Lot 3270 (Express #6329, 25th January 2022)

UNITED STATES - 1851-1901 FABULOUS USED COLLECTION A valuable old time collection on Yvert printed album pages, chiefly all different, and which includes 1851-55 3c imperf (two margins), 1857-61 perf 15½ 1c, 3c, 10c, and 12c, 1861 perf 12 1c, 2c, 5c brown, 10c, 12c (x2) and 24c, 1861-66 2c and 15c, 1869 1c, 2c, 3c, 6c, 10c, 12c, and 15c (type I), 1870-71 set complete with all values from 1c to 90c, 1875 similar types set complete from 1c to 15c with additional 10c shade, 1875 2c and 5c, 1882-83 2c, 4c, and 5c, 1887-89 set complete to 90c, 1890-93 set complete to 90c, 1893 Columbian Expo set complete to 30c (all of these except the 5c and 15c are mint), 1894 set to 15c, 1895 set of 13 of all values to $1, $2, and $5, 1898-99 set complete, 1898 Trans-Mississippi set to 50c (the 2c and 4c are mint), plus 1901 Pan-American Expo complete set. Some of the earlier stamps are with minor faults e.g. straight edge, but condition is generally good to fine throughout, cat approx $7,900. (approx 130 stamps)

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Auction: Express #6329, 25th January 2022

Highlights from our 6329 auction include:

  • 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.

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