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Lots 388 - 393,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

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Description
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Net Price
388 **/*   

Collections and Collective Lots
Nice and Valuable Group

1905-77, about 250 mint stamps, forming 19 mainly complete issues, from Bahamas Peace issue of 1920 (NH) to Somaliland King Edward VII of 1905 set (LH), mainly George VI material, including Barbados (NH), Bermuda (LH, but high values are from the first printings with comb perforation 14, which brings extra at least £700 for C.v., counted as cheapest per Gibbons for £300), Gilbert Islands (NH), Leeward and Mauritius (both LH), St. Vincent (first set, NH) and Seychelles (LH), nice quality unit, no hidden defects, full OG, NH or mainly LH, F/VF or better, SG C.v. is well over £2,250
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sold
389 */U   

Antarctic Collection

1957-2010, representing issues of British Antarctic Territories, South Georgia and New Zealand Ross Dependencies, the total is 480 mostly mint stamps (22 - used) in complete issues, some valuable items, many sets in blocks of four, nice quality unit, full OG, mainly NH, a few LH, VF, C.v. is over $1,700
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390 **   

Living Creatures and Plants Collection

1904-80's, over 800 stamps and 11 souvenir sheets, including issues of 52 countries from Antigua to Uganda, early material from Australia, Falklands, No. Borneo and others are presented only as partial sets picturing Animals, Birds and Plants, later units (from 1965) are complete, fresh condition, full OG, generally NH (just a few early stamps are LH/hinged), mostly VF, C.v. is over $2,100
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391  

Selection of Better Items

1914-59, seven complete issues, Gibraltar - Queen Elizabeth II, first set; "BMA Malaya" - King George VI; New Hebrides postage (NH, but with usual slight gum toning) and dues of 1938; New Zealand -Lake Scenery; Nigeria, King George V- the first issue and St. Lucia, King George V definitive set, the total is 74 mint stamps, full OG, all are LH, mainly VF, SG C.v. £1,240
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sold
392  

Six Complete Definitive Issues

1952-61, Bahamas - two first sets of Queen Elizabeth II, Falkland Islands - second set of King George VI, Gambia - two first sets of Queen Elizabeth II and Virgin Islands - first set of Queen Elizabeth II, numbered by SG, nice topical material, fresh quality, full OG, LH or VLH, mostly VF, C.v. £710
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393 **/*   

Group of Early Queen Elizabeth II Topical Sets

1961-75, 13 practically complete issues (missing just two cheap stamps), from Birds of Ascension to Birds of Turks and Caicos, nice and fresh unit, full OG, mainly VLH (two sets are NH), VF, SG C.v. £560
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85.00