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Lot #3501

VATICAN CITY

1934 surcharges, 1,30 on 1,25L blue, thin surcharge, prepared but never issued, cancelled on piece by 17.9.34 postmark, v.f., signed A.Diena, etc., with 2005 "Grande Rarita" Raybaudi cert. Only 100 of this sample surcharge were printed and erroneously sold by the Post Office, only a few used examples known to still exist (Sass. 36A, cat. Euro 20,000)
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Catalog #36a
Catalog Value $16,000

$7,000.00

Approx: £5,366.12 €6,197.50
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Minimum $7,500.00

Lot #3502

VATICAN CITY

1935 Juridical Congress, complete set n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #41-46
Catalog Value $1,045

$230.00

Approx: £176.32 €203.63
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Minimum $240.00

Lot #3503

VATICAN CITY

1935 Juridical Congress, complete set n.h., v.f.,
**
Catalog #41-46
Catalog Value $1,046

$230.00

Approx: £176.32 €203.63
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Minimum $240.00

Lot #3504

VATICAN CITY

1946 C.20 on 5c gray, surcharge inverted, block of four, n.h., v.f., signed Raybaudi (Sass.Euro 6,400)
Box **
Catalog #102a
Catalog Value $3,900

$450.00

Approx: £344.97 €398.41
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Minimum $475.00

Lot #3505

VATICAN CITY Semi-Postals

1933 Holy Year, 75c+15c green and 80c+20c ultramarine, trial color die proofs, v.f., rare
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Catalog #B2P,3P

$1,400.00

Approx: £1,073.22 €1,239.50
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Minimum $1,500.00

Lot #3506

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1930 (17 Jan) first flight cover from Rome to Beirut, Syria, special triangular cachet, with arrival pmk, only 10 carried (Longhi 2058)
Envelope

$280.00

Approx: £214.64 €247.90
$
Minimum $290.00

Lot #3507

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1931 (16 Jan) special first flight card from Rome to Venice, with arrival pmk, only 12 carried (Longhi 2305)
Envelope

$180.00

Approx: £137.99 €159.36
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Minimum $190.00

Lot #3508

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1931 (15 Jan) special first flight card from Rome to Argirocastro, Albania, sent via Brindisi, with Ojindkaster arrival pmk, only 63 carried (Longhi 2310)
Envelope

$140.00

Approx: £107.32 €123.95
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Minimum $150.00

Lot #3509

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1931 (15 Jan) special first flight card from Rome to Valona, Albania, with arrival pmk, only 76 carried (Longhi 2309)
Envelope

$140.00

Approx: £107.32 €123.95
$
Minimum $150.00

Lot #3510

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1931 (27 June) first flight cover from Rome to Alexandria, Egypt, v.f., with special cachet in red, only 25 carried (Longhi 2416)
Envelope

$230.00

Approx: £176.32 €203.63
$
Minimum $240.00

Lot #3511

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1932 (5 May) first flight cover from Rome to Zurich, with arrival pmk, only 14 carried (Longhi 2652)
Envelope

$230.00

Approx: £176.32 €203.63
$
Minimum $240.00

Lot #3512

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1933 (31 May) first flight cover from Rome to Berlin, attractive franking, with appropriate markings, minor toning, with arrival pmk, only 48 carried (Longhi 2844)
Envelope

$140.00

Approx: £107.32 €123.95
$
Minimum $150.00

Lot #3513

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1933 (20 May) first flight card (picture postcard) from Rome to Zurich, special cachet and arrival pmk, only 60 carried (Longhi 2835)
Envelope

$180.00

Approx: £137.99 €159.36
$
Minimum $190.00

Lot #3514

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1934 (9 Nov) first flight cover from Rome to Mogadiscio, special cachet, additional "Via Massaua" at bottom, v.f., without arrival pmk, only 10 carried (Longhi 3194)
Envelope

$180.00

Approx: £137.99 €159.36
$
Minimum $190.00

Lot #3515

VATICAN CITY Flight Covers

1937 (7 Apr) first flight cover from Rome to Haifa, attractive franking and Ala Littoria envelope, with arrival pmk, v.f., only 26 carried (Longhi 3651)
Envelope

$180.00

Approx: £137.99 €159.36
$
Minimum $190.00

Lot #3516

VENEZUELA

1873 Contrasena Provisional Issues, one quarter of 1r vermilion with inverted overprint, cancelled on piece, fine and scarce variety
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Catalog #38var

$230.00

Approx: £176.32 €203.63
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Minimum $240.00

Lot #3517

VIETNAM

1966-75 commemoratives, group of 21 different unissued, various subjects, 50 of each, mostly in sheets, n.h., occasional toning as always, fine-v.f., scarce,
Box **
Catalog #YT 309A/531
Catalog Value €9,762

$2,300.00

Approx: £1,763.15 €2,036.32
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Minimum $2,400.00

Lot #3518

VIETNAM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

1956 Hanoi-China Railroad, eight complete sets, unused without gum as issued, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #32-35
Catalog Value $1,280

$750.00

Approx: £574.94 €664.02
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Minimum $800.00

Lot #3519

VIETNAM, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Military Stamps

1961 free frank "Quan-Buu", four panes of 36, one rouletted with full design, others imperf. and showing different degrees of shifted background, denominations missing, printed on reverse, etc., unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f. and interesting lot
Box P
Catalog #M1-2P

$450.00

Approx: £344.97 €398.41
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Minimum $475.00

Lot #3520

WESTERN UKRAINE

1918 Lviv Issue, complete set of four, plus additional 20h light green (unused with paper adhesion), fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #1-4A
Catalog Value $450

$280.00

Approx: £214.64 €247.90
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Minimum $290.00

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