Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — General Foreign

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
479
og
Sale 708, Lot 479, General ForeignAUSTRALIA, 1913, £2 Deep Rose & Black (15). Very Fine

5,000
1,400
480
og
Sale 708, Lot 480, General Foreign-----, 1919, £2 Deep Rose & Black (58). Fresh, Excellent Centering, lightly hinged, Very Fine

3,750
1,800
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481
og
Sale 708, Lot 481, General Foreign-----, 1930, £2 Dull Red & Black (102). Virtually Perfect Centering, Fresh, Very Fine and Choice

3,250
1,500
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482
og
Sale 708, Lot 482, General Foreign-----, 1964, 7sh6p Olive Green (176). Complete Mint Never Hinged Sheet of 80, Very Fine

5,000
1,050
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483
og
AUSTRIA, 1946, 1s-5s Renner Souvenir Sheets (B185-B188). Complete Mint Never Hinged Set, Very Fine

2,100
1,100
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484
og
-----, 1946, 1s-5s Renner Souvenir Sheets (B185-B188). Complete Mint Never Hinged Set, few minor inclusions, Very Fine

2,100
1,050
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485
og
-----, Italian Occupation, 1918, 10k Deep Purple, Handstamped Overprint, Trieste Issue (N17). Lightly hinged, Very Fine, Very Rare, signed Irwin He'iman, with Metro (1941) letter of authenticity and P.F. Certificate

10,000
6,250
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486
og
Sale 708, Lot 486, General ForeignBANGKOK, 1885, 32c on 2a Yellow & Black (22). Fresh, o.g., some minor gum toning spots, tiny pinhole, otherwise Fine, Exceedingly Rare Stamp, Only 20 Printed, with Royal Certificate

12,500
3,500
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487
og
Sale 708, Lot 487, General ForeignBECHUANALAND, 1887, £5 Lilac (22). Fresh, o.g., h.r., Fine, Rare, with Royal Certificate

5,500
2,000
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488
 
Sale 708, Lot 488, General ForeignBRITISH COLUMBIA & VANCOUVER ISLAND, 1865, 5c Rose (3). Gibbons No. 11, Margins Virtually All Around (trifle irregular and just touched at top), Blue "35" Grid cancel, trifle faded, otherwise Fine for this Rare Stamp, with Royal Certificate (Gibbons £8000)

7,500
800
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489
c
Sale 708, Lot 489, General ForeignBRITISH GUIANA, 1852, 1c Black on Magenta (6). Horizontal Strip of Four with Top Left Sheet Corner Margins, somewhat irregularly cut in on other two sides, on Cover to Georgetown tied by Berbice Aug. 1853 pmks., margin crease and some surface scrapes, Extremely Rare, with P.F. Certificate (Gibbons £17,000+ off-cover, three times factor for on cover)

26,000
4,000
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490
 
Sale 708, Lot 490, General ForeignBRITISH HONDURAS, 1866, 1p Blue (1). Two average Horizontal Pairs, tied by "A06" Grids on U.S. 3c Pink Entire (front only) to Texas, "Belize JY 28 69" pmk., Postmarked on Arrival in U.S. with "New Orleans La.", Boxed "Steamship" and "Due 7" in Circle (Due on Carribean Rate), some faults, Extremely Rare Mixed Franking

E. 500-750
900
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491
c
Sale 708, Lot 491, General Foreign-----, 1888, 2c (Red) on 50c on Ish Gray, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (26c). In Horizontal Pair With Normal No. 26, Used with Nos. 28(2), 29 and 30, All tied by Grids, "Belize Ju 6 89" pmk. on Registered Cover to Germany, Very Fine

E. 500-750
900
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492
c
Sale 708, Lot 492, General Foreign1851, 3p Red (1). Large to Huge Margins except trifle in partly at right, light bend from cover file fold and minor tear, Target cancel, "Hamilton C.W. May 1,1851," pmk. lifted and reaffixed on Folded Letter to Toronto, This is the Earliest Known Date of Use of Canada No. 1 and May Well be a First Day Use. Extremely Rare (only one other May 1, 1851 cover known), With Greene Certificate which states that the cover is genuine but rather harshly states that the stamp has a crease and that it is torn

E. 2,000-5,000
1,600
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493
 
Sale 708, Lot 493, General Foreign1857, 6p Reddish Purple, Thick Soft Wove (10). Large to Huge Margins, Neat Bluish Black Target cancel, Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary

2,750
2,700
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494
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 494, General Foreign1897, $5.00 Jubilee (65). Left Sheet Margin Block, Wonderfully Fresh, lightly hinged, trivial natural gum bends, top left stamp minor tear, otherwise Very Fine, Handsome Block

6,000
2,700
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495
og
Sale 708, Lot 495, General Foreign1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a). Right Sheet Margin Single, minor hinge remnant, Extremely Fine

1,500
5,500
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496
og
Sale 708, Lot 496, General Foreign1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a). Minor hinge remnant, Extremely Fine

1,500
5,500
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497
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 497, General Foreign1959, 5c St. Lawrence Seaway, Center Inverted (387a). Mint Never Hinged Bottom Margin Block, Very Fine, An Extraordinary and Spectacular Rare Showpiece

70,000
28,000
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498
og
Sale 708, Lot 498, General ForeignCAYMAN ISLANDS, 1907, 1/2p on 5sh Vermilion & Green, Double Surcharge (18b). Fresh, Very Fine, Extremely Rare, with P.F. Certificate which notes "nearly complete double surcharge", ex-Major Dumas

15,000
3,250
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499
og
Sale 708, Lot 499, General Foreign-----, 1908, 21/2p on 4p Brown & Blue (20). Fresh, lightly hinged, tiny natural inclusion, Fine

3,850
1,150
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500
c
Sale 708, Lot 500, General ForeignCEYLON, 1857, 1sh violet (11). Two Fine Singles tied by Grids on Fresh 1860 Folded Cover to Scotland, Scarce and Attractive

E. 500-750
800
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501
og
Sale 708, Lot 501, General Foreign-----, 1927, 100r Ultramarine & Dull Violet (247). Top Right Corner Margin Single, Very Fine

2,000
1,000
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502
og
Sale 708, Lot 502, General ForeignCYPRUS, 1928, £5 Black on Yellow (109). Barest trace of hinging, Very Fine

7,000
2,200
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503
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 503, General ForeignECUADOR, 1928, 50c-3s "Scadta" Surcharges (C1-C5, CF1). Singles and Blocks, all Mint Never Hinged except number C1, Fine-Very Fine

4,750
1,100
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504
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 504, General Foreign-----, 1928, 50c-25s "Scadta" Pictorials (C16-C25, CF2). Singles and Blocks, Mint Never Hinged, Very Fine

3,010
700
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505
P
EGYPT, The Royal Imperforate Printing, 463 Stamps in Singles, Blocks, Corner Blocks or Control Number Blocks, includes Definitives, Commems, Semi-Postals, Air Post, Special Delivery and Postage Dues, Virtually All on Thick Wove with "Cancelled" or Arabic Inscription on back. This collection Represents Over One Half of the 288 Different Catalogue Numbers printed. It also includes a Few Errors of Color plus some Issued Postage Due Stamps with Royal Handstamps on backs. Many of these were only issued in quantities of 25 or 50. Very Fine and Interesting Lot, with the 1959 George Lee catalogue for historical reference and valuation

E. 2,000-5,000
8,500
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506
c
Sale 708, Lot 506, General ForeignESTONIA, ca. 1916, "Eesti (Rakwere) 35" Surcharge on Russia 1k Brown Orange Wrapper (Michel 4). The Unique Unused Entire (one used entire known), Very Fine and Important Rarity, with Mikulski Certificate DM

0
4,750
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507
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 507, General ForeignFALKLAND ISLANDS, 1928, 21/2P on 2p Brown Violet (52). Block, Fresh, Well-centered, Top Right Stamp Mint Never Hinged, another barest trace of hinging, Very Fine, 1179 Printed, signed AlIen, with B.P.A. Certificate

7,000
2,700
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508
c
Sale 708, Lot 508, General Foreign-----, 1933, 1/2p-£1 Centenary (65-76). Complete Set tied on Eight Covers, All Cancelled in 1933, Top Five Values are on Individual Covers, 1sh is a First Day Use, 2sh6p-£1 are "Wilson" Registered Covers, Very Fine, Rare

6,949
3,000
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509
og
Sale 708, Lot 509, General Foreign-----, 1933, £1 Centenary (76). Barest trace of hinging, Very Fine

2,750
1,050
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510
og
Sale 708, Lot 510, General Foreign-----, 1933, £1 Centenary (76). Lightly hinged, Very Fine

2,750
1,150
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511
og
Sale 708, Lot 511, General ForeignFAR EASTERN REPUBLIC, 1923, 20k on 20k & 20k on 30k, Vladivostok Provisional Air Post (Michel 53, 56). Latter with Inverted Overprint, each lightly hinged, latter with few blunt perfs., otherwise Very Fine, Rare, in Use Only One Day and Only 100 Each Issued, Each with P.F. Certificate

0
900
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512
og
Sale 708, Lot 512, General Foreign-----, 1923, 20k on 20k & 20k on 50k, Vladivostok Provisional Air Post (Michel 53, 56). Lightly hinged, Very Fine, Rare, Only 100 Each Issued, each with P.F. Certificate

0
725
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513
 
Sale 708, Lot 513, General ForeignFINLAND, 1866, 10p Red Brown on Lilac, Roulette III, Error of Color (13c). Used, Rich Color, three or four slightly shorter perfs., Nearly Very Fine, Rare Classic Error, signed Calves

3,500
900
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514
c
Sale 708, Lot 514, General ForeignFRANCE, "BaIlon Monte" Cover to the United States, January 22, 1871 Folded Letter Carried Aboard the Balloon "General Daumesnil", Written by a U.S. News Correspondent in Paris to New York and Franked with numbers 34 and 59, tied by Numeral in Star of Dots, Red London and New York pmks., Red "2 Cents" Credit, Excellent Contents Regarding Casualties and Fighting, 30c stamp has margin faults, still a Very Attractive and Rare Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,100
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515
c
Sale 708, Lot 515, General Foreign-----, 1849, 1fr Dark Carmine on Yellowish (9). Full to Large Margins, Used with Horizontal Pair 10c Bister (1), Three Margins, on Blue 1851 Cover to Bologna, Papal States, Italy, with Diamond Grill cancel'tying adhesives, Chalons Transit and Red "PO", Paris, Bologna and indistinct Red Backstamps. Cover missing part of back, otherwise Fine Overall (1fr Very Fine), Rare on Cover, signed Twice by Calves. Scott $1000 as Used, Ceres 40,000fr on Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
700
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516
c
Sale 708, Lot 516, General ForeignCameroun, 1900, 3m, 5m Yachts (18, 19). Top Right Right Corner Singles tied on Registered Cover to Germany, Very Fine

0
575
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517
c
Sale 708, Lot 517, General ForeignCaroline Islands, 1899, 50pf Eagle, 48° Overprint (6a). Used with 3pf-25pf 56° Overprints, Each tied by neat DEUTSCHE SEEPOST pmk. on Blue Cover to Carl Wacker in Hamburg, backstamped, light vertical file fold, otherwise Very Fine. Also includes a Very Fine Cover from the sale correspondence from the MARIANAS ISLANDS, all with 56° Overprints (11-16)

E. 1,000-2,000
1,150
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518
c
Sale 708, Lot 518, General ForeignGerman South-West Africa, 1899, 10p Carmine, Overprint, Diagonal Half Used as 5pf (9 var). Michel 7 var, on Locally Used Post Card tied by "Keetmanshoop 18/800" pmk., card creases, otherwise Very Fine, Very Scarce

0
400
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519
c
Sale 708, Lot 519, General ForeignKiauchau, 1900, 2m-5m Yachts (20-22). Tied by Tsingtau pmks. on 1904 Registered Cover to Germany, Very Fine

0
750
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520
c
Sale 708, Lot 520, General ForeignMariana Islands, 1901, 3m, 5m Yachts (28, 29). Tied by "Saipan 12/7 05" pmks. on Registered Cover to Germany, cover filing crease, Very Fine

0
625
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521
c
Sale 708, Lot 521, General ForeignMarshall Islands, 1901, 1m-5m Yachts (22-25). Tied by "Jaluit 26/1208" pmks. on Registered Cover to Germany, Very Fine

0
850
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522
c
Sale 708, Lot 522, General ForeignTogo, 1900, Im-5m Yachts (16-19). Tied by Sikode 1909 pmks. on Registered Cover to Germany, Very Fine, Scarce

0
900
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523
c
Sale 708, Lot 523, General ForeignMecklenburg-Schwerin 1864, 1/4s Red, Rouletted (4a). Michel Number 4, Vertical Pair (2/4s). Wide Margins, scissors cut at bottom and partly at right, tied by Blue Double-Circle Rostock pmk. on Petite Local Cover, Fine, with Berger Certificate

0
2,200
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524
c
Sale 708, Lot 524, General Foreign-----, 1864, 1/4s Red, Rouletted (4a). Michel Number 4, Full Margins and Rouletting, tied by BOIZENBURG Double Circle pmk. on 1860 3s Yellow Entire (Michel U7), Addressed to Kiel (31/4s Rate), Blue Crayon cancelling Entire, Fresh and Choice, Very Fine, a Great Rarity, with Berger Certificate

0
3,750
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525
c
-----, 1856-64, Collection of 32 Covers (including Four Entires and 12 Entires Used with Adhesives) plus Four Unused and Four Used Stamps (Two on Piece), Stamps No. 1-5 and 7 plus 1s, 11/2 and 3s Entires Represented, Some Multiples, Many Varieties of Mixed Frankings. Better items include No. 4 on Newspaper (Berger Certificate), Pair of No. 1 (8x1/4s) on 3s Entire, and a Very Fine No. 3 (with Berger Certificate) on Folded Letter from Rostock to Mainz, There are also a couple North German Postal District Covers and Two Mecklenburg-Strelitz Covers (including No.4 on Cover). Fine- Very Fine, A Handsome Collection

E. 5,000-10,000
6,750
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526
c
Sale 708, Lot 526, General ForeignMecklenburg-Strelitz, 1864, 1s Violet (3). Nicely Centered with Full Rouletting, Fine Impression, Neatly Tied By ALTSTRELITZ pmk. and blue pen cancels on Folded Cover to Neustrelitz, Fine, a Great Rarity on Cover, with Buhler Certificate

0
7,000
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527
c
Sale 708, Lot 527, General Foreign-----, 1864, 2sg Ultramarine (5). Tied By lightly struck Furstenberg pmk. on Blue Folded Cover to Berlin, horizontal file fold at top barely affects adhesive, otherwise Handsome and Fine, with Buhler Certificate

0
1,400
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528
c
Sale 708, Lot 528, General Foreign-----, 1864, 2sg Ultramarine (5). Handsome Example tied By Red Pencil cancel on 1864 2sg Ultramarine Entire (Michel U2A) addressed to Berlin with Neustrelitz pmk., Fine, A Rare Combination Usage, with Buhler Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
2,500
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529
c
Sale 708, Lot 529, General Foreign-----, 1864, 1gr Carmine, Entire (Michel U1A). Single Circle FELDBERG pmk., Fine, A Very Rare Cancellation, Only Two or Three Known, with Berger Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,400
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530
 
Sale 708, Lot 530, General ForeignSaxony, 1850, 3pf Brown Red (1a, Michel 1c). Outstandingly Large Margins, Fresh, tied by Double Circle LEIPZ(IG) pmk., on small piece (lifted for examination and then re-affixed), an Extremely Fine Example of this Clasic Rarity, signed Schlesinger, Thier, with Brettl Certificate.

12,000
10,000
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531
c
Sale 708, Lot 531, General ForeignThurn & Taxis, 1859, 10sgr Orange (14). Michel Number 19, Margins to bit irregularly in, minor crease, Used With 2sgr Blue, Roulette (25) tied by Numeral Targets and Red "N. Yark Am. Pkt. Paid" on Neat Cover from Jena to U. S., Red "Aachen Paid 23 cts.", etc., Scarce and Attractive

0
525
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532
c
Sale 708, Lot 532, General ForeignWurttemburg, 1863, 18kr Orange (40). Two, couple trivial flaws, Used With 6kr Blue (37) tied by Town pmks.. and Magenta "Aachen Paid 23 cts. on 1865 Cover to U.S., Very Attractive, Scarce

0
575
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533
og
Sale 708, Lot 533, General ForeignGERMANY, 1920, 3m Black Violet, Watermarked Circles (102). Very Fine, A Rare Stamp Missing From Nearly All General Collections of Germany, with P.F. Certificate

2,000
1,600
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534
og
Sale 708, Lot 534, General ForeignGIBRALTAR, 1925, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93). Mint Never Hinged, Extremely Fine

3,500
1,750
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535
og
Sale 708, Lot 535, General Foreign-----, 1925, £5 Dull Violet & Black (93). Barest trace of hinging, Extremely Fine

3,500
1,550
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536
og
Sale 708, Lot 536, General ForeignGOLD COAST, 1889, 20sh Green & Red (24). Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, Rare, The Key Gold Coast Stamp, signed Diena, with Diena Certificate

7,500
2,500
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537
c
Sale 708, Lot 537, General Foreign"Jos. Davies, New England Coffee House, Threadneedle Sheet, London.", Five Line Forwarder's Stencil Mark on back of 1820 Folded Letter to New York, ms. "6" rate, some aging and internal splits, Fine Appearance, Extremely Rare Trans-Atlantic Forwarder, Possibly Unique

E. 500-750
425
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538
c
Sale 708, Lot 538, General Foreign1841, 1p Red Brown (3). Margins All Around, Uncancelled, on March 1892 Folded Letter to the U.S., Bold Blue "Philadelphia, Pa. Apr. 27" pmk. and matching "Ship", ms. rate mark, beautiful over all "patina", Very Fine, Rare, ex-Oscar Selzar

E. 1,000-2,000
500
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539
og
Sale 708, Lot 539, General Foreign1880, 2sh Pale Brown (56). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Fine, Very Rare, signed Bloch, with Friedl Certificate

9,500
4,000
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540
c
Sale 708, Lot 540, General Foreign1873, 6p Gray (62). Plate 14, tied by "C35" Oval Grid (British P.O. in Panama) on 1875 Folded Letter to U.S. Used in Combination With Peru 10c Vermilion (17), bottom right corner damaged before use, "New-York Due 5 cts." handstamp, Rare Cover

E. 750-1,000
425
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541
 
Sale 708, Lot 541, General Foreign1873, 6p Buff, Watermarked Spray (63). Very Well Centered, straight edge at right (trifle irregular), few perf. flaws, otherwise Very Fine, One of the Great Rarities of Great Britain, an "Abnormal" with Less Than One Sheet Known

10,000
2,600
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542
og
Sale 708, Lot 542, General Foreign1882, 5sh Rose on Bluish (90). Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

7,500
2,100
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543
og
Sale 708, Lot 543, General Foreign1884, £1 Brown Violet (110). Fresh, o.g., hinge remnant, centered slightly to bottom, Nearly Very Fine

13,500
4,750
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544
og
Sale 708, Lot 544, General Foreign1913, £1 Green (176). Left Margin Single, very light hinge mark, Extremely Fine

3,000
1,050
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545
og
Sale 708, Lot 545, General Foreign1840, 1p Black, "V.R." Official (O1). Large Even Margins, Full o.g., small h.r., a Very Fine Example of One of the Major Rarities of Great Britain, signed Maury

11,000
4,750
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546
og
Sale 708, Lot 546, General Foreign1902, 1sh Carmine Rose & Green, "Board of Education" Official (O71). Fresh, well-centered, Very Fine Example of This Great British Rarity, signed Bloch, with Friedl, P.F. and Proschold Certificates

50,000
17,500
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547
 
Sale 708, Lot 547, General ForeignINDIA, Scinde District Post, 1852, 1/2a Blue, "Dawk" (A2). Two Large Margins, touches at right and bottom, Fine Example of this Rarity

6,000
1,100
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548
c
Sale 708, Lot 548, General Foreign-----, 1866, 6a Violet, Type I (29). Used With Horizontal Pair of 8a Rose (18) and Single 8p Lilac (19) tied by Fancy Blue "B/1" Octagons and Greenish Blue "Forwarded By (7)" pmks. on Oct. 1866 Cover to England, ms. "Per Express Via Bombay & Marsielles," Very Fine, signed Diena

E. 1,000-2,000
675
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549
og
Sale 708, Lot 549, General ForeignIRELAND, 1922, 10sh Seahorse, Overprint, Major Retouch of Plate 5A, Row 2, Stamp 1 (38 var). Fresh, Very Fine, Rare, One of Only Three Known, with MacDonnell Whyte Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
4,250
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550
og
Sale 708, Lot 550, General ForeignISRAEL, 1948, 3m-50m First Dues (J1-J5). Mint Never Hinged Tab Singles, Very Fine Set

2,750
900
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551
og
Sale 708, Lot 551, General Foreign-----, 1948, 3m-50m First Dues (J1-J5). Mint Never Hinged Tab Singles, Fine-Very Fine Set, with Friedl Certificate

2,750
950
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552
c
Sale 708, Lot 552, General ForeignITALY, Sardinia, 1853, 20c Blue, 40c Pale Rose (5, 6). Horizontal Pair of latter, tied by Nice ("Nizza") pmks. on Jan. 1854 Cover to England, 20c slightly in at right, one 40c small barely noticeable tear, otherwise Very Fine, Rare Cover, signed Diena, with his Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,200
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553
c
Sale 708, Lot 553, General Foreign-----, Tuscany, 1851-57, 1cr-9cr Lions (8, 12, 14, 15). Margins to barely in, 1cr light filing crease, on 1858 Folded Letter to U.S. tied by "P.O." cancels, Red French and Philadelphia Transits, Very Pretty Four Color Franking, Scarce, ex-Gibson

E. 500-750
2,100
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554
c
Sale 708, Lot 554, General Foreign-----, Two Sicilies, 1860, 1/2t Deep Blue (8). Unused, Fresh, rebacked and right margin added, Extremely Fine Appearing Example of This Exceedingly Rare Unused Stamp, with Roumet Certificate (catalogues $65,000.00)

E. 2,000-5,000
2,900
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555
og
Sale 708, Lot 555, General ForeignJAMAICA, 1916, 5p Orange & Black, Double Overprint (E1a). Fresh, Extremely Fine, lightly hinged, signed Gibbons and Champion

2,500
850
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556
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 556, General ForeignJAPAN, 1937, ly Crest, 5y, 10y Jingo (252-254). Mint Never Hinged Corner Margin Blocks, Extremely Fine, Beautiful Quality

3,680
4,000
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557
og
Sale 708, Lot 557, General ForeignLABUAN, 1905, $2.00 Gray Green, Overprint (121). Fresh, hinge remnant, VF, Rare, with Royal Certificate

4,500
1,300
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558
og
Sale 708, Lot 558, General ForeignLIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5fr Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115). Mint Never Hinged. Very Fine

2,000
1,050
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559
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 559, General ForeignMALAYA, Johore, 1904, 1c-$100.00 (59-75). Mint Never Hinged Margin Blocks, Fine-Very Fine Set

5,457
2,100
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560
og
Sale 708, Lot 560, General ForeignMALTA, 1919, 10sh Black (65). Mint Never Hinged, Very Fine, Rare, signed Bloch, with Friedl Certificate

5,750
3,500
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561
og
Sale 708, Lot 561, General Foreign1848, 2p Dark Blue, "Penoe" Error, Earliest Impression (4d). Gibbons Number 4a, Large Margins, Magnificent Color and Impression, Extremely Fine, a Phenomenally Beautiful and Extremely Rare Classic Stamp, ex-Ferrari, with R.P.S. Certificate

60,000
37,500
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562
og
Sale 708, Lot 562, General Foreign1848, 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
4,500
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563
 
Sale 708, Lot 563, General Foreign1848, 1p Bright Orange on Bluish, Early Impression (5). Large to Huge Margins, Rich Color, Clear "2" in Two Ring Target cancel, slight thin in bottom margin clear of design, otherwise Extremely Fine, A Beautiful and Rare Stamp, with BPA Certificate

7,500
1,900
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564
c
Sale 708, Lot 564, General Foreign1848, 1p Orange Red on Bluish, Worn Impression (5b). Vertical Strip of Four, Huge Margins to slightly in, tied by Oval Grids and French pmks. on Nov. 1859 Folded Letter to France, letter carelessly opened and Sewn Closed With Thread!, Rare Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
700
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565
 
Sale 708, Lot 565, General Foreign1848, 2p Blue on Bluish Gray, Early Impression (6). Large to Huge Margins, Lovely Color, Neat Large Grid cancel, Extremely Fine and Rare, with Royal Certificate

8,000
3,500
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566
 
Sale 708, Lot 566, General Foreign1859, 2p Blue on Bluish, Intermediate Impression (14B). Gibbons No. 28, Horizontal Pair, Huge Margins, tied on piece by Oval Grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with Royal Certificate

3,500
1,600
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567
 
Sale 708, Lot 567, General Foreign1859, 2p Blue on Bluish, "Fillet Head" (15). Margins All Around, natural dry print in top left corner, Oval Grid cancel, Very Fine, Exceptional

5,000
1,100
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568
og
Sale 708, Lot 568, General ForeignMESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 2a on 1pi Blue (N9). Fresh, Fine, Rare, 59 Printed, with P.F. Certificate

7,500
1,550
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569
og
Sale 708, Lot 569, General ForeignMEXICO, 1929, 50c Dark Blue & Claret, Vertical Strip of Three Imperforate Between (C2b). In Vertical Strip of Five (normal stamps at top and bottom), top error stamp small gum disturbance from hinge removal, Fine, Extremely Rare

10,000
3,750
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570
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 570, General Foreign-----, 1934, 20c-10p University (C54-C61). Mint Never Hinged Blocks, Very Fine Set

7,622
3,500
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571
og
Sale 708, Lot 571, General ForeignMONTSERRAT, 1884, 4p Blue (9). Fresh, Large Part o.g., hinge remnant, Well-centered, Very Fine, Rare

6,500
1,200
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572
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 572, General ForeignNAURU, 1916, 10sh Indigo Blue Seahorse, "Specimen" Overprint (15aS). Mint Never Hinged Right Margin Block, Extremely Fine, Probably Unique

0
2,500
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573
og
Sale 708, Lot 573, General ForeignNEW HEBRIDES, 1908, 1p Carmine, Vertical Pair, Top Stamp Without Overprint (8a). Fresh, minor hinge remnant, Very Fine, Rare, Only Ten Pairs Recorded, with Royal Certificate

9,000
2,600
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574
c
Sale 708, Lot 574, General ForeignNEW SOUTH WALES, 1850, 1p Red, 2p Blue (2, 8). 1P "Kiss Print" (Appears as Double Impression), tied by Grids on 1851 Folded Cover to Scotland, Red "* Paid Ship Letter * Sydney", ms. "8" due mark, etc., Fine, with P.F. Certificate

E. 500-750
400
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575
og
Sale 708, Lot 575, General ForeignNEW ZEALAND, 1937, 35sh Yellow (AR62). Very Fine, The Key Postal-Fiscal Issue, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,800
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576
og
Sale 708, Lot 576, General ForeignNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1893, 10sh on 5p Lilac & Blue (33). Fresh, lightly hinged, Very Fine Example of This Extremely Rare Stamp, Only 32 Printed, signed Bloch, with Royal Certificate

16,500
4,750
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577
c
Sale 708, Lot 577, General ForeignNORTH-WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1915, £1 Ultramarine & Brown (10). Gibbons New Guinea Number 85, tied by "Rabaul 31 Ja 17" pmk. on Reg. Cover to New South Wales, German Registry Label, Purple Crown Censor Oval, etc., Very Fine, Very Rare

1,500
650
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578
og
Sale 708, Lot 578, General Foreign-----, 1915, 21/2P Dark Blue (14). Left perfs. touch, light red discoloration at bottom, Very Rare, Only 34 Recorded, signed Bloch

9,500
4,500
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579
c
Sale 708, Lot 579, General ForeignNOV A SCOTIA, 1853, 1p Red Brown (1). Ample to Large Margins, Rich Color, Neatly tied by Oval Grid on' Fresh Circular Rate Cover, Exceptionally Fine, Rare in Such Beautiful Condition, ex-Dale and Guggenheim, with B.P.A. Certificate

0
8,500
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580
c
Sale 708, Lot 580, General Foreign-----, 1851, 6p Yellow Green (4). Two Singles, Nice Margins, tied by Oval Grids on 1858 Folded Reg. Letter to Halifax, Very Fine

1,200
700
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581
c
Sale 708, Lot 581, General Foreign-----, 1851, 6p Dark Green, Normal & Diagonal Half Used as 3p (5, 5a). Tied by Oval Grids on 1858 Cover to England, cover reduced somewhat at bottom, mended cover tears, still a Respectable Appearing Rarity

6,000
1,150
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582
c
Sale 708, Lot 582, General Foreign-----, 1860, 121/2c Black (13). Used With 1c Black (8) tied by Grids on Oct. 1867 Cover to Hamilton, Bermuda (5c Inland Postage, 81/2c to Bermuda), Fine, Very Rare, with original contents and P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,450
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583
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 583, General ForeignPALESTINE, 1918, 1pi Deep Blue (1). Block, without gum as issued, Very Fine, signed Calves

2,000
550
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584
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 584, General Foreign-----, 1918, 1pi Deep Blue (1). Bottom Left Control Number Block, without gum as issued, Very Fine

2,000
550
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585
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 585, General Foreign-----, 1920, 3m Light Brown, Inverted Overprint (17e). Block, Fine, signed Cohen

4,000
1,050
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586
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 586, General Foreign-----, 1922, 1m Dark Brown, Double Overprint (48b). Bottom Right Corner Margin Block, Three Mint Never Hinged, trivial sheet margin toning speck, Fine-Very Fine, ex-Sacher, with Robson Lowe Certificate

2,100
625
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587
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 587, General ForeignPAPUA NEW GUINEA, 1901, 2sh6p Brown & Black (8). Bottom Left Corner Margin Block, Fine-Very Fine

4,400
5,500
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588
 
Sale 708, Lot 588, General Foreign-----, 1907, 1p Carmine & Black, Vertical Overprint Reading Up (20a). Used, Very Fine, Rare

1,000
5,500
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589
og
Sale 708, Lot 589, General Foreign-----, 1907, 2sh6p Brown & Black, Vertical Overprint Reading Down (26b). Left Margin Vertical Pair, bottom stamp tiny pinhole, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare

5,500
5,500
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590
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 590, General Foreign1890, 1p-£10 Arms (Betw. 2-19). The Complete 1890 Issue (12 Values) in Margin Blocks, includes 5sh-£10 Values, Extra Shades of 1p, 6p, Ish, 2sh, 2sh6p and 5sh, Fresh Colors, Fine-Very Fine, A Beautiful Rare Lot

53,203
5,500
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591
og
Sale 708, Lot 591, General Foreign1901, £5 Dark Blue (74). Fresh, Very Fine, Rare

10,000
1,600
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592
og
Sale 708, Lot 592, General Foreign1901, £5 Dark Blue (74). Exceptionally Fresh, Fine, Rare, signed Holcombe, with Holcombe Certificate

10,000
1,900
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593
og
Sale 708, Lot 593, General Foreign1901, £10 Lilac (75). Fresh, lightly hinged, Very Fine, Rare, signed Holcombe, with Holcombe Certificate

10,000
2,500
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594
og
Sale 708, Lot 594, General Foreign1910, 1/2p-£1 Royal Couple (101-118). Complete Set, Fine-Very Fine, 7sh6p with P.F. Certificate

6,167
1,450
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595
S
Sale 708, Lot 595, General Foreign1910, 7sh6p Bright Blue & Carmine, Double "Specimen" Overprint (116S). Mint Never Hinged, Very Fine, Rare, Reportedly Three Known (Only Value in Set Known with Double Overprint), with Royal Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,700
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596
og
Sale 708, Lot 596, General ForeignST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1923, 1/2p-£1 Caravel (52-64). Complete Set, Very Fine

3,606
1,050
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597
 
Sale 708, Lot 597, General ForeignSAMOA, 1914, 3sh, 5sh Surcharges (112, 113). Each Neatly Tied By Apia, Samoa Double Circle pmk. on Small Piece, Fine-Very Fine, Each signed Kosack

3,650
1,550
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598
og
Sale 708, Lot 598, General Foreign-----, 1932, £5 Dark Blue, Ovpt. (161). Fresh, VF, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

4,500
1,600
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599
og
Sale 708, Lot 599, General ForeignSIERRA LEONE, 1893, 1/2p on 11/2p Violet, "PFNNY" Surcharge Error (32a). Fresh, hinge remnant, Well-centered, Very Fine and Choice, Rare, with Royal Certificate

4,000
900
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600
c
Sale 708, Lot 600, General ForeignSOLOMON ISLANDS, 1907, 1/2p-1sh War Canoes (1-7). Complete Set, on Registered Cover to Germany tied by "Tulagi-British Solomon Ids. Jy. 1907" pmks., New South Wales 3p Green (63) and 21/2p Dark Blue (104) tied by Large "R" 's, Very Fine, Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
900
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601
og
SOUTH-WEST AFRICA, 1923, 1/2p-10sh Geo. V, Overprints, First Setting, Bilingual Pairs (1a-12a). Fine Set

9,942
1,750
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602
 
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 2(c) on 1/2c on 1/2a Blue (9A). Blue Grid cancel, Very Fine, Rare, with Royal Certificate

6,750
1,450
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603
c
SWEDEN, 1855, 6s Gray, 24s Dull Red (3, 5). Vertical Pair of latter (top stamp small corner erosion), tied by April 1858 Stockholm pmks. and Red N. York 30 Am. Pkt. on Cover to New Orleans, La., Red Hamburg and Aachen Transits, some cover toning and reinforced splitting, Very Rare Cover

6,200
2,800
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604
c
SWITZERLAND, Zurich, 1846, 6r Black, Red Horizontal Lines (1L4). Type IV, Large Margins, tied by Red Rosette cancel on Small Neat Folded Letter, Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
1,800
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605
c
-----, Geneva, 1850, 5c Black & Red (2L6). Ample to Large Margins, tied by Diamond Grid cancel on Fresh Folded Letter, Very Fine, Scarce and Handsome

E. 1,000-2,000
1,650
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606
c
THAILAND, 1887-96, 1a-8a Chulalongkorn (11, 12, 14, 15, 27, 30, 48, 62). Tied by Town pmks. on 1897 Registered Cover to Switzerland, Rare and Handsome

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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607
og
TOBAGO, 1879, £1 Violet (6). Fresh, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine, A Very Attractive Example of This Rare Stamp

10,000
2,900
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608
og
TOGO, Anglo-French Occupation, 1914, 1m Carmine, Overprint, First (Wide) Setting (44). Top Right Corner Margin Single, barest trace of hinging, Fine, Rare, ex-Caspary, with Royal and P.F. Certificates

8,500
3,250
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609
og
TRINIDAD, 1847, (5c) Blue, "Lady McLeod" (Gibbons 1). Clear to Huge Margins, Exceptionally Fresh, o.g., Rich Color, Very Fine, An Exceedingly Choice Example of This Classic British Colonial Classic Rarity, Only Three to Five Recorded Unused, signed Bloch, with Friedl and Royal Certificates (Scott cat. $12,500.00 Used, Unpriced Unused, Gibbons cat. £11,000 Unused)

E. 10,000-20,000
15,000
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610
ogbl
WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1895, 1/2pon 3p Brown, Double Surcharge (71a). Block, Fresh, Bottom Left Stamp Mint Never Hinged, small separation hinge reinforced, Very Fine, Rare, signed T. Allen

4,800
850
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611
og
ZANZIBAR, 1908, 200r Black & Brown (119). Fine, Scarce High Value

2,500
625
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