Lot 5007 (Sandafayre #5313, 20th October 2020)

.GENERAL SECTION - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH EXTENSIVE TOPICAL COLLECTION - PROJECT. 1930's-2017. An ALL DIFFERENT, 20th Century, mint, nhm & used (mostly nhm) collection featuring BIRDS on stamps from Commonwealth Countries alphabetically from Hong Kong to Zambia, presented mainly on stock book pages with a small portion in stock books. A plethora of complete sets & miniature sheets, unfortunately, poorly stored & some issues with light staining, much of the later issues are unaffected & are mostly never hinged mint. Bird featuring ranges with many Top values with Hong Kong sets & m/s to $10, Ireland sets to £5 & €10, m/s to £2, NVI self adhesives to N's, W,s  E's, KUT KGVI 10s & £1 mint, extensive Tanzania to 1000/-, Singapore to $ values, useful Pacific Island ranges with many sets & m/s, strong Sierra Leone filling half a stock book, plus Seychelles to 10r, Malaysia & Maldives to top values, Trinidad & Tobago to $50, Tonga with Specimen opt'd, Mauritius 1960's to 10r inc opt'd & later to 25r, St Kitts  & St Lucia sets to $10's, better Nevis with many m/s, Jamaica seen to $50, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa, Homelands, Namibia and many others with good selections. Huge Cat value with plenty to rescue, must be good value at this estimate. see scans for a flavour.  (3500+ stamps & 550+ m/s)

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Auction: Sandafayre #5313, 20th October 2020

Highlights from our 5313 auction include:

  • Egypt - Extensive Early to Modern Collection: Lovely collection broken down into a fine range of better individual items and sets including "Port Fouad" and many imperforate varieties.

  • German Colonies - Valuable High Quality Collection: Fabulous collection with much interest in cancellations, varieties and shades. An unusual offering outside of Germany.

  • Italian Colonies - Extensive Collection, Most Areas Well Represented: Lovely collection broken down to mostly better individual stamps and complete sets with several substantial balance collections. Strength in Eritrea and Post Offices in China.

  • New Zealand - Remarkable "Side Face" Collection: Wonderful old time collection offered as better individual items including many blocks of 4 with several fabulous specialised first and second issue collections packed with unusual material.

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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