Deborah Friedman Collection of Colombian Airmail; U.S. & Worldwide Stamps
November 7, 2007 and November 13-15, 2007

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Lot #2187
ICELAND
1873 8sk brown, perf. 14x13 1/2, block of four, well centered, hinge reinforced at center, with gum skips affecting all four stamps, fresh and v.f. (Facit 3)
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Catalog #3
Catalog Value SEK 12,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2188
ICELAND
1873 3sk gray, perf. 12 1/2, perfectly centered, with neat "1" in concentric rings cancel, fresh and v.f. (Facit 5, catalogue value for top quality)
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Catalog #5
Catalog Value SEK 20,000
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #2189
ICELAND
1873 16sk yellow, perf. 12 1/2, block of four, bright color, l.h., fresh and fine, with 2003 Nielsen cert. (Facit 7)
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Catalog #7
Catalog Value SEK 4,500
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #2190
ICELAND
1876 5a blue, perf. 13, block of four, usual centering, fresh color, h.r., bottom stamps with light horizontal bend, otherwise fine and rare block, with 2002 Moller and 2003 Nielsen certs. (Facit 23)
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Catalog #8
Catalog Value SEK 30,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #2191
ICELAND
1876 10a violet carmine, block of four, well centered with nice perforations, fresh color, l.h., and v.f. example of this rare shade, signed "E.C.", with 2004 Moller cert ("in flawless condition"). (Facit 12a, catalogue value is for "top quality" block of four, without a premium for this rare shade)
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Catalog #11var
Catalog Value SEK 52,500
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #2192
ICELAND
1895 10a red carmine, perf. 14x131/2, thick paper, block of four, well centered, light hinge reinforcing perf. separations, otherwise v.f., with 2000 Moller and 2004 Nielsen certificates (without photo), stating "Pragtobject" (Facit 12d, catalogue value for a "top quality" block of four)
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Catalog #11var
Catalog Value SEK 52,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #2193
ICELAND
1876 16a brown, perf. 14x13 1/2, right sheet margin block of four, nice color, hinge reinforced or l.h., some selvage faults, left stamps well centered, fine-v.f. positional piece (Facit 13)
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Catalog #12
Catalog Value SEK 12,000
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2194
ICELAND
1876 20a pale violet, "blurred print", perf. 14x131/2, well centered, l.h., fresh and v.f., This stamp is from the First Printing. Later printings are much cleaner and brighter, with 1975 Nielsen and 2002 Moller certs (Facit 14a)
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Catalog #13var
Catalog Value SEK 9,500
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #2195
ICELAND
1876 40a green, perf.14x131/2, block of four, bright color, n.h., gum soak at bottom left, otherwise fine-v.f. (Facit 16)
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Catalog #14
Catalog Value SEK 11,000
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #2196
ICELAND
1882 3a orange brown, block of four, well centered, three stamps n.h., with natural gum skips, v.f., with 2003 Nielsen cert (Facit 8a, catalogue value does not include premium for block)
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Catalog #15var
Catalog Value SEK 10,800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2197
ICELAND
1896 3a orange, used on unsevered 5a postal reply card, paying the 8a post card rate from Reykjavik to Kolding, with Copenhagen transit and Kolding arrival on reverse, fine (Facit 8)
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Catalog #15
Catalog Value SEK 5,000
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #2198
ICELAND
1882 20a greenish blue, perf. 14x13 1/2, block of four, well centered fresh color, hinge remnant, few natural paper inclusions and one stamp thin, otherwise fine-v.f. (Facit 15c)
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Catalog #17
Catalog Value SEK 28,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #2199
ICELAND
1882 20a ultramarine, First Printing on thin paper, perf. 14x13 1/2, block of four, well centered with nice perforations, fresh color, hinge remnant, fine-v.f. multiple of this scarcer shade, with 1999 Moller and 2003 Nielsen certs (Facit15a)
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Catalog #17a
Catalog Value SEK 60,000
Price Realized
$3,750.00

Lot #2200
ICELAND
1882 20a gray blue, perf. 14x13 1/2, block of four, well centered with nice perforations, fresh color, hinge remnant, fine-v.f. multiple of this scarcer shade, with 1999 Moller and 2003 Nielsen certs (Facit 15b)
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Catalog #17var
Catalog Value SEK 38,000
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #2201
ICELAND
1882 40a red violet, perf.14x13 1/2, block of four, well centered with wide margins, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (Facit 17)
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Catalog #18
Catalog Value SEK 10,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2202
ICELAND
1882 40a violet, perf.14x13 1/2, thin paper, top right margin block of four, well centered, hinged in selvage, stamps n.h., fine-v.f., with 1986 Royal cert. (Facit 17a)
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Catalog #18var
Catalog Value SEK 16,500
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #2203
ICELAND
1892 50a blue and carmine, perf.14x13 1/2, block of four, well centered, h.r., fine-v.f. (Facit 18). The 50a and 100a were the first bicolor stamps of Iceland, and were issued in large part due to the demands of overseas collectors and dealers who desired higher denominated stamps
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Catalog #19
Catalog Value SEK 4,800
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2204
ICELAND
1892 100a brown and violet, perf.14x13 1/2, bottom margin block of four, well centered, n.h. and post office fresh, one stamp with natural inclusion, fine-v.f. (Facit 19)
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Catalog #20
Catalog Value SEK 9,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2205
ICELAND
1900 6a light gray, perf. 13, used on 5a blue postal stationary card to Munich, Germany (overpaying the 10a rate by 1a), tied by Reykjavik 3.7.00 cds, with Munich arrival (Jul.15), some soiling near the stamp, otherwise fine (Facit 25b)
Envelope
Catalog #25
Catalog Value SEK 10,000
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #2206
ICELAND
1902 20a dull blue, perf.13, on cover from Reykjavik to Nurnberg, Germany, tied by Reykjavik cds (22.4.92), with Edinburgh (May 3) transit and Nurnberg arrival (5.6), v.f., with 2000 Nielsen cert. (Facit 28b)
Envelope
Catalog #28
Catalog Value SEK 6,000
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #2207
ICELAND
1896 50a blue and carmine, perf.13, top left corner margin block of four, pos.1-2,11-12, centered to top as often, bright colors, n.h. and post office fresh, fine, with 2000 Moller cert. (Facit 31)
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Catalog #30
Catalog Value SEK 45,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #2208
ICELAND
1897 3a on 5a green, neat black cds, well centered, v.f., with 1993 Nielsen cert.,
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Catalog #33
Catalog Value $ 950
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2209
ICELAND
1897 (3a) on 5a green, se-tenant vertical pair, top stamp with small letters, bottom stamp with large letters, well centered, h.r., pencil signed on bottom stamp, v.f., with 1983 S. Kaiser cert. (Facit 37var)
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Catalog #33-33a
Catalog Value SEK 16,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #2210
ICELAND
1902-05 Christian IX, 3a-5kr, complete set in blocks of four, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f. (Facit 63-75; catalogue value does not include premium for blocks)
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Catalog #34-44B
Catalog Value SEK 22,000
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #2211
ICELAND
1903 registered cover from Stykkisholmur to Germany, franked with "I Gildi" 3a orange, small "3", black overprint, perf.13, and Christian 40a, tied by Stykkisholmur 9.12 cds and London transit, boxed Denmark "R" hs, with Reykjavik and Edinburgh transits on reverse, fine mixed franking, the 3a with small "3" is unpriced on cover in Facit, with 2004 Nielsen cert. (Facit 48,71)
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Catalog #42,49
Catalog Value SEK 1,500
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #2212
ICELAND
1902-03 "I Gildi", 5a green, perf.13, se-tenant block of twelve with red (top) and black (bottom) overprints, positions 45-50/55-60, well centered, beautiful color, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. ("pragtobject") and impressive multiple, perhaps one of the largest known, with 1994 Nielsen cert. (Facit 51v4; catalogue value for hinged pairs, without premium for n.h. or the block)
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Catalog #45,52
Catalog Value SEK 42,000
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #2213
ICELAND
1902-03 5a green, red overprint, perf. 13, without watermark variety, used, well centered, v.f., with 1966 Gronlund cert., listed but unpriced used (Facit 59v1)
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Catalog #45var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #2214
ICELAND
1902-03 "I Gildi", overprints inverted, with 3a (Large "3"), 4a, 5a, 6a, 16a and 40a, black overprints, perf.13, h.r. (40a with part original gum), fine-v.f., with Gronlund certs for the 5a and 6a (Facit 49-52,54,57v1)
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Catalog #50-53b,55,58a
Catalog Value SEK 13,950
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2215
ICELAND
1902-03 "I Gildi", 3a pale brown-orange, black overprint, perf. 14x13 1/2, h.r., with pencil notation on reverse, fine (Facit 38b)
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Catalog #63var
Catalog Value SEK 12,000
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #2216
ICELAND
1910 color ppc from Reykjavik (July 5) to Long Island City, NY, franked with 10a "Two Kings" and sent via Spitzbergen (Arctic Ocean), where special 5o green label was added and tied by violet "Spitzbergen Advent-Bay 9.Juli.1910" cds, fine and interesting combination (the Spitzbergen labels are usually found with Norwegian franking) from one of the few inhabited islands of the North Arctic (Facit 81)
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Catalog #76
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2217
ICELAND
1911-12 Sigurdsson and Frederik VIII, complete sets, blocks of four, n.h. and post office fresh (one low value single with a toned spot), v.f. (Facit 108-120)
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Catalog #86-98
Catalog Value SEK 30,800
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2218
ICELAND
1913-18 Two Kings", 1e-20a, perf.14x14 1/2, complete set in blocks of four, n.h. (1e and 3a l.h.), few natural gum skips and creases, otherwise fine-v.f. (Facit 91-97; catalogue value is for singles)
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Catalog #99-107
Catalog Value SEK 31,160
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #2219
ICELAND
1915 20a blue, block of four, two stamps hinged, others n.h., fine-v.f. (Facit 97)
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Catalog #107
Catalog Value SEK 19,200
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #2220
ICELAND
1920-22 Christian X, 1e-5kr, complete set in blocks of four n.h. except a few (5a olive green, 20a brown, 30a, 50a, 1k and 2k each with one stamp hinged, 5kr with slightly disturbed gum from adhesions, catalogued as hinged), post office fresh, fine-v.f. (Facit 124-144; catalogue value for singles, without premium for blocks)
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Catalog #108-128
Catalog Value SEK 83,735
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #2221
ICELAND
1922 declared value (300kr) cover from Saudarkrokur (Mar.3), forwarded to Denmark, franked with 4x1e (one with defective corner), 30a, and 20a on 25a vertical strip of five, Reykjavik and Vildburg transits on reverse, some cover faults, otherwise fine mixed franking, with 1999 Nielsen cert. (Facit 99,124,138)
Envelope
Catalog #108,122,132
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #2222
ICELAND
1921-25 20a on 25a brown and green, surcharge double, h.r., fine and rare error, listed but unpriced, with 2003 Nielsen cert. (Facit 99v1)
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Catalog #123var
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2223
ICELAND
1921-25 20a on 25a brown and green, surcharge double, partial cds and Danish Ship Mail cancel, well centered, few blunt perfs at bottom, still v.f., with 1979 Kaiser and 2002 Moller certificate stating "a most rare stamp, unknown as used according to Facit catalogue" (Facit 99v1)
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Catalog #123var
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2224
ICELAND
1921-25 20a on 25a brown and green, block of eight, lower left stamp with "a" or "aur" lower than "ur", n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (Facit 99v2)
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Catalog #123var
Catalog Value SEK 2,230
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #2225
ICELAND
1929 parcel receipt and value declaration, sent from Reykjavik to Copenhagen, franked with Christian 2kr horizontal pair and two 35a deep blue, tied by Reykjavik (Nov.20) cds, fine mixed franking (Facit 143,171)
Envelope
Catalog #127,147
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2226
ICELAND
1921-29 10k on 5kr brown and blue-gray, block of four, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f., with 2005 Moller cert. (Facit 107, catalogue value for singles)
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Catalog #142
Catalog Value SEK 32,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #2227
ICELAND
1930 20a rose red, double impression, h.r., v.f., only 120 known, with 1968 Gronlund cert. (Facit 178v)
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Catalog #157a
Catalog Value SEK 3,000
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #2228
ICELAND
1931-33 redrawn Christian X, 1e-10kr, complete set of 13, 10a,40a and 2kr hinged, balance n.h., fine-v.f. (Facit 145-157)
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Catalog #176-187
Catalog Value SEK 14,200
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2235
ICELAND
1898 5a brown, perf. 12 3/4, well centered, l.h., reperforated at right otherwise fine. This stamp is from the 5th printing, which was almost exclusively overprinted "I Gildi", and stamps without the overprint were not regularly issued and are extremely scarce. This stamp is listed but unpriced in Facit, Michel and AFA (it is mentioned in a footnote in Scott's following No.O11), with 1980 S.Kaiser and 1980 Nielsen certs. A major rarity from Iceland
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Catalog #O11var
Price Realized
$5,750.00

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