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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 26-27 June, 2013

Category — Iceland thru Iran

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1903
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1903, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1873, 2s Ultramarine, Imperforate (1a; Facit 1v²), ICELAND, 1873, 2s Ultramarine, Imperforate (1a; Facit 1v²)ICELAND, 1873, 2s Ultramarine, Imperforate (1a; Facit 1v²). Without gum as issued, large to huge margins all around, brilliant color on pristine white paper, Extremely Fine, with 1993 Nielsen and 2002 Sismondo certificates, Facit SK5,500

700
350
1904
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1904, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1873, 16s Yellow, Imperforate (4a; FAcit 4v²), ICELAND, 1873, 16s Yellow, Imperforate (4a; FAcit 4v²)ICELAND, 1873, 16s Yellow, Imperforate (4a; FAcit 4v²). Horizontal pair, Mint N.H., large margins all around, bright color, Extremely Fine, ex Gilbert, with 1997 A.P.S. certificate for the block of four from which this came, Facit SK7,000

900
475
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1905
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1905, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1873, 4s Carmine, Perf 12-1/2 (6; Facit 6), ICELAND, 1873, 4s Carmine, Perf 12-1/2 (6; Facit 6)ICELAND, 1873, 4s Carmine, Perf 12-1/2 (6; Facit 6). Original gum, brilliantly rich color, fresh and Fine, a scarce stamp, with 1977 Witt certificate, Facit SK12,500

1,600
800
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1906
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1906, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1896, 20a Ultramarine (28a; Facit 28a), ICELAND, 1896, 20a Ultramarine (28a; Facit 28a)ICELAND, 1896, 20a Ultramarine (28a; Facit 28a). Original gum, rich color, Fine, with 1991 Nielsen certificate, Facit SK4,500

500
275
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1907
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1907, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1897, 3a on 5a Green (33A; Facit 35 Pair), ICELAND, 1897, 3a on 5a Green (33A; Facit 35 Pair)ICELAND, 1897, 3a on 5a Green (33A; Facit 35 Pair). Horizontal pair with selvage at right, original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine, a scarce multiple, both stamps signed Bloch, Facit SK15,000

1,700
750
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1908
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1908, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 6a Gray, Black Overprint (53; Facit 52), ICELAND, 1902-03, 6a Gray, Black Overprint (53; Facit 52)ICELAND, 1902-03, 6a Gray, Black Overprint (53; Facit 52). Lightly hinged, quite fresh, Very Fine, signed Bloch, Facit SK6,500

700
325
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1909
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1909, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 5a Green, Red Overprint (60; Facit 45), ICELAND, 1902-03, 5a Green, Red Overprint (60; Facit 45)ICELAND, 1902-03, 5a Green, Red Overprint (60; Facit 45). Well centered, attractive color, Very Fine, a very scarce stamp, particularly in this premium condition, signed Bloch, Facit SK18,000

2,250
700
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1910
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1910, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 6a Gray, Red Overprint (61; Facit 46), ICELAND, 1902-03, 6a Gray, Red Overprint (61; Facit 46)ICELAND, 1902-03, 6a Gray, Red Overprint (61; Facit 46). H.r., rich color, faint toned spot in the right margin, otherwise a Fine example of this elusive stamp, with clear 1984 Kaiser certificate, Facit SK18,000

2,250
900
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1911
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1911, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 20a Blue, Red Overprint (62; Facit 47), ICELAND, 1902-03, 20a Blue, Red Overprint (62; Facit 47)ICELAND, 1902-03, 20a Blue, Red Overprint (62; Facit 47). Rich color and a crisp impression, bright and fresh

VERY FINE. A FRESH EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE "I GILDI" OVERPRINT.

Signed Bloch. Facit SK50,000

5,750
2,800
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1912
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1912, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 3a Orange, Black Overprint (63; Facit 38), ICELAND, 1902-03, 3a Orange, Black Overprint (63; Facit 38)ICELAND, 1902-03, 3a Orange, Black Overprint (63; Facit 38). Neat circular datestamp cancel, attractive color, Fine, a particularly scarce stamp used, signed Bloch, Facit SK18,000

2,100
600
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1913
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1913, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 16a Brown, Black Overprint (65; Facit 40), ICELAND, 1902-03, 16a Brown, Black Overprint (65; Facit 40)ICELAND, 1902-03, 16a Brown, Black Overprint (65; Facit 40). H.r., rich color, Very Fine, signed Bloch, Facit SK13,000

1,650
650
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1914
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1914, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 40a Red Violet, Inverted Black Overprint (66a; Facit 42bv¹), ICELAND, 1902-03, 40a Red Violet, Inverted Black Overprint (66a; Facit 42bv¹)ICELAND, 1902-03, 40a Red Violet, Inverted Black Overprint (66a; Facit 42bv¹). Trivial h.r., exceptionally well-centered, bright fresh color, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun and with 1994 Svendsen certificate, Facit SK3,000

450
375
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1915
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1915, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 50a Blue & Carmine, Black Overprint, "02' - '03" Error (67c; Facit 43v²), ICELAND, 1902-03, 50a Blue & Carmine, Black Overprint, "02' - '03" Error (67c; Facit 43v²)ICELAND, 1902-03, 50a Blue & Carmine, Black Overprint, "02' - '03" Error (67c; Facit 43v²). Horizontal pair, right stamp the error (position 50 on the sheet), lightly hinged, brilliantly rich color, Very Fine, ex Frederik, with 2006 P.F. certificate, Facit SK4,450

445
300
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1916
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1916, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1924, 10k on 1k Yellow (141; Facit 123), ICELAND, 1924, 10k on 1k Yellow (141; Facit 123)ICELAND, 1924, 10k on 1k Yellow (141; Facit 123). Lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 1999 Nielsen certificate, Facit SK3,300

400
120
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1917
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1917, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1930, 10k on 5k Brown & Slate (143; Facit 107), ICELAND, 1930, 10k on 5k Brown & Slate (143; Facit 107)ICELAND, 1930, 10k on 5k Brown & Slate (143; Facit 107). Lovely rich colors, Fine, with 1999 Nielsen certificate, Facit SK4,000

500
150
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1918
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1918, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1939, 5a on 35a Blue, Double Surcharge (212a; Facit 216v±), ICELAND, 1939, 5a on 35a Blue, Double Surcharge (212a; Facit 216v±)ICELAND, 1939, 5a on 35a Blue, Double Surcharge (212a; Facit 216v±). Two strong surcharges, Mint N.H., well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, an elusive error, with 1957 Gronlund certificate, Facit SK4,500

450
350
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1919
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1919, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1931, 30a Zeppelin, Double Overprint (C9 var; Facit 162v), ICELAND, 1931, 30a Zeppelin, Double Overprint (C9 var; Facit 162v)ICELAND, 1931, 30a Zeppelin, Double Overprint (C9 var; Facit 162v). The second overprint just barely to the right of the first (as all known double overprints come), lightly hinged, bright and fresh, signed Kessler and with 1953 P.F. certificate, Facit value

SK 6,000
160
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1920
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1920, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1933, 1k-10k Hopflug Air Post (C12-14; Facit 165-167), ICELAND, 1933, 1k-10k Hopflug Air Post (C12-14; Facit 165-167)ICELAND, 1933, 1k-10k Hopflug Air Post (C12-14; Facit 165-167). Bright fresh colors, 10K with small perf thin, otherwise a Very Fine set, each signed Bloch, Facit SK17,500

2,250
425
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1921
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1921, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1873, 4s Green, Official (O1; Facit Tj1), ICELAND, 1873, 4s Green, Official (O1; Facit Tj1)ICELAND, 1873, 4s Green, Official (O1; Facit Tj1). Original gum, h.r., remarkably well-centered for this, a few shortish perfs but much more intact than usual

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF ICELAND'S FIRST OFFICIAL STAMP.

The certificate states this was perforated with machine I and from the 4th column and also notes how unusually well-centered the stamp is.

With 1994 D.F.F. certificate. Facit SK70,000.

9,000
3,750
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1922
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1922, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1873, 8s Red Lilac, Official, Imperforate (O2a; Facit Tj2v¹), ICELAND, 1873, 8s Red Lilac, Official, Imperforate (O2a; Facit Tj2v¹)ICELAND, 1873, 8s Red Lilac, Official, Imperforate (O2a; Facit Tj2v¹). Original gum, h.r., very large and even margins all around, fresh, Extremely Fine, ex Frederik, with 1978 K.P.K. and 2002 Moller certificates, Facit SK10,000

1,400
800
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1923
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1923, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1876, 10a Ultramarine, Official (O6a; Facit Tj6a), ICELAND, 1876, 10a Ultramarine, Official (O6a; Facit Tj6a)ICELAND, 1876, 10a Ultramarine, Official (O6a; Facit Tj6a). Original gum, bright fresh color, Very Fine, with 1999 Nielsen certificate, Facit SK4,000

500
250
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1924
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1924, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official (O27; Facit Tj17), ICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official (O27; Facit Tj17)ICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official (O27; Facit Tj17). H.r., rich color, Fine, with 1992 Eldrup certificate, Facit SK3,600

475
225
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1925
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1925, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official, Inverted Overprint (O27b; Facit Tj17v¹), ICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official, Inverted Overprint (O27b; Facit Tj17v¹)ICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official, Inverted Overprint (O27b; Facit Tj17v¹). H.r., attractive color, Fine and scarce, with 1997 Nielsen certificate, Facit SK5,500

650
250
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1926
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1926, Iceland thru IranICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official, "'03 - '03" Error (O27c; Facit Tj17v²), ICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official, "'03 - '03" Error (O27c; Facit Tj17v²)ICELAND, 1902-03, 10a Blue, Official, "'03 - '03" Error (O27c; Facit Tj17v²). Large part original gum, rich color, Fine, a seldom offered error, with 1976 Gronlund certificate, Facit SK8,000

900
500
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1927
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1927, Iceland thru IranIONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 5d Violet, Air Post, Vertical Overprint on Single Stamp (NC9b; Sassone PA16), IONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 5d Violet, Air Post, Vertical Overprint on Single Stamp (NC9b; Sassone PA16)IONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 5d Violet, Air Post, Vertical Overprint on Single Stamp (NC9b; Sassone PA16). Selvage at bottom, lightly hinged, well-centered, bright color, Very Fine and choice, signed Kessler and with 2006 P.F. certificate, Sassone €1,100

1,100
225
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1928
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1928, Iceland thru IranIONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 50l Violet, Brown Air Post, Cephalonia & Ithaca Issue, Pair, One Without Overprint (NC11a), IONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 50l Violet, Brown Air Post, Cephalonia & Ithaca Issue, Pair, One Without Overprint (NC11a)IONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 50l Violet, Brown Air Post, Cephalonia & Ithaca Issue, Pair, One Without Overprint (NC11a). Block of four, top pair with overprint, bottom pair without, Mint N.H., a few slightly toned perforations and faint blue mark in left margin of bottom left stamp, Very Fine, an immensely rare error pair that is listed but not priced in Scott, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
325
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1929
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1929, Iceland thru IranIRAN, 1878, 5k Red Bronze (38), IRAN, 1878, 5k Red Bronze (38)IRAN, 1878, 5k Red Bronze (38). Large to full margins all around, blue Meshed postmark, Very Fine, a scarce stamp, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,750
0
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1930
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1930, Iceland thru IranIRAN, 1878, 5k Violet Bronze (39), IRAN, 1878, 5k Violet Bronze (39)IRAN, 1878, 5k Violet Bronze (39). Type B, huge to large margins, multiple strikes of Tehran datestamp, Very Fine and particularly scarce this well margined, with 1997 Holcombe certificate

2,750
0
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1931
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1931, Iceland thru IranIRAN, 1878, 1t Bronze on Blue (40), IRAN, 1878, 1t Bronze on Blue (40)IRAN, 1878, 1t Bronze on Blue (40). Huge to full margins all around, strong impression, perfectly struck Tehran datestamp, small toned spot confined to bottom margin

VERY FINE. A HIGHLY COLLECTABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE HIGH VALUE LION ISSUE.

Ex Gilbert. With 1991 P.F. certificate

7,500
1,500
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1932
 
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1932, Iceland thru IranIRAN, 1902, 1k Rose, Meshed Provisional (228), IRAN, 1902, 1k Rose, Meshed Provisional (228)IRAN, 1902, 1k Rose, Meshed Provisional (228). Exceedingly large margins all around, sharp impression, light strike of a datestamp, small paper wrinkle at bottom

VERY FINE. THE RAREST OF THE MESHED ISSUE AND ONE OF THE KEY STAMPS TO COMPLETING AN IRAN COLLECTION.

Signed Bloch and with 1974 Friedl certificate

3,500
700
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1933
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1933, Iceland thru IranIRAN, 1910, 1c on 1c - 2c on 30k, Newspaper Surcharges, Imperforate (464-80), IRAN, 1910, 1c on 1c - 2c on 30k, Newspaper Surcharges, Imperforate (464-80)IRAN, 1910, 1c on 1c - 2c on 30k, Newspaper Surcharges, Imperforate (464-80). Complete set of seventeen values in horizontal pairs, each with h.r., large to full margins, fresh colors, Nos. 464, 467, 480 with trivial corner creases, No. 472 with small thin and No. 478 with small tear

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE SET OF PAIRS. ONLY 500 OF EACH DENOMINATION WERE PRINTED.

This issue is especially desirable in pairs, as singles are often made from trimmed stamps and have counterfeit surcharges.

Each signed Friedl.

6,800
0
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