U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History; July 15, 2015: The Confino Collection of United States
July 8-9, 2015

Auction Index

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Lot #1
United States Postmaster's Provisionals New York, NY
1845 5c black on bluish, double transfer ("big shift"), pos.2, margins all around, slight toning and minor bends, cancelled by red "Paid" handstamp on FL used in 1846 to Norwich, Ct., with additional "Paid" and red "New York 9 Dec 5Cts" cds alongside, fine, with 2013 PFC (catalogue value for stamp off cover $575)
Envelope
Catalog #9X1var
Unsold
Lot #2
United States 1847 Issue
1847 5c red brown, margins all around, irregular at top, tied by manuscript and red grid cancels on cover, with corresponding "Boston Dec. 3" cds alongside, fine, with 1982 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $ 625
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #3
United States 1847 Issue
1847 10c black, margins except just touching at bottom, minute flaws, looks unused
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Catalog #2
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #4
United States 1847 Issue
1847 10c black, full to clear margins all around, tiny toned spots at top center and at left, deep and sharp color, tied by blue Philadelphia cds on FL used in 1848 to Hopkinsville, Ky, filing folds away from the stamp, fine, with 2005 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $ 1,300
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #5
United States 1847 Issue
1847 10c black, ample margins to just in at left, incredibly fresh, tied by neat red square cancel on FL used in 1851 from New York to Cleveland, Jan. 11 New York pmk alongside, filing folds away from the stamp, fine,
Envelope
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #6
United States 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue
1875 10c black, plate proof on india, fresh and v.f.,
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Catalog #4P3
Catalog Value $ 250
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #7
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 (ca) large size Valentine cover with enclosure, postmarked "Texas Hill, Ca., Jan.30" and sent to New Hampshire, with blue oval "Paid" and manuscript "50c", some paper erosion and small defects, otherwise fine and scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #8
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type II, pos.67R4, black town and manuscript cancels, large margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, v.f., with 2006 PFC,
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Catalog #8
Catalog Value $ 2,250
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #9
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, vertical strip of three, black and red cancels, margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, few creases and top stamp with sealed tear, v.f. appearance
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Catalog #9
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #10
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, horizontal strip of three, black cds, margins clear at top, with part of adjoining stamp at right, few light creases, middle stamp with surface scrape, otherwise fine
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Catalog #9
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #11
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 3c orange brown, position 90Lli, margins all around including sheet margin at right, brilliant color, tied by bold blue grid, "Philadelphia Pa. Aug 15" cds on 1851 FL to New York, vertical file fold well away from stamp and markings, small piece out at top of cover, v.f. appearance, used during the first month that Plate 1 Intermediate was put into service,
Envelope
Catalog #10
Catalog Value $ 285
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #12
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c red brown, margins all around, v.f., tied by New Orleans (Nov 3, 1856) pmk on FL to France, red New York Nov.12 Br.Packet transit and various arrival pmks, small piece of address portion excised, otherwise v.f.,
Envelope
Catalog #12
Catalog Value $ 1,650
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #13
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type I, unused without gum, margins all around to just in at lower right, rich color, fresh paper, fine and affordable example of this rare unused stamp in sound condition, with 1979 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #13
Catalog Value $ 8,500
Price Realized
$1,650.00

Lot #14
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type I, margins all around, including small part of adjoining stamp at upper left, tied by black grids on cover from California to Washington, D.C., some closed backflap tears, otherwise fine,
Envelope
Catalog #13
Catalog Value $ 1,050
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #15
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type IV, pos.76L1 (recut at bottom), ample margins, close but clear all around, cancelled by black straight line "Paid" handstamp, used on cover (part of backflap missing) from Dixfield, Maine to California, with corresponding departure (Oct 3) pmk alongside, minor cover wear, fine example of this rare position on cover, with 2004 PSE cert. (catalogue value is without premium for recut)
Envelope
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $ 2,050
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #16
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 12c black, horizontal pair, margins all around, tied by New Orleans cds on small piece, v.f.,
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Catalog #17
Catalog Value $ 575
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #17
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 (June 19) small cover (with four page letter) from Philadelphia to Paris, sent via Baltimore and red New York, with blue and red departure pmks, French entry 3 July, re-addressed to Geneva, with John Munroe & Co. forwarding agent's cachet, "35cs" due handstamp and Geneva 4 July arrival pmk, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #18
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, type IIIa, unused with full original gum, l.h., usual centering for this tight margined issue, fine, with 2005 PFC,
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Catalog #22
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #19
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, type IV, recut at top and bottom, unused with original gum, well centered and clearly showing all details of the design. A fresh and fine example of this scarce mint stamp, with 2002 PFC,
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Catalog #23
Catalog Value $ 10,000
Price Realized
$4,000.00

Lot #20
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 5c bright red brown, vertical strip of three, used in 1858 on FL from New Orleans to France, red New York (Aug 4) Paid and framed "PD," transit and arrival pmks, fresh and fine cover, with 2012 PFC stating "light diagonal crease at bottom left" (catalogue value for used singles, unpriced as a strip of three, or used on cover)
Envelope
Catalog #28b
Catalog Value $ 7,200
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #21
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 5c brown, bright shade, horizontal pair, New Orleans cds, small scissors-cut at lower left, otherwise fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #29
Catalog Value $ 850
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #22
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 5c brown, type II, rich color, h.r., fine, with 2000 PFC,
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Catalog #30A
Catalog Value $ 2,200
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #23
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 embossed Ladies cover franked with 10c green, type I, barely tied by black grids, addressed to St. John's, N.B., with faint red New York pmk alongside, also another in black, with "St. John Sept 4, 58" arrival pmk, some insignificant toning, otherwise fine and rare cover to Canada
Envelope
Catalog #31
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #24
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 10c green, type V, horizontal pair, unused with full original gum, n.h. and post office fresh, left stamp minor gum adhesions, v.f., with 2015 PFC stating "right stamp never hinged, left stamp previously hinged" (catalogue value for hinged)
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Catalog #35
Catalog Value $ 450
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #25
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 24c gray lilac, usual centering (small perf. flaws), tied by red New York Exchange pmk on cover (opened for display) to England, "per Steamer New York" endorsement at top, with red London July 22, 1861 arrival cds, various notations and docketing including manuscript "Sandwich Islands Hilo" (Hawaii) at left, from where it probably originated, fine and well traveled cover, very scarce usage, with 2004 PSE cert.
Envelope
Catalog #37
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #26
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 30c orange, unused with original gum, l.h., well centered and bright color, tiny tear and diagonal crease, otherwise a fine example of this rare mint stamp, with 2004 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #38
Catalog Value $ 2,150
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #27
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 90c large die trial color proof in black, showing full die sinkage, v.f. and scarce,
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Catalog #39TC
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #28
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 10c Indian, four sheetlets of four in blue, gray black, carmine and violet, v.f. and beautiful group
Box E
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #29
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 Washington vignette in purple, "Specimen" and "Postage" inscriptions, imperf. pane of 25 with gum, n.h., v.f.
Box E
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #30
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 illustrated ("The Strong Arm of the North") cover from Sandusky, Ohio May 20, 1862 to Germany, via New York where "New York Brem Pk" May 24 cancel was applied, endorsed "uber Bremen", with blue "Amerika uber Bremen 6 1/2", also charged "6 1/2" in blue crayon, black "15", plus transit and arrival pmks, overall toning and age spots, scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #31
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 cover franked with 3c red brown, used from Delaware City to Lexington, Ky, oval "Prisoner's letter / Examined Fort Delaware, Del" handstamp, usual cover defects, otherwise fine Prisoner of War item
Envelope
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #32
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 cover to North Carolina, endorsed "for flag of truce", from "Wilkens P.Loval, Lt, 55 N.C. Regt, Prisoner", with oval "Prisoner's Letter Examined TOC Johnson's Island, O" handstamp, stamp removed (by censor), with "Due 10" handstamp, fine and scarce Confederate POW item
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #33
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 1c blue, 2c black and 3c red brown, tied by Owego N.Y. cds on a buff cover to Roxbury, Mass, v.f. and pleasant three color franking
Envelope
Catalog #63,65,73
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #34
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 3c pink, bright color, h.r., slightly rounded corner at upper left, otherwise fine and scarce unused stamp, with 2000 PSE cert.,
*
Catalog #64
Catalog Value $ 14,000
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #35
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 3c lake, deep rich color, h.r., fine, with 2002 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #66TC
Catalog Value $ 2,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #36
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c buff, red grid cancel, rich color, fresh and fine stamp, with 2001 PFC,
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Catalog #67
Catalog Value $ 960
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #37
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c brown, 10c green and 30c orange (correct 45c rate) tied by black grid cancels on cover sent via Southampton to Shanghai, China (correct 45c rate), with red New York British Packet and "London Sept 17, 63 Paid" (tying two stamps) transit, "1d" handstamp, manuscript "24" due in magenta, with blue Hong Kong transit and black Shanghai arrival on reverse, fine three-color franking to China
Envelope
Catalog #68,71,76
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #38
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, C.Grill, unused with small part original gum, several soaks in the grill, usual centering and perforations, fine and rare unused stamp, with 2006 PFC,
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Catalog #83
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #39
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, D. Grill, black segmented cork cancel, well centered, fresh and fine, with 1995 PFC,
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Catalog #85
Catalog Value $ 1,050
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #40
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 2c black, Z.Grill, unused with original gum, h.r., sharp impression, usual centering, fresh sound example of this extremely rare unused stamp, with 1994 PFC and 2001 PSE certificates,
*
Catalog #85B
Catalog Value $ 17,500
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #41
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 2c black, Z.Grill, part original gum, usual centering, toned perf. at bottom right, fine appearance, with 2006 PFC,
*
Catalog #85B
Catalog Value $ 17,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #42
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, Z.Grill, black grid cancel, usual centering, fine, with 1989 PFC,
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Catalog #85C
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #43
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, E. Grill, unused without gum, centered to top, fresh color, fine, with 1972 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #90
Catalog Value $ 1,900
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #44
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, F. Grill, original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful color, well centered for this difficult issue, fresh and v.f., with 1995 PFC,
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Catalog #97
Catalog Value $ 3,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #45
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 30c orange, F. Grill, bright color, unused without gum, fresh and fine, with 1994 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #100
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #46
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 30c orange, F. Grill, unused (regummed), bright color, fine, with 2004 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #100
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #47
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 30c orange, F. Grill, black cork cancel, well centered, fresh and v.f., with 2002 PFC,
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Catalog #100
Catalog Value $ 950
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #48
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 30c orange, F. Grill, black cork cancel, also red arrival pmk, bright color, well centered, fine, with 1999 PFC,
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Catalog #100
Catalog Value $ 950
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #49
United States 1875 Re-Issue of the 1861-66 Issue
1875 10c green, unused with original gum, h.r., fresh color, fine, only 451 issued, with 2001 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #106
Catalog Value $ 3,300
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #50
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c brown and blue, type I, black cork cancel, well centered, v.f.,
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Catalog #118
Catalog Value $ 850
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #51
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 90c Washington, six imperforate plate essays on stamp paper, in different colors (five issued colors plus additional shade), fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #122-E2b
Catalog Value $ 1,650
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #52
United States 1875 Re-Issue of the 1869 Pictorials
1875 30c ultramarine and carmine, well centered, bright color, h.r., v.f., only 1,535 issued, with 1975 PFC,
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Catalog #131
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #53
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 2c red brown, well centered, rich color, l.h., fresh and v.f., with 1988 and 2005 PFCs,
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Catalog #135
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #54
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 6c carmine, well centered, clear and well defined grill, bold negative "I" cancel, rich color, v.f., with 2001 PFC,
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Catalog #137
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #55
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 30c black, black cancel, usual centering, rich color, fine, with 2004 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #143
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #56
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 90c carmine, black cork cancel, bright color, fresh and fine, with 1988 PFC,
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Catalog #144
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #57
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1872 cover franked with 2c, 12c and 30c Banknotes, tied by black cancels, sent to Ahmedinggen, with red New York and London transits, red "36" and "2" crayon markings, oval "Sea Post Office" and red arrival (3.Jan.73) on reverse, some light edge creases and a small erosion spot, otherwise a fine cover to India, from the Rev. Bissell correspondence (of Reverend Lemuel Bissell - a missionary who arrived in India in 1851), with 2004 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #146,151,154
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #58
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1882 6c deep red brown, well centered, n.h., v.f., with 2005 PSE certificate,
**
Catalog #208a
Catalog Value $ 1,600
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #59
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue
1893 6c purple, bottom margin plate no. and imprint block of eight, n.h. and post office fresh, perf. strengthening along the horizontal perforations, still fine and affordable plate block,
Box **
Catalog #235
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #60
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue
1893 6c purple, bottom margin plate no. and imprint block of eight, well centered, rich color, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #235
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #61
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue
1893 50c slate blue, well centered, rich color, l.h., v.f., with 2005 PFC,
*
Catalog #240
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #62
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue
1893 50c slate blue, well centered, rich color, l.h., v.f., with 2005 PFC,
*
Catalog #240
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #63
United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues
1894 8c violet brown, large, even margins all around, brilliant color, n.h., v.f., with 1995 clear PFC and 2007 PSE (graded XF 90) certificates, also 2015 PSE cert (graded VF 80), stating "never hinged, with a tiny perf. tear at top"
**
Catalog #257
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #64
United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues
1894 $1 black, type II, well centered, h.r., fresh and v.f., with 1998 PFC,
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Catalog #261A
Catalog Value $ 2,100
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #65
United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues
1894 $1 black, type II, well centered, l.h., fresh and v.f., with 2005 PSE cert.,
*
Catalog #261A
Catalog Value $ 2,100
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #66
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 8c violet brown, top margin plate no. and imprint block of six, selvage slightly reduced at top, three stamps hinged, balance n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #289
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #67
United States 1901 Pan-American Exposition Issue
1901 1c-10c complete set of six small die proofs on gray cards from the " Roosevelt" album, fresh and v.f., only 85 prepared,
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Catalog #294-99P2
Catalog Value $ 3,450
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #68
United States 1901 Pan-American Exposition Issue
1901 5c ultramarine and black, top margin plate no. block of six, fresh color, two stamps hinged, balance n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #297
Catalog Value $ 2,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #69
United States 1901 Pan-American Exposition Issue
1901 8c brown violet and black, top margin plate no. block of six, bright color, h.r., fine-v.f., rare plate block,
Box *
Catalog #298
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #70
United States 1908 Coil Stamps
1908 5c blue, vertical coil pair, deep rich color, original gum which has been only lightly hinged, v.f. example of this rare pair, less than 80 known, with 1954 and 2003 PFCs,
*
Catalog #317
Catalog Value $ 15,000
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #71
United States 1908 Coil Stamps
1908 1c blue green, horizontal coil pair, well centered, rich color, h.r., v.f. example of this rarity, apparently only 80 genuine pairs were certified by the Philatelic Foundation, with 1986 PFC,
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Catalog #318
Catalog Value $ 11,000
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #72
United States 1908 Coil Stamps
1908 2c carmine, horizontal coil pair, bright color, full original gum which has only been lightly hinged, some slight perf. separations at bottom, still a fresh and fine example of this rare coil, of which less than 175 pairs are believed to exist, with 1988 and 2006 PFCs,
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Catalog #322
Catalog Value $ 17,500
Price Realized
$6,250.00

Lot #73
United States 1908 Coil Stamps
1908 1c green, vertical guide-line pair, bright color, n.h., v.f., with 2004 PSE cert.,
**
Catalog #348
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #74
United States 1908 Coil Stamps
1908 4c orange brown, vertical guide line pair, well centered, rich color, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f., with 1999 PFC (stating never hinged) and 2015 PFC ("previously hinged at right"), we do not see any hinging, stamps offered as never hinged,
**
Catalog #350
Catalog Value $ 2,600
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #75
United States 1908 Coil Stamps
1908 4c orange brown, guide line pair, l.h., fresh and v.f., with 1987 PFC,
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Catalog #354
Catalog Value $ 1,400
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #76
United States 1909 Bluish Paper
1909 Bluish Paper, 2c Lincoln, right margin plate no. block of six, near perfect centering, bright color, h.r., v.f., a rare plate block,
Box *
Catalog #369
Catalog Value $ 2,750
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #77
United States 1909-13 Issues
1910 1c green, vertical guide line pair, well centered, n.h., fresh and v.f., with 1995 PFC,
**
Catalog #385
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #78
United States 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Exposition
1914 2c carmine, perf. 10, bottom margin plate no. block of six, h.r., bright color, top right stamp defective, fine appearance,
Box *
Catalog #402
Catalog Value $ 1,950
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #79
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 1c green, bottom sheet corner margin block of six, spectacular fold-over with partial printing on back, partially printed on gum
Box *
Catalog #424var
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #80
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 4c brown, horizontal guide line pair, well centered with wide margins, fresh color, l.h., v.f., with 2003 PFC,
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Catalog #446
Catalog Value $ 700
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #81
United States 1917-29 Issues
1917 5c rose, single error in 2c pane of 100, fresh color, few stamps hinged or slight gum disturbances away from the error which is n.h. (as well as the surrounding stamps), fine-v.f.
Box */**
Catalog #505
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #82
United States 1917-29 Issues
1918 1c gray green, bottom sheet margin plate no. block of six, imperf. at bottom, n.h., few heavy natural gum wrinkles, otherwise fine
Box **
Catalog #525var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #83
United States 1917-29 Issues
1918 3c violet, upper right sheet corner margin block of six, errant perfs, unusual item
Box **
Catalog #529var
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #84
United States 1917-29 Issues
1926 White Plains souv. sheet, well centered, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #630
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #85
United States 1917-29 Issues
1926 White Plains souv. sheet, n.h., fresh and v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #630
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #86
United States 1917-29 Issues
1926 White Plains souv. sheet, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #630
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #87
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Kansas, 1c-10c, complete set of plate no. blocks of four, hinged, fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #658-668
Catalog Value $ 2,665
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #88
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Nebraska, 1c-5c plate no. blocks of four, 1c and 2c hinged, balance n.h., 1 1/2c and 3c with marginal defects, 4c with ink offsets, balance fine-v.f.,
Box */**
Catalog #669-675
Catalog Value $ 1,400
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #89
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Nebraska, 9c light rose, top right margin plate no. block of four, fresh color, n.h., fine,
Box **
Catalog #678
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #90
United States 1917-29 Issues
1929 Nebraska, 10c orange yellow, top left margin plate no. block of four, fresh color, n.h., fine,
Box **
Catalog #679
Catalog Value $ 925
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #91
United States Modern Issues
1982 2c Stravinsky, block of four with dramatic perf. shift resulting in top stamps with "text at bottom," bottom stamps text completely omitted, n.h., v.f. and striking error
Box **
Catalog #1845var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #92
United States - Air Post
1918 6c orange, horizontal line block of four, n.h. and post office fresh, some natural gum skips and wrinkles at top, v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C1
Catalog Value $ 480
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #93
United States - Air Post
1918 16c and 24c used on legal size "Aerial League of America" First Trip covers (May 15 and July 15), each with appropriate markings and accompanied by the Club letter, some tape stains and cover defects, otherwise fine, scarce,
Envelope
Catalog #C2,3
Catalog Value $ 1,550
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #94
United States - Air Post
1923 cover franked with 24c carmine and flown in 1925 from New York to San Francisco, re-used and re-franked with 8c green, v.f. and unusual cover
Envelope
Catalog #C4,6
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #95
United States - Air Post
1930 65c-$2.60 Zeppelin, set of three, used on separate (April 19) Washington D.C. First Day Covers, first one with minor cover faults (stamp v.f.), fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #96
United States - Air Post
1930 Zeppelin, set of three, well centered and v.f., 65c and $1.30 used on card "this article made the complete round trip via Graf Zeppelin" to Germany and back to New York, $2.60 on cover
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #97
United States - Air Post Air Post Semi-Officials
1877 Buffalo Balloon, 5c deep blue, unused without gum, margins all around, with positional plate flaw, v.f. example of the world's first airmail stamp, which was privately issued by John F.B. Lillard, a Nashville reporter, for use on covers carried on a balloon flight which began in Nashville and landed at Gallantin, TN, on June 18, 1877. Lillard reported that 300 were printed and 23 were used,
(*)
Catalog #CL1
Catalog Value $ 7,500
Price Realized
$4,250.00

Lot #98
United States - Special Delivery
1902 10c ultramarine, n.h., v.f., with 2013 PSE cert.,
**
Catalog #E6
Catalog Value $ 525
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #99
United States - Newspaper Stamps
1879 36c red, rich color, h.r., fine, with 2006 PFC,
*
Catalog #PR65
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #100
United States - Parcel Post
1913 75c carmine rose, bottom margin block of four with plate number, top stamps l.h., bottom stamps n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogue value for singles)
Box */**
Catalog #Q11
Catalog Value $ 570
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #101
United States - Locals
1842 United States City Despatch Post, 3c black on blue, margins all around, v.f., cancelled by octagonal red "US" pmk (not tied) on pre-printed FL datelined 1842, with red "U.S. City Despatch Post Oct 7 9 O'clock" datestamp alongside, addressed to South Broadway, cover stained at right, with 2013 PFC (stamp off cover catalogues $750),
Envelope
Catalog #6LB3
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #102
United States - Locals
1846 D.O. Blood and Company, 2c black, uncancelled single used in 1847 on complete FL to New York, with red straight line "Philada Rail Road" handstamp (struck twice) alongside, indistinct rate marking at top, fine, with 2013 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #15L8
Catalog Value $ 500
Unsold
Lot #103
United States - Locals
1842 City Dispatch Post, 3c black on grayish paper, full margins all around including sheet margin at left, small h.r., v.f., with 1993 PFC,
*
Catalog #40L1
Catalog Value $ 375
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #104
United States - Locals
1842 City Dispatch Post, 3c black on grayish paper, lower left corner horizontal pair, margins all around, heavy h.r., v.f., pencil signed on reverse,
*
Catalog #40L1
Catalog Value $ 850
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #105
United States - Locals
1858 Hussey's Post, New York, N.Y., 1c black, complete sheet of 46, one row of six sideways at bottom, unused without gum as issued, v.f., with 2010 PFC
Box (*)
Catalog #87L6
Unsold
Lot #106
United States - Locals
1858 Hussey's Post, New York, N.Y., 1c rose red, complete sheet of 46, one row of six sideways at bottom, unused without gum as issued, v.f., with 2010 PFC,
Box (*)
Catalog #87L7
Catalog Value $ 350
Unsold
Lot #107
United States - Locals
1880 Hussey's Express Special Message, single on pre-printed, addressed cover (46 Pine Street, New York City), straight-line purple handstamp tying the stamp, fine, with 2013 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #87L73
Catalog Value $ 250
Unsold
Lot #108
United States - Locals
1849 Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c red, complete sheet of 25, Stone IV, with "hand applied" gum, fine-v.f., with 2010 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #136L4
Catalog Value $ 600
Unsold
Lot #109
United States - Locals
1849 Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c red, complete sheet of 25, Stone II, never hinged, fine-v.f., fine-v.f., with 2010 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #136L4var
Catalog Value $ 600
Unsold
Lot #110
United States - Locals
1849 Swarts' City Dispatch Post, 1c red, single tied by oval "Swart's Post Office Chatham Square" cancel on cover addressed to Park Place, with octagonal "Paid/Swarts" alongside, fine, with 2013 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #136L9
Catalog Value $ 350
Unsold
Lot #111
United States - Revenues
1862 $20 Probate of Will, imperforate single, manuscript cancel, full to clear margins all around, fine, with 2005 PSE cert.,
O
Catalog #R99a
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #112
United States - Revenues
1864 $200 U.S. Internal Revenue, imperf. single, lightened manuscript cancel (looks unused), full to large margins all around, v.f., with 2004 PSE cert.,
O
Catalog #R102a
Catalog Value $ 3,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #113
United States - Revenues Revenue Stamped Paper
1873 2c orange, revenue stamped paper with inverted imprint, used on a National Webster Bank Dividend No.65 for $60 dated December 1, 1873, with Treasurer signature and manuscript "99" on front, unfolded, with usual punch hole, fine, with 2009 APS certificate. A rare item, less than 25 known
O
Catalog #RND1c
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #114
United States - Revenues Private Die and Proprietary
1867 Wm. E Clarke, 3c Hunt's Remedy, Wm. E. Clarke, Providence, R.I., large die proof in black, die sunk on full size card, little edge toning on back, otherwise v.f., rare
P
Catalog #RS56P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #115
United States - Revenues Private Die and Proprietary
1867 3c Hunt's Remedy, Wm. E. Clarke, Providence, R.I., large die proof in black, v.f.
P
Catalog #RS56P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #116
United States - Revenues Private Die and Proprietary
1867 3c Hunt's Remedy, Wm. E. Clarke, Providence, R.I., large die proof in blue, die No. C.355, little thinning, otherwise v.f.
P
Catalog #RS56P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #117
United States - American Banknote Co. Proofs
1930s American Bank Note Co. uncut die proof sheetlet indicating color chart, wonderful colors, fresh and v.f.
P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #118
United States - American Banknote Co. Proofs
1930s American Bank Note Co. uncut die proof sheetlet indicating color chart, wonderful colors (red, with blue), fresh and v.f.
P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #119
United States - American Banknote Co. Proofs
1930s American Bank Note Co. two diff. uncut die proof sheetlets indicating color charts, wonderful colors (purple, with red and "sub brown" with red), fresh and v.f.
P
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #120
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1912 25c unexploded booklet, containing four 2x panes of six, n.h., but with usual dried gum, few natural wrinkles, fine-v.f. (catalogue value for four booklet panes)
Booklet
Catalog #39c
Catalog Value $ 2,200
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #121
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1912-16 2c vermilion and black, overprint reading down, center inverted, barest trace of a hinge, unusually fresh and fine,
*
Catalog #39e
Catalog Value $ 650
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #122
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE Air Post Officials
1941 "Panama Canal" 17mm long, complete set in blocks of four, cancelled to order, mostly v.f., rare,
Box
Catalog #CO8-12
Catalog Value $ 5,050
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #123
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE Air Post Officials
1947 6c yellow brown, overprint inverted, fine used, signed Kessler. A rare stamp, only 50 printed,
O
Catalog #CO14a
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #124
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE Postage Dues
1914 1c-10c, set of three, usual dried gum, 1c reperforated, 10c with inclusion, otherwise fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #J1-3
Catalog Value $ 1,335
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #125
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS PHILIPPINES
1901 $5 green, usual dried gum, well centered, fresh and v.f.,
*
Catalog #225
Catalog Value $ 650
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #126
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS PHILIPPINES Flight Covers
1932 (29 Sep) Von Gronau Round-the-World flight, legal size envelope addressed to Java, franked with the specially issued overprints, appropriate cachets and Surabaya arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #C29-32
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #127
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
This lot has been withdrawn")
Unsold
Lot #128
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
1812 NAPOLEON, Bonaparte (1769-1821), Emperor of France, one page letter to the Minister of War (dictated to Baron Faure, Napoleon's Secretary), dated 12 June, 1812 at Konigsberg, signed "NAP", fine. On 23rd June, 1812, Napoleon invaded Russia
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #129
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
1905 NICHOLAS II (1868-1918), Last Tsar of Russia (1894-1917), partly printed document in Cyrillic, one page certificate, awarding St. Anna Order 2nd degree with Sword, to Alexey Dobotvorsky, 1st Siberian Army Corps, Reserve Manchurian Army, 1905, signed "Nicolay", fine Imperial autograph, great Russo-Japanese War item
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #130
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
1684 PETER the Great, Peter I (Piotr Alexeyevich Romanov 1672-1725, Russian czar in the late 17th century, best known for his extensive reforms in an attempt to establish Russia as a great nation, ruled the Russian Empire from 1682 until his death), a large single page letter (text on both sides), probably a military commission, written in old Slavonic and signed "Petr" in the right margin. Also included an etching of Peter, plus an old map of Russia. A rarity
Unsold
Lot #131
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
1932 ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. (1882-1945, the only U.S. president to be elected four times. He led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II), 1932 typewritten judicial proposal, rejected by Roosevelt, still as governor of New York, with gold seal of the state affixed alongside, countersigned by the secretary, v.f.
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #132
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. (1882-1945), U.S. President, 1929 typewritten judicial proposal, rejected by Roosevelt as governor of New York, with gold seal of the state affixed alongside, countersigned by the secretary, v.f.
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #133
AUTOGRAPHS OF FAMOUS PEOPLE
1796 WASHINGTON, George (1732-1799, U.S. President, General, leader of the Continental Army in the American Revolution, and the first to become U.S. president), signed ship's letter (15 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, framed), text in three languages (English, French and Dutch), certifying the peaceful and legitimate voyage of the ship "Commerce" of Boston, carrying a cargo of rice and indigo, from Charleston, South Carolina to Falmouth, Massachusetts; signed and dated (5 February 1796) by Washington as President, also by Edmund Randolph, Secretary of State, other signatures of the port of Charleston authorities, notarized; printed on paper, completed by pen, with white embossed wafer seals of the United States and South Carolina, some intersecting folds and paper separations (partly mended on back), folds through the president's signature, still fine-v.f., strong presentation of Washington's signature  
Price Realized
$13,500.00

Lot #134
AFGHANISTAN
1928 10c chocolate, pane of 20 (4x5), variety imperforate vertically, n.h., marginal perf. separations, fine
Box **
Catalog #240var
Unsold
Lot #135
ALBANIA
1913 2 1/2p violet brown, small h.r., well centered, fresh and v.f., with 2015 Sismondo cert.,
*
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $ 750
Unsold
Lot #136
ALBANIA
1913 10pa blue green, n.h., usual perforations, fine, with 2015 Sismondo cert. (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #5
Catalog Value $ 350
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #137
ALBANIA
1913 20pa carmine rose, used on piece, Vlone cds, well centered, v.f., with 2015 Sismondo cert.,
O
Catalog #6
Unsold
Lot #138
ALBANIA
1913 2pi black violet, small h.r., well centered, usual perforations, v.f., with 2015 Sismondo cert.,
*
Catalog #8
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #139
ALBANIA Revenue Stamps
1947 Red Cross. 1L red and light blue, 14 copies, with three singles, strip of three and two blocks of four, four stamps imperf. At left, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Mi.1
Catalog Value €4,200
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #140
ALBANIA Albanian Locals - Elbasan Postal Stationery
1919 Ministry of Post handstamp with eagle, entire stationery envelope, 1 Grosh red, with black handstamp, unused, v.f., rare. Out of the ca 500 printed, only a few intact entires survive (many were used or cut square),
Envelope
Catalog #Mi.U1
Catalog Value €5,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #141
ALBANIA Albanian Locals - Central Albania (Essad Post) Postage Dues
1915 10q and 50q Skanderbeg Issue, overprinted in red or black, handstamped "T", blocks of four, n.h., perf. separations, otherwise fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #Mi.6,7
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #142
ALBANIA Albanian Locals - Shkodra
1915 5 Para on 2q red brown, yellow (red overprint), block of six, surcharge shifted to bottom, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #Mi.1a
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #143
ANGOLA
1951 Birds, sheet margin blocks of four, missing 4ag, otherwise complete, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f.
Box **
Catalog #333-343,345-356
Unsold
Lot #144
ARGENTINA
1804 (4 Dec) letter from Madrid, sent via La Coruna to Montevideo and Buenos Aires, with red Espana straight line handstamp indicating a letter from Spain, received in the Rio De La Plata territory (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay)
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #145
ARGENTINA
1864-72 Rivadavia Issue, 5c, 10c and 15c reimpressions in black (made in 1964 from the original plates by A. Liechtenstein), blocks of four, v.f.
Box P
Catalog #14-16P
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #146
ARGENTINA
1899 Liberty, 5p orange & black, center inverted, usual, evenly toned original gum, h.r., well centered for this difficult stamp, signed Rosalia etc., with 2002 APS certificate. Only 50 printed,
*
Catalog #140a
Catalog Value $ 2,750
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #147
ARGENTINA
1917 San Martin, 20p dull blue & claret, center inverted, bottom left corner margin block of four, never hinged, centered to left as always, with 2005 Philatelic Foundation Certificate. Only 50 issued, all off-centered (Kneitchel No.312a "todos los ejemplares de esta hojo unica son descentrados"). This is the only known unhinged sheet corner margin block of four of this popular invert (catalogue value for hinged singles),
Box **
Catalog #246a
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$6,250.00

Lot #148
ARGENTINA Air Post
1930 1p slate blue and red, blue overprint inverted, l.h., fine, handstamp guarantee on reverse,
*
Catalog #C22a
Catalog Value $ 650
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #149
ARGENTINA Zeppelin Flights
1930 First flight Buenos Aires to Friedrichshafen, specially prepared cover franked with green overprint 50c and 1p (pairs), v.f., scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #150
AUSTRIA
1850 6kr brown, hand-made paper, type Ib, block of six, margins all around except just in at lower right, tied by "Tarnow 21.9" cds on registered cover to Lemberg, with additional single added on reverse, paying 42kr rate, horizontal filing fold affecting the bottom strip of the block, also little toning at lower left, fine and impressive franking, with 1980 Ferchenbauer certificate (cat. Euro 9,500 for used block of six off cover) (Scott's $7,000 for used block of four, off cover)
Envelope
Catalog #4
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #151
AUSTRIA
1864 (1 Dec) registered cover (opened for display), franked on both sides with 5kr (2) and 15kr (6), paying 100kr from Bodenbach to His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Alexander II in St. Petersburg, stamps tied by Bodenbach 1/12 cds, framed "recomandirt" in red, also boxed Railway Station and St. Petersburg Chancellery 23 Nov 1864 arrival postmark (there was a 13 day difference between Julian and Gregorian calendars), back of the envelope is heavily restored, with small piece missing at top, still a remarkable usage to Russia
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #152
AUSTRIA
1936 Dollfuss, 10s indigo blue, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #380
Catalog Value $ 1,100
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #153
AUSTRIA
1936 Dollfuss, 10s indigo blue, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #380
Catalog Value $ 1,100
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #154
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1933 WIPA singles, ordinary and granite papers, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B110,110a
Catalog Value $ 860
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #155
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1933 WIPA souvenir sheet of four, lightly hinged in margin only, stamps n.h., v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #B111
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #156
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1930 WIPA souvenir sheet of four, cancelled by three different Exhibition (WIPA Kongresshaus, Kunstlerhaus and Austellung 27 June 1933) postmarks, with full gum, lightly adhering inside the presentation folder, v.f. (ANK cat. Euro 4,750)
Box
Catalog #B111
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #157
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1945 1+10 (Rm), three perforated and gummed trial color proofs in red, blue and violet, n.h., last one with short perfs, otherwise v.f. (ANK 737P)
P
Catalog #B165P
Catalog Value €1,350
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #158
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1946 "Niemals Vergessen" (Never Forget), set of two, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #ANK 13-14
Catalog Value €2,600
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #159
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1946 "Niemals Vergessen" (Never Forget), set of two, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #ANK 13-14
Catalog Value €2,600
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #160
AUSTRIA Flight Covers
1930 DO-X cover franked with 10sh, tied by Vienna cds, with Dornier DOX cachets (red slightly affected by water), with Friedrichshafen transit and Rio de Janeiro arrival pmks, signed by the Capt. (Fr. Christiansen Do-X), fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #161
AUSTRIA Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland Flight cover from Salzburg (26.6) to Hedingen, Switzerland, flown via Friedrichshafen (30.6) to Reykjavik (1.7), with arrival postmark on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #162
AUSTRIA Postage Dues
1935 15gr blue, imperforate horizontal gutter tete-beche pair, n.h., folded between stamps, v.f.
**
Catalog #J165var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #163
AUSTRIA Postage Dues
1935 20gr black, imperf. top sheet margin strip of four, proof on chalky paper, v.f.
P
Catalog #J166P
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #164
AUSTRIA Military Stamps
1915 Issue, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #M1-21
Catalog Value $ 213
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #165
AUSTRIA Military Stamps
1915 Issue, imperforate singles, "Feldpost" double, complete set, h.r., v.f.
*
Catalog #M1-21var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #166
AUSTRIA Military Stamps
1918 Emperor Karl I, complete set, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #M69-82
Catalog Value $ 444
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #167
AZERBAIJAN
1923 (11.5) registered parcel card franked with Transcaucasian overprints 6x10k and 3x35k, affixed on both sides by "Sagiri" pmks, sent to Baku, with large portion of the Sagiri registration label, same information filled in by pen alongside, backstamped on arrival. The sender is transferring 12,000,000r, with franking of 165,000r of which 120,000r represents one percent of the sum transferred. No items from Sagiri are listed in Voikhansky or Ceresa reference handbooks, some perf. defects, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #168
BANGLADESH
1971 Liberation, 20p, 50p and 1r, three different panes of 25, each "Bangladesh Liberated" inverted, also 10r pane of 25, overprint upright, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #10-12var,16
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #169
BELGIUM
1849 Epaulettes, 10c brown, unused with original gum, h.r., margins all around, good color and impression, fine and scarce unused, with 1986 Philatelic Foundation Certificate,
*
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $ 2,600
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #170
BELGIUM Zeppelin Flights
1931 (25 Apr) "Pomerania" flight card to Stettin, mixed franking with German 1M Eagle, cancelled on board 8.5.1931, with green Pommernfahrt cachet, v.f. and scarce combination
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #171
BOLIVIA Air Post
1930 Graf Zeppelin issue, 50c overprinted in red, bottom imprint block of four, h.r. at top, bottom stamps n.h., all with handstamped guarantee marks, v.f., rare (catalogue value for hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #C17
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Unsold
Lot #172
BOLIVIA Zeppelin Flights
1934 (12 Dec) registered card from La Paz, via Rio de Janeiro, with Brazilian franking added and forwarded to Germany, typewritten "via Condor-Zeppelin", with corresponding Brazilian handstamp alongside, fine and unusual dispatch from Bolivia, signed Gappe
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #173
BOLIVIA Postal Stationery
1894 2c rose brown, unused postal card, minor flaws, fine appearance
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #174
BOLIVIA Postal Stationery
1910 20c violet & black, unused stationery entire envelope, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #175
BRAZIL
1967-69 Portraits, 1c-10c complete set of six imperforate blocks of four, n.h., v.f. (RHM catalogue value $1,400)
Box **
Catalog #1036-41var
Unsold
Lot #176
BRAZIL
1967-69 Presidents, 10c-2cr complete set of five imperforate blocks of four, n.h., irregular gum, v.f. (RHM catalogue value $2250)
Box **
Catalog #1063-67var
Unsold
Lot #177
BRAZIL
1972 20c Emblem, also numerals 20c, 30c, 40c, all imperf. sheet margin blocks of four, n.h., v.f. (RHM catalogue value $1125)
Box **
Catalog #1216,1251,1253,1254var
Unsold
Lot #178
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1930 (24 May) Rio de Janeiro to USA, two covers, each franked with 10,000r Graf Zeppelin U.S.A. overprint, one with a Roessler cachet and Condor label, fine-v.f., with Lakehurst arrival pmks
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #179
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1930 (24 May) Rio de Janeiro via Recife flight to USA, franked with two different Graf Zeppelin U.S.A. adhesives, Lakehurst arrival pmk on back, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #180
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1930 (24 May) Rio de Janeiro to USA, two covers franked with 5,000r and 10,000r Graf Zeppelin U.S.A. overprints, each with Recife transits, the latter with Lakehurst arrival pmk, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #181
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1930 (24 May) Rio de Janeiro to USA and to Recife, two cards and one cover, the latter with special cachet, each franked with 5,000r Graf Zeppelin U.S.A. overprint, one with a Condor label, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #182
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1930 (28 May) Recife to USA, cover franked with pair of 5,000r Graf Zeppelin U.S.A. overprints, Lakehurst arrival pmk on back, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #183
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1931 2nd SAF card from Germany to Pernambuco, franked with 2m ultramarine, cancelled on board, with Brazil franking added on arrival for further transmission via local Condor Service, fine combination card, signed Capt. Hans von Schiller
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #184
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1931 3rd SAF card from Rio to Friedrichshafen, with arrival pmk (28 October), forwarded to Cali, where Colombian 10c was added for further transmission via SCADTA, v.f. and scarce combination franking, signed Capt. Hans von Schiller
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #185
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1935 6th SAF card (picture of Graf Zeppelin over Rio), with German 1m and 40pf tied by a violet datestamp, sent to Pernambuco, with Brazilian stamps added for further transmission via "Condor Zeppelin Lufthansa"
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #186
BRAZIL Zeppelin Flights
1935 6th SAF card (picture of Graf Zeppelin over Vaduz Liechtenstein), with German 1m and 40pf tied by a violet datestamp, sent to Pernambuco, with Brazilian stamps added for further transmission via "Condor Zeppelin Lufthansa"
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #187
BRAZIL Revenue Stamps
1912 Rio Grande do Norte ("Thesouro") carmine & black, center inverted, unused without gum as issued (?), v.f., with relevant correspondence with K.Bileski regarding this item, only 12(!) reported to exist
(*)
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #188
BRAZIL Revenue Stamps
1930s "Correio Deposito" 150r-1:000$000, group of 14 different blocks of four, each stamp with security punch and overprinted "Specimen" in red, also two regular issues, 20r imperf. and 10r perf. blocks of four, similarly punched and overprinted, fine-v.f.
Box S
Unsold
Lot #189
BULGARIA
1881 3s-30s complete, fresh, fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #6-11
Catalog Value $ 1,347
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #190
BULGARIA
1890-1895 group of six registered covers, mostly from Sofia to Colchester, England, two franked with 1882 Lion (one with 2s+3s, other with single 50s), one with a combination of issues, others with 1889-92 issue, different rates, mostly fine
Envelope
Catalog #12/38
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #191
BULGARIA
1930 Royal Wedding, set of four uncancelled and affixed on hand-painted (royal coat of arms) cacheted cover, autographed by the two last monarchs of Bulgaria, Tsar Boris and his wife Queen Ioanna, fine and attractive item, further typewritten "Mr. J. T. Dye, New York World's Fair", some adhesive toning on back, beautiful cover
Envelope
Catalog #223-226
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #192
CHILE
1860 (24 Sep) FL from Santiago to Valparaiso, franked with horizontal pair of 10c dark blue, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #193
CHILE Air Post
1919 (1 January) special flight from Valparaiso to Santiago, cover (little reduced at left) franked with single and pair of 5p Figueroa, cancelled by violet club cachet and Valparaiso cds; accompanied by a letter "this is to certify that this letter was carried by me on my flight from Santiago to Valparaiso, January 1, 1919", also two unused singles, one signed by Figueroa, v.f. and rare lot, ex-Marquis de Bute
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #194
CHILE Air Post
1927 Opening of Santiago-Valparaiso line by Sociedad Aerea de Navegacion Commercial,10c-2p surcharges on unissued O'Higgins stamp, complete set in blocks of four, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. and extremely rare in blocks, signed Sanabria,
Box *
Catalog #C1-5
Catalog Value $ 8,000
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #195
CHINA
1897-1900 correspondence to Hamilton, Canada, group of 12 covers or wrappers, also one coverfront, sent from Kiukiang, Shanghai and Hankow, variety of franking incl. French Offices in China, Japanese Offices in China, also one from Hong Kong, plus another franked with pair of Japan 5sen, different transit and arrival pmks, usual commercial quality with wear and tear noted, many fine or better. An interesting group of covers from China
Envelope
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #196
CHINA
1900 (20 June) 1c stationery card, additionally franked with 4x1/2c and 2c Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragon), tied by unclear oval datestamps and used via the German Post Office in Tsingtao, Kiautchau to Germany, card creases and minor toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #197
CHINA
1900 (16 Nov) Austrian picture postcard (S.M.S. "Kaiserin und Konigin Maria Theresa") written by an Austrian sailor from Taku Forts, franked with block of 4x1/2c and single 2c Chinese Imperial Post, tied by illegible cds and sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai, where 10c Chine was added for further transmission to Prag (addressed to an Infantry Cadet Academy), with arrival pmks, fine example of the Austrian presence in China. "Maria Theresa" remained in the Far East after the Boxer Rebellion
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #198
CHINA
1900 (Nov) 1c stationery card, additionally franked with 2c Chinese Imperial Post, sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai, with 10c Chine added for further transmission to Germany, some toning and card creases, otherwise fine, with Munster arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #199
CHINA
1901 (8 Aug) card originating from Nagasaki, Japan, carried to Peking, where it was franked with seven stamps and cancelled on different days in Peking, franked with 1/2c Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragon), used in combination with Japanese, French, India (C.E.F.) and German Post Offices in China adhesives, registered to Germany, with Stuttgart arrival pmk. In addition, there is "Ost.As.Exp. Korps" military handstamp on message portion, fine six-country combination
Envelope
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #200
CHINA
1901 (30 Nov) picture postcard to Germany, franked with 1/2c Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragon), used in combination with Japanese, Russian, India (C.E.F.) and German Post Offices in China adhesives, all tied by different Tientsin cds, fine five-country combination
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #201
CHINA
1901 1c stationery card, additionally franked with 1c and 2c Chinese Imperial Post, sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai, where 10c Chine was added for further transmission to England, card creases, otherwise fine, with London arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #202
CHINA
1901 (Sep) picture postcard (Tsimo), franked with 4c Chinese Imperial Post, sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai, with 10c Chine added for further transmission to Belgium, v.f., with Brussels arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #203
CHINA
1903 (25 May) picture postcard franked with 4c and 10c Dowager surcharges, each tied by boxed chops and sent via the German Post Office in Kiauchau, where 25pf Yacht was added, cancelled by "Kiautschou Deutsche Post 9/6/03" cds and registered to Germany, fine and attractive combination card with Lichtenthal arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #204
CHINA
1906 picture postcard (Kaleiwa Hotel, Wajalua, Hawaii), franked with U.S. 2c scarlet cancelled Honolulu, with additional stamps from Japan, French Offices in China and 4c Hong Kong, cancelled in Shanghai
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #205
CHINA
1912 German Offices in China stationery card, additionally franked with stamps of United States, Russian, French and Japanese offices in China, also 1/2c C.I.P. cancelled in Shanghai, addressed to Germany, fine multi-national franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #206
CHINA
1912 Issue of the Republic, 1/2c-$5, complete set, usual dried gum, mostly n.h., fine-v.f.,
*/**
Catalog #146-160
Catalog Value $ 1,467
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #207
CHINA
1913 (24 Oct) unaddressed picture postcard franked with 1c orange, red overprint, used in combination with German, French, Russian and Japanese Post Offices in China adhesives, also Hong Kong 1c, all cancelled Chefu in prospective languages, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #208
CHINA
1921-23 National Post Office and Adoption of Constitution, with Sinkiang, complete sets, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #243-46,270-73
Catalog Value $ 210
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #209
CHINA
1928 Marshall Chang Tso-lin, three sets of four, including surcharges for Manchuria and Sinkiang, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #276-279
Catalog Value $ 197
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #210
CHINA
1929 Unification of China, 4c,10c and $1, three diff., also three sets of four, surcharged for Manchuria, Sinkiang and Yunnan, h.r., mostly fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #281-283
Catalog Value $ 455
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #211
CHINA
1929 Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, four sets of four, including surcharges for Manchuria, Sinkiang and Yunnan (Sinkiang with additional $1 shade), l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #284-287
Catalog Value $ 377
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #212
CHINA
1933 Tan Yuan-chang, three sets of four, including surcharges for Yunnan and Sinkiang, h.r., mostly fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #326-329
Catalog Value $ 278
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #213
CHINA
1960 World Forestry Congress, 100 souvenir sheets, unused without gum as issued, n.h., few minor wrinkles or creases, n.h., mostly v.f.
**
Catalog #1269a
Catalog Value $ 2,750
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #214
CHINA Flight Covers
1919 (25 December) First Aerial Derby Around the World corner cachet envelope, franked with 8c, tied by framed "Chinese Post Office Dispatched by Aeroplane Tientsin to Peking," addressed to (and signed by) Commodore Louis D. Beaumont (vice president of the aerial league of America)
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #215
CHINA Special Delivery
1906 10c grass-green, perforated 11, unsevered strip of four (folded between stamps in the middle), Dragon's head facing downward, unused, v.f., extremely rare (Chan E2, cat. $12,000). Complete unused strips of four are exceptionally scarce because the first section (#1) was to remain in the Post Office receipt book,
(*)
Catalog #E1
Catalog Value $ 12,000
Price Realized
$9,500.00

Lot #216
CHINA Postage Dues
1904 1/2c-10c and 1913 issue 1/2c-30c, complete sets, mostly h.r. (several without gum), fine-v.f.,
*(*)
Catalog #J1-6,J43-50
Catalog Value $ 227
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #217
CHINA Postage Dues
1912 1/2c-30c, set of seven, h.r. or unused without gum, fine-v.f.,
*(*)
Catalog #J7-14
Catalog Value $ 204
Price Realized
$110.00

Lot #218
CHINA Postage Dues
1912 1/2c-30c, eight values, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #J35-42
Catalog Value $ 258
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #219
CHINA FOOCHOW
1895 duplicated selection on card, with 2c orange (11), 5c ultramarine (11), 6c carmine (5), 10c green (10) and 1c brown (7), mostly n.h. (2c stamps unused or dried gum), usual perforations, fine-v.f. (catalog value for hinged),
(*)**
Catalog #3/11
Catalog Value $ 730
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #220
CHINA Sinkiang Air Post
1932-33 5c claret, 10c dark blue, 15c deep blue, 30c brown violet, complete set of four, lightly hinged, 30c with traces of gum (or dried gum) as often, well centered, fine-v.f., last two signed Sanabria, very rare, only a few complete sets exist,
*
Catalog #C1-4
Catalog Value $ 4,670
Price Realized
$4,250.00

Lot #221
CHINA SHANGHAI
1865 8c green, large margins all around, unused without gum as issued, natural inclusions and pencil notation on reverse, v.f.,
(*)
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $ 650
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #222
CHINA - PRC
1960 Goldfish, complete set, n.h., usual slight gum irregularities, fresh, mostly v.f.,
**
Catalog #506-517
Catalog Value $ 945
Unsold
Lot #223
CHINA - PRC
1960 Pigs, set of five, n.h., few natural wrinkles and one with streaky gum, fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #518-522
Catalog Value $ 420
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #224
CHINA - PRC
1960 Pigs, set of five, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #518-522
Catalog Value $ 420
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #225
CHINA - PRC
1961 Mongolian People's Republic, two sets, slightly different shades, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #586-587
Catalog Value $ 610
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #226
CHINA - PRC
1963 4th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, complete set, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #655-660
Catalog Value $ 685
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #227
COLOMBIA
1805 large part of a wrapper with red "Franca Popayan" handstamp. Popayan is located in the territory of Nueva Granada, near Bogota
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #228
COLOMBIA
1862 (30 Nov) FL from Barranquilla to New York, with "Forwarded by E.Isaacs & Co. Barranquilla" in oval, additional "Forwarded by W.C. Foster Commission Merchant/ Carthagena" on back, with appropriate docketing on back, attractive double-forwarded letter
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #229
COLOMBIA Air Post
1919 2c carmine rose, unused with full original gum, h.r., well centered with intact perforations, v.f. An unusually nice example of this air post rarity, signed Kessler, Sanabria, Calves. Only 200 copies of this overprint were prepared for the experimental flight from Barranquilla to Puerto Colombia. Approximately 160 were used on covers. Overprinting was done in horizontal strips of 10, which were severed by knife, causing most of the stamps to be defective (catalogue value for a faulty copy)
*
Catalog #C1
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #230
COLOMBIA Air Post
1919 2c carmine rose, unused with dried original gum, scissor cut and perf. fault at bottom, slight overall toning, otherwise a fine appearing example of this rare stamp (catalogue value for a faulty copy)
*
Catalog #C1
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #231
COLOMBIA Air Post
1919 2c carmine rose, numeral "1" with serifs, original gum which is slightly dried as always, color a bit faded, still v.f. and scarce, as it is believed that only 40 unused examples exist, with only a small percentage with the serif variety, signed Kessler, etc.,
*
Catalog #C1a
Catalog Value $ 7,250
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #232
COLOMBIA Air Post
1920 cover franked with 10c red, used in combination with 3c government franking from Cartagena to Barranquilla, backstamped on 13 March, cover faults, rare, signed Kessler
Envelope
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #233
COLOMBIA Air Post
1920 10c Flier in Plane Watching Biplane, unused without gum as issued, full margins all around, v.f., with 1971 Friedl cert.,
(*)
Catalog #C5
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #234
COLOMBIA Air Post
1921 (16 Nov) cover flown from Neiva to Bogota, franked with "Valor 10 Centavos" surcharge on 50c, used in combination with strip of 6x1/2c (paying required 3c Government franking), boxed arrival pmks, also green oval "Sociedad Colombia Alemana Correos Aereo Girardot" on back (catalogue value for used off cover)
Envelope
Catalog #C18
Catalog Value $ 1,200
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #235
COLOMBIA Air Post
1923-28 5c-5p complete, also Registration stamp, sheet corner margin blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogue value for hinged singles),
Box **
Catalog #C33-50,CF1
Catalog Value $ 817
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #236
COSTA RICA Air Post
1973 Lindora Lake, 50c center inverted, used, v.f. The center design is made up of four colors, black, yellow, blue and pink, the latter three of these colors are all inverted, but the black is upright, hence the appearance is slightly fuzzy. The stamps were commercially used on mailing a bulletin from the Bahai Center in San Jose. A great rarity from Costa Rica, around five (!) recorded, all used, with Brian Moorhouse 2008 cert.,
O
Catalog #C555var
Catalog Value $ 10,000
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #237
CUBA
1824 (4 Mar) FL to Matanzas, with red straight line Trinidad departure handstamp, fine and early usage of this mark (reportedly used from 1825-1840)
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #238
CUBA
1834 (27 July) FL to Havana, with red Puerto Principe departure handstamp, charged 2 Reales, small surface defect, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #239
CUBA
1866 (11 Dec) FL from Santiago de Cuba to Trieste, franked with single French 80c Empire, tied by dots, with corresponding "Cuba" and mute star datestamp (weak strike) alongside, Brooks & Co. private cds at bottom, French maritime, Vienna transits and Trieste arrival postmarks on back, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #240
CUBA
1948 General Maceo, four different imperforate cross-gutter blocks of four, colors omitted, gummed proofs from the Waterlow & Sons archives, n.h., folded between stamps, fine-v.f.
Box P
Catalog #426/430P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #241
CUBA
1948 Coffee, imperf. block of four, also horizontal imperf. gutter block of four, as well as corresponding blocks, proofs of groundwork only, all with security punches, fine-v.f.
Box P
Catalog #483var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #242
CUBA
1957 Boy Scouts, set of two imperforate pairs, trial color proofs in green, v.f.
P
Catalog #565,C152P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #243
CUBA Air Post
1950 Flag, imperf. gutter blocks of four, each stamp with small security punch, also imperf. blocks of four of flag or center only, each with large security punch, n.h., some creases or folded in gutter, fine-v.f. proofs from the Waterlow & Sons archives
Box P
Catalog #C41-43,E13P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #244
CUBA Revenue Stamps
1940 1c red "Tabac Habano", horizontal imperf. gutter block of 8, plate proof on wove, v.f.
Box P
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #245
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
1918 Prague Provisionals, overprints on Austrian stamps, collection on pages, with 48 stamps incl. pairs showing types I+II, values to 10kr, also three proofs and a registered cover, many signed Gilbert etc.
Envelope *
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #246
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
1920 proposed and unaccepted designs, selection of 160+ different, perf. and imperf., various colors and subjects, fine and interesting group
E
Unsold
Lot #247
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Semi-Postals
1919 overprinted on Austrian Air Post, two different, l.h., v.f., with APS cert.,
*
Catalog #B37-38
Catalog Value $ 350
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #248
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Zeppelin Flights
1933 7th SAF card from Javornik to Brazil, registered via Prague, with red Berlin connecting cachet, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #249
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Zeppelin Flights
1936 (15 June) Hindenburg flight from Marienbad to USA, with red "Europa-Nordamerika" (small letter "d") cachet, Prague transit, endorsed "per Luftschiff Hindenburg", v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #250
DANISH WEST INDIES Postage Dues
1912 (Dec) cover originating from Springfield, Mass., franked with a 2c coil, tied by meter pmk, addressed to San Juan, P.R., where it was charged "30 cents", forwarded to St. Thomas, Danish West Indies, charged 15c postage due, with a strip of 3x5c tied by Danish pmks, letter refused (bilingual label added on front) and returned back to Springfield, where it was again charged postage due 1c and 5c (additional stamps may have fallen off), officially sealed label at bottom, cover faults, interesting item
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #251
DANZIG
1768 (9 Nov) FL to Bordeaux, with "D'Hollande" straight line, charged "35" (decimes), with Danzig departure and Bordeaux docketing
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #252
DANZIG
1920 2m blue, "Danzig" double, n.h., fine, signed Kniep (Mi.11aDD)
**
Catalog #11a
Catalog Value €1,000
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #253
DANZIG
1920 30pf Germania, overprinted Danzig at bottom, "1M" surcharge omitted, n.h., v.f., with 1979 Mikulski certificate (Mi.41F)
**
Catalog #25f,var
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #254
DANZIG
1920 2pf gray, Danzig overprint in red, top sheet margin single, n.h., v.f., signed Kniep (Mi.32P)
**
Catalog #31var
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #255
DANZIG
1922 50m (3) and 100m (5), selection of eight different imperforate and gummed proof sheetlets on watermarked (horizontal or vertical) paper, with or without background, variety of frame colors, all with red centers, some printer's notations, occasional h.r., v.f. and unique group
P
Catalog #Mi.100,101P
Price Realized
$4,250.00

Lot #256
DANZIG
1923 (25 Oct) large envelope to London, franked on both sides with an incredible 178 copies of 100 mil surcharge (few additional stamps missing), creases and other defects, nevertheless a spectacular piece
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #257
DANZIG Semi-Postals
1923 100+100m, selection of six different imperforate and gummed proof sheetlets on watermarked paper, each with color indicated at bottom, h.r., v.f., probably a unique assembly
P
Catalog #Mi.132P
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #258
DENMARK
1853 4rs brown, plate I, "Thiele II" Printing, horizontal strip of six, margins all around to just touching at left, on cover to Schleswig, tied by "31" numeral cancels, with cds alongside, cover slightly reduced at left, with pressed out creases and filing fold through left stamp, fine-v.f. and the largest known example of this printing, with 1970 Gronlund cert., ex-Scott (Facit 2III)
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #259
DENMARK
1854 4s brown, 5th Printing, block of four, full margins all around, on cover to Kiel, tied by "168" numeral cancels, filing fold and minor cover flaws away from the stamps, v.f. and rare, one of only two such covers recorded, signed Calves, with 1981 Diena cert., ex-Scott (Facit 4)
Envelope
Catalog #4
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #260
DENMARK
1858 4s yellow brown, privately perforated 9 1/2, used in combination with imperf. 4s on FL from Oldenburg to Rendsburg, tied by "127" numeral cancels, with "Oldenburg 28.2.1861" (Oldenburg was one of only two towns where merchants privately perforated stamps for their convenience) cds, arrival postmarks on reverse, filing fold through stamps (not mentioned on cert.), otherwise fine and exceedingly rare combination franking, with 1999 Nielsen cert. (Facit 7v7)
Envelope
Catalog #7,7var
Catalog Value SEK 5,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #261
DENMARK
1863 4s brown, rouletted, plate VII, block of eight (pos. 21-24/31-34) on FL from Aalborg to Copenhagen, tied by "4" numeral cancels, with Aalborg cds at lower left, Copenhagen arrival on reverse, corner crease affecting top right stamp and cover partially cut vertically, still fine-v.f. Stated to be the largest known multiple on cover, with 1988 Dr. Debo cert., ex-Christian Andersen and Gene Scott collections
Envelope
Catalog #9
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #262
DENMARK Air Post
1925-29 Airplane and Plowman, 10o-1kr sheets of 30, complete set of five, n.h. and post office fresh, mostly unfolded, with intact margins, v.f., scarce,
Box **
Catalog #C1-5
Catalog Value $ 23,550
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #263
DENMARK Zeppelin Flights
1912 (19 Sept) "Hansa" flight via Copenhagen to Odense, franked on arrival with 10o red brown, violet on-board cachet, with arrival pmk, v.f., rare on cover (as mostly cards were flown), with BPP cert.,
Envelope
Catalog #Si.5A
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #264
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
1867 1/2r black, lavender, pelure paper, unused without gum, fine,
(*)
Catalog #15
Catalog Value $ 250
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #265
ECUADOR
1970 $1 Butterfly, center inverted, n.h., with lightly toned perforations, otherwise v.f., with 2009 Philatelic Foundation certificate
**
Catalog #804var
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #266
EGYPT
1867 (19 Oct) cover sent from Alexandria (French Office) to Berne, Switzerland, franked with 40c perf. and used in combination with 80c imperf., Alexandria departure, boxed "PD" handstamp, endorsed "Via Marseille", reverse bears Marseille transit and Berne arrival pmks, fine and scarce mixed franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #267
EGYPT
1927-37 King Fouad, 10m dark red, 40m olive brown and 50m Prussian green, misperforated blocks of four, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #144-145,M13var
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #268
EGYPT Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight card (picture of LZ 127), franked with Germany 1m, Er Ramle drop, showing the scarce "c" in the middle postmark, green "Mit Luftschiff LZ 127 ab Friedrichshafen" label. The card is autographed by crew members including Capt. Fleming (who wrote this card to his son), Capt. Commander Dr. Eckener and his son, navigator Dipl. Ing. Knut Eckener, minor corner creases, otherwise fine and unusual item
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #269
EGYPT Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight cover addressed to Switzerland, franked with Germany 2m, two different types of Er Ramle drop pmks, showing the scarce "c" in the middle postmark on back, "Mit Luftschiff L.Z.127 ab Friedrichshafen Erste Orientfahrt" three line cachet, signed by Captains Sammt and Schiller
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #270
EGYPT Zeppelin Flights
1931 Egypt Flight card (picture of LZ 127), franked with Germany 100pf, cancelled on board (13 April), with Friedrichshafen cds alongside, also corresponding Egypt Flight cachet, v.f., signed Sieger. A rare card, posted on the last day of flight, only a few known
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #271
EGYPT British Offices in Cairo
1892 (17 Nov) cover franked with a horizontal pair of 2 1/2p rosy mauve (pl.11), tied by a bilingual "Ghouria" datestamp, repeated alongside, with Cairo departure pmk below, sent to Leipzig, with arrival pmk on back, slight toning, otherwise fine and scarce cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #272
ETHIOPIA
1925-1927 Issue, two large imperforate presentation sheetlets, each with five different, framed "Empire d'Ethiopie" Serie Speciale and "Atelier de Fabrication des Timbres Poste - Paris" at bottom, control punches at left, also with glassine interleafs, fine-v.f., rare uncut sheets
Box P
Catalog #155-164P
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #273
FAROE ISLANDS
1982 Europa, large uncut sheet (31x35mm) of two accepted designs, proof in gray violet, folded between and through the dies, fine-v.f.
P
Catalog #81P-82P
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #274
FEZZAN Ghadames Air Post
1949 100fr lilac and rose, error of color, n.h., v.f., with handstamp guarantee,
**
Catalog #Sass.A6a
Catalog Value €4,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #275
FINLAND
1866 wove paper, 5p red lilac brown, three copies, roulette II (5Bd-F, C2v3), plus 2x8p black on green, roulette III (6Ca-F, CV1), used in combination with 10p black, vertically laid paper, roulette III (7CWb, C3v2) on cover from Helsingfors (.6.73) to Raunno, with framed "ANK" (11.6) arrival, usual small roulette flaws, intact red wax seal on back, fine and rare 41p three color franking, with Herbert Oesch (Bund Finnischer Philatelisten) certificate
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #276
FINLAND
1891 Horizontally laid paper, 3.50r black and yellow, error of color (instead of black and gray), used on piece, well centered, v.f., signed Senf, with 1984 Diena and 1994 Witschi certificates. A major rarity (Facit 46v)
O
Catalog #57a
Catalog Value $ 17,000
Price Realized
$9,500.00

Lot #277
FINLAND
1901 10m black and gray, vertically laid paper, fine used, signed Thier etc., fine and unlisted variety
O
Catalog #69var
Unsold
Lot #278
FRANCE
1850 40c orange, used, margins all around, v.f., with 2007 APS certificate (which identifies this stamp as 40c red orange, Ceres No.5c)
O
Catalog #7
Catalog Value $ 475
Unsold
Lot #279
FRANCE
1856 (June) FL from Paris to Guayaquil, Ecuador, paying 2.10fr with imperf. 10c, 40c and pair of 80c Empire, handstamped "Voie de Panama" and with red "Paid June 16, 1856", little toning, otherwise v.f. and attractive cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #280
FRANCE
1862 Reimpression, 10c bistre, bottom sheet margin single, n.h., fresh and v.f., signed Calves, etc. (YT 9e, catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #10b
Catalog Value €750
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #281
FRANCE
1863-70 Empire, 2c red brown, block of four, top stamps h.r., bottom stamps l.h. or n.h., fine-v.f. (YT 26)
Box *
Catalog #30
Catalog Value €875
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #282
FRANCE
1863-70 Empire, 80c rose, well centered, l.h., fresh and v.f., signed Calves, Maury (YT 32)
*
Catalog #36
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #283
FRANCE
1863-70 5fr Empire, imperf. left margin single, clear margins on other sides, l.h., nice impression, diagonal crease, otherwise v.f. and rare (YT 33c, cat. Euro 11,000)
*
Catalog #37b
Catalog Value $ 10,000
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #284
FRANCE
1867 (Apr) FL from Bordeaux to Guayaquil, Ecuador, paying 1.20fr with 40c and 80c perf. Empire, routed via London where 30 April transit cds was applied in red, also May 20 "Panama" on arrival, endorsed "Per Steamers via Southampton et Panama", some perf. flaws, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #285
FRANCE
1867 (27 May) outer FL from Marseilles to Genova, franked with vertical tete-beche pair of 20c Empire, tied by large numerals (2240), with departure cds alongside, red "PD" and arrival pmk on back, fine, signed Calves (YT 22b, cat. Euro 3,500)
Envelope
Catalog #26a
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Unsold
Lot #286
FRANCE
1870-71 Bordeaux Issue, 2c bright brick red ("rouge-brique fonce"), margins all around, unused without gum, v.f., signed Calves (YT 40Bf)
(*)
Catalog #39avar
Catalog Value €2,500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #287
FRANCE
1870-1873 10c bistre, horizontal tete-beche pair, h.r., v.f. and rare, signed Brun, Calves (YT 36b, cat. Euro 9,000)
*
Catalog #54a
Catalog Value $ 6,500
Price Realized
$3,000.00

Lot #288
FRANCE
1870-71 Ceres, 20c blue, block of four, upper right stamp tete-beche, cancelled on piece, few irregular perfs, trimmed perfs at bottom, fine and scarce tete-beche multiple (YT 37c, cat. Euro 2,400 for tete-beche pair, without premium for block)
Box
Catalog #57b
Catalog Value $ 1,650
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #289
FRANCE
1870-71 Ceres, 20c blue, horizontal tete-beche pair, used on outer FL from Bordeaux to Lyon, tied by black diamond cancels and Bordeaux cds, Lyon arrival on reverse, few irregular perfs and filing fold away from the stamps, fine and rare (YT 37c, cat. Euro 8,000)
Envelope
Catalog #57b
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #290
FRANCE
1870-71 40c orange, block of four, l.h., v.f., signed Miro (YT 48)
Box *
Catalog #59
Catalog Value €2,800
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #291
FRANCE
1872-78 correspondence of 10 FLs from Bordeaux and Paris to Brownsville, Texas, variety of franking incl. both Ceres and Laureated issues, with rates up to 3fr, also 2.40fr, 2fr, 1.05fr, 50fr etc., interesting markings, some faults and aging, generally fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #292
FRANCE
1875 (22 Aug) FL from Le Havre to Brazos-Santiago, paying 1fr with perf. 30c and 40c, all tied by "6311" large numerals, endorsed "Par Bolivar", with "Batchelor & Co." datestamp and red "P.P.", fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #293
FRANCE
1877-80 1c Prussian Blue, type II, used, well centered for this difficult stamp, with 1980 Royal cert. (YT 84, cat. Euro 6,000)
O
Catalog #87
Catalog Value $ 5,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #294
FRANCE
1877 4c claret, lower left sheet corner margin single, impressive fold-over variety, h.r., scarce
*
Catalog #90var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #295
FRANCE
1937 Pexip, three souvenir sheets, one l.h., others n.h., occasional toning and gum skips, others fine-v.f.,
Box */**
Catalog #329
Catalog Value $ 1,760
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #296
FRANCE
1944 Marianne, 2.40fr red, imperf. bottom margin horizontal pair, l.h., v.f., with handstamp guarantee on reverse (YT 693a)
*
Catalog #515var
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #297
FRANCE Semi-Postals
1937 Samothrace, set of two, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B66-67
Catalog Value $ 350
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #298
FRANCE Air Post
1936 50fr Burelage, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #C15
Catalog Value $ 1,700
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #299
FRANCE 1870-71 Siege of Paris - Par Ballon Monte
1870 (5 December) small FL to St. Petersburg (addressed to Mme la Marquesse de Leaux, au Theatre Imperial de l'Opera Italien), franked with 80c Empire, tied by large Paris Star and "22", with Paris Rue Taibout cds alongside, boxed "PD" in red, also blue crayon due markings, fine Ballon Monte (probably "Le Denis Papin") to Russia, without arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #300
FRANCE 1870-71 Siege of Paris - Par Ballon Monte
1870 (3 Nov) Lettre-Journal de Paris, Gazelle des Absents, No.3 (1 Nov), franked with 10c Ceres and 40c Laureated, tied by "35" numerals in dots, supported by Paris Ministere des Finances cds, addressed to Rome, with 10 November arrival cds, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #301
FRANCE Air Post Semi-Officials
1923 Montpellier Aviation Meeting, 1fr and 2fr, each with center inverted, used on combination with 25c Sower on flown cover from Montpellier to Evreux, transit Nimes and arrival pmk, fine cover, with 2006 Alex Rendon certificate
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #302
FRANCE Zeppelin Flights
1934 Argentina Flight to Brazil, little toning, otherwise v.f., with transit and arrival pmks
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #303
FRANCE Postal Stationery
1937 "SS Normandie" stationery card with overprint, 140 unused pieces, few wrinkles, others fine-v.f.,
Envelope
Catalog #YT 299-CP1a
Catalog Value €3,150
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #304
FRENCH COLONIES General Issues
1859-65 1c-80c, set of six, blocks of four, mostly h.r., few stamps n.h., minor natural gum creases, otherwise fine-v.f. (YT 1-6)
Box *
Catalog #1-6
Catalog Value €1,355
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #305
FRENCH COLONIES French Offices in China
1894-1900 5c yellow green, upper left corner margin horizontal strip of five, with dramatic shift of the overprint, n.h., v.f. and striking variety, signed Brun
*
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #306
FRENCH COLONIES French Offices in the Turkish Empire
1942 (4 June) unaddressed cover with 9 different Free French Forces, little toning, otherwise fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #307
FRENCH COLONIES Port Said Postage Dues
1921 "1Q Milliemes" on 30c red, se-tenant horizontal pair with "10 Milliemes", n.h., v.f., signed Calves (YT 7,7d; catalogue value for hinged singles)
**
Catalog #J7var
Catalog Value €1,560
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #308
FRENCH COLONIES French India
1903 40c on 50c carmine, rose, h.r., fine, handstamped guarantee marks, signed Diena etc.,
*
Catalog #23
Catalog Value $ 525
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #309
FRENCH COLONIES French India
1941 France Libre surcharges in red, 3fa on 16c (6) and 15ca on 16c (6), also 18ca on 30c, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #YT 129/190
Catalog Value €544
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #310
FRENCH COLONIES Guadeloupe
1903 40c on 1fr bronze green, with additional "1903" in frame overprint in black, h.r., v.f., signed Brun,
*
Catalog #YT 54
Catalog Value €530
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #311
FRENCH COLONIES Madagascar
1889 25c on 40c red, h.r., fine, signed Brun (YT 3)
*
Catalog #3
Catalog Value €800
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #312
FRENCH COLONIES Mauritania Air Post
1942 10f ultramarine and carmine, center inverted, n.h., v.f., signed Brun (YT PA15a)
**
Catalog #C11a
Catalog Value €1,100
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #313
FRENCH COLONIES Nossi-Be
1890 25c on 1fr bronze green, type III, h.r., fine (YT 18)
*
Catalog #21
Catalog Value €1,100
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #314
FRENCH COLONIES Nossi-Be
1893 (3 May) registered cover to Foix, franked with four different surcharges, Marseille a La Reunion LV. No.1 entry and arrival pmk, some toning, wax seals removed, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #23-26
Unsold
Lot #315
FRENCH COLONIES Obock
1892 1fr bronze green, h.r., fine, handstamp guarantee on reverse (YT 11)
*
Catalog #11
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #316
FRENCH COLONIES Reunion Air Post
1937 (25 Jan) registered first flight cover from St. Dennis to Paris, franked with vertical pair of Roland Garros overprints, used with additional franking, with appropriate cachet and arrival pmk, fine-v.f., signed Champion
Envelope
Catalog #C1
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #317
FRENCH COLONIES Reunion Parcel Post
1890 10c black on yellow, black border, margins all around, fine,
*
Catalog #YT 1
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #318
FRENCH COLONIES St.Pierre & Miquelon
1885 5c on 4c lavender, h.r., fine (YT 4)
*
Catalog #10
Catalog Value €700
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #319
FRENCH COLONIES Somali Coast
1901 entire newspaper "Djibouti", with a complete wrapper addressed to Paris, franked with right half of 10c cancelled by Djibouti cds, fine and rare item
Envelope
Catalog #11a
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #320
FRENCH COLONIES Somali Coast
1903 (July 4) registered cover to Paris, attractively franked, v.f., with French packet and arrival pmks
Envelope
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #321
FRENCH COLONIES Somali Coast Postage Dues
1915 artist signed die proof in black, some wrinkles, otherwise v.f., rare
P
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #322
FRENCH COLONIES French Southern and Antarctic Territories Air Post
1979-90 selection of 10 different engravings, each numbered and signed ("La Fortune" with facsimile signature, others original signatures by the artists), also with issued stamp affixed below and cancelled
P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #323
FRENCH COLONIES Togo
1915 Third Setting (2mm between lines) 3pf brown (unwatermarked), blue Lome pmk, v.f., rare stamp, signed Calves and Brun (YT 54)
O
Catalog #61
Catalog Value €6,000
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #324
FRENCH COLONIES Togo
1915 10pf carmine, "Occupation Franco-Anglaise" overprint inverted, tied on small piece by Anecho 4/11 cds, fresh and v.f., signed Diena, Sismondo etc., with 2008 Pascal Scheller certificate (YT 45a)
O
Catalog #166a
Catalog Value €22,000
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #325
GERMAN STATES Bavaria
1897 5pf stationery card, additionally franked with 5pf green, tied by oval Nuremberg departure datestamp, sent to Egypt, with 2m added on arrival in Port Tewfiq, forwarded via Suez and Post Said to Lahore, India, from there to Sydney, with New South Wales adhesive added for the return trip to Germany, card creases, with a myriad of transit and arrival markings
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #326
GERMAN STATES Bavaria
1919 1M carmine, double "Freistadt Bayern" overprint, sheet margin single, n.h., v.f., with 2001 Dr.Helbig certificate (Mi.148B DD)
**
Catalog #188var
Catalog Value €2,200
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #327
GERMAN STATES Bergedorf
1861 1/2s black on brown violet and 3s black on brownish purple, imperf. proofs, full margins all around incl. sheet margins at top, hinged in margin only, few marginal flaws, stamps n.h., v.f., with 1954 Oliva and 1975 Diena certs respectively,
**
Catalog #Mi.I,IV
Catalog Value €1,400
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #328
GERMAN STATES Bremen
1864 3gr black on blue green, vertically laid paper, cancelled on piece, boxed Bremen datestamp, v.f., signed Engel and Dr.Fischer, BPP (Mi.6x)
O
Catalog #9
Catalog Value €900
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #329
GERMAN STATES Hamburg
1859 1/2s black, large margins all around, v.f. used, signed Richter, Thier etc. (Mi.1)
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value €750
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #330
GERMAN STATES Hamburg
1859 4s olive green, margins all around, showing part of adjoining stamp at left, black grid and part of red arrival pmks, minor creases, otherwise fine, signed Buhler, Pfenninger (Mi.5b)
O
Catalog #5
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #331
GERMAN STATES Hamburg
1864 9s orange yellow, blue Hamburg pmk, well centered and post office fresh, with 1976 Walter cert. mentioning a tiny corner crease at upper left, "completely without importance", otherwise v.f., rare (Mi.18)
O
Catalog #21
Catalog Value €2,600
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #332
GERMAN STATES Heligoland
1879 1sh/1m blue green & red, horizontal pair, v.f. used, signed Lemberger, BPP (Mi.19Aa)
O
Catalog #22
Catalog Value €800
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #333
GERMAN STATES Prussia
1850-56 6pf red orange and 3sg yellow, overlapping and tied by Duren cds on FL to Paris, with blue Prussia cds alongside, fine (Mi.1,4)
Envelope
Catalog #1,5
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #334
GERMAN STATES Schleswig-Holstein
1850 1s black, essay on white gummed paper, with blue burelage, double eagle, blue frame lines and circles in the corners, tiny thin spot, otherwise v.f. and rare essay, of which only a few can exist, produced by the Engraver Claudius for the printers Kobner and Lemkuhl, with 2006 Moller cert.
E
Catalog #1P
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #335
GERMAN STATES Schleswig-Holstein
1850 2s rose and pink, right sheet margin block of six, beautiful color and sharp impression, two middle stamps hinged, rest n.h., fresh and v.f., a true condition rarity, with 1983 Buhler cert. (Mi. 2a; catalogue value for two n.h. pairs and one hinged pair, without premium for block of six)
Box */**
Catalog #2
Catalog Value €7,700
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #336
GERMAN STATES Wurttemberg
1861 18kr dark blue, deep intense color, usual poor perforations, more or less intact on three sides, tied by Cannstatt 6 Jan 1864 cds on cover (backflap missing) to France, additional departure cds alongside of the stamp, transit and arrival postmarks on back, fine and scarce single franking on cover (Mi.20y)
Envelope
Catalog #29
Catalog Value €7,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #337
GERMAN STATES Wurttemberg
1871 (14 Apr) cover (backflap defects) to New York, franked with 1kr (2), 3kr and 9kr rouletted, paying 14kr from Stuttgart, blue "Franco" at bottom, red arrival pmk, fine three color franking
Envelope
Catalog #41,42,45
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #338
GERMANY
1900 Reichspost, 2pf-80pf, ten complete sets, also additional 4-10 of 25pf-80pf, h.r., some without gum, few minor faults (not catalogued), generally fine,
*
Catalog #52-61
Catalog Value $ 2,300
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #339
GERMANY
1900 Reichspost, 5m type I (retouched) and II, used, well centered, fine-v.f.,
O
Catalog #65d,65A
Catalog Value $ 800
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #340
GERMANY
1900 Reichspost, 5m type I (white only retouched) and II (two), used, minor perf. flaws, otherwise fine-v.f.,
O
Catalog #65e,65A
Catalog Value $ 1,440
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #341
GERMANY
1926 Famous Men, complete set n.h., post office fresh, mostly v.f. (Mi.385-397)
**
Catalog #351-362
Catalog Value €1,100
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #342
GERMANY
1926 Famous Men, complete set n.h., post office fresh, mostly v.f. (Mi.385-397)
**
Catalog #351-362
Catalog Value €1,100
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #343
GERMANY
1926-27 Famous Men, complete set of 13, n.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f. (Mi.385-397)
**
Catalog #351-362,353b
Catalog Value €1,100
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #344
GERMANY
1928-32 Ebert & Hindenburg, complete set of 19, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #366-384
Catalog Value $ 1,025
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #345
GERMANY
1928-32 Ebert & Hindenburg, complete set of 19, right sheet margin singles, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #366-384
Catalog Value $ 1,025
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #346
GERMANY
1951 Posthorn, complete set of 15, l.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f.
*
Catalog #670-685
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #347
GERMANY
1951 Posthorn, complete set of 15, n.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #670-685
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #348
GERMANY
1951 Posthorn, 50pf gray blue imperf. right margin horizontal pair, l.h., left stamp with natural gum crease, otherwise v.f. (Mi.134U)
*
Catalog #681var
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #349
GERMANY
1966 German Catholic Day, plate flaw variety, used, v.f., with 1997 Schlegel certificate,
O
Catalog #Mi.515 I
Catalog Value €800
Unsold
Lot #350
GERMANY
1929 Nothilfe, unexploded booklet, n.h., v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #Mi. MH28.1
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #351
GERMANY Semi-Postals
1930 Iposta souvenir sheet of four, never hinged and post office fresh, marginal wrinkles, otherwise v.f. (Mi.Block 1)
Box **
Catalog #B33
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #352
GERMANY Semi-Postals
1933 Wagner Operas, complete set of nine, used on registered cover, used locally in Erlangen, cover folded at bottom, well away from the stamps, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #B49-57
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #353
GERMANY Semi-Postals
1933 Wagner, unexploded 2m booklet, n.h., v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH34
Catalog Value €1,000
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #354
GERMANY Semi-Postals
1935 Ostropa souvenir sheet of four, cancelled 30.6.35 Schiffspost Ostropa Exhibition, incredibly fresh, minor paper split in the watermark at top (letter "R" of "Ostropa"), otherwise v.f.
Box
Catalog #B68
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #355
GERMANY Semi-Postals
1935 Nothilfe (Costumes), seven unexploded booklets, n.h., one with stamps stained, fine-v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH41
Catalog Value €1,400
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #356
GERMANY Semi-Postals
1936 Olympics, complete set in blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f. (Mi.609-616)
Box **
Catalog #B82-89
Catalog Value €560
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #357
GERMANY Air Post
1912 Regensburg, set of three, one 10pf (Mi.6) n.h., others l.h., fine-v.f., signed Ebel, Grabowski and Hartmann, rare set, especially in this condition,
*/**
Catalog #Mi. 6-8
Catalog Value €5,800
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #358
GERMANY Air Post
1926-27 German Eagle, complete set of eight, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #C27-34
Catalog Value $ 967
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #359
GERMANY Air Post
1926-27 German Eagle, complete set of eight, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #C27-34
Catalog Value $ 967
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #360
GERMANY Air Post
1926-27 German Eagle, 5pf-3m, complete set of eight blocks of four, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f. (Mi.378-384)
Box **
Catalog #C27-34
Catalog Value €4,800
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #361
GERMANY Air Post
1931 Polar Flight, 1m-4m set of three, top or bottom sheet corner margin singles, 2m lightly hinged, others never hinged (hinged in margin only), fine-v.f. (Mi.456-58)
*/**
Catalog #C40-42
Catalog Value €2,970
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #362
GERMANY Air Post
1931 German Eagle, unexploded 2M booklet, Onr.3, n.h., v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH20.1
Catalog Value €1,200
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #363
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1924 Z.R.3 flight cover franked with complete set of Nothilfe semi-postals, also two additional stamps, little toning, otherwise fine-v.f., with New York (Oct.15) arrival
Envelope
Catalog #Si.20a
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #364
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1930 Munich-Berlin Hamburg Flight card (Dr.Eckener) addressed to Manila, franked with 1m, cancelled on board, with Straubing (21 June) and "Berlin-Staaken Zeppelintag" pmks, red "Mit Luftpost befordert Hamburg 1" and oval "Mit Luftpost Graf Zeppelin Befordert" cachets, Manila (21 July) arrival pmk, fine and rare "Zeppelin Day" card to uncommon destination
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #365
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1930 South Alpine Flight card (Dr.Eckener) addressed to Manila, franked with 1m, cancelled on board, with Straubing (27 Oct) and Manila (1 Aug) arrival pmks, fine card to uncommon destination
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #366
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1931 1st SAF card addressed to Manila, franked with 2m Polar Flight, cancelled Berlin (29 Aug), with red Berlin-Friedrichshafen connecting and blue cachets, Rio (4 Sep) and Manila (Oct 30) arrival pmks, minor card creases, scarce destination, especially for a 2m Polar Flight adhesive
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #367
GERMANY Zeppelin Flights
1935-1940 four legal size covers, three from Brazil to Airship Graf Zeppelin in Friedrichshafen, corner cachet "Sindicato Condor Ltda," the other from "Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei G.m.b.H.", window envelope franked with 12pf, with Frankfurt pmk, some cover wear, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #368
GERMANY Officials
1934 6pf dark green, imperf. block of four, n.h., v.f. (Mi.135U)
Box **
Catalog #O83a
Catalog Value €2,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #369
GERMANY Belgian Occupation
1919-21 Eupen and Malmedy overprints complete, also one set of Postage Dues and surcharges, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #1N18-58.1NJ1-5
Catalog Value $ 842
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #370
GERMANY Local Issues - Strausberg
1945 Reconstruction, set of four souvenir sheets (violet and black in types I and II), plus one with "Strausburg" instead of "Strausberg" variety, each with a central postmark, fine-v.f.,
Box
Catalog #Mi.Block 1-2,2PFI
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #371
GERMANY French Zone Occupation
1946 20fr black, imperf. composite sheetlet of three, left one showing frame only, v.f.
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Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #372
GERMANY French Zone Occupation Semi-Postals
1949 Baden, Red Cross souvenir sheet of four, cancelled Bopard 10.9.49, wrinkled, minor thin spots, otherwise fine, signed Schlegel,
Box
Catalog #Block 1
Catalog Value €1,500
Unsold
Lot #373
GERMANY Berlin
1948 1pf-5M overprinted "Berlin" in black, complete set of 20, used on two locally addressed registered covers, all tied by "Berlin 7.10.48 16-17" cds, v.f. with 2002 Schlegel certificate (catalogue value for used, without any premium for cover)
Envelope
Catalog #9N1-20
Catalog Value €2,400
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #374
GERMANY Berlin
1948 2pf-2M overprinted in black, 17 different incl. 25pf, 1M and 2M, tied by 30.10.48 pmks on large cover used locally in Berlin, "Luftbrucke" and 30.10.48 cds, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #9N1/18
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #375
GERMANY Berlin Semi-Postals
1949 Currency Reform set of three, used 13.2.51 on cover from Eislingen via Stuttgart, fine-v.f. (Mi.68-70, catalogue value for used off cover)
Envelope
Catalog #9NB1-3
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #376
GERMANY SOVIET ZONE OCCUPATION
1946 East Saxony, 12+88pf Reconstruction, top margin block of 10, imperf. horizontally, n.h., few minor gum creases, bottom left stamp with faults, otherwise fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #65aAUw
Catalog Value €750
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #377
GERMANY East Germany (D.D.R)
1984 1984 unissued Summer Olympics, set of three, n.h., v.f., with 1990 Hans Zierer certificates. These stamps were prepared for use but withdrawn after the Communist Block announced the boycott of the Los Angeles Games. The same design was used in 1988 for the Seoul Games. No more than 50 sets exist, making this a premier Olympic rarity,
**
Catalog #Mi.I-III
Catalog Value €13,000
Unsold
Lot #378
GERMANY East Germany (D.D.R) Officials
1963-64 German People's Police ZDK issues, 112 different (including various overprints I-XVII etc.), missing only four stamps (Mi.53 VI,X,XI KMS 2/6,2/10,2/11 and Mi.54 III 0 LPZ 2/3), n.h., v.f., seldom offered,
**
Catalog #Mi.1-30,31/45
Catalog Value €3,172
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #379
GERMANY East Germany (D.D.R) Officials
1964 ZKD Issues (Association of Publicly Owned Enterprises), complete set of 84, n.h., v.f., rare,
**
Catalog #Mi.46I-60
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #380
GERMANY East Germany (D.D.R) Officials
1964 Issues for the VVB, complete sets of 168, cancelled to order, n.h., v.f., very scarce,
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Catalog #Mi.16-60
Catalog Value €3,200
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #381
GERMAN COLONIES German Offices in Morocco
1900 surcharges 3c/3pf-6p25c/5m, set of 13 (5m type II), used, fine-v.f., few signed (Mi.7-19II)
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Catalog #7-18,19A
Catalog Value €650
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #382
GERMAN COLONIES German Offices in Morocco
1905 3c on 3pf-6p25c on 5m, set of 13, used, fine-v.f. (Mi.21-33)
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Catalog #20-32
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #383
GERMAN COLONIES German Offices in Morocco
1906-11 3c on 3pf-6p25c on 5m, set of 12, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (Mi.34-45)
*
Catalog #33-44
Catalog Value €630
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #384
GERMAN COLONIES German Offices in Morocco
1906-11 3c on 3pf-6p25c on 5m, set of 12, used, fine-v.f., high values signed Bothe or Lantelme (Mi.34-45)
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Catalog #33-44
Catalog Value €1,400
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #385
GERMAN COLONIES German Offices in Turkish Empire
1905 25pi on 5m slate and carmine, used, v.f. (Mi.35)
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Catalog #42
Catalog Value €700
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #386
GERMAN COLONIES German South-West Africa
1900 (Sep), picture postcard ("Gruss aus Luderitzbucht") to Germany, franked with 5pf DSWA, used in combination with Cape of Good Hope 1/2p green, tied by Luderitzbucht cds, redirected on arrival in Darmstadt, fine card from Luderitzbucht (Luderitz Bay), a naval base for German South West Africa, modern day Namibia
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #387
GERMAN COLONIES Caroline Islands
1899 25pf orange, overprinted at 48 degree angle, neat "Yap 29.11" cds, well centered, tiny translucency, otherwise v.f., signed Buhler (Mi.5I)
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Catalog #5a
Catalog Value €3,400
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #388
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1898 (9 May) Hong Kong stationery 1c postal card, franked with 2x5c China overprints, used from Tsingtao to Dresden, fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #389
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1901 Yacht, 3pf-5m, complete set, used, fine-v.f., signed Bothe, Pauligk, etc. (Mi.5-17)
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Catalog #10-22
Catalog Value €1,400
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #390
GERMAN COLONIES Kiauchau
1905 Yacht, 1c-$2 1/2, complete set used, $2 1/2 with tiny translucency, otherwise fine-v.f. and scarce used set, signed Richter (Mi.18-27A)
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Catalog #23-32
Catalog Value €6,500
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #391
GERMAN COLONIES Mariana Islands
1906 registered cover franked with 25pf and 30pf Yacht, used from Jaluit to Germany, tied by "Deutsche Seepost Jaluit Line 1906" cancels, with corresponding "Line Hong Kong-Sydney" registration label, boxed "Reichspostdampfer Germania" handstamp, arrival on reverse, v.f., with Ostpokollen arrival cds, signed Bloch
Envelope
Catalog #21-22
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #392
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Albania Semi-Postals
1944 Pictorials, complete set of seven, unfolded sheets of 50, occasional perf. separations and marginal abrasions, stamps n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Mi.15-21
Catalog Value €3,500
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #393
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Belgium - Flemish Legion
1943 Flemish Kings, sheetlets of four, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #Mi.IX-XIV
Catalog Value €900
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #394
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Belgium - Flemish Legion
1943 Flemish Kings, three complete sets of sheetlets of four, n.h., occasional marginal creases or toning, stamps mostly fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #Mi.IX-XIV
Catalog Value €2,700
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #395
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Bohemia & Moravia - Theresienstadt
1943 perforated and gummed sheetlet of four in issued color (green), margins reduced, one stamp with a natural inclusion, v.f., each stamp signed Gilbert
Box **
Catalog #Mi.1
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #396
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Bohemia & Moravia - Theresienstadt
1943 perforated and gummed sheetlet of four in issued color (green), marginal wrinkles and minor adhesions, n.h., v.f., each stamp signed Gilbert, with copy of his 1978 certificate. A rare sheet
Box **
Catalog #Mi.1
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #397
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES France - Dunkirk
1940 10c ultramarine and 90c+60c Mothers and Children, overprinted type I, used on locally addressed cover, v.f., signed Roumet, Tust, etc.
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #398
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES France - Dunkirk
1940 1fr green (France Mi.384), sheet margin single, handstamped type I (on both stamp and margin), used on cover from St Pol sur Mer 20.8.40 to Paris, minor cover flaws, not affecting the stamp, fine and scarce usage of an unissued variety, with Krischke cert.
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #399
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES France - Dunkirk
1940 cover franked with 10c definitive and 90c+10c Balzac, both overprinted type I, tied by Dunkirk pmks and addressed to Ghyvelde, with arrival on reverse, v.f., signed Roumet, Calves
Envelope
Catalog #Mi. 7,38
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #400
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Kotor
1944 "Boka Kotorska" unissued set of six, with 10pf olive, 15pf red, 25pf sepia, 50pf gray brown, 60pf blue and 80pf dark blue, n.h., post office fresh, few signed Ludin and Zierer, with 2007 Krischke certificate ('Sie sind als Satz sehr selten"),
**
Catalog #Mi.I-VI
Catalog Value €5,400
Unsold
Lot #401
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Lithuania
1941 Vilnius, 80k carmine, three copies, each variety space between "L" and "N" of Vilnius, h.r., fine-v.f., signed Estka, with individual Krischke certificates,
*
Catalog #Mi.17 I
Catalog Value €3,300
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #402
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Lithuania - Telsiai
1941 60k carmine, vertical pair, se-tenant overprint type I+III inverted, n.h., v.f., signed Keiler, Steumpel etc.
**
Catalog #Mi.7K
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #403
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Lithuania - Zarasai
1941 50k brown, red overprint, type II, "Lieuva" instead of "Lietuva" variety, n.h., v.f., signed Keiler,
**
Catalog #Mi.6bIV
Catalog Value €1,800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #404
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Luxembourg Postal Stationery
1943 (20 Sep) 15Rpf surcharge, postal card with additional franking (6x1pf Hitler stamps), used locally in Nikolsburg, fine,
Envelope
Catalog #Mi.P8
Catalog Value €600
Unsold
Lot #405
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Montenegro
1943 2L magenta, block of fifteen, pos. 8 showing overprint variety, n.h., some perf. separations, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Mi.17I
Catalog Value €880
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #406
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Poland - Generalgouvernement
1944 Gorale, unissued set of three, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #Mi.I-III
Catalog Value €1,800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #407
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Poland - Generalgouvernement
1944 unissued Gorale, 24gr dark carmine, block of four, n.h., one stamp with ink offset from printing, v.f., with 2002 Pfeiffer cert.,
Box **
Catalog #Mi.II
Catalog Value €2,200
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #408
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Ghettopost - Litzmannstadt (Lodz)
1944 Judenpost, unissued design in black, imperf. single, v.f., signed Jungjohann
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Unsold
Lot #409
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Ghettopost - Litzmannstadt (Lodz)
1944 Judenpost, 5pf orange red, horizontal tete-beche pair, also 10pf blue green horizontal pair, unused without gum as issued, v.f., signed Mikulski, with his 1979 opinion
(*)
Catalog #Mi.I,II
Unsold
Lot #410
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Serbia
1941 0.50d, 1d, 1.50d and 2d, four different, network omitted, first and last h.r., others n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogue value for unhinged)
*/**
Catalog #Mi.2I-5I
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #411
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Serbia
1941 1.50d network omitted, block of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Mi.4I
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #412
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Ukraine - Alexanderstadt
1942 1r on 10r dark blue, used, well centered, v.f. and scarce, signed Keiler, with 2005 Krischke cert.,
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Catalog #Mi.15
Catalog Value €3,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #413
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Zara Postage Dues
1943 5c-5L, type I, complete except for two low values (20c and 50c), l.h., fine-v.f., with 1989 Diena cert. for the better values,
*
Catalog #Mi.1/11I
Catalog Value €5,400
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #414
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Zara Postage Dues
1943 5c-50c, six values (without 10c), type II, each with fat second "a" in "Zara" variety (pos.100) 25c with sheet margin, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Krischke, etc., with 1988 Ludin cert. for the 25c,
**
Catalog #Mi.1,3-7IIk
Catalog Value €2,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #415
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Zara Postage Dues
1943 10c, 20c, 30c, 40c and 50c, type I, all with broken top of "B" variety, n.h., fine-v.f., few handstamp guarantees, with 2001 Sismondo cert.,
**
Catalog #Mi.2-3,5-7Ib
Catalog Value €500
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #416
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Zara Postage Dues
1943 25c green, type II, pos.68, broken "D" in "Deutsche" variety, n.h., v.f., signed Ludin, with 2000 Krischke cert.,
**
Catalog #Mi.4IIh
Catalog Value €2,000
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #417
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Zara Postage Dues
1943 5L violet, type III, n.h., pencil signed, v.f., signed Ludin,
**
Catalog #Mi.11III
Catalog Value €4,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #418
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Indian National Army (Azad Hind)
1943 1r+2r, three top values, n.h., handstamp guarantees, v.f.,
**
Catalog #Mi.VIIa-b
Catalog Value €1,300
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #419
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1938-1943 SS Fieldpost, selection of 24 covers, mostly written-up on pages, including 1938 cover from Buchenwald; 1941 cover from the Economic Office of the SS at Auschwitz; 1942 letter from the Administrative office of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp; 1942 cover from SS Guard Barracks in Gross Lichterfeld (from Hitler's Guard unit in the Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler); cover from Natzweiler Concentration Camp, plus others incl. pre-printed "SS Feldpost" and "Erganzungsamt der Waffen-SS," letter from the Security Police in Kattowitz, 1940 official military mail with a mute cancel applied at Radom, with open-unit seal identification of "SS Totenkopf" (Deaths Head) and others
Envelope
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #420
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1940 the so-called Rommel booklet, with stamps of France, Italy, Libya, Tunisia, numbered "948" (2000 printed), fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #421
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1940 the so-called Rommel booklet, with stamps of France, Italy, Libya, Tunisia, numbered "765" (2000 printed), fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #422
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1943 Palm Tree, horizontal pair, perfs not entirely punched through, h.r., v.f., signed Kesselstadt
*
Catalog #Mi.5a
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #423
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1944 Crete and Inselpost Rhodes, four different, also "Weinachten 1944" type V, all tied by 25.12.44 Feldpost pmks on unaddressed 30c postal card, v.f. (catalogued as cancelled to order)
Envelope
Catalog #Mi.6,8,9,10B,12
Catalog Value €5,234
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #424
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1944 "Inselpost" inverted, n.h., v.f., signed Rungas,
**
Catalog #Mi.6K
Catalog Value €2,400
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #425
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1944 "Inselpost" perforated and rouletted, n.h., v.f., the latter signed Bloch,
**
Catalog #Mi.7A,8B
Catalog Value €800
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #426
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1944 rouletted, l.h., v.f., with 1981 Diena cert. (catalogue value for unhinged)
*
Catalog #Mi.9
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #427
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1944 overprinted "Weinachten 1944" block of four, bottom left stamp type IV (defective "W" of "Weinachten"), others type III (positions 1-2,11-12), also two additional stamps, tied by 25.12.44 Feldpost pmks on unaddressed 30c postal card, v.f. (catalogued as cancelled to order)
Envelope
Catalog #Mi.9,10B,12
Catalog Value €2,074
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #428
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1945 perforated, dark blue overprint, h.r., fine, signed Krischke (catalogue value for n.h.)
*
Catalog #Mi.10AbII
Catalog Value €700
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #429
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES German WWII Fieldpost Issues
1944 overprinted Type III, cancelled on piece, v.f., signed Krischke etc., also unused Tunis Palm Tree (Mi.5a) without gum,
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Catalog #Mi.5a,12 III
Catalog Value €930
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #430
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Soviet Propaganda Issues for Germany
1941-45 Russian propaganda newspapers "Front-Illustrierte", collection of 88 different, usually 4-8 pages each, distributed to the German POWs, with fascinating contents including hundreds of rare photos of captured German generals, grizzly propaganda shots of hardships at the front and at home, caricatures of the Nazi leaders and usual Soviet propaganda, excellent condition
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #431
GREAT BRITAIN
1840 1p intense black, plate 1b, lettered "G-B", unused with original gum, small h.r., re-cut side-lines and re-cut corners, margins all around, beautiful color and sharp impression, fresh and v.f. example of this rare shade, with 2008 Brandon cert. (catalogue value for the ordinary intense black, without consideration for the recutting) (SG AS4h,i)
*
Catalog #1a
Catalog Value £17,500
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #432
GREAT BRITAIN
1841 2p blue, plate 4, lettered "B-D", unused with original gum (heavy h.r.), margins just in at upper left and lower right, still a very good example of this rare stamp, with 2008 Brandon cert. (SG 14)
*
Catalog #4
Catalog Value £6,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #433
GREAT BRITAIN
1850 Prince Consort, imperforate completed essay in red brown, lettered "F-J", without gum as issued, shallow thin at top, otherwise fresh and v.f., with 2015 BPA certificate. These essays were prepared for Henry Archer (the inventor of the first postage stamp perforating machine, which he patented in 1848, to facilitate stamp separation. He eventually sold his copyright and patents to the Postmaster General) for the surface-printed issues. When Archer was cautioned against using the Queen's Head in the design of the stamp, that of Prince Albert's portrait was used instead (it has been suggested that the check letters "F" and "J" were initials of Ferdinand Joubert, who designed Britain's first surface printed postage stamp) (SG DP71(2)
E

Catalog Value £3,000
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #434
GREAT BRITAIN
1850 Prince Consort, imperforate completed essay in black, lettered "F-J", without gum, repaired (a hinge thin filled in at top), otherwise fresh and v.f., with 2015 BPA cert. (SG DP71(2)
E

Catalog Value £4,500
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #435
GREAT BRITAIN
1878 10sh gray, lettered A-D, used, small faults, fine appearance (SG 128)
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Catalog #74
Catalog Value £3,200
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #436
GREAT BRITAIN
1878 10sh slate, plate 1, used, slight toning on reverse, otherwise fine, signed Raybaudi (SG 128)
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Catalog #74
Catalog Value £3,200
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #437
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 5sh rose, blued paper, plate 4, watermarked "Anchor", used, well centered, v.f., with 2004 BPB (Basel) cert. (SG 130)
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Catalog #90
Catalog Value £4,800
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #438
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 5sh rose, blued paper, neat Glasgow cds, well centered, bright color, v.f. and beautiful stamp (SG 130)
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Catalog #90
Catalog Value £4,800
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #439
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 5sh rose, plate 4, watermarked anchor, white paper, heavy cancels, small faults, fine appearance (SG 134)
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Catalog #90a
Catalog Value £4,200
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #440
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 10sh slate, white paper, excellent centering and perforations, Manchester, Au 14, 83 cds, fine (SG 135)
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Catalog #91a
Catalog Value £4,500
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #441
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 10sh slate, white paper, oval grids cancel, well centered, fine (SG 135)
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Catalog #91a
Catalog Value £4,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #442
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 £1 brown lilac, watermarked Anchor, white paper, neat Glasgow 1883 cds, well centered, v.f., signed Buhler (SG 136)
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Catalog #92a
Catalog Value £9,000
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #443
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 £1 brown lilac, plate 1, watermarked anchor, white paper, used, well centered, small tears, creases and slight discoloration, otherwise v.f. example of this rare high value, with 2008 Brandon cert. (SG 136)
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Catalog #92a
Catalog Value £9,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #444
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 £5 orange, white paper, nearly sock-on-the nose Newport cancel, fresh color, v.f. (SG 137)
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Catalog #93
Catalog Value £4,750
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #445
GREAT BRITAIN
1883-84 2sh6p-10sh, set of three, nice colors, h.r., fine-v.f., pencil signed (SG 178/183)
*
Catalog #96,108-109
Catalog Value £3,825
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #446
GREAT BRITAIN
1883 2sh6p lilac, Bluish Paper, well centered, h.r., small stain at bottom, otherwise fresh and v.f. example of this rare stamp, with 2010 Brandon cert. (SG 175)
*
Catalog #96a
Catalog Value £6,750
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #447
GREAT BRITAIN
1884 5sh rose, blue paper, never hinged and post office fresh, signed Raybaudi, with 2008 Brandon certificate. A beautiful stamp (SG 176; catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #108a
Catalog Value £18,000
Price Realized
$9,000.00

Lot #448
GREAT BRITAIN
1884 £1 brown violet, watermarked Crowns, heavy cancels, small faults, otherwise v.f. (SG 185)
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Catalog #110
Catalog Value £2,800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #449
GREAT BRITAIN
1884 £1 brown violet, watermarked crowns, used, well centered, creases, abrasions and perf. faults, otherwise fine (SG 185)
O
Catalog #110
Catalog Value £2,800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #450
GREAT BRITAIN
1891 £1 green, nicely centered, h.r., very faint gum toning, otherwise v.f., signed Diena, etc. (SG 212)
*
Catalog #124
Catalog Value £4,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #451
GREAT BRITAIN
1891 £1 blue green, beautiful color, well centered, small h.r., fresh and v.f. (SG 212)
*
Catalog #124
Catalog Value £4,000
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #452
GREAT BRITAIN
1891 £1 blue green, well centered, heavy h.r., light natural creases, otherwise v.f. (SG 212)
*
Catalog #124
Catalog Value £4,000
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #453
GREAT BRITAIN
1902 KEVII £1 green, sheet margin at left, fresh color, h.r., v.f., pencil signed (SG 266)
*
Catalog #142
Catalog Value £2,000
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #454
GREAT BRITAIN
1902-11 £1 blue green, nice color, h.r., fine (SG 266)
*
Catalog #142
Catalog Value £2,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #455
GREAT BRITAIN
1919 Seahorses, Bradbury, Wilkinson, two sets of three, different shades, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 413a-417)
*
Catalog #179-181
Catalog Value £1,920
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #456
GREAT BRITAIN
1934 Seahorses, Waterlow and Sons, 2sh6p-10sh, set of three, 10sh with sheet margin at top, n.h., v.f. (SG 450-452)
**
Catalog #222-224
Catalog Value £1,050
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #457
GREAT BRITAIN
1934 Seahorses,10sh dark blue, two singles, both well centered, h.r., one with natural gum wrinkles, still fine-v.f. (SG 452)
*
Catalog #224
Catalog Value £700
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #458
GREAT BRITAIN
1934 Seahorses, 10sh dark blue, well centered, n.h., v.f. (SG 452)
**
Catalog #224
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #459
GREAT BRITAIN
1935 Silver Jubilee, three hand-painted (regional coat of arms) cacheted covers, each franked with the complete set of four, used 1935-1936 from Belfast, Glasgow and Denbigh, each autographed by the corresponding governors of the region, sent to New York City, fine and beautiful covers
Envelope
Catalog #226-229
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #460
GREAT BRITAIN
1955 QEII 2sh6p-£1 Castles, two sets of four, three with sheet margin, n.h., v.f. (SG 536-539)
**
Catalog #309-312
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #461
GREAT BRITAIN Postage Dues
1914 2p, selection of 19 perforated and gummed trial color proofs, all shades represented, h.r., fine-v.f., rare, SG
P
Catalog #J4P
Catalog Value £1,615
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #462
GREAT BRITAIN Postage Dues
1955-57 1/2p-5sh, complete set, n.h., pencil signed, fine-v.f. (SG D46-55)
**
Catalog #J45-54
Catalog Value £425
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #463
GREAT BRITAIN Revenue Stamps
1949-1950 group of seven documents, variety of Foreign Bill (George VI) franking to £5, originating from New South Wales and Victoria, with embossed franking to £20 (Stamp Duty), some wear and tear, minor faults, interesting group
Unsold
Lot #464
GREAT BRITAIN Channel Islands - Jersey
1982 40th Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's Accession to the Throne, set of four imperf. and gummed proof sheetlets, n.h., v.f.
P
Unsold
Lot #465
GREAT BRITAIN British Intervention in North Russia
1920 free-frank cover, endorsed "on active service", from a member of the British Expeditionary Force in Riga, Latvia, bearing "Received from H.M. Ship No Charge to be Raised" handstamp, also London May 25, 1920 datestamp, addressed to Kirumu, Nyasa Province, British East Africa, with Mombasa and Kirumu arrival pmks on back, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #466
GREAT BRITAIN British Offices in the Turkish Empire
1906 surcharged 1pi on 2d gray green and carmine, tied on small piece by oval "Beirut" Registered cancel, fine, with 2010 Brandon cert. (SG 15)
O
Catalog #25
Catalog Value £700
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #467
GREAT BRITAIN British Offices Abroad - Corfu
1851 (21 Nov) FL from Corfu to Patrasso, 21 Nov. departure pmk, with "Paid at Corfu" crown circle in black, fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #468
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ABU DHABI
1966 surcharges, 10 complete sets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #SG 15-25
Catalog Value £2,750
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #469
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ABU DHABI
1966 surcharges, 10 complete sets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #SG 15-25
Catalog Value £2,750
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #470
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ABU DHABI
1966 surcharges, 9 complete sets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #SG 15-25
Catalog Value £2,475
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #471
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ADEN
1937 Dhow, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 1-12)
*
Catalog #1-12
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #472
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ADEN
1937 Dhow, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 1-12)
*
Catalog #1-12
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #473
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ADEN
1937 Dhow, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 1-12)
*
Catalog #1-12
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #474
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ANTIGUA
1879 2 1/2p red brown, rich color, heavy h.r., fine, signed Brandon (SG 19)
*
Catalog #9
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #475
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ANTIGUA
1903-17 Edward and George V, complete sets to 5sh, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 31-51)
*
Catalog #21-38,40
Catalog Value £590
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #476
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ANTIGUA
1903 Edward, 1/2p-5sh, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 31-40)
*
Catalog #21-30
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #477
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ANTIGUA
1921-29 George V, 3p-£1, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 55-61)
*
Catalog #58-64
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #478
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ASCENSION
1922 Overprints, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 1-9)
*
Catalog #1-9
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #479
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ASCENSION
1924-33 George V, 1/2p-3sh, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 10-20)
*
Catalog #10-21
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #480
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ASCENSION
1924-33 George V, 1/2p-3sh, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 10-20)
*
Catalog #10-21
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #481
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN STATES - NEW SOUTH WALES
1891 surcharges, set of three, overprinted Specimen in blue, blocks of four, n.h., natural vertical gum crease affecting two 7 1/2p on 6p, balance fresh and fine-v.f. (SG 266-268s; catalogue value for hinged singles)
Box S
Catalog #92-94S
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #482
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN STATES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA
1859 1p yellow green, rouletted, unused without gum, fine, with 2005 Brandon cert. (SG 13)
(*)
Catalog #10
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #483
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN STATES - TASMANIA
1905 1p Mount Wellington, perf. 11, variety imperf. at right, h.r., v.f. (SG 250var)
*
Catalog #103var
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #484
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN STATES - VICTORIA Officials
1901 1/2p-5sh, set of 13, perforated "OS" and cancelled to order, fine-v.f.
O
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #485
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN STATES - WESTERN AUSTRALIA
1864 4d pale blue, horizontal pair, unused with original gum, margins all around, natural inclusions, fine,
*
Catalog #SG 3
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #486
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA
1915-24 Kangaroo, £1 ultramarine and brown orange, well centered with wide margins, fresh color, h.r., v.f. (SG 44)
*
Catalog #56
Catalog Value £3,000
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #487
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA
1915-24 Kangaroo, £1 ultramarine and brown, fresh colors, l.h., v.f. (SG 44)
*
Catalog #56a
Catalog Value £3,000
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #488
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA
1929-30 Kangaroos, 6p-5sh, five values, h.r., nicely centered, fine-v.f. (SG 107-111)
*
Catalog #96-100
Catalog Value £454
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #489
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Air Post
1919 First Aerial Post England-Australia, the so-called Ross-Smith vignette in dark blue, sheetlet with margins all around, never hinged and post office fresh, absolutely pristine white gum, undoubtedly the finest possible condition of this difficult sheetlet. According to Eustis, 576 examples of the vignette were printed, of these 125 were destroyed and another 364 were used on mail; of the remaining 87 mint examples about 20 had their margins removed in anticipation of being used on mails and a further 25 (ca) are held in institutional collections around the world, leaving only 42 or so sheetlets available to private collectors
**
Catalog #YT 1
Price Realized
$11,000.00

Lot #490
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Air Post
1919 First Aerial Post England-Australia, the so-called Ross-Smith vignette in dark blue, sheetlet with margins all around, l.h., v.f., couple of tiny natural inclusions, signed Kessler, with other handstamped guarantee marks and pencil signed. The Ross Smith vignette was designed to go on mail flown by Ross Smith and his brother Keith in their award winning first flight from England to Australia. A prize of £10,000 was offered by the Australian government for the first aviator to do so. The flight left England on 12 November 1919 and took 28 days to reach Australia
*
Catalog #YT 1
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #491
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Postage Dues
1902 1/2p-5sh emerald green, complete set, 3p used, others l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG D1-8)
*O
Catalog #J1-8
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #492
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Postage Dues
1902 10sh dull green, unused with large part original gum, h.r., faint toning, otherwise fine, signed Champion (SG D43)
*
Catalog #J21
Catalog Value £2,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #493
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Postage Dues
1908 1sh, 2sh and 5sh dull green, well centered for issue, 2sh slight toning, otherwise fresh and fine, last one signed Gebruder Senf, rare (SG D58-60)
*
Catalog #J34-36
Catalog Value £1,370
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #494
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Officials
1915 5sh yellow and gray, perforated "O S", small h.r., faint toned spot on gum, otherwise v.f. (SG O50)
*
Catalog #OB44
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #495
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIA Officials
1915 10sh bright pink and gray, perforated "OS", l.h., fine (SG O51)
*
Catalog #OB57
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #496
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES - NEW GUINEA
1932-34 1p-£1 (without dates), complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 177-189)
*
Catalog #31-45
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #497
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES - NEW GUINEA Air Post
1932-34 1/2c-£1, Redrawn, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 190-203)
*
Catalog #C28-43
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #498
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES - NEW GUINEA Air Post
1935 £2 violet & £5 green, set of two, l.h., fine-v.f., signed Brun, with 1991 Diena cert. (SG 204-205)
*
Catalog #C44-45
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #499
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1859 1p dull lake, remainder printing on thick, slightly transparent paper, imperf. single unused with original gum, fresh and v.f. (SG 1 footnote)
*
Catalog #1a
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #500
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1859 1p dull lake, thick paper, imperforate single with ample margins all around, duplex postmark, good color, fine, with 1961 Royal cert. (SG 1)
O
Catalog #1b
Catalog Value £2,250
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #501
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1862 1p lake, original gum (h.r.), nice color, usual centering and perforations, fine, with 2010 Brandon cert. (SG 8)
*
Catalog #5
Catalog Value £1,000
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #502
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1863-65 1p lake, brown lake and vermilion, three different, unused part original gum, one with some adhesions; also 1p rose lake used, mostly fine (SG 20-23)
*O
Catalog #11,11a,11b,12
Catalog Value £440
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #503
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1875 4p rose lake, perf. 14, unused without gum, fresh and fine (SG 37)
(*)
Catalog #18
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #504
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1882 1p scarlet vermilion, unused with full original gum, previously hinged, beautiful color and well centered for this, signed Gebruder Senf (SG 42)
*
Catalog #20
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #505
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS
1882 4p rose, perf. 12, unused part original gum, h.r., tiny perf. thins at top, fine (SG 41)
*
Catalog #25
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #506
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS Special Delivery
1916 5p orange and black, overprint double, well centered, h.r., v.f., with 2010 Brandon cert. (SG S1a)
*
Catalog #E1a
Catalog Value £800
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #507
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS Special Delivery
1916 5p orange and black, overprint inverted, well centered, h.r., v.f., with 2010 Brandon cert. (SG S1c)
*
Catalog #E1b
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #508
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHAMAS War Tax
1918 1p carmine, top sheet margin single, watermarked sideways, n.h., v.f. (SG 97a, catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #MR7var
Catalog Value £225
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #509
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHRAIN
1938-41 George VI, 3p-25r, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 20-37)
*
Catalog #20-37
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #510
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHRAIN
1938-41 George VI, 3p-25r, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 20-37)
*
Catalog #20-37
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #511
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHRAIN
1938-41 George VI, 3p-25r, complete set, l.h. (few h.r.), fine-v.f. (SG 20-37)
*
Catalog #20-37
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #512
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BAHRAIN
1938-41 George VI, complete set, n.h. (4a l.h.), fine-v.f. (SG 20-37)
**
Catalog #20-37
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #513
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BARBADOS
1882-85 Victoria, 1/2p-5sh, complete set, h.r., 5sh thin, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 89-103)
*
Catalog #60-68
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #514
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BARBADOS
1904-10 1/2p-2sh6p, complete set, 14 different (with shades of 1/2p and 2 1/2p), l.h., one 2 1/2p with slight stains, balance fine-v.f. (SG 135-144,163-169)
*
Catalog #90-101
Catalog Value £360
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #515
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BARBUDA
1922 George V overprints, complete set of eleven used on three registered "On His Majesty's Service" covers to Belgium, St. John's Antigua and New York transits, fine-v.f., scarce set of covers (SG 1-11)
Envelope
Catalog #1-11
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #516
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BATUM
1918 provisional handstamp, negative "Batumskaya Kontora No.1" handstamp, also framed 6-line cachet indicating payment is to be made in cash, endorsed "15k" in pen, fine and rare usage during the time when stamps in Batum were not available
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #517
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE
1913-23 Seahorses, 2sh6p and 5sh, Waterlow and Bradbury printings, l.h., pencil notations on gum, fine-v.f. (SG 83-84,88-89)
*
Catalog #92-95
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #518
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE
1914-23 Seahorses, 2sh6p and 5sh, Waterlow and Bradbury printings, h.r., 5sh Waterlow toned, balance fine-v.f. (SG 83-84,88-89)
*
Catalog #92-95
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #519
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE
1932 George V, 1/2p-10sh., complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 99-110)
*
Catalog #105-116
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #520
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE
1932 George V, 1/2p-10sh, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 99-110)
*
Catalog #105-116
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #521
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE
1932 George V, 1/2p-10sh, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 99-110)
*
Catalog #105-116
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #522
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BERMUDA
1875 Three Pence surcharge on 1sh green, with "P" the same as "R", unused with large part original gum, h.r., small faults, fine appearance, signed Brandon (SG 13b)
*
Catalog #12a
Catalog Value £2,000
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #523
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BERMUDA
1910 George V, £1 black and violet, l.h., v.f. (SG 55)
*
Catalog #54
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #524
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BERMUDA Zeppelin Flights
1925 Bermuda-Lakehurst, Lakehurst-Bermuda, selection of 21 covers, with US (13) or Bermuda (8) franking, various pmks and drops, Roessler cachets etc., some wear & tear, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #525
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BERMUDA Postal Stationery
1948 3p Registration letter, used and unused, the latter to USA, censored and charged 10c postage due, some tears, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #526
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BERMUDA Revenue Stamps
1970 $100 orange, left sheet margin block of six, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Unsold
Lot #527
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1895 Overprints, 1/2a-5r, complete set, h.r., some slightly toned or glazed gum, fine-v.f. and scarce set (SG 33-47)
*
Catalog #38-52
Catalog Value £2,750
Price Realized
$1,650.00

Lot #528
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1895 Overprints on stamps of India, 1/2a-5r, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 49-64)
*
Catalog #54-71
Catalog Value £770
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #529
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1896-1901 1/2a-5r, complete set of 15 (without the 1a deep rose which came out in 1903), h.r., few small faults affecting low values and 1r, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 65-79)
*
Catalog #72/87
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #530
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1898 Victoria, 4r carmine and 5r black brown, h.r., first one with little toning, the latter creased, otherwise v.f. (SG 95-96)
*
Catalog #105,106
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #531
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH GUIANA
1852 4c black on blue, used, margins just touching at upper right, clear on all other sides, sealed tear, thin and usual surface abrasions, still a presentable example of this rare stamp, with 2013 Sismondo cert. (SG 10)
O
Catalog #7
Catalog Value £12,000
Unsold
Lot #532
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH HONDURAS
1904-6 KEVII, 1c-$5, set of nine, heavy h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 84-93)
*
Catalog #62-71
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #533
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH HONDURAS
1904-6 KEVII, 1c-$5, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 84-93)
*
Catalog #62-71
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #534
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH HONDURAS
1913-17 George V, 1c-$5, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 101-110)
*
Catalog #75-84
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #535
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH HONDURAS
1922-33 George V, 1c-$5, set of 13, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 124-137)
*
Catalog #92-104
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #536
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRUNEI
1906 1c-$1 on 8c, set of 12, mostly h.r. (few low values unused or dried gum), fine-v.f. (SG 11-22)
*
Catalog #1-12
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #537
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRUNEI
1906 1c-$1 on 8c, set of 12, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 11-22)
*
Catalog #1-12
Catalog Value £600
Unsold
Lot #538
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRUNEI
1907-21 1c-$5, set of 26 (complete according to Scott's), h.r., some normal toning, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 23-48)
*
Catalog #13-38
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #539
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRUNEI
1979 Opening of Ports and Harbors, prepared for use but not issued, set of four values, 12s, 20s, 25s and 75s, each with the Sultan's portrait in black, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #Mi.XVI-XIX
Catalog Value €10,000
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #540
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRUNEI
1982 Asean Silver Jubilee, set of three, also imperf. and gummed proof sheetlets, n.h., v.f.
P
Unsold
Lot #541
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN PROVINCES - NOVA SCOTIA
1857 6p dark green, diagonal bisect used as 3c on 1860 cover to Amherst, tied by oval grid cancel, with Parrsborough (Apr.15) departure and Amherst arrival (Apr.16) on reverse, stamp slightly creased, otherwise v.f., with 1956 Friedl cert. (SG 6a)
Envelope
Catalog #5a
Catalog Value £5,000
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #542
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1851 12p black, vertical "Specimen" in red, margins all around (marginal tear at right not affecting the design), small adhesion at top and very light stains, otherwise v.f. and rare (Unitrade 3Pi, CA$2,500)
S
Catalog #3S
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #543
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1893 20c vermilion and 50c deep blue, bright color, 20c with unusually large margins, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #46-47
Catalog Value $ 950
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #544
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1897 Jubilee, $1-$5, five high values, used, heavy cancels, fine,
O
Catalog #61-65
Catalog Value $ 4,600
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #545
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1928-29 1c-$1, complete set, mostly h.r. ($1 l.h.), fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #149-159
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #546
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1935 George V, 1c-$1, complete set in blocks of four, mostly well centered, n.h., fresh and fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #217-227
Catalog Value $ 787
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #547
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1959 St. Lawrence Seaway, 5c red and blue, center inverted, n.h., fresh and v.f. example of this popular rarity, approximately 400 believed to exist (Unitrade CA$16,000)
**
Catalog #387a
Catalog Value $ 11,000
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #548
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Air Post Semi-Officials
1927 Patricia Airways, overprinted in red (descending) "Special Air Service Sioux Lookout and Red Lake District 5 cents", sheet of eight, margins intact, Plate 1, position 7 showing malformed "o" in "Lookout", slight bend between stamps and minor perf. separations at top, hinged in margin, also two stamps l.h., others n.h., v.f.,
Box */**
Catalog #CL15b,c
Catalog Value $ 5,200
Unsold
Lot #549
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Zeppelin Flights
1930 (Aug 1) return of H.M. Airship R100 from Montreal, souvenir cover to St.Agathe, with "Aereodrome-St.Hubert Airport Air Mail Service" cachet, corresponding "R100-Montreal", August 7 and August 14 Montreal pmks, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #550
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Zeppelin Flights
1930 (Aug 1) return of H.M. Airship R100 from Montreal, souvenir cover to Madison, Wisc., with "R100" handstamp and corresponding "R100-Montreal", also "R-100 Br. Trans-Atlantic Dirigible Windsor-Walk RVIII" on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #551
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA Revenue Stamps
1930 George V, Electricity & Gas, $1 pane of 50, also 60c two blocks of 15, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Unsold
Lot #552
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND
1860 6p orange, unused without gum, margins just clear all around, creased, small tear, fine appearance, signed Brandon,
(*)
Catalog #13
Catalog Value $ 5,500
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #553
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND
1910 Tercentenary, set of 12, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #87-97
Catalog Value $ 550
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #554
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND
1932 booklet with complete contents, staples removed, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #SG SB3
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #555
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND Air Post
1919 $1 on 15c scarlet, with and without comma after "Post", h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #C2,2a
Catalog Value $ 465
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #556
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND Air Post
1933 5c light brown, left margin horizontal pair imperf. between, l.h., v.f., with 1996 Brandon cert.,
*
Catalog #C13b
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #557
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAYMAN ISLANDS
1902-7 KEVII, 1/2p-5sh, three complete sets (14 stamps), mostly l.h., 1sh with toned perf., otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 3-16)
*
Catalog #3-16
Catalog Value £480
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #558
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAYMAN ISLANDS
1907 KEVII, 1/2p-10sh, set of ten, h.r., 5sh with faint toned spots, fine-v.f. (SG 25-34)
*
Catalog #21-30
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #559
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAYMAN ISLANDS
1907-9 KEVII, 1/2p-10sh, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 25-34)
*
Catalog #21-30
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #560
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CEYLON
1912-25 George V, 1000r violet, overprinted Specimen in black, with broken "S", unused without gum, minor surface abrasions, otherwise fine and rare (SG 323s)
S
Catalog #218S
Catalog Value £1,400
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #561
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH COOK ISLANDS
1898-1900 Queen Makea, 1p, 1 1/2p and 10p black, imperforate trial color proofs on wove paper, v.f.
P
Unsold
Lot #562
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1879 (12 Nov) cover headed E.Jean & A.Thial Larnaca Chypre, franked with Great Britain 2 1/2p rosy mauve (pl.15), tied by "942" in oval, with Larnaca Cyprus departure cds alongside, sent to Alexandria, with "Poste Egiziane" arrival pmk on back, fine usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #563
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1879 (16 July) cover franked with Great Britain 2 1/2p rosy mauve (pl.14), tied by "942" in oval, with Larnaca Cyprus departure cds alongside, sent to London, with red arrival pmk on back, some cover flaws, partly mended at bottom, still fine and scarce usage from Larnaca
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #564
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1902-4 KEVII, 1/2pi-45pi, set of ten, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 50-59)
*
Catalog #38-47
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #565
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1904-7 KEVII, 1/2pi-45pi, set of twelve, h.r., few low values with toned perfs., fine-v.f. (SG 60-71)
*
Catalog #48-59
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #566
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1921-23 George V, complete set to 45pi, mostly l.h., few low values toned, fine-v.f. (SG 85-99)
*
Catalog #72-86
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #567
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1921-23 George V, 10sh green and red, h.r., fresh and fine (SG 100)
*
Catalog #87
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #568
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1924-28 George V, complete set to £1, mostly l.h., few low values with toned perfs., fine-v.f. (SG 102-122)
*
Catalog #89-108,110
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #569
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1924-28 George V, 1/4pi-£1, 16 values (one of each), overprinted Specimen in black, n.h., but toning affecting all values except 90pi and £1, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 102-122s)
S
Catalog #89-108,110S
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #570
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1928 50th Year of Cyprus as a British Colony, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 123-132)
*
Catalog #114-123
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #571
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYRENAICA - AUTONOMOUS STATE
1950 1m-500m, also Postage Dues, complete sets, n.h., few slight toned spots, fine-v.f. (SG 136-149,D149-155)
**
Catalog #65-77,J1-7
Catalog Value £545
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #572
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH DOMINICA
1903-21 KEVII and George V, three complete sets to 5sh, h.r. (5sh George V n.h.), fine-v.f. (SG 27-54)
*/**
Catalog #25-54
Catalog Value £545
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #573
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH DOMINICA
1923-33 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete except 4sh, 2 1/2p orange and black, 3p ultramarine and black and 3sh-£1 watermarked CA in singles, balance in top margin "plate number" horizontal pairs, mostly l.h. with several n.h., including 5sh, some light toning or gum creases affecting low values, generally fine-v.f. (SG 71-91)
*/**
Catalog #65-85
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #574
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH EAST AFRICA & UGANDA
1903-4 KEVII, 1/2p-10r, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 1-14)
*
Catalog #1-14
Catalog Value £1,000
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #575
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH EAST AFRICA & UGANDA
1904-7 KEVII, 1c-5r, complete except for 1/2c, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 18-30)
*
Catalog #18-29
Catalog Value £425
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #576
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1898 Victoria, 2sh6p dark blue and 5sh brown red, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 41-42)
*
Catalog #20-21
Catalog Value £525
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #577
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1904-12 KEVII, 1/2p-5sh, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 43-50)
*
Catalog #22-29
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #578
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1904-7 KEVII, 1/2p-5sh, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 43-50)
*
Catalog #22-29
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #579
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1904-7 KEVII, 1/2p-5sh, complete set, few gum offsets, fine-v.f. (SG 43-50)
*
Catalog #22-29
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #580
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1912-14 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, very lightly hinged (high values appear n.h.), fine-v.f. (SG 60-69)
*
Catalog #30-40
Catalog Value £1,000
Unsold
Lot #581
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1912-14 George V, 1sh-10sh, five different, l.h., 10sh with natural gum creases, fine-v.f. (SG 65-68)
*
Catalog #36-39
Catalog Value £567
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #582
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1929-31 George V, £1 black on red, lightly cancelled, v.f. (SG 126)
O
Catalog #64
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #583
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1933 Centenary, complete set perforated "Specimen", l.h. or h.r., fresh, fine-v.f. (SG 127-138s)
S
Catalog #65-76S
Catalog Value £4,250
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #584
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1933 Centenary, complete to 2sh6p, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 127-135)
*
Catalog #65-73
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #585
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1938-46 George VI, 1/2p-£1, 13 different, complete except for three low values (SG 147,150,152), n.h., fine-v.f. (SG146/163)
**
Catalog #84/96
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #586
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FIJI
1903 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, h.r., 6p with faint toned spot on gum, fine-v.f. (SG 104-114)
*
Catalog #59-69
Catalog Value $ 450
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #587
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FIJI
1904-12 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, mostly l.h., 6p with slight toning, balance fine-v.f. (SG 115-124)
*
Catalog #70-78
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #588
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FIJI
1912-23 George V, complete set of 14, £1 n.h., balance l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 125-137; catalogue value for hinged)
*/**
Catalog #79-91
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #589
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMBIA
1869 6p deep blue, unused without gum, full margins all around, bright color, v.f. (SG 3)
*
Catalog #2
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #590
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMBIA
1904-9 KEVII, complete sets, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 57-68,72-85)
*
Catalog #41-64
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #591
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMBIA
1906 KEVII surcharges, three sets of two, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 69-70)
*
Catalog #65-66
Catalog Value £345
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #592
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GAMBIA
1938-46 George VI, three complete sets, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 150-161)
*
Catalog #132-143
Catalog Value £480
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #593
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GERMAN EAST AFRICA (BRITISH OCCUPATION)
1916 N.F. Overprints, set of five in blocks of four, 1sh n.h. but with slight gum disturbances, the balance used on piece, fine-v.f. (SG N1-5)
Box *O
Catalog #N101-105
Catalog Value £522
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #594
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GERMAN EAST AFRICA (BRITISH OCCUPATION)
1917 George V, 1c-20r, complete set, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., 20r signed Champion (SG 45-61)
*
Catalog #N106-121
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #595
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1833-1835 two FLs to Genova, with "S.Roque Franca" and "D.Gib S.Roque Anda Baxa" in red, the latter with disinfection slits and "Espagne par Perpignan", the former "Espagne par St. Jean", fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #596
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1833-1841 two FLs to London and Boston, the former with horseshoe "Gibraltar" and arrival pmk, the latter originating from Malaga, with "Gibraltar Paid," charged 1/8 in manuscript, backstamped on arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #597
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1837-1851 six FLs to Genova, London and Porto, the latter with horseshoe "Gibraltar" and Lisboa transit, charged "160" in Portugal, others with different markings, fine lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #598
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1870 (15 Jan) outer FL to London, franked with GB 6p lilac (pl.8), tied by "A26" duplex and corresponding departure cds alongside, filing fold away from the stamp, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #599
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886 Overprints, set of seven, h.r. or unused, few small faults, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 1-7)
*(*)
Catalog #1-7
Catalog Value £1,200
Unsold
Lot #600
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886 Overprints, set of seven, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 1-7)
*
Catalog #1-7
Catalog Value £1,200
Unsold
Lot #601
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886-98 Victoria, 1/2p-1sh, set of 14, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 8-14,39-45)
*
Catalog #8-21
Catalog Value £780
Unsold
Lot #602
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1921-32 George V, 1/2p-£1, set of 17, mostly l.h., with few values n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 89-108)
*/**
Catalog #76-92
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #603
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1938-49 George VI, six perf. varieties, with 1 1/2p perf. 13 1/2, and 3p, 6p, 2sh, 5sh and 10sh perf. 14, h.r., some slight overall toning on 2sh-10sh, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 123a/130)
*
Catalog #109b/117a
Catalog Value £760
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #604
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS
1912-27 George V, complete sets including £1, l.h., few low values n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 12-24,27-35)
*/**
Catalog #14-31
Catalog Value £780
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #605
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GOLD COAST
1902 KEVII, 1/2p-20sh, complete set, mostly l.h., few pencil notations on reverse, fine-v.f. (SG 38-48)
*
Catalog #38-48
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #606
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GOLD COAST
1902 KEVII, 1/2p-20sh, complete set, l.h, few with pencil notations on reverse, fine-v.f. (SG 38-48)
*
Catalog #38-48
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #607
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GOLD COAST
1902 KEVII, 1/2p-20sh, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 38-48)
*
Catalog #38-48
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #608
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GOLD COAST
1913-21 George V, 1/2p-20sh, complete set including Surface-colored paper, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 71-84)
*
Catalog #69-82
Catalog Value £275
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #609
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GRENADA
1791 (8 Mar) FL datelined "Montreuil Grenada" addressed to Glasgow, with Grenada and Crown departure pmk, arrival (Ju 7) on back, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #610
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GRENADA
1902-6 KEVII, complete sets, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 57-76)
*
Catalog #48-67
Catalog Value £700
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #611
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GRENADA
1904-6 KEVII, 1/2p-10sh, complete except for 2 1/2p, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 67/76)
*
Catalog #58/67
Catalog Value £390
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #612
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1856 (14 Jan) stampless cover to Boston, with departure and arrival pmks on back, charged "53" handstamp and manuscript "32", red London transit pmk, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #613
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1901 (24 Feb) picture postcard to Germany, franked with German Post Office in China 5c green, tied by cds, used via Hong Kong, where 2x2c Victoria were added, fine combination card, with Dortmund arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #614
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1912 George V, 1c-$10, complete set, plus three Surface-colored Paper, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 100-116)
*
Catalog #109-128
Catalog Value £2,600
Unsold
Lot #615
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1912 George V, 1c-$10 set of 16 (only 25c type A), also white back 12c, 50c and $5, mostly l.h., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #SG 100-08,110-116,115a
Catalog Value £2,325
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #616
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1912-14 George V, $5 red and green, green paper, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r., v.f. (SG 115bs)
S
Catalog #123S
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #617
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1923 (3 Oct) cover ("Canadian Pacific Steamships Limited" red imprint on backflap), franked with single 4c carmine tied by "U.S. Sea Post East Transpacific No.4" cds, addressed to Canada, endorsed "Per S.S. President McKinley", cover toning mostly on back, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #618
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1938-48 George VI, 1c-$10, nineteen values (missing 30c olive, $2 deep orange, $5 lilac and red and $10 green and violet), n.h., few low values with pencil notations, fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #154/166
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #619
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1938-48 George VI, complete set, h.r., high value thin, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 140-162)
*
Catalog #154-166A
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #620
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1938-48 George VI, 1c-$10, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 140-162)
*
Catalog #154-166A
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #621
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1938-48 George VI, 1c-$10, selection of 25 stamps (without $10 green and violet), some shades and minor duplication, n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 140/162)
**
Catalog #154/166A
Catalog Value £846
Unsold
Lot #622
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1975 Hong Kong Festivals, group of ten souv. sheets of three, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #308a
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #623
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Amoy
1908 (12 Oct) registered cover from Amoy to Hong Kong, with Amoy B.P.O. registry handstamp on front, franked on back with 3x4c and 2x8c KEVII adhesives, all tied by cds, with arrival pmks alongside, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #624
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Canton
1901 (4 May) cover from Canton to USA, franked with 10c ultramarine, with Hong Kong transit and appropriate arrival pmks on back, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #625
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Chefoo
1905 (17 Apr) picture postcard from Chefoo to England, franked with 4c purple, red, tied by Chefoo British P.O. cds, with Hong Kong transit alongside, little toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #626
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Foochow
1895 (Jan) cover from Foochow to Dublin, Ireland, franked with pair of 5c blue, cancelled by Foochowfoo cds, with Hong Kong (Jan 24) transit, also "Br.Packet" (Mar 5) cds, some cover mending at top, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #627
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Shanghai
1881 (13 May) cover to England, franked with single 10c mauve, tied by "SI" duplex, with "Shanghae" departure cds alongside, with Hong Kong (17 May) transit and Turnham arrival pmks on back, little toning and cover creases, still fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #628
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Swatow
1900 (31 Aug) registered cover from Swatow to USA, franked with pairs of 5c and 10c Victoria, tied by cds, with Hong Kong (Sep 1) transit, appropriate San Francisco, Boston and Salem arrival strikes, fine and impressive cover
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #629
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Wei Hai Wei
1908 (July) cover and picture postcard (1 Jan) from Wei Hai Wei, routed "via Siberia" to London, franked with pair of 2c green and single 4c red, tied by "Port Edward Wei Hai Wei" cds, cover with Chefoo transit and London arrival pmks, little toning and card hinge marks, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #630
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH British Post Offices in China - Wei Hai Wei
1909 (8 Oct) picture postcard to England, franked with 4c carmine, tied by "Liu-Kung-Tau" cds, endorsed "Via Siberia", fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #631
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Overprints on Stamps of Hong Kong
1922-27 1c-$2, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 18-28)
*
Catalog #17-27
Catalog Value £425
Unsold
Lot #632
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Hong Kong - used in Philippines
1909 (June) cover franked with strip of three of 10c ultramarine, tied by Manila P.I. cds, pre-printed address of "Kwong Hip Lung & Co." in Hong Kong, fine and rare usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #633
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH Hong Kong - used in Philippines
1909 (July) cover franked with strip of three of 10c black and blue, tied by Manila P.I. cds, pre-printed address of "Kwong Hip Lung & Co." in Hong Kong, fine and rare usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #634
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1852 Scinde Dawk, 1/2a white, cut square, fine used (SG S1)
O
Catalog #A1
Catalog Value £2,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #635
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1854 (6 Feb) service greetings letter from an Indian Rajah to the Political agent at Madura, addressed "my dear uncle", also a large ornamental envelope, endorsed "Service", with red "Govilpley/Free", oval "Madura" arrival, considerable cover wear, still a beautiful item
Envelope
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #636
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA
1937-40 George VI, complete set to 25r, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 247-264)
*
Catalog #150-167
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #637
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA Telegraph Stamps
1861 4a reddish purple, slightly dried gum, minor creases, otherwise v.f. example of this rare stamp, which was issued for usage throughout India where there were no telegraph offices. Due to bad publicity, most people were unaware of the existence of these stamps and the majority of stamps were withdrawn in 1869 and overprinted "Court Fee" for fiscal use,
*
Catalog #SG T1
Catalog Value £2,750
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #638
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA Telegraph Stamps
1861 4a reddish purple, usual dried and slightly toned gum, fine, signed Brun,
*
Catalog #SG T1
Catalog Value £2,750
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #639
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA Telegraph Stamps
1861 1r reddish purple, well centered, blue gum, fine and very rare stamp, signed Brun,
*
Catalog #SG T2
Catalog Value £6,500
Price Realized
$5,750.00

Lot #640
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA Telegraph Stamps
1861 1r reddish purple, unused with partial gum, h.r., minor creases and slight abrasions, fine and rare stamp,
*
Catalog #SG T2
Catalog Value £6,500
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #641
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA Telegraph Stamps
1881 4a green, overprinted "Telegraph", l.h., v.f.,
*
Catalog #SG T23
Catalog Value £1,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #642
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA - Chinese Expeditionary Force
1901 (8 May) cover addressed to Advanced British Base Hospital in Tientsin, China, franked with pair of 3pi, used in combination with "B.R.A. 5c" surcharge, tied by Railway pmk, Base Office and F.P.O. cds on back; also 1/2a stationery entire envelope, used in combination with "B.R.A. 5c", tied by violet Railway (Tongku) pmk, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #643
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIAN STATES - Bhopal
1909 1a yellow green, printed on both sides, l.h., fine (SG 100a)
*
Catalog #99a
Catalog Value £180
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #644
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIAN STATES - Bhor Revenue Stamps
1930 1 Anna receipt stamp, sixteen copies, on two pieces, some defective, one stamp with center inverted. Accompanying 1997 Royal certificate states "invert is creased and has been lifted and reaffixed out of place with tieing manuscript marking fabricated. All stamps including invert are genuine"
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #645
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIAN STATES - Chamba
1938 George V, complete set to 25r, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 82-99)
*
Catalog #70-87
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #646
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIAN STATES - Jind Officials
1940-43 George VI, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG O73-86)
*
Catalog #O62-75
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #647
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INDIA - used in Nepal
1924 Mount Everest Expedition, four cards to England, each with the special blue label affixed at right and tied by red Rongbuk Glacier Base Camp Mt. Everest handstamp, used in combination with Indian franking, cancelled two each Darjeeling and Calcutta, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #648
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRAQ - Mesopotamia
1917 1a on 20pa red, h.r., thin, v.f. appearance, signed Holcombe (SG 7)
*
Catalog #N8
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #649
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRAQ - Mesopotamia
1917 1/2a on 10pa carmine, small h.r., v.f., with 1995 Sorani cert. (SG 20)
*
Catalog #N26
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #650
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRAQ Zeppelin Flights
1929 Orient Flight card addressed to Hillah, Iraq, franked with three German adhesives on picture side, Friedrichshafen (24 March) departure pmks, Er Ramle (26 March) drop pmk, Baghdad transit and Hillah arrival cds, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #651
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND
1922-23 1/2p-10sh, set of 15, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 52-66)
*
Catalog #44-58
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #652
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND
1925 Seahorses, set of three, se-tenant pairs showing both wide and narrow dates (10sh vertical, balance horizontal), l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 83a-85a)
*
Catalog #77a-79a
Catalog Value £1,950
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #653
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND
1927 Seahorses, Wide and Narrow settings, se-tenant horizontal pairs, h.r., 2sh6p partially hinge reinforced, fine-v.f. and scarce (SG 83a-85a)
*
Catalog #77a-79a
Catalog Value £1,950
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #654
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND
1935 Seahorses, 2sh6p-10sh set of three, l.h., v.f. (SG 99-101)
*
Catalog #93-95
Catalog Value £400
Unsold
Lot #655
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND
1935 Seahorses, 2sh6p-10sh set of three, l.h., v.f. (SG 99-101)
*
Catalog #93-95
Catalog Value £400
Unsold
Lot #656
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH IRELAND
1937 St. Patrick, set of three, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 102-104)
*
Catalog #96-98
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #657
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JAMAICA
1839 (Feb) FL from Spanish Town to England, with red London transit and straight line Newton Penny Post, fine and scarce stampless letter from Jamaica, with Holcombe cert.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #658
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JAMAICA
1860 1sh brown, imperf., margins all around, h.r., v.f.
*
Catalog #6var
Unsold
Lot #659
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JAMAICA
1860 1sh purple brown, "$" for "S" in "Shilling", fine used, with 1950 Royal cert.,
O
Catalog #SG 6c
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #660
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JAMAICA
1897 1s brown, horizontal pair, right stamp with "$" instead of "S" in shilling, h.r., creases, otherwise fine and rare (SG 24a)
*
Catalog #28var
Catalog Value £800
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #661
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 1/10p on 1m sepia, double surcharge in red, creased, fine appearance, with 2002 Najjar cert.
*
Catalog #SG 20avar
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #662
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 4/10p on 4m scarlet, double surcharge and faint "East of Jordan" overprint variety, partial Amman cds in black, fine, with 2002 Najjar cert.
O
Catalog #SG 23var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #663
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 4/10p on 4m scarlet, double surcharge and faint "East of Jordan" overprint variety, partial Amman cds in black, fine, with 2002 Najjar cert.
O
Catalog #SG 23var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #664
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 5/10p on 5m yellow orange, surcharged in red-purple, partial Amman cds in black, fine, with 2002 Najjar cert.
O
Catalog #SG 24var
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #665
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 10pi ultramarine, violet handstamp with type 2 1920 overprint, fresh and well centered, l.h., v.f., with 1968 Royal cert.,
*
Catalog #SG 52a
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #666
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 20pi pale gray, violet overprint, h.r., inclusion at top left, fine, with 2002 Najjar cert.,
*
Catalog #SG 53a
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #667
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1922 20pi pale gray, violet handstamp with type I 1920 overprint, l.h., v.f., pencil signed,
*
Catalog #SG 53a
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #668
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 1m sepia, typographic overprint issue, perf 15x14, type 2 on 1920 overprint, l.h., v.f., with 1971 Royal cert.,
*
Catalog #SG 54
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #669
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 1m sepia, typographic overprint issue, with type II 1920 overprint, interesting variety showing gold overprint shifted horizontally, putting the "9" at right, n.h., fine and very rare,
**
Catalog #SG 54
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #670
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 5/10p on 5m, surcharged in blue-black, creased, fine appearance, with 2002 Najjar cert.,
*
Catalog #SG 70d
Catalog Value £2,500
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #671
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 5/10p on 5m, surcharged in blue-black, used, fine, with 2002 Najjar cert. (catalogue value for unused)
O
Catalog #SG 70d
Catalog Value £2,500
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #672
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 5/10p on 3m yellow brown, with red purple overprint, surcharged in black, right margin horizontal pair, l.h., v.f. and rare, with 2003 Najjar cert.,
*
Catalog #SG 78a
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #673
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 5/10p on 3m, double surcharge in black, with violet overprint, v.f., with 2002 Najjar cert.
*
Catalog #SG 78bvar
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #674
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 5/10p on 5p, violet overprint inverted, used, slight toned spots, otherwise fine, with 2002 Najjar cert.
O
Catalog #SG 79var
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #675
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 1p on 5p deep purple, violet overprint, fiscal cancel, fine example of this rare stamp, with 2002 Najjar cert.,
O
Catalog #SG 83b
Catalog Value £2,250
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #676
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1923 Independence, seven diff. overprinted in black or gold, 1p and 9p reading upwards, others downwards, fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #SG 99A/107A
Catalog Value £349
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #677
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH JORDAN
1930-36 2m-£1, thirteen values, perforated "Specimen", complete except for three low values, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 195/207s)
S
Catalog #170/184S
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #678
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KENYA, UGANDA & TANGANYIKA
1921 George V, 1c-5r, set of ten, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 65-74)
*
Catalog #1-10
Catalog Value £425
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #679
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KENYA, UGANDA & TANGANYIKA
1922-27 George V, 1c-£1, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 76-95)
*
Catalog #18-37
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #680
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KUWAIT
1939 George VI, 1r-15r, five high values, n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 47-51)
**
Catalog #53-75
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #681
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KUWAIT
1976 Congress of the Non-Aligned Nations, set of three imperforate pairs, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #SG 689-91var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #682
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH KUWAIT
1981 complete set in blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #853-71
Catalog Value $ 539
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #683
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH LAGOS
1886 10sh brown violet, unused (regummed), toned, otherwise fine example of this rare stamp (SG 29)
(*)
Catalog #37
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #684
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH LEEWARD ISLANDS
1897 Jubilee, complete set of eight, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 9-16)
*
Catalog #9-16
Catalog Value £700
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #685
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH LEEWARD ISLANDS
1897 Jubilee, complete set, h.r., 5sh with irregular, short perfs at top (signed Herbert Bloch and David Brandon), others fine-v.f. (SG 9-16)
*
Catalog #9-16
Catalog Value £700
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #686
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH LEEWARD ISLANDS
1912-22 George V, complete set including surface-colored paper, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 46-57b)
*
Catalog #46-60
Catalog Value £350
Unsold
Lot #687
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Kelantan
1937-40 Sultan Ismail, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 40-54)
*
Catalog #29-43
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #688
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Penang
1848 (10 Apr) FL from Penang to London, re-addressed to Boston, with framed "Penang 18 April / Bearing" three line departure datestamp on back, also "Bearing" on front, with faint London and Boston arrival markings, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #689
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Perak
1938-41 Sultan Iskandar, 1c-$5, complete set, h.r., $2 with usual slight overall gum toning, fine-v.f (SG 103-121)
*
Catalog #84-98
Catalog Value £1,000
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #690
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Straits Settlements
1884 8c on 8c on 12c dull purple, variety "s" of "Cents" lower, l.h., pencil signatures and guarantee handstamp on back, fine example of this rarity (SG 80c)
*
Catalog #65var
Catalog Value £4,250
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #691
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Straits Settlements
1894 32c rose, "Three Cents" omitted, l.h., fresh and v.f. example of this rare stamp, with 2000 BPA cert. (SG 94a)
*
Catalog #73a
Catalog Value £4,500
Unsold
Lot #692
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Straits Settlements
1921-31 George V, $25 blue and violet, never hinged, well centered, faint natural inclusion visible on the reverse only, v.f. and rare in such condition (SG 240b)
**
Catalog #202
Catalog Value £1,400
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #693
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALAYAN STATES: Trengannu
1921-38 $5 red and green, h.r., fine (SG 44)
*
Catalog #38
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #694
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALDIVE ISLANDS
1906 KEVII, set of six, l.h., 2c with gum crease, fine-v.f. (SG 1-6)
*
Catalog #1-6
Catalog Value £275
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #695
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALTA
1882 (13 Feb) cover ("Strada San Domenico 120" embossing on backflap) franked with Great Britain, three examples of 2 1/2p blue (pl.22) and single 1/2p green, all tied by duplex "A25" and Malta departure cds, sent via Syracuse, Brindisi and Yokohama to Tokyo, with appropriate transit and arrival pmks on back, with directional crayon markings in Japanese, remarkable usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #696
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALTA
1903-11 KEVII, complete sets, h.r., some light toning affecting a few, fine-v.f. (SG 38-63)
*
Catalog #21-45
Catalog Value £405
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #697
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALTA
1919 10sh black, well centered, l.h., v.f., pencil signed (SG 96)
*
Catalog #65
Catalog Value £3,250
Price Realized
$3,750.00

Lot #698
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MAURITIUS
1848 2p dark blue, Early Impression, used, margins just clear all around, beautiful color, horizontal crease, otherwise fine example of this rare stamp, with 2013 Sismondo certificate (SG 8)
O
Catalog #4a
Catalog Value £9,000
Price Realized
$2,000.00

Lot #699
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MAURITIUS
1848 Early Impression, 1d orange vermilion, tied by a numeral postmark on small piece, large margins all around, fresh and v.f. A beautiful stamp,
O
Catalog #SG 7
Catalog Value £7,000
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #700
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MAURITIUS
1848 Worn Impression, 1d red, three distinct shades, used, margins all around, usual minute flaws, signed Brun etc., fine,
O
Catalog #SG 16,17,18
Catalog Value £2,800
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #701
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MAURITIUS
1859 Dardenne, 2p pale blue, vertical pair, bottom stamp with heavy retouch on neck, also with plate flaw, large white spot at upper right, three margins, touching to slightly in at right, tied by black pmks on somewhat defective and partly restored FL from Port Louis (8 March, 60) to France, endorsed via Suez, with red entry (3 Apr) pmks, transit and Bordeaux arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #SG 44,44a
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #702
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MAURITIUS
1895-1943 Coat of Arms, KEVII, George V and George VI, complete sets, plus surcharges, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 138/263)
*
Catalog #91/222
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #703
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MONTSERRAT
1903 KEVII, complete set, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 14-23)
*
Catalog #12-21
Catalog Value £225
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #704
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW HEBRIDES
1938 Beach Scene, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 52-63)
*
Catalog #50-61
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #705
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND
1897 "This lot has been withdrawn
Unsold
Lot #706
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1931-39 £4.10sh dark olive gray, l.h., well centered, light toned spots on gum, otherwise v.f. (SG F167)
*
Catalog #AR68
Catalog Value £1,800
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #707
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1940-58 25sh blue, l.h., v.f. (SG F204)
*
Catalog #AR87
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #708
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1940-58 25sh blue, watermark inverted, n.h., v.f. (SG F204w)
**
Catalog #AR87
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #709
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1940-58 30sh chocolate, two copies, one with watermark inverted, l.h., inverted watermark copy with slight overall gum toning, fine-v.f. (SG 205-205w)
*
Catalog #AR88
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #710
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1940-58 £2.10sh dark red, h.r., v.f. (SG F207)
*
Catalog #AR90
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #711
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1940-58 Surcharges, set of four, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG F213-216)
*
Catalog #AR95-98
Catalog Value £636
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #712
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NEW ZEALAND Postal Fiscal Stamps
1940-58 £10 on £10 deep blue, n.h., v.f., scarce (SG F216b)
**

Catalog Value £1,400
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #713
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
1893 1/2p on 2 1/2p violet, used, v.f. (SG 12)
O
Catalog #21
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #714
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
1893 1sh on 2p green and carmine, used on piece, fine (SG 37)
O
Catalog #29
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #715
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
1893 1/2p on 1p lilac, unsevered pair, used, faint toned spot, otherwise v.f. (SG 7a)
O
Catalog #7a
Catalog Value £450
Unsold
Lot #716
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
1897-98 Victoria, 6p, 2sh6p and 10sh, overprinted Specimen in black, set of three, unused without gum, fine-v.f. (SG 71/74s)
S
Catalog #60-63S
Catalog Value £275
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #717
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NIGERIA
1914-27 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, £1 n.h., balance l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 1-12)
*/**
Catalog #1-12
Catalog Value £275
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #718
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO
1939 1c-$5, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 303-317)
*
Catalog #193-207
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #719
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO Semi-Postals
1918 Red Cross Two Cents Surcharges, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 214-234; catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #B14-30
Catalog Value £1,200
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #720
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO Semi-Postals
1918 Red Cross Four Cents surcharges, complete set in sheet corner margin blocks of four, each with serial number, n.h., post office fresh and v.f. An exceedingly rare set of blocks (SG 235-252, catalogue value for hinged singles)
Box **
Catalog #B31-47
Catalog Value £3,000
Unsold
Lot #721
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO Postage Dues
1895 5c carmine and black, "Postage Due" double, unused without gum, fine, with 1995 BPA cert. (catalogue value for used)
(*)
Catalog #SG D4b
Catalog Value £425
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #722
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO - Japanese Occupation of North Borneo
1944 1s-1y, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 35-48)
*
Catalog #N34-47
Catalog Value £550
Unsold
Lot #723
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTHERN NIGERIA
1900 Victoria, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 1-9)
*
Catalog #1-9
Catalog Value £550
Unsold
Lot #724
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTHERN NIGERIA
1905-12 KEVII and George V, three complete sets, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 20-52)
*
Catalog #19-52
Catalog Value £530
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #725
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTHERN NIGERIA
1905-12 KEVII, complete set, plus 1/2p, 1p, 2p and 1sh on Chalky Paper, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 20-27a)
*
Catalog #19-26
Catalog Value £280
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #726
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTHERN RHODESIA
1925-29 George V, 1/2p-20sh, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 1-17)
*
Catalog #1-17
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #727
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTHERN RHODESIA
1925-29 George V, 1/2p-20sh, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 1-17)
*
Catalog #1-17
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #728
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTHERN RHODESIA
1938-52 George VI, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 25-45)
**
Catalog #25-45
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #729
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
1908 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 72-81)
*
Catalog #1-10
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #730
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
1908 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, h.r., pencil notations on gum, fine-v.f. (SG 72-81)
*
Catalog #1-10
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #731
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
1908 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 72-81)
*
Catalog #1-10
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #732
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
1913-19 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, with additional 10sh shade, mostly l.h., 2sh6p with few toned perfs, balance fine-v.f. (SG 83-98)
*
Catalog #12-23
Catalog Value £505
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #733
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
1913-19 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r. (slightly disturbed gum), fine-v.f. (SG 83-98s)
S
Catalog #12-23S
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #734
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NYASALAND PROTECTORATE
1913-19 George V, 10sh red and green, two distinct shades (one pale green), l.h. or h.r., v.f. (SG 96-96a)
*
Catalog #22
Catalog Value £280
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #735
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH PALESTINE
1918 1pi deep blue, bottom left corner control number ("A18") block of four, unused without gum as issued, v.f. (SG 1)
Box (*)
Catalog #1
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #736
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH PALESTINE
1918 1pi deep blue, also 1pi ultramarine and 5m on 1p gray blue, all used, fine-v.f. (SG 1-3)
O
Catalog #1-2,3a
Catalog Value £613
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #737
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH PALESTINE
1921 20pi pale gray, corner margin block of six, n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 57; catalogue value for hinged)
Box **
Catalog #25c
Catalog Value £780
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #738
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH PALESTINE
1922 1m-2p, ten different (without 7m) vertical gutter blocks of four, n.h., folded between stamps, fine-v.f. (SG 71/81
Box **
Catalog #48/58
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #739
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH PALESTINE
1922 5p-20p, perf. 15x14, blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 86-89; catalogue value for hinged)
Box **
Catalog #59a-62
Catalog Value £376
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #740
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH PALESTINE Postage Dues
1928-45 4m bluish green, perf. 15x14, lower right corner margin block of four, n.h., natural gum crease affecting lower right stamp, fine-v.f. (SG D14a; catalogue value for hinged singles)
Box **
Catalog #J14a
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #741
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1892 £2 rose, heavy h.r., fresh color, v.f. (SG 11)
*
Catalog #17
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #742
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1892 £5 yellow green, unused (regummed), rich color, fine, with 2005 Brandon cert. (SG 12)
(*)
Catalog #18
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #743
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1896 1/2p-1sh, set of seven, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 58-64)
*
Catalog #43-49
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #744
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1896 1/2p-1sh, set of seven, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 58-64)
*
Catalog #43-49
Catalog Value £325
Unsold
Lot #745
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1897 Arms, 1/2p-£1, set of eight, heavy h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 66-73)
*
Catalog #50-57
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #746
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1898-1908 Arms, 1/2p-£2, set of 15, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 75-91)
*
Catalog #59-73
Catalog Value £880
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #747
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1905 Victoria Falls, set of six, h.r., pencil notations on gum, fine-v.f. (SG 94-99)
*
Catalog #76-81
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #748
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1909 Overprints and surcharges, 1/2p-£1, set of 18, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 100-113,114-118)
*
Catalog #82-99
Catalog Value £538
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #749
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1909-12 Overprints and surcharges, 1/2p-£1, complete except for 10sh, with additional shade of 5p on 6p, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 100/118)
*
Catalog #82/99
Catalog Value £476
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #750
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1910 Double Heads, 1/2p-£1, complete except for 3sh and 7sh6p, last four with disturbed or partial gum, £1 unused without gum, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 119/165)
*(*)
Catalog #101/118
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #751
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1910 6p brown and mauve, fresh color, wide margins, h.r., fine, signed Brandon,
*
Catalog #SG 176
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #752
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RHODESIA
1910 £1 bluish slate and carmine, perf. 15, violet "remainder" cancel, v.f. (SG 179)
O
Catalog #118c
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #753
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 15sh violet and black, n.h., v.f., seldom seen in such condition (SG 113; catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #94
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #754
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA Semi-Postals
1961 Tristan Relief surcharges, set of four, n.h., v.f., signed Alberto Diena, with his 1972 certificate. Only 434 sets were sold, of which many were used (SG 172-179)
**
Catalog #B1-4
Catalog Value £8,000
Price Realized
$6,500.00

Lot #755
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA Semi-Postals
1961 Tristan Relief, 2 1/2c+3p, n.h., v.f., pencil signed on reverse (SG 172)
**
Catalog #B1
Catalog Value £1,500
Unsold
Lot #756
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA Semi-Postals
1961 Tristan Relief, 7 1/2c+9p, n.h., v.f., pencil signed on reverse (SG 174)
**
Catalog #B3
Catalog Value £3,000
Unsold
Lot #757
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. LUCIA
1864 1p black, imperf. proof, sheet margin at right, l.h., v.f.
P
Catalog #7P
Unsold
Lot #758
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. LUCIA
1902-10 KEVII, complete sets, l.h. or h.r., few low values with light toned spots, generally fresh, fine-v.f. (SG 58-62,64-77)
*
Catalog #43-48,50-63
Catalog Value £365
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #759
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. LUCIA
1904-10 KEVII, 1/2p-5sh, complete except for 1/2p green (13 values), h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 64-77)
*
Catalog #50-63
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #760
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. VINCENT
1875 1sh claret, usual rough perforations, h.r., fine with 2005 Brandon cert. (SG 21)
*
Catalog #18
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #761
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. VINCENT
1880 Victoria, 1/2p black, imperf. proof, horizontal pair, without gum, v.f.
P
Catalog #24P
Unsold
Lot #762
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. VINCENT
1881 4p on 1sh vermilion, rejoined vertical pair, bottom stamp with damaged "4" variety, used, fine, with 1954 Royal cert. for the top stamp (SG 35)
O
Catalog #33
Catalog Value £1,600
Unsold
Lot #763
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. VINCENT
1904-11 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 85-93)
*
Catalog #82-89
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #764
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SAMOA
1914 3sh on 3m black violet, l.h., heavy gum crease, otherwise fine, with 1976 APS cert. (SG 113)
*
Catalog #112
Catalog Value £1,400
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #765
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SAMOA
1914 3sh on 3m black violet, used on piece, neat Apia cancels, v.f., with 2002 Gibbs cert. (SG 113)
O
Catalog #112
Catalog Value £1,200
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #766
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SAMOA
1945-50 2sh5p-£5, set of eight, l.h., fine-v.f., with 2007 BPA cert. for the £5 (SG 207-214)
*
Catalog #195-202
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #767
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SAMOA
1945-50 2sh6p-£5, set of eight, last two n.h., balance l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 207-214)
*
Catalog #195-202
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #768
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SAMOA Revenue Stamps
1940 £20 orange, bottom sheet margin single, unused without gum, v.f., signed Brandon
(*)
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #769
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SARAWAK
1888 Brooke, unissued $2, $5 and $10, set of three, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #SG 21a-c
Catalog Value £3,800
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #770
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1861 Mauritius 6p blue, "B64" cancel, full margins all around, light crease and thins, v.f. appearance (SG Z2)
O
Catalog #A2
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #771
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1861 Mauritius 6p blue, "B64" cancel, margins just touching at upper left, full on all other sides, fine, with 1954 Royal cert. (SG Z2)
O
Catalog #A2
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #772
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1861 Mauritius 6p blue and 1sh vermilion, "B64" cancels, 6p with close but clear margins, 1sh with margins touching, otherwise fine (SG Z2-3)
O
Catalog #A2-3
Catalog Value £2,300
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #773
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1861-63 selection of 11 stamps from Mauritius, all with "B64" cancels, including 1p (4, including one with trimmed winged margin and one used on small piece with 9p), 2p, 4p, 6p green (which is rare as it was only used due to printer's error), 6p lilac and 9p dull lilac (3, including the aforementioned copy on piece with 1p), few minor faults noted, mostly fine or better (SG Z5-10)
O
Catalog #A5-10
Catalog Value £3,435
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #774
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1863-72 stamps of Mauritius, selection of 39, all with "B64" cancels, written up on pages and identified by shade (according to SG), with 1p purple brown (3), 1p brown (3), 1p bister (2), 2p pale blue (3), 3p deep red (2), 3p dull red (2), 4p rose (4), 6p dull violet (2), 6p yellow green (3), 6p blue green (5), 10p maroon (2), 1s yellow (3), 1sh blue, 1sh orange (3) and 5sh bright mauve, few faults noted, mostly fine and rare selection (SG Z14/30)
O
Catalog #A14/24
Catalog Value £5,867
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #775
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1876-77 Mauritius 1/2p on 1p claret, "B64" cancel, two copies, fine-v.f. (SG Z32)
O
Catalog #A26
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #776
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1878 Mauritius Provisional Surcharges, selection of 17, all with "B64" cancels, with 2c (lower label blank), 8c on 1p (3 including horizontal pair), 13c on 3p (3), 17c on 4p (2), 25c on 6p (2), 38c on 9p (2), 50c on 1sh (2) and 2r50c on 5sh (2), few faults noted, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG Z37/45)
O
Catalog #A30/38
Catalog Value £3,340
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #777
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1879-80 stamps of Mauritius, selection of 14, "B64" cancels, with 2c, 8c (4 including a pair), 17c (4), 25c (3), 50c and 2r50, few minor faults noted, generally fine-v.f. (SG Z46/54)
O
Catalog #A39/47
Catalog Value £2,970
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #778
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES - Mauritius Dependency
1883-90 stamps of Mauritius, selection of 18, "B64" cancels, with 2c red brown, 3c green, 4c orange, 4c rose (3), 16c orange brown (4), "16c" on 17c (2) and "Sixteen cents" on 17c (5), few faults, mostly fine (SG Z55/63)
O
Catalog #A48/55
Catalog Value £1,187
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #779
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890-1952 Regular Issues complete, with Victoria, Surcharges, KEVII, George V and George VI, mostly l.h., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #1/171
Catalog Value £2,075
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #780
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890-1900 Victoria, 2c-2.25r, complete set of 23, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 1-14, 28-36)
*
Catalog #1-21
Catalog Value £555
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #781
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890-1900 Victoria, 2c-2.25r, complete set of 21, overprinted Specimen, l.h. or h.r., few toned spots on gum, still fine-v.f. (SG 1-8,22-25,28-36s)
S
Catalog #1-21S
Catalog Value £570
Unsold
Lot #782
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890 2c Die II, trial color proof in orange-brown and black, and 4c Die I, trial color proof in carmine, both on gummed paper (hinged), v.f., ex-Weiss
P
Catalog #2,4P
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #783
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890 16c orange brown and blue, overprinted Specimen (Samuel type SY1) inverted, l.h., faint gum crease, otherwise v.f. and believed to be unique (SG 6s)
S
Catalog #12S
Unsold
Lot #784
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890 48c ocher and green, overprinted Specimen in black, showing albino inverted "3 cents" and minute ink traces as used on the 3c on 4c stamp (1893), unused without gum, corner crease, otherwise fine, this is the only recorded example of this variety, ex-Hopson, South and Weiss (SG 7s)
S
Catalog #16S
Unsold
Lot #785
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 3c on 4c carmine rose and green, surcharge inverted, h.r., fine (SG 15a)
*
Catalog #22a
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #786
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 3c on 4c carmine rose and green, surcharge inverted, block of four, h.r., upper right stamp "treated to reduce blue marks at top", still v.f., believed to be the only known block of four of this variety, with 2007 BPA cert. (SG 15a)
Box *
Catalog #22a
Catalog Value £1,200
Unsold
Lot #787
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 3c on 4c carmine rose and green, surcharge inverted, faintly cancelled, fine (SG 15a)
O
Catalog #22a
Catalog Value £375
Unsold
Lot #788
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 3c on 4c carmine rose and green, surcharge double, h.r., some slight toning, otherwise fine (SG 15b)
*
Catalog #22b
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #789
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 12c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, "cents" omitted, h.r., fine, ex-Weiss (SG 16var)
*
Catalog #23avar
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #790
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 15c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, Die I, surcharge inverted, small h.r., v.f. (SG 18a)
*
Catalog #24b
Catalog Value £325
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #791
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 15c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, Die I, surcharge inverted, used, v.f., with 1955 Royal cert. (SG 18a)
O
Catalog #24b
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #792
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 15c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, Die II, surcharge inverted and shifted, with interpanneu margin at left, h.r., v.f., ex-Winchester, Vestey, with 1980 Royal cert. (SG 19a)
*
Catalog #24c
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #793
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1896 18c on 45c brown and rose, overprint double, used, nicely centered, some surface rubbing, otherwise v.f., with 1939 Royal and 1977 BPA certs, ex-Winchester, Weiss (SG 26a)
O
Catalog #27a
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #794
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1896 18c on 45c brown and rose, Die II, overprint triple, h.r., stained with damaged perfs at top, otherwise fine and rare variety, with 1965 Royal and 1997 BPA certs, ex-Winchester, Weiss (SG 26b)
*
Catalog #27b
Catalog Value £2,250
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #795
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1896 (27 Oct) 18c stationery entire envelope, additionally franked with 18c/45c surcharge, registered to London, with arrival pmk alongside, filing fold away from the stamps, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #796
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 10c blue and brown, surcharge double, l.h., v.f., with 1954 Royal cert. (SG 37a)
*
Catalog #29a
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #797
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, "3 cents" omitted (usual trace visible), small h.r., clipped perfs at bottom, otherwise v.f. (SG 38c)
*
Catalog #30a
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$110.00

Lot #798
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, surcharge inverted, h.r., slight toning and perf. flaw at bottom, otherwise v.f., with 1956 Royal cert. (SG 38a)
*
Catalog #30b
Catalog Value £700
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #799
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, surcharge double, h.r., signed Bloch (SG 38b)
*
Catalog #30c
Catalog Value £500
Unsold
Lot #800
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, surcharge double, h.r., some light staining at top, otherwise fine, signed Brun (SG 38b)
*
Catalog #30c
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #801
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 36c brown and rose, surcharge double, h.r., thin, fine appearance, signed Brun (SG 39a)
*
Catalog #31b
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #802
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 6c on 8c brown violet and ultramarine, surcharge inverted, l.h., v.f., with 1955 Royal cert. (SG 40a)
*
Catalog #32a
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #803
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 6c on 8c brown violet and ultramarine, surcharge inverted, used, fine and scarce (SG 40a)
O
Catalog #32a
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #804
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1902 Surcharges, set of five, overprinted Specimen in black, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 41-45s)
S
Catalog #33-37S
Catalog Value £140
Unsold
Lot #805
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1902 45c on 2.25r violet and green, horizontal pair, left stamp with narrow "5" variety, h.r., v.f. (SG 45a)
*
Catalog #37a
Catalog Value £200
Price Realized
$100.00

Lot #806
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1902 (Dec 11) 6c on 8c postal stationery entire to Berlin, additionally franked with 6c vertical pair, all tied by Seychelles cds, with "Marseille a la Reunion" handstamp, with part of arrival on reverse, part of backflap missing, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #807
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 2c, 3c and 6c, each with "Dented Frame" variety, h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 46-48a)
*
Catalog #38-40var
Catalog Value £575
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #808
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 2c red brown and green, block of four, lower left stamp with trimmed second "s" of "Seychelles", n.h., v.f., ex-Weiss (SG 46var)
Box **
Catalog #38var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #809
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 12c olive gray and green, dented frame variety, socked-on-the-nose "Tamamaka" (May 9, 1905) cancel, v.f. stamp in exhibition quality (SG 49a)
O
Catalog #41var
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #810
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 15c ultramarine, with "Dented Frame" variety, h.r., fine (SG 50a)
*
Catalog #42var
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #811
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 18c pale yellow green and rose, with "Dented Frame" variety, l.h., v.f. (SG 51a)
*
Catalog #43var
Catalog Value £300
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #812
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 30c purple and green, with "Dented Frame" variety, l.h., v.f. (SG 52a)
*
Catalog #44var
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #813
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 45c brown and rose, watermark inverted, l.h., v.f. and rare, only a handful believed to exist, ex-Winchester, Weiss, Maisel and Vestey collections (SG 53w)
*
Catalog #45var
Catalog Value £475
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #814
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 45c brown and rose, with "Dented Frame" variety, l.h., v.f. (SG 52a)
*
Catalog #45var
Catalog Value £425
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #815
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 1.50r black and rose, with "Dented Frame" variety, l.h., v.f. (SG 55a)
*
Catalog #47var
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #816
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII, 2.25r black and rose, with "Dented Frame" variety, l.h., v.f., with 2007 BPA cert. (SG 56a)
*
Catalog #48var
Catalog Value £1,000
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #817
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1903 KEVII surcharges, set of three, each with "Dented Frame" variety (pos. R1/6), h.r., 3c on 5c creased and 3c on 18c with light toning, otherwise fine-v.f., with 2007 BPA certs for the 3c on 5c and 3c on 45c, 3c on 5c ex-Maisel (SG 57-59a)
*
Catalog #49-51var
Catalog Value £1,025
Unsold
Lot #818
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1912-32 George V, three complete sets, mostly l.h., fine-v.f (SG 71-123)
*
Catalog #63-114
Catalog Value £525
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #819
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1912 George V, 3c green, "Split A" variety, n.h., v.f., ex-Vestey (SG 72a; catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #64var
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #820
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1912 George V, 2.25r violet and green, block of four, lower left stamp with "Split A" variety, used, fine-v.f., ex-Vestey (SG 81a)
Box
Catalog #73var
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #821
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1917-20 George V, 2c-2.25r, blocks of four, 13 different values, plus 18c, 25c (2), 75c and 1.50r Die II, mostly hinged (few with a single n.h. value), a couple of minor toned spots, still fine-v.f. (SG 82/96)
Box */**
Catalog #74/88
Catalog Value £527
Unsold
Lot #822
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SIERRA LEONE
1896-97 Victoria, complete set, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 41-53)
*
Catalog #34-46
Catalog Value £450
Unsold
Lot #823
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SIERRA LEONE
1897 2 1/2p on 1sh lilac, h.r., faint crease not mentioned on the accompanying certificate, still v.f., with 2008 Brandon cert. (SG 64)
*
Catalog #59
Catalog Value £1,800
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #824
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SIERRA LEONE
1903 KEVII, 1p-£1, complete except for 1/2p, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 74-85)
*
Catalog #65-76
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #825
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SIERRA LEONE
1904-5 KEVII, 1p-£1, complete set, l.h., some faint toning affecting low values, fine-v.f. (SG 86-98)
*
Catalog #77-89
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #826
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SIERRA LEONE
1907-10 Edward, 1p-£1, complete set, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 99-111)
*
Catalog #90-102
Catalog Value £425
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #827
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SIERRA LEONE
1912-27 George V, £2 and £5, two of each (Dies I and II), l.h., slight Colonial gum, fresh and without the usual tropical stains, mostly v.f. and beautiful group of these popular high values (SG 129-130,147-148)
*
Catalog #120-121,138-139
Catalog Value £7,800
Price Realized
$5,750.00

Lot #828
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE
1903 Victoria, 2 1/2a ultramarine and 6a bister, horizontal pairs, left stamp with "Somal.liland" variety, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 18c-19b)
*
Catalog #14e,20e
Catalog Value £455
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #829
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE
1903 Victoria, 2 1/2a ultramarine, horizontal pair, right stamp with "Sumaliland" variety, heavy h.r., v.f. (SG 18b)
*
Catalog #14f
Catalog Value £250
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #830
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE
1903 Victoria, 12a violet, horizontal pair, left stamp with "Somal.liland" variety, variety n.h., fine-v.f. (SG 20c, catalogue value for hinged)
*/**
Catalog #15e
Catalog Value £375
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #831
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE
1903 KEVII, 1/2a-4a, five horizontal pairs, left stamp with "Somal.land" variety, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 25d-29c)
*
Catalog #21-25e
Catalog Value £540
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #832
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOMALILAND PROTECTORATE
1903 KEVII, 1/2a green, 2a violet and 3a brown orange, horizontal strips of three, middle stamp with "Sumoliland" variety, n.h. (regular stamps hinged), fine-v.f. (SG 25c/28b; catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #21f/24f
Catalog Value £580
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #833
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
1855-58 1sh yellow green, sheet margin "block" of four, heavy h.r., beautiful color, fresh and fine (SG 8)
Box *
Catalog #6
Catalog Value £15,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #834
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
1863-64 4p steel blue, De La Rue Printing, large margins all around, fresh color and sharp impression, heavy h.r., v.f. and rare in such beautiful condition, with 1990 Holcombe cert., ex-Maxwell Joseph (SG 19c)
*
Catalog #13b
Catalog Value £2,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #835
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
1863-64 1sh pale emerald green, square pair, full to large margins all around, small h.r., fresh and v.f., with 1960 Hunziker cert. (SG 21a; catalogue value for singles)
*
Catalog #15a
Catalog Value £2,800
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #836
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CAPE OF GOOD HOPE - Vryburg
1899 2 1/2p on 2 1/2p ultramarine, with broken "N" on "PENCE" variety, unused without gum, fine, only 180 printed, with 2013 Sismondo cert. (SG 4)
(*)
Catalog #N4
Catalog Value £1,700
Unsold
Lot #837
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NATAL
1857 1sh buff, embossed, used, minor corner wrinkles and creases, fine and rare stamp,
O
Catalog #SG 7
Catalog Value £5,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #838
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NATAL
1902-3 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, complete set, mostly l.h., few pencil notations on gum, £1 with very faint stain, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 127-142)
*
Catalog #81-96
Catalog Value £705
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #839
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NATAL
1902-3 £1.10 violet and blue, well centered, h.r., faint trace of toning on reverse, still v.f. (SG 143)
*
Catalog #97
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #840
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NATAL
1902 £20 green and carmine, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r., v.f. (SG 145bs)
S
Catalog #100S
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #841
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NATAL Officials
1904 KEVII, 1/2p-1sh, set of six, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG O1-6)
*
Catalog #O1-6
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #842
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH TRANSVAAL
1900 (Aug) official cover to England, franked with 2x1p V.R.I. and GB 2x1p, tied by "Army P.O. S.Africa" pmks, cover faults, still fine combination usage, with Exmouth arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #843
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA
1913-24 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, h.r., mostly fine (SG 3-17)
*
Catalog #2-16
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #844
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA
1913-24 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 3-17)
*
Catalog #2-16
Catalog Value £950
Unsold
Lot #845
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA
1927-28 2p-10sh, set of seven, se-tenant horizontal pairs, l.h., 2sh6p with toned spot, fine-v.f. (SG 34-39)
*
Catalog #26-32
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #846
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA
1934 (15 Oct) registered and flown cover from Cape Town to Switzerland, franked with stamps of Natal, Transvaal and South Africa (1sh), tied by cds, flown via Brindisi to Rheinfelden, with transit and arrival pmks, fine combination cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #847
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA
1938 2p violet and indigo, se-tenant horizontal pair, n.h., v.f. (SG 44e)
**
Catalog #37
Catalog Value £350
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #848
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SUDAN Flight Covers
1939 (5 May) large "Air Mail Envelope" used for forwarding small quantities of correspondence, on reverse "Air Mail from Malakal" printed label, date completed by hand, indicating that 120g of mail was forwarded to Alexandria, cds "Sudan Malakal," with intact wax seal, fine and scarce (labels were usually ripped on opening)
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #849
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH TRINIDAD
1896-1906 1/2p-£1, set of 10 (complete according to SG), h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 114-124)
*
Catalog #74/90
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #850
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH TURKS & CAICOS
1909 KEVII, 1/2p-3sh, set of 11, overprinted Specimen in black, without gum or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 115/126s)
S
Catalog #13-23S
Catalog Value £275
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #851
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1921-29 Dhow, 1c-30r, complete set, l.h. or h.r., some low values with toned perfs, still fine-v.f. (SG 276-297)
*
Catalog #156-177
Catalog Value £990
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #852
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZULULAND
1894-96 Victoria, 1/2p-£1, complete set, mostly l.h. (high value appears n.h.), fine-v.f. (SG 20-28)
*
Catalog #15-23
Catalog Value £850
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #853
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH OMNIBUS SETS
1948-49 Silver Wedding, complete set, mostly h.r., fine-v.f., SG
*

Catalog Value £2,250
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #854
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH OMNIBUS SETS
1948-49 Silver Wedding, blocks of four (Ascension and British Honduras in two pairs of each, low value Perak and Falkland Dependencies four singles of each), n.h., fine-v.f., SG
Box **

Catalog Value £9,000
Price Realized
$6,000.00

Lot #855
GREECE
1861 10L red orange, used, margins all around, beautiful color, v.f., with Oliva certificate,
O
Catalog #7
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #856
GREECE
1867 (Mar) FL from Marseille to Athens, charged 188L (!) and franked on arrival, with 1 Lepta, 2 Lepta, 5 Lepta, 20 Lepta and 2x80 Lepta, each stamp with margins all around (!) and tied by Athens 23 March, 1867 cds, French Packet Ligne No.5 (30 Mar) cds and arrival pmks, v.f. and beautiful five color franking, signed Roger Calves etc.
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #857
GREECE
1901 First Olympics surcharged and overprinted "AM", complete set of five, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f., signed Raybaudi etc. (Karamitsos 165-169)
**
Catalog #159-63
Catalog Value €2,440
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #858
GREECE
1902 Hermes, 50L rose red, color error, n.h., v.f., rare (Karamitsos 186b)
**
Catalog #181var
Catalog Value €2,800
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #859
GREECE
1906 Olympics, complete set in horizontal or vertical pairs, n.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #184-197
Catalog Value $ 3,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #860
GREECE
1917 military postal history, selection of 13 covers or cards, many with British censor labels from Chios, Corfu, Mudros, Syra, Lemnos, Crete, Salonika etc., Naval Mail incl. "Received from H.M.Ship, no charge to be raised", "Passed Aegean Postal Censor Syra", one complete telegram to an officer at Lemnos "16th Cyclist Corps" etc., mixed condition, many interesting and rare items from World War I
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #861
GREECE
1927 Greek Goddess, unissued designs, three perforated essays in different colors, 1 Lepta, 2 Lepta, 5 Lepta, unused without gum as issued, v.f.
E
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #862
GREECE
1928 Athens Academy, 5d yellow and black, inverted center, cancelled, well centered, v.f., with Galinos certificate. A rare stamp, only 16 exist, many in poor condition, this one exceptionally nice with unobstructed center. A beautiful example of this popular invert (Karamitsos 477b)
O
Catalog #331b
Catalog Value €10,000
Price Realized
$6,250.00

Lot #863
GREECE
1933 Youth of Marathon etc., set of three, l.h., v.f.,
*
Catalog #378-380
Catalog Value $ 785
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #864
GREECE
1933 Youth of Marathon etc., set of three, n.h., v.f. (Karamitsos 523-525, Euro 2,100)
**
Catalog #378-380
Catalog Value $ 1,800
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #865
GREECE
1933 Youth of Marathon, 100d brown & dull green, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (Karamitsos 525)
**
Catalog #380
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #866
GREECE Air Post
1933 Aeroespresso Co. Issue, imperf. set of seven, l.h. or h.r., v.f., with 1985 Diena cert. Only one sheet of 50 of each value printed (Karamitsos A8-14a)
*
Catalog #C8-14var
Catalog Value €3,500
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #867
GREECE Air Post
1933 Aeroespresso Co. Issue, imperf. set of seven in horizontal or vertical pairs, l.h. or h.r., v.f., signed Kessler, Sanabria. Only one sheet of 50 of each value printed (Karamitsos A8-14a)
*
Catalog #C8-14var
Catalog Value €7,000
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #868
GREECE Postal Tax Stamps
1949 Church Restoration Fund, St. Demetrius, two imperforate blocks of four, also two horizontal pairs, three different colors, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #RA82var
Unsold
Lot #869
GREENLAND
1945 overprints, complete set of nine, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #19-27
Catalog Value $ 1,350
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #870
GUATEMALA
1790 folded wrapper front to Guatemala (Secretary of the Office of Criminales), with ornamental framed "Tegusigapa" (reino de Guatemala territory), manuscript 83 1/2 Reales (very high amount at that time), fine and scarce example of this mark (used from 1790 to 1810)
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #871
GUATEMALA
1875 Medio real red brown, horizontal pair unused, also two pen cancelled singles, fine
(*)O
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #872
HUNGARY
1925 Jokai, imperforate, nine complete sets, singles with large margins, also pairs, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #400-402var
Catalog Value $ 720
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #873
HUNGARY
1928 St. Stephen, imperforate singles, four complete sets, including pairs, strips and blocks, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #422-27var
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #874
HUNGARY
1928 St. Stephen, imperforate singles, four complete sets, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #422-27var
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #875
HUNGARY
1928-36 St. Stephen, also Budapest, imperforate singles, n.h., v.f. sets,
**
Catalog #422-27,498-502var
Catalog Value $ 700
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #876
HUNGARY
1949 UPU, two unexploded booklets, each with three panes, stapled at left, n.h., v.f.
Booklet
Catalog #859-60,C63a
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #877
HUNGARY
1967 Session of the Danube, complete set of imperf. horizontal pairs, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1828-1834
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #878
HUNGARY Semi-Postals
1925 Boy Scouts, Sports etc., imperforate singles, two complete sets, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B80-87var
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #879
HUNGARY Semi-Postals
1925 Boy Scouts, Sports etc., imperforate singles, two complete sets, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B80-87var
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #880
HUNGARY Semi-Postals
1943 National Aviation Fund, imperf. singles, five complete sets, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B166-159var
Catalog Value $ 1,350
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #881
HUNGARY Semi-Postals
1943 National Aviation Fund, imperf. singles, five complete sets, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B166-159var
Catalog Value $ 1,350
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #882
HUNGARY Semi-Postals
1943 National Aviation Fund, also Horthy, imperf. singles, five complete sets, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B166-170var
Catalog Value $ 1,700
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #883
ICELAND
1930 Parliament Millenary, 3a-40a, also air post, 16 different tied by First Day pmks on official order blank and unaddressed FDC, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #152-61,C4-8
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #884
ICELAND
1952 Parliament Building, corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #273
Catalog Value $ 960
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #885
ICELAND Air Post
1930 two cards with air post franking, one flown in 1934, franked with 10a (2) and 50a; the other with Roessler "Zeppelin Mail" cachet, addressed to USA, with 10a (3) and 50a (catalogue value for used stamps)
Envelope
Catalog #C1-2
Catalog Value $ 365
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #886
ICELAND Air Post
1930 Millenary, 20a (2), 30a, 50a and 1kr, tied by special Millenary postmarks on three covers flown from Thingvellir to Reykjavik, v.f., with transit and arrival pmks (catalogue value for used stamps),
Envelope
Catalog #C5-8
Catalog Value $ 580
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #887
ICELAND Air Post
1931 Zeppelin overprints, blocks of four, 1k showing "fish-hook" variety ("1" of 1 Krona), n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C9-11
Catalog Value $ 1,340
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #888
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland (return) flight postal card with 1M German franking, cancelled on board (3.7.), with additional Buchau and Friedrichshafen postmarks. There were ten passengers as well as a full crew on this flight. All passengers boarded in Germany, as the ship did not dock in Iceland due to a lack of facilities. A rare card
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #889
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland Flight, advertising cover (Jon Sigmundsson "God Ur og Klukkur" - watchmaker) franked with 2kr Zeppelin, addressed to Copenhagen, fine commercial usage, with Friedrichshafen (3 July) arrival
Envelope
Catalog #C11
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #890
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland (return) flight cover franked with 30a and pair of 1kr, with Friedrichshafen (3.7) and Reykjavik (13.7) arrival pmks, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C9,10
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #891
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Zeppelin overprints, 30a and 1k showing "fish-hook" variety ("1" of 1 Krona), used on flown (not registered) picture postcard (Zeppelin over Reykjavik), sent via Friedrichshafen to Mr. Palsson in Reykjavik, fine. The airship flew over Iceland on a continuation of the Northland Arctic flight of 1930
Envelope
Catalog #C9,10var
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #892
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 (30 June) Iceland Flight registered cover franked with the set of three overprints, stamps cancelled by the rarer type "C" postmarks, addressed to Brunswick, with Friedrichshafen (3.7) transit and arrival pmks, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C9-11
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #893
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland Flight, registered card and cover, franked with 30a and 1kr, also 30a and 2kr (respectively), both to Germany, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C9-11
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #894
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland Flight, registered card and cover, franked with 30a and 1kr, also 30a and 2kr (respectively), addressed to England and United Stamps, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C9-11
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #895
ICELAND Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland Flight, set of three used registered card and cover, addressed to Paris and Germany, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C9-11
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #896
IRAN
1878 5kr violet, Type C, margins all around, unused without gum, v.f., with handstamp guarantee and 1966 Iranian Philatelic Society cert.,
(*)
Catalog #36
Catalog Value $ 1,500
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #897
IRAN
1878 5kr violet, Type B, lightly cancelled, margins all around, v.f., with Sadri opinion,
O
Catalog #36
Catalog Value $ 350
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #898
IRAN
1878 5kr gold, Type B, lightly cancelled, margins all around, v.f., with Sadri opinion,
O
Catalog #37
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #899
IRAN
1878 5kr red brown, Type D, used, margins all around, defective corner, otherwise v.f., signed Sadri,
O
Catalog #38
Catalog Value $ 3,750
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #900
IRAN
1885 "Officiel" Surcharges, set of seven, h.r., fine-v.f., signed Sadri,
*
Catalog #66-72
Catalog Value $ 1,050
Unsold
Lot #901
IRAN
1902 5c red and yellow, tete-beche block of twelve, pos.1-6,7-12, n.h., v.f., with 2015 Sadri cert. (Persiphila 262-262c)
Box **
Catalog #283
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #902
IRAN
1910 Lion Issue, ten different (six with gold, four with silver borders), centers inverted, h.r., fine-v.f. (Persiphila C22a/44a, cat. $3,500)
*
Unsold
Lot #903
IRAN
1917 24c on 1k, small h.r., v.f., signed Sadri,
*
Catalog #587
Catalog Value $ 1,500
Unsold
Lot #904
IRAN
1917 24c on 1k, used, v.f., signed Sadri,
O
Catalog #587
Catalog Value $ 1,750
Unsold
Lot #905
IRAN
1939 unused 50d insured money envelope, v.f. and rare (Persiphila PIE7B)
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #906
IRAN Air Post
1927 1c-30k, complete set, mostly l.h., fine-v.f., signed Sadri,
*
Catalog #C1-16
Catalog Value $ 1,005
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #907
IRAN Air Post
1927 1c-30k, complete set, overprinted Specimen in black, unused without gum, fine-v.f., signed Sadri, with his 2012 cert.
S
Catalog #C1-16S
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #908
IRAN Air Post
1930-35 complete sets, with and without overprint, mostly l.h., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #C34-67
Catalog Value $ 930
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #909
IRAN Soviet Republic of Persia
1920 six used singles, including 9ch (3 with one part perf. and one misperforated), 12ch (2) and 24ch, fine-v.f., signed Sadri
O
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #910
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND German Offices in the Holyland
1916 picture postcard (Jericho) to Glina, Croatia, sent via German Fieldpost, with "Feldpost Mil.Miss. A.O.K.4" 13.12.1916 pmk, originating from an Austrian Reserve Hospital, handstamp "K.u.K. Mobiles Reservespital in Jerusalem" in violet, Budapest censor three line cachet, card creases and toning, rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #911
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND German Offices in the Holyland
1917 picture postcard (Asuan) to Glina, Croatia, sent via German Fieldpost, with "Feldpost Mil.Miss. A.O.K.4" 1.5.1917 pmk, originating from an Austrian Reserve Hospital, handstamp "K.u.K. Sanitatsanstallen fur Syrien" in violet, Budapest censor three line cachet, fine usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #912
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND German Offices in the Holyland
1917 picture postcard (Ein Seitim) to Glina, Croatia, sent via German Fieldpost, with "Feldpost Mil.Miss. A.O.K.4" 5.1.1917 pmk, originating from an Austrian Reserve Hospital, handstamp "K.u.K. mobiles Reservespital in Jerusalem" in violet, fine usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #913
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND German Offices in the Holyland
1917 picture postcard (Jerusalem) to Glina, Croatia, sent via German Fieldpost, with "Feldpost Mil.Miss. A.O.K.4" 6.7.1917 pmk, originating from an Austrian Reserve Hospital, handstamp "K.u.K. Sanitatsanstallen fur Syrien" in violet, fine usage, some card flaws
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #914
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND German Offices in the Holyland
1917 picture postcard (Kineret) to Glina, Croatia, sent via German Fieldpost, with "Feldpost Mil.Miss. A.O.K.4" 5.1.1917 pmk, originating from an Austrian Reserve Hospital, handstamp "K.u.K. mobiles Reservespital in Jerusalem" in violet, fine usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #915
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, 3m-1000m, complete set with tabs, n.h., minute fingerprints and natural gum wrinkles, fine-v.f. (Bale 1-9)
**
Catalog #1-9
Catalog Value $ 6,940
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #916
ISRAEL
1948 3m-1000m, complete set with tabs, cacheted First Day Cover, v.f. and rare, signed Shalit (Bale 1-9)
Envelope
Catalog #1-9
Catalog Value $ 5,000
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #917
ISRAEL
1948 Doar Ivri, complete set of nine on cacheted Tel Aviv FDC, also second Postage Dues set of six with Tabs, left sheet margin singles cancelled on unaddressed and cacheted FDC, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #1-9,J6-11
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #918
ISRAEL
1948 3m-50m, perf. 10x11, complete set with tabs, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Burger,
**
Catalog #Bale 1d-6d
Catalog Value $ 920
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #919
ISRAEL
1948 10m-50m, perf. 10x11, three high values with tabs, n.h., 50m with faint toned spot an on reverse, still v.f., expert signed,
**
Catalog #Bale 3d-6d
Catalog Value $ 908
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #920
ISRAEL
1948 250m dark green, imperf. tab single, n.h., natural gum wrinkles and faint toned spots, otherwise v.f., Bale
**
Catalog #7var
Catalog Value $ 1,500
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #921
ISRAEL
1948 New Year, set of five vertical gutter pairs with tabs, unfolded and unusually crisp, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f., Bale
**
Catalog #10-14
Catalog Value $ 7,500
Price Realized
$3,000.00

Lot #922
ISRAEL
1948-50 Holidays, Coins, UPU, sets of horizontal, gutter tete-beche pairs, also Air Post, Tabul souv. sheet, plus second coins 180p booklet, n.h., some gum disturbances, mostly fine-v.f. (Bale cat. value $580)
**
Catalog #10-14,18-21,16,C1-6
Unsold
Lot #923
ISRAEL
1948 Holidays, 3m vertical gutter pair with tabs, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #10
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #924
ISRAEL
1948 New Year, imperforate trial plate proof of 5m superimposed on 20m in near issued colors, ribbon in issued blue and red (of 65m), on gummed paper, tabbed single, minor creases and usual abrasions, otherwise v.f. example of this rarity, only a few exist, with 1982 SIP cert., Bale
P
Catalog #11P
Catalog Value $ 2,000
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #925
ISRAEL
1948 Holidays, 65m horizontal gutter tete-beche block of four, imperf. in margin, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #14
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #926
ISRAEL
1948 Holidays, 65m horizontal gutter tete-beche pair, imperf. in margin, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #14
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #927
ISRAEL
1948 Holidays, 65m cross gutter block of four, double perforations at top, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #14var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #928
ISRAEL
1949 National Flag, sheet of 50 (20 tabs), folded between stamps, n.h., occasional wrinkles, mostly fine-v.f. (Bale 16)
Box **
Catalog #15
Catalog Value $ 1,750
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #929
ISRAEL
1949 National Flag, sheet of 50 (20 tabs), folded between stamps, n.h., occasional wrinkles, mostly fine-v.f. (Bale 16)
Box **
Catalog #15
Catalog Value $ 1,750
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #930
ISRAEL
1949 University, sheet of 50, also Jerusalem, two sheets of 50 (20 tabs), n.h., with marginal wrinkles and small selvage faults at bottom, affecting about half of the tabs, still fine-v.f. (Bale 15,31)
Box **
Catalog #23,24
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #931
ISRAEL
1951 Negev (Camel) 500p bottom sheet margin block of 10, with five tabs, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #25
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #932
ISRAEL
1950 UPU, gutter, tete-beche pane of 48, yielding eight sets of each, sensibly folded between stamps, n.h., v.f. (Bale 27-28a,b)
Box **
Catalog #31-32b
Catalog Value $ 600
Unsold
Lot #933
ISRAEL
1950 UPU, gutter, tete-beche pane of 48, yielding eight sets of each, sensibly folded between stamps, n.h., v.f. (Bale 27-28a,b)
Box **
Catalog #31-32b
Catalog Value $ 600
Unsold
Lot #934
ISRAEL
1957 Independence and Bezalel Museum, three Tabrow sheetlets of five (perf. and imperf. margins of last), n.h., v.f. (Bale 142e,143e)
**
Catalog #127,128var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #935
ISRAEL Air Post
1950 Issue, sheets of 50, unfolded, but with perf. separations for 5m and 100m (two half sheets), tabs n.h., fine-v.f. (Bale 32-37)
Box **
Catalog #C1-6
Catalog Value $ 4,500
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #936
ISRAEL Postage Dues
1948 3m orange, unfolded sheet of 100, n.h., v.f., scarce
Box **
Catalog #J1
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #937
ISRAEL - JNF Labels
1919 cover from "Podkamiem" (near Brody) in Eastern Galizia, addressed to the American Mission (of the Jewish National Committee) in Vienna (formed to oversee the immigration of Jews from Galizia to the United States), carried by private courier, with franking prepaid with a Jewish National Fund adhesive, also two Austrian stamps added in Lwow (12.9.19), sent via Krakow, with Censor label folded over, fine example of this little known private service, with Mikulski cert.
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #938
ISRAEL - JNF Labels
1919 cover from "Podkamiem" (near Brody) in Eastern Galizia, addressed to the American Mission (of the Jewish National Committee) in Vienna (formed to oversee the immigration of Jews from Galizia to the United States), carried by private courier, with franking prepaid with a Jewish National Fund adhesive (Herzl), also two Austrian stamps added in Lwow (24.8.19), sent via Krakow, with Censor label removed from left, another added on back, fine example of this private service, Mikulski cert.
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #939
ITALIAN STATES Lombardy-Venetia
1850 Issue, hand-made paper, 5c yellow, 10c black and 30c lilac brown (type II), paying 45c on outer FL used in 1854 from Milano to Trieste, stamps with margins all around, except 10c just touching at bottom, neatly tied by "Milano 5/10" pmks, oval Trieste arrival (5/10) on back, particularly nice three-color franking from Lombardy, late usage of 30c type III, rare cover, with 1982 Enzo Diena certificate,
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.1,2,9
Catalog Value €22,500
Price Realized
$4,250.00

Lot #940
ITALIAN STATES Lombardy-Venetia
1850 5c buff, full margins all around, unused with full original gum, h.r., fresh and beautiful stamp, with 2000 Dr. Giorgio Colla cert. (Sass.1)
*
Catalog #1
Catalog Value €8,000
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #941
ITALIAN STATES Lombardy-Venetia
1850 10c black, horizontal strip of three, margins all around, used on outer FL addressed to Mantova, small scissors cut between two left stamps, otherwise v.f. and attractive cover, with arrival pmk on back (Sass.2)
Envelope
Catalog #3
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #942
ITALIAN STATES Lombardy-Venetia
1850 15c carmine, two distinct printings and colors, used on FLs to Bergamo, one tied by Milano straight line datestamp used in 1850, the other by Pizzighettone handstamp, used in 1851, minor cover wear, otherwise fine, ex-Capellaro
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #943
ITALIAN STATES Lombardy-Venetia
1864 (3 Jan) outer FL franked with vertical pair of 3sld green, used in combination with single 10sld brown, with Bologna transit and Montecarotto arrival pmks, fine (Sass. cat. Euro 1,000)
Envelope
Catalog #9,14
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #944
ITALIAN STATES Romagna
1859 1/2baj, horizontal pair, also 3baj single, margins just in at bottom or at left, tied by diamond grids on outer FL from Ferrara to Venezia, 28 Feb 60 cds alongside, charged "5", with arrival pmk on back, filing folds away from the stamps (Sass.1,4)
Envelope
Catalog #1,4
Catalog Value €7,250
Price Realized
$725.00

Lot #945
ITALIAN STATES Romagna
1859 5baj, three large margins, with dividing lines at right, cut in at right, tied by diamond grids on FL from Bologna to Livorno, 2 Sep 59 cds alongside, arrival pmk on back, filing fold away from the stamp, scarce early (second day of issue) usage (Sass.6)
Envelope
Catalog #6
Catalog Value €6,500
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #946
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 1b black on gray green, top left sheet margin pane of 25, margins all around, two stamps hinged, balance n.h., vertical creases affecting five stamps at right, also minor stains (all not mentioned on the accompanying clear certificate), fresh and v.f. multiple, with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.2; catalogue value for hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #2
Catalog Value €20,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #947
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 1b dark green, "verde scuro", horizontal pair, h.r., left stamp with margins all around, right touching to just in at sides, fine-v.f., with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.2A; catalogue value for singles)
*
Catalog #2var
Catalog Value €3,300
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #948
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 4b black on gray brown, full margins all around, original gum (h.r.), v.f. and scarce mint stamp, with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.5)
*
Catalog #5c
Catalog Value €24,000
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #949
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 5b black on pale rose, "rosa chiaro", block of four, full margins all around, l.h., fresh and v.f., with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.6)
Box *
Catalog #6
Catalog Value €2,000
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #950
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 8b black on white, pane of 25, margins all around to just touching at upper right, 7 stamps hinged, balance n.h, fine-v.f. and scarce piece, with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.9, cat. Euro 25,000 for hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #9
Catalog Value $ 15,625
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #951
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 1sc rose, unused with full original gum, margins all around, beautiful color, fresh and v.f. example of this popular stamp, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.11, cat. Euro 6,500)
*
Catalog #11
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #952
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1852 1sc rose, unused with full original gum, full to large margins all around, minute hinge thin, otherwise a v.f. example of this rare stamp, with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.11)
*
Catalog #11
Catalog Value €6,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #953
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1867 2c black on yellow green, lower left sheet corner margin strip of four, full margins all around, h.r., v.f. and beautiful positional piece, with 2007 Raybaudi certificate
*
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #954
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1867 3c black on gray, bottom right sheet corner margin block of six, margins just clear at top, top two stamps hinged, rest n.h., minor toned spots at upper left, otherwise fine and scarce positional piece, with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.15; catalogue value for hinged block and two singles)
Box */**
Catalog #13
Catalog Value €17,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #955
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1867 3c black on lilac gray, unused left sheet margin block of four, full original gum, h.r., margins in at top and right, natural gum creases, bottom left stamp v.f. A scarce block, signed Emilio Diena, also Scott's Stamp and Coin Co. handstamps, with 2007 Raybaudi certificate (Sass.14)
Box *
Catalog #13a
Catalog Value €35,000
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #956
ITALIAN STATES Roman States
1867 10c black on vermilion paper, left margin horizontal pair, margins all around to just in at bottom of left stamp, right stamp v.f., h.r., with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.17; catalogue value for singles)
*
Catalog #15
Catalog Value €7,000
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #957
ITALIAN STATES Tuscany
1851-52 2cr gray blue, horizontal strip of five, used, full to clear margins all around, v.f. and rare multiple, signed Colla (Sass. 5e)
O
Catalog #5
Catalog Value €16,000
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #958
ITALIAN STATES Tuscany
1860 (11 Sep) cover from Torino to London, franked with horizontal strip of 3x20c dark blue, margins cut in at bottom and at right, backflap tears, otherwise fine, with London 13 Sep 1860 (year of issue) arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #20
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #959
ITALY
1862 10c bistre, used in combination with Sardinia 5c green (Sass.13E), on large part of FL sent from Torino to Gressoney (Jan.1.63), both tied by Torino cds, fine combination franking, signed "Un.Filatelica Naz. Soc. An.Roma", with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.1)
Envelope
Catalog #17
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #960
ITALY
1865 10c bistre, used in combination with Sardinia 5c green (Sass.13E), on small cover sent from Casale to Fobello, both tied by Casale cds, with arrival on reverse, fine and scarce combination franking, with 2007 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.1)
Envelope
Catalog #17
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #961
ITALY
1899 large registered cover, originally from Cleveland to New York City, with 1c U.S. franking at top, sent via Torino, with Italian 25c and 1L, three of each, tied by cds, re-addressed to Berlin, with arrival (15 June) pmk on back, cover creases and folds, some toning, otherwise fine and interesting item
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #962
ITALY Air Post
1933 Italian Air Cruise of the Decennial Rome-Chicago-New York-Rome Commemorative Stamps, unexploded booklet with 14 panes of 6 labels each, stapled at left, fine-v.f.
Booklet
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #963
ITALY Air Post
1933 Italian Air Cruise of the Decennial Rome-Chicago-New York-Rome Commemorative Stamps, 14 blocks of four (five different) labels, also booklet covers
Box **
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #964
ITALY Postage Dues
1955 8L lilac, also Parcel Post, seven diff. horizontal pairs, complete as issued, n.h., fine-v.f. (Sass. S.112, Pacchi in Consessione 5/14)
**
Catalog #J85, QY5-11
Catalog Value €950
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #965
ITALY Italian Social Republic - Brescia
1943 2.50L orange (Special Delivery), types II-III se-tenant vertical pair, n.h., v.f., with 1983 Raybaudi cert.,
**
Catalog #Sass.20/II-III
Catalog Value €3,750
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #966
ITALY Italian Social Republic - Verona Postage Dues
1944 overprint color errors, set of six, n.h., v.f., with 1983 Raybaudi certificate,
**
Catalog #Sass.47A/58A
Catalog Value €5,100
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #967
ITALY Italian Social Republic - Verona Postage Dues
1944 overprint inverted, complete set of 10 values, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Raybaudi,
**
Catalog #Sass.47a-59a,52Aa
Catalog Value €5,250
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #968
ITALY Italian Social Republic - Basa Atlantica
1943 Basa Atlantica,10c-50c, set of five, l.h., fine-v.f., with 2007 Raybaudi cert. Only 200 (!) sets issued,
*
Catalog #Sass.1-5
Catalog Value €7,000
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #969
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES ABROAD - GENERAL ISSUE (Estero)
1881 mourning cover franked with single 20c orange, tied by "3338" numeral, with Coletta pmk alongside, addressed to Luna, central Italy, showing Palermo transit and arrival pmks on back, cover tears on back, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #14
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #970
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES IN CHINA - Pechino
1920 "2 DOLLARI" on 5 Lire ultramarine & rose, surcharge type II, n.h., perfectly centered (!), with violet handstamps, signed Diena etc., with 1980 Dr.Enzo Diena certificate. A premier rarity from the Italian Colonies and of the Italian Offices in Pechino, certainly one of the best, if not the finest of the only 15 (!) issued, ex-King Carol of Romania (Sass.30, cat. Euro 200,000)
**
Catalog #30
Catalog Value $ 185,000
Price Realized
$55,000.00

Lot #971
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES IN CHINA - Pechino
1919 "$2 dollari" on 5L blue and rose, surcharge type III ("Pechino" 11 1/2mm wide, instead of 13mm) usual centering, fresh color, l.h., fine and scarce, with 1981 Diena cert. (Sass.29, cat. Euro 25,000)
*
Catalog #30b
Catalog Value $ 20,000
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #972
ITALIAN COLONIES General Issues
1934 World Soccer Championships, complete set with airpost, heavy h.r. or album adhesions, fine-v.f. (Sass.46-50, PA31-37)
*
Catalog #46-50,C29-35
Catalog Value €800
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #973
ITALIAN COLONIES General Issues Air Post Officials
1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Servizio di Stato, complete set of four, from Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Somalia and Tripolitania, l.h., v.f., with 1975 Diena certificate. Only 750 of each were issued, majority used on flight covers (Sass.1, cat. Euro 13,000)
*
Catalog #CBO1
Catalog Value $ 10,400
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #974
ITALIAN COLONIES General Issues Air Post Officials
1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Servizio di Stato, complete set of four, from Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Somalia and Tripolitania, further overprinted "Saggio" (Specimen), n.h., v.f., with Raybaudi cert. (Only 750 of each were issued, majority used on flight covers, only a few sets were overprinted "Saggio" for presentation purposes) (Sass.1S)
S
Catalog #CBO1S
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #975
ITALIAN COLONIES Aegean Islands
1932 Overprints, Garibaldi Issue, the complete set of 147 different overprinted stamps from the various islands ("Calchi" - "Stampalia"), also Special Delivery etc., n.h., fine-v.f., seldom offered complete,
**
Catalog #Sass.17-26
Catalog Value €7,500
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #976
ITALIAN COLONIES Eritrea
1893 1c-5L, complete set, h.r., few small faults affecting low values, fine, with 1987 Raybaudi cert. for the two high values (Sass. 1-11)
*
Catalog #1-11
Catalog Value €1,750
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #977
ITALIAN COLONIES Eritrea
1903 1c-5L, set of eleven (complete according to Sassone), mostly l.h., few usual perf. flaws, fine (Sass. 19-29)
*
Catalog #19/33
Catalog Value €1,400
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #978
ITALIAN COLONIES Eritrea Postage Dues
1903 10L blue and magenta, used, usual centering, fine, with handstamp guarantee on reverse (Sass.11)
O
Catalog #J11
Catalog Value €1,100
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #979
ITALIAN COLONIES Eritrea Parcel Post
1916 25c-4L, six values, h.r., some tropical toning or light stains, otherwise fine (Sass. 3-8)
*
Catalog #Q3-8
Catalog Value €2,820
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #980
ITALIAN COLONIES Libya
1951 Issue for Cyrenaica, overprinted "Libya", complete set with postage dues, n.h., fine-v.f., few signed Caffaz (Sass. 1-13,S1-7)
**
Catalog #122-134,J30-36
Catalog Value €1,050
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #981
ITALIAN COLONIES Libya Semi-Postals
1933 Seventh Sample Fair, Tripoli, 5L+1L Leopard, presentation card containing 16 imperforate trial color proofs, superimposed over perforated background, dated (14 February 1933) and signed by a postal official at bottom left, with glassine overlay and stamped "Officina Fotocalcografia." A rarity
P
Catalog #B53P
Unsold
Lot #982
ITALIAN COLONIES Somalia
1909 designs "Somalia Italian Meridionale" 10c Leopard, 25c Bay, 50c Lion, die proofs in black, each with violet handstamp of the firm "D. Coen & C. - Milano" (printers) at bottom, fine and probably unique set of die proofs, each with 198 Diena certificate
P
Unsold
Lot #983
ITALIAN COLONIES Somalia
1930 (ca) designs "Somalia Italiana" 10c Leopard, 5c Bay, 1L Lion, also 10c Leopard, 50c Lion and 1L Bay, imperforate sheetlet of six, top row orange, with center in brown, bottom row in orange only, large margins, small security punch, peripheral toning, fine-v.f., with 1994 Sorani certificate ("in my opinion, this sheetlet, the only one known to me, is genuine")
Box P
Unsold
Lot #984
ITALIAN COLONIES Somalia Postage Dues
1906 5c-10L, complete set, 1L unused, 10L n.h., balance h.r., 5c thin, otherwise fine-v.f. (Sass. S1-11)
*(*)
Catalog #J1-11
Catalog Value €7,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #985
ITALIAN COLONIES Somalia Parcel Post
1926-31 5c-20L, complete set, mostly l.h., some toning affecting a few values, otherwise fine, signed Raybaudi, etc. (Sass. 30-42)
*
Catalog #Q25-37
Catalog Value €1,000
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #986
ITALIAN COLONIES Trieste Zone A
1945 1L on 50c violet, vertical strip of three, numeral virtually omitted, n.h., v.f., with Cilio certificate,
**
Catalog #Sass. 4kb
Catalog Value €2,400
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #987
ITALIAN COLONIES Trieste Zone A Postal Stationery
1949 Italian postal card 6 Lire, overprinted AMG-FTT, group of 12, unused, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #988
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Albania
1940 unissued surcharges, set of four, blocks of four, n.h., v.f. Most of the printing was destroyed, with less than 200 of each remaining. Only a few blocks of four known,
Box **
Catalog #Sass.12-15
Catalog Value €20,000
Price Realized
$5,750.00

Lot #989
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Albania Special Delivery
1940 Express, 25q and 50q, gutter panes of 100, n.h., folded between stamps, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Sass.1-2
Catalog Value €7,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #990
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Albania Postage Dues
1940 Coat of Arms, set of five, blocks of four, n.h., v.f. (catalogue value for singles)
Box **
Catalog #Sass.S1-5
Catalog Value €4,500
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #991
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Montenegro
1942 "Legionari", set of four, overprinted in black, n.h., v.f., with 1967 Diena certificate. According to Sassone, less than 100 of each printed, those surviving mostly in poor condition, with faults and defective gum. Catalogue value for faulty examples,
**
Catalog #Sass.24-27
Catalog Value €20,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #992
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Montenegro
1942 Red Cross, set of four, overprinted in black, n.h. (low value with barest trace of a hinge), v.f., signed Kessler. A rare set, only 400 issued,
**
Catalog #Sass.32-35
Catalog Value €4,400
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #993
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Montenegro
1942 Red Cross, set of four, overprinted in red, n.h., v.f., with 1967 Diena certificate. Only 200 sets issued,
**
Catalog #Sass.36-39
Catalog Value €11,000
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #994
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Montenegro
1943 Commemoratives, Postage and Air Post complete, 16 values, sheets of 50, n.h., fine-v.f. (Sass.60-69,PA26-31)
Box **
Catalog #Sass.60-69,PA26-31
Catalog Value €22,500
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #995
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Montenegro Air Post
1941 overprints, blocks of four, complete set of eight, handstamped guarantee marks, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Sass.PA1-8
Catalog Value €2,400
Unsold
Lot #996
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Italian Occupation of Montenegro Air Post
1941 overprinted on 40d green (n.h.) and 50d grayish blue (l.h.), set of two, v.f. and extremely rare, with 1979 Fiecchi and 1983 Raybaudi certificates (catalogue value for hinged)
*/**
Catalog #Sass.PA 8I,8II
Catalog Value €66,500
Price Realized
$11,000.00

Lot #997
JAPAN
1923-1947 Regular Issues, duplicated selection of imperf. blocks of four, 1-3 of each, unused without gum as issued,
Box (*)
Catalog #Sakura 201/291
Catalog Value ¥ 157,520
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #998
JAPAN Prisoner of War Camps
1918 Bando, 2sen and 5sen set of two, unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f., each with handstamped guarantee marks (Kosack, Scholz), very rare,
(*)
Catalog #Sakura 3L1-2
Catalog Value ¥ 200,000
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #999
JAPAN Japanese Offices in China
1921 two covers used from Tsingtao to USA, one franked with single 10sen; the other with block of 6x3s and single 2s, all tied by "Tsingtao I.J.P.O." cancels, one with Sundbury, Ohio arrival, cover flaws, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #36,37,42
Unsold
Lot #1000
JAPAN Japanese Occupation of Marshall Islands
1919 registered cover from Jaluit, Marshall Islands, sent via Yokohama to Switzerland, 20sen franking made-up with two each 1/2s, 1s, 1 1/2s and additional 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s, minor perf. flaws, endorsed "Imperial Navy P.O. Jaluit", with boxed chop in red and Basel (10.9.19) arrival pmk on back, also bearing signature of postmaster (Tozawa), fine (under the terms of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance, Japan declared war on Germany on 23 August 1914. The Imperial Japanese Navy was tasked with pursuing and destroying the German East Asiatic Squadron and protection of the shipping lanes for Allied commerce in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. During the course of this operation, the Japanese Navy seized the German possessions in the Marianas, Carolinas, Marshall Islands and Palau groups, mostly without resistance, by October 1914. After the end of World War I, as determined in the Treaty of Versailles, Japanese occupation of former German colonies in Micronesia north of the equator was formally recognized)
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1001
KOREA
1902-03 3ch on 25poon rose lake, additionally overprinted "Tae Han" in red, unused without gum, v.f., with Holcombe certificate. A rarity
(*)
Catalog #38var
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1002
KOREA
1946 Issue, imperforate singles, complete set of five, unused without gum as issued, v.f.
(*)
Catalog #69-73var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1003
KOREA
1946-1949 issues, selection of 10 different unaddressed FDCs, with Olympics (small faults), Syngman Rhee Inauguration, Railroads etc., fine-v.f. (KPC C9/29,cat. 1,785,000KRW = $1,650)
Envelope
Catalog #74/107
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1004
KOREA
1948 Republican Government, 5wn rose lilac (Hibiscus), type I, eight copies (vertical or horizontal pairs), n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #92a
Catalog Value $ 960
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1005
KOREA
1950 Syngman Rhee and Flags, set of three imperforate souvenir sheets, unused without gum as issued, n.h., tiny natural inclusions as always, v.f. Only 300 of each issued (Mi.Bl.19-21)
(*)
Catalog #119-121var
Catalog Value €18,000
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #1006
KOREA
1950 Syngman Rhee and Flags, 100w and 200w souvenir sheets, v.f., only 300 of each issued (Mi.Block 19,21)
(*)
Catalog #119,121var
Catalog Value €12,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1007
KOREA
1951-52 United Nations 500wn Korea - Italy (without crown) imperforate souvenir sheet of two, blue country emblems (also portions of flags and names of countries) and inscriptions inverted, red portions of flags printed on reverse, suggesting this sheet found its way out of the printers through a back door (printer's waste), some creasing, otherwise fine, very rare and dramatic error, ex-Cunliffe, Sagar collections, with 2009 Philatelic Foundation Certificate
*
Catalog #154a-155a
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1008
KOREA
1951-52 United Nations 500wn Korea - Italy (without crown) imperforate vertical gutter pane of 10, blue country emblems (also portions of flags and names of countries) and inscriptions inverted, red portions of flags printed on reverse, suggesting this pane found its way out of the printers through a back door (printer's waste), unused without gum, folded in gutter between stamps, v.f., spectacular error
Box (*)
Catalog #154a-155a
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1009
KOREA
1951 300wn on 14wn cobalt blue (surcharge 24mm), n.h., v.f., with 1994 Lolini certificate (Mi.84, cat. Euro 6,500, KPC 105a)
**
Catalog #176a
Catalog Value $ 5,250
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1010
KOREA
1951 300wn on 14wn cobalt blue (surcharge 24mm), n.h., v.f., with regular stamp included for comparison (Mi.84, cat. Euro 6,500, KPC 105a)
**
Catalog #176a
Catalog Value $ 5,250
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1011
KOREA
1957 USA Friendship, imperf. souvenir sheet of two, n.h., natural gum creases, fine,
**
Catalog #264a
Catalog Value $ 1,750
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1012
KOREA
1958 Letter-writing week, imperf. souvenir sheet, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #283a
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #1013
NORTH KOREA
1954 People's Army, Women's day etc., eight imperforate singles used on cover addressed to Czechoslovakia, fine-v.f., scarce
Envelope
Catalog #73,74
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1014
NORTH KOREA Occupation of South Korea
1950 overprints, complete set of nine, n.h., fine-v.f., rare,
**
Catalog #Mi.1-9
Catalog Value €6,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1015
LAOS
1954 Accession of King Sisavang-Vong set of three horizontal gutter blocks of four, n.h., v.f. (YT 28-29,PA13)
Box **
Catalog #25-26,C13
Catalog Value €1,096
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1016
LAOS
1957 Musical Instruments, 20 mostly signed artist die proofs, variety of colors incl. complete sets in green and red, fine-v.f. group
P
Catalog #34-36,C24-26P
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1017
LAOS
1957 Musical Instruments, five different unfinished stages ("1er etat") die proofs in black, v.f., probably unique
P
Catalog #34-36P,C24,26P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1018
LAOS
1957 Rice Harvest, 10 mostly signed artist die proofs, including sets in black and brown, also 5k and 26k in blue, v.f.
P
Catalog #37-40P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1019
LAOS
1957 Rice Harvest, set of four imperf. sheetlets of four, also 13 imperf. trial color proofs, n.h. (hinged in margins), fine-v.f.
Box **P
Catalog #37-40var
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1020
LAOS
1958 Unesco, complete set of four artist signed die proofs in brown, v.f.
P
Catalog #48-51P
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1021
LAOS
1959 King Sisavang-Vong, 6.50k selection of four different printer's trial color die proofs in red brown, red-violet, green and orange, each with penciled number (referring to ink color, from the official master color chart), also signed artist die proof in brown, v.f., extremely rare
P
Catalog #53P
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1022
LAOS
1962 Stamp Day, two perforated and gummed souv. sheets, n.h., but with dried gum, some toning, otherwise fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #77-80var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1023
LAOS
1963 Freedom From Hunger, collection with the complete set of four signed artist die proofs, also epreuves deluxe; imperf. sheetlets of four; imperf. collective sheetlet of four, plus imperf. and gummed trial color proofs in blocks of ten (40 stamps), n.h., fine-v.f. assembly
Box P
Catalog #81-84P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1024
LAOS Air Post
1955 Ramayana, 5k, 10k and 30k, three different printer's inspection trial color die proofs in sepia, v.f., only 4 (!) of each printed
P
Catalog #C16/19P
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1025
LAOS Air Post
1956 Buddha, 20k, two different artist die proofs in brown black and violet, v.f., rare
P
Catalog #C20P
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1026
LAOS Air Post
1958 Red Cross, set of four epreuves deluxe, v.f.
P
Catalog #C31-34P
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1027
LATVIA
1937 Ulmanis, 3s orange red, imperf. single, unused without gum, also 25s black violet, horizontal pair imperf. between, used, small perf. fault at left
(*)O
Catalog #188var
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1028
LATVIA
1938 two unexploded 2,02 Ls booklets, one with special First Day Cancels (front cover and stamps), v.f.
Booklet
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1029
LATVIA
1938 3s brown orange, two vertical pairs, each variety imperf. at bottom, different shades, fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #200var
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1030
LATVIA Air Post
1933 Latvia-Africa overprints, three different, tied by 29 May cds on registered cover from Riga to Kaunas, v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #C9-11
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1031
LATVIA Air Post Semi-Postals
1932 imperforate singles, complete set of five used in 1937 on registered cover, flown from Riga to Germany, filing fold away from the stamps, part of backflap missing, otherwise fine-v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #CB9-13
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1032
LATVIA Air Post Semi-Postals
1933 imperf. singles, set of four tied by Riga (21 Apr) oval datestamps on cover addressed to USA (without arrival), fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #CB14-17
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1033
LATVIA Air Post Semi-Postals
1933 Airships, perf. and imperf. sets of four, l.h., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #CB21-24a
Catalog Value $ 340
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1034
LATVIA Air Post Semi-Postals
1933 Airships, perf. and imperf. sets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #CB21-24a
Catalog Value $ 550
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1035
LATVIA Air Post Semi-Postals
1933 Issue, complete set of four used with additional franking (on back) on registered and flown cover from Riga (13 July) to Locarno, Switzerland, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #CB21-24
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1036
LATVIA Air Post Semi-Postals
1933 Airships, perforated set of four, used in 1937 on registered, flown cover from Riga to Switzerland, v.f., with Kreuzlingen arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #CB21-24
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1037
LATVIA Flight Covers
1932 incoming registered cover from Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia, first official flight (Jan 25) to Libau, with arrival (18 Feb) on back, fine and undoubtedly scarce flight (via London and Berlin)
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1038
LATVIA Flight Covers
1933 (28 May) cover (opened at top and bottom) from Riga to Madrid, addressed to M.Galvez, "Premier vol Lettonie-Afrique" at top, fine-v.f. (without arrival markings)
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1039
LATVIA Flight Covers
1936 Incoming (17 Nov) cover from Majunga, Madagascar, flown via Paris to Riga, fine and scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1040
LATVIA Zeppelin Flights
1933 2nd SAF commercial letter from Riga, via Berlin to Brazil, filing folds away from the stamps, fine-v.f., with red Berlin connecting cachet and arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #Si.214
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1041
LATVIA Zeppelin Flights
1933 3rd SAF cover addressed to Berlin, with red connecting cachet, Barcelona, Spain drop, red "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) - Barcelona" straight line and arrival pmks on back, some cover wrinkles, otherwise fine, scarce
Envelope
Catalog #Si.219
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1042
LATVIA Zeppelin Flights
1933 7th SAF to Brazil, attractively franked with the perforated set of Zeppelin commemoratives (CB21-24), with red Berlin connecting cachet, imperceptible toning, otherwise v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #Si.232
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1043
LATVIA Catapult Flights
1933 (9 Sep) registered cover from Riga to USA, franked with perf. and imperf. sets of Air Post Semi-Postals (CB21-24,CB21a-24a), also additional 3,15L on back, sent via Berlin to Cologne, where it was taken to the German Ocean Liner "Bremen" for its Ocean's crossing to New York, where it was catapulted on 15th September, with all appropriate markings and cachets, fine and scarce cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1044
LATVIA German Occupation - Libau
1919 Red overprint, 25pf and 50pf, each tied on small piece by a Fieldpost cancellation, v.f., signed Kosack and Grobe
O
Catalog #1N5,6
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1045
LEBANON Air Post
1953 100p Lockheed Constellation, imperf. trial color proof in red violet, sheet of ten on gummed paper, n.h., faint margin toned spots, still v.f. and rare
Box P
Catalog #C182P
Unsold
Lot #1046
LIBERIA
1909-12 20c orange & green, center inverted, block of four, l.h., v.f.
Box *
Catalog #120a
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1047
LIECHTENSTEIN
1912-15 Prince Johann II, set of three, also 25h dark blue and ultramarine, h.r., fresh, fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #1-3,3a,3b
Catalog Value $ 1,162
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1048
LIECHTENSTEIN
1921-28 Landscapes and definitives complete, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #54-80
Catalog Value $ 1,552
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1049
LIECHTENSTEIN
1930 Landscapes complete set of 16, n.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f. (Mi.94-107)
**
Catalog #94-107
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1050
LIECHTENSTEIN
1932 Prince Johann II, complete set n.h., fine-v.f. (Mi.82-89)
**
Catalog #82-89
Catalog Value €1,200
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1051
LIECHTENSTEIN
1933-35 2fr, 3fr and 5fr Arms, five of each, l.h. or h.r., one with a minor stain, otherwise fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #114,130,131
Catalog Value $ 3,175
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1052
LIECHTENSTEIN
1934 Vaduz exhibition, souvenir sheet, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #115
Catalog Value $ 2,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1053
LIECHTENSTEIN
1935 Arms, 5fr violet, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #131
Catalog Value $ 700
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1054
LIECHTENSTEIN
1945 Arms, 5fr gray, eight sheetlets of eight, n.h., v.f. (Zu.204)
Box **
Catalog #217
Catalog Value SFr 2,400
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1055
LIECHTENSTEIN
1951 2fr and 3fr perf. 14 1/2, left sheet margin singles, also 5fr Vaduz Castle, n.h., v.f. (Mi.304B-5B,309)
**
Catalog #259a-260a,261
Catalog Value €1,460
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1056
LIECHTENSTEIN Semi-Postals
1936 Postal Museum souvenir sheet of four, 34 unused and 8 used (First Day Cancels), all n.h., v.f.,
Box **O
Catalog #B14
Catalog Value $ 2,780
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1057
LIECHTENSTEIN Air Post
1930 Issues complete, with both grilled and smooth gum (C9-13,9a-13a), n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #C1-16
Catalog Value $ 1,920
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1058
LIECHTENSTEIN Zeppelin Flights
1934 three different incl. 1934 Swiss Flight card to Zurich, 1936 (4.5) Hindenburg flight to USA (franked with set of two Zeppelin stamps Scott's No. C15-16), plus another flown 14.9.36 and franked with 1fr carmine, some usual toning, otherwise v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1059
LITHUANIA
1918 10sk black, horizontal pair (pencil positions 17-18), cancelled by Wilna in straight line Gothic cancel on postal card addressed to Kowno, written in Polish (newspaper "Dziennik Wilenski") and dated 28.12.18 (second day of issue), fine, signed Rucins. An important item, ex-Matuzas (lot 6011, hammer $5,250)
Envelope
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$5,750.00

Lot #1060
LITHUANIA
1918 30sk black, sheet of twenty, imperf. vertically, unused without gum as issued, marginal wrinkles, fine and rare multiple showing most of the listed varieties including inverted letters, missing "I" and part of "L" in "Lietuvos" (pos.2), with 2010 Dr.Klein certificate
Box (*)
Catalog #6var
Unsold
Lot #1061
LITHUANIA
1919 Berlin Issue, 75s red and bistre, center inverted, imperf. sheet margin block of eight, n.h., v.f., with 2002 PFC
Box **
Catalog #57var
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1062
LITHUANIA Semi-Postals
1938 Boy Scout Jamboree, set of four affixed on large envelope, over a beautiful enlarged Jubilee silk label, tied by oval Pazaislis 21.7.39 Scout pmks, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #B47-50
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1063
LITHUANIA Air Post
1924 60c rose, unwatermarked, small h.r., signed Kessler, Sanabria, with APS cert. (for Scott's C34b), rare
*
Catalog #C34var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1064
LITHUANIA Air Post
1934 Vaitkus, special overprint, l.h., v.f., signed Alex Rendon,
*
Catalog #C80var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1065
LITHUANIA Air Post
1935 Felix Vaitkus' Trans-Atlantic attempt cover franked with US 6c orange (Sep 21) and special overprinted adhesive, also two additional stamps on back, tied by Kaunas (31 Oct) return trip to Chicago, numbered "632" and signed by Lt. Felix Vaitkus, with violet cachet, registry handstamp and other appropriate markings, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1066
LITHUANIA Gardinas (Grodno)
1918 50sk surcharges on Russian Stamps, 3k-70k perforated set of eight sheet corner margin, mostly n.h. blocks of four (5k lower left, others lower right), each showing deformed "a" in "Lietuva" (pos.24); also 50sk on 1k and 50sk on 5k imperforate blocks of four (top stamps h.r., bottom pairs n.h.), plus 50sk on 15k imperforate horizontal top sheet margin pair (technically a block of four since complete surcharge is struck on the unprinted margin), fine-v.f., signed Mikulski. A unique, complete set of eleven blocks of four (only 20, 25 and 50 of the imperforate values were issued)
Box */**
Catalog #L1-8,L2a,L4a
Unsold
Lot #1067
LUXEMBOURG
1906 10c scarlet, two distinct shades, souvenir sheets of 10, h.r., fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #82a
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1068
LUXEMBOURG
1923 10fr deep green, single from the souvenir sheet, n.h. (usual gum), fine (YT 140)
**
Catalog #151
Catalog Value €1,000
Unsold
Lot #1069
LUXEMBOURG Zeppelin Flights
1931 Iceland Flight card franked with 1fr carmine (19.6), with German 1m adhesive cancelled on board (1.7), with Reykjavik departure cds, v.f. and appropriate cachets, signed "Gappe." Although Luxembourg is considered a "Treaty State", Zeppelin mail posted in Luxembourg required additional "mixed" franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1070
MEMEL Lithuanian Occupation
1923 15c on 50c, variety missing horizontal lines under "Cent", l.h., fine, signed Stolow, with APS cert.,
*
Catalog #Mi.234/IV
Catalog Value €700
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1071
MEXICO
1861 1/2r black on buff, overprinted "Tampico," horizontal strip of four, large margins all around, pen cancelled and affixed on undated outer FL, left stamp creased, little toning, fine, with 2008 Scheller certificate
Envelope
Catalog #6
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1072
MEXICO
1864 2r orange, overprinted Mexico, used on outer FL to Guadalajara, fine
Envelope
Catalog #23
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1073
MEXICO Air Post
1935 (May 2) Amelia Earhart Solo Flight from Mexico City to New York, registered and flown cover addressed to Whitfield King & Co. Ipswich England, franked with 20c Eagleman overprinted "Amelia Earhart Vuelo de Bueno Voluntad Mexico 1935" and additional 40c adhesive, tied by May 2, 1935 cds, mixed franking with 20c United States postage (tied by Newark May 8, 1935) pmk, additional transit and arrival markings on back, with two Registry seals, v.f., with 2003 Mepsi certificate. A classic flight cover, only 40 (!) carried
Envelope
Catalog #C74
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #1074
MEXICO Air Post Officials
1932 50c dark blue & claret, with "Servizio Official" overprint, l.h., v.f., with 1980 MEPSI cert., only 100 printed,
*
Catalog #CO18
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1075
MONACO
1878 Prince Charles, 1c-5fr complete set of 10, imperforate proofs on bristol card, sheets of 25, top value 5fr somewhat faded (probably due to exposure to sunlight), also 15c, with a small toned spot in margin only, otherwise v.f. and rare set of sheetlets (YT 1-10P)
Box P
Catalog #1-10P
Catalog Value €65,000
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1076
MONACO
1949 UPU, perf. and imperf. souvenir sheets of three and four, n.h., fine-v.f. (YT blocs speciaux 2,2a,4,4a)
Box **
Catalog #245-245A,C31-33
Catalog Value €920
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1077
MONACO
1956 Royal Wedding, set of two perforated and gummed souv. sheets of five and three, n.h., v.f. (YT Blocs 5-6)
Box **
Catalog #366-70,C46-48var
Catalog Value €635
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1078
MONACO Air Post
1933-58 issues complete including Birds perf. 14 and 13 (seven stamps), n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f. (YT PA1-70)
**
Catalog #C1-52,41a-44a
Catalog Value €1,992
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1079
MONGOLIA
1928 red band cover from Ulan Bator to Harbin, franked with 25m green, various red chops and Chinese 4c Junk added on arrival for further transmission, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1080
MONGOLIA
1930 registered commercial cover from Uliasutai to Moscow, franked on back with 5m and 50m, sent via Jabholanto, with cds alongside the registry handstamp, another stamp (probably 20m) missing, otherwise fine, with Moscow arrival
Envelope
Catalog #41,44A
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1081
NETHERLANDS
1916 (29 Nov) cover from Amsterdam to Switzerland, franked with 12 1/2c collar advertising (G.C. Koopman & Co.), fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1082
NETHERLANDS Postage Dues
1881-87 1c-1g, set of ten, with additional 25c, h.r. (many heavy), 20c with light toning, few short perfs, fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #J3-12
Catalog Value $ 1,021
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1083
NETHERLANDS COLONIES Surinam
1898-1909 three covers to Switzerland and Italy, last two registered, mostly fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1084
NEW CALEDONIA
1932 Paris-Noumea Flight Issue, set of two, h.r., fine-v.f., signed Calves etc.,
*
Catalog #180-181
Catalog Value $ 950
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1085
NICARAGUA Flight Covers
1930 (10 May) registered cover from Managua, with "Miami-Lakehurst via Graf Zeppelin Friedrichshafen" pre-printed cachet, addressed to Berlin, with Miami (18 May), New York (19 May) and Berlin (29 May) postmarks on back, fine. This cover was prepared, but did not travel on the Zeppelin
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1086
NORWAY
1855 4s blue, cancel removed and cleaned, two copies, fine appearance
O
Catalog #1
Unsold
Lot #1087
PANAMA
1921 Centenary of Independence, complete set, overprinted Specimen in red, with security punches, n.h., fine-v.f.
S
Catalog #220-231S
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1088
PANAMA
1924 Arms, complete set, overprinted Specimen in red, with security punches, n.h., fine-v.f.
S
Catalog #234-243S
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #1089
PANAMA
1936 4th Postal Congress of the Americas and Spain, complete set including airpost, overprinted Specimen with security punch, n.h., fine-v.f.
S
Catalog #278-287S,C21-26S
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #1090
PARAGUAY Air Post
1930 2.85p dark blue, block of four tied on piece by two boxed cachets "Por Zeppelin Primer Vuelo America del Sur, Norte America Europa - Mayo 1930 Republic Del Paraguay" (illustrated in Sieger, No.62Aa)
Box
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1091
PERU
1879-1886 Peru-Chile War, balance of the collection on pages, expertly written-up exhibition style, identifying dozens of issues representing the various strikes such as Lima ovals, triangles and others, used during this time period, also 20+ covers, occasional coverfronts, pieces, varieties, fiscals and documents, many items of merit, mixed condition, generally fine
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #1092
PERU
1882 cover from Trujillo to Lima, sent unfranked and without postmaster's signature, handstamped "Multada 10 Cts Lima" postage due fine on arrival in Chilean occupied Lima, fine, ex-Puppo
Envelope
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1093
PERU Peru - AREQUIPA
1883 cover and FL, each franked with diagonal bisect of 10c rose, paying 5c, one from Puno to Arequipa, the other used locally, usual filing folds, scarce
Envelope
Catalog #3N7
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1094
POLAND
1858 10k brown & blue (Russia No.2), block of four cancelled "59" in four concentric circles (Wlodawa), fine, signed Romeko. A rare block of the first perforated stamp of Imperial Russia (YT cat. Euro 8,000)
Box
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #1095
POLAND
1860 10k blue & rose, unused with gum (which is probably not original), good color, usual centering, minor diagonal crease, fine and rare stamp, with 2003 Behr certificate
(*)
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #1096
POLAND
1860 10k light blue & rose, unused without gum, good color, usual centering, three short perforations, otherwise fine, signed Wiatrowski, with 2012 Korszen certificate (Fi.1a)
(*)
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1097
POLAND
1860 10k light blue & rose, two singles (originally a pair), left stamp variety defective "10" at upper right, cancelled on piece by "1" in concentric circles (Warszawa), minor perf. toning, signed Korszen, with 2011 Janusz Berbeka certificate (Fi.1a)
O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1098
POLAND
1869 (10 Dec) outer FL to Berlin, franked with Russian 1k (block of four) and 10k (horizontally laid paper), tied by unclear numeral cancels, with faint Warszawa departure pmk alongside, red "Aus Russland Franco" and arrival pmk on back, fine 14k rate from Warszawa to Berlin, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1099
POLAND
1870 (19 Dec) coverfront addressed to Paris, franked with Russian 3k, 5k and pair of 10k (horizontally laid paper), tied by numeral cancels, with corresponding bilingual Minsk alongside, date in manuscript, red "PD" and "Aus Russland", blue French entry pmk and crayon due notations, fine 28k rate from Minsk to France
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1100
POLAND
1871 (1 Aug) FL to Berlin franked with Russian 1k, 3k and 10k (horizontally laid paper), tied by Warszawa-Vienna Cyrillic departure cds, repeated below, with "Aus Russland Franco" handstamp alongside, small stain (wax seal), fine 14k rate from Warszawa to Berlin
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1101
POLAND
1871 (26 Nov) outer FL to Berlin franked with Russian 1k, 3k and 10k (horizontally laid paper), tied by "1" numeral cancels, with red Warszawa and "Franco" in red, also "Aus Russland Franco" handstamp in blue, minor surface flaws, fine 14k rate from Warszawa to Berlin, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1102
POLAND
1916 unissued "Gen-Gouv. Warschau" overprint on 3pf Germania, h.r. at top, v.f., extremely rare, signed Schmutz
*
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1103
POLAND
1919 3h bright violet, double dot (pos.73), n.h., marginal ink stain and corner perf. crease at upper right, signed Berek (Fi.30 B2, cat. 10,000zl)
**
Catalog #41var
Unsold
Lot #1104
POLAND
1919 5h light green, pos. I-1, n.h., v.f., signed Mikstein, Charlat, Schmutz etc. (Fi.31, cat.4,500zl)
**
Catalog #42
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #1105
POLAND
1919 10h magenta, double dot (pos.73), well centered, small stain on back only, regummed, signed Suitcliffe, Schmutz etc. (Fi.33 B2, cat. 4,000zl)
(*)
Catalog #44var
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1106
POLAND
1919 12h light blue, double dot (pos.73), n.h., v.f., signed Mikstein, Malinowski (Fi.34 B2, cat. 2,800zl)
**
Catalog #45var
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1107
POLAND
1919 3kr carmine rose, form IV A-2, n.h., v.f., signed Mikstein, Schmutz (Fi.47b, cat. 1,000zl)
**
Catalog #53
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1108
POLAND
1919 4k green, form IVB-19, variety cut in "S", l.h., v.f., signed Schmutz, Jungjohann (Fi.48 B8, cat. 2,000zl)
*
Catalog #54var
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1109
POLAND
1919 10kr violet, form IVB, position 22, never hinged, well centered and post office fresh, v.f., signed Mikstein, Dr.Oertel etc., with 1972 Mikulski certificate ("stan znaczka jest idealny"). A most popular rarity from Poland, only 440 printed, very few never hinged examples exist (Fi.49ba, cat. 140,000zl)
**
Catalog #55
Price Realized
$16,000.00

Lot #1110
POLAND
1919 25h blue, form IIB-83, appears n.h., but apparently a trace of a light hinge mark expertly removed, still post office fresh, v.f., signed Mikstein, Schmutz etc. A rare stamp, only 1100 printed, of which most were used (Fi.37II, catalogue value for hinged 5,500zl)
*
Catalog #58
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1111
POLAND
1919 25h blue, pos. IIB12, "A" in "Polska" defective, h.r., well centered, v.f., signed Mikstein, Schmutz etc. (Fi.37 II, cat.20,000zl)
*
Catalog #58var
Price Realized
$2,200.00

Lot #1112
POLAND
1919 30h dull violet, h.r., v.f., signed Jungjohann (Fi.39a, cat.2,200zl)
*
Catalog #59
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1113
POLAND
1919 Poznan surcharges, set of two, each tied on small piece by Skalmierzyce cds, v.f., signed Dr.Kronenberg.
O
Catalog #77-78
Catalog Value $ 275
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1114
POLAND
1924 Eagle garland, 25gr indigo, error of color (instead of red brown), h.r., well centered, with some gum staining at bottom right (caused most likely by moisture within mounting material), otherwise v.f., with 2004 Mikulski certificate. During the printing process of a sheet of 40gr indigo, a plate of 25gr was erroneously inserted in the 35th position. The error was spotted almost immediately and corrected, nevertheless a few sheets with the 25gr error went into circulation. This is considered to be one of the greatest rarities of Polish philately (Fi.189 B1, cat. 40,000zl)
*
Catalog #222a
Catalog Value $ 12,000
Unsold
Lot #1115
POLAND
1928 Pilsudski, 50gr green, imperforate proof in issued color, with gum, partial carmine background on back; also 1zl black imperf. plate proof on white paper (this is not to be confused with the printer's waste souvenir sheet without inscriptions, as the groundwork is completely different), the former signed Gryzewski, the latter with minor crease, with handstamped guarantee (Fi.238P6,239P9, cat. 4,500zl)
P
Catalog #254,255P
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1116
POLAND
1935 Pilsudski, three different cross gutter blocks of four, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #287-289
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1117
POLAND
1937 souvenir sheets, 25gr perf. and 1zl imperf., without inscriptions, v.f.
Box P
Catalog #314a,316aP
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1118
POLAND
1944 Wodzowie, set of three, also 5zl/25gr surcharge, unused without gum as issued, plus 5zl/50gr horizontal pair, with double vertical perfs between stamps and at right (signed W.Wieclaw), plus imperforate bottom sheet margin single, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #341-43,362,363var
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1119
POLAND
1945 5zl on 25gr rose brown, bottom sheet margin horizontal strip of five, printed on Generalgouvernment paper (Deutsche Post Osten inscription on back), unused without gum as issued, perf. separations, fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #362
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1120
POLAND
1958 Human Rights, imperforate horizontal pair, disturbed (dried) gum, v.f. (Fischer 933nz)
**
Catalog #833var
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1121
POLAND
1991 Phila Nippon Exhibition souvenir sheet, error missing the hologram (butterfly), n.h., v.f., with regular sheet included for comparison (Fi.bl.101MK, cat. 800zl)
**
Catalog #3056var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1122
POLAND
1991 Phila Nippon Exhibition imperforate souvenir sheet, error missing the hologram (butterfly), n.h., v.f., rare (Fi.bl 101MKnz, cat. 1,200zl)
**
Catalog #3056var
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1123
POLAND Semi-Postals
1938 Warszawa Exhibition, perf. and imperf. souv. sheets of four, used and unused (n.h.) of each, also Stratosphere Balloon souvenir sheet unused (hinged) and on cover, minor wrinkles and toned spots, mostly fine-v.f.,
Box *O
Catalog #B29,29C,31
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #1124
POLAND Semi-Postals
1946 B.I.E. (International Bureau of Education), set of three sheetlets of 12, n.h., v.f. (Fischer Ark.412-14)
Box **
Catalog #B49-49B
Catalog Value $ 1,020
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1125
POLAND Semi-Postals
1946 B.I.E. (International Bureau of Education), set of three sheetlets of 12, also souvenir sheet of three, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #B49-49B,49c
Catalog Value $ 1,395
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1126
POLAND Semi-Postals
1946 B.I.E. (International Bureau of Education), souvenir sheet of three, early serial number (457) in black, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B49c
Catalog Value $ 375
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1127
POLAND Semi-Postals
1946 International Bureau of Education, souvenir sheet of three, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B49c
Catalog Value $ 375
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1128
POLAND Semi-Postals
1946 International Bureau of Education, two souvenir sheets of three, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #B49c
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1129
POLAND Semi-Postals
1946 B.I.E. (International Bureau of Education), two souvenir sheets of three, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #B49c
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1130
POLAND Semi-Postals
1948 Anti-Tuberculosis, ten complete sets of four, vertical pairs with anti TB labels, n.h., v.f. (Fi. 485-88, cat. 900zl)
**
Catalog #B59-62
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1131
POLAND Air Post
1921 Tabromik, 25m and 100m sheet margin blocks of four, the latter imperf. between stamp and coupon, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Korszen (Fi.L1-2, cat. 2,800zl)
Box **
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1132
POLAND Air Post
1954 5z blue, imperf. souvenir sheet used on registered, flown cover from Zakopane (21.12.56) to Vienna, with arrival pmk, cover creases, minor toning and paper clip indentation at top of the sheet, otherwise fine (Fi.Blok 13ND)
Envelope
Catalog #C34var
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1133
POLAND Flight Covers
1925 (5 June) 5gr L.O.P.P. card from Warszawa to Westerplatte/Gdansk, franked with two imperf. 10gr dark blue adhesives, used in combination with 2x15gr, "Mit Luftpost befordert Flugpostampt Danzig 5" handstamp, charged additional 5gr, with boxed "Pobrano/Percu", fine, ex-Boonshaft
Envelope
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1134
POLAND Flight Covers
1926 (1 Apr) Warszawa to Westerplatte/Gdansk, flown card with two different (5gr and 10gr) L.O.P.P. adhesives, used in combination with 25gr and 5gr stamps, red "Durch Eilboten Expres" label and "Mit Luftpost befordert Flugpost Danzig" handstamp, fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1135
POLAND Flight Covers
1926 (1 Apr) Warszawa to Westerplatte/Gdansk, flown card with vertical strip of three of 10gr green, variety imperf. between top and middle stamps, used in combination with 2x2gr, 5gr and 25gr stamps, red "Durch Eilboten Expres" label and "Mit Luftpost befordert Flugpostampt Danzig 5" handstamp, fine and possibly only known card with 10gr L.O.P.P. imperf. between, ex-Boonshaft
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1136
POLAND Flight Covers
1926 (13 June) Warszawa to Krakow, flown cover with attractive franking, additionally charged 5gr, with framed "Pobrano/Percu" cachet, oval "Poczta Lotnicza Wystawa Radiowa" bilingual (Air Mail Radio Exposition) and "Nadeszla Poczta Lotnicza" in violet, Krakow arrival pmk on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1137
POLAND Flight Covers
1926 (8 Oct) Warszawa to Gdansk, flown card with 10gr L.O.P.P. adhesive, used in combination with 1gr, 2gr, 3gr and 25gr stamps, violet "Mit Luftpost befordert Flugpost Danzig" handstamp, charged additional 5gr, boxed "Pobrano/Percu" cachet, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1138
POLAND Flight Covers
1926 (19 Oct) Warszawa to Kleszcze, 10gr stationery card, with 1zl "Poczta Balonowa" tied by red "Zawody Balonow Wolnych" and "Balon Lwow" cachets, addressed to Paris, fine and scarce card
Envelope
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1139
POLAND Flight Covers
1928 (24 Aug) registered and flown cover from Warszawa to Paris, franked with 5gr, 10gr, 25gr and 50gr L.O.P.P. surcharges, used in combination with 2x45gr, charged additional 50gr, with boxed "Pobrano/Percu" handstamp, some adhesive residue on back, ex-Boonshaft
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1140
POLAND Flight Covers
1929 (7 Sep) Warszawa to Lwow, flown cover with five different L.O.P.P. (5gr, 10gr, 20gr, 50gr and 1zl) adhesives, used in combination with 2x5gr brown, some toning, otherwise fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1141
POLAND Flight Covers
1929 (19 Sep) Warszawa to Lwow, flown cover with 1zl L.O.P.P. adhesive, used in combination with two each 2gr and 3g, additional charge of 10gr due, violet "Pobrano/Percu" handstamp, fine cover, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1142
POLAND Flight Covers
1932 two flown covers, one from Warszawa to Wilno, the other from Lwow to Riga, each with first flight "Warszawa-Wilno-Riga-Tallinn" cachet and appropriate arrival pmks, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1143
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 10h rose red, Plate IIA-52, h.r., well centered and fresh, natural horizontal and vertical gum creases, the latter a trifle heavy, signed Filatelia Krakow, with 2005 Jungjohann certificate. A rare stamp, only 150 printed (Fi.D2, cat. 15,000zl)
*
Catalog #J2
Catalog Value $ 5,250
Unsold
Lot #1144
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 20h rose red, Plate IIA-65, h.r., post office fresh, v.f., signed Filatelia Krakow, with 2003 Petriuk certificate. A rare stamp, only 450 printed (Fi.D5, cat. 2,500zl)
*
Catalog #J4
Catalog Value $ 825
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1145
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 30h rose red, Plate IIA-54, l.h., v.f., signed Mikstein, Jungjohann etc., only 270 printed (Fi.D7, cat. 6,000zl)
*
Catalog #J6
Catalog Value $ 1,900
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1146
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 40h rose red, Plate IIA-40, l.h., v.f., signed Bojanowicz etc., with Domar certificate (Fi.D8, cat. 1,100zl)
*
Catalog #J7
Catalog Value $ 400
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1147
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 40h rose red, Plate IIA-53, l.h., v.f., signed Filatelia Krakow, Jungjohann (Fi.D8, cat. 1,100zl)
*
Catalog #J7
Catalog Value $ 400
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1148
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 1kr, 5kr and 10kr ultramarine, each overprinted in red, plate IV C, lightly hinged, well centered and post office fresh, v.f., signed Mikstein, Wuzet etc., with 1972 Mikulski certificate ("stan tych znaczkow jest idealny"). A classic set of Postage Due rarities from Poland, only 40 (!) printed (10kr) and 80 (1kr and 5kr) printed. (Fi.D9-11, cat. 97,000zl) (Cherrystone last sold unused set of 1kr-10kr postage dues in 2011, hammer price $24,000 plus 15% buyer's premium. The set offered here is by far the best condition we have ever handled),
*
Catalog #J8-10
Catalog Value $ 33,500
Unsold
Lot #1149
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 10kr blue, overprinted in black, plate I, position 18, h.r., post office fresh and v.f., signed Koopman, Filatelia Krakow, Friedl etc., with 1977 Mikulski certificate ("die auflage von dieser marke betrug nur 15 stuck. Es ist die seltenste marke von Polen, Erhaltung sehr frisch und einwandfrei"). Of only 15 printed, less than 10 are accounted for, making this the rarest stamp from Poland (Fi.D12 II, 250,000zl) (Cherrystone has auctioned position 19, ex-Grabowski in 2004 for $35,500 and position 17 in 2009 for $55,000, each plus 15% buyer's premium)
*
Catalog #J10a
Catalog Value $ 85,000
Price Realized
$37,500.00

Lot #1150
POLAND Postal Stationery
1859 1 1/2k unused postal stationery entire envelope (99x58mm), red bilingual imprint (Kasa Glowna Pocztowa) at upper right, with signatures of Kurmanowicz and Bobinski on the inside, also 10k za lot, unused entire, imprint at upper left, folded vertically and horizontally away from indicia, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1151
POLAND Postal Stationery
1859 Second type, 1 1/2k (98x57mm) red, unused stationery entire envelope, pointed backflap, well detailed impression of the indicia at upper right, signed on the inside of the flap by postal officials (Kurmanowicz and A.Bobinski), also a cut square forgery, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1152
POLAND Postal Stationery
1860 10k black, entire stationery envelope, imprint at upper left, unaddressed, folded, with some faults, manuscript "Timbre Polonais", fine appearance
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1153
POLAND Postal Stationery
1860 3k blue, entire stationery envelope (145x80mm), imprint at upper left, unaddressed, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1154
POLAND Revenue Stamps
1918 Skarb Narodowy Polski (National Fund), National Section, Dollar denominated labels $1, $10, $25 and $50 panes of 10, with part of front cover of the original booklet which contained these labels, also unsigned receipt for 100 stamps of the National Fund for the total sum of One Thousand Dollars, fine-v.f.
Box **
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1155
POLAND Polish Offices in Danzig
1928-30 25gr yellow brown, vertical pair, faint "specimen" overprint in violet, unused without gum, v.f., signed Ryblewski, Schmutz
S
Catalog #1K18S
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1156
POLAND Polish Offices in Odessa
1919 10f, 20f and 1M, three different, l.h., fine-v.f., signed Bloch, Dr.Kronenberg,
*
Catalog #Mi.1,2,5
Catalog Value €1,160
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1157
POLAND Polish Locals - Zawiercie
1916 (12 Jan) 5pf stationery card franked with 20pf local, violet underprint, tied by Zawiercie departure pmk, sent via Sosnowice (13 Jan) to Warszawa, fine and scarce usage, with 1988 Mikulski certificate
Envelope
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1158
POLAND Polish Army in the Soviet Union
1943 "Dojdziemy", unused single mounted in a special booklet, numbered 902 out of 1000 prepared, v.f.
**
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1159
POLAND Warsaw Uprising
1944 AK (Armia Krajowa - Home Army) Issue, set of five, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Fialkowski, Mi.
**

Catalog Value €2,500
Unsold
Lot #1160
POLAND Warsaw Uprising
1944 AK (Armia Krajowa - Home Army) Issue, set of five, two (red & blue) without gum, brown with defective corner, signed Schmutz, fine-v.f.
*(*)
Unsold
Lot #1161
POLAND Warsaw Uprising
1944 cover endorsed "Poczta Polowa" with clear handstamp "Poczta Polowa Warszawa Pld" and Boy Scout Emblem in violet blue, addressed to Mazowiecka 6, filing fold ending in cover tear at top, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1162
POLAND Warsaw Uprising
1944 "Poczta Polowa/1-VIII-1944/ Warszawa" overprints, complete set of 10, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Keiler, BPP, Mi.
**

Catalog Value €2,500
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1163
POLAND Warsaw Uprising
1944 AK Poczta Polowa in red, unused without gum as issued, v.f., signed Schmutz
(*)
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1164
POLAND Woldenberg - Offlag IIC
1941-42 unaccepted designs, 26 different imperf. essays on thin paper, large margins, various subjects, v.f., scarce
E
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #1165
POLAND Gross-Born Offlag IID
1944 Day of the Sea souv. sheet, special canc. at bottom, creases and small tears, otherwise v.f.
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1166
POLAND Gross-Born Offlag IID
1944 Olympics souvenir sheet of three, with special pmks at bottom, fine-v.f., rare
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1167
POLAND Gross-Born Offlag IID Postal Stationery
1944 three cards, including 10f Olympics with additional 20f franking, used, fine-v.f., signed Schmutz
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1168
POLAND Neubrandenburg - Offlag IIE
1943 souvenir sheet of four, Philatelic Exhibition postmark at lower right, minor creases, otherwise fine
Box *
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1169
POLAND Polish Corps in Italy
1946 Polish 2nd Corps souvenir sheet of four, also National Anthem set of three souvenir sheets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #Sass. Block 1-4
Catalog Value €710
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1170
POLAND Polish Corps in Italy
1946 Polish 2nd Corps souvenir sheet of four, also National Anthem set of three souvenir sheets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #Sass. Block 1-4
Catalog Value €710
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1171
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1966 Uniforms, irregular blocks of 19, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f. (Mi.432-39, cat. Euro 2660)
Box **
Catalog #404-11
Catalog Value $ 1,330
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1172
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1966 Uniforms, sheets of 50, complete set, folded between stamps, n.h., fine-v.f. (Mi.432-39, cat. Euro 7,000)
Box **
Catalog #404-11
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1173
PORTUGUESE COLONIES MOZAMBIQUE COMPANY
1937 1c-20 Escudo Definitive Issue (Pictorials), an assembly of 2,650 perf. and imperf. proofs and trial colors in various stages and positions, different multiples including pairs, blocks and part sheets including triangular stamps, all with security punches, many with marginal notations by the examiners, with indications for retouching where needed, mostly with gum, fine-v.f. and incredible holding of these popular proofs from the Waterlow archives
Box P
Price Realized
$9,000.00

Lot #1174
PORTUGUESE COLONIES PORTUGUESE INDIA
1913-1921 Ceres Issue, six different varieties, each with inverted inscriptions, 1r, 2r, 2 1/2r, 3r, 1t and 2t, with or without gum, fine-v.f.
*(*)
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1175
PORTUGUESE COLONIES PORTUGUESE INDIA
1913-1921 Ceres Issue, 1r and 4 1/2r, inverted inscriptions, horizontal strips of five, n.h., fine
**
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1176
QATAR
1973 Sheik Khalifa, complete set of sheet margin horizontal pairs, n.h., v.f. (SG 445-454)
**
Catalog #354-360B
Catalog Value £440
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1177
QATAR
1973 Sheik Khalifa, complete set of corner margin blocks of four, n.h., v.f. (SG 445-454)
Box **
Catalog #354-360B
Catalog Value £880
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1178
QATAR
1979 Shaikh Khalifa, 5d-10r complete set of 13 imperf. singles, each overprinted Specimen in red and mounted in individual Harrison & Sons Ltd window presentation cards, v.f., undoubtedly scarce, with State of Qatar's Delegation to XVIII U.P.U. Congress in Rio compliments card
S
Catalog #SG 658-70S
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1179
ROMANIA
1939 King Carol I, seven different unexploded booklets showing denominations of 59L, 89L, 158L, 198L, 208L, 278L and 358L, diff. panes & postal advertising interleaves, back covers advertising "Galleries Lafayette", or postal rates, some usual staple rust, mostly fine-v.f. and rare
Booklet
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1180
ROMANIA Zeppelin Flights
1932 9th SAF card to Brazil, v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1181
ROMANIA Postal Tax Stamps
1932 Aviation Fund, 50b-2L, set of three, imperf. horizontal or vertical pairs, h.r., v.f., signed Sanabria, etc.
*
Catalog #RA19-21var
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1182
ROMANIA Postal Tax Stamps
1932 Aviation Fund, 50b-2L, set of three, imperf. blocks of four, 1L n.h., balance hinged, fine-v.f. and rare
Box */**
Catalog #RA19-21var
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #1183
ROMANIA Postal Tax Stamps
1932 Aviation Fund, 2L ultramarine, imperf. sheet margin block of 18, one stamp hinged, balance n.h., few natural gum bends, v.f., only 200 printed, this being the largest known multiple
Box */**
Catalog #RA21var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1184
RUSSIA
1836 (1 July) FL from St. Petersburg (pre-printed business text, also written in German) to Bordeaux, red L.P.B. 5 and framed "Hollande par Thionville" and arrival cds on back, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1185
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, cancelled "451" (Melitopol) in rectangle of dots, ample margins all around, v.f., with 1999 Mikulski certificate
O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1186
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown and blue, used, bottom sheet margin single, v.f., signed Dr.Ferchenbauer
O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1187
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, horizontal pair, brilliant colors, cut close at bottom and in at right, tied by boxed Kharkov 4 May 1858 datestamp on FL to St. Petersburg, filing fold through the stamps at top, with additional faults, fine appearance, with 10 May arrival pmk on back. Pairs of Russia Number One on cover are very scarce
Envelope
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #1188
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown and blue, large, even margins all around, brilliant colors, cancelled by pen cross on large part of outer FL addressed to Rostov Fair (Rostowskyj Yarmark), partial departure postmark on back (possibly Pernow), light natural wear, fresh and v.f., signed Eisold, with 2005 Hovest certificate
Envelope
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #1189
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, margins all around, v.f., tied by boxed "Wilno 16 Nov. 1858" datestamp on cover addressed to Strzala (Poland), some toning and backflap mending, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #1190
RUSSIA
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by a perfect strike of "55" in circle of dots cancel, on outer FL from Cherson to Odessa, with framed 4 Sep 1858 departure datestamp on back, filing fold away from the stamp, minor perf. toning, otherwise fine cover from the "Fratelli Rokka" correspondence
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1191
RUSSIA
1858 10k brown & blue, cancelled by "391" in rectangle of dots on outer FL from Werro to Riga, with framed 9 October departure datestamp on back, part of "Polucheno" (received) and corresponding docketing, filing folds away from the stamp, fine usage from a small town in present-day Estonia
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1192
RUSSIA
1858 10k brown and blue, used April 18 on folded letter from Torzhok (Tver province) to Moscow, fine early usage
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1193
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, tied by 1 April 1865 cds on FL to Syra, charged "50" in crayon, with Greek 10L and 40L Large Hermes Heads, margins all around except 40L touching at bottom, cancelled by Syros 19 Apr cds, additional departure, Odessa transit and arrival pmks on back, diagonal slit (disinfection), fine
Envelope
Catalog #10
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1194
RUSSIA
1875 (4 July) registered cover (petition) from Ushchitza to Kamenetz, paying 39 kopeck with three each 3k and 10k, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1195
RUSSIA
1875 7k, 8k, 10k and 20k, four sheet corner margin panes of 25, last one from the lower right corner, position 80 with crossed "t" in "dwatsat" (20), 7k and 10k upper left and 8k upper right positions, some hinge reinforcements and perf. separations, even gum toning and slight marginal flaws, fine-v.f. and splendid multiples (catalogue value for hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #27-30,30a
Catalog Value $ 5,875
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1196
RUSSIA
1877 (31 May) large registered cover (petition) from Novgorod to St. Petersburg, paying 39 kopecks with 1k, 8k and 30k (horizontally laid paper), filing folds and some toning on back, full wax seal and arrival pmk, scarce franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1197
RUSSIA
1904 10k dark blue, background inverted error, with further variety imperf. at bottom, which is explained by the fact that the stamp has a pre-print paper fold (plis d'accordeon), which made it shorter, escaping perforation at bottom, possibly only 5/10 can exist, with Mikulski and Buchsbayew certificates
**
Catalog #60a,var
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1198
RUSSIA
1904-15 selection of varieties with blocks of four of 10k dark blue, background inverted, also 20k and 50k background omitted and 5r variety background shifted. In addition, there is a single 5r with strong offset on back, as well as 10k on 7k Romanov, surcharge inverted, mostly n.h., fine-v.f.
Box */**
Catalog #60a,82b,85b,110a,108var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1199
RUSSIA
1907 (21 June) beautiful and decorative envelope & lettersheet franked with 7k, tied by Zmeinogorsk, Tomsk cds & sent to Kalyvanskoye, Siberia, v.f. and delightful cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1200
RUSSIA
1909 1r Arms, variety imperf. at bottom, h.r., v.f., with Andrew Farberov certificate
*
Catalog #87a,var
Unsold
Lot #1201
RUSSIA
1909 1r pale brown & orange brown, vertical pair imperf. between, additional variety lozenges on both sides, l.h., v.f.
*
Catalog #87var
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #1202
RUSSIA
1915-19 1r two imperf. proofs on gummed paper, one with dark brown background displaced to left, the other with greenish background, slightly displaced center, v.f.
P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1203
RUSSIA
1917 10r Arms, horizontal pair, imperf. at right and between stamps, n.h., v.f.
**
Unsold
Lot #1204
RUSSIA
1917 incoming mail from New York, group of 14 registered covers, each paying 15c, addressed to various places including one to Army Field Post, censored and redirected, some to Petrograd, others returned to senders, different markings, considerable wear and tear, interesting group
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1205
RUSSIA
1917 1r imperf., two panes of 22 each, one with inverted background, other with significantly displaced background, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #131e,var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1206
RUSSIA
1917 5r dark blue, green and yellow (error), additional variety yellow groundwork inverted, top sheet margin example with color indicators, h.r. in margin, stamp l.h., v.f. An incredibly rare double error, only a few recorded
*
Catalog #133a,var
Unsold
Lot #1207
RUSSIA
1917 10r scarlet, green (instead of yellow) and gray, upper right sheet corner margin imperf. single, additional variety olive green groundwork inverted, minor h.r., marginal gum bends at top, stamp v.f., with Mikulski certificate stating that this is a genuine proof for the 10r stamp, background color in bright green was not accepted, also with APS certificate. A very rare (possibly unique) double error (green background instead of yellow, furthermore inverted)
*
Catalog #135a,var
Unsold
Lot #1208
RUSSIA
1918 70k brown, imperforate single, close at left, adequate margins at right and at bottom, l.h., v.f., with Buchsbayew certificate (Standard 2Pa)
*
Catalog #150a
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1209
RUSSIA
1921 (12 Dec) registered cover (opened for display) used locally in Verny (today Almaty, Kazakhstan), franked on back with nine different Postal Savings and Control stamps, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1210
RUSSIA
1922 Star surcharges, seven different perf. cross-gutter panes of 100, five with full margins all around, some wrinkles and marginal flaws, otherwise fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #216/22
Unsold
Lot #1211
RUSSIA
1922 30r on 50k, basic stamp double and shifted background, v.f. and rare variety, with Dr.Ceresa cert.
*
Catalog #219var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1212
RUSSIA
1924 definitives (typographed), 2k green, 6k blue imperf. singles with large margins all around, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #Zagorsky 040Pa,44Pa
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1213
RUSSIA
1925 definitives (watermarked), 5k lilac, top sheet corner margin pane of 20, horizontal invalidating perforations, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #308var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1214
RUSSIA
1927 Esperanto, 14k perf. 10, l.h., v.f., signed Vasiliev; also included regular perf. 10 1/2 stamp
*
Catalog #374var
Unsold
Lot #1215
RUSSIA
1927 Definitives, 8k green, harrow perf., top sheet margin block of six, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #389var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1216
RUSSIA
1929 Pioneers, 10k olive brown, combination perf. 12 1/4:12:10 1/2:12, well centered, h.r., fine and scarce
*
Catalog #411b
Unsold
Lot #1217
RUSSIA
1932-33 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set, with additional shade of 10k, n.h., usual gum bends and wrinkles, fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #472-478
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1218
RUSSIA
1933 Ethnic Peoples of the Soviet Union, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #489-509
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1219
RUSSIA
1933 Ethnic Peoples of the Soviet Union, 6k Buryat, variety imperf. At top (trimmed), l.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 322Pa)
*
Catalog #494var
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1220
RUSSIA
1933 Order of the Red Banner, 20k black, red, yellow, perforated 9 1/2, well centered, h.r., v.f., pencil signed. A rare stamp (Zagorsky 344A)
*
Catalog #518var
Unsold
Lot #1221
RUSSIA
1933 Order of the Red Banner, 20k black, red, yellow, perforated 9 1/2, overprinted Obrazets (Specimen) in red, n.h., minor natural vertical paper bend, well centered, fine and rare item
S
Catalog #518varS
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1222
RUSSIA
1933 Baku Commissars, complete set of five, n.h., natural gum irregularities, fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #519-523
Catalog Value $ 700
Unsold
Lot #1223
RUSSIA
1933 Baku Commissars, 35k ultramarine, variety imperf. at top, cancelled to order, v.f. and rare (Zagorsky 348Pa)
O
Catalog #522var
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #1224
RUSSIA
1933 40k "Remember the Commissars", perforated trial color proofs in red brown, ultramarine and dark brown, three different, each used in 1958 with additional franking on three registered covers from Riga to Switzerland, v.f., signed Mikulski, very rare
Envelope
Catalog #523P
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1225
RUSSIA
1933 40k red, variety imperf. at left, cancelled to order, natural pinhole in margin, fine (Zagorsky 349Pc)
O
Catalog #523var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1226
RUSSIA
1934 Lenin Mausoleum, complete set of five, also additional shade of 15k on "cotton paper", all n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #524-528
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1227
RUSSIA
1934 Sverdlov and Nogin, set of two, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #531-32
Catalog Value $ 250
Price Realized
$100.00

Lot #1228
RUSSIA
1934 Sverdlov and Nogin, set of two, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #531-32
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1229
RUSSIA
1934 Sverdlov and Nogin, set of two, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #531-32
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1230
RUSSIA
1934 Sverdlov and Nogin, set of two, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #531-32
Catalog Value $ 600
Unsold
Lot #1231
RUSSIA
1934 Mendeleev, 5k emerald, imperforate top sheet corner margin single, proof in nearly issued color, h.r., v.f.
*
Catalog #536var
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1232
RUSSIA
1934 Mendeleev, 20k ultramarine, variety horizontal watermark, l.h., v.f.
*
Catalog #539var
Unsold
Lot #1233
RUSSIA
1935 Anti-War Propaganda, set of five, n.h., 15k with minor gum offsets, fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #546-550
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Unsold
Lot #1234
RUSSIA
1935 Anti-War Propaganda, set of five, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #546-550
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1235
RUSSIA
1935 Anti-War Propaganda, set of five, each with horizontal watermark, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #546-550
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1236
RUSSIA
1935 Engels, two sets of four, l.h., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #555-558
Catalog Value $ 400
Unsold
Lot #1237
RUSSIA
1935 Spartacist Games, complete set n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #559-568
Catalog Value $ 1,250
Unsold
Lot #1238
RUSSIA
1935 Persian Art, two sets, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #569-572
Catalog Value $ 240
Unsold
Lot #1239
RUSSIA
1935 Persian Art, set of four, n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #569-572
Catalog Value $ 350
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1240
RUSSIA
1935 Tolstoy, 20k perf. 11, three vertical pairs imperf. between, used, slightly different shades, fine-v.f.
O
Catalog #579avar
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1241
RUSSIA
1936 Dobrolyubov, 10k imperforate single, large margins, l.h., even gum toning, otherwise v.f., rare
*
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1242
RUSSIA
1937 Pushkin, complete set of six, used in 1937 on registered cover from Moscow to France, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1243
RUSSIA
1937 Pushkin, 10k perf. 13 3/4, variety imperf. at bottom, h.r., v.f., rare
*
Catalog #590var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1244
RUSSIA
1937 definitives (unwatermarked), 5k red brown, block of four, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #615A
Unsold
Lot #1245
RUSSIA
1936 definitives, 10k blue gray, line-perf. 12 1/4, block of four, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 441A)
Box **
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #1246
RUSSIA
1937 definitives, 30k claret, imperf. single, n.h., heavy gum crease, otherwise fine
*
Catalog #618var
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1247
RUSSIA
1937 definitives, 40k Lenin, imperf. horizontal pair, small h.r., v.f.
*
Catalog #619var
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1248
RUSSIA
1938 definitives, 40k Lenin, imperforate lower left sheet corner margin pair, left stamp h.r., right n.h., v.f.
*/**
Catalog #619var
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1249
RUSSIA
1938 Red Army, 80k Stalin Reviewing Cavalry, variety imperf. at bottom, cancelled to order, heavy wrinkles, fine (Zagorsky 495)
O
Catalog #634var
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1250
RUSSIA
1938 First Transpolar Flight, 40k brown and red, imperforate single, h.r., penciled position and initials, natural gum wrinkles, v.f.
*
Catalog #638var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1251
RUSSIA
1939 definitives, 60k carmine, line-perf. 12 1/4, raster VR, upper right sheet corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 578A)
Box **
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #1252
RUSSIA
1939 definitives, 15k green, line-perf. 12 1/4, right sheet margin block of four, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 607A)
Box **
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #1253
RUSSIA
1941 Industrialization in the USSR, blocks of four, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #817-23
Unsold
Lot #1254
RUSSIA
1941 Army and Navy, blocks of four, complete set, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #824-31A
Unsold
Lot #1255
RUSSIA
1941 Zhukovsky, 90 sets, mostly in large multiples, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #838-40
Catalog Value $ 1,800
Unsold
Lot #1256
RUSSIA
1942 Heroes of the USSR, six varieties, imperf. at right or left, incl. 1r imperf. at right, used, one with faint stain, other small flaws, otherwise fine-v.f.
O
Catalog #861/865var
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #1257
RUSSIA
1943 Maxim Gorky, 60k horizontal pair imperf. between, l.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 767)
*
Catalog #896var
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1258
RUSSIA
1943-1944 Flags of Allied Nations, 3r variety red color double; 60k variety blue color omitted, both cancelled to order as always, v.f. (Zagorsky 785Ta, 810Ta)
O
Catalog #908var,921var
Unsold
Lot #1259
RUSSIA
1944 Twenty Years Without Lenin, blocks of four, complete set, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #931-37
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1260
RUSSIA
1944 Twenty Years Without Lenin, complete set, used in 1945 on diplomatic pouch cover from Washington, D.C., censored, with appropriate pmks, minor faults and some toning which affected four stamps (these actually resemble proof colors)
Envelope
Catalog #931-937
Unsold
Lot #1261
RUSSIA
1944 Lenin, 30k variety imperf. at right, n.h., fine (Zagorsky 817)
**
Catalog #932var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1262
RUSSIA
1944 Lenin, 50k horizontal pair imperf. between, n.h., natural gum wrinkles, v.f. and rare (Zagorsky 819)
**
Catalog #934var
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1263
RUSSIA
1944 Heroes of the Civil War, 30k green, vertical pair imperf. between, small h.r., fine (Zagorsky 838)
*
Catalog #943var
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #1264
RUSSIA
1945 Stalingrad, two souvenir sheets, each significantly shifted to right or left, unused without gum, fine
Box (*)
Catalog #970var
Unsold
Lot #1265
RUSSIA
1945 3rd Anniversary of Victory before Moscow, 60k variety imperf. at top (trimmed), small h.r., fine (Zagorsky 882Pa)
*
Catalog #981var
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1266
RUSSIA
1945 Moscow Academy, 30k horizontal pair imperf. between, h.r., fine (Zagorsky 884)
*
Catalog #987a
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1267
RUSSIA
1945 Field Marshal Kutuzov, 30k right sheet margin horizontal pair imperf. between, n.h., few natural gum skips, v.f. (Zagorsky 905)
**
Catalog #1007var
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1268
RUSSIA
1946 Elections, 60k green, vertical pair, imperf. between and at top, used, v.f. (Zagorsky 934)
O
Catalog #1028var
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1269
RUSSIA
1946 Moscow Scenes, 20k light brown, horizontal strip of three, imperf. vertically between the stamps and at left, heavy hinge remnants, creases, otherwise fine (Zagorsky 983Pa)
*
Catalog #1062var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1270
RUSSIA
1946 Moscow Scenes, 1r brown, variety imperf. at left, l.h., fine (Zagorsky 987Pb)
*
Catalog #1066var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1271
RUSSIA
1946 25th Anniversary of the first Soviet stamps, 15k variety imperf. at right, cancelled to order, small inclusion, otherwise v.f., rare (this variety is not to be confused with the smaller size of the souvenir sheet)
O
Catalog #1080var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1272
RUSSIA
1946 Dnieprogaz, 30k vertical pair, imperf. between, sheet margin at right, small h.r. at top, natural inclusion, v.f. (Zagorsky 1009)
*
Catalog #1085var
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #1273
RUSSIA
1947 Arms of the Soviet Union, 30k R.S.F.S.R., vertical pair imperf. between and at bottom, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1022)
**
Catalog #1104var
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1274
RUSSIA
1947 Arms of the Soviet Union, 30k Belarus, top margin vertical pair imperf. between, used, v.f. (Zagorsky 1024)
O
Catalog #1107var
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1275
RUSSIA
1947 Moscow-Volga Canal, blocks of four, complete set, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #1147-52
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1276
RUSSIA
1948 Leningrad views, three varieties, with 50k imperf. at bottom, used and unused (h.r., trimmed), also 1r imperf. right, barest trace of a hinge in margin, fine-v.f.
*O
Catalog #1190,1192var
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1277
RUSSIA
1948 three varieties, including Surikov imperf. at top, 30k Artillery imperf. at bottom (creased) and 60k Military Class, imperf. at top, used, fine-v.f.
O
Catalog #1201,1205,1208var
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1278
RUSSIA
1948 Heavy Machinery, 30k violet, three varieties, incl. imperf. at bottom, used and unused (trimmed), plus imperf. at top, used, light stain on reverse, fine-v.f.
*O
Catalog #1272var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1279
RUSSIA
1948 30th Anniversary of Komsomol, three blocks of four of each of 20k, 25k, 40k, 50k, 2r, also two blocks of four of 1r, total of 17 blocks of four, representing the different printing and paper varieties (these stamps were issued in 1948 and in 1956 and there are differences in backgrounds, shading, gum, paper and design). A rare group of blocks, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1234-1239)
Box **
Catalog #1289-1294,var
Unsold
Lot #1280
RUSSIA
1949 Lomonosov, two varieties, 40k imperf. at top, another imperf. at bottom, used, fine-v.f. (Zagorsky 1270Pa,Pb)
O
Catalog #1320var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1281
RUSSIA
1949 Lenin Mausoleum, souvenir sheet of four, n.h., minute, natural gum skips and marginal wrinkles, otherwise v.f.
Box **
Catalog #1327a
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1282
RUSSIA
1949 Lenin Mausoleum, imperforate souvenir sheet of four, n.h., usual corner wrinkles, otherwise v.f.
Box **
Catalog #1327a,var
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #1283
RUSSIA
1950 Latvian Republic, 2r variety imperf. at top, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1454Pa)
*
Catalog #1496var
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1284
RUSSIA
1951 Bolshoi Theater, 1r variety imperf. at right (trimmed), used, fine
O
Catalog #1554var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1285
RUSSIA
1955 Lenin, 1r variety, red color double, sheet margin single, l.h., v.f., scarce
*
Catalog #1755var
Unsold
Lot #1286
RUSSIA
1956 Perov's "Hunters at Rest", 1r block of four, variety imperf. at bottom, used, v.f. and rare (Zagorsky 1796)
Box
Catalog #1807var
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1287
RUSSIA
1956 Lenin, 40k variety shifted colors, appears slightly double, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #1821var
Price Realized
$100.00

Lot #1288
RUSSIA
1956 Sports, 40k Diving, line-perf. 12 1/2, n.h., minute abrasions at top, otherwise v.f., unlisted (Zagorsky 1826var)
**
Catalog #1850var
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1289
RUSSIA
1957 Sputnik, 40k dark blue, left sheet margin block of 14, variety imperf. at left, n.h., folded between stamps, v.f., extremely rare (Zagorsky 2000Pc)
Box **
Catalog #1992var
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1290
RUSSIA
1957 Sputnik overprint, sheet of 100, n.h., folded between stamps, v.f., rare (Zagorsky 2011)
Box **
Catalog #2021
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Unsold
Lot #1291
RUSSIA
1958 Sharents (Poet), 40k vertical pair imperf. between, n.h., some slight ink offsets and natural wrinkles, fine and rare (Zagorsky 2034)
**
Catalog #2038var
Catalog Value $ 3,000
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1292
RUSSIA
1958 Maxim Gorki, 40k line perf. 12 1/2, n.h., fine (Zagorsky 2044A)
**
Catalog #2048var
Unsold
Lot #1293
RUSSIA
1959 Chile, Soviet victory in Basketball Championships, First Printing, left sheet margin block of four, lower right stamp Cyrillic "Ch" of "Chile" under "K" (of "Komandy"), n.h., v.f., scarce (Zagorsky 2193 I)
Box **
Catalog #2170var
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1294
RUSSIA
1959 Chile, Soviet victory in Basketball Championships, Second Printing, top sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp missing stop after Cyrillic "G" at left, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 2193var)
**
Catalog #2170var
Unsold
Lot #1295
RUSSIA
1959 Chile, Soviet victory in Basketball Championships, First Printing, sheet corner margin block of four, top right stamp variety Cyrillic "Ch" of "Chile" under letter "OM" of "Komandy", n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 2193var)
Box **
Catalog #2170var
Unsold
Lot #1296
RUSSIA
1959 Chile, Soviet victory in Basketball Championships, Second Printing, sheet corner margin block of 12, showing varieties basic stamp with Cyrillic "G" with tail, lower left stamp missing stop after "CCCP" of overprint, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 2193Ka,var)
Box **
Catalog #2170var
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1297
RUSSIA
1958 Frederick Joliot-Curie, 40k smaller frame (20,7x31,5mm), n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 2197 II)
**
Catalog #2171var
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #1298
RUSSIA
1959 25k Oceanographic Ship "Vityaz", red color completely omitted, n.h., vertical crease (apparently normal for this error), otherwise v.f., with regular stamp included for comparison
**
Catalog #2233var
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #1299
RUSSIA
1961 Gagarin, 6k position 1 (with dot after date "1961"), three copies with descriptive tab at bottom, one unused (n.h.), others used, one affixed on card (Zagorsky 2469Ka)
Envelope **O
Catalog #2464var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1300
RUSSIA
1964 Winter Olympics (Innsbruck), 6k imperforate bottom sheet margin block of four, black color including denomination omitted, n.h., v.f., with Mandrovskyj certificate (Zagorsky 2890var)
Box **
Catalog #2844var
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1301
RUSSIA
1965 Lenin, 10k variety imperf. at left, cancelled to order, v.f. (Zagorsky 3100)
O
Catalog #3024var
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1302
RUSSIA
1965 Fedotov's "Major's Courtship", bottom margin vertical pair imperf. between, cancelled to order, horizontal crease between the stamps, otherwise v.f. and rare (Zagorsky 3220)
O
Catalog #3146var
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #1303
RUSSIA
1967 Ukrainian SSR, 4k variety imperf. at bottom, trimmed, slight gum disturbance, otherwise v.f.
*
Catalog #3355var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1304
RUSSIA
1969 Fairy Tales, 4k-50k, two se-tenant horizontal strips of five, one imperf. at right, the other imperf. between 20k and 50k, n.h., fine-v.f. (Zagorsky 3738-3742)
**
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1305
RUSSIA
1969 Definitives, 4k red, horizontal block of ten (5x2), cancelled to order, n.h., v.f. This value was normally issued in coil rolls of 1,000 (with serial number applied to every fifth stamp). One sheet of 100 was also prepared and most of the stamps of this trial printing were cancelled to order, with only a few multiples surviving, this block of ten being the largest known. A modern Soviet rarity, with a regular coil strip of five (with serial number on the right stamp) is included for comparison (an unused block of four fetched $7,500 in our 2008 Shtern sale) (Zagorsky 3749var)
Box
Catalog #3670var
Unsold
Lot #1306
RUSSIA
1972 Sobinov, 10k red brown with inscription at bottom "Narodnyj Artist CCCP", unaccepted in this form (the stamp was released with the revised "Narodnyj Artist Respubliki"), left sheet margin single, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 4049var)
**
Catalog #3966var
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #1307
RUSSIA
1979 30th Anniversary of Council of Mutual Economic Assistance, 16k variety, without "coat of arms" on flag of Bulgaria (actually red color displaced to top left), horizontal pair, used, v.f. (Zagorsky 4911Ka)
O
Catalog #4759var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1308
RUSSIA
1989 Space Achievement, imperf. souv. sheet of four, variety "1989 25k" shifted dramatically, leaving it virtually omitted from the two stamps at left, n.h., v.f. and spectacular item
Box **
Catalog #5837var
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1309
RUSSIA
1990 Capitals, imperforate blocks of four, 12 different (missing Frunze; Riga and Erevan do not exist imperf.), n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #5854/5868var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1310
RUSSIA Semi-Postals
1915 3k and 10k white paper, horizontal blocks of 10, each with sheet margin at sides (confirming these are from stamps printed in sheets 5x10), n.h., perf. faults, fine
Box **
Catalog #B10,13var
Unsold
Lot #1311
RUSSIA Semi-Postals
1921 Volga Famine Relief, sheetlets of four, also pelure paper sheetlet of four, folded between stamps, l.h. at top, bottom stamps n.h., fine-v.f.
Box */**
Catalog #B14-16,14a
Unsold
Lot #1312
RUSSIA Semi-Postals
1923 Philately for Labor surcharges, three different (two of each), used on back of registered FDC (May 1) from Moscow to Bulgaria, with Sofia transit and Varna arrival postmarks on back, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #B39-41
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #1313
RUSSIA Air Post
1923 1r, 5r and 10r, three imperf. panes of 25, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #C2,4,5
Unsold
Lot #1314
RUSSIA Air Post
1924 15k on 1r red brown, surcharge inverted, large margins all around including sheet margin, lightly hinged, fresh and v.f., signed Mikulski, Dr.P.Jem, etc. (Zagorsky 61Ta)
*
Catalog #C8a
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1315
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 50k gray blue (error), left sheet margin single, n.h., centered to top (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #C23a
Catalog Value $ 950
Unsold
Lot #1316
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 50k gray blue (error), centered to bottom, natural diagonal crease, otherwise fine,
**
Catalog #C23a
Catalog Value $ 950
Unsold
Lot #1317
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 North Pole, imperf. set of four, n.h., also two perforated sets (one combination perfs), l.h., fine-v.f.,
*/**
Catalog #C26-33
Catalog Value $ 387
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1318
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 North Pole imperforate singles, set of four used in 1941 (11 Apr) on registered and flown cover from Leningrad to Bremen, cover opened (small piece missing) by censors and resealed ("Oberkomando der Wehrmacht") with label at bottom, unusual late usage (just two months before the German invasion)
Envelope
Catalog #C26-29
Unsold
Lot #1319
RUSSIA Air Post
1933 Balloon, 5k ultramarine, horizontal pair, imperf. between, cancelled "Leningrad 1933", v.f., extremely rare, with 1988 Mikulski cert. (Zagorsky 341Pb)
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Catalog #C37var
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #1320
RUSSIA Air Post
1933 Civil Transportation, unwatermarked set of five, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #C45-49
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1321
RUSSIA Air Post
1934 Civil Aviation, 10k green, corner margin horizontal pair imperf. between, used, few natural wrinkles, v.f.,
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Catalog #C46a
Catalog Value $ 1,800
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1322
RUSSIA Air Post
1934 Airships, complete set of five, 20k horizontal watermarked, l.h. or hinge removed, fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #C53-57
Catalog Value $ 505
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1323
RUSSIA Air Post
1934 Airships, complete set of five, tied by Jan 31 cds on registered cover, flown in 1935 from Moscow to Germany, fine-v.f., with arrival (Feb.4) on reverse
Envelope
Catalog #C53-57
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1324
RUSSIA Air Post
1935 Rescue of "Chelyuskin", complete set, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Catalog #C58-67
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1325
RUSSIA Air Post
1935 Moscow-San Francisco, 1r on 10k Levanevsky, cancelled by 3.8.35 Moscow cds on registered cover addressed to San Francisco, with special bilingual cachet, without arrival pmk, hence safe to assume the cover did not travel, fine
Envelope
Catalog #C68
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1326
RUSSIA Air Post
1937 Jubilee Aviation Exhibition, 20k variety imperf. at left, used, v.f. (Zagorsky 474Pc)
O
Catalog #C70var
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1327
RUSSIA Air Post
1955 North Pole overprints, 1r and 2r horizontal pairs, se-tenant, each with left stamp missing dash variety, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #C95-96var
Unsold
Lot #1328
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 12m on 2.25r, types I, II and III, n.h., v.f., signed Romeko, Stolow, Goznak etc. (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #CO1
Catalog Value $ 525
Unsold
Lot #1329
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 12m on 2.25r, type IV, n.h., v.f., signed Goznak, Stolow, rare (type IV occurs only twice in a sheet of 25)
**
Catalog #CO1
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1330
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 12m on 2.25r, type I, position 19, surcharge inverted, h.r., v.f., signed Mikulski, with photocopy of his 1985 certificate. A rare stamp, only one sheet of 25 printed
*
Catalog #CO1var
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #1331
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 24m on 3r, types I, II and III, first two l.h., last n.h., some natural gum creases, otherwise fine-v.f., signed Goznak, Diena etc.,
*/**
Catalog #CO2
Catalog Value $ 525
Unsold
Lot #1332
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 120m on 2.25r, types I and II, n.h., fine-v.f., signed Brun, Diena etc. (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #CO3
Catalog Value $ 450
Unsold
Lot #1333
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 600m on 3r, types I, II and III, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., signed Bloch etc. (type III was originally a sheet corner margin single from position 25, selvage included),
*
Catalog #CO4
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1334
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 10k, type I, n.h., v.f., signed Mikulski, Goznak (catalogue value for hinged),
**
Catalog #CO5
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Unsold
Lot #1335
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 10k, type II, h.r., v.f., signed Calves,
*
Catalog #CO5
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1336
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 10k, type IV, h.r., v.f., signed (type IV occurs only twice in a sheet of 25)
*
Catalog #CO5
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1337
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 2.25r, type I, h.r., v.f., signed Dr. Wallner etc.,
*
Catalog #CO7
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Unsold
Lot #1338
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 2.25r, type II, l.h., v.f., signed Sanabria etc.,
*
Catalog #CO7
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Unsold
Lot #1339
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 2.25r, type V, h.r., v.f., signed Mikulski etc. A rare stamp (type V occurs only once in a sheet of 25)
*
Catalog #CO7
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #1340
RUSSIA Air Post Officials
1922 1200m on 3r, type I, pos. 22, l.h., fine, signed Mikulski, with his 1982 certificate,
*
Catalog #CO8
Catalog Value $ 3,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1341
RUSSIA Flight Covers
1930 DO-X flight cover to Chile, franked on both sides with Russian, German and Brazilian (Condor) adhesives, appropriate markings, with Leningrad, Rio de Janeiro, Chile markings, scarce three-country combination
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1342
RUSSIA Zeppelin Flights
1932 6h SAF from Moscow to Brazil, attractively franked, with red Stuttgart forwarding cachet, v.f., scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1343
RUSSIA Postage Dues
1922 12k on 70k surcharged in red, variety imperf. at top, n.h., v.f.
**
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1344
RUSSIA Postage Dues
1925 2k, 8k and 10k, three different imperforate singles (lithographed), l.h., v.f., rare (Zagorsky D11,14,15Pa)
*
Catalog #J12,15,16var
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #1345
RUSSIA Officials
1923 Philatelic Exchange, 3r on 3r vertical, bottom sheet margin pair, significant variety, basic stamp missing printing at bottom, n.h., v.f., undoubtedly rare
**
Unsold
Lot #1346
RUSSIA Officials
1928-1932 Foreign Exchange, selection including four sets of 5k-1r surcharges (two sets of pairs, varieties include large and small "M" and "E" of "Obmena"), also pair of 10k on 25k on 300r and se-tenant pairs of 3r+5r on 35k and 10r+5r on 70k, fine-v.f. (Zagorsky PE14-19,PE20-21,PE26-27)
*/**
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1347
RUSSIA Officials
1928-1932 Foreign Exchange surcharges, 5k and 10k imperforate pairs, 50k imperforate strip of three (showing varieties large and small "M" and "E" of "Obmena"), n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky PE14Pa,15Pa,17Pa)
*/**
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1348
RUSSIA Officials
1930 Radio Stamps, 13 different to 100r, overprinted Obrazets and mounted on pages from a presentation booklet, v.f.
S
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1349
RUSSIA Revenue Stamps
1700 (Peter the Great), Stamped Revenue Paper, 1 denga watermarked (vertical verge) large unused sheet, folded in the middle, embossed twice (top and bottom), early issue of Imperial Russian Paper (first recorded issue was in 1699), by decree of Tsar Peter I, after his visit to Holland. A rare example of early 18th Century Russian revenue
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1350
RUSSIA Revenue Stamps
1700 (Peter the Great), Stamped Revenue Paper, 1 denga watermarked (Amsterdam City Coat of Arms) large unused sheet, folded in the middle, embossed twice (top and bottom), early issue of Imperial Russian Paper (first recorded issue was in 1699), by decree of Tsar Peter I, after his visit to Holland. A rare example of early 18th Century Russian revenue
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1351
RUSSIA Revenue Stamps
1773 (Catherine the Great), Stamped Revenue Paper, 2 Kopeck, watermarked (mirror impression of the Imperial Eagle, Russian Coat of Arms) large unused sheet, folded in the middle, embossed at upper right, early issue of Imperial Russian Paper (first recorded issue was in 1699)
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1352
RUSSIA Revenue Stamps
1777 (Catherine the Great), Stamped Revenue Paper, 2 Kopeck, watermarked (mirror impression of the Imperial Eagle, Russian Coat of Arms) large unused sheet, folded in the middle, embossed at upper right, early issue of Imperial Russian Paper (first recorded issue was in 1699)
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1353
RUSSIA Revenue Stamps
1780 (Catherine the Great), Stamped Revenue Paper, 2 Kopeck, watermarked (Imperial Eagle, Russian Coat of Arms) large unused sheet, folded in the middle, embossed at upper right, minor soiling, fine example of this early issue of Imperial Russian Paper (first recorded issue was in 1699)
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1354
RUSSIA Russian Provisional Locals - Kustanai
1920 (31.8) registered parcel card franked with 3x15k and 20k, each handstamped with a large "P" (rubles), total franking 65r (overpayment of 2.50r) to Petrograd, with 20.9.20 arrival pmk; also a registered fragment (28.7) with 2x10k, 15k and 2x50k (last two not handstamped), fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1355
RUSSIA Russian Provisional Locals - Sotschi
1920 60k surcharges on perf. and imperf. 1k and 3k, selection of 16 used or unused stamps, with singles, vertical and horizontal pairs and vertical strip of three, se-tenant different types of surcharge, fine-v.f. (YT 7-9, cat. Euro 4,415)
**O
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1356
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1903-13 two postcards, one franked with two each 2c Chinese Imperial Post Coiling Dragon and 2k green (overprinted Kitai), used from Shanghai to France; the other with 1c CIP and unoverprinted Russian 2k green, cancelled Newchang, posted from a crew member aboard U.S.S. Wilmington and addressed to Montevideo, mixed condition, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1357
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1907 picture postcard from Vladivostok, franked with two 1k orange, overprinted Kitai, both cancelled by Vladivostok Railway pmks, sent to Belgium, with Tournai arrival pmk, fine and unusual usage of Russian Post Office in China adhesives from Russia proper
Envelope
Price Realized
$110.00

Lot #1358
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1907 picture postcard from Harbin, franked with 1k orange, overprinted Kitai, used in combination with unoverprinted 3k (defective corner), tied by Harbin Railway pmk, sent to Belgium, with Tournai arrival pmk, fine and unusual usage of combination franking
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1359
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1914 newspaper ("The North-China Herald Shanghai") wrapper franked with 2x4k Kitai overprints, tied by Shanghai departure and addressed to Scotland, with "Part of Mail Captured by Germans and Delayed" handstamps, wrapper folded several times, away from the stamps, with "Via Siberia" directional
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1360
RUSSIA Russian Offices in China
1922 registered cover to Harbin, with manuscript endorsement "30,000 ryb", postage paid in cash (no stamps available at the local post office), registered label "Alekseyevka Kharkov gouv." and arrival pmk, fine and rare example of cash paid envelope to a foreign destination
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1361
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904-05 collection, mounted and partially written up on pages, 120+ covers or cards covering both the Russian (97) and Japanese (24) Army markings, with various theaters of operations, units, hospitals and usages generally well identified, with Japanese FPOs, China dispatches and various pmks, also a pencil-drawn map of enemy positions sent home by a Japanese soldier etc., occasional wear and tear, fine-v.f. An excellent representation of Russo-Japanese War postal history
Envelope
Price Realized
$14,500.00

Lot #1362
RUSSIA Russo-Japanese War
1904-5 selection of 108 cards or picture postcards, also five covers, mostly military units in Manchuria, variety of army markings, some duplication, occasional faults, many fine-v.f. A useful specialist collection
Envelope
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #1363
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1860-1910 Mt.Athos, group of 55 covers, mostly without franking, generally addressed to the Russian Monastery at Mt. Athos, bearing arrival markings (ROPIT Afon), others to Russia, sent via Odessa or Constantinople, with ROPIT Constantinople transit, sent from different parts of Russia, normally with wax seals indicating covers contained money intended for the Russian monks at the monastery. Also included are 20 parcel receipts, all with postal markings, many Ottoman fiscals, interesting lot
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1364
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1865 6k dark blue, block of four (complete sheet) with large, intact margins all around, usual marginal gum flaws, stamps n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #1c
Unsold
Lot #1365
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1865 10pa brown & blue, unused without gum, fresh and v.f., rare stamp
(*)
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1366
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1865 10pa brown & blue, numeral cancellation in blue dots, large margins all around, v.f.
O
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1367
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1865 10pa brown & blue, v.f. used, signed
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1368
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1866 (7 July) outer FL franked with 20pa carmine & blue, large margins all around, tied by "785" in dots, also Lattakia cds (blue) and sent via Alexandretta to Beirut, with "Port Lattakie" and oval merchant's cachet, minor paper erosion along the left side, fine and rare cover from Russian Levant, signed Diena
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #1369
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1882 cover from Taganrog to Constantinople, franked with 7k carmine & gray, with Postal Car and Ropit Constantinople arrival markings, wax seal and manuscript endorsements indicating that money was enclosed (for Mt. Athos monastery), fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1370
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1900-1905 4pa on 1k, 10pa on 2k, 2Pi on 20k, 5Pi on 50k and 7Pi on 70k, five different imperforate horizontal strips of five, each perforated "Obrazets," n.h., v.f.
S
Catalog #27/36S
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1371
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1904 (8 Nov) cover from Mont Athos, franked with Ottoman 1pi and sent to Starominskoya (Sea of Azov), used during the Russo-Japanese War, hence Odessa censor seal (green), also purple handstamp, plus "Refuse par la Douane" (refused by Customs) and returned to sender, bearing a boxed cachet on reverse, indicating that the cover was sent back after the war was long over, fine and interesting cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1372
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire Ship Mail
1904-8 three stationery cards, one with "Batum-Kutais" pmk, sent to Constantinople, others from Constantinople to Genova, some filing fold, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1373
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1903 (25 Aug) registered 14k stationery entire from Sakhalin to Denmark, with clear Aleksandrovsk cds, Vladivostok Primor. Transit, v.f. and rare usage from this remote island, subject of prolonged dispute between Russia and Japan
Envelope
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1374
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1907 (8 Mar) cover from Port Aleksandrov in Sakhalin to Austria, franked on reverse with single 10k, Vladivostok Primor. Transit and arrival cds, v.f. and rare usage from this remote island, subject of prolonged dispute between Russia and Japan
Envelope
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1375
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO BUGULMA
1899-1907 2k blue on rose carmine, vertical pair imperf. between, also 2k horizontal pair imperf. between, h.r., fine
*
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1376
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KADNIKOV
1878 (18 Sep) cover (opened for display, part of back panel missing) to Odessa (addressed to the Mt. Athos fund), franked on back with imperf. 3k green on white, used in combination with Imperial 7k gray and rose, affixed just over the local adhesive and both tied by Kadnikov city departure cds, with arrival pmk (24 Sep), intact wax seal, very rare cover from Kadnikov (Schmidt 6)
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1377
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 Fifth Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, overprinted in black instead of red (proof) "1917 7-XI 1922", 2k-10k imperf. blocks of four, n.h. but disturbed gum with some usual toning, still v.f., unique set of proof blocks
Box **
Catalog #62-65P
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1378
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 Fifth Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, overprinted in red "1917 7-XI 1922", 2k-10k imperf. sheets of 25, each showing curved "22" of "1922" (position 24), two partially adhered on French Consulate in Vladivostok affidavits, each with a consular seal on one stamp, 10k also with handstamps on back, all with some toning (these stamps were stored for many years in Shanghai), accompanied by a typewritten and signed statement from the Postal Authorities in Vladivostok confirming that 10,000 sets were overprinted. A unique group,
Box */**
Catalog #62-65
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1379
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 4k rose, red overprint triple (!), cancelled on piece, little toning, otherwise fine, very rare
O
Catalog #63var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1380
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 5k claret, vertical block of ten, red overprint displaced downwards, lower right stamp with curved "22" of "1922", unused without gum, v.f.
Box (*)
Catalog #64,64var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1381
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 5k claret, imperf. horizontal block of six, overprint double, n.h., gum toning, otherwise fine,
Box **
Catalog #64b
Catalog Value $ 2,100
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1382
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 5k claret, vertical block of ten, red overprint double and further displaced downwards, unused without gum, some inconsequential toning, otherwise v.f., probably unique multiple,
Box (*)
Catalog #64b
Catalog Value $ 3,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1383
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC
1922 (17 Mar) registered cover from Nikolsk-Ussuryjsk to Vancouver, Canada, franked on back with 2x20k/14k overprints, violet Japanese transit (22.3) and Vancouver arrival pmk (Apr 10), fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1384
RUSSIA - FAR EASTERN REPUBLIC Air Post
1923 20k on 15k brown lilac, perf., l.h., v.f., signed Mikulski, Romeko, etc.,
*
Catalog #Mi.52A
Catalog Value €1,000
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1385
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1921 10k on 4k carmine, double overprint, h.r., fine and rare stamp, signed Dr.P.Jemchouhin (twice) and Champion
*
Catalog #51var
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1386
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1921 20k blue & red, h.r., irregular perfs at top, signed Romeko, only 50 issued
*
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1387
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1921 20k on 5r indigo, green and light blue, variety "top bar missing", h.r., slight overall gum toning, irregular perfs at bottom, fine and very rare stamp (with a stated printing of 15, only 1-2 of this variety can exist), signed Papadopulo
*
Catalog #62var
Unsold
Lot #1388
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1921 20k on 3k+4k semi-postal (1914 issue), block of four, h.r., lower left stamp showing doubling of surcharge, two stamps with small thins, otherwise fine-v.f., possibly the only known block of four of this value, signed Buchsbayew
Box *
Catalog #64,64var
Unsold
Lot #1389
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1921 20k on 3 1/2r maroon & green, imperforate block of four, lower left stamp with inverted surcharge, h.r., with some adhesions and gum toning, handstamped markings on back, signed Papadopulo, Buchsbayew, one of only 2-3 known
Box *
Catalog #71,71var
Unsold
Lot #1390
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1921 20k on 7r dark green & pink, used imperforate horizontal pair, one stamp with inverted surcharge, inconsequential toning and small scissor cut between stamps, signed Papadopulo. A rare tete-beche, one of only 2-3 known
O
Catalog #72,72var
Unsold
Lot #1391
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1922 overprints, imperforate horizontal blocks of ten, disturbed gum, some staining, otherwise fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #78-81
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1392
RUSSIA - SIBERIA
1922 1k-1r complete perf. and imperf. singles (2k-10k Far Eastern Republic are in blocks of four), n.h., some gum toning, otherwise fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #85-113,117-18
Catalog Value $ 1,840
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1393
RUSSIA - SOUTH RUSSIA
1919 (Apr) large registered cover from Taganrog to Rostov-on-Don, franked with "25" on 1k, 2k and 3k perf. and 2k and 3k imperf., used in combination with Imperial franking, including 5r Romanov and Charity stamps, cover folded, with some tears away from the stamps, fine, with arrival pmk, signed Rosselevitch
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1394
RUSSIA - SOUTH RUSSIA
1919 7r and 10r imperforate singles, each with inverted center, h.r., v.f., with APS certificates ("printer's waste with inverted center, genuine")
*
Catalog #70var,71var
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1395
RUSSIA - SOUTH RUSSIA
1919 7r and 10r imperforate singles, each with inverted center, l.h., v.f., with 2010 Raritan Stamps guarantee for each
*
Catalog #70var,71var
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1396
RUSSIA - SOUTH RUSSIA
1919 10r, four imperf. or part perf. singles, each with center displaced, double or triple, h.r., fine
*
Catalog #71var
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1397
SAAR
1924 unexploded 4fr booklet, blue and brown covers, stapled at left, fresh and v.f. and rare,
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH.1
Catalog Value €2,600
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1398
SAAR Semi-Postals
1928 10f Madonna, upper right sheet corner margin horizontal pair with date, n.h., v.f. (Mi.134),
**
Catalog #B15
Catalog Value €3,400
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1399
SAAR Semi-Postals
1928 10fr Madonna, well centered, minute toning at bottom perfs, tied by 12.4.29 cds on registered (overfranked) cover to Augsburg, without arrival pmk, cover folded vertically (twice), fine and rare item, with 2015 Christian Geigle certificate (Mi.134)
Envelope
Catalog #B15
Catalog Value €7,500
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1400
SAAR Semi-Postals
1948 Flood Relief souvenir sheet of four, 5f+5f (green) inverted and shifted downwards, n.h., tiny marginal abrasion, most probably a picked out natural inclusion ("eine winzige, belanglose Schurfung"), also a minute toned speck at upper left, still very fine and rare error souvenir sheet, only a few known, signed Arge Saar, with their 1976 certificate (Mi. Block 1K1)
Box **
Catalog #B64a
Catalog Value €15,000
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1401
SALVADOR
1889 (16 Mar) cover to England, franked with 1c green and 10c orange, each cancelled by a violet star, oval "Admon de Correos March 18 1889 La Libertad" and "Encaminado Por Blanck Y Trigueros" forwarding agent's in violet, cover tears and part of backflap missing, with New York transit and Leeds arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #13,19
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1402
SALVADOR Zeppelin Flights
1936 Hindenburg flight card from San Salvador to Germany, v.f., with appropriate markings, including "por Zeppelin Hindenburg San Salvador" year date (1935) corrected by pen, filing fold away from the stamps, fine and scarce dispatch, with New York arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1403
SAN MARINO
1965 Europa, 200L Castles on Chessboard, red color inverted with the three red chess pieces turned upside down and "falling" off the chessboard, well centered, never hinged, pencil signed, v.f. A popular "inverted center" and Chess on Stamps rarity (Sassone 699a)
**
Catalog #611var
Catalog Value €6,500
Unsold
Lot #1404
SAN MARINO Semi-Postals
1916 Red Cross, unissued 10+5c carmine, imperforate sheet corner margin block of four, unused without gum as issued, v.f., with Raybaudi cert.
Box (*)
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1405
SAN MARINO Postal Stationery
1908 10c postal card, registered from Germany, with 30pf franking, tied by "Erp" departure pmk, sent to London, from there re-directed to Constantinople, some creases, otherwise fine and well traveled card
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1406
SAUDI ARABIA
1965-70 Dam, 1p-200p, set of 28, n.h., 100p with glazed gum, fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #286-313
Catalog Value $ 1,917
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1407
SPAIN
1716 (ca) outer wrapper addressed to the mayor of Guatemala City, with black handstamp known as the Seal of the Royal Arms ("Sello Negro"), King's mark indicating "Royal Mail," endorsed "Por el Rei" (for the king) and with Bishop's seal (the small mark at the top center), charged "6"
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1408
SPAIN
1770-1780 stampless letters, selection of 94, mostly "Andalucia Alta" and "Andalucia Vaxa", also "Cadiz", correspondence to Charles Kerremans in Gand, fine lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1409
SPAIN
1774-1850 Pre-stamp marks of Spain collection, divided into five sections, with marks indicating only the district name; district and city; locations other than those of posting; standardized Baeza marks (1842) and handstamps used in Spain's Colonies. An incredible exhibit of 170 stampless letters, neatly written-up, exhibition style on pages, with letters from Madrid, without postal markings (precursors), straight line handstamps of Cadiz, Andalusia Alta, Vizcaya, Galicia, Andalucía Vaxa, Navarra, Castilla/La Vieja, Mallorca, Leon (red Lion mark on FL used in 1825 to Madrid, referred to as "Ciudad Real"), Aragon, Valencia and Pamplona. The next section contains district and city marks, with "S.S. Vizcaya" (San Sebastian) in black and red, "B/Cataluna" (three letters to Gand), "V Valencia", "V Castilla la Viela" to Madrid, "M Andalucia Vaxa" (Malaga) and "S Andalucia Vaxa" (Sevilla), all to Gand, "R.da Andalucia Baxa" (Ronda, a village in the Andalucia Baja district) to Burgo, apparently unlisted mark, othe
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1410
SPAIN
1812 (22 Feb) folded letter to France, with "No.31 Armee Francais en Espagne" handstamp, indicating the French base in Pamplona, fine usage from French occupied Spain during the Peninsular War
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1411
SPAIN
1832 (14 Nov) FL from Seville to London, with postscript added a few days later, indicating the letter was carried by the sender to Madrid, with "Par Estafetta" (branch post office) manuscript, supported by straight-line "Estaf.," "60 P.P. 3" and London (Nov 30) arrival pmks, fine and interesting letter, apparently unlisted in literature
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1412
SPAIN
1850 Sperati Reproductions, four singles and one pair, v.f.
O
Unsold
Lot #1413
SPAIN
1853-54 Madrid City Mail, 1 cuarto bronze, also 3 cuarto bronze, each with margins all around, splendid original and unaltered colors and impressions, tied by grid cancels on separate folded letter used locally in Madrid, red postmarks and corresponding docketing, v.f., signed in pencil by various experts including Enzo Diena, with his 1987 certificates, also 1997 certificates from CEM (Comision de Expertos de Madrid). A fabulous pair of rare covers, only a few recorded, none in such exceptional quality (Ed.22,23)
Envelope
Catalog #17,18
Unsold
Lot #1414
SPAIN
1865 4c blue, unused without gum (as always), cut in at right, fine appearance,
(*)
Catalog #68
Catalog Value $ 2,750
Unsold
Lot #1415
SPAIN
1873 Carlist Issues, 1r dark blue (with Tilde), unused without gum, v.f., signed Bloch, with 1977 Exfima cert.,
(*)
Catalog #Ed.156
Catalog Value €730
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1416
SPAIN
1873 1r dark blue (with Tilde), margins all around, cancelled by round "Sol Santisteban" pmk, v.f., with 1990 CEM cert.,
O
Catalog #Ed.156a
Catalog Value €650
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1417
SPAIN
1874 1r violet, horizontal pair, unused with original gum, minute toning at top, still fresh and v.f., with 1977 Exfima cert.,
*
Catalog #Ed.158
Catalog Value €1,020
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1418
SPAIN
1874 1r violet, vertical pair, unused with original gum, v.f., with 1977 Exfima cert.,
*
Catalog #Ed.158
Catalog Value €1,020
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1419
SPAIN
1874 1r violet, three singles, each with a different cancel, one with Royal Crown and Fleur de Lis, others with cds and colored dots, first one creased, others v.f., each with 1977 Exfima cert.,
O
Catalog #Ed.158
Catalog Value €1,170
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1420
SPAIN
1874 1/2r rose, block of four, top stamps type I, bottom stamps type II, cancelled on piece, minor creasing, otherwise v.f., with 1977 Exfima cert. (catalogue value for se-tenant vertical pairs)
Box
Catalog #Ed.159,159A
Catalog Value €1,750
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1421
SPAIN Air Post
1938 Constitution souvenir sheet, serial number 336 (out of the 500 printed), h.r., fine-v.f., signed Roig,
*
Catalog #C97c
Catalog Value $ 1,700
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1422
SPAIN Revenue Stamps
1936 "Auxilio de Invierno" (Winter Relief) label in black, unexploded booklet of 50 panes of 40 (2,000 pieces), plain grayish paper cover, stapled at top, some peripheral toning, mostly fine-v.f.
Booklet
Unsold
Lot #1423
SPAIN SPANISH CIVIL WAR
1937-39 souvenir sheets issued during the Spanish Civil War, collection on pages, 83 perf. and imperf., mostly different incl. Air Mail overprints on Defense of Toledo, "Canarias" on imperf. Monuments souv. sheet of four, Nationalist Municipality sheetlets from Coin (Malaga), also from Epila, Fuente de Piedra, Hueva, Nerja, Segovia, Sevilla; Republican sheets from El Masnou, Montcada, Ondara, plus other various charity sheetlets, fantasies and private productions, some used, few on cover, generally fine-v.f. A scarce group
Box Envelope *
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1424
SWITZERLAND
1851 5c black and red, grid cancel, cut in at top, good color and fresh, fine appearance,
O
Catalog #2L7
Catalog Value $ 3,800
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1425
SWITZERLAND
1850 5r and 10r used, each with margins all around, the latter with a horizontal crease, scarce "Rheineck 5 Aug 1851" cancel, 5r with von Der Weid certificate
O
Catalog #8,10
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1426
SWITZERLAND
1882 numerals, 5c magenta, imperforate single on granite paper with watermark, identical to the issued stamp, showing broken frame line at top (same variety exists on the perforated stamp), v.f.
*
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1427
SWITZERLAND
1889 5c stationery card, additionally franked with Standing Helvetia 20c orange, perf. 9 3/4x9 1/4, used in combination with 10c Arms, tied by Geneve 29.1.80 (wrong year-date, should have been "1889"), sent to Boudry, with 30.1.89 arrival pmk, fine and interesting combination franking, year-date error of pmk, with Pierre Guinand cert.
Envelope
Catalog #Zu.61ad,66b
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1428
SWITZERLAND
1914-1930 Mythen, Rutli, Jungfrau, 3fr-10fr complete set of five, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #181-185
Catalog Value $ 1,097
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1429
SWITZERLAND
1934-1955 souvenir sheets, eleven different incl. Naba, Pro-Patria and Pro-Juventute, Lifeboat, Imaba etc., first one h.r. (in margin), others n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box */**
Catalog #226/352a,B80/178
Catalog Value $ 1,482
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1430
SWITZERLAND
1968 Chess Olympiad (Lugano 1968), 30c brown, blue color omitted (castle is white instead of dark blue), perforations displaced as always, cancelled Feb 1968, v.f. Only 10 unused, three used (one on cover) examples of this error have been recorded; a fabulous modern rarity from Switzerland and the most elusive "Chess on Stamps" item, considerably undercatalogued (Zu.454var)
O
Catalog #489var
Catalog Value SFr 4,500
Unsold
Lot #1431
SWITZERLAND Semi-Postals
1912 Pro Juventute, set of three, l.h., v.f.,
*
Catalog #Zu.I-III
Catalog Value SFr 532
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1432
SWITZERLAND Semi-Postals
1912 Pro Juventute, two different, l.h., v.f.,
*
Catalog #Zu.I,III
Catalog Value SFr 484
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1433
SWITZERLAND Flight Covers
1926 (17 May) registered and flown cover to San Francisco, franked with the complete set of 10, arriving in New York on 25 May, with 24c carmine (Scott's C6) added for further transmission, via Trans-Continental Air Mail Service, filing creases away from the stamps, with 28 May arrival pmk on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1434
SWITZERLAND Flight Covers
1932 (2 May) first flight cover Berlin-Manchouli-Shanghai, via Basel and Amsterdam, addressed to Walter Bruggmann in Manila, appropriate markings, rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1435
SWITZERLAND Zeppelin Flights
1930 South America Flight cover addressed to Manila, Philippines, franked with German, Liechtenstein and Swiss adhesives, all struck with the Round-Flight Pan-America cachet, used in combination with Germany 4m South America stamp (C39), cancelled on board (30 May), with Lakehurst (31 May) and Manila (July 3) arrival postmarks, signed by Capt. Ernst A.Lehmann and other crew-members, stamps partially covered by scotch tape, otherwise fine combination franking cover to an unusual destination
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1436
SYRIA
1942 President Hassani, set of three imperf. sheetlets, without gum as issued, v.f. (YT Bloc 2A-C)
(*)
Catalog #286-287,C98var
Catalog Value €1,300
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1437
SYRIA
1945 President Koualty, set of six imperf. sheetlets of four, n.h., each with marginal pencil notation, v.f. (YT Bloc 5-9A)
Box **
Catalog #300-305var
Catalog Value €3,300
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #1438
SYRIA Air Post
1944 President Koualty, 200p and 500p, set of two imperf. sheetlets, without gum as issued, v.f. (YT Bloc 3-4)
Box (*)
Catalog #C107-108
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1439
SYRIA Air Post
1955 Rotary, six imperf. trial color sheetlets, including two composite sheets of two, n.h., v.f.
Box P
Catalog #C187-190P
Unsold
Lot #1440
TANNU TUVA
1927 surcharges, two sets, l.h. or n.h., fine-v.f.
*/**
Catalog #11-14
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1441
TANNU TUVA
1935 10k Fox, horizontal pair imperf. between, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #63var
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1442
TANNU TUVA
1936 2k perf.11 and 4k perf. 14, used, v.f.
O
Catalog #72a,74
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1443
TANNU TUVA
1936 3k indigo blue, imperforate sheet margin single, n.h., minor gum skips, v.f., with 2014 Andrew Farberov certificate
**
Catalog #73var
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1444
TANNU TUVA
1943 Coat of Arms and Government Building, 25k slate blue, white paper, two vertical strips of five, unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f.,
(*)
Catalog #120a
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1445
THAILAND
1910 two covers to USA and Singapore, the latter franked with 7x2s, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1446
THAILAND Semi-Postals
1920 Scout's Fund, five different, first four in blocks of six, last one is a block of nine, usual gum, fine-v.f.
Box */**
Catalog #B24-28
Unsold
Lot #1447
TURKEY
1896 Bulgarian picture postcard sent registered to Switzerland, franked with 20pa and 1pi, plus red Orient Express label, and tied by Constantinople railway cds, with Geneva arrival with bi-lingual railway pmk on reverse, a v.f. and rare card
Envelope
Catalog #96,97
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1448
TURKEY
1918 Prepared but unissued set of six, without overprint, n.h., v.f. Only 100 sets issued, catalogue value for hinged,
**
Catalog #Mi.IX-XIVA
Catalog Value €2,000
Unsold
Lot #1449
TURKEY
1950-75 selection of 25 different errors all in blocks of four, including imperf., part perf., misperforated, also colors omitted or shifted, n.h., each with normal single for comparison
Box **
Unsold
Lot #1450
URUGUAY
1799 outer FL with red Montevideo straight line handstamp, sent to Buenos Aires, minor cover wear, fine. This mark was used in the Rio De La Plate territory from 1773 to 1809
Envelope
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #1451
URUGUAY
1866 FL from Montevideo to Salto, franked with 10c and 20c, both tied by framed "Certificado" handstamp, with corresponding Montevideo 3 May 66 in oval, v.f., signed Diena, Bolaffi
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1452
URUGUAY
1880-1943 selection on pages, with errors and varieties incl. part perf., imperf. between, proofs and essays incl. die proofs, interesting specialist lot
P
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1453
URUGUAY
1882-84 2c and 10c black, die proofs (by Mege and Aubriot, also by M.Godel, all of Montevideo) on card, also eight imperf. plate proofs (two pairs and four singles), fine-v.f. and scarce lot
P
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1454
URUGUAY
1900-10 1c green, 5c dull blue (2) and 10c gray violet, four diff. blocks of four, imperf. between vertically or horizontally, first three unused without gum, fine-v.f., scarce
Box (*)*
Catalog #153,54,56var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1455
URUGUAY
1900-10 1c green, vertical block of 10, imperf. horizontally, unused without gum, also a horizontal pair imperf. between, fine-v.f., scarce
Box (*)
Catalog #153var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1456
URUGUAY
1901 2c vermilion, horizontal block of 10, imperf. vertically, unused without gum, also a horizontal pair, imperf. between, fine-v.f., scarce
Box (*)
Catalog #157var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1457
URUGUAY
1910 Liberation Day, 2c and 5c, imperforate plate proofs on card, six blocks of each value (48 stamps) different colors, v.f.
Box P
Catalog #182-83P
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1458
URUGUAY
1911 South American Postal Congress, 5c Hermes, imperforate plate proofs on card, selection of 18 different colors, v.f.
P
Catalog #196P
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1459
URUGUAY
1911 First South American Postal Congress, 5c Allegory, selection of 62 imperf. plate proofs on india or card, various colors, some pairs, blocks and strips of three, mostly fine-v.f.
Box P
Catalog #196P
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1460
URUGUAY
1913 2c brown orange, block of four, imperf. horizontally (between), used, fine, with 1983 PFC
Box
Catalog #211var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1461
URUGUAY
1924 Olympics, set of three blocks of four, each cancelled "Colonia U.H. F.2/ 29 July, 1924", fine-v.f.
Box
Catalog #282-84
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1462
URUGUAY
1924 Olympics, set of three printed on yellow paper, h.r., well centered, v.f. Only 500 sets were printed for presentation purposes, many have since been destroyed
*
Catalog #282-84var
Unsold
Lot #1463
URUGUAY
1930 2c rose (1), 2p (3), die proofs in various colors, fine-v.f.
P
Catalog #396P
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1464
URUGUAY Air Post
1939-44 10p rose, block of nine, n.h., usual natural gum creases, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C105
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1465
URUGUAY Air Post
1939-44 10p rose, block of 12, n.h., usual natural gum wrinkles, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #C105
Catalog Value $ 1,200
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1466
URUGUAY Zeppelin Flights
1930 First North America Flight from Montevideo to Buenos Aires, with 2x1.80p (blue overprint) added for continuation to USA, minor toned spots, otherwise fine and rare combination flight, with Lakehurst arrival, signed "Gappe"
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1467
VATICAN CITY
1934 surcharges, complete set of six, h.r., fine-v.f.
*
Catalog #35-40
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1468
VATICAN CITY
1934 surcharges, complete set of six, l.h., fine-v.f., signed Zumstein etc.
*
Catalog #35-40
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1469
VATICAN CITY
1936 (11 July) large registered cover to Germany, franked with 16 different stamps, including complete sets of Catholic Exposition and first postage dues, opened by German customs at left, fine-v.f., with Bruhl (Bz Koln) arrival pmks, Sass.
Envelope
Catalog #44,46,47-54,J1-6
Catalog Value €2,675
Unsold
Lot #1470
VATICAN CITY
1954 (15 Nov) registered cover to the United States, franked with 5x3L (on reverse), 6x100L Lombardo and St. Augustine set of two, fine-v.f., with transit and arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #158,173,187-88
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1471
VATICAN CITY Air Post
1946-51 Tobias, Gratianus and UPU, n.h., fine-v.f. sets,
**
Catalog #C16-21
Catalog Value $ 1,215
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1472
VATICAN CITY Air Post
1946-51 Tobias, Gratianus and UPU, n.h., fine-v.f. sets,
**
Catalog #C16-21
Catalog Value $ 1,215
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1473
VATICAN CITY Flight Covers
1934 Roma-Buenos Aires Flight picture postcard, mixed franking with Italy 3L, addressed to Buenos Aires, fine-v.f., rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1474
VATICAN CITY Parcel Post
1931 overprints, sheet corner margin blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f. set,
Box **
Catalog #Q1-15
Catalog Value $ 640
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1475
VATICAN CITY Parcel Post
1931 overprints, sheet corner margin blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f. set,
Box **
Catalog #Q1-15
Catalog Value $ 640
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1476
VIETNAM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
1954 Ho Chi Minh, set of three blocks of four, also eight additional blocks cancelled Hanoi 10.1. 55, all mounted in presentation booklet, fine-v.f.
Box
Catalog #7/38
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1477
VIETNAM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
1956 50 Dong on 5d orange red (rice paper), six sheets of 50, also 50 Dong on 5d deep red, brownish, sheet of 50, unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f.,
Box (*)
Catalog #50,50a
Catalog Value $ 16,500
Price Realized
$2,000.00

Lot #1478
VIETNAM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Postage Dues
1952-55 handstamped on perf. and imperf. Ho Chi Minh stamps, 100d brown (18), 100d green (14) and 200d red (8), various shades and types of the triangular handstamp, unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f. (catalogued as the least expensive varieties)
Box (*)
Catalog #Mi.D1/10
Catalog Value €2,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1479
VIETNAM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Officials
1956 Issue, blocks of four, unused without gum as issued, n.h., v.f., scarce,
Box **
Catalog #O10-16
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1480
UNITED NATIONS
2004 37c two sheets of 20, one with labels blank, no inscriptions, the other "Hong Kong Stamp Expo", n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #853-857
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1481
UNITED NATIONS
2005 personalized "United Nations Pavilion Expo 2005 Aichi Japan" imperf. sheet of 20 labels only, minor gum adhesions, v.f.
Box **
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1482
UNITED NATIONS
2008 WIPA UNPA sheetlet of 10, imperforate, cancelled 18.9.08, fine-v.f., also an unused sheet for comparison
Box
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1483
UNITED NATIONS
2008 94c "United Nations New York City" imperf. sheet of 10, cancelled First Day of Issue, n.h., v.f.
Box
Catalog #959var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1484
UNITED NATIONS
2008 42c "United Nations New York City" imperf. sheet of 20, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #982-986var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1485
UNITED NATIONS
2009 44c "Greetings from the United Nations New York City" imperf. sheet of 20, labels blank, minor gum adhesions, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #982-986var
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1486
UNITED NATIONS OFFICES IN VIENNA, AUSTRIA
2008-2009 WIPA 2008 and Essen 2009, imperforate sheetlets of 10, each cancelled First Day of Issue, n.h., v.f.
Box
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1487
UNITED NATIONS OFFICES IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
2009 40th Anniversary of United Nations Postal Administration in Geneva, imperforate sheet of 20, including labels, cancelled First Day of Issue, n.h., v.f.
Box
Catalog #506-501var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1488
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1847-1925 collection on pages, mostly used with 1847 5c and 10c (No.1,2), 1851 1c-12c (No.12,17), 1857-69 1c-90c (Pictorials complete), Banknote Issues to 90c, Regular issues to $5, Columbians and Trans-Mississippi complete, 20th Century with 1902-3 complete, back of the book with Parcel Post, Postage Dues, Officials etc., mixed condition, with usual quality issues, many fine or better
O
Price Realized
$6,500.00

Lot #1489
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES
1954-1974 imperforate coil pairs, five different, with 1059c,1299b (42),1519a (81),1520b and 1618b (25), n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #1059c/1520b
Catalog Value $ 4,402
Unsold
Lot #1490
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES Duck Hunting
1934-2009 collection on White Ace album pages, virtually complete, with 72 different, plus 10 souvenir sheets, missing only 1941-1942 and 1965 singles and 2002 souv. sheet, n.h., mostly well centered, occasional gum bends (RW2), mostly fine-v.f.
**
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1491
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES State Duck Stamps
1970s-1999 collection of 875 different, including souvenir sheets and special issues, missing only a few items for completion, mounted on Scott's hingeless album pages, apparently n.h., v.f. (Face Value $4,300+)
**
Unsold
Lot #1492
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Freaks and Errors
1930s-1980s selection of 145 items (100 different), regular issues and commemoratives with misperforated varieties, color shifts, imperforate pairs (these are counted as one item), coil pairs imperf. between (but with blind perforations), apparently n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1493
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Covers and Postal History
1926-40 selection of 175+ cacheted FDCs in small box, some duplication, better items include Sesquicentennial (duplicated selection), three sets of Famous Americans (Linprint, Adam Bert, Frost), National Parks, APS Convention Beverly Hills (in sheetlets), etc., virtually all have catalogue values of $20 or higher, fine-v.f and nice group,
Envelope

Catalog Value $ 4,300
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1494
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES - Offices in China
1911-1927 group of seven covers and cards, balance of a collection, partly written up on pages, U.S. ships in China or Philippines, also 1868 letter "off Kobe, Japan" from U.S. Flag ship USS Piscatagua, Asian Squadron, written by Admiral Rowan (who also served in the Mexican-American and Civil Wars), interesting lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1495
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS
1899-1978 collection on pages, with Canal Zone, Cuba, Hawaii, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Ryukyu Islands, hundreds of used and unused, with many better items, some faults noted, many fine or better
*O
Unsold
Lot #1496
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS - Guam
1899 specialized collection written up on pages, mint and used, several copies of each value (without 10c and $1 type II), also Special Delivery (9 unused, 2 used), with Military Mail, incl. M3-4 mint and used on cover, few proofs, private issues, etc., few faults possible, generally fine-v.f., a nice collection,
Envelope *O

Catalog Value $ 11,500
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #1497
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ALBANIA
1913 Eagle overprints, duplicated selection of 41 (eight different), mostly used, many cancelled on pieces, few varieties, occasional perf. flaws, mostly fine or better, scarce lot, Mi.
*O

Catalog Value €18,220
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1498
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ALBANIA
1913-1916 Postal History, balance of a consignment, with 41 covers and cards including Double Eagle handstamps (five different, one with "10" on 20pa), 1913 surcharges, used and unused postal stationery, local issues from Shkoder, Tepeleni, Durazzo, Valona; Essad-Pasha; used during World War I (K.und.K. Hauptfeldpostampt 117 etc.), plus other interesting items, fine-v.f. and valuable group
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1499
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ARMENIA
1918-1923 collection of hundreds of mostly unused and some used singles, Monogram overprints, surcharges, Soviet issues, some multiples and varieties, also seven Parcel Cards (three with Armenian franking, other Transcaucasian Federated Republics), plus one wrapper with 2k and 4k franking, good variety, some usual reference material, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope *O
Unsold
Lot #1500
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS AUSTRALIA
1913-32 collection in stock book, with Kangaroos including 1913 to 2sh, 1915 2p-5sh and 1915-24 to 10sh, George V complete sets to 1sh5p, Sydney Harbor Bridge 5sh, etc., also Officials (No. O3-14), l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f.,
*

Catalog Value $ 9,300
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #1501
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS AUSTRALIA
1932-82 collection on stock pages, better items include Merino Sheep, George VI to £1, Arms to £2, Navigators, etc., plus Airpost and Antarctic Territory (including 1973 set in gutter blocks of six), l.h. or n.h., fine-v.f.
*/**
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1502
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS AUSTRIA
1840-50 selection of 100+ stampless covers, mostly to or from Vienna, variety of town and postal markings, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1503
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS AUSTRIA
1850-1973 collection in two Lindner albums and additional pages, good selection of 19th Century, mostly used, regular issues, used and unused Franz Josef and Birthday Jubilee, Large and Small Views, Dollfuss (l.h.) and other commemoratives; Semi-Postals including Rotary, F.I.S., WIPA stamp and souvenir sheet of four, Famous Men, Renner imperf. singles and souvenir sheets etc., also Air Post and Postage Dues, mixed condition, many collected used and unused, post WWII mostly n.h., some duplication, fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #1504
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS AUSTRIA
1946-2009 collection in three (mostly hingeless) Lighthouse albums, with used singles and sets to 1983; from 1984-2009 complete n.h., with semi-postals, postage dues and souvenir sheets, booklets and special high face-value sheetlets, high new issue cost for the last 20+ years
*O
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1505
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS AUSTRIAN LEVANT
1850-1918 collection in a Lindner album, used and unused, with Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Levant, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Military Issues with singles and sets to 10kr, overprints for Serbia, Romania etc., considerable duplication, with shades, cancels, perforation varieties, some better items, mixed condition, generally fine
*O
Unsold
Lot #1506
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BECHUANALAND
1888-1938 balance of the collection on cards, with Victoria, KEVII, George V and George VI, some better items including £5 (stains, minor faults), sets to 10sh, Seahorses etc., few varieties, mostly fine-v.f., SG
*

Catalog Value £6,800
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1507
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BRAZIL
1843-1922 collection on pages, mostly used, with imperf. issues complete, including No.1-3, Inclinados 10r-600r (No.7-13), Perforated issues apparently complete for the period, including back of the book Postage Dues and Officials, mixed condition, with some usual faults noted, high catalogue value
O
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1508
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1937-1946 Aden-Zanzibar, George VI issues, collection in a red Stanley Gibbons album (third edition), with Aden Dhow set, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Bermuda, Brunei, Burma, Canada, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Kuwait, Malayan States, New Guinea, New Zealand, Sarawak, Seychelles, South Africa and others, l.h. or h.r., clean and fine-v.f., SG cat. £29,500++
*
Price Realized
$10,000.00

Lot #1509
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1952-2005 collection on Hingeless album pages, with complete sets and souvenir sheets, commemoratives and definitive sets to £5 from Ascension, Bahamas, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territories, Cyprus, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gibraltar, Malta, Pitcairn Islands, Singapore, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha, mostly from the early 1950s-1990s, Bermuda to 2005, apparently n.h., v.f.,
**

Catalog Value $ 9,080
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #1510
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BRITISH ASIA
1867-1940 Labuan, Straits Settlements, North Borneo, balance of a collection, with hundreds of singles and sets in stock book, used and unused, some duplication, few later items, mostly fine-v.f., SG
*O

Catalog Value £3,000
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1511
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BRITISH OCCUPATION OF ITALIAN COLONIES
1942-50 overprinted and surcharged M.E.F., British Military Administration for Somalia, Eritrea and Tripolitania, dealer's stock of complete sets (seven of each) in stock book, with Postage Dues included, mostly n.h. (few occasional hinged stamps noted), generally fine-v.f., SG
*/**

Catalog Value £6,450
Price Realized
$3,000.00

Lot #1512
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH - Omnibus sets
1937-1972 various issues, 800+ stamps with complete Coronation, also incomplete UPU, Freedom from Hunger, Coronation, Red Cross, ITU, West Indies Federation, World Cup Football, 1972 Silver Wedding, plus few others (many complete by Scott's, but not by SG)
**
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1513
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BULGARIA
1879-1940 large specialized collection housed in two cartons, albums and loose, with covers and postal stationery, errors and varieties, occasional proofs and essays, plus much more
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1514
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS BULGARIA
1917-1948 selection of 34 covers and cards, many FDCs, better items include 1932 Air Post set of three, also Occupation of Romania, cover with four different overprints, cancelled Bucharest
Envelope
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #1515
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CANADA
1851-1970 collection in Scott's specialty album, mostly unused with better regular issues and commemorative sets to $1 (Admirals, Scroll and others), coils, imperfs, also Officials, Postage Dues, nice section of Newfoundland, with many complete sets, Air Post, Nova Scotia, clean, generally fine-v.f., Scott's cat. $11,000+
*O
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1516
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CANADA
1852-1959 collection on White Ace album pages, mostly used pre-1908, generally hinged thereafter with many n.h., highlights include 1852 3p red, 1897 Jubilees to 50c (without 20c), Maple Leaf, Numerals, Quebec Tercentenary nicely centered (unused), George V to $1, 1928-29 to $1 with high values n.h., with Air Post, etc., mixed condition with a few faults noted among early material, generally fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #1517
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
1853-64 Triangles, selection of 22 (without Woodblocks), mostly on dealer or auction lot cards, nine unused incl. pair of 4p; also twelve used, plus 4p used in 1860 on cover to Cape Town, mostly with full margins, few close or small faults noted, generally clean and useful lot, SG
(*)O
Catalog #1/15
Catalog Value £4,500
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1518
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
1900 Mafeking, selection of 15 used stamps, several on piece, with SG nos. 1(2), 3-4, 6, 6a (1p on 1/2p surcharge inverted, perf. faults, with 1976 BPA cert.), 7-10, 11 (2) and 12-14, mixed condition with few additional faults noted, otherwise fine or better, SG cat. £10,000+
O
Unsold
Lot #1519
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CHINA Japanese Occupation
1940-45 collection of hundreds, mostly unused in stock book, overprints for Kwantung, Mengkiang, North China, Schansi, Schanyung, Shanghai, Nanking, occasional varieties, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
Unsold
Lot #1520
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CHINA - PRC
1951-63 selection of sets, mostly n.h. (Scott's 105-107 blocks of four, bottom stamps n.h.), 592-99 l.h., others n.h., fine-v.f. Also included 100 imperforate replicas of the Mai Lang Fang souv. sheet, fine-v.f.,
*/**

Catalog Value $ 2,775
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #1521
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CHINA - PRC
1985-2001 hundreds of mostly complete sets and souvenir sheets in a large stock book, one to five of each, few older issues, n.h., fine-v.f.
**
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1522
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CILICIA
1919 accumulation of singles, blocks and large multiples, small variety in quantities (including 1350 copies of No.15) and others, some adhering on paper, mostly fine-v.f.,
Box **O

Catalog Value $ 44,400
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1523
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CINDERELLA
1900-1970 stock of many hundreds of poster stamps, mainly from Germany, Austria & Czechoslovakia, also France (including some printer's waste and trial prints), plus some quantities of recent stamp exhibition labels, fine and important old-time holding of these colorful items
*
Unsold
Lot #1524
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS COSTA RICA
1863-1974 collection on Palo Album hingeless album pages, virtually complete, Scott's No.13 with a favor cancel "San-Jose", others unused, with many better sets, few key items missing, but also included are some varieties, Guanacaste overprints, few unlisted items, generally fine-v.f.
*/**
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1525
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS CYPRUS
1960-73 issues complete in blocks of four (1962 £1 in vertical strip of four), n.h., fine-v.f., SG cat. £1,370+
Box **
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1526
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS DANZIG
1920-1939 duplicated selection of singles and sets on stock cards, overprints and surcharges, postage dues and officials, souvenir sheets, occasional Port Gdansk, mixed condition, fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1527
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS EGYPT
1866-1935 collection on stock cards, with 1866 imperf. proofs (two complete sets), used and unused selection with 4x5pi, 6x10pi, 1867 issue used to 5pi, 1872 issue with many nice items, Bulaq issue incl. tete-beche pairs, De La Rue issue with multiples etc., through to 1927-37 issue incl. errors, varieties, multiples, cancellations etc., also British Forces with 1935 1pi Jubilee Seal and much more. A fine and extensive collection, high catalogue value
*O
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #1528
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS EGYPT
1867-75 collection on pages, with four types of each value incl. 5pa (14 unused and 12 used), 10pa (16 unused and 18 used incl. block of four), 20pa (15 unused and 19 used), 1pi (21 unused and 19 used), 2pi (7 unused and 12 used), also the scarce 5pi brown (7 unused and 11 used); 1872 with unused multiples, 1874-75 with blocks of 5pa, 1pi, 2pi, 2 1/2pi and 5pi, fine and scarce group
*O
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #1529
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FALKLAND ISLANDS
1883-1902 Victoria, selection of 20 stamps, including 1/2p on half of 1p (unused), 2p block of six and 4p block of four, 1sh gray brown, etc., four stamps used, balance unused, mixed condition with faults noted, otherwise fine
Box *O
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1530
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FRANCE
1943-44 selection of 140+ covers and cards, mostly from France and French Algeria, many censored, some by both German and U.S. authorities, many addressed to the International Red Cross in Geneva, four large covers (three registered) addressed to "Monsieur le Marechal Petain, Chef du Gouvernement Francaise a Vichy" also some Prisoner of War mail and miscellaneous other items, mixed condition
Envelope
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1531
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FRANCE Postal Stationery
1900-1920 small box with 100+ cards, stationery entire envelopes, military cards, Telegram and "Cartes Preumatique", used and unused, few better items included, mostly fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1532
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FRENCH COLONIES
1871-77 General Issue, mostly imperforate Ceres, selection of 45 mainly used stamps incl. a pair and strip of three, values to 80c, margins all around, different pmks incl. Cambodia, Martinique, numeral dots etc., generally fine-v.f.
O*
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1533
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FRENCH COLONIES
1937 Omnibus Series, Colonial Arts Exhibition, complete set of 24 souvenir sheets from different Colonies, n.h., few with tropical toned spots, generally fine-v.f.
**
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1534
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FRENCH MOROCCO
1908-1928 French Foreign Legion, Morocco Campaign, 13 covers or cards, also a few coverfronts, neatly written-up exhibition style on pages, military Tresor et Postes aux Armes cancels, French Post Office cancels, cover from Mazagan to England, 1908 cover with framed "Ambulance de Kasbah ben Ahmed" in violet, 1912 French military mission to Fez, plus others, usual condition, some toning, mostly fine. An interesting collection and a good nucleus for an exhibit
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1535
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS REUNION
1843-1958 selection of 60+ covers or cards, including 13 stampless, various town markings including free-franks used internally, also forwarding agents and destinations, different stamps include one Eagle (10c+40c) to Bordeaux, also 40c Ceres, single franking to Pondicherry, 1894 cover franked with overprinted 80c, registered to Saigon, another franked with 4c and pair of 10c, sent from St. Denis to Norway, plus later issues incl. France Libre and others, mixed condition, interesting and useful lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #1536
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS FRENCH SOUTHERN ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES (TAAF)
1955-1992 issues complete, postage and airmail stamps including overprints on Madagascar (2), neatly arranged in stock book, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #1-172,C1-123
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1537
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1923-1945 collection of hundreds of mostly complete sets, with semi-postals virtually complete (Wagner set, Castles, Arms), Air Post (Mi.344-50,378-84,529-39), commemorative issues (Eagle, Famous Men, Presidents), plus others, few varieties, all n.h. and post office fresh, selected for centering, v.f., seldom offered in such beautiful condition,
**
Catalog #Mi.338/910
Catalog Value €17,500
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #1538
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1936 collection of 128 covers and cards (mostly unused), plus miscellaneous, including a double postcard showing the entire panorama of the interior of the Olympic stadium; large map showing the entire Olympic complex; forms for ordering tickets to the various Olympics events, both in Berlin and Kiel; plus a booklet mentioning all the evens held on each day of the Summer Games and showing maps of the sites/stadiums where the events were to be held; three commemorative sheets with 16 different Olympic cancels, one with 10 Olympic village cancels and one with 8 cancels from Kiel, plus a large sheet with 1930 Berlin Olympic Congress pmks struck on various stamps. Also included is an Olympic Telegram used to send greetings during the games. An interesting lot, generally fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1539
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1949-55 small group of commercial and philatelic covers, franked with 1949 Stamp Centenary (Mi.113-15, cat. Euro 140), three sets each of 1951 Marienkirche and NBA (Mi.138-142, cat. Euro 780), plus miscellaneous flights from Chile and Switzerland to Germany, mostly fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1540
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY - BERLIN
1948-1988 virtually complete, with black and red overprints, Von Stephan, Buildings, Currency Reform (no souvenir sheet), Freedom Bell sets and others, also Federal Republic, hundreds with some early semi-postal sets; as well as parallel issues from Saar, with many complete sets of regular issues and semi postals (no souvenir sheets), plus few better early definitive sets from DDR, all n.h. and post office fresh, selected for centering, neatly arranged in mounts on large stock cards, v.f.
**
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1541
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY - WORLD WAR I Prisoner of War Camps - Ruhleben
1914-1918 collection on pages, mostly written up, with hundreds of mostly unused singles, blocks, sheets, proofs, errors and varieties, picture postcards, original photographs, postal stationery, mail from the camp to England, incoming and inter-camp mail, fine and interesting collection
Envelope *O
Unsold
Lot #1542
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY - WORLD WAR II
1933-1944 selection of 20+ propaganda postcards (mostly Hitler and Nazi Leaders), also Olympics-related covers and postcards, souvenir sheets, postmarks, Zeppelin Flights, couple of Anti-Semitic slogan cancels (Der Ewige Jude exhibition), cover addressed to Hermann Goering, plus others, interesting lot
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1543
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY - WORLD WAR II
1933-1938 Propaganda postcards designed by Wolfgang Willrich, collection of 57 mostly unused (normally ethnic portraits, according to the wishes of the Racial Politics Office of the Nazi Party), fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1544
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GERMANY - WORLD WAR II Occupation Issues
1939-1945 collection on mostly complete sets, with Albania (Mi.1-21), Bohemia & Moravia, General Gouvernement, Elsass, Lothringen, Luxembourg, Channel Islands, Macedonia (Mi.1-8), Montenegro (Mi.1-18,20-35), all in mounts and neatly arranged on stock pages, n.h., fine-v.f., Mi.
**

Catalog Value €4,500
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1545
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS Bohemia and Moravia
1939-1945 collection on pages, issues complete, also multiples with gutters, marginal singles etc., mostly n.h., fine-v.f., Mi.
*/**

Catalog Value €700
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1546
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN
1840-1986 collection in well filled Scott's Specialty album, used or unused (often both), with 1840 1p black and 2p blue, 1847-54 Embossed Stamps, 1867 5sh rose, 1880 unused to 1sh, 1882-83 5sh watermarked Anchors (faults), 1883 1/2p-1sh unused, 1884-91 £1 values including Crowns and Orbs, Victoria Jubilee, Edward to £1 (with 2sh6p-10sh used and unused), George V 1919 Seahorses, then complete from George VI onwards, with Postage Dues, 1p and 2p Mulready envelopes (used), etc., mixed condition with faults to be expected in early issues, huge catalogue value
*O
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #1547
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GREAT BRITAIN - used abroad
1870-1900 balance of a specialized collection, including 30+ covers and FLs, GB used in Peru, St. Thomas, Mexico, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Levant etc., also loose stamps (130 items) on pages 1d-5sh adhesives, cancellations, including Malta and Gibraltar duplex cancels, Constantinople, Scarborough (Tobago), A-88 (Pacific Naval Station Petchili, China), Alexandria, Suez, "B32" (Buenos Aires), "C30" (Valparaiso), "C35" (Panama), "C37" (Caldera), St. Thomas, "C56" (Cartagena), Grey-Town (Nicaragua), Puerto Rico, "C81" (Bahia), "C82" (Pernambuco), Rio de Janeiro, Port-au-Prince, "E-88" (Aspinwall), "F-85" (Mayaguez), Smyrna, Ponce, Beirut, plus others, poor condition with faults noted, still a useful group
Envelope O
Unsold
Lot #1548
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GRENADA
1875-99 Victoria, duplicated collection on pages, with used and unused singles, shades, perf. varieties, pmks, tete-beche pairs etc., occasional flaws possible, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1549
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS GUATEMALA Air Post
1931 Exterior, inverted overprint, 700 stamps, many in blocks of four, n.h., v.f., unusual holding,
Box **
Catalog #C14b
Catalog Value $ 4,900
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1550
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS HUNGARY
1871-1976 collection on old Lindner pages and four hingeless albums, with good representation of first issue Lithographed and Engraved, used and unused, with shades, with better sets and souvenir sheets from the 1940s and 1950s, including FDR tete-beche sheetlets of four (sets of eight and two), Airpost with 1950 UPU perf. and imperf. (all n.h.), plus many others, occasional duplication, few used, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$1,150.00

Lot #1551
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS HUNGARY
1926-1944 collection in Lindner hingeless album, apparently complete with commemoratives, semi-postals, air post and souvenir sheets, all better items (Madonna set of four, Liszt souvenir sheet) included, mostly fine-v.f.
*
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1552
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS INDIA Officials
1958-71 Asokan Capital, 100 sets (all in large multiples), n.h., fine-v.f., SG
Box **
Catalog #O137-150
Catalog Value £450
Unsold
Lot #1553
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS INDONESIA
1950-1956 imperforate singles and blocks, duplicated selection of commemoratives and postage dues, 400+ stamps, unused without gum as issued (some catalogued $70 each), occasional faults, mostly fine-v.f.
Box (*)
Catalog #333/B82var,
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1554
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS INDONESIA
1968-1969 Paintings by Raden Saleh, 50r violet brown & orange, two sheets of 50 (all folded between stamps), one with design dramatically shifted to bottom, the other completely omitted (violet brown); also 30r Space Observatory, sheet of 50, half of the stamp missing orange color; plus 5+50s Fish, sheet of 80, most of the stamps missing brown color, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #731,741,B219var
Unsold
Lot #1555
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS IRAN
1903-1906 Provisional overprints, four panes of 24, also Provisoire handstamps, five used or unused panes of 12, plus two imperf. panes of 1c and 3c unused, with or without gum, total of 180 stamps, probably reprints, sold as is
Box (*)
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1556
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS IRAN
1971-75 selection of mint sheets or large multiples including Scott's No. 1615-26 (50), 1650-1661 (100), 1768-1772 (50), 1820-1830 (66), also perf. and imperf. stamps and souv. sheets from Yemen commemorating Empress Farah, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #1615/1830
Catalog Value $ 7,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1557
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS IRAN Postal Stationery
1880-1950 selection of 29 mostly unused entires and postal cards, occasional duplication, mixed condition, generally fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1558
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS IRELAND Revenue Stamps
1820-1940 carton with 100+ items, including various Revenues on documents, Banknotes, Bills of Exchange, Stock Exchange, ledgers, early pre-philatelic markings (coverfronts only), stamps of Great Britain used in Ireland (mostly Victoria), some later items, mixed condition. An interesting lot for a specialist
Unsold
Lot #1559
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ISRAEL
1948-1989 tab singles collection in three Lighthouse hingeless albums, complete and including tete-beche varieties (also 10-14 vertical gutter pairs, without tabs), souvenir sheets (Freedom from Hunger), air post and postage dues (J1-5 etc.), plus a few minor varieties. The stamps have been carefully selected for quality, all are n.h., mostly v.f. or better. An opportunity to obtain a complete quality collection of Israel tabs
**
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #1560
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ISRAEL
1949-70s collection of plate blocks (19) and tab blocks (60+) in small album, better items include Petach Tikva (l.h.), Flag and several slightly better Zodiac plate blocks, mostly n.h., few slight stains noticed, generally fine-v.f.
Box */**
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1561
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ITALIAN AREA
1945-1951 Postal History, selection of 78 covers or cards, mostly Istria, Ljubljana, Fiume, Trieste Zone B, AMG-VG etc., variety of frankings, combinations, censor markings, FDCs and others, mostly fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #1562
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ITALIAN STATES - ROMAN STATES
1852-68 large collection/stock in stock books and pages, used and unused, with pairs and strips of three, cancellations, varieties, 100+ covers, cancelled on pieces etc., mixed condition incl. faults or repairs, many with appropriate signatures or certificates, huge catalogue value
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$9,000.00

Lot #1563
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ITALY
1889-1960 collection in Lighthouse album, some early sets used, then mostly unused from the 1920s onwards with the majority being n.h., with Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Express Mail, Parcel Post, etc., better sets include Virgil, Alighieri, Garibaldi, World Cup, Bellini, Horace, Child Welfare, also Trans-Atlantic Squadron, Zeppelin, Balbo Triptychs, 205L Gronchi Rosa, 1946-51 Parcel Post including 1000L "Cavalino", etc., plus used sets (not counted), few values with some toning or other minor flaws, generally fine or better, with many items worthy of individual listing (Sass. Cat. Euro 25,500+)
*O
Price Realized
$4,000.00

Lot #1564
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS ITALIAN COLONIES
1903-1936 collection in stock book, hundreds of generally complete sets, commemoratives, semi-postals, air post and postage dues, with multi-colony sets such as Manzoni (Eritrea, Somalia, Cyrenaica and Tripolitania), Rome-Mogadiscio, Colonial Art, Tripoli Fairs, Football and others, few singles and used items from Rhodes, majority unused, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., Sass.
*

Catalog Value €33,000
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1565
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1948-1989 collection of mostly complete sets, generally in blocks of four, some larger, occasional duplication, many imperfs and unlisted varieties, gutter pairs, unissued sets, souvenir sheets, sheetlets of 10 or more, housed in five stock books and loose, n.h., fine-v.f., cat. $36,000+
Box **
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #1566
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1948-1990s balance of a dealer's stock in carton, with singles, sets, some complete sheets, moderate quantities of 10-30, some higher, including a few imperf. sets (up to 100 of each), dozens of better items (topicals including Birds, Butterflies, Mushrooms and others), also unissued items, souvenir sheets, miniature sheetlets and much more, n.h., fine-v.f., cat. $90,000+
Box **
Unsold
Lot #1567
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NORTH KOREA
1951-54 selection of 17 covers or cards, mostly commercial correspondence to Czechoslovakia, franked with perf. or imperf. adhesives, some surcharged values, also cover (with contents) and card, for use by the army personnel, occasional toning, mostly fine-v.f., scarce group
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #1568
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS LATVIA
1871-1914 collection written-up exhibition style on pages, with 28 covers and cards with Russian franking, used mostly from Riga and Libau to England, United States, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Denmark etc., with better items including three covers from Wenden, each used in combination with Imperial franking, one from Stockmannshof (used in 1892 to Riga), some censor markings, occasional flaws, generally fine-v.f., ex-Engel
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1569
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS LIECHTENSTEIN
1935-1996 collection virtually complete (without perforation varieties), with postage dues, officials, better items including 3fr Francis, 2fr Elsa, commemoratives with Sports sets, Paintings, Air Post etc., all in mounts and arranged on large stock cards. Also included are many earlier singles and sets (Scott's 90-93,111-113,B4-13,O9-10, some duplication, plus modern sets in glassines), all n.h., selected for centering, v.f.
**
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #1570
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS LUXEMBOURG
1850-1960 collection of used and unused singles and sets, with better classics, modern sets, semi-postals, Officials, German Occupation etc., also five registered covers used 1935-1938 and franked with complete sets of semi-postals, mixed condition with occasional flaws, mostly fine
*O
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1571
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS LUXEMBOURG
1850-1937 stock book, with hundreds of used and unused, with 19th Century incl. Scott's No.1 (8), 2, 7, 8, 19, 20 (5-10 of each) etc., also perforated issues, semi-postals, few souv. sheets, postage dues and officials, mixed condition, faults noted, high catalogue
*O
Unsold
Lot #1572
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS MIDDLE EAST
1957-80 Qatar and Kuwait, selection of sets in stock book, minor duplication, with QEII, some blocks of four and souvenir sheets, apparently n.h., fine-v.f., SG
**

Catalog Value £2,400
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1573
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS MIDDLE EAST
1966-70 (South Arabia) Kathiri States of Seiyun, Hadhramaut, Mahra Sultanate of Qish and Socotora, hundreds of stamps in sheets, apparently complete sets, with Olympics, Paintings, Space, etc., n.h., v.f., some listed in SG, high catalogue value
Box **
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1574
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NATAL
1857-1909 collection of hundreds, used and unused, neatly assembled on black stock cards, strength in early Victoria incl. shades, perf. varieties, overprints and surcharges, some identified by SG numbers, also Edward to 10sh, some officials etc., mixed condition, great specialist appeal
*O
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1575
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NEW ZEALAND
1874-1950 large, heavily duplicated collection in five albums, offered intact, with strength in Queen Victoria side face and Pictorial issues to 1907, also good coverage of KEVII and George V definitives, plus range of 1/2d Cook, 1d Universal and 1d Dominion, with great variety of postmarks, perf. varieties, better items including 5sh, Smiling Boy and others, mixed condition, good potential for research and expansion
*O
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1576
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NEW ZEALAND
1898-1977 collection on Scott's specialty pages, with 675 stamps, mostly hinged pre-1945, then n.h., with 1898 5sh, Edward and George V sets to 1sh, then mostly complete from George VI onwards, with Postal Fiscals 1940 to £1, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues, Officials including 1940 set and QEII, Life Insurance 1947-65, Ross Dependencies, etc., some toning affecting earlier stamps, generally fine-v.f. and clean collection, Scott's cat. value of $4,000++
*/**
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1577
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS NORWAY
1980-2004 collection on Lighthouse hingeless album pages, issues apparently complete, including scarce definitives (1992-1995), with all paper varieties, souvenir sheets, booklets etc., n.h., v.f.
**
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1578
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS PALESTINE
1918-1942 duplicated collection/accumulation on stock cards, used and unused singles (including No.1), also later issues with multiples, control number blocks of four and larger, shades, cancels etc., mixed condition, mostly fine. Owner's (2002 SG)
*O

Catalog Value £5,500
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1579
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS PALESTINE
1918-45 dealer's stock in album, mostly unused, many n.h., incl. Postage Due and Revenues, many unlisted varieties and shades, incl. broken type, with some blocks, much duplication, few faults to be expected, mostly fine lot,
**O
Catalog #SG 3/D20
Catalog Value £4,500
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1580
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS POLAND
1633-1864 collection of 53 different stampless covers, mostly written up exhibition style on pages, variety of postmarks and markings, with earliest being incoming letter to Archimado Guidoni in Posnania (16.5.1633), others include letters to "his Excellency Monsieur the Count de Dzuli, Grand Equerry to his Majesty the late King of Poland, duke of Lorraine etc." (1773-1775); 1859 embossed cover used in USA to "Warsaw, Wyoming", others include bilingual markings Slupce, Kielce, Wilkowicze, Siedlce, Kielce, Czestochowa, Plock, "Alexota 14 September" (envelope with contents), Brzesc, Suwalki, Siedlice and Lublin, all in red (some used during Napoleonic period), others include blue "Daleszyce", bilingual "Stoczek", embroidered ladies' cover from Lublin, via Warszawa and Berlin to Lauenburg, plus many others. One of the letters was sent 7.10.1864 from Warsaw to Konstanty Gorski, visiting professor of Polish Literature in Brussels. The letter was delivered two days later, having traveled by train and coach via Berl
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1581
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS POLAND
1817-1870 carton with 500+ stampless letters, all labeled and neatly packaged in plastic pochettes, with various pre-philatelic markings from Russian Occupied Poland (70), balance Prussia and Galicia, many interesting markings (example "Interest Rzadowy" "Sluzba Ciwilna Rzadowa") and handstamps, some bilingual, many used to France, Germany and Austria, England, Italy etc., clean and generally fine-v.f. group (many priced individually $30-$50)
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1582
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS POLAND
1860-1917 Russian Stamps used in Poland, balance of the collection, mostly written up on album pages, many stamps and 85+ folded letters and cards, variety of frankings and origins, numeral and town cancels, many similar to those offered individually in this sale, also 65 stampless covers (ex-Bojanowicz), mixed condition, with usual faults noted, generally fine, interesting and valuable collection
Envelope
Price Realized
$6,500.00

Lot #1583
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS POLAND
1928-1948 balance of a consignment, with Warszawa souvenir sheet of two (Scott's No.251) l.h., also FDR, Kosciuszko set of three, plus souv. sheet (C26A-D,d) n.h., plus WWII Underground proofs, Generalgouvernment complete n.h. (without souv. sheets), Woldenberg proofs from defaced plates, two Ghettopost items, plus 1989 unissued Korczynski block of four, fine-v.f. lot
*/**
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1584
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS POLAND
1950s-80s box with 400 covers and cards, various frankings, with some Soviet Union included, registered mail to USA (addressed to Kolakowski) etc., mixed condition
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1585
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS PORTUGAL
1810-1846 stampless letters, selection of 19, many different including Napoleonic era letter from a French soldier sent from Valladolid to Valencia with red "Bau Gal Arm. De Portugal" handstamp, other with markings from Lisbon (1812) to London, Vianna do Minho, Lisboa to Genova, Valencia to Porto, Figueroa, Coimbra, Braga, Barcelona to Porto, numerous transits and forwarding markings, "Via di Nizza" and others. In addition, there are two stationery cards, one used in 1889 from Funchal to Hamburg, other in 1903 from Angra to Amsterdam, as well as a 1917 censored cover from Ponta Delgado to USA, mostly fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1586
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS POSTCARDS
1900s selection of 10 Paoli & Fiecchi postcards, greenish black, including Greece (1896 Olympics), USA, Austria (Mercury), German East Africa, Italian Philatelic Circus, Private Post etc., unused, fresh, fine-v.f., rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1587
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS RUSSIA
1858-1971 collection of 6,700+ used and unused stamps and 95 souvenir sheets, in 10 home-made albums, singles and sets, some multiples and duplication, few better items, generally fine or better, high catalogue value
*O
Price Realized
$1,700.00

Lot #1588
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS RUSSIA
1931-1935 selection of mostly complete sets on cards, with better items (some duplication) such as Spartacist Games, Anti-War and Metro sets, Commissars, Air Post (including two Moscow-San Francisco surcharges), plus others. Condition varies from n.h. to hinge removed and regummed, generally fine-v.f. There are also a number of singles, with some higher values. A useful lot
*(*)**
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #1589
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS RUSSIA - Postal History
1775-1871 small box in plastic pochettes, neatly packaged and labeled, with stampless letters (76) from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Tiflis, Tambov, Riga, Odessa and others, also FLs (73), various destinations and frankings, many with single 10k, sent to Finland, France, Norway (Christiania), Belgium, Italy (Genova), etc., also used in Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine etc., some interesting items, worth careful examination
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1590
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS RUSSIA - Postal History
1900-1925 small box with 120+ covers and cards, occasional Imperial items, mostly Civil War, including Wrangel Army, South Russia, Siberia, also Russian Levant with usages in Beirut, Jerusalem, Constantinople, Trebizond and others, two covers from Wenden, plus Ukraine and miscellaneous items (Russia No.1 cancel removed). An interesting lot
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1591
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS RUSSIA - Postal History
1910-1950 accumulation of hundreds in small box, strength in Inflation covers (many addressed to Dr. Brender), RSFSR with interesting frankings, Soviet Issues, propaganda stationery cards from the 1930s (mostly airpost and Zeppelin related) Air Post, some modern items, plus some stamps including Hungary, interesting lot, worth careful inspection
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1592
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SAAR
1920-1956 collection on pages and cards, used and unused, with semi-postals, selection of 1947-48 errors and varieties, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1593
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SAUDI ARABIA
1916-25 collection on pages, used and unused, with better overprints, postage dues etc., occasional toning, mostly fine-v.f., signed Champion etc.
*O
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1594
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SAUDI ARABIA
1924-25 Hejaz and Nedj, collection of almost 800 stamps including unused singles, blocks and larger multiples, written-up exhibition style on pages, with dozens of varieties, double and inverted overprints, inverted centers, perforation varieties, misperfs and much more, some with Peter Holcombe certificates, generally fine-v.f.
Box *
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #1595
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SCANDINAVIA
1945-1980 balance of a consignment in two cartons, most of the value is in the collection of Greenland, with Scott's No.1-40, n.h., fine-v.f., also shoeboxes with hundreds of modern FDCs
Envelope **
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1596
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SEYCHELLES
1861-1932 balance of the Barry Fletcher collection, loose and partly written up on pages, including 40+ perforated stamps of Mauritius used in Seychelles ("B64" cancels), selection of 1893-1901 surcharges, with various plates and minor varieties identified, 1902 Provisionals used and unused, also four blocks of four, KEVII with three "slotted frame" varieties, George V with used singles and sets, also multiples, some reference material etc., mixed condition but generally fine or better, a nice lot for a specialist of this area
*O
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1597
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SLOVENIA
1941 Italian Occupation, Second Provisional Issue, collection of 10 postal checks, franked with Ljubljana surcharges, different frankings, censor markings and dates, fine-v.f., interesting lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1598
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SOMALIA
1903-35 issues, collection of used and unused singles and sets, neatly arranged in small stock book, with many better items incl. postage dues and parcel post, occasional toning as always, mostly fine-v.f.
*O
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1599
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SOUTH AFRICAN HOMELANDS
1976-1994 Bophuthatswana and Venda, large, presumably complete and specialized collection in hingeless albums and loose, housed in two cartons, with singles, plate blocks, souvenir sheets, booklets, presentation sheets, postal stationery and FDCs, Maximum Cards and other specialty items, fine-v.f.
Envelope **
Unsold
Lot #1600
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SPAIN - CIVIL WAR ISSUES
1936-1938 Republican and Nationalist, collection of 350+ covers, or cards, neatly written exhibition style up on pages, various rates and censor markings (Logrono, Burgos, Victoria, Torrelavega, Zaragoza, Leon, Tolosa, Badajoz, Mallorca, Valencia, Vigo, Huelva), many used in combination with local issues of Orense, Logrono, Zaragoza, Cadiz, Seville and others, some with the required Charity Stamps (Frio, Huelva, Granada, Vinebra), Revenue Tax stamps and more. The covers are well researched with respect to rates and destinations, many better items including internal air mail cover sent by a Nationalist soldier from the Epila sector with a Mallorca Regiment (apparently only one known), other soldiers mail, Spanish State issues (Granada, Scott's No.617 on cover to Seville) foreign destinations include England, Cuba, Romania, Algeria, France, Germany, Argentina, Austria, Puerto Rico, Southern Rhodesia, Norway, Portugal, Colombia, Netherlands, Japan, United States, Philippines, Tangier, Panama, Italy, Switzerland,
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1601
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SWITZERLAND
1850-1960 dealer's stock of thousands of mostly unused singles and sets in glassine envelopes, with some 19th Century including imperf. issues, also 1880-1900 Helvetia to 3fr, Numerals etc.; strength in 20th Century including regular issues such as William Tell, 1920s Coat of Arms, Landscapes, Pro Patria and Pro Juventute, Air Post, Officials, souvenir sheets; various quantities, many better stamps including high value Pax, blocks of four, etc. A wonderful holding, seldom offered in such original, unpicked state, substantial catalogue value
*O
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1602
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS SWITZERLAND Soldiers' Stamps
1939-1945 comprehensive collection of 2,700+ different, generally unused stamps, mounted on small, specially prepared pages. Also included is a dealer's stock with moderate quantities of used and unused stamps and souvenir sheets (these have been catalogued in the specially prepared handbook (included) for SFr 20,000+), fine-v.f. A nice collection of these seldom offered stamps
Box *O
Price Realized
$3,750.00

Lot #1603
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS TASMANIA
1870-91 balance of a specialized collection on pages, used and unused, including multiples, two covers, cancellations, varieties, some better items, generally fine
*O
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1604
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS TRIESTE
1861-1975 postal history of Trieste, six-volume collection written up on pages, hundreds of covers and folded letters, with 60+ stampless letters to and from Trieste, variety of transit markings, TPOs, later picture postcards, maritime mail ("Puglia" ship cachet and more), Lloyd ship markings (col Lloyd da Trieste, Trieste col Vapore etc), FL from Malta 1858 to Trieste (franked with GB 3x2p), some Greece-related items, foreign letter rates, Austrian adhesives incl. 1850 first issue frankings used from Trieste, later issues included, with registered and censored mail (WWI), some modern items of collateral interest, many signed and with Raybaudi certificates, mixed condition, many better items of considerable merit
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1605
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS UKRAINE
1946 Displaced Persons Camps in Italy, selection including Rimini imperf. blocks, souvenir sheets, proofs, singles, also Regensburg and some others
Box *
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1606
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS VIETNAM
1951-84 Proofs, Essays and varieties, duplicated selection of hundreds in a small stock book, with many imperforate varieties, trial colors, missing and double impressions, unissued and unfinished designs, few souv. sheets, few used, others unused, with or without gum as issued, generally fine-v.f., interesting and unusual group
Box P
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1607
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1850-1970 balance of a consignment in carton, four Lindner albums, with a collections of Luxembourg, better classics and sets included, Netherlands (2), also World Refugee year, mixed condition, mostly fine
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Unsold
Lot #1608
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1860-1920 balance of a consignment on stock cards, singles and a few covers, both 19th and 20th Century, with France, Italian States, United States, better Colombia including locals, bisects on cover, local issues, used and unused, mixed condition with faults and toning, but high catalogue value
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1609
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1860-1960 dealer's show stock, many hundreds of mostly unused singles and sets from European countries, Great Britain and British Commonwealth, South America and Asia, with many better items (no high value classics or doubtful items) cataloguing up to $850+ (Naba souvenir sheet, Japan Flying Geese, Korea US Friendship souvenir sheet, G.B. Seahorses, definitive sets and many others), occasional varieties, few unlisted items, truly a wide range of issues, minor duplication, mixed condition, with few minor flaws, condition generally fine or better. An excellent lot, with solid break-up value, owner's catalogue $100,000+
*O
Price Realized
$10,500.00

Lot #1610
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1889-1980 single property offered intact, thousands of used and unused singles and sets, many on lot sheets, others in glassine envelopes, collection balances etc., some better United States, Australia, Canada, mixed condition, housed in four cartons
*O
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1611
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1922-1992 balance of a consignment, collections on White Ace or Lighthouse album pages, mostly complete sets, l.h. or n.h., with Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, France, Netherlands, Ireland, Europa (including 1956 Luxembourg), Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, also sheets from Japan and Luxembourg, fine-v.f.
Box */**
Unsold
Lot #1612
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1940-1956 collection of hundreds of mostly complete sets and souvenir sheets, neatly arranged in 60+ presentation booklets prepared by various countries for the Postal Congress in Ottawa (1957). Included are the popular Birds sets from both Austria and Monaco, Ireland (St. Patrick sets), Indonesia (overprints), Belgium and Belgian Congo, Portugal and Colonies (Macao), Great Britain and Colonies (Castles and Postage dues to £1), Germany, Yugoslavia, India, Pakistan, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Cambodia, France, Norway and many others, in some cases two of each, stamps are either lightly hinged or never hinged, with occasional postal stationery and special uncatalogued items; contents include older and in many cases better items, meant to be presented as gifts to international delegates to the Congress. In addition, there are sets (new issues from 2000-2002) in glassine envelopes, plus miscellaneous items, generally fine-v.f. (owner's catalogue Scott's 2009)
*/**

Catalog Value $ 22,000
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #1613
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1950s-70s dealer's stock/remainder of mostly complete sets, generally in sheets, housed in three cartons, quantities of 100-1,000, with Argentina, Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Iran, Laos, Burma, Gambia, United Nations, Portuguese Colonies, Germany, Paraguay, Panama, Israel, Nepal, Russia, Spain, France (booklets), Lundy Islands, Germany DDR (propaganda forgeries), Yugoslavia, Indonesia and many others, some interesting and useful material, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **

Catalog Value $ 100,000
Unsold
Lot #1614
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1960s-70s carton with hundreds of complete sets, souvenir sheets and booklets, mostly Greece, Netherlands and Netherlands Colonies (Surinam, Antilles etc.), Liechtenstein, Switzerland, also Republic of China (Taiwan), Korea, British Commonwealth, United Nations etc., quantities 1-10 of each, many sets cataloging $25+, much topical appeal, all purchased as new issues, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1615
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE TOPICALS
1960s-80s balance of a consignment, with imperf. and gummed trial color proofs (75+), artist signed die proofs (4) etc., mostly former French Colonies incl. Gabon, Senegal, Benin, Monaco, Comores, also Djibouti 1980 imperf. sheets of 25 (Scott's No. C124,125,132), plus two original drawings for the Space Issue prepared for one of the Trucial States. Also included are imperf. gutter sheets of 12 (60 stamps), progressive proofs from Tanzania, prepared in 1986 for Chess and Rotary issue (rare); Gabon 1982 Football, three imperf. sheets of 50, etc., v.f.
Box **P
Unsold
Lot #1616
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE TOPICALS
1960s-80s Independent Africa, wholesale stock of five different sets in large quantities - Chad 1969 Paintings etc. (Scott's 205-10), 1,600 sets (in sheetlets of 8); overprinted "Noel 1971" in gold (244A-F), 800 sets (in sheetlets of 8); Guinea 1960 Independence (203-204), 5,000 sets (sheets of 50) 1983 Handicapped (850-51), 5,000 sets (sheets of 40); Medicine (852-58), 450 sets (sheets of 20), n.h., v.f.,
Box **

Catalog Value $ 83,000
Unsold
Lot #1617
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE TOPICALS
1970s-80s selection of issues, 17 different imperf. sheets from Gabon, also four imperf. souv. sheets, all complete sets, with U.S. Bicentennial (C178-180), Winter Olympics (C174-75) and others, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Unsold
Lot #1618
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS Americana on Stamps
1960s-70s United States Presidents, dealer's stock of 9 different sheetlets from Montserrat, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Trucial States, quantities per 500 of each, neatly packaged, n.h., v.f., catalogue/retail value $40,000+
Box **
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1619
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS British Royalty - Princess Diana
1981 Montserrat, Royal Wedding, 1,000 complete sets in uncut sheetlets, original post office packs, n.h., v.f. (SG RW2, £22,000)
Box **
Catalog #465-470
Catalog Value $ 19,550
Unsold
Lot #1620
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS British Royalty - Princess Diana
1981 Montserrat, Royal Wedding, 500 complete sets in uncut sheets of multiples panes, plus se-tenant tete-beche sheets, with overprinted issue included, all in original post office packs, n.h., v.f. (catalogue value for individual stamps)
Box **
Catalog #465-470,573/79
Catalog Value $ 50,850
Unsold
Lot #1621
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS Famous People
1930s-80s Military Leaders, stock of over 75 different sets and souvenir sheets, quantities of 25 each, housed in carton, with U.S. plate blocks, Colombia, Libya, French Africa, Middle East, Laos and South America, several errors and unlisted imperfs included, n.h., fine-v.f., high catalogue value
Box **
Unsold
Lot #1622
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS Paintings and Art on Stamps
1960s-70s Famous Nudes, by Renoir, Rubens, Gauguin, Rembrandt, Ingres, Delacroix, Cezanne, Manet etc., selection of 19 different items in quantities of 500 of each, perf. and imperf. sets and souvenir sheets, mostly Gulf States (Ajman, Manama), also Equatorial Guinea, all catalogued in Michel (inventory listing available on request), Mi.
Box **

Catalog Value €78,750
Unsold
Lot #1623
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS Space
1964-1996 collection in stock book, 164 mostly different, usually imperforate stamps, apparently complete sets, plus 52 souvenir sheets or epreuves de luxe, most are from French Africa, occasional duplication possible, n.h., v.f.
**P
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1624
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS Sports
1940s-60s selection of 11 different artist signed die proofs from St. Pierre & Miquelon, Upper Volta (3), Gabon (2), Niger (5), also Monaco, imperf. deluxe sheet, v.f.
P
Unsold
Lot #1625
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1870-1960s balance of a consignment, hundreds of covers and cards in carton (banker's box), with flights, commercial usages, occasional FDCs, better items include Reunion C1 on flown cover, Ballon Monte, Rocket flight card, a stack of high franking Ryukyu registered covers used by the Philatelic Agency to send new issues to a subscriber and much more
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #1626
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1890-1955 small box with 80+ mostly better items, with China, Central Lithuania, Netherlands and Colonies, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, WWII Occupation covers from Bohemia and Moravia, Slovakia, also Belgian Congo, Campione, Bulgaria, Danzig (Luposta Zeppelin cover), Cambodia and others, interesting and worthwhile group
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1627
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1893-1960 balance of a consignment, 150 United States and Foreign covers and cards, with better franking, Flight and Zeppelin dispatches, Germany, Austria, France, Liechtenstein, Italian area, occasional British Commonwealth, Canada, etc., useful lot, worth careful inspection
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1628
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1950-80 First Day Covers from Germany and Berlin, Saar and Liechtenstein, all unaddressed and cacheted, neatly stored in glassines, with many better items, high catalogue value (some cataloguing in Michel Euro 400+), v.f. and clean lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #1629
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1970-2000 balance of a consignment, hundreds of covers and cards in three cartons (banker's boxes), mostly modern commercial mail and FDCs, with Great Britain, Baltic Countries, Sweden etc. Also an accumulation of 1939-1944 Bohemia and Moravia with overprints, attached blank fields, plate number singles etc. (this part catalogues Euro 3,200 in Michel)
Envelope
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #1630
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY Zeppelin Flights
1929-36 balance of a consignment, 60+ covers and cards, with mostly Germany, also United States, Luxembourg, Brazil, Colombia, Lichtenstein, Austria, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy, Finland, Danzig, Egypt etc., various flights, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1631
LARGE LOTS & COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY Rocket Mail
1936 Rocket stamps prepared for TIPEX (Third International Philatelic Exhibition), with one complete imperf. combination sheetlet of 10, two perforated tete-beche sheetlets of 12, additional 54 perf. or imperf. stamps including overprinted pairs, imperf. triangles, plus picture postcard with a red label, as well as a 1960 Polaris Missile cover. In addition, there are four covers, including 1930 Gordon Bennett cacheted cover, autographed by Lt. Commander Charles E. Rosendahl; Zeppelin cover 1929 USA to Tokyo (defective), two Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans-Arctic covers, mixed franking USA/Norway and USA/Great Britain, fine lot
Box Envelope *
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #2001
United States 1847 Issue
1847 5c brown, unused with original gum which is lightly hinged, brilliant color, full to large margins all around, lightly creased and faint translucency, still v.f., with 1973 PFC ("genuine, lightly creased"),
*
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $ 6,750
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #2002
United States 1847 Issue
1847 10c black, double transfer type "C" (double transfer in "X" at lower left and lower right), margins all around, regummed, with 1971 and 1989 PFCs stating "unused" and brand new 2015 PFC stating "used Scott 2var, with manuscript cancel removed"
O
Catalog #2var
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #2003
United States 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue
1875 5c red brown, without gum as issued, margins all around, tiny inclusions, fine, with 1980 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $ 825
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2004
United States 1875 Reproduction of the 1847 Issue
1875 10c black, unused without gum as issued, margins all around, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #4
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #2005
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type Ib, pos.8R1E, unused without gum, usual margins touching at left and bottom, bright color, a fine example of this extremely rare unused stamp, with 1976, 1988 and 2015 PFCs. Type Ib was produced only as imperforate issue and less than five unused examples have been recorded to date,
(*)
Catalog #5A
Catalog Value $ 12,000
Price Realized
$9,000.00

Lot #2006
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type II, unused, slightly disturbed original gum, margins all around, deep color, fine stamp, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #7
Catalog Value $ 1,050
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #2007
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IIIa, unused, part original gum, ample margins except just in at bottom, fine, with 1990 and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #8A
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$2,000.00

Lot #2008
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, unused, slightly disturbed original gum, large margins all around, showing portions of adjoining stamp at top, trivial diagonal crease at right center, still v.f., with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #9
Catalog Value $ 750
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #2009
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c red brown, unused without gum, full to clear margins all around, fresh and fine, rare unused stamp, with 1962 and 2015 PFCs,
(*)
Catalog #12
Catalog Value $ 11,000
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #2010
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type I, unused without gum, full to clear margins all around, beautiful color and sharp impression, fine, with 1984 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #13
Catalog Value $ 8,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #2011
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type II, unused, disturbed original gum, large margins all around, beautiful color, natural paper fold, still v.f., with 1978 PFC,
*
Catalog #14
Catalog Value $ 5,000
Unsold
Lot #2012
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type I, unused, part original gum, large margins all around, fresh and v.f., with 1975 PFC, ex-Coulter,
*
Catalog #15
Catalog Value $ 5,000
Price Realized
$1,250.00

Lot #2013
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type IV, pos.74L1, unused, part original gum, margins clear all around, beautiful color, with clear 1955 and 1982 PFC (stating "slight soiling and part o.g."). A fine example of what is certainly one the of rarest of all classic United States unused stamps,
*
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $ 35,000
Price Realized
$11,000.00

Lot #2014
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 12c black, unused with original gum, h.r., margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at left, small corner creases, otherwise fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #17
Catalog Value $ 6,250
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2015
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, Type I, lightly hinged original gum, nice color, few usual short perfs and faint stain, otherwise fine, with clear 1980 PFC,
*
Catalog #18
Catalog Value $ 2,100
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2016
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, type Ia, pos. 97L4, "Curl on Shoulder" variety, unused without gum, usual centering, fine example of this rare stamp, with 1981 and 2015 PFCs (catalogue value for variety with gum is $45,000)
(*)
Catalog #19var
Catalog Value $ 20,000
Price Realized
$6,000.00

Lot #2017
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, type II, unused without gum, centered to bottom, fresh and fine stamp, with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #20
Catalog Value $ 375
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #2018
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, type III, unused without gum, minute thin spot and light stain at bottom, otherwise fine, with clear1972 PFC for a block of four from which this stamp originated,
(*)
Catalog #21
Catalog Value $ 7,000
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2019
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, Type IIIa, unused, part original gum, faint stain, irregular perfs at left, otherwise fine, with 1976 PFC,
*
Catalog #22
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2020
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 1c blue, type IV, unused, part original gum, usual centering, pulled perf. at top, otherwise fine, with 1985 and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #23
Catalog Value $ 10,000
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2021
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 3c rose, Type I, unused with original gum, heavy h.r., pretty color, usual centering, fine, with 1979 PFC,
*
Catalog #25
Catalog Value $ 2,750
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #2022
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 5c brick red, lightly hinged original gum, usual centering, beautiful color, a fresh and fine example of this rare stamp in completely sound condition, with 1974 and 2015 PFCs. Approximately twenty stamps with original gum have been documented (allowing for duplicate offerings and excluding the one known original-gum block). Of those, about half had perfs touching on two sides or were deeply cut into on one side. Almost two-thirds have small faults or stains. An undercatalogued original gum stamp,
*
Catalog #27
Catalog Value $ 80,000
Price Realized
$30,000.00

Lot #2023
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 5c red brown, unused with original gum, small h.r., well centered for this difficult issue, really just in at top, deep rich color, a fresh and fine example of this rarity, with 1975 and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #28
Catalog Value $ 60,000
Price Realized
$20,000.00

Lot #2024
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 5c brown, small h.r., nice color, usual centering, pencil notation on reverse, fine, with 1989 PFC,
*
Catalog #29
Catalog Value $ 5,500
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #2025
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 10c green, Type I, unused without gum, beautiful color, centered to left, a fine example of this rare unused stamp, with 1974 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #31
Catalog Value $ 11,500
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #2026
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 10c green, type II, lightly hinged, well centered for this tight margined issue, rich impression, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #32
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$4,250.00

Lot #2027
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 10c green, type III, h.r., nice color, crease ending in a small sealed tear at bottom right, tiny thin spot, fine appearance, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #33
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #2028
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 10c green, type IV, pos. 86L1, recut at top, unused without gum, centered to top, slight soiling and blunted perforations at top, otherwise fine, with 1976 and 2015 PFCs,
(*)
Catalog #34
Catalog Value $ 20,000
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #2029
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 12c black, Plate I, unused without gum, fine, with 1979 Friedl certificate,
(*)
Catalog #36
Catalog Value $ 575
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #2030
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 24c gray lilac, l.h., nice impression, faint corner crease at lower left, well centered, fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #37
Catalog Value $ 1,400
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #2031
United States 1857-61 Issue
1857 30c orange, small h.r., bright color, usual centering, tiny natural inclusion, fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #38
Catalog Value $ 2,150
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #2032
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 3c rose pink, l.h., well centered, tiny inclusions, v.f., with 1980 and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #64b
Catalog Value $ 600
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #2033
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 3c lake, h.r., beautiful color, fresh and fine, with 1975 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #66TC6
Catalog Value $ 2,000
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #2034
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c buff, small h.r., fresh color, centered to top, fine example of this rare unused stamp, with clear 1972 and 2015 PFCs, the latter mentioning "tiny corner perforation crease at top left,"
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Catalog #67
Catalog Value $ 27,500
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #2035
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 90c blue, unused, traces of gum, fresh color, fine, with 1972 PFC (catalogue value for unused without gum)
(*)
Catalog #72
Catalog Value $ 1,300
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #2036
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c red brown, unused without gum, light vertical crease, otherwise v.f., with 1986 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #75
Catalog Value $ 2,200
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #2037
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c brown, unused, small part original gum, nice color, tiny tear at top left, fine appearance, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #76
Catalog Value $ 1,400
Unsold
Lot #2038
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 15c black, unused, small part original gum, fresh and well centered, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #77
Catalog Value $ 4,750
Price Realized
$2,200.00

Lot #2039
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 24c lilac, l.h., well centered for this difficult issue, trace of gum residue at top left, still fresh and fine stamp, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #78
Catalog Value $ 2,750
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2040
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 24c gray, unused without gum, fine, with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #78b
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2041
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 1c blue, F.Grill, unused, disturbed original gum, fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #92
Catalog Value $ 3,000
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2042
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 5c brown, F. Grill, unused without gum, nice color, misplaced printing ink line at bottom right, fine, with 197 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #95
Catalog Value $ 1,300
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #2043
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 10c green, F. Grill, unused without gum, nice color, fine, with 1994 and 2015 PFCs,
(*)
Catalog #96
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #2044
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, F.Grill, unused without gum, fine, with 1986 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #97
Catalog Value $ 1,100
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #2045
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 15c black, F.Grill, unused without gum, nice color, fine, with 1994 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #98
Catalog Value $ 1,600
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #2046
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 24c gray lilac, F. Grill, small h.r., sharp impression, fine, with 1989 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #99
Catalog Value $ 8,500
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #2047
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 30c orange, F. Grill, unused without gum, small diagonal crease at lower right, otherwise fine, with clear 1975 and 2015 PFCs,
(*)
Catalog #100
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #2048
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 90c blue, F. Grill, unused, large part original gum, wide margins, fine. A rare stamp, with 1980 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #101
Catalog Value $ 14,500
Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #2049
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 6c ultramarine, unused (regummed), well centered, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #115
Catalog Value $ 950
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2050
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 10c yellow, slightly disturbed original gum, well centered, tiny thin speck, nice color, v.f. appearance, with clear 1972 (part o.g.) and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #116
Catalog Value $ 2,000
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #2051
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c brown and blue, type I, small h.r., few toned perforations and gum soak, otherwise fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #118
Catalog Value $ 9,500
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2052
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c ultramarine, type II, h.r., nice color, fresh and fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #119
Catalog Value $ 3,250
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #2053
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 24c green & violet, unused without gum, tiny thin spot, otherwise fine, with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #120
Catalog Value $ 2,800
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #2054
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 30c ultramarine & carmine, unused (regummed), fine, with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #121
Catalog Value $ 1,750
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2055
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 90c carmine rose & black, unused, part original gum, good color, fine, with 1976 and 2015 PFCs,
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Catalog #122
Catalog Value $ 12,000
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #2056
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 1c ultramarine, l.h., fresh color, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #134
Catalog Value $ 2,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #2057
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 2c red brown, slightly disturbed original gum, well centered, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #135
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #2058
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 6c carmine, Split Grill variety, h.r., reperforated at right, fine, with clear 1974 and 2015 PFCs, the latter stating "reperforated at right,"
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Catalog #137var
Catalog Value $ 5,250
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #2059
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 7c vermilion, H.Grill, slightly disturbed original gum, nice color, fine, with 1976 (stating "unused, o.g.") and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #138
Catalog Value $ 4,250
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2060
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 10c brown, unused without gum, fresh color, fine, with 1980 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #139
Catalog Value $ 2,550
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2061
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 12c dull violet, unused with full original gum, h.r., fresh color, a fine sound example of this rare unused stamp, only a handful exist with original gum, with 1985 and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #140
Catalog Value $ 27,500
Price Realized
$11,000.00

Lot #2062
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 15c orange, unused without gum, bright color, fine, with 1979 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #141
Catalog Value $ 2,500
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #2063
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 30c black, unused without gum, rich color, inconsequential corner perf. crease at upper left, mentioned for accuracy's sake, otherwise a fine example of this unused stamp, with clear 1981 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #143
Catalog Value $ 7,500
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #2064
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 90c carmine, unused with full original gum, h.r., beautiful color, fresh and fine example of this rare unused stamp, with 1983 and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #144
Catalog Value $ 25,000
Unsold
Lot #2065
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 12c dull violet, unused without gum, few short perforations, otherwise fine, with 2015 PFC,
(*)
Catalog #151
Catalog Value $ 1,100
Unsold
Lot #2066
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 24c purple, disturbed, part original gum, nicely centered, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #153
Catalog Value $ 1,800
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #2067
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 30c black, small h.r., wide margins, minor stain at bottom, otherwise fine, with 1976 (clear) and 2015 PFCs,
*
Catalog #154
Catalog Value $ 7,500
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #2068
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1870 90c dark carmine, unused, with traces of gum, beautiful color, tiny thin spot, fine appearance, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #155
Catalog Value $ 5,000
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #2069
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1873 7c orange vermilion, unused, partly disturbed original gum, fresh color, fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #160
Catalog Value $ 1,150
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #2070
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1873 10c brown, h.r., fine, with 2015 PFC,
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Catalog #161
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2071
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1873 12c blackish violet, unused, large part original gum, deep color, fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #162
Catalog Value $ 2,400
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #2072
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1873 30c gray black, unused, slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, rich color, fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #165
Catalog Value $ 4,000
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #2073
United States 1870-73 Banknote Issues
1873 90c rose carmine, h.r., beautiful color, fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #166
Catalog Value $ 2,250
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #2074
United States 1875-79 Banknote Issues
1879 10c brown, with Secret Mark, unused, large part original gum, faint horizontal crease at top and pulled perf. at bottom left , still fine, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #188
Catalog Value $ 1,800
Unsold
Lot #2075
United States 1875-79 Banknote Issues
1879 30c full black, h.r., well centered, tiny thin spot, otherwise v.f., with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #190
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #2076
United States 1875-79 Banknote Issues
1879 90c carmine, small h.r., nicely centered within wide margins, fresh color, v.f. and beautiful stamp, with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #191
Catalog Value $ 2,000
Price Realized
$2,200.00

Lot #2077
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1882 5c yellow brown, l.h., fresh and well centered, with graded (VF-XF85) PFC,
*
Catalog #205
Catalog Value $ 330
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #2078
United States 1881-1888 Banknote Issues
1882 90c purple, heavy h.r., nice color, v.f., with 2015 PFC,
*
Catalog #218
Catalog Value $ 900
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #2079
United States 1890-93 Issue
1890 90c orange, never hinged, bright color, with 2015 PFC, graded (Fine 70),
**
Catalog #229
Catalog Value $ 525
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #2080
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue
1893 1c deep blue, top margin plate number block of six, l.h., nicely centered, slight perf. separations at top, v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #230
Catalog Value $ 450
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #2081
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue
1893 3c green, bottom margin plate number block of eight, n.h., nicely centered, one stamp with heavy gum skip, few natural inclusions, still v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #232
Catalog Value $ 2,100
Price Realized