Sale #69

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Apr 10, 2018 Europe/London

Universal Philatelic Auctions Sale #69

Tuesday Apr 10, 2018 17:00 Europe/London
  • It’s so easy to test UPA: If You are a New Bidder you receive Your 1st £55 WINNINGS FREE** so you can test my Universal Philatelic Auctions: Continuing 18 years tradition of their Unique Reducing Estimate Auctions PLUS No Buyer’s Premium Universal Philatelic Auctions (UPA) presents one of their most valuable ever 20,176 lot 69th mail-bid sale closing Tuesday 10th April 2018. In keeping with previous auctions ALL lots estimated at £1,000+ will be offered LIVE online at 5pm (UK time) Wednesday 11th April 2018. Live bidders for £1,000+ estimate lots now benefit by no charge for bidding live online. The auction offers 20,176 lots to the value of £2,122,173 comprising worldwide Collections, Sets, Singles, Covers, Proofs, High Values, Rarities, Topicals, FEO etc ... from the broadest range of regions including high quality classic Great Britain, British Empire, British Africa, British North America, India, Europe, British Asia, Asia with China, US and much more. Highlights once again include remarkable particularly strong in GB with High Values, British Empire (with amazing British Africa, KGV, KGVI, Australia, Malaya, India and Hong Kong) plus exceptional Europe and overseas, with very good USA and many other countries too numerous to mention... There are No Buyer’s Premiums plus all lots are covered by their 28 day Total Guarantee. UPA prides itself on offering unique material that Collectors may not be able to source elsewhere and all with their unique reducing estimate system. With No Buyer’s Premium 2,000+ regular bidders stay with UPA saving up to 27% OFF – which is why UPA can offer new winning bidders a free trial of 1st £55 OFF. Please start now.


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    LIVE auction of 235 of the most valuable lots from estimate £1,000 upwards – Wednesday 11th April 2018, 5pm (UK time) via Bidders wishing to participate in the LIVE auction must register with by 2pm (UK time) Wednesday 11th April 2018.


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Lot #1 - General 1920's-1950's

ORIGINAL ACCUMULATION of kiloware, consisting of duplicated stamps on small pieces or some loose, from Thailand (1930s-40s), Japan, Hong Kong (1920s), Sarawak (1920s), Netherland Indies (1920s-1930s), China (1920s), India (QV-KGV), etc. Then similar masses of later material again on pieces from Europe, and other areas. Completely unchecked by us, but seems a rare genuine lot, which needs a careful examination to reveal better items. Un-...

Lot #2 - General 1939-45

WORLD WAR II Selection of sets and values on stockcards.Inc. Italian Occupation of Ionian Is.1941 ranges.Occ.of Slovenia 1941 issues.Then some sets issued this period for Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Nicaragua, etc. Clean lot m.m.or u.m.or f.u.Unusual lot.(133) (Start Price = £20.00)

Lot #3 - General 1940-1946

WORLDWIDE WWII-related issues.Small colln. inc. Australia 1940 Forces set, other sets from Brazil, and Bulgaria, Burma (Inc.1945 set to 10R, Canada inc.War Effort set to $1, Czechoslovakia, etc.All f.u.(112) (Start Price = £32.00)

Lot #4 - General 1940-6

WORLDWIDE WWII-related issues.Small 1940 Forces set, then other useful sets from Brazil, Bulgaria, Burma inc.1945 set to 10R u.m., Czechoslovakia, etc. Generally clean m.m.or u.m.(80) (Start Price = £28.00)

Lot #5 - General - Accessories

DAVO luxury hingeless album for UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Vol. 1, 1847-1944, light pencil annotations on most pages (easily erased), o/wise very fine condition. Retail price in 2009 was £149! Heavy lot, UK bidders only please. (Start Price = £40.00)

Lot #6 - General - Airmails 1920's-2000's

FINE USED AVIATION-THEMED COLLECTION, on stockcards. Comprising Aircraft, Helicopters, Ballons, many AIRMAIL sets and values, from around the world.Most countries represented, with better ranges of Cambodia, Canada, Canal Zone, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Grenada, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Italy & Colonies, Jugoslavia, Libya, Mexico, Monaco, Montserrat, Panama, Papua, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal &...

Lot #7 - General - Airmails 1920's-2000's

EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF AVIATION THEME, consisting of Aircraft, Helocopters, Balloons, etc on stockcards of worldwide appeal, many of them being AIRMAILS. Host of sets and values with most countries represented. Better Cambodia, Canada, Czechoslovakia, French Colonies, Gambia, Germany, Grenada, Guyana, Hungary (inc.1933 Airmails to 1 P), Italy & Colonies, Israel, Jordan, Maldives, Marshall IS., Mexico, Mongolia, Spanish Colonies, Nauru,...

Lot #8 - General - Autograph Covers 2003

TOM PHILLIPS CBE (Artist), Guaranteed genuine signature on Benham illustrated cover, incorporating a 50th Anniv. of Coronation £5 coin. Special cancels. Superb. [US7] (Start Price = £9.60)

Lot #9 - General - Autograph Covers 2003

BEN COHEN Guaranteed genuine signature of the Northampton Saints winger who was part of the 2003 World Cup winning squad. On a GB 'Rugby' illustrated World Cup cover. Superbly clean. [US7] (Start Price = £17.60)

Lot #10 - General - British Colonies 1904-55

A mainly mint selection of Commonwealth issues on 8 stockbook pages. Mainly KGVI with a few odd KEVII & KGV, values to 10/-(2) & 5/-(3), mainly part/short sets, very little duplication, quality mainly very fine, just a few odd s with faults. High cat value, a great lot organise. (few 100's) Cat £1900 [US1] (Start Price = £352.80)

Lot #11 - General - British Colonies 1917-19

KGV WAR TAX Collection of issues for various colonies inc. Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Brit.Honduras, Virgin Is., Canada, Cayman IS., Ceylon, Dominica, Falkland IS., Fiji, Grenada, Gibraltar, Jamaica, Malta, Noth Borneo (These WWII), St. Helena, St.Vincent, St.Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos. Includes some pairs, blocks, Plate number marginal examples, and some varieties. Few minor faults but mostly clean m.m. or u.m. as well...

Lot #12 - General - British Colonies 1937

KGVI Coronation sets on 46, mainly registered, covers from many Colonies, a few duplicates, many are first day, odd beter postmark, includes Hong Kong, Falklands etc., one faulty(Gold Coast), otherwise a fine lot (46) [US1] (Start Price = £101.60)

Lot #13 - General - British Colonies 1948-86

An unmounted mint range on 11 well-packed stock pages, mainly issues from 1960's to 1980's, useful sections from Bahamas, Belize, Barbados, Bermuda, Jamaica, New Hebrides, St.Vincent, Swaziland, Trinidad & Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Turks & Caicos and small sections from other colonies. Some duplication, mainly in complete sets with good thematic content. Hours of pleasure with this one ! (Many 100's) Cat £630 [US2] (Start Price = £137...

Lot #14 - General - British Commonwealth

KGVI fine mint collection in an S.G. Philatelic album (smaller format), Aden through to Zanzibar, note Aden Hadhramaut 1942-46 set, Bahamas 1938 to 5s, Br. Guiana 1938 to $3, Br. Somaliland 1938 set, Solomon Is 1939 to 10s, Cyprus 1938 to £1, Falkland Dependencies 1944 opts complete, Map pairs with broken arcs, Grenada to 10s (2 diff), India 1940 set, Leewards to 5s, Nigeria 2s.6d and 5s perf 13 x 11½, Nyasaland 1945 set, St Helena 1938 incl...

Lot #15 - General - British Commonwealth

B.W.I. METER MAIL an interesting collection of 1940's-2000's covers and cards displaying various types and rates from Antigua, Bahamas (7), Barbados (12), Bermuda (6), Br. Guiana/Guyana (9), Belize (5), Cayman Is (9), Jamaica (19), Montserrat, Trinidad (6) and Virgin Is. (75 covers/cards and few pieces) [US6] (Start Price = £67.20)

Lot #16 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH AUSTRALASIA range of QV - KGV and a few odd KGVI issues, INCL. Australia SG 119/120 mint and fine used, 121/123 mint and fine used, 129/130 unmounted mint, 135 c.t.o., 139 u/m and cto, O16/17 mint and cto, Fiji 136 mint, 242/245 mint, Gilbert and Ellice 23 mint, New Hebrides 1/3 mint, 43/51 mint, New Zealand 254 & 255 cds used, Edward head 6d mint, better Healths mint, 573/575 u/m sets (2), Niue 69/71 mint and used, Papua, Samoa...

Lot #17 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH EUROPE small range of QV - KGVI issues, incl. British Levant SG 3a fine used, 32 mint, L24 mint, Cyprus SG 44 plate number mint, 163 fine used, Gibraltar SG 61 fine used, 99 &99a shades mint (10), 105 mint (2), 106 used, Malta SG 43 mint, 231 unmounted mint etc, lovely quality and stated to catalogue £600+. (46 stamps) [US2] (Start Price = £105.60)

Lot #18 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH AFRICA range of QV - KGV and a few odd KGVI issues, Ascension through to Zululand, incl. Br. East Africa SG 58 mint, 71 fine used, Br. Occ of Italian Cols S9 block of four fine used, E11/12 fine used, Cameroon 5, 6, 8 mint, Gambia 24 mint pair, 101 mint, 135/137 mint, Gold Coast 45 mint, 82 (2) 82a (2) mint, 111 (2) mint, KUT 54 mint (2) and used, 121 mint, Mauritius 270/71 fine used, Morocco Agencies 51 used, 74 mint, 177 fine used,...

Lot #19 - General - British Commonwealth

BRITISH WEST INDIES range of QV - KGV and a few odd KGVI issues, Antigua through to Virgin Islands, incl. Antigua 77 fine used with Barbuda cds, Barbados 265/66 fine used, Bermuda 51b and 52 mint, Cayman Is 12 mint, 31 fine used, 32 (2) mint, 45 fine used, 49 fine used, 105 mint and fine used, 129/130 u/m, Dominica 85 (2), 87 (2) mint, 92/95 mint, Grenada 55, 98b (3), 100, 100a, 131 (3), 132 (4),133 (2) mint, 1938 basic set to 10s mint, 166/...

Lot #20 - General - British Commonwealth

RHODESIAS COLLECTION. Mostly used, housed in large-format stockbook. Starts RHODESIA (B.S.A.C.) 1892-3 2/- 1892-4 thin paper 4d.1896-7 Arms to 1/- x 2, 4/-.1898-1908 many shades to £2, 1909-12 ovptd.vals.to1/-, 1910-13 Double Heads, shades to 2/-, 1913-19 Admirals with all dies represented to 5/- (some m.m.). Later ranges inc. 1966-8 to £1 m.m., and to £1 c.d.s., Useful Commem sets, 1970-3 to $2, later sets to $2 x 2, etc....

Lot #21 - General - British Commonwealth

EARLY QE2 ISSUES - VERY FINE LIGHTLY HINGED MINT COLLECTION on pages (occasionally unmounted mint marginal examples), incl. Aden 1953 to 20s, Seiyun 1954 set, Antigua 1953 set, Bahamas 1954 set, Basutoland 1954 set, Bechuanaland 1954 set, Bermuda 1954 to 10s, Br Guiana 1954 to $5, Brunei 1952 set to $5,Ceylon 1951 to 10r, Dominica 1954 set, Fiji 1954 to £1, Gambia 1954 set, Gold Coast 1954 set, KUT 1954 to £1, Leeward 1954 set, Nigeria to £1...

Lot #22 - General - British Commonwealth 1888-1982

Accumulation in a large stock book containing BRITISH HONDURAS, BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS and BRUNEI(many 100s). British Honduras comprises duplicated mint and used range from QV with some better values, Belize inc some Birds sets unmounted. Solomons are duplicated mint and used GVI and QEII issues with some high values. Extensive Brunei contains issues from 1908 duplicated mint and used with better values such as 1947-51 $5 mint(4). An...

Lot #23 - General - British Commonwealth 1920's-1960's

COMMONWEALTH COLLECTION on leaves with strength in KGVI and early QEII issues with most Colonies represented. Inc some useful ranges of Aden, Antigua, Brit.Guiana, Cayman, Falklands, Fiji, Gibraltar, Jamaica, Malta (KGVI to 10/-), Malayan States, much other B.W.I., British Africa, British Asia, etc. Largely unchecked but packed with useful items. m.m.or f.u. and generally clean throughout.(Many 100's) (Start Price = £120.00)

Lot #24 - General - British Commonwealth 1925-58

A very clean mint collection of mainly short sets in an Exchange l/l/ album. Nice KGVI period with New Zealand, Canada, Falklands, India, etc. Good Sudan (cat £100+), Burma, Egypt, plus smaller Colonies with many QEII sets to 1/-, 50c, etc. A healthy cat value for a very good lot with little or no duplication. (few 100's). HEAVY LOT - OVERSEAS BIDDERS PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS Cat £870 [US1] (Start Price = £172.00)

Lot 25 - General - British Commonwealth 1937 -  Universal Philatelic Auctions Sale #69

Lot #25 - General - British Commonwealth 1937

Waterlow 'Essay' for KGVI stamp printed by 'Intaglio' method, in violet, perforated & with full gum, never hinged. Very fine and an interesting addition to any KGVI collection. (image available) (Start Price = £35.20)

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