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General Foreign Collections
 
 
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Lot 1835
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Foreign Collections, Western Europe Mostly Country Collections, in 46+ albums incl. hingeless, or stockbooks, also on pages, loose in glassines mostly used, all countries represented except France, Germany (separate lots), incl. Vatican (3), Switzerland (7), Netherlands (8), Belgium (7), Austria (2), Liechtenstein, Portugal (2), Spain (10), Italy (3), Monaco, Greece, Luxembourg, some mint to fairly recent with some later new issues, some dupl. used, mostly organized but needs some work, scattered 19th Century mixed condition, 20th Century mostly fine to very fine, rarely seen in this quantity, needs inspection. Accumulation of many collections bought over the decades.
Estimate $4,000-5,000.
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$4,313
Lot 1836
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Foreign Collections, Scandinavia Collection, Collectors collections with nothing removed, many better items throughout, Greenland complete mint from 1938 to 1987 incl. overprints and duplication, Denmark mint collection to 1985, Danish West Indies mint and used, Finland almost complete used collection from 1856 to 1975, Netherlands almost complete collection from 1852 to 1970 (pages to 1987) mint or used in Lighthouse album, Norway from 1855 to 1972 mostly used with better classics and Sweden from 1855 to 1972 mixed mint and used, huge cat. and great for retail breakdown or internet sales, generally Fine.
Estimate $3,000-4,000.
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$5,175
Lot 1837
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Foreign Collections, Baltic States Collection, two well filled Lighthouse albums from 1919 to 1940s on nicely written up pages including, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Memel, only a handful are missing from this collection, many are signed, incl. owners list of all items, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $14,661 2014 (Owner's).
Estimate $3,000-4,000.
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$3,738
Lot 1838

Foreign Collections, Italian Area Collection in Scott Album., Few thousand with pages to 1960 mostly o.g. with few early used, many complete sets in most countries incl. Cyrenaica, very complete Fiume, Eritrea, Libya, San Marino, Trieste, extensive Tripolitania, Vatican City and some Italian States, incl. back of the book, worth a close look, fresh throughout, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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$2,990
Lot 1839
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Foreign Collections, Scandinavia Classic Used Collection, thousands of 19th Century, virtually all used sorted on binder pages in 3 albums, all classic countries represented except Iceland, created from numerous collections purchased over many years, dupl. throughout, virtually all value in very early period with heavy dupl. of lower values, strong in Denmark, Finland with numerous "teeth", Norway with #1's, incl. cancels (identified) incl. better, high cat. pieces and mint, scattered certs. and notations throughout, scattered covers, occasional variety, some back-of-book, very high cat., very mixed condition throughout, worth close inspection. Few items bought individually out of auctions. Rarely seen in this quantity .
Estimate $2,500-3,500.
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$5,750
Lot 1840
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Foreign Collections, Middle East Accumulation, Stockbook with many better items throughout incl. errors, shifts, double overprints and other items, some items of interest by S.G. numbers incl., U.A.E. # 50a mint and used, 95-97 used, #95 (3) used, unissued set from 1975 for Gulf Long Distance Swimming, 211a in a block, Oman 212 (5) used, 214 (4) used, Saudi Arabia 1348 and 1358 special issue mini sheets, Dubai 17a (30), 59b and 59c part sheets mint, and much more incl. some proof, huge cat. value for the specialist in this area, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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$8,050
Lot 1841
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Foreign Collections, Scandinavia Mostly Country Collections, in 17 albums incl. hingeless, or stockbooks, also on pages, loose in glassines mostly used, all countries represented incl. better Iceland, also Norway (4), Greenland, Sweden (6), Finland (3), Denmark (2), some mint to fairly recent with some later new issues, some dupl. used, mostly organized but needs some work, scattered 19th Century mixed condition, 20th Century mostly fine to very fine, rarely seen in this quantity, needs inspection. Accumulation of many collections bought over the decades.
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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$2,300
Lot 1842
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Foreign Collections, Collectors Intact Collections, Three bankers boxes with better collections and nothing removed as received from collector, Laos mint from 1951 to 1973 appear to be complete for period with booklets included, Cambodia mint from 1952 to 1973 and appears complete including souvenir sheets, Italy and Colonies mixed mint and used from 1863 to 1962 with better sets, Fiume mint and used in stockbook, Nicaragua mint and used 1862 to 1949, Belgium from 1858 to 1953 in Lighthouse album with better sets and singles mint or used another books with Congo, Luxembourg mint and used from 1852 to 1967 with better sets and singles, Mexico from 1856 mint or used, and Ireland, Czechoslovakia and Ryukyu collection, thousands in cat. value and great for breakdown to retail or internet sales, please inspect, aa, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$2,645
Lot 1843
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Foreign Collections, Huge Accumulation and Stock, thousands of mint and used in 3 banker boxes running from classics to 1970s in stockbooks, albums, pages files and loose, noticed Scandinavia, Portugal, nice group of Russia, Switzerland collection and much much more, thousands in cat. value, please inspect, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$2,300
Lot 1844
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Foreign Collections, Latin America Country and General Collections, in about 19 albums incl. hingeless, or stockbooks, also on pages, loose in glassines mostly used, all countries represented incl. Mexico (2), Brazil, Argentina (2), Chile (2), to fairly recent with some later new issues, some dupl. used, mostly organized but needs some work, scattered 19th Century mixed condition, 20th Century mostly fine to very fine, rarely seen in this quantity. Accumulation of many collections bought over the decades.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$4,025
Lot 1845
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Foreign Collections, Collection in Albums, 14 Scott albums in 3 banker boxes (no China) with thousands of mint and used running from 1800s to 1960 with most being in 1930s to 1960s, many better items to be cultivated noticed nice collection of mint Ryukyu and Saar, must inspect, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$2,185
Lot 1846
 
Foreign Collections, Europe Oldtime Mint Collection, In binders on pages, virtually all 20th Century in complete sets, strength in Vatican, Germany, Monaco, Switzerland with Semis and better sheets, Musical, earlier period l.h., later mostly n.h. to 1960, occasional gum tone spot from old mounts, scattered older FD's (mostly Vatican), generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$978
Lot 1847
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Foreign Collections, Asia Mostly Used Collection/Accumulation, in 7 albums/stockbooks, on pages, loose in glassines, etc., consisting of Laos, Japan most value with dupl. used from early period to 1990's, scattered later mint, also better Mongolia, page of Tibet, weak Cambodia, North Korea, and Thailand, mostly Fine to Very Fine. Accumulation of many collections bought over the decades.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$1,035
Lot 1848
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Foreign Collections, Eastern Europe Mostly Country Collections, in 14 albums incl. hingeless, or stockbooks, also on pages, loose in glassines mostly used, incl. Poland (5), Yugoslavia (2), Hungary (2), Bulgaria (3), also Baltics, Albania (Czechoslovakia separate lot) some mint to fairly recent with some later new issues, some dupl. used, mostly organized but needs some work, scattered 19th Century mixed condition, 20th Century mostly fine to very fine, rarely seen in this quantity, needs inspection. Accumulation of many collections bought over the decades.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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$1,035
Lot 1849
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Foreign Collections, Mint and Used Middle East, in 7 albums, on pages, loose in glassines, etc., most value in Egypt with many complete sets and with UAR, but incl. Turkey to 1990, Iran to 1980, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Yemen, and a few others, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$978
Lot 1850
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Foreign Collections, Europe Mint and Used Accumulation, 15 stockbooks filled with mostly mint (many n.h.) selection from Belgium, Luxembourg, Hungary, Switzerland, etc. plus some Israel, please take a close look as there are better items and numerous useful materials here, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800-900.
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$575
Lot 1851
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Foreign Collections, Classic Europe Collection, couple hundred hand selected by collector, mostly Belgium imperfs, Luxembourg, and Netherlands 1st issue, mostly used but incl. Belgium #9 mint, most imperfs with margins all round, few Scandinavia, much above average condition for this period, fresh throughout, also scattered items incl. album, and few forgeries, Fine to Very Fine overall.
2014 Scott $10,000.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$604
Lot 1852
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Foreign Collections, Middle East Accumulation, thousands of mint and used (lots of n.h.) running from classics into the 1990s, many better items throughout incl. Qatar well filled to 1997, Egypt 1867 on in few different albums, glassines with sets from all area, huge catalog value, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $700-1,000.
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$920
Lot 1853
 
Foreign Collections, Souvenir Sheet Group, 20th Century mostly n.h. collection/accumulation with some used items on black stock pages, highlights incl. Belgium Scott #B106, Q465 (footnote), Greece 2145 (sheet of 10), Hungary 486, Liechtenstein 159a, 218 (x3), Netherlands B144a-5a, San Marino 1562-3 (sheets of 20), Iceland B5-6, some duplication, well worth inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
2017 Scott $4,695 (Owner's).
Estimate $500-750.
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$575
Lot 1854
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Foreign Collections, Latin America Stock, thousands of mint and used in 8 stockbooks, on pages and in files running from classics to 1970s, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-750.
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$604
Lot 1855
 
Foreign Collections, Trieste and AMG Mint Collection, n.h., on pages or in glassines, mostly complete sets, occasional gum tone spot from old mounts, incl. better Dues, Special Delivery, occasional used, only missing a few, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott approximately $6,000 (Owner's).
Estimate $500-750.
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$719
Lot 1856
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Foreign Collections, Interesting Accumulation, 19th & 20th Century mint and used collector's accumulation consisting of stamps put away over many years, incl. new issues, old issues, approvals, year sets, mixtures etc., features Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain and more, offered as received, careful inspection recommended, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-750.
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$661
Lot 1857
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Foreign Collections, Asia Accumulation With China, thousands of mint and used running from classics to 1970s in stockbooks on pages and loose, noticed Korea, China, Mongolia, North Korea, Thailand, Tana Tuva and more, worth a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-600.
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$776
Lot 1858
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Foreign Collections, Small Group of Better Souvenir Sheets, leading off with Portugal #641a, Portrait of Brotero (2), 649a Navigators (12), 661a Portugal Naval School centenary (6), Liechtenstein 395 (note) 10Fr. Madonna (7), Japan 283a (with folder), DDR 264a (3), all the aforementioned n.h., then l.h. Japan 407, 423 and 457, and Germany B33, B91-92, and three copies of B104, tape included, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,268.
Estimate $400-500.
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$345
Lot 1859

Foreign Collections, Specialized A.M.G. Collection, Few hundred mostly mint on Bush pages, issues for Germany, France, Austria and Italy, incl. varieties, printings, multiples, noted "Gratis" and Military Permit issues (6 with Bush certs.), worth a close look, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350-450.
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$546
Lot 1860
 
Foreign Collections, Mostly "New Issue" Asia Lot, n.h., on APS circuit books, bid boards, 1960's-70's "new issues", incl. Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam, incl. souvenir sheets, imperfs, deluxe proofs, many complete sets, no China, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350-450.
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$242
Lot 1861
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Foreign Collections, Baltics Collections and Serbia, collectors intact mint and used collection in three albums of the Baltic area and Serbia running thru the 1940s, the strongest is Serbia but nothing is signed so if you are an expert in this area you may have some great finds, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $300-400.
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$776
Lot 1862
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Foreign Collections, Dealer Inventory, Thousands and thousands of mostly used from all periods identified and sorted in glassines with duplication in 26 file boxes, mostly from European countries, great lot for ebay or retail sales as the work is mostly done.
Estimate $300-400.
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$518
Lot 1863
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Foreign Collections, China and Asia Interesting Accumulation, mostly 20th Century accumulation of mint n.h., some used, featuring China large souvenir stockbook in a briefcase, misc. year sets, also Japan, Korea, Laos and Thailand, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$374
Lot 1864
 
Foreign Collections, Asia Modern Souvenir Sets, Etc., accumulation of China souvenir items incl. 1999 Kunming International Horticultural Exposition, also some Thailand, Japan, etc., mostly n.h., worthwhile, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$253








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