The worldwide auction of 3291 lots includes Canada featuring Large and Small Queens collections, scarce Aerophilately, over 100 lots of German Propaganda cards, and a Locals and Confederate reference collection.
The 1st session on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. will contain 986 single lots of Foreign & British Commonwealth singles and Literature. It will be highlighted by China with P.R.C. and will a 1895 Usage With Dowager 1st Printing, 3ca, 12ca on a French Post Offices cover; Germany including 104 lots of Propaganda cards; Commonwealth with classic Great Britain; Canada with Quebec postal history, large and small Queens (including balance lots), New Zealand with "Chalon Heads", Southern Rhodesia possibly unique 1924 "Admiral", ½d, vertical strip of three, imperf between, SG #1b variety, and finishing with Literature.
The 2nd session on Friday at 5:00 p.m. will contain 1300 lots consisting of Aerophilately with rocket mail including 1959 Regulus II Flown missile mail, Ellington-Zwisler #27 (12 flown) and Space with autographs including 1969 Apollo 11 Crew signed cover and a unique Cosmonaut collection. The session will continue with 200+ U.S. Postal History lots highlighted by a States selection and a Postmasters' Provisional Baltimore, Md., 1845, 5¢ Buchanan, #3X3. U.S. singles will follow, one of the larger sections we have had in some time. The 1050 lots will be highlighted by a Postmasters' Provisional, St. Louis, Mo., 1845, 5¢ black on greenish mint, #11X1 (cert.) along with high grade items, extensive coils, Locals and Confederates with Provisionals' Company groupings. This will be followed by a Possessions section with Hawaii, and ending with Autographs and Postcards.
The 3rd session on Saturday at 6.00 p.m. will consist of 1000 U.S. and Worldwide Collections. The U.S. "Collections & Various" of almost 400 lots begins with 14 lots estimate at over $10,000; "Postage and Modern Collections", large groupings of "Back-of-the-Book" with a separate Revenue section; "Possessions", and 140 "Postal History" lots with a section of 37 lots of "Advertising/Illustrated". It will continue with 160 Commonwealth country and general collections with Great Britain; and Canada & Provinces . The Foreign country collections are highlighted by China; France with Offices & Colonies; and Germany with specialized collections. This is followed by Foreign general collections. As always, the sale continues with Worldwide collections, topical collections, and a Postal History section.
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