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Stamp auction - 3 September 2015 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 3 September 2015. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 151 - Austria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1850-1984 M & U collection housed in a Simplex album. A good general run through from earlies with a better middle period. Complete sets incl. 1922 Musicians M (Cat. £40), 1924 Artists M (Cat. £50), 1925 Air 18 from set 20 incl. 1s-10s FU (Cat. £250), 1928 Charity set FU (Cat. £70), 1930 T.B. set VFU (Cat. £200), 1931 Rotarian set M (Cat. £350), 193 Writers set M (Cat. £140), 1933 WIPA 50g M (Cat. £250), 1933 Winter Relief Fund set M (Cat. £50), 1933 Relief of Vienna set M (Cat. £250), 1934 Architects set M (Cat. £100), 1935 Air set M (Cat. £120), 1935 Heroes set M (Cat. £110), 1936 Ski set VFU on piece (Cat. £190), 1948 10s Vienna (Cat. £65), 1948 Artists set M (Cat. £65), 1948 Salzburg Cathedral set M (Cat. £31), 1949 Child Welfare M (Cat. £110), 1949 P.O.W set M (Cat. £70), 1950 Birds set M (Cat. £500), 1951 Reconstruction Fund set M (Cat. £100), 1955 Re-Establishment set M (Cat. £85), also further ranges to 1980's. Catalogue value will be considerable. £400 to 550 £540.00
1850-90's excellent range of FU early issues with clean Imperfs all being four margin copies + an interesting selection of pmks, all housed on hagner pages. Austrian Empire from the 1850 first issue - handmade paper 1k, 3k & 6k vals + extras, 1854 machine made paper 1k - 9k vals + extras. Austria - Hungary 1867 2k - 50k + shades, 1874-80 further issues for Austria with 1874-80 issue + various shades. Worth further study as reprints often occur with early Austria but less so with FU. (86) ST.Cat. £3500+ £300 to 350 N/S
429    M
1854-1937 neatly presented M & U collection in two spring back albums from 1854 Arms of Austria values with 1k FU showing Bahnhof cancel, 2k four margin copy with 'Gratz' pmk (pair Cat. £320), further 19thC issues with scarce 1863 Arms vals FU, 1908 & onwards with Emperors Accession to 10k FU, defins, Charity Stamps, First Republic issues with both M & U, some vals missing here & there, Inflation, Newspaper, Postage Dues, 1920-30's commems thinly represented but incl. 1933 Relief Fund FU, SG.712/5. The second album has a good collection of Bosnia & Herzegovina with specialisation in areas with varieties incl. examples in UM blocks. All well illustrated, there are Postage Dues with perf & imperf variation, the early Arms Type show many perf variations too. Overall a useful collection, worth inspection. (1390 approx) £150 to 200 £160.00
 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 £40.00
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