Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
249
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Sale 468, Lot 249, General ForeignARGENTINA, 1864, 10c Green (9). Margins all around, Huge at R., Rich Color, Clear Early Impression, Fresh, Full o. g., Brilliant, Very Fine and Rare

1,200
425
250
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Sale 468, Lot 250, General Foreign- 1899, 5p Orange & Black, Inverted Center (140a). Fresh, o. g., Very Fine

450
250
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251
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Sale 468, Lot 251, General Foreign- 1899, 10p Green & Black, Inverted Center (141a). U. R. Sheet Corner Margins, Fresh, o. g., Brilliant, Very Fine and Rare

1,600
950
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252
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Sale 468, Lot 252, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7). B. R. Sheet Corner, Huge Margins other Sides, Brilliant Color & Impression, Fresh, o. g., Extremely Fine, a Magnificent Showpiece, Ex-Amundsen, with "Royal" Certificate

1,750
6,750
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253
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Sale 468, Lot 253, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7). Margins all around, Fresh, Rich Color & Impression, faint, almost invisible thin speck, Very Fine appearance, Ex-Moody

1,750
650
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254
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Sale 468, Lot 254, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9). Full Imprint Pair, Wide T. Sheet Margin, Fresh, Nearly Full o.g., Rich Color & Impression, Brilliant, a Very Fine & Gorgeous Pair, notwithstanding few negligible imperfections in right stamp, Believe to be Unique, Ex-Amundsen, with "Royal" Certificate

3,500
8,500
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255
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Sale 468, Lot 255, General Foreign1859, 10c Black Brown (16). Gorgeous Color & Impression, tied by Target on small piece, centered bit to top right, minute Printing flaw on top of Head, Fine

500
250
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256
bl
Sale 468, Lot 256, General Foreign1897, $4.00 Jubilee (64). Top Left Corner Margin Block, Well Centered, Vivid Color, Neat purple "Winnipeg, Canada" pmks., Extremely Fine, A Rare & Beautiful Block

1,000
1,700
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257
bl
Sale 468, Lot 257, General Foreign1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65). Right Margin Block, light purple "Winnipeg, Canada" pmks., Very Fine, Rare & Handsome

1,000
1,700
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258
c
Sale 468, Lot 258, General Foreign1899, "2(c)" on two-thirds of 3c Carmine (88c). Port Hood Provisional. Tied by neat "Port Hood, N. S." pmk. on small, neat cover, Extremely Fine, with P. F. Certificate, (has recently realized as high as $4750.00 at auction)

E. 2,000-5,000
3,000
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259
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 259, General Foreign1928-29, 1c-$1.00 George V Pictorials Imperforate Horiz. (149-159 var.). Blocks, Mint, Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
9,500
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260
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 260, General Foreign1971, 6c Spring, Imperforate (535a). Block, Mint, Extremely Fine and Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
10,000
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261
c
Sale 468, Lot 261, General ForeignECUADOR, 1872, 1/2r Blue, 1r Rose (9, 11). Each tied by Red Dotted cancel. on cover. Guayaquil to France, through British P. O. at Guayaquil & via British Transit of Panama; 12 decimes due. Nick at top of cover, far from stamps or postal markings. A Very Rare Cover, with P. F. Certificate

E. 500-750
3,750
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262
og
Sale 468, Lot 262, General Foreign1948, 250m-1000m First Coins (7-9). With Tabs, Mint, Fine-Very Fine

4,750
3,400
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263
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 263, General Foreign1948, 250m-1000m First Coins (7-9). Tab Blocks, Mint, 1000m three perfs. separated between stamps, Extremely Fine and Rare

10,790
8,000
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264
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 264, General Foreign1948, 250m-1000m First Coins (7-9). Tab Blocks, Very Fine and Beautiful

10,790
5,750
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265
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 265, General Foreign1948, 3m-1000m First Coins, Imperforate (1 var-9 var). B. L. Corner Tab Blocks, Mint, 250m tiny toning specks, 1000m light bends affect one tab, nevertheless an Extremely Fine set of the Greatest Rarity

11,365
13,000
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266
og
Sale 468, Lot 266, General Foreign1948, 500m Red Brown, Horiz. Pair, Imperforate Between (8 var.). Mint, Very Fine and Very Rare

E. 750-1,000
750
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267
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 267, General ForeignJAPAN, 1916, 10s Ceremonial Cap (154). Block, Extremely Fine & Rare

1,000
850
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268
c
Sale 468, Lot 268, General ForeignMEXICO, 1935, 20c Amelia Earhart (C74). Tied with additional franking by Mexico City pmk., in Combination with U. S. franking, tied by Newark pmk. on Registered May 8, 1935 Flight Cover, negligible tiny sealed tear in cover, a Very Fine and Rare Cover, only 40 flown, autographed by Amelia Earhart

E. 2,000-5,000
900
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269
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Sale 468, Lot 269, General ForeignNEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Hawker Trans-Atlantic Air Post (C1). Well Centered, light corner crease, otherwise a Very Fine Example of this rarity, several signatures (photo)

7,000
3,500
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270
og
Sale 468, Lot 270, General ForeignNOVA SCOTIA, 1853, 1p Red Brown (1). Margins All Around, Brilliant Fresh Color, Large Part o. g., Very Fine, A "Gem", with A. P. S. Certificate

350
375
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271
 
Sale 468, Lot 271, General ForeignST. VINCENT, 1893, 5p on 6p Deep Lake, Double Overprint (59b). Lightly Cancelled, Rich Color, Nicely Centered, Very Fine, a Beautiful Stamp of the Greatest Rarity, only three believed known, with P. F. Certificate

1,500
1,200
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272
 
Sale 468, Lot 272, General ForeignSAXONY, 1850, 3pf Red (1). Large Margins all around, Rich Color, tied by Leipzig 1851 pmk. on small piece of wrapper, very light negligible wrinkles and minute abrasion, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare and Beautiful

2,800
2,500
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273
c
Sale 468, Lot 273, General ForeignSERBIA, 1869, 40p Violet, Bisect (23a). B. Half tied on cover, used as 20p Very Fine, Handsome

E. 350-500
450
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274
og
Sale 468, Lot 274, General ForeignSWITZERLAND, Basel, 1845, 21/2r Dove of Basel (3L1). Clear Margins, Rich Colors, Clear Embossing, tiny bit soiled and small faults, Fine appearing Example of this always Popular Rarity

4,000
1,000
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275
 
Sale 468, Lot 275, General Foreign- Geneva, 1843, 5c Black on Green, Vert. Half (2L1a). Left and Right Halves, forming together the "Double Geneva"; Margins all around, Red Geneva Rosette Cancels., right half has minute flaws, other is Very Fine, a Beautiful Example of these Rarities

6,500
4,000
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