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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 — St. Helena thru Samoa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3541
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3541, St. Helena thru SamoaST. HELENA, 1861, 6p Blue, Clean-Cut Perf 14 to 15-1/2 (2; SG 2), ST. HELENA, 1861, 6p Blue, Clean-Cut Perf 14 to 15-1/2 (2; SG 2)ST. HELENA, 1861, 6p Blue, Clean-Cut Perf 14 to 15-1/2 (2; SG 2). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color and strong impression, Fine, a scarce original gum example, with 1953 R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,700

2,100
1,100
3542
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3542, St. Helena thru SamoaST. HELENA, 1923, -1/2p Gray & Black, Torn Flag (SG 97b), ST. HELENA, 1923, -1/2p Gray & Black, Torn Flag (SG 97b)ST. HELENA, 1923, -1/2p Gray & Black, Torn Flag (SG 97b). Neat St. Helena 2-21-32 circular datestamp, well-centered, fresh, Very Fine, SG value

£ 325
130
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3543
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3543, St. Helena thru SamoaST. HELENA, 1922, 6p Gray & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 104b), ST. HELENA, 1922, 6p Gray & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 104b)ST. HELENA, 1922, 6p Gray & Bright Purple, Torn Flag (SG 104b). Neat St. Helena 7-19-29 circular datestamp, vibrant colors, Very Fine and choice, SG value

£ 425
275
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3544
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3544, St. Helena thru SamoaST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1923, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 60), ST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1923, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 60)ST. KITTS-NEVIS, 1923, £1 Violet & Black on Red (64; SG 60). Couple specks on gum causing us to call it lightly hinged, wide and centered margins, beautiful color, Very Fine, SG £800

825
350
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3545
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3545, St. Helena thru SamoaST. LUCIA, 1885, -1/2p Emerald (25; SG 9), ST. LUCIA, 1885, -1/2p Emerald (25; SG 9)ST. LUCIA, 1885, -1/2p Emerald (25; SG 9). Block of 30 (6x5), original gum, couple h.r. but a large portion is Mint N.H., incredibly fresh color, a few light tone spots of little consequence (not mentioned on certificate), each stamp with small owners backstamp, Very Fine, a scarce multiple of this stamp which was prepared but never issued, ex Burrus and Vestey, with 2007 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as singles, SG £2,100

2,325
650
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3546
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3546, St. Helena thru SamoaST. VINCENT, 1861, 1p Rose (1; SG 1), ST. VINCENT, 1861, 1p Rose (1; SG 1)ST. VINCENT, 1861, 1p Rose (1; SG 1). Two horizontal pairs, used with two singles of 1862-66 6p Dark Green (3; SG 4), each tied by barred "A10" cancels with red "St. Vincent, OC 09, 64" circular datestamp below on folded cover to Paris, France, red "PD" on oval and manuscript red "1/3" rating, London and Calais transit on front and Paris arrival backstamp

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME AND STRIKING FIRST ISSUE COVER FROM THE POLIGNAC CORRESPONDENCE TO FRANCE.

Ex Emerson and Jaffe.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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3547
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3547, St. Helena thru SamoaST. VINCENT, 1872, 6p Deep Blue Green, Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 (14B; SG 19b), ST. VINCENT, 1872, 6p Deep Blue Green, Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 (14B; SG 19b)ST. VINCENT, 1872, 6p Deep Blue Green, Clean-Cut Perf 14-16 (14B; SG 19b). Unused (no gum), shows part of "ST" marginal watermark, beautiful rich color on fresh white paper, Fine, a scarce unused stamp, SG £1,500

1,650
250
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3548
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3548, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1840 Folded Letter to England, SAMOA, 1840 Folded Letter to EnglandSAMOA, 1840 Folded Letter to England. Datelined "Island of Manono, 6th April 1840", sent by Thomas Heath of the London Missionary Society to Staffordshire, England, privately carried to Sydney with manuscript "8" rate, red "Paid Ship Letter, Sydney JU 16 1840" oval datestamp where it entered mails, small "Ship" handstamp on reverse, cover missing one side flap and slightly reduced at left, Fine and rare early letter from Samoa, ex Hughes

E. 400-500
250
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3549
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3549, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1846 Folded Letter to England, SAMOA, 1846 Folded Letter to EnglandSAMOA, 1846 Folded Letter to England. Datelined "Samoa, March 16, 1846" and addressed to the London Missionary Society in Finsbury, red manuscript "3" rate to Sydney and additional "1/" rate with "Ship Letter, Sydney DE 8 1846" oval datestamp, London arrival backstamp, Very Fine, ex Hughes

E. 750-1,000
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3550
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3550, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1848 Inter-Island Folded Letter, SAMOA, 1848 Inter-Island Folded LetterSAMOA, 1848 Inter-Island Folded Letter. Datelined "Mal(ua) - Mar. 4/48" from G. Pratt to Rev. Nisbet in Vaiee, letter mentions this letter is accompanied by a dozen files, Very Fine and rare inter-island use, ex Hughes

E. 300-400
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3551
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3551, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1850 Inter-island Folded Letter, SAMOA, 1850 Inter-island Folded LetterSAMOA, 1850 Inter-island Folded Letter. Datelined "Malua, 25th April 1850", letter consisting of five pages to Rev. Nisbet in Sapapali'i, letter regarding a storm causing damage and difficulty in sending letters due to difficulty in knowing ship arrivals, Very Fine, ex Hughes

E. 500-750
300
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3552
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3552, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1895, 3p on 2p Orange, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (25c; SG 79a), SAMOA, 1895, 3p on 2p Orange, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (25c; SG 79a)SAMOA, 1895, 3p on 2p Orange, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (25c; SG 79a). Part original gum, brilliant color, Fine, a scarce error, SG £700

650
275
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3553
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3553, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1914, -1/2p on 3pf Brown, Double Surcharge (101a; SG 101a), SAMOA, 1914, -1/2p on 3pf Brown, Double Surcharge (101a; SG 101a)SAMOA, 1914, -1/2p on 3pf Brown, Double Surcharge (101a; SG 101a). Original gum, near perfect centering, brilliant color and impression, strong doubling of surcharge, Extremely Fine, signed Bothe BPP, SG £750

800
1,200
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3554
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3554, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1914, 3sh on 3m Black Violet (112; SG 113), SAMOA, 1914, 3sh on 3m Black Violet (112; SG 113)SAMOA, 1914, 3sh on 3m Black Violet (112; SG 113). Tied by unusually light cancel on small piece, well-centered, Very Fine, only 458 issued, signed Bloch, SG £1,200

1,500
900
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3555
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3555, St. Helena thru SamoaSAMOA, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate & Carmine (113; SG 114), SAMOA, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate & Carmine (113; SG 114)SAMOA, 1914, 5sh on 5m Slate & Carmine (113; SG 114). Tied by light Apia double-circle datestamp on piece, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, signed Bloch, SG £1,000

1,100
425
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