MALAYA-STRAITS SETT. - 1912-1941 POWERFUL USED COLLECTION on album pages, much of interest throughout. With 1912-23 (Mult Crown CA) all values to $5 (5, various types including a Die II), plus several shades; 1917 Red Cross 3c+2c and 4c+2c; 1921-23 (Mult Script CA) all values to $25 postally used, including 25c Die I (SG 234); 1935 Jubilee set; 1936-37 KGV set plus $5 block of four; 1937 Coronation set plus 8c 'Caste' mark on Queen's Head variety; 1937-41 KGVI complete set (both Dies); plus 1924-26 Postage Due set. Generally good to fine condition. (130+ stamps)
This sale features sets and single items from Federated Malay States, Johore, Kedah, Pahang, Perak, Trengannu and Straits Settlements along with several fine used collections of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan and Straits Settlements.
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Cape of Good Hope Stamps: An extensive range of the classic "Cape Triangulars" from 1853 pale brick-red (SG 1), and including several pairs such as 1855 4d deep blue pair on piece and plenty of items with 3 good margins along with later perfs, revenues etc.
Albania Stamps: We have an interesting selection including several collections including 1913-20 general collection and 1961-64 imperf issues complete never hinged along with double-headed eagle hand stamps, military post and commemorative sets.
Germany Stamps: A very diverse range of items including early air mail, including a superb 1923 200m violet-blue imperf block of 6 nhm, Graf Zeppelin issues, miniature sheets including 1930 IPOSTA on cover, along with some fine mint collections, revenues, occupation issues, air labels etc.
Italy Stamps: A good selection of states including Modena, Parma and Sardinia along with early national issues with a superb 1c olive-green marginal pair and 15c blue block of 4, both with trial cancels, as well as a wide range of commemorative sets, modern varieties etc.
Malaya States Stamps: This sale features sets and single items from Federated Malay States, Johore, Kedah, Pahang, Perak, Trengannu and Straits Settlements along with several fine used collections of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan and Straits Settlements.
Great Britain Stamps: The range includes some attractive Penny Blacks, a selection of QV surface printed items displaying very fine postmarks, and a huge range of entire booklets from KEVII to KGVI period and panes including a 1924 collection of advert panes and some interesting specialist controls collections.
Monaco Stamps: We have a range of commemoratives of the principality including 1951 Red Cross sheetlets set, 1951 Holy Year set imperf, along with earlier Prince Charles issues and some attractive collections, mint and used.
Plus thousands of smaller singles/sets (great for buyers seeking to fill gaps in their collections or find that elusive single stamp!). Hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots etc.