Lot Number: 5001
Closing: 11 April 2017
- Guide price (GBP): 2000 - 2500
- Currency guide (USD): 2480 - 3100
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GENERAL SECTION - 1840-1939 ALL WORLD COLLECTION IN MAURY PRINTED ALBUM An extensive collection of chiefly used "Classic" issues, ALL DIFFERENT & including many "Better" stamps, "Top" values & some useful "Early" Air post issues. Includes GB 1840 1d black with red Maltese Cross, surface printed ranges to 2s6d & 5s, Norway 1856 4s, Germany with Prussia 1850 imperf 1sg, 2sg & 3sg, with 1860s ranges to 6pf & 9kr, Confederation 1868 range to 18kr, Baden 1851 imperfs to 9k, 1860s perf range to 9k, Bavaria 1870s to 2m, strong Empire ranges to 3m, Austria 1860s to 50kr, Swiss 1850 5r & 10r Strubels & later "sitting Helvetia" perf ranges to 50c & "Standing Helvetia" to 3f, Netherlands 185 5c shades & 10c, 1864 set & later William ranges to 1g, Belgium 1850 imperf set & 1863 perf set, later Leopold ranges to various 2f, 1910 Exhib set used, 1911 mint range & "Charleroi" set mint or used, France with Classic imperf & perf Napoleons to 80c, Ceres to 80c, Peace & Commerce to 5f, Mersons to 5f, a sprinkling of Spanish Classics from 1851 onwards, Portugal Luis to 150r, Carlos to 300r, Italy with 19th Century ranges inc States & values to 5L, Russia 1850s Arms to 30k & useful later, Romania 1860s & 1870s ranges to 50Bani, 1890s range to 2L, plus Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Egypt & French Colonies, ranges from most British African counties inc BCA 1897 10s, India & States ranges, China from 1880s inc French Indo-China, Hong Kong, Shanghai 1860s to 8c & spacefiller 6 candareen, Japan 1870s & 1880s ranges, Australia & QV State ranges, Canada QV to 15c, USA 1850s to 3c, 1860s to 30c & later to 50c plus small Latin America selections & much more. A "Collectors Collection", so some stamps with small imperfections, generally good to fine throughout, overall a lovely old time collection (5000+ stamps)