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Sale 371 — 1970 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 March, 1970

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
252
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 252, General ForeignAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 10c Black (3), AUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 10c Black (3)AUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 10c Black (3). B. Sheet Margin copy, Large margins, Fresh & Very Fine, Ex-Lilly

500
320
253
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 253, General ForeignBASUTOLAND, 1961, 2c on 2p Orange, Inverted Surcharge (63a), BASUTOLAND, 1961, 2c on 2p Orange, Inverted Surcharge (63a)BASUTOLAND, 1961, 2c on 2p Orange, Inverted Surcharge (63a). Mint Block, Extremely Fine

900
625
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254
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 254, General Foreign1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14), 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14)1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14). Huge Margins, Cut Square, Deep Color, initialed "E.D.W.", light "Demerara" pmk., Thin spot filled in, Extremely Fine appearance, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
2,700
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255
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 255, General ForeignBULGARIA, 1884, 5s on 30s Blue & Fawn, Black Overprint (20A), BULGARIA, 1884, 5s on 30s Blue & Fawn, Black Overprint (20A)BULGARIA, 1884, 5s on 30s Blue & Fawn, Black Overprint (20A). Fresh, o.g., tiny, negligible thin specks, Very Fine signed "Bloch", One of Europe's rarest stamps

1,100
200
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256
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 256, General Foreign1851, 12p Black (3), 1851, 12p Black (3)1851, 12p Black (3). Margins all around except LR just touched, Wonderful, Intense color, fresh, traces of o.g., strong laid lines, faint crease, Fine appearance, A handsome example of this famous classic rarity, with "Royal" Certificate

15,000
7,250
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257
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 257, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Large Margins, Gorgeous Deep Color, Brilliant and Fresh, o.g., Extremely Fine, with "Royal" Certificate, A Beautiful Stamp

1,300
1,500
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258
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 258, General Foreign1857, 71/2P Green (9), 1857, 71/2P Green (9)1857, 71/2P Green (9). Large Fine, Lovely Rich color, Very Fine, Handsome and Rare

1,300
1,150
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259
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 259, General Foreign1888, 6c Red Brown, Major Re-Entry (43 var.), 1888, 6c Red Brown, Major Re-Entry (43 var.)1888, 6c Red Brown, Major Re-Entry (43 var.). An Extraordinary Double Transfer almost 3mm in extent., Fresh, o.g., Vertical crease, Fine appearance, Extremely Scarce unused

E. 350-500
320
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260
S
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 260, General Foreign1897, 20c - $5.00 Jubilee (59S-65S), 1897, 20c - $5.00 Jubilee (59S-65S)1897, 20c - $5.00 Jubilee (59S-65S). Mint Vertical Strips of Five with "Specimen" overprint, Fine-Very Fine, A wonderful lot of great beauty & rarity

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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261
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 261, General Foreign1899, 2c on Two-Thirds of 3c Carmine (88C), 1899, 2c on Two-Thirds of 3c Carmine (88C)1899, 2c on Two-Thirds of 3c Carmine (88C). The Rare "Port Hood, N.S." Provisional, tied on neat cover by "Port Hood, N.S., Jan. 5, '99" pmk., Very Fine, Ex-Bingham, signed "Stanley Gibbons" on back

1,200
1,800
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262
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 262, General Foreign1934, 10c .Olive Green, Imperforate (209a), 1934, 10c .Olive Green, Imperforate (209a)1934, 10c .Olive Green, Imperforate (209a). Mint Block, Extremely Fine

500
320
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263
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 263, General Foreign1959, 5c Red & Blue, "Seaway", Center Inverted (387a), 1959, 5c Red & Blue, "Seaway", Center Inverted (387a)1959, 5c Red & Blue, "Seaway", Center Inverted (387a). Extremely Fine

2,500
1,350
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264
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 264, General Foreign1959, 5c Red & Blue, "Seaway", Center Inverted (387a), 1959, 5c Red & Blue, "Seaway", Center Inverted (387a)1959, 5c Red & Blue, "Seaway", Center Inverted (387a). Tied on small piece, light corner crease, Very Fine appearing copy of this rarity

2,500
900
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265
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 265, General Foreign1935, 6c Red Brown, Airpost, Imperforate (C5b), 1935, 6c Red Brown, Airpost, Imperforate (C5b)1935, 6c Red Brown, Airpost, Imperforate (C5b). Mint Block, Extremely Fine

400
300
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266
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 266, General ForeignCOLOMBIA, 1862, 20c Red (20), COLOMBIA, 1862, 20c Red (20)COLOMBIA, 1862, 20c Red (20). Ample to Large Margins, Fresh, Vivid Color, Extremely Fine copy of this Rarity, Ex-Caspary, Lilly

550
525
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267
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 267, General ForeignFRANCE, German Occupation, 1870, 5c Yellow Green, Alsace,  Points Down (N11), FRANCE, German Occupation, 1870, 5c Yellow Green, Alsace,  Points Down (N11)FRANCE, German Occupation, 1870, 5c Yellow Green, Alsace, Points Down (N11). Minute, negligible flaws, handstamp on back shows through very slightly, otherwise Fine, Extremely Scarce, signed "Pfenninger"

1,250
320
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268
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 268, General ForeignGREECE, 1933, 30d-120d Zeppelin (C5-C7), GREECE, 1933, 30d-120d Zeppelin (C5-C7)GREECE, 1933, 30d-120d Zeppelin (C5-C7). On May 27, 1933 Zepp. Flight cover, Red Greek & Blue Italian Cachets, Used to Brazil, Very Fine and Rare

1,250
360
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269
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 269, General Foreign, KENYA, UGANDA, & TANZANIA, 1922-27, £50 George V (41D). Very Fine, Exceedingly Rare

9,600
7,500
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270
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 270, General ForeignLIBIA, 1921, 5c Black & Red Brown, Error of Color (22a), LIBIA, 1921, 5c Black & Red Brown, Error of Color (22a)LIBIA, 1921, 5c Black & Red Brown, Error of Color (22a). Fine

800
280
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271
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 271, General Foreign1921, 5c Black & Red Brown, Error of Color (22a), 1921, 5c Black & Red Brown, Error of Color (22a)1921, 5c Black & Red Brown, Error of Color (22a). Block of Fifteen, Mint, Fine, Largest block known, Rare piece, all signed "Diena"

1,200
4,000
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272
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 272, General Foreign, NEW BRUNSWICK, 1860, 5c Brown, Connell (5) Very Fine, Scarce in such choice condition

1,000
1,250
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273
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 273, General ForeignNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1/- Scarlet Vermilion (9), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1/- Scarlet Vermilion (9)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1/- Scarlet Vermilion (9). Clear margins all around, Brilliant color and Impression, Fine copy of this rarity, with B.P.A. Certificate

2,650
1,700
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274
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 274, General Foreign1927, 60c Black, "De Pinedo," Airpost (C4), 1927, 60c Black, "De Pinedo," Airpost (C4)1927, 60c Black, "De Pinedo," Airpost (C4). Well Centered, neat cancel., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,000
3,600
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275
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Sale Number 371, Lot Number 275, General ForeignSPAIN, 1850, 6r Blue (4), SPAIN, 1850, 6r Blue (4)SPAIN, 1850, 6r Blue (4). Margins all around, Fresh, Large part o.g., Very Fine

700
340
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276
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1931, Souvenir Presentation Book for the Third Pan-American Postal Congress, incl. 124 stamps with "C.U.P.P." overprints and the unissued 5p, 10p of the 1931 First Republic series, Fine-Very Fine, Rare

12,245
600
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277
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 277, General ForeignSWITZERLAND, 1850, 10r Black and Red on Yellow, Frame  around Cross (6), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 10r Black and Red on Yellow, Frame  around Cross (6)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 10r Black and Red on Yellow, Frame around Cross (6). Ample to Huge Margins, Fresh Color, Lightly cancelled, Frame Entirely Complete, Very Fine Copy of this Great Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

8,000
7,000
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278
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 278, General ForeignTRINIDAD, 1847 (5c), TRINIDAD, 1847 (5c)TRINIDAD, 1847 (5c). Blue, "Lady McLeod", Usual small margins, barely touching in couple of places, with B.P.A. Certificate which states "Genuine, heavily creased and cannot be passed as unused". Fine appearance and exceedingly scarce in any condition

2,500
900
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279
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 279, General ForeignBRITISH GUIANA, 1856, 1c Black on Magenta (13), BRITISH GUIANA, 1856, 1c Black on Magenta (13)BRITISH GUIANA, 1856, 1c Black on Magenta (13). Unique, The Rarest and Most Valuable stamp in the World

0
280,000
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