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Sale 768 — U.S. & General Foreign Stamps & Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 June, 1995

Category — Argentina thru Cuba Postal History

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1409
c
1912, 5c Blue Pro-Military Aviation Semi-Official (Sanabria 501). Tied with additional franking by Buenos Aires machine cancellation on Nov. 18, 1912 cover to La Plata, receiving cds on reverse, Fine

E. 150-200
50
1410
c
1850, 1kr Yellow (1). Large margins all around, tied by Fiume cds on folded 1856 cover to Semlin, Very Fine

E. 200-250
375
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1411
c
1850, 1kr Yellow (1). Horizontal strip of three, large margins all around, tied by Kappel straightline ds on folded 1858 letter to Klagenfurt, Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,700
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1412
c
1850, 1kr-6kr First Issue (1,2,4). Large to huge margins, tied by Vienna Sunburst ds on folded 1851 letter to Trieste, Very Fine and scarce three-color franking

E. 800-1,000
3,750
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1413
c
1850, 1kr Orange (1b). Ample to huge margins showing part of next stamp at bottom, tied by straightline Marburg ds on folded 1854 circular to Wolfsberg, Very Fine

E. 200-250
450
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1414
c
1850, 5c Yellow, 15c Red (1b, 4). Strip of three and pair of latter, large to huge margins, tied by Orginovi cds, red Italian due marking on folded registered 1853 letter to Sardinia, Very Fine, ex Linz

E. 400-500
6,000
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1415
c
1850, 2kr Black (2). Huge margins all around, tied by Vienna cds on small envelope, Very Fine

E. 200-250
250
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1416
c
1850, 2kr Black (2). Ample to huge margins, tied by fancy Vasaros-Nameny in double-circle ds on folded letter, Very Fine Hungarian usage

E. 200-250
425
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1417
c
1850, 2kr-9kr First Issue (2,4,5). Large to huge margins, tied by Trieste cds, ms. per Austrian Lloyd marking on folded 1858 letter to Athens, Greece, Very Fine and scarce three-color franking, ex Linz

E. 800-1,000
4,750
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1418
c
1850, 3kr Red (3). Ample to huge margins, tied by Riva Vapori in octagon ship cancel on folded 1854 letter from Peschiera to Stenico, Very Fine

E. 150-200
280
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1419
c
1850, 3kr Red (3). Large even margins, tied by Imp.(eriale) Reg.(ale) Vapori ship cancel in fancy scroll on folded 1851 cover from Lazise to Trient, used on Lake Garda, Very Fine

E. 150-200
0
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1420
c
1850, 3kr Red (3). Four singles, tied by Steinach, Klagenfurth and Kranichsfeld cds on three 1850-53 folded letters, large to huge margins, Very Fine

E. 100-125
325
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1421
c
1850, 3kr Red (3). Horizontal strip of three, large to huge margins, tied by Gorz cds on folded 1855 cover to Warasdin, Marburg transit, Very Fine

E. 150-200
450
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1422
c
1850, 3kr Red, 9kr Blue (3,5). Two of last, margins all around, tied by straightline Gratz ds on small cover to London, Fine, ex Linz

E. 150-200
1,350
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1423
c
1850, 6kr Brown, 9kr Blue (4,5). Ample to huge margins, tied by Triest cds on folded 1856 cover to Amsterdam, Magdeburg and Oberhausen transits, Very Fine, ex Linz

E. 150-200
400
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1424
c
1850, 9kr Blue, Ty. II (5). Large to huge margins, tied by octagonal Sebenico V.L.A. (Vapore Lloyd Austriaco) ship cds on folded 1853 letter to Triest, red Triest backstamp, Very Fine

E. 75-100
500
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1425
c
1850, 9kr Blue, Ty. II (5). Horizontal strip of three, large to huge margins, right stamp with part watermark, tied by Alt-Orsova cds on folded 1851 cover to Vienna, Very Fine

E. 150-200
450
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1426
c
1858, 2kr Yellow, Ty. II (6). Exceptionally well-centered, tied by Sissek cds on folded 1861 cover to Görz, Agram transit, Very Fine

E. 100-120
160
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1427
c
1860, 5kr Red (14). Horizontal pair, tied by straightline Mezzo Lombardo ds, on folded 1861 letter to Verona, small Distribuzione III in circle, Fine Lombardo-Venetian usage

E. 75-100
625
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1428
c
1860, 10kr Brown (15). Tied by Cavalese cds, small Distribuzione I in circle on folded 1863 letter to Verona, Very Fine Lombardo-Venetian usage

E. 75-100
850
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1429
c
1864, 2kr Yellow (22). Three well-centered copies, each tied by Gran cds on folded 1866 letter to Pozsony (Hungarian name for Pressburg, now Bratislava), letter written in Hungarian, Very Fine

E. 100-120
350
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1430
c
1853, 2kr Green, Newspaper Tax Stamp (PR1). Margins all around, tied by Milano 1854 cds on front page of "Punch", Very Fine

E. 80-100
350
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1431
c
1850, 5c Buff (1). Margins all around, tied by straightline Rovigo cds on folded 1854 letter to Padova, Very Fine

E. 250-300
160
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1432
c
1850, 5c Buff, 30c Brown (1,5). Pair of latter, margins all around, tied by straightline Verolanova ds on folded cover to Turin, Very Fine, ex Linz

E. 300-350
7,000
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1433
c
1850, 10c Black (3). Margins all around, tied by fancy Milano cds on local folded 1857 letter, Very Fine

E. 170-200
210
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1434
c
1850, 10c Black (3). Three tied by Brescia cds on folded 1856 letter to Padua, Very Fine

E. 250-300
625
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1435
c
1850, 10c Black, 30c Brown (3,5). Horizontal pair of last, all Type III, Michel Nos. 28, 48, clear to huge margins, tied by Milano cds on folded 1858 letter to France, red Austrian transit, matching P.D., Very Fine

E. 300-350
2,100
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1436
c
1850, 15c Red Ty. III, 30c Brown, Ribbed Paper (4f, 5a). Tied by Verona cds on folded 1852 letter to Klagenfurth, Very Fine, signed Diena

E. 120-150
0
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1437
c
1850, 30c Brown (5). Two, margins all around, tied on two folded 1850, 1856 covers by straightline C.V. (Col Vapore) Da Venezia and by Da Venezia Col Vapore in octagon ship cancellations, both to Triest, Very Fine

E. 100-150
230
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1438
c
1850, 45c Blue, Ty. II (6C). Huge to gigantic margins showing 3mm part of St. Andrew's cross at right, tied by Legnago ds on folded 1854 letter to Triest, red Triest arrival ds on reverse, Very Fine

E. 250-350
500
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1439
c
1850, 45c Blue, Ty. II (6C). Clear to huge margins, tied by straightline Conegliano ds, Papal Arms over Netta Dentro e Fuori, on folded 1854 disinfected letter to Rome, fumigation slits, Fine

E. 100-150
375
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1440
c
1862, 3s Green (9). Vertical pair, well-centered, tied by Treviso cds on 1863 10s entire to Verolanova, tiny cover stain, still Very Fine

E. 200-250
1,700
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1441
c
1864, 3s Green, 10s Blue (21, 23). Horizontal pair of first, tied by Vicenza cds on folded 1866 letter to Genova, Milano transit on reverse, Very Fine

E. 75-100
105
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1442
c
1849, 10c Brown (1). Margins all around, tied by grid, red Sottegham cds on folded 1849 letter to Steenhuyzen, Very Fine

E. 150-200
350
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1443
c
1849, 20c Blue (2). Margins all around tied by grid, red Antwerp cds on folded 1850 letter to Arlon, Very Fine

E. 100-150
270
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1444
c
1849, 40c Carmine Rose, Framed Watermark (5). Huge margins all around, tied by "4" in grid, red Antwerp cds on folded 1853 letter to Amsterdam, Very Fine, signed Bloch

E. 400-500
700
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1445
c
1858, 20c Blue, 40c Carmine Rose (11, 12). Large to huge margins, showing parts of adjacent stamps, tied by "45" in grids, Gand cds folded 1861 letter to Tuscany, several transits on reverse, Very Fine

E. 120-150
325
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1446
c
1852, 3p Red (4). Clear to large margins, tied by target on mourning envelope with neat red "Steamboat-Letter Quebec Sp. 2, 1854" cds at left, Extremely Fine, with 1991 Holcombe certificate

E. 600-800
700
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1447
c
1852, 3p Red (4). Huge margins to barely touched at left, target cancel, red Kingston cds, straightline "Money Letter" on folded 1854 cover to Port Hope, Fine, SG £320

E. 125-150
190
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1448
c
1852, 3p Red (4). Margins all around, tied by grid, Toronto cds on small envelope to Chatham, C.W., Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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1449
c
1852, 3p Red, Ribbed Paper (4c). Full to huge margins, tied by blue "2" in concentric circles on cover to Toronto, matching "Belleville U.C. No. 30, 1858" cds, cover with horizontal file crease near bottom, otherwise very fresh, Very Fine

E. 400-500
240
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1450
c
1855, 6p Slate Gray (5). Clear to huge margins, tied by grid and by red Paid, Toronto cds on orange envelope to U.S., Fine

E. 350-450
375
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1451
c
1858, -1/2p Rose (11). Full to large margins, tied by light concentric rings cancel on 1858 folded cover to Woodstick, "Barrie U.C. Dec. 30, 1858" cds, file folds far rom stamp, clean and Fine

E. 150-200
500
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1452
c
1859, 5c Vermilion (15). Horizontal pair, faintly tied by target cancels on cover to New York with red "Legislative Assembly" shield with crown handstamp, lightened pencil mark touches right stamp, Fine, very scarce marking

E. 400-500
190
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1453
c
1946, 7c-$1.00 Peace Issue (268-273,C9,CE3,E11). Plate blocks of four on separate cacheted first day covers, Very Fine set

E. 150-200
50
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1454
c
Canada Covers. 1859-1935, 22 covers, incl. 5c Beaver on mourning cover, 1c-5c small heads, Edw. VII imperforate, 1935 Silver Jubilee, also two Victoria postal cards, corner cards, censored, advertising, Very Fine lot

E. 200-250
300
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1455
c
1855, 4p Blue (4). Large even margins all around, tied by triangle grid on folded 1858 cover, Colesberg oval ds, red oval Port Elizabeth receiving ds on reverse, Very Fine, SG £135

E. 100-150
120
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1456
c
1861, 4p Pale Milky Blue, Wood Block (9, SG 14). Just clear to huge margins, tied by grid on April 1861 cover, Fine, SG £4,500

E. 1,000-1,200
0
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1457
c
1863, 4p Blue (13). Ample to huge margins, tied by triangle grid, Port Elizabeth cds, red Graaf-Reinet arrival ds on folded 1865 cover, Very Fine, ex Toaspern, SG £210

E. 100-150
85
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1458
c
CEYLON, 1857, 5p Chestnut (6, SG 10). Four margins, rich color and handsome early impression, tied by open grid on July 6, 1857 folded letter to Batavia, clear "British-Packet Postage Paid" circle hs, ms. "30", reverse with "Colombo Steamer-Letter Au 4, 1857" rimless circle, Extremely Fine, believed to be the earliest known use of this 5p printing

E. 600-800
1,700
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1459
c
1855-56, 5c-10c Columbus (8,9,10). Four shades of No. 9, tied by targets or "cancelled" in grid on separate 1855-67 covers, margins all around, variety of destinations incl. Argentina, Very Fine lot

E. 150-200
200
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1460
c
China Covers. Interesting group of nineteen covers, 1949-50, all from one correspondence from the "Yale-in-China Assoc." to New Haven, Ct., nearly all are People's Republic usages incl. Eastern and Central China issues, best items are China inflationary small-size cover franked with No. 904 in two blocks of twenty (overlapped on back), block of four, two pairs and two singles, also People's Rep. with No. 31-34 used with No. 20 on July 11, 1950 commercial usage (issued July 1st), mostly Fine-Very Fine, very scarce

E. 500-600
900
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1461
c
1855, 1rp Gray Green (2). Margins all around, tied by Manila cds on folded 1859 letter from the Philippines to Spain, ms. "pr Suez", Very Fine

E. 100-150
325
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