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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — Ceylon to Danish West Indies

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1246
 
CEYLON, 1885, 5c on 16c Violet (94A; SG 153). Bold strike of numeral barred oval cancel, thin spot, 7mm tear at left, Very Fine appearance, scarce, with 2000 R.P.S. certificate

2,000
375
1247
c
CHILE, 1923, 0.10p, 0.25p, 2p Consular Service. Incl. two of 0.25p, used with 4,000 Rs. stamp of Brazil, each stamp tied by neat hs, on back of form titled "Declaration of Alien About to Depart for the United States", also signed by American Consulate General of Chile, some overall wear, still Very Fine and interesting document, apparently required for this foreign-born resident of the U.S. to work outside of the U.S. for his company for a short period of time

E. 200-300
0
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1248
nh
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, 1961, 8f-22f World Table Tennis Championship Souvenir Sheet (566a). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine

500
200
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1249
nh
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, 1967, 4f-10f Mao the Teacher (949-956). Mint N.H. set, bright colors, Very Fine

660
220
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1250
nh
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, 1967, 8f Literature and Art (982-990). Mint N.H.. No. 984 small corner crease (cat $30), otherwise Very Fine

520
100
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1251
og
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, 1967, 8f Mao's Statement (992-996). No. 993 lightly cancelled to order, others Mint N.H., expertly rejoined to make strip of five, Very Fine appearance

360
100
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1252
 
COLOMBIA, 1920, 10c Air Post (C9). Large even margins, perfectly placed light violet "Compania Columbiana de Navegacion Aerea Agencia de Cariagena" hs, with 3c Red (358) tied by violet "Correo Aero Cartagena Colombia Feb. 22, 1920" double-circle datestamp on large piece to Barranquilla, piece with couple file folds clear of stamps and markings, otherwise Extremely Fine, a very early usage

1,500
1,200
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1253
ogbl
CUBA, 1857, -1/2rp Blue (12). Complete sheet of 170 with sheet margins all around and imprint at top, some ms. notations in top margin, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine, scarce, described by Preston in Postal History of Puerto Rico

552
375
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1254
c
DANISH WEST INDIES, 1876-1877, 10c Pale Bister Brown & Blue, 12c Emerald & Grayish Lilac (10, 11). One 10c and two 12c, tied by "St. Thomas 17/12 1877" circular datestamps on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, forwarder's handstamp, stamps defective and have been removed, cover with central file fold and light bleach spots, otherwise Fine, a rare rate and possibly unique franking, with 2000 R.P.S. certificate declining opinion

E. 3,000-4,000
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