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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 — French Congo thru German S.W. Africa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3752
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3752, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaFRENCH CONGO, 1900, 4c Dark Red & Red, Error of Color (37e; Yvert 29a), FRENCH CONGO, 1900, 4c Dark Red & Red, Error of Color (37e; Yvert 29a)FRENCH CONGO, 1900, 4c Dark Red & Red, Error of Color (37e; Yvert 29a). H.r., bright color, Fine, a scarce error, ex Markowitz, signed Marquelet and A. Brun, Yvert €825

725
425
3753
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3753, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaFRENCH CONGO, 1900, 5fr Ocher & Gray, Error of Color (49a; Yvert 41a), FRENCH CONGO, 1900, 5fr Ocher & Gray, Error of Color (49a; Yvert 41a)FRENCH CONGO, 1900, 5fr Ocher & Gray, Error of Color (49a; Yvert 41a). Full original gum, rich and distinctive color, Very Fine, only one sheet of 50 stamps was printed in the error color, ex Wyer and Markowitz, Yvert €1,000

750
400
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3754
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3754, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaFRENCH CONGO, 1903, 5c on 30c and 10c on 2fr (52-53; Yvert 46-47), FRENCH CONGO, 1903, 5c on 30c and 10c on 2fr (52-53; Yvert 46-47)FRENCH CONGO, 1903, 5c on 30c and 10c on 2fr (52-53; Yvert 46-47). 5c h.r., 10c disturbed original gum, bright colors, Very Fine and scarce, ex Markowitz, 5c with 2011 Sismondo certificate, Yvert €790

700
300
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3755
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3755, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaFRENCH MOROCCO, 1891, 10c on 25c Black on Rose (3b; Yvert 5d), FRENCH MOROCCO, 1891, 10c on 25c Black on Rose (3b; Yvert 5d)FRENCH MOROCCO, 1891, 10c on 25c Black on Rose (3b; Yvert 5d). Original gum, fresh color and strong impression, centered to bottom right as usual, Fine, only a small number of 25c stamps were surcharged 10c in error, ex Gibralter, with 2000 Behr certificate, Yvert €1,200

1,200
800
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3756
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3756, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaGABON, 1886, 5c on 20c Red on Green (1; Yvert 1), GABON, 1886, 5c on 20c Red on Green (1; Yvert 1)GABON, 1886, 5c on 20c Red on Green (1; Yvert 1). Original gum, h.r., bright colors, Very Fine and scarce, ex Wyer, signed Calves, Yvert €700

575
225
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3757
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3757, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaGABON, 1886, 50c on 15c Blue (4; Yvert 4), GABON, 1886, 50c on 15c Blue (4; Yvert 4)GABON, 1886, 50c on 15c Blue (4; Yvert 4). Part original gum, rich color, Fine, only 300 were printed, ex Gibralter and Wyer, signed A. Brun, Roumet, and with 1999 Behr certificate, Yvert €1,700

1,500
375
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3758
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3758, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaGABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14), GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14)GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14). Unused (no gum), large margins, thin, Very Fine appearance, ex Wyer, signed Calves, Yvert €2,100

1,900
375
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3759
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3759, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaGABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14), GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14)GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14). Large margins to clear at bottom, neat Libreville May 20, 1889 double-circle datestamp, minute thin speck, otherwise Fine, ex Gilbert, signed A. Brun and with 1989 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,300

1,200
300
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3760
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3760, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, 2-1/2h-1r "Wuga" Provisionals (41 Footnote; Michel III W1, IV W2, V), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, 2-1/2h-1r "Wuga" Provisionals (41 Footnote; Michel III W1, IV W2, V)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, 2-1/2h-1r "Wuga" Provisionals (41 Footnote; Michel III W1, IV W2, V). Without gum as issued, horizontal pairs of 2-1/2h (Ty. I-II) and 7-1/2h (Ty. I-II), slightest trace of toning as is often, Very Fine and rare, produced by Evangelical Mission in Wuga by German East African authorities due to low supplies and prior to release new stock arrived, these were buried (to prevent capture by British) and recovered in 1922 with about 5-10% survival rate due to climate conditions, 1r signed Engel, Michel €2,170

1,560
275
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3761
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3761, French Congo thru German S.W. AfricaGERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1906-19, 5m Slate & Carmine (34; Michel 32A), GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1906-19, 5m Slate & Carmine (34; Michel 32A)GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA, 1906-19, 5m Slate & Carmine (34; Michel 32A). Block of six (2x3), multiple strikes of "Okahandja, Deutsch Sudwestafrika 31.10.12" double-circle datestamps, bright colors, Very Fine, a rare multiple of this high value, signed Carl M. Lange, Michel €2,220

1,800
650
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