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  • Gert Müller GmbH Worldwide Public Auction - May 25-28, 2022 The 114th International Gert Muller Auction will take place from May 25th- 28th. It includes numerous scarce single lots with many varieties from Germany and various European countries. Also offered is extremely rare WWII German Occupation of Zara with estimates ranging up to €100,000. In addition, the auction includes the large ‘ KOSMAS ‘ German 1849-2021 collection with many exceptional single lots and substantial collections. The sale also offers many other collections, estates and cover lots.

  • Paradise Valley Stamp Company France & Monaco Auction A159 - No Buyer's Premium Free Shipping - May 27, 2022 We have included a number of attractive classics, most signed or with certs,, attractive stamps from the Sage issue, commemorative and semi-postal issues incl. errors and imperfs., an attractive run of air post, scarce pre-cancels, much in back-of-the-book incl. telegraph and telephone stamps. Monaco incl. varieties and air post.

  • Schwarzenbach Auktion Zürich Worldwide Public Auction - May 27-28, 2022 Dear customers, dear friends and philatelists, for many years I have been passionately involved in the fascinating world of postal history and philately. Now that I'm 81 years old, I think it's time to let go, which feels hard for me after 41 years at auction. Nevertheless, I would like to initiate this now because of my age, as long as I am able to do so. I have decided to hold our next auction from 27/28. May 2022 as the last to be carried out under my direction. This auction offers a wide range of collections and lots of letters and stamps from Switzerland and abroad is waiting for new owners. If there is a younger, proactive philatelist who would like to continue my business, I would of course be happy. He could count on my full support. Yours sincerely, Hans R. Schwarzenbach

  • classicphil GmbH Just Stamps Public Auction - May 28, 2022 We are proud to announce our 11th auction starting at the 28th of May at 9:00 am CET. This time it will be a one-day auction packed with only the best we could find including excellent material from British occupation of the Marshall Islands/Samoa/Togo and New Guinea (G.R.I.), Italian states, part of a world exhibition of Romanian early cancellations and a hand-picked selection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth stamps and covers. After a short break, we start with an impressive Austria/Romanian Levant/Lloyd Austriaco/Bosnia/Lombardy collection including a scarlet (zinnoberroter) Mercury, a Lombardy 30 Centes. block of 8 with St. Andrews crosses from the postal archive, a blue Mercury/1858 fraudulent mixed franking on letter, a big Levant section with rare covers from Romania and Bulgaria, disinfected mail, a big unused section and rare prints and proofs. We hope you will enjoy the offered material and find your key value for your collection – it is a true pleasure and honour to offer such a group of auction lots! Good luck and stay healthy!

  • Filatelia Llach, S.L. Worldwide Internet/Mail Sale - May 31, 2022 Welcome to our sale 161 May 31 2022.This sale offers classic and important sets of most countries, including: Spain and Spanish area, with nice classics items, mint or used with high quality items; Good sets in 1900-1960 period with varieties, and important lots and high quality sets.; Spanish Colonies and Dependences, Important section of lots and collections of Spain with high value and comercial groups; FOREIGN COUNTRIES INCLUDING: LATIN AMERICA, FRANCE and Area, GREAT BRITAIN AND AREA; and, as always, value sets and covers worlwide. COUNTRIES COLLECTIONS IN LOTS SECTION WITH IMPORTANT AND HIGH VALUE GROUPS AND TOPICS.

  • Status International Worldwide Public Auction - June 7, 2022 Public Auction 373 is huge with 8,325 lots catering for all types of collectors & dealers - from bulk accumulations and intact collections to desirable single items. This auction offers a huge range of material, with special emphasis on lotting stamps to cater for collectors with varying types of interests and budgets. There are over 2,500 lots of Australia which consist of collections, singles, sets and covers covering all periods, from the Kangaroo issues up to Decimal and contains numerous number of mint & used £1 & £2 top values in all watermarks. General Foreign including small and large collections and almost 5,500 lots of World stamps, covers and single country collections, highlights being in the British Empire sections and the Pacific including Papua and New Guinea. Also a great selection of Asia, European and the Americas rarities.

  • Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner GmbH & Co KG Worldwide Public Auction - June 20-25, 2022 This auction offers a wide variety of remarkable items from all over the world, including unique pieces, world rarities and post-historically important items of all kinds. Have a look into the US postal stationeries, as it includes several unique items at reasonale prices.

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    From Box & Country Sale F642 - No Buyer's Premium - Paradise Valley Stamp Company - May 27, 2022 --- (details on this lot here)

    Lot 2002 - 1882, 10c BROWN MINT NEVER HINGED, #209, Post Office fresh and beautifully centered, choice very fine, with 1995 PF and 2022 PSE certs., cat. $475.00....$500 Currently US$ 500

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  • Le Timbre Classique Worldwide Public Auction - May 25-26, 2022 LE TIMBRE CLASSIQUE - Auction N°4 at the Warwick Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland, with 1200 lots featuring. France and colonies; Russia with the “Paris” collection and Zemstvos (part II); China, United States, Worldwide; Thematics including the “Gessain” collection of Polar postal history.

  • Paradise Valley Stamp Company Box & Country Lot Sale F642 - No Buyer's Premium - May 27, 2022 In this sale you will find attractive US mint never hinged singles and plate blocks, a wonderful group of Sweden handmade booklets, Alaouites air post covers, Australia as well as stamps and sets from a variety of countries, Sweden handmade booklets , French Colonies incl. Aalaouites air post covers , U.S. Postal Agency in China Postal History & Plate Blocks , British Colonies incl. Australia , US singles & plate blocks , Germany and Areas incl. mint never hinged sets

  • Corinphila Auctions AG Worldwide Rarities Public Auction - May 27-June 4, 2022 From 27 May to 4 June 2022 the Corinphila auction series 284 to 290 will be held in Zurich. Philatelic treasures from Europe to South America and England to the British Commonwealth offered in the "Ing. Pietro Provera Collection" (part 4), three special catalogues from the "BESANÇON" collection with "Great Britain 1840-1910" (part 4) collection. "British West Indies" (part 3) and "British West Africa" (part 1) including the rarest stamps of the British Commonwealth: The 20 Shilling stamps from the Old Calabar Provisional Issue.

  • Mowbray Collectables Postal Stamp Auction - May 31, 2022 Welcome to our Monthly Stamp Auction #547, closing on Tuesday 31st May 2022. We have a lovely range of 3,668 lots this month, with a large range of New Zealand material as well as all World. We are sure there is something for everyone in this sale.

  • Raritan Stamps, Inc. Live Bidding Auction #93: Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World. - June 1-3, 2022 Raritan Stamps, Inc. Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World. Live Bidding Auction #93. The Sale contains 1526 lots and represents the property of 43 owners. Among the highlights are: Over 300 lots related to Worldwide Air Post, including Zeppelin Flights Postal History of various countries; Beautiful selection of US and Canada Errors; Rarities of the People's Republic of China, including Mei Lan-fang souvenir sheet, Golden Monkey in pair and a single, several Culture Revolution issues; Nice Group of German, Italian and Liechtenstein lots; A part of the Highly Awarded Collection of Russian Wenden; Outstanding Ukrainian material from renowned Collections of John Bulat, Dr. Seichter and Dr. Zelonka.

  • Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC The Galen Harrison Collection of Prisoners' Mail of the American Civil War - June 14, 2022 We are both pleased and honored to have been chosen to bring to market the Harrison Collection of Prisoners’ Mail from The American Civil War. Mr. Harrison’s passion, pursuit and research in this field comprised many years of study. HIs book, Prisoners’ Mail from the American Civil War, (307 pages), is the mainstay reference for this historically captivating topic. Many items offered here are illustrated in that volume. With an astounding over 60 different various jails, camps, field hospitals, boats and others, spanning 244 lots, is a most comprehensive holding of this area.

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