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Lot #381
CUBA
1859 (17 Mar) outer FL "Certified" from Havana to Guanajay, franked with three mostly full margined examples of 1/2 real blue, paying the correct 1 1/2r rate (1/2r interior and 1r Certified mail), red "Certif" and Havana departure cds alongside, with arrival pmk, very rare Certified Mail from the Spanish Antilles, one of only four known, with 2005 CEM certificate (Ed.7)
Envelope
Catalog #12
$2,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #382
CUBA
1859 folded Judicial document franked with three horizontal pairs of 1/2 real blue, mostly with full margins, tied by oval grills, with official handstamp alongside, some ageing, fine
Envelope
Catalog #12
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #383
CUBA
1861 incoming mail, cover from Paris to Havana, sent via Boston, with British Packet Paid cancel to New York (Feb 25), with "NE" and "10" in black, franked with French Empire 9x80c lake, including two singles, strip of four and strip of three (defective), paying 4.50fr, manuscript and crayon markings, also "Br. Serv" and arrival pmk (3 Mar) on back, some cover toning and other defects, impressive cover from France to Cuba
Envelope
$200.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #384
CUBA
1864 folded Judicial document franked with a horizontal pair of 1 real green, full margins, tied by oval grills, also by 30 Apr 64 pmk, also oval Alouizar
Envelope
Catalog #13
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #385
CUBA
1867 (20 Mar) FL from Havana to Paris, with French Consular departure date stamp, charged "1" (decimes), "Ligne B Paq Fr No.2" (21 Mar) and Paris arrival (12 Apr) on back
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #386
CUBA
1874-96 War of Independence, 10c green, also 2c, 5c, 10c and 25c set of five, blocks of four (except 10c red two horizontal pairs), unused without gum, overall toning, fine-v.f. (Ed.1-5, Euro 750)
Box (*)
$180.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #387
CUBA
1878 (15 Sep) FL franked with 1p carmine, tied by black grids on FL from Havana to Santander, filing folds away from the stamp, fine cover with arrival pmk, 2013 COMEX certificate (Ed.49) (this cover was illustrated on page 152 of 2007 edition of Edifil Spain Volume V catalogue and described as "Unica Conocida" - the only known), ex-Ignacio Prats collection
Envelope
Catalog #81
$2,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #388
CUBA
1900 10c on 10c brown, type II, l.h., fresh and fine example of the Cuba 10 cent on 10 cent Special Printing, with 1965 Philatelic Foundation and 2014 Baschwitz certificates (in March 1900 one pane of each denomination was prepared for the Paris and Pan-American Expositions. For the 10c the Type II design was used, and it is only known as a Special Printing). A rarity from Cuba,
*
Catalog #226A
Catalog Value $6,000
$2,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #389
CUBA
1910 1c green & violet, center inverted, unused without gum, exceptionally well centered, v.f.,
(*)
Catalog #239a
Catalog Value $350
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #390
CUBA
1914 Map of Cuba, 2c carmine rose, large die proof, die sunk on card, fine-v.f.
P
Catalog #254P
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #391
CUBA
1917 unexploded 37c booklet with two panes of 6x3c dark rose violet, glassine interleaving, minor toning on back, still fresh, fine
Booklet
Catalog #267b
$150.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #392
CUBA
1950 UPU, 5c light blue, red "UPU 1847-1974" overprint inverted, block of four, usual gum toning showing through, fine and very rare multiple, with 2010 Baschwitz certificate (Ed.438hi, Euro 4,000 for singles)
Box *
Catalog #451var
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #393
CUBA
1951 International Chess Tournament, singles and blocks of four, each stamp with security punch, also additional 2c and 10c Special Delivery, perforated and gummed trial color proofs, each with security punch and overprinted Waterlow & Sons Specimen, some toning, otherwise fine, signed Baschwitz
P
Catalog #463-65,C44-46,E14S
$260.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #394
CUBA
1951 Christmas, imperf. proofs on frame only in green and in purple, blocks of nine, v.f.
Box P
Catalog #469-70P
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #395
CUBA
1953 3c on 2c carmine rose, surcharge inverted, used, usual tropical toning, well centered, fine and very rare, only a few recorded, ex-Marcet (Ed.561hi, Euro 600)
O
Catalog #512var
$2,500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #396
CUBA
1954 Portraits, 2c-$1, eight mostly different large die proofs on thin card, each in green, with die numbers at bottom, some with additional pen markings, marginal staple holes, fine-v.f., rare
P
Catalog #520/28PP
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #397
CUBA
1960 Christmas, 2c ultramarine, se-tenant sheet of 25, imperforate horizontally, n.h., folded between stamps, minor wrinkles and faint toning, v.f., rare sheet
Box **
Catalog #653-57a,var
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #398
CUBA
1960 Christmas, imperforate sheetlets of 20, set of three, 1c cut in places and rejoined, others intact, unused without gum, some wrinkles, fine-v.f., one of only four imperf. Sets of sheetlets recorded
Box P
Catalog #658-62a,var
$2,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #399
CUBA
1965 Butterflies, 2c, 3c and 13c imperforate proof sheetlet of 15, comprised of three se-tenant strips of five of each value, marginal security punches, minor toning on back of one, fine-v.f., undoubtedly very rare
Box P
Catalog #996-1010var
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #400
CUBA
1969 National Products, 1c se-tenant horizontal strip of four imperf. vertically, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #1446-49var
$260.00
Bidding Closed

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