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General
STAMP AUCTION

 Monday 6 March 2006
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    Lots 1-95 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 96-126 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 127-389 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.

    Lots 390-472 United Kingdom
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Collections and Mixed Lots.                                                      

        1     Very large accumulation in four document storage boxes - world stamps in packets,
         
     hundreds of world commercial covers and cards (mainly fairly modern), bundleware,
         
     dupl. NZ on stockcards, with UK covers, slogan pmks, and others. (Many 1,000s) þ              £120.
        2     Large world accumulation in 26 stockbooks. Wide range, but nothing seen of particular

         
     value. (Many 1,000s) þ               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £120.
        3     Medium carton with a bundle of pages and stockleaves , some foreign in two bad photo

         
     albums, Commonwealth on small stock sheets, bundle of stockcards with mixed items, etc.
         
     Little bulk/common material, many less common, sets, part sets, etc. (1,000s) þ  70.
        4     Bundle of fifteen remainder club books of Commonwealth, plus a few USA, PTSA £283.

         
     (generally at about 20% to 25% cat.) þ          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
        5     Large carton with very varied odds and remainders. {Not available for viewing until day
         
     of sale.}
þ                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
        6     Large plastic storage box with world stamp collection in three albums, several albums of
         
     world covers (mainly commercial), and others loose. (1,000s) þ           ..               ..                    45.
        7     Over 19kg weight in c.t.o. sheetlets of Oman (mainly), Dhufar, Isö, and Nagaland, etc.
         
     Heavily duplicated, only 20 different main types.
þ           ..                   ..               ..                    45.
        8     Carton well-packed with binders, pages, stamps in packets, and so on. All sorts of things.
         
     (1,000s) þ                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
        9     Large carton with world remainder/accumulation; five plastic tubs of USA, stockbook of

         
     USSR, some club book remainders, other stockbooks and folders, small tin of Malta, many
         
     others in packets/folders. (1,000s) þ               ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
      10     Large carton with 23 plastic tubs, on and off-paper mainly sorted by country. Also two

         
     stockbooks of mainly used UK. (1,000s) þ    ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
      11     Mixture with a batch of unsold Buy or Bid Sale lots (these s.t.c.£700.), plus a colln. of UK

         
     1981-87 used commems, a few postcards, and others. þ ..                   ..            30.
      12     Half-a-dozen mixed stockbooks, plus other world stamps on cards, dupl. UK in envelopes,

         
     etc. (1,000s) þ         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      13     Triumph album with general foreign (non-Commonwealth) collection stopping about 1960s

         
     (also many loose between pages), plus some covers and odds (inc. a UK Jan 1947 2/6
         
     booklet, cat.£85. but with faults). (100s) þ     ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      14     Suitcase well-packed with all sorts of odds and remainders. (1,000s)
þ ..            30.
      15     Falklands to Funchal in binder – a mix with much France, and with main interest in the pre-

         
     1939 era. (c.740) þ  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      16     Saar to Switzerland in two binders – a mix with much Straits, Sweden, Switzerland, and

         
     with main interest in the pre-1939 era. (c.820) þ              ..                   ..               ..                    24.
      17     Small box of stockcards and packets with mainly medium value singles and sets. Many bits

         
     of interest. (100s) þ                     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      18     Wine box with a few remainder club books of Commonwealth, a tin of kiloware, a few

         
     items of Indian States stamped paper, two Scottish £1 notes, and a slim stockbook of
         
     Commonwealth. þ    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      19     Small or medium stockbooks of Australia, Canada, Scandinavia, France, USA, B.W.I., etc.
         
     (100s)
þ                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
      20     Carton with thousands of world stamps sorted into packets, a couple of binders, etc. þ                24.
      21     Basutoland to Burundi in binder – a mix with much Brasil and Bulgaria, and with main

         
     interest in the pre-1939 era. (c.410) þ            ..               ..                   ..               ..                    22.
      22     Album of mixed mainly non-Commonwealth countries inc. France, Germany, Brasil, Spain,

         
     etc. (100s) þ            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      23     Medium box with mixed items – modern mint Norway, German souvenir book, three of
         
     USA Wildlife sheet, numerous varied others, but much of the mint is stuck down.
þ 20.
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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      24     Four small cover albums (UK 1d red covers, other UK, some IoM packs, etc.), some open
         
     packets of mounts, etc.
þ             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      25     Small box with thousands of world off-paper, little modern.
þ               ..               ..                    16.
      26     Flat box with mixed pages (Iran, USA, and others), a few mint C’wealth, etc. (100s)
þ                15.
      27     Medium box with some loose stamps, couple of albums, a 1950 astronomical atlas, etc.
þ           15.
      28     A flat box with world off-paper mix (1,000s), a cover album with mix of USA covers, and
         
     a good 2nd-hand Simplex Standard album with some unused leaves. þ ..            15.
      29     Long box with roughly 250g net weight of world off-paper loose stamps. þ            ..                    12.
      30     A similar lot.
þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      31     A similar lot. þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      32     A similar lot. þ          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      33     Box with just under 2kg of UK and world kiloware. The UK has very little of just the
         
     standard common defins. þ          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
      34     British Commonwealth; interesting mix of items, many of which might have made it as
         
     single lots but for one of several reasons; too low an individual value, smaller or larger
         
     faults (some tiny tiny faults - we're sometimes just so fussy !), misidentification, uncertainty
         
     over authenticity, etc. A wide range of countries, and the majority QV to KG5, though some
         
     later, and inc. a number of classics. Very high cat. (Some thousands of pounds, probably
              about £10,000.) (239, 1 cover)
þ                   ..               ..                   ..               ..                £400.
      35     --; extensive collection on pages in twenty binders, sometimes quite sparse, but with a
         
     reasonable standard in places. Includes many medium values, some defin short sets, etc.
         
     (1,000s)
þ                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £150.
      36     --; traditional collection in Triumph album, with stamps up to about the 1960s. Includes a
         
     scattering of mint KG5/KG6/QE worth a few pounds here and there. (100s)
þ                            75.
      37     --; m.m. ranges on pages, mainly about 1950-70 with much Fiji, Dominica, Cook Is., and a
         
     few others. S.t.c.£570. (c.270, 1 m.s.)             ..               ..                   ..               ..                    65.
      38     --; eleven remainder club books (plus further two of Ireland), PTSA £300+ (nothing above
         
     ⅓ cat., often much less) þ            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      39     --; fifteen remainder club books of UK and Commonwealth, PTSA £277.
(generally at
         
     about 20% to 30% cat.) þ           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      40     --; seln. on a few pages of QV-QE stamps with varieties of various types (printing types/
         
     flaws, shades, oddities) some of which are actual, others fanciful. (103)  ..            40.
      41     --; four stockalbums of mint stamps, often in sets, and sometimes with dupl. Includes NZ,
         
     Australia, Tuvalu, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, etc. Also a few foreign. (100s) þ         ..                    30.
      42     --; specimen overprints on QV-KG5 Cyprus (2), Labuan, Mauritius, Nyasaland, Trinidad,
         
     and UK, poor to fine. (7)              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      43     --; QV to QE (little after about 1965) mainly m.m. on stockleaves, inc. a number of 1937
         
     Coronation sets. (c.200, 2 m.s.)    ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    28.
      44     --; a few pages of mixed stamps collected for their postmarks inc. numerals on Cape of
         
     Good Hope (28), others (32).       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
      45     --; Atlantic Islands; 1992 S.S.A.F.A. souvenir folder containing the u.m. miniature sheets
         
     for Falkland Liberation Anniv., from Falklands (cat.£6.), S.Georgia (£7.), Ascension (£4.75),
         
     and St.Helena (£5.50).                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
      46     --; Omnibus; a few varieties comprising 1935 Cook Is. 2½d m.m. with narrow "E" (ca.£3½),
         
     S.Africa 1d pair with "cleft skull" f.u. (£7½ for m.), 1945-46 Victory N.Rhodesia 1½d perf.
         
     13½ f.u. (£12.), and Somaliland 1a perf.13½ m.m. (£14.) ..                   ..            10.
      47     --; Covers; 1937-59 seln. of mainly FDCs inc. a few 1937 Coronation, two pairs of NZ
         
     1959 Health sheets. (15)               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
      48     Asia; mix on pages and loose of Pakistan, Tuva, N.Vietnam, Mongolia, S.Korea, etc. (100s)       12.

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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      49     Europe; ten remainder club books of Scandinavia and Western Europe, PTSA £230+
         
     (nothing above ⅓ cat., often much less)            ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      50     --; stockbook of m. & u. with Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany (inc. some W.Germany

         
     better used values, 1959 Beethoven m.s. u.m., DDR u.m. plus some c.t.o. sheets), couple of
         
     Greenland Pakke Portos, etc. (Many 100s) þ ..               ..                   ..            35.
      51     --; USSR stamps with opts. of Latvija (4), Pernau (6), Lietuva (8), Lietuva/Zarasai (1), and

         
     Vilnius (1), all-different u.m./m.m. Sold “as is”. ..               ..                   ..              8.
      52    
Foreign; two-volume New Ideal album (a bit worn and faded) for stamps up to about 1936.
         
     Fairly sparse, but some interest here and there. (100s) Also three New Age albums for
         
     foreign countries, but with very few stamps. þ ..               ..                   ..            50.
      53     --; stockalbum of dupl. material, generally in even quantities of sets or short sets. Mainly

         
     about 1920s-60s m. & u. (1,000s) þ              ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
      54     --; unusual seln. on a few stockcards of San Marino, Palestine, and Algeria, being between
         
     3 and 24 each of 32 different u.m. stamps, nearly all fine. S.t.c.£400.     ..            28.
      55     Middle East; 1950-65 small m.m. seln. of all-different sets of Saudi Arabia (15 stamps)
         
     and Yemen (24). (S.t.c.£180+ for u.m.)           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      56     Overseas; small colln. on pages of generally 1960s-80s m. & u. Comoros (68), Gabon
         
     (c.80), St. Thomas & Prince (34), Senegal (c.140), Somalia (61).          ..               ..                    12.
      57     Scandinavia; medium stockbook from some early to about 1970s used, and a Sweden
         
     1988/89 year book (cover marked). þ           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      58     Thematic; Birds; seln. of u.m. sets of Albania (4), Andorra (4), E.Germany (6, one of
         
     these m.m.), Bulgaria (2), Faroes (3), Alderney, Surinam. S.t.c.£100. Mainly fine, but some
         
     with toning.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
      59     --; --; packet of 100 different, generally modern c.t.o.       ..                   ..               ..                      2.
      60     --; Dinosaurs; packet of 50 different, generally modern c.t.o.                ..               ..                      3.
      61     --; Flags; packet of 50 different, generally modern c.t.o.   ..                   ..              2.
      62     --; Football; packet of 100 different, generally modern c.t.o.                 ..               ..                      2.
      63     --; Motorcycles; packet of 25 different, generally modern c.t.o.            ..               ..                      2.
      64     --; Olympics; packet of 100 different, generally modern c.t.o.               ..               ..                      2.
      65     --; Postal; largely m.m. (a few used) seln. of stamps for stamp centenaries, 1949 UPU,
         
     stamp exhibitions, and other postal themes, with nothing after 1970. Little dupl. Much
         
     Europe and Latin America, and inc. Belgium 1949 Centy. 50f (cat.£38.), Israel 1950 UPU
         
     set with half-tabs (£85. with full tabs), Italy 1949 UPU (£50.), San Marino 1949 UPU 300l
         
     (£23.). S.t.c.£900+ (c.790, 15 m.s.)                ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
      66     --; Railways and Locomotives; packet of 100 different, generally modern c.t.o.  3.
      67     --; Religion; a few stockleaves of world stamps showing the Madonna, plus a few others
         
     related. (c.400), with an empty album in which to mount them ! þ          ..               ..                    20.
      68     --; Triangular Stamps; packet of 25 different, generally modern c.t.o.  ..              2.
      69     --; World Wildlife Fund; two presentation albums of 1987-93 issues of various countries –
         
     17 different issues, each represented by u.m. set, set of FDCs, and set of maxi cards. þ               35.
      70     Covers; box with a varied batch of approx. 400+ mixed periods and types, the majority
         
     middle-modern. Much is standard, but numerous more unusual also. þ  ..            40.
      71     --; two cover albums of mainly commercially used 1960s/70s airletters from many countries

         
     inc. Australia, India, Jamaica, USA. (100s) þ  ..               ..                   ..            20.
      72     --; Europe; mainly 1960s-70s bundles of FDCs of Belgium (c.120) and France (c.150).

         
     Mixed condition (especially France, which has many toned, but still with many clean). þ               12.
      73     --; a few mixed FDCs of Brunei, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, China, etc. (38)               ..                    10.

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Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
      74     Perfins; pocket stockbook with c.350 UK and foreign, plus two packets of loose (several
         
     hundred, mainly UK).                   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
      75     --; mixed seln. of various countries and ages. Includes numbers of UK and USA plus fewer

         
     of mixed other countries, some Victoria (Aust.) on piece, five UK censor covers. (c.150)              20.
      76     --; packet of UK pre-QE (80), UK QE (150), and foreign (50).            ..               ..                    20.
     
Ü     --; see also Japan, U.S.A., UK
      77     Cinderella; small box of mainly German, Swiss, etc. letter seals (inc. some official), crests,
         
     and labels. (c.150)
þ                   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
     
Ü     --; see also German States (Saxony), Germany, Spain, USA (Locals), U.K.
      78     Forgeries; small stockbook with an interesting seln. of mainly late-19th Century forgeries.
         
     Largely Commonwealth plus a few foreign. (59)
þ           ..                   ..               ..                    30.
     
Ü     --; see also Italian States (Tuscany).


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      79     Literature; SG Stamps of the World catalogue 1999 edition (3 volumes), quite worn; also
         
     two other catalogues. þ               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
      80     --; SG Commonwealth catalogue 2000 (2 volumes).
þ   ..                   ..               ..                    10.
      81     --; Collect British Postmarks by Whitney (6th edition, 1993), a bit worn but often asked for;

         
     also four other books/cats. þ       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
      82     --; The Railway and Airway Letter Stamps of the British Isles 1891-1971 by H.T. Jackson,

         
     1979. þ                    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
      83     --; English & Welsh Postmarks Since 1840 by James A. Mackay, 1980.
þ         ..                      4.
      84     --; Penny Posts of Scotland by Auckland and Oxley, 1978.                 ..               ..                      3.
      85     --; Scots Local Cancellations by C.W. Meredith, 1953.                      ..               ..                      2.
      86     --; Philately in Scotland (magazine) complete from vol.1 no. 1 to November 1933. (18)               5.
      87     Supplies (Second-Hand); SG/Davo hingeless albums for Australia and A.A.T. 1913-2003,

         
     with some pages added. Four volumes (2 SG titled binders, 2 plain Davo). Good condition,
         
     but some signs of wear. (Current retail £273.) þ               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      88     --; thirteen various stockbooks and stockalbums, mixed types, sizes, and quality.
þ 22.
      89     --; five mixed Lighthouse, and two KA-BE, binders (mixed springback, peg-fitting, and post)

         
     with various GB pages. þ             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
      90     --; five Lindner ring binders with a mix of GB pages.
þ                          ..               ..                    30.
      91     --; big lot consisting of 21 various binders, some with used pages – some more expensive

         
     types included. þ      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      92     --; small contemporary printed album for the 1953 Coronation omnibus issue, unused and

         
     fine but for some minor spots at page edges. þ                 ..                   ..               ..                      5.
      93     --; SG Devon album with about 60 pages, a bundle of about 400 unnamed 4-ring quadrille

         
     pages, and a 1992/93 Stamps of the World cat. (2 vols., worn). þ       ..               ..                    15.
      94     --; four double-pocket cover albums (2 are SG Malvern, two others).
þ               ..                    16.
      95     --; Lindner hingeless printed album for Isle of Man 1989-96.
þ             ..               ..                    10.

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           Non-Philatelic Items
      96     Cigarette Cards; Players; 1913 Characters from Thackeray part set (24/25) mainly g./f.
         
     but three badly cut down. Cat.£31.                                   ..                   ..               ..                      8.
      97     Banknotes; Hong Kong; 1974 Mercantile Bank $100 unc. Krause 245 cat.$160. 24.
      98     --; Thailand; 1987 commem. 60b note – four EF/unc. examples, each with envelope of

         
     issue. Also a few coins.                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
      99     Postcards; accumulation in three large shoeboxes of mixed cards, almost all very modern,
         
     UK/foreign, used/unused. (Est. c.2,000) þ      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    100     --; Africa;
bundle of mixed countries, many N.African, and a few Aden seen also. (c.300) þ       40.
    101     --; Americas; bundle of Panama, Jamaica, W.Indies, and other Central America. (c.125)
þ        15.
    102     --; Asia; bundle of India and Ceylon, mainly unused. (c.150)
þ             ..               ..                    20.
    103     --; Australia; almost all unused, bundle of c.90 cards.
þ  ..                   ..            12.
    104     --; Austria; mixed bundle, mainly unused (c.155)
þ         ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    105     --; Czechoslovakia; unused and used bundle (c.80)
þ    ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    106     --; Europe; bundle of Greece and Turkey, unused. (c.110)
þ               ..               ..                    12.
    107     --; --; bundle of Gibraltar and Malta, nearly all unused. (c.135)
þ          ..               ..                    20.
    108     --; --; bundle of Eastern European countries (c.220)
þ     ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    109     --; --; shoebox of Belgium plus some Luxembourg, mainly unused. (c.500)
þ         ..                    50.
    110     --; Far East; bundle of c.160 Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, and others, almost all unused.
þ           24.
    111     --; France; large shoebox of mixed cards, mainly unused, and inc. some Monaco.
þ                    50.
    112     --; Germany; shoebox with about 600 mainly unused cards.
þ             ..               ..                    60.
    113     --; Italy; box with accumulation of c.520 cards, mainly unused.
þ         ..               ..                    60.
    114     --; Latin America; small box with loose mix, mainly unused (some with stamps removed),

         
     of mixed countries. (c.300) þ       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    115     --; Middle East; mainly unused mix of cards in box, with a few Tunisia also. (c.300)
þ               40.
    116     --; Netherlands; mixed box, mainly unused. (c.320)
þ                         ..               ..                    40.
    117     --; New Zealand; mixed bundle, nearly all unused. (c.70)
þ                 ..               ..                    12.
    118     --; Portugal and Colonies; bundle of approx. 200 cards, mainly unused.
þ           ..                    26.
    119     --; Russia; bundle of c.120, nearly all unused.
þ             ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    120     --; Scandinavia; box of loose cards of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden. (c.580)
þ       70.
    121     --; South Africa; unused and used bundle. (c.170)
þ      ..                   ..               ..                    26.
    122     --; Spain; mix in box inc. Majorca, and some Madeira also.  Mainly unused. (c.350)
þ                40.
    123     --; Switzerland; bundle of largely unused. (c.225)
þ        ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    124     --; Yugoslavia; bundle of cards, almost all unused. (c.160)
þ               ..               ..                    24.
    125     --; Comic; small album with a mix of McGill, Maurice, Spurgin, and many others (inc. one

         
     Louis Wain) inc. some relating to rationing, WW1, etc. Mixed condition. (c.35) þ 20.
     
***    --; see also UK Covers and Postal History.
     
***     Share Certificates; see Southern Rhodesia.
    126     Non-Philatelic Literature; Krause World Paper Money catalogues – 1996 edition of vol.2

         
     (1650-1960), and 1997 of vol.3 (1961-1997). þ            ..                   ..               ..                    15.

 

 

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Tuesday 28 February to Saturday 4 March; viewing of all lots at our shop, normal shop hours
                        (Tue 10-6, Wed 2-9, Thu 10-6, Fri 10-6, Sat 10-7).
Monday 6 March; large lots (marked “
þ” in the description); on view at auction venue 3pm-6.50pm.
                        smaller lots; on view at auction venue 5pm-6.50pm.

 

 



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           Classified by Country
    127     Aden; ranges of Aden, Aden States, S.Arabian Federation, and Mahra State. Mainly modern.
         
     S.t.c.£172. (old cat.) (305)           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    128     --; seln. of 29 Indian stamps (QV-KG5) with Aden pmks., plus same on one each of UK
         
     and Ceylon.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    129     Albania; 1925-28 m.m. air sets – 1925 (7), 1927 opt. (7), and 1928 Brindisi 5 values to 1f.
         
     S.t.c.£250.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    32.
    130     Algeria; 1924-75 m. & u. seln. on stockleaves, with light dupl. in places. Includes 1927
         
     Soldiers (13) l.m.m. (cat.£60.), 1939 Sahara Pioneers m.m. (4, £24.). S.t.c.£400. (c.450)            30.
    131     Antigua; 1884-87 2½d with the slanting base to "2" variety m.m. (quite heavily mounted).
         
     SG 27a cat.£160.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    132     --; 1908-17 2/- g./f.u., SG 50 cat.£90.            ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    133     Ascension; 1924-33 6d l.m.m., cat.£48.; also 4d and 1/- fair/good u., cat.£130.                         30.
    134     --; 1938-53 definitives m.m., apparently complete for SG-listed perf. varieties, comprising
         
     perf.13½ (13), perf.13 (13, plus extra 3d), and perf.14 (5, plus 1½d shade). Some gum
         
     toning. (S.t.c.£605. for u.m.). (33)                   ..               ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    135     Australian States;
colln. on pages of numeral postmarks (on loose stamps) of NSW (51),
         
     Queensland (25), and Victoria (76), plus a few other Victoria pmks. (16).               ..                    30.
    136     --; New South Wales; 1850 etc. View 2d, and 1851 etc. Laureatted 2d, 3d (2), 6d, all sound
         
     used. All appear ok, but sold "as is". High cat. (£100s)      ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    137     --; South Australia; 1902-4 1/- brown with tablet inscriptions in red-brown sound used, a
              little washed and grubby. Perf. 11¾ x 11½, SG 275c cat.£900. (in both the current SG
              Commonwealth and Australia catalogues, but this is well up on earlier years)             10. to 75.
    138     --; --; 1902-4 2/6 pale violet m.m. (slight gum on face). SG 276 cat.£42.                ..                    10.
    139     --; Victoria; 1896-99 "Stamp Duty" 15/- f.u., SG 350 cat.£55.             ..               ..                    15.
    140     Australia; small mixed lot with a little stockbook of mainly used, plus a few covers and
         
     airletters. (c.480, 35 covers).        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    141     --; Postage Dues; 1909-10 1d and 3d both m.m. (slight thins on 3d) with line perf. 12¼ x
         
     12½ (only listed in SG with comb perf.).          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    142     Austria; 1850-1919 mainly used colln. on pages with better values in the issues of 1850-54,
         
     1858-59, 1863, and 1874-80. Also some Lombardy & Venetia, and POs in Turkish Empire.
         
     Total s.t.c.£1,200. (excluding badly damaged or very cheap). (c.250)    ..        £100.
    143     --; 1850-64 mixed used seln. of the early issues with some dupl., s.t.c. c.£500. (17) 35.
    144     --; 1883-1902 seln. of defin values, plus 1910 Birthday odd values to 1k, and others, all
         
     m.m. S.t.c. €229. (60)                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    145     --; 1910 Birthday short set to 60h mixed mint (majority fine u.m.) (cat.£44.); also Austro-
         
     Hungarian POs in Turkish Empire 1867-1910 m. seln. (mainly fine u.m., a few m.m.) (12,
         
     cat.£13.90)               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    146     Austro-Hungarian Military Post; 1915-17 mainly f.u. seln., s.t.c.£55. (29)         ..                    12.
    147     Bahamas; 1884-90 1d (8), 2½d (26), 4d (3), and 6d (2) mainly used, plus m. & u. seln. of

         
     1921-37 defins to 1/- (36).           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    148     --; 1906-11 wmk. Mult. Crown CA set (4) m.m., SG 71-74 cat.£65.   ..               ..                    15.
    149     --; 1942 Landfall set (14) m.m./l.m.m. (cat.£70. for u.m.). ..                   ..            15.
    150     Bechuanaland; 1913-24 5/- (probably B.W. printing) m.m., centred to left (minor black
         
     mark at left is probably a little extraneous ink from opt.). SG 89 cat.£110.               ..                    30.
    151     --; Postage Dues; 1932-58 set (3) – four sets u.m., each set comprising ½d and 2d ord.
         
     paper, 1d chalky. Cat.£66.           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    152     Belgium; 1927-58 small m.m. seln. of defins (inc. 1958 Baudouin 7f50, 9f) and commems.
         
     S.t.c.£270. (27, 3 m.s.)                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    153     --; small colln. of c.150 railway parcel stamps.
þ              ..                   ..               ..                      5.

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    154     Bermuda; 1924-32 10/- good spacefiller, probably a cleaned fiscal, with small part gum,
         
     no apparent cancel, and diffused green print.    ..               ..                   ..            10.
    155     --; 1938-53 10/- perf.14 l.m.m., SG 119a (cat.£225. for u.m.)              ..               ..                    30.
    156     --; 1938-53 12/6 SG 120b m.m. (cat.£95. for u.m.)         ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    157     Bhutan; 1962-89 small m.m./u. colln. (106)    ..               ..                   ..              5.
    158     Bosnia and Herzegovina; 1879-1918 nice little m. & u. colln. on a few pages, all identified
         
     by SG nos. Any dupl. are shades or postmarks. S.t.c.£163. (124)         ..               ..                    35.
    159     British Guiana; 1860-63 4c, 12c (2 colours), 24c, and 1863-76 perf.12½ 8c (plus another
         
     8c reperforated) average sound used. Minimum cat.£247. ..                   ..            20.
    160     --; 1876-79 wmk. Crown CC perf.14 4c, 6c, and 12c average m.mint (small stain on 12c).
         
     SG 128, 129, 131, cat.£245.        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    161     British Honduras; 1872-79 wmk. Crown CC perf.12½ 3d red-brown good/fine used. SG 7
         
     cat.£75.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    162     British Occupation of Italian Colonies; Somalia; 1943 EAF short set to 1/- m.m. (a little
         
     toned), 1948 BMA set (11) m.m. (some toning), and 1950 BA set (11) m.m. (toning and
         
     faults). (Cat.£53. for u.m.)            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      7.
    163     British Solomon Islands; 1907 ½d, 1d (thin), 2d, and 2½d (small thin) g./f.u., plus 5d
         
     unused (no gum), and 1/- m.m. Cat.£236.        ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    164     --; 1914-23 3d fine used. SG 28 cat.£85.        ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    165     Burundi; 1962-82 m.m. & u. colln. on pages, s.t.c.£57. (old cat.) (c.320)              ..                    10.
    166     Cameroun; 1960-86 m.m. & u. colln. on pages, s.t.c.£51. (old cat.) (c.175)          ..                      8.
    167     Canada; Newfoundland; 1919 Contingent set (12) fair/fine m.m. (10c very poor), SG
         
     130-141 cat.£120.    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    168     --; --; 1937 Coron. (long set) seln. of 7 m. & u. values inc. 24c SG 265d u.m. (cat.£28.)              10.
    169     Canada; 1897 Jubilee ½c, 1c, 2c, 3c, 5c, and 10c m.m., cat.£177.       ..               ..                    40.
    170     --; 1897-98 ½c (2), 1c, 2c, 3c, 10c, plus 5c 3-strip g./f.u., cat.£75. Also unused 2c p.stat.
              postcard of same type.                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    171     --; 1898-1902 ½c (2), 1c (2), 2c purple (5), red (2), 3c, 5c (4), 6c, 8c (3), 10c, 20c all used.
         
     A mix of quality but inc. some f./v.f. (the 6c one of the finest). Cat.£200+                ..                    24.
    172     --; 1922-31 imperf. x perf.8 3c Die I m.m. pair. SG 258, cat.£60. each = £120.     ..                    30.
    173     Cayman Islands; 1912-20 ½d, 1d, 2½d, 3d (2), 6d, and 1/-, each in g./f.u. fourblock, a few
         
     with faults. Cat.£312. ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            45.
    174     --; 1912-20 3d, 1/-, 2/-, 3/- f.u., some with paper remains on back. Cat.£126.       ..                    30.
    175     Central African Republic; 1959-89 m.m. & u. colln. on pages, s.t.c.£57. (old cat.) (c.170)       10.
    176     Ceylon; 1857-64 imperf. ½d (probably the reddish-lilac on blued paper) g.u., four margins
         
     (close at right), couple of minor faults/blemishes. SG 16/17, cat.£475./£190.                                 24.
    177     Chad; 1959-84 m.m. & u. colln. on pages, s.t.c.£60. (old cat.) (c.250) ..              8.
    178     Colombia; SCADTA; 1923-28 top four values (1p to 5p) with "EU" overprints m.m. (sheet
              interleaving adherence).                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
     
***     Congo; see Zaïre.
    179     Congo Republic; 1959-93 small mainly c.t.o. colln., s.t.c.£47. (old cat.) (c.165)   7.
    180     Cook Islands; 1921-23 or 1926 QV 2/-, 2/6 (small thin), 5/-, and 10/- l.m.m./m.m., cat.£143.   40.
    181     --; 1935 S.Jubilee seln. of the overprint varieties on both Cook Is. and Niue (10), plus

         
     normal issues, and five m. & u. Niue/Raratonga with the “double derrick” flaws.   22.
    182     --; Aitutaki; 1903-11 1/- (birds) perf.11 m.m., SG 7 cat.£50.              ..               ..                    12.
    183     Cyprus; 1902-4 wmk. Crown CA 18pi very lightly m.m. (SG 58 cat.£80); also 1904-10
         
     wmk. Mult. Crown CA 12 pi l.m.m. (SG 69, £26.)           ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    184     Czechoslovakia; Czechoslovak Army in Siberia; 1919-20 seln. of 25k m. (1 imperf., 2
         
     perf.), 50k perf. (5 m., 1 u.), and 1k perf. (1 m., 1 u.). Cat.£165., but sold “as is”. 15.
    185     Dahomey; 1960-96 (therefore inc. Benin) m.m. & u. small colln., s.t.c.£63. (c.150) 8.
    186     Danzig; 1923 50,000m (SG 132, Michel 154) in full u.m. sheet of 100, with the grey
         
     network background missing, mainly v.fine (variety cat. €15. each = €1,500.)          ..                    50.
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    187     Denmark; 1871-1942 mainly used seln. of officials (17), newspaper stamps (17), and parcel
         
     (13). S.t.c.£350.        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    188     Djibouti; 1978-91 small mainly c.t.o. colln., s.t.c.£84. (old cat.) (c.215)                 ..                      5.
    189     Dominica; 1907-8 2½d fair u. (SG 40, cat.£21.), 1908-21 2/6 m.m. (SG 53c, £25.), 1921-22
         
     2/- g.u. (SG 69, £90.), 2/6 g./f.u. (SG 70, £95.).              ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    190     Equatorial Guinea; colln. on pages of modern c.t.o. material (c.420 different)                               6.
    191     Ethiopia; 1894-1988 quite a useful m. & u. colln. on pages. A good general coverage,
         
     strongest about 1955-76 where there are numerous m.m. sets. S.t.c.£660. (old cat.) (c.990)         80.
    192     Finland;
early to modern used colln. on printed pages and stockleaves. Starts with four roul-
              ettes (poor to fine), some
useful 1930s/40s, and mixed others. S.t.c.£1,000+ (c.400+)             £100.
    193     --; 1860-71 used seln. of the rouletted issues, comprising two each of 5p, 8p, 10p (one of
         
     these unu.), 40p, and four of 20p. Condition generally fair/good with about average teeth.
         
     S.t.c.£1,300.             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    194     France; 1849-70 used seln. of imperf. Napoléon (7) and Cérès (9) types. Very high catal-
         
     ogue, but mixed quality.                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    195     --; 1936 Air short set to 3f50 attractive u.m. marginal. All with some gum toning, very
         
     slight adhesion on gum of 2f50, small spot on gum of 3f. SG 534-9 cat.£142.          ..                    24.
    196     --; 1937 National Museums 30c u.m. (centred slightly to right, very minor crease), 55c u.m.
         
     (badly pulled perf at top). Cat.£60. each.         ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    197     --; 1952 National Relief set (6) u.m. lower marginal, cat.£32.                 ..               ..                    10.
    198     --; 1954 National Relief set (6) u.m. (one toned perf on 12f), cat.£100. ..            22.
    199     --; 1956 National Relief set (6) in f.u. fourblocks, cat.£140. Small faults in three or four
         
     stamps.   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    200     --; bound annual volumes of Notices Philatéliques for 1982, 1984-86, 1988-90, and similar
         
     for French Andorra 1984, and 1986-90. (13)
þ              ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    201     France and Colonies; odd seln. of u.m. multiples of France 1946 (5 diff. stamps, mainly in
         
     sheets of 50, some split perfs, total c.440 stamps), and Réunion 1960s issues inc. Red Cross
         
     (multiples x11 to x27, total = 185 stamps) (625)               ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    202     --; folder of mixed pages of mainly used middle to modern, with much of the mint stuck
         
     down, but still a moderate range. (c.1,000)      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    203     --; stockcard with some Colonial general issues (p.dues etc.), plus a few normal France.
         
     Poor to fine. (57)       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    204     French Colonies and Post Offices; 1891-1942 (approx.) m. & u. seln. of Indo-Chinese
         
     POs in China (100, inc. Chungking, Kwangchow, Mengtsz, Pakhoi, Yunnanfu), Crete (12),
         
     Tangier (27), Port Said (24), Zanzibar (1), and Morocco (193). S.t.c.£1,000+ (361)               £100.
    205     --; 1906-69 m.m. seln. (a few used) of Ubangui-Chari (18), Upper Senegal/Niger (12),
         
     Upper Volta (12, inc. 1965 air 500f l.m.m. cat.£28.), Wallis and Futuna (117, inc. 1930-40
         
     m.m. set of 42 cat.£100), etc.       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    206     --; 1935 W.Indies Tercentenary u.m. sets of Fr. Guiana, Guadeloupe, and Martinique (one
         
     tone spot). Cat.£170.                                      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    207     --; Chad; 1922-30 mainly m.m. seln. on two pages, inc. 1931 Colonial Exhib. set (4, cat.
         
     £15.). Mainly fine, a few faults. S.t.c.£380. (85)                ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    208     --; Congo; 1907-36 mainly m.m. seln., probably all-different, and inc. 1931 Colonial Exhib.
         
     set (4, cat.£19.). S.t.c.£280., majority fine. (118)              ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    209     --; Dahomey; 1901-41 m.m. & u. seln. inc. 1931 Colonial Exhib. set (4) m.m. (cat.£19.),
         
     1933 1f25 f.u. (£18.). Also a few other Colonies. S.t.c.£290. (c.145, 1 m.s.)          ..                    24.
    210     --; French Polynesia; 1958-78 u.m. seln. (nearly all fine) inc. sets. S.t.c.£225. (43) 30.
    211     --; --; 1968 Gauguin The Meal 200f and 1969 Napoleon 100f, each u.m. plus f.u., and each
         
     with crease (minor to medium). SG 87 (cat.£38., £50.), SG 101 (£80., £120.)       ..                    24.


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    212     French Colonies and POs; French Polynesia; 1974 Paintings (4th series) set (5) in u.m.
         
     pairs (the 20f pair split and with minor tone spots on top perfs). Generally one fine of each
         
     value, plus one with fault of some type. SG 189-93 cat.£380.                ..               ..                    40.
    213     --; Saint Pierre and Miquelon; 1891-1964 m. & u. range on a couple of stockleaves inc.
         
     some reasonable medium values, but some mixed condition. S.t.c.£350+ (199)                             35.
     
***     --; see also some former colonies listed under their own names (Burundi, Cameroun,
         
     Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Dahomey, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Ivory Coast,
         
     Malagasy, Mali, Mauretania, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Upper Volta)
    214     Gambia; attractive m. & u. range of the 1880-93 type comprising ½d (14), 1d (5), 2d (3),
         
     2½d (11), 3d (3), 4d (9), 6d (6), and 1/- (4). Also two forgeries.          ..               ..                £100.
    215     German States; Hanover; 1850-64 small m. & u. seln. (14 different) s.t.c.£800+ 40.
    216     --; Mecklenburg Strelitz; 1864 ⅓ sgr. f.u. SG 3 cat.£1,500., small Stolow certification
         
     mark on reverse. Looks ok, but sold "as is".     ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    217     --; Saxony; 1851 arms and portrait designs, each without value, printed on white paper
         
     with caption Entwurf für eine Briefmarke (cut from printer’s advertising ?).           ..                      4.
    218     Germany; 1853-1958 (approx.) two pages with a high catalogue seln. of m. & u. odds from
         
     several areas from States onwards. Most stamps cat.£5+, and sometimes with some dupl.
         
     Some faults. S.t.c.£600+ (74)       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    219     --; small bundle of pages with largely duplicated used lot, the majority around inflation
         
     period, plus earlier (and a few Hungary). (c.2,500+)         ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    220     --; 1934-68 (approx.) m.m. and used seln. in small stockbook, with no apparent dupl. Much
         
     W.Berlin and W.Germany. S.t.c.£850+ but mixed quality. (261)
þ       ..               ..                    40.
    221     --; 1936 Summer Olympics set stuck to folded souvenir sheet (not cancelled), plus three
              lowest values on two covers cancelled Stadium 1.8.36 (a bit unfresh). Cat.£19 for stamps as
              m.m. or used.            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
    222     --; 1944 Deutsche Reichspost greetings telegram Berlin to Stuttgart – artistic cover wedding
         
     design with gnomes/elves. Probably a reproduction.          ..                   ..               ..                      2.
    223     --; 1945 Feldpost cover with stamp SG M805a overprinted
INSELPOST diagonally, cancelled
         
     Feldpost 19.1.45. Michel 10b (cat. €1,300 on cover). Numerous faults (inc. that corner of
         
     envelope is torn off and reattached).                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    224     --; British and American Zones; 1948 Buildings set (missing 15pf orange) mainly u.m.,
         
     cat. c.£200.               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    225     --; West Germany; 1949-82 colln. on printed leaves of used (1949-82) and u.m. (1952-68).
         
     Sparse, but inc. a few better charity used odds. (c.860, 8 m.s.)
þ          ..               ..                    22.
    226     --; Soviet Zone/East Germany; 1945-68 (approx.) m.m. & u. ranges on pages and in
         
     packet, fairly complete and inc. many of the better values. S.t.c.£900+ (c.1,075)  60.
    227     --; West Berlin; 1948 black opt. 40pf, 50pf, 84pf f.u., plus a piece with 25pf pair and 60pf
         
     with machine cancel. Cat.£276.     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    228     --; Cinderella; air labels of 1912 Margareten-Volksfestes 50pf grey-blue fine u.m., Michel
         
     4a cat.€65.; and 1930 Regensburg 10pf label (creased), Mi.18b cat.€25.               ..                    12.
    229     --; --; c. 1939-43 dupl. seln. of savings/subscription labels (c.150)         ..               ..                      8.
    230     --; --; Aschaffenburg 1946 unissued perforated set of three in u.m. marginal pairs (mounted
         
     on margins). Michel I, II, III, cat.€1,518. (= £1,000+)
[view image] ..                   ..        £100.
    231     German POs and Colonies; a good and valuable collection on Lindner pages in album,
         
     representing a decent cross-section of issues, plus a number of duplicates (these almost
         
     always of the cheaper stamps), and comprising China (69, s.t.c.£735.), Morocco (102,
         
     £570.), Levant (94, £1,045.), New Guinea (18, £275.), East Africa (45, £960.), South West
         
     Africa (53, £350.), Cameroon (34, £270.), Caroline Is. (25, £200.), Kiautschou (23, £125.),
         
     Mariana Is. (13, £330.), Marshall Is. (8, £95.), Samoa (7, £85.), and Togo (10, £45.).
         
     Condition on the whole is good to fine, though some do have faults.
þ   ..        £750.

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    232     Grenada; 1875 1/- surcharge good used with the inverted "S" variety. Decent sound
         
     condition though with somewhat unclear postmark, and with two or three small spots of
         
     toning. SG 13c, cat.£500. [view image]        ..                  ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    233     Guinea (Republic); 1959-88 collection on pages, mainly c.t.o. but some m.m. earlier, s.t.c.
         
     £116. (old cat.) (c.500)                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    234     --; 1959-80 u.m. seln. inc. imperfs, m.s., and appendix issues, no dupl., mainly complete
         
     thematic sets. S.t.c.£300. (173, 18 m.s.)          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    235     Guinea-Bissau; 1983-89 c.t.o. colln. on pages. (c.290)                       ..               ..                      5.
    236     Honduras; 1925 air overprint on 50c (heavy m.m., two New York certification marks plus
              pencil signature) and 1p (heavy m.m., small thin). SG 233-4, cat.£1,200., but sold "as is", as
         
     many forgeries exist.  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            24.
    237     Hong Kong; 1863-1992 (approx.) m.m. and used seln. on stockleaves with some useful
         
     dupl. Includes 1948 S.Wedding $10. u. (crease), 1954 QE defin set (14) m.m., other defin
         
     high values, and a number of complete commem sets. S.t.c.£1,370. (c.240)            ..                £100.
    238     --; 1863-1987 used seln. on stockleaves, mainly KG6/QE with some slight dupl. S.t.c.£500.
         
     (c.240)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    239     --; 1876-77 16c on 18c fine unused. Centred to lower left, and with small corner crease,
         
     quite possibly regummed, one tiny scratch on surface. SG 20, cat.£2,250. (for m.m.)
[view image]  £100.
    240     --; 1946 Victory 30c l.m.m. with the "extra stroke" variety. SG 169a (cat.£70. for u.m.)               12.
    241     --; 1963 Red Cross 10c u.
m. sheet of 50, but toned. Cat.£200.             ..               ..                    12.
    242     --; Postage Due; 1923-46 l.m.m./m.m. seln., s.t.c.£150+ (10), mainly fine.            ..                    30.
    243     --; Booklets; 1975 $5 bkt., SG SB13 cat.£70.                ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    244     Iceland;
1876-95 mainly used seln. of aur values, with line perf.12½ 5a (fake cancel,
         
     thinned, cat.£550.), plus various perf.14 x 13½ values from both the 1876-95 and 1882-95
         
     issues. High total cat. (s.t.c.£1,700+), but mixed quality. (19)                 ..               ..                    75.
    245     --; 1930 Parliamentary short set to 50a g./f.u. (the 15a m.m., a few odd short perfs), and the
         
     matching air 10a f.u. Cat.£191.     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    246     India; 1949 defin set (16) u.m. Couple of blemishes on lower values, and the 15r with mild
         
     crease. SG 309-324, cat.£110.    ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
     
***   --; see also Aden.
    247     Indian States; Idar; 1944 4a complete booklet (8 panes of 4), stamps mainly fine, cover
         
     poor.
Cat.£120.        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    248     --; Patiala; 1912-26 3p u.m. pair, one stamp showing the “Rs” variety. SG 48ca cat.£29.              8.
    249     Indonesia; 1950-94 m. & u. colln. on pages, starting with a few United States of Indonesia.

         
     Many m.m. sets in the 1950s-70s. Also a few South Moluccas and West Irian. Total s.t.c.
         
     £530. (old cat.) (c.1,120)             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    250     --; Sumatra; 1946-47 small but useful unused (no gum) colln. of 37 different, s.t.c.£125.              24.
    251     Ireland; 1922-79 used colln. in album with a fair number of complete sets and higher

         
     values. S.t.c. c.£750. (c.420) Also small stockbook with some dupl. þ ..            75.
    252     Israel; 1949 Jewish New Year set (3) u.m. with “half tabs” (i.e. stamp plus label with inscr-
         
     iption, but not sheet selvedge), pencil marks on gum of labels. (Cat.£800. for full tabs)                  20.
    253     Italian States; Naples; 1858 20g lake (or oxidised rose ?) g.u. with four margins, with part
         
     wmk., and appears genuine, but sold “as is”. SG 6/6A, cat.£1,300./£600.               ..                    20.
    254     --; Tuscany; 1851-52 60c “used”, almost certainly a Fournier forgery, but a decent space-
         
     filler of a very scarce stamp (cat.£18,000.).      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    255     --; --; 1860 10c (2), 20c (4), 40c (2) used, mainly fair/fine, cat.£596.    ..            24.
    256     Italy; 1921-34 used seln. inc. SG E122 (cat.£25.), 1921-42 set of 22 (£35.), and 1933 Holy
         
     Year set (£44.). Some light dupl. S.t.c.£450+ (89)            ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    257     --; 1944-45 10c (SG 624) u.m. corner fourblock, each with red overprint “
P.S.I./MANTOVA/
         
      + 1,90”.    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.

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    258     Italian Colonies and POs; Eritrea 1908-29 m.m. seln. inc. SG nos. 98, 126, Somalia
         
     1926-30 m.m. values inc. SG 96, 99. Mainly fine, a little toning. S.t.c.£300+ (13) 35.
    259     --; Post Offices in Turkish Empire; 1887 large piece with Italy 1879-82 50c tied by
         
     “3862” numeral cancel (of Massawa, Eritrea), plus registration label “R/
ITALIA/5,396/
         
      Massaua (Mar Rosso)”, and poor Massaua c.d.s.             ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    260     Ivory Coast; 1959-84 small m. & u. colln., s.t.c.£39. (old cat.) (c.145)                 ..                      5.
    261     Japan; 1921 Japanese Post set (4) mounted mint, a bit toned (the 1½s slightly poorer). SG
               202-5 cat.c.£270.     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    262     --; 1921-50 mint seln. (mainly u.m.) inc. 1921 Post Anniv. 4s (toning), 1939 Red Cross set,
               1949 UPU 24y (2), etc. Cat.£168. (18)          ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    263     --; Perfins; seln. in packet (c.180)                  ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    264     Kenya Uganda and Tanganyika; 1890-95 4r g.u. (slight grubby mark, SG 18, cat.£45.), 5r
         
     f.u. (SG 19, £70., with portion of sheet wmk., couple of short perfs).     ..            20.
    265     --; 1897-1903 20r used but with indeterminate cancel. Small rub near top, short perf. at foot.
               SG 98 (cat.£750. m., £1,600. u.)  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    266     --; 1904-7 KE7 4r m.m. (SG 29 cat.£75.), and 1921-22 KG5 5r m.m. (SG 74, cat.£150., very
         
     minor imperfections). ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            40.
    267     --; 1935 KG5 defin 1/- perf. 13x12 good used, centred high. Couple of quite minor imperf-
         
     ections. Scarce variety. SG 118a cat.£120.      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    268     --; 1938-54 2/- perf.13¼, 2/- perf.14, and £1 perf.14, all l.m.m., SG 146, 146a, 150a (cat.
         
     £203. for u.m.)          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    269     Korea (South); 1946-49 cigar box with used bundleware – 36 bundles each of 100 used
         
     covering about 15 different stamps inc. SG 89/90. S.t.c.£2,500. (3,600)
þ            ..                    40.
    270     Kuwait; 1945 opt. set (13) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£70. for u.m.), small faults on 3a, 12a. 15.
    271     Leeward Islands; 1912-22 2/6 l.m.m., 1921-32 2/- m.m., 3/- l.m.m. (toned), 4/- l.m.m.
         
     (couple short perfs), and 5/- l.m.m. (tiny thin). Cat.£82½.  ..                   ..            12.
    272     Liberia; 1880-1982 largely used colln. on pages, s.t.c.£121. (old cat.) (c.450)       ..                    15.
    273     Libya; 1951-88 m. & u. colln. on pages, the strongest part being a run of m.m. sets about
               1968-76 (incomplete). S.t.c.£164. (old cat.) (c.580)         ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    274     Luxembourg; 1852-1949 m.m. and used colln. on leaves inc. officials and p.dues. Has
               been picked at some time but many slightly better still available. (c.290, 4 m.s.)    45.
    275     Malagasy Republic; 1959-92 m. & u. colln. on pages. s.t.c.£78. (old cat.) (c.225)                    12.
    276     Malaya; Straits Settlements; 1867-72 6c dull lilac in u.m. corner marginal fourblock.
               Serious creases on lower pair, the upper pair much better though with some marks on gum.
               SG 13, cat.£340.       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    277     --; --; 1867-72 96c perf.12½ (SG 19a, cat.£225.), and 1892-99 $5 (SG 105, cat.£250.), both
         
     used spacefillers.        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    278     Maldive Islands; 1963 Fish, FfH, and Red Cross sets u.m., cat.£32. Also 3 earlier.                     8.
    279     Mali; 1959-89 m.m. & u. colln. on pages, s.t.c.£109. (old cat.) (c.220)                 ..                    12.
    280     --; 1960-74 mint seln. (u.m. from about 1970) on stockleaves, mainly complete sets with no
               dupl. S.t.c.£240. (164, 3 m.s.)      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    28.
    281     Mauretania; 1960-84 small mainly m.m. & c.t.o. colln., s.t.c.£31. (old cat.) (89)  5.
    282     Mauritius; 1902 overprinted 2r50 fine m.m. SG 162 cat.£90.              ..               ..                    24.
    283     --; 1910 KE7 2r50 and 5r g./f.u., SG 193-4, cat.£165.    ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    284     Mexico; 1944-46 "S.H.C.P." wmk. 15c postage m.m. with small thin, but scarce. SG 714
         
     cat.£170.                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    285     Monaco; 1885-1956 m. & u. colln. on a few printed leaves. Scattered but with useful odds
         
     here and there – most value in early defins inc. 1885 set to 25c mixed m./u. (c.100) 30.
    286     --; 1885 75c fine m.m., SG 8 cat.£225.           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    287     --; 1939 Stadium 10f l.m.m., centred left. SG 198 cat.£80. ..                  ..            15.
    288     --; 1948 Bosio air set (4) – the 15+25f u.m., others l.m.m. (cat.£51½ for u.m.)       ..                    10.
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    289     Mongolia; 1924-91 large m. & u. collection on pages. A mix of used odds, c.t.o., many
         
     m.m. sets in 1965-76 period, etc. S.t.c.£740. (old cat.) (c.1,750)          ..               ..                    75.
    290     Montserrat; 1876-83 6d green m.m., SG 2 cat.£70.       ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    291     Mozambique; 1924 postcard to S.Africa with Cérès 2½c and 30c (with “Fenda” flaw in
              upper frame).             ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    292     Myanmar; 1998-2000 Musical Instruments set (missing 10k) in u.m. corner fourblocks.
         
     Cat.£444. (5 blocks = 20 stamps)                   ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    293     Nauru; 1916-23 2d Die II m.m. SG 5 cat.£70.                ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    294     Nepal; 1899-1992 m. & u. colln. on pages, nearly all different, and s.t.c.£476. (old cat.)
         
     (c.590)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    295     Netherlands; 1852-63 King William 5c (1 4-margin, 1 close 4-margin, 1 4-margin but with
         
     small faults), 10c (3, all 4-margin, close to wide), and 15c (1, reasonable 4-margin).
         
     Cat.£259. (7)            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    296     --; 1924-30 fine selection of the Numeral and Wilhelmina defins with interrupted perfor-
         
     ations, fine used. S.t.c.£300. (36 different)       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    297     --; 1925, 1926, and 1927 Child Welfare sets with both ordinary and interrupted perforations,
         
     all f.u. (except 1927 ord. perf. 2c is m.m., 7½c blunt corner). Cat.£167. (22)          ..                    35.
    298     --; 1931 Gouda Church set (2), and 1932 Tourism set (4) f.u. (some c.t.o.), cat.£75.                   15.
    299     --; Postage Dues; 1870-1910 small used seln., s.t.c.£150+ (11)          ..               ..                    16.
    300     Netherlands and Colonies; two remainder folders of Netherlands, and folders of pages also
         
     inc. Colonies. Much dupl., little after 1970. (100s)
þ        ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    301     Netherlands Colonies; 1864-1938 (approx.) m. & u. seln. of Curaçao (57) and Netherlands
         
     Indies (164), little dupl. S.t.c.£250+ (221)       ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    302     --; Netherlands Indies; dupl. used mainly defins on pages. (c.250)      ..               ..                    10.
    303     New Guinea; 1915-23 useful m. & u. seln. of the NWPI overprints in a variety of values to
         
     2/-, 5/-, 10/-, and £1. Mint generally fine m.m., the used with a variety of cancels - postal,
              "
CANCELLED/NAURU", and Radio Station rubber stamps on the high values. (47) 75.
    304     --; 1925-28 ½d to 5/- (missing the later 1½d) unused (little or no gum), fine but for a couple
         
     of small faults (thin on 2d, stain on 2½d). SG 125-134, cat.£125.          ..               ..                    20.
    305     New Hebrides; French; 1963-72 defin set (16) u.m., SG F110-125 cat.£85., just a few
         
     minor tone spots; also the equivalent English language set, but with more toning.    15.
    306     New Zealand; 1977, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, and 1985 Collectors Packs. Face value
         
     approx. $41. (= c.£15.80.)           ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    13.
    307     --; Officials; 1938-51 nine different KG6 small defins in m.m./u.m. fourblocks (cat.£219.
         
     for u.m.).                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    308     Niger; 1959-89 small m.m. & u. colln., s.t.c.£30. (old cat.) (c.105)       ..               ..                      5.
    309     Northern Rhodesia; 1946 Victory 1½d perf. 13½ f.u. fourblock and two f.u. singles. SG
         
     46a cat. £12. each = £72.             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    310     Nyasaland; 1908-53 mixed mint seln. s.t.c.£39. (33)       ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    311     Pakistan; Bahawalpur; 1948-49 postage issues complete, plus most of the officials,
         
     mounted mint. (Cat. approx.£296. for u.m.) (60)               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    312     Philippines; 1899-1943 small mainly u. colln., s.t.c.£30. (old cat.) (c.155)             ..                      5.
    313     --; 1946-90 mainly used (some m.m.) colln. of c.1,000 different on pages. S.t.c.£334. (old
         
     cat.)       ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    314     Portugal; 1853-66 used seln. of early imperf issues. Includes 1866-67 10r yellow g.u. Total
         
     s.t.c.£300., mixed quality. (11)      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    315     --; remainder club book with seln. PTSA £75. (the earlier issues usually at 10% cat., later
         
     inc. 1950 Holy Year 5e f.u., 1952 St. Francis set u.m./l.m.m.)                ..               ..                    26.
    316     Qatar; 1957-59 set (12) l.m.m., 2r, 5r, 10r in f.u. vert. pairs type I (the 2r pair with tear and
              creases), 1960 set (7) l.m.m., and a few others. Cat.£46.                       ..               ..                      8.

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    317     Rhodesia; 1905 British Association set (6) mint in varied condition. 2/6 fair m.m., 5/-
         
     decent but part gum, others with some creases. Cat.£200. ..                   ..            30.
    318     Romania; 1941 Spanish Legionaries m.s. f.u. with first day cancel in small souvenir folder.
         
     Slight marks. Cat.£55.                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    319     Russia; four m.m. stamps of 1914 War Charity set, each overprinted “ОБРАЗЕЦЪ” (=
         
     “Obrazyets” ?); and another stamp.                  ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
    320     Rwanda; 1962-84 m.m. & u. colln. on pages, s.t.c.£33. (old cat.) (c.360)              ..                      7.
    321     Saint Helena; 1864-80 perf.12½ 6d ultramarine good sound used. SG 16a cat.£80.                   15.
    322     --; 1912-16 8d f.u. (some light pencil marks on reverse). SG 78 cat.£50.                ..                    12.
    323     Saint Lucia; 1936 defin set (12) m.m. – some heavy mounts, and a little toned. SG 113-124,
         
     cat.£65.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    324     Saint Vincent; 1937 Coronation set (3) perforated horseshoe
SPECIMEN, mainly unmounted,
         
     a little toned. SG 146s-148s, cat.£65.              ..               ..                   ..               ..                    16.
    325     Samoa; 1886-1900 four different g./f.u. values, s.t.c.£120+ (also poorer 1/-).        ..                    20.
    326     --; 1914-32 opts. on QV postal fiscals (probably mixed issues) 2/- l.m.m., 2/6 m.m., 3/-
         
     poorer m.m., £1 l.m.m. (corner crease), plus 5/- used. Minimum cat.£103.              ..                    20.
    327     --; 1935-42 10/- l.m.m. SG 191 cat.£55.        ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    328     Senegal; 1964-79 small stockbook with u.m. seln. inc. some imperfs., two “foil” stamps.
         
     S.t.c.£230. (c.180, 5 m.s.)            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    329     Seychelles; 1912-16 defin set (11) m.m./l.m.m., a few with some toning, SG 71-81, cat.£80.
         
     Small spot on 1r50.   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    330     Singapore; 1948-2004 stockbook with dupl. (sometimes up to 60x) used ranges inc. defins
         
     up to $1 and many higher denomination commems, some recent c.t.o. m.s. (Many 100s)
         
     Also a few used airletters/air envelopes of Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.
þ 45.
    331     --; 1949-73 seln. of m.m. commem sets on stockleaf (cat. c.£167. for u.m.) (79 stamps)              15.
    332     --; post office year books for 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997.
þ           ..                    30.
    333     --; 1999-2004 seln. of unaddressed illus. FDCs, inc. of m.s.s (43 different).            ..                    12.
    334     --; Booklets; 1994-2001 (approx.) seln. of 23 different mint booklets inc. greetings and self-
         
     adhesive.                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    335     Somalia; 1950 u.m. multiples of 1c, 3c, and 5c parcel post, and 1c, 2c, and 5c postage dues,
         
     inc. complete sheets (folded), some faults/toning. (Total 674 dues, 994 parcel pairs) 30.
    336     Somaliland; 1904 2r fine m.m., SG 42 cat.£40.               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    337     South Africa; Natal; 1891 2½d on 4d with the "TWOPENGE" variety, l.m.m., SG 109a
         
     cat.£50.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    338     South Africa; 1941-46 War Effort set (7 pairs, 2 singles) – six mint sets, at least half u.m.,
         
     all in pairs where appropriate, and mainly in blocks. (Cat.£390. for u.m.)                 ..                    40.
    339     Southern Rhodesia; 1931 certificate for 60 shares in Q.Q. Mines Ltd., with 5/- and 3d post-
         
     age and revenue stamps (SG 18, 27) at corner, cancelled Assistant Magistrate’s datestamp.            6.
    340     South West Africa; 1935-36 and 1938 (both) Voortrekker sets in m.m. pairs – some bends
         
     on first set. (Cat.£137. for u.m.)    ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    341     Spain; six different
PRO BENEFICENCIA HUÉVAR labels, each in u.m. fourblock, one block
         
     having one label tête-bêche.          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    342     Sudan; 1897-1988 m. & u. on pages inc. quite a number of 1964-76 m.mint sets. S.t.c.£135.
         
     (old cat.) (114)          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    343     Surinam; 1890-1900 Numeral 2c (4 shades), and 1892-93 Wilhelmina 12 ½c (3 shades),
         
     all imperf. on ungummed white paper, some small faults.    ..                   ..            12.
    344     --; 1892-93 part set (missing 25c) m.m., quite fresh but typical perfs. Cat.£85.                             10.
    345     Swaziland; 1937 Coronation set (3) perforated horseshoe SPECIMEN – 1d mounted, others
         
     unmtd., some tone spots. SG 25s-27s, cat.£75.                ..                   ..               ..                    18.
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    346     Sweden; a mix of pages (from different collections), stockleaves, dealers’ sales pages, and
         
     club book remainders, with early to modern mint and used. Includes a few earlies, quite a
         
     number of decent values, some later sets, and so on. Well worth attention, sorting, and
         
     picking over, and condition on the whole good/fine. (100s) ..                   ..        £100.
    347     --; 1855-58 Tre Skill. Bco. green used. No better than spacefiller quality, but of a scarce
         
     stamp. SG 1a cat.£2,250.             ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    348     --; selection on stockleaf with some very useful used 3+3 and 3+4 pairs around 1938-41,
         
     and other odds. (c.55 items)         ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    349     --; 1855-1999 moderate used range on stockleaf, covering all periods and with numerous
         
     medium/better values. Marked as being “cat.1613.” (probably in kronor by Facit a few
         
     years ago). (c.600+)                     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    350     --; 1924 UPU (both issues) attractive little m. & u. seln. on two pages, with values to 45ö,
         
     50ö, 80ö. Mainly fair to fine, some poorer. (28)                ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    351     --; 1924 UPU Congress 40ö, 45ö, and UPU Anniv. 45ö fine used. Cat.£62.          ..                    15.
    352     --; 1924 UPU Congress 1kr m.m. (thin, cat.£60.), and 2kr v.f.u. (SG 159 cat.£150.)                   45.
    353     Switzerland; 1863-73 four little covers, each with one stamp – 1862-64 10c (1), 5c (3).               7.
    354     --; 1948
IMABA miniature sheet u.m., probably regummed. Cat.£75.                      ..                    12.
    355     Thailand; 1925 Garuda Bird set (8) with the Government Museum 2468 overprint, all with
         
     cancels, the 1b value thinned.        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      6.
    356     --; dupl. quantity of used defins/airs of c.1920-30, on pages. (182)        ..               ..                      6.
    357     Togo; 1900-67 (approx.) m. & u. ranges on pages and stockleaf, with slight dupl. Has a
         
     couple of German colony issues, a few British-French Occ., then French colonial, and
         
     independent. S.t.c.£300. (408)     ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    358     --; 1900-40 mainly m.m. (a few used) seln. on pages and cards, from German Colonial
         
     “Yachts”, British opts. on Gold Coast, etc. inc. 1931 Colonial Exhibition set (4) m.m. (cat.
         
     £21.). S.t.c.£270. (137, 1 m.s.)    ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    359     --; 1957-88 mainly c.t.o. (some m.m. or u.) colln. on pages. S.t.c.£106. (old cat.) (c.480)            15.
    360     Tonga; 1895 12 on 2d, 1½d on 2d l.m.m., SG 25-26 cat.£108.           ..               ..                    24.

    361     Trinidad and Tobago; Tobago; 1891-92 ½d on 4d f.u., SG 30 cat.£55.              ..                    12.
    362     Turkey; 1928 Second Izmir Exhibition part set (5g to 200g) heavy m.m. (small thin on 50g).
         
     Cat.£85.                    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    363     Turks Islands; 1893-95 5d corner plate fourblock (creased margin) f.u., stuck to a more
         
     modern piece (not tied). SG 72, cat.£14. each = £56.       ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    364     Turks and Caicos Islands; 1900-4 defin set (9) l.m.m./m.m., SG 101-9, cat.£100.                    30.
    365     Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; 1921-24 seln. of mainly f.u. (a few m.m.) charity
         
     issues inc. SG nos. 230-3, 285-8, 317, D421. Cat.£122. (15)               ..               ..                    16.
    366     --; 1930 Zeppelin Moscow Flight set (2) in both perfs. f.u. (c.t.o.). SG574-575, 574a-575a,
         
     cat.£86.  ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    367     --; 1930-34 seln. of used Zeppelin issues comprising 1930 Moscow perf.12½ set (2) f.u.
         
     (cat.£31.), 1931 Construction set (5 + 20k shade) mixed u. (£30.), 1931 North Pole imperf.
         
     1r f.u., 2r poor u. (£15. each), 1932 Construction 15k f.u. (£1½), and 1934 Travel short set
         
     to 20k mixed u. (£25½).               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    368     --; 1932 Polar Year/Flight set (2) perf.12½ in f.u. (c.t.o.) fourblocks. SG E591-2, cat.£252.        35.
    369     --; 1933 Stratosphere set (3) in f.u. (c.t.o.) six-blocks - one 5k stamp creased, some other
         
     gum wrinkles. Cat.£198.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    370     --; 1933 Stratosphere set (3) f.u. (scratch on 20k ?), and 1934 Osoaviakhim perf.11 set (3)
         
     in f.u. pairs. Cat.£71. ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            15.
    371     --; 1934 Osoaviakhim Disaster perf.11 set (3), and 1944 10th Anniv. set (3), all in f.u. (c.t.o.)
         
     fourblocks. Cat.£112.                   ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    372     --; 1943-54 Orders and Medals issue used (c.t.o.) apparently missing only one, and inc.
         
     imperfs. S.t.c.£84.     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
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    373     Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; 1943 Turgenev set (2) in f.u. (c.t.o.) fourblocks,
         
     cat.£104.                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    374     --; 1947-58 seln. of mixed sets and part sets, with the main value in 1948-52 sets, all f.u./
         
     c.t.o., s.t.c.£190. (70+)                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    375     --; 1950 Moscow Building Plan five different odd values fair to fine used. SG 1659-60,
         
     1662-4, cat.£125.     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    376     United States of America; 1861-73 used seln. on stockcard inc. some useful values in the
         
     1867 grills. Condition poor to fine, but with many sound. Includes SG nos. 68, 72, 98, 99,
         
     100, 101, 102, 151, 157, 165a. Total cat. approx.£1,870. (20)            ..               ..                £120.
    377     --; 1862-66 5c dark red-brown mint. Appears nice, centred to lower-right, and unmounted

         
     mint, but in fact has been regummed and reperforated. SG 71a cat.£1,500.             ..                    35.
    378     --; 1893-1925 mainly u. seln. of early commems, mixed condition and slight dupl., inc.

         
     1893 Colombian to 50c, 1898 Trans-Mississippi to $1, 1901 Buffalo set, 1904 Louisiana
         
     set. S.t.c.£1,450. (104)                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    379     --; 1901 Pan-American 10c fine m.m., centred left. SG 305, cat.£120.  ..            24.
    380     --; stockbook of mixed precancels (c.900)
þ  ..               ..                   ..            20.
    381     --; Perfins; packet of roughly 300 loose.         ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    382     --; Locals; American Letter Mail Co. 5c black (eagle) g.u. (appears genuine), and Wells

         
     Fargo 1861 1 blue g.u. Both sold “as is”.         ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
    383     --; Postal Stationery; box of mainly unused envelopes and cards, approx. 80% USA, 20%

         
     UN (NY), also inc. some cheap FDCs and others. (c.1,100) þ             ..               ..                    18.
    384     Upper Volta; 1959-88 m.m. & u. on leaves (inc. Burkina Faso), s.t.c.£40+ (c.260) 8.
    385     Vatican City; 1929-52 small m. & u. seln. of mainly better values. Includes 1929 top six

         
     values m.m., 1933 Holy Year set mixed u., 1947 Air set (7) m.m., 1949 Basilicas set (12)
         
     m.m., 1951 Pius X set (4) l.m.m. Total s.t.c.£350. (41)     ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    386     Vietnam; 1945-66 small but high catalogue seln. with light dupl. Mostly 1945-46 Democ-

         
     ratic Republic opts on Indo-China unused, and later N.Vietnam and National Front m./c.t.o.
         
     S.t.c.£130. (45)         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    387     West Ukraine; 1918 issue for Kolomea 10 on 3h m.m. (SG 2, cat.£40.), and 10 on 12h m.m.

         
     (SG 4, cat.£1,200., slightly toned). Certification marks on reverse, sold “as is”.                             30.
    388     Zaïre; 1960-84 m.m. and used colln. of Independent State, Republic, Katanga, and Zaïre.

         
     S.t.c.£94. (old cat.) (93)               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    18.
    389     Zanzibar; 1896 opt. on Br. E.Africa ½a and 2½a m.m., minor toning at top of each, SG 41,
         
     43, cat.£30., £75.      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.

                  

              United Kingdom

    390     1841 2d blue imperf. EL good unused (no gum). Good margins at top and at foot, cut right
         
     on frame line at right, and cut just into at left. Slight natural oxidisation. 2005 Karl-Albert
         
     Louis certificate states genuine. SG 14, cat.£2,700.           ..                   ..               ..                £130.
    ***
     1847-54 embossed; see UK Covers.
    391     1854-58 penny red stars perf.14 barely started reconstruction on pages (c.100)
þ 20.
    392     1855-57 no corner letters 6d wing margin copy, centred a bit low, with fairly light numeral
         
     cancel. SG 70 cat.£85.                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    393     1858-70 penny red plates used collection arranged on pages in folders by plate number and
         
     by corner letter – a start at a reconstruction of all plates. Mainly fair/fine, and inc. a scat-
         
     ering of perfins included. (Estimated at roughly 1,400)
þ   ..                   ..        £120.
    394     1858-70 penny red plates seln. of 187 mixed used, poor to fine, laid out in little stockbook
         
     by plate no. (good range of plates inc. some dupl.)            ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    395     1859-70 penny red plates seln. of 250 mixed used, poor to fine, mainly with plate nos.
         
     pencilled on reverse. ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..            30.
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    396     1858-79 1d red plates 134 and 216 (fair only) m.m., plus 71 and 184 unused. (Cat.£150. for
         
     m.m.)     ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    397     1858-79 1d red plates - seln. of 18 different unused, all with faults. S.t.c.£855.                             20.
    398     1883-84 5/- g./f.u. with neat Leith c.d.s., cat.£200.           ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    399     1887-1900 "Jubilee" set (14) m.m. in quite mixed condition, poor to fine. Cat.£500. 22.
    400     1902-13 study/accumulation of KE7 defins on numerous pages, a few m.m. also included.
              Much has been selected for potential interest in printings, shades, perfs, varieties, post-

         
     marks, etc. Includes values to 1/-, and one section organised by date of postmark. (c.1,400)         60.
    401     1911-12 study/accumulation of Downey heads mainly used (but inc. over 100 m.m. also).

         
     Includes shades, dies, watermarks (inc. inverted), “no cross on crown” varieties, etc.
         
     (c.1,200)                   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £150.
    402     1911-36 m. & u. KG5 seln. on two pages inc. used Seahorses 2/6 (4), 5/- (2), 1924 and 1925
         
     Wembley sets m.m., 1934-36 defin set (11) mixed m.m., etc.(54)          ..               ..                    30.
    403     1912-24 1½d u.m. marginal fourblock, the upper-right stamp with the “PENCF” variety.
         
     Fine and attractive, the variety SG 364a cat.£140.            ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    404     1912-24 4d grey-green lower margin al fourblock with control “I16”, one stamp showing
         
     the variety “break over O of FOUR” (this stamp slightly rubbed about the face). Upper pair
         
     m.m., lower u.m. Cat.£100+         ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    405     1912-36 study/dupl. accumulation of mainly used (a few useful m.m. also) KG5 defins on
         
     pages. Mainly Royal Cypher, but other two issues represented also. Includes shades, wmk.
         
     varieties, etc. (c.1,200)                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    406     1913-19 (1913) Waterlow 2/6 deep sepia-brown, and 5/- both good used (few odd short
         
     perfs) with Guernsey pmks. dated 1914. SG 399, 401, cat.£435.          ..               ..                    30.
    407     1924-26 1½d with inverted watermark, in u.m. corner marginal strip of three with control
         
     “C25”. Nice little item.                  ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    408     1924-36 small u.m. seln. comprising 1924 Wembley 1½d, 1929 PUC 2½d (3 fine , 1 poorer),
         
     1934-36 defin 9d (plus another l.m.m.), 1935 Jubilee invtd. wmk. ½d (3), 1d.        ..                    18.

    409     1934-36 defin set (11) l.m.m. cat.£50.             ..               ..                   ..               ..                    12.
    410     1951 Festival high values set (4) u.m., cat.£95.                 ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    411     1952-54 Tudor Crown 9d (just off-centre) and 11d .m., cat.£58.          ..               ..                    15.
    412     1952-54 Tudor Crown set (missing 4d, 9d) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£74. for u.m.), and 1955-58
         
     Edward Crown set (missing 3d, 1/-, one 2d only) l.m.m./m.m. (cat.£137. for u.m.) 20.
    413     1955-58 Castles Waterlow set (4) m.m. - the 10/- with small spot and couple of short perfs,

         
     £1 with a few short perfs. SG 536-9 (cat.£225. for u.m.)  ..                   ..               ..                    22.
    414     1955-58 Castles £1 Waterlow l.m.m. (cat.£130. for u.m., a few short perfs), and 1959-69
         
     De La Rue 10/- l.m.m. (£55.)       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    415     1958-65 wmk. multiple crown 3d marginal block of nine (one stamp only mounted)
         
     showing the experimental "T" watermark in margin.            ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    416     1959 phosphor-graphite 4d f.u. fourblock, cat.£64.          ..                   ..               ..                    16.
    417     1966 Technology 1/6 u.m. fourblock (with marginal traffic lights) with the phosphor bands
         
     apparently printed also on the gummed side. Stain on one stamp, and some split perfs.                  20.
    418     1967-72 seln. of high value plate fourblocks u.m. – 2/6, 5/-, 10/- (2), £1, 10p (3), 20p, 50p
         
     (2), £1. A few other odds.
þ        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    419     2004 Classic Locomotives miniature sheet u.m., cat.£25.  ..                   ..              8.
    420     Booklets; 1972 Wedgwood £1 bkt. (average/trimmed perfs), plus 1989 Greetings (average
         
     perfs,), and March 1991 Greetings (stamps creased). Cat.£75., £50., £12.             ..                    20.
    421     --; 1989 (good perfs) and 1990 Greetings bkts. Cat.£80.                      ..               ..                    15.
    422     Presentation Packs;
1972 Belgica, S.Wedding, 1973 Cricket, Parliament, 1974 Churchill,
         
     1975 Railway, 1977 Jubilee, and 1978 Coronation souvenir packs. Cat.£41.          ..                    15.

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    423     Presentation Packs; 2003 Prince William, 2004 Classic Locomotives, and Entente
         
     Cordiale (normal and joint packs). (4)              ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    424     --; 1995 National Trust retail blister pack for ten first class stamps, but with the 19p values
         
     encapsulated in error. It is suggested that only 17 of these were issued.
[view image] ..                   50.
    425     First Day Covers; 1936-66 seln. comprising 1936 (1 Sep.) KE8 (3 values) on plain cover,

         
     and seven other mainly plain FDCs. Cat. (Bradbury) £67+ ..                   ..            15.
    426     --; 1951 (3 May) long manila envelope with “Festival” high values set (4, the 10/- with bad

         
     corner), plus defin ½d to 2½d (5), and Festival commem set (2), all with Peterculter c.d.s.s.
         
     Bradbury cat.£168. (as three individual plain covers).        ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    427     --; 1951 Festival set (2) on illus. FDC (Ipswich 3 May c.d.s.) (cat.£38., small faults), plus a

         
     bundle of 35 other UK and Guernsey FDCs and special event covers.   ..            15.
    428     --; 1969 Ships set on illus. FDC with wrongly dated cancel (Brighton 15 January 1968).
              Minor faults.              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      4.
    429     --; 1972 Wedgwood Bureau cover, two each of five different 1983-87 high values covers,
         
     and 1995 £3., all typed addresses.                   ..               ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    430     Autographed Covers; 1980 National Trust souvenir cover for 50th anniversary of evacu-
         
     ation of St. Kilda, signed Lachie MacDonald and Rev. D.J. Gillies.         ..               ..                      5.
    431     P.H.Q. Cards; 1973-90 shoebox with 91 mint sets, strength from late 1970s onwards
         
     (possibly complete about mid-1978-85), but earlier also inc. 1973 R.Wedding and 1974
         
     Churchill. þ              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    432     U.K. Covers and Postal History; folders of pages of 1d red plate and 1d lilacs etc.
         
     arranged by numeral postmarks, poor to fine. (Estimated c.600)
þ        ..               ..                    40.
    433     --; 1853 cover to Paris with 1847-54 embossed 10d (cut-to-shape) with London numeral
         
     cancel, other postmarks front and reverse. Quite clean and attractive. (Cat.£1,700. for cut
         
     square on cover).       ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    434     --; 1918 printed letter (on Windsor Castle letterhead) from KG5 as distributed to U.S.
         
     servicemen. Also matching envelope, addressed to USA (no stamps) with fairly faint
         
    
Received in bad order/Edgewater Sta. violet cachet.                  ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    435     --; 1932 printed envelope for opening by Prince of Wales of Stormont Parliament Buildings,
         
     Belfast. 1½d stamp is cancelled
STORMONT BO BELFAST c.d.s. (16 Nov.), plus Opening Day
         
     cachet to side, and Prime Minister’s Dept. dated cachet on reverse.       ..               ..                    15.
    436     --; six cover albums of mainly 1960s/70s commercial covers, with registered, returned,
         
     postage due, business reply, and so on. (100s)
þ             ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    437     --; bundle of postcards with duplex cancels of England and Wales. (c.110)
þ         ..                    20.
    438     --; biscuit tin of postcards (a few covers) with mixed English, Irish, and Welsh postmarks,
         
     mainly KE7/KG5. (c.260)
þ        ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    439     --; bundle of postcards with squared circle cancels, pre-1915, with many villages and
         
     smaller towns. (c.70)
þ                ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    440     --; small colln. of covers showing postal misuse of labels etc.(32) A few pieces also.
þ                   8.
    441     Scotland Covers and Postal History; 1836 entire to Edinburgh with very faint strike of
              boxed
PAID/-at-/P.PANS in red. A scarce mark, especially in other than black.           ..                      5.
    442     --; 1841 local Haddington cover with penny black ED (4 margin), the whole thing quite
         
     grubby.   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    443     --; toffee tin of mixed covers and cards, mainly QV to KG5 (c.200+)
þ                 ..                    30.
    444     Airletters; folder with approx. 175 unused items, mainly modern, but with a few KG6
         
     period also.
þ           ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    445     U.K. Cinderella; 1928 attractive mint fourblock (some creasing at foot), of label printed by
         
     Perkins Bacon, for Cyclists’ Touring Club Jubilee.             ..                   ..               ..                      8.
    446     --; 1957 Scout Jubilee Jamboree sheetlet of eight “poster stamps” in original folder, very

         
     fine.        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.

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    447    
U.K. Cinderella; post-WW1 Scottish National War Memorial “sheet 2” of 12 poster labels
         
     showing “The Navy”. Fine with gum.                ..               ..                   ..               ..                      7.
    448     --; similar “sheet 3” showing “R.A.F. and other Troops”. Fine with gum.                 ..                      7.
    449     --; similar “sheet 4” showing “The Women’s Services”. Fine with gum.   ..              7.
    450     Perfins; mixed seln. of just over 100 QV to QE.              ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    451     Security Overprints; stockcard of KG6 and QE 2d stamps with opts. of mainly utilities
         
     and councils. (c.155, some dupl.)  ..                 ..               ..                   ..            15.
    452     Locals; approx. 9kg weight in c.t.o. sheetlets (8 “stamps” per sheet) of Staffa, Eynhallow,
         
     Bernera, and Gairsay, heavily duplicated – only 12 different main types, plus a few odds.
þ          24.
    453     --; approx. 12.5kg+ of the same c.t.o. sheetlet of Bernera (1980 sheet of ancient Egyptian
         
     statuary).
þ               ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    454     --; small colln. of Herm, Lundy, Davaar, St.Kilda, etc. (77) ..                  ..              6.
    455     Guernsey; 1941-97 colln. on pages, generally used odds or m.m. sets, and also inc.
         
     Alderney. S.t.c.£390. (old cat.) (c.760)           ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    456     Isle of Man; 1958-97 colln. on pages, generally used odds or m.m. sets. S.t.c.£350. (old
         
     cat.) (c.620)              ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    457     Jersey; 1941-95 colln. on pages, generally used odds or m.m. sets. S.t.c.£379. (old cat.)
         
     (c.720)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    458     --; 1969-86 incomplete run of clean mainly illus. commem and defin FDCs in album. (88,
         
     plus 3 PHQs)
þ        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    459     U.K. Collections and Mixed Lots; 1841-1971 range in stockbook, usually with some
         
     dupl., from just a few QV/KE7. KG5 has 1924 and 1925 Wembleys, KG6 has high values
         
     m. & u., QE has many commem sets. (100s); also further ranges in three smaller stock-
         
     books (100s) þ        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £120.
    460     --; 1902-70 colln. in album, from KE7 (used values to 2/6, poor 5/-), 1924 and 1925

         
     Wembley sets m.m., various KG5 Seahorses to 10/- (2 average, 1 fine), KG6 high values,
         
     S.Wedding £1 m.m., QE Wildings m.m. inc. 1959 phos.-graphite set, and various
         
     commem sets. (c.500) þ              ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £120.
    461     --; 1971-95 mint and used colln. with dupl. in album and 3 stockbooks. Album has an appar-

         
     ently complete run of commems (inc. Greetings) from 1971-95 (m.m. to 1987, then u.m.),
         
     plus defins, high values, some country stamps. Stockbooks have a dupl. range of commems
         
     – generally 2 u.m. sets to late 1980s, interspersed with used odds/sets (these to mid-90s).
         
     Because of mixed layout in stockbooks, face value is difficult to assess, but estimated to be
         
     in the region of £350-£400. þ ..                 ..               ..                   ..        £260.
    462     --; 1841-1900 dupl. mainly used lot on pages with 1d red imperfs (8), 1d red stars (accum.

         
     of 300+, inc. perf./wmk. variations etc.), 1d red plates (c.100), plus duplicated Jubilees.
         
     (100s)    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    463     --; 1913-48 mainly used range with Seahorses (35 x 2/6, 7 x 5/-), Wembleys (1925 has

         
     faults), and a dupl. range of KG6 1939-48 h.vals (c.70) to 10/-. Includes some varieties.
         
     Also some QE Wildings.               ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
    464     --; mixed lot of remainders in two boxes comprising 17 various sized stockbooks. Much

         
     dupl. and mainly common material, but includes some mint, some higher value commems,
         
     etc. (1,000s) þ         ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    75.
    465     --; carton with several remainder albums/stockbooks. Includes two Lighthouse binders and

         
     one SG Philatelic, with mainly used defins and commems etc. (100s) þ                 ..                    60.
    466     --; 1840-1974 scattered and fairly small colln. in album, but with a few better inc. penny

         
     black (3 margin). Also another album. þ         ..               ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    467     --; remainders in carton comprising eight stockbooks and six albums. All have been picked

         
     over, but still many medium values remain. (1,000s) þ                           ..               ..                    40.

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            468      U.K. Collections and Mixed Lots ; 1989-95 Greetings stamps bundles of used singles,

           
            especially of the earlier years, often in multiples of hundreds. (Est. 5,000 to 10,000) þ  40.
            469      --; a seln. of u.m. (1948 S.Wedding £1, 1953 Coronation, NPY 1/3 phos., FfH phos set,

           
            Lifeboat 1/6 phos.), plus a few Wilding bkt. panes, and 1952-54 Tudor m.m. and used sets.      40.
            470      --; six stockbooks with accumulation of mainly highly dupl. used defins and commems/

           
            Christmas. Also small folder, and big bundle of stockcards. (Many 1,000s) þ   ..          30.
            471      --; small box of loose stamps inc. some cheap mint, a bundle of about three dozen used £10

           
            Britannias (mixed condition), some other high values, etc. (100s) þ       ..          20.
            472      --; 1870 ½d plates (8 different), 1881 1d lilac with 14 dots (3 used, 1 m.m. with perfin),
           
            and 1963 FfH phos used set., all poor to good. ..          ..          ..          18.

THE END OF THE SALE
© Robert Murray 2006

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


 

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

Abbreviations; a list of abbreviations and symbols used is from time to time included in the auction catalogue. We suggest that you keep a copy for future reference.
m./u.m. mounted/unmounted mint                                  accum.             accumulation
l.m.m.               lightly mounted mint                              colln.                collection
g./f.u.                good/fine used                                      seln.                 selection
v.f.u.                 very fine used                                       pmk.                postmark
FDC                first day cover                                       cat.                   catalogue price
s.t.c.                 stated to catalogue (by vendor)             m.s.                  miniature sheet
S.o.W.             “Stamps of the World” catalogue          inc.                   including
                    Smaller bid steps accepted                    PTSA               priced to sell at
c.d.s.                circular datestamp                                 bkt.                  booklet
lvs.                   album leaves                                         p.stat.               postal stationery
c.                     circa (usually approximate quantity)      
þ or þ                     earlier viewing of lot on auction day

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THIS IS HOW YOU CAN BID;
            In Person. This is a public auction, and bids are made in the traditional manners.
            Bids by post. Please use the Bid Form supplied, and send first class.
            Telephone bids will be accepted at any time before the sale (but the earlier the better). These bids should be confirmed in writing, even if the written confirmation will not reach us until after the auction. Numbers are 0131 552 1220, 0131 478 7021, or UK local rate 0845 0500 886.
            A mobile number (07974 962649) can be called on the afternoon and evening of sale only.
            Fax bids; no fax facility is available.
            E-mail bids should be sent to us at auction@stamp-shop.com at any time from the moment you receive this catalogue until
3pm on Monday 6 March. 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 cat-
            alogue. (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 6 March 2006

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 on 10 April 2006.
 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 per lot + £4.75 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 £5 with a note of your name and address. Regular bidders and buyers may qualify for free renewal. Rates abroad are EEC countries £4, other European countries £7, Overseas £10.
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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