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Sale 1143 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, Featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 November, 2016

Category — Belgian Congo thru Bolivia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3653
nh
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3653, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBELGIAN CONGO, 1950, 50c-2.50fr U.P.U. Miniature Sheets (225 Footnote; COB BL3A-BL10A), BELGIAN CONGO, 1950, 50c-2.50fr U.P.U. Miniature Sheets (225 Footnote; COB BL3A-BL10A)BELGIAN CONGO, 1950, 50c-2.50fr U.P.U. Miniature Sheets (225 Footnote; COB BL3A-BL10A). Mint N.H. complete set of twelve incl. the four Ruanda-Urundi examples, each with the 100fr per sheet printed in selvage, fresh and Very Fine, sold by the Committee of Cultural Works paying tribute to the U.P.U., difficult to acquire in a complete set, COB value

€ 3,100
500
3654
ng
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3654, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBELGIUM, 1849, 10c Brown (1), BELGIUM, 1849, 10c Brown (1)BELGIUM, 1849, 10c Brown (1). Traces of original gum, large balanced margins, deep color and sharp impression, Very Fine, a scarce unused stamp, with 1978 Friedl certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

1,700
650
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3655
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3655, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBELGIUM, 1921, 20c on 5c+5c Olympics, Inverted Surcharge (140a; COB 184-Cu), BELGIUM, 1921, 20c on 5c+5c Olympics, Inverted Surcharge (140a; COB 184-Cu)BELGIUM, 1921, 20c on 5c+5c Olympics, Inverted Surcharge (140a; COB 184-Cu). Lightly hinged, well centered and fresh, Very Fine, COB €750

625
350
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3656
E
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3656, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBELGIUM, 1932, Auguste Piccard's Balloon, Large Die Essay (251-253 var; 353-355 var), BELGIUM, 1932, Auguste Piccard's Balloon, Large Die Essay (251-253 var; 353-355 var)BELGIUM, 1932, Auguste Piccard's Balloon, Large Die Essay (251-253 var; 353-355 var). Undenominated proof printed in black, measuring 125 x 134mm, large Ministry of Posts embossed seal at bottom left, Very Fine and scarce, ex Ridings

E. 300-400
475
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3657
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3657, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBELGIUM, 1932, 75c-2.50fr Piccard's Balloon, Imperforate (251-253 vars; COB 353-355 vars), BELGIUM, 1932, 75c-2.50fr Piccard's Balloon, Imperforate (251-253 vars; COB 353-355 vars)BELGIUM, 1932, 75c-2.50fr Piccard's Balloon, Imperforate (251-253 vars; COB 353-355 vars). Horizontal pairs, lightly hinged, large balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine, ex Ridings, COB value

€ 1,100
375
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3658
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3658, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBELGIUM, 1932, 10c-10fr Cardinal Mercier, Imperforate (B114-B122; COB 342-350), BELGIUM, 1932, 10c-10fr Cardinal Mercier, Imperforate (B114-B122; COB 342-350)BELGIUM, 1932, 10c-10fr Cardinal Mercier, Imperforate (B114-B122; COB 342-350). Original gum, large to huge margins, all but 10fr are huge corner sheet-margin singles, most lower values are Mint N.H. with h.r. in margin, brilliant colors, couple with trivial creases in margin only, Very Fine, a scarce imperforate set, COB value

€ 1,450
500
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3659
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3659, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBENIN, 1892, 1c-1fr Black Overprints (1-13; Yvert 1-13), BENIN, 1892, 1c-1fr Black Overprints (1-13; Yvert 1-13)BENIN, 1892, 1c-1fr Black Overprints (1-13; Yvert 1-13). Each with full or part original gum, rich colors, a few stamps with minor imperfections, overall a Fine set, ex Markowitz, most signed by French experts, Yvert €2,820

2,680
1,100
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3660
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3660, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBOLIVIA, 1867-68, 5c Deep Green (1b), BOLIVIA, 1867-68, 5c Deep Green (1b)BOLIVIA, 1867-68, 5c Deep Green (1b). Vertical pair, position 39/51, huge margins to full, deep rich color, cancelled by bold "Sta. Cruz" straightline cancel on 1868 folded letter to Cochabamba, while the handstamp doesn't tie the stamp it does slightly bleed thru and can be seen on the inner sheet, slight gum stains and minor surface scrape on bottom stamp, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, ex Ortiz-Patino, with 2008 Scheller certificate (not mentioning any faults)

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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3661
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3661, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBOLIVIA, 1930, 50c Orange & Black, Red Overprint (C17), BOLIVIA, 1930, 50c Orange & Black, Red Overprint (C17)BOLIVIA, 1930, 50c Orange & Black, Red Overprint (C17). Lightly hinged, excellent centering, bright and fresh, Very Fine, scarce with only 50 examples printed and issued, signed multiple times, with 1957 P.F. certificate

1,000
475
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3662
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3662, Belgian Congo thru BoliviaBOLIVIA, 1930, 1.50b on 15c to 6b on 35c Air Post, Inverted Surcharge (C24a-C26a), BOLIVIA, 1930, 1.50b on 15c to 6b on 35c Air Post, Inverted Surcharge (C24a-C26a)BOLIVIA, 1930, 1.50b on 15c to 6b on 35c Air Post, Inverted Surcharge (C24a-C26a). H.r. except 6b without gum, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, each signed A. Brun and one other

1,025
275
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