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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

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

Category — Mesopotamia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1314
ng
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1314, MesopotamiaMESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 2a on 1pi Blue (N9; SG 8), MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 2a on 1pi Blue (N9; SG 8)MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 2a on 1pi Blue (N9; SG 8). Rich color, light vertical crease and a minor soiling spot, Very Fine appearance, an extremely rare stamp as only 59 were issued, with 1960 Friedl certificate, SG £6,000

5,250
2,200
1315
ng
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1315, MesopotamiaMESOPOTAMIA, 1917, -1/4a on 5pa Purple (N13), MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, -1/4a on 5pa Purple (N13)MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, -1/4a on 5pa Purple (N13). Unused (no gum), vibrant color

FINE. ONLY A TINY NUMBER OF THIS STAMP WERE PRINTED BUT NEVER ISSUED.

Ex Bute (when in a block of four). With 1959 B.P.A. certificate. Not listed in Stanley Gibbons.

10,000
4,750
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1316
og
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1316, MesopotamiaMESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 1a on 20pa Carmine Rose (N17; SG 14), MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 1a on 20pa Carmine Rose (N17; SG 14)MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 1a on 20pa Carmine Rose (N17; SG 14). Bright color, Fine, only 270 issued, signed Bloch, SG £750

650
550
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1317
og
Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1317, MesopotamiaMESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 1pa on 20pa Carmine Rose, Additionally Overprint in Arabic (N20; SG 16), MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 1pa on 20pa Carmine Rose, Additionally Overprint in Arabic (N20; SG 16)MESOPOTAMIA, 1917, 1pa on 20pa Carmine Rose, Additionally Overprint in Arabic (N20; SG 16). Lightly hinged, excellent centering, bright fresh color

EXTREMELY FINE. CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE 65 EXAMPLES PRINTED.

Signed Bloch and with 1995 P.F. certificate. Listed but unpriced in Scott. SG value

£ 7,000
12,000
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1318
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 1318, MesopotamiaMESOPOTAMIA, 1919, 8a on 10pa Claret, Mosul Issue, Double Surcharge (N49a; SG 8b), MESOPOTAMIA, 1919, 8a on 10pa Claret, Mosul Issue, Double Surcharge (N49a; SG 8b)MESOPOTAMIA, 1919, 8a on 10pa Claret, Mosul Issue, Double Surcharge (N49a; SG 8b). Lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Fine, scarce error, with 1990 Holcombe certificate, SG £700

700
900
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