Sale 632 — 1984 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 14 April, 1984

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
535
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 535, General ForeignAUSTRALIA, 1913, £2 Deep Rose & Black (15), AUSTRALIA, 1913, £2 Deep Rose & Black (15)AUSTRALIA, 1913, £2 Deep Rose & Black (15). Hinge remnant, Very Fine

4,500
3,250
536
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 536, General Foreign-----, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black (129), -----, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black (129)-----, 1934, £2 Dull Rose & Black (129). Barest trace of hinging, Very Fine

3,250
1,600
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537
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 537, General ForeignBARBADOS, 1852, (2p) Grayish Slate, Vertical Half Used as 1p   (3b), BARBADOS, 1852, (2p) Grayish Slate, Vertical Half Used as 1p   (3b)BARBADOS, 1852, (2p) Grayish Slate, Vertical Half Used as 1p (3b). Huge Right Sheet Margin, tied by "1" Grid on 1854 Folded Letter to New York, Red "Paid At Barbados" Crown Circle, Black "New York Ship 7", Kingston Jamaica & St. Thomas Back stamps, Very Fine, Very Rare. Included with this Cover are 12 other Covers from the same Correspondence, featuring such Scarce Items as Three No.2 Covers to U.S. each with Red Crown Circle; "Steam ship 10" & Red Crown Circle; Four Stampless Letters From Peru, Choice Lot

8,500
7,500
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538
 
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 538, General Foreign1851, 3p Red (1), 1851, 3p Red (1)1851, 3p Red (1). Vertical Strip of Four, Large to Huge Margins, Target cancels, small internal tear in top pair, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare Multiple

2,500
625
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539
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 539, General Foreign1851, 3p  Red (1), 1851, 3p  Red (1)1851, 3p Red (1). Huge Margins including Bottom Sheet Margin, Bold Blue Target cancel, matching "Colborne U.C. No 2 1852" pmk., on Blue Folded Cover, stamp lifted and reaffixed with hinge, Extremely Fine

625
800
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540
 
1851, 6p Grayish Purple (2). Large to Huge Margins, light Blue Cancel, Extremely Fine, signed Bloch, with Friedl Certificate

800
1,250
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541
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 541, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Large Margins, Wonderful Rich Color, faint crease at bottom barely into design, otherwise Extremely Fine, Magnificent Appearance, Rare

5,000
1,750
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542
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 542, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Margins Virtually All Around, Mostly Large, tied by Target & Red Paid on 1857 Folded Cover Forwarded Within England, additional postage paid by G.B. 1p Red, Fine & Scarce

850
1,600
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543
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 543, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue, Thick Paper (7a), 1855, 10p Blue, Thick Paper (7a)1855, 10p Blue, Thick Paper (7a). Margins Virtually All Around, Mostly Large, tied by Target, Montreal pmk. on Dec. 1858 Folded Letter to Scotland, Red "Paid Liverpool Br. Pkt.", Very Fine

1,000
1,000
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544
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 544, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Large to Huge Margins, Fresh, Rich Color, Large Part o.g., Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary

5,500
3,250
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545
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 545, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Ample to Huge Margins, tied by Numeral Target, "Quebec L.C. Aug 1 1857" pmk. on Neat Cover to England, Red Two Line "By Canadian Packet" on side flap, Very Fine, Choice Imperf. Pence Issue Cover

2,000
3,000
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546
 
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 546, General Foreign1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10), 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10)1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10). Large to Huge Margins, Neat Bluish Black Target cancel, Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary

2,250
2,000
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547
 
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 547, General Foreign1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10), 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10)1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Very Thick Soft Wove Paper (10). Ample to Huge Margins, Grid cancel, Very Fine

2,250
1,450
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548
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 548, General Foreign1859, 6p Brown Violet (13), 1859, 6p Brown Violet (13)1859, 6p Brown Violet (13). Tied by Numeral Target, Montreal pmk. on Fresh Cover to Vt., minor cover tear, Fine, Rare

3,000
2,600
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549
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 549, General Foreign1859, 10c Black Brown (16), 1859, 10c Black Brown (16)1859, 10c Black Brown (16). Rich Color, tied by Target, Montreal pmk. on Neat Cover to Mass., Fine, Rare

1,800
1,350
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550
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 550, General Foreign1903, 2c Carmine Imperforate, Uncut Tete Beche Booklet Pane of  Twelve (90b variety), 1903, 2c Carmine Imperforate, Uncut Tete Beche Booklet Pane of  Twelve (90b variety)1903, 2c Carmine Imperforate, Uncut Tete Beche Booklet Pane of Twelve (90b variety). Fresh, without gum (as issued), Very Fine, Only five Tete Beche panes known to exist

E. 5,000-10,000
9,500
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551
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 551, General Foreign1928-29, 10c-$1.00 Pictorials, Imperforate Horizontally (155a-159a).  Top Imprint & Plate No, 1928-29, 10c-$1.00 Pictorials, Imperforate Horizontally (155a-159a).  Top Imprint & Plate No1928-29, 10c-$1.00 Pictorials, Imperforate Horizontally (155a-159a). Top Imprint & Plate No. Blocks of Six, Mint, Never Hinged, $1.00 couple tiny gum disturbance spots, one 50c natural inclusion, some separations, Very Fine, Cataloged as Three Sets of Pairs

17,475
7,500
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552
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 552, General Foreign1949, 50c Logging, "O.H.M.S." Official (O9), 1949, 50c Logging, "O.H.M.S." Official (O9)1949, 50c Logging, "O.H.M.S." Official (O9). Complete Mint Never Hinged Sheet of 50, crease affects three (one trivially), otherwise Very Fine, Rare

16,250
5,000
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553
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 553, General ForeignCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1861, 4p Blue, "Wood Block" (9), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1861, 4p Blue, "Wood Block" (9)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1861, 4p Blue, "Wood Block" (9). Large Margins to just touched, tied by Large Diamond Grid, Red Oval "Anysna Ap 12 186(?)" pmk. on Folded Cover to "Hope Town", trivial corner tear, Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
4,000
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554
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 554, General ForeignCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 21/2p on 4p Brown & Blue (20), CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 21/2p on 4p Brown & Blue (20)CAYMAN ISLANDS, 1908, 21/2p on 4p Brown & Blue (20). Tied by "George Town Grand Cayman Fe 12 08" First Day pmk. on Registered Cover to England, additionally franked with Block of 1/2p Green (8) & Single 1p Carmine Rose (9) pmkd. two days earlier, ms. docketing at left "just + surcharged 21/2p on 4 Feb 12" (probably written by the postmistress), additional "Constable £6/FN/1", probably refers to the total value of 21/2p surcharged stamps (480), Very Fine, A Great Rarity & Possibly Unique as a First Day Cover (historical information accompanies)

E. 5,000-10,000
4,750
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555
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 555, General Foreign-----, 1917, 11/2p on 21/2p Ultramarine (MR3), -----, 1917, 11/2p on 21/2p Ultramarine (MR3)-----, 1917, 11/2p on 21/2p Ultramarine (MR3). Hinge remnants, Fresh, Fine, Rare

1,750
650
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556
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 556, General ForeignCEYLON, 1857, 6p Plum on Bluish (2), CEYLON, 1857, 6p Plum on Bluish (2)CEYLON, 1857, 6p Plum on Bluish (2). Affixed Between 1p Blue (3) and 2p Deep Green (4a) tied by Red pmk. & Grids on Small Remarkably Fresh Sept. 1858 Cover to England, Rimless "Colombo Steamer Letter" backstamp, A Very Fine and Choice Classic Cover, ex-Admiral Harris

E. 1,000-2,000
2,300
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557
ogbl
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 557, General Foreign-----, 1857, 1p Blue (3), -----, 1857, 1p Blue (3)-----, 1857, 1p Blue (3). Bottom Left Sheet Corner Margin Block of Twelve (two rejoined blocks of six), Fresh, o.g., Fine-Very Fine, A Showpiece

3,300
4,250
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558
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 558, General ForeignDENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue (1), DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue (1)DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue (1). Three Huge Margins, Large at Top, tied by "I" in target (Stamp inverted) on 1855 folded cover. Blue "F: 1 2/2 55P:" Fod Post Marking, Blue boxed Co. handstamp, Extremely Fine, Rare (Photo) E.XV

E. 1,000-2,000
1,600
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559
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 559, General ForeignDOMINICA, 1877, 1p Violet, Vertical Half Used as V2p (5a), DOMINICA, 1877, 1p Violet, Vertical Half Used as V2p (5a)DOMINICA, 1877, 1p Violet, Vertical Half Used as V2p (5a). Used with Normal 1p and 1sh Deep Lilac Rose (9) tied by "AO7" Grids and Red "Dominica Paid" on 1878 Cover to France, Red London & Calais transits, Fine and Rare Cover, Only Two Known

3,000
2,700
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560
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 560, General ForeignEGYPT, "Care of/Mr. Waghorn/Suez", EGYPT, "Care of/Mr. Waghorn/Suez"EGYPT, "Care of/Mr. Waghorn/Suez". Bold Oval on Oct. 17 1838 Folded Cover From Calcutta, India to Boston, Mass., Carried Westward to Alexandria (Dec. 7), then to Malta Where the letter was slit & fumigated as indicated by "Purfie Lazaret Malte", backstamped London Dec. 27 & carried by British Ship to America, Red "New York Ship Feb. 10", almost Four Months in Transit & Bears 11 Different Markings, Extremely Fine & Very Rare Usage to America

E. 1,000-2,000
2,500
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561
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 561, General ForeignGERMANY, Berlin, 1948, 2pf-5m Black Overprints (9N1-9N20), GERMANY, Berlin, 1948, 2pf-5m Black Overprints (9N1-9N20)GERMANY, Berlin, 1948, 2pf-5m Black Overprints (9N1-9N20). Complete Set tied on two Registered Covers by "Luftbriiche Berlin" Oct. 1948 pmks., Very Fine, Rare

2,432
950
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562
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 562, General Foreign-----, 1944, Ultramarine, "Inselpost" Overprint, Perforated (Michel 8A), -----, 1944, Ultramarine, "Inselpost" Overprint, Perforated (Michel 8A)-----, 1944, Ultramarine, "Inselpost" Overprint, Perforated (Michel 8A). Mint never hinged, Extremely Fine, with Friedl Certificate

14,000
2,000
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563
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 563, General Foreign-----, 1944, Ultramarine, "Inselpost" Overprint, Perforated (Michel 8A), -----, 1944, Ultramarine, "Inselpost" Overprint, Perforated (Michel 8A)-----, 1944, Ultramarine, "Inselpost" Overprint, Perforated (Michel 8A). Block, Mint never hinged, folded lightly along horizontal row of perfs., Extremely Fine, Probably Unique as a Block, with Friedl Certificate

14,000
8,000
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564
og
1840, 1p Black (1). Ample to Large Margins, Part o.g., Very Fine, with B.P.A. Certificate

2,500
1,050
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565
og
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 565, General Foreign1847, 1sh Green (5), 1847, 1sh Green (5)1847, 1sh Green (5). Margins All Around, Fresh, Full o.g., Very Fine, Exceptional, signed Diena, with Diena Certificate

3,500
1,850
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566
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 566, General Foreign1855, 2p Blue on Bluish (15), 1855, 2p Blue on Bluish (15)1855, 2p Blue on Bluish (15). Remarkably Fresh, Full o.g., bit off center as usual, Fine for this Rare Stamp, signed Diena, with Diena Certificate

3,000
1,550
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567
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 567, General Foreign1840, 1p Black, "VR" Official (O1), 1840, 1p Black, "VR" Official (O1)1840, 1p Black, "VR" Official (O1). Ample to Large Margins, o.g., Very Fine, Very Rare, signed Diena, with Buhler & Diena Certificates

11,000
4,750
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568
ogbl
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 568, General ForeignISRAEL, 1948, 250m-1000m First Coins (7-9), ISRAEL, 1948, 250m-1000m First Coins (7-9)ISRAEL, 1948, 250m-1000m First Coins (7-9). Mint Never Hinged Blocks of Ten, 500m and 1000m Horizontal (500m with Plate Number) and 250m Vertical, one 1000m small thin spot, single 250m few nibbed perforations and fingerprint trace on gum, one 500m light crease, otherwise Very Fine Set, Rare and Handsome

6,900
2,600
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569
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-----, 1948, 3m-65m New Year (10-14). Complete Mint Never Hinged Sheets of 300, including Sixty Sets of Tab Singles and All Tete Beche and Gutter Strips and Plate Numbers, folded along few rows of perforations, 10 each 3m, 20m, 65m creased (including two tabs each), 5m five tabs creased, few minor separations, Fine-Very Fine Set, One of the Major Israel Rarities

E. 10,000-20,000
10,000
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570
og
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 570, General ForeignLIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5fr Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115), LIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5fr Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115)LIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5fr Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115). Mint, Never Hinged, Very Fine

2,250
1,150
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571
og
MALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65). Fresh, small guarantee handstamp on back, Very Fine

8,000
2,900
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572
 
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 572, General ForeignMAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Gray, Early Impression (6), MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Gray, Early Impression (6)MAURITIUS, 1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Gray, Early Impression (6). Large to Huge Margins, Lovely Color, Neat Large Grid cancel, Extremely Fine & Rare, with Royal Certificate

7,000
2,700
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573
ogbl
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 573, General ForeignMEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61), MEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61)MEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61). Blocks, Two or Three Stamps Each Mint Never Hinged, two 2p few creased perforation tips, one 1p small gum adherence, otherwise Fine-Very Fine Set, Extremely Rare

10,634
4,500
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574
 
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 574, General ForeignNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1sh Scarlet Vermilion (9), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1sh Scarlet Vermilion (9)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 1sh Scarlet Vermilion (9). Margins All Around, Deep Rich Color, light cancel, Very Fine

3,500
1,550
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575
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 575, General Foreign-----, 1927, 60c "De Pinedo" (C4), -----, 1927, 60c "De Pinedo" (C4)-----, 1927, 60c "De Pinedo" (C4). Beautifully Centered, tied by "St. Johns, N'fld. May 20, 1927" pmk. on De Pinedo Flight Cover to Rome, appropriate backstamps, Very Fine, Signed Bloch, with Friedl Certificate, An Exceptional Example of This Great Air Post Rarity

15,000
6,250
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576
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 576, General Foreign-----, 1930, 50c "Columbia" (C5), -----, 1930, 50c "Columbia" (C5)-----, 1930, 50c "Columbia" (C5). Fresh, Very Fine, Handsome Example of This Rare Stamp, Signed Kessler, Bloch, with Friedl Certificate

7,000
4,750
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577
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 577, General ForeignNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5p Lilac &  Blue (33), NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5p Lilac &  Blue (33)NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5p Lilac & Blue (33). Gibbons No. 41, Fresh, Part o.g., left perfs. barely touch, A. Very Nice Example of this Very Rare Stamp, Signed W.H.C. (Colson), with B.P.A. Certificate

16,500
6,500
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578
ogbl
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 578, General ForeignNOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Blue (2), NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Blue (2)NOVA SCOTIA, 1851, 3p Blue (2). Block of Nine, Huge Sheet Margin at Right, Large Margins to trifle in other sides, Fresh, Virtually Full o.g., Two Mint, suggestion of a tiny thin speck in one stamp, Fine-Very Fine, Magnificent Classic Multiple

4,050
2,700
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579
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 579, General ForeignRYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17), RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17)RYUKYU ISLANDS, 1952, 100y on 2y Rose Violet (17). Mint never hinged Block, one with slight gum bend, Very Fine

7,000
3,500
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580
ogbl
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 580, General ForeignSPAIN, 1950, 50c-25c Franco Visit (B137, B138, CB18), SPAIN, 1950, 50c-25c Franco Visit (B137, B138, CB18)SPAIN, 1950, 50c-25c Franco Visit (B137, B138, CB18). Mint Never Hinged Blocks of Nine, Fine-Very Fine Set

8,370
2,200
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581
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 581, General ForeignTWO SICILIES, 1859, 1g Rust Brown (11), TWO SICILIES, 1859, 1g Rust Brown (11)TWO SICILIES, 1859, 1g Rust Brown (11). Ample to Large Margins including Bit of Adjacent Stamp at Left, trivial margin nick at bottom clear of design, Fine, Rare, with A. Diena Certificate

10,000
1,000
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582
c
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 582, General Foreign-----, 1859, 1g-5g "Bomba Heads" (12a, 13, 14a), -----, 1859, 1g-5g "Bomba Heads" (12a, 13, 14a)-----, 1859, 1g-5g "Bomba Heads" (12a, 13, 14a). Sassone Nos. 4e (II Plate), 6e (First Printing-Naples Paper), 9 (I Plate), Ample to Large Margins, tied by ornate "frame" cancels, "Modica" in oval, on remarkably fresh 1859 Folded Corner from Modica to Naples, "Palermo 21 MAG 59 Arrivo" receiving pmk., Very Fine, An Exceptionally Rare & Handsome Three Color Franking Cover, Signed A. Diena, Raybandi & Fiecchi, with Fiecchi Certificate, Sassone L It 2,530,000 not including the premium for the three color franking

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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