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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

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

Category — Hong Kong thru Hungary

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3102
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3102, Hong Kong thru HungaryHONG KONG, Hong Kong to Bombay, HONG KONG, Hong Kong to BombayHONG KONG, Hong Kong to Bombay. Cover with red "Hong Kong Paid AU 10, 1859" circular datestamp (Webb Ty. 14a) and addressed to Bombay, red manuscript "8" for double the 4p rate, back of cover with "Hong Kong Au. 10, 1859" datestamp (Webb Ty. 13a) partly overstruck by Bombay receiving datestamp of Sept. 2, slightly reduced at left, some slight overall wear, Very Fine, this is the earliest reported use of both of these Hong Kong datestamp types and predates by four and five months respectively the dates quoted in Webb

E. 400-500
1,600
3103
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3103, Hong Kong thru HungaryHONG KONG, 1863, 24c Green (18), HONG KONG, 1863, 24c Green (18)HONG KONG, 1863, 24c Green (18). Used with 2c Brown (8), 4c Slate (10) and wing margin pair of 8c Orange Buff (13), tied by "B62" in barred oval cancels on 1866 cover to Milo, Maine, matching Hong Kong Apr. 15 backstamp, red crayon "21" for credit to U.S. and "1" colonial credit, London transit and red "Portland Me. Am. Pkt. Paid May 17" exchange office circular datestamp, May 18 receipt docketing, one stamp has minor pre-use tear at bottom

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND STRIKING FOUR-COLOR FRANKING OF THE HONG KONG 1863 ISSUE ON COVER TO MAINE, BEARING A CLEAR STRIKE OF THE SCARCE PORTLAND EXCHANGE OFFICE MARKING.

This cover overpays by 1c the 45c British mail rate via Suez and Southampton

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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3104
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3104, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1871-72, 2k-25k Franz Josef I, Engraved (7-12), HUNGARY, 1871-72, 2k-25k Franz Josef I, Engraved (7-12)HUNGARY, 1871-72, 2k-25k Franz Josef I, Engraved (7-12). Also incl. 1883 Reprints perf. 11-1/2 and 1921 "Essays" from the 50th Anniversary of Hungary's first postage stamp, mostly part to full original gum, some typical faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
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3105
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3105, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1874-76, 20k Gray, Perf. 13 (17a), HUNGARY, 1874-76, 20k Gray, Perf. 13 (17a)HUNGARY, 1874-76, 20k Gray, Perf. 13 (17a). Part original gum, fresh and Very Fine

575
170
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3106
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3106, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1874-76, 20k Gray, Perf. 11-1/2 (17b), HUNGARY, 1874-76, 20k Gray, Perf. 11-1/2 (17b)HUNGARY, 1874-76, 20k Gray, Perf. 11-1/2 (17b). Disturbed original gum, choice margins and attractive centering, tiny thin speck, Very Fine appearance

1,500
225
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3107
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3107, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1888-98, 1k-3fo St. Stephen's Crown (22A-35), HUNGARY, 1888-98, 1k-3fo St. Stephen's Crown (22A-35)HUNGARY, 1888-98, 1k-3fo St. Stephen's Crown (22A-35). Original gum, fresh, also incl. Nos. 22Ac and 34a, No. 35 (Scott Retail $18.00) small corner crease, others Fine-Very Fine, seldom offered in such nice condition

552
250
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3108
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3108, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1900-04, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I (47-66), HUNGARY, 1900-04, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I (47-66)HUNGARY, 1900-04, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I (47-66). Fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

613
200
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3109
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3109, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1900-04, 10p, 25p and 30p Booklet Panes of Six (55a, 58a, 60a), HUNGARY, 1900-04, 10p, 25p and 30p Booklet Panes of Six (55a, 58a, 60a)HUNGARY, 1900-04, 10p, 25p and 30p Booklet Panes of Six (55a, 58a, 60a). One, three and three respectively, in original booklets which originally contained four panes of each value (parts of those other five panes are in the booklets), last a little staple rust spots, Very Good-Fine, very scarce lot, Scott Retail as intact hinged panes only

515
225
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3110
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3110, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1904-05, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I, Perf. 12 x 11-1/2, 11-1/2 (67a-83a, 82ac), HUNGARY, 1904-05, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I, Perf. 12 x 11-1/2, 11-1/2 (67a-83a, 82ac)HUNGARY, 1904-05, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I, Perf. 12 x 11-1/2, 11-1/2 (67a-83a, 82ac). Fresh set in nice condition, Fine-Very Fine

1,724
375
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3111
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3111, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1908-13, 5f Emerald, 10f Carmine, Booklet Panes of Six (70c, 72c), HUNGARY, 1908-13, 5f Emerald, 10f Carmine, Booklet Panes of Six (70c, 72c)HUNGARY, 1908-13, 5f Emerald, 10f Carmine, Booklet Panes of Six (70c, 72c). Complete booklets of four panes each except one 5f partial pane, 5f booklet cover a tiny bit toned, still Fine-Very Fine, scarce lot, Scott Retail as seven hinged complete panes

700
225
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3112
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3112, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1908-13, 10f Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (72c), HUNGARY, 1908-13, 10f Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (72c)HUNGARY, 1908-13, 10f Carmine, Booklet Pane of Six (72c). Complete booklet of four panes, Mint N.H., beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, very scarce and in incredibly nice condition for this handmade production

400
150
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3113
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3113, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1913-16, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I, Imperforate (84/103 vars.), HUNGARY, 1913-16, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I, Imperforate (84/103 vars.)HUNGARY, 1913-16, 1f-5k "Turul", Franz Josef I, Imperforate (84/103 vars.). 19 of the 20 listed denominations (lacks No. 97), fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail for 14 hinged values as listed in the Scott Volume 3 catalog

1,200
250
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3114
nhbl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3114, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1913-16, 35f Lake on Blue, Cliche Error (96a), HUNGARY, 1913-16, 35f Lake on Blue, Cliche Error (96a)HUNGARY, 1913-16, 35f Lake on Blue, Cliche Error (96a). Mint N.H. block of 25 with top left sheet corner selvage with "counter numbers", wonderfully fresh, some separation, Fine, interesting multiple for display

250
110
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3115
nhbl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3115, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1924, 600k Olive Bister, "800" in Top Right Corner (393a), HUNGARY, 1924, 600k Olive Bister, "800" in Top Right Corner (393a)HUNGARY, 1924, 600k Olive Bister, "800" in Top Right Corner (393a). Mint N.H. block of four, pos. 2 the error, Very Fine, a surprisingly scarce undercataloged error and seldom offered, with 1998 Gabor certificate

140
100
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3116
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3116, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1950, 60f Boys' Camp, Inscription Error (899a), HUNGARY, 1950, 60f Boys' Camp, Inscription Error (899a)HUNGARY, 1950, 60f Boys' Camp, Inscription Error (899a). Mint N.H., Very Fine and choice, a rare error that we feel is considerably undercatalogued

1,000
350
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3117
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3117, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1950, 60f Boys' Camp, Inscription Error (899a), HUNGARY, 1950, 60f Boys' Camp, Inscription Error (899a)HUNGARY, 1950, 60f Boys' Camp, Inscription Error (899a). Tied on small piece by town cancellation, slight usage wrinkle top left, otherwise Very Fine, rare and undercataloged

950
0
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3118
nhbl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3118, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1931, 1p, 2p "Zeppelin" Ovpts. (C24-C25), HUNGARY, 1931, 1p, 2p "Zeppelin" Ovpts. (C24-C25)HUNGARY, 1931, 1p, 2p "Zeppelin" Ovpts. (C24-C25). Mint N.H. blocks of four, top left corner and left selvage respectively, fresh, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

640
190
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3119
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3119, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1931, 1p, 2p "Zeppelin" Ovpt., Imperf (C24 var-C25 var), HUNGARY, 1931, 1p, 2p "Zeppelin" Ovpt., Imperf (C24 var-C25 var)HUNGARY, 1931, 1p, 2p "Zeppelin" Ovpt., Imperf (C24 var-C25 var). Mint N.H., huge margins incl. bottom sheet margins, Extremely Fine; also incl. normal used and unused sets plus a cacheted flown cover, missing most of back but has Friedrichschafen transit, Fine-Very Fine

775
200
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3120
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3120, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1949, 50fo Chain Bridge Souvenir Sheet (C66), HUNGARY, 1949, 50fo Chain Bridge Souvenir Sheet (C66)HUNGARY, 1949, 50fo Chain Bridge Souvenir Sheet (C66). Two, Mint N.H. and used with Nov. 20, 1950 First Day cancel, Extremely Fine

700
0
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3121
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3121, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1949, 50fo Stamp Day, Miniature Sheet of Four, Imperforate (C67 var), HUNGARY, 1949, 50fo Stamp Day, Miniature Sheet of Four, Imperforate (C67 var)HUNGARY, 1949, 50fo Stamp Day, Miniature Sheet of Four, Imperforate (C67 var). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine

525
0
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3122
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3122, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1950, 3fo UPU Souvenir Sheet of Four, Perforated (C81 var), HUNGARY, 1950, 3fo UPU Souvenir Sheet of Four, Perforated (C81 var)HUNGARY, 1950, 3fo UPU Souvenir Sheet of Four, Perforated (C81 var). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh and well-centered, Extremely Fine

525
100
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3123
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3123, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1950, 3fo UPU Souvenir Sheet, Imperforate (C81 var), HUNGARY, 1950, 3fo UPU Souvenir Sheet, Imperforate (C81 var)HUNGARY, 1950, 3fo UPU Souvenir Sheet, Imperforate (C81 var). Unused and used examples, former lightly hinged, latter original gum with July 2, 1950 First Day cancel, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. imperf sheet and used perforated sheet

1,125
150
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3124
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3124, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1951, Stamp Anniversary Souvenir Sheet (C95 var, CB13-CB14 vars), HUNGARY, 1951, Stamp Anniversary Souvenir Sheet (C95 var, CB13-CB14 vars)HUNGARY, 1951, Stamp Anniversary Souvenir Sheet (C95 var, CB13-CB14 vars). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine

600
100
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3125
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3125, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Perforated (C95 var), HUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Perforated (C95 var)HUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Perforated (C95 var). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, rare souvenir sheet of which only about 500 to 600 each perforated and imperforate were given to exhibitors and members of the exhibition committee

1,600
190
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3126
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3126, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Imperforate (C95 var), HUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Imperforate (C95 var)HUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Imperforate (C95 var). Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, rare souvenir sheet of which only about 500 to 600 each perforated and imperforate were given to exhibitors and members of the exhibition committee

1,600
150
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3127
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3127, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Perforated (C95 var), HUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Perforated (C95 var)HUNGARY, 1951, 60f Stamp Anniversary Presentation Souvenir Sheet in Rose Lilac, Perforated (C95 var). On European size cacheted First Day Cover with Oct. 6, 1951 First Day cancel (additional franking on back tied by same marking), unaddressed but prepared to appear as a registered cover to New York even to the extent of having a facsimile New York REG receiving double oval on back, some minor cover edge flaws and slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine, rare souvenir sheet of which only about 500 to 600 each perforated and imperforate were given to exhibitors and members of the exhibition committee and the first of which we have seen cancelled, Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

1,600
0
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3128
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3128, Hong Kong thru HungaryHUNGARY, 1919-20, 2f Green and Black, Postage Due, Numeral "2" Inverted (J65a), HUNGARY, 1919-20, 2f Green and Black, Postage Due, Numeral "2" Inverted (J65a)HUNGARY, 1919-20, 2f Green and Black, Postage Due, Numeral "2" Inverted (J65a). Mint N.H., Fine, an attractive and seldom offered rare error, with 1998 Gabor certificate

2,000
700
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