Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022

Category — St. Pierre & Miquelon thru Tahiti

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4860
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4860, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1885, 25c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw (8; Yvert 3). Four margins that are much larger than typically encountered on this stamp, strong color, portion of circular datestamp, Very Fine, a highly desirable used example of this rare stamp, signed A. Brun and Matthey, with 2019 Gautre certificate, Scott $1,925.00, Yvert €3,000

E. 750-1,000
1,100
4861
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4861, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1886, 5c Black (12; Yvert 16). Tied on piece by blue Feb. 14, 1886 datestamp, large margins, without the gum staining that affect most, Very Fine, these scarce typeset stamps exist only in used condition, signed Scheller and with 2020 Gautre certificate, Scott $1,500.00, Yvert €1,900

E. 500-750
650
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4862
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4862, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1891, 15c on 35c Black on Orange (16; Yvert 13). Tied on piece by double-ring datestamp, well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, signed A. Brun and with 2019 Gautre certificate, Scott $575.00, Yvert €720

E. 200-300
200
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4863
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4863, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1891, 15c on 35c Black on Orange (16; Yvert 13). Selvage at right, light datestamp cancel, strong color, Very Fine, signed Miro, Thiaude, and A. Brun, with 2022 Roumet certificate, Scott $525.00, Yvert €720

E. 200-300
190
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4864
og
Sale 1259, Lot 4864, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1891, 35c Violet on Orange (32; Yvert 27). Original gum, mild h.r., unusually fresh, Very Fine, signed Calves and with 2019 Gautre certificate, Scott $525.00, Yvert €780

E. 200-300
225
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4865
c
Sale 1259, Lot 4865, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1892, 20c-5fr, 10c Postage Due (53-59, J2; Yvert 52-58, TT2). Tied by June 8, 1911 double-ring datestamps on cover to Paris (June 20 backstamp), large margins including a couple with sheet margin (1fr with corner sheet margin), 20c with very light gum staining, Very Fine, signed Calves, Scheller, and with 2020 Gautre certificate, catalogue values as used stamps, Scott $1,261.00, Yvert €1,586

E. 400-500
475
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4866
c
Sale 1259, Lot 4866, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1942, 10c-2.50fr, 20c on 10c - 20fr on 90c France Libre (226, 229, 231-232, 235-236, 238-241, 243-246, 249-255; Yvert 250, 253, 255-256, 259-260, 262-265, 267-270, 274-280). Twenty different stamps including the complete surcharged set, tied by Jan. 13, 1942 circular datestamps on fresh philatelic cover, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, ex "World Traveler", signed Bloch, catalogue values as used stamps, Scott $726.00, Yvert €923

E. 400-500
300
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4867
c
Sale 1259, Lot 4867, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1941, 10c-3fr Red "Noel 1941" Ovpts. (260-277; Yvert 212-229). Complete set tied by Dec. 30, 1941 circular datestamps on philatelic cover, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce cover, ex "World Traveler", signed Bloch, catalog values as used stamps, Scott $1,060.00, Yvert €1,145

E. 750-1,000
425
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4868
c
Sale 1259, Lot 4868, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiST. PIERRE & MIQUELON, 1941, 10c-3fr Black "Noel 1941" Ovpts. (280-292, 294-297; Yvert 212A-224A; 226A-229A). Complete set less the rare 1.75fr value, tied by Jan. 2, 1942 circular datestamps on philatelic cover, bright colors, Fine-Very Fine, ex "World Traveler", signed Bloch, catalog values as used stamps, Scott $1,488.00, Yvert €1,870

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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4869
og
Sale 1259, Lot 4869, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiSOMALI COAST, 1894, 1fr on 5fr Carmine (5; Yvert 5). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, gum crease at bottom left, certificate also states small cut, but we do not see it breaking the paper, Very Fine appearance, with 2022 Roumet certificate, Scott $2,100.00, Yvert €2,550

E. 400-500
600
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4870
ng
Sale 1259, Lot 4870, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiSOMALI COAST, 1899, 40c on 4c Brown & Blue (23; Yvert 22). Certificate states no gum but we see portions of original gum, uncommonly large margins all around, wonderfully fresh, Extremely Fine, while used copies are relatively plentiful, very few unused have survived, with 2022 Roumet certificate, Scott $3,250.00, Yvert €4,300

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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4871
og
Sale 1259, Lot 4871, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiSOMALI COAST, 1899, 40c on 4c Brown & Blue (23; Yvert 22). Original gum, h.r., some browning of gum due to irregular gum pooling, large to full margins, Very Fine, while used copies are relatively plentiful, very few unused have survived, signed Calves and with clear 2022 Roumet certificate, Scott $3,250.00, Yvert €4,300

E. 750-1,000
550
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4872
og
Sale 1259, Lot 4872, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiSOMALI COAST, 1902, 5c on 75c Gray Lilac & Orange (27B; Yvert 34). Large part original gum, large margins, fresh colors, Very Fine, only 450 printed, the majority of which were used, signed A. Diena, A. Brun, Thiaude, and Calves, with 2005 Sismondo certificate, Scott $1,600.00, Yvert €2,100

E. 500-750
600
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4873
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4873, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiTAHITI, 1884, 25c on 1fr Bronze Green on Straw, Surcharge Inverted (4a; Yvert 6a). Tied on piece by Papeete Sept. 15, 1884 double-ring datestamp, large to full margins including a sheet margin at top, rich color, Very Fine, signed Miro and Calves, Scott $650.00, Yvert €1,000

E. 200-300
375
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4874
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4874, St. Pierre & Miquelon thru TahitiTAHITI, 1893, 35c Violet on Orange (26; Yvert 28). Strong color and impression, neat portion of double-ring datestamp, Very Fine, a rare stamp, with only 150 printed, with 2022 Roumet certificate, Scott $2,200.00, Yvert €3,000

E. 750-1,000
950
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