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Postal Auction March 2021. 318: Catalogue

Friday 5th of March 2021 ,13:00:00 267 Middlewich Road Northwich CW9 7DR

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LOT41 THEMATICS

Approx. sixty-five all world wild covers connected to Authors. Includes GB centenary of Charles Dickens, Bicentenary of the birth of William Wordsworth and Bicentenary of Robert Burns. Unfortunately thirty-eight covers have dirt and staining on them.

LOT42 THEMATICS

Austria: 1950 Birds Air set U/M, very fine, SG 1215/1221, (Cat £475).

LOT43 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1858 Attractive album page sized engraving from the Illustrated London News with Newspaper 1d red imprint at the top depicting Band of Hope Fete in Aston Park, Birmingham and two balloons in mid flight. Very fine.

LOT44 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1882 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting The Attempted balloon voyage across the channel, crash landed and rescued by Calais Packet steamer, extracted from the supplement to the London illustrated news March 11, 1882 with full event description on reverse. Very fine.

LOT45 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1883 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting The Ascent of Leon Montgolfier from the place de champs April 14 1883 and The Montgolfier Centenary at Anoy Ardeche. Second panel with a statue of The First Arronauts and Inventors of the Balloon. Very fine.

LOT46 THEMATICS

Balloon Flights: 1884 Attractive album page sized engraving depicting Centenary Anniversary of first balloon ascent in England at the Hon. Artillery Company's ground, Finsbury, mainly fine.

LOT47 THEMATICS

Boats: Fiji 1954 ½d myrtle-green canoe complete sheet of 60 U/M with R6/10 stamp showing lines of shading missing variety, nice positional variety. SG 280 var.

LOT48 THEMATICS

Christopher Columbus: 1992 500th Anniv miniature sheets unmounted mint sets of 6 for Spain (Cat £44), USA (cat £65), Italy (Cat £41), Portugal (Cat £41), all very fine. (24 M/S).

LOT49 THEMATICS

Explorers: 1992 Marshall Islands booklet with setenant block of 6 & Miniature sheet signed twice in the margin by the Artist and production supervisor in a larger presentation folder with further signatures from other related persons. Intr.

LOT50 THEMATICS

Kampuchea: 1986 Aircraft set of 7 in unmounted mint sheets of 23, each sheet has one stamp missing, SG 771/777 Cat £169.

LOT51 THEMATICS

MOTORBIKES: Isle of Man 1974 ACU Int. TT Races two special IOM P/H Society covers illustrated limited editions one carried around the TT Course in the official car and signed ltd to 500 covers, other is Flown in rescue helicopter signed ltd to only 100 covers. Mainly sound. (2).

LOT52 THEMATICS

RED CROSS: Albania 1945 Red Cross Fund ovpt set 4 Unmounted Mint (Cat £87), SG 425/8.

LOT53 THEMATICS

ROTARY: Eight stockpages with useful mint assembly of many different countries including Austria 1931 Rotary set STC £330, Costa Rica, Korea 1955 set, Nicaragua 1955 long set, Panama, Saar, Syria imperf proofs in unissued colours (4), Iran, Ecuador 1977 M/S (2), etc, STC £620 (not checked). (c185).

LOT54 THEMATICS

SPACE: Albania; 1963 First Team Manned Space Flights miniature sheets both perf & imperf U/M (Cat £90), SG MS 741a.

LOT55 THEMATICS

SPACE: Albania; 1964 Air Riccione Space Exhibition set of 4 in unmounted mint blocks of 4, very fine, SG 840/1 Cat £156).

LOT56 THEMATICS

SPACE: Romania; 1965 Space Flight of Ranger 9 5l on 1l in superb unmounted mint block of 4, fine, SG 3263 Cat £116.

LOT57 THEMATICS

SPORT: Albania 1946 Balkan Games (Athletes) set of seven unmounted mint, very fine, SG 458/464. (Cat £134).

LOT58 THEMATICS

SPORT: Bulgaria: 1931 Balkan Games set of 7 hinged mint (Cat £349), SG 309/315.

LOT59 THEMATICS

SPORT - WORLD Collection in eighteen larger binders for countries A to Z both mint and used, noted miniature sheets, strength in 1950s-60s with many sets and part sets, 1000s in two heavy cartons.

LOT60 THEMATICS

World Wildlife Fund: Collection of fabulous written up thematics on display pages in 5 special black albums and slipcase, huge range of different animals and countries on various stamps, postcards, etc, each neatly printed in English explaining the Duke of Edinburgh's' conservation. Nice and clean.

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