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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 4-5 December, 2018

Category — Greenland thru Iran

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2577
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2577, Greenland thru IranGREENLAND, 1945, 1o-30o, 5k Liberation Overprint Inverted (19-24 vars, 27 var; Facit 19v-24v1, 27v1), GREENLAND, 1945, 1o-30o, 5k Liberation Overprint Inverted (19-24 vars, 27 var; Facit 19v-24v1, 27v1)GREENLAND, 1945, 1o-30o, 5k Liberation Overprint Inverted (19-24 vars, 27 var; Facit 19v-24v1, 27v1). Missing 1k and 2k for completion, lightly hinged, 7o with selvage at left and 10o with selvage at top (stamp Mint N.H.), rich colors, Very Fine, only 400 of each were overprinted, Facit SK42,000

7,200
1,200
2578
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2578, Greenland thru IranGREENLAND, 1996, 4.25k on 25o Green, Inverted Surcharge (226a; Facit 281v), GREENLAND, 1996, 4.25k on 25o Green, Inverted Surcharge (226a; Facit 281v)GREENLAND, 1996, 4.25k on 25o Green, Inverted Surcharge (226a; Facit 281v). Position 18, Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine, about 11 sheets were sold at Illulissat, with 2001 Moller certificate, SK 9,000

1,100
275
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2579
c
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2579, Greenland thru IranIONIAN ISLANDS, 1859, (-1/2p) Orange, (1p) Blue (1-2; SG 1-2), IONIAN ISLANDS, 1859, (-1/2p) Orange, (1p) Blue (1-2; SG 1-2)IONIAN ISLANDS, 1859, (-1/2p) Orange, (1p) Blue (1-2; SG 1-2). Each with three large to full margins and just touching on the fourth, cancelled by illegible handstamp on 1859 folded cover from Corfu to Cefalonia, blue Corfu circular datestamp, cover with small repair near the orange stamp, part of backflap missing, Fine appearance, a very rare use, with 1998 Simmermacher certificate in which he notes only fifteen covers have been recorded with a handstamp cancel (versus the more commonly seen pen-cancel), the 1-Penny stamp paid the one-ounce rate, and the Half-Penny stamp paid for travel on the faster and more reliable Austrian Lloyd line

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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2580
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2580, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1875, 1k Yellow, Unissued Issue (Persiphila 9), IRAN, 1875, 1k Yellow, Unissued Issue (Persiphila 9)IRAN, 1875, 1k Yellow, Unissued Issue (Persiphila 9). Type B, large to full margins all around, neat c.t.o. as always with used examples, bright shade, Very Fine, originally printed in sheets of four, the entire quantity of 500 was never issued and taken to Europe with most having been destroyed, few survived and those cancelled were done to order, with 2018 Sadri certificate

E. 300-400
120
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2581
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2581, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1910, 1c on 1c to 2c on 30k Newspaper Surcharges (464-480), IRAN, 1910, 1c on 1c to 2c on 30k Newspaper Surcharges (464-480)IRAN, 1910, 1c on 1c to 2c on 30k Newspaper Surcharges (464-480). Complete set of seventeen values, large margins, few with sheet margin on one side, neat c.t.o. cancels as always, Very Fine, this series was prepared for use on newspapers but nearly the entire issue was sold to stamp dealers, each signed Champion

2,380
300
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2582
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2582, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1935, 1c-3t Shah Pahlavi Overprint (810-817), IRAN, 1935, 1c-3t Shah Pahlavi Overprint (810-817)IRAN, 1935, 1c-3t Shah Pahlavi Overprint (810-817). Lightly hinged or h.r., bold colors, Fine-Very Fine, with 2007 Sadri certificate

1,395
375
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2583
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2583, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1939, 5d-10r Shah Pahlavi, Mini Sheets of Four (870A-870H), IRAN, 1939, 5d-10r Shah Pahlavi, Mini Sheets of Four (870A-870H)IRAN, 1939, 5d-10r Shah Pahlavi, Mini Sheets of Four (870A-870H). Mint N.H., both the imperforate and perforated sets, incl. the 1r and 2r values which were not available to the public, fresh colors, 1r and 2r perf with minor edge fault, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce set of sheets

2,600
650
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2584
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2584, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1942-46, 5d-200r Reza Shah Pahlavi (876-909), IRAN, 1942-46, 5d-200r Reza Shah Pahlavi (876-909)IRAN, 1942-46, 5d-200r Reza Shah Pahlavi (876-909). Complete set of 34 values, mostly dried original gum, No. 891 unused (no gum) and 898 with some paper adhering to gum, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, a difficult set

5,698
750
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2585
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2585, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1950, 10r Carmine & Blue Green, Inverted Center (927a), IRAN, 1950, 10r Carmine & Blue Green, Inverted Center (927a)IRAN, 1950, 10r Carmine & Blue Green, Inverted Center (927a). Lightly hinged, choice centering, strong intense colors, Very Fine, signed Bloch

3,500
1,100
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2586
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2586, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1935, 3c Olive Green & Dark Violet, Pair, One Without Overprint (C53 var; Sanabria 53b), IRAN, 1935, 3c Olive Green & Dark Violet, Pair, One Without Overprint (C53 var; Sanabria 53b)IRAN, 1935, 3c Olive Green & Dark Violet, Pair, One Without Overprint (C53 var; Sanabria 53b). Horizontal pair, left stamp with overprint omitted, lightly hinged, fresh colors, right stamp with couple minor toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare error which we suspect no more than ten can exist, signed Sanabria and A. Brun, with 1977 P.F. certificate, the 1972 Sanabria catalogue prices this pair at $600.00

E. 750-1,000
950
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2587
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2587, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1935, 3c Olive Green & Dark Violet, Double Overprint (C53 var; Sanabria 53a), IRAN, 1935, 3c Olive Green & Dark Violet, Double Overprint (C53 var; Sanabria 53a)IRAN, 1935, 3c Olive Green & Dark Violet, Double Overprint (C53 var; Sanabria 53a). Mint N.H. top right corner block of four, deep rich colors, two light gum bends just affecting top right stamp, still Very Fine and scarce error

E. 200-300
450
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2588
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2588, Greenland thru IranIRAN, 1941, 5d-50r Officials (O58-O71), IRAN, 1941, 5d-50r Officials (O58-O71)IRAN, 1941, 5d-50r Officials (O58-O71). Lightly hinged, bright and fresh, 5r and 10r with minor bends, key 50r in choice condition, Fine-Very Fine, a rarely offered set

4,505
650
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