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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 May, 2021

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Category — Finland thru France

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2634
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2634, Finland thru FranceFINLAND, 1858, 5k Blue, Large Pearls (1; Facit 1lIb), FINLAND, 1858, 5k Blue, Large Pearls (1; Facit 1lIb)FINLAND, 1858, 5k Blue, Large Pearls (1; Facit 1lIb). Unused (no gum), large balanced margins all around, rich color on bright paper, barest trace of thin in margin at top (outside oval)

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 5-KOPECKS WITH LARGE PEARLS.

Seldom offered in unused condition. The first example we have offered in at least 30 years. With 1998 Oesch certificate. Scott $11,000.00. Facit SK 75,000

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E. 2,000-3,000
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2635
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2635, Finland thru FranceFINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc), FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc)FINLAND, 1856-58, 5k Blue, Small Pearls (1; Facit 1lc). Horizontal pair, mostly large to ample margins, just touched at right and irregularly cut at top right, boxed "Borga 8 Juni. 1858" datestamps, light vertical bend in margin between stamps, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with 2009 Schwenson certificate, Scott $6,500.00 (as two singles), Facit SK 125,000 as a pair

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E. 750-1,000
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2636
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2636, Finland thru FranceFINLAND, 1930, 10m Gray Lilac, Zeppelin Air Post, "1830" for "1930" Error (C1a; Facit 165v), FINLAND, 1930, 10m Gray Lilac, Zeppelin Air Post, "1830" for "1930" Error (C1a; Facit 165v)FINLAND, 1930, 10m Gray Lilac, Zeppelin Air Post, "1830" for "1930" Error (C1a; Facit 165v). Mint N.H. vertical se-tenant pair with selvage at bottom, top stamp the error, wonderfully fresh colors on bright paper

VERY FINE. A SUPERB NEVER-HINGED SE-TENANT PAIR OF THE "1830" FOR "1930" AIR POST ERROR.

500 sheets of the 10 Markka Zeppelin stamp were printed, with this error occurring on only position 86. The error was discovered after about 300 sheets had been distributed. The remaining approximately 200 were given to the Postal Museum and used to exchange for stamps it needed. It is believed well over 100 still remain at the museum.

With 2009 Sismondo certificate. Scott $3,250.00. Facit SK 25,000

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E. 1,500-2,000
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2637
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2637, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish (2), FRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish (2)FRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish (2). Unused (no gum), large margins to ample at top left, deep rich color, crisp impression, light thin, Fine appearance, a scarce unused example, signed Calves, Scott $10,500.00, Yvert €10,000

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E. 500-750
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2638
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2638, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish, 1fr Light Carmine (2, 9; Yvert 2, 6), FRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish, 1fr Light Carmine (2, 9; Yvert 2, 6)FRANCE, 1849, 15c Green on Greenish, 1fr Light Carmine (2, 9; Yvert 2, 6). 15c horizontal pair with mostly large to ample margins, touching at left, 1fr with huge to large margins all around incl. portions of adjoining framelines on two sides, tied by roller grid cancels on 1852 cover to New York, Paris Jun. 10 departure, Calais and Boston transit datestamps, red boxed "PD" handstamp, with original enclosure, Very Fine and scarce use

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E. 750-1,000
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2639
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2639, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1862, 20c Blue, Tete-Beche Pair (26a; Yvert 22b), FRANCE, 1862, 20c Blue, Tete-Beche Pair (26a; Yvert 22b)FRANCE, 1862, 20c Blue, Tete-Beche Pair (26a; Yvert 22b). Horizontal strip of three with left pair arranged "back to back", cancelled by neat "404" in lozenges, rich color, Fine example of this scarce tete-beche pair, signed A. Brun and with 1993 von der Weid certificate, Scott $1,000.00, Yvert €1,400

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E. 400-500
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2640
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2640, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Tete-Beche Pair (54a; Yvert 36b), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Tete-Beche Pair (54a; Yvert 36b)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Yellowish, Tete-Beche Pair (54a; Yvert 36b). Horizontal pair arranged "back to back", original gum, minor h.r., bold color, right stamp with minor stain spot by face, other stamp with slight album adhesion on reverse, otherwise a Fine appearing example of this rare and desirable tete-beche pair, with 1985 Calves and 2012 Sismondo certificates, Scott $5,500.00, Yvert €9,250

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E. 750-1,000
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2641
 
Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2641, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Rose, Tete-Beche Pair (55a; Yvert 58c), FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Rose, Tete-Beche Pair (55a; Yvert 58c)FRANCE, 1870, 10c Bister on Rose, Tete-Beche Pair (55a; Yvert 58c). Horizontal pair arranged "back to back", cancelled by "1196" in lozenges, deep shade, light corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, signed A. Brun and with 1993 von der Weid certificate, Scott $1,750.00, Yvert €2,750

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E. 400-500
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2642
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2642, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1878, 40c Red on Straw, Type I (74; Yvert 70), FRANCE, 1878, 40c Red on Straw, Type I (74; Yvert 70)FRANCE, 1878, 40c Red on Straw, Type I (74; Yvert 70). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, brilliantly rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, an exceedingly scarce stamp in this superb Mint Never-Hinged quality, ex "Chappaqua", Venn and Scarsdale, signed A. Brun and with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott $950.00, Yvert €1,350

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E. 400-500
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2643
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2643, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1927, 2fr-5fr Air Post (C1-C2; Yvert PA1-PA2), FRANCE, 1927, 2fr-5fr Air Post (C1-C2; Yvert PA1-PA2)FRANCE, 1927, 2fr-5fr Air Post (C1-C2; Yvert PA1-PA2). Mint N.H., each with outstanding centering and brilliant colors on bright white paper, Very Fine and choice, easily the finest set of these difficult Air Posts we have ever had the pleasure to offer, ex Dr. Killien, Yvert gives a 100% premium for well-centered examples (not added), with 1993 Calves certificate, Scott $800.00, Yvert €950, neither of which convey the true value of what this pristine set should be worth

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E. 500-750
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2644
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2644, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1931, 1.50fr Dark Blue Air Post,  "E.I.P.A.30" Perfin Initials (C6b; Yvert PA6c), FRANCE, 1931, 1.50fr Dark Blue Air Post,  "E.I.P.A.30" Perfin Initials (C6b; Yvert PA6c)FRANCE, 1931, 1.50fr Dark Blue Air Post, "E.I.P.A.30" Perfin Initials (C6b; Yvert PA6c). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering with wide margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2021 Roumet certificate, Scott $450.00, Yvert €580

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E. 150-200
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2645
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2645, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1936, 50fr Plane Over Paris (C14; Yvert PA14), FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Plane Over Paris (C14; Yvert PA14)FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Plane Over Paris (C14; Yvert PA14). Mint N.H., near perfect centering, radiant color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, a handsome example, with 2012 J.F. Brun certificate for block of four, Scott $1,450.00, Yvert €2,000

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E. 400-500
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2646
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2646, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1936, 50fr Plane Over Paris (C14; Yvert PA14), FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Plane Over Paris (C14; Yvert PA14)FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Plane Over Paris (C14; Yvert PA14). Mint N.H., well-centered, bold color, Very Fine, signed Roumet and with his 2021 certificate, Scott $1,450.00, Yvert €2,000

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E. 400-500
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2647
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2647, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1936, 50fr Banknote, Air Post (C15; Yvert PA15), FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Banknote, Air Post (C15; Yvert PA15)FRANCE, 1936, 50fr Banknote, Air Post (C15; Yvert PA15). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine and choice example of this popular issue, with 2010 P.F. certificate, ex Scarsdale, Scott $1,700.00, Yvert €1,500

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E. 400-500
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2648
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Sale Number 1236, Lot Number 2648, Finland thru FranceFRANCE, 1936, 1.50fr, 10fr South Atlantic Flight (C16-C17; Yvert 320-321), FRANCE, 1936, 1.50fr, 10fr South Atlantic Flight (C16-C17; Yvert 320-321)FRANCE, 1936, 1.50fr, 10fr South Atlantic Flight (C16-C17; Yvert 320-321). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, beautiful colors, Extremely Fine, the 10fr is an exceptional Gem example, ex Dr. Killien, Scott $735.00, Yvert €840

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E. 200-300
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2649
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France Ballons Montes Remarkable Collection. Wonderful array of 73 covers offered intact as received on homemade pages in two albums, wide range of flights from 1870-1871, with various scarce destinations such as uses to Belgium, England, Netherlands and Switzerland, numerous stamp combinations, we notice folded letters, "Lettre-Journal, Gazette des Absents", and "Ballon Poste", and much more, even a couple Pigeon Post microfilms and eight stampless and stamped domestic covers, many were individually purchased at auction with short descriptions included, seventeen certificates accompany, few in mixed condition though much is Fine or better, a fantastic assemblage of these desirable flight covers which is rarely offered in a collection of this size and scope

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E. 7,500-10,000
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2650
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France Ballons Montes Collection. 41 different balloon covers, each neatly mounted on beautiful individual handwritten pages in two albums with descriptions of the cover and the flight, most are domestic uses to France with arrival backstamps but two are to England (one a front), incl. folded letters, covers, Gazette des Absents or Depeche-Ballon, some additional material such as unused stationery lettersheets and post card, used bread permit and two unused Pigeon Post cards, condition is generally Fine-Very Fine, a marvelous opportunity to begin an advanced collection of this fascinating and historical material

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E. 4,000-5,000
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