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Public Auction #442

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COLLECTIONS, ACCUMULATIONS, AND STOCKS — Topicals
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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296Extensive Czeslaw Slania topical collection/accumulation. Put together over the last forty years as a member and officer of the Slania appreciation group headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main collection is in twelve matching Lindner binders on blank Lindner pages. Sweden is the most extensive group along with other Scandinavia, Monaco, Poland and others. Cigarette smoke damage in places with some toning noted. Dozens of Slania signed items, stamps, covers, and pamphlets. Four heavy cartons of duplicates, ancillary materials, and covers all having something to do with "the Great Engraver". Also includes a carton of literature and the former collector's notes and a few years of the Czeslaw Slania Newsletter (1980s), and an eight frame walk through exhibit showing "Slania Through the Decades" using examples of his engraved stamps. An autographed matted photo rounds out the lot. Needs a long look to formulate an educated bid.Cat. Value: S.B. 1500.00
Current Bid: $1,000.00
Minimum Bid: $1,050.00

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297British Omnibus mainly complete collections from 1935 to 1974 in two cartons. Involves 1935 Silver Jubilee, 1948 Silver Wedding, Churchill, Freedom from Hunger, Coronation, ITU etc. Hundreds and hundreds of mint stamps in full, partial sets, singles, and souvenir sheets nicely mounted in binders as well as collector’s extras in stockbooks. Would look impressive on your shelves.Cat. Value: S.B. 1200.00
Current Bid: $700.00
Minimum Bid: $750.00

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298Topical Treasure Trove. Six large cartons filled to capacity with anything and everything topical in the philatelic world. Mainly better countries, no gimmicky countries (Sand Dunes, etc.). Explosions of color, depictions of scientific wonders, images of nature in all its glory, and souvenirs of organized philately wait to greet the interested viewer. Sorting and arranging this holding will be labor of love. Allow yourself plenty of time to view this assemblage and get ready for some fun.Cat. Value: S.B. 700.00
Current Bid: $450.00
Minimum Bid: $475.00
299Unique grouping of over a hundred number ones of the world. Great Britain, Norway, Poland and Confederate States are the best. Condition is mixed. It’s a good start.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Current Bid: $350.00
Minimum Bid: $375.00

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300Odd topical collection. Life Magazine May 3, 1954 had a philatelic theme and its cover was plastered with "World's Rarest Stamps". This collection dissects the cover into its 118 individual stamp pieces. The owner then produced an inventory, numbered the stamps and collected them one by one in his inventory order in a stockbook. Starts at the top left and proceeds row by row to the bottom right. All seem to be included. Mixed mint and used, mixed condition. Comes with a matted and framed, but faded copy of the magazine which has been on display from 1995. Shipped only without the frame and glass. Office pick up recommended.Cat. Value: S.B. 550.00
Current Bid: $300.00
Minimum Bid: $325.00

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301Souvenir UPU 1924 booklet containing roughly 160 mint Sweden stamps from 1855 to around 1920. Spot checking the stamps appear mint NH. The first stamps are “reissues” while the remaining appear to be original stamps. Also no 1924 UPU stamps which probably were not included. This booklet was a gift to the President of Mexico which contains the letter in French regarding the stamps. An unusual historical item.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $450.00
Minimum Bid: $475.00

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302Small pizza size box filled with reference material. Fakes, forgeries, altered genuine stamps, reprints, imitations and the like from all over the world. Mostly old school. Many are easily recognized. A few however are dangerous and come with bad certs with warnings. Lots of bad overprint work on suspect and obviously dubious stamp like entities. All are fake and classified as album weeds. Good fodder for your reference collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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303Wildlife mainly migratory bird stamp and cover accumulation . Mainly mint US and foreign 1986-2018. Highlights include: US first day ceremony programs 1993-2000, a few mint US state ducks, around $1,000 face in mint duck stamps ($5-$25 each), US and foreign trout stamps, Canadian Duck stamps, Australian Duck stamps, etc. Nothing before 1982. Kind of organized on stockpages this one is looking for a new handler to manage this flock.Cat. Value: S.B. 450.00
Current Bid: $325.00
Minimum Bid: $350.00

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304Zeppelin topical group with sixteen different Zeppelin covers mainly German and South American as foci. Mixed condition. Includes a dozen or so mostly repo Zepp postcards, a stack of Colorano "History of Flight" covers, a little ephemera, and a few foreign Zeppelin themed stamps of little consequence. Most of the value is in the flight covers which all have webphotos.Cat. Value: S.B. 450.00
Current Bid: $325.00
Minimum Bid: $350.00

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305Topical collections roughly from the early 1900s to the 1980s in three cartons. Ship topical has thousands and thousands of mixed mint and used stamps mostly on black stock pages in binders in two cartons. What a treasure trove for the collector of this a topical. The medicine topical was a labor of love by the owner. Includes related inexpensive stamps and some covers in binders.Cat. Value: S.B. 450.00
Current Bid: $220.00
Minimum Bid: $230.00

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3061949 and 1974 UPU collection/accumulation in one carton. Encompasses hundreds and hundreds of mint stamps in full, sets, singles, souvenir sheets, and booklets. Includes three stockbooks of which what appears to be complete 1949 British Omnibus, rest of the world in another, and the third has extras that might fit into the sets. Likewise involves a two volume 1974 collection in White Ace albums and several extra blank binders and an album to build an additional collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Current Bid: $250.00
Minimum Bid: $260.00

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307An elephant endeavor. Several dozen stamps cover and a bit of ephemera. The collector lost interest so it’s really just a starter group.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Current Bid: $55.00
Minimum Bid: $60.00
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