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Sale 679 — 1987 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 2 May, 1987

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
437
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 437, General ForeignARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, 1858, 5p Orange (5), ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, 1858, 5p Orange (5)ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires, 1858, 5p Orange (5). Ample Margins except touching at B .R., Fresh, Rich Color, negligible corner crease, tiny green mark on face (almost imperceptible), otherwise a Fine Example of This Classic Latin American Rarity

5,000
1,250
438
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 438, General ForeignBRAZIL, 1843, 90r Black on Grayish, Fine Impression (3), BRAZIL, 1843, 90r Black on Grayish, Fine Impression (3)BRAZIL, 1843, 90r Black on Grayish, Fine Impression (3). Used with 30r Black (1), Large to Enormous Margins, tied by Fancy "Correia Da Bahia" Double Circle on Back of Folded Cover, Extremely Fine, Rare, One of Three Recorded Bulls eye Covers from Bahia

E. 5,000-10,000
10,000
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439
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 439, General Foreign-----, 1843, 90r Black on Grayish, Worn Impression (3), -----, 1843, 90r Black on Grayish, Worn Impression (3)-----, 1843, 90r Black on Grayish, Worn Impression (3). Horizontal Pair, Large to Enormous Margins including Top Left Pane Corner, on back of Folded Cover to Porto Alegre tied by "Correia Geral Da Corte" Double Circle, some light toning removed from cover, Very Fine

E. 5,000-10,000
5,500
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440
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 440, General ForeignBRITISH HONDURAS, 1891, 6c on 10c on 4p Violet, Black also Red Surcharges, "6" and Bar Inverted on Both Stamps (33a, 34a), BRITISH HONDURAS, 1891, 6c on 10c on 4p Violet, Black also Red Surcharges, "6" and Bar Inverted on Both Stamps (33a, 34a)BRITISH HONDURAS, 1891, 6c on 10c on 4p Violet, Black also Red Surcharges, "6" and Bar Inverted on Both Stamps (33a, 34a). Tied by Registration Markings and Oval Grid cancels on 1892 Cover to England, Matching Belize pmk., Red ms. "Registered", Orange "Registered/London/A/21 Apr 92/24" Receiver, Very Fine, Unique, One Of The Premier Covers of British Commonwealth Philately, with P.F. Certificate which states "Genuine Philatelic Usage" (Gibbons £10,125)

E. 2,000-5,000
3,500
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441
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 441, General Foreign1851, 3p Red (1), 1851, 3p Red (1)1851, 3p Red (1). Horizontal Pair, Huge Margins to barely touched, tied by Targets and Red "Canada" in Arched Frame, Red "Montreal L.C. Ju 28 1852" pmk., on Small Neat Cover to Boston, Mass., small piece of flap missing, Very Fine

1,300
2,600
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442
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 442, General Foreign1851, 3p Red (1), 1851, 3p Red (1)1851, 3p Red (1). Vertical Pair, Clear to Huge Margins, tied by Targets, Red "Montreal, Canada" in Arc and "10" on slightly reduced Nov. 24, 1851 Cover to Mass., minor cover toning, Fine

1,300
1,900
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443
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 443, General Foreign1851, 3p Red (1), 1851, 3p Red (1)1851, 3p Red (1). Horizontal Pair, Two Huge Margins, ample other sides, tied by blurry "Cayuga C.W." pmks., and Red Two Line "Canada/Paid 10 cts." on Cover to Lockport, N. Y., Large Fancy Printed Clerk of Court Corner Card, small cover tears and toning spots, otherwise Fine

1,300
1,750
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444
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 444, General Foreign1852, 3p Red (4), 1852, 3p Red (4)1852, 3p Red (4). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Huge Margins, Rich Color, tied by Neat Targets on Fresh May 1853 Folded Cover to New York City, Blue "Suspension Bridge N. Y." Transit, light Red Two Line "Canada Paid 10 Cts.", Very Fine, Gorgeous Cover

400
1,500
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445
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 445, General Foreign1852, 3p Red, Thin Paper (4d), 1852, 3p Red, Thin Paper (4d)1852, 3p Red, Thin Paper (4d). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins to slightly in, small faults (creases, etc.) tied by "Portland Me. Paid", Black "U. States" in Arced Frame on June 1856 Folded Cover to Montreal, Canada, Montreal arrival backstamp. This is the Famous Unique Cover From the Caspary Collection Showing the Only Known Accepted Fully Prepaid Cross-Border Rate Using Canadian Stamps From the United States, A Truly Fabulous Exhibition Piece

E. 5,000-10,000
11,500
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446
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 446, General Foreign1852, 3p Red, Thin Paper (4d), 1852, 3p Red, Thin Paper (4d)1852, 3p Red, Thin Paper (4d). Single, Vertical Pair and Strip of Three, Mostly Ample to Extra Large Margins, Target cancels (Strip tied) on Sept. 1854 Folded Letter to Germany various transits and rate marks, trifle aged, A Wonderful and Very Rare Franking

1,200
8,000
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447
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 447, General Foreign1852, 6p Slate Gray (5), 1852, 6p Slate Gray (5)1852, 6p Slate Gray (5). Huge Margins, tied by Grid, Toronto pmk. and Red "Paid" on Cover to Maine, Extremely Fine, Phenomenal Stamp, ex-Caspary

750
2,900
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448
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 448, General Foreign1855, 6p Slate Gray (5), 1855, 6p Slate Gray (5)1855, 6p Slate Gray (5). Large to Huge Margins Showing Imprint at Top, tied by "21" Target, Montreal pmk. and Red "Paid" on Fresh Blue Cover to N. Y., a "Gem" in all respects despite a light surface rub on the stamp, ex-Caspary

750
4,000
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449
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 449, General Foreign1855, 6p Slate Gray (5), 1855, 6p Slate Gray (5)1855, 6p Slate Gray (5). Ample to Extra Large Margins, tied by "15" Target, Guelph pmk. on June 1857 Cover to Ill., light Red Oval "Canada 10 Paid", overall cover toning, otherwise Very Fine

750
1,650
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450
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 450, General Foreign1855, 6p Slate Gray, 10p Blue (5, 7), 1855, 6p Slate Gray, 10p Blue (5, 7)1855, 6p Slate Gray, 10p Blue (5, 7). Former Clear to Large Margins, latter Ample to Extra Large Margins, Fresh Colors, tied by Targets on Neat 1856 Cover to England, "Toronto C.W." pmk., Red "Pkt. Letter Paid Liverpool... " Tombstone, Very Fine, Rare "Crimean War Rate" Cover, ex-Caspary

E. 2,000-5,000
10,500
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451
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 451, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Large to Huge Margins, tied by Grid, Hamilton pmk. on Dec. 1856 Cover to England, ms. "over 1/2 oz" and "8" handstamp due marking, Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary

700
2,600
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452
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 452, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Large to Huge Margins, tied by Target, Hamilton pmk. on Small Neat June 1857 Cover to Scotland, Red Liverpool Packet Tombstone, Extremely Fine

700
2,600
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453
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 453, General Foreign1855, 10p Blue (7), 1855, 10p Blue (7)1855, 10p Blue (7). Large to Huge Margins, lightly tied by Target and Red Liverpool Packet Tombstone on Mourning Cover to Great Britain, without flap, Very Fine

700
2,100
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454
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 454, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Large to Huge Margins Showing Imprint at Bottom, just tied by Target, Hamilton pmk. and Red London "Paid" on Sept. 1857 Fresh Yellow Cover to England, Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary

1,500
3,750
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455
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 455, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Ample to Extra Large Margins, tied by Numeral Targets on Feb. 1859 Cover to Scotland, Montreal pmk. and Red Liverpool Packet Circle, Printed "Board of Arts and Manufacturers for Lower Canada" at Bottom, flap partly restored and couple tiny mends at top, Very Fine

1,500
2,900
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456
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 456, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Three Large Margins, ample at left, Neatly tied by Target on May 1859 Cover to England, North-Douro & Red London Paid pmks., slight cover edge toning, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
2,300
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457
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 457, General Foreign1857, 71/2p Green (9), 1857, 71/2p Green (9)1857, 71/2p Green (9). Two 71/2p + 3p Registered Covers to England (Same Correspondence), one with Extremely Fine 71/2P and Average 3p (No.4) tied by Numeral "1" Target, Red Crown Registered, etc. (ex-Dale-Lichtenstein), other Very Fine Part Imprint 71/2p Used With Perforated 3p (No. 12), tied by Numeral Targets (Royal Certificate), An Amazingly Beautiful Pair of Rare Covers

E. 10,000-20,000
0
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458
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 458, General Foreign1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Thick Soft Wove Paper (10), 1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Thick Soft Wove Paper (10)1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Thick Soft Wove Paper (10). Huge Margins tied by "20" Target on Small Ladies Size Cover to Vt., partly readable Island Pond & Montreal Grand Trunk Railway, "Down" backstamp, minor toning, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare Cover

1,750
4,500
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459
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 459, General Foreign1897, $3.00 Jubilee (63), 1897, $3.00 Jubilee (63)1897, $3.00 Jubilee (63). Well-centered, small hinge remnant, Very Fine

1,400
725
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460
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 460, General Foreign1928-29, George V, Pictorials, Imperforates (149b-159a). Mint n.h, 1928-29, George V, Pictorials, Imperforates (149b-159a). Mint n.h1928-29, George V, Pictorials, Imperforates (149b-159a). Mint n.h. Margin Horizontal Pairs, Extremely Fine Set

6,760
2,100
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461
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 461, General Foreign1929, 50c "Bluenose", Imperforate (158a). Top Right Imprint & Plate No, 1929, 50c "Bluenose", Imperforate (158a). Top Right Imprint & Plate No1929, 50c "Bluenose", Imperforate (158a). Top Right Imprint & Plate No. 3 Block of Eight, Seven Stamps Mint n. h., tiny negligible selvedge tear above Plate No., otherwise Extremely Fine

10,000
4,000
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462
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 462, General Foreign1929, $1.00 Parliament, Imperforate (159a). Mint n.h. Top Right Imprint & Plate No, 1929, $1.00 Parliament, Imperforate (159a). Mint n.h. Top Right Imprint & Plate No1929, $1.00 Parliament, Imperforate (159a). Mint n.h. Top Right Imprint & Plate No. 1 Block of Eight, Extremely Fine

10,000
3,250
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463
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 463, General Foreign1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a), 1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a)1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a). Mint Never Hinged, couple very faint bends, Very Fine

15,000
7,500
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464
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 464, General Foreign1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a), 1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a)1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a). Negligibly disturbed o.g., Very Fine, signed Diena, with his Certificate

15,000
6,250
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465
og
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 465, General ForeignCOLOMBIA, 1919, 2c Carmine, First Air Post (C1), COLOMBIA, 1919, 2c Carmine, First Air Post (C1)COLOMBIA, 1919, 2c Carmine, First Air Post (C1). Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, signed Sanabria, Klein

3,000
1,550
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466
og
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 466, General Foreign-----, 1920, 10c "SCADTA", Multicolor View (C2), -----, 1920, 10c "SCADTA", Multicolor View (C2)-----, 1920, 10c "SCADTA", Multicolor View (C2). Large Margins, without gum as issued, tiny translucent speck, Very Fine, signed Sanabria and Kessler

2,750
1,450
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467
og
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 467, General Foreign-----,1920, 10c "SCADT A", Multicolor View (C6), -----,1920, 10c "SCADT A", Multicolor View (C6)-----,1920, 10c "SCADT A", Multicolor View (C6). Large Margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, signed Bloch and others

2,750
1,550
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468
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 468, General Foreign------, 1920, 10c "SCADTA", Multicolor View (C6), ------, 1920, 10c "SCADTA", Multicolor View (C6)------, 1920, 10c "SCADTA", Multicolor View (C6). Ample to Large Margins, Scadta Cartagena cancel, tiny scuff, couple light creases, Very Fine Appearance, Scarce, signed Bloch

2,250
1,150
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469
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 469, General ForeignDENMARK, 1864-65, 2s-16s Royal Emblems (11, 12, 15), DENMARK, 1864-65, 2s-16s Royal Emblems (11, 12, 15)DENMARK, 1864-65, 2s-16s Royal Emblems (11, 12, 15). Tied by Numeral "1" Target cancels on 1867 Folded Cover to Finland, ms. "Via Rusland", Blue Merchant's Cachet & Copenhagen pmk., Red Straight Line "Franco", Boxed Black "ANE 6112", "Kiel ... Hamburg" & Russian Backstamps, Rare and Attractive Three Color Franking, with Slavomir Kaiser Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
2,100
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470
ogbl
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 470, General ForeignEGYPT, 1952, 1m-£! "King of Egypt and the Sudan" Overprints in Various Colors (299 var-316 var, C53 var-C64 var, E5 var, J40 var-J46 var, O60 var-O68 var), EGYPT, 1952, 1m-£! "King of Egypt and the Sudan" Overprints in Various Colors (299 var-316 var, C53 var-C64 var, E5 var, J40 var-J46 var, O60 var-O68 var)EGYPT, 1952, 1m-£! "King of Egypt and the Sudan" Overprints in Various Colors (299 var-316 var, C53 var-C64 var, E5 var, J40 var-J46 var, O60 var-O68 var). Complete Set of 158 Imprint Blocks, Overprints on Each in From Two to Four Different Unissued Colors, Virtually All Mint Never Hinged, Fine-Very Fine, Most Very Fine, Unique Set, ex-Farouk, with Royal Palace Backstamps, One of the Treasures of Egyptian Philately

E. 10,000-20,000
6,250
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470A
c
FALKLAND ISLANDS, 1933, 1/2p-£1 Centenary (65-76). Complete Set, Tied by Port Stanley postmarks on Four 1933 Registered Covers to Scotland, Three with Liverpool Backstamp, Very Fine, Extremely Rare and Handsome, Signed Bolaffi (Gibbons Catalogue £13,433)

E. 2,000-5,000
5,250
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471
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 471, General Foreign-----, 1964, 6p "Glasgow" Vignette, Error (151a), -----, 1964, 6p "Glasgow" Vignette, Error (151a)-----, 1964, 6p "Glasgow" Vignette, Error (151a). Mint Never Hinged, Extremely Fine Example of This Major Commonwealth Rarity, Only 15 Recorded

20,000
9,500
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472
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 472, General ForeignFINLAND, 1856, 10k Rose (2), FINLAND, 1856, 10k Rose (2)FINLAND, 1856, 10k Rose (2). Large to Huge Margins, tied by Boxed Town pmk. on Blue 1858 Folded Letter, Extremely Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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473
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 473, General Foreign-----, 1856, 10k Rose (2), -----, 1856, 10k Rose (2)-----, 1856, 10k Rose (2). Margins All Around, Fresh Color, tied by Boxed Town pmk., on Blue 1856 Folded Cover, Extremely Fine, with Diena and Gummesson Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,050
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474
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 474, General Foreign-----, 1866-67, 8p Black on Green, 40p Rose on Lilac Rose, Ty. III (7, 10), -----, 1866-67, 8p Black on Green, 40p Rose on Lilac Rose, Ty. III (7, 10)-----, 1866-67, 8p Black on Green, 40p Rose on Lilac Rose, Ty. III (7, 10). Four Singles of former, Horizontal Pair of latter, tied by Finnish Town pmks. and St. Petersburg, Russia Transit on 1870 Cover to France, Blue French Transit, Red and Blue Rate Marks, Very Fine despite a few perf. faults, A Beautiful Cover, with Gummesson Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,200
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475
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 475, General ForeignFRANCE, 1849-50, 15c Yellow Green, 1fr Dark Carmine (2, 9), FRANCE, 1849-50, 15c Yellow Green, 1fr Dark Carmine (2, 9)FRANCE, 1849-50, 15c Yellow Green, 1fr Dark Carmine (2, 9). 15c Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, Extremely Fine & Choice, 1fr Three Huge Margins, Ample to just clear at top, minor scissors cut in margin well clear of design, on June 1853 Cover to U.S. tied by Rectangle of Squares & Bold "N. York. Br. Pkt. 5", Very Fine Cover

E. 5,000-10,000
5,250
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476
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 476, General ForeignGERMANY, 1872, 3kr Rose, Small Shield (9), GERMANY, 1872, 3kr Rose, Small Shield (9)GERMANY, 1872, 3kr Rose, Small Shield (9). Block, on May 7, 1872 Folded Cover tied by Boxed Frankfurt pmks. to France, some splitting along folds, Fine and Rare (Michel catalogue value approximately DM9000)

E. 1,000-2,000
1,350
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477
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 477, General Foreign-----, 1872, 2k Orange, Large Shield (22), -----, 1872, 2k Orange, Large Shield (22)-----, 1872, 2k Orange, Large Shield (22). Horizontal Pair, on small piece with 3kr Rose, tied by "Griessen" pmks., Very Fine, Very Rare, with G.P.S. Certificate (Scott $5,500.00+)

0
3,250
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478
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 478, General Foreign-----, 1900, 5m Slate & Carmine, Ty. II (65A), -----, 1900, 5m Slate & Carmine, Ty. II (65A)-----, 1900, 5m Slate & Carmine, Ty. II (65A). Mint Never Hinged Block, Extremely Fine (Scott catalogue value $1,600 as hinged singles)

0
2,200
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478A
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 478A, General ForeignGILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS, 1924, £1 Violet & Black (26), GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS, 1924, £1 Violet & Black (26)GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS, 1924, £1 Violet & Black (26). Tied by "Gilbert Islands Colony" pmk. on 1927 Registered Cover to England, Sydney, Australia & Birmingham, England Backstamps, Very Fine, Rare and Attractive, Only Three or Four Known, with B .P.A. Certificate (Gibbons catalogue £5200)

E. 2,000-5,000
4,750
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479
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 479, General Foreign1840, 1p Black (1), 1840, 1p Black (1)1840, 1p Black (1). Unused Block, Clear to Large Margins, Exceptionally Fresh, Full o.g., small h.r., bottom pair faint crease, otherwise Very Fine, Rare Block

12,000
9,500
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480
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 480, General Foreign1840, 1p Black (1), 1840, 1p Black (1)1840, 1p Black (1). Fine, tied by Red Maltese Cross, Used as Forwarding Postage On 1840 Folded Cover from U.S., "Forwarded By Hardens Express From Boston" Bold Red Circle (partly under stamp), Clear Two Line "Bristol/Ship Letter" also in Red, ms. "by the Great Western", ms. rate marks deleted, British July 16 & 18, 1840 backstamps, A Lovely Cover and An Incredibly Rare Use of the World's First Stamp

E. 5,000-10,000
4,250
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481
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 481, General Foreign1840, 1p Black (1), 1840, 1p Black (1)1840, 1p Black (1). Horizontal Strip of Six, Margins All Around, Mostly Large except partly touched at bottom of third stamp, two stamps filing crease, tied by Red Maltese Cross cancels on legal size Nov. 1840 Folded Cover, Handsome, Rare Franking

E. 1,000-2,000
1,500
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482
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 482, General Foreign1840, 2p Blue (2), 1840, 2p Blue (2)1840, 2p Blue (2). Two Horizontal Pairs and Single, Large Margins to touching one side, top pair light crease from proximity to cover edge, Tied by Red Maltese Cross cancels on 2p Blue Mulready Entire (U2) to "Rajapootand, Agra, East Indies", Appropriate Series of Transits, Very Fine, Marvelous Classic Rarity and a Spectacular Showpiece, with Royal Certificate

E. 20,000-25,000
0
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483
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 483, General Foreign1840, 1p Blue (2), 1840, 1p Blue (2)1840, 1p Blue (2). Single and Horizontal Strip of Three, Large to Huge Margins, tied by Black Maltese Cross cancels on May 1841 Folded Cover (without wide flaps) to Denmark, Extremely Fine, Rare Usage

E. 1,000-2,000
1,700
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484
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 484, General Foreign1840, 2p Blue (2), 1840, 2p Blue (2)1840, 2p Blue (2). Horizontal Strip of Four, Large Margins, tied by Beautifully Struck Black Maltese Cross cancels on Aug. 1841 Folded Letter to Germany, Bold Two Line "Mac Duff Penny Post" and Two Line Hamburg 14 Aug., Bold ms. Rate mark, etc., Stamps have some expert margin repairs, Extremely Fine Appearance, Rare Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,650
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485
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 485, General Foreign1840, 2p Blue (2), 1840, 2p Blue (2)1840, 2p Blue (2). Horizontal Strip of Seven, Margins Virtually All Around, Mostly Ample to Large, Sheet Margin at Left Showing Part Imprint, right stamp faulty, on 83/4x5" Folded Letter, Black Maltese Cross cancels, 1841 pmks. on back, Very Rare Usage

E. 2,000-5,000
2,600
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486
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 486, General Foreign1902, 5sh-£1 Edward VII (140 two, 141, 142), 1902, 5sh-£1 Edward VII (140 two, 141, 142)1902, 5sh-£1 Edward VII (140 two, 141, 142). Used with Additional Franking and tied by Town pmks. on 1905 Registered Cover to U.S., blue registry crayon lines, Red Wax Seals, lacks backflap, Fine, Rare and Spectacular Non-Philatelic Usage

E. 1,000-2,000
2,100
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487
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 487, General ForeignHONDURAS, 1925, 25c on 2c Carmine Rose, Overprint (Sanabria 2), HONDURAS, 1925, 25c on 2c Carmine Rose, Overprint (Sanabria 2)HONDURAS, 1925, 25c on 2c Carmine Rose, Overprint (Sanabria 2). Very Fine Example of This Great Air Post Rarity of which Three Are Known, signed Kessler and others, with P.F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
9,500
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488
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 488, General ForeignINDIA, 1866, 6a Violet, Ty. I (29), INDIA, 1866, 6a Violet, Ty. I (29)INDIA, 1866, 6a Violet, Ty. I (29). Single and Horizontal Strip of Three Used With 8a Rose on Blue Glazed (10) on Registered Cover to France, Nice Range of Markings and Backstamps, Rare and Handsome Cover

E. 5,000-10,000
1,400
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489
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 489, General Foreign, ITALY, Offices in China, Peking, circa 1917, 5c-25c Victor Emanuel III, "Pechino" Provisional Overprints, 5c, 10c o.g., h.r., 25c Used, 5c light corner crease, otherwise Very Good-Very Fine Lot, Very Rare, Three Known of Sc, 10c; Five Known of 25c (All Used), Several Signatures

E. 5,000-10,000
7,000
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490
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 490, General ForeignJAPAN, 1883, 1s Green, 2s Carmine Rose (72, 73). Combination Franking with Korea Nos, JAPAN, 1883, 1s Green, 2s Carmine Rose (72, 73). Combination Franking with Korea NosJAPAN, 1883, 1s Green, 2s Carmine Rose (72, 73). Combination Franking with Korea Nos. 6-9 (Second Printings), Japanese Stamps pmkd. Gensan, Imperial Japanese Post Office 20 Aug., 1899, Korean Stamps pmkd. Seoul, All Tied on Cover to Nagasaki, Japan, Nagasaki Backstamp, Very Fine, Exceedingly Rare, with Holcombe Certificate

E. 20,000-25,000
14,000
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491
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 491, General ForeignKENYA, UGANGA & TANGANYIKA, 1922, £5 Blue & Black (41), KENYA, UGANGA & TANGANYIKA, 1922, £5 Blue & Black (41)KENYA, UGANGA & TANGANYIKA, 1922, £5 Blue & Black (41). H.r., Very Fine, Signed Champion

3,250
1,200
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492
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 492, General Foreign-----, 1922, £10 Green & Black (41A), -----, 1922, £10 Green & Black (41A)-----, 1922, £10 Green & Black (41A). Nicely Centered, Very Fine Example of This 20th Century Rarity, Signed Champion

17,500
5,750
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493
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 493, General Foreign-----, 1922, £10 Green & Black (41B), -----, 1922, £10 Green & Black (41B)-----, 1922, £10 Green & Black (41B). Well-centered, h.r., Very Fine Example of This Important Commonwealth Rarity

22,500
7,500
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494
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 494, General Foreign-----, 1922, £25 Red & Black (41C), -----, 1922, £25 Red & Black (41C)-----, 1922, £25 Red & Black (41C). Rich Color, h.r., Very Fine Example of This Very Rare Stamp

25,000
8,500
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495
E
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 495, General ForeignKOREA, circa 1894, 10p Purple, Yin Yang Essay on Thick Paper (7E), KOREA, circa 1894, 10p Purple, Yin Yang Essay on Thick Paper (7E)KOREA, circa 1894, 10p Purple, Yin Yang Essay on Thick Paper (7E). Fresh, Well-centered, natural straight edge at bottom, small thin spot, Very Fine Appearance, Rare, One of Two Known, Signed Holcombe, with his Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
2,300
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496
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 496, General ForeignMAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange, Earliest Impression (3), MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange, Earliest Impression (3)MAURITIUS, 1848, 1p Orange, Earliest Impression (3). Gibbons No.3, Large to Huge Margins including Left Sheet Margin, Vivid Color, neat target cancel, manuscript year date on back, Extremely Fine, a Marvelous "Gem," with Royal Certificate

22,500
14,000
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497
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 497, General Foreign-----, 1848, 2p Dark Blue, "Penoe" Error, Earliest Impression (4d), -----, 1848, 2p Dark Blue, "Penoe" Error, Earliest Impression (4d)-----, 1848, 2p Dark Blue, "Penoe" Error, Earliest Impression (4d). Gibbons No. 4a, Large Margins, Magnificent Color & Impression, Extremely Fine, a Phenomenally Beautiful & Extremely Rare Classic Stamp, ex-Ferrari, with R.P.S. Certificate

60,000
35,000
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498
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 498, General Foreign-----, 1848, 2p Blue, "Penoe" Error, Intermediate Impression (4f), -----, 1848, 2p Blue, "Penoe" Error, Intermediate Impression (4f)-----, 1848, 2p Blue, "Penoe" Error, Intermediate Impression (4f). Gibbons No. 14a, Large Margins, Fresh, o.g., tiny thin spot (not mentioned on accompanying P.F. Certificate), Extremely Fine Appearance, Handsome Classic Rarity

10,000
5,250
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499
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 499, General Foreign-----, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5), -----, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5)-----, 1848, 1p Orange on Bluish Paper, Early Impression (5). Immense Margins Showing Bit of Next Stamp at Bottom, Stamp Clear Impression, Rich Color, Neat "1" Double Ring Target cancels, Extremely Fine "Gem", A Magnificent Stamp

7,500
4,500
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500
og
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 500, General ForeignMEXICO, 1934, 20p Brown & Brown Lake (C61), MEXICO, 1934, 20p Brown & Brown Lake (C61)MEXICO, 1934, 20p Brown & Brown Lake (C61). Fresh, Exceptionally Well-centered, Lightly Hinged, Extremely Fine & Choice

1,600
700
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501
ogbl
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 501, General Foreign-----, 1935, 20c Amelia Earhart (C74), -----, 1935, 20c Amelia Earhart (C74)-----, 1935, 20c Amelia Earhart (C74). Mint Never Hinged Block, Nicely Centered, scissors separated at left yielding some trifle blunt perfs., otherwise Very Fine, Exceedingly Rare, One of Two Blocks Extant, Each Stamp Signed Bloch, with Friedl Certificate, The Premier 20th Century Item of Mexican Philately

15,000
13,500
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502
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 502, General ForeignMONACO, 1920, 5fr + 5fr Royal Wedding (B18), MONACO, 1920, 5fr + 5fr Royal Wedding (B18)MONACO, 1920, 5fr + 5fr Royal Wedding (B18). Huge remnant, bottom perfs. close to touch, Fine, Rare, Signed, With P.F. Certificate

7,500
3,000
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502A
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 502A, General ForeignNAURU, 1916, 10sh Seahorse, Waterlow Printing, Overprint (15a), NAURU, 1916, 10sh Seahorse, Waterlow Printing, Overprint (15a)NAURU, 1916, 10sh Seahorse, Waterlow Printing, Overprint (15a). Gibbons 18, Neat pmk., Beautifully Centered, light pressed out crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare, with Brandon Certificate

10,000
1,750
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503
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 503, General Foreign1851, 3p Red, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (1b), 1851, 3p Red, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (1b)1851, 3p Red, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (1b). Large Margins, Used With 6p Olive Yellow (2), Three Ample to Huge Margins, trifle in other side, Beautifully tied by Blue Oval Grids on Small Fresh 1859 Cover to England, Red "London Paid," etc., neatly mended flap tear, Beautiful Cover, ex-Caspary

3,350
2,200
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504
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 504, General Foreign1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b), 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b)1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b). Large Margins, Fresh Color, Neatly tied by Oval Grid on Small Neat 1859 Cover to Westport, Two backstamps, trivial toning spot in address from sealing wax, still a Very Fine and Choice Cover, ex-Caspary

2,750
2,200
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505
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 505, General Foreign1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b), 1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b)1851, 6p Olive Yellow, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (2b). Large Margins, Rich Color, tied by Oval Grid on Small Folded Cover, "Bend of Petticodias" and Dorchester backstamps, Fine, ex-Caspary, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
1,000
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506
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 506, General Foreign1851, 1sh Dull Violet, Diagonal Half Used as 6p (4a), 1851, 1sh Dull Violet, Diagonal Half Used as 6p (4a)1851, 1sh Dull Violet, Diagonal Half Used as 6p (4a). Ample to Large Margins, Vivid Color, Neatly tied by Oval Grid on Cover to Boston, Mass., Red "Paid 10" in Circle, St. John, New Brunswick 1860 backstamp, small mended cover tear at top, very trivial toning, otherwise Very Fine, Extremely Rare, with P.F. Certificate

14,000
5,750
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507
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 507, General Foreign1851, 1sh Dull Violet (4), 1851, 1sh Dull Violet (4)1851, 1sh Dull Violet (4). Margins All Around, Fresh Color, tied by light Blue Oval Grid on 1858 Folded Registered Cover to Halifax, light ms. "Registered" at left, three backstamps, few cover toning or soiling spots removed, otherwise Very Fine, Rare

E. 2,000-5,000
4,750
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508
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 508, General ForeignNEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown "Hawker" (C1), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown "Hawker" (C1)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1919, 3c Red Brown "Hawker" (C1). Fine Example of This Classic Air Post Rarity, Initialed on reverse "J.A.R." (J.A. Robinson, Postmaster) as Always, signed Sanabria, E. Diena & others, with E. Diena Certificate

20,000
9,500
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509
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 509, General Foreign-----, 1919, 3c Red Brown "Hawker" (C1), -----, 1919, 3c Red Brown "Hawker" (C1)-----, 1919, 3c Red Brown "Hawker" (C1). Well-Centered, reaffixed (slightly out of position) on Small Neat Cover to England postmarked "St. John's Nflnd. Apr. 12 1919", Very Fine and Choice (the "Hawker" aircraft was forced down into the sea and since the mail bag was immersed in water most of the 95 stamps washed off of the covers), A Great "Classic" Air Post Rarity, with Friedl Certificate

17,500
7,500
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510
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 510, General ForeignNEW GUINEA, 1935, £5 Green (C45), NEW GUINEA, 1935, £5 Green (C45)NEW GUINEA, 1935, £5 Green (C45). Exceptionally Fresh, Magnificent Margins & Centering, Lightly Hinged, Extremely Fine

1,850
650
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511
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 511, General Foreign1853, 1p Red Brown (1), 1853, 1p Red Brown (1)1853, 1p Red Brown (1). Vertical Strip of Three, Ample to Huge Margins, tiny margin scissors cut, couple really trivial corner margin creases, Bold Oval Grid cancels (not tied) on Sept. 1859 Buff Cover to Halifax, Red Londonderry backstamp, slight cover wear, still Rare and Handsome

1,050
1,000
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512
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 512, General Foreign1851-53, 1p-6p Victoria, Heraldics (1, 2, 4), 1851-53, 1p-6p Victoria, Heraldics (1, 2, 4)1851-53, 1p-6p Victoria, Heraldics (1, 2, 4). 1p Clear to Huge Margins, 3p and 6p Large to Huge Margins, Oval Grid cancels, 3p tied by Bold "10", Bold "Br. Packet Boston" pmk. on Fresh Feb. 1857 Folded Letter to N.Y. City, Halifax backstamp, Extremely Fine Three Color Franking, Choice Classic Postal History Rarity, ex-Seybold, Caspary

E. 5,000-10,000
23,000
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513
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 513, General Foreign1851, 3p Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2P (2a), 1851, 3p Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2P (2a)1851, 3p Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2P (2a). Used with Two Ample to Large Margined Normal Singles, tied by Oval Grids and Red Liverpool Packet Letter Tombstone on partial folded cover (lacks side and bottom flaps) to England, Large Red "5", Very Fine, with Royal Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
950
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514
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 514, General Foreign1851, 3p Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (2a), 1851, 3p Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (2a)1851, 3p Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (2a). Minor crease, Used with Two Ample to Large Margined Normal Singles (one filing crease), tied by Oval Grids and Red Liverpool Packet Tombstone on nearly complete 1855 Folded Cover to England (lacks side flaps), Red ms. "5", Very Handsome

E. 1,000-2,000
1,000
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515
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 515, General Foreign1851, 3p Dark Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (3a), 1851, 3p Dark Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (3a)1851, 3p Dark Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 11/2p (3a). Large Margins, Used With Mostly Huge Margined 6p Yellow Green (4) tied by Neat Oval Grids on Small Fresh 1857 Cover to England, Red Liverpool Packet Tombstone, "Parrsborough" backstamp, Extremely fine, ex-Caspary

2,375
7,000
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516
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 516, General Foreign1851, 6p Yellow Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (4a), 1851, 6p Yellow Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (4a)1851, 6p Yellow Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (4a). Tied by Oval Grid on 1858 Mourning Cover to Halifax, Two Line "Missent To St. John N.B.", cover bit reduced at right, minor cover toning, otherwise Very Fine

2,500
1,600
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517
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 517, General Foreign1851, 6p Dark Green (5), 1851, 6p Dark Green (5)1851, 6p Dark Green (5). Large to Huge Margins Showing Bits of Two Adjoining Stamps, light crease mostly in margin at top, tied by Oval Grid on Small 1859 Cover to Mass., St. Johns pmk., Two Red "Paid 10" in Circles, Fantastic Stamp, ex-Caspary

750
800
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518
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 518, General Foreign1851, 6p Dark Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (5a), 1851, 6p Dark Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (5a)1851, 6p Dark Green, Diagonal Half Used as 3p (5a). Tied by Oval Grid on Gray 1859 Cover to Halifax, Kentville backstamp, Very Fine, ex-Caspary

3,750
3,500
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519
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 519, General Foreign1851, 1sh Dull Violet (7), 1851, 1sh Dull Violet (7)1851, 1sh Dull Violet (7). Three Huge Margins Showing Portion of Adjoining Stamp, touched other side, Used With Average 3p Blue (2) tied by Grids on large size Registered Folded Cover, 1860 Use from Halifax to Amherst, stamps have light filing crease, cover file folds and separation, still a Very Presentable Example of the 11-Usage, ex-Seybold

2,875
2,800
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520
 
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 520, General ForeignRHODESIA, 1910, 1p Rose Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (102a), RHODESIA, 1910, 1p Rose Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (102a)RHODESIA, 1910, 1p Rose Carmine, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (102a). Town pmk., top stamp tiny thin spot, bottom stamp couple light creases, Fine-Very Fine Appearance, faults immaterial due to Extreme Rarity, Only Three or Four Used Pairs Known, One of The Gems of Rhodesian Philately (Catalogued $27,500 Unused, Uncatalogued Used)

E. 2,000-5,000
2,400
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521
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 521, General Foreign-----, 1910, £1 Bluish Slate & Carmine (118), -----, 1910, £1 Bluish Slate & Carmine (118)-----, 1910, £1 Bluish Slate & Carmine (118). Fresh, Well-centered, minor natural offset on back, Very Fine & Choice

2,000
600
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522
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-----, 1910, £1 Scarlet & Reddish Mauve Error (118 var). Gibbons 166ab, Nicely Centered, Rich Color, h.r., bit disturbed o.g., light bend, a Very Fine Example of This Rare Error of Color

0
2,100
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523
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 523, General Foreign1861, 1p Rose, 6p Yellow Green (1, 1B), 1861, 1p Rose, 6p Yellow Green (1, 1B)1861, 1p Rose, 6p Yellow Green (1, 1B). Horizontal Strip of Four and Horizontal Pair Respectively, tied by "A10" Oval Grids on Sept. 1861 Duke de Polignac Correspondence Folded Cover to France, Red "London Paid", Calais Transit and Red "PO", Red pencil "1/2" rate mark, A Beautiful and Enormously Rare Cover, One of the Most Important Classic British West Indies Covers Known

E. 5,000-10,000
9,500
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524
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 524, General Foreign1862, 1p Rose, 6p Dark Green (2, 3), 1862, 1p Rose, 6p Dark Green (2, 3)1862, 1p Rose, 6p Dark Green (2, 3). Horizontal Pair of Former, lightly tied by "A10" Oval Grids, "Saint-Vincent Jy 09 66" pmk. on Duke de Polignac Folded Cover to France, London and Calais Transits, Very Fine, ex-Caspary

E. 750-1,000
2,200
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525
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 525, General Foreign1866, 4p Blue (6), 1866, 4p Blue (6)1866, 4p Blue (6). Horizontal Pair, Beautiful Color, Red "A10" Oval Grid and St. Vincent Nov. 1867 pmk., tied by Red "London Paid" on Duke de Polignac Correspondence Folded Cover to France, A Beauty, ex-Caspary

E. 750-1,000
4,000
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526
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 526, General Foreign1869, 4p Orange (7), 1869, 4p Orange (7)1869, 4p Orange (7). Two Singles, Bright Color, Bold "A10" Oval Grid cancel, tied by Red "London Paid" on 1870 Duke de Polignac Correspondence Folded Cover to France, a Very Handsome and Striking Cover, ex-Caspary

E. 1,000-2,000
4,000
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527
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 527, General Foreign1889, 1sh Brown (10), 1889, 1sh Brown (10)1889, 1sh Brown (10). Used With Horizontal Strip of Four 1p Black (13) tied by "A10" Oval Grids and Calais Transit on 1871 Duke de Polignac Correspondence Folded Cover to France, A Handsome and Very Rare Cover, ex-Caspary

E. 1,000-2,000
5,500
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528
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 528, General Foreign1871, 1sh Deep Rose (17), 1871, 1sh Deep Rose (17)1871, 1sh Deep Rose (17). Single and Horizontal Pair, tied by "A10" Grids cancels, Red St. Vincent and "London Paid" on slightly oversize 1873 Cover to England, minor toning, still attractive, Very Rare, with Royal Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
5,000
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529
c
Sale Number 679, Lot Number 529, General ForeignTRINIDAD, 1847, 5c Blue, "Lady McLeod" (Gibbons 1), TRINIDAD, 1847, 5c Blue, "Lady McLeod" (Gibbons 1)TRINIDAD, 1847, 5c Blue, "Lady McLeod" (Gibbons 1). Three Large Margins, Ample to touching at left, small scuff & crease (cracking the paper in places), ms. "X" pen cancel, on 1847 Taylor Correspondence Folded Letter From Port of Spain to San Fernando (not tied as usual), stamp has been lifted from cover and reaffixed, cover filing creases as virtually always, Rare and Attractive, with Holcombe Certificate

0
6,000
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530
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 530, General ForeignTURKS ISLANDS, 1894, 5p Olive Green & Carmine, Diagonal Half Used as 21/2p (57a), TURKS ISLANDS, 1894, 5p Olive Green & Carmine, Diagonal Half Used as 21/2p (57a)TURKS ISLANDS, 1894, 5p Olive Green & Carmine, Diagonal Half Used as 21/2p (57a). well Tied by Oval Grid cancel, Matching "Turks Islands De 31 95" pmk., on cover to New York, "P.O.N.Y./1-14-97/Paid All" Backstamp, some minor cover back faults, Rare & Attractive

3,000
4,250
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531
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 531, General ForeignTWO SICILIES, 1859, 1g-5g "Bomba Heads" (12a, 13, 14a), TWO SICILIES, 1859, 1g-5g "Bomba Heads" (12a, 13, 14a)TWO SICILIES, 1859, 1g-5g "Bomba Heads" (12a, 13, 14a). Sasone Nos. 43 (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 Cover 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

E. 1,000-2,000
1,350
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532
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Sale Number 679, Lot Number 532, General Foreign, ZEPPELIN FLIGHT COVERS, 1928-31, Collection of Seven Different, Variety of Frankings, Markings, and Destinations, including Germany Nos. C35-C37, C38 Pair, C39, C40; Highlight is Interrupted 1929 North America Flight, Round the World Flight and South American Flight Cover with Combination Franking U.S. Nos. C14, 566, 570 & Germany No. C37, Probably Unique, Signed Bloch, This cover and others with Appropriate Zeppelin Cachets and Markings, Very Fine Lot

E. 2,000-5,000
1,450
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