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Sale 1098 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 19-20 May, 2015

Category — Brazil, Specialized Collection

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
583
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 583, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1843, 30r Black, Worn Impression (1b; RHM 1), BRAZIL, 1843, 30r Black, Worn Impression (1b; RHM 1)BRAZIL, 1843, 30r Black, Worn Impression (1b; RHM 1). Unused, no gum as often, exceptionally large margins, fresh shade on crisp white paper

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ESPECIALLY HANDSOME UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1843 30-REIS BULL'S EYE. VERY RARELY ENCOUNTERED IN THIS GEM QUALITY.

Signed A. Brun and with 2012 Meyer certificate. RHM R21,000

4,000
1,300
584
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 584, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1843, 60r Black, Intermediate Impression (2a; RHM 2), BRAZIL, 1843, 60r Black, Intermediate Impression (2a; RHM 2)BRAZIL, 1843, 60r Black, Intermediate Impression (2a; RHM 2). Unused, no gum as often, large margins all around, some minor toning mostly on reverse which occurred after the accompanying certificate was issued, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM R5,000

1,100
250
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585
c
Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 585, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1843, 60c Black, Intermediate Impression (2a; RHM 2Fi), BRAZIL, 1843, 60c Black, Intermediate Impression (2a; RHM 2Fi)BRAZIL, 1843, 60c Black, Intermediate Impression (2a; RHM 2Fi). Huge balanced margins all around incl. vertical marginal line at left, tied by well-struck brown "V. DIAMANTINA" straightline in double-line oval handstamp on folded letter to Rio de Janeiro, manuscript dated "6 1844 9" at top left, vertical file fold of little significance and well-away from adhesive and handstamp

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EYE-APPEALING RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 60-REIS INTERMEDIATE IMPRESSION ON COVER. ONLY FOUR COVERS FROM DIAMANTINA ARE RECORDED BY JUCHERT.

Signed Calves and with 1990 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $8,000.00 for cover without premium for the scarce cancel and superb quality. RHM R30,000

E. 5,000-7,500
12,000
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586
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 586, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1843, 90r Black (3; RHM 3), BRAZIL, 1843, 90r Black (3; RHM 3)BRAZIL, 1843, 90r Black (3; RHM 3). Unused, no gum as often, large margins all around, sharp early impression, shallow thin and a light crease, faint toning, Very Fine appearance, a scarce unused stamp, with 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM R18,000

4,000
425
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587
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 587, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 30r Black, Type I (8 var; RHM 5A), BRAZIL, 1844, 30r Black, Type I (8 var; RHM 5A)BRAZIL, 1844, 30r Black, Type I (8 var; RHM 5A). Unused, no gum as usual, full to large margins around, just the slightest hint on toning, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 2013 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 2,000
160
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588
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 588, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 30r Black, Thick Paper (8 var; RHM 5B), BRAZIL, 1844, 30r Black, Thick Paper (8 var; RHM 5B)BRAZIL, 1844, 30r Black, Thick Paper (8 var; RHM 5B). Unused, no gum as usual, full margins all around, sharp impression, a Very Fine example of this scarce variety, with 2013 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 7,000
500
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589
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 589, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 60r Black, Type I (9 var; RHM 6A), BRAZIL, 1844, 60r Black, Type I (9 var; RHM 6A)BRAZIL, 1844, 60r Black, Type I (9 var; RHM 6A). Original gum, ample to large margins incl. part of the adjoining stamp's frameline at right

AN INCREDIBLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1844 60-REIS TYPE I SLANTED NUMERAL.

An important rarity of classic Brazil. The certificate notes Meyer is aware of only two other unused examples. Original-gum copies of any stamp of this issue are rare.

With 2012 Meyer certificate. RHM value

R 36,000
2,000
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590
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 590, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 60r Black, Thick Paper, Type II (9 var; RHM 6C), BRAZIL, 1844, 60r Black, Thick Paper, Type II (9 var; RHM 6C)BRAZIL, 1844, 60r Black, Thick Paper, Type II (9 var; RHM 6C). Unused, no gum as usual, full to large margins all around, strong impression, trivial corner crease at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, with 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 1,800
0
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591
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 591, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black (10; RHM 7), BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black (10; RHM 7)BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black (10; RHM 7). Unused, no gum as usual, ample to mostly large margins all around, sharp impression, slight edge toning, otherwise Very Fine, with 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM R4,500

1,000
0
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592
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 592, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type I (10 var; RHM 7A), BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type I (10 var; RHM 7A)BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type I (10 var; RHM 7A). Unused, no gum as usual, full to mostly large margins all around, slightly irregularly cut at bottom right, crisp impression, Very Fine, RHM value

R 5,000
0
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593
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 593, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type I, Thick Paper (10 var; RHM 7B), BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type I, Thick Paper (10 var; RHM 7B)BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type I, Thick Paper (10 var; RHM 7B). Unused, no gum as usual, large margins, intense impression, small faults incl. a nick in the top margin, Very Fine appearance, RHM value

R 8,000
0
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594
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 594, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type II, Thick Paper (10 var; RHM 7C), BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type II, Thick Paper (10 var; RHM 7C)BRAZIL, 1844, 90r Black, Type II, Thick Paper (10 var; RHM 7C). Unused, no gum as usual, large margins all around, strong impression, light margin toning, otherwise a Very Fine example of this rare variety, with clear 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 10,000
650
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595
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 595, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1844, 10r Black, Type IIa (10 var; RHM 7D), BRAZIL, 1844, 10r Black, Type IIa (10 var; RHM 7D)BRAZIL, 1844, 10r Black, Type IIa (10 var; RHM 7D). Unused, no gum as usual, full margins, crisp detailed impression, just a faint trace of toning, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 4,500
0
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596
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 596, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1845, 180r Black (11; RHM 8), BRAZIL, 1845, 180r Black (11; RHM 8)BRAZIL, 1845, 180r Black (11; RHM 8). Unused, no gum as usual, full even margins all around, intense shade and impression on fresh paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HIGHLY SELECT AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1845 180-REIS SLANTED NUMERAL.

With 2012 Meyer certificate. RHM R23,000

4,500
1,500
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597
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 597, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1845, 300r Black (12; RHM 9), BRAZIL, 1845, 300r Black (12; RHM 9)BRAZIL, 1845, 300r Black (12; RHM 9). Unused, no gum as usual, full margins all around, rich shade and a highly detailed impression

VERY FINE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1845 300-REIS SLANTED NUMERAL.

The 300r is the rarest value of all the Slated Numerals to find unused. Sound four-margin examples such as this are extremely difficult to come by.

With 2012 Meyer certificate. RHM R30,000

6,500
2,800
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598
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 598, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1845, 600r Black (13; RHM 10), BRAZIL, 1845, 600r Black (13; RHM 10)BRAZIL, 1845, 600r Black (13; RHM 10). Unused, no gum as usual, large margins incl. a portion of the adjoining stamp at top, sharp detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1845 600-REIS SLANTED NUMERAL.

With 2012 Meyer certificate. RHM R28,000

6,000
1,900
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599
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 599, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1850, 10r-600r Black, Upright Numerals (21-28; RHM 11-18), BRAZIL, 1850, 10r-600r Black, Upright Numerals (21-28; RHM 11-18)BRAZIL, 1850, 10r-600r Black, Upright Numerals (21-28; RHM 11-18). Unused, 30r and 60r with original gum (rare thus), others no gum as usual, mostly large to huge margins, 20r with minor paper wrinkle, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a challenging set to assemble, particularly in this quality, 300r and 600r each with 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM R6,000

1,246
0
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600
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 600, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1866, 10r-600r, Perforated Upright Numerals (42-52; RHM 12B-22B), BRAZIL, 1866, 10r-600r, Perforated Upright Numerals (42-52; RHM 12B-22B)BRAZIL, 1866, 10r-600r, Perforated Upright Numerals (42-52; RHM 12B-22B). Unused, all but the two 30r values with at least part original gum (Scott Retail is for no gum), bright colors and shades, a few minor flaws incl. 430r with translucent stain

FINE. A RARE UNUSED SET OF THE OFTEN-FAKED 1866 PERFORATED NUMERALS.

This set has remained intact for over 35 years and is quite well known in Brazilian philately. With 1989 Meyer set certificate, and 2013 Meyer certificates for each individual value, RHM R30,900

7,165
1,800
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601
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 601, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1869, 200r Green, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T1), BRAZIL, 1869, 200r Green, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T1)BRAZIL, 1869, 200r Green, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T1). With control number on reverse, unused, no gum as usual, full even margins all around, small blue mark at top left and a faint thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 200-REAL TELEGRAPH STAMP.

Unused examples are extremely difficult to find.

With 2012 Meyer certificate. RHM value

R 40,000
0
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602
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 602, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1869, 500r Carmine Rose, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T2), BRAZIL, 1869, 500r Carmine Rose, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T2)BRAZIL, 1869, 500r Carmine Rose, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T2). With control number on reverse, original gum, h.r., full even margins all around, attractive color

VERY FINE. A SELECT QUALITY EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 500-REAL TELEGRAPH STAMP, THE RAREST OF ALL BRAZIL'S TELEGRAPH STAMPS AND RANKING AMONG THE RAREST OF ANY TELEGRAPH STAMPS IN THE WORLD.

While used examples make an occasional appearance in the marketplace, unused examples are almost never offered. This is the only sound, original-gum example we have seen.

Signed A. Diena and with 2012 Meyer certificate. Unpriced in RHM, but noted as "Rare"

E. 5,000-7,500
0
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603
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 603, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1869, 1,000r Blue, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T3), BRAZIL, 1869, 1,000r Blue, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T3)BRAZIL, 1869, 1,000r Blue, Telegraph Stamp (RHM T3). With control number on reverse, original gum, h.r., full margins all around, beautiful rich color and a sharp impression on fresh white paper, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Diena and with 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 3,300
0
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604
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 604, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, 1869, 220r-2,000r Telegraph Stamps (RHM T8-T11), BRAZIL, 1869, 220r-2,000r Telegraph Stamps (RHM T8-T11)BRAZIL, 1869, 220r-2,000r Telegraph Stamps (RHM T8-T11). Unused, 200r with original gum, others unused as typical, full to large margins, 2,000r with margin just touching frameline in one place, fresh colors, 200r and 2000r each with trivial thin spot, otherwise a Very Fine and scarce set, each with 2012 Meyer certificate, RHM value

R 19,900
0
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605
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 605, Brazil, Specialized CollectionBRAZIL, Telegraph Stamp Balance (RHM T4-T7, T12-T13), BRAZIL, Telegraph Stamp Balance (RHM T4-T7, T12-T13)BRAZIL, Telegraph Stamp Balance (RHM T4-T7, T12-T13). Nos. T4 and T12 with original gum, others no gum, No. T7 on thin card, first set with large margins, No. T4 with small red mark on face, Nos. T6 and T 12 (catalogue R470) with faint edge toning, otherwise a Very Fine group, RHM value

R 4,890
200
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