LAOS, 1956, Buddha, complete set in two collective de luxe proof sheetlets, perforated and gummed. A Laotian rarity, only 15 printed. Michel No. 49-53. Scott No. 27-29, C20-C21. Est. 1,000 – 1,500 CHF (via Philasearch.com: 15. Harmers Auction SA – Los 9267-A12-1519)
LAOS, Airmail, 1954, Accession of King Sisavang-Vong, 50pi die proof, hand-coloured and signed by the artist. On reverse blue crown. Very rare, Very Fine. Michel No. 42. Scott No. C13. Est. 500 – 600 CHF (via Philasearch.com: 15. Harmers Auction SA – Los 9267-A12-1533)
LAOS, 1978-1982, collection of stamps and covers, neatly mounted on pages in one album, and well annotated (in German). Stamps include many sets both perf and imperf, also souvenir sheets, with much topical interest. The main value however is in the numerous postally used covers (express and registered) to Germany – in this period postally used examples of these issues are very scarce! A good lot for the collector of Asian material, generally F.-V.F. Est. 1,000 – 1,500 CHF (via Philasearch.com: 15. Harmers Auction SA – Los 9267-A12-1543)
Austria 1 Kr. chrome yellow, type III, with wide margins superb in every respect (choice copy) piece on gef. Printed matter with clear, complete single circle postmark Vienna, certificate with photograph Ferchenbauer.