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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Cape of Good Hope thru Germany

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3070
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3070, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1893, 1p on 2p Bister, Double Surcharge (58a; SG 57c), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1893, 1p on 2p Bister, Double Surcharge (58a; SG 57c)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1893, 1p on 2p Bister, Double Surcharge (58a; SG 57c). Original gum, clear second surcharge, choice centering, small toned spot below "Hope", Very Fine appearance, with 2012 P.F. certificate, unpriced in either Scott or SG as as unused, SG £450 as used, Scott Retail as used

500
1,200
3071
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3071, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 4p Pale Olive Green (166; SG 5), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 4p Pale Olive Green (166; SG 5)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 4p Pale Olive Green (166; SG 5). Bright color, tied by neat strike of "Mafeking C.G.H. MY 15 1900" circular datestamp on small piece, fresh and Very Fine, postmarked two days before the siege was lifted, SG £425

425
250
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3072
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3072, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose Paper (176; SG 15), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose Paper (176; SG 15)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1sh on 6p Violet on Rose Paper (176; SG 15). Rich color, tied by well-struck "Mafeking C.G.H. ? 10, 1900" circular datestamp on small piece, Very Fine and choice, SG £850

900
550
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3073
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3073, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 2sh on 1sh Green (177; SG 16), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 2sh on 1sh Green (177; SG 16)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 2sh on 1sh Green (177; SG 16). Rich color, tied by "Mafeking C.G.H. ? 17, 1900" circular datestamp on small piece, fresh and Very Fine, the siege of Mafeking was lifted on May 17, 1900 when British forces fought their way in to relieve the city, unfortunately we cannot make out the month of the cancel but it may have been cancelled on this day, with 1985 P.F. certificate, SG £600

500
425
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3074
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3074, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1p Blue on Blue Laid, Maj. Goodyear (178; SG 17), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1p Blue on Blue Laid, Maj. Goodyear (178; SG 17)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 1p Blue on Blue Laid, Maj. Goodyear (178; SG 17). Rich color, tied by "Mafeking C.G.H. MY 15, 1900" circular datestamp on small piece, fresh and Very Fine, cancelled two days before the siege was lifted, with 1986 P.F. certificate, SG £300

425
350
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3075
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3075, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20), CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20)CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, MAFEKING, 1900, 3p Blue on Blue, Baden-Powell (179; SG 20). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, intense shade, neat strike of "Mafeking C.G.H. MY 13, 1900" circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, cancelled four days before the siege was lifted, SG £400

400
350
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3076
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CUBA, 1855, 2rp Orange Red (4). Vertical block of 60, margins virtually all around, nice color, each column with vertical manuscript line cancel, column three pre-print paper fold, few other creases, minor tear at bottom and pos. 55 damaged, still a striking large multiple of Cuba's First Issue and suitable for display

E. 200-300
180
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3077
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3077, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyFRANCE, 1863-70, 10c Bistre on Yellowish, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (32c; Yvert 28B var), FRANCE, 1863-70, 10c Bistre on Yellowish, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (32c; Yvert 28B var)FRANCE, 1863-70, 10c Bistre on Yellowish, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (32c; Yvert 28B var). Used with 20c Dull Blue on Bluish (57) and tied by "4013" lozenge, "Trelon 10 Sept. 1871" double circle datestamp on cover front only to Paris, Very Fine and scarce, especially as a mixed issue use, with 1991 A. Diena and 1978 Swiss certificates, Yvert e4,200 as full cover, Scott Retail as full cover $3,750.00

E. 300-400
200
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3078
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3078, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyFRANCE, Ballon Monte, FRANCE, Ballon MonteFRANCE, Ballon Monte. France 30c tied by Star of Dots, "Paris 23 Nov. 70" double-circle datestamp on small folded letter to Brussels, Belgium, receiving backstamp (Dec. 6), fresh and Very Fine, carried on the Ville d'Orleans which went drastically off course and had to jettison some of its mail bags to avoid crashing into the North Sea, the pilot and copilot bailed out in Norway but the balloon drifted away and was found a few days later, a more complete history of this interesting trip can be found at http://www.scc-online.org/ph05may.pdf , Yvert e800

E. 500-750
400
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3079
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3079, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyFRANCE, 1863-70, 80c Carmine on Yellowish (36a; Yvert 32a), FRANCE, 1863-70, 80c Carmine on Yellowish (36a; Yvert 32a)FRANCE, 1863-70, 80c Carmine on Yellowish (36a; Yvert 32a). Horizontal block of eight, choice centering, tied by six-point star of dots lozenges on oversize linen-lined cover to Mauritius, red "Paris 1 Oct. 1863" double-circle datestamp, small red boxed "PD" handstamp, printed address and "VOIE DE SUEZ" routing instructions, small erosion in address area (linen lining shows through), Very Fine appearance, scarce use, with 1976 A. Diena certificate

E. 400-500
350
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3080
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3080, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyFRANCE, 1924, 25c 8th Olympics, Imperforate (199a, Yvert 184a), FRANCE, 1924, 25c 8th Olympics, Imperforate (199a, Yvert 184a)FRANCE, 1924, 25c 8th Olympics, Imperforate (199a, Yvert 184a). Mint N.H., huge margins incl. right sheet margin, Extremely Fine, Yvert e1,600 as hinged

1,500
650
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3081
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3081, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanySAXONY, 1850, 3pf Brown Red (1c; Michel 1c), SAXONY, 1850, 3pf Brown Red (1c; Michel 1c)SAXONY, 1850, 3pf Brown Red (1c; Michel 1c). Plate III, Position 13, large margins to full and showing full dividing line between stamps at right, bright color in the distinctive Brown Red shade, neat strike of Bischofswerda circular datestamp of August 1851

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND AND FOUR-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE SAXONY FIRST ISSUE IN THE BROWN RED SHADE, WITH A CLEAR CONTEMPORARY CANCEL.

With 1930 R.P.S., 1986 Buhler and 2004 Briefmarkenprufstelle Basel certificates.

11,575
4,000
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3082
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3082, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1902, 2pf-5m Reichspost (52-65A), GERMANY, 1902, 2pf-5m Reichspost (52-65A)GERMANY, 1902, 2pf-5m Reichspost (52-65A). Lightly hinged, No. 65 is the "d" variety, Very Fine

1,025
325
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3083
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3083, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1920, 1-1/4m Vermilion and Magenta, Watermarked Quatrefoils (210), GERMANY, 1920, 1-1/4m Vermilion and Magenta, Watermarked Quatrefoils (210)GERMANY, 1920, 1-1/4m Vermilion and Magenta, Watermarked Quatrefoils (210). Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, scarce and not often seen in this post-office condition, this type of watermarked paper was intended for revenue stamps only

1,350
1,100
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3084
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3084, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1928-32, 3pf-80pf Ebert and von Hindenburg (366-384), GERMANY, 1928-32, 3pf-80pf Ebert and von Hindenburg (366-384)GERMANY, 1928-32, 3pf-80pf Ebert and von Hindenburg (366-384). Mint N.H., No. 381 Fine, others Very Fine

960
170
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3085
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3085, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1933, 3pf-100pf von Hindenburg (401-414), GERMANY, 1933, 3pf-100pf von Hindenburg (401-414)GERMANY, 1933, 3pf-100pf von Hindenburg (401-414). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine

893
350
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3086
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3086, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1951-52, 2pf-90pf Post Horns (670-685), GERMANY, 1951-52, 2pf-90pf Post Horns (670-685)GERMANY, 1951-52, 2pf-90pf Post Horns (670-685). Mint N.H., lovely colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,800
500
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3087
c
GERMANY, 1930-35, IPOSTA and OSTROPA Souvenir Sheets (B33, B68). Each on separate large size cover (not carried through the mail) with special Exhibition cancellations, former hinge reinforced cover crease and small closed tear in top margin of the sheet, latter small nick top right sheet corner, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, latter with 1981 G.P.S. certificate

1,950
225
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3088
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3088, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1930, IPOSTA Souvenir Sheet (B33), GERMANY, 1930, IPOSTA Souvenir Sheet (B33)GERMANY, 1930, IPOSTA Souvenir Sheet (B33). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, Extremely Fine

900
400
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3089
og
GERMANY, 1933, NOTHILFE Souvenir Sheet (B58). Faintly hinged around sheet edges, stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine and attractive

1,150
400
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3090
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3090, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1935, OSTROPA Souvenir Sheet (B68), GERMANY, 1935, OSTROPA Souvenir Sheet (B68)GERMANY, 1935, OSTROPA Souvenir Sheet (B68). Two, one unused (no gum) as virtually always, other with special June 23, 1935 First Day cancellations, former small faults, latter tiny thin spot, Very Fine appearance

1,600
170
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3091
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3091, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyBERLIN, 1948, 2pf-5m Black Ovpts. (9N1-9N20), BERLIN, 1948, 2pf-5m Black Ovpts. (9N1-9N20)BERLIN, 1948, 2pf-5m Black Ovpts. (9N1-9N20). Complete set on six registered covers to New York (same sender and addressee), all cancelled between Sept. 13 and Sept. 15 1948, 2m light gum stains, otherwise virtually all Fine-Very Fine, scarce set of covers

2,228
550
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3092
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3092, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, BERLIN, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a), GERMANY, BERLIN, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a)GERMANY, BERLIN, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a). Mint N.H. but with tiny mark on gum in top selvage, bright colors, Very Fine, also incl. used set of B59-B67

622
160
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3093
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3093, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyBERLIN, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a), BERLIN, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a)BERLIN, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a). Oct. 25, 1950 Berlin Philharmonic special cancellations, original gum, Very Fine

2,100
170
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3094
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3094, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyBERLIN, 1949, 1pf-5m Buildings (9N42-9N60), BERLIN, 1949, 1pf-5m Buildings (9N42-9N60)BERLIN, 1949, 1pf-5m Buildings (9N42-9N60). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh, Very Fine

675
400
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3095
og
GERMANY, 1931-33, 1m-4m Zeppelin Issues (C35-C45). 23 stamps, incl. complete unused sets of each with two sets of Polar and Chicago ovpts., four used incl. Nos. C35, C39, C40 and C43, h.r., few flaws, many Fine-Very Fine

4,592
475
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3096
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3096, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1930-33, 1m-4m Zeppelin Flights (C38-C42, C44-C45), GERMANY, 1930-33, 1m-4m Zeppelin Flights (C38-C42, C44-C45)GERMANY, 1930-33, 1m-4m Zeppelin Flights (C38-C42, C44-C45). Attractively centered, Nos. C40-C42 and last two some gum disturbance, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,300
300
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3097
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3097, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1930-31, 1m-4m South America and Polar Flights (C38-C42), GERMANY, 1930-31, 1m-4m South America and Polar Flights (C38-C42)GERMANY, 1930-31, 1m-4m South America and Polar Flights (C38-C42). Fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,090
160
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3098
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3098, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight (C43-C45), GERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight (C43-C45)GERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight (C43-C45). Hinges skillfully removed, Very Fine

780
100
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3099
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3099, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1933, 1m Chicago Flight (C43), GERMANY, 1933, 1m Chicago Flight (C43)GERMANY, 1933, 1m Chicago Flight (C43). Attractively centered with beautiful original gum (only tiny hinge), fresh and bright, Extremely Fine

750
160
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3100
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3100, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight (C40-C42), GERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight (C40-C42)GERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight (C40-C42). Each on separate cacheted cover or card, 1m on card from Friedrichschafen to Holland with 1931 England Flight cachet, 2m on cover to same destination and used on same flight, 4m used from Friedrichschafen to Philadelphia on 1931 South America flight, minor edgewear, Very Fine and attractive set of covers

E. 400-500
225
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3101
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3101, Cape of Good Hope thru GermanyGERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight (C43-C45), GERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight (C43-C45)GERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight (C43-C45). 1m and 2m on card, 4m on cover, all appropriately tied and cacheted, Very Fine

1,260
160
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