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Sale 1226 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 29 September-1 October, 2020

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Category — Colombia - 1859 First Issue, 1p

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1346
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Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1346, Colombia - 1859 First Issue, 1p1859, 1p Carmine (7), 1859, 1p Carmine (7)1859, 1p Carmine (7). Positions 41 thru 100, block of 60 comprising the bottom six rows from the sheet of 100, unused (no gum), intense shade and bright fresh paper, large margins with sheet margins on three sides, a few folds mostly between the stamps

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-PESO 1859 FIRST ISSUE OF COLOMBIA. ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR AND IMPORTANT ITEMS OF CLASSIC SOUTH AMERICAN PHILATELY.

This remarkable block of 60 of the 1859 One-Peso was never part of the major Colombia collections formed by Newbury, Larsen, Burrus or Neuburger. It was offered at auction in the 2009 Investphila sale of the "Juan Santa Maria" collection and was acquired by Gordon N. John. The next largest size block of this issue is the block of 40 offered as lot 1347 in this sale.

Ex "Juan Santa Maria"

E. 10,000-15,000
Future Sale
1347
ngbl
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1347, Colombia - 1859 First Issue, 1p1859, 1p Carmine (7), 1859, 1p Carmine (7)1859, 1p Carmine (7). Positions 51-58 thru 91-98, block of 40, unused (no gum), large margins all around, rich color, bright and fresh, top and bottom rows creased, small hole in one stamp at bottom

VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR AND IMPORTANT LARGE BLOCK OF THE ONE-PESO 1859 FIRST ISSUE.

This is the second largest block of the 1859 One-Peso -- the largest is the block of 60 offered in this sale as lot 1346.

Ex Newbury, Wickersham and "Islander"

E. 4,000-5,000
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1348
ogbl
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1348, Colombia - 1859 First Issue, 1p1859, 1p Carmine (7), 1859, 1p Carmine (7)1859, 1p Carmine (7). Positions 6-10/16-20/26-30, block of 15 with top right corner sheet margins, original gum, large margins all around, beautiful deep rich color on bright fresh paper, usual slight creasing caused by gum, a few faint toned spots on gum

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST LARGE BLOCKS OF THE 1859 ONE-PESO FIRST ISSUE IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Newbury, Londono and "Islander"

E. 3,000-4,000
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1349
ngbl
Sale Number 1226, Lot Number 1349, Colombia - 1859 First Issue, 1p1859, 1p Carmine (7), 1859, 1p Carmine (7)1859, 1p Carmine (7). Positions 2-5/12-15/22-25/32-35, block of 16, unused (no gum), large margins on three sides with top sheet margin, bright shade, creases and thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE 1859 ONE-PESO FIRST ISSUE.

Ex "Esmeralda"

E. 2,000-3,000
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