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

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Lot #2447
PERU
1857 1r (4) and 2r (5) in blue, red brown, yellow, green and dark brown, nine different on wove paper, with or without gum, one adhered on paper, few minor faults, mostly fine-v.f.,
*(*)
Catalog #1-2R
Catalog Value $450
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #2448
PERU
1857 2r black, imperf. plate proof adhered on card, fresh, v.f.
P
Catalog #2P
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #2449
PERU
1858 1d blue, selection of 18 used singles, variety of shades and cancellations, many better, all with large margins, occasional flaw possibly, mostly v.f.
O
Catalog #3
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #2450
PERU
1858 1d blue, vertical pair, tied by blue "Chincha" in dots on outer FL from Iles de Chincha to Lima, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #3
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #2451
PERU
1858 1d blue, horizontal pair, cancelled by black "Pasco" in dots on outer FL to Lima, filing folds and cover tears away from the stamps, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #3
Unsold
Lot #2452
PERU
1858 1d blue, vertical pair, tied by "Tacna" in dots on outer FL to Lima, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #3
Unsold
Lot #2453
PERU
1858 1d blue, horizontal pair, cancelled by blue "Cuzco" in dots on outer FL to Arequipa, filing folds away from the stamps, fine, signed Holcombe
Envelope
Catalog #3
Unsold
Lot #2454
PERU
1858 1d blue, vertical, tied by oval "Lima" in dots on FL to Islay, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #3
Unsold
Lot #2455
PERU
1858 1d blue, vertical pair, tied by blue "Areq" in dots on outer FL from Arequipa to Lima, filing folds away from the stamps, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #3
Unsold
Lot #2456
PERU
1858 1p rose red, cancelled by "On Concep" in round dots on outer FL from Concepcion to Lima, filing folds away from the stamps, v.f., signed Roumet (YT 3A)
Envelope
Catalog #4
Catalog Value €700
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2457
PERU
1858 1p rose red, cancelled by blue "Cuzco" in dots on outer FL to Arequipa, fresh and v.f. (YT 3A)
Envelope
Catalog #4
Catalog Value €700
Unsold
Lot #2458
PERU
1858 diagonal half of 1p rose red, tied by Lima in oval surrounded by dots on coverfront to Callao, corresponding Lima July 28, 1858 pmk, filing fold away from the stamps, fine. Stated to be the only known example of the 1 peseta bisected for the 1d short distance rate between Lima and Callo, ex-Magonette, Schatzkes and "Islander" collections (where it realized $3,737 including buyer's premium)
Catalog #4
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #2459
PERU
1858 1/2p rose red, black "Caxam" in dots cancel, full to clear margins all around, fine example of this error of color, with cert. (YT 3BA)
O
Catalog #5
Catalog Value $4,750
Unsold
Lot #2460
PERU
1858 diagonal half of Medio Peso used as Two Peseta on outer folded letter to Arequipa, tip of bisect slightly rounded, tied by "Puno" oval and negative stars handstamp, with December 16, 1859 origin date docketing, fine. Stated to be one of two recorded examples of the Medio Peso bisect (the other also postmarked at Puno, but in 1860), ex-"Islander" (where it realized $25,300 including buyer's premium), signed Bloch, with Roger Calves cert. A gem of Peruvian philately
Envelope
Catalog #6
Price Realized
$10,000.00

Lot #2461
PERU
1858 1/2 peso orange yellow, blue "Areq" in dots cancel, excellent color and margins, slight internal crease, otherwise v.f., signed Calves (YT 3B)
O
Catalog #6a
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2462
PERU
1858 1/2 peso orange yellow, black "Trux" in oval, surrounded by dots, v.f., signed Brun (YT 3B)
O
Catalog #6a
Unsold
Lot #2463
PERU
1858 1/2 peso orange yellow, large margins all around, tied by Lima in oval dots postmark on FL (20 Aug. 1858) to Arequipa, filing folds away from the stamp, fine and rare cover, with Brun cert. (YT 3B)
Envelope
Catalog #6a
Catalog Value €7,500
Unsold
Lot #2464
PERU
1858 1/2p orange yellow, vertical strip of five, all type E, large margins all around, slight wrinkles and creases, cancelled by three strikes of red "Hualg" (Hualgayoc) straight line on Judicial wrapper (part of back removed) addressed to the president of the Supreme Court in Trujillo, with corresponding oval coat of arms at lower left, fine. Stated to be the largest recorded franking of the Medio Peso on cover, with only pairs known on cover. An exceptional rarity from Peru, ex-Consul Weinberger and "Islander" collections (where it realized $46,000 including buyer's premium)
Envelope
Catalog #6a
Price Realized
$26,000.00

Lot #2465
PERU
1858 1/2p orange yellow, two singles, types C and E, large margins all around, used with 1p red, cancelled by two strikes of red "Hualg" (Hualgayoc) straight line on Judicial wrapper (part cut away, sealed tear and restored) addressed to the president of the Supreme Court in Trujillo, with corresponding oval coat of arms at lower left, docketed with April 6, 1859 date, fine and possibly unique combination franking of the 1858 Medio Peso and 1859 One Peseta (the franking is half of the postage of the preceding lot from the same correspondence. The Medio Peso was declared unnecessary by the decree of June 18, 1858, and the remainders were destroyed. Its usage on cover is quite rare), ex-Bustamante and "Islander" collections (where it realized $8,625 including buyer's premium)
Envelope
Catalog #6a,8
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #2466
PERU
1899 Universal Postal Union, 5s and 10s, also 1902 22c green, l.h., 10s with perf. defects at top, otherwise fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #158-159
Catalog Value $852
Unsold
Lot #2467
PERU
1899 Universal Postal Union, 10s blue green, small h.r., v.f.,
*
Catalog #159
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #2468
PERU
1907 Issue, cplt set, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #168-76
Catalog Value $493
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2469
PERU
1921 San Martin, 1c olive brown and red brown, center inverted, small h.r., fine,
*
Catalog #222a
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #2470
PERU
1949 issue, without overprint, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #YT 417-25var
Unsold

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