U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
July 10-11, 2007

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1521
1874 Prince Nicholas Issue, perf. 10 1/2, complete set, h.r., fresh and mostly fine,
Catalog #1-7
Catalog Value $ 595
Price Realized

Lot #1522
1893 (25 July) Issued for the Celebration of 400 years of Printing Art in Montenegro, 25n violet brown, perf. 13 1/4 (1879 second printing), overprinted "Proslava Stamparije 1493-1893" in black, fine used, with 1990 Velickovic cert. A rarity (perf. 13 1/2 is not recorded)
Catalog #Mi.14Ia
Price Realized

Lot #1523
1893-94 2n-25n, two sets of seven, also 1n-2f set of six, total of 20 different imperf. plate proofs on card, various colors, fresh and v.f., rare
Price Realized

Lot #1524
1916 Official Return stamps, two diff. with black inscriptions "Le Destinataire N'a Pu Etre Atteint" (orange) and "Retour a L'Envoyeur" (gray blue), each with "S.P du M." (Service Postal du Montenegro), both affixed on cover from Sarajevo to Plevlje, franking removed by censor ("Marke von der Zensur Abgelost" hs), with Military cachet and Petrograd censor on back, various defects, but extremely rare memento of the Balkan Front during WWI, illustrated in the Neues Handbuch der Briefmarken (1962)

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