-81 Literature and Supplies
    Lots 82-84 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 85-372 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.
    Lots 373-511 United Kingdom (Specimens 450-511)
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General, 9 December 2002                                     Page 2                             Estimate £.

Collections and Mixed Lots.
                                                                                                                        Estimate (pounds sterling)

 1   Interesting remainder lot in box. Over a dozen various albums and stockbooks of mixed types,
      ages, and content (inc. an old printed continental album with mixed world collection, some
      material which has been damaged by water – much else that is fine, some more modern,
      some Commonwealth omnibus issues, one album with largely used duplicated KG6 inc. many
      India and Hong Kong, a foreign album inc. China and Japan, and so on), plus a few loose and
      covers. (1,000s) §     ..         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..            ..            ..            ..            ..             £300.
 2   Very roughly 3kg of world kiloware. Most seems to have been collected about late 1940s/
      early 1950s from mail to a bank in India, and includes much from India, Hong Kong, Malaya,
      China, Burma, etc. as well as many other countries. Basically, this is a good mix, which has
      been sitting untouched for decades. Sure to be a popular lot. (1,000s) §             ..              £100 to £300.
 3   Heavy carton containing fourteen mixed albums and stockbooks. Strength is in Europe, and
      within that, in Germany. Although much of the bulk is cheap, there are better pickings and
      medium values. (Many 1,000s) §         ..             ..             ..             ..             ..            ..            ..        £100.
 4   Interesting accumulation in two cartons – includes collections/stockbooks of Russia (mod-
      erately specialised), China, Tonga 1976-77 USA/Cook, Canada, mixed Europe, plus seven
      mixed albums/binders (fair numbers of USA). §             ..             ..             ..            ..            ..              60.
 5 Carton of remainder approval books of Germany, two cover albums of mainly Israel covers
  (FDCs and others), stockbook of modern thematics, more Germany, etc. §             ..             ..                40.
 6 All-sorts mix in carton –world on album pages, covers, packets of off-paper, modern USA
  bundleware, commercially used Japanese airletters, German 1936 magazine of Berlin Olym-
  pics (worn), etc. Much Europe, especially Germany. A lot to sort !  (1,000s) §             ..             ..            35.
 7 Three-volume world collection with strength in more modern issues (1,000s), plus a few
  mixed others loose and in cover album. §             ..             ..             ..             ..            ..            ..            32.
 8 Old suitcase with mixed remainders, albums, loose stamps, packets, and all sorts of odds and
  ends. A wide mix of areas and ages, without anything apparent of any particular value, but a
  big sort. (1,000s). §            ..             ..             ..             ..             ..             ..             ..            ..        ..       30.
 9 World mix in three albums, plus loose leaves, and other mixed loose stamps, a few late
  1960s UK booklets, some covers, etc. (Many 100s) § .. .. .. 30.
 10 Nine large stockbooks of middle/modern world, mainly used (one stockbook is covers and
  p.stat.). Little C’wealth, much Europe, inc. USA and UN (NY) in mint blocks. (1,000s) § 30.
 11 Box with seven mixed albums/folders plus an envelope of album pages. Many 100s – general
  all-sorts mixture with some numbers of USA, a few Cinderella. § .. .. 30.
 12 Dirty old lever-arch folder (the stamps generally ok) with early to middle world on leaves,
  mainly used and with much Europe and S.America. (Many 100s) § .. .. 26.
 13 Early to modern mix in two albums and loose on/off-paper. Also small Hungary colln. and a
  few covers. (1,000s) § .. .. .. .. .. 26.
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General, 9 December 2002  Page 3    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 14 Box with packets, album pages (many Germany), 3 junior albums, album of USA 1987
  Wildlife FDCs, France, a few covers, etc. § .. .. .. .. 22.
 15 Flat box of mixed mainly early/middle, some common (inc. KG6 mint blocks), some less
  usual without being valuable, often duplicated. (100s) §   .. .. 20.
 16 Old Scott International printed album with mixed colln. to about 1940 (many 100s) § 20.
 17 World (inc. some UK) off-paper mix in box (c.950g) §   .. .. 15.
 18 Four stockbooks with m. & u. world mix. Much Europe, especially Germany. (1,000s) § 12.
 19 Packet of early to middle, largely cheaper off-paper. Much Europe (inc. Greece 1927 Battle
  of Navarino set mint). (Many 100s) .. .. .. .. 10.
 20 Small colln. in Improved album, generally up to about 1940s (100s), plus some others. § 7.
 21 World (non-UK) on-paper mix (c.500g) inc. some on covers/cards. § .. 5.
 22 Bundle of art reproduction postcards, small bag of UK kiloware, and a few UK PHQ cards. § 4.
 23 Commonwealth; extensive collection in twelve medium stockbooks, approximately dating
  from 1939-54 (a few earlier), and mainly mint (these mainly unmounted).
  Generally speaking, those fine u.m. sets cat.£30+ have been removed for individual sale,
  those remaining either being cat. under £30., or with lower quality (often just odd values
  poorer). Much material is useful, with many higher values included, and some stamps have
  only just fallen below our threshold for individual sale. A little duplication (sometimes
  useful). (1,000s) § .. .. .. .. .. .. £800.
 24 --; attractive lot in ten little old approval books. Stamps are all of the QV to KG5 period,
  mixed mint and used, inc. better values and sets. Some strength in Asia (India, Malaya, etc.)
  but with good material from many other areas also (e.g. some nice KE7-KG5 Malta). A lot
  really to be viewed if possible. (100s) § .. .. .. .. £350.
 25 --; album of mainly late KG6 and early QE issues, many being complete defin sets, and the
  same sets often being present both l.m.m. and f.u. In all, approx. thirty complete defin sets,
  plus a few commems. High catalogue. § .. .. .. .. £200.
 26 --; stockbook with small range of u.m. sets/m.s. from late 80s/early 90s – UK (& Islands),
  Australia, New Zealand, Malta, Gibraltar, etc. Also a few used. (c.350, 25 m.s.) § 40.
 27 --; stockbook of Asian (Malaya, Mauritius, etc.) and some Africa (c.550) inc. better. § 30.
 28 --; mainly 1970s/80s, mainly u.m., bundle of m.s. with just a little dupl., mix of countries
  (c.100+) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 29 --; a few pages with QV to KG5 mint and used selections of British Honduras (26, s.t.c.£38.),
  Ceylon (46, s.t.c.£52.), Malta (93, s.t.c.£94.), and mainly mint KG6-QE St. Kitts-Nevis (104,
  s.t.c.£55.).  .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 30 --; 1960s-80s seln. of miniature sheets mint (generally fine u.m.) plus some used (c.t.o.), all
  cat between £3 and £8. S.t.c.£158. (31) .. .. .. .. 26.
 31 --; 1962-91 (approx.) attractive mainly fine u.m. seln. of defins and commems, mainly in sets,
  inc. Pitcairn 1988 Ships (cat.£12.50), Singapore 1963 Birds $1, $2, $5 (cat.£53.), useful HK,
  etc. Also a few used. (98) .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 32 --; two stockbooks and a stockalbum of mixed countries, QV to modern inc. many S.Africa.
  (100s) § .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 33 --; QV to 1960s small m. & u. seln. inc. Gold Coast 1938-44 1/- to 10/- m.m., two fair Cape
  4d triangulars, etc. (84) .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 34 --; Europe; seln. of KE7 to early QE Malta (70, inc. 1921-22 6d f.u.), and Gibraltar (38).
  Better values throughout, but a few fiscal cancels. S.t.c.£650. .. .. 75.

POSTAL BUYERS; Please note that, at the time of sending out this catalogue, lots
are still being sent out to successful purchasers from our last sale. This should be complete within a few days.

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General, 9 December 2002  Page 4    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 35 Commonwealth; Omnibus; 1937 Coronation complete m.m. in contemporary album, a little
  foxing (202) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 36 --; --; 1972 S.Wedding fairly complete u.m. (69) .. .. .. 5.
 37 --; --; 1977 Silver Jubilee and Royal Visit colln. u.m. in two albums. Appears complete
  (c.290, 33 m.s.) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 38 --; --; 1978 Coronation Anniv. u.m. colln. in two vols. (c.165, 95 m.s./sheetlets, 11 bkts.) § 18.
 39 --; --; 1981 Royal Wedding u.m. colln. in album and loose. (c.170, 65 m.s./sheetlets, 20
  booklets) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 40 --; --; 1981 Royal Wedding u.m. colln. in German printed album. Includes C.Agents issues
  (66) plus others (and a few non-CW). (115, 13 m.s., 5 covers, 6 others) § .. 12.
 41 Asia; stockbook of China (mainly P.R.), some Taiwan, Japan, and mixed Hong Kong.
  (1,000+) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 42 Europe; large stockalbum with a range/stock of mainly u.m. sets (some used sets, a few odds)
  of Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Spain,
  Vatican, and others. S.t.c. approx.£900. (100s) § .. .. .. £100.
 43 --; five binders with mixed modern items inc. a few Belgium booklets mint, France, Sweden,
  and Netherlands booklets c.t.o., Germany on souvenir pages, mixed special prints, etc.; also
  a stockbook with duplicated Germany, Switzerland, Italy, etc. § .. .. 30.
 44 --; 1955-84 mint sheet file with Czechoslovakia (2 sheets cat.£189.) and USSR (13 sheets inc.
  1955 2r blue air SG 1894a cat.£5 each § 100). Total cat.£1,567. (15 sheets) § .. 20.
 45 --; a box of boxes – covers, off-paper and kiloware in small boxes. Approx. 90% E. & W.
  Germany, with a little France, Austria, etc. (1,000s) § .. .. .. 20.
 46 --; stockbook of Greece 1886-1982 (c.500, majority modern), plus smaller stockbook of
  France, Poland and Portugal (400+). § .. .. .. .. 15.
 47 --; two dealer’s display boxes of Europe (plus some insignificant Colonies). Largely early to
  middle period used, little dupl. (Many 100s) § .. .. .. 12.
 48 --; eight little stockbooks with m. & u. mix, much Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia. Mainly
  a cheap mix. (100s) § .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 49 Foreign; small seln. of French Colonies, Mozambique Co., Liberia, etc. (100) .. 15.
 50 Overseas; album with small collns. of Iraq to 1941 (162), and Turkey to 1931 (190), mainly
  used. § .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 51 Thematic; little m. & u. colln. on pages with aircraft (c.45), fish (c.125), and flowers (c.330).
  Also a few other stamps of Nigeria, Tanzania, etc. § .. .. .. 12.
 52 --; accum. of mint/c.t.o. sheets/part sheets of cheap thematics from Korea, Cuba, Nicaragua,
  Bulgaria, Romania, and Argentina. (Many 100s) .. .. .. 6.
 53 --; Animals; two stockbooks – one with horses on stamps, the other birds, mammals, marine
  life. Mainly c.t.o. material, slight dupl. (c.850, 15 m.s.) § .. .. 12.
 54 --; Birds; collection of mainly used odds in three albums, arranged by species etc. Stated to
  be 2,000 different and cat.£700+ § .. .. .. .. 80.
 55 --; --; attractive u.m. colln. in SG Birds of the World album (c.570) § .. 40.
 56 --; Children; four small to large stockbooks of stamps loosely on the subject (e.g. inc.
  paintings of or by children). Strength in European, a few better charity issues seen. Also a
  few covers and miniature sheets. (100s) § .. .. .. .. 28.
 57 --; Freedom from Hunger; 1963 mint (minority u.m.) colln. of Commonwealth (possibly
  complete) and foreign on stockleaves. (c.350) .. .. .. 30.
 58 --; Maps; m. & u. world selection in packets inc. Falklands Dependencies thick map set  mint.
  S.t.c. roughly £50. (c.180) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 59 --; Railway; “Leaders of the World” Locomotive Philatelica u.m. colln. in two volumes.
  (c.700) § .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
MATERIAL IS ACCEPTED FOR FUTURE SALES AT ANY TIME



General, 9 December 2002  Page 5    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 60 Thematic; Rowland Hill; extensive u.m. colln. of Commonwealth 1979 issues (c.220, 110
  m.s./sheetlets) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 61 Covers; mixed bundle of mainly commercial covers to bank in India. Many are from India,
  Burma, and Australia, but many other countries also, and inc. registered and airmails. Mixed
  sizes, and some mixed quality. (c.70) § .. .. .. .. 30.
 62 --; large bundle of commercial covers and cards, mainly 1900-45, inc. much Europe (German
  WW1/WW2 field post items, a few inflation, noticed). (c.150) § .. .. 28.
 63 --; album of mainly WW1 covers and cards, majority FPO etc. from UK or France. Variety of
  censor and Army/Field PO markings, some unusual. (80) § .. .. 26.
 64 --; album of mainly WW2 censored mail from a number of countries. Inc. 1939 cover Colom-
  bia to Germany via UK returned (“NO SERVICE”) and resent. (62 items) § .. 26.
 65 Perfins; useful selection of mainly UK (65, inc. QV to 9d, 2/6 § 2, 5/-, KE7 to 2/6, 5/-, KG5
  to 5/-), plus a few foreign (30) .. .. .. .. .. 32.
 *** Cinderellas; see Austria, Curaçao, Israel, New Zealand, U.K.
 66 Forgeries; a marvellously terrible stockbook of mixed forgeries, the majority modern and
  probably of European origin. Some could be spotted at fifty metres, others are really quite
  convincing. Includes much Germany, plus Switzerland and other Europe, Israel, USA, etc.
  (240 items, inc. multiples, miniature sheets, and postcards) § .. .. £100.
 67 --; Australian 1931 K-Smith 3d m.m. with fake “OS” overprint, KG6 1944 2d purple pair
  with faked coil perfs, and New Zealand Universal 1d used with faked 1913 Auckland
  Exhibition opt.  .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 *** --; see also Canada, South Africa (CoGH).
 68 Literature; Michel Europa-Katalog West 1998/99 (2 volumes – A-L and M-Z) (originally
  about £35. each). § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 69 --; Michel Europa-Katalog Ost 1998/99 (1 vol. complete) (was about £28.) § .. 8.
 70 --; bundle of auction catalogues, mainly prestige/specialised sales (inc. USA, Hong Kong),
  and inc. Corinphila catalogue for Kofler Zeppelins. (11) §   .. 6.
 71 --; British Postage Stamp Varieties Illustrated – QV Surface-Printed Issues to KGVI by Alcock
  and Meredith, 1949. § .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 72 --; SG Commonwealth Catalogue (2 vols.) 1998 (ex-library copies), and 1997 South African
  Stamp Colour Catalogue. § .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 73 --; SG Commonwealth Catalogue (vol.2, J-Z) 1997, and 1995 S.African Colour Cat. § 3.
 74 Supplies (New); 10 packets of SG Hawid block size 210 x 86mm (black background) (current
  retail equivalent £37.) § .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 75 --; a similar lot. § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 76 --; 13 packets of SG Hawid 41 x 24mm cut-to-size mounts (black background). (Current
  retail equivalent £15.60) § .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 77 --; 10 packets of SG Gard block size 190 x 115mm (black background) (current equivalent
  retail £38.50) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 78 --; a similar lot. § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 79 --; 10 packets of SG Gard (similar to Showgard) 44 x 27½mm cut-to-size mounts (black
  background). (Current retail equivalent £14.20) § .. .. .. 6.
 80 --; 10 packets of SG Gard 30 x 35mm cut-to-size mounts (black background). (Current retail
  equivalent £14.20) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 81 Supplies (Second-Hand); 15-page (30-side) stockbook, serviceable 2nd-hand. §   4.

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General, 9 December 2002  Page 6    Estimate.

  Non-Philatelic Items
 82 Banknotes; packet with approx. 56 European, much Germany and Denmark (inc. 3 § 1942
  50kr), mixed condition. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 83 Coins; two albums of mainly European coins (much German). (c.380) § .. 18.
 84 Postcards; small box of mainly European (no UK) largely post-1945 cards used to Germany,
  plus others unused, etc. (c.190) § .. .. .. .. 3.

  Classified by Country
 85 Aden; 1951 surch. set (11) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. .. .. 15.
 86 Antigua; QV-KG5 mixed m. & u. seln. on page, s.t.c.£185. (29) .. .. 10.
 87 --; 1938-51 defin set (12) u.m., cat.£75. .. .. .. .. 24.
 88 --; 1953 defin set (missing ½c) u.m., cat.c.£38. (14) .. .. .. 10.
 89 --; Barbuda; 1922 3d, 1/-, 2/- m.m., cat.£17¼ .. .. .. 5.
 90 Australian States; New South Wales; Postage Due; 1891-92 mainly g./f.u. seln. with some
  different perfs included. Values to 6d, 8d, 10/-. S.t.c.£90. (16) .. .. 12.
 91 --; Victoria; mixed range of 100 stamps on three pages, s.t.c.£148±, plus a page of Western
  Australia (24, s.t.c.£22.) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 92 Australia; 1913-92 colln. in SG One Country album. Fairly sparse in earlier years, then
  strength in later QE issues – these fairly comprehensive and mixed m. & u. (generally u.m.
  from mid-1980s). (c.1,300, inc. some A.A.T.) § .. .. .. 30.
 93 --; 1932 Bridge set f.u. on attractive pair of covers (2d, 3d on one, 5/- on other) all cancelled
  by good impressions of the SYDNEY/HARBOUR/BRIDGE/NSW – POSTED ON BRIDGE/DURING
  OPENING/CELEBRATIONS machine mark (19 March). Tiny bit of toning on some perfs, but
  not obvious. (Stamps cat.£180.) [view image]  .. .. .. .. £120.
 94 --; 1935 S.Jubilee set (3) m.m., cat.£30. .. .. .. .. 10.
 95 --; 1937-49 2d bright purple vertical pair with coil perf, fine used (c.t.o.), SG 185a, cat.£55. 15.
 96 --; 1937-49 2d bright purple u.m. vertical coil pair with inverted watermark, SG 185w, cat.
  £190. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 97 --; 1938 (approx.) vertical strip of ten labels, on normal watermarked and perforated stamp
  paper – plain green engraved print (coil test labels). .. .. .. 15.
 98 --; 1942-64 useful selection of used coil pairs (some c.t.o., others commercially used), s.t.c.
  £319. (15 different pairs). Mainly fine/very fine, two or three with faults. .. 45.
 99 --; 1948-56 Arms 5/- (centred left), 10/-, £1 u.m., cat.£46¾ .. .. 12.
 100 --; 1948-56 ½d Kangaroo vertical u.m. coil strip of eight (with coil join), one showing the
  “sky retouch” (SG 228cb). Cat.£110. for variety in pair with normal. .. .. 24.
 101 --; 1948-56 ½d Kangaroo vertical pair (coil perf) showing the “sky retouch”, fine used (prob-
  ably c.t.o.). SG228cb (cat.£110. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. 24.
 102 --; 1969-88 bundle of presentation packs inc. 1970 Cook, Paintings to $10, etc. (50) § 20.
 103 --; British Commonwealth Occupation Force (Japan); 1946-47 ½d to 2/- u.m., SG J1-J6,
  cat.£79. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 104 Austria; heavily dupl. lot of used 1908-27 defins (plus a few others) (few 100s)  5.
 105 --; Austro-Hungarian Military Post; Serbia; 1916 diagonal opt. set (21), plus five further
  stamps with inverted opts. Cat.£24+ .. .. .. .. 10.
 106 --; Locals; 1947-48 Graz set (7) m.m. “Postgebühr/bar bezahlt/Taxe perçue/Barnachweisung”
  labels. Michel cat. DM.50. each (in 1990). (7) .. .. .. 20.
 107 Austrian Territories Acquired by Italy; Trentino; 1918 opts. on Italy set (9) SG 19-27,
  cat.£115. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 108 Bahamas; 1948 Eleuthera set (16) u.m., cat.£40. .. .. .. 12.
 109 --; 1948 Eleuthera set (missing 1½d, 1d and 2d poorer) u.m., cat.c.£40. (15) .. 10.
 110 --; 1954-63 defin set (16) u.m., cat.£60. .. .. .. .. 18.



General, 9 December 2002  Page 7    Estimate.

 111 Bahrain; 1938-41 1r (creased), 2r (spot on gum), 5r (small spot), 10r (fine), 15r (fine, inver-
  ted watermark), and 25r (fine but for partly short perf) u.m., cat.£245. [view image] .. 60.
 112 --; 1950 defin set (missing 4a) u.m., cat.c.£62. .. .. .. 20.
 113 Barbados; 1855-1937 mainly used on two pages inc. 24 Britannias with good variety and
  mainly good/fine. S.t.c.£542± (57) .. .. .. .. 60.
 114 --; 1855-70 five used Britannias, stated to be SG 10, 12a (thin), 26, 46 (thin), and 47. S.t.c.
  £248. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 115 --; 1950 defin set (12) u.m. (bend on 24c), cat.£38. .. .. .. 12.
 116 Bechuanaland; small QV to KG5 m. & u. seln. on album page, s.t.c.£52. (23) .. 7.
 117 Bermuda; 1938-53 perf.14 2/-, 2/6, 5/-, 10/-, 12/6 (toned gum), and 31 all u.m. Minimum
  cat.£300.  .. .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 118 --; 1938-53 10/-, 12/6, £1 fine used, perf.14. (minimum cat.£170.) .. .. 45.
 119 --; 1938-53 12/6 perf.14 fine m.m. (minimum cat.£95. for u.m.) .. .. 20.
 120 --; 1953 original defin set (16) u.m., cat.c.£67. .. .. .. 18.
 121 British Guiana; 1934-51 pictorial part set – 1c, 3c, 6c, 12c, 24c, 50c, 60c, 72c, 96c l.m.m./
  m.m., cat.£64. (9) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 122 British Occupation of Italian Colonies; Eritrea; 1948-49 defin set (13) u.m., cat.£42. 14.
 123 --; --; 1950 defin set (13) u.m. (slight crease on 30c), cat.£60. .. .. 20.
 124 --; --; 1951 defin set (7) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. .. .. 15.
 125 --; --; Postage Due; 1948 set (5) u.m., cat.£48. .. .. .. 15.
 126 --; --; --; 1950 p.due set (5) u.m., cat.£50. .. .. .. .. 15.
 127 --; Somalia; 1948 set (11), and 1950 set (11), u.m., cat.£23. and £17.  .. 12.
 128 --; Tripolitania; 1948 defin set (13) u.m., cat.£35. .. .. .. 12.
 129 --; --; 1950 defin set (13) u.m., cat.£50. .. .. .. .. 15.
 130 --; --; 1951 defin set (8) u.m., cat.£42. .. .. .. .. 12.
 131 --; --; Postage Due; 1948 set (5) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. .. 15.
 132 --; --; --; 1950 p.due set (5) u.m., cat.£75. .. .. .. .. 22.
 133 British Virgin Islands; 1952 defin set (12) u.m., cat.£30. .. .. 10.
 134 Brunei; 1947-51 defin set (14) u.m., cat.£75.  .. .. .. 24.
 135 Burma; 1945 MILY ADMN set (16) f.u. (c.t.o.) on long piece, cat.£6½  .. 3.
 136 --; 1947 opt. set (15) u.m., cat.£24. .. .. .. .. 10.
 137 --; Japanese Occupation; 1943 Independence Day rouletted set (3) unused. Cat. a surprisingly
  low £3.75. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 138 Canada; 1868-90 Large Queen 1c on laid paper f.u. – quite attractive, centred high, but
  medium thin. SG 55a, cat.£1,600.  .. .. .. .. 40.
 139 --; 1870-1992 colln. in SG One Country album. Sparse earlier material then decent (but not
  complete) colln. of mint/used QE sets/odds. From early 1980s much is u.m. (c.1,000) § 22.
 140 --; 1889-97 Small Queen 10c m.m. (large thin, cat.£160.), 1893 50c m.m. (thins, cat.£225),
  50c u (£24), 1898 Xmas 2c m.m. (£25), 1911-22 7c, 10c m.m. (£110). .. 40.
 141 --; 1926-33 useful m.m. seln. on stockleaf of defins to 13c, commems, special delivery. Slight
  dupl. Cat. approx.£380., mainly fine. (31) .. .. .. .. 50.
 142 --; 1969-96 u.m. colln. on Minkus pages – appears about 80% to 90% complete.  60.
 143 --; Officials; 1946 Peace 8c, 14c, 20c, 50c (small stain at corner), Air 7c, all u.m., cat.£45. 10.
 144 --; Forgeries; pair of engraved forgeries of 1851 12d black – fairly modern ? .. 5.
 145 Cayman Islands; 1950 defin set (13) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. .. 15.
 146 Ceylon; 1951 defin set (12) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. .. .. 15.
 147 China; small stockbook with a range of Sun Yat Sen issues, a few mint P.R., etc. (280) § 10.
 148 --; 1940s-50s mainly unused on stockcards inc. better values (e.g. three cat.£11. each) (49) 10.
 149 --; approx.1946-48 bundle of commercial covers to bank in India – very good variety of
  adhesives, sometimes in blocks. (c.85) § .. .. .. .. 75.
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 150 China; People’s Republic; 1960 Goldfish set (12) v.f.u. (c.t.o.), cat.£45. .. 13.
 151 --; --; 1974 Acrobatics set (6) u.m. cat.£55. .. .. .. .. 20.
 152 Cook Islands; 1949 defin set (10) u.m., cat.£29. .. .. .. 10.
 153 --; 1963 1d, 2d, 3d, 1/6, 2/-, 3/-, and 5/-, each in unmounted mint imperforate pair (we are
  told from perhaps just one sheet of each produced thus).  .. .. 70.
 154 Curaçao; Cinderella; three different (plus one duplicate) St.Thomas/La Guaira/Pto.Cabello
  locals, fair/good. .. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 155 Cyprus; 1880-81 three opts. on UK, all m.m.; ½d on 1d plate 174 (cat.£150.), 2½d plate 15
  (£3.25), and 4d plate 16 (£120., faults) .. .. .. .. 40.
 156 --; 1894 4pi l.m.m., SG 44, cat.£14. .. .. .. .. 5.
 157 --; 1902-4 ½pi, 30pa, 4pi l.m.m., 12pi m.m., cat.£50. .. .. .. 12.
 158 --; 1904-10 short set 5pa to 9pi l.m.m./m.m., cat.£77. .. .. .. 20.
 159 Cyrenaica; Postage Due; 1950 set (7) u.m., cat.£275., seldom seen. .. .. 90.
 *** Danish West Indies; see Curaçao.
 160 Denmark; 2nd World War nine different “frimærke-penge” (1ø stamps encapsulated with
  little card adverts). (6 different + 3 different colours). Scarce. (9) .. .. 30.
 161 --; 1938-60 seln. of u.m. commem complete sheets of fifty, comprising 1938 Thorvaldsen 10ø,
  1941 Bering 10ø, 20ø, 1942 Round Tower, 1943 DDL, 1944 Church 15ø, 20ø, Rømer, 1947
  Liberation 40+5ø, 1953-56 Hammershus 15ø, 1959 Birthday 35ø, 1960 Agriculture 12ø,
  WHO. Only a few faults, cat.£187½. (13 sheets) .. .. .. 22.
 162 --; 1960 World Refugee Year 30ø opt. u.m. positional corner block of 25, one with the
  “colour flaw to left of cross” variety (variety Facit 403v3, cat.SKr.100.) .. 3.
 163 --; 1981-98 bundle of 51 mint booklets, nearly all different. Mainly commem plus some se-
  tenant defin etc. Face value approx. DKr.1,650. S.t.c.£400/£500. .. .. 80.
 164 --; 1994 Palaces, 1995 Islands, 1996 Sport, 1997 Museum, 1998 Postal Museum, 1999 Revue
  se-tenant panes u.m. Cat.£31.75 .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 165 Dominica; 1951 defin set (missing ½c) u.m., cat. almost £30. .. .. 10.
 166 Ethiopia; 1947-60 seln. of 11 used sets, mainly fine/very fine, s.t.c.£150. .. 22.
 167 Falkland Islands; 1904-12 ½d, 1d, 2d, 2½d, 6d (slightly poorer), 1/-, g./f.u., cat.£116. 22.
 168 --; 1912-20 3/- and 5/- deep rose-red mounted mint (quite heavily hinged). 3/- a little toned,
  5/- with minor crease, but both good looking. SG 66-67, cat.£160.  .. 30.
 169 --; 1929-36 Whale and Penguin short set ½d to 2/6 l.m.m./m.m. Cat.£102. .. 30.
 170 --; 1938-50 2/6, 5/-, 10/- (1 short perf), and £1 u.m., cat.£345. .. .. £100.
 171 --; 1952 defin set (14) u.m., cat.£130. .. .. .. .. 45.
 172 Falkland Islands Dependencies; 1954 Ships defin set (15) u.m., cat.£200. .. 60.
 173 --; South Georgia; 1963 original set (15) m.m. (cat.c.£180. for u.m.)  .. 30.
 174 Faroe Islands; 1975 first definitive set (14) in u.m. corner fourblocks with marginal numbers
  (cat.£46. for singles). .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 175 France; 1902 Mouchon 25c unu. (cat.£65., part gum), 1903-4 Sower 25c unu. (£55., no gum),
  plus various precancels inc. scarcer. .. .. .. .. 15.
 176 --; 1917-19 War Orphans 35c+25c fine m.m., cat.£140. .. .. .. 30.
 177 French Area; seln. of 17 singles and three pairs of imperforates u.m. from African countries.
  A mix probably of épreuves de luxe cut-outs, proofs, and sheet imperfs. .. 12.
 178 French Colonies and POs; seln. of dupl. m. & u. Peace and Commerce types of Senegal (6),
  SPM (4), Madagascar (6), and Tunisia 1899-1901 25c m.m. S.t.c.£170., majority fine. 8.
 179 --; Dahomey; c.1906-61 m. & u. selection on stockleaf inc. 1941 p.due set (10) f.u. (cat.£28.)
  and other moderate values. S.t.c.£140. (85) .. .. .. .. 20.
 180 --; French Somali Coast; 1902-47 m.m. and used colln. on a few pages, s.t.c.£300+ (190) 40.
 181 --; --; 1956 Airmail 500f fine l.m.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.), and another of the same f.u. (£48.) 20.
 182 --; --; 1958-62 pictorial defin set (18) – the three lowest values m.m., o/wise all f.u., cat.£75. 15.
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 183 French Colonies and POs; Indian Settlements; 1943 FRANCE LIBRE surcharges SG nos.
  210-218, 219, 222, 227-228, fine used on two neat philatelic covers to India. (Stamps cat.
  £79.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 184 --; Saint Pierre et Miquelon; 1955-59 Airmail 50f l.m.m. and 100f u.m. (cat.£44½) 10.
 185 German Area; pages with neat mint collection of mainly German inflation issues, plus some
  Danzig and Bavaria. (c.300) .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 186 German States; Bavaria; 1867 (silk thread) 1k (2), 3k, 6k blue, 6k bistre (thread missing),
  7k, 9k, mixed used – mainly g./f., cat.£102. .. .. .. .. 10.
 187 --; --; 1876-1900 seln. of 7 different Arms stamps, mainly fine m.m. S.t.c. (Michel) €300. 20.
 188 --; --; 1911 Arms set (4) (SG 134-7) u.m., cat.£24., and 1911-13 90th Birthday type I 3m, 10m,
  20m, type II 1m, 2m, 5m l.m.m./u.m., cat.£72. .. .. .. 20.
 189 Germany; 1849-1945 (approx.) seln. of German States (used, mixed condition) through to
  WW1/WW2 occupation issues (m. & u.) on 15 stockleaves, plus a few other odds (Czechos-
  lovakia etc.). (c.400) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 190 --; 1872-1978 (approx.) extensive m. & u. ranges in five dealer’s display files. Most
  periods and areas, some useful dupl. Much W.Germany/W.Berlin in u.m. fourblocks. High
  catalogue and high face value. (1,000s) § .. .. .. .. £130.
 191 --; middle to modern mix in carton, contained in two printed albums, eleven full-size stock-
  books, and a cover album (of DDR maxi-cards). Comprises E. & W.Germany, W.Berlin –
  m. & u. and with duplication. (1,000s) § .. .. .. .. 45.
 192 --; two small boxes of covers – one to 1945 (mainly 3rd Reich – many Feldpost), the other
  post-1945 (no DDR). Mix of commercial and philatelic (special handstamps etc.). (c.260) § 40.
 193 --; mixed carton with album pages, some Ersttagsblatten, bundles of covers, sheets, some
  other countries also. (Many 100s) § .. .. .. .. 40.
 194 --; 1945 to modern disorganised mix of m. & u. in fourteen small to medium stockbooks.
  East and West, with some m.s. seen. (1,000s) § .. .. .. 30.
 195 --; small carton with on and off-paper mix, mainly 1900-45, but inc. a bundle of more modern
  DDR Ersttagsblatten-style documents. (Many 100s) § .. .. .. 24.
 196 --; Allied Occupation; 1946-48 selection of Prisoner of War Post items from German
  prisoners to Germany, on printed lettersheets or cards. Inc. circular violet P.O.W. CAMP/No. 52/
  GREAT BRITAIN, violet unframed circle GPWW CAMP 273, single-line violet 273 GPWW CAMP
  marks from British camps, some marks from French camps, etc. Also 1948 envelope from
  Austria to PoW in Egypt with large violet RETOUR/REPATRIATED mark. Some mixed
  condition but mainly good/fine. (13) .. .. .. .. 55.
 197 --; --; seln. of mainly commercial covers and cards with stamps of Baden, Württemberg, and
  Numeral/Worker issues, some registered. (35) .. .. .. 10.
 198 --; --; French Zone; Baden; 1949 Red Cross set (4) u.m., SG FB42-45, cat.£75. .. 22.
 199 --; West Germany; 1951 Philatelic Exhibition set (2) m.m. (cat.£90. for u.m.) .. 15.
 200 --; --; 1951-78 duplicated u.m. and mainly used ranges in stockbook, inc. many slightly better
  values. (c.1,900) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 201 --; --; 1981-83 the three PO year packs/books of commems. § .. .. 18.
 202 --; West Germany and West Berlin; box filled with covers with duplicated special event
  postmarks (estimated 750), approx.1970-75. § .. .. .. 20.
 203 --; East Germany; 1946-89 comprehensive range of c.t.o. miniature sheets in a Schaubek
  printed album, plus a few Allied Occupation stamps. Some adhesion in places. Includes 1945
  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Child Welfare set (3) f.u. (cat.£90., slightly stuck), and 1950
  DEBRIA m.s. (SG MS E29d f.u., cat.£130.), 1955 Engels, etc. (134 stamps, 122 m.s.) § 70.
 204 --; --; 1953-90 mint and used accum. in eleven large and one medium stockbooks. Includes
  many sets and miniature sheets, with light duplication. Also a few presentation folders. Some
  adhesion in places. (1,000s) § .. .. .. .. .. 40.
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 205 Germany; East Germany; 1957-86 (approx.) box of mainly unaddressed covers with single
  commem stamps with special (not first day) cancels, and some commems on piece with FD
  cancels. (Many 100s) § .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 206 --; --; 1968-90 substantial accumulation of u.m. and c.t.o. in eight stockbooks, mainly in sets,
  and some dupl. Mainly fine, though a few stuck down. (c.2,900, 255 m.s.) § .. 60.
 207 --; --; 1971-85 stockalbum of c.t.o. (often special cancels) on pieces (c.1,600) §   24.
 208 --; --; 1984-90 the seven PO year books of u.m. stamps, miniature sheets, and postal stat. § 18.
 209 --; --; m. & u. accum. in 6 stockbooks, 2 Schaubek printed albums, and a sheet file (of c.t.o.
  sheets). Largely 1960s-80s. Much duplication, mainly in sets. (Many 1,000s) §   45.
 210 --; --; nearly 300 unaddressed FDCs (mainly 1973-89 but some earlier) plus approx. 100
  addressed FDCs and postal stationery mostly from 1960s. § .. .. 30.
 211 --; --; Official; 1950s-60s useful range of the rather enigmatic ZKD (Zentraler Kurier Dienst)
  issues mint (mainly u.m.) and used (mainly commercial) on stockcards, along with a range
  of the standard official issues, all identified by Michel numbers, and inc. scarce items (e.g.
  better ZU and VD values). High catalogue (Michel €3,000 ?) (205) .. .. £120.
 212 --; German Occupations; 1914-18 small mainly used seln. in stockbook of Belgium, Eastern
  Military Command, Poland and Romania. Values to 1m (or equivalent), light dupl. S.t.c.£130.
  (90) § .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 213 Gibraltar; 1889-1992 colln. in Davo printed album with scattering of m.m./used QV to KG6,
  then fairly complete (some early missing) mint QE commems/defins (u.m. from late 1960s) § 70.
 214 --; 1980s-early 1990s colln. of unaddressed illus. FDCs in album (42) § .. 10.
 215 Gilbert and Ellice Islands; 1911 set (11) mint (½d to 2½d fine u.m.), 5d to 1/- m.m., the 5d
  and 1/- with toning. SG 1-7, cat.£130. .. .. .. .. 20.
 216 Gold Coast; 1928 castle set (10) m.m., cat.£65. .. .. .. 18.
 217 Greenland; Thule; 1935-36 set (5) fine used (c.t.o.), cat.SKr.330. .. .. 8.
 218 Hong Kong; 1938-52 30c perf.14½§ 14 (2 pairs, one short perf), 50c (2 pairs), $1 (both), and
  the second $2, $5, and $10. All u.m. but with shiny gum in places. (Minimum cat.£406.) 50.
 219 --; c.1945-49 seln. of mainly commercial covers to India inc. two censors. (16) .. 15.
 220 --; mid-1980s-2001 colln. of FDCs in four albums plus some loose. Approx. half-and-half
  handwritten/unaddressed. High cat. in stamps. (c.160) § .. .. .. 80.
 221 --; 1987-88 (1987) defin set (15) u.m. (type I), cat.£70. .. .. .. 20.
 222 --; 1987-88 (1988) defin set (17) u.m. (type II) plus two coil stamps. Cat.£93. .. 24.
 223 Iceland; 1914-18 wmk. Crosses set (7) heavy mtd. mint (1e thinned), 20a with very minor
  grubby mark. SG 109-115, cat.£275. .. .. .. .. 24.
 224 India; 1854-55 4a – two examples, both cut to shape but with clear margins all around.
  Stamps generally ok, piece repaired. (Minimum cat.£450.) .. .. 20.
 225 --; 1854-55 ½a, 1a, 4a, and a few East India values, all mixed used. .. .. 8.
 226 --; 1948 Gandhi 10r u.m. fourblock but with minor gum imperfections, cat.£180.  40.
 227 --; 1948 Gandhi set (4) fine used on plain first day cover (stamps cat.£40.) .. 18.
 228 --; 1948 Gandhi set (4) – 1½a m.m., 3½ damaged m.m., 12a and 10r no gum unused. 7.
 229 --; an original little lot of bank kiloware collected about late 1940s. Includes KG5 15r (21),
  KG6 25r (26), Gandhi 10r (11). Condition typically varied from poor to fine. .. 75.
 230 Indian States; Bundi; 1947 ¼a to 8a u.m. (SG 86-91, cat. only £10.)  .. 10.
 231 --; Rajasthan; (Bundi) 1948-49 opt. set (7) u.m. – each of the cheapest black version. Cat.£34. 20.
 232 --; --; (Jaipur) 1950 set (11) u.m., SG 15-25, cat.£80. .. .. .. 40.

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 233 Iraq; British Occupation; 1918-21 2r u.m. (cat.£7½), 10r g.u. (£17); also a few others inc.
  1932 odd values to 200f m.m. S.t.c.£90+ (30) .. .. .. .. 15.
 234 Ireland; 1922-23 3-line opt. short set to 2/6 l.m.m./m.m., SG 52-64, cat.£87. .. 20.
 235 --; 1922-23 Harrison’s coil set (4) l.m.m./m.m. (one short perf on 2d). SG 67-70, cat.£17. 5.
 236 --; 1922-34 ½d coil (very lightly toned), and 1d coil, both m.m. SG 71a, 72c, cat.£32. 8.
 237 --; 1949 Republic to 1954 Newman commems complete u.m. (8 sets), cat.£108½  24.
 238 Israel; Cinderella; 1948 Interim Period fourblock of 50m brown label u.m. (design as Bale
  I54e – Basle Casino but different value). Status uncertain. .. .. 6.
 239 Italy; 1901 etc. Laureated 1 LIRE, 5 LIRE, and later 2 LIRE, 10 LIRE, good m.m., a few short
  perfs. Cat.£68. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 240 --; 1938 printed cover with six different stamps, the upper four cancelled by the FÜHRER-DUX
  machine cancel; and another similar cover. (2) .. .. .. 5.
 241 --; 1945-48 Torch 30 LIRE unmounted mint, SG 667, cat.£250. .. .. 50.
 242 --; 1960 Garibaldi set (3) in mint sheets of 40, each sheet individually signed (not identified),
  together with information brochure, in plastic wallet. One wallet is fine, the other two bent
  affecting top row of sheet. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 *** --; see also Austrian Territories.
 243 Jamaica; 1912-29 2/-, 3/-, 10/- heavily mounted mint. Cat.£64. .. .. 12.
 244 Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika; 1904-7 1r sound used, SG 26, cat.£60. .. 6.
 245 --; 1938-54 10c black and green with the “mountain retouch” variety - two used examples
  (apparently two states). Some tone spots, odd short perfs, etc. SG 135a, cat.£60 x 2. 12.
  short perf.). SG 135a, cat.£60. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 246 --; 1938-54 30c SG 141, 50c SG 144 (2), 144e, and 10/- SG 149, all l.m.m. (cat.£207. for u.m.) 35.
 247 --; 1938-54 £1 perf.11¾§ 13 used (small faults) SG 150, cat.£120. .. .. 10.
 248 --; 1941-42 5c on 1d (50+ pairs), 10c on 3d (c.40 pairs) etc., mixed used in little stockbook,
  cat.£300+  .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 249 Kuwait; 1950-54 defin set (missing 4a) u.m., cat.c.£68. .. .. .. 22.
 250 Labuan; Sarawak 1945 BMA opt. 1c to 10c, each in fourblock (full gum, unmounted), all
  with the Victoria cancel for the Centenary of Labuan. .. .. .. 24.
 251 Lebanon; 1952 defin set (20) m.m. (some more heavily mounted, and small thins on postage
  1p, 10p, 25p, 50p) (cat.£180. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. 20.
 252 Leeward Islands; 1890 set (missing 6d) l.m.m./m.m., SG 1-4, 6-8, cat.c.£139. (2½d creased) (7) 40.
 253 --; 1890-1937 small m. & u. colln. on two pages with some better values, s.t.c.£91 (56) 15.
 254 --; 1897 Jubilee ½d, 1d, 2½d m.m., cat.£11.25 .. .. .. 4.
 255 --; 1902 part set 1d to 2/6 m.m., cat.£51. .. .. .. .. 15.
 256 Lithuania; 1938 Olympiad Fund set (missing 5c), and same set (complete) with Scout and
  Guide opt., all m.m., cat.£75. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 257 Malaya; 1946 (mainly) useful bundle of commercial covers (and a few philatelic) to bank in
  India. Majority are with BMA/MALAYA opt stamps, in quite a variety of values and frankings.
  We notice a few from Sungei Patani with “negative” cancels. (c.100) § .. £100.
 258 --; m. & u. seln. of odd values on a stockcard, mixed states QV to early QE. S.t.c.£530. (49) 35.
 259 --; 1957-74 u.m. colln. on two stockleaves of Malayan Fed. and Malaysia, inc. 1965 Birds
  set (6), plus some KG6/QE Penang. S.t.c.£230+ (195) .. .. .. 55.
 260 --; Straits Settlements; 1936-37 KG5 part set 12c to $1 m.m., cat.£29. (6) .. 8.
 261 --; Johore; 1949-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m. (toning on 3c, 6c, 8c red), cat.c.£73+ (20) 22.
 262 --; Kedah; 1950-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£73. (20) .. .. 22.
 263 --; Kelantan; 1951-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£99. (20) .. .. 30.
 264 --; Malacca; 1949-52 defin set (20) u.m., cat.£70. .. .. .. 24.
 265 --; Negri Sembilan; 1949-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£69. (20) .. 20.
 266 --; Pahang; 1950-56 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£69. (20) .. .. 20.
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 267 Malaya; Penang; 1949-52 defin set (20) u.m., cat.£85. .. .. .. 28.
 268 --; Perak; 1880-1900 small m. & u. seln. on page, s.t.c.£84. (22) .. .. 10.
 269 --; --; 1950-56 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£63. (20) .. .. 20.
 270 --; Perlis; 1951-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£83. (20) .. .. 24.
 271 --; Selangor; 1949-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£63. (20) .. .. 20.
 272 --; Trengganu; 1949-55 defin set (missing 30c) u.m., cat.c.£84. (20)  .. 24.
 273 Malta; 1926-27 1/-, 2/6, 3/-, and 1928 opt. 2/6 sound used, some small faults. Cat.£104½ 10.
 274 --; 1885-1992 colln. in Davo printed album. A few m.m./used QV to KG6, KG6 to 5/- (mixed
  m.m./used), then apparently complete run of mint QE issues (u.m. from about 1964) § 50.
 275 --; two cover albums with mainly 1980s/90s illus. unaddressed FDCs (c.90) § .. 20.
 276 Marienwerder; 1920 (first issue) seln. of mainly fine l.m.m. (plus one from the last issue).
  Cat.c.£28. for basics. (15) .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 277 Memel; 1939 set of 4 “Memelland/ist/frei !” opts. (2nd type) on Lithuania u.m., s.t.c.€50. 6.
 278 Mexico; 1939 Mosquito Tax 1c complete sheet of 100 imperforate u.m. (various folds or
  other faults, but probably about 30+ decent pairs) cat.£105.; and 1947-50 5p SG 823 complete
  u.m. sheet of 50, fine, cat.£700. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 279 Monaco; 1885-1924 small m. & u. seln. on parts of old pages. Inc. 1885 2c, 5c m.m.,
  1891-94 75c m.m., 1919 War Orphans 5c, 15c u., 1920 opt. 15c, 25c m., 1921 Baptism 2f
  m.m., 1922-24 Palace 5f brown, 10f m. Total s.t.c.£300+ (36) .. .. 40.
 280 --; 1933-39 10f Palace m.m., SG 141, cat.£100. .. .. .. 15.
 281 Montserrat; 1903 2d, 2½d, 3d on small pieces, 6d, 1/-, 2/-, 1904-8 3d, 6d, 1908-14 3d, 1/-,
  all f.u. Cat.£208. (10) .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 282 Nauru; 1924-48 (1937-48) shiny white paper set (14) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£180. for u.m.) 35.
 283 Netherlands; 1928 Olympics set (8, cat.£35.), 1931 Gouda Church set (2, £34.), 1933 Sea-
  men’s set (4, £45.), and 1933 Child Welfare set (4, £18.), all fine used.  .. 30.
 284 New Guinea; 1915-16 1/- SG 90 l.m.m. (cat.£11.), 1/- SG 90 fair used (£24.), 5/- SG 92 fair
  m.m. (£70.), and 1918-23 9d SG 112 m.m. (£8.) .. .. .. 14.
 285 --; 1939 Air Mail 5/- unmounted mint, cat.£130. .. .. .. 40.
 286 New Zealand; 1882-1992 colln. in SG One Country album. A few earlier bits and pieces but
  strength in comprehensive ranges of m.m. (earlier)/u.m./used sets from QE era. From early
  1980s mainly u.m. § .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 287 --; 1882-1900 1d, 2d, 3d, 4d used with adverts on back. .. .. .. 3.
 288 --; 1906 Christchurch Exhibition set (4) l.m.m. The 1d is damaged, others are fine (touch of
  toning). Cat.£225. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 289 --; 1953-59 5/- and 10/- u.m., cat.£65. .. .. .. .. 20.
 290 --; 1957-85 useful range of Health miniature sheets m.m. and u.m., s.t.c.£330. (39 m.s., from
  24 different years) .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 291 --; 1967-88 selection on stockleaf, mainly u.m., mainly sets, s.t.c.£165. .. 28.
 292 --; 1967-80 u.m. seln. of defin and commem sets and odds, slight dupl. (70) .. 6.
 293 --; Official; 1910-16 6d perf. 14§ 14½ fine u.m. fourblock. SG O75 (cat.£76. for m.m.) 24.
 294 --; --; 1936-61 (1936 defins) short set to 2/- u.m. (2d l.m.m., 6d with one toned perf., 1/-
  l.m.m.) (cat.c.£180. for u.m.) (12) .. .. .. .. 30.
 295 --; 1940 Centennial set (11) u.m. (toning on lower values). SG O141-O151, cat.£160. 40.
 296 --; --; 1947-49 opt. set (7 + 1/- sideways wmk.) u.m. SG O152-158, cat.£68+ .. 22.
 297 --; Postal Fiscals; 1931-40 7/6 l.m.m. (SG F152), and 9/- l.m.m. (SG F176) (cat.£180. for
  u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 298 --; --; 1967-84 (1984) wmk. sideways-inverted set (4) u.m., SG F219aw-F222aw, cat.£40+ 10.
 299 --; Cinderella; (1903 ?) strip of three of the black reprint of Chalon 2d. .. 6.
 300 --; Victoria Land; 1911 1d m.m., slight toning. SG A3, cat.£45. .. .. 10.

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 301 North Borneo; 1901 opt. seln. of eight values to 50c (inc. 10c, 12c, 16c) heavy m.m. (other-
  wise mainly fine and fresh). Cat.£240. (8) .. .. .. .. 40.
 302 --; 1947 opt. set (15) u.m. (toning on 2c, bend on 15c). SG 335-349, cat.£45. .. 15.
 303 Northern Rhodesia; 1925-29 ½d to 3d, 6d to 2/6, and 5/- l.m.m./m.m. (faults on ½d, 3d, 6d,
  short perf on 2d, slightly short perfs on 2/6, others fine). Cat.£83.  .. .. 18.
 304 --; 1938-52 defin set (missing 1½d red, 2d yellow-brown) u.m., a few odd short perfs. Cat.
  c.£70+ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 305 --; 1953 defin set (14) u.m., cat.£40. .. .. .. .. 12.
 306 Nyasaland; 1903-4 KE7 £10 with SPECIMEN overprint. Fine, hinged (one perforation at foot
  partly short, but not unattractive). SG 67s, cat.£300. (standard stamp without overprint is cat.
  £4,250., making this an attainable version of an otherwise rare stamp). [view image] .. £120.
 307 --; 1938-44 2/- to £1 u.m., cat.£142. (5) .. .. .. .. 50.
 308 --; 1938-44 seln. of odd values m. & u. to 2/-, and 1945 m. & u. odds to 5/-, but with some
  faults. (50) .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 309 --; 1945 defin set (14) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. .. .. 15.
 310 Papua; 1907-10 wmk. upright, perf.11, set (6), all showing the “rift in clouds” variety, fine
  m.m. Cat.£54 § 3 = £162. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 311 Papua New Guinea; 1968-69 Shells $2 u.m. block of 25, just a little gum disturbance on
  some (from sheet interleaving ?). Cat.£16. each = £400.  .. .. 35.
 312 --; 1995 Tourism 65t on 60t u.m. block of 12, one with the “65t” missing (SG 751b), cat.£27.
  for variety, plus £16.50 for normals. .. .. .. .. 12.
 313 Pitcairn Islands; 1940-51 defin set (10) m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£45. for u.m.) .. 8.
 314 --; 1957-63 defin set (12 + 4 shades, the better 2/6 shade damaged) m.m., mainly fine. (Cat.
  £100+ for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 315 Poland; 1919-84 used range in three stockbooks , mainly post-1960, many thematic sets,
  light dupl., some damage in places. (c.950, 30 m.s.) § .. .. .. 10.
 316 --; 1963-92 broken stockbook with many thematic sets, mainly fine u.m., also a few others
  inc. German Occupation, etc. S.t.c.£200+ (c.500) § .. .. .. 30.
 317 Portugal; 1876-1986 m. & u. colln. in 2-volume Davo standard printed album (for 1853-1991).
   Earlier years quite sparse, middle period moderate with some better [e.g. 1931-38 Lusiad
  defin 1e l.m.m., 1933 surch. set (6) m.m., 1934 Colonial set (3) m.m., 1936-41 air short set to
  20e m.m., 1940 R.Hill set (8) m.m., 1941 Costumes set (10) m.m., 1947 Costumes set (8)
  u.m.], fairly complete in 1960s-80s (mainly u.m.). (900+, 1 bkt., 2 m.s.) § .. £100.
 318 Rhodesia; 1892-93 1d, 6d (2 shades), 1/- (part sheet wmk.), 2/-, 1896 opt. ½d (toned), 2d,
  and 1909-12 3/- (short perf), all m.m. Cat.£170. .. .. .. 24.
 319 --; 1892-93 5/- used with light cancel (apparently postal), some short perfs, shows part sheet
  wmk. SG 8, cat.£50. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 320 --; 1910-13 Double Heads perf.14 m.m. seln. with shades comprising 1d (2), 2d (3), 2½d (4),
  3d (3), 4d (2), 5d, 6d, 8d, 10d, and 1/- (2). Many fine – a few with faults (the 8d is fine and
  fresh with large part gum). Minimum cat.£623. .. .. .. £100.
 321 --; 1910-13 Double Head perf.14 3d purple & ochre fine heavily mounted mint, showing the
  “gash in ear” variety. SG 134 (cat.£25. § 3 to 5 = £75 to £125) .. .. 35.
 322 --; 1910-13 Double Head perf.15 6d mint. Virtually full gum, appearing u.m., but possibly
  partially regummed, and with a few short perfs at right. SG 176, cat.£800. .. £100.
 323 --; 1910-13 Double Head perf.15 6d m.m. with large part gum. A little discoloured, and a few
  perfs shorter at top, but still acceptable. SG 176, cat.£800. .. .. 35.
 324 --; 1913-22 Die III 2d, 4d, 6d (2), 8d (2), and 1/- m.m., mainly fine. S.t.c.£55. .. 12.
 325 --; 1965-85 (i.e. inc. Zimbabwe) mainly mint (u.m. from 1967, but some stamps represented
  by used) colln. on printed pages, largely complete but for UDI opts. (329, 3 m.s.) § 20.

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 326 Rhodesias; 1892-1963 m. & u. colln. on leaves of BSA Co., Rhodesia, S.Rhodesia, Rhodesia
  & Nyasaland, earlier issues patchy, from 1935 S.Jubilee onwards basic m.m. or used (a few
  fiscal cancels). (220) .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 327 Saar; 1947 75pf imperf. u.m. (wmk. up), and 75pf perforated u.m. (wmk. down). S.t.c.
  Michel DM.630. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 328 Saint Helena; 1953 defin set (13) u.m., cat.£60. .. .. .. 20.
 329 Saint Kitts-Nevis; 1938-50 basic defin set (12) u.m. (few short perfs on 1½d), cat.£65. 22.
 330 Saint Vincent; 1949-52 defin set (19) u.m., cat.£30. .. .. .. 10.
 331 San Marino; 1953 Sports set (9), and 1955 Winter Olympics set (10) l.m.m. (cat.£99. in
  S.o.W. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 332 --; Postage Dues; 1925-39 1, 3, 5, and 10 LIRE, and three of the 1931 surcharges, mounted
  mint. Cat.£45+ .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 333 Sarawak; 1945 BMA overprint issue – eight complete unmounted mint sets (of 20), mainly
  in strips and blocks. The $10 is in an irregular block, $5 in strip of 8, $4 regular 2§ 4 block,
  $3 pair and sixblock, etc. The only fault worth mention is toning on a couple of 3c. SG
  126-145, cat. 8 § £300 = £2,400. [view image] .. .. .. .. £500.
 334 --; 1945 BMA overprint set (20) fine u.m. SG 126-145, cat.£300. [view image] .. .. £100.
 335 --; 1945 BMA overprint set (20) u.m. – slightly lower quality. Mainly fine but notably 8c
  poorer, $4 some short perfs, $5 one partly short perf ($10 fine). Cat.£300. .. 60.
 336 --; 1950-52 defin set (16) u.m., cat.£61½ .. .. .. .. 20.
 *** --; see also Labuan.
 337 --; Japanese Occupation; five values of 1934-41 issue (2c, 3c, 5c, 6c, 10c) m.m., each with
  red or purple oval Japanese handstamp. .. .. .. .. 10.
 338 Singapore; 1948 perf.14 defin set (15) u.m. (short perfs on 2c), cat.£180. .. 60.
 339 South Africa; Cape of Good Hope; Forgeries; pairs of the woodblock 1d and 4d “unused”. 6.
 340 --; Natal; 1908-9 £1 fine used, one perf at foot partly short. SG 171, cat.£225.  40.
 341 South Africa; 1910-54 m. & u. colln. of mainly defins on pages inc. coils, numerous better
  pairs, a couple of varieties, etc. S.t.c.£750+ (250) .. .. .. 50.
 342 --; 1935 Silver Jubilee set (4 pairs, plus extra pair of 1d) in vertical u.m. pairs. (Cat.£37.25
  for m.m. horiz. pairs)  .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 343 Southern Rhodesia; 1924-29 ½d, 1d (3), 2d, 3d (2), 4d, 6d, 8d, 1/6, 2/6, all m.m. (mainly
  fine). Cat.£77. (12) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 344 --; 1931-37 1/- perf.11½ l.m.m., centred to right, SG 23a, cat.£100. .. .. 20.
 345 --; 1953 defin set (14) u.m., cat.£60. .. .. .. .. 20.
 346 --; Postage Due; 1951 4d dull grey-green u.m., centred low, very scarce. SG D6, cat.£180. 60.
 347 Sudan; Postage Due; 1948 set (4) u.m., cat.£35. .. .. .. 10.
 348 Swaziland; 1889 overprints – eight different mainly m.m., sold "as is" (s.t.c.£450.) 12.
 349 Sweden; 1858 Arms 12ø – 38 used in a fine variety of shades, mainly good/fine; also 5ø (4),
  24ø (2), 30ø, 50ø, and four others. .. .. .. .. 35.
 350 --; 1939-49 attractive little u.m. colln. on pages inc. some of the better values and different
  perfs. S.t.c.£200+ (90) .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 351 Switzerland; approx. 600 FDCs from about 1960s inc. some International Organisations.
  Much dupl. § .. .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 352 Thailand; 1941 defin set (12) u.m., cat.£95. .. .. .. .. 30.
 353 --; 1941 defin set, but missing 5b, and with small faults on 25s, 50s, 1b, and some light gum
  toning. Cat.c.£63. (11) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 354 Tobago; 1880 1d f.u., SG 9, cat.£55. .. .. .. .. 12.
 355 Tonga; 1886-95 useful little m. & u. seln. on two stockcards. Inc. for example 1886 2d m.m.,
  6d heavy m.m., plus two used sets, 1895 George II set (4) m.m., etc. S.t.c.£600+ (33) 70.
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 356 Tristan da Cunha; 1952 overprint defin set (12) u.m., cat.£80. .. .. 26.
 357 --; 1954 defin set (14) u.m., cat.£90. .. .. .. .. 28.
 358 Turkey; 1921-23 seln. of values to 100pi, 1923 Economic Congress opts. (3), and others of
  same period mixed m. & u. S.t.c.£280. (28) .. .. .. .. 32.
 359 Turks and Caicos Islands; 1950 defin set (13) u.m., cat.£45. .. .. 15.
 360 United States of America; 1869 24c good used (sound, clear grill, few short perfs at lower
  right, heavy red cancel). SG122 cat.£400. .. .. .. .. 26.
 361 --; 1870-1992 range in three albums – one has “collector panels” 1985-87, another with
  mainly 1950s-80s mint defins, the third very sparse. § .. .. .. 15.
 362 --; 1898 Columbus 50c good used. Quite attractive, though some of the perfs just a little
  rounded. Cat.£75. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 363 --; 1898 Trans-Mississippi 4c fine m.m. (left edge straight), cat.£90.  .. 10.
 364 --; earlier seln. on stockcard, the main interest in a duplicated (and mixed quality) range of
  Confederate States (20, mainly unused – only three basic different stamps). .. 20.
 365 --; 1945-93 used collection in large album with decent range of modern commems. (100s) § 24.
 366 --; 1983-91 u.m. seln. of Eagle high values u.m. comprising 1983 3 § $9.35 booklet (cat.£75.),
  1985 3 § $10.75 booklet (£65.), 1988 $8.75 (£20), 1991 $9.95, $2.90, $14 (£20, £6.75, £24) 30.
 367 --; early to modern used in two stockbooks, German printed album, on stockleaves, and a
  packet of off-paper. Includes some p.dues and precancels. (Many 100s) § .. 10.
 368 --; Postage Material; mainly 1960s-80s u.m. colln. of singles, pairs, blocks, and booklet
  panes in two albums. Face value very roughly $140. § .. .. .. 50.
 369 --; --; mainly 3c to 15c values in stockbook, plus 1973, 1979 year sets, and a folder of part
  sheets. (100s) Face approx. $96. § .. .. .. .. 35.
 370 Vietnam; small stockbook with mainly c.t.o. N.Vietnam and Vietnam. (200+ diff.) § 10.
 371 Zanzibar; 1886-1944 valuable colln. on pages starting with three Indian stamps postmarked
  Zanzibar, seln. of the opts. on India inc. 2½ on 1a surcharge SG 33 g.u. (cat.£850., sound, a
  little toning especially on perfs), and some “z” varieties, 2½ on 1½a f.u. (SG 22, cat.£35.),
  1896 opts. on BEA ½a m.m. (and poorer m.m. 1a, 2½a), 1896 defin odd values to 5r m.m.,
  1898 issue (mixed m. & u., making complete set + duplicates), 1913 2r g.u., 3r f.u., 10r used
  (creased), 1926-30 p.due 2c m. block of ten, 14 other p.due singles, a couple of useful
  revenues, etc. Overprints all sold without guarantee. S.t.c.£2,000+ (286) .. £240.
 372 --; 1908-9 10r – an acceptable spacefiller, having a fiscal cancel and a couple of short perfs.
  (SG 239, cat.£225. for postally used). .. .. .. .. 20.

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 373 1840-1952 scattered m. & u. colln. in album, mostly defins. Includes 3 fair u. penny blacks,
  1841 1ds with “7” and “9” in MC, some mint control blocks, used officials, etc. (c.540) § 80.
 374 1840 1d black RF good used with four margins, faint red MC. Crease at corner.  24.
 375 1840 1d black QI (four margins but close in places) and 2d blue KE (no margins), both used
  with folds etc. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 376 1840 2d blue pair FC-FD, almost four margins, red MC cancels. Quite good looking, but
  faults on closer inspection. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 377 1840 2d blue TK good used with black MC. Almost 4 margins, partly flattened crease. 24.
 378 1841 1d red imperfs with numbers in Maltese Cross cancels – 6 (3), 7, 8, and 11. Mixed
  margins, cat.£330. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 379 1841 1d red imperfs – a seln. of 36 mixed used with MC cancels. .. .. 18.
 380 1841 2d blue (3 margins, small fault and repair) with “9” in MC cancel. Cat.£475. 20.
 381 1841-1958 largely used range on stockcards in poor to fine condition. Includes 1841 2d (2
  singles and 3-strip), 1883 3d on 3d with Jersey c.d.s., a number of other surface-printed (a
  couple with B01/B02 cancels), KE7 9d, 10d fair m.m., 5/- u., KG6 to 10/- m. & u., etc.
  High catalogue. (133)  .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 382 1858-83 used seln. – all but one surface printed, showing good variety, mainly sound average
  used. S.t.c.£3,300 (31) .. .. .. .. .. 90.
 383 1887-1900 ½d vermilion – approx.400 used, mainly sorted into packets by numeral postmarks
  (mainly English). A few perfins noted. .. .. .. .. 12.
 384 1887-1900 1/- green unmounted mint. Crease at lower left – not important, and only visible
  from back. Cat.£275. .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 385 1887-1900 1/- green unmounted mint. Fairly heavy crease at lower left. Cat.£275. 12.
 386 1912-35 reasonable range of mint marginal controls – singles, pairs, and blocks, mainly low
  values, but with good variety, and mainly fine m.m. (some stamps u.m.). (42 items) 30.
 387 1912-24 2½d m.m. pair, one showing the “GvP” watermark variety. SG Specialised N21zj,
  cat.£15., and seldom seen. .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 388 1912-24 6d perf.14 fine m.m. (centred slightly to right) with lower marginal control R.21,
  cat.£100. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 389 1912-24 6d perf.14 f.u. (couple of short perfs), SG 385a cat.£110. .. .. 15.
 390 1913-19 DLR 10/-, BW 2/6 (7), 5/- (5), and 1934 2/6, generally about average used, cat.£1,555. 40.
 391 1913-19 DLR 2/6 (1), B.W. 2/6 (9), 5/- (2), and 1934 2/6 (2), all used generally about average.
  Cat.£965. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 392 1924-92 three-volume m.m./used colln. in SG Windsor Sovereign album. A few KG6, then
  good range of QE commems. Bulk of the value lies in the albums themselves (although 1 has
  broken spring), some better early phosphors (m.m.), and postage material with a face value
  of about £105. § .. .. .. .. .. .. £130.
 393 1929 Postal Union Congress £1 very fine mint, with just a very light hinge mark. Fresh and
  attractive, centred to lower left. Cat.£750. [view image] .. .. .. .. £320.
 394 1934 re-engraved Seahorses 2/6 l.m.m., cat.£65. .. .. .. 20.
 395 1937-47 defin set (15) u.m. (couple short perfs on 9d), cat.£32. .. .. 10.
 396 1948 S.Wedding £1 m.m. marginal, centred a little low.  .. .. 12.
 397 1951 “Festival” high value set (4) u.m. (2/6 creased), cat.£85. .. .. 24.
 398 1951 “Festival” high value set (4) u.m. (short corner perf on 10/-), cat.£85. .. 20.
 399 1953-93 mainly used colln. in stockbook, from 1974 mainly with FDI cancels (often centrally
  struck). Little dupl., and inc. m.s. and greetings issues. (c.950, 5 m.s.) § .. 26.
 400 1957 Phosphor set (6) u.m., cat.£10. .. .. .. .. 3.
 401 1959 Phosphor-Graphite set (8) u.m., cat.£70. .. .. .. 26.
 402 1959-68 Castles BW set (4), and 1967-68 no wmk. Castles set (4), u.m., cat.£24¾ 8.
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 403 Country Stamps; 7 mixed p.packs, a bundle of u.m. odds inc. cylinder blocks, and a few
  Welsh FDCs,. (Face value of decimal mint approx.£15.70) § .. .. 15.
 404 Departmental Issues (“Officials”); Army Official seln. comprising QV ½d green (20), 1d
  (8), KE7 ½d (12), 1d (24). All appear to have Scottish postmarks. Cat.£156. .. 10.
 405 --; I.R. Official 1882 1d lilac (5) each used on small cover, with Bodmin cancels. Cat.£20. ea. 10.
 406 --; mainly used seln. inc. O37, O63 (repaired), O64, O68 (2) mixed used, O77 (poor mint) (18) 35.
 *** U.K. Specimen Overprints; see special section at end of UK.
 407 Booklets; 1935 Silver Jubilee 2/- booklet (serial 298) complete and fine (some offsetting of
  black print on gum, and trimmed perfs). SG BB16 Cat.£55. .. .. 12.
 408 --; 1936 KE8 two of 2/- booklet (serial nos. 358, 359). Complete, stamps fine (average perfs),
  the covers just a bit rubbed. Cat.£140. .. .. .. .. 30.
 409 --; 1972 Wedgwood £1 booklet in mixed condition, but the ½p side band fine with good perfs.
  Also 4 other booklets and 2 part booklets. .. .. .. .. 10.
 410 --; 1987 P & O £5 prestige booklet, cat.£20. .. .. .. .. 6.
 411 --; 1988 Financial Times £5 prestige booklet, cat.£28. .. .. .. 7.
 412 Presentation Packs; 1964 Botanical presentation pack complete and fine. The cellophane
  has shrunk, and we have taken it off to avoid it splitting. Cat.£120. .. .. 30.
 413 --; 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack complete and fine but for the cellophane being
  split. Cat.£300. .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 414 --; 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack – fine but for normal bending. The cellophane
  is partly split, and has been taken off to prevent further splitting. Cat.£300. .. £100.
 415 --; 1964 Forth Road Bridge presentation pack – generally fine, but one of the stamp carrier
  strips loose, the other missing, and the cellophane wrapper split. Cat.£300. .. 80.
 416 --; 1966 Hastings set in Harrison’s presentation folder (slight wear), and 1967 paintings set in
  similar but poorer folder. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 417 --; 1974-93 (more complete in 1981-93) collection of Harrison and Son’s presentation folders.
  (101, all different). These are produced in comparatively small numbers for promotional and
  presentation purposes, and usually retail at about £7 to £10 each. § .. .. £200.
 418 U.K. First Day Covers; 1963 Red Cross set on illus. cover (shows Florence Nightingale and
  St, Margaret Church, Wellow), unaddressed, with ROYAL INFIRMARY/EDINBURGH c.d.s.
  cancels (applied sideways), very fine. Cat.£175. .. .. .. 60.
 419 --; 1964 Botanical phosphor set on illus. GPO cover, Edinburgh FDI cancel, handwritten
  address, cat.£50. Also two others. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 420 --; 1964-81 bundle – a mix of Bureau covers, handwritten, and unaddressed. Some in mixed
  condition, and a few others also. Includes two of 1972 Wedgwood FDC with se-tenants
  (unaddressed). (c.130) § .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 421 --; 1964-83 mixed bundle of FDCs. The majority fine illus. with typed addresses, but others
  on plain envelopes, or handwritten, or single values. (110) § .. .. 20.
 422 --; 1965 Lister 4d and 2 § 1/- on illustrated (Royal Infirmary) cover with ROYAL INFIRMARY/
  EDINBURGH c.d.s. cancels, handwritten address, fine. Cat.£225. .. .. 75.
 423 --; 1967-89 album of defin FDCs with some Machin high values, 1982 SG prestige booklet
  set of four panes on four SG FDCs, etc. (35) § .. .. .. 12.
 424 --; 1980s-90s colln. of mainly commem FDCs in three albums. Bulk are standard Bureau
  covers. (c.100) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 425 --; 1981-91 colln. in two albums of illus. FDCs (usually two of each) nearly all with Field
  Post Office cancels. Mainly commems (a few defins inc. 2 of 1988 Castles). (156) § 45.
 426 --; 1983-93 album of mainly Stuart covers with full sets, majority unaddressed, plus a few
  earlier. (39) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 *** U.K. Covers and Postal History; see Germany (Prisoner of War mail, some from camps in UK).
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 427 U.K. Philatelic Covers; colln. of early 1970s National Army Museum covers in two vol-
  umes. (c.64) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 428 U.K. Postage Material; 1971-81 Windsor album with commems complete u.m. plus good
  range of u.m. definitives (inc. 1977 high values, booklets/coils, country stamps). Face value
  approx.£85. § § .. .. .. .. .. .. 70.
 429 --; 1972-82 (Youth) colln. of u.m. commem gutter pairs (mainly ordinary), plus 1977 £1, £2,
  £5 Machins. Face value about £76. § § .. .. .. .. 62.
 430 --; bundle of 1970s packs, face value c.£16.30 (28) § §   .. .. 13.
 431 U.K. Unfranked Stamps; packet with about £150+ face value of mainly letter rate values,
  approx. 95% clean and fine. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 432 --; packet with about £130+ face value of mainly 9p to 27p values, approx. 85% clean and fine. 40.
 433 Islands; 1958-92 u.m. (a few early m.m., as are some m.s.) Guernsey/Alderney/Jersey colln.
  in two volumes (one album broken). Appears virtually complete for commems and defins (no
  dues, and some early defins missing) § .. .. .. .. 60.
 434 --; range of 1980s/90s unaddressed FDCs in six cover albums (Guernsey c.70, Isle of Man
  c.70, Jersey c.55) § .. .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 435 --; bundle of FDCs and u.m. sets/odds from Jersey (51), Guernsey (36, 17 FDCs), IoM (40,
  21 FDCs), etc. § .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 436 Isle of Man; 1958-92 apparently complete u.m. (some m.s. etc. m.m.) colln. of commems
  and defins in SG One-Country album. § .. .. .. .. 28.
 437 Jersey; 1967-94 u.m. colln. in stockbook, apparently all-different and reasonably complete
  for the period inc. defins to £5, min.sheets, and decimal postage dues. Approx. face value
  £108. (c.670, 7 m.s.) § .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 438 Locals; album with mint stamps and m.s. of Alderney (16), Calf of Man (15), Davaar (3),
  Herm (15), Jethou (10), Lundy (12), Pabay (14), Sanda (8), Sark (20), and Stroma (7). § 20.
 439 --; 19 diff. sheetlets and 26 single-stamp m.s. of Staffa c.t.o., plus a few Lundy. § 6.
 440 --; Canna; 1958 2d u.m. marginal fourblock with variety imperforate horizontally. 4.
 441 Cinderella; piece of document with LAW COURTS 6d, 1/-, and 5/- (signed over – dated 1892). 5.
 442 --; 1897 Jubilee set (7) labels stuck to original sales sheet, foxing. .. .. 8.
 443 --; post-WW1 Scottish National War Memorial “sheet 2” of 12 poster labels showing “The
  Navy”. Fine with gum. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 444 --; similar “sheet 3” showing “R.A.F. and other Troops”. Fine with gum. .. 6.
 445 --; similar “sheet 4” showing “The Women’s Services”. Fine though without gum. 5.
 446 U.K. Kiloware; a fine little lot of mainly high values collected in India late 1940s/early 1950s,
  with 1939-48 10/- ultramarine (c.50), £1 (16), 1951 10/- (7), plus others. Poor to fine. 40.
 447 --; little box with c.350g fairly modern, fair number above letter rate (defin and commem). § 4.
 448 U.K. Mixed Lots; cheap 1960s commems in u.m. part sheets, a stockbook of mint defins and
  p.dues, a few others. (many 100s)  § .. .. .. .. 15.
 449 --; stockalbum of mint pre-decimal commems, many in pairs and blocks (c.650+) § 12.



General, 9 December 2002  Page 19    Estimate.

  United Kingdom, continued.
  United Kingdom Specimen Overprints; there follows a fine section of Queen Victoria issues
  with specimen overprints, believed to have been put together by a continental collector many
  years ago. Catalogue numbers given are from the Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Concise
  catalogue (when listed there), and from the SG Great Britain Specialised Volume 1. As most
  stamps have the Type 9 overprint, we do not normally give the overprint type except when it
  is other than 9.
 450 1847-54 (1848) embossed 10d with type 1 overprint. Attractive with two acceptable and two
  good margins, but thinned. SG SP2 (Spec. H2s) cat.£375.  .. .. 80.
 451 1847-54 (1854) embossed 6d with type 1 overprint. Good sound quality, heavily hinged and
  a little grubby. Wide margin at left – just at outside of design on other sides. SG SP3 (Spec.
  H3s) cat.£750. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 452 1862-64 (1862) 8d without hairlines, with type 6 opt. Fair only. SG SP14 (Spec. J92s) cat.
  £175. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 453 1865-67 (1865) 4d plate 12 fine imperforate horizontal pair with type 6 overprint once across
  the pair. Fine with full gum, good margins, mounted. SG Spec.J59s, cat.£550. [view image]  £200.
 454 1867-80 (1867) 3d plate 5 with type 8 opt., fine without gum (couple short perfs). SG Spec.
  J30t, cat.£140. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 455 1867-80 (1867) 10d plate 1. Fine with full gum, wing marginal, heavily mounted. Some
  minor toning. SG SP15 (Spec. J97s) cat.£150. .. .. .. 40.
 456 1867-80 (1867) 2/- blue plate 1 with type 5 opt. Fair but with some faults. SG SP17 (Spec.
  J118u) cat.£100. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 457 1867-83 (1867) 5/- plate 1, wmk. Maltese Cross, with type 6 overprint, fine without gum, one
  short perf at right. SG SP19 (Spec. J121t) cat.£400. [view image] .. .. .. £100.
 458 Another of the same with full gum, but with manuscript ink mark on gum. [view image] .. 80.
 459 1867-83 (1878) £1 fine imperforate left marginal colour trial in bistre on white paper with
  Maltese Cross watermark. (SG Spec. cat. “from £750.”) [view image] .. .. £300.
 460 1867-83 (1878) 10/- wmk. Maltese Cross. Fine and sound, no gum, centred to right. SG
  SP21 (Spec. J124t) cat.£1,000. [view image]  .. .. .. .. £300.
 461 Another of the same with full gum, centred well to upper-left, imperf at foot. [view image]  £150.

 462 1867-83 (1882) £5 Orange on blued paper with type 9 SPECIMEN overprint.
  Fine with large part gum, and quite well centred (just a little low). Interestingly,
  the ornament to the left of “POSTAGE” is printed more strongly, evidence of
  the two operations of printing. SG SP23 (Spec. J128s) cat. “from £1,500.” [view image] £600.

 463 1873-80 (1873) 3d plate 17. Fine with full gum. SG Spec. J41s, cat.£150. .. 40.
 464 1873-80 (1873) 3d plate 19. Good and sound with full gum, heavily mounted. SG Spec.J43s,
  cat.£150. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 465 Another of the same. No gum, few tone spots. .. .. .. 20.
 466 1873-80 (1873) 1/- green plate 12. Large part gum, small thin. SG SP33 (Spec. J112s) cat.
  £125. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 467 1873-80 (1874) 6d grey plate 15. Fine with virtually full gum. SG Spec. J85s, cat.£125. 35.
 468 Another of the same, but trimmed straight at left. .. .. .. 10.
 469 1873-80 (1874) 6d grey plate 16. No gum, fair only. SG Spec. J86t, cat.£125. .. 10.
 470 1873-80 (1876) 2½d rosy mauve plate 7. Fine, part gum. SG Spec. J8s, cat.£125.  24.
 471 Another of the same. Fine, full gum heavily mounted, touch of toning. .. 24.
 472 1873-80 (1876) 2½d rosy mauve plate 10. Faults. SG Spec. J11s, cat.£125. .. 10.
 473 1873-80 (1876) 8d orange. Centred to lower left and a short perf at top, but still attractive
  and with full gum. SG SP 32 (Spec. J91As) cat.£125. .. .. .. 40.

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



General, 9 December 2002  Page 20    Estimate.

   United Kingdom Specimen Overprints, continued.
 474 1873-80 (1877) 4d sage-green plate 16. Well-enough looking with most gum but small thins.
  SG Spec. J65s, cat.£140. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 475 Another of the same. Fair average condition. .. .. .. .. 20.
 476 1873-80 (1880) 2½d blue plate 17. No gum, some toning. SG Spec. J19s, cat.£90. 10.
 477 1873-80 (1880) 4d grey-brown plate 17 wing marginal, good with full gum, a little toning.
  SG SP30 (Spec. J67s) cat.£200. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 478 1880-83 (1881) 1/- orange-brown plate 14. Full gum, mounted. SG Spec. J117s, cat.£125. 30.
 479 1880-81 2d pale rose, sound but for heavy adhesions on reverse. SG SP40 (Spec. K5t) cat.£75. 18.
 480 Another of the same, virtually full gum but crease and small thin. .. .. 7.
 481 1881 1d lilac (14 dots) fine mounted. SG SP42 (Spec. K7s) cat.£40. .. .. 15.
 482 Another of the same, more heavily mounted (different shade). .. .. 10.
 483 1881 1d lilac (16 dots) fine unmounted mint with full gum. SG SP43 (Spec. K8t) cat.£30. 15.
 484 1881 1d lilac (16 dots) with full gum, small thin. SG SP43 (Spec. K8t) cat.£30.  6.
 485 1883-84 2/6 on blued paper with full gum, heavily hinged (possibly tiny thin ?). SG SP44
  (Spec. K9s) cat.£275.  .. .. .. .. .. 70.
 486 1883-84 5/- on blued paper with full gum, heavily mounted (a little toning at edges). SG Spec.
  K11s, cat.£275. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 487 1883-84 10/- on white paper fine with full gum (heavily mounted). SG SP46 (Spec. K14s)
  cat.£225. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 80.
 488 1883-84 “Lilac & Green” ½d, 1½d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, and 1/- values, all with type 9 overprints.
  Mainly fine with full gum, mounted. Small fault on 1½d. SG between SP48 and SP57 (Spec.
  K17As/K26s) cat.£450. .. .. .. .. .. £110.
 489 1884 £1 brown-lilac wmk. Three Crowns very fine and attractive with type 9 overprint. Full
  gum, lightly mounted (small paper adhesion on gum), well-centred. SG SP47 (Spec. K15t)
  cat.£750. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. .. £300.
 490 1887-92 £1 green with type 11 overprint. Full gum and quite attractive, but damaged at one
  corner, heavily mounted, and a couple of other blemishes. SG Spec. K17t, cat.£350. [view image] £100.
 491 1887-1900 “Jubilee” issue ½d vermilion (fine unmounted), 1½d (mtd., crease), 2d (mtd.),
  2½d (u.m.), 3d (lightly mtd.), 4d (mtd.), 5d Die I (mtd., tiny thin), 6d (u.m.), 9d (heavy mtd.),
  and 1/- dull green; i.e. a complete basic (“Postmaster/UPU”) set except for 10d, all with
  type 9 opt. at centre. SG SP58-66, SP68, cat.£465. (10) .. .. .. £120.
 492 1887-1900 ½d vermilion with opt. at foot of stamp, fine heavily mounted. SG SP58 (Spec.
  K27s) cat.£28. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 493 1887-1900 1½d full gum but rub on face, and 2d without gum. Cat.£80. .. 15.
 494 1887-1900 2½d fine heavily mounted. SG SP61 (Spec. K31s) cat.£45. .. 15.
 495 1887-1900 3d fresh heavy mounted, crease at top. SG SP62 (Spec. K32s) cat.£40. 8.
 496 1887-1900 5d Die I good mounted, light crease at top. SG SP64 (Spec. K35s) cat.£60. 10.
 497 1887-1900 6d fine heavily mounted. SG SP65 (Spec. K37s) cat.£40.  .. 12.
 498 1887-1900 9d fine mounted. SG SP66 (Spec. K38s) cat.£50. .. .. 15.
 499 1887-1900 1/- dull green with overprint at foot of stamp, fine very lightly mounted, centred
  to right. SG SP68 (Spec. K40s) cat.£50. .. .. .. .. 15.
 500 Another of the same – couple of tiny faults. .. .. .. .. 8.
 501 Officials (Inland Revenue); 1882-1901 (1882) 1d lilac fine lightly mounted. SG Spec. L3s
  cat.£75. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 502 --; 1882-1901 (1882) 6d plate 18 with type 15 opt. Mounted, fine but for diagonal crease. SG
  Spec. L5s, cat. “from £100.” .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 503 --; 1882-1901 (1885) 1/- with toned gum, heavily mounted, tiny thin at top. SG Spec. L6s,
  cat.£500., very scarce. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. £100.

OVERALL SPENDING LIMITS, OR ALTERNATIVE BIDS, may be stated on your bid form.



General, 9 December 2002  Page 21    Estimate.

  United Kingdom Specimen Overprints, continued.
 504 Officials (Inland Revenue); 1882-1901 (1888) ½d vermilion with type 15 opt. Fine very
  lightly mounted. SG Spec. L12s, cat. “from £50.” .. .. .. 20.

 505 --; 1882-1901 (1890) £1 brown-lilac, watermark Three Orbs, with type 11
  SPECIMEN overprint. Attractive example of this scarce stamp – centred just a
  little high, and with two or three perforations partly short, complete fresh gum,
  mounted. SG Spec. L10s, cat. “from £2,750.”. [view image] .. .. .. £1,000.

 506 --; 1882-1901 (1892) 2½d attractive vertical strip of three. Top stamp is l.m.m. (but appears
  u.m.) and is a bit rubbed on face; middle is fine u.m. but for horiz. crease just above perfs;
  lower stamp is fine u.m. SG Spec. L14s, cat. “from £50.” x 3. .. .. 50.
 507 --; 1882-1901 (1892) 2½d fine unmounted. SG Spec. L14s, cat. “from £50.” .. 20.
 508 --; 1882-1901 (1892) 1/- dull green with type 15 opt. at foot of stamp. Very fine unmounted.
  A little extraneous ink at foot is from opt. process – touch at top might be from another
  source. SG Spec. L16s, cat. “from £90.” .. .. .. .. 30.
 509 Officials (Government Parcels); 1883-86 (1886) 1½d fine heavily mounted (spot of gum on
  front). SG Spec. L18s, cat.£75. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 510 --; 1887-1900 (1888) 9d full gum but short perfs and two small creases. SG SP91 (Spec. L28s)
  cat.£110. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 511 --; 1891-1900 (1891) 2d v.fine (heavy mtd., tone spot on one perf.) SG SP89 (Spec. L25s)
  cat. “from £95.” .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.

THE END OF THE SALE

© Robert Murray 2002

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



 

THE AUCTION VENUE is 700 yards West of our Shop, on Ferry Road. It has its own car park.
The bar (upstairs) is open 6-10pm and also serves a variety of food, teas and coffees. Please note that
we do not allow drinks at the viewing tables, but you are welcome to bring drinks down from the bar
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Bid Steps are published later in this catalogue, and our notes ask that people use these increments. However, perhaps about 20% of bids submitted by customers are not according to these steps. Any such bids are adjusted downwards to the next normal step. If you want to maximise your chances, please make sure that your bids match ours. Thanks !

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THE AUCTION VENUE is 700 yards West of our Shop, on Ferry Road. It has its own car park.
The bar (upstairs) is open 5-10pm and also serves a variety of food, teas and coffees. Please note that
we do not allow drinks at the viewing tables, but you are welcome to bring drinks down from the bar
once the auction has started.

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

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

Abbreviations; a list of abbreviations used is from time to time included in the auction catalogue. We suggest that you keep a copy for future reference.
m./u.m. mounted/unmounted mint
accum. accumulation
l.m.m. lightly mounted mint
colln. collection
g./f.u. good/fine used
seln. selection
v.f.u. very fine used
pmk. postmark
FDC first day cover
cat. catalogue price
s.t.c. stated to catalogue (by vendor)
m.s. miniature sheet
S.o.W. "Stamps of the World" catalogue
inc. including
MP Murray Payne George VI catalogue
MC Maltese Cross
c.d.s. circular datestamp
bkt. booklet
lvs. album leaves
p.stat. postal stationery
c. circa (usually approximate quantity)
PTSA priced to sell at
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In order to deal with postal clients, our bid forms have been designed to make space for credit card instructions. If you want your purchases charged in this way, please complete the appropriate section.
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We have negotiated good rates with our bank, and are able to absorb the bank charges for this service ourselves, and therefore there is no additional charge for the use of this facility, as long as postal bidders give us their details in advance of posting. Only for postal buyers where card details are given after posting, we will charge 1.9% extra (Visa/MasterCard) or 18p (Switch and Delta), plus cost of posting receipt slip.


BID FORM - Sale Date 9 December 2002

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

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

                    Date; .............................. Signed; ..................................................

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