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Sale 1049 — The World Traveler Collection

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

Category — Sweden thru Syria

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2148
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2148, Sweden thru SyriaSWEDEN, 1918, 55o Pale Blue and 80o Black (90, 92; Facit 92, 94), SWEDEN, 1918, 55o Pale Blue and 80o Black (90, 92; Facit 92, 94)SWEDEN, 1918, 55o Pale Blue and 80o Black (90, 92; Facit 92, 94). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh colors

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING SET OF THE TWO VALUES THAT WERE IMMEDIATELY WITHDRAWN AFTER ONLY 1,000 OF EACH WERE DELIVERED TO THE POST OFFICE AT VARNAMO.

Both signed Bloch and with 1973 Friedl certificates. Facit SK50,000. Scott does not price these rarities as Mint N.H.. Scott Retail as hinged

4,200
2,100
2149
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2149, Sweden thru SyriaSWEDEN, 1920, 20o Blue, Perf on All Four Sides, Watermark Wavy Lines (144; Facit 151Ccx), SWEDEN, 1920, 20o Blue, Perf on All Four Sides, Watermark Wavy Lines (144; Facit 151Ccx)SWEDEN, 1920, 20o Blue, Perf on All Four Sides, Watermark Wavy Lines (144; Facit 151Ccx). Lightly hinged, centered to top left as are all known examples of this stamp, with this copy actually better centered than the vast majority, rich color

VERY FINE FOR THIS. ONE OF THE RAREST 20TH CENTURY STAMPS OF SWEDEN.

With 1997 Obermuller-Wilen certificate. Unpriced in Facit

4,000
2,000
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2150
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2150, Sweden thru SyriaSWEDEN, 1920, 20o on 2o Orange, Air Post, Watermark Crown (C4; Facit 137vm), SWEDEN, 1920, 20o on 2o Orange, Air Post, Watermark Crown (C4; Facit 137vm)SWEDEN, 1920, 20o on 2o Orange, Air Post, Watermark Crown (C4; Facit 137vm). Bright and fresh color, Fine, a rare Air Post stamp, only 100 were printed, signed Bloch and with 1948 P.F. certificate, Facit SK26,000

3,250
1,200
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2151
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2151, Sweden thru SyriaSWITZERLAND, 1914, 3fr Green (181; Michel 121), SWITZERLAND, 1914, 3fr Green (181; Michel 121)SWITZERLAND, 1914, 3fr Green (181; Michel 121). Lightly hinged, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, signed E. Diena and with 1994 A.P.S. certificate, Michel €800

650
140
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2152
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2152, Sweden thru SyriaSYRIA, 1920, 50p on 1fr Claret & Olive Green, Black Fleuron Overprint (71; Yvert 55), SYRIA, 1920, 50p on 1fr Claret & Olive Green, Black Fleuron Overprint (71; Yvert 55)SYRIA, 1920, 50p on 1fr Claret & Olive Green, Black Fleuron Overprint (71; Yvert 55). Tiny h.r., rich colors, Very Fine, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate, Yvert €900

650
500
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2153
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2153, Sweden thru SyriaSYRIA, 1920, 50p on 1fr Claret & Olive Green, Red Fleuron Overprint (80; Yvert 55B), SYRIA, 1920, 50p on 1fr Claret & Olive Green, Red Fleuron Overprint (80; Yvert 55B)SYRIA, 1920, 50p on 1fr Claret & Olive Green, Red Fleuron Overprint (80; Yvert 55B). H.r., strong colors, Very Fine, signed Bloch, Yvert €800

475
275
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2154
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2154, Sweden thru SyriaSYRIA, 1920, 100p on 5fr Dark Blue & Buff, Red Fleuron Overprint (81; Yvert 56B), SYRIA, 1920, 100p on 5fr Dark Blue & Buff, Red Fleuron Overprint (81; Yvert 56B)SYRIA, 1920, 100p on 5fr Dark Blue & Buff, Red Fleuron Overprint (81; Yvert 56B). Deep rich color, a few tiny flaws of little importance, Very Fine appearance, a scarce stamp, ex Gibralter, Neal Allen, signed J.F. Brun and with clear 2000 Behr certificate, Yvert €2,500

1,650
1,300
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2155
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2155, Sweden thru SyriaSYRIA, 1920, 1p-10p Air Post Surcharges (C1-3; Yvert PA1-3), SYRIA, 1920, 1p-10p Air Post Surcharges (C1-3; Yvert PA1-3)SYRIA, 1920, 1p-10p Air Post Surcharges (C1-3; Yvert PA1-3). H.r., rich colors, 10p with shallow trace of a thin, Fine-Very Fine, each signed Bloch, Yvert €1,400

875
300
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2156
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Sale Number 1049, Lot Number 2156, Sweden thru SyriaSYRIA, ISSUES OF THE ARABIAN GOVERNMENT, 1919, 1pi on 1-1/2pi Carmine & Black, SYRIA, ISSUES OF THE ARABIAN GOVERNMENT, 1919, 1pi on 1-1/2pi Carmine & BlackSYRIA, ISSUES OF THE ARABIAN GOVERNMENT, 1919, 1pi on 1-1/2pi Carmine & Black. H.r., fresh colors, Very Fine, an especially challenging stamp, signed Bloch

375
180
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