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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — Honduras to Liberia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1287
ogbl
HONDURAS, 1891, 10p Green & Black, Head Inverted (64a). Block of 50, lacking only four stamps to be complete sheet, o.g., h.r., rich color, few faults often associated with large multiples, Very Fine appearance, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as singles

3,000
1,050
1288
P
HONDURAS, 1947, 8c Franklin D. Roosevelt, Large Die Proof, Trial Color Proof (C163P1, C163TCP1). Trial color in red, both 76 x 50mm die sunk on 114 x 91mm cards with full die sinkage and signed "given to me by Thomas Morris" at bottom, Extremely Fine

E. 150-250
300
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1289
E
ISRAEL, 1948, Essay for Unissued Design. 147 x 115mm, imperforate essay in black on gummed paper, couple small faint toned spot and small margin thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, with 1984 Marco certificate

E. 200-300
170
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1290
nhbl
ISRAEL, 1948, 5m Yellow Green (2). Two Mint N.H. plate no. blocks of four, first with control No. 11478 and star, second with control No. 51578 and star, beautifully centered, bright color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, Bale group nos. 22 & 52, Bale Retail

275
120
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1291
nhbl
ISRAEL, 1948, 10m Red Violet (3). Mint N.H. plate no. 38733 and star block of four, bright color, tiny internal wrinkle affects margin and top right stamp, tiny spot of gum toning at lower left, appears Extremely Fine, Bale group no. 80, Bale Retail

500
0
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1292
nhbl
ISRAEL, 1948, 15m Red (4). Mint N.H. plate no. 1727 and slug block of four, deep color, couple toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, Bale group no. 95, Bale Retail

950
150
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1293
bl
ISRAEL, 1948, 250m Dark Slate Green (7). Plate no. 0234 and slug block of four, tied by two bold strikes of "Ahuzat Samuel Haifa 16 MY 48" first day double-circle datestamp on small piece, Bale group no. 153, Very Fine

E. 500-750
0
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1294
ng
ITALY, 5c-20c 1863-65 Issues (26, 27a, 29, 34). Unused (regummed), rich colors, also incl. Sardinia No. 9 original gum, small h.r., and Sicily No. 13a on large piece, Fine-Very Fine, each with 2000 P.F. certificate

950
270
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1295
 
JAPAN, 1899, 1s Light Red Brown (93). Block of 25, tied by multiple Japanese circular datestamps and bold fancy violet handstamps on circa 1910 Postal Savings Form, two tiny pinholes in top left corner margin, otherwise Very Fine and scarce

E. 500-750
0
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1296
P
LIBERIA. 1928, 2c Palms, Proof (231P, O159P). Imperforate pane of 50, all with security punch at top left, 35 stamps without overprint, six with variety of red overprints, nine with variety of black overprints, original gum, faults incl. three stamps with large pieces out and heavy creasing, otherwise Fine and probably unique

E. 200-300
95
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