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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western Australia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2113
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2113, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, 1816, King's Post Handstamp on British Packet Letter to Bengal, INDIA, 1816, King's Post Handstamp on British Packet Letter to BengalINDIA, 1816, King's Post Handstamp on British Packet Letter to Bengal. "India Packet letter, London, 17 Sep 1816 G.P.O." crown-circle datestamp on folded letter to Patna, Bengal, appropriate transits incl. King's Post framed datestamp with integral rate in manuscript on back, opening tear thru marking, otherwise Very Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
1,300
2114
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2114, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, 1834, INDIA, 1834INDIA, 1834. Folded letter datelined "Sydney N.S.W. 26 May 1834" and addressed to London, England, back of cover with "Dover, India Letter" boxed handstamp and also with "India Soldier's 3 London" handstamp, endorsed "Per Enchantress ship" at upper right, also with "Post Paid Ship Letter" oval datestamp, red "hot cross bun" inspector's mark, intact red wax seal (some crackling) showing impression of 1826 coin, some wear, still Very Fine, very unusual, scarce, apparently undercharged

E. 500-750
650
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2115
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2115, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6), INDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6)INDIA, 1854, 4a Red & Blue (6). Two cut-to-shape singles lightly tied by "C" over "I" in diamond of dots on small folded letter to Marseilles, red French Suez transit, red crescent "INDIA PAID", "10" decimes due, Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
1,200
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2116
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2116, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, Soruth, 1868, 1a Black, Blue Laid Paper (8; SG 11), INDIA, Soruth, 1868, 1a Black, Blue Laid Paper (8; SG 11)INDIA, Soruth, 1868, 1a Black, Blue Laid Paper (8; SG 11). Vertical pair, huge margins to clear, tied by 19mm circles of dots (RL Ty. 1e) on back of native cover, reduced at sides, Very Fine, scarce and attractive, with 1995 B.P.A. certificate

E. 200-300
650
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2117
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2117, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, 1897, Tirah Expedition, INDIA, 1897, Tirah ExpeditionINDIA, 1897, Tirah Expedition. -1/2a entire with clear strike of "F.P.O. II No. 27AS 13.9.97" double-circle datestamp and used to Jullundur, receiving backstamp, few small edge tears at top, still Very Fine, rare as none are reported from this field post office, according to Wikipedia, the Afridi tribe, which was receiving a subsidy from the government of British India for the safeguarding of the Khyber Pass, rose up and captured all the posts in the Khyber held by their own countrymen, and attacked the forts on the Samana Range near the city of Peshawar, the British mounted the expedition in October and full capitulation was not achieved until after the winter snows had cleared

E. 500-750
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2118
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2118, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, 1897, Tirah Expedition, INDIA, 1897, Tirah ExpeditionINDIA, 1897, Tirah Expedition. 2a6p entire cancelled by neat strike of "Field P.O. No. 13, 20 Dec. 97" circular datestamp and addressed to Guildford, Surrey, England, receiving backstamp of Jan. 7, 1898, some slight edgewear, Very Fine, according to Wikipedia, the Afridi tribe, which was receiving a subsidy from the government of British India for the safeguarding of the Khyber Pass, rose up and captured all the posts in the Khyber held by their own countrymen, and attacked the forts on the Samana Range near the city of Peshawar, the British mounted the expedition in October and full capitulation was not achieved until after the winter snows had cleared, a 1960 article in The Philatelist stated that no covers are known from Field Post Offices 10, 13 and 35, this may be unique

E. 400-500
550
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2119
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2119, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, 1898, Swat Valley Column, INDIA, 1898, Swat Valley ColumnINDIA, 1898, Swat Valley Column. -1/2a entire with bold strike of "F.P.O.I No. 4A 21 JU 98" double-circle datestamp and addressed to Bombay, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
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2120
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2120, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaINDIA, Bundi, 1915, 2a Emerald (18; SG 66), INDIA, Bundi, 1915, 2a Emerald (18; SG 66)INDIA, Bundi, 1915, 2a Emerald (18; SG 66). Large margins showing colored lines and roulettes on all sides, tied by neat strike of Bundi circular datestamp on back of native home made cover with some wear incl. filing hole well away from stamp, Very Fine and attractive use paying the registered rate, with 1995 B.P.A. certificate

E. 200-300
200
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2121
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2121, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaISRAEL, 1948, 3m-1,000 First Coins (1-9), ISRAEL, 1948, 3m-1,000 First Coins (1-9)ISRAEL, 1948, 3m-1,000 First Coins (1-9). Complete set of tab singles, incl. 3m, 5m and 10m rouletted, CTO Tel Aviv, 1,000m short tab, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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2122
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2122, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaITALY,1934, 10l Blue & Black, "Servizio Di Stato" (CO2), ITALY,1934, 10l Blue & Black, "Servizio Di Stato" (CO2)ITALY,1934, 10l Blue & Black, "Servizio Di Stato" (CO2). Lightly hinged, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine

825
325
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2123
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2123, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaJAPAN, 1919, 1-1/2s and 3s First Air Post (C1-C2), JAPAN, 1919, 1-1/2s and 3s First Air Post (C1-C2)JAPAN, 1919, 1-1/2s and 3s First Air Post (C1-C2). H.r., bright colors, Fine, signed in pencil

710
225
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2124
og
JAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). H.r. not on stamps, bright colors, thin spot at bottom left, Very Fine appearance

1,250
475
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2125
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2125, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaNEW CALEDONIA, 1932, 40c-50c Paris-Noumea Flight Issue (180-181), NEW CALEDONIA, 1932, 40c-50c Paris-Noumea Flight Issue (180-181)NEW CALEDONIA, 1932, 40c-50c Paris-Noumea Flight Issue (180-181). Rich colors, 50c natural gum crease at bottom, Fine set

950
200
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2126
Sbl
NICARAGUA, 1945 Issue, Specimen Ovpts. (691S-694S, C266S-C271S). Bound book from the Philadelphia office of the Security Banknote Co. dated Apr. 19, 1946, containing sheets of 25 of the Republic of Nicaragua issue of 1945 including Air Post, each stamp with single hole punch and red "Specimen" ovpt., interleaving between each sheet, letter in front states in part to "keep in the office to show prospective customers", Very Fine and undoubtedly rare

E. 300-400
275
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2127
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2127, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaORANGE RIVER COLONY, 1903, 4p Olive Green & Carmine, "IOSTAGE" (66a; SG 144a), ORANGE RIVER COLONY, 1903, 4p Olive Green & Carmine, "IOSTAGE" (66a; SG 144a)ORANGE RIVER COLONY, 1903, 4p Olive Green & Carmine, "IOSTAGE" (66a; SG 144a). First state of the variety, bright colors, choice centering, cancelled at top which leaves the variety clearly visible, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce, ex Allen, with 1992 B.P.A. certificate, SG £450

500
170
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2128
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2128, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaORANGE RIVER COLONY, 1900, 1p on 1p Violet, "I" and Period After "R" Omitted (45, 45b; SG 102, 102g), ORANGE RIVER COLONY, 1900, 1p on 1p Violet, "I" and Period After "R" Omitted (45, 45b; SG 102, 102g)ORANGE RIVER COLONY, 1900, 1p on 1p Violet, "I" and Period After "R" Omitted (45, 45b; SG 102, 102g). Vertical pair, bottom stamp the variety which also shows "V" and "R" close together (second stage of the variety), neat Bloemfontein circular datestamps, Very Fine, ex Allen, with 1992 B.P.A. certificate, SG £250 for the variety

E. 200-300
160
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2129
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2129, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPERU, 1863, 1p Brown (13), PERU, 1863, 1p Brown (13)PERU, 1863, 1p Brown (13). Full to large margins, tied by light strike of circular datestamp on 1864 folded letter from Tacna to Cochabamba, tiny gum toning in bottom margin, some wear along center file fold, Fine, rare on cover

E. 500-750
130
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2130
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2130, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPERU, 1921-36 Issue Errors, PERU, 1921-36 Issue ErrorsPERU, 1921-36 Issue Errors. Six, incl. Nos. 222a (two, one original gum with thin, other used with slight crease), 252a (no gum), C1a (two, one original gum, other used with Sanabria backstamp, "as is"), and C15a, Fine-Very Fine or similar appearance, Scott Retail excluding used No. C1a

1,771
275
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2131
ogbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2131, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPERU, 1925, 2c on 20c Blue, Double Ovpt., One Inverted (252b), PERU, 1925, 2c on 20c Blue, Double Ovpt., One Inverted (252b)PERU, 1925, 2c on 20c Blue, Double Ovpt., One Inverted (252b). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine, each stamp has expert's small backstamp

200
60
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2132
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2132, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPHILIPPINES, 1871, 5c Blue, 20c Brown (39, 41), PHILIPPINES, 1871, 5c Blue, 20c Brown (39, 41)PHILIPPINES, 1871, 5c Blue, 20c Brown (39, 41). Cancelled by light strike of parrilla handstamp, indistinct Manila double-circle datestamp on 1876 cover to Seville, Spain, endorsed "Via de Suez" at upper left, receiving backstamp of May 2, 1871, cover and 20c with few stains, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and attractive single-weight use to Spain via Suez, with 2007 A.P.S. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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2133
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2133, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPHILIPPINES, 1874, 62c Rose (50), PHILIPPINES, 1874, 62c Rose (50)PHILIPPINES, 1874, 62c Rose (50). Tied by light strike of parrilla handstamp on folded letter datelined "Manille 16 Mai 1876" and addressed to Reims, France, endorsed "Via Brindisi" at upper left, red Singapore and "Poss. Ang. V Brind. 2 Juil 76" double-circle datestamp (French railroad cancel applied at Modane for British packet mail thru Brindisi), receiving backstamp, horizontal file fold well away from stamp

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST EXAMPLE OF MAIL WITH A PHILIPPINES STAMP SENT TO A NON-SPANISH OVERSEAS DESTINATION.

In 1870 the Franco-Prussian War closed the port of Marseilles, the usual route of Philippines mail to Europe. After the war some mail continued to be sent via Brindisi, usually by British P & O packet via Singapore and Suez.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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2134
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2134, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPHILIPPINES, 1882, 12-4/8c Bright Rose (82), PHILIPPINES, 1882, 12-4/8c Bright Rose (82)PHILIPPINES, 1882, 12-4/8c Bright Rose (82). tied by light strike of blue "Correos Manila 29.10.86" double-circle datestamp on cover to Ronda, Spain, second strike on back, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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2135
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2135, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPHILIPPINES, 1892, 5c Green (153), PHILIPPINES, 1892, 5c Green (153)PHILIPPINES, 1892, 5c Green (153). Used with two 2c Gray Brown (148) and also -1/8c Dull Blue, 1m Ultramarine and 5m Deep Blue Green, Newspapers (P8 pair, P12, P20), tied by "Correos Manila 4 Ene. 97" double-circle datestamp on cover to Hamburg, Germany, purple "Via Marsella" and "Alemania" handstamps, Very Fine, unusual franking combining Newspaper stamps and regular issues to pay the 8 centavos single-weight franking via the Spanish naval steamer Elcano

E. 500-750
275
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2136
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2136, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPHILIPPINES, 1894, 10c Claret (165), PHILIPPINES, 1894, 10c Claret (165)PHILIPPINES, 1894, 10c Claret (165). Tied by "Correos Manila 1 Mar. 96" double-circle datestamp on cover to San Juan, Puerto Rico, second strike at top, missing top flap and slightly reduced at top, Fine and scarce use

E. 500-750
275
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2137
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2137, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaPHILIPPINES, 1898, 8c Gray Brown (203), PHILIPPINES, 1898, 8c Gray Brown (203)PHILIPPINES, 1898, 8c Gray Brown (203). Rich color, choice centering, tied by "21 Apr. 98" circular datestamp on cover to Honolulu, Hawaii, endorsed "Per Yuensang, Oceano Pacifico" at upper left and carried by that private American steamer, receiving backstamp (May 17), trivial edge tear at top, Very Fine use to a rare destination

E. 500-750
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2138
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2138, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaTWO SICILIES, 1860, -1/2t Deep Blue (8), TWO SICILIES, 1860, -1/2t Deep Blue (8)TWO SICILIES, 1860, -1/2t Deep Blue (8). Large margins, deep rich color, affixed to part of cover, neat boxed handstamp cancel, few flaws incl. corner creases, still appears Very Fine, scarce

11,500
1,400
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2139
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2139, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaSOUTH AFRICA, 1925, 1p-9p Air Post (C1-C4; SG 26-29), SOUTH AFRICA, 1925, 1p-9p Air Post (C1-C4; SG 26-29)SOUTH AFRICA, 1925, 1p-9p Air Post (C1-C4; SG 26-29). Incl. second 3p, used with 6c and tied by "Cape Town Kaapstad 7 Mar. 25 12:30 PM" circular datestamps on registered cover to Pretoria, Very Fine, attractive cover

E. 200-300
225
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2140
 
SOUTH AFRICA, Balance. Twelve used stamps, virtually all of the value is in £1 Geo. V (16), overall Fine-Very Fine, SG £400

533
120
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2141
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2141, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaSPAIN, 1929, 5c-4p Seville-Barcelona Exposition, Imperforate (C6 var-C11 var), SPAIN, 1929, 5c-4p Seville-Barcelona Exposition, Imperforate (C6 var-C11 var)SPAIN, 1929, 5c-4p Seville-Barcelona Exposition, Imperforate (C6 var-C11 var). Horizontal pairs, lightly hinged, large margins to full, each stamp with blue control no. on back, Very Fine and desirable set, 4p with Galvez backstamp, Scott Retail as singles

1,350
475
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2142
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2142, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaSPAIN, 1931, 5c-1p Montserrat Issue, Imperforate (C68 var-C72 var), SPAIN, 1931, 5c-1p Montserrat Issue, Imperforate (C68 var-C72 var)SPAIN, 1931, 5c-1p Montserrat Issue, Imperforate (C68 var-C72 var). Top sheet margin horizontal pairs, each with "Montserrat 50 Sellos" imprint at top, lightly hinged in sheet margin, stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, an attractive set, Scott Retail as hinged singles

1,050
425
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2143
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2143, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaSWEDEN, 1920, 20ö on 2ö Orange, Crown Wmk. (C4), SWEDEN, 1920, 20ö on 2ö Orange, Crown Wmk. (C4)SWEDEN, 1920, 20ö on 2ö Orange, Crown Wmk. (C4). Vibrant color, Fine, Richter and second backstamp

1,250
550
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2144
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2144, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W). Three large margins showing three complete dividing lines, slightly in at left, beautifully tied by red rosette, matching "Zurich 3/6 1846" circular datestamp on exceptionally fresh part-printed 1846 folded announcement, some minor internal splitting, Fine and quite handsome, with 1982 Friedl certificate

3,900
850
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2145
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2145, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaSYRIA, 1920-21, 1p-10p Air Post (C1-C6), SYRIA, 1920-21, 1p-10p Air Post (C1-C6)SYRIA, 1920-21, 1p-10p Air Post (C1-C6). Few h.r., each with clear handstamp, Fine-Very Fine, most either signed or with Sanabria backstamp

1,812
500
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2146
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2146, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaTASMANIA, 1855, 2p Deep Green (5, SG 16), TASMANIA, 1855, 2p Deep Green (5, SG 16)TASMANIA, 1855, 2p Deep Green (5, SG 16). Large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, neat numeral in barred oval cancel and also trace of red cancel at right, Very Fine and choice, SG £450

875
600
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2147
ogbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 2147, Foreign Stamps and Covers: India thru Western AustraliaWESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1882, 2p Yellow, Perf 14 (50; SG 77), WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1882, 2p Yellow, Perf 14 (50; SG 77)WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1882, 2p Yellow, Perf 14 (50; SG 77). Block of 24 with selvage at top, original gum, few h.r., few perf separations reinforced, horizontal crease affects selvage and also second row from bottom, appears Fine-Very Fine, attractive multiple, SG £768 as singles, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
900
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