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

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

Category — Danish West Indies thru Egypt

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1021
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1021, Danish West Indies thru EgyptDANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 1c-10c Numerals (5/10), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 1c-10c Numerals (5/10)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1874-79, 1c-10c Numerals (5/10). Nine 1c, six 3c, five 4c, two 5c and two 10c, in singles or strips, making up the seven-times 11c rate, all tied by St. Thomas circular datestamp on 1897 registered cover to Munich, Germany, boxed registry handstamp, several German backstamps, including HAPAG "Aus WestIndien", some minor toning, a few stamps with faults, light vertical file fold not affecting stamps, minor cover edge wear, all of which is not unexpected on a such a large and highly franked cover, a rare cover, reportedly only five exist paying the seven-times rate

E. 500-750
900
1022
og
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1022, Danish West Indies thru EgyptDANISH WEST INDIES, 1902, 2c on 3c Blue & Lake, Inverted Frame, Dated "1901" (24b; Facit 24v3), DANISH WEST INDIES, 1902, 2c on 3c Blue & Lake, Inverted Frame, Dated "1901" (24b; Facit 24v3)DANISH WEST INDIES, 1902, 2c on 3c Blue & Lake, Inverted Frame, Dated "1901" (24b; Facit 24v3). 2.5mm numbers, original gum, h.r., centered to bottom as usual for this, rich colors, Fine, a scarce error, Facit SK 8,500

750
130
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1023
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1023, Danish West Indies thru EgyptDENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, First Printing (1a; Facit 1I), DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, First Printing (1a; Facit 1I)DENMARK, 1851, 2rs Blue, First Printing (1a; Facit 1I). Plate 1, Type 7, position 81, full even margins, fresh color, four ring cancel, Very Fine, with 2018 Moller certificate, Facit SK 11,000

2,400
650
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1024
og
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1024, Danish West Indies thru EgyptECUADOR, 1928, 50 "Cts." on 10c Green, Air Post (C6), ECUADOR, 1928, 50 "Cts." on 10c Green, Air Post (C6)ECUADOR, 1928, 50 "Cts." on 10c Green, Air Post (C6). Lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine, only 100 printed, with 2018 P.F. certificate

700
200
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1025
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1025, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1866, Essay of Riester, Paris (Nile Post E21), EGYPT, 1866, Essay of Riester, Paris (Nile Post E21)EGYPT, 1866, Essay of Riester, Paris (Nile Post E21). Each of the four colors printed in green, blue, brown and red, the first two with particularly sharp and complete lathework design at top, red slightly toned and with couple minor bends and green with horizontal crease in far top margin, Very Fine, Nile Post value

500
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1026
ng
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1026, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1867, 2pi Blue, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (14b var; Nile Post D12k var), EGYPT, 1867, 2pi Blue, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (14b var; Nile Post D12k var)EGYPT, 1867, 2pi Blue, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (14b var; Nile Post D12k var). Unused (no gum as usual), additionally imperforate at sides, well-centered, strong color, Very Fine, signed Hass, Nile Post $500.00

500
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1027
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1027, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1867, 1pi Red Spinx Essay (Nile Post E26), EGYPT, 1867, 1pi Red Spinx Essay (Nile Post E26)EGYPT, 1867, 1pi Red Spinx Essay (Nile Post E26). Original gum, h.r. (small adherence on gum), large margins, fresh and Very Fine, a very scarce essay, Nile Post value

350
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1028
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1028, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1872, 1pi Rose Red, Perf 12-1/2 x 13-1/2 (22; Nile Post D17), EGYPT, 1872, 1pi Rose Red, Perf 12-1/2 x 13-1/2 (22; Nile Post D17)EGYPT, 1872, 1pi Rose Red, Perf 12-1/2 x 13-1/2 (22; Nile Post D17). Tied by "Poste Egiziane, Porto Said 28 Mar 75" circular datestamp with additional strike at right on cover to Grenoble, France, used with France 1872 80c Rose on Pinkish (63; Yvert 57) and tied by "5080" dotted cancel of the French Post Office in Alexandria with double-circle datestamp also tying 1pi, red boxed "PD" handstamp, transit and arrival backstamps, small piece and backflap missing, otherwise Fine and scarce combination

E. 400-500
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1029
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1029, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1872, 1pi Rose Red, Perforated 13-1/2 (22a; Nile Post D17l), EGYPT, 1872, 1pi Rose Red, Perforated 13-1/2 (22a; Nile Post D17l)EGYPT, 1872, 1pi Rose Red, Perforated 13-1/2 (22a; Nile Post D17l). Block of four, original gum, h.r., bold color and strong impression, small ink mark on bottom left stamp, otherwise Fine and scarce multiple, Nile Post value

2,000
1,500
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1030
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1030, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1872, 2-1/2pi Dull Violet, Perforated 12-1/2 x 13-1/2 (24; Nile Post D19), EGYPT, 1872, 2-1/2pi Dull Violet, Perforated 12-1/2 x 13-1/2 (24; Nile Post D19)EGYPT, 1872, 2-1/2pi Dull Violet, Perforated 12-1/2 x 13-1/2 (24; Nile Post D19). Block of four with large selvage at right, original gum, h.r. incl. a couple reinforcing perfs, fresh color, Fine and scarce, Nile Post value

1,250
200
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1031
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1031, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1874, 2pi Yellow, Perf 13-1/2 x 12-1/2 Rough, Tete-Beche (23cg; Nile Post D27h), EGYPT, 1874, 2pi Yellow, Perf 13-1/2 x 12-1/2 Rough, Tete-Beche (23cg; Nile Post D27h)EGYPT, 1874, 2pi Yellow, Perf 13-1/2 x 12-1/2 Rough, Tete-Beche (23cg; Nile Post D27h). Tete-beche pair within block of six with large selvage at top, original gum, h.r., fresh color, two bottom stamps with minor toned perfs mostly seen on reverse, otherwise Fine and scarce block, Nile Post $500.00

500
225
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1032
ogbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1032, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1874, 2-1/2pi Deep Violet, Perf 12-1/2 Rough, Tete-Beche (24bf; Nile Post D28a), EGYPT, 1874, 2-1/2pi Deep Violet, Perf 12-1/2 Rough, Tete-Beche (24bf; Nile Post D28a)EGYPT, 1874, 2-1/2pi Deep Violet, Perf 12-1/2 Rough, Tete-Beche (24bf; Nile Post D28a). Tete-beche pair within a block of nine (3x3), original gum, h.r., center stamp Mint N.H, Very Fine and scarce, Nile Post $600.00

600
400
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1033
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1033, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1874, 20pa Continental Bank Note Essays (Nile Post E62-E64), EGYPT, 1874, 20pa Continental Bank Note Essays (Nile Post E62-E64)EGYPT, 1874, 20pa Continental Bank Note Essays (Nile Post E62-E64). One of each design, No. E62 in Brown & Black, E63 in Carmine & Green-Olive, E64 in Green & Dull Red, large margins, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive and scarce trio, Nile Post value

1,050
1,000
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1034
P
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1034, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1878, 10pa Black Die Proof (30P; Nile Post D33P), EGYPT, 1878, 10pa Black Die Proof (30P; Nile Post D33P)EGYPT, 1878, 10pa Black Die Proof (30P; Nile Post D33P). Complete design on glazed card measuring 93 x 60mm, stamped "BEFORE HARDENING" and "Nov 6, 1878", some minor facial discoloring, otherwise Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
350
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1035
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1035, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1884, 1pi Ultramarine (37; Nile Post D43), EGYPT, 1884, 1pi Ultramarine (37; Nile Post D43)EGYPT, 1884, 1pi Ultramarine (37; Nile Post D43). Two singles, used on uprated registered 5m on 2pi Orange entire (Nile Post SEN7A), first tied by bold boxed "AR" handstamp and other by "Service Rural, Nazali Canoub 21 XII 92" bilingual circular datestamp, additional strike at bottom and addressed to Cairo, bilingual "Sanabo" handstamp at bottom, arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce rural service cover, with 2009 du Vachat certificate

E. 200-300
160
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1036
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1036, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1885, 3pi General Revenue De La Rue Essay, EGYPT, 1885, 3pi General Revenue De La Rue EssayEGYPT, 1885, 3pi General Revenue De La Rue Essay. Measuring 79 x 104mm, intricate hand-painted design in green on tracing paper, inscriptions in White, manuscript dated "DEC. 13. 85." at top right, Very Fine and rare, only two or three of each value exist

E. 400-500
425
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1037
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1037, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1905 "Saved from the Wreck of S.S. "Cairo", EGYPT, 1905 "Saved from the Wreck of S.S. "Cairo"EGYPT, 1905 "Saved from the Wreck of S.S. "Cairo". Violet bilingual handstamp on cover originating in England with Milton Feb. 25, 1905 double-circle datestamp and addressed to Cairo, stamp washed off as often seen, reverse with "Poste Khedevie Egiziane, Gabinetto del Vice Directtore" interpostal seal and Alexandria transit, minor soiling as to be expected, Very Fine, on Mar. 6, 1905, the S.S. Cairo ran ashore in Alexandria, the mail bags were on deck and many washed away, those recovered and those found unsealed were given the interpostal seals

E. 300-400
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1038
S
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1038, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1914, 5m Lake, 20m Olive Green, 200m Plum, "Specimen" Overprints (54S, 56S, 59S; Nile Post D57S, D59S, D62S), EGYPT, 1914, 5m Lake, 20m Olive Green, 200m Plum, "Specimen" Overprints (54S, 56S, 59S; Nile Post D57S, D59S, D62S)EGYPT, 1914, 5m Lake, 20m Olive Green, 200m Plum, "Specimen" Overprints (54S, 56S, 59S; Nile Post D57S, D59S, D62S). Each value mounted on cut-down card backing with "113", "105" and "120", respectively, stamped on the bottom of card, rich colors, Very Fine, a scarce trio of "Specimen" overprints from the De La Rue archive, only a few examples recorded of each value, Nile Post value

600
700
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1039
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1039, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1922, 5m Orange Harrison & Sons Essay (Nile Post E223), EGYPT, 1922, 5m Orange Harrison & Sons Essay (Nile Post E223)EGYPT, 1922, 5m Orange Harrison & Sons Essay (Nile Post E223). Die sunk and measuring 57 x 80mm, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
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1040
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1040, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1922, 5m Blue Green Harrison & Sons Essay (Nile Post E223), EGYPT, 1922, 5m Blue Green Harrison & Sons Essay (Nile Post E223)EGYPT, 1922, 5m Blue Green Harrison & Sons Essay (Nile Post E223). Die sunk and measuring 77 x 95mm, manuscript printer's inscription "50 Mills. A" and more at bottom, Very Fine

E. 400-500
325
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1041
 
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1041, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1926, 5m-50p "Port Fouad" Overprints (121-124; Nile Post C17-C20; SG 141-144), EGYPT, 1926, 5m-50p "Port Fouad" Overprints (121-124; Nile Post C17-C20; SG 141-144)EGYPT, 1926, 5m-50p "Port Fouad" Overprints (121-124; Nile Post C17-C20; SG 141-144). 5m-15m each with selvage either at left or top and with blue "Port Fouad 21 DE 26" first day of issue cancel, 50p exceptionally well-centered and with first day of issue cancel, fresh and Very Fine set, each signed A. Diena, 50p additionally signed A. Brun, with 2013 B.P.A. certificate (for set)

1,625
1,400
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1042
P
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1042, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, Small Group of Imperforate and Cancelled Back Stamps, EGYPT, Small Group of Imperforate and Cancelled Back StampsEGYPT, Small Group of Imperforate and Cancelled Back Stamps. Nine items, imperforate incl. pairs of Nile Post Nos. C227a, C229a-C230a and blocks of four of C257a and PC7a, cancelled backs incl. Nile Post Nos. C97a, C115a-C116a (latter as pair) and C117b, fresh and Very Fine, Nile Post value

1,775
400
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1043
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1043, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1931, 50m and 100m on 27m Zeppelin, Cairo & Alexandria (C3-C4; Sieger 105Ax, 105Ay, 105Az, 105Bz), EGYPT, 1931, 50m and 100m on 27m Zeppelin, Cairo & Alexandria (C3-C4; Sieger 105Ax, 105Ay, 105Az, 105Bz)EGYPT, 1931, 50m and 100m on 27m Zeppelin, Cairo & Alexandria (C3-C4; Sieger 105Ax, 105Ay, 105Az, 105Bz). Seven covers or cards, with three 50m from Cairo, two 100m from Cairo and two with both values (one Cairo, one Alexandria), dated between April 10-11, 1922, all addressed to Europe incl. Norway and Denmark, Very Fine group

E. 500-750
450
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1044
nhbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1044, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1933-38, 1m-200m Air Posts (C5-C25; Nile Post A3-A23), EGYPT, 1933-38, 1m-200m Air Posts (C5-C25; Nile Post A3-A23)EGYPT, 1933-38, 1m-200m Air Posts (C5-C25; Nile Post A3-A23). Mint N.H. bottom right plate no. blocks of four, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine set of the 21 values, Nile Post value

421
475
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1045
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1045, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1922, 2m Vermilion, 10m Lake, Postage Due (J27, J29; Nile Post PD27, PD30), EGYPT, 1922, 2m Vermilion, 10m Lake, Postage Due (J27, J29; Nile Post PD27, PD30)EGYPT, 1922, 2m Vermilion, 10m Lake, Postage Due (J27, J29; Nile Post PD27, PD30). Singles of each, tied by Cairo Nov. 28, 1922 circular datestamp on cover from Italy bearing three 20c stamps and tied by Livorno Nov. 20, 1922 machine cancel, Cairo machine cancel arrival backstamp, cover with minor edge wear, otherwise Fine, the Crown Overprint Postage Dues are surprisingly rare used on cover

E. 400-500
425
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1046
nhbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1046, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1924, 10m Rose (O36; Nile Post O37), EGYPT, 1924, 10m Rose (O36; Nile Post O37)EGYPT, 1924, 10m Rose (O36; Nile Post O37). Mint N.H. bottom half pane of 50 with selvage at left and bottom, pos. 51-100, showing three listed retouches on pos. 51, 77 and 94 (Nile Post O37b, O37d and O37e), fresh color, folded vertically along perfs once, Very Fine, these retouches only occur on some of the control C23 panes

E. 200-300
350
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1047
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1047, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1865, 10pa Prevost Essay Envelope (Nile Post E9g), EGYPT, 1865, 10pa Prevost Essay Envelope (Nile Post E9g)EGYPT, 1865, 10pa Prevost Essay Envelope (Nile Post E9g). Printed in black, strong impressions, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce essay

E. 200-300
150
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1048
E
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1048, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, 1869, "00" para Prevost Essay Envelope (Nile Post E38b), EGYPT, 1869, "00" para Prevost Essay Envelope (Nile Post E38b)EGYPT, 1869, "00" para Prevost Essay Envelope (Nile Post E38b). Printed in black, file fold clear of impressions, Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
150
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1049
nhbl
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1049, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1953, 1m-£1 Barred Overprints (N20-N38; Nile Post P20-P38), EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1953, 1m-£1 Barred Overprints (N20-N38; Nile Post P20-P38)EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, 1953, 1m-£1 Barred Overprints (N20-N38; Nile Post P20-P38). Mint N.H. blocks of four, most with selvage on at least one side incl. £1 with top right corner selvage, fresh and Very Fine, catalogued as singles

1,318
550
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1050
nh
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 1050, Danish West Indies thru EgyptEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, Small Group of Errors, EGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, Small Group of ErrorsEGYPT, Occupation of Palestine, Small Group of Errors. Twelve Mint N.H. items, incl. 1948 1m-2m with Inverted overprint, Nile Post Nos. P48a-P55a with missing "E" in Palestine in bottom left corner selvage blocks of four (500m as pair), plus Nos. P56a, P68d and P68f, few signed Hass, Very Fine, Nile Post value

660
180
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