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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 — Papua thru Rhodesia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3528°
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3528, Papua thru RhodesiaPAPUA, 1930, 1sh Olive Green & Olive Brown, Air Post, Inverted Overprint (C4a; SG 117a), PAPUA, 1930, 1sh Olive Green & Olive Brown, Air Post, Inverted Overprint (C4a; SG 117a)PAPUA, 1930, 1sh Olive Green & Olive Brown, Air Post, Inverted Overprint (C4a; SG 117a). Bright colors, just the faintest hint of toned specks on gum (mentioned only for strict accuracy)

VERY FINE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS AIR POST RARITY. ONLY ONE SHEET OF FORTY WAS PRINTED WITH THE INVERTED OVERPRINT.

Signed Sanabria and Kessler. SG £15,000

11,000
0
3529
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3529, Papua thru RhodesiaPENRHYN ISLAND, 1902, -1/2p Green, Vermilion Overprint, Mixed Perfs 14 and 11 (5 var; SG 12), PENRHYN ISLAND, 1902, -1/2p Green, Vermilion Overprint, Mixed Perfs 14 and 11 (5 var; SG 12)PENRHYN ISLAND, 1902, -1/2p Green, Vermilion Overprint, Mixed Perfs 14 and 11 (5 var; SG 12). Block of four, perforated 11 at left, other sides 14, original gum, bright color

FINE AND EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK CONTAINING TWO MIXED PERF STAMPS OF THE 1902 HALF-PENNY VERMILION OVERPRINT.

With 2005 R.P.S. certificate. SG value as two mixed perf stamps

£ 4,500
1,400
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3530
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3530, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1890-94, -1/2p Blue and Vermilion, 2p Gray Green and Vermilion (1, 3; SG 18, 20), RHODESIA, 1890-94, -1/2p Blue and Vermilion, 2p Gray Green and Vermilion (1, 3; SG 18, 20)RHODESIA, 1890-94, -1/2p Blue and Vermilion, 2p Gray Green and Vermilion (1, 3; SG 18, 20). Single of former, horizontal strip of three of latter, tied by "Bulawayo Matabeleland AP 5 95" circular datestamps on 1895 cover to El Paso Texas, some cover edge creases and wrinkles from contents (no longer with cover), still Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
250
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3531
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3531, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1896, 1p on 3p Gray & Green (40; SG 51), RHODESIA, 1896, 1p on 3p Gray & Green (40; SG 51)RHODESIA, 1896, 1p on 3p Gray & Green (40; SG 51). Light central strike of Umtali circular datestamp, rich colors, Fine, scarce used stamp, with 1996 A.P.S. certificate, SG £750

850
250
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3532
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3532, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1896, 1p on 4sh Gray & Vermilion (41; SG 52), RHODESIA, 1896, 1p on 4sh Gray & Vermilion (41; SG 52)RHODESIA, 1896, 1p on 4sh Gray & Vermilion (41; SG 52). Light circular datestamp, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1996 A.P.S. certificate, SG £350

350
150
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3533, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1906, 2sh6p Bluish Gray, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (67a; SG 85a), RHODESIA, 1906, 2sh6p Bluish Gray, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (67a; SG 85a)RHODESIA, 1906, 2sh6p Bluish Gray, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (67a; SG 85a). H.r., beautiful fresh color, Fine and scarce, with small dealer backstamp, SG £1,100

1,300
650
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3534, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, -1/2p Bluish Green, Imperforate (101; SG 120a), RHODESIA, 1910, -1/2p Bluish Green, Imperforate (101; SG 120a)RHODESIA, 1910, -1/2p Bluish Green, Imperforate (101; SG 120a). Block of four, top stamps h.r., bottom stamps Mint N.H., large margins all around, exceptionally bright and fresh, natural gum crease affects right pair

VERY FINE. AN ENORMOUSLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1910 HALF-PENNY DOUBLE HEAD IMPERFORATE. ONE OF THE GREAT SHOWPIECE DOUBLE HEAD RARITIES OF RHODESIA.

Only one imperforate sheet was ever discovered.

Catalogue values are as two hinged pairs. SG £30,000

32,000
13,000
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3535
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3535, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, 10p Deep Carmine & Purple (110 var; SG 150), RHODESIA, 1910, 10p Deep Carmine & Purple (110 var; SG 150)RHODESIA, 1910, 10p Deep Carmine & Purple (110 var; SG 150). Block of four with neat "Bulawayo 12 Feb. 11" double-circle datestamps, bottom left stamp showing extra curl in King's hairline variety, couple trivial tone spots mostly on reverse and not affecting variety, Very Fine

E. 300-400
550
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3536
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3536, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, 2sh6p Crimson & Bister Brown (113 var; SG 156a), RHODESIA, 1910, 2sh6p Crimson & Bister Brown (113 var; SG 156a)RHODESIA, 1910, 2sh6p Crimson & Bister Brown (113 var; SG 156a). Original gum, deep rich colors, fresh and Fine, SG value

£ 1,100
350
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3537, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, 3sh Violet & Green, Magenta & Bright Green (114 var; SG 158, 158a), RHODESIA, 1910, 3sh Violet & Green, Magenta & Bright Green (114 var; SG 158, 158a)RHODESIA, 1910, 3sh Violet & Green, Magenta & Bright Green (114 var; SG 158, 158a). Two distinctive shades, h.r., SG 158a with thin speck, Very Fine appearance, SG value

1,550
325
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3538, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, 3sh Magenta & Bright Green, "Gash in Ear" Variety (114 var; SG 158a var), RHODESIA, 1910, 3sh Magenta & Bright Green, "Gash in Ear" Variety (114 var; SG 158a var)RHODESIA, 1910, 3sh Magenta & Bright Green, "Gash in Ear" Variety (114 var; SG 158a var). H.r., clearly showing the gash in ear variety (position R 1/2), brilliant colors of this scarcer shade, well-centered, minute thin at top, otherwise Very Fine, SG notes "from 3 to 5 times normal" which is £1,300

E. 500-750
275
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3539
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3539, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, 10sh Red Orange & Myrtle Green (117a; SG 163), RHODESIA, 1910, 10sh Red Orange & Myrtle Green (117a; SG 163)RHODESIA, 1910, 10sh Red Orange & Myrtle Green (117a; SG 163). H.r., well-centered, vibrant colors on fresh paper, Very Fine, SG £650

725
250
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3540
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3540, Papua thru RhodesiaRHODESIA, 1910, £1 Black & Red (118a; SG 166), RHODESIA, 1910, £1 Black & Red (118a; SG 166)RHODESIA, 1910, £1 Black & Red (118a; SG 166). Neat Salisbury circular datestamp, fresh colors, Very Fine, with 2002 B.P.A. certificate, SG £375

425
400
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