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Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Tuscany thru Venezuela)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
356
 
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 356, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Tuscany thru Venezuela)TUSCANY, 1852, 1q Black (1; Sassone 1a), TUSCANY, 1852, 1q Black (1; Sassone 1a)TUSCANY, 1852, 1q Black (1; Sassone 1a). Large margins to just touched incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by well-struck grid of diamonds handstamp, matching "Pisa 27 Set., 1872" circular datestamp on newspaper wrapper made from letter with Feb. 18, 1852 date inside, to Siena, bold "PD" handstamp, receiving backstamp, cover with trivial wear

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SINGLE FRANKING OF THE 1852 ONE-QUATTRINI FIRST ISSUE OF TUSCANY USED ON A NEWSPAPER WRAPPER MADE FROM AN OLD LETTER.

Scott Retail as on newspaper

13,250
0
357
c
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 357, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Tuscany thru Venezuela)URUGUAY, 1856, 60c Blue (1), URUGUAY, 1856, 60c Blue (1)URUGUAY, 1856, 60c Blue (1). Type 18, uncancelled as usual, large margins to barely in incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, affixed to blue folded letter datelined "Montevideo Febr. 20, 1858" to Rosario Oriental, small flaw at bottom of cover

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USAGE OF THE URUGUAY 60-CENTAVOS "DILIGENCIA" ISSUE.

Ex Bustamante. With 1993 Holcombe certificate and signed by him.

5,000
8,500
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358
c
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 358, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Tuscany thru Venezuela)VENEZUELA, 1859, -1/2r Yellow, 1r Blue (1, 2), VENEZUELA, 1859, -1/2r Yellow, 1r Blue (1, 2)VENEZUELA, 1859, -1/2r Yellow, 1r Blue (1, 2). Two of first, large margins to just in, two bold strikes of "O" handstamp and tied by Correos La Guaira Ene 8" double-circle datestamp on blue 1861 folded cover to Caracas, right stamp small indentations from cancel

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND COLORFUL FRANKING OF THE HALF-REAL AND ONE-REAL FIRST ISSUE OF VENEZUELA.

The franking pays double the internal letter rate.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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359
c
Sale Number 973, Lot Number 359, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Tuscany thru Venezuela)VENEZUELA, 1859, 2r Red, Vertical Bisect (3b), VENEZUELA, 1859, 2r Red, Vertical Bisect (3b)VENEZUELA, 1859, 2r Red, Vertical Bisect (3b). Large margins other sides, tied by perfect strike of blue "Correios La Guaira Oct. 18" double-circle datestamp on 1859 folded letter to Caracas, trivial cover edge toning not mentioned on accompanying certificate

EXTREMELY FINE. AN IMMACULATE VERTICAL BISECT OF THE VENEZUELA 2-REALES RED. VERTICAL BISECTS ARE SCARCE.

Ex Bustamante. With 1993 Holcombe certificate and signed by him.

E. 2,000-3,000
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