Sale 284

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General Foreign - Cayman Islands through F.S.A.T.
 
 
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Lot 2111
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Cayman Islands 1889 Jamaica 2d green used in Cayman Islands (SG Z3), cancelled violet double oval postmark "Grand Cayman/ Post Office/ Sep 26 1889". Perf toning. Fine and rare. Believed to be the earliest recorded example of any Cayman Is. postal marking. This Jamaica branch post office was opened in Georgetown. Grand Cayman sometime in 1889. Very few examples have survived, often mistakenly discarded as fiscal usages because of the violet ink used to apply the marking.
SG £900 ++ ($1,150)
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Lot 2112

Colombia Consular Airmail overprints, 1928-29 envelopes (5) from a bank correspondence (4 different bank) in New York to Bogata bearing various U.S. values (8, with some perfins) cancelled on departure, in combination with New York overprints "EU" on 30c (10), two cancelled in New York and the other three tied by Servicio de Transports / Cartagena", one is "AR" and taxed; also includes 1930 envelope, portion of back missing, to Bogota bearing U.S. 2¢ (2) in combination with Colombia 1929 25c all tied by departure c.d.s., taxed 25c on arrival, so not accepted for postage, interesting assembly, F-VF.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2113

Colombia 1920 Colombian Air Navigation Co. issue (Sanabria 16-17, 16a, 17a), full sheet of of 62 including tête-bêche pair and Juxta-positioned corner block. Without gum as issued. Minor margin faults, several tone spots clear of stamps at right, corner crease affecting three stamps at bottom right. Otherwise Very Fine. Sanabria $6,720.
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Lot 2114
 
Croatia 1941 Gold overprint (B1-B2), sheets of 16 plus 9 labels. O.g., never hinged. Very Fine and scarce. Michel 39A-40A.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2115

Croatia 1944 Storm Tropper set (B73-B75), o.g., never hinged. Very Fine.
Scott $300
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Lot 2116

Cuba "Paid at Havana" crowned circle (A1), clear strike on 1845 f1 to Mexico, boxed Veracruz entry postmark Nov 13, red manuscript "1/- rate, "Havana datestamp, Nov 9 on reverse, Very Fine. Content is a printed Cuba export report comparing overseas exports form Havana and Matanzas for the years 1844 and 1845. SG CC1 £900 ($1,150).
Scott $1,000
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Lot 2117

Cuba "Paid at Havana" crowned circle (A1), clear strike from a well-worn device on 1848 f1 to Durango, Mexico, postmarked Havana c.d.s., Jan 11 (another on reverse), magenta manuscript "2/-"rate, Fine-Very Fine. Letter speaks of enclosure [not present] necessitating double rate. SG CC1 £900 ($1,150).
Scott $1,000
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Lot 2118

Cuba "Paid at Havana" crowned circle (A2), Very Fine strike on green 1849 folded cover to Philadelphia, magenta manuscript "1/-" rate and red handstamped " 5" in circle, postmarked Havana c.d.s., Sept 29 on reverse (offset of anther strike at front), Very Fine. SG CC2 £900 ($1,150).
Scott $1,000
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Lot 2119

Cuba "Paid at Havana" crowned circle (A3), clear strike on 1857 f1 to Veracruz, Mexico, red manuscript "1/-" rate, postmarked Havana c.d.s., Nov 26, on reverse. SG CC3 £750 ($960).
Scott $850
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Lot 2120

Cuba "Paid at Havana" crowned circle (A3), mostly clear strike on 1866 f1 to Mexico, red manuscript 1/- British rate, handstamped ½ after incorrect 2 was obliterated with a 0 placed sideways, postmarked Havana c.d.s., Sept 22, on reverse, blue merchant's handstamp at lower left, Very Fine. Letter is printed annual report of the firm Avendaño Hermanos. SG CC3 £750 ($960).
Scott $850
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Lot 2121

Cuba Great Britain 1865-73, 4d vermilion (A10), plate 12, tied on folded letter to Mexico City by neat Havana "C58" duplex, June 23, 1871, blue oval" Manuel Payró" New Orleans and black "4" backstamps, blue oval Marquette & Co. merchant's backstamps on reverse; perfs clipped at top (pre-use), Very Fine. SG Z6.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2122

Cuba 1844, Correo Maritimo No. 3 marking, mostly clear strike of Empresa oval in blue on Jan. 31, 1844 folded letter from Havana to Madrid, matching "Franco" in framed arc, fresh, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2123

Cuba 1851, Correo Maritimo No. 3 marking, bold strike of Empresa oval in dark blue, matching "Franco" in oval on Feb. 10, 1851 folded letter from Havana to Madrid, merchant's oval in corner, few tiny worm holes not affecting markings, still Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2124

Cuba 1855, Charleston S.C. 10 Havana Dec. 13, bold strike of c.d.s. on 1855 folded letter from Havana to New York, manuscript. "pr. Str. `Isabel' via Charleston" at lower left, Very Fine, very scarce marking.
Estimate 250 - 300
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Lot 2125
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Cuba 1864, Pa.Fe. Brown, P.F. blue, Ultramar essays, ample to large margins, blue with left sheet margin. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2126
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Cuba 1866, ¼r black on buff, overprinted "66" (22), nine unused or o.g. singles and one used, all four margins, nice variety of overprints and shifts. Very Fine.
Scott $650
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Lot 2127
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Cuba 1899, 1¢-10¢ plus 10¢ special delivery large die proofs (227P1-231P1, E2TC1), removed from card and cut to stamp size, few faults (5¢ repaired, E2 thin). Otherwise Very Fine also includes 228 P1, approx. 3½ & 4½ with tone spots.
Scott $2,460
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Lot 2128
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Cuba 1902, 1c on 3c provisional, six different varieties (232 var), "1" at left, "1" at right, diagonal surcharge, "Habilitado" at bottom (block of four), Habilitado at top & bottom, and horizontal pair, one without surcharge. First three without gum. First three and last a bit toned. Otherwise F.-V.F.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2129

Cuba 1902, 1c on 3c provisional, surcharge sideways (232 var.), block of four (two vertical pairs rejoined). O.g. F.-V.F.
Estimate 400 - 600
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Lot 2130

Cuba 1902, 1c on 3c double surcharge and inverted surcharge (232a, 232b), o.g. F.-V.F.
Scott $350
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Lot 2131

Cuba 1910, 2c carmine & green, center inverted (240a), average centering, tied along with normal 1c, 2c & 8c, on "registered "cover to Spain, cancelled 30 Dec 1913, no registration number or backstamp, probably a favor item but rare, nonetheless.
Scott $550
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Lot 2132

Cuba 1910, 10c, brown & blue, center inverted (244a), o.g., hinge remnant. Very Fine.
Scott $800
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Lot 2133

Cuba 1914-15, 1c-1p Maps imperforate (253-262 var), horizontal pairs, large margins. O.g., lightly hinged. Fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $1,150
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Lot 2134
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Cuba 1917-42 booklets & booklet panes (264a//305Bc), panes comprise #265a, 267b, 275a, 304a & 305Bc, plus two complete booklets of four panes each 1c # 264 and 3c # 305Bc, average to exceptional centering, fresh and Fine-Very Fine.
Scott $592 ++
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Lot 2135
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Cuba 1925-28 1¢ booklet pane of 30 (274a), o.g., never hinged. Fresh and Fine. incorrectly listed by Scott as a pane of six.
Scott $325 for hinged
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Lot 2136
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Cuba 1925-28, 2¢ carmine, booklet pane of 30 (275b), well centered with original interleaving. fresh and Very Fine. O.g., never hinged.
Scott $325 for hinged
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Lot 2137

Cuba 1917 Constitutional government overprints, o.g. Light crease. Otherwise F.-V.F. Edifil FN195-197, FN203.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2138

Cyprus 1880, 6d olive gray, plate 16 (5), bright color, fresh. O.g. Very Fine.
Scott $550
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Lot 2139

Danzig 1924-25 Official set, overprinted (O42-O52), o.g., never hinged. Very Fine.
Scott $500

Expertization: 35pf and several others signed Dr Dub.
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Lot 2140
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Denmark 1851, 2rbs blue (1), fresh, large to clear margins. Cancelled "1" in concentric circles. Fine.
Scott $975
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Lot 2141

Egypt 1956 Scout Jamboree souvenir sheets (B15 var.), perf and imperf sheets. O.g., never hinged. Very Fine and scarce.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 2142

Ethiopia 1902, 1g postal card, used to Milan, Italy, cancelled Adis Abeba, 11 Aug 1902, India 1a stamp added at Aden for international postage, tied by "Aden, 25 Ap 03" c.d.s., Milan receiver with illegible date; small tear at top, Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 2143

Ethiopia 1905 picture postcard to Zanzibar, franked with 5c on ½g green (43) tied by one of two strikes Harar c.d.s., 22 Jan 05, Somali Coast 10c (38) added for international postage, tied by blue c.d.s., 23 Jan, Aden transit c.d.s. 6 Feb, and Zanzibar receiver 14 Feb; minor faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 2144

Falkland Islands 1894, 2½d Prussian blue (14), used with ½p green and 1p orange brown, tied by "F.I." barred ovals on cover to St. Louis, Mo. postmarked "Falkland Island's Jy 26 1895" c.d.s., backstamped St. Louis Sep 8, corner card of the "Port Stanley Agency of the Deutsche Sampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft Kosmos at Hamburg", Very Fine and scarce three color franking. SG 29.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2145

Falkland Islands 1891, 2½d pale chalky ultramarine (15a), tied by segmented cork and by "Falkland Islands (DE) 1 1891" c.d.s. on cover to Ventnor, Isle of Wight, manuscript "via Sandy Point", backstamped partial Ventnor December c.d.s. with illegible day; surname of addressee heavily erased and written over, probably at a later time, otherwise Fine and very scarce early usage. SG 27.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2146

Falkland Islands 1896, 6d yellow (16), tied by "Falkland*Islands*27 Jul 03" c.d.s. on small registered cover to Havana, Cuba, West Indies via London, black crowned "REGISTERED" and red London oval 24 July with blue manuscript "10" rate and three registration numbers, handstamped, presumably in Havana, magenta "Aug 6 1903" and violet "Aug 7 1903" straightline handstamps, fresh and Very Fine. SG 34.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2147

Falkland Islands 1896, 9d salmon (17a), tied by "South Georgia C Feb 13 12" c.d.s. and by small "South Georgia" straightline (SG ZU3) on registered cover to Liverpool, backstamped London and Liverpool, F.-V.F. SG 36.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 2148

Falkland Islands 1896, 1s bister brown (18a), tied by "Falkland Island's No 16 96" c.d.s. on registered cover to Altona, Germany, black crowned "REGISTERED" and London registry oval, 26 Dec, backstamped Altona 27 Dec; vertical and horizontal file folds not affecting stamp, F.-V.F. SG 38.
Estimate 400 - 600
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Lot 2149

Falkland Islands 1904, ½d//1s Edward VII (22-25, 27), tied by "Falkland Islands, Fe 14 12" c.d.s.s. on registered cover to Germkany, backstamped London 18 Mar and Ulm 20 Mar, Very Fine. SG 43-46, 48.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2150

Falkland Islands 1904, 3s deep green (28), bottom sheet margin single tied by Falkland Islands c.d.s. (illegible date) on registered cover to Germany, London registry oval 22 Jan 1911, backstamped Charlottenburg, 24 Jan, Very Fine. SG 49.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 2151
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Falkland Islands 1928, 2½d on 2d purple brown (52), tied on small piece. Fine and rare. SG 115 £800 ($1,020).
Scott $925

Expertization: 1978 B.P.A. Certificate.
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Lot 2152

Falkland Islands 1928, 2½d on 2d purple brown (52), tied by "South Georgia C 23 Feb 28" c.d.s. on cover to Devon, England; cover faults including repair at upper right, stamp with light corner crease, a Fine commercial usage of this rare provisional on the day after it was withdraws from sale. SG 115.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Expertization: 1999 R.P.S. Certificate.
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Lot 2153

Falkland Islands 1933, 3d-1s Centenary (69-72), tied by "South Georgia C 15 No 33" c.d.s.s. on cover to England, F.-V.F. SG 131-134.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2154

Falkland Islands War Tax, 1919, ½d deep olive, comb perf 13 x 14 (MR1-MR3), tied by "Falkland Islands C 7 Oc 19" on small registered cover to Halifax Nova Scotia, Halifax receiver, 15 Dec, at lower right, London transit, 30 Nov, on reverse, Very Fine. SG 70-72.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 2155

Falkland Islands "Wilkins Anarctic Expedition/Deception Island", handstamped cachet on Roessler printed envelope with 1d scarlet (55) tied by 1929 Falkland Is. c.d.s. (month illegible), below is a South Shetlands c.d.s. of Jan 6 1930, signed by explorer Hubert Wilkins.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2156

Falkland Islands 1943 British Forces in the Falklands, cover to England postmarked red "Post Office/Maritime Mail" with violet handstamped censor "No. 4428" crowned circle with censor's signature; flap missing, Fine. Includes 5-page letter from Falkland Islands "Pvt. J. Fcs.", docketed "Thurs. 1943 Sept 4th".
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2157

Falkland Islands 1955-56 Aerial Survey Expedition, black and white label produced for "Hunting Aerosurveys & Geophysics Unit" tied, along with pair of 1sh QEII (127), by Port Stanley c.d.s.s. 8 Feb 56 on airmail cover to London, twice-redirected in London, Fine and rare.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 2158

France 1849-50, 15c green pair and 1fr carmine (2, 9), nice colors, large to ample margins, the 1fr has light horizontal bend and some slight soiling, cancelled by "gros points" on small piece, fine 1 franc 30 centimes franking for the U.S.A.
Scott $2,050
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Lot 2159

France 1849-50, 25c blue pair and 1fr dard carmine (6b, 9), large to clear margins, tied by diamond grill on 1850 (Nov. 20) folded letter from Paris to New Orleans via London (Nov. 2), "Br. Packet N.Yk 5/ Dec 7" c.d.s. also ties 25c pair, horizontal filing fold crosses top of the 1fr resulting in small marginal tear, Fine and attractive franking.
Maury €2,350 ($2,540)
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Lot 2160
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France 1852 Présidence 10c pale bister on yellowish (10), lovely color and impression, large to ample margins. Cancelled by small figures "1701". F.-V.F. Maury 9.
Scott $450

Expertization: 1978 Von der Weid Certificate.
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