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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - Belgium
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
345
 Used
1849- Circa 1923 mainly U collection in WH Smith stock book incl. range of imperf 'Epaulettes & Medallions' in rather mixed condition, though some with 4 margins. Good range of 1863-1905 issues incl. some better items, amongst which 2x 5f (SG.57) U, 1918 Surcharged Red Cross set (SG.222/35) U, 1919 Perron 25c (SG.236). Also noted, 1914 & 1916 German Occupation sets (excl. SG.17) and comprehensive coverage of Postage Due & Railway stamps. An interesting collection & worth viewing. (630) ST.Cat. £11,000+ £800 to 1000 N/S
346    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. £70 to 100 N/S
347
 Used
1861 1c - four margins, 40c x 8 reasonable examples with variable margins U with numeral cancels, SG.12 & 15. (9) Cat. £960 £50 to 70 N/S
348    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) £120 to 160 £120.00
349    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 & Liege 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+ £600 to 750 N/S
350
 M
1905-08 50c, 1f, 2f M SG.103/5 & 1912 5f claret M, SG.143. (4) Cat. £580 £60 to 70 £60.00
351
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-37 First Flight covers (7) comprising 1930 Apr 14th Imperial Airways 1st night flight Brussels/London reg. from Louvain, 1931 acceptance for Imperial Airways service to East Africa official cover Brussels/Juba, Sudan, 1934 Liege aviation meeting Sabera special flight to Brussels official cover bearing vignette on to Berlin (250 flown), 1935 Sabera 1st flight Brussels/Elisabethville/Brussels official round trip, 1937 acceptance for Air France/Aero - Maritime 1st flight Dakar/Coutonou 27.2.27 company cover with cachet, another but Dakar/Togo with cachet, 1937 Ap 5th Sabera/CSA 1st flight Brussels/Prague with cachet. £80 to 100 N/S
352    M
1936 Borgerhout M/Sheet M SG.MS772, 1936 Charleroi M/Sheet M SG.MS776, 1937 Memorial Fund M/Sheet M SG.MS797, 1938 Albert Memorial Fund M/Sheet M SG.MS809, 1941 Elisabeth's Concert Hall M/Sheet perf & imperf examples M, odd minor imperfection, chiefly fine. (6) Cat. £258 £40 to 50 £40.00
353
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 First Flight covers (4) comprising Sabera/Lufthansa, Brussels/Munich official card (pilot signed), three printed cacheted multi franked cards, Brussels/Leopoldville, by aircraft Phalene, pilot signed, 2nd flown 'Pelican' 3rd also Pelican but scarcer Dutch card. (4) £60 to 75 N/S
354    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938-40 First Flight covers (6) comprising 1938 acceptance for Air France Paris/Lyon 16.2.28, 1938 Mar 15, First Day Aviation Fund 35c adhesive on Brussels official card, 1938 Air France reduced rate card Brussels/Coquilhatville Belgian Congo, 1939 May 10th acceptance for Air Blen 1st night flight Paris/Pan, 1939 July 18th 2nd International Aeronautical Salon, Brussels cover flown to Liverpool, 1940 Feb 8th Sabera Brussels. Costermansville - scarce wartime flight. £60 to 75 £76.00
355
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1945-69 First Flight covers (13) incl. 1945 Sabera Brussels/Paris special printed card, 1946 Sabera 1st flight in 24 hours illustrated official cover Brussels/Leopoldville cachets & multiple back stamps, others for PAA 1st Clipper mail Sabera 1947 Brussels/Cairo, 1947 airport opening special flight Namur/Paris etc. £40 to 50 N/S
 
   
       
   
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