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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 — Kiauchau thru Liberia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3822
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3822, Kiauchau thru LiberiaKIAUCHAU, 1905, $1-1/2 Black Violet (31; Michel 26A), KIAUCHAU, 1905, $1-1/2 Black Violet (31; Michel 26A)KIAUCHAU, 1905, $1-1/2 Black Violet (31; Michel 26A). H.r., lovely color on fresh paper, Fine and scarce, signed Bothe BPP, Michel €1,400

1,200
375
3823
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3823, Kiauchau thru LiberiaKIAUCHAU, 1905, $1-1/2 Black Violet (31; Michel 26A), KIAUCHAU, 1905, $1-1/2 Black Violet (31; Michel 26A)KIAUCHAU, 1905, $1-1/2 Black Violet (31; Michel 26A). Tied to small piece by "Tsingtau 1-12 05" circular datestamp, slightly short perf at bottom right which is hardly noticeable, otherwise Very Fine, signed Bothe BPP, Michel €2,000

1,700
300
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3824
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3824, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1839 Folded Letter to New York, LIBERIA, 1839 Folded Letter to New YorkLIBERIA, 1839 Folded Letter to New York. Datelined "Monrovia 22nd Sept. 1829", written and signed by Governor Thomas Buchanan to New York, "pr Ship Jaludeo, Capt Waters" endorsement, manuscript "27" rate, red "Ship" handstamp and Norfolk Va. Jan. 16 circular datestamp, interesting content incl. "We have just closed the first session of our Colonial legislation under the new Constitution after transacting a good deal of important business..." such as "to prohibit the introduction of ardent spirits to the colony... among other things, Very Fine, Thomas Buchanan was the Governor of Liberia from 1839-1841 and cousin to President James Buchanan, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 1,000-1,500
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3825
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3825, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1841 Folded Letter to New York, LIBERIA, 1841 Folded Letter to New YorkLIBERIA, 1841 Folded Letter to New York. Datelined "Fair Hope, Cape Island, September 21st, 1841" and addressed to "Mission Rooms" in New York, manuscript "pr Brig Atalouto, Capt Laulin" endorsement at bottom left and "6" rate, letter with interesting content about the Colonization Society in them sending this individual to the United States to study and be clothed, now he is preparing to be a teacher in Liberia, some fold splitting affecting letter sheet, Very Fine, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 200-300
100
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3826
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3826, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1852 Folded Letter from Settra Kroo to New York, LIBERIA, 1852 Folded Letter from Settra Kroo to New YorkLIBERIA, 1852 Folded Letter from Settra Kroo to New York. Datelined "Settra Kroo, West Africa, Ap. 10th, 1852" and addressed to "Mission House" in New York, entered mails in Baltimore with Jul. 3 circular datestamp, "Ship" and "7" handstamps, interesting contents which incl. "We had great Sassa wood drinking the other day. The first and second Geou had to drink the poison as they were accused of having bewitched a boat belonging to Mr. Johnson here. He sent or started his boat up to Sinoe with a load of rice. The boat is supposed to have been blown out to sea in a tornado...", letter splitting and fragile, Very Fine, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 300-400
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3827
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3827, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1859 Folded Letter from Sinoe to Ohio, LIBERIA, 1859 Folded Letter from Sinoe to OhioLIBERIA, 1859 Folded Letter from Sinoe to Ohio. Datelined "Lexington, Sinoe County, Republic of Liberia, August 10, 1859" and addressed to Cincinnati O., entered the mails in Baltimore with blue Oct. 6 circular datestamp, "Ship" and "5" handstamps, letter discusses a death of a family member, file folds of little significance, Very Fine, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 300-400
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3828
P
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3828, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1880 Liberty Issue, 1881 Arms Issue, Defaced Die Proofs (16P-21P), LIBERIA, 1880 Liberty Issue, 1881 Arms Issue, Defaced Die Proofs (16P-21P)LIBERIA, 1880 Liberty Issue, 1881 Arms Issue, Defaced Die Proofs (16P-21P). Total of twelve examples, two of each incl. one example in black and another in different color, each measuring 93 x 131mm and printed on die sunk thin tissue paper, 1c-2c and 3c with Feldwick imprint, 6c with Dando, Todhunter & Smith imprint and others blank, Very Fine group

E. 400-500
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3829
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3829, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1896, 1c Vermilion, 2c Blue, 10c Chrome Yellow & Indigo (33-34, 38), LIBERIA, 1896, 1c Vermilion, 2c Blue, 10c Chrome Yellow & Indigo (33-34, 38)LIBERIA, 1896, 1c Vermilion, 2c Blue, 10c Chrome Yellow & Indigo (33-34, 38). Used with 1866-69 24c, 1880 24c and 1885 3c, all tied by "Harper, Liberia 15 Sep 98" rimless circular datestamps on registered cover to Leipzig, Germany, forwarded to Naunhof, arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a handsome six-color franking, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 400-500
350
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3830
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3830, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1880, 2c Rose, 6c Violet (17-18), LIBERIA, 1880, 2c Rose, 6c Violet (17-18)LIBERIA, 1880, 2c Rose, 6c Violet (17-18). Cancelled by six bars with corresponding "Monrovia, Liberia Mar. 31, 1882" circular datestamp at center on cover to "P.B.M. Relief" in Philadelphia Penn., Liverpool transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamp, cover with small "R.A.M. Deputie, Monrovia, Liberia" backflap imprint, stamps with some gum toning, Fine and scarce cover from the Hale correspondence, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 750-1,000
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3831
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3831, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1882, 8c Blue (22), LIBERIA, 1882, 8c Blue (22)LIBERIA, 1882, 8c Blue (22). Cancelled by six bar cancel with corresponding "Monrovia, Liberia Jun. 7, 1884" circular datestamp on "Executive Mansion, Monrovia" corner card cover to the President of the Royal Geographic Society of Antwerp in Belgium, arrival backstamp, cover with a few trivial tone spot and sealed tear at top left, still Very Fine, a rare destination, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 750-1,000
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3832
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3832, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1882, 8c Blue, 16c Red (22-23), LIBERIA, 1882, 8c Blue, 16c Red (22-23)LIBERIA, 1882, 8c Blue, 16c Red (22-23). Single of 8c, two singles of 16c, used with 1892-96 1c Vermilion and 2c Blue, two singles of 1c, each tied by "Harper, Liberia 1 Jul. 97" rimless circular datestamp on registered cover to Leipzig, Germany, arrival backstamp, couple typical gum stains on 8c, still Very Fine, an attractive mixed issue use, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 400-500
250
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3833
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3833, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1892-96, 2c Blue, 8c Brown & Black (34, 37), LIBERIA, 1892-96, 2c Blue, 8c Brown & Black (34, 37)LIBERIA, 1892-96, 2c Blue, 8c Brown & Black (34, 37). Used on 1892 10c Postal Stationery and tied by "Monrovia, Liberia 28 Nov. 95" rimless circular datestamps on registered cover to U.S. Geological Survey in Washington D.C., unusual "Deutsch-Amerikanische Seepost, Bremen-New York" oval transit backstamp, minor gum toned perfs on 2c, Very Fine and interesting use, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 300-400
375
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3834
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3834, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1892-96, $5.00 Carmine & Black, Center Inverted (49a), LIBERIA, 1892-96, $5.00 Carmine & Black, Center Inverted (49a)LIBERIA, 1892-96, $5.00 Carmine & Black, Center Inverted (49a). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered, deep rich colors on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, ex Fosdyke Ray

400
275
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3835
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3835, Kiauchau thru LiberiaLIBERIA, 1941, $1.00 Blue, First Flight Liberia-U.S., Inverted Overprint (C26 var), LIBERIA, 1941, $1.00 Blue, First Flight Liberia-U.S., Inverted Overprint (C26 var)LIBERIA, 1941, $1.00 Blue, First Flight Liberia-U.S., Inverted Overprint (C26 var). Small h.r., incredibly fresh color, Very Fine and scarce, unlisted in Scott, ex Fosdyke Ray

E. 300-400
150
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