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Foreign General Collections
 
 
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Lot 1501
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Foreign Collections, Collector's Estate Balance, mint and used mostly 20th Century in 4 boxes and one for literature, in albums, on pages, loose, etc., incl. Netherlands collections, Israel and Germany loose and collections, some better items in purchased cards bought privately and in mail auctions, never got into the main collections, inspect carefully, generally Fine.
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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$1,955
Lot 1502
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Foreign Collections, Latin America Mint Stationery, 1983, in 3 Pittsburgh boxes, nice mixture of countries incl. El Salvador (381 - retail $1628); Argentina (271 - $1757); Cuba (165 - $2969); Nicaragua (212 - $1481), sleeved and priced, identified by Higgins & Gage numbers, late 19th to early 20th Century, very little dupl., retail mostly $3-8 range, total retail $14,529, mostly clean group. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,800-2,000.
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$1,610
Lot 1503
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Foreign Collections, Mostly Mint Group, select group of a few hundred items from mid 1900s to about 1960, with strength in Japan, #479 n.h. (1), hinged (2), Iran 985-989 (n.h.), 962-965 (n.h.), Spain 294 (o.g.), C1-5 (o.g.), C145 (n.h.), Lithuania C71-78 (perf and imperf 6 sets), Netherlands Antilles 226, 227 (n.h. blocks of four), Russia 559-568 (used 3 sets), and even some U.S. with used classics, 294-299, C18 (n.h.), plus many others $5-20 sets, generally Fine to Very Fine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$1,610
Lot 1504
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Foreign Collections, Country Collections, Mint and Used, several albums and binders containing collections such as Austria, Italy, comprehensive Belgium & Colonies, Finland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands & Colonies, Switzerland, generally runs from 19th Century to modern, some light dupl. but a useful group, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $14,500+ (Owner's).
Estimate $1,200-1,400.
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Lot 1505
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Foreign Collections, Eastern Europe Mint Stationery Stock, 1,017, mostly late 19th to mid 20th period identified by Michel numbers, priced and sleeved, minor dupl, with Bosnia ($2,570), Bulgaria ($2,011), Czech ($5,979), mostly $5-$20 range, clean, total retail $11,100. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,300-1,600.
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$1,840
Lot 1506
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Foreign Collections, Balance Accumulation Mint and Used, an eclectic mix in four cartons, incl. a nice Mexico collection, Denmark, Ryukyus, Indonesia, Philippines, Iceland, Estonia, a handful of full circuit books, boxes of glassines, plus a mix of classic and modern in various pages, albums, folders, cards etc., a bit messy in some areas but worth a look, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200-1,500.
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Realized
$863
Lot 1507
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Foreign Collections, Mostly Europe Mint Oldtime Lot, mostly mint with n.h., strong selection of predominantly mint issues from late 1920s to mid 1970s, strength in European countries Andorra, Germany, Surinam, Saar with some Iran and U.N., occasional large quantities, such as Greece #876-78 (400), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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Lot 1508
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Foreign Collections, Hungary, Jugoslavia, and Trieste Mint Stationery Stock, 785 incl. few sets, all periods but little late 20th Century, identified by Michel numbers, priced and sleeved, minor dupl, mostly $5-$20 range, clean, taped with retail Trieste $741, Jugoslavia $3988, and Hungary $5151, total $9881. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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$1,323
Lot 1509
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Foreign Collections, Scandinavia Collection, more used than mint, in mounts in 2 fairly well filled fat Scott volumes to 1997, cat. up to 1940 to 1965 depending on country, earlies mixed condition, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $23,000+ (Owner's).
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$1,955
Lot 1510
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Foreign Collections, Extensive Scandinavia Mint Stationery Stock, Sweden, Finland, and Norway (Denmark separate lot), 2121 mostly early to mid 20th, identified by Higgins & Gage, Michel, Facit and/or "EAPC" numbers, Sweden 991 - $3961, Norway 537 - $3782, Iceland 542 - $3481, all priced and sleeved, minor dupl, large section of Aerogrammes (heavy dupl.), mostly $2-$18 range, clean, total retail $7884. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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Lot 1511
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Foreign Collections, Romania and Hungary Group, mixed lot of mostly mint mid to late 20th Century with sets, singles and some Back of the Book issues, many complete sets, also some classic Hungary with Crown design with various perfs sorted by the various plates, minor dupl., some 1950's imperf sets, along with some late 20th Century Poland cto sets in approval booklets, also postal history with mint and used early Postal Stationery, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $700-900.
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Lot 1512
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Foreign Collections, Better Airpost Singles and Sets, on #102 cards, incl. Brazil with #4CL6 n.h. pair and single, 4CL6-7 n.h. (cat. $200), 4CL1-3 o.g., C23 n.h., 4CL8-10 o.g., 1CL1-7, Egypt 172-176 n.h., C3a l.h., Finland C1, Germany Semi-Airs I-III o.g., C25-27 used, C43 used, C44 o.g. and used, C45 used, Italy C42-47, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,024 (or retail).
Estimate $650-750.
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Realized
$805
Lot 1513
 
Foreign Collections, Large New Issue Hoard, many thousands of n.h. sets, singles and souvenir sheets with heavy dupl. and much topical, countries incl. Cuba, Russia, Italy, Israel, Faroes and some other countries, mostly 1970's to 1990's, good for eBay sales, Very Fine.
Scott $30,000 (Owner's).
Estimate $900-1,200.
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$1,208
Lot 1514
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Foreign Collections, Asia, 1874 to 1998 Mint and Used Collection, mint and used housed in eight stockbooks, mostly used, incl. Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Laos, Cambodia, Korea, Thailand, Burma, Taiwan, some light dupl. throughout but useful, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$546
Lot 1515
 
Foreign Collections, Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam N.H. Accumulation, clean mint n.h lot of complete sets and souvenir sheets from these areas with many better items incl. booklets, souvenir folders, etc., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $600-800.
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Realized
$748
Lot 1516
 
Foreign Collections, Trieste AMG Mint Collection, spot check shows mostly n.h., identified in glassines with Bush pages, both Italian and German issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $600-800.
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$546
Lot 1517
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Foreign Collections, Europe and World Group, large accumulation of mint and used in 26 circuit books, incl. Austria, Finland, Germany with Colonies & Offices, Greece, Italian Offices, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland and other misc. Europe, also French Colonies, Mexico, Olympics and Worldwide souvenir sheets, good value throughout, well worth inspection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-750.
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$575
Lot 1518
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Foreign Collections, Asian Countries Mint and Used Group, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Thailand and some China plus other Asian areas from older issues to modern in a banker box (album pages, stockbook, glassine envelopes, etc.) with few better items noted, worth a closer look.
Estimate $400-600.
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Realized
$920
Lot 1519
 
Foreign Collections, Middle East Collection, mostly o.g. with few used, in mounts in Scott Specialty album, incl. Abu Dhabi o.g.#1-83, Dubai with o.g. 1-17, o.g. and used Iraq 1917 to 1970's incl. officials, Jordan 1924 to 1970's with o.g. 113-121, 130-144, 145-157, 199-220, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-500.
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$690
Lot 1520
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Foreign Collections, Switzerland and France 19th and 20th Century Accumulation, 19th & 20th Century, mostly used in glassines, much dupl., unchecked for perfs, much cat. value, inspect, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-600.
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Lot 1521
 
Foreign Collections, Mint Southeast Asia, nearly all n.h., Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam on Minkus pages virtually complete to 1967, additional to early 1970's on stockpages, also many used Viet Nam, used and some stockpages not counted, Very Fine.
Scott $3,000+ (Owner's).
Estimate $300-400.
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Realized
$403
Lot 1522
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Foreign Collections, Small Scandinavia Group, Faroe #1 used on piece (1969 APEX cert.), Finland C1 o.g., used, and on Zeppelin Flight postcard, #M8 n.h. and used, DWI #2 mint block of 4, and 2 North Ingermanland covers, few n.h. Finland 1940s issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$374
Lot 1523
 
Foreign Collections, Oldtime Revenue Accumulation, many hundreds incl. album of Seals, and registration labels, album of Turkey, various loose, India and G.B. in glassines, etc.
Estimate $300-400.
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$403
Lot 1524
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Foreign Collections, Europe Mint Stationery Stock, many hundreds mostly modern from Switzerland, Italy, San Marino, large section of Poland, Liechtenstein, Russia, Romania, and Vatican (with Aerogrammes) some dupl., some pack sets, all identified by Michel numbers, priced and mostly sleeved (except Poland), mostly $4-$20 range but some higher, minor dupl, clean. Ex. Friedman "Cover Corner" Stock.
Estimate $300-400.
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Realized
$604
Lot 1525
 
Foreign Collections, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Korea Collection, virtually n.h. collection in a binder, Laos complete from 1952 to 1960's, incl. souvenir booklet, Cambodia run fro 1960's to early 1970's, Vietnam from 1952 to mid 1960's, Korea mostly 1960's with souvenir sheets, plus a few pages of Mongolia and Indonesia, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$403
Lot 1526
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Foreign Collections, Middle East Accumulation, mint and used, emphasis on Egypt from early sphinx to the 80s incl. n.h. sets in blocks of 4, stockbook of Yemen with mint sets and singles, stockbook of used Jordan, also Palestine, Iraq, small group of commercial and philatelic covers, early Egypt mixed condition, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250-350.
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$345
Lot 1527
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Foreign Collections, Iraq and Mesopotamia Collection, vast majority used, 1917 to 1960's in 2 overlapping albums with sets to rupees and dinar incl. officials, noted Mesopotamia #N29-41 (2), N50-52 (2), NO1-12 (2)NO13, Mosul, Iraq 1-13 (2), 61-78 (2), O1-12, O13-24(2), high cat. value, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250-350.
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$299
Lot 1528
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Foreign Collections, Latin America Collection, few thousand mostly used with a scattering of o.g. sets in 14 binders with pages to about 2000, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250-300.
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$230
Lot 1529
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Foreign Collections, Eastern Europe Collection, o.g. and used, few n.h., Danzig, Silesia, and Central Lithuania on hand-made pages in 5 albums and stockbook, some varieties and blocks, a few better items, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200-250.
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$196
Lot 1530
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Foreign Collections, Latin America Specimen Group, consists of punch hole with or without Waterlow overprint, Peru group, Haiti #C85, C89, Nicaragua #756, C339-345 trial colors, Costa Rica 1895 min. sheetlets of 4, Honduras C222-227, CO66-68, Cuba #432 imperf pair, interesting group and clean, Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$288
Lot 1531
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Foreign Collections, Middle East Aerogrammes, almost 100, mostly mint with some FDs, incl. Iraq (8), Dubai (32), Sharjah (4), Qatar (15), Bahrain (21), KSA (2), Libya (8), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$265
Lot 1532
 
Foreign Collections, Modern Estonia and Ukraine Accumulation, n.h., in two stockbooks, mostly from the 1990's, all identified and priced, dupl. throughout, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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Realized
$150








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