Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Uruguay thru Venezuela

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5046
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Sale 1259, Lot 5046, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1856, 80c Green (2). Unused (no gum as usual), large to full margins except just into frameline at top, fresh color, Very Fine for this, with 2019 P.F. certificate, Scott $500.00

E. 200-300
275
5047
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Sale 1259, Lot 5047, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1856, 1r Vermilion (3). Unused (no gum as usual), large to full margin all around (an unusual trait on this issue), attractive color, Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate, Scott $450.00

E. 200-300
225
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5048
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Sale 1259, Lot 5048, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1858, 120c-240c Sun (4-6). Unused (no gum as usual), each with four large margins, bright colors, Very Fine, a handsome set of the 1858 Issue, each with 1961 or 1965 Hunziker certificate, Scott $875.00

E. 400-500
500
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5049
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Sale 1259, Lot 5049, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1856, 240c Dull Vermilion, Deep Vermilion, Brick Red (6, 6a, 6b). First two with original gum, No. 6b no gum, ech with large margins, No. 6b with thin, otherwise a Very Fine group of the three listed shades, No. 6a signed A. Brun and with 2018 Rocha certificate, Scott $665.00

E. 200-300
450
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5050
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Sale 1259, Lot 5050, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1858, 240c Brick Red (6b). Original gum, large margins all around, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine, rarely encountered both this choice and with original gum, Scott $325.00

E. 150-200
325
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5051
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Sale 1259, Lot 5051, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859, 60c Lilac, Thin Numerals (7). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., large even margins, beautiful deep shade and strong impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gem pair of the 60c Thin Numerals, multiples with original gum are quite scarce, ex Gordon John

E. 150-200
110
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5052
 
Sale 1259, Lot 5052, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859-60, Thin and Thick Numerals Balance. Nineteen singles and four pairs, ten used including two tied on piece, most with large margins all around, several with original gum, a few small faults, most Very Fine, some signed A. Diena or A. Brun, five Rocha certificates accompany

E. 500-750
900
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5053
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Sale 1259, Lot 5053, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859, 100c Brown Lake, Thin Numerals (9). Original gum, huge margins including left sheet margin, intense shade and impression on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb original-gum example of the 100c Thin Numerals issue, ex Gordon John

E. 200-300
250
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5054
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Sale 1259, Lot 5054, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859, 100c Brown Rose, Thin Numerals (9a). Block of four, Types 9-12, original gum, h.r.'s, large margins all around, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, a rare block in outstanding quality, with 2019 Rocha certificate

E. 500-750
800
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5055
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Sale 1259, Lot 5055, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859, 120c Blue, Thin Numerals (10). Position 1, Type 1, original gum, huge margins including top left corner sheet margins, deep shade on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb corner-margin example of this classic issue, this Position 1 on printing stone shows an interesting part transfer of left frameline which is complete on other Type 1 transfers on the stone, ex Gordon John

E. 200-300
100
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5056
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Sale 1259, Lot 5056, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859, 180c Green, Thin Numerals (11). Reconstructed bottom right corner margin block of fourteen, consisting of a block of ten and a block of four rejoined at top, top left stamp (position 131 in the sheet) is Lee sub-type 1a, which only occurs once in the sheet, original gum, a couple stamps Mint N.H., other two margin large, wonderfully fresh, light horizontal bend just affects the third row, position 12 with faint hinge thin, Extremely Fine appearance, a handsome multiple of the Thin Numeral issue, signed A. Diena

E. 200-300
250
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5057
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Sale 1259, Lot 5057, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1859, 240c Vermilion, Thin Numerals (12). Block of four with top left corner sheet margins, Positions 1-2/13-14, Types 1-2/3-4, original gum, h.r., huge margins all round, bright color, Extremely Fine, a superb and significant multiple that proves the lithographic printing stone starts with Types 1-2 (3-4 below), signed Diaz, illustrated in Lee book (figure 41, plate J), ex Lee (backstamped "EJL"), Hoffmann, and Gordon John

E. 500-750
1,000
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5058
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Sale 1259, Lot 5058, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1860, 60c Gray Lilac, Thick Numerals (13a). Block of four, types 2-3, 8D-9, unused (no gum), large margin all around, coarse impression, right pair with faint vertical crease, bottom left stamp with diagonal crease, Very Fine appearance, a very scarce block, with 2018 Rocha certificate

E. 200-300
325
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5059
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Sale 1259, Lot 5059, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1860, 80c Yellow, Thick Numerals (14). Bottom left corner margin block of four, Types 1-2/7-8, original gum, h.r., large to huge margins, ms. "Contaduria" control mark in left margin, bright color, bottom pair with light gum crease, Extremely Fine, an outstanding corner margin block, with 2008 Rocha certificate

E. 300-400
650
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5060
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Sale 1259, Lot 5060, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1860, 80c Yellow, Thick Numerals (14). Block of four, original gum, h.r., large margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, magnificent quality, signed A. Diena, ex "Tito" (Part 2, as part of a reconstruction) and Gordon John

E. 200-300
200
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5061
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Sale 1259, Lot 5061, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1860, 100c Carmine, Thick Numerals (15a). Block of four, original gum, large to full margins, intense color and impression, bottom left stamp with tiny thin and pinhole, Very Fine appearance, a very scarce block, signed A. Diena

E. 200-300
375
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5062
 
Sale 1259, Lot 5062, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1856-60, Sperati Reproductions. Five, 1856 60c and 80c, 1858 180c and 240c, 1860 80c, two with ms. "cancels", each with Sperati handstamp on back, Very Fine group

E. 200-300
130
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5063
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Sale 1259, Lot 5063, Uruguay thru VenezuelaURUGUAY, 1866, 20c on 6c Brick Red (28). Original gum, h.r., exceedingly large margins all around, clear impression, Extremely Fine, a choice original-gum example of this elusive stamp, signed Bloch and with his 1983 Friedl certificate, Scott $400.00

E. 200-300
170
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5064
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VENEZUELA, 1951 State Arms Issues (C338-C553). Complete set of 216 stamps, either Mint N.H. or lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh overall, Very Fine, a scarce complete offering, Scott $2,272.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 500-750
600
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