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Public Auction #440

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COLLECTIONS, ACCUMULATIONS, AND STOCKS — Belgium
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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418Four Scott Specialty Albums holding an almost complete collection of Belgium semipostal issues and related covers 1910-1995 from the "Three Generations" estate. Wonderfully complete as received and compiled. Monstrous catalog value. Interesting display of varieties accurately cataloged. Dozens and dozens of covers all related to the postal history of Belgium. Includes a conglomeration of mint (mostly hinged) and used in parallel. Includes 98% of all Scott issues (mint) including overprints and perfins not usually encountered. Specialized throughout in wonderful duplication, diverse in all ways possible (paper types, watermark varieties, pairs and multiples, and rate usages. Offered intact as it would be shame to lose the knowledge of the presentation. Although there are copious webphotos, these lots should not be missed during an in person inspection.Cat. Value: S.B. 5000.00
Price Realized: $7,500.00

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419Three Scott Specialty Albums holding a collection of Belgium regular issues and related covers 1689-1921 from the "Three Generations" estate. Wonderfully complete as received. Monstrous catalog value. Interesting display of varieties accurately cataloged. Dozens and dozens of covers all related to the postal history of Belgium. Includes a conglomeration of mint (mostly hinged) and used in parallel. Includes 98% of all Scott issues (mint) including Specialized Leopolds in wonderful duplication, diverse in all ways possible (paper types, watermark varieties, pairs and multiples, and rate usages), Specialized 1875-1878 Leopold II issues with #39, 39a (some with certs) in marvelous duplication as a study. This description only scratches the surface of this outstanding holding put together by three experienced philatelists over many years protected under difficult circumstances. Offered intact as it would be shame to lose the knowledge of the presentation. These lots should not be missed during an in person inspection.Cat. Value: S.B. 4500.00
Price Realized: $8,500.00

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420Phenomenal “Collecting Belgium Stamps: The Impact of World War I” exhibit from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. This former Large Silver Medal winner comprises two binders, some oversized exhibit pages, and one binder of extras. This exhibit offers several areas of collecting Belgian material during this period. Where possible mint, used stamps, covers, postal stationery, and postcards form the basic subject matter, generally in chronological order. Dubious material form part of the exhibit and are presented for study. An outstanding, one of a kind exhibit which you should not waffle on. Viewing highly recommended.Cat. Value: S.B. 4000.00
Price Realized: $4,500.00

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421Collection of 1849-2005 mint and used Belgium. Includes regular issues and BOB. Appears to be complete for the time period, with many desirable singles, sets, and souvenir sheets. Carefully mounted on Scott specialty pages, housed in two like-new binders, and accurately identified by Scott catalog number and value. Memorable for the collector’s philatelic knowledge and attention to detail.Cat. Value: S.B. 1600.00
Price Realized: $2,400.00

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422Back-up remainder original collection/accumulation from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate in one carton. Thousands of mixed mint and used stamps having purposeful backup in several albums of which some are heavily foxed, a stockbook, and album pages in folders roughly from the 1870s to the 1970s. Belgian specialists might want to take note to view here. An out of this world sight selection from a three generational collection that many parts survived German occupation in two world wars.Cat. Value: S.B. 1000.00
Price Realized: $600.00

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423Impressive old-style, original 19th Century collection in a Schaubek album from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Hundreds and hundreds of Proofs and Essays appearing to be organized by denomination, shades and colors. Examination required as most pages have foxing as well as some of the stamps. An incredible collection that you might not surface again in decades. From a three generational collection that survived German occupation in two world wars.Cat. Value: S.B. 1000.00
Price Realized: $1,150.00

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424Phenomenal advertising labels (Pubs) collection in a Scott Specialty from the 1920s to the 1940s from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Comprises hundreds and hundreds of parallel mint and used stamps in pairs, blocks of four, booklet panes, and multiples organized nicely on pages with some commercial covers throughout. While the scans show the variety, they do not do this collection justice. Slow, careful viewing recommended to fully appreciate the awesomeness of this holding. From a three generational collection that survived German occupation in two world wars.Cat. Value: S.B. 900.00
Price Realized: $1,600.00

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425Regular issues collection in three Scott Specialty albums from 1947 to 2000 from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Includes hundreds and hundreds of mint and used stamps in full, partial sets, and singles as well as mainly commercial covers scattered throughout. An action-packed collection loaded with contemporary issues.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Price Realized: $400.00

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426Back of the Book really cool collection in two Scott Specialty albums from the 1880s to 1987 from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Involves hundreds and hundreds of mixed mint and used stamps in mainly full sets, some partial sets, and singles as well as mostly airmail covers. Includes parcel post, newspaper, military, railroad, and airmail issues. Contains cancellations, color, shade, and perforate varieties. An unusual offering of material that isn’t seen so comprehensive. From an incredible three generational collection that survived German occupation in two world wars.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Price Realized: $1,300.00

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427Wonderful Back of the Book collection in a Scott Specialty album from the 1880s to 1973 from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Hundreds and hundreds of mint and some used stamps mostly in full sets, singles, souvenir sheets as well as some interesting postal history covers. Encompasses Express, Postage Dues, Private Issues, and Erinophile. Includes some unusual material. From a three generational collection that survived German occupation in two world wars.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Price Realized: $1,900.00

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428Backstock assortment in four stockbooks roughly from the 1880s to the 1980s from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Thousands of mixed mint and used stamps and souvenir sheets having plenty of backup. Good for searching for cancellations and varieties. An original holding that might be just for you.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Price Realized: $325.00

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429Stockbook containing a few thousand revenues. Mainly used with duplication which lends itself to cancel varieties. Includes revenue stamped paper, import tax, fiscal, credit, bills of exchange, foreign affairs, etc. Runs from the mid 19th century to 1960’s up to the higher face values. Good lot for the specialist.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $220.00

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430Pre-cancel collection in an old Schaubek album from the 1894 to 1956 from the Belgian in the Carolinas estate. Includes hundreds of mainly used stamps on quadrille pages organized sequentially having concentration from the beginning to 1938 as well as useful backup. An out of sight offering from a three generational collection that survived German occupation in two world wars.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Price Realized: $100.00
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