U.S. and Worldwide Stamps; South America; Russia
January 13-14, 2010

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Lot #2257
GUATEMALA
1797 cover from "San Salvador" to Sonsonate (Salvador), marking in black (in use from 1797 to 1807), three small punch marks, fine. No rate markings apply as this is official usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #2258
GUATEMALA
1797 outer FL from "San Salvador" to Guatemala, marking in brown (in use from 1797 to 1807), wax seal partly removed from back, fine. No rate markings apply as this is official usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #2259
GUATEMALA
1802 (Spanish Rule) outer wrapper "Ciudad Real" (capital city of Chiapas) in brown, to the Captain General of the Kingdom of Guatemala, addressed to Field Marshal Antonio Gonzalez Mollinedo y Saravia (Captain General from 1802 to 1811, later Viceroy of Mexico), fine. Up to independence in 1821, handstamps are known from 15 different towns
Envelope
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2260
GUATEMALA
1811 (13.12) FL from Neva Guatemala to Veracruz, with "Viva F.VII/Guatemala" in red, also 2 1/2r rate for a single letter within Mexico, little ageing, otherwise fine. King Ferdinand VII of Spain ruled from 1814 to 1833 (he was prevented earlier by Napoleon from succeeding to the throne in 1808). The patriotic markings were in use from 1809 to 1814
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2261
GUATEMALA
1846 outer FL from Salama (double box) to Guatemala, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #2262
GUATEMALA
1852 FL from Solola to Guatemala, with "Franco" (scarce) and "Solola" handstamps, also "Corregimento de Solola" in oval, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #2263
GUATEMALA
1871 1c ocher, 5c bistre brown and 20c rose, imperf. blocks of 15, 5c and 20c with few hinged, balance n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box */**
Catalog #1-2a,4a
Catalog Value $595
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #2264
GUATEMALA
1871 1c ocher, imperforate sheet margin pane of 30, printed on both sides, margins touching at bottom, unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f., one of the largest known multiples, rare,
Box (*)
Catalog #1b
Catalog Value $2,250
Unsold
Lot #2265
GUATEMALA
1871 5c light bistre brown, lower let sheet corner margin pane of forty, pos.3 inverted (tete-beche), top row hinged, others n.h. but with slight gum disturbances, minor marginal faults, fine-v.f., apparently the largest recorded multiple of this issue
Box */**
Catalog #2,2b
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #2266
GUATEMALA
1871 5c light bistre brown, imperforate upper right sheet margin block of four, top stamps tete-beche, h.r., v.f. and rare, with 1980 PFC,
Box *
Catalog #2a,c
Catalog Value $2,635
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #2267
GUATEMALA
1871 5c light bistre brown, imperf. tete-beche horizontal pair, unused without gum, creased, otherwise fine and rare,
(*)
Catalog #2c
Catalog Value $2,600
Unsold
Lot #2268
GUATEMALA
1871 20c rose, used on buff cover to Gand, Belgium, with red "Correos de Guatemala Paquetes" 24 Jun 74 cds at upper left, "Panama Transit 28 Jy 1874" and boxed "Unpaid" hs, rated "21' (deci), with red London transit, "Angleterre Ouest" (28 Au) and Gand arrival pmks, cover toning and repairs, rare usage of Guatemala first issue, signed Calves
Envelope
Catalog #4
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #2269
GUATEMALA
1871 20c rose (defective), used on blue FL to New York, stamp tied by "1" in oval dots, with corresponding blue Guatemala July 5 (1872) double circle, "New York U.S. Notes 20" July 31 arrival pmk, filing folds, rare usage of Guatemala first issue, signed Calves
Envelope
Catalog #4
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2270
GUATEMALA
1871 20c blue, error of color, imperf. single, margins just in at top, unused without gum, also two perforated singles, h.r., minor faults, otherwise fine,
(*)*
Catalog #4b-c
Catalog Value $1,050
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2271
GUATEMALA
1875 1r blue (Liberty), diagonal right half, used as 1/2r on small mourning cover, tied by "9" in oval dots, with corresponding Correos de Mazatenango 14 Jul 1877 cds alongside, addressed to Quezalto, some toning, otherwise fine, signed Richter,
Envelope
Catalog #9a
Catalog Value $1,700
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #2272
GUATEMALA
1875 1r blue (Liberty), diagonal right half, used as 1/2r on small mourning cover, tied by blue oval dots, with corresponding Correos de San Felipe Nov 10 1878 postmark alongside, addressed to Guatemala City, cover tears, part of backflap missing and some toning,
Envelope
Catalog #9a
Catalog Value $1,700
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #2273
GUATEMALA
1878 Indian Woman, 1/2r-1p, set of four, imperf. sheet margin blocks of four, 1/2p unused, balance hinged, few natural gum creases mostly between the stamps, fine-v.f.
Box *
Catalog #11a-14a
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #2274
GUATEMALA
1878 Indian Woman, master die proof (designed and engraved by E.Mouchon) in black, without indication of value, v.f. and rare
P
Catalog #11P
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2275
GUATEMALA
1878 1/2r green (Indian Woman), two copies tied by "9" numeral bar pmks, with corresponding Correos De Mazatenango (13 Jun 79) departure pmks on cover (little reduced at left) to Retalhuleu, some peripheral toning, fine local usage, ex-Louis Cervera collection (last sold in 1993 for 5,000 Swiss Francs)
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #2276
GUATEMALA
1878 1/2c green (Indian Woman), cancelled by black star pmk on 1/2c stationery entire envelope, sent from Guatemala City (Apr.21, 1879) to Cuyotenango, endorsed "muestras sin valor (samples - no value), minor peripheral toning, fine example of interior double rate, stated to be only one known
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #2277
GUATEMALA
1878 1/2r green (Indian Woman), single tied by "9" numeral bar pmk, with corresponding Correos De Mazatenango (4 Apr 80) departure pmk on cover (little reduced at left) to Retalhuleu, fine local usage, signed Holcombe
Envelope
Catalog #11
Unsold
Lot #2278
GUATEMALA
1878 1/2r green (Indian Woman), single tied by Correos De Mazatenango (17 June 80) cds on cover (little reduced at right) to Retalhuleu, fine local usage, with departure and arrival docketing
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2279
GUATEMALA
1878 1/2r green (Indian Woman), single tied by blue "9" in bars numeral pmk on cover to Las Mercedes, with Correos De Mazatenango (2 Apr 81) departure pmk alongside, cover reduced at left, with arrival docketing
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2280
GUATEMALA
1878 1/2r green (Indian Woman), single tied by "7" in bars numeral pmk on cover to Guatemala City, with Correos De San Marcos (Mar 8 79) departure pmk at left, some cover mending, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #2281
GUATEMALA
1878 2r rose (Indian Woman), single tied by star pmk on cover the United States, with violet (June 10, 80) Guatemala departure alongside, charged 10 cents with the addition of 10c postage due, New York (July 1) and "Due 10 cents" pmks, fine
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2282
GUATEMALA
1878 2r rose (Indian Woman), single tied by two oval "18" in dots pmk on cover via California to London, faint Correos De Zacapa (4 July 79) and Guatemala City (7 July) on back, also red San Francisco transit and London (Au 5) arrival pmks, filing fold at right, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #2283
GUATEMALA
1878 2r rose (Indian Woman), horizontal pair (small faults) tied by two oval "18" in dots strikes on blue envelope, via Belize to London, "1/" due hs, faint Correos De Zacapa and Guatemala (12 Feb 78) departure pmks on back, also red London arrival (Ap 1), cover faults and refolded at top, wax seal removed, otherwise fine. The stamps were issued on Jan. 10th, with Feb.12th being earliest recorded usage
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #2284
GUATEMALA
1878 2r rose (Indian Woman), rounded lower right corner, filing fold, cancelled by black star on 2c stationery entire envelope, via Panama and Southampton to Paris, with red 15 Jan 1879 departure pmks alongside, French entry pmk and charged "19" (deci), with Paris (14 Feb) arrival pmk on back, fine foreign single rate from Guatemala to Paris, one of two such envelopes recorded
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #2285
GUATEMALA
1878 2r rose (Indian Woman), single tied by two oval "18" in dots pmk on cover via California to London, "5d" and "T" due hs, faint Correos De Zacapa (21 Mar 79) departure pmks, also Guatemala City (27 Mar) and London (May 3) arrival pmks on back, part of backflap missing, minor cover faults, fine example of a letter wrongly taxed 5d as a UPU letter in the American mails, ex-Toaspern and Cervera collections (last sold for 3,000 Swiss Francs in 1993)
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2286
GUATEMALA
1878 4r violet (Indian Woman), tied by black star pmk on outer FL from Guatemala City (July 14, 1881) to Madrid, red departure datestamp alongside, charged "50" in blue crayon, with "NY T" collected in New York, with red "M 1P" handstamped on arrival in Spain, with additional transit (Aug.3) and arrival (Aug.10) on back, minor toning at right of the stamp, otherwise fine, signed Holcombe (YT 13)
Envelope
Catalog #13
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #2287
GUATEMALA
1878 4r violet (Indian Woman), cancelled by black star pmk on buff cover (Mar 11, 1879) to France, departure cds and French entry (26 Apr) alongside, the latter just tying the stamp, charged "19" (deci), with Chalamont arrival pmk on back, various docketing notations at left, fine and rare cover (YT 13)
Envelope
Catalog #13
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #2288
GUATEMALA
1878 4r violet (Indian Woman), tied by oval "12" in dots on cover to Germany, with Correos De San Felipe (23 Oct 80) departure cds alongside, "T 1-10" hs and "No. 104" and "80" in blue crayon, October 28 (Guatemala City), London (Nov.9) transit and Perleberg (1.12) arrival pmks on back, tiny cover tear, fine and exceptional cover to Germany, signed Holcombe (YT 13)
Envelope
Catalog #13
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #2289
GUATEMALA
1878 4r violet (Indian Woman), tied by oval "18" in dots on cover, via California to London, with Correos De Zacapa (26 May 79) departure cds below, "NY T" hs and "2/100" in blue crayon, May 29 (Guatemala City), San Francisco (June 15), New York (June 24) transit and London (July 5) arrival pmks on back, overall ageing and minor cover tears, fine usage to England (YT 13)
Envelope
Catalog #13
Catalog Value €3,000
Unsold
Lot #2290
GUATEMALA
1881 5c on 1/2c (Indian Woman), cancelled by blue star pmk on cover to England, with Aug.14 1881 departure datestamp alongside, Bristol (Sep 13) arrival pmk on back, cover defects and filing creases, stated to be the earliest known date of this adhesive, ex-Cervera collection (last sold for 3,000 Swiss Francs in 1993)
Envelope
Catalog #18
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2291
GUATEMALA
1881 5c on 1/2c (Indian Woman), cancelled by blue dots pmk on cover to Paris, with Sep 14 1881 departure datestamp alongside, Paris 16 Oct. arrival in blue, fine
Envelope
Catalog #18
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2292
GUATEMALA
1881 10c on 1r (Quetzal), tied by "6" blue bar pmk on cover from Quetzaltenango (18 Oct 81) to Paris, with 29 November French entry pmk, violet Oct.17 Guatemala City transits, some toning and indication of cleaning above the stamp (possible another stamp removed), filing fold, otherwise fine, one of only three (!) covers recorded with this franking (no covers known with 1c on 1/4r and 20c on 2r)
Envelope
Catalog #19
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #2293
GUATEMALA
1871-1940 balance of the collection, with used and unused singles, multiples, varieties including inverted centers, double overprints, tete-beche pairs, color proofs, reprints, specimen overprints, also almost 500 covers with pre-philatelic items, postal stationery, destinations and much more, neatly written up on pages, condition varies, but mostly fine or better. A wonderful collection of Guatemala
Envelope (*)O
Price Realized
$29,000.00

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