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Sale 960 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 June, 2008

Category — Peru thru Trieste

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1297
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1297, Peru thru TriestePERU, 1877, 5c Blue (23), PERU, 1877, 5c Blue (23)PERU, 1877, 5c Blue (23). Tied by British Post Office at Callao "B38" oval grid on partly prepaid 1878 cover to Florence, Italy, 40c and vertical pair 50c Italian Postage dues affixed on arrival to make up the deficiency and tied by "Arrivo Firenze" boxes, three line "Panama Transit", ms. rate marks, backstamped with Callao British Post Office marking, French transit and Florence arrival, Fine, a very attractive and scarce cover

E. 500-750
600
1298
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1298, Peru thru TriestePOLAND, 1860, 10k Blue & Rose (1), POLAND, 1860, 10k Blue & Rose (1)POLAND, 1860, 10k Blue & Rose (1). Nicely centered, tied by bold "107" in four-ring target and red circular datestamp on small neat folded cover to Warsaw , very trivial rounded top right corner perf, otherwise Very Fine, quite attractive

1,000
2,100
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1299
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1299, Peru thru TriestePORTUGUESE INDIA, 1871, 10r Black (1), PORTUGUESE INDIA, 1871, 10r Black (1)PORTUGUESE INDIA, 1871, 10r Black (1). Cover bearing horizontal pair and used with India -1/2a Blue (20) tied by "Bombay S.W. DE 24" duplexes on back of cover to Nova Goa, pair also tied by "Too Late" handstamp, 1871 docketing, slightly reduced at top, some wear and flaws, still Fine, scarce franking

E. 200-300
475
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1300
og
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1300, Peru thru TriesteRUSSIA, 1858, 30k Carmine & Green (4), RUSSIA, 1858, 30k Carmine & Green (4)RUSSIA, 1858, 30k Carmine & Green (4). Original gum h.r., Fine and very scarce

4,500
7,500
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1301
og
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1301, Peru thru TriesteSAN MARINO, 1903, 2l Violet (72), SAN MARINO, 1903, 2l Violet (72)SAN MARINO, 1903, 2l Violet (72). Typical crackly original gum, lightly hinged, trivial natural perf dimple top left, normally a stamp with this centering would be considered Fine at best, but actually this example is better than typically seen with most of those cutting into the design, many severely, Very Fine for this, Sassone adds a 50% premium for centering

750
350
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1302
ng
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1302, Peru thru TriesteSPAIN, 1865, 4c Blue (68), SPAIN, 1865, 4c Blue (68)SPAIN, 1865, 4c Blue (68). Without gum as always, three huge margins, large at bottom, faint crease, Extremely Fine appearance, a very scarce stamp that was never placed in use

2,400
800
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1303
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1303, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1855, 3s Blue Green (1), SWEDEN, 1855, 3s Blue Green (1)SWEDEN, 1855, 3s Blue Green (1). Light circular datestamp, repaired (as are many of this stamp), Very Fine appearance

3,000
325
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1304
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1304, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1855, 3s Pale Blue Green (1b), SWEDEN, 1855, 3s Pale Blue Green (1b)SWEDEN, 1855, 3s Pale Blue Green (1b). Light circular datestamp, tiny thin spot, Fine appearance

3,000
275
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1305
ng
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1305, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1855, 6s Gray (3), SWEDEN, 1855, 6s Gray (3)SWEDEN, 1855, 6s Gray (3). Unused (no gum), thin spot, Fine appearance

6,000
800
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1306
ng
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1306, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1855, 8s Red Orange (4), SWEDEN, 1855, 8s Red Orange (4)SWEDEN, 1855, 8s Red Orange (4). Unused (no gum), bright color, Fine

4,250
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1307
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1307, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1855, 24s Dull Red (5), SWEDEN, 1855, 24s Dull Red (5)SWEDEN, 1855, 24s Dull Red (5). Nicely centered, neat circular datestamp, couple nibbed perfs at left, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
400
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1308
ng
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1308, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1855, 24s Orange Red, Thin Paper (5a), SWEDEN, 1855, 24s Orange Red, Thin Paper (5a)SWEDEN, 1855, 24s Orange Red, Thin Paper (5a). Unused (no gum), fresh color, tiny margin nick at left, otherwise Fine

6,500
425
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1309
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1309, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1886-92, 4o Gray, Diagonal Bisect (42 var.), SWEDEN, 1886-92, 4o Gray, Diagonal Bisect (42 var.)SWEDEN, 1886-92, 4o Gray, Diagonal Bisect (42 var.). In strip of four with three normal stamps plus 2o Orange No. 40 and 4o Carmine and Ultramarine No. 55, all tied by "Stockholm Sept. 14, 1892" circular datestamps (the bisect well-tied across the cut) on cover to London, England prepaying the correct 20o rate, all stamps, incl. the bisect, have faults of varying degrees, still a highly exhibitable cover of considerable rarity, note accompanies showing that this cover was purchased at auction in March 1939 for $51.00 and further states that "Only one other Swedish bisect is known. The one presented to the Swedish Postal Museum by Mr. Hans Lagerlof", with 2005 Helena O. Wilen certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1310
og
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1310, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1889, 10o on 12o Blue, Official, Inverted Surcharge (O26a), SWEDEN, 1889, 10o on 12o Blue, Official, Inverted Surcharge (O26a)SWEDEN, 1889, 10o on 12o Blue, Official, Inverted Surcharge (O26a). Original gum, lightly hinged, minute margin thin speck, perfs barely in at right, scarce

900
350
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1311
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1311, Peru thru TriesteSWEDEN, 1889, 10o on 24o Yellow, Official, Inverted Surcharge (O27a), SWEDEN, 1889, 10o on 24o Yellow, Official, Inverted Surcharge (O27a)SWEDEN, 1889, 10o on 24o Yellow, Official, Inverted Surcharge (O27a). Well-centered, perfect strike of "Lund Dec. 26, 1889" circular datestamp, tiny thin speck, Very Fine appearance

2,200
1,500
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1312
 
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1312, Peru thru TriesteSWITERLAND, 1855, 10r Blue, Second Bern Printing (27; Zumstein 23Cd), SWITERLAND, 1855, 10r Blue, Second Bern Printing (27; Zumstein 23Cd)SWITERLAND, 1855, 10r Blue, Second Bern Printing (27; Zumstein 23Cd). Fabulous margins incl. top left sheet corner, shows interesting frame variety at right (Zumstein 23Cd.2.02), light Riehen 5. Pk. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1992 Renggli certificate, Scott Retail as ordinary stamp

45
150
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1313
nhbl
SWITZERLAND, 1916, 3c-10c Children, "Pro Juventute" (B4-B6). Mint N.H. blocks of 25 with sheet corner selvage, fresh and Very Fine

4,375
1,300
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1314
c
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1314, Peru thru TriesteTHURN & TAXIS, 1859-62, 30kr Orange (52), THURN & TAXIS, 1859-62, 30kr Orange (52)THURN & TAXIS, 1859-62, 30kr Orange (52). Used with two 1kr Green No. 56 and one 9kr Bister No. 55 on cover to U.S., tied by "245" in four-ring targets, Weisbaden circular datestamp, 1kr stamps also tied by red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid", red "Aachen Paid 23 Cts." double-circle at left, cover creases and small edge tear, some light soiling as well, reasonably attractive and very scarce, Scott Retail as 30kr used with additional postage

3,400
550
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1315
nhbl
Sale Number 960, Lot Number 1315, Peru thru TriesteTRIESTE ZONE "A", 1949-53, 1l Yellow Brown, Parcel Post, "Skipped" Comb Perforation (Sassone PP13q), TRIESTE ZONE "A", 1949-53, 1l Yellow Brown, Parcel Post, "Skipped" Comb Perforation (Sassone PP13q)TRIESTE ZONE "A", 1949-53, 1l Yellow Brown, Parcel Post, "Skipped" Comb Perforation (Sassone PP13q). Mint N.H. vertical "block" of five pairs with huge top sheet margin, second pair imperf at sides and in between second and third pairs, Fine-Very Fine, attractive showpiece, unlisted in Scott, Sassone value

2,500
500
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