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    Lots 1-106 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 107-173 Collectables (Non-Philatelic Items)
    Lots 174-327 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.

    Lots 328-456 United Kingdom
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General, 10 December 2007                                Page 2                                   Estimate.


 
          Collections and Mixed Lots.  
       
1    Good mix/collection in large suitcase. The main part is a world collection in five albums
         
     plus bundle of leaves (best value in the Commonwealth), then also two cover albums of
         
     mixed packs and covers, a 1984 UK Year Book, some loose modern UK booklets, etc.
         
     (1,000s)
þ                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £200.
        2     Unusual bundle of material, often with blocks and miniature sheets. Includes (in random
         
     order, and among many others) Philippines SG MS J35 m., Egypt 1920s/30s m. seln. s.t.c.
         
     £450., Yemen blocks, W.Berlin dupl. used charity sets s.t.c.£180. Cyprus 1991 Europa (2)
         
     in c.t.o. sheets (£54.), some mint W.Germany mainly in multiples s.t.c.£300+, dupl. mint
         
     Sierra Leone KG6 (£120.), Austria, scarcer m.s. of Chile and Uruguay, etc. (100s)
þ              £220.
        3     Mainly UK in box, with album of mainly mint decimal, numerous p.packs (mainly early
         
     decimal, plus some years packs, souvenir packs etc.), some FDCs, and a few foreign.
þ          £120.
        4     Carton of stockbooks of Germany, Liechtenstein, France, railway thematics, and of mixed
         
     world, plus other items. Moderate standard in places. (1,000s)
þ          ..               ..                £120.
        5     Box
with a bundle of mainly Commonwealth items previously unsold in our Buy or Bid
         
     Sale, with a total “stated to catalogue” price of £2,000+. Also further mainly Common-
         
     wealth on pages, packets of cheap mint Cyprus/Gibraltar/Malta. (100s) þ              ..                £100.
        6     World accumulation in two cartons. All sorts of material from a wide mix of countries
         
     (much France, Germany, Italy) but without too much UK. In albums, on pages, many loose,
         
     some covers/cards, and so on. The most varied loose part of the mix includes a few loose
         
     coins and a broken watch ! (1,000s)
þ           ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
        7     Very varied lot stuffed into box. mainly stamps, plus some covers and cards etc.
þ £100.
        8     Old-fashioned collection in two Movaleaf albums, generally up to about the 1930s only,
         
     and without any UK. (1,000s)
þ  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..        £100.
        9     Varied lot with mixed world stamps in several albums (all-world but with many Australia,
         
     Canada, NZ), plus loose, some covers, etc. (1,000s)
þ      ..                 ..               ..                    70.
      10     Very heavy carton with fourteen various albums (mainly large). World contents but with
         
     much USA (stamps, FDCs etc.). (1,000s)
Ä   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    55.
      11     General world collections in four albums generally up to about 1960s. Includes UK m.m.
         
     phosphor sets of Red Cross, Botanical, Geographical. (1,000s) þ         ..               ..                    50.
      12     An odd remainder lot in box with six stockbooks (the bulk in dupl. used modern UK, but

         
     some other UK, and mixed other countries), a bundle of stockleaves of mixed world in
         
     Swaziland and other Africa, three empty cover albums, and other odds. (1,000s) þ 50.
      13     Old suitcase with an album of Commonwealth 1945-46 Victory issues m.m. & u., world
         
     stamps in slightly tatty large stockalbum and stockbook, and others. (1,000s)
þ                           50.
      14     World mix in nine various stockbooks/stockalbums with much Europe. (1,000s)
þ 50.
      15     World collection in six loose-leaf albums, generally to about 1960s (the UK to 1974). A
         
     largely used general lot, slight toning in places. (1,000s)
þ   ..                 ..            50.
      16     Stockbook of dupl. used UK, bundle of UK PHQ cards and FDCs, small thematic collect-
         
     ions of Bridges, Pottery, and Christmas, and many loose others. (1,000s)
þ           ..                    50.
      17     Various mixed albums/binders in carton inc. one s/b of India, large s/b of UK, stockalbum
         
     of 1977 Jubilee omnibus issues, etc. (1,000s)
þ                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      18     Eleven various stockbooks and albums with mainly Commonwealth and UK stamps, some
         
     covers. Includes S.Africa, Pacific, Denmark, Canada FDCs, etc. (1,000s)
þ          ..                    45.
      19     Carton of odds – general world in two albums, loose in small boxes, etc. (1,000s)
þ                    40.
      20     Carton with bundles of small envelopes, the bulk being used UK used stamps (mostly cheap
         
     but some going back to penny reds etc.), and the “smaller half” of mixed world (again
         
     mainly cheaper but we notice hundreds of Federated Malay States). Some others (e.g. UK
         
     1990s FDCs). (1,000s)
þ            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      21     Big old French Yvert et Tellier printed album with scattered world m. & u. colln. to about
         
     1936, strength in Europe. (c.1,300)
þ             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      22     Commonwealth, UK, and world mixture in carton – albums, folders and loose – plus a
         
     headband magnifier with set of lenses.
þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      23     Large carton of odds and remainders – thousands of world loose stamps on and off paper,
         
     remainder albums, etc.
þ              ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      24     World mix in packets, mainly middle period, some China seen. (1,000s)
þ             ..                    30.
      25     Conventional world collection in two albums. (1,000s)
þ    ..                 ..            26.
      26     Small box of mainly UK odds and ends inc. a few mint stamps (face c.£20.), 1972
         
     Wedgwood book (trimmed perfs), etc.
þ        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    24.
      27     About 1kg of world kiloware (little or no UK), another box with 1,000s of UK used
         
     commems/Christmas sorted in packets, and a little box with c.250g of world off-paper. þ            20.
      28     Carton of odds & remainders. Stamps, covers, bundle repro. nude p’cards, etc. (1,000s)
þ         20.
      29     Bundle of sheets of c.t.o. Ajman, Fujeira, Korea, etc. Heavily duplicated. Approx. 3kg.
         
     (1,000s)
þ                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      30     This box says “Junk” on the lid.
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      31     Junior colln. in album (100s), little stockbook of mint USSR, USA 1982 Birds and Flowers
         
     sheet u.m., Orbis Philatelic Atlas, and a few others. þ      ..                 ..               ..                    15.
      32     Shoebox with 100 packets, each with 100 different world stamps. (10,000) þ       ..                    15.
      33     A few junior world albums, four empty binders for 1978 Coronation Anniv., UK 1977
         
     Jubilee Tour covers, a few airletters, and slogan pmks.
Ä    ..                 ..            15.
      34     Long box with loose world mix of off-paper stamps, little or no UK. (c.200g net weight)
         
     (1,000s)
þ                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    12.
      35     A similar lot.
þ          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    12.
      36     A similar lot. þ          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    12.
      37     A similar lot.
þ          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    12.
      38     Flat box with bundles of pieces from Czechoslovakian parcel cards (100s, 1930s, mixed
         
     pmks.), small bundle of UK PHQ cards, and a few documents/receipts. þ             ..                    10.
      39     A similar lot.
þ          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
      40     Two insignificant junior albums, some loose stamps, and a small bundle of UK pres.packs
         
     inc. 1971 year pack.
þ                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
      41     Shoebox with 100 different packets, each with 100 of the same stamp. (10,000, the estimate
         
     therefore literally “ten-a-penny”)
þ                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
      42     Two junior albums (few stamps), a few FDCs, two TV Licences with stamps, etc.
þ                    10.
      43     Belarus 1998-2003 seln. of commercial/philatelic covers (c.30), a few Middle East on
         
     pages, and one Comoros.             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      6.
      44     British Commonwealth; extensive collection of mainly used odds in sixteen stockbooks
         
     (excludes Australia, Canada, Malaya, NZ, and UK). The strength is in the sheer spread
         
     and numbers. (Many 1,000s)
þ    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £240.
      45     --; two-volume collection of KG5 and earlier, from just a scattering of classics. The later
         
     KG5 includes some m.m. short sets to 1/-, therefore lots of medium values. We notice
         
     Hong Kong KG5 $3 u. Condition mainly fair/fine, a little toning in places. (100s)
þ £220.
      46     --; three-volume collection of KG6 issues (plus just a few later). Mounted mint and used,
         
     with many commem sets and defin short sets (usually to 1/-), as well as odds. (100s)
þ            £300.
      47     --; mainly mounted mint collection in two albums, generally QE issues up to about 1967,
         
     some countries to about 1970, and mainly comprising definitive short sets and commem-
         
     orative sets. (100s)
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
      48     --; stockbook with a range of KG6 and earlier QE. Mainly m.m. sets or short sets, and used
         
     odds. Includes KG6 defin sets or better values of Aden, Antigua, Bahamas, Basutoland, Br.
         
     Guiana, Cayman, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland (inc. 1938 £1), Gambia, HK (1946 $1, $2,
         
     $5 colour changes), N.Rhodesia, Pitcairn, Seychelles (1938 25c, 30c carmine). Light dupl.
         
     in places. (c.760)
þ  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £180.
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Stamps and Collectables, 10 December 2007           Page 4                        Estimate.
                  
                  
Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      49     British Commonwealth; attractive collection in album, mainly l.m.m. of countries alphabet-
         
     ically Ireland to Muscat. The strength is in KG6 and earlier QE, though there are a few
         
     earlier, and some through to c.1970. Many commem sets and defin short sets. (100s)
þ           £120.
      50     --; a similar lot in album, Natal to Rhodesia & Nyasaland.
þ                 ..               ..                £100.
      51     --; several stockleaves of Australian States (c.200), Straits Settlements (c.55), India (6),
         
     Heligoland (3), and Ionian Islands (5). Mixed condition.      ..                 ..            40.
      52     --; two large stockbooks with a duplicated, mainly used, range. (1,000s)
þ            ..                    40.
      53     --; remainder collection on pages of mainly mint KG5 to early QE. (c.350)              ..                    35.
      54     --; mainly mounted mint remainder collection in SG King George VI printed album. Large
         
     parts of the album are empty, but with still about 150 stamps remaining. Album in overall
         
     fine condition but with some marks from pen or sellotape.
þ                  ..               ..                    20.
      55     --; mixture in packets, most of it being mint sets, and with many Kiribati, Maldive Is., etc.
         
     (100s)    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    28.
      56     --; small box with bundle of about 100 stockcards of mainly mint sets of about 1960s-80s.
         
     Mainly u.m., some m.m. (100s)
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    26.
      57     --; two stockleaves with a mix of mint, mainly KG5/KG6 (172)             ..               ..                    15.
      58     --; Europe; small used collections of KG6 Cyprus (32 inc. defins to £1), and Gibraltar (48
         
     inc. defins to 5/-, 10/-, £1, and various perfs). S.t.c.£550+  ..                 ..            70.
      59     --; Omnibus; stockbook with mainly m.m. sets of 1935 Jubilee (10 sets), 1937 Coronation
         
     (41 sets), 1949 UPU (10 sets, a few of these toned), and others.
þ       ..               ..                    40.
      60     --; --; 1937 Coronation seln. of 60+ m.m. or used sets in stockbook.
þ                 ..                    26.
      61     --; --; 1948-49 Silver Wedding collection complete unmounted mint in contemporary
         
     printed album. Stamps are mounted in one of three ways; in cellophane mounts (few), held
         
     in by hinges folded over at the top and foot of each stamp (therefore not actually stuck to
         
     anything), or hinged on the stamp’s margin which is folded in behind the stamp. Minor
         
     tone spots on UK, Barbados, Falkland, and Gilbert & Ellice. Cat. price as set £1,800.
         
     (138)
þ ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £600.
      62     Africa; 1914-80 (approx.) seln. of Algeria and Morocco in stockbook, from Colonial to
         
     Independent issues, little dupl., many pictorials. (c.500)
þ   ..                 ..            12.
      63     Europe; stockbook of m. & u. early to modernish stamps from countries G to N (in German
         
     – therefore includes “Jugoslawien”). Includes GB with a few QV and five KG5 seahorses,
         
     etc. (c.1,180)
þ        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
      64     --; stockbook of mint material only, from a range of countries inc. USSR, Spain, France,
         
     Switzerland, and Romania. Mix of odds, part sets and sets, sometimes with blocks or other
         
     dupl. (100s)
þ          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
      65     --; large stockbook of Monaco, Greece, Slovenia, and Hungary. (100s)
þ             ..                    26.
      66     --; stockbook of mainly used Andorra, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein,
         
     and Luxembourg, inc. many modern. (100s)
þ                   ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      67     Foreign; extensive collection of mainly used odds in four large stockbooks and two others.
         
     Countries/areas include Eastern Europe, Portugal, USSR, Asia (not China), Peru, Yugo-
         
     slavia, UN, etc. (1,000s)
þ          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    70.
      68     Latin America; large stockbook with many countries, much used, and with good numbers
         
     of modern. (c.2,000)
þ                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
      69     Overseas; large stockbook with mainly odds used (some dupl.) of non-Commonwealth
         
     Africa and Middle East. Much modern included. (c.2,000)
þ                ..               ..                    40.
      70     Scandinavia; collection of mainly used odds in two stockbooks (1,000s)
þ           ..                    40.
      71     Thematic; several printed-album type collections in box – W.W.F., Aviation Heritage, The
         
     Olympic Masterfile
, 1981 R.Wedding FDCs, and 1992-93 40th Anniversary stamps/FDCs
         
     in two albums. (100s)
þ               ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
      72     --; album with seln. of m. & u. arranged by theme inc. animals, birds, Christmas, flowers,
         
     transport, etc. Railway section inc. modern UK railway “locals” (c.65). (c.1,600)
þ 30.

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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      73     Thematic; sixteen mixed packets with for example 110 Olympics, 80 Flowers, 25 Trains,
         
     20 Fish. (1,000)        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
      74     --; Birds; extensive collection on bundles of pages (bundle c.35cm thick), mixed mounted
         
     mint and used. All arranged alphabetically according to bird name (i.e. A for Auk, W for
         
     White-Eye) therefore usually splitting sets across various pages. Also another album, and
         
     a couple of books. (1,000s)
þ     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £120.
      75     --; --; attractive range of mint and used in large stockbook, the largest number as u.m. sets,
         
     but also mint part sets used sets/odds. Generally quite modern and with some less com-
         
     monly seen countries. Also includes UK Locals Lundy 1953 Coronation set (7) in u.m.
         
     6-blocks, and Carn Iar Birds set (6) in u.m. 6-blocks. (c.850) þ           ..               ..                    50.
      76     --; Cycling; small colln. of mainly odds on stockleaves. (c.175)             ..               ..                    12.
      77     --; Europa; German printed album with u.m. Europa issues 1965-81, possibly complete for

         
     the period. (c.870) þ                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    55.
      78     --; Maps; mint (usually u.m. and in sets) and used (sets and odds) collection in large stock-

         
     book. Includes Falklands Dependencies 1946 set (8) in u.m. pairs. (c.600+) þ      ..                    40.
      79     --; Royalty; scrapbook-cum-collection assembled in Germany of British royalty, mainly

         
     Q.Victoria, Queen Mother and Princess Anne, comprising stamps, coins, covers, newspaper
         
     cuttings etc. Most value probably in the UK QV stamps, plus the Queen’s South Africa
         
     Medal (with Orange Free State and Cape Colony clasps, fair condition only), and Cyprus
         
     1901 18pi coin (about F, quite scarce). (c.370 stamps, 15 m.s., 23 coins, 29 covers/p.stat.),
         
     1 medal, 6 medallions) þ              ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
      80     Covers; mixed bundle inc. a bundle of German, five French Colonies p.stat., etc. (82)
þ              40.
      81     --; world mix in carton, the lower part being bundles of cheap USA FDCs etc., upper part
         
     mainly commercial. (100s)
þ        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
      82     --; mixed bundle inc. numerous UK Postal stationery (c.80, QV to QE m. & u., inc. four
         
     newspaper wrappers with
STAMFORD MERCURY cancels), other UK (6), and other countries
         
     (13, inc. Danzig 1933 on UK stamp with
NAVIRE  to side, four FMS, etc.) þ          ..                    40.
      83     --; medium box of mixed world covers, commercial and philatelic, generally reasonably
         
     modern. (100s)
þ     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      84     --; small bundle of mainly Field Post Office and similar, mainly 1950s to modern, and inc. a
         
     few Bosnia-Hercegovina etc. (50)                    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
      85     --; 1974 seln. of 18 different Churchill FDCs, mainly unaddressed or printed address.                     5.
     
Ü     Perfins; see UK.
     
Ü     Cinderella; see Australia, China, Ethiopia, Sweden.
      86     Literature; Stanley Gibbons Stamps of the World catalogue 2006 edition complete in five
         
     volumes, decent used condition.
þ                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
      87     --; SG Commonwealth and Empire catalogue 2007 edition, good 2nd-hand.
þ     ..                    12.
      88     --; a similar lot.
þ      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    12.
      89     --; The Triangular Stamps of Cape of Good Hope by D. Alan Stevenson, 1950.
þ                  15.
      90     --; Transvaal Philately by Maj. Ian B. Mathews, 1986.
þ                  ..               ..                    15.
      91     --; Transvaal Postage Stamps by J.H. Curle and A.E. Basden, 1940.
þ              ..                    10.
      92     --; The Cape of Good Hope Triangular Stamp and its Story by Eric Rosenthal, 1957.                5.
      93     --; A Picture Album of the Large Dragon Stamps and Postal History of the Qing Dynasty,
         
     China National Postage Stamp Museum, 1989.
þ              ..                 ..               ..                      8.
      94     --; SG Great Britain Specialised Catalogue volumes 1-5, editions between 1985 and 1991,
         
     plus a couple of duplicates, and SG Guide to Stamp Collecting.
þ      ..               ..                    15.
      95     Supplies (Second-Hand); eight Royal Mail double-pocket first day cover albums with
         
     pages.
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
      96     --; carton with about ten medium to full size stockbooks, plus a handful of other small ones.
         
     Very mixed types and qualities.
Ä ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            24.
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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      97     Supplies (Second-Hand); carton with over twenty mixed binders, a large proportion of
         
     these being for cover albums.
Ä    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      98     --; carton with about 18 various stamp album binders and similar, mixed qualities.
Ä 15.
      99     --; two medium-size white-page stockbooks, as new.
þ                        ..               ..                      6.
    100     --; box of unused Lindner and Christen album pages, plus a bundle of packets of Prinz strips
         
     (and a few Hawid cut-to-size).
þ ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            20.
    101     --; three Prangnell Byron binders, some pages, and a couple of other binders etc.
þ 6.
    102     --; two Safe albums with some UK printed pages, three Scandinavian printed albums, Scott
         
     album plus various pages, etc.
þ   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            24.
    103     --; useful box with four large stockbooks (32-page black), five slim stockbooks, an SG
         
     Simplex Medium album, and five junior outfits, all new but shop-soiled. Also a 1987
         
     Commonwealth Simplified catalogue.
þ        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    104     --; eleven red SG medium springback binders (with Simplex Medium labels).
þ    ..                    30.
    105     --; Pro Collect ultraviolet lamp (366nm – long wave). Looks as new but not checked, mains
         
     operated though with Continental plug.
þ        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      5.
    106     --; a similar item, different make with wavelength not stated.
þ              ..               ..                      5.

           COLLECTABLES (Non-Philatelic Items)
    107     Collectables Mixed Lots; box of phone cards, repro golf postcards (duplicated), a little
               Pathéscope 9.5mm filmstrip (“Two Owls”), and others. (100s)
þ          ..               ..                    30.
    108     --; four fat albums of repro prints, Christmas cards, etc., plus 1970 Commonwealth Games
               plate, and others.
Ä   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      6.
    109     Banknotes; seventeen cheap world notes, mainly modern. ..                 ..              3.
 **  **    Books; see special Postal Bid Sale of books (mainly Scouting, Baden-Powell, Boer War, etc.)
    110     Cigarette Cards; collection in three modern albums comprising thirty mixed sets, mainly
               the commoner pre-war issues, plus some modern.
þ          ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    111     --; mix sorted into packets, plus more on pages in modern album. (100s)
þ            ..                    20.
    112     Cigarette and Trade Cards; large stock/accumulation in carton. A mix of sets and odds,
               loose and in albums, mainly fair/good/fine condition. Worth checking through, as some
               scarcer ones are seen (e.g. Mitchell Village Models x 24 odds as just one example). (Many
               1,000s)
þ                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £200.
    113     --; assortment in album plus loose, a mix of sets and odds, originals and reprints. (100s)
þ           20.
    114     Coins; uncirculated sets for UK (6 packs, of 4 different years 1983-92) and five others of
              Commonwealth countries 1982-83. Also UK 1989 2 x £2 pack, and UK 1982 proof set.
þ       35.
    115     --; seln. of mainly sets, largely UK inc. the boxed sets taken out of five proof sets between
               1972 and 1981, 2006 Trafalgar £5, etc. (15 items)
þ         ..                 ..               ..                    26.
    116     --; silver proofs of Falkland 1983 50p, Gibraltar 1980 crown, and St. Helena 1984 £1. Also
              Sudan 1981 silver £5 unc., 1980 Islamic Council of Europe medallion, and two others.
              Some of the boxes discoloured, but the coins ok.
þ            ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    117     --; biscuit tin of mixed world coins – a fair bit in UK pennies and halfpennies, but lots of
               others also. (Approx. 7kg net)
þ  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            15.
    118     --; silver Maria Theresa thaler, modern strike.  ..                 ..                 ..              6.
    119     --; United Kingdom; 1883 gold half sovereign, about VF.
               ..               ..                    50.
    120     --; --; 1887 gold sovereign mounted into brooch (in which it can spin about its vertical axis)          85.
    121     --; --; 1902 gold sovereign, about EF but for couple of scratches near king’s eye.
                    85.
    122     --; --; 1912 gold half sovereign, EF.
           ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
    123     --; --; a similar lot.
                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
    124     --; --; 1914 gold half sovereign, EF but for scratch in field at left of reverse.
                             42.
    125     --; --; 1977-84 seln. of individual boxed silver proof coins comprising 1977 Jubilee crown,
              1981 R.Wedding crown, 1983 £1, 1984 £1 (scratch), 1990 Queen Mother. Coins all ok,
              some marks on boxes etc.
þ        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    126     --; --; 1980-94 complete run of proof sets (15)
þ              ..                 ..               ..                    80.
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Collectables, continued.
    127     Coins; United Kingdom; 1982 piedfort 20p, in box. Cat.£50. þ                          ..                    15.
    128     --; --; 1983 piedfort £1, in box (box discoloured, coin ok). Cat.£125.
þ                ..                    30.
    129     --; --; 1983 silver proof £1 – four of the same, the boxes discoloured, coins ok.
þ 24.
    130     --; --; 1984 piedfort £1, in box (box discoloured, coin ok). Cat.£55.
þ ..             12
    131     --; --; 1989 piedfort £2 two-coin set, in box. Cat.£80.
þ   ..                 ..               ..                    26.
    132     --; --; 1989 silver proof £2 two-coin set, in box. Cat.£60.
þ                 ..               ..                    20.
    133     --; --; 1990 piedfort 5p, in box. Cat.£30.
þ    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    134     --; --; 1992 piedfort 10p, in box. Cat.£40.
þ  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    12.
    135     --; U.S.A.; 1983 boxed set of six coins inc. Olympics silver dollar, also 1983 Olympics
              proof silver dollar, Sitting Bull 1oz silver ingot, 1923 silver dollar, and others.
þ   16.
    136     Crests; old Lincoln album with stuck-down collection of c.140 mixed, many military or
               naval included; and another album with only about 40.
þ    ..                 ..            20.
    137     Documents; 1821-90 seln. of six documents, with several tax stamps, mainly English.                  12.
    138     --; large 1808 printed porter in French and Italian, relating to postal arrangements during
               French Occupation (?) of Tuscany.                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    139     Maps; bundle of maps removed from large old atlas, probably about late 1800s, each
               individually bagged. (35)
þ           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    140     --; map of Orkneys, Shetlands and Hebrides, probably about mid-19th Century (1834 ?).
               Some wrinkles/marks. 
þ             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    141     --; map of Islands in the Atlantic, from Faroes to Falklands, c.1840, some marks.
þ                 10.
    142     Medals; four different Belgian medals, 1 Dutch, and two of the same Saudi Arabia medal
               (Liberation of Kuwait).
þ             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    143     --; U.K.; Princess Mary tin containing WW1 group of three (1914-15 Star, BWM, Victory)
               named to private in Middlesex Regiment, plus two “wounded badges”, dog tag (different
               member of family), and various other badges (e.g. two different Queen’s Westminsters).
þ           40.
    144     --; --; First World War pair named to private in Scottish Rifles.              ..               ..                    15.
     
Ü     --; --; see also Thematic (Royalty).
    145     --; U.S.A.; fourteen mixed medals, plus various ribbons etc.
þ              ..               ..                    30.
    146     Medallions; 1897-1937 seln. of 14 commercially produced medallions for Coronations or
               Jubilees, plus seven others (these last mainly copies).
þ      ..                 ..            30.
    147     Model Vehicles; box of mixed used Corgi, Matchbox, etc. (c.50+)
þ ..            15.
    148     Postcards; mainly older loose collection in little case plus bundle, a mix of Scottish, other
         
     British Isles, some foreign (inc. some less common African), and subjects. Includes some
         
     better cards e.g. two or three RP scenes, five Louis Wain, some ships and trains, etc.
         
     Many of the used have stamps removed. (c.350) þ            ..                 ..               ..                £150.
    149     --; box of mixed cards, Scottish, English, and other countries, plus some subjects. Majority

         
     are Edwardian period or shortly after, but some included up to modern era. (c.500+) þ               75.
    150     --; album of mainly Scottish, plus English and other views etc. (c.300) þ                 ..                    40.
    151     --; shoebox of English and Scottish views, and some others. (c.600)
þ  ..            35.
    152     --; large lot of mainly modern cards in four shoeboxes – UK and foreign, used and unused.
         
     (estimated c.3,000) þ                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    24.
    153     --; five modern albums with a mix of Europe etc. (c.270) plus Lighthouses/Lifeboats etc.

         
     (120+), generally quite modern. þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15
    154     --; large and heavy remainder lot in about a dozen albums. Ä                 ..               ..                    10.
    155     --; box of mainly modern cards UK/fgn. used/unu. (c.1,250)
Ä              ..               ..                    10.
    156     --; British Isles; old album of mixed views (c.160)
þ        ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    157     --; Scotland; a good bundle of Perth and area, largest numbers Edwardian but with some
         
     right up to 1950s/60s. (Estimated c.300) þ     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    158     --; Foreign; two shoeboxes of quite modern cards. (c.1,000) þ           ..               ..                    10.

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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
    159     Postcards; New Zealand; bundle of mainly Edwardian period cards, nearly all unused, a
         
     mix of scenery, town/city views, Maoris, etc. (c.125) þ      ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    160     Postcard Supplies; three large Castle postcard albums, bundle of white pages of same size,
               and a box of postcard-size plastic wallets (100s). Heavy.
Ä                   ..               ..                    20.
    161     Trade Cards; Brooke Bond; small box packed with cards – sets and part sets. (c.600+) þ         8.
    162     --; A. & J. Donaldson; 1953 Sports Favourites fairly complete set numbers 1-276,

         
     apparently missing only 33 cards (only two missing up to no.138). Condition very mixed
         
     from some very fine (i.e. well above average quality) to some badly damaged (especially
         
     the high no. boxers) – on the whole better than average. (243) Cat.£2,208.             ..                £300.
              OTHER CATEGORIES
    163     Football; boxful of individually boxed “Corinthian ProStars” little models of footballers
               about late 1990s. Duplicated batch ex shop stock (were retail £3.50 each). (c.90)
Ä                    30.
    164     Lego; large box of partly made up sets, models, and lots of loose pieces. Ä            ..                    30.
    165     Newspapers; 1920s-40s bundle of mainly French (inc. wartime), plus some posters. þ               10.
    166     Photographs; box of mixed photos albums in albums. (100s)
Ä            ..               ..                    20.
    167     Precious Metal Stamp Replicas; boxed set The Empire Collection comprising 25 actual-
         
     size reproductions of Commonwealth stamps (various countries QV to 1950s) in gold-
         
     plated Sterling silver. Total net weight of replicas 462g (= c.16¼ozs) þ ..            75.
    168     --; a similar boxed set of seven replicas of UK stamps for 25th Anniversary of Coronation.

         
     Weight of replicas 173g (6 ozs). þ                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    26.
    169     --; boxed series of six different Sterling silver The Victorian Stamp Ingot Collection stamp

         
     replicas produced by Royal Mail. (The present series of these is currently being retailed by
         
     The Post Office at £27.95 each.) þ                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    170     --; similar boxed set The Edward VII & George V Stamp Ingot Collection.
þ    ..                    40.
    171     Sports Programmes; box of 1970s/80s football (mainly Hearts) and rugby league; also

         
     some knitting patterns and sheet music. (c.100+) þ            ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    172     Subbuteo; carton containing 34 teams (in boxes), mat, stand, etc.
Ä      ..            40.
    173     Telephone Cards; seln. on pages of various countries (85)                   ..               ..                    15.
                                                        

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           Classified by Country
    174     Aden; m. & u. collection from eight Indian stamps/pieces cancelled Aden, then 1937
         
     Dhows short set to 1r m.m., 1949 S.Wedding 10r m.m., 1951 surch. set (11) l.m.m., 1953-63
         
     defin set (25) m.m., etc. (125)       ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    70.
    175     Aden States; 1942-67 mainly m.m. colln. on pages, with the Kathiri State of Seiyun and
         
     Qu'aiti State in Hadhramaut issues virtually complete, plus Mahra State, Federation of
         
     South Arabia, some Southern Yemen. (c.250)                    ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    176     Aden and States; 1937-66 m. & u. collection in small album. Includes 1937 Dhows 8a and
         
     2r m.m., 5r poor u., 1939-48 defin set mixed m./u., 1949 S.Wedding 10r m.m., 1953-63
         
     defins u.m./m.m., and the States with complete sets (mainly used). (334)
þ             ..                £120.
    177     --; m. & u. range in stockbook from a few India with Aden pmks., KG6 to 10r, QE to 20/-,
         
     Aden States with Hadhramaut 1955 and 1963 sets u.m., South Arabia 1960s issues, and
         
     1960s-80s issues for PDR Yemen. Occasional dupl. S.t.c.£370. (c.260, 1 m.s., 4 covers)
þ       65.
    178     Afghanistan; 1928-45 seln. of 22 mint items (inc. blocks) s.t.c.£150. Also seln. of forgeries
         
     of Tiger Heads etc.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
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    179     Argentina; 1888-1950 (approx.) m. & u. accum. in small stockbook inc. numerous mint
         
     multiples (gum faults on some). (c.1,100)
þ     ..                 ..                 ..            15.
    180     Australian States; small mainly used colln. on a few pages inc. several decent single
         
     values. (118)             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    24.
    181     --; Victoria; 1901-13 attractive mint seln. of fifteen different values, plus three dupl.
         
     (mainly shades), mainly fine m.m., s.t.c.£300+  ..                 ..                 ..            65.
    182     --; Western Australia; disorderly mainly used mix on four stockleaves (c.400)                            50.
    183     Australia; 1913-65 largely used collection on pages with a reasonable range of KG5 Heads,
         
     more m.m. in later years. (c.375)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            30.
    184     --; 1937-49 perf.13½x14 3d – two different forms of the Die Ia, each fine m.m., a bit off-
         
     centre. SG 168b (cat.£140. each as u.m.)        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    185     --; 1966-88 collection in album - the earlier years mainly m.m. with some used, and later
         
     mainly u.m. and used. Many complete sets. (100s)
þ          ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    186     --; 1989-99 collection in album, moderately complete u.m. plus some also used. Mainly
         
     fine. (100s)
þ           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £180.
    187     --; 2000-05 collection in album, mainly in u.m. sets. (100s)
þ                ..               ..                £100.
    188     --; extensive lot in large stockbook and folder, mainly used plus just a few mint, some dupl.,
         
     with a good overall spread inc. Australian States. (1,000s)
þ                 ..               ..                    50.
    189     --; Cinderella; New South Wales 1966 1c, 2c, 6c, 8c, and 15c, each in u.m. fourblock.                3.
    190     Austria; 1921-2003 decent straightforward used collection in large stockbook. Includes
         
     1923 Artists' Charity set (9) f.u. (cat.£55.), 1948 Creative Artists set (7) f.u. (£32.), 1949
         
     P.o.W. set (4) f.u. (£19.), 1950-53 Birds set (7) u. (£200., but mixed condition), 1951
         
     Reconstruction set (4) f.u. (£38., 60g poorer), and good runs in later years. (c.1,000)
þ               90.
    191     --; 1925-2001 used collection neatly written-up on pages in folder, apparently all taken from
         
     the previous stockbook (therefore gaps in the last lot) inc. a number of longer sets, etc. Sets
         
     inc. 1946 St. Stephens (cat.£18.), 1947 Air (£17.). (c.500)
þ              ..               ..                    30.
    192     --; three s’books of mixed used, sometimes duplicated, and inc. a few min. sheets. (100s)
þ        20.
    193     Bangladesh; 1971-87 comprehensive colln. on pages, mainly used. (c.370, 2 m.s.)
þ                 40.
    194     Barbados; 1921-47 mint (m.m., some u.m.) range on two pages with the basic defins
         
     complete but for 1925 6d. Includes KG6 ½d green perf.14 (cat.£70.) and 1d perf.13½x13
         
     (£275). S.t.c.£500+ (45)              ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    195     --; 1961-81 u.m. seln. of defin and commem sets, all-different, s.t.c.£120. (161)                           20.
    196     Basutoland; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) f.u., cat.£35.10        ..                 ..               ..                    12.
    197     Bechuanaland; 1885-1958 m. & u. range on a few stockleaves. Good variety, mainly fine
         
     though a few with faults. Includes 1885-87 4d u., 1897-1902 set (7) m.m., 1904-13 1/- m.m.,
         
     1913-24 4d u., 1938-52 defin set (11) l.m.m., 1948 S.Wedding 10/- m.m., 1955-58 defin set
         
     (12) l.m.m., etc. Total cat. very roughly £600. (69) Also further seln. on few stockcards (34)        70.
    198     --; 1932 definitive set (12) fine mounted mint. In the higher values, the 2/- has a short perf,
         
     5/- with a couple of shortish perfs at foot, and 10/- centred to left, otherwise fine and fresh.
         
     SG 99-110 cat.£275.                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    199     --; 1932 definitive set (12) very fine used (small scratch on 2d). SG 99-110, cat.£350.             £120.
    200     --; 1937 reg. cover to England franked with 1932 1/- cancelled Mafeking. Slight tone spots.         12.
    201     --; 1938-52 defin set (11) u.m. (two or three short perfs on 2/6, 10/- centred a bit to right).
         
     SG 118-128 cat.£70.                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    18.
    202     --; 1953-66 largely m.m. (a few u.m., a few used) seln. on pages. S.t.c.£180. (76) 35.
    203     Belgium; stockalbum of mainly used inc. many modern (100s)
þ          ..               ..                    15.
     
Ü     --; see also German Occupations.
    204     Bermuda; 1938-53 2/- (3), 2/6, 10/-, 12/6, all l.m.m./m.m. (s.t.c. minimum £220. for u.m.)         55.
    205     Bolivia; wide range in stockbook right up to some modern issues, mainly used. (c.1,000)
þ         40.
    206     Botswana; 1981-90 seln. of ten different unaddressed illus, FDCs., inc. 1987 Animals
         
     defins (on two covers).                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    18.
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    207     Brasil; 1931 Varig semi-official airmail issue in Icarus design 500r, 700r, 1,050r, 1,400r
         
     unused, 1,500r u.m., and an “E” opt. 1,00r unused.             ..                 ..               ..                    12.
    208     British Antarctic Territory; 1966 Churchill set (4) u.m., cat.£45.        ..               ..                    12.
    209     Canada; 1859-1980 mint and used collection in two volumes. The earlier years have high
         
     catalogue quotations but are in notably mixed condition, some other useful about KG5, and
         
     once into QE many are present both m.m. and used. (100s)
þ               ..               ..                £160.
    210     --; 1868-1912 mint collection on a few pages. Includes better values such as 1868-90
½c
         
     unused (no gum), 1893 50c unused (small part gum), 1897-98 defin set (8) mixed mint/
         
     unused, a few odd Jubilees to 15c fair/fine m.m., 1908 Quebec short set to 10c mixed
         
     m.m./unused, etc. (36)                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
    211     --; 1852-57 ½d imperforate good used spacefiller example, SG 17 cat.£500.         ..                    45.
    212     --; 1897 Jubilee 2c, 8c, and 10c decent m.m., cat.£106.                        ..               ..                    20.
    213     --; 1897 Jubilee 20c and 50c fine and fresh m.m., cat.£90. and £130.    ..            60.
    214     --; 1898-1902 7c attractive l.m.m. horizontal strip of four, centred to left and with a couple
         
     of shortish perfs. SG 160 cat.£260.                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    215     --; 1911-35 attractive mint KG5 collection on pages. Fairly complete and inc. 1911-22 set
         
     (8), 1922-31 set (10), 1926 2c surch. set (2), many of the coil perfs, 1928-29 defin set (11),
         
     1930-31 defin set (missing 4c), 1932-33 defin set (7), 1935 defin set (11), etc. Condition is
         
     on the whole good to fine, though with some very fine, some poorer. (131)              ..                £140.

    216     --; 1915
WAR TAX overprint set (3) - the 5c m.m., 20c m.m. with some minor thins, and 50c
         
     unused without gum. SG 225-7 (cat.£250. for m.m.)           ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    217     --; 1937-71 mint colln. on printed pages, mainly fine l.m.m. and inc. 1937-38 defin set (11)
         
     m.m., 1942-48 War Effort set (14) m.m., 1946-47 Peace defin set (7) m.m., and various coil
         
     perfs, as well as a decent straight run of basic issues. (c.400)                  ..               ..                    60.
    218     --; large stockbook with extensive run of mainly used odds, some slight dupl., and with
         
     some Newfoundland (many 100s)
þ               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    219     --; Special Delivery; 1898-1946 m.m./l.m.m. collection inc. 1898 10c deep green m.m.,
         
     1922 20c l.m.m., 1930 20c m.m., 1932 20c m.m., 1938-39 set (2) l.m.m., etc. (15) 40.
    220     --; Postage Due; 1906-67 mint seln. on three pages inc. 1906-28 4c, 5c (2) m.m., 1933-34
         
     2c to 10c m.m., etc. (27); also two Registration stamps.      ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    221     --; Officials; 1949-63 mint seln. on four pages (40)           ..                 ..               ..                    24.
    222     Ceylon; 1901 very attractive locally used postal stationery postcard (QV 2c). The reverse
         
     of the card is illustrated with hand-drawn coloured watercolour views of Ragama Camp (a
         
     camp for "dissidents and irreconcilables") by the addressee's cousin as a New Year greeting
         
     for 1902.
:              ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    223     China; mix of mainly used in small stockbook. (c.700)
þ   ..                 ..            20.
    224     --; People's Republic; 1968 Directives of Mao Tse-tung set (5) used in reasonable though
         
     not perfect condition (stamps are all sound without any serious defects, and simply show
         
     the slight wear often seen on commercially used examples). SG 2397-2401, cat.£200.                  50.
    225     --; --; year books for 1992, 1993, and 1994 (3 different) containing u.m. stamps; also some
         
     other cheap UK and world.
þ      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    226     --; --; Revenues; used seln. with a little dupl., probably about 1940s/50s. (c.110) 30.
    227     Cuba; 1937 American Writers & Artists set (less 8c Lincoln and 10c Morozan, but inc.
         
     both express 10c) all u.m. Cat.£111.75 as odds.                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    228     Cyprus; 1928-99 m. (mainly l.m.m.) & u. lot in medium stockbook, with strength in the
         
     1960s-90s mint sets. (S.t.c.£350.) (300+)
þ   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    229     Denmark; 1875-1976 (approx.) m. & u. seln. in small stockbook. Has many better 1920s/
         
     30s issues, some p.dues, some useful dupl. (c.550)
þ         ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    230     Ethiopia; Cinderella; 1969-73 Scientific Exploration Society miniature sheet with three
         
     different opts. (Christmas, Starfish, and Ophthalmic). (3 m.s. = 18 labels)                ..                    10.
    231     Falkland Islands; 1938-50 definitive 10/- perforated horseshoe SPECIMEN. Fine mounted
         
     with full gum. SG 162s.                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
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    232     Falkland Islands; 1938-50 defin 5/- l.m.m. (cat.£120. for u.m.)           ..               ..                    24.
    233     --; 1952 defin set (14) m.m. (cat.£150. for u.m.); also a few modern Falklands, and most of
         
     the Dependencies 1944 opts.        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    234     --; 1952 defin set (14) l.m.m./u.m. (the £1 perhaps u.m.), some light toning on 5/- and some
         
     other values. (Cat.£150. for u.m.) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            30.
    235     Falkland Islands and Dependencies; QV to QE mainly mint on stockleaves up to about
         
     early 1980s, with some u.m. sets later. Also a few B.A.T. (c.300)
þ                      ..                    28.
    236     Falkland Islands Dependencies; 1948-49 thin map set (9) m.m. (cat.£95. for u.m.)                  20.
    237     France; 1937-72 mint stock sorted into packets, with the majority being fine u.m. (earlier
         
     issues most likely to be mounted or with marks on gum). Many blocks included (100s)
þ             75.
    238     --;
1954 Air 100f, 200f, 500f, and 1957-58 Air set (3), all l.m.m. (cat.£237. for u.m.)                  30.
    239     --; stockalbum of mainly used, many modern (100s) þ       ..                 ..               ..                    20.
      Ü     --; see also Collectables (Documents).
    240     French Colonies and Post Offices; useful m. & u. collection of colonial period issues, plus
         
     a few post-independence. Africa, West Indian, and Asian areas covered. Also a few Saar.
         
     Includes many decent medium values, good values, sets, etc. e.g. Algeria 1927 Wounded
         
     set (13) m.m., 1930 Centenary set (13) m.m., Cameroun 1941 Laquintinie set (2) m.m.,
              etc. (c.1,800)
þ        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
    241     German States; Brunswick; 1853-65 used seln. comprising 1853 ggr, 2sgr (2), 3sgr,
         
     1861-64 imperf.
½sgr, 1sgr (3), 3sgr (2), and 1865 2gr. Total cat.£1,515. (11)      ..                    70.
    242     --; --; 1852-65 small seln. of seven used (plus one dupl.), s.t.c.£1,200. but sold "as is".                45.
    243     --; --; 1861-64 imperf. 1sgr unused but fair only, SG 17 cat.£350.        ..               ..                    15.
    244     Germany; West Germany; 1952-96 mint lot in stockbook, apparently all u.m., often in
         
     sets, and with the bulk in 1956-68. (c.2,000)
þ                  ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    245     --; --; unusual arrangement on very large fold-out pages of mint sets, used sets, FDCs, and
         
     some others, approx. 1975-84. (100s)
þ        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    18.
    246     --; West Germany and Unified; 1995-2000 inclusive run of Post Office boxed packs with
         
     year sets cancelled Bonn first day cancels, plus 1994-2000 inclusive run of Post Office year
         
     books with mint sets (plus duplicate 1995, 2001)
þ            ..                 ..               ..                £130.
    247     --; East Germany; 1949 Postal Workers, 1950 Winter Sports, Spring Fair, Bach, DEBRIA,
         
     and 1951 Stamp Day sets l.m.m. (cat.£144½ for u.m.)        ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    248     --; --; 1950 DEBRIA miniature sheet unmounted mint (natural gum disturbance at top), SG
         
     MSE29a cat.£160.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    249     --; --; 1953 Marx 84pf u.m. sheet of 50 (folded horizontally), with some splitting of perfs.
         
     Cat.£4½ each = £225.                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    250     --; Occupations; 1914-18 attractive mainly used seln. of opts. for Belgium and Western
         
     Military Command Area. S.t.c.£205. (38, few dupl.)           ..                 ..               ..                    24.
    251     --; --; Belgium; 1914-18 fairly complete both mint and used, plus a few duplicates. S.t.c.
         
     £320+ (52)               ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    252     --; German Mixed Lots; large lot with eight various albums (several of these printed, of
         
     some value even if empty) with sometimes sparse content, sometimes good coverage, plus
         
     three albums of ETBs, and five E.German Year Books (some marks).
þ                ..                £140.
    253     German Post Offices in Morocco; 1900-18 mint and used selection inc. 1900 1p (small
         
     thin), 1p25, 2p50 m.m., 1905 60c u.m., another heavy m.m., 1906-11 1p25 used (few short
         
     perfs), etc. Total s.t.c.£420+ (36) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            45.
    254     German Area; 1899-1988 seln. of better or interesting items m. & u. on stockcards. Most
         
     are identified by Michel numbers, and several have expertisation marks. Includes varieties
         
     (e.g. imperfs, offsets) in inflation period surcharges. Various territories also included. Likely
         
     to include some dubious items as well as worthwhile. (c.225)                 ..               ..                £100.
    255     Gibraltar; 1953-90 collection on pages, m.m. to about 1966, thereafter u.m. (except for a
         
     few used commems 1971-72). S.t.c.£700. (c.480, 16 m.s.)                   ..               ..                £120.
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    256     Greece; 1896-1935 m.m. seln. with some slight dupl. Includes postage dues and charity
         
     issues, plus a few of Samos and Limnos. S.t.c.£220. (51)    ..                 ..            24.
    257     --; 1954-58 l.m.m. seln. of complete sets (s.t.c.£400+ for u.m.) (79)     ..               ..                    40.
    258     Hong Kong; 1862-1999 m. & u. seln. in stockbook from a seln. of Victorian issues, 1941
         
     Centenary set m.m., and others mainly odds. S.t.c.£800. (c.340, 1 m.s.)
þ             ..                    80.
    259     --; 1904-6 4c, 5c, 8c, 10c, $1, and 1907-11 1c, 6c, 50c, all m.m. (some heavily mounted).
         
     Cat.£270. (8)            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    260     --; 1963 Red Cross set (2) u.m. cat.£19., and 1969 Satellite $1 u.m. cat.£14.        ..                    10.
    261     --; 1999-2002 seln. of nine different u.m. sheetlets, cat.£81.                  ..               ..                    20.
    262     India; 1950-85 three shoeboxes of used airletters, all from the one correspondence to
         
     Scotland. (100s)
þ   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    263     Ireland; large and quite valuable collection/accumulation in carton comprising 1922-97
         
     m. & u. collection in two An Post printed albums, album of illus. p.stat. cards, bundle of
         
     packets as received of new issues (mint and used, probably all since 1997, a few FDCs also
         
     included), some unused album pages, various presentation packs and booklets, and mixed
         
     cheaper duplicates. (1,000s)
þ     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £200.
    264     --; 1986-2007 fine collection of illustrated unaddressed first day covers in five albums.
         
     (c.380)
þ                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £120.
    265     --; small box with c.400g of quite recent kiloware, largely defin. þ         ..               ..                      5.
    266     Italy; mainly used in stockalbum inc. many modern, also with a few Colonies and some
         
     Vatican. (100s)
þ     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
     
Ü     --; see also Collectables (Documents).
    267     Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika; 1953-77 collection on pages inc. some Kenya issues,
         
     largely m.m. to approx. 1967, thereafter u.m. S.t.c.£300+ (c.310, 3 m.s.)               ..                    50.
    268     Leeward Islands; 1890-1954 m. & u. on pages, dupl. in places and inc. 1938-51 5/- u.m.,
         
     £1 m.m. S.t.c.£250+ (108)           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    269     Liechtenstein; 1961-2003 seln. of official unaddressed first day covers with occasional
         
     dupl., also max-cards from about 1981, and some PO Xmas cards. (c.400)
þ       ..                    40.
    270     --; 1959-95 seln. comprising a cover album of 1970s illus. FDCs, two stockbooks of dupl.
         
     used, plus a few 1990s u.m. commems. A little Swiss also. (c.360, 49 covers)
þ 15.
    271     Malaya; stockbook of mainly used, all areas and periods. (100s) þ     ..               ..                    35.
    272     --; Malayan Postal Union; 1945-49 postage due 9c mint fourblock (2 u.m., 2 l.m.m.),
         
     SG D11 (cat.£140. for u.m.)         ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    26.
    273     Malta; 1870-1993 mint and used colln. in Davo standard album. Includes better items such
         
     as 1902 surch. strip of three m.m. (one with "Pnney"), 1922 Self-Government 5/- l.m.m.,
         
     1922-26 defin short set to 10/- m.m./l.m.m., 1926 Postage short set to 5/- m.m., 1928 opt.
         
     2/6, 3/- l.m.m., 1938-43 1/6 to 10/- l.m.m. pairs, 1949 S.Wedding £1 (fake cancel), 1948-53
         
     defin set (21) m.m., 1956-58 defin set (17) m. (higher values u.m.), then the later years
         
     surprisingly weak (though 1972-82 fairly complete used). (c.625, 1 m.s.)
þ            ..                £200.
    274     --; 1953-89 collection on pages, largely m.m. to 1964, then u.m., s.t.c.£500. (c.600, 10 m.s.)      90.
    275     Manchukuo; m. & u. mix in packets with some dupl. (c.100) þ           ..               ..                    20.
    276     Netherlands; stockalbum of mainly used inc. many modern (100s)
þ   ..            15.
    277     New Zealand; three-volume collection, the earlier issues more varied and mainly used (and
         
     inc. some better values), but from the late 1930s (through to 1970s) often both m.m. and
         
     used and often in sets. Better inc. a few of the earlier Healths, 1938-44 1
½d purple-brown
         
     fourblock (2 u.m., 2 l.m.m.) plus booklet pane of six (l.m.m./u.m.), 1940 Centenary set in
         
     mint fourblocks (l.m.m./u.m., mainly with marginal plate numbers - the 1/- as a four-strip),
         
     1947-52 defin set (10) in mint fourblocks, and comprehensive runs in the 1960s-80s.
         
     (100s)
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £260.
    278     --; 1864 "NZ" wmk. imperf. 1d carmine-vermilion good/fine used with four margins (all
         
     good-wide, particularly wide at right). Small paper fault near upper left. SG 97 cat.£350.              60.
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    279     New Zealand; 1936-42 pictorial defins with multiple watermark seln. of values in m.m.
         
     fourblocks of
½d (2), 1d (2), 2d (2), 2½d, 3d (2), 4d (3), 5d (2), 6d (2), 8d (3), 9d, 1/-, 2/-,
         
     and 3/-. (Minimum cat.£651. for u.m.) (23 blocks)              ..                 ..               ..                £120.

    280     --; large stockbook of mainly used inc. good ranges of modern, some dupl. (Many 100s) þ         45.
    281     --; 1929-96 dupl. used lot in two stockbooks. (100s) þ     ..                 ..               ..                    18.
    282     --; 1929, 1930, 1933, 1934, and 1935 Health stamps fair/good used. Cat.£92.      ..                    15.
    283     --; 1931 Health "Smiling Boy" set (2) f.u. (matching c.d.s. cancel), minor corner crease on
         
     2d. Cat.£135.            ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    284     --; 1931 Health "Smiling Boy" set (2) fair sound used, cat.£135.            ..               ..                    24.
    285     --; 1935-65 mint seln. in small stockbook inc. 1935 S.Jubilee (6 u.m. sets though some
         
     creases). (100+)
þ   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    18.
    286     --; Officials; 1936-61 multiple watermark
½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d, 4d, 6d, 9d, 1/-, and 2/-,
         
     all in mint fourblocks (generally fine with 2 u.m. and 2 l.m.m.) plus three further blocks of
         
     1d (2 of these with inverted watermarks. (Minimum cat. £1,386. for u.m.)               ..                £200.
    287     --; --; 1938-51 ½d green (centred left), 1d scarlet, and 1½d purple-brown (centred left),
         
     each in mint fourblock (each two l.m.m./m.m., two u.m.). SG O134, O136, O138 (cat.£472.
         
     for u.m.) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            80.
    288     --; --; 1940 Centennial set (11) in mint fourblocks (the 1/- as four-strip), mainly two l.m.m./
         
     two u.m. and with marginal plate numbers and imprints. SG O141-O151 (cat.£680. for
         
     u.m.) Also extra block of 3d.                           ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £120.

    289     Nigeria; 1965-66 (1968) “F.G.N.” (Federal Government of Nigeria) official opt. on defin
         
     4d, commercially used. (See SG footnote.)      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      4.
    290     Norfolk Island; 1953-2006 collection in album. Mixed m.m. and used to 1966, then u.m.

         
     Bulk is in 1978-90. (c.390, 11 m.s.) þ            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    80.
    291     North Borneo; 1953-63 m.m. colln. inc. both defin sets to $10. S.t.c.£190+ (37) 35.
    292     Norway; little box with just over 100g of off-paper used stamps, many modern.
þ 8.
    293     Poland; extensive collection/accumulation of covers in twenty-one cover albums, a mix of
         
     commercial, philatelic, first day covers, and used/unused postal stationery. Mainly 1980s to
         
     early 1990s, but some a bit earlier. (Estimated 2,000+)
þ   ..                 ..        £240.
    294     Saint Lucia; 1883-86 1d, 2½d, 1886-87 1d, 6d, 1891-98 ½d, 2d to 4d, 1/-, 5/-, 10/-, 1891-92
         
     three surcharges (SG 54-56), all m.m., mainly fair to fine. Cat.£378. (15)                ..                    60.
    295     Sarawak; 1899-1908 (prepared for use but not issued) 5c in u.m. corner block of 15 with
         
     marginal plate number. General slight toning, heavier on one stamp. SG 48, cat.£12. each
         
     = £180.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    296     Singapore; 1953-77 collection on pages, m.m. to about 1963, thereafter u.m. and apparently
         
     complete except for m.s. S.t.c.£750. (245)      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £160.
    297     Somaliland; 1953-58 defin set (12) l.m.m. (cat.£95. for u.m.)               ..               ..                    18.
    298     South African Provinces; Cape of Good Hope; 1853-64 quite an impressive assembly of
         
     used Cape Triangulars of the various issues, totalling 1d (14), 4d (11), 6d (7), and 1/- (4).
         
     Wide range of shades, and of quality from poor to very fine. Also one 1d forgery. £150.
    299     --; --; 1879 3d on 4d surcharge showing the "THE.EE" variety, g.u. but with tear at upper
         
     left. SG 34b cat.£275.                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
    300     --; Natal; 1863-1909 m. & u. seln. on a few stockleaves and stockcards. Includes 1902-3 4/-
         
     u.m., 1904-8 2/- l.m.m., etc. (140)                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    75.
    301     --; --; 1902 5/- m.m. (cat.£32., centred to upper left), 10/- m.m. (£70., centred right, vertical
         
     creases), and £1 l.m.m. (£180., diagonal crease).                ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    302     --; Orange Free State; small m. & u. seln. inc. 1900 1d with space between "V" and "R"
         
     l.m.m. (SG 113k, cat.£50., in pair with normal), and an attractive 1900 cover.        ..                    40.
    303     --; --; 1903-4 KE7 set (9) m.m./l.m.m. (3d no gum), SG 139-147 cat.£170.          ..                    40.
    304     --; Transvaal; m. & u. selection on stockleaves and stockcards. Includes a few of the first
         
     Arms types, various 1885 etc. Arms (mainly genuine). (c.250)               ..               ..                    50.
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    305     South African Provinces; Transvaal; 1896-1901 seln. of six covers and cards (inc. postal
         
     stationery) with a variety of stamps and postmarks.             ..                 ..               ..                    24.
    306     --; --; 1902 2/-, 10/-, and 1903 £1, all attractive m.m. but some small faults. Cat.£302.                30.
    307     South Africa; little shoebox with c.275g net of quite modern off-paper used.
þ    8.
     
Ü     --; see also Ceylon (Boer War), Zululand.
    308     Sudan; Officials; 1951-62 set (17 - only the 10p with red opt.) in u.m. fourblocks (spots in
         
     gum of 3½p). Cat. c.£116. (£138. as odds)     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.

    309     Swaziland; 1933 definitive set (10) m.m., a little adhesion on gum of some, and one short
         
     perf. on 2/6. SG 11-20 cat.£130. ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    310     --; 1935-84 good straightforward m. & u. collection in stockbook. Includes 1938-54 defin
         
     set (11) m.m., 1948 S.Wedding 10/- u.m., 1956 defin set (12) l.m.m., and thereafter a pretty
         
     complete run mint plus some also used. Much of the mint is slightly shiny on the gum due
         
     to storage conditions (just a few adhering). (c.500)
þ         ..                 ..               ..                    80.
    311     --; 1948 S.Wedding set (2) u.m. (or possibly very lightly hinged ?) (cat.£29
½ for u.m.)                 10.
    312     --; 1953-90 colln. on pages, largely m.m. to about 1966, thereafter u.m., mainly is sets.
         
     S.t.c.£600. (c.530, 10 m.s.)          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £110.
    313     --; 1968-86 seln. of 25 different FDCs, mainly fine illus. unaddressed, inc. 1982 Owl strip.           15.
    314     Sweden; Cinderella; Isö 1972 issue Honouring the Girls of Sweden (nudes). Sheet of five
         
     se-tenant strips of four, plus the same imperf. Also similar pair of sheets also inscribed for
         
     Munich Olympics. (4 sheets = 80 labels)          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
    315     Switzerland; an accumulation in carton, not presented to its best advantage, with several
         
     stockbooks, other folders, loose material, covers, etc. A wide mix, sometimes of dupl.
         
     odds, sometimes c.t.o. sets in blocks, much common, some scarcer. (1,000s)
þ     ..                £100.
    316     --; a vaguely similar lot in carton. (1,000s)
þ   ..                 ..                 ..            75.
    317     --; mainly used in stockalbum inc. many modern (100s)
þ  ..                 ..            20.
    318     Tristan da Cunha; 1967 4d surcharge in u.m. sheet of 60. ..                 ..            10.
    319     Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; mainly 1980s/90s bundles of commercially used
         
     covers and cards, mainly postal stationery often with extra adhesives. Includes post-Soviet,
         
     some Ukraine. (Estimated c.1,250)
þ             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    26.
    320     United Nations; u.m. colln. of Geneva 1969-2001 and Vienna 1979-2001 issues in two
         
     printed albums, possibly complete for the period inc. m.s. (3 of which are c.t.o.). (c.840, 54
         
     m.s.)
þ  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    45.
    321     United States of America; 1893 Columbian $3 heavily mounted mint, fairly well centred
         
     and quite attractive though with two or three small imperfections (small thin, short perf.,
         
     etc.). SG 248 cat. £2,000. :       ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £300.
    322     --; carton of mainly commercial covers, some FDC. (100s) þ               ..               ..                    15.
    323    
Vatican City; 1951 Council of Chalcedon set (5) u.m., cat.£70.           ..               ..                    15.
    324     Zululand; 1888-96 small but useful m. & u. seln. inc. 1888-93 1d m., 2d, 2
½d, 4d, 9d u.,
         
     Natal ½d u. (with stop),
1894-96 6d, 2/6 m.m., 6d, 1/-, 2/6 u. Generally about average to
         
     fine used. (19)           ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    325     --; 1888-93 opts. on UK
½d m., ½d u., 1d u., 2d u. (2), 3d m., 6d with SPECIMEN opt., and
         
     1/- u. Probably mainly genuine, a few faults.     ..                 ..                 ..            30.
    326     --; 1888-93 opt. on Natal ½d (with stop) heavy m.m., and ½d (without stop) l.m.m., SG
         
     12-13, cat.£55. and £25. Also three mixed of 1891 1d fiscal.                ..               ..                    20.
    327     --; 1894-96 ½d, 3d, 6d, 1/- m.m., 1d, 2½d, 6d, 2/6 used, mainly good/fine, cat.£185.                 35.


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    328     1840 penny black GK good used with four good margins, indistinct red MC cancel. 50.
    329     1840 penny black NL (3 margins) on large piece tied by red MC. Shows break at upper-right
         
     square.   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    32.
    330     1840 penny black QH f.u. on piece, about 3 margins, red MC cancel, Bolton datestamp to
         
     side (from reverse). Quite attractive.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    331     1840 penny black IK, 4 margins but with ink stain at centre, other small faults. Red MC.               24.
    332     1840 penny black BF g.u., 3 margins (cut into at foot), red MC.            ..               ..                    20.
     
Ü     1840 Mulready; see UK Covers.
    333     1841 penny red imperfs seln. of 70 used on a few pages, many with minor plating varieties
         
     noted, mixed condition.                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    334     1841 2d blue good sound used block of four DA-EB with four margins (very wide at left,
         
     wide at top, good at foot, good to very narrow at right). London "2" cancels, ivory heads.
         
     Cat.£1,000.               ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
    335     1847-54 Embossed 10d used. An attractive example with full margins (good and square,
         
     narrow at left) although with faults (small thins etc.). SG 57 cat.£1,000.  ..        £100.
    336     1847-54 Embossed 1/- used with four margins but with faults. Cat.£750.                ..                    26.
    337     1858-79 seln. of penny red plates in stockbook, mixed used (many sound/good/fine), sorted
         
     by plate. S.t.c.£1,700+ (350, from about 140 different plates)
þ           ..               ..                    60.
    338     1865-67 9d straw g.u. (quite attractive but minor faults, cat.£500.), 1867-80 1/- plate 4 g.u.
         
     (cat.£50.), and 1/- plate 5 g.u. (£35., wing margin, two or three short perfs, with interesting
         
     c.d.s. cancel - the "LEOMINSTER/72" as normal but with "P/JU 6" inserted in manuscript).         40.
    339     1880-83 4d grey-brown plate 18 fine used on piece with complete and clear London
               Hoster style
dated cancel (SP 7/83). One short perf at foot, one tone spot at right, but still a
         
     very attractive piece. Stamp cat.£60.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    30.
    340     1911-36 mint and used range on a few pages. Includes 1912-24
½d to 9d black, plus 1/-,
         
     m.m., 1934-36 set (11) m.m., etc. (120)          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    341     1912-24 2d Die I, 3d, and 4d, each m.m. with inverted watermark. SG 368Wi (cat.£12.),
         
     375Wi (£85.), 379Wi (£30.).       ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    342     1912-24 2d Die I pair, 2
½d, 3d (small tone spot), all with watermarks reversed and inverted
         
     m.m., SG 368Wk (cat.£16.), 372Wk (£25.), 375Wk (£30.)                 ..               ..                    20.
    343     1912-24 5d with watermark inverted fine mint pair, the left stamp lightly mounted, the right
         
     stamp unmounted (or arguably very lightly mounted, we’d go for u.m.). SG 381Wi, cat.
         
     £750. for u.m., £450. for m.m. A scarce and attractive pair.
:              ..               ..                £300.
    344     1912-24 9d agate with watermark inverted l.m.m., some very light tone spots. SG 392Wi
         
     cat.£110.                   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    345     1912-24 1/- with watermark reversed and inverted m.m., SG 395Wk cat.£65. (one partly
         
     short perf.)                ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.

    346     1913 wmk. Multiple Cypher ½d unmounted mint. Perforations partly trimmed at left (coil
              issue). SG 397, cat.£250.             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    347     1913 Seahorses £1 deep green fine used. Good strong colour, quite well centred, several
         
     short or shortish perforation teeth, one single c.d.s. cancel. Small blemish near foot of left
         
     side. SG 403, cat.£1,250.
:        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £300.
    348     1924 and 1925 Wembley sets, each m.m. and used, mainly g./f. but some faults (inc.
         
     creases on both 1925 1
½d). Cat.£206. (8)      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    349     1934-36 photogravure 2d sideways wmk. g.u., slightly trimmed perfs. SG 442b cat.£90.              10.
    350     1934-36 photogravure 2d sideways watermark sound used , trimmed perfs at top. SG 442b
         
     cat.£90.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      6.
    351     1934 Re-engraved Seahorses set (3) about average used, cat.£190.      ..               ..                    20.
    352     1937-51 m. & u. KG6 on several pages. Includes 1939-48 h.vals. set (6) u., 1948 S.Wedding
         
     £1 l.m.m., 1951 high vals sets l.m.m. and used, plus several booklet panes. (119, 7 panes)            50.
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    353     1939-48 high values set (6) l.m.m. (the 10/- dark blue may be u.m., the 10/- ultramarine
         
     has diagonal bend). (Cat.£350. for u.m.)          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    60.
    354     1948 Silver Wedding £1 u.m. corner fourblock with cylinder number.    ..            45.
    355     1948 Silver Wedding £1 u.m. though with very light fingerprint on gum, centred low. 10.
    356     1948 S.Wedding set u.m. but with small imperfections.                          ..               ..                    10.
    357     1951 Festival high value set (4) l.m.m. (£1 a bit poorer)      ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    358     1952-67 collection of Wildings on several pages inc. 1952-54 Tudor Crown (2 sets of 17)
         
     l.m.m., 25 various booklet panes. ..                 ..                 ..                 ..            40.
    359     1957-61 mint seln. (57) of Graphites on four pages, mainly l.m.m. (but inc. some blocks
         
     which are 2 u.m., 2 m.m.) inc. 1957 (4 sets), phosphor-graphite 1
½d to 4½d.         ..                    50.
    360     1957 Graphite set (6) in u.m. strips of three, cat.£36.          ..                 ..               ..                    12.
    361     1967-70 colln. of Machins on a few pages inc. 16 various booklet panes mainly l.m.m.,
         
     1969 high values set (4) l.m.m.      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      6.
    362     1968 Christmas 4d with missing phosphor complete u.m. sheet of 120, SG 775Ey cat.£5
         
     each = £600.             ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    363     1977-87 Machin high values set (8) u.m. (the £1 and £1.60 a bit off-centre), cat.£60.                   15.
    364     1977-87 Machin £1, £1.50, £1.60, £2, and £5, each in cylinder block of six u.m. 50.
    365     1977-87 Machin £1, £1.50, £1.60, £2, and £5, each in u.m. plain gutter pair.         ..                    16.
    366     1988 Castles set (4) in u.m. sheet-centre gutter fourblocks (i.e. with horiz. and vert. gutters).
         
     Cat.£140.                  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    367     Country Stamps; Scotland; 1971-93 (1986) 13p u.m. horizontal pair misperforated
         
     (c.2
½mm to left, 2mm low).          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
    368     Back-of-the-Book; small lot on pages of Departmentals (19, inc. Govt. Parcels QV 1½d
         
     lilac, Admiralty KE7 3d, both sound used), Postal Fiscals (2), and Postage Dues (50)                   45.
    369     U.K. Booklets; bundle of prestige booklets (18 inc. duplicates, and 1972 Wedgwood), and
         
     other retail and folder booklets.
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £120.
    370     --; 1976 65p booklet (22), 85p (5), 1977-79 90p (13), sorted by varieties of selvedge,
         
     marginal markings, etc., all u.m.
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    28.
    371     --; 1984 £1.54 booklet (design no.11) with the phosphor bands transposed (so-called
         
     "unsynchronised bands"), fine u.m. with good perfs.             ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    372     --; 1989 (quite good perfs, and with cylinder numbers) and 1990 Greetings booklets u.m.,
         
     cat.£50. and £30.      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    10.
    373     --; 1989 (reasonable perfs, and with cylinder numbers) and 1990 Greetings booklets u.m.,
         
     cat.£50. and £30.      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                      9.
    374     --; wholesale lot of eight 1989 Greetings booklets, average perfs, all with cylinder numbers.          40.
    375     --; wholesale lot of fourteen 1990 Greetings booklets.         ..                 ..               ..                    45.
    376     Presentation Packs; 1969-2006 good straight-run collection in eleven albums. Although
         
     not checked in detail would appear to be complete for commems, defins, country stamps
         
     (but not high values or greetings)
þ                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £300.
    377     --; 1967-95 small box of commem and defin packs, sparse at first (some pre-decimal lack
         
     sleeves), strength 1987 on, with 1988 Castles, 1993 Britannia. Occasional dupl. (c.110) þ      £110.
    378     --; 1964 Geographical pack, fine. Cat.£160.    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    379     --; 1964 Botanical pack, fine. Cat.£160.          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    380     --; 1964 Forth Road Bridge pack, fine. Cat.£400.              ..                 ..               ..                  160.
    381     --; 1965 Churchill, Battle of Britain, 1966 Burns, Abbey packs, all fine, cat.£255. 70.
    382     --; 1964 Shakespeare, then 1966-70 range of commem and defin packs, mainly fine. (33)            40.
    383     --; 1964 Shakespeare (some marks), 1966 Burns (missing wrapper), 1969 Concorde, and
         
     some others inc. a 1974 German insert for Tree pack.         ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    384     --; 1977-87 Machin £1, £2, and £5 in longer pack (No. 13), cat.£160. ..            50.
    385     --; a similar lot.          ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    386     --; 1983 Machins (pack 1), 2000 Q.Mother, 2003 Wildings II, and five others, plus 5 FDCs.       24.
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    387     Presentation Packs; 1984-94 run of Year Books, mainly very fine. þ ..        £100.
    388     --; Year Packs for 1985, and 1987 to 1997.
þ              ..                 ..               ..                    95.
    389     --; 1989-97 Year Books, virtually as delivered. (9)
þ        ..                 ..               ..                £100.
    390     --; 1997 Year Book (leather version, sealed)
þ                  ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    391     --; 1992 and 1996 Year Books, 1990 and 1992 Year Packs, and three other packs.
þ               40.
    392     Smilers Sheets; 2000 Stamp Show sheet u.m., SG LS1 cat.£55.         ..               ..                    15.
    393     --; 2002 Christmas (LS10, £35.), 2003 Occasions sheet (SG LS12 cat.£30.), and 2003
         
     Christmas (Ice Sculptures) 2nd sheet (LS15, £18.), all u.m.  ..                 ..            30.
    394     --; 2005 British Legion Victory sheet u.m. (10 x 1st Flag), also 2001 Flags m.s. with private
         
     Tsunami opt. u.m.      ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    15.
    395     First Day Covers; 1937-66 colln. in album, all on illus envelopes, and with scarcer e.g.
         
     1937 Coronation, 1940 Centenary, 1949 UPU, 1960 GLO, Europa, several phosphors (FfH,
         
     Paris, Lifeboat, Red Cross, Cable, Geographical, Botanical, etc.), but often with some tone
         
     spots, or slit open at top, and so on. (37)
þ     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                £100.
    396     --; 1948 Silver Wedding set on illustrated (Ace of Clubs make) cover. Stamps well placed,
         
     cancelled Longlands Stourbridge c.d.s. on each stamp. Handwritten address. Cat.£425.           £120.
    397     --; 1948-95 loose seln. from 1948 Olympics and 1949 UPU (both illus.), sparse to 1987,
         
     then a run of mainly fine Bureau covers (often both Edin. and alternative pmks.). (c.210)
þ           50.
    398     --; 1948-2000 colln. in three albums. Earliest are 1948 Channel Is. Liberation (fine illus.
         
     cover, printed address, Jersey machine cancel), 1948 Olympics (fine illus. cover, Glasgow
         
     machine cancel, small rubber stamp address), then little until 1980s. Later years mixed
         
     cancels. (c.120)
þ    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    40.
    399     --; 1953 Coronation set on illus. reg. cover, typed address, London c.d.s. cancels. Cat.£75.         20.
    400     --; 1957 Parliamentary 4d on fine illustrated cover with Conference special handstamp.
         
     Typed address, slit open at top. Cat.£140.       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    35.
    401     --; 1961 Parliamentary set (2) on fine illus. cover with London Conference slogan cancel.              15.
    402     --; 1966-2006 large collection in twelve albums, 1989 onwards being standard bureau
         
     covers, mainly handwritten before that. (c.500)
þ               ..                 ..               ..                £100.
    403     --; 1967-95 colln. of defin FDCs in two Lighthouse albums, inc. country stamps, high
         
     values, prestige panes. Mainly standard Bureau covers (often pairs of Edin. & alternative
         
     pmks.) inc. 1988 Castles (4), 1993 Britannia (4). (118)
þ  ..                 ..            40.
    404     --; 1980-88 seln. of Benham “small silks” in album and loose. Sets not complete until 1987,
         
     but inc. 1988 Castles h.vals. Also a few “silk” cards and some non-UK. (c.125)
þ 50.
    405     --; 1964-92 colln. of illus FDCs in three albums, earlier mainly handwritten, later generally
         
     typed, plus a few extras also. (c.240)
þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    50.
    406     --; 1988-94 colln. of bureau FDCs in album (58), plus 1994-2000 bundle of similar (32),
         
     and a few other items.
þ              ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    407     Philatelic Covers; 1987 SRU illus. cover for Scotland v Wales rugby match, signed by
         
     Scotland’s three most-capped players (Jim Renwick, Andy Irvine, A.B. Carmichael) and
         
     the two captains of the day. Also 1984 100th Match cover signed Jim Aitken.         ..                    30.
    408     Numismatic Covers; 2005-6 set of four covers The Castles Stamp Ingot Collection, each
         
     cover with Castles stamp from m.s. plus matching Sterling silver replica of original stamp.              35.
     
Ü     --; see also Collectables (Precious Metal Stamp Replicas).
    409     PHQ Postcards; 1974 Chestnut Tree card unused (imperfections) cat.£150., and 1974
         
     Churchill card very fine unused cat.£6.             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                    20.
    410     --; 1987-95 seln. of about 78 sets, sometimes two of each.
þ               ..               ..                    15.
    411     UK Covers and Postal History; 1840 Mulready 1d lettersheet (with printed advert inside
         
     for Family Endowment (etc.) Society.) used March 1841 Rickmansworth to London. A
         
     little grubby, otherwise generally ok but for ink note at corner of front. Cat.£400. 40.
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            412      UK Covers and Postal History; 1856 cover with 1855-57 4d with Medium Garter wmk.
           
            cancelled Cardiff duplex, to France, with various postal markings. Crease at top right corner
           
            of stamp, other less important faults on stamp and cover. SG 63, cat.£650. on cover.    22.
            413      --; 1939-40 bundle of covers with F.P.O. postmarks, apparently mainly from B.E.F. (c.100)     30.
            414      Scottish Covers and Postal History; seln. of Shetland covers (c.50) with a good seln. (c.40
           
            different) of POs, plus covers with Lerwick slogans etc. (c.140), and mixed pieces (c.150)
           
            with good variety of offices. Mainly 1970s/80s.
þ         ..          ..          ..          20.
            415      Airletters; approx. 1990s seln. of unused UK and Scottish, plus a few used or of other
           
            periods, and other items. (40)
þ           ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          8.
            416      UK Postage Material; u.m. colln. in six binders plus a few stockcards. Some material in
           
            1953-70, most value simply in decimal postage (face £251), mainly 1971-93, 2003-6.
þ      £190.
            417      --; 1980-94 u.m. colln. in Lighthouse hingeless album, face value c.£178.
þ ..          £130.
            418      --; bundle of packets of defins and commems. Face value estimated at approx. £105.
           80.
            419      --; 1970-79 u.m. range in printed album (face c.£33.), plus binder with cheap 1841-1978
           
            colln. (100s)
þ         ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          24.
            420      UK Cinderella; selection on stockleaf of 20 different David MacBrayne Ltd. "stamps" –
           
            "Motor Services", "Parcel Stamp", "Parcel Label", or "Newspaper Stamp", in values 3d to
           
            6/2, plus 2p, 10p, all u.m.         ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          12.
            421      --; stockcard with a seln. of 48 different Scottish labels, many patriotic, largely by Scottish
           
            Philatelic Secretariat.     ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          12.
            422      --; post-WW1 Scottish National War Memorial “sheet 2” of 12 poster labels showing “The
           
            Navy”. Fine with gum. ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          10.
            423      --; similar “sheet 3” showing “R.A.F. and other Troops”. Fine with gum.            ..          10.
            424      --; similar “sheet 4” showing “The Women’s Services”. Fine with gum.  ..          10.
            425      --; 1957 sheet of eight Scout Jamboree “poster stamps” in original folder, fine.               6.
            426      --; another of the same. ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          6.
            427      Perfins; seln. of KG5 (31) and KG6 (79) used.            ..          ..          ..          15.
            428      UK Locals; Lundy; 1953 Coronation opt. set (7) u.m., plus the
½p, 1p, 2p, and 4p values
           
            u.m. with opt. colours reversed. S.t.c.£100+ (11)          ..          ..          ..          20.
            429      --; Pabay; 2004-7 seln. of 9 singles, 1 imperf pair, and two se-tenant fourblocks, all u.m.          10.
            430      --; Shuna; 1949 2d label in u.m. block of 18.   ..          ..          ..          15.

            431      --; Summer Isles; 1977-2002 colln. of 23 different FDCs, odd others.
þ        ..          12.
            432      Islands; three stockbooks of Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey. Mainly used odds with a
           
            scattering of mint. (100s)
þ      ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          35.
            433      UK Collections and Mixed Lots; 1978-2004 extensive commemorative collection in four
           
            albums, with nearly all issues in u.m. pairs (but not all, and some issues in slightly larger
           
            numbers), mostly with marginal traffic lights. Also includes many greetings panes and min.
           
            sheets. In addition includes a comprehensive colln. of used, very often off FDCs.
þ   £500.
            434      --; 1997-2006 u.m. colln. in two "Safe" hingeless albums (with a scattering of used also),
           
            comprising commems, miniature sheets, greetings blocks, definitives, high values, country,
           
            and virtually complete for the standard issues. Also a few prestige booklets (inc. A Perfect
           
            Coronation
), etc. Face value roughly £440.
þ         ..          ..          ..          £350.
            435      --; 1840-2005 mainly used collection in album, stronger in the earlier years, the more
           
            modern being much more patchy. Includes 1840 1d (2), 1840 2d (3), various other 1d reds,
           
            2d blues, etc., reasonable seln. of surface-printed inc. quite a decent pair of the 1883-84 4d.
           
            Also KG5 to 10/-, KG6 to £1, etc. (100s)
þ   ..          ..          ..          ..          £280.
            436      --; 1840-1987 m. & u. collection in two albums, a bit untidy in places. Starts with 1840 1d
           
            blacks (1 fair, 1 poor), 1840 2d blue (1 fair), some other QV to 5/-, dupl. KE7 to 1/-, KG5
           
            inc. some mint defins (inc. 1934 re-engraved Seahorses 2/6, 2 x 5/- all m.m. but mixed
           
            quality), KG6 high values m. & u., QE has some of the pre-decimal commems in mint
           
            blocks, many decimals as mint and used sets. (100s)
þ             ..          ..          £200.
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            437      UK Collections and Mixed Lots; four stockbooks with the main value in u.m. commem
           
            sets etc. of mixed periods (but strongest about the 1980s/early 90s), but also some used
           
            commem sets, some pre-decimal, and others. (100s)
þ            ..          ..          ..          £200.
            438      --; 1952-97 quite voluminous used collection in three Safe albums (two of these with
           
            printed pages to 1988, the other with stockleaves). Generally a decent basic collection
           
            filling most of the spaces, plus many extras such as Wilding papers/wmks., a few 1967-68
           
            missing phosphors (seldom seen f.u.), and a few odd others. Includes some phosphor-
           
            graphites, most of the better phos. commem sets, 1966 W.Cup illus. FDC with Wembley
           
            cancel. Later used a mix of c.t.o., off FDCs, and commercial. Reasonable value in the
           
            albums alone. (100s)
þ            ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          £180.
            439      --; 1952-c.2000 mint and used collection in album. Includes 1952-54 Tudor Crown set
           
            m.m., all three graphite sets m.m., 1955 Waterlow Castles set m.m., loads of decimal
           
            Machins (mainly u.m.) with values to £5 (2), as well as country stamps and some postage
           
            dues. (100s)
þ ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          £150.
            440      --; useful modern bundle, mainly 1990s/early 2000s, of u.m. or used (mixed c.t.o., off FDCs,
           
            and commercial) blocks from prestige bkts., booklet panes, and min. sheets. (c.110 items)         £120.
            441      --; stockleaves with a range of 1970s-80s u.m. sets of commem gutter pairs, plus a few QE
           
            high values, and odd others. (100s)       ..          ..          ..          ..          70.
            442      --; dupl. used mix in  stockbook with various issues of penny reds (c.350), 1924 Wembley
           
            set u.m., a few high values, and numbers of cheaper. Also a few Bechuanaland. (100s)
þ          60.
            443      --; 1902-77 m. & u. colln. in album, the earlier years fairly sparse, then fairly complete
           
            from 1937 onwards with 1948 S.Wedding £1 m.m., QE commems fairly complete m.m.,
           
            and often in u.m. pairs later. (100s)
þ   ..          ..          ..          ..          60.
            444      --; well-filled folder of the Post Office A4 “window cards” (sometimes called “stamp
           
            posters”) from 1977 Christmas to 2006 Celebrating Scotland, plus a few other publicity
           
            items. Possibly complete about 1988 Castles to 1995 Cars. Some tape marks on reverse in
           
            places. (c.125 items)
þ            ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          60.
            445      --; 1883-1951 used seln. of high values comprising 1883-84 2/6, 5/- (2), 10/-, 1902-13 2/6,
           
            1913-19 2/6 (3), 5/-, 1939-48 set less £1, and 1951 10/- (4), all about average used. Cat.
           
            £1,520.            ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          ..          50.
            446      --; 1978-87 u.m. collection on pages with various sets and gutter pairs plus some extras e.g.
           
            1984 "Frama" set (32), a few booklets, etc.      ..          ..          ..          ..          50.
            447      --; 1952-76 mint collection in Safe hingeless album. Starts with some m.m. odds of 1952
           
            Tudor Crown defins, then commems virtually complete (excl. phosphors), other defins, etc.,
           
            generally u.m. after about 1960. (100s)
þ         ..          ..          ..          ..          45.
            448      --; bundle of envelopes of mainly mint stamps from QV to early 1970s. Mainly low values
           
            but inc. dupl. QV/KE7/KG5 inc. some pairs and blocks, 1924 Wembleys, etc. (100s)
þ          45.
            449      --; dupl. used KG5 in 2 stockbooks, big nos. of the low values, some better values. (100s)
þ   40.
            450      --; two albums of mainly UK FDCs (mainly 1980-96, mixed handwritten and typed) plus
           
            some others, with mint sets inside a few about 1981-84. A few p.packs also. (c.140)
þ            40.
            451      --; shoebox with a mix of 1980s/90s bkts. and pres.packs, plus a few I.o.M. FDCs, etc.
þ      35.
            452      --; bundle of about 125 double-sided Hagner pages with ranges of mainly duplicated used
           
            decimal defins and commems, some earlier. Also some empties. (1,000s)
þ      ..          30.
            453      --; 1953-68 complete colln. of commems l.m.m. on pages inc. all phosphors, nearly all fine.       30.
            454      --; 1858-2004 mainly used collection in SG/Davo standard printed album. (100s)
þ     30.
            455      --; two stockbooks of mainly duplicated used, plus a few odd others. (100s)
þ ..          15.
            456      --; medium box of loose used stamps, nearly all off-paper. (1,000s)
þ  ..          15.

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3pm on the day of the auction. Please do not e-mail bids to us after that time. Please use the format and wording used on the bid form that comes with your auction catalogue. (We have a back-up email address of rmstamps@popaccts.quik.com in case of problems.)
            We normally confirm receipt of email bids within 24 hours (not on the Sunday before the auction,
and usually within one hour on the auction day)

CREDIT CARDS

We are happy to accept MasterCard and Visa credit card payments, as well as payments by Maestro and Delta. This facility can be used by room purchasers (who pay their accounts at the auction), by other local customers (who pay their bill in our shop), and by postal buyers.
In order to deal with postal clients, our bid forms have been designed to make space for credit card instructions.
If you want your purchases charged in this way, please complete the appropriate section.
Do not complete these details unless you want to pay by credit card, and to have the lots posted.
We have negotiated good rates with our bank, and are able to absorb the bank charges for this service ourselves, and therefore there is no additional charge for the use of this facility, as long as postal bidders give us their details in advance of posting. Only for postal buyers where card details are given after posting, we will charge 1.9% extra (Visa/MasterCard) or 18p (Maestro and Delta), plus cost of posting receipt slip.



VIEWING
; please note that lots can normally be viewed in our shop during the one week prior to the auction. It is sometimes possible to view auction lots outside the normal times, but this must be by special arrangement.
 
 


BID FORM - Sale Date 10 December 2007

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 purchases.

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

Lot      Description                   Maximum Bid                             Lot      Description                    Maximum Bid
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BLOCK CAPITALS, PLEASE !
Name;

Address;

(Space is given here for normal credit card details)
Postcode;

Telephone number;
 



FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS; Our next stamp auction will be in January 2007. 
This auction is conducted according to the "Philatelic Auctioneers Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale" (available if requested).
A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (inclusive of global v.a.t.) will be added to the sale price of all lots.
Postal Bidders should remember that they may give alternative bids, or state a total spending limit.
 Telephone bids are accepted, but must later be confirmed in writing.
Material can be accepted at any time for inclusion in future sales. Our commission is 10% of the sale price, plus administration fee of £1.10 per lot + £5.00 per vendor (all plus v.a.t.). Full details on request.
 We DO NOT charge buyers a handling charge per lot, nor is there VAT added to any sale prices.
Please bid early. In the case of equal bids, the lot will be sold to the person whose bid was received first (unless free bidding in the room equals the top book-bid, although the Auctioneer will try to regulate the bidding in such a way as to avoid this).
 Apart from viewing the lots in person, you can get a better description of any lot, by telephoning or writing.
 (Photocopies are available, at a charge of 15p per copy (colour copies A4 pages; 1st copy £1, 50p per page thereafter), plus postage.)
Remember the Buy or Bid Sale - bring items along on the night. We will try to sell them for you, at a charge of 10% + 25p (optional insurance 1% extra). Have a look at what’s on offer before and during the main auction. You can buy items outright or place a bid. (Larger lots delivered to our shop are charged £1 per lot entry fee.)
The annual subscription for our auction catalogues (paper copy) is currently £5 for inland UK addresses. If you are not already on our mailing list, please send us £7 with a note of your name and address. Regular bidders and buyers may qualify for free renewal. Rates abroad are Europe £10, overseas £12.
Successful postal bidders should note that postage stamps are not an acceptable means of paying your account.
 Prices realised for this sale will be published with our next catalogue. If you are not normally on our mailing list, the List of Prices Realised can be had by simply sending us a stamped addressed envelope. Alternatively, you can be put on our auction mailing list (see above).
The telephone number at the Stewart’s-Melville Pavilion is  0131 551 2331 (mobile 07974 962649).
 Open Bids ("Buy Bids") are not normally accepted. If such bids are made, they will be taken to mean a bid of ten times the printed estimate.
Any invoices remaining unpaid fourteen days from the auction date (or after delivery to a postal buyer) will attract interest at the rate of 2% per month or part thereof.
Robert Murray
Scotland’s Best-Stocked and
Most Popular Stamp Shop. 
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