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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 10-12 December, 2019

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Category — Netherlands Indies thru Peru

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1732
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1732, Netherlands Indies thru PeruNETHERLANDS INDIES, 1845 "Koper" Postage Due Label (J2; NVPH I), NETHERLANDS INDIES, 1845 "Koper" Postage Due Label (J2; NVPH I)NETHERLANDS INDIES, 1845 "Koper" Postage Due Label (J2; NVPH I). Ample margins, "2.16" due rate and "13 Augt 1846" date in manuscript, uncancelled as always, appropriately used on inbound folded cover to Samarang, Java, blue "Amsterdam 22/5" cds (under stamp) and "P.P." (Paid to Port) handstamp, docketing indicates May 19, 1846 origin date, pieces missing from cover due to ink erosion, the stamp is Very Fine and this is one of the more attractive covers bearing this rarity, ex Lebow

E. 1,500-2,000
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1733
nhbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1733, Netherlands Indies thru PeruNORWAY, 1899-1905, 20o Deep Ultramarine (53; Facit 79), NORWAY, 1899-1905, 20o Deep Ultramarine (53; Facit 79)NORWAY, 1899-1905, 20o Deep Ultramarine (53; Facit 79). Mint N.H. block of fifteen with imprint "1904-1905" in left selvage, well-centered, lovely rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, Facit value as singles

SK 18,000
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1734
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1734, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, 1d Blue (3), PERU, 1858, 1d Blue (3)PERU, 1858, 1d Blue (3). Horizontal strip of four, Types 1-4, cancelled by three strikes of "MOYOBE" dotted oval on folded cover to President of the Supreme Court in Trujillo, neatly docketed with Feb. 28, 1860 date, end stamp at right slightly creased, otherwise Very Fine, scarce franking, ex "Islander"

E. 500-750
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1735
bl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1735, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, 1p Rose Red (4), PERU, 1858, 1p Rose Red (4)PERU, 1858, 1p Rose Red (4). Block of four, Types 6-9/7-3, huge margins, cancelled by two bold strikes of "PIURA" straightline, small tear in bottom left margin, small thin and tiny pinhole

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A VERY SCARCE BLOCK OF THE 1858 ONE-PESETA. NO UNUSED BLOCKS ARE KNOWN, AND THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE FOUR KNOWN USED BLOCKS.

Ex Schatzkes and "Islander"

E. 2,000-3,000
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1736
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1736, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, 1p Rose Red (4), PERU, 1858, 1p Rose Red (4)PERU, 1858, 1p Rose Red (4). A total of seven vertical multiples, including three strips of four (Types 9/3/9/3, 6/7/6/7 and 8/4/8/4), strip of three (Types 3/9/3) and three pairs (Types 2/1 on front and 8/4 folded over on back), cancelled by multiple strikes of "CAXAMARCA" straightline on large part of judicial wrapper, mostly large margins, minor creases and small faults as is to be expected in a large multiple franking of this kind

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A REMARKABLE HIGH-VALUE FRANKING OF THE ONE-PESETA 1858 ISSUE.

Ex Schatzkes and "Islander"

E. 1,500-2,000
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1737
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1737, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, Medio Peso Rose Red Error (5), PERU, 1858, Medio Peso Rose Red Error (5)PERU, 1858, Medio Peso Rose Red Error (5). Type C, huge margins all around, remarkably vibrant shade, cancelled by "Callao May 22 58" circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE MEDIO PESO ERROR IN EXISTENCE.

Rather than a color error, this key stamp of the country is more correctly described as an erroneous transfer of the Medio Peso design in the lithographic stone for the One-Peseta denomination.

Ex Schatzkes and "Islander". Signed Holcombe

4,750
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1738
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1738, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6), PERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6)PERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6). Type E, huge margins, vivid shade, cancelled by clear strike of "LIMA" dotted oval, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of the 1858 Medio Peso, ex "Islander", signed Holcombe

E. 500-750
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1739
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1739, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6), PERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6)PERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6). Type B, mostly large margins except upper left where ample, intense shade, tied by "Admon. Pral de Correos de Tacna 03 Mayo 58" circular datestamp on small piece, Extremely Fine, ex "Islander", signed Holcombe

E. 400-500
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1740
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1740, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6), PERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6)PERU, 1858, -1/2p Buff (6). Type A, huge even margins, bright shade, tied by "Admon. Pral de Correos de Tacna 05 Marzo 59" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Arequipa

EXTREMELY FINE GEM STAMP AND A BEAUTIFUL 1858 MEDIO PESO COVER.

Ex Schatzkes and "Islander". Signed Holcombe

E. 2,000-3,000
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1741
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1741, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1886, 10c Red Entire Stationery, PERU, 1886, 10c Red Entire StationeryPERU, 1886, 10c Red Entire Stationery. Cancelled by red quartered cancel and fancy "Receptoria de Correos de Palpa" oval handstamp and addressed to New York, Yca and Lima transit backstamps, "T" in circle and "Collect Postage 2 Cents" handstamps where United States 1891, 2c Bright Claret (J23) was affixed and tied by New York oval cancel, Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
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1742
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1742, Netherlands Indies thru PeruPERU, 1889, 10c Green (117A), PERU, 1889, 10c Green (117A)PERU, 1889, 10c Green (117A). Tied by "Correos Arequipa, Peru 12 Jun. 89" oval datestamp on orange cover to New York, blue sender's cachet at top left, Lima transit and "Mollendo" handstamp on reverse, "T" in circle and "U.S. Charge to Collect 2 Cents" handstamps where United States 1884, 2c Red Brown (J16) was affixed and tied by New York oval handstamp, Very Fine and scarce use

E. 200-300
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