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

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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

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