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Sale 1170 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 November, 2017

Category — Estonia thru Finland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4640
 
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4640, Estonia thru FinlandESTONIA, 1919, 10k on 7k Light Blue, Perf 14, Tallinn Provisional (14; Michel 6A), ESTONIA, 1919, 10k on 7k Light Blue, Perf 14, Tallinn Provisional (14; Michel 6A)ESTONIA, 1919, 10k on 7k Light Blue, Perf 14, Tallinn Provisional (14; Michel 6A). Light circular datestamp, well-centered with wide margins, fresh color, Very Fine, a rare example of this provisional as only 45 were issued, signed Mikulski, Michel €2,200

1,500
375
4641
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4641, Estonia thru FinlandESTONIA, 1919, 35k Red Brown & Green,  Perf 14-1/2 x 14-3/4, Tallinn Provisional (17; Michel 9A), ESTONIA, 1919, 35k Red Brown & Green,  Perf 14-1/2 x 14-3/4, Tallinn Provisional (17; Michel 9A)ESTONIA, 1919, 35k Red Brown & Green, Perf 14-1/2 x 14-3/4, Tallinn Provisional (17; Michel 9A). Mint N.H. with large selvage at right, remarkably bright colors on fresh paper, light bend thru stamp and selvage which is normal

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1919 35-KOPECKS TALLINN PROVISIONAL. A MAJOR ESTONIA RARITY WITH A MERE 12 EXAMPLES ISSUED.

The updated certificate specifically notes the light bends are normal and should not be considered faults as they were due to the overprinting process. This provisional was printed on the remaining Russian stocks at the end of World War I.

Signed Eichenthal. With 1986 Rendon and 2017 Lobbering certificates. Michel €7,000

5,500
2,000
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4642
 
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4642, Estonia thru FinlandESTONIA, 1919, 3-1/2r Maroon & Green, Imperforate, Tallinn Provisional (25; Michel 12B), ESTONIA, 1919, 3-1/2r Maroon & Green, Imperforate, Tallinn Provisional (25; Michel 12B)ESTONIA, 1919, 3-1/2r Maroon & Green, Imperforate, Tallinn Provisional (25; Michel 12B). Large margins including sheet margin at right, well-struck "Tallinn-Sadam, Eesti 7 5 19" double-circle datestamp, rich colors, minute surface scrape at bottom, otherwise Extremely Fine, a rare example of this stamp with only 56 issued, signed Eichenthal and Rendon, with 2017 Lobbering certificate, Michel €1,600

1,200
500
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4643
 
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4643, Estonia thru FinlandFINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lb), FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lb)FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lb). Large to ample margins all around, neat Wiborg 1858 boxed datestamp, strong color and impression, Very Fine, signed Kohler, Facit SK 25,000

3,250
400
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4644
 
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4644, Estonia thru FinlandFINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc), FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc)FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc). Huge margins all around, deep rich color on pristine white paper, cancelled by "Kuopio 18 -20/1 57" framed datestamp on large part of folded cover to France, two neat strikes of framed "ANK 27" handstamp, stamp lifted to ascertain paper type and hinged in place, the stamp may or may not belong

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE FINLAND 5-KOPECK STAMP CANCELLED SOLELY BY THE TOWN DATESTAMP.

Ex Linz. Accompanied by original Pelander lot card from 1943. Scott Retail as a used stamp

3,200
1,500
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4645
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4645, Estonia thru FinlandFINLAND, 1868, 10p Red Brown on Lilac, Roulette III, Error of Color (13c; Facit 5v5), FINLAND, 1868, 10p Red Brown on Lilac, Roulette III, Error of Color (13c; Facit 5v5)FINLAND, 1868, 10p Red Brown on Lilac, Roulette III, Error of Color (13c; Facit 5v5). Unused (no gum), fresh color, few short or blunted "teeth" as usual, small repair, Fine appearance, rare with less than 20 examples believed to exist, with 1997 Gummesson certificate, Facit SK 70,000

8,000
850
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4646
 
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4646, Estonia thru FinlandFINLAND, 1885, 10m Brown & Rose (37; Facit 26), FINLAND, 1885, 10m Brown & Rose (37; Facit 26)FINLAND, 1885, 10m Brown & Rose (37; Facit 26). Neat double-circle datestamp, wide margins with excellent centering, Very Fine and choice, signed Thier, Facit SK 5,500

750
160
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