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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 - Iraq
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914-17 Christmas postcards issued to the troops, advanced HQ at Kara Tepe & Front Line trench in the Jebel Hamarin, both in colour, fresh unused, trace of soiling - hardly detracts. (2) £60 to 80 N/S
974    M
1918 - circa 1995 M & U collection on customised pages in ring binder. Solid coverage of issues to 1970 but patchy thereafter. All stamps are identified by SG. Nos. by vendor, many better items incl. useful M/Sheets. Of particular note: 1948 King Faisal II MS 279 perf. & imperf. M & 1949 Airs MS 338 imperf. M. Good strength in Service & Official opts. & an excellent base for development. Inspection recommended. ST Cat. £2500+ (1116+ 30 M/S & 4 covers) £300 to 350 N/S
975    Used
1918-1970's M & U collection of 267 stamps on leaves incl. British Occupation Surcharge set U, 1941-47 Pictorial Defin set U etc. £30 to 40 £42.00
976    M
1918-70 Small M & U collection on album leaves incl. 1918 British Occupation ¼a, ½a & 1a U, 1923 with vals to 1r mixed M & U, 1931 to 6a U, 1932 to 50f U, 1934 to 200f U (1f is M), 1941 selection with values to 200f mainly U, 1942 to 6f M & 2f to 10f U, 1948 with vals to 200f U + 1949 Airs to 100f U, then representative range to 1908 'Republic' & few later. Good range of Officials & On State Service covering the same period. Inspection recommended. (419) ST.Cat. £286 £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 reply half of KGV GB 1d card used from Baghdad with 2as stamp - endorsed 'Per Overland Mail'; also 1922 use of KGV 1½d wrapper to Baghdad with Basra transit & scarce octagonal BAGHDAD/UNPAID d.s. (2) £65 to 80 £82.00
978    UM
1949 Air imperf & perf M/sheets, fresh UM, odd tiny gum wrinkle as usual, SG.MS338. Cat. £180 £35 to 45 £46.00
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