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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Belgium
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
566
Used (on letter or envelope)
Pre stamp mail incl. 1654 'Cito Cito' E (faults) ex Maubeuge to Mons, 1665 E ex Tourcoing, others with range of marks incl. s/line ANVERS (1747), MONS (1756), BRUSSEL (3 different), GERARDSBERGEN & OSTENDE, also Antwerp 'A' (2) etc. (13) £100 to 120 £72.00
567
Used (on letter or envelope)
1848 10c brown - two fine imperf singles with large margins used on 1850 cover from Liege to Ypres, SG.1. £100 to 130 £160.00
568   Used on piece or front
1849 10c brown - fine single with large margins U on piece with barred oval numeral & blue Bruxelles c.d.s. alongside of 1848, SG.1. £25 to 30 N/S
569    Unused
 Used
1849 10c, 20c, 1849-50 10c (2), 20c, 1851 10c, 20c, 40c, 1858 10c unused, 20c, 40c U, 1861 1c unused & U (2), 10c, 20c, 40c, 1863 Perf 12½ to 40c U (1c no gum) Perf 12½ x 13½ to 40c, Perf 14½c 10c, 20c (2) U, condition varied but Cat. around £2000. £80 to 100 N/S
570   Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century covers incl. grey brown on 1856 item, range of 10c green on 1870's covers incl. 30c rate, 25c bistre, 1909 Paris postal strike item mailed from Brussels plus scarce Luxemburg official card with Arlon & Virton c.d.s. (10) £40 to 50 £40.00
571    M
 Unused
1866-1945 collection of mainly M (some earlier being unused) on leaves incl. 1893-1900 1c - 5c, 10c & 25c M, 1894 Antwerp set, 1910 Brussels set, 1919 Tin Hats to 50c, 1921-27 various to 10f (some faults), 1925 Stamp Anniversary to 1f, 1928 various to Orval 2f, Anti TB set, 1932 Balloon set & 1934 Anti TB unused etc. (640) £150 to 200 N/S
572    M
 Used
1869-1987 M & U collection on plain leaves in 7 ring binders. Useful, though incomplete range of pre 1914 issues - mainly U & some with labels. Good coverage of pre WW2 issues & largely complete M thereafter, though the collection lacks Postage Dues, Railway Parcel Stamps & Officials. Highlights incl. 1914 Red Cross Fund M, 1915 Pictorial set U (SG.188/195), 1928 Orval Abbey Restoration set M, 1931 Disabled Soldiers Relief set M, 1948 Antwerp & Leige Monuments Fund set M & 1952 13th UPU Congress M, amongst many others. Good base for development, inspection strongly recommended. (2032 + 36m/s, 18 covers, 4 bklts) ST.Cat. £4600+ £750 to 950 N/S
573   Used (on letter or envelope)
Postage Dues on cover 1903-63 with various charges on underpaid items incl. 70c pair (1931), 1924 Jugoslav PPC with disallowed rate & 1960's items with Antwerp boxed 'T' cachets. Also 20c fiscal on receipt, 1905 cheque with perfined 50c & trio of official cards. (16) £40 to 50 N/S
574     WWI & later collection of Relief Committee food labels, well written up in Adelphi album. (128) £40 to 50 N/S
575   Used (on letter or envelope)
WWI-WWII covers incl. 1914 Red Cross set (3) franking, other values on cards incl. censored; 1924 'wounded soldiers fund' E, biplane card etc. Also WWII censored E to USA with oval 'O.A.T', censored items incl. unusual 'PASSE/C.P.C' h.s. (13) £45 to 55 £48.00
576
 M
 Used
1915-22 (Franken) M & FU singles, SG.193. Cat. £690 £80 to 100 £110.00
577
 M
1918 Red Cross 5f + 5f, fresh fine M, SG.234. Cat. £250 £40 to 50 £62.00
578
 M
1918 Red Cross Fund 5f + 5f brown, superb fresh UM, SG.234. Cat. £250 £45 to 65 £82.00
579
 Used
1919 Tin Hat 2f superb used Leuven 23/x1/19 c.d.s, SG.248. Cat. £500 £100 to 130 £120.00
580
 M
1919-20 Tin Hat set, complete set to 10f fresh fine M, SG.237/50. Cat. £850 £150 to 200 £150.00
581   Used (on letter or envelope)
Middle period postal stationery incl. 1924 30c reply card used from Switzerland, 1925 10c on 30c provisional printed with Ostend Paquebot advert, trio of 1930's illustrated cards incl. 40c on 25c, advertising items, 3f 15c & 4f unused air letters, scarce 0.28F reply coupon etc. (15) £40 to 50 £52.00
582   Used (on letter or envelope)
Middle period cover miscellany with variety of commercial & philatelic frankings incl. charities, registered booklet stamps with adverts (2), special cancels etc. Interesting lot. (35) £80 to 100 £80.00
583   Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail items incl. 1930's balloon or special flight cards (4), 1930's commercial mail (5) & three post WWI items incl. 1958 Exhibition helicopter cover. (14) £40 to 50 £40.00
584
 M
1932 Mercier 1f to 10f, fresh fine M, SG.612/617. Cat. £600 £80 to 100 £92.00
585   Used on piece or front
1933 Anti TB 5f + 5f purple marginal FU on piece, SG.652. Cat. £160 £25 to 30 £26.00
 
   
       
   
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