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Stamp auction - 29 November 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - Austria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
286    M
Used (on letter or envelope)
AUSTRIAN LEVANT, LOMBARDY & VENEZIA 18-1900's collection of M & U covers & cards plus unsorted duplicated range on 3 hagner sheets in ring binder. Collection comprises a small but interesting range of Maritime cancels, mainly on stamps but also on covers & postcards, cancelled at a wide range of Austrian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire plus Lombardy & Venezia. An impressive & unusual accumulation of interesting pmks incl. some from scarcer locations incl. Adrianople, Jaffa, Crete, Beirut, Smyrna & Jerusalem. Small book of 'Austrian PO's Abroad' accompanies. Inspection advised. (few 100 plus 21 postcards & 9 covers) £150 to 200 £600.00
287    UM
1850-1990 M/U collection in two stock books, strength in post WWII with many U/M. The smaller book contains earlier issues from 1860 with 6, 9kr on thick paper FU. There is a useful selection 19th Century issues incl. Telegraph stamps, some early Hungarian stamps - noted, worth checking, mid period incl. 1922 Musicians Fund & 1928 War Orphans & invalid Children's Fund sets - both M. Extensive post-war with many good runs of defins, commem sets, Airs, 1948 Costumes, 34 values to 10s UM. Approx 2000 Austrian stamps, plus a further selection of other European material. £125 to 160 N/S
288    M
1854-2007 Useful M/U collection with depth in the period 1980-2007 housed in three ring binders from 1854 with a good range of 19th Century issues, with added postmark interest. Further issues through early 20th Century, inflation oddments from 1920/30's, some early Post WWII - worth checking for harder to find items. The 1980's to 2007 are fairly complete with many better items UM incl. a wide selection of M/Sheets from noticed 1993 Monasteries, SG.2325/34 set of 10 UM, 1977 Myths & Legends, 2002 250th Anniv of Schonbrunn set of four sheetlets M & U + much more up to 2007. The collection would be enhanced by being written up properly. (approx 2000 stamps + 50 M/S) £125 to 175 £125.00
289    Used
1874-1983 good to FU collection housed in a multi ring album. Noted useful middle period sets, highlights incl. 1922 Musicians Fund, 1923 Artists Charity set, 1926 Child Welfare set, 1930 Anti TB 20g & 30g, 1931 Rotary set to 50g, 1936 Doctors set to 30g, 1946 Renner set, 1946 Prize Race Fund, 1947 Famous Austrians set, 1948 Creative Arts set, 1948 Salzburg Cathedral set, 1949 Prisoners of War set, 1949 UPU set, 1950 Birds 5s & 10s & 1955 Austrian Rep set (these listed alone Cat. £1240). Also incl. ranges of earlies & later material to 1980's. (100's) £150 to 200 £150.00
1949 Child Welfare Fund in corner blocks of four, stamps UM very fresh, SG. 1162/5. (16) £50 to 65 N/S
1950 Birds Air set UM, each being marginal examples, the 60g has tiny tone spot o/w superb fresh set, SG. 1215/1221. Cat. £475 (7) £120 to 150 N/S
1950 Carinthian Plebiscite in fresh M corner block of four, stamps UM, SG. 1212/4. (12) £80 to 100 N/S
293    UM
DUPLICATED M or UM & FU ranges housed in three stock books incl. 1950's issues either M, UM or VFU or both, with better individual Cat. Values. (100's) £200 to 300 N/S
 Block of four
1951 Reconstruction Fund in superb U corner blocks of four, SG. 1225/8. (16) £50 to 65 N/S
 Block of four
1951 Reconstruction Fund UM corner blocks of four, very fresh & fine, SG. 1125/8 (hinged in margins). (16) £45 to 60 N/S
 Block of four
1955 Republic set in corner blocks of four, stamps fresh UM, SG. 1269/1273. £45 to 60 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
DANUBE STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY 1886-1878 (and later) interesting collection of stamps, insurance stamps, package control stamps, revenue labels, baggage control labels, parcel carriage due stamps, package additional payment stamps etc. (mixed M & U) plus one cover & postcard. Also range of covers & postcards used between 1900 & 1968, mainly franked with stamps of Austria & Hungary. Mounted up on leaves in protectors, appears to have been exhibition material. An interesting study & worth inspection. (46 + 9 cards, 11 covers & 1 stamped in advance document) £120 to 150 £560.00
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