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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 — Madagascar thru Mexico

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3852
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3852, Madagascar thru MexicoMADAGASCAR, 1891, 5fr Violet & Black on Lilac (13; Yvert 13), MADAGASCAR, 1891, 5fr Violet & Black on Lilac (13; Yvert 13)MADAGASCAR, 1891, 5fr Violet & Black on Lilac (13; Yvert 13). Without gum as issued, large margin at top showing full frameline and traces at sides, strong impression, couple thins and creases which often plague this stamp due to the fragile paper it was printed on (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine appearance, ex Gibralter, with 2000 Behr certificate, Yvert €2,900

2,400
550
3853
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3853, Madagascar thru MexicoMARIANA ISLANDS, 1900, 3pf-50pf "Marianen" Overprints (11-16; Michel 1II-6II), MARIANA ISLANDS, 1900, 3pf-50pf "Marianen" Overprints (11-16; Michel 1II-6II)MARIANA ISLANDS, 1900, 3pf-50pf "Marianen" Overprints (11-16; Michel 1II-6II). Set used with additional Germany 2pf, each tied by "Saipan, Marianen 12.4 01" circular datestamps on registered cover to Alzey, Germany, arrival backstamp, seal removed from reverse, cover slightly reduced from opening at bottom, Very Fine, signed Friedemann, just the 25pf and 50pf alone catalogue $475.00 on cover (Michel €600 each)

E. 300-400
375
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3854
ng
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3854, Madagascar thru MexicoMARTINIQUE, 1892, 5c on 25c Black on Rose, "95" Instead of "05" (31b; Yvert 29b), MARTINIQUE, 1892, 5c on 25c Black on Rose, "95" Instead of "05" (31b; Yvert 29b)MARTINIQUE, 1892, 5c on 25c Black on Rose, "95" Instead of "05" (31b; Yvert 29b). In se-tenant pair with normal, unused (no gum), some separated perfs reinforced with hinge, Very Fine, a scarce error, ex Markowitz signed Miro, Yvert €900

915
350
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3855
nh
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3855, Madagascar thru MexicoMAURITANIA, 1942, 10fr Ultramarine & Henna, Air Post, Center Inverted (C11a; Yvert PA15a), MAURITANIA, 1942, 10fr Ultramarine & Henna, Air Post, Center Inverted (C11a; Yvert PA15a)MAURITANIA, 1942, 10fr Ultramarine & Henna, Air Post, Center Inverted (C11a; Yvert PA15a). Mint N.H. with selvage at left (hinged in selvage only), vivid colors, well-incised impression on fresh paper, Very Fine, only one sheet of 50 examples printed, ex Cunliffe, signed A. Brun, Yvert €1,200

1,400
1,100
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3856
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3856, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, Early Postal History, MEXICO, Early Postal HistoryMEXICO, Early Postal History. Five items, with three bisects incl. Nos. 4b and 5d tied on cover front (with Jaretzy certificate), 9a and 11a on folded cover, also with No. 2 and 6 horizontal strip of four, each on folded cover, Very Fine, signed Calves, Goebel or Sorani

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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3857
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3857, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1856, -1/2r Blue (1), MEXICO, 1856, -1/2r Blue (1)MEXICO, 1856, -1/2r Blue (1). Block of four and horizontal pair, huge margins to just touching on a couple sides, tied by Mexico circular datestamps and one tying the block on folded cover to Soyaniquilpan, archival tape at center sealing tear (not affecting stamps), Very Fine, an attractive cover

E. 400-500
425
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3858
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3858, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1856, 1r Yellow (2), MEXICO, 1856, 1r Yellow (2)MEXICO, 1856, 1r Yellow (2). Ample to mostly large margins, intense color, tied by choice strike of "FRANCO/SOYANIQUILPAN" two-line handstamp on bluish 1859 folded letter to Mexico City, oval "Correos, Mexico 29 Jul. 859" datestamp on back, Very Fine, a striking cover, ex Frajola

E. 500-750
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3859
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3859, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1856, 2r Yellow Green, Moreila District Overprint (3), MEXICO, 1856, 2r Yellow Green, Moreila District Overprint (3)MEXICO, 1856, 2r Yellow Green, Moreila District Overprint (3). Margins to just in, tied by perfect strike of "Correos Colima Junio 12, 1857" fancy oval datestamp on folded letter to Mazatlan, cover originating in San Francisco per docketing and traveled on the Pacific Mail Steamship to to Colima where forwarding agents Rucker, Motz & Co. (backstamped) placed this in the mails, Fine, an interesting use

E. 400-500
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3860
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3860, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Puebla District Overprint (4), MEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Puebla District Overprint (4)MEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Puebla District Overprint (4). Attractive example with four large to huge margins, bright color, tied by two-line "PUEBLA/NOVIEMBRE 12" datestamp on neat bluish 1859 folded cover to Vera Cruz, Very Fine, quite scarce when found so choice, ex Frajola, with 1994 MEPSI certificate

E. 750-1,000
400
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3861
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3861, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Quarter Used as 1r (4b), MEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Quarter Used as 1r (4b)MEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Quarter Used as 1r (4b). Top right quadrant, tied across cut sides by "Franco Guanajuato Aug. 15, 1858" fancy circular datestamp on folded letter to Silao, Very Fine and scarce, signed Calves and with 2007 Jaretzky certificate

700
0
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3862
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3862, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 8r Red Lilac, Quarter Used as 2r (5d), MEXICO, 8r Red Lilac, Quarter Used as 2r (5d)MEXICO, 8r Red Lilac, Quarter Used as 2r (5d). Bottom right quadrant, tied across the cuts by "Zacatecas Mayo 31" two-line boxed datestamp on 1858 folded letter to Sombrerete, fancy black eagle cachet at bottom left, Very Fine, undervalued in Scott, with 2007 Jaretzky certificate

225
0
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3863
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3863, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1861, 4r Black on Yellow, Half Used as 2r (9a), MEXICO, 1861, 4r Black on Yellow, Half Used as 2r (9a)MEXICO, 1861, 4r Black on Yellow, Half Used as 2r (9a). Top left diagonal bisect, tied across the cut by blue Guadalajara May 14, 1861 double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Colima, Extremely Fine, signed Calves, with 2007 Jaretzky certificate, undervalued in Scott, especially for a cover in this premium condition

190
225
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3864
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3864, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, Guadalajara, 1867, 4r Black on Rose, Half Used as 2r (7a), MEXICO, Guadalajara, 1867, 4r Black on Rose, Half Used as 2r (7a)MEXICO, Guadalajara, 1867, 4r Black on Rose, Half Used as 2r (7a). Tied by C. Guzman circle cancel on 1867 local folded cover, Very Fine, a scarce bisect use, ex World Traveler, with 2003 MEPSI certificate

500
0
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3865
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3865, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61), MEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61)MEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61). The 20p especially well-centered and choice, Fine-Very Fine

2,685
600
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3866
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3866, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1935, 20c Lake, Amelia Earhart, with "Muestra" Overprint (C74S), MEXICO, 1935, 20c Lake, Amelia Earhart, with "Muestra" Overprint (C74S)MEXICO, 1935, 20c Lake, Amelia Earhart, with "Muestra" Overprint (C74S). Lightly hinged, fresh color, Fine and scarce

E. 400-500
425
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3867
S
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3867, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1935, 20c Lake, Amelia Earhart, with "Muestra" Overprint (C74S), MEXICO, 1935, 20c Lake, Amelia Earhart, with "Muestra" Overprint (C74S)MEXICO, 1935, 20c Lake, Amelia Earhart, with "Muestra" Overprint (C74S). Slightly disturbed original gum, fresh color, Fine, a scarce specimen

E. 400-500
400
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3868
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3868, Madagascar thru MexicoMEXICO, 1939, 20c Sarabia (C93A), MEXICO, 1939, 20c Sarabia (C93A)MEXICO, 1939, 20c Sarabia (C93A). Two covers, each tied by May 23, 1939 circular datestamps on cover to New York and with proper violet Sarabia flight cachet, one returned as "Unclaimed" with various markings on reverse, cover with slight peripheral tears and nick, Very Fine pair, the used stamp alone catalogues $425.00 each

E. 300-400
325
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