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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 June, 1995

Category — Greece thru Poland Postal History

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1532
c
1861, 20b Blue, Paris Print (4). Two, margins all around, tied by "86" in diamond of dots, Philiatra cds, on folded 1861 letter to Nauplion, Very Fine

E. 200-250
160
1533
c
1861, 20l Blue, Paris Print (4). Clear to huge margins, tied by "67" in diamond of dots, in combination with 20l first Athens print tied by "1" in diamond of dots, Athens cds on folded 1862 letter to Syros, Very Fine

E. 150-200
110
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1534
c
1861, 20l Deep Blue on Pelure, Paris Print (4b). Ample to large margins, tied by "8" in diamond of dots, Colavita cds on folded 1862 cover to Patras, Very Fine

E. 400-500
350
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1535
c
1861, 80l Rose, Paris Print (6). Margins all around, tied by "9" in diamond of dots, Patras cds on folded Oct. 7, 1861 cover to Piraeus, Athens transit on reverse, Very Fine first week of use, signed Bloch

E. 250-300
325
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1536
c
1861, 5l-40l First Athens Print (11-14). Just clear to large margins, tied overlapping by "9" in diamonds of dots, Patras cds on folded 1863 letter to Trieste, colorful and Very Fine

E. 400-500
900
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1537
c
1862, 5l Green, 40l Red Violet (18,21). Margins all around, tied slightly overlapping by "95" in diamond grid, Constantinople cds on folded 1870 cover from Turkey to Athens, Very Fine

E. 100-125
160
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1538
c
1862, 5l-40l Hermes Heads (18-21). Margins nearly all around, tied by "1" in diamond grids, Athens cds on folded 1866 cover to Triest, Fine and handsome four-color franking

E. 125-150
250
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1539
c
1862-76, 5l-40l Hermes Heads (betweeen 18-51). Sixteen stamps on eight covers, margins all around, variety of frankings, destinations, shades, pairs, usages incl. Egypt, Turkey, Very Fine lot

E. 350-400
1,100
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1540
c
1862-64, 10l Orange on Blue, 80l Carmine (19a,22). Margins all around, used as postage due, tied over Italian boxed Piroscafi marking by Kerkira cds, London ds on folded 1866 cover from England to Corfu, Very Fine

E. 75-100
125
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1541
c
1862, 40l Red Violet (21). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins, used as postage due, tied by Syros cds, Alexandria cds on folded 1864 letter from Egypt to Greece, Very Fine

E. 75-100
350
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1542
c
1870, 10l-40l Hermes Heads (35-37). Margins all around, tied slightly overlapping by "67" in diamond grids and by French transit, Syros cds on folded 1872 letter to Marseilles, Very Fine

E. 150-200
230
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1543
c
1872, 5l-40l Hermes Heads (39,40,42). Margins all around, tied by Syros cds on 1873 cover to Triest, arrival ds on reverse, Very Fine three-color franking

E. 100-125
425
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1544
c
1875, 10l Orange (46). Horizontal strip of three, margins all around, tied by Kerkira (Corfu) cds on folded 1876 letter to Triest, arrival ds on reverse, Very Fine

E. 75-100
220
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1545
c
1871, 2k Orange, 5k Rose (7,9). Well-centered for this issue, tied by Semlin and Arad ds on separate 1871, 1874 folded letter, Very Fine

E. 75-100
120
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1546
c
1847, INDIA. in bold red box, red Marseilles transit, ms. overland mail via Marseilles, per s.s. Bentick on folded 1847 cover from Calcutta to Nantes, France, red boxed Calcutta Shipletter ds on reverse, Very Fine

E. 100-150
20
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1547
c
1854, -1/2a Blue, 1a Red (2,4). Two singles and vertical pair of first, ample to huge margins, on four 1854-55 covers, three to England, one domestic, variety of cancellations, ds, markings, Very Fine lot, SG £309

E. 150-200
425
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1548
c
1854, 4a Red & Blue (6, SG 25). Fifth Printing, margins all around, tied by "76" in grid, India Paid in box, red Paid cds, ms. Via Southampton on small 1856 cover to Ireland, Fine

E. 400-500
1,100
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1549
c
1852, 5c-25 Coat of Arms (1,3,4,6). Two shades of 15c, ample to huge margins, tied on five 1854-55 covers, variety of cancellations, origins, destinations, Very Fine lot, Sassone L1,530,000

E. 200-250
220
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1550
c
1859, 20c Violet, Provisional Government (12a). Huge margins showing dividing lines on three sides, tied by Fivizzano cds on folded 1859 cover to Livorno, Massa Carrara transit on reverse, Very Fine

E. 200-250
120
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1551
c
1852, 15c Black on Pink, 25c Black on Violet (3,4). Clear to huge margins, tied by straightline Parma ds on separate 1854, 1856 folded letters, both to Lombardy-Venetia, Very Fine

E. 100-125
190
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1552
c
1854, 15c Red (7). Large margins all around, tied by straightline Parma ds on small folded 1855 cover to Reggio, Very Fine

E. 150-200
80
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1553
c
1857, 25c Red Brown (10). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at left, tied by large double circle Fiorenzuole cds on folded 1858 letter to Gallarate, Lombardy-Venetia, Very Fine

E. 150-200
170
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1554
c
1852, -1/2b Black on Violet (1). Horizontal pair, dividing lines all around, tied by bold Montefiascone straightline cancel on folded cover to Viterbo, Very Fine

E. 100-150
190
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1555
c
1852, 1b Black on Gray Green, 7b Black on Blue (2a,8). Two of first, four of latter, large margins to touched on some, tied by Ancona cds, red straightline Assicurata on folded 1852 letter to Rome, Fine

E. 75-100
80
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1556
c
1852, 2b Black (3). Margins all around, tied by grid, Rome cds in combination with Italy 10c Yellow, Postage Due (J1) vertical pair, tied by Spoleto cds on folded 1867 Letter from Rome to Spoleto, Very Fine, signed Diena

E. 300-350
500
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1557
c
1852, 5b Black on Rose, Pale Rose (6,6b). Three horizontal pairs, ample to huge margins, tied by grids, Rome ds and red "AGDP" in oval on separate 1859-66 covers, Very Fine

E. 75-100
100
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1558
c
1852, 5b Black on Pale Rose (96a). Horizontal strip of four showing gutter pair at left, margins all around, tied by bold straightline Ravenna ds on folded 1852 letter to Venetia, Ferrara transit on reverse, Very Fine

E. 100-150
325
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1559
c
1852, 6b Black on Greenish Gray, 8b Black (7,9). Horizontal pair of last, tied by grids, Rome cds, Spanish 4rs due marking on folded 1863 letter to Valencia, French and Spanish transits, Very Fine

E. 75-100
85
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1560
c
1852, 6b Black on Gray, 7b Black on Blue (7a,8). Two of latter, clear to large margins tied by Ancona cds, Austrian ship marking on folded 1855 fumigated letter to Siro, Greece, fumigation slits, Very Fine

E. 100-150
270
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1561
c
1867-68, 5c-40c Coat of Arms (14,17,22). Tied by grids and by Rome cds, blue French transit, red London Paid ds on 1868 cover to London, Fine and attractive multicolor issue usage

E. 100-150
230
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1562
c
1852-67, 1b-7b, 20c Coat of Arms (2-5,8,16). Twenty stamps on twelve 1853-67 covers, incl. two pairs and one strip of three, nearly all with margins all around, variety of cancellations, usages, destinations, colors, markings, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-350
160
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1563
c
1853, 20c Blue (5). Large to huge margins, sharp embossing, tied by Mizza Maritta cds on neat small folded 1854 cover to San Remo, Very Fine, ex Caspary

E. 200-250
250
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1564
c
1854, 20c Blue (8). Large margins, clear embossing, tied by small Casale cds on 1855 cover to Alessandria, Very Fine

E. 150-200
140
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1565
c
1862, 5c Green (10). Large even margins, tied in combination with Italy 10c Bister (17) by small Livorno cds on folded 1863 cover to Genova, Very Fine example of mixed franking

E. 250-350
550
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1566
c
1857-63, 20c-40c Victor Emmanuel (12a,12d,13a,13b). Margins all around, tied on separate 1860-63 covers by different cds or grid, last two used to France, Very Fine

E. 75-100
130
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1567
c
1851, 1cr Carmine, 2cr Greenish Blue (3,5a). Large margins to close, tied by Livorno Strada Ferrata cds, another clear strike on folded 1852 letter to Bologna, Fine

E. 100-150
95
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1568
c
1851, 1cr Carmine (4). Horizontal strip of three, large to huge margins showing parts of five adjacent stamps, tied by five-bar grid, Firenze cds on folded 1853 letter to Ferrara, Very Fine, signed Diena

E. 400-500
525
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1569
c
1851, 1cr Carmine, 9cr Gray Lilac (4,8). Vertical strip of three of latter, clear to gigantic margins, showing parts of numerous adjacent stamps, tied by grids, Firenze cds, red French transits, Boston Paid ds on 1855 cover to U.S., Very Fine

E. 300-400
625
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1570
c
1852, 1cr Carmine, 9cr Deep Violet (4, 8a). On blue paper, 1cr cut in at B., 9cr horizontal strip of three with mostly large to huge margins showing parts of adjoining stamps at top, tied by ms. cancel and Volterra Jan. 6 cds on 1854 folded letter to Philadelphia, red French transit and boxed "PD" hs, Boston receiving cds, file creases thru two 9cr, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
130
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1571
c
1851, 4cr Green (6). Large to huge margins, showing parts of two adjacent stamps and sheet margin at top, tied by red P.D., matching Livorno cds on folded 1857 cover to Bologna, Very Fine, signed Bloch

E. 100-150
220
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1572
c
1851, 6cr Blue (7). Large to huge margins showing part of adjacent stamps at left, tied by oval cancel, Firenze cds on neat folded 1853 cover to Perugia, Very Fine, signed Diena

E. 100-150
190
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1573
c
1857, 1cr Carmine, 2cr Greenish Blue (12,13). First margins touch, last large to huge margins showing large part of adjacent stamp at left, tied by Firenze cds, straightline Via di Sarzani on small 1859 cover to Parma, Fine

E. 150-200
0
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1574
c
1857, 2cr Blue, 4cr Blue Green (13,15). Two of each, large margins to in on one, tied by five-bar grids, Red AGDP in oval, Livorno cds on folded 1858 cover to Naples, Fine

E. 125-150
0
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1575
c
1858, 1g-2g Coat of Arms (2,3). Ten stamps, incl. two pairs and one strip of three, tied by Annulato cancels on five 1859-60 covers incl. shades, different origins, shades, margins all around, Very Fine

E. 100-125
250
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1576
c
1859, 2g Blue (13). Plate I, margins all around, tied by ornate frame, Giarre in oval cancel on folded 1860 letter to Messina, Very Fine

E. 75-100
120
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1577
c
1861, 1g Black, 2g Blue (21,22). Horizontal pair of first, margins all around, tied by Trani and Napoli cds on separate 1861 covers, Very Fine

E. 75-100
55
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1578
 
1871, 48m-500m First Issue (1c,2-4). Ample to huge margins, except touched on 200m, affixed at later date to three covers, tied by non-contemporary cancels, stamps are Fine-Very Fine

1,020
220
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1579
c
1852, 10c Gray Black (1). Margins all around, tied by nine-bar grid, Larochette cds on folded 1859 letter to Junglinster, Very Fine

E. 100-125
325
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1580
c
1884-85, 20r-200r Crown Issue (4,8,10,12,14,19a). Tied by Macao cds on registered 1885 cover to U.S., Hong Kong transit and red San Francsico ds on reverse, Fine

E. 200-250
5,750
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1581
c
1885, 40r on 50r Green Perf 12-1/2 (21a). Two horizontal pairs, tied by Macao cds, red San Francisco Paid All ds on 1886 cover to U.S., Hong Kong transit on reverse, Fine

E. 300-400
4,750
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1582
c
1861, 1r Black on Green, 8r Black on Red Brown (7,11). Jalapa district, margins except touched on 1r, tied by Jalapa ds in box on folded 1862 letter to Puebla, Fine, ex Taylor

E. 150-200
350
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1583
c
1852, 5c Blue (1). Horizontal pair, margins all around, tied by boxed Franco on folded 1863 cover from Hengelo to Amsterdam, red Zutphen transit, Very Fine

E. 125-150
170
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1584
c
1852, 5c Blue, 10c Lake (1,2). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin on 10c, tied by Haarlem ds and boxed Franco respectively on separate 1857, 1862 covers, Very Fine

E. 150-200
220
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1585
c
1852, 5c Blue, Light Blue, Steel Blue, Dark Blue (1,1a,1b,1c). Large margins all around, tied on separate 1854-61 covers by different ds or boxed Franco, Very Fine lot

E. 200-250
260
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1586
c
1852, 5c Dark Blue (1C). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins, tied by Rotterdam ds on small folded 1855 cover to Heusden, Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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1587
c
1852, 10c Lake, 15c Orange (2,3). Horizontal pair of last, ample to huge margins, tied by Amsterdam ds and by red London Paid ds on small 1860 cover to London, Very Fine

E. 550-650
1,100
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1588
c
1852, 15c Orange (3). Large to huge margins, tied by Amsterdam ds on folded 1853 cover to Venlo, Very Fine

E. 350-400
325
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1589
c
1864, 5c Blue, 10c Lake (4,5). Well-centered, tied by boxed Franco on separate 1865, 1867 covers, Very Fine

E. 75-100
100
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1590
c
1864, 10c Lake (1). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at bottom, tied by boxed "Franco" on native July 1864 cover from Tagal to Rembang, Very Fine

E. 350-400
1,000
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1591
c
NEVIS, 1867, 4p Orange (10, SG 11). Well-centered, tied by "A09" barred oval on 1869 folded cover to Philadelphia, ms. "4" at left, clear "N.Y. Steamship 10" cds, Nevis and St. Thomas backstamps, bold Philadelphia receiving cds, Extremely Fine

E. 200-250
650
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1592
c
1851, 3p Red (1,SG 2). Clear to large margins, tied by "1" in oval grid on 1856 cover from St. John to Richibucto, Fine, SG £600

E. 200-300
0
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1593
c
1921, 35c Halifax Air Post (C3, SG 148a). Tied by St. John's machine ds on flown cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Very Fine, SG £160

E. 100-125
0
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1594
c
1933, $4.50 on 75c Balbo Flight (C18, SG 235). On cacheted July 1933 flight cover to England, Rome, Italy transit on reverse, negligible toning specks, still Very Fine

E. 350-400
325
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1595
c
1852-54, 2p Ultramarine, 6p Brown, Gray (14a,28,29). Tied by grids on separate 1853-58 covers, all from Sydney to Parramatta (boxed "Too Late"), Scotland (Australian packet cds), and China (Heard correspondence), margins all around, Very Fine

E. 150-200
270
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1596
c
1852, 3p Green (17). Clear to huge margins showing parts of four adjacent stamps, tied by grid on folded Dec. 1852 letter to London, Sydney Ship Letter cds on reverse, Fine first month of usage

E. 150-200
375
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1597
c
1859, 6p Brown Watermark "8" (28a, SG 122a). Large margins to barely touched, tied by "NSW" in ovals, Sydney ds on 1860 to the Philippines, Manila ds on reverse, cover split in places, otherwise Fine, SG £220

E. 100-150
230
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1598
c
1858, 2p Blue (8, SG 10). Large to huge margins, tied by "11" in grid to Ship's Agent, Wellington, arrival cds on small 1858 cover, Ahurur cds on reverse, Very Fine, SG £360

E. 200-250
300
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1599
c
1858, 2p Blue (8, SG 10). Clear to large margins, tied by grid on local Auckland 1862 cover, Fine, SG £360

E. 150-200
55
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1600
 
1858, 6p Pale Brown (9a, SG 14). Margins all around, tied by neat "1" in grid (Auckland) on 1861 cover to London, cover wrinkle, not affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine, SG £600

E. 200-250
240
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1601
c
1862, 2p Blue, 6p Red Brown (12, 14, SG 38, 43). Two of first, large margins to close, tied on separate 1863-64 covers, different ds and destinations, Fine lot, SG £410

E. 150-200
90
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1602
c
1862-71, 1p-6p Chalon Heads (betw. 14-42, SG betw. 43-128). Nineteen stamps on eleven 1863-72 covers, variety of cancellations, destinations, issues, perforations, two mourning covers, Fine-Very Fine, SG £624

E. 200-250
550
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1603
c
1855, 4s Blue (1). Large to huge margins, tied by twelve bar grid, Trondhjem cds on folded April 1855 letter to Levanger, Very Fine

E. 200-300
450
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1604
c
1855, 4s Blue (1). Ample to huge margins, tied by Stavanger cds on small folded 1856 letter to Klep, Very Fine

E. 150-200
400
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1605
c
1851, 3p Blue (2, SG 3). Ample to large margins, tied by oval grid on folded 1854 letter from Halifax to Pictou, Very Fine, SG £220

E. 150-200
75
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1606
c
1851, 3p Blue (2, SG 3). Margins all around, tied by oval grid on 1858 cover from Halifax to Pictou, Very Fine, SG £220

E. 100-150
55
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1607
c
1851, 3p Dark Blue (3). Large to huge margins, tied by oval grid on folded 1858 cover from Amherst to New Brunswick, cds on reverse, Very Fine, SG £220

E. 100-150
120
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1608
c
[Via Panama] Forwarded by Geo. W. Fletcher, Aspinwall N.G. Bold magenta oval handstamp on July 21, 1855 folded letter from Barranquilla to Lanman & Kemp in New York, additional red "Forwarded by Ramon Leon Sanchez Cartegena N.G." oval and sharp strike of black "Received & Forwarded by Druce, Eckart & Co., Carthagena N.G." oval, black New York "Steamship 20" in circle due handstamp, Very Fine, scarce triple conjunctive forwarder usage

E. 750-1,000
600
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1609
c
1858, 1d Blue (3). Vertical pair, margins all around, tied by Arica Vapor ship cds on folded 1860 cover to Arequipa, Very Fine

E. 100-150
160
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1610
c
1858, 1d Slate Blue (7). Margins all around, tied by Lima in dotted oval cancel, bold "Steamship 10" on folded 1859 letter to New York, Very Fine

E. 100-125
190
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1611
c
1860, 1p Rose (10). Margins all around, tied on arrival by the delivery marking "Lima Quinta Distribuc" in fancy diamond on folded Febr. 1860 cover from Arequipa to Lima, Very Fine and rare usage, signed Diena

E. 100-150
450
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1612
c
1862-68, 1d Red, Green (12,14). Three of first, margins all around, on four 1864-71 covers, variety of cancellations, incl. Arica, Callao cds, Pacific Steam Navigation Co., straightline Huancayo, additional markings, Very Fine

E. 100-125
1,250
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1613
c
1862, Manila Isl Filip cds on folded 1862 letter to Hong Kong, ms. "4", arrival ds on reverse, Very Fine

E. 75-100
400
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1614
c
1855, 1rp Gray Green (2). Margins all around, tied by oval grid, Manila cds, ms. "Via Gibraltar" on folded 1862 cover from the Philippines to Spain, Very Fine

E. 125-150
325
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1615
c
1855, 2rp Carmine (3). Clear to large margins, tied by oval grid, Manila cds on folded 1860 letter from the Philippines to Spain, Very Fine

E. 150-200
350
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1616
c
1863, 1r Green (20). Ample to huge margins, tied by oval grid, Manila cds, ms "Via Gibraltar" on folded 1864 cover to Spain, Very Fine

E. 75-100
550
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1617
c
1860, 10k Blue & Rose (1). Tied by "1" in target, red Warsaw cds on folded 1863 letter to Vilnius, Lithuania (then Russia), Very Fine

E. 400-500
350
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1618
c
1860, 10k Blue & Rose (1). Well-centered, tied by "1" in squares, red Prague transit on folded 1865 cover to St. Petersburg, Very Fine

E. 400-500
600
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1619
c
1860, 10k Blue & Rose (1). Horizontal pair, tied by "1" in targets, red Warsaw cds on folded 1862 cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, Very Fine, ex Faberge

E. 600-800
1,500
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