Scandinavian Collectors Club

    • Lot No.: 1. Danish West Indies / Iceland: Mossgreen Auctions November 21, 2017 Catalogue featuring Hans von Strokirch’s Danish West In
    • Description: Mossgreen Auctions November 21, 2017 Catalogue featuring Hans von Strokirch’s Danish West Indies Postal History & Iceland Postmarks and Stationery, 78 pages, softbound, pristine. Extensive postal history lots, all with color illustrations, includes list of “prices realized” ─ valuable resource for DWI and Iceland specialists and postal historians. EMV = $20, Starting bid = $5. (3 lots)
    • Market Value: 20.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 2. Denmark: The Stella Catalogue of Denmark
    • Description: The Stella Catalogue of Denmark, in English, by R. King-Farlow, Stella Forlag A/S, Copenhagen, 1951, ii + 80 pages + 12 loose-leaf black-and-white plates, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition. Classic catalogue with detailed narrative descriptions of Danish regular and commemorative issues, postage dues, newspaper stamps, ferry parcel stamps, booklets, and Faroes, Greenland, Thule, and Slesvig Plebiscite issues, and a four-page listing of Danish numeral (three rings with number in center) cancellations. Of special interest to philatelic bibliophiles and historians, this is one of the most important post-WWII books that helped popularize Danish philately in the U.S.A. and U.K. CMV = $30, Starting bid = $12.
    • Market Value: 30.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 3. Denmark: KE Special Katalog 1973/74, Stjernestempler / KE Specialized Catalogue 1973/74, Star Postmarks
    • Description: KE Special Katalog 1973/74, Stjernestempler / KE Specialized Catalogue 1973/74, Star Postmarks, in Danish, by Arne Begtrup, Kirsten Ehlers Frimaæker, Copenhagen, 1973, 64 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, ISBN 87-9997126-0-1, good condition. Useful priced catalogue comprised of tabular listings of concentric-circle name and circular star postmarks (esrom, taarbærk, and faareveile types), arranged in four sections alphabetically by town names. EMV = $5, Starting bid = $2.
    • Market Value: 5.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 4. Denmark: KE Special Katalog 1986, Brevsamlingsstempler / KE Specialized Catalogue 1986, Letter-Collection Postmarks
    • Description: KE Special Katalog 1986, Brevsamlingsstempler / KE Specialized Catalogue 1986, Letter-Collection Postmarks, in Danish with an English Preface, by Kirsten Ehlers, Kirsten Ehlers Lorentzen, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986, 82 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, ISBN 87-982183-2-8, pristine, and a separate KE 1992 Revised Priced Supplement for Brevsamlingsstempler, in Danish, 12 pages, paperback, ISBN 87-87832-49-6, pristine. Comprehensive priced catalogue and companion supplement of concentric-circle name and numeral, circular star, and circular star-removed postmarks (stjerne, udslebne, faareveile, taarbærk, taarnby, and esrom types), arranged alphabetically by town names. Useful reference even though it has been superseded by a later edition and other specialized catalogues. EMV = $20, Starting bid = $7.
    • Market Value: 20.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 5. Denmark: KE 1992 Revised Priced Supplement for Brevsamlingsstempler
    • Description: KE 1992 Revised Priced Supplement for Brevsamlingsstempler, in Danish, 12 pages, paperback, ISBN 87-87832-49-6, pristine. See previous for details. EMV = $5, Starting bid = $1.
    • Market Value: 5.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 6. Denmark: Parcel Stamps of the Danish Steamship Companies
    • Description: Parcel Stamps of the Danish Steamship Companies, by H. E. Tester, author-published, Middlesex, England, ~1969, 60 pages, illustrated, softbound, good condition (cover repair). Pioneer catalogue of alphabetical listings of the stamps and cancellations with additional information about the companies and their ships, includes a three-page section of the Danish ferry (“POSTFÆRGE”-overprinted) stamps. EMV = $12.50, Starting bid = $4.
    • Market Value: 12.50
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 7. Finland: Suomen Postimerkkien Käsikirja, I Osa / Handbook of Finnish Stamps, Part
    • Description: Suomen Postimerkkien Käsikirja, I Osa / Handbook of Finnish Stamps, Part I, in Finnish, by Kalle Vaarnas, D. A. Dromberg, Pentti Kääpä, and Leo Linder, Philatelic Federation of Finland, Helsinki, 1975, 136 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition (slight front cover marring).. Scarce out-of-print anthology of nine authoritative articles on the development and operation of the Finnish Post Office during 1638-1966, stamp colors, printing methods, papers, gums, roulettes and perforations, postmarks and cancellations, and all aspects of the imperforate 1856 first issues and the serpentine rouletted 1860 Russian-denominated coats of arms stamps. CMV= $15, Starting bid = $4.
    • Market Value: 15.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 8. Finland: Suomen Postimerkkien Käsikirja, II Osa / Handbook of Finnish Stamps, Part II,
    • Description: Suomen Postimerkkien Käsikirja, II Osa / Handbook of Finnish Stamps, Part II, in Finnish, by D. A. Dromberg, Carl Rosenius, Anton Salmenkylä, Yrjö Tielinen, Karlo Manner, and Bengt Zimmermann, Philatelic Federation of Finland, Helsinki, 1971, 196 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition (slight front cover marring).. Scarce out-of-print anthology of five authoritative articles on the 1866 serpentine rouletted, 1875 four-figured, 1889 three-figured, and 1891 and 1899-1911 Russian issues. CMV= $15, Starting bid = $4.
    • Market Value: 15.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 9. Finland: Norma 1980 Suomi Postimerkkiluettelo / Finland Stamp Catalogue
    • Description: Norma 1980 Suomi Postimerkkiluettelo / Finland Stamp Catalogue, trilingual (Finnish, English, and Swedish), Suomen Postimerkkeily oy, Helsinki, 216 pages, profusely illustrated (some color), softbound, fair condition. Specialized, priced Finnish stamp catalogue that includes listings of slot-machine booklets, local posts stamps, and postal stationery plus catalogue numbers concordance and rate tables. Still useful for its detailed listings and ancillary information despite outdated pricing. CMV = $5, Starting bid = $2.
    • Market Value: 5.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 10. Greenland: Grønlandske Posttakster Efter 1938 / Greenlandic Postal Rates After 1938
    • Description: Grønlandske Posttakster Efter 1938 / Greenlandic Postal Rates After 1938, in Danish, by Poul Frølund, N Frimærker, Odense, Denmark, 1984, 36 pages, illustrated, paperback, ISBN 87-981683-0-4, good condition. Despite Danish text, easy-to-use tabular listings of postal rates and the intended postal rate use of each stamp issue. CMV= $6, Starting bid = $2.
    • Market Value: 6.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 11. Greenland: Grønlands Poststempler efter 1938 / Greenland’s Postmarks after 1938
    • Description: Grønlands Poststempler efter 1938 / Greenland’s Postmarks after 1938, in Danish, by Eric Wowern, author-published, Virum, Denmark, 1962, 20 pages, illustrated, paperback, good condition. Classic first-edition catalogue of postmarks, a collector’s item. CMV= $6, Starting bid = $1.
    • Market Value: 6.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 12. Iceland: Stamps of Iceland, 1872-1904
    • Description: Stamps of Iceland, 1872-1904, by Henry Regeling, author-published, Heemestede, The Netherlands, 2001, 208 pages, profusely illustrated, hardbound, ISBN 90-9015179-6, pristine. Authoritative handbook that includes stamp deliveries, design, dies, clichés, printing and production information, plates and settings, die flaws, proofs, Bern reprints, cancellations, and detailed plating studies of the stamps. CMV= $70, Starting bid = $30.
    • Market Value: 70.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 13. Norway: Norsk Luftpost, 1911-1977 / Norwegian Airmail 1911-1977
    • Description: Norsk Luftpost, 1911-1977 / Norwegian Airmail 1911-1977, in Norwegian, by Erling Stark, Norsk Filatelistisk Forbund, Oslo, 1978, 158 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition (front cover marring at bottom). Postal history handbook illustrating and detailing first flight covers and airmail labels, includes a two-page English introduction and separate four-page price list. CMV = $19, Starting bid = $6.
    • Market Value: 19.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 14. Norway: The Maritime Postal History of Norwegian Steamships
    • Description: The Maritime Postal History of Norwegian Steamships, by F. C. Moldenhauer, Robson Lowe Ltd., London, 1971, 32 pages, profusely illustrated, paperback, pristine. Authoritative compilation of everything known on this subject at the date of publication, comprising four chapters on government services during 1827-70, private services, regular services, and the Sandøsund traveling post office. CMV = $17, Starting bid = $7.
    • Market Value: 17.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 15. Norway: Norges Sportel-, Stempel- og Justermerker / Norway’s Fee-, Revenue-, and Legal Stamps
    • Description: Norges Sportel-, Stempel- og Justermerker / Norway’s Fee-, Revenue-, and Legal Stamps, in Norwegian, by T. Soot-Ryan, Oslo Filatelistisklubb, Oslo, 1975, 50 pages + 2-page supplementary price guide, illustrated, softbound, good condition (slight front cover damage at lower right). Original handbook on Norwegian revenue stamp issues, superseded by Wang’s 2007 catalogue, but still a useful reference despite its Norwegian text, as some listings are supplemented in English. Includes an insert sheet containing reprints of 15 of the 1873 Sportelmærke revenues, only 1000 produced from the original plates. CMV = $29, Starting bid = $10.
    • Market Value: 29.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 16. Norway/Periodical:
    • Description: Eight recent issues (1/2015 to 3/2017) of Info, the Oslo Filatelistklubb’s slick 5⅞” by 8¼” Norwegian-language journal. These issues run 24 to 32 pages, average of 30 pages), are profusely illustrated in color, and include feature articles on primarily Norwegian philately and postal history but include other areas as well. EMV = $20, Starting bid = $4.
    • Market Value: 20.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 17. Sweden: Handbok över Sveriges Frankotecken, 1855-1946 / Handbook of Sweden’s Postage Stamps, 1855-1946
    • Description: Handbok över Sveriges Frankotecken, 1855-1946 / Handbook of Sweden’s Postage Stamps, 1855-1946, in Swedish, by SFF Handbook Committee, SFF (Sveriges Filatelist-Förbund), Stockholm, 1946, 360 pages, illustrated, softbound, good condition.. Classic reference comprising anthologies of ten article by various authors on production aspects of all stamps of this period, including machinery, paper, perforations, gum, color varieties, and quantities produced. CMV = $16, Starting bid = $5.
    • Market Value: 16.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 18. Sweden: Facit Ortstämpelkatalog / Postal History 1987
    • Description: Facit Ortstämpelkatalog / Postal History 1987, in Swedish and English, Frimarkshuset AB, Leksand, Sweden, 352 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, ISBN 91-86564-05-6, good condition. Although dated prices, this handbook remains a useful reference for Swedish postmarks. EMV = $15, Starting bid = $6.
    • Market Value: 15.00
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    • Closing Date: 04/30/2018
    • Lot No.: 19. Sweden: Facit Postal VIII, Ortstämplar & Posthistoria / Place Name Postmarks & Postal History
    • Description: Facit Postal VIII, Ortstämplar & Posthistoria / Place Name Postmarks & Postal History, in Swedish and English, Facit Förlags AB, Västerås, Sweden, 2009, 512 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, ISBN 91-86564-65-X, good condition. Revised and expanded version of the 2004 edition, especially chapters on rural mail service, railway mail PKP, and military mail cancels plus an added 9-page section on perfins, retails ~$60 for new. EMV = $40, Starting bid = $16.
    • Market Value: 40.00
    • Lot No.: 20. Sweden: Aktuellt om Posthistoria, Nr 1 1986 / News About Postal History, No. 1 1986
    • Description: Aktuellt om Posthistoria, Nr 1 1986 / News About Postal History, No. 1 1986, in Swedish, SSPD (Swedish Postal History Society), Lund, Sweden, 80 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, pristine. The first in SSPD’s series of postal-history anthologies, comprising five articles on 1855-1920 consignments with acknowledgments of receipt, domestic aviation packages, postmarks of the second Stralsung period, steamboat mail, and 1771-1816 mail from Lund to surrounding areas. EMV = $15, Starting bid = $5.
    • Market Value: 15.00
    • Lot No.: 21. Sweden: Aktuellt om Posthistoria, Nr 2 1988 / News About Postal History, No. 2 1988
    • Description: Aktuellt om Posthistoria, Nr 2 1988 / News About Postal History, No. 2 1988, in Swedish, SSPD (Swedish Postal History Society), Lund, Sweden, 88 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition (slight cover marring). The second of SSPD’s postal-history anthologies, comprising five articles on 1885-1920 parcel cards, 1864-1922 express shipments, 1830-1873 Stockholm “fribrev” datestamps, airmail postal forms, and philatelic cannibalism. EMV = $15, Starting bid = $5.
    • Market Value: 15.00
    • Lot No.: 22. Scandinavia / Nordic: FACIT Special Classic 2016
    • Description: FACIT Special Classic 2016, in English and Swedish. Gunnar Lithén (Editor-in-Chief), Facit Forlags AB, Malmö, Sweden, 368 pages, profusely color illustrated, softbound, ISBN 91-86564-75-7, pristine. Extensive must-have catalogue with fully specialized listings of stamp issues for all Nordic countries and DWI, including booklets, machine stamps, FDCs, and varieties through 1949, and special sections on early Sweden, covers/rates, proofs/essays, and perforations; Norway early ship and pre-stamp covers, and #1 cancels; Denmark early cover destinations and 4 RBS cancels; Greenland Pakke-Portos and early postal history; DWI pre-stamp covers, shipping company stamps, and stationery; Iceland numeral, early town, bridge, and military cancels, revenues, stationery; and Finland early covers/rates and Russia used in Finland. CMV = $38, Starting bid = $20.
    • Market Value: 38.00
    • Lot No.: 23. Scandinavia / Nordic / Periodical: Scandinavian Scribe
    • Description: Scandinavian Scribe, 5½” x 8½” staple-bound paperback periodical, good run of 63 issues of Whole Nos. 1-84 from January 1965 to September 1971 (missing Whole Nos. 7-26, 31, and 36), 1204 total pages (19 pages average, with most issues either 16 or 20 pages). Initially subtitled the “Official Publication of North Jersey Scandinavian Collectors Club,” this periodical went “independent” with Whole No. 59 (July 1969) and became subtitled “Publication devoted to the philately of Scandinavia,” and with Whole No. 65 (January 1970) is subtitled “Publication devoted to Scandinavian philately.” Most issues have at least one scholarly philatelic article, but primary contents are contemporary news of the Scandinavian philatelic scene ─ much interesting and worthwhile reading. EMV = $63, Starting bid = $15.
    • Market Value: 63.00
    • Lot No.: 24. Scandinavia / Nordic / Periodicals:
    • Description: Miscellaneous lot of eighteen different European foreign-language-text philatelic periodicals (all but three are 2016-2017 issues), comprising Turku-Åbo Stamp Club’s Abophil (2), DFT/ Dansk Filatelistisk Tidsskrift (2), Filatelisti (1), Oslo Filatelist Klubb’s Info (6), Finnish Philatelic Service’s Keräily / Collecting (1), NFT/Nordisk Filatelistisk Tidsskrift (1), NFT/Norsk Filatelistisk Tidskrift (4), and Philatelistche Nachrichten (1), all of which (except PN) are slick, profusely color-illustrated issues, ranging from 28 to 130 pages each (53 pages average). Many informative hours here, with in-depth articles on prephilatelic to modern postal history, classic stamps and their use on mail, and a wide range of other subjects. Good sampling to familiarize yourself with these eight journals, to determine which might be of exceptional interest and possibly worthwhile subscribing to or borrowing from the SCC Library. These journal lots have been popular sellers in past SCC Library auctions. EMV= $80, Starting bid = $18.
    • Market Value: 80.00
    • Lot No.: 25. Scandinavia:
    • Description: Interesting SCCL archive lot of thirteen philatelic-/postal-related items, comprised of eight 1970-1980s brochures from Sweden Post, two Swedish Post Museum publications (Claes-Göran Wetterholm’s exhibit of Letters from the Titanic and a 1981 trains monograph in Swedish), and three Danish Post publications (rate guides for 2011 and pamphlet on the stamps of the Nordic nations). Starting bid = $10.
    • Market Value: 10.00
    • Lot No.: 1. Philately: Stamp Collecting, by Stanley Phillips
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots Stamp Collecting, by Stanley Phillips, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., London, xi + 330 pages 1935 Second Edition, ii + 370 pages, illustrated with 32 double-side black-and-white inset pages, hardbound, good condition. Classic reference of its day and now a wonderful examination of how philately was done 83 years ago. CMV = $12, Starting bid = $5.
    • Market Value: 12.00
    • Lot No.: 2. Philately: Common Sense Philately, by Barbara R. Mueller
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots Common Sense Philately, by Barbara R. Mueller, D. Van Nostrand Co. Inc., Princeton, NJ, 1956, xii + 174, hardbound, good condition. Absorbing reading “what’s it all about” book on the philosophy, practices, people, and possibilities of philately. CMV = $17.50, Starting bid = $7.
    • Market Value: 17.50
    • Lot No.: 3. Philately: Color in Philately, by R. H. White
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots Color in Philately, by R. H. White, The Philatelic Foundation, New York City, 1979, xiv + 176 pages + 6 color charts and 14 color plates, illustrated, hardbound with dust jacket, pristine. Scientific treatise on color that advocates a color-designation scheme based on the Munsell system. CMV = $40, Starting bid = $12.
    • Market Value: 40.00
    • Lot No.: 4. Philately: The World’s Greatest Stamp Collectors, by Stanley M. Bierman
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots The World’s Greatest Stamp Collectors, by Stanley M. Bierman, Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., New York City, 1981, xv + 296 pages, hardbound with dust jacket, ISBN 0-8119-0347-8, pristine. Contains a preface, chapter on the times and some of the people, 18 chapters devoted to the famous collectors of the past, bibliography, and extensive index ─ fascinating historical accounts of the hobby. CMV= $25, Starting bid = $10.
    • Market Value: 25.00
    • Lot No.: 5. Philately: The Stamp Atlas, by W. Raife Wellsted, Stuart, and John Flower
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots The Stamp Atlas, by W. Raife Wellsted, Stuart, and John Flower, Facts on File Publications, New York City & Oxford, England, 1986, 336 pages, profusely illustrated, hardbound with dust jacket, ISBN 0-8160-3146-2, pristine. Arranged by continents, this atlas gives the history of each stamp-issuing authority, country of geographic unit, and details of changes in boundaries of countries from earliest times, and includes an extensive index. Great reference for postal historians. CMV = $17, Starting bid = $7
    • Market Value: 17.00
    • Lot No.: 6. Philately: On the Road, by Stephen R. Datz
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots On the Road, by Stephen R. Datz, General Philatelic Corporation, Loveland, CO, 1991 First Edition, viii + 166 pages, softbound, ISBN 0-88219-025-3, pristine. Stamp dealer Datz’s accounts of his quests for stamps – an entertaining philatelic odyssey tour of the countryside. CMV = $8, Starting bid = $3
    • Market Value: 8.00
    • Lot No.: 7. Forgeries / U.S.A.: Philately of Tomorrow, Vol. 1, No. III
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots Philately of Tomorrow, Vol. 1, No. III, no author or editor cited, Philatelic Research Laboratories, Inc., New York City, 1940, 120 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition. Interesting read about the results of scientific examination of stamps revealing repairs and re-paintings ─ some of these earlier scientific methodologies presented here are still relevant today. CMV = $21, Starting bid = $8.
    • Market Value: 21.00
    • Lot No.: 8. Forgeries / Worldwide: Outfoxing the Fakers, by Jean-François Brun
    • Description: Non-Scandinavian Literature Lots Outfoxing the Fakers, by Jean-François Brun, American Philatelic Society, State College, PA, 1989, 124 8 pages, profusely illustrated, hardbound, ISBN 0-933580-15-4, pristine. English translation of the Second Edition of Faux et Truques (published in 1989 by Edition Brun et Fils, Paris), this book is an authoritative guide on how to detect forgeries. CMV = $35, Starting bid = $14
    • Market Value: 35.00
    • Lot No.: 9. Postal Stationery / Worldwide: An Illustrated Catalog of All Known Reprints of Officially Issued Postage Stamps and Postal S
    • Description: An Illustrated Catalog of All Known Reprints of Officially Issued Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery, 1840 to 1892, by Franz Kalckhoff, Harry Hilckes, and Edward B. Evans, Janet van den Berg, Worthington. OH, 1892, 74 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, good condition. Reprint edition of this classic catalogue, includes listings for Denmark, Finland, and Sweden. CMV = $15, Starting bid = $6
    • Market Value: 15.00
    • Lot No.: 10. Canal Zone: Canal Zone Postal Stationery, Irwin J. Gibbs (Editor),
    • Description: Canal Zone Postal Stationery, Irwin J. Gibbs (Editor), United Postal Stationery Society, Inc., Chester, VA, 2009, viii + 64 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, ISBN 978-0-98001, pristine. Authoritative handbook on all aspects of this subject including knife cuts and sizes. CMV = $15, Starting bid = $5.
    • Market Value: 15.00
    • Lot No.: 11. Canada: The Evolution of Imperial Penny Postage and the Postal History of the Canadian 1898 Map Stamp, by R. B. Winmill
    • Description: The Evolution of Imperial Penny Postage and the Postal History of the Canadian 1898 Map Stamp, by R. B. Winmill, Jim A. Hennok Ltd., Toronto, Canada, vi + 110 pages, profusely illustrated, hardbound, ISBN 0-919772-00-5, pristine. Specialized handbook on Canada’s 1898 2¢ map stamps, includes rates and usages and extensive listings of all cancellation types, bisects, perfins, patriotic cards and covers, and advertising and illustrated covers ─ all the postal history aspects here are exemplified by photographs of actual covers. Philatelic booksellers’ mean retail is $42, but Gary Lyons offers copies for Can$11/~$8.50. CMV = $40, Starting bid = $5.
    • Market Value: 40.00
    • Lot No.: 12. Egypt / Postal History: The Travelling Post Office of Egypt, by Peter A. S. Smith
    • Description: The Travelling Post Office of Egypt, by Peter A. S. Smith, Mobile Post Office Society, Chicago, 1983, ii + 65 pages, profusely illustrated, paperback, pristine. Compilation of research by the U.K. Egypt Study Circle, this book provides comprehensive coverage of the routes and postmarks of Egyptian State railway, light railway, steamship, maritime, and military post offices. CMV = $24, Starting bid = $6.
    • Market Value: 24.00
    • Lot No.: 13. Great Britain: Collect British Postmarks, 1980 Second Edition, by J. T. Whitney
    • Description: Collect British Postmarks, 1980 Second Edition, by J. T. Whitney, Picton Publishing, Chippenham, England, 224 pages, illustrated, softbound, ISBN 0 902633 66 X, pristine. Subtitled Handbook to British Postal Markings and Their Values, this compilation is essentially a priced catalogue of British postmarks alphabetically arranged by types in 18 chapters. CMV = $10, Starting bid = $4.
    • Market Value: 10.00
    • Lot No.: 14. Mexico: The Revenue Stamped Paper of Mexico, 1821-1876, by Donald O. Scott and Frank A. Sternad
    • Description: The Revenue Stamped Paper of Mexico, 1821-1876, by Donald O. Scott and Frank A. Sternad, 2006 First Edition, author-published, Fulton, CA, xvi + 352 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, pristine. Still useful handbook about “Papel Sellado” (Mexican government imprinted revenue stamped paper), but superseded by an expanded 2016 Second Edition priced at $85. EMV = $30, Starting bid = $10.
    • Market Value: 30.00
    • Lot No.: 15. Switzerland: Postal Cancellations and Markings in Switzerland, by Felix Ganz
    • Description: Postal Cancellations and Markings in Switzerland, by Felix Ganz, 1994 First Edition, American Helvetia Philatelic Society, viii + 246 pages, profusely illustrated, softbound, pristine. Scarce out-of-print book published after the author’s death in 1990, comprising a compilation of articles in Helvetia Herald and Tell written by Ganz from 1970 to 1984. EMV = $30, Starting bid = $10.
    • Market Value: 30.00
    • Lot No.: 18. U.S.A.: 19th Century United States Fancy Cancellations, Third Revised Edition (1963), Herman Herst, Jr. and E. N. Sampson (
    • Description: 19th Century United States Fancy Cancellations, Third Revised Edition (1963), Herman Herst, Jr. and E. N. Sampson (Editors), Herman Herst, Jr. (Publisher), New York City, 288 pages, profusely illustrated, hardbound, excellent condition. Referred to as the “Herst-Sampson Postmark Catalog,” this remains the classic work on this subject. CMV = $32.50, Starting bid = $10.
    • Market Value: 32.50
    • Lot No.: 22. U.S.A. / Montana: The Postal History of Montana Through June 30, 1870, by Daniel Y. Meschter
    • Description: The Postal History of Montana Through June 30, 1870, by Daniel Y. Meschter, La Posta Publications, Lake Oswego, OR, 1999, iv + 166 pages, illustrated, softbound, ISBN 0-9417528-16-6, pristine. Authoritative reference comprised of six chapters, references, and appendices of primary source material and maps and routes. CMV = $24, Starting bid = $8.
    • Market Value: 24.00
    • Lot No.: 24. Confederate States of America: Confederate States of America, Catalog and Handbook of Stamps and Postal History, by Patrici
    • Description: Confederate States of America, Catalog and Handbook of Stamps and Postal History, by Patricia A. Kaufmann, Francis J. Crown, Jr., and Jerry S. Palazolo, Confederate Stamp Alliance, Inc., Greenville, SC, 2012, xii + 516 pages, profusely illustrated in color, hardbound, ISBN 978-0-9818893-1-3 , pristine. This is a massive work limited to 1000 copies, essentially the authoritative current edition of the Dietz Catalogue that far surpasses everything previously published on C.S.A. philately as it represents a major expansion and corrections from previous Dietz Catalogues, CMV= $300, Starting bid = $120
    • Market Value: 300.00
    • Lot No.: 25. U.S.A. / Miscellaneous: The Congress Book 1998, Barth Healy (Editor)
    • Description: The Congress Book 1998, Barth Healy (Editor), American Philatelic Congress, iv + 200 pages, profusely illustrated, hardbound, ISBN 0-929333-24-1, pristine. Anthology of eight in-depth articles on United States and Brazil Mail Steamship Companies (1866-1893), Provisional Uses of the 1856 and 1861 Issue of Mexico, Chilean Postal Stationery: The French Connection, Australasian Philatelic Literature, U.S. Trailer Permit Stamps, Foundations of Colonial Postage Due (1876-1909), Prestamp Cancellations of the Philippines, and Footprint of Heaven: Fanning Island, a Philatelic Outpost. CMV= $35, Starting bid = $9.
    • Market Value: 35.00
    • Lot No.: S1. Denmark / Christmas Seals:
    • Description: Complete mint pane of 50 1982 Christmas seals, scarce “1982” overprint on stamps of the 1978 issue, top margin inscribed “DANMARKS JULEMÆRKE NUMMER 75,” with perforations through all four margins, AFA Julemærke Norden @ DEK230 (~$36.50). EMV= $30, Starting bid = $12.
    • Market Value: 30.00
    • Lot No.: S2. Denmark:
    • Description: 14 addressed first day covers, range 1956-1969, all with multi-color cachets and blocks-of-four stamp frankings, Facit #s 390-91, 414a, 416a, 420a, 421a, 436a, 477-79a, 501, 511-13, Facit for FDCs with single stamps @ SEK106/~$12.50, but add premium here for blocks-of-four frankings. EMV = $20, Starting bid = $7.
    • Market Value: 20.00
    • Lot No.: S3. Faroes:
    • Description: Føroysk Frímerke 2017 / Faroese Stamps, 2017, the official Faroese (Posta) year pack containing the 17 mint stamps and five mint souvenir sheets (17 stamps) issued in 2017, plus a mint vertical strip of four machine self-adhesives on backing paper and a mint pane of 15 self-adhesive Faroese Christmas seals for 2017, face value of stamps and machine self-adhesives = DKK462/~$76.23 + DKK30/~$4.95 for the Christmas seals, cost from Posta = €68.68/~$84.41. CMV = $127, Starting bid = $50.
    • Market Value: 127.00
    • Lot No.: S4. Finland / Postal History:
    • Description: Nineteen covers, one uprated postal card (added 2k m/89 with rings, Facit #36), and one postal stationery (also four cover fronts not counted), majority dated 1890s and all franked with various 1889-1900 coat-of-arms m/89 definitives (Facit #27-31), including nine single frankings (5p, 10p, 20p, and 25p represented), seven bicolored frankings, eight with pairs or multiples, and 12 registered (four with wax seals on back), most domestic use but note four to Denmark, Sweden, and Germany (2), all covers (except two intra-city) have additional transit and/or receipt postmarks, also some better postal markings (ship and towns cancels, cachet, and manuscript notations). 1901 eagle-type Finnish postal stationery 20p (LAPE #38A @ €2) postally used 1902 with bilingual railway cds and Rauma receipt postmark on back. A nice lot for research (not checked for perforation, color, and other Facit-listed varieties) and a potential one-frame postal history exhibit on usage of the m/89 issues. Several of these covers retail at $30-50, and the cumulative Facit value for these stamps on cover assuming all are the cheapest varieties is SEK1960/~$239, but substantial premiums here for scarcer postmarks, registered mail, and multiple and mixed frankings. EMV = $500, Starting bid = $200. Image on Auction Rules page.
    • Market Value: 500.00
    • Lot No.: S5 to S25
    • Description: Please see the pdf version of the auction which is at the bottom of the "Auction Rules" page. These are also the lots for which there are images.
    • Market Value: 0.00
    • Lot No.: NP. Finland / Stamp Booklet / Net-Price Item:
    • Description: As-issued, mint intact 1985 “Finnish Bank Note Printing” booklet containing a mint pane of eight se-tenant stamps (Scott #706 complete booklet @ $9 / Facit #H7, 962-69 @ SEK60/~ $7.31), CMV = $7.50. Two booklets are still available at net price of $4 each.
    • Market Value: 7.50