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

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

Category — Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru Chile

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2029
 
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, Triangles Balance. Three items, incl. pairs of Nos. 2 and 4 and single of No. 12, large margins to clear, Fine-Very Fine, SG £705

660
225
2030
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2030, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1855, 1p Dull Red (3a; SG 5b). Pair, large margins, brilliant color, neat cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £500

600
300
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2031
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2031, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1855, 4p Blue (4; SG 6a). Large margins, tied by unobtrusive strike of triangular grid cancel on folded letter to London, England, red "Cape Town AP 24, 1856" oval backstamp, green "Holthead Ship Letter" boxed backstamp, manuscript "8" due marking, horizontal file fold and some minor erosion in address, the stamp is Very Fine

E. 200-300
425
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2032
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2032, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863-64, 1p Dark Carmine (12; SG 18). Pair, large to huge margins, intense color, neat cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £450

540
325
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2033
 
Sale 1026, Lot 2033, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCAPE OF GOOD HOPE, 1863, 1sh Emerald (15; SG 21). Large margins to full, rich color, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice, SG £475

540
400
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2034
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2034, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, MEJILLS. Mejillones blue dotted oval with manuscript "franca E.Y." on Jun. 23, 1866 blue folded letter to Pisagua, Chile, small erosion spot along top fold, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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2035
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2035, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1853, 5c Brown Red (1). Three singles, full margins to clear, intense color, tied by four-ring targets and by "SANTIAGO" straightline handstamp on folded cover to Valparaiso, manuscript "10c" at upper right, faint horizontal file fold well away from stamps, Very Fine, attractive franking

E. 300-400
3,000
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2036
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2036, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1853, 5c Brown Red (1). Large margins to barely touched at top, tied by four-ring target, red "Valparaiso 10 ENERO 54" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Santiago, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
600
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2037
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2037, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1853, 5c Brown Red (1). Two covers each with single tied by four-ring target cancel, one margins to clear and with "SANTIAGO" straightline handstamp, other margins to clear with red Santiago circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 400-500
950
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2038
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2038, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1853, 10c Deep Bright Blue (2). Three singles, two with large margin all around, left stamp large margins top and bottom and just in at sides, rich color, tied by four-ring targets, red "Santiago 18 JULIO 54" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Valparaiso, light file folds well away from stamps, Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,800
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2039
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2039, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1853, 10c Deep Bright Blue (2). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at lower right, intense shade, tied by red four-ring targets, matching "COPIAPO" straightline handstamp on folded letter to Cordoba, some splitting along bottom fold, minor cover soiling, small scissors-cut at bottom between stamps, Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,700
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2040
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2040, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1853, 10c Deep Bright Blue, Horizontal Bisect (2c). Top half, tied by four-ring target, "Copiapo 24 SBRE 54" circular datestamp on folded cover to Santiago, light horizontal file fold well away from bisect, Very Fine, dealer's handstamp at lower right

E. 300-400
2,400
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2041
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2041, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Cinnamon, Desmadryl (Santiago) Printing (3 var). Horizontal strip of three, large margins to just in at bottom left incl. sheet margin at right, tied by four-ring targets, "Serena 21 SBRE 58" circular datestamp on light pink folded cover to Valparaiso, Very Fine, an attractive cover

E. 300-400
500
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2042
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2042, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Pale Red Brown, Desmadryl (Santiago) Printing (3). Eight on folded letters or folded covers, mostly full margins to clear, incl. four used from Santiago to Valparaiso, three from Valparaiso to Santiago, last used from Santiago to Islay, some slight cover wear, one stamp with tear, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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2043
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2043, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Burnt Sienna, Gillet (Santiago) Printing (4). Four large margins, tied by four-ring target, red "Santiago 30 MARZO 55" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Copiapo, faint horizontal file fold well clear of stamp, Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,100
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2044
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2044, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Dull Chocolate, Gillet (Santiago) Printing (4a). Large margins to just in at lower left, tied by four-ring target on blue folded cover to Valparaiso, light vertical file fold well away from stamp, Fine, also accompanied by second cover bearing No. 4 used from Chanazcillo to Valparaiso

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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2045
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2045, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 10c Light Dull Blue, Desmadryl (Santiago) Printing (6). Three covers, incl. one bearing full stamp and diagonal bisect, one with vertical pair, last with single, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
2,200
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2046
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2046, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Pale Brown, Gillet (Santiago) Lithographed Printing (7). Large and even margins, deep rich color, tied by four-ring target cancel, red "Santiago 14 AGT 54" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Tunquen, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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2047
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2047, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Pale Brown, Gillet (Santiago) Lithographed Printing (7). Large margins to clear, tied by four-ring target, red "Valparaiso 2? ABRIL 57" circular datestamp on cover to Concepcion, blue company handstamp at lower left, stamp with faint natural paper wrinkle, Very Fine, ex Gibson

E. 300-400
800
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2048
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2048, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1854, 5c Pale Brown, Gillet (Santiago) Lithographed Printing (7). Full margins to clear, pale shade, cancelled by four-ring target, "Concepcion 29 AGTO 54" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Santiago, Fine, a pretty cover

E. 300-400
1,100
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2049
ngbl
Sale 1026, Lot 2049, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1855, 5c Brown Red on Bluish, Perkins Bacon & Co. (London) Printing (8). Block of eight, unused (no gum), large margins to clear, nicely blued paper and with clear watermark in sheet margin at right, Very Fine and choice, an attractive multiple, Scott Retail as singles

1,760
2,500
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2050
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2050, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1858, 5c Rose Red, Gillet (Santiago) Printing (9). Horizontal strip of four, large margins to just in at upper left and upper right, tied by grids, red "Valparaiso Chile 27 MAR 64" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Santiago, docketed at upper left, left stamp tiny nick at top, Very Fine and attractive strip used on cover

E. 300-400
450
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2051
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2051, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1858, 10c Deep Blue, Gillet (Santiago) Printing (10a). Horizontal pair and single, margins to just in, tied by four-ring target cancels, "Caldera 4 FEBRO" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Valparaiso, minor age spotting, Fine

E. 200-300
400
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2052
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2052, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1858, 10c Deep Blue, Gillet (Santiago) Printing (10a). Horizontal strip of five, large margins to just in at bottom right of right stamp, tied by handstamp, red "Valparaiso 3 JULIO 60" circular datestamp on folded letter to Coquimbo, small scoring line at bottom of two stamps, yeardate strengthened, otherwise Very Fine and attractive franking

E. 400-500
700
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2053
ogbl
Sale 1026, Lot 2053, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1862-65, 1c Lemon Yellow, London Printing (11). Block of eight, original gum, h.r., large margins to barely touched at bottom right corner, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, an attractive multiple, Scott Retail as singles

540
1,400
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2054
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2054, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1862, 20c Green, London Printing (13). Large margins to full, deep rich color, tied by targets, red "Valparaiso 16 Febro." circular datestamp on folded cover to Lima, light vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
400
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2055
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2055, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1862-65, 1c Lemon Yellow, London Printing, 2c Black (11, 16). Two 2c, tied by neat strikes of "Cancelled" in grid handstamps, red "Santiago Chile, 9 Jul. 1867" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Valparaiso, light horizontal file fold well clear of stamps, Very Fine, attractive and scarce mixed-issue franking

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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2056
og
Sale 1026, Lot 2056, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCHILE, 1927, 40c-2p Air Post (C1-C5). Rich colors, Fine-Very Fine, scarce set in unused condition as the remainders were destroyed by fire by the Chilean government

2,000
800
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2057
c
Sale 1026, Lot 2057, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCRETE (British Administration), 1898, 20pa Violet (1; SG B1). Large to huge margins, tied by bold straightline Heraklion handstamp on European-size cover, vertical file fold far from stamp, Very Fine, signed H. Bloch, this postal administration was in service for just over a year

E. 500-750
650
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2058
og
Sale 1026, Lot 2058, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileCUBA, 1914-15, 1c-$1.00 Maps, Imperforate (253 var.-262 var.). Horizontal pairs, slightly glazed original gum and couple really trivial flaws, still Very Fine-Extremely Fine, scarce

1,500
425
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2059
og
Sale 1026, Lot 2059, Foreign Stamps and Covers: Cape of Good Hope thru ChileESTONIA, 1923, 10m-45m Air Post (C4-C8). Tropicalized original gum, large margins, bright colors, Very Fine

860
225
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