STAMP COLLECTIONS – OUR EXPERT'S choice

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Here we showcase just a stamp collections that have caught our expert's eye – we hope our fellow philatelists will find them as interesting as we do.

Lot 1877 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1855-1912 Extensive used collection, well anotated and written up on pages. Includes 1855 1d dark green (three ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 1922 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

.GENERAL SECTION - KGVI BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COLLECTION all different mint and used collection in SG "KING GEORGE VI" printed album, generally ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,300
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Lot 1956 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

TOPICALS - 1949 UPU 75TH ANNIVERSARY - FOREIGN ISSUES Fine mint collection in a special album, apparently complete for all non British Commonwealth ... read more

Est. £350 - £4,000
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Lot 1975 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

ADEN - 1937-63 VERY FINE MINT COLLECTION. An ALL DIFFERENT collection that includes 1937 Dhows complete to 1r brown, 1939-48 complete set plus the ½a ... read more

Est. £250 - £275
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Lot 2042 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - NEW SOUTH WALES 1854-1905 AN ATTRACTIVE MINT COLLECTION presented on printed "Scott" pages, inc 1854-59 6d (probably cleaned), ... read more

Est. £225 - £250
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Lot 2163 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - BRITISH COLUMBIA - 1860 - 1871 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION of mint or used stamps on a single SG "Imperial" album page with just 2 empty spaces, ... read more

Est. £4,000 - £5,000
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Lot 2165 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - NEW BRUNSWICK - 1851 - 1863 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION INCLUDING O'CONNELL unused & used collection on a single SG "Imperial" album page includes ... read more

Est. £4,400 - £5,000
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Lot 2169 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - NEWFOUNDLAND - 1857 - 1928 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION of mint (& unused) and used stamps on 5 SG "Imperial" album pages with just 3 significant ... read more

Est. £5,000 - £6,000
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Lot 2192 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

CANADA - 1851 - 1927 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES. A mint & used collection on 5 SG "Imperial" album pages with only 2 empty ... read more

Est. £5,500 - £6,500
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Lot 2315 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

COOK IS. - 1893-1944 INTERESTING MOSTLY MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, includes 1893-1900 perf 12x11½ 1d brown (x3), 1d blue, 2½d, 5d & 10d (x2) ... read more

Est. £400 - £500
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Lot 2336 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - 1866-1922 MOSTLY MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, includes 1866 1d mint & 6d used, 1867-70 1d (x3, used & two unused) & 4d ... read more

Est. £400 - £500
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Lot 2422 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

CANADA - 1882-1937 ATTRACTIVE MINT COLLECTION, CAT £6000+ presented on old stock pages, includes 1889-97 2c & 10c Small Queens unused, 1897 vals to ... read more

Est. £600 - £800
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Lot 2493 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1919-1936 USED COLLECTION. A most useful used collection with sets, top values & a good range of Air post issues, presented ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 2519 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

COCOS IS - 1963-2005 VERY FINE USED COLLECTION An attractive collection neatly presented in a stock album, includes 1963, 1969, and 1976 defin sets, ... read more

Est. £320 - £350
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Lot 2597 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

EGYPT - 1923-1958 VERY FINE MINT all different collection, with a largely complete run of Postage Issues for the period. Note 1923-24 King Fuad set ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 2734 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1919-1938 FINE MINT / NHM COLLECTION. An attractive, ALL DIFFERENT collection dotted with pairs, blocks, Airs & a good ... read more

Est. £600 - £700
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Lot 2796 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

ITALY - 18678 SPECIALISED COLLECTION Highly attractive collection of stamps and proofs with 15c "Solid" background proofs in a range of colours (7), " ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 2921 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

KUWAIT - 1939-1954 FINE USED KGVI COLLECTION. A well presented, all different collection, light hinged onto printed sleeved pages that includes the ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 2930 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

LATVIA - 1918-19 SPECIALISED "ARMS" COLLECTION Extensive very mint and fine used collection of both imperf and perforated issues including many ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 2966 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

HONG KONG - 1977-1997 COMPREHENSIVE SUPERB NEVER HINGED MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, all different, includes Commemorative issues COMPLETE from ... read more

Est. £325 - £375
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Lot 3025 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES - SAURASHTRA 1949-1950 USED COLLECTION on leaves, includes 1949 1a on ½a opt in red (x2, one with Larger first 'A' in 'ANNA' ... read more

Est. £180 - £200
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Lot 3075 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

MONTENEGRO - 1941-1943 ITALIAN OCCUPATION VERY FINE USED COLLECTION with 1941 (June) King Peter II overprinted most values to 16d, plus a few Air ... read more

Est. £800 - £1,000
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Lot 3076 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

MONTENEGRO - 1943-1944 GERMAN OCCUPATION VERY FINE USED all different collection. With 1943 (22 Nov) King Peter II surcharges complete set (Sass S. ... read more

Est. £700 - £800
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Lot 3180 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

ITALIAN COLONIES - SOMALIA 1903-1934 VERY FINE MINT POSTAL ISSUES COLLECTION presented on a series of album pages. A beautiful collection that ... read more

Est. £1,500 - £1,750
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Lot 3217 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

JAPAN - 1941-1951 ATTRACTIVE FINE MINT COLLECTION on pages, all different, includes 1941 both National Parks sets, 1942-45 Defins set, 1946-47 Defins ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 3261 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

NEW GUINEA - 1915-1922 "N.W. PACIFIC ISLANDS" OVERPRINTS FINE MINT COLLECTION with 1915-16 KGV range to 5d including 1d vertical strips of the 3 ... read more

Est. £220 - £250
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Lot 3558 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

NEW ZEALAND - 1935-1981 FIRST DAY COVERS COLLECTION An impressive collection in three matching volumes, mostly on illustrated covers and generally ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 3607 (Express #6297, 1st October 2019)

SPAIN - 1860-61 IMPERFS attractive used collection, chiefly 4-margin examples with good variety of postmarks. Comprises 2c (39), 4c (39), 12c (14), ... read more

Est. £400 - £450
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Lot 3635 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

NYASALAND - POSTMARKS 1908-1954 collection of the stamps of Nyasaland Protectorate showing a good range of readable postmarks, mostly circular types, ... read more

Est. £170 - £180
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Lot 3719 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

PORTUGUESE COLONIES - MADEIRA 1868-1925 old-time mint and used collection on printed pages. Note 1868-70 (Curved label) 120r used; 1871-80 (Straight ... read more

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 4028 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

SPANISH COLONIES - PUERTO RICO 1873-98 19TH CENTURY COLLECTION, all different, mixed mint & used presented on a trio of protective stock pages. ... read more

Est. £250 - £275
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Lot 4091 (Kwik-Bid 4297, 17th September 2019)

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - 1851-1937 INTERESTING OLD TIME MINT COLLECTION presented on stock pages with better values, multiples, paper types, varieties & ... read more

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 5201 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1884-1912. MINT & NHM "SWANS" COLLECTION on a stock card, ALL DIFFERENT & includes 1884 ½d on 1d yellow- ochre ... read more

Est. £250 - £275
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Lot 5863 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

CYPRUS - TREMENDOUS COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES of mint & used stamps with almost every space filled, includes the 1880 "Cyprus" opt's ... read more

Est. £1,800 - £2,200
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Lot 6087 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

FRENCH COLONIES - SYRIA 1919-1924 ALL DIFFERENT OLD TIME MINT COLLECTION presented on stock pages that includes sets, top values, varieties, back of ... read more

Est. £850 - £950
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Lot 6097 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

FRENCH DEPENDENCIES - NEW CALEDONIA 1948-1993 "POSTE AERIENNE" AIR POST NHM COLLECTION. A beautiful, comprehensive collection presented on printed ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 6131 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

GERMAN OCCUPATIONS - 1943-1945 OCCUPATION OF LAIBACH (LJUBLJANA) VERY FINE USED all different collection. With A COMPLETE BASIC RUN of Postage, Air, ... read more

Est. £2,000 - £2,500
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Lot 6334 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

HONG KONG - 1862 - 1926 TERIFFIC COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES. An eye- stopping mint & used collection on 4 SG "Imperial" album pages with ... read more

Est. £5,000 - £6,000
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Lot 6369 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

HONG KONG - 1938-52 KGVI MINT DEFINITIVE COLLECTION An impressive, ALL DIFFERENT definitive collection presented on a stock page, includes a ... read more

Est. £850 - £900
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Lot 6376 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

HONG KONG - BRITISH PO's IN CHINA 1917 - 1927 complete m/u collection on a single SG "Imperial" album pages includes 1917-21 wmk Mult Crown CA set ... read more

Est. £750 - £850
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Lot 6451 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

IRELAND - 1922-1925 OVERPRINTS MINT COLLECTION on stock pages, all different, includes 1922 Dollard opts set, plus red opts to 9d, 1922 Thom opts set ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 6802 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

MACAU - 1884-1925 ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION ON PRINTED PAGES mint and used, mostly fine and fresh condition. With 1884-85 "Crown" range (10 different) to ... read more

Est. £1,100 - £1,300
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Lot 7018 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

MOROCCO AGENCIES - 1898 - 1936 TREMENDOUS COLLECTION ON "IMPERIAL" ALBUM PAGES. very comprehensive collection of mint & used stamps begins with the ... read more

Est. £700 - £900
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Lot 7396 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

PORTUGUESE COLONIES - AZORES 1868-1931 old-time mint and used collection on printed pages, plus additional stamps on stockleaves awaiting sorting and ... read more

Est. £550 - £650
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Lot 7406 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

PORTUGUESE COLONIES - PORTUGUESE GUINEA 1881-1938 old-time mint and used (mostly fine fresh mint) collection on printed pages, plus additional stamps ... read more

Est. £500 - £600
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Lot 7689 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

SOUTH AFRICA -COLS & REPS - CAPE OF GOOD HOPE POSTMARKS 1864-1910 collection with various "Hope Seated" types to 5s (incl a few surcharges), "Hope ... read more

Est. £325 - £350
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Lot 8141 (Sandafayre #5297, 24th September 2019)

GREAT BRITAIN - PERFINS - A SUBSTANTIAL, SPECIALISED COLLECTION presented with the perfins identified on stockleaves in a binder. A vast variety of ... read more

Est. £800 - £900
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