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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
461 //o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Mostly Mint Majestic Collection, 1860s-1958. On printed pages in seven thick 3-ring binders; a true abecedarium of the world, running the full breadth of ye old British Empire (less Canada, interestingly); an excellent assembly throughout, all mounted, with many well-represented countries, such as (take a full breath): Aden (and successor states), Bahamas, Barbados, Brunei, Dominica, Falklands, Fiji, Gambia, Hong Kong (note several B62 cancels…and a 62B), Jamaica, Malta, Montserrat, New Guinea, Rhodesia, the many Saints, Sarawak, Sierra Leone, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and more & more; vast majority of the collection is mint, with most stamps from King Edward VII to Queen Elizabeth II, though with a few Queen Victorias to make it more interesting; pages are pristine and ready for use, Very Fine overall, give yourself the grand tour, without ever needing to know another language.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13) (Image14) (Image15) (Image16)

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Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500
SOLD for $7,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
462 /   imageBritish Commonwealth, Souvenir Sheet Dealer Stock, mostly from 1970's to 2000's. Nearly 400 manila counter cards filled with mostly modern souvenir sheets, with many better items in the $20 and up range, with better items that include: Belize 545-46, Cyprus 226a (4), many modern Ireland booklets and souvenir sheets, Maldives 1757-72 (2 sets), Mauritius 472a (2), Sierra Leone 1167-71 (4 Faces on Mars sets) and Singapore 141a, condition is mostly sound with many better topical and higher face value items, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $18,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $3,500 - 5,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5)

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Suggested Bid $3,500-5,000
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463 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Dealers Stock, 1850-1980's. In 17 dealer counter books, full of tear sheets, identified and priced Scott, some of the Great Britain issues (mostly sea horses and early Victoria's) have been misidentified and should be factored into Scott price, with highlights: Aden 36-46, Australia 394-419, C1a, Bermuda 143-61, Burma O24 block of six, Cyprus 219-21, Gilbert and Ellice 61-72, Gibraltar 147-60, Great Britain 70, 108, 127-38, 288 (29), 289 (19), Eritrea J6-10, Tripolitania J1-10, Morocco Agencies 244-62, Ireland 149-50 (4 sets), Somaliland 84-95, South Africa J55-60 and J67-72, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $26,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $2,500 - 3,500. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12) (Image13) (Image14) (Image15) (Image16) (Image17) (Image18) (Image19) (Image20) (Image21)

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Suggested Bid $2,500-3,500
SOLD for $2,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
464 //o   imageBritish Commonwealth, The Compendium Britannica Collection, 1859-1975. Not quite encyclopedic, but a solid base presented in two Scott Specialty albums; one volume is British America including extensive Bahamas (with some lovely bootprint cancels), solid Canada (perforated issues on, with a very nice mint #E6), a Falklands #3 margin example, plus the myriad islands and South American holdings; the other volume is a general Ascension-to-Zanzibar collection, with nice Cape of Good Hope (no Triangles), decent Mauritius, an array of Sudan, highly complete mint Transvaal, South Africa including bilingual pairs, etc.; also included are a raft of loose pages offering a nice selection of India and States, good Newfoundland, more Barbados and Canada (with an emphasis on early material, the Canada including a second 10¢ Jubilee mint), nice Australian States, and more, Fine to Very Fine with better, start here to build your own empire.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
465 /o/   imageBritish Commonwealth, Useful Stock Selection, 1840-1990. In seven Scott Specialty albums plus eight binders of various stockpages; Great Britain dominates, with two Scott albums, starting with two Penny Blacks (Maltese Cross cancels, one black, one red) and a decent array of surface-printed issues, a used #123, nicely centered used Seahorses (selection), etc., with most pre-Queen Elizabeth II used, Elizabeths nearly all mint (much never hinged) including £1 "Stamps for Cooks" booklet, good array of Machins, extensive 1971 Postal Strike issues, etc., along with Channel Islands German Occupation issues, plus later First Day Covers and maximum cards; Commonwealth material spottier, but covering the Americas, Islands, Indian States and Australasia, all a mix of mint and used with some covers as well; a few condition issues among the early material; stockbooks provide useful duplication, including complete booklets, Fine to Very Fine with better, well worth a closer look.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
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466 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Beguiling Britanniac Bulge, 19th & 20th Century. Filling two large cartons, and includes singles, nicer complete sets, omnibus issues, circuit books, envelopes, stock sheets, stockbooks, folders, and shoeboxes with all mostly identified in glassines, tremendous range of Countries and values all adding up to a large value and of a useful nature, a kindler gentler lot may not be found, have a look-see, generally Fine to Very Fine, ex Winston.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
467 /   imageBritish Commonwealth, Pre-Decimal Collection, 1934-71. Mounted in three albums, mostly never hinged, and offering a nice introduction to the old Empire; includes Great Britain proper, Canada, Dubai, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Jamaica, Malta, New Zealand, Nigeria, St. Helena and Southern Rhodesia among others; issues run mainly from Jubilee issues, though Canada begins with Centenary set, Dubai with post-independence issues, etc.; additional non-British material included in one album as well, such as WWII-era Croatia, Dominican Republic, etc.; albums are pristine and ready for continued use, with roughly 80% of value in Commonwealth material, Very Fine, an excellent source of material for the dealer; inspection invited.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
468 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Accumulation, late 19th to mid 20th Centuries. In 18 large stock books and 4 albums, slightly sorted into country order with many complete sets from the 1970's and 1980's from all over the commonwealth that start to add up as you figure many $1, $5, $10 and up sets scattered around these many stockbooks, waiting for a patient person to identify and process everything or for break down into digestible smaller groups for individual collectors to add to their collections, generally Fine to Very Fine, ex Sheeran.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
469 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Dealer Stock, 1850's-1990's. Approximately 2,700 to 3,100 dealer cards, on 101 size cards in baseball card holders, with values from 20¢ to over $100, written many years ago, containing Great Britain early Victoria's, Sea horses, high shilling and pound values, good Ireland with good early commemorative sets and early definitives, several great earlier Hong Kong sets and early Victoria's, decent British Pacific with decent Norfolk Islands, a great section of early Victoria including many seated Victoria's, with over $18,500 retail or older Scott value, usual mixed condition, when we spot checked the value, many of the stamps have increased substantially, you should also spot check when viewing or ask for a couple sample scans so you can find a good multiplier to determine current value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
470 //o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Broad Mint and Used Collection, 1840-1990s. Presented in 13 albums, either Scott Specialty or Minkus, some with slipcases; albums cover Great Britain, British Europe (2), British Oceania (2), British Caribbean (2), New Zealand, Canada, British America, Australia & Dependencies, Ireland, and the Channel Islands; Great Britain proper is used, starting with a 3½-margined Penny Black on piece with red Maltese Cross cancel, #2 close cut but clear margins with a black Maltese Cross, #3 with gargantuan margins, nice #4-5, good Surface-printed issues, #107-109, 179-181, 222-224, with post-Wilding Queen Elizabeth II highly complete, plus Dues, good Machins and some Offices; of the Commonwealth, Australia, British Europe, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand are particularly solidly filled (Canada with full Pictorial sets, Australia with First Issue 'Roos (incomplete), Ireland with many of the 1930s-'50s set so popular, etc.); Minkus albums of Caribbean and Oceania more hit-and-miss, but pristine and ready for use; surprisingly nice early issues across the board, with nearly all fresh, clean and sound; additional loose/semi-sorted material a bonus to fill in those empty spaces, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, well worth review.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,200-1,800
SOLD for $1,100.00
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471 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Dealers Stock 1860's-1980's. In a half dozen stock books and many manila stock cards, dealer tear sheets and glassines filled with stamps, with a useful stock book of early Canada with pages of small queens sorted by denomination with 19, 24 (2), 46 (3), 176 (9) and 177 (2), a British Oceania with diverse Australia Kangaroos and George V issues, a few 1930's sets and some face value postage, useful early Cook Islands and early Fiji Crown and VR, Edward VII and George V stamps, some Indian Convention States on various stock pages, album of Common Designs George VI coronation, 1946 Peace and Elizabeth II coronation issues, a wee bit of slightly better Irish on stock pages, many loose new issue glassines and dealer tear sheets full of slight premium miscellaneous Commonwealth issues with some items up to Scott $40+; usual mixed condition, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
472 //o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Dealer Stock, 1869-1980's. In a small dealer counter book of better items, stamps seem to be mostly correctly identified and overall much better stock than usually encountered with mostly $20+ to hundreds of dollars sets and singles, spot checked issues appear properly identified, better items include (used): Sarawak 17-21, 20-21, and (mint): Brunei 18a, Labuan 112-18, Sarawak 20 (2), 21, 26-27 and 77 (3 singles and block of four), condition is mixed, with usual problem areas among early classical issues, Scott value has drifted over the years, so you should make an adjustment in the owner's catalog value to compensate, plenty of catalog value and the potential to find some interesting items for the specialist, o.g., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,350+ (Owner's) Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $425.00
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473 //o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Dealer Stock, 1840-1980's. In seventeen dealer counter book and small box of back up pages containing a total of approximately 1,300 pages, with occasional better items that include Australia 11, 43, 44, 54, 100, 129, 132, Canada, Vancouver Island 5, Fujeira, Great Britain 1, 4, 6, 28, 39, 48, 49, 53 (2), 60, 70, 87, 94, 102-105, 107, 109, 126, 139, India, Iraq, Labuan 99A-109, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Sungei Ujong, Trengganu, Nepal, Montserrat, Northwest Pacific Island, Nyasaland Protectorate, Oman, Sharjah, Somalia Protectorate 128-39, South Africa, South Arabia, South West Africa and Togo; a few small faults, mostly among earlier issues, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $500.00
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474 //o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Useful Mostly Used Collection, 1840-1992. The centerpiece of which are three pristine Davo hingeless albums (with slipcases) ready to be filled; some material mounted already, with more in the accompanying stockbooks, etc.; for Britain proper, we note a Mulready used Bath to London with red Maltese Cross cancel, a plate study of #33 (mounted, complete less the astronomical plate #77 and 225), imperforate Penny Reds and 2d Blues, a nice selection of surface printed issues, 2s6 and 5s Queen Victorias perfined, several used Seahorses, Queen Elizabeth II Castles and some Offices; among the remaining binders, pages, etc., we find an apparently complete 1937 Coronation omnibus (mint hinged), Canada and Cyprus duplicates, nice Australian States and Australia, several Cape of Good Hope collections on pages (including "G"-overprinted Officials), Bahamas and Barbados, a bit of Natal, plus a small dealer's book of British Bechuanaland (some duplicated), etc., Fine to Very Fine, useful material for the dealer, plus albums ready to be filled.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $550.00
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475   imageBritish Commonwealth, Collection, 1890-1970. In Scott Specialty album, with Gibraltar 1-2, 26-27, good Victoria's with 36, 38, mostly complete Edward II to 1s, 46, 72-74, 88, 92, 132-45, Leeward Islands Edward II only missing a few values (and missing 5s high value), George V mostly complete (just missing a few values), 103-15, Nauru 1-16, 17-30, South Arabia, Tristan Da Cunha 14-27, 28-41 and Trucial States 1-11, generally Fine to Very Fine, ex Sheeran.
Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10)

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Suggested Bid $750-1,000
SOLD for $800.00
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476 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth (mostly Great Britain), Miscellany, 1850's-1990's. With stamp album pages and several small boxes full of glassines and dealer pages, with a decent amount of Victoria (line and surface engraved issues), a box of London 1980 souvenir sheets, a group of Great Britain and Channel islands with some useful face value and a group of better British Commonwealth sets and singles on dealer counter pages, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
477 /o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Goodie Balance 1850's-1990's. Containing many thousands of stamps, with occasional better single floating about, with four stock books, seven Canadian post office year sets from the 1980's and 1990's, some new issue glassines, some Australian States Chalon heads, some better Canada classics and so much more, some sections we spot checked contained a useful amount of face value stamps and some better stamps that could easily add up to substantial value, so a good view is advisable; usual varying condition, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
478   imageBritish Commonwealth, First Day Cover Collection, 1985-2010. Residing in 8 binders and loose, includes Great Britain has 1478 first day cover with £5 coin (2), without coin (7), full booklet panes and souvenir sheets, Hong Kong 309-311, 347-348, 482-485, Ghana, Papua & New Guinea, Falkland Islands, and much more, a splendid lot, Fine to Very Fine, ex Sheeran.
Estimate $500 - 750. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $500-750
SOLD for $275.00
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479 o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Interesting Selection of Used Singles. About 100 stamps that are "overflow" or duplication from a very nice collection, neatly stored on black approval cards or GK "102" cards; value mainly in 19th century with highlights including (Scott numbers, all Very Fine) Great Britain #4 (2 Extremely Fine), 52, 54, New South Wales 31, South Australia 2, Tasmania 6, Bermuda 9, Canada 28, Cape of Good Hope 4 (single & pair), 13, Hong Kong 52, Mauritius 126, New Brunswick 3, and Transvaal 27a & 49; All-in-all, a clean and very useful lot with a Scott value is well in excess of $3,000.
Estimate $400 - 600. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5) (Image6) (Image7) (Image8) (Image9) (Image10) (Image11) (Image12)

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Suggested Bid $400-600
SOLD for $450.00
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480 o   imageBritish Commonwealth, Used Queen Elizabeth II Assortment, 1953-1970s. Small collections of Australia (nearly complete 1953-79) Gibraltar and New Zealand, plus additional miscellaneous complete definitive sets from Cyprus, Gibraltar and Malta including minor duplication, all just as originally purchased at auction including minor duplication; clean and F-VF.
Scott $1,400 Estimate $300 - 400. (Image)

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Suggested Bid $300-400
SOLD for $190.00
Will close during Public Auction

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