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Sale 1194 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Iraq

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2285
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2285, IraqIRAQ, 1931, -1/2a-25r King Faisal I (15-27; SG 80-92), IRAQ, 1931, -1/2a-25r King Faisal I (15-27; SG 80-92)IRAQ, 1931, -1/2a-25r King Faisal I (15-27; SG 80-92). Mostly lightly hinged, 25r with minor h.r., excellent colors, fresh and Very Fine set of this popular issue, SG £2,500

837
1,700
2286
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2286, IraqIRAQ, 1931, 25r Violet (27; SG 92), IRAQ, 1931, 25r Violet (27; SG 92)IRAQ, 1931, 25r Violet (27; SG 92). Lightly cancelled, bold color, Very Fine, quite scarce in used condition and severely undervalued in Scott, SG £3,000

800
1,600
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2287
ogbl
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2287, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 2f on -1/2a to 1d on 25r King Faisal I Surcharges (28-43; SG 106-121), IRAQ, 1932, 2f on -1/2a to 1d on 25r King Faisal I Surcharges (28-43; SG 106-121)IRAQ, 1932, 2f on -1/2a to 1d on 25r King Faisal I Surcharges (28-43; SG 106-121). Blocks of four, nearly all lightly hinged in top pairs, Mint N.H. bottom pairs incl. top value, couple lightly hinged on each stamp, bold colors, fresh and Very Fine, 1d on 25r signed Bolaffi, catalogued as hinged singles, SG £2,200

1,820
5,250
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2288
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2288, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 5f on 1a Chestnut, Inverted Surcharge (31 var; SG 109b), IRAQ, 1932, 5f on 1a Chestnut, Inverted Surcharge (31 var; SG 109b)IRAQ, 1932, 5f on 1a Chestnut, Inverted Surcharge (31 var; SG 109b). Mint N.H., fresh and Fine, SG value as hinged

£ 475
300
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2289
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2289, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 8f on 1-1/2a Carmine, Inverted Surcharge (32a; SG 110a), IRAQ, 1932, 8f on 1-1/2a Carmine, Inverted Surcharge (32a; SG 110a)IRAQ, 1932, 8f on 1-1/2a Carmine, Inverted Surcharge (32a; SG 110a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, bold color, Very Fine, with 1988 R.P.S. certificate, catalogued as hinged, SG £550

320
275
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2290
nh
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2290, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 20f on 4a Purple Brown, Inverted Surcharge (35 var; SG 113a), IRAQ, 1932, 20f on 4a Purple Brown, Inverted Surcharge (35 var; SG 113a)IRAQ, 1932, 20f on 4a Purple Brown, Inverted Surcharge (35 var; SG 113a). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, precise centering, excellent color, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 R.P.S. certificate, SG value as hinged

£ 1,100
700
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2291
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2291, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Purple Brown, "Flis" Error (36a; SG 114a), IRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Purple Brown, "Flis" Error (36a; SG 114a)IRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Purple Brown, "Flis" Error (36a; SG 114a). Se-tenant block of four, h.r. except two normal Mint N.H., bottom left stamp the error (pos. R. 2/1), well-centered, Very Fine, SG £900

350
750
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2292
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2292, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Purple Brown, "Flis" Error (36a; SG 114a), IRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Purple Brown, "Flis" Error (36a; SG 114a)IRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Purple Brown, "Flis" Error (36a; SG 114a). Neat Baghdad double-circle datestamp, bold color, Very Fine, especially scarce in used condition, SG £1,200

425
700
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2293
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2293, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Dull Violet, "Flis" for "Fils" and Inverted Arabic "5", Se-Tenant Pair (36a-36b; SG 114c), IRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Dull Violet, "Flis" for "Fils" and Inverted Arabic "5", Se-Tenant Pair (36a-36b; SG 114c)IRAQ, 1932, 25f on 4a Dull Violet, "Flis" for "Fils" and Inverted Arabic "5", Se-Tenant Pair (36a-36b; SG 114c). Bottom right corner se-tenant horizontal pair, well-centered, deep rich shade, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable pair showing both errors, SG value

£ 2,750
1,600
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2294
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2294, IraqIRAQ, 1932, -1/2d on 10r Red, Bar in -1/2 Omitted (42a; SG 120a), IRAQ, 1932, -1/2d on 10r Red, Bar in -1/2 Omitted (42a; SG 120a)IRAQ, 1932, -1/2d on 10r Red, Bar in -1/2 Omitted (42a; SG 120a). H.r., vibrant color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a rarely encountered error undervalued in Scott, signed Holcombe and with 1976 B.P.A. certificate, SG £2,000

1,200
1,300
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2295
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2295, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 1d on 25r Violet (43; SG 121), IRAQ, 1932, 1d on 25r Violet (43; SG 121)IRAQ, 1932, 1d on 25r Violet (43; SG 121). Minor h.r., precise centering, Extremely Fine, SG £350

250
375
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2296
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2296, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 1d on 25r Violet (43; SG 121), IRAQ, 1932, 1d on 25r Violet (43; SG 121)IRAQ, 1932, 1d on 25r Violet (43; SG 121). With selvage at top, neat double-circle datestamp at bottom, bold color, Very Fine, SG £475

250
650
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2297
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2297, IraqIRAQ, 1931, -1/2a-25r King Faisal I, Official Overprints (O26-O38; SG O93-O105), IRAQ, 1931, -1/2a-25r King Faisal I, Official Overprints (O26-O38; SG O93-O105)IRAQ, 1931, -1/2a-25r King Faisal I, Official Overprints (O26-O38; SG O93-O105). -1/2a-10r small h.r., key 25r Mint N.H. with selvage at left, bright and fresh throughout, Very Fine and pristine set of this popular issue, SG £2,600

1,131
2,500
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2298
 
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2298, IraqIRAQ, 1931, 25r Violet, Official, Overprint Vertically Reading Up (O38; SG O105), IRAQ, 1931, 25r Violet, Official, Overprint Vertically Reading Up (O38; SG O105)IRAQ, 1931, 25r Violet, Official, Overprint Vertically Reading Up (O38; SG O105). Lightly cancelled, well-centered, excellent color, Very Fine and choice, the key stamp to the country, far rarer used than unused, with this the first used example we have offered since keeping computerized records, SG £3,250

1,200
2,000
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2299
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2299, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 3f on -1/2a to 1d on 25r King Faisal I, Officials (O39-O54; SG O122-O137), IRAQ, 1932, 3f on -1/2a to 1d on 25r King Faisal I, Officials (O39-O54; SG O122-O137)IRAQ, 1932, 3f on -1/2a to 1d on 25r King Faisal I, Officials (O39-O54; SG O122-O137). Lightly hinged incl. 1d on 25r, some small h.r., bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine, SG £650

271
750
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2300
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2300, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 3f on -1/2a Green, Official, Pair, One Without Surcharge (O39 var; SG O122a), IRAQ, 1932, 3f on -1/2a Green, Official, Pair, One Without Surcharge (O39 var; SG O122a)IRAQ, 1932, 3f on -1/2a Green, Official, Pair, One Without Surcharge (O39 var; SG O122a). Mint N.H. vertical pair with selvage at top, top stamp with surcharge omitted, bright color, Very Fine, signed Roumet, SG value as hinged

£ 1,200
1,500
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2301
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Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2301, IraqIRAQ, 1932, 40f on 8a Dark Green, "Flis" for "Fils" Error (O48a; SG O131a), IRAQ, 1932, 40f on 8a Dark Green, "Flis" for "Fils" Error (O48a; SG O131a)IRAQ, 1932, 40f on 8a Dark Green, "Flis" for "Fils" Error (O48a; SG O131a). Lightly hinged, well-centered, bold color on fresh paper, Very Fine, SG £900

300
800
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2302
nh
Sale Number 1194, Lot Number 2302, IraqIRAQ, 1932, -1/2d on 10r Carmine, Bar in -1/2 Omitted (O53a; SG O136a), IRAQ, 1932, -1/2d on 10r Carmine, Bar in -1/2 Omitted (O53a; SG O136a)IRAQ, 1932, -1/2d on 10r Carmine, Bar in -1/2 Omitted (O53a; SG O136a). Mint N.H. vertical se-tenant pair with selvage at top, position R. 2/10, hinged in top selvage which also has small handstamp that bleeds thru, bottom stamp the error, excellent centering, fresh and Very Fine, a rare error, error stamp signed Holcombe, with 1976 B.P.A. certificate, catalogued as hinged, SG £2,250

850
3,000
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