Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — Mariana Islands thru Uruguay

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1029
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Sale 913, Lot 1029, Mariana Islands thru UruguayMARIANA ISLANDS, 1899, 15c Slate Green (6). Original gum (slightly toned as always), Fine and very scarce, much better condition than usually encountered, with 1992 Graus certificate

1,500
1,300
1030
 
Sale 913, Lot 1030, Mariana Islands thru UruguayMARIANA ISLANDS, 1899, 25pf Orange, 48 Degree Overprint (15a; Mi 5I). Exceptionally well-centered, multiple strikes of a purple circular datestamp, small thin spot, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 1996 Steuer certificate, Mi e3,500

2,400
700
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1031
 
Sale 913, Lot 1031, Mariana Islands thru UruguayMARIANA ISLANDS, 1899, 50pf Red Brown, 48 Degree Overprint (16a; Mi 6I). Well-centered, trifle heavy Saipan circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 1994 Lantelme certificate, Mi. e3,500

2,400
550
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1032
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Sale 913, Lot 1032, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 1sh on 1m Carmine, Second Setting (27; SG 27). Position 1, fresh, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1998 B.P.A. certificate stating "part original gum" (full gum in our opinion), SG £

2,250
1,350
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1033
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Sale 913, Lot 1033, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 1sh on 1m Carmine (27; SG 27). Fresh, small hr, Fine, singed A. Diena and Champion, SG £

2,250
0
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1034
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Sale 913, Lot 1034, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 3sh on 3m Black Violet, First Setting (14; SG 14). Fresh, nicely centered, minor hr, Very Fine, with 1955 B.P.A. certificate, SG £

3,500
1,250
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1035
ng
Sale 913, Lot 1035, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate and Carmine, First Setting (15; SG 15). Right sheet margin single, unused (regummed), cleaned and with pressed crease, perfs very trivially shortened at bottom, Fine appearance, signed A. Diena and with 1990 Holcombe certificate, SG £

6,000
950
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1036
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Sale 913, Lot 1036, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 3sh on 3m Violet Black (41; SG 61). Nicely centered, intense color, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, with 1998 B.P.A. certificate, SG £

2,500
550
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1037
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Sale 913, Lot 1037, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW BRITAIN, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate and Carmine (42; SG 62). Tiny thin speck or gum soak in extremely top margin, otherwise Fine, rare, signed H. Bloch and with 1967 P.F. certificate, SG £

8,000
1,200
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1038
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Sale 913, Lot 1038, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNEW CALEDONIA, 1886, 5c on 1fr Bronze Green (10). Original gum, margins all around, Fine, signed Bernichon and Thier and with 1996 A.P.S. certificate

7,900
1,900
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1039
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Sale 913, Lot 1039, Mariana Islands thru UruguayNORTH WEST PACIFIC ISLANDS, 1922, £1 Ultramarine and Brown (38; SG 118). Very lightly hinged, in the distinctive pale shade of this printing more aptly described in Gibbons as "Grey-blue", fresh and Fine, SG £2,750

3,250
1,200
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1040
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Sale 913, Lot 1040, Mariana Islands thru UruguaySAMOA, 1914, 2sh on 2m Blue (111; SG 112). Beautifully centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1956 B.P.A. certificate, SG £

3,000
3,250
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1041
 
Sale 913, Lot 1041, Mariana Islands thru UruguayTOGO, 1914, 10pf Carmine, Unwatermarked (37b; SG H31a). Tied on small piece by Lome March 24, 1915 double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and rare, with 1998 B.P.A. certificate, SG £

5,500
0
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1042
 
Sale 913, Lot 1042, Mariana Islands thru UruguayTOGO, 1914, 1m Carmine, Second Setting (57; SG H23). Light circular datestamp, Fine and rare, signed H. Bloch, SG £

4,500
2,100
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1043
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Sale 913, Lot 1043, Mariana Islands thru UruguayTOGO, 1914, 20pf Ultramarine, Third Setting (64; SG H32). Fresh, lightly hinged, Fine, very scarce, signed Bothe and E. Diena and with the latter's 1980 certificate, SG £

1,600
1,600
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1044
 
Sale 913, Lot 1044, Mariana Islands thru UruguayTOGO, 1914, 40pf Lake and Black (161; Mi 6). Block of four, Anecho Oct. 22, 1914 double-circle datestamp, very well-centered, bottom right stamp small corner crease, otherwise Very Fine and choice, signed Bothe, Mi e2,600

1,800
425
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1045
 
Sale 913, Lot 1045, Mariana Islands thru UruguayTOGO, 1914, 80pf Lake and Black on Rose (162; Mi 7). Block of four, Anecho Oct. 22, 1914 double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, signed Bothe, Mi e3,000

1,800
525
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1046
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Sale 913, Lot 1046, Mariana Islands thru UruguayURUGUAY, 1856, 1r Vermilion (3). Margins to barely touching at left, uncancelled as often, used on January 14, 1859, folded letter datelined Montevideo to Tacuarembo, Very Fine, a great rarity on cover, with 1991 Chiaverello and 1993 P.F. certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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1047
c
Sale 913, Lot 1047, Mariana Islands thru UruguayURUGUAY, 1857, 60c Blue (3B). Large margins with portions of three adjoining stamps, barely touching frameline at lower right, uncancelled as often, used on February 1, 1859 folded letter from Montevideo to Tacuarembo, Very Fine and rare cover, signed by several experts, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
6,500
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