BUY or BID SALE!
Mid - Late July 2020
21st CENTURY AUCTIONS
COLLECTIONS AND LOTS
HK584) Hong Kong QV remainder collection, mainly used noted 1862-63 no wmk 18c (2), 1863-71 wmk Crown CC 2c Brown (3), 4c Grey (4), 6c (2), 8c, 12c & 24c (5 each), 30c Vermillion & 30c Mauve (4 each), 1876-80 5c & 10c surcharges, 1882-96 wmk Crown CA 2c Carmine (14), 5c Blue (4), 10c Mauve (3), 10c Green (6), 10c Purple/red (12), 1885 surcharges 30c & 50c, 1891 surcharges with Chinese characters 20c (6), 50c (2). 1900 colour changes 5c Yellow (2) & 30c Brown, condition quite mixed but plenty of pickings, cat £750+, Price $299
HK585) Hong Kong Edw VII remainder collection, mainly used with 1903 2c (10), 4c (16), 8c (5), 20c (4) & $1, 1904-06 values to 50c (2), + 12c Mint & $1 MNG, 1907-11 6c (2) etc, mixed condition with pickings, Cat £250+, Price $129
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
HK586) Hong Kong 1954-62 QEII definitives selection of 23: 5c, 20c & 25c (3 each), 15c, 30c, 50c (2 each), 65c, $1.30, $1 & $2 (2 each), all Mint, Cat £155+, Price $129
CMJ1) Carton lot of World collections/accumulations in 10 medium & 2 small stockbooks. Useful early to modern pickings noted, some duplication but as lot of stamps. Estimate up to 6000 here. Weighs around 8kg. Has to be good value at around 5c a stamp. Price $295
CMJ2) USA. Very useful mint & used carton lot Earlies – 1980’s On about 80 as new Hagners in blue ring binder, in large stockbook and year sets official USPS binder. Noted a lot of pre-cancels, mint unhinged blocks of 4 with sheet numbers, Prexsies, Airmails, Coils, Mint unhinged fractionals in strips of 8, etc. Would easily be close to 5,000 stamps here. Obviously some duplication but got to be worth 10c a stamp average. Price $495
CMJ3) Carton of World in 3 large stockbooks, Maroon Schaubek Springback, Green Cumberland post fitting album, plus ancient Gibbons “Improved” red album. Not many stamps in the Improved album, but plenty elsewhere. Noted decent NZ with QV sidefaces to 6d, good ranges of most European Countries, Australia with Kangaroos to 2/-, KGVI to £1 plus good number of GB Machins. Would be close to 5000 stamps I would think, mainly postally used, some duplication. Weighs nearly 9kg. Cheap at $295
CMJ4) Tuvalu 1970’s – 1980’s Mint Unhinged Specimens Older Green Padded Lighthouse 48 black page stockbook. Mostly complete sets with a little duplication. Is somewhat disorganised, so needs sorting out a bit. Odd toning here and there but largely ok. Must be 400 – 450 all up. Good value at under 50c a stamp, price $195
CMJ5) Turks & Caicos, red lighthouse 32 page padded cover stockbook with mint/ mint unhinged collection KGV – 1987. About 250 stamps all up with KGVI to 10/-, QEII to £1, decimals to $2. Appears mainly complete sets & minisheets. Is a bit disorganised and some toning, but must be cheap at 20c per stamp. Very good value at $49 the lot.
CMJ6) French Colonies, mint & cto used, pre. & post-Independence issues letters D – T on leaves in Brown Padded Seven Seas Ring Binder. Looks like 500 – 600 stamps. Very colourful lot. Worth 10c a stamp, price $49
CMJ7) Birds of the World. Blue padded album containing 108 colour illustrated cards each with a mint unhinged stamp and descriptive reverse. Very colourful lot, many stamps rarely seen and with some better high values. Cheap lot at under 50c each, $49
CMJ8) Canada on Hagners in black binder. QEII period mostly Mint Unhinged with many blocks of 4. Some nice se-tenant blocks, minisheets & sheetlets inc. Butterflies, Lighthouses, Ships, Stamps on Stamps, Music etc. Priced to sell cheaply years ago at around $80. About 250 stamps, cheap at under 20c each, price $49
CMJ9) Papua New Guinea 1952 – 2000 fine used dealer stock in 48 page Red Lighthouse Stockbook. Organised by SG catalogue and priced to sell cheaply many years ago. Most are corner cds examples. Noted £1 Fisherman x 2, Butterflies to $2 x 2, Panorama to $2 x 3, Corals to $3 x 2, 2K Ships x 3, with most issues to 1980 from 1 to 5 of each. Later issues a bit sparse. Must be 800 – 1000 stamps. A good lot. Price $149
CMJ10) Br. Commonwealth Omnibus issues 1935 – 1973. Mint & used on Hagners in black binder. Noted 1935 Jubilee x 7 sets inc. Hong Kong fine used, 1937 Coronation x 44 sets, 1946 Victory x 27 sets inc. Hong Kong fine used, plus another 48 sets mint unhinged in glassines. Then 1973 Royal Wedding mint unhinged x 23 sets. All in all 149 sets, plus many odds. Around 500 stamps total. At $1 each for the complete sets this has to be great value. Price $149
CMJ11) Omnibus issues, 1972 Silver Wedding & 1973 Royal Wedding mint unhinged plus some Halley’s Comet 1986 all mint unhinged sets/minisheets in an as new Lighthouse Blue 32 page stockbook $35 retail. Plus some used GB Machins values to £5. 1972 SW & RW appears Crown Agents complete with some extras. 100 plus complete sets/minisheets. Selling at cost price (Was a trade in from a customer) $250
CMJ12) India 40 different official unaddressed FDC’s 1974 – 1978. Very clean lot, now becoming very popular. Price $79
CMJ13) Israel lovely range of 38 covers, commercial & FDC plus some stationery items. Many with tab. Some interesting destinations including Uruguay, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, UK, Australia, USA, Denmark. Price $76
CMY2) Royal British Commonwealth Society 1977 official QEII Silver Jubilee FDC collection in Padded Silver Album. 52 covers in all, unaddressed and with descriptive text for each country. Issued at $4.95 each = over $250. Very good condition, front cover just showing a little age. Very cheap at under $1.50 per cover, price $77
CMY4) Scouting, in 2 large ring binders, organised alphabetically Australia - Sweden. Noted Australia 1934 & 1936 Jamboree labels x 6, Czechoslovakia 1969 Scouts Maximum Cards x 2, Romania 1919 War Charity Stamp plus 1931 set of 5 mint, 1937 set of 8 postally used, Russia 1959 mint sheet of 10 fundraising stamps in green for the 10th World Jamboree and 1969 Cinderella sheet for the 60th Anniv. of Scouting, South Africa 1957 set of 3 labels, etc, etc. Counted 90 plus compete sets & minisheets mainly mint besides those mentioned above plus many singles. Condition a little mixed in places but overall a clean and attractive lot. Nothing after about 1990. Price $249
CMY6) Great Britain 1982 - 1986 FDC's in as new $40 Tan leather look double FDC album. All official Royal Mail FDC's with Philatelic Bureau cancels. Appears complete for the period and includes High Values, Machins, Regionals and Commemorative sets. A very clean lot, virtually as issued. 60 covers in all, has to be worth $1.50 each, the very nice album is free! Price $89
CMY6A) Great Britain 1987 - 1995 FDC's in as new $50 Burgundy leather look double FDC album. All official Royal Mail FDC's with Philatelic Bureau cancels. Appears complete for the period and includes High Values, Machins, Regionals and Commemorative sets. A very clean lot, virtually as issued. 100 covers in all, has to be worth $1.50 each, the very nice album is free! Price $149
CMY8) Postmarks on piece, carton full in 4 large stockbooks of Victoria 1952 - 1995 organised alphabetically. Must be 5000 or so, some from places I have never heard of! All good strikes and neatly cut around. Have to be worth 10c each, price $495
CMY10) United Nations, New York & Geneva 1961 - 76 mint unhinged in as new Gibbons $100 plus "Philatelic" Burgundy Springback Album, complete with as new Gibbons United Nations Catalogue, retail $60. Comprises single sets & corner blocks of 4, plus a few FDC's & Souvenir Cards. Appears complete 1967 - 1976. Around 325 sets, 3 minisheets, 5 fdc's & 9 souvenir cards. Very cheap at about $1.30 per set, and the very useful Album & Catalogue are free! $429
CMY11) Australia 1987 - 95 Official Australia Post Unaddressed FDC's in as new $40 Burgundy Double FDC album. Counted 97 covers inc. many minisheets plus ATM Triangulars, 1990 Anzac Tradition with 8 different Forces Post Office cancels etc, etc, A lovely as new lot! Way, way below face value of the stamps alone. Price $145 the lot.
CMY12) Australia Replica cards 1984 - 2001, as issued by Australia Philatelic Federation at $5 each, with approval of Australia Post. Contains the 1st 44 cards issued, some of which are very scarce now. Housed in as new Seven Seas Padded Brown Replica Card Album (Cost $150 alone) So an original purchase price 19 to 36 years ago of $370. Less than half price, $179
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
CMY16) China 1992 Year Book de-luxe Burgundy leather edition. Does not have the limited edition minisheet, otherwise would be $200 +. Price $79
CMY17) China 1995 Year Book, new as issued with slipcase. Price $155
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
CMY24) Australia 1936 Tasmanian Cable 2d Plate Blocks Collection. Missing only Plate 1 bottom right. Plate 4 lower left has variety fa "Weak entry to top right corner retouched" ACSC 169zp. All are mint unhinged, or very lightly hinged in selvedge only. Cat. $595, price $395
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
CMY28) United Nations Geneva 1949 - 1985 virtually complete mint unhinged, including the Switzerland 1949 1st set of overprints. Housed in a $295 Lindner T Burgundy Hingeless Album, virtually as new with pages to 1990. Stamps Cat. at approx. £195. Dirt cheap at under 50% cat. for the stamps and the very nice album is free! Price $189
CMY29) Butterflies, ex deceased estate. Fine lot of approx 850 different on 52 Hagner pages in as new heavy duty Maroon Ring Binder, cost of these alone to buy today close to $120, plus unopened packets of 200 & 300 different, a number of Tea trade cards and a few FDC's. Not only that but a brand new Michel Butterflies Catalogue, still in shrink-wrap which alone retails at $150. Many of the stamps are in long Definitive sets, mint unhinged. Good countries like Falkland Is. to £3, Cocos (Keeling) Is. to $3, Papua New Guinea to $2, Norfolk Is. to $2, Malaysia 12 sets of 7 each from a different State. China 1963 set of 18 cto, etc, etc. This really is a great lot with 1350 stamps, mostly all different. Really has to be worth many $100s, just the items mentioned worth around $450 plus another 1250 stamps mostly different. Price $795 the lot
MF2) Worldwide picture postcards, some used, unused, earlies moderns and in betweens. Mostly street scenes & architecture. 100 different for $89
FE34) Great Britain Commemoratives 1953 – 65 appears complete mint lightly hinged. (3d Nature week is fine used) Retail approx $70, price $49
CMD1) NZ huge accumulation early – modern in 2 stockbooks, Seven Seas Album, Tasman Album and Hagner Binder. Mint & used inc. many minisheets. Noted 1960 Pictorials used to £1, horizontal pair, $2 Multicoloured Geyser etc. Bits and pieces of Australia & other World stamps not counted. 1000’s! Will well repay sorting. Weighs around 6.5kg $495 the lot.
BELOW WE HAVE A WORLDWIDE LOT IN ORIGINALLY 39 ALBUMS, SOME ARE NOW SOLD. THE ESTATE OF A RETIRED NUN. ALL IN HOME MADE POST STYLE ALBUMS. EACH ALBUM HAS ALL DIFFERENT STAMPS FROM A WIDE PERIOD EARLY TO VERY MODERN, MAINLY POSTALLY USED. THIS LADY KEPT ACCURATE RECORDS OF THE NUMBER OF STAMPS IN EACH ALBUM. THIS LOT IS TOTALLY UNPICKED AS RECEIVED.
CMO1) Europe 2, mainly Bulgaria early to modern, plus some Cyprus plus a few other bits & pieces. Stated to be 533 stamps, under 10c each, price $49
CMO3) Europe 4, France to Greenland. Strength in France & Greece, stated to be 1558 stamps, price under 15c per stamp, $229
CMO4) Europe 5, Iceland to Monaco. Really nice lot early to modern with strength in Luxembourg & Malta. Stated to be 1723 stamps. Under 15c per stamp, price $249
CMO6) Europe 7, Portugal & Romania. Very nice clean lot of 1119 stamps early to modern. The more modern Romania is cto. Under 14c per stamp, price $149
CMO12) Asia 3, India & Indonesia. Early India Queen Victoria with some States to about 2010, then Indonesia to 2006. 1783 stamps for around 14c a stamp, $249
CMO16) Asia 7, Portuguese India to Tannu Tuva. Queen Victoria to modern. Strength in Straits Settlements, Singapore, Ceylon/Sri Lanka, Sth. Korea & Syria. Stated to be 1245 stamps. Very good value at 20c per stamp. $249
CMO17) Asia 8, Thailand to Yemen. Strength in Thailand, Turkey & Vietnam. A very good lot of 1437 stamps. Under 20c each, price $275
CMO19) Africa 2, Gabon to Mozambique. Nice ranges of most countries with nice Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar & Mauritius. Early to modern, mot postally used. Stated 1381 stamps. Good value at under 20c per stamp. $259
CM020) Africa 3, Namibia to Tanganyika. Stated to be 1378 stamps. Good range of French and British former colonies, early to modern. Strength in Southern Africa. Also some nice Sudan. Priced under 15c per stamp, $189 the lot
CMO21) Africa 4, Tanzania to Zimbabwe. Early to modern, mostly postally used. Nice Tanzania, Transvaal & UAR. Stated 1129 stamps for under 15c a stamp. $159
CMO23) Ireland, mostly modern postally used, many complete commem. Sets. Stated to be 1936 stamps. Under 20c a stamp, price $359
CMO26) Italy, early to modern mostly postally used. Stated to be 2027 stamps. Very nice lot. Under 15c a stamp, $289
CMO28) Oceania 2, Fiji to Ross Dependency. A very good lot of mostly postally used early to modern. Very good Fiji, New Hebrides & Norfolk Is. Stated 1246 stamps. Well worth 25c per stamp, priced under that, price $295
CMO30) Papua & New Guinea. Commences Lakatois & Birds of Paradise, German New Guinea Yacht types 5pfg – 80pfg, less 10pfg, all nice cds used, cat. £160, PNG £1 Fisherman & 1/7d Cattle used, Birds to 10/- mint, then mostly complete mint lightly hinged to 2017, inc. many minisheets. Stated to be 2089 stamps. Has to be worth 50c per stamp. Huge retail & face value. Priced well below that at $940
CMO37) South America, most postally used early to modern. With good Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru etc. Stated 1789 stamps. Good value at around 15c each $265
CMO39) World Collection in Old Universal Album, fastbound, Burgundy colour with gold blocking. 7th edition, published by Wm. Ackland Melbourne. Virtually nothing removed. 340 pages, including 10 full page maps! Very good condition and nothing after 1937 it seems, most postally used, some mint. Condition a bit mixed, but a lot of good pickings. Noted Australia Kangaroos to 2/- Brown, KGV 4d Lemon, good Europe, South America, Japan, New Hebrides & USA. Am guessing roughly 2500 stamps. At 15c per stamp this is a steal. Price $375
CMO41) World Collection letters F - Z in old Red Gibbons Strand Hardback Album, 364 pages. Dated inside 1938, and appears noting after about 1960. A lot of pickings mint & used. Must be about 2500 - 3000 here with good Germany, GB, Holland, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Spain, USA & much more. A good lot at 15c per stamp. Price $375
CMO43) Switzerland 1968 – 72, nice run of official unaddressed full set FDC’s inc. Pro Patria, Pro Juventute, Birds, Flora, Fauna, Europa, Planes, Pope Paul VI Visit etc. Plus a 1980 5fr overprinted green definitive booklet, cat. $45 in 2009. 30 covers in all plus 1 booklet, clean fresh lot for $110. Less than $3.50 per item!
CMA2) Three large stockbooks of World, early to modern, all different, mostly postally used. Neatly organised by country. Many pickings here. Roughly 3500 – 4000 stamps here. Price $179
CAU6) Fiji Collection from 1953-2000 on Seven Seas hingeless pages, MUH, in 2 Green padded slipcases & binder. Albums alone new cost approx. $650! Missing only 8 stamps form the 1986-90 Definitive reprints. Sydney retail $2375 plus $650 for the albums = $3025 Price well under 45% $1275
CAU11) Samoa: 1962-Feb 2000 complete MUH on Seven Seas hingeless, in 2 Blue padded slipcases & binders. Albums alone new cost $550! Sydney retail for stamps = $1635 plus so a total retail here of $2185, priced very cheaply at around 50%, $1125
CAU12) Pitcairn Islands 1940-2000 Complete MUH on Seven Seas hingeless pages, in Brown padded slipcase & binder. Album alone new cost $560! Sydney retail of stamps = $2070 so a total value here of $2630. Includes 1940 Definitives, 1948 Silver Wedding & 1949 UPU. Priced very well at under 60%, price $1575
SE10) Sweden, collection of 1500 different, most if not all nice postally used. Price on my packets list for 500 is $70, and 1500 would normally be around $275. Just two to offer here at half price: $137.50 each
AU40) Australia Kangaroos. 170+ mixed kangaroos. Mostly 3rd & C of A watermarks, some others mixed in. Mixed Condition, some with faults, most not. Values to 5/-, incredible value at under $2 per stamp! Price $329
AP17) Nice little starter collection of 50 different Australian States. On our list at $56, special price $49
BUY OR BID SALE Mid – Late July 2020
Buy now at the listed price or bid a lower figure. Bids will be considered at Midday Monday 17th August 2020
Orders and Bids accepted by phone, mail or email.
Provided the item has not sold at the full price, bids at 75% to 95% will have a good chance of success; 65% - 74% will have a reasonable chance of success. Bids 50% to 64% will have minimal chance of success, but still worth a try! Bids below 50% respectfully declined.
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