Did anyone notice Lot 636 from Kelleher December 2021 Collection auction was offered again by Rumsey as Lot 2877?
636 Worldwide, Old School Exceptional Collection, 1840-1957. Collection of 18 well filled Scott Specialty and Schaubek albums
for European countries from start to around 1955. lncludes 10,000s of mint and used stamps from East and West Europe and
British areas, with colonies, except no British or French colonies. No great rarities but many countries go into variety, paper, and
color depth on home made pages. A plethora of individual stamps and sets from $25 into the $100s each. Strength is in 4 Schaubek
albums for the German areas, an album for Germany proper (East and West), an album of German states (which have to be examined), another with strong offices and colonies (50+ large yachts), plebiscites, and occupied territories, and an album with home
made pages with over 300 zummanadrucke. ltaly is exceptionally strong starting with ltalian States which also have to be examined
but include an unused Two Sicilies #18 ($975) with toned gum, regular issues appear complete mint or used except for about a
dozen stamps for the1930 to 1945 period mostly mint as well as the airmails with same used duplicates. Postage dues are complete
mint or used, and numerous Franchise stamps. This album also houses better than average colonies and territories. Portugal similarly has good earlies with additional pages for paper and perf varieties for the 1870-94 issues. All colonies are well represented from
Angola to Zambia which include Macao with #162-3 ($1000+). The rest of Europe continues in like fashion with many countries
supplemented with pages for early varieties to include Austria, Belgium, all Scandinavian countries, Switzerland among others.
Yes there is an album for Russa and areas and don't overlook the 4 margin Great Britain #1 and the 150 plated #33s or the album
with over 1500 Belgium city precancels. On a lot this large some mixed condition to include no gum should be expected especially
on the earlier issues., Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 176 lbs. (photo on web site) . Estimate $15,000 - 20,000
Kelleher Prices realized show $37,500
2877 /o Worldwide, Old-time Estate Collection, 1840-1957. An important intact estate comprised of more than 80 countries all neatly housed in 14 Scott Specialty albums and 4 Schaubek albums, includes many thousands of singles, sets and souvenir sheets in very well filled albums, often with parallel mint and used pages, Germany exceptional and features a comprehensive showing beginning with a Schaubek album of German States with many stamps into the 100's each, followed by Germany proper starting with the 1872 issue plus a showing of the scarce inflation issues used and much more, another Schaubek contains strong offices and colonies with dozens of the yachts, plebiscites and occupies territories, a final German album is an exceptional collection of zusammendrucke issues, collection was clearly a life's work as the collector also went beyond the printed album pages and created many hundreds of specialty pages to mount shades, perf varieties, imperforates, papers and more for many of his favorite countries, Italy well represented beginning with Italian States, a plethora of better issues from the first issue of 1862 up through the airmails and back of the book is noteworthy, also included in this Scott Specialty album is a decent showing of colonies and territories, Portugal has better early and later issues with extra pages for paper and perf varieties of the 1870-1894 issues, plus the colonies are represented from Angola to Zambia and we note Macao includes #162-163 ($1000+), additional countries include Great Britain (huge Scott value), Belgium (another favorite with many extras), Belgium, Congo, Austria, Albania, Andorra, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Crete, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, Gibraltar, Finland, DWI, Cuba, France, Turkey, Cilicia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, plus Antilles, Curacao, Surinam, Norway, Yugoslavia, Karelia, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Sweden, Switzerland, Danzig, San Marino, Serbia, Poland, Spain and Colonies, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Greece, wonderful Russia, Azerbaijan, Far Eastern Republic, Tannu Tuva, Ukraine, Fiume, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vatican; very few collections of this size and quality are available intact, an ideal lot for online sale by country or to breakdown into singles and sets, some mixed condition and no gum mainly on the early issues.
Estimate; $40,000 - 60,000.
Shown as unsold.