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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 June, 2016

Category — Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1596
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1596, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1886, 10c Rose (2; COB 2), BELGIAN CONGO, 1886, 10c Rose (2; COB 2)BELGIAN CONGO, 1886, 10c Rose (2; COB 2). Tied by well-struck blue "Banana 18 Fevr 1889" circular datestamp on uprated 15c Blue on Light Blue postal card (Stibbe 2) to Anvers, Belgium, manuscript "via Lisbon" directive, Anvers arrival, Very Fine, with 1990 Belgian Congo Study Circle certificate

E. 400-500
425
1597
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1597, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 5c Green, 10c Rose, 25c Blue (6-8; COB 6-8), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 5c Green, 10c Rose, 25c Blue (6-8; COB 6-8)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 5c Green, 10c Rose, 25c Blue (6-8; COB 6-8). Pair of 10c and singles of 5c and 25c, tied by well-struck blue "Boma 27 Nov 94" circular datestamps on petite cover to Brussels, Belgium, additional Boma circular datestamp on reverse, Very Fine, a handsome three-color franking

E. 400-500
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1598
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1598, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8), BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8)BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8). Two singles used with 1fr Lilac & Black (24; COB 26A), tied by blue "Boma 10 Mai 1898" circular datestamps on registered cover to Germany, blue boxed "Recommande" handstamp, Lisbon transit and arrival backstamps, 1fr with a couple of tone spots of little significance, Very Fine, a handsome use

E. 500-750
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1599
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1599, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8), BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8)BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8). Tied by blue "Leopoldville 10 Avril 1896" circular datestamp on large cover used domestically to Lusambo, with light violet private handstamp indicating this cover originated in Bolobo which didn't receive a post office until 1912, cover entered the mails in Leopoldville with no further markings as Lusambo didn't have a post office until later that year, cover with various tears and two file hole punctures, Fine and rare internal use, with 2000 Belgian Congo Study Circle certificate

E. 500-750
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1600
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1600, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8), BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8)BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8). Horizontal pair, tied by blue "Leopoldville 9 Aout 1895" circular datestamps on cover to Allegan Mich., Boma, Lisbon and New York "Paid All" transit and Allegan arrival backstamps, Fine

E. 300-400
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1601
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1601, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8), BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8)BELGIAN CONGO, 1889, 25c Blue (8; COB 8). Horizontal pair, tied by "Leopoldville 7 Juin 1890" circular datestamps on cover to Kassel, Germany, blue Banana transit and Kassel arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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1602
S
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1602, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown, 5fr Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (9S, 11S; COB 9S, 11S), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown, 5fr Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (9S, 11S; COB 9S, 11S)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown, 5fr Violet, "Specimen" Overprint (9S, 11S; COB 9S, 11S). Each with overprint in blue, fresh colors, 5fr with extraneous ink at top right corner and couple thin perfs, otherwise Fine, 5fr with 1992 Belgian Congo Study Circle certificate

E. 300-400
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1603
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1603, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9). Tied by "Etat Independant du Congo Postes, Matadi" double-circle datestamp on 1891 cover to Brussels, Belgium, Boma (Apr. 7) and Banana (Apr. 12) transit and Brussels (May 21) arrival backstamps, cover with some tone spots, otherwise Very Fine, the Matadi Post Office wasn't open until March 1, 1901

E. 750-1,000
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1604
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1604, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9). Three covers, two with Boma circular datestamps (1890 in black, 1891 in blue) to Belgium, other a 1894 cover with blue Banana circular datestamp to Venice, Italy, Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1605
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1605, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9). Horizontal pair, tied by blue "Matadi 23 Sept 1893" circular datestamps, cover originally sent without stamps to Brazzaville then forwarded to Matadi where the stamps were affixed since addressee had returned to Europe (docketing on reverse), cover then addressed to Paris, France, blue Boma and Lisbon transit and Paris arrival backstamps, cover with opening tear at top, otherwise Fine and interesting use, with 2001 Belgian Congo Study Circle certificate

E. 400-500
650
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1606
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1606, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 50c Reddish Brown (9; COB 9). Tied by perfectly struck blue "Leopoldville 29 Nov 1894" circular datestamp on large cover to Bruges, Belgium, blue Boma transit and Bruges arrival backstamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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1607
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1607, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1894, 50c Gray (10; COB 10), BELGIAN CONGO, 1894, 50c Gray (10; COB 10)BELGIAN CONGO, 1894, 50c Gray (10; COB 10). Tied by blue "Boma 1 Juin 1895" circular datestamp on cover to Bruges, Belgium, manuscript "via Rotterdam" directive at top, Burges arrival backstamp, cover with couple tone spots with one affecting stamp, otherwise Fine, a rare single franking, with 1993 Belgian Congo Study Circle certificate

E. 750-1,000
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1608
og
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1608, Belgian Congo - Dr. Maulding Collection - 1887-94 Second IssueBELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 5fr Violet (11; COB 11), BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 5fr Violet (11; COB 11)BELGIAN CONGO, 1887-94, 5fr Violet (11; COB 11). Original gum, barest trace of a hinge, wonderful centering on this difficult stamp, rich color on incredibly fresh paper, Extremely Fine, a superb example, with 1991 Belgian Congo Study Circle certificate, COB €1,300

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