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Sale 121

Lot 1796


Ethiopia, Extensive Intact Collection, in 9 volumes to 1986 mint and/or used on pages, starts with 1683 Map, then cards, then 1894 "Province" block (200 sheets presented to Officials - similar brought hammer $675 in 2017 auction), 1913 Raitchevitch visit pages (only 1), incl. early control # gutter pairs, Fournier fakes, diff. color and other surcharge variations, some dupl. on early issues, all issues well represented, occasional cover or postcard, study of #78 settings, overprint varieties incl. inverted, double, etc., some canceled sets on envelopes, Dire Dawa provisionals (600 sets overprinted), early 1900's Government documents, 1909 issue various overprints, trial colors, etc. of the 1919 issue, some items in cards not integrated into the collection, some flight covers, modern period with many covers incl. FD's, fresh and sound condition throughout, excellent lot that needs close inspection, Fine to Very Fine overall, best collection of Ethiopia we have offered .
Estimate $3,000-3,500.

Realized $6,900

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