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Stamp auction - 5 December 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 5 December 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 146 - Belgium
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
385    Unused
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 14½ 10c, 20c (2) U, condition varied but Cat. around £2000. £70 to 100 £70.00
386    M
1849-1940 rather untidy accumulation of M & U stamps on leaves from several collections from early imperfs through to the 1940's incl. several complete M or FU or both sets, odd M/Sheet etc. Worth a look. (100's) £60 to 80 £62.00
1849-1997 comprehensive VFU collection in 3 spring back albums with slip cases. A few 'Epaulette' & 'Medallion' stamps in mixed condition but good range of 1865/1907 issues incl. Railway Parcel Stamps. Coverage from 1910 is solid with many better items and sets incl. Brussels Exhibition 1c to 10c optd. 1911; 1911 (June) Charleroi set; 1914/18 German Occupation issues; 1914 Red X; 1915/22 to 10f (incl 5f SG193); 1918 (Jan) Red X set (c £1000); 1919/20 to 5f; 1928 Orval Abbey Restoration set and much more. Should be viewed to appreciate the scope of this lot. STCat.£9,000+ (100s) £900 to 1250 £920.00
388    Used
1849-2011 good to FU collection housed in five Davo albums. £120 to 150 £170.00
389    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
390    M
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
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1920 King Albert 1st 1fr high value Mi. 155 UM in a complete sheet of 25 with marginal markings, odd small nick & minor crease not affecting stamps which are Cat 2,500 EU & premium for a complete sheet. £250 to 300 £250.00
392    M
1925-40's M & U collection in a black page stock book. (100's) £50 to 60 £50.00
 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 Sabena special flight to Brussels official cover bearing vignette on to Berlin (250 flown), 1935 Sabena 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 Sabena/CSA 1st flight Brussels/Prague with cachet. £75 to 95 £75.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 First Flight covers (4) comprising Sabena/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) £55 to 75 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1945-69 First Flight covers (13) incl. 1945 Sabena Brussels/Paris special printed card, 1946 Sabena 1st flight in 24 hours illustrated official cover Brussels/Leopoldville cachets & multiple back stamps, others for PAA 1st Clipper mail Sabena 1947 Brussels/Cairo, 1947 airport opening special flight Namur/Paris etc. £40 to 50 N/S
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