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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

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

Category — Ireland thru Italian Areas

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3129
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3129, Ireland thru Italian AreasIRELAND, Repub. Hiber. Postage, Three Cents, IRELAND, Repub. Hiber. Postage, Three CentsIRELAND, Repub. Hiber. Postage, Three Cents. Die essay for unadopted design, 32 x 38mm, in Green, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, this was apparently produced in 1893 during discussions for Home Rule, an article on this and other designs was published in the June 10, 1916 edition of Mekeel's

E. 500-750
400
3130
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3130, Ireland thru Italian AreasISRAEL, 1950, 20p, 40p Independence Day (33-34), ISRAEL, 1950, 20p, 40p Independence Day (33-34)ISRAEL, 1950, 20p, 40p Independence Day (33-34). Mint N.H. tab singles, Very Fine

500
120
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3131
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3131, Ireland thru Italian AreasISRAEL, 1948, 3m-50m First Postage Dues (J1-J5), ISRAEL, 1948, 3m-50m First Postage Dues (J1-J5)ISRAEL, 1948, 3m-50m First Postage Dues (J1-J5). Mint N.H. tab singles, wonderfully fresh with select centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, 10m-50m with 1984 P.F. certificates

2,750
1,200
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3132
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3132, Ireland thru Italian AreasTUSCANY, 1851, 1cr Carmine (4; Sassone 4b), TUSCANY, 1851, 1cr Carmine (4; Sassone 4b)TUSCANY, 1851, 1cr Carmine (4; Sassone 4b). Horizontal pair, crackly original gum, clear margins on all four sides, deep rich color, inconsequential tiny oily stain at upper left of left stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE TUSCANY ONE-CRAZIE.

From our 1973 Rarities of the World sale. Old P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. With 2012 Sismondo certificate. Scott Retail as singles

24,000
3,250
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3133
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3133, Ireland thru Italian AreasITALY, 1901, 50c Violet (85), ITALY, 1901, 50c Violet (85)ITALY, 1901, 50c Violet (85). Fresh and bright, Fine-Very Fine, attractive

725
250
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3134
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3134, Ireland thru Italian AreasITALY, 1922, 10c-40c Philatelic Congress (142A-142D), ITALY, 1922, 10c-40c Philatelic Congress (142A-142D)ITALY, 1922, 10c-40c Philatelic Congress (142A-142D). Fine and attractive, scarce set, signed A. Diena, and with his 1966 certificate

1,225
350
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3135
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3135, Ireland thru Italian AreasITALY, 1930, 7.70l Trans-Atlantic Flight (C27), ITALY, 1930, 7.70l Trans-Atlantic Flight (C27)ITALY, 1930, 7.70l Trans-Atlantic Flight (C27). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, fresh and Very Fine

900
300
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3136
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3136, Ireland thru Italian AreasITALY, 1933, 5.25l + 44.75l Balbo Triptych (CO1), ITALY, 1933, 5.25l + 44.75l Balbo Triptych (CO1)ITALY, 1933, 5.25l + 44.75l Balbo Triptych (CO1). On customary large-size cover tied by "Trieste Capo Di Piazza 29.5.33" datestamps, addressed to the Mayor of New York (John O'Brien), fancy "Comune Di Trieste/Il Podesta" multicolor crest corner card, with enclosure from the Mayor ("Il Podesta") of Trieste, Rome and Turin backstamps, light vertical file fold barely affects stamp, some trivial soiling and toning specks

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE EARLY AEROPHILATLEY COVER AND A KEY ITEM FOR A SPECIALIZED AIR POST COLLECTION.

Scott Retail as used stamp off-cover $12,500.00

E. 5,000-7,500
4,500
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3137
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3137, Ireland thru Italian AreasITALY, 1953-54, 40l-120l Parcel Post Authorized Delivery (QY1-QY11), ITALY, 1953-54, 40l-120l Parcel Post Authorized Delivery (QY1-QY11)ITALY, 1953-54, 40l-120l Parcel Post Authorized Delivery (QY1-QY11). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine

1,214
250
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3138
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3138, Ireland thru Italian AreasITALIAN SOCIAL REPUBLIC, 1944, 5c-20l Parcel Post (Q1-Q12), ITALIAN SOCIAL REPUBLIC, 1944, 5c-20l Parcel Post (Q1-Q12)ITALIAN SOCIAL REPUBLIC, 1944, 5c-20l Parcel Post (Q1-Q12). Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged (catalog notes that the value for these stamps is two to two and one-half the value for hinged)

1,250
250
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3139
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3139, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1949, 20l Domenico Cimarosa, Double Ovpt. (57 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1949, 20l Domenico Cimarosa, Double Ovpt. (57 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1949, 20l Domenico Cimarosa, Double Ovpt. (57 var). Mint N.H., pos. 39 from the unique sheet of 60, Very Fine, signed Mondolfo

E. 500-750
400
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3140
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3140, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 25l Lion of St. Mark, Triple Ovpt. (149 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 25l Lion of St. Mark, Triple Ovpt. (149 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 25l Lion of St. Mark, Triple Ovpt. (149 var). Mint N.H., Position 10 from the unique sheet of 60, fresh, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, J.V. Bush handstamp guarantee

E. 500-750
375
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3141
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3141, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 25l Savonarola, Double Ovpt., One Inverted (153 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 25l Savonarola, Double Ovpt., One Inverted (153 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 25l Savonarola, Double Ovpt., One Inverted (153 var). Mint N.H., attractively centered, tiny blue mark at the edge of bottom right margin (blue pencil rejection mark?), otherwise Very Fine, only 56 known, signed J. Bush

E. 500-750
475
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3142
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3142, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 10l Armed Forces Day, Double Ovpt. (157 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 10l Armed Forces Day, Double Ovpt. (157 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952, 10l Armed Forces Day, Double Ovpt. (157 var). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, only 100 known, J. V. Bush handstamp guarantee

E. 300-400
150
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3143
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3143, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1953, 25l Messina, Triple Ovpt. (165 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1953, 25l Messina, Triple Ovpt. (165 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1953, 25l Messina, Triple Ovpt. (165 var). Position 12, Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, only 50 known, signed J. Bush

E. 750-1,000
650
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3144
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3144, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1947-48, 1l-500l Parcel Post (Q1-Q12), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1947-48, 1l-500l Parcel Post (Q1-Q12)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1947-48, 1l-500l Parcel Post (Q1-Q12). Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

1,195
275
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3145
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3145, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1949-54, 1l-1,000l Parcel Post (Q13-Q26), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1949-54, 1l-1,000l Parcel Post (Q13-Q26)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1949-54, 1l-1,000l Parcel Post (Q13-Q26). Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

562
120
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3146
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3146, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1949, 10l Violet, Parcel Post, Ovpt. spaced 5-1/2mm Instead of 11mm (Q18 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1949, 10l Violet, Parcel Post, Ovpt. spaced 5-1/2mm Instead of 11mm (Q18 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1949, 10l Violet, Parcel Post, Ovpt. spaced 5-1/2mm Instead of 11mm (Q18 var). Mint N.H., a large portion of the known examples of this error are poorly centered, this one is rather nice, Very Fine, signed Mondolfo and with his 1952 certificate

2,000
850
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3147
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3147, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, 1952-53, 50l Rose Red, Parcel Post, Double Ovpt. (Q21 var), TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952-53, 50l Rose Red, Parcel Post, Double Ovpt. (Q21 var)TRIESTE, Zone A, 1952-53, 50l Rose Red, Parcel Post, Double Ovpt. (Q21 var). Mint N.H., Fine, most of the 100 known are poorly centered and have irregular perforations, signed Mondolfo

E. 300-400
140
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3148
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3148, Ireland thru Italian AreasTRIESTE, Zone A, Overprint Errors, TRIESTE, Zone A, Overprint ErrorsTRIESTE, Zone A, Overprint Errors. Seven different, incl. Sassone Nos. 82a, 89/Ia, 154a, 159a, 164a, PP18A and PP21b, No. PP18A Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, No. 89/Ia badly centered as are ALL of the 50 known examples, No. PP21b gum staining, otherwise Fine-Very Fine lot, generally only 50 to 60 of each known, No. PP18A with Joseph Bush certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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