Robert Murray
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Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5PU

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General
STAMP AUCTION

 Monday 29 September 2003
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The sale is arranged in the following order;
    Lots 1-94 Collections and Mixed Lots
    Lots 95-108 Literature and Supplies
    Lots 109-189 Approval Books
    Lots 190-194 Non-Philatelic Items
    Lots 195-460 Lots by country A-Z, excluding U.K.
    Lots 461512 United Kingdom
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General, 29 September 2003                              Page 2                                  Estimate.

Collections and Mixed Lots.
 

  1     A good traditional world collection in nine loose leaf albums. Strength is in roughly middle
      period up to about 1970, but with earlier stamps included, and just a few more modern.
      Many sets included, the mint generally mounted. Vast majority in numbers is of cheaper to
      average value stamps, but with better bits here and there (e.g. we notice Egypt British Forces
      1935 Jubilee used with small faults, some scarcer Germany, etc.) (Some 1,000s) þ     ..    £500.
 2 Carton with world mix with many bits of interest. Original collector seems to have had
      interest in postmarks. A real odd mix of material with many foreign – some scarcer, some
      unusual/interesting. Some bulk cheaper also included (thousands in packets, loose, in stock-
      books, and so on.) þ  ..          ..         ..         ..         ..         ..        ..         ..          ..            ..    £70.
 3 Carton with 8 standard stockbooks, 20 medium/small stockbooks, and 1 album. Wide world
      spread, mainly used with duplication. (1,000s) þ         ..         ..         ..          ..          ..             £50.
 4 Heavy box containing 14 various albums/stockalbums. Some are single countries or areas,
      but mainly general world mixes. (1,000s) þ         ..         ..         ..         ..         ..          ..            £50.
 5 Carton of varied odds and remnants – a sparse USA album, some mint Israel, various pages
      and stockleaves (apparently world stamps kept for their postmarks), a few Channel Islands,
      Turkey mint sheets, fair number of Europe inc. modern issues in large blocks, etc. (1,000s) þ     £40.
 6 Bundle of loose album pages (c.8cm thick) with little after about 1950. Mostly Europe but
  most parts of world represented. Some moderate pickings. (1,000s) þ .. 35.
 7 Box with odds and ends – foreign mix in album (fairly unusual mix); some covers inc.
  Sweden, Germany, submarines; loose pages of world; world postmarks, loose stamps in tin;
  a card of UK 1d reds with NPB etc. pmks., etc. þ .. .. .. 35.
 8 Carton of world remainders – loose stamps, pages, packets. Much Europe. (1,000s) þ 30.
 9 Large old album with mainly foreign ranges to approx. 1950s. Decent collection to pick over,
  presently not arranged in an attractive fashion. (1,000s) þ .. .. 30.
 10 Carton with many thousands of sorted into packets in shoeboxes (much used modern BWI),
  odd others. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 28.
 11 Medium carton with four remainder albums, plus ten various stockbooks/stockalbums, and
  three cover albums. Mixed world content. (1,000s) þ .. .. .. 28.
 12 Small carton of world stamps on a bundle of pages and stockleaves, plus some packets etc.
  Includes Switzerland, UK, Australia, Belgium, Germany, etc. (1,000s) þ .. 24.
 13 Carton of mixed remainders and odds – some bundleware, 2 stockbooks, a few leaves, loose,
  etc. Majority European. (1,000s) þ .. .. .. .. 24.
 14 Mixed box; large stockbook with wide range of world, a few stockleaves of USA, various
  pages and packets, loose in tubs, etc. (1,000s) þ .. .. .. 22.
 15 Smallish box with interesting seln. of oddments – Austria & Finland philatelic exhibition
  souvenirs (covers, tickets, etc.), some Iceland FDCs, 1964 Tokyo Olympics ticket with
  stamps, Denmark 1976-77 year packs, cheap mint Finland, poor used 4d and 6d Cape trian-
  gulars, etc. (100s) þ   .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 16 Large broken stockbook with mainly duplicated modern Germany, some Australia, Canada.
  (1,000s) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 17 Large stockbook of Commonwealth, USA, and a few others of mixed periods.  (100s) þ 20.
 18 Two cover albums with some mixed world FDCs, other covers, a few UK pres. packs, a
  small junior collection, and a tub of kiloware. þ .. .. .. 20.
 19 Small stockbook with an odd mix, mainly about 1900-70s, with Iceland, Greenland, Monte-
  negro, Ryukyu, Tannu Tuva, and others. (c.375) .. .. .. 18.
 20 Large shoebox with mixed kiloware – some KG6 Commonwealth, some modern UK, some
  mixed world. (Many 100s) þ .. .. .. .. .. 15.

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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 21 Large stockbook with mainly duplicated m. & u. Bulgaria (many 100s), plus a few others. þ 14.
 22 Mix in small case – mixed loose stamps, 2 USA sheets, a few UK covers (skeleton pmk. etc.),
  old watermark detector, etc. þ .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 23 Bag with junior collection to about 1960 (damp damaged, but still worth picking over), and
  some other odds. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 24 Small mix – empty Kestrel cover album, scrappy junior collection, a few covers and postcards,
  etc. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 25 Small display book with mixed world inc. UK, Papua New Guinea, Austria etc. Mint and
  used, much modern, many sets. (c.300) þ .. .. .. .. 12.
 26 Stockbook with Cuba (c.600+), Canada (c.450), Chile (c.200), and Colombia (c.100). þ 12.
 27 Five folders of mint sheets or large blocks of several countries (Dahomey, Panama, Rwanda,
  and others). Mainly fine.  .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 28 Binder with Gambia (8), Gabon (10), Gibraltar (11), Guadeloupe (95 with dupl.), Guatemala
  (300+), Guinea (15), Grenada (33), and a few other Gs. þ .. .. 10.
 29 Small box with thousands of world stamps in packets, some UK on leaves, etc. þ 10.
 30 Shoebox with thousands of world loose off-paper stamps, a biscuit tin of mainly on-paper,
  and a few books/catalogues. þ .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 31 Stockbook of mixed Commonwealth and UK, album of remainder Austria/Hungary, etc. þ 10.
 32 Mixed pages and others with world stamps (largest numbers Germany and Norway) þ 6.
 33 British Commonwealth; collection in five springback albums. Wide range of mainly middle
  to modern, mainly commoner, largely used. (1,000s) þ .. .. .. 75.
 34 --; collection on album pages of WW1 War Tax (and similar) overprints, all mint, many in
  blocks and mainly fine. S.t.c.£470. (100s) .. .. .. .. 50.
 35 --; broken stockbook of m. & u. stamps of QV to KG6. Interesting mix with many better
  values, but some mix of quality (e.g. four poor Cape triangulars). Decent range of countries.
  (100s) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 36 --; bundle of 8 remainder club exchange books of mixed countries. Remains PTSA £290.
  (generally at about 20% catalogue). (100s) þ .. .. .. .. 35.
 37 --; a similar lot of 12 books, PTSA £250. þ .. .. .. .. 30.
 38 --; small box with bundle of stockcards of generally selected items from a variety of countries
  inc. UK, majority early to middle period. (c.200) þ .. .. .. 24.
 39 --; stockalbum of QV to QE mainly used, much from Africa, and with some SWA. (100s) þ 24.
 40 --; Fiji SG 254, 261a, St. Helena SG 135, and St. Kitts-Nevis SG 77b, all m.m. (cat.£16, £25.,
  £80., £24. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 41 --; packet of mounted mint QE issues from countries A to T. S.t.c.£180. (for u.m.) (192 diff.) 15.
 42 --; worn stockbook of used, mainly modern, often duplicated, and with many medium/high
  values. (Many 100s) þ .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 43 --; shoebox of m. & u. stamps sorted in packets (and a tobacco tin inc. a few foreign), much
  from islands and smaller countries, generally low and medium values. (Many 100s) þ 12.
 44 --; three pages with m.m. seln. of WW1 War Tax opts. (77, all-different). .. 10.
 45 --; Africa; stockbook of Malaya (850), Singapore (100), Hong Kong (145), India (350), and
  Ceylon (240), mainly used. þ .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 46 --; West Indies; medium stockbook with mainly early to middle QE issues, mainly used
  (500+) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 47 --; Omnibus; 1935 Jubilee – eight used sets, s.t.c.£130., a few faults.  .. 12.
 48 --; --; 1945-46 Victory colln. in album, all in m.m. blocks of six (161 blocks, i.e. virtually
  complete); also a few extra blocks. þ .. .. .. .. 30.
 49 --; --; 1974 Churchill u.m. seln. on stockcards, as originally delivered (c.105, 25 m.s./s’lets) 10.
 50 --; --; a similar lot. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 51 British Commonwealth; Omnibus; large accumulation of material, consisting mainly of
  1977 Silver Jubilee issues. Also some 1972 S.Wedding sets, 1973 Wedding sets virtually
  complete (twice), 1978 Coron. Anniv. items, and 1980 Q.Mother FDCs. Slight duplication
  here and there and adhesion affecting just a few stamps. (c.650, 70 m.s./sheetlets, 120 FDCs,
  9 booklets) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 52 --; --; “London 1980” bundle of items – c. 25 u.m. sets, 50 u.m. miniature sheets/sheetlets,
  and 55 FDCs. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 53 --; --; 1981 Royal Wedding accumulation of material – c.200 FDCs, 200 u.m. miniature
  sheets/sheetlets, 50 booklets, 350 u.m. stamps. Some slight duplication. þ .. 50.
 54 Asia; three medium stockbooks of mixed countries, often duplicated, mixed periods; also
  some Latin America. (1,000s) þ .. .. .. .. .. 26
 55 Europe; old stockbook of Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Serbia, Montenegro,
  Czechoslovakia, and a few others. (100s) þ .. .. .. .. 12.
 56 --; old album with mainly used middle-period issues of various countries (100s) þ 10.
 57 --; stockbook of Sweden (400+) and Netherlands (c.750), mainly modern used. þ 10.
 58 --; Baltic; m. & u. mix on some old pages of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Central Lithuania
  (c.250) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 59 Foreign; extensive collection of Europe and Overseas in 19 springback albums. Everything
  we have seen is at the commoner end of the range, and here and there are bits of lower
  quality, and mint in mounted, but still a worthwhile purchase. (Many 1,000s) þ   £200.
 60 --; bundle of 11 uncirculated club exchange books of mixed countries alphabetically J-R.
  PTSA £200+ (generally at about 20% catalogue). (100s) þ .. .. 28.
 61 --; stockbook of Europe and Overseas countries I to R, mainly used and often duplicated.
  (1,000s) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 62 --; stockbook of Panama, Liberia, Nicaragua, E.Germany, Greece, Nepal, Switzerland, and
  Philippines. Mainly used fairly modern. (c.1,000) þ .. .. .. 10.
 63 Latin America; early seln. on stockcard with Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Ecuador, Honduras,
  Venezuela, etc. Poor to fine. S.t.c.£300. (excluding the Colombia SG 17 used cut-to-shape)
  (34) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 64 --; pages with collections of Guatemala (145), Haiti (115), and Honduras (115). Majority pre-
  1950. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 65 --; stockalbum of Argentina, Brasil, and a few Bolivia. (100s) þ .. .. 6.
 66 --; little box with an estimated 400 mixed off-paper stamps, majority fine (some not). þ 4.
 67 Middle East; stockbook of c.t.o. pictorials of Yemen, Ajman, Fujeira, Ras al Khaima, Umm
  al Qiwain, etc. (c.650+) þ .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 68 Overseas; pages with Mali, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Mozambique, much modern. (100s) 8.
 69 Scandinavia; mainly used colln. in album of Norway, Iceland, Sweden, and Denmark.
  Largest numbers in cheaper, but odd better here and there. Also a stockbook of Scandinavia
  and some other European. (100s) þ .. .. .. .. 30.
 70 --; old printed album of mainly used Denmark, Iceland, and Norway. (100s) þ   15.
 71 --; Norway and Sweden on old pages, plus a few Finland, Iceland. (100s) .. 8.
 72 Miniature Sheets; mixed bundle of u.m./m.m./u./c.t.o. of various countries. Nothing expen-
  sive, but generally not the very cheap stuff. (c.95) .. .. .. 20.
 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS
Tuesday 23 September to Saturday 27 September; 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 29 September; 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.


General, 29 September 2003  Page 5    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 73 Thematic; carton with numerous albums of generally cheap collections of Christmas, Sport,
  Football, Scouts, etc., plus small lots of the various Commonwealth omnibus issues (these
  mainly mounted mint). (Many 100s) þ .. .. .. .. 40.
 74 --; medium stockbook of Minerals (c.100), Children’s Art (c.130), and others (c.100) þ 8.
 75 --; Birds; 1985 u.m. seln. of Audubon sets and m.s. of 17 different countries. S.t.c.£185. 35.
 76 --; Europa; big bundle of sheetlets/part sheets plus a few booklet/coil stamps. Bulk are 1980
  issues (with about 20 countries represented), but a few later also. (Many 100s of stamps) 15.
 *** --; see also Czech Republic.
 77 --; Football; 1960s-80s accumulation of souvenir covers in five volumes. Bulk UK-related
  with Football League Commem. series, Historic Football Occasions series, Official Football
  Assoc. series, etc. Some signed covers, and some non-UK also. (c.260) þ .. 65.
 78 --; --; 1971-82 two-volume collection of souvenir covers (cup games, first game in higher
  division, etc., etc.) from the Official Football League series. A number are signed (Bill
  Shankley, Kevin Keegan, Emlyn Hughes, etc.). (c.160, all but one UK) þ .. 65.
 79 --; --; 1966-1970-1974-1978 two-volume colln. of World Cup souvenir covers. 1966 issues
  include a number of Crown Agents omnibus, and a range of UK with different pmks. etc.
  Includes a few signed. (c.150) þ .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 80 --; --; two stockbooks of mint and used (much c.t.o.) for 1960s/70s (c.800, 60 m.s.) þ 20.
 *** --; --; see also Non-Philatelic Items, and UK Philatelic Signed covers.
 81 --; Red Cross; wide range in large stockbook of m. & u. world stamps. many sets, some
  better/scarcer/more unusual. Also includes some anti-malaria, mixed health subjects, a few
  cinderellas, etc. (c.1,900) þ .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 82 --; --; colln. in album of m. & u. Red Cross and similar issues from around 1960s (230, 17
  covers) þ   .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 83 --; Rowland Hill; 1979 u.m. accumulation, Commonwealth and others, of c.300 stamps,
  130 m.s./sheetlets etc. þ .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 84 Covers; mixed box of commercial and philatelic/first day of mainly foreign (non-Common-
  wealth) countries. Wide mix of countries and types, largest numbers 1950s-70s. Good trade
  lot, with many that would retail at 50p/£1 each. (100s) þ .. .. .. 50.
 85 --; clean and attractive accumulation of mainly foreign FDCs and similar, inc. Austria special
  cancels, Israel maxi-cards, plus Germany, Scandinavia, USSR, Switzerland, Hungary amongst
  many others. Majority 1960s-80s. (c.1,000) þ .. .. .. 50.
 86 --; mainly Commonwealth range in cover album. Many first day from a good variety of
  countries, inc. a few Antarctic, some short defin sets, etc. (110) Also seven KG6 sheets/large
  blocks of stamps. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 87 --; seln. of covers and cards with mixed paquebot and similar postmarks, a few earlyish UK
  machine cancels on cards, and mixed other covers and cards inc. military. .. 15.
 88 --; box (about shoebox size) of mixed mainly commercial covers, much Europe inc. Germany
  and Austria. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 89 --; 1909-17 four UK postcards/cover with 4 different TPO pmks., and 1904-9 two German
  cards to Scotland with different TPO cancels (one of these also with Edin. & Newcastle
  Sorting Tender c.d.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 90 --; 1910-60 world seln. of covers/cards with paquebot pmks., ships’ cachets, etc., poor to fine.
  (19) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 91 --; 1954 cover Australia (franked torn R.Visit 2/-) to London, with red cachet SALVAGED
  MAIL/AIRCRAFT CRASH/SINGAPORE 13.3.1954, smoke damage. .. .. 15.
 92 --; bundle with a few British Indian Ocean Territory, commercial Burkina Faso, other
  philatelic/commercial Africa (Chad etc.) (c.60)  .. .. .. 12.

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General, 29 September 2003  Page 6    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
 93 Covers; Europe; 1928-59 small seln. inc. 1928 Germany to USA (badly damaged) with 2m
  Zeppelin stamp, 1937 Austria Danube set with Budapest Schiffspost cancels, 1940 two
  philatelic covers with German Occ. of Poland set (13), etc. (11) .. .. 12.
 94 --; --; 1956-69 seln. of eight covers connected to rockets or balloons; also 5 labels, and an
  unused Zeppelin postcard. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
*** --; see also Thematic (Football), UK Covers.
*** Perfins; see Germany, Switzerland, U.K.
*** Cinderellas; see Greenland, North Borneo, Southern Rhodesia.
*** Forgeries; see France.
95 Literature; 2002 Unitrade Specialized Catalogue of Canadian Stamps, as new, spiral bound
  (published at £20.) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 96 --; Varieties to Look For…. by A.O. Crane, 1948 (small 32-page book, descriptions of
  various Commonwealth varieties). .. .. .. .. 3.
 97 --; The Romance of Postage Stamps by Fred J. Melville (approx. 1900 ? ) .. 3.
 98 --; Nevis by Fred J. Melville, 1910 (cover stuck on, and rusted staples) .. 3.
 99 --; Cayman Islands by Fred J. Melville, 1912 (cover stuck on, and rusted staples) .. 3.
 100 --; Zumstein colour catalogue for Switzerland and Liechtenstein, 2000 edition, as new. þ 3.
 101 --; Cérès France 2002 colour catalogue, as new (published at £14.) þ .. 7.
 102 --; Edifil Spain colour catalogue, 2002 edition, as new (published at £17.) þ .. 8.
 103 --; Scottish Islands Supplement & Catalogue by James Mackay, 1980. þ .. 2.
 104 --; Weltatlas zur Philatelie published by Borek, 1980, in German. Useful for lists and maps of
  numbers used in postmarks (especially in Germany and States) þ .. .. 5.
 105 --; three prestige colour auction catalogues for sales of USA (1993), Japan (1999), and China
  etc. (2003). þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 106 --; Squared Circle Postmarks by W.G. Stitt Dibden, 1974; also 1962 book about UK slogan
  postmarks. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 þ --; see also Germany.
 107 --; Non-Philatelic; Reader’s Digest Illustrated Atlas of the World 1997 (2001 reprint) þ 5.
 108 Supplies (New); Compass 32 stockbook (white pages), as new (retail £16.55) þ   8.

Buy or Bid Sale - New extension to the service, as from the last sale.
The Buy or Bid Sale will take place as normal on the evening of this auction, but with one small
change. Vendors now have the option of leaving any unsold lots with us (small items only). These
are then available in our shop from Tuesday morning until closing on Saturday for visitors to purchase
at the marked upset price. (This, after experience, is subject to variation at future auctions.)
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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
The following two pages of lots are all old approval books (similar to material sold last month) from the
stock of a dealer in Austria, which we have broken into suitable lots. There are few stamps after about
1980. Condition is generally fine, mint often being u.m., and duplication varies.
 109 Africa; 4 books m. & u. of mixed countries. .. .. .. .. 13.
 110 Africa; 2 books m. & u., mainly French Colonies and ex-colonies. .. .. 6.
 111 Asia; 4 books of Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, etc. .. .. .. 8.
 112 Australasia; 1 book S.Australia, early Fiji, a few Australia. .. .. 15.
 113 Australia; 5 books used, mainly modern. þ .. .. .. .. 8.
 114 Austria; 7 books of mint, mainly 1920s-80s inc. sets. þ   .. .. 15.
 115 Austria; 7 books of used, mainly middle to modern. þ .. .. .. 7.
 116 Austria; 7 books of used, similar to previous lot.þ .. .. .. 8.
 117 Austria; 8 books of mint, early to about 1960s, with moderate dupl. þ .. 14.
 118 Austria; 8 books of used middle to modern mainly commems. þ .. .. 12.
 119 Austria; 7 books mainly mint approx. 1910s-70s defins and commems. þ .. 16.
 120 Austria; 7 books mainly used commems, some earlier defins. þ .. .. 18.
 121 Austrian Area; 1 book of Lombardy & Venetia, Austrian Levant, a few others. (57) 8.
 122 Baltic States; 1 book m. & u. Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia.  .. .. 8.
 123 Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi; 1 book mint and used. .. .. 4.
 124 Belgium; 1 book mint inc. 1929 Express set (4), 1929 Orval opt. 3f, 5f, some sets. 45.
 125 Belgium; 1 book mint early to middle. .. .. .. .. 12.
 126 Belgium; 4 books used railway stamps. .. .. .. .. 10.
 127 Bohemia and Moravia; 1 book 1939-44 used. (92) .. .. .. 3.
 128 Bosnia and Herzegovina; 3 books m. & u. (180) .. .. .. 18.
 129 Bulgaria; 2 books mint, mainly 1900s-60s, inc. 1907 Accession 25st m.m., 1935 Ladislas set
  (5) m.m., many other medium values. .. .. .. .. 28.
 130 Bulgaria; 4 books mint 1960s-70s. .. .. .. .. 10.
 131 China; 7 books, mainly People’s Republic, some earlier. þ .. .. 10.
 132 Commonwealth; 1 book with Cape triangulars (3 x 1d, 5 x 4d, 1 x 1/-, varied quality), other
  Cape, and a few early Antigua, Bahamas, NSW. .. .. .. 30.
 133 Commonwealth; 3 books, mainly earlier Bahamas, St. Helena, Rhodesia, South Africa, and
  Malaya. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 134 Commonwealth; 1 book Australian States, Fiji, Cook Is., Tonga, etc. .. 12.
 135 Commonwealth; 3 books of Malaya, Hong Kong, Rhodesia, and others. .. 10.
 136 Commonwealth; 1 book Ceylon, North Borneo, few others. .. .. 8.
 137 Commonwealth in Asia; 8 books largely used India, Ceylon, Pakistan. þ .. 12.
 138 Crete and Epirus; 1 book m. & u. (70) .. .. .. .. 8.
 139 Croatia; 2 books m. & u. (137) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 140 Danzig; 5 books mint and used (c.420) þ .. .. .. .. 15.
 141 Estonia; 1 book m. & u. (71), plus Pernau opts. on USSR (16) .. .. 8.
 142 Europa; 3 books, mainly 1960s m. & u. .. .. .. .. 10.
 143 Europe; 1 book of m. & u. Central Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and
  Netherlands (inc. 1923 Jubilee 50c m.m.) .. .. .. .. 10.
 144 Former French Colonies; 4 books mainly mint. .. .. .. 8.
 145 French Colonies; 4 books m. & u. .. .. .. .. 10.
 146 German Area; 3 books with Upper Silesia, Memel, Occupation of Belgium, etc.  12.
 147 Germany; 1 book mint from early to about 1920, with several 1872-74 Eagles (large shield 50.
 148 Germany; 4 books mint, mainly about 1915 to inflation period. .. .. 10.
 149 Germany; 4 books used, mainly Germanias through to about 1920. .. .. 8.
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General, 29 September 2003  Page 8    Estimate.

  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
  Approval Books (continued).
 150 Germany (3rd Reich); 7 books of mint, with 1934 Air 2m (2), 3m (2) m.m., others of
  medium value. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 151 Germany (West); 8 books of used, with a few better in earlier. þ .. .. 18.
 152 Germany (West); 8 books used, defins and commems, inc. some Allied. Occ. þ 10.
 153 Germany (East); 10 books mainly used (some mint, some sets, inc. 1953 Five Year Plan set
  of 18 l.m.m.) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 154 Greece; 5 books m. & u. inc. sets. þ .. .. .. .. 10.
 155 Guatemala; 1 book m. & u., useful little seln. .. .. .. 10.
 156 Guinea; 2 books m. & u. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 157 Hungary; 8 books mint, c.1910s-70s, some medium or better values inc. 1925 Sports set (8). þ 30.
 158 Hungary; 7 books used, early to c.1960s, many medium values. þ .. .. 20.
 159 Hungary; 1 book used inc. 1871-73 litho 5k (2), 10k, engraved 3k (2), 5k (2), 10k, 25k (3),
  mainly fair/fine. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 160 Israel; 6 books m. & u. þ .. .. .. .. .. 7.
 161 Italian Area; 1 book Italy, Roman States, Vatican, m. & u. .. .. 15.
 162 Italy; 5 books m. & u. þ .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 163 Korea (North); 1 book mint 1950s-70s inc. sets, good catalogue. .. .. 12.
 164 Korea (North); 3 books used, mainly modern c.t.o. .. .. .. 4.
 165 Korea (South); 2 books mainly mint miniature sheets (15) .. .. 4.
 166 Latin America; 8 books of Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, others. þ 14.
 167 Latin America; 4 books mixed countries m. & u. .. .. .. 8.
 168 Lebanon; 1 book m. & u. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 169 Liberia; 1 book m. & u. mixed periods. .. .. .. .. 5.
 170 Luxembourg; 1 book m. & u. Officials. Includes 1875 2c perf. (cat.£30.), 1881 10c f.u.
  (£170.), 25c f.u. (£85.), and other better. .. .. .. .. 35.
 171 Monaco; 1 book mainly mint 1939-66 inc. 1953 postage due set (18). .. 24.
 172 Nepal; 3 books largely used, with a number of earlies. .. .. .. 24.
 173 Netherlands; 7 books used, mixed periods inc. earlies, charity, 4 interrupted perfs, etc. þ 30.
 174 Netherlands; 1 book mint inc. 1923 Jubilee 50c, 1932 Child Welfare 12½c, 1950 Bombed

  Churches 20c. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 175 Netherlands and Colonies; 4 books mainly mint. .. .. .. 10.
 176 Romania; 9 books mint, early to about 1970s, with sets and better values. þ .. 30.
 177 Romania; 8 books used, early to modern with better. þ   .. .. 28.
 178 Spain; 1 book mint – mixed inc. 1876 10pf (cat.£85.) .. .. .. 20.
 179 Spain; 3 books mint inc. 1960s sets. .. .. .. .. 10.
 180 Switzerland; 3 books used. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 181 Tunisia; 1 book m. & u. (132) .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 182 Turkey; 7 books m. & u. þ .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 183 United States of America; 1 book of mainly earlier m. inc. 1893 Columbian 50c fair u.,
  1898 Mississippi 50c mint (creased), 1904 St. Louis 10c unu. (part gum). .. 50.
 184 United States of America; 7 books mainly cheap, e few better earlies, and some U.N. þ 8.
 185 United States of America; 7 books m. & u., one book with some earlier useful. þ 16.
 186 Upper Silesia; 1 book m. & u. (75) .. .. .. .. 3.
 187 Vatican; 2 books m. & u. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 188 Venezuela; 1 book m. & u. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 189 Vietnam; 3 books used and unused, North and South. .. .. .. 6.
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  Collections and Mixed Lots, continued.
  Non-Philatelic Items
 190 Coins; album with a mix of UK 1/- (22), 6d (39), pennies, odd others. þ .. 7.
 191 Football; a few coin pres. packs/cards for Spain ’82, and packet of old postcards featuring
  Aston Villa FC. Also 5 medallions for 1980 Moscow Olympics. þ .. .. 20.
 192 Postcards; mixed bundle, UK and foreign, early to modern, some worthwhile. Includes
  Scottish views, subjects, modern repro cards, etc. (c.250) þ .. .. 30.
 193 --; shoebox of modern used cards (c.600) þ .. .. .. .. 5.
 194 --; Railway; interior views of railway stations – Cupar, Fort William, Kintore, York, and
  King’s Cross (all used 1905-24). .. .. .. .. .. 15.

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inclusion in this sale. Categories normally include mainline groups such as coins, banknotes, medals, postcards, cigarette and trade cards, as well as (for example) toys, prints, jewellery, cameras, golfing
and motoring memorabilia, tickets, beermats, musical (instruments, sheet music, records), books, advertising, art, and so on. We are willing to consider anything. However, please do not send things
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even if you have lots in both sales.         :::        Closing for entries soon !
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  Classified by Country
 195 Aden; 1949 S.Wedding 10r u.m., cat.£27. .. .. .. .. 10.
 196 Alsace and Lorraine (German Occupation; 1870 1c, 2c, 25c (6) mixed quality unu./m.m.
  Sold "as is".  .. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 197 Andorra (French); 1932-43 defins m.m. seln. of 40 different, s.t.c.£450. .. 50.
 198 Ascension; 1934 1d, 2d, 8d, 2/6 m.m., cat.£52.75; also St.Helena 1922-37 5d u.  10.
 199 Australian States; Western Australia; page with 32 mainly used, s.t.c. approx.£70± 5.
 200 Australia; 1913-14 and 1915-28 seln. of used ‘Roos comprising 2d, 5d, 6d (2), 9d pair, 1/-
  (2), 2/- (2), also m.m. 1d. Mainly good/fine. Minimum cat.£313. .. .. 42.
 201 --; 1913-14 Kookaburra 6d l.m.m. (centred high). SG 19, cat.£65. .. .. 15.
 202 --; 1914-23 (approx.) seln. of mainly fine m.m. KG5 Heads, values to 4d inc. shades. S.t.c.
  £240. (20) .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 203 --; 1923-24, 1929-30 (creased), and 1931-36 ‘Roo 6d values m.m., cat.£69. .. 10.
 204 --; 1937-49 3d Die I u.m., SG 168, cat.£60. .. .. .. .. 15.
 205 --; 1942-60 useful m.m./u.m. and used range of coil pairs and blocks inc. a few joins. Mainly
  fine. S.t.c.£325. (18 pairs, 6 fourblocks) .. .. .. .. 45.
 206 --; 1948-56 no wmk. 9d u.m. block of eight (one marked), cat.£176. .. .. 24.
 207 --; 1964-97 remainder used colln. on pages (100s) þ .. .. .. 10.
 208 --; printed album with a largely used colln. to 1977 (500+, inc. some better); also 1981 and
  1982 Year Books. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 209 --; Postage Dues; 1938 set (7), and 1946-57 set (10) mainly g./f.u., SG D112-128, cat.£65
  and £45. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 210 --; --; 1938 1/- - six used vertical pairs, mainly fine but a few faults. SG D118, cat.£144. 16.
 211 --; --; 1958-60 no wmk. – Die I 1d (4), Die II ½d (8), 1d (4), 3d (4), 4d (8), 5d (8), 6d (4), 8d (8),
  10d (4), plus 1/- (8) and 2/- (4), all used, mainly f./v.f., many in pairs or blocks. Cat.£922. 80.
 212 --; --; 1958-60 Die II ½d (2), 1d (2), 3d, 4d (2), 5d (2), 6d, 8d (2), 10d, and 1/- (2), 2/-
  (3-strip), all used, mainly fine, cat.£259. .. .. .. .. 28.
 213 --; --; 1958-60 ½d Die II u.m. block of 30, SG D132a, cat.£75. .. .. 10.
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 214 Australia; Postmarks; medium stockbook of QE stamps, mainly on piece, being a collection
  of the postmarks of South Australia (c.500+) þ .. .. .. 22.
*** --; see also Mixed Lots; Covers (1954).
 215 Australian Antarctic Territory; 1957-99 u.m. run on stockleaf, complete to 1988 (just a
  few later), s.t.c.£130. (99) .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 216 --; 1957-99 used run on stockleaf, complete but for 1998 Transport $1. S.t.c.£150. 28.
 217 --; 1957-68 complete m.m. (cat.£56. for u.m.), and 1957-61 complete used (£8.40) 10.
 218 --; 1957-61 complete m.m. and used, and 1966-68 defin set (11) m.m. (cat.£64.)  8.
 219 --; 1972 Cook – 20 u.m. sets, cat.£100. .. .. .. .. 15.
 220 --; 1979-81 seln. of used fourblocks (mainly Ships issue), with first day cancels of a variety
  of Antarctic bases. (26 blocks) .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 221 Austria; 1969-84 box of unaddressed PO FDCs, mainly commems (single stamps per cover),
  little duplication. (c.400) þ .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 222 Bahamas; 1921-37 Mult. Script CA £1 v.f.u. (cancel may not be contemporary). SG 125, cat.
  £300. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 90.
 223 Barbados; 1858-80 mainly used range of Britannias on two pages – attractive seln., most of
  which are good/fine, and s.t.c.£180. (25); also 1882-86 used seln. (11, s.t.c.£75.) inc. 3d (2
  shades), 1/-. .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 224 --; 1858 Britannia 1/- black f.u. with four margins (2 good, 1 even, 1 good to close). Tiniest
  tear at top. SG 12a, cat.£75. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 225 --; 1892-99 mint set (first 2/6 only) plus 7 extras m./u., and 1897-98 Diamond Jubilee set (9
  + extra 6d, 8d) m.m. Mainly fine, a few minor creases etc. Cat.£293. .. .. 40.
 226 --; 1905 ½d to 6d, 1906 Nelson set (7), 1909-10 ½d, 1d, 1912-16 set to 1/-, 1916-19 various
  values to 2/-, etc. All these m.m., plus other odds m.m. or used. S.t.c.£500± (62)  90.
 227 --; 1920 Victory set (12) m.m. (the 1d CA used), 1921-24 defin set (12, plus a few extras)
  m.m., 1925-35 defin set (13, plus odd extras) m.m., 1935 Jubilee set used, etc. S.t.c.£270.
  (60). Mainly fine, a few bends etc. .. .. .. .. 55.
 228 --; 1938-51 l.m.m./m.m. range on pages, with 1938-47 defin ½d green perf.14, 1d scarlet
  perf.13½ x 13, other defins to 2/6, 5/-. (S.t.c.£400. for u.m.) (44) .. .. 70.
 229 --; 1946 Victory 1½d f.u. fourblock on small piece, one with the “two flags” variety (cat. £20.
  for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 230 Belgium; 1851-1961 m. & u. colln. – some u.m. sets in later years. (100s) þ .. 15.
 231 --; 1930 Stamp Exhibition 4f v.f.u. (cat.€90.), and 1934 Anti-Tb 5f l.m.m. (cat.€380. for
  u.m.); also a reproduction of the 1930 Exhibition m.s.  .. .. 40.
 232 --; Railway Parcel Stamps; 1882-1971 accum. on stockcards and in club booklet (c.600,
  some highly dupl.), plus bundle of 1960s parcel receipts with stamps (c.300) þ .. 20.
 233 Belize; 1977, 1978, 1979 Birds sets and min.sheets u.m., cat.£42. .. .. 10.
 234 Bermuda; 1865-1903 1d (both colours), 3d, 6d (both shades – the scarce dull purple is fine
  unused with part gum, wing margin at right, tiny nick at lower left), and 1/- all mint (generally
  sound and clean with gum), cat.£1,900+; also a selection of used values inc. 1d (both
  colours), 2d (both colours), 3d, 6d (both colours), 1/-, and 1d pale rose block of 12, mainly
  fair to fine, cat.£330. [view image] .. .. .. .. .. £200.
 235 --; 1938-53 KG6 high values l.m.m./m.m. seln. comprising 2/- (3), 2/6 (2), stated to be SG
  nos. 116a, 116c, 116e ? , 117 (2). (Cat.£464. for u.m.) .. .. .. 70.
 236 --; 1938-53 KG6 high values l.m.m./m.m. seln. comprising 5/- (2), 10/- (3), 12/6, and £1 (2).
  Stated to be SG nos. 118d, 118f ? , 119a, 119c, 119e, 120a, 121b, 121d. (Cat.£760. for u.m.) £100.
 237 Bhutan; small m. & u. colln. on a few pages (38) .. .. .. 3.
 238 Bosnia and Herzegovina; 1879-1918 (approx.) m. & u. colln. on a few pages (84) 10.
 239 British Guiana; seln. of stamps with postmarks (mainly 1900-1920s) of Aurora (12),
  Beterverwagting (50), H.M.P.S. (18), and MAIL BOAT/DEMERARA RIVER (1).  .. 10.
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 240 British Honduras; 1882-1916 small used seln. in club book. Includes 1882-87 1d blue, 1d
  rose, 1888 local 20c on 6d, 1902-4 20c, 1904-7 10c, etc. (12) .. .. 22.
 241 Bulgaria; mainly 1960-90 c.t.o. in stockbook (c.700) þ   .. .. 6.
 242 Burundi; 1983 Animals with WWF opt. 25f to 85f good/fine commercially used. Surprisingly
  scarce. SG 1403-1410, cat.£256. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 243 Canada; Newfoundland; 1862-64 2d rose-lake f.u. (4 good margins) SG 17 cat.£375.; and
  6d used (4 margins but heavy cancel) SG 20 cat.£100. .. .. .. 60.
 244 --; --; stockbook with 100s of mainly used stamps, some still on piece, some of postmark
  interest. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 245 Canada; 1897 Jubilee 1c attractive vertical pair of plate proofs in orange on white card. Fine,
  though margin narrower at right.  .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 246 --; 1897 Jubilee 6c, 8c (small thin), 10c (corner crease), 15c, and 20c mint, cat.£337. 55.
 247 --; 1897 Jubilee $1 fine and attractive mounted mint. Good strong colour and fresh, centred
  slightly high and to left, perforation generally nice (three or four slightly worn perf teeth at
  left), full gum with three hinge marks. SG 136, cat.£400. [view image] .. .. £100.
 248 --; 1903-12 KE7 2c vertical strips of four and three u.m. but slightest adhesions and two tiny
  thins. Cat.£140. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 249 --; 1922-31 1c yellow used vertical pair imperf. horizontally. SG 256c, cat.£27.  6.
 250 --; stockbook with 100s of stamps (and a c.35 covers/cards) mainly kept for their postmarks.
  Mainly QV to early QE periods. þ .. .. .. .. 12.
 251 --; packet of mainly 1960s/70s in u.m. blocks, face value $100., but some better than postage. 24.
 252 Ceylon; 1938-49 50c perf.13 x 11½ mounted mint (two or three slightly short perfs top and
  foot), SG 394 (cat.£160. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 253 China; small mix with a few modern stamps, some 1970s commercially used postcards
  (some with odds from 1975 Wushu, one with 1968 Ballet 8f), etc.  .. .. 12.
 254 --; old approval book with c.375 m. & u., largest numbers of Sun-Yat-Sen issues. 7.
 255 --; People’s Republic; 1983 Terracotta Figures booklet complete and fine u.m. SG SB18,
  cat.£50. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 256 --; --; a similar lot. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 257 --; --; a similar lot. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 258 Christmas Island; 1963-98 range of u.m. in sets, s.t.c.£80. (95, 9 m.s.) .. 18.
 259 --; 1990-2000 seln. of 25 sets and 2 m.s. used (mainly f.u./c.t.o. – just a few poorer). S.t.c. £110. 22.
 260 Cocos (Keeling) Islands; 1963-98 mint range on stockleaf (a few earlier m.m., then majority
  u.m.), virtually all in sets. S.t.c.£140. (25 sets, some odds, 8 m.s.) .. .. 24.
 261 --; 1992-2000 f.u. range on stockleaf comprising SG nos. 270-363, 384-8, plus a few earlier
  odds. S.t.c.£110. .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 262 Congo (Brazzaville); 1963 Town Hall 100f fine commercially used (couple partly short
  perfs). SG 27, cat.£120. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 263 Cook Islands; 1893-1967 m. & u. range on three pages, with some better, s.t.c.£250± (69) 28.
 264 --; Penrhyn Island; 1902-17 seln. of m.m. odds to 1/-, s.t.c.£80. (11)  .. 12.
 265 Cyprus; 1921-23 wmk. Mult. Script CA 6pi g.u., two tone spots. SG 96, cat.£65.  10.
 266 Czech Republic; 1993 Europa – 11 u.m. sheetlets (each of four) cat.£7½ per stamp = £330. 30.
 267 Czechoslovakia; early to modern dupl. used in two stockbooks (c.3,000) þ .. 20.
 268 --; pages from a couple of old albums, up to about 1930s inc. some medium values (c.450) 14.
 269 Denmark; 1864-70 Crown and Sceptre 2s (crease), 3s, 4s (thin), 8s (pinhole), 16s (pinholes)
  used. Cat.£255. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 270 --; small stockbook with m. & u. mix inc. 1927 Caravel set (6) m.m. (cat.£32.), 1929 Cancer
  set (3) m.m. (£27.), 1935 Andersen set (6) heavy m.m. (£25.), other mint odds, a range of
  used, and a few Greenland and Faroes. (c.350) þ .. .. .. 24.
 271 Egypt; 1923-37 seln. of mainly used sets/part sets. S.t.c.£125. (35) .. .. 15.
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 272 Falkland Islands and Dependencies; Falkland 1938-50 defin nine odd values to 1/- u.m.
  (cat.£55.), plus F.I.D. 1944 opts. complete set (32) used (cat.£40, a little toned)  20.
 273 Fiji; 1954-59 defin set (15) u.m. (except 2½d, 6d, 1/-, 2/6, £1 are l.m.m., and 10/- is f.u.)
  (cat.£100. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 274 --; 1959-63 defin set (13) m.m./u.m. (cat.£40. for u.m.), and same set used (£11.)  8.
 275 --; 1960s-80s range of u.m. sets on stockleaf, mainly commems (61 sets) .. 20.
 276 --; 1971-77 Birds and Flowers defins – ten u.m. sets (no 25c values) not checked for wmks.
  Minimum cat.£254½  .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 277 --; 1979-94 original set (17) in fourblocks, plus a range of the various imprints (39, mainly
  different) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 278 --; 1979-80 Architecture (no imprint) defin set (17) – five u.m. sets. Cat.£7 x 5 = £35. 9.
 279 France; 1849-1929 seln. on two stockcards with Cérès, Napoléon (s.t.c.£565.); a few other
  defins, and 1924 Olympics, Modern Art (s.t.c.£140.) Mixed quality (66). .. 24.
 280 --; 1849-52 Cérès 20c black on white f.u. horizontal pair. Very good margins, couple of
  minor creases. Cat.£80. .. .. .. .. .. 14.
 281 --; 1877-90 P & C 25c bistre on yellow m.m. (toned, off-centre, cat.£250.); also 1923-26
  Pasteur 1f and 1f25 m.m./u.m. fourblocks, cat.£168. .. .. .. 40.
 282 --; 1933-40 mainly u. seln. of mainly better commems and airmails. S.t.c.£190. (40) 24.
 283 --; mint and used range in stockbook, includes some corner date blocks. (c.1,500) þ 18.
 284 --; 1941-42 Pétain 1f50 brown unused strip of four, thought to be the British Intelligence
  forgeries. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10.
 285 --; 1955 National Relief set (6) l.m.m. (cat.£85. for u.m.)  .. .. 12.
 286 --; 1974-83 collection of Documents Philatélique in four albums (c.300) þ .. 75.
 287 --; dupl. used in broken stockbook, most useful for modern. (c.2,000) þ .. 15.
 288 --; Postage Dues; 1859-63 typo. 10c (good margins) and 15c (mixed margins) f.u., SG
  D87-88, cat.£22. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5.
 *** --; see also Germany (French Legion).
 289 France and Colonies; stockbook of mixed m. & u. (some on first day pieces) (100s) þ 10.
 290 French Colonies and Post Offices; 1954 Liberation Anniv. seln. of 12 different u.m. inc.
  Comoros. S.t.c.£80. .. .. .. .. .. .. 16.
 291 --; French Polynesia; 1965 ITU 50f u.m., cat.£65. .. .. .. 15.
 292 --; French Southern and Antarctic Territories; 1962 Satellite, 1963 Quiet Sun set (2),
  1965 ITU, 1966 Satellite strip, 1966 “D1”, all u.m., cat.£389. .. .. £100.
 293 German States; Bavaria; 1914-20 m. & u. seln. on stockleaves, some dupl., values to 20m.
  (280) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 294 --; Hamburg; m. & u. seln. of 22 m. & u. stamps, mainly genuine but mixed quality. 28.
 295 --; Württemberg; 1863-64 9k black-brown g.u. – some rough perfs. SG 58, cat.£350. 12.
 296 Germany; 1872-1944 printed album with used and mint (mainly heavily mtd.) colln., with
  main value in 3rd Reich period. (c850+) þ .. .. .. .. 22.
 297 --; 1923-33 useful collection on pages, mainly used. Better items are 1924 Welfare set used
  (4, cat.£70.), 1927 Hindenburg Birthday set (4) used (£42.), I.A.A. opt. set (3) u.m. (£60.for
  m.m.), 1930 IPOSTA miniature sheet unmounted mint (SG cat.£325. for u.m., Michel €1,500
  for u.m.), 1928-31 Zeppelin set (3) used (£120.), 1930 Zeppelin S.America 4m l.m.m. (£225.),
  1931 Zeppelin Polar 1m used (£100., corner faults), 1931 Welfare set (4) used (£80.), 1932
  Welfare set (5) used (£70.), etc. Total catalogue approx.£3,000. Condition generally good/
  fine. (162, 1 m.s.) [view image] .. .. .. .. .. .. £450.

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 298 Germany; 1932-45 strong used collection in printed album, almost complete for the period
  (34 unfilled spaces). Better items include 1933 Wagner 25+15pf (cat.£140.), 1935 OSTROPA
  miniature sheet (cat.£600. – quite nice for one of these with two strikes of special cancel, a
  bit of paper deterioration at the watermark as commonly found, and some marks on reverse
  which seem to be carbon copies of later postmarks), 1936 Summer Olympics pair of m.s.
  (£85.), 1937 all four Hitler m.s. (total £159½), 1937 Brown Ribbon m.s. (£85.), 1939 Motor
  Race opts set (£87.), 1939 opts. on Danzig (13 values excl. 3pf - £118.). A fine collection.
  S.t.c.£1,900. (385, 9 m.s.) [view image] þ .. .. .. .. .. £450.
 299 --; 1933-45 m. & u. colln. in Safe hingeless album. Better inc. 1934 Welfare 20pf, 25pf u.m.
  (cat.£80. each), 1935 Welfare 15pf, 25pf, 30pf u.m. (£20., £30., £40.), 1936 Winter Relief
  15pf (2 @ £17½), 25pf (£14.), 40pf (£20.) u.m., 1937 Winter Relief 15pf, 25pf, 40pf u.m.
  (£72.), etc., but many cheap gaps. (170) þ .. .. .. .. 75.
 300 --; 1936-76 largely mint collection in old printed hingeless album, with a selection of 3rd
  Reich material, then West Berlin only, with numerous u.m. sets. (100s) þ .. 35.
 301 --; 1936-47 seven large pieces with various stamps f.u. (c.t.o.) – stamps inc. 1936 Olympics
  set (8, cat.£16.), Winter Relief set (£16.), 1937 Winter Relief set (£18.), 1938 Winter relief
  set (£21.), 1940 Winter Relief set (£13.), 1943 Forces set (£16.), etc.  .. 22.
 302 --; stockleaf with a used seln. of se-tenants, mainly Hindenburgs (c.30 pieces) .. 6.
 303 --; 1945-63 mint and used (sometimes both, back to back) collection in hingeless album of
  Allied Occupation (British and American Zones) and of West Germany. Some better values
  included. (100s) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 304 --; medium stockbook of mainly Allied Occupation issues, plus a few German Occupation of
  Poland, Ukraine, etc. (100s) þ .. .. .. .. .. 14.
 305 --; French Legion; 1942 set (5) used, along with eight French stamps, on envelope, small
  faults. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 4.
 306 --; Local Issues; Löbau; 1945 fancy “D” opt. on 19 different Hitler heads u.m. Sold "as is".  6.
 307 --; --; stockbook of Sängerstadt, Spremberg, Görlitz, Storkow, and similar, plus opts. on Hitler
  heads, etc. (c.275) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 308 --; Allied Occupation; m. & u. range in stockbook with some dupl. comprising Allied
  Military Post (115), British-American (114), French (123), Baden (76), Rheinland (51),
  American-British-Soviet (186, inc. 42pf numeral used cat.£20.), Soviet (68). Also some
  reasonable Saar 1927-57 (160). þ .. .. .. .. 45.
 309 --; --; stockbook of Allied Military Post, British & American. Used with duplication, but
  some seem to be sorted into specialised types. (c.640) þ .. .. .. 30.
 310 --; --; British and American Zones; 1948-50 1dm Holstentor perf.14 fine m.m. (centred to
  upper left). SG A132ab (cat.£110. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. 12.
 311 --; --; French Zone; Baden 1948-49 defin. (no “PF”) 6pf f.u. (cat.£14.), 90pf f.u. (£85.), 1949
  Rastatt set (3) v.f.u. (£78.), 1949 Stamp Centenary set (2) v.f.u. (£22.), Württemberg 1948-49
  defin. (no “PF”) 40pf v.f.u. (£35.), 80pf v.f.u. (£35.), 90pf v.f.u. (£90.), 1949 Goethe set (3)
  f.u. (£85., 10pf creased), and Werner set (2) g.u. (£25.). .. .. .. 75.
 312 --; --; Soviet Zone; 1948 collection of local overprints (“Bezirkhandstempel-Aufdrucke”)
  mint (mainly fine u.m.) in stockbook. Sold "as is", as many later fakes exist. (500+) þ 40.
 313 --; West Germany and West Berlin; u.m. colln. in printed album of W.G. (1960-68, 170),
  and W.B. (1964-72, 195). þ .. .. .. .. .. 22.
 314 --; --; 1988-97 colln. of Ersttagblatten of W.Germany, W.Berlin, and Unified. (c.400) þ 50.
 315 --; West Germany; 1949-68 untidy m. & u. colln. in album, sets and odds. Inc. 1949 Parlia-
  ment 10pf f.u. (cat.£20.), Refugees 10pf, 20pf f.u. (£26.), 1955 Humanitarian set (4) m.
  (£32.), more complete from about 1960. (100s) þ .. .. .. 50.
 316 --; --; 1949 registered cover to Sweden with 1949 Stamp Centenary set (crayon mark onto
  20pf), 1949 UPU 30pf, and another all f.u. (cat.£157.) .. .. .. 40.
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 317 Germany; West Germany; mainly used duplicated in stockbook, with some mint. Majority
  are Heuss defins, plus a few other defins, some commems, and a few Saar also. (100s) þ 16.
 318 --; --; 1954-99 used lot of Charity issues in stockbook with duplication. Includes quite a
  number of sets, especially in 1957-84 period. (c.1,000) þ .. .. 22.
 319 --; West Berlin; 1948-90 m. & u. colln. in two albums. Earlier years very patchy, a bit
  stronger from 1960s, more u.m. sets after about 1979. (100s) þ .. .. 45.
 320 --; --; 1975-81 (and a few later) bundle of Ersttagblatten with mixed duplication. (c.200+) þ 20.
 321 --; East Germany; 1950-90 m. & u. colln. in 6-volume Safe “Dual” hingeless albums (pages
  from 1949, some pages marked, but expensive albums). Very mixed content – some just used
  odds, other sets complete u.m. Very few earlies but inc. some better m.s. e.g. 1954 Stamp
  Day used (cat.£42.), 1955 Schiller u.m. (£20.), 1955 Engels u.m. (2 @ £55.), also 1955
  Gallery 15pf u.m. and f.u. (£54.), etc. (100s) þ .. .. .. £100.
 322 --; --; 1968-78 collection in printed album, apparently complete and unmounted mint. (900,
  45 m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 323 --; --; huge stockalbum of mainly used (much c.t.o.) with mixed dupl. from early to c.1990.
  (1,000s) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 324 --; Perfins; three stockleaves of mainly 1910s to 1930s issues. (c.230) .. 20.
 325 --; Postal Stationery; mixed bundle m. & u. comprising States (5), Hansa (3), mixed early
  Germany (13), W.Germany 1949 Parliament 20pf card m., E.Germany (2), Russisch-Polen
  (2), Saar (3). .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 326 --; Literature; eight-volume souvenir collection Deutsches Post-Archiv containing repros of
  documents, maps, prints, covers, cards, letters, etc. Text in German. (100s of items) þ 30.
 327 --; Germany Mixed Lots; stockbook containing mainly used ranges of Saar (c.220, s.t.c.
  £470.), French Zone (c.180, s.t.c.£500+), Bavaria (c.150, moderate catalogue), and West
  Berlin (c.150, s.t.c.£800+) þ .. .. .. .. .. 90.
 328 --; --; large accum. in carton, arranged in 21 stockbooks – most periods/types covered.
  Majority cheap, but smaller numbers worthwhile. (1,000s) þ .. .. 75.
 329 --; --; stockalbum stuffed with duplicated stamps of all periods, mainly used (1,000s) þ 15.
 330 Gibraltar; 1921-27 Mult. Script CA 2/- (reddish purple) f.u., SG 99a, cat.£42. .. 12.
 331 --; 1938-51 3d perf.14 m.m., centred low. SG 125a (cat.£130.for u.m.) .. 18.
 332 Gold Coast; 1937 airmail cover to Edinburgh franked 3 x 1928 6d cancelled Kumasi c.d.s.,
  manuscript “Par Avion Francaise” and “180/360”. Charged 3/- at delivery (3 x 1/- UK
  postage dues) with boxed “MORE TO PAY AIR RATE ABOVE ½ OZ”, etc. [view image] .. 20.
 333 Greece; 1861-87 and 1886-95 mainly used range of Hermes types packed onto two pages.
  (144) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 32.
 334 --; 1927-28 Battle of Navarino set (6) l.m.m./m.m., cat.£55. (€240.), plus 2 odds.  24.
 335 --; early to fairly modern remainder colln. on pages (c.530, 4 covers) .. .. 8.
 336 Greenland; Cinderella; Thule; (1935-36) set (5) in imperf. official reprint pairs.  10.
 337 Grenada; 1861-1951 m. & u. seln. on stockleaf. QV inc. some fiscally used, but interesting
  mix. S.t.c.£320± (87)  .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 338 Hong Kong; 1921-37 wmk. Mult. Script CA $3 g.u. (small corner crease), SG 131 cat.£55. 8.
 339 --; 1992-96 defins seln. of 20 off values in u.m. fourblocks, to $5, $10, $20, $50 (one with
  short perfs). Cat.c.£100. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 340 --; British POs in China; seln. of QV-KG5 stamps with pmks. of Shanghai (11), Foochow
  (10), Swatow (3), Canton (2), Hankow, Ningpo, and Liu Kung Tau. S.t.c.£115. .. 22.
 341 Hungary; 1961-74 bundle of covers with wide range of stamps used, probably inc. many sets. 8.
 342 --; accum. in 4 stockbooks (1,000s) þ .. .. .. .. 15.
 343 --; early to modern dupl. used in stockbook (c.2,000) þ .. .. .. 10.

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 344 Iceland; 1876-1940 mainly u. seln. of odds, generally better values, inc. 1882-95 40a unu.
  (slightly faded, cat.£75.), 1902-4 50a, 2kr f.u., 1907-8 2-Kings 16a f.u., 1911 Sigurdsson 25a
  m.m., 1920 2kr g.u., 1929 10kr on 2kr g.u., 1930 Millenary 10kr f.u., etc. Generally fine.
  S.t.c.£450. (31) .. .. .. .. .. .. 50.
 345 --; seln. of 27 (=21 different) numeral postmarks on stamps. .. .. 5.
 346 India; International Commission in Laos; 1957 set (5) in u.m. blocks of 12 (certification
  marks on backs of 75np). Cat.£77. .. .. .. .. 12.
 347 India and States; 1860-1950 mint and used colln. in US printed album of India (c.200) and
  Indian States (c.600 – nothing valuable seen, but decent range) þ .. .. 40.
 348 Indian States; Las Bela; 1897-1904 unusual m. & u. seln. on three pages. Poor to fine, but
  seldom seen. S.t.c.£225± (22) .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 349 Iran; 1981-94 u.m. colln. in stockbook, probably about 80% complete (c.420, 2 m.s.) þ 30.
 350 Ireland; 1940-68 St. Patrick chalky 2/6, 5/-, 10/- m.m. (cat.£33½ for u.m.) .. 6.
 351 --; packet with approx. 500 mixed used commemoratives off-paper. .. .. 8.
 352 --; Booklets; 1951-53 2/6 booklet complete and fine. SG SB9, cat.£50. .. 15.
 353 Israel; 1947-69 album of covers – majority special event, opening of POs, first flights, some
  commercial, registered, etc., and a very few FDCs. (97) þ .. .. 30.
 354 --; 1951-54 collection of souvenir covers in three albums. Mix of PO openings, slogan post-
  marks, special events, some FDC. (c.170) þ .. .. .. .. 26.
 355 --; 1951 National Fund 80pr (ploughing) stuck on souvenir card, signed by W.W.Wind and
  Y.Struski (the stamp’s designers). .. .. .. .. 3.
 356 --; 1966-99 extensive colln. of illus. FDCs in seven cover albums, unaddressed from 1972 on.
  (c.700+, apparently all-different) þ .. .. .. .. 75.
 357 --; stockbook of dupl. mainly used to about 1969 (100s) þ .. .. 5.
 358 Italy; mainly mint mix in stockbook. Includes sets and medium values, many around
  1930s-50s. (300+) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 359 Ivory Coast; 1960-84 small used seln. of often better stamps inc. 1960 Masks 1f to 85f, 1965
  Birds set, etc. S.t.c.£100. (29) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 360 Liechtenstein; 1985-90 seln. of c.t.o. sets, plus a few others. (190, 16 m.s.) .. 24.
 361 --; Postage Dues; 1920 20h, 25h, 40h, 50h, 80h, each in vertical imperf. pair on ungummed
  paper, printed in black. Status unknown, some creases. .. .. .. 5.
 362 Macao; 1931-33 surch. 1a, 2a, 4a, 5a (creased), 15a, 20a m.m., cat.£56½ .. 10.
 363 Malaya; m.m. and used seln. of mainly States, generally better values, s.t.c.£370. (31) 35.
 364 --; Straits Settlements; 1912-23 $2, $5 (white backs) sound used (heavy cancels), cat.£82. 8.
 365 --; --; 1912 cover (attractive printed Adelphi Hotel envelope, but trimmed at left end) to
  Copenhagen with KE7 1c, 3c, 4c cancelled Singapore. .. .. .. 6.
 366 --; --; 1937-41 defin set (missing the 30c) m.mint (cat.£245. for u.m.) (17) .. 50.
 367 --; Kelantan; 1921-28 1c (2), 2c (2), 5c (2), 50c, and $1 (2), all opted. SPECIMEN m.m./l.m.m.,
  gum toning on four. (The set of 13 specimens is cat.£350.) .. .. 20.
 368 Mauritania; 1906-90 m. & u. colln. on pages, later years generally c.t.o. (293, 24 m.s.) 20.
 369 Mauritius; 1858-1949 m. & u. range on mixed old pages, poor to fine. Includes a good
  number of better values (some of which fine). S.t.c. approx. £700+ (153) .. 40.
 370 --; 1900-5 4c (2 diff.), 5c, 12c, 25c, 50c, 1r, 2r50, heavy m.m., cat.£100. .. 18.
 371 Mexico; 1938-90 m. & u. in stockbook, with many u.m. after 1965. (c.850) þ .. 15.
 372 Monaco; 1891-94 5c, 10c, 15c (1 short perf.) fine m.m., cat.£295. .. .. 30.
 373 --; 1975-94 seln. of 14 c.t.o. Europa sheetlets, plus 1981-96 seln. of miniature sheets c.t.o.
  Total s.t.c.£420.  .. .. .. .. .. 75.
 374 Montenegro; 1874-1910 m. & u. mix on old pages (c.85) .. .. 10.
 375 Nepal; 1881-1983 tiny seln. inc. 1898-99 4a imperf used. (26) .. .. 4.

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 376 Netherlands; 1852-91 used seln. – high catalogue (s.t.c.£600+) but some poorer. (25) 20.
 377 --; 1919 surcharge 40c on 30c, 60c on 30c (2), l.m.m./m.m., SG 234-5, cat.£96. .. 16.
 378 --; shoebox with thousands of used stamps, mainly defins, most from about 1970s. (1,000s) þ 3.
 379 New Zealand; 1898-1909 Pictorials mainly used seln. of mixed issues, a couple fiscally
  used. (25) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 380 --; mainly used lot in stockbook – earlier stamps largely defins. Includes 1935 Trans-Tasman
  7d m.m. (cat.£35.) and poor used (£40), plus a few other slightly better. (100s) þ 30.
 381 --; 1935 to 1941 Health issues complete l.m.m./m.m. (mainly fine), plus the same range g./f.u.
  Cat.£96.70 (20) .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 382 --; 1938-52 seln. of KG6 defins m.m./u.m. inc. 1938-44 set (7) u.m. (cat.£35.), 1947-52 set
  (10) m.m./u.m., 4 counter coil pairs, etc.  .. .. .. .. 15.
 383 --; 1958-93 seln. of Health and other m.s. mixed m.m./u.m./used, a few faults on earlier.
  S.t.c.£220. (28, plus 2 cinderella m.s.) .. .. .. .. 22.
 384 --; packet with approx. 400 large size used modern stamps, mainly medium/higher values. 6.
 385 --; Postal Fiscals; 1940-58 seln. of used odd values to £2 (a couple fiscal cancels) (15) 15.
 386 --; Postage Dues; 1899-1949 mainly g./f.u. (a few m.m.) seln., mixed issues, s.t.c.£200+ (30) 22.
 387 --; Official; 1907 2/- vertical pair – upper stamp fine m.m., lower u.m. but with tone spots.
  SG O66, cat.£70 x 2. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 388 --; --; 1940 Centennial set (11) mixed used (cat.£35.), plus extra l.m.m. 1½d, 4d, 6d, 9d (cat.
  £80. for u.m.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 389 --; --; 1940 Centennial 1d, 2d, 4d, and 6d each with the “ff” joined variety, v.f.u. (but the
  cancels look like later additions). (Cat.£270. for postally used.) .. .. 15.
 390 --; Life Insurance; 1891-1947 Lighthouse issues dupl. mainly used seln., not sorted for perfs
  etc. S.t.c. minimum £170. (38) .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 391 Nicaragua; 1869-1990 m. & u. colln. on pages. Earlier years mixed m.m. and used, later
  generally c.t.o. (c.1,000+ ? ) .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 392 Nigeria; 1938-51 5/- perf.13 x 11½ m.m., centred to left. SG 59 (cat.£110. for u.m.) 20.
 393 Norfolk Island; 1947-89 mint range on three stockleaves, nearly all u.m., and much in sets,
  defins and commems. (210+, 3 m.s.) .. .. .. .. 20.
 394 --; 1953 5/- corner imprint fourblock (3 u.m., 1 u.m.) (cat.£168. for u.m.) .. 24.
 395 North Borneo; Japanese Occupation; 1944-45 opt. on Japanese defins short set to 10s m.m.
  (sheet interleaving adhesion on two), SG J35-42 (cat.£56½ for u.m.) .. .. 12.
 396 --; --; Postal Seals; 1943 set of four postage dues stamps with three characters between
  vertical black lines u.m.. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 397 Norway; 1856-57 Oscar 2sk (1), 3sk (6), 4sk (11), and 8sk (6) used. Condition varies from
  poor to fine. Cat.£550+ .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 398 --; 1863-66 2sk (2), 4sk (8), 8sk (3), 24sk (2), 1867-68 1sk (3), 2sk (2), 4sk (9), all used, poor
  to fine. Also 1867-68 2sk m.m. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 399 --; 1871-75 Posthorn 1sk (1, small tear), 2sk (3), 4sk (1), 7sk (1), all sound mint with gum
  but heavily mounted and with some toning. Cat.£59. .. .. .. 6.
 400 --; 1871-1974 mainly used remainder range of defins on pages, some slightly better posthorns,
  1878 Oscar high values, 1907-10 Haakon 1kr Die A used, 1kr Die B m.m. (100s) þ 30.
 401 --; 1886-1929 mint seln. of Posthorns on a few pages. Majority are sound good/fine, but some
  heavily mounted, some spots of toning, and a few odd faults. Includes 1893-1908 Central 10ø
  perf.14½ x 13½, 10ø perf.13½ x 12½, Knudsen perf.14½ x 13½ 25ø (2), 50ø (these good/fine).
  Total cat. SKr.9,582. (57) .. .. .. .. .. 45.
 402 --; 1906-75 (approx.) used accum. in stockbook (c.750) þ .. .. 7.
 403 --; 1941 Norwegian Legion 20+80ø l.m.m., and University 1k u.m., cat.£31. .. 10.
 404 --; 1941 Norwegian Legion f.u. (probably cancelled by favour), and University f.u. on piece
  with first day cancel. Cat.£50. and £32. .. .. .. .. 15.
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 405 Pakistan; 1947-76 mainly mounted mint in stockbook with duplication (often 3x , sometimes
  up to 6x ), inc. some Officials and Bahawalpur. (c.1,000+) þ .. .. 20.
 406 Papua New Guinea; useful mint and used range on stockleaves of Papua (58), GRI opts. (7),
  NWPI (7), and of New Guinea (42). Includes Papua 1901-5 horiz. wmk. 4d, 6d, 1/- g.f.u.,
  1910-11 2/6 type C f.u., New Guinea 1939 Air short set to 5/- f.u., etc. Total s.t.c.£1,050.  £150.
 407 Poland; stockalbum of dupl. used early to modern. (1,000s) þ .. .. 15.
 408 --; c.1979-2000 stockalbum of dupl. c.t.o. (c.2,000) þ .. .. .. 15.
 409 --; Przedbòrz; 1917 2gr, 4gr u.m., Michel 1-2, cat.€220.  .. .. 30.
 410 Portugal and Colonies; valuable collection in two stockbooks. The main value is in Portugal
  (1853-1955) which includes 1853 5r worn die g.u. (4-margin), 1855-56 yell.-green f.u.
  (4-marg.), 1870-84 240r g.u. (2), 1870-84 300r perf.13½ g.u., 1882-87 500r g./f.u., 1894
  Prince Henry set (13) f.u., 1898 da Gama set f.u., 1917-26 Ceres 2e40, 3e heavy m.m., 1926
  Ceres 5e heavy m.m., etc. Good general overall range. (c.1,100+ stamps, 3 m.s., total s.t.c.
  £4,800.) The Colonies stockbook is of much less value, but a fair range nonetheless (550,
  s.t.c.£400.). þ .. .. .. .. .. .. £550.
 411 Romania; early to modern mainly used in stockbook (c.1,500+) þ .. .. 8.
 412 Saar; 1947-59 u.m. colln. on printed pages. Inc. 1948 defin set (16) (cat.£65.), 1950 Kolping
  (1, £27.), 1950 Red Cross (1, £26.), Holy Year set (3, £15.), 1952-55 defin set (14, £40.),
  both 1957 Heuss sets (20 each, cat.£15., £42.), etc. (191). Also a few used. .. 50.
 413 --; 1950 Stamp Day 15f l.m.m. (cat.£60. for u.m.) (Michel €85. for u.m.) .. 15.
 414 --; 1950 Stamp Day 15f g.u., cat.£90. (€140.) .. .. .. .. 18.
 415 Saint Vincent and Grenadines; accumulation of late 1970s/early 1980s material with some
  duplication – approx. 50 presentation packs, 80 u.m. sheetlets/m.s., 30 booklets, and some
  u.m. stamps. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 416 Samoa; 1886-1900 mainly m.m. (some used) seln. of mainly the Palm Tree issues, cat.£120+ (32) 16.
 417 Seychelles; 1980-88 seln. of 10 FDCs, plus a few stamps, inc. Z.E.S. þ .. 8.
 þ Singapore; see Mixed Lots; Covers (1954).
 418 Solomon Islands; 1913-31 m.m. & u. seln. of KG5 defin values to 2/-, mainly fine, s.t.c.£250. (37) 35.
 419 Southern Rhodesia; Revenues; 1924 3/- good fiscally used. Barefoot 1, cat.£25.  8.
 420 Spain; m. & u. colln. in printed album with sparse range from few early, inc. 1930 Goya 10p
  m.m., 1931 Postal Union postage set (10) m.m., etc. þ .. .. .. 10.
 421 --; 1930 Columbus complete set (33) m.m., cat. approx.£100. .. .. 16.
 422 --; 1930 Spanish-American complete set (26) m.m., cat. approx.£110. .. 18.
 423 Surinam; 1923 Jubilee 5c to 50c, 1948 Accession (and 1953 opt. on same set), 1950 Cancer
  set (4), 1951 Juliana set (10), m.m./l.m.m., cat.£117. .. .. .. 16.
 424 Sweden; 1855-1930s small mix on pages, from 1855-58 4 sk.bco. (1 fair u., 1 poor u.),
  various 1910s-30s mint inc. some better values of 1921-36 Gustav defins, etc. .. 30.
 425 --; 1920 etc. 5ø Lion green (some brown) – some 1,000s used in packets. þ .. 8.
 426 --; 1967-2000 box of unaddressed PO FDCs, plus a few postal stationery/maxi cards etc.,
  little duplication. (c.640) þ .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 427 Switzerland; small early used seln. comprising Geneva Cantonal 1849 5c green (forgery of
  SG 66), Transitional 5c (good forgery of SG L2), three Rayons, nine 1854-62 Helvetias.
  Varied quality. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26.
 428 --; 1850-52 seln. of Rayons – 5r (2), 10r (3), 15r (2) mixed used. Cat.£520. minimum, and
  sold "as is".  .. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 429 --; 1862-99 small m. & u. seln. (16), also 18 locals/hotel stamps. .. .. 10.
 430 --; stockleaf of postage dues (48, numeral types in blue or green, sorted in some detail [s.t.c.
  £300 per SG Sectional 1980]), various other 1860s-80s used (41, s.t.c.£300 per SG Simplified
  2002), and a selection of railway stamps. .. .. .. .. 40.

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 431 Switzerland; stockbook with range of mainly used of 1862-81 Seated Helvetias plus a few
  others (c.210), plus a good seln. of the 1878-80 and 1883-1908 postage dues (c.360). þ 30.
 432 --; interesting collection of postmarks in two large printed albums. Almost all are complete
  strikes on piece. Probably about 2,000 different, and still with many gaps to be filled. þ 30.
 433 --; mainly used with dupl., majority 1960s-90s (c.2,000+) þ .. .. 20.
 434 --; Perfins; stockcard with mix of 88 used. .. .. .. .. 8.
 435 --; International Organisations; United Nations; 1950 10pf f.u., SG LU20 cat.£130. (Michel
  20, cat.€200.) .. .. .. .. .. .. 30.
 436 Turkey; 1863-1973 mainly used accum. in stockbook, duplication sometimes up to approx.
  15x , inc. 1958-60 Towns almost complete used plus many mint, also airs and officials.
  (c.3,200, 3 m.s.) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 437 --; early to modern mainly used in stockbook (c.1,300) þ   .. .. 10.
 438 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; 1971-96 (i.e. into modern Russia) in substantial Scott
  Specialty printed album. Appears largely complete to end 1984 after which a few gaps.
  Mainly used/c.t.o. – less than 10% mint. þ .. .. .. .. 75.
 439 --; mainly c.t.o. range in broken stockbook, largely 1960s-80s (100s) þ .. 5.
 440 --; mainly c.t.o. range in stockbook (c.500) þ .. .. .. .. 5.
 441 United Nations; 1950s-80s large quantity of FDCs, generally fine illustrated, and with
  moderate duplication. Includes some with fourblocks, some postal stationery. Apparently
  nearly all NY issues. (c.1,200) þ .. .. .. .. .. 60.
 442 --; New York; accumulation in carton – four albums of FDCs, a box of information cards
  (some with stamps added cancelled first day), a box of postal stationery, and various others. þ 30.
 443 United States of America; 1893 Columbian 2c value specialised collection showing
  numerous varieties such as double transfers, position dots, shades, “broken hat”, etc. (c.180,
  3 covers); also a few 1c.  .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 444 --; 1924-60 mint colln. in album, possibly u.m. but difficult to inspect easily. Miniature
  sheets inc. SG nos. 734, 749, 750 (and 730, 731 little gum). (c.400, 8 m.s.) þ .. 28.
 445 --; stockbook of u.m. coil pairs, much duplication, total face value c.$69. þ .. 24.
 446 --; carton with three albums, some stockleaves, and others – mint and used stamps, some for
  postmark interest, etc. þ .. .. .. .. .. 20.
 447 --; early to modern mainly used in stockbook, most useful for the modern (c.1,000) þ 8.
 448 --; Covers; seln. of 35 covers from US Forces in France about 1918-19, very mixed condition,
  mainly with original letters. .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 449 --; --; 1976 State Flags set (50) on 50 illus FDCs, another set (50) on commercial covers, and
  various space-related souvenir covers etc. (c.45) þ .. .. .. 10.
 450 --; Postmarks; 1896-1920 stockalbum of pieces all with machine flag cancels (c.500) þ 10.
 451 --; --; 13 stamps with US Postal Agency Shanghai cancels (some just small parts) 10.
 452 Upper Volta; 1920-85 m. & u. colln. on pages inc. numerous modern c.t.o. (inc. Burkina
  Faso) (c.300+) .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 453 Vietnam; North; 1954-68 used (cancelled to order) collection in album. A high catalogue
  collection, seldom seen in this completeness. Some better inc. 1954-55 Leaders 100d (cat.
  £20.), 1956 Railway set (4, cat.£100.), Hanoi Government set (4, £200., one minor crease),
  Mac Thi Buoi set (4, £60.), many of the other 1950s issues cat. pounds, 1961 Writers &
  Artists miniature sheet (this u.m., cat.£45.), etc. (c.400) þ .. .. £100.
 454 --; South; 1956-74 stockbook with 400+ stamps, almost complete for the period, and mostly
  u.m. Some are low cat. but not often seen. Some earlier toned. þ .. .. 20.
 455 West Hungary; Lajtabánsác; 1921 piece with 1921 pictorial 50k, 100k, plus postage due
  set (5).  .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3.
 456 Yemen; 1930-62 mainly mint colln. on pages inc. 1930 set (6) l.m.m., 1931 set (11) l.m.m.,
  1939 set (6) u.m., 1940 set (13) m.m., 1952 defin/air set (4) m.m., and other useful. (155, 1
  m.s.) .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.



General, 29 September 2003  Page 19    Estimate.

 457 Yemen; m. & u. modern seln. on a few pages and stockcards. Includes 1960 Olympics m.s.
  u.m. (cat.£40.), some imperfs.  .. .. .. .. 15.
 458 Yugoslavia; 1951 ZEFIZ miniature sheet m.m. (SG MS684a, cat.£140. for u.m.)  16
 459 --; accum. of u.m. sheetlets, part sheets, oddments, mainly 1980s. Includes 1984 Los Angeles
  Olympics x 14 complete sheetlets (= 112 sets, cat.£1.65 per set), and 1986 Yugoslav Auto/
  Assoc. x 2 complete sheets (= 50 sets, cat.£1.35 per set). (100s) .. .. 24.
 460 Zululand; 1894-96 1/- l.m.m., SG 25 cat.£38. .. .. .. 12.
 

  United Kingdom

 461 1841-1977 m. & u. colln. in two binders, strong in commems. Patchy before 1935 (but with
  50 diff. 1d red plates), then commems mainly mint (m.m. to 1965, then u.m.) and used sets
  (missing best things like 1948 £1 and phosphors). (c.850) þ .. .. 40.
 462 1858-79 seln. of 1d red plates each used on piece with Glasgow duplex pmk. (68) 10.
 463 1858-79 2d blue set of 7 different plate numbers good to fine used, cat.£267. .. 18.
 464 1867-83 5/- wmk. Anchor, white paper, used. Reasonable overall, with parts of three or four
  cancels, but creased. Cat.£2,000.  .. .. .. .. .. 40.
 465 1880-83 4d grey-brown (mixed plates) – 57 used examples, mixed condition but mainly
  decent sound quality with about average cancels. Cat.£50. each = £2,850. .. 75.
 466 1880-83 1/- orange-brown (mixed plates) – 25 used examples, mixed condition but mainly
  decent sound quality with about average cancels. Cat.£100. each = £2,500. .. 75.
 467 1883-84 2/6 (3), 10/-, and KE7 5/-, all used perfins. .. .. .. 20.
 468 1883-84 4d green – 71 used examples, mixed condition but generally sound used of average
  colour. Cat.£175. each = £12,425.  .. .. .. .. £120.
 469 1883-84 1/- green – 8 used examples, mixed condition but generally sound used of average
  colour. Cat.£200. each = £1,600. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 470 1887 Jubilee 4½d u.m. pane of 20, some small faults but still attractive, cat.£300. 60.
 471 1913 wmk. Multiple Royal Cypher ½d u.m. (cat.£250.) but creased, and perfs. trimmed at left. 18.
 472 1913-19 Seahorses 2/6 (7), 5/- (3), 10/- (1) average used.  .. .. 28.
 473 1913-19 (1915) De La Rue Seahorses 10/- blue sound used. Fairly well centred, perfs a little
  rougher at foot. Cat.£700. .. .. .. .. .. 35.
 474 1946 Victory 3d u.m. with the “seven berries” variety, SG Spec. QCom9b cat.£18. 6.
 475 1958-66 seln. of mainly varieties inc. five commems with inverted wmks. (inc. 1965 Parli-
  ament 2/6 u.m., cat.£14.) (11 items) .. .. .. .. 20.
 476 1959-68 Castles 2/6, 5/-, 10/- u.m., cat.£113.  .. .. .. 30.
 477 1964-88 bundle of pieces with sets, all cut from first day covers (107). Total cat. as used
  sets £168. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 18.
 478 1973 Paintings 3p u.m. lower corner marginal strip of four with spotty blotches of magenta
  from printing appearing mainly on the first two stamps. (Similar three-strip last month sold at
  £11.). Couple of creases etc. .. .. .. .. .. 8.
 479 Postage Dues; 1914-75 m. & u. range on four pages inc. 1924-31 1½d u., 1936-37 5d f.u.,
  1937-38 set (8) u., 1951-52 set (5) u., 1955-57 set (10) fair u., etc. (79) .. 35.
 480 Postal Fiscals; nine of 1867-81 1d SG F23 g./f.u. with postal cancels (cat.£1½ each), plus
  another 4 with faults, and a pair of SG F19. .. .. .. .. 5.
 *** --; see also UK Perfins.
 481 Presentation Packs; 1977-91 run of packs, all different, plus a few u.m. odd stamps. (Face
  value £98+) (Smaller bid steps accepted on this lot) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 80.

MATERIAL IS ACCEPTED FOR FUTURE SALES AT ANY TIME

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



General, 29 September 2003  Page 20    Estimate.

  United Kingdom, continued.
 482 U.K. First Day Covers; 1968-97 colln. in three cover albums, with straight run of Bureau
  covers from October 1975 to October 1996. Includes 1993 Britannia £10 (but not 1988 or
  1992 Castles). Some of the earlier covers damaged by bad storage. (238) þ .. 50.
 483 --; 1971-84 colln. of Bureau FDCs in two albums, mainly fine. (120+) þ .. 30.
 484 --; 1976-91 collection (two albums plus bundle) comprising a decent run of Bureau FDCs,
  reasonably complete (no Greetings). Also odd earlier. (c.150) þ .. .. 35.
 485 --; 1996-2003 colln. of Bureau FDCs in two cover albums, apparently complete May 1997 to
  August 2003, inc. Greetings, and 1999 + 2003 high values. Also 2000 Royal Mint Q.Mother
  numis. cover. (109) þ .. .. .. .. .. 70.
 486 U.K. Covers and Postal History; 1887 registered cover to Copenhagen, with Jubilee 4½d
  cancelled oval 2D.REGISTERED.2D/MANCHESTER. (Stamp on cover cat £75.) A little grubby,
  but still useful cover. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 487 --; 1903-8 three postcards with English RSO cancels, and an almost complete wax seal of
  BANGOR & CREWE T.P.O. .. .. .. .. .. 6.
 488 --; approx. 1915-71 colln. of FPO cancels on cover or on piece inc. a few FDCs. (c.205 pieces,
  25 covers) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 24.
 489 --; stockleaf of mainly QE Wildings on piece with Field Post Office pmks (in Germany) (45) 5.
 490 U.K. Signed Covers (Football); 1971 European Nations Cup (5) each signed Alf Ramsey. £100.
 491 --; 1972 Blackpool FC/Watney Cup, signed Stanley Matthews. (1) .. .. 15.
 492 --; 1972 Manchester United 70th Anniversary, signed Denis Law. (1) .. .. 15.
 493 --; 1972 Rangers/Moscow Dynamo cover signed Alfie Conn, Willie Johnstone, Tommy
  McLean, and Peter McCloy. (1) .. .. .. .. .. 12.
 494 --; 1972 European Cup (2 covers) each signed Alf Ramsey. (2) .. .. 50.
 495 --; 1973 Inter Common Market Soccer signed Alf Ramsey and Bobby Charlton. Cover is EEC
  FDC with Harrow & Wembley pmk. (1) .. .. .. .. 35.
 496 --; 1974 World Cup/Hearts Centenary signed Willie Ormond and Donald Ford. (1) 10.
 497 --; 1974 European Cup (2 covers) each signed Don Reavie. (2) .. .. 15.
 498 --; 1982 World Cup (5), three of which are signed Ron Greenwood. .. .. 20.
 499 --; 1983 Milk Cup Final signed Bob Paisley. (1) .. .. .. 8.
 500 U.K. Perfins Postal Fiscal 1867-81 1d SG F23 f.u. with postal cancel, with “W.W./U.P” perfin. 4.
 þ --; see also UK 1883-84.
 501 U.K. Islands; bag with approx. 500 large stamps used on piece. þ .. .. 7.
 502 Isle of Man; 1916 printed white Prisoners of War envelope from Swiss internee to Zurich
  with faint circular POST FREE/P.C./PRISONERS OF WAR mark on front, Zurich c.d.s. on back. 12.
 503 --; 1973-91 seln. of presentation packs, some slight dupl. Face value approx.£31. (excluding
  dues) (44) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.
 504 U.K. Mixed Lots; two albums of mixed UK, Guernsey, Isle of Man, and Jersey. Main value
  is in modern mounted mint issues as postage, otherwise little of value. A few loose u.m. also.
  (100s) þ .. .. .. .. .. .. .. £100.
 505 --; bundle of 3 remainder club exchange books of mixed periods. Remains PTSA £530+.
  (generally at about 20% catalogue). (100s) þ .. .. .. .. 45.
 506 --; three cover albums with a mix of FDCs and presentation packs of about 1976-81, also year
  packs for 1975-81, and a few others (and a little bag of world coins). þ .. 45.
 507 --; box with various packets and stockcards – early to modern mint and used with duplication.
  Also includes some Islands, a few locals, plus a few other countries. (Many 100s) þ 40.
 508 --; 1880-1936 (approx.) used three US club books and on stockcard. Light duplication, values
  to QV 2/6, KG5 5/-. Includes 1883-84 9d (2) sound used but poor colour. Condition mixed
  but many fine. (85)  .. .. .. .. .. 35.



General, 29 September 2003  Page 21    Estimate.

  United Kingdom, continued.
 509 U.K. Mixed Lots; QV to QE mix on pages, a number of high values included (100s) 24.
 510 --; stockbook of mixed QV to modern used, often dupl. and inc. some high values (100s) þ 18.
 511 --; remainder club book with used seln. of KG5 to QE inc. a few high values. (80+) 15.
 512 --; a few high values used, several QE decimal/pre-decimal booklets, and mixed others, some
  mixed condition. þ .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.

THE END OF THE SALE
© Robert Murray 2003

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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
t Smaller bid steps accepted                               PTSA priced to sell at
c.d.s. circular datestamp                                    bkt. booklet
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BID FORM - Sale Date 29 September 2003

to Robert Murray,
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