Lot 5006 (Sandafayre #5308, 2nd June 2020)

.GENERAL SECTION - HISTORICAL EARLY 1900'S POSTAL HISTORY, STATIONERY & RELATED EPHEMERA COLLECTION a most interesting circa 1902 displayed in a  "Newspaper Cuttings" book, packed with a fascinating and original collection of world wide 19th century to early 1900's covers and cards etc, note a series of delightful European picture postcards depicting stamp subjects, incl. Newfoundland 2c Cod on end of a fishing line , Swiss produced classic stamp postcards, Liebig stamp illustrated trade cards showing various countries incl. pretty China and Japan, Switzerland 1901 Canton of Lucern 5rp and 10rp letter sheets with embossed stamps, Sierra Leone 1900 1d envelope with Southampton Ship Letter cds, Canada 1855 envelope to England with fine "Pkt Letter Paid Liverpool" in red, Tasmania 1901 envelope with Pictorial ½d and 2d each with "A" perfins from Hobart, France c. 1870 "Par Ballon Monte" printed letter sheet, various Germany and States/Colonies incl. Hanover 1855 entire letter with 1g tied blue Luneburg cds, stationery with unusual and not regularly seen material, Great Britain again with 1841 2d on entire, some nice stationery,  Although the majority of the collection is partially or fully stuck down, and with some age staining in places, it is still a wonderful artifact to browse and enjoy, and is doubtful that many other similar types of collection have survived ! See scans for a lovely representation of this collection. (approx 215 items)

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Auction: Sandafayre #5308, 2nd June 2020

Highlights from our 5308 auction include:

  • Canada & Provinces: Good collection of Queen Victoria issues from 1852-7 imperfs through to 1897 Jubilees to $5 offered as individual items with several substantial collections.
  • China & Provinces: High value section of China with many better 1946 values, collections and ranges, provinces including Manchuria and North East China, strong range of War Against Japan issues with many better single items.
  • Cyprus: 1880 - 1928 extensive range with fine range of 1881 surcharge issues offered as individual lots with many elusive plate numbers.
  • Spain: Extensive and valuable early to modern range of better sets and collections with strength in1930s sets, including imperfs, Carlists and Civil War issues. Seldom available.

Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.

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