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CEF7) WEST GERMANY: 1949 - 1990 dealer stock of commemorative and semi-postal issues in four large Green Prinz 64 page near new stockbooks Retail of those alone near $350. Huge catalogue and retail value. Most are mint unhinged, few used. A very good lot for the re-seller or hoarder! any 1000's). $2150

CEF8) REST OF THE WORLD - General & Miscellaneous Lots. 5 large Green stockbooks of World stamps including China. Plenty of nice surprises in this mint & used lot, with most countries represented. Plenty of China, Vietnam, Thailand etc. 2000 – 2500 mainly all different and a way better than average lot. Well worth 30c a stamp across the board, price $675

CEF10) New Zealand. 1970s-90s mint unhinged collection/accumulation in Black Padded Hagner album and in packets. Noted overprinted M/Sheets, booklets etc. Values to $10 x 3 different & $20. Huge catalogue, retail and face value. Neatly organised in as new Hagner pages. (Many 100s) $859

CEF13) Great Britain 2012 Olympics, around Britain “Mercury” Torch Relay Covers, in Dark Blue Padded Ring Album, as new. Aberystwyth to Worcester (8,000 miles, 1,000 Communities, 70 Days), 1 cover for each of the 70 towns visited along with special cancel and 1st Class stamp for a different Sport from the Games. High original cost and very interesting and attractive. Partial set of 28 covers, would be fun to complete! Under $5 each plus the very attractive album comes free! $135

CEF15) Australia 1988 – 2008 near complete fine to very fine used collection on leaves and Hagner pages in 4 green ring binders. Very hard period to complete, includes both sheet & peel & stick stamps, strips, blocks etc. Huge retail and catalogue. Sydney retail is approx. a massive $3750! Well under a half, and much less after discounts! Layby terms available. $1695 

CN01) USA mainly used collection 1922 – 1996 in Green Davo 64 black page stockbook. Included are some mint unhinged including blocks of 4, minisheets & booklet panes. 75 – 80% complete for the period. About 1500 here, organised chronologically. Very cheap at around 10c a stamp. $149

CNO4) Australia Mission mix, from new source, on close clipped single paper so high count. Good ranges of definitives and commemoratives mainly 45c – 70c letter rate period. Good value at about 2c a stamp, $89 per kg, 2.5kg for $219, 5kg for $419, 10kg for $749

CNO5) Singapore. Nice clean and with many recent mix on close clipped single paper…very hard to obtain. Mainly commemoratives, includes some complete sets. Very colourful lot. 100g for $69, 250g for $169

CNO6) Singapore, KGVI to recent off paper mix. Lovely lot of about 1100 – 1200 stamps, very colourful mostly large. Price $49

CNO7) Papua New Guinea 1988, 1898 & 1990 year books, lovely condition as issued in original plastic sleeves. Cheap at less than $40 each, $119.50

CNO10) Zimbabwe postally used collection in large green stockbook. Issues from 1980 – 2014 with some areas of near completeness. Some hyper-inflation issues to $30,000 seen. 550 – 650 here and appear all different. Scarce assembly, cheapest we could find elsewhere for 500 different is $260. Price $235

CNO15) Belgium on & off paper, as traded to us. Wide range of issues to about 2000. Nice close clipped single paper. Likely some postmark potential here too. Price per 100g, $29, 250g $69

CNO16) Nauru 1937 – 2002 mostly mint lightly hinged on quality album pages. A few are cto. 1954 definitives are present both mint & cto. Mostly complete sets & minisheets and must be virtually complete from 1975 on. 400 to 450 all different. Very cheap at about 30c a stamp, great if you are not fussed about them being unhinged. $125

CAU1) NZ Health mini-sheets 1957 to 1983 x 52 MUH housed in large blue stockbook. Retail value $NZ777. Condition a little mixed but most of the key items very fresh MUH. Some faults, most minor,  so expect varied condition. Each priced with retail in neat pencil on stock page. Very cheap at just AUD$269

CAU3) World Wildlife Fund 1976/79 Official unaddressed FDC’s collection on 144 covers. Very clean lot. With certificate of authenticity. Original Issue price 4.95 per cover = around $700! Cheap at under $1 per cover, $135.

CAU4) Great Britain 1902 – 1999 used collection in large blue ring binder. KEVII – 1/-, KGV to 10/- with Re-engraved Seahorses set. KGVI complete with all High Values inc. Silver Wedding £1. QEII virtually complete commems., plus many Wildings and Machins to £5, plus the different printings of the Castles series to £1. Low value Wildings are simplified. Includes all of the Millennium series, 12 sets, 48 stamps to the end of 1999. 100’s of sets, al in nice clean condition. Has to be worth $10 per year of stamps from 1937 -1999. Plus heaps of extras as back. Price $625

CAU5) Canada Collection 1870’s to 1999 mostly postally used, some MUH in 3 large stockbooks. Earlies are sparse but very high degree of completion 1930 onwards., with dates and SG No’s pencilled in margins of the books. Guessing 2500 – 2750  stamps mostly all different and in complete sets. Very clean lot with values to $8 Polar Bear. Has to be worth 25c per stamp average, price $649

CAU6) New Zealand mostly mint 2 volume collection 1920 – 1980 in good condition Gibbons Green Simplex Springback album. Stamps are nicely displayed in black mounts on pages and annotated with year of issue and cat. Nos. Commences 1920 Victory set, then mostly complete with all health & airmail issues inc. 1931 Smiling Boys., Dunedin 1925 Ex. set is very fresh lightly hinged. From 1960 much appears fresh mint unhinged, but excluding minisheets. Mostly a very clean lot with much potential for continuance. Many 100’s. Very high catalogue/retail value. Albums alone would cost $1250 new. Price $745.

CMY9) British Empire, pre-QEII off paper mix, new lot just received, very varied with little Australia but a good mix of most other areas. Noted a few mint, blocks of 4 etc. Values to 10/- noted in the overall mix. Good value at around 15c a stamp. Priced per 65 grams, about 1000 for $165, 2500 for $389

CMY10) GB 100 Complete used mainly Commemorative sets, 1940 – quite recent. Organised into  individual acetate packets. Noted 1940 Centenary, 1953 Coronation up to quite recent £1.22 values. Would sell individually from $2 to $12 a set. Very cheap at $199

CMY11) AAT packet of 100 different postally used pre-decimal – very recent. Includes complete sets and better values to $1.50 or $2. 5 available. Price $69

CMY16) Fiji in 3 Seven Seas Hingeless albums 1954 -2017, Mint collection, mostly fresh MUH but some lightly hinged and some with gum tropicalised (Those are not counted in the retail value) The collection has many gaps to 2000, high level of completion through the 2000's, but no stamps after 2014. Fresh and clean. Pages and binders alone cost $700+ to buy new. Sydney retail for the stamps $2085, plus $700 for the albums = $2785 effective replacement cost. Save $1000. Price $1785

CM18) New Zealand 1989 – 2001 Seven Seas Hingeless Brown Padded album,  pages bulging!  Mint Unhinged, near complete collection (No Framas), Only very few gaps, mostly booklet stamps. We estimate 95% complete. Fresh and clean. Album alone cost $325 to buy new. Also includes Lighthouse issues from 1947 & Ross Dependency most issues. Advertised retail of the stamps is $3670. Total replacement cost $3995. Priced very cheaply at well under 50%, price $1895

CF6) Australia 1928 – 1936 KGV Commems.  Bulk lot as received recently in packets. Quantities are approximate, comprises 3d Kookaburra x 100, 3d Kingsford Smith x 25, 3d Victoria Centenary x 100, 3d Jubilee x 200, 3d Cable x 350, 3d Sth. Aust. x 200, 1/- Sth. Aust. X 100. Min. SG Cat. £5485, approx. AUD$9650 at time of listing. Unchecked by us for shades, varieties, postmarks, perforations or watermarks. About 1075 stamps for around 80c each. Price $849

CF7) Worldwide and Australia Clearance Lots. We now have 3 standards for these, Standard, Superior and Super. As with anything you get what you pay for. You can expect complete or part collections, Hagner pages, covers, stamps on or off paper, packets, individual stock cards containing single or part sets, literature including magazines or catalogues. Each lot tailor made. Ask for Australia or World, or a mixture of both. The all World lots will necessarily contain a small % of Australia in most cases.
CF7a) Standard 20kg $595, 10kg $315, 5kg $165
CF7b) Superior 20kg $895, 10kg $475, 5kg $245
CF7c) Super 20kg $1395, 10kg $729, 5kg $385

CF8) Superb “Oxford” Blue padded FDC album, as new, cost $50. Contains 39 Unaddressed British Commonwealth First Day Covers with descriptive text for 1981 & 1982. No Australia, but most are  better countries like Falkland Is, Ascension, Gibraltar, St. Helena, Singapore etc. Just $89 the lot!

CF13) Australia 1970 Captain Cook themed collection in blue album with Australian Coat of Arms inc. Post Office small FDC with 30c stamp cancelled Ballarat (Rare!) Then 3 other small plain FDCs cancelled Chadstone Vic, & Bedgerebong NSW. Plus 4  different Royal FDC’s with full sets or minisheets asl 2 x Sigma FDC’s. Various sets and minisheets mint & used, inc. Anpex x 5 some with special cancels, 1 x Rouletted, 3 x Melbourne Airport Ovpt., 2 x Royal Visit Ovpt., Eucharistic Conference Ovpt., Holey Dollar Ovpt. Set of 12 commemorative covers with different dates and towns around Australia and the same on Minisheets used with gum inc. Thursday Island etc. 60 items, plus a number of sets mint & used and 2 PO Packs not included in this count. Would be almost impossible to assemble today! Priced around $15 per item plus the nice album comers free. $895 the lot.

CF15) New Zealand & Ross Dependency FDC collection 1990 – 1997 in near new Blue 4 Ring Binder on quality pages. Commences 1990 Heritage Ships – 1997 Cattle, plus Ross Dep. 1990 & 1992 sets all on Official Unaddressed covers. Noted many booklet panes of 10 different, plus $20 definitive. All in all 29 covers which retail at anything up to $40 each! Fabulous lot, not many seen from this period. Retail easily $450  if sold individually. Price $249

CF17) Worldwide Minisheets by weight! A long time since we had any of these. A mix of mint unhinged and cto used from a wide range of countries, spanning several decades. 75 to 100 sheets per 100g. Expect duplication in the larger lots above 250g, the 100g will be all different. Vrtually all good thematics. 100g for $69, 250g for $159, 500g $295, 1kg for $575

CF19) Air NZ 1965 set of 10 Official First Flight Covers for the DC8 service, inc. Sydney/Christchurch and return, plus American Samoa (8)  with flights from  Fiji, USA & NZ. All official with printed addresses. Many have pictorial cancels. Scarce assembly, cheap lot for $98

CN1) Australia stamp replica cards 1984 – 1987 (No’s 1 – 37 ex. No. 36) in superb near new Seven Seas Blue Padded Album (Cost $130) These are official reprinted proofs/colour trials from the original dies which if contemporary are worth $1000’s each! Price $195 the lot.

CN4) Great Britain 1997 – 2000 Royal Mint & Royal Mail Sumptuous Royalty cover album in padded Royal Blue and Gold with slipcase. Contains Royalty Covers, PNC Coin Covers and a 3/4 ounce Silver Ingot Cover replicating the 1951 Ten Shilling Festival of Britain St. George & Dragon Stamp. 19 items in all, with many of the coin covers selling at around $30 each. Several of the covers are signed by the designer too. $329 the lot.

CN10) Holland 1993 – 1998 mint & used well organised collection in near new Blue & Gold Leather Bound Importa “Victoria” album (Cost $150 plus) Includes booklets & sheetlets as well as about 95% completion in stamps for the period. Plenty of spare pages for continuation. Original seller’s price, $220. So cheap now at our realistic price of $110

CN12) Christmas stamps from around the World mint & used housed in large brown stockbook. Many complete sets and minisheets, mostly all different. 1950’s to late 1990’s. Around 500 stamps plus 20 minisheets. Most of the mint is fresh unhinged. Great value at 25c per stamp & $2 each for the minisheets. Price $165

CN13) Latin America (Central & South) plus Caribbean & Atlantic mint & used  collection in Black & Gold leather bound Importa “Victoria” album with slipcase. Includes Aruba, Curacao (cat. £600 alone), British West Indies, Falklands Is. & Dep. BAT, early French Guiana & Venezuela.  Nice lot, worthy of expansion, 100s. Original dealer’s price $825, we reckon at  $595it’s very good value.

CN16) Australia Ausipex 1984, 2 as new luxury padded albums containing what appears an exhaustive collection of these popular issues. Fresh mint unhinged organised alphabetically, plus a few covers and maximum cards. Has the official labels sheet of 20 Counted plus the 2 Tonga minisheet black prints.   44 minisheets, 40 complete sets/issues, 11 cards and 3 covers. Got to be worth $3 apiece, and the very expensive albums are free! Price $295

CN17) THE DROSS BOX! I think every dealer has one or more of these, anything we cannot find an immediate use for goes in here. Loose stamps we cannot find time to sort, covers, complete sets, minisheets, Hagner pages of stamps, collection remainder, juvenile collections, you name it, it may be here! Choose Australia, Worldwide or a mixture of both. 1kg parcel for $98, 3kg for $275, 5kg for $395, 10kg for $775.

CN19) THE GROT BOX! Empty albums, stockbooks, stock sheets, stamp catalogues, auction catalogues, handbooks etc. (No stamps) Very cheap at just $195 for a $20 parcel. (NO DISCOUNTS ON THESE AND POSTAGE IS ALWAYS EXTRA)

3R1) Germany 3rd Reich, 1933 – 1945 Brand New Hingeless Album, German made, in Black Blue & Gold. Spaces for all 3rd Reich stamps with illustrations and Michel catalogue numbers. Superb! Price $295

CAU1) Australia, International Stamps used on 50 covers and postcards to Switzerland. Wide variety of stamps and frankings used 2000 to 2012. Noted issues with tabs, gutter pairs, Christmas Is. issues etc. Denominations from 50c to $2.60, with rates up to $4.00. All from a single family correspondence. A bit over $5 each, price $269

CAU5) New Zealand Post Office Blue Leather with Coat of Arms embossed in gold on the cover. Stockbook presented to delegates to the 16th U.P.U. Congress held in Tokyo. Contains NZ & Territories Mint Unhinged. Noted pre-decimal issues 1975 – 1967, 1st decimal definitives to $2 multicoloured Geyser, Arms High Values $4 to $10 (4), 1969 Capt. Cook Set etc. Also Niue decimal ovpt. To $2 Arms, plus Ross Dep. 1st decimal set. Total 2022 ACS catalogue (retail) value of the contents alone for this rare item is NZ$270 = A$245. We have never ever had one of these before, let alone 2! Binding is a little detached in last couple of pages. Price $199 (2 available)

CMY3) Massive lot of German covers, 19th Century to quite modern (about 2014) You will find Registered mail, Express delivery, FDC’s, commercial mail, etc, etc. to a wide range of destinations. Most are West Germany but also some Berlin, inc. Occupation Issues, and East Germany. Around 425 covers for under $1 each, price $395 

CFE2) Malaysia 1963-96 collection in 4 albums, mainly mint unhinged but some of the earlier issues used and later issues are both mint unhinged and used, plus many extra sets and part-sets of the 1965 Birds, 1970 Butterflies, 1979 Flowers & Animals, and 1986 Fruits. (Qty 1000s) Very good value at $1350

CFE4) New Zealand commercial mails, small and medium envelopes, mainly pre-decimal KGVI & QEII to Australia. Good variety of postmarks plus some higher values. Price $95 per kg (5kg available)
CFE5) New South Wales plus a few ACT 1980’s – 1990’s commercial mails, mainly stamped small envelopes with a wide variety of cds cancels, many smaller towns noted. Pretty well all clear strikes. Could be some rarer items here. We just do not have time to check. Price $95 per kg. (8kg available)

CFE9) Australia plain FDC’s 1951 – 1972, appears mostly complete for the period, all nice clean typewritten covers. Weighs nearly 1kg. Duplication up to 5 of each. Great source for fine used sets, with values to 2/3d or 25c in decimals. Priced well under $1 each. About 300 for $249

CFE20) Solomon Is. 1977 – 1996 Complete fresh Mint Unhinged in as new Brown Ka-Be leather grain Illustrated Hingeless Album, new price $319. Stamps retail $960 plus. Total retail $1279. Price $849, save $430 on replacement cost! 

CFE21) Samoa 1969 – 1996 Complete fresh Mint Unhinged in as new Brown Ka-Be leather grain Illustrated Hingeless Album, new price $395. Stamps retail $1000 plus. Total retail $1395. Price $945, save $450 on replacement cost! 

CFE25) FRANCE: 1849-2007 mint or used collection in six hingeless Lighthouse albums (retail $1000+) with imperfs to 1fr in very mixed condition, 1863 5f used (creasing, filled thin), 1876-1900 Peace & Commerce to 5r, 1917 Orphans 35c+25c used, 1922 Surcharged Orphans set incl. 5fr + 1fr mint, 1927 5fr + 1fr mint, pre-stamp 'POSTES/PARIS' 1921 5c green mint and 1922 5c orange unused, 1927 2f & 5fr Air overprints mint, 1927-31 Sinking Fund overprint sets complete mint or used, late 1920s-40s era reasonably complete inc. 1928 Sinking Fund 1Fr & 8.5Fr used, 1931 1.5Fr & 3.5Fr mint, 1937 PEXIP m/sheet with exhibition h/stamp, with full gum, 1950’s – 2007 largely complete with many MUH sets & m/sheets plus back of book with dues, officials, pre-stamp covers etc. Some of the earlies are mixed condition, 1930s onward generally fine. Huge cat./retail. Many 1000s. Price $7495
HK587) Hong Kong 1912-1962 duplicated remainder collection, mainly used with KGV Mult Crown CA wmk 6c (4), 20c & 30c (2 each), 50c various papers/backs (5), $1, 1921-37 Script wmk 8c perfin, 12c (2), 25c (3), 50c & $1 (3 each) all used, 20c, 25c & 30c Mint, 1935 20c Jubilee Used, 1937 Coronation set (2) Mint, 1938-52 KGVI definitives values to $1 Mint & $5 Green & violet Used, 1941 Centenary $1 (2), 1949 UPU set Used, few 1954-62 QE II definitives to $2 (2), condition a little mixed, still an attractive lot with plenty of pickings, Cat £570+, Price $449

CMY15) Australia 1956 Olympics, complete set of 52 "Royal" covers with pictorial cancellation for each event. Each bears either a 4d Green Koala, or 4d Olympics stamp, as some handstamps were authorised for use before the stamps were! Also 1 cover with the full set of stamps. Many different events pictured on the different coloured and varied cachets. Rarely seen these days, a few are a bit aged. All neat typewritten address. A very scarce assembly, price $795
CMY19) Australia 1947 - 52 range of KGVI era. Illustrated FDC's plus 3 x 1950 National Philatelic Exhibition covers, 1 with large exhibition label in red-brown attached. Priced up to sell at over $350 based on Rod Perry's website price list. includes 3 registered items, two of which are from the exhibition. Issues included at Scouts, Stamp Centenary, UPU, Federation 50th anniv. etc. 14 covers. Price under a half, $149
CMY27) Scouting 1938 - 1968 approx. mostly complete Mint Unhinged sets in near new Maroon Springback Album. Noted several imperf. sets and minisheets from places like Togo, Burundi & Bhutan. Other countries represented include Turkey, Finland, Switzerland, Greece, Great Britain, Belgium, Taiwan etc. 55 complete issues, Cat. £325 plus. Album alone to buy today would be around $100. Price for the lot just $5 per issue $275
MF2) Worldwide picture postcards, some used, unused, earlies moderns and in betweens. Mostly street scenes & architecture. 100 different for $89
AP17) Nice little starter collection of 50 different Australian States. On our list at $56, special price $49

PM115) Australia magnificent OFF PAPER MIXTURE. Just arrived and simply brimming with better values. Starts 1930’s to about 2005. Huge variety. About 1000 for $59. 2500 for $139, 5000 for $265.
PM115a) As above but Decimals only 1966 – 2005. Same prices as above.
PM102) World off paper…huge variety mostly postally used gathered from 3 different sources and mixed to together to give you the best early to modern mix we can muster! About 15- 20,000 per kg. Buy from as little as 1½c per stamp! 100g for $35, 250g for $79, 500g for $149, 1kg for $285, 5kg for $1275.
PM104) Christmas Is. & Cocos (Keeling) Is. off paper mixture, many high values and recent to about 2016. Many very fine used with circular cancels. 50 different for $49, 100 mixed no more than 3 the same for $98

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