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Sale 1070 — Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 May, 2014

Category — Croatia thru Finland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2797
og
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2797, Croatia thru FinlandCROATIA, 1945, Storm Trooper Souvenir Sheet (B76; Michel Block 8), CROATIA, 1945, Storm Trooper Souvenir Sheet (B76; Michel Block 8)CROATIA, 1945, Storm Trooper Souvenir Sheet (B76; Michel Block 8). Mint N.H. except slight gum disturbance in corners from mounting, bright and fresh, trivial natural gum wrinkle (called a crease on certificate) at top right, Very Fine, the vast majority of Storm Trooper Souvenir Sheets on the marketplace are fakes, with certified genuine examples such as this being few and far between, with 2011 A.P.S. certificate, Michel €2,200

1,700
800
2798
c
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2798, Croatia thru FinlandCZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1918, 10h Blue and 20h Bright Carmine (OL1-2; Michel Ia-II), CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1918, 10h Blue and 20h Bright Carmine (OL1-2; Michel Ia-II)CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1918, 10h Blue and 20h Bright Carmine (OL1-2; Michel Ia-II). Well-centered singles of each value tied on local cover by "Posta Skautu 6/11 1918" circular datestamp with "N.V." handstamp beside, proper handling handstamp at bottom left, central file fold well clear of adhesives, Very Fine, covers with both issued stamps on the same cover are very rare and seldom encountered, signed Gilbert and Hefer, this service was started just after independence in which the government employed the Czech Scouts to maintain a local service in Prague for a period of just over two weeks before normal service continued

E. 150-200
225
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2799
og
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2799, Croatia thru FinlandDANZIG, 1920, 60pf, 1M and 2M "Innendienst" (43, 47, 48; Michel 47-49), DANZIG, 1920, 60pf, 1M and 2M "Innendienst" (43, 47, 48; Michel 47-49)DANZIG, 1920, 60pf, 1M and 2M "Innendienst" (43, 47, 48; Michel 47-49). Lightly hinged, 1M with selvage at left, bright and fresh, well-centered, a Very Fine set of the key stamps of the country, 60pf with 2007 Oechsner certificate, 1M and 2M with photocopy of a 1957 Friedl certificate, Michel €4,000

3,650
2,000
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2800
c
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2800, Croatia thru FinlandDENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, Thiele Printing (1), DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, Thiele Printing (1)DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, Thiele Printing (1). 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

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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2801
nh
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2801, Croatia thru FinlandEGYPT, 1956, Arab Scout Jamboree Souvenir Sheet of Three, Perforated and Imperforate (B13-B15 var; SG MS513-14), EGYPT, 1956, Arab Scout Jamboree Souvenir Sheet of Three, Perforated and Imperforate (B13-B15 var; SG MS513-14)EGYPT, 1956, Arab Scout Jamboree Souvenir Sheet of Three, Perforated and Imperforate (B13-B15 var; SG MS513-14). Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, SG £3,400

1,500
1,300
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2802
c
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2802, Croatia thru FinlandEGYPT, 1935, 1pi British Forces in Egypt, Silver Jubilee (M9; Nile Post BF9, BF9b), EGYPT, 1935, 1pi British Forces in Egypt, Silver Jubilee (M9; Nile Post BF9, BF9b)EGYPT, 1935, 1pi British Forces in Egypt, Silver Jubilee (M9; Nile Post BF9, BF9b). Vertical pair, the bottom stamp the thin "N" in "Commemoration" variety, tied by retta cancels with corresponding "Alexandria 6 MA 35" circular datestamp used on the first day of issue, addressed to Scotland, Extremely Fine, first day covers of this issue are very scarce as it was issued on a holiday and post boxes were picked up only once early in the morning

E. 400-500
2,000
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2803
 
EGYPT, 1868, Suez Canal Company Forgery Study. 43 items, some singles incl. "cancelled" stamps, several multiples incl. four blocks of 61 and four panes of 50, all identified as to forgery type, also five different Gauthier Freres & Cie. stamp forgeries, ex Steindler, Fine-Very Fine, For complete scans (7.1mb) of this lot, go to http://www.siegelauctions.com/2014/1070/pdf/2803.pdf

E. 300-400
500
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2804
c
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2804, Croatia thru FinlandFINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc), FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc)FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc). Single with close but clear margins all around, tied on cover by strike of "Raumo/18 Maj 1858" boxed handstamp to Pori, stamp affected by overall toning and small tear in top right margin where it overlaps the cover (not mentioned on corresponding certificate), Fine, a rarely offered cover being cancelled solely by a handstamp and without the manuscript cancel so often seen, with 2011 Schwenson certificate, Facit SK90,300

10,000
1,700
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