Sale 283 — 1965 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 February, 1965

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
180
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Sale 283, Lot 180, General ForeignAUSTRIA, 1919, 4k Carmine & Black Inverted Center (222). Centered, fresh, no gum, Very Fine

400
340
181
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Sale 283, Lot 181, General ForeignBOLIVIA, 1924, 10c Vermilion & Black Airpost Inverted Center (C1a). Only 50 Issued, Very Fine

500
250
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182
 
Sale 283, Lot 182, General ForeignBRITISH GUIANA, 1850, 8c Green Cotton Reel (4). Cut to shape, town pmk., a bit discolored, otherwise Fine

900
225
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183
c
Sale 283, Lot 183, General Foreign- 1850, 8c Green Cotton Reel (4). Cut to Shape, tied by Nov. 14, 1850 Demerara pmk. on neat folded local letter, slight cover fold barely affects stamp, Rare on Cover

900
550
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184
 
Sale 283, Lot 184, General Foreign- 1850, 12c Blue Cotton Reel (5). Cut Square, barely touched at R. and barely in at one point at U. L., unusually clear color & Impression, light cancel, light crease & tiny thin, Attractive Copy of this Rare Stamp

1,750
525
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185
 
Sale 283, Lot 185, General Foreign- 1850, 12c Pale Blue Cotton Reel (5a). Cut to Shape & mounted, small tear, Fine appearance

800
425
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186
 
Sale 283, Lot 186, General Foreign- 1850, 12c Indigo (5b). Cut to shape, Demerara pmk., Fine

800
450
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187
 
Sale 283, Lot 187, General Foreign- 1852, 1c Magenta (6). Sheet Margin Copy, Large to Enormous Margins, trivial flaws, Very Fine appearance

850
200
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188
 
Sale 283, Lot 188, General Foreign- 1852, 4c Blue (7). Clear to Large Margins, Lightly Cancelled, surface faintly rubbed, Fine appearance

1,000
375
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189
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Sale 283, Lot 189, General Foreign- 1856, 4c Magenta Ship (14). Huge margins except cutting in very slightly at T., Lovely Color, horiz. crease, natural wrinkle in B. margin, not listed unused in Scott, listed but unpriced in Gibbons, Catalogues $1000.00 used, with two German Certificates

0
475
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190
c
Sale 283, Lot 190, General Foreign- 1856, 4c Magenta Ship (14). Gigantic margins, clear pmk., not tied, another strike, on cover to Mahaicony, small cover faults, stamp repaired and two corners cut, far from design, Rare

1,200
325
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190A
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Sale 283, Lot 190A, General Foreign- 1857, 71/2p Green (9). Large Margins all around, Brilliant Color & Impression, small crease, Extremely Fine appearance

900
250
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191
og
Sale 283, Lot 191, General ForeignCANADA, 1959, 5c Seaway Inverted Center (387a). Large part o.g., V. F.

2,500
1,175
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192
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 192, General ForeignCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1855-58, 1/ Dark Green (6a). Triangular Block of 4, Large Margins all around, Brilliant Color and Impression, o. g., Superb

380
350
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193
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 193, General Foreign- 1863-64, 6p Purple (14). Square Block of 4, Large to Enormous Margins all around, Rich Color and Impression, o. g., Extremely Fine

240
325
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194
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 194, General Foreign- 1863-64, 1/ Emerald (15). Square Block of 4, Large to Enormous Margins, Sheet margin at R. Rich Color & Impression o. g., tiny scissor cut in margin, far from stamps still Extremely Fine

480
450
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195
c
Sale 283, Lot 195, General ForeignCHILE, 1862, 20c Green (13). Block of 24 (6x4). Large to Huge Margins all around, except two stamps just touched at T., Deep Rich Color, Clear Impression, Light "Cancelled" in oval grid. cancels, two corner stamps creased, and vertical crease at center, slightly broken in places, otherwise Extremely Fine, Ex-Ackerman

E. 750-1,000
975
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196
c
Sale 283, Lot 196, General ForeignCYRENAICA, ERITREA, SOMALIA, TRIPOLITANIA, 1934, four 25L Copper Red "Servizio di Stato" Airpost (CBO1). The first three tied by Tobruk, Massaua and Mogadiscio special pmks., the last by Tripoli regular pmk. on four covers from the Colonial Department, the first 3 Registered. Covers bear special Rome-Mogadiscio Official Flight Cachets and Special Labels with town name. A Very Rare and Extremely Fine set

3,200
2,600
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197
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 197, General ForeignDANZIG, 1920, 40 on 40pf Airpost, Double Surcharge (C1a). Block of Nine, fresh, Very Fine, only one sheet of 100 found

900
400
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198
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 198, General ForeignGREAT BRITAIN, 1840, 1p Black (1). Marginal Block of 4, showing Imprint at B., Ample to Huge Margins all around, pinpoint thin speck in one, otherwise Extremely Fine, A Lovely Block of Philately's First Stamp

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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199
og
Sale 283, Lot 199, General Foreign- 1910, 2p Tyrian Plum Edw. VII (Gibbons 266a). Fresh Example of this Rare Stamp, Issuance of which was cancelled due to The Kings Death, Very Fine, with Royal Certificate

1,350
4,200
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200
og
Sale 283, Lot 200, General Foreign- 1902, £1 Green 1. R. Official (O26). Well centered, Fresh, one perf. slightly nibbed, otherwise Extremely Fine copy of this Rarity, Ex King Carol

1,400
975
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201
 
Sale 283, Lot 201, General Foreign- 1900, 1/ Carmine & Green, Official, Govt. Parcels, Inverted Overprint (O38a). Very Fine with R. P. S. Certificate

1,750
1,200
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202
bl
Sale 283, Lot 202, General ForeignGREECE, 1861, 1L Chocolate (1). Used Block, Clear to Large Margins all around, Rich Color "12" in Diamond of Dots Cancel. Exceedingly Rare in Block, faint crease thru two stamps, otherwise Very Fine, A Great Rarity

3,000
2,100
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203
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Sale 283, Lot 203, General ForeignGUATEMALA, 1936, 5q Orange & Indigo Airpost Error Quetzal omitted (C69a). The rarest Airpost stamp of this country, Very Fine

450
325
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204
 
Sale 283, Lot 204, General ForeignINDIA, 1854, 1/2a Blue, Printed on Both Sides (2b). A recent find, and the finer of the two known copies

1,100
750
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205
og
Sale 283, Lot 205, General ForeignITALY, 1930, 7.70L Prussian Blue & Gray Trans-Atlantic Squadron, in Horiz. Pair with Error Seven Stars, Mint, Extremely Fine

440
380
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206
og
Sale 283, Lot 206, General Foreign- 1920, 1/ Bright Orange & Orange Inverted Center (83a). Horiz. L. R. Sheet Corner Pair, Largest Multiple Known, A Magnificent Showpiece of this Great Rarity, Extremely Fine (to be sold as pair if price realized exceeds that of two previous lots)

4,500
4,000
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206A
og
JAMAICA, 1920, 1/ Bright Orange & Orange, Inverted Center (83a). B. sheet margin copy, Extremely Fine

2,250
0
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206B
og
- 1920, 1/ Bright Orange & Orange, Inverted Center (83a). L. R. Sheet Corner copy, Extremely Fine

2,250
0
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207
 
Sale 283, Lot 207, General ForeignMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange, Early Impression on Bluish (5). Margins all around, Unusually Fine Impression with all Vertical & Diagonal lines sharp & clear, Magnificent Rich Color, clear 2 Ring "3" cancel of Pamplemousses, A fresh and pretty copy of this Rarity

1,000
250
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208
og
Sale 283, Lot 208, General ForeignNew Britain, 1914, 2/ G. R. I. on 2m Blue (40). 200 stamps Issued, centered slightly to R., Very Fine

150
130
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209
og
Sale 283, Lot 209, General Foreign- 1914, 5/ G. R. 1. on 5m Slate & Carmine (42). Only 30 stamps issued, Very Fine

1,200
925
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210
og
Sale 283, Lot 210, General ForeignNEWFOUNDLAND, 4p Scarlet Vermilion Flowers (4). Large margins, vivid color, A Magnificent Copy, Very Fine

1,300
900
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211
c
Sale 283, Lot 211, General Foreign- 1927, 60c Black De Pinedo Airpost (C4). Tied on cover to London by St John May 20, 1927 Machine Cancel, Rome Backstamp, No Flap, Very Fine, A Rare and Undercatalogued Stamp

950
1,650
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212
og
Sale 283, Lot 212, General ForeignNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 5/ on 2p Green & Carmine (32). Very Fine, P. F. Certificate

750
550
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212A
og
Sale 283, Lot 212A, General ForeignST. VINCENT, 1880, 5/ Rose (29). Very Fine

300
155
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212B
og
Sale 283, Lot 212B, General Foreign- 1881, 4p on 1/ Vermilion (33). Fine, R. P. S. Certificate

500
225
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213
og
Sale 283, Lot 213, General ForeignSAMOA, 1914, 3/ G. R. 1. on 3m Black Violet (112). Negligible pin point thin speck, V. F. appearance, B. P. A. Certificate

300
230
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214
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 214, General ForeignTRINIDAD, 1859, 1/ Slate Blue (17). Block of 72 (12X6). Sheet margins at T. and sides, Large Margin at B., Unusually Rich Color & Impression, o. g., Extremely Fine, Ex T. C. Henry

2,700
1,900
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215
og
VATICAN CITY, 1929-64, beautiful collection of 466 unused stamps and 2 Souvenir Sheets; with exception of a few minor values, complete, incl. Provisional overprints, Juridical Congress, Press, Archaeological Congress, Tobias, U. P. U., Gratianus and all other better sets, mostly unhinged, Very Fine

3,539
2,400
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216
og
Sale 283, Lot 216, General Foreign- 1934, 40c-3.70L Provisional overprints (35-40). Very Fine set

1,232
925
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