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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 18-19 November, 2014

Category — Costa Rica thru Finland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2545
E
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2545, Costa Rica thru FinlandCOSTA RICA, 1863, Coat of Arms Large Wash Pen and Ink Drawing, COSTA RICA, 1863, Coat of Arms Large Wash Pen and Ink DrawingCOSTA RICA, 1863, Coat of Arms Large Wash Pen and Ink Drawing. On card measuring 175 x 245mm, prepared by the American Bank Note Company as the model for the central vignette featured on the 1863 First Issues, manuscript "American Bank Note Co./New York/Arms of Costa Rica" on reverse Very Fine, a beautiful and unique essay, ex Mayer

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
2546
P
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2546, Costa Rica thru FinlandCOSTA RICA, 1863, Coat of Arms large die proof on India, COSTA RICA, 1863, Coat of Arms large die proof on IndiaCOSTA RICA, 1863, Coat of Arms large die proof on India. Mounted on 75 x 102mm card, used by the American Bank Note Company as the model for the central vignette featured on the 1863 First Issues, barest trace of toned specks, Very Fine and highly exhibitable, the lot also contains a large die proof of the Costa Rican flag engraved by the National Bank Note Company, mounted on full sized card measuring 153 x 228mm, ex Scriba and Mayer

E. 400-500
250
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2547
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2547, Costa Rica thru FinlandCOSTA RICA, 1863, -1/2r Blue (1), COSTA RICA, 1863, -1/2r Blue (1)COSTA RICA, 1863, -1/2r Blue (1). Plate 1, single cancelled by numeral "1" barred cancel with "Cartago" in oval at bottom left, addressed to San Jose, stamp with large horizontal tear, Fine, a scarce cover, ex Cohen

E. 300-400
250
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2548
og
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2548, Costa Rica thru FinlandCYRENAICA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, "Servizio Di Stato", Air Post Semi-Postal Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1), CYRENAICA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, "Servizio Di Stato", Air Post Semi-Postal Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1)CYRENAICA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, "Servizio Di Stato", Air Post Semi-Postal Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1). Lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce Air Post Semi-Postal Official issue, ex Gilbert, signed by multiple experts and with photocopies of 1955 Oliva and 1982 Colla certificates, Sassone €3,250

2,750
950
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2549
og
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2549, Costa Rica thru FinlandCZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1934, 1k and 2k National Anthem Souvenir Sheets (200a-201a; Michel 330x-331x), CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1934, 1k and 2k National Anthem Souvenir Sheets (200a-201a; Michel 330x-331x)CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1934, 1k and 2k National Anthem Souvenir Sheets (200a-201a; Michel 330x-331x). Without gum as issued, fresh colors, 2k with slight crease at top right, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, signed Gilbert, the original folder accompanies, Michel €950

1,200
350
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2550
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2550, Costa Rica thru FinlandDENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, Thiele Printing (1; Facit 1II), DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, Thiele Printing (1; Facit 1II)DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, Thiele Printing (1; Facit 1II). Plate 1, position 49, type 9, single with large to mostly huge margins all around, tied on attractive folded printed matter letter sheet by black target cancel, also just tied at bottom by Foot Post "F: 3.8/5.54" blue oval cancel, addressed to Christianshavn, Copenhagen compass clock cancel at lower left

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE COVER SELDOM FOUND IN SUCH EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION.

Ex Gross. With 1980 Kaiser certificate. Facit Retail for "top quality" is SK25,000

E. 1,500-2,000
1,400
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2551
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2551, Costa Rica thru FinlandEGYPT, 1866, 1pi Rose Lilac, Perforated 13x12-1/2 (7), EGYPT, 1866, 1pi Rose Lilac, Perforated 13x12-1/2 (7)EGYPT, 1866, 1pi Rose Lilac, Perforated 13x12-1/2 (7). Single tied on folded letter by blue "Poste Vice-Reali Egiziane, Cairo, 16 Nov 66, 3" circular datestamp with an additional strike below paying the internal rate to Alexandria where it entered the Italian mail system where Italy, 1863-77, 60c Lilac (32), was affixed and tied by "234" dotted square cancel with accompanying "Alessandria D'Egitto, Poste Italiane, 17 Nov 66" circular datestamp, addressed to Livorno, boxed "Piroscafi Postali Italiani" handstamp, transit and arrival backstamps, a few toned perforations and light vertical file fold away from adhesives, Fine, an incredibly scarce and attractive combination cover, ex Pearls of Arabia

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
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2552
og
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2552, Costa Rica thru FinlandERITREA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, "Servizio Di Stato", Air Post Semi-Postal Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1), ERITREA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, "Servizio Di Stato", Air Post Semi-Postal Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1)ERITREA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, "Servizio Di Stato", Air Post Semi-Postal Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1). Bright and fresh, Very Fine and scarce, with 2014 Avi certificate, Sassone €3,250

2,800
950
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2553
 
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2553, Costa Rica thru FinlandFAROE ISLANDS, 1919, 2o on 5o Green (1; Facit 3), FAROE ISLANDS, 1919, 2o on 5o Green (1; Facit 3)FAROE ISLANDS, 1919, 2o on 5o Green (1; Facit 3). Lightly cancelled, rich color, Very Fine, with 1994 Nielsen certificate, Facit SK 3,600

475
200
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2554
bl
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2554, Costa Rica thru FinlandFAROE ISLANDS, 1940-41, 20o on 1o to 60o on 60o Surcharges (2-5; Facit 4-8), FAROE ISLANDS, 1940-41, 20o on 1o to 60o on 60o Surcharges (2-5; Facit 4-8)FAROE ISLANDS, 1940-41, 20o on 1o to 60o on 60o Surcharges (2-5; Facit 4-8). Used blocks of four, Thorshavn first day cancels except 50o on 5o is dated 18.1.41, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce set of used block, catalogued as singles, Facit SK 15,200

2,030
300
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2555
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2555, Costa Rica thru FinlandFAROE ISLANDS, 1940, 60o on 6o Orange (5; Facit 8II), FAROE ISLANDS, 1940, 60o on 6o Orange (5; Facit 8II)FAROE ISLANDS, 1940, 60o on 6o Orange (5; Facit 8II). Second printing, block of four tied by Thorshavn 27.6.41 circular datestamp on cover, bright color, Very Fine, a very scarce block, particularly being from the more elusive second printing which Scott does not list, with 1986 Wowren certificate, catalogue values are simply as four used singles, Facit SK 8,800, Scott Retail as the basic printing

1,000
250
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2556
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2556, Costa Rica thru FinlandFINLAND, 1930, 10m Zeppelin (C1; Facit 165), FINLAND, 1930, 10m Zeppelin (C1; Facit 165)FINLAND, 1930, 10m Zeppelin (C1; Facit 165). Tied on card flown on the Baltic Sea Flight (Sieger 89A), special violet cachet and Friedrichshafen receiving postmark all on face, signed Hugo Eckner at top, card with mounting crease at top right not affecting stamp or markings, Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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