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Stamp auction - 27 March 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 March 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 147 - Austria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1840's-1980's An impressive M & FU cover collection housed in two Frank Godden albums with slip cases + two other good quality albums + two well filled stock books. Extensive 19th Century issues, well written up and showing a quite comprehensive study with 1851-56 Newspaper stamps (needs checking) + 1933 Wipa reproductions of some values, documents including an 1842 'Brunner Zeitungs' newspaper, much more through pre-war with many good commem issues of the 1920-30's incl. 1931 Rotary Congress set FU on piece with special cancels (Cat. £450), 1936 2nd Anniv of Assassination of Dolfuss M, SG.793, Cat. £950, 1936 Ski Championships set on attractive cover. Much more covering a wide area with early post-war incl. Russian Zone, items from early areas incl. Bosnia & Herzegovina, Fiume, Tyrol Plebiscite opts. Also covers, vignettes, postal stationery, fiscals, telegraph stamps, several thousand stamps in stock books incl. much 19thC with pmk potential. The collection would benefit from some re-organisation and should prove rewarding. (1000's) £400 to 650 £1700.00
460    M
1850-1960's useful M & U (predominantly M) collection housed in FG Graduate album ranging from Austrian Empire issues with values to 1sk FU with added pmk interest, issues for Austria & Hungary incl. the 1867 Portrait Types FU to 15kr, 25kr, 50kr M, need checking. Good general collection up to the 1960's incl. many of the better commemorative middle period issues. Items noticed incl. 1923/24 Artists Charity Funds M, 1925 Airs, SG.616/635 set M, 1931 Rotarian Congress - 3 values, Cat. £150, 1931 Austrian Writers, SG.672/677 set M, Cat. £110, 1932 Austrian Painters set M, Cat. £170, 1933 International Ski Championship Fund, SG.699/702 M, Cat. £275. These are the better items and the catalogue value of those noted is approx £3000 making the collection a good base for expansion. Clean lot. (1160+) £275 to 350 N/S
Circa 1850-1918 FU collection on leaves incl. Lombardy & Venetia 1850 Arms, rough handmade paper 15c, 30c (2), 45c, 1854-57 smooth machine made paper 30c (2), 45c, 1858 5s, 10s & 15s, Bosnia & Herzegovina 1904 P.12½ Defin set, 1904 Postage Due set, 1906 P.12½ Pictorial set, similar P.9½ set, selection of Imperfs (10 diff), ANNEXED TO AUSTRIA 1910 Pictorial Defin set, 1912-14 Francis Joseph set to 5k, 1913 Newspaper set Imperf, 1916 Francis Joseph set, 1917 Emperor Charles set, AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN MILITARY POST 1915 Francis Joseph 22 vals to 5k (some tones), 1917-18 Charles I Defin set, issues for ITALY 1918 Postage Due set, Romania 1918 Francis Joseph Defin set, SERBIA 1916 Francis Joseph Defin set, OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPIRE - a scattering of vals. A clean & useful collection of many fine, mostly complete sets. (356) ST.Cat. £2000+ £175 to 225 N/S
Used on piece or front
1931 Rotary set each VFU on piece with convention fancy cancel, SG.666/671. (6) Cat. £450 £60 to 70 N/S
463    M
1945-52 collection hinged onto black leaves. Clean lot of sets (121 stamps in total). Cat. SG. £350 £35 to 50 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1947-65 range of 12 flight covers incl. KLM 1st flight Vienna - Amsterdam 27.11.48 with censor & flight cachets, 1950 special friendship cover Vienna - Philadelphia posted Salzburg with cachets & special cancels, 2.80s air letter for use in Europe flown Vienna - Moscow 1.7.54 with added 3s 'Birds' 1950 Air issue, SG.1218, also further LUFTHANSA, AVA & QANTAS first flights etc. £40 to 55 N/S
1949 Child Welfare Fund in corner blocks of four, stamps UM very fresh, SG. 1162/5. Cat. £320+(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) £80 to 100 £60.00
1950 Carinthian Plebiscite in fresh M corner block of four, stamps UM, SG. 1212/4. Cat. £560+(12) £70 to 90 £70.00
 Block of four
1951 Reconstruction Fund in superb U corner blocks of four, SG. 1225/8. Cat. £340 (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). Cat. £320 (16) £45 to 60 £56.00
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