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Lot No. 933

Auction No. 27
Category Thematic
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $9500
Status Auction Pending

 

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Aviation - Aircraft 1920-2019 An astonishing world collection on Hagners with majority MUH all in alphabetical order by country filling 15 x 4 ring lever arch files & 12 display files. This must be close to the most comprehensive collection on this subject anywhere in Australia, The vendor has collected it as a lifetime's work & wishes it to be sold intact. Copies of a 16-page listing of recent contents supplied by vendor can be forwarded upon request. The collection includes stamps, sheetlets, limited edition imperfs & die proofs plus an Austrian PO black print collection (invoiced to vendor at $146) commemorating the 25th Anniv of the National Archive. Incls a few covers noting 1941 China censored cover to Australia with full airmail set plus cinderellas & vignettes of various countries, private issues & post-1990 former Russian Federation components. The following highlights indicate the quality & extent of this amazing lot: Austria 1935 to 10sch MUH, Belgium 1930/35 MLH, 1946/2010 MUH, Albania 1925 (excl 3f), 1927, 1928 (short sets incl 5q pair with misplaced ovpt), 1930 & 1931 ovpts, 1939 20q before 1940 & 1950 sets, Andorra 1932 unissued Air set of 12 & ovpts complete MUH (Cat. $275), Argentina 1946 15¢ & 25¢ corner blocks imperf MUH, Bulgaria 1927 MUH, 1932 MLH, Cameroon 1953 & 1961 MUH, Cocos $5 on 65¢ MUH, Croatia 1942 M/S both perf & imperf MLH (hinge stains) & Czech 1920 imperfs MLH. Also Egypt 1931 ovpts MLH & 1933 set MUH, 1948 Palestine ovpts MLH, China 1921 & 1928 to 90¢ MLH, 1937 FFCs (5) Hong Kong-San Francisco, Shanghai-Guam etc (vendor paid $390), France 1927 Air ovpts MLH, 1936 50f "banknote" Air MLH, 1938 50f Ader & 1940 surcharge MLH, 1954 to 1000f MUH & 1957 ditto (300f MLH plus 1997-2015 proofs with 34 different. Also Russia 1937 Aviation Day set & M/S MLH, 1949 Airs & all later sets, Monaco 1945 to 1000f MUH plus imperf blocks of 40f to 200f, Iceland 1928 ovpts, 1934 incl perf changes, New Caledonia 1933 MLH/(MLH) & New Guinea 1931 Huts ovpts to £1 MLH, ditto "dated" BOP ovpts MUH plus 1939 Bulolo to £1 MLH. Continues with Norway 1925 MLH, Japan 1929, SWA 1931 3d & 10d, 1937 pairs MLH, Spain 1926, 1927, 1929 MLH, 1931 set of 6 (+ imperf) MUH, 1944/45 MUH, Switzerland has all from 1941 to 2019 MUH/MLH & Yugoslavia 1951 Zefiz M/S CTO & 50d ovptd MUH. Please note absence of airships, as this is a "Heavier than Air" machine collection. Also, airmail issues which do not show aircraft in the design are excluded. Fine throughout & contains over 2,000 Hagners plus "Aircraft" catalogue. Would be very under-priced at an average of $5 per Hagner. (1000s)