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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 — Surinam thru Switzerland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3904
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3904, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSURINAM, 1873-89, 1c Lilac Gray, 2c Yellow, 2-1/2c Rose (1-3), SURINAM, 1873-89, 1c Lilac Gray, 2c Yellow, 2-1/2c Rose (1-3)SURINAM, 1873-89, 1c Lilac Gray, 2c Yellow, 2-1/2c Rose (1-3). Two covers, 1c and 2c on uprated 2-1/2c postal reply card (second part unused) with Paramaribo 1889 cancel, 2-1/2c on uprated 5c postal card with Paramaribo 1889 cancel, both addressed to Germany, Very Fine pair

E. 200-300
120
3905
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3905, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWEDEN, 1800s Feather Letters, SWEDEN, 1800s Feather LettersSWEDEN, 1800s Feather Letters. Three feather letters, first 1802 folded cover (possibly Finland) with single feather attached by black and red wax and meander lines indicating it was sent by Royal Post, others from 1814 and 1837 with two feathers attached by black or red seal, the latter with meander lines and "Fort Fort" (Speed, Speed), additionally with two folded letters with meander lines of the Royal Post from 1754 and 1811, Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group of these early collectible "Express" letters, ex Markovits

E. 750-1,000
400
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3906
og
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3906, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWEDEN, 1892, 55o Pale Blue (90; Facit 92), SWEDEN, 1892, 55o Pale Blue (90; Facit 92)SWEDEN, 1892, 55o Pale Blue (90; Facit 92). Slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., brilliant color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 1982 Obermuller certificate, Facit SK17,000

2,100
550
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3907
ng
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3907, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 4r Black (1L3; Zumstein 1W), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 4r Black (1L3; Zumstein 1W)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 4r Black (1L3; Zumstein 1W). Unused (no gum), type I, large to ample margins all around, red horizontal lines have been faded, couple small thins and closed tear at left, Very Fine appearance, a rare unused example which catalogues $17,500.00 with original gum, with 1995 Zumstein certificate, Zumstein SF 22,500

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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3908
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3908, Surinam thru SwitzerlandZURICH, 1846, 4r Black (1L3; Zumstein 1W), ZURICH, 1846, 4r Black (1L3; Zumstein 1W)ZURICH, 1846, 4r Black (1L3; Zumstein 1W). Light red rosette cancel, stamp has been rebacked with added margins, Extremely Fine appearance, an affordable example of this classic Swiss rarity, with 1989 von der Weid certificate, Zumstein SF 22,500, Scott Retail $22,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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3909
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3909, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4; Zumstein 2W). Type II, position 88, large margins to full except a bit closer at bottom right, bold color and impression, pretty red rosette cancel, Very Fine, with 1996 Zumstein certificate, Zumstein SF 2,100

1,650
500
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3910
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3910, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1850, 2-1/2r Black and Red, Winterthur (1L5; Zumstein 12), SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1850, 2-1/2r Black and Red, Winterthur (1L5; Zumstein 12)SWITZERLAND, ZURICH, 1850, 2-1/2r Black and Red, Winterthur (1L5; Zumstein 12). Full margins all around and showing the ornamental dividing lines on all four sides, fresh color, neat black rosette cancel, Very Fine, a handsome example, with 2009 von der Weid certificate, Zumstein SF 4,200

3,500
1,700
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3911
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3911, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Black & Red on Dark Blue, Rayon I, Frame Around Cross (5; Zumstein 15I), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Black & Red on Dark Blue, Rayon I, Frame Around Cross (5; Zumstein 15I)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Black & Red on Dark Blue, Rayon I, Frame Around Cross (5; Zumstein 15I). Type 23, black frame around cross is partial, large even margins all around, deep rich colors, cancelled by neat boxed "P.P." handstamp, matching "Belp 15 Jan. 51" double-circle datestamp on large folded letter, neat Bern receiving backstamp, light vertical file fold does not affect stamp, fresh and Very Fine, a wonderful cover, with 1981 Rellstab and 1995 Marchand certificates, Zumstein SF 4,200

3,250
700
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3912
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3912, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Greenish Blue, Black & Red, Rayon I, Without Frame Around Cross (7c; Zumstein 15IIf), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Greenish Blue, Black & Red, Rayon I, Without Frame Around Cross (7c; Zumstein 15IIf)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Greenish Blue, Black & Red, Rayon I, Without Frame Around Cross (7c; Zumstein 15IIf). Large to ample margins, tied by "Franco" oval handstamp with red "Basel 19 Dec. 1860" double-circle datestamp on small folded letter to Frikk, cover with small marginal tear at bottom, Very Fine, with 1970 Hunziker certificate, Zumstein SF 1,650

1,325
325
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3913
nhbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3913, Surinam thru SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1900, 25c UPU, Re-engraved (103; Michel 73III), SWITZERLAND, 1900, 25c UPU, Re-engraved (103; Michel 73III)SWITZERLAND, 1900, 25c UPU, Re-engraved (103; Michel 73III). Mint N.H. block of four with selvage at bottom, bright color, top stamps with gum wrinkles as is often the case, top left stamp natural printing fold, Fine, a very scarce block, with 2005 P.F. certificate, Michel €3,600 as hinged singles

6,400
1,000
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