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Sale 1224 — 2020 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30 June-1 July, 2020

Category — Worldwide: New Brunswick thru Sweden

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
341
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 341, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenNEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 1sh Dull Violet (4; SG 6), NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 1sh Dull Violet (4; SG 6)NEW BRUNSWICK, 1851, 1sh Dull Violet (4; SG 6). Nearly full original gum (characteristic thinly applied gum), large margins nearly all around, incredibly fresh overall, with deep luxuriant color and a sharp impression, just the slightest trace of hinge thin spot

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ESPECIALLY HANDSOME ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS CLASSIC RARITY.

Ex Chapin and Gross. Signed A. Diena. With 2010 Greene Foundation certificate. Scott $40,000.00. SG £25,000. Unitrade C$70,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
12,000
342
c
Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 342, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenNEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 5p Brown Violet (5; SG 5), NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 5p Brown Violet (5; SG 5)NEWFOUNDLAND, 1857, 5p Brown Violet (5; SG 5). Single and exceptionally rare horizontal strip of three, all with large to ample margins, deep rich color, tied by oval grid cancels on 1858 blue folded cover to Sydney, C.B. (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia), red rimless "St. John's, Newfoundland MY 31, 1858" circular datestamp to left of stamps, manuscript directive "per Steamer" and red crayon "1/4", Port Sydney backstamp, two light vertical file folds, one passes thru center stamp in strip

VERY FINE. A STUNNING AND HIGHLY EXHIBITABLE COVER WITH WHAT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE HIGHEST PENCE-ISSUE FRANKING EXTANT. IT IS ALSO THE EARLIEST KNOWN USE OF THE 5-PENCE STAMP.

Ex Consul Weinberger and Gross. With 2010 Greene Foundation certificate.

E. 10,000-15,000
9,000
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343°
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 343, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenNIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1897, 2p Lake, Watermark Reversed (SG 68x), NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1897, 2p Lake, Watermark Reversed (SG 68x)NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE, 1897, 2p Lake, Watermark Reversed (SG 68x). Bottom left corner selvage block of twelve, slightly mount disturbed original gum, exceptionally fresh color on bright white paper, well-centered overall, Very Fine, a remarkable multiple of this scarce watermark variety of which only one sheet was discovered per Nelson, SG £1,560 as singles

E. 1,200-1,500
1,600
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344°
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 344, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenPRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1870, 3p Blue on White Paper, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (6d; SG 30a), PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1870, 3p Blue on White Paper, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (6d; SG 30a)PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, 1870, 3p Blue on White Paper, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Vertically (6d; SG 30a). Mint N.H. complete pane of 30, few minor hinge marks in selvage only, entirely imperforate between fourth and fifth columns, bold color on bright paper, couple minor gum skips on normal stamps

FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE NEVER-HINGED COMPLETE PANE OF THE 3-PENCE ON WHITE PAPER WITH SIX IMPERFORATE-BETWEEN PAIRS.

Catalogued as singles. Scott $3,900.00. SG £2,250 as hinged. Unitrade C$3,600.00

E. 4,000-5,000
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345°
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 345, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 1-1/2c on -1/2a to 4c on 1a, 32c on 2a Surcharges, "Cancelled" Overprint (1S-4S, 9S; SG 1s-4s, 9s), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 1-1/2c on -1/2a to 4c on 1a, 32c on 2a Surcharges, "Cancelled" Overprint (1S-4S, 9S; SG 1s-4s, 9s)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1867, 1-1/2c on -1/2a to 4c on 1a, 32c on 2a Surcharges, "Cancelled" Overprint (1S-4S, 9S; SG 1s-4s, 9s). Group of five values including 32c high value, each affixed to card stock cut from the archives with small black "CANCELLED" overprint, few small faults, mostly slightly toned perfs

FINE AND UNIQUE GROUP OF THE STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 1867 FIRST ISSUE WITH "CANCELLED" SPECIMEN OVERPRINTS FROM THE DE LA RUE ARCHIVES.

Ex De La Rue Archives

E. 7,500-10,000
7,000
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346°
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 346, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenSTRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, Ty. E-G (SG A-C) (22-24; SG 33-35), STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, Ty. E-G (SG A-C) (22-24; SG 33-35)STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, 1880, 10c on 30c Claret, Ty. E-G (SG A-C) (22-24; SG 33-35). Vertical block of eight with wing margin and interpanneau gutter margin at right, Positions 29-30/35-36/41-42/47-48, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair h.r., center four stamps Mint N.H., the scarce Type F (SG C) showing interesting broken top of "1", light horizontal bend thru third horizontal pair and small adhesion on Position 2

VERY FINE AND IMPRESSIVE MULTIPLE CONTAINING THREE TYPES OF THE 1880 10-CENT ON 30-CENT SURCHARGE.

Multiples of this issue are very rare. The surcharge was done in a setting of 60, and the panes were guillotined to adapt to the overprint setting as indicated by the cut interpanneau margin at right.

Ex Charles Taylor. Catalogued as singles. Scott $3,200.00. SG £3,025

E. 4,000-5,000
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347
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 347, Worldwide: New Brunswick thru SwedenSWEDEN, 1920, 20o on 2o Orange, Air Post, Watermark Crown (C4; Facit 137vm), SWEDEN, 1920, 20o on 2o Orange, Air Post, Watermark Crown (C4; Facit 137vm)SWEDEN, 1920, 20o on 2o Orange, Air Post, Watermark Crown (C4; Facit 137vm). Lightly hinged, far better centering than typically found, bright and fresh, Very Fine, only one sheet of 100 stamps was printed with the Crown watermark, light pencil signature, ex Gross, Scott $3,250.00, Facit SK 26,000

E. 1,000-1,500
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