Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueSCANDINAVIA
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Displaying 5 Lots in Category - SCANDINAVIA
Album with attractive cards from Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden, & a few covers, lots of postmark interest, condition variable but many are fine to very fine. Ex "Cartophile".
(Qty 150 approx)
DENMARK: Packet of mostly topographicals including some Undivided Backs & real photo types, many unused; Faeroes x4 including Beached Whales being Dismembered; and Iceland x21 mostly Mountains & Geysers plus 1929 National Costume with message in Esperanto; generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
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FINLAND: 1917 Anti-Bolshevik Uprising real photo cards of Tampere 1) Burnt-out Buildings & a Body in the Foreground, tonespots on the reverse; 2) Town Square with Dead Bolshevik; and 3) About Thirty Dead Bolsheviks, eye-witness comments on the reverse include "...There is no fear of any further trouble of this description in Finland" & "These photographs are very rare so you must keep them" otherwise unused. Outstanding socio-political history. Ex Keith Harrison.
NORWAY: Box with many Undivided Backs, some chromolithos including four with 'Use Mustad's Horsenails and Frostnails' Advertising on the address side, many real photo types, only a few of Christiania/Oslo, many of Bergen & Fjordland, a few of Lappland & Reindeer, good postal history/postmarks content including 1909 'FJORDENES POSTEXE/ A ' & 1912 'HARDANGER-SONDHORDLANDS POSTEKSP/ H ' cds, condition variable but generally fine to very fine with many unused. Ex Keith Harrison.
(Qty 160 approx)
SWEDEN: Box with numerous Undivided Backs including many of Regional Costumes, attractive topographicals including many real photo types, the flimsiest card in the entire collection!, etc, mostly unused but some postmark interest including TPOs, condition variable but generally fine to very fine & many are superb. Ex Keith Harrison.