Auction: 19058 - The Davies Collection of Great Britain and selected other Countries
1854-2013 basic mint collection (most Postage Dues used) in four Scott speciality albums in a box including Empire 1851-56 Newspaper (30k.) rose used (fair example; A.Diena certificate, 1962), 1854 machine-made paper 1k. (minor tone on reverse), 2k., 6k. and 9k., all Type III, 1858-59 2k., 3k. black (Matl certificate, 1979), 3k. green, 5k. (a little soiled), 10k. and 15k., all Type II with small part gum, 1860-61 2k. to 15k. all with small part gum, 1863 (July) perf 14 2k. (small part gum), 3k., 10k. and 15k. (reperforated and no gum), and 1863-64 perf 9½ 2k. to 15k. (10k. with some short perfs at top); Issues for Austria and Hungary 1867 2k. to 50k. (5k. to 15k. without gum); Issues for Austria 1883-90 2k. to 50k., 1890 1k. to 2g., 1899-1902 1h. to 4k., 1908-13 2k., 5k. and 10k., 1910 Birthday 1h. to 10k. (corner crease), 1921-31 10g. to 2s., 1922 reduced size 10g. to 64g., 1925-30 Air set, 1931 (June) Rotarian Congress and (Sept.) Writer's Fund, 1932 (Nov.) Painters, 1933 (Jan.) Ski Fund, (June) Exhibition 50g. + 50g. and miniature sheet (unmounted) and (Sept.) Congress, 1934-36 1g. to 5s., 1936 Dollfus 10s. (unmounted), 1945 (May-June) overprint 18½mm. 1m. to 5m. and overprint 16¼mm. 1m. to 5m., 1946 Renner sheets (unmounted), 1948-52 3d. to 10s. set of thirty-seven and 1950-53 Air set; Newspaper Stamps 1858-59 1k. blue (BPA certificate, 1977) and 1k. dull purple, both used, and 1890 perf 13 25k. used; Lombardy and Venetia 1850 5c. to 45c. used, 1858-62 2s. to 15s. used (various types), 1858 (Nov.) Newspaper 1k. mint (light stains) and 4k. used (close to small margins), 1863 2s. mint and 3s. to 15s. used and 1864 2s. and 15s. mint; Bosnia and Herzegovina range with 1912-14 1h. to 10k. used; Austro-Hungarian Military Post 1915 1h. to 10k. and 1918 1h. to 1k., issues for Serbia 1916 horizontal overprint 1h. to 10k.; Austrian Territories acquired by Italy with Trentino 1918 (Nov.) 90h., 2k. (2, one on granite paper) and 4k., Postage Due 1918 5c. to 1l., General Issues Postage Due 1919 una corona on 1l., due corona on 2l. (used) and cinque corona on 5l. (used); and Austro-Hungarian Post Offices in Turkish Empire range (some used). A good lot well worth careful examination. Photo for selection
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