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Sale 120

APS Summer Show Omaha, Nebraska


Monaco through Russia
 
 
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Lot 1548
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Monaco, Mint Collection 1885 to 2015, all o.g. to n.h. in 2 Scott Specialty albums plus loose pages starting with #1-8, 11-29 (except 28), then complete run of mint sets and souvenir sheets plus semi-postals (no B18, but B8 is here), Airmails and Postage Dues, a clean and comprehensive intact collection all the way to the modern period which has high new issue cost, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000-3,500.
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$1,900
Lot 1549

Monaco, Unusual Collection in 17 Volumes, 17 albums with over 500 covers incl. FDC's, event covers, maximum cards with few items signed by Prince Rainier & Princess Grace, with 5 albums (#12-16) devoted exclusively to the 1956 Royal Wedding containing every cover imaginable for this issue plus deluxe sheets, compound proofs, sunken die proofs, etc., and some collateral materials such as invitations, photos, etc., a great lot for the Monaco enthusiast with high potential retail value.
Estimate $2,500-3,000.
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$1,600
Lot 1550

Monaco, 1956 Signed Royal Wedding Souvenir Book, n.h., rarely seen limited edition presentation book with gold gilded edge given as souvenir to dignitaries and guests signed by both Prince Rainier and Grace Kelly containing complete set of 8 deluxe sheets of the Royal Wedding issue plus perf and imperf sets of the compound deluxe sheets, Very Fine and unusual.
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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$1,450
Lot 1551
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Montenegro, Italian Occupation Mint Sets, n.h. to o.g., 6 complete sets, #2NC10-17 n.h., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,800+.
Estimate $300-400.
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$210
Lot 1552
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Netherlands, Collection 1852 to 2011, comprehensive collection in 2 Scott Specialty albums with used earlier period loaded with better items throughout incl. #85 mint, 86 used, 90-101 used, 104-05 mint, 133-34 used, and then mint from here forward incl. 142-60, 161-63, 164-93, 278-81, 306-22, C13-14, etc. with nice run of modern issues to the end incl. mini-sheets and booklets, there is substantial cat. value here, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000-3,500.
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$1,900
Lot 1553
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Netherlands, & Colonies Mint Select Group, n.h. to o.g., incl. Netherlands #320-321 n.h. blocks of 4, 90-101, Surinam, and Curacao, Fine to Very Fine. All ready for retail.
Estimate $1,500-1,800.
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$1,050
Lot 1554
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Netherlands, & Colonies Collection, in 3 Minkus albums, mixed mint and used 1852 to about 1964, then largely complete o.g. to 1976 and n.h. to 2004, scattered o.g. Semi-postals to about 1960, Aruba n.h. 1992 to 2004, Antilles o.g. 1966 to 1976, then n.h. to 2004, Suriname o.g. 1962 to 1976, o.g., then n.h. to 1985 and 1989 to 1995, Indies sparse, other Colonies largely complete for periods noted, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $450-600.
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$290
Lot 1555
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Netherlands, Small 19th Century Group, About 30 incl. used #1-3, 12, 53-54, mint 69 and 80 plus couple Colonies, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-250.
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$140
Lot 1556
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Netherlands Antilles, Mint Collection 1873-1980's, Clean mint in Scott album o.g. to n.h. with some early issues unused, virtually complete from the beginning incl. better items #1-7, 75-81, 174-87, 208-29, C32A-50, etc, plus few interesting covers and FDC's, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-700.
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$325
Lot 1557
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Netherlands Indies, "Squared Circle Cancels", 100+ plus few covers, circa 1900 to 1915 period on illustrated pages by town incl. smaller ones, rarely seen material, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1558
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Peru, Hoard in 4 Boxes, Two Scott albums starting with a nice range of better sets from 1930's period, many n.h. well into the 1990's incl. blocks of the later issues, with varieties plus 9 stockbooks of mostly early issues some in quantities incl. 'specimen', postmarks studies along with covers and FDC's and some useful literature (handbooks, etc.), plus a group of 50+ 19th Century U.S. covers from U.S. cities named 'Peru' (Indiana, Nebraska, etc), quite an interesting and valuable holding as there are many better pieces throughout requiring a close look, as some parts are rather disorganized., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 1559
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Poland, Mint and Used Collection, attractive mint collection in a Schaubek album 1918 to 1968, plus a Scott album 1969 to 2000 which also contains a parallel used collection, fairly complete incl. imperfs, souvenir sheets and back of book, also Central Lithuania and Eastern Silesia, plus Danzig and Levant overprints, well worth inspection, generally fine to very fine.
Scott $10,000 (Owner's).
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$700
Lot 1560
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Poland, Used Collection, quite complete collection in a large stockbook from 1860 to 1968, incl. #1, various imperfs, some souvenir sheets and back of book, no General Government issues, some Danzig overprints and other associated areas, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,900 (Owner's).
Estimate $600-800.
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$425
Lot 1561
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Poland, Collection to 1949, Collection on Scott pages with mostly mint o.g. to n.h. after 1920 with 251 souvenir sheets l.h., and the following items being n.h.; 275, 278, 280-81, B31 souvenir sheets, C26A-26C gutter pairs and C26Cd souvenir sheets plus other back-of-the-book items and range of General Government material, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 1562
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Portugal, Modern Mint and Used Collection, mostly mint collection housed in 5 Lindner hingeless albums ranging from 1945 to 2000 with a high degree of completion for the period incl. sets, souvenir sheets, sheetlets, booklets etc., also back of book for 20th Century, a parallel used collection to 1975 hinged on pages under the overlays, n.h. throughout, well worth inspection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $7,800+ (Owner's).
Estimate $750-900.
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$575
Lot 1563
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Portugal, & Colonies Modern Collection, in 7 Scott albums, Portugal used to 1964, then o.g. to about 1974, spot check shows n.h. from 1975, nearly complete 1965 to 2004 incl. souvenir sheets and some booklets, Azores, Madeira and Macao n.h. nearly complete 1987 or 1988 to 2003 or 2004 incl. souvenir sheets and some booklets, little earlier, other Colonies very weak, value is in the modern mint, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$475
Lot 1564
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Portugal, & Colonies 1853 to 1952, Mostly Used Collection, 1853 to 1952, few thousand in Scott album, majority used with some o.g. sets, better items incl. mint #579-586, 614a 650-657, 657a, 675-682, 682a, plus interesting Colonies incl. Mozambique Company, few with dist. gum, Fine or better.
Estimate $500-600.
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$325
Lot 1565
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Portuguese India, 1872 to 1940 Collection, large and comprehensive mint and used accumulation in two stockbooks of over 3000 with about 75% mint, usual condition as always, showing strong selection in the 1871-1895 issue with many shades, perf and overprint varieties, around 200 stamps of "Nativos" issues incl. overprints, around 500 stamps of "Tipo Coroa" issues incl. overprints, following issues, overprints, commemoratives, some specialties etc., the few fakes noted, Fine to Very Fine. One of the largest holdings of genuine Portuguese India we have handled.
Estimate $3,500-4,500.
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$2,400
Lot 1566
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Romania, Collection to 1945, Collection starts with 1864 6pa & 30pa in tete-beche strips and rather sparse to 1903 with better mint sets present (all o.g.) #158-65, 166-72, 196-206, 230-39, 396-99, 405-14, 417-19, and C10-12 plus dupl. range of n.h. materials on stockpages, a nice clean lot.
Estimate $300-400.
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$170
Lot 1567

Russia, 1937-67 Mint Collection, in Scott specialized album, mostly l.h. with occasional n.h., appears complete with all Airmails and better sets present, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $10,000+.
Estimate $3,000-3,500.
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$2,400
Lot 1568
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Russia, and Republics Collection, in Scott Specialty album, mostly used, Russia almost complete to 1963 incl. some souvenir sheets and Back-of-Book, with good Offices in China and Turkey, strong Armenia, Batum, Far East Republic, German Occupations, Mongolia, Siberia, Tannu Tuva, Ukraine, etc., also DDR almost complete to 1958, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 1569

Russia, Zemstvos Collection, o.g., about 500 on stockpages, few used, minor dupl., typical condition.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 1570
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Russia, Better Mint Selection, n.h. to o.g., consists of #559-568, 102a, 103b, 458-467, C26-29, C23a, and C68, fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$575
Lot 1571
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Russia, and Area Accumulation, hundreds, mainly pre-1940 on stockpages incl. used #223 and C1 blocks of 4, C20-C25, C37-9.
Estimate $500-600.
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$325
Lot 1572
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Russia, 1883 to 1998 Collection, o.g., on handmade pages, mostly used to 1980, then almost all mint (in mounts, may be n.h.), Back-of-Book incl. modest Offices, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1573
 
Russia, Soviet Union 1958 to 1991, in 3 Lighthouse albums, virtually all n.h., 2 in hingeless albums, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1574
 
Russia, Mint Dealer's Stock, o.g., on sales pages between #903 and 1693.
Scott $1,200+ (Owner's).
Estimate $200-250.
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$170
Lot 1575
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Russia, Used Collection, to 1960's in stockbook, incl. Airmails and some Ukraine, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200-250.
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$110
Lot 1576
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Russia, Remainder Collection, on handmade pages in 2 albums, first volume up to 1949 mostly cto with some mint, best noted was #636-39 o.g., second volume souvenir sheets mostly cto, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100-150.
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$50








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