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Sale 428 — 1973 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 22 March, 1973

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
251
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 251, General ForeignAUSTRIA, 1858, 4kr Brown, Newspaper Tax (PR4). Horiz, AUSTRIA, 1858, 4kr Brown, Newspaper Tax (PR4). HorizAUSTRIA, 1858, 4kr Brown, Newspaper Tax (PR4). Horiz. Block of 24, Fresh; Brilliant, Full o. g., Margins all around, light natural gum bend in two, a Very Fine Block of Great Rarity, Magnificent

5,400
6,000
252
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 252, General ForeignBRITISH GUIANA, 1850, 8c Black on Yellow, "Cotton Reel" (2a), BRITISH GUIANA, 1850, 8c Black on Yellow, "Cotton Reel" (2a)BRITISH GUIANA, 1850, 8c Black on Yellow, "Cotton Reel" (2a). Cut to shape, with large margins to clear at one point, tiny stain over first "A" of "Guiana", otherwise Very Fine

1,600
425
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253
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 253, General Foreign- 1850, 8c Black on Green, "Cotton Reel" (4), - 1850, 8c Black on Green, "Cotton Reel" (4)- 1850, 8c Black on Green, "Cotton Reel" (4). Neatly cut to shape with clear margins all round, Light "Demerara" pmk. Small defect over "u" of "Guiana", Very Fine appearance, with "Royal" Certificate

1,100
375
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254
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 254, General Foreign- 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14), - 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14)- 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14). Cut square, nice margins, initialed "E. D. W."; Vertical crack which has been strengthened, Very Fine appearance, Attractive example of this Great Rarity, only a few unused examples known (used cats. $2500.00) Ex-Caspary, Lilly

0
350
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255
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 255, General Foreign- 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14), - 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14)- 1856, 4c Black on Magenta (14). Cut octagonally, with large margins, Tied on large part of cover by "Berbice" pmk., repeated on the piece. Very slight touching-up of color, Very Fine appearance, with B. P. A. Certificate

2,500
450
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256
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 256, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Large Margins All Around, Gorgeous Deep Rich Color, Brilliant, Fresh, o. g., Extremely Fine, A Beautiful Stamp, with Royal Certificate

1,400
2,300
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257
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 257, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Large to Enormous Margins, Fresh Color, Extremely Fine, a Fabulous Stamp, with Friedl Certificate

1,750
2,200
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258
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 258, General Foreign, 1882, 1/2c Black, Imperforate (34a) Block, o. g., Very Fine

250
240
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259
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1899, 2c Carmine, Booklet Pane (77b). One Complete Pane in original booklet, Very Fine

300
220
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260
ogbl
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 260, General Foreign, 1959, 5c Seaway, Center Inverted (387a) Mint Block, Very Fine, Spectacular Rarity

10,000
6,500
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261
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 261, General Foreign1969, (6c) Christmas Error, Black Omitted (503a), 1969, (6c) Christmas Error, Black Omitted (503a)1969, (6c) Christmas Error, Black Omitted (503a). A Spectacular Error, tied on Dec. 17, 1969 Cover, Very Fine, Believed to be the only known Example on Cover

E. 2,000-5,000
1,100
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262
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 262, General Foreign1971, 6c Multicolored, Imperforate (535a) Horiz, 1971, 6c Multicolored, Imperforate (535a) Horiz1971, 6c Multicolored, Imperforate (535a) Horiz. Sheet Corner Pair, Large Margins, Mint, Extremely Fine, Rare, 50 Pairs Known

E. 750-1,000
850
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263
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 263, General Foreign, Colombo (Ceylon) Post Paid, 12 DE 1859, In Crowned Octagon, Bold "Ceylon, Care of Mr. Waghorn, Cairo" Two Str. Line in Caps. Red oval "India", ms. "Via Red Sea" & "Per Waghorn's Agency" "3/6" ms. postal charge, all on page of folded letter to London, minor age stains. Fine, Extremely Rare, only one or two known via Cairo

E. 1,000-2,000
950
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264
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COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Red Brown, Airpost (C11 var). Sanabria #16, 16A, Complete Sheet of 68 Stamps, Second Setting, with Tete-Beche Pair, and Juxta-positioned Comer Block, a Very Fine Sheet of the Greatest Rarity Sanabria

6,720
1,100
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265
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 265, General ForeignCOLOMBIA, Cauca, 1901, 5p Black, Tumaco Postmaster Provisional (52), COLOMBIA, Cauca, 1901, 5p Black, Tumaco Postmaster Provisional (52)COLOMBIA, Cauca, 1901, 5p Black, Tumaco Postmaster Provisional (52). Tied by "Tumaco" pmk., 10c Registration Label (F1), Panama transit on Registered 1901 Front Only to England, Very Fine Example of this Great Rarity, with R. P. S. Certificate, Unpriced in Scott

25,000
1,100
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266
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 266, General Foreign, EGYPT, 1868, 20c Blue, Suez Canal Steamship Company, Large to Huge Margins, showing part of next stamp, tied by Blue crayon on Aug. 1868 folded letter from Port Said to Kantara, Very Fine, a Great Rarity on Cover, Ex-Steindler

E. 1,000-2,000
900
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267
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 267, General ForeignFRANCE, 1849, 15c Yellow Green (2), FRANCE, 1849, 15c Yellow Green (2)FRANCE, 1849, 15c Yellow Green (2). Fresh, o. g., Large to Huge Margins, Gorgeous Color, negligible microscopic purple speck, Very Fine Example of this Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

3,000
1,400
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268
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 268, General Foreign- 1852, 10c Pale Bistre (10), - 1852, 10c Pale Bistre (10)- 1852, 10c Pale Bistre (10). Margins all around, Huge at Top, Fresh, o. g., Brilliant, tiny thin specks in margin, Very Fine appearing Copy of this Great Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

4,500
1,300
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269
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 269, General ForeignFRENCH COLONIES, 1878, 25c Blue on Bluish (35a), FRENCH COLONIES, 1878, 25c Blue on Bluish (35a)FRENCH COLONIES, 1878, 25c Blue on Bluish (35a). Fresh, o. g., Margins all around, Very Fine Example of this Rarity, with Friedl Certificate

2,000
1,500
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270
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GERMANY, 1902, 2pf-80pf Germania, Imperforate (65C var-74 var). Horiz. Pairs, Mint, Extremely Fine set of Great Rarity

1,500
1,100
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271
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 271, General ForeignITALY, 1933, 5.25L+44.75L Balbo Tryptich, Imperforate at B. (C49 var), ITALY, 1933, 5.25L+44.75L Balbo Tryptich, Imperforate at B. (C49 var)ITALY, 1933, 5.25L+44.75L Balbo Tryptich, Imperforate at B. (C49 var). Sassone #52e, tied by "Milano June 2, 1933" pmks. on Cacheted Balbo Flight Cover to U. S., several backstamps, incl. "Chicago July 17, 1933", Very Fine Example of this Rare Variety, probably Unique Cover

E. 2,000-5,000
5,250
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272
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 272, General ForeignJAPAN, 1963, 5y New Year, Aquamarine Omitted, Color Error (805a), JAPAN, 1963, 5y New Year, Aquamarine Omitted, Color Error (805a)JAPAN, 1963, 5y New Year, Aquamarine Omitted, Color Error (805a). Mint, B. L. Sheet Corner Margins, Extremely Fine Example of one of the Greatest Rarities of Japanese Philately, Only One Sheet of Four has been reported

E. 1,000-2,000
1,750
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273
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 273, General ForeignMEXICO, 1856, 8r Red Lilac, Without Overprint (5b), MEXICO, 1856, 8r Red Lilac, Without Overprint (5b)MEXICO, 1856, 8r Red Lilac, Without Overprint (5b). Block of 30 (6x5), Margins all around, Fresh, o. g., folded in margin between stamps, few faint age stains, a Very Fine & handsome Block of the Greatest Rarity, Ex-Caspary, Lilly

1,200
1,400
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274
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 274, General Foreign- 1936, 20c Lake (C76A), - 1936, 20c Lake (C76A)- 1936, 20c Lake (C76A). Fine and Rare

1,750
900
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275
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 275, General ForeignNEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 4c Caribou, Double Impression (118 var), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 4c Caribou, Double Impression (118 var)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 4c Caribou, Double Impression (118 var). Clear overall Doubling of Design, Used, light creases, Fine appearance, Unlisted & Very Rare

0
180
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276
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 276, General Foreign, - 1921, 35c Red, Air Post, Inverted Overprint (C3b) Fine

850
550
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277
c
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 277, General Foreign- 1927, 60c De Pinedo (C4), - 1927, 60c De Pinedo (C4)- 1927, 60c De Pinedo (C4). Tied by "St. Johns May 20, 1927" Machine Cancellation on Neat Cover, Rome Backstamp, a Very Fine Example of this Rarity

4,000
3,250
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278
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 278, General Foreign- 1933, 5c Light Brown, 10c Yellow, Airposts, Imperforate (C13a, C14a). U. L. Vert, - 1933, 5c Light Brown, 10c Yellow, Airposts, Imperforate (C13a, C14a). U. L. Vert- 1933, 5c Light Brown, 10c Yellow, Airposts, Imperforate (C13a, C14a). U. L. Vert. Sheet Comer Blocks of Eight, Mint, Very Fine.

1,100
525
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279
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 279, General Foreign- 1933, $4.50 Balbo (C18), - 1933, $4.50 Balbo (C18)- 1933, $4.50 Balbo (C18). Block, Largest Possible Multiple of this stamp that can exist, Mint, Very Fine

1,200
500
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280
 
Sale Number 428, Lot Number 280, General ForeignNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1/-Reddish Violet (6), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1/-Reddish Violet (6)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 1/-Reddish Violet (6). Margins all around, Huge T. & B. small at L. Light Grid Cancel, Beautiful Color, Very Fine

925
625
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281
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Sale Number 428, Lot Number 281, General ForeignTUSCANY, 1851, 1cr Carmine (4). Horiz, TUSCANY, 1851, 1cr Carmine (4). HorizTUSCANY, 1851, 1cr Carmine (4). Horiz. Pair, Margins all around, Fresh crackly o. g., Very Fine, a Rare and Beautiful Pair, with P. F. Certificate

1,200
425
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