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Public Auction #441

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1The Royal Philatelic Collection, by Sir John Wilson, the Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection and edited by Clarence Winchester. This book presents the foundation and the development of the Royal Philatelic Collection in a manner worthy of its importance. There are 12 large lithographed color plates in this book, all sunk on card stock and proof like in quality and with glassine overlays over each. There are also a large number of illustrations in black and white. Large (10" x 14") in size, has bright red covers, weighs 12 pounds. Published in 1952 with the "Gracious Permission of His Majesty King George the Sixth". Pages are on light weight card stock, with the printing and the color plates nothing short of exquisite. The book is in clean, excellent condition without any obvious binding problemsThe original cloth covered slip case is also included, but it is in poor condition with an unforgivable old auction label attached. A rare, magnificent book for your library.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $120.00
2"Encyclopedia of the Colors of United States Postage Stamps" by R. H. White. Two binders containing volumes 1-4 complete. Pages fresh and clean. Hardly ever used. No slipcases. Rare and out of print. Essential to the collector of early US stamps.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $375.00

3Ten cartons (approximately shipping weight of 500 pounds) United States and worldwide philatelic literature. Nearly 250 hard, soft cover books, pamphlets, and brochures offering a wide range of information. Published mainly from the mid-20th Century to the end. Knowledge is golden and reading this material will make you feel like King Midas.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Price Realized: $750.00
4German Philatelic Society (GPS) fifteen volume set of Reference Manual of Forgeries by Dr. Werner M. Bohne published in 1975.Cat. Value: S.B. 150.00
Price Realized: $350.00

5Around seventy hard and soft cover books and pamphlets from the Witt estate in five cartons. Includes Space, Airmail, Rocket Mail etc. reference material. This lot could be right up your reading alleyCat. Value: S.B. 150.00
Price Realized: $120.00

6A small philatelic library from an old time customer. All Forty-nine different items have been captured in an image. Shipping weight is 78 lbs. Call or email for a rate quote. U.S. addresses only.Cat. Value: S.B. 150.00
Price Realized: $500.00
7American Air Mail Catalogue, Fifth Edition, complete in five volumes. Volume 2 has been used more often than the other four. Essential for any airmail specialist.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $55.00

8Old International Brownie Nineteenth Century Album in better than most in seemingly intact condition. The first in the 1919 printing series. Around 100 or so stamps used to be inside, but long ago the were removed. Toning, a little foxing, a few hinge remnants, and a long ago repaired binding are its only faults. Would make an interesting historic place to build a pre 1900 collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $34.00
9American Stampless Cover Catalog, three volume 1997, Fifth Edition. Lightly used with few if any flaws. Ready for your library.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $110.00
10Over fifty books ranging from rudimentary to definitive works. All in good shape.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $600.00

11Three volume set of Louisiana Purchase Exposition from organization to June 1904 by C.F.G. Meyer. The spines are falling apart, the covers show ware but the binding is intact.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $55.00
12Three cartons of mainly Scandinavian literature from the 1930s to 2003. Comprises roughly 75 hand, soft cover books and pamphlets. Also includes about a half carton of mostly blank page supplies. Shipping weight is roughly 150 pounds. Great reference material for the specialist.Cat. Value: S.B. 75.00
Price Realized: $130.00
13Encyclopedia of the colors of the United States Postage Stamps, Vols.I-IV, and The Papers and Gums of the United States Postage Stamps 1847-1909 by R.H. White. All three includes a slip case, VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 75.00
Price Realized: $550.00
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