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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

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Category — Belgium thru Eastern Rumelia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
305
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 305, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaBELGIUM, 1869-70, 1c Green, 2c Ultramarine, 5c Buff (28-30), BELGIUM, 1869-70, 1c Green, 2c Ultramarine, 5c Buff (28-30)BELGIUM, 1869-70, 1c Green, 2c Ultramarine, 5c Buff (28-30). Two singles of both 2c and 5c, all tied by "Anvers 28 Juil 1874" circular datestamps on wrapper to Boston Mass., red "Paid All" straightline handstamp, few minor toned spots affecting couple stamps, still Fine and rare, believed to be the only example paying the printed matter rate under the 1873 additions to the U.S.-Belgian Convention

E. 500-750
350
306
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 306, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaBULGARIA, 1879, 25c Black & Violet (3), BULGARIA, 1879, 25c Black & Violet (3)BULGARIA, 1879, 25c Black & Violet (3). Two singles, tied by Samokov Mar. 21, 1881 circular datestamp with additional strike on reverse of cover to New York, well-struck Sofia transit and New York Paid All "K" arrival datestamps, Very Fine, a scarce first issue cover of Bulgaria, especially so addressed to the United States of which only a few are known, with 1991 Holcombe certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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307
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 307, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaBULGARIA, 1881, 10s Black & Green, 15s Deep Carmine Red & Green (8-9), BULGARIA, 1881, 10s Black & Green, 15s Deep Carmine Red & Green (8-9)BULGARIA, 1881, 10s Black & Green, 15s Deep Carmine Red & Green (8-9). Tied by clear strike of blue star in circle cancel with matching Samorov Jan. 11, 1883 circular datestamp on cover to Waterbury Vt., Sophia and New York transit datestamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,800
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308
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 308, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaBULGARIA, 1881, 15s Deep Carmine Red & Green (9), BULGARIA, 1881, 15s Deep Carmine Red & Green (9)BULGARIA, 1881, 15s Deep Carmine Red & Green (9). Used with seven singles of 1882, 5s Green & Pale Green (13), one in a particularly deep shade, all tied on reverse of small blue registered cover by Sophia Oct. 28, 1884 circular datestamps to Brooklyn N.Y., front with additional Sophia circular datestamp and boxed registry handstamp, Brooklyn three-line registry handstamp also ties on 5s, fresh and Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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309
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 309, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaDENMARK, 1864-68, 2s Blue, 3s Red Violet, 16s Olive Green (11-12, 15; Facit 11-12, 15), DENMARK, 1864-68, 2s Blue, 3s Red Violet, 16s Olive Green (11-12, 15; Facit 11-12, 15)DENMARK, 1864-68, 2s Blue, 3s Red Violet, 16s Olive Green (11-12, 15; Facit 11-12, 15). Cancelled or tied by "1" three-ring target with Copenhagen circular datestamp on cover to Millerton Cal., manuscript "per Hamburg or Bremen steamer" directive, "Franco" handstamp, New York transit datestamp, cover slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
400
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310
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 310, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaDENMARK, 1875, 3o Gray Blue & Gray, 4o Slate & Blue (25-26), DENMARK, 1875, 3o Gray Blue & Gray, 4o Slate & Blue (25-26)DENMARK, 1875, 3o Gray Blue & Gray, 4o Slate & Blue (25-26). Used on uprated 8o postal card and tied by target cancels with "Korsor 12/4" (1883) circular datestamp at bottom right to Danish Consul in Hana, Maui, Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), Maribo and San Francisco transit datestamps, red "San Francisco Stm. Ship Aug. 11" datestamp, card with minor creasing, still Fine and rare destination

E. 300-400
900
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311
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 311, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaDANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 1c Green & Brown Red, 3c Blue & Carmine, 7c Lilac & Orange (5-6, 9), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 1c Green & Brown Red, 3c Blue & Carmine, 7c Lilac & Orange (5-6, 9)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 1c Green & Brown Red, 3c Blue & Carmine, 7c Lilac & Orange (5-6, 9). Horizontal pair of 1c, all tied or cancelled by targets with bold "St. Thomas 6/9 1878" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New York, New York arrival backstamp, Very Fine, a rare cover paying the 12c rate which was only in affect from Nov. 1877 to Apr. 1879

E. 500-750
1,600
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312
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 312, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaDANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 3c Blue & Carmine, 7c Lilac & Orange (7, 9), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 3c Blue & Carmine, 7c Lilac & Orange (7, 9)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 3c Blue & Carmine, 7c Lilac & Orange (7, 9). 3c from 4th printing, 7c from 1st printing, both tied by "St. Thomas 29 3 1887" circular datestamp on cover to Etna Pa., New York transit backstamp, cover with small edge nick and tear at right, still Very Fine and rare use

E. 750-1,000
375
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313
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 313, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaDANISH WEST INDIES, 1876, 5c Green & Gray (8), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1876, 5c Green & Gray (8)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1876, 5c Green & Gray (8). Two singles, tied by excellent strike of "St. Jan 9/9 1890" circular datestamp on petite cover to Bethlehem Pa., St. Thomas and New York transit backstamps, Very Fine, a simply perfect cover

E. 300-400
425
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314
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 314, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaDANISH WEST INDIES, 1874, 7c Lilac & Orange (9), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874, 7c Lilac & Orange (9)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874, 7c Lilac & Orange (9). Used on 3c entire and tied by "St. Thomas 28/4 1895" circular datestamp and addressed to New York, New York arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce uprated entire, with 1994 Paaskesen certificate, Scott Retail alone for 7c on cover is $1,100.00

E. 500-750
550
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315
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 315, Belgium thru Eastern RumeliaEASTERN RUMELIA, 1881, 1pi Black & Blue (13), EASTERN RUMELIA, 1881, 1pi Black & Blue (13)EASTERN RUMELIA, 1881, 1pi Black & Blue (13). Excellent strike of blue grid cancel with matching "Philippoile 21 IV 82" double-circle datestamp (Julian calendar, May 3 for Gregorian) on cover to New York, Istanbul transit and New York arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a rare cover from a seldom offered area which was formed after a revolt against Turkish rule to unite with Bulgaria, very few are known addressed to the United States, with 1997 Holcombe certificate

E. 400-500
200
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