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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

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Category — Puerto Rico thru Russia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1743
c
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1743, Puerto Rico thru RussiaPUERTO RICO, 1882, 6m Brown, 8m Yellow Green (61, 62), PUERTO RICO, 1882, 6m Brown, 8m Yellow Green (61, 62)PUERTO RICO, 1882, 6m Brown, 8m Yellow Green (61, 62). Three singles of 6m, horizontal strip of three of 8m, used with 1890, 8m Olive Bister (93), all tied by "San Juan, Pto Rico 12 Jun. 90" double-circle datestamps on cover to Trumansburg N.Y., claret merchant's handstamp at bottom left, New York transit and Trumansburg arrival backstamps, some minor toned spots, still Very Fine, a rare Alfonso XII and Alfonso XIII combination cover

E. 500-750
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1744
nhbl
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1744, Puerto Rico thru RussiaROMANIA, 1945, 20l+580l to 100l+500l Russian Armistice, Panes of Four (B292-B303; Michel 885-896), ROMANIA, 1945, 20l+580l to 100l+500l Russian Armistice, Panes of Four (B292-B303; Michel 885-896)ROMANIA, 1945, 20l+580l to 100l+500l Russian Armistice, Panes of Four (B292-B303; Michel 885-896). Panes of four in both normal and coarse grayish paper, normal paper Mint N.H., grayish paper without gum as issued, 100l+500l has a minor gum streak mentioned for strict accuracy, Very Fine, accompanied by Red Cross presentation booklet with Red Cross sets and souvenir sheets of 1941, 1943, and 1956, Michel value as the two sets of panes

€ 1,700
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1745
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1745, Puerto Rico thru RussiaRUSSIA, 1875, 10k Brown & Blue, Center Inverted (29a; Michel 27xK; Zagorsky 31Ta), RUSSIA, 1875, 10k Brown & Blue, Center Inverted (29a; Michel 27xK; Zagorsky 31Ta)RUSSIA, 1875, 10k Brown & Blue, Center Inverted (29a; Michel 27xK; Zagorsky 31Ta). Wonderfully rich colors, bold impressions, well-centered, neat circular datestamp, insignificant small thin spot and slightly rounded corner at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 10-KOPECKS WITH CENTER INVERTED. A MAJOR RUSSIAN AND INVERTED CENTERS OF THE WORLD RARITY WITH ONLY FIVE EXAMPLES RECORDED, ALL IN USED CONDITION.

Most of the other examples we have encountered have small faults. A stamp missing from even the most advanced collections and the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records. This particular example has been a key highlight to numerous famous collections over the course of the 20th Century.

Ex Ferrary, Rothschild, Goss and Cunliffe. With 2009 P.F. certificate. Michel €50,000. Zagorsky $50,000.00

60,000
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1746
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1746, Puerto Rico thru RussiaRUSSIA, 1935, 20k Spartacist Games, Imperforate at Top (566 var; Zagorsky 413Pa), RUSSIA, 1935, 20k Spartacist Games, Imperforate at Top (566 var; Zagorsky 413Pa)RUSSIA, 1935, 20k Spartacist Games, Imperforate at Top (566 var; Zagorsky 413Pa). Light c.t.o. cancel as usual, well-centered, deep colors

VERY FINE. A VERY RARE ERROR THAT IS ONLY KNOWN USED.

Zagorsky value

6,800
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1747
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1747, Puerto Rico thru RussiaRUSSIA, 1935, 20k Spartacist Games, Imperforate at Top (566 var; Zagorsky 413Pa), RUSSIA, 1935, 20k Spartacist Games, Imperforate at Top (566 var; Zagorsky 413Pa)RUSSIA, 1935, 20k Spartacist Games, Imperforate at Top (566 var; Zagorsky 413Pa). Light c.t.o. cancel confined to the bottom right, rich colors, faint trace of a crease

VERY FINE. A VERY RARE ERROR THAT IS ONLY KNOWN USED.

Zagorsky value

6,800
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1748
 
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1748, Puerto Rico thru RussiaRUSSIA, 1948, 15k, 30k, 45k Sports, Imperforate at Top (1254-1256 var; Zagorsky 1220pa, 1221pa, 1222pa), RUSSIA, 1948, 15k, 30k, 45k Sports, Imperforate at Top (1254-1256 var; Zagorsky 1220pa, 1221pa, 1222pa)RUSSIA, 1948, 15k, 30k, 45k Sports, Imperforate at Top (1254-1256 var; Zagorsky 1220pa, 1221pa, 1222pa). Light and unobtrusive cancels, Very Fine, Zagorsky value

2,930
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1749
og
Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1749, Puerto Rico thru RussiaRUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257), RUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257)RUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257). Lightly hinged, both with large margins, strong colors, Very Fine and handsome set, 80k with Soviet Philatelic Society handstamp, Zagorsky $4,000.00

3,300
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