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878
Perf small OS: 1st wmk ½d green, 1d red Die II, 2d very deep grey, 2½d indigo, 3d olive Die I & 9d violet (perf tones). Generally F-VF, 2½d regummed, 2d & 3d MLH, others MUH. SG O16-20 & O24 cat M £1070. ACSC cat $3700+. (6) (P)
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91
UPU Specimen Stamps 1878-1961 by James Bendon, latest (2015) edition. Lists & illustrates all printed & h/s types, special printings made for specimen purposes, receiving authority h/s etc such as 'Ultramar', local cancels inc the large circular types for Madagascar etc, plus normal CTO types from 'specimen' sets & much more. Numerous appendix listings, UPU bulletins, archive pages etc photographed. A4 hardcover 530+ pgs, in colour. Covers whole world with 100s of diff countries.
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365
Ephemera: Accumulation of mostly Tasmania related items inc 1904 Branxholm sub-division maps (2, both 75cm x 100cm). 1903 Legerwood Estate (near Ringarooma) sub-division sale of 3048 acres into 38 farms. 1878 location order in favour of Michael Murphy of Legerwood (via Ringarooma) circa 1890 Map of 'Parish of Kay' (25cm x 45cm) with Town of Branxholm identified. Early 1900s Tasmanian Mining Company Shares (15) inc 'Back Creek Deep Lead Gold Mining' (1914, 6), Kittos Chum Gold Mining (Lefrog 1899), Portland Gold Mining (Gladstone, 1898), Jupiter Mining Co (Mount Reid 1899), Mount Rex Tin Mining (Ben Lomond 1900), Mount Ruby Tin Mines (Seamander 1912), plus some misc oddments inc 1960 signed Christmas card from the Governor of Tasmania. (lot)
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A$
372
1855-1990s Collections/accumulations of Europe in 14 s/books & binders inc Romania from 1870s inc 1931 Scouts set. Turkey 1865-76 Star & Crescent to 5pi, plus postage Dues. 1876 Surch set to 5p. 1876-90 Crescent to 2pi, 1892 Toughra to 5pi. 1914 Pics to 50pi. Good range of Italy & area inc Sardinia 1855-61 Embossed Kings to 80c. Italy 1862 Embossed King 20c & 40c. 1863 Kings to 2L. 1878 Surch to 10c. 1890 Valevole opt to 1L75. 1923 Fascist to 5L. Colonies inc Aegean Is, POs abroad & Trentino, plus Trieste & Venezia Guilia issues. San Marino inc 1877-90 Arms 5c & 10c M. 1952 Columbus to 5c. Bosnia 1879-1900 Arms to 25k. 1900-06 Arms to 5k. 1906 Emperor & Pictorial to 5kr inc 5kr perf & imperf. 1910 80th Birthday to 5kr. 1916 Emperor set to 10kr. Yugoslavia from 1921. Most G-VF M/MUH/U, tropicalisation in parts. SG cat £17,000+ = A$30,000+ (16,000).
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A$
373
1858-2000s Collection/accumulations of island Countries & Territories in 18 s/books & album. Strength in British Empire/Cwlth issues inc Nauru 1916-80s inc 1924-48 Ship set to 10/- M. 1960s-70s Defs & Commems in blks sheetlets & full sheets. PNG 1952 Pictorials to 2/6. Tokelau 1948-2003 collection inc M/S. Mauritius 1858 Britannia in red & blue imperf. 1895-99 Arms to 18c. 1912-22 KGV to 10R. 1953-58 QEII Pic to 10R. 1969-73 QEII Fish to 10R. Hawaii 1864-92 Portraits to 15c. 1894-99 President & Pics to 25c. British West Indies inc Antigua range of Defs & Commems. Bahamas 1938-52 KGVI to 5/-. 1954-63 QEII Pics to £1. Barbados from 1860s-70s Britannia issues. Malta from 1880s inc 1947 Self Govt opts to 5/-. New Hebrides 1897 Local Post set. 1938 Gold Currency to 1Fr. Jamaica 1860-90s QV to 1/-. 1919-30s KGV Pics to 2/-. Fiji 1878-99 Monograms to 6d. 1912-32 KGV to 5/-. 1953-59 QEII Pic to £1. Tristan da Cunha 1952 opt KGVI Ships to 10/-. Most G-VF M/MUH/U, some tropicalisation in parts. SG cat £16,500+ = A$29,000+ (14,000+, 150+ M/S).
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375
1860s-1920s Attractive range on old-time album leaves or stock pages with British Commonwealth inc Antigua 1921 to 2/6, 1938 Defins M, Ascension 1924 3/- FU, Cyprus 1880 1d (5) UN, 1881 ½d/1d SG 7, Plate 220 UN, ½d/1d Plate 215 SG 9, Fiji 1870s to 1890s inc 1878 2d perf 10 x 12, 1860 perf 14 6d G-FU, North Borneo/Labuan selection of earlier issues. St Vincent inc 1890 6d dull purple opt 'SPECIMEN' UN. 1892 5d/4d chocolate M, various others. Foreign inc Japan 1874 20s, 30s, 1875 12s, 15s, 45s UN, 1880 to 1y G-FU with extras. Italian States inc Papal States range 1852-1867 inc 1867 5c, 10c, 40c, 80c UN w/o certificates. French Morocco inc 1938 Child Welfare in blks MUH - mixed condition, Portugal 1880-1900 inc 1893 75r/800r pale-orange, Portuguese Colonies mostly pre 1900 inc Macao 1880 perf 13½ 300r UN & others Romania 1862-1900 inc 1862-64 6p, 30p UN & later portrait issues M/U. Russia pre 1900 range Arms range. Various others much more to sort through. Some mixed condition mostly F, VF. SG cat £8300+ = A$15,300+. (2600+)
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A$
449
British Guiana: 1853-1910 Classic collection inc 1853-59 Ship 1c & 4c imperf. 1862 Typeset 1c type 10, 2c type 10 & 4c type 15. 1860-72 Ship range to 48c inc shades & perfs. 1876-79 Ship set to 96c, wmk crown CC. 1878 Provisional opts inc vert & horiz bar on 6c, horiz bar on Official 1c, horiz bar on Official 1c grey & 2c. Vert & horiz bar on Official 4c, 6c & both 8c types. 1881 1 Official opt Ship 12c. 1882 Ship set to 8c, wmk crown CA. 1888-89 Inland Revenue opt Ship to $5. 1889 Ships to 96c, wmk crown CA. 1898 Jubilee set to 15c, plus 1899 Surch. 1900-03 New Colours to 60c. 1905-07 Ships to 96c, wmk mult crown, plus 1907-10 New Colours to 12c. Official 1875 opt Ships to 24c & 1877 set to 8c. All diff. Mostly G-VF U with mixed condition as expected. SG cat £10,600+ = A$20,000. (104) (P)
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A$
480
Central America: 1862-1970s Collection/accumulation in thick binder. Honduras 1866 Arms set, imperf. 1878-79 President to 1P. 1890 Arms to 1P plus Officials. 1891 president to 10P. Later ranges of Def & Commems inc Airmails. British Honduras/Belize from QV issues to 1970s. Nicaragua 1862-80 Volcano to 25c inc perfs & roulettes. Useful range of 19th Century issues inc Officials & Telegraphs. Mostly F-VF M/MUH/U. SG cat £900+. (2300)
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A$
535
Egypt: 1866-1909 Used collection. 1866 Arabic opt 1st issue to 5pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 5pi. 1867-71 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 5pi. 1872-75 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi, plus 10pa shade. 1878 Surch set 5pa & 10p. 1879-1902 Sphinx & Pyramid to 5pi. 1884 20pa on 5pi. 1888-1909 Sphinx & Pyramid set to 10pi. 1884-87 Postage Due to 2pi. 1888 Postage Due to 1pi. 1889-1907 Postage Due set to 2pi, plus 1898-1907 3m on 2pi. All diff, plus shades. Mostly G-VFU. SG cat £870+. (60).
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A$
543
Fiji: 1870-98 QV Collection. 1871 CR Monogram set. 1872 Surch 2c on 1d & 6c on 3d. 1874 VR Surch 2c on 1d & 6c on 3d. 1875 VR surch 2d on 6c on 3d. 1876-77 VR opt range to 6d. 1878-99 VR monogram to 6d, plus perfs & shades. 1881-99 QV 1/- & 5/-. 1891-93 surch set. 1891-98 VR monogram & canoe to 5d, plus shades c1890s Government Frank. All diff inc M&U & shades. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £3100+ = A$5500+ (42). (P)
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A$
544
Fiji: 1870-1960s Collection/accumulation on hagners with 1870 Fiji Times 3d & 6d reproductions, 1872 surch set U (SG cat £225), 1876 VR Monogram opts (12), 1878-99 VR wide range of perfs & shades (92) inc imperfs (4 U). 1882 QV 1/- (11) & 5/- (3, inc imperf), 1891-8 small Pictorials (260) with wide range of shades & perfs inc 1d black perf 11 x 11¾ FU (£1500). 1903-12 KEVII (69, £590) inc 5/- M, £1 grey 'R' opt & £1 purple U (flts), KGV (125, £700) to 5/-, KGVI Pictorials (125) inc sets to £1 M & to £1 U (ex blue canes) & QEII range inc 1954 & 1959 sets to £1 M/U. (KGVI & QEII cat £1000). Overall F-VF M/MUH/UN/U. Total cat £10,000 = A$18,000, plus the 1870 Fiji Times not counted. Valuable lot. (900) (P)
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545
Fiji: 1878-1980 Collection in s/book with 1878 VR Cyphers 1d, 4d (2) & 6d (SG cat £77). 1912 KGV to 1/- M & U (£55). KGVI Pic set to 5/- inc 2d Die II, 5d Blue Canes & 6d Die I, plus £1 Bugler (£100). 1969 Pics to $2 QEII M & U, 1971 Flowers to $2 MUH (4 sets) & good variety of Pics & Commems, sets. Some tropicalisation throughout, mixed M/MUH/U. (800)
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616
Guatemala: 1871-99 Classic Collection 1871 Arms set to 20c. 1873 Arms Litho set 4r & 1p. 1875 Liberty set to 2R. 1878 Indian set to 1p. 1879 Bird set ¼r & 1r. 1881 Surch set. 1881 Bird set to 20c. 1886 Railway surch set to 150c. 1886-96 Arms to 200c. 1886 1c on 2c. 1894 Surch to 10c on 200c. 1895-96 Surch 1c on 5c. 1897 Exhibition set to 500c, plus 1c on 12c. 1898 Surch to 10c on 20c. 1898 Correos opt Fiscal to 6c on 10p, plus 2c on 1c error opt INVERTED. All diff. Most G-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £1050+ = A$1850+. (92).
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635
India States - Sirmoor: 1878-99 Collection 1878-80 1st issue 1p green & 1p blue. 1892 with perf frame line 1p green = shade & 1p blue. 1885-96 Raja to 2a. 1894-99 Elephant vals to 1R. 1899 Raja set to 1R. 1890-99 ONSSS opt range to 2a inc opt types & red opt. All diff inc shades. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U, sl mixed. SG cat £280+. (28) (P)
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640
Italy: 1862-1906 Collection on pgs. 1862 Grazioli Essay 60c imperf. 1862 Embossed King to 80c, plus shades. 1862 Newspaper 2c, plus shades. 1863 Embossed King 15c imperf, plus error embossing double. 1863-65 King set to 2L. 1878 2c opt Official set to 10L. 1879-82 King set to 2L inc 30c M & 2L U. 1889 King to 5L. 1890 Valevole opt set to 2c on 1L75. 1895-97 King & Arms to 5L. 1901 King & Arms to 5L. Most diff inc M & U, plus shades. Mostly G-VF M/U. SG cat £5500+ = A$10,000+. (84)
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641
Italy: 1860s-2000 Used collection in Davo albums inc Papal States (6, SG cat £440), 1863 set U (£230), ex 5c is M (£2250), 1867 20c pale blue M (£1900), 1878 Surch Official set, 1879 set inc 20c & 30c M (£1580), 1889 set U to 5L (£1100), opt Parcel Post set M (£200), Surch set, 1891-97 set M/U inc better 5c M (£1000) & all later King Defs sets, 110 Garibaldi sets (£535), 1911-13 sets (£330), 1920s range inc 1924 Holy Year (£190), 1928 Filiberto set ex 20L (£400) & 1929 Montecassino set (£350), extensive 1930s inc 1931 St Anthony set, plus 75c both perfs (£475), 1932 Fascist March set ex 5L (£350), 1936 Horace to 2L55 (£360), 1937 Welfare postage set (£530), Augustus postage & Italians sets (£585), 1938 Empire set (£250) & most 1940s, then 99% comp to 2000. Also other Airs inc 1926 5L & 1927 Surch set (£380), Express Parcel Posts about 60% comp, M/sheets etc. Almost all F-VF U, scattered M. SG cat £18,000 to 1949, plus another £2800 to 2000 = A$37,000. (2600) (P)
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642
Italy: 1862-1903 Classic collection inc 1862 King Embossed 10c-80c perf, plus 1863 15c imperf. 1862 Newspaper 2c, plus shade. 1863 King 15c. 1863-65 King to 2L. 1878 2c opt Official 50c-50L. 1879-82 King to 2L. 1889 Arms &King to 5L. 1890 Surch set to 10c on 50c. 1890 Valevole opt set to 1L75. 1891-97 King & Arms to 45c. 1875 Officials to 10L. 1884-86 Parcel Post set to 1L75. 1863 Postage Due 10c & 1869 10c. 1870 1c-10L. 1884 50L & 100L & 1903 New Colours 50L & 100L. 1890 Surch set to 30c on 2c. All diff. Mostly G-VF M/UN/U, some mixed. SG cat £5150+ = A$9200+. (99)
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A$
643
Italy: 1863-1940s Collection/accumulation Used on hagners (+ some M), with 1863 nearly 4 sets to 2L (SG cat £920), 1878 opt Official 20c & 5L M (£1800), 1879 to 50c (£1056) inc 25c M (£950), 1889 set (£2350) inc 2 ea of 60c-5L, 1891 set (£310), then extensive range 1900 - inc 1910 Garibaldi 3 sets M (£655), 1911 Jubilee set (£170), 1912 St Mark's M, 2+ sets U (£290), 1917 both airmail opts M x 2, plus 2nd also U (£140), 1922 Congress opt 10c & 15c (£675), 1923 Black Shirt set M (£110), 1924 Trade opt set (£950), Def with advert tabs (9, £2260) inc 25c Tagliacozzo (£950), 50c Tantal (£190) & 1L (£950), Holy Year set (£190) & good range to 1942 inc 1934 Medal postage set M/U (£165), Postage Dues (£450) etc. Mostly F-VF M/U. SG cat £16,000 = A$28,000. (700) (P)
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A$
644
Italy: 1863-1945 Mint collection near comp on pgs etc with 1865 King 2c & 10c (SG cat £3793), 1866 King 1c-10c & 40c, plus new 20c blue both shades, plus 10c & 20c new colours (£2885), 1878 opt Officials 20c to 10L (£4700), 1879 to 50c (£2329), 1889 to 5L (£3596), opt Parcel Post set (£200), 1891 to 5L (£900), 1901 set (£2230), 1910 both Garibaldi sets (£570), 1911 Jubilee, 1912 St Mark's, plus surch, then comp 1913-22 inc 1922 Congress opt set, then to 19XX near comp inc 1924 Trade opt set, 1924 with advert tabs (9, £270+), all other 1920s-40s sets comp inc National Defence, Philiberto, 1930 Virgil, 1932 Dante, Garibaldi, Anniv, 1933 Zeppelin, Balbo triplets with 20 diff with various pilot opts (£7200), 1932 Soccer, Medal, 1936 Horace, 1937 Child Welfare, Augustus, almost all Socialist opts etc. Express appear comp, Parcel Post inc 1914 set (£670), 1944 opt set (£950), 1945 opt & 1946 sets (£435) etc, plus some SG unlisted types. F-VF M/MUH, with a significant proportion appearing to be MUH. SG cat £50,000+. Sass cat €70,000+ = A$110,000+. Impressive & valuable collection. (880) (P)
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A$
714
Norway: 1855-1941 Ex show dealer's display book on hagners inc 1855 Lion, 1856 2sk, 3sk, 4sk (4) & 8sk F/U (2), 1863 2sk 4sk (7), 8sk (2), 24sk M, 1867 1sk (3), 2sk (3), 3sk, 4sk (7), 8sk (4) Posthorns inc 1871-75 1sk (4), 2sk (3), 3sk (10), 4sk, 6sk (3), 7sk (1 M & 2 U), 1877-78 1o-60o U set with 5o, 35o-60o UN, 1878 1Kr M/U, 1.50Kr UN/U, 2Kr UN/U, 1883-90 1o25o with 5o yellow-green M many shades & varieties, 1894-97 2o-60o, few M, 1905-08 Opts to 30o U, 1910-20 1o-60o M/U, 1907 1Kr, 2Kr U, 1909 2Kr M/U, 1911 1Kr-5Kr sets M & U, 1914 M/U, 1922-30 sets M/U, 1930-58 North Cape sets M, 1935 Nansen M/U, 1889-1922 Postage Dues to 50o M/U, plus covers & cards (9). Few flts in earlies, generally G-VF U with a few M. Old Mi STC €7250+ = A$11,900, new catalogue sure to be higher. (900)
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A$
733
Paraguay: 1870-1901 Classic collection. 1870 Lion Arms 1R, 2R & 3R. 1878 5 blue opt Lion 1R & 3R (3R is sideways), plus black opt 1R & 2R. 1879 Lion 5R & 10R, plus 1879-81 New Currency 5c & 10c. 1881 1 & 2 h/s Lion 10c. 1881 Lion Arms set. 1884 Lion 1R imprint. 1884 Arms set. 1887 Arms & Numerals to 1p. 1889 Liberty 15c. 1892-96 Portrait set to 1p. 1892 400th Anniv opt 10c. 1896 Telegraph opt set. Officials 1886 Pictorial set to 20c imperf, plus 1887 set to 20c perf, plus 20c opt inverted. 1889 opt 15c 1c, 2c, 3c & 5c, plus 5c opt INVERTED. 1891-93 opt set to 1p inc diff opt types. All diff. Most F-VF M/UN/U. SG cat £1400+ = A$2500+. (96). (P)
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A$
2796
1878 QV 2d black DIE PROOF from new DLR plates (90x 60mm) on glazed card, dated July 5, 1878. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 157(p). Extremely rare, only several made. (P)
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2797
1878 QV 2d black DIE PROOF from new DLR plate (92x60mm), dated 'July 5 1878' on glazed card. Superb fresh UN as made. SG 157(p). Extremely rare with only several made. (P)
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A$
2860
1878 QV 1d yellow-green on drab, Emergency Printing, wmk V crown. F-VF M, original gum. SG 197 cat £275. (P)
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A$
2926
1878 Inwards cover from GB franked QV 6d plate 16 (SG 147) tied by 'Bicester AU 29 78' duplex pmks. To Geelong with b/s of Melbourne, 'Down Train MG2' & Geelong. SG cat £420+ for such franking.
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A$
3306
1878 Bar opt Official Ship (2c) on 8c rose, 2 horiz & 1 vert bar. GU. SG 146 cat £425. Rare stamp. (P)
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3868
1878-79 QV 1d claret, no wmk, thin paper. VF fresh M, original gum, in unusually nice quality. SG 1 cat £750+. Rare & often misidentified stamp - certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
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A$
3869
1878-79 QV 1d claret thin paper no wmk. VFM, small thin at top. SG 1 cat £750. Rare genuine example of this often misidentified stamp. 2018 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
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A$
3920
1872-92 mint classics range with 1872 2c/1d, 1876 VR monogram opts 2d/3d & 6d wove paper, plus 2d/3d imperf trial printing, 1d & 6d laid paper. 1878-99 VR range of perfs & shades (16), 1881-99 QV 1/- (2) & 5/-, plus surch basic set of 4. F-VF M, couple UN. SG 13, 29-31, 33, 35-7, 39, 39a, 40, 45, 51, 53-9, 66-7, 69-70, 72-3, & 75 cat £1330. Attractive range with scarce items. (29). (P)
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5152
1878 QV Probate 5/- to £6 revenues, opt SPECIMEN types 9 & 11. Mostly F-VF M, affixed to part of archive page, some flts. Bft 26-32(s). (7). (P)
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  A$120
(US$83)
(€74)
(£64)
A$
5431
1878 Lion 1To bronze on blue, imperf, cliche type D, thin paper. VFU, 4 margins, 'Teheran' cds. Persiphila 28 cat US$6000+, Sc 40 cat US$5500+, SG 30 cat £5000+. Beautiful genuine example of rarest classic stamp of Persia. 2014 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
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  A$6000
(US$4140)
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A$
5432
1878-79 Lion 5Kr purple-bronze, imperf. VFU, 4 margins. Persiphila 33 cat US$2000, Sc 39 cat US$2250, SG 40b. 2008 Persiphila photo cert. (P)
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A$
5450
1878-79 Tabriz Provisional Bisect usage of 'PERSANA' formular postal card with Nasser-eddin Shah 5sh black & rose, perf 12½, BISECTED irregularly (right half), with blue crayon '2½' new value m/s surch across bisect edge, tied by 'Tabriz' cds, to France with 'Moulins-la-Marche 8 MAR 79' arrival cds that also ties the bisect. Message on back dated 16/2/1879 from Alexander Stahl who was postmaster of Azerbaijan province, & who authorized/created this provisional. Sc 29(var), SG 29(var). Persiphila 23P7a. Overall in superb condition. Great rarity with only several recorded. Important item of Persia/Iran postal stationery & postal history. 2015 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
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A$
5484
1878 opt Official 2c/20c claret, error opt INVERTED. VFU, light cds. SG 25a cat £1000, Sass 31b cat €1400. Rare genuine example. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP, plus 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
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A$
5485
1878 opt Official 2c/5L claret, error opt INVERTED. VFU, light cds. SG 29a cat £1700, Sass 35b cat €2400. Rare genuine example. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP, plus 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$276)
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(£212)
  A$600
(US$414)
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(£318)
A$
5486
1878 opt Official 2c/5L claret, error opt INVERTED. FU. SG 29a cat £1700, Sass 35b cat €2400. Rare genuine example. Chiaverello photo cert (P)
  A$300
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  A$450
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A$
5958
Perak: 1878 Star, Crescent & P opt QV Straits 2c brown. F UN. SG 1 cat £2000. Very rare genuine example & certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
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A$
5986
Sungei Ujong: 1878 'Crescent & Star SU' black h/s opt Straits QV 2c brown. FU. SG 1 cat £5000. Significant rarity & an important 'number one' of the world. Certificate can be obtained on request. (P)
  A$4000
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(€2480)
(£2120)
  A$6000
(US$4140)
(€3720)
(£3180)
A$
6434
1878 QV 2/- Deep rose. F-VF U, 'Wanga... 25 FE' cds. SG 185 cat £300, CP C7a cat NZ$900. (P)
  A$150
(US$104)
(€93)
(£80)
  A$250
(US$173)
(€155)
(£133)
A$
6578
1865-1890s Norway Local Posts collection of Town Bypost issues on pgs with good coverage of many towns. Alesund 1884 monogram set. Bergen 1868 Numeral 2s red. Christiansund 1878-89 range inc 1878 Andressen to 7o, 1887 Numeral 5o set perf & set to 10o imperf. Holmestrand 1888 Pictorial set, Kragero 1886 Island set. Drummen 1887 Bird 5o, Hammerfest 1888 Pictorial set. Trondheim 1865-70 Monogram range inc types & opt, 1872-77 Numeral range inc shades, printings & surcharges. 1877-78 New Design numeral range to 8o inc shades. Tonsberg 1884-85 Castle range to 20o inc perf & imperf. Tromso 1882 Reindeer range to 8o. Mostly F-VF M/U. Very scarce & seldom offered with so many towns represented. (114).
  A$600
(US$414)
(€372)
(£318)
  A$900
(US$621)
(€558)
(£477)
A$
7398
1878-80 QV set ½d to 2/-, plus distinct diff 1/- shade. VF fresh UN. SG 133-9 cat £780. Rare set. (8). (P)
  A$450
(US$311)
(€279)
(£239)
  A$650
(US$449)
(€403)
(£345)
A$
7399
1878-80 QV ½d vermilion. VF fresh MUH, sl oxidised colour. SG 133 cat £35 for M, should be at least double, £70 MUH.
  A$30
(US$21)
(€19)
(£16)
  A$50
(US$35)
(€31)
(£27)
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